​Call for Submissions | Heal the World Issue 12 | Parousia Magazine

  PAROUSIA Magazine is calling for submissions for it 12th Issue to be published by September 2020 The theme of this forthcoming Issue is HEAL THE WORLD Psalm 147:3 KJV He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds. Heal the world is a theme inspired by the present pandemic that has plaqued our world today. The Covid 19 pandemic has brought life changing experiences to many, lives have been lost, means of livelihood have been forgone with people clamouring to remain alive and healthy. PAROUSIA Magazine looks forward to reminding people that there is one who can … Continue reading ​Call for Submissions | Heal the World Issue 12 | Parousia Magazine

Call for Manuscript | Christian Poetry Chapbook | PAROUSIA Magazine

CHRISTIAN POETRY CHAPBOOK Send your manuscript to parousiamagazine@gmail.com Submission Deadline is June 30th 2020 A complete submission should include: A cover letter that includes your name, address, telephone, email, and a signed statement that all the poems are your own original work. Your manuscript with only a title followed by a complete table of contents A title page that also includes your name and contact information. An acknowledgements page. A number of poems included in your manuscript may be previously published, but you must have reprint right and include an acknowledgements page providing the appropriate acknowledgements of previous publisher Send … Continue reading Call for Manuscript | Christian Poetry Chapbook | PAROUSIA Magazine

Call For Submission: CHRISTMAS LIFE ISSUE #10 | PAROUSIA Magazine

  PAROUSIA Magazine is calling for submissions for it 10th Issue to be published by December 2019 during the Christmas Celebration. The theme of this forthcoming Issue is The Christmas Life Issue. John 1: 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. The Birth of Jesus is God becoming a man. This is a Glorious Birth that brings Eternal Life to Humanity. 15 That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. 16 For God so loved the world, … Continue reading Call For Submission: CHRISTMAS LIFE ISSUE #10 | PAROUSIA Magazine

CHILDREN’S MAGAZINE by Pius Iyamabo | PAROUSIA Magazine

It will interest you to know that I read the magazine twice and found it `ad rem,’ simple, motivating, interesting, educative and highly impressive. It will fill the vacuum created by the Penny Catechism and will help deepen the faith of our children.

Anthony Cardinal OKOGIE

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HELLO PRIDE by Mary Joy Orola | PAROUSIA Magazine

HELLO PRIDE, I learnt that if I argue a lot, even if I am right, Then I am baptized by you; I learnt that if I always want to explain myself, I am anointed by you; I was also told that if I don’t get along with people or feel I am not understood, you are the one sitting on my two shoulders; I learnt also that if I like proving things a lot, even if I back it up with bible verses or spiritual vibes, You are my inspiration; I also read it myself that your travelling companions and … Continue reading HELLO PRIDE by Mary Joy Orola | PAROUSIA Magazine

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019 | PAROUSIA Magazine

Hello! Happy New Year to you from Parousia Magazine. Our prayer for this year is that your strength will be renewed and you will soar high like an eagle, achieving all your heart desires and prosperous in all your doings. Thank you for staying with us thus far – you are the spirit that keeps this magazine running, your contributions and readership goes a long way in encouraging us to keep publishing the best of Christian Art and Literature. Yes, we were ranked 31st on the Top 50 African Literature Blog by Feedspot. You are making us fly, we look … Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019 | PAROUSIA Magazine

DO IT NOW! tips for New Year by Mary Joy Orola | PAROUSIA Magazine

December 25, 2018 *Phone rings…* ”Hello Mum…Yes…I will definitely do it ma…Oh! That’s awesome!…Okay, I won’t forget….Haba Mum! I will, this is just 25th; it will definitely be sent on or before January 1st…Okay, Bye ma!” December 27, 2018 *Phone rings…* ”Hey Big boy…I am fine. You?…I didn’t forget. I will sure do it… Of course, I know today is 27, 4 more days into a new year…Yes, I will do it; I promise! Ait. Love you…Bye!” December 30, 2018. *Phone rings…* ”Ọ̀rẹ́ mi, báwo ni?…I dey too o…I wan carry am do now…ehn. No mind mummy jare, she tink … Continue reading DO IT NOW! tips for New Year by Mary Joy Orola | PAROUSIA Magazine

A VIRGIN AND HER CHILD by Nina Onuorah | Christmas Cascade Issue 9 | PAROUSIA Magazine

    A VIRGIN AND HER CHILD This had to be the most excruciating pain ever! She closed her eyes and gripped her fiance’s hand as the pain, starting from the small of her back, took over her entire body. This was worse than the time she fell from her bicycle at age eleven and fractured her ankle. She had thought she would never forget how that felt. Until this. This just made everything else pale, so pathetically, in comparison. The contraction passed and Mary felt her body relax. She loosened her grip on poor Joe’s hand and knew the … Continue reading A VIRGIN AND HER CHILD by Nina Onuorah | Christmas Cascade Issue 9 | PAROUSIA Magazine

A happy – jolly Christmas by Oluwasemilore Olubiire | Christmas Cascade Issue 9 | PAROUSIA Magazine

