Joseph Ayo Babalola was born on April 25, in Odo-Owa, Oke-Ero LGA, Kwara State to Pa David Rotimi and Madam Marta Talabi who belonged to the. This is one of the things that got us curious in City People about the Life and Times of this great man of God this is because late Apostle Ayo Babalola is one of. Nigerian Nollywood actress Foluke Daramola has shared the bad ordeal experienced by the former Christ Apostolic Church Leader Apostle.
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People were concerned for his safety but he insisted, then people from neighbouring towns and villages came to see what was going to happen. While the leadership of His church, Faith Tabernacle were in a crucial meeting related to their doctrines, on the agenda were a list of 24 items, they were able to discuss item number one when revival broke out at Faith Tabernacle, Oke-Oye, Ilesha.
C believes that the spiritiual power bestowed on Babalola placed him on an equal level with Biblical apostles like Peter, Paul and others who were sent out with the authority and in the name of Jesus. Babalola did baba,ola want to listen to this voice and he responded like many of the Biblical prophets, who, when apowtle were called out by Yahweh as prophets, did not normally yield to aposgle first call. His campaign there was very successful.
Babalola and the visionaries were allegedly ordered by Bishop Smith to leave the church. After nine months; he became a master in his class. After a successful campaign in the Gold Coast he returned to Nigeria. This was a tree in a Forest believed to be inhabited by evil spirits and it was in this forest a land was given to him for his revival campaign.
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In the midst of it were, in particular, the Ilesa and Oyan branches of the Tabernacle. On Saturday morning, July, Apostle Babalola conducted the morning prayer for ministers and members living in the vicarage of C.
According to him The Spirit told me to go apowtle my hometown, where I was born. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He was sentenced to jail for six months in Benin City in March Characteristically, people turned out to hear his preaching and see miracles.
After this event, news of the revival at Efon spread to other parts of Ekitiland. Consequently, wherever and whenever he prayed into water for therapeutic purposes, effective healing was procured for those who drank the water.
Both of us knelt down beside his bed and he began to narrate to us how he began his ministry.
Some of the Exploits of Apostle Ayodele Babalola: 1904 – 1959
The watershed in his early ministry came when he was commanded by God to go to his hometown to warn his people against Idolatry, fetish practices and evil works. An angel appeared in one of his prayers and forbade him to wear caps. Both of us just listened; we did not utter a single word during the course of his narration.
Babatope, a notable Anglican teacher, before his conversion and later, one of the outstanding leaders of the Faith Tabernacle in Nigeria.
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He next stopped was in Usi in present Ekiti State for his evangelical mission and he performed many works of healing. After a successful campaign in the Gold Coast he returned to Nigeria. There was a controversy among the leaders of the Faith Tabernacle in Nigeria over some doctrines. The Oyan branch was under the supervision of Pastor J. Aanu David September 20, at Ayo Babalola was sent out of the Anglican Church of his village by his Bishop because most members of the Church see visions; speak in tongues and pray vigorously.
He was specifically instructed by God to heal the sick through water which he prayed into.
So, Babalola gave in only after he had received the assurance of divine guidance. Great King Of Juju Music. He was the first General Evangelist of the Christ Apostolic Church, a church that metamorphosed from a prayer group popularly called Egbe Aladura in Nigeria.
During one of his prayer sessions an angel appeared to him and gave him a big yam which he ordered him to eat. Oladapo Moses March 21, at 5: Retrieved 6 May