by admin A survey has shown that the most persecuted religion on the globe is Christianity. In reporting on this survey, the first link includes a map showing the nations where Christianity is most persecuted. It states that 90,000 Christians were killed for their faith and many more were persecuted in various ways. It is … Continue reading Christians the Most Persecuted Global Religion
by Helgavan I've wanted to write about this for a while. Facebook is such an interesting platform on which to watch the lives of others unfold. A work colleague once said, "it's a subtle form of voyeurism". She was absolutely right, although these days there's absolutely nothing subtle about it. People stick it all out there. … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Facebook
by Alicia Bruxvoort “… being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 1:6 (NIV) “I’m gonna make something fabulous,” my daughter, Maggie, announced one rainy morning before heading to the basement in search of crafting supplies. I … Continue reading If It’s Not Fabulous, God’s Not Finished
interview by Paul Bradshaw with Rick Warren Rick said: --People ask me, What is the purpose of life? --And I respond: In a nutshell, life is preparation for eternity. We were not made to last forever, and God wants us to be with Him in Heaven. --One day my heart is going to stop, and … Continue reading RICK WARREN’S (BEST selling Author, Inspirational Speaker) Interview…..
Elohim, I KNOW You can create something out of nothing, please create something out of any nothing areas - the impossible situations in my life. El Elyon, I KNOW You are in control, sovereign, and I give You my circumstances today. Adonai, I KNOW You are my Lord and Master, I choose to follow You … Continue reading A Prayer Using the Names of God
Psalm 133:1-3 – “Kyk, hoe goed en hoe lieflik is dit dat broers ook saamwoon! Dit is soos die kosbare olie op die hoof, wat afloop op die baard, die baard van Aäron, wat afloop op die soom van sy klere. Dit is soos die dou van Hermon wat neerdaal op die berge van Sion; … Continue reading Christelike eensgesindheid
Every one of you reading this is the result of a single WINNING race contestant who let nothing stop him from achieving his one and only goal: Being first to reach the egg!
Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win. [1Corinthians 9:24]
In traditional churches this is represented as winning the contest to become the one who controls everything at the very top—becoming the one who commands the bridge and inhabits the one and only pulpit, while everyone else sits back in silence giving full credit and obedience to the worthy one who won the summit.
This, of course, is a complete reversal of that which the Lord Jesus created. Rather than all the spoils going to a single man at the top…
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by Dr. Charles Stanley Luke 22:31-34 31 "Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat; 32 but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned again, strengthen your brothers." 33 But he said to Him, "Lord, with You I am ready … Continue reading Learning from Failure
by Lysa TerKeurst “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.” Matthew 5:8 (NIV) Before I went to Israel for the first time a few years ago, my Bible reading felt a bit thin. I was going through the motions of meeting with God but felt disconnected. What was once so invigorating … Continue reading God, I Want to See You