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Burial and Mourning Customs

From our archive: writings from a century ago Burial and Mourning Customs Professional mourners are still a feature of Palestine life; just as they were in the Lord’s day (2 Sam. i. 17-27; Joel ii. 12, 13; Luke viii. 52). … Lees verder

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Sunday Observance

Today, though our Brotherhood is convinced we do not explicitly come together on Sunday to have a service or Breaking of bread, we still do offer such service in places where most people are free on Sunday. But we are … Lees verder

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Prayers for Rulers

From our 1st quarter of the 20th-century writings The reason given by Paul for “prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks”….”for kings and for all that are in authority” (1 Tim. ii. 1, 2) is, that “we may lead a quiet … Lees verder

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Posture in Prayer

A late 19th, early 20th century look at how to worship God. Today we are convinced that while sitting in the church service, we also can dedicate our prayer worthily to God. No hard and fast rule has been laid … Lees verder

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Right Hand of Fellowship

If one wants to join our Christadelphian community, one can easily be greeted individually by everyone in the community.
However, when the ecclesia is composed by a great many people, such a personal greeting by each member is not always so obvious and the presiding brother on duty works as a representative of every other member in the community to offer the right hand and welcome the new member. Lees verder

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Who Should Baptise?

Since the time of Jesus first appearance after his resurrection, Jesus’ followers advised people around them to come to Christ and to be baptised. For them not every baptism had the same value, neither could anybody have himself baptised, nor … Lees verder

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Moslemism

From old Christadelphian writings Moslemism, Mohammedanism, Islamism, are all names for the religion founded by Mahomet (Mohammed) at the beginning of the seventh century Mahomet’s battle-cry, first heralded from the cave at Hira, was: “There is no Deity but God, … Lees verder

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Circumcising Timothy

From old Christadelphian writings Probably the reason why Paul circumcised Timothy was because he could not otherwise take him into the Temple (Num. i. 51). Timothy, too, was the son of a Jewess (Acts xvi. 1). It wasn’t, as some … Lees verder

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Reason to preach #5 Trained to do it God’s way

In our last posting in this series on “Reason to preach”, you could read how God has provided a very good tool for us to go out in the world and to help form others, as well as ourselves, by … Lees verder

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Reason to preach #4 Informed followers of Christ

In the previous posting, we spoke about the different difficulties we are confronted with in these particular times. For many, the present times in which they live are becoming more and more frightening and give them a very insecure feeling. … Lees verder

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