Nimba County Senator Prince Y. Johnson, cautions fellow senators here to put God first in everything they do, stressing, they need God everyday especially, ahead of the 2020 senatorial election.
Leader of the disbanded rebels Independent National Patriotic Front of Liberia (INPFL) former presidential candidate and a preacher, Senator PYJ says election is near and senators should be more prayerful than ever before, referencing that
in Holy Bible Ecclesiastes 3:1 says there is a time and a season for
He notes that there was time for senators to be elected to work for the Liberian people, and that time is drawing near for the same Liberian people to decide in the various counties if senators will get re-elected.
“Waking up this morning, I wonder how many of you ever prayed, a lot of people don’t pray when they get up in the morning. God is the source of life, everything we do he is the source to whom much is said and we leave everything to his holy hands”, asserts the man who has vowed to return to the bush and mobilize supporters with single barrel guns to resist arrest to face a war crimes court for his roles in the country’s civil war.
According to PYJ, the Liberian Senate has a history” “One election 15
senators went for re-election and just two came back, while 12 persons
lost. We are in the days of uncertainty. When you meet senators, they
will always boast that they have no match in their counties, but when you
look at the end it’s zero; those who made those challenging remarks were
He continues, in everything Liberians do, they need to commit it
to God, reminding that while all makes plans, God needs to approve those plans before they can be successfully implemented, so they should
depend on God for everything, not their education.
PYJ, who owns and church in Paynesville, where he preaches every Sunday, further notes in John Chapter 15, God is the vine and his creatures or mankind are the branches, reminding that God says ‘we can’t do anything without him, but if youabide in me and I abide in you, and whatever you ask my father in His
name, He’ll give so that His name may be glorified.
The Nimba County senator is himself ending two nine-year terms in the senate since 2005, and may probably seek a third term from his support base in Nimba.
By Ethel A. Tweh–Editing by Jonathan Browne