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Devotionals

Because He loved first

We love because he first loved us. — 1 John 4:19 Thought As human beings, we like to think of ourselves as the center of our universe. We determine the greatness or validity of most deeds based on their impact upon us. We consider ourselves great adventurers, inventors, and investigators. However,…

The promised Holy Spirit

[You were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit,] who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God's possession -- to the praise of his glory. Ephesians 1:14 God is true to his word. He keeps his promises. But, that was not enough for him. He…

To be with Him

He appointed twelve -- designating them apostles -- that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach and to have authority to drive out demons. Mark 3:14 While there are many intriguing and fascinating thoughts in this short sentence, the one phrase that touches my heart is…

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Hartsgesprekke met...

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Wat sou mense soos Nelson Mandela, Jean de Villiers en Riaan Cruywagen vir jou sê as jy so ’n bietjie saam met hulle kon sit en gesels? In Hartsgesprekke met ... gee Marius du Plooy vir elke le-ser die geleentheid om self te kom luister en die raad, lewens-wyshede en inspirasie van hierdie en ander…

The Booth

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The Booth, by renowned and beloved author and evangelist Angus Buchan, is a practical guide to having quiet time with God. It abounds with biblical and modern-day examples of men and women whom God has used to change the world – men and women who were disciplined in spending time in “the booth”…

Staan jou man

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Met geen arms of bene nie, was Nick Vujicic elke boelie se droom. Hy ken daardie gevoel wat jou maag laat pyn, die nagmerries laat kom en iemand laat voel asof daar geen hoop is nie ... Maar sy boodskap is dat jy dit kán oorkom, want geen boelie kan vir jou sê wié jy is nie. In Staan jou man wys hy…

Inspirational Stories

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The Pickle Jar

The pickle jar as far back as I can remember sat on the floor beside the dresser in my parents' bedroom. When he got ready for bed, Dad would empty his pockets and toss his coins…
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Om goed te doen

Dan Clark onthou hoe hy as tiener saam met sy pa in 'n tou gestaan het om kaartjies te koop vir die sirkus. Voor hulle was 'n arm gesin. Die ouers het hande vasgehou, en daar was…
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Hard To Tell…

Pat walked into a store in Dublin, his face beaten to a pulp. "And who did that to you?" asked the storekeeper. "I had a fight with Mike Shannon." "What?" asked the storekeeper,…

A Stranger - A Friend

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I looked up from my grocery shopping cart in time to see her. She was not alone, but I…

Too Busy to Take Heed of Six Warnings

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One account of the Titanic says that ships close by warned them six times that they were…

Do More Than Just Talk About It

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An Attitude Of Gratitude: Author David Seamands shared the following story in a Christian…

Little David And The Stick Man

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First day at school
Untitled Document Thirty-seven scrubbed first graders smiled up at me. Thirty-seven! This…

Faithful To Reach The Goal

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Author John Sherill once wrote about an experience at a lake near his home in Chappaqua,…

Awakened By A Close Friend

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A few years ago I had some tests to screen for cancer, and I was nervous about the…

Afrikaanse Artikels

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What a great…

Broers en Susters van die gemeente. As ek rêrig geglo het in Blou Maandae, was een van my Maandae nie ingekleur met skakerings van blou nie. Nee!, dit sou swart en donker van die…
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Bulhonde en…

Op 'n dag het 'n bulhond en 'n poedel hewig baklei. Die bulhond het die poedel gespot en gesê dat hy 'n pieperige, klein skoothondjie wat niks kan doen nie. Hy het gesê: "Ek daag…
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The Most Expensive Meal in History

Did you hear about the expensive meal at Burger King in Palmdale, California recently?…
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Easy to Start, Hard to Finish

Pete and Gladys were looking at a new living room suite in the furniture store. Pete said…
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He Did It Just For You

When God entered time and became a man, he who was boundless became bound. Imprisoned in…
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Wanneer jy die leier is.

Michael Bruner vertel dat hy as voortvarende student 'n lesing deur 'n voormalige…
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Stel Grense (3/4)

2) Deurlaatbare grense. Goed aangepaste mense vind 'n balans tussen die beskerming van…

Artikels deur Johann de Jager

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Identiteitskrisis ?

