T.B Joshua, a Nigerian preacher, has died at the age of 57 on Saturday 5th Jun 2021. Known as ‘the Prophet’ to his followers, he also courted controversy by claiming prayers could cure homosexuality and AIDS. His wife, Evelyn Joshua, now speaks out on his behalf.
His death was announced on his Facebook page with a message that read: “God has taken His servant” but the cause of death has not been made public.
Evelyn Joshua finally broke her silence over her husband’s death, after it made rounds on social platforms, by posting on social media a short message about her late husband:
“Losing a loved one is never easy; whether sudden or foreseen. It is always heart-breaking. Grief can wreak havoc on our overall well-being. That’s why it’s important to stay rooted to the Almighty. Only He can lessen our heartache and comfort us in these times. Seek refuge in him.”
Many followers and sympathisers flooded her comment section to share in her grief. Many commented that:
T.B Joshua was a ‘blessings to millions of souls’
‘What a great loss to the body of Christ. Rest in peace TB. Joshua. Humanity will never forget your impact.’
‘He was a general to the whole world, I love tb Joshua too much but who am I to ask God questions? My general you will be missed forever and may almighty God comfort your family and all of us in this difficult time of your absence. No doubt I know you are resting in the lord.’
‘May the good Lord comfort all whom this great lost has affected both physically and spiritually, I’m very sure Papa is up there watching with smile, for he has fought a good fight and finished successfully.’
Source: Evelyn Joshua