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, healed… Continue 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. We… Continue 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, godly… Continue reading Pray for our country.

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 “the… Continue 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, …”