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TB JOSHUA It was an atmosphere of serenity at The SCOAN last Sunday and one that radiated the magnificence of God’s glory. The awesome power of the Holy Spirit was thick in the church’s auditorium as the choir broke into a Heavenly chorus of worship, calling on God’s anointing to rain down. As the church joined in, lifting their voices to the Heavens, the gates of anointing swung open. The evangelists ministered the New Anointing Water and no one could escape the fire of the Holy Spirit as demons were cast out and people set free in the mighty name of Jesus Christ. The man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua, ministered to the congregation for the first time in two weeks after a successful crusade in Columbia, South America. He thanked the congregation for their prayers which he said, had contributed to the good success of the revival.

 

WISEMAN HARRY Earlier, Wise Man Harry preached a life-changing message titled: Get Prepared for Christ. With proof text taken from Mark 10:17-22 – the story of ‘The Rich and the Kingdom of God’, he said: “Many seem to desire to know what they must do to receive from God but are not prepared to do it. As a child of God, you need to know that life is not fun and games; it is a warfare where only the spiritually minded are victorious. If you truly love God, nothing should be too small or too big to give out for God’s sake. The rich young ruler seemed to desire his duty but he was not prepared to do it. He seemed to desire to know what he must do to enter the Kingdom of God but he was not prepared to do it. His love for wealth and riches here on earth surpassed his love for Christ. Do not let this happen to you today!”

 

He concluded, “If we exclude God today in whatever plans we are making, we are guilty of the sins of arrogance and self-sufficiency and certainly, we are not prepared for tomorrow. This does not mean we should not make careful, thoughtful and watchful provision for the future, nor does it consist in unnecessary worry and anxiety about tomorrow. We should recognise who we are before God, realizing that He is God and we are not, that He is the Father and we are but children, that He is a Shepherd and we are straying sheep”.

 

TESTIMONIES

Thanks to God’s grace, many people lined up to testify to His goodness in their lives. Below are just a selected few. We hope they will help build your faith and you will find reason to thank God for the gift of life!

 

COLOMBIA FOR CHRIST!

The great revival led by the man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua in Colombia which took place this July shall certainly go into the record books as God manifested His love and power to the people of the South American continent. After a two-day crusade at the Olympic Stadium and a Pastors’ Conference, Prophet T.B. Joshua and the Emmanuel TV Team purchased thousands of dollars worth of foodstuffs, supplies, meals, drinks and medical supplies for single mothers and their children. Huge packages of supplies were distributed, one for each family. Medical doctors were also on hand to assist with basic medical needs of the children, citing difficulties due to malnutrition among the young population. The event put smiles on the faces of the young children of Colombia as Prophet T.B. Joshua went further and pledged to provide scholarships for those in need.

The man of God was also invited to address members of the Colombia National Police Force and representatives of the Ministry of Defence, where he received an award of recognition for his service to humanity, especially in Colombia. He dedicated the award to widows and widowers whose spouses had died in line of duty, providing the country security. He then donated US$100,000 to the police for social welfare to take care of the infirm, wounded, and children with special needs. Prophet T.B. Joshua then encouraged the police to remain dedicated to their job and offered to partner with them through prayer for the security of Columbia, assuring them that the divine hand of God would be with them as they fought for peace.

FROM ABJECT POVERTY TO BENEFACTOR

MR EMMANUEL [ AW BREAKTHROUGH ] Mr. Emmanuel was, in his own words, a reject of his community. Nothing he laid his hands on ever prospered and he was in such abject poverty that his own wife walked out of the home, taking with her the children. No one wanted to associate with him anymore and it was at this peak of despondency that he came to The SCOAN in search of divine intervention. The man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua, gave him the Anointing Water and told him to go home and start believing. Immediately, he started to pray with faith and ministered the Anointing Water in Jesus’ name. Shortly after that prayer, he received a call from the government and was offered the consultancy job which he had previously applied for. This marked the start of his breakthroughs that were to write his ‘from-grass-to-grace’ story. With a life anew, he aspired to buy new land and have his own home. He wrote to his employers and surprisingly, they agreed to pay him upfront. It was very unusual but he had the backing of the mighty hand of God. He was able to purchase land for an estate and was able to build a mansion. He now has a fleet of expensive cars and is engaged in works of charity – reaching out to those that are in need. He showed pictures of his elegant home and the sleek cars he now drives. He advised people to put their trust in God and to remember those that are in bondage.

 

KIDNAPPER’S BULLET WAS ‘FASHIONED’ BUT COULD NOT ‘PROSPER’!

MR OKECHUKWU

MR OKECHUKWU

When a Nigerian businessman, Mr Okechukwu decided to set up a small factory in his home town, he became a target for mischievous individuals. Notorious criminals were monitoring each of his movements and, believing he must be rich, they ambushed and kidnapped him. They took him to an isolated place where they were keeping other victims. He feared for his dear life. Not sure what to do, he removed his bottle of the Anointing Water from his pocket and started ministering it on himself, calling on the God of Prophet T.B. Joshua to come to his rescue. This annoyed the kidnappers who ordered him to stop his utterances. At one point, out of rage and having failed to intimidate him, one of the kidnappers fired a shot at him but the bullet missed him. He kept the bottle of the Anointing Water in his pocket and continued to pray.

Angry, the kidnappers took him to an underground apartment and demanded N10 million from him at gunpoint. He told them he did not have such money. Suddenly, a village vigilante who was passing by spotted the gun-toting kidnapper. Fearing that he had been spotted and that the villager would raise alarm, the armed kidnapper started to shoot at the vigilante, wasting all his bullets in the process. The kidnappers then took Mr Okechukwu to another location in the depth of the forest. There, God gave him a chance and in a split second, he escaped from his captors. The following day, the kidnappers called his wife to go and collect Mr Okechukwu’s car at a particular location where they had abandoned it. When husband and wife retrieved it, they realised that the Anointing Stickers were on it. Thanking God for his escape and his life, Mr Okechukwu advised people never to doubt God’s ability.

SPIRIT OF ALCOHOLISM SURRENDERS TO BREAKTHROUGH!

ALEX AHMADU

ALEX AHMADU

Mr Alex Ahmadu from Kaduna, Nigeria was passing through a patch of hardship in his former life. Things did not improve even when he decided to relocate to Lagos in search of greener pastures. He got a job but life remained miserable. He was drinking heavily and all the money he made went down the drain. It wasn’t until he discovered Emmanuel TV that he saw light and accessed his turning point. He installed the channel in his house and started to exercise his faith by praying with the man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua. Every time the man of God declared calmness in lives of viewers, Mr Ahmadu would claim and confess it. One day, in his dream, he had an encounter with the man of God who prayed for him and delivered him from the spirit of alcoholism. When he woke up the following day, he discovered to his surprise that the urge for alcohol had left him. The very smell of alcohol he once loved and savoured, he now hated. Since that time, he stopped drinking and started experiencing breakthrough in his life. Through the money he was able to save now that he no longer spent it on alcohol, he has been able to buy land and build a big house. Not only that, he has two cars also. He thanked God for transforming his life and advised viewers to believe in the liberating power of Jesus Christ! For Mr Ahmadu, a million words are certainly not enough to say, “Thank You, Jesus!”

 

I DESTROYED MANY MEN AND MINISTERS OF GOD!

MISS PAULINA

MISS PAULINA

Miss Paulina from Equatorial Guinea rushed to The SCOAN last week, praying to be delivered of something she was not sure of. All she knew was that things were not working out for her in a very weird way. She had had two marriage disappointments, lost a baby through asthma and faced serious setbacks in her career. So, sitting in The SCOAN last Sunday, she patiently waited for her turn as the evangelists ministered the New Anointing Water. Pandemonium erupted, however, the moment a shower of drops landed on her face. The otherwise calm face changed to annoyance and anger. The stranger hiding in her was exposed and identified itself as Lucifer. The enemy could not stand the mighty hand of God and screamed out and confessed to having been responsible for Miss Paulina’s nightmarish life, from the age of two. It was eventually commanded out in the name Jesus Christ to the cheers and applause of the congregation.

Testifying of her great deliverance on Sunday – seven days after her deliverance – Miss Paulina said she was 12 years old when the demon caused her to be raped by a neighbour. From that rape incident, a battle line had been drawn between her and any male who came her way. She became hell-bent on destroying any man she could. She had powers in her eyes and any man who looked into them would have feelings for her; that would be the end of their success in their education, career, marriage and finances. The next time she met them, they would be reduced to beggars. She had power to afflict men with the spirit of masturbation simply by speaking to them on the phone. Many ministers of God had been destroyed through her when she either slept with them or told lies about them just to ruin their ministries. If she went to church and people were being delivered, the evil spirit in her would tell her whether the pastor was powerful enough to deliver her. The moment a minister of God laid a hand on her, she would look into the pastor’s eyes. In her heart, she would be mock them, knowing that they were signing the end of their own careers. In addition to this, she had a spiritual husband who afflicted her with the spirit of anger. That was until her mother introduced her to Emmanuel TV and she decided to come to The SCOAN.

Narrating her experience of what she had felt like when the Anointing Water was ministered to her, she said, “I felt strange. I felt hot. I was on fire and I became so angry!”

Thank God, she was delivered and since that Sunday, her life has transformed. Jesus Christ has taken custody of her soul and calmness and peace have returned to her life. She no longer has the heart to destroy men. She advised people to run to God when they have any problem and the youth to be careful with internet.

 

DEMONIC STRONGHOLDS DEMOLISHED!

FAITH BRACELET

FAITH BRACELET

Numerous youth came forward to testify of the liberation they received in Jesus’ name through the medium of the Faith Bracelets. The first youth, Godswill Ossai, said he used to have a spiritual wife who was so overpowering that he could not even scream whenever she came to him. When he woke up he would feel devastated. This affected his spiritual life; he could not pray or read the Bible passionately. This continued for a long time and affected his academic life. When he received his Faith Bracelet, he started to pray and meditate in the Word of God. In a dream that night, he was kidnapped and found himself in a car with a strange woman donning long hair. He surprisingly remained calm and miraculously found himself out of the car, dragging the woman by the hair. He was calling on the name Jesus fluently, which he had never been able to do in previous encounters. The woman cried out in terror and disappeared in a burst of flames as he spoke the name of Jesus Christ with boldness. Ordinarily, when he had an encounter with the woman and he woke up, he would be terrified. Not this time. He was smiling, knowing that the battle was over and won! Since then, he has not encountered the spiritual wife and is free. He now reads his Bible and prays with devotion.

For Benedicta, she was suffering from a spiritual husband and had affairs in her dreams. As a result, she used to have lustful thoughts every time she saw a boy. When she received the Faith Bracelet, she was strangely angry. She did not like it and did not want to put it on. However, she forced herself to pray with it and discovered she had been set free. In a dream that night, the giant man came to attack her but he could not do anything. That marked the end to her nightmares and encounters with the notorious evil man.

