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Is it really so?

Many nations in the world encounter difficult days in this time of CoViD-19. In many countries, the earth came to shake a lot and volcanos came to give a spectacular amount of smoke and ashes and magma flowing down.

(We would consider all that signs of the time.)

In many countries, nature shows that it conquers the virus and conquers man that destroyed already so much. But nature is the stronger one to man.

For sure

“We’re on the verge of something”

and we can feel it moving! Many deny that there is That Mightier Power which is above any man. Many try to fight against It or against His creation.

In these times of trials, we could seclude ourselves from all contact with all other humans. We could go in full lockdown and let the darkness pass, without having to interfere in our own house. But we should know that having to live in this present world, we can not ignore it. For those who believe in God and His sent one, it is high time to come out of the darkness and step into the light.


I heard it said that these are dark days for our nation. I wondered, according to who? why am I to agree? I do have free will and a choice, do I not? That is my decision, to embrace what is, and to choose to see it as my opportunity to infect my sphere of influence with the Love that has been so graciously been bestowed upon me.

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I am choosing to behold, observe and revere the mystery of the nature of things. In carrying on with the experience that if I am aware and honest, pausing to reflect upon the magnificence and miracle of living, I can experience the “Light infused darkness” that accompanies acceptance of uncertainty. I don’t know and don’t need to. Growth doesn’t occur in my comfort zone. Celebrate life and give thanks for the chance to make this a…

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Religious Resistance against vaccination

In the United States we can see a great tendency not to go for vaccination because according to lots of Christian citizens God would protect them.

Millions of white evangelical adults in the U.S. do not intend to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Tenets of faith and mistrust of science play a role; so does politics. Also in Calvinistic Holland we can find lots of people who do not want to be vaccinated.

Some people also come with the most absurd stories, like the government placing a chip in people or having vaccinations with “aborted cell tissue.” Others claim to have received a divine message that God was the ultimate healer and deliverer

“The vaccine is not the saviour.”

Several religious people find they do not need the vaccine because God designed the body to heal itself, if given the right nutrients. They are also convinced that it shall be the Will of God to decide who becomes ill or not and if they shall survive this pandemic.

Across white evangelical America, reasons not to get vaccinated have spread as quickly as the virus that public health officials are hoping to overcome through herd immunity.

There are about 41 million white evangelical adults in the U.S. About 45 percent said in late February that they would not get vaccinated against Covid-19, making them among the least likely demographic groups to do so, according to the Pew Research Center.

“If we can’t get a significant number of white evangelicals to come around on this, the pandemic is going to last much longer than it needs to,”

said Jamie Aten, founder and executive director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College, an evangelical institution in Illinois.

Those who refuse to have a jab forget that they are putting the lives of others in danger, the same as they are putting people at risk by ignoring the request not to have a public meeting with too many people. Several church groups can still be found to have public church services, with people coming very close to each other and by singing loud.

In the States

“The sheer size of the community poses a major problem for the country’s ability to recover from a pandemic that has resulted in the deaths of half a million Americans,”

the Times warned.

“And evangelical ideas and instincts have a way of spreading, even internationally.”

Though not all pastors advice their flock to stay away from vaccination.

Many high-profile conservative pastors and institutional leaders have endorsed the vaccines. Franklin Graham told his 9.6 million Facebook followers that Jesus would advocate for vaccination. Pastor Robert Jeffress commended it from an anti-abortion perspective on Fox News.

“We talk about life inside the womb being a gift from God. Well, life outside the womb is a gift from God, too.”

The president of the Southern Baptist Convention, J.D. Greear, tweeted a photo of himself receiving a shot.



According to Pew Most White Evangelicals Don’t Think COVID-19 is a Medical Crisis

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a braccetto

Solo podemos esperar que el sol de primavera proporcione información sobre las distancias sociales que deben mantenerse para que, con mucho sol, muchos puedan estar libres de cualquier infección por corona.


Inverno e primavera si danno appuntamento su questa rigogliosa mimosa. Dedichiamo questo profumato fiore non solo alle donne, ma a tutti quanti perchè ci sia più amore e rispetto, così come la natura ci insegna.

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2021 openen in onze bubble

Omdat we nog een paar maanden zullen vastgeketend zijn, zouden we blij moeten zijn als we nog steeds niet besmet zijn door die vreselijke ziekte die over de wereld raast. Hoewel we nog steeds aan de veilige kant moeten zijn, contact met te veel mensen vermijden.

Als wij de coronakilo’s voelen aankomen moeten wij beseffen dat wij niet alleen zijn. Een U.K. blogster die nu in Narnia leeft waar een eeuwige winter lijkt aangebroken te zijn, wil de moed er wel in houden. Wij mogen er op aan dat zij de feestdagen is weten door te komen. Nu was de tijd daar om als gezin samen te komen, binnen te blijven, films te kijken en bordspellen te spelen. Dat is ook wat wij hier in België hebben gedaan in onze eigen kleine bubble.

De U.K. blogster bestelt haar boodschappen online en gaat slechts één keer wandelen of fietsen per dag. Zij voelt zich georganiseerd en voorbereid met de overtuiging dat ze het wel zullen aan kunnen. Zij schrijft:

Het is januari 2021. We zijn ver in de toekomst en China heeft met Covid-19 een heleboel hel in de wereld losgelaten. We zijn allemaal nog steeds sociaal als een gek, wassen onze handen, dragen maskers, gaan nergens heen, doen niets, worden dik en eenzaam. Geen vakanties, geen knuffels met vrienden, geen eten in restaurants of uitgaan.
We gaan niet eens een kopje thee drinken in een café. Het is een waardeloos leven en ik zie niet in hoe het snel kan veranderen met de nieuwe, ultraoverdraagbare mutatie van het virus in ongebreidelde circulatie. {Happy New Year. SIGH.}

Als we in onze kleine bubbel blijven, wat willen we dan nog meer.
Tegenwoordig zijn er zoveel technologische wonderen die mensen van over de hele wereld naar onze deur kunnen brengen.

