Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed. But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what he has done has been done through God. - John 3:20-21 Truth is seen … Continue reading Live as children of light.
Dr. David Jeremiah There’s a battle for your faith going on right now. Without a belief in your mission, you’ll give up and be defeated. Too much doubt, disillusionment, and discouragement—and you’ll give up. It’s easy to find testimonies of former atheists who have become Christians, and some have become leaders among Christian intellectuals. But … Continue reading How to Battle against Doubt, Disillusionment and Discouragement
Question: "What are the differences between the Sadducees and Pharisees?" Answer: The Gospels refer often to the Sadducees and Pharisees, as Jesus was in almost constant conflict with them. The Sadducees and Pharisees comprised the ruling class of Jews in Israel. There are some similarities between the two groups but important differences between them as … Continue reading What are the differences between the Sadducees and Pharisees?
Luke 6:38 KJV: Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again. Many of us want to give to people we love and causes we … Continue reading Giving and receiving
"The myrtle trees that were in the bottom."—Zechariah 1:8 The vision in this chapter describes the condition of Israel in Zechariah's day; but being interpreted in its aspect towards us, it describes the Church of God as we find it now in the world. The Church is compared to a myrtle grove flourishing in a … Continue reading The myrtle trees that were in the bottom.
Soos Christus julle vergeef het, so moet julle ook doen. Hy sê toe: ‘n Sekere geldskieter het twee skuldenaars gehad; die een het vyf honderd pennings geskuld en die ander een vyftig; en omdat hulle niks gehad het om te betaal nie, het hy dit aan altwee geskenk. Sê nou, wie van hulle sal hom … Continue reading Soos Christus julle vergeef het…
Bible Reading: Psalm 84:1-12 Isaiah speaks of a longing for God [Isaiah 26:8-9]. The same longing was expressed by David in Psalm 84:2 when he wrote, “My soul yearns, even faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God” [see also Psalm 42:1-2 & Psalm 63:1]. Jesus spoke about … Continue reading Hungry for GOD.
There was once a man who didn’t believe in God, and he didn’t hesitate to let others know how he felt about religious holidays like Christmas. His wife however, did believe, and she raised their children to also have faith in God and, His Son, Jesus, The Christ, despite his disparaging comments…
One snowy Christmas Eve, his wife was taking their children to a Christmas Eve service in the farm community in which they lived. She asked him to come, but he refused. “That story is nonsense!” he said. “Why would God lower Himself to come to Earth as a man? That’s ridiculous!” So she and the children left, and he stayed home.
A while later, the winds grew stronger and the snow turned into a blizzard. As the man looked out the window, all he saw was a blinding snowstorm. He sat down to relax before the fire…
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Daniel 10:19: 'Do not be afraid, you who are highly esteemed. Peace! Be strong now; be strong.' - Hear the Word of the Lord to you: 'Peace! Be strong and do not be afraid.' - You are so precious and valuable to the Lord. - Let His strength flow into your mortal body. - Banish all … Continue reading Peace! Be strong and do not be afraid.
Vanoggend lees ek die oorbekende gedeelte waar ‘n vrou dure parfuum op Jesus se hare uitgegiet, en daaroor veroordeel was deur van die mense teenwoordig. Jesus se reaksie daarop roer my hart diep; “However, commending this woman’s deep devotion to Him, Jesus said, “She has done a beautiful thing to me” (Mark 14:6). “She has done a beautiful thing to me,” refrein deur my hele wese. “Here U loop nie meer op die aarde rond sodat ek vir U kan doen wat hierdie vrou gedoen het nie. Hoe kan ek my liefde aan U betoon?” Heelwat later hervat ek ‘n studie uit Efesiërs waarmee ek al ‘n tydlank besig is. Dié woorde wat ek lees spring uit die bladsy voor my op. “The true Christian loves Christ and loves his fellow men. More than that, he knows that he cannot show his love to Christ in any other way than by…
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