Monday, 21 October 2013

Still in Shock!

Hello People!


I haven't been on here for a while... Please forgive me. I don't even know what to blame it on, maybe laziness... But I trust we all are doing wonderfully well and are being thankful to God. Without Him our lives and efforts would be like fetching water with a basket.

So yesterday I invited a lady I met last week to church. After the service, I wanted to know how she found the service, and whether or not she enjoyed the time she spent with us. So I engaged her in a conversation which went thus:

Me: So how was the service?
She: Awesome! I enjoyed it to the fullest, especially the preaching. Also because, in my church, no one dares preach on issues pertaining to fornication and living a holy life. (my pastor has been preaching on reasons why Christians need to live holy lives)
Me: Seriously? so what then does your pastor preach about?
She: Well... Its either he's having healing and deliverance session, or general prayer sessions, or preaching on giving or how to become rich.
Me: Do you think he speaks according to the standards of scripture when he preaches? Because if he is backing his teachings with scriptures, then you shouldn't have a problem. He will preach on holiness when the time comes and he is led by the spirit of God to do so.
She: Well... You could be right. But I don't remember him speaking and referring to the scriptures. He just says things, heals people and people clap.
Me: I see... and you are comfortable there? You don't want to leave? How about joining a bible believing church, where you are certain that you will hear the unadulterated word of God preached to you?
She: Hmm... I wish I could, but my pastor says any member of his that leaves to join another church without his permission is cursed with struggle and failure.
Me: *mouth wide open* Ok, so have you seen or heard of any member that left your church and is miserable now?
She: Not really...
Me: I pray God opens your eyes and heart to fully understand exactly what's happening. But please be visiting often
She: Yes of course! I will be in your church either once or twice a month.

I know that pastor very well, I have heard lots of stories about him and his love for women. And from what I know about him, it is not surprising at all that he doesn't speak about holiness, because he will definitely be shooting himself in the foot if he does.

However, what still surprises me is the fear he's been able to put in his members, so that no one leaves. 

I wish you all a very blessed day and week, I pray this week will be better than the last one. Blessings y'all.

Peace... I'm out! 

   

28 comments:

  1. But Priscy, what suprises me more is how easy it is to trap people with lies. We need to start reading the bible for ourselves, that way we grow in our relationship with and understanding of God and no "man of God" can spew such words and have us cowering.

    I sure pray she finds true wisdom for herself, she and many other who have been blinded by wolves in sheep clothing.

    Wise as serpents, Gentle as doves, so says the word

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    1. I agree with you Jhazmyn (I totally love your name btw). Each child of God should seek out his salvation with fear and trembling ooo. Only God knows the heart of man.

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    2. I also agree with you jhazmyn. I pray same for her too... hows the family? best wishes dear!

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  2. Oh dear! This is really shocking? God save and deliver your children from evil manipulations in Jesus name!

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    1. Amen to your prayer dearie. thanks for the comment. top of the month to you in this new month of November!

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  3. Na wah oh. Please don't leave just yet, what's the pastors name? give us hints *wink.

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    1. LOL Sisi... the pastor is in Ghana. that's a hint shey? thanks for the comment dear.

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  4. I know the Bible speaks of false prophets but this one is not even bothering with the sheep's clothing. Wow

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    1. lol @ not bothering with the sheep's clothing.

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    2. deep sigh! I know what you mean... thanks for the comment.

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  5. Lmaoooo...sisi yemmie!!!!
    Just like Djhazmyn. I am more shocked by how easy it is for pple to be deceived. May God have mercy

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    1. ... if only we read and seek God for ourselves most of these things could be avoided. thanks dear.

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  6. This fake pastor thing always keeps getting worse. Christians should beware.

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    1. its frightening my dear, we need mercy!

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  7. Oh wow!! Only the Saviour knows His true 'disciples'. It is well

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    1. yes missy... things can only get better! thanks dear, trust all is well?

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  8. Like seriously, he preaches without quoting scriptures ...hmmm...God help us

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    1. sykik, we need mercy o. how you dey? thanks for the comment dear.

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  9. Hmmm. Jesu! How does he have such power over hod flocks? ... If they leave they will be cursed? God save your people snd open their eyes to see.. Amen!

    How are you though, and how is your cutie doing too?

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    1. Amen to the prayer o.
      Dayor dear...we doing very well, thanks so much for asking. I trust you are doing awesome yourself?

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  10. As for me, it's the members I blame. Don't they read their bibles? Don't they know their birthright?

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    1. abi?! don't they read their bibles? mercy Lord!

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  11. woow! wooo! na wa oh!
    I am just speechless!

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    1. same way I felt when we talked that day.
      how you doing Abi? blessings dear

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  12. This is indeed shocking, however, like Jhazmyn said, a lot of these things can be avoided if only christians can learn to read the bible for themselves and stop being lazy.

    Someone shared this link on facebook and I found it really interesting. You may want to check it out:

    http://ministrytodaymag.com/index.php/ministry-leadership/ethics/20448-leaders-who-declare-themselves-as-god-s-anointed-abuse-the-flock

    Btw, I was in Ghana over the weekend, but it was a brief one. Came in with my hubby on business. Hope to see you when we come for a longer stay. Love to your family.

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    1. eyah! you were in Ghana?! would have been happy to see you o... at least that way I can also boast of meeting another blogger.

      just read the link... we need mercy!

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  13. Huh? You kidding, right? People in the church fell for that? Goodness! Him saying that alone should get people leaving.
    It really is so sad knowing people are ready and willing to believe any and everything.

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