INNER BEAUTY- The Beauty that attracts God.

Beauty is definitely not only in the outlook of a woman. If beauty were limited to the appearance of a lady then many beauty queens that have gotten married to handsome prince would have secured a good home and family, it is amazing to find out that beauty does not comprises on the physical appearances of a lady alone. How she looks, appears when she had done her make-ups and her outfit.             Today our definition of beauty should be according to the standards of God as written in his word “beauty is vain but a woman who fears the Lord she shall be praised”… the scriptures defines beauty as an inner capacity, strength, flavor and aroma that attracts the attention of the King such that he cannot but resides in such a life. You may wonder from this definition, who is that King? What is that Inner capacity?  The beauty that the world defines after it is been seen and looked upon by the beholder, as time goes on begins to lose it worth, value, essence and importance. It won’t take long before he that admires such beauty begins to say otherwise in respect to this world defined beauty.…

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BE AT ALERT! 1 Peter 5:8

One of the first thing you think when someone tells you to be at alert or vigilant is that you look around in fear to check what the problem is. When God uses this word, he is talking about the equipping of a man with the whole armour of God which is the perquisite to victory in life. I Peter 5:8             The truth is this; we have an adversary who is always looking around for people he could devour in ignorance, fear, shame, covetousness, pride and other works of the flesh. Anyone who dwells in these things is whatever the Devil and his cohorts are doing. We must stand against man in spirit realm without taking chances as a spiritual being, we have all the right to control every situation and we are master over all circumstances. (Luke 12:32) Probably we have forgotten who God made us, our purpose and identity. Romans 8:15 We are God’s image revealed in Christ Jesus, the glory of the Father established on earth. I am happy to tell you that he Loves you forever. II Timothy 1:7 As a soldier will always be at alert and well armed with weapons, not checking around…

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WALKING IN THE TRUTH (John 8:32)

Truth is the genuineness of information or something very important. It is important to note that the truth does not change at all. It remains constant and can stand the test of time. When a man begins to engage him/herself in things that are not true, it can really affect such life negatively.  The truth is essential especially in this generation where everyone loves to tell one or more lies to cover up on their responsibilities. The plan of the devil in this generation is to cause people not to believe in the truth such that they can be easily deceived. The scripture say in John 8:32 “.and you shall know the truth and the truth shall sets you free”. It is certain that the truth cannot fail at all even because it brings light to all circumstances and situation that it comes across. The truth in our country today has totally become a scarce commodity that is very expensive to come by. Many people began their life with the truth but along the way so that was corrupted by flattering coming from the pit of hell Daniel 11; God want us to stand firm in the truth such that…

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Reduce Me to Love – Joyce Meyer

#1 New York Times bestselling author Joyce Meyer points out, “You can’t give away something you don’t have!” Many people who are trying to walk in God’s love are doing so in their own strength, but they can’t demonstrate God’s love because they never stop to receive it themselves. Because God is love, loving and being loved is what makes life worth living. Once you learn how to truly accept God’s unconditional love for you and walk in love like Jesus did, you will discover the sweet peace, deep joy, and unfailing strength that come with being willing to say, “REDUCE ME TO LOVE!” Biography Joyce Meyer is one of the world’s leading practical Bible teachers. A New York Times bestselling author, Joyce’s books have helped millions of people find hope and restoration through Jesus Christ. Through Joyce Meyer Ministries, Joyce teaches on a number of topics with a particular focus on how the Word of God applies to our everyday lives. Her candid communication style allows her to share openly and practically about her experiences so others can apply what she has learned to their lives. Joyce’s programs, Enjoying Everyday Life and Everyday Answers with Joyce Meyer, can be…

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Fervent-A Woman’s Battle Plan – Priscilla Shirer

You have an enemy . . . and he’s dead set on destroying all you hold dear and keeping you from experiencing abundant life in Christ. What’s more, his approach to disrupting your life and discrediting your faith isn’t general or generic, not a one-size-fits-all. It’s specific. Personalized. Targeted. So this book is your chance to strike back. With prayer. With a weapon that really works. Each chapter will guide you in crafting prayer strategies that hit the enemy where it hurts, letting him know you’re on to him and that you won’t back down. Because with every new strategy you build, you’re turning the fiercest battles of life into precise strikes against him and his handiwork, each one infused with the power of God’s Spirit. New York Times bestselling author Priscilla Shirer, widely known for her international speaking, teaching, and writing ministries, brings her new role from the 2015 film War Room into the real lives of today’s women, addressing the topics that affect them most: renewing their passion, refocusing their identity, negotiating family strife, dealing with relentless regrets, navigating impossible schedules, succeeding against temptation, weathering their worst fears, uprooting bitterness, and more. Each chapter exposes the enemy’s cruel, crafty intentions in all kinds of these areas, then equips and encourages…

