The mighty power of God manifesting itself through healings, deliverance and prophecy, was witnessed at The SCOAN’S last Sunday service broadcast live via Emmanuel TV. Thousands of worshippers from all over the world, who gathered at the church’s headquarters in Lagos, witnessed the power of Christ in action right from the Prayer Line when God Almighty delivered and healed people through the faculties of the wise men. Demons were commanded down to their knees and cast out, in the name of Jesus Christ. Those who came with addictions, afflictions and sicknesses, were declared healed and free through the power of the Holy Spirit. The man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua, prophesied to the congregation to the glory of the living God. He also drew attention to the day’s message delivered earlier on by Wise Man Christopher entitled: We Need The Corresponding Power. The man of God said the real thing about being a Christian is not ‘the work we do, but the relationship we maintain with God and the atmosphere produced by that relationship’. He said the message, which was drawn from the Acts of the Apostles Chapter 1:4-8, is a clear demonstration that Christians need support from Heaven just as the Lord, Jesus Christ had promised His Apostles the Holy Spirit before they could embark on their commission. He underscored the crux of the message, saying ‘to believe God, is to be under the power of the Holy Spirit’. Prophet T.B. Joshua said: “A proper relationship with God will bring a proper atmosphere.” As is always the case, the service was laced with amazing testimonies from people who had witnessed the touch of the Almighty God in various aspects of their lives. Here are a selected few. Stay blessed:
PASTOR SET FREE FROM ILLICIT ADDICTIONS AFTER 46 YEARS
Fourty-six years can be a life time. To have a stubborn addiction that ravages you for all those years, can therefore be as depressing as it is torturous. Such was the case with a minister of God, Reverend Bones Asamaowel, who suffered an addiction to smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol for 46 years.
The 57 year-old cleric told the congregation and viewers of Emmanuel TV that the problem started when he was ten years old and in school. He said that the problem severely affected his behaviour to the extent that he was at one point expelled from school.
He later went to continue with his education in the United States of America. Unfortunately, his addiction to taking the substances persisted.
“It became worse. I would go to clubs for partying and drinking,” he said.
He attended a Bible college and was ordained as a reverend. Despite being ordained, he could not cast out the addiction but continued to smoke and drink. At church he would stifle the urge. At home, he would relent by temporarily secluding himself from family and friends to smoke and drink secretly.
“My family has suffered. From the church ceremony, I would go to the backyard to smoke,” said the Reverend.
He said as a pastor, he ministered in many churches both in the US and Nigeria, but continued smoke, drink and party. Desperate for a way out, he came to The SCOAN on July 21 where he received the Anointing Water. He ministered it on himself in the name of Jesus Christ and from that day, Reverend Asamaowel no longer has an urge to smoking the prohibited substance let alone drinking alcohol!
Testifying in the company of his wife and two children, he told the congregation that the Anointing Water had completely washed out the addiction and he is now a free man, delivered from the chains of the devil.
“People have tested me. Those who have known me for my addiction have brought beer to my face and made me sniff but I can no longer stand the smell,” he said.
Reverend Asamaowel said he now preaches the Gospel and is more effective in his ministry. “For two months now I have not smoked anything and drunk no alcohol. I thank God. I am now free,” he said.
The happiest was probably his wife who exclaimed: “I now have a new husband and a good home. My husband can now eat the food I prepare.”
Reverend and wife thanked God for setting them free and advised everybody to believe and trust in the Lord Jesus saying, when the Son of God sets you free, you are free indeed.
MIRACULOUSLY SAVED FROM CAR ACCIDENT
Also testifying on Sunday, were Mr and Mrs Mutengo Mark from Chingola in Zambia. They came to The SCOAN to share their joy over how God saved them from what would have been a fatal car accident through the medium of the Anointing Water and the Anointing Sticker.
On August 11, the family had prepared to go to their daughter’s wedding. Before getting into their car, they prayed and ministered the Anointing Water on themselves and on the car. In total, there were nine people traveling in the car. While they were on their way, narrated Mr Mark, they heard a large explosion. The car lost control, flew into the air and somersaulted four times before it landed on the opposite side of the road, facing the wrong direction and sitting on its roof.
“Everyone in the car, including my wife, was crying for help. The doors were locked and I could hear my wife yelling for help,” he said.
