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.
Thoughts on the Bible Word “Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy. Let them do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to give, willing to share.” 1 […]
Kapankah Yesus menolong? Apa tujuan Injil? Apakah manfaat berbuat baik? Ada banyak ide tentang ini dan beberapa kesalahpahaman. Rasul Distrik menjelaskan dalam sebuah kebaktian. “Yesus menjawab mereka: “Aku berkata kepadamu, sesungguhnya kamu mencari Aku, bukan karena kamu telah melihat tanda-tanda, melainkan karena kamu telah makan roti itu dan kamu kenyang. Bekerjalah, bukan untuk makanan yang […]
Thoughts on the Bible text “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.” James 1: 5 Introduction At the beginning of the epistle of James we are told of trials that have to be overcome by the […]
Thoughts on the Bible text “You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.” James 5: 8 Introduction The author of the epistle of James exhorts his readers to be long-suffering and patient until the coming of the Lord while in the difficulties and demands of life. By […]
Thoughts on the Bible text “For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.” Hebrews 4: 12 Introduction The Bible text for today’s […]