- A Nigerian cleric, Rt Rev. (Dr) Emmanuel Oko-Jaja, has revealed that kissing during a church wedding is not in the scriptures and therefore unholy
- The Anglican Bishop explained this during the child presentation and thanksgiving service at St Mark’s Anglican Church, in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, on December 9, 2018
In Nigeria, several practices have become normal during weddings, such as kissing of the bride and groom. A man of God in Bayelsa state has shed more light on the issue of couples kissing.
A Bishop, Rt Rev. (Dr) Emmanuel Oko-Jaja, revealed in a sermon, at the child presentation and thanksgiving service at St Mark’s Anglican Church, that the act of kissing during a wedding ceremony is unholy and should be stopped.
The man of God explained that such an act emanated from false teachings from fake prophets. He explained further that kissing in full glare of people corrupts the mind and promotes immorality.
According to Daily Post, he said: “The practice where couples are allowed to kiss in the church during wedding service is unscriptural. I wish to direct clergymen and church workers in this Diocese to guard against such unholy conducts.
“According to the scriptures, the church is not supposed to serve as a place meant to promote immorality but encourage people to uphold and practice Christian virtues with a view to winning souls for Christ.”
This is interesting seeing as most weddings are not complete without couples sealing their love with a kiss.
Meanwhile, it was earlier reported that popular Nigerian preacher, pastor Enoch Adeboye, warned his members to stop displaying his pictures on items meant for sale because he is not God.
Briefly.co.za gathered that while speaking at the ongoing Holy Ghost Congress 2018 at Mowe in Ogun state, Adeboye said he had nothing to do with the items such as stickers, key holders and books, among others, bearing his photo.
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