THE MAN WHO STAND IN THE GAP FOR WORLD PEACE

Despite the harsh history of persecutions, Campaign of calumnies, attacks and intimidations faced by Prophet T.B. Joshua and the Ministry of SCOAN from the remorseless world and its establishment, T.B. Joshua has continued to stay faithful in his quest for world peace. He has compassionately remained steadfast in interceding for a peaceful and crisis-free world even when there is little or no credit to his person.

The Prophet has continued to bring himself down in submission, as an instrument in God’s hands to speak freedom where there are oppression and peace where there are crises in every part of the world. He has remained a channel of peace to a world that pride itself in war and crisis.

Prophet T.B. Joshua has always been neutral in his world peace expedition. He has never taken sides in any of the crisis between nations of the world, irrespective of the race, tribe and religious belief of those involved in the conflict. The Prophet has made himself a father to all that can easily be accessible to every lover of peace.

We should not be misled by the secularist out there. The supremacy and existence of God are not debatable. God is still much interested and involved in the affairs of men. It is never the wish of God for there to be unrest and crisis in this world. But the attitude of mankind towards the things of God is the reason for the continued killings, stealing and distractions that is taken place in our world.

That is why, regardless, the efforts made by the Prophet as God’s instrument to bring about a peaceful world, there can only be peace if mankind will stop ignoring God. The Problem in the world today lingers because we have continued to ignore God’s words and rely on mortal understandings that seem to glorify our self-pride and ego. I am not trying to underestimate or write-off the human perceptiveness and deductive reasoning. Since God is the one that created it there. But we tend to glorify the created above the creator. It is even most disturbing when there is this visible sentiment of abhorrence against the things of God by this present world establishment.

The world is so full of anger and suspicions even among allies because we tend to base our thoughts and actions on selfish interest and we don’t care if our doings may have a detrimental effect on our neighbours. We wrongly believe that a show of Love and compassion towards our neighbour who may be perceived as an enemy is a sign of weakness and cowardice.

There is the need for us to understand that this world is beyond the atmospheric surroundings that are visible to us. The greatest influences on this physical world are from the invisible. There is an invisible world that is beyond our natural human comprehension. Unfortunately, many ignorantly see these things as foolish and that is one of the major reasons why many will continue to be used unknowingly by the kingdom of darkness to fulfil their evil agenda against the will and purpose of God for humanity.

The human world will continue to fight the wrong battles and even compound issues for themselves and their unborn generations if we fail to realise that there are invisible forces at work behind every crisis in the world. Until we run to the Creator, we will continue to fight the shadow instead of the real enemy.

If we indeed believe in the supremacy of God and want a peaceful world, let us rally around the prophet and make use of the gift of God in his life, instead of, fighting him and wishing for his downfall. He is here in this world for our service. The Prophet is concern about the world and he wants us to live in peace and harmony with each other. With God’s intervention, humanity can live peacefully amongst each other. Since there is nothing God cannot do. Let’s stop ignoring God and embrace His Prophet for it to be well with our world.

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T.B. Joshua’s New Morning Water and The Paris experience

The expectations had mounted over the weeks following the success that was recorded at the crusade organised by the Prophet T.B. Joshua-led Synagogue Church of All Nations in the United Kingdom. The testimonies were undeniable. They were vivid, direct and all revealed the mighty workings of the Almighty God in the life and ministry of Prophet T.B. Joshua. For many who attended the UK Morning Water crusade, the life-transforming experience would remain for a long time in their lives. What had started as a quiet gathering soon snowballed into a mighty demonstration of God’s power. This became a reality when the anointing through the Spirit of God used the Prophet T. B Joshua-led Synagogue Church of All Nations’ New Morning Water as a unique and powerful medium to heal, save, deliver and bless those who had come for the event. Indeed, God expressed Himself mightily on Saturday, January 27, 2018. It was a gathering like no other and testimonies still abound regarding what the participants received.

