Ibru Ecumenical Centre
Prayer: The Weapon Of The Oppressed
Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication. Attend unto me, and hear me: I mourn in my complaint, and make a noise; Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in wrath they hate me,’ Ps. 55v1-3.
@ 55, Nigeria Should Turn To God, Work Hard — Clerics
NIGERIAN religious leaders, as important stakeholders with enormous influence, are suggesting the way forward, even as they try to analyse the numerous challenges inhibiting the growth of Nigeria at 55. OMIKO AWA, ISSAC TAIWO and PAUL ADUNWOKE write. Call Town Hall Meetings And Declare A Day For Fasting And Praying’ (Pastor Chris, Ekejekwu (National/International Coordinator,…
“God told Abram … I’d make you a great nation and bless you. I’ll make you famous; you’ll be a blessing,” Genesis 1:1-2. In 1931, an American writer, James Truslow Adam coined the phrase “the American Dream,” an ideal he surmised as “that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller…
The Power Of Your Expectation
Psalm 34:5: “They looked unto him and were lightened and their faces were not ashamed.” Proverbs 23:18: “For surely there is an end and thine expectation shall not be cut off.” The Word of God declares in Hebrews 11:1 “Now faith is the SUBSTANCE of THINGS HOPED FOR, the evidence of things not seen”. One…
Ministry And Gifts Of The Spirit (2)
Scripture: 2 Cor.12:12 - Truly the signs of an apostle were wrought among you in all patience, in signs, and wonders, and mighty deeds. Bible Passage: 1Cor.12:27-31 Introduction: Last week, we looked at the broad classification of the gifts of the Holy Spirit. We differentiated the five ministry gifts from the other service gifts. This…
Ministry And Gifts Of The Spirit (1)
The Holy Spirit gives gifts to men and women that have been born of the Spirit. These gifts are clearly designated and classified. They are indicative of a believer’s calling and purpose. They are clearly identifiable. They are necessary for service, 1 Cor.12: 28; Eph.4: 11; Acts 13:2; Heb.5: 4.
The Timeless Decree (1)
A king is often recognised by his powers. He manifests such power through decrees, that is, official orders or royal statutes. Decrees are, indeed, commands or laws made by a king – an order with the power of legislation issued by a king or any person with authority.
Total Submission As The Only Roadmap To Peace
THE problems of man from ages have been known to be as a result of his disobedient to his Creator. The problem of war, global economics recession, insurgency and epidemic are all the effects of man’s disobedient to His Maker.
Should The Dead Be Eulogised?
In the African culture, the dead is accorded a lot of respect. Not only is everything done to ensure that the dead is given a befitting burial, there are also efforts to give the dead good reputation.
The Finished Line (2)
In 2 Kings 20:1, the Bible says: “In those days, Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah, son of Amoz went to him and said: “This is what the Lord says: Put your house in order, because you are going to die; you will not recover.”