History of Hymns: “Blessed Assurance”

by C. Michael Hawn "Blessed Assurance" by Fanny J. Crosby   Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine! O what a foretaste of glory divine! Heir of salvation, purchase of God, Born of his spirit, washed in his blood. This is my story, this is my song, Praising my Savior all the day long. Tune composer Phoebe … Continue reading History of Hymns: “Blessed Assurance”

Who Rules Over All?

“The Lord has established his throne in heaven, and his kingdom rules over all”. - Psalm 103:19 NIV Now another year is nearly over. Again there has been trouble in the world. Statistics of starvation horrify us. Thousands have died in the process of migration (why do so many want to leave their countries of … Continue reading Who Rules Over All?

What are the qualifications of ministers and pastors?

By Dr. Dale A. Robbins In our society, a minister is a generic term that usually refers to a pastor, preacher or clergyman. For our purpose here, we are referring to all such ministers in general, who are officially ordained or commissioned by a church to carry out some form of spiritual leadership. Above all … Continue reading What are the qualifications of ministers and pastors?

Living Testimony – Left to Die

hier "blok" ek!

Ustadh Josphat Cheruiyot



By age 34, Nasir Siddiki, a successful businessman, had made his first million, but money meant nothing to him on his deathbed. Diagnosed with the worst case of shingles ever admitted to Toronto General Hospital , his immune system shut down and doctors left him to die.

The next morning I woke in a sterile room on the eighth floor of the hospital, my skin burning as though someone had doused me in gasoline and lit a match. I felt on fire from the inside out.

My doctor arrived and looked at me in wonder. “The blisters are multiplying so fast I can literally watch them grow,” he said. ‘”Your body isn’t fighting back.”

The next morning, in addition to shingles, I had chicken pox from head to toe. I was put…

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Bearing fruit and sharing fruit

by Bob and Debby Gass | Radio Pulpit "20 Therefore by their fruits you will know them." - Matthew 7:20 When we speak about "the fruit of the Spirit," we are talking about these nine qualities of character: "Love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control" (Galatians 5:22-23 NKJV). These fruits are not for "show," … Continue reading Bearing fruit and sharing fruit