RUTH AND ORPAH

The stage was set. Naomi had taken the decision, having ruminated carefully over its import. On the morrow, the old widow took a final stroll around her matrimonial home, (in the strange land of Moab). For one moment, she felt like a true fugitive. Nodding in deep regret, she sobbed in between her breath so […]

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THE DEATH OF ELIMELECH

Ruth and Orpah were homely and lovely. She found in them, the daughters she never had. She had found solace in them upon the death of Elimelech.

       It was three weeks already. Elimelech thought nothing of returning back home! He made to stay for a little more time, perhaps fortune might smile on them in Moab.  Click here  for the previous episode: Elimelech and Naomi.  They settled in fast and Elimelech soon found work.           […]

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ELIMELECH AND NAOMI

Ehlimelech and Naomi were not discerning appropriately that  the lineage of the Messiah would continue from their family line.They had allowed the economy...

     Ruth is the last woman to be considered on the series. The  Four Most Unlikely Ancestresses Of Christ.  Having considered three other women: Rahab, Tamar and Bathsheba. Our series shall begin with two interesting bible characters: Elimelech and Naomi Ruth 1: 1-2 1Now it came to pass in the days when the judges […]

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MY FLEECE

My fleece was an immaculately white material that acted as a natural cover for my nakedness, as well as an enclosure to my internal organs organs.

       Born and nurtured as a sheep in a vast array of living creatures, other than man. I had so much endowment to be grateful to my Creator for. I could proudly say that I was carefully created. Apparently, it was no news that I was wonderfully adorned by a unique outer covering […]

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GRACE: A MYSTERIOUS TEACHER

Efforts to obey the law, from the days of yoreThis, He saw, as we sinned so the moreA system of relief came to the forePresenting a salvation scheme to the core! Some call her a living personalityOthers say she’s a system of spiritual partialityTo the extreme though, she may be a worldly liberalityAnd a licence […]

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Finding Spiritual Freshness in Solitude

finding spiritual freshness in solitude

I was beaming with smiles as I received the much cherished Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) licence, shortly after swearing to the Pharmacist’s Oath. Celebrations were at its peak as friends and well-wishers graced the Induction ceremony.I had full assurance that the future (as regards my pharmacy career was bright)  hence I prodded on with […]

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SILENCE AS A POWERFUL TOOL FOR COMMUNION

SILENCE AS A POWERFUL TOOL FOR COMMUNION

Personally, I have observed that silence has a voice, although its speakings are inaudible. The Christian community is replete with teachings and diverse expositions on the subject of prayer. One look at the plethora of literatures, audio-visual materials and institutions that focuses primarily on the subject of prayer leaves one in awe of such invaluable […]

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THE HEALING STEM

Wriggling to gather my bloodied littersAngry stares met my rouge fingers‘Tis sickening stench was my typical markerI thought a chance with Jesus was a ‘never’ The surging throng, nonethelessI made it through the pressThoughts of a dozen years of sheer ignominyAnd a gravely bruised feminity I was that red, lame dameIn a bid to feel […]

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