Ibru Ecumenical Centre
Knowing your identity in Christ - Part 1
Knowing our authority and dominion in Christ Jesus makes us aware of whom we are in Him. Embracing the authority that is in Jesus reveals to us what our true identity is in Him. Our identity in Christ is a function of our relationship with Him.
Focus on the Easter Iii (quinquagesima): Call to repentance
Today, in the Church’s calendar, is the Quinquagesima Sunday. It is the last of the 3 pre-Lenten Sundays designated the “Gesima” Sundays, which is a countdown to Easter. The name is derived from the Latin word quinquagesimus (fiftieth day) and means fifty days before Easter Day.
Lent and the importance of self-sacrifice
Wednesday, February 14, 2018, is Ash Wednesday. The day kick-starts Lent, a forty-day period of fasting and almsgiving. Lent is a season of solemnity and sacrifice commemorating Jesus exodus into the wilderness. It is a Christian tradition that is observed in many denominations.
When a lady thinks she is not beautiful enough
Some years ago, a young undergraduate wanted to see me after a Sunday service. When we got talking, she told me that she is not beautiful enough. Right there and then, I beckoned to my wife Carol to come over and the first thing Carol said was “you are very beautiful.
Adeboye urges sobriety to receive God’s blessings
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church, worldwide, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has told Christians to know that the spirit of sobriety will always precede the experiencing of constant God’s outpouring of blessings.
The yet to be transformed believer - Part 2
If you are claiming to be a born-again Christian and you are not totally in agreement with the Scripture’s position on all matters, then, your claim is false and you are nothing but a hypocrite. If you claim to be a believer and still delights to be in the company of old sin partners,....
My father, prove them wrong
Mark 10. What does it mean for a person to cry out ‘Father Prove Them Wrong’? A sister prayed for a husband and a prophesy was released to that effect, yet till date she has no husband. So many similar cases and they are all crying to God to prove their enemies wrong.
The names of Jesus in the book of revelation - Part 6
Almighty, Nine of the 12 occurrences of this term in the NT are in Revelation (Rev 1:8; 11:17; 15:3; 16:7, 14; 19:6, 15; 21:22). The other three are in Rom 9:29; 2 Cor 6:18; Jas 5:4. The word “Sabaoth” is used for “Almighty” in some translations.
Fighting the enemy called familiarity or nonchalance
It has been established that one of the hidden enemies of advancement in life is the enemy called “FAMILIARITY”. This enemy attacks our spiritual fervency, vitality and productivity. Summaries from various dictionaries define FAMILIARITY as a state of acquaintance without any stimulus,....