Another youth, Philip, had the spirit of theft and anger. From a young age, he began stealing people’s belongings and in dreams, he would see himself in a mortuary or casket. The consequences were immense. He was experiencing backwardness in his life and became a young man saturated with anger. Concerned, his parents took him to many churches for deliverance but nothing worked. When he received his Faith Bracelet, he started praying and meditating on God’s Word. Since that time, the nightmares have become a thing of the past and he no longer has the urge to steal.

Another youth, David, was addicted to playing games. Any money his mother gave him to use at school, he spent on computer games. At night, he would encounter the people from the games but this time, instead of winning as he did in the physical, they would fight him and beat him up so severely. In the morning, he would be angry and a spirit of stubbornness soon developed in him. He stopped listening to his mother and would go out and come back late in the night. All this came to a grinding halt when he received the Faith Bracelet. He started to count his faith, asking the Holy Spirit to take more of him and give him more of Himself. Since then, the urge for games is long gone.

All youths urged their peers to give their life to Christ as one life for Christ was all they had and that one life was so dear.

The service closed with the ministration of the New Anointing Water during which many more souls were liberated and saved. Glory to God!

 

 

Last Sunday was another spectacular encounter with our Lord, Jesus Christ as He manifested His supreme power over evil through the mighty move of the Holy Spirit to set His people free. Congregants at The SCOAN were left awestruck after watching a few clips of the miracles God had performed in the nation, Colombia through His anointed servant as multitudes of people walked free of satan’s grip in the Southern American country. It was humbling to see people who had come to the crusade on wheelchairs, stand up and walk home on their own two legs. All these were shown to the congregation and their faith was boosted up so much that soon they experienced their own encounter. As the evangelists ministered the New Anointing Water, every trace of darkness was exposed and evil spirits expelled out.

WISE MSN DANIELEarlier, Wise Man Daniel preached to the congregation a powerful message titled: ‘Hold Fast To Your Confession Of Faith’. As a Child of God, he said, it is important to know that ‘God’s Word is the tool in the hands of the Holy Spirit to nurture us and to furnish us with all we need to succeed on earth.’

“When we realize that we can never rise above our confession, we are getting to the place where God can really begin to use us. Christianity is called the great confession. The law of confession is that, I confess that I have a thing before I consciously possess it,” he explained.

Picking his proof text from 1Samuel 17:44-45 and 49, he said although Goliath never confessed defeat, he found himself in the realm of defeat because his confession was not in harmony with God’s Word unlike David whose confession came from faith and as a result ‘the course of the battle went in the footprint of his confession.’

He expounded, “By faith, David confessed victory against Goliath and it became a visible reality. This clearly shows that, as Christians, what we speak becomes a visible reality in this natural world as we constantly hold fast to our confession of faith. To hold fast to your confession of faith is to say what God said over and over, until the thing desired in your heart and promised in the Word is fully manifested. In other words, confession is saying what God has said in the scriptures – saying the same thing the scripture has said. It is simply agreeing with God. Our Lord Jesus Christ evidently walked in the light of His confession. Therefore, our faith follows in the footprint of our confession. That is, our healing, deliverance, blessing, victory or breakthrough follows in the footprint of our confession.

TESTIMONIES!

The following are a selected few of the many testimonies that glorified God and exalted His Holy name:

LIFE-THREATENING EPILEPSY BANISHED WITH PRAYER
ADEOLA KESHINRO  MOTHERMrs Keshinro’s daughter, Adeola, had been suffering from epilepsy for seven years. Her case was chronic. When under attack, she would lose her senses and fall to the floor. She would then shake uncontrollably and injure herself by, among other things, chewing on her tongue. Because of this problem, she was unable to perform in school and had to drop out. They visited many hospitals and herbal clinics but doctors were unable to provide solution. “Everywhere we heard the name Jesus, we went,” said the 22-year old.

Sad to say, many of those calling the name Jesus were not true men of God but petty spiritualists. They would ask for money and demand materials such as fowls or rams for sacrifices. At one place, the little girl was made to stay in a tiny, damp and windowless room for weeks until her mother realised this was not the way out and took her away. In another instance, a man calling himself a pastor asked if the girl was a virgin. When the mother said, “yes”, he told her he must sleep with her as a way of expelling the sickness from her body. Mother and daughter took to their heels. At another place, the mother was told to travel into a forest with the witchdoctor at midnight to purportedly see who was responsible for her daughter’s predicament. She saw nothing although this did not spare her from parting with seven rams. She went to places too many to mention all in an effort to free the little girl from a sickness that was tormenting her existence.

ADEOLA KESHINRO        AT THE PRAYER-LINEThey spent so much money that when they heard of The SCOAN in 2008 when the little girl was now 15 years old, the mother refused to come. She told the Good Samaritan who had told her about The SCOAN she had no more money to donate to so-called pastors. However, on the insistence of the little girl, she borrowed money and travelled all the way from Abuja to Lagos to meet the man of God. Arranged at the prayer line and having paid no money, Adeola was prayed for by Prophet T.B. Joshua who, in the name of Jesus Christ, commanded the evil spirit to come out. Since that time, she has not had any epileptic attacks and is doing well in school. She brought her medical report proving that she has been tested negative to epilepsy. Praise God!

EIGHT MONTHS PREGNANT AFTER 14 YEARS OF BARRENNESS!
ANTHONIA UDEHMrs Anthonia Udeh had become an easy target of name calling. No wonder, when she came forward to testify to the goodness of God over what He has done in her life, torrents of tears sped down her cheeks – a testimony to the end of the mental torture she had had to endure for almost a decade and a half. When she got married to her lovely husband, there was nothing but peace and bliss. Neither of them suspected they would have to endure years of childlessness. As days turned into months and years, she became increasingly worried. They watched young couples become mothers and fathers before their own eyes. Soon, they became a target of ridicule. People started mocking her, calling her a barren woman. They even went further, fruitlessly though, to suggest to her husband to send her out of the matrimonial home and bring in another wife who would give him children. This forced her to try everything deemed solution. She went to many places in search for help and drank a plethora of concoctions all in an effort to conceive and be called a mother. For 14 years they waited in vain and pain; and nothing worked until one divine day. A friend came to The SCOAN and obtained the Anointing Water and encouraged her to pray with the medium. Mrs Udeh ministered it into her mouth and prayed in Jesus’ name and behold; she soon missed her period after meeting with her husband. Now, a relieved and happy woman, she displayed her eight months old pregnancy for the world to see and bear witness to the glory of God. She is now a truly blessed woman whose 14 years of agony have come to a happy ending of fruitfulness. She advised people to believe in God.

SCHOLARSHIP GRANTED AFTER 14 LONG YEARS!
LEROY LEVIFor Mr Leroy Levi McNara, chances that he would go further with his studies had simply deteriorated to zero having graduated way back in 2001. By the passage of every year, his chances became narrower and he almost gave up. He applied to several overseas institutions for scholarship but could just not break the barrier. He then discovered Emmanuel TV and after watching testimonies of God’s great works in people’s lives, he came to The SCOAN for prayers and received the Anointing Water. He began to minister it on himself and his laptop. The next time he sent his application, he prayed for God to locate him. This time around, he received a reply that he should send his documents to the institution he had applied to in the USA – Pennsylvania State University. What had been illusive for 14 years became possible and he was given a full scholarship. He advised: “Be steadfast in prayer and God will answer you in His own time. He is a prayer answering God.”

DREADFUL ASTHMA FLUSHED OUT!

DELALI  {ASTHMA}Mrs Delali Awadey, 27, was an asthmatic from birth. This problem affected her in many ways. Sometimes, her asthma attacks could be so severe that she would collapse into a coma. The same problem caused her to drop out of school. When she became pregnant and tried to deliver her child, she was unable to do so normally and had to undergo an operation.

Believing that God could heal his wife of this sickness of asthma, her husband came to The SCOAN and obtained the Anointing Water. She ministered it in Jesus’ name and that marked the end to her bout with the unrelenting sickness. She has not had any asthma attack again. She brought her medical reports to show that by His stripes she is indeed healed of the problem she was diagnosed with. Thank You, Jesus!

YOUTHS SHARE FAITH BRACELET TESTIMONIES!
YOUTHFor the third week running, youths came forward to testify to the greatness of God following the self-deliverance they received through the medium of the Faith Bracelet. The first to testify was Blessing Edeh. She was afflicted with the spirit of suicide and suffered a mental disorder. Her own father had died of this same problem. Whenever Blessing slept, she would see her late father in her dream, calling her to follow him. In one such bizarre dream, he tried to lure her after him with the red shoes he had earlier bought for her in the physical. After this, she always had thoughts of committing suicide and started behaving abnormally. The moment she received the Faith Bracelet, she felt a vibrating force run through her body. That is how she was miraculously delivered and since then, she has had no more suicidal thoughts and is free from the problem of mental disorder. The red shoes had mysteriously vanished too!

Another youth, Rachel Christopher, was experiencing nightmares. She traced this problem to when she was six years old. When she slept, she would see dead people in her dreams. This would make her feel like she herself was dead. She would keep to herself. When she received her Faith Bracelet, she had a dream; she was being chased by a large crowed. As she ran for her life, she found the Faith Bracelet lying on the floor. She grabbed it and instantly, her assailants turned back and ran away as she began to chase them. Since that time, she has been free.

Another youth had the spirit of anger and lust. He had no respect for his mum or senior members of the family. This problem led him into one trouble after another especially after violently beating several of his classmates. He had also developed the bad habit of playing games on phones. All this ended when he received his Faith Bracelet. Now, he no longer has the spirit of anger as he has learnt to treat his mother and sisters with respect. He has become a good child. Thank You, Jesus!

PROPHECY SET ME FREE FROM HEART & DIABETES PROBLEMS

PATSON TEMBO {DADDY'S PROPHECY}Patson Tembo from Zambia had a terrible heart problem that was compounded by a serious case of diabetes. It started in 2001 although he did not know then that he had a heart problem. All he knew was that he had diabetes which he had been battling for seven years. This problem hindered him from performing his daily roles as a minister of God and businessman. Worse still, some of the medications he took had many side effects. PATSON TEMBO {DADDY'S PROPHECY} (2)In 2008, he heard of The SCOAN and decided to come. The man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua walked up to him in church and gave him a word of prophecy. He said he saw something in his heart, an enlargement in the heart, and that he should not go for an operation. The man of God then prayed for him upon which Mr Tembo fell to the ground. After receiving this mighty deliverance, he heeded the word of the man of God and, instead of going for an operation, he went for a checkup. Praise God, the same doctors who had lined up an operation for him, discovered that he no longer had diabetes or the heart problem. God had already performed the operation, divinely. He was medically declared free just as Jesus Christ had effectually set him free. Since then, he has been free, healthy and has lost the unhealthy weight diabetes had added to his stature. His advice is that God is alive and if one has faith, God is faithful enough to see one through. With Him, he said, all things are possible.