We hebben de mogelijkheid om met zoveel mensen over de hele wereld in contact te staan ​​en kunnen onze gedachten met hen delen. Maar we hebben nu ook veel meer tijd om boeken te lezen en films te kijken op ons kleine of grote scherm.

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Maar er is hoop. Er worden vaccins gegeven. Scheuten van sneeuwklokjes piepen uit het modderige gras en ik heb een nieuwe fauteuil en slaapbank gekocht op basis van een financieringsovereenkomst van 0% van DFS. Je moet geluk nemen waar je het kunt krijgen. Plus:-

De kinderen zijn gezond
ik ben gezond
We hebben een gelukkig, liefdevol gezin
Mijn ouders zijn gezond
De kerstverlichting is nog steeds aan en vrolijk
We hebben veel lekker gegeten
Ik lees ‘The Hobbit’ elke dag voor de kinderen en ze vinden het geweldig
We zijn veilig thuis
Netflix, iPlayer, mobiele telefoons, online gaming. Godzijdank.

laten we genieten van het leven dat we mogen hebben!

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Happy New Year. SIGH.

Being chained for some more months we should be happy when we are still not infected by that terrible disease. Though we shall still have to be on the safe side, avoiding contact with too many people.

When staying in our little bubble, what do we want more. Today there are so many technological wonders that can bring people from all over the world to our doorstep.

We have the facility to be in contact with so many people all over the world and can share our thoughts with them. But we now have also much more time to read books and to watch films on our small or big screen.

So, let’s enjoy the life that we are privileged to have!

Coronavirus Diaries

It’s January 2021. We are way into the future and China has unleashed a whole load of hell into the world with Covid-19. We’re all still social distancing like mad, washing our hands, wearing masks, going nowhere, doing nothing, getting fat and lonely. No holidays, no hugs with friends, no eating in restaurants or going out dancing. We’re not even popping out for a cup of tea in a café. It’s a shitty life and I don’t see how it can change any time soon what with the new, ultra-transmissible mutation of the virus in rampant circulation.

But there is hope. Vaccines are being given. Snowdrop shoots are peeping out of the muddy grass, and I’ve bought a new armchair and sofa bed on a 0% finance deal from DFS. You’ve got to take happiness where you can get it. Plus:-

  • The children are healthy
  • I am healthy
  • We have…

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Wishing you a Happy New Year in this time of Corona

Happy new year! 

I do not now how the year 2020 went for you. For me it was like a rollercoaster ride having to bring over all the pages from the old Google sites into different multiple New Google sites.

It took months to transfer all the pages manually (because the website was to huge to convert,hence now divided in sites for each of the four languages.

It looks like the year took only two months, for me.

For everybody it was a year of isolation and perhaps also some coronastress. I have put on some corona kilos.

I do hope you were not to badly affected by the corona crisis.

We are not yet rid of this virus which took the whole world. With vaccinations started we may look forward to some better times. Though we shall still have to be patient until next Summer.

For now I send you and your family our warmest wishes for 2021. May this new start give each of us fresh inspiration and determination for the year ahead.

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2020 en het onfatsoen van het grote geld

Het corona jaar 2020 bracht heel wat mensen op droog zaad, terwijl anderen dankzij de beperkingen om zich veel uit huis te begeven en te gaan winkelen, stukken van mensen konden verdienen.

Dit brengt ons tot een extremisme dat te zelden als dusdanig wordt gepresenteerd, dat van de financiële terreur. Onder de vlag van het neoliberalisme gaan de moderne roofridders van het financiële kapitalisme hun gangen. Al enkele jaren zien wij hoe kapitaalkrachtigen en beheerders van grote bedrijven hun personeel onder de duim houden. Elke seconde gijzelen ze de reële economie van de mensen en plegen ze hun moorddadige aanslagen op de inkomens van miljarden mensen en op de draagkracht van de planeet, ons grootste kapitaal waarvan we moeten leven.

Starbuckswinkel in Brussels Airport

Starbuckswinkel in Brussels Airport in vroegere tijden

Overal ter wereld waar er ‘genoeg’ bomen staan en rijke grondstoffen te vinden zijn, kan men de uitbuiters van het systeem hun slag zien slaan. Zonder pardon worden er in het zuidelijk halfrond bomen gekapt en roofbouw gepleegd of het niets is. En de wereld kijkt toe en lacht er naar. Er zijn zelfs firma’s die er in slagen grond water op te pompen en de wateraanvoer voor de plaatselijke bevolking in te perken terwijl die internationale concerns dat water aan een hoge prijs verkopen in het rijke westen. De consument laat dit maar gebeuren en is blij met zijn Nestlé watertje om met zijn valse fair trade koffie van Starbucks te kunnen pronken. door bepaalde ‘onchristelijke’ praktijken kunnen bepaalde zaken zoals o.a. Starbucksgaan behoren tot ‘s werelds grootste ketens van dit of geen product.

Amerikaans ondernemer en investeerder Jeff Bezos die er zeer goed in slaagd om zich onnoemijk te verrijken op de kap van een ander en dan nog doet of hij de grote weldoener is die zo veel mensen te werk kan stellen.

