“DEVIL, DIE ALREADY!” (SHORT STORY)
Nene was marching round like the other congregants, screaming and shaking her head. Her three-year-old frame was mimicking the other worshippers. At some point, she stood with legs apart, both hands thrashing an imaginary being as she echoed, “Die, die, die!”
The devil was in deep trouble today. Any moment now, he’d be dead and they could go home. Flicking aside some beads of sweat that had formed on her forehead due to her exertions, she began the customary march to and fro, repeating as best as she could the prayer the leading pastor was reciting.
This was her first time being in the adult church. They do an awful lot of walking around here, she thought, as her small legs began to feel the strain of the long prayer session. She would have been home watching cartoons but her mum’s younger sister, who served as her nanny, had travelled, leaving her to continue in the adult service before going home with her mum. Her dad was a pastor and would stay for meetings later.
All the marching and shouting was making her thirsty. She weaved her way through the kicking legs, the flailing and punching arms of the petitioners and went to her mum about three metres away. She tugged at her arm and asked for a drink of water. Her mum took Nene by the arm and moved to her seat. She uncorked her water bottle and handed it to her. As Nene was guzzling the water, she snatched it back.
“Enough! Next thing you would be saying is, ‘I want to wee.'”
“Yes, I want to wee.”
“You’re not serious!”
“Sit down very quietly. Don’t disturb me when we’re praying,”her mum added. She put her bag and the water bottle that were on her chair on the floor and lifted Nene onto it, placing her right forefinger on her lips to say, “Not a word from you!”
Nene sat for a minute, taking in the banging and shadow boxing of the people around.
“I can’t just sit doing nothing,” she thought. “Let’s see what treats can be found in Mum’s bag.”
Climbing down from the chair, she started poking around the knockoff Gucci handbag and presently found some toffee-coated peanuts.
“Yeah!” she screamed. Thankfully, the packet was already open. Clutching the half-full sachet in her left hand, she used her free hand to drag her mum’s bag on the terrazo floor and moved to the nearby wall. As she leaned against the wall and munched happily, an elderly woman scowled at her, so she half shut her eyes and mumbled as if in prayer, nodding her head rhythmically as some others were doing.
But as the popular saying goes, good things never last, and so the peanuts ran out. Another dutiful search of her mum’s bag yielded nothing to eat. So she went for the water bottle and drank every drop. Returning to her former spot, she lay on the floor with her mum’s bag as pillow.
However, restless, she sat back up after several minutes and picked a book from her mum’s bag. It was big, black and full of print. Her mum had told her to not write on a book that wasn’t plain but there was nothing else to write on. Besides, there were some plain pages at the beginning, oh well, almost plain. She found a pen in the bag and began to scribble the English alphabets, the ones she’d learnt in nursery school. Actually, they were the only things she could write. A few minutes later, she lost interest in writing.
Oh, oh, she wanted to wee, as in, right then. She ran to her mum.
“Mummy, I want to wee-wee.” No response. “Mummy, please!”
Her mum reluctantly took her to the back of the church to ease herself close to the grass there.
When they got back to the church, everyone was still going, “Die, die, die!”
“Mummy, I want to go home.”
“We’ll soon go. Come on!” Nene had planted herself at a spot and refused to move.
“I want to go now, I want to go now!”
“Sweetie, we’ll soon go. Just as soon as we finish praying.”
Nene, who had begun to cry, looked around at the sweating church folks, shouting, “Die, die, die!” and she wailed in frustration, “Devil, die already now! I just want to go home!”
As her mum lifted her to take her further into the church, Nene bawled and made a scene, reiterating her vexation in these words, “Stubborn devil! Everybody says you should die. Die already, I want to go home!”
Ⓒ Edith Ugochi Ohaja 2019
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it’s really boring in that kind of environment, if the devil can actually die with the kind of die die prayers some people make he would have died long ago
Lol! Have a blessed week!
I don’t really blame the girl because the shouts in the church during prayer session especially about the devil sometimes make children bored and mimic the brethren.
Nene would be like….this devil die die die no dey finish so? or maybe she didn’t see her mates to play with
This is really funny. The devil must be vanquished
The devil would die if we live by God’s words not necessarily as a result of long prayers that weakens the flesh..
