•The grace Christians enjoy today came from obedience – King of Zion
A Christian cleric, Rev. Dr Princewill Epistle I. O. Jemine has called on Christians to eschew rancour and embrace unity in total obedience to God’s commandment as that is the easy way to receiving blessings from God.
He made this known during the Ama-Ebimo Zion Kunukunuma Church 39th Foundational Anniversary Service which took place on Sunday 19th November, 2017 at the church premises in Kunukunuma Town, Gbaramatu Kingdom of Delta State.
Speaking on the topic; ‘He Departed’, which doubles as the theme of the anniversary celebration, Dr Epistle Jemine enjoined all Christians to show love and be obedient to the commandments of God as that is what will guarantee them blessings from the Almighty God.
Rev. Dr Princewill Epistle I. O. Jemine, who is also known as King of Zion, while giving his reflection dwelt on Genesis 12 verse 4, and 1st John 4 verse 20 all taken from the Holy Bible.
In his words, “Abraham was obedient to God and the grace you are enjoying today came from someone who was faithful and obedient. Had it been Abraham was disobedient, God would not have blessed him”.
He further pointed out that as God’s children, we need not to fight among ourselves as that is not what we were taught and expected of us.
Going down memory lane during the service, Apostle Matthias Zion Amaye chronicled the history of the church to all present at the anniversary service.
According to him, The Ama-Ebimo Zion Kunukunuma church was founded on November 18, 1978, by Pa. D. C. Ebimiensinde who was called by God to abandon idol worshipping for the propagation of the Word of God.
Going forward, Pa. Ebimiensinde returned and met with Pa. Amaye Bebenimibo with whom he concluded was the one qualified to oversee the church and after his demise in 2004, he added, the leadership mantle was handed over to him.
The anniversary ceremony was rounded up with a party in the evening where worshippers and other guests witnessed the cutting of the anniversary cake by the King of Zion and the presiding leader of the church, Apostle Matthias.
Present at this colourful anniversary celebration were the worshippers and guests which includes but not limited to; Snr. Boan. (Dr.) PRT. Goddy Omoko JP; Snr. Boan.. (Dr.) Ogelegbanwei JP; Snr. Boan. PRT Foloki; Snr. Boan. (Dr.) V. Brisibe; Snr. Boan. John Jemine; Snr. Boan. Asia Bebenimibo;
Also present was Snr. Boan. R obert Tonfawei; Boan. Clever Godspower; Boan. Roland Ojogun; Boan. Daniel Gemuge, Apostle Simeon Bebenimibo, Chief Samuel Okirika, Chief Moses Bebenimibo, Capt. Denken, among others too numerous to mention.