Monday, 30 March 2015

A CRIPPLED WOMAN HEALED ON THE SABBATH. / 'N KRANKE VROU GENEES OP DIE SABBAT.

Tuesday 31 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Matthew 24:44]
"So you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect Him."

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
A CRIPPLED WOMAN HEALED ON THE SABBATH:
1. English - (New International Version)
[Luke 13:10-17]
10. On a Sabbath, Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues,
11. And a woman was there who had been crippled by a spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not straighten up at all. 
12. When Jesus saw her, He called her forward and said to her: "Woman, you are set free from your infirmity."
13. Then He put His hands on her, and immediately she straightened up and praised God."
14. Indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, the synagogue ruler said to the people: "There are six days for work. So come and be healed on those days, not on the Sabbath."
15. The Lord answered him: "You hypocrites! Doesn't each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or donkey from the stall and lead it out to give it water?
16. "Then, should not this woman, a daughter of Abraham, whom satan has kept bound for eighteen long years, be set free from this bond on the Sabbath day?"
17. When He said this, all His opponents were humiliated, but the people were delighted with all the wonderful things He was doing.  
 
Dinsdag 31 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Matthéüs 24:44]
"Daarom moet julle ook gereed wees, want die Seun van die Mens kom op 'n uur dat julle dit nie verwag nie."

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
'N KRANKE VROU OP DIE SABBAT GENEES:
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 13:10-17]
10. En Hy was besig om op die Sabbat in een van die sinagoges te leer. 
11. En daar was 'n vrou wat 'n gees van krankheid agtien jaar lank gehad het, en sy  was inmekaargetrek en glad nie in staat om regop te kom nie. 
12. En toe Jesus haar sien, roep Hy haar en sê:  "Vrou, jy is van jou krankheid verlos!" 
13. En Hy het haar die hande opgelê, en onmiddellik het sy regop gestaan, en God verheerlik. 
14. Maar die owerste van die sinagoge, wat verontwaardig was dat Jesus op die Sabbat genees het, antwoord en sê vir die skare: "Daar is ses dae waarop 'n mens behoort te werk; kom dan op die dae en laat julle genees, en nie op die sabbatdag nie."
15. Toe antwoord die Here hom en sê: "Jou geveinsde, maak elkeen van julle nie op die Sabbat sy os of esel van die krip los en lei hom weg om hom te laat drink nie?
16. "Maar hierdie vrou, wat 'n dogter van Abraham is, wat die satan -- dink daaraan! -- agtien jaar lank gebind het, moet sy nie van hierdie band op die Sabbatdag verlos word nie?
17. En toe Hy dit sê, het al Sy teëstanders beskaamd geword; en die hele skare was bly oor al die heerlike dinge wat deur Hom gebeur het."
  
(God willing and by His marvellous grace and mercy, I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can.    /
As dit die wil van God is en deur Sy wonderbare genade en barmhartigheid, sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)

I wish to thank John Hagee Ministries for the  wonderful and appropriate photos on their webbsite, that I can use as illustrations.  

Sunday, 29 March 2015

REPENT OR PERISH. / BEKEER OF KOM OM.

Monday 30 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Matthew 24:35]
"Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away."

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
REPENT OR PERISH:
1. English - (New International Version)
[Luke 13:1-5]
1. Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices. 
2. Jesus answered: "Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered this way? 
3. "I tell you, no! But unless you repent, you too will all perish!
4. "Or those eighteen who died when the tower in Siloam fell on them - do you think they were more guilty than all the others living in Jerusalem?
5. "I tell you, no! But unless you repent, you too will all perish."
 
Maandag 30 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Matthéüs 24:35]
"Die hemel en die aarde sal verbygaan, maar My woorde sal nooit verbygaan nie." 

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
BEKEER OF KOM OM;
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 1-5]
1. En in dieselfde tyd was daar mense teenwoordig wat Hom berig gebring het van die Galiléërs, wie se bloed Pilatus met hulle offers gemeng het. 
2. En Jesus antwoord en sê vir hulle: "Dink julle dat hierdie Galiléërs groter sondaars was as al die Galiléërs, omdat hulle sulke dinge gely het?
3. "Nee, sê Ek vir julle; maar as julle jul nie bekeer nie, sal julle net so omkom. 
4. "Of daardie agttien op wie die toring van Silóam geval en hulle gedood het - dink julle dat hulle meer skuldig was as al die mense wat in Jerusalem woon? 
5. "Nee, sê Ek vir julle; maar as julle jul nie bekeer nie, sal julle almal net so omkom."

(DV. I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can.  /
DV. Sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)

This beautiful and unusual photo was kindly supplied by:
          Martin Heigan. 



Saturday, 28 March 2015

JESUS: NOT PEACE, BUT DIVISION. / JESUS: NIE VREDE NIE, MAAR VERDEELDHEID.


Sunday 29 March 2015.
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Matthew 24:30,31]
30. "Then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and then the tribes of the earth will mourn and beat their breasts and lament in anguish, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven, with power and great glory (in brilliancy and splendour).
31. "And He will send out His angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather His elect (His chosen ones) from the four winds, (even) from one end of the universe to the other."

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
[Luke12:49-53]
49. "I have come to cast fire upon the earth, and how I wish that it were already kindled!
50. "I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and how greatly and sorely I Am urged on (impelled, constrained) until it is accomplished! 
51. "Do you suppose that I have come to give peace upon earth? No, I say to you, but rather division;
52. "For from now on in one house, there will be five divided (among themselves), thee against two, and two against three. 
53. "They will be divided, father against son, and son against father; mother against daughter and daughter against mother; mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law, and daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law."

Sondag 29 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Matthéüs 24:30,31]
30. "En dan sal die teken van die Seun van die Mens in die hemel verskyn, en dan sal al die stamme van die aarde rou bedryf en die Seun van die Mens sien kom op die wolke van die hemel, met groot krag en heerlikheid. 
31. En Hy sal Sy engele uitstuur met groot trompetgeluid, en hulle sal Sy uitverkorenes versamel uit die vier windstreke, van die een einde van die hemele tot die ander einde daarvan."

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
[Lukas 12:49-53]
49. "Ek het gekom om vuur op die aarde te werp, en hoe wens Ek dat dit al aangesteek was!
50. "Maar Ek het 'n doop om mee gedoop te word, en hoe benoud word Ek totdat dit volbring is!
51. "Dink julle Ek het gekom om vrede op die aarde te gee? Nee, sê Ek vir julle, maar eerder verdeeldheid!
52. "Want van nou af sal daar vyf in een huis verdeeld wees, drie teen twee en twee teen drie. 
53. "Die vader sal verdeeld wees teen die seun, en die seun teen die vader; die moeder teen die dogter en die dogter teen die moeder; die skoonmoeder teen haar skoondogter, en die skoondogter teen haar skoonmoeder."

Many thanks to John Hagee Ministries for the very affective photo!  
(God willing and by His marvellous grace and mercy, I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can.    /
As dit die wil van God is en deur Sy wonderbare genade en barmhartigheid, sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)

Friday, 27 March 2015

THE FAITHFUL AND WISE MANAGER. / DIE GETROUE EN VERSTANDIGE BESTUURDER.

Saturday 28 March 2015.
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Matthew 24:21,22]
21. "For then there will be great tribulation (affliction, distress, and oppression), such as has not been from the beginning of the world until now -- no, and never will be (again.) 
22. "And if those days had not been shortened, no human being would endure and survive, but for the sake of the elect (God's chosen ones) those days will be shortened."

