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7 ways how you can make you relationships more spiritual.

I believe our deepest desire for oneness and intimacy in relationships can only be met on a spiritual level. Although there is much to explore and discover on an emotional, and psychological level, the most neglected connection is a spiritual one. Our Spiritual connection is also our eternal bond, the permanency we all seek in intimate relationships.God is a…

Marriage Covenant

The Marriage Covenant

“The strength of a nation lies in the houses of its people” —Abraham LincolnThe Hebrew word for covenant is beriyth, which means “a solemn agreement with binding force.” Though its etymology is uncertain, beriyth may come from a root word meaning “to cut.” The connotation is that of a cutting of the flesh causing blood to flow out; thus…

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God favours the not-good-enough

God favors the not-the-good-enough! David was not Samuel’s first choice. (1 Sam 16) Paul reminds the church in Corinth, “Not too many wise and noble” (1 Cor 1:26) The disciples Jesus chose did not make the mark of the Rabbi’s who would visit every town, searching for possible young candidates to follow in their…

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Eternal Perspectives – Eternal Judgement

Eternal judgment is one of the basic doctrines of the church of God. Hebrews 6:1-2. Eternal judgment is equal in importance to repentance, faith, baptism, etc. Webster’s New World Dictionary defines judgment as “a legal decision, order or sentence given by a judge.” In eternal judgment, God decides a person’s reward or punishment for all eternity…

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Eternal Perspectives – Generations

ETERNAL GENERATIONAL MULTIPLICATIONGod’s grace is always in the now. (Every day has its own trouble Mat 6:34 His mercies are new every morning Lam 3:22-23) The truth is a paradox where two opposing truths are equal in value and importance. The opposite truth to living in the now is focusing on eternity.  We are living…

Marriage Covenant

Hou verhoudings heilig deur die Leiding vd Heilige Gees

Ek is met ’n man getroud wat regtig die 1 Kor 13 pad van die liefde stap. In ons bediening het ek dit al telkemale beleef (hy is geduldig, vriendelik en soms uiters lankmoedig)l. En dit het my tot die besef laat kom, ons stap nie graag weg van mense nie, maar hulle kan (vir watter rede ook al…

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What to do when God feels distant

We all regularly experience moments where God feels distant. There is a difference between sin and sins. Ultimately sin is our arrogance to break relationship and union with God, thinking we can live without Him. Sins are the things we do as a result of a broken relationship. But we have made peace with God through Christ Jesus. Rom 5…

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WALK – Holiness, poverty, and relationship-reform

Caring for the Poor, Biblical Mandate: Summery of “When helping hurts” How to alleviate poverty without hurting the poor and yourself. Steve CorbettWhat was the focus of Jesus’ Ministry? Luke 4:17–21 NKJVAnd He was handed the book of the prophet Isaiah. And when He had opened the book, He found the place where it was written…