They hated me without a cause (Joh_15:25) Love Is Not Blind I take it that if you want to understand a person, the first essential is that you should love him. It is only love that sees into the deeps and reads the story in the light of God. There is a proverb which says … Continue reading The Testimony of His Enemies.
by Aaron Berry Do I tell them what they want to hear or do I tell them the truth? Sadly, in our culture today, these two options are often mutually exclusive. The truth is hard to hear, so we prefer to hear what we like, even if it’s not what we need. A Pastor is … Continue reading Uncomfortable Topics Pastors Should Still Preach About.
by SARAH GERINGER “For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven.” (Ecclesiastes 3:1) Three smiling faces popped up as a memory in my social media feed. But instead of smiling myself, I started sobbing. The picture showed a happy memory, not a sad one: an October afternoon eight years ago, … Continue reading Time to Celebrate a New Season
6 Jy onthou mos dat God jou ’n baie spesiale gawe gegee het toe ek my hande opgelê het. Maak seker dat daardie gawe net al hoe sterker word. Ek moes diep gaan lees om my vraag aan die teks te kon beantwoord. Die vraag was: Wat is ’n spesiale gawe en kry almal dit? … Continue reading ’n Blaasbalk onder jou gawes se vuurtjie.
As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you (Joh_15:9) The Love of Christ That their blessed Master loved them was one thing which the disciples never doubted. It was the crowning glory of their years. There are those who always find it easy to believe that other people love them. They accept … Continue reading The Great Comparison.
En omdat ons SY kinders is, het GOD die GEES van SY SEUN in ons harte gestuur; en in ons roep HY uit: "ABBA!" Dit beteken: VADER! Jy is dus nie meer ń slaaf nie; jy is nou ń kind van GOD. (📖 Galasiërs 4:6-7 📖) Behandel elke mens soos ń geliefde van GOD. Iemand … Continue reading Dromers met oop oë.
Be it known unto you, therefore, men and brethren, that through this Man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins and by Him all that believe are justified from all things from which they could not be justified by the Law of Moses. (Acts 13:38, 39.) APOSTOLIC preaching was widely different from the common … Continue reading Simple Fact and Simple Faith.
Soms kan ek nie help om te lag as ek sien hoe my seun in sekere situasies presies optree soos wat ek opgetree het op daardie stadium nie. En dit is baie maal nie goed waaroor ek al ooit met hom gepraat het nie. Nee, hy sien hoe ek sekere situasies hanteer en dan doen … Continue reading Wie loop in jou voorbeeld-spore?
Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of GOD in CHRIST JESUS for you. (📖 1 Tess. 4:16~18 📖) This is part of Paul's parting words ~ short assignments: Firstly: Always be full of joy. Joy is most certainly one of the most important attitudes, because the … Continue reading Three most important attitudes …
Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 2:12-17 “You see, we are not like the many hucksters who preach for personal profit. We preach the word of God with sincerity and with Christ’s authority, knowing that God is watching us” [2 Corinthians 2:17 NLT] After more than fifty years in Christian ministry I recognise that one of the … Continue reading The Danger of Money.