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
THE FAITHFUL AND WISE MANAGER:
1. English - (Amplified Bible Version)
[Luke 12:42-48]
42. And the Lord said: "Who then is that faithful steward, the wise man whom his master will set over those in his household service, to supply them their allowance of food at the appointed time? 
43. "Blessed, (happy, to be envied) is that servant whom his master finds so doing when he arrives. 
44. "Truly I tell you, he will set him in charge over all his possessions.  
45. "But if that servant says in his heart: 'My master is late in coming,' and begins to strike the menservants and maids, and to eat and drink and get drunk -
46. "The master of that servant will come on a day that he does not expect him, and at an hour of which he does not know, and he will punish him, and cut him off and assign his lot with the unfaithful. 
47. "And that servant who knew his master's will but did not get ready, or act as he would wish to act, shall be beaten with many (lashes).
48. "But he who did not know and did things worthy of a beating, shall be beaten with few (lashes). For everyone to which much is given, of him shall much be required; and to whom men entrust much, they will demand and require all the more." 

Saterdag 28 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Matthéüs 24:21,22]
21. "Want dan sal daar groot verdrukking wees, soos daar van die begin van die wêreld af tot nou toe nie gewees het, en ook nooit sal wees nie. 
22. "En as daardie dae nie verkort was  nie, sou geen vlees gered word nie, maar ter wille van die uitverkorenes sal daardie dae verkort word."

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
DIE GETROUE EN VERSTANDIGE BESTUURDER:
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 12:42-48]
42. En die Here sê: "Wie is dan die getroue en verstandige bestuurder wat die Heer oor Sy diensvolk sal aanstel om hulle rantsoen op tyd te gee? 
43. "Gelukkig is daardie dienskneg vir wie  sy heer as hy kom, so besig sal vind.  
44. "Waarlik, ek sê vir julle: hy sal hom oor al sy besittings aanstel. 
45. "Maar as daardie dienskneg in sy hart sê: 'My heer talm om te kom,' en hy die diensknegte en diensmaagde begin slaan, en begin eet en drink en dronk word -
46. "Dan sal die heer van daardie dienskneg kom op 'n dag dat hy dit nie verwag nie, en op 'n uur dat hy dit nie weet nie, en sal hom pynig en hom 'n deelgenoot maak van die ontroues. 
47. "En daardie dienskneg wat die wil van sy heer geken het, en nie klaargemaak of volgens sy wil gedoen het nie, sal met baie slae geslaan word. 
48. "Maar hy wat nie geweet het nie, en gedoen het wat slae verdien, sal met min slae geslaan word. En elkeen aan wie veel gegee is, van hom sal veel gevorder word; en aan wie hulle veel toevertrou het, van hom sal hulle oorvloediger eis."

(DV. I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can. 
      /
DV. Sal ek die Woord met u deel, so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan. 

This beautiful photo of Cape point (S.A) was kindly supplied by Rosan Marais.  


Thursday, 26 March 2015

THE SON OF MAN WILL COME AT AN HOUR WHEN YOU DO NOT EXPECT HIM. / DIE SEUN VAN DIE MENS SAL KOM OP 'N UUR WANNEER JY HOM NIE VERWAG NIE.

Friday 27 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Matthew 24:9-13)
9. "Then they will hand you over to suffer affliction and tribulation, and put you to death and you will be hated by all nations for My Name's sake. 
10, "And then many will be offended and repelled and will begin to distrust and desert (Him Whom they ought to
trust and obey) and will stumble and fall away, and betray one another, and pursue one another with hatred. 
11. "And many false prophets will rise up, and deceive and lead many into error. 
12. "And the love of the great body of people will grow cold, because of the multiplied lawlessness and iniquity. 
13. "But he who endures to the end, will be saved."

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
THE SON OF MAN WILL COME AT AN HOUR WHEN YOU DO NOT EXPECT HIM:
1. English - (Amplified Bible Version)
[Luke 12:35-40]
35. "Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning;
36. And be like men who are waiting for their master to return home from the marriage feast, so that when he returns from the wedding and comes and knocks, they may open to him immediately. 
37. "Blessed, (happy, fortunate and to be envied), are those servants whom the master finds awake and alert and waiting and watching when he comes. Truly I say to you, he will gird himself and have them recline at table and will come and serve them. 
38. "If he comes in the second watch (before midnight) or third watch (after midnight), and finds them so, (happy, fortunate and to be envied) are those servants!
39. "But of this be assured: if the householder had known at what time the burglar was coming, he would have been awake and alert and watching, and would not have permitted his house to be dug through and broken into. 
40. "You also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour and a moment when you do not anticipate it."

Vrydag 27 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Matthéüs 24:9-13)
9. "Dan sal hulle jul aan verdrukking oorgee en julle doodmaak; en julle sal deur al die nasies gehaat word ter wille van My Naam.
10. "En dan sal baie tot struikel gebring word, en mekaar verraai en mekaar haat. 
11. "En baie valse profete sal opstaan en baie mislei. 
12. "En omdat die ongeregtigheid vermeerder word, sal die liefde van die meeste verkoel. 
13. "Maar wie volhard tot die einde toe, sal gered word."

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
DIE SEUN VAN DIE MENS SAL KOM OP 'N UUR WANNEER JY HOM NIE VERWAG NIE:
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 12:35-40]
35. "Laat julle heupe omgord wees en julle lampe aan die brand. 
36. "En julle moet wees soos mense wat op hulle heer wag wanneer hy van die bruilof terugkom, sodat hulle dadelik vir hom kan  oopmaak as hy kom en aanklop. 
37. "Gelukkig is daardie diensknegte vir wie  die heer wakker sal vind as hy kom. Ek sê vir julle: hy sal hom omgord en hulle aan tafel laat gaan en hulle kom bedien. 
38. "En as hy in die tweede (voor middernag) of die derde nagwaak (na middernag kom, en dit so vind - gelukkig is daardie diensknegte. 
39. "Maar weet dit: as die huisheer weet in watter uur die dief sou kom, sou hy gewaak het en nie in sy huis laat inbreek het nie. 
40. "Julle moet dan ook gereed wees, omdat die Seun van die Mens kom op 'n uur dat julle dit nie verwag nie."

(God willing and by His marvellous grace and mercy, I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can.    /
As dit die wil van God is en deur Sy wonderbare genade en barmhartigheid, sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)
Many thanks to (haventoday.org) for the pivilege to be able to use this beautiful and inspiring photo. Kindly brought to my attention and supplied by Aletta Oliver. 


Wednesday, 25 March 2015

YOUR FATHER KNOWS WHAT YOU NEED. / JOU VADER WEET WAT JY NODIG HET.

Thursday 26 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Matthew 24:7:9]
7. "For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in place after place; 
8. "All this is but the beginning (the early pains) of the birth pangs (of the intolerable anguish).
9. "Then they will hand you over to suffer affliction and tribulation and put you to death, and you will be hated by all nations for My Name's sake."
 
MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
YOUR FATHER KNOWS WHAT YOU NEED:
1. English - (Amplified Bible Version)
[Luke 12:29-34]
29. "And you, do not seek (by meditating and reasoning to inquire into) what you are to eat and what you are to drink; nor be of anxious (troubled) mind (unsettled, excited, worried, and in suspence);
30. "For all the pagan world is (greedily) seeking these things, and Your Father knows that you need them. 
31. "Only aim at and strive for and seek His kingdom, and all these things shall be supplied to you also. 
32. "Do not be seized with alarm and struck with fear, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom!
33. "Sell what you possess and give donations to the poor; provide yourselves with purses and handbags that do not grow old, an unfailing and inexhaustible treasure in the heavens, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 
34. "For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also."

Donderdag 26 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Matthéüs 24:7-9]
7. "Want die een nasie sal teen die ander opstaan en die een koninkryk teen die ander; en daar sal hongersnode wees en pessiektes en aardbewings op verskillende plekke. 
8. "Maar al hierdie dinge is 'n begin van die smarte. 
9. "Dan sal hulle jul aan verdrukking oorgee en julle doodmaak; en julle sal deur al die nasies gehaat word ter wille van My Naam."

