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Erlo Stegen (1935 - Present)
Read freely text sermons and articles by the speaker Erlo Stegen in text and pdf format. Used of God in the Zulu revival in South Africa. He helped found the Kwasizabantu Mission where a few thousand live on the mission doing work for the Lord. He shares a powerful burden for the purity of the Church and revival in the Church.
Many ministers have preached in their large conventions through the years namely David Wilkerson who enjoyed greatly the mission's work. They have established over 30 other missions around the work as a work of the Spirit of God.
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A Biblical family - a tool in GodÂ´s hands (part 1)
"So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them."
The Family - what is the family?
Many people today don't know what a family means. Even the president of one of the leading natio ... read more
A Biblical family - a tool in GodÂ´s hands (part 2)
It is important for every parent to remember that God often visits the sins of the parents on the children - to the third and fourth generation. Even your selfishness and greed you pass on to your children and they suffer because of you. Turn therefore co ... read more
A childÂ´s foolishness
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 27 Oct 2013
11 And he said, A certain man had two sons:
12 And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living.
1 ... read more
A glorious future (part 1)
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 22 Jun 2014
The world is desperately sick. These days a psychologist who gave advice on problem young people said he couldn't carry on anymore, because he couldn't deal with the root of the young people's problem. H ... read more
A glorious future (part 2)
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 15 Jun 2014
(Before the service a young man gave his testimony of how he was transformed by the power of God and how Jesus changed his life from a radical Muslim to a follower of Christ, when He cried to God for h ... read more
A Lot was lost
Lot had not decided to remain with his Uncle Abraham. He had chosen good land for himself. Lot was carnal and walked in the flesh. Abraham walked in the Spirit. (N.B. Romans 8) Examine yourself, who are you like?
Most Christians are like ... read more
A new beginning
2 Cor 5:17
"Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new."
This is the word from the Bridegroom. It's a wonderful word. We also read in Revelations how that Jesus makes all th ... read more
A true widow
Now there was one, Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was of a great age, and had lived with a husband seven years from her virginity; 37and this woman was a widow of about eighty-four years, who did no ... read more
A voice crying in the wilderness
Mat 3:1 In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea,
Mat 3:2 and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of Heaven is at hand.
Mat 3:3 For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying, "The voice of one crying in the ... read more
Abide in God's shade, warmth and light
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 19 Oct 2014
Uncle Waldemar passed away this morning. He was the first to start a branch of the mission after the revival started. One day I flew to Johannesburg and needed someone to pick me up. I tried to phone ... read more
Abiding in GodÂ´s will
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 31 Aug 2014
1 And Abraham was old, and well stricken in age: and the LORD had blessed Abraham in all things.
2 And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, P ... read more
Abiding in Him
There was a great sign in heaven, a woman "clothed with the sun, and
the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars".
There are two main commentaries on this passage,
(1) that the woman refers to Israel, the man Chi ... read more
Abiding in His Word
John 15:1 - 8
Let us look especially at verse 7, "If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you."
How is it that people become Christians and somewhere along the way they lose strength and ... read more
Above all else - guard your heart
"Keep and guard your heart with all vigilance and above all that you guard, for out of it flow the springs of life." (Proverbs 4:23 â€“ Amplified Bible).
There might be some very precious things that you guard, but the Bible says that even above that y ... read more
Abraham - the father of believers
"And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and departed; for all the goods of his master were in his hand: and he arose, and went to Mesopotamia, unto the city of Nahor. And he made his camels to kneel down without the city by a well of ... read more
According to GodÂ´s will
"... children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husbandâ€™s will, but born of God." (John 1:13).
In this verse there are four different wills.
There is such a thing as children being born of natural descent, human decision or t ... read more
According to the will of God
Text: Gen 24:1-14
Here we are reminded of Abraham and how he got a wife for his son.
Abraham is the father of believers. He has been given a high position in heaven, as we see when Lazarus died, that he was taken to the bosom of Abraham.
I want to ... read more
1Ki 22:6-8, Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said to them, â€śShall I go against Ramoth Gilead to fight, or shall I refrain?â€ť So they said, â€śGo up, for the Lord will deliver it into the hand of the ki ... read more
All riches found in Christ
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 25 Nov 2012
32 He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?
Some say there's no chapter in the Bible that contains so much as Ro ... read more
All that matters
Daniel 12: 8 - 10:
And I heard, but I did not understand. Then I said, O my lord, what shall be the end of these things? And he said, Go, Daniel! For the words are closed up and sealed until the end-time. Many shall be purified, and made white, and tri ... read more
All this I did for you
26 But not so among you; on the contrary, he who is greatest among you, let him be as the younger, and he who governs as he who serves. 27 For who is greater, he who sits at the table, or he who serves? Is it not he who sits at the table? Yet I am among y ... read more
All will be revealed
1 In the meantime, when an innumerable multitude of people had gathered together, so that they trampled one another, He began to say to His disciples first of all, "Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. 2For there is no ... read more
"Neither do men pour new wine into old wineskins. If they do, the skins will burst, the wine will run out and the wineskins will be ruined. No, they pour new wine into new wineskins, and both are preserved." (Matthew 9:17 - NIV).
