Friday, 30 December 2011

Gebed voor 2012



Ik bid dat God alle die bereid zijn te willen zoeken zal zegenen. Dat God diegenen die het een strijd vinden om Hem te bereiken hun weg zal mogen verlichten en veel gemakkelijker zal maken.

Ik bid voor al diegenen die de bereidwilligheid hebben om hun Bijbel te openen en het met een geest te lezen die evenzeer open naar Zijn bericht van troost is, instructie en liefde.

Ik bid voor diegenen die nog steeds niet God en Jezus hebben gevonden, dat zij in de nabije toekomst, maar toch tijdig die belangrijke personen zullen kunnen vinden.
Dat iedereen zal mogen inzien hoe Jezus de weg naar de vader kan tonen en hoe hun leven reeds hier gemakkelijker kan worden als zij die Leidende Hand willen volgen.

Ik bid voor al diegenen die beproefd worden door het één of het ander, tegen ziekte vechten en met verleiding moeten omgaan, zodat zij niet zullen gaan afdwalen maar steeds het pad van God zullen kunnen volgen.

Ik bid dat het koninkrijk van God op de juiste tijd zal mogen komen en dat wij daar verscheidene mensen uit onze kennissenkring en familie zullen mogen bij zijn.

Dat wij met goede wil aan onszelf blijven werken om goedgekeurd te kunnen worden in de ogen van God.

Thursday, 29 December 2011

Assyriologist brother Wilfred Lambert goes to sleep

For 30 years the eminent Birmingham-born historian and archaeologist Prof Lambert (1926-2011) taught and researched at the University of Birmingham. But every single Thursday he would journey to the Department of the Near East in the British Museum, where he read and deciphered cuneiform tablets, the raw material of Assyriology.

This Christadelphian became one of the world’s top specialists in ancient eastern history and would be missed.
The funeral of internationally-respected Professor Wilfred Lambert took place at West Birmingham Christadelphian Hall, in Quinton, this week.

His skills and thoughts were chronicled in various published works, including Babylonian Wisdom Literature (1960); Atrahasis: The Babylonian Story of the Flood (1969); Cuneiform Texts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, II, (2005) Babylonian Oracle Questions (2007). His latest work, Babylonian Creation Myths, is waiting for a publication date.
The British Museum, Room 55 - Cuneiform Collec...
The British Museum, Room 55 - Cuneiform Collection, including the Epic of Gilgamesh. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


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Sunday, 25 December 2011

Wishing lanterns and Christmas

What have wishing lanterns and loving lanterns to do with Christmas.

This year it is big fashion to send a wishing lantern up in the air.
The Paper lanterns come in various shapes and sizes, as well as various methods of construction. In their simplest form, they are simply a paper bag with a candle placed inside, although more complicated lanterns consist of a collapsible bamboo or metal frame of hoops covered with tough paper.

The sellers promote it with saying that the sky lantern is like salute. The people will fly the sky lantern to the sky with their wish and prayer in a festa such as the Christmas day, the New Year, wedding ceremony, or other commemorative occasion. On the hot-air round paper lantern balloon a wish is written and by letting it go up in the air people do hope their wishes come true.
Wenslicht / Wishing light - Lampion  per stuk
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People think this is a good opener to Christmas Eve, wich refers to the evening or entire day preceding Christmas Day, a widely celebrated festival they say commemorating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth that takes place on December 25.

But Jesus was born on October the 17th 4 bCE. So what has Christmas and those wishing lights and balloons to do with the birth of the promised Messiah?

In fact, Santa Claus, reindeer, bells, flickering lights, Christmas trees a.o.have nothing to do with what happened in Bethlehem at a time there could not be any snow at all. So it is very strange that we even do find in warm countries, festivities on the 25th of December, when it is high Summer there, with people wanting to put on red bonnets and having winter decorations everywhere around.

The new trend of the wishing lampoons adds a new pagan tradition to the many Celtic ones/ Now the Thai and Japanese traditions and gods become introduce in the Christian traditions.

But can real Christians agree to go along with that?
Is it not better we do not go with such traditions and keep our hands off such actions?

Perhaps you think it does not harm to go along with such sorts of traditions. But we should remember that for that we do have perhaps a jealous God (Exodus 34:14; 1 Corinthians 10:22), who does not like any connection with falls gods or falls believes.

The universe belongs only to Jehovah ((Exodus 9:22) and we do have to honour only the One God and may not take His Name in a worthless way. (Exodus 20:7;Deuteronomy 4:24; 10:17; 2 Samuel 22:32; Isaiah 12:4; Acts 4:12)
We have to keep our hand off everything that smells to idolatry. (1 Corinthians 10:14; Deuteronomy 4:25; Colossians 3:5; 1 John 5:21)

As Christians we do have to be careful when we want to celebrate the end of the year in the cold and dark period not to give the impression on others that we do agree with the festivities for the goddess of light, which her birtday and celebration is on December the 25th.

Any uncleanness in our actions we do have to throw over board. It may be a big desire to enjoy the Christmas celebrations like they are done in many Christian countries, but do they really honour Jesus Christ? Check what the main focus is by those celebrations? Try to see certain connections of introduced figures and ornaments.

Is the Christ manifest at those celebrations? Or is the main accent on a Santa Claus and presents? Can you agree with the tale of the Santa Claus and would you see a connotation with the Christmas Man and the man they are so called to celebrate: the Lamb of God, Jesus Christ?

Perhaps there was a time that we all did those very things. But when we got baptised did we not choose to follow Christ Jesus and his followers, who did not celebrate the birth of their master. do you think Jesus himself would have loved that his birthday was considered the most important day to feast?
Did God not give the Pascha? Should 14 Nisan not be the most important 'day to remember'?

Does the Apostle Paul not write: "If, then, you were raised with Messiah, seek the matters which are above, where Messiah is, seated at the right hand of Elohim. Mind the matters above, not those on the earth. For you have died, and your life has been hidden with Messiah in Elohim. When the Messiah, who is our life, is manifested, then you also shall be manifested with Him in esteem. Therefore put to death your members which are on the earth: whoring, uncleanness, passion, evil desire and greed of gain, which is idolatry. Because of these the wrath of Elohim is coming upon the sons of disobedience,1 Footnote: 1Eph. 2:2, Eph. 5:6. in which you also once walked when you lived in them. But now, also put off all these: displeasure, wrath, evil, blasphemy, filthy talk from your mouth. Do not lie to each other, since you have put off the old man1 with his practices, Footnote: 1Rom. 6:6, Eph. 4:22. and have put on the new one who is renewed in knowledge according to the likeness of Him who created him, where there is not Greek and Yehud?ite, circumcised and uncircumcised, foreigner, Scythian, slave, free, but Messiah is all, and in all. Therefore, as chosen ones of Elohim, set-apart and beloved, put on compassion, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, patience, bearing with one another, and forgiving each other if anyone has a complaint against another, indeed, as Messiah forgave you so also should you. But above all these put on love, which is a bond of the perfection. And let the peace of Elohim rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one Body, and be filled with thanks. Let the Word of Messiah1 dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing with pleasure in your hearts to the Master in psalms and songs of praise and spiritual songs. Footnote: 1John 12:48, Dt. 18:19, Rev. 19:13. And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the Name of the Master יהושע,  giving thanks to Elohim the Father through Him.
(Colossians 3:1-17 The Scriptures 1998+)

We do know that millions of people around the world with no Christian or religious affiliation or background also celebrate Christmas and Christmas Eve. The emphasis of celebration on Christmas Eve varies from country to country and region to region.

In case we use those dark days to come together and enjoy a family gathering, lets do that in honesty, not adhering to the symbols of pagan traditions. In cold, dark regions, fire and light may bring some sunshine in the house, and a spar or Chrismastree may bring some air-refresher in the room. But be honest and keep clean in the eyes of God, and withhold yourselves from those things God would not want.

