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Monday, April 4, 2022

April 04, 2022

Deeper Life GO, Kumuyi Slams His Church's Choristers For Wearing Male Jackets, Dancing In Worldly Style

Pastor W. F. Kumuyi

 

The General Superintendent of Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor Williams Kumuyi, has slammed female choristers for wearing male jackets and dancing in the worldly style at a recent crusade of the church.


Kumuyi and some senior pastors were in Bayelsa for the ministry’s global crusade themed, ‘Full redemption for all through Christ’ where he tongue-lashed female choristers for their dressing and dance.


In the now-viral video, Kumuyi expressed disapproval of the female chorister’s mode of dressing and style of dancing.


He said: “If you’re Deeper Life choir when you come to sing at the crusade, don’t bring that worldly dancing into the crusade where Deeper Life is organising.


“And then, don’t bring all that kind of dress that I saw last night, a woman shall not put on that which belongs to a man. When you wear a jacket that I’m wearing now, that belongs to a man.


“When you wear your trousers or whatever makes that belongs to a man and crusade does not mean we should forget where we are coming from.


“Crusade does not mean that we should forget the heavenly vision and we bring the world into the church. It must stop.


“And so you pastors who are here don’t say, I saw those Deeper Life choir ladies, I saw the way they dressed. I saw what they put on. I’m going to go to my church and do that also. Those are incorrigible members of Deeper Life.


“We’ve different categories of Deeper Life members. The people who respect their pastors, the people who love their pastors, and people who accept everything their pastor says.


“They wouldn’t see me sit there and then bring the dancing of the world and dressing of the world, right in my presence and say if I can do it in his presence, then I can do it in his absence. Maybe you can. That’s the nature of incorrigibility.


“But whatever people do to me, whatever people do in my presence, I’ve made up my mind to continue with the heavenly vision.”





Sunday, April 3, 2022

April 03, 2022

Jehovah’s Witnesses Open Kingdom Halls Two Years After COVID-19 Lockdown


 

After two years of being shut, Jehovah’s Witnesses have opened their places of worship, known as Kingdom Halls, which were closed worldwide.


The Kingdom Halls were shut due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which claimed millions of lives around the world.


The group’s spokesperson in Nigeria, Olusegun Eroyemi, in a video announcement noted that its public activities were suspended to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among members and their friends.


He said, “We didn’t want to be associated with spreading COVID. We didn’t want it to be said that someone contracted COVID because he attended a function organised by Jehovah’s witnesses. That was why we had to wait until what we thought was a good time to go and this time, we think, is the right time.”


While the Kingdom Halls were shut, members of the religious group held their services, known as Christian meetings, virtually.


As the Witnesses returned to their Kingdom Halls, they also invited their friends and neighbours to two important programs that will hold in their Kingdom Halls in the month of April.


The two events are a 30-minute program titled ‘Where Can You Find Real Hope?, which will be held during the week of April 4, and the annual observance of the death of Jesus Christ on the evening of April 15, 2022.


According to a statement, Eroyemi stated that both events will be held at Kingdom Halls across Nigeria.


“These are difficult but not hopeless times. Attending one of these special events will provide the needed courage to look to the future with confidence in God’s promises,” the Witnesses’ spokesperson said.




Tuesday, February 22, 2022

February 22, 2022

If You Don’t Pay Tithe, You Are A Criminal - Pastor David Ibiyeomie

Pastor David Ibiyeomie

The Senior Pastor of Salvation Ministry, David Ibiyeomie, has described the failure of Christians to pay tithes as criminal, noting that it is compulsory to pay tithe, IgbereTV reports..


The Cleric described those who fail to remit their tithes, (10 per cent of all their incomes) to churches as criminals, stressing that the offense is punishable.


The clergyman said this while preaching in his church on Sunday, February 20. According to the clergyman, some Christians have suffered the near success syndrome (failure at the edge of breakthrough) because of their reluctance to pay tithes.


Speaking to his congregation, he said;

“Tax is the government’s share, so you don’t say I want to give the government my tax, you say you want to pay tax, that is how tithe is God’s own. Leviticus 27:30. God is the owner of the tithe. So, what do you do?


You pay, it’s only in Nigeria you don’t pay tax and they can leave you, in the Western world it is a big criminal offence, if you don’t pay tithe, you are a criminal, your offence is punishable, tithe is simply one-tenth of your income, 10 per cent of your income goes to God.


Near success syndrome will not happen. If you’re experiencing near success syndrome don’t go for deliverance, you’re not a tither. Anything that I do, when it is close to manifestation, the thing will just go off, you’re not a faithful tither.


Many deliverance ministries, they just go for deliverance, this is the problem, they don’t pay tithe faithfully. Yet, they will say anything I want to do, when it is about to click it will just go off.


It is near success syndrome. Correct it from tithing, don’t correct it from seven days deliverance. Hear this, tithe must be paid first otherwise the curse will remain.''






Sunday, January 30, 2022

January 30, 2022

Members Of Brotherhood Of The Cross & Star (Olumba Olumba) Attempted Killing Me Since Ten Years Ago - Pastor Ibiyeomie


Pastor David Ibiyeomie of Salvation Ministry has narrated how some members of a brotherhood, called Olumba Olumba, were allegedly visiting graveyards every day with the aim of eliminating him.


