President of the Catholic Bishop’s Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Ignatius Kaigamahas warned its priests against “market place prophecies and visions, charismatic display of talents and material salvation”exhibited by some men of God. INFORMATION NIGERIA has highlighted the 6 things the Catholic told its Priests about the topic…
– Addressing priests, the CBCN President said “We must not be frightened into believing in God of ‘now, now’, cajoled by mouth watering material attractions or ostentatious living of some ministers of God”.
– He added that they should emphasize the need for sober Christianity without tricks, rhetoric, fanfare and the craze for social media publicity.
– All priests must not compete with trendy pastors to see visions and utter prophecies because they sometimes cause psychological disposition.
– He said they must avoid melo-dramatic displays that look like modern broad-way shows,”.
– The President added that Catholic priests should avoid flamboyant spirituality and noisy liturgy and teach the people values of internalised prayers from the heart.
– Finally, he stated that the gifts of speaking in tongues, miracle and prophecies are good as long as they are genuine.
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