Should I Follow My Pastor Instruction Or The Wife's Advice?

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For quite some time now I do felt something moving inside of me like a living thing. And I'll suddenly feel weak and sometimes feel like to vomit. So I decided to  tell my pastor about it after I try my best with fasting and prayer because I'm not getting any better. Some of my friends advice me to go for X-ray or scanning.

But my pastor stopped the move when I shared the problem with him. He insisted I should just keep praying and trusting in divine intervention and help. I'm feeling like I'm dying inside but I respect my pastor a lot.

And yesterday after serious crisis from this problem, I visited him again to informed him how worse I'm feeling everyday, I met his wife alone at home and she advice me to forget what her husband said and go to the hospital.  I am really confused now.

My mind is telling me to go to the hospital but I don't want to disobey my spiritual father. 

Advice is needed urgently please!. 

Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Arimoro Esther - 2019-09-25 00:44:20

This is about your life and well being, I believe praying for divine intervention doesn't mean you shouldn't go for check up, how would you even know what to pray about if you don't know what is going on in your body?... I suggest you see a doctor and hear what he had to say.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Pastor Elvis Lee - 2019-09-25 04:38:37

You better go to the hospital and treat yourself. If anything should happen to you, he would be the one to conduct the ceremony. You better stop playing with your life and listen to wise counsel from your pastor's wife. Don't you think she knows her husband better than you? For his wife to have said that you should ignore what the pastor said and go for the test... Please go and treat yourself so that another person will not come and withdraw from your nnu wallet balance at the end of the month. 

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Udueni Anthonia - 2019-09-25 07:37:23

You don't want to disobey your pastor fine,  but is God telling you? What personal rebellion do you have, do you put your trust in God or on your pastor, do you have faith in God or in your pastor?  From what I see you are not working with faith in God rather you put your trust in your pastor that is wrong so I advised you try the medical line,  wisdom is profitable to direct. Don't deceive yourself. 

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Bisi Wealth - 2019-09-25 08:09:40

You going to the hospital for xray doesn't mean you've lost your faith in God. Go to the hospital for scanning and at the same time keep on praying and if you have the strength to fast pls do. I pray God give you healing from up high ijn. And make sure you go to the hospital as soon as possible so as to know what else to do,what drug to use and must especially what to pray on

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Utibe Sunday - 2019-09-25 08:35:42

You need to follow the advice of your pastor's wife because the case is getting out of hand. Go to the hospital for check up or a possible x-ray so that the problem can be treated very fast.

About your pastor's advice, continue praying also and believing it would not be a serious problem, but go to the hospital as early as possible to avoid stories that touch.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Taiwo Itunuoluwa - 2019-09-25 09:37:31

You don't have to spiritualise everything ,doing medical tests doesn't mean you are not a Christian but knowing the cause of your problem medically can then help in fighting the source spiritually.I will advise you to fight to do the X ray and then back it up with prayers

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Hakeem Omolaja makinde - 2019-09-25 10:24:25

I don’t really think anyone should have the power to stop anybody from going for medical check up there is different between spiritual and medical, there are somethings that needs medical attentions and we have to back it up with prayers because God have to intervene in everything to make is successful, we all know without God we are nothing.. you can go to the hospital to do the check up and ask your pastor to keep praying concerning the issue may God help us..... and I pray God continue to protect you 

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Aliyu Gana Aliyu - 2019-09-25 10:51:43

I think you should go for the medical check up first, get an X-ray scan so that you can know what the problem is before it is too late. If nothing turns up on the scan then you can start entertaining the possibility that it is only a spiritual problem. Whilst it is true that prayer can solve anything, but heaven help does who help themselves.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Olamide Oluwatosin - 2019-09-25 11:04:59

Going to the hospital for X-ray doesn't mean you don't have faith or something. Plz don't put ur trust in your pastor but trust God in the life of your pastor and pray very well for God's intervention. Then plz do well to know what is actually going on by visiting the hospital, that doesn't mean you don't trust your pastor. God will answer your prayers in Jesus name 

