You must obey God to access his blessing – Evangelist

Christians have been charged to always obey God’s command so as to reap his abundant and unending blessings.
The Church Teacher in charge of Good Shepherd Anglican Church, Akwakuma, Evangelist John Osondu, gave the charge in his sermon during a special thanksgiving service to mark this year’s first fruit harvest of the church last Sunday.
He reminded Christians that harvest is a command from God and emphasized the importance of always giving thanks to God for this blessings.
Evangelist Osondu also reminded Christians that harvest is and honour to God ad should be observed cheerfully without relenting.
He enjoined the faithful not to hide anything from God, stressing that “everything we have is given by God”.
Evangelist Osondu noted that this was the first ever first fruit harvest of the church and commended Bishop Chukwuma Oparah Ph.D, JP for his kingdom expansion drive which he said led to the establishment of the church recently.
He also thanked the Archdeacon of Akwakuma, Ven. B.O.E. Nwaneri for his support.
The service was conducted by the church teacher while the first and second lessons from Deuteronomy 8:1-10 and James 2:14-26 were read by Dr. Lucy Apakama and chief Emeka Apakama respectively.
In her address, the chairperson of the harvest planning committee, Lady Ijeoma Akanaga described the occasion as the “Maiden Harvest of the church”.
The secretary of the committee, Mrs Lilian Nworie expressed joy, happiness, and gratitude to God for His divine protection and providence.
The service featured special songs by the Anglican Children Ministry (ACM) which received loud, ovation from the congregation.
The climax of the service which started with the presentation of harvest items by ACM children, also included harvesting of baskets of blessing and peaked with special harvest thanksgiving by members of the church led by the Church Teacher, Evang. Osondu.
The harvest was tagged “Harvest of divine expansion in Christ”.