TB Joshua Brings his Congregation and Viewers Back to the Bible

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Prophet T.B. Joshua

Prophet TB Joshua, the Bishop and Founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, may no longer need an elaborate introduction. He’s well known both by friends and foes across the globe. Anytime he enters the congregation goes aglow. But there is still something significantly missing about Prophet TB Joshua, his mission and his place in the scriptures in the minds of the public. It is sufficient for us to tell the world that SCOAN exists to move individuals closer to Jesus every day, leading to life transformation and changing nations. This is demonstrated through Prophet TB Joshua’s thorough teachings, demonstration of the power and presence of the Holy Spirit, and engaging and making disciples for Jesus. In the world today there is no comparable ministry that reflects Jesus as clearly, precisely and truly as SCOAN. It is only the grace of God that this Ministry is located somewhere here in Lagos Nigeria, of all places Africa!!! It is maybe because Africa is perceived as poor but God knows we are rich in the Spirit.

So who is Prophet TB JOSHUA? Jesus once conducted a poll about Himself and Peter who gave the right answer must have done so influenced by the Holy Spirit. Shortly after when the same Peter knew that Jesus would be going through death on the cross he pulled Jesus aside and rebuked God’s divine plan. Similarly, the dispersed disciples leaving Jerusalem for Emmaus also took Jesus for a physical political deliverer of Israel in their discussion. In addition, the Jews were convinced that Jesus was coming to lead an insurrection and bring Israel to the point of being a sovereign nation. They like to be a glorious nation. Then the Jews surrounded Jesus and said to Him, “How long do You keep us in doubt? If You are the Christ, tell us plainly”, (John 20:24). Hence it is natural for everyone to know their prophets and their missions respectively.

Prophet TB Joshua has come to bring the world back to the Bible and pointing the way to Jesus. This generation has derailed a great deal, totally gone astray on posterity gospel in particularly, questing to raise large crowds who merely want to hear what they like and not what God is saying. The race for church leadership is going to continue to lead to more infighting and killings in the different congregations. SCOAN is not going to be immured in these struggles in the future but with a proper foundation and the Holy Spirit leading all shall be well. Hence SCOAN is a Church that will stand the test of time, with minimum rebuke from Jesus, if it continues in the path set by its founder. It will be so hard to advance beyond the spiritual high standard already set but Jesus told His disciples, “And, behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high”, (Like 24:49).

YOU TUBE SUSPENDING EMMANUEL TV TOUCHES THE VERY HEART OF JESUS GOSPEL MESSAGE

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When recently YouTube suspended Emmanuel TV’s YouTube Channel, citing a reason based on “Seemingly Social Justice” and not focused on “Sin and Redemption”, we have been taken aback. Their reason and action strike on the very heart of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the need to be set free from sin and all its practices and not take comfort in a cosmetic social justice. The Bible commands us to take care of the helpless, the unfortunate and defend those who are oppressed. This is a very important part of what it means to live out our Christian Faith and which Prophet TB Joshua, the Bishop of SCOAN and founder of Emmanuel TV, has been preaching across the globe, not just in a remote Lagos neighbourhood.

Perhaps it is necessary to attempt to align YouTube and many others on the core message of Jesus Christ which has become Christianity and the Gospel. It is that Jesus died for our sins, was buried and resurrected, and thereby reconciled us to God. This is the message that will truly bring freedom to the oppressed. If an organization the status of YouTube intends to contribute meaningfully to public life in the 21st century it should have an open door for all. They must also understand that the Bible must be preached entirely, with power and glory in Jesus Christ, without compromise.

We also want YouTube to be aware that many “Christians” today find the concept of God willing His Son to die on the cross to be embarrassing or even appalling. They even take it to be “child abuse,” the idea of blood atonement is de-emphasized or denied altogether, with social justice and good works enthroned in its place. Prophet TB Joshua and his ministries, including Emmanuel TV, have attracted world attention, not for the reasons alluded to him by YouTube but by the sound and complete Gospel of Jesus Christ coming from them. Social justice can be persuasive and enticing, but carried out to its logical end in many areas it is an assault on the foundational framework of Christianity, leaving it disarmed of its saving power. We encourage YouTube and its owners to consider this moment a time to pray about finding and supporting fellowships that are more “Biblically Faithful Church Communities” rather than suspending or banning them. Emmanuel.

