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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LOWLY LEADERS!

LOWLY LEADERS! To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder and a witness of Christ’s sufferings, who will also share in the glory to be revealed: Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under you care, watching over them – not because you must, but because you are willing as God wants you to be; not pursuing …Continue reading →

TAKE IT ON THE NOSE!

TAKE IT ON THE NOSE! If you suffer, it should not be as a murderer or a thief or any other kind of criminal, or even as a meddler. However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name. For it is time for judgment to begin with God’s household; and …Continue reading →

THE FIERY ORDEAL

THE FIERY ORDEAL Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when His glory is revealed. If you are insulted because of the name of …Continue reading →

FAITHFUL STEWARDS OF GOD’S GRACE

FAITHFUL STEWARDS OF GOD’S GRACE Each of your should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. If anyone speaks, he should do it as one who speaks the very words of God. If anyone serves, he should do it with the strength God provides, so that in all …Continue reading →

LIVE FOR OTHERS

LIVE FOR OTHERS The end of all things is near, Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you can pray. Above all, love each other deeply because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others as faithful stewards of …Continue reading →

ACCOUNTABLE TO HIM

ACCOUNTABLE TO HIM They are surprised that you do not join them in their reckless, wild living, and they heap abuse on you. But they will have to give an account to Him who is ready to judge the living and the dead. For this reason the gospel was preached even to those who are now dead, so that they …Continue reading →

HOW DOES SUFFERING DEAL WITH SIN?

HOW DOES SUFFERING DEAL WITH SIN?  Therefore, since Christ suffered in His body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. For you have spent enough time …Continue reading →

WHO IS THE HIRELING OF JOHN 10?

WHO IS THE HIRELING OF JOHN 10? “The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. my purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.” John 10:10 Times without number, I have heard preachers, teachers, and every other category of believer in Jesus, refer to the devil as the one who comes to “kill, steal, and destroy”. …Continue reading →

SECURE IN CHRIST

SECURE IN CHRIST In it, only a few, eight in all, were saved through water, and this water symbolises baptism what now saves you also – not the removal of dirt from the body but the pledge of a clear conscience toward God. It saves you by the resurrection of Jesus Christ who had gone into heaven and who is …Continue reading →

BE PREPARED

BE PREPARED Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. ‘Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.’ But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give answer to everyone who asks you to give a reason …Continue reading →

THE WAY OF THE MASTER

THE WAY OF THE MASTER Finally, all of you be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. For, ‘Whoever would love life and see good days must …Continue reading →

HUSBAND, BE A REAL MAN

HUSBAND, BE A REAL MAN Husbands, in the same way, be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers. (1 Peter 3:7) The Bible teaches God’s people to live their lives from a different perspective from …Continue reading →

WORDLESS WITNESS

WORDLESS WITNESS Wives, in the same way, submit yourselves to your husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behaviour of their wives when they see the purity and reverence of your lives. Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the …Continue reading →

SCAPEGOAT AND SACRIFICE

SCAPEGOAT AND SACRIFICE ‘He Himself bore our sins’ in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; ‘by His wounds you have been healed.’ For ‘you were like sheep going astray’ but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls. (1 Peter 2: 24, 25). Despite his own …Continue reading →

CHRIST SUFFERED FOR YOU

CHRIST SUFFERED FOR YOU To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example that you should follow in His steps. ‘He committed no sin and no deceit was found in His mouth.’ When they hurled their insults at Him, He did not retaliate; when He suffered, He made no threats. Instead, He entrusted Himself to …Continue reading →