 

PATSON TEMBO {DADDY'S PROPHECY} (1)The Holy Spirit-filled service came to an end with the ministration of the New Anointing Water on congregants; an event which turned the whole arena of liberty into a huge amazement of signs and wonders as chains of darkness in people’s lives fell and the outpouring of divine blessing descended on the people!

So awesome has the week been that it will go down the annals of history as one of the most gracious occasions when the Lord visited His people; so the backslidden would rediscover their old love for Him and to set free those that were in bondage. Such was the significance of the great miracle crusade the man of God, 10544776_664450250342421_5935881558734775875_n Prophet T.B. Joshua held in Colombia last week that God’s presence was very tangible. Bursting with the irresistible power of the Holy Spirit, the bustling city of Cali was the centre of international attention with thousands of people flocking in from various states around the Southern American nation to bear witness to the great move of God.

10463862_664448530342593_1992524350637716336_nJam-packed, the elegant Pascual Guerrero Olympic Stadiumcarried an unprecedented mammoth crowd of worshippers who filled all the terraces and spilled to the playing field.

 

10445122_664472523673527_3683157689724401576_nThe emergency prayer line snaked and stretched across the pitch with people strewn all over the place in search for an encounter with the Great Physician, Jesus Christ. True to their faith, the Lord opened the Heavenly gates of anointing through His servant Prophet T.B. Joshua and what followed were great signs, miracles and wonders. 10559680_664471260340320_5228485940645739350_nMultitudes of people who came to the crusade received Jesus as their Lord and Saviour and went back home with their spiritual battles settled. Those who came on stretchers, hopping on crutches or wheeled in on wheelchairs, returned to their homes healed and glorifying God.

Prophet T.B. Joshua preached to the gospel-hungry multitude about the power of the Holy Spirit and the relevance of the Bible in every Christian’s life. He said, “Just as the authors of the Bible ‘were carried along by the Holy Spirit as they spoke the Word that came from God, we must also be carried along by the Holy Spirit to read, teach and preach it. Are we carried along today? This is the challenge we have in Christendom today. Remember, when we are not carried along by the Holy Spirit, our effort will be idle, meaningless and often times destructive.”

Referring to John 6:63, the man of God explained to the awe-inspired gathering: “It is clearly stated here that God always works through His Word and His Spirit. Both His Word and His Spirit are paramount to bringing His Will. His Word speaks about His promises; His Spirit executes it – carries it out. The Word is not complete without the Spirit. If you speak the Word without the Spirit, it remains idle. This is the big challenge in the ministry today.  There is no harmony between the Word and the Spirit.” The man of God then, under the direction of the Holy Spirit, moved to minister prayer at the prayer line where healing was like breathing as he declared healing in a mighty manifestation of God’s power to bless, heal and deliver.

Back home at The SCOAN, Wise Man Daniel preached a reflective message titled ‘Our Standard of Living As Christians’ which highlighted the Bible as the roadmap to be followed. WISEMAN DANIEL “We are to live by it. It is the only book that transforms life. It is the book of books by which we chart our course to salvation. Our Lord Jesus Christ will not open His door to salvation to the one who keeps his Bible shut,” he said.

TESTIMONIES GALORE!

Powerful testimonies lit the service at The SCOAN. Below are a few of the testimonies:

FOOTBALLERI LITERALLY LOST MY LEG – PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALLER!
Mr Monaco Bezon Tabondjo, a Cameroonian professional footballer based in Ghana, was earning his living through pushing the leather in the country’s second division when his lucrative career crashed. After ten years of a high flying career, his contract came to an end in 2012. His agent then organised that he travelled to Turkey to sign a new lucrative contract when trouble hit. He was standing on the pavement on his way to purchasing his air ticket when, from nowhere, a car crushed into his left leg breaking it in two. He almost lost his leg due to the accident which affected his tibia and fibula. The accident was so swift that he did not know what had happened to him until he woke up on the hospital bed. Then, he knew that his career was finished. But that was not his main worry. What he feared most was if he was ever to walk again. For two years, he suffered the effects of the accident and had to support himself on crutches until one day a friend brought him the Anointing Water. He prayed in faith, asking God for a permanent healing. He then ministered the Anointing Water to his leg and what happened was a miracle. The bones came together and now he can walk. He showed x-rays of how his leg has completely healed. To the glory of God, he showed his healed leg and jogged, something he could not do before. He advised viewers to give their lives to Jesus!

 

MR. & MRS. KELVIN KOMOLAFE (2)NINE MONTHS PREGNANT AFTER 10 YEARS OF BARRENNESS

Back at The SCOAN Sunday Live Service, Mr and Mrs Kelvin Komolafe had been facing a mountain of problems but the greatest was their inability to have a child for ten years. Before the two married, the wife was married to another man and they had no child between them. Doctors and specialists told them that she had a womb blockage and there were no chance she would ever bear a child. Because of this, her husband pushed her out of the house and married another woman. She became a laughingstock and centre of ridicule in society. Everyone would laugh at her for her condition. Out of frustration, she decided to go back to school just to pass the time and keep away from her tormentors. There, she met Mr Komolafe, her new husband. Still, nothing improved. There were no signs that they would have a child. In fact, Mr Komolafe’s family was against the marriage. One day, the Holy Spirit opened their eyes. She was at a friend’s place where she watched Emmanuel TV. She heard testimonies of people who had been blessed with children after ministering the Anointing Water. She came to The SCOAN where she received her own. They started to pray and anointing themselves, asking God to open her blocked womb. They slept as husband and wife and soon, she discovered she had conceived. She was actually three months pregnant. Happy and full of joy that God had done it for them, the couple decided to come to return the glory to Him and say, “Thank You, Jesus!” They advised couples in a similar situation not to despair but keep their faith and trust in Jesus Christ.

DR. DOROTHY MUMBADOCTORS TREAT, GOD HEALS!

When Dr Dorothy Mumba, a medical personnel in Zambia was assigned to travel to the northern part of the country for an emergency, all that raced through her mind was how to reach her destination and help save life. An outbreak had been reported in that area and she was to offer her expertise. Unfortunately, on the way, they had a terrible accident. One tyre of the car they were travelling in burst, the car lost balance and somersaulted several times. She woke up on the hospital bed in the Intensive Care Unit where she lay in horrible pain for one and a half months. She had sustained head injuries and was covered in blood. Supported in a neck collar and covered in bandages, she was told that her full recovery was highly unlikely. One day, a visitor who came to the hospital saw her condition and the agony she was in. He ministered the Anointing Water to her wounds and, slowly, she noticed great change in her condition. She felt better as the fractures rapidly healed. Soon after, she was freed of her neck collar. Standing before the congregation with the wonderful testimony, she showed how fit she is once again after the ministration of the Anointing Water. Of the injuries, all that is left is a little scar on her forehead – a reminder of the severity of the injuries she had sustained. Now free and fit, she advised viewers to believe in God’s healing power.

 

YOUTHFLESHLY LUSTS FLUSHED OUT OF THE YOUTH!

More youths came forward to testify how they received self-deliverance through Faith Bracelets they received from the man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua. Confessing how satan kept them under the bondage of fleshly lusts, they now testify that they are free. The first, Miriam Ezekiel, had the case of a spiritual husband who used to torment her in her dreams. Actually, he used to appear to her physically when she was alone. After receiving the Faith Bracelet, she started to count her faith with it. That night, she had a dream. The spiritual husband appeared again but on this occasion, she was not alone – as she counted her Faith Bracelet, she saw Jesus Christ standing by her side. As the demon charged towards here there appeared between them a large billboard with the words inscribed, ‘No More Torment!’ When the notorious spiritual husband saw this, he was scared and hurriedly ran away. Jesus Christ then removed the ring which had been on Miriam’s finger and cast it into the river from whence the spiritual husband had come. Since then, the spiritual husband has not appeared to her; she is free and her heart is at peace meditating on God’s Word.

For Agbo Israel, he had the spirit of lust and was addicted to pornography and masturbating. As a result, nothing worked for him in his studies. This made him depressed. The more he tried to stop the foul habits, the more they increased. When he received the Faith Bracelet, he started to ask God to deliver him. He meditated repeatedly, counting with his hand and speaking with his heart. He received his self-deliverance and is now free, to God’s glory.

In her case, Deborah Sunday had the problem of heartburn. This forced her to be selective of the food she ate as eating certain foods would result in immediate discomfort and internal burning sensations. Upon receiving her Faith Bracelet, she started to pray and ask God to heal and deliver her of this situation. Today, the heartburn is a thing of the past.
Another youth, Stephen Lenity, was also addicted to watching pornography. It all started one day while in the company of bad friends. He found them watching pornography and when he joined to watch, the evil spirit entered him. He became addicted to this bad habit and his thoughts were polluted and he began to lust after girls. Following his reception of the Faith Bracelet, his life has changed. He testified that he is no longer a slave of fleshly thoughts and even the idea now repulsed him.

 

We hope you have been blessed with these testimonies and we pray that your faith will bear fruit in Christ Jesus and that as you have rejoiced at the testimonies of others, your own testimony is just around the corner!

 

Prophet T.B. Joshua

Prophet T.B. Joshua

Every Sunday service in The SCOAN is loaded with the power, the presence and the promises of God coming to a beautiful crescendo of fulfilment. The presence of the Holy Spirit was palpable in the captivating service as congregants really advanced more in their understanding of the kingdom of God – a superb spiritual expository and synthesis from which individuals were able to rediscover themselves in terms of their closeness to Heaven in their thoughts, deeds and actions as depicted in the state of their hearts!

Opening further our spiritual faculty, the man of God decried man’s tendency to neglect his reliance on God and become more of self, saying this was why man cannot control himself; he has become unfaithful and is unkind towards one another. He noted that man today takes things for granted to the extent that he does not see the need for God until tragedy hits.
The man of God also taught on the need to rely on the power of the Holy Spirit. Quoting from scriptures in 2 Peter 1:21, Colossians 1:9 among others, he enthused that holy men of God spoke the word and wrote the Bible as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit and if we are to read the Bible, we should be carried along by the Holy Spirit in like manner. He warned: “If we are not carried along by the Holy Spirit, in what we read, teach or preach, all our effort would be idle, meaningless, and oftentimes destructive. Prayer and Bible reading must go together. If you miss one, you miss all.”

Earlier, Wise Man Daniel delivered an enlightening message titled: Depend on God for Everything – a premonition to Christians that they need God. Picking his proof text from the Book of Acts 16:16-18, he said Satan can only be stopped in the spirit, by the power in the blood of Jesus Christ.
“Therefore, in Christ Jesus, we have a firm and well grounded expectation of future felicity. Apostle Paul became victorious in his confrontation with the evil spirit because he depended upon Jesus Christ alone for his strength and victory in his battle against the evil spirit. Apostle Paul knew that, all authority in Heaven and on earth has been invested in that name, Jesus Christ,” he said.

