Today’s Thought “When the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive …” (June 13)

Today’s Thought “When the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive …” (June 13) Today we read the concluding chapters of Peter’s first Epistle. What a challenging message Peter conveys to the “elect exiles of the Dispersion” (1:1). As Paul was the apostle “to the Gentiles” (see Galatians 2:8,9), so Peter is the Apostle to the… Read More Today’s Thought “When the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive …” (June 13)

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Today’s thought “Received the word with all eagerness” (May 6)

Today’s thought “Received the word with all eagerness” (May 6) Acts 16-17 How do we “receive” God’s word? It is ‘food’ to nourish and build up our minds. We continue to read about the ‘adventures’ of Paul – the challenges he faced as he went from place to place to spread the true message of… Read More Today’s thought “Received the word with all eagerness” (May 6)

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Today’s thought “… salvation to the ends of the earth” (May 04)

Today’s thought “… salvation to the ends of the earth” (May 04) Acts 8 Today God’s message of “salvation” has reached “to the ends of the earth”. This word occurs six times in the book of Acts. Paul, early in his missionary journeys (with Barnabas) began to preach the “good news about the kingdom of… Read More Today’s thought “… salvation to the ends of the earth” (May 04)

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Today’s thought “That is not the way you learned Christ” (April 6)

Today’s thought “That is not the way you learned Christ” (April 6) The chapters in Ephesians today are a passionate plea by Paul to the believers there to see their behaviour does not slip back to what it was before they believed in Christ. Life in those days, like life today was full of distractions,… Read More Today’s thought “That is not the way you learned Christ” (April 6)

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Today’s thought July 9 Reading 1 – 1 Samuel 22:2 – Leader of the distressed giving rest and being elevated to kingship

“All those who were in distress or in debt or discontented gathered around him, and he became their leader” (1Sa 22:2). Here is the beginning of David’s new flock — these were the “sheep” he was to protect from the beasts of prey! In the fulfillment of this Old Testament type, the New Testament finds… Read More Today’s thought July 9 Reading 1 – 1 Samuel 22:2 – Leader of the distressed giving rest and being elevated to kingship

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Proof of the resurrection of Christ

Several people wonder if Jesus really existed and would have stood up from the dead. Concerning his existence there are enough civil writings to confirm his existence. Many theories have been created concerning his disappearance from the grave. Because of certain historical facts other things just followed and groups of followers created religious groups or… Read More Proof of the resurrection of Christ

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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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Why we do not keep to a Sabbath or a Sunday or Lord’s Day #6 Sunday or the Lord’s day

Coming together From the acts of apostles and from early civil writings of the first century of our contemporary era we come to know that those who want to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ tried to come together at different occasions. There was not set one specific day in the week, but they could… Read More Why we do not keep to a Sabbath or a Sunday or Lord’s Day #6 Sunday or the Lord’s day

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Why we do not keep to a Sabbath or a Sunday or Lord’s Day #5 Not law binding

Sabbath law binding on followers of Christ or not There are several Christians who say Christians should keep the 7th day holy and as such should be not working on Sunday and holding a service on Sunday. They forget that Sunday is the 8th day of the week or the 1st day of a new… Read More Why we do not keep to a Sabbath or a Sunday or Lord’s Day #5 Not law binding

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Displeasure of יהוה , Jehovah the God of gods, and His wrath against all the gentiles their divisions

  Isa 34:1  Come near, you gentiles, to hear. And listen, you people! Let the earth hear, and all that is in it, the world and all its offspring. Isa 34:2  For the displeasure of יהוה {Jehovah}is against all the gentiles1, and His wrath against all their divisions. He shall put them under the ban,… Read More Displeasure of יהוה , Jehovah the God of gods, and His wrath against all the gentiles their divisions

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