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 […]

Love your neighbour as yourself

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 […]

Loving each other with deeds and in sincerity

We should love, not in word or with the tongue, but in deed and truth.​—1 John 3:18. Love based on right principles (a·gaʹpe) is a gift from Jehovah. He is its Source. (1 John 4:7) This kind of love is the highest form of love. While it can include affection and warmth, it is primarily identified by […]

Peace of God surpasses all understanding

The peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts.​—Phil. 4:7. Pray, and then you will receive the peace of God. But notice that “the peace of God . . . surpasses all understanding.” What does that mean? Some translators render this expression “surpasses all our dreams” or “excels all human planning.” Paul was, in […]

That people finally realize that Jehovah is the Supreme God of the earth

The world will have to get to know the Name of the Supreme and those who refuse to know His Name will be ashamed and overwhelmed with terror so that they will sink to the ground of repentance and then they will finally realize that Jehovah is the Most High Supreme Power and Lord over all lords is.

Being comforted by the Most High and His family

In our life we, as a God-loving person, are best to trust God in His compassion and to merge with others who also believe in Him and want to entrust their lives to Him.

When things run differently than expected

Let your petitions be made known to God; and the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your mental powers.​—Phil. 4:6, 7. Perhaps there have been times in our life when we felt that we were following the leadings of God’s holy spirit, but then things did not turn out the […]

Jehovah, a God merciful and compassionate

Jehovah, Jehovah, a God merciful and compassionate.​—Ex. 34:6. On one occasion, God revealed himself to Moses by declaring His own name and qualities. The first ones that he listed were mercy and compassion. (Ex. 34:5-7) Jehovah could have stressed his power or his wisdom. Yet, to Moses, who was seeking reassurance of God’s backing, Jehovah […]

Writing the Law on the Heart

How is the law of God “written” on the hearts and minds of the New Covenant people? By the ministration of the Spirit, and the sanctifying power of the truth. (2 Cor. 3 : 3, 8, 9, 18; John 17: 17.) As the consecrated believer in the “one offering” submits to these influences, he realises […]

Examining the world around us and of our own life, building up a legacy

As archaeologists, historical researchers and bible-researchers we love to examine the past. Often we are interested so much in the past because we would love to find affirmation in it for what we do believe what happened and what is in our mind the possible truth. Socrates said that “the unexamined life is not worth […]

The Word itself should be enough reason to believe

When we have a weakness for our Creator we do not mind to devote a lot of our time to the research and contemplation of truth. It is our urge to find the truth that makes us working hard to come to know what is all behind the history that made up to so many […]

Poring over Scripture and previous investigation reports again and again

As Biblescholars we try to search for truth and sometimes it looks like we are investigators looking at more than one “Cold Case”, trying to construct the events declared in scripture. At “The Logos Academic Blog” Matthew W. Bates says Scholars do not want to wade through basic information that everyone in the field already […]

Judge every preacher by his preaching the gospel of your salvation

“I beg you carefully to judge every preacher, not by his gifts, not by his elocutionary powers, not by his status in society, not by the respectability of his congregation, not by the prettiness of his church, but by this – does he preach the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation?” – Charles […]

Archaeology and the Bible

In every instance where the findings of archaeology pertain to the Biblical record, the archaeological evidence confirms, sometimes in detailed fashion, the historical accuracy of Scripture. In those instances where the archaeological findings seem to be at variance with the Bible, the discrepancy lies with the archaeological evidence, i.e., improper interpretation, lack of evidence, etc. […]

Interpretation of archaeological data

The interpretation of archaeological data and its association to the biblical text is a veritable minefield, as it is often inspired by the scholar’s personal attitude towards the text . . . we face over and over again arguments that, at their core, are circular. This was as true at the time of William F. […]