In our last article concerning many questions posted to us, we come to take a look at Megiddo and the “plain of Megiddo” which with its strategic location has been the site of many ancient battles and is described to be part of a later Big Battle. It has been claimed that more battles have been held in Megiddo than at any other place on the earth. Cline (2002) counts a least 34 wars at Megiddo from ~2350 BCE to CE 2000.
We are coming closer to the end of our series on the coming of a Christ or Messiah. Yesterday having mentioned that throughout the ages there have been loads of people who said they were the Messiah or Christ. Even in our present times we can find such figures who claim that they are the […]
Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #41 Wheresoever the Carcase is “ For wheresoever a dead carcass is, thither will the Eagles be gathered together.” (Mt 24:28 GenevaBible) This (Matt. xxiv. 28) is an expression used to designate the Jewish State, or nation. It is so used in Deut. xxviii. 26, where Moses says, […]
Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #28 The Number of the Beast “His number is six hundred threescore and six”(Rev. xiii. 18). This remarkable passage of sacred Scripture has suggested a great variety of speculations. Commentators have long since agreed that the “Fourth Beast” of which Daniel wrote represented the Roman Empire; and thither we […]
Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #27 Mount Olivet Prophecy “27 For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. 28 For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together.” (Mt 24:27-28 AV) “And then […]
Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #26 That it might be Fulfilled “Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the Prophet ” (Matt. ii. 17). In commenting on this verse, Dr. Thomas says: “Matthew does not say that this event fulfilled Jeremiah’s prophecy, but the saying (to reethen). The saying was fulfilled in […]
Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #19 Annual Pilgrimage to Jerusalem It is not to be supposed that literally all the world will go up to Jerusalem at one time. The prophecies of Scripture are always to be interpreted according to the rules of right reason; for before God sent us His word He endowed […]
Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #12 The Little Horn of the Goat “And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which waxed very great toward the South, and toward the East, and toward the pleasant land.” (Da 8:9 GenevaBible) The “Little Horn of the Goat”, in Daniel viii. 9, is neither […]
Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #11 King of the North Dr. Thomas‘s reason for concluding that the Russian Power is the latter-day King of the North is over-whelming, and cannot be improved upon, namely, that the King of the North is identical with Gogue of Ezekiel xxxviii. 2, which unquestionably is the Russian Power. […]
( שׁילה: τα αποκειμενα αυτωι; qui mittendus est). The translation “”The sceptre shall not depart from Judah … . till rest come, and the nations obey him” deserves respectful consideration, having a reference to the Messiah, who was to spring from the tribe of Judah.
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 […]
Before starting our series on prophecies we have a look at the authors of some of the older writings whose writings we present to offer some insight in the prophesies the Bible presents.
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 […]
To be recognised witnessing people When we go out on the streets often people take us to be Jehovah Witnesses. This probably because they find us openly talking about the Name of God and Witnessing not only about Jehovah but also about His Word, using like the JW’s the Bible, which we consider the infallible […]
Oorspronkelijk op Oct 10, ’11 op het Bijbelvorsers Multiply platform gepubliceerd (dat nu niet meer bestaat) In de 19° eeuw kwam er een beweging op gang die het nodig vond om terug naar de basis waarden en basis leer van wat gangbaar was toen de zoon van God op aarde was en het Goede Nieuws […]