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Devotionals

Kick the Bully in the Pants

With all the cockiness of a neighborhood bully, the thought swaggers up to the door and says. . .“You’re a loser. All your life you’ve been a loser. You might as well write the word bum on your resume, for that’s what you are.” The average person would throw open the door and let the thought in.…

Pimp my story

Untitled Document Ai, dis soms darem maar lekker om ‘n storie bietjie lyf te gee, bietjie aan te dik. Bietjie juice hier by en daar nog so paar nulle aanlas, dan klink dit darem alte spoggerig. Nee man, jy werk nie vir die Huisgenoot nie, hou dit oorspronklik, die waarheid vertel makliker en dis…

Unwrapping the Gifts of the…

Much has been said about Jesus’ “gift of the Cross.” But what of the other gifts? What of the nails, the crown of thorns? The garments taken by the soldiers? Have you taken time to open these gifts? He didn’t have to give us these gifts, you know. The only required act for our salvation was the…

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Celebrating Marriage

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In his fifth study of Ephesians, T. D. Jakes explores the wonder of our marriage covenant with Jesus Christ. The more we grasp all that earthly marriage is intended to be, the better we understand this most intimate of relationships with the Lord. Find answers to key issues and struggles in…

A Safe Refuge

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Instead of focusing all of our energy on everyday anxieties and pain, we need to put things into perspective. Only then can we remember: God is faithful and His love for us is never-ending! Take a journey through the 366 days of this devotional and learn how to overcome your everyday concerns, and…

Seisoene van seën

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Dit is nie altyd maklik om te ontsnap van die wêreld en sy geraas nie. Maar in die rustige teenwoordigheid van God lê die krag en seën wat ons wildste drome oortref. In Seisoene van seën plaas Andries Enslin die kol-lig op hierdie oomblikke saam met God. Met temas soos waarom stiltetyd belangrik…

Inspirational Stories

God Works…

Several years ago a businessman in his late fifties approached his pastor after listening to one of his inspiring and challenging sermons and ask, "Pastor, at my age what can I do…
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Houdini's…

Harry Houdini's name is one that is recognized by almost everyone. His claim to fame was that he was a magician and an excellent escape artist. He would free himself from…
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Then Fly, My…

"So why did you climb all the way up here to begin with?" asked the spider. "My world was so limited down there. I wanted to see what I was missing," replied the caterpillar. "And…

Mistakes

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Many people love the sweet confection called Milk Duds. It was, however, the product of a…

Five Bucks

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When I was in college I was poor. So poor, in fact, that I often found myself out of…

See any dead people?

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A couple of years ago, you may have received an e-mail about a newspaper article which…

Why Did Jesus go to the Wedding?

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Why would Jesus, on his first journey, take his followers to a party? Didn’t they have…

It's My Point Of View

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Two men fell on hard times. Try as they might, they couldn't find work. They heard that a…

The Wrong Solution

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A story tells of a merchant in a small town who had identical twin sons. The boys worked…

Afrikaanse Artikels

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Ek glo in God…

Mense sê hulle glo in God. Dit maak dan van hulle Christene, reg ? Die Bybel sê die Duiwel en sy tjommies (demone) glo ook, nou hoe dan nou? Die Bybel gaan verder deur te sê,…
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Hoekom vat dit…

Hoekom vat verandering so lank? Want:(1) Ons is stadige leerders. Hoe dikwels het jy nie misluk en gedink: "Nie alweer nie! Ek het gedink ek weet van beter." Die geskiedenis van…
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Pretending Isn’t Enough

Untitled Document A middle school music director was getting his band ready for a…
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Volg Hom

‘n Interressante feit uit ons wildrit was dat blesbokke nie wei met hulle koppe in die…
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P B P G I N F W M Y

Die lewe bestaan uit seisoene. As jy dit nie verstaan nie, sal jy gedurig gefrustreerd…
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Leafage and rootage

American President Woodrow Wilson once pointed out that "a man's rootage is more…
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Wees gereed (2)

Dit is nie goed genoeg om voor te berei nie, jy moer voorbereid bly. Ons word vertel dat…

Artikels deur Johann de Jager

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Die eerste stap

Daar het 'n hewige storm losgebars en die mense van 'n afgeleë dorpie was afgesny van die res van die wereld omrede daar 'n rivier tussen die dorp en die res van die land was. Natuurlik was hierdie nie regtig iets nuut vir die inwoners van die…
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Lootsvisse (Pilot Fish)

Een aand is ek vasgevang deur ‘n klomp jong manne op TV wat passievol is oor visvang. Ek was nogal verbaas dat een van die manne, ek skat hom so 25 jaar oud, reeds ‘n professionele hengelaar is. Hoe hulle die verskillende visse en die verskillende…
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Dis maklik om te praat

Dit slaan diep binne my hart. Die pleidooi is soos growwe skuurpapier; jy voel dit oor jou hart se kamers beweeg. Die pyn lê vlak en my moed sink eintlik vêr na benede. Hoe sê jy vir iemand, "alles is OK" as dit nie is nie? Hoe bemoedig jy vir…
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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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Baklei teen jouself

Een van my geveerde vriende het na ’n lang afwesigheid weer sy opwagting gemaak. Vir redes wat jy nou-nou sal verstaan, weet ek nie te veel van hom af nie. Ek sien hom net so in die verbygaan. Hy’s nogal vinnig. Ek weet wel dat hy aan die kleinerige…
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Die groter prentjie

As jy al vantevore op die internet gekyk het na Google Earth of selfs Google se Street View funksie, dan sou jy seker soos ek ook verbaas gestaan het oor wat die sagteware jou alles bied. Eweskielik is die hele wêreld binne bereik vanuit jou…

Humor

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Tough Teacher A school teacher injured his back and had to wear a plaster cast around the upper part of his body. It fit under his shirt and was not noticeable at all. On the…
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Scientific…

Scientific explanations by kids When scientist broke open molecules, they found they were only stuffed with atoms. But when they broke open the atoms, they found they were stuffed…

Big Sale / A…

Big Sale The department store was having a fantastic sale on sweaters, and the sportswear section was jammed with customers. The phone rang in the mail-order department and a…

Singing a Cappella / Learning to Play Golf / Acting Your Age

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Singing a Cappella "What kind of music do you sing?" "Aqua-pella." "Don't you mean a…

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Tax Office A man walked into the tax collector's office and sat down and smiled at…

What Would You Be? / A Nice Surprise / Not Enough Water

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What Would You Be? The Sunday school teacher was teaching her class about the difference…

Few Words, Respect , Corporate Change

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Few Words Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States, was popularly known…

Humor 28/08/13

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Talking Horse A jogger, running down a country road, is startled as a horse yells at him,…

Eksamenflaters

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Egipteland was bewoon deur mummies en hulle het almal in hierdie griewe geskryf. Hulle…

Humor 08/07/13

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Bible Stories Terri asked her Sunday School class to draw pictures of their favorite…

A third graders explanation of God

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Written by Danny Dutton, age 8, from Chula Vista, California, for his third grade…

Eksamenflaters

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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?'