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Geoffrey Okorafor
Posted: Oct 18, 2016 at 5:49 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

An Anglican Bishop Rev. Geoffrey Okorafor, has counseled Christians who profess the name of Christ to depart from iniquities even as he urged
them to eschew idol worship and to depart flee from the desecration of the sacredness and supremacy of God.

The Bishop who is in-charge of the Diocese of Egbu, Rt. gave the advice during a Eucharistic Service at St. Stephen’s Church, Egbelubi, Okpala in Ngor Okpala LGA,Imo State. He decried the involvement of Christians in fetish acts including visit to deities. The Bishop enjoined faithful to always rely on the Lord, a covenant and promise keeping God, citing the case of Rehab, the harlot woman in the book of Joshua 6:22-25,who was saved along with all her kindred, as sworn to, after she safeguarded the lives of the spies sent in to Jericho.

“Though a harlot, God using Joshua honoured the vow sworn by his men and she was not only saved from her adulterous life but received salvation.”

Christians, he assured would ever receive every promise of God, as His covenant were sacrosanct.

The prelate regretted that youths in some communities abhor visiting home for fear of having their lives being destroyed and cut short
mysteriously by those wicked and evil doers in these areas. He notated that the absence of these inspiring young ones was affecting the development of their various communities and urged the congregation to re-examine themselves to identify their area of involvement in any of these atrocities and restrain themselves, before the wrath of God falls on them.

The Bishop observed that the bane of the Nigerian State was the lost of moral values and societal ethic, including injustice.

On the happenings in the land the Bishop assured Christians that no matter the heartbreaking situations prevailing world over, God is capable of pulling them through adding that Christians have every reason to offer thanksgiving and praises to God.

As for the present leadership, he said they were not helping matters even with their change mantra as the citizenry were more impoverished than they were before the coming on stage of President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC led government, he stressed.