With few days to Christmas, christians have been advised to be prudent and celebrate the occasion within their resources.
The Minister in charge of First Baptist Church, Gwagwalada Abuja, Reverend Deji Oyelami gave the advise during the Annual Christmas Carol of the Church.
He said with the current economic situation of the country, common sense should be applied in celebrating any occasion.
Reverend Oyelami specifically enjoined christian women not to put their husbands under pressure because of the Christmas celebration.
“I will like to enjoin christian women to be prudent and manage every available resources provided by their husbands in other to have a stress free Christmas celebration” Reverend Oyelami stated.
According to him, the essence of Christmas is to reflect on the love of Christ who gave up His crown of glory and comfort to save humanity.
“Christians need to prepare for Christmas by drawing nearer to God through personal moment of reflection on what God did for us by giving us His only begotten son to save us from all our sins” He explained.
While admonishing christians not to lose hope in Nigeria, Reverend Oyelami expressed optimism that with Continuous prayers, Nigeria would soon overcome its challenges.
“We don’t need to lose hope because the birth of Jesus Christ brings hope for the hopeless therefore there’s hope for us in whatever situation we found ourselves because Jesus came to give hope to the hopeless” the Clergyman emphasized.
Reverend Oyelami stressed the need for all political office holders to be committed to the yearnings of Nigerians by fulfilling their electioneering campaign promises to the people.
Edited By Grace Namiji
Written by: Kevin Nwabueze
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