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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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Born to Save
In Luke 2:1-7, we read that Caesar Augustus was ruler over the whole Roman Empire. Augustus was a great title. It didnât mean king or emperor but had the connotation of being deified or like a god.
Caesar meant to rule over the whole world. Everyone ... read more
Both God and Man
Matt 16:28 - 17:1-9
This word has confused many who do not connect the Transfiguration with the promise that "there are some standing here who shall not taste death till they see the Son of Man coming in His kingdom". However from the context it is cle ... read more
By His stripes we are healed
"Then the band and the captain and officers of the Jews took Jesus, and bound him, And led him away to Annas first; for he was father in law to Caiaphas, which was the high priest that same year. Now Caiaphas was he, which gave counsel to the Jews, that i ... read more
Called by His Name
Luke 10:23 - 37
There is no name of wealth that surpasses the richness of being a Christian - a follower of Jesus Christ. Nothing can compare with being a Christian. It is just a pity that many so-called Christians do not recognise their exalted positi ... read more
Check your weight - on the scales of Scripture
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 17 June 2012
17 June 2012 Sunday Service
Daniel 5:27 ââŚyou have been weighed in the scale and found wantingâŚâ
If you weigh yourself in Godâs scales will you be found wanting? Godâs scale is the Bi ... read more
Chosen for obedience
"And he goeth up into a mountain, and calleth unto him whom he would: and they came unto him. And he ordained twelve, that they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach, And to have power to heal sicknesses, and to cast out devils: ... read more
Christ in us
John 14:6 Jesus said to him, âI am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me."
Woe to us who have God's Word and are not transformed to hear and obey it.
Sundar Singh said that salt dissolved in wa ... read more
Christ is risen - the empty tomb
"And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain." (1 Corinthians 15:14).
"And if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins." (1 Corinthians 15:17).
Jesus rose on the first day of the week, a ... read more
ChristÂ´s Ascension victory is yours - part 2
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen
14 Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen him after he was risen.
15 And he ... read more
ChristÂ´s authority to teach the nations
Mat 28:16-20 "Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go.
When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. Then Jesus came to them and
said, "All authority ... read more
ChristÂ´s Holiness - as Son of God and Son of man
Luke 1:35, "The angel answered, 'The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.'"
John 6:69, "And we believe and are sure that thou art that Christ, the So ... read more
ChristÂ´s life in you
Summary of sermon by Friedel Stegen, 05 Oct 2014
There is a word that exercises me of late. We easily get used to reading the word but there is a cry in my heart that the word will change our lives. It is important that our lives speak louder than ... read more
ChristÂ´s loving rebuke prepares His disciples
He appeared to the eleven as they sat down to eat. How tragic that they were twelve but now they were referred to as the eleven. They were no longer complete. The Lord also has a register and takes notes where you were in the beginning an ... read more
Gen 2:18 And the LORD God said, "It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him."
Gen 2:19 Out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the air, and brought them to Adam to see wh ... read more
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 23 June 2013
31 And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.
32 For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them.
33 And if ... read more
Christmas changed the shepherdÂ´s lives
Christmas changed the shepherdsâ lives
In Micah 5 v 2, it refers to Bethlehem and that the Lord Jesus would be born there. The Lord Jesusâ birth is recorded in Luke 2 v 8 â 19. The angels appeared to the shepherds and a great light shone aroun ... read more
Luke 2: 7-14; Heb 1:3; Jn 1:18,19; Col 1:17, Col 2:9
Although there are many varieties of opinion about the exact date of Christâs birth (most agreeing that it was not 25 December) it is an opportunity to celebrate and remembe ... read more
At Christmas we celebrate the virgin birth of Jesus Christ. Had there been no Christmas there also would have been no Easter or Pentecost. The greeting "Merry Christmas" refers to the miracle of miracles, God becoming flesh, being born of a ... read more
Clean but empty
24 When the unclean spirit has gone out of a man, he walks through dry places seeking rest. And finding none, he says, I will return to my house from which I came out.
25 And when he comes, he finds it swept and decorated.
26 And he goes and takes s ... read more
Cleansed from leprosy
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen , 27 January 2013
1 When he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him.
2 And, behold, there came a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. ... read more
Come let us build
Neh 2:17 Then I said to them, âYou see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lies waste, and its gates are burned with fire.
We are in great distress in our country and throughout Africa.
Quite recently an international team took aerial photo ... read more
Text: Mark 2:1-12
God's words and works are wonderful and marvellous.
Jesus had moved to Capernaum from His home at Nazareth.
When Jesus came to Capernaum, there was a man with an evil spirit. The evil spirit cried out, "you are the holy one of God ... read more
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 21 July 2013
11 And it came to pass, as he went to Jerusalem, that he passed through the midst of Samaria and Galilee.
12 And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, w ... read more
Consciously set the Lord before your eyes
Ps 16:8 - "I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken."
These words were quoted by Peter about Jesus Christ. In Acts 2:25 Peter tells us expressly that David spoke of Christ, particularly of His resurrect ... read more
Contend for the Faith
Jude 1 - 4: 1:1 From Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ and brother of James, to those who are called, wrapped in the love of God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ. :2 May mercy, peace, and love be lavished on you! 1:3 Dear friends, although I have been eag ... read more
Curse broken by His Blood
"And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:" (Genesis 5:3).
