I Left Deeper Life Church 'Cos A TV Set Was Called The Devil’s Box- Tunde Bakare

Date: 03-11-2014 7:19 am (6 years ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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Pastor Tunde Bakare has in the past explained why he left The Redeemed Christian Church Of God to start his own ministry, but has never really explained why he left Deeper Life Bible Church in the first place for RCCG. In a new interview with City People Magazine, the Pastor explained the real reason that made him leave the church in the 80’s.

I was in Deeper Life for five years, between 1978 and December 1983. Brother Kumuyi was and is still a great teacher of the Word. The person that put the fear of God in me was Brother Kumuyi. He laid the foundation for systematic teaching that many people see me do today. However, I rose through the ranks. I preached while I was there and conducted youth meetings. I was doing some legal works for the ministry also. I registered some of their companies. But one day while I was ministering and a brother was interpreting, I was giving example of the “faith cometh by hearing and hearing the word of God” and I said, ‘Supposing you go to a supermarket to buy soap, you might not know what soap to buy but because you watched the advertisement of Joy soap on television, then you would look for Joy soap because you have been hearing about it.’

And my interpreter said: “If you have been watching the devil’s box … “ I told him I didn’t say devil’s box but television, and he repeated saying the devil’s box and Brother Kumuyi was behind us. I said I didn’t say devil’s box and that the normal interpretation is amu ohun mu aworan, (the box that captures both the voice and the visuals). Anyway, he still said what he said. The following Sunday, Brother Kumuyi came up with what he called “Sunday Exaltation”; he said that even if you repair television, you are a child of the devil. Then I took my Bible and left. I went home and said I would serve my God, but was not interested anymore in church.


So I returned to Surulere Baptist Church. And one day, my photographer came to me and said I should not just sit like that and that I should come and join his church because I would enjoy it. I asked, ‘What is the name of your church’ and he said The Redeemed Christian Church of God. I said okay and that I would come one day since I was not interested at that moment. The first Sunday of March, 1984, I invited my wife and said we should go (we were not married then). I borrowed a car because I had no car then. We drove to that church and I discovered I had been to that church before. That was the place Deeper Life was doing their Bible study in 1978. Then there was this gentleman who walked up, they called him G.O. He is still G.O. today, but they call him Daddy G.O. He was the one who preached that day and the message was titled: “The Mercy of God.” I said this seems better than the background of what seems I was coming from, because, in fairness to Brother Kumuyi, he himself eventually went on television. He must have changed his mind, because that time he was very hard on such things. By the way, looking back today, there is a lot of evil on television. It is not the television that is the devil’s box, it is the programmes that people put on it. So you can choose what you watch.









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Posted: at 3-11-2014 07:19 AM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
- morgrawl231 at 3-11-2014 07:36 AM (6 years ago)
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TV SET CALLED DEVIL'S BOX?Huh??
 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
Posted: at 3-11-2014 07:36 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- Neglito at 3-11-2014 07:48 AM (6 years ago)
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That's how they brainwash my people.
Posted: at 3-11-2014 07:48 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- winace at 3-11-2014 07:56 AM (6 years ago)
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Hmmmmmmm story for d gods.
Posted: at 3-11-2014 07:56 AM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- zeigbo at 3-11-2014 08:36 AM (6 years ago)
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yoruba and pastor work

Posted: at 3-11-2014 08:36 AM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- beneno at 3-11-2014 08:40 AM (6 years ago)
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let every one worship God in their own faith,way and believe.on the last day we shall know who worshiped him in the right way  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 3-11-2014 08:40 AM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Nicksam at 3-11-2014 08:49 AM (6 years ago)
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 Grin Grin Grin Grin
Posted: at 3-11-2014 08:49 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- Ken1230 at 3-11-2014 09:47 AM (6 years ago)
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Ok
Posted: at 3-11-2014 09:47 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- dareper at 3-11-2014 10:30 AM (6 years ago)
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Na their way na
Posted: at 3-11-2014 10:30 AM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- echeeche at 3-11-2014 10:34 AM (6 years ago)
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GOOD ONE
Posted: at 3-11-2014 10:34 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- cherishp at 3-11-2014 11:13 AM (6 years ago)
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I was given d beating of my life by my deeper life uncle for watching d crucifixion on Easter day in 1993. Chai!!
Posted: at 3-11-2014 11:13 AM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- allenspike at 3-11-2014 11:32 AM (6 years ago)
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Gud 2 hear
Posted: at 3-11-2014 11:32 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- dynasty4all at 3-11-2014 11:59 AM (6 years ago)
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TRUE LIFE STORY
Posted: at 3-11-2014 11:59 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- deguyondmove at 3-11-2014 12:27 PM (6 years ago)
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I knew people who sold their properties in 1987, in Lagos based on this teaching music sets and tv included. I started having doubts about church doctrines then.
Posted: at 3-11-2014 12:27 PM (6 years ago) | Newbie
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- DrSoba at 3-11-2014 01:23 PM (6 years ago)
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Good old doctrine
Posted: at 3-11-2014 01:23 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- guruboyng at 3-11-2014 01:42 PM (6 years ago)
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please oo,that was then in the 80's when kumuyi was hard on those things,but now even every deeper life member have it, so dat was then,nt now.
Posted: at 3-11-2014 01:42 PM (6 years ago) | Newbie
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- mary11 at 3-11-2014 03:59 PM (6 years ago)
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one of my neighbour back then in my village gather all his electronics n throw inside river when he repent n join Deeper life

Posted: at 3-11-2014 03:59 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- nametalkam at 3-11-2014 04:36 PM (6 years ago)
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I know it was not God that ordained this man as a pastor, a politician and a pastor? I know deeper life did not support entertainment because of the ungodly bodily exposures, but come on! thats cheap shot for attention MF

Posted: at 3-11-2014 04:36 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- zeigbo at 3-11-2014 05:58 PM (6 years ago)
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nametalkam u re right

Posted: at 3-11-2014 05:58 PM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Larry28 at 3-11-2014 08:05 PM (6 years ago)
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Deeper life huh
Posted: at 3-11-2014 08:05 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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