BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES FOR VOTING

A Guide for South African Christians for the 2019 Elections A pastor, a church or even an association of churches has no business proclaiming one political party to be a better choice than another, or instructing Christians to vote for one over the other. The separation of church and state...

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Conscience – Part I

In South Africa, we are used to sirens. We hear police and ambulance sirens often enough. Many of us have security alarms in our homes, with sirens that go off when the alarm is tripped. Sirens are there to alert us of something that is wrong. God has placed something...

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Reasons for Perseverance – Part III

III. The Motives for Christian Perseverance For God is not unjust to forget your work and labor of love which you have shown toward His name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister. – Hebrews 6:10. Two motives for perseverance are in this passage: The first...

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Reasons for Perseverance – Part I

“But, beloved, we are confident of better things concerning you, yes, things that accompany salvation, though we speak in this manner. For God is not unjust to forget your work and labor of love which you have shown toward His name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and...

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Discipleship – Part IV

3. A Disciple Holds Onto This World Slackly… (continued) In ‘Pilgrim’s Progress’, the Pilgrims Christian and Faithful enter the town, Vanity Fair, which is a picture of the world. It is a massive fair, with the people selling all kinds of things. Everyone in the fair notices they are different...

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Discipleship – Part III

2. A Disciple Follows Jesus Christ Single-mindedly … (continued) So why must I go and die if I want to follow Him or obey Him? A parallel passage will help us here. Look in Luke 9:23-25 – “Then He said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me,...

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Discipleship – Part II

A Disciple of Jesus Christ, above all else, loves Christ supremely…(continued) What does that mean? He loves Christ. He loves Him supremely. Jesus Christ is His chief joy. He is our goal in life. He brings us the greatest pleasure. If there is anyone we want to be with more...

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