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
JOU VADER WEET WAT JY NODIG HET:
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 12:29-34]
29. "Julle moet ook nie soek wat julle sal eet of wat julle sal drink nie, en julle nie ongerus maak nie;
30. "Want al hierdie dinge soek die nasies van die wêreld, en julle Vader weet dat julle hierdie dinge nodig het. 
31. "Maar soek die koninkryk van God, en al hierdie dinge sal vir julle bygevoeg word. 
32. "Moenie vrees nie, klein kuddetjie, want julle Vader het 'n welbehae daarin gehad om aan julle die koninkryk te gee.  
33. "Verkoop julle besittings en gee aalmoese; maak vir julle beurse wat nie oud word nie, 'n skat in die hemel wat onuitputlik is, waar geen dief by kom of mot verteer nie. 
34. "Want waar julle skat is, daar sal julle hart ook wees."

(God willing and by His marvellous grace and mercy, I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can.    /
As dit die wil van God is en deur Sy wonderbare genade en barmhartigheid, sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)
This photo of beauty and grandeur was kindly supplied by:
         Martin Heigan. 



 

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

DO NOT WORRY. / MOENIE BEKOMMERD WEES NIE.

Woensdag 25 March 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[1 Thessalonisense 5:22,23]
22. Onthou julle van elke vorm van kwaad. 
23. En mag Hy, die God van vrede, julle volkome heilig maak, en mag julle gees en siel en liggaam geheel en al onberispelik bewaar word by die wederkoms van onse Here Jesus Christus!

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
MOENIE BEKOMMERD WEES NIE:
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 12:22-28]
22. En Hy het aan Sy dissipels gesê: "Daarom sê Ek vir julle: Moenie julle kwel oor julle lewe, wat julle sal eet, of oor jul  liggaam, wat julle sal aantrek nie. 
23. "Die lewe is meer as die voedsel en die liggaam as die klere. 
24. "Kyk na die kraaie, want hulle saai nie en hulle maai nie; hulle het geen voorraadkamer of skuur nie, en tog voed God hulle. Hoeveel meer is julle nie werd as die voëls nie!
25. "En wie onder julle kan, deur hom te kwel, een el by sy lengte voeg?
26. "As julle dan selfs nie die geringste kan doen nie, waarom kwel julle jul oor die ander dinge?
27. "Kyk na die lelies, hoe hulle groei: hulle arbei nie en hulle spin nie; en Ek sê vir julle, selfs Salomo in al sy heerlikheid was nie bekleed soos een van hulle nie. (1 Konings 10: 4-7)
28. "As God dan die gras van die veld wat vandag daar is en môre in 'n oond gegooi word, so beklee, hoeveel te meer vir julle, kleingelowiges!"

Wednesday 25 March 2015.
WORD OF THE DAY:
[1 Thessalonians 5:22,23]
22. Abstain from evil (shrink from it and keep aloof from it) in whatever form or whatever kind it may be. 
23. And may the God of peace Himself sanctify you through and through (seperate you from profane things, make you pure and wholly consecrated to God); and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved sound and complete (and found) blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah).

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
DO NOT WORRY:
1. English - (Amplified Bible Version).
[Luke 12:22-28]
22. And (Jesus) said to His disciples: "Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious and troubled (with cares) about your life, as to what you will (have to) eat; or about your body, as to what you will (have to) wear. 
23. "For live is more than food, and the body (more) than clothes. 
24. "Observe and consider the ravens; for they neither sow nor reap, they have neither storehouse nor barn; and (yet) God feeds them. Of how much more worth are you than the birds!
25. "And which of you by being overly anxious and troubled with cares can add a cubit to his stature or a moment (unit) of time to his age (the length of his life)?
26. "If then you are not able to do such a little thing as that, why are you anxious and troubled with cares about the rest?
27. "Consider the lilies, how they grow. They neither (wearily) toil nor spin nor weave; yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory (his splendour and magnificence) was not arrayed like one of these.  (I Kings 10:4-7).
28. "But if God so clothes the grass in the field, which is alive today, and tomorrow is thrown into the furnace, how much more will He clothe you, O (people) of little faith?"

(God willing and by His marvellous grace and mercy, I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can.   / As dit die wil van God is en deur Sy wonderbare genade en barmhartigheid, sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)

This magnificent and interesting photo was kindly supplied by:
             Martin Heigan. 


Monday, 23 March 2015

THE PARABLE OF THE RICH FOOL. / DIE GELYKENES VAN DIE RYK DWAAS.

Tuesday 23 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Matthew 24:4-6]
4. Jesus answered them: "Be careful that no one misleads you (deceiving you and leading you into error).
5. "For many will come in (on the strength of) My Name, (appropriating the Name which belongs to Me), saying: 'I am the Christ (the Messiah), and will lead many astray.
6. "And you will hear of wars and rumours of wars; see that you are not frightened or troubled, for this must take place, but the end is not yet."

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
THE PARABLE OF THE RICH FOOL:
1. English - (Amplified Bible Version)
[Luke 12:15-21]
15. And He said to them: "Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consists not in the abundance of his possessions."
16. And He told them this parable: "The ground of a rich man produced s good crop.
17. "He thought to himself: 'What shall I do? I have no space to store my crops.'
18. "Then he said: 'This is what I'll do. I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods. 
19. "'And I will say to myself: You have plenty of good things laid up for many years. Take life easy; eat, drink and be merry'"
20. "But God said to him: 'You fool! This very night your life will be demanded from you. Then who will get what you have prepared for yourself?'
21. "This is how it will be with anyone who stores up things for himself, but is not rich towards God."

Dinsdag 23 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Matthéùs 24:4-6]
4. En Jesus antwoord en sê vir hulle: "Pas op dat niemand julle mislei nie. 
5. "Want baie sal onder My Naam kom en sê:  'Ek is die Christus! En hulle sal baie mense mislei. 
6. "En julle sal hoor van oorloë en gerugte van oorloë. Pas op, moenie verskrik word nie, want alles moet plaasvind, maar dit is nog nie die einde nie."

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
DIE GELYKENIS VAN DIE RYK DWAAS:
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 12:15-21]
15. En Hy sê vir hulle: "Pas op en wees op julle hoede vir hebsug, want iemand se lewe bestaan nie uit die oorvloed van sy besittings nie."
16. Toe vertel Hy hulle hierdie gelykenis: "'n Ryk man se grond het goed gedra, 
17. "En hy het by homself geredeneer en gesê: 'Wat sal ek doen, want ek het geen plek waar ek my oes kan insamel nie?
18. "Toe sê hy: 'Dit sal ek doen: ek sal my skure afbreek en groter bou, ek sal daar al my opbrengste en my goed insamel. 
19. "'En ek sal vir my siel sê: 'Siel, jy het baie goed wat weggesit is vir baie jare; neem rus, eet, drink, wees vrolik!'
20. "Maar God het aan hom gesê: 'Jou dwaas, in hierdie nag sal hulle jou siel van jou afeis; en wat jy gereedgemaak het, wie s'n sal dit wees?'"
21. "So gaan dit met hom wat vir homself skatte vergader, en nie ryk is in God nie."

(God willing and by His marvellous grace and mercy, I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can.     /
As dit die wil van God is en deur Sy wonderbare genade en barmhartigheid, sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)

This beautiful and unique photo was kindly supplied by:  Martin Heigan. 


CONFESS CHRIST BEFORE MEN. / BELY CHRISTUS VOOR MENSE.

