BENEFITS OF FASTING AND ABSTINENCE TO NOTE

BENEFITS OF FASTING AND ABSTINENCE TO NOTE    Fasting is means of purposeful and volitional affliction  ( deprivation andcompunction ) of soul (Isa 58:3-5).    Like prayer, Fasting is a means to extra grace for the fulfilment of God’s good pleasure according to His will.    Fasting...

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SEVEN DIVINE REDEMPTIVE COVENANTS IN THE SCRIPTURES

All pre-messianic covenants in the Scriptures are CUMULATIVELY REVELATORY (Rom 15:4; 1Cor 10:11; 2Tim 3:15-17; Heb 1:1-2) and PROGRESSIVELY REDEMPTIVE (Heb 9:8-15; 11:39-40) in order to SCHOOL and TUTOR humanity unto Christ (Gal 3:21-27; 4:1-7). Jesus Christ brought the Eternal Messianic Salvation from sin’s depravity, dominion and damnation for all...

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A BRIEF CMS NIGER MISSION ANNIVERSARY STORY

161st CMS NIGER MISSION ANNIVERSARY – 1857-2018. A BRIEF CMS NIGER MISSION ANNIVERSARY STORY. Enjoy, and Appreciate our benefactors. Text: Isaiah 9:2-3. “The people walked in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned. *You have enlarged...

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Pray for the Favor of God to Rest on You

Pray for the Favor of God to Rest on You “May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us—yes, establish the work of our hands.” (Psalm 90:17, NIV) Our relationship with God through Christ means LIFE, FAVOR, and REWARD! We...

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Jacob Encounter with God

“Wrestling” in prayer with God? This comes from Genesis 32:28. At night in the open wilderness Jacob found a man wrestling with him. At least he took it to be a man until daybreak and then he was stricken with awe. The “man” was the Lord who had come to...

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*DADA HAIR LOCKS*

*DADA HAIR LOCKS* Since the beginning of syncretic prophetic Church movement in Yoruba-land of Western Nigeria in the early decades of the 20th century, the DADA HAIR LOCKS phenomenon associated with some children has grown into relevance in Western Nigeria and spread to Eastern Nigeria among fetish or syncretic Christians...

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Grace Causes a Complete Turnabout

Grace Causes a Complete Turnabout Text: 1 Tim 1:12-17 Few Could Exceed Saul in His Opposition to Christ Prior to His Conversion In 1 Tim 1:13 Paul calls himself a blasphemer (‎blásph¢mos ‎which is derived from ‎bláptœ‎, to harm, or ‎bláx‎, stupid, and ‎phêm¢‎, report). Either derivative fully describes Paul’s...

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Christ raised His body from the grave by His Spirit

The Spirit Which Raised Christ from the Dead Will Also Raise Us Verse: Rom 8:11 To What Spirit Is Paul Referring? Here we do not have the Spirit of any particular personality of the Triune God, the Father, the Son, or the Holy Spirit, but simply and absolutely “the Spirit.”...

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The Cross

Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound

Sin and Grace TEXT: Rom 5:20 “Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound.”-Rom 5:20. There are two very powerful forces in the world, which have been here ever since the time when Eve partook of the forbidden fruit in the garden of Eden. Those two forces are sin and...

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Is Compassion an Option or a Necessity?

Is Compassion an Option or a Necessity? Text: Matt 9:35-10:8 What Aroused Jesus’ Compassion? Jesus was moved by the spiritual suffering of the people due to sin (Rom 5:12). Their sin had caused a separation from God, or spiritual death. Thus, Jesus described them as “sheep having no shepherd” (Matt...

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