An apostle was addressing his own members
If not for technology, you wouldn't be privy to his discussion with his members
He was sharing with them within the context of their understanding of his message, nature, and personality how he thrived in the middle of a season of casting
He mentioned what he achieved and even though it might sound like a boast, he was not boasting to you
He was boasting to his church members and as such, you cannot call it a boast
A father does not need to boast to his children and a shepherd surely does not need to boast to
his sheep
Newspapers needed a scandal and felt the message of the apostle was the right fit in their quest to get eyeballs
You read it and you began to insult the apostle
You, the son of a dog from Abatan refuse dump decided to drag an apostle on Twitter
Do you understand what it
means to be an apostle?
The angels working with an apostle are innumerable, they do not only work at his command, but they also work at his behest!
They are entrusted with the duty of ensuring that the Lordship of his office is respected by both spiritual and mundane entities
In the days of Jesus, many of the Pharisees and religious leaders treated his words and actions the same way many of the gutter bred stone casters with 100 Naira data and stolen or London used phone treated the words of the apostle
Jesus warned them at the time that they were
walking on live mines
They didn't listen and he called them a stiff-necked and perverted generation
He told them they would cross the line eventually and abuse the Holy Spirit and that the sin against the Holy Spirit has no forgiveness but they were having too much fun to pay
Eventually, Jesus healed a man and they said He was using the power of Beelzebub ( A demon)
They attributed the dynamic work of the Holy Spirit to a demon!
These uncultured youths also did the same this morning
The same apostle talked about a miracle that happened in
which a young minister was moved by the power of the Holy Spirit from Germany to France
And the bloodthirsty mob began to mock it
They went from mocking the apostle to mocking the work of the Holy Spirit
They couldn't tell the difference
It was fun
They have caught a liar and
they must call him out
There is something called discerning the body of Christ
When people don't discern the body and treat it as they ought, they get into trouble
The Corinthian church got into a deep mess because of this
Apostle Paul wrote to them and opened their eyes to the
consequences of their inability to discern the body of Jesus Christ
Members of a church have a right to question their shepherd
People write petitions to the church council reporting the misdeeds of their General Overseers all the time
Some churches are empowered to sack their
shepherds at will
Apostle Paul in the book of Galatians called out Apostle Peter (his senior and superior) for hypocrisy
It was done within the church and it was fair
This apostle has a church
His church has members
His members have a duty to him as much as he has a duty to them
Under no circumstances should a believer dishonour a man that God had in his own wisdom has deemed fit to honour
Remember Hamman?
He was ignorant of the fact that Esther was a jew and he plotted against her people
Ignorance didn't spare him from the gallows
If you insult a man
like Professor Osibajo, it is fair
He stepped into politics and became public property but this apostle is not public property in any way and should not be touched by the wise and the discerning
King Solomon said we shouldn't insult a King even in our own rooms because the walls
will hear it and report to him
Shimei, son of Gera (2 Samuel 16:5-13) had every reason to insult King David. He was from the clan of Saul and felt David was a usurper. David also did things that were unbecoming of a king for which God was punishing him.
Shimei rubbed salt on
David's injury
He lost his head for it a few years later
I am aware that a lot of angst is out there against institutions and individuals upholding them
Some of us just like the taste of blood
We enjoy reading the insults and felt it was a form of justice to call out anybody we
find in our line of shot
Someone once asked "Who is Idahosa?" and that question cost him the presidency of the country he was reigning over
There are certain men who are best left on their lane as you pursue your own realities
If tomorrow, you get a message from him or his
church soliciting for funds, you can refuse to support them as a form of protest but as long as he has not asked you for a dime (Especially since rumor has it that he has a machine at home that prints money), it is best to leave him alone
I have seen people who were in a deep
mess spiritually run to church for help and the Holy Spirit will restrain the pastor from ministering to them
I have SEEN
Not only heard of such cases second hand
I have seen the Holy Spirit practically show no interest in some life and death cases because the person involved had
gone too far
Didn't the Bible say we will give an account of all our idle words?
When the scornful are having fun at the expense of the godly, please don't join them
Dont be a partaker of the foolishness of others
By so doing you will spare yourself the consequences too

PS: If you wish throw stones at me for this
I am a brother
I am not an apostle so I am fair game
I will take your stones with love & I will bless you
We are on these streets together and I will see you prosper in my lifetime
I believe in God for your glorious future
God bless you

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