A part 2 Law student at the University of Ibadan, Miss Tunmise Esther Adeyemi, who recited 176 verses of Psalm 119 at the 94th Seraphim Day Celebration, has landed a scholarship from the world-renowned evangelist and philanthropist, Rev Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi.
This came less than three months after Mother Ajayi changed the life of an orange-selling boy during the “Celebrate the Comforter” crusade in July 2019.
Tunmise, who had represented the Youth Fellowship of The Eternal Sacred Order of The Cherubim & Seraphim in many Bible quiz competitions and won laurels, took the congregation of thousands of Seraphs at the 94th Seraphim Day Celebration on a breath-taking experience by excellently reciting the whole of Psalm 119.
The Psalm is the longest chapter in the Bible with 176 verses.
Immediately after reciting the psalm, the Legal Adviser of the church, Supt Apostle General Wale Taiwo (SAN), gave Tunmise N100, 000 in appreciation of her brilliance.
Also, the Supreme Head of the Church, His Most Eminence, Dr Prophet Solomon Adegboyega Alao, volunteered to mentor her and urged Tunmise to continue to make the C & S proud.
“From today, you are my daughter, I will mentor you,” Alao said.
But Mother Ajayi, who heard about Tunmise’s exploit, initiated her coming for the programme and encouraged the planning committee to include the recitation of Psalm 119 in the programme of event for the day.
The international evangelist and recent recipient of the “Defender of Israel” Award and her husband, Reverend Ademuyiwa Ajayi, followed Tunmise with rapt attention by opening their Bible to ensure Tunmise actually read it as they have heard about her.
“Oh my God! This is fantastic, the whole Psalm 119,” Mother Ajayi said.
As the young Seraph got to Chapter 176 without any mistake, Mother Ajayi jumped up from her seat and embraced Tunmise who was being cheered by the congregation.
Rev mother Ajayi instantly awarded her scholarship and promised to ensure she had the best of education anywhere in the world.
Tunmise had represented the Youth Fellowship of The Eternal Sacred Order of The Cherubim & Seraphim in many Bible quiz competitions and won laurels.
She is also a poet and a chorister at The Eternal Sacred Order of the C&S Irawo Owuro, Isheri Oshun Road, Ikotun Lagos.
Tunmise said, “Mama Ajayi had spoken to me on Monday evening about the scholarship and she is already working it out with my dad. I am most grateful to her. We all look up to her as the face of Seraph and she is the best thing to happen to the Christendom at this period not only to the white garment churches. God will continue to bless her. I am also happy to be named Esther.”
She also thanked her mother, Mother-in-Israel Grace Adeyemi, for asking her to study Psalm 119 and recite it during the Juvenile anniversary of her local church in 2015.
She said, “The whole story started from my mother when she asked me few days to celebrate our children anniversary by reciting Psalm 119. I said it was not possible but she pleaded with me to give it a trial and I was surprised to make it then. I was only 14 years old and in SSS 2 then. But she kept on encouraging me to constantly read it. She is a mother in a million and a huge pillar of support.”
She urged her fellow youths to see themselves as agents of change that would make the C&S better and use their talents for what would uplift the Christendom and C & S in particular.
“I am always proud to be a Seraph,” She concluded.
Tunmise is the daughter of the Chief PRO of the C & S Unification Church of Nigeria, Snr. Supt. Apostle Muyiwa Adeyemi.
He thanked Mother Ajayi for her burning desire to uplift the church and assist many young talented Christians to achieve their dreams.
“I am aware that she recently gave scholarships to about 10 young Seraphs and also sponsoring computer literacy in Israel. She is, indeed, the Esther of our time. God will continue to bless her and her family.”
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