Blessing for Grandchildren

Salvation 18 December 2022 LORD, today I want to pray for the salvation of Gizel, Anabelle, Briana, Cuba and Devan. LORD, I want to ask you to guide them as they make choices that have eternal consequences. LORD, let them claim the Lord Jesus Christ as their saviour. Help them walk with you during theirContinue reading “Blessing for Grandchildren”

How can I clear the slate?

by Yvette van Niekerk Ezekiel 18: 31 MSG “Clean house. No more rebellions, please. Get a new heart! Get a new spirit! Why would you choose to die, Israel?” When we are unable to confess our wrongs and sins, our countenance changes. We have darkness over our faces, and it may seem we are sad.Continue reading “How can I clear the slate?”

The Righteous will “be long remembered.”

October 29 The righteous will “be long remembered.” Psalm 112:6 (NLT)6 “Such people will not be overcome by evil. Those who are righteous will be long remembered.” Matthew Arnold wrote, “Christ came to reveal what righteousness is.” The Lord Jesus defends the defenceless and the beaten-down he comforts. Jesus Christ feeds the hungry and, healedContinue reading “The Righteous will “be long remembered.””

God, please deal with my self-centeredness

“Everything connected with getting our own way … is killed off from good.” Galatians 5: 24 Msg. I have read that people speak an average of nine million words a year, and more than half are: “I, me, my, mine.” When we are followers of Christ Jesus then we learn to die to ourselves. WeContinue reading “God, please deal with my self-centeredness”

Pray for our country.

by Yvette van Niekerk September 14 Pray for our country. 1 Timothy 2: 1-2 (ESV)Pray for All People1 “First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people. 2 for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godlyContinue reading “Pray for our country.”

I am giving thanks.

by Yvette van Niekerk September 12 I am giving thanks. 1 Chronicle 16:34 (ESV)34 “Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!” Each day I am learning how to use the Word of God in praising His name. What makes me grateful? I am happy and thankfulContinue reading “I am giving thanks.”

Jesus is the light of the world.

by Yvette van Niekerk September 6 Jesus is the light of the world. John 8:12 (NET Bible)12 “Then Jesus spoke out again, “I am the light of the world. The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” Jesus Christ is telling us that He is “theContinue reading “Jesus is the light of the world.”

“In the morning, …”

by Yvette van Niekerk September 5 “In the morning, …” Psalm 5: 3 (NIV)3 “In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning, I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.” Good morning, Lord, is an excellent way to start the day. It sets the tone for the rest of the day,Continue reading ““In the morning, …””

Where do you hide?

by Yvette van Niekerk September 4 Where do you hide? Psalm 32: 7 (KJV)7 “You are my hiding place; You preserve me from trouble; You surround me with songs of deliverance.” Child of God let me encourage and remind you today that you are not alone; you have someone that cares deeply for you. YouContinue reading “Where do you hide?”

Memorize God’s Word.

by Yvette van Niekerk September 3 Memorize God’s Word. Deuteronomy 6: 6-7 (ESV)6 “These words that I command you today shall be in your heart. 7You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lieContinue reading “Memorize God’s Word.”