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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You Are Light – Be Light

YOU ARE LIGHT – BE LIGHT You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead, they put it on a stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let you light shine before others, …Continue reading →

Salty Or Salt less Salt

SALTY OR SALT LESS SALT You are the salt of the earth. But it the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot (Matt. 5:13) This may not be a very powerful or meaningful comparison for us today because salt is plentiful …Continue reading →

Kingdom Characteristics

KINGDOM CHARACTERISTICS ‘If you hold to my teaching’ Jesus said, ‘then you are really my disciples…’ (John 8:31) It stands to reason, then, that to be a disciple of Jesus, we must first know what He taught. Jesus began to teach His disciples, according to Matthew, by giving them some principles of attitude and behaviour that should be the characteristics …Continue reading →

If You Hold To My Teaching

IF YOU HOLD TO MY TEACHING To the Jews who had believed Him, Jesus said, ‘If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples.’ (John 8:31) Jesus’ promises often came with a condition. “If you do this…I will do that.” In this instance, being a disciple of Jesus is only possible if we hold to His teaching. In …Continue reading →

The Truth Will Set You Free

THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE To the Jews who had believed Him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teachings, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”(John 8:31-32) Have you ever heard it said, “The truth will set you free.” This is actually not true. “Wait a minute!” …Continue reading →

Keep My Commands

KEEP MY COMMANDS If you love me, keep my commands (John 14:15). The fourth requirement of a disciple is obedience. The concept of “keeping” the commandments means much more than obeying them. In Hebrew thought, to keep meant to remember and preserve as well as observe. To preserve meant to uphold and to keep intact. Israel was to live as …Continue reading →

Imitators Of Jesus

IMITATORS OF JESUS Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God (Eph. 5: 1) The third step in being a disciple of Jesus is imitating Him in everything He was and did. Disciples …Continue reading →

Learn From Me

LEARN FROM ME Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light (Matt. 11:28-30). These are some of …Continue reading →

Who Do You Say That I Am?

WHO DO YOU SAY THAT I AM? Hello to all my faithful readers. We have come to the end of yet another Bible study series, this time on Ephesians. “Where now?” I asked. What can I share with you that will be of practical value for you in your walk with Jesus? Let’s talk about being disciples of Jesus. The …Continue reading →

Close Connections

CLOSE CONNECTIONS Tychicus, the dear brother and faithful servant of the Lord, will tell you everything so that you also may know how I am and what I am doing. I am sending him to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are, and that he may encourage you. Peace to the brothers and sisters, and …Continue reading →

All Kinds Of Prayer

ALL KINDS OF PRAYER And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people. Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, …Continue reading →

Armed To The Teeth!

ARMED TO THE TEETH! Therefore, put on the full armour of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Stand firm, then with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted …Continue reading →

It’s All-out War

IT’S ALL-OUT WAR Finally, be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power. Put on the full armour of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces …Continue reading →

Harmony In The Workplace

HARMONY IN THE WORKPLACE Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ. Obey them not only to win their favour when their eye is on you, but as slaves of Christ, doing the will of God wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people, because you …Continue reading →

Reciprocal Relationships

RECIPROCAL RELATIONSHIPS Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. ‘Honour your father and mother’ which is the first commandment with a promise – ‘so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.’ Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction …Continue reading →

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And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.