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Please do read:

Jesus begotten Son of God #1 Christmas and Christians
The Anointed begotten Son of God 1.     Jesus and Christians All Christians think they do know Christ Jesus. We as Christians can only do hope that those who want to become a Christian and those who call themselves Christian sincerely would be willing to investigate who that Jesus from Nazareth, who was called the Messiah, [...]
Jesus begotten Son of God #2 Christmas and pagan rites
6. Interweaving with heathen or pagan rites
We as sincere Bible Students and followers of Christ should take the Words of God into account and should know that God does not like us to interweave with heathen happenings and idolatrous things. Christmas time is not a season of revival and up-building in the Church of [...]


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Achtergrond Christelijk Kerstfeest
Wie staat er vandaag nog stil bij de ware achtergrond van het Christelijk Kerstfeest? Herinneren wij de verlossende liefde van Jezus Christus die werkelijkheid is geworden? Vlees en bloed dat op een goddelijke wijze ter wereld is gekomen om mensen te verlossen. Durven wij aan die wereld te tonen welk een zegen wij in onze [...]


Jezus, Heer maar niet God
Jezus Christus, Messias, Heer, maar niet God 1.Geboren Op 17 oktober 4 jaar voor onze gewone tijdrekening werd er in Bethlehem een jongen ter wereld gebracht en door zijn moeder Maria in een kribbe gelegd, tijdens het verblijf op hun … Verder lezen

Voorspellingen van de Eniggeboren zoon

“Met de geboorte van Jezus Christus is het zo gegaan: terwijl zijn moeder Maria verloofd was met Jozef, werd voordat zij waren samengekomen bevonden dat zij zwanger was uit den Heiligen Geest.” (Mattheus 1:18 LEI)

Wat betreft Korte inhoud van lezingen: Bijgeloof en feesten
 Bart Lauvrijs heeft een stek waar hij over het geestelijk bestel wil nadenken. Citaat Korte inhoud van lezingen Bijgeloof en folklore   * algemene vragen: wat is bijgeloof?; wat is folklore?; bijgeloof in deze tijd; bijgeloof bij onze jeugd; iedereen is bijgeloviger dan hij of zij durft toe te geven; het verband met menselijke psychologie; [...]


Wat betreft Kerstfeest
Wat betreft KERSTFEEST Op de verscheidene webpagina’s van de Christadelphians kan je meer lezen over het Kerstfenomeen. Het is belangrijk dat wij er bij stil staan wat wij en hoe wij iets vieren. Citaat KERSTFEEST KERSTBOODSCHAP     Alle christenen van de wereld vieren elk op hun eigen wijzekerstfeest. Kerstfeest kwam slechts in voege in  [...]

Kerst en wenslampions
Om lekker gezellig samen te komen in de winter en samen gezellig te tafelen en te keuvelen is er geen bezwaar. Maar als men kerststalletjes, rendieren, kerstmannen gaat opzetten en allerlei flikkerlichtjes gaat installeren is er wel een probleem.
Wat hebben Kerstmannen, kerst-sleden en rendieren eigenlijk te maken met het gebeuren van oktober in Bethlehem, waar in die tijd helemaal geen sneeuw kon liggen?

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Jesus begotten Son of God #3 Messiah or Anointed one
The Anointed begotten Son of God   9. Messiah or Anointed one
As Christians we do speak about Jesus Christ the Messiah. The term Messiah is derived from the Hebrew root word mashiach. The verb is used when an object, an altar for example, was consecrated for a sacred purpose. The noun mashiach is used [...]
The Seed Of The Woman Bruised
How The Seed Of The Woman Was Bruised On The Heel
How Christ Fulfilled The Promise. In fulfilment of the promises of God, Jesus, as “the seed of the woman,” was born of the virgin Mary by the overshadowing power of the Holy Spirit. His mother was told: “The Holy Spirit shall come upon thee, [...]
Jesus begotten Son of God #12 Son of God
The Anointed begotten Son of God 28. Son of God
In Hebrews 1:5ff three corroborating proof texts take us to the origin of the Son. 2 Samuel 7:14 reinforces Psalm 2:7 and speaks of the moment when God becomes the Father of Jesus the Son (“I will be his father and he will my son”). [...]

