Today’s thought “nonsense surrounding the many gods” (July 28)

Today’s thought “nonsense surrounding the many gods” (July 28) In this world lots of people are against the God of Israel. Many claim their does not exits a God Who created everything. Strangely enough we do find lots of people in this world who have turned their back on God Almighty, the creator of the… Read More Today’s thought “nonsense surrounding the many gods” (July 28)

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Today’s thought “Blessed people …” (July 27)

Today’s thought “Blessed people who trust in God and share the Good News” (July 27) The day before yesterday we made a call for writers. Our Readers Digest and Lifestyle magazine From Guestwriters can do with some more writers on different subjects. We can still do with people who write about family matters, like how… Read More Today’s thought “Blessed people …” (July 27)

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Today’s thought “When in need of encouragement” (May 18)

Today’s thought “When in need of encouragement” (May 18) Yesterday we could see in his letter to the Thessalonians that Paul could find encouragement by the believers there of which he had many positive things to say, rather in contrast to the Corinthians. Though it appeared that there were also those in Thessalonica who were… Read More Today’s thought “When in need of encouragement” (May 18)

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Today’s thought “Death by being taken captive” (May 15)

Today’s thought “Death by being taken captive” (May 15) In the previous posting we looked at a “death” and spoke about Saul of Tarsus seeing the stoning of apostle Stephen. At the beginning of this contemporary time table, we find several people who were willing to face death by stoning, like Stephen, or in the… Read More Today’s thought “Death by being taken captive” (May 15)

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Death

Originally posted on Myabishai's Blog:
Death Acts 7:55-8:1 But filled with the Holy Spirit, he gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God and Jesus standing at the right hand of God. “Look,” he said, “I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God!” But…

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The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #5 Temptation, assault and curse

After the choice Adam and Eve made to go against the Will of God, eating of the fruit of the Tree of knowledge of good and evil, God came to deal with three parties in the fall of mankind: Adam, Eve and the serpent. An alleged fourth – the devil – is not mentioned in… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #5 Temptation, assault and curse

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Listening to the lessons of the Bible and looking for ways to please God

Yesterday and today’s readings (2 Kings 7-8, Lamentations 3-4, 1 Corinthians 16– 2 Corinthians 1-2) bring to us very practical chapters demonstrating how God knows the future but also how He is willing to share His knowledge with us so that we can prepare ourselves for the hard times to come. In this week where… Read More Listening to the lessons of the Bible and looking for ways to please God

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Not or well Ashamed of the gospel and admitting to be a God loving person

With all the terror attacks and with so many criticising religion lots of people are really getting afraid to tell others that they honestly believe in God and read the Bible regularly. God loving people are already a rarity.  But having them hide will not help to get others coming to God. In these time… Read More Not or well Ashamed of the gospel and admitting to be a God loving person

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the Bible – God’s guide for life #8 Looking to Jesus #1 Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus

Looking To Jesus: “let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus”   Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus, who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, but made himself of no reputation, taking the form of… Read More the Bible – God’s guide for life #8 Looking to Jesus #1 Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus

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Why we do not have our worship-services in a church building

After being questioned about keeping the Sabbath or Sunday people ask us why we do not have our worship services in a ‘normal church with bell tower’ and why we do not have any priests leading the service. First of all followers of Christ should come together regularly. Nowhere is specified it should be in… Read More Why we do not have our worship-services in a church building

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Why we do not keep to a Sabbath or a Sunday or Lord’s Day #6 Sunday or the Lord’s day

Coming together From the acts of apostles and from early civil writings of the first century of our contemporary era we come to know that those who want to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ tried to come together at different occasions. There was not set one specific day in the week, but they could… Read More Why we do not keep to a Sabbath or a Sunday or Lord’s Day #6 Sunday or the Lord’s day

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Why we do not keep to a Sabbath or a Sunday or Lord’s Day #5 Not law binding

Sabbath law binding on followers of Christ or not There are several Christians who say Christians should keep the 7th day holy and as such should be not working on Sunday and holding a service on Sunday. They forget that Sunday is the 8th day of the week or the 1st day of a new… Read More Why we do not keep to a Sabbath or a Sunday or Lord’s Day #5 Not law binding

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