Men zal Jeffrey Preston Bezos zeker niet horen klagen over het coronajaar 2020, want voor hem heeft dat jaar zeker geen windeieren gelegd.

Thema’s als milieu en sociale zekerheid laten vele politici liefst aan de “loosers” over en wil men niet zo veel aan de orde laten komen. Voor hen zijn er wel belangrijker zaken te bespreken. Meerderen willen er niet aan denken of ter tafel brengen hoe grote geldverdieners soms veel leed en moeilijkheden berokkenen aan de kleine gebruikers en hun familie

Honderden miljoenen verdienen door hun toedoen te weinig om fatsoenlijk rond te komen, tientallen miljoenen worden definitief richting ondervoeding en hongerdood gedreven. Dit alles kan enkel omdat we toestaan dat de beurzen en de financiële markten de democratieën constant onder het zwaarste oorlogsvuur nemen en een politiek forceren die 99 procent van de mensen zou afwijzen indien zij daar goed geïnformeerd en democratisch over zouden kunnen beslissen. Maar, dat is wel zeker, onze economie is door deze financiële terreur allerminst democratisch.

Vorig jaar zag de reissector wel zwart zaad. Na het onverwachte dat zo onmogelijk leek kreeg Neckermann weinig kansen om terug op het droge te komen. Zij die liever te water gingen zagen hun  cruiseboten in de coronacrisis aan de kettingen liggen. Ook kozen nog maar weinigen voor een vliegvakantie. Dat leverde een stevige deuk op in het vermogen van taxfree-imperiumbouwer Willem Blijdorp. Ook offshoreveteraan Pieter Heerma zag zijn vermogen onder het miljard uitkomen.

Al snel bleek dat de rijkste mensen op aarde niet immuun konden blijven voor het coronavirus. Terwijl de pandemie zijn greep op Europa en Amerika verstevigde, implodeerden de wereldwijde aandelenmarkten en vergaarden veel fortuinen. Tijdens 2020 zagen heel wat miljardairs hun fortuin smelten in de zon. Folgens Forbes zijn in ruwe termen zijn de miljardairs van de wereld $ 8 biljoen waard, $ 700 miljard minder dan in 2019.

Erg genoeg kon men tijdens de crisis ellen lange rijen staan voor de winkels van de Iers-Engels-Walese keten Penney. Met PrimMark (Primark Stores Limited is geregistreerd in Engeland en Wales), heeft zij al meer dan 380 winkels aanwezig in dertien verschillende landen in Europa en de VS. Vele consumenten schuiven daar maar al te graag aan, zonder zich af te vragen hoe bepaalde kleren daar zo goedkoop aan de man of vrouw kunnen gebracht worden. Het erge is dat de meeste consumenten in onze contreien daar geen vragen meer bij stellen, waar hun producten en onder welke voorwaarden hun goederen zijn gefabriceerd.

Wat duidelijk in de lift zat tijdens deze corona crisis was de postorder verkoop.

De e-commercegigant Amazon die Jeff Bezos runt, kon wel geen haar op het kale hoofd brengen, maar deed hem niet verlegen zijn om te pochen over zijn doeltreffende zaak  die mooi in de schijnwerpers kon komen te staan tijdens de pandemie. Terwijl de Belgische Post mensen te kort kwam om een goede pakjesverdeling te garanderen kon Amazon er prat op gaan wel 100.000 full- en parttime werknemers in dienst te kunnen nemen om te helpen voldoen aan de toegenomen vraag van consumenten die thuis bleven en online winkelden.
Jeff Bezos mag voor het derde jaar op rij als werelds rijkste persoon op de Forbes lijst pronken, hoewel hij vorige zomer $ 36 miljard aan Amazon-aandelen aan zijn ex-vrouw MacKenzie Bezos heeft moeten afstaan, als onderdeel van hun echtscheidingsregeling. Volgens Forbes is hij nu toch nog $ 113 miljard waard, ondersteund door een stijging van het aandeel van Amazon met 15% sinds hun lijst van 2019.

De grootste winst in dollars is voor Qin Yinglin, wiens bedrijf op de 8ste plaats mag staan op de Forbes lijst. Hij mag zich nu werelds rijkste varkensfokker noemen, ook al staat hij op nummer 43 van de Forbes lijst en is $ 18,5 miljard waard – een sprong van $ 14,2 miljard sinds de 2019-lijst, nadat de aandelen van zijn in Shenzhen genoteerde Muyuan Foods bijna verdrievoudigden doordat de Afrikaanse varkensgriep het aanbod van varkens verminderde en de prijzen opdreef.

Uit de bepaalde griepen die zich de laatste jaren voor deden,  bleek duidelijk dat vele dieren ziek werden door met veel te veel opgesloten te zitten in veel te kleine ruimtes. Duidelijk gaat daar de mens in de fout. Deze willen allen prijzen zo veel mogelijk winst maken zonder al te veel kosten te moeten maken of zonder al te veel terrein te moeten opofferen om dat doel te bereiken. De dieren een waardig leven bezorgen ligt niet in hun woordenschat of op een opdienblaadje voor de verzekering van de oplopende dollarbriefjes.

Op dat vlak zal onze wereld nu toch eens haar lessen moeten gaan trekken. Na meerdere vleesschandalen, vogelgriepen en ebola kwamen Coronavirussen een stokje in de wielen steken van de kleine man. CoViD-19 voorzag de kroon op het werk van de laatste jaren waarbij de mens geen oog had voor mens, dier en plant.

