Why Didn't Any Nigerian Pastor See The Coronavirus Pandemic In Their 2019 End Of Year Prophesy?

Date: 27-12-2020 10:29 pm (1 year ago) | Author: Daniel Bosai
- at 27-12-2020 10:29 PM (1 year ago)
Online (m)

I have previewed hundreds of articles and video clips from last years church cross-over services and have yet to find a pastor that prophesied - or gave an inkling of forewarning - regarding the ominous events that befell the world in 2020. The question is - if ministers of God are truly mouthpieces of God, why did no one warn the world about coronavirus? The prophetic proclamations I heard were almost unanimously painting 2020 in a positive light, bolstering expectations of ‘uncommon breakthroughs’, ‘mind-boggling promotions’ and ‘extravagant abundance’. Opposite was the case for the world in 2020 - both individually for many pastors and collectively for their members.  

Let me pinpoint a few practical examples. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy declared 2020 the ‘Year of Perfection’. Several months later, he was embroiled in controversy after stating the coronavirus pandemic was caused by 5G technology - a claim so spurious his television channel in UK was sanctioned for it. Malawian ‘Prophet’ Shepherd Bushiri said he had prophetically visited all the months of 2020 and they were resoundingly ‘great’. He was arrested two months ago over charges of fraud and eventually escaped to Malawi where he remains a fugitive. RCCG Pastor Enoch Adeboye declared 2020 “the year of series of joys” and “series of victories”. In May, a young girl was raped and murdered in one of his church branches, sparking outrage and protests throughout the nation of Nigeria.

Apostle Johnson Suleman termed 2020 “the year of greater glory”, Bishop David Oyedepo said it was “the year of breaking limits” while COZA Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo called it “the year of unprecedented exploits”. Zimbabwean Pastor Emmanuel Makandiwa said 2020 was the “year of excellence”, Dunamis Head described it as “the year of supernatural shift’ and DayStar’s Pastor Sam Adeyemi announced it as “the year of rest”. However, the members shouting ‘Amen’ to these ‘prophetic proclamations’ are mostly the same people facing the brunt of the economic backlash caused by the coronavirus pandemic of 2020 and the lockdown imposed to contain it. While, of course, there are some sparse individual cases where these themes saw fruition, I think it’s safe to say that - as a whole - 2020 proved the entirety of these pastors wrong. Indeed, it will easily go down as one of the worst years on record and one most citizens of the world will be most to forget and forge ahead from.

Yet with 2021 approaching, the majority of these churches will be packed with congregants - most flouting COVID-19 guidelines - to hear another ‘word from the Lord’ for the upcoming year. It suggests to me that most attendees at such events are simply going for social, traditional or conventional reasons, not to actually hear a genuine message from above. In the same vein, I would surmise that most pastors choose to ‘prophesy’ words that tickle ears and elicit a sufficient emotional frenzy to ensure a sizeable offering is collected at the crossover service. In the case of Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, he unashamedly stated he would not read his ‘prophecy’ but it was available to be purchased for N100!

Let me conclude by giving an honourable mention to TB Joshua of The SCOAN who did aptly term 2020 ‘the year of humility’.  If there’s anyone who needed to be humbled in 2020, I’d highlight these pastors who yearly prophesy smooth things under the hallowed guise of hearing from God.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDUlgtncoSA" target="_blank" class="aeva_link bbc_link new_win">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDUlgtncoSA</a>



Tawia Acheampong is a writer on religious affairs


Posted: at 27-12-2020 10:29 PM (1 year ago) | Addicted Hero
- chidan1214 at 27-12-2020 11:25 PM (1 year ago)
(m)
The blindfolded sheeps will neither here or ununderstand what this writer has said
Posted: at 27-12-2020 11:25 PM (1 year ago) | Upcoming
Reply
- chidan1214 at 27-12-2020 11:41 PM (1 year ago)
(m)
Quote from: chidan1214 on 27-12-2020 11:25 PM
The blindfolded sheeps will neither here or ununderstand what this writer has said

