Have you ever found yourself in that situation you warned everyone else against? You were aware of what you were getting into, you knew it was wrong, but just never realized where it would take you.

Then guilt, shame and regret made you see yourself for what you had done and just then, you concluded you couldn’t be any better…

Does this sound familiar?

This is the state many christians find themselves after falling into a sin they purposefully committed or never thought they could commit without realizing the consequences.

When this is done, you feel like you’ve failed GOD, and shame and regret does a great job in keeping you away from reconciling with your maker thereby keeping you in a place of guilt and condemnation.

Shame, regret, guilt and condemnation are agents the devil uses to hinder us from seeing Mercy beckoning unto us the moment we fall into sin. Shame is quick to show you your sinful image and this causes you to Regret your actions, then you think of the possibility of Mercy but Guilt is quick to tell you you’re not worth it.

Then you begin to live in the dimension of not being worthy of mercy, a life of condemnation.

Exactly where the devil wants you, so he can lead you to damnation.

Trials and temptations are bound to come our way at one point or the other in our eveyday lives. That you made the wrong decision and fell into sin should not be the end of your christian race. Redemption is made available for you through the Blood of JESUS.

Lets look at the sins committed by two of JESUS’ disciples, Judas and Peter and learn from their mistakes.

Judas betrayed JESUS (Matthew 26: 14- 16), he sinned. He didn’t realize the gravity of what he had done until he saw JESUS taken away that night. Matthew 27: 3- 5 says:

  1. “Then Judas, which betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,
  2. “Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see thou to that.
  3. And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.”

Judas repented and retuned the money but he could not be saved from the sin he had committed. Why? You may want to ask. Because Judas initially gave away his Salvation for 30 pieces of silver without knowing and lost his soul forever.

JESUS is the salvation of the whole world. For Him to have become that, he had to die so His blood can be shed for the atonement of sin. For HIM to die, He had to be betayed by someone and that someone had to trade Jesus on the platform of betrayal. The only way Judas could have been saved from sin was if he had access to JESUS the one through which we are saved, but he gave Him away.

Many of us like to think that Judas Iscariot’s case was a special one because JESUS said in Matthew 26: 24 that:

“The Son of man goeth as it is written of him: but woe unto that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! It had been good for that man if he had not been born.”

Let us take note that JESUS did not say woe unto Judas but woe unto “that man”. Judas chose to be “that man”. Every move he made before (Matthew 26: 14-16) and after (Matthew26: 47-49) JESUS’ statement was intentional.

God created man with a free will and a conscience. Man has the free will to decide to do good or evil but also has a conscience to guide our decisions and keep us from wrong doing.

Many christians have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God but unlike Judas, salvation is available for you.

Peter on the other hand, was one of the closest disciples to JESUS. From what we read about him in scriptures, he was faithful and loyal but he still sinned. JESUS told him in Matthew 26: 34,

“Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, That This night, before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.”

Peter replied in verse 35 saying,

“Peter said unto him, Though I should die with thee, yet will I not deny thee. Likewise also said all the disciples.” 

Peter could not bring himself to comprehend the fact that he could deny Jesus, thats why he made that statement. He was so confident in his devotion to Jesus that he thought devotion could hold him strong in the storm of temptation but he was wrong. The Bible, in 1Corinthians 10:12, tells us,

“Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall”

Peter, that same night, did exactly what JESUS said he would. Matthew 26: 69-75

“Now Peter sat without in the palace: and a damsel came unto him, saying, Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee.

But he denied before them all, saying, I know not what thou sayest.

And when he was gone out into the porch, another maid saw him, and said unto them that were there, This fellow was also with Jesus of Nazareth.

And again he denied with an oath, I do not know the man.

And after a while came unto him they that stood by, and said to Peter, Surely thou also art one of them; for thy speech bewrayeth thee.

Then began he to curse and to swear, saying, I know not the man. And immediately the cock crew.

And Peter remembered the word of Jesus, which said unto him, Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. And he went out, and wept bitterly.”

