Today’s thought “… and to the end of the earth” (April 30)

Today’s thought “… and to the end of the earth” (April 30) We should be familiar with the words of the Lord’s Prayer that Jesus taught his disciples. “Thy will be done on earth.” Our readings today show us how God creates situations to see that his will is carried out – when men neglect… Read More Today’s thought “… and to the end of the earth” (April 30)

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Today’s thought “Counted worthy to suffer dishonour” (April 28)

Today’s thought “Counted worthy to suffer dishonour” (April 28) We ponder the reactions of the disciples, now called Apostles, that we read about in Acts 5 today. Their success in preaching and in using the undoubted and obvious powers of the Holy Spirit to heal was having a wide impact; “people also gathered from the… Read More Today’s thought “Counted worthy to suffer dishonour” (April 28)

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Today’s thought “They lifted up their voices … and said” (April 27)

Today’s thought “They lifted up their voices … and said” (April 27) The disciples of Jesus, now called apostles, have been transformed! They are full and overflowing with faith, they have clearness of vision! We are reading of this today in Acts 3 and 4. The “rulers, elders and scribes” in Jerusalem are perplexed, their… Read More Today’s thought “They lifted up their voices … and said” (April 27)

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Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 15)

Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 15) Can we imagine continuing all night in prayer? This is what Jesus did – as we read today in Luke 6. Why did he, as the Son of God, find this necessary? And what was the result of his prayer? We read, “In these days… Read More Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 15)

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Proof of the resurrection of Christ

Several people wonder if Jesus really existed and would have stood up from the dead. Concerning his existence there are enough civil writings to confirm his existence. Many theories have been created concerning his disappearance from the grave. Because of certain historical facts other things just followed and groups of followers created religious groups or… Read More Proof of the resurrection of Christ

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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 #3 Days to be kept holy or set apart

Feasts to avoid When asked why we not keep to all those festivals, Sabbaths and so called holy days we must warn people they should look carefully at what sort of festivals they want to participate and what days they consider holy. Lots of Christians would say Christmas and Easter are holy days for them,… Read More Why we do not keep to a Sabbath or a Sunday or Lord’s Day #3 Days to be kept holy or set apart

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Trusting, Faith, Calling and Ascribing to Jehovah #18 Fulfilment

Fulfilment As we showed in the previous chapters several men of God knew their position very well and where convinced they needed the Most High Creator of all things. Even the son of God never claimed to be able to do something without the Force of his Father. He too often prayed for extended periods… Read More Trusting, Faith, Calling and Ascribing to Jehovah #18 Fulfilment

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Another way looking at a language #5 Aramic, Hebrew and Greek

Another way looking at a language 13. Aramaic Aramaic is to believed to be originated in what is modern-day Syria. Between 1000 and 600 BCE it became extremely widespread, spoken from the Mediterranean coast to the borders of India. Its script, derived from Phoenician and first attested during the 9th century BCE, also became extremely… Read More Another way looking at a language #5 Aramic, Hebrew and Greek

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