Eh, but the story funny nah! Bless you!
???….The devil is actually too stubborn to die so easily ?
Devil die already nah ogini kwanu ji gị ọnwụ? LOL.
?? “Devil die already nah”
The heart of a child, so pure ❤️
I pray we develop childlike hearts towards the things of God!
Prayer longevity does not guarantee an answered prayer, rather the faith backed with the prayer and the content of the prayer
I can still tell that some people that have prayed devil die today have gone back to their old life, the devil will die when one sustains his good life in Christ
Have a blessed day
Lol! The story is hilarious and I can understand the little girls plight I had experienced it before. I could only imagine ,even those members would start laughing after listening to Nene .
Lol! Funny though,i understand how nene feels, the stupid devil the whole church have been killing since should die so she could go home nah.??? we should know that prayer works with faith. It doesn’t matter how long you pray what matters is your faith in God.
Quite funny! Basically the devil obeys God word and not by us displaying unnecessary action that are not necessary. And later on little or no result is seen.
??, i can’t stop laughing?. She couldn’t understand what was going on. The devil don’t want to die so that she can go home?. “Devil, pity the child and die o”?
That is the reason why it’s not advisable to take a child to adult church because he or she will not understand what is going on there. The child will not even allow you to concentrate.
Lol..why do I feel this story is been directed to me..I attend mfm with my family…and the die ! Die! Is literally what we chant most of the time…and I must confess it can actually make me tired and hungry as well especially for first timers so I understand Nene’s behavior ..it’s actually funny though ?
Haha! Really funny!! Too bad the child went through such prayer session. Well,the story exposes how unease children and even believers who are still coming up in the Lord feel when faced with certain levels of Christianity that are beyond them. It takes great energy to make them understand. They might even make a scene, just like the child. Haha! I enjoyed the amusement and the pure thoughts of the child in the story, and I pray that the devil would die quickly oo?
Ahahahah……… The devil really need to die so we can all have rest and live a sin- free life to make heaven.
hahaha, nene wasn’t wrong for displaying her childishness, but Christians should remember that the battle we fight with the devil is a spiritual one that needs faith accompanied with prayers and not shouting and physically demonstrating with no faith.
Lol, what an interesting story, the little girl clearly did not understand what was going on and so she took it unseriously, thats the same way some adults take serious life issues with levity and take wrong decisions because of lack of understanding, its not just in faith but also in reality
??? I don’t blame the poor girl oo..she wants to go home already but her mum still insists the devil must die before they go. Interesting story tho..
Devil die already and let the little girl go home?. Wonderful piece MA, it is both educative and funny
??? funny story! But yet instructive. What I believe is that there are other prayer points a believer should spend time on rather than killing the devil. Praying for the souls of men is paramount.
Lol, I think children shouldn’t be brought to adult churches. They should have theirs to avoid distractions.
Nene was already tired of the devil and wants the devil to die already.
Children are handful?
I understand Nene..she wants the devil to die already so that she can go home.
But no amount of devil die will make sure he devil to die unless you have a right standing with God
?? very funny, devil should die and release the little girl to go home nah. To the girl, the blows are too much for the devil that he can’t survive it; devil dies already lol
Hahaha, devil die already, the devil should just die and allow her go home oo, this is one of the reasons why I love my roman catholic church, everything is timed. This is very funny, I have had so many experiences sometimes the pastors want to impress the people that he can pray and you get to be repeating prayer points, Thanks ma
Hahaha! This story is so funny! I can relate well to this story, that moment you are caught in between what is so boring and what you have absolutely no interest in, yet you have to stay put.
I love Nene’s innocent thoughts. If only we can all be so sincere.
But please oh, did the devil later die?
?????? devil die ohhh. Thank God I’m commenting on easter day, death could not hold Jesus down. It then means the devil has been defeated. Little Nene ?
This is a very hilarious, relatable story. I love the cuteness and innocence of children. She failed to understand why the adults were fervently praying and begging God to send the devil back to where he came from because of her innocence and lack of knowledge of the devil.
Typical example of my nephew?? this devil must die by fire by force.
Very interesting and intriguing story?? reminds me of my baby nephew. Devil, biko die so I can go home.
