From Julius B. Kezi, Kafanchan
The people of Southern Kaduna have been assured of a rebirth in their area, as God has taken over the security, peace and development challenges they were facing, the Visioner/President of the Throne Room (Trust) Ministry, Apostle Emmanuel Nuhu Kure has said.
He stated this in Kafanchan at the end of a one week prayer and fasting for Southern Kaduna, Kaduna state and Nigeria on Saturday.
Apostle Kure said the emerging spade of terrorism, leading to colossal loss of lives and property in Southern Kaduna require divine intervention from God.
He said all patriots should embarked on fervent prayers and fasting for God to provide solution to the escalating killings.
Reading from the Holy Bible, Psalm 24 and Deuteronomy 29, Apostle Kure said people should ask God’s forgiveness of sins, mercy and grace to stand in the gap for the nation, especially in hard times such as the ones being experienced.
Speaking on the security, peace, political and economic challenges facing the nation, particularly the siege by terrorists on Southern Kaduna since April 2016, Apostle Kure said, “He/she that hideth his/her sins, shall not prosper, as evil spirits are using some people to invade the land”.
In a sermon, Bishop Marcus Dogo of the Anglican Diocese of Kafanchan, haven read Ephesians 1:15-13, 2:7- to the end, also made reference to the Book of Judges.
The Bishop speak on repentance from sins, saying “peace is not spoken words only, but much more; we should work out in deeds, for actualization, for well-being and development of society.”
Bishop Dogo said those who do not forgive offenders are agents of the devil adding that people need to fight and defeat idolatry, immorality, drunkenness and poverty, to pave way for development.
According to him, the Church needs mercy, wisdom, revelation and deep knowledge of God, with deliberate steps in Sunday school teaching of children, church and world history to enable, them survive and prosper now and in the future.
Prayers were offered on repentance against sins, insurgencies, poverty, idolatry, immorality, drunkenness and laziness. There were also prayers for God’s intervention on the nation’s peace, social and economic challenges, especially in southern Kaduna and Kaduna state.
The event was attended by Clergymen, the Senator Representing Kaduna South Senatorial District, Danjuma La’ah, traditional rulers, District Heads, Members from SOKAPU, Community Development Associations, Civil Society Groups, Lawyers and politicians across all parties, within and outside Kaduna state.