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The Cost of Obedience

by: Omijeh Akomen

02/24/2019

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According to the bible in Genesis chapter 26, there was a famine in the land, besides the previous famine during the time of Abraham, and Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines in Gerar, and the Lord appeared to Isaac and said, “Do not go down to Egypt, but live in the land where I tell you to live. God further told Isaac to stay in this land for a while, and He (God) will be with him and bless him and his descendants, and confirm the oath He swore to his father (Abraham), who obeyed God and did… read more

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According to the bible in Genesis chapter 26, there was a famine in the land, besides the previous famine during the time of Abraham, and Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines in Gerar, and the Lord appeared to Isaac and said, “Do not go down to Egypt, but live in the land where I tell you to live. God further told Isaac to stay in this land for a while, and He (God) will be with him and bless him and his descendants, and confirm the oath He swore to his father (Abraham), who obeyed God and did everything God required of him.

Every blessing from God has a time and place attached to it, and there are three main ways God can speak to you concerning your direction, plan, purpose and blessings of your life. God can ask you to specifically to go somewhere, or not to go or just let you decide. As Christians, we have to know how God speaks to us concerning our place and time of blessing. Which ever way, there is a cost to it and obeying God’s instructions in your life.

3 Major things would happen to you at your obedience of God’s instructions;

1.You become a ridicule: When Abraham left his hometown, it was based on God’s instructions and the general thinking was that why did he have to leave when the place he was in was already good – with live stock and so many servants. Abraham faced a ridicule as he obeyed God and moved out of his hometown.

2.You face a future of uncertainty: when God speaks to you, there may be uncertainties at the initial stage, but if you stand on the word of God and on what God has told you, success and victory is for sure.

3.You face a life of risk: Despite a life of uncertainty, risk is also involved. When we venture out, based on the what God has told us, the risk is high and we do not know what to face or how things would turn out.

4.You face loneliness: In some instances too, you are lonely. as people around you would leave you to your own fate.

As the church of God is marching on, there are things that would be naturally expected of the members of the church – one of which is loyalty. Loyalty with your time, speech, faith, finances, talents, family members and other things.

There is also gain in your obedience to God. One of the major gains of obedience is that God would be open to your cry and would meet you at the point of your needs.

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Are you where God wants you to be?

by: Omijeh Akomen

02/17/2019

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With the death of Abraham, Isaac was on his own with his family, and needed to make a critical decision as to where to go, more so with famine in the land. He had an option to leave or stay, but he decided to leave for Gerar, about 40 miles away. On his way, God appeared to him and told him not to go to Egypt. So he stayed mid way. When it comes to God’s blessing, your location is the ultimate....


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With the death of Abraham, Isaac was on his own with his family, and needed to make a critical decision as to where to go, more so with famine in the land. He had an option to leave or stay, but he decided to leave for Gerar, about 40 miles away. On his way, God appeared to him and told him not to go to Egypt. So he stayed mid way. When it comes to God’s blessing, your location is the ultimate....


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You are the Salt of the Earth

by: Omijeh Akomen

02/10/2019

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One of the reasons why we need to protect our church is that the church (you and I) has a responsibility to protect the earth. In Matt 5:13, the bible says you are the salt of the earth, but if the salt looses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned....

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One of the reasons why we need to protect our church is that the church (you and I) has a responsibility to protect the earth. In Matt 5:13, the bible says you are the salt of the earth, but if the salt looses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned....

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