I saw that God sent His angel to move upon the heart of a farmer (William Miller) who had not believed the Bible, and led him to search the prophecies.
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. - Ephesians 6:4 I was rostered on to take a lesson recently and as I was reading the Bible texts through, I became more and more intrigued with it, so much so, that I want to share it with more than our Sabbath School class at our local church.
There were two institutions established before the fall of humanity in this world. The Sabbath and marriage were both given as gifts from God for the pleasure, the benefit and continuation of the human race.
God made man in His own image. A masterpiece to crown the whole week of creation, all recorded in Genesis 1 and 2. This beautiful being was perfect in beauty, in looks, in symmetry, in function, in compassion, all just as God intended and made.
April of this year has deep significance to us as a ministry and to us as a family. This editorial is shared with you to encourage just what God can do with frail humanity and may it encourage each one of you who read it.
It would be a correct statement that every single soul who receives Christ as their Saviour, would want their Christian experience, right from the very first day, to be a success, but whether our Christian experience is a success or not, really comes down to the choices we make from that first day and to continue on a daily basis.
My family have had the privilege of being born and bred in New Zealand for some generations now and those generations have enjoyed the privileges and blessings of the ongoing effects of the Protestant Reformation through the line of British heritage...
The moment an issue comes up in a church that needs to address the wrong action of a brother or sister in the faith, we often shrink back to avoid being involved in making a decision, or we react strongly and often unjustly to the erring soul...
God has a church being those who love His message and enjoy meeting and mixing with others who love the same message, the message of Righteousness by Faith and salvation through the merits and sacrifice of Jesus Christ.
For our morning and evening worship at home, we are always working through the Bible or a Spirit of Prophecy book, to keep that inspiration fresh and current in our minds.