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Devotionals

The Names of God

In the three years as I came to know my wife, Denalyn, our relationship evolved. And with each change came a new name. She went from acquaintance to friend to eye-popping beauty to date to fiancée and wife. Now she is confidante, mother of my children, life-long partner. The more I know her the…

God created man in his own…

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. Genesis 1:27 We are made in God's image. Not just the man. Not just the woman. Both male and female are made in God's image! Incredibly, this is not just true before the Fall. When God made us…

Do You Trust Him?

The sky is dark. Sudden waves of water tilt up our sailing vessel until we see nothing but sky and then downward until we see nothing but blue. I learned this about sailing: there is nothing swell about a swell! Eyes turned first to the thunderclouds, then to the captain. We looked to him. He was…

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One Thousand Gifts

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Drawing heartbreaking beauty out of the simplest of details, author Ann Voskamp invites readers into her grace-bathed life of farming, parenting, and writing. In One Thousand Gifts Ann encourages readers to embrace the blessings of each day and embark on the transformative spiritual journey with…

7 ritmes vir kinders

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Ontdek ’n prettige manier om die regte grondslag te lê vir kinders se geloof.Met 7 ritmes vir kinders gee Tom en Lollie Smith vir ouers (en ander versorgers) handige wenke oor hoe om kinders te lei om meer soos Jesus te wees en ’n verhouding met Hom te hê. Deur hierdie praktiese beginsels herhalend…

A Rushing Mighty Wind

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Inspired by the miraculous events of the 2012 Feast of Tabernacles in the En-Gedi Desert near Jerusalem, comes A Rushing Mighty Wind by Angus Buchan.With sharp attention to detail Buchan fervently testifies how he, together with 4,500 believers, experienced the reality of the Holy Spirit – the…

Inspirational Stories

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No Strings…

How important is it to offer our love, especially to those closest to us, with no strings attached? Ernest Hemingway wrote a poignant short story called "The Capital of the…
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One Of The…

I am told that the muscles of the face are capable of over 250,000 different combinations of expressions. And one of the most useful is a smile. And though I'm a fan of kissing, I…
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The Boy with…

'Some day you will find what your special gift is and when you do, you will make your parents very proud of you' One of the worst evils of today is the exaggerated importance…

New Coach

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At a Touchdown Club meeting many years before his death, Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant told…

Eating the Cookie

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Another of my patients, a successful businessmen, tells me that before his cancer he…

Train Journey

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At birth we boarded the train and met our parents, and believed they would always travel…

Duck Or Eagle?

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Harvey Mackay was waiting in line for a taxi at the airport. When a cab pulled up, the…

24-Karat Friendship

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As the Winter Olympics come to a close, I am reminded of a beautiful story from past…

How King Pomare put his idols to the test

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Untitled Document Before the gospel first came to Tahiti in the South Pacific the people…

Afrikaanse Artikels

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The war is over

The story is told about a man in Amsterdam who, not so long ago, was feeling guilty about something he had done, so he went and talked to his preacher. He said, "I feel terrible…
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Moenie mekaar…

“Hoe kry party kerklikes dit reg om altyd ‘n godsdienstige verklaring vir elke krisis te hê?,” vra iemand my onlangs. “Wat bedoel jy?” wou ek weet. “Wel, party gelowiges dink…
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Om verantwoordelikheid te aanvaar (4)

Die Bybel sê: "Elkeen van ons sal dus oor homself aan God rekenskap moet gee." Jy vra:…
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Gebrokenheid

God se doel met die breekproses is nie om jou wil te breek nie, maar om dit te herlei;…
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Neem my lewe

En nou doen ek 'n beroep op julle, broers, op grond van die groot ontferming van God: Gee…
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'n Ma se gebed

Elke terroris was op 'n stadium 'n kind gewees; elke sendeling ook. Die verskil tussen…
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Pelgrims Leef Agteruit Vorentoe

Miskien leef ons as moderne gelowiges net so hooploos as die res van moederaarde se…

Artikels deur Johann de Jager

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Oom Louis

Oom Louis, my Pa se jongste broer is sy hele lewe lank ‘n karakter. Stories oor wat hy alles gedoen het en die moeilikheid waarin hy gekom het is legendaries. Maar as ek aan hom dink kan ek nie help om die prentjie te sien waar ons een naweek vir…
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Mistigheid

Een oggend was Bloemfontein gehul in ‘n miskombers. Vir Bloemfonteiners is dit nie ‘n gereelde ding nie en dit hou so half en half iets misterieus in. (Dalk is dit net ek…) In Pietermaritsburg se omgewing het ek waargeneem dat padtekens spesifiek…
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25 Februarie 2008

Ek hoop jy het lekker gerus die naweek! Ons is so gebless met jou wat kom inloer en sal ons nog eendag vir jou ‘n getuienis gee van Bertus (www.hiswordministry.com) se profesie en hoe dit so te sê oombliklik daarna begin gebeur het rakende ons…
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As jy my liefhet…

Anders as waar die betekenis van hierdie opskrif ‘n voorwaarde vervat dat jy iets sal doen om jou liefde te bewys, het ek oor die jare geleer watter verantwoordelik ek teenoor Zelda het wat my liefde vir haar betref. So raak mens maklik gewoond aan…
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Sweef soos ‘n arend

“Sweef soos ‘n arend, want Sy liefde dra jou. so hoog, hoog bo die son.” lui die woorde van ‘n liedjie. Inderdaad kan ons so baie leer by die arend. ‘n Arend wag op die regte windstrome voordat hy sy nes sal verlaat. Wanneer hy wel vlieg maak hy…
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Een aand is ek besig om die volgende dag se dagstukkie voor te berei. Daarmee saam gaan gewoonlik 'n spesifieke ritme. Eerstens al die inligting van bo na onder aan die linkerkantste kolom, dan die ander kant. Die meeste inligting aan die linkerkant…

Humor

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Waking Up Grumpy /…

Waking Up Grumpy A marriage counsellor was attempting to find out something about his patient's attitude by asking her some questions. "Did you wake up grumpy this morning?" he…
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Get-well Gift,…

Get-well Gift My wife coordinates get-well gifts for our church members who are in the hospital. Recently she visited a member who was recuperating from a kidney stone operation.…
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Humor 17/09/2012

Seriously Hurt? A policeman arrives at the scene of an accident, in which a car smashed into a tree. The officer rushes over to the vehicle and asks the driver, "Are you seriously…

Frozen frustration

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Jane had a system for labelling home-made freezer meals. She would carefully note in…

Rest rooms, Do Not Touch, Ringing the doorbell

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Untitled Document Upgrading the rest rooms My pastor friend put sanitary, hot-air hand…

Connecting Chaos, Characteristics, Engagement

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Connecting Chaos The fur began to fly when my fellow airline passengers learned there was…

Take his place, Manservant, Which road, Blocking

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Take his place A lawyer phoned the governor's mansion shortly after mid-night. "I need to…

Forbidden words, Moose hunting, Liar lesson

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Forbidden words English professor: "There are two words I don't allow in my class. One…

Pillows / Secret to Success / Helping Hand?

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Pillows "Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone. That's actually what caused…

Humor 25/10/13

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Old Typewriter The boys had been up in the attic together helping with some cleaning. The…

Humor 29/06/2012

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Fourth Grade Logic A fourth-grade teacher was giving her pupils a lesson in logic. "Here…

Fair trading, Enough room, Generations, Winning a trip

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Fair trading Don goes into business for himself. He buys a hotdog cart and sets it up in…

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

Inspirational Quote

"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

Humor Quote

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?'