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Post  Admin on Tue 14 Sep 2010, 10:47 am

Are Men of God fortune tellers?
Luke 22:64 - And when they had blindfolded him, they struck him on the
face, and asked him, saying, Prophesy, who is it that smote thee?
In the days before Jesus word 'Nabi' which is translated as 'Prophet'
actually means 'Man of God'. It does not necessarily mean that person
was a Prophet. There are many Nabis in the Bible who never
prophesized. Take the case of Abraham there is no scripture in which
Abraham prophesized. The same is the case with David and Daniel.
David has Seers with him, who were the persons who gave him the
insight and he made his psalms based on that input. Daniel too was
meditating on writings and God was revealing the understanding in
visions to Daniel.
The real calling of the Nabis were not revealed until the coming of
Jesus Christ. All Men of God are part of the Body of Christ and it is
only when Christ was revealed that we start to know what part of the
Body a Nabi is. This is the reason it is only after Jesus' coming that
we reads words like Prophet, Apostle, Evangelist, Teacher etc.
Now coming to prophesy, the word means to predict, to tell the future,
forecast etc. In the Bible prophesy does not mean this. In the Bible
prophesy means the instructions for the salvation of man. Although it
was given gradually over hundreds of years yet since it was in the
beginning of creation therefore it is futuristic. It includes all that
is necessary for man from the start to the end of creation. It was
completed in Jesus Christ. Even John of Revelation did no prophesy.
You will find all that is in the book of Revelation having roots in
the books before Jesus and the Gospel.
We are not supposed to add to or subtract from the Word of God, so
when we are told to prophesy by the Word of God what do we prophesy?
In simple example let me explain.
If I prophesy 'brother you have received your healing'. I am not
adding to the Word of God but I and add the Word to your life. The
Word says you are already healed and since you have not received it I
become an instrument in getting the Word unto you. The catch comes
knowing the right time to speak according to the heart of the person.
When we prophesy we are just applying the Word into our lives at the
right time. There are times when the Lord reveals personal details
like a person will take a trip to xyz place in the near future. These
are personal disclosures which the Lord reveals for edifying a person,
but if any such personal prophesy contradicts the Word we should
reject it since it is not from God. It is either that persons thinking
or an evil spirit trying to mislead you and destroy you through that
person.
Prophesying is required till a stage until man understands the Word.
But once man gets complete understanding of the Word then no one will
prophesy. It is written of those times when man will have proper
understanding of the Word and if a person prophesies during those
times his own family members will smite him.
People having no understanding of what prophesy is, treat Men of God
are like fortune tellers, like a patriot that takes a card which will
reveal their future.
People of faith walk into their prophecy and faithless people want
prophecies to come to them.
[Prayer Starter]
Lord God, we thank You for giving us the complete Word required for
our salvation. This Word was completed in the coming of Jesus Christ
and will be fulfilled in Him. He was the Word becoming flesh. Today
His Spirit dwells among us revealing the Word unto us. Lord, as we
prophesy the Word into our lives help us understand and grow in it...
This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.
[Reference Scriptures]
Joel 2:28
28 And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my
Spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall
prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see
visions:
Zechariah 13:3-5
3 And it shall come to pass that, when any shall yet prophesy, then
his father and his mother that begat him shall say unto him, Thou
shalt not live; for thou speakest lies in the name of Jehovah; and his
father and his mother that begat him shall thrust him through when he
prophesieth.
4 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the prophets shall be
ashamed every one of his vision, when he prophesieth; neither shall
they wear a hairy mantle to deceive:
5 but he shall say, I am no prophet, I am a tiller of the ground; for
I have been made a bondman from my youth.
1 Corinthians 13:8-10
8 Love never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall be
done away; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there
be knowledge, it shall be done away.
9 For we know in part, and we prophesy in part;
10 but when that which is perfect is come, that which is in part
shall be done away.
1 Corinthians 14:5
5 Now I would have you all speak with tongues, but rather that ye
should prophesy: and greater is he that prophesieth than he that
speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may
receive edifying.
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Post  Admin on Mon 13 Sep 2010, 9:42 am

