Miracles / Wonders: Another Church Sustaining Pillar

Scripture Reading: John 4:46-53 Over some time now, the Lord has been impressing upon my heart several pillars that sustain churches in order for them to stand and progress. Among the pillars are the Word of God, Prayer and Fasting, Soul-Winning and experiencing miracles and wonders. In the gospel, Jesus says people will not believe ...

Soul-Winning: Another pillar that sustains the church

Apostle Obadare would say soul-winning is the act of “searching for lost souls and backsliders and bringing them home to Christ.”[1] We do this act of winning souls by bearing witness of Jesus Christ, i.e. telling others about the good news of Jesus. Any serious church must intentionally continue to embark on soul-winning, not just ...

How to Get Instant Answers to Prayers

Using king Hezekiah as a case study, I’d like to state that that your lifestyle is a catalyst to receiving instant answers to prayers. Hezekiah became sick unto death and he only prayed a prayer that lasted 10 seconds and God heard him (Isa. 38: 1-6). This is a classical breakthrough prayer that God responded to immediately. ...

From Struggle To Satisfaction

Exhortation:  Luke 5:1-10 What is struggle? Some have used each letter of the word to help define what it is: they say S = stressed (in struggle one is stressed out) T = temptation (during struggle lots of temptations come) R = retarded reasoning (at struggle one can’t think right) U = undermined (one is ...

Prayer as a sustaining pillar for a church

Our Lord Jesus Christ said in Luke 18:1 that “… men always ought to pray…” Further, it is recorded in Matthew 21:13,  “And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.” The Methodist songwriter, Charles C. Converse wrote in his ...

Proper Garment for The party

I would like to bring to your attention that the parable of the wedding feast as read in Matthew 22:1-14 implies that there is a wedding feast / party awaiting all those who accept Jesus Christ as their lord and savior and there is a strict dress code for the feast, otherwise the master does ...

The Role of a leader to aide his / her community to be partakers of the wedding feast

Hello, God’s people. I do trust that this month’s article will be a blessing to you and all God’s children out there, especially church leaders. Here, I will share with you a lecture that God granted me grace to give at the April 2016 WOSEM International Conference. The central scripture from which the topic is ...

You are about to be blessed

Today, the Lord grants me grace to prophesy into your life that you are about to be blessed. Look at the story of the feeding of the five thousand in the scriptures and see a Jesus who cares always for the needy, hungry and empty (Luke 9:10-17). Just when the multitude were about to be sent ...

Background, Environment and Self

One Evangelist Adeola Adesomi of Christ Apostolic Church WOSEM, Manchester recently maintained in her exhortation to a group of conference delegates in Bergamo, Italy that background, environment and self often act as objects of hindrance to people’s success and achievements. In her conclusion however, she offered affirmatively that Jesus Christ is able to remove those ...

Foxes in the field

Songs of Solomon 2:15 says, “Catch the foxes for us, the little foxes that spoil the vineyards, for our vineyards are in blossom” (ESV). At a conference in Italy, Pastor Gani Obasan of Christ Apostolic Church WOSEM, Austria was teaching on a topic titled “Foxes in the field”. Using the text above, he affirmed that foxes are ...