He fell into sin and the moment he realised he became ashamed of Himself. He must have gone through all the processes mentioned above but the difference between Peter and Judas was Salvation.

Peter had the opportunity to be saved because he had access to JESUS after he had shed his blood as atonement for sin.

Like Peter, you also have access to Salvation through JESUS. Don’t be decieved that you’re not worth it and key into it because you were, are and will be worth it. That the reason JESUS paid the price for atonement for sin in the first place. His life for a new life you can live in. So you dont end up in damnation.

Dont be Judas when you can be Peter.

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Song of A Wanton Child


I want to stand on the rock


Knowing all my battles are won

Of the past, present and the future.

I want to live under the shadow of the Almighty

Knowing I have a covering and no weapon formed (against me) can reach me.

I want to cast all my cares upon Him who said I should

Knowing I would never have to worry again.

I want to have peace in the PRINCE OF PEACE

Peace that passeth all understanding

The kind the comforter gives.

I want to let it go

All of it,

Every single one as they come,

But its not by my power or by my might that i can

But by your Grace and Mercy.

I want to be free Oh LORD!

Where no guilt or regret will come hunting

Like a thief coming to steal my testimony

My joy.

I want to be with you LORD!

Where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt.

Forever with you GOD,

In the bossom of Your presence.


I just want to be with



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A Life for A Life



        From the nothing I know for sure and the little I hear about the interaction between the physical and spirit realm I’ve found that for the life of a person to be saved there is the condition that another person has to give his/ her life.

As a result of this,  my mind wondered to the death of JESUS on the cross of Calvary and I thought “Since it’s a life for a life was JESUS’one life enough for all the lives in the world? Was the rule broken because JESUS is the son of GOD? ” and then the Holy Spirit ministered.

The Life JESUS gave was for one life, Eternal life in His life. Which is the new life that is available for all to key into through salvation . 

 Apparently, what JESUS did on the cross and in hell was not just die, defeat the devil and set The captives free. He went beyond that to open up His life for us to have the ability to live in Him and therefore have access to the Father, GOD Almighty.

“He gave His life that we may have life and have it more abundantly”(paraphrased) 

Analyzing the quote, the  reception of JESUS’ sacrifice for us is up to us. Salvation is not automatical. That He gave His life does not make you saved, it gives you the opportunity to be saved.  That’s why the quote says “…that we may have life”. There’s a catch! 

To enter or key into Everlasting life in JESUS (the new lifeyou have to die first in order to secure a new life in Christ Jesus. Remember a life for a life!

The Bible says in Colossians 2:8-15 KJV:

[8] Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.

[9] For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. 

[10] And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power: 

[11] In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ: 

[12] Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead. 

[13] And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses; 

[14] Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross; 

[15] And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.

       Kill the life of sin in you and give life to a righteous you in Christ JESUS. It may look impossible probably because you have a load of guilt and regret or because you feel sin is part of life but all these make it more possible to show you you’re wrong. 

Jesus had forgiven your sins since He died on the cross, Yes! even before you were born.  He’s just waiting for you to realize it and key into everlasting life so you can begin to live in Him. He said we should cast all our cares and burdens on Him. 

All he wants and yerns for is You! 

To see you have Life and have it more abundantly in Him. To show you the world from His perspective and all you need to do is create the link. 

Die so you can Live. 

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The Human Void

f261accf-a37b-4be1-8b66-63650a11e766“So he drove out the man; and he placed at the East of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life. Gen 3:24 (KJV)

Ever since the fall of man in the book of Genesis, there has been a disconnection between God, the Creator and man, His creature. This has been because man sinned against God and the LORD cannot behold iniquity. Sin here, was what the LORD referred to as death when He warned man against eating of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil because it automatically creates a separation between God and the sinner. This separation therefore created a void in the life of man and as man became fruitful and multiplied, he passed this void into all the generations of the earth.

Every man on the surface of the earth has the void in him and earnestly desires to fill up the emptiness he feels inside. This desire to fill up the void inside stirs up a feeling of wantonness in man which leads him into all manner of activities.