When God created everything, He created humans in His image. We were not created in the image of an ape as evolut ... read more
Curse of porn
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 07 Sep 2014
There should be nothing in our lives which constrains the Lord Jesus to work as He wishes. He must be in complete control.
16 Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, into ... read more
Daniels more excellent Spirit
Daniel 6:19 - 26
King Darius reigned after king Belshazzar. During his reign he divided his kingdom up into 120 provinces with specific rulers over them. Over these 120 rulers he placed three presidents, so that the 120 ... read more
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 14 Sep 2014
1 To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according un ... read more
Dead to sin; alive to God
Mark 16:15-18, âAnd He said to them, âGo into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. 16 He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned. 17 And these signs will follow those who believe: In ... read more
Dealing with temptation
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 23 Nov 2014
7 And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.
8 But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my mast ... read more
Descended and Ascended
In Acts 1 v 6-11 the account is given of the Lord Jesusâ ascension into heaven. It starts off with the disciples asking the Lord whether He would now restore the kingdom of Israel. Their minds were far from the actual issue that the Lord Jesus was bus ... read more
Despise not your gift
Num 16:1 - 5
1 Now Korah the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, with Dathan and Abiram the sons of Eliab, and On the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took men; 2 and they rose up before Moses with some of the children of Israel, two hundre ... read more
Difficult times in last days
2 Tim 3: 1- 5: But know this, that in the last days grievous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, haughty, railers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, without natural affection, implacable, slanderers, wit ... read more
Diligence in GodÂ´s Work - more lessons from Nehemiah
Neh 2: 17- 20
The matter we find here is not directly related to the Christmas story but nevertheless contains and essential part of the Gospel for Jesus came into this world to "save His people from their sins" and set them on fire for Him and make th ... read more
Do as the Lord leads
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 12 Oct 2014
"11 When Solomon had finished the temple of the Lord and the royal palace, and had succeeded in carrying out all he had in mind to do in the temple of the Lord and in his own palac ... read more
Do not be unbelieving, but believing
19 Then the same day at evening, being the first of the sabbaths, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, Peace to you!
20 And when He had said this, He showed ... read more
Do not fear
1) Fear not. In the Bible we see that this is not only the problem of women, but even of men. Fear is a terrible thing. It is said that the Bible says 366 times, "Do not fear". A year has 365 days. So God's commandment to us every day is, "Do ... read more
Do Not Fear To Take Mary
ââŚ.an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying âJoseph, son of Mark, do not be afraid to take to you Mary your wifeââŚ.â
If you want to get engaged it is good that you pray about it. Easy to make a wrong decisi ... read more
Do you love Me more than these?
Rev Stegen shared from John 21 how God called him right at the beginning (read the full report here). God commanded the children of Israel to tell their children their redemption story from Egypt, lest it's forgotten. You need to teach your chi ... read more
Does the Lord know you?
Many Christians are as sweet as chocolate, but when they get into the sun they also melt like chocolate. CT Studd referred to them as chocolate soldiers.
It is said of David Livingston. A certain missionary society asked him if he knew of a good road t ... read more
Doing the will of God
âNot everyone who says to Me, âLord, Lord,â shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. 22 Many will say to Me in that day, âLord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons i ... read more
DonÂ´t doubt ChristÂ´s power
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 04 May 2014
Martin Luther said, 'if a person doesn't confess his sins he is not a Christian'.
He writes that Protestants also confess their sins. They accused him of returning to Roman Catholicism, but he replied ... read more
DonÂ´t flee from difficulties
7 Now the Angel of the LORD found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, by the spring on the way to Shur. 8 And He said, âHagar, Saraiâs maid, where have you come from, and where are you going?â
She said, âI am fleeing from t ... read more
He got converted at a young age and lived for God when he was young. He was only the second black head boy of his school and he did well at school. After school he went to the University of Johannesburg, Wits, and there he also attended a certain church w ... read more
Eat this Scroll
`Eat this Scroll - Eat the word of God"
In Ezekiel 3 verses 1- 4 an amazing incident is recorded and should be understood by us all. God placed a scroll in front of Ezekiel and commanded him to eat it. Ezekiel had to fill his stomach with it, digest it ... read more
2Chron 29-32; Is 37-39
What is better, to start well and end badly or to start badly, but end well? It is terrible to start well and end bad.
In these chapters we read of king Hezekiah, who was 25 years old when he became king. He did well in G ... read more
Engraved upon the palms of His hands
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 30 Nov 2014
Anita's great grandfather, mr Engelbrecht, was the man that led uncle Erlo to Jesus. He was a very intelligent man, having studied in Germany for seven years, before coming to South Africa. However during ... read more
Even so come Lord Jesus
Rev 22:16 - 21, âI, Jesus, have sent My angel to testify to you these things in the churches. I am the Root and the Offspring of David, the Bright and Morning Star.â
17 And the Spirit and the bride say, âCome!â And let him who hears say, âCome! ... read more
Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 25 Dec 2014
In the ancient language the fir referred to fire, an ancient symbol for the spirit. The tree also points upwards. Overseas most trees lose their leaves in winter. There are songs about this fir tree in ... read more