21, GNA-Reverend Benjamin Acquaye, Head Pastor of the Hope
Temple, International Central Gospel Church, Hohoe branch, has said the
crucifixion, dead and resurrection of Jesus Christ should remain the
turning-point for Christians to re-energise for newness and piety.
He said this
can occur only through the demonstration of love towards mankind, family and
country because its pinnacle was sacrifice and submissiveness.
who was preaching the Easter Sunday homily, said the season reminded Christians
that hope must never be lost, for as dark as life’s road may seem, there was
always light at the end of the tunnel.
“As the boulder
was rolled from the tomb habouring Jesus Christ, may the old and unholy ways of
our lives be rolled for renewed life and energy towards nation building.
gave us new beginning and as Jesus rose from the dead, may mankind rise and
walk in newness,” he said.
said this newness must affect attitudes towards good sanitation and the
environment and urged religious leaders to redouble efforts towards that cause.
He said the
power of the pulpit was being under-utilised and therefore appealed to the
Church to assist the state in expressing Jesus’s love through attitudes based
on the principles of Christ lifestyles.
next to Godliness,” Rev. Acquaye said and underscored the need for all to
protect the environment and the public purse by shunning corruptible