The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) faced public criticism and was compelled to remove a controversial tweet containing a prophecy from its General Overseer, Pastor E.A. Adeboye.
Pastor Adeboye’s Prophecy:
In the contentious tweet, Pastor Adeboye prophesied to RCCG members, declaring, “Before this time next year, your colleagues will be coming to you for food. They will be coming to you for refreshment.” He further decreed that within families, individuals will become the go-to person.
Members’ Response and Online Backlash:
A video shared online captured members responding with a resounding “Amen” to the pastor’s prayers. However, the tweet received a backlash on social media platforms, particularly on X, where users expressed discontent with the nature of the prophecy.
Tweet Deletion Amid Outrage:
The tweet, which garnered negative reactions from X users, has been subsequently deleted by RCCG. The controversial nature of the prophecy sparked outrage, leading to the church’s decision to remove the post from its official account.
Social Media Fallout:
Numerous X users criticized the church for the content of the tweet, with some expressing dissatisfaction over the perceived tone and implications of the prophecy.
The fallout on social media prompted a wave of discussions and debates surrounding the appropriateness of such prophecies.
Video Evidence and Instagram Post:
An Instagram video, embedded within the article, showcases the moment members responded affirmatively to Pastor Adeboye’s prophecy. The video, shared on Instagram, adds a visual dimension to the controversy.
In response to the online uproar, RCCG has taken down the tweet, reflecting the sensitivity surrounding the prophecy and the diverse opinions it generated on social media.
The incident raises questions about the intersection of religious prophecies and public reactions in the digital age.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn