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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...

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...

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 Lord that heals (Jehovah Rapha): Meditation for sexagesima Sunday

Sexagesima literally means “sixtieth day,” though it only falls 56 days before Easter. It is the second Sunday before the start of Lent, and thus, the eighth Sunday before Easter. The Collect for the day indicates certain points about divine healing, namely: • Jesus healed the sick and restored them to wholeness of life. • The world...

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 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...

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...

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...

Our Role In Salvation – Easter In Perspectives || By Princewill Ireoba

The counting down to Easter, in the Church’s calendar, starts today which is known as Septuagesima Sunday. Septuagesima literally means “seventieth” and is used to refer to seventieth day before Easter. This is not actually exact as Easter is only sixty three days from today. But Septuagesima alerts us of the approach of Easter,...

Call To Repentance: Meditation For Quinquagesima Sunday ||By Princewill Ireoba

Quinquagesima Sunday is the last of the 3 “Gesima” Sundays. The name is derived from Latin quinquagesimus (fiftieth day) and refers to the fifty days before Easter Day. Quinquagesima is the last Sunday before Lent which begins on Wednesday of the week, known as Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday is so called because of the practice...

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