Wiseman Daniel

Wiseman Daniel

 

TESTIMONIES GALORE
Scores of people registered to glorify God through testimonies of what He has done in their lives. Below, are just a selected few:

CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT CAN NOW COUNT HIS BLESSINGS

The story of Chief Okon from Yola, Northern Nigeria was one of a life condemned to persistent frustrations. Despite being a chartered accountant, his career growth did not reflect the caliber of his qualifications. He watched his peers and those he had personally trained ascend the ladder of promotions to levels of Commissioners while he stood grounded in the same position of rejection and watch with bitterness. To feed his family and to send children to school was a back-snapping strain he had to endure. It was while chained to the bondage of such humiliating limitations that in 2013, he agreed with his wife to seek the face of God.

Chief Okon & Wife

Chief Okon & Wife

They came to The SCOAN where they received the Anointing Water. Back home, they prayed in the name of Jesus Christ with faith that God would locate and reposition them. He ministered the Anointing Water and three days later, he received a call that was to change his story. A man he did not even know but working for the government in the capital Abuja, asked him to file his CV to his office. He was surprised; it was the first time that someone had asked for his resume without him expressing interest. He was told government was looking for a man to do a job involving the verification of solid minerals for southern states. A few days later, the same man called and told him that his name had been confirmed. Glory be to God as that marked the end of his limitations; and he went on to carry out the project satisfactorily. Today, they live a happy life of progress, drive nice cars and are building houses which they could not afford in their former financial state. They advised people to believe and trust in God, saying, “Ask and you shall receive.”

SUPERNATURALLY HEALED!
With a vibrant entry that left the sound of praise ringing in the rafters, Mrs Uyok Edofia shouted aloud for joy to the Lord for what He had done for her. She was attacked by armed robbers in her residence from where she rushed to the hospital for treatment on the various machete cuts on her body by the armed bandits. It was from one of the injections given to her in the hospital that an abscess in her buttocks developed which degenerated into untreatable gangrene that almost consumed her entire right buttock.

Mrs. Uyok Edofia

Mrs. Uyok Edofia

She was taken from one hospital to another in search of specialists who could save her life but there was no one who could help her. The specialists said that if they removed some of the affected cells, the wound would heal by itself but as the doctors removed the bad tissues, the gaping hole in her flesh only sank deeper. Sooner, the buttocks began to rot. Hospitals started to reject her, saying that the wound was more advanced than they could handle. Anywhere she went, the pungent air clung to her – a constant reminder of the intensely painful injury she carried. She always had to lie down. For four months, she could neither sit nor stand and her brother summoned from school had to be with her all the time, feeding and bathing her every day in the hospital bed. As if her words had not painted a vivid enough picture, the photos taken while in bed displayed on the board were like something taken from a horror film – such was the degree of damage the abscess had caused. That was her condition until she came in contact with the Anointing Water of The SCOAN given to her by a colleague which she began to apply to the horribly shattered buttock! Her brother also began to play The SCOAN’s CDs and videos for her to further buoy up her faith just as her husband also went to install Emmanuel TV at home. She was unable to stand or sit throughout the time she had the abscess in her right buttock and was permanently lying on one side. Left with no option but still hoping for a miracle, she began to pray along with Prophet T.B. Joshua on the screen and ministering the Anointing Water day and night. Suddenly the power of God came upon her as the side which had become dead began to receive new life. Flesh emerged and the terrible wound in her buttocks began to close and cover up day by day as they continued to minister the Anointing Water over the affected area. It was such a rapid transformation within a month that the doctors who had written her off were dazed by the miracle. Then, a picture showing the tiny mark which was all that remained of the once rotting abscess in her backside completed the testimony of God’s awesome restorative power. She concluded that men should trust in Jesus Christ’s authority and not man’s majority.

I HAVE MORE CONTRACTS THAN I HAVE TIME
Chief Ndubuisi Christopher, a native of Anambra State but living in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, found life a constant struggle. Being involved in the computer and construction industry for over 10 years, he would wrestle to receive the payment of the contracts and projects he completed.

Chief Ndubuisi Christopher

Chief Ndubuisi Christopher

Some small payments would take over a year to be made and many big projects were still outstanding until he came to The SCOAN and received the Anointing Water. As he took it home and began to minister it to himself and his environment, his payments that were owed to him automatically started coming in including some even from people he had lost all hope that they would ever answer him. In a year, he would get only between one and three contracts but just three weeks after he received the Anointing Water, he had already received four contracts. As he stood before the congregation fondly holding a large file of papers, he proclaimed that since receiving the Anointing Water, he now had so many projects that he could not even finish them all in a year! He counted them one by one – 11 contracts in all from the ministry of aviation and seven other large scale jobs from the Millennium Development Goals Initiative all of which he said were not the kind of contracts he had been used to doing rather they were all extraordinary projects. His face told the story; his destiny and his testimony had been restored.
While the worldwide audience was still savouring the uncommon outpouring of blessings upon Chief Ndubuisi’s life, he further shocked the listeners as he testified that he had also been in the area of Abuja that had recently been bombed, stating that his office was even in the same plaza where the attack took place, and he had passed the exact area of the attack about three minutes before the carnage broke out. That week, the man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua had appealed to people to fast and pray over an attack in the city. He and his family heeded the instruction in righteousness and miraculously he had a narrow escape from the calamity that eventually befell the plaza! That is how he escaped what would have been his death. He showed pictures of the bomb blast scene with smoke rising from the demolished vehicles left in its wake. He summed his testimony up with a stirring word of advice that we should learn to trust in God in all situations and acknowledged that if all this had happened to him in just the space of a few months of receiving the Anointing Water, the best was definitely yet to come.

FAITH BRACELETS BREAK BAD HABITS
Youth from The SCOAN continued with their wonderful testimonies, narrating how God had intervened in their affairs and how they had received self-healing and self-deliverance through the Faith Bracelet given to them by Prophet T.B. Joshua. The first to recount his breakthrough was Benjamin Nosa. Before receiving his bracelet, he was addicted to Facebook and pornography. These bad habits had led him to meeting women online and engaging in ‘phone sex’ with people whom he had never even met. These fleshly addictions ruined his spiritual life and his relationship with God until he started praying with the Faith Bracelet. He started to meditate with it and ask God to flush out all negative thoughts and urges that polluted his mind. Today, he testified of his freedom, Jesus Christ having broken sin’s power in his life.YOUTH
Another youth, Tabitha Chukwuka, had a violent spirit of anger. Although from a Christian family where her mother insisted on reading the Bible before going to bed, she would not find the time to read hers. At school, she would fight with people and at one point; the school principal had to write her parents over her unbecoming and violent behavior. In her dreams she would wash her clothes but they would disappear. She did not know what was happening to her life. Having received the Faith Bracelet, she started to pray for the spirit of anger to depart of her. The same day, she had the same dream. This time around, she caught the culprit who was stealing her clothes, grabbed her and sank her finger deep around her chest, trying to rip her apart. She was so angry, until Prophet T.B. Joshua appeared on the scene and spoke calmness which seemed to wash over her being like cool water. Without a word, she had received her deliverance in that instant and was set free. Now, she has received calmness in place of the storm which once ruled her life.
Abidemi Bello had an inexplicable hatred for her mother and often wished her to die. She would not associate, spend time or even speak with her mother for days at a time. It tormented her so much because on her own, she would begin to think about her mother lovingly until she set eyes on her and the hatred would be rekindled. That was until she received the Faith Bracelet and began praying for the Holy Spirit to take more of her and give her more of Him. Since then, her hatred for her mother has become history. She has received self-deliverance and her life with that of her family, has been transformed. She now joins her mother to cook at home and in domestic chores she used to avoid for dread of contact with her. She advised youths all over the world that with Jesus Christ, all things are possible.
Deborah Ikuemonisan had been bedwetting from birth. In her dreams, she would see herself enter the restroom to ease herself only to suddenly wake up to find that what she had dreamed to be the lavatory, was her own bed. This prevented her from visiting friends and sleeping over. She could not also invite friends to her place, lest they discover that she was bedwetting. Since she received the Faith Bracelet and began to count her faith, the problem of bedwetting has become a thing of the past.
All the youths who came forward testified of how their lives had transformed the instant they started using the Faith Bracelet and advised fellow youths to watch out how they use modern social media and to take the Word of God as standard for their lives.

GOD GAVE US A TESTIMONY
For many years, Mr and Mrs Ajah, residents of South Africa had been praying to God to give them a testimony as they had seen others give on Emmanuel TV. Their problems started the moment they got married.

Mr & Mrs Ajah

Mr & Mrs Ajah

They did not have a stable income and could not support their home of four children successfully. Inspired by people they had seen testify on Emmanuel TV, they came to The SCOAN this year where one of the wise men prayed for them. They also received the Anointing Water and left for home. They were a couple living on their last penny. Even on landing back home at the airport, they had no money for a taxi. One day, they heard of a property which had been put up for sale. Although they did not have money, they decided to go and investigate. A voice spoke to the wife to take up the property and use it for charity. When the agent heard what they intended to do with the building, he handed over the keys without them paying anything and offered them a generous time frame within which to pay. Now they run a ministry of charity, reaching out to many souls and God has blessed them abundantly. They could not feed themselves, now they are able to feed others. They have a pre-school, agricultural land and a school bus – all in a space of four months. They have become employers, creating jobs wherever they go. When God sets you free, you are free indeed!

The service closed with the ministration of the New Anointing Water by

ACKNOWLEDGE GOD, ALWAYS!

PROPHET T B JOSHUA

This Sunday service, a build-up on last week’s when the man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua exposed the traits of religious worshipping in contrast to true Christianity, was another learning experience of the deep things of the Holy Spirit. Engaging the congregation in a sermon that was abound in practical and spiritual applications for Spirit-filled prayer that brings Jesus on the scene, he described the heart as a communication point and therefore, worthy of purity and embodiment of peace within. Prayer, he said, should be from one’s heart because ‘the heart is the medium God uses to speak to us.’ He explained: “Heart means spirit. Your spirit must be immersed in the Spirit of God to declare the peace. If your spirit has not joined itself to the Spirit of God, there can be no peace of heart. It is not all up to God; certainly, it is not all up to you. Your genuine willingness and God’s ability must come together.”

Teaching about the folly of seeking material things above things of God, he said, “The dividend of peace of heart is contentment; you will be content and stop comparing yourself to others. A man may be poor, yet be a friend of God. When your wealth is more than your spiritual life or you are known all over the world but it is not from God, all that you have will be spending you instead of you spending it. That is, money is spending you.”

“If your spiritual life is zero, your life is zero. The Bible says ‘the wealth I give you is not as the world gives.’ One can get wealth by other means but the difference between the one from God and the one from other ways, is peace of heart. You are to prosper in your spiritual life. If you are not prospering in your spiritual life, it will be enslaved by your financial life. This is why the Lord has given us this day to build your spiritual life. God is busy building Himself into us, making Himself a part of us.”

The man of God then prophesied to the congregation before proceeding to minister healing and deliverance at the prayer line where many souls were set free from the grip of the devil at the mention of the name, Jesus!

WISEMAN CHRISTOPHEREarlier, Wise Man Christopher educated those listening about how wrong it is to seek the face of God for personal reasons and sidelining Him when all is well. His message was titled: WE NEED TO ACKNOWLEDGE GOD and its proof text was taken from Deuteronomy 8:10-20. He said: “If you want to enjoy forgiveness, healing, deliverance, blessing, prosperity and victory forever, you must discover the need to acknowledge God, the Source. No one closes the source of water and expects it to flow; but he who cares for and sincerely appreciates the source of the water, will continue to enjoy a steady supply.”

He also said, “The danger of seeking forgiveness, healing, deliverance, blessing and prosperity only to forget the source after the needs are met is that, when the blessings diminish and finally fade away, one begins to see Jesus in a bad light and ask obvious questions: Why are we poor or sick again? Why are we entangled again in our problems?”

He advised, “If you are to have victory over the situation you are in, you should appreciate the good works of our Lord, Jesus Christ and His presence around you.Thank Him for lifting you up when you stumble. Thank Him for not allowing your enemy to rejoice over you. Many have gone because of the same sickness or problem that you had in the past but here you are living freely. Those who are placed on top of a horse should always remember those who cannot ride on a donkey; the privileged should remember the less privileged.When you think about God and all His blessings upon your life, your greediness, grumbling and doubt will give way to praises.”

TESTIMONIES

Hundreds of people came forward to testify to the greatness and goodness of God. Below are just a few of the many wonderful testimonies which prove that Jesus still heals, delivers and supplies for all of man’s needs.

ANOINTING WATER WASHED ME TO PROSPERITY!

PRECIOUS NNADI & WIFE

Mr Precious Nnadi and his wife were living in woeful poverty. However hard they tried, they only managed to walk in full circles of poverty – from one financial problem to another. With breakthrough seemingly impossible, they decided to relocate to Lagos but they could not afford it. Borrowing money from friends after a long struggle, they finally arrived in Lagos where they rented a tiny room. In the wife’s own words, they ‘smelled of poverty’. Meanwhile, they had heard of how God was blessing people at The SCOAN and decided to visit in search of divine solution. He received the Anointing Water and Anointing Stickers, went home and continued to hunt for a job – any kind of job that would put food on the table. Soon, one of his friends introduced him to a clearing and forwarding business but they were deceitful people. As a child of God, he was shocked. He wanted to do the same job decently and earn clean money. He continued to minister the Anointing Water and asking God to locate him. Soon, things changed.  People started giving him small jobs and eventually, big offers followed. From 20,000 naira a day, he was now making up to 500,000 naira. More money poured in and they were able to move from the small hut into a more spacious apartment. Their life having improved, he decided to economically empower his wife and asked her to find a space for a shop of her own. He stocked the shop beyond the wife’s expectation. But that was not all. He asked her one day to go to the car dealer and pick the car of her choice. He paid cash and since then, a family that could not even afford a loaf of bread and had to borrow money, now leads a prosperous and happy life all because of Jesus!

 

FROM DEMOTION TO PROMOTION!

BATHOLOMEW OKOUGBOSUN

If there is one who knows the real meaning of demotion and stagnation in life, Mr Bartholomew Okougbosun from Edo state, Nigeria, is the one. He was faced with spiritual attacks, setback and nightmares. At a specific time at night, he would have a creepy experience of a cockroach falling on his head and crawling over him. With the help of his wife, he would turn the room upside down, hunting for the filthy creature but would not find it, let alone catch any. In the midst of this confusion, he was also having an affair with a strange woman in his dreams. When this happened, nothing would work out for him the next day. He was employed by the federal government in the Youth Service Corp. While his peers were getting promotions and progressing in life, he remained frustratingly chained to stagnation. At one point, they wanted to actually demote him. Because he was the best for the job, he was astounded to see his name on the retrenchment list. He knew then that his situation was not ordinary and decided to seek Heavenly intervention. He came to The SCOAN where he received the Anointing Water and in faith prayed, asking God to reverse his demotion and manifest His greatness in his life. He ministered it in his home, on himself and at his office. One day, he received a call from his office. He was not perturbed, having left the battle in the able hands of God and true to his belief, not only had he been retained in his job, but was also promoted. He is now head of another local government with greater responsibility. Praise God!

 

ASTOUNDING FAITH BRACELET TESTIMONIES FROM THE YOUTH!

YOUTH {FAITH BRACELET TESTIMONIES}
At least ten youth came forward to give incredible testimonies of how they had experienced the powerful presence of God through the Faith Bracelet which they received recently from the man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua. The enemy behind the spiritual battles they were facing was exposed by the Faith Bracelet they had received. They talked of how the Holy Spirit, through the Faith Bracelet, had set them free from spiritual attacks, chronic addictions to pornography and many vices associated with the modern generation.

One of the youth, Joseph Chukwuma, had been battling with the spirit of lust. In school, he had joined a gang of bad friends who started influencing him in many negative ways, skipping classes, following girls and many other things. The evil spirit affected his academic performance. Lustful thoughts had taken over his mind and this led him to making love with a strange woman in his dreams. Like the rest of the youth, when he received his Faith Bracelet, he began to meditate, asking God to ‘Take more of me and give me more of You – Your holiness, kindness, peace, love, hope, and faithfulness’. That same day, he slipped into sleep and had a dream where he saw himself in a gang of his notorious friends. He then saw Prophet T.B. Joshua pass by and he tried to walk towards him but his friends held him back. They tied a tight noose around his legs and waist so that he couldn’t move. Suddenly, he saw that he was holding his Faith Bracelet. A great strength came upon him and he tore the rope off. Something ministered to his heart to touch the leader of the gang with his Faith Bracelet who fell to the ground and the rest of the gang panicked and fled. He was able to move forward and reach where the man of God was standing. Smiling, filled with joy and victory, he spoke a word to parents that technology was destroying youth like him all over the world and they should try to get the Faith Bracelet for their children to capture their thoughts to the glory of God.

Success Ozeghe testified that she had suffered ceased menstruation for two years. When the time came for her to meditate on the Word of God or pray, nothing would happen and it affected her emotionally and spiritually. After receiving her Faith Bracelet, she started to meditate that God should take more of her and give her more of Him. She had a dream and saw a tall, giant man who wanted to stab her with a sharp object. She held her Faith Bracelet and immediately saw a sharp object appear. She grabbed it and quickly threw it at the giant, hitting him on the forehead. He fell to the ground dead. Not long after, when she woke up, she discovered that her menstruation had started to flow again after two years.

Miracle Ogbodo, another youth, was addicted to playing computer games. When he woke up in the morning, all that preoccupied his mind was playing games. This affected his education. In class, he would be playing games on his phone instead of listening to the lectures. At home, he would not listen to his parents as all they did, said or asked was distracting him from what he loved the most – playing games. He also had a spirit of anger which made him act violently towards everybody around him, especially when he was not able to play computer games. When he received the Faith Bracelet and got home that day, something strange happened. As he sat down to play games as usual, he found that instead of reaching for his phone or computer to play games, he took the Faith Bracelet from his wrist and started meditating the Word of God. Now, he spends his time counting his faith with the Faith Bracelet, meditating with it and staying connected to God.

 

CEASED MENSTRUATION FLOWS AFTER SEVEN YEARS

MRS. MBECHO EMILIA

Mrs Mbecho Emilia from Cameroon was suffering from ceased menstruation and hormonal imbalance. For seven years, the affliction caused her pain and trauma. It was in the midst of such tribulation that she decided to visit The SCOAN and seek the face of God. She received the Anointing Water and back home, she prayed and ministered it by spraying it into her mouth and on her stomach, asking God to intervene in her issue. That night, she had a dream. She saw herself in a theatre where she was being operated on. When she woke up from sleep, her menstruation had resumed. When she went back to the hospital for an examination, the doctors were stunned at the miracle that had happened in her life. What they could not solve, Jesus did – a further confirmation of the truth that man may treat but healing is of the Lord! She advised people not to lose hope in God.

 

EMMANUEL TV IS ‘LIGHTNING PROOF’

MR. YEMI & WIFE

Mr Yemi Ajayi and his wife came to The SCOAN from Kwara State in northern Nigeria for the first time to give this compelling testimony. In July 2013, they were at home watching their favourite channel, Emmanuel TV and something mysterious happened. It started raining and suddenly they heard the sound of terrifying thunderstorm. Lightning burst into the room through the window and hovered over them. It then shot to the television, circled the screen three times and went out as quickly as it came. None of the 21 people who were in the room were hurt neither did it affect any electrical appliance. Everyone started to praise God for their miraculous survival which was brought about by the presence of Emmanuel TV that was on. It was reported that strange lightning strikes had been killing people in the same area.

Narrating their miraculous escape, Mr Ajayi said of Prophet T.B. Joshua, “We might see him as a human being with a modest stature but the mighty power of God inside him is of immeasurable size!” Prophet T.B. Joshua said that the lightning had been sent by evil forces to kill a woman in their midst but had encountered the voice of God coming through Emmanuel TV and was dispelled.

DELIVERANCE FROM SPIRIT OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SUICIDE

From birth, Miss Divine’s life was one filled with pain and hatred. She was a product of rape, her mother having been raped while in secondary school. Angry that the incident had interrupted her education, her mother who was living in Ghana then, waited until the little girl was seven years old and brought her to Nigeria at the pretext of visiting relatives. But her mother left her with them. It was when she was 12 that she discovered they were not even distant relatives.

Divine became a house help. Although she was able to go to school, she could see that she was not a complete member of the family. She lacked love and felt unwanted. As time passed, she would be passed on from one family to another. When her mother called her on the rare occasions she did, she would sign off the phone conversation by reminding her that she had interrupted her life.

Thank God, Divine at one point stayed with a businesswoman who was into clothing design. It was there she learnt the art and was able to start her life from that point. Later on in life, a friend she trusted enticed her to travel to Lagos where she said she would easily get a contract as a model. But it was a lie and she was instead, initiated into prostitution. On that fateful day, the other girls she had found in the compound posing as models called for a welcoming party. While everyone was drinking alcoholic drinks, she asked for a soft drink because she had never tasted alcohol before. They gave her a soft drink but, unknown to her, it had been drugged. The moment she drank it, she slipped into a deep sleep and when she woke up, she discovered she had incisions on her legs. She also discovered that she had an anklet on her ankle and jewellery around her waist. She had been initiated into prostitution and through that, wherever she went to, she would always come back to them. Without any notice, a man was brought into the house and raped her while everyone was watching.

She bled profusely and thought she would die. Gathering courage, she packed her bag the following day while no one was watching and bolted out the door. As she left, she did not even know where she was escaping to. A young man, Mr Kingsley found her sitting helplessly on the street and brought her to The SCOAN. After the New Anointing Water was ministered to her, the evil spirit in her manifested, identifying itself as the spirit of suicide and sexual harassment. She was then delivered in the name of Jesus Christ. Since that time, she is free and her dreams have become blissful.

The service ended with the ministration of The New Anointing Water to the congregation with diverse healings and deliverances!

Spiritually insightful and prophetically life changing! That is how last Sunday service can perfectly be summarized. Speaking with power and inspired by the anointing of the Holy Spirit to share power-tools needed in effective prayer and spiritual utterances, the man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua ushered the congregation into a heavenly classroom, drawing a huge line between religious people and Christians in the way they hold themselves before God. He explained that knowing God is not only seeing His works but learning His ways. Addressing the awe-inspired congregation he said, “When you learn His ways, you will work with His projects and act with His projects. You will know God’s opinion about others. You will begin to know God’s opinion about yourself and others,” he stated.

He warned people against using the recently launched Faith Bracelet as religious people would. Religious people count their faith with their hands and talk with their mouth. But Christians count it with their hands but talk with their heart. Count your faith means, speak and meditate the language of the Bible you have just read. If you talk with your mouth, others will hear but God will not hear. We use our ears but God uses our heart. Only faith pleases God. Faith is of man’s heart. You have been talking with your mouth but the Faith Bracelet will teach you to talk with your heart.

Describing mankind as living in a ‘two-language world’ – the language of the Bible and the language of today. He said the language of the Bible God uses to create and save us, to heal and bless us, to judge and rule over us is what Christians must speak. The language of today people use to gossip, tell stories, do business, give direction, talk to their children.

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The man of God then proceeded to minister at the prayer line where hundreds of visitors from all over the world gathered and, with the power of the Holy Spirit, they received their healing and deliverance as the Prophet prayed for and declared them free, in the mighty name of Jesus Christ.

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WISE MAN RACINE

Earlier, Wise Man Racine gave an inspiring message titled: THE MIND OF CHRIST. According to him, “The mind of the Spirit of God is an independent mind; a mind that thinks for itself. It is a mind that is determined to find out the truth from God and not man”.

 

 

TESTIMONIES

Scores of people came forward to testify to the goodness of God in their lives. Below are but a selected few of the wonderful testimonies:

BECAUSE OF CHRIST, I CAN WALK AGAIN!
The story of Mr Osaretin Douglas is heartrending. For five long years, he suffered horrible back and waist pain. He could neither stand, bend or sit. To perform such simple tasks proved impossible. In search of root cause, he visited numerous hospitals and had numerous tests carried out on him. The doctors could not diagnose a thing let alone offer solution. It reached a point where he was lying down horizontal, not even able to sit up, completely dependent on others. In this state, he was carried to a hospital in Abuja where they recommended a lumbo sacral test for him. To conduct the test cost a huge sum of money which he could not afford. In desperation, he had to sell his only car. The test uncovered severe tuberculosis of the spine. He was told the only solution was an expensive and complicated operation. That aside, he was told that it was 50-50 chance of him coming out better or worse. As a temporary support, they offered him a lumbar corset but that could not banish the excruciating pain that got worse by the day.

Last Friday, as he was contemplating how he could raise the money for an operation, he switched on Emmanuel TV and there was a live Friday service going on. As he watched, the man of God Prophet TB Joshua praying for those at the prayer line, he fell asleep and had a vivid dream where he saw the Prophet praying for him at The SCOAN. As soon as he woke up, he told his wife that they needed to travel to The SCOAN immediately. By faith, they made the challenging journey due to his condition. Arriving late, they were told to sit at the overflow congregation. During the long hours of the service, he could not sit down and was trying to use his hand to suspend himself but his healing was just around the corner.

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Mr OSARETIN DOUGLAS

Towards the end of the service, when his strength was waning, evangelists moved around ministering the new Anointing Water. He positioned himself physically and spiritually and as the Anointing Water was ministered to him, he claimed his healing. Within seconds, he felt instant relief, stood up and started to walk. He joyfully asked his wife to remove the lumbar corset. Unsure if this was a wise thing to do considering the severity of his sickness, she unbuckled him only to see her husband maintain his standing stance and walk about – a thing he could not do before. Since then, he has been moving freely without pain. Because of Christ, one spray of the Anointing Water released him from the bondage of tuberculosis of the spine. Because of Christ, an operation is no longer necessary. Glory be to God!

BEDWETTING DISHONOURED ME!
What could shame a politician more than waking up one morning to discover he had bed wetted? Such was the horror Hon Tamaraudoubra Zimughan from Bayelsa State, Nigeria found himself in. One morning, three decades ago, a friend he was sharing a room with, pointed to his mattress that was wet. It was evident this was no ordinary water. He had bed wetted and he was not a small boy. He was gripped with shame and embarrassment that a friend had found out. What he thought was a once-off thing, proved stubborn and bound him in chains of shame and embarrassment for 30 years of private torture. He could not disclose his affliction to anyone for fear of stigma and continued to single handedly wrestle with it discreetly. No one in his family suffered from such a problem and this fact humiliated him so much. He spent all his nights sleepless, waking up at night to turn on the fan to dry his wet bedding. He would also iron his bed sheets before dawn. He tried to pray and fast. He even visited spiritualists all in a futile attempt to rid himself of this affliction that had dishonored him so much. One day, when his eyes were opened to the healing power of Jesus Christ, he came to The SCOAN, seeking total healing and deliverance.

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Hon Tamaraudoubra Zimughan

He received the Anointing Water and quickly went back home where he ministered it to himself. What had humiliated him for almost three decades, surrendered to the power of God within a second! He testified that he no longer bed wets and feels comfortable when he travels and sleeps away from home. Thank You, Jesus!

SCOOPED FROM THE ARMS OF THE GRAVE
At an early stage of life, all was well for Alhaji Kassim Ajisebata. Business was booming, prospects were looming and he had friends in high places. He was a well-known business man in Kaduna, Nigeria, well established and wealthy. But these good times ended all too soon as his life took a tragic twist. His business collapsed and his close associates flee. Having lost everything he had labored for, he found himself moving from one spiritualist to another, desperate for a way out. The ‘way out’ they offered him came in the form of charms and mysterious items. In one extreme desperation, he was taken to a stream and taught some diabolical incantations. He was also given various evil items supposedly to restore his fortunes but he discovered that they did the absolute opposite. The items included pots with sand inside, black soap, a sponge, oil and other strange substances. He was also given a cloth from the graveyard which he was told to keep under his pillow. These practices isolated him from normal life. His friends became the dead and his comfort was the graveyard. Both day and night, he would be tormented by dead people, following him and hunting him down. He was a dead man living. With his body plagued with sickness, he began in earnest to seek for deliverance. One night in a dream, he saw many elderly people coming towards him and then he heard a voice say, “Go to Prophet T.B. Joshua”. At that instant, he woke up and determined to visit The SCOAN.

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Alhaji Kassim Ajisebata

Sitting in The SCOAN Sunday Service the previous week, the man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua pointed him out, prophesying that he had some mysterious objects in his house. Confirming the prophecy, he declared that it was 100 percent accurate. He went back home and returned last Sunday with his diabolical items. He displayed the mysterious diabolical items before the children of God, exposing what he had previously hidden, even from his own wife. Emphasizing that these items are now rendered powerless, Alhaji Kassim Ajisebata spoke of the freedom he had received in spirit, soul and body after receiving the prophecy. Now, he no longer has nightmares or sees dead people. He has peace and rest of mind and is free from diabetes and many other afflictions that had turned his body into an altar of sicknesses. He advised people to run to God and not away from Him. Short of words to express her joy at the freedom that has now taken over her once fetish home, his wife thanked God for delivering the family.

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Alhaji Kassim Ajisebata

LIVE MAGGOTS CRAWLED OUT OF MY LEG!!
Mr Christian Ekaplugh, a Nigerian Police cadet, was on a journey in a vehicle with 23 colleagues when they had a horrible accident. They were all trainee cadets at the national Police Academy and on their way for attachment in another state. For some time, the coaster they were travelling in had been cruising and at the same time sounding wobbly as if one wheel was loose. Just when they were about to point this out to the driver, the inevitable happened. The wheel flew off and the vehicle somersaulted several times before it caught fire. There was confusion as onlookers stood helpless and watched the roaring tongues leap into the air and threaten to consume the vehicle in one swoop. Trapped inside, the only option was to break the windows. It was in this process that he broke his leg, rupturing and shattering his bones. The driver was burnt to death right there while another passenger sustained serious injuries and burns to the head. None escaped unhurt.

Rushed to hospital, the doctors diagnosed a compound fracture. The damage to his leg was so severe that they decided that the only option was amputation. Refusing the amputation, the doctors attempted to fix the bones back together using an external metal fixation, causing excruciating pain and a ghastly sight to behold. Instead of healing, his leg started decaying.

A strong healthy young man suddenly found himself unable to use his legs or do anything without assistance. He remained in this state for one and a half years until he came to The SCOAN. Due to the severity of his condition, he was brought in a car. Unable to attend the prayer line, he received the Anointing Water, took it home and ministered it by faith. A short time later, he had a dream where the man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua, warned him not to go for an operation which doctors had recommended. He opted to follow the advice and kept on ministering the Anointing Water. The next day, the creepiest thing happened. He watched with horror as two live maggots crawled out of his leg. However, to his utmost relief, the severe pain and burning sensation stopped immediately. His appetite that was lost immediately returned and he demanded for food upon food which he ate like a hungry lion.

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Mr Christian Ekaplugh

That moment proved to be the turning point. His leg continued to improve; for the first time, it responded to treatment and flesh started covering the wound. His shattered bones miraculously came together and the dead bone was formed again. He began to sleep peacefully and without pain.

“Thank You, Jesus!” He said and promised to commit the rest of his life for His service.

SHE WAS GIVEN JUST SIX MONTHS TO LIVE!
To Rauna Kakehongo, 29, from Namibia, the news that she had been diagnosed with stage 4 bone marrow cancer came like a ton of heavy bricks. Not even in her worst dreams could she have pictured herself faced with such a dreadful health dilemma at such a young age. For the first time in her life, she could see her vision of a great future – dream career and happy family, melt before her own eyes like a sweet dream that suddenly turns into a horrible nightmare.