Benieuwd of 2021 nu meer wijsheid zal mogen brengen en de consumenten zal wakker schudden om nu meer lokale goederen tegen een waardige prijs aan te schaffen.



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Dirk Van Duppen over de samenleving op een kruispunt

Naar het einde van 2020

Extremisme is terug van nooit weggeweest


Aanvullende lectuur

  1. Slag om waardigheid in zuivere natuur
  2. Onverantwoord gedrag van vele burgers
  3. Zij die de coronamaatregelen van de overheid een inbreuk op hun persoonlijke vrijheden vinden
  4. Economie en degradatie
  5. Christelijke houding tegenover slavernij


Vindt ook te lezen

  1. Niet klagen over egoïsme
  2. Rechtsextremisme
  3. Moslimextremisme in de kiem smoren
  4. Oplossing voor sociaal en economisch gekwakkel
  5. Mens of Consumens: Het gebroken systeem: Een land gebouwd op schulden en verslaving
  6. Wie gelooft er nog in fabeltje van marktwerking?
  7. Elk jaar weer
  8. 3e golf
  9. Wie is de economie?
  10. Betekeniseconomie
  11. Winkels in Monickendam en Volendam
  12. Nexit is in belang van Europa
  13. Zwaar
  14. Wat gaat de coronacrisis met de rentes doen
  15. Mens of Consumens: Donder en Bliksem (Mijn idee over het vuurwerkverbod)
  16. Mens of Consumens: Wat is tegenwoordig nog sociaal?
  17. Mens of Consumens: Gratis/goedkoop werken, het nieuwe verdien model
  18. Grapperhaus: strenger optreden tegen winkeliers die lockdown omzeilen
  19. 20 décembre… 1848 – L’esclavage est aboli sur l’île de La Réunion
  20. ONU : Un déficit de 5,1 milliards de dollars menace les actions de l’organisation
  21. Les fausses promesses de Jeff Bezos pour réduire les impacts environnementaux


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Naar het einde van 2020

Wat eerst zo een fantastisch jaar moest worden werd een jaar dat een domper zette op ieders sociaal- en uitgaansleven.

Met heel wat verwachtingen werd er naar dat jaar .20 uitgekeken, zelfs in die maten dat er politici waren die dat “Punt Nul Twee” in hun politieke taal opnamen.

220 werd een donker jaar dat als donkere onweerswolk een onzichtbaar maar zeer voelbaar virus met zich mee droeg. Het bracht velen van ons thuis te blijven, zoals Maggie De Block ook op te roepen:

“Blijf in uw kot!”

Wij zouden met zijn allen voor maanden in dat “kot” moeten blijven en sommigen werden echt “opgesloten” in hun “home”, dat eerder op een gevangenis dan een “thuis” begon te lijken.

Het hele Corona-gebeuren moet ons ernstig doen nadenken over hoe wij bezig zijn met onze natuur. Het moet er ons toe brengen om er over na te denken alsook naar voor brengen welke kennis en misschien zelfs welke lessen we vooral moeten meenemen van het voorbije jaar.

Dat dit Coronavirus over ons kwam was niet zo maar. Misschien kunnen wij zelfs spreken van een vooraf aangekondigde dood.

2020 bracht ons even op de knieën om na te denken van hoe wij leven. Wie veel belang hecht aan een menselijke samenleving zag hoe de samenleving uit elkaar getrokken werd en hoe in meerdere landen er regeringsleiders waren die mensen tegen elkaar opzetten. Ook bracht de behandeling van het coronavirus heel wat tweespalt en konden wij zien hoe een grote groep van mensen duidelijk hun egoïsme en hun materialisme niet opzij konden zetten.

Het perspectief van een economie en samenleving die tegelijk ecologisch, sociaal en democratisch zijn, is meest cruciaal voor onze journalistieke kijk op de wereld en is een gebeuren dat velen nu moet hebben wakker geschud, want men kan niet naast de impact kijken die de coronamaatregelen met zich meebracht in de vele landen over de gehele wereld.

Nu er een vaccin op komst is moeten wij weten dat wij nog meerdere maanden geduld zullen moeten blijven oefenen alsook de sociale afstand en hygiëne maatregelen zullen moeten blijven respecteren. Maar heel dit gebeuren moet ons er ook toe aanzetten om ons tot nadenken en reflectie te brengen. Het oriënteert ons wanneer we onderzoeken hoe onze wereld eraan toe is, en ook als we de vragen stellen waar het naartoe moet en hoe we daar dan kunnen geraken. Het komt er nu op aan om voldoende mensen te doen inzien dat het er nu echt op aan komt om werk te maken van de sociale structuren maar ook van onze leefomgeving die weer in ecologisch evenwicht moet gebracht worden.

Van onzen’t wege hopen wij dat u zich veilig en wel zal kunnen houden en brengen u onze beste wensen voor een geweldarmere wereld, een wereld waarin zowel het oorlogs- en terroristische wapengeweld als het financiële, economische en politieke structurele geweld verminderen. En we zullen meer nog dan vroeger licht blijven werpen op de vele vormen van extremisme die geweld aansturen, zowel heel dichtbij als veraf.


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Voor erediensten met Kerstmis

In principe is een kleine eredienst mogelijk: in een gebedshuis mogen 15 personen aanwezig zijn, kinderen tot en met 12 jaar en de bedienaar niet meegerekend. Je vraagt best na bij jouw gemeente of er iets georganiseerd wordt. Enkele grote gebedshuizen streamen hun kerstviering live via hun website of op regionale televisie.

