Follow........
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinrssyoutubevimeotumblrinstagramFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinrssyoutubevimeotumblrinstagram

Todays readings.. 2 Samuel 3, Jeremiah 9, Matthew 20

            Our ch. 9 in Jeremiah today contains that remarkable declaration that those who are wise “boast” only in one thing!   All around us in the world there is a mixed lot of fleshly boasting – the President of the United States is setting the example – and what a fleshly example!

            In contrast, if we feel inclined to boast, the words the LORD spoke to Jeremiah declare the only way in which we can – and should – boast.  We read from v. 23, “Thus says the LORD: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD who practices steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth. For in these things I delight, declares the LORD.”

            In the Psalms we have the declaration, “In God we have boasted continually, and we will give thanks to your name forever.” [44 v.8]  Can we make this declaration?  

            Again in the Psalms – we read in Psalm 34, from v. 2, “My soul makes its boast in the LORD; let the humble hear and be glad. Ohmagnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together!  I sought the LORD, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.”

            Looking ahead in Jeremiah we see reference in ch. 31 to a ‘spiritual’ covenant God promised to make in the future – and surely that future is now very near!  If we feel ourselves to be members of the ‘spiritual’ house of Israel we can embrace the following words and take them into our hearts.

            “For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, declares the LORD: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts. And I will be their God, and they shall be my people … they shall all know me, from the least of them to the greatest, declares the LORD.”[v.33,34]   Let us make sure we are boasting (talking about from our hearts) of the wonder of our relationship with our Lord. This is the ‘good’ kind of boasting – we should engage in it every day. 

 

Thoughts for the day based upon the Christadelphian Bible reading Planner by R.Roberts


Christadelphianvideo.org exists to serve the brotherhood in providing both preaching and Study material in video and other forms to assist in the proclamation efforts of individuals and Ecclesias alike and also as a preaching tool in itself.

This website was set up to assist in this endeavour and our aim is to Declare the God of Israel to those who are seeking the truth about the Human condition and the message of salvation found within the pages of scripture (the Bible).

We are a group of Baptised Christadelphians from all over the world who volunteer their God given time and resources to this cause.

Follow us on our dedicated Facebook page (click Images)


or our dedicated FACEBOOK group

Or our website http://bibletruthandprophecy.com/

If you would like to subscribe to our channel, once you have clicked ‘Subscribe’ make sure you click the cog next to the subscribe button and select ‘Send me all notifications for this channel’

Download our ‘Free’ Bible APP – ‘KeyToThe Bible’ for i-phone or Android

Bible App

Features: Bible, Personal Journal, Reading Plan, Video On Demand KeyToTheBible was created by Christadelphians for everyone to learn about God’s message. Our beliefs are based wholly on the Bible, we regard the Bible as inspired by God and without error in its original form.

For more information on the Christadelphians

Bible Truth and Prophecy

Two world renown Archaeologists Dr Steven Collins and Christadelphian, Dr Leen Ritmeyer, collaborate and feature heavily in this excellent box set of studies. Bro Jonathan Bowen presents this informative series which includes material personally collected from his guided tour of the Bible lands, Led by the aforementioned Archaeologists, just a few years ago.

ChristadelphianVideo (@Christadelph) | Twitter

The latest Tweets from ChristadelphianVideo (@Christadelph). Bible Truth & Prophecy https://t.co/WOKMXNMbom. England, United Kingdom

The Christadelphian Office

The Christadelphian Office

Free Online Bible Study Courses | Learn More About The Bible – This Is Your Bible

Free Online courses and instruction on important bible topics concerning Salvation, God, Jesus Christ and his coming kingdom on earth

Read a variety of booklets on-line concerning various key Bible subjects.

True Bible Teaching Booklets

 

 

ChristadelphianVideo.org (@christadelphianvideo) * Instagram photos and videos

508 Followers, 679 Following, 100 Posts – See Instagram photos and videos from ChristadelphianVideo.org (@christadelphianvideo)