Desperation for endorsement Desperation to prove a point about ministry growthDesperation for acceptanceDesperation to trend Desperation to get certain kinds of results, these have either pushed people out of their original callings or even pushed some to join cults, which is definitely out of their calling.Protect and value the grace of God upon your life.That … Continue reading DESPERATION
“Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.” (Matthew 25: 1) Our Focal Scripture speaks of how ten virgins set out with their light in order to go and meet the bridegroom. They were carriers of light, it may have been … Continue reading PROFITABLE CONNECTIONS
If you don't know about the movie, JUGNU you definitely weren't of age in 1973. It was a monster hit. You see, in those days there were hardly English movies in cinemas. There were some on TV but Indian and Chinese movies dominated the cinemas. Bruce Lee films were top draw. But most Chinese movies … Continue reading A good Sinner
Hi! My name is Daniel. Friends call me Dan. Yes, I'm that famous guy who got thrown into a den of lions in 539 BC. Everyone seems to assume I walked into that den with a swagger. I was thrown in from the top! Fortunately I got a soft landing on a confused lion. Was … Continue reading Letter from Dan
I'm at that stage in life in which you contemplate things. It's what Solomon technically referred to as going into the house of mourning. Indeed, his father David had said the man who can't contemplate life is like the beasts that perish The faculty of contemplation is not given to animals. It was probably at … Continue reading He is your help; Quit worrying.
“Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours.” (Genesis 37: 3) Jacob had ten sons before Joseph was eventually born; he even went on to have one more son (Benjamin) after having Joseph. He had twelve … Continue reading YOU WILL BE PREFERRED
It’s true that we serve a God of miracles. But brace yourself, because what I am going to say about that will come as a total shock to some of you. The Lord’s preference is not to meet your needs through a miracle. Now before you think I’ve lost all my faith, hear me out. … Continue reading Blessings and Miracles
I have often wondered why Jesus is called "the WORD" in the Bible. It's a strange name, and a strange title. But then I realised we are words too. Gossip is used to define us, reports are written about us. When we die our life will be expressed in words in a funeral program. Our … Continue reading THE WORD
“And he came and touched the bier: and they that bare him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise.” (Luke 7: 14) In our Focal Scripture, as the funeral procession was moving out of the city of Nain, Jesus showed up and touched the casket, and those who carried the … Continue reading IT WON’T GET WORSE
Some Single Mothers who are unable to manage their Marriages have become Marriage Counselors turning the heart of our Youths away from Marriage. One Woman said: “MARRIAGE IS A SCAM” We know, you might have gone through Hell in the hand of an irresponsible man, But don’t come out to say THERE IS NO MORE … Continue reading MARRIAGE UNDER SIEGE!
Now that the pressure is getting Wesser,Remember our race is different from each other and the race of life is highly individualistic.You were not there when God called your friend, don't go and copy what you don't know the source. When all the mates of Bishop Oyedepo were writing devotionals he didn't write one up … Continue reading BE CAREFUL OF PRESSURE HERE AND THERE!!!
“Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow: and much people of the city was with her.” (Luke 7: 12) It is remarkably noteworthy that the person who was being taken out of … Continue reading FULL TRANSITION
“But Peter continued knocking: and when they had opened the door, and saw him, they were astonished.” (Acts 12: 16) On his way out of the prison, Peter didn’t need to knock on any door. He simply followed an angel and doors opened on their own accord. Peter came to the house where prayers were … Continue reading KEEP KNOCKING
There are brothers and sisters who have taken part in series of Prayers and Fasting who are still keeping their girl-friends and boy-friends within the church or outside the church on the campus or in the office. There are those who, despite all series of prayers and fasting programs, and yet, still find it hard … Continue reading DONT TRY IT….IT WONT WORK
“And as Peter knocked at the door of the gate, a damsel came to hearken, named Rhoda.” (Acts 12: 13) It is instructive to observe that whilst there were men and women praying for Peter in the home of Mary mother of John, there was no one at the gate to check if Peter had … Continue reading TAKE THE GATES
When God speaks, His words are binding—they’re like an unbreakable contract. He always says exactly what He means, He never lies, and He never says, “Whoops, I’ve changed My mind.” Hebrews 1:3 says, “Upholding all things by the word of his power,” and Psalm 89:34 says, “My covenant will I not break, nor alter the … Continue reading The Word Became Flesh
“And when he had considered the thing, he came to the house of Mary the mother of John, whose surname was Mark; where many were gathered together praying.” (Acts 12: 12) Our Focal Scripture speaks of that moment when Peter arrived at the residence where the church prayed for him. A group of people gathered … Continue reading IT’S COMING TO YOU
"What is Soul winning?" is One question that we will need to look at over the next few weeks... What is The shape of a Won Soul? While the definitions are not far, a people has leaped into these corridors where GOD conforms Men, and have by Ambition sought to Re-christen this Hallowed labour...Strange Men … Continue reading SOUL WINNING: The Ambitious Vs The Thorough
“And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.” (Acts 12: 2) In our Focal Scripture, Herod came against James the brother of John, and killed him with the sword. Herod was vexed with the church, and the first installment of his wickedness was to kill James. James became the victim of the … Continue reading NOT A VICTIM
Matthew 25:1-5  "Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.  Now five of them were wise, and five were foolish.  Those who were foolish took their lamps and took no oil with them,  but the wise took … Continue reading “AWAKE! I REFUSE TO SLUMBER”
“And the angel that talked with me came again, and waked me, as a man that is wakened out of his sleep,” (Zechariah 4: 1) Zechariah had experienced divine encounters prior to our Focal Scripture, when the angel of the Lord came again and woke him up like a man that is awakened out of … Continue reading A BETTER OFFER
Note what Paul records from God in: 2 Timothy 4:1-4 (NKJV) I charge you therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge the living and the dead at His appearing and His kingdom: 2 Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and … Continue reading Word-less Living Leads to World-like Living
Many times, we force the Lord to give us His permission to embark on our on journey...to fulfill our own desire...to accomplish our own purpose. Many times, we concieve a project or business, finalize the idea and bring it before Him to bless it, and after quoting series of scriptures and concreting the scriptures with … Continue reading WHEN THE AXE HEAD FALLS INTO THE RIVER..
Wouldn’t it be great if we could spend all our time in wonderful, spiritual meetings where the power of God shows up and we never have to think about anything else? Yes, it would be great. But it is not reality. The Word of God tells us that although we are not of the world, … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Can I live in constant victory?
John 19:23-24 Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took His garmentsand made four parts, to each soldier a part, and also the tunic.Now the tunic was without seam, woven from the top in one piece. 24. They said therefore among themselves, “Let us not tear it, but cast lots for it,whose it shall … Continue reading “STRIPING OFF OUR COATS OF MANY COLORS”
I was listening to my Bible the other day and something piqued my imagination. It was an instruction God gave to Isaiah Amoz. It made me realise modern pastors have it easy. Modern pastors use PowerPoint to illustrate their sermons. Sometimes they call people out of the audience to dramatise a sermon. It wasn't like … Continue reading God once told Isaiah to walk around in boxer shorts and no shoes
“Now Jericho was straitly shut up because of the children of Israel: none went out, and none came in.” (Joshua 6: 1) One distinction of the Joshua generation is that they completed what their fathers started. Their fathers got a promise but never lived to see the fulfillment of the promise. Their fathers knew that … Continue reading A GREATER GENERATION
The biblical teaching on prosperity is established on God’s totalitarian principle and not Unitarian principle.The totalitarian principle of God emphasizes that God wants you healthy and wealthy in your spirit, soul and body.The teaching that emphasizes that salvation of your spirit without the welfare of your entire life is not true.The scripture says the Lord … Continue reading BIBLICAL TEACHING ON PROSPERITY
Judges 11:1, 11 Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty man of valor, but he was the son of a harlot; and Gilead begot Jephthah. Then Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead, and the people made him head and captain over them: and Jephthah uttered all his words before the Lord in Mizpeh. When … Continue reading “GOD OF JERUBBAL, JEPHTHAH, JABEZ AND GENERAL NAAMAN.”