WEEKLY DOSAGE

SIMPHIWE MDLALOSE

Speak life into your situation

Speak life into your situation

Psalm 118: 17- I will not die; instead, I will live to tell what the LORD has done. When I wrote this, we were celebrating Freedom Day in South Africa - a day we honour and remember as the day we were truly free from oppression and injustices of our past. When I read...

Count it all joy

Count it all joy

James 1: 2 - My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials We all go through trials in our lives, and I am certainly no exception. During a particularly trying week in my life, I was faced with a number of challenges. These ranged from personal to...

Is anything too hard for the LORD?

Is anything too hard for the LORD?

Genesis 18: 14 – Is anything too hard for the LORD? I remember a time my younger sister, Hlengiwe, went to hospital for what was supposed to be a minor operation. My whole family expected her to be out of hospital after no more than two days. By evening of the second...

Trust the process

Genesis 41:41 - So Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I hereby put you in charge of the whole land of Egypt." Joseph was hated by his brothers only because his father loved him more. The fact that he was his father’s favourite made him to be an enemy of his very own...

Time to prophesy over those dry bones

Ezekiel 37: 4 – 5 - Then he said to me, "Prophesy to these bones and say to them, 'Dry bones, hear the word of the LORD! This is what the Sovereign LORD says to these bones: I will make breath enter you, and you will come to life. Like many South Africans,...

No more black saturday

Matthew 28: 5-6 - The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. Easter holidays and festivities are upon us!...

Take the limits off your thinking

Isaiah 43:19 - For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland. There are days when life feels hard to bear. When challenges look too...

God is working behind the scenes on your behalf

1 KINGS 17: 2 - 4 - Then the word of the LORD came to Elijah: "Leave here, turn eastward and hide in the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan. You will drink from the brook, and I have directed the ravens to supply you with food there." We all have moments in...

Time to give thanks

1 Thessalonians - 5:18 - Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. This is one verse I misread for a very long time. The verse talks about giving thanks 'in' all things. For years I used to understand it as saying we...