Hahahahaha…. This is hilarious,” devil should die already” and allow this innocent child go home with mummy. This reminds me of my nephew. Seriously, this can be frustrating atimes, it is not how long u pray that matters, but how well and the heart that matters. This little girl is tired, I don’t think she will like to follow mummy to church again….Lol..??
Hahahahaha…. This is hilarious,”devil should die already” and allow this innocent child go home with mummy. This reminds me of my nephew. Seriously, this can be frustrating, it is not how long u pray that matters, it is how well and the heart that matters. This little girl is tired, I don’t think she will like to follow mummy to church again….Lol..??
Her innocence is everything. She is a sweet young girl with that wonderful soul.I’m sure the good lord heard her
And this was published on my birthday. Oh Devil, die already so church can close Biko… Great chrsitian decent comedy.
Why won’t the devil die nah?
Nene is really stressed..all she wants to do is go home, she has heard enough for a day
If I were in her shoes I would get tired too.
If prayers could actually kill the devil, he would be dead gone a long time ago.
But unfortunately we can only pray to be protected against him.
I also believe the effectiveness of prayers is not determined by how lengthy or dramatic it is, hence I don’t blame the innocent girl.
Interesting! The story sounds like a real-life event. The little Nene can’t be blamed much. It is only in one denominational church that the Devil is killed daily. I think they have a different conception of who/what devil is. Would like to hear from one of them, any way. Well done, great writer!
Wow, so funny. But the Devil will surely die by keeping God’s commandments and not by merely shouting die die.
Lol, this cracked me up. When you have Jesus, we should know that the devil is already defeated by faith.
Die die die, for how many minutes, I don’t blame Nene. I would literaly do the same if I was a child .
Nene go home oo
The devil is anwu anwu!
Nke a atom iche!
Hahaha…growing up in a church that carries out their activities solemnly and quietly I quite understand where Nene is coming from. My first time in a church that prayed out loud, I was quite shocked and wondered why they were all shouting to God if God isn’t deaf. A lot of adults are still spiritual children and think just like this child, getting weary in prayer. I pray God gives us the strength to pray without ceasing
Such a hilarious story ? thank you very much ma.
?Nene had enough of it, a wonderful story ma, “the devil should die already nene wants to go home” .
Oh my goodness!! I can’t get over how adorable Nene is. She could have curled up somewhere and gone straight to sleep?. I know I would have if I was in her shoes.
On a serious note, I wonder about the practice of repeatedly praying for the death of the devil.
I feel your pain Nene ?
Stubborn devil indeed!
??oh my God, aunty Edith you have outdone yourself with this one. The lead alone sucked me in. I saw the story on your Facebook profile and I knew I just had to read it. Nene is something else, a three year old with that kind of mind wow! M just rolling on laughs.
Thank you aunty for taking some of the strain of this exam period off me
I’m glad you enjoyed the story. Glory to God!
A hilarious one at the end.. Children and their ways.these days they can’t just seem patient to wait for anything. They get bored easily. As a parent, we should be patient with them, lead them to Christ at an early age and God won’t forsake our efforts…we should also be careful of what we place around them as they can cause health hazard..
Children with different antics…I really disturb my parents too, I won’t lie.. growing up children tend to be problematic at times, we have to be patient as my mom would always say, it’s their time.
I remember being this restless at prayer meetings when I was much younger ??. The time they spend on one particular prayer point was exhausting but I believe when Nene is grown she’d understand why her mother wants the devil out of their lives so badly
Poor Nene ?? the time spent on one prayer point can be tiring for a little child
Hahaha???” stubborn devil! Everyone says you should die. Die already, I want to go home???? I can’t stop laughing oh. Little children never cease to amaze me with their unpredictable funny behaviours.
By the way, with all the war we’ve been waging against the devil and his agents, I’ve been wondering why we still have these evil creatures around and tormenting us.
Very funny, the devil really has to die because Nene is not joking at all.
Thank you, ma, also for giving us the best.
Omo! The energy we use to fight the devil would have low-key yeilded much viable results if we focused on our problems and made efforts to tackle them. I don’t blame the little child it just didn’t make any sense to her as it doesn’t to me Sha. Oooopsy, don’t get it twisted o I believe in power of prayer o but heaven said it will help those who help THEMSELVES
Lol! Did heaven actually say that? I’m glad you enjoyed the story though. Cheers!
