Today’s thought (September 03): “That was to make us rely … on God”

In 2 Corinthians Paul writes of his experiences of afflictions and the comfort God gives him to cope with them. Paul’s comfort is also founded on the comfort believers give to each other. “The father of mercies”, writes Paul, “comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who… Read More Today’s thought (September 03): “That was to make us rely … on God”

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Today’s thought “Struggling on your behalf in his prayers” (November 15)

Today’s thought “Struggling on your behalf in his prayers” (November 15) The wonder and reality of effective prayer confronts us in today’s readings. Paul tells the Colossians to “continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving … pray also for us” (4:2,3). Paul is imprisoned, he asks them to “remember my chains” (verse… Read More Today’s thought “Struggling on your behalf in his prayers” (November 15)

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Christadelphian Tidings looking at teenagers and young adults “Coming of Age in Christ”

This year’s Special Issue of the Christadelphian Tidings is ready for you to download and share with your family and friends. This year’s Special Issue was written almost exclusively by and about Young People and their struggles in Coming of Age in Christ. We are sure that you will enjoy it and ask that you… Read More Christadelphian Tidings looking at teenagers and young adults “Coming of Age in Christ”

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How can you grow faith throughout your whole life?

Faith matters because it defines our life—forever. It shapes our relationship with God and with each other. We each come to God individually, but we are called to walk together in common purpose, united by our faith in God. WCF FaithLaunch Program WCF’s FaithLaunch Program is designed to answer that huge question and assist you as you… Read More How can you grow faith throughout your whole life?

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Today’s Thought “Refresh my heart in Christ” (May 29)

Today’s Thought “Refresh my heart in Christ” (May 29) Paul, in writing to Philemon whom he has converted to Christ some time earlier, describes himself as “a prisoner for Christ Jesus” (verse 1). He says to him “brother, I want some benefit from you in the Lord. Refresh my heart in Christ” (verse 20). Paul… Read More Today’s Thought “Refresh my heart in Christ” (May 29)

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Today’s thought “… and to the end of the earth” (April 30)

Today’s thought “… and to the end of the earth” (April 30) We should be familiar with the words of the Lord’s Prayer that Jesus taught his disciples. “Thy will be done on earth.” Our readings today show us how God creates situations to see that his will is carried out – when men neglect… Read More Today’s thought “… and to the end of the earth” (April 30)

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How should we worship God? #3 Spiritual Transformation

Spiritual Transformation The two things have to go together. If we want transformed bodies – made like that of the Lord Jesus, being free from sin and death – then our minds must be transformed, and that process starts now! By understanding the Bible and by making it our lifelong guide and companion, we can… Read More How should we worship God? #3 Spiritual Transformation

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Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 15)

Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 15) Can we imagine continuing all night in prayer? This is what Jesus did – as we read today in Luke 6. Why did he, as the Son of God, find this necessary? And what was the result of his prayer? We read, “In these days… Read More Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 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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Pray that we will make the time to listen: listen to God and listen to each other

We noted earlier that prayer isn’t just about giving God our wish list, it isn’t just about asking for things, no matter how important those things are to us (daily bread, for example). It’s also about giving him thanks and praise, as we did last month. Mother Teresa said: “Prayer is not asking. Prayer is… Read More Pray that we will make the time to listen: listen to God and listen to each other

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