Monday 23 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Matthew 24:23-25]
23. "If anyone says to you then: 'Behold, here is the Christ (the Messiah)!' or 'There He is! ' -- do not believe it. 
24. "For false Christs and false prophets will arise, and they will show great signs and wonders, so as to deceive and lead astray, if possible, even the elect (God's chosen ones).
25. "See. I have warned you beforehand."

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
CONFESS CHRIST BEFORE MEN:
[Luke 12-8-12]
8. "And I tell you: Whoever declares openly (speaking out freely) and confesses that He is My worshiper and acknowledges Me before men, the Son of Man also will declare and confess and acknowledge him before the angels of God. 
9. "But he who disowns and denies and rejects and refuses to acknowledge Me before men, will be disowned and denied and rejected and refused acknowledgement in the presence of the angels of God. 
10. "And everyone who makes a statement or speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit (that is, whoever intentionally comes short of the reverence due to the Holy Spirit), it will NOT be forgiven him (for him there is no forgiveness).  
11. "And when they bring you before the synagogues and the magistrates and the authorities, do not be anxious (beforehand)   
how you shall reply in defence or what you are to say. 
12. "For the Holy Spirit will teach you in that very hour and moment what (you) ought to say."

Maandag 23 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Matthéüs 24:23-25]
23. "As iemand dán vir julle sê: 'Kyk, hier is die Christus! ' of: 'Daar!'  - moet dit nie glo nie. 
24. "Want, daar sal valse christusse en valse profete opstaan, en hulle sal groot tekens en wonders doen om, as dit moontlik was, ook die uitverkorenes te mislei. 
25. "Kyk, Ek het dit vir julle vooruit gesê."

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
BELY CHRISTUS VOOR MENSE:
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 12:8-12]
8. "En Ek sê vir julle: Elkeen wat My sal bely voor die mense, hom sal die Seun van die Mens ook bely voor die engele van God. 
9. "Maar hy wat My verloën, sal verloën word voor die engele van God. 
10. "En elkeen wat 'n woord teen die Seun van die Mens sal spreek, dit sal hom vergewe word; maar vir hom wat gelaster het teen die Heilige Gees, sal dit nie vergewe word nie. 
11. "En wanneer hulle jul sal bring voor die sinagoges en die owerhede en die gesagshebbers, moet julle jul nie kwel oor hoe of waarmee julle jul sal verdedig, wat julle sal sê nie;
12. "Want die Heilige Gees sal julle in dieselfde uur leer wat julle moet sê."

This beautiful photo was kindly supplied by:
      Luiza Ferreira. 
(DV. I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can.    /
DV. Sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.) 

Saturday, 21 March 2015

BEWARE OF HYPOCRISY. / PAS OP VIR GEVEINSDHEID.

Sunday 22 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Matthew 13:41-43]
41. "The Son of Man will send out His angels, and they will gather out of His kingdom all things that offend, and those who practice lawlessness. 
42. "And will cast them into the furnace of fire. There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth. 
43. "Then the righteous will shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears to hear, let him hear!"

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
BEWARE OF HYPOCRISY:
1. English - (New King James Version)
[Luke 12:1-7]
1. In the meantime, when an innumerable multitude of people had gathered together, so that they trampled on another, He began to say to His disciples: "Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. 
2. "For there is nothing covered that will not be revealed, nor hidden that it will not be known.  
3. "Therefore, whatever you have spoken in the dark, will be heard in the light, and what you have spoken in the ear in inner rooms, will be proclaimed on the housetops. 
4. "And I say to you My friends, do not be afraid of those who will kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do. 
5. "But I will show you Whom you should fear: fear Him Who, after He Has killed, Has power to cast into hell; yes, I say to you, fear Him!
6. "Are not five sparrows sold for two copper coins? And not one of them is forgotten before God.
7. "But (even) the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not be struck with fear or seized with alarn; you are of more value than many (flocks) of sparrows."

Sondag 22 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Matthéüs 13:41-43]
41. "Die Seun van die Mens sal Sy
engele uitstuur, en hulle sal uit Sy koninkryk bymekaarmaak al die struikelblokke en die wat die ongeregtigheid doen
42. "En sal hulle in die vuuroond gooi. Daar sal geween wees en gekners van tande.  
43. "Dan sal die regverdiges skyn soos die son in die koninkryk van hulle Vader. Wie ore het om te hoor, laat hom hoor!"

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
PAS OP VIR GEVEINSDHEID: 
[Lukas 12:1-7]
1. Toe duisende van die skare ondertussen saamkom, sodat hulle mekaar vertrap het, begin Hy aan Sy dissipels te sê: "Pas veral op vir die suurdeeg van die Fariseërs, dit is geveinsdheid. 
2. "En daar is niks bedek wat nie openbaar sal word nie, en verborge wat nie bekend sal word nie.
3. "Daarom, alles wat julle in die donker gesê het, sal in die lig gehoor word; en wat julle in die oor gepraat het in die binnekamers, sal op die dakke verkondig word. 
4. "En Ek sê vir julle My vriende: Moenie vrees vir die wat die liggaam doodmaak en daarna niks meer kan doen nie. 
5. "Maar ek sal julle wys wie julle moet vrees: Vrees Hom wat nadat Hy doodgemaak het, by magte is om in die hel te werp; ja, Ek sê vir julle, vrees Hom!
6. "Word vyf mossies nie vir twee stuiwers verkoop nie? En nie een van hulle is voor God vergeet nie. 
7. "Maar selfs die hare van julle hoof is almal getel. Wees dan nie bevrees nie: Julle is meer werd as baie mossies."

(God willing and by His marvellous grace and mercy, I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can.   /
As dit die wil van God is en deur Sy wonderbare genade en barmhartigheid, sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)
This beautiful photo was kindly supplied by
Rosan Marais. 

Friday, 20 March 2015

THE PHARISEES SOUGHT TO CATCH HIM IN SOMETHING HE MIGHT SAY. / DIE FARISEËRS PROBEER OM JESUS UIT TE VANG, DEUR IETS WAT HY MAG SÊ.

Saturday 21 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Mark 13:33-37]
33. "Be on your guard (constantly alert), and watch and pray; for you do not know when the time will come. 
34. "It is like a man (already) going on a journey; when he leaves home, he puts his servants in charge, each with his particular task, and he gives orders to the doorkeeper to be constantly alert and on the watch.   
35. "Therefore watch (give strict attention, be cautious and alert), for you do not know when the Master of the house is coming -- in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrowing, or in the morning --  
36. ("Watch, I say), lest He comes suddenly and unexpectedly and find you asleep. 
37. "And what I say to you I say to everybody: Watch. (Give strict attention, be cautious, active and alert)!"

MESSAGE OF THE DAY: 
THE PHARISEES SOUGHT TO CATCH HIM, IN SOMETHING THAT HE MIGHT SAY:     
1. English - (Amplified Bible Version)
[Luke 11:52-54]
52. "Woe to you, lawyers, (experts in the Mosaic Law)! For you have taken away the key to knowledge; you did not go in yourselves, and you hindered and prevented those who were entering. 
53. As He left there, the scribes and the Pharisees (followed Hom closely, and they) began to be enraged with and set themselves violently against Him, and to draw Him out and provoke Him to speak of many things. 
54. Secretly watching and plotting  and lying in wait for Him, to seize upon something He might say (that they might accuse Him).
 
Saterdag 21 Maart 2015.
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Markus 13: 33-37]
33. "Pas op, waak en bid, want julle weet nie wanneer die tyd daar is nie. 
34. "Dit is soos 'n man wat op reis is, wat sy huis agtergelaat en sy diensknegte volmag gegee het, en vir elkeen sy werk, en aan die deurwagter bevel gegee het om te waak. 
35. "Waak dan, want julle weet nie wanneer die Eienaar van die huis kom nie: in die aand of middernag of met die haangekraai of vroeg in die môre nie --
36. "Dat hy nie miskien skielik kom, en julle aan die slaap vind nie. 
37. "En wat Ek vir julle sê, sê Ek vir almal: Waak!"

