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Wys tans plasings vanaf August, 2012

Ministries and IRM share joint intention (Vision)

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After a good Bible study on the passage in the Joint intention 1 Cor 3: 5-6 and 12-18 the table was well prepared for the rethinking of this intention. We took some of the words in the intention and discussed their meaning. The following was said:
Based on the BibleOur lives must be in line with the Kingdom of God not with individuals. The Bible should be the base of everything we do. We need to treat one another based on Biblical truth. We also have to do this in our discussions together. We are part of God’s story and we need to reconcile relationships that were destroyed by sin. We need to be the image of God and that means to be servants. The way we want to treat one another also in these discussions Growing ChurchThis growth is Spiritual and also in numbers Change is part of this growing process. This change should be visible as you move from one point to another. Sacrifice and dying in yourself is part of this process. The old person must die. This is a continuing process and does not h…

Biblestudy - Ministries talk to the IRM

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I still think it is cheating to arrive in Milange the same day than leaving in Cape Town. It was good to chat about the different ministries and which issues the supporters want to add to the agenda. We arrived in Milange in the evening and greeted the church leaders. Thursday morning we started by introducing one another and then we did a Biblestudy on 1 Cor 3:5-6 and 12-18. Kobus Eksteen guided us through this passage and it became a very productive time as we could link it to our joint intention between the ministries in South-Africa and the IRM. All through our meetings, the principles of this study were repeated.  I try to jot down some of the ideas: We saw that in Christ we have a new covenant and that covenant is bringing us in a process of change. We have brokenness before Christ and before one another in this process. The seed need to die to produce a new plant and multiply the seed. We do this through grace and we have nothing to be proud in ourselves. We need to be humble be…