Today’s thought “That the nations might tremble” (July 8)

Today’s thought “That the nations might tremble” (July 8) First we read 1 Samuel 20, an account of Saul’s increasing jealousy of David – and his developing desire to kill him: such is human nature and its self-centredness. We constantly see this around us – it is more evident than ever at election times! Then… Read More Today’s thought “That the nations might tremble” (July 8)

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Today’s thought “Having the appearance of godliness” (May 27)

Today’s thought “Having the appearance of godliness” (May 27) Today we completed reading Paul’s inspiring – and challenging – letters to Timothy: there are so many lessons we can (and should) take for ourselves from the advice Paul gave him. “Flee youthful passions” Paul told him – not just avoid them! The younger generation today… Read More Today’s thought “Having the appearance of godliness” (May 27)

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Today’s thought “… his word abiding in you” (April 13)

Today’s thought “… his word abiding in you” (April 13) Today we began reading the detailed teaching of Jesus that is special to the Gospel of John. Jesus is teaching in Jerusalem, it is “a feast of the Jews” and he tells them, “The Father who sent me has himself borne witness about me” but… Read More Today’s thought “… his word abiding in you” (April 13)

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How should we worship God? #5 Congregational Worship

Congregational Worship Paul does not spend time in this letter explaining how worship should be arranged, but he does this in other letters. For example, in his letters to the believers at Corinth he deals with problems they were having in their communal worship. It is something to watch out for as you are reading… Read More How should we worship God? #5 Congregational Worship

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How should we worship God? #4 Christian Congregations

Christian Congregations The writer of this course is a Christadelphian. He belongs to a group of people who have from earliest times sought to rediscover exactly what the Bible teaches. This community was established in the 19th century and its founder members all sought to practise what we have been learning to do – to… Read More How should we worship God? #4 Christian Congregations

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Today’s thought “That you be united in the same mind” (February 20)

We have an overflow of challenging thoughts in our readings today. Paul’s words that particularly arrested our attention was his “appeal to you brothers by the name of our Lord that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment” (1 Corinthians 1:10,11). This essential factor needs to exist among those who follow… Read More Today’s thought “That you be united in the same mind” (February 20)

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Today’s thought “It cannot be bought for gold” (December 21)

Job’s friends have given up reasoning with him! This is good, their point of view was a sort of tunnel vision arising from their conviction that his woes were the result of some concealed misbehaviour on his part. Job now switches his thoughts more fully to perceptions of God and his ways – his thoughts… Read More Today’s thought “It cannot be bought for gold” (December 21)

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Today’s thought “Word of the Only One God – To be read and listened at” (November 21)

In the Daily Bible reading of November the 20th we read how Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men and women, and all who could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month. Because many could not read Ezra himself read from the scroll of Moses’ laws… Read More Today’s thought “Word of the Only One God – To be read and listened at” (November 21)

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Not waiting until something serious happens in the life of those around us

The world has lots of people wondering about life, afterlife, and about different sorts of powers manipulating or influencing life. When growing up people are confronted with a lot of questions they would love to see answered. Some of them they shall never find answered. Others may receive a dissatisfying answer, whilst other questions in… Read More Not waiting until something serious happens in the life of those around us

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Video: Introducing the Christadelphian Community

The Christadelphians are a world-wide religious body that have attempted to get back to the faith and character of the early Christian church. We rely on the Bible accepting that all of the Bible is the wholly inspired Word of God and God’s only revealed message to mankind (2 Timothy 3:16). They therefore read it… Read More Video: Introducing the Christadelphian Community

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Wanting for more than you need or hearing the Inviting encouragement

The youngsters are already at school from the first of September and from October the first the university students are back on track whilst retired people went off to look for some extra sunshine and to have a more affordable holiday time. All those people, young and old, have their aspirations and do hope their… Read More Wanting for more than you need or hearing the Inviting encouragement

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Today’s thought “Thus says the LORD …” (February 4)

Today’s thought “Thus says the LORD …” (February 4) We thought about this for some time. How do we understand the references in today’s Exodus 10 to the Lord hardening Pharaoh’s heart (Exodus 10:1,10,27). Can God blame man for what God does – if that is the way to understand this? Notice how Moses conveys… Read More Today’s thought “Thus says the LORD …” (February 4)

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