God's word in today's world

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The stump and the splinter

Jesus tells of the man who owed the king R20 million. The man was bankrupt and couldn’t repay the money. The king wanted to throw him in jail, but he begged and begged, and the king’s heart softened towards him and he wrote off all his debt. (Maybe I should go and tell this story […]

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All-out action

We must hear about the forgiveness of sin and what Jesus did for us on the cross again and again and in different ways so that we can really experience it. Every moment of the day we must know what Jesus did and then live victoriously. 15He stripped all the spiritual tyrants in the universe […]

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Tear up those overdrafts

People are so used to having accounts – we actually love accounts. I don’t know if this is because it makes us feel important to open our wallets and pick and choose which card to use. Visa card, Master card, Clicks card, Woollies card or Edgars card. Name it, we have it. And that’s why […]

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Forgiven

13Because we broke God’s laws, we owed a debt – a debt that listed all the rules we failed to follow. But God forgave us of that debt. He took it away and nailed it to the cross. I read this verse over and over again, because it has such good news for me. All […]

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In and out the casket at our funeral

In Colossians 2, Paul tells the people clearly and persistently about Jesus’ death on the cross and what it means for sin. We are going to look at this subject a few times. And it is good to do it, because it is impossible to fully understand this wonderful thing that Christ had done for […]

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Final cut

Sometimes my wife gets quite upset when I forget to bring what she asked for from the shops. Many are the times I’ve been sent to get bread only to return with everything but bread. that makes her so mad. Put a knot in your tie (I never wear one!) or in your ear (not […]

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Without baggage

There wasn’t much hope left after man fell into sin. Sin caused hostility between God and man. As a result, man was destined for eternal fire. It’s still the same today. Sin is still all around us. We’re attached and tempted to do what is wrong around every corner. Just take this example. How quickly […]

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Calling in reinforcements for the right road

How do you live right? Nowadays right and wrong are so interwoven that you hardly know which way to go. This struggle to know where the line between right and wrong is, is illustrated very well in this story: One day a daughter wanted to do something her mother really did not approve of – […]

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With blood streaming from her body and being only 20% alive, she shouts as he leaves: I forgive you!

WARNING: NOT FOR SENSITIVE READERS On Tuesday, I received this moving testimony from Estelle du Plooy and I share it with her permission: Half past eight that morning our gardener asked me for some food. As usual I gave him a plate of good food and a mug of coffee. He sat down on the […]

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Took my punishment

Ephesians 5:1-5 The Bible is very dynamic – nearly 2000 years old and you can still not pin it down 100%. There are so many interpretations, so many different opinions. People can become quite fiery in putting forward their arguments. I think the Bible will never be exhausted. People will never be able to understand […]

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