The govt has been suggested to harness the entire essential sources to be had to allow it opposite the present financial downturn dealing with the rustic.

Members of the clergy, who gave the recommendation as a part of their Christmas message to Ghanaians, additionally requested the federal government to introduce social-intervention programmes to convey reduction to abnormal Ghanaians who proceed to combat to make ends meet.

They come with Most Rev. Matthew Kwasi Gyamfi, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference; Most Rev. Dr Paul Kwabena Boafo, Presiding Bishop, Methodist Church Ghana; Rt Rev. Dr Daniel Sylvanus Mensah Torto, the Anglican Bishop of Accra and Rt Rev. Prosper Samuel Dzomeku, Moderator of the Global Evangelical Church.

In separate interviews with the Ghanaian Times in Accra, they prayed to God to bless the rustic within the coming 12 months and assist the citizenry to act responsibly to additional the rustic’s building.

Most Rev. Gyamfi stated Christmas was once a time to recall God’s ineffable love and to renew our get to the bottom of to love as He has liked us (cf. John 15:12).

“In this season in particular, we express love by sharing our goods with others especially those in need. We, therefore, take this opportunity to urge all to share with others, most especially the needy,” he added.

He advised church buildings and households to revive the normal Ghanaian tradition of sharing and additional strengthen it with the non secular importance of Christmas after which foster identical amongst their participants.

Most Rev. Gyamfi, who may be the Archbishop of Sunyani, expressed fear over the prime spate of street injuries or carnage on our roads, including that peace was once disrupted within the circle of relatives, company, neighborhood and occasionally in nationwide existence when street injuries happen.

He appealed to all street customers to practice the foundations and laws to make sure protection and steer clear of the temptation of drink-using and using below tension.

Most Rev. Gyamfi known as at the police and different enforcement businesses to make certain that all street customers conform to the street laws and laws.

He known as at the public to desist from politics which divides the rustic and somewhat foster all that contributes to strengthening the bond of solidarity amongst all electorate.

“Similarly, the clergy should relate to their church members not on the basis of their divine calling, but on the basis of their common membership received through Baptism,” he added.

He stated elected or appointed state officers will have to relate to different Ghanaians now not in accordance with their prime government, legislative or judicial place of job, however as a result of their commonplace citizenship.

On his phase, Rev. Boafo known as on govt to double efforts in stemming the tide of financial hardship within the nation.

“People must see hope in the policies of the government; there must be positive engagement with the people, seeking to appreciate and addressing their concerns. In like manner, there must be cooperation on the part of all interest groups in building consensus towards the development of Ghana,” he added.

He stated Christmas was once the time to replicate at the passing 12 months and the windfall of God within the face of all that had long past on within the nation in addition to expressing gratitude to God for the present of existence and for the grace of surviving the demanding situations that experience arisen within the 12 months below evaluation.

“The mere fact of being alive to witness yet another Christmas and the hope of a New Year is a great gift from God that should never be taken for granted, particularly, in our present realities. Having come thus far, Ghanaians must remain thankful,” he added.

He stated the passing 12 months has been a difficult one for the sector with more than a few threats and demanding situations, bringing up prime inflation, hovering costs of products and products and services as some examples.

“There is general despair and despondency in the average home. Nevertheless, in the face of all these, we have every reason to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and hear the goodness of the angels that brought hope, love, and peace at the first Christmas,” he added.

He advised Christians to emulate the act of giving throughout this xmas, in particular taking good care of the deficient and the underprivileged, as Jesus Christ exhibited during his existence and ministry.

Quoting from John 3:16, he stated “For God so loved the world that He gave, so it is an act, it is a celebration of giving.”

Most Rev. Dr Boafo added “We too can give, occasionally we give to individuals who can provide again, that isn’t what God did. God gave to individuals who have been so inclined and that we be informed from Him.

“And as you cast your eyes around, there are some who can’t even eat square meals and are amongst us in the society. Let us get in touch with such people so that they can also see the essence of the celebration.”

Most Rev. Boafo stated the message at Christmas, Peace on Earth, was once the reassurance of the recovery of peace and team spirit.

“At the birth of the Christ, the angels proclaimed that God’s peace had come to the earth to break down all barriers of conflict and hostility which has become part of the life of humankind (Luke 2:14). We must therefore pray for peace, let peace rule our lives, seek peace, and pursue it and do our best to live at peace with others,” he added.

Also, Rt Rev. Torto advised Christians to have in mind the actual which means of Jesus Christ’s existence on earth, thus born to reconcile guy to God and exhibit the affection of God with all their hearts, minds and souls.

He stated the core rules of Christianity thus charity, religion, love, humility, forbearance, forgiveness, reconciliation and hope, will have to information Christians within the festive season and past.

“We should not be afraid of the times we find ourselves in; “For behold I proclaim to you the scoop of serious pleasure. For as of late within the town of David, a Saviour has been born for you, who’s Messiah and Lord.” Luke 20: 10 – 11,” he added.

He known as on Christians to desist from unholy acts which dominate the birthday party of Christmas and somewhat display the sector the way it will have to be celebrated according to doctrines of Christianity by means of attending church products and services, giving items to the needy, visiting the needy and the underprivileged in communities.

Rt Rev Torto stated the sector was once nonetheless at a troublesome position the place issues of warfare, floods, civil unrest corruption, struggling, illness, COVID-19, poverty, oppression and persecution lingers.

He stated Conference of Party (COP27) held in November had highlighted the will for global leaders to come in combination and battle local weather injustice.

Delivering his message, Rt Rev. Dzomeku famous the significance of Christmas announcing “it is a period dedicated to sober reflections and gratitude to God for giving His Son to us.”