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Dancing and free!

Sometimes I wonder why God still wants to have anything to do with me. Really. I feel I simply don’t make it. I pull in the wrong direction too often. I often fail the keep calm test. I’m more lukewarm than hot. I often do wat I know I shouldn’t do. Then I wonder why […]

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Just live …

I think we don’t always realise what impact the sin had that occurred in the Garden of Eden. It was the greatest disaster that ever befell mankind. Yes, the world has experienced terrible disasters. All the great wars, all the enormous natural disasters, and much more. However, these disasters affect only those who are involved. […]

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God saves you – that’s enough

Suddenly, a strange verse pops up. As if Paul reconsiders. He knows he has taught Timothy so much already, and maybe he has talked a bit too much – maybe it is a bit too much for Timothy to take in with everything he had already written to him. Therefore, this verse: 9You can count […]

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Jesus builds a bridge

The crux of our faith is so simple: … 5that there’s one God and only one, and one Priest-Mediator between God and us—Jesus, 6who offered himself in exchange for everyone held captive by sin, to set them all free. That is the best news that we, as sinners, could ever hear. We simply cannot get […]

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What’s going to happen on the last day

I’m a very good-natured person and I don’t like confronting people. I will rather impair myself than confronting others. But sometimes we need to deal with others and tell them the truth. That may save their lives. God’s Word sometimes confronts the readers and it does not play around. Especially those who are on the […]

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Talk to others – it may be their answer

I still remember those days I was involved in the business world. Something was always happening. As soon as you thought today is the day to catch up on some work that is behind, something happened that gobbled up your time. An urgent order or a machine breaking down or a supplier not delivering or […]

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Go-to-heaven card

When I was a child, Monopoly was one of my most favourite board games. We could play for hours to acquire the most property. The main objective was to own a couple of hotels on Eloff Street. With hard work, good planning and a bit of luck here and there you could eventually become a […]

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A Matie in an accident

One day as I was driving home I came upon a dilapidated car stuck in the middle of the road. It couldn’t move and I could see the student had no idea what to do. And then I saw an enormous refuse truck coming down the road too, quite fast. I could see that the […]

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“I have nowhere to go”

We’re spending some time on the crux of the Gospel. All of us have a responsibility to spread this message of salvation. All of us do it in different ways. I just have to share this comic story about Johan with you: My wife and I have been involved with a homeless man who drinks […]

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A paintball for Jesus

Danie repeats what his Sunday School teacher said to him years ago: “Some will miss out on heaven, because it was too easy to get there.” Unfortunately, that is true. Some people think sin being written off is too easy to be true. Sometimes we have to bring what Jesus did for us closer to […]

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