Today’s thought “The word that I have spoken will …” (April 19)

Today’s thought “The word that I have spoken will …” (April 19) Deuteronomy 2, Proverbs 29, John 12 Deuteronomy, which we are now reading is, to some extent, a kind of history lesson to the next generation – the children of those who had died in the wilderness. This is an example to us –… Read More Today’s thought “The word that I have spoken will …” (April 19)

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Today’s thought In which God delights (January 29)

Today’s thought In which God delights (January 29) The readings today all challenge us to think and meditate on their application to ourselves. Much personal meditation is called for. Genesis 48 contains Jacob’s reflections at the end of his life, his relationship with “the God who has been my shepherd all my life long to… Read More Today’s thought In which God delights (January 29)

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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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Memorizing wonderfully 47 Blessedness consisting in remission of sins

“ «A Psalm of David. Maschil.» Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, Whose sin is covered.” (Ps 32:1 ASV) “ Blessed is the man unto whom Jehovah imputeth not iniquity, And in whose spirit there is no guile.” (Ps 32:2 ASV) * To remember Ps 1:1  {1 } Blessed is the man that walketh not… Read More Memorizing wonderfully 47 Blessedness consisting in remission of sins

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Today’s thought “Blessed is the man against whom the LORD counts no iniquity” (January 15)

Today’s thought “Blessed is the man against whom the LORD counts no iniquity” (January 15) Today’s Psalm 32 is one of the most meaningful and personal of all the Psalms. Just 11 verses; it is a good one to memorize. It commences, “Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed… Read More Today’s thought “Blessed is the man against whom the LORD counts no iniquity” (January 15)

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The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #5 Temptation, assault and curse

After the choice Adam and Eve made to go against the Will of God, eating of the fruit of the Tree of knowledge of good and evil, God came to deal with three parties in the fall of mankind: Adam, Eve and the serpent. An alleged fourth – the devil – is not mentioned in… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #5 Temptation, assault and curse

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When having found faith through the study of the Bible we do need to do works of faith

When we have found the Word of God and started reading the Bible with an open mind, letting the words come to us like they are written, it shall transform our inner self, if we allow it to do that. When we do come into the faith, believing in One God and believing in His… Read More When having found faith through the study of the Bible we do need to do works of faith

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Fragments from the Book of Job #2: chapters 12-20

Etymologically the name Job could be related to the Hebrew word for “enemy,” with reference to either Job’s attitude to God or his response to suffering. The name might also be a contracted form of “Where is my father?” In Fragments from the Book of Job #1: chapters 1-12 we could find the blameless and upright… Read More Fragments from the Book of Job #2: chapters 12-20

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