The former Plateau State CAN Chairman, Rev. Dr. Soja Bewarang has described his late wife, Mercy Kande Bewarang as a home maker. He also testified that her death has created an irreplaceable vacuum in his life.
Rev. Dr. Bewarang who is the immediate past Plateau State Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN said this during the funeral service held for his wife at the COCIN Headquarters Compound Church, Jos, Plateau State.
He described his home now as just a “house” as according to him, his wife who made it a home for the past 44 years has now gone to be with Christ. He said his wife had lived a life that was both pleasing to God and humanity and had devoted her life to the proper training of her children for the past 44 years that they have been married.
Rev. Dr. Bewarang thanked the people for standing by them in his time of grief and solicited for prayers that God will continue to comfort the family and help him not to derail but to be faithful to the end.
Guest preacher at the funeral service, the Anglican Bishop of Jos, Most. Rev. Dr. Benjamin Kwashi urged Christians to stand firm in the face of trials by living exemplary lives.
Rev. Dr. Kwashi assured Christians of total victory over temptations in Jesus Christ and also lamented how the faith of many Christians is shaken when tempted with money. He stressed that the true gospel that transforms is not human philosophy but the power that wins souls to Christ.
Also speaking, the President of the Church of Christ in Nations, COCIN, Rev. Dr. Dachollom Datiri who performed the funeral rites testified of the decease’s love for God and service to humanity. While praying for God to comfort the family, he called on those in attendance to remain faithful and those not on the right track to amend their ways before it is too late.
There were condolence messages from the Gbong Gwom Jos, Da. Jacob Gyang Buba, the COCIN Deputy General Secretary, Rev. Dauda Jimra and many others.
Late Mercy Kande Bewarang was born on the 23rd September, 1953 at Amper and had served as a nurse at different health facilities and later as a lecturer at the School of Nursing, Jos. Left to mourn her is her husband, children and many relations.