The general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has said the successes of individuals could be hampered by some factors.
The pastor in a post on his official Instagram handle on Sunday, August 1, listed some of the factors he believed could hamper the successes of people.
The preacher said some of the hindrances include:
- Enemy action
- Divine resistance
- When God is setting you up for a major breakthrough. He said this major breakthrough will only be achieved if they surrender their lives totally to Christ
Solutions to the problems
Regarding the solutions to the hindering circumstances, Pastor Adeboye advised people who are lazy to work hard.
The preacher stated that God does not reward lazy people.
On how to overcome enemy hindrances from enemy action, the pastor said people should not joke with praying against their unknown enemies.
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When speaking about divine resistance to success, he advised people to read Haggai, Malachi, and Peter to understand the essence of seeking success. He claimed that once this is done, people will prosper in their endeavours.
He also urged people to be closer to God and seek divine intervention in all they are involved so as to achieve major breakthroughs.
Pastor apologises for criticising Obi Cubana
In another news, a Nigerian pastor, Reverend Ntia, has backtracked on his earlier statement about Obi Cubana where he lashed at him for spending lavishly.
In the video, he said that the Anambra-born businessman could have better used the money thrown around during his mother's burial to better the lives of people in Oba.
But days after his statement, he came on the same pulpit to apologise, saying that his statement came out so wrong.
Sacking of pastors: Fatoyinbo supports Oyedepo's action
Meanwhile, Biodun Fatoyinbo, the Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), has backed Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church International, aka Winners’ Chapel, on the sacking of some pastors in the church.
The news of the pastors’ sacking became a subject of controversy when one Pastor Godwin claimed that he and 40 other pastors were sacked for failing to generate enough income.
However, Oyedepo later addressed the issue while speaking to his congregation, describing the sacked pastors as ‘unfruitful, blatant failure.