Today’s thought “Ability to circumcise your heart” (May 13)

Today’s thought “Circumcise your heart” (May 12) 6 The Lord, your God, will circumcise your hearts[a] and the hearts of your descendants, so that you will love the Lord, your God, with your whole heart and your whole being, in order that you may live. (Deuteronomy 30:6 New American Bible Revised Edition) 16 Circumcise therefore the foreskins… Read More Today’s thought “Ability to circumcise your heart” (May 13)

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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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The Big Conversation – Christadelphians in the United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom people may find several villages and towns where there reside Christadelphians,  a body of Christians who try to base their beliefs and practices wholly on the Bible, which they regard as God’s word. They try therefore to rid themselves of the various ideas and rituals which have attached themselves to Christendom… Read More The Big Conversation – Christadelphians in the United Kingdom

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Reasons why you may not miss the opportunity to go to a Small Church

The reason why the Belgian Free Christadelphians made an opening to thoughts of others is explained in Personal thoughts, communication, establishing ecclesia and guest writings. We can not go beyond the fact that the Christadelphian community has problems getting enough people coming to their ecclesiae. In Belgium, which you also could call a A-religious country,… Read More Reasons why you may not miss the opportunity to go to a Small Church

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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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Evangelisation, local preaching opposite overseas evangelism

Dave Burke asks: Why is our local preaching so unsuccessful while our overseas evangelism rises from strength to strength? It’s not that we don’t know how to evangelise, or that preaching the Gospel isn’t important to us. Instead I believe it’s because overseas mission work is largely unfettered by the restrictions of the pervading culture… Read More Evangelisation, local preaching opposite overseas evangelism

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A man from the North wanting to have control in Belgium

Originally posted on Belgian Biblestudents – Belgische Bijbelstudenten:
Figures in history Photograph of Charles Taze Russell. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Throughout history lots of religions had troubles with certain figures wanting to have control over everything and wanting to be the main leader. The Biblestudent movement is no different than any other Christian denomination. In its…

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Delay in publications because attack from outside

Dear readers of this  and other websites from the Belgian Christadelphians, We would like to apologise to you for having had an enforced silence in our little circle. Some people wanted to gag the Belgian Christadelphians and managed to silence some of our websites, the Facebook page Christadelphia and the Google+ page of the responsible… Read More Delay in publications because attack from outside

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Feeling-good, search for happiness and the church

In Flanders many Roman Catholics did not feel good with the happenings in their Catholic church and asked to be written out of the community. though there is something strange with the ciphers the Church and the state are giving, which are not in accordance with certain organisations who also send request to the church… Read More Feeling-good, search for happiness and the church

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Religious Practices around the world

Religious Practices around the world, Compiled and Explained – posted by Andy Rau — How many Christians–or Hindus, or Muslims, or Buddhists–are there in the world?  What country contains the highest percentage of atheists?   What and where are the largest churches in the world? All of these questions and hundreds of others are answered at adherents.org[1],… Read More Religious Practices around the world

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Manifests for believers #3 Catholic versus Protestant

In 2007 there appeared already a Manifest for the believers in the Low Countries. It was started by people from the Protestant church of the Netherlands (PKN = Protestantse Kerk Nederland) and at the turn of the year the Flemish Catholic priests launched a Manifest for believers Manifest “Gelovigen nemen het woord”, “Believers take the… Read More Manifests for believers #3 Catholic versus Protestant

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Manifests for believers #2 Changing celibacy requirement

In the previous article Manifests for believers #1 Sex abuse setting fire to the powder  we saw that the role of the priest in the child and adult abuse has included cover-ups, neglect, and arrogance. In documents of the church, letters between victims and church, and in the media we could find enough proof the… Read More Manifests for believers #2 Changing celibacy requirement

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