Okotie Churches Social Distancing

Okotie Churches Social Distancing

Okotie opposes social distancing in churches, slams CAN

6/1/2020 11:40:00 AM

Okotie opposes social distancing in churches, slams CAN

Samson FolarinThe Pastor of the Household of God Church, Oregun, Lagos, Rev. Chris Okotie, has tackled the Christian Association of Nigeria, saying the body cannot be the mouthpiece of Christians in the country.Okotie, in a statement on Sunday, said CAN “is an amorphous organisation sustained by a Christian appellation.”

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“It is bereft of any authority to speak on behalf of the Church of Jesus Christ. Arrayed in Episcopalian vestments, they are the modern day Pharisees who arrogate divine honors to themselves.“They have a form of godliness and yet hobnob Nicodemusly with enemies of the Lord Jesus. The true ministers of the sanctuary must recognise CAN’s treachery and reprehensible Phariseeism. That which a man spits against heaven shall fall back upon his face. We shall not bow to the idol called coronavirus. Jesus is Lord,” the cleric added in the statement signed by his media adviser, Ladi Ayodeji.

Okotie also condemned CAN’s proposed recommendation of distancing in the seating arrangement in churches as “blasphemous infidelity” and desecration of the Church of Jesus Christ.READ ALSO:Ogun doctors’ strike politically motivated, irresponsible –Abiodun

He, however, said he was in support of social distancing and other safety measures ordered by the government to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.The pastor explained that extending social distancing to churches would compel reordering of seating arrangements and determine the size of congregational worship per service.

Okotie argued that to accept such an arrangement was “to nullify the redemptive work of Jesus, which involves healing.”The CAN President, Dr Samson Ayokunle, had rolled out the guidelines for the reopening of churches, which he said would be discussed with the Federal Government for approval, after consultation with the leaders of other religious bodies.

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If you are not afraid to speak out they will hate you, God bless Pastor Okotie. I agree with RevChrisOkotie . Church is about fellowship. How do we fellowship while social distancing? This is an example of Greek gift. I don’t have a problem of him saying whatever, the problem I have now is his members who will believe him because he is a pastor and whatever he says is right 🤔

And who cares about his opinion...? We need divine intervention Pastorpreneurs on rampage. This guy is worried about the damage to the size of his weekly takings 👇🏽 'The pastor explained that extending social distancing to churches would compel reordering of seating arrangements and determine the size of congregational worship per service.'

This one dey speak english sha 😂 Why FG no talk about social distancing for market places 👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻 churches and mosques Wey supposed to they pray for us them dey talk about social distancing 🤐🤐🤐 How did it take you to master big words? This is the Twitter handle, mac_official_co follow for more updates on new technology... About FUELESS GENERATOR..

Someone that wanted to be president. A 🤡 Grammar yìí náà ni😜 Lol we missed you too sir Where has he been since...miss his grammar I follow back instantly Sorry why o CAN IS JUST A POLITICAL OFFICE THERE IS NOTHING CHRISTIAN ABOUT THEM. GOD BLESS YOU SIR This is the reason☝️ churches must not be open any time soon because the moment they open up,pastors will start feeling like God's. They will want to exercise their powers that has been locked away for months. jidesanwoolu please sir pay attention to this magicians. Thanks

Ghen Ghen This dude mad sus. This is why I love my my brother and one of my mentor in the Lord Pastor u are very correct in fact CAN should be dissolved with immediate effect Did he just realize where all this deception was going all this while? Well, the church has won and will always prevail Really, why?

Follow i follow back ASAP Please let's take out time to support this innocent baby, check my wall and assist with the little you can ,RETWEET for helpers to locate him🙏🙏 Pastor Oritsejiafor's time couldn't have been this pliable or passive!! Sir health issues are not treated with levity by God, as adequately enunciated in the words of God in Moses's book of Leviticus. Jesus did not scrape, but remodeled them. He instructed the healed lepers to go show themselves as prescribed. Yes the CAN, is political, not spiritual

K now government close his church if he doesn't obey social distance The only people angry about tithe paying are those who do not pay tithe. The worship of God in the Church will not be stopped. The Church will prevail. Make dem kuku close the church nah Becouse the church auditorium wont be filled with tite paying congregates. Why wnt he oppose sicial distancing. Pple are dying. A young lady just got murdered yet he said noting about those incidents. Only the lord knows those who truly serve n worship Him.

