Author: Rev. Joseph Ezeigbo

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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Prayer and Fasting With A Purpose

Prayer and Fasting With A Purpose

The Bible does not lack an abounding record of people who fasted and the reason for fasting. Three outstanding examples in the Old Testament are Nehemiah, Ezra and Esther. In each case, the individual involved faced a life and death situation. Nehemiah as a cup-bearer, to appear before the Persian monarch with a depressed mood is cause for a certain […]

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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP) and ECWA Global Family Prayer and Fasting for Revival

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP) and ECWA Global Family Prayer and Fasting for Revival

Prayer honors God because it is a declaration of dependence upon Him, especially in a time of crisis. A typical example is demonstrated by King Jehoshaphat when he was threatened by a multi-nation coalition. In the face of perceived helplessness, he turned to God as his only recourse. He uttered what someone has called a “battle prayer” recorded in 2 […]

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2020 Global Year of the Bible and the Authority of the Scripture

2020 Global Year of the Bible and the Authority of the Scripture

Prayer and Renewal Luke 10: 25- 37 records a conversation Jesus had with a lawyer who came to Him with a trick question. To his question “ What shall I do to inherit eternal life? Jesus responded, “ What is written in the Law? “ How do you read It”? Then the Lawyer replied by quoting from the Torah. Jesus […]

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2020 Global Year of The Bible: Just Checking

2020 Global Year of The Bible: Just Checking

I wonder how many of us reading this are old enough (in the Lord) to remember a paperback, Mr. Mee Runs A Race, once published by Africa Christian Press(ACP). The book is based on Heb. 12:1-2. It encourages believers to focus on Christ while running the Christian race, but at the same time not to forget the cloud of witnesses […]

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Follow Up: A Prayer for Our Nation and Our World – Sunday June 14, 2020 at 7PM EST

Follow Up: A Prayer for Our Nation and Our World – Sunday June 14, 2020 at 7PM EST

This is a reminder about the special Teleconference Prayer this Sunday, June 14 at 7 PM EST. This prayer is part of a nationwide Concert of Prayer for the healing of our land and the world from the devastation of COVID-19 Pandemic virus. And also for us here in the United States for the recent and still ongoing protests and […]

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