Rhoda Manzo (Gombe State, Nigeria)
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Our citizenship is in heaven, and it is from there that we are expecting a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. - Philippians 3:20 (NRSV)
In 2010, four of us from Nigeria were accepted to do doctoral work in Washington, DC. The paperwork was complete, and all we needed were our visas. I was the last person to go for an interview. Because the other three had gotten their visas, I felt confident I would...
God’s grace assures me that I will be welcomed as a citizen of heaven.
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