Dozens of children clapped and sang as a Christmas celebration began in a Maiduguri church. Although they were among the thousands of Christians who fled Islamic extremist violence in northern Nigeria, inside, there were smiles and songs. The late November celebration was held to distribute Bibles and aid to Christian families in Borno state's capital city who fled attacks on their churches, homes and villages.
For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.
May your kingdom come
for those who have for centuries awaited a life with dignity.
May your will be done... in the church of Central America,
a church on the side of the poor.
"No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me." Work for Him. Rest in Him. The Vine is the sole provider for the branch. The branch needs only to obey. The care and nutrients the branch receives from the Vine are more than enough to bear all the fruit it can handle. Andrew Murray was able to reach young people of his day with his straightforward preaching and writing. And as he lived, fully abiding in the Lord, so these words of Christ are made clear for another century.Read more...
“I need to spend time with God even when I do not know what to pray.” -- Andrew Murray