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#Lent2016, Holy Week

By on March 22, 2016

First, I would like to clarify; there are only 40 Days in Lent.

For 2016, all days excluding Sundays from February 10 to Saturday, March 26 is #Lent2016.

I just concluded an inspiring daily devotional courtesy of the Redeemer Presbyterian Church, which I posted on Sundays too – first through my Facebook Profile…


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#Lent2016, Day 39

By on March 19, 2016

Text: John 19:1-37

“Day 39: The Cross”

Re-read today’s passage slowly and prayerfully, engaging your imagination as each scene unfolds. What do you see, hear, feel, smell, in each scene? What is all this meant to mean to you? Allow the Holy Spirit to speak to you through the story of Christ’s…


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#Lent2016, Day 38

By on March 18, 2016

Text: John 13:1-15, Philippians 2:6-7

“Day 38: The Washing”

The NIV translates verse 1: “Having loved his own who were in the world, he now showed them the full extent of his love.” In this unexpected act of foot washing, Jesus was communicating something profound about the nature of divine love. Love is…


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#Lent2016, Day 37

By on March 17, 2016

Text: Matthew 26:1-5, Matthew 26:14-25

“Day 37: The Plot”

Even when Jesus’ life was slipping away from him, he remained remarkably in control. He predicted his arrest and crucifixion before the religious leaders met to conspire against him. He knew that Judas, one of his trusted apostles, would betray him. How disturbing that…


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#Lent2016, Day 36

By on March 16, 2016

Text: Mark 11:15-19, John 2:19-21, Mark 15:38

“Day 36: The Cleansing”

Every year at Passover thousands of Jews came from all over Israel and Judea to offer sacrifices at the temple in Jerusalem. Since many traveled long distances, they often purchased their animal sacrifices in Jerusalem rather than hauling them from home and risking…


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#Lent2016, Day 35

By on March 15, 2016

Text: Mark 14:3-9

“Day 35: The Anointing”

“What a waste!” That is the complaint made regarding the woman’s use of her expensive perfume to anoint Jesus. Jesus will have none of it. He finds a purely cost-benefit analysis of our actions to be inadequate and bankrupt. Even though the money from the…

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#Lent2014, Day 34

By on March 14, 2016

Text: John 12:20-33, John 1:14, Hebrews 2:10, 1 Peter 1:3-5

“Day 34: The Prediction”

John devotes much of his Gospel to the last six days of Jesus’ life. In John 12, Jesus predicts “what kind of death he was going to die” — one that would loosen Satan’s death grip on the world, raise Jesus…


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Quote of The Day

By on March 14, 2016

“The Gospel is like a caged lion. It does not need to be defended, it just needs to be let out of its cage.” 
Charles Spurgeon 


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#Lent2016, Day 33

By on March 13, 2016

Text: Luke 9:18-27

“Day 33: The Call”

After spending days and nights with Jesus, witnessing his words and works first hand, Peter could make an absolute confession that Jesus was the Christ, the promised one of God. Those further from Jesus were less resolute in their faiths, often believing him to be…


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#Lent2016, Day 32

By on March 12, 2016

Text: John 8:1-11, Deuteronomy 22:22, Matthew 9:13, Matthew 12:1-8, John 7:21-23, Matthew 22:34-40, Matthew 7:12, Galatians 5:14

“Day 32: The Adulteress”

The Law was clear — adultery was a capital offense with two guilty parties: “If a man is found lying with the wife of another man, both of them shall die” (Deuteronomy 22:22). In accordance with the Law,…

EMILIA ASIM

Emilia loves to bring ideas to life, read and write, and is passionate about learning, meeting and connecting people. She has garnered experience in all facets of the Integrated Marketing Communication gamut (especially print, electronic and digital media), youth development and specialised media communications. A graduate (MSc. & BSc.) of Mass Communication from the University of Lagos, she has completed various training programmes on Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental & Social Risk Management, Corporate Reporting, Development Communications, Corporate Governance and Executive Coaching amongst many others.