FILLED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT AND POWER


Last week, a set of Emmanuel TV Partners in Nigeria and neighboring countries had gathered to receive the new Anointing Water and Sticker. In addition to the faith tools, they also received prayer ministration by Prophet T.B. Joshua over the phone. What transpired during that prayer session, as well as during the picking up of the items, is yet another proof that God’s power knows no barrier of distance or time. Indeed, there were manifestations in various forms as people experienced healing, deliverance and salvation in the mighty name of Jesus Christ.

Prophet T.B. Joshua had begun with words of encouragement and assurance to the assembled Partners, among whom was a group of visiting pastors and ministers from the Latin American nations of Argentina, Brazil and Mexico, among others: “I want to tell you that God is with you and that no weapon fashioned against you shall prosper! My being here is mightier than when I am there. So, rejoice!”


He then repeatedly prayed for the Holy Spirit to fill the people, even as he broke into a song on the power in the Blood of Jesus Christ. “Be filled with the Holy Spirit!” he declared. Afterwards, the man of God reassured the people: “I’m aware you are there and Jesus Christ too is aware you are there. I want to tell you that you are not there on your own; you are there by the grace of the Holy Ghost. In the mighty name of Jesus Christ.”

Prophet T.B. Joshua also said a prayer of forgiveness with the people: “If there is any sin you have committed, any wrong you have done – Lord Jesus forgives you! Any sin they might have committed, in whatever way – Lord Jesus, forgive them! Lord Jesus – I cover them with the Blood of Jesus!” At this point, many of the people had begun to respond to the potency of the Spirit, with many thrashing on the ground and vomiting the poisonous substances in their system.


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YOUR PAST IS OVER AND DONE WITH

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If you want to be successful in life, do not look back; it is a dangerous thing to do unless it is meant to glorify God for what He has done in your life. Be a forward looker. Discovery is for forward lookers. – TB Joshua

Jesus is a tomorrow thinker. We are made in our heart to be like Him. To be like Jesus is our goal. If you would be like Jesus, you are to be a tomorrow thinker. He is not so much concerned about our present as our future. Jesus said to the woman caught in the act of adultery, “Well then, I do not condemn you either. Go, but do not sin again” (John 8:11). When He met the man He healed at the pool of Bethesda, Jesus said to him, “See, you are well again, stop sinning or something worse may happen to you” (John 5:14).

In these passages, Jesus was simply sending the same message to both the adulterous woman and the man He healed at the pool: Both of them were rescued from death by His grace. He was like saying to them, ‘See, your past is over now; stop looking back or something worse might happen to you. I am not interested in your unworthy past. Now that you are sanctified and cleansed by the words I have spoken to you, you should remain cleansed. It is very dangerous to look back; focus on your future and I am that future’.

When your past is over, your accuser would flee because the only thing that connects you to him is your past. He has no other information about you. The Bible says, satan is our accuser. If you want to be successful in life, do not look back; it is a dangerous thing to do unless it is meant to glorify God for what He has done in your life. Be a forward looker. Discovery is for forward lookers. It is by looking forward that you discover new things, new horizons and new opportunities you would not have ordinarily dreamt of.

Remember only faith pleases God, and faith focuses on God instead of our past. It acts now, believes now, receives now and confesses now. If you are to solve today’s problems, using the approach of yesterday, you would not make a difference. Therefore, you must change your attitude, character, general approach to life, in order to reset your mind.

THE WORD OF GOD IN OUR HEART!

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Jesus’ focus is the motive behind what you do. Jesus tests our heart to give us according to our effort. What is the state of your heart? Your heart must be at its best for God because the Spirit of God expresses Himself through our heart. The Word of God in our heart is our contact with God. It is His contact with us.

