by crossriverwatch admin
The Paramount Ruler of Bakassi, His Royal Majesty Etinyin Etim Edet, has appealed to churches in the country to merge like banks have done in their pursuit of spreading the gospel.
The monarch made the appeal on Independence Day in Calabar at the unveiling of the 2013 Independence edition of the Rhapsody of Realities by the Christ Embassy’s Satellite Church in Calabar.
In his remark, His Royal Majesty Etinyin Etim Edet who doubles as the Chairman, Cross River State Council of Traditional Rulers noted that “The world is in darkness with Nigeria included, the church must arise and save souls because we are in a time that we really need the mercy of God. Everybody in the society belongs to a church but the rate of illegalities in recent times call for questioning. We say the society is corrupt but it is you and me that make the society. How can we grow when everyone is trying to be an island?
“We can only drive our nation to where we want only through togetherness in our pursuit, it is on that note that I call on all the churches to merge like banks in their means of spreading the gospel.”
Also speaking at the occasion, the Chief Judge of Cross River State, Justice Okoi Itam commended the members of the church for their relentless effort in making Rhapsody of Realities available always describing the daily devotional as a house hold material.
“I laud your zest for humanity through Rhapsody of Reality because it is a family book, I have read it and the content truly is thick.”
The Chief Judge who was represented by Chief Emmanuel Ekokan, his Senior Legal Assistant testified to the efficacy of the devotional and prayed for its sustenance.
Earlier, the South-South Zone 3 head Pastor of Christ Embassy, Rev. Marcel Obode explained that “The idea of Rhapsody of Realities was initiated in 2007 by our President and guide, Rev. Chris Oyakhilome with the rationale of making humans more patriotic, positive minded, understand the ideals of our Heavenly Father in our daily lives and make us think of what we can do for our nation, not the reverse.”
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