May we truly understan ... read more
An example for believers
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 16 Nov 2014
12 Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
13 Till I come, give attendance to readi ... read more
And if it bears fruit next year
Lk 13: 7 - 9:
"A man had a fig tree, planted in his vineyard, and he went to look for fruit on it, but did not find any. So he said to the man who took care of the vineyard, 'For three years now I've been coming to look for fruit on this fig tree and h ... read more
â€śTake heed that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that in heaven their angels always see the face of My Father who is in heaven.â€ť
Rev 12:4 - 9,
â€ś4 His tail drew a third of the stars of heaven and threw them ... read more
Approved unto God
"Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness. And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom i ... read more
Arise and shine
"Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. And the Gentiles ... read more
God used the same word to Abraham when He commanded him to arise and sacrifice his child; and this hero of the faith did exactly that, in such a way that it's recorded till this day and speaks to us. He did it in complete obedience. He arose with purpose ... read more
At His feet
The wise men from the east came from far, a land in the east. They saw the star and recognised it as a sign that the King, our Messiah, was born. They weren't Jews but from another nation - they were heathens.
Why did they leave their la ... read more
Awake - be alert
11 And do this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed.
12 The night is far spent, the day is at hand. Therefore let us cast off the works of darknes ... read more
Baptism the testimony of salvation
1Pet 3:20, 21
"20 who formerly were disobedient, when once the Divine longsuffering waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water.
21 There is also an antitype which now save ... read more
Baptized into ChristÂ´s death
Here it speaks about being baptised into Christ Jesus, baptised into His death and being raised with Him so that we can walk in newness of life. There are different baptisms and this baptism is not the baptism of John with water which was th ... read more
Be clothed with humility (part 2)
1) Humble yourself under the Mighty Hand of God
We cannot begin to describe how powerful God's Hand is, because we can describe it only in human terms. But we are not speaking about the power of man but God's Omnipotent power. God does e ... read more
Be clothed with humility (part 2)
1Pet 5:5-7, Likewise you younger people, submit yourselves to your elders. Yes, all of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility, for â€śGod resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.â€ť
6 Therefore humble yourselves under the ... read more
2 And be ready in the morning, and come up in the morning unto mount Sinai, and present thyself there to me in the top of the mount.
3 And no man shall come up with thee, neither let any man be seen throughout all the mount; neither let the floc ... read more
Bearing good fruit all the time
After Pentecost when the disciples were filled with God's Spirit they changed the world. Don't you have the same desire to have what they had? This is my cry for each one present here, to be filled with with God's Spirit and change the world once more.) ... read more
Behold, my servant!
Is 52:13 - 53:6
"Behold, my servant shall deal wisely, he shall be exalted and lifted up, and shall be very high..."
This week is acknowledged by churches across the world as the week of the suffering, the passion of our Lord Jesus Christ. He entere ... read more
Behold, the Child - set for the fall and rise of many
Luke 2:22-40 (read text here)
Joseph and Mary brought their sacrifice of thanksgiving and the forgiveness of sin. Those who were richer brought a bull and others a sheep, but those who were very poor were allowed to bring a pair of turtle doves or youn ... read more
Behold, your King comes to you
Matt 21:1 â€“ 9
This text is so rich in content that one can never expound it in only an hour.
It is a pity when people are blunt towards the things of heaven. The natural man cannot fathom or understand the things of heaven. The things of the earth ... read more
Being blessed by Jesus
When Jesus therefore saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing by, He said to His mother, "Woman, behold your son!" 27Then He said to the disciple, "Behold your mother!" And from that hour that disciple took her to his own h ... read more
Being ready at all times
Matt 24:36 - 44; 1Cor 15:51; Phillipians 3:11-12
Jesus will return, but no one knows the time, although some try to set dates.
In the last days the love of many will grow cold. The person that persists in his sin, will not receive mercy, but the one ... read more
"21 And when eight days were completed for the circumcision of the Child, His name was called JESUS, the name given by the angel before He was conceived in the womb. Jesus Presented in the Temple.
22 Now when the days of her purification ac ... read more
Believing as the Scripture says
After I saw myself (as if) I was in that Hindu temple, I entered into the service at the old Mapumulo cowshed and knelt at one of the chairs and cried together with the others, about my sinfulness.
God dealt with us so severely, that at times there were ... read more
Believing with all your heart
"And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized? And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jes ... read more
Betrothed of God
19"I will betroth you to Me forever; Yes, I will betroth you to Me in righteousness and justice, in lovingkindness and mercy;
It is not a small thing that the Almighty God shows this interest in us, insignificant humans. This should move us ... read more
Betrothed to One alone
"For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtlety, so your minds should be corrupted ... read more
Mat.1:18; 2 Cor 11:1-3
The words â€ś did not come togetherâ€ť in the Greek mean they did not spend time together or have a relationship before they were married. 18 times it is used in this way in the Bible and only once does it mean that â€ś come toge ... read more
Born from His side, triple engagement
From the Creation account in Genesis we read how God created the heavens and the earth, the plants and all the animals. Then God said, â€śLet Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the s ... read more
Born of God
"Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God. Children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband's will, but born of God. (John 1:12-13).
To those whom have received ... read more