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“Many in the church have turned their back on serious study, and have embraced an anti-intellectualism which refuses to learn anything from scholarship at all lest it corrupt their pure faith. It is time to end this stand-off, and to re-establish a hermeneutic of trust (itself a sign of the gospel!) in place of the […]
Many who call themselves Christian do like to follow Augustine, even more than Christ. they do agree with him that reading the Bible is no longer necessary once God had fully cultivated faith, hope, and love in us (On Christian Doctrine, 1.39). In other words, according to them, once we are mature in Christ, the […]
Pew Research Center asked thousands of Americans where they find meaning in life. Their responses were rich, thoughtful and varied. Here are just a few examples of what they told us… “That’s a gosh darn big question for a survey like this, I’m used to the check boxes. I find meaning in career, family, spiritual […]
GOD DESIGNED HUMAN NATURE FOR LOVE By Jesse Morrell Everything God created has a function and a design. God created human nature. Therefore, human nature has a proper function and a design. What is the proper function that human nature was designed by God for? “For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by […]
Nederlandse Reformatorische christenen beweren dat wij mensen vanuit onszelf niets zijn. Dat zou maar heel erg zijn. Gelukkig is dat niet zo en mogen wij er op aan dat elk menselijk wezen, gelovig of niet gelovig, wel degelijk “iets” en zelfs “iemand” is. Ieder individu heeft een eigenwaarde en heeft ook iets te betekenen in […]
President Trump, long a trafficker in anti-Semitic stereotypes, treated American Jews to a classic anti-Semitic canard Tuesday afternoon. When asked about two Congresswomen, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, who had been barred from Israel at Trump’s own behest, he broke out an oldie but a goodie from the closet of anti-Semitic tropes. “Any Jewish people […]
Gelooft u het getuigenis van God, zijn Zoon en zijn dienaren? #2 Zonde. Overtreding van Gods wil Omdat God de mens maakte met een vrije wil, en daarmee vrijheid om te kiezen, kunnen wij zowel doen wat Hem behaagt als mishaagt. Dit laatste noemt God zonde. Maar wat is zonde precies en hoe komt deze […]
Het bewijs van Gods bestaan 1. De weg van veel goden naar geen God Een in het kader van ‘Bijbel en Wetenschap’ telkens weer opduikende vraag is: kun je Gods bestaan wetenschappelijk bewijzen? Of heeft de wetenschap juist bewezen dat Hij niet bestaat? Er zijn in principe twee manieren waarop je de beantwoording van zo’n […]
“Het is jammer dat als je kritiek op een religie uitoefent dat je dan opeens wordt neergezet als een boze, ‘witte’ man. Tegen dat ‘witte’ en dat man zijn kan ik niets doen. Boos ben ik eigenlijk nooit. Maar wat veel moslima’s met mij doen is precies wat ze mij verwijten.” ~Jan Jaap de Ruiter […]
Looking at the World Zionist movement and the true agenda of British notorious Belfour Declaration
We may not forget that reducing the greenhouse gas emissions shall not only have an impact at global warming of 1.5, 2, 4 and 6°C but shall have implications for food, water security, energy security, flooding, infrastructure, ecosystems, health, and human migration. The increase in global mean surface temperature (GMST), which reached 0.87°C in 2006–2015 […]
Already months we can find youngsters coming on the streets to wake up politicians, opening their eyes for the miserable predicament for our climate and conservation of plants and animals. This week, leaders from some of the most heavily polluting industries on the planet – shipping, aviation, iron and steel to name a few – […]
The European Union is only e very tiny part of the world surface. In that Union loads of languages are spoken and it is very important to come to a harmonious co-existence of 24 official languages. It is one of the most distinctive features of the European project. Multilingualism is not only an expression of […]
Great-Britain has its own Trump, who likes to put the whole country at his hands and the European Union at his feet. Boris Johnson is fully aware that he does not have the backing of the House of Commons. Like with so many other matters, he tried to ignore it. Because he felt it would […]
Seventy-six years have passed, but few people have ever heard of Mann, even though she could easily have become a hero and a symbol. Perhaps her story sounds too far-fetched; perhaps it was simply shunted aside by the many other stories of heroism and horror in the Holocaust. But on September 1, the 80th anniversary […]