The wrong heroIn the Western World we can find people who love to honour a creator that is far beyond any human person. In the East people worship other gods, but also do have three or two headed divinities. The clergy and followers of the many sects of Christendom worship also such more than one in one god, but they prefer not to give them a specific name. A lot of those worshippers give preference to have a nameless triune lord or do not know the name of their God. though the one who created the earth, heaven and everything around us, has a name that He picked out Himself - YaHuWhah = Jehovah.
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You may take Jesus as your hero, but do not make him more important than he is and do not give him a higher position than he himself would want to take. Listen carefully to his words and those of his Father. In the past God spoke to our forefathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways. He also had given us his son, the Master teacher. Because in these last days God has spoken to us by his Son, we better take note of what that son said.


Jezus, Heer maar niet God


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Kerst en wenslampions

Voor hen die Kerstmis vieren wensen wij een
Zalig Kerstfeest.

Jezus, de Joodse man die men later ter dood bracht aan een houten paal en werd uitgeroepen tot de Zoon van God en de Beloofde Verlosser of Messias, kwam ter wereld op 17 oktober -4 van de hedendaagse tijdrekening.

Als men weet dat hij niet op 25 december geboren is kan men vragen stellen met het feest dat vele Christenen op 25 december vieren. Is het wel juist als wij hieraan blijven vast houden om die winterdag te gebruiken als familiefeest?

Om lekker gezellig samen te komen in de winter en samen gezellig te tafelen en te keuvelen is er geen bezwaar. Maar als men kerststalletjes, rendieren, kerstmannen gaat opzetten en allerlei flikkerlichtjes gaat installeren is er wel een probleem.
Wat hebben Kerstmannen, kerst-sleden en rendieren eigenlijk te maken met het gebeuren van oktober in Bethlehem, waar in die tijd helemaal geen sneeuw kon liggen?

Extra licht in de winter en een fris ruikende kerstboom in de kamer kan misschien geen kwaad. De gekleurde ballen en lichtjes kunnen extra sfeer brengen.
Maar hoe ver kan je hierin gaan?

Wij moeten ons bewust zijn van de heidense gebruiken en de mogelijkheden om verwantschap of het akkoord gaan met paganisme al of niet toe te laten. Dit jaar komt er zo bijvoorbeeld een mode trend bij waarbij men wenslampions op laat gaan. Men steekt een kaarsje in brand onder een kap of lampion waar men wensen heeft opgeschreven en hoopt dat bij het in de lucht gaan dat deze hete luchtballon je wensen omhoog brengt en zo in vervulling laat gaan. Duidelijk worden hier grenzen overschreden waar God niet mee tevreden zal zijn. Het is hoop richten op totaal iemand of iets anders dan de Ene Ware God.

Wie gaat die wensen in vervulling brengen? En waarom richt je deze verlangens niet in gebed tot God, maar schrijf je ze op een papier dat in de lucht gaat?

Duidelijk wordt daar hoop gesteld op totaal iemand anders dan God. Christenen en ware gelovigen in de Ene Ware God hebben hun hoop enkel op die Ene Ware God te stellen en niet op iets of iemand anders.

Men kan gerust bij het afsluiten van het jaar lekker samen komen om te tafelen en gezellig bijeen te zijn, maar steeds moet men er voor opletten niet tot heidense gebruiken te vervallen die voor God verfoeilijk zijn.

Eigenlijk zouden wij moeten inzien dat er slechts één feest voor God moet gevierd worden waarbij wij Christus Jesu zijn offerdaad tenvolle kunnen herdenken, en dat is 14 Nisan of de herdenking van de Uittocht van Egypte en van het Laatste Avondmaal en Jezus zijn Zoenoffer als Lam van God. Dat 'Paasfeest' zou ons Christelijk hoofdfeest moeten zijn en niet het feest van de godin van het licht, dat plaatsgrijpt op 25 december.

