Supreme Leader and Founder, Brotherhood of Cross and Star, Leader OO Obu has called on the youth to marry in order to run away from the sins of fornication. CYRIACUS NNAJI writes.
The First bible lesson was taken from Matthew 19:4 ‘And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read that he which made that at the beginning made themo male and female.”
While his Second bible lesson came from 1 Cor. 7:2 “Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.”
The Golden text: Ephesians 5:31 “For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.”
Brethren, I want to reveal to you something great in this gospel. Today everyone calls on the name of Jesus, but they do not practice His teachings. When you take a look at the world’s high level an education, institute of learning, churches, and the government of the day, each of these fields do call on the name of Jesus but they neglect His teachings.
By reading these three lessons, it is obvious that you know what it is all about. You have also seen the world caught naked in vain philosophy, contrary to Gods ordained purpose. People today claim that, they out of sympathy for the left over women play the role of the (Good Samaritan) in accumulating concubines for themselves. Such people readily quote Solomon who married seven hundred wives and three hundred concubines. This is foolish conception. Does it mean: that If your father made a mistake and because of the mistake he died, you being his child would repeat such mistake and also face death?
I want to reveal this gospel to you so that the whole world may know, so that those who out of ignorance would have perished may get saved. Some Bible scholars have it that it is only the Bishop that should marry one wife, others say, it is the Pastor, some refer to the elders of the church. But what does this Bible text say? At the beginning God created male and female and why then do you seek for the third party? Adam and Eve were just one companion. No one is given a license to marry more than one wife. Or do you want to tell me that Adam was a Bishop, Pastor or an elder of any church? This is not a matter that concerns church or any form of worship. This church business is something of recent years. We are speaking about an Issue that concerns all the children of God.
God’s word is beneficial for teaching and for setting things right, so that when you hear and practice them you may get saved. As you find yourself now, so were the whites but they were actuated by the word of God and they immediately took steps to amend their former marital status and compiled with God’s ordained purpose of one man one wife. This is a must notwithstanding whether you are a church-goer, juju priest or what this rule must be kept. You must marry only one wife in your life.
Let no man deceive you that you can marry as many wives as possible. Anyone who does that is a condemned person before God and will receive his punishment accordingly. The tribulation, distress, unrest and deaths that the world is facing today is because they have violated the law of God. God is one. One Father, One Son. Therefore that one entity must be maintained in marriage.
What God hath joined together let no man put asunder:
Tell me if you are joined to a woman and you take another woman into this union where are you going to fit in this new comer? Undoubtedly there is going to be trouble, quarrel, fighting, distress, ill-health, unrest even death. These are what polygamous life has brought to mankind. Never should you take this matter lightly, it is a serious matter before God. However, I am not going to reveal or deal with the type of punishment God has for the polygamist in this gospel. It is terrible and dangerous if any man falls and put asunder what God hath joined by marrying more than one wife.
The lack of Love, patience, interest about the child of God, lawlessness emanate from the violating this divine purpose for man. In order for you to be more convinced about God’s joining a man and woman as a pair, but one, let us now examine the births of the first woman Eve. In her first birth, she has twins one male and one female. In her second round, she brought forth another twins – one male, one female. They came in pairs. But why was Eve so blessed with twins? This was so in other to correspond with God’s arrangement from the beginning, He made them male and female.
When Cain killed Abel his brother, Adam knew his wife again, this time Eve gave birth to a baby boy to take the place of Abel whom Cain slew. You can now see your vain reasoning, in which you claim that with just one wife reproduction will be slow. The mandate of multiplying is not within your power.
If our forefathers made the mistake and took to polygamous life would you also emulate them, now that the truth has come? I know that not all are destined for perdition, but for those who are for life should take this chance and correct themselves and escape the impending punishment on lawless ones. Although a mistake made in ignorance may be liable to lesser punishment, but a willful violator of God’s law cannot escape full punishment. I want you to know this, whether you have been preached to or not, but as long as you were created by God, you must marry only one wife.
The picture of a polygamist’s home: Take a look at a polygamist home: the ruins, confusion, hatred, bitter jealousy, division, quarrel and day to day fighting, yes, from the beginning it was not so, for God made them male and female. This issue does not require any preaching at all. You are just one and not two.
It is because people have over-stepped the boundaries of old. Did you not read from the scriptures that God created male and female from the beginning. For just as the woman is out of the man so also the man is through the woman, but all things are out of God. In the western world, this principle is strictly kept, whether you are a millionaire or not. It Is because of this act of obedience to God’s divine purpose in marriage that God’s face shine on them. Those who do not want to marry remain in their community, and they do not mix with the married ones. This is not an English law, it is God’s divine Order in marriage and it is accompanied with untold blessings to those who practice it, but to the rebels, woes and untold sufferings.
I am speaking to you people in this country, Nigeria, who claim to be wise in your vain thinking that women are more than men. And as such polygamy should be encouraged. Some critics say that men were killed during the war, therefore reducing the population of men. These are no criterion for you to marry more than one wife. God’s law is one. Any imaginary or technical interpretation to it, is contrary. Such ones are rebels and must be punished by God.
Why people attribute their sufferings and tribulation on ghost, demons, witches and evil forces and conclude that there is no God, is because thy have violated the divine principle of marriage. How then can they see the love of God and his divine guidance? Solomon did so and this landed him in apostasy and adversaries.
Christ said, “I have many things yet to say to you, but you are not able to bear them at present. However, when the one arrives, the Spirit of truth, he will teach you and will declare to you the things coming.” Look! The Comforter is here to guide you into all the truth.