By Funmi Komolafe
Brethren, the Lord decreed that we should be fruitful. This was the pronouncement of the Lord several times in the Holy Bible. Many of us are familiar with Gen. I vs. 28
“And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth”.
This was and still is a command of God to human beings as pronounced on the first human beings he created, Adam and Eve.
The Lord made similar pronouncements in the Holy Bible. Gen. 1 vs. 22 “ And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas and let fowl multiply in the earth”.
While blessing Noah and his family, God said in Gen. 8 vs. 17, “ Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth;…
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