Todays readings… 1 Chronicles 28, Ezekiel 37, John 2&3.

What an intensely thought challenging set of chapters we have today.  The highlight of course is chapters 2 & 3 in John’s Gospel, but first we have that marvellous ch. 28 in 1st Chronicles in which David, in his old age, charges Solomon his son to build a house (Temple). David declares that the LORD “has chosen Solomon my son to sit on the throne of the kingdom of the LORD over Israel.” [v.5]   Then, in v.7 the LORD adds to this promise, but uses that significant little word, “if“. 

“I will establish his kingdom forever if he continues strong in keeping my commandments and my rules, as he is today.‘ This is also a powerful exhortation for us! It is even more powerful in v.9! “Solomon my son, know the God of your father and serve him with a whole heart and with a willing mind, for the LORD searches all hearts … If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.” [v.9]   Ponder this!  “The LORD searches all hearts!”

Next we have the heart-inspiring chapter 37 in Ezekiel of the kingdom age when God tells the prophet of the kingdom age when, “My servant David shall be king” and “shall be their prince forever” [v.24,25].  And then God “will make a covenant of peace with them. It shall be an everlasting covenant with them. And I will set them in their land and multiply them…” [v.26]  And then a wonderful climax is described in the last verse! “Then the nations will know that I am the LORD who sanctifies Israel, when my sanctuaryis in their midst forevermore.” Surely this will then be “a house of prayer for all nations.” [Isa. 56 v.7; Mark 11 v.17]

At that time, it will be truly said by all then alive, “For God so loved the world …” This brings is to the climax of our thoughts in the final verse of John ch. 3.  But first we took note of v. 16. Jesus says, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”

This is the most wonderful promise that has ever been made. Do we appreciate God’s love?  Do we live so that we show this?   Let us all meditate at some time(s) every day on the most powerful message with which the chapter concludes. “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.”

In what sense do fully committed believers have eternal life now?  It is when their names “are written in the Lamb’s book of life.”  [Rev. 21 v.27].  Remember what we read 2 days ago, Paul’s words to the Philippians about those “who have laboured side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.” [ch.4 v.3]  Let us fully, without reservation, “believe” that “God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” 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

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

For more information on the Christadelphians

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


Make A Comment

Privacy Preferences
When you visit our website, it may store information through your browser from specific services, usually in form of cookies. Here you can change your privacy preferences. Please note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our website and the services we offer.