On Sunday, 2nd January 2022, Lead Apostle Benjamin Ohene-Saffo conducted the New Year divine service at the Accra Central congregation. This service brought together New Apostolic Christians and guests from the Accra East and Accra West districts with over 1,400 souls in attendance.
The Bible text was from Acts 2:44: “Now all who believed were together, and had all things in common.” The core of the sermon was ‘Together in Christ’, the motto for 2022.
Naturally, we all have hopes and aspirations for this New Year. We are all expecting God to bless us for this year. All kinds of hopes are established within our hearts, and we are all expecting the Lord God to open up doors unto us. “But brethren irrespective of what happens this year, there is one thing we need to be conscious about, that remains the ultimate goal of New Apostolic Christians: The return of the Lord Jesus Christ,” the Lead Apostle explained.
We come to the house of God that we shall be prepared for the day of Christ’s return. “If He comes this year, good for us. But if He doesn’t come, our hope will still be established and we would always be looking up to the day He shall come,” the Lead Apostle said.
Together in Christ
Togetherness goes beyond a meeting of people in one place. Like the early Christians, there was unity among them. Christ taught them to be together as one. That togetherness is what we need to revisit today so that we too can stand as a stronger unit against all problems of this world. The Lead Apostle simplified the motto:
- Love one another
- Have understanding for each other
- Forgive each other
- Stay united in the Apostle’s doctrine
“May God grant us all these qualities so that we may be strengthened for the day of Christ’s coming that we may be worthy to enter into His kingdom,” Lead Apostle Benjamin Ohene-Saffo concluded.
He was supported by Apostles Anthony Kuada and Richard Osei, Bishop Charles Asare and Deputy District Rector John Hammond.