Awwnn, she’s such a child. This is how frustrated we all get when we don’t get an expected result from God, although as adults we may express ourselves in a more mature way. But do we think about how God feel when we don’t do what he expects from us?
I really enjoyed the story…
I can relate to Nene’s pain
Lol?? this piece is really funny and at the same time didactic, when saying the devil should die we must make sure that our sins must die with him and endeavor to turn a new leaf.
I will say this is a kind of comedy story portray through the protagonist Nene, a little girl of 3years old who mimic the same words that was echoed into her ear, in her mother’s church “die die”.
The story is central to the point that what you do in the presence of kids, they are likely chances of them doing it.
??, i can’t stop laughing?. She really didn’t understand what was going on. She doesn’t understand why the devil doesn’t want to die.
The point here is that, a young child grows up with this mentality and more often than not they will feel praying is a boring activity and choose not to pray. Imagine how Nene felt when the devil obviously wasn’t giving up.
Well done ma…
Lol very funny. I hope the devil dies so Nene can go home.
Lol,devil die nah so that Nene will go home.haaaha funny Sha but I have been in Nene shoes before.at a tender age when my mum took me along with her to women’s prayer at the church.
Lol,devil die nah so that Nene will go home. Ma u are a comedian wowww
Lol ???.. little Nene all she wanted is to go home and rest, so the stubborn devil must die,as everybody is praying for it, the devil is dead already.The story is so hilarious and entertaining too.
This is a very hilarious story. “Devil die already” but the devil has refused to die, lol!. Now the point is, parents should be careful of what they do in the presence of their kids. Kids tend to do what they are exposed to.
This devil should die nah so Nene can go home ?? The heart of a child is indeed pure and innocent.
this is so hilarious. I completely understand what the girl is going through. if only devil can just die. lol
Thank you for this funny story ma.
This is a very funny story. The devil should just die already.
What a hilarious story, the devil was taking too long to die and Nene patience was failing her already.
Hahaha, As funny as this story is, I saw the innocence in this child’s life.she could not take her being tired of the prayers
What a hilarious Story!! Nene must be a smart kid to have displayed that. Oh the innocence of these children!!
The poor little girl nene thinks her prayers can kill the devil, is only the almighty God that has the power to kill the devil without having to stress himself with continuously shouting die! die! die!, we only pray to protect our spirit, soul and body from his evil destruction
The story was quite funny.I honestly laughed because Nene a small girl was exposed to such prayer atmosphere of devil die die and she reaffirmed it.God answers prayers no matter how long or loud they are.I pray that God grants parents the wisdom to know what environment they expose their children to.
Funny story. That prayer was too much for her. She is very tender to understand that kind of prayer.
Hahahaha…very hilarious.She didn’t know what the fuss was all about,she just wanted to go home.We are all Nenes in different ways and different circumstances.
Praying for satan to die will not work , some people after praying will go and behave like satan they are praying for his death. We should try to keep God’s word.
Devil biko die, Nene is tired??
Devil biko die let my little girl go home nah ???
Very funny story
Devil just die na,so nene would go home
She’s indeed very smart
Hahahaha that’s an interesting story, is not only nene even me too i always get tired of such prayer like repeating the same prayer point over and over as though God have deaf ear.
“Devil die already na let me go home”…Lol!!! I couldn’t help but to laugh at what Nene said. The heart of a little child is indeed pure and innocent.
The little girl really wants to go home, this really made me laugh real good.. This devil should pls die so that the baby can go home???
Lol……the little girl is tired and the devil himself refused to die. Devil please die..it is a hilarious story
No matter what devil must die, this is funny.
I understand the little girl’s plight… The devil should at least pity her and die early enough
This really cracked me up. Poor Nene was already tired and wanted to go home but it seems the devil refused to die.
I love this story. There is a lot to learn from children.
A very funny story. Faith without work is dead. Nene was obviously tired and frustrated about the prayer. It’s funny how most people think the longer you pray, the faster your prayers are answered but it all dies down to faith
Haha, very funny!! It is not all about long prayers, but faith and trust in God
A very funny story indeed, The little girl was just too tired of die die??..
