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Friday, 25 March 2016 22:17

WHAT IS EASTER?

What is the meaning of Easter?

Easter is the day when we celebrate Jesus Christ rising from the dead. Jesus is the Son of God and gave His life to die for our sins. On the third day after He died -- the day we now celebrate as Easter Sunday -- His friends went to His grave, and found that He had risen from the dead. They saw an angel who told them, "Don't be afraid! I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He isn't here! He has been raised from the dead, just as He said it would happen."

Jesus rose from the dead on Easter Sunday; now He offers to you the gift of eternal life and forgiveness of sins. This is the true story of Easter, and how it can change your life. Here are 4 principles that tell how you can receive the gift of God for your life.

God Loves You!

The Bible says, "God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life"

The problem is that all of us have done, said or thought things that are wrong. This is called sin, and our sins have separated us from God.

The Bible says "All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God." God is perfect and holy, and our sins separate us from God forever. The Bible says "The wages of sin is death."

The good news is that, about 2,000 years ago

God sent His only Son Jesus Christ to die for our sins.

Jesus is the Son of God. He lived a sinless life and then died on the cross to pay the penalty for our sins. "God demonstrates His own love for us in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us."

Jesus rose from the dead and now He lives in heaven with God His Father. He offers us the gift of eternal life -- of living forever with Him in heaven if we accept Him as our Lord and Savior.

Jesus said "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except by Me."

God reaches out in love to you and wants you to be His child. "As many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe on His name." You can choose to ask Jesus Christ to forgive your sins and come in to your life as your Lord and Savior.

If you want to accept Christ as your Savior and turn from your sins, you can ask Him to be your Savior and Lord by praying a prayer like this:

"Lord Jesus, I believe you are the Son of God. Thank you for dying on the cross for my sins. Please forgive my sins and give me the gift of eternal life. I ask you in to my life and heart to be my Lord and Savior. I want to serve you always."

source: http://www.godlife.com/easter/?vid=2&adwid=1071368140&adwl2=a5sTCKjKPhDMj-_-Aw&gclid=CMnura7V28sCFQFsfgodj4IAuA

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 08:27

Bishop Ellison Outlines his vision for DOY

My Vision for the Diocese of Ysabel.

In the words of Paul, the church is the foundation of hope, justice and love. It is the place where repentance and forgiveness is found and received. Thus, in the light of the Church Mission Statement, I would like the people and the Church in the diocese of Ysabel to be saved.

MORE than twenty participants representing the ACoM head office, Ontong Java and Sikaiana communities, Walande and Fanalei and representatives from the government are currently undergoing a three day Relocation Workshop being  held at the Melanesia Leaf Haus, Saint Barnabas Provincial Cathedral.

Monday, 07 March 2016 22:50

The Current state of JCPU

The new developments about the John Coleridge Patteson University are signaling positive outcomes for the proposed university.

Monday, 07 March 2016 22:46

The Current state of JCPU

THE CURRENT STATE OF THE CHURCH PROPOSED UNIVERSITY

The new developments about the John Coleridge Patteson University are signaling positive outcomes for the proposed university.

Monday, 07 March 2016 22:07

ACOM has new Archbishop

THE Provincial Electoral Board of the Anglican Church of Melanesia has elected the Right Reverend George Takeli as the sixth Archbishop of the Province today the 12th of February 2016 at TNK, Tenaru area east Honiara. He will also be the new bishop of the Diocese of central Melanesia.

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 19:38

ACoM elects new Bishop for Ysabel

THE Anglican Church of Melanesia has a new bishop for the Diocese of Ysabel (DOY).

Monday, 12 October 2015 17:04

MBH Great Conference starts today

AN official welcome ceremony to the Melanesian Brotherhood ‘Brothers and Companions 13th Great Conference was held at the MBH headquarters, Tabalia, west of Guadalcanal on Friday 9th October.

Tuesday, 29 September 2015 14:46

PCC holds training and workshop for MPs

MORE than ten Members of Parliament are attending a three day Training Workshop program that commenced on Monday despite their very busy schedules.

Wednesday, 23 September 2015 15:31

Bishop Richard retires as Bishop of Ysabel

More than one thousand church members in and around Jejevo parish in the Diocese of Ysabel (DOY) witnessed and took part in litugicalo service marking the official retirement of their Diocesan Bishop, the Right Rev. Richard Naramana on Sunday the 20th September 2015.