Wij raden echter iedereen aan om wijselijk thuis te blijven en daar in de huishoudelijke kring te bidden. Op meerdere televisie zenders worden gebedsdiensten uitgezonden, alsook zijn er kerken die een virtuele gebedsdienst houden.

God kan men overal aanbidden. Ook al zegt de Bijbel het vergaderen niet na te laten, zegt deze niet dat dit enkel in levende lijve zou mogen. Wij beleven nu uitzonderlijke tijden waarbij het raadzamer is om niet met teveel mensen samen te komen. Per internet dienst houden is evenwaardig als in een kerkdienst zitten als men dan ook actief die gebedsdienst mee beleefd.

Wij wensen u een aangename en gezegende kersttijd.

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Three basic commands

At the (internet) service this morning brother Eric Lowe spoke about people at first following up the CoViD-19 measures strictly. At the first lockdown, the governments of the West-European countries had been giving very clear instructions. That way lots of people kept to the measures and seemed to have fewer difficulties following those instructions than by the second lockdown.

When the governments started to relax the measures and then started giving different signals people started to get confused and we could see that many people were not any more prepared to follow the social restrictions. So many months after the beginning of the corona crisis, people start getting tired and less interested to listen to the advice of the epidemiologists.

In Christendom we can see a similar attitude as in the citizen world. Today we see a lot of people who are not so much interested in listening to wise, and even less to old and new sensible advice. Mr. Lowe said the less people are listening they go by, and remarked:

If you are not listening you can not hear.

And that is just the problem by a lot of people who call themselves Christian. We better would look to the examples in Scriptures, which would all make it so much easier to pass those difficult times of isolation.

If we care not to listen then our listening shuts down.

That is what we see what happened with lots of Christians, not to say with the majority. For many so-called Christians, there is not any more such a good connection with God. They have forgotten that the experience with God depends on our nearness to God and all that would happen in His presence. Many wait for God’s presence to happen, and in the meantime try out their own gods and saints to bow down for and pray for.

Billy Graham warned:

“God doesn’t want us to waste our latter years or spend them in superficial, meaningless pursuits. Instead, He wants us to use them in whatever ways we can to influence those who will come after us. God wants us to finish well. . . .”

When being a Christian people should be as a disciple of Christ, following his teachings and worshipping the same God a Christ. Though many, who call themselves Christian, do not worship the same God as Jesus Christ worshipped. They even do not want to accept the Words of God, Who Himself said that Jesus was His beloved son. God, Who is no liar, never said He is Jesus or never held back to say that He would be Jesus. In case God would be Jesus, then he would naturally have told the people around Jesus a lot of lies, but also to His prophets He would have told lies more than ones.  Already in Jesus time, when there was a genuine and powerful work of God, men did not like to be apart from it, especially if they were religious leaders. Consequently we find both Pharisees and Sadducees coming to John’s baptism. He met them however with prophetic insight. He unmasked them as having the characteristics of the serpent, and warned them that wrath lay before them. He knew that they would boast of being in the proper Abrahamic succession, so he knocked that prop from beneath them, showing that it would not count with God. Nothing would do but repentance, and his baptism was with a view to that; but it must be genuine and manifest itself in fruits that were suitable. James, in his Epistle, insists that faith, if it is real and vital, must express itself in suitable works.

When Jesus got baptised the Elohim Hashem Jehovah, the God of Israel made clear who that Nazarene man standing in the river Jordan was:

3 For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of יהוה, make his paths straight. (Matt 3:3, NRKJV)

13 Then cometh Yahushua from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him. 14 But John forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me? 15 And Yahushua answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him. 16 And Yahushua, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of Elohim descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: 17 And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. (Matt 3:13-17, NRKJV)

Some months later Jehovah would repeat it and say:

18 Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles. 19 He shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets. 20 A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he send forth judgment unto victory. 21 And in his name shall the Gentiles trust. (Matt 12:18-21, NRKJV)

Also today we are in times that many do not want to hear God’s Word and do give preference to words of theologians and people who say they are from God. But they are often wolves in sheep clothes and people fall for their words instead of believing the simple words of the Bible.

Though our brother Eric Lowe, had it this morning about man’s attitude in corona times, we can interpolate it also to the behaviour of many people who call themselves Christian today. The majority of those belonging to Christendom care not to listen to God’s Word. That makes their listening shuts down.

One example of a young girl (teniiiola) who writes:

I know that they’re two different people because the Bible makes it clear that Jesus is seated at the right side of God. Nevertheless, they are the same. As per, they are one. Praising God is equal to praising Jesus (one can’t even access God without Jesus anyway) and praising Jesus is the same as praising God.  {comment on 4 misconceptions that need to be cleared about being a Christian.}

On one side she seems to understand that Jesus and God are two different persons. Though then she, like some other people, sees a proof of Jesus to be God, when is written:

that Jesus is seated at the right side of God

clearly not seeing and not understanding Jesus is not sitting on the throne of God, but is sitting next to God, which indicate he, as another person than God takes the place on the seat next to God.

For following up the Covid-rules simple messages worked, but as soon as complex messages were given confusion started to take master of many people. The same when in Christianity several teachers started using Roman-Greek philosophy and twisted several words of Christ, to please the people who were so used to heathen rites and festivals.

The young girl on her website also says:

Calling Jesus God does not equal to calling God’s name in vain…Jesus wasn’t even on Earth as at the time this instruction was given.   {comment on 4 misconceptions that need to be cleared about being a Christian.}

giving the idea when people were not on earth when a Bible text was written the calling of their name as a god would not be wrong or would be acceptable. That is closing the eyes for reality and for the meaning of God’s Words. Those who have Madonna as their goddess today and honour her name are doing the same fault as those in ancient times, who honoured Apollo as their god.

