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The Promise of Eternal Life on Earth

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Jesus taught his disciples to pray, Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. (Bible, Matthew 6:9-10) Jesus is telling his disciples that the Kingdom of God is a future event and that it will be established on the earth. When […]

Why I became a Christadelphian.

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It would be easy to say “Because my parents were Christadelphians, and so I became one to please them.” There is a truth in that, but it is not the whole story. There were many things I did when I was younger because I knew it would please them, but there were also things that […]

Why I became a Christadelphian

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So let’s look at WHY I became a Christadelphian. There was a period in my life when I felt there was no need for God in my life and that life was going really well. Little did I see that my life was spiralling in the wrong direction and when I reached rock bottom God […]

How I became a Christadelphian

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I was born on 19 June, 1954 in Christchurch, New Zealand. That is where my story begins. My parents were Jean Ching and Walter (known as Wally) Ching. My ancestry, from its various sources, is English, Scottish, and Danish, so I am a pure-bred mongrel. My mother`s mother was a Christadelphian. My mother`s father, however […]

How I became a Christadelphian

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God was at work from a very early age in my life. I was given up at birth for adoption and fostered for the first few months of my life. At 6 months I was adopted into a Christadelphian home – my Mum was a Methodist before she married my Dad and he was 2nd […]

What does it mean to follow Jesus?

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And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” And immediately they left their nets and followed him. (Mark 1:17-18 ESV) When Simon and Andrew heard those words “Follow me” and immediately left their nets, do you think they knew what it would mean to follow the Christ? […]

Figures of speech and symbolic language in the Bible

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The Bible, throughout its pages, uses both figures of speech and symbolic language. There are many symbols. Some of these, what they represent, and where in Scripture they are found, are:- Symbol Literal Passage God’s face His presence Numbers 6:25-26; Psalm 34:16 God’s arm/hand His power Psalm 21:8; Psalm 89:13 God’s eyes His awareness Proverbs […]

Does water save? Why Baptism is essential

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Baptism is a physical happening with symbolic meaning. Perhaps the clearest place in which Scripture explains this is Romans 6. Here we find – “All of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death. We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was […]

I believe in angels

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Firstly, what does the Bible say about the word ‘angel’ and their purpose? The Bible word ‘angel’ means ‘messenger’. The angels are God’s messengers. They were present at creation and are at work for God in the world. They are immortal beings and cannot sin. We are not told how many angels there are, but […]

I believe Jesus will return

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There are many reasons I believe that Jesus will be on earth again. He will come in the future to the earth, and reign over the whole world as king. It is my personal faith that this will occur sooner rather than later. Jesus himself said – Revelation 22:12 – “Behold, I am coming soon! […]