It's about that time of the year when friends and loved ones will gather to wish themselves a happy new year amidst pomp and fanfare but as believers we ought to advance beyond the concept of saying happy New Year to one another to knowing that every New Year comes with huge responsibilities, new opportunities and decisive action.
Epignosis Mag_Issue vii_The true meaning of Christmas
"And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifested in the flesh, Justified in the Spirit,
Seen by angels, Preached among the Gentiles, Believed on in the world, Received up in glory" (1 Tim 3:16).
Epignosis Mag_Issue ix_Once Upon a Time
The story of man's redemption is like every love story that begins with “once upon a time” and ends with “...and they lived happily ever after”. Man, the crown of all God's creation was lost in the jungle of sin.
Epignosis Mag_Issue viii_The Place Called There
One of the fascinating stories of the bible was the account of how God told Abraham to offer his only son as burnt offering on a mountain in the land of Moriah. Abraham had waited for the birth of this promised child though with human complications along the way. In the natural, he and his wife never thought it was possible because they had passed what could be termed "fertile age" They however shifted their focus on alternative plans.
Epignosis Mag_Issue xvii_The just shall live by Faith
This is one of the misunderstood statements of the Old Testament prophets. “Behold, his soul which is lied up is not upright in him: but THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY HIS FAITH” (Hab. 2:4).
Epignosis Mag_Issue xvi_Beautiful Feet
The Gospel of Christ is all we've got! Let me repeat...the Gospel is all we have to give the world! Jesus said “And this gospel of the Kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all naons;
Epignosis Mag_Issue xv_PLEROO ( Filled with His Fulness)
When we boldly proclaim and acclaim that there is
absolutely nothing that the believer will ever need that has not been abundantly supplied to him in Christ, some people think we are besides ourselves (this is a polite way of saying
Epignosis Mag_Issue ii_Our Riches in Christ
The believer in Christ is an extraordinary being! He is God's Superman on the earth and should never see himself or be seen by others as one who lacks or wants for anything God has already provided for him in Christ. Jesus stated unequivocally that “... he who believes in Me HAS everlasting life”(John 6:47). The believer in Christ has! He possesses or owns..!
Epignosis Mag_Issue xiii_The meal for Spiritual Development
Naturally speaking, it is not everything that a man eats that supplies necessary nutrients for his mental and physical development, some types of food are regarded as junk, they profit the human body nothing rather they make it grow obese and on the long run become susceptible to all manner of diseases.
Epignosis Mag_Issue xi_He is Risen
The centrality of Christian faith is Christ's death, burial and resurrection. It was this event that brought to fore, faith in God. Take this event out of the Christian Faith, then you have nothing at all.
Epignosis Mag_Issue x_Procesing the plan of God through prayer
God has a plan for the earth today. You are part and parcel of that plan. His plan cannot come to pass on the earth without your involvement. A plan is an intention, a purpose or a counsel, that which a person determines to do.