Today’s thought “… and will not be able” (March 22)

Today’s thought “… and will not be able” (March 22) Today’s chapters in Luke are full of challenging parables. They challenge us to understand and act in a particular way. For a start we noted the response of Jesus when someone asked, “Lord, will those who are saved be few?” (13:23). The question leads Jesus… Read More Today’s thought “… and will not be able” (March 22)

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Today’s thought “That by it you may grow up into salvation” (December 12)

“That you may grow up into salvation” We meditate thoughtfully on Peter’s first letter: he was writing to the “elect exiles of the Dispersion” (1:1) – primarily Jews – as James (1:1) had also done “To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion” (1:1). Peter names them as being in “Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia”… Read More Today’s thought “That by it you may grow up into salvation” (December 12)

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Special issue of The Testimony: The Commandments of Christ

TESTIMONY special issue Vol. 90 No. 1,060 May-June 2020 For the study and defence of the holy Scripture Previous issues from THE TESTIMONY • The Name of Jesus Christ. A survey of Bible teaching on the major aspects of this half of the gospel message. 84 pages. 50p. • The Judges of Israel. Their life… Read More Special issue of The Testimony: The Commandments of Christ

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Today’s thought “Judges Discussion Notes” (June 10)

Here is an extract from the notes relating to today’s reading, Judges chapter 7: “Gideon’s volunteer army is drastically reduced at God’s command, for victory must be seen to have come from Israel’s God, not their military might. Any remaining doubts Gideon had are settled when he overhears a conversation between two enemy soldiers. Dividing… Read More Today’s thought “Judges Discussion Notes” (June 10)

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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 “Rejoice in the Lord” (April 9)

Today’s thought “Rejoice in the Lord” (April 9) Today, more than ever before, people love to enjoy themselves. Looking for means of enjoyment is often the pre-occupation of those in “the western world”. They seek situations in which they can have fun, play games, watch shows and much more. Planning for weekends, especially Easter and… Read More Today’s thought “Rejoice in the Lord” (April 9)

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How should we worship God? #1 Appreciation for God

The apostle Paul had been systematically explaining the gospel of salvation when he suddenly paused in wonderment, as though overtaken by the magnificence of God’s grace and mercy towards fallen humanity. He had glimpsed the end of God’s purpose, the salvation of all those who respond to God’s invitation and choose to be saved, when… Read More How should we worship God? #1 Appreciation for God

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Today’s thought “As wax melts before the fire” (February 5)

Today’s thought “As wax melts before the fire” (February 5)   Readings for today: Exodus 11 + 12, Psalm 66 + 67, Mark 1   Today’s Psalm 68 is a declaration of God in action for those who serve him, “God shall arise, his enemies shall be scattered and those who hate him shall flee… Read More Today’s thought “As wax melts before the fire” (February 5)

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Today’s thought “Jehovah God makes us dwell in safety and confident trust” (January 02)

Today’s thought “Jehovah God makes us dwell in safety and confident trust” (January 02) We opened the New Year by looking at the beginning of all things (in the Genesis chapters 1 & 2) and how those who keep to God’s Word can be blessed (Psalm 1). We best try to belong to the happy,… Read More Today’s thought “Jehovah God makes us dwell in safety and confident trust” (January 02)

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The Christadelphians or “Brethren in Christ”

The Christadelphians The Christadelphians or “Brethren in Christ” are a small religious body who believe that the Bible contains God’s message to mankind. We meet in homes and halls and operate as a lay community as was the custom in the time of the Apostles. Though united in faith and practice, each congregation is autonomous… Read More The Christadelphians or “Brethren in Christ”

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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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