We must be one with Christ; we must be in him, not only in our standing, but also in our daily walk and talk. … Read More Thought for today (January 17): Walking not after the flesh, but after the spirit
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
“If we endure …” (Thought for the Bible readings of May 26) We continue with our reading and reflections on the final epistle that Paul wrote: our chapter begins with his encouragement to Timothy, “my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ”. He encourages him to “share in the suffering as a… Read More If we endure …
“Why are you persecuting me?” (May 1) Paul, initially called Saul, appears to have been the main cause of the stoning of Stephen and today’s Acts 9 starts by telling us of his decision to go to Damascus “so that if he found any belonging to the Way, man or woman, he might bring them… Read More Why are you persecuting me?
The Christian community with all people of the world should come to realise that Bible is full of scriptures that address wisdom. These days we looked at it with the Book of Proverbs and the Book of Wisdom. In the world we can find many Christians criticising others and when trinitarian Christians hear about others… Read More Outflow of foundational relationship based on acceptance of Jesus
The Word of God tells us that the Son of man goes as it is written of him: but woe unto that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! Throughout history we have seen that many betrayed Christ Jesus and made him an other person to highlight their own thinking and to make… Read More Illuminating our minds and watching out
Another way looking at a language 20. Aramaic or Greek Lingua Franca All of Rav Shaul’s epistles (with the possible exception of Philemon since it was sent through a Roman contact, then to the assembly) were sent to Synagogues that contained Jewish and Gentile believers whose halakha (legal faith practices) were governed by Ya’akov HaTzadik… Read More Another way looking at a language #7 Lingua Franca