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July 22, 2020: Thoughts on the Bible text

(22.07.2020) “For you see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called. But God has chosen the foolish things of the world…” (1 Corinthians 1: 26–27a). The Bible text for today’s devotional can be found in the opening chapter of the first letter to the Corinthians. more ...

July 15, 2020: Thoughts on the Bible text

(15.07.2020) "And they continued steadfastly in the Apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers" (Acts 2: 42). The Bible text for today’s devotional takes us back to the time of the first Christian congregations. The Apostles had been commissioned by Jesus Christ and had received the power of the Holy Spirit (Acts 1: 8). After Pentecost they began to teach and to baptise. They proclaimed the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ and its meaning for salvation. more ...

July 8, 2020: Thoughts on the Bible text

(08.07.2020) “Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took the timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances” (Exodus 15: 20). The focus today is on Miriam, the sister of Aaron and Moses, who as a biblical figure is probably not very well known to us. more ...

July 1, 2020: Thoughts on the Bible text

(01.07.2020) “We give thanks to you O God, we give thanks! For Your wondrous works declare that Your name is is near” (Psalm 75: 1). Psalm 75 begins with an expression of gratitude to God. It is a public profession of God and His works. It reminds us that we should not rely on our own strengths and abilities alone. more ...

June 24, 2020: Thoughts on the Bible text

(24.06.2020) “Then the woman of Samaria said to Him, “How is it that You, being a Jew, ask a drink from me, a Samaritan woman?” For Jews have no dealings with Samaritans” (John 4: 9). The gospel of John describes a long conversation between Jesus and a Samaritan woman at a well. more ...

June 17, 2020: Thoughts on the Bible text

(17.06.2020) “Now I plead with you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgement” (1 Corinthians 1: 10). more ...

June 10, 2020: Thoughts on the Bible text

(10.06.2020) “But Ruth said: Entreat me not to leave you, or to turn back from following after you; for wherever you go, I will go; and wherever you lodge, I will lodge; your people shall be my people, and your God, my God” (Ruth 1: 16). more ...

June 3, 2020: Thoughts on the Bible text

(03.06.2020) “The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.” (James 5: 16b). The Bible text for today’s devotional can be found in the final chapter of the letter of James. It expresses the hope that prayer can be helpful in difficult or even hopeless situations in life and underlines the point that prayer requires faith and trust (James 5: 15–18). The explanation concludes with a reference to the powerful prayer of the prophet Elijah. more ...

Pentecost means testifying without fear—and loving one another

(31.05.2020) Zurich/Darmstadt. Participants from all around the world joined in the Pentecost service with Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider. He preached in English to a global congregation—a familiar image on Pentecost. What was unusual this year was the technology at work behind the scenes: owing to the corona pandemic, the divine service reached the living rooms of the believers by live stream. more ...

May 27, 2020: Thoughts on the Bible text

(27.05.2020) “And when Simon saw that through the laying on of the apostles’ hands the Holy Spirit was given, he offered them money, saying, “Give me this power also, that anyone on whom I lay hands may receive the Holy Spirit” (Acts 8: 18–19). more ...
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Word of the Month

01.09.2020
A question of credibility
In today’s media and social networks, we are constantly bombarded with false information that has... more ...
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Chief Apostle's schedule

What places will the Chief Apostle be visiting in the near future? Take a look at the Chief Apostle's schedule!

New Year's message 2020

"Christ makes free"