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March 2009 Theme – A Way of Escape

In Luke 4: 16-30, there is the account of how Jesus (at the inception of His ministry) went into the Synagogue in the town of Nazareth where He had been brought up to be part of the worship session. After He had read the scriptures, He began to explain His six-fold mission statement to the locals....

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February 2009 Theme – Compensated Efforts

In Genesis 30: 25-43, we have an interesting account of a Divine compensation. Jacob had laboriously served Laban – his father in law, for hiding at his place for safety; for wanting to marry his second daughter Rachel; and for insisting on marrying Rachel when Leah – the senior daughter was dubiously given to him instead...

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January 2009 Theme – I Will Do Much More

As a soldier in the Nigerian Army, while on parade, I remembered that the words of command must always fall on a particular leg. The command for: “marching in time”, “forward march”, “halt”, etc must be called on the left leg. If those participating in the parade start off rightly after the command, then there will be...

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December 2008 Theme – Moment of Tranquility

In II Chronicles 14: 1-15, the Bible makes us to know that in the era of reign of King Asa of Judah, the land of Judah rested from wars, raiders and assailants for quite some time. During his time, King Asa and his people were able to embark on construction works: they built cities, erected fenced...

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November 2008 Theme – Sharp Thrust and Lifting Up

In Gen. 26: 1-17, the Bible makes us to know that because of the famine in Canaan, there was a serious drag on the life of the inhabitants there, that they began to run somewhere else. However, because Isaac obeyed God and sowed his seed as instructed by God, he reaped plenty. People had to bring...