PENTECOST DAY CELEBRATION 2020
Pentecost Day Celebration 2020 was celebrated amid of Covid19 pandemic. Despite embargo on public gathering by the government, Christians across the world celebrated this year Pentecost day via virtual connection. The programmed was aired live on all social platforms and radio stations in Osun State Nigeria.
The celebration commenced with Ministers’ conference, where worship songs and prayers were offered to Almighty God. The facilitator and executioner of the celebration, Bishop Mike Bamidele welcomed Christians all over the world into this year celebration. In his word of admonition, he spoke briefly on theme for the Ministers’ conference “MINISTERS AS THE AGENTS OF HEALING AND CHURCHES, GOD’S HEALING CENTRES”
According to him, he said, “The whole world is sick; nations are groaning in pains, families and individuals, businesses and corporations are groaning in pains. There is sickness in the land. There is need for healing in the land, families, and work places. To worsen what the mankind are battling with Covid 19 pandemic are ravaging lives from one nation to the other. But the healing hands of God will pass across the nations of the earth; there shall be great deliverance in the name of Jesus.” He said further, God has His people on the earth as the healing agents: Pastors, evangelists, and prophets Hebrew 1:7. Abraham became a healing agent in Genesis 20:17. Your presence will bring healing to the people around you in the name of Jesus. 2 Kings 5:3. He also said that the church is the spiritual house where you can receive healing in Christ 1 Peter 2:5. He prayed that the anointing for healing will rest upon all the ministers of God across the nations of the earth in Jesus’ name.
Some people called during the session to share testimonies of what God has done in their lives in the last 7years Osun State, Nigeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate Pentecost Day.
The afternoon session commenced with praise and worship, followed by prayer for healing of the ministers of the gospel, people across the nations, and prayer for frontline workers in health sector. Bishop Dennis Abidakun led the prayer session. Drama presentation and song ministration followed the prayer time. Evangelist Tope Alabi, joined on Instagram during worship session. Dr. Paul Enenche, founder and Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre also joined through Instagram to pray for the sick. The initiator of PENTECOST DAY CELEBRATION, Bishop Mike Bamidele preached briefly on the theme of this year celebration “THE HEALING FIRE.”
Indeed this year celebration was outstanding. The fresh encounter with Holy Spirit on this particular day will linger on from generation to generation. I cannot afford to miss next year celebration. Till then, let the healing fire continue to heal our land.
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