For Paris, many had waited anxiously for the move of God. It was, therefore, not surprising when Prophet T.B. Joshua sent evangelists to Paris to minister healing to the sick and salvation to the oppressed. On Saturday, February 24, 2018, Emmanuel TV partners and many others had gathered at Les Docks de Paris, Le Dock Pullman, 87 Avenue des Magasins Generaux, 93300 Aubervilliers, venue of the crusade. During the ministration of the New Morning Water by the evangelists sent by Prophet T.B. Joshua, the reception was massive as it was indeed overwhelming. Those who could not make it to the venue, both within and outside Paris, tuned in to watch the event on Emmanuel TV while others watched the live streaming of the crusade. There were healings for the body, the soul and the spirit of those who had come.

In an interview granted by Prophet T.B. Joshua to one of the national dailies in Nigeria, he stated, inter a lia, “the uniqueness of my ministry characterized by miracle-filled crusades is significantly anchored on the fact that rather than the blacks having to travel to Europe and America and other developed countries to experience God’s grace, it is the other way round. My team and I have been known to visit countries, which hitherto hardly ever recognized any good thing coming out of black soil to touch lives in foreign lands.

“Strengthened by God’s promise and the power of Christ and guided by the Holy Spirit’s ministration, we have been led to crusades and through Christ’s power and blood, healed the sick, delivered the satanically besieged and helped the needy, the helpless and the hopeless. Through missionary activities, thousands of blind, hearing impaired, sick, crippled, diseased and infirm have been known to respond to God’s grace and mercy when touched by the right hand of God. Some often get converted to the faith – prominently those initially opposed to the Christian faith.

“We have often been well accepted, not only by the commoners, the orphans, widows, widowers and the needy, but also by the political stakeholders, leaders, military lieutenants, generals, foremost religious leaders, ministers in government and members of parliament in foreign lands. Don’t forget, I’m from a country where young boys and girls are sold into slavery in Libya, Italy, Switzerland, Oman and Saudi Arabia. In most countries of the world, blacks are disregarded, trafficked, abused, terrified, insulted and blacklisted. But in what the world has seen of my programmes in foreign crusades, we have emerged as the most progressive and fruitful positive image creator for Nigeria and Africa. No wonder, Israel – the birthplace of Jesus Christ Himself has shown interest in having me as one of their citizens with the hope of having my ministry established there.”

The depth of his ministrations in many parts of the world has revealed the extent of God’s anointing on the prophet. From the church’s headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria, Prophet T.B. Joshua has revealed God’s power to millions of followers who are hungry for God’s power and touch upon their lives. The various healings and demonstration of the power of God at the Paris Morning Water crusade only underscores the fulfilment of God’s touch and anointing on Prophet Joshua. That he is a prophet sent to the nations to reveal the mind of God to all is without doubt whatsoever. It is therefore not surprising when leaders of various nations seek to know the mind of God through the prophetic ministry of the Man in the Synagogue. This is indeed true and has been tested time and over again. As the testimonies pour in from Paris, it is expected that the prophet’s next port of call will equally witness greater demonstration of the power of God.  Today, he remains a wonderful demonstration of the power of God.

 

Oyetimi writes in from Ibadan, Oyo State

PRAYER TO USHER YOU INTO 2018 – PROPHET TB JOSHUA

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Prophet T.B. Joshua

Viewers all over the world, Happy New Year! What do you understand by ‘New Year’? It is a gift from God – a part of the Divine nature of God. In the New Year therefore, you are called to God’s kind of lifestyle – His divine essence in terms of faithfulness, steadfastness and love.

God is the reason for the year. If God is the reason, nothing of God can be possible unless our heart is pure. Jesus said in Matthew 5:8 – “Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God”. Psalm 66:18 says, “If we regard inequity in our heart, the Lord will not hear us”. To regard inequity is to hold offence, pain of the past and bitterness. When you hold a grudge against a brother, you have already grieved the Holy Spirit.

