Pastor T.B. Joshua, the senior pastor of The Synagogue Church Of All Nations in Nigeria in a recent video, showed the Prophet warning South Africans before hand of the recent Xenophobic attacks which has has claimed the lives of many foreigners. The clip which was uploaded on the Prophets popular youtube channel Emmauel TV, says the controversial cleric prophesied about the deadly xenophobic attacks spreading across South Africa on Sunday 28th July 2013 claiming properties and lives.
He said;“In the nation, South Africa, we should help them in prayer because I am seeing youth revolt,” the clip quotes Mr. Joshua as saying. “It will be very serious. A situation where youth will come out and… you learn that there is a protest. Some people were killed – certain people”.
According to Premium Times, the Prophet’s prediction made the front cover of South African newspaper”based City Press newspaper” sometime in August 2013 when the leader of the South African Economic Freedeom Fighters (EFF), Mr Julius Malema, visited his church in Nigeria for “spiritual blessings”.
The clip which also left South Africans with a message from the Prophet saying; “If we fail to see that there are powers that cause people to be bowed down in bondage, we are going to fight the wrong battle,” he wrote, in a statement posted on the Nigerian pastor’s official Facebook page.
He then proceeded with a prayer for “calmness” in South Africa. “I pray for my nation, South Africa. As Jesus stood in the boat and commanded the storms to be calm, I stand in the midst of the storm in my nation, South Africa and I command the storm, wind and waves to be calm, in the name of Jesus! I speak calmness to my nation, South Africa, in the name of Jesus!”
The recent xenophobic violence has spread to various South African cities, with thousands of foreign-owned businesses forcibly closed while their owners seek refuge in makeshift capms.
Five immigrants are said to have been killed, including a 14 year-old boy. Horrifying images and videos have surfaced online showing locals burning foreign nationals and looting their shops.
The violence erupted shortly after a purported statement from the Zulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini, calling on foreigners to return to their countries as they were causing economic “inconvenience” to locals.
The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations, in Lagos,Nigeria is very popular in South Africa as thousands of its Christian citizens visit annually on Pilgrimage.
Here is the clip below.