The Spirit Of Esau And Recklessness

In this series of posts on the Spirit of Esau, we’ve looked at The Spirit of Esau, Why did God hate Esau?, and The Spirit of Esau and Legacy. We continue with a look at Esau’s Recklessness. Text: Genesis 26:34 When Esau was 40 years old he married two Hittite women contrary to the instructions […]

The Spirit of Esau and Legacy

In the series on the study of Esau, we’ve looked at The Spirit Of Esau and Why Did God Hate Esau. We continue the study looking at how Esau treated family legacies. As said earlier on, the covenant inheritance that Esau had as occupational blessing was animal husbandry. It is noteworthy that even Pharaoh’s attempt […]

Lessons From Christmas—The Birthing And Berthing Of Christmas

With age, maturity, and responsibility, I have become very unexcited by the frivolous activities associated with Christmas celebrations. First of all, the home is empty. We just had one visitor, at the time of writing, on the day. Secondly, with the fear of diabetes, atherosclerosis, and stroke, you can’t eat as you would want to […]

Community-Initiated Development And the Sub-urban Economy

Speaking on Saturday, the 22nd of December, during the 1st Owhelogbo Day Celebration at the Owhelogbo Community Town Hall. Present were Engineer James Ighota, President General of Owhelogbo Community Development Union, Brigadier General (Pastor) Dr. Anthony Okpobrisi, Comr. (Chief) Ovuozourie Macaulay, former secretary to the Delta State Government, The Osewho of Owhe Kigndom, Bishops Edherue, […]

The New Year Has Started

The pictures below are those of our new school site at Okuokoko, near Warri. In the last few weeks, I have met two of my friends who told me to make sure I enjoy my money. I tried to ponder over why they talk to me like that. I suspect it is because of the way […]

And Master Took Me Into The Bush Again

By Marcus Ekure Dr. Apoki: Oh Marcus you are here? Marcus: Yes Daddy. I haven’t seen you for a week, hence, I decided to come check on you while refilling my wisdom bank. Dr. Apoki: Do you mind if we take a walk, Son? Marcus: Why not! I don’t mind. Hence, we drove off to […]

Why Did God Hate Esau?

In the first post in this series, we looked at the historical context behind the birth of Esau and Jacob to Isaac, and that despite the fact that he had the blessings of his father, Abraham, there were still some recurring challenges he had to overcome. WHY DID GOD HATE ESAU? Esau was a typology […]

The Spirit Of Esau

This post will be a first in a series on a comprehensive study on Esau. Scriptural References: And I hated Esau, and laid his mountains and his heritage waste for the dragons of the wilderness. Malachi 1:3   As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated. Romans 9:13 Genesis 26:19-34, […]

The Leafy Lifestyle

The passages below, from the Bible, have always intrigued me, but they became more meaningful to me after some observations and meditations. Text: Mark 11:12-14, 20 The next day as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus was hungry. Seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to find out if it had any fruit. […]