Emru

Month of the Faithful One

Emru 1st—30th 87HIM 30th July—28th August 2018

Ras Emru

LE’UL RAS EMRU HAILE SELASSIE Faithful companion and confidant of HIM Emperor Haile Selassie 1st

The month of Emru is founded on Le’ul Ras Emru and his faithfulness to his King, cousin and lifelong friend Haile Selassie 1st. His Imperial Majesty records in his autobiography that they, “grew up together as if they were twins”. Ras Emru was four months younger that His Imperial Majesty and he was also baptised with the name Haile Selassie.

Ras Emru was the Emperor’s confidant and one of the heroes of the Ethio-Italian war. He was always faithful to his king, his country and in all things.

Ras Emru with Lij Tafari
L-R: Tafari Belew, Lij Tafari, Beru, Emru Haile Selassie

Key Scriptures

The fruit of Emru speaks of friendship and faithfulness and offering of oneself to be faithful and true, being called for the service of Jah. It testifies of a one’s acknowledgement of and surrender to God, His Christ, His revelation, His word and His will for a one’s life.

St John 15:12-17 ~ Romans 8:28-30 ~ Isaiah 26:1-4

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