astor Dare Adeboye, late son of Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) was buried on Tuesday.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Pastor Adeboye, during the farewell service for Dare, urged members of the church not to cry for the deceased.
“Cry if you wish but don’t cry for pastor Dee because he is resting in glory. Cry because you are the one still fighting the battle. Anyone who has caught a glimpse of heaven will not be crying for pastor Dee because there is no comparison between heaven and earth. But then fight courageously because, on the resurrection morning, we shall meet again.
“I want you to know that God who knows the end from the beginning knew long before the foundations of the world that what has happened was going to happen. And because his word is forever settled, he said all things work together for good to them that love God. We may not understand now, but what has happened is going to work out for our good.
“In one of his sermons, Dare himself said God does not need a visa to pay you a visit or to do whatever he wants to do in your life.
“And I have told you before, death is not a function of age. Young people die, old people die, children die. And it is not about how long you live it is how well. Even Jesus Christ himself died at the age of 33. John the Baptist never lived to be 34 and yet he was the greatest.
“We have lost a champion. You would agree with me on that. Let us consider him a seed that we have sown and let’s get ready for a special harvest. I want us to join our forces together and produce many champions like Damilare that would go round the whole world and shake the world for the Lord Jesus. That is how we can honour his memory,” Pastor Adeboye said.
Watch Pastor Adeboye’s message at son’s burial below:
TNG reports the farewell service was held at the Youth Centre, Redemption Camp, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
In attendance at the farewell service were Dare’s wife, Temiloluwa; his three daughters; his brother, Leke Adeboye, and other siblings.
Also, the Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide aka Winners’ Chapel, David Oyedepo; his wife, Faith; as well as his son, Pastor David Oyedepo Jr. attended the farewell service.