Just when I was about to rest from the day’s activities, I heard people raise their voices.
I got closer to know what was happening.
It was the members of a deliverance ministry close by.
The owner of the ministry shouted at how people accused her of using charms in her ministry and all what not.
It was not the accusations that bothered me but the reaction to them.
I watched with dismay as the woman shouted, ” all those who accuse me of using charms, they will die one by one”
One of her church members shouted, amen, adding that they will go to their burials and eat rice while she danced.
Jesus Christ! I could not believe this.
What happened to the love Jesus preached, even to our enemies.
Sometimes, I wonder what our fate would have been if Jesus reacted same way every time we sinned. The world must have been wiped away.
The above scenario is not different from the woman who rained curses on someone whom she said was making work difficult for a cleaner by leaving faecal matter at the wrong place.
I am not saying the offenders should go on with their act but how do we who claim we are Christians, let alone a minister or a pastor if we cannot live as Jesus whom we preach, lived.
It makes my heart bleed when curses rain without resistance from our mouths.
Condemn the wrongs, yes, but let God judge the supposed wrongdoers.
We bless, even when persecuted. It is never easy but it is a cross we must carry to follow Him.
Maybe, when next you want to curse that brethren, even with the common, “it shall not be well with you”, think about what out fate would have been if Jesus reacted same way to our sins.
Lest we forget, He died for us while we were yet sinners ROM 5:8.