Category Archives: Promises

MY TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTION

“O Lord, you are our Father.  We are the clay and you are the Potter.  We are all formed by your hand” For many years I felt that in making me God had got stuck on the kneading and moulding … Continue reading

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GOD DOES NOT CALL THE QUALIFIED, HE QUALIFIES THE CALLED

The author Henri Nouwen wrote:  “Over the years, I have come to realise that the greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity, or power, but self-rejection”. Self-rejection takes the form of that little voice in our heads that … Continue reading

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PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING

Father God, we come before you today with thanksgiving in our hearts and with the assurance that even though the grass withers and the flowers fall, your word, Lord, stands forever and will never fail us. We thank you Lord … Continue reading

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A VERSE IN SUPPORT OF EPIPHANY NUMBER THREE

 “Why are you downcast, O my soul?” (Psalm 43:5) “COME AND LISTEN, ALL YOU WHO FEAR GOD; LET ME TELL YOU WHAT HE HAS DONE FOR ME. I CRIED OUT TO HIM WITH MY MOUTH; HIS PRAISE WAS ON MY … Continue reading

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DEATH AS A GIFT

In the month of December 2014, a total number of 1 184 people died on the roads in South Africa. During this Christmas period my family and I took a drive one night to go and look at the Christmas … Continue reading

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ELEVEN YEARS LATER

“It was whilst I was reading the Book of Exodus that I realized there was still plenty of hope left for me to become the person God created me to be. Like Moses’ example showed me, it was not going … Continue reading

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2015

“You shall not go out with haste…for the Lord will go before you, and the God of Israel will be your rear guard”. (Isaiah 52:12) “Our yesterdays hold broken and irreversible things for us. It is true that we have … Continue reading

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WHY DOESN’T GOD HEAR MY PRAYER?

How many times have we asked the following question and heard other people ask the same question: “Why doesn’t God hear my prayer? Why doesn’t He answer me?” Some of our prayer requests may be quite selfish but the majority of … Continue reading

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A TEST….

  Pastor and author, John Ortberg, was very good friends with the philosopher Dallas Willard, and he recounts how he phoned him up once when he was in deep despair and said: “Hey Dallas.  My heart is breaking.  I cannot … Continue reading

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GIVING THANKS FOR UNANSWERED PRAYER!

One of the worst times in my life was when I felt that God had let me down by not answering one of my prayers. From as far back as I can remember I had always wanted to be a … Continue reading

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