Today’s thought “Father forgive …” (March 31) What a heart moving set of readings we have today. In Numbers 14 we read of the tragic failure of faith of the people in the wilderness – how they reacted to the report of ten of the twelve spies which had investigated the promised land: the opposition… Read More Today’s thought “Father forgive …” (March 31)
Today’s thought “That we may see and believe” (February 19) What causes belief – real conviction of belief? Well, it depends what you want to believe; what you see you need to believe! If someone cries ‘Fire’ – you lose no time in acting to verify if the cry is genuine – and seeing what… Read More Today’s thought “That we may see and believe” (February 19)
Excerpt from Delight in God’s Law by Brother John Carter, page 124 Jesus calls upon his followers to be cross-bearers. They must follow him in taking up the cross. What did he mean? Quite clearly the literal is excluded: he does not mean that all his disciples must carry a stake of wood and be… Read More Cross-bearing
In the previous chapters you could read how in this world many (Christian) denominations came to exist one next to the other. We have a thousandfold of churches from which many claiming they are the only one true church or claiming that only when you become a member of their church you shall come into… Read More The Bible: is it contradictory?
Crucifixion or impalement was an agonising and shameful way to die. It was the death imposed on outcasts, those who were cursed and hated criminals. The noblest character who ever lived suffered this ugly death. Why? One answer is: because men in authority were so wicked and cruel. But surely God could have stopped it?… Read More Why Did Christ Die on the stake
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
Just an other few days and we have Shabbat HaGadol – literally “the Great Shabbat” before Pesach. The readings for this week bring us “wisdom” with proverbs but we also take time to remember what God did with His people. They had to know like Pharaoh had to know who is the Mightiest, the Most… Read More Preparation for unity
How The Seed Of The Woman Was Bruised On The Heel How Christ Fulfilled The Promise. In fulfilment of the promises of God, Jesus, as “the seed of the woman,” was born of the virgin Mary by the overshadowing power of the Holy Spirit. His mother was told: “The Holy Spirit shall come upon thee,… Read More The Seed Of The Woman Bruised