TB Joshua’s ‘Morning Water’ Saves Zimbabwean Mad Man For 25years In South Africa

A touching testimony from South Africa of reconciliation and restoration after years of madness, homelessness and family separation has been shared on TB Joshua’s official Facebook Page.

According to the testimony shared by Geogina Gumindega, she had visited Joshua’s popular church in Lagos, Nigeria in October 2019 and received some ‘Morning Water’ – an item believed to be ‘anointed by Jesus Christ’.

Geogina subsequently learned of a heart-breaking situation from one of her close friends whose brother had mysteriously disappeared for twelve years after leaving Zimbabwe for South Africa.

According to the lengthy tale, the man – whose name was given as Leon Ayamu – “left home without the blessing of his parents and also ran away from a woman who had just given birth to his daughter.”

The situation deteriorated in South Africa to the point that Ayamu “started to live in the bush” and fell into mental degradation.

It was so bad that he was “surviving solely on fruits and vegetables” with “monkeys for companionship” in his homeless state.

His discovery was nothing short of miraculous! “We ministered the Morning Water on his sister at 11pm on December 7th,” Miss Gumindega explained. “At 9am on December 8th, she saw her brother by the roadside on her way to the supermarket,”

“God had put him in the right place to be seen by his sister who was not even looking for him that morning!”

The family were apprehensive “due to his rude and violent nature at the time” but “managed to convince him to follow us home”.

Thereafter, Joshua’s ‘Morning Water’ was ministered to Ayamu and placed in the water in which he took his bath.

“After this first bath, he went on to sleep for six hours that afternoon. According to him, he started to remember his family and actually miss them after waking up from this sleep!”

The path to mental stability had begun as the dishevelled man told his family “he began to crave human companionship” instead of merely staying with animals.

A matter of weeks later, with plenty of prayer with the ‘Morning Water’ and tender care, Ayamu “has regained consciousness, accepted Jesus as his Saviour and watches Emmanuel TV 24/7!”

Reflecting on his old life, the restored mad man said it felt “as though he lived in the jungle for only a month yet, in reality it had been over a decade!”

He has since reconnected with his estranged family members in Zimbabwe, “apologised to his parents for his rebellion” and broken free from an addiction to codeine and marijuana that fuelled him in the bush.

However, Ayamu’s tale is marked with disturbing and sordid details.

“He confessed to having suffered physical and sexual abuse from other men who took advantage of the vulnerability of homeless and mentally ill people,” Geogina revealed, explaining that at times he would “wake up with male semen all over his body”.

Gumindega hoped his testimony would “challenge our perspective of the kind of help we give to vulnerable people in his former state.”

Pictures of Ayamu’s condition when he was discovered in the bush and his current state a month later after returning to normalcy were equally included in the remarkable testimony to authenticate its contents.

With the abundance of such ‘testimonies’, TB Joshua’s church continues to attract followers from around the world, with official immigration statistics revealing six out of every ten visitors to Nigeria are bound for The SCOAN.

SOURCE: TB Joshua Ministries Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/tbjministries/posts/2915367191917371

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Ihechukwu Njoku is a freelance Nigerian journalist… 

Did TB Joshua Predict Prince Harry’s ‘RESIGNATION’ From UK Royal Family?

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Announce Shocking Move to ‘Step Back as Senior Members of Royal Family’

On Wednesday 8th January 2019, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle made a shocking announcement, effectively ‘resigning’ from their duties within the British Royal Family.

However, merely days earlier, Nigerian Prophet TB Joshua of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN) had warned of impending separation within the Royal Family in his much-publicized prophecy for 2020.

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Prophet TB Joshua Praying at Mountain Top

“Pray for unity and understanding among the Royal Family – because of what I am seeing,” the cleric stated in the word of prophecy written on December 28th, 2019 which he said he ‘received’ after time in a ‘prayer mountain’.

“We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent,” the Duke and Duchess of Sussex wrote on their official Instagram account, adding the decision came “after many months of reflection and internal discussions”.

The announcement from the famous duo exposed the widening rifts within the British monarchy, already exacerbated by the fallout over Prince Andrew’s alliance with the late convicted sex-offender Jeffrey Epstein.