“Without a single change in the law by Congress, the Trump public charge rules mean many more U.S. citizens are being and will be denied the opportunity to live together in the U.S. with their spouses, children, and parents,” said Ur Jaddou, a former Citizenship and Immigration Services chief counsel and now director of the […]
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Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, President of Croatia (L)Ivan Penava, Mayor of Vukovar (R)Photo: uredpredsjednice.hr When the Constitutional Court of Croatia (of any country) evidently and blatantly misses the beat of its own country’s heart (and reason for existence – in the case of Croatia that reason is victory…
Next year’s Bible School to be held between August 3rd – 8th, at Harper Adams University, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8NB, UK, God willing, has as theme ‘Great and Marvellous are Thy Works’ . Bro Mark Whittaker from Crewe shall talk about ‘Signs and Wonders’ The Miracles of Jesus. Roger Varleyfrom Birmingham Hall Green brings us […]
Faith Talks are short video presentations which give insight to personal stories and Bible explorations that have inspired and touched the lives of individuals. Faith Talks are faith-building tools that can be viewed independently or used collectively in a group setting. At the heart of each Faith Talk is the desire to sustain a relationship with God, […]
The Agape in Action currently have a very long list of children on the list waiting for sponsorship. Some of these kids, though they are in desperate circumstances, have been waiting for sponsorship for more than one year. All of these children are from Christadelphian families or have been taken in by Christadelphians. Francis was […]
An excerpt from Deuteronomy for Disciples by Brother Alfred Nicholls, page 108 As Israel concludes this year’s celebration of Yom Kippur yesterday, we do well to remember that atonement comes through the Lord Jesus. Moses does not spare to underline the wickedness of the people. Their rebellion at Horeb took place while he was in […]
The 2019 Eastern Winter Study will take place in the pleasant location of Letton Hall, Shipdham, Norfolk, IP25 7SA; beginning after lunch on 27th December and concluding after breakfast on 30th December. This year, God willing, we are looking forward to studies on “Studies in Luke’s gospel” by Bro. John Benson (Stevenage). The aim of […]
Lots of people have a lot of difficulties to come to accept the Biblical Truth. Those who call themselves already Christian are the most difficult to convince that the real Christian has to hold on to other teachings than the standard or main church teachings. Lots of Christians think they are saved for ever, when […]
Veel mensen hebben veel moeite om de Bijbelse waarheid te accepteren. Degenen die zichzelf al christen noemen, zijn het moeilijkst te overtuigen dat de echte christen zich aan andere leringen moet houden dan de standaardleer of hoofdkerkleer. Veel christenen denken dat ze voor altijd gered zijn, toen ze hun kinderdoop kregen en verkondigen dat ze […]
Hippie beweging en kerk In veel West-Europese landen en de Verenigde Staten trad er na de tweede wereld oorlog een geboortegolf op die jongeren deed revolteren tegen de rangorde of machtsstructuur in de maatschappij, maar ook tegen vele oer-conservatieve gebruiken. Zij wensten niet zo maar alles te aanvaarden wat hen werd voorgelegd en gingen daarom […]
Het Heilige Roomse Rijk niet enige wijze De Rooms Katholieke Kerk had voor jaren zich voorgedaan alsof zij de enige was die het volledige inzicht had omtrent het Woord van God. Voor die Kerk kon alleen maar een godgeleerde van hun kring de Bijbel ten volle uitleggen. Toen de leerstellingen en praktijken in de middeleeuwse […]
In de 17de en 18de eeuw, in het Zuiden van Frankrijk, vonden verscheidene jongeren van vervolgde ouders dat ze de geestelijke gedachte en de lezing van de Bijbel moesten verdedigen.
In Scripture, all things are directed towards a man who was a servant of servants, in whom people should come to have faith. First we saw the connection with Eve and her seed, and in this article you may see the connection with Abraham.
Already in the Old Testament we find the focus on a son of man who is called the son of God, who shall be the most pure set apart (holy) servant of God who was been told about in the Garden of Eden, to be the one bruised.
Many Old Testament writers wrote about the prophet to come, about whom is spoke in the book of Moses and who shall be the special “Seed of a woman” given by God and who will bruise Satan’s head whilst his heel would be bruised with nails on the wooden stake.
