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Joy of Christmas

(December 1997) "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men." (Luke 2:14) Is this message still appropriate today, considering all the war, persecution, torture, starvation, need and misery, even at Christmastime? And yet we come across... more ...

Watch and Pray!

(November 1997) We live life as it comes, battling with the problems we encounter each day. Each of us is a citizen of a country, and has corresponding duties and tasks to perform. No-one these days goes through life in complete seclusion. Many have to get results... more ...

Help from above

(October 1997) When Gideon was given the task of leading the people of Israel to victory over their enemies, he asked God for confirmation. As a sign to be sure that God had chosen him to be their commander, he asked that a fleece of wool he had put on the... more ...

Happy Shalt Thou Be, And It Shall Be Well With Thee

(September 1997) When we think of the troubles of everyday life, the challenges and the stumbling blocks, then it seems to us that what the psalmist has to say "Happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee" is not appropriate for each moment and for each... more ...

Our Strength

(August 1997) "Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee!" Unfortunately, not all people take this advice from Psalm 84 to their hearts. Instead, they rely on their own strength. In earthly life, it may be possible to build on one's own strength, yet, when it... more ...

Who are we?

(July 1997) When the Lord Jesus entered Jerusalem just a few days before he gave his life in sacrifice, the entire city was in uproar, as we read in the Holy Scriptures. The people in the streets cheered, but they also asked "Who is this?" After the powerful... more ...

Grace upon Grace

(June 1997) The statement of the Apostle John is still and especially valid for God's people today: They receive grace for grace of Jesus' fulness! Fulness is a big supply, a certain abundance, thus a possession passing the amount necessary for life. But... more ...

"... even the sure mercies of David."

(May 1997) In the course of the years, there are many important events, ups and downs, special moments, and memorable experiences in a person's life. And the question arises: what in all these occurrences is most important? For me the answer to this question... more ...

Triumph of God's Love

(April 1997) Good Friday, Easter and Ascension - these three events cannot be separated from each other. The sufferings on Good Friday are followed by the joys of Easter, and only if the resurrected life of Christ is manifest is it possible to celebrate... more ...

Word of the Month

Proclaiming His glory

(November 2017) This year’s motto “Glory be to God, our Father” will accompany us throughout the year. In fact, it... more ...