Author Archives: Kobus van der Walt

Jesus’ “I Am” Statements – 02 (“I am the Light of the World”)

Jesus’ “I Am” Statements – 02(“I am the Light of the World”)  SCRIPTURE READING: ​Joh.8:12-30 (ESV) ~ “Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light … Continue reading

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Jesus’ “I Am” Statements – 01 (“I am the Bread of Life”)

1.     INTRODUCTION: Today, on this glorious “resurrection Sunday”I would like, together with our series on Revelation and James, also start with a short, eight part series in which we will be focussing on the person of Jesus Christ by looking at the … Continue reading

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James – Practicing Faith – 03 (“No Works, No Faith”)

1.    SCRIPTURE READING: James 2:14-26 (ESV) ~“What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? 15 If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, 16 and one of you … Continue reading

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James – Practicing Faith – 02 (“The Sin of Partiality”)

James – Practicing Faith – 02 (“The Sin of Partiality”)(“The Sin of Partiality”)  1.    SCRIPTURE READING: James 2:1-13 (ESV) ~“My brothers, show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory. For if a man wearing … Continue reading

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James: Practicing Faith – 01 (“Testing Your Faith”)

James: Practicing Faith – 01(“Testing Your Faith”)] James 1:1-18 Greetings. Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, … Continue reading

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No, ‘Saul the Persecutor’ Did Not Become ‘Paul the Apostle’

No, ‘Saul the Persecutor’ Did Not Become ‘Paul the Apostle’ I keep coming across a “sticky” misconception that God (specifically, Jesus) changed the name of an important figure we now typically refer to as “Saint Paul.” In a recent sermon, I … Continue reading

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Spiritual Stability

Spiritual Stability 1. SCRIPTURE READING: Phil.4:1-9 (ESV) ~ “Therefore, my brothers, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved. 2I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche to agree in the … Continue reading

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Revelation: The Culmination of Scripture – 22 (“The Angel and the Little Scroll”)

Revelation: The Culmination of Scripture – 22 (“The Angel and the Little Scroll”) 1. SCTPTURE READING: Rev.10:1-11 ~ “Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, with a rainbow over his head, and his face … Continue reading

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Revelation: The Culmination of Scripture – 21 (“The 6th Trumpet – 2nd Woe”)

Revelation: The Culmination of Scripture – 21 (“The 6th Trumpet – 2nd Woe”) 1. INTRODUCTION: In today’s teaching we will see that God continues to judge an unbelieving world by allowing evil forces to destroy their own followers. We will also … Continue reading

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Revelation: The Culmination of Scripture – 20 (“The 5th Trumpet – 1st Woe”)

Revelation: The Culmination of Scripture – 20 (“The 5th Trumpet – 1st Woe”) 1. INTRODUCTION: The focus of today’s teaching is the 5th Trumpet Judgment and we find that in Rev.8:13-9:11. In the previous trumpet judgment (the 4th trumpet judgment) we … Continue reading

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