As the curtains draw on the four days Deeper Life National Easter retreat which took place at Deeper Life Conference Centre, Lagos/Ibadan expressway, the General Superintendent of the Church, Pastor Williams Kumuyi has tasked Christians to know who they are.
In his message titled “Heirs of His Kingdom”, which is the theme of the Conference, Kumuyi said if Christians know who they are, the Devil will not trick them with anything in the world such that people will not embezzle money or involve in any form of corruption.
The General Superintendent told worshippers that when the Devil came to tempt Jesus in the Bible with the things of the world, Jesus was able to overcome him because He knew who He was as the heir of God’s kingdom and as such possess everything created by God.
Addressing journalists at the end of the retreat, the Camp Commandant, Pastor Andrew Umoru said for Nigeria to be rid of corruption, economic and political vices, Christians must live true life of Christ.
According to him, the solution to Nigeria crises is God adding that Christians are taught to make a difference in the society, live as shining light and eschew corruption at all levels.
” Christians should live with good conscience, they should not embezzle money when they are in leadership position, if Christians are Christians indeed, the issue of corruption will be a thing if the past in this country “, he said.
In his own remark, the Lagos Moderator of Deeper Life National Retreat, Pastor Bayo Oyeyemi said there is need for people to go back to God, ask for forgiveness and live a transformed life.
He said if this is achieved, Nigeria will be another heaven on earth.
On the issue of controversies surrounding tithing, the cleric said, the Bible is not controversial adding that the scripture is clear about it and the Church stand on the Scripture.
“Anybody can interpret the Bible in any way but what Deeper Life stands for is the word of God and that is what we teach and preach, we preach the word as written in the Bible devoid of any human interpretation”, he said.