Author: Rev. Joseph Ezeigbo

Pastoral  Letter: When God Answers Prayer

Pastoral  Letter: When God Answers Prayer

For unavoidable reasons, this pastoral letter is coming out at the end of the month instead of the beginning. Also, the theme is on a different topic, rather than the continuation of the series on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit. The reason for the latter is already indicated in the title of the letter, When God Answers Prayer. The […]

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Pastoral Letter: Prayer – A Mystery Known and Unknown

Pastoral Letter: Prayer – A Mystery Known and Unknown

” Prayer is the soul’s sincere desire, uttered or unexpressed. The motion of a hidden fire, that trembles the breast.”- James Montgomery “We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties”. Oswald Chambers. ” Prayers don’t have to be long or eloquent They need only come from a sincere and humble heart”. Author unknown. ” God […]

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Pastoral Letter: Understanding The Gifts Of The Holy Spirit Part 2

Pastoral Letter: Understanding The Gifts Of The Holy Spirit Part 2

Love never fails. But whether there are prophecies, they will fail; whether there are tongues, they will cease; whether there is knowledge, it will vanish away, For we know in part and we prophesy in part. But when that which is perfect has come, then that which is in part will be done away. 1 Cor.13:8-10. But he who prophesies […]

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A Cry for Revival

Praying For Revival: But Do You Have A Reference Point?

Praying For Revival: But Do You Have A Reference Point? A reference point in this correspondence is a motivating factor or a precedent. Is there a challenge or an aspiration to overcome or attain? Without a doubt, for many of us, the word Revival may not be a new vocabulary, but its meaning and depth. In October 2020, we joined […]

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Understanding The Spiritual Gifts. Part 1

Understanding The Spiritual Gifts. Part 1

“Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant” 1 Cor.12:1 “There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit”. 1 Cor.12:4 “But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually as He wills” 1 Cor.12:11. “Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, let […]

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How God Prepared The World For The Coming Of His Son

How God Prepared The World For The Coming Of His Son

“But when the fulness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son…to redeem those who were under the law that we might receive the adoption as sons.” Gal.4:4-5.  The coming of the Son of God into the world was timely on God’s program. Although the occasion itself was a humble and ordinary incident, its impact has remained the greatest event in human history. The advent […]

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St. Nicholas Became Santa Claus (WikiCommons)

Distinguishing Between The Real Saint Nicholas and Santa Claus

Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, was a “candid” but a wrong answer to the earnest inquiry “Papa says if you see it in the Sun, it’s so, please tell me the truth, is there a Santa Claus?” That question was part of a letter addressed to the New York Sun in 1897 by an eight-year old girl, Virginia […]

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National day Of Prayer (NDP) Thursday  May 6, 2021

National day Of Prayer (NDP) Thursday May 6, 2021

It’s A Prayer Maraton Thursday May 6, is National Day Of Prayer. As Christians and loyal citizens, ECWA USA will join others of like mind and faith to pray for our country, the United States of America. We will have ONE joint prayer session at 6 PM EST via zoom. The zoom link will likely be the same that we […]

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Pastoral Letter/ECWA 2021 Theme: Christ in you, the hope of glory

Pastoral Letter/ECWA 2021 Theme: Christ in you, the hope of glory

The essence of an Annual Theme or a Watchword is to focus on a goal or an objective . Even short term projects or operations have often been given themes. Themes have sometimes been formulated as a slogan. Not necessarily intending to draw minds back to a sad history. However, during the period of civil war in Nigeria, the name […]

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2020 Global Year of The Bible and The Bible

2020 Global Year of The Bible and The Bible

This is the last in the series on the global year of the Bible. The first two letters emphasized the importance and the benefits of daily Bible reading. The 2020 Global Year of the Bible ends on December 31. But the daily reading of the Bible does not end with it. We embarked on this venture in concert with the […]

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