Senior Pastor, First Baptist church, Offa , Rev. Dr. Gabriel Odediran has emboldened christains while facing trial and tribulation to count it all joy as their problem has an expiry date.
According to the cleric, challenges are part of the journey of life but the reaction shown when such trial comes determines the victory one gets.
Rev. Dr. Odediran who made this known in his sermon at the family harvest Sunday service of the church inspired everyone passing through hard times to acknowledge that they are not the first to encounter such problem as a lot of people already passed through same and overcome.
He said, "every test you encounter is likely to bring you promotion, stagnation or demotion, but you can only get promoted when you pass through your problems with perspective of God"
While reacting to an unfortunate incident of the student who committed suicide after failing exams in school, Rev. Dr. Odediran urged parent not to be hostile to their children when failure comes but accommodate them and give them the required encouragement