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Find time to read the Bible yourself – Wekesa

Amos Masaba Wekesa, father of 3, is founder of one of the largest tourist operations in Uganda. Courtesy photo.

Popular Christian entrepreneur Amos Masaba Wekesa, founder of one of the largest tourist operations in East Africa (EA); Great Lakes Safaris and Uganda Lodges Limited says Christians should be exposed to the source of God’s wisdom, truth, and perspective by reading the bible themselves more often.

He explains that one will be amazed by how much they will learn and discover about God if they take off time privately and open the Holy Book.

Wekesa made these remarks in one of his articles,”A Christian Perspective to work”, published by one local news daily on 8th October.

Wekesa noted that when we read our Bible, we open ourselves up to not only remembering our potential in God but, understanding what we are supposed to do in life.

“What happens if I confess Christ daily but cannot provide for my family? Cannot pay the house help? I promise my clients what I am not able to provide and in exchange for money? Cannot pay Great Lakes Safaris employees on time or not at all? Cannot pay Great Lakes Safaris service providers?”

“We cannot be perfect because we are sinful by nature. In our mistakes, our intentions must align with God’s purpose for our lives. There is a constant struggle in us as humans. The struggle between who we are and what we want to be dries us,”

“I want to encourage Christians to read the bible for themselves just like those I encourage to pursue knowledge in tourism so that when someone speaks about it you listen from the point of knowledge and when the speaker makes mistakes, you will now get discouraged,” he said.

On several occasions, Church leaders have warned about people at pulpits who confuse Christians with doctrines that completely differs and conflicts with the spiritual aspects taught so simply in the bible.

Speaking to UG Christian News in the wake of rife biblical error in the nation recently, Pr Cyrus Rod said the reason why false doctrine is now widespread in the Christian community is because Christians are simply not reading the Holy scriptures and they have become too reliant and dependent on pastors reading for and to them. Hence many have indeed become like little children tossed to and fro…

By Paul Dennis.

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