Meet the man of God who wanted to be like Jesus; fasted 40 days/40 nights

Some religious zealots made it a challenge to follow in the footsteps of their Lord and Personal Saviour, Jesus Christ, who fasted for forty days and forty nights, as the Bible claims, and this statement is truly accurate.

In Hosea 4:6, the Bible tells believers, and in Isaiah 5:13, the Bible says, “My people are in captivity because they lack wisdom.”

Meet the ‘men of God’ who wanted to be like Jesus; fasted 40 days/40 night with some dead in the process


Evangelist Chidi Eke, a 46-year-old pastor from Eziala Nguru in the Ngor Okpala council area of Imo State, Nigeria, died to sufferings after fasting for 40 days and nights.

According to the information gathered, the believer, who had left his wife and two children in Lagos and returned to the hamlet, engaged in evangelism efforts in order to spiritually strengthen himself and then went into the forest to seek God’s face and might.

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One of the preacher’s members went to check on him in the jungle where he had arrived and discovered him dead. He is his mother’s sole child.


Another religious imposter was Mr. and Mrs. Omosebi, who live in the United States of America and decided to fast for 40 days and 40 nights with his wife, as well as their young daughter, who died during the process. They were charged and condemned in court.


Another Ebonyi believer, Ikechukwu Oke, a teenager, fasted and prayed for 41 days on a mountain in Abakaliki. The mother, Mrs Elizabeth Oke, spoke about the factors that may have pushed him to go without food and water for so long.

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The mother enquired of his son why he had to fast and pray without informing her, and he said that he chose to fast because of the state of our family. During such fasting, he was supposed to drink water or eat fruits.

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