Nwakuche Emeka (Lagos, Nigeria)
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Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God . . . . At once all the prison doors flew open, and everyone’s chains came loose. - Acts 16:25-26 (NIV)
Twenty years ago, I had my first real encounter with God. I was 10 years old and in my final year of elementary school. When I took the middle school entrance examination, I didn’t know the answers to most of the questions. Afterward I felt sad and discouraged, but my...
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