By Iddi Yire, GNA
Accra, Apr 21,
GNA - Reverend Jonas Comos Kwami Kumah Tengey, the Greater Accra Regional
Pastor of the Great Commission Church International (GCCI) has challenged
Christians to stand firm in their faith and not to be ashamed of the gospel of
the Bible, Rev Tengey said: "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ:
for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth; to the
Jew first, and also to the Greek."
He said the
gospel, which means good news refers to the crucifixion, burial and
resurrection of Jesus Christ for the Salvation of mankind.
He noted that
the gospel had the power to transform people's lives and society.
Rev Tengey said
this over the weekend in his homily at the GCCI Tema District Easter Convention
on the theme "Imitating Christ Jesus".
Easter Convention, is being attended by congregants from seven branches of GCCI
Tema District: Tema Main, Tema Newtown, Grace Temple, Maranatha Assembly, Mount
Zion Temple, City of Refuge and Prampram Assembly.
urged Christians to use their spiritual gifts and talents for the common good
of the Church.
He said no
matter how powerful a Christian might be, he must have self-denial for the
shake of Jesus Christ.
He said without
love, the Christian's spiritual gifts and talents were in vain.
Speaking on the
topic "The Gospel of Jesus Christ: The Only Hope of the World", the
Regional Pastor noted that the crufixition, burial and resurrection of Jesus
Christ saves mankind from the power of sin and gives them the right standing
the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ, there is no
salvation," Rev Tengey stated.
He said there
was no power anywhere in this world for people who want to live perfect lives,
except through the gospel of Jesus Christ.