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Pentecostalism in Africa

23 November 2015, 12:18

Pentecostalism is belief of or practice(s) in Christianity which by my view or perception is laid or preached by the Lord Jesus Christ and is expected to be followed by the Christians. In the present World, these beliefs or belief are/is not really practised by the Christians. Issues presently facing the Church are many, among them are fund-raising, quick deliverance or miracles, lies, and the likes. Instances are seen and yet seeing around the World especially in Africa where we have Mega Churches which are desperately growing, making more Millions or Billions at the expense of the poor masses.

Yet some of these Churches find it difficult to solve the problems of the common men. They are making themselves rich, buying magnificent and highly expensive private jets for their movement across the globe. Building Univerisities in the name of their Churches which ordinary common men (members) in the Church could not afford to send their children to yet no assistance, rather extorting some of these members to give money for blessing the work of God. Nevertheless, no intention to offer a help of scholarship to children whose parents, though have interest to give education to their children but no financial power.

I must tell you that even small churches today are joining the race. Instead of praying for blessing and salvation of the souls, they are raising more money. Even if you cannot afford to pay an offering in the Church and you're observed they would say you're stingy or miser, a spendthrift and all sort of names. May the Lord God have mercy on the present-day Pentecostals and victims of ignorance. Quick Miracles of the Pentecostals. Often I wonder when seeing miracles on DigiTv, things come to my brain that certainly our people could be looking for things like these. Especially when you're desperate and being tormented by the demons or you're in situations beyond your control.

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Do you believe that Churches today take this chance to envelope a lot of desperate miracle seekers? That is why they go beyond in the realm of the spirit to get powers to do quick miracles. Fake Churches today in Africa know that our society is full of Satanic attacks and they use such to pursue those who are looking for quick signs and wonders. When talking about Pentecostal in reference to the early Christians' struggles for the spreading of gospel, these Apostles were not desperately seeking for money or making themselves richer. They were not living in a luxurious mansion or riding expensive cars. All they were doing according to what Lord Jesus left them to do was preaching the Gospels.

All these they did- preaching the gospels, winning souls to God by salvation, healing the lepers, lame, blind, raising the deads etc. Today what do we see, say or think about? Pentecostal churches are dead spiritually. May the Good-God sends His power and spirit of end-time revival upon the Churches. My advice to Christians who read this piece is to believe in Lord God and His Son, Jesus Christ. Never to be ignorant of giving out what they could not afford to affect their lives. And I do not say that we should not help the work of God in spreading the Gospel, give to the Men of God, paying tithe or giving offering but be wise in the race. Jesus Is Lord and God Bless. Nigeria, our dear nation.

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