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The Unending Kingdom

by Steve Popoola on July 31, 2017 in Church, Discipleshipship

I looked up the dictionary meaning of Kingdom and the Webster’s dictionary, it was defined as, “a politically organised community or major territorial unit having a monarchical form of government headed by a king or queen”. It is also defined as the “the eternal kingship of God” or “the realm in which God’s will is fulfilled”.

 

The Kingdom of God is one of the most misunderstood terms in the Bible. The first time it is mentioned in the new testament is in Matthew 3:1-2. and it occurs 33 times in the book. “In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.”

How Dare I?

by Jaye Lewis on August 19, 2013 in Biblepraise, Church, Love

I’m always amazed to read the scathing blast of a Christian self-righteous sermon in print.  A couple of Bible passages are always given as a reference to illustrate the point of the sermon.  Then the inevitable guilt club is picked up and swung, right at a sinful heart, in perfect judgment.

“How dare you ask God’s forgiveness, when you are not forgiving!

 

How dare you ask for mercy when you are not merciful!”  The questions and accusations are hurled like darts at a pulsing target, and when they hit the heart, many things can happen.  These accusations can make a person, weighed heavy by sin, feel hopeless, as they suppose that “not even God will forgive my sin.”  I’ve seen this happen, and I have also been that sinner, who gave up before I even tried.

The Power of Unity

by Steve Popoola on May 13, 2013 in Church, Love

I am passionate about unity in the body of Christ. I guess it is because I have also discovered that our Lord Jesus Christ not only preached it but also spent a significant part of His prayer in John 17, asking God to help the church to be one even as He is one with the Father.

In Genesis 11:1-6, we read that the whole earth was of one speech and language. There was one global language. It was no wonder therefore that they decided to embark on a project – to build a high tower to the heavens as a means of identification so that no matter where they find themselves, the tower will always be their guide back.