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Pakoto, Muslim High School win GTBank‘s Ogun Principals Cup

On Wednesday 15th July 2015 at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Kuto, Abeokuta. The rock city witnessed excellent field of play at the season three finals of Guaranty Trust Bank’s Ogun Principals Cup. Winners of the female and male category respectively; Muslim high school Isolu, and Pakoto High school, Ayede Ifo clinched the 3rd edition of the prestigious GTBank–Ogun State Principals Cup competition held.

GTBank Ogun Principals Cup 2015 (1)

This season’s competition, tagged “Smash All Barriers” featured over 344 teams from the 4 qualifying zones – Egba, Ijebu, Remo and Yewa – in Ogun State, thereby attracting a more robust participation than the previous editions, with wider audience and followership.

 

The Female teams kicked off the finals as United Comprehensive High School, Wasimi Abeokuta played against Muslim High School, Isolu Abeokuta. The game started with both sides showing their class and skills until Adeyinka Jumoke broke the deadlock in the 19th minute with a curly free kick found the back of the net. However, the Muslim girls were not done yet until Nurudeen Wasilat doubled the lead few minutes after the start of the second half and that delivered the GTBank-Ogun State Principals Cup trophy to them.

But it was different in the male category. St. Anthony’s Grammar School, Esure, Ijebu Mushin scored first when Olaide Kehinde dribbled past the Pakoto High School goalkeeper to give his team the lead. However, Ishola Damilare equalized for Pakoto High School minutes before the break and it was level at half time. The second half was tense as both teams had chances to take the lead but the needed goal came from most valuable player of the match, Ishola Damilare for Pakoto High School and they were crowned Ogun State Principals Cup Champions for the first time. Read more

Open Heavens Devotional: SCHOOL OF OBEDIENCE – Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 19, 2012

By Pastor E.A. Adeboye

 

Memorise: If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures. Job 36:11

 

Read: Exodus 4:2-4

 

In Exodus 3:10-14, after God asked Moses to go and deliver a message to Pharaoh, Moses objected giving excuses. He argued about his unworthiness for the assignment and said he did not have enough information about God’s identity. It is good to have sufficient knowledge about God but waiting until you know everything about God or the assignment may just be a wait in futility. God’s revelation comes to us in phases and stages. You may not know everything about an assignment before you start. Even Jesus left the disciples without disclosing some information to them because they were not mature enough to handle them. However, for Moses to go on this assignment, knowing God as the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob was enough, as God’s dealing with them at this point was hinged on these three patriarchs. Today, that knowledge is quite inadequate. If you know Jesus Christ as the Saviour, Healer, Sanctifier, Deliverer, Protector, Provider, and the only begotten Son, you have more than enough message to reach your world. As a young convert, do not wait until you know the whole Bible before you start to preach to others. Simply sharing your testimonies can open the door of salvation to your listeners.

 

Moreover, where divine mandate is concerned, no argument will be accepted by God for human disobedience. If God did not accept the excuses of Moses, neither will He accept yours. Immediately after dismissing those arguments, Moses began his training on implicit obedience. He was asked to drop his rod without prior knowledge of what the result will be. Moses did so without questioning and it became a snake. Moses enrolled in God’s school of obedience and had to become like a child, meek and ever ready to learn. God told him to pick the snake by its tail even though as an adult one should have expected him to know that. You will notice that Moses later had to turn a rod into serpent. This tells us that God’s training is in preparation for your assignment and therefore not in vain. At the end, all Moses had to do in ministry was simply to hear from God and obey no matter what anybody had to say. Have you enrolled in God’s school of obedience? Have you learnt to be meek and to comply with God’s instructions always?

 

 

KEY POINT:

In any Kingdom assignment, two things are paramount: hearing from God and obeying Him. Your success in life and ministry lies in your ability to do these two things.

 

Bible in one year: Ezekiel 12-14

 

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