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Dear Thelma...

Hi Thelma. I write this to you with a heavy heart. I am in a relationship situation that is making me lose faith in everything. I met a guy close to 5 years ago and we began our love story together. He is like my bestest* friend. Recently I spoke to mom about him and she went to ask for spiritual advice. Guess the news she came back with- Prophet said le boo would die young and that I should cut off all ties with him. I was soo saddened by the news. I respect my mom a lot because she has been my backbone and headrest ever since my dad left us. Boo says I cannot continue letting mom decide stuff for me. I am in my early 20s and he is of the opinion that I should live my life myself. I don't want to disobey mom but I want to be with le boo. Confused right? Plleeeeaaaaassssseeeee I really need advise.


  1. Who in this whole wide world has the right to decide whether someone dies young or not?

    This world is something else. This and many other reasons are why I'm very skeptical about churches. Personal salvation and personal spiritual upliftment still rules abeg.

  2. Dis kain story still dey reign???

  3. Seriously though...doomsday prophets....poster do you not know that God listens to all of us irrespective of the approach we use to go to him? Have you spoken to God by yourself and waited to hear from him? Are you even listening to him?

    In all simplicity, as is i would pick being in a good marriage for 20 years than a miserable one for 50. Seek the hand of God in your situation and listen to God. We must all die at some point, but this is definitely the wrongest approach with your mother and this charlatan.

  4. Poster,Fast and Pray about it YOURSELF.

    Surely God will reveal the truth to you.May we not pray when it is too late In Jesus name Amen.

  5. Whether the Prophesy is right or wrong is not exactly our concern, right? Good. Now to the real matter, when I take decisions entirely or partially in some instances, based on my conviction, I tend to accept the consequences more easily. Truly God enjoins us to honour our parents but in some cases we have to make them see reasons why we cannot afford to 'honour' their wishes.

    Meanwhile, let us try and turn the table in our heads. What if your mum was the guy's mother? What steps would she take if she heard that her son would live a short life? Accept defeat and allow him die young? Does the reaction of King Hezekiah when Prophet Isaiah gave him the 'death-sentence' prophesy come to mind? How would she react if her son's fiancee of 5 years left him for same reason? Would that not challenge her into taking some good actions?

    If I were in your shoes, I would not argue with my mother about the authenticity of the Prophesy but I would challenge her to do what she would if my man was her son.

    Wish you all the best.


    1. Poster having read what F wrote, I ask you to go to God, your mum should also go to God on his behalf like he is her son.

      PLS tow the line of Hezekiah when he heard the prophets message, Put God to test, do some 'Ori ki' for Jehovah on his behalf, after all God said "bring forth your strong reasons" and I know & believe that the power of life is in God's hand and also in your tongue, so profess it.

    2. Yes F u are smart! That's a good approach.

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    4. Well said F.

      As an addendum, try to make your mom see reasons with your choice, if possible talk to another Man of God whom you respect and know to be genuine on your choice of decision who would weigh in on your mum's sentiments on this issue.

      It'd take some level of wisdom and discretion and you should apply those to ensure that as much as you make the major decisions in your dating relationship, you do not burn the supporting relationships that have always been your stronghold.

      In other news, haven't seen Sasha Bone's comment in recent times?

  6. Whose report will you believe?.. The prophets or God. Watin some prophets go course for this Niger no be small thing. Are you kidding me??. Turn your back and watch the prophets eldest daughter marry your guy. My dear, have a personal relationship with God. Close your door and kneel down before the Almighty God. His gifts makes well and adds no iota of sorrow. If its from God, he will live to fulfill his purpose on earth.

  7. Anonymous Rider!12:27 pm, June 23, 2015

    Who is It that sayeth a thing and it will come to pass when the Lord has not commandeth it???
    God has spoken once, twice have i heard that all power belongs to God.
    Seek the face of the Lord by yourself.
    BE GUIDED!!!

  8. The easiest route to take in finding answers and solutions to our problems, doubts and struggles is the route we easily forget and sought another way.
    Dear poster, talk to God, He listens. He sacrificed his only Son so we won't need a mediator when we need to approach Him.

  9. I don't like this going to prophet ish that most people seem to depend on like it is their life force.

    So after the vision why did the prophet not pray against the untimely death or ask both parties to pray against it. In fact how am I to believe the prophet is a real MoG and not someone looking for whom to deceive.

    Op you have mouth and you have GOD go on your knees and pray. Even if such prophesy is true,ask HIM for a turn around. There is nothing He hasn't done before and your case isn't any different.

  10. This prophet ish still happens
    Please God listens to everyone that prays why cant u pray to him yourself and dont let what the prophet said linger on and make you not listen to what God is saying and pay for your boyfriend also

  11. This looks too stressful to attempt.

    1. Lol, what exactly looks too stressful? Advising the poster or....

  12. Mehn.. these people ehn...

    Poster, just pray, pray well. Jesus did not come to the world and die just so we would continue to need a high priest to enter the holy of holies to get messages from God. In fact, he came so we can have the exact opposite so please, communicate with your God and hear what he's saying to you by yourself.

  13. Most of these prophets are false and if you do your research you'll see that they never give good news at first, cos if they did they you wouldn't have to patronize them for special prayers.
    If only we could learn to open our spirit to the Spirit of God then we wouldn't need to run around searching for the unknown, ask God for the spirit of discernment and the truth will come to you somehow. Pay attention to everything around you and especially your dreams, take nothing for granted. God will never allow His own make such mistakes without giving you a direct warning, concentrate more on building a personal relationship with Him.
    Finally beware the spirit of fear, if you're not careful you'll let what this "charlatan" said get to you and you'll live a life of horrible anxiety, avoid that as much as possible because that alone could actually kill you.

    1. Ahn ahn! Steele ke? Where did he jump.out from?

  14. Whose report will u believe? The prophet or God's?
    I'm Amazed at how People still subject themselves to all these prophet -ish stuffs.. Nawa oo!


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