The Holy Quran (2:144)
قَدْ نَرَىٰ تَقَلُّبَ وَجْهِكَ فِي السَّمَاءِ ۖ فَلَنُوَلِّيَنَّكَ قِبْلَةً تَرْضَاهَا ۚ فَوَلِّ وَجْهَكَ شَطْرَ الْمَسْجِدِ الْحَرَامِ ۚ وَحَيْثُ مَا كُنْتُمْ فَوَلُّوا وُجُوهَكُمْ شَطْرَهُ ۗ وَإِنَّ الَّذِينَ أُوتُوا الْكِتَابَ لَيَعْلَمُونَ أَنَّهُ الْحَقُّ مِنْ رَبِّهِمْ ۗ وَمَا اللَّهُ بِغَافِلٍ عَمَّا يَعْمَلُونَ
We have seen your face turned towards the heaven. So We will turn you towards a direction that will satisfy you. So turn your face towards the Sacred Mosque. And wherever you may be, turn your faces towards it. Those who were given the Book know that it is the Truth from their Lord; and God is not unaware of what they do. Quran (2:144)
Many Christians and Muslims have never truly worshiped God because they don’t know how. We go to churches and mosques, but we don’t worship. We sing songs in churches, but we don’t worship. We listen to sermons in churches and mosques, but we don’t worship. All of these things are elements of worship but they are not worship in and of themselves which means that you can do all of them and yet have failed to truly worship Almighty God.
In the early years of Islam, the direction faced for prayers was towards heavens on side of the north, city of the Great King where God is known in His palaces. In about 624 C.E., the Prophet Muhammad (S) is said to have received a revelation instructing him to change the direction towards the Sacred Mosque, home of the Ka’aba in Makkah to build unity among Muslims worldwide. Although the Muslims face the Ka’aba, it should be noted that Muslims direct their worship only to Almighty God, the Creator. The Ka’aba is merely a capital and focal point for the unity of entire Muslim world, not a true object of worship.
Truly, to God belong the East and the West. Whichever way you turn, there is God’s presence. God is Omnipresent and Omniscient (Quran 2:115). Yet, as a King, He want us to enter His gates with THANKSGIVING in our hearts and His courts with PRAISE, by facing the direction of His throne in heaven, on the side of the North where He is known in His palaces since the days of Adam and our Father Abraham. True worship is not directionless as found in most churches, nor postureless but based on the revelation of God. Worship is not based on our likes or dislikes or conveniences. It is not based on our personal preferences or priorities or for entertaining the congregation. It is based solely on God’s revelation of Himself as it is found in the scriptures.
Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP) is the gathering of saints that came down from heaven onto Apostle Sunday Chukwu Eguzolugo in the house of his Muslim friend in Kebbi State in 2010. JMPP leadership know God by revelation, serve God by revelation, worship God by revelation, work with God by revelation and please God by revelation to lead the entire nation and indeed the whole world back to the days of our father of faith, Abraham, following his example in the art of true worship of Almighty God; facing the side of the North, in the realization that worship is not for us or to satisfy us, but for God our maker. Because God desires such worship, we must learn how to worship and hallow His holy name in truth and in spirit in preparation for the second coming of Jesus, the al-Marshi (Messiah) who has chosen to rule the world beginning from Nigeria His newly adopted nation.
Therefore, there’s a great celebration in heaven that Nigeria has become His capital from where, Christians and Muslims and the whole world shall be guided to return to the side of the North to seek the LORD, His strength and His face evermore as true seeds of Abraham, Ishmael and Isaac. For this sake has He sent Apostle Sunday Chukwu Eguzolugo from within our nation, for He remembered His holy promise to Abraham His servant, to bring his children together in keeping His ways, to do justice and judgement under His Justice Has Prevailed Godvernment (JHPG) and He has brought upon Abraham that which He has spoken of him through the greatest black nation on earth, even our nation NIGERIA. CONGRATULATIONS!
Dr Olusegun Ijagbemi
Justice Must Prevail Party