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Xhosa
Yesu, ndiyakholwa ukuba wandifela emnqamlezweni. Apho walinyazwa ngenxa yeziphoso zam, Walinyazwa ngenxa yobubi bam, ubetho loxolelo lwam lube phezu kwakho. Ndifana nemvu elahlekileyo, ndiye ndalahleka, kodwa ndiyakholwa ukuba uThixo walibeka phezu k
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Dear Heavenly Father,
Thank You for revealing Your thoughts and Your ways to us. Thank you for giving us Your Word, written on the pages of the Bible, so that we can read it, study it, meditate on it, and learn more about You. Men and women have been martyred to make su
JOY Magazine4 min. leídosPaganism & Neo-Paganism
THE BOOK OF REVELATION REVEALED Part VI – Thyatira
The fourth church of Revelation is Thyatira (Rev 2:18 – 29). The Thyatira-style church is a busy, active church. Something is happening in this church every day of the week, and it is filled with active programmes. Jesus praises this church for its l
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5 Steps Of Growth In 2021
In this column Mark Hewett, CEO of Legion of Lions, will answer five key business questions. The first two questions are covered in this issue and the last three will be addressed next month: • What should be our readers’ approach to 2021 for their
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God's Wrath For Sin Made Known In The Gospel
Over the last few issues we’ve been working through Romans 1. So far we’ve learnt this: all people know about God through the witness of creation, and all people have a sense of the wrath and coming judgement of God through the witness of conscience.
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Ask Val
I am a widow and very lonely. I have met someone but if we marry, I will lose my pension. May we live together under the circumstances without a formal marriage legalised by the State? We are both believers. A. The Bible is clear that ‘fornication’
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What is God Saying?
2021 is the beginning of a completely new year for those who follow the Gregorian calendar. God reveals His plans and purposes to us for preparation, warning, and adjustment. 2021 will not ease the pandemic, which has changed the course of our nation
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Midgey's Moments
A happy and blessed New Year to you all! I expect that many of you will be wondering what 2021 will be like after 2020? My Arnie (Aunty Trish) told me that there are many encouraging and inspiring verses in the Bible for a new year, or new beginning
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So Many Plans, So Little God
What is it that distinguishes disciples of Christ from the world in how we approach a New Year? God Himself. Truth be told however, we often look to the pundits and influencers as they gaze into the crystal ball of future trends. Alternatively, we sp
JOY Magazine7 min. leídosWorld
Amir Tsarfati Sharing God’s Plan for the End Times
A respected authority on Israel, the Middle East and Bible prophecy, Amir Tsarfati has seen his ministry expand globally over the last decade. Amir joined the Israeli army in 1990 and underwent basic training during the first Gulf War. He served almo
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Letters To The Editor
Dear readers, we love to hear your thoughts on the stories that we publish, what is going on around the world, and what the Lord has placed on your heart! Email your letter through to editor@joymag.co.za for a chance to be featured – please try to ke
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Jesus Is Coming Back Soon! Are You Ready ?
Happy 2021! 2020 was such a historical year and now we find ourselves es facing facing this this new new year year. . Uncertainty U Uncertainty has has abounded abounded but we have this certainty: Jesus Christ is coming back soon. There are re three
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Fact File:
Married to Miriam for 25 years • They have 4 children: Ariel (23), Maayan (21), Elad (15) , Eilon (7) • Amir has been a believer for 30 years • His favourite Scripture is: Exodus 33:13, “If you are pleased with me, teach me your ways so I
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Why Am I Here?
1 Every person on earth is here by the grace of God to make a decision about their destiny when they die. We must choose between going to heaven (life) or hell (death). 2 God loves us and His desire is that we choose eternal life in heaven. 3 In John
JOY Magazine5 min. leídosPsychology
Shake Me
It all started during lockdown. I was struggling with anxiety and fear (something that has always been a struggle of mine.) However, this time it was the last straw. On April 1st 2020 – the 6th day of lockdown – I was playing my guitar and worshippin
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Travelling To Israel
From natural disasters to plagues and pandemics, 2020 will be remembered as one of the most terrible years for mankind. And at this early stage, 2021 does not look much better either – with the world effectively still on pause until a vaccine (which
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A Joyful Heart Is Good Medicine
It’s a new month and a new year – Hallelujah! As we turn the pages and close the chapter on perhaps the most ‘unprecedented’ year of our lives, let’s make a conscious decision in this next chapter to be happy, light-hearted, fun, optimistic, and joyf
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Stumbling In Life's Race
Zola Budd’s clash with Mary Decker at the 1984 Los Angeles Games is one of the biggest and most controversial events in Olympic history. In a head-to-head that gripped the imagination of the world, the 3000 metre race pitted the experienced and popul
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Local Minister Breaks Away From Methodist Church Over Its Support For BDS
A Christian minister has put his livelihood on the line by quitting the Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA) over its Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) policy towards Israel. Reverend Rowan Rennie says he would rather “sleep on the street” t
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Hope Art Africa Empowers Women
Hope Art Africa started in Zambia where we currently empower and uplift 11 previously impoverished ladies. Paul and Marinette relocated to George, South Africa, in 2012 where they started Hope Church George. Hope Church George went on to start a comm
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Faith By Numbers
Wouldn’t it be great to measure the true impact that local churches and faith-based organisations have in your town or city? Many churches are doing incredible work transforming their local communities through social projects and other initiatives. T
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Africa 4 Palestine
BDS South Africa—an NGO that enjoys significant influence within the ruling African National Congress—announced that it has adopted a new name, a new logo and a new(ish) mission. Henceforward, the group will be known as “Africa for Palestine.” AFP “w
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Hope Art Africa
Pastors Paul and Marinette van Coller pioneered The Zambia Project in 2003, and in 2008 the couple planted Hope Church Mongu. The work continues to flourish under Paul and Marinette’s leadership. Visit thezambiaproject.org to be inspired with what Go
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Why Hope Restores in Every Situation
Every one of us goes through dark valleys and troubled times. But in Christ Jesus we have hope. And hope restores in every situation—no matter how dark it may seem. To say the last year has been challenging would be an understatement for most of the
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Passionate About Seeing People
I grew up in a Christian home. My dad died before I was 4. My mom was only 34 at the time. Although I knew Jesus as my personal saviour since the age of 5, the basic needs that only a father can provide to a child were not adequately met. I incurred
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Changing Lives, Investing In Futures
Isaiah was one of the first children to join our children’s homes and he was welcomed into a loving family. Today he is 10 years old!Through the support he has received from Hope Art Africa, he has been able to receive a great education and has grown
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What Does The Bible Say About Fate / Destiny?
This is a very complex issue, and we will start with what the Bible does not teach. Fate is usually thought of as a predetermined course of events beyond human control. A typical response to a belief in fate is resignation—if we can’t change destiny,
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Operation Decapolis
5 CfaN Gospel Campaigns in 5 cities in 2 weeks! CfaN Bootcamp graduates and guest evangelists share testimonies of what God did in Tanzania nzania… … After one meeting had ended, I was heading back to our vehicle when people surrounded it and starte
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3 Points to Ponder on: GRATITUDE
I recently read the following quote from an unknown author: “I am thankful for the taxes that I pay, because it means I am employed. I am thankful for the clothes that fit a little too snug, because it means that I have enough to eat. I am thankful f
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What Does It Mean To Be HOLY?
In 1 Peter 1:13-16, Peter writes to believers, “Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. As obedient children, do not be conformed to
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