Thoughts on the Bible text “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, and whose hope is the Lord. For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, which spreads out its roots by the river, and will not fear when the heat comes; but its leaf will be green and will […]
The Thanksgiving Day 2020 was celebrated in a slightly different way from previous years. Most of God’s children have had to stay at home because of the restrictions on health protocols implemented during the Covid-19 pandemic, and had attended the divine service via streaming. Only a small proportion could attend the divine service directly in […]
Fever is an indication of a sick body. But how about the soul? Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider has a diagnosis for this, and District Apostle Rainer Storck shares a very promising therapy.
We live through highs and lows, sometimes filled with fear, and then filled with joy again. Our comfort is that God is faithful! He does what He says He will do. As human beings, we may not always notice this, especially since we only know a tiny part of the divine plan that He has […]
Thoughts on the Bible text Then I saw another angel flying in the midst of heaven, having the ever lasting gospel to preach to those who dwell on the earth—to every nation, tribe, tongue and people—saying with a loud voice, “Fear God and give glory to Him, for the hour of His judgement has come, […]
Thoughts on the Bible text The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace. Numbers 6: 26 Introduction Our Bible text is taken from what is known as the Aaronic blessing. It was with the following words that the priests of the old covenant were to bless the Israelites: “The Lord bless […]
The Covid-19 pandemic has certainly upset many plans and events. But one event has not been cancelled, nor has it been postponed. Which one? The Chief Apostle recently talked about it in the online service he conducted for East Africa.
Thoughts on the Bible text “ Therefore I urge you to take nourishment for this is your survival, since not a hair will fall from the head of any of you.” And when he had said these things, he took bread and gave thanks to God in the presence of them all; and when he […]
Thoughts on the Bible text Blessed is the man whose strength is in You, whose heart is set on pilgrimage. Psalm 84: 5 Introduction Psalm 84 is sung or chanted by pilgrims in which they ask God for His protection on their long and sometimes dangerous pilgrim journeys to the temple. As is made clear […]
God knows everything—and long before anything happens. How does He react to the fact that human beings are constantly making the same mistakes? And what question does He ask them? Answers from a divine service by the Chief Apostle.