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Dailiness: Discovering the Sacredness in the Ordinary

Blessed be the Lord,Who daily loads us with benefits,The God of our salvation!(Ps 68:19)Carpe diem is a Latin aphorism, usually translated “seize the day”, taken from book 1 of the Roman poet Horace’s work Odes (23 BC).In Horace, the phrase is part of the longer carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero, which can…

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Eliminate the sin of partiality

Acts 17:26 and He made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed times and the boundaries of their habitation. God gave the boundaries, and we ARE different, WE ARE NOT CALLED TO BECOME COLORBLIND, BUT COLOR SHOULD NOT EFFECT THE WAY WE TREAT/FAVOR/LOVE PEOPLE…

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Put back the holy in ordinary secular work

Key scripture: Mat 5:16 “may your good works glorify your father in heaven” (1 Corinthians 10:31 ESV). Do all to the Glory of GodOne of the key concepts of the Reformation was coram Deo: all of life is lived “before the face of God.” In other words, there was no separation between the sacred and the secular…

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Discover what makes God happy – Multiplication

We often equate faithfulness with being steadfast, consistency, being dependable, reliable, dependable, loyal, true, trustworthy, devoted, truthful. Jesus equates faithfulness with something else – multiplication. Whatever God gives to us, He expects us to multiply and present it back to Him. John BevereThe Parable of the 10 Virgins (Mat 25:1–13) does not reveal the meaning of “taking oil…

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Die Tiende Vraagstuk

DIE TIENDE VRAAGSTUKDie vraag oor tiende is soos die weegskaal vraagstuk in vele mense se lewens. Ek weet ek moet ʼn sekere gewig weeg, maar ek weet ook dat daai syfer nooit ʼn realiteit op my skaal gaan word nie, so ek bly maar stil en praat nooit daaroor nie. Niemand moet ook weet wat ek weeg nie, dis uiters belangrik…

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Wie is my Navolger? Wie los jy in jou plek, wanneer jy weg is?

Wie is my Navolger?PATTERN YOURSELVES after me [follow my example], as I imitate and follow Christ (the Messiah). 1 Cor 11:1 Wie is jou navolgers? Kan jy ook hierdie vers met oortuiging vir jou kinders en volgelinge sê? In terme van Leierskap sê John Maxwell; “If you leading and no one is following, you’re only taking a…

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5 Goeie redes hoekom jy nie ‘n erediens moet mis nie

5 Goeie redes hoekom jy nie ‘n erediens moet mis nie. Hoekom kom Christine op ‘n Sondag byeen? In die reformasie van die kerk ontdek ons ou waarhede, en maak dit weer nuut en relevant vir vandag. Die gevaar is : in die klem wat outomaties saam met die nuut gaan, die hedendaagse goeie tradisies te minag of te vergeet. Ek…

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