She was too little to understand that kind of prayer, devil die o??
So funny that I had to laugh out loud. I use to think it was only my little sis that behaves like that hmm truly I got it wrong ?? little Nene don’t mind the devil is dead already. ??? Children and their thinking enhhh.???
Please the devil should die before Nenye bites somebody in church. Lol.
This is hilarious! Devil die bikozienu
Hilarious ending. The lesson to be learnt here,is to work out our faith and don’t overstretch things.
Secondly, children are very sensitive creatures, and deserves our attention in all things.
Lol, very funny story. Children will indeed say and do the most ridiculous things when their needs are not met. But for real, the devil should die already.
Devil please die already, lol…this story is hilarious,e coming to the house of God with understanding, devil is dead already and has no power over a believer .
Devil please die already, lol, this story is hilarious
God surely listens to the prayers of his children.
Die die die, for how many minutes, I don’t blame Nene. I would literaly do the same if I was a child ….
I love this story is so hilarious but come to think of it why must the devil be so stubborn to die!!
I can’t stop laughing, the little girl was fed up of the “devil die”…she just wants to go home. Nene’s has nothing to do with the devil dying all she wanted was to go home and watch her cartoon. We too do same thing, when we feel tired of something we feel bored and just want to leave it for things that impresses us.
Hilarious! ??? The devil should die already o. Baby Nene wants to go home.
If only long prayers could kill the devil , i don’t think we would have heard of him. Because people have prayed and re still praying .
Funny story ???
Devil die already naww
Faith without work is dead …?
“Devil dyn na” the heart of a child so pure and innocent ,God grant us a childlike heart
Poor Nene, she wants to go home but mum is too occupied with “devil, die”. Although, I wonder how mum will react when she finds out that little Nene scribbled things on her (mum’s) book.
And you can guess what book it was!
Lol funny little Nene??
Jokes apart though, I think praying everyday that the devil should die is not the best idea because he is an immortal being. The only way to kill the devil is to flee from sin and always do the right thing but funny enough some will finish this die die die prayer in church only to go back home and live in sin.
If am to express this story in my own view, I see Nene just like every newly converted Christian and those yet to grow spiritually thinking the walk with God should be as easy as they feel it should be and challenges are not expected to come
A very funny and interesting story, I love the funny Nene. Faith without work is Dead devil u must die oooo die already
An amazing piece with a satisfying humour to it. I enjoyed every line, delving into the world of Nene I felt like a child again while it lasted.
The stubborn devil must die ooo, Nene needs to go home!! Smiles…. Nice funny piece ma’am.
This is absolutely funny. But I don’t believe that the devil will certainly die by such long prayers.we should adhere to God’s word and laws first doing his will backed up by faith.
The humour….really something.
Reminds me of those days when I was growing up. Mum would take me to prayer meetings where they wanted the devil to die, and disappear from the face of the earth. The prayers were usually lengthy and made me want to go home. I joined the bandwagon of sending the devil to grave.
Reminds me of my youngest sibling.
Children should not be overstressed and need attention.
Pls. d devil U better die so dat Nene will go hope, some times the kind of prayers we pray sometime even the devil will sit in one place and be laughing at us, suffering innocent baby in the name of praying.
*go home not hope
So funny ??,the words Nene spoke towards the ending ,she called devil stubborn ..faith and work can be seen in this story
I feel for Nene o and the devil won’t just die so her mum would take her home… Lol
Funny, captivating and short.
What a funny story ??, devil please die oo!!!
Lol. I feel that most Christian children can relate to Nene in that situation, even us, when we were little.
If only killing the devil was so easy
I guess in the mind of a child you only have to say what you want to get it.
When it comes to prayer, faith also plays a part.
This is really funny, little Nene was already tired of praying but the stubborn devil was yet to die.
Funny, the poor little Nene taught that that prayer can kill devil not knowing that it is only God that has control over his powers.
????? . This is a very funny story but it is passing a message. A lot of people want quick salvation without working for it.
chia !! what a hilarious story ???. but you can’t blame the little girl, she had nothing to keep herself busy with.
