Remember The Ultimate Sacrifice, Olowa Charges Christians at Easter
As Christians all over the world celebrate Easter, the Olowa and Paramount Ruler of Igbara-Oke Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede, has charged them to remember the ultimate sacrifice of Jesus Christ for the mankind in His death and resurrection.
In his Easter message, issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Ayodeji Owolabi, the monarch said, this sacrifice has brought redemption to our souls.
He said this season should serve as a reminder to all for the selflessness, love, sacrifice and tolerance of Jesus Christ.
He said, “this is a time to reflect and rejoice as we celebrate the resurrection of our saviour, Jesus Christ, who died so that we might live”.
He also urged Christians to emulate Jesus Christ, and see this season as a channel of hope.
Oba Agbede said this sacrifice ultimately brings total liberation and victory for humanity, and stressed the need for Christians all over the world to reflect on their individual covenant with God during the Lenten period .
He also urged them to forgive one another as Almighty God forgave everyone through the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.
As the nation is currently facing diverse challenges, he enjoined Nigerians to remain steadfast and hopeful of a better nation.
He appealed to Christians to continue to pray for the Sunshine State and Nigeria at large.
“There is the need for for every citizen to collectively imbibe the spirit of love, unity and tolerance, which are values towards promoting and strengthening the foundation of love, peace and harmony”, the monarch stressed