Pastor Adeboye’s Son Dies At 42
Pastor Dare Adeboye, the son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, Enoch Adeboye has died at the age of 42.
Senior Pastors of the church confirmed that he died in his sleep on Wednesday, shortly after ministration.
“It is with a deep and heartfelt sense of loss, we announce the departure of our beloved son, brother, husband and father, Oluwadamilare Temitayo Adeboye, who went to be with the Lord on the 4th of May, 2021,” an RCCG statement said, confirming the death.
“His life was well lived as he served the Lord without reserve, giving effortlessly and leading fearlessly.”
The statement added that he was survived by his wife and three children.
“Though shaken, our anchor remains Jesus Christ in whom we have the assurance that we will one day meet in a place where there is no pain,” the statement said.
“It is the wish of the family to be granted privacy at this moment and that prayers be offered on their behalf.”
‘Righteous Man Is Taken Away’
As news of Pastor Dare’s death made the rounds, his brother Leke Adeboye took to his verified Instagram handle to post pictures of the deceased.
“The righteous man perishes [at the hand of evil], and no one takes it to heart,” Leke wrote.
“Faithful and devout men are taken away, while no one understands that the righteous person is taken away [to be spared] from disaster and evil.”
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His posts garnered thousands of comments with many dropping condolence messages.
The sad news sparked huge reactions on Twitter with over 15.6k tweets on Nigerian Twitter trends on Thursday afternoon.
Members of the RCCG and Christians from other denominations have condoled with the Adeboye family praying for the fortitude to bear the loss.
See tweets below…
I’m still believing God For a Miracle that will shake and choke the whole world •••••He knows the best, He can do and Undo 🙌🏽🙌🏽
The God of Pastor Adeboye 🙏🏼🙏🏼😔🙇🏾 pic.twitter.com/rvsB4Provl
— De’Favoured_Hairport (@Defavoured_HP) May 6, 2021
The news of Pastor Adeboye losing his son to death, Pastor Dare Adeboye is so sad
May God not allow out parents bury us at their old age
This is very heart wrenching 💔😭
May God comfort his family… 🕯🙏 pic.twitter.com/de4d9rLizk
— Best Singu Geh (@Karo9ine) May 6, 2021
God Please comfort Pastor Adeboye and his entire family during this hard time 💔💔💔 pic.twitter.com/qRhV5rzFya
— MFM Youth Region 2 (@MFMYC_Reg2) May 6, 2021
This is so heartbreaking to hear💔💔
I pray God gives Pastor Adeboye and RCCG the strength to scale thru this painful loss🥺🥺💔..
Rest in peace Pastor Dare🥺🥺 pic.twitter.com/ebGlvmq3Bn
— Phenomenal Girl🌹 (@PhenomenalGirl7) May 6, 2021
Putting Pastor Adeboye in my prayers 🙏 No one deserves that.
Pastor Dare died at age 42.
May the Lord comfort his entire house hold. pic.twitter.com/M9hlAOj3Hi
— Mayor of Lagos…. (@MayowaOlubunmi) May 6, 2021
Saddest News💔 for the day, week, month & year ever.
But in all, who are we the R.C.C.G MEMBERS🙏 to question God🙏.
Lord knows best💔🙏.
Our Prayers with the Pastor Adeboye Family 💔🙏.
GOD’S NOT DEAD 🙏 pic.twitter.com/NWGZQQXUwr
— MAN LIKE MP4 (@ManlikeMP4) May 6, 2021
I honestly feel for Pastor Adeboye and Mummy GO right now
Their faith in God is being tested right now
Losing a son at 79 is the most heart wrenching experience 💔
Christianity/walk with God is tough
May Dare Adeboye’s soul find rest
May God comfort Daddy and Mummy GO 😭🙏🕯 pic.twitter.com/949s3Sp5ny
— Onyeøma™ (@onyeoma_kelvin) May 6, 2021
May God comfort Pastor Adeboye and his family at this time. No parent should have to bury their child 💔💔
— Jade Osiberu (@jadeosiberu) May 6, 2021
My heart goes out to Daddy GO Pastor Adeboye and his entire family we love you. pic.twitter.com/WqJ0jrVpFn
— OLUWANISHOLA TheSHYGUY😒 (@OLUWANISHOLA53) May 6, 2021