We live in an uncertain world. We can never be sure what will happen tomorrow – to us, or to the world. In this world of uncertainty, one thing seems sure. It is that people will continue to fight each other. All history seems to point to the conclusion that war is inevitable. Yet there… Read More Will There Ever be Peace on Earth?
As the Jewish political organization tottered towards its end, the call of the Gospel was dramatically widened: for the first time, Gentiles were invited to share in the privilege of knowing the eternal God. Paul was the foremost and most energetic leader of this preaching to the Gentiles. “It was necessary that the word of… Read More The Return of Israel
To whom does prophecy belong? With the Book of books the Bible we have a most remarkable book in our hands. Its account of the origin of evil; its unparalleled record of God’s dealings with the nation of Israel; its searching message through their prophets; its “good news” proclaimed by Jesus Christ and his apostles;… Read More Who has the power of prophecy?
Today’s thought “Turning over the page” (December 31) On the last day of the civil year we want to close the book of the year with all the bad and good memories of the year. At the close of the 2017th year of the Common Era which has been designated as the International Year of… Read More Today’s thought “Turning over the page” (December 31)
In this darkened world there is not much interest in God, but we must be honest that there are some Christians, though they have taken Jesus as their god, there is a sincere love for God. Those trinitarian Christians still have to grow and have to find out that Jesus is the Way to God… Read More Germinating small seeds, pebble-stones, small and mega churches and faith
In preparation to the fraternal Gathering 17th September 2016 Stafford & Newcastle Ecclesiae you always can look at our role in Christianity and how we should take up our discipleship in Christ. These days lots of people may feel a lot of tension and fear. The many terrorist acts and the economical pressure create not… Read More Discipleship to look at
Those who go up in the mountains or just go out in the fields, now in Summer, may sit there at night and count the stars. Though both the stars in the sky and the particles of sand we may find on the beach are too numerous to count. However, there is a gigantic difference… Read More Counting sands and stars
“Establish your hearts blameless in holiness” (May 18) The last 2 verses of today’s 1 Thessalonians 3 is specially thought provoking. “… may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, as we do for you, so that he may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our… Read More Establish your hearts blameless in holiness
Often you hear people calling non-trinitarians heathen and heretics, members of a cult. Becoming a member or Getting in and out Normally you would consider a group as being a cult when it is easy to get in but very difficult to get out. Most of the non-trinitarian groups are not so easy to become… Read More Follower of Jesus part of a cult or a Christian
God gives us a lot of answers. We may be happy He is willing to guide us. He also sheds light unto that what we do have to know. We do have to have a vision and show others what we do believe. We have to share our faith. We do have to be concerned… Read More Breathing and growing with no heir
(2013 update) ‘Stepping toes’ was originally a Xanga website opened on the 28th of September 2011, but in the Summer 2013 Xanga changed its policy and this site was transferred to WordPress on October 6 of 2013. As serious Bible Students and Brothers in Christ we could not react to certain writings on Xanga, because… Read More Steppping toes
Self inflicted misery to bear 9. Subject to worldly things We are subject to the worldly things and suffering because of our mortality and the consequences of the human pride that man wanted to do it on his own and could know it better than God the Creator. We cannot be certain what will take… Read More Self inflicted misery #9 Subject to worldly things
Self inflicted misery to bear 7. Good news to our suffering As the apostles also made it clear to us we have the good news on which our faith should be based. Listening and believing in this gospel which is preached unto us we should have our foundation. If the gospel is fixed in our… Read More Self inflicted misery #7 Good news to our suffering
Isaiah bringer of good tidings of the Gospel How welcome is the bringer of happiness which comes running over the mountains, the one which brings peace announcements and good news [`gospel’], which announces rescue and says against Sion: `Your God is king! “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good… Read More Proclaiming shalom, bringing good news of good things, announcing salvation