LISTEN TO THE SERMON OF YOUR LIFE

It was a Sunday morning – and from the skies, it kept pouring and pouring. Outside, it was wet, cold, flooded, even forbidding. Yet, the people defied it all, thronging to The Synagogue, Church of All Nations and determined to keep their destiny appointment with God Almighty. Inside, the atmosphere was warm with the love of God and charged with expectation as The SCOAN Choir sang in praise of Yahweh. They sang of the power in the name of Jesus Christ – the power that breaks all chains, works mighty miracles and changes destinies. 

In a message meant to encourage self-probing, God’s disciple Prophet Chris urged the church to LISTEN TO THE SERMON OF YOUR LIFE. He read from Romans 6: 20-21, Galatians 5: 16-17, Galatians 5: 19-21 and Galatians 6: 7-8. The message focused on the waning fire among Christians as the flesh seems to be dominating the spirit. Prophet Christ stated that there will always be “constant conflict between the flesh and spirit of man” and that being a Christian “equips you to fight the battle.” Regarding vices such as impurity, sexual immorality, hatred, selfish ambition, idolatry and jealousy, as well as others, Prophet Chris asked congregants to search their hearts for the answer to the question as to the benefits they reap from such vices.  

Prophet Chris asked congregants to “surrender all” to Jesus and cautioned them against repeating what damages us simply because our hearts are focused on ourselves and not the Spirit of God. Sin, he said, hurts our soul, yet we continue returning to it because we continue to feed the flesh and not the spirit. In concluding the message, Prophet Chris deplored the tendency of today’s church to pay more attention to the building of churches instead of character and the pursuit of applause for sermons rather than the impact of such sermons on hearts, as well as the drive by church leaders for tithes rather than the saving of souls.

TESTIMONIES

LITTLE LUBA NO LONGER WEIGHED DOWN BY PAIN

Two Sundays ago, 11-year-old Miss Luba Salani came to The SCOAN with her mother, Tebogo. They had come all the way from Botswana and had been seeking divine healing for Luba’s problem of thoraco-lumbar scoliosis, a condition that had caused her severe back pains. Diagnosed in 2017, the condition had made it impossible for Luba to do her chores in the home or focus on her schoolwork. Despite attention from chiropractors and physiotherapists, Luba never felt better and her lumbar corset remained a constant reminder of her daily torture. After prayers in Jesus’ mighty name, Luba received her perfect healing and yanked off her lumbar corset, to the glory of God. “When the man of God prayed for me, I found a difference,” she testified last Sunday. Now, she can bend, walk and stand for as long as she wants. She advised people to have faith in God, as Jesus solves all problems. Luba’s mother advised people to make God’s Word the standard for their lives.

A CATERER RETURNS TO WORK AS DIFFICULTY IN WALKING ENDS

For over four years, Mrs Celestine Sefe was virtually grounded due to lumbar spondylosis, a condition that made it extremely difficult for her to walk. To take her bath, she had to sit on a stool and she could not stand for long. Unable to get a solution at the many hospitals and worship centres to which she had been, the Ghanaian caterer soon found herself out of work, as she could not cope with the demands of her job. Tired of switching from one painkiller to another, and unable to get relief from her lumbar corset, Celestine decided to visit The SCOAN for prayers. “After the man of God prayed for me, the heaviness in my back disappeared,” she told the church on Sunday. Celestine demonstrated her healing by walking smartly and running on The SCOAN aisle. “Have faith and your case will be settled,” she advised the church.

“THIS IS GOD’S TIME FOR MY HEALING!” SAYS WOMAN HEALED OF SLEEP APNEA

At any time during the 15 years for which she was under the yoke of obstructive sleep apnea, Mrs Zoe Weagbah might easily have lost her life. But she did not, for God had chosen to preserve her life in order for His name to be glorified and for others to build their faith through her testimony. The 49-year-old Norway-based Liberian had been told she had to rely on a nebulizer for the rest of her life, if she must get any sleep at night. Tiredness, dizziness and headaches were some of the effects of the nebulizer. And because of the embarrassment of using the machine, Zoe tended to isolate herself from people. A fortnight ago, however, she took a step of faith and visited The SCOAN for prayers in Jesus’ mighty name. After Prophet T.B. Joshua laid an anointed hand on her, Zoe became healed instantly. “I felt so light, so free,” she testified today. She advised people to accept that God’s time is the best.