Putting bonds on those whom the Lord has set free
Jeremiah 34:16 - But ye turned and polluted my name, and caused every
man his servant, and every man his handmaid, whom ye had set at
liberty at their pleasure, to return, and brought them into
subjection, to be unto you for servants and for handmaids.
In one of my session on the topic why the Church became Babylon the
Great or the Whore that sits many waters or the Roman Catholic Church,
the Lord had given 3 main reason and these are the same reasons why
Israel was driven unto Babylon during the times of Jeremiah. Jeremiah
warned them again and again but they did not listen to him.
One of those 3 main reasons is the one which is given to us today in
our message which is putting bonds on those whom the Lord has set
free.
You may ask how did this happen? The Church was not into slavery, to
some extend it was in the start it was but due to the Church slavery
was removed in many countries.
Here we are not talking of physical slavery but of spiritual slavery.
When we come to Jesus Christ and by believing in Him and His sacrifice
we are set free from our bondages. What this church did was to put
these free people into bonds of traditions, idol worship, worldly
understanding, human (including woman) as kings etc...
To be baptized in Christ we reject this world and worldly
understanding. What we see on the crucifix is a rejected man punished
and hung, but by faith we see a person who paid a price for us and
became victorious. We reject worldly understanding and standing on
faith alone are baptized in Jesus Christ.
This church brought back this worldly understanding and killed faith
in people by the various traditions and believes it induced in the
system. If any person from the church refused / refuses to follow its
traditions / believes it uses strong arm tactics to bring this person
back into its bonds else tries to make an example of that person so
that the others within its folds will fear to try the same. This is
the same pressure tactics which the Israelites used during the time of
Jeremiah to bring back the free slaves to be their slaves once again.
Statutes which later became traditions were made by the Lord to help
build faith for they were things which the Lord asked to do for those
who had no understanding - the children of Israel. For example a basin
was kept at the entrance of the Tabernacle for people to wash their
hands and feet before they entered the Holy place.
Firstly understand God is everywhere and not inside four walls of a
church or a hall. What is different is when a congregation meets in
the Name of the Lord His glory is manifested and we come into the
presence of His glory. Heaven is called the seat of God not because He
is there. God is even in Hell for not place is there where God is not
there, He is omnipresent. No darkness is dark enough to keep God away.
Heaven is called the seat of God for His glory is manifested greatly
there and therefore His presence is felt there more.
The basin was kept outside as a symbol to tell people to wash their
souls from their sins, their evil doings [hands] and evil ways of life
[feet] before coming in the presence of the Lord.
The Catholic Church set a bond on its people by putting a basin at the
entrance of its prayer hall (church) and called it holy water. In
scriptures the word holy is used mainly not to objects but to beings.
There were some objects in the Holy place called holy but they were
symbolic to what / Who they represented. When people were in the Lord
there was power in these objects, but when the Lord was not among his
people these objects were among the unbelievers and had not powers.
The unbelievers abused these objects and nothing happened to them i.e.
the wives of the King of Babylon drank strong wine in the holy
vessels.
One can see the result of the bonds put on the people by their
believing in things like holy water and holy oil. This is what is
called spiritual slavery towards evil; getting Satan back into the
lives of the people of God via the back door.
This issue is not limited wholly to the Catholic Church but even the
believer Churches, since they have come out from this Church and are
still holding on to some believes of this Church unknowingly doing the
same to some extent.
[Prayer Starter]
Lord God, we pray that this institute which is the front of the works
of the beast be exposed. That the eyes of your sheep which are there
in its folds open and they see its nakedness. By your grace and by
your Spirit bring them out and back into You. You are Holy and your
Name is Holy, your people who stand by your Name are holy. Let not
this institute pollute the holiness of your Name...
This prayer we make in your mighty Name, Amen.
[Reference Scripture]
2 Thessalonians2: 13-15
13 But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren
beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to
salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the
truth:
14 Whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining of the
glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
15 Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye
have been taught, whether by word [message/account] , or our epistle
[letter/teaching] .
Leviticus 10:9-11
9 Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee,
when ye go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest ye die: it
shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations:
10 And that ye may put difference between holy and unholy, and
between unclean and clean;
11 And that ye may teach the children of Israel all the statutes
which the LORD hath spoken unto them by the hand of Moses.
Exodus 30: 18-21
18 Thou shalt also make a laver of brass, and his foot also of brass,
to wash withal: and thou shalt put it between the tabernacle of the
congregation and the altar, and thou shalt put water therein.
19 For Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet thereat:
20 When they go into the tabernacle of the congregation, they shall
wash with water, that they die not; or when they come near to the
altar to minister, to burn offering made by fire unto the LORD:
21 So they shall wash their hands and their feet, that they die not:
and it shall be a statute for ever to them, even to him and to his
seed throughout their generations.
John 13:5-10,14-15
5 After that he poureth water into a bason, and began to wash the
disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was
girded.
6 Then cometh he to Simon Peter: and Peter saith unto him, Lord, dost
thou wash my feet?
7 Jesus answered and said unto him, What I do thou knowest not now;
but thou shalt know hereafter.
8 Peter saith unto him, Thou shalt never wash my feet. Jesus answered
him, If I wash thee not, thou hast no part with me.
9 Simon Peter saith unto him, Lord, not my feet only, but also my
hands and my head.
10 Jesus saith to him, He that is washed needeth not save to wash his
feet, but is clean every whit: and ye are clean, but not all.
14 If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also
ought to wash one another's feet.
15 For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.
Matthew 18:35
35 So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from
your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.
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Post  Admin on Fri 10 Sep 2010, 1:25 pm

