Category Archives: Religion

Germanic mythological influences up to today’s Christmas celebrations

In a few days time lots of people celebrate Christmas, for some a holiday to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, though he was born in October, for others it is the time to celebrate the Wild Hunt, the widely … Continue reading

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2020 years ago, the road was opened

We began our series of “God’s Forgotten Word” by pointing out that they had a time in Jerusalem where they had lost sight of the Supreme Creator. This brought the young Judean King Josiah to a change by restoring the … Continue reading

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Redemption #8 Righteousness by Faith

In the previous article we looked at the 8th letter of the apostle Paul to the Romans, the symbolism of the man who hung on the cross next to Jesus, applied to himself. In a letter to the Galatians, Paul … Continue reading

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Redemption # 1Biblical doctrine of salvation

The biblical doctrine of salvation speaks from the Old Testament, and is a consistent teaching throughout the Scriptures there. It is God’s solution for the sin of man. Because it is the path appointed by Him, it is the only … Continue reading

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Devotees and spotters

In the previous chapters we have seen that those who read the Bible can not simply evade the purpose of God’s action. We have the Book of books telling about God’s Plan and giving guidance to mankind. In those chapters … Continue reading

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Broeders in Christus 2015 in review

For English readers, please do scroll to the bottom Even willen wij onze reeks ingezet in 2015 onderbreken om naar knapperige nummers te kijken. Wij beseffen dat op deze site niet zo veel artikelen zijn geplaatst in 2015, dat ook … Continue reading

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Not about personal salvation but about a bigger Plan

Salvation goes beyond that of the individual. Great minds from the time of the Old Testament and the New Testament have also clearly seen this. When the people of Israel in the wilderness went wrong by making the golden calf, … Continue reading

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A Divine Plan or God’s purpose in creation

In the previous chapters we have seen that God is working on a consistent plan. Already from the beginning of times God let His creatures know about His Plan. The men He asked to write down His Words also gave … Continue reading

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A look at the Failing man

In the article “De Falende mens (the Failing man)” we discuss how man evolved from the earliest stages in the Garden of Eden and the Flood (the antediluvian period) and what happened afterwards in the postdiluvian period. Modern ideologies Modern … Continue reading

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An unbridgeable gap

From the previous articles we could already see there is a profound difference between the Bible and other holy books, between the teachings of the Bible and other philosophies and religions. Throughout history many people have searched for how the … Continue reading

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