By James Amoh Jnr, GNA
(Tema), April 21, GNA - Reverend Father Roland Kpoanu, the Parish Priest of the
Christ the King Anglican Church, has called on Christians to let the death and
resurrection of Christ stir in them renewed optimism and transformation.
He said Christ,
by his resurrection has brought Christians new hope for the future and through
them to the furthest reaches of the world to transform the willing and able
Priest was delivering the homily to commemorate the resurrection of Christ at
the Christ the King Anglican Church in Sakumono, Tema, on Sunday.
many of whom were clad in white apparels and waving their white handkerchiefs intermittently,
declared, "Christ is risen, he is risen indeed!" to signify the
resurrection of Christ.
expressed confidence that physical death could no longer grip them with fear,
but that with a deeper conviction, through the power of Christ, goodness and
grace would indeed ultimately win definitive victory over fear and evil.
Christians must not only pray for the healing of relationships, but work
fearlessly as a people for the restoration of hope and good relationships with
one another and within the wider society.
that through the power of Jesus, his blood and the power of Christ's
resurrection, Christians ought to bring hope and purpose into their lives and
the lives of others.
King, he proclaimed, was risen and the faith of Christians in Him should be
unwavering, saying, "Christ is the propitiation of our sins and he has
assured us of his salvation so our faith must lead us to purge ourselves of
sins and be repentant".
speaking at an ecumenical service held on Good Friday by the Sakumono Council
of Churches, the Reverend Emmanuel Obeng Ntow, District Minister, Hope
Congregation of the Presbyterian Church, noted that through the blood of
Christ, Christians had been redeemed and are further assured of the fulness of