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The Fourth Man

In Daniel Chapter 3, we read that Nebuchadnezzar threw three men into a super-heated furnace. But to his surprise they did not die. Instead, a fourth Man appeared, walking with them in the middle of the furnace. Who wasthisfourth Man who exercised such power over the flames that when the three men finally came out […]

The Humility of God

The wood of the vine I would like to talk about the humility of God, and I want to start with an unusual Scripture from the Old Testament – Ezekiel Chapter 15. Ezek 15:2“Son of man, how is the wood of the vine better than any wood of a branch which is among the trees […]

How long, Oh Lord?

Original article written as an encouragement to farmers at the height of the farm invasions in Zimbabwe on 29th December 2002. This question was the subject of most earnest prayers of many righteous men. How long is it that wickedness should seem to prosper? Jeremiah cries out to God, Jer 12:1 “… Why has the […]

Father’s Emotional Response to the Crucifixion

Recently the Holy Spirit opened my eyes to something I had never seen before. What was our Heavenly Father’s emotional response to the cruel torture and crucifixion of His dearly beloved Son, Jesus Christ? In the last 20 years or more, Mandy and I have often been involved in visiting and counselling thousands of people(mostly […]

Saturated with the Holy Spirit

It is Pentecost and I want to take a look at how Pentecost affects us today and the times we’re living in – uncertain times – almost 2000 years after that first great Pentecost day. Is it still relevant? Does it still affect us? After preaching his sermon on the day of Pentecost in Acts […]

The Heart of Man – Part 3

I often talk about the heart, and today I would like to share another aspect of the theme of the heart with you. Let’s begin with a Scripture which I often used at the beginning of the series. Matt 12:33 “Either make the tree good, and its fruit good; or make the tree bad, and […]

The Heart of Man – Part 2

Recap We continue with the series of the heart of man and this is Part 2 of that Bible study. Before we start, I would like to recap on last week’s discussion and briefly repeat some of the Scriptures. We began with Matthew 15 where Jesus says, Matt 15:8“This people honors Me with their lips, […]

The Heart of Man – Part 1

I would like to discuss something that is very dear to me, and the understanding of which radically changed my own life. It is something that the Lord revealed to me in Zimbabwe and that I taught weekly for about six months in the Dutch Reformed Church where I was a minister. The more I […]

Principles of a Happy Marriage – Study 3: The Gender Issue

Thank you for the comments received on my last article regarding gender. I apologise for not explaining. You see, I’m a man. All my experiences have been from that perspective. When I teach, I like to teach from personal experience, and though I can tell you what the Bible says about the woman’s roll in […]

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