Categorie archief: Life and Death

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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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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Apostles all Martyrs

From all we read, it was no mere possibility, but astern and terrible reality, which the lord Jesus referred to, when he said to his Apostles: “I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves” (Matt. x. 16). … Lees verder

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How Judas Died

A man who obtained a field with the reward of his iniquity “And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.” (Mt 27:5 AV) “Now this man purchased a field with … Lees verder

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Mahomet and Christ

From old Christadelphian writings The more we compare the religion of Christ with that of Mahomet, the more manifest becomes the fact that the one was of God, and the other of mere man. And so with their founders. In … Lees verder

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Cities of Refuge

There were six cities of Refuge (Joshua xxi. 18), Three were situated on the west of the Jordan — Hebron in Judah, Shechem in Ephraim, and Kadesh in Naphtali; and three on the east of the Jordan — Bezer in … Lees verder

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Absalom’s Death

It is almost incredible, but quite true, that not one of a hundred Bible students can tell how Absalom met with his death. The answer invariably given is that while he was fleeing from the enemy on his mule he … Lees verder

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Walls of Jericho

“The House of Rahab was upon the town wall” (Josh. ii. 15). The record states that the “wall” of Jericho fell down flat, not walls (plural), nor the house upon the wall; and that after the wall had fallen the … Lees verder

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