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QUE SERA [WHATEVER WILL BE], WILL NOT BE!

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There isn’t any mistake in the title, it’s the truth: Whatever will be will NOT be. We are humans and not nature, so It is what you make be that will be. Sorry this is what it is.

‘Que sera sera’ is a resignation to fate — an embargo to faith. It’s a resignation to defeat — defeat before a fight. A lie disguised in self pity, propagated with melody and sobriety; sang and mused by majority.

It’s a tool for the slothful to stay indolent, a rest bed for the sluggard to catch some more sleep, and a succour for the weary to seek repose. It’s the devil’s trick card to hinder you from being the best you are designed to be: to make you hit below par.

What will be will not be!

Haven’t you heard the saying, ‘.. the Kingdom of Heaven suffereth violence, and the VIOLENT taketh it by force’? [Matthew 11:12] Or this saying: ‘Seest thou a man DILIGENT in his business, he shall stand before king; he shall not stand before mean men’ [Proverbs 22:29]

Therefore what will be will not be! It is what you make be or do not make be that will be. What you become, achieve or attain is decided by you, not one invisible fate.

You are the creator of your own future. That is why you are created to have free will, to make decision and to live with the consequence of all your actions and decisions — be it good or bad consequence.

No wonder God said in Deuteronomy 30:19 KJV:
‘I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:’

Finally, what HAS BEEN is what SHALL be as stated in Ecclesiastes 1:9 KJV is a generic statement for all things created under the sun, but not personalized to you. Moreover this does not carry the same interpretation as ‘whatever will be will be’.

It’s interpretation as it relates to human is that there is nothing new any man can be, achieve or attain that does not have a semblance of what has been before him.

Therefore don’t be a victim of fate, waiting for what will be to be. Make what you want, to be, through Christ that strengthens you according to His good & perfect will. Praise the LORD!

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GONE (BUT) NOT FORGOTTEN!

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This is not an eulogy; well, I have never written one before.

This is no tragedy; such is not the epistle of them that love God and them that are the called of God.

And this is no tales by moonlight; they are mostly fictitious and they make children lose sense of reality.

This is: “Lord teach us to number our days that we may apply our heart unto wisdom”.
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Having broken the ‘ice’, I hope I was able to get your attention because this is a message you need to hear, and not just to hear but also to ruminate upon.

You know, many generations have gone, some are totally forgotten, some are partially forgotten, while some others can’t be forgotten; and what determines ‘the ballot’ in which these set of people fall into is either:

The memories of their once existence, or the impact they made during their stay.

As for memories, give it time, it will fade away and be forgotten. But for impact it will speak even long after the makers are gone [Be it positive or negative impact].

For instance:
In the Antarctica, where it does not stop snowing, the Sun will always be remembered for the warmth it provides.

And in the desert, where it rarely stop shining, it will be remembered for the excessive heat it bombards when it is gone.

Please know that the above assertion is also very true for human that once walked the surface of the earth [and I am referring to men that made impact]. Now to highlight a few of them:

Jesus Christ has ascended to heaven more than two thousand(2000) years ago, yet His Love impact is still being felt and spoken about till tomorrow. [Yes, Jesus LOVES YOU].

Apostle Paul was long gone before Modern Civilization erupted, yet his Zeal is still reverberating impact in this Modern Age through his messages…

And if the account of men that made lasting impact — not forgotten — were to be written in books, there will be no end to writing [John 21:25].

Therefore my Dear beloved, the question to you and I thence is:

What will you be remembered for when your stay here is over? Or what will you want/like to be remembered for when your time here is done?

Do you want to be remembered for only the memories of your once existence, or do you want to be remembered for the positive impact you contributed during your stay?

Now is the time for you my friend to decide and to get started: now that you’re still here!

“‘Oh Lord please’ teach me to number my days that I may apply my heart unto wisdom” [Psalm 90:12 emphasis mine]. SHALOM

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STRESSED? YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE!

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My friend you don’t have to be weary. You don’t have to be heavy laden and you don’t have to be stressed. There are better ways to do the works you do. You just need to find them out!

