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W@W WRAP – Week 124

At the feet of Jesus! - In our world and culture today, it seems the standard answer to the question: “How are you?” is no longer “Good – thank you”, but “Crazy busy”. This week during our Online Series: Women of the Bible 2, I was confronted with a few questions: Where do people find us when they are looking for us? What is our top priority? Are we so busy working and serving (and in many instances, doing what is right and what we were called for) that we don’t have time to love, honour, worship and learn from our Lord?

W@W WRAP – Week 124 2019-05-17T21:31:43+00:00

W@W WRAP – Week 123

To know our Heavenly Father… - We have started with a new online series on IDENTITY. Our guest speaker, Lucinda Smith presented us with a pertinent question: Do you truly know who God is? Do you know His character and nature? I’ve previously also shared this profound quote from A.W. Tozer: “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us”.

W@W WRAP – Week 123 2019-05-11T07:58:49+00:00

W@W WRAP – Week 122

Bubbling fountain of living water! - What do you thirst for most in life? Do we allow God to fill us or are we constantly running on empty – looking and searching for more in all the wrong places?

W@W WRAP – Week 122 2019-05-04T08:00:33+00:00

W@W Kids WRAP 14

Lewende hoop... - 1 Petrus 1:3 (NV): “Aan God, die Vader van ons Here Jesus Christus, kom al die lof toe! In sy groot ontferming het Hy ons die nuwe lewe geskenk deur die opstanding van Jesus Christus uit die dood. Nou het ons 'n lewende hoop...”

W@W Kids WRAP 14 2019-05-01T19:03:57+00:00

W@W WRAP – Week 121

Extravagant love… - During this special Easter time, I was reminded again of the greatest act of LOVE in all of history. Our Lord not only extended His grace and loving-kindness, but laid down His life, to defeat sin and death so that we can have eternal life! As I considered our Lord’s LOVE, it triggered a question in my mind: Do we truly love others the way Jesus loves us?

W@W WRAP – Week 121 2019-05-04T00:41:15+00:00

W@W WRAP – Week 120

Eternal glory! - As we prepare to celebrate the most significant event in history… I stopped for a moment to reflect on the meaning of Easter. What does Easter mean to you? The death of Jesus? An empty tomb? A Risen Christ?

W@W WRAP – Week 120 2019-04-27T00:59:16+00:00

W@W WRAP – Week 119

To see God… - What is the condition of your heart? If you are really open and honest with yourself today, would you describe your heart as being pure – undivided, set-apart, focused and controlled by God? As Solomon prompts us in Proverbs 4:23 (TPT): “So above all, guard the affections of your heart, for they affect all that you are”.

W@W WRAP – Week 119 2019-04-12T20:59:56+00:00

W@W WRAP – Week 118

The hall of faith… - I was reflecting on FAITH and reading through the well-known Hebrews 11 – the so-called “Great Hall of Faith”. I have a burning question on my heart for us today: Is our faith strong enough, do we truly trust God completely, to get our names recorded in GOD’s HALL OF FAITH?

W@W WRAP – Week 118 2019-04-06T07:55:00+00:00

W@W Kids WRAP 13

Vertrou op Jesus... - Spreuke 3:5-6(NLV): “Vertrou op die Here met alles wat jy het. Moenie staatmaak op jou eie insigte nie. Vra na die wil van God in alles wat jy doen. Hy sal die regte pad vir jou wys”.

W@W Kids WRAP 13 2019-04-01T19:04:59+00:00

W@W WRAP – Week 117

God is in our breakthrough… - We are well into this year, seeing nature changing and preparing for new seasons… This recently caused me to halt for a few seconds and take stock. We are all excited and energised at the beginning of a new year, hopeful about fulfilling our goals and dreams for the year. Upon reflecting, I was aware that we sometimes later find ourselves feeling a little discouraged, our souls cast down, as we realise how busy life has been; and how we may not be as far advanced with our plans and dreams as we prayed and believed we would…

W@W WRAP – Week 117 2019-03-29T22:11:40+00:00
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