The whole world has been put into great fear after the outbreak of Coronavirus. Globally, it has now infected more than 80,000 and claimed at least 2,700 lives. Since medical approach adopted by the World Health Organisation and other stakeholders to root out the deadly Coronavirus has not yet been able to contain the disease, a Nigerian clergyman has said that it is time to employ prophetic force.
Prophet David Elijah of the Glorious Mount of Possibility Church in Lagos said that if persuasion fails force must be applied. To prevent the virus which has kept many countries on tenterhooks from spreading to sub-Saharan Africa, the pastor has announced plans to embark on a journey to China, to prophetically destroy the raging Coronavirus. He said people cannot die when there is a man of God in their midst.
A video sighted online shows the prophet staging a war against the deadly disease.
“I’m going to China to go and deal with Coronavirus. I am going prophetically to destroy coronavirus. Where there is a prophet people cannot die. I cannot be a prophet in this world, and China is dying. It is not possible!” said Prophet David Elijah to his following.
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A matter of international health emergency now, preachers and preachers have been venting in on the coronavirus outbreak, sharing various opinions about it.
Author and co-founder of the Texas-based Kenneth Copeland Ministries, Gloria Copeland, famously claimed that believers should not be afraid of coronavirus because they have “Holy Spirit flu vaccines”.
Declaring in a video broadcasted on her ministry’s Facebook page last month, the prominent cleric said:
“Well, listen partners; we don’t have a flu season. We’ve got a duck season, a deer season but we don’t have a flu season. And don’t receive it when somebody’s threatening you with ‘Everybody’s getting the flu.’ We’ve already had our shot. He bore our sicknesses and carried our diseases. That’s what we stand on and by His stripes, we were healed.”
Many people on social media condemned Copeland’s advice which could have dire consequences for those who believe it, while others asked questions about how to activate the holy protection from the flu. The Kenneth Copeland Ministries has since backtracked from the claims, saying Gloria wasn’t saying believers shouldn’t get real vaccines per se.
The ministry then shared scriptures to help believers stand against the flu such as James 4:7, which says “Resist the devil, and he will flee from you,” and 1 Peter 2:24, which says “He personally carried our sins in his body on the cross so that we can be dead to sin and live for what is right. By his wounds you are healed.”
In the same vein, End Times broadcaster Rick Wiles made odd comments on his broadcast and warned that the coronavirus is a plague sent by God to purge the world of sin as the Last Days approach. The evangelical preacher who made similar wild predictions during the Ebola outbreak in 2014, said that his “spirit bears witness that this is a genuine plague that is coming upon the Earth, and God is about to purge a lot of sin off this planet.”
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