Some turn to alcohol to fill up this abstract void. They believe it will take them to a state where they would no longer feel the void. Sadly, drunkenness doesn’t fill the void but temporarily makes you forget the presence of the void and also damages the brain, liver, pancreas, heart and even exposes one to the danger of having a cancer.

Some also turn to books to fill this void believing they can gain enough knowledge that would help them understand the void and enable them fill it or they use the knowledge they gain from the books to create ideologies and theories to counter the presence of the void in them. They say knowledge is power but too much knowledge can cause a malfunction in the brain (madness). Others turn to sex and drug addiction to fill this void, all to no avail.

The activities man turn to all have negative impacts on him. They either lead to death, damage a functional part of the body or put man into one form of trouble or the other.

Trouble, death or damage are definitely not the elements needed to fill this void as they bring detriment to man not joy, satisfaction or fulfilment.

This makes us ask certain questions – What exactly can fill the void in man? What can make man whole again? Where is that missing piece that has caused the void?

Scientists have proven that to solve a problem, you have to find the cause of the problem. The cause of this problem was the fall of man in the first book of the Bible, Genesis. God’s departure or disconnection with man created the void in man.

Back in the Garden of Eden, God used to come down to fellowship with man in the cool of the day. Man felt God’s presence as well as fellowshipped with God directly. This act fostered love and attention from God to man. For man, it was another kind of food, it was food for his soul. The devil, who had fallen short of the Glory of GOD became jealous of man and planned to make man fall like he did so he used the serpent to tempt man and man committed the sin of disobedience to God. God is holy and cannot behold sin, so he cast man out of his presence which means that, He would no longer fellowship directly with man.

Lack of fellowship with God caused the void in man. The Scriptures make us understand that man was created to fellowship with God, therefore fulfilment can only be attained in man when he is fulfilling the purpose for which he was made. To fill the void man needs to fellowship with God directly and feel His presence with him. God saw that this was not possible considering the sinful nature man had acquired. God saw that it would take more than just the desire to restore the fellowship between Himself and man, His creature. He saw that it would take the shedding of the blood of a blameless man. There were none like that on earth so He sent His only begotten Son JESUS CHRIST, The Lamb of God to die for the remission of the sins of man. The blood of Jesus Christ serves as what God has used to bridge the gap between Himself and man.

“Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the father, but by me.” John 14:6

Therefore creating an avenue for man to be reunited with God and also creating an avenue for the void in man to be filled.

This brings us to the next question- How can this void be filled?

The void can be filled if man will accept to go through the bridge (Jesus Christ) to God i.e. to accept Jesus as his personal LORD and Saviour from sin which created the void in the first place. But there is a clause to it. Here, salvation from sin or restoration to God cannot be passed by birth like the void. It is an individual thing. You are the only one who can fill up your void. This tells us that man should stop channelling filling his inner void to the wrong direction but to God, the author and finisher of our faith. The reason it is there is because man sinned and there was a separation between God and man therefore the solution to the void is to reunite man with God.

After the void is filled with the missing piece i.e. the presence of God, man feels whole, fulfilled and has an indescribable joy in his heart and has a strong assertion that he is where he is supposed to be.

Once your void is filled, you cannot keep quiet about it. JESUS reveals himself in mysterious ways.  Jn 4: 1-26

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Are You what they say?!

Hi Everyone!!!!

Have you been told you have a bright future, or that you cannot make it in life or that you just dont fit in or that you are just perfect and you are just waiting for the manifestation of what they have said? Well, if you are in that position, I have news for you!!!

What they may have said can be true and  at the same time can be wrong, it all depends on YOU!!! This brings me to ask you the question,

What do YOU want?!

Here’s a story of two young boys who were given a glimpse of their future and see what they made out of it.

