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Why Christians are Hated

Posted by Joseph Iwaye on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, In : Christian Devotions 


lady showing hate signsFrom one generation to another, many people have hated the Lord Jesus Christ and his followers. Today, many Christians are being killed for their faith. Recently, in northern Nigeria, Boko-Haram members entered into a church and murdered an entire congregation. Why? Why are Christians so hated? Well, the reasons are not far-fetched. Let's briefly look into two scriptural explanation behind Christian hate, so that when you suddenly discovered that you are hated for your faith, you will n...
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The power of courage

Posted by Joseph Iwaye on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, In : Christian Devotions 

Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest. (Joshua 1:7)

courage and fearOne outstanding characteristic of great men of God is courage. Daniel was courageous to refuse the king’s meat (Daniel 1:8). Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego put on the garment of bravery and strong determination to face the wrath of Kin...
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The Whole Duty of Man (Part 2)

Posted by Joseph Iwaye on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, In : Christian Devotions 

Scripture Reading: Ecclesiastes 12:13-14

Memory Verse

“If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures”.  (Job 36:11 KJV)

man and his dogIn continuation of our devotions on ‘The Whole Duty of Man’, this week we look at obedient to God’s commandment. God’s commandments are yokes: Easy yokes that are meant to shape our lives, destroy our pride, curb our excesses and make us better people. By virtue of our position as children of God, obedient t...

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The Whole Duty of Man

Posted by Joseph Iwaye on Thursday, February 21, 2013, In : Christian Devotions 

Scripture reading: Ecclesiastes 12:13-14

Memory Verse

Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.(Ecclesiastes 12:13)

A farmer on dutyAs a Christian, we have a bunch of obligation laid upon us – obligation that must not be neglected under any circumstance. The scripture in Ecclesiastes 12:13 group our moral and spiritual obligations into two categories: The fear of God, and obedience to God’s commandment. These two forms the ...

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Fear not! This sickness is not unto death

Posted by Joseph Iwaye on Monday, January 28, 2013, In : Christian Devotions 

Scripture Reading:John 11:1-3, 25-26

Memory Verse

“When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.” (John 11:4)

sick woman
This week devotion is a prophetic word to everyone who is sick. The Lord is saying to you that “This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby”.
 
Beloved, I may not know what you are going through; I may not understand the ...

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The Lord vindicated me

Posted by Joseph Iwaye on Wednesday, January 16, 2013, In : Christian Devotions 

Scripture reading:2Peter 2:4-9

Christian Devotions Memory Verse

“The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:” (2Peter 2:9)

Joseph Iwaye: praising God for vindicating meFive years ago, I had a dream. In my dream a woman brought me to an unknown court for an offence I know nothing about. I was before the judge terrified yet I was not allowed to speak so that I can defend myself. The woman spoke and made-up some lies against me. The crowd supporte...

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Wrongly accused? The Lord will vindicate you

Posted by Joseph Iwaye on Saturday, January 12, 2013, In : Christian Devotions 

Scripture reading: John 15:18-20

Memory Verse
“For the LORD will vindicate his people and have compassion on his servants.” (Psalm135:14 ESV)

wife wrongly accusing husbandIt is a terrible thing to be wrongly accused; particularly when you have no supporting argument to clear or defend yourself. I have been victim of wrong accusations many times but the Lord has been my vindicator. Wrong accusations can come in many shapes and sizes; physical and spiritual. In the physical, friends can accuse you; family member can ...

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The Incomparable God (Part 1)

Posted by Joseph Iwaye on Thursday, October 11, 2012, In : Christian Devotions 

Scripture reading: Psalm 89:6-11

Christian Devotions Memory Verse

There is none holy as the LORD: for there is none beside thee: neither is there any rock like our God. (1Samuel 2:2)
 
flower depicting the work of incomparable GodThe Lord our God is incomparable in all ramifications. There may be many lords and gods, but our Lord, the Lord Jesus, is the Lord of Lords and the king of kings. He stands out from the crowd. He’s incomparable in power; He’s incomparable in holiness. He’s incomparable in wisdom, knowledge and understand...

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