The Ga Presbytery Chairperson, Rev. Victor Okoe Abbey has admonished Christians study the of the Word of God and be prayerful in order to know and do God’s will for their lives in this year.
He explained that it is not enough for members to own a Bible but that, members are to study the Bible very well so that they are not tossed away by “people who pick a verse in the Bible and build a whole doctrine around it to sway believers”.
Rev. Abbey was speaking at the National Golden Jubilee Convention of the Bible Study and Prayer Group held in Legon.
He charged the leadership of the BSPG to continue spearheading the study of the Bible in the PCG so that members’ life would be transformed for Christ.
The Chairperson charged the group to live to its name and be persistent in prayer since “we are not fighting against flesh and blood”, encouraging members to continue in the ministry of intercession for the Nation and the Church even as the election of a new Moderator of PCG (in August 2016 and a President and Parliamentarians for Ghana in November, 2016.
Rev. Victor Okoe Abbey finally admonished all members and the leadership of the Church at Local, District and Presbytery levels to go to the Lord for a fresh anointing for His service in 2016 and yield to the Spirit’s leading in order to excel in ministry.
The Bible Study and Prayer Group (BSPG) was founded in 1966 and celebrated its Golden Jubilee Celebration this year at a mega conference held in UG, from 8th to 10th January, 2016.
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The General Secretary of the Christian Council Ghana, Rev. Dr. OpuniFrimpong, also on his part charged Christians to be more zealous in evangelism and extend their mandate to the rural communities. He said that Christianity in Ghana is threatened by other religions especially Islam and that Ghana is the only country in West Africa that has more committed Christians.
He admonished Christians in Ghana not to rest on their oars but that they should fulfil the Great Commission and evangelize to all, especially in the rural areas. He however lamented that despite the spread of Christianity in Ghana, social vices and immoral practices continue to increase in our society and urged Christians to be the light of the world as Christ has made them.
He also cautioned Christians against listening to prophets who predict which of the presidential candidates would win the November 2016 elections. He stressed that elections is Biblical and that Christians should go through the polls by casting their votes for candidates who they are convinced will be given the nod to govern the country.
He also charged the gathering to pray for a successful election for the new Moderator at the August 2016 General Assembly and for a successful Presidential and Parliamentary elections in November, 2016