George Weah attends TB Joshua's church service

George Weah attends TB Joshua's church service
Published: 22 October 2017 (227 Views)
On Sunday, October 22, 2017, the leading presidential candidate in Liberia and footballing legend George Weah attended a Church service in Lagos, Nigeria to "seek God's face" for his nation.

The famous Liberian Senator was part of a multi-cultural congregation at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), led by Pastor T.B. Joshua.


TB Joshua and George Weah shake hands

During his sermon which was broadcast live on popular Christian channel Emmanuel TV, Joshua warmly welcomed Weah and spoke directly to him.

"My brother is here today because he loves his country and wants God's choice for his country," Joshua stated. "He is not here to impose himself. What does God say about his country, Liberia? What is God's opinion? That is why he is here."

The cleric went further to reiterate that he was not favoring any particular side of the political spectrum but his own role was to pray for "the will of God" to be done in the nation of Liberia.

"We are not herbalists or witch-doctors; we are people of God. God's choice is our choice. We cannot pray against God's will," Joshua stressed, with Weah nodding firmly in agreement.

"Without God's corresponding power, we cannot pray to Him. For every step we take – every movement and action – intimation comes first," Joshua further expounded.

"There must be suggestion from the Spirit to move before we move. If truly I am a man of God, I must hear from God – move or don't move."

Joshua, who is known for political neutrality, noted that Liberia's incumbent Vice President and Weah's contender in the upcoming presidential run-off, Joseph Boakai had also contacted him to request a meeting.

"God's opinion is what we should seek in our country – simple! God is the Answer, the Final," the influential Nigerian pastor added.

Also present in the service was Senator Yormie Johnson, a former Liberian war lord and also one of the nation's prominent presidential candidates.


TB Joshua and Yormie Johnson

Joshua was instrumental in Johnson's conversion to Christianity and mediated his reconciliation with the family of the late Liberian President, Samuel Doe.

"You cannot twist or bribe God; He is not a man… The best place to go is to meet people God has given the grace to be a communicator between visible and invisible," Joshua concluded. "Meet them and let them tell you what is the way out – the next thing to do."

The presidential run-off elections between Weah and Boakai is scheduled to hold on November 7, 2017.

Other prominent visitors to The SCOAN in the past have included Tanzania's President, John Magufuli, the late President of Ghana, John Atta Mills, Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangarai and Julius Malema, South Africa's fiery opposition leader.

Ihechukwu Njoku is a freelance Nigerian journalist…


- Ihechukwu Njoku

 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

WATCH: Mnangagwa praises 'father of the nation' Mugabe

by AFP | 24 November 2017 | 228 Views

Chihuri booed at Mnangagwa inauguration

by Stephen Jakes | 24 November 2017 | 388 Views

At least 155 killed in mosque in Egypt

by Staff Reporter | 24 November 2017 | 76 Views

Zodwa Wabantu plans Zim tour post Mugabe resignation

by TshisaLIVE | 24 November 2017 | 216 Views

Mnangagwa to make job creation a priority

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 200 Views

Mnangagwa praises 'father of the nation' Mugabe

by AFP | 24 November 2017 | 130 Views

Mnangagwa calls for peaceful 2018 elections

by Staff Reporter | 24 November 2017 | 160 Views

'All foreign investments will be safe,' promises Mnangagwa

by Staff Reporter | 24 November 2017 | 136 Views

Mnangagwa to compensate white farmers

by Staff Reporter | 24 November 2017 | 196 Views

Man loses 3 teeth to wife

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 158 Views

'Grace Mugabe used me'

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 301 Views

Chimene makes u-turn, now supports Mnangagwa

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 248 Views

Soldiers rescue Mphoko's Choppies

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 205 Views

Open letter to Mthwakazi.

by Kernan Mzelikahle | 24 November 2017 | 110 Views

The New Zimbabwean president faces high expectations. will he fulfil them?

by Dr Masimba Mavaza | 24 November 2017 | 111 Views

Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe President

by AFP | 24 November 2017 | 212 Views

Oscar Pistorius's murder sentence increased to 13 years

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 86 Views

Mnangagwa's poisoned chalice

by Crecey Kuyedzwa | 24 November 2017 | 161 Views

Shembe dies

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 117 Views

Mnangagwa inauguration programme

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 155 Views

Concern over Jonathan Moyo, Kasukuwere, Chombo security

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 260 Views

Mnangagwa's timeline

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 126 Views

The dramatic rise and fall of Grace Mugabe

by Christopher Farai Charamba | 24 November 2017 | 239 Views

Khama Billiat non-committal

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 80 Views

Kaindu returns to Zambia

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 96 Views

Mnangagwa takes oath of office today

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 129 Views

From Chairman Mao to Deng - from Mugabe to Mnangagwa

by Darlington Musarurwa | 24 November 2017 | 105 Views

Sodomy storm for policeman

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 91 Views

Mnangagwa assures Mugabe, family of maximum security

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 94 Views

Fissures in MDC Alliance over formation of Transitional govt

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 85 Views

Mugabe not invited to Mnangagwa inauguration

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 134 Views

Dabengwa offers to serve under Mnangagwa

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 210 Views

'Jailing Mugabe would bring Zimbabwe bad luck'

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 59 Views

Soldiers torture Kasukuwere's maids

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 151 Views

Mugabe jumped before he was pushed

by Peter Fabricius | 24 November 2017 | 71 Views

Mnangagwa allies, army targeting families of Jonathan Moyo and Kasukuwere

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 197 Views

Tsvangirai to attend Mnangagwa inauguration

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 571 Views

Chiwenga challenged to clarify G40 arrests

by Staff reporter | 24 November 2017 | 184 Views