INADMISSIBLE LINGUA FRANCA

​Lingua Franca coined in the 1620s, Italian in origin, and literally means “Frankish tongue”. Originally a form of communication used in the Levant, a stripped-down Italian peppered with Spanish, French, Greek, Arabic, and Turkish words. It’s originally almost everything EXCEPT English! However, for the sake of this piece, we shall go with this dictionary meaning. […]

EDO LG ELECTION: FAILURE OF DEMOCRACY

It was Adisa Adeleye who wrote an article in the Vanguard Newspaper he captioned “Democracy without opposition” sometime in the year 2011. In describing what a ruling and opposition party should be, he wrote that “A party with progressive policies, fully explained to the people and endorsed by a greater number of people, would represent […]

CALL TO MIND

​So call to mind the lessons you received and heard; continually lay them to heart and obey them, and repent. In case you will not rouse yourselves and keep awake and watch , I will come upon you like a thief, and you will not know or suspect at what hour I will come. (Revelation […]

TREASURE GOD’S WORD

​But he who keeps (treasures) His Word [who bears in mind His precepts, who observes His message in its entirety], truly in him has the love of and for God been perfected (completed, reached maturity). By this we may perceive (know, recognize, and be sure) that we are in Him: (1 John 2:5 AMP) Do […]

THE LORD KNOWS YOU

​The Lord is good, a Strength and Stronghold in the day of trouble; He knows (recognizes, has knowledge of, and understands) those who take refuge and trust in Him. (Nahum 1:7 AMP) Perhaps you’ve felt NO one understands you neither do they know what you are exactly passing through. Well, God does! God does not […]

GROW IN KNOWLEDGE

​But grow in grace (undeserved favor, spiritual strength) and recognition and knowledge and understanding of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (the Messiah). To Him [be] glory (honor, majesty, and splendor) both now and to the day of eternity. Amen (so be it)! (2 Peter 3:18 AMP) We are aware of the enormous benefits in […]

PEACE IN KNOWING GOD!

​May grace (God’s favor) and peace (which is perfect well-being, all necessary good, all spiritual prosperity, and freedom from fears and agitating passions and moral conflicts) be multiplied to you in [the full, personal, precise, and correct] knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. (2 Peter 1:2 AMP) The benefits of knowing God personally […]