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Ndukwe Ikechukwu - 2019-09-25 11:20:28

We all should understand that not all health issued is spiritual or an attack as they say. You really need to hurry to the hospital for that checkup and continue with your prayers whatever the result of the x-ray is then you can know what next to do. God help us all.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Ayeni Haliyah Jadesola - 2019-09-25 11:28:18

You don't have to spiritualize everything, remember your pastor is human too and he is not God. It's about you being healthy and strong, you going for an X-ray scan doesn't mean you're not following the way of God. I advice you listen to his wife

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Yahaya Solihudeen Ajiboye - 2019-09-25 13:14:11

This is the problem we people cause to ourself,, how can you go to pastor when you know you suppose to go to hospital for x-ray to know the type of disease affecting your  internal system, I'll advice you to go to hospital for treatment.  

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Jejelola Olasimbo - 2019-09-25 17:25:06

I understand your pastor,he feels once they tell you what exactly is wrong then everything will go wrong. But its your life and sometimes things like this are just overrated. Not everything needs spiritual healing,ignorance kills. You should go to the hospital before things get worse.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Luckru Bako - 2019-09-25 18:07:55

My brother going to the hospital does not mean you are not a christian you have to go to the hospital for checkup this is about your life does that mean God that give the idea to human to produce medicine does not know what he is doing go to your doctor and also pray to God for healing 

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Paul Raphael - 2019-09-25 18:09:03

I believe the pastor and his wife wants the best for you, but the problem is that they are dividing the solution into two. My advice to you is to you is to go to the hospital then back it up with prayer. That's the best thing to do.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Wealth Tobi - 2019-09-25 19:33:06

My advice for you is too heed to the wife advice. Because if spiritual is everything then they wont be anything called hospital. Or can the pastor even testify he hasnt been to an hospital before

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Cecilia Tolulope - 2019-09-25 20:02:18

You are already placing your pastor above God or you've turned him to a mini God already but brother it's better you go for scan or xray, coming out from his wife again.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Nwosu Vincent - 2019-09-25 21:18:57

I know having spiritual father is a good one but in this case I think you have to forget anything spiritual father for now and go to tgt hospital, after going to the the hospital and they doctor says your case is not medically enclianed then you can then stick to your pastor.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Onekeneke prince - 2019-09-25 21:51:12

Your pastor mean well for you but there is a need for medical check up, after knowing the problem thereafter you will know what to do but neglecting the part of medical attention and relying only on prayer isn’t bad itself but I strongly believe there is need for medical checkup

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Famakinwa Mercy Hannah - 2019-09-26 04:04:17

It's better you disobey it becauseif you don't go to hospital, you might end on killing yourself anf if there is still life you can still ask for forgiveness of sin and I'm sure yout able GOd will forgive you 

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Maureen Okoh - 2019-09-26 06:52:53

My dear in as much as you respect your pastor, its your own life we are talking about o

Even the Bible says faith without works is dead. Praying does not stop you from going to the hospital. Pls go and find out what's going on with You so can know how to direct your prayers.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Joachim Ojimesike - 2019-09-26 07:34:59

Praying for divine intervention shouldn't stop you from going to the hospital. God can work through the doctors. Your life is at stake here. I don't know why Nigerians generally choose to rely on miracles from God without doing the needful first. We are very religious

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By NDU-ELUWA CHIMELA - 2019-09-26 08:30:11

Brother I suggest that you just go for the x-ray. keep praying but just go for the x-ray so that by the time you get the X-ray results you direct your prayer towards one particular thing and you actually know what you are praying about and against. Sop brother doing X-ray is not a sin and do the X-Ray and know what is wrong with you medically. definitely we believe the report of God more. So whatever the doctors may bring out let them bring it out and then you  pray against it, simple

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By madali dumebi - 2019-09-26 09:02:12

In what I have seen and what u shared I will advice you to take your pastors advice because they are in different ways God use in tasting his people, because they is a saying that says Gods time is the best, so I will advice u not to go to the hospital because they might also add to your problems, and why I said u should work with the pastors word is that it is spiritual and we can't fight the spiritual with the physical, so I will say u should continue praying to God and never give up. 

