Categorie archief: Portrait – Biblical figures

The story of Esther

“The story of Esther is familiar to us. You have quite likely heard more than one talk about her, sat in more that one class exploring the book named for her.  If it’s been a while, you might want to … Lees verder

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Onesimus

Originally posted on Linda's Bible Study:
Col. 4:9. With Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They shall make known unto you all things which are done here. Onesimus with Paul Onesimus was to travel with Tychicus to take news of Paul to the churches in Colosse. He has quite a…

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The Lost Ten Tribes

The Ten Tribes are often spoken of as The Lost Tribes of Israel. We do not, however, regard this as appropriate. We believe that the multitudes of Israelites in Russia, Poland, etc., are the descendants of a migration from Assyria, … 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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Nazarites and Nazarenes

From old Christadelphian writings A Nazarene is not necessarily a Nazarite. The former is simply the description of a native, or inhabitant, of Nazareth. Therefore, Jesus was called a Nazarene (Matt. ii. 23). A Nazarite was one who was under … 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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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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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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Cornelius

From old Christadelphian writings From what Luke tells us about Cornelius, it is evident he was not simply a Gentile in the flesh, having no hope and without God in the world. The character the Bible gives him is that … Lees verder

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