Woe unto you who are well fed! for you shall go hungry

Luke 6:25 - Woe unto you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto
you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.

The easiest way to discourage a person from being a Christian is to
give them the beatitudes.

The meaning of the word beatitude is 'Supreme blessedness or
happiness'. That means the ultimate goal of being a Christian.

Yesterday a brother SMSed me a very nice message - a Christian is not
a person who follows Christianity but the one who follows Christ.

To follow the beatitudes it will seem impossible. Imagine as a
Christian if we fill our stomachs we will lose in Heaven! Or also if
we try to live all our desires to enjoy life we will lose plenty in
Heaven!

One will think is it that God wants us to suffer and always be sad?
Does that please Him?

To understand this we need to understand how best grapes are grown. It
is for this reason that in many scriptures the Lord uses grape vine as
an example.

Good grapes are grown in places where the climate is a little extreme.
If one put more water to the grape vine, the grapes will grow plump
but tasteless; very, very less water and then grapes do not grow. To
get the best grapes one needs to put a little less water than what is
usually required by any other plant.

Also a grape vine does not stand by itself it needs to be supports and
to grow fast it needs to be regularly stretched in all directions.
Growing grapes required constant monitoring unlike other fruit trees.

A true Christian eats to live and not lives to eat. He keeps things
which are necessary and not things to make life easy. His joy is not
in worldly things for they make him sad. His joy is in things of the
Kingdom of God which are eternal. He is a morning person existing due
to the joy of the Lord in him; he is not of this world living in this
world.


[Prayer Starter]
Lord God, You made us of spirit and put us in this flesh, but due to
sin we are entrapped in this flesh. Due to sin we have lost your image
in us and our sonship in You. To receive back our inheritance and to
be free from this flesh we need to overcome this flesh. Lord, You knew
that this task is impossible for man so You came as man to show us the
way and gave us your Spirit to help us on this way. Holy Spirit it is
by You alone that we can be like Jesus. Help us and take charge of us
so that we do not loose in our inheritance in Heaven...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.


