Grudge Not

When James wrote to the twelve tribes scattered abroad he spoke a great deal about the need for an energetic and vibrant faith. It is one thing to believe the Word of God; it is another to be a doer

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Priests To Our God – Leviticus 21

The Law – an Eternal Story

Reading the book of Leviticus is no easy task. It is a legal document, and legal documents are difficult at the best of times. To make the task harder, this document relates to practices

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Psalm 22 – The Messiah’s Mind (Part 6)

The Messiah’s thoughts and feelings are described in the present tense for the first half of Psalm 22: “They have compassed me”, “I am poured out”, “my bones are…”, “they pierced”, “they part”. All these are describing what Christ felt

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Song of Solomon (Part 5)

Fourth Song: 3:1-5

The bride searches in the night for her beloved

The last Song left the bride in a state of glorious expectancy as she awaits the call from her groom to come away, but the time is not

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Ghost Empire

City of Great Interest

Istanbul or Constantinople is a city of great interest to us, with a key role in prophecy. Richard Fidler’s history starts and ends with the fall of Constantinople on 29 May 1453, a date etched in

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Begin, Move

There is a Chinese Proverb which says, “Do not fear going forward slowly, fear only to stand still”. Begin where you are. But begin. Act. Move. Don’t just stay where you are.

It is amazing how much progress can be

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Caesarea and the Secret of Roman Underwater Concrete

Adorned with magnificent edifices and palaces, including a large amphitheatre and aqueduct, Caesarea was the symbol of Roman rule and Greek culture in Judea. Remains of many of these impressive structures can still be seen today.

Caesarea was constructed by

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How Long, O Lord Our Saviour? (Part 1)

Salvation is of the Jews. (John 4:22)

From its inception, the Christadelphian community has taken a keen interest in the fortunes of the land and people of Israel. This interest is based on an appreciation of the key role in

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Stephen’s Speech in Acts 7 – Did He Really Make So Many Mistakes? (No 2.)

400 Years. Or Was That 430 Years?

Stephen references the Genesis record again: “And God spake on this wise, at his seed should sojourn in a strange land: and that they should bring them into bondage, and entreat them evil

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Papal Influence in Europe Today

The Catholic Church and the popes in particular have wielded influence in Europe over many centuries. This is especially true of over 1000 years of power exercised by the Holy Roman Empire from the crowning of Charlemagne, in 800AD, to

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Enthusiasm in an Age of Apathy

About 2000 years ago, Christ wrote to the ecclesia at Laodicea and said, “I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold

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Israel 2018 Young People’s Trip

From mid-December to early January, 58 young people from across Australia travelled around Israel, Jordan and Egypt. We explored biblical landmarks, witnessed the marvel of modern Israel and immersed ourselves in the culture and food of the Middle East. It

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