Pastor Adeboye Reveals 4 Equations Of Marriage (NO. 3 Will Make You Laugh)
Marriage is not as easy as many think. It requires a lot of hard work and commitment to make it work.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed
Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch
Adejare Adeboye, has established a link
between mathematics and marriage.
Adeboye, a mathematician turned pastor,
gave couples a few tips to spice up their
At the first annual lecture of the Pastor E.A.
Adeboye Professorial Chair for mathematics,
held on Thursday evening at the Main
Auditorium of the University of Lagos
(UNILAG), the cleric, who has been married
for 47-years, told the audience about four
simultaneous linear equations for successful
According to the man of God, his
understanding of the mathematics of
marriage is what has kept his marriage
Not only did Adeboye give equations, he
supported each equation with relevant biblical
â€œI told my children that why I have remained
married for 47 years is because I understand
the mathematics of marriage. Mathematics is
a science of living,â€ he said.
Equation 1: This states that love is blind. It
was supported with a biblical passage from
Proverbs 10:12, which states that love covers
a multitude of sins.
-Equation 2: This states that â€œmarriage is a
miracle worker with special anointing for
curing blindness.â€ This can be found in
Genesis 29:16-25 which gives the account of
how Jacob was so in love that he did not
know it was Leah that was given to him in
marriage, rather than Rachel, until the next
When simultaneously calculated, he said the
result shows that during courtship, love does
not make shortcomings obvious until after
marriage, when all doubts about character
-Equation 3: This one states that â€œangels
donâ€™t eat jollof rice.â€ Adeboye made reference
to Judges 6:11-21 where the sacrifice Gideon
offered to the angel was consumed by fire.
He explained that women eat jollof rice so
they are not angels and are not perfect, just
-Equation 4: states that angels donâ€™t marry.
This was supported by Matthew 22:30.
He therefore advised couples to have
reasonable expectations of their spouses and
not expect them to be like angels.
Enoch Adeboye obtained a Bachelors degree
in Mathematics from the University of Nigeria,
Nsukka, Nigeria in 1967, a Masters degree in
Hydrodynamics and a Doctorate degree in
Applied Mathematics, both from the
University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria in 1969
and 1975 respectively. He worked as a
lecturer in mathematics at the universities of
Lagos and Ilorin.
He gave up his lecturing job for the work of
God, after he was appointed General
Overseer of the RCCG in 1981.
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