?? Devil please die already! Nene is not just smart, but hilarious as well. But she’ll be needing alot of patience having a Mom and Dad as pastors in the church ?
We really need the heart of Young children .God loves that kind of heart , with that kind of heart pure and clean the world will be a wonderful place to stay
Is the last line for me?? .I can relate though, especially when the prayer is not ending anytime soon
Wow, this is really an interesting story, but as funny as it sounds, the devil cannot die no matter how hard and lengthy we pray. Even the bible said it ” Resist the devil and he will flee from you, not die”. It took the little girl to bring that to their notice.
????this just made me feel like a child again. Poor Nene ??. The devil must die o
Lol ??? very funny ma.
Nene, you are right o, devil die already jo
This story is soooooo funny lol
It’s the devil die already for me.
Stubborn devil die already Na ??
I like the humour used in the story
Devil die already so that Nene can go home nah ?? the little girl is tired.
This story is hilarious but interesting as well. The devil should die already ?
Ohh what a funny story it really takes me back. Nene reminds me of when I was little, I was like her I would always want to go home before the service ended
Children and their funny atitude. This is really good, thank mah for this
The small girl’s comment was really funny, and enlightning, if only prayer could kill the devil he would have been long gone. The irony there is that the devil would stay on Earth until judgement day, so praying for his death is a wastes of time, we should rather pray that God grant us the grace to resist the Satan’s temptations
Lol! This is humorous!
Such a childlike attitude
Thanks ma’am! This piece is quite edutaining.
Lol ???.. little Nene all she wanted is to go home and rest, so the stubborn devil must die,as everybody is praying for it, the devil is dead already.The story is so hilarious and entertaining too.
Very interesting, little Nene want to go home all she wanted was that the devil should die fast.
The end really has an interesting comic part-stu born devil refuses to oblige the crowd and die. This story agrees with what an author once said, that the greatest undoing of the African continent is their too much dependence on religious and mysterious means in solving their problems, as against the West who are pragmatic.
???….. Such a hilarious story, Nene just did what any child of her age would have done but just as we laugh, we should not forget that children learn more from what they see us doing than what we tell them to do. In as much as the story is funny, it is also an eye opener. Nice work,ma.
The humuor is amazing. Only if the devil will just die. I commend the narrators technique
Lol!!! This reminded me of the lengthy prayer sessions my mum used to take I and my siblings to, we only get interested when it was time to share the GRACE
Nene is such a hilarious little girl
Devil should die already oo.. Lol
Poor Nene wants go home can the devil just die?
This story is really exhilarating, the devil is a stubborn being, he refuses to die, but when you still have faith in the lord, he may eventually, die.
?? Devil die na. Nene just wants to go home. if all they do in adult church is to tell devil to die then I’m sure Nene won’t step foot there again.
Interesting story as funny as it seems,Nene wasn’t wrong for displaying her childish thoughts, she actually made an honest prayer that devil should die already he is the reason mom hasn’t taken her home yet
????????, this particular piece got me laughing all through..Nene got bored and tired, and all she needed was for the devil to be killed, so that she could go home…
Very funny story. This just explained what exactly goes on in children’s minds perfectly lol.
A very hilarious story from all the prayers that were made in the church the child was able to notify the devil is a bad man.
Lol, what a story I can’t stop laughing.
This is hilarious??
Devil die already nah!!
Nene just wanted to go home? , personally I think all these lengthy, screaming and shouting while praying should be reduced
Well the innocence of the girl should be emulated
What a hilarious piece. The effectiveness of prayer is not determined by how loud and dramatic your prayer is. Christians should know that the battle they fight with the devil requires Faith and Prayers. It’s not about shouting
Pls let this devil die ??
We all have been troubled and inconvenienced by the devil and we should be so straight forward with what we want and tell him to the face that he should die.
The devil is always under our feet. The little girl just wanted to demonstrate her faith.
Honestly this story is a medicine to broken heart. Even due you are sad and read this story you must laugh.
The devil should die nah
What a pure heart saying the devil should die….If it was that easy.
Its not all about the hour we spent in prayer that guarantees the prayers being answered by God but the absolute dedication and faith that backs up the prayer
Such a pitiful funny child. I can relate to her frustration of wanting to go home but her parents are obviously still busy in the church.
