After the district ministers meeting on Tuesday the 23rd of March 2021, the lead apostle conducted in the afternoon a divine service at the same venue with 168 in attendance.
In his homily from Acts 12: 7 - 8 ("Now behold an angel of the Lord stood by him, and a light shown in the prison....”)
the Lead Apostle urged all to put their implicit trust in God in all situations of life.
He said often times we find ourselves in circumstances similar to that of Apostle Peter but our trust and hope in God always provide unexpected solutions.
Finally, he assured all that the Lord strengthens us in our moments of travails, urging us to fight against any threat to our faith.
Power of His Resurrection
The following day, 24th March, the Lead Apostle conducted another divine service at Ikot Akpa congregation where 121 members and guests were anxiously waiting.
Lead Apostle Nwogu who was joyfully received, brought to bear the events of Passiontide as he read a word from Philippians 3: 10 ("That I may know Him and the power of His resurrection ")
He said knowing God in His power and authority is the hallmark of our Christian life because knowing Him is believing and trusting completely in Him and the power of Christ's resurrection.
During the service a Priest went into retirement.
The Love of God
Later in the day, the Lead Apostle rounded off his visit to the Area with a divine service at Ikot Udom congregation.
He served them with a text word from Romans 5: 8 (" But God demonstrates His own love towards us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us")
Lead Apostle reminded all of the love of God beyond barriers, boundaries, race and times. He pleaded that we should reciprocates by:
Loving Him, our neighbors, keep His ordinances, help others attend salvation.
The service had 34 souls in attendance.
Apostle Ekpenyong and Bishop Udombang served along at both services.