You are weary not because there is no better way of performing the chores you do, neither is it because there are no prudent ways of handling the responsibilities you shoulder; but because you have not taken time out to seek counsel on the better way to go:

Moses was a man of like passion as you are. He was heavy burdened with too much responsibilities — that of a rebellious Nation — which would have broken him down if he wasn’t shown the better way to carrying out his ‘chores’.

Hear this: ‘And Moses’ father in law said unto him, The thing that thou doest is not good. [18] Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone…’ [Read the full account in Exodus 18:14-26].

Furthermore, you are stressed not because there is no help or support available to you, but because you have ‘refused’ to identify or call unto the right support/help you need per time:

Peter and his colleagues were men of like passion as you are. They initially forgot the presence of the Master in their Boat; and they became greatly perturbed for the bellowing Tempest that threatens to sink their boat, not until they called unto the Prince of Peace for help. [Read full account Mark 4:35-41].

Beloved, it is possible to live a stress-free life. Yes it is, and yes you can!

If any man has the key to a door, he does not need ‘elephant-strength’ to open this door: So in the same vein, you don’t need to stress over anything once you know the better means to getting the job done.

Henceforth my friend, examine the works you do and seek a better way to doing them. And most especially, let the Lord give you rest from all your labour and your heavy burden. Come unto Him today! (Matthew 11:28)

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NOT A ‘KID’, BUT A CHILD!

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Dear Beloved, that your child is not a ‘Kid’; he[she] is a Child!

Isn’t he[she] wonderful and beautiful to listen to, and to have around. I am certain he[she] often help you break a smile when he[she] curls on your side.

That is what children do best to their parents:

They have a soft and gentle way of making the burden of adulthood irrelevant. They’re without worries. They stress for nothing; but hopeful for all good things to come. They are literally full of life.

No wonder they are God’s precious Gift to our world; to further remind us adulthood, and forming maturity with Him, is not getting the job done.

How then can these adoring Gifts be wrongfully and subtly called ‘Kids’. It’s absurdity!

But I know it’s not intentional parents refer to their God given heritage by this heinous slang/informal word, that shares meaning with an animal.

Perhaps they haven’t taken cognizant of the power inherent in names individuals are called or referred to — they are destiny defining. Names often have stronghold on the individual — to the extent of shaping this individual’s attitude and the attributes they possess.

Ask Jacob, the Supplanter. Ask Jabez, the accursed, that makes sorrowful. Ask David, the beloved. Ask Abraham, the Father of ‘Multitude’ and Sarah, the Noble woman.

My friend, If God would change the name of Abram to Abraham, Sarai to Sarah, and Jacob to Israel — and they all went on to fulfill purpose — then this only means God places utmost importance in the names we are called for the actualization of our individual purposes.

More, if an English Proverb — dated back since 18th century — could literally said: ‘give a dog a bad name and hang it’. Wouldn’t it say more of a Child that proceeded from your own loins.

Please don’t let wrong names/slang rob you of your glorious destiny. Even more importantly, don’t rob that your wonderful child of his or her glorious destiny by the heinous names you call him or her. It is ‘criminal’ before God my friend!

Henceforth please consciously unlearn all heinous ‘destiny-verdict’ you subtly pass upon your child, in the name of Civilization, ‘Cute Slang’ or that which is en-vogue.

Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is His reward. Psalm 127:3 KJV
SHALOM.

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THE HEART OF BABES AND SUCKLINGS

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There I stood staring into the eyes of this little baby who was peeking over her mother’s shoulder. She also stared intently back at me unfazed.

[This scene was more like having a ‘who-blinks-first-competition’, and the baby won every time I tried to compete].

The moment was surreal and heart-warming — a feel of Heaven — to have a baby’s pure and probing eyes pierce into the eyes of one that has seen more than the mouth can say.

I could only but wonder, what could possibly be running through the mind of this innocent baby. SELAH

Her look was a soothing ointment to the heart, and I didn’t know when I broke into smiles (just as a young lady blushes when teased or flattered). But I wasn’t teased, and it was evident in the baby’s straight-face look (the kind, one can interpret to mean ‘what’s funny’😏)

The more I tried to make her return my smile, the stricter her stern look. And after my several trials to make her return my smile, it then dawn on me her reaction to all my actions was A TALE OF TRUE SINCERITY:

She can’t be bribed. She won’t be cajoled. She won’t be lobbied to resonant to the tune of strangers, regardless of their gimmicks and toys. And a Spade she will call a Spade.

