Professional British-Nigerian boxer, Anthony Joshua reveals why he prayed for God instead of praying for himself

Anthony Joshua, Professional British-Nigerian boxer, has revealed why he choose to pray for God, instead of praying for himself.

While most people pray  and make supplications to God for their needs, Anthony Joshua has decided to deviated from the norm by praying FOR God.

The two-time heavyweight champion, took to his Snapchat to revealed that he prayed for God because it’s good to also protect those who protects us, be it small our effort might seem.

According to him, during his night prayers, he prayed for God to be healed and blessed.

He wrote,

“I spoke to my sister on the phone as I was preparing to sleep and she told me “make sure you pray tonight”

So tonight I prayed for God

I normally pray for myself, my family & my friends etc. but tonight I prayed for God and his healing

We got to look out for the ones who we expect 2 always look out for us!

Dear God… I pray for your healing and blessings.


This has caused mixed reactions online as netizens share their thoughts about one praying for God.

@kirachaana wrote, “Honestly if you feel how heavy the father’s heart because of the sin and idolatry of this world you will have no choice but to ask him if he’s also okay.
God has emotions too and he wants our heart, care and love too.”

@sir_tijaja wrote, “They don use blow shift this one head.”

@im_seajay wrote, “This one na carrying ur one cup of water dey pour inside ocean say u dey support am”

@tobitwigy wrote, “I need to smoke what this bro on