Atonement And Fellowship 1/8

Atonement is the act of atoning or to reconcile. Especially we mean the reconciliation, or calling together, of God and man by means of the birth and death of Christ Jesus. To atone also means to make at one or to give satisfaction or make reparation. To make up for deficiencies and to agree or […]

Creator and Blogger God 10 A Blog of a Book 4 Listening to the Blogger

Listening to the Blogger The difference between the thinking of man and the ways of God is huge. Man may talk a lot and today we do find a lot of blogs on the internet. When there was not such a mean to communicate, God used another way, but not less sufficient. He provided the […]

Creator and Blogger God 7 A Blog of a Book 1 Believing the Blogger

A Blog of a Book Believing the Blogger In one of his last recorded prayers before his death, Jesus declared: “this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent” (John 17:3). It is a remarkable fact that our salvation – life eternal – should […]

Bible Word from God

“Now not for his sake only was it written, that it was reckoned to him,” (Romans 4:23 NAS) “20 But know this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture is [a matter] of one’s own interpretation, 21 for no prophecy was ever made by an act of human will, but men moved by the […]

Missional hermeneutics 4/5

Recognising Message For us who study the Bible as believers, it is also important that we recognise the message Jesus delivered from God to his kinsmen, the Jews. But Jesus did not came only for them. He came to proclaim the Word of God for the whole world. He brought a call to repentance from […]

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 […]

Position of the Bible researcher

As ‘Bijbelvorser’ or Bible researcher the person looking to get to know more about the Biblical truth is willing to compare the truths that the Word of God reveals with the scientific findings and the sayings of men. The researcher does hope that the Biblical research can become a voyage of discovery. For, like an […]