Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #15 More about Tarshish

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #15 More about Tarshish Beyond question, Britain is modern Tarshish. There is not a single Bible reference but what is confirmatory of that conclusion. Bible students have discerned such is so from a consideration of the various texts where Tarshish is spoken of (1 Kings x. 22; 2Chron. ix. […]

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #14 Tarshish

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #14 Tarshish Tarshish seems to have been a name of somewhat general import in ancient days. There were certainly two places bearing the name — one in the east, reached by ships which sailed from Ezion-gaber, on the Red Sea, and the other in the west to which ships […]

Concerning some writers of our series on prophecy #2 Frank George Jannaway

At the end of the 19th century the brothers William John (1847–1882), Arthur Thomas (1854–1938) and Frank George Jannaway (London 1859–1935) became interested in the thoughts of doctor John Thomas, who in the United States of America had founded a group of Christians who wanted to build their church like the first-century Christians. Frank George […]

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 […]

A new decade, To open the eyes to get a right view

Review of the second decade of the 21st century and opening the 2020ies.

Stichter van een beweging

Uit ons Multiply archief: Oct 12, ’10 In het vorige artikel “Eenheid van spreken onder de loep genomen” haalden wij reeds aan dat als men Getuigen van Jehovah aan de deur krijgt zij er prat op gaan uit een organisatie te komen waarin geen scheuringen voorkomen. Als zij hun organisatie voorstellen halen zij steevast Russell […]

Missional hermeneutics 3/5

Authority of Scripture and witness to itself We all should allow the Scriptures to stand as their own witness and interpreter. In the Westminster Confession of Faith (1646) it is  summarized in (1:9): “The infallible rule of interpretation of Scripture is the Scripture itself; and therefore, when there is a question about the true and […]

Missionaire hermeneutiek 3/5

Alles plaatsen in zijn tijd Bij het lezen van de Bijbel hebben we een tekst te interpreteren die in vroegere tijden geschreven is geworden en in latere tijden samengesteld is geworden. Op zich is de Bijbel een verzameling van meerdere boeken die in verschillende stylen zijn geschreven en op het eerste zicht onafhankelijke literaire werken […]