2019 Regional Conventions Of Jehovah’s Witnesses Flag off In Abuja


This 2019 Regional Conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT and environs are set to flag off this week  at their  Kwali Assembly Hall, in Kwali Area Council, Abuja.
The regional convention with theme: ‘Love Never Fails’, according to Folarin Odebode, media contact for Jehovah’s Witnesses (Northern Region), will highlight “how Bible Principles can help people in practical ways;  illustrate the positive influence love can have on people, binding them together irrespective of their diverse backgrounds”.
The  convention he said has been divided into 13 sections, beginning from the weekend of September 13 – 15 and will last till December 27-29.
Giving insight into the spiritual banquet, he disclosed that the Friday program will address how love can help people surmount obstacles such as a troubled upbringing, chronic illness, or even  poverty.
‘’ Saturday’s program will consider how Bible principles can help husbands, wives, and children to show love for one another while the program on  Sunday will include a public Bible discourse entitled, “True Love in a Hate-Filled World—Where?  This will make clear how showing love is helping millions of people worldwide to overcome prejudice and hatred”he said, adding  that the conventions of Jehovah’s Witness are free to the public and that no collections taken.
The ‘Love Never Fails’ convention of Jehovah’ Witnesses Odebode further explained  is presented in over 400 languages in over 200 countries spanning all six continents of the globe. He said :
‘’In this hate-filled world, love can be found. Learn what real love is, where to find it, and how to show it and have it shown in return. A two-part feature film entitled,‘’The Story of Josiah: Love Jehovah; Hate What Is Bad’’ will be shown and would teach members  how Josiah grew up surrounded by bad influences, but he became known for “his deeds of loyal love.’’
He disclosed that thousands of new members would be ordained during the conventions through water baptism, as a symbol of their dedication to Jehovah to continue to  do his will.
In all, an anticipated attendance of 24,000 will grace  the conventions which will be conducted in English, Yoruba, Igbo and Pidgin languages.

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