Recently having been at the coast, spending time just marveling at the magnificent beauty of the ocean, water has been on my mind. Water has many essential uses, one being that it cleans. It washes away dirt and blemishes, even stubborn stains after being washed repeatedly. In the same way God’s Word, who is also Jesus, washes us. We are cleansed when we receive Him and the written Word. We must read it, hear it, study to understand it, allow The Holy Spirit to reveal its truth to us and apply it to our lives daily. Just like we need[...]
Part 3: She understands the power of her words to shape and create her world
She understands that her tongue can speak death into her marriage, into her world. She also understands that her tongue can speak life into her marriage, into her world. It has the power to create, build or destroy. Proverbs 18:21 NLT The tongue can bring death or life; those who love to talk will reap the consequences. Words can build a staircase to heaven or dig a deep pit to hell in your marriage. She knows this because the Bible says she “speaks with wisdom and faithful instruction is on her tongue”. Proverbs 31:26 NIV. The NLT says “kindness”. Proverbs[...]
Marriage goals for 2018
Please consider attending this DVD-based marriage course called “A Biblical Portrait of Marriage” by Dr Bruce Wilkinson as part of your marriage goals for 2018 if you reside in the Northern Johannesburg area or if you have a friend in the area and you can encourage them to attend. It will be held at the Indaba Hotel. It is 2.5hours every Friday for nine weeks starting 2 February and it will change your marriage if you allow the Holy Spirit to convict you and then apply the principles. It covers topics such as Leaving, Cleaving, Role of the Husband as[...]
Living Single – things to leave in 2017
Dating is awkward. Getting to know someone with the intention of hopefully dating them someday which will eventually result in marriage is awkward. Dating as a Christian is awkward. It’s a lot of awkward, LOL! So seeing as the year has just begun, I decided to make a list of things single people, myself included, should leave in 2017 to avoid heartbreak from unmet expectations. Some of this is from personal experience and some from conversations I have had with friends and acquaintances over the years. Here we go: 1. “We’re talking” –This is very popular among millennials. We seem[...]
January 2018
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