Lees hier meer over in:

Achtergrond Christelijjk Kerstfeest

Wie staat er vandaag nog stil bij de ware achtergrond van het Christelijk Kerstfeest? Herinneren wij de verlossende liefde van Jezus Christus die werkelijkheid is geworden? Vlees en bloed dat op een goddelijke wijze ter wereld is gekomen om mensen te verlossen. Durven wij aan die wereld te tonen welk een zegen wij in onze [...]



Jezus, Heer maar niet God
Jezus Christus, Messias, Heer, maar niet God 1.Geboren Op 17 oktober 4 jaar voor onze gewone tijdrekening werd er in Bethlehem een jongen ter wereld gebracht en door zijn moeder Maria in een kribbe gelegd, tijdens het verblijf op hun … Verder lezen


Voorspellingen van de Eniggeboren zoon


“Met de geboorte van Jezus Christus is het zo gegaan: terwijl zijn moeder Maria verloofd was met Jozef, werd voordat zij waren samengekomen bevonden dat zij zwanger was uit den Heiligen Geest.” (Mattheus 1:18 LEI)

Wat betreft Korte inhoud van lezingen: Bijgeloof en feesten

 Bart Lauvrijs heeft een stek waar hij over het geestelijk bestel wil nadenken. Citaat Korte inhoud van lezingen Bijgeloof en folklore   * algemene vragen: wat is bijgeloof?; wat is folklore?; bijgeloof in deze tijd; bijgeloof bij onze jeugd; iedereen is bijgeloviger dan hij of zij durft toe te geven; het verband met menselijke psychologie; [...]



Wat betreft Kerstfeest
Wat betreft KERSTFEEST Op de verscheidene webpagina’s van de Christadelphians kan je meer lezen over het Kerstfenomeen. Het is belangrijk dat wij er bij stil staan wat wij en hoe wij iets vieren. Citaat KERSTFEEST KERSTBOODSCHAP     Alle christenen van de wereld vieren elk op hun eigen wijzekerstfeest. Kerstfeest kwam slechts in voege in  [...]




Atheïsme en feestdagen

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Jesus begotten Son of God #1 Christmas and Christians

The Anointed begotten Son of God 1.     Jesus and Christians All Christians think they do know Christ Jesus. We as Christians can only do hope that those who want to become a Christian and those who call themselves Christian sincerely would be willing to investigate who that Jesus from Nazareth, who was called the Messiah, [...]

Jesus begotten Son of God #2 Christmas and pagan rites

6. Interweaving with heathen or pagan rites We as sincere Bible Students and followers of Christ should take the Words of God into account and should know that God does not like us to interweave with heathen happenings and idolatrous things. Christmas time is not a season of revival and up-building in the Church of [...]

Monday, 19 December 2011

Ancient Texts Tell Tales of War, Bar Tabs

A trove of newly translated texts from the ancient Middle East are revealing accounts of war, the building of pyramidlike structures called ziggurats and even the people's use of beer tabs at local taverns.
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Among the finds is a haunting, albeit partly lost, inscription in the words of King Nebuchadnezzar II, a ruler of Babylon who built a great ziggurat — massive pyramidlike towers built in ancient Mesopotamia — dedicated to the god Marduk about 2,500 years ago.

The inscription was carved onto a stele, a stone slab used for engraving. It includes a drawing of the ziggurat and King Nebuchadnezzar II himself.

Some scholars have argued that the structure inspired the biblical story of the Tower of Babel. In the inscription, Nebuchadnezzar talks about how he got people from all over the world to build the Marduk tower and a second ziggurat at Borsippa.
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One section deals with his conquest of the city of Babylon, defeating a king named Marduk-nadin-ahhe.

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> Ancient Texts Tell Tales of War, Bar Tabs

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

A promise given in the Garden of Eden

A covenant of grace or the covenant of redemption.

