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Wrapped in loving arms

It’s early morning. We’re still in bed. It’s Monday morning and we’re wondering what this week will hold for each of us. I know the previous week was hard for my wife. She has so much on her pitchfork. She has to support so many people. She has so much to do. She has to […]

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At the right time

When animals get hurt, they hide. Maybe because they don’t know what to do about the hurt. Sometimes people are like that too. Especially the strong ones. You’re not allowed to say you’re sick. You have to be the strong one. There’s no time now for sitting down and we simply go on. But that’s […]

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God’s word is super powerful

(Many of us have a lot of uncertainties about the COVID 19 vaccination. I cannot tell you what to do, because it is everyone’s personal choice. But here is a good article (click here) to help you make a responsible choice. May God help us to make the right choice.) One will never know how […]

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God’s other side

I didn’t know my own father well, because apart from the fact that he died when I was thirteen years old, he was a minister and, in those days, the minister belonged to the congregation. He spent the majority of his time with the congregation. What I do remember about my dad, though, is his […]

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Shortest route to joy and peace

Sometimes I wish we could take out some parts of the Bible or simply skip over them. Those parts that grab you by the throat and stop you dead. Like these verses: 7-11Today, please listen; don’t turn a deaf ear as in “the bitter uprising,” that time of wilderness testing! Even though they watched me […]

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God thinks the world of you

The army days weren’t fun, but they were good. I learned a lot about myself and about other people. And I also learned a lot about the army and how things work in the army. When you enter the army, you’re nothing. In the first six weeks of basic training, which felt like a year, […]

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Jesus, still the greatest

The author of Hebrews drives the point home again and again. He wants his readers to hear the message again and again: There is no one like Jesus. He is the greatest. There is no one like Him in the whole universe. Do you see Jesus like that too? Well, after looking at all his […]

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Jesus God, Creator

It is impossible for us to see God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit as one being. For me, they are three persons. God is the Father who created the world. He is the main man. Jesus, his Son, is the one who came to earth to die on the cross. By doing that, He paid […]

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All his doing

I pity the people who lived on earth before Jesus came. They did not actually have a chance of going to heaven. If they sinned, they had to take the punishment. I suspect I would have missed out on heaven too. But thank goodness God came with a supernatural, incomprehensible rescue effort. I will never […]

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God helps! Even through Noot vir Noot.

Aha! The best news ever. I really need it. We all need it. Even if our friends drop us, even if our family simply disappear in times of crisis, someone is always there for us: 17… the Master stood by me … Elzette’s true story about how God never abandoned her and cared for her […]

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