Today with the pandemic lots of people are like in the wilderness. After Jesus his baptism, after God had declared him to be His son, this son of man also went into a wilderness. There he told the adversary of God “not to tempt God”, something we see many do. Lots of ministers and priests calling their flock to come to gather in their churches, not having to worry, because God would protect them. Some even dare to say:

 Those people who are catching CoViD-19 are those who do not believe enough in Jesus, who saves all who believe in him.

The Bible tells us God can not be tempted and that man can do nothing to Him. But Jesus, all should know, was tempted more than once. When in the wilderness Jesus told a tempter:

7 Yahushua said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt יהוה thy Elohim. (Matt 4:7, NRKJV)

Those who say they are a Christian should pick up such words of Christ. They also should remember Jesus words when the tempter offered an opportunity for Jesus to be worshipped and praised:

10 Then saith Yahushua unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship יהוה thy Elohim, and him only shalt thou serve. (Matt 4:10, NRKJV)

Not Jesus should be worshipped, but all glory, worship and praise should be given to the Elohim Hashem Jehovah, the God Who is above all gods. From his time in the wilderness, we should remember three words as memory joggers. From the story of Jesus in the desert, we should remember three basic commands, which should be the fundamentals of Christian faith.

  1. obey the commands
  2. don’t test God
  3. fear Jehovah God and worship only Him

A true lover of God can’t be double-minded and always shall take the following words of God at heart.

16 Ye shall not tempt יהוה your Elohim, as ye tempted him in Massah. (Deut 6:16, NRKJV)

Being in difficult days we should remember how God was with His people and how He is willing to be with us, in case we want to be with HIm.

8 Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness: 9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work. 10 Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways: 11 Unto whom I sware in my wrath that they should not enter into my rest. (Ps 95:8-11, NRKJV)

7 Wherefore (as the Holy Spirit saith, To day if ye will hear his voice, (Heb 3:7, NRKJV)

13 Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways! (Ps 81:13, NRKJV)

29 O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever! (Deut 5:29, NRKJV)

Jehovah God told very clearly to what we have to keep:

6 I am יהוה thy Elohim, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage. 7 Thou shalt have none other elohim before me. 8 Thou shalt not make thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the waters beneath the earth: 9 Thou shalt not bow down thyself unto them, nor serve them: for I יהוה thy Elohim am a jealous El, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me, 10 And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments. 11 Thou shalt not take the name of יהוה thy Elohim in vain: for יהוה will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. (Deut 5:6-11, NRKJV)

Several who call themselves Christians have difficulty with

3 Thou shalt have no other elohim before me. (Exod 20:3, NRKJV)

and have taken Jesus as their god and as if that was not enough also have taken his mother as a goddess and several other human beings as saints to whom they pray and hope they shall fulfil some of their wishes. Praying to someone else than Jehovah God is also taking God’s Name in vain and desecrating it.  Nobody should forget:

11 Who is like unto thee, O יהוה, among the mighty ones? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders? (Exod 15:11, NRKJV)

24 O Sovereign יהוה, thou hast begun to shew thy servant thy greatness, and thy mighty hand: for what el is there in heaven or in earth, that can do according to thy works, and according to thy might? (Deut 3:24, NRKJV)

Even Jesus who did such wonderworks could not do anything without God.

19 Then answered Yahushua and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise. (John 5:19, NRKJV)

Jesus very well knew Who had saved his People and by Whom he could do all things he did. Jesus as the previous prophets feared and wanted to serve God.

11 And houses full of all good things, which thou filledst not, and wells digged, which thou diggedst not, vineyards and olive trees, which thou plantedst not; when thou shalt have eaten and be full; 12 Then beware lest thou forget יהוה, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage. 13 Thou shalt fear יהוה thy Elohim, and serve him, and shalt swear by his name. 14 Ye shall not go after other elohim, of the elohim of the people which are round about you; 15 (For יהוה thy Elohim is a jealous El among you) lest the anger of יהוה thy Elohim be kindled against thee, and destroy thee from off the face of the earth. 16 Ye shall not tempt יהוה your Elohim, as ye tempted him in Massah. 17 Ye shall diligently keep the commandments of יהוה your Elohim, and his testimonies, and his statutes, which he hath commanded thee. 18 And thou shalt do that which is right and good in the sight of יהוה: that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest go in and possess the good land which יהוה sware unto thy fathers. 19 To cast out all thine enemies from before thee, as יהוה hath spoken. (Deut 6:11-19, NRKJV)

From his followers, Jesus also demanded that they would follow God’s commandments and that they would do God His Will, like Jesus also did God His Will. For following the commandments of God is for the good of man.

26 Behold, I set before you this day a blessing and a curse; 27 A blessing, if ye obey the commandments of יהוה your Elohim, which I command you this day: 28 And a curse, if ye will not obey the commandments of יהוה your Elohim, but turn aside out of the way which I command you this day, to go after other elohim, which ye have not known. (Deut 11:26-28, NRKJV)

15 But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of יהוה thy Elohim, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee: (Deut 28:15, NRKJV)

The chosen ones by Christ also asked their followers to fulfil the Wish of God and warned what could happen to them who do not keep to God’s commandments.

8 But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, (Rom 2:8, NRKJV)

29 O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever! (Deut 5:29, NRKJV)

As with Israel we should also know what Jesus and his God require from us.

