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Chose Life

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BY    D A V I D   P A M    M C Q U E L


The obvious opposite of life is death. And no one in their right minds would be thinking about choosing death instead of life.
But then, when you look closely at scriptural meaning of life, you will be perplexed that so many rightly chose death over life.
I remember when Jesus was brought before Pilate.
The Jewish leaders who brought him were so enraged beyond reason. They were driven by hatred so much that nothing else mattered.

Luke 23:13-25 ”It was amazing that after Herod refused to condemn Jesus and he was brought back to Pilate for sentencing, the accusers, the Jewish leaders had two clear cut choices before them, Jesus the Messiah versus Barabbas, a violent murderous criminal.

Pilate called together the chief priests, the rulers and the people, and said to them, “You brought me this man as one who was inciting the people to rebellion. I have examined him in your presence and have found no basis for your charges against him. Neither has Herod, …

AN OVERWHELMING EXUBERANCE

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BY   F A I T H    S H A I B U


It's January and the break for the holiday is over, resumption for the next semester commences.
I decided I would take the bus down from Karu where I reside to Lokoja where I attend school on monday of the next week. My name is Sandrine, an undergraduate at Kogi State university. I'm 21, the first born of a family of five. My mum as usual have started her preparation for what I will be needing in school before my departure. In her eagerness, I know deep down she is already missing me and wished I could stay longer. Monday morning arrived so quickly and daddy woke me up to get ready so I can get to the park early. “Sandrine”
“Yes dad!” I responded sluggishly. He is not like mum. African men are not supposed to be emotional. So he put up a class act. It was like he was indifferent. But I know dad, as the eldest kid, he loves to have me around, especially that I look like his mum.
He feels she incarnated me. Only that I never saw her.
“Are you sure you took …

FRIENDSHIP THAT WINS SOULS

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BY  Z E N I T H A    V I C T O R I A    B A D A

"You cannot excel in life if you want to go alone in life." Dr Jeffrey seif.

I celebrate you all.

Today I'd be talking on how friendship can bring others to Christ.

Looking at the meaning of friendship from the Chrome dictionary it is defined as the relationship, bond,union between friends. These days people come into our lives and we are not sure how to categorise them, but I'll have you know that "Friends" are the most influential people in our life's thateither bring us down our pull us up. The bible speaking "Become wise by walking with the wise; hang out with fools and watch your life fall to pieces. " Proverbs 13:20 MSG.

We need to learn to define our friend-ship with people, we need to know the the kind of "friends" we are letting into our "ship", so that when the wind blows we could help each other stand firm. The bible says "friends come and friends go, but a true frie…