Somehow, Mr Mutengo helped his wife climb out the window. He then released his seatbelt and also climbed out the window. But their 13 year-old daughter was missing. Mrs Mutengo started to call out her name, thinking she was trapped somewhere in the wreck. To the amazement of all and onlookers, the little girl was safely standing about 10 metres from the scene of the accident, unhurt and on her own feet.
“We don’t know how our daughter came out of the vehicle and survived the crash! God must have sent His angels who saved our daughter, thanks to His power which we experienced through the medium of the Anointing Water,” he said.
Those that had minor injuries including Mr and Mrs Mutengo, were rushed to hospital where they received treatment as out-patients. Everyone went home and continued to minister the bruises with the Anointing Water, in Jesus’ name and they received their complete and total healing. They told the congregation and viewers not to underestimate God’s power in the Anointing Water.
DRY BONES RISE AGAIN, WALK!
Mrs Elizabeth Oyeronke Adebomi is a teacher by profession and came to The SCOAN to glorify God with her wonderful testimony of what God Almighty has done for her. Her testimony started with a replay of a footage taken seven years ago at The SCOAN.
In the replay, the then 40 year-old woman was seen helplessly and painfully sitting in a car, unable to walk due to multiple fractures to her right leg. The man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua, walked over, listened to her plight and, calling on the power of the Holy Spirit; he prayed for her and she was instantly healed, in the name of Jesus Christ. As she walked, taking one step after another, her husband could not help but roll on the ground in joy.
Fast-forward to last Sunday: Mrs Adebomi told a story of horror; a tale of how one morning, while driving her car to work, she suddenly found herself looking death in the eye in a head on car collision. As a result of the impact, the car doors were jammed and she found herself trapped inside.
Rescuers rushed to the scene of the accident and managed to pry open the car doors. Mrs Elizabeth was pulled out and rushed to hospital. While there, she had no feeling in her right leg. It felt dead. The doctors said she had a fracture of the right patella and advised her to undergo an operation.
She was hesitant and refused to go under the knife. Instead, she visited many other hospitals but to no avail. Everything in her life came to a standstill. She could no longer go to work nor take care of her family. It was the husband who now had to do domestic chores including taking care of their two year-old daughter. By God’s grace, her husband brought her to The SCOAN where Prophet T.B. Joshua prayed for at the Prayer Line in the powerful name of Jesus Christ. Following the prayer, Mrs Elizabeth Oyeronke Adebomi walked for the glory of God, without any pain or discomfort – all bones brought back to life!
Mrs Elizabeth testified to the congregation that, since that time, she has been able to carry out all responsibilities she could not following the accident.
“It was like a dream when the Prophet prayed for me. My dead legs started to move. I resumed work two weeks later. It is now seven years. I now walk and drive my car like before,” Mrs Adebomi said.
Confirming the testimony, Mr Adebomi said, referring to how he shared the suffering: “You don’t know what it means to abandon your job to take care of a family including a little baby.”
Together, they thanked God for the healing that has brought joy back to their home.
POVERTY BANISHED THROUGH THE ANOINTING WATER
To shoppers at Kitwe in Zambia, the name Tenson & Sons General Dealers may not conjure many memories despite being a one stop-shop for all hardware and electronic equipment. But there is an amazing story to this investment. It is a fruit of faith in God and His work to set His children free from the evil spirits of poverty, thanks to the medium of the Anointing Water through which He continues to work.
Just three years ago, the owner, Mr Tenson, was synonymous to poverty. There was nothing he could lay his hands on that would bear fruit. He had tried to run a small hawker, but he would have too little if nothing, to show for all his labour.
Agitated, he decided in 2011 to come to The SCOAN looking for a breakthrough. By the grace of God, he received the Anointing Water and, back home; he ministered it to himself and his shop, in Jesus’ name. Behold, soon after that, God Almighty opened doors for him and he was blessed with a thriving business. He now has three houses and two big shops in different areas under the trademark – Tenson & Sons General Dealers. What more, God has blessed him with a BMW car all through the medium of the Anointing Water.
“I am here to bear testimony and to thank God for blessing me this much,” he said, showing pictures of his shops and expensive car.
OXFORD GRADUATE RECEIVES 10,000 POUND SCHOLARSHIP FROM PROPHET T.B. JOSHUA
Mr Hngshin Daramy-Williams, born in Sierra Leone but living in the UK, explained how he came from a humble family of six children. Growing up, life was a struggle because although the children in his family were all gifted in many ways, they did not have the financial means to support them. He was gifted intellectually and studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Oxford University in the United Kingdom.
Despite his intellectual brilliance, the financial situation of his family forced him to depend on loans throughout his undergraduate degree at Oxford. He passed his first year exams with distinction but in his third year, before his final exams, he suffered a massive mental breakdown. He experienced panic attacks and a lot of self doubt where he could not even look at past exam papers; all this including the financial strain took a large toll on his mental state. He had severe depression and suicidal thoughts.
During this time, his mother came to The SCOAN and received the Anointing Water which she ministered on him, believing that he would be restored. By the grace of God, he managed to complete his final exams. He thought he had failed but to his joy and amazement, he graduated with a 2:1 (Second class upper) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University.
Now free from the depression and no longer suffering from suicidal thoughts, he applied and gained admission to the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom, to study MSC in Economics. He calculated everything and he would need to acquire 9440 pounds in order to complete his Masters degree at the University of Leeds. He explained that he did not want to apply for more loans as this had contributed to his mental breakdown and was here to appeal to God for help to continue his education and focus on his future.
Upon listening to his case, the man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua gave him 10,000 pounds to complete his Masters in Economics from the University of Leeds. This is approximately US $16,000.
The man of God advised the congregation and viewers around the world saying, “The value of money is to change lives, change nations and to change the world. This is the reason why God blessed you. God blessed you to change the world and God blessed you to change nations,” said the Prophet.
HEART PROBLEM STOPPED THROUGH THE ANOINTING WATER
Last year, Mrs Binta Ahmed Musa escorted her husband to Egypt for his medical treatment. While there, she was encouraged to go for her own check-up and it was confirmed that she had a severe, life-threatening heart problem. She was not getting enough blood to her heart and her blood vessels were blocked. This resulted in a very weak heart. She was advised by the doctor to go for an immediate operation which would cost $12,000. She could not afford such kind of money.
Back in Nigeria, she went to a doctor who also advised her to go for an operation but again, she could not afford it. She cried to friends and relatives about her predicament. One day her daughter advised her to go to The SCOAN.
After seeking the opinion of her religious leaders, she came to The SCOAN and was arranged at the Prayer Line. By the grace of God, she received the Anointing Water and ministered it to herself, in Jesus’ name. After the ministration, she started noticing changes in her body. She started to climb stairs, a daunting task she could not do before, due to her condition.
After being encouraged by changes in her body, she went back to the doctor in Nigeria. The checkup showed that everything was normal but the doctor could not readily accept the verdict. He advised Mrs Musa to go back to Egypt for further tests.
Mrs Musa went back to Egypt for another examination. The doctor was equally surprised and could not believe the results because everything had returned to normal. The doctor asked her if her blood vessels – which had been blocked during the first examination – had been operated on. She gave an emphatic, “No”. The doctor prepared her for theatre and carried out further tests. He was very surprised at the fresh results, saying there wasn’t any sign of a heart problem. In fact, he told her, she had a very good heart.
Such was Mrs Musa’s miraculous healing that she decided to come to The SCOAN to thank God for her healing that came free of charge but by the precious blood of Jesus Christ through the medium of the Anointing Water. She brought with her the before-and-after medical reports proving that God Almighty had indeed healed her of the life-threatening problem.
BUS DRIVER, 28 PASSENGERS SURVIVE TERRIBLE ACCIDENT
Mr Balo Boy is a bus driver and owner of a bus company in Botswana. On August 12, 2012 he was travelling to Francis town with 28 passengers onboard. Before he left, that morning, he ministered the Anointing Water, in Jesus’ name and prayed for the protection of God on their journey. Mr Balo was driving the bus when suddenly, a car swerved to his side of the road and a terrible collision took place. To the glory of God, the bus did not somersault but stood amazingly still and he and all 28 passengers survived unharmed.
After the terrible accident, the bus was left severely damaged and Mr Balo Boy was very sad. He wanted to give up the business when, one night in a dream, a man dressed in white told him not to give up, that he should not be discouraged. After that dream, he got two brand new buses! He later received a call from the land authorities advising him that he had been allocated a piece of land for his residence. Praise God!
The Sunday Live service carried on into the night with God delivering His people from evil afflictions through the faculties of the wise men. The prophetic and awe-inspiring service ended with a Mass Prayer. As the grace was said, all the congregation rejoiced remembering the prayer point from earlier on in the service given by Prophet T.B. Joshua: ‘Visit me Lord and declare me free!’ Truly, they had been visited by Jesus Christ and declared free.