12 And now, Israel, what doth יהוה thy Elohim require of thee, but to fear יהוה thy Elohim, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve יהוה thy Elohim with all thy heart and with all thy soul, (Deut 10:12, NRKJV)

Like Petrus once was a satan, resisting what God wanted, we too should be very careful not to resist God and not to go against His Laws.

10 Then saith Yahushua unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship יהוה thy Elohim, and him only shalt thou serve. (Matt 4:10, NRKJV)

14 Now therefore fear יהוה, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the elohim which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt; and serve ye יהוה. (Josh 24:14, NRKJV)

It is a simple message and we should not complicate it. We only have to have One God Who is One, and not two or three.

35 Unto thee it was shewed, that thou mightest know that יהוה he is Elohim; there is none else beside him. (Deut 4:35, NRKJV)

6 Thus saith יהוה the King of Israel, and his redeemer יהוה of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no Elohim. (Isa 44:6, NRKJV)

Humanity wants to reverse the complexity and reject the simple because it is too simple and confronting. All people should know that Jesus is getting to the essence of the Old Tetament. Jesus is the way to God and we should be thankfull he managed to do the will of God, putting his own will aside. (In case he would be God he would not have to put his will aside because than he would always have done his own will.) Jesus also was not a schizophrenic god who would say he was someone else and pray to someone else when he would be praying to himself. Jesus did not pray to himself and learned others also not to pray to him, but to his heavenly Father.

Matt 6
1 Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. 2 Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 3 But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: 4 That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly. 5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly. 7 But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. 8 Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him. 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. (Matt 6:1-9, NRKJV)

39 And he came out, and went, as he was wont, to the mount of Olives; and his disciples also followed him. 40 And when he was at the place, he said unto them, Pray that ye enter not into temptation. 41 And he was withdrawn from them about a stone’s cast, and kneeled down, and prayed, 42 Saying, Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me: nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done. 43 And there appeared an angel unto him from heaven, strengthening him. 44 And being in an agony he prayed more earnestly: and his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground. 45 And when he rose up from prayer, and was come to his disciples, he found them sleeping for sorrow, 46 And said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation. (Luke 22:39-46, NRKJV)

2 And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth. (Luke 11:2, NRKJV)

Jesus prefered to do the Will of God, and that is what a Christian, or follower of Christ also should do. We should look forward to God’s Kingdom to come. As followers of Christ we should remember and do likewise Jesus Christ.

38 For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me. (John 6:38, NRKJV)

34 Yahushua saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work. (John 4:34, NRKJV)

30 I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me. (John 5:30, NRKJV)

Real Christians shall or should follow the teachings of Christ and shall take up the task given by him, namely to go out into the world spreading God’s Word and spreading the Good News of the coming Kingdom of God. Those who want to call themselves “Christian” should do as Jesus Christ asks them to do.

Jesus asks his disciples to make up their mind and to be clear sighted, not about others, but about themselves.

To be clearsighted about ourselves, is to be aware of our own shortcomings, limitations, and challenges. But it also means to be aware of our own gifts and talents. {Seeing Clearly – Br. James Koester}

But Jesus demands a full breath true insight, a proper choice of oneself! He does not want you to follow him because others say so or because others are following him. You have to do it out of own choice and by believing in him and even more important, believing in Him Who sent him.

24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life. (John 5:24, NRKJV)

16 For יהוה so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17 For יהוה sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. (John 3:16-17, NRKJV)

It is by believing it was God Who sent His own son, and not that God Himself would have come down to earth to fake His birth, torture, death and resurrection (all parts which do not belong to God).

18 And all things are of יהוה, who hath reconciled us to himself by Yahushua the Messiah, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; 19 To wit, that יהוה was in the Messiah, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. 20 Now then we are ambassadors for the Messiah, as though Elohim did beseech you by us: we pray you in the Messiah’s stead, be ye reconciled to יהוה. 21 For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of יהוה in him. (2Cor 5:18-21, NRKJV)

10 For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to יהוה by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life. (Rom 5:10, NRKJV)

The gospel may be very simple, do not make it complicated. The Bible speaks a clear language, but we should be willing to hear ait and to see the underlying essence and message.

Faith is simple {Check Yourself, Christian}

so keep it simple and do not unnecessarily complicate things by twisting the words of the Bible; Just take those words like they are written down.

Are there ways in which we may be externally religious—doctrinally sound, outwardly well-behaved, “godly” in character and lifestyle—yet insincere behind the curtain, and before the Lord? {Check Yourself, Christian}

When we are not careful, we can get carried away by all those theologians and people who prefer to keep to human doctrines instead of keeping to Biblical doctrines. Many of them are able to carry a lot of Christians away from the Biblical Truth.

Seeing Biblical truth is only possible when one is willing to listen to God His Word as it is written in the Book of books, the Bible.

Being a good and real Christian requires to see who Christ Jesus is and to believe he is the sent one from God, who really died for the sins of others. God can not die, so in case Jesus would be God he would not only always have done his will, but also would not ever had to be afraid of what the Romans would do with him, because he could not die, so any impalement would not harm him. Al those who say Jesus is God, make of his impalement (or crucifixion) a big farce and make of his appearance on earth a whole farce.

