Purpose of Spiritual Gifts

Date 24th April 2016  by Jim de Witte  Bible passage Romans 12:3-8; 1 Corinthians 12:7

We are looking further into Spiritual Gifts this Sunday and run into the question, ‘What is the purpose of Spiritual gifts?’ In Romans 1:11-12 Paul writes, ‘I long to see you that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong- that is that you and I may be mutually encouraged by

Purpose of Spiritual Gifts

Date 24th April 2016  by Jim de Witte  Bible passage Romans 12:3-8; 1 Corinthians 12:7

We are looking further into Spiritual Gifts this Sunday and run into the question, ‘What is the purpose of Spiritual gifts?’ In Romans 1:11-12 Paul writes, ‘I long to see you that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong- that is that you and I may be mutually encouraged by

Apologetics: Can we Trust the Bible?

Date 17th April 2016  by Ettiene de Wilzem  Bible passage Matthew 5:17-18; 2 Timothy 3:14-17

“Jesus love me this I know, for the Bible tells me so.” Perhaps the greatest strength of this children’s hymn is it’s sheer simplicity of truth. Yet any critic has to ask: “is ‘… for the Bible tells me so…’ a good enough foundation to build a worldview on and indeed entrust your very life

Spiritual Gifts – What are they?

Date 17th April 2016  by Jim de Witte  Bible passage 1 Corinthians 12:1-27

A spiritual gift is an expression of the Holy Spirit in the life of believers which empowers them to serve the body of Christ, the church. What do you think when you read this quote? What questions does it raise for you? Today we are starting a series looking at the topic of spiritual gifts.

The Parable of the Talents

Date 10th April 2016  by Ryan Hemelaar - Operation 513 Leader  Bible passage Matthew 25: 14-3

We know that Jesus has promised that He is coming back, but what should we be doing in the meantime? In Matthew 25, Jesus gives two well-known parables and when both taken together, provide a good balance in terms of what we should be doing while we wait for His return. For our focus on

Authentic Christian Living

Date 10th April 2016  by Bevan Burns - Elder  Bible passage Romans 13:8-14

The world is full of fake imitations of goods and products. When it comes to us human beings, we use the wordhypocriteto describe people who purport to be something or someone who is not real or genuine. Unfortunately this is not confined to non-christians. Many “Christians” may also be labelled hypocrites, i.e. those who profess

Were You There When They Caught the Fish?

Date 03rd April 2016  by Ettiene de Wilzem  Bible passage John 21:1-14

In the weeks leading up to Easter we brought to life some of the events preceding Jesus’ crucifixion. On Good Friday we sat in the darkness of his death and on Easter Sunday we saw the light of his resurrection. But what now? Christians know that the story of Jesus soon shifts to the book

The Days After

Date 03rd April 2016  by Michael Choi - Elder  Bible passage John 10:10, 20:31

Last week for 3 days over Easter we despaired over the crucifixion of Christ, we lamented over His death and we finally celebrated His victory over the binding force of hell. Yes, it is true that Jesus’ resurrection is great news and hundreds of millions of people around the world celebrated the hope they have

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