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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 – DID JESUS MAKE A MISTAKE?

DID JESUS MAKE A MISTAKE? “At about that same time He climbed a mountain to pray. He was there all night in prayer before God. The next day He summoned His disciples; from them He selected twelve He designated as apostles: “Simon whom He named Peter; Andrew, his brother; James; John ; Philip; Bartholomew; Matthew; Thomas; James, son of Alpheus; …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – WHAT IS THE RIGHT THING TO DO?

WHAT IS THE RIGHT THING TO DO? “On another Sabbath He went to the meeting place and taught. There was a man there with a crippled right hand. The religion scholars and Pharisees had their eye on Jesus to see if He would heal the man, hoping to catch Him in a Sabbath infraction. He knew what they were up …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – NOT RULES BUT REST

CHAPTER SIX NOT RULES BUT REST “On a certain Sabbath Jesus was walking through a field of ripe grain. His disciples were pulling off heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands to get rid of the chaff, and eating them. Some Pharisees said, ‘Why are you doing that, breaking a Sabbath rule?’ “But Jesus stood up for them. ‘Have …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – THE BRIDEGROOM IS HERE!

THE BRIDEGROOM IS HERE! “They asked Him, ‘John’s disciples are well-known for keeping fasts and saying prayers. Also the Pharisees. But you seem to spend most of your time at parties. Why?’ Jesus said, ‘When you are celebrating a wedding, you don’t skimp on the cake and wine. You feast. Later you may need to pull in your belt, but …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – DO YOU KNOW YOU ARE SICK?

DO YOU KNOW YOU ARE SICK? “After this He went out and saw a man at his work collecting taxes. Jesus said, ‘Come along with me.’ And he did – walked away from everything and went with Him. “Levi gave a large dinner at his home for Jesus. Everybody was there, tax men and other disreputable characters as guests at …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – WHERE WAS THE SACRIFICE?

WHERE WAS THE SACRIFICE? “That set the religion scholars and Pharisees buzzing. ’Who does He think He is? That’s blasphemous talk! God and only God can forgive sins.’ Jesus knew exactly what they were thinking and said, ‘Why all this gossipy whispering? Which is simpler: to say ‘I forgive your sins,’ or to say ‘Get up and start walking?’ Well, …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – BOOMERANG BLESSING!

BOOMERANG BLESSING! “One day as He was teaching, Pharisees and religion teachers were sitting around. They had come from nearly every village in Galilee and Judea, even as far away as Jerusalem, to be there. Some men arrived carrying a paraplegic on a stretcher. They were looking for a way to get into the house and set him before Jesus. …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – OH, BY THE WAY…

OH, BY THE WAY… “One day in one of the villages there was a man covered with leprosy. When he saw Jesus he fell down before Him in prayer and said, ‘If you want to, you can cleanse me.’ Jesus put out His hand, touched him and said, ‘I want to. Be clean.’ There and then his skin was smooth, …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – HOOKED!

HOOKED! “Simon Peter, when he saw it, fell to his knees before Jesus, ‘Master, leave. I’m a sinner and can’t handle this holiness. Leave me to myself.’ When they pulled in that catch of fish, awe overwhelmed Simon and everyone with him. It was the same with James and John, Zebedee’s sons, co-workers with Simon. Jesus said to Simon, ‘There …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – THE MAGIC STORYTELLER

CHAPTER FIVE THE MAGIC STORYTELLER “Once when He was standing on the shore of Lake Genessaret, the crowd was pushing in on Him to better hear the Word of God. He noticed two boats tied up. The fishermen had just left them and were out scrubbing their nets. He climbed into the boat that was Simon’s and asked him to …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – EVERYONE EVERYWHERE

EVERYONE EVERYWHERE “When the sun went down, everyone who had anyone sick with some ailment or other brought them to Him. One by one He placed His hands on them and healed them. Demons left in droves, screaming, ‘Son of God! You’re the Son of God!’ But He shut them up, refusing to let them speak because they knew too …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – BRINGING HEAVEN TO EARTH

BRINGING HEAVEN TO EARTH “He left the meeting place and went to Simon’s house. Simon’s mother-in-law was running a high fever and they asked Him to do something for her. He stood over her, told the fever to leave – and it left. Before they knew it she was up getting dinner for them.” Luke 4:38-39. Just like that! Luke …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – WEIGH UP THE EVIDENCE!

WEIGH UP THE EVIDENCE! “He went down to Capernaum, a village in Galilee. He was teaching the people on the Sabbath. They were surprised and impressed – His teaching was so forthright, so confident, so authoritative, not the quibbling and quoting they were used to. “In the meeting place that day there was a man demonically disturbed. He screamed, ‘Ho! …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – TRUTH!

TRUTH! “All who were there, watching and listening, were surprised at how well He spoke. But they also said, ‘Isn’t this Joseph’s son, the one we’ve known since He was a youngster?’ “He answered, ‘I suppose you’re going to quote the proverb, “Doctor, go heal yourself.” Do here in your hometown what we heard you did in Capernaum. Well, let …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – POPULAR!

POPULAR! “Jesus returned to Galilee powerful in the Spirit. News that He was back spread through the countryside. He taught in their meeting places to everyone’s acclaim and pleasure. “He came to Nazareth where He had been reared. As He always did on the Sabbath, He went to the meeting place. When He stood up to read, He was handed …Continue reading →