Today’s thought “They are of no value in …” (May 15)

Today’s thought “They are of no value in …” (May 15) This saying in Paul’s message to the Colossians arrested our attention this morning. He tells them, “See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit according to human tradition …” (2:8). Jesus had warned against “traditions” that religious leaders… Read More Today’s thought “They are of no value in …” (May 15)

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Today’s thought “Plea for Vindication or for Protection against Oppressors” (January 07)

The previous years we here in Belgium did not have it quite easy. In 2012 we got even silenced for some time. It looked like the time of a battle of the greatest and strongest, against such small communities like ours, had started. With the hope to have a bigger community and able to be… Read More Today’s thought “Plea for Vindication or for Protection against Oppressors” (January 07)

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Today’s thought “When in need of encouragement” (May 18)

Today’s thought “When in need of encouragement” (May 18) Yesterday we could see in his letter to the Thessalonians that Paul could find encouragement by the believers there of which he had many positive things to say, rather in contrast to the Corinthians. Though it appeared that there were also those in Thessalonica who were… Read More Today’s thought “When in need of encouragement” (May 18)

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Today’s thought “Clothing yourselves with the right attitude” (May 16)

Today’s thought “Clothing yourselves with the right attitude – Not aiming at this world” (May 16) In yesterday’s Bible reading we could see how the apostle Paul remembered his fellow brethren and sisters in the small Phrygian city Colossia or Colossae near Laodicea, that he worked hard for them and for those in Laodicea he… Read More Today’s thought “Clothing yourselves with the right attitude” (May 16)

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Today’s thought “Death by being taken captive” (May 15)

Today’s thought “Death by being taken captive” (May 15) In the previous posting we looked at a “death” and spoke about Saul of Tarsus seeing the stoning of apostle Stephen. At the beginning of this contemporary time table, we find several people who were willing to face death by stoning, like Stephen, or in the… Read More Today’s thought “Death by being taken captive” (May 15)

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The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #6 Curse and solution

From the chaos God had ordered everything. First the planets, than all living creatures and then human creatures or beings we call “human“, “male and female he created them.” (Genesis 1:27).  God gave this couple (male and female) a mandate to reign over all other creatures (see Genesis 1:28) thus placing them above all other… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #6 Curse and solution

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Daily Spiritual Food To prepare ourselves for the Kingdom of God

Whilst destruction is upon the land it might well be that more people shall come to recognise that the fierce anger of the Divine Creator is released. Who can stay His hand?  Who can give Him council? {America the Beautiful} Those who have a natural fear for God do know when they accept Him as… Read More Daily Spiritual Food To prepare ourselves for the Kingdom of God

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