Biography Of Pastor Isaiah Ghele Sakpo [5]

Saturday 22nd June 2019 Prayer Devotion

Scripture Reading:- Number 23

Topic:- Biography Of Pastor Isaiah Ghele Sakpo [5]

Text:- Proverbs 22:29

Conclusion:
The achievements and contributions of Sakpo to the development of The Apostolic Church in Nigeria are remarkable. He served the Church in one capacity or another for sixty-six years, from the time he joined in 1927 to his death in 1993.
His predecessor, Pastor S.G. Adegboyega, described him as an example of humility. He was never seen to covet wealth, nor to amass material possessions, and remained in the same house where he had lived as a young Minister, even when he became the Territorial Chairman and First National Vice President of The Apostolic Church.
He devoted his person, gifts, and even his family to the Word of the Lord and its administration, teaching, and application. He guarded The Apostolic Vision through diplomacy, personal and congregational discipline, prayers, and generosity.

On August 2, 1993, at 12:25 pm, during the LAWNA Convention, he was called home to be with the Lord.
Works By I.G. Sakpo:

1. Jesus Christ: Why He was Born, Why He Died, Why He Rose, Why He Ascended, Apostolic Book Series (Lagos: Apostolic Church, LAWNA Literature Dept., 1984).
2. Christians’ Expected Attitude Towards Witches, Wizards, and Other Powers of Darkness, Apostolic Book Series (Lagos: Apostolic Church, LAWNA Literature Dept., 1986).
3. Position of Elders in the Church, Apostolic Book Series (Lagos: Apostolic Church, LAWNA Literature Dept., 1985).
The following do not have publication information:
4. A Call to Pastoral Ministry.
5. Doctrine of Christ.
6. Evils of Rebellion.
7. Have You the Mind of Christ? Part One.
8. Have you the mind of Christ? Part Two.
9. Jesus Christ, Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage.
10. Jesus Still Heals Today.
11. Living a Continuing Life in Christ.
12. Position of Deacon and Deaconess in the Church.
13. Prayer and Fasting.
14. The Revival We Need.
15. The Survival of LAWNAISM.
16. The Voice of the Lord through Prophetical Ministry.
17. What the Church of God Is.
18. Wrestling Alone with God.

More Works By Sakpo:
19. Christian Expected Attitude Towards Witches and Wizards.
The Five in Manuscript Form Are:
1. The Lord of Hosts.
2. What The Apostolic Church Stands For.
3. Qualifications of the Evangelist and His Work.
4. Female Characters in the Bible.
5. In Defense of Divine Healing.
Sources:
Adegboyega, S. G. Short History of The Apostolic Church in Nigeria. Ibadan: Rosprint Industrial Press Ltd., 1978.
Apostolic Church. Biography of Pastor Isaiah Ghele Sakpo. Lagos: LAWNA Literature Committee, 1993.
Ayegboyin, D. and Ishola, S. A. African Indigenous Churches, An Historical Perspective. Lagos: Greater Heights Publications, 1997.
Fatokun, S. A. “The Apostolic Church Nigeria: The ‘Metamorphosis’ of an African Indigenous Prophetic-Healing Movement into a Classical Pentecostal Denomination.” Orita, Ibadan Journal of Religious Studies 38 (June and December 2006): 61-62.
Jemigbon, S. S. The Apostolic Church at Seventy, The Vision: The Mission. Lagos: LAWNA Literature Committee, 2001.

Note: This article, received in 2009, was researched and written by Michael Leke Ogunewu, a Ph.D candidate at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, under the supervision of Rev. Dr. Deji Ayegboyin, DACB liaison coordinator.

Prayer Point:-
Oh Lord God, help me to fulfill my God’s destiny, vision and dream henceforth by fire, in the name of Jesus Christ!
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Pastor Tim Ogundele_Jesu is a Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and an apostle by the grace of God. He has been used by God prominently in the area of salvation, healing, blessing, and especially deliverance.

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