Ek wonder hoeveel mense en miskien moet ek hier dalk net die mans inbring, het al op 'n stadium in sy lewe gewonder, waar pas hy in. ‘n Jaar of wat gelede het ek een aand myself die vraag afvra. Onbewustelik het Jonè (my jongste dogter) daardie aand…
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Ek het 'n 'Job' dankie

‘n Ongeletterde jong knaap van so 23 jaar oud, wat geen skoolopleiding gehad het nie, stap eendag die apteek binne. Hy gaan reguit na die apteker en vra vir hom of hy asseblief net gou sy telefoon vir ‘n plaaslike oproep kan gebruik. Die apteker…
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Vlieg jy of skrop jy

Onlangs by die gym loop ek iemand raak. So met die nuwejaar se “voorspoedwensery” sê sy sy wil hierdie jaar hoog vlieg soos ‘n arend. Sy is nou moeg om op die grond rond te skrop soos ‘n hoender. ‘n Ander boodskap wat vir my ook pragtig was, was: “…
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Is Jesus enough?

We need the anointing of God in our lives if we are to be effective salty Christians in a dying world. So many believers operate like history teachers. We know the Word of God, we memorize Scriptures, we know the stories in the Bible, but there is…
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Haal meer uit die lewe op aarde

Gedurende ‘n grenskamp in 1989 word almal deur die dominee aangemoedig om huis toe te skryf want die mense by die huis kla hulle nie weet wat aangaan en of hulle mense darem nog “oraait” is nie. Huistoe skryf was vir my altyd lekker en ek het altyd…
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Hierso smeer die salf aan

Ek merk die pyn op haar gesig en die mank stap, soos sy tussen die tafels rondbeweeg om kliënte te bedien. Ek hoor hoe iemand vir haar vra wat makeer. Sy het haar voet geswik. Moet erg wees as ek kyk hoe sy loop. “Jong jy moet vir jou iets aansmeer…

Humor

Funeral service

A young preacher was asked by the local funeral director to hold a graveside burial service at a small local cemetery for someone with no family or friends. The preacher started…
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First Impressions /…

First Impressions In my sociology class, we were instructed to write down answers to some questions the teacher was asking. "Next question," announced the instructor. "How would…
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Humor 20/07/2011

Family Moving When my father-in-law decided to move after his retirement, he invited us to his home to take a few pieces of furniture he wanted us to have. One item was beautiful…

Medical Bill, Children Shopping, Doctor Scream, Driving

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Medical Bill Call Many patients call the pathology group where I am office manager to…

Anniversary, Finishing a novel, Secret Shopper

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Anniversary Every year on their wedding anniversary my boss, Woody, and his wife…

I warned you, Pizza delivery, Better housekeeper,

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I warned you! The fragrance department of a major New York City store where I shop is…

Monastery, Large Family

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Untitled Document Silent Monastery Sister Mary Katherine entered the Monastery of…

Maried, Backpacking, Invasion

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Maried a long time To our shock and horror, my sister-in-law and I realized we had each…

Lost, Loving Jesus, Palm Sunday, Cemetery

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Lost in the Woods Two hunters got lost in the woods. The first hunter said, "Don't worry.…

Humor 22/01/14

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One rose A guy goes into a florist shop that has a sign: "Say It With Flowers." He says,…

Cactus in a pot / The Birthday Gift / Backseat Driver

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Cactus in a pot During a tour at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, a New York City woman…

Things You'll Never Hear a Mother Say / Medical Mystery / Doctor's Orders

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Things You'll Never Hear a Mother Say "How on earth can you see the TV sitting so far…

Peter Howe (A Novel and Testimony)

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The Target takes snippets and highlighted events from the Howe family's lives. Following a time line, it illustrates the challenges, trials and tragedies they faced, including the death of their two sons. This book gives a commentary of how the earthly and heavenly realms affect each other.Peter however, weaves Christian fiction into the different aspects of his own true personal journey.

Their faith developed and grew throughout all the tragedies they experienced, and blossomed into the life they now live serving God and ministering to others.

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Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom

Lê jou daarop toe om jou tot beskikking van God te stel as 'n arbeider wat die goedkeuring van God wegdra, 'n arbeider wat hom vir sy werk nie hoef te skaam nie, wat die woord van die waarheid suiwer verkondig. (2 Timoteus 2:15 Afr83)

JESAJA 59:1

Die arm van die Here is nie te kort om te help nie en sy oor is nie te doof om te hoor nie. JESAJA 59:1

Inspirational Quote

Inspirational Quote

"The Holy Scriptures are our letters from home." St. Augustine of Hippo

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"Salt, when dissolved in water, may disappear, but it does not cease to exist. We can be sure of its presence by tasting the water. Likewise, the indwelling Christ, though unseen, will be made evident to others from the love which he imparts to us." — Sadhu Sundar Singh

Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts

Ottors sleep while holding hands (paws)

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You cannot think of an English word to rhyme with the word “month” because there isn’t one.

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Humor Quotes

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On your birthday, send a thank you card to your mom.

Valentines day

If it is not Valentines day and you see a man in a flower shop, you can probably start up a conversation by asking, 'What did you do?'