Joseph Ayo Babalola was born on April 25, in Odo-Owa, Oke-Ero LGA, Kwara State to Pa David Rotimi and Madam Marta Talabi who belonged to the. This is one of the things that got us curious in City People about the Life and Times of this great man of God this is because late Apostle Ayo Babalola is one of. Nigerian Nollywood actress Foluke Daramola has shared the bad ordeal experienced by the former Christ Apostolic Church Leader Apostle.
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Joseph Ayo Babalola slept in the Lord in When the Apostle got to this town he requested to visit the hill of this god.
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Rotimi, a Sunday school teacher in the C. That is how he received the call and he went into fasting and prayer. Though he died several decades ago many CAC members still pray with his name.
All the patients in Wesley Hospital, Ilesa, abandoned their beds to seek healing from this great man of God. A steamroller was first given to him on 1 April to work on the Osogbo — Ilesha road. Odubanjo to form a new independent church,  Christ Apostolic Church CACwhere he continued his healing and revivalistic activities until his death.
Traditionally the place was a forbidden forest because of the evil spirits that were believed to inhabit it. So, Babalola gave in only after he had received the assurance of divine guidance. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. After listening to the details of his call and his ministry, the Faith Tabernacle leaders warmly received the young prophet into babxlola midst. ApostlePreacherProphet. It was said that the palm tree leafs which God use as a parable for him, was the leafs he use to protect his steamroller when it breakdown.
Wesley, Baptist, Catholic and Anglican churches including hospitals in Ilesha were left desolate as members and sick people abandoned their churches and sick beds. I took the lead. A CAC retreat center was built where Babalola was first called in The three of us prayed. People were concerned for his safety but he insisted, then people from neighbouring towns and villages came to see what was going to happen.
He woke up three hours later and took some tea and slept off again. As this was happening, his personal attendants Michael and Samuel ran to call me to his bedside before he aposle up the ghost.
December Learn how and when to remove this template message. The Aladura Movement nucleated at Bxbalola in In he married Dorcas. This was how he moved to the mountain which he named Ori Oke Anu Mountain of Mercyafter a while, he established a CAC church on it and his building is still their till date. It was headed by Pastor J. Another fact was that, before he even took the ministry, there was prophecy that he was going to work for God for just 30 years before he will be call upon by God.
The man in a dazzling robe spoke at length about the mission he was to embark upon. While he was at Odo-Owa, a warrant for his arrest was issued from Ilorin. The Appostle regards Babalola as an apostle and his revival ministry apoztle the beginning of the church.
This tree had been cut many times but it stood again as if nothing had been done to it, however the Apostle went to the tree rang his bell and prayed on the tree and it was cut down forever.
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After serving the jail term, he went back to Efon Alaaye. He was told that the sound of the bell would always drive away baalola spirits. We all prayed for his restoration. On arrival at Accra, he was recognized by some people who had seen him at the Great Revival in Baballa. In the midst of it were, in particular, the Ilesa and Oyan branches of the Tabernacle. He took the full ministry after his baptising in at the age of 25 ages and deid at the age of 55 years in and that same year his ministry clock 30 years.
He was among the road workers who constructed the road from Igbara-Oke to Ilesa, working as a steam roller driver.
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Emirati June 1, at 8: When he woke up, babaola called me and returned my covering-cloth to me. Consequently, wherever and whenever he prayed into water for therapeutic purposes, effective healing was procured for those who drank the water. While the leadership of His church, Faith Tabernacle baballoa in a crucial meeting related to their doctrines, on the agenda were a list of 24 items, they were able to discuss item number one when revival broke apostlf at Faith Tabernacle, Oke-Oye, Ilesha.
He bid everyone farewell and prayed for them. He was credited with healing powers. Prayer is one of his hobbies and in any town he found himself, he look for a wildness or mountain to prayer. The missionaries entered the bush, cleared it and consecrated it as a prayer ground.
He quit school when he decided to learn a trade and became a motor mechanic apprentice.
Rotimi who was a teacher at C. Babalola was endowed with healing powers.
The news of the conversion of the new prophet reached Pastor K. Many babalolz works were performed through the use of the prayer bell and the drinking of consecrated water from a stream called Omi Ayo “Stream of Joy”. C believes that the spiritiual power bestowed on Babalola placed him on an equal level with Biblical apostles like Peter, Paul and others who were apostld out with the authority and in the name of Jesus.
Babalola was brought up as an Anglican. The voice told me to tell my people that unless they repented, evil beasts would enter the town to destroy them. This page was last edited on 27 Augustat I love this… I love to see more scene of end time and Antichrist so people can see, watch and believe that truly that heaven and hell is real and Jesus is coming. His people however refused to repent or change their ways they instead summarily beat him up and his family was subjected to heavy persecution by the people of the town.