July 20, 2014
planting seeds

Sowing Seeds

Many parents aren’t proud of their family trees. The harvest was taken, but no seed was sown. Childhood memories bring more hurt than inspiration. If such is the case, put down the family scrapbook and pick up your Bible. John 3:6 reminds us, “Human life comes from human parents, but spiritual life…
July 17, 2014

God’s Grace

I’ve never been surprised by God’s judgment, but I’m still stunned by His grace! God’s judgment has never been a problem for me. Lightning bolts on Sodom…fire on Gomorrah… good job, God! Discipline is easy for me to swallow; it’s logical to assimilate. But God’s grace? Anything but. Peter denied…

Dad Made the Difference

Jul 15, 2014 Devotionals 41
Other events of my sixth-grade year blur into fog. But that spring evening in 1967? Crystal clear. I passed on dessert. No appetite. I needed to focus on the phone—on the call I had expected before…

Your Name on God’s Hand

Jul 13, 2014 Devotionals 46
When I see a flock of sheep I see exactly that, a flock. A rabble of wool. I don’t see a sheep. I see sheep. All alike. None different. But not so with the Shepherd. To him every sheep is different.…

Inspirational Stories


The Monotony…

July 20, 2014
Several years ago, I read about the world's longest foot race. It's called the Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race, held between the months of June and August every year. According…

Train Journey

July 17, 2014
At birth we boarded the train and met our parents, and believed they would always travel at our side. However, at some station our parents will step down from the train, leaving…

Afrikaanse Artikels

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Bring my die…

July 20, 2014
Om hierdie rede sal ek julle altyd aan hierdie dinge herinner, al weet julle dit en al staan julle reeds vas in die waarheid wat aan julle bekend gemaak is. Ek ag dit immers my…

Hoe groot is U!

July 17, 2014
U groot dade, Here, het my baie bly gemaak, ek wil juig oor wat U gedoen het. Groots is alles wat U doen, Here, ondeurgrondelik u gedagtes. Psalm 92:5-6 Die verhaal van die lied…

Artikels deur Johann de Jager


Nie onderhandelbaar

As daar nou een ding waaroor ek nie argumenteer,…

In my wildste drome

Sy het so 3 huise van ons af gewoon en ek was in…



Humor 21/07/14

July 20, 2014
New Doctor A woman went to the doctor's office where she was seen by one of the new doctors, but after about 4 minutes in the examination room, she burst out, screaming as she ran…

Humor 18/07/14

July 17, 2014
Hearing Problem An old man was wondering if his wife had a hearing problem. So one night, he stood behind her while she was sitting in her lounge chair. He spoke softly to her,…


Joy for Your Heart

Jun 23, 2014
Joy for Your Heart is a beautiful, full-color book by popular women’s author Milanie Vosloo. This charming book is brimming over with moments every woman should cherish in her life. Each of the 20 gatherings of guidance, wisdom and grace is beautifully complemented by a prayer and key thought, and…

Staan jou man

Jun 23, 2014
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…

Hoop – ons lewensanker

Jun 23, 2014
Adrio König ondersoek in Hoop – ons lewensanker die lyn van hoop deur die Bybel: die hoop wat deur die Ou Testament loop dat God sy volk sal onderhou, dwarsdeur die Nuwe Testament tot vandag. Deur die loop van Hoop – ons lewensanker beantwoord Adrio talle vrae wat gelowiges oor hierdie universele…

Wanneer jammer nie genoeg is nie

May 29, 2014
‘n Groot insident of ’n klein irritasie kan ʼn verhouding kelder. Dikwels is meer as net “Ek is jammer” nodig om ʼn verhouding te herstel. New York Times-topverkoperouteur Gary Chapman en Jennifer Thomas het saamgespan om hierdie baanbrekerstudie te doen oor hoe ons verskoning maak en graag wil…


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Words of Wisdom

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I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes. Romans 1:16

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Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1 (NIV)

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"I do not know anyne who goes through life without some wounding of the heart. Sometimes we take a little shower at Calvary rather than let God deeply cut and wash away the hurts with His atoning blood." Cindy Jacobs

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"Forgiveness is the fragrance that a flower leaves upon the heel that crushes it." Author Unknown

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Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

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I'm probably not going to get accepted into the optimist club."

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Turning on your lights and siren after you lose a drag race is just poor sportsmanship.