[Reference Scriptures]
John 15:1-8
1 I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every
branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more
fruit.
3 Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.
4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of
itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide
in me.
5 I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in
him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do
nothing.
6 If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is
withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they
are burned.
7 If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye
will, and it shall be done unto you.
8 Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye
be my disciples.

Ecclesiastes 7:2-4
2 It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the
house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will
lay it to his heart.
3 Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the
countenance the heart is made better.
4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of
fools is in the house of mirth.

Genesis 17:9-14
9 And God said unto Abraham, Thou shalt keep my covenant therefore,
thou, and thy seed after thee in their generations.
10 This is my covenant, which ye shall keep, between me and you and
thy seed after thee; Every man child among you shall be circumcised.
11 And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall
be a token of the covenant betwixt me and you.
12 And he that is eight days old shall be circumcised among you,
every man child in your generations, he that is born in the house, or
bought with money of any stranger, which is not of thy seed.
13 He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy
money, must needs be circumcised: and my covenant shall be in your
flesh for an everlasting covenant.
14 And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not
circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath
broken my covenant.

Deuteronomy 10:16
16 Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and be no more
stiffnecked.

Deuteronomy 30:5-8
5 And the LORD thy God will bring thee into the land which thy
fathers possessed, and thou shalt possess it; and he will do thee
good, and multiply thee above thy fathers.
6 And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of
thy seed, to love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all
thy soul, that thou mayest live.
7 And the LORD thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies,
and on them that hate thee, which persecuted thee.
8 And thou shalt return and obey the voice of the LORD, and do all
his commandments which I command thee this day.


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Post  Admin on Thu 09 Sep 2010, 3:33 pm

O Israel, go serve everyone his idol

Ezekeil 20: 39 - As for you, O house of Israel, thus saith the Lord
GOD; Go ye, serve ye every one his idols, and hereafter also, if ye
will not hearken unto me: but pollute ye my holy name no more with
your gifts, and with your idols.

In the Bible if we put the activities of the Bible according to dates
we will see phases of dullness and then phases of hyperactivities.
Times when great miracles, wonders etc. take place and times when for
years nothing great happened. Is it, that God was asleep during those
dull periods?

We will understand this by today's message.

Yesterday I asked you to pray because when the Lord has nothing to
tell us, is a time of worry and fear. It is during that time we need
to get down on our knees and pray hard. Even those times we get
rebukes and corrections are time of joy for we know the Lord's
countenance is still facing us. But the times when He does not talk
are times when in His anger He chooses to keep silent and allow us to
do whatever rubbish we are doing till our sins reach Heaven and He
take account of it.

For example in the last days before the worst disasters come on
mankind during the time of the Anti-Christ, it is written the moon
will darken, which symbolizes that the Men of God will be cease to
exist. It is written in other places that the Lord will take away His
Spirit from man (keeping His covenant to Noah) and in other places it
says love will cease among mankind. So bad will be those days that I
think a thousand times before writing the details and refrain.

In today's message the Lord is not only speaking to those Christians
who are doing idol worship by making statues to venerate people who
are dead or even of the man Jesus; He is also speaking to those
Christians who have made prosperity, name for themselves, career,
relationships, desires etc. above the Lord.

He is telling each one of us to continue to worship their idols and He
will choose to ignore us until our rebelling reaches a point wherein
He will only take account of it.

I had warned in my previous mail in the start of the year that it is
written in the Bible about our times that there will be a flood of
death so much so that one fourth of mankind will be taken away. And we
have seen till now the great amount of deaths and this is just a start
of things to come before the next phase of change (horse) flows in.
Even during this time the Lord is assured protection to those
believers who choose to walk in His ways.

Let us take this as a serious warning and cast away whatever idols we
have in our lives. All what rubbish our ancestors have handed over
unto us let us crush them under our feet, burn them and throw the
ashes on their graves (dead flesh). Let us remember the good things
and the faith building testimonies that they have passes unto us and
blessing them (their living spirit) walk in the ways of the Lord so
that we too live and bless others.