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Ebiloma Victoria - 2019-09-26 13:02:20

It's your health you talking about oh,God heals yes but he can also use men which are called doctors...go for your x ray and pray God make it a success, there are things we fail to do and regret at last because we claim we are spiritual.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Adedeji Olumide - 2019-09-26 13:20:43

You could go for the checkup and stop keep praying.it is something about your health and I think the first thing you should do was to go for checkup. It's only if they find nothing wrong with your system you can go and meet your spiritual father.Just because prayer solve all problems doesn't mean you shouldn't also take care of yourself medically

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Dairo Idowu - 2019-09-26 18:53:45

My friend, it's a good thing to keep to the word of a man of God especially.when he is a spiritual father. But nevertheless, in as much your faith is not that strong with his own in order to yield result. I will advise to to hospital for check let not ignorance kill you. There is a place for prayer an and also a place of heath wise.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Wasiu Adegboye - 2019-09-26 23:01:12

Na so laugh wan kill person here. You are there listening to your pastor not to go for mesimed check-up on what is about to kill you. And his wife also told you not to listen to him. If you die with this, you will be punished by God punishment. You better go to hospital before it gets worst than you are.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Christian Onwuka - 2019-09-26 23:20:16

Young lady heaven help those who helps themselves .if your pastor is against you visiting the hospital ,I guess he has another agender .please go to the hospital and pray to your God not to your pastor .Who says u can't reach GOD without your pastor.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Agewu Ayuba - 2019-09-26 23:40:37

The wife advice is the one I will follow because pastor is not always with us or me to know the challenge I am past through in life.  So i will follow wife sdvadv.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Macku Issa - 2019-09-27 00:38:54

This is your life we are talking about here, you need to go for medical check up its not about going against your pastor but atleast you need to know what is wrong with you .Life has no duplicate. 

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Ajimati Julius - 2019-09-27 06:32:01

This is your life and no one can dictate for you, I admit you don't want to disobey your spiritual father but you need plan B. Pray and fast as it has been instructed and go for check up. Moreover go to clinic is not a sin

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Banigo Tamunomieokomibi Rowland - 2019-09-27 19:14:08

It is good to obey your spiritual father but that doesn't stop you from going to the hospital to at least get the diagnosis of the illness. You need to know what the problem is do you can channel your prayer towards that direction. Do I'll advice you to take Hus wife's advice, unless the pastor gives you a good reason why you shouldn't go to the hospital and by good reason I don't mean "have faith"

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Mercy Nwaimo - 2019-09-28 15:37:19

If you know how the dead is easily forgotten ehn you will not leav your life to please anyone, he is your spiritual head yes,  you are to respect him yes, you don't want to disobey him good but the pain you are the once feeling it pls my dear go and check what is happening to you before it too late. 

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Omodunmiju Seun - 2019-09-29 15:54:50

See the fact is you’re going to the hospital not to an herbalist place.

go to the hospital for a check up my dear, God is not against that. 

Going to the hospital doesn’t mean you don’t believe in God. So pls go the hospital and check yourself before it’s too late 

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Obaji Odinakachi Mbaba - 2019-09-29 16:03:51

The fault is from you in the first place. My reasons are, if you are fasting because if what your spiritual father said, you have not yet start. Secondly, you don't need to disobey him because of his wife advice. You have to act according to the voice God in you. You pray to God as never before, tell him to speak to you himself. Once you finish praying, follow exactly the directions of the holy spirit. That's all.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Raheem Sodiq - 2019-09-29 16:17:59

First of all ,go for treatment even in the hospital you can also pray as treatment is going on,I think the pastor's wife is right because she knows her husband is not really a serious pastor

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Ayodele Blessing - 2019-09-29 16:35:12