Jewish and Christian literature since the time of Yeshua or Jeshua have pointed to Genesis 3:15 as the first reference to the Messiah in the Torah. Genesis 3:15 NHEBJE I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring. He will bruise your head, and you will bruise his […]
The first human beings had chosen to go their own path. As any good father would do when his children had done something wrong, God punished them. But as a loving Father He in His great mercy promised for a solution and preserved David’s bloodline and the Messianic promise. Mankind had chosen Yet, we each […]
Matthew 23:23-24 – Woe 4: A Disregard for Justice and Mercy || Luke 11:42 MT23:23 “WOE to you hypocritical Scribes and Pharisees because you tithe the mint, dill, and cummin, but you leave out the weightier matters of the Law: justice and mercy and faith. The former is necessary to perform but also the latter. […]
Matthew 23:16-22 – Woe 3: Blind Guides and Gold MT23:16 “WOE to you blind guides who say, ‘It is useless to swear by the Divine Habitat; but if you make an oath by the gold of the Divine Habitat it is binding.’ MT23:17 Blind morons, which is greater: the gold or the Divine Habitat which […]
Matthew 23:15 – Woe 2: Evangelists of Gehenna MT23:15 “WOE to you hypocritical Scribes and Pharisees, because you travel over land and sea to make a single proselyte; and, when he becomes such [a convert to Judaism] you make him a son of Gehenna twice as much as you. *  Travel over land and […]
Matthew 23:13-14 – Woe 1: Shutting Up the Kingdom || Luke 11:52 MT23:13 “WOE to you hypocritical Scribes and Pharisees, because right in front of people you are closing the door to the Realm of Heaven. You do not enter and you prevent those who might from entering. MT23:14 [[Woe to you hypocritical Scribes and […]
Matthew 23:1-12 – Prominence and Humility || Mark 12:38, 39; Luke 20:45, 46 MT23:1 Then Jesus spoke to the crowds as well as his disciples, saying: MT23:2 “The Scribes and Pharisees sat down on the seat of Moses. MT23:3 So, everything they preach to you, do and observe; but do not imitate their actions, for […]
As Bible scholars, historians and archaeologists we would always love to find the most hidden places and love to come to know more about what happened in the past. We are fully aware that archaeology doesn’t provide 100% certainty on what we are looking for or on what we find. With our hands we are […]
When driving through Gaza one cannot miss all the damage of the ongoing battle between Hamas and Israel. Gaza has a “second face: the face of culture, the face of tourism,” says Hassouna, who teaches archaeology at Gaza’s Islamic University. “We want to be Gaza open, for the people, for the world. Only that.” Records […]
In the Bible we can find a peaceful region which in our days has become very difficult to get a reasonable picture from. Worse than in Roman times it is now a place of indiscriminate assaults on civilian populations. Confined in the crowded, sandy coast enclave of 2 million, where poverty and unemployment hover around […]
From the time of Alexander the Great in the fourth century B.C.E., Jews lived in a world in which Greek culture carried a certain prestige and offered a route to political influence. Hellenistic and Roman-era art from the Biblical world shines a spotlight on Judean identity and cultural influences during a formative period in the […]
You must love your neighbor as yourself.—Jas. 2:8. James added: “If you continue showing favoritism, you are committing sin.” (Jas. 2:9) In contrast, love will move us to avoid any discrimination based on education, race, or social status. Indeed, impartiality needs to be more than a veneer. It must be a genuine part of our […]
First of all to come to a good relationship with some one, one has to talk with that person and has to listen to what that person has to tell. God talks to the people by the way of His Word, presented to mankind by the many Bible translations, so that most people can read […]
The One Who created everything and Who gave His Word, did all He did with a purpose and out of love. The Bible teaches us that “God is love.” (1 John 4:8) Everything God does is motivated by love. Out of love created man in His image also with the intention to have a good relationship […]
In the previous writings we saw that the Divine Creator gave His Word to the world so that people could come to know Him. The Bible is a gift from God. It gives us information that we can’t find anywhere else. For example, it tells us that God created the heavens, the earth, and the […]
It is never too late to start the good habit of regularly reading the Bible, a Book of hope and comfort.
At the beginning of the new schoolyear there is a good reason from now on to invest each day in meeting with God.
Elul, the month to reflect and to prepare oneself to perfect oneself plus preparing oneself to enter a new phase in facing the Elohim, coming closer into the Divine presence.
Time to come face to face with the King in the field.