“We now plan to balance our time between the United Kingdom and North America,” the statement continued, stating this would provide them “with the space to focus on the next chapter, including the launch of our new charitable entity.”

Whilst releasing the prophecy publicly on Sunday 5th January 2019, Joshua explained that many of the events he had foreseen had begun to take place or would happen imminently.

In the same prophecy, TB Joshua warned of “an incident” in the nation of Iran “that will cause panic throughout the world”, confirmed days later when a US drone strike killed prominent Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.

The message regarding Iran followed a prophecy Joshua gave a decade earlier in which he warned of the repercussions of an “attack on Iran” by “super-powers”, going on his knees to pray for peace in the volatile region.

Concerning the United Kingdom, Joshua additionally warned in his 2020 prophecy of “agitation from a section that wants to leave” and also called for prayers “for the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh” regarding ill-health.

He equally cautioned about the “economic repercussions” stemming from Brexit, insisting it “needs more time to stand on its feet” with the co-operation of the European Union leadership.

Since its release, the video of the prophecy published on Emmanuel TV’s popular YouTube Channel – which included messages for Nigeria, Russia and USA – has racked up over 250,000 views.

Ihechukwu Njoku is a freelance Nigerian journalist

 

Prophet TB Joshua Tagging 2020 as a Year of Humility

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Prophet TB Joshua

If all of us are subject to one another in true love and being clothed with humility then the prophecy of prophet TB Joshua of SCOAN ought to be good news because our God resists the proud but gives grace to the humble.

It is said that the fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom and before honour is humility. If this is also our social condition then we know humility will produce promotion and honour. A year of humility will turn out to produce the best in us, growing us in God’s designed path and plans for our different communities.

It is, therefore, becoming very clear that prophet TB Joshua is talking about a change that comes from being humbled; a humbling change forced down on a proud community of people. The society will be humbled and individuals will be humbled to produce the desired people God would want. A change that is directed by God may not be an easy path to travel in a society walking and living on a path of impunity. In the Bible people were in their comfort zones and all of a sudden, God brought about a humbling change that guided their lives onto a completely new path.

Noah was asked to build a huge ship in the desert, Abraham was asked to leave his comfort zone to an unknown destination, Joseph forced out of the warm arms of his loving father into slavery, and countless others including Peter asked to abandoned his fishing profession to becoming an Apostle of Jesus Christ. It’s only God Himself that can lead us through by enforcing His divine will on a society bent only on self domination.

For people not familiar with prophecy, and confusing same with scientific prediction or forecasting, a little-noted may be needed. The purpose of both prophecy and prediction is the same. Each goes out to tell what will happen in the future. However, their source of authority for this information is very different. Whereas prophecy relies on the authority of God-given information prediction is based on man’s ability to determine what may happen in the future. Prediction is sometimes right but often wrong because it depends on man’s and the volatile environment. On the other hand, a true prophecy is never wrong because it always carries the authority of God’s truth and character. We appreciate prophet TB Joshua for being concerned in a world where people don’t seem to care nor value things of God such as praying, teaching or prophesying.

Prof. R. A. Ipinyomi, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

Prophet TB Joshua Releases 2020 Prophecy

By Ihechukwu Njoku

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Prophet TB Joshua

During his church service at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) on Sunday 5th January 2020, Prophet TB Joshua released his much-anticipated prophetic message for the year 2020. 

The eleven words of prophecy touched on a wide range of topics, including messages for Nigeria, Iran, America, Russia and the United Kingdom.

The cleric, who was absent during last week’s service at an undisclosed ‘prayer mountain’ where he was ‘seeking the face of God’, explained the revelations came to him on December 28th 2019.

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Prophet TB Joshua

“Let us pray for the Nigerian government to be able to finish this year without an interlude that will cause a situation of for and against,” Joshua stated in a parabolic message to the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, calling on people to join him in prayer for Nigeria.

He additionally addressed Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. “Vice President, it is not yet over. Expect much more pressure. The pressure will be so much. I pray you will be able to stand the pressure.”

The cleric revealed he had foreseen the US attack which led to the death of Iranian military Commander Qassem Soleimani, sparking a dramatic escalation in tensions between the two nations.