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG: 
DIE FARISEËRS PROBEER OM JESUS UIT TE VANG, DEUR IETS WAT HY MAG SÊ:
[Lukas 11:52-54]
52. "Wee julle, wetgeleerdes, want julle het die sleutel van die kennis weggeneem; self het julle nie ingegaan nie, en vir die wat wou ingaan, het julle verhinder."
53. En toe Hy dit aan hulle sê, begin die skrifgeleerdes en die Fariseërs Hom skerp in die oog te hou, en Hom uit te vra oor baie dinge, 
54. Om vir Hom 'n strik te stel en te probeer om iets uit Sy mond op te vang, sodat hulle Hom kon beskuldig. 

This beautiful photo was kindly supplied by:
    Adam Rodriguez. Thank you that I can
   use some of your photos, now and then!

(God willing and by His marvellous grace and mercy, I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can.   /
As dit die wil van God is en deur Sy wonderbare genade en barmhartigheid sal ek die Woord met u deel, so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)

Thursday, 19 March 2015

THE BLOOD OF THE PROPHETS MAY BE CHARGED AGAINST THIS GENERATION. / DIE BLOED VAN DIE PROFETE MAG AFGEËIS WORD VAN HIERDIE GESLAG.

Friday 20 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Matthew 25:13]
"Watch therefore, (give strict attention and be cautious and active), for you know neither the day nor the hour, when the Son of Man will come."

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
THE BLOOD OF THE PROPHETS MAY BE CHARGED AGAINST THIS GENERATION:
2. English - (Amplified Bible Version) 
[Luke 11:46-51]
46. But He said: "Woe to you, the lawyers also! For you load men with oppressive burdens hard to bear, and you do not personally (even gently) touch the burdens with one of your fingers!
47. "Woe to you! For you are rebuilding and repairing the tombs of the prophets. whom your fathers killed (destroyed).
48. "So you bear witness and give your full approval and consent to the deeds of your fathers; for they actually killed them, and you rebuild and repair monuments to them. 
49. For this reason also, the wisdom of God said: "I will send them prophets and apostles, (some) of whom they will put to death and persecute,
50. "So that the blood of all the prophets shed from the foundation of the world may be charged against and required of this age and generation. 
51. "From the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who was slain between the altar and the sanctuary. Yes, I tell you, it shall be charged against and required of this age and generation.."

Vrydag 20 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Matthéüs 25:13]
"Waak dan, omdat julle die dag en die uur nie weet, waarop die Seun van die Mens kom nie."

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
DIE BLOED VAN DIE PROFETE MAG AFGEËIS WORD VAN HIERDIE GESLAG:
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 11:46-51]
46. En Hy sê: "Wee julle ook, wetgeleerdes, want julle lê laste op die mense wat swaar is om te dra, en self roer julle die laste nie met een van julle vingers aan nie. 
47. "Wee julle want julle bou die grafte van die profete, en julle vaders het hulle gedood. 
48. "Julle gee dus getuienis vir die werke van julle vaders en het self welbehae daarin, want hulle het hul gedood en julle bou hul grafte. 
49. "Daarom het die wysheid van God ook gesê: 'Ek sal profete en apostels na hulle stuur, en van dié sal hulle doodmaak en vervolg. 
50. "Sodat van hierdie geslag afgeëis kan word, die bloed van al die profete wat vergiet is van die grondlegging van die wêreld af. 
51. "Van die bloed van Abel af, tot op die bloed van Sagaria wat omgekom het tussen die reukaltaar en die huis van God. Ja, Ek sê vir julle, dit sal afgeëis word van hierdie geslag."

(DV. I will share the Word with you, as often as I possibly can. /
DV. Sal ek die Woord met u deel, so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)

     Many thanks to whoever put this on FB. 

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

JESUS REPRIMANDED THE PHARISEES AND THE LAWYERS. / JESUS BERISPE DIE FARISEËRS EN DIE WETSGELEERDES.

Thursday 19 March 2015.
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Matthew 24:35,36]
35. "Sky and earth will pass away, but My Words will not pass away. 
36. "But of that (exact) day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. 
  
MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
JESUS REPRIMANDED THE PHARISEES AND LAWYERS: 
1. English - (Amplified Bible Version)
[Luke 11:37-45]
37. Now while Jesus was speaking, a Pharisee invited Him to take dinner with him, so He entered and reclined at the table.  
38. The Pharisee noticed and was astonished (to see) that Jesus did not first wash before dinner. 
39. But the Lord said to him: "Now, you Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the plate, but inside you yourselves are full of greed and robbery and extortion and malice and wickedness. 
40. "You senseless (foolish, stupid) ones (acting without reflection or intelligence)! Did not He Who made the outside make the inside also? 
41. "But (dedicate your inner self and) give as donations to the poor of those things which are within (of inward righteousness) and behold, everything is purified and clean for you. 
42. "But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and every (little) herb, but disregard and neglect justice and the love of God. These you ought to have done without leaving the others undone.  
43. "Woe to you, Pharisees! For you love the best seats in the synagogues and (you love) to be greeted and bowed down to in the (public) marketplaces.   
44. "Woe to you! For you are like graves which are not marked or seen, and  men walk over them without being aware of it (and are ceremonially defiled.)"
45. One of the experts in (Mosaic) Law answered Him: "Teacher in saying this, You reproach and outrage and affront even us!"

Donderdag 19 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG: 
[Matthéüs 24: 35,36]
35. Die hemel en die aarde sal verbygaan, maar My woorde sal nooit verbygaan nie.
36. Maar van dié dag en dié uur weet niemand nie, ook die engele van die hemel nie, maar net My Vader alleen. 

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
JESUS BERISPE DIE FARISEËRS EN SKRIFGELEERDES:
[Lukas 11:37-45]
37. En terwyl Hy besig was om te spreek, het 'n sekere Fariseër Hom uitgenooi om by hom te kom eet; en Hy het ingekom en aan tafel gegaan. 
38. En toe die Fariseër dit sien, het hy hom verwonder dat Hy nie voor die maaltyd eers gewas het nie. 
39. Maar die Here sê vir hom: "Ja julle Fariseërs, julle maak die buitekant van die beker en die bord skoon, maar van binne is julle vol roof en boosheid. 
40. "Onverstandiges, het Hy wat die buitekant gemaak het, nie die binnekant ook gemaak nie?
41. "Maar gee wat daarin is, as aalmoes, en dan is alles vir julle rein. 
42. "Maar weë julle Fariseërs, want julle gee  tiendes van die kruisement en die wynruit en elke groentesoort, en julle verwaarloos die reg en die liefde tot God. Hierdie dinge behoort julle te doen sonder om die ander na te laat. 
43. "Wee julle Fariseërs, want julle hou van die voorste banke in die sinagoges, en die begroetinge op die markte. 
44. "Wee julle, skrifgeleerdes en Fariseërs, geveinsdes, want julle is soos grafte wat onherkenbaar is, en die mense wat daaroor loop, weet dit nie. 
45. Toe antwoord een van die wetgeleerdes en sê vir Hom: "Meester, as U so spreek, beledig U ons ook." 

This beautiful and serene photo was kindly provided by: Adam Rodriguez. 



Tuesday, 17 March 2015

THE LAMP OF THE BODY. / DIE LAMP VAN DIE LIGGAAM.

Wednesday 18 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Luke 21:27,28]
27. "At that time they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. 
28. "When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near."