The surest way of ensuring our happiness and success in life is by devoting ourselves wholeheartedly to learning what God expects of us (by studying His Torah), by addressing our prayers directly to Him, and by fulfilling His will.
Time to reflect.
For all the world is nothing more than the means by which you will connect the above with the below.
Veel triniariërs bewere dat Jezus in Markus 7:7 bewwert God te zijn. Dat vers beweert dat helemaal niet
Trinitarians often say Jeshua is saying he is God (like in Mark 7:6-8). But hat is a strong misinterpretation.
Een zwarte bladzijde waar evangelische christenen vonde dat zij moesten “Ontjoden”.
De beweging voor een onafhankelijk Biafra blijkt de positie van het judaïsme te versterken. De vervolging van de Joden de eeuwen door is bovendien herkenbaar voor de Igbo’s.
When positively reacting to the wedding invitation, we should be willing to step in the sent one from God his footsteps and should help to spread the Good News
Joden indien zij hun oude Geschriften diepgaand onderzoeken kunnen tot de ontdekking komen wie de lang beloofde Messiach is en kunnen daarbij ook voldoende redenen vinden om die Messias of Christus te volgen en deelgenoten te worden van ‘zijn lichaam’ en alzo als Jood voor Christus door het leven te gaan.
In het Joodse geloof zijn er de apart geplaatste boeken maar ook legendes welke vertellen over de man Abraham welke wij als onze aartsvader aanschouwen, omdat de elohim hem heeft uitverkoren om de vader van velen te zijn.
De Bijbelse naam Abraham betekent ‘verheven vader’. Dit was de Chaldese naam van Abraham. Toen Abram door God werd gekozen om de stamvader te worden van Gods volk, werd hij Abraham genoemd, wat ‘vader van vele volken’ betekent.
Adam mag dan wel de eerste man zijn die de wereld kent, maar voor ons geloof is de nomade wiens naam van Abram naar Abraham verandert is door God veel belangrijker.
In voorgaand en volgend bericht gaan wij dieper op die Bijbelse figuur in.
In ons geloof kijken wij gerust ook naar het begin aller tijden maar betreft ons geloof nemen wij anderen dan Adam en Eva als onze grote voorouders. Hij die voor ons de eer krijgt om onze aartsvader te zijn is Abraham.
Volgens de Bijbel is de mens geschapen naar het beeld van God. Allah schiep de aarde en alles erop en eromheen. In plaats van dankbaar te zijn voor wat de mens van hun Schepper ontving, twijfelden ze aan Zijn autoriteit en wilden ze net zoveel kennis en macht hebben als Hij. Daarom aten ze van […]
According to Scriptures man was created in the image of God. Allah created earth and everything on it and around it. Instead of being thankful for what man received from their Creator, they doubted His authority and wanted to have as much knowledge and power like He has. Therefore they ate from the Tree of […]
The intention of this site was to be able to find answers to some serious questions and to know what others thought about it. But there were no answers from others and silence continued to form the fog.
Bedoeling van deze site was op enkele ernstige vragen antwoorden te kunnen vinden en te weten hoe anderen er over dachten. Maar antwoorden van anderen bleven uit en stilte bleef de mist vormen.
In this world we shall become even more confronted by people, be them politicians or church-leaders who would love to tell us than matters or different than we see it. Many of them will give the lie to make sure they would be more popular and receive more power. We must know that we shall […]
It is not just of this present day that real followers of God and of Christ were not liked so much and that church leaders wanted people to have in control and being considered as important persons to be spoken to by their tittle.
Coming closer to the Latter days we should know about the necessity to proclaim the Gospel or to go out to preach the Good News of the coming Kingdom of God, even when we may encounter many who would like to do everything to discourage us and to put us in a bad light.
A look at the bible Students and different Jehovah’s Witnesses regulations or prescriptions and rules for undergoing baptism.
Always there have been real followers of Jesus who only worshipped his One God, the God of Israel. Many centuries they worked and preached behind closed doors, avoiding persecution and death on the balefire. In fear of the stake for centuries the real followers of God baptised people in their faith, not demanding to be part of one or another church but being part of the Body of Christ.
An invitation to Jehovah’s Witnesses who want or did leave the Jehovah’s Witnesses organisation. for them there are many other non-trinitarian groups willing to welcome them as brothers and sisters in Christ.
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