Been long we see this Man of God . Make everybody they worship for his or her house now, that one no be problem. I think Nigeria s need to buy sense this year self rubbish Church service in Europe. A former presidential candidate....lol Rubbish Offering no go complete now lol Is this guy still existing... Long time I heard from him...Or is he going to d chosen one again to b d 2023 presido of d zoo.

Has the tithe loving pastoreneur condemned the killings of Christians by MBuhari & elrufai sponsored fulani Herdsmen?

CAN can’t speak for Christians, Okotie insists'The true ministers of the sanctuary must recognise CAN’s treachery and reprehensible Phariseeism. That which a man spits against heaven shall fall back upon his face.' Nigeria Covid19 CAN Okotie Christianity He's also a member of CAN ooo.. now his trying to be like apostle Paul.....there can be only one apostle Paul at a time Can of Worm 🐛 The CAN which your kind have desecrated no longer speak for Christians. It has lost its dignity since when you Protestants took over the wheel. It wasn't so when the Orthodox leaders led CAN. No wonder they hardly consult with CAN anymore at the National level.

COVID-19: Okotie condemns CAN’s social distancing guidelines for churchesChris Okotie, on Sunday kicked against the Christian Association of Nigeria’s (CAN) proposed social distancing guidelines for churches. When next he is preaching please let him be in the midst of the congregation. He shouldn't stand alone on the pulpit.

COVID-19: Pastor Chris Okotie fires back at CAN over social distancing in churchesThe Senior Pastor of the Household of God Church, Pastor Chris Okotie, has kicked against the guidelines proposed by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) for reopening of churches, calling them \u201cunbiblical\u201d. Religious gatherings have been banned in several states in Nigeria for weeks, as part of measures to curtail the spread of COVID-19. Last Chairman shot that mouth of yours sir! How many Corona virus healing have any of your colleagues carried out u bunch of lies? Bcs the tithes and offerings ain't coming in anymore now u are saying shit... Awon criminals church... He's been AWOL like his ancient music career.. What's he talking about 🤷 Talk talk talk

COVID-19: Okotie condemns CAN’s social distancing guidelines for churchesChris Okotie, on Sunday kicked against the Christian Association of Nigeria’s (CAN) proposed social distancing guidelines for churches. When next he is preaching please let him be in the midst of the congregation. He shouldn't stand alone on the pulpit.

COVID-19: Pastor Chris Okotie fires back at CAN over social distancing in churchesThe Senior Pastor of the Household of God Church, Pastor Chris Okotie, has kicked against the guidelines proposed by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) for reopening of churches, calling them \u201cunbiblical\u201d. Religious gatherings have been banned in several states in Nigeria for weeks, as part of measures to curtail the spread of COVID-19. Last Chairman shot that mouth of yours sir! How many Corona virus healing have any of your colleagues carried out u bunch of lies? Bcs the tithes and offerings ain't coming in anymore now u are saying shit... Awon criminals church... He's been AWOL like his ancient music career.. What's he talking about 🤷 Talk talk talk

CAN can’t speak for Christians, Okotie insists'The true ministers of the sanctuary must recognise CAN’s treachery and reprehensible Phariseeism. That which a man spits against heaven shall fall back upon his face.' Nigeria Covid19 CAN Okotie Christianity He's also a member of CAN ooo.. now his trying to be like apostle Paul.....there can be only one apostle Paul at a time Can of Worm 🐛 The CAN which your kind have desecrated no longer speak for Christians. It has lost its dignity since when you Protestants took over the wheel. It wasn't so when the Orthodox leaders led CAN. No wonder they hardly consult with CAN anymore at the National level.