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New Year 2018 Message: Don’t Be Deceived! New Year’s Resolutions Work And Here Is How!

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Wow, congratulations! Thank God for making it to the new year of 2018 and, yes, some thing, oh no, I mean so many things should change about you. And you know what! That is God’s will as well; seriously, I don’t imagine God willing and wishing you to spend 2018 just as you did 2017 without climbing new heights. Yes, I don’t imagine Him doing that!

What have I said? I have said that God will it so you can explore new heights in 2018. But then if God wills so and you and I know that sometimes our new year’s resolutions don’t materialize, what exactly can explain that? I mean, what makes some of our new year’s resolutions fail to work out? And what can we do about it? Well, before I answer these questions, allow me take you back to 2014 when we, at The Complete You Ministry, started publishing the new year’s messages.

Today’s Devotional Verse: Matthew 13:44. The Kingdom of Heaven is Like Treasure!

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The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field” (Matthew 13:44, NIV)

The kingdom of heaven is like unto a treasure hidden in the field; which a man found, and hid; and in his joy he goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field” (Mt 13:44, ASV)

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field” (Mt 13:44, KJV)

Seriously, any proclamation that puts out the message of gospel or salvation or Christ as the loss of joyful, glorious and happy life and embracing or beginning the journey or life of trouble, losses, sadness, pain, and unhappiness is a WRONG proclamation! 
The general message of the gospel is this; forsaking all ‘fake pleasures and perishing promises of this world’ for a greater gain, joy, and happiness (Christ). In …

2018 Valentine’s Day Message: What Impact Should Hard and Challenging Times Have On Your Love and Relationship?

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Ash Wednesday: Run Away From Pornography!

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What is Ash Wednesday? Seriously, nowhere in the Bible is Ash Wednesday mentioned and still lent is mentioned nowhere but if you are familiar with theology and how Bible applies to all sorts of things and lives, you already know that some rituals and cultures are easily derived from the same Bible even when they aren’t clearly stated. Ash Wednesday is simply a day that begins the lent period among Christian circles and denominations.
According to Koonse and Emma (2014), Ash Wednesday occurs 46 days (40 fasting days, if the 6 Sundays, which are not fasting days, are excluded) before Easter. Talking about Easter, this is the day Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus (this one is directly argued from the Bible). Considering the above definition of Ash Wednesday, it is easy to predict this year’s Easter Sunday to be on 1st April (46 days from today).

Life After School Graduation: How Do You Get Your First Job? Here Is Your Only Magic!

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Did you know that Ugandan institutions release more than 400,000 fresh graduates each year? Did you know that Uganda can only provide only 90,000-150,000 jobs annually? (Oxfarm report, 2016/2017). Did you know that the youth unemployment in Uganda is at 83% (African Development Bank, 2013) or 63% (Action-Aid, 2012) or 64%? (UBOS, 2012). Even me I don’t know which statistics to believe! 

 In 2014, Alon Mwesigwa wrote in the guardian that we have about 40,000 graduates each year with only 8,000 jobs available. But New Vision reported in 2015 that only Makerere University released about 10,000 graduates into the job market and Daily monitor had reported the same university to have released more than 11,000 graduates into the market in 2012. Considering that we have very many private and public universities and institutions, then it is possible to release about 400,000 youths graduates into the market every year.

Life After School Graduation: How Do You Get Your First Job? Here Is Your Only Magic!

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Did you know that Ugandan institutions release more than 400,000 fresh graduates each year? Did you know that Uganda can only provide only 90,000-150,000 jobs annually? (Oxfarm report, 2016/2017). Did you know that the youth unemployment in Uganda is at 83% (African Development Bank, 2013) or 63% (Action-Aid, 2012) or 64%? (UBOS, 2012). Even me I don’t know which statistics to believe! 

 In 2014, Alon Mwesigwa wrote in the guardian that we have about 40,000 graduates each year with only 8,000 jobs available. But New Vision reported in 2015 that only Makerere University released about 10,000 graduates into the job market and Daily monitor had reported the same university to have released more than 11,000 graduates into the market in 2012. Considering that we have very many private and public universities and institutions, then it is possible to release about 400,000 youths graduates into the market every year.

The mystery: How can the fight (pain, sacrifices, and self-denial) for faith be Jubilant? Explaining the Joy Found in Pain

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The Bible asks us to delight in God (Psalm 37:4). The same word of God emphasizes that we are blessed if we delight in God’s law and meditate on His laws day and night (see Psalm 1). And yes, as John Piper likes to quote, it’s not an advise to delight in the Lord, but a command! And yet the same word of God clearly states that this call to enjoy God is not an easy road.  To enjoy God (or delight in Him) is a fight.
Yes, to have Jesus at the center of our lives is not an easy work. It’s a painful experience of dying to self, refusing to obey the desires of our bodies, and fighting to walk in the will of God. it’s pain; it’s the narrow gate; it’s a way of self-denial-dying to self and living for Christ. 
And here is the mystery; how does God expect us to enjoy Him through pain? (here, the word ‘enjoy’ or ‘delight’ is emotional and involves feeling; it is not just an academic concept. It’s a life of the soul signaling pleasure, happiness, fulfillment, and satisfaction). How can following Ch…

Today's Devotional Verse: Psalm 37:4. God Shall Give You All Your Heart's Desires!

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Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart (Psalm 37:4, NIV).Hello friends, the Lord is promising you, promising us all that if we delight in him, he will provide for our desires. However, you and I know it well (out of experience) that actually He doesn't provide for our desires always. And neither does He give us every time we ask yet He said; ask, you shall receive. Knock, and the door shall be opened. Seek, and you shall find (Matthew 7:7-8)! 
What's is wrong? For our God to promise us in His word and then not deliver accordingly possibly means two things; He is a liar (or can't manage to provide for all we desire) Or we don't meet the conditions; the delighting, the asking, the seeking, the knocking! What do you think is really wrong?
For us to judge well what could be wrong, let's go back to the text and digest well what it says!  First and foremost, the verse is conditional; delight in the Lord and He will give you the desires of y…