Whatever your heart engages on influences your conduct and your character. If your heart does not contact the Word of God, nothing can be achieved in God. Jesus Christ said in John 14:23, “Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.” This shows that God does nothing without His Word. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” (John 1:1). No one can live above trial and temptation without the Word of God in his or her heart.

Our doing the Word, living it in our daily lives, practicing it, trusting in it, acting on it – that is our secret. Yielding your heart to the Word of God makes the Word a reality. When the Word becomes a reality, you become God-minded and Word-minded. When you become God-minded and Word-minded, in the morning, your spirit unconsciously goes to Him for guidance and wisdom for the day.

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LOOK FORWARD

In the midst of life’s uncertainties, we tend to look back to our family background, poor education and some other unfavourable circumstances around us. We are so busy with our past that we are unable to look at the other side and hear what God says in Isaiah 43:19, “See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”

Upon all the promises of salvation she received, Lot’s wife looked back and behold, she became a pillar of salt (Genesis 19:26). Answering the call of God, Peter walked on the water and yet the moment he looked back at his surroundings, Peter sank (Matthew 14:30).

Indeed, we cannot look at two different directions at the same time; broken focus is the real reason men fail. Brethren, Jesus calls you to look forward to Him so you can discover new strength, new courage. Discovery is for forward lookers – it is by looking forward that you discover new things, new horizons and new opportunities you would not have ordinarily dreamt of.

Today, look forward to Jesus and discover a new beginning, in Jesus’ name!

Healed Physically, Spiritually or Emotionally

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The single remedy that cures every case in this world emotionally, physically or spiritually, and which has never been known to fail, is the Lord Jesus Christ. Exodus 1:26 says, “I am the Lord that health thee”. Jesus continues to use His healing power as an effective entry point to helping us to understand His Good News Message of Salvation and freedom from sin power. Even whilst Jeremiah (22:18) was questioning his people saying, “Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then is there no healing for the wound of my people?” Jesus has always been the Balm in Gilead and the Healer. Before He ascended into heaven, He spoke to His followers that “they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will recover” (Mark 16:18). This anointing was so strong on the Apostles that “many signs and wonders were regularly done among the people by the hands of the apostles . . . believers were added to the Lord, multitudes of both men and women so that they even carried out the sick into the streets and laid them on cots and mats, that as Peter came by at least his shadow might fall on some of them. The people also gathered from the towns around Jerusalem, bringing the sick and those afflicted with unclean spirits, and they were all healed, (Acts 5:12-16). God’s will is for us to walk in divine healing and health, physically and spiritually. The Ministry of Prophet TB Joshua of the SCOAN Lagos Nigeria represents the Apostolic Ministry of our day, tapping into the promises of God. Jesus is making Healing a component of SCOAN’s teaching and activities across the globe.

Who are the people getting healing from Jesus in the Bible? One of them was a woman having an issue of blood for twelve years, (Luke 8:43-48). The woman had spent all her living upon physicians but couldn’t be healed of any of them. She came behind Jesus and touched the border of His garment. Immediately her issue of blood stanched. At that level, she obtained what we want to described loosely here as physical healing. But Jesus questioned, “Who touched me?” All denied and Jesus said, “Somebody hath touched me: for I perceive that virtue is gone out of me”. Eventually, she came trembling and falling before Him, she declared unto Him before all the people for why she had touched him, and how she was healed immediately. Jesus said unto her, “Daughter, be of good comfort: thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace”. She was brought to the full knowledge of Who Jesus is. Knowing Jesus is the spiritual aspect of healing. If Jesus had allowed her to go back to the crowd she might have run away with the impression that Jesus is also a super physician in town, whereas He is our Saviour, our Healer and by His stripes, we are healed. It is a complete package of emotional, physical and spiritual healing that we get from Jesus and which must be maintained by following Jesus.

Jesus also heals a Man Born Blind as another example of the people receiving this divine grace. “As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth”, (John 9). This healing was done so that the “works of God might be displayed in Him” (verse 4). Also to reveal the person of Jesus, “While I am in the world, I am the light of the world”, (verse 5). The blind man’s faith and obedience must be acknowledged. He had never known or heard of Jesus before, but somehow believed and obeyed Him. The Pharisees investigated the healing only to display their spiritual blindness.

