First Lady urges Malawi women to imitate Jesus in loving children

First Lady Dr Gertrude Mutharika has called upon all women to live an exemplary life of Jesus Christ who showed unconditional love to all children worldwide.

First Lady Dr Gertrude Mutharika (left) shares a point with Women's World day of Prayers Chairperson Regina Phanga (right) during the function at HHI in Blantyre.Pic-Francis Mphweya-MANA.

First Lady Dr Gertrude Mutharika (left) shares a point with Women’s World day of Prayers Chairperson Regina Phanga (right) during the function at HHI in Blantyre.Pic-Francis Mphweya-MANA.

Part of the congregation during the prayers.Pic-Francis Mphweya-MANA.

Part of the congregation during the prayers.Pic-Francis Mphweya-MANA.

The First Lady made the call on Friday in Blantyre at HHI’s Multipurpose Hall where she was attending this year’s Women’s World Day of Prayer.

Mutharika admitted that a lot of children worldwide are facing many challenges and require love and care hence the need for women to join hands and take care of them.

“Children all over the world are facing a lot of challenges in their everyday life, most of all, children with albinism whose lives are being haunted. We need to unite and end the injustice,” she said.

The First Lady also reminded the women to remember vulnerable, homeless, and destitute children in their midst when taking care of their own children.

“All these children need our care, let us clothe them, feed them and give them shelter because as Jesus said on Mathews 18 verses 5 to His disciples whilst carrying a child on his lap;  ‘Whosoever receives one little child like this in my name, receives me.’

“Let us also pray for our children and teach them so they know about Jesus Christ,” added Mutharika.

She further urged the women to lead other women to become just, faithful, hardworking and loving.

“We should also be in the forefront in making sure that we are observing cleanliness in our hospitals, markets, roadside and all our surroundings for our children to grow healthy,” Mutharika said.

In her remarks, National Chairperson for Women’s World Day of Prayers, Regina Phanga called for support in cash and kind to assist them to minister to a lot of people.

Phanga said currently the women are relying on proceeds from sales of their cloth which is not enough.

“With the money we raised from last year’s prayers we managed to reach out to our friends at Zomba Maximum Prison and Zomba Central Hospital.

“We also managed to build a better house for a widow in Karonga who was living in a plastic house with her four children and two grandchildren and we are hopeful that we will finish the house this year,” said Phanga.

The Chairperson cited lack of monetary support and transportation as some of the challenges hampering their works hence the need for individuals and stakeholders to come in.

Women’s World Day of Prayers is interdenominational prayers which are observed on the first Friday of March every year. This year’s prayers were commemorated under the theme ‘Receive the children, receive me’.

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13 thoughts on “First Lady urges Malawi women to imitate Jesus in loving children”

  1. Masozi Mwenifumbo says:

    Tt

    The Jesus you are talking about is the one who created you. Do not be deceived by the Devil and his cohorts to say there is no God. If you do not know about a thing, it is better to be wise, AND CLAIM YOU KNOW IT ALL, WHILST IN FACT YOU KNOW NOTHING.

    God loves you, that is why He sent Jesus Christ just over 2000 years ago to save you and me. Why do you believe in A WRONG UNSUPPORTED ORIGIN OF SPECIES DOCTRINE OF DEVILS, BROUGHT IN BY CHARLES DARWIN & HIS FRIENDS IN THESE LAST DAYS, WHEN HE WRONGLY TELLS YOU THAT MILLIONS OF YEARS AGO, YOU CAME FROM AN APE AS YOUR ANCESTOR, FOLLOWING AN EARLIER BIG BANG LIE OF THE DEVIL (A THING WHICH EVEN YOUR SCIENCE AND KNOWN HISTORY FAILS TO PROVE EVER EXISTED); YET YOU FAIL TO BELIEVE THAT JESUS CHRIST WAS BORN IN ISRAEL, AND CAME PREACHING SALVATION TO ALL MANKIND, JUST ABOUT 2000 YEARS AGO (A THING WHICH YOUR HISTORY PROVES CORRECTLY HAPPENED?

    The Jews, through whom Jesus was born in the flesh do not deny the historical existence of Jesus, from they have all the evidence before you, WHY DO YOU NOT BELIEVE THEM, AND CHOOSE TO BELIEVE SOMEBODY (DARWIN) WHO LIES TO YOU WITH WRONG UNPROVABLE AND DEFENCELESS THEORIES ABOUT YOU AND NATURE.

