Categories: Inspirations

CHALLENGED TO BE RECONCILED

International Women’s Day 03/10/2002 Min. Mengue M. Eka-Abila 2 Corinthians 5:17-20; 1 Samuel 25. Today’s theme is authenticated by the words of the Lord Jesus Christ in Matthew 5:9 “Blessed are the peace makers: for they shall be called the children of God.” Church: think of your best shot at peace making or reconciliation. Also […]

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GREAT PROMISES FOR GOD’S KINGDOM CITIZENS: THE BEATITUDES

Matthew 5:1-12 For Sunday 02/03/2002 Minister Mengue M. Eka-Abila Definitions Beatitudes: perfect blessedness or happiness (contentedness). (Webster’s New World Dictionary, 3rd College Edition, 1988) Promise: basis for expectation; indication of a successful future. (Webster’s New World Dictionary, 3rd College Edition, 1988) Blessed: favored by God, made content by God. Meek: gentle, kind, patient, and mild. […]

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PRAYER WORKSHOP: LEADERSHIP IN PRAYER

Min. Mengue M. Eka-abila In the believing communities, prayer occurs usually in a routine fashion (family, prayer groups, congregation, school or university fellowships, weddings, funerals, etc.), and often during and after unusual occurrences such as church building dedications, wars, natural or man made disasters, etc. As in any matter involving more than 1 person, prayer […]

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BAG LADY

The AME church Women’s Missionary Society had a Sister’s Summit in Bethel AME, San Diego. The speaker was pastor Joann Browning from Ebenezer AME in Fort Washington, MD. When she stepped to the podium to speak, she told the women of the need to let go of their baggage (i.e., past relationships, grown children still […]

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False Prophets vs. True Prophets/False Love vs. True Love

Religious false prophets Self-centered preachers Self-gratifying preachers Preachers who walk sight and not by faith Preachers who base their actions on reason, senses, feelings and common sense (1 Corinthians 3:19) Preachers who preach forgiveness to others while applying the law on others Preachers who tolerate poor morals out of fear of loosing popularity, church membership […]

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Help, My Love Is Gone!

Inspiration from Matthew 24:1-13 The circumstances under which this text comes about are very interesting. The entire chapter 23 of the Gospel of Saint Matthew is a declaration of the divine sentence on God’s deliberately disobedient People Israel, epitomized by the clergy (the Pharisees and the Scribes) in their hypocrisy. The Lord takes time describe […]

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