Karibu Wakristadelfiani wa Tanzania

Wakristadelfiani (neno umba kutoka Kigiriki kwa "Ndugu katika Kristo";. Linganisha Wakolosai 1:02 - "Ndugu katika Kristo") ni kundi la Kikristo kuwa maendeleo katika nchi za Uingereza na Amerika ya Kaskazini katika karne ya 19. Jina lilibuniwa na John Thomas, ambaye alikuwa mwanzilishi wa kikundi hicho. Wakristadelfiani kushikilia mtazamo wa Unitarianism Biblia.

Ingawa hakuna takwimu rasmi uanachama ni kuchapishwa, Encyclopedia Columbia inatoa takwimu ya makadirio ya Wakristadelfiani 50,000, ambao ni kuenea katika nchi takriban 120, kuna imara (au eklezia, kama wao mara nyingi huitwa) makanisa katika nyingi ya nchi hizo, pamoja na pekee wanachama. Sensa takwimu zinapatikana kwa baadhi ya nchi. Makadirio ya vituo vya kuu ya wakazi wa Kristadelfiani ni kama ifuatavyo: Uingereza (18,000), Australia (9987), Malawi (7000), Marekani (6500), Msumbiji (7500), Canada (3375), New Zealand (1785), Kenya (1700), India (1500) na Tanzania (1000). Hii unaweka takwimu karibu 60,00
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Todays Exhortation

JULY 19

THE CROSS or THE CROWN

Reading: Matthew ch. 20                  

“Rejoice greatly, 0 daughter of Zion: shout, 0 daughter of Jerusalem, behold thy King cometh unto thee; he is just, and having salvation; lowly and riding upon an ass and upon a colt the foal of an ass.” Thus spake the prophet Zechariah. But of the central figure and cause of all this rejoicing it is written in Matthew 20.17—19: “Jesus going up to Jersusalem took the twelve disciples apart in the way, and said unto them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem: and the Son of man shall be betrayed unto the chief priests and unto the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death, and shall deliver him to the Gentiles to mock and to scourge and to crucify him, and the third day he shall rise again.” Despite such a clear warning of his destiny, the twelve did not understand. Jesus had previously warned them on several occasions, but they dismissed such warnings from their minds, being intent only on his Messiahship and his destiny to reign as King over Israel in Jerusalem. Luke records: “and they understood none of these things; and this saying was hid from them, neither knew they the things which were spoken.” How desperately lonely from human friendship and understanding must Jesus have felt! Only a few more days to live and these,his closest d

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