Pastor Oritsejafor urges Christians to imbibe the teaching of Jesus – He urged Nigerians to remain united in the face of current challenges – He said good will eventually prevail against evil The president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor has urged all Nigerians to shun division and violence and embrace unity. Daily Post reports that in a statement issued on Friday, March 25 in Abuja, Oritsejafor said the focus of Good Friday which is sacrifice, love and humility must be felt throughout the country.
“This is a time when Christians in parts of the country are plagued by insurgency; I call for steadfastness and unwavering faith in God, the maker of all things. “This should be the watch word for all Christians in this season of sacrifice and forgiveness. “As greed, hatred and wickedness continue to dominate the affairs of some in our midst, goodwill ultimately prevails over evil.” He said these values can be displayed through giving alms, helping the needy and carrying out other works of mercy in the society. “Evil will not have the last word, but love, mercy and pardon will. He urged all Christians to demonstrate the virtues and lessons of the celebration.
“As we join other faithful across the world to commemorate the crucifixion of our Lord Jesus Christ on Good Friday, I enjoin all Christians to reflect on the lessons of the solemn celebration. “So, as you reflect on this solemn celebration, may we all be reminded of God’s plan for mankind which was fulfilled by Christ against all odds especially as it affects their lives.”