Welcome to EFC Online

Welcome to Ebenezer Family Church Online

We appreciate your visiting our website and pray that you will be blessed as you do so. The Ebenezer Family Church is found in King William’s Town, the Capital of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Feel free to visit us or to contact us with any suggestions or comments. JESUS IS LORD!


  
 

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THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – WHO ARE THE REALLY BLESSED ONES?

WHO ARE THE REALLY BLESSED ONES? “While He was saying these things, some woman lifted her voice above the murmur of the crowd, ‘Blessed is the womb that carried you and the breasts at which you nursed.’ Jesus commented, ‘Even more blessed are those who hear God’s word and guard It with their lives.'” Luke 11:27, 28. Jesus was always …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – EMPTY IS DANGEROUS

EMPTY IS DANGEROUS “When a corrupting spirit is expelled from someone, it drifts along through the desert looking for an oasis, some unsuspecting soul it can bedevil. When it doesn’t find anyone it says, ‘I’ll go back to my old haunt.’ On return, it finds the person swept and dusted, but vacant. It then runs out and rounds up seven …Continue reading →

THE GOSPL OF LUKE – THIS IS WAR!

THIS IS WAR! “When a strong man, armed to the teeth, stands guard in his front yard, his property is safe and     sound. But what if a stronger man comes along with superior weapons? Then he’s beaten at his    own game, the arsenal that gave him such confidence hauled off, and his precious possessions plundered. “This is war and there …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE _ IS JESUS A DEVIL?

IS JESUS A DEVIL? “Jesus knew what they were thinking and said, ‘Any country in civil war for very long is wasted. A constantly squabbling family falls to pieces. If Satan cancels Satan, is there any Satan left? You accuse me of ganging up with the devil, the prince of demons, to cast out demons, but if you’re slinging devil-mud …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – REACTIONS TO JESUS

REACTIONS TO JESUS “Jesus delivered a man from a demon that had kept him speechless. The demon gone, the man started talking a blue streak, taking the crowd by complete surprise. But some from the crowd were cynical. ‘Black magic,’ they said. ‘Some devil trick He’s pulled from His sleeve.’ Others were sceptical, waiting around for Him to prove Himself …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – CAN WE ASK TOO MUCH?

CAN WE ASK TOO MUCH? “If your little boy asks for a serving of fish, do you scare him with a live snake on his plate? If your little girl asks for an egg, do you trick her with a spider? As bad as you are, you wouldn’t think of such a thing – you’re at least decent to your …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – DON’T PLAY GAMES WITH GOD

DON’T PLAY GAMES WITH GOD “Here’s what I am saying, Ask and you’ll get; seek and you’ll find; knock and the door will open. Don’t bargain with God. Be direct. Ask for what you need. This is not a cat-and-mouse, hide-and-seek game we’re in.” Luke 11:9-10. If this story is about the reason why we pray, it is also about …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – DOES GOD ENJOY BEING NAGGED?

DOES GOD ENJOY BEING NAGGED? “Then He said, “Imagine what would happen if you went to a friend in the middle of the night and said, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread. An old friend travelling through just showed up and I don’t have a thing on hand…'” Luke 11:5-8 Jesus concludes His teaching on prayer with a little …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – WHEN YOU PRAY, SAY…

WHEN YOU PRAY, SAY… Then He said to them, “When you pray, say, ‘Father, hallowed be your name; your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation.'” Luke 11:2-4. I wonder how well the disciples understood what Jesus was teaching …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – LORD, TEACH US TO PRAY

CHAPTER ELEVEN LORD, TEACH US TO PRAY “One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When He finished, one of His disciples said, ‘Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.’” Luke 11:1. This was a strange request unless something significant lay behind it. What was it about the prayers of Jesus that caught the attention …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – IT ALL DEPENDS ON ATTITUDE

IT ALL DEPENDS ON ATTITUDE “As they continued their travel, Jesus entered a village. A woman by the name of Martha welcomed Him and made Him feel quite at home. She had a sister, Mary, who sat before the Master, hanging on every word He said. But Martha was pulled away by all she had to do in the kitchen. …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – NEIGHBOURS

NEIGHBOURS “Looking for a loophole, he asked, ‘And just how would you define “neighbour”?’ “Jesus answered by telling a story, ‘There was once a man travelling from Jerusalem to Jericho. On the way he was attacked by robbers. They took his clothes, beat him up, and went off leaving him half dead. Luckily a priest was on his way down …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – THE REAL TEST

THE REAL TEST “Just then a religion scholar stood up with a question to test Jesus. ‘Teacher, what do I need to do to get eternal life?’ He answered, ‘What’s written in God’s Law? How do you interpret it?’ “He said, ‘That you love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and muscle and intelligence — and …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – HONOUR THE HONOUR!

HONOUR THE HONOUR! “At that Jesus rejoiced, exuberant in the Holy Spirit. ’I thank you, Father, Master of heaven and earth, that you hid these things from the know-it-alls and showed them to these innocent newcomers. Yes, Father, it pleased you to do it this way. “‘I’ve been given it all by my Father! Only the Father knows who the …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – TWO PERSPECTIVES

TWO PERSPECTIVES “The seventy came back triumphant. ‘Master, even the demons danced to your tune!’ Jesus said, ‘I know. I saw Satan fall, a bolt of lightning out of the sky. See what I’ve given you? Safe passage as you walk on snakes and scorpions, and protection from every assault of the Enemy. No one can put a hand on …Continue reading →