The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has revealed why he’s not battling with high blood pressure at 81.
According to him, the reason is because he had decided to cast all his burdens on God and rest in Him while overseeing churches in different nations of the world.
While alluding to the fact that there are a few challenges, Adeboye said he has never lost a sleep because he knows he cannot be everywhere at a time.
During his sermon at Friday’s Morning Devotion, Adeboye said he rests because he trusts God to take care of all the issues.
“I am 81 by the grace of God; by His Grace I oversee churches in several nations of the world. My blood pressure has always remained normal.
”(They will call to say) The missionary in Cambodia has been arrested because they felt the church we bought is too beautiful, where did we get the money to buy it? They will say the pastor in Ethiopia is having a headache because we just dedicated a new building and they felt now is the time for you Nigerians to go.
“They will call to say some people in Libya have discovered we just bought some new equipment for the church, so they came to attack.
“Reports are coming from all over, but do I lose my sleep? I know I can’t be in Cambodia when I’m in Israel. I can’t be in two places at a time.
“But there is someone who is everywhere at all times. I trust Him to handle all the issues, so I rest. One of the things you need for your body and soul is rest. Trust him, He is the one who says, ‘say on to the righteous, it shall be well with him’. You can’t end up in shame if Christ is in you,” Adeboye said.
While touching on Psalm 18:1-3, the man of God emphasised the need to rest physically and relax in God spiritually, saying God can take care of those who relax in Him.
He charged Christians to be ‘married to Jesus’ and stay within the confines of His city, adding that this is when they can rest spiritually.
“When you’re a Christian, you’re married to Jesus. You’re surrounded with a wall of fire. Anybody from outside who wants to come and touch you will be burnt.
“If you dare go out of the city of the wall of fire, you will be burnt. But if you are willing to stay within the confines of that city, you know who is your saviour, your healer, then you can rest.
“You will rest because when you obey your ‘husband’ and anybody who tries to fight you, they will be smitten before you. You don’t have to fight to win,” he preached.