These spirits play a role in community affairs and ensure a link between each clan and the spirit world.Natural objects, such as rivers, mountains, trees, and the Sun (as well as forces such as wind and rain), represent the nature spirits.We see elsewhere in Scripture a similar emphasis on foundations, such as in Psalm 11:3.CMI has spoken and written extensively on the importance of the foundation of our Christian faith—the plain understanding of the creation account in Genesis being the bedrock of our theology of a Holy God, sinful man, the need for a Savior, and that Savior needing to be God Himself in the form of Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God.Although historically non-Africans have emphasized the multiple deities and ancestral spirits in African traditional religions, there are other notable features.For example, African cosmogony posits the existence of a Supreme Being who created the universe and everything in it.Expressing your emotions in a relationship isn't always easy, but it can be profoundly rewarding.
Its various indigenous spiritual systems, usually called African traditional religions, are many."The choice of spouse is one of the most significant you'll make in your life; it is more serious than choosing a house or anything," says Brian Baker, a psychiatrist at the University of Toronto."There is nothing like a good, solid marriage." Baker should know: He has spent the past decade conducting studies that look at the effect of marital strain on cardiovascular health.You even checked the foundation outside before you went in—it looked fine.Then down in the basement, you notice the foundation is cracking and crumbling. It would be a big risk unless you were willing to spend a great deal of time and money fixing the foundation, because you can see the previous owner didn’t correct the problem. Jesus Himself spoke of the dangers of a house built on an unstable foundation (Matthew -27).To this end, CMI has also pointed out how certain “evangelists for atheism” in Western culture have deliberately attacked our creation foundation, knowing that the entire “house of cards” of Christianity, or even any system of absolute ethics, collapses if the foundation is destroyed.