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FATHERHOOD PRINCIPLES – Myles Munroe

The inherent purpose of all men is fatherhood. Whether a man is married or single, and whether or not he has children, he is designed by God to fulfill the role of father in the lives of those around him. It is his calling to reflect the creative and cultivating nature of God. This book provides key principles and insights that will teach you how to be a father in your personal sphere of influence. In clear and compelling terms, Dr. Munroe explains how a man can become source, nourisher, sustainer, protector, teacher, discipler, leader, head, caring one, and developer. The Fatherhood Principle provides practical guidelines for fulfilling your God-given fatherhood role by showing you… How to be the foundation of your family How to be strong even in the storms of life How to meet the needs of women How to develop the potential and gifts of children How to find your life’s vision Five vital purposes of the male Discover God’s original blueprint for men and step into your true purpose in life.

EXCESS LOVE

A scenario came to mind as I was meditating on the love of God for me. There is a scenario one who is the not the father or mother of a child when the child offends him/ her as the case may be. They may say, “I never want to see you again. Just get out of my sight” and they meant it. They can afford to throw away their relationship with such child without looking back because of course the child is not theirs. Its easy to discard him/her. You have not invested over such child neither do have you gone through any sacrificial experience to get or protect the child so, you don’t really care. The second scenario is that of one who gave birth to that child when the child offends them and they are really angry with the child. Though they are angry with the child, they can never say get out of my life or out my sight I don’t want to see you again, never! No way. Even when they say get away, they are still the one who goes to such child and correct him/her explaining why they are angry and why he/she…

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SPIRITUAL GROWTH

Spiritual growth is a crucial part of life which no man can afford to joke with this is because man himself is a tripartite being. He is a Spirit with a soul and lives in a body therefore the need to grow spiritually is important in all forms of human endeavor. But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man. 1 Corinthians 2:14-15 Just like when a child is born, he needs to be nurtured and well taken care of to enhance his growth physically in the same manner a Spirit man needs to be fed and needs to be well nurtured in order to bring him into full manifestation of his potentials or abilities. As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby: 1 Peter 2:2 Though growth is essential but we must understand that growth needs to happen in a proper way. How do we achieve this? For instance, when a child does not feed on…

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ABSOLUTE TRUST

Those who trust in the Lord are steady as Mount Zion, unmoved by any circumstance. Ps 125:1 (TLB) 11 But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee. 12 For thou, Lord, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield. Ps 5:11-12 (KJV) Have you ever been in a situation where you need someone to lean on?      11 But the Lord is with me as a mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper: their everlasting confusion shall never be forgotten. Jeremiah 20:11 (KJV) Everyone have in one or the other has been in such situations Acts17:28. Many times theses situation has led to some people’s greatness and while some others met their death or were crushed down under such burdens.                   4 Don’t be afraid — you’re not going to be embarrassed. Don’t hold back — you’re not going to come up short. You’ll forget all about the humiliations of your youth, and the indignities of being a…

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GOD’S CREATION AND HIS WISDOM

The main alternative to the concept of God creating everything is the theory of evolution. It suggests that everything we see is the product of blind chance and random changes that add up to order out of chaos and complexity out of simplicity. It takes a great leap of faith to accept evolution as fact. It is totally wrong to suggest that God used evolution to produce the world as we know it because he plainly tells us he created the world as, including humans, in a logical and orderly manner. The bible mentions creation often. We learn from John 1, Colossians 1, Hebrews 1, and many other passages that Jesus is the creator. Blind chance could not possibly have resulted in the wisdom we see all around us in the created world. Psalm 104 in its entirety gives more examples of the creators’ wisdom. We also know facts about the natural world that show God’s wisdom in creation; like symbiotic relationships, where one creature is dependent on another for existence. They could not logically have evolved independently and then somehow become dependent.   God’s wisdom as seen in His creation (Psalm 104:24-30) The earth is full of God’s riches,…

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