“An incident will happen to the nation Iran that will cause panic throughout the world. We are praying to know the mind of God concerning this,” he wrote in the prophetic message on December 28th, just days before the deadly drone strike in Baghdad, Iraq.

Joshua called on America to “invest more in agriculture”and “encourage their farmers” due to impending economic challenges in the nation.

This mirrored his message for the world concerning the economic situation. “Agriculture will help the economy because the economy will have a backlash. Let us farm to help the economy.”

He equally spoke of the upcoming Presidential elections in USA scheduled for November 2020. “Also, approach to the security issue will affect the candidates and swing voters in the next election. It will be tough in the election. They should pray against a recount. It may be too tight.”

Joshua then addressed Russia, calling on the nation to“pray for their leader to avert his being on the sickbed. There is a ladder to go up – if this is averted,” he added.

Speaking in more general terms to leaders worldwide, he added: “Many sicknesses and diseases that leaders have been treating privately will surface this year. They will become bedridden and many will not make it.”

Regarding the United Kingdom, Joshua spoke of “agitation from a section that wants to leave”, additionally calling for prayers for the Royal Family.

“Brexit needs more time to stand on its feet – with more co-operation of the EU leaders,” he added. “If not, there will be economic repercussions and the cost of things will become unbearable. With time and preparation, all will be well.” 

In a message affecting the general populace, Joshua warned of a ‘common medicine’ that will “cause people to be ‘high’ to die, to commit suicide”. “The governments of each nation should watch out and put a check on pharmaceutical drugs that come to their country,” he cautioned.

“This year will be a year of humility,” he continued, stressing that “this year, the Lord will humble us with our challenges.” 

Joshua revealed the only remedy was to “move closer to God”, explaining that weaknesses and bad habits would “destroy us or exposes us” as a means of bringing humility.

Finally, the cleric spoke of those involved in the work of God. “People will be getting tired this year because the work of God is not by power and might,” he revealed, warning of “so many challenges, tribulations and burdens they will not be able to bear”.

“Our prayer warriors are on their knees praying to make sure the changeable ones are changed,” the cleric stressed, adding that two additional parts of the prophecy would be revealed in due course. “Prophecy is a guide to life.”

The service was broadcast live on Emmanuel TV, which just became the world’s first Christian ministry YouTube channel to break the milestone of obtaining 1,500,000 subscribers.

Ihechukwu Njoku is a freelance Nigerian journalist…

Oh That Men Would Praise the Lord

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The SCOAN

Like the Psalmist in Psalms 107, we give thanks and praise unto the LORD, the God of heaven and earth, for He is good. His mercy endures forever. We see His right hand of power working through our man of God, Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of all Nations (SCOAN) Lagos, Nigeria. This outgoing year, 2019 has been a year of testimonies. We cannot count all the blessings, we don’t even know most of them, only that we feel God’s presence and His blessings. God has continued to expand the coast of His prophet through building men and women to work with him in the ministry in this outgoing 2019. Many across the globe have become more committed Christians and working for the kingdom of God assisted by the devotion and commitment of the Prophet.

Hence, the redeemed of the LORD, whom God has redeemed from the hand of the enemy in 2019 are saying thank you, Jesus, whether they came to the SCOAN or attended any of the international crusades held in Nazareth or elsewhere, or had exercised individual personal faith in our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ through Emmanuel.TV. Thank you, Jesus, because it has pleased you to gather us out of the lands, from the east, and the west, from the north, and the south, and you delivered us from the grip of Satan, that old serpent. Many had truly wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way but found no deliverance until they came to have an encounter with Jesus in the SCOAN. There they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, and He delivered them out of their distresses. God led them forth by the right way, that they might be saved and have salvation in Christ Jesus, who is the Way, the Truth and the Life. This is why we are praising the LORD for His goodness, and His wonderful works to the children of men in our generation.

God had satisfied the longing of our souls and filled out hungry souls with goodness. We had been afflicted by various degrees of darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and chains of iron. Yes, we acknowledged it has been because we had rebelled against the words of God and contemned the counsel of the Most High. Then we cried unto the LORD in our trouble and ran to prophet TB Joshua. The prophet prayed for each one and God saved us out of our distresses. God brought us out of the darkness and the shadow of death and broke the chains of iron holding us to the enemy. God set us free. Oh, that men would praise the LORD for His goodness, and His wonderful works to the children of men.

