I have recently been contacted by a Pastor in Nigeria who is wanting us to come and preach a crusade there. But you cannot just fly into Nigeria; you have to be invited. The local Pastor has to send an official letter of invitation, that letter must state what I would be visiting for, how long I would stay ect.
Just as the Local Pastor must invite me into his nation, so that I can bring ministry and the Word into that nation, I believe the supernatural dynamics of God’s law requires us to invite Him into our world.
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