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 CHIIYO 99

Mulindi Wantolongo Wakayiya Kasimpe

Mulindi Wantolongo Wakayiya Kasimpe

KuFilipi, kwakali umwi musimbi muzike wakali adimoni. Musimbi ooyo wakali kubelesegwa adimoni lyakusonda alimwi mbaakali kubelekela bakali kujana mali nyingi kwiinda muli nguwe. Kwamazuba miingi, wakali kutobela Pawulu aSila, nibakasika kuFilipi. Dimoni eelyo lyakapa kuti awompolole kati: “Aba bantu mbazike ba-Leza, Sijulu lyamajulu.” Kumamanino, Pawulu wakabuzya dimoni eelyo kuti: ‘Muzina lyaJesu kozwa mulinguwe!’ Mpawo dimoni lyakazwa kumisimbi ooyo.

Mbaakali kubelekela musimbi ooyo, bakanyema nibakabona kuti tabachijani mali kwiinda mulinguwe. Bakatola Pawulu aSila kubabetesi akubuzya babetesi kuti: ‘Bantu aba balikutyola mulawu akunyongania muunzi woonse!’ Babetesi bakalayilila kuti Pawulu aSila bawumwe akuti babikkwe muntolongo. Mulindi wantolongo wakababikka muntolongo yamukati yakali amudima uuyoosya alimwi wakabaangilila zisamu zibili zilemu.

Bamwi basungwa bakali kuswiilila chiindi Pawulu aSila nibakali kwiimba kabatembawula Jehova. Akati kamansiku, kwakaba muzuzumo wanyika mupati wakazungania ntolongo kuzwa aansi kusika kujulu. Milyango yantolongo yakajulika alimwi nkentani zyabasungwa zyakaangunuka. Mulindi wantolongo wakachijaana kaya kuntolongo alimwi wakajana milyango ilijulidwe. Kayeeya kuti basungwa boonse bachija, wakabweza panga kuti alijaye.

Kuchiindi nchicheecho, Pawulu wakoompolola kati: ‘Utalichisi pe! Mputuli!’ Mulindi wantolongo wakachijaana akuyoofugamina Pawulu aSila. Wakabuzya kuti: “Ino ndicitenzi kuti ndifutulwe?” Bakamubuzya kuti: ‘Iwe abamung’anda yako mweelede kusyoma muli Jesu.’ Kuzwa waawo, Pawulu aSila bakamuyiisya makani ali atala aJehova, mpawo mulindi wantolongo abamumpuli yakwe boonse bakabbabbatizigwa.

“Bayoomujata amaanza aabo, bamupenzye, bamwaabe kuzikombelo akumatolongo, bamusisya kubami akubeendelezi nkaambo kazina lyangu. Kuyooba bukamboni kulindinywe.”—Luka 21:12, 13