Let us remove every barrier between our heart and the Spirit of God. Viewers, I command that barrier to be removed in the name of Jesus. Be removed! Be removed, in the name of Jesus! This barrier could be an unforgiving spirit, holding offence or pain of the past. Whatever wall, whatever barrier, I command it to be removed. Let there be relationship! Let the relationship between you and God in this New Year be reestablished in Jesus’ Name! Receive a free spirit – a spirit that is free from offence, bitterness, unforgiveness and pain of the past. Receive it in Jesus’ name, I command!

Jesus started with prayer. Prayer is the master key. Let me usher you into the New Year with prayer. Viewers, “Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God”. I believe your relationship with God has been reestablished because our heart is the prayer room. Let us pray!

At the command of Jesus, Peter walked on the sea. At the command of Jesus, Blind Bartimaeus regained his sight. I command every unfavourable situation in your life to cease, to end with the year 2017, in Jesus Christ’s name. In your career, business, health, marriage, family, country – let every unfavourable situation end with 2017! That career that has been asleep, that business that has been asleep, that health that has been asleep – I say, “Good morning to you all!” It is a new dawn! Happy New Year!

Viewers, I know there is something you want me to mention – the prophecy for the year. We must wait for God’s time to make this known to you.

TB Joshua, A Man With A Heart Of Gold

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T.B. Joshua

Prophet T.B. Joshua deserves to be celebrated from different perspectives, especially at a time like this when the nation is passing through some kind of recession. He has put smiles on faces and has become one of the greatest friends of the poor and downtrodden within and outside Nigeria. Apart from his healing and deliverance gifts, Prophet Joshua walks tall in different aspects of human endeavours. His life story is a demonstration of God’s ability to use the foolish things of the world to confound the wise.

With mere primary school education, the General Overseer of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), has established himself as a force to reckon within Nigeria and different countries across the globe. Located at Ikotun-Egbe, Lagos, SCOAN has continued to receive exciting reviews from the international media, attracting different personalities, including heads of state and governments, across the world, who come to seek spiritual succour. But it does not end there. The man of God as he is often called understands the challenges of the world and has maintained a rare reputation for helping individuals, institutions and nations overcome their spiritual, challenges through crusades and humanitarian efforts. Many people within and outside the country have continued to benefit from his ministry’s magnanimity in terms of various monetary gifts, scholarship awards, provision of social amenities, empowerment projects and giving of seed money for business start-up. Through his ministry’s Emmanuel TV Partners, also broadcast in different paid TV channels, millions of lives and destinies have been changed for good across the world.

According to the man of God, ‘true love always searches for whom to help whenever and wherever it is in a position to do so.’ How he has been able to maturely handle the bad press emanating from the collapsed building incident remains very phenomenal. He has maintained a calm and unperturbed disposition –– a quality that can only be divinely bestowed, especially in situations of crisis. Prophet Joshua is among the very few Nigerian pastors you will hardly see around the corridors of power. You will never find him in any government house because he believes a true servant of God should be for all and not frolic around with politicians.

Before the plight of Nigerian deportees from Libya became a matter of national interest, Prophet Joshua has been helping this group of people with food and money running into several millions of Naira.

According to some of the deportees who landed in the country earlier this month, Prophet T.B. Joshua remains the only Nigerian pastor who has been passionately concerned about their plights. Prophet Joshua, they say, has been the only prominent Nigerian who has over the years shown unrivalled concern about their plights.

Even right from the Libyan prisons were most of them spent years, they had always looked forward to meeting the notable man of God, whom they described as the greatest thing to happen in Nigerian Christendom.

From records, Prophet T.B. Joshua has received over one million Nigerian deportees from Libya between 2014 and 2017 and has doled out both money and foodstuff in the region of N200,000,000 (two hundred million Naira).

Reminding the church of its role in an era when poverty and lack have taken over the world, the man of God, during a recent Sunday Service monitored on Emmanuel TV, reiterated the urgent need for true children of God to reach out to the needy in a manner that pleases God, lest their giving amounts to a waste of time. “All you have been giving, if you are not giving in a manner that pleases God, you are wasting your time,” he declared. He also enlightened the world on how giving can bring about contentment – “Don’t forget. Your possessions alone cannot bring you contentment, but giving to the poor can.”

