The Beginning and the End

Sibhekiwe Cele is both the end of a chapter and the beginning of new chapter of the story of my life All the credit is due to the Writer of this beautiful story, The Author and Perfector of my faith As I reflect back upon each page I am amazed at these words that have…

Give thanks 

Sibhekiwe Cele The breathe of life that you have given me is not sufficient to blow out the air that can fully balloon the thanks to exuberantly celebrate you My mind does not even encompass the wisdom to comprehend the gratitude to be radically rendered to you The songs I sing with the choir of…

Myths vs truth 1: Is the church building the house house of God?

Thabiso Mona I remember it very well. It was winter, summer, spring and autumn, when I was always being told to go to the house of God. My granny really meant it, and my grandpa was really pushing it. He said, I quote “The bishop has prayed over this place, so we can fellowship here….

God’s visions needs God’s interpretations: Episode 2

Thabiso Mona “The dream is certain and it’s interpretation is true” Daniel 2:45 Nebuchadnezzar saw a statue that was broken into pieces by a stone cut out without hands, which grew into a GREAT mountain And FILLED the whole earth. Daniel tells Nebuchadnezzar that the statue is four kingdoms. Babylon is the first kingdom, after…

God’s visions need God’s interpretation: Episode 1

Thabiso Mona I always wondered why every denomination on the planet has its roots in the bible. Saying what the bible says is not enough. We need to also mean what it means. This requires a contextual study of the bible. I suggest we start off with the difficult scriptures everybody is afraid of. Example,…

LORD I AM TAKING YOU AT YOUR WORD AS I GIVE

Sbheko Cele It is the mark of a true Christian to both give and trust in the Lord’s provision. It is imperative for us as women-as we grow in the knowledge our saviour Jesus Christ-to receive a revelation of God being our ultimate source of provision (Gen 22:14). We must also freely give out of…

The mysteries of God: Can God be seen?

Papi Seopa Why could;Moses (Exodus 33:11, Deutoronomy 34:10) and Isaiah (Isaiah 6:1) see God but yet God says, “You cannot see My face; for no man shall see Me, and live” (Exodus 33:20). 1. God is Spirit, invisible to the human eye. When God says “you cannot see my face,” He doesn’t mean He won’t…

PURIFY ME OH LORD, I WANT TO WORSHIP YOU WITH ALL OF ME

Sbheko Cele Wash my heart, wash my hands, Because I want to worship You. I want to worship You. Here we are, here I stand. So make me new, make me new, say. (Mali Music – Make Me New) The lyrics of Mali’s song are truly convicting as they speaking of repentance and the cleansing…

BY FAITH I LIVE POWERFULLY, PRAYING THE WORD OF GOD

Sbheko Cele “I want to be a woman who overcomes obstacles by tackling them in faith instead of tiptoeing around them in fear” _ Renee Swope The desire to live a supernatural life by faith should be in the heart of every woman of God. When we are saved we no longer live but Christ…

FATHER TEACH YOUR DAUGHTER HOW TO LOVE

Sbheko Cele Love is at the core of the life in Christ Jesus. The greatest commandments given to us are to love the Lord with all of our hearts, minds, soul and strength as well as to love our neighbours as we love ourselves (Matt 22:37-40). God is love defined and love only comes from…

Is division a solution to agreement?

Thabiso Mona I was born in the rural settlement of Ga-Mogashoa, Sekhukhune, in the Limpopo province. There were separations and divisions in the settlement to a point where you couldn’t jump to each other’s territory. As I look back, I wonder what was the reason behind the separation. Why did we desire to divide and…

Dear Man Do You Know Who She Is…?

Sibhekiwe Cele It was not good for you to be alone so the Lord saw it fit for her to be your helper You were put into deep sleep while she was fearfully and wonderfully made from your rib bone When you awoke as you gazed upon her your mouth poured out the flow of…