Daily Archives: February 23, 2012
This week in the news I read of the mounting tension between Israel and Iran. On one side you have Israel positioned to strike Iran because of the perceived threat of a nuclear bomb that could literally obliterate the nation. I read further of the pleading EU nations telling Israel not to attack. On the other side I read of Iran sending two war ships to Syria in support of the current regime and as a show of power to those that would threaten their hold on the Middle East. I read of Russia and China warning America and the EU to not get involved in the situation and not arm the rebels. It is strikingly clear that winds of strife are only just being held back that God’s people will be sealed. Read the rest of this entry
By John Thiel
Psalms 133:1 Behold, how good and how pleasant [it is] for brethren to dwell together in unity!
The subject of unity is a very important subject, a subject that we all love to imagine to have. Perfect unity lies in our imagination but living on this planet with all its experiences and circumstances, it seems to be evading and elusive. Every now and then we get a taste of what it could be when we break those barriers. There is that bliss and joy and then again it diffuses with the experiences of this sinful planet. It is my prayer that we will look to a unity that will come from God alone. It is a unity that exists in the universe. God’s banner of true unity is what we are craving for.
Here is an interesting challenge, here in this fellowship by Gods grace we may demonstrate to the church worldwide, something that the church needs to have. It is possible and we need to know how. Our study is to look at that unity in the study of Gods doctrine of the sanctuary and the harmony and blending of humans with God and God with them and the Hebrew sanctuary, the body of Christ’s sanctuary. Read the rest of this entry