God's word in today's world


The strong belt of truth

Ephesians 6:10-20 The year I spent on the border doing military service was fortunately one of the quieter times with little contact with the enemy. However, I was never afraid, because I was a ratel (an armoured vehicle) gunner. We were ready for battle with the right weapons and right protective vehicle. In the same […]

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Happiness does not go with scheming in the dark     

Ephesians 5:6-18 A friend of mine is always unhappy. One mishap after the other befalls him. At one time he nearly lost everything. Although he is now doing well financially, he is very lonely. His friends hang around, but when they leave there is a deep loneliness inside him. He comes to see me, close […]

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Between a bribe and a lead

Ephesians 5:6-18 It’s not always easy to distinguish between right and sort-of just left of right. Teenagers often do not understand what is wrong about downloading a song from YouTube. It’s not stealing. Everybody does it. What’s wrong with doing it? Sometimes I like being a couch potato, just sitting there mindlessly watching an action […]

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First a crumb, then the whole cookie

I saw a very good short film that started off with a man who was working on his own late at night making photo copies. One page came out of the photo copier with a big black spot on it nearly covering the whole page. The man, let’s call him Frank, was confused by the […]

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