A Priceless Message
“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to gain what he cannot lose.” These wise words spoken by a sage reminds us of our Lord’s statement that gaining the whole world and losing our soul is the height of foolishness. Ye...
Mon, 27-Mar-2017
Wisdom In Word

 

"Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time. Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one."
Colossians 4:5-6

There are so many parts to us that make us human. We love, we share, we hurt and we get hurt. We are also sensit...

09h30 - 19 Mar 2017
AKA Solly Bendrau
by Rev. Warren Watermeyer
Part 2
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Tolerance - A Virtue
Date: 10 Aug 2014

We must not be prejudiced against those who are different from ourselves. Our society is fragmented because people are afraid of others who have a different culture from theirs. By recognising another person’s right to believe what they choose, is a sign of maturity. Christians who love the Lord and His Word are called to be tolerant to others. Tolerance is a strength, not a weakness; tolerance is not compromising your conviction or beliefs, it’s acknowledging the freedom of choice as a gift to humanity. What does the Scripture say? - “Choose this day who you will serve.” 

Fear fuels the fire of fanaticism. Our Creator wants us to be more objective and rational when making choices. Subjective and emotional reaction may lead to
confusion and regret. We are the salt of the earth and the light of the world.

The ministry of Jesus our Lord was singled out by observers as being different. The way He taught and acted made Him different from the other religious leaders of His day. He spoke the language of the people in accents that were easy to understand. He spoke the Word of God, His Father. He promoted justice and equity. He said love those who hate you. His Kingdom was not of this world and therefore it would not come through war or violence. He was unique when He asserted –

“I am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father  

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