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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If we endure …

“If we endure …” (Thought for the Bible readings of May 26) We continue with our reading and reflections on the final epistle that Paul wrote: our chapter begins with his encouragement to Timothy, “my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ”. He encourages him to “share in the suffering as a… Read More If we endure …

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Maintaining unity of Spirit in the bond of peace becoming one with God

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

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