Christian living

CAN A BELIEVER STOP WATCHING PORNOGRAPHY?

Thomas is the youth president of my fellowship. I once had a crush on him but somehow it disappeared and we became very close friends. When he proposed to a sister in the ushering department, I knew. When she agreed to his proposal, I was the first person he told. There was rarely any step …

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LET’S STUDY THE WORD TOGETHER

Recently, one of my teens reached out to me on WhatsApp. ‘Can we go back to the days we read the scriptures together?’ I smiled, knowing how he looked forward to the evenings when we talked about the chapter we had read for the day. But the cares of this life just sucked that away. …

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THE ENCOURAGEMENTS GOD SENDS TO US.

Life. Sometimes, the ride is smooth and at other times we find ourselves at the bottom rung of the ladder and we wonder if we will ever see any visible progress. Each day is saddled with its own challenges. There are unexpected circumstances, dreams hoped for, longings unreached and pains tugging at our hearts. Constantly …

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WHAT’S GOD SAYING TO YOU?

Many times when I sit under a preacher and he says, ‘And God told me…’ or, ‘I heard God clearly when He said…’ I wonder how this communication happens. Does God speak in a loud and forceful manner? Why was He not speaking to me? Was something wrong with me? Are these people special in …

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WHAT REALLY HAPPENED ON THE CROSS

Oga Gbenga hit me on my right cheek, then on the left, and right, and left again. I staggered and fell to my knees in the small, slightly-lit room where we were, my eye fixed on the heavily built policeman in a stinking over-sized black uniform. His breath reeked of alcohol. I longed to strangle …

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20 BIBLE VERSES ABOUT OUR IDENTITY IN CHRIST

We fall so quickly into temptation because we forget who we are in Christ. We fail to realise that merely listening to a sermon one time or reading a scripture that borders on our identity only on a Sunday morning  will not create the change we desperately seek. Many believers get frustrated and wonder if …

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