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Sinful Selection

Revival times come in many ways with one common ingredient. That ingredient is the conviction of sin. Believers are so convicted that they mourn for holiness. Unbelievers are convicted leading to sorrow for their sin and being saved. When the Holy Spirit arrives upon a community, there is a sudden urgency … almost like an […]

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God’s Word to Who?

This month, 57 years ago Jenny and I met and soon started going out. After about three years we broke up for some reason that was my fault. After about two weeks I was missing her so much that I went to her home, without an appointment and asked her for a second chance. It […]

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God’s Way

O the absolute joy of knowing one’s prayers reach their intended destination. This was Jonah, as his life ebbed, he remembered the Lord (v7), for his eternal salvation came from the LORD (v9), praying to the LORD who resides in His holy temple (v7), who reached out, lifting him up, out of the pit embed […]

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Salvation Comes From the Lord

If you are a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ, have you ever thought through what you have been saved from? We speak much of heaven and the picture painted for us of heaven: Rev 21:3 And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Now the dwelling of God is with men, and he […]

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Thanksgiving

Today is July 4 … and every year on this day, the citizens of the United States of America celebrate their independence. Generally many will wave their USA flags and do hamburgers and hotdogs on the barbeque. It is a day of thanksgiving for the end of a war and the unification of a nation. […]

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I Remembered You, Lord

In my mind there are two types of experience. The one is what happens to me as a human being and the other one is a religious or spiritual experience. In this last bracket there are two experiences. The one is what I personally experienced which might not be from God and the other is […]

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The Hand of God to Save

In a crisis many people turn to God, although for years they have not prayed or been to Church or read the Bible. There are many true Christians who also become spiritual lax, yet in very difficult times they know where to go … to God in heart pleading prayer. When believers have rebelled and […]

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God of the Miraculous

We often feel that when we face extreme tragedy that that is the end of our life, use, purpose and ministry. Maybe it depends upon who we are in the sense … “are we like Jonah running away from what God wants us to do that has caused this crisis we find ourselves in?” Jonah […]

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Our Escape

What would be the most awe-inspiring sight or experience you have had? By asking this question I am not suggesting beauty. There are many beautiful sights such as the animals in the Kruger National Park; standing on top of Table Mountain looking down at Cape Town City and even in seeing Robben Island or being […]

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When Do People Pray?

Generally, when do people pray? The question applies to Christian and non-Christian … or to believer and pagan. The answer is simple … “when the crisis comes”. That is when people tend to pray! Where this is generally true of all people … many who have heard of Jesus yet don’t know Him personally, call […]