MESSAGE OF THE DAY: 
1. English - (New King James Version)
[Luke 11:33-36]
33. "No one, when he has lit a lamp, puts it in a secret place or under a basket, but on a lamp-stand so that those who come in, may see the light. 
34. "The lamp of the body is the eye. Therefore, if your eye is good, your whole body also is full of light. But when your eye is bad, your body also is full of darkness. 
35. "Therefore take heed that the light which is in you, is not darkness. 
36. "If then your whole body is full of light, having no part dark, the whole body will be full of light, as when the bright shining of a lamp gives you light."

Woensdag 18 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Lukas 21:27,28]
27. "En dan sal hulle die Seun van die Mens sien kom in 'n wolk, met groot krag en heerlikheid. 
28. "En as hierdie dinge begin gebeur, kyk dan na bo en hef julle hoofde op, omdat julle  verlossing naby is."

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
DIE LAMP VAN DIE LIGGAAM:
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 11:33-36]
33. "En niemand steek 'n lamp op en sit dit op 'n verborge plek of onder die maatemmer nie, maar op die staander, sodat die wat binnekom, die lig kan sien. 
34. "Die lamp van die liggaam is die oog. As jou oog dan reg is, is jou hele liggaam ook verlig; maar as dit verkeerd is, is jou liggaam ook donker. 
35. "Pas dan op dat die lig in jou, nie duisternis is nie. 
36. "As jou hele liggaam dan verlig is en nie enige deel het wat donker is nie, sal dit heeltemal verlig wees, net soos wanneer die lamp met sy skynsel jou verlig.  
     Cell phone photo, taken by myself. 
(God willing and by His marvellous grace and mercy, I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can.    /
As dit die wil van God is en deur Sy wonderbare genade en barmhartigheid, sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)  



Monday, 16 March 2015

SEEKING A SIGN. / OP SOEK NA 'N TEKEN

Tuesday 17 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[1 Thessalonians 4:17]
Then we, the living ones who remain (on the earth), shall simultaneously be caught up, along with (the resurrected dead) in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air; and so always (through the eternity of the eternities) we shall be with the Lord!

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
SEEKING A SIGN:
[Luke 11:29-32]
29. Now as die crowds were (increasingly) thronging Him, He began to say: "This present generation is a wicked one; it seeks and demands a sign (miracle), but no sign shall be given to it except the sign of Jonah (the prophet).
30. "For (just) as Jonah became a sign to the people of Nineveh, so also will the Son of Man be a (sign) to this age and generation. 
31. "The queen of the South will arise in the judgement with the people of this age and generation and condemn them; for she came from the ends of the (inhabited) earth to listen to the wisdom of Solomon, and notice, here is more than Solomon. 
32. "The men of Nineveh will appear as witnesses at the judgement with this generation and will condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold, here is more than Jonah."

Dinsdag 17 Maart 2014. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[1 Thessalonisense 4:17]
Daarna sal ons wat in die lewe oorbly, saam met hulle (die geredde afgestorwenes) in die wolke weggevoer word, die Here tegemoet in die lug; en so sal ons altyd by die Here wees. 

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
OP SOEK NA 'N TEKEN:
[Lukas 11:29-32]
29. En toe die skare saamstroom, begin Hy te sê: "Hierdie geslag is boos; dit soek na 'n teken, en geen teken sal aan hom gegee word nie, behalwe die teken van die profeet Jona. 
30. "Want soos Jona 'n teken was vir die Nineviete, so sal die Seun van die Mens ook wees vir hierdie geslag. 
31. "Die koningin van die Suide sal in die oordeel opstaan saam met die manne van hierdie geslag en hulle veroordeel; want sy het gekom van die eindes van die aarde af om die wysheid van Salomo te hoor, en  --meer as Salomo is hier! 
32. "Die manne van Ninevé sal in die oordeel opstaan saam met hierdie geslag en dit veroordeel; want hulle het hul op die prediking van Jona bekeer, en -- meer as Jona is hier!"

This beautiful photo was kindly supplied by:
    Luiza Ferreira. 
(DV. I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can. /
DV. Sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)



 

Sunday, 15 March 2015

HE WHO IS NOT WITH ME, IS AGAINST ME. / HY WAT NIE MET MY IS NIE, IS TEEN MY.

Monday 16 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[1 Corinthians 6:19,20]
19. Do you not know that your body is the temple (the very sanctuary) of the Holy Spirit Who lives within you, Whom you have received (as a Gift) from God? You are not your own, 
20. You were bought with a price (purchased with a preciousness and paid for, made His own). So then, honor God and bring glory to Him in your body. 

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
HE WHO IS NOT WITH ME, IS AGAINST ME:
1. English - (Amplified Bible Version)
[Luke 11:22-28]
22. "But when someone stronger attacks and overpowers him, he takes away the armour in which the man trusted and divides up the spoils.  
23. "He who is not with Me, is against Me, and he who does not gather with me, scatters. 
24, "When an evil spirit comes out of a man, it goes through arid places, seeking rest and does not find it. Then it says: 'I will return to the house I left.'"
25. When it arrives, it finds the house swept clean and put in order. 
26. Then it goes and takes seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and live there. And the final condition of that man is worse than the first."
27. As Jesus was saying these things, a woman in the crowd called out: "Blessed is the mother who gave You birth, and nursed You!"
28. He replied: "Blessed rather are those who hear the Word of God and obey it."

Maandag 16 Maart 2015.
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[1 Korinthiërs 6:19,20]
19. Of weet julle nie dat julle liggaam 'n tempel is van die Heilige Gees wat in julle is, wat julle van God het, en dat julle nie aan julleself behoort nie?
20. Want julle is duur gekoop. Verheerlik God dan in julle liggaam en in julle gees wat aan God behoort. 

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
HY WAT NIE MET MY IS NIE, IS TEEN MY:
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 11:22-28]
22. Maar as een hom oorval wat sterker is as hy en hom oorwin, neem hy sy volle wapenrusting weg waar hy op vertrou het, en deel sy buit uit. 
23. "Hy wat nie met My is nie, is teen My; en hy wat nie saam met My versamel nie, verstrooi. 
24. "Wanneer die onreine gees uit die mens uitgegaan het, gaan hy deur waterlose plekke en soek rus; en as hy dit nie vind nie, sê hy: "Ek sal teruggaan na my huis waar ek uitgegaan het."
25. "En hy kom en vind dit uitgevee en versierd. 
26. "Dan gaan hy en neem sewe ander geeste, slegter as hyself, en hulle kom in en woon daar; en die laaste van daardie mens word erger as die eerste."
27. En terwyl Hy dit spreek, het 'n vrou uit die skare haar stem verhef en vir Hom gesê: "Salig is die skoot wat U gedra het, en die borste wat U gesoog het!"
28. En Hy sê: "Ja, maar salig is hulle wat die Woord van God hoor en dit bewaar."

This beautiful photo was kindly supplied by:
        Adam Rodriguez.    
(God willing and by His marvellous grace and mercy, I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can. / 
As dit die wil van God is en deur Sy wonderbare genade en barmhartigheid, sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)


Saturday, 14 March 2015

A HOUSE DIVIDED CANNOT STAND. / ELKE HUIS WAT TEEN HOMSELF VERDEELD IS, VAL.

Sunday 15 March 2015.
WORD OF THE DAY:
[1 Peter 5:7]
Casting all your cares upon Him, for He cares for you. 

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
A HOUSE DIVIDED CANNOT STAND:
1. English  - (New King James Version)
[Luke 11:14-21]
14. And He was casting out a demon, and it was mute. So it was, when the demon had gone out, that the mute spoke; and the multitude marvelled.   
15. But some of them said, "He casts out demons by Beelzebub, the ruler of the demons."
16. And others, testing Him, sought from Him a sign from heaven. 
17. But He, knowing their thoughts, said to them: "Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and a house divided against a house, falls.
18. "If satan also is divided against himself, how will his kingdom stand? Because you say I cast out demons by Beelzebub. 
19. "And if I cast out demons by Beelzebub, by whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore they will be your judges. 
20. "But if I cast out demons by the finger of God, surely the kingdom of God has come upon you. 
21. "When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own place, his goods are in peace."

