Amazingly i have been staying in my present apartment in Lagos for about 3 months now,and i know very little or almost nothing about my neighbors.I know we are all young and upcoming,there are some i really want to get close to and some i hate to avoid,not because they are bad but because they are either too good or too quiet to a fault.One of those i love to see is Pastor D(not real name).He dropped me off on my way to the office yesterday and we rubbed minds on a number of things and i was lead to do something when i got back home.He then told me something,that sort of inspired me to write this post.He said "you don't understand what you have done for me,do you know what it is to exercise your last faith this is a confirmation that God is real". There are times we just pray and feel like nothing has happened,be sure a lot has happened on your behalf,read the story of the girl below as an example.
A girl went to her friends house and she ended up staying longer than planned, and had to walk home alone. She wasn't afraid because it was a small COMMUNITY and she lived only a few blocks away.As she walked along under the bike trail Diane asked God to keep her safe from harm and danger.When she reached the alley, which was a shortcut to her house,she decided to take it. However, halfway down the alley she noticed a man standing at the end as though he were waiting for her.She became uneasy and began to pray, asking for God's protection.
Instantly a comforting feeling of quietness and security wrapped round her,she felt as though someone was walking with her.When she reached the end of the alley, she walked right past the man and arrived home safely.
The following day, she read in the newspaper that a young girl had been raped in the same alley just twenty minutes after she had been there.Feeling overwhelmed by this tragedy and the fact that it could have been her, she began to weep.Thanking the Lord for her safety and to help this young woman,she decided to go to the police station.She felt she could recognize the man, so she told them her story.The police asked her if she would be willing to look at a lineup to see if she could identify him.She agreed and immediately pointed out the man she had seen in the alley the night before.When the man was told he had been identified, he immediately broke down and confessed.The officer thanked Diane for her bravery and asked if there was anything they could do for her.
She asked if they would ask the man one question.Diane was curious as to why he had not attacked her.When the policeman asked him, he answered, 'Because she wasn't alone. She had two tall men walking on either side of her.'
Amazingly, whether you believe or not, you're not alone.
PS: God is always there in your heart and loves you no matter what.'If you deny me in front of your friends, I shall deny you in front of my Father'.Relax and have a wonderful time with him.
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