Different churches have differing beliefs. Pershore Christadelphians encourage everyone to study the Bible for themselves. Explore these web pages for views on various topics.
Why I Believe the Bible - The Manuscripts
Dr Martyn Lawrence explores the reliability and number of the original manuscripts of the Bible in comparison to other sources of historical events.
Why I Believe the Bible - Biology
Dr Phillip Mallinder explains the amazing, intricate design of cells in the human body and the beak of a woodpecker and asks "who designed them?
Why I Believe the Bible - Horticulture
In this fascinating video, Matthew Biggs from the BBC’s GQT (Gardeners’ Question Time) discusses the Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula), a plant that eats insects. He looks at how the Venus flytrap works and asks the question, “Has the Venus flytrap really randomly adapted to its current form?” Matthew describes how carnivorous plants like this have strengthened his belief that they were created by God rather than evolved.
Why I Believe the Bible - The Law of Moses
Dr John Hellawell explains how many of our supposedly modern hygiene practices actually date back thousands of years as described in the early books of the Bible.
Why I Believe the Bible - Archaeology
Dr Leen Ritmeyer explores how modern day archaeological discoveries verify the Biblical account of historic events.
Why I Believe the Bible - History
History teacher John Botten explains how the Bible not only records ancient history but also predicted the rise and fall of Alexander the Great.
Rules are essential. They show us what’s right and what’s wrong, they show us the boundaries of good behaviour, they make it possible for us to live together. Imagine roads without rules—nobody would be safe. Without rules, society could not function. There are rules in the Bible, as you’d expect. For example ‘You shall not murder’ and ‘You shall not steal’. These are two of the Ten Commandments, the fundamental rules which God gave to His people Israel as a basis for their society (you can read them all in Exodus 20). They’re part of the system of laws called the Law of Moses.
God’s Answer to Environmental Extinction
A lot of recent election promises showed concern for the planet. This is possibly a first in the history of UK elections. Politicians are addressing a problem that is uppermost in many people’s minds. Below we identify just some of the problems covered by the threat of ‘environmental extinction’. Later, we will look at God’s perspective on the subject. Biodiversity in danger There is an enormous ‘biodiversity web’ that means that harm done to even the smallest component of that web affects the efficient running of the entire system.
All God’s Words Prove True
People say history repeats itself. And there is no better example of that than the wars that have afflicted God’s people over many centuries. 722 BC: the power of the Assyrian empire; 587 BC: the mighty Babylonians; AD 70 and AD 132: the unstoppable Roman legions. God allowed them all to overthrow His people’s cities and take the inhabitants into captivity when they dismissed Him from their lives. Yet God’s people continually failed to learn the lesson, and it was never long after each reestablishment that they again turned from Him and the cycle repeated.
What on earth is going on?
What is going on in the world today? Is this really all in God’s plan? Is there a hope? Yes, there is a hope! Please forgive the length of this article but we hope you find time to read it because the hope we have in the promises God has made to us are of great comfort in difficult times like these. The Bible teaches that after his crucifixion and resurrection, Jesus ascended into heaven to be with God.