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It’s Easter Day – Christ is Risen: He is Risen Indeed || By Ireoba

The Paschal Greeting It is an Easter custom among most church traditions of the world to greet one another in a new way during Easter. Instead of the usual greetings, one is to greet another Christian with “Christ is Risen!” and he responds, “He is Risen indeed!”(cf Matt. 27:64; 28:6–7, Mark 16:6, Luke 24:6, 34)....

The reign of God: The role of the watchmen (Isaiah 52:8)

God’s expectation for this convocation is that we all receive a fresh commission with a renewed mandate to carry on the work of the Kingdom. The text is a confirmation that God is about to do a new thing in our church and nation, even though it seems as though there’s nothing good about...

Lent 5: The timelessness of God’s word

“Forever, O Lord, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens.” (Psalm 119:89, ESV) The Word of God is eternal in Its effect and impact. It is not subject to changing circumstances or the fickleness of human nature. God is not a rash speaker, and therefore His Word cannot go unfulfilled. The fact of the...

The Palm Sunday

The Palm Sunday is the Sunday, when Christian worshippers carry palm fronds in processions and jubilations in commemoration of the triumphal entry of Jesus to Jerusalem in which he was hailed with people carrying palm branches. According to Matthean account of the event (Matt. 21:1-11), the disciples of Jesus, after obtaining a donkey and...

The Difference Between Mothering Sunday and Other Women’s Day Celebrations – Mrs Ndukuba

The Mothering Sunday is a celebration of the Anglican Church from the early Church. It was originally a day to honour and give thanks to the Virgin Mary, also known as “Mother Mary”, for her agony as recorded in Luke 2:35. The Celebrations required people to visit their mother Church – the main Church...

Babatunji heads Church’s Liturgy, spirituality committee

By Princewill Ireoba • Lauds Ndukuba The Liturgy and Spirituality Committee of the Church of Nigeria held its yearly workshop and seminar for the Writers, Editors and Consultants of the Church of Nigeria Publications at the Ibru Ecumenical Centre, Agbarha-otor between March 8 and 11, 2021. Welcoming participants, the new Chairman of the Liturgy and Spirituality Committee and...

Studying and meditating on God’s word: Lenten meditation – Part 3

By Emmanuel Egbunu If there is one way to get the most from the Bible, it is through study and meditation. Studying the Word means taking the time to explore the shades of meanings associated with the passage of study. For sure, the Holy Spirit is the great Teacher, who unveils the meaning of the Word...

Ekpenisi proffers servant-leadership as solution to church, national challenges

By Archdeacon Jonathan Adudu The Diocesan Bishop of Ika, His Lordship, Rt. Rev. Godfrey Ekpenisi, organised a three-day Retreat for his clergy and Catechists numbering over 110 at Ibru Int’l Ecumenical Centre, Agbarha-otor in Delta State from March 1 to 3. Addressing the clerics at the event themed, “Servant Leadership” and taken from Matt. 20:20-28; Jn...

Lent 1: Delighting in God’s word

“…his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. “ (Psalm 1:1-2) We come to Lent again – that season of stock taking, quiet reflection, and rededication of our lives to God. What a great opportunity it is to bring ourselves deliberately under God’s searchlight, with...

Ensure full compliance with COVID-19 protocols, Bishop Obi urges members

The Bishop of the Diocese of Nnewi (Anglican Communion), Rt. Rev. Ndubuisi Obi, has urged his Diocese members to prayerfully and earnestly comply with the federal and state governments’ directives on COVID-19 protocols by wearing facemask at every gathering, especially during church services. Speaking through his Clerical Assistant, Venerable Dr. Nelson Ifeanyichukwu Iluno, the Bishop...

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