This is a comedy filled story…I love it.
I’ll advise everyone to embrace a childlike heart
Lol , Nene is indeed funny . She is just a child , what do we expect from her when she doesn’t understand what is going on in the church .
I laughed like someone that has lost sanity.
This is hilarious, but it’s passing a message a cross, God we want our salvation as fast as possible.
What a very funny piece. Prayer requires Faith and not shouting to be effective. Prayer is not determined by how loud we pray but by how we pour out our heart to God
Hilarious but sadly so TRUE. Our preference at a certain time and moment considering who’s involved especially children of such ages should be put into consideration to avoid overdoing a set goal and purpose.
Lol,so funny, the devil is so stubborn,why won’t he just die?
A funny story. Poor Nene oblivious of the situation. All she wanted was the devil to die so she can go home?. Reminds me of childhood.
Sincerely the way people stress their prayers some time is quite alarming praying and believing to see result practically ……the last time I checked prayer is more like a communication with God which you can silently without putting yourself through much street and you will be answered too.
Why do I have a feeling that the book Nene scribbed on was her mom’s Bible. I just hope she wouldn’t be the one that will die at the end. Lol
Our preference at a certain time and moment considering who’s involved especially children of such ages should be put into consideration to avoid overdoing a set goal and purpose.
Devil die? Is that really possible? Very hilarious
Nice write-up. Devil will have been a dead man if his death prayer is answered
It’s actually, a funny story. Though, what’s more funny here is our belief that the devil must die for us to live a problem-free life.
hahaha! this sounds like what my little cousin would say.
Lol! I used to get tired of long prayers then, I would just sit and watch others carefully so, I won’t lock eyes with them.
A very funny story… I understand how Nene must have felt… Devil please die now
Kids thinking can never be the same as that of an Adult. They only need attention without excuses. Nene in her thinking sees the devil as a human being and ask devil to die so she could go home.
More ink to your pen ma
Devil, die already so Nene can go home. This really cracked me up. Such a great story
😂😂Baby girl should know that they are most likely returning another day to threaten the devil to die again o, so she should brace herself
Children shouldn’t be brought to adult churches.
An amazing one I love how it captures the innocence of a child..poor nene the devil doesn’t want to die..😂💔
It is good to bring what will distract a child in church if u don’t want to be distracted
And Christian should know that shouting die,die will make the devil to die
Will make the devil die? I doubt it.
I just got reminded of my pastor’s daughter back home, barely 5 years now…..a powerful prayer warrior already just like Nene 😂😂
Devil, die already so Nene will go home. This is hilarious.
Devil really need to stop being stubborn so that little Nene can go home.
Honestly, this what happens in most Christian gathering this days.
Hahaha Devil please die so that Nene can go home naw. Well I am not a fan of such prayer practices. Quiet and meaningful will always do for me. It feels like a pretence when I’m in such prayer places.
Thank you for this ma with a great touch of humor
If only Nene could shoot the devil at that moment. I had such experience once too, it felt very boring to just stand or sit and watch people seriously trying to kill a Devil that refuses to die especially with the kind of hunger I was going through there.
This is quite funny the devil should die already because daughter of zion is hungry.
Reminds me of my childhood.
Funny. The tender nature of the child’s mind, she wants to go home at the expense of any other thing.
Mummy Na our prayers method be this o. I go Mountain of Fire smiles .
This really cracked me up! This stubborn should die ooo,my baby wants to go home,hahahahah!
Haha very funny.
Devil die already na
This is so funny
But devil die already now
Please just die so there will be no more suffering.
lol so funny, I can imagine what she is feeling, devil please die, so this child can go home biko
It’s clear that Nene was struggling to keep up with the prayer session, and she needed a break and some water. Her mum’s reluctance to accommodate her requests only made the situation worse. As parents or caregivers, it’s important to be patient and understanding with children, and to make sure they are comfortable and well taken care of.
This is a hilarious and relatable story about a child’s experience in church. It’s funny how Nene goes from mimicking the other worshippers to being restless and wanting to go home. Ma you did a great job of portraying the chaotic atmosphere of a Pentecostal church service, with people shouting and thrashing about. It’s also a reminder that sometimes, children can be unpredictable and have a mind of their own.