Monday, 29 October 2012

Have you been to the Scoan? Do you have a friend or family member who has been there? If you haven't been there, have you a plan to be there? What ails you? Are you simply curious? These are the questions that someone like me would want to ask a visitor to this blog.

Meanwhile, I have been there.


This blog is in response  to some very negative posts  I found online while researching about the synagogue earlier this year.

There are some particularly aggrieved individuals. One of them is a Pastor Bill Randles from South Africa who is painstakingly and systematically discrediting the SCOAN and in particular Prophet TB Joshua.

I wish to create  venues where people who oppose the negative views of these people  can come together and share their thoughts.  I judged  this would be a step in the right direction. My fist work is at www.destinyrestored.com. This is a chronicle of the exploits of our Lord Jesus Christ through The anointed man of God. Prophet TB Joshua and his wise-men.


I met with Prophet TB Joshua  at the Synagogue on  Monday  the 24th of September. As far as demeanour is concerned, what I saw in his eyes were compassion. compassion, and compassion. So much that I forgot all the questions in my mind.  How could someone so powerful be bothered to attend to such amount of walking pains, live in the midst of these pains - not living in the affluent part of the city,   as well as function still in the midst of these pains. it is daunting.  What I meant by pains is that for someone who sees both sides, physical and spiritual. The milling throng of people, each one representing a pain or many pains, yet, after decades of treating these pains, he does still have so much compassion in him. It is beyond comprehension. As such, it bothers me greatly, when I read the post as in these links. Knowing that I as one of the walking pains, who is seeking for some relieve could easily have been dissuaded from even making the attempt to go to the Synagogue  by the likes of people who created these  posts.

I must admit, when the flight I took home landed in Lagos, this is  after  22 years sojourn in Europe, my soul wept on seeing the hopelessness in the eyes of the people. So much possibilities, so little efficient use of these possibilities. So much pains wherever I look.  I wish the people who created these Blogs would  visit Nigeria, or other parts of Africa, where living is such a struggle, maybe then they can begin to comprehend the tasks that the like of Prophet T B Joshua faces. What he represent to people who are in pains. Just as the messiah said in Mark 2:17.  

Not that I am judging them. I am not in a position to judge, only that I wish to present to the world what I saw, what I felt, when I met Prophet  T B Joshua. I wish to present this in a way that my readers will have no doubt in their mind that he is what he professes to be; A servant of The Most High God. Jesus Christ of Nazareth. I will to encourage them, those that will eventually read my post to make a dash for freedom from oppression, to visit the Synagogue like I did. That is, in spite of what the nay sayers have to say..

My Father is 86 years old. He still lives. Among his many avocations is farming. With acres of Cocoa farms. There is a particularly  troublesome parasite of the Cocoa tree; Mistletoe. Invasion  result in  loss of branches and reduced yield to outright death of the infected Cocoa tree. The trees themselves are powerless against this parasite. The same way that millions of the people that find succour at the Synagogue are powerless against the myriads of ills that besiege  them. I wish to write, so these people, like my Fathers’ Cocoa trees can continue  to go to the farmer, T B Joshua, wherever they may be in the world, that they may have peace.

However one must also be ready to acknowledge what the bible says; Ephesians 6:12
New International Version - UK (NIVUK)
12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. The same way that Jesus has his disciples, so also the devil has his disciples. That disciple may be in your sister or in your brother. Some of them are disciples by design, some unwillingly, some even unknowingly! So we pray for these bloggers, that Jesus may show them mercy.

Here are some of the posts;

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