Incidentally, many people coming to SCOAN for healing belong to one or other groups; such as, “I don’t go to church”, “This is my first time in SCOAN”, “I have been to all over the places for healing to no avail”, “My pastor discouraged my coming earlier”, “I have been watching Emmanuel.tv”, etc. The Lord Jesus and His followers ministered healing even to those with little or no understanding of the things of God. Hence healing and all other God’s divine interventions in our circumstances must be that “His mercy brings both miracles and salvation”. This mercy healing is available to everyone. On the other hand, religious leaders are confused thinking of getting to the Healing Ministry by some rigorous academic research, going to a College of Divinity for a PhD degree programme, etc.

We perceive that this generation, like every other before it, consists of different minds when it comes to Who Jesus is, His disciples and the teaching of healing. In particular, the contemporary society is filled at one end with men and women of simplistic minds thinking that all there is are the only things their eyes can see. On the other end are the spiritualists, the rituals, the demons, the cultists where many religious leaders probably belong. Our Lord Jesus Christ heals because He is full of compassion towards mankind and He knows that healing belongs to God’s children. Jesus heals us from all our infirmities to fulfil God’s promises and to glorify His heavenly Father. Furthermore, Jesus heals to confirm His Word, demonstrate the power in His blood and to expose the devil’s defeat and the devil’s failure. Peter explained to Cornelius that “Jesus went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil”, (Acts 10:37-38). Jesus knows all our needs even the number of hairs on our heads, (Matthew 10: 29-30), even our infirmities, and weaknesses.

We recall the parable of Lazarus and the unnamed Rich man told by Jesus in (Luke 16:19-31). Lazarus was described as a beggar with sores, looking for what to eat and dogs coming around him to lick his sores, whereas the Rich man was in luxury every day. The time came when Lazarus died and the angels carried him to Abraham’s bosom. The Rich man also died and was buried in Hades, where he was being tormented; he looked up and saw Abraham far away with Lazarus by his side, (verse 24). Lazarus reclined at Abraham’s bosom, a position for the guest of honour at a banquet. We read in the gospels that John had that position next to Jesus, (John 13:23). Those who trusted in God’s Word were promised to be with Abraham in God’s kingdom. This is spiritual healing and our hope.

Hence as we continue to watch and pray with Emmanuel.tv, with Prophet TB Joshua and his SCOAN team, with other Christians, or individually, for healing, for blessing, for a breakthrough, the sole aim should be to encounter Jesus Christ and His awesome power. It is a big privilege and God’s divine mercy to be healed either through prayers, medication, diet or exercise. It becomes spiritual when it leads to the source and the Healer. In this generation, we have been blessed to have a Prophet like TB Joshua who is not just doing miracles but can live by the Word that leads to salvation. TB Joshua’s Ministry is “Healing the Christian World” today, turning it from serving the god of Marmon, the god of raising supermen who can build so many branches and raise so many funds but the people are not edified and made to encounter Jesus. TB Joshua often says that reward is not necessarily the result of faithful prayer. Lazarus must have prayed but his result came to him when least expected in the bosom of Abraham. What Prophet TB Joshua and his Ministry have contributed to how the public should see Christ is in the “Returning to the Apostolic Age” rather than the “Transaction Christianity Approach”. The Transaction Christianity Approach is to claim that because you sow an amount of seed you reap so much because you pay your tithes you are blessed more because you fasted for seven days you are blessed more than when you fasted only three days, you pay so much and you are prayed for that much. TB Joshua and SCOAN have left such schools through the power of Jesus, and now seeing Christ as He is. Of course, we need to pay our tithes and labour for Christ every moment. Nevertheless let us know that by grace we have been saved, through faith and this is not from ourselves. It is the gift of God and not by works so that no one can boast, (Ephesians 2:8-9). Hence be healed physically and spiritually in Jesus mighty name. Distance is not a barrier. Emmanuel!

FEAR CHANGES FOCUS

It was Easter Sunday, so The SCOAN Choir began with a song celebrating Christ’s victory over death. And as undeniable manifestation of the power of resurrection, The Arena of Liberty flowed with the anointing of deliverance, healing and blessings.

“We are living in the end times,” Prophet T.B. Joshua began his Easter Sunday message entitled FEAR CHANGES FOCUS, adding, “and there is a manifestation of the spirit of fear all over.” In a highly interactive sermon in which he later asked some worshippers to sum up their understanding to him, the man of God read from Luke 22:39-43, the passage in which Jesus asked for “the cup” to pass over Him even as He asked for God, the Father’s will to be done.

The God of prophet TB Joshua is a wonder working God. If you are outside Nigeria, and you do not have the time or money to Come to Nigeria yourself, Look for some one you trust who can get the morning water or anointed stickers from Senior prophet TB Joshua. But if you do not have the time to come to the church and get it, send an E-mail directly to SCOAN ADMIN ( scoanonlineservices@gmail.com ) specifying what you need. We will send the morning water to you, it’s totally free.

He said, “The good news is that we have a Friend, the Holy Spirit, who can help us to fight this monster called fear”. He cited the case of our Lord Jesus Christ, who received strength from the Holy Spirit while in the Garden of Gethsemane. After illustrating how fear tends to rule our hearts and prevents us from reaching our full potential, the prophet asked worshippers to find out God’s will in their lives in every situation.

Racine spoke on the topic, A LIFE ANEW. Citing the Book of Romans 6:4-8, Racine spoke extensively on the power of Jesus’ resurrection noting that “to be born again, you must first die with Christ and resurrect with Him.” He noted the importance of breaking the link with our past and dwelling on the future, hence the reference to Lot and the man at the pool of Bethesda, among others. Racine therefore urged the congregation: “Each time you want to focus on your future the devil is already there, always there to remind you of your unworthy past in order to provoke your guilt, your fear and to hinder your future. Don’t look back.”

 

TESTIMONIES

“IT WAS LIKE 20 BREAKTHROUGHS IN ONE!” SAYS MAN HEALED OF EPILEPSY

A Nigerian from Edo State, Mr Nosa Ikhimiukor, was all smiles when he came to testify of the Lord’s goodness in his life, accompanied by his parents. In 2005, as he matriculated, he suddenly found himself experiencing epileptic seizures, sometimes having as many as five of them in one day. Exasperated about his condition, the doctors suggested he opt out of school but his father refused the suggestion, urging the doctors to help alleviate his child’s suffering. Mr Ikhimiukor’s seizures always left him depressed and in pains. Shamed by his condition, he kept to himself as he battled the aftermath of nightmares. One day, a friend told him about Emmanuel TV and the young man tuned to the channel. Seeing a case like his on TV, Mr Ikhimiukor resolved to attend The SCOAN. While there, God’s power fell on him as the man of God, Prophet T.B. Joshua prayed for him and he received his instant healing. Several months down the line, Mr Ikhimiuokor is still basking in the total freedom from epilepsy which the Lord had granted him. He has since regained his vibrancy and vitality. He has also begun to witness amazing career breakthrough. Now released to him are the professional certificates which the medical council had withheld from him because of his condition. Also released to him are his certificates in business consultancy and project management. He has also received certificates of recognition from renowned organisations. He advised people to believe in God.

 

HE ONLY WANTED A CHILD BUT GOD GAVE HIM MUCH MORE!

Mr Manuel Okomo, an Equatorial Guinean, had come to The SCOAN because of the problem of infertility. For eight years, his wife had been unable to fall pregnant, so the couple sought God at The SCOAN, with the wife’s brother also tagging along. As God had designed it, the three of them received a touch from Prophet T.B. Joshua, in Jesus’ name and as they returned home, good things began to happen in their lives. First, Mrs Yolanda Okomo conceived in the same month she visited The SCOAN and had a baby girl nine months later. Second, Mr Okomo witnessed incredible career elevation as he was appointed medical Director of his country’s largest teaching hospital. He was also appointed on the board of the largest international bank in West Africa. Third, his in-law, who accompanied them to The SCOAN that fateful day got a university scholarship in Barcelona, Spain and graduated as the best student in his set. Fourth, Mrs Okomo also got a reputable job. Testifying during The SCOAN Sunday Service, the Okomos, clutching their ‘miracle’ child Rebecca, advised people to have faith in our Lord, Jesus Christ.

