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How Billionaire Ex-Apple Founder, Steve Jobs, Renounced Christianity Because Of Biafra

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Late American billionaire business magnate and former Apples founder, Steve Jobs, renounced christianity and subsequently discontinued going to church because of Biafra.

In a bestselling authorized biography written by Walter Isaacson, it was revealed that Biafra had something to do with Mr. Jobs’ renunciation of Christianity.

As a 13-year-old, the late inventor extraordinaire had confronted his Lutheran Church pastor with a photograph of two starving Biafran children on the cover of Life magazine.

The young Steve asked his teacher whether God was aware of the plight of the children.

Once he was assured that divine omniscience implied that God had such knowledge, Steve Jobs, there and then, announced his divorce from Christianity.

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Below is an excerpt from the biography;

Even though they were not fervent about their faith, Jobs’s parents wanted him to have a religious upbringing, so they took him to the Lutheran church most Sundays.

That came to an end when he was thirteen. In July 1968 Life magazine published a shocking cover showing a pair of starving children in Biafra.

Jobs took it to Sunday school and confronted the church’s pastor. “If I raise my finger, will God know which one I’m going to raise before I do it?”

The pastor answered, “Yes, God knows everything.”

Jobs then pulled out the Life cover and asked, “Well, does God know about this and what’s going to happen to those children?”

“Steve, I know you don’t understand, but yes, God knows about that.”

Jobs announced that he didn’t want to have anything to do with worshipping such a God, and he never went back to church.

Jobs died at his home in California, around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, due to complications from a relapse of islet-cell pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, which resulted in respiratory arrest.

He had lost consciousness the day before and died with his wife, children, and sisters at his side.

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  1. Kelvin Agbogidi

    December 2, 2019 at 9:08 am

    This is what happens when you attempt to use your human knowledge to approach divinity. The ways of man are not the ways of God

    • Hananayah

      December 3, 2019 at 7:56 am

      KELVIN AGBOGIDI December 2, 2019 at 9:08

      From your comments, what are the ways of God? Which God are you talking about? In Egypt, did you not read that the Being Who Moses worshiped, who led Israel out of Egypt is different from Egyptian God Amen? Did God of Moses ever institute Christianity or any religion? Did you remember where Christianity was named for the first time? To cut the news short, Christianity is an agency of devil, the reason many people associated with it, are evil. Could you not see it? Is mankind studying scripture to learn the ways of Almighty Creator? This is no. He did well by denouncing the evil religion, Christianity is not life.

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Facebook Restores Nnamdi Kanu’s Page

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Social media giant, Facebook has republished the page of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

ORIENTAL TIMES had earlier reported that the pro-Biafra leader’s page was shutdown.

The group’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, in a statement yesterday, had alleged that the action was taken by Facebook Nigeria who, it said viewed the page as a platform to exposing the ills in government.

It warned that Biafra had suffered greatly as a result of denial of media space in the late 60s, saying it could not afford to allow same to continue in the 21st century.

However, a quick check by ORIENTAL TIMES early Friday morning shows that the page has been restored.

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Kanu, in a post on the page after it was back on the platform thanked “Biafrans and lovers of freedom on social media for pressurising Facebook to rethink.”

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Biafra: ‘If You Don’t Want Us, Then Let Us Go’ — Onyeka Onwenu Tells Nigerian Govt [VIDEO]

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Veteran Nigerian singer cum politician, Onyeka Onwenu, has asked the Nigerian government to “let Igbos go” if they’re no longer wanted in Nigeria.

The human rights activist made this statement at a conference tagged: “Never Again Conference: Nigerian Civil War 50 Years After” in commemoration with the Biafra War 50th Anniversary.

Onwenu stated that Nigeria cannot continue to inflict pains on Igbos and expect them to take the pains, adding that the Igbos are children of God and are in Nigeria for a purpose.

The legendary actress warned the rest of Nigerians that even if they continue to insult the Igbos, they (Igbos) will not succumb to intimidation.

Onwenu, who is the immediate past Director-General of the National Center for Women Development in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, warned that Nigeria cannot tell the Igbos to shut up and take the pain that is being inflicted on them.

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Her words:

“Listen, let me say to the rest of Nigerians, you insult us, (sometimes we do same to Nigerians and that is terrible, we have come to a stage where we have to be insulting each other so badly)”?

“Go ahead, we will not succumb, we will not bow. We are children of God, we are here for a purpose, God has put us for that purpose, you cannot drive us to the sea, you cannot tell us to shut up, take the pains that you’re inflicting on us on top of it.

“Listen, if you don’t want us, then let us go.”

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We Won’t Let IPOB Meeting Hold In Bayelsa — IYC

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The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), Central Zone, has insisted that it would not allow the Indigeneous People of Biafra (IPOB) to hold its meeting in any part of Bayelsa State.

It was gathered that IPOB’s scheduled meeting in Yenagoa at the weekend could not hold because the Kennedy Olorogun-led IYC warned against it.

The IYC Chairman threatened that anybody caught holding such meeting in the state would be thoroughly beaten.

Describing such meeting as a threat to Ijaw nation, Olorogun maintained that IPOB should restrict activities for its agitations to its zone.

Clarifying his position, Olorogun told the Nation that the Ijaw people have their agitation against the Federal Government and had pursued it over the years.

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He noted that contrary to the claims of some persons, Ijaw is not part of Biafran territory and will never partake in the activities of IPOB.

He explained that agitations had consequences adding that the Ijaw people had managed their issues without involving persons pushing for Biafra.

Olorogun said following tips received by the leadership of IYC that the IPOB members were preparing to arrive Yenagoa for a meeting, he promptly informed security agencies.

He said apart from warning IPOB against holding such gathering, the IYC sent a team to suspected venues and ensured no part of the state was used for the meeting.

He said: “The agitations of Ijaw against the Federal Government was born at the Kaiama Declaration. Right from then, we have pursued these agitations bearing all consequences associated with them.

“We do not want to inherit another agitation. Therefore, we have warned IPOB to stay away from Ijaw territory. We have said it time without number that Ijaw is not part of Biafran territory. They should restrict their activities within their zone.

“We are calling on hardworking Igbo people in our state to go about their businesses and we also want them to warn their IPOB brothers to stay away from the state.

“Any Biafra group caught holding meeting anywhere in Bayelsa State will be tagged as a deliberate attempt to fight the Ijaw people in their house, and we will not tolerate that but will stand to defend our territory with anything

“We also urge Ijaw people to be vigilant and pass information should in case they notice such meeting any day or anywhere in Bayelsa State”.

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