The blindfolded sheeps will neither hear nor understand what this writer said or wrote
Posted: at 27-12-2020 11:41 PM (1 year ago) | Upcoming
Reply
- RRSD71 at 28-12-2020 12:12 AM (1 year ago)
(m)
Because they are all FAKE
THIEVES AND LIARS
Posted: at 28-12-2020 12:12 AM (1 year ago) | Upcoming
Reply
- gogoman at 28-12-2020 12:44 AM (1 year ago)
Online (m)
 Grin Grin Grin
Posted: at 28-12-2020 12:44 AM (1 year ago) | Addicted Hero
Reply
- Eghoseisi at 28-12-2020 03:46 AM (1 year ago)
(m)
y u when post this thing nor c am ?
Posted: at 28-12-2020 03:46 AM (1 year ago) | Newbie
Reply
- johnnychuks2 at 28-12-2020 04:47 AM (1 year ago)
(m)
Like i ve always day, they are all fake, and Agentes of Satán. From A to Z
Posted: at 28-12-2020 04:47 AM (1 year ago) | Upcoming
Reply
- Wazubia at 28-12-2020 06:40 AM (1 year ago)
(m)
ARE THERE DOING PROPHESY,  OR PREDICTIONS.
I SEE NO DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THOSE PASTOR'S, AND NAIJABET. Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 28-12-2020 06:40 AM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac
Reply
- olowoinlionsden at 28-12-2020 09:13 AM (1 year ago)
(m)
They wwere caught unawares.
Posted: at 28-12-2020 09:13 AM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac
Reply
- angelzizi at 28-12-2020 11:57 AM (1 year ago)
(f)
Quote from: Eghoseisi on 28-12-2020 03:46 AM
y u when post this thing nor c am ?
Did she tell you that she's a pastor, prophetess or G.O?
Posted: at 28-12-2020 11:57 AM (1 year ago) | Upcoming
Reply
- angelzizi at 28-12-2020 12:09 PM (1 year ago)
(f)
I've asked myself this question a million times! This is pure reality to those that truly want to be liberated from the shackles and bondage of religion especially in Nigeria, the earlier people realised that they DON'T NEED these so called men of gods the better! What we need as humans is a cool relationship with God, relating to God in sincerity and love not letting anyone manipulate you into doing their biddings, it's a free access to the most high, you don't need nobody to connect you to him. We can connect to God even in our bedrooms or anywhere. Wake up people please!!!! Save your time, energy and money please!
Posted: at 28-12-2020 12:09 PM (1 year ago) | Upcoming
Reply
- Noah147 at 28-12-2020 01:15 PM (1 year ago)
(m)
Because they re full of shit.
Posted: at 28-12-2020 01:15 PM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac
Reply
- kima77same at 28-12-2020 03:58 PM (1 year ago)
(m)
YOU BLOGGER, YOU ARE SO SCRIPTURALLY DEFICIENT, BANKRUPT, AND POOR IN THE SCRIPTURES THAT, YOU ARE SPIRITUALLY IGNORANT OF 2KINGS 4:27
  I KNOW YOU LACK BIBLICAL KNOWLEDGE.
    NOT EVERYTHING GOD REVEALED TO HIS SERVANTS. SOMETIMES GOD HID IT FROM THEM, and SOMETIMES GOD DON'T TELL THEM.
   SORRY FOR EXPOSING YOUR LACK BIBLICAL KNOWLEDGE
Posted: at 28-12-2020 03:58 PM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac
Reply
- Noah147 at 28-12-2020 04:32 PM (1 year ago)
(m)
Quote from: kima77same on 28-12-2020 03:58 PM
YOU BLOGGER, YOU ARE SO SCRIPTURALLY DEFICIENT, BANKRUPT, AND POOR IN THE SCRIPTURES THAT, YOU ARE SPIRITUALLY IGNORANT OF 2KINGS 4:27
  I KNOW YOU LACK BIBLICAL KNOWLEDGE.
    NOT EVERYTHING GOD REVEALED TO HIS SERVANTS. SOMETIMES GOD HID IT FROM THEM, and SOMETIMES GOD DON'T TELL THEM.
   SORRY FOR EXPOSING YOUR LACK BIBLICAL KNOWLEDGE
Hahahah you re full of it mate. Take that nonsense to fools that believe in that .
Posted: at 28-12-2020 04:32 PM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac
Reply
- victorstic1 at 28-12-2020 06:03 PM (1 year ago)
Online (m)
Quote from: kima77same on 28-12-2020 06:03 PM
YOU BLOGGER, YOU ARE SO SCRIPTURALLY DEFICIENT, BANKRUPT, AND POOR IN THE SCRIPTURES THAT, YOU ARE SPIRITUALLY IGNORANT OF 2KINGS 4:27
  I KNOW YOU LACK BIBLICAL KNOWLEDGE.
    NOT EVERYTHING GOD REVEALED TO HIS SERVANTS. SOMETIMES GOD HID IT FROM THEM, and SOMETIMES GOD DON'T TELL THEM.
   SORRY FOR EXPOSING YOUR LACK BIBLICAL KNOWLEDGE
look at this Dingbat u are part of them
Posted: at 28-12-2020 06:03 PM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac
Reply

