"Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow... Now if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is, and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will He not much more clothe you..."
The Bible Learning Centre - Open daily in Mell Square, Solihull
A friendly environment where you can visit and learn about the message of the Bible
The Christadelphians are a world wide community of Bible believers. Christadelphian means Brother or Sister in Christ. We aim to keep the Bible and its message of hope as the core and root of our community and look forward to the return of Jesus to this earth and the establishment of the Kingdom of God. Our study of the Bible over time has led to the following beliefs:
There is only one true God. He dwells in heaven and is immortal, invisible and all powerful.
God created the entire universe and has a great purpose for the world.
The Bible is the inspired Word of God given by Him to benefit mankind.
The Holy Spirit is the power of God which He uses to fulfil His purpose.
Jesus Christ is the Son of God. He is also the 'Son of man' through his mother Mary.
Jesus overcame all temptation and died to save his followers from sin and death.
Jesus was raised from the dead by God. Later he ascended into heaven but he will return.
When Jesus returns to the earth he will raise and judge the responsible dead and give eternal life to all of the faithful.
Jesus will be King over the restored Kingdom of God in Israel and over the whole world.
The devil is not a supernatural being but is another name for sin, destroyed only in Christ.
When we die we cease to exist. The only hope of life is by resurrection at Christ's return.
Salvation involves being cleansed from sins through Christ and freedom from sin and death at his coming.
Belief in God's promises about the Kingdom of God and the work of Jesus Christ is essential.
Repentance followed by baptism into Christ by full immersion in water (signifying death with him and rising to a new life) and following him daily, are necessary for ultimate salvation.
The followers of Jesus Christ, made immortal, will help him to bring everlasting righteousness and peace to the world.
Church Road, Shirley, Solihull
West Midlands B90 2AX
The Christadelphian Hall in Shirley is 150 metres from the main A34 Birmingham to Stratford Road, about 6 miles from the centre of Birmingham and 2.5 miles from the M42 motorway Junction 4
We meet together to talk about the word of God and be encouraged by it's exciting and important message. We welcome you to come along at any time. All activities subject to the will of God.
Learn about the Bible through crafts, games and fun (Ages 4+)
Bible based talks on a variety of interesting topics for visitors. Please join us for an evening that may just change your life.
One hour spent studying the Word of God
Relax and have fun together on a Friday evening through a wide variety of activities including bible time, bowling, cooking, crafts, sports and more
Juniors (ages 5-11) - 6.30pm
Intermediates (ages 11-14) - 7.45pm
Seniors (14+) - 7.45pm
Juniors and Intermediates held at
Tidbury Green Village Hall
Dickens Heath Road
There are three wonderful chapters of scripture in Matthew (5-7) which comprise what we call ‘The Sermon on the Mount’. Chapter 7 is full of challenging precepts as to the way we should live our lives. Verses 1-5 are a warning about being hypocritical; how readily we human beings can see the faults in others and yet be blind to greater faults in ourselves.
There are several examples of the Jewish leaders attacks on Jesus, and for those whose aim is to faithfully follow in their Master’s footsteps (see Peter’s words in 1 Peter 2:21-25) there will be some, similar experiences. We note that in chapter 10, where the twelve are named (verses 2-4) that one of the things he says to them is, “It is enough for the disciple to be like his teacher, and the servant like his master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they malign those of his household” (verse 25).
These, with many other examples, illustrate the challenges those who genuinely follow Jesus and practice his precepts face as they walk the “narrow path”. Verses 13 and 14 of today’s chapter sum it up, “Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few”.
But it must be said, for most of the last generation or two, at least in the ‘western’ world, the path has not seemed so narrow and challenging. This is because our society has become so tolerant of nearly every style of living, so broadminded and permissive. But, this atmosphere is so spiritually poisonous that those who are treading the narrow way must be more on their guard than ever!
Finally, note verse 21, “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord’ will enter the kingdom … but the one who does the will of my Father … on that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophecy (preach) in your name’ … I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness’”. They left the narrow way to create their own, maybe thinking it was better! The true path is less and less evident in the increasing darkness of this world – an essential reason for reading God’s words ever more diligently.
If you would like to learn more about any of our activities or what we believe, please fill in the contact form below. We also have leaflets and information on various topics we would be pleased to send you free of charge. We look forward to hearing from you.
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