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The Lost Sheep

Download the pdf file In the parable of the good shepherd, the shepherd leaves the 99 sheep to look for the one lost one. [Matthew 18.10-14; Luke 15.3-6]  And when he finds it, he calls all his friends together to rejoice. 99 + 1 is 100.  The parable per say does not only speak of the […]

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Spirit of truth III

Download the pdf file The Holy Spirit came knowing that the eleven had not only disbelieved, disobeyed and delayed His outpouring, but had used the casting the of lot to decide on Judas’ replacement.  As such, the composition of the twelve would forever be, could never be perfect… for they had not waited for Him […]

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The Spirit of truth II

Download the pdf file “What is truth?” asked Pilate of Jesus… but Jesus never answered him. [John 18.38]  No, Jesus showed him, for the answer to Pilate’s question lays not in words, but in deeds.  Jesus answered this question of Pilate by the way He chose not to take up Pilate’s offer of clemency but to […]

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The Spirit of truth I

Download the pdf file When Jesus told the eleven that it was good that He goes away so that the Father can send another Counsellor [John 16.7] – the Spirit of truth [John 16.13] – Jesus spoke of the manifestation of the Spirit of God in a form that was unknown to Israel.  For in the scriptures […]

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