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Philadelphia or Philanthropy?

27th Jul 2013, hej.

This article was born as it was found that the Greek word from which we have philanthropy, philanthropos, only occurs once in the Bible, with the noun form philanthrōpia occurring only twice. Even more intriguing we found that much is said about 'philadelphia' the Greek word for brotherly love.

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Thanksgiving

13th Oct 2012, mgh.

This article is written in thanks to Yahweh for help given in modern medicine, and for a measure of healing. The writer, unknown to herself, had heart failure. It seemed like pneumonia, as one of the symptoms is retention of water in the lungs and elsewhere, and then the feet began weeping the fluid through open sores. We trusted and prayed for help. Medical help was given from of all things, results from a test not done correctly. She has been helped much. We thank Yahweh. Also it is soon Thanksgiving in the USA.

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Love beyond betrayal: Psalm 41

8th Aug 2012, rre.

The New Testament advises us that many of the events recorded in the Old Testament teach us great principles that we must heed.

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We Shall be Like Him

14th Feb 2011, mgh.

This phrase is taken from 1 John 3. It is a promise to the faithful, the 'sons of God', who are those who await the Messiah's return to the earth. ... More

Forgiveness

6th Feb 2010, mgh.

When we read of the power and Majesty of the Lord (Yahweh), we cannot but help feeling how insignificant we must be in his eyes. Many of us feel abject failures and that we may never reach to the height of faith as displayed by such men as David and Daniel. We may feel that there is nothing that we can do to rise above the sin we see in the world around us that would make us worthy in the sight of the Creator. ... More

David and Daniel: beloved of God

27th Nov 2009, mgh.

Exemplar Lives

Much is said about God's love for us. It turns out this may be over estimated. Indeed there is a general love in the provision of salavation, but a specific love is dependent on us! How do we compare to the people that God has said he loves? What can we learn about God's love from exemplar lives? ... More

God loves me

10th Aug 2009, hej.

There are no more powerful love stories than those in the Bible. Jacob served 14 years for Rachel. Samson gave his strength for Delilah. There is much said in churches about the amazing grace of God and the love of Jesus. ... More

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