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  1. The Hand of God

    A personal testimony.

    It was 1979, we just moved to a new house in Deventer, at the time we had 2 daughters one of 3 and 1 of year old. Now the oldest one was the rebellious type, we told her time and time again her playing space outside was limited to the road which was about 50 meters from our house.

    The road itself wasn't the main problem as there was not so much traffic, the main and big problem started when you had crossed the road. After the road you entered a ...
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  2. blog entry hopefully not too long.

    Hey it’s another blog post thingies from me, abidinglife. You know that funny weird guy from New Zealand…Well yeah I’m back from my badminton game, pretty disappointing playing from me. I didn’t play very good and I get so angry. I just took a break from badminton over summer and I come back and I play really bad. It’s crazy, I guess what I can learn from this is that when we take a holiday from God, we lose so much we have worked for.

    You know, I have realized something. I trust ...
  3. 13. Follow Jesus, Not Religion

    I just got done watching Evan Almighty and near the end of the movie Evan says, “I fought you all the way”

    Isn’t it a blessing to be able to say this to Jesus at your reward!!

    Instead of hearing Jesus say, “// I do not know you //” (Luke 13:27)
  4. Pressing thru in Trust of Him

    The color of trust is really no color at all. It is others can see thru.

    No matter our station or calling our life must not boast in theory, but be poured out in life as Christ's redeemed.

    We were under great pressure so that we despaired even of life...
    But this happened that we might not rely on ourselved but on God, who raises the dead.

    2Corinthians 1:8-9

    Pressed beyond measure; yes, pressed to great length; ...
  5. Just As His Father Had Done...

    The other day I had the privilege of holding my son during worship in our Sunday evening service. I used to hold him regularly during worship at our former church, but, since moving to pastor our own I have been leading most of it myself and wasn’t able to hold him. It was such a delight! At times he would lean his head into me so that his ear was up against my mouth. I’m not the most talented singer, but, my year and a half old son doesn’t care—he’s my biggest fan. At one point he began just ...