Fear: The enemy’s weapon

 “I have done this so that we may not be taken advantage of by Satan. For we are not ignorant of his schemes”-2 Corinthians 2:11 (HCSB) Satan has many schemes and devices and one that I allowed to be used against me  was fear . I am one person who is very interested in theContinue reading “Fear: The enemy’s weapon”

Change it back to a moment

Yesterday in my break from my dissertation, I read a book that really touched my heart by Jesse Du Plantis and the maIn thing that struck me  is the fact that this life is a moment compared to eternity. So many times things get difficult and it feels like life is really hard and itContinue reading “Change it back to a moment”

If Everyone is like you

I’d like you to ask yourself the question ” If everyone is like me, would the world be better place”? I bet the answer to that question would be a No. why? Because YOU ARE NOT JESUS See, the only perfect person is Jesus. You need to make Him Lord over you and submit toContinue reading “If Everyone is like you”

Why you should not focus on yourself.

Recently it dawned on me that the start of sin, wickedness and general wrongdoing according to the Bible’s standard  is “belly button gazing” or self centeredness. “And those who are in the flesh [living a life that caters to sinful appetites and impulses] cannot please God”- Romans 8:8 (Amp) So what does living in theContinue reading “Why you should not focus on yourself.”

What are you full of?

 And do not be conformed to this world [any longer with its superficial values and customs], but be transformed and progressively changed [as you mature spiritually] by the renewing of your mind [focusing on godly values and ethical attitudes], so that you may prove [for yourselves] what the will of God is, that which isContinue reading “What are you full of?”

Death in the collected

Fight the good fight of the faith [in the conflict with evil]; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and [for which] you made the good confession [of faith] in the presence of many witnesses. 1 Timothy 6:12 (AMP) Jesus is building His church and collecting together His children who formContinue reading “Death in the collected”

Think and study

So I am writing my dissertation on the issue of the coexistence of corruption and religion in Nigeria. Interestingly Nigeria held second place for most religious country in the world in 2013 and yet it currently holds place as the 27th most corrupt county in the world according to Transparency International. So what’s happening? ChurchesContinue reading “Think and study”

To love

Today I learnt a valuable lesson about love, and about what this verse means.”And Jesus replied to him, “ ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 The second is like it, ‘You shall loveContinue reading “To love”

Wealth’s power

“The rich think their wealth protects them;     they imagine themselves safe behind it” Proverbs 18:11 (MSG) So recently I found my self thinking, “If only I had wealth or more money I would have done this and that “, and I know I am not alone in this type of thinking especially if you areContinue reading “Wealth’s power”

Attending to the Big Picture

Therefore then, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who have borne testimony to the Truth], let us strip off and throw aside every encumbrance (unnecessary weight) and that sin which so readily (deftly and cleverly) clings to and entangles us, and let us run with patient endurance and steady andContinue reading “Attending to the Big Picture”