Reconcile with Jesus, make holiness a lifestyle, Okowa tells politicians, says partnership with Church relevant to peace building


Since everyone would be judged by God based on how they lived their lives on earth, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has urged politicians to be reconciled with Jesus and make holiness
a lifestyle.

The Governor who spoke today, Sunday, December 16, 2018, in Ughelli at the dedication of the Ughelli at the dedication of the Ughelli Glory Cathedral of Saint Lazarus Christ Church, said the admonition to receive Jesus as their Lord and saviour was necessary if they must be with the Lord in eternity.

Okowa also called said that partnership with the church and other stakeholders was relevant in the peace building process, pointing out that Delta State had enjoyed peace since the inception of his administration because of the prevailing prayers of the church and deliberate efforts of traditional rulers in their domains.

He admonished politicians to always give for the propagation of the gospel of Christ and the development of the church, pointing out that they must give with a sincere heart to enable them to attract more blessings from God.

While congratulating the spiritual head of the Saint Lazarus Christ Church, Ughelli, on the successful completion of the church auditorium, Governor Okowa promised to partner with him in the propagation of the gospel.

In a sermon, the South-South Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN, Bishop God-Dowell Avwomakpa said Christians should impact on the lives of people around them, especially in the church.

Bishop Awomakpa said just like the Centurion in the scriptures who exhibited an unusual kind of faith which led to the instant healing of his servant, Christians should build their faith in God to secure their future.

In his remark the General Overseer and Spiritual Head of Saint Lazarus Christ Church, the Most Reverend Jonathan Arhavwarien thanked Governor Okowa for his support to the church and promised to always pray for his victory in next year’s election.

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