The Dead — Where Are They? 18 King Saul and the Witch of Endor

Around the 19th and beginning of the 20th century there were still several Biblestudents and Bible researchers who believed in fallen angels. Underneath we look at a vision or view by one of the writers on calling the dead, in the Biblestudents magazine The New Covenant Advocate King Saul and the Witch of Endor In […]

The Dead — Where Are They? 13 The Souls Under the Altar

The Souls Under the Altar In Revelation 6:9-11 the souls of martyrs “under the altar” are said to cry, “How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost Thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?” Some have taken this to mean that the martyrs were enjoying a conscious existence […]

The Dead — Where Are They? 11 Absent from the Body, Present with the Lord

“Absent from the Body, Present with the Lord” “Nevertheless, we are bold, and love rather to remove out of the body, and to dwell with the Lord.” (2Co 5:8 GenevaBible) These words of the Apostle (2 Cor. 5: 8) have been held by some to favour the thought that the faithful are ushered into the […]

The Dead — Where Are They? 8 Man in God’s likeness

Man In God’s Likeness Wherein consisted the likeness of the man to his Maker? We see that it was not in that man was given to have “life in himself.” That was originally the quality of Jehovah, solely (John 5: 26), and was given by Him to the Son at His resurrection. It is also […]

False Teachers

After the death of Jesus’ apostles, some who claimed to be Christians began to spread false teachings. 29 I know that after my going away oppressive wolves will enter in among you+ and will not treat the flock with tenderness, 30 and from among you yourselves men will rise and speak twisted things to draw away the […]

Asking to come under the Wings of God

In Belgium there is a big problem for those who believe in only one True God. Besides the Jehovah’s Witnesses, there are not so many serious Bible Students living close together. Speaking in Western continental terms, most earnest Bible Students live far apart to meet regularly and attend a service together. With that, it often […]

Much confusion about the Antichrist

In Christendom, we can find lots of people who do not believe Jesus Christ is the sent one from God (the Word) having come in the flesh. Lots of people who call themselves Christian say that Jesus is God having come in the flesh. Today there are still millions of people (who claim to be […]

Transport to the Judgment Seat

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #31 Transport to the Judgment Seat “ Wherefore my beloved, as ye have always obeyed me, not as in my presence only, but now much more in mine absence, so make an end of your own salvation with fear and trembling.” (Php 2:12 GenevaBible) Those who are really working […]

Sacrifices in the Millennium

The return of Jesus will herald in the age to come! We do know that the Son of Man will come in His Father’s glory and that at that time there shall begin a major increase of the kingdom of God, that shall not be threatened by its enemies anymore after Lucifer’s attempt to overthrow […]

Micah’s Forty Years

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #22 Micah’s Forty Years Because God said: “According to the days of thy coming out of the land of Egypt will I show unto him marvellous things” (Mic. vii. 15), it is no warrant for reading into the statement a period of forty years. It is all a question […]

Gog

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #10 Gog A name found in two notable prophecies of “the latter days”, both pre-Millennial and post-Millennial (Ezek. xxxviii., xxxix.; Rev. xx.). In “Elpis Israel“, Dr. Thomas, following Michaelis, makes the mistake of saying: “Gog is a Gentile, and not a Hebrew name”. Gog is a Hebrew name, being […]

Job’s Redeemer

We have a look at the Redeemer mentioned in the Book of Job

Heb. goel; i.e., one charged with the duty of restoring the rights of another and avenging his wrongs #Le 25:48,49 Nu 5:8 Ru 4:1 Job 19:25 #Ps 19:14 78:35 etc. This title is peculiarly applied to Christ. He redeems us from all evil by the payment of a ransom.

Which hero to celebrate in December 2020

Healthcare workers for sure are the big heroes for 2020, but at the end of year, many also think about another hero who was born in Bethlehem and died on Golgotha in Jerusalem.

People believing they need to celebrate the birth of God

Instead of protesting against restriction measures people better would take more cautious measures not to infect others. There is also reason enough to make yourself useful in these difficult times.

Repentance for the forgiveness of sins has to be preached to all the non-Jews in Christ his name

Repentance for forgiveness of sins has to be preached to all the non-Jews in Christ Jesus his name, who gave to us the ministry of reconciliation.

A Word from the beginning to become the sealing Word for ever

Not every covenant that God made with His People is to be viewed as having no limit in time, but that which was bought at a heavy price is sealed with blood forever. The prime necessity of human race, salvation from sin and death, has been provided in the divine purpose and solved by the sent one from God, who was willing to put his own will aside to do the Will of his heavenly Father, and gave himself as a ransom for all people.

Confronting Injustice without Compromising Truth: 12 Questions Christians Should Ask about Social Justice

In several non-trinitarian or Abrahamic faith groups there are a lot of people who say Christians may not be politically involved. Lots of people also do think Christadelphians never get involved politically. They do forget how Dr. Thomas was very much involved in political matters trying to safeguard his community not having to go to […]

2020 World Time to pause

The first trimester of 2020 was one which overtook us all. The corona crisis and lockdown will leave some traces for some time, have an impact for several years. Lots of people in many countries got limited where they could go and were restricted in their life contacts. Churches were closed and lots of people […]

Spoken in the name of Jehovah God for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience

With the month of March, we come to days that we can greet Spring, but also to days that we remember the prophet of God, who came to suffer a lot. Already early, at the beginning of mankind, a first prophecy was given, that he would come into the world and would get wounded for […]