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The controversial statement made by Bishop David Oyedepo, the General Overseer of Living Faith Church also known as Winners Chapel, was not well-received by many including top Nigerian celebrities who took to social media to air their views.
"You are under financial curse if you don't pay tithe", said Bishop Oyedepo. However, this controversial statement of the man of God has refused to go down well with notable people.
They then went online to air their disagreement, though in a mocking manner.
Take a look at their comments below.
The government will threathen us with prosecution if we don't pay our tax and VAT.
The church will now threathen us with a curse if we don't pay our tithes.
Inside the terrible economy with the level of unemployment.
You are under jara curse, if you don't find me something this weekend. Bet and see.
It's surprising! The same person that preach about grace (unlimited favour) yet still talking of how I must pay tithe to merit financial favour. I'm confused.
I want to call Dangote and Bill Gates to ask if they pay tithes so as to settle this matter once and for all.
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