Living stones 8 Solomon’s temple and the ecclesia today

Solomon’s temple and the ecclesia today The construction of the temple in Solomon’s day was, very probably, the most unusual building project of all time. Apart from the fact that Jews and Gentiles worked together in harmony, using materials which had been gathered together and financed by David, we know that the stones were shaped… Read More Living stones 8 Solomon’s temple and the ecclesia today

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Living stones 1 A lifeless and a lively stone

The idea of a lifeless stone symbolising the life-giving work of the Lord Jesus is unusual.  Jonathan Cope brings a three-part series in the Christadelphian Magazine in which we see Jesus as the chief corner stone, the foundation of the living temple. Just occasionally in the word of God, we read statements which, on the… Read More Living stones 1 A lifeless and a lively stone

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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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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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Vertraging door ongehoorde moeilijkheden

Wij verontschuldigen ons bij de getrouw lezers, voor de vertraging van het plaatsen van artikelen de laatste tijd. Onze ecclesia is geplaagd geworden door een geruzie tussen Mr. D. H. en zijn genootschap met onze ondersteuners, de Christadelphian Bible Mission of CBM. Sinds enkele jaren ligt Mr.D.H in de clinch met onze moederorganisatie CBM, waardoor… Read More Vertraging door ongehoorde moeilijkheden

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