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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 ...

Grateful recollections of a carefree International Youth Convention

(19.05.2020) Zurich/Düsseldorf. There are days in life on which one often looks back fondly. The International Youth Convention of the New Apostolic Church is one such event. Thousands of young people came to Düsseldorf for the occasion almost exactly a year ago—which is a good reason to look back. more ...

May 13, 2020: Thoughts on the Bible text

(13.05.2020) “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” (Luke 12: 34). The passage from the Gospel of Luke, which we are using for this evening’s devotional, is connected with Jesus’ statements on the kingdom of God. Jesus makes clear what the attitude of a person who longs for the kingdom of God should be like. more ...

May 6, 2020: Thoughts on the Bible text

(06.05.2020) “These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full” (John 15: 11). The Bible text for today’s devotional is taken from the farewell discourse of Jesus. Shortly before His crucifixion Jesus once again speaks at length to His disciples to stress to them that He is loved by God and that He in turn loves His disciples. more ...

Worldwide online divine service planned for Pentecost

(05.05.2020) Zurich. “Anyone who can attend a divine service in person on Pentecost Sunday should do so,” was the clear view of Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider. Nevertheless, there are many Church members for whom this will not be possible. It is for their benefit that the Church leader wishes to organise a collective divine service online. more ...

April 29, 2020: Thoughts on the Bible text

(29.04.2020) “Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man who trusts in Him! Oh, fear the Lord, you His saints! There is no want to those who fear Him” (Psalm 34: 8–9). Psalm 34 speaks of the humble, the poor, and those in trouble who turn to God to be delivered from their misery. more ...

A desire to cautiously initiate a return to normal congregational life, wherever possible

(23.04.2020) Zurich. National governments are currently endeavouring to gradually normalise public life amid the new realities of the corona pandemic. Decisions concerning this will vary by country, and will depend on the extent of the pandemic’s impact in each. All churches, including the New Apostolic Church, need to be cautious as they reopen their doors, and must create strict rules in the process. more ...

April 22, 2020: Thoughts on the Bible text

(22.04.2020) “Behold, the Lord’s hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; nor His ear heavy, that it cannot hear” (Isaiah 59: 1). The Jews had returned to Jerusalem from Babylon and wanted to build the tem- ple. They felt though that God was not helping them and was not answering their prayers. Some may have had the thought that God was not powerful enough to help them in such a difficult situation. The Bible passage used for today’s devotion- al is the response of the prophet to this way of thinking. more ...
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01.08.2020
Professing Christ
There are many reasons for attending a divine service: the desire to experience the nearness of... more ...
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Chief Apostle's schedule

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New Year's message 2020

"Christ makes free"