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THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC CRUSADE WITH PROPHET TB JOSHUA – DAY TWO

The atmosphere was filled with high expectation as people from all works of lives – visitors from neighbouring country in the Caribbean, citizens from Spain, Brazilian, USA, England, Paraguay, and Haiti, government officials, security personnel and locals trooped to the Felix Sanchez Olympic Stadium in Santo Domingo, to witness the awesome power of God through Prophet T.B Joshua in the day two of the historic crusade in the Dominican Republic.

The audiences were entertained with opera, traditional gospel music and Latin American gospel rhythms. There were hands clapping, feet dancing and smiling faces at the Santo Domingo’s Felix Sanchez stadium, for the glory of God!

There were countless number of testimonies from many that received their healings and deliverance in the day one of the crusades In which, the deaf received their hearing, the lame walked, the demon-possessed received their freedom, the dejected received God’s love, the broken received restoration and countless testimonies filled the atmosphere in the glory of God’s name. And there were also testifiers from those that were delivered in the last August 2017 Paraguay Crusade with Prophet T.B. Joshua.

From among those that testify was little Maxi Ayala who had difficulty walking since childhood due to weakness in both legs. From the early age of one, Maxi fell on nearly every walk he attempted. As he grew up, he found himself struggling to cope with the distress of not being able to join his peers in physical activities. As a child, being athletic meant a lot for him but his condition made that dream seem as if he would be chasing a mirage if he wanted to achieve the dream of becoming a sportsman in the future. To avoid seriously injuring himself, doctors had to restrain his legs with metal braces while his parents waited for further medical consultations.

Frustrated by his son’s condition, Maxi’s mother brought her little son to Day 1 of the crusade with Prophet T.B. Joshua in the Dominican Republic. Maxi’s mother cried out to Prophet T.B. Joshua to pray for the healing of her son. After praying for Maxi and having the metal braces removed, Prophet T.B. Joshua told Maxi to walk and run. Maxi wasted no time, he took to his heels and began to accelerate until the evangelists caught up with him. On any slightest release, Maxi took off in full speed, to the glory of God.

Today, little Maxi Ayala and his mother returned to the Felix Sanchez Olympic Stadium to testify to the goodness of the God we serve. As his mother recounts the little boy’s ordeal when he had the problem, Maxi kept running back and forth. Completely healed and freed from the ailment, Maxi said he will throw away the leg braces. His mother advised viewers all over the world to have faith in God and believe that God will take away their sicknesses.

Also, Mr & Mrs Brown, a couple from Trinidad & Tobago, came to Day 2 of the crusade with Prophet T.B. Joshua in the Dominican Republic to give thanks to God and to testify to the miracle-working power of Jesus Christ! For six years the couple had been trying to have a baby. The couple visited various hospitals and Mrs Brown was diagnosed with having fibroids. The doctor informed the couple that they would not be able to conceive unless Mrs Brown underwent surgery to remove the fibroids. Frustrated and desperately seeking a solution, the couple got to know of the miracle-working power of God in the ministry of Prophet T.B. Joshua. They decided to visit Lagos, Nigeria from their faraway nation, Trinidad and Tobago, to receive prayers and a touch from God. The couple reiterated that for six years they had been trying to conceive and after the prayer of Prophet T.B. Joshua, a mere three months later Mrs Brown conceived.

Delightedly, the couple showed their bouncing baby girl for all to see the glory of God in their family. The couple gleefully says God did for them what was impossible for others. The couple advised everyone to put their faith in Christ because nothing is impossible for Him.

Afterward, Antonio Galeano, a former homosexual testified to the goodness of God. Born a male, Antonio Galeano had the desire to be a female. At the age of 6 years, Galeano started to have affection for males. It was at this young age that he started wearing his sister’s female clothes. At the age of 11 years that was when he had his first homosexual experience with another man. As he grew up, the spirit of homosexuality continued in his life, to the point where he started to do prostitution. As a young man, he started to take drugs and would sleep with multiple men as a prostitute.

