By Isaac Asirifi/Eshun Clement, GNA
April. 21, GNA - Many churches in
the Cape Coast Metropolis on Sunday held church services to remember and
celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ after His crucifixion.
Most of the
churches were filled to capacity with members clad in white for the occasion,
signifying Christ's victory over death.
also climaxed their crusades and conventions with special healing services and
At the ST.
Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Cape Coast, Rev. Amanamah Kobina Assuah, the
District minister who spoke on 'Christ’s Victory Over Death' said the Christ’s
victory over death brings about change.
readings were from Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24, 1 Corinthians 15:19-26, Luke 1-12.
He noted that
an empty tomb symbolized a new beginning in the life of every Christian and
urged them to do away with the past negative behaviours that displeased God.
Rev Assuah said
a ‘true witness to the victory today' was for Christians to let the activities
and teachings of the passion week through to the resurrection of Christ reflect
in their daily activities and duties.
He said as true
witnesses to Christ's victory, it was imperative for all Christians to emulate
the good examples of Christ, be honest, truthful loving and caring and proclaim
the gospel of the Lord.
He said, just
like the early Christians, today's Christians should be courageous and have the
concern for the word and teachings of the church as well as bear true witnesses
to the resurrection of Jesus.
Rev David Kojo
Ahiadze, the Senior Pastor for ZOE OUTREACH EMBASSY, also noted that the
resurrection of Christ gives Christians hope and empowers them to live
He urged all to
endeavour to know Christ well by praying, reading the Bible and worshipping Him
always in order to have a good relationship with Him.
He warned those
who were living sinful lives to repent and give their lives to Christ or 'die
an eternal death”.
therefore urged the leaders of churches and also the nation to address issues
with a very high sense of maturity and discipline in order to leave a good
example for the younger generation.
Victor Reginald Atta-Baffoe, the fourth Diocesan Bishop of the Christ Church
Anglican Diocese urged Christians across the nation to endeavour to love one
another as Christ did.
He urged them
to let Christ’s victory reflect on their lives and make amends where they had