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Being Christian during the #EndSarsProtests in Nigeria

Being Christian during the #EndSarsProtests in Nigeria by Toyosi Adegunle I'm still angry, pained, and numb, but I’m glad that, for once: I see the reality of hope for Nigeria I see that change is possible and realistic in Nigeria  I see that we don’t actually hate ourselves like we’ve been told, we really love one another and will fight for one another with all we’ve got. I see the unity of faith that the Bible speaks about. Many believers came together for prayers, prayer walks, protests and it was beautiful to watch.  I see the love and joy of the Holy ghost in many people who have been hurt by SARS officials but did not hesitate to still invest their energy and voice in speaking and fighting against it. I see that Nigerian youths aren't lazy after all. What do you see?  To be very honest, the last two weeks have been pretty rough for me and most times, I often try to picture it all in my head again for better comprehension, but it's a lot to take in.  Hey! Enough of me,

Why should christians fast?

Why should Christians fast? by Toyosi Adegunle A lot of people have a wrong perception of fasting, how and why it's done. For some, it is just a ritual, and many other reasons deduced based on background and upbringing. Irrespective of our preconceptions about fasting, Jesus remains the perfect example for anything and everything, including fasting.  Luke 4:1-2 , “Then Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan River. He was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where he was tempted by the devil for forty days. Jesus ate nothing all that time and became very hungry”.  After Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist, he was full of the power of the Holy Spirit. This tells you that when you fast with your heart in tune with God and truthfully, your spirit, soul and body will be connected and you will be able to focus better and pray better.  Our spirits, souls, and bodies are intimately connected. Fasting is a spiritual habit that involves learning to discipline your body b

What does it mean to be complete in Christ?

What does it mean to be complete in Christ? When you look at yourself, what do you see? Do you see someone who is imperfect and lacking in many areas? Do you sometimes find yourself thinking these thoughts? God is angry with me. I’m too dirty and damaged for Him to accept me. Why would God want to be with me when I’m a hot mess. Let me give you a secret, it doesn't matter how you feel or what you think. All that matters is what God has said in His word. His word says you are Complete in Christ! You are whole! Nothing missing, nothing lost, nothing broken! This is not by your deeds or something you are on your own. This is because you're in Christ!  Are you in Christ? Colossians 2:9-10 (NKJV) For in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead [a]bodily; 10 and you are complete in Him, who is the head of all [b]principality and power. Colossians 2:9-10 (TPT) For he is the complete fullness of deity living in human form. 10 And our own completeness is now found in him . We are co