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Devotionals

God's strength is made…

If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness. 2 Corinthians 11:30 Thought One of Paul's recurring themes throughout 2 Corinthians is that God's strength is made perfect in weakness. In 1 Corinthians, he emphasizes that the strength, wisdom, and power of God are shown in what is…

True Courage

Are you timid? Cautious? Could you use some courage? Scripture says, “There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus” (Romans 8:1). “For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God” (Colossians 3:3). If you’re in Christ, these promises are not only a source of joy, they…

Untying Knots

Most of us had a hard time learning to tie our shoes. And, oh the advice. Everyone had a different approach. Can’t anyone agree? On only one thing. You need to know how! My friend Roy used to sit on a park bench each morning. One day he noticed a little fellow struggling to board the bus. He was…

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Unstuff

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Unstuff is a mostly pain-free guide to downsizing with many tips and advice on how to live with less and still be happy. Unstuff addresses the issues of why we feel compelled to fill our lives with so much stuff. Authors Michael and Hayley DiMarco discuss the symptoms, and they ask many questions.…

Die Daniël-plan Kookboek

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Die maklike, lekker resepte in hierdie boek maak van gesond leef kinderspeletjies. Die Daniël-plan Kookboek, gebaseer op Die Daniël-plan deur Rick Warren, Daniel Amen en Mark Hyman, is ’n pragtige kleurvolle kookboek met meer as 100 heerlike, Daniël-plan goedgekeurde resepte om gesonde kookkuns in…

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…

Inspirational Stories

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Dinner date

After 21 years of marriage, I discovered a new way of keeping alive the spark of love. A little while ago I had started to go out with another woman. It was really my wife's idea.…

Tested

On the train heading for Glasgow I raised a subject I'd read about the day before. "Is your church-going a substitute for Christianity?" My wife looked puzzled so I explained.…
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Compromise

After you read this you will have a better understanding of what it means to compromise. Some years ago when I was a pastor, I walked into my church office after a Sunday morning…

The Room

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First the story behind the story "The Room". Seventeen-year-old Brian Moore had only a…

The Guest of the Maestro

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What happens when a dog interrupts a concert? To answer that, come with me to a spring…

Ten Leadership Blunders

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Comedian Bill Cosby once said, “I'm not the boss of my house. I don't know how I lost it,…

A Lot of Courage

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A businessman boards an airplane to find that his neighbor in first class is a parrot.…

Ain't No Horse Can't Be Rode

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One grizzled westerner says, "Ain't no horse can't be rode; ain't no cowboy can't be…

Watter vrugte dra jy?

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Daar is drie dinge wat ons van vrugte kan leer: 1) Vrugte is sigbaar. Jakobus skryf: "Jou…

Afrikaanse Artikels

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Lewe tussen…

Daar is die inherente gevaar in die stel van doelwitte dat ons maklik glo ons kan slegs gelukkig wees wanneer ons eendag die doelwitte bereik het. Ons sê 'Wanneer ek my…
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Doen net dit…

Niemand is goed met alles nie, en niemand is geroep om alles te doen nie. God het elkeen van ons duidelik afgebakende rolle in die lewe gegee. Paulus het verstaan dat sy werk nie…
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Self-Centered Anger

Years ago I was one of five thousand people listening to a panel discussion at a…
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You Started It!

Reaching the end of a job interview, the Human Resources person asked the young MBA…
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The famous Polish pianist

I am impressed by an incident that happened during Ignace Paderewski's career. The famous…
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Huil van binne

Jesus het nie die stormagtige See van Galilea oorgesteek net om 'n versteurde man te…
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Worstel met God "tot!"

Wanneer God jou vra om Hom dadelik te gehoorsaam (Jer 35:15), is daar 'n rede vir Sy…

Artikels deur Johann de Jager

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Zoeloe-impie

Ek word so te sê elke dag daaraan herhinner. Dis ‘n beeld wat ek nooit ooit in my lewe sal vergeet nie. Joné (ons jongste dogter) was op daardie tydstip in Graad 7 gewees. Ek het haar die oggend by die skool afgelaai en weggery. ‘n Blok verder moes…
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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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Biltong en blomme

Die Here wys vir my vanoggend 'n biltong kas. Vars en uitgesoekte snitte vleis word daar opgehang net om dag vir dag uit te droog en uiteindelik versnipper en geëet te word. Dit is hoe dit gaan in sommige kerke. Omrede die predikante, pastore,…
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Moet dit nie te vêr druk nie

"Poedingbakkies" was sy naam. Ek en hy was sedert st 5 saam in die klas, in dieselfde koshuis en nogal goeie pêlle. Dis Villiersdorp se wêreld hierdie. In teenstelling met Nollie se geweste het ons krieket pitch darem taai gebly en nie uitermatig…
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“Oorlog”

“Yes Pa, what’s the verdict?” Ek is nog nie eers behoorlik wakker toe ek gekonfronteer word met hierdie vraag nie. “Ja OK. Ek gaan saam”. Glimlagte verskyn oral op almal se gesigte by die aanhoor van hierdie bevestiging. Die laaste keer wat ek saam…
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Mr Fischer

Mister Ficher, Mister Peter Fischer was 'n regte Engelse heer, met 'n swaar Skotse aksent het enige nuwe boertjie in Kimberley gesukkel om hom altyd te verstaan. Maar hy was 'n regte ou gentleman. Tee gedrink stiptelik om vier uur, 'n very prim en…

Humor

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Good show,…

Good show After church one Sunday morning, a mother commented, "The choir was awful this morning." The father commented, "The sermon was too long." Their 7-year-old daughter…
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Comparison,…

Comparison A mechanic was removing a cylinder head from the motor of a Harley motorcycle when he spotted a well-known heart surgeon in his shop. The surgeon was there, waiting for…
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Humor 17/01/14

Consistency, Mentoring An English teacher often wrote little notes on student essays. Often she worked late, and as the hours passed, her handwriting deteriorated. One day a…

Humor 24/02/14

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Wat Kinders Geleer Het: Wanneer jou Ma kwaad is vir jou Pa, moenie dat sy jou hare kam…

Checking antecedents, The difference, Did you copy it?, What part?

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Checking antecedents An important politician was seen moving around with a film actress…

Humor 25/04/2012

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Environmental Concerns Students at school were asked to write about the harmful…

"Tapes System" / "Testimony" / Terrace Water"

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"Taps System" During an attack of laryngitis I lost my voice completely for two days. To…

Favorite parable, Foreign language, Bad potato,

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Favorite parable "What is your favorite parable?" the Sunday school teacher asked Little…

Father of the Bride / Charlie's Hole / Commitment

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Father of the Bride At a wedding rehearsal, the minister told the father of the bride,…

School play, Fishing, New address

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School play Little Johnny forgot his lines in the Sunday school play. His mother, sitting…

Humor 14/09/2012

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Red duck A kindergarten teacher handed out a coloring page to her class. On it was a…

Living to 104, Carried Away Shopping, Exemplary Offspring

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Living to 104 At his 103rd birthday party, my grandfather was asked if he planned to be…

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

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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?'