Signs of the times – “Locust invasions”

In February urgent warnings were issued of imminent locust swarms affecting particularly the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) warned that “Good rains along the Red Sea coastal plains in Eritrea and Sudan have allowed two generations of breeding since October, leading to a substantial increase in locust… Read More Signs of the times – “Locust invasions”

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Today’s Thought “Jehovah is about to lay the earth waste” (June 01)

Today’s Thought “Jehovah is about to lay the earth waste” (June 01) In today’s reading we get a warning that the Most High Divine Creator of all things shall destroy the earth in such a way that it shall be empty or lay it waste, Him going to ruin or distort the surface of the… Read More Today’s Thought “Jehovah is about to lay the earth waste” (June 01)

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Today’s Thought “The earth shall be full of …” (May 21)

Today’s Thought “The earth shall be full of …” (May 21) Today’s Isaiah chapter is that marvellous one which tells us of the time to come when “the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD as the waters cover the sea” (11:9). The first part of the chapter is about the work… Read More Today’s Thought “The earth shall be full of …” (May 21)

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Today’s Thought “The people … in darkness have seen a great light” (May 19)

Today’s Thought “The people … in darkness have seen a great light” (May 19) What darkness covers our world today! Nearly all have given up looking for light; they have come to the conclusion that this life is all there is. They have come believe that they are the highest form of the animals, that… Read More Today’s Thought “The people … in darkness have seen a great light” (May 19)

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Signs of the times – “The US, Israel and the Golan Heights”

Washington’s support for Israel – both in word and deed – was again on display last month when President Trump announced that he was officially recognising the Golan Heights as part of the State of Israel. The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, was present when the proclamation was signed on March 25 and described… Read More Signs of the times – “The US, Israel and the Golan Heights”

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Today’s thought “In wisdom you have made them all” (February 28)

Today’s thought “In wisdom you have made them all” (February 28) In today’s Psalm (104) we read, “O LORD, how manifold are your works! In wisdom you have made them all; the earth is full of your creatures” (verse 24). Today, as naturalists and others explore more of the earth, they are discovering more and… Read More Today’s thought “In wisdom you have made them all” (February 28)

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Signs of the times – “Israel’s security”

As we embark on a new year, by God’s grace, security remains a pressing issue for Israelis. At a recent visit to Jerusalem by US officials, headed by the National Security Adviser John Bolton, one matter discussed was the forthcoming “US withdrawal from Syria and the implications for Israel, particularly on the Golan Heights. ‘The… Read More Signs of the times – “Israel’s security”

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January’s issue of The Christadelphian

The January issue, published on December 21, 2018, commences with a New Year Editorial encouraging us to consider what pleases God, followed by two pages of “Letters to the Editor”. “Sunday Morning” focuses appropriately on “beginnings” – the book of Genesis. In the “Exposition” section we conclude Brother Paul Aston’s helpful series, “In the Volume… Read More January’s issue of The Christadelphian

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Today’s thought “Our refuge and strength” (January 26)

Today’s thought “Our refuge and strength” (January 26) Today’s Psalm 46 fills us with a sense of awe; one cannot avoid concluding it is a prophecy that has its ultimate application to the climax of the era in which we live – an age when God is ignored and is believed by most not to… Read More Today’s thought “Our refuge and strength” (January 26)

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Today’s thought “Scorned by mankind” (January 10)

Today’s thought “Scorned by mankind” (January 10) Genesis 10, Psalm 22, Matthew 12 What fascinating thought challenging readings we have today! First, in Genesis we have the judgement of the Creator on the godlessness of Sodom and Gomorrah and how God sent angels to deliver Lot, his wife and family. We read how his sons-in-law… Read More Today’s thought “Scorned by mankind” (January 10)

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Sign of the Times and the Last Days #3 Coming events revealed in the prophetic writings

The fulfilment of Bible prophecy can be a powerful faith builder. To witness events come to pass that were prophesied thousands of years ago in the Bible, renews our confidence in the sure Word of God. Therefore let us examine all the Bible prophecies, see which ones came to be and which ones still have to pass.… Read More Sign of the Times and the Last Days #3 Coming events revealed in the prophetic writings

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Today’s thought “Keep me … hide me …” (January 7)

Today’s thought “Keep me … hide me …” (January 7) How inspiring are the Psalms of David. We perceive that the more troublesome the circumstances that surround him, the closer he comes to God. In today’s Psalm 17 we read his prayer, “Deliver my soul from the wicked by your sword, from men by your… Read More Today’s thought “Keep me … hide me …” (January 7)

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Today’s thought “Arise O LORD! Let not man prevail” (January 4)

Today’s thought “Arise O LORD! Let not man prevail” (January 4) Our daily readings today provide us with many thoughts and meditations. David’s Psalms are, in most cases, prayers – and how appropriate are some of them for us in 2019 – especially the final verses of Psalm 9. “Arise, O LORD! Let not man… Read More Today’s thought “Arise O LORD! Let not man prevail” (January 4)

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