  A happy – jolly Christmas It’s Christmas time. The time we celebrate Messiah’s birth, With gladness of heart, Filled with all – round y. It’s Christmas time. The time we enjoy the pudding, Made with flour,suet and dried fruits, Having delight in it. The melodious sounds Heard from the Christmas light, Sparkling with stupendous colours, Giving the Christmas tunes. The beautiful Christmas ornaments, Spotted on the Christmas tree, Brings a satisfactory remark Of a happy – jolly Christmas   Continue reading A happy – jolly Christmas by Oluwasemilore Olubiire | Christmas Cascade Issue 9 | PAROUSIA Magazine

YORUBA DRUMS by Oghenero Ezaza | Christmas Cascade Issue 9 | PAROUSIA Magazine

  YORUBA DRUMS Welcome to Africa Mr White Welcome to Ilaro my friend so glad you honoured my invitation this is the Redeemed Church I know we play your drum kit and blow your saxophone with coloured lightings on the roof I excuse your smiling at our apprenticeship yet you won’t deny the other melody you can’t comprehend See now your drum kit has stopped playing and your saxophone is on the floor now even the singing halts this is the moment Hear it is that melodious background sound that is the only sound now you now see where it … Continue reading YORUBA DRUMS by Oghenero Ezaza | Christmas Cascade Issue 9 | PAROUSIA Magazine

Pain Relief by Olatubosun David | Christmas Cascade Isue 9 | PAROUSIA Magazine

  Pain Relief Only the eye-witness The very soul bereft of the paradise bliss The mouth that chewed the apple of death Can of truth, tell the true tale of loss But surely I can tell of my own experience Of the consequences of disobedience Tell of my enduring pains In the face of my sacrifices and fat of rams My anguish and despondency When the death of my loved ones Stung my nostalgic memory Then song of sorrow suited my solace And tears suppressed my appetite and thirst  I can tell a tale of how a terrible hunger Muffled … Continue reading Pain Relief by Olatubosun David | Christmas Cascade Isue 9 | PAROUSIA Magazine

PAROUSIA Magazine Ranked Among Top 50 African Literature Blogs

    We are delighted to announce that PAROUSIA Magazine has been ranked among the Top 50 African Literature Blogs. This is a good news for us and we are excited about it. We are ranked 31st on the list alongside other outstanding Literary Blogs on the Continent. Many thanks to Anuj. You can read the full list by following this link. Continue reading PAROUSIA Magazine Ranked Among Top 50 African Literature Blogs

Call For Submission: CHRISTMAS CASCADE ISSUE #9 | PAROUSIA Magazine

PAROUSIA Magazine is calling for submissions for it 9th Issue to be published by December 2018 during the Christmas Celebration. The theme of this forthcoming Issue is The Christmas Cascade Issue. Isaiah 7:14 14 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. God promised a Saviour who would come and  redeem mankind and give unto him eternal life. The birth of Jesus was that glorious coming. Isaiah 9:6-7 6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the … Continue reading Call For Submission: CHRISTMAS CASCADE ISSUE #9 | PAROUSIA Magazine

The News So Good by Ashish Kumar pathak

The News So Good Suffering a natural order so is struggle for survival at all levels there’s growth and there’s decay there’s emergence of new life and there’s return of what’s biodegradable but transformations when they occur goes often unnoticed and thankfully without complain just because death and destruction is never avenged rather can’t be avenged its just a tool so silent, so cool. easter may seem boring to children and that too so blessedly unencumbered by the hustle bustle and so called silly fun plaguing Christmas yet it has huge huge lesson so needful for human relation and human … Continue reading The News So Good by Ashish Kumar pathak

Call For Submission PAROUSIA Magazine The Glorification Issue #8

  PAROUSIA Magazine is calling for submissions for it 8th Issue to be published by April 2018 during the Easter Celebration. The theme of this forthcoming Issue is the Sufferings of Christ and the Glory that should follow – The Glorification Issue. 1 Peter 1:11 “Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow.” KJV In the ancient prophesies from the old testament, God promised a Saviour who would suffer and then be glorified. The Life, Death, Burial … Continue reading Call For Submission PAROUSIA Magazine The Glorification Issue #8

Editorial PAROUSIA Magazine INCARNATION Issue #7

  Dear Readers, It’s with great joy I welcome you to PAROUSIA Magazine Incarnation Issue 7 – Christmas 2017. I am pleased to say PAROUSIA Magazine is two, it‘s been two years of God’s faithfulness in promoting Christian Arts and Literature. I am glad we’ve come a long way together in a short time, thanks for your consistency in your contributions, submissions and readership of this Magazine. Your work is our product, your satisfaction when it comes to Christian Arts and Literature is our profit. I’m delighted to say PAROUSIA Magazine is not relenting in promoting Christian Literature. We’ve set … Continue reading Editorial PAROUSIA Magazine INCARNATION Issue #7

PAROUSIA Magazine | 2 Years and Still Counting

  Happy 2nd Year Anniversary to PAROUSIA Magazine.  All thanks to God who is Faithful, He is a Faithful God and His Faithfulness Remains.  My sincere appreciation goes to all our Contributors and Readers all around the world. Your poems, stories, visual arts  etc and your readership keeps us going.  I’m delighted to say PAROUSIA Magazine is not relenting in promoting Christian Literature. We’ve set the Pace. We are getting better and growing stronger. The year 2018 promises to be a greater year in publication and promotion as the cooking has begun. We will be doing much more.  Thanks to … Continue reading PAROUSIA Magazine | 2 Years and Still Counting