About 250 gospel artistes have been lined up to participate at the 9th edition of 78 hours Marathon Praise, a program organised by the Redeemed Christian Church of God, to celebrate the 78th birthday of Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the church.
Speaking with newsmen in Lagos, the RCCG’s National Music Director, Pastor Kunle Ajayi said the 78 hours Marathon Messiah’s Praise themed, Jesus the Lamb of God’ will initiate Nigerians to new ways of praising God.
He revealed the 78 hours Marathon Praise will be starting on the 2nd of March through to the 5th at the Prayer Foyer 3/3 Auditorium Redemption Camp.
According to him, the praise marathon will feature artistes from different countries.
He said, “We are dedicating the 78 hours this year to praise our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ whose life became our light.
”This is a giant step in our quest to bring ‘Marathon Messiah’s Praise’ to the doorstep of every living being on the planet,” Ajayi said.
Speaking further, he said participants he said some people have volunteered to work in different departments during the program, this, he added will ensure the program is hitch-free
”Over 30, 000 live participants are expected to be in attendance with over 30 million viewers expected to watch the event on TV and social media channels.
“This year’s Marathon Messiah’s Praise will be the greatest in its series and we are confident that as we praise the Great Redeemer, He will do something new in Nigeria.
”As we are coming towards the electioneering time, God is going to give Nigerians good and credible leaders.
”There will be a harvest of souls, miracles, signs and wonders, restoration, peace, progress and divine intervention across the globe,” he said.
A new department, SOTERIA, launched at the last edition, will be available for prayer and counselling with a dedicated call line for the general public throughout the 78 hours event.
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