Posts tagged with ‘belief’

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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 […]

Faith and the Purpose of God

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What does faith mean to you? Maybe it means having a complete trust or confidence in someone or something? Me too. In the case of the Bible, faith means to have a strong trust in God, the Bible being evidence, or a revelation of Him, so we can believe. Where do we learn about the […]

Where do we go when we die?

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October Blog Series

If you accept the religious beliefs held by nearly everyone until recent years, you would answer this question by saying, “It all depends; if we have done the right thing while we live, we shall go to heaven, of course; and if not, then to —-“. Here, perhaps, you falter. You are not sure, but […]

The Crucifixion

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Long before Jesus was born, it was prophesied that in the town of Bethlehem a Jewish child would be born, who would become King of Israel. He would be the Son of God, son of a virgin, descended from Abraham and David. But it was also declared, that he must endure suffering, and that he […]

The baptism of Jesus

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Jesus was about 30 years old when he came to the River Jordan to be baptized by John the Baptist. John’s baptism was a baptism of repentance. Jesus had no personal sins that needed forgiveness and therefore no need to repent but he knew and recognized that God is righteous. Though Jesus was sinless, his […]

Deliverance

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The account of the hard bondage and servitude of Israel in Egypt is set out in Exodus chapters 1-2. Yet blended into this account is the example of the faith of the parents of Moses. God blessed their faith and Moses was delivered from death that he might be the deliverer of Israel from Egypt […]

Why baptism?

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October Blog Series

Today many churches sprinkle infants on the head and call it baptism. When we look at baptism in the Bible this is not what Jesus spoke about. When the Bible speaks of baptism it tells us of adult men and women who make a deliberate choice to be baptised and are completely covered in water; […]