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05.01.2009 Regional News

Christians urged to fight for truth, freedom and justice

By GNA
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The Right Reverend Daniel Yinkah-Sarfo, the Anglican Bishop of Kumasi, has urged Christians to always fight for truth, freedom and justice to the glory of God and mankind.

He said God is always behind Christians to carry out His works to the world.

Bishop Yinkah-Sarfo was delivering a sermon on the first Sunday of the New Year at a mass at the Saint Michael and All Angels Anglican Church at Asante Mampong on Sunday, which was attended by over hundreds of worshippers.

He said God has good things for the nation Ghana and that the important thing was for all to unite, do away with ethnic sentiments and disrespect for people.

Bishop Yinkah-Sarfo said faith is a way to reach the future and urged Christians to have faith in God.

He asked them to thank God for taking the nation through a peaceful Parliamentary and Presidential elections.

“In all things, God is holding his people and as he said he will be with us to the end of the world,” he added.

The Rt. Rev. Yinkah-Sarfo told the congregation to place the election behind them and instead remember that God would do new things for his people.

“If we continue to dwell in the past, it'll be disastrous for us, as a Christian you must have an objective in life and work towards that and God will be with you,” he stressed.

The Rev. Canon Francis Dwira, acting Archdeacon of the Mampong Archdeaconry who, prayed for the nation, the government and the people of Ghana to eschew bitterness and vindictiveness.

The congregation also prayed for the growth, spiritual and physical development for the nation.

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