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Thus way, walk
therein, and yea shall find rest for your souls, saith the Lord, stand ye in the ways and
see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good
- Service conductors must sanctify themselves, keeping off
from all impurities for three days prior to the Lords day or any other service day
Exod.19:10-15. They should also be fully in Spirit as expected of Priests
- All elders in the Church should put on their robes as
appropriate for their respective ranks in accordance with the laid down tenet of the
Church. On Sundays and New Year-day, they should all appear in their full regalia.
- It is very important for all literate members to cultivate
the habit of reading the Bible in order to save themselves from any embarrassment if and
when they are called upon to read the Bible or any other book
- The Bible passage should always form the theme upon which
sermon should be based. And preachers should not condemn any other religion or faith.
Moreover, sermons should be devoid of Politics. The congregation is interested solely in
listening to the word of God.
- Noise making, loitering and unnecessary discussions or
meetings during service hours, are abominable to God. - Eccl.5:1-3.
- Members should always wear sutana that cover their nudity,
- Painting of lips or fingers is not allowed in the house of
God. Only moderate and decent dressing and appearance is acceptable unto the Lord. -
- During normal service, the use of musical instruments
starts from the time of collection and lasts till the end of thanks-offering. At other
moments, only organ is allowed.
- However, during services dedicated to harvest,
Child-naming, marriage, or birthday celebrations, instruments are allowed. But everything
should be done in a solemn and orderly manner. NOTE however, that irrespective of
the occasion or celebration, vocalling and musical instruments are prohibited from the
time of "Yarah Sarah" to O Christ my King
- The type of service and the Bible passage to be read should
be taken unto consideration before selecting hymns to be sung. For example, victory songs
should not be rendered in place of blessing songs and vice versa.