Sondag 15 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[2 Petrus 5:7]
Werp al julle bekommernis op Hom, want Hy sorg vir julle. 

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG: 
ELKE HUIS WAT TEEN HOMSELF VERDEELD IS, VAL:
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 11:14-21]
14. En Hy het 'n duiwel uitgedryf, en dié was stom.  En toe die duiwel uitgaan, het die stom man gepraat; en die skare het hulle verwonder. 
15. Maar sommige van hulle sê: "Deur Beëlsebul, die owerste van die duiwels, dryf Hy die duiwels uit."
16. En ander het Hom versoek en van Hom 'n teken uit die hemel begeer. 
17. Maar Hy het hulle gedagtes geken en vir hulle gesê: "Elke koninkryk wat teen homself verdeeld is, word verwoes; en 'n huis wat teen homself is, val. 
18. "En as die satan ook teen homself verdeeld is, hoe sal sy koninkryk bly staan? Want julle sê dat Ek deur Beëlsebul die duiwels uitdryf. 
19. "En as Ek deur Beëlsebul die duiwels uitdryf, deur wie dryf julle seuns hulle uit? Daarom sal hulle jul regters wees. 
20. "Maar as Ek deur die vinger van God die duiwels uitdryf, dan het die koninkryk van God waarlik by julle gekom
21. "Wanneer 'n sterk man wat goed gewapend is, sy huis bewaak, is sy besittings in veiligheid."


(God willing and by His marvellous grace and mercy, I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can. /
As dit die wil van God is en deur Sy wonderbare genade en barmhartigheid, sal ek die Woord met u deel, so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)



Friday, 13 March 2015

THE GREAT FAITH OF THE CENTURION. / DIE GROOT GELOOF VAN DIE HOOFMAN.

Saturday 14 March 2015.  
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Hebrews 13:5]
Let your character or moral disposition be free from love of money (including greed, avarice, lust and craving for earthly possessions) and be satisfied with your present (circumstances and with what you have); for He (God) Himself Has said: "I will not in any way fail you, nor give you up, nor leave you without support."

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
THE GREAT FAITH OF THE CENTURION:
1. English - (Amplified Bible Version)
[Luke 7:8-10]
8. "For I also am a man (daily) subject to authority, with soldiers under me. And I say to one: 'Go!' and he goes; and to another: 'Come!' and he comes; and to my bond servant: 'Do this,' and he does it."
9. Now when Jesus heard this, He marvelled at him, and He turned and said to the crowd that followed Him: "I tell you, not even in (all) Israel have I found such a great faith (as this)."
10. And when the messengers who had been sent returned to the house, they found the bond servant who had been ill, quite well again.  

Saterdag 14 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Hebreërs 13:5]
Julle gedrag moet vry van geldgierigheid wees. Wees tevrede met wat julle het, want Hy het gesê: "Ek sal jou nooit begewe en jou nooit verlaat nie."
 
BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
DIE GROOT GELOOF VAN DIE HOOFMAN:
Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 7:8-10]
8. "Want ek is ook 'n man wat aan gesag onderworpe is, en ek het soldate onder my; en vir hierdie een sê ek: 'Gaan!' en hy gaan; en vir 'n ander een: 'Kom!' en hy kom; en vir my dienskneg: 'Doen dit!' en hy doen dit."
9. Toe Jesus dit hoor, was Hy oor hom verwonderd, en Hy draai Hom om en sê vir die skare wat Hom volg: "Ek sê vir julle, selfs in Israel het Ek so 'n groot geloof nie gevind nie."
10. En toe die wat gestuur was, teruggaan na die huis, vind hulle die siek dienskneg gesond. 

  This beautiful photo was kindly supplied
   by:   André Heigan.  
  
(DV. I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can. /
DV. Sal ek die woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)


Thursday, 12 March 2015

THE FAITH OF THE CENTURION OF CAPERNAUM. / DIE GELOOF VAN DIE HOOFMAN VAN KAPERNAUM.

Friday 13 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Psalm 93:4]
Mightier than the thunder of the great waters, mightier than the breakers of the sea - the Lord on high is mighty!

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
THE FAITH OF THE CENTURION OF CAPERNAUM:
1. English - (New Internationdl Version.)
[Luke 7:1-7]
1. When Jesus had finished saying all this in the hearing of the people, He entered Capernaum. 
2. There a centurion's servant whom his master valued highly, was sick and about to die. 
3. The centurion heard of Jesus, and sent some elders of the Jews to Him, asking Him to come and heal his servant.  
4. When they came to Jesus, they pleaded earnestly with Him: 
5. "This man deserves to have You do this, because he loves our nation, and has built our synagogue."
6. So Jesus went with them. He was not far from the house, when the centurion sent friends to say to Him: "Lord, don't trouble Yourself, for I do not deserve to have You come under my roof. 
7. "Neither did I consider myself worthy to come to You. But (just) speak a Word, and my servant boy will be healed."
 
Vrydag 13 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Psalm 93:4]
Meer as die gebruis van groot, geweldige waters, van die golwe van die see, is die Here geweldig in die hoogte!

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG: 
DIE GELOOF VAN DIE HOOFMAN VAN KAPERNAUM: 
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 7:1-7]
1. En nadat Hy voor die ore van die volk al Sy woorde beëindig het, het Hy in Kapernaum ingegaan.  
2. En die dienskneg van 'n sekere hoofman oor honderd, wat vir hom baie werd was, was ongesteld en het op sterwe gelê. 
3. Toe hy dan van Jesus hoor, het hy ouderlinge van die Jode na Hom gestuur met die versoek aan Hom dat Hy moes kom en sy dienskneg gesond maak. 
4. En toe hulle by Jesus kom, het hulle Hom dringend gesmeek en gesê: "Hy is dit werd dat U dit vir hom doen;
5. Want hy het ons volk lief en het self die sinagoge vir ons gebou."
6. En Jesus het saam met hulle gegaan; maar toe Hy nie meer ver van die huis af was nie, stuur die hoofman oor honderd vriende na Hom om vir Hom te sê: "Here, moenie moeite doen nie, want ek is nie werd dat U onder my dak inkom nie. 
7. "Daarom het ek my ook nie waardig geag om na U te gaan nie; sê dit maar met 'n Woord, en my kneg sal gesond word."


(God willing and by His marvellous grace and mercy, I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can.   / 
As dit die wil van God is en deur Sy wonderbare genade en barmhartigheid, sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

THE LORD'S PRAYER. / DIE ONSE VADER.

Thursday 12 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Psalm 79:9]
Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your Name! Deliver us, forgive us, and purge away our sins, for Your Name's sake. 

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
THE LORD'S PRAYER:
[Matthew 6:5-6,9-14]
5. "Also when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray, standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by people. Truly I tell you, they have their reward in full already. 
6. "But when you pray, go into your most private room, and closing the door, go to your Father, Who is in secret; and your Father, Who sees in secret, will reward you in the open. 
9. "Pray therefore like this: 'Our Father Who is in heaven, hallowed (kept holy) be Your Name. 
10. "'Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth, as it is in heaven.
11. "'Give us this day our daily bread. 
12. "'And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven (left, remitted and let go of the debts, and have given up resentment against) our debtors. 
13. "'And lead (bring) us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. For Yours is the Kingdom, and the power and the glory forever. Amen.'"
14. "For if you forgive people their trespasses (their reckless and willful sins, leaving them, letting them go, and giving up resentment), your heavenly Father will also forgive you."      

Donderdag 12 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Psalm 79:9]
Help ons, O God van ons heil, om die eer van U Naam, en red ons en doen versoening oor ons sondes, ter wille van U Naam. 

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
DIE ONSE VADER GEBED:
[Matthéüs 6:5-6,9-14]
5. "En wanneer jy bid, moet jy nie wees soos die geveinsdes nie; want hulle hou daarvan om in die sinagoges en op die hoeke van die strate te staan en bid, om deur die mense gesien te word. Voorwaar, Ek sê vir julle dat hulle hul loon weg het.
6. "Maar jy, wanneer jy bid, gaan in jou binnekamer, sluit jou deur en bid jou Vader wat in die verborgene is; en jou Vader wat in die verborgene sien, sal jou in die openbaar vergelde.
9. "Só moet julle dan bid: 'Onse Vader, wat in die hemele is, laat U Naam geheilig word; 
10. "'Laat U koninkryk kom; laat U wil geskied, soos in die hemel, net so ook op die aarde;
11. "'Gee ons vandag ons daaglikse brood;
12. "'En vergeef ons, ons skulde, soos ons ook ons skuldenaars vergewe. 
13. "'En lei ons nie in versoeking nie, maar verlos ons van die bose. Want aan U behoort die Koninkryk, en die krag en die heerlikheid, tot in ewigheid. Amen.'"
14. "Want as julle die mense hulle oortredinge vergewe, sal julle hemelse Vader julle ook vergewe."

(DV. I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can. /
DV. Sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)

 
This beautiful photo was kindly supplied by:
       Martin Heigan. 


Tuesday, 10 March 2015

MARY AND MARTHA WORSHIP AND SERVE. / MARIA EN MARTHA AANBID EN BEDIEN.

Tuesday 11 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Philippians 4:13]
I can do all things through Christ Who strengthens me. 

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
MARTHA AND MARY WORSHIP AND SERVE: 
1. English - (New King James Version)
[Luke 10:38-42]
38. Now it happened as they went, that He entered a certain village; and a certain woman named Martha welcomed Him into her house. 
39. And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet and heard His Word. 
40. But Martha was distracted with much serving, and approached Him and said: "Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Therefore tell her to help me!"
41. And Jesus answered and said to her: "Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things -
42. "But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her."

Dinsdag 11 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Fillippense 4:13]
Ek is tot alles in staat deur Christus wat my krag gee.

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
MARTHA EN MARIA AANBID EN BEDIEN:
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 10:38-42]
38. En op hulle reis het Hy in 'n sekere dorp gekom; en 'n vrou met die naam van Martha het Hom in haar huis ontvang. 
39. En sy het 'n suster gehad met die naam van Maria; dié het aan die voete van Jesus gesit, en na Sy Woord geluister. 
40. Maar Martha was besig om alles klaar te maak. Sy kom toe daar staan, en sê: "Here, gee U nie om dat my suster my alleen laat bedien nie? Sê dan vir haar dat sy my moet help!"
41. Maar Jesus antwoord en sê vir haar: "Martha, Martha, jy is besorg en verontrus oor baie dinge -
42. "Maar een ding is nodig, en Maria het die goeie deel uitgekies, wat van haar nie weggeneem sal word nie."
  
(DV. I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can. / 
DV. Sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)
 
A Christmas card that I made with dried 
   flowers in 1987. (And it still looks fresh 
   and presentable.)



Monday, 9 March 2015

THE GOOD SAMARITAN, part 2. / DIE BARMHARTIGE SAMARITAAN, deel 2.

Tuesday 10 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
[Psalm 35:27,28]
27. May those who delight in My vindication, shout for joy and gladness; may they always say: "The Lord be exalted, Who delights in the well-being of His servants."
28. And my tongue shall talk of Your righteousness, rightness and justice, and my (reasons for) Your praise all the day long. 

MESSAGE OF THE DAY:
THE GOOD SAMARITAN, Part 2.
[Luke 10:32-37]
32. "A Levite likewise came down to the place and saw him, and passed by on the other side (of the road). 
33. "But a certain Samaritan who travelled along, came down to where he was; and when he saw him, he was moved with pity and sympathy (for him.)
34. And went to him and dressed his wounds, pouring on (them) oil and wine. Then he sat him on his own beast and brought him to an inn and took care of him. 
35. "And the next day he took out two denarii (two day's wages), and gave them to the innkeeper, saying: "Take care of him; and whatever more you spend, I (myself) will repay you when I return. 
36. "Which of these three do you think proved himself a neighbour to him who fell among the robbers?"
37. He answered: 'The one who showed pity and mercy to him.' And Jesus said to him: "Go and do likewise."

Dinsdag 10 Maart 2015. 
WOORD VAN DIE DAG:
[Psalm 35:27,28]
27. Laat hulle jubel en bly wees wat 'n behae het in My geregtigheid; en laat hulle altyddeur sê: "Groot is die Here wat 'n welbehae het in die vrede van Sy kneg!"
28. En my tong sal U geregtigheid prys, U lof die hele dag deur. 

BOODSKAP VAN DIE DAG:
DIE BARMHARTIGE SAMARITAAN, gedeelte 2. 
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Afrikaanse Vertaling) 
[Lukas 10:32-37]
32. "En net so het 'n Leviet by die plek gekom, en hom gesien en anderkant by hom verby gegaan.  
33. "Maar 'n sekere Samaritaan wat op reis was, het op hom afgekom; en toe hy hom sien, het hy innig jammer gevoel, 
34. "En na hom gegaan, sy wonde verbind, en olie en wyn daarop gegooi. Hy het hom toe op sy eie pakdier gehelp en hom na 'n herberg geneem en vir hom gesorg. 
35. "En toe hy die volgende môre weggaan, haal hy twee pennings uit en gee dit aan die eienaar van die herberg en sê vir hom: 'Sorg vir hom, en enige onkoste wat jy nog meer mag hê, sal ek jou betaal as ek terugkom."
36. "Wie dan van hierdie drie, dink jy, was die naaste van hom wat onder die rowers verval het?"
37. En hy antwoord: 'Hy wat barmhartigheid aan hom bewys het.' Toe sê Jesus vir hom: "Gaan, en doen jy net so."

This beautiful photo was kindly supplied by: Adam Rodriques. 

(God willing and by His marvelous mercy and grace, I will share the Word with you as often as I possibly can.    /
As dit die wil van God is en deur Sy wonderbare genade en barmhartigheid, sal ek die Woord met u deel so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)


Saturday, 7 March 2015

BLESSED ARE THOSE WHO HEAR THE WORD OF GOD AND KEEP IT. / SALIG IS HULLE WAT DIE WOORD VAN GOD HOOR EN DIT BEWAAR.

Sunday 8 March 2015. 
WORD OF THE DAY:
BLESSED ARE THOSE WHO HEAR THE WORD OF GOD AND KEEP IT:
1. English - (New King James Version)
[Luke 11:27,28]
27. And it happened as He spoke these things, that a certain woman from the crowd raised her voice and said to Him: "Blessed is the womb that bore You, and the breasts which nursed You!" 
28. But He said: "More than that, blessed are those who hear the Word of God and keep it!"

Sondag 8 Maart 2015. 
SALIG IS HULLE WAT DIE WOORD VAN GOD HOOR, EN DIT BEWAAR:
2. Afrikaans - (Ou Affikaanse Vertaling)
[Lukas 11:27,28]
27. En terwyl Hy dit spreek, het 'n vrou uit die skare haar stem verhef en vir Hom gesê: "Salig is die skoot wat U gedra het, en die borste wat U gesoog het."
28. En Hy sê: "Ja, maar salig is hulle wat die Woord van God hoor en dit bewaar."

(DV. I will share the Word with you, as often as I possibly can. 
      /
DV. Sal ek die Woord met u deel, so dikwels as wat ek moontlik kan.)