fire TRENDING GISTS fire

TODAY'S TOP
  1. You Can't Compel Me to Accept Polygamy - Yul Edochie's First Wife, May Finally Breaks Silence

  2. EXPOSED! How Footballer, Paul Pogba Paid A Witch Doctor £3.5m To Neutralize Mbappe

  3. Kenyan Govt Orders The Extradition of Hushpuppi's Colleague Imran Juma to US

  4. Video of Singer Peter Okoye Passionately Kissing a Female Fan As He Performs on Stage

  5. Chioma Spotted Wearing a 30BG Pendant Worth Millions of Naira to Show Support For Davido (VID)

  6. See Shocking Before & After Photos Of Ukrainian Soldier Recently Released From Russian Prison

  7. 84 Year Old Man, Stephen Jack Caught Defiling 8 Year Old Girl in Ogun

  8. 80 Year Old Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Set to Run For Sixth Term

  9. 23yr Old Widow Shares Video Of What She had to Go Through After Death of her Husband

  10. "Liposuction Boosted My Self-esteem, More Toasters & Suitors Are Coming My Way" – Zainab Bakare

  11. 13-yr-old Girl Rescued From A Hotel After Her ‘boyfriend’ Locked Her Up & segxwally Molested Her

  12. "We'll Shut Down Nigeria If The Strike Is Not Called Off" – NANS Tells Federal Govt, ASUU

  13. "I Miss Being On Stage While Making Eye Contact With People’s Girlfriends" – YBNL Star, Fireboy

  14. "I Share Sensual Videos On IG To Show Off The Curves I Got After Cosmetic Surgery" – Ashmusy

  15. Yet To Be Identified Middle-aged Man Crushed To Death By Tipper In Osun


THIS WEEK
  1. Moment King Charles III Refused to Shake a Black Man's Hand At His Mother's Funeral (VID)

  2. VIDEO: Banky W Gets Into Trouble With Fans For Endorsing PDP’s Pre. Candidate, Atiku Abubakar

  3. BREAKING: Atiku, Obi, Tinubu, Others Make List As Presidential Candidates For 2023 Election

  4. Professor Dike Zainab Assaults Orderly, Charges Maids To Beat Her Up (VIDEO)

  5. Court Rules on PDP’s Suit Seeking Disqualification of Tinubu, Peter Obi Ahead of 2023 Elections

  6. I Wasn’t Happy & I Couldn’t Fake it - Actor Stan Nze Opens up on Current Marital Issues (VID)

  7. Tinubu, Shettima Remains As INEC Releases Final List Of Presidential Candidates And VPs

  8. Just In: Nollywood Actress Rita Dominic Delivers Twins

  9. See Reactions After Actress Halima Abubakar Confessed That She Slept With Apostle Suleman

  10. Transport Workers Protest As They Are Forced to Pay N500 For Tinubu’s Sticker in Lagos (Video)


TOP MEMBERS: