Receiving Christ is just the beginning, declares Bro. Seun Abraham

By Dr. Afolabi Olajuwon



Sermon by Brother Seun Abraham

Time: 9:55 AM – 10:30 AM

Title: Deeply Rooted

Scriptures: Colossians 2:6-7, Deuteronomy 10:12, Philippians 1:11


The service at Foursquare Gospel Church in Wuse, Abuja, Sunday, April 28, 2024 was a spiritually enriching session that featured a blend of stirring church youth choir ministrations and a profound message delivered by the guest minister, Brother Seun Abraham, who is also the Zonal Youth President.


Choir Ministration

The service commenced on a high note with a 30-minute gospel chorale that set a reverent tone for the day. The choir presented an array of hymns and contemporary gospel music that prepared the congregation for the message.


Key Points from the Sermon:

Brother Seun Abraham delivered a compelling and spiritual message that emphasized on being “Deeply Rooted” in the word and in the walk with God. Here are the critical lessons from his sermon:


Walking with God vs. Working for God:

– The minister stressed that receiving Christ is just the beginning and it should be followed by a continued effort to align one’s life according to God’s will.

– The distinction between mere service to God and actual communion with Him was highlighted, marking a deeper relational approach rather than just acts of service.


Regulation of Life:

– Believers are encouraged to regulate their lives in conjunction with God’s directives, ensuring that their daily walk reflects their spiritual convictions.


Wisdom and Depth:

– Bro. Abraham underscored the importance of wisdom, terming it as the principal thing needed to walk effectively with God according to Deuteronomy 10:12.

– A deeper walk with God allows believers to become more rooted in their faith, which is an ongoing process that requires consistency.


Challenges and Commitment:

– He pointed out that walking genuinely with God removes the veil of familiarity, bringing believers closer to divine insights and celestial communications.

– Defending the mandate of God becomes a pressing concern driven by an urgency stemmed from a deep-seated conviction and commitment to God’s purpose.


Holiness and Separation from Sin:

– The sermon also touched on the aspect of separation from sin as evident in the teachings of Philippians 1:11, emphasizing that true followers of Christ are often grieved by sin and are propelled towards a lifestyle of service and utmost commitment to God’s commands.


The message delivered by Brother Seun Abraham was not only inspiring but also a call to deepen the roots in Christian faith through continuous and sincere walking with God. It served as a spiritual check for many, as they reflect on their personal walks with God versus their outward services to Him. The congregation left the service feeling spiritually refreshed and challenged to walk more intimately with God.


Overall Impression: The service was impactful and inspiring. The music, message, and atmosphere created a conducive environment for spiritual growth and reflection. The emphasis on living a deeply rooted life in Christ served as a powerful reminder for all worshipers.


Next Steps:


Reflect on the message and identify areas for personal growth.


Seek wisdom and guidance from God through prayer and His Word.


Commit to walking with God consistently and deepening your relationship with Him.


Serve God with passion and dedication, fulfilling His purpose for your life.

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