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Conviction, Confession, Conversion

In life we have various requirements when applying for a position in the working environment. This is true with many other areas of life. Say you were applying for a teaching post, the requirements at a minimum would be something like this … a bachelor’s degree in the relevant field (geography, history, science, mathematics, etc.), […]

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Marks

Often people belonging to a gang, be it in society or in prison, have at least one tattoo identifying themselves with the gang where they have membership. So in certain areas where gangsterism is rife, be it in our country or another country, police, once they have apprehended a person for some crime or the […]

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Barrier Wall of Sin

As followers of the Lord Jesus Christ we have one of the greatest blessings after salvation. This blessing is the gateway to the ear of God for an audience. We call this prayer or talking to God. As a husband and wife enjoy union through communication, so we enjoy communing with God through prayer. Jen […]

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Past, Present, Future

As a child, we as a family went on one holiday. I was 4 years old when dad took mom, my sister and myself from Cape Town to Florida, Johannesburg by train to visit my uncle (dad’s brother) and his wife. Picture a four year-old farm boy jailed in a small four-sleeper compartment for two […]

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Christian Relationships

Relationships are always challenging because at some stage or the other something goes wrong … and the reason is that when you put two or more sinners together there will always be friction of some sort and at some stage. Look around the world as you read newspapers and magazines and watch TV news. See […]

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Fishing

Those who grew up during the “Depression” (August 1929 to March 1933) and lived through the Second World War (1 September 1939 to 2 September 1945) knew what survival was all about. Both periods were extremely hard financially, emotionally and relationally. During these periods people would have to supplement their income or create an income […]

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The Name Christian

I was quite interested in two articles today that have a serious note as well as a humorous touch. The first one relates to Springbok and Lions rugby star, Elton Jantjies. Let me say straight away that I think Elton is a great player and also a reserved and respectable man as far as I […]

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Themes of Colossians

If you have the time now and then, it might a great idea to read through a sort book of the Bible and collect the themes it addresses. Naturally it will help you get a handle on the Book’s main message and the subsidiary messages that flow from the primary message. I want to consider […]

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Remembering Your Salvation

As followers of the Lord Jesus we need to be very cautious that we don’t be familiar with our salvation. By this, I mean that once we are saved we are so excited about the new life that we can’t talk enough about what Jesus has done for us … and then after a season, […]

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Devotionals Seven Precious Blessings for the Believer

Glory with Christ Jesus

We have considered six of the Seven Precious Blessings for the Believer. They are Salvation, Forgiveness, Justification, Peace, Eternal Life, and the Sealing of the Holy Spirit. The seventh is “Glory with Christ Jesus”. The whole Bible and the Gospel’s benefits will all be void if the promise of glory was just a pipe dream. […]