 

REJECTED STONE BECOMES HEAD OF THE CORNER!

In 2014, when she came to The SCOAN for prayers, Mrs Elsie Nghikembua, from Namibia, had been battling with career stagnancy. This much was revealed to God’s servant, Prophet T.B. Joshua, who prophesied that the woman had been getting passed over for promotion at her workplace. Though due for a promotion in her organization, Mrs Nghikembua was surprisingly ignored when an opportunity showed up. Although she continued her work diligently, she suffered a high level of opposition in the system. She finally threw in the towel in 2016 when it was evident that she had no career future in the said company. she then applied for a position as Election Commissioner. Before submitting her application, she ministered The New Morning Water which she had received during her visit to The SCOAN on her documents. To the glory of God, she was one of the five selected for the position by the Namibian president. Again, in 2018, she submitted her application for the position of Assistant Director of Operations in the University of Namibia Business School. She again ministered the New Morning Water and she emerged as the successful candidate among close to 400 applicants. Before ending her testimony,  Mrs Nghikembua informed the church that she had first been to The SCOAN in 2009, with her husband. She testified that, on returning home, they were blessed with a daughter who will be turning nine years old later this year. She advised people to keep their eyes fixed on Jesus and He will see them through.

DELIVERED FROM SEVERAL YEARS OF BEDWETTING!

For a good 42 years of her life, Mrs Ernestine Williams was a bedwetter, something she had been battling with since she was seven years old. A Sierra Leonean living in Kenya with her husband, Mrs Ernestine had had to live with this embarrassing situation until last week, when she received her deliverance, in the mighty name of Jesus, at The SCOAN. Regarding the prophecies she received from the woman of God, Mrs Williams confirmed that her late grandmother had been a worshipper of marine spirits and that she was named after her grandmother. She also confirmed that her sister suffered the same problem of bedwetting. Concerned about her daughter’s condition, Mrs Williams’ mother had taken up the matter, visiting spiritualists in Guinea together with her daughter, all to no avail.

Since her healing last week at The SCOAN, Mrs Williams has literally kept a clean sheet, just as her spirit husband has been banished forever. Glorifying God for her healing and thanking her husband for not abandoning her even though he had discovered her condition before marrying her, she advised people not to ignore their partners and to run to God for solutions to their problems. On his part, Mr Williams said, “My wife’s strengths far outweigh her weaknesses; I do not reject her.” He urged people not to judge their partners’ character but to find out God’s reason for bringing them together.

MISS TAGOE TAKES TO HER FEET AGAIN!

A few months ago, Miss Gloria Tagoe, a 21-year-old Ghanaian living in Qatar with her mother, had suddenly found herself afflicted with the problem of bilateral deep vein thrombosis of the lower limbs. The condition left her unable to walk without the aid of crutches and a special pair of socks. Despite seeing medical experts, Miss Tagoe did not get better and had to drop out of university in Ukraine. At a point, she couldn’t breathe and had to be placed on oxygen owing to a blood clot that reached all the way to her lungs and at a point, she was totally bedridden.

 

 

Needless to say, she couldn’t bathe herself not to talk of cook

her own meals. Her mother decided to bring her to The SCOAN. After prayers from the woman of God, in the name of Jesus Christ, Miss Tagoe stood up and walked again for the first time in a very long time. As she took her first steps again, her mother exclaimed in excitement, screaming thanks to God in utter joyousness. Testifying in church the following Sunday alongside her mother, Miss Tagoe told of how her healing had started even as she began watching Emmanuel TV right in her country of residence. She walked around on the aisle as she shared her testimony with the world. She advised people to have faith in Jesus Christ, the