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Miracles do happen

I was diagnosed with Alzheimer but I could not make peace with it at all.  I cried, prayed and begged with God and asked many questions. I then heard of a group of young people in Pretoria-North who interceded on your behalf before God. I then made an appointment and viola, I departed by plane […]

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God still speaks today

Having been a 24 year old student I got invited to a wedding. I didn’t have a date but my mother felt I had to go because I was to meet my wife there. I laughed – that was the last laugh, because there I then met my wife, Stephanie. We have been married for […]

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God protects

Two weeks ago our family went to Natal for a working weekend. We did not want to go, we reasoned, because it is very far from Bloemfontein.  It was for the weekend only and we had to keep the kids away from school on the Friday. Early on Sunday we started our journey back home […]

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God doesn’t write anybody off

I was brought up a Christian. Unfortunately I made the wrong friends in my 20’s. Together we did things that did not belong in a Christian’s life. At the age 22 I got a boyfriend who manipulated, hurt and humiliated me. I fell pregnant and accepted the fact that I was in an abusive relationship, […]

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God is faithful

16 November 2015 On this day, Marius’s whole life would start changing. Johan “Merciful” contacted me to hear if I can tell him more about Marius. He found Marius next to the road and felt very sorry for him. Johan decided to give Marius a chance of a new life. I thank God for him […]

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God deeply loves us

My story starts in Namibia… We lived and worked in Grootfontein… Lovely people and the place is fantastic.  It so happened that my husband lost his job and we had to go back to South Africa. My husband came to SA and started looking for job and got a job in Gauteng. The morning before […]

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God comes first

I never had the so called boyfriend. I met someone, got married and repeated this. The first one was a wealthy guy who has regularly beaten me to the hospital and after this I was simply replaced by somebody else. After that I’ve been on my own for some time until I met the so […]

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Second chances

I’ve been in jail. In jail you are very much dependent on an outside support base who visits you regularly and supplies toiletries. This also is your link with the outside world. I only had my student daughter – my mother and brother lived far away. Churches are involved with prisoners whom they support. They […]

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His love is unending

At 16 years old I joined the then SA Navy. In 1970, I married the most beautiful girl in the Cape. She was 19 years old and I, 23. In 1971, I resigned from the Navy and took my young bride to Natal to make a new start. On our own, away from everything and […]

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He hears!

Our house burnt down on 2 May 2015. My husband, myself and our two sons made it out safely in the nick of time. Apart from a few burn marks on my face, on my husband’s hands, and my little baby who ended up in hospital for smoke inhalation, we were all OK. The house […]

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