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
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 congregations. Continue reading
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.
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. Continue reading
Pentecost is the day of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit and also the birthday of the church of Christ. Filled with the Holy Spirit, Apostle Peter preached a sermon two thousand years ago whose focus was on the crucified, risen, and ascended Christ. Approximately three thousand people were added to the church that day. Pentecost is therefore also a model for the power of a Spirit-inspired sermon and for the growth of the congregation through the activity of the Apostles.
On Pentecost Sunday, 31 May 2020, Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider, the spiritual leader of the New Apostolic Church, will conduct a divine service in Darmstadt in Germany, which will be transmitted around the world. He will conduct the service in English. The sermon will be interpreted into German at the altar and simultaneously into French, Spanish, Portuguese, and many other languages. The festive divine service will be broadcast on YouTube, please follow below link:
3:30 p.m. Little attunement at Pentecost
3:45 p.m. Live from the Church
4:00 p.m. Start of divine service
Without holy communion!
Jakarta. An online interview with District Apostle Edy Isnugroho through the @nac.indonesia Instagram account, answering questions raised by young people, ministers, and brothers and sisters.
District Apostle Edy, can young New Apostolic Church be allowed to marry a couple outside the New Apostolic. If it is possible, how is the process?
If the partner is a moslem, that cannot be done in Indonesia. Unless the New Apostolic partner would converted to Islam first [or vice versa]. However, such conditions can be implemented Continue reading
Thoughts on the Bible text
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