    Your comments that Jesus Christ was RACIST do not hold water, FOR EVEN THE APOTATE/BACKSLIDDEN WATCHMEN/SHEPHERDS/SPIRITUAL LEADERS OF ISRAEL IN ISAIAH 56:10-11 ARE CALLED BY GOD AS “DUMB DOGS THAT CANNOT BARK, SLEEPY AND GREEDY DOGS.” God continues to call THE FLESHLY CIRCUMCISED/MUTILATORS OF THE FLESH WHO DO NOT BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST AND ARE EVIL DOERS AS DOGS IN PHILIPPIANS 3:2.. He finally, in REVELATION 22:15 calls ALL THOSE SINNERS WHO ARE OUTSIDE THE HOLY HEAVENLY CITY WHICH IS DESCENDING AND COMING DOWN FROM HEAVEN AS ‘DOGS, SORCERERS, SEXUALLY IMMORAL, MURDERERS, IDOLATERS, LOVERS AND PRACTISERS OF FALSEHOODS (eg ATHEISM/ANTICHRISTISM)” REGARDLESS OF WHICH RACE THEY ARE FROM.

    YOU DO ERR SO MUCH AND SIN AGAINST YOUR OWN SOUL AND DESTINY OH MAN IN SPEAKING BAD ABOUT THINGS AND AUTHORITIES YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND AND KNOW!!! REPENT AND BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST YOUR ONLY SAVIOUR AND LORD FOR THE SALVATION OF YOUR POOR SOUL,OR ELSE YOU WILL NOT ESCAPE THE WRATH OF GOD AND WILL SURELY BE IN THIS GROUP OF DOGS OF REVELATION 22:15!!! He loves you DEARLY BROTHER, that’s why He commands you to repent NOW. Do not let your ignorance destory. Open your eyes to TRUTH AND REPENT, AND FLEE THE WRATH OF GOD TO COME1 FOR NONE OF THE PROPHECIES WRITTEN IN THE BIBLE ABOUT OUR, PAST HISTORY EVER FELL SHORT OF THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENT, THEREFORE WE SHOULD ALL KNOW CERTAINLY THAT WHATEVER HE HAS EQUALLY SPOKEN ABOUT NOW AND THE FUTURE WILL SURELY COME TO PASS!!! CHOOSE THE SHEEP-GROUP OF JESUS CHRIST, NOT THE GOAT AND DOG GROUP FREELY AND LIVE FOREVERMORE IN HIS ETERNAL JOY. DENY HIM BEFORE MEN NOW, AND EARN YOUR A SURE TICKET TO HELL AND THE LAKE OF FIRE! THE CHOICE IS YOUR! BE ZEALOUS AND REPENT AND BE BORN AGAIN, THEREFORE, CONFESSING YOUR SINS TO GOD THE FATHER IN JESUS’S NAME, AND HE WILL SURELY FORGIVE YOU AND SAVE YOUR AND KEEP YOU AS HIS OWN SHEEP!!!

  2. enock mavuto says:

    mmmmm mmmmmmmm let’s think again

  3. Tt says:

    Yes Madam! Tell these guillible people to imitate that non-existent absurd Jewish racist aka Jesus , who regarded Gentiles as “dogs” (Matthew 15:21-28)! Using religion which will mental numb most of these malawians overdoses and drunk with religious nonsense and fake pastors, prophets and sheiks is the best thing to do in these troubled times.

  4. Winston Msowoa says:

    No thank you.You would have first urged your husband to portray decent leadership in the wake of unprecedented shortage of food in the country and you have to advise him to stop misusing public funds which could have played a progressive role in importing food for our starving masses of our people instead of urging Malawians to play to God.It is in fact the fault of your corrupt husband who has no sympathy towards his fellow citizens.What you are trying to do is double standard of the lowest level.Your husband has forgotten those who put him into power,but God sooner or later,will come to our help because he is our kind creator,AMEN!!!

  5. Lets take our country back says:

    Your ” husband “needs prayers, he says alibe pulobulemu while people are suffering

  6. Phwado says:

    My foot!That is the problem with fake and narrow-minded so-called doctors.Jesus is said to be a man!Why not emulate Mary or Delilah!kkkkkkkkkkk.

  7. dalitso says:

    Good speech Madam Dr Muntharika. We ought to emulate Jesus.

  8. Indeed women need to their children. Good teachings Madam.

  9. This is the kind of leadership we need here in our country. Keep it up Madam.

  10. Mac Hende says:

    Dokotara? Zakumachendeeeee zimenezi

  11. ineyo says:

    Paja akuti uyimila 2019 azakuvotele ambiyako.

  12. Jimmy says:

    ALL THE IGNORANT EVIL DEVILS CALLED RELIGIOUS LEADERS IN MALAWI
    SHOULD ATTEMPT TO FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS AND LOVE ALL
    PEOPLE … There is too much hate and suffering in this patch of land called Malawi

  13. Jinack Chinula says:

    Thank you First lady for the biblical teaching.

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