Galeano says every time he looked at himself in the mirror he felt like a woman. He says his sister is a Christian and would always try to invite him to church. He would always aggressively decline the invitation to go to church because he says he had no desire for church or God. He would always tell her he would not go to church until he felt a desire to go to church. Galeano’s sister told him about the crusade with Prophet T.B. Joshua that was to take place in their country, Paraguay. In response to his sister’s invite to attend the miracle crusade, he mocked his sister and her attempt at inviting him to a ‘miracle crusade’.

Galeano says the evening the crusade was scheduled in his country, he was supposed to go out and prostitute that night. Instead of going to prostitute, he watched the crusade live via YouTube. He watched the live broadcast to simply mock the event. When he watched the crusade, it was the time of mass prayer. Confused at what he was watching and what was happening, Galeano says he felt strange sensations going through his body and he began to vomit right in his apartment. He was undergoing deliverance. After vomiting, he says he felt relieved – he was delivered. After that encounter with God in his apartment on that fateful evening, during the mass prayer, Galeano says understanding returned to him and he wanted to become a man again.

Now, three months later and in the Dominican Republic, Galeano says he is delivered and he can confirm that indeed he is a man again. He says he is happy and fulfilled to be a man. Galeano’s sister echoed Antonio’s testimony, she says growing up she remembers her brother, Antonio, always wearing her clothes and dressing like a female. Galeano’s sister told the congregation that she knew her brother would not attend the miracle crusade in Paraguay that day, so she brought his photograph with her to the stadium during the crusade in Paraguay with Prophet T.B. Joshua. Three months later, she confirms his deliverance and says he is now a man and no longer dresses like a woman.

After Galeano’s deliverance, he says he was ashamed because he did not have any male clothes. His sister contacted the Emmanuel TV team to share his testimony. When the Emmanuel TV team was contacted, the team purchased an entire male wardrobe for him. Now, he says he is a believer – he believes in Jesus Christ, he is free and is content.

Finally Galeano shared his advice with the people of God saying: “Open your hearts for Jesus Christ. Believe in God that you will receive your miracle”.

Following the amazing testimonies, Kimmy Skota, the opera singer and American international Gospel starts – VaShawn Mitchell, JJ Hairston with others lead the congregation in a powerful praise and worship.

After Prophet T.B Joshua came to the crusade ground, he went to the podium to share the word of God with the excited crowd. Prophet T.B. Joshua encouraged listeners on the importance of giving. He said, “Everyone has something to give. There is always someone in need of you – no matter how little you have, someone is always there in need of you. If you say you are poor, you may be surprised to see someone poorer than you are. In life, there are always greater and lesser people than we are. It is not what you give that is important but the manner in which you give it. The way and manner you give attract Jesus’ attention. Christ is constantly putting us to the test in the small things”.”Your help to the poor, refugees, widows and less privileged – see it as an assignment from God”.

Furthermore, the man of God said that “A break in prayer means a break in faith. A break in faith means a break with God”. “If you know how much you need God in the little things, you will know how much you need Him in the big things. If you know how much you need God to look, you will know how much you need Him in affliction”.

After the inspiring message, Prophet T.B. Joshua went to the prayer line section to pray for the sick and oppressed in the name of Jesus Christ.

As the man of God Prophet T.B. Joshua began to pray for people in the Prayer Line, the various faces of sickness were exhibited by the pains expressed by the afflicted. A woman cried to the man of God about her disc hernia and cervical spondylosis. She received a touch from the man of God and the Prophet ordered the removal of the lumbar corset and what followed next was a rewritten of the woman’s history. She became a new person as she walked and exercised her body freely to the glory of God.

In another scenario, a young woman in arm sling was prayed for and instantly she got her left arm out of the sling to exercise it with ease. Having received her healing, the entire stadium shouted “Cristo Vive” to the glory of God. A man, who cried out for help over his epilepsy, detached himself from his crutches and walked away without expressing any pains. To God be the glory!