Beloved, such is the heart of babes and sucklings:
‘..Stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers; neither will they listen to the flattery of thieves and corrupt men’ [John 10:5 KJV Emphasis mine].

Friends, we have learnt & practiced so much deceit, gimmicks and flattery; so much that we have mixed and interpreted the voice of Strangers as the voice of the Father.

Such that the Father’s Clarity is a Rarity in the heart of the so called Sons of the Father. Even sincerity amidst the elect is hard to come by this days. SELAH

Dear beloved, it’s time we unlearned the stranger’s culture and recalibrate our minds to the heart of babes and sucklings — the true sons of the Father that will not listen to the flattery and beckon of strangers.

Henceforth let’s get intentional by standing firm, not compromising our faith and values at any cost. MAY GOD HELP US ALL IN JESUS NAME.

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DON’T GO BACK!

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Don’t go back! Never look back. What you have come this far for, is just around the corner. Forge ahead, and you won’t know a better yesterday.

Don’t go back! Never go back. The problem of today, shall turn to your miracle. You will merry some day and you will conquer.

Don’t go back. Never look back. The storm you face today, shall return for you as peace like a river. You will soon know stillness and you will soon have rest.

Don’t go back! Never go back. The sickness of today, shall become your health tomorrow. You will surely recover and you will soon be made whole.

Don’t go back. Never look back. The battle of today, shall be your song of victory tomorrow. You will soon shout for joy and you will overcome.

Don’t go back! Never go back. The pains of today, shall turn to gain for you tomorrow. You will soon reap your fruitful harvest. You will soon eat the good of the land.

Don’t go back! Never look back.The yoke of today shall yield an eternal crown for you tomorrow. Soon the roll call will be made. Soon you will be called in with the Saint.

Don’t go back! Never go back. Your trials & temptations of today, shall become the perfection of God’s righteousness in you eternally. You will soon be blameless. You will soon be without blemish.

Don’t go back! Never go back. Your captivity will soon be turn away, and you will know what joy unspeakable means. You will soon be like them that dream.

Dearly Beloved, don’t go back!
I pray for you: you won’t lose your reward by stopping your journey half way in Jesus name. AMEN.

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WHO DO YOU SAY YOU ARE?

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“Man that is in honour, and understandeth not, is like the beasts that perish”.[Psalm 49:20 KJV]

My friend, Who do you say you are, and what do people call you?

An adage says and I interprete:
It’s how you value(carry) what you have that people will value(carry) it with you.

Your occupation or job function does not define who you really are; it is what name you call yourself and the name you make people call you by the fruit you bear, that is who you truly are.

You are what you act, and you automatically become the fruit you bear!

As for me, I’m no longer slave to sin: I am a Child of God. I’m no longer slave to fear: I am a Child of God. I am Chosen, not forsaken, I am Who HE (God) says I am.

And God have said to me:

I am the Light of the World. I am the salt of the Earth. I am a Covenant Child. I am Jesurun (Isa 44:2). I am an Overcomer. I am more than a Conqueror. I am a Victor. I am the Righteousness of God in Christ Jesus. I am the Redeemed of the Lord….

Once again, please remember: “Man that is in honour, and understandeth not, is like the beasts that perish”. [Psalm 49:20 KJV]

Beloved, who do you say you are, and who do people know you to be?

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HARD-WORK: IT’S NO CURSE!

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Dear Beloved, it’s no family curse to labour and to work-hard. Don’t get it twisted, there is honour in good labour.[1Timothy 5:17-18]

Work smart, don’t Work hard, as often said in this age and time should never relegate hard-work in situations where working-smart’s true & sincere interpretation is trickery.

If you don’t have the skill and intellect to work smart, work hard. It’s no curse!

Don’t you know hard-work eliminates the hard-luck that some consoles themselves with, because of their slothfulness.

