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 – ENOUGH FOR EVERYONE

ENOUGH FOR EVERYONE “Again He asked, ‘What shall I compare the kingdom of God to? It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into a large amount of flour until it worked all through the dough.'” Luke 13:20, 21 (NIV). When two or more parables appear together, called a ‘chain’, to interpret them correctly one must look for …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – WHAT’S IT LIKE?

WHAT’S IT LIKE ‘Then Jesus asked, ‘What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it to? It is like a mustard seed which a man took and planted in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air perched in its branches.'” Luke 13:18, 19 (NIV). The kingdom of God is like …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – WHO IS REALLY RESPONSIBLE?

WHO IS REALLY RESPONSIBLE “But Jesus shot back, ‘You frauds! Each Sabbath every one of you regularly unties your cow or donkey from its stall, leads it out for water and thinks nothing of it. So why isn’t it all right for me to untie this daughter of Abraham and lead her from the stall where Satan has had her …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – FURIOUS

FURIOUS “The meeting-place president, furious because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, said to the congregation, “Six days have been defined as work days. Come on one of the six if you want to be healed, but not on the seventh, the Sabbath.'” Luke 13:14, Strange, isn’t it, how reason, logic and even basic human kindness, leave the brain when …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – TWISTED AND BENT OVER

TWISTED AND BENT OVER “He was teaching in one of the meeting places on the Sabbath. There was a woman present, so twisted and bent over with arthritis that she couldn’t even look up. She had been afflicted with this for eighteen years. When Jesus saw her He called her over. ‘Woman, you’re free!’ He laid hands on her and …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – GIVE IT ANOTHER YEAR

GIVE IT ANOTHER YEAR “Then He told them a story: ‘A man had an apple tree planted in his front yard. He came to it, expecting to find apples, but there weren’t any. He said to his gardener, ‘What’s going on here? For three years I’ve come to this tree expecting apples and not one apple I have found. Chop …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – TURN TO GOD OR DIE

CHAPTER THIRTEEN TURN TO GOD OR DIE “About that time some people came up and told Him about the Galileans Pilate had killed while they were at worship, mixing their blood with the blood of the sacrifices on the altar. Jesus responded, ‘Do you think those murdered Galileans were worse sinners than all other Galileans. Not at all. Unless you …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – USE YOUR COMMON SENSE

USE YOUR COMMON SENSE “You don’t have to be a genius to understand these things. Just use your common sense, the kind you’d use if, while being taken to court, you decided to settle up with your accuser on the way, knowing that if the case went to the judge, you’d probably go to jail and pay every last penny …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – THE GOD-SEASON

THE GOD-SEASON “Then He turned to the crowd: ‘When you see clouds coming in from the west, you say, ‘Storm’s coming’ – and you’re right. And when the wind comes out of the south, you say, ‘This’ll be a hot one’ – and you’re right. Frauds! You know how to tell a change in the weather, so don’t tell me …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – DISRUPT AND CONFRONT

DISRUPT AND CONFRONT “I’ve come to disrupt and confront! From now on, when you find five in a house, it will be – three against two, and two against three, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against bride and bride against mother-in-law.” Luke 12:52, 53. Is it Jesus’ intention to cause …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – RIGHT SIDE UP

RIGHT SIDE UP “I’ve come to start a fire on this earth – how I wish it were blazing right now! I’ve come to change everything, turn everything right-side up – how I long for it to be finished! Do you think I came to smooth things over and make everything nice? Not so. I’ve come to disrupt and confront!” …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – GREAT GIFTS…GREAT RESPONSIBILITIES

GREAT GIFTS – GREAT RESPONSIBILITIES “The servant who knows what his master wants and ignores it, or insolently does whatever he pleases, will be thoroughly thrashed. But if he does a poor job through ignorance, he’ll get off with a slap on the hand. Great gifts mean great responsibilities; greater gifts, greater responsibilities.” Luke 12:47, 48. There is something terribly …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT

WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT “But if he says to himself, ‘The master is certainly taking his time,’ begins maltreating the servants and maids, throws parties for his friends, and gets drunk, the master will walk in when he least expects it, give him the thrashing of his life and put him back in the kitchen peeling potatoes.”  Luke 12:45, …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – IS THIS STORY JUST FOR US?

IS THIS STORY JUST FOR US? “Peter said, ‘Master, are you telling this story just for us? Or is it for everybody?’ The Master said, ‘Let me ask you; who is the dependable manager, full of common sense that the master puts in charge of his staff, to feed them well and on time? He is a blessed man if, …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – DON’T BE SLOVENLY (PART 2)

DON’T BE SLOVENLY – PART 2 “You know that if the house owner had known what night the burglar was coming, he wouldn’t have stayed out late and left the place unlocked. So don’t you be slovenly and careless. Just when you don’t expect Him, the Son of Man will show up.” Luke 12:39, 40. The autumn feasts, which took …Continue reading →