Pastor of the Family of God Church Worldwide Ministries within the Oregun space of Lagos State, Reverend Chris Okotie, says on-line church service, which has turn out to be the order of the day because of the COVID-19 pandemic, is unscriptural.
He argued that Christians should bodily collect collectively to have the ability to really worship God.
Okotie, in a sermon titled, ‘The COVID-19 Thriller’, maintained that the novel illness is a satanic conspiracy to problem the facility of God by retaining Christians out of the church.
Okotie mentioned, “We’re coping with one of the vital sinister conspiracies in human historical past. What we name the net church is totally unfaithful, as a result of so that you can be in church, you must be ecclesia, which is translated from the Greek phrase, ec, which is out, and the phrase caleo, referred to as out.
“You can not collect unto God till you might be referred to as out. That’s why Israel was referred to as out of the world. So, this factor, this phenomenon that we’re speaking about, the Web and cyber church buildings, is completely unscriptural.
“God is aware of the place you might be; if He was not within the meeting, you don’t want to come back to church; you’ll be able to pray in your home. I pray in my home. You reward in your home. I reward in my home. He can see all of us. He doesn’t want computer systems. However that denies Him who He’s; so, we should – that’s why the bible places that verse as an crucial – it’s essential to not forsake the meeting of yourselves collectively.”