MEDICAL DOCTOR HEALED OF WRITER’S SPASMS, DELIVERED FROM NIGHTMARES

“Emmanuel!” Dr Irma Bendar’s voice rang out in excitement as she began her testimony on Sunday. The doctor from Russia started by praising God for healing her from muscle spasms, which had it impossible for her to write legibly. Unable to sign off her patients’ prescriptions, Irma had had to rely on stamping instead. The muscle spasms also caused her waist pains and prevented her from sitting for long, despite her using a lumbar corset. Realising that she could not help herself, Irma decided to seek a divine solution. As such, a fortnight ago, Irma found her way to The SCOAN, where she received her deliverance from the evil spirit trying to destroy her by tormenting her life with nightmares. “As Prophet T.B. Joshua prayed for me, I felt something come out of me,” she told the church on Sunday. “I am the healthiest person in the world now,” she declared. Irma is now perfectly healed of writer’s spasms. Moreover, she is delivered from evil spirits, even as she no longer feels body pains or experiences nightmares. She told the church, “No disease is incurable; run to Jesus.” Irma also testified about her mother’s healing from poor vision back home in Russia during the Living Water Service of last Monday.

WOMAN HEALED OF INTERMITTENT BLEEDING AFTER WORD OF PROPHECY

Ms Josephine Omoregbe, a Nigerian living in Austria, had been bleeding intermittently. Unable to find a permanent medical solution, she decided to seek God’s face at The SCOAN. Two Sundays ago, as the prayer ministration went on, the Holy Spirit mentioned her condition through a word of prophecy from Prophet T.B. Joshua. Confirming the prophecy, Josephine said she had multiple fibroids that caused bleeding and that as God’s servant spoke she felt something come out of her. “Since then,” she testified on Sunday, “I have had no bleeding or felt any hardness in my stomach.” No longer will Josephine have to have her womb removed as a permanent cure to the embarrassing bleeding. She advised people to run to God, for He heals all illnesses.

AT LAST, IT’S FREEDOM FROM THE SPIRIT OF SUICIDE!

Two Sundays ago, Ms Dana Myutybayero, from Russia, had received a prophecy about her depressed state. As Prophet T.B. Joshua ministered during the Sunday Service, he mentioned her case at the nudging of the Holy Spirit. “In the family there is a challenge – there is depression,” he had prophesied. Dana promptly confirmed the prophecies. On Sunday, the Kazakhstani returned to church to testify about her deliverance from the spirit of depression, which was giving her suicidal thoughts. Six years ago, Dana had lost her mother and had attempted to throw herself in front of a car. “I felt a force push me back, however,” she disclosed. Dana said that her sister, who had also been suicidal, had visited The SCOAN last December and became a better, happier person, thus prompting Dana herself to seek God’s touch. “I feel happy and free,” she told the church. She also said that she is no longer nervous and does not have body pains. She advised people to look up to God only.

HELPLESS HERBALIST HEALED, DELIVERED BY JESUS CHRIST!

“There is a woman – this woman from South Africa is a herbalist…. This thing has destroyed your children. You are still practising it, till now.” After these words of prophecy were uttered by Prophet T.B. Joshua two Sundays ago, the woman in question, Mrs Jane Maleto, came out to confirm them. The man of God spoke further, “You know this thing has destroyed your children?” When Jane got on The SCOAN aisle last week to testify about God’s hand upon her life, she began by saying, “I don’t know what more I can do to thank God for rescuing my life from the pit of hell.” Then she told the story of how she got inducted into herbalism, disclosing that it had been suggested as the only way for her to rid herself of the inexplicable illnesses that had troubled her life from childhood, even affecting her children. She said that, owing to her mystery illnesses, she never enjoyed collecting the many prizes that she won as a brilliant student. According to Jane, anytime she needed to collect an award she would suddenly have swellings that would disfigure her skin and mouth and she would look unrecognisable in the pictures taken for the occasion. After failing to find a solution at churches and herbalists’ homes, and after resisting the suggestion for 14 years, Jane eventually agreed to train as a herbalist. After a month of training, Jane started on her own and began ‘treating’ people through the mediums that she had been taught to use. However, her problems worsened, just like her children. As Jane pondered about her situation, a man appeared to her in a vision and afterwards she began reading her Bible more seriously. Later on, she discovered Emmanuel TV as she searched for a Christian channel. “I was at the point of taking my life when I discovered Emmanuel TV,” Jane said, adding that at that point she dreamt of Prophet T.B. Joshua point a palm at her. When she woke up, she said, she received relief from the ailment that had been threatening to take her sight. From then on, Jane continued to have dreams of deliverance. Today, Jane is able to eat like any normal person and her stomach no longer swells. “People of God, I’m relieved. Now I can lie on my stomach and feel no pain. I am free!” she declared to the church. Jane advised people to avoid consulting herbalists for solutions to their problems.

