Fisayo Peters (Lagos, Nigeria)
You . . . who teach others, do you not teach yourself? You who preach against stealing, do you steal? You who say that people should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? - Romans 2:21-22 (NIV)
Some years back, I was asked to teach a Bible study. I was reluctant to do it, and the coordinator asked me why. I replied that it wasn’t about the teaching but that I didn’t want to be a hypocrite. If I was going to teach the word of God,...
I can teach others about Christ through the life I lead.
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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