And have you been told your youthful days are your best days for fruitful labour.

Let your soul wait on the Lord for your reward while you commit to the good labour.

Let your youthful body bear the discipline needed for the actualization of your dreams, because the days of your youth are your season of strength.

[Proverbs 20:29 KJV “The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the gray head.”]

Make productive use of your youth, to help you avoid headache at old age — when gray hair has replaced strength.

It is often said “as you lay your bed so you will lie on it”. Yes, your youthful years are the season provided you to lay your bed.

A lavished youthful life will culminate to a regret-filled old age, and a productive youthful life produces a peaceful old age. Be guided!

Remember what the scripture says in
Lamentations 3:27 KJV:
“It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth”. And Ecclesiastes 11:9 gave the conclusion to the matter for the wise to take heed.

“Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment”. Ecclesiastes 11:9 KJV

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WHAT YOU PROVE IS WHAT ‘SELLS’

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My friend, nobody trust what you do until you prove what you do. Nobody trust your competency not until you prove your competency. And nobody believes in your dreams & vision, not until it is proven…

You alone see what you see; don’t expect everyone to. It is until you show it before they can see it.

Proven goods are what consumers reckon with. No one wants trial & error products, because the price to pay for failure is too dear to permit.

This is the reason Employers of Labour are apt to seek proven individuals in the name of experience, and not ‘freshly baked loaves from the bakery’.

Your many rejected applications is nothing personal, don’t take it personal. Those with proven skills than you, are often to blame. Their track records have ‘robbed’ you of the position you sought after.

Even the scripture in 1Thessalonians 5:21 counsels us to prove all things, and to hold fast to that which is good. Why won’t you then make a foolproof of your ability.

You are not inexperience at what you know; you are only inexperience at what you have not done with what you know. All you need is to prove what you know by practical and productive application of it.

Do something with the knowledge you have garner: this is the prove of what you know. And by so doing you build track record that men sought after.

And most importantly Beloved, keep proving your love for God. Keep proving your faith in His Word, and keep proving your acquired skills & knowledge: for it is what you prove that ‘sells’ before God and before men.

Malachi 3:10 KJV
Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and PROVE ME now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.

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IF ONLY YOU CAN BELIEVE!

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Have Faith in God!
My friend have faith in God. All things are possible, if only you can have Faith in God.

For things we see were not made from things that do appear, but through the creative power of Faith by the Word of God. [Hebrews 11:3].

Friends whatsoever good your heart can conceive, Faith in the Word of God can complete.

“As far as your eyes can see, so will I give unto you and unto thy Seed”* is what the Lord said unto Abraham.

And He is saying the same to you today my friend, because what He says to one, He says to all.[John 17:20]. Halleluyah!

Please be informed that: Faith in what The Lord said, is the differentiator between those that received what He said and those that did not.

Therefore, My friend have faith in God. All things are possible, if only you will have Faith in God.

[Luke 1:37 KJV
For with God nothing shall be impossible].
*[Genesis 13:14-15, paraphrased]
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THE STRANGE WO[MAN]

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While resting one evening, just at the break of twilight, I stared out my window unto the street:
Alas! I saw Thomas being dragged away sheepishly into the corner of the Enticer — the strange woman.

Her corner was prepared with perfumes, aloes & cinnamon and her fragrance filled the evening air, leaving her victims drunk for sport.

Her table was set with mixed wine. And in her cistern was her red liquor, beckoning to every passerby to come drink to stupor.

Her ‘grapes are sour’, but she doth coat them with sweetener. She disguises herself as a single lady — unbethrothed to. However she is a woman bethrothed to many strangers.

Her eyes were laced with deceit & naughtiness — never to be taken for innocence — and her path is the quickest way to an end.

Her lips were painted with red ‘molten magma’ — dripping to scorch her prey. And every night she does prepare her ‘snare’ for her twilight catch.

The Stiff-necks and the Naives were often seen hastening unto her — even as an Ox hasten to the slaughter — and they were never seen to return from her chamber.