In the Old Testament you will find God described as ‘the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob’. God also speaks of Himself as ‘the God of Israel’, but in the New Testament we find ‘the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ’. This is in order to teach us that all the blessings that come to us come in and through the Lord Jesus Christ, and as a part of that covenant that was made in the Garden of Eden when God took care that the seed of the woman would be bruised.
God was able to tell Adam about that in the Garden of Eden when He told him that ‘the seed of the woman shall bruise the serpent’s head’.

So when people think to find that Jesus existed before Adam or already from the beginning they are confused with the Plan of God, which had existed. The Salvation had been planned before Jesus was born and before the majority of the population was born. Adam and Eve had not made any children yet, so therefore we can speak of the beginning of the world, because it still had to start.

God began to announce it there at the Garden of Eden.The Father gave a people to the Son, and the Son voluntarily made Himself responsible to God for them. He contracted to do certain things for them, and God the Father on His side contracted to do other things. God the Father said He would grant forgiveness and reconciliation and restoration and new life and a new nature to all who belonged to His Son.

Friday, 2 December 2011

November 2011 Articles to read

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Weekly World Watch 30th Oct - 5th Nov 2011‏ Preparations are under way to attack Iran. What will Israel and America do? > CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEKS WWW

6th - 12th Nov 2011‏ Still not sure if Israel attack Iran ... Speculation mounts that they will.... CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEKS WWW

13th - 19th Nov 2011‏ It's all talk of war - even nuclear.... CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEKS WWW

20th - 26th Nov 2011‏
Syria threatens Israel...
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The last few weeks we can see that more social workers do come under attack and that older people do become more fragile in their environment. In several countries the home carers are independent, voluntary, or working in the not-for-profit and statutory sectors who are under grated and not as such respected for what they have to do. A model for monitoring the supply and demand of social workers in England was been made public at the National Children and Adult Services Conference (NCAS) in October > Home care industry not valued.
The financial markets got out of hands and pulled down many countries.Several people felt it in their pocket and found it high time to react.  Many got panicking over the state of the economy and the effect it might have on their money if the country’s banking system would collapse and went to collect their money, which made it worse. collapses While some people thought it best to transfer their money to an other bank, an Occupy Movement came as a virus over the world and is obviously growing into a bigger social revolution. But those acting upon their desire for significant, positive change in a broken system were being physically attacked for their non-violent resistance. The world got a 'New Spring' revolt in the Arabic countries and undignified ‘Los Indignados’ went from Portugal and Spain to Belgium to let Europe hear that it could not go on like this. People questioned if they could belong to one or an other group but saw that there is a major group of 99% against 1% or another 53% (Tot de 99% of de 53% behorende +Oprukkende armoede in Noord Amerika  Onderbroeken, vreemdelingen en rechtsstaat + Occuppy Acties en Sociaal Engagement)

With all those problems people wondered who could bring them safety. The world could also wonder how far they want to go in their solidarity.When we look at President Obama how he has to fight against a brick wall to get some social measure to protect the fragile you can wonder.
> Voice for the plebs + Oproep van president Obama om stem te laten horen +

Steering captain Obama + Occuppy Acties en Sociaal Engagement + Violence or an other way to win + Justififiable anger or just anarchism + Banktransfer to one bank bad idea + Shame on American police
In a certain way people can find solutions to have an reasonable good life. Some crisis brought the country were people were living in such danger that it either broke down and became part of an other country or it grew stronger and became more united. But at the moment the world should note that several people are deprived of the necessary materials to stay in life. too many people are dying from bad conditions created by other human beings.

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Kwetsbare mens in Europa van morgen #2 Te veel mensen gaan kapot aan deze samenleving +

Nearly 50 milion poor North Americans + Ecological economics in the stomach #1 Alarmbell + Ecological economics in the stomach #2 Resources + Ecological economics in the stomach #3 Food and Populace + Ecological economics in the stomach #4 Water + Ecological economics in the stomach #5 Right to food + Stimulating ideas on how to re-engineer our monetary systems + Ability for a community to come back from a crisis +


Sense or nonsense of “Human Fragility” should make us think about the situation now and about the future. As Christians we should be aware that we do have to take the right attitude in all of this.