Severely suffering from a cervical hernia, two individuals with the same health situation spent the day at the mercy of a cervical traction device. From the human perspective, treatment may seem to be a far distance away or impossible, to say the least. But when the power in the healing hand of God touched the sick through Prophet TB Joshua, the sickness in the pair bowed and they freed themselves from the traction device, breaking away and never looking back at the cervical traction device. The list goes on and on as the anointing at the Crusade was in abundance.

After the massive healing and deliverance that took place in the prayer line section, Prophet T.B. Joshua led the congregation and viewers all over the world in a mass prayer. As the mass prayer was ongoing, mighty signs and wonders took place. There were immense manifestations of evil spirits by the demonic possessed. Some get up from their wheelchair and received their healings by faith in Jesus name.

At the close of the day two historic crusade, Prophet T.B Joshua was presented an award by the evangelical body of the Dominican Republic. The Prophet was honoured by the various faith leaders in the Republic for his work as a minister of God. When acknowledging this honour, Prophet T.B. Joshua said, “I receive this honour on behalf of the Body of Christ and for the unity of the Body of Christ”.

*Photo: Courtesy of T.B. Joshua Ministries Facebook Page

 

SURPRISE DELIVERANCE FOR A FORMER HOMOSEXUAL!!!

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Antonio Galeano and Sister

Born a male, Antonio Galeano had the desire to be a female. At the age of 6 years Galeano started to have affection for males. It was at this young age that he started wearing his sister’s female clothes. At the age of 11 years that was when he had his first homosexual experience with another man. As he grew up, the spirit of homosexuality continued in his life, to the point where he started to do prostitution. As a young man he started to take drugs and would sleep with multiple men as a prostitute.

Galeano says every time he looked at himself in the mirror he felt like a woman. He says his sister is a Christian and would always try to invite him to church. He would always aggressively decline the invitation to go to church because he says he had no desire for church or God. He would always tell her he would not go to church until he felt a desire to go to church. Galeano’s sister told him about the crusade with Prophet T.B. Joshua that was to take place in their country, Paraguay. In response to his sister’s invite to attend the miracle crusade, he mocked his sister and her attempt at inviting him to a ‘miracle crusade’.

Galeano says the evening the crusade was scheduled in his country, he was supposed to go out and prostitute that night. Instead of going to prostitute, he watched the crusade live via YouTube. He watched the live broadcast to simply mock the event. When he watched the crusade, it was the time of mass prayer. Confused at what he was watching and what was happening, Galeano says he felt strange sensations going through his body and he began to vomit right in his apartment. He was undergoing deliverance. After vomiting, he says he felt relieved – he was delivered. After that encounter with God in his apartment on that fateful evening, during the mass prayer, Galeano says understanding returned to him and he wanted to become a man again.

Now, three months later and in the Dominican Republic, Galeano says he is delivered and he can confirm that indeed he is a man again. He says he is happy and fulfilled to be a man. Galeano’s sister echoed Antonio’s testimony, she says growing up she remembers her brother, Antonio, always wearing her clothes and dressing like a female. Galeano’s sister told the congregation that she knew her brother would not attend the miracle crusade in Paraguay that day, so she brought his photograph with her to the stadium during the crusade in Paraguay with Prophet T.B. Joshua. Three months later, she confirms his deliverance and says he is now a man and no longer dresses like a woman.

After Galeano’s deliverance he says he was ashamed because he did not have any male clothes. His sister contacted the Emmanuel TV team to share his testimony. When the Emmanuel TV team was contacted, the team purchased an entire male wardrobe for him. Now, he says he is a believer – he believes in Jesus Christ, he is free and is content.

Finally Galeano shared his advice with the people of God saying: “Open your hearts for Jesus Christ. Believe in God that you will receive your miracle”.

THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC CRUSADE WITH PROPHET TB JOSHUA – DAY 1

The Felix Sanchez Stadium in Santo Domingo was filled to capacity as countless numbers of people from all walks of life – government officials, religious leaders, diplomat, politicians with visitors from other parts of the world and neighbouring country in the Caribbean trooped to the Olympic stadium to witness the mighty move of God at the Day 1 historic crusade in the Dominican Republic with Prophet T.B. Joshua.

