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“Fruit of the Spirit” is a biblical term that sums up the nine visible attributes of a genuinely Christian life (Galatians 5:22-23). We learn from scripture that these are not individual “fruits” from which we pick and choose. Rather, the product of the Spirit is one ninefold “fruit” that characterises all who actually walk in the Holy Spirit. Collectively, these are the fruits that all Christians should be producing in their new lives with Jesus Christ. This submenu on Christian ethics harps on an age-long system of moral principle or rules of behaviour that identifies every child of God and sets them apart from the lust and wild desires of the world.

It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom an hundred and twenty princes, which should be over the whole kingdom; And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that the princes might give accounts unto them, and the king should have no damage. Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes, …

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M.E.R.C.Y … the gift of God that we so desperately need, and eagerly receive, but find hard to give! A few years ago, I, like many others, watched in dismay as details of the mishandling of government loaned funds by some corporate organizations emerged on North American TV. These occurrences laid bare the weaknesses of …

Keep God first in all things. It is often tempting to set aside our personal communion with God when projects, jobs, and businesses are in high gear. The confidence that we gain from success and the pressure of a busy schedule both work to diminish our desire to wait upon the Lord. But the truth …

“God hates cheating in the marketplace; He loves it when business is aboveboard…..[i]” “The one who stays on the job has food on the table; the witless chase whims and fancies…..[ii]” “A lazy life is an empty life, but “early to rise” gets the job done….[iii]” These are but a few practical titbits of wisdom …

The noun “Integrity” is subject to about three basic definitions. In its trite and first definition, it means the possession of firm principles. In this context, it is the quality of possessing and steadfastly adhering to high moral principles or professional standards. Secondly, integrity may mean the state of being complete or undivided. This definition …

Akan negotiated the first bend towards the main highway and came to a halt in front of his friend, Ushie’s house at First Avenue. He knew that if he didn’t stop by his friend’s house now, the visit might be delayed another two or more days. What was the harm? He could tidy up this …

Signs of the End It is quite evident that we are living in the end times. The signs are quite glaring. Indeed, the perilous times are here with us. The following are events that will characterise these times according to the scriptures and are prevalent around the globe today. The emergence Wars and rumours of …

2 Timothy 2:20-21 King James Version (KJV) 20 But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honour, and some to dishonour. 21 If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet …

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BLESSED are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5 (King James Version) God blesses those who are humble, for they will inherit the whole earth. Matthew 5: 5 (New Living Translation) Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth. Matthew 5: 5 (New American Standard Bible) Istifanus Joshua (not his …

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It was exactly 4:00 pm on Friday, 31st December, 2004. I packed my luggage to join my family and other millions of Nigerians in one of the prayer camps along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, for the watch night prayer to usher the New Year. Throughout the day, I was in the Spirit, singing and meditating on the word …