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Midweek Devotional: 23 September 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace.

Numbers 6: 26

Introduction

Our Bible text is taken from what is known as the Aaronic blessing. It was with the following words that the priests of the old covenant were to bless the Israelites: “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up His co…


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Midweek Devotional: 16 September 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

“ Therefore I urge you to take nourishment for this is your survival, since not a hair will fall from the head of any of you.” And when he had said these things, he took bread and gave thanks to God in the presence of them all; and when he had broken it he began to eat.
Acts 27: 34–35

Introduction – Paul’s voyage to Rome
Acts 27 tells of a dangerous voyage taken by the Apo…


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Midweek Devotional 9 September 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

Blessed is the man whose strength is in You, whose heart is set on pilgrimage.
Psalm 84: 5

Introduction
Psalm 84 is sung or chanted by pilgrims in which they ask God for His protection on their long and sometimes dangerous pilgrim journeys to the temple. As is made clear in the psalm, it is important to rely on the strength and power of God and not on our own strength.

Ther…


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Midweek Devotional: 2 September 2020

Thoughts on the Bible Word

“Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy. Let them do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to give, willing to share.”
1 Timothy 6: 17–18

Introduction
The bible text for today’s devotional comes from the final chapter of the first letter of Timo…


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Midweek Devotional: 26 August 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.”
James 1: 5

Introduction

At the beginning of the epistle of James we are told of trials that have to be overcome by the faithful. The author makes it clear that the way to overcome these trials is through wisdom.

Wisdom
Wisdom is an essential godly q…


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Midweek Devotional: 19 August 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

“You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.”
James 5: 8

Introduction
The author of the epistle of James exhorts his readers to be long-suffering and patient until the coming of the Lord while in the difficulties and demands of life. By using the example of a farmer waiting for the rain, the authorillustrates for us how to wait for th…


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Midweek Devotional: 12 August 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

“For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.”
Hebrews 4: 12

Introduction
The Bible text for today’s devotional comes from the epistle to the Hebrews, the author of which is unknown. It is assumed the…


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Midweek Devotional: 5 August 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

“And if it seems evil to you to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”
Joshua 24: 15

 

Introduction

The Bible text for our devotional is based on a meeting…


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Midweek Devotional: 29 July 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

“You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.”
2 Timothy 2: 1

Introduction
The Bible text for today’s devotional is taken from the words spoken to Timothy who was a co-worker of Apostle Paul. He is encouraged to be strong so that he preaches to others only the pure gospel as was proclaimed by Paul. At that time, there were a large number of differ…


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Midweek Devotional: 22 July 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

“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

Introduction
The Bible text for today’s devotional can be found in the opening chapter of the first letter to the Corinthians. The proclamation of the gospel was rejected by…


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Midweek Devotional: 15 July 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

“And they continued steadfastly in the Apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.”
Acts 2: 42

Introduction
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 theybe…


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Midweek Devotional: 8 July 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

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

Introduction
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. Moses had just led the people out of captivity in Egypt, which was agreat vi…


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Midweek Devotional: 1 July 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

We give thanks to you O God, we give thanks! For Your wondrous works declare that Your name is is near.

Psalm 75: 1

Introduction

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. The psalmist proclaims that God is omnipotent, omnipresent, and…


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Guidelines for Protection Against Covid-19 Virus Infection

Guidelines for Protection Against Covid-19 Virus InfectionNew Apostolic Church South-East Asia intends to gradually restore the life of the congregation to normal by observing the efforts to prevent the transmission and spread of COVID-19. Starting July 5, 2020 divine services can be held regularly in congregations. There are rules that must be observed and summarized in a guideline.

Noting the off…


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Midweek Devotional: 24 June 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

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

Introduction
The gospel of John describes a long conversation between Jesus and a Samaritan woman at a well. At that time, devout Jews did not want to have anything to do with the Samaritans, whom they viewed…


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Midweek Devotional: 17 June 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

“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

 

Introduction

Factions had formed within the church in Corinth, and many members had different favourites among the preach…


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Midweek Devotional: 10 June 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

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

Introduction

The story of Ruth, from which the Bible text for today’s devotional is taken, takes us back to a time when Israel was led by exceptional men…


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Divine Services in June

Since the corona virus pandemic, the New Apostolic Church has held services through streaming broadcast on YouTube and Facebook live. A few months ago, it was considered something new, however, believers from many religions and denominations did worship online. The New Apostolic Church also held services and broadcasts live on the Internet or through audio that can be accessed from the rector of c…


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Midweek Devotional: 3 June 2020

Thoughts on the Bible text

“The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.”
James 5: 16b

Introduction

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 explanat…


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Pentecost Day

The Power Unfolds In Man

Normally, the Chief Apostle said, the faithful would gather, sing, and celebrate Holy Communion on the birthday of the church of Christ. But during the coronavirus crisis this is not possible. In fact, for many people this epidemic signifies an existential crisis, Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider illustrated impressively.

“Our plans have been changed by God,” he said. Howeve…


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