Bishop Oyedepo Didn’t Make A Statement On HELL When The President Visited- Church


The Living Faith Church headed by Bishop David Oyedeo has denied
the statement that went around last week Sunday claiming the head of the church;
Bishop Oyedepo said he will open the gate of hell on anyone who opposes the
re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan, when he visited the church on
January 25, 2015.

In a statement by the Resident Pastor of the church, Pastor
Ubong Ntia, the church said the reports were far from the truth and were
intended to cause mischief and to dent the image of the Bishop.
He however stressed that the President along with his entourage, like the rest
of the congregation, were upstanding, and prayers were made for him and all
those in authority,  including the nation. Hear him;

“The President and
his entourage arrived at Canaan Land (Faith Tabernacle) for the third service
at about 9. 30am. He and his team were ushered in and asked to occupy the front
seats alongside the resident pastor and other senior pastors. Thereafter, in
honour of the President, Bishop Oyedepo invited Jonathan to ‘bring a word of
greeting’ to the congregation.

“President Jonathan spent approximately six minutes in his
address, clearly stating that he would be careful not to sound political so
that his visit and intentions would not be construed as electioneering
“In his brief speech, he adulated the ministry and person of
bishop for the mighty works of faith, prayer for Nigeria and educational
milestones the Living Faith Church has engendered for national development. He
then expressed his belief that the elections of 2015 would go peacefully, while
also asking for the people of God to pray more,” he said.
Adding that “Our church of over 33 years has been a
sanctuary for all people with no prejudice to colour, ethnicity and political
persuasion. We stand for righteousness and cherish our integrity.”

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