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Where is thy face

Updated on March 10, 2010

Where does my help come from?

My help comes from God who made Heaven and Earth,he will not allow my foot to be moved, my God does not sleep nor slumber but where is thy face o Lord?

Where were you when they invaded your people? I know that nothing happens without your consent so do you want me to believe that you willingly allowed this to happen? I am not in the position to question your authority nor think twice about you but Lord, where were you?

If God does not watch, the guards watches in vain. Of course, the guards were all asleep when they arrived and those who saw them on time fled but those sleeping had the same fate with my little child.

Father, i am weak and my sorrow has multiplied because of the evil done to me by my fellow man, my bones groan and calamity has behold me but i will continually give thee adoration and will submit my supplication so i stand before you right now because you are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness, i raise up my hands unto thee;

Where is thy face

Unto thee o Lord

Unto thee o Lord do i lift up my soul

Let me not be ashamed

Nor let my enemies triumph over me

After nine months of stress

She finally arrived through cesarean

She was our bundle of joy

I committed her into your hand

Unto thee o Lord do i commit her

You promised to take care of her

Where were you when they arrived

My sorrow have multiplied o Lord

Where is thy face o Lord

We wanted to guide her toward you

Mary we called her in your honor

The joy and light of my family

2008 Attack

Where is thy face

We were a happy family and my wife had always wished to spend the rest of her life with me in Jos, this place is a peaceful place and we always looked out for each other, there was love among us and every one even the fulani neighbors' attended her naming ceremony.If i had known that it will come to this, i would have stayed home.

Why did you allow me to go to work

Why did you allow them to get to my family

Why didn't you save even my innocent child

Why must she suffer this evil in the hands of men

Where is your face o Lord

Were you sleeping when they arrived

Many questions i have for you and only one answer i seek to get,how can i take their place? Life is meaningless to me right now, i didn't witnessed it in 2008 because i know for sure that i would not have remained in this city which has to this day seen the flames of evil, the sulfur of devil.History has repeated itself and my helpless wife and innocent child paid the prize of brutality.

Is being a Christian a course

Where is the love and where is it stated in Quran that one has to attack another one for his belief and burn an innocent child to death?

You have shattered my life and though i will not seek any revenge but the blood of my wife and my child will never be in vain because you will see the anger of God, i know the God i am serving, i know my God, he does not take pleasure in evil and in his sight,evil me has never dwelt.

For the 400 Innocents you hawked, burnt, beaten, shot to death, for the innocent little girl you raped, the life of the men and young boys you brutally took, the anger of God will never depart from your family and you will answer for what you did to my wife and child.

"You can run but cannot hide"

Where is thy face

After all the pains,the nine months,joy of motherhood. This is what they did to you.
After all the pains,the nine months,joy of motherhood. This is what they did to you.

2010 Attack


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      Chibuzo Melvin Mobis 8 years ago from Biafra

      The story is not about me,the real me but i choose to be the antagonist so that my audience will understand the pains of the main character but Lady_E,you have a point and he will surely restore that which the Enemies took away and have been taking away from us.DeBorrah,i asked WHY and you answered. I felt a sensation of cold all over me when i scrolled down to this..."The LORD is in the same place He was when they crucified HIS SON and our LORD JESUS!"

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 8 years ago

      Rossi, This is extremely painful and I really do not have words to express just how difficult this must be... This is unbearable… But from the deepest part of my heart, my being, I can say this is not God’s doing! We are living in a time when evil is rearing its head in so many forms throughout the world. What the enemy wants us to do is blame God and turn our backs on Him! Then he has you right where he wants you…

      Please bear with me, No disrespect intended, they burned their bodies but not their hearts nor their love for you or your love for them! The Love of God is Eternal! I would like to believe that the Lord took their souls and spared them much pain from the fire and now they are safe with HIM! Let this motivate you to continue to live for the Lord! He will “take you through the valley of the shadow of death..” “ Absent from the body present with the Lord!” This is not to undermine nor justify what has been done. But Jesus came that we would have life! The enemy comes to steal, kill and destroy…

      You have every right to be furious! But know the Lord loves you! Some things we will not completely understand until we get to the other side. Your wife's love for the Lord and His love for them helped them make the transition. As you say “My help comes from God who made Heaven and Earth, He will not allow my foot to be moved, my God does not sleep nor slumber but where is thy face o Lord?” The LORD is in the same place He was when they crucified HIS SON and our LORD JESUS! Continue to look to the Lord your help comes from Him! You are still on this side of heaven for a reason… May the Lord touch you in a way that only He can. May His healing power work within you each and everyday more and more… In His love & Blessings!

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      Elena 8 years ago from London, UK

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      Elena 8 years ago from London, UK


      I am honestly wiping away tears from my eyes after reading this Hub. Seeing the picture broke my heart and I cried.

      I thank God for you Spirit. We can't help but ask that question. God Why? Why are we serving you. This obviously is not something that can be erased from your memory.

      Rossi - I want you to see them as being peaceful in heaven. May God give you the strength to face each day and heal your heart, soul and mind. May they not kill your spirit. Believe me, I know the wickedness of Africans.

      Oh God.... one day at a time. I don't know what to write. It just hurts too much. He restored Job and I pray He restores to you what the enemy took.

      I'm so sorry about this pain. Take heart, please.

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      Chibuzo Melvin Mobis 8 years ago from Biafra

      Dim x, sure my redeemer liveth and without him,man is nothing so my faith lies in that force which cannot be seen but can be felt in any situation, thanks for passing by...pmccray,as a matter of fact, the story is not about me but let me say that i do represent the antagonist in anyway whatsoever.Thanks for your words of comfort,those who are hurt by this atrocity comes around and they will hear you.

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      pmccray 8 years ago from Utah

      My dear God I tear reading this hub, I have no words except to admire your strength and faith. "Vengance is mine saith The Lord, I will repay!" You have found that it is not God that allowed this horrific occurance in your life, but man and the work of the enemy. You'll meet your loved ones again, but for now they're with the heavenly Father, and are no longer in danger, but look upon you and keep you safe. You're truly a brave, spiritual being

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      Dim Flaxenwick 8 years ago from Great Britain

      You have a wonderfully strong faith in God. Keep hold of it dear, Rossimobis. God's Day will come and destroy all of Satan's works ( 1 John 5 verse 19).

      Honoured to meet you here on hubpages. Dim x

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      Chibuzo Melvin Mobis 8 years ago from Biafra

      With tears and broken heart,i can still say one thing.Amen Micky and thanks for stopping by.

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      Micky Dee 8 years ago

      My God, my God! Will it never end? Who can You inspire to bring an end and a beginning? Do we run and hide and suffer and die for NOTHING? Please GOD- show us your power! Please God, send your strong to help your weak! Please love us as we love You. Show us Your Golden Rule.