Which spiritual father, is it your pastor that is controlling your life if you die now your pastor will enjoy himself and live his life to the fullest. I don't think you love yourself, even the Bible says faith without work is death, the same Bible also says my people perish for lack of knowledge....it's not good to disobey your pastors but not in a situation like this, go to the hospital and let him keep praying for you

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Light Udoyo - 2019-09-29 17:58:59

Jesus said that it is only a sick person that needs a physician. Physicians are doctors. Doctors are not found in the church but in the hospital. So go to the hospital and get yourself treated on time and safe yourself from pains caused by the object that is moving in your body.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Patrick Juliet - 2019-09-29 18:10:00

God forbid,  if you die tomorrow,  that your God father will be the one to still bury you,  

So it is better to go to the hospital and treat your self well,  if he really cares for you let him back you up with prayers,  my dear if any thing happens tomorrow now he will continue his life,  so be wise

Go to the hospital and treat your self

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Amaikwu Chinelo - 2019-09-29 19:17:31

Many pastors, "men of God" and christians have died from health conditions because they refused medical attention and insisted on divine intervention. You cannot force God on any matter. He sees the end from the beginning and gives us wisdom to direct our ways. So go to the hospital and find out what is wrong, and if your condition defies medical intervention then God can bring about the miraculous. A word is enough for the wise.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Akanni Awawu omolara - 2019-10-01 09:34:06

You need to go to the hospital as fast as you can, stop listening to your spiritual father although it is good to listen to a man of God but since you said you already fasted and nothing changed, you need to go check yourself medically ,the pastor should be able to state his reasons for not allowing you to go to the hospital, if he can't state the reason please go to the hospital as fast as you can for the medical check up, this is about your life. 

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Omoloye David - 2019-10-02 21:28:41

U need to go to the hospital to check on urself bro. Health is wealth. CX u are checking on urself doesn't mean u are disobeying ur pastor. U need to find out what wrong with u.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Paschal Iheanyichukwu - 2019-10-02 22:03:09

My brother heaven helps those who help themselfs and not the other way round ...U need to go to the hospital first cause first thing first ,go to the hospital before the tune changes then if there's no positive change , hmm keep praying ... Not that you should disobeing him, that's your spiritual father but as his wife told to to go for check up then you should cause she knows her husband more than you , I don't if you are getting me , if yes , add prayers to it ...

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Ayelaje Glory - 2019-10-02 23:19:08

Well,you can listen to both advice. Go to the hospital for a check up and at the same time pray and fast to God for divine healing and I also recommend you attend Mfm programmes for God's divine intervention.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Jerry ifeoluwa Adebayo - 2019-10-03 15:18:20

You will have to visit hospital, because God can do everything but what he will left undone is much, go to the hospital and be prayerful, make a step and God will heal you.. do not let any one brainwash you.in the name of spiritual father.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Ajala Blessing - 2019-10-03 18:35:57

You are between life and death and you are insisting that you don't want to go to the hospital. If you die your pastor will not do a thing to bring you back to life. And seriously he's not you that feels the pain. You shouldn't have gone to meet your pastor and tell him about it. You are meant to go to the hospital first and if they couldn't find anything they might direct you to the pastor. Please your life is at stake. Do the needful. Follow your wife's advice. She loves you 

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Lims Jr - 2019-10-03 20:46:18


Bro to be fair enough this is about your life 

please get yourself up and go to the hospital to know what is wrong and find a way out, the way iyou describe this thing make me feel its killing you inside

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Rashidat Okinbaloye - 2019-10-04 21:20:09

It's better to not just depend on the instructions of the pastor,the person living with the pastor which is the wife has even advised you to go to the hospital.

You should get a diagnosis and start treatment while praying too,both work hand in hand because even the Bible says that Heaven help those who help themselves.

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Should I follow my Pastor instruction or the wife's advice? - By Edna Pada - 2019-10-09 19:30:39

This is a matter concerning your life and wellbeing please go to the hospital, at least if you know what is wrong you will know how to direct your prayers.

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