The Assistant Pastor in charge of Region 14 of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Godwin James has said the late Pastor Dare Adeboye raised people of spiritual strength and maturity when he was on earth.
Pastor James made the observation while delivering a short message at the service of song for the late Adeboye on May 9.
The service which attracted hundreds of people held at the City of David Parish, Eket, Akwa Ibom State.
Pastor James said he was excited by the atmosphere of joy at the service of song noting that it was an indication that the Late Adeboye raised people that were spiritually mature to understand that Christians don’t die
While noting that a great iroko tree had been pulled out, he said Pastor Dare Adeboye was “the only human link to daddy and mummy G.O for those us of in Akwa Ibom”
He said, “We have sat under the anointing of both daddy and mummy G.O but no way to reach them. Pastor Dare Adeboye was the only link we had to that family. He was available. He was there relating very well. He was making friends, he was making everyone unique and special. When we see him, we say we have daddy G.O with us. We never had such privilege with others except him.”
Pastor James who is also the provincial pastor in charge of Akwa Ibom Province 5 of the RCCG, however, said, “While we sow in tears on earth, those in heaven are reaping joy. There is joy in heaven now over Pastor Dare. For those in Christ who died there is a resurrection.”
While stressing that death has benefits, he said, “When you die you gain access to heaven. At death, everything called battle comes to an end. For believers afflictions end.”
He said the short time Pastor Dare Adeboye spent on earth has been impactful. “He makes you look special. He can give himself completely out. Within a short time, his time was up. He has finished his course; he has finished his race. What a glory of a successful life.”
He declared that only God determines whether one has finished his assignment saying, “the life of Pastor Dare Adeboye showed that he had completed his race by God’s standard