Popular Nigerian Christian preacher Temitope Balogun Joshua, popularly known as TB Joshua, passed away on Saturday eveningand many of his church members were inconsolable during service today at the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Lagos.
This video below from The Guardian’s Daniel Anazia and Jesutomi Akomolafe captures the mood at TB Joshua’s church, the Synagogue Church Of All Nations, in Ikotun, Lagos.
The Akoko, Ondo state born man of God, had earlier in day participated in a church programme before his shocking death.
Although the cause of death could not be ascertained as at the time of filing in report, but his body was confirmed to have been deposited in the morgue.
Mr Joshua reigned for several decades as a fiery preacher on television, using his platform to attract a large number of Christians from across the world.
According to the statement released by SCOAN, the cleric’s last words were, ‘Watch and Pray’
The statements reads, ” PROPHET TB JOSHUA – JUNE 12th 1963 to JUNE 5th 2021
“Surely the Sovereign LORD does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets.” – Amos 3:7
On Saturday 5th June 2021, Prophet TB Joshua spoke during the Emmanuel TV Partners Meeting: “Time for everything – time to come here for prayer and time to return home after the service.”
God has taken His servant Prophet TB Joshua home – as it should be by divine will. His last moments on earth were spent in the service of God. This is what he was born for, lived for and died for.
Prophet TB Joshua leaves a legacy of service and sacrifice to God’s Kingdom that is living for generations yet unborn.
The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations and Emmanuel TV Family appreciate your love, prayers and concern at this time and request a time of privacy for the family.
Here are Prophet TB Joshua’s last words: “Watch and pray.”
One life for Christ is all we have; one life for Christ is so dear.”