God's word in today's world

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The focus in my head

Each of us is being shaped by the things going on in our heads. What we permit in our thoughts determines what we eventually become. Sometimes the thoughts in our heads can act as a hand brake. If you think you’re not good enough, the probability that you might get to the top one day […]

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One small deed speaks a thousand words

One Radio Kruispad listener had the following to say: “Thanks so much for the audio messages, they speak directly to my heart.”   If you would also like to receive these audio messages (Afrikaans only) three times a week, please click here or send your name and cell phone number to radio@kruispad.com. Then save the […]

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Dump children and so on…

Paul meant a lot to many people. Just think what he is still doing for us hanging on his every word nearly 2 000 years later. And although he was in jail then, he knew he still had a lot to do. 25So I plan to be around a while, companion to you as your […]

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Sing and do say thank you

Ephesians 5:6-18 When we moved from the farm into town, I was not used to having people living so close to me. I didn’t realise how far sound could travel. I loved pushing my big hifi’s volume button far into the red. Later on my wife walked down the street to hear how far the […]

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Love is…

Scripture Ephesians 5:1-5 One morning I decided to intercede for those people who send prayer requests to me. There are 52. I was deeply moved by all the hurt and need out there. Now I know why the intercessors say they sometimes start crying while putting people and their suffering before the Lord. From the […]

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More than random acts of kindness

Our deeds are pointed out to us more or less every day. We repeatedly hear that we must do good to others. And most of us want to do good to others. But it’s not always that easy with life rushing by. We struggle to leave things to first go and attend to someone else’s […]

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What is at the centre of your life?

Paul really appreciated the way in which the Corinthians embraced the Gospel and that they allowed it to change their perspective on life. Even more than that – their whole lives changed and became different. The world in which they lived changed, because they had changed. Others could see the change in them. Others could […]

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The Spirit is strong

Click here to go to the Scripture: 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 As winter starts in South Africa, a different kind of winter descends over the labour force, because it’s strike season. People are dissatisfied with their circumstances and start striking to make their voices heard. Not a nice season in our country. Paul’s time also had […]

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The time is right

Click here to go to the Scripture: 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 Don’t you think that it is funny how we always want to start new things on a Monday? What’s so magical about Monday? When you struggle to get into your new pair of pants the writing is on the wall, in bold letters: You have […]

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Letting off steam in the steam room

I was sitting in the steam room, exhausted after a good workout. Satisfied with my daily exercise and sweating out the last bit of weekend excess from my body. I don’t know if it works, but it makes me feel good sitting there sweating for doing nothing. As I was sitting there two young female […]

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