I give to live long

A man who worked in Oil Company discovered that his life insurance was worth $125,000. He started crying. Why? He said that he had no future, and that if his children and wives discover that his death would give them such an amount, they would plan to kill him. He begged the insurance company not to tell anybody. That is not the type of future I have. That man feels he has no future because he could be killed any time. But I have a future. Long life is implicit…

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Accessing the supernatural through prayer

According to scriptures, the supernatural is the natural habitat of every believer. That is, every child of God is a supernatural being ordained to command signs and wonders at will. As it is written: The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit (John 3:8). However, prayer, among others, is a vital weapon in commanding the supernatural. We must understand that there is a type of…

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A Bond of Love

A gift from the Mahanta unites a father with his children Ogbarode Ogbon   Not too long ago, I separated from my wife. At the time, my oldest child was three and the youngest just six months old. Although I knew the separation was necessary, I did all I could to prevent it. I love my children very much and couldn’t imagine living a life apart from them, still, the separation eventually took place, and the children remained with my wife. This was a major challenge for me. I missed…

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The cost of being a true Christian

Nobody will want to buy an article without first asking the price of it, every endeavour that one wants to engage in, needed planning and counting the cost of it. People that fail to stand and move forward in Christ fail to pay the price because they did not have what it takes to continue in Him, Mark 10:17-22. We are not speaking of what it cost to be saved, this costs nothing for us but for the blood of the son of God, Jesus Christ paid the price, I…

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Faith leaders pray for President Trump

About two dozen evangelical leaders spontaneously prayed with President Trump in the Oval Office Monday during a day-long “listening session” with the Office of Public Liaison. Johnnie Moore, a former senior vice-president at Liberty University, posted pictures of the prayer time Tuesday night on social media but emphasized that it was more than just a photo op. “It shows a substantive relationship between the evangelical community and this administration,” he told CBN News. Moore said faith leaders are enjoying frequent access to officials throughout the Trump administration and explained: “We…

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Leave your footprints on sand of time, cleric tasks Nigerian women

Women have been told not to see themselves as weaker vessels and instruments for procreation as these were misleading descriptions of the woman. Wife of the General Overseer and President of Women Aglow, Rhema Christian Church and Towers, Sango in Ogun State, Pastor Mrs Ireti Akinola gave this charge at the 2017 Women Aglow Convention. Speaking on the theme, “The Deborah of Our Time”, she said women should emulate Deborah in the Bible who played the role of a wife, a mother and a judge in the land of Israel,…

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Any woman that sleeps with man of God is cursed –Prophetess Maryann Oshoffa

From a humble background, after losing her father at the age of five, Prophetess Maryann Oshoffa rises to grace and is today, the wife of one of the sons of the founder of the Celestial Church of Christ worldwide. She speaks with ESTHER BAKARE on sundry issues Tell us about yourself My name is Maryann Oritoke Oshoffa from Okene in Kogi State. I studied Business Administration at thevLagos State Polytechnic. I’m the fourth from a family of seven children. I lost my dad when I was five years old. My…

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Nigerians should pray for Buhari – Cleric

In the midst of all the ethnic and separatist agitations buffeting the nation, a call has been made on Nigerians to pray for the speedy recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari and against the breakup of the nation. The call was made by Pastor Olaitan Aromolaran of Joy Cometh Ministry during the ‘While Men Slept’, a month-long vigil of the church which was organised to pray against all the evil atrocities committed against the nation which are perpetrated during the night while people are asleep. And speaking on the life and…

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We won’t bow to Pope –Ahiara Catholics

Tai Anyanwu The defiance of Catholics in Ahiara Diocese, Mbaise area of Imo State, has taken a new dimension as Mbaise Catholics in the Diaspora have been mobilsed to reject Bishop Peter Okpalaeke as the Diocesan Bishop of Ahiara, despite Pope Francis’ warning that the agitation against the priest is unacceptable. It will be recalled that at the peak of the resistance to Okpalaeke’s appointment, said to be spear-headed by Catholic Priests of Mbaise extraction, the Vatican had invited the agitating Priests for an audience with the Pope. Our correspondent…

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Battles you must win

A man can have a book on his shelf that contains the required solution to his plight but he may never get to know if he fails to read it because he is overwhelmed or because he simply doesn’t know the solution is embedded in a book. Knowledge is only potential power until it is applied. This message is an awakening or a call to war that will help you take back all your possessions which the enemy is sitting on. There are six important aspects where we must win…

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