Assuredly God has broken the gates of brass and cut the bars of iron in sunder. We are set free from spiritual husbands or spiritual wives, set free from bedwetting, set free from idols or generational curses, we are healed and our souls are saved. Yes, we’d been fools because of our transgression, and because of our iniquities, and had been afflicted. We had lusted after all manner of idolatries and hence drew near unto the gates of death. Now we have cried unto the LORD in our trouble. We ran to prophet TB Joshua and he prayed for us and God in His mercy saved us out of our afflictions and distresses. God sent His word through His Prophet to heal everyone, and to deliver us from destructions. Our God is full of goodness and wonderful works to the children of men. With God all things are possible. We saw and tasted God’s awesome power and goodness in SCOAN this year 2019.

Now by taking the step to accept Jesus as our Lord and Saviour, we have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby God is now our Father. The Holy Spirit itself bears witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God. From being children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ. This is the good news of Christmas and the work being echoed every day through Emmanuel.TV. Therefore if we celebrate Jesus this Christmas we shall also be glorified together with Him. Therefore we truly celebrate prophet TB Joshua of SCOAN and his team because our spirit bears witness that he is a true man of God and proclaiming Jesus Christ our King. Emmanuel!!!

Prof.  R. A. Ipinyomi, University of Ilorin Nigeria

 

LEAVE THE ISSUE WITH GOD

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It is the goodness of our cause that interests God, more than our physical and mental disposition. This explains why the young, rustic and seemingly inexperienced, tactless David could defeat Goliath in battle. This explains why weak people like me, who are without great strength, fast legs or smoothness of the tongue should ever remain grateful to God for the purpose HE has designed us for. HIS divine cause is what we are born for, it is what we are living for and it is what we are going to die for. As a Christian, when you understand this philosophy of life, you will continue to strive, press on – after that divine cause for your life.

After struggling, after our hard labour, God would still have to mark our work. When we have done everything, we must leave the issue with HIM. If we succeed, we must give HIM all the glory. However, there are factors beyond human control, which stand for unexpected events. We may meet failure and setback in those very plans we have promised ourselves high success and satisfaction. If we fail, we must submit to HIS will, for we may not know when our time is coming. Remember, everyone has a divine cause; the way and manner God executes HIS plans in people’s lives differ. That is why we should give all glory to HIM in success and submit to HIM when things seem otherwise.

Reinhard Bonnke, TB Joshua and Overcoming Division in The Body of Christ

bonnke, tb joshua“Let us have a minute of silence for one of God’s Generals – Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke. May his soul rest in perfect peace.” The entire congregation rose solemnly to their feet. Respect. Honour. Acknowledgement. A day earlier it had been announced that German Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke had passed onto glory at the ripe age of 79. “It’s all about Jesus, not all about T.B. Joshua. It’s not about Reinhard Bonnke; it’s all about Jesus.”

It was with these heartfelt words that Pastor T.B. Joshua began his sermon at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) on Sunday December 8th 2019. Hours earlier, his social media platforms – followed by millions – had published a touching tribute to Evangelist Bonnke, describing him as a “missionary with a burning passion for the Gospel.” Celebrating his ‘life and legacy of harvest’, Emmanuel TV declared, “The character of a true believer is that he finds refuge in the secret place of the Most High God. Heaven is our resting place, our dwelling place. Here Reinhard Bonnke rests – in the precious arms of Jesus Christ.”

I’m sure churches around the African continent and indeed the world offered similar sentiments and shared similar tributes. Reinhard Bonnke was, after all, a colossus in the evangelical world whose mammoth crusades led untold millions to the knowledge of Jesus Christ. However, the significance of Joshua’s poignant tribute lies in the divisive events preceding it, much of which remains shrouded in mystery by the ‘dirty politics’ that unfortunately infiltrated Nigerian Christianity. Indeed, many don’t know that Reinhard Bonnke publicly renounced any ties with TB Joshua – at the specific, urgent insistence of then Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) President Ayo Oritsejafor.

