Heartache

HOW strange that sweet love should bring so much heartache. Almost everyone has known it from the earliest days in the upper forms at school when previously unexperienced feelings sweep us off our feet: sometimes, alas, not to be requited … Read more “Heartache”

How Temptation Works

“I can resist almost anything – except temptation,” a wag once said. But temptation is no laughing matter. We all know the profound power of the serpent’s voice – sometimes coming from another person, sometimes speaking inside our own heads; … Read more “How Temptation Works”

Changes, Changes, Changes

We live in a vastly different society from the one when the scriptural principles were laid down and written for our admonition and learning (Rom 15:4).

Society is vastly different from my early recollections of ecclesial life in the thirties … Read more “Changes, Changes, Changes”

How Well Do You ‘Know God’?

It was our Lord who said, “And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent (John 17:3). His statement underlines the crucial importance of us ‘knowing God’. But … Read more “How Well Do You ‘Know God’?”

Giving No Offence

Christadelphians have a responsibility to preach the word of God: “Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season” (2 Tim 4:2) are words which, in their context, have particular application to the last days in which we live. … Read more “Giving No Offence”

“The Sure Mercies of David”.

“The heritage of the servants of Yahweh” set forth in Isaiah 54, is the fruit of the Servant’s work. In Isaiah 55 and 56 three clarion calls are broadcast to all men to compare their present labours and rewards with … Read more ““The Sure Mercies of David”.”

The Teaching of Science in Relation to Creationism and Intelligent Design

This rather lengthy heading in fact is the   wording of Item B4 under heading B:   Curriculum – Policy, Guidelines and   Procedures as part of the Policies document of the   Non-Government Schools Registration Board for   South Australia.

The document and this … Read more “The Teaching of Science in Relation to Creationism and Intelligent Design”

Up the Down Escalator

When we were young we had a burning desire to walk up an escalator that was going down. Of course neither the store nor our parents would give their permission so we had to wait until we were alone and … Read more “Up the Down Escalator”

Philemon

Philemon is the shortest of Paul’s many letters, with just 25 verses and 335 words in the original Greek; considerably less than this article. It is unique in that it argues for no specific doctrine and is purely personal in … Read more “Philemon”

A Jamaican Cornelius

Very early in March 1992, our ecclesia enjoyed a visit from brother Brian Luke of Australia. We asked him if he would like to visit Alfred Brown, a ninety-two year old warrior for the Truth who was not expected to Read more “A Jamaican Cornelius”

“If one died for all then were all dead” 2 Corinthians 5

As we all appreciate, the saving grace of God  depends on the resurrection of Jesus from  the dead. “For if when we were enemies  we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son,  much more being reconciled, we … Read more ““If one died for all then were all dead” 2 Corinthians 5”

Jews From India Move to Israel

Jews from India, who believe that they are one of the ten so-called lost tribes of Israel, have settled at Kiryat Arba near Hebron, reports the BBC News’ Jerusalem Diary[1]. The Hebron region is, of course, in the territory occupied … Read more “Jews From India Move to Israel”

“The Rest of the Dead” in Revelation 20

THERE is first of all the question of the text, and especially with reference to verse 5;  because a good deal of perverseness appears in connection therewith.

It will be seen in a glance at The Interlinear Bible, in which … Read more ““The Rest of the Dead” in Revelation 20”

In Wisdom He Made Them All

Matter is converted to light in stars like the Sun. Four hydrogen atoms fuse to make one helium atom. The mass of the four hydrogen atoms is greater than the mass of the helium atom and the lost mass turns … Read more “In Wisdom He Made Them All”

Giving No Offence

Christadelphians have a responsibility to preach the word of God: “Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season” (2 Tim 4:2) are words which, in their context, have particular application to the last days in which we live. … Read more “Giving No Offence”