God-substitute

Put God first He’ll put you first. Put Him second, He’ll put you last.

I heard these words in a service in church and have never been able to forget them. I was expecting that the end of the sentence would read put Him second He’ll put you second. But after some bible study I realised that if I didn’t give God first place in my life, then things would quickly unravel and I’ll end up flat on my face. If God is not on the throne of my heart and first in my life then whoever or whatever was the usurper, seating in God’s place would keep me separated from God. Continue reading

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When I don’t know which way to go… The bible is my wisdom

by Miss Mo

Late last year, I saw a video of Tyler Perry laying hands on Bishop T.D. Jakes. This video rattled my beliefs because it seemed unnatural that a Christian (and I use this word loosely) actor/movie producer will have the spiritual audacity to lay hands on someone that is so renowned in christendom. So I set out to do the research as to why this might be okay according to the scriptures.

Here’s what I found: Continue reading

Hearing the Truth

by Yewande Olamiju

A man of God sharing what God told him regarding receiving correction said – If you are waiting for a perfect man to correct you before you can accept correction from a mortal you will not be corrected, neither will you get to where God is taking you. Is the correction scriptural? If the correction given is according to the Scriptures then accept it. Though the bearer is not perfect, God’s word is perfect.

Sometimes when  corrected or criticised, we are quick to quote the scripture “speak the truth in love”, Continue reading

God’s Answers to Your requests

Adapted from a sermon by Pastor Dele Oyeleru of TCBC, Ejigbo

Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, unto all that are carried away captives…….That after seventy years be accomplished at Babylon I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this place. For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end (Jer 29:4, 10-11).

The Israelites were asking God for liberation from captivity in Babylon yet God’s response was Continue reading

JESUS, our Comforter

by Omolola Oriogun

It was 23:04pm Sunday night and I was already tucked in bed, I whispered some words of prayer, thanking GOD for the whole day. While I was praying, my thoughts ran through the whole day, “went to church; went for my girlfriend’s engagement party that same day, had a wonderful time out with my family when we had dinner together, watched some comedies, and then, going to bed,” therefore, I was praying with a very big smile.

My phone beeped while praying Continue reading