A Little Leaven Leaveneth the Whole Lump

When Paul quoted the well known words of this household proverb to the Corinthian and Galatian Ecclesias, all would have understood what he was saying. For millennia children had watched their mothers take a little leaven, carefully knead it into … Read more “A Little Leaven Leaveneth the Whole Lump”

The Septuagint in the New Testament (3)

Have you ever noticed that some quotations from the Old Testament seem to be ‘broken’ or incomplete? On other occasions the sense of an Old Testament quotation seems to have been changed because words not in the original are included.
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The Flight and the Storm

Having been found asleep, Jonah must now endure a very public scrutiny. No longer can he travel incognito; there must be a full disclosure of his background, identity and role. Jonah’s bold, though belated declaration fills the sailors with fear.
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Be Ye Followers of God

In the Epistle to the Ephesians Paul shows us how we must be imitators of God. This can only come about by allowing the Word to dominate our thoughts and emotions and it will then be seen in all aspects … Read more “Be Ye Followers of God”

For Richer, for Poorer… in Sickness and in Health

This article is not about marriage. It is about our expectations in life. Although in part written from the perspective of two young people baptised into Christ and deeply in love who enter into marriage with all the anticipations this
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How Great the Thoughts of Yahweh…

Oh how great the thoughts of Yahweh

And His ways above our own.

Oh how wondrous is His purpose

Unto us in mercy shown.

When the earth lay yet in darkness

On the deep His Spirit stirred

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Times of Refreshing

We still live under that dispensation of divine wisdom which was announced on the day of Pentecost, when Peter called upon the Jews to repent and be baptised for the remission of sins, that they might become heirs of the … Read more “Times of Refreshing”

Redeeming the Time

This present copy of The Lampstand magazine includes the first in a series of feature articles that will be prepared from time to time dealing with “Our Warfare in Christ” and designed to assist us in battling the evil influences … Read more “Redeeming the Time”

Rome, Europe and the Middle East

Arecent (September 2000) doctrinal state  ment from the Vatican caused quite a stir  amongst non-Catholic Christian churches  and the Jewish community.

The document Dominus Iesus (Lord Jesus)  and a leaked four-page letter from the Vatican’s  Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger to the … Read more “Rome, Europe and the Middle East”

Reading God’s Word Together

There can be no greater unifying “Family Bible Project” than that the whole family of God throughout the world  daily reads the word of their Father together. Let us remember our brethren and sisters worldwide, and as each day  we
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