And on this fateful evening, Thomas was her next catch…

I called into the street unto Thomas but her enticement was a stronghold on him, and her smile was a gallow around his neck…
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Who will deliver Thomas from her snare and the son of men from her flattery; and who will help remove the scale of her spell off their eyes? Oh Lord have mercy!
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Dear beloved, now hear thou the Instructions of the Lord and remove thy way far from a strange woman(man). Come not near the door of her(his) house:
Lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel: Lest strangers be filled with thy wealth; and thy labours be in the house of a stranger….

My dear friend, think of it, the adrenaline rush you have at the sight of that strange woman(man) will abruptly leave you empty in few minutes [not even an hour]. Is this what you want to trade your eternal bliss for?

Are you aware the stranger’s route is the quickest way to get your candle light blown out. Don’t go that way: for many that once did never returned!

[Please read the full injunctions of the Lord in Proverbs 5:1-23 & Proverbs 7:1-27 to save you from the snare of a strange Man/Woman] SHALOM.

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RELAX! IT’S NOT A COMPETITION

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Life is not a competition; calm down my friend!

Perhaps you’re looking at a friend on the fast lane of prosperity. Relax, pay your own dues, stay focus and continue on your ‘diligent’ pace. At the end, you will prosper bountifully, if you faint not — it is just a matter of time.

God has given everyman according to his or her ability. What you do with what you’re given, determines your prosperity. [Matthew 25:15-29]

Your colleagues/friends won’t finish the riches on the earth. Moreover, there is no ‘first-position’ in the prosperity race because the profit of the earth is for all: the king himself is served by the field.[Ecclesiastes 5:9 KJV]

Please be aware that your friends’ life examinations are different from yours. Don’t answer yours using their exact solutions.

And their life journey is different from yours, use your own life map so you don’t hit an abrupt road block.

That route that you’re flying at the moment may be rough & full of turbulence; maybe it wasn’t designed for flight, but to be walked. Have you asked yourself?

It may appear the route to your destination is far, and it is taking too long to arrive there; perhaps your Creator had booked your flight for your early arrival, but you have chosen to walk with friends going similar route. Hmmm…

Be it as it may, Beloved, always remember you are to diligently focus on running your own race, at your own pace, because at the end the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. [Ecclesiastes 9:11].

Please take life easy, enjoy every daily bit of it, let God be foremost in all your endeavors and you will finish strong.
GOD BLESS YOU

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HIS WAY OR THE HIGHWAY?

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Just the other day, at past midnight, I got thinking on how a ‘purpose’ will be achieved. And I slipped into wondering God’s ways and how He brings His purpose to pass:

Hmmm…they are mysterious and pass finding out!

We search too far for what is not lost. Often with the thought: ‘no, it can’t be this’. What if God is saying to you, My beloved ‘IT IS’.

We look too hard for what is staring us in the face. Often with the thought: ‘no, it can’t be this easy’. What if God is saying to you, My friend ‘IT IS’.

We think, and see too less of what and where we currently are. Often with the thought: ‘no, this is not what I envisioned’. What if God is saying to you, My Child ‘though thy beginning be small, thy later end shall greatly increase’ [Job 8:7].

Who would have thought a walk-path could be created across the sea bed if this never happened, and was not recorded in the Bible for our reference. It beats any man’s thought.

Or who would have imagine The King of Glory will condescend to be born in a manger, and to die a shameful death, for the reconciliation of man to his Creator. It’s beyond physical & metaphysical’s imagination.

And there is yet another thought-dimension to the grandeur of God’s loving-way towards us:

If He has chosen another means to achieve man’s salvation purpose, without the dead of His beloved Son, who will question Him or who would have known He had ‘bend the rule’? No not one! Yet He chose to give His Best.

Please be reminded: God has million ways of achieving His purpose. He said unto those that thought Abraham’s generational continuity lies in their hands, that He can use stone to raise up Children for Abraham [Luke 3:8].

And something astounding and worthy of note on how God works in achieving His purposes in us and through us is: OUR COOPERATION [Amos 3:3].

He is Sovereign, yet He gives room for our partnership with Him towards achieving His purpose in us and through us.

He can choose a way and later abandon that way if it does not cooperate with His plan — this, most of the times, has been the short-falls of many children of God. [The Bible has numerous examples of these].