Ade and Femi were born on the same day  in a little village called Omodunto Land. They were very handsome  babies and everyone wondered what will be foretold of them as it was a tradition to take every child to the Oracle on their tenth birthday so they can see what the future holds for them. The people of the land are always present at such events 

On Ade and Femi’s tenth birthday, they were taken before the oracle to see what the future holds for them. The Oracle told Ade that he was going to become the next king (Obalola) of Omodunto Land. This made Ade very happy and he left the place rejoicing and telling everyone his fate.

Femi on the other hand was told by the Oracle that nothing great was going to come out of him, that he would be an ordinary man. Instantly, Femi rejected it and told the Oracle that he would be a great man. He left the place furious and disturbed.

As the two young boys grew, people in the land started treating them in accordance with what the Oracle had said about them. Ade was pampered by all as he was the king to be and Femi was treated like a nobody as that was what the oracle foretold about him.

When Femi turned eighteen, he could not take the shame and resentment anymore so he told his parents he was leaving Omodunto Land. His father blessed him and gave him food and for the journey. Femi left and went into the forest outside the land where he settled and built a shed for himself. He took  the food his father gave him and shared it into two. The first part he kept for food and the second he planted in one section of the forest.

When the harvest came, he took his crops to the neighboring village and sold to them. He used the money he got from the sales to buy more seeds and so he extended his farm over a large portion of land and with time he became a very wealthy farmer.

Ade on the other hand was enjoying himself and just waiting patiently for the king to die. He was not working, he was just waiting for the manifestation of what the Oracle had foretold about him.

In the year Ade turned 25, a severe famine struck Omodunto Land and there was no food in the Land. On the realization of this evil, the King had a heart attack and died. Rightfully, Ade became king and the people turned to him to save them from the famine. Ade had no means by which he could help his people out of the situation and so he was dethroned.

One of the hunters in the village then alerted the elders and Chiefs  of a wealthy farmer who lives in the forest outside the land and suggested to them that they pleaded with him to give them food. Then one of the elders asked him if he gives us food what are we going to give him in return. The hunter then said “We can make him our king!”

The Chiefs and elders of the land agreed to the suggestion and they went to meet Femi in the forest to make him their king and Femi accepted.

This was how the foretold “nobody” became a King and the foretold king ended up a nobody.

So you see Friends, the real determinant of your future is non other than YOURSELF!! Maybe if Ade had something doing he would have made a better king instead of being a useless one who was eventually dethroned.

YOU determine who you become, be Wise, be True and above all Have the Fear of GOD.

You Are Who You Think You Are

Hi People!!!!

Last post I talked about “Who are You?”. This post simply answers the question and goes a bit deep into the human thought process.

Perception is one of the greatest tools a human being has in his favour.

Really? How?!

Perception is tool in your hand as a man or woman that you can use to make or mar yourself. Perception can be defined as a mental impression of someone, something, a character or an idea. As Human beings relate with and react to things the way we perceive them. For example, when you want to select a sweet juicy orange from the fruit stand you would avoid all green oranges. Why? Because you have a perception that green oranges are not sweet and juicy. Therefore who you think you are,  depends on your perception of yourself.

If you perceive your self as an achiever, then you would work  hard to achieve the goals set before you because you have an assurance in your perception but, if you perceive yourself as a failure, you would work towards staying a failure believing you are in no way going to succeed because you have an assurance in your perception that you are a failure. What I am trying to tell you is that you work according to who you perceive yourself to be. So who you become in life or what you achieve in life is largely dependent on who you think you are.

You need to put away every shoddy thought of yourself and start seeing yourself as Great, as Special, as someone who has something that no other person has, as someone who can achieve whatever you dream because that’s who you really are. Even GOD recognized this great potential in man in the story of the Tower of Babel in the Bible. I guess that’s what happens when we are made in the Image of GOD Himself.

Let me share a little secret with you. I’m sure there are people you look up to and perceive as perfect, probably because they do everything right. Here’s the trick, Every perfect person has had to conquer his or her imperfections one way or the other to attain Perfection. No human is born Perfect but every human is born TO BE perfect.

So if you are facing a trying situation today, don’t give up. Consider it as one of the imperfections you have to conquer to attain Perfection because it is possible to be Perfect.