There were a number of amazing testimonies from many that received their healings and deliverance in the last August 2017 Paraguay Crusade with Prophet T.B. Joshua. Among those that testify was Mrs Elida Beatriz Britez who was bedridden and on a stretcher because she had the problem of a hernia and a severe spinal cord injury. At the time of coming to the crusade in Paraguay, she was too weak and was unable to walk, let alone sit up. She says when she was laying on the stretcher at the prayer line at the Crusade in Paraguay Prophet T.B. Joshua prayed for her and she felt the “supernatural power of God”. To her amazement, after Prophet T.B. Joshua prayed for her, she gained strength and was able to stand up! She was healed! She is healed! Three months later, she walks majestically across the stage for the glory of God!

Also, Mr Mario Aníbal Giménez Ruiz born a male attended the crusade with Prophet T.B. Joshua in Paraguay as a ‘female’. At the age of 12 years, Ruiz felt the internal desire to be a woman. As a result, at the age of 14 years, Ruiz went for surgery and implanted breasts and began living life as a woman. He wore female clothes, applied female make-up including lipsticks, and went to the extent of dating men and eventually got married to a man because he only had affection for men. He continued to behave like a female and at the age of 19 years, he began taking female hormones in order to complete the process of becoming a woman. He spent so much money trying to become a woman; he says he now feels like the amount of money spent was wasted because that money could have been used to help the poor and needy. Living life as a woman, Ruiz was accomplished in life, he had financial means and a well-paying job, yet he was not satisfied.

A few years later, his mother died and he fell into depression. After the death of his mother, his life hit rock bottom and it was at this time that he was advised by some family friends to attend the crusade with Prophet T.B. Joshua in Paraguay to find solace and comfort. He says as soon as he stepped foot into the stadium in Paraguay, he felt peace. Despite losing his mother, he “felt familial connection” with those at the crusade that day in Paraguay.

During the prayer line section of the crusade in Paraguay, Prophet T.B. Joshua moved forward to pray for him. At first, he says he did not want to be prayed for. Looking back he says, he knows it was the evil spirit that was in him trying to resist his deliverance. When Prophet T.B. Joshua eventually prayed for him, he says he felt the power of God and he knew that he had received his deliverance. After his deliverance, when he got to his house he felt uncomfortable with his long hair, breasts and female clothing which he had. Immediately, he cut his hair and requested financial assistance from the Emmanuel TV to surgically remove the breast implants. Prophet T.B. Joshua and Emmanuel TV paid for his surgery to remove the breast implants and also purchased an entire wardrobe of male clothes for him. He says the total amount of financial assistance rendered to him by Prophet T.B. Joshua and Emmanuel TV totalled over US$3,000. Now delivered, Ruiz says he is 30 years old and is happy to be the man that God has created him to be and would like to one day have a child and a family of his own. In conclusion to his testimony, Ruiz advised everyone not to wait if they feel they need deliverance because there is a solution in Jesus Christ for all manner of challenges. He also advised those facing similar challenges he once faced to learn from his life story.

Afterward, Mrs Teresita de Jesus Romero came to the stage to testify on how she received her healing from her inability to walk a few months ago. This problem caused financial and emotional strain on her and her family as she was unable to do anything. She says she needed the support of family members to do everything including doing house chores. Despite her visits to various hospitals, she received no solution; instead, medical practitioners were unable to diagnose her ailment.

Frustrated by her condition, she found out about the crusade in Paraguay with Prophet T.B. Joshua some months later. She was relieved after finding out that Prophet T.B. Joshua would hold a crusade in her country, Paraguay because she says she knew she would receive her healing. When Prophet T.B. Joshua prayed for her, she said she felt a warm sensation go through her body and immediately she began to feel signs of her healing.

