The Field is the World #4 Many who leave the church

At the end of the 20th century lots of Roman Catholics in our regions had enough of their church which had seemed to have told many lies and had protected lots of clergy who had abused minors. The sex-abuses of the previous century made lots of people very cross with church, and strangely enough instead […]

The Field is the World #3 Germans leaving the State Church

In continuation of looking back to what happened in previous century and how it influenced today’s church, we republish some writings from the Bible Students magazine “The New C o v e n a n t  A d v o c a t e”  of April, 1909 Desertions from the State Church in Germany are […]

The Field is the World #2 Church Union #2 Bible quotes

  3 For I handed on to you as of first importance what I in turn had received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the scriptures,  (1 Corinthians 15:3) 25 who was handed over to death for our trespasses and was raised for our justification. (Romans 4:25) 11 For no one can lay any foundation […]

The Field is the World #1 Church Union

From the old publications: T h e  N e w  C o v e n a n t  A d v o c a te  April, 1909 Movements toward Reunion and Intercommunion of the churches are on foot in all parts of Christendom. As far as Rome is concerned, there is no hope that such […]

What is a Tel?

Originally posted on Tours to the Holy Land:
Tel Bet She’an and the Roman Cardo (street) A “Tel” is not short for telephone, nor is it a habit that gives you away….a Tel is the site of an ancient city and most are Biblical. In the Old Testament, God instructs the Israelites to destroy pagan cities, leave them…

Bible truth or scientists truth

When looking at the history of mankind we may not forget that the human mind has always looked for ways to tell what happened in the past. It was not always necessary to give exactly every detail. Often myths, legends, saga, tall tale or folk tales brought ideas of past periods and gave an impression how people […]

Bible or Archaeology telling the truth

For centuries lots of people had difficulties with what the scientist say and with what is written in the Bible. Lots of people do think they are not compatible. Several people are convinced that the Bible is just a collection of meaningless stories or of quirky insanity stories. You may wonder if the Hebrew Bible […]