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Rauna Kakehongo

It all started when she was admitted to the ICU because her lungs had collapsed. She was placed on life support and her blood had thickened. Not long after she was discharged, she discovered dark brown spots sprouting all over her body. Before she knew it, she was admitted again and with her strength waning by the day, a wheelchair provided her only support and means of mobility. Numerous tests were employed and with each, the outcome was devastatingly no better. Doctors discovered that she had excessive fluid and blood. Her spleen had enlarged three times its normal size. In a haste to stabilize her fading state, blood transfusion was quickly conducted. As fate would have it, her blood platelets refused to return to their normal count. To find out the cause of this, doctors conducted a bone marrow biopsy. They were forced to stop in the process due to excess loss of blood. The second biopsy was conducted while she was conscious, causing excruciating pain. Though braced for the news, the results were too sickening to the ear. She was diagnosed with blood cancer and stage 4 bone marrow cancer. She was given just six months to live.

Desperate to cling to a strand of hope, she opted to go for the incredibly unpleasant chemotherapy treatment. This caused her to lose all her hair and her stomach ballooned. As her condition deteriorated, she resigned herself to her fate, tearfully contacting her insurance company for funeral arrangements; the date was fixed for April 9th, 2014.

 

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Rauna Kakehongo At The Prayerline

It was in this pitiful and frail state that she found out about Emmanuel TV. Encouraged by the testimonies she watched, she grabbed onto faith having run out of rope. Even though her tunnel was so dark, she could see a flicker of hope at the end of it. She pulled out all stops and against all odds arrived at The SCOAN, Lagos, Nigeria. At this point, her left side was half-paralyzed and she could barely stand. When Prophet T.B. Joshua prayed for her at the prayer line in the mighty name of Jesus Christ, she felt something was ejected out of her chest. That night, she slept peacefully for the first time since the onset of her sickness. The next day, to her surprise, her hair started to grow and her nails which had turned dark brown returned to a healthy pink – a confirmation of lifeblood flooding back to her strained form. As each day went past, she got stronger and felt better.

On her return to Namibia, she went back to the hospital for a test and the doctor confirmed that there is no cancer in her body. To prove beyond reasonable doubt, tests were conducted in four different hospitals, all confirming her healthy and cancer free. There is no amount of words and tears that can express her sincere gratitude to Jesus Christ, her Rescuer from death. Praise the Lord!

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Rauna Kakehongo

CONFESSIONS OF AN EX-LESBIAN

Miss Genevive Anyama was aged nine when she had a bizarre dream. She saw herself under water in a deep sea. Straight from that dream, an evil spirit had entered her. She developed affection for women and visited lesbian pornographic sites on internet. She had no affection for men but desired fellow girls. She was then living in India with her sister, a nurse, who also was having her own nightmares – having affairs in dreams, masturbating and clubbing. Away from the watchful eye of her parents, Genevive started dating fellow girls and living as a lesbian. They never went to church let alone read the Bible. Discovering what their daughters were engaging into, her mother would call them and urge them to watch Emmanuel TV. They would laugh it off because, to them, there was nothing wrong with the life they were living. Her mother was left with no choice but to summon them back to Nigeria by tricking them with a promise to travel to America. Instead, they were told they had come to be prayed for and get delivered. They were implored to start watching Emmanuel TV but found everything ridiculous. They would laugh when they saw people manifest on Emmanuel TV. It was until they came to The SCOAN and were arranged at the prayer line that the severity of their spiritual life was exposed. In that mighty battle between light and darkness, the evil spirit that had taken residence in them spoke out and confessed to having been responsible for her indulgence in the illicit sexual relationships. The evil spirits were cast out and the Holy Spirit took over. Delivered and set free, she no longer desires fellow women. The Bible has become her close companion and she no longer listens to worldly music. They advised, “Smoking and clubbing are not the joy of life but praying!”

MIRACULOUS INSTANT DELIVERY

While at the Prayer Line, Prophet T.B. Joshua prayed for Ngozi Nwokolo who had an overdue pregnancy due to a tight cervix. She was booked for an operation but had instead opted to come to The SCOAN for prayer, believing she would deliver her baby safely and naturally. A few moments after the prayer, she became incredibly uncomfortable and was rushed straight to the labour room. Within a twinkle of an eye, she delivered her baby safely and smoothly. Later in the service she and her husband came to testify to the extraordinary miracle Jesus Christ had done in their family. Glory be to God!

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Ngozi Nwokolo
The service closed with Mass Prayer ministered by Prophet T.B. Joshua during which many people were set free from the bondage of the devil and received life anew in Christ Jesus!

 

 

PROPHET T The SCOAN, the Arena of Liberty has been a beehive of activities with worshippers pouring in from all corners of the world to fellowship with the Lord and mark a new dawn in their Christian lives. Coinciding with the birthday of the man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua who was celebrating his 51st birthday on 12th June, The SCOAN was caught in a frenzy of celebration although the actual day of the prophet’s birthday was mild and moderate being a day dedicated to prayer for the nation, Nigeria and the world.Worshippers from all over the globe grabbed the opportunity to thank God for the life of the man of God who has selflessly served as a true patriot of the Lord’s kingdom.CROWD As part of the celebrations, the man of God held a special deliverance service on Friday for the thousands of international visitors who graced the occasion. The Saturday and Sunday services were also held and both demonstrated the beauty of depending on and serving the true and living God as the power of the Holy Spirit swept through the congregation to bring spiritual enrichment. The overriding authority of the name, Jesus Christ manifested itself through instant healings and deliverances. The man of God took the opportunity to introduce The New Anointing Water and Faith Bracelets which are yet to be made available to people for a more intimate relationship with God.   Earlier on, Wise Man Harry delivered the Word of God with a message titled: THE HEART WE POSSESS. WISEMAN HARRYThe wise man examined the way different hearts have their individual characteristics. He said, “We have different hearts with different ways of doing things. Hearts are not the same and thus the way they receive or resist the Word of God differs”. Adding more detail about the relationship between the heart and mouth, Wise Man Harry said, “Vain and idle talk is a product of a vain and idle heart because out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks”. His proof text was from Matthew 16:15 regarding the revelation of Peter acknowledging our Lord, Jesus Christ as the Son of God. He said that this was the kind of heart we should aspire to have that which is ever-believing, no matter the condition at hand.

TESTIMONIES The service was replete with amazing testimonies as hundreds of people came forward to share what the Almighty God had done in their lives. Below are a few of them.

FROM WHISKEY TO WATER – AN ADDICT’S TESTIMONY MR SAMSON LAWRENCE It must have felt funny when Mr Samson Lawrence Khumalo, a Zimbabwean living in Cape Town, South Africa, took his first sip of beer. Little did he know that down in the glass, a demon lurked who would turn his perceived joy into a total nightmare. It all started off in 1999 when he got shot at as a security officer. He realised that he should have come to God then but he went into drinking and mistook the ugly sneer of the devil for a smile. He used to compete with friends to see who could drink the most and still drive home. Sooner, his appetite became so appallingly strong that he soon became an addict. For 15 years, he walked from one joint to another futilely whetting the urge which never went. He would make plans but they would never see the light of the day. It affected him financially and those around him emotionally and socially. As a heavy drinker, he often would get hurt while consuming alcohol. Sometimes, he would discover that he had done something wrong like breaking a window or breaking a relationship. All these cost him dearly that he no longer found joy in anything alcoholic. He desired to quit but he found no magic wand to the problem. He got to the point of considering contacting Alcoholics Anonymous, a world renowned rehabilitation group. One day, he attended a family reunion where he saw his uncle, a well known drunkard, take only soft drinks and water. He was surprised because his uncle was a more notorious drinker than he was. Curious, he implored him to share his secret whereupon he was told about The SCOAN and the Anointing Water. Mr Khumalo began to watch Emmanuel TV. As he watched a mass prayer with his uncle, the uncle ministered the Anointing Water to him and, instantly, he felt a strange sensation run through his body and that marked the end to his agonising relationship with alcoholic substances. A man who could consume an entire bottle of whisky in one sitting, suddenly found alcohol repulsive and disgusting. He said the last beer he bought, several months ago, was still sitting in the fridge, unopened and untouched to the glory of God. Not that he nurses lingering temptations to go back to it but as evidence that when Jesus delivers you, you are delivered indeed!

MR JOSEPH MATALA

HIS NAME IS JOSEPH JUNIOR! – A HAPPY DAD AFTER 17 YEARS OF BARRENNESS Mr Joseph Matala and his dear wife found themselves squeezed between a rock and a hard place where only Jesus could save them. His wife had fibroids while he had a low sperm count, rendering the couple unable to have children for 17 years. A national of DR Congo but living in South Africa, Mr Matala and his wife had gone to even the most expensive specialists and Chinese herbalists to get a solution to their infertility but there was no change. It caused him so much trauma especially when one day, his biological mother told him that she would not die in peace because she had not seen his children. No assurance could calm his mother’s concerns. This was a bitter memory that lingered in the back of his mind, accompanying his unsavoury condition of barrenness. The repercussions followed him wherever he went. Anytime he was applying for things and had to fill out forms or take interviews, he would be asked questions like, “How old is your first child” which would send him on another downward spiral of depression. Tired of trying, he suggested to his wife that they went for adoption. His wife encouraged him that God was still alive and would give them a child. “When you have a problem and you become tired, it is then that the power of God is close to you,” he said. After all those challenges, the couple decided to partner with Emmanuel TV. To their greatest surprise, an Anointing Sticker was sent to them in the post. Unknown to him, this was how his story would begin to change. The Anointing Sticker meant so much to him and his wife that they cut it in two and each kept their own part on their person anywhere they went. They did this so that if either of them lost theirs, they would still have the other one to pray together with! They prayed to God to bless them so that one day, they too would go to the church to testify of how their problem had been solved. His wife then missed her period. He was happy but this had happened many times in their 17 year struggle without the corresponding result so he didn’t make too big a deal out of it. They went to do a pregnancy test and just like that, his wife was confirmed to be pregnant. Today, they have a two and half month old baby boy – Joseph Junior. He advised that the power of God in the Anointing Sticker is as powerful as that in the Anointing Water. In their case, they did not start heckling the headquarters that they had not received the Anointing Water, they just prayed with the Anointing Sticker, believing that it was God’s answer to the question of the barrenness in their lives.

DIVINE OPERATION RESTORES WOMAN’S SIGHT “I am healed. I can see, thank You, Jesus!” It was a cry of joy as Miss Charlie Alexis Richards from USA – once blind, finally received her full sight. It was a priceless thing to have happened to her considering the opposition she had encountered on her way to The SCOAN. The moment she made up her mind to come to The SCOAN to be prayed for after all medical help at leading hospitals in the USA had failed, people tried to discourage her. They told her she would just waste her money. Right at the airport in America, she discovered that her feet had become swollen. Not only that, her baggage was routed to a wrong destination. Everything appeared to be working against her trip. But her will to seek the face of God was so strong that she could not allow any detractors stop her. Her faith was not without reason. Before coming to The SCOAN, she had a dream. In that dream, she was in the church auditorium. Everything looked the same but there were no chairs. Then, she saw herself in a line of people. MISS CHALIE ALEXIS RICHARD[3The man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua called her to come forward as she was late. She went forward to the front and what looked like a hospital came down upon her. Inside, she saw surgical tools of all kinds all around the walls. Afterwards, a man came to her and said she could see the screens in front of her. She instinctively replied that she could not but the man insisted that she could and when she tried, she found out that MISS CHALIE ALEXIS RICHARD[5]her blind eye could now see the objects in front of her. Finally, finding herself at the prayer line of The SCOAN that historical day last Saturday, she witnessed the launch of the New Anointing Water through which she was to be set free. She explained her experience under the power of the Holy Spirit: “As soon as the Anointing Water fell into my eye, I felt like something was moving in my blind eye. I lost control. I could not find a hand to hold and fell to the ground”. Unknown to the human eye and those that were in her vicinity, a divine operation was taking place just as MISS CHALIE ALEXIS RICHARDshe had experienced in her dream. After a few minutes, her eye popped open, darkness disappeared and to her inexpressible joy, she was able to see the man of God clearly for the first time. In the Book of Isaiah, it was foretold that when Jesus Christ would come to save us, the lame would walk, the dead would be raised and the eyes of the blind would see. The age of miracles has not passed; the Miracle Worker is still alive. His name is Jesus Christ.

 

 

 

MR EFFIONG EDET EFFIONGCALL HIM HONOURABLE – THE STORY OF A FORMER MOTORBIKE RIDER Mr Effiong Edet Effiong, now answering to the title ‘honourable’, perfectly described his former life as one that had been ‘manhandled, ruffled and squeezed not just by poverty but abject poverty’ which bread anger, frustration and aggression. He was a motorbike rider, riding a jalopy assembled in a makeshift fashion by various roadside mechanics. He would leave home in the morning and after working all day in the blistering sun, come home with nothing, day after day. Most of the money he gained, he would have to spend on repairing the bad motorbike. Like many making a hard living on the unfriendly streets, he developed the bad habit of smoking. As a rider carrying people from one place to another, he heard so many stories, some of them strange. One of them was about Prophet T.B. Joshua, the man whom people said was performing miracles.  Some said negative things about him. He was confused and one day decided to ask his wife if she had heard anything about the prophet. Her answer was an emphatic, “Yes” and that she had actually seen him preach on Emmanuel TV through the black-and-white television in his house. His wife insisted he came to The SCOAN despite any nasty or discouraging stories he might have heard. He resignedly agreed and came to The SCOAN using money borrowed from various friends. So desperate was he that as he was coming, he said to himself, “I will roll on the floor outside the church if necessary just to get seen by the man of God.” He knew that he would get solution and was not ready to go back with the same problems. He sat in the canopy and “sang louder, danced faster and prayed harder than anybody else.” Such was his belief that this was the end of his life of hardship. Having received the Anointing Water and Stickers, on his way back to his state, he prayed to God, “If You are the One who created the Heavens and earth, please, do not let me continue riding on this bike again”. Mighty miracles started happening. His state launched a poverty alleviation project and he was one of the lucky few given a brand new vehicle for business. His joy was so much that he slept for two days in the car before going home. The same man from the state Governor’s Office called him for a big contract not long after and he was able through this venture to register a company. He enrolled at school and successfully passed his OND and HND qualifications which were far off dreams for him to achieve in his former position of poverty. One contract after another came his way and he was able to buy a property. He is now a proud home owner and the employer of 14 staff. He stopped his wife from selling fish and bought her a personal car. His influence in the state became prominent and was encouraged by a friend that as God was with him, he should stand for election in his local government. He won the position. A few weeks later, the chairman of his local government gave him the gift of another brand new car. “I came to share this testimony to give others hope that if a motorbike rider could be elevated to the position of an honourable member of the local government, your position would soon change as long as you continue to believe and trust in God!” He testified.

 

MRS ONUCHE MARIAM  I GAVE BIRTH WITHOUT FALLOPIAN TUBES From a human and scientific view, Mrs Onuche Mariam was not to ever have children. She had barrenness that had humiliated her for five years. This was as a result of an ectopic pregnancy during which led to the removal of her fallopian tubes. This scientifically made it impossible for her to get pregnant. As a lecturer, she loved children but would be troubled to see that she did not have her own. Still, she believed in God that one day she would conceive. Her brother told her not to believe man’s opinion but to seek God’s. He collected her medical report and took it to The SCOAN for prayers. When he returned home, he gave it back to her and said, “God has changed your report!” Meanwhile, she was introduced to Emmanuel TV and, during the Candlelight Service crossing over from 2013 to 2014, she prayed along with Prophet T.B. Joshua. That night, she had a dream in which the man of God told her she would come for a testimony. The following month, she discovered that she was pregnant. Now, she came to give that testimony and standing with her brother before the congregation, she displayed her six-month pregnancy to the glory of God who had re-written her medical report and made possible what doctors had said could not happen.

MR KWASI TETE ASIEDU[2]INTRUDING NEBULISER MACHINE SACKED He came carrying his nebuliser machine in his bag. Much as it sustained his life during sleep in those hours of difficulty in breathing, he detested the whole idea of having to strap a mask over his face for the rest of his life. Without it, he ran the risk of sleeping and not waking up again. His wife rightly called it the ‘intruder’ for its inconvenience during intimacy. So, Mr Kwasi Tete Asiedu, a Ghanaian living in the UK, carried the MR KWASI TETE ASIEDU[3]intruder all the way to The SCOAN, praying that Jesus Christ would relieve him of the burden and hand him and his wife a new lease of life. For 12 years, he had suffered sleep apnoea – a potentially fatal sleeping disorder. He would have difficulty taking in oxygen and would snore loudly. In the morning, he would be too tired to carry out his daily activities. In recent months, he was introduced to Emmanuel TV and saw other people receiving healing of similar problems. MR KWASI TETE ASIEDUThat put faith in his heart to come to The SCOAN to receive his own touch. He was arranged on the prayer line and was very privileged to be one of the first few people to receive a spray of the New Anointing Water. Under the instruction of Prophet T.B. Joshua, one of the evangelists ministered it to him, in Jesus’ name. For the last time, he removed the nebuliser machine’s mask from his face. His breathing became completely normal. Since then, he sleeps like a baby without using the machine. “If you are sick, come to Jesus; He is the Healer,” he said, now free from wearing a mask to bed.

 

 

 

BLIND AND BLEEDING EYE RESTORED

PRINCESS FELIAN ASSAM Princess Felian Assam Czesnat, a Cameroonian residing in Germany, was chatting with her brother on Skype one day when he alerted her to a trace of blood running from her eye. Unsuspecting of anything serious, she went to the mirror and horror stared back at her. Pure blood was running down her eye. She called an ambulance but when they got to the hospital, the doctors did not see anything wrong with her yet she could not see, walk or write. The eye kept bleeding. At a point, the eye started coming out and they had to give her an eye patch to keep the eye firmly in place and from getting contaminated. Then, it was discovered that the problem was from the nerves in her eye. Alerted to her scary predicament, her father bought her a ticket to come to The SCOAN. Her case had deteriorated so much that she couldn’t see even the time or date of the flight on the ticket; all she knew was she was travelling to Nigeria from Germany. Arriving at The SCOAN, she listened to a testimony of a lady healed from blindness after receiving a spray of the New Anointing Water. The testifier had told of how during the ministration into her eye, she had felt a warm sensation and something like a worm moving in it. However, when the New Anointing Water was sprayed on Ms Czesnat, she did not feel the same. In fact, only a few drops had landed on her face. She considered this not to be enough. Her sister assured her to believe and put her faith to work. Back at the hotel the following morning, her sister alerted her to the fact that her eyes were no longer bloody as they had been the previous day before the Anointing Water was sprayed on her. “Leave me alone, I am a blind woman,” she shouted back. However, on her sister’s insistence, she called for a mirror and behold; the eye that was once full of blood and completely blind, was clear and she could see. She confessed her healing and when she was given a book to read, Ms Czesnat did so convincingly. Unlike the first time when she came to The SCOAN led by her sister, she came without any assistance. She walked by herself and faced the camera, smiling.

WE RAN OUT OF ROPE AND GRABBED UNTO FAITH Honourable Ladi Oko from Benue, Nigeria suffered from multiple fractures of the ankle after an accident. She had to use a pair of crutches to be able to move around. She could not carry out her daily activities.HON LADI OKO Her family members had to help her to the bathroom before she could have her bath. She went to many hospitals and herbalists in search of solution but could not find any. The doctor even said that she would need an operation but the doctor was not sure how the operation would affect her leg. The family decided to bring her to The SCOAN where she was placed in the prayer line and Prophet T.B. Joshua prayed for her in the power of the Holy Spirit. Immediately after the prayer, she felt a sensation in her body and was able to walk freely without the crutches to the glory of God! Now, she can do everything by herself, drive her car, walk around and even run for the glory of God! The family advised viewers to trust in God Almighty.

 

46 YEARS CRIPPLING PAIN WIPED AWAY AT ONCEMRS GABRIELLA FILAK[3] Mrs Gabriella Filak, from Hungary in Eastern Europe, suffered excruciating pain with which she woke up with tears every morning. It started when she was born that the doctors said she was unlikely to survive as she only weighed just over a kilo. When she was very young, she fell on a rock with her hip and the pain started from there. She had to use a metal frame to move around. The doctors were able to diagnose that she had tuberculosis in her hip and spine. She went for an operation whereby the doctors intentionally broke her leg to try and reattach the leg properly to the hip but the operation was not a success. Over the years, the situation became worse. She was no longer able to lift up or play with the children where she worked in a nursery school because of her painful condition.MRS GABRIELLA FILAK[2] She had suffered this for 46 years. It got to a point that the doctors told her that there was nothing more they could do for her. One of her sisters who speaks English told her about the ministry of Prophet T.B. Joshua and encouraged her to come to The SCOAN to receive her healing.MRS GABRIELLA FILAK She was filled with faith and came in the name of the Lord. When she was at the Prayer Line, Prophet T.B. Joshua touched her three times and told her she was free to walk. She immediately began to walk and even burst into a run as she discovered that all the pain which usually hindered her movement had vanished. She described the experience as if it had been God Himself embracing her. At last, 46 years of crippling pain have been ended by the power in the blood of Jesus Christ. During the service, when the New Anointing Water was ministered to her, she felt like her entire body was being stretched and straightened out as she fell on the floor and vomited. Now, she feels new and refreshed and can walk like a normal person. She explained that previously she felt like her body was twisted and had to drag her left leg behind her as she walked but that was all a thing of the past since the prayer of Prophet T.B. Joshua. It was an amazingly glorious service day which ended with mass prayers where every demonic based problem was exposed by the light of God to the joy of all!   Emmanuel – God with us!

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