He Broke the Silence

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When they picked up the Satan’s assignment, it was conspicuous that they were all out to kill him at the prime stage of his life.

All of their adventures and sinister plans however met with divine obstruction. Like a bird from the snare of the Fowler, he escaped. They thought to themselves, may be our strategies are wrong. This is a big miss! They said with a lamenting voice.

 

Having escaped all of the fiery darts, he grew up only to be faced with challenges. Having friends with the mindset of brooding upon them for a life-assignment, he thought it will safeguard him.

Little did he know that the enemies were pursuing him silently through one of his chosen friends.

These plots came up after several frantic efforts and attempts to get him killed failed utterly. He was aware of all of these but his life was secured because he must fulfill the whole essence of his existence.

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An insider assassin, his friend, matched them with confidence to where he was with other friends while the sky was silent still.

The peeking sign was all that delivered him into their hands. He would have fought for his life but the understanding of time won’t have allowed him to and also for the sake of his other friends.

Arrested, falsely accused, scorned by both the young and old with terrible beatings. He was stripped naked and brutally murdered. Finally given a befitting treatment due to criminals with is blood dropping and dripping on the surface of the dried ground.

 

Few days later, they discovered that their actions were God’s divined and orchestrated through their ignorance.

The same man that was killed came back to life. The news spread like a gangrene, putting the enemies in disarray.

He was glad spending more days with his friends after which he ascended to where he was from- sitting at the right hand of the Father.

 

His name is JESUS.

He broke the long, dead silence that existed between God and man through his death on the cross and his Resurrection. He brought the heaven down to us.

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“Men of Israel, listen to this: Jesus of Nazareth was a man accredited by God to you by miracles, wonders and signs, which God did among you through him as you yourselves know.

This man was handed over to you by God’s set purpose and foreknowledge and you with the help of wicked men, put him to death by nailing to him to the cross.

But God did raise him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him. ”

 

@isaacsogo

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The Star in Your Scar

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It was her heavy screaming from the bedroom that disturbed the cool rest of the whole family. Tide was almost dreaming when he rushed to alarmed his Dad and Mum.

They all went straight away to her room where she was rolling on the floor. What happened? Her Mum asked with a breaking voice. But she has lost all the energy within to. As a matter of urgency, she was picked up by her Dad, straight to the hospital.

As he does, the garment on her has been soaked with pales of blood beneath. What is this Tinu?  Blood! Her mum could not hold herself again with a sobbing heart and tears rolling down her cheek saying, “Tinu ti pa mi oo” (Tinu has killed me oo.)

 

Both of them knew what has happened save Tide that could not totally comprehend what the whole scene meant.

She was lying on the hospital bed with total numbness. Tide sat beside her, praying in his heart for her sister’s rapid recovery. The Doctor however said that the abortion pill she used was too traumatic and her survival depends on God.

Her parent could not fathom how Tinu fell so cheap for such considering their position in the church and how they have mentored a lot of young sisters in the church on keeping themselves pure before marriage.

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At a point, her Dad felt like staying away from her because of the shame she has caused the family. Almost all of the church members had knew about it and different opinions were free ranging here and there. In all of these, her Mum persuaded him not to leave her in such a depressing condition.

Tide loved her sister so much and despite his young age, he understood what it means to care and love others. He knew her sister’s action was a grave offense, but he does believe that God has forgiven her and she can be better.

Somehow, his love was greater than that of his parent who were yet to recovered from the shame brought to the family. He reassured her sister of a glorious end after she has promised him to live all of her life for Jesus.

 

It was this singular act of his brother that ignited the love in the heart of his parent again. Both of them now see to it that beyond the stigma, this is one of the most important moments of her life that she must be loved. To disown her could lead to another physiological imbalance that may result into suicidal attempts.

Tinu, after surviving this terrible moment of her life go on with life with the Bible passage that says, “Old things have passed away and all have become new…” This helped her to overcome the stigma.

 

Years later, she has become prosperous in her field of study as a medical practitioner with her ministry channeled towards young ladies.

Her profession was a platform for her to preach to young ladies that live a reckless life. Discouraging some of them that intend opting for abortion. Her life’s story was really touching to some of them and through this, they gave their lives to Christ.

She receives invitations to minister in conferences and meetings. Sharing her life’s story was no longer a stigma but what others could really learn from. As a result, lives were harvested into the kingdom.

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When she looked back, she was happy how God’s love was lavished on her extravagantly and was eternally grateful to her family and most especially, Tide.

She was happily married with three children, Joe, John and Jane.

 

Lessons Learnt from this fiction:

👉No matter how obvious your flaws are, always know that God still loves you. You only need to repent (Have a change of mind)

👉Sometimes in life, we need family members (Just like Tide), relatives and friends who despite our mistakes can still openly throw their arms of love towards us without casting us away.

👉Your life experiences may not be smooth, but when you give it to Jesus, He fine tune it and convert your terrible pasts into an amazing testimony for the purpose of his kingdom.

👉There is a star in your scar! Only if you know it!

 

@isaacsogo

Here we have our Boast

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The game of Shame

When his cloth was tossed

Thinking that was the end of the show.

 

But lo and behold

The Grave cannot keep him so low

Since he was from above.

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Where is all of the Devil’s blow

That made his blood flow?

Is it not the hyssop that made man to be white as snow?

 

The Devil on his toe

As we appear on the show

For he is greatest dope of all the time.

 

Only on His name we have our boast!

@isaacsogo