Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers


Article of Faith: God Does Not Forbid Bad Thing, - The report of the Lord is first and foremost a bad report.  There is a misunderstanding prevalent among Christians, especially those weaned on the “prosperity gospel.”  It is assumed that when the Lord gives a report, he always gives a good report, and that the report of the devil is always bad.  Thus, we say repeatedly in “Naijanese:” “God forbid bad thing.”  However, this comes from fundamental lack of understanding of Jesus’ kingdom dynamics. In the kingdom of God,