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So, you’ve passed matric!?

It is the time of year when the results for the past matric exam is to be announced. All the candidates are waiting in anticipation to see their names on the list because that certificate should open the doors to employment or further studies.

But will it? It is not only the piece of paper that counts, the content thereof tells a lot about the person. Combined with the Curriculum Vitae (CV) you get a better picture of that person. Yesterday I read an article in a newspaper that encourage ... continue reading

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A Higher Purpose

“The Lord has refused to give me permission to go with you.” (Num 22:13) With these words Balaam answered the servants of king Balak of Moab when approached to perform a certain job for the king.  But Balaam first inquired of the Lord about whether he should go, and God said no.

So king Balak sent another, even more distinguished, contingent of men to Balaam to really turn his arm to come and do the job for king Balak.  Once again Balaam answered them “Though Balak were to give me ... continue reading

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Got the job?

After King David of Israel was well established as king, he intended to build a house (a temple) for God. But God sent the prophet Nathan to David to give him God’s perspective on the matter of building a house for God.

We read about it in 1 Chr 17:7-8. Now therefore, thus shall you say to My servant David, thus says the Lord of hosts: “I took you from the sheepfold, from following the sheep, to be ruler over my people Israel. And I have been with you... continue reading

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Foundations

We all think of different things when the word foundation is mentioned. Women may think about make-up, parents and teachers about the foundation phase of school for the little ones and others about the foundation of a building.  Whatever the case may be, we all know that the better the foundation, the better the outcome of what we build on it.

But how often do we consider that our lives are also built on a foundation; which is not the pedestal we would like people to put us on.  ... continue reading

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2 Sam 12:25 “So he called his name Jedidiah because of the Lord.”

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