Surely we all desire to experience goods days, to love and enjoy life. Well then, let us specially notice Peter’s advice that we read in his letter today – for his next words, to those above, are “let him (or her) keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit; let him turn… Read More Today’s thought “Whoever desires to love life and see good days …” (December 13)
Today’s thought “To all who call upon him in truth” (March 21) I’m sad we are nearly at the end of the Psalms, we complete them in just eleven weeks, a pity. The Psalms for today are special. Much of Psalm 145 appears to be designed to be sung when God’s kingdom is established on… Read More Today’s thought “To all who call upon him in truth” (March 21)
Today’s thought “An hour is coming when …” (April 13) In our reading today in John 5, Jesus speaks of the dead hearing his voice! However, note how he says this twice – and the meaning is different! These quotes are in verse 25-29. The first time (verse 25) he says, “I say to you,… Read More Today’s thought “An hour is coming when …” (April 13)
Today’s thought > “Look you scoffers” (November 3) Today we read how the missionary work of the dramatically converted Paul began in earnest. Many of the Jews however, are jealous of his popularity and this blinds their minds to the message he is preaching. He warns them, “Beware, therefore lest what is said in the… Read More Today’s thought “Look you scoffers” (November 3)
A view at a lamentation of a lonely, abandoned feeling man, who sees his strength lost and death approaching.… Read More Today’s thought “When feeling like a man who has no strength any more” (February 19)
Yesterday we thought about the greatness of our Divine Creator, Who has to become recognized and praised as the One and Only True God. Him being the Most High Living God, Lord above all gods and lords, and should be greatly praised, and be beautiful in elevation, so that the whole world may come to… Read More Thought for today November 4th Going to graveyards and people going to dust
Today lots of people go to the graves of their beloved. Most of the time of the year they think not about them, but near the end of October they start worrying about graves to be cleaned and think about the dead and ghosts. Yesterday children came along the doors singing “trick or treat” and… Read More Thought for November 1: To the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.
Human beings have always been interested in the reasons why they are here and what would happen to them after they die. In our regions the dead are not placed on a fire, but are put in a grave or in an incinerator, according to the Bible to become dust, though the majority of people… Read More Is there life beyond the grave?
There are churches which teach that people when they die go to purgatory, heaven or hell. In which way is that according bible writings, where is told that the living beings (souls) when they die shall deteriorate or decay to become dust, not feeling anything and not able to do anything?… Read More Where do we go when we die?
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)
The Anointed begotten Son of God 29. The only one Though Jesus came into life by becoming into the womb, and getting onto the world by getting out of the womb of the human being Miryam/Mary he was implanted in her in a special way. You could compare it with fertilisation by insemination by the… Read More Jesus begotten Son of God #13 Pre-existence excluding virginal birth of the Only One Transposed
Job and his friends agreed that God is omnipotent, omniscient, has all the wisdom and strength, is just, and perfectly good. They could bring forwards that an omniscient being knows every way in which evils can come into existence and has the power to prevent that evil from coming into existence. God can just say… Read More Fragments from the Book of Job #3: chapters 21-26
Etymologically the name Job could be related to the Hebrew word for “enemy,” with reference to either Job’s attitude to God or his response to suffering. The name might also be a contracted form of “Where is my father?” In Fragments from the Book of Job #1: chapters 1-12 we could find the blameless and upright… Read More Fragments from the Book of Job #2: chapters 12-20