First John 4:18 says, “…because fear has torment….” Way back home in South Africa, I knew this family that had daughters who would go to the river to fetch water for the general use of the family. They had this strong belief that water should not be brought into the house once it was dark because when you do, you inadvertently bring evil spirits into the house.

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. —Genesis 1:1-3

Agatha Amata’s story of success as a nationally syndicated talk show host is a study in persistence, perseverance and God’s favour. In this revealing and thought provoking interview with Iboro Tonye-Edet and Toni Kan, she traces the path she has trodden and speaks of what she has learnt from trusting God and learning to give back.

Samuel replied, “Has the Lord as much pleasure in your burnt offerings and sacrifices as in your obedience? Obedience is far better than sacrifice. He is much more interested in your listening to him than in your offering the fat of rams to him.”
1 Samuel 15:22 [TLB]

Then Abram said, ‘Look, You have given me no offspring; indeed one born in my house is my heir!’ And behold, the word of the LORD came to him, saying, ‘This one shall not be your heir, but one who will come from your own body shall be your heir.’ –Genesis 15:3-4

When God asked him to get out of his country, his family and his father’s house, it was into the covenant of blessings. The Lord promised to make him a great nation and make his name great. Everyone who blessed him was to be blessed and everyone who cursed him was to be cursed. In him all the families of the earth were to be blessed.

I have been attending Thursday Showers since I joined the church sometime in 2000. Although I don’t usually come every Thursday, because of the nature of my job, I endeavour to come whenever there are holidays.

Pastor Taiwo Odukoya @ the last Anointing Service for the year, December 6, 2017.
It was a time of thanksgiving and gratitude at the last Anointing Service on Wednesday 6th, December 2017. With the theme for the month “Open Door”, Pastor Taiwo reminded the church that the door is opened and it is our responsibility to key into what the word has said and keep professing it.
Speaking on the theme scripture for the year from the Book of Revelations 3:7 and other scriptures from the Books of  Hebrew 12:1, John 10:9, 1Cor 1:30, Romans 10:11, Isaiah 15:18 and 28:16, Pastor Taiwo said, we can only go as far as our conviction in life. Hence, the need to change our thinking and align it with what the scripture says.
Pastor Taiwo declared prophetically that “In spite of the opposition, jealousy and the agenda of the enemy over your life, like David and Joseph, you will overcome. Every contrary spirit that wants you to die, they will fail. Everything God has not planted in your life, is uprooted. Every door that God has not opened over your life is shut. In your place of assignment, oil will overflow in the name of Jesus.”
Conclusively, he admonished the church to keep their focus on Jesus who is the Author and the Finisher of our faith. “Are you looking for the Door? Jesus is the Door. He says Follow Me!” he said.

 

The annual Grace Springs Business and Vocational School Exhibition was held on Sunday, 12th November 2017. The year’s graduating students (19th session), immediate past students (18th Session) and other alumni of the school participated in the exhibition.

The excitement could be felt in the atmosphere as congregants gathered in earnest expectation at the April anointing service which held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at the main auditorium of The Fountain of Life Church. The presence of God could be felt from the praise worship session all through to the special worship ministration by the Grace Levite Worship team. Testimonies of God’s Divine intervention, recovery and healing in the lives of His children were shared.