In 2007, Bonnke had been interviewed by Emmanuel TV in one of his public meetings, immediately irking Nigeria’s Pentecostal fold who had denounced Joshua as an impostor who used diabolical powers. Bonnke spoke several weeks later on ABN (African Broadcasting Network) – the channel owned and operated by Oritsejafor – stating he was unaware of Emmanuel TV’s correlation with TB Joshua and renouncing any ‘endorsement of TB Joshua’ suggested by his initial interview. At the period when ‘persecution’ against TB Joshua from Nigerian Pastors was at its fiercest, Oritsejafor was undoubtedly among his chief critics, stating categorically in an interview with the Vanguard in 2009 that he did not consider Joshua to even be a Christian and threatening to ‘expel’ any member of PFN who was caught ‘fraternising’ with him. Oritsejafor’s spiritual father – the late Benson Idahosa – once famously said TB Joshua was ‘below his cleaner’ and defiantly declared he would shortly die. Without jumping to any conclusions, it’s pertinent to note his own passing followed soon after.

In an article from US-based Charisma Magazine in 2002 about the controversies surrounding Joshua’s ministry, Peter Vandenberg, then executive vice president of Christ for All Nations (CFAN), explained Bonnke’s rationale for ‘keeping a distance’ from the Nigerian cleric. “We held a meeting organised by 2000 local pastors and every one of them said that Joshua does things that are occultic and that what he is doing is not doctrinally correct… We stand with the majority of Christians there who have denounced him. Our brothers in Nigeria are on the ground there, and they know best.”

It’s intriguing to note the ministry quoted ‘the majority’ as opposed to ‘seeking God’ for insight. However, years have passed since these controversies raged and time has unequivocally spoken a rather different picture than the ‘majority’ quoted above. Rather than receding away from prominence, TB Joshua has grown leaps and bounds, emerging as Nigeria’s most well-known televangelist with an increasingly large international following. Whilst Oritsejafor has faded into virtual anonymity, Joshua’s ministry has seen exponential, sustained growth (ABN has 1,500 YouTube subscribers and Emmanuel TV has 1,500,000). Prominent figures in Nigerian Christendom who vociferously condemned him such as Mike Okonkwo, Chris Okotie and Matthew Ashimolowo have dipped into ‘relative obscurity’ compared to Joshua’s meotoric rise in influence and acclaim.

Amidst such criticism, Joshua remained silent – letting actions speak louder than words. His sermons are centred on the simple truths of God’s Word, he engages in huge humanitarian projects both locally and internationally and the countless testimonies emerging from his ministry unequivocally give glory to Jesus Christ. Whilst Oritsejafor has been embroiled in the controversy of the Prosperity Gospel – recently caught on camera ‘commanding’ Americans to pay $5,000 each for an ‘anointed mantle’ at Morris Cerullo’s church – TB Joshua has painstakingly made it clear miracles cannot be exchanged with money and openly distanced himself from the excessive greed associated with the ‘Prosperity Gospel’. To surmise the scenario, the advice of Gameliel in Acts 5:38-39 springs readily to mind: “Therefore, in the present case I advise you: Leave these men alone! Let them go! For if their purpose or activity is of human origin, it will fail. But if it is from God, you will not be able to stop these men; you will only find yourselves fighting against God.”

I expect Bonnke just listened to what the ‘majority’ said without taking time to personally observe TB Joshua or seek the face of God concerning his anointed ministry. I am sure he – like many others in the Pentecostal fold – realised the truth about Joshua’s genuineness and unique spiritual calling but found it difficult to publicly acknowledge given his past comments. Regardless, this tribute by TB Joshua provides a powerful lesson, especially poignant for those in the vineyard of Christ. Let us forget pain of the past, put aside our differences in the body of Christ and ensure we stand for unity – with Jesus Christ at the forefront of all our actions and attitudes. After all, it’s not about Reinhard Bonnke, TB Joshua, Enoch Adeboye, David Oyedepo, Chris Oyakhilome or any other minister of God – it is all about Jesus! 

Tawia Acheampong is a writer on African affairs based in Accra, Ghana