An Area Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Lokoja, Pastor Immanuel Ameadaji has urged Christians to strive in keeping their homes together and enabling their marriages function according to divine instructions.
He gave the admonition in a sunday sermon tagged ” Raising Godly Seed from Godly Family”, at the Salvation Parish of RCCG in Lokoja.
Pastor Ameadaji, who was also a former Director of Administration and Finance of the Kogi State Broadcasting Corporation identified failure of marriages as one of the major causes of societal ills of the present age and urged Christians to be committed to their homes to raise godly seeds who would constitute a better society.
He said couples should never consider divorce as an option in resolving their differences, stressing that God hates divorce Christians must obey His instructions.
Pastor Ameadaji who described marriage as a complex system where every part must function appropriately for the success of the whole, admonished Christian couples to dwell in love, submitting one to another and having passion for one another according to God’s injuctions.
He said they should operate within the biblical spelt out family roles to make their marriages work and beneficial to all members of their families and the larger society.
Speaking, the Pastor in charge of Salvation Area in Lokoja, Pastor Joachim Olorunfemi advised singles in the church to seek the face of God and His approval before going into marriage.
He admonished Christians to always seek counsel from spiritual leaders when necessary to avoid grievous mistakes, and above all, to allow the Holy Spirit take control of their lives and homes.
The Salvation Parish of RCCG in Lokoja operates a family forum programme every last Sunday of the month where members are given the opportunity to clarify issues bordering on successful family living.