Priest tasks Christian faithful on unity, peaceful coexistence



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A Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Kingsley Ferdinand, has encouraged Christian faithful to emulate the life of Jesus Christ as light of the world by living in unity and ensuring peaceful coexistence.

Ferdinand, the Associate Priest at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Nyanya, Abuja, gave the advice at a Mass on Sunday.

He urged the Christians to avoid division in the body of Christ, saying that Christ came into the world as light so that believers can be one and live in unity.

Ferdinand said that before the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ there was division in the land but Christ came to bring unity by replacing darkness with light.

He quoted the Gospel of John chapter 4:7-9, which said ” When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, “Will you give me a drink?” His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.

The Samaritan woman said to him, “You are a Jew and I am a Samaritan woman. How can you ask me for a drink?” for Jews do…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria