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28 Feb 2015
BELOVED, the words of authority on which hinged the survival of mankind, have been issued by our Creator and nothing can revoke it. God’s declaration above is the only panacea to human problem. As long as mankind refuses to give heed to this counselling, the problem of man will continue unabated. And this is the…
28 Feb 2015
IN politics, it is usual to see people relying on the help of godfathers to win elective offices. The godfather is usually the Mr. Fix-it, who is financially sound and enjoys much influence within and outside the party. Because of his wealth and influence, he attracts large followers. Hence, he has an ample opportunity to…
28 Feb 2015
It Is Not Your Battle WE must not give in to fear because the battle we are facing is not ours but God’s. If you understand this simple truth, you will never be afraid in this life. ‘That battle is my battle’ was what God told Jehoshaphat and the people of Judah. Let me tell…
28 Feb 2015
AMONG all the expressions of Abraham’s faith, nothing was more remarkable than the offering of his son, Isaac. It is the most wonderful submission in faith, the most illustrious of all examples of faith. It shows the power of faith that helps a man to perform a very difficult duty, so as to obtain a…
28 Feb 2015
PERSEVERANCE is an essential tool at this time of Lent. It is required that every child of God should go for it, particularly, as it enables one to deeply reflect and meditate as one hopes to receive unhindered from the Lord. But the question we may ask is: how many people are ready to persevere…
28 Feb 2015
GRACE has many definitions, both as a human and spiritual attribute. Humanly, it signifies poise, decorum, honour, favour and all desirable and attractive human attributes. But it is the spiritual definition of grace that enables an individual to forgive. When grace is seen as being kind or favourable to the undeserving or unworthy, it becomes…
28 Feb 2015
IN 2009, economics Professor, Robin Hanson, wrote an interesting article suggesting that politicians who really wanted to show they would keep their campaign promises should post bonds – like their homes – that would be forfeited if a promise were broken. As far out as Hanson’s suggestion might seem, it underscores one of the most…
21 Feb 2015
ST. John’s Anglican Church, Fegge, Onitsha in Niger Diocese, Anambra State, recently, gathered all the youth organisations in the church from February 12 to14, 2015 to seek the face of the Lord. This event was spiced with serial teachings based on the theme: Raising the Youth from the Dungeon.   The Archdeacon and vicar in-charge…
21 Feb 2015
CONCERNED with the state of affairs of things in the country, a prayer session tagged: “Women Prayer Summit,” was recently held in Lagos.   It was organised by two women Christian bodies: Blessed Hands Ministry and Choice Women Fellowship International. The prayer session was focused on economy, family, judiciary and security.    At the opening…
21 Feb 2015
FOUNDER and General Overseer of The Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Bishop Francis Wale Oke has called on politicians and Nigerians in general to eschew violence and avoid acts capable of creating tension and crisis in the course and aftermath of the coming elections in the country. He made this appeal recently at the 50th…
21 Feb 2015
FIRST Baptist Church, Ikeja, Lagos dedicated its new ultra modern sanctuary two Sundays ago. The gathering brought together the top echelon of the church made up of the President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention, Rev. (Dr.) Samson Ayokunle, the Conference Presidents, the Senior Pastor of the church and his wife, Rev. (Dr.) and Mrs. Kayode…
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21 Feb 2015
The Lord of Mercy  IN 2008, a woman phoned to complain that her youngest daughter had decided to leave their Pentecostal Church to which they had been affiliated to become a Catholic. Her daughter, she said, was even beginning to teach them how to recite the Rosary. Since they could not talk her out of…

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