…and do not be afraid of the people of the land, because we will swallow them up. Their protection is gone, but the Lord is with us. Do not be afraid of them. (Numbers 14:9) What was the difference between Joshua and Caleb and the other ten spies? All twelve of them had been in the … More AM ONLY MOVED BY THE WORD OF GOD
The Lord watches over you – the Lord is your shade at your right hand. (Psalm 121:5) One who made a deep impression on me is Kosie, a young South African, suffering from Down ‘s syndrome. I wish you could have heard him pray; it was childlike, simple and full of faith. When he prayed I … More GOD IS WATCHING OVER YOU
These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. (Deuteronomy 6:6-7) It is not always easy to be a father and a mother at the same time. After the death of my husband I had to take that responsibility upon me. That is not easy, especially … More LOVE BEGINS AT HOME. FAMILY FIRST!
I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. (Psalm 4:8) That night, in June 1991, it was impossible to lie down and sleep in peace. Soweto was in chaos. Fighting, looting, killing, all through the night. I was alone in my house. The children (all married … More SAFETY IS OF THE LORD
I see four men walking around in the fire, unbound and unharmed. (Daniel 3:25) Living in Soweto means that people expect you to make choices, spiritual as well as political choices. We had made a spiritual choice which had political implications: To preach Christ instead of systems; To preach love instead of hatred. This choice made … More CAN YOU DARE TO BE DIFFERENT?
Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.- Luke 9:23 Relational Aspects of Commitment The relational aspect of commitment is found in the phrase, “Whoever wants to be my disciple…” There is a desire on our part that causes … More Relational Aspects of Commitment
By faith Noah, when warned about things not yet seen, in holy fear built an ark to save his family… (Hebrews 11:7) …and he walked with God. (Genesis 6:9) An extraordinary aspect of Hebrews 11 is that it tells the story of people who all did something which no one else had ever done before. They stepped … More FAITH IS NOT A LEAP IN THE DARK. IT’S A LEAP ON THE WORD!
…Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things: I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness! (Matthew 25:21) Noah The building of the ark is the longest test of faith recorded in the Word of God. For one hundred and twenty years Noah … More FAITH DOES NOT LOOK FOR SIGNS
Come, let us bow down in worship, Let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture… Today, if you hear his voice do not harden your hearts… (Psalms 95:6-8) Noah For one hundred and twenty years Noah preached by word and deed, against … More DO NOT HARDEN YOUR HEART
I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth. (Genesis 9:13) Look, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him… (Revelation 1:7) Noah Noah lived in one of the most difficult times of history. In a world without God, … More HE IS COMING BACK