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Anointing Oil, Nothing More Than Mosquito Repellant- Pastor TundeBakare.




While ministering in church on Sunday, March 6, General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly and former Vice Presidential candidate under the Congress for Progressive Change, Pastor Tunde Bakare reportedly stated that anointing oil was like mosquito repellant. 

Condemning its use and those of anointed handkerchief, Holy Communion, communion of sprinkling, Shiloh sacrifice, Pastor Bakare, according to DailyPost, told his congregation:

“I am not against Anointing Oil. The thing is, it’s a Jewish Culture. They rub it on their bodies as protection against insects like your mosquito repellents. It was used extensively in the old testament for anointing …It is the power of God that heals, not the Oil”
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Laila Ikeji's blog. 


Do you guys agree with Pastor Tunde Bakare? I know some churches are against the use of Anointing oil. I hear Christ Embassy says once you're saved there's no longer need for things like anointing oil.        

My take is this; I believe it's the power of God that heals. But without faith there would be no healing. When I use my anointing oil to pray and that prayer is backed with my faith, it moves mountains for me. This is my personal testimony. 
     You might want to argue that if I'd said the same prayers, with the same level of faith, minus the anointing oil I would still have gotten the same results. 
      But I'm speaking from my own personal experiences, praying with anointing oil, backed by my faith has at different times healed me, and given me results that I'd previously not gotten. 


If you have any thoughts on this I would really like to hear them. 

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  1. Personally I believe its your faith that works.

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  2. I don't believe in anything but my prayers and faith...

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  3. Honestly I think there are elements that act as catalysts for healing or miracles but the most important catalyst is faith. I try not to argue with what I don't know and the mysteries of the world are among them. So if whatever you're doing works for you then keep doing it.

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  4. THELMA!!! Later you'll be accusing Steele of his disappearing act and you did exactly the same thing. Some of us *eat and *drink this blog everynight before bedtime. Mind ya sef o. Hope you achieved that which kept you from us though :D

    Anyway I would humbly disagree with Pastor Bakare here. The Power of GOD heals, yes, but the Power of GOD moves through mediums and depends on the application of the person assigned by GOD to manifest HIS Power on HIS behalf. For instance Moses was told to draw water from rock by (a) striking it twice with his rod, and (b) speaking to it. The lady with hemorrhage touched the hem of the garment of JESUS and she was healed. JESUS made mud with sand and spittle, rubbed it on the eyes of the man born blind, and told him to go wash in the pool of Siloam. There are many more examples of the use of logical medium to transmit GOD'S healing Power, and the question we fail to ask is: "why all these *unnecessary* protocol of making mud, striking water with rod, touching garments, or allowing shadows fall on sick people for Power to be transmitted? Why not just say the word with faith and it shall be done?" Well, there we are. Either we speak the word of healing, or use mud, or handkerchief, or rod, or anointing oil, or holy water, etc, Power is still transmitted. The bedrock of it all is Faith applied. The culture Pastor Bakare makes reference to is the culture of the Jews synchronized with their Religion. They worshiped GOD this way, The same GOD, and HE didn't rebuke them. Be Blessed.

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    1. LOL. ndo. I'm back. @ achieving that which kept me away, time will tell but I'm hopeful.

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  5. @memphis you are so right and thelma you were greatly missed by me. Welcome back #Sussy

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  6. Am in love with Memphis.. I just love the way you see things.

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  7. Welcome back boo! And @ Memphis, can I marry ur brain if I can't have u? As always u've made the points better than I ever would.

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  8. Hia! All y'all want to push Memphis into polygamy. Issorai.

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  9. Am no expert on this issue but speaking from personal experience these mediums work. I have many instances but i'll just give 2. In my final year in the university my very good friend just wasn't sleeping @ night, according to her whenever she closes her eyes something strange tries to strangle her. This went on for months and because of this she was always in my room. One day it occured to me to give her my anointing oil and that brought the strangulation to an end. The 2nd instance was my shiloh sacrifice for 2013 I was believing God for a car, a better Job and a husband. I made this sacrifice Dec 2013 and by Jan 6th God blessed me with a beautiful car through my uncle. As @ the time I was making this sacrifice I had NO HOPE as to where this car will come from but miraculously it came! As for the remaining 2 I know that the God that started it will bring it to completion. So it's all about your faith while using these mediums or making these sacrifices.

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  10. Someone should remind Pastor Bakare and everyone else that Jesus Christ is of Jewish descent. Not Nigerian,or American or British or chinese but JEWISH! So if ur gonna believe in Him as saviour,I think u shld believe everything about Him and his tradition (in faith of course) just my opinion...

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  11. loool. i love this blog. just stumbled on it :)

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