MY ESCAPE TO "NEW LIFE"
Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it.Proverbs 22:6
This is a story of God’s works - mighty, wonderful and mysterious - inobedience to the command of JESUS CHRIST to me saying: “
Go and testify what I have done for you
.”One usually thinks of misfortune as an act of fate and that we can donothing to alter the events of our lives. To an extent this is true. In the caseof a child of God, his life is planned (Proverbs 16: 9). Whether that plan isfulfilled or not depends on a number of factors, the individual’s closeness toGod, his view about the ultimate purpose of life, and the socio-spiritualenvironment he finds himself. The course of your life is challenged by some external factors. The crisisis reached when you give over your
one way or the other, for good orevil. You can love or hate. You can wish to understand or misunderstand. The will to obey is the greatest force of a new born Christian, while the willto disobey is the most destroying force of the sinner.A child when left alone in the world is controlled by one of two powers:good or bad, right or wrong, God or the devil. Everyone is challenged by these two forces of life, and each must choose which life he must live. And Ibelieve that is what the Bible says: “Train up a child in the way he should goand when he grows he will not depart from it.” You will agree that thedearest and closest person to any child’s heart is his mother. An orphan isan unfortunate child and more exposed to attacks of the devil than childrenwith parents. A mother is a protector of body and soul but it becomesdouble tragedy when both parents are lost and more so in most mysteriouscircumstances.My story started 22 years ago in a little village called Amerie IriegbuOzu Item in Bende Local Government Authority, Imo State. My parents werenot classified amongst the rich but my dad was privileged to inherit 42hectares of land from my grandfather, a blessing which has today brought