Monday December 22nd, 2014
Monday December 22nd, 2014
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Yuletide: What’s the significance of Boxing Day?

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IT’S barely 96 hours to Christmas, the annual controversial festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed generally on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it closes the Advent season and initiates the 12 days of Christmastide, which ends after the twelfth night.

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Adeboye’s visit to Vanguard: Thrills, fun of the traffic snarl

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*Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, General Overseer, RCCG on his knees praying during end-of-the-year thanksgiving service at Vanguard premises, Apapa.
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‘What is the essence of the Vanguard report of Tuesday, December 16, 2014 which assured of free-flow of traffic on Oshodi/Apapa expressway today?” Alhaji Aborishade Akeem soliloquised last Thursday.

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Karis Award: Orji, Irukwu hail Okotie on Chibok girls

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ABIA State governor, Chief Theodore Orji and renowned legal luminary, educationist, author and former president of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Prof. Jo Ogbonnaya Irukwu last Sunday congratulated Rev. Chris Okotie and members of the Household of God Ministries for G.R.A.C.E. 2014 describing the programme as a brilliant concept.

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Ikuforiji enjoins Christians to pray for betterment of Lagos

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Lagos Speaker, Ikuforiji

Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji, during the annual thanksgiving service of the House, enjoined Lagosians, especially Christians to continue praying for the betterment of the state, reports EBUN SESSOU.

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It’s time for God to work, says Muoka

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Dousing the palpable anxiety that has enveloped the Nigerian political horizon, the General Overseer of The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Ministries, Pastor Lazarus Muoka has assured Nigerians that God is set to work for the righteous.

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RCCG donates equipment to Gbagada General Hospital

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FEW days after the Lord’s Chapel, an area under the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Lagos Province 23, donated a street light to the Gbadaga community, the Province has donated a series of life-saving medical equipment to the neighboring General Hospital, Lagos as part of the church corporate social responsibility.

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Stop badmouthing President Jonathan, Cleric cautions politicians

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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan (R) and Nigerian Vice President Namadi Sambo greet supporters at a ceremony in Abuja on November 11, 2014. Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on November 11 declared his bid for re-election, vowing to finally defeat Boko Haram whose rise in strength during his first term has threatened the country's sovereignty. The 56-year-old made the announcement to tens of thousands of supporters in the red, white and green of his ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at a carefully orchestrated ceremony including patriotic music, dancing, prayers and speeches. AFP PHOTO

PRESIDING Bishop of Zion City Revival Ministries with headquarters in Lekki, Lagos, Bishop Mike Johncleanton, has cautioned Nigerians especially politicians, to desist from making derogatory remarks about President Goodluck Jonathan.

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Presbyterian Church remembers Mary Slessor

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A cross section of worshippers at the closing service of Kingdom Life Conference.

IT is almost a century since she Mary Mitchell Slessor (2 December 1848-13 January 1915), a Scottish missionary to Nigeria died but her work and strong personality allowed her to be trusted and accepted by the locals while spreading Christianity, protecting native children and promoting women’s for the abolition of killing of twins and other social work she did during the 38 years she worked and lived around Efik, Ibibio and some Igbo communities.

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You shall not be ashamed

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God does not want His people to be ashamed. In the name of Jesus, you shall not be ashamed. To be ashamed means to be disgraced, defeated, humiliated, frustrated and embarrassed. It also means to be ridiculed, to come short of glory and honor.

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All roads lead to Redemption Camp

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THE star attraction of the 17th annual Holy Ghost Congress of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, which will be attended by millions of persons from across the globe holds today. It is known as the Holy Ghost Service, where the Great Shepherd, is expected to meet with His sheep and take them to the miraculous in readiness for a positive 2015.

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G.O extols virtues of the great restorer

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GENERAL Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, on the third day of the ongoing Holy Ghost Congress, extolled the virtues of the Great Restorer.

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Adeboye is a man of integrity, says Otabil

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EARLIER in his sermon, titled; ‘I can do all things’, Dr. Mensa Otabil, a Ghanaian theologian, philanthropist, motivational speaker, entrepreneur and founder of International Central Gospel Church in Accra, Ghana described Pastor Adeboye as a man of integrity in these days when integrity is in short supply.

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21 reasons why you must be healed — Adeboye

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AFTER the talk by Pastor Stephen Rathod, there were several moments of greetings by foreign delegates which were preceded by musical interludes by the Northern Region Choir and the South African gospel group, Vinesong led by Rev. John Watson, the RCCG Mass Choir, and prayer sessions by immediate past Vice President of PFN, Rev. (Mrs.) Mercy Ezekiel and one of the assistant general overseers, Pastor D.A. Ilori.

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What Pa Akindayomi told me, by Pastor Rathod

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Worshippers praising God during the Praise and Worship on the 2nd day of the RCCG 2014 Holy Ghost Congress

UNITED States-based Indian preacher and senior pastor of Covenant Family Church, Pastor Stephen Rathod, was born in India and graduated from high school at the age of 16 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat India. He entered Gujarat University in 1966 and graduated in 1970, with a B.Sc in Chemistry. Four years after, he received his Masters degree in Organic Chemistry from the same university.

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Adeboye welcomes all to HGC 2014

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Colour parade by the children during the welcome service at the 62nd Annual Convention of RCCG.

