The Founder and General Overseer of Light Of the Cross Chapel, Rev. Mrs. Ethel Esi Bansah has declared her full support for Government to build national cathedral but charged President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo not to build camp for one religious group but for all religious groups.
According to her, there is the need for the president to give recognition to all the religious bodies in the country as a leader, to maintain the peace and tranquillity among the citizenry.
Rev. Mrs. Bansah, who has been in full-time ministry since 1986 entreated all Ghanaians to always dwell upon Matthew 11: 28 as their companion. Come to Me, all you who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
To her, “Though David was not allowed build God’s temple himself, he helped to gather materials and prepare the plan for the temple’s construction.
She explained that, God said to Solomon, “I have taken great pains to provide for the temple of the Lord a hundred thousand talents of gold, a million talents of silver, quantities of bronze and iron too great to be weighed, wood and stones.
You have many workers: stonecutters, masons and carpenters, as well as those skilled in every kind of work in gold and silver, bronze and iron, craftsmen beyond number. Now begin the work, and the Lord be with you”, she said.
Rev. Mrs. Ethel Esi Bansah, indicated that ” I fully support president initiative to build national cathedral but shouldn’t be one religious group , but for all religious groups “, she said.
Rev. Mrs. Ethel Esi Bansah , gave this advice during a thanksgiving service to commemorate the first anniversary celebration of the Light of the Cross Chapel at Awoshie-Anyaa. The event attracted a large number of people , including religious leaders , Opinion and Community leaders as well as families and friends.
Speaking to the Daily Searchlight, she disclosed that many people think there is no life after death so they go about chasing worldly thinks but ” I want to remind you that there is definitely a place to go after death but one must be qualified to go there”, she said.
She admonished Christians to be disciplined and committed to their walk with God , and charged them to be mindful of life after judment day. She urged Christians to stand firm and defend their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ even in the face of persecution.
Rev. Mrs. Ethel Esi Bansah, therefore encouraged all religious bodies to take up mantle and work satisfactorily in the various assigned them, and win souls , groom and make them responsible Christians.
Report by Bernard k Dadzie