Real Christians recognise what Jesus realy has done, and know what a horrible fear he must have had. Real Christians are also aware how much pain Jesus must have had and as such appreciate it so much more, that he was undergoing all that torture for people he did not know and at a time he could have been unsure if God would be going to help him or taking him out of the dead. At one moment the fear became so high he even cried to his heavenly Father (and not to himself);

46 And about the ninth hour Yahushua cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My Elohim, my Elohim, why hast thou forsaken me? (Matt 27:46, NRKJV)

A person can not leave himself, so Jesus did not ask to himself why he had left himself, but asked his heavenly Father Why He (God) left him (Jesus):

34 And at the ninth hour Yahushua cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted, My Elohim, my Elohim, why hast thou forsaken me? (Mark 15:34, NRKJV)

Yes, after Jesus in fear called to his Father in heaven, as if He would have forsaken Jesus (which He did not), Jesus gave up the spirit, which means that Jesus really died. (Remember that God as an eternal Spirit can not die.) It was not in his own hands that Jesus gave his life, but in the Hands of his heavenly Father, the Only One True God.

46 And when Yahushua had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit: and having said thus, he gave up the Spirit. (Luke 23:46, NRKJV)

When Jesus died, his life finished, but not his story. He had always kept to the three basic commands and lived according to those fundamentals he tried to explain and which each true follower of him should follow.

As society may go further away from God’s command and from Christ’s teachings, real followers should give the example and prepare the way, so that more people may come to see that Jesus is the way to God.

6 Yahushua saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. (John 14:6, NRKJV)

Let us take a piece of advice from a Trinitarian at heart, though even he might not see how he himself is caught up in the chains of this world.

We cannot accept the lies that are popularly accepted, even when progressive “Christians” around us conform to them. The only source of truth is the Word of God and we know that His Word will never change! {Progressive Christianity}

Working full-time as a witness “for his Savior” we only can hope he with his wife Brittany, shall come to recognise the work Jesus did and shall come to follow him wholeheartedly. And that is always possible because people have to grow in the Word of God. We all live in a world where many things are said and where many satans or adversaries of God are at work. Because of the main churches being so strong and so eager to get their false teaching of the trinity across, it is very difficult for people to see the trees in the wood. Though if they would be willing to open their eyes for the simple things and the simple words, clarity will be near.

That is the hope the lovers of God can have. It is never too late to spread the gospel and to show people the real Christ who bore witness of his heavenly Father. the Bible tells us also that this shall happen when we come closer to the end times, and as such we can live by the hope in Christ. He, who even did not know when he would be coming back, because such thing is only known by God (and Jesus not being God as such did not know it) gave us the hope that one day when the kingdom of God would be preached all over the world the Day will arrive that he shall be allowed to judge in the name of God.

19 Then answered Yahushua and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise. 20 For the Father loveth the Son, and sheweth him all things that himself doeth: and he will shew him greater works than these, that ye may marvel. 21 For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth them; even so the Son quickeneth whom he will. 22 For the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son: 23 That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He that honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent him. 24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life. 25 Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of יהוה: and they that hear shall live. 26 For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself; 27 And hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is the Son of man. 28 Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, 29 And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation. 30 I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me. 31 If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true. 32 There is another that beareth witness of me; and I know that the witness which he witnesseth of me is true. 33 Ye sent unto John, and he bare witness unto the truth. 34 But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that ye might be saved. 35 He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light. 36 But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me. 37 And the Father himself, which hath sent me, hath borne witness of me. Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape. 38 And ye have not his word abiding in you: for whom he hath sent, him ye believe not. 39 Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. 40 And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life. 41 I receive not honour from men. 42 But I know you, that ye have not the love of Elohim in you. 43 I am come in my Father’s name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive. 44 How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from Elohim only? 45 Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuseth you, even Moses, in whom ye trust. 46 For had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me: for he wrote of me. 47 But if ye believe not his writings, how shall ye believe my words? (John 5:19-47, NRKJV)

When we call ourselves “Christian”, let us believe in that sent one from God, who is authorised to speak and act in the Name of God and follow up his given task to instruct all the nations, immersing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe and to give heed to all as much as Jesus has given and commanded his disciples.

18 And Yahushua came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit: 20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the age. (Matt 28:18-20, NRKJV)



Do you really know what you say you believe in?

Not About The Name Of The Godhead Of Jesus

Rhetoric and Biblical Truth

Religion and the essence of devotion

The false prophets in the present world

O God, How Long? ~ Psalm 74


Additional reading

  1. Words in the world
  2. Let us make sure we are not stiff-necked
  3. The Almighty Lord God of gods King above all gods
  4. El-Shaddai God Almighty Who no-one may see and live
  5. Relating to God is it possible
  6. No man see the Almighty God and live
  7. When there is a God is it possible to relate to Him
  8. Only One God
  9. God is One
  10. The Trinity – the Truth about God
  11. How did the Trinity Doctrine Develop
  12. Altered to fit a Trinity
  13. First Century of Christianity
  14. Hellenistic influences
  15. History of the acceptance of a three-in-one God
  16. Preexistence in the Divine purpose and Trinity
  17. The habitual misreading of John 1 and the ‘Word being God’ #2
  18. Yeshua a man with a special personality
  19. Sayings of Jesus, what to believe and being or not of the devil
  20. Entrance of a king to question our position #2 Who do we want to see and to be
  21. Why did Christ not reveal the exact time of his second coming?
  22. Followers with deepening
  23. What Does it Really Mean to Be a Radical Follower of Jesus?
  24. A small company of Jesus’ footstep follower
  25. If you have integrity
  26. Attitude to others important for reaching them
  27. Love and cultivate that which is pure
  28. Who are the Christadelphians


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  6. Being Christian
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  8. Progressive Christianity
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  10. The History of the Development of the Trinity Doctrine
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