THE annual Holy Ghost Congress of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, starts tomorrow and runs till Saturday with different events slated for morning, afternoon and evening sessions. The event began in 1998.

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Christian group advocates abolition of death penalty

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THE Comunita d Sant’Egidio, Nigeria and the European has advocated the abolition of death penalty, lynching and extra-judicial killings in the country, arguing that capital punishment violates the right to life which happens to be the most basic of all human rights.

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Vanguard intensifies preparation to welcome Pastor Adeboye

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MANAGEMENT and staff of Vanguard Media Limited, publishers of Vanguard Newspapers have intensified prayers in anticipation of the visit of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye to the c ompany for this year’s end-of-year praise and thanksgiving service of the Vanguard Media Christian Fellowship.

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Lagos Guber: CAN denies endorsing any aspirant

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LAGOS State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has denied reports that it has adopted Dr. Leke Pitan as its candidate for the 2015 governorship election in the state.

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Give God high praise

  /   in The Voice of Christ Reality 6:45 pm   /   Comments

Every situation in your life will bow down to praise. Praise brings God into any situation. The bible says that God inhabits the praises of His people. The moment God inhabits any situation He manifest His presence and sovereignty. Thus the contrary situation will give way for glory to be made manifested.

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2015 polls not do-or-die affairs, says Odedeji

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ANGLICAN Bishop of Lagos West, Rt. Rev. James Olusola Odedeji has urged Nigerian politicians who are currently jostling for advantage in preparation for next year’s election, not to see the crucial 2015 election as a do-or-die affair.

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A woman shouldn’t be a sex object—Bola Odeleke

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BISHOP Bolanle Odeleke, 64, founder of Power Pentecostal Mission, (Agbara Olorun Kii Bati) who lost her husband in a motor accident in 1990 is celebrating 40 years on the pulpit. In this interview with OLAYINKA LATONA, Odeleke who had three boutiques before the call of God, recalls the hurdles she encountered within 40 years of ministerial voyage including her marital challenges and others

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N50,000 largesse for 40 northern delegates

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Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor  and wife doing the Swange dance after the decoration.

FOUR days after he doled out N50,000 each to 30 physically challenged members of the society, National President of CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor gave out N50,000 each to 40 brethren out of the 1,147 delegates from different parts of the country including the persecuted Christians of northern Nigeria.

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Ufford tasks Nigerians on genuine repentance

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Founder of Insight Christian Center, Rev. Prince Ufford has urged Nigerians to turn their minds to Christ Jesus for the peace, progress and prosperity of the country in 2015 and beyond.

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I am not super human, says Pastor Adeboye

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CONTRARY to popular opinion that influential ministers of God are superhuman and immune from challenges which mere mortals face, the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye recently shocked members when he declared that he was susceptible to fear, including other human weaknesses.

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Elect God-fearing people, group urges Nigerians

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Voters going through the voters list at Ward 5 unit 1 Ijebu, Owo. Photo: Dare Fasube

THE Fellowship of Christian Students,FCS, has urged Nigerians to shun money bags and elect God-fearing politicians in the forthcoming general elections.

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BOSUN EMMANUEL AUDIO CD: Voice of Christian Martyrs replies Lai Mohammed

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A non-profit and interdenominational organization, Voice of the Christian Martyrs Nigeria has taken a swipe at comments credited to the All Progressives Congress, APC, Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohamm-ed over an audio CD by one Pastor Bosun Emmanuel to a Christian community, saying the APC reaction was mislead-ing, unfair and undemocratic.

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Synagogue: Fenwa wants govt to take stand

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By Bose Adelaja Following the declaration by the Lagos State government that the collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, building had no approval, General Overseer of Holy Ghost Christian Centre, Amos Fenwa, has frowned at the development calling on appropriate authorities to take a stand on the issue after thorough investigations. The cleric who

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Adeboye urges teachers to instil Godly virtues in students

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By Olayinka Latona General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye yesterday urged Nigerian teachers at all levels to instil Godly virtues in their students in line with biblical principles. Adeboye made the charge during a special prayer programme organised for students, teachers and fami-lies at the church’s national

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The reality of thanksgiving

  /   in The Voice of Christ Reality 6:39 pm   /   Comments

One of the keys that will propel your rising is the key of persistent thanksgiving. Thank God that the devil could not stop you despite all he threw at you. For some it was hardship, sickness, loss of job, loss of fortune, death of member of the family, discouragement. For others, it was pain, sorrow, barrenness, unprogressiveness, miscarriages, etc. In the midst of it all, God is still God. There can be no other God like Jehovah that reigneth from eternity to eternity.

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Oritsejafor not as close to Jonathan as many people think – Helen, wife

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Another Jubilee Word Festival is around the corner. What shape will this year’s event look like?

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2015: Osu urges Nigerians to resist tyrants

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Voters going through the voters list at Ward 5 unit 1 Ijebu, Owo. Photo: Dare Fasube

AHEAD of the 2015 general elections, the parish priest of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Northern Foreshore Estate, Lekki, Lagos, Rev. Monsignor Gabriel Osu has urged Nigerians to resist all forms of tyranny and dictatorship currently manifesting in the polity.

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Assemblies of God ‘war’ gets messier

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The battle for the soul of Assemblies of God Church Nigeria got messier at the weekend with the ex-communication of the embattled former General Superintendent, Rev. Paul Emeka, reports SAM EYOBOKA.

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