WOULD-BE KILLER NOW A JESUS SOLDIER!

Because he was facing harassment from his creditor friend, Usman accepted the suggestion from another friend to visit a spiritualist who would help him take the creditor’s life. The spiritualist gave him a charm, and all he needed to do was to call the creditor’s name three times and he would die. The money from the creditor had in fact been taken away by somebody that Usman had regarded as a trusted business partner. No longer able to bear the beatings from security agents, Usman had decided on killing his creditor, hence the resort to the charm. Along the line, he came home one day and found his wife watching Emmanuel TV despite having asked her to stop doing so. She calmly asked him to listen to the man of God. That day, Prophet T.B. Joshua spoke on the need to forgive and the message reverberated with Usman. Eventually, he decided to forgive the creditor he had been intending to kill. How was he to get rid of the charm without any repercussion for him or his family? He decided he had to bring it to The SCOAN, hiding it from the security officials. Usman indeed managed to bring the charm in two weeks ago – but the Spirit of God located him through the man of God and neutralised the charm. And the rest is now history. No more does Usman have nightmares. “Now I sleep like a newborn and always think of Jesus Christ,” he added. He advised people to forgive their offenders in order to enjoy God’s forgiveness.    

ONCE A THIEF BUT NOW A NEW CREATURE

Two Sundays ago, Michael had been one of the several congregants who received words of prophecy as Prophet T.B. Joshua ministered. In Michael’s case, the Holy Spirit had revealed that he had been engaged in stealing and robbery and that he would soon pay with his life if he did not quit. Michael came out and confirmed the prophecy. Last Sunday, he returned to church to testify about how the Holy Spirit has now given him a new heart. He disclosed that, during his childhood, people used to taunt him over the fact that his father was a thief. As Michael grew older, he began to have dreams in which he would receive specific descriptions on whom and what to rob. Mostly stealing parked cars, Michael always succeeded in his missions but he would waste the money on riotous living. Tired of leading such an immoral life, he went to several churches seeking deliverance from the spirit urging him to steal. However, his efforts kept failing. To the glory of God, after the word of prophecy at The SCOAN, Michael has now repented. “I know in my heart that I’m delivered,” he asserted before advising people to stay away from crime.

BARRENNESS BANISHED AFTER PROPHECY

In 2018, Mr Declan Anunike had come to The SCOAN with his wife, Floran. They were seeking God’s face for the fruit of the womb. There, a prophecy located them as Prophet TB Joshua ministered in the prayer and prophecy session. He told Floran that she used to have a dream in which a baby would suck at her breast. She confirmed it. He told Declan that he needed deliverance, as he had earlier had a failed marriage. Then he prayed for the couple. Within a month, Floran conceived and, by the power in Jesus’ mighty name, she carried the pregnancy to term. Her days of depression and shame were now over. Despite having access to high-quality medical care in their Germany base, where they had in fact tried artificial insemination four times, the couple had no baby to show for it, even as their marital crisis worsened. On Sunday, the Anunikes returned to church to glorify God’s name for baby ThankGod! “We celebrate every day, with our baby,” Floran testified. The couple advised people to turn to God for solutions to their problems.

 EMAIL TESTIMONIES ON LIVING WATER AND NEW MORNING WATER

After participating in the Special Living Water Service of 27 September 2019, a businessperson recorded an astounding miracle as he secured a government contract despite having only just registered his company. He has now been mobilized for the contract. Similarly, a testifier ministered the New Morning Water on their failing livestock business and now orders are being placed on all of the company’s products. Emmanuel!