David Oyedepo, the presiding bishop of Living Faith Worldwide, has condemned the continuous banning on Churches and the unbanning of markets.
Disclosing this during a programme titled ‘Covenant Hour of Prayer‘ on Wednesday, Oyedepo said he smelled a rat, meaning there are plots to distabilise the church of God.
His words, “There is something wrong; for people to be allowed to be in the market for six hours and can’t be in church for two hours, it is an upside-down way of looking at things,” he said.
“Which one is more orderly? The market or the church? I can smell a rat. The Lord spoke to me on it so strong yesterday.
“I can smell a rat. Behind all this, how do we stop the church from exploding? The people involved don’t know it.
“The voice of darkness is influencing people at various levels, targeting the church because the growth and expansion of the church is the greatest headache of the devil.
“But the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. The devil and all his agents shall surely pay for this. I don’t know what hospital that records the kind of healing that the church of God records.
“And now hospitals, where people die every day, are open, but the church is closed because the oppression of the devil has no medical cure.”