Apostle Johnson Suleman is a Nigerian televangelist and the senior pastor and general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, a church with its headquarters in Auchi, Edo State. The clergyman recounts how God sent him down to Auchi after he had plan to move to America.
Here is everything Apostle Johnson Suleman said in the video:
“When I was praying in Lagos, asking God for the next phase of my life, asking God what His purpose was. I took time to pray even though in the corner of my mind, I already had my plan. I was just waiting for God to endorse my plan. My plan was to go to America, my brother was ready to do a visa for me, plans were in motion. I went ahead, pursued it and said, okay it’s time to travel but someone asked me if I’ve prayed about it and I said, okay let me pray. The prayer was not to ask God but was to thank Him, because the way was open already. You know, I just said Lord let your will be done. I already had my way that I wanted God to endorse and while I was praying hard, I heard the voice of God clearly. He said rise up, I rose up. He said take a shower, I was very weak but I took a shower. He said get your things together and go to your hometown. I was shocked and I said, my home what?
God said go to your hometown and I said, where? He said Auchi, go to your hometown and raise people for me. When I got to the park, I entered the vehicle as we were leaving Lagos when we got to the Redeem Camp, I shouted to the driver to stop. He stopped and I entered into the camp for 40days, trying to pray to see if God is going to change His mind. You know, because all the things they have told me about my hometown. Everyone of us here have story we heard about our village. All of us we have stories. In my hometown they told me witches fly in the day time. Then, when I came to see my dad, I’ll be looking round and I’ll just tell myself, maybe they are resting they don’t fly today. I have this mentality that witches were flying everywhere. So when we’re going my mother will anoint our legs, in fact she will pour anointing oil on everywhere, our legs, heads and hands, so that they will not see us.
So, now with all those ideas I had about the town, the Lord now told me go there. So I prayed for 40days and the Lord still say go. And I came and 17years later, I thank God I came. When God tell you to do something, it may not make sense but obey. It appeared I was stupid but I thank God I obeyed. So you too must get to that point when God give you an instruction, you don’t think twice, as instruction comes from God you carried it out and those are the kind of people God is looking for.