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Senator Agbo fires back at Rev. Okotie for mocking T.B Joshua in death




Anthony Agbo, a former Senator representing Ebonyi North Senatorial District has lambasted an unnamed pastor over the feedback he made in opposition to late Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua.


Recall that two days after T.B Joshua was confirmed lifeless, a Lagos primarily based Pastor, Chris Okotie had shared a cryptic put up on his Fb web page during which he referenced to a sure ”wizard of Endor” who assumed the title of ”Emmanuel”.

Okotie stated the wizard who assumed the title of Emmanuel had been consumed by divine indignation.

His put up got here days after a priest, T.B Joshua, who was recognized for utilizing the identify ”Emmanuel” in his church, died.

However the Senator wrote in an article he made obtainable to DAILY POST {that a} “few days in the past, I learn of a Lagos- primarily based high Pastor who mocked TB Joshua and jubilated at his exit.”

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In keeping with the article, “This Pastor had all the time attacked and condemned TB Joshua when he was alive.
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“Studying about his inglorious descent to mocking the lifeless Saint even at his demise, I instantly remembered the story of Theagenes of Thasos, a celebrated historic Greek Olympian who was the general champion of Olympic video games in 480 B.C.

“When Theagenes died, the Greek metropolis of Thasos erected a large statue of him on the public sq.. However a jealous citizen of Thasos who hated Theagenes a lot for his heroism and nice success will go to the statue each evening to flog, beat and spit at it, but he was not glad.

“Then one evening he took devices and commenced to dig the statue in order to carry it down. However the statue fell down upon him and killed him.

“The folks of Thasos nonetheless erected an even bigger statue for Theagenes. I go away this little story for that beloved Lagos Pastor. Envy, jealousy, hatred are nice evils, furthermore when related to those that are alleged to be academics of the phrase. However for TB Joshua, ‘the son of man should go as it’s written of him’.

“Ecclesiastical historical past has proven that usually, the best seems momentarily to mild up the darkish corners of human horizon, after which shortly disappears in a cloud of glory.

“Our grasp and Saviour, Jesus Christ acknowledged within the scripture that amongst all these born of ladies, that John the Baptist was the best. However we recall that John the Baptist was beheaded by King Herod simply in his 20’s. In immediately’s christianity, the “Excessive Monks” would have declared that John the Baptist was not of God, having died such demise.”

The previous federal lawmaker famous that what he described as ‘religious delight’ has been the bane of Christianity in Nigeria the place each high minister sees himself as greater and higher than the others.

Another high pastors within the nation, reminiscent of Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG; Bishop David Oyedepo of the Residing Religion Church; Pastor Paul Enenche of the Dunamis Church and lots of others have refused to discuss T.B Joshua’s demise, neither did they ship condolences to the Synagogue Church Of All Nations or his household.

Pastor Adeboye’s 43-year-old son, Pastor Dare, died a number of months earlier than T.B Joshua and was mourned on the Synagogue, the place a minute silence was noticed for him. T.B Joshua had additionally despatched a condolence message to RCCG and the household of Adeboye.

‘The wizard referred to as Emmanuel has been consumed’ – Rev Chris Okotie

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