That evening, after the prayer, she was able to walk freely without any pain. Today, now in the Dominican Republic after travelling from Paraguay alone without anyone’s assistance, she walks freely in liberty across the stage! She advised everyone to trust in God and to have faith in God!

After the amazing testimonies, the opera singer, Kimmy Skota and American international Gospel starts – VaShawn Mitchell, JJ Hairston with others lead the congregation in a special presentation of praise and worship, glorifying God for being the great God He is.

As the songs of praise and worship were ongoing, Prophet T.B. Joshua entered the crusade ground. The worshippers were in high spirit seeing the Prophet in their midst. The Prophet went to the podium and gave a spirit-filled message title: “Seek First The Kingdom”. Prophet T.B. Joshua gave the encouraging words from Romans 5:2 – End. He said to the congregations that “‘Seek first the Kingdom’ means to be born again. That is, being taken out of satan kingdom – the kingdom of darkness – and into the Kingdom of Jesus, the Kingdom of light”.

He went further to say that “The beauty of life does not only depend on our happiness but on the happiness of others. What have you done to make others happy?” “Possessions and money alone cannot bring about contentment, giving help to others can” “Help to the needy, poor and refugees should be viewed as a priority over building new mansions or buying a new expensive jeep”.

He also said that “We are spiritual beings. The real thing about us is not our bodies. Jesus said, ‘If the Son sets you free, you shall be free indeed'”. “If you sow of the flesh, you shall reap of the flesh. If you sow of the spirit, you shall reap eternal life”. “Prosperity is now seen as a reward; whereas God is the rewarder of those who diligently seek Him”.

After the message Prophet T.B. Joshua went straight to the prayer line to pray for the sick and deliverance the oppressed in the name of Jesus Christ.

Those in the Prayer line came from afar with various degrees of ailments – wheelchair-bound due to prolonged cancer, strapped in lumbar corsets due to lumbar spondylosis, restrained in neck collars due to stiff neck problems, difficulty in walking due to severe knee and ankle problems. As the man of God approaches, they wail: I cannot walk, I want to walk again; I have cancer, I want to be healed; I am paralysed, man of God helps me!

When Prophet TB Joshua began to pray for the sick in the name of Jesus, the Resurrection Power moved through the sick and every dead thing in them became resurrected. They removed their lumbar corsets, neck collars, knee and foot braces and began to walk to the glory of God. A woman from the USA who was unable to walk was able to walk after Prophet T.B. Joshua prayed for her. A man with crutches knew it was time to remove himself from the crutches he had used over time. When the spirit of God heard his cry and the man of God touched him, the man walked freely without the crutches to the glory of God. A woman with cervical pain, using both a wrist brace and a neck collar was also free and testifying to God’s healing power through the Prophet.

“Thank you, Jesus, I am free!” an elderly man testifies as he walks away from the wheelchair that he has been using for the past 3 years. A touch from God’s anointed one has made the man whole again; he has been completely healed of difficulty in walking.

A woman who was weak, bedridden and unable to sit up nor walk. Laying on her mattress, the weak and immobile woman cried out to the man of God in desperation! She cried out and immediately Prophet T.B. Joshua prayed for her and she gained strength in her once frail bones and the once weak woman was strong enough to sit up and began to walk in liberty for the glory of God!

T.B. Joshua also prays for those who have been attacked by the devil, freeing them in the name of Jesus from the captivity of darkness and the chains that have kept them in bondage for years. The sick were no longer in pains; they were moving freely and thanking God in the highest.

After the massive healing and deliverance experienced in the prayer line, Prophet T.B. Joshua leads the congregation and viewers all over the world in a mass prayer. As the mass prayer was ongoing, there were manifestations of evil spirit and some also received their healings by faith.

At the high time of the events, Prophet T.B. Joshua was honoured with two awards – the ‘Cámara de Diputados de la República Dominicana’ by the Congressmen and Senators of the nation of the Dominican Republic. He was acknowledged for his contribution to humanitarian causes all over the world! When receiving these two awards, Prophet T.B. Joshua said, “God is the Rewarder!”