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How Nigeria’s David Oyedepo Turned Himself Into The Richest Clergyman In The World

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Bishop Oyedepo’s N4.5b Jet.

After over 35 years of dedicated service as founder and General Overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide, he can still preach in 10 services [on a single day] and does it with such ease.

“I have many more years before I go,” he said, early this year addressing media rumors that he had been planning to step down from full time ministry.

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The Most Surprising Theories about Jesus’ Resurrection

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Jesus Resurrected From Death

Probably no aspect of the Biblical account of Jesus has faced as much opposition as the story of His resurrection from the dead, and rightly so; for Paul says, “If Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith” – [1 Corinthians 15: 14].

Therefore, those against Christian teaching get to disqualify the faith if they disprove Christ’s rise from the dead. But do any of these alternate theories hold up under scrutiny? Continue reading The Most Surprising Theories about Jesus’ Resurrection

Why Catholics Observe Lent Uniquely

Last week on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, Catholics in Uganda, even around the world, observed Ash Wednesday which according to the Christian Calendar, always marks the beginning of a holy period of the year known as LENT.

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Receive As You Hear The Good News

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes…

If you have been to motivational seminars, you would probably have heard the speakers say, “If you follow these five steps, then you will come to a place of financial increase.” They would probably have told you also that if you don’t succeed, it is because you did not follow the steps correctly or diligently.

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President Roots For Religious Tolerance

President Yoweri Museveni has called upon Ugandans to be tolerant of each other’s religions.

The President who was speaking during an over night service held under the theme of ‘77 Days of Glory ’ at the Rubaga Miracle Centre Cathedral in Kampala last night cautioned the congregation about behaving like the Pharisees in the Bible who pretended to be very religious yet when they left the holy place, they were bad people at heart.

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Right Believing Produces Right Living

Luke 19:8

Then Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, “Look, Lord, I give half of my goods to the poor; and if I have taken anything from anyone by false accusation, I restore fourfold.”

Zacchaeus was a tax collector. He was despised because he was a deceitful man, cheating people of their money and resorting to false accusations to get what he wanted.

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Living Through Eight Years Of A ‘Haunted’ Presidency: What Kept Barack Obama Vitally Optimistic

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Before a prayer breakfast in 2010, Obama met privately with clergy members in the Blue Room at the White House. At the conclusion of the meeting, a final prayer was delivered as they held each others shoulders

Barack Obama in just days will be leaving office as President of the United States, to begin a new life altogether. It is, however, very appalling to know that throughout the eight years of his reign, Mr. Obama, notwithstanding his countless achievements, has been one of most [obstinately] affronted, misrepresented and miscomprehended men in the history of American presidents.

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Believing Is Receiving

Mark 5:28–29

For she said, “If only I may touch His clothes, I shall be made well.” Immediately the fountain of her blood was dried up, and she felt in her body that she was healed of the affliction.

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Do You Know The Jesus Of The Bible?

John 14:7

“If you had known Me, you would have known My Father also; and from now on you know Him and have seen Him.”

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God Has Seen Your Future And It Is Good!

Isaiah 54:2

“Enlarge the place of your tent, and let them stretch out the curtains of your dwellings; do not spare; lengthen your cords, and strengthen your stakes.

At the end of 2004, during one of our services, the Lord told our church this: “I your God have gone ahead of you and I have already been to your future. I have seen it. And I declare that it is good. Continue reading God Has Seen Your Future And It Is Good!

A Greater Blessing Is In Store For You

Romans 8:31

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

Whenever the devil throws something at us, we need not lose hope. In fact, we can be sure that God will turn it around for our greater blessing because He is for us. Continue reading A Greater Blessing Is In Store For You

Don’t Let Your Past Rob You

Philippians 3:13–14

Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

Are you living a life of regrets thinking, “If only…”? “If only I had that college education…If only I had married the right girl…If only I had taken up the other job…If only I had not made that stupid mistake…”

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A Brand New Body At The Blast Of A Trumpet!

1 Thessalonians 4:16

For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first.

All over the world, Jews celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Occurring usually in the month of September, this feast is celebrated with the blowing of trumpets—the shofar or ram’s horn. That is why it is also called the Feast of Trumpets. Continue reading A Brand New Body At The Blast Of A Trumpet!

Declare God’s Word Over Your Situation

Psalm 91:2

I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in Him I will trust.”

When a great storm arose as Jesus and His disciples were in a boat on the Sea of Galilee, He did not say to His disciples, “The storm is here to teach us courage.” Instead, He took authority over the storm and said, “Peace, be still!” And there was a perfect calm. (Mark 4:39) Continue reading Declare God’s Word Over Your Situation

Jesus Makes All Things New

John 1:3

All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made.

Any electronic product which you buy usually comes with an instruction booklet which says, “Send only to authorized dealers for maintenance and repairs.” Similarly, when Continue reading Jesus Makes All Things New