Billionaire Chris Kirubi says sickness made him appreciate God's power

Billionaire Chris Kirubi says sickness made him appreciate God's power

- Chris Kirubi confessed it took him months of lying on a sickbed to believe God is the most powerful

- The billionaire said that God answered his prayers during his time of need

- Kirubi appreciated prayers from friends which he said kept him going

- The tycoon is now even closer to God and believes he would not be where he is without his maker's grace

Our Manifesto: This is what believes in

Kenyan billionaire, Chris Kirubi, has disclosed how his long battle with cancer has brought him closer to God.

Kirubi, who has been in and out of hospital for sometime, said he sought God during his most difficult time and true to his belief, his prayers were answered.

READ ALSO: Woman who joined high school at 43 earns electrical engineering diploma at 64

READ ALSO: Couple hold wedding with only 10 people in attendance

Speaking to the Daily Nation, the philanthropist confided how prayers from friends helped him in his time of need and that he had picked many lessons from the journey.

According to Kirubi, his belief in God was because he had always believed he could not make any progress without the almighty's intervention.

However, being confided on a sickbed for long revealed to him that beyond friends' help and concern, there was an all powerful God who he even moved closer to.

READ ALSO: Beautiful intern doctor gets murdered by her boyfriend; mother can't keep calm

"I'm closer to God now because I have believed that without God's will I would not be who I am today. It took me many months lying in bed while sick to believe that God is the most powerful," he said.

READ ALSO: Meet Loretta the young and fresh immigration officer melting hearts online

During the interview, Kirubi said it was a shame that human beings usually run to God in their time of need instead of having a stable and continuous relationship.

The 79-year-old is the founder and owner of many companies in the country among them Centum. Despite old age, not being married and sickly, Kirubi said he was building a dream home for himself.

A number of stories of great men who have been humbled by life's situations have been shared.

Just recently, reported how Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry was a famous Black actor who appeared in scores of films in the 1920s and 1930s but suddenly vanished from the scenes and never came up again.

Enjoy reading our stories? Download YEN's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major Ghana news!

Ghanaian Traders Share Thoughts on Sales During Christmas | #Yencomgh

Subscribe to watch new videos

Get interactive via our Facebook page.


Online view pixel