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Devotionals

What Do We Do to Him

The soldiers’ assignment was simple. Take the Nazarene to the hill and kill him. But they wanted to have some fun first. Strong, armed soldiers circled an exhausted, nearly dead, Galilean carpenter and beat up on him. The beating was commanded. The crucifixion was ordered. But the spitting?…

Grace

The wasted years of life. The poor choices of life. God answers the mess of life with one word: grace! We talk as though we understand the term. But do we really understand it? Here’s my hunch: we’ve settled for wimpy grace. It politely occupies a phrase in a hymn, fits nicely on a church sign.…

Trust and do good

Psm 37:3 "Trust (lean on, rely on, and be confident) in the Lord and do good; so shall you dwell in the land and feed surely on His faithfulness, and truly you shall be fed." Many of us spend far too much time trying to figure out how we can get blessings for ourselves. People sometimes spend their…

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Revolutionary Parenting

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If you’re looking for a one-size-fits-all instruction manual on how to be a great parent, it doesn’t exist … Revolutionary Parenting is all about raising kids with life-impacting faith. George Barna surveyed thriving adult Christians and discovered the essential steps their parents took to raise…

Wenplan vir jou kind se lewe

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Ouerskap vandag is moeiliker as ooit tevore. Kinders staan onder druk wat voorheen ongehoord was. En die druk rus ook op ouers om hul kinders te lei en ondersteun. Jannie Putter kyk in Wenplan vir jou kind se lewe in 13 hoofstukke na waardevolle temas soos “Wie is jy?”, “Hoe bou ek my kind se…

Only 24 Hours!

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Sometimes being busy seems like the theme of our lives, and it’s overwhelming. At other times, telling people we’re busy makes it sound like we matter – as if we are extra important. Either way, a crazy busy life isn’t what God intended when He sent His Son to give us life to the full. Who better…

Inspirational Stories

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Amelia…

Amelia Mary Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and is remembered for her courage, vision and groundbreaking achievements. Setting numerous records…
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How Far Can…

Sam, an old man, was a witness in a burglary case. The defense lawyer asked Sam, "Did you see my client commit this burglary?" "Yes," said Sam , "I saw him plainly take the…
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Deal or no…

A man entered my father's diesel-repair shop, said he was a driver from a trucking fleet and suggested, "How about adding a few extra parts to the bill for this truck repair?…

Send it All!

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B&O Railroad Museum in BaltimoreMy 4-year old son, Declan, loves trains. He enjoys seeing…

People are significant

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The author of the following article is unknown to me: "During my second month of nursing…

A Child Shall Lead Them

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From time to time I travel to town from my new found country home. On this particular…

Every Problem Has a Gift

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Writer Richard Bach says, “Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.” I don't always…

Beyond the Storm

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It was evening as I climbed aboard the jumbo jet. I was tired. It had been a hectic,…

The Blind Man

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One day, there was a blind man sitting on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet…

Afrikaanse Artikels

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Die skryfster Stormie Omartian het grootgeword met 'n ma wat haar vertel het dat sy nutteloos is. Sy het Stormie in 'n kas toegesluit omdat sy "dit nie kon verduur om na haar te…
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Maak 'n…

Daar word 'n verhaal vertel van Elzéard Bouffier, 'n wewenaar van 55 jaar wat in 1910 in 'n Franse dorpie gewoon het en omring was deur armoede en moedeloosheid. Hy het besluit om…
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Cut It Down, And Forget It

In his book, “Lee: The Last Years,” Charles Bracelen Flood reports that after the Civil…
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Hoe praat jy oor jouself?

Stories en taal vertel iets van jou menswees en persoonlikheid. As jy aanhoudend negatief…
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This is Heaven

An 85-year-old couple, having been married almost 60 years, died in a car crash. They had…
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The Treasures Of King Jesus

On November 27, 1922, archaeologist Howard Carter and his patron, British Lord Carnarvon,…
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Oorgawe (2)

Ons ontvang drie groot voordele wanneer ons God se voorskrifte volg. Eerstens, vrede:…

Artikels deur Johann de Jager

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Nasionale Diensplig

Watter verpestelike gedagte was hierdie darem nie vir seker maar die meeste van ons nie. Hier van Grd 8 af het jy geweet daar kom 'n dag waaroor jy nie veel seggenskap het nie. Jy het altyd stories gehoor by die jonger seuns wat broers gehad het en…
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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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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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Vrygemaak om te lewe

Die tekenprentjie hiernaas het my nogal aan die dink gesit. Ek was so ietwat onseker of ek dit moet plaas, want soos met skilpad, wat in die animasie prent, “The Hedge”, altyd sê hy kry so ‘n snaakse gevoel in sy stertjie as iets nie reg voel nie…
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Live up to your challenges

I was following Britain's Got Talent on the internet after seeing Susan Boyle's performance on YouTube. You would probably know her name by now as she made headlines all over the world and also registered 175 million hits on YouTube. Although her…
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“Dis nou genoeg!”

Hulle teenwoordigheid in ‘n winkelkompleks is genoeg om enige persoon ongemaklik te laat voel. Onwillekeurig voel jy soms ongemaklik met hulle rondom jou. Jy voel ongelooflik kwesbaar & weerloos. Jy het definitief al by hulle verbygeloop in die…

Humor

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A-POLITICAL APHORISMS The problem with political jokes is they get elected. (Henry Cate, VII) We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. (Aesop) If we…
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Girlfriend’s…

Girlfriend’s expensive education As a man was walking down the street, he saw one of his friends, looking glum. “What’s the matter, buddy?” “Oh, it’s my girlfriend.” “What’s the…
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"62nd Birthday" My young grandson called the other day to wish me Happy Birthday. He asked me how old I was and I told him, "Sixty-two." He was quiet for a moment, then he asked,…

"Last One Comeback" / Cat Joke / Art Good News/Band News

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"Last One Comeback" A widow, recently married to a widower, was accosted by a friend who…

Get Well Soon / Do Something! / Jerk

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Get Well Soon A motorcycle patrolman was rushed to the hospital with an inflamed…

Trial options, Enough, Truthful

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Trial options A defendant was asked if he wanted a bench trial or a jury trial. "Jury…

"Nice Boyfriend" / "Zoo Thank You" / Work relations

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“Nice Boyfriend" One night a teenage girl brought her new boyfriend home to meet her…

Humor 31/08/2011

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Health Priorities Two patients limp into two different medical clinics with the same…

Class Reunion / Leftovers / Stranded

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Class Reunion He hadn't been to a class reunion in decades. When he walked into the…

Dinosaur Highway / Dad and Surgeon / Major League Snacks

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Dinosaur Highway A goober was taking the tour of a national park not long ago. The ranger…

Following Orders

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As team leader of the Police Tactics & Rescue Unit, I directed officers late one night to…

Dentist, Password, Encouragement

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Dentist Patient: How much will it cost me to have this tooth extracted? Dentist: R750…

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

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?'