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“For circumcision verily profiteth, if thou keep the law: but if though be a breaker of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision” (Romans 2:25). I’ve moved on to reading the Book of Romans, and this verse really stuck out to me. Here, Paul is speaking to the Jews in Rome, who glory in their…

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Love and righteousness are so closely related that some people think that they are one and the same. But one is superior to the other. Do you know which? If you said love, you are so very right! Love begets righteousness, righteousness begets justice and so on… Righteousness doesn’t beget love. If the highest quality…

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Religion in Nigeria has become a go-to point for almost anything, ranging from the most mundane of arguments to deep rooted societal issues. Simply bringing up Christianity biases, no matter how illogical they may seem, is always sure to win you favorable points in a discussion. Long gone are the days of peace and quiet…

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“When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things” (1 Cor 13:11). There comes a point in every person’s life when they know they have to stop playing, stop putting off maturity, and…

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When the debate about same-sex marriage first came to the open in Nigeria around 2014, taking into cognisance our extreme religiosity as a people, a few questions came to my mind. For example, if Jesus Christ was to be here today and he was the pastor of a major church, will he turn a homosexual…

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Sometime ago on this platform, I published an article about Christianity in Nigeria. It led to a debate in the comment section which, unfortunately, strayed from the main topic, but managed to gain considerable attention. The main issue was about the much-abused financial benefits of Christianity in Nigeria and how certain clerics capitalize on the…

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Many of us take for granted the simple message of the gospel that we have received and accepted as the TRUTH.  We’ve heard it so many times in Church, read it in so many pamphlets, and maybe even written about it as Facebook messages to our family and friends and on blogposts that we don’t really…

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We are often told more times than we care to remember that our morality is derived from god or gods and the adherents of the Abrahamic god in particular, arrogantly and without shame or a sense of irony continue to repeat the same tired old mantra. The question we must ask is this, is there…

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There was a rich man who lived long ago in Manchester, England. He owned his own land and slaves and had many concubines in addition to his beautiful wife and three gorgeous daughters. They lived the life of the nobels and enjoyed great health and prosperity. As a doctor, he earned a lot from his…

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“But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us” (Rom 5:8). Do you think that God loves you more than He did when you were still in your sins?  Do you think that He loves you more than those who are still in their sins?  Do…

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“Well, first, Matthew wasn’t gay. But if he was, we would have loved him unconditionally anyway. It wouldn’t have made one difference at all.” This was Rick Warren’s response when asked about the rumours that his son who had committed suicide in April 2013 was gay. Seated by him during the interview was his wife,…

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While on a field trip, following up on a reconciled child for work, I stumbled upon a single copy of this bestseller by Steve Harvey, in a remote town.  Having watched the movie, and being more than a little disappointed, I wanted to pass it by.  However, realising that it is infact a sold out…

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I and JSK were seated in front of IykeMadol’s room counting down time before we became willing victims of Medusa (Stoned). Madol’s balcony somehow was our official meeting place with Medusa. Every night we would congregate and wage a war against the ecosystem. Burning the leaves of the tree described in revelations 22:2 as the…