Speaking during a sermon in the ongoing programme, Home of Success and Glory Reign, the renowned clergy said one of the prophets of Olumba Olumba confessed after ten years that they had tried all means to kill him.


According to the man of God, the confessor, who is currently a member of his church, said he (Ibiyeomie) was a threat to the brotherhood, hence, the move to eliminate him.


He said, “Let me share this testimony, a cult called Olumba Olumba, their headquarters is in Cross Rivers State. I had no idea for 10 years that they were going to the cemetery every day on my behalf.


“The confession is on tape. They said I am disturbing Olumba Olumba. Because in Port Harcourt they invaded everywhere. Every street in GRA, they had a shrine. So, I didn’t know. I just heard that in the Spirit realm they said I was troubling them.


“So they said whatever they have to do they will do it against this man. So, they were making incantations in a particular grave every day. They said every day they go there. They pay them millions to do it. They did it for 10 years and all of them died except one.


“Why God kept him was because he needed to tell us the story. He said when everyone died he was on his own and God said go and confess to David Ibiyeomie what you have been doing otherwise you will be dead, he woke and saw nobody.


“He came on his own, he came to confess he said he is a prophet of Olumba Olumba. He mentioned his hierarchy; he was among the first five. He said this what has happened, for 20 years we have been after you.


“I said it is nonsense I won’t see him. I told some young men to attend to him. They recorded him as I am talking to you. The man is in Church. He is born again now”.
 






Sunday, November 14, 2021

November 14, 2021

How God Used Me To Heal One Of My Ex-girlfriends’ Son – Pastor Adeboye


 


By Ochogwu Sunday


Pastor E. A. Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has revealed how God used him to heal the son of his ex-girlfriend who was born crippled.


Adeboye, during a sermon in his church, admitted that he lived a rough life while he was still an unbeliever, stressing that he was unable to count his girlfriends.


According to Adeboye, who is one of the most reverenced Christian clergymen in Nigeria, one of his ex-girlfriends who unfortunately gave birth to a cripple, was shocked to see him as a pastor when she came to church seeking for a spiritual solution to her son’s health crisis.


The renowned clergy stated that though the woman could not believe in his new life, the son was healed after a simple prayer.


He said, “I have shared with you before my testimony that before I became a Christian I was rotten, I mean very rotten. I had everything needed to be rotten. I was a sportsman, I was a cameraman, I also had one or two things.


“I ended up having so many girlfriends I couldn’t remember the number. But there was a particular one that we did everything together, and I have always told you that what we did together is none of your business.


“But after some time she went her way and I went my way. I was transferred to the University of Ilorin and after some time her own husband was transferred to Ilorin, they had given birth to a child that was born lame.


“So when they arrived in Ilorin, I was lecturing in Ilorin and I was also pastoring our small church in Ilorin. Someone told her that there is a pastor that God is performing miracles through him, take this child to him.


“If he prays for this child the child will walk. She came to the Mission house and she asked for the pastor and they brought her to my office, she opened the door and we greeted and she said “I want to see the Pastor”, I said “Yes! Can I help you?” she said “Yes! I want to see the Pastor”. I said I am the pastor and she said “You are the pastor?” I said yes! She said, “you will pray and God will answer?”.


“We prayed a simple prayer and the child walked. If any man is in Christ, he is a new creature. Old things have passed away and behold all things have become new. Alpha can take care of your past”



Thursday, September 30, 2021

September 30, 2021

NIGERIA @61; PROPHET GIVES SHOCKING PROPHECY ABOUT BUHARI AND NIGERIA AS A WHOLE

Primate Elijah Ayodele, the Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church recently released a prophecy about Buhari and the country ahead of Independence as Nigeria clocks 61 years.
According to him, God said top government officials will be kidnapped. The Taliban will reinforce and attack before Buhari administration elapses and the North and Abuja will be at the crest of it.
Primate Elijah Ayodele also added that corrupt officials will be exposed, bandits and terrorist leaders will be captured.

In his words, “Our 61st independence anniversary has no meaning, there is no development, the government has done well but the poor are not enjoying it. There is too much death, bloodbath, and more is still coming. What the Lord said to me that we should expect in this new independence year is that the level of corruption in this government will be exposed and some bandits leaders, ISIS, ISWAP Leaders will be captured’.

“In this New Year, some governors will regret being governors because of issues they will be facing especially in the north. There will be so many things exposed and several serious accusations.

“Let us also be prayerful, I see bandits kidnapping people in the top hierarchy. There are places they want to attack in the north and Abuja. Let the government pray on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of October to save Nigeria from all unnecessary threats because there is going to be a new terrorist group with sophisticated weapons

“We have to pray more for our security issues because the Taliban will reinforce in this New Year and there will be a major attack before the end of this government.”

The prophet spoke about the economy of the country... “Nigeria will still battle with the economy as I see political assassination that will involve a prominent politician.

“EFCC chairman will be incapacitated because of his techniques, he will get a lot of information but they will use him for political reasons so he must be careful,”

He also spoke on the security turnout... “There will be a crisis in customs, some officers will be queried of some illegal operations.

“Let us pray against the death of any commissioner of police.

“Nigeria will still battle with the economy as I see political assassination that will involve a prominent politician.