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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8 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – THE POWER OF PEACE

8 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – THE POWER OF PEACE Our life in the kingdom of God is very secure. However, we have an enemy who will use every weapon at his disposal to knock us off balance and derail us as we walk with Jesus in the Word. Jesus left us a legacy on the eve of …Continue reading →

7 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – THE POWER OF FORGIVENESS

7 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – THE POWER OF FORGIVENESS God’s grace provides everything we need to “escape the corruption that is in the world caused by evil desires and participate in the divine nature. ” 2 Peter 1:4 Now we begin to explore the facets of grace that we can apply in every circumstance of our daily …Continue reading →

6 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – THE POWER OF GRACE

6 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM THE POWER OF GRACE  Lest we begin to think that we are becoming powerful in this life in God’s kingdom by applying these aspects of kingdom power, the Word reminds us of our need for God’s GRACE. We have no power in and of ourselves. We are helpless outside of our union …Continue reading →

5 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – THE POWER OF GRATITUDE, THANKSGIVING, PRAISE AND WORSHIP

5 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – THE POWER OF GRATITUDE, THANKSGIVING, PRAISE AND WORSHIP The life-long process of being transformed by the renewing of our minds brings about a change in our perspective and attitudes. The conviction that Jesus is in charge of our lives produces security, confidence and peace. Our hearts begin to sing instead of being …Continue reading →

4 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – THE POWER OF REPENTANCE

4 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – THE POWER OF REPENTANCE We ARE God’s children but we live in a fallen world. Most of us, from birth, were influenced by family, friends and the wider environment of the world to think and react like the people of the world. (Some of us were fortunate enough to have had godly …Continue reading →

3 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – WHO IS IN CHARGE?

3 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – WHO IS IN CHARGE?  Now that we have finally settled the issue of who is in charge, we have our first weapon against the devil’s lie that he is in charge – TRUTH. Our immediate response to adversity should never be, “I am under attack.” Wrong focus! Our first response should be, …Continue reading →

2 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – THIS IS IT!

2 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM   THIS IS IT! Finally, my blindfold came off. I read this passage with understanding for the first time yesterday morning. Do you see it, precious people? The reason I have never understood how God’s power that raised Jesus Christ from the dead applies to me is that I failed to appreciate Jesus’s …Continue reading →

1 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM – INTRODUCTION

1 – ENGAGING THE POWERS OF THE KINGDOM INTRODUCTION As you read through the gospels, you will recognise that Jesus had, from His childhood (see Luke 2:48-50), a God-awareness and kingdom-awareness that enabled Him to override the influences of the ungodly world systems. He viewed every situation from the perspective of both God and the kingdom’s presence and control. He …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF MARK – THE END OF THE BEGINNING

THE END OF THE BEGINNING 9 When Jesus rose early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had driven seven demons. 10 She went and told those who had been with him and who were mourning and weeping. 11 When they heard that Jesus was alive and that she had …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF MARK – GONE…IN A PUFF OF SMOKE!

CHAPTER 16 GONE…IN A PUFF OF SMOKE! ​1 When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus’ body. 2 Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb 3 and they asked each other, …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF MARK – “I’LL BE BACK!”

“I’LL BE BACK!” Some women were watching from a distance. Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joseph, and Salome. 41 In Galilee these women had followed him and cared for his needs. Many other women who had come up with him to Jerusalem were also there. 42 It was Preparation Day (that …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF MARK – FINISHED!

FINISHED! 37 With a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last. 38 The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. 39 And when the centurion, who stood there in front of Jesus, saw how he died, he said, “Surely this man was the Son of God!” 40 Some women were watching from a distance. Among them …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF MARK – THAT THEY MAY BE ONE…

THAT THEY MAY BE ONE… 33 At noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. 34 And at three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”). 35 When some of those standing near heard this, they said, “Listen, …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF MARK – THEY COULD NOT MAKE IT STICK

THEY COULD NOT MAKE IT STICK 25 It was nine in the morning when they crucified him. 26 The written notice of the charge against him read: THE KING OF THE JEWS. 27 They crucified two rebels with him, one on his right and one on his left. [ 28 ] 29 Those who passed by hurled insults at him, …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF MARK – A MOMENT OF PITY?

A MOMENT OF PITY? 21 A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross. 22 They brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means “the place of the skull”). 23 Then they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, …Continue reading →