Bishop Oyedepo Said People Should Stop Criticizing Pastors, IF Not
Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith Church has cautioned Christians to desist from criticizing their prophets, saying such attitude draws in hazardous punishment from God.
The popular clergy who gave the warning during the Leadership Empowerment Summit at the church’s headquarters, Faith Tabernacle, Canaanland, Ota, Ogun State, said speaking against men of God can draw in leprosy.
Oyedepo said numerous critics of his ministry probably been survivors of the warning, stressing on that the warnings depend on profound experiences.
He said, “Beware of speaking hurt against the Ministry you claim to be part of advancing, it’s a risk.
“Beware of speaking hurt against a Prophet you claim to believe. It is dangerous. It can make a man leprous. It is dangerous. We don’t have the data of how many victims may have come from this warning, but I know quite some would have been victims.
“One of the Leaders in this Nation said, “what we are saying now, Bishop is in his room. he is hearing.” When we give warnings, we give it based on prophetic insights.”
The African most extravagant pastor, in any case, conceded that criticism is essential for what prophets of God should suffer, saying it’s not an issue.
“Every prophet is ordained to be spoken against. So it is not a problem. It is already written. It is not that it is something that is new,” he said.