And When Paul had Gathered a Bundle of Sticks

The account of Paul’s shipwreck on the island of Melita is well known to most of us as a gripping story of danger and deliverance. It is interesting to note that although Paul was shipwrecked three times (2 Cor 11:25),

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Giving Thanks

The Psalmist declares (Psa 106:1), “O give thanks unto the Lord; for He is good: for His mercy endureth for ever”. That word “thanks” is very expressive. In the Hebrew, it is the word ‘yadah’, a verb with a root

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Song of Solomon (Part 8)

There are a number of reasons which allow us to conclude that the twelve songs we are considering are divided into two groups of six songs each. The first reason relates to the change of atmosphere and mood. We move

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Showing Forth the Virtues of God

Since our community’s earliest days, God manifestation has been central to the Christadelphian understanding of Bible teaching. Brother Thomas wrote about the doctrine in Elpis Israel and Eureka and devoted a whole book, Phanerosis, to its exposition. In 1883,

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The Book of Moses (3)

The Terror of Great Darkness

“All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works”

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Israel and Jordan

Jordan occupies a unique position in Biblical prophecy. In Daniel 11:41 Russia, as the king of the north, will sweep through the Middle East and many countries will be overthrown. One country, however, that will escape this invasion will be

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Recent Discoveries in Israel

Silver coins from the Temple Mount

Five small silver coins dated to the end of the fourth century BC were discovered in soil excavated from the Temple Mount.1 The silver coins are inscribed with the letters “YHD” (Yehud) in

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The Island of Kos

Kos is a Greek island in the south eastern Aegean Sea, four kilometres from the coast of mainland Turkey. The island measures 40 by 8 kilometres and only appears once in the Bible in Acts 21:1, where it is translated

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Walking in Holiness Today (1)

Through this series of articles we will explore the significance of holiness as defined in the Scriptures. Our aim will be to understand its value and embrace the method by which Yahweh seeks to develop holiness in our lives. Our

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World Headlines

“Israel ranked 8th most powerful country in the world”

Israel desperately wants to be accepted by the world community as it seeks to integrate itself into international life. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel’s “presence on the world stage,”

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The British White Papers of the Mandatory Palestine (2)

In our first article we saw that the promise of a ‘Homeland’ in the 1922 White Paper was redefined as a ‘Community,’ softening the British commitment to the establishment of the state of Israel. As Bible believers, this is just

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The Light of the Body is the Eye (Part 2)

He that formed the eye, shall He not see? (Psalm 94:9)

The human eye is a very complex sensory organ with many parts working together to give us sight. The eyelids and lashes protect the eye from exposure to too

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Loving Fathers

In a family that is built on the pattern of a loving heavenly Father, with loving communication as a priority principle, the role of the husband is one which is incredibly lofty and an exceptionally high calling.

Mothers are typically

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A Natural History of Biblical Lands (2)

The cedar tree is the prince of the trees in the alpine forest and everyone who has seen these noble trees recognises their majestic imagery in the prophets. The Hebrew word ‘erez’ is derived from the idea of being ‘firm’—a

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