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In November we looked at the language of the Holy Scriptures and looked forward to celebrations people hold to remember the birth of Jesus Christ, the Messiah.

Another way looking at a language #1 New Year, Books and Words

Posted on November 13, 2011
Another way looking at a language 1. New Academic Year = New books Every new academic year we go over to use another Bible translation in our ecclesia, to keep the minds going and to give opportunities to hear another voice or see another angle of lightning. It is a way of broadening the horizon. [...]

Another way looking at a language #2 Meanings

Posted on November 15, 2011.
Another way looking at a language 4. Changing meaning In Dutch we could find that when we would take a translation of the 1970ies the same word would have just the opposite meaning in the 2010′s. It can happen that at a certain time one word can have the opposite meaning depending whom it is [...]

Another way looking at a language #3 Abraham

Posted on November 17, 2011.
Another way looking at a language 8. Proverbs and verbatim As today in Dutch ( Nederlands), and probably also in other languages as in English, we can find a lot of words which got a totally different or new extra meaning, so it happened in the early centuries of our Contemporary Timetable as well. Though [...]

Another way looking at a language #4 Ancient times

Posted on November 18, 2011.
Another way looking at a language 11. Misreading in early times Already in early centuries of our current time we got some misreadings in the most ancient Greek manuscripts (Second and Third Centuries of the Common Era) could only have happened by misunderstanding a Peshitta-exclusive reading. How careful translators and readers of translations have to [...]

Another way looking at a language #5 Aramic, Hebrew and Greek

Posted on November 20, 2011
Another way looking at a language 13. Aramaic Aramaic is to believed to be originated in what is modern-day Syria. Between 1000 and 600 BCE it became extremely widespread, spoken from the Mediterranean coast to the borders of India. Its script, derived from Phoenician and first attested during the 9th century BCE, also became extremely [...]

Another way looking at a language #6 Set apart

Posted on November 22, 2011
Another way looking at a language 18. The Church The second biggest teaching in Scripture is that our Creator and Saviour are building a “Set Apart Nation” (“church” never occurs in Scripture!) never heard of in modern Christianity before, called “YAsarel” (Almighty YAH Reigns)! It may be a chock to some not to find anywhere [...]

Another way looking at a language #7 Lingua Franca

Posted on November 23, 2011
Another way looking at a language 20. Aramaic or Greek Lingua Franca All of Rav Shaul’s epistles (with the possible exception of Philemon since it was sent through a Roman contact, then to the assembly) were sent to Synagogues that contained Jewish and Gentile believers whose halakha (legal faith practices) were governed by Ya’akov HaTzadik [...]

Jesus begotten Son of God #1 Christmas and Christians

Posted on November 28, 2011
The Anointed begotten Son of God 1.     Jesus and Christians All Christians think they do know Christ Jesus. We as Christians can only do hope that those who want to become a Christian and those who call themselves Christian sincerely would be willing to investigate who that Jesus from Nazareth, who was called the Messiah, [...]

Jesus begotten Son of God #2 Christmas and pagan rites

Posted on November 29, 2011
6. Interweaving with heathen or pagan rites We as sincere Bible Students and followers of Christ should take the Words of God into account and should know that God does not like us to interweave with heathen happenings and idolatrous things. Christmas time is not a season of revival and up-building in the Church of [...]

Jesus begotten Son of God #3 Messiah or Anointed one

Posted on November 30, 2011
The Anointed begotten Son of God   9. Messiah or Anointed one As Christians we do speak about Jesus Christ the Messiah. The term Messiah is derived from the Hebrew root word mashiach. The verb is used when an object, an altar for example, was consecrated for a sacred purpose. The noun mashiach is used [...]