The Nigeria Economic Recession, A Call for God’s Intervention

Nigeria flag The current economic crisis in the nation of Nigeria has been forewarned years back by Prophet T.B. Joshua. The Prophet who has been advising the leaders on the most efficient way to manage the nation’s natural resources and Economy, enlightened them to form the habit of exchanging the nation’s crude oil for advanced technologies (READ: FOR NIGERIA TO DEVELOP, THEY SHOULD EXCHANGE OIL FOR TECHNOLOGY” – TB JOSHUA). As well as enacting policies towards the diversification of the nation’s Economy, by investing and developing the Agricultural sector. Even in his New-year message, Prophet T.B. Joshua categorically told Africans to go back to their destiny as the ‘breadbasket of the world’. Food should be their major export and they should exchange food for technology. He then warned Nigerians that the future of their country is crying for help and that the country is in a valley. The Prophet said this was as a result of past mistakes and everyone has to share the blame for the nation’s predicament. He then called on every Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari who has good intentions, to take the country out of the valley.

We, however, are not trying to eulogise the fulfilment of God’s words of warning to the nation of Nigeria through His humble servant, Senior Prophet T.B. Joshua, but the solutions to make the nation’s economy back to boom.

Nevertheless, it is imperative to talk about a disturbing trend in the world today. It is somehow now acceptable as a criterion for one to be seen as an expert or a professional guru when one abhors solutions that have to do with God.  And also the world institutions seems to be comfortable with ridiculous claims and fictitious theories by some alleged ‘enlightened minds’ connived from the pit of hell to undermine God’s involvement in the world’s affairs. The truth remains that God is the ultimate solution to all mankind problems and that includes, the nation of Nigeria present Economic challenges.

God the solution to the Nigeria economic recession those not mean, the Nigeria Government should just go and be Praying, instead of them to embark on viable economic policies that would trigger an Economic boom. Sometimes one wonder where those with limited knowledge about the scripture got those spurious claims that Christianity or religion does not encourage human skillfulness and expertise, but just prayers. Though, it is important to pray as a believer. The scripture instructed us to “Pray without ceasing” (1 Thessalonians 5:17), but the same scripture clearly stated that “Faith without works is dead” (James 2:14-26). God does not condone laziness and manna are not going to fall from heaven. Human skills, intellectualism and expertise are gifts from God and we are to make use of them to better the world. It is out of pride and ignorance for one to worship those things instead of the giver of wisdom…READ MORE

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