WEEK 7: Faithful in the Little

15th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

“If you are faithful in little things, you will be faithful in large ones. But if you are dishonest in little things, you won’t be honest with greater responsibilities.” (Luke 16:10, NLT)   After I completed my first year at the missions and discipleship school, I returned for a second year. All the seniors who…

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WEEK 6: Death, Where is Your Sting?

11th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

“O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?” (1 Corinthians 15:55, NLT)   One afternoon, I sat at my computer, on Facebook, in my pyjamas, and I heard my gate rattling with vigour. Before I could even get off my chair, a friend that lived around the corner came running into…

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WEEK 5: This is what Dreams are Made Of

1st March 2019 . by incontext_adm

“And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to His purpose for them.” (Romans 8:28, NLT)   As a little girl, I had huge dreams: I dreamt of becoming a famous singer who would make a difference in this dark world….

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WEEK 4: Moulded by the Potter

22nd February 2019 . by incontext_adm

“And yet, O LORD, You are our Father. We are the clay, and You are the potter. We all are formed by Your hand.” (Isaiah 64:8, NLT)   As I walked with God and started to spend time with Him, I began to notice horrible things within myself. Things like greed, pride, lust, selfishness and…

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WEEK 3: To Whom You Belong

16th February 2019 . by incontext_adm

“You are citizens along with all of God’s holy people. You are members of God’s family.” (Ephesians 2:19, NLT)   Due to my past and the lifestyle I lived before I came to know Christ, I still carried around the shame of everything I did. I felt as Paul did in 1 Timothy 1:15 where…

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WEEK 2: Today Is the Day of Salvation!

8th February 2019 . by incontext_adm

“… ‘At just the right time, I heard you. On the day of salvation, I helped you.’ Indeed, the ‘right time’ is now. Today is the day of salvation.” (2 Corinthians 6:2, NLT)   I was far from believing that I had worth, until I met Him… Him being my Faithful Lover, Jesus Christ.  He…

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WEEK 1: Life’s Roller Coaster

1st February 2019 . by incontext_adm

“We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation.” (Romans 5:3-5, NLT)   During my ministry at a missions and discipleship school, I had the opportunity to lead a devotion early one…

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WEEK 10: Build Altars

25th January 2019 . by incontext_adm

“… Go over before the ark of the Lord your God into the middle of the Jordan. Each of you is to take up a stone on his shoulder, according to the number of the tribes of the Israelites, to serve as a sign among you. In the future, when your children ask you, ‘What…

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WEEK 9: By My Spirit

21st January 2019 . by incontext_adm

“So he said to me, ‘This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty.’” (Zechariah 4:6, NIV)   So often one is frustrated with family, friends, neighbours or colleagues who just cannot see your point or are on a destructive path…

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WEEK 8: Inside Out

14th January 2019 . by incontext_adm

“But the Lord said to Samuel, ‘Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.’” (1 Samuel 16:7, NIV)   I have often looked at or listened…

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