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Ekklesia

Essays under this submenu are themed on civics and politics as it concerns the interest of the church. Right from Ancient Israel to our contemporary Spiritual Israel, Yahweh has been and is still interested in the politics of his chosen and called out people. The word “Ekklesia” emanates from Classical Athens political jargon that described people with the privileged status of citizenship and senatorial ratifying powers. Christians, when rightly informed and motivated, can change the character of political debate. They bring the moral standards of God’s kingdom into the civic realm and thereby become agents of God’s common grace. Although God’s kingdom is not of this world, the church has a role in the community or nation where God places it.

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD— Proverbs 21:30 (King James Version) My faith is a part of me that is palpably obvious to many. I live it and talk about the various aspects of it that may intersect, in the conversation with whomever I am having it. Of course, being a …

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This is the final part of my review of the book of Jonah and I have thoroughly enjoyed it. The best part of this book review is the input and feedback I have gotten from unsolicited sources. They have brought new light on what I thought I knew, broadened my viewed and most importantly, deepened …

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Psalm 33:5 He (God) loveth righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of the Lord. As promised in my last write up, I am following up on my first article on the book of Jonah. This outline is not exhaustive. However, they are the points that spoke to me when I read …

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For some odd reasons, I decided to do a study on the book of Jonah. My intention is to write my summary in three articles. I will start with this, which is the overview, then do a deep-dive on the outlines and finally make a chapter by chapter study. So, help me, God. The book …

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It is by faith we understand that the whole world was made by God’s command. This means that what we see was made by something that cannot be seen — Hebrew 11:3, International Children’s Bible The first thing that faith in Christ Jesus does for you is to understand the things of God. By that …

The church is encouraged to participate in politics. Kindly refer to my earlier articles on this platform – The Church and Her Franchise and Should Christians Participate in Politics? Elections will always present voters with an opportunity to make choices; whether it is a local government race that will affect your immediate community or a …

I first came across this phrase from Sadhu Sundar Selvaraj, a great prophet of God. It was also used as the theme for the prophetic conference held at Ghana Police Church, Accra, Ghana, with Sadhu Selvaraj being the speaker (jesusministries.org) This phrase is an apt description for the end time army of the Lord, which …

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The word “Woe,” as used in the title scripture, refers to a judgement. It signifies an impending doom, a great sorrow or distress. In the above scriptures, Jesus pronounced seven woes on the Scribes and Pharisees. It is amazing that the Lord called out the teachers of the law of his time. Those who were …

One of the enemy’s master strategy is counterfeiting. Anywhere you have an original, someone out there tries to duplicate it. An example is when a designer makes an original piece, and within a short while, you see copies of the same piece littered everywhere. The original article is the authentic piece, while others are just …

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Hebrews 7:24-25New International Version (NIV) 24 but because Jesus lives forever, he has a permanent priesthood. 25 Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them. Introduction The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a priest as “one authorised to perform the sacred rites of a religion especially …

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