We often have a self-designed feature of how we think or want God to perform His purposes in our lives, and we end up leaving no room for Him to move in His mysterious ways on our behalf.

[This is, sometimes, the reason for delay in the manifestation of His purposes and promises for us]

Please hear this:
Nothing is incompatible, if God raises it for His purpose

Nothing is dead, if God chooses it for His purpose

Nothing is lost, if God hid it for His purpose

And there is nothing too little, if God made it so: For all that He made was good [Genesis 1:31]

We only need to cooperate and rest in the unfailing Plan and Arms of the Sovereign God.

He is waiting on your cooperation friend. Therefore fear not, fret not, you only need to allow Him have His way!

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IN THE DAYS OF THY THIRTIES

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Are you still a teenager? Good for you: as your strength and vigor still drives your desires.

Are you in your twenties? Rejoice and merry while it tarries, for your season of flamboyance has come but hastens away. Again I say rejoice!

Are you in your thirties? Be glad, for your year of life-redefining, destiny-remolding decisions has come to stay.

Please hear these two assertions, and let your heart continually remember these three:

Your thirties are the season of your life when you have another chance to erase & rewrite your life stories — those you wrote in error during the days of your exuberance and flamboyance.

Your thirties mark your seasons of profound life-defining decisions — those you probably did not take during your season of flamboyance. It’s your decision season ‘when thou shall say, I have no pleasure in them’ (Ecclesiastes 12:1).

To some it is the begining of a new era towards fulfilling purpose, to another it is a season of rebirth towards achieving purpose, and to some others it is a season of realization of lives’ purpose.

Whichever of these it is my friend, if you’re in your thirties, it is yours to discover. There is no escaping it; you fall into one of these subsets.

Therefore, the question to you is:
Have you set sail on the voyage to fulfilling purpose?

Have you got onboard the train conveying purpose-driven visionaries to their destination of unending impact?

Now is the the time my friend!
Your thirties are your threshold season for exploit. Please don’t squander it chasing shadows.

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ARE YOU A CHRISTIAN?

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Beloved please take this as a call to self examination, just as the scripture instruct us to do often to be sure we still in faith… [ 2Corinthians 13:5]

I am sure we do ‘know’ who a Christian is. However, we have made Christianity a religion and not a life style. Remember the word Christian was coined from: ‘Christ-like’.

But we have stereotyped all that attend Church services often or once a while as Christians. We have chosen to believe we are Christians once we identify and associates with a Church body.

We have accepted to be called Christians as a Title, and we have refused the onus that makes Christianity our entitlement: as exemplified to us by Christ.

We love the ‘egg yolk’ but detest cracking the egg. We forgot it is in cracking the egg we can get the yolk.

Many have opted to add Christianity to their profile, in order to win business contracts and favouritism from Christian Radicals.

Some even use Christianity as a title(I am a Christian brother… I am a Christian sister) to coy gullible ‘single & searching’ youths into marriage; because they know where the sugar pours there will the ants gather.

These and many more are very rampant in our ‘market places’ of life today. And our Christianity is now a two-face coin — a Christian in religion, but anti-Christian in character and life style.

How then can we get it right ? How then can this be checked?

This is simply by understanding Christianity is not a religious entitlement rather it is a culture — Jesus Culture.

It is a life style — the life style of Christ

It is a character — the character of the Son of God.

It is not MANY WAYS of living that pleases our respective situations. Rather, it is A WAY of living that answers the question — how would Jesus live if He was in your situation?

Don’t be deceived, any one that doesn’t strive to align his(her) character to that of Christ is not qualify to be called a Christian. By their fruit, ye shall know them…[Matthew 7:16-20].

Practical life style of Christ is what qualifies you and I to be called Christians.

Please hear this truth: what God forbid you from doing is an indication of what He will not do. And what He commands you to do, is a reflection of what He had done and will still do. Christ is a practical testament to this!

Therefore check it, if your character echoes scriptural injunctions or ‘religious demands’.
I pray we will not make a shipwreck of our faith in Jesus name. God bless you. SHALOM!