Brother Tim writes: I have had 40 years of making a regular contribution as a brother & part of the brotherhood – Youth Weekends, Camps, Bible Class, Presiding, Exhorting … I am about to retire from my day job. Should I also stop or slow down ecclesial involvement? Surely I’ve done enough? Perhaps I should… Read More Retirement from God’s Service?
Today’s thought “God spoke all these words” (February 15) What is at first most surprising as I read the book of Exodus is the detail Moses is given of the way to construct the tabernacle. I note that, starting with chapter 20:1 “God spoke all these words” to Moses. Today in chapter 26 we have… Read More Today’s thought “God spoke all these words” (February 15)
We have seen how God created out of the chaos and ordered universe in which He placed carnal creatures. In His Kingdom He had His Royal Garden where He placed human beings with a free will. Jehovah the divine Maker God set out to create a perfect creation but alas the very workmanship of His… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #7 Promise and solution
The Christadelphian magazine reflects the teachings, beliefs and activities of the Christadelphians – groups of believers living in most countries in the world. In the issue of July 2015 brother Paul Cresswell looks at the last sayings of Jeshua. John Woodall presents: Scattered in Israel 2 – Levi and Roger Long looks at Israel and… Read More The seven last sayings of Christ discussed in the new edition of the Christadelphian
Before Jesus people had to do with the scrolls with the Torah (Law) Nebim (Prophets)and Kethubim aleph (writings). the followers of Jesus wrote new books or Messianic scriptures, the Kethubim Bet. They are given to us for making it easier to recognise the Messiah and to have a better insight in the Plan of God.… Read More Maintaining unity of Spirit in the bond of peace becoming one with God
In our Sunday service we continued discussing the matter of the day before concerning the insight and/or wisdom which people may receive. We also reflected on the reading of some days before (John chapter 8). the last few weeks we have been under attack and had loads of letters telling us we are haters of… Read More Blindness in the Christian world
Methods of Interpretation The book of Revelation has also fascinated Bible students, and there have many attempts have been made to understand its message. FUTURISTIC: Sees the book as a description of events immediately surrounding the return of the Lord Jesus Christ, probably all occurring during a period of intense activity lasting three-and-half years. PRETERIST:… Read More The Song of The Lamb #4 Methods of Interpretation
The Song of The Lamb Revelation 5, 14 & 15 Bible Songs Revelation is a very difficult book to read and interpret. It is going to be necessary to fill some brief context of these songs – and in a book that, as you know, due to its very figurative language, is not straight forward,… Read More The Song of The Lamb #1 Visions, symbols and suggested meanings