MTBA holds prayer for upcoming state election | ‘Don’t accept the cursed money distributed during election’

Mokokchung, February 19 (MTNews): Following the call of the Nagaland Baptist Church Council, the Mokokchung Town Baptist Church along with the rest of the churches in Nagaland prayed for the upcoming 14th Nagaland Legislative Assembly election scheduled for February 27 and the persecuted Christians in India today.


During the service, five prayer points were read out which included the use of the adult franchise to elect a leader who will listen to the voice of the people and assist them in times of need.
A prayer point for a peaceful election across the state of Nagaland was also mentioned.


Among the other prayer points were for voters to avoid unfair and corrupt voting practices, for the 183 contesting the ensuing elections to be humble in front of God and work for the welfare of the people, and for all voters to present themselves in wisdom and knowledge so that their actions glorify God.


Rev Sentimeren, Associate Pastor, spoke about how corruption is a daily occurrence in Nagaland today, citing a number of instances. He also urged people not to accept the “cursed money” being distributed during elections.



Heeding to the call of the Nagaland Baptist Church Council and the Ao Baptist Arogo Mungdang to “pray for the forthcoming Nagaland Legislative Assembly Election to be held on February 27 and the persecuted Christians in India,” churches across the district on Sunday observed special prayers during devotion. Seen in the picture are children of Aolijen, Ungma participating in an event to mark the day.

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