He said he once fasted intensely and prayed for God to grant his request. When God did, he said, it came in the form of questions:
“Do you believe there is God?
“Do you believe Jesus is the son of God?
“Do you believe Jesus died and rose from the dead?
“Do you believe Jesus is coming back?
After answering all the questions in the affirmative, the cleric said God told him to put his faith to work.
Pastor Adeboye said he once had little faith and some of his early miracles surprised him. According to a testimony he shares often; when a child he had healed spoke for the first time, he nearly jumped out of the window.
He had said: “Those who want to experience a harvest of miracles are those who are ready to put their faith to work. It is faith that brings about miracles. There was a time in my ministerial life when I had little faith. But God honoured my faith.
“A woman brought her child, who had never spoken since the day she was born, to me. I, therefore, decided to pray for the child.
As I said, “In Jesus name” to end the prayer, the child answered “Amen!”
I nearly jumped out of the window because I had never seen that kind of miracle before.”
Preaching on the second day of the Congress, which was devoted to healing, he encouraged the congregation to exercise their faith once they are sure they are connected to God, the source of power.
The theme of his message was “The Branch,” from the statement of Jesus Christ that He is the Vine and we are the branch.