[Prayer Starter]
Lord, we ask You to forgive us for the idols we have in our lives. We
may not have idols made of earth, stones etc. but idols like lust,
greed, pride etc. whom we have made gods. The idols whom we have
seated on our thrones we cast them down with help of your Spirit to be
trampled under our feet, for by faith are overcomers and victorious
people like our Brother Jesus...

We make this prayer in Jesus' Name, Amen.


[Reference Scriptures]
Genesis 18:20-21
20 And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great,
and because their sin is very grievous;
21 I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether
according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will
know.

Exodus 1:23-24
23 And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt
died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and
they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the bondage.
24 And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with
Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.

Matthew 23:27-33
27 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like
unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are
within full of dead men’s bones, and of all uncleanness.
28 Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye
are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.
29 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build
the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the
righteous,
30 And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not
have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.
31 Wherefore ye be witnesses unto yourselves, that ye are the
children of them which killed the prophets.
32 Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers.
33 Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the
damnation of hell?

Revelation 6:8
8 And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him
was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them
over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with
hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.

Revelation 2:18-29
18 And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira write; These things
saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and
his feet are like fine brass;
19 I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy
patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first.
20 Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou
sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to
teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat
things sacrificed unto idols.
21 And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she repented not.
22 Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery
with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds.
23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches
shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I
will give unto every one of you according to your works.
24 But unto you I say, and unto the rest in Thyatira, as many as have
not this doctrine, and which have not known the depths of Satan, as
they speak; I will put upon you none other burden.
25 But that which ye have already hold fast till I come.
26 And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him
will I give power over the nations:
27 And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a
potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of my
Father.
28 And I will give him the morning star.
29 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.


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Post  Admin on Mon 06 Sep 2010, 12:44 pm

Upright

Today I received just one word 'upright' as a message for the day.
Yesterday at my session I was talking on Babylon as a tree which
lifted itself from earth to Heaven, I asked them at the session a very
simple question 'where is Heaven?' Everybody soon start to look at
each other for each knew what they knew was not exactly right.
To prove man's wisdom foolish God rightly made the earth round and man
a spec in His creation.
Similarly the direction up is a relative term and up for the person in
USA is down for the person in Australia. Time, space, volume, matter
is all relative and in reality just nothing. This world and things of
the world is just vanity if one does go deep into understanding it.
But God did not make vanity, when He created this world as He made
things it is written He made it either according to 'His kind' or
'their kind'. Now what 'His' and 'their' kind means is the secret of
understanding Heaven and the Kingdom of Heaven.
If we understand creation we will understand the things of Heaven,
because all things are created for a purpose and have an image in
them.
Being upright cannot be accord to any man on earth because indirectly
he/she/it has to point either to 'His kind' or 'their kind'. Since man
did not know God no man was found to be upright, even though Job who
is introduced to be upright had to go through a great ordeal due to
this factor. He learnt at the end his uprightness was nothing compared
to God's level. According to man we may be a great example like Job
was in the start but when we compare to God's Kingdom we do not stand
any status.
For man to be truly upright God the Son came as man and became an
example. Now for us who do not even know the direction to Heaven can
use Jesus Christ as a reference. He is the Way, Truth and Life and by
Him we can now know not only where Heaven is but also live perfect
life on earth and experience Heaven here itself.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord God, none were found worthy therefore You came as man to show is
the way to live life to its fullness. Lord we thank You for Jesus
Christ the Vine unto Whom we need to be grafted to so as to know and
dwell in the Kingdom of Heaven. Lord Jesus, by You and You alone can
we reach Home and live life here as our Father desires. We look up to
You, show Yourself unto us more and more and by your Spirit help us to
be like You...
This prayer we make in your Mighty Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Daniel 4:10-11
10 Thus were the visions of mine head in my bed; I saw, and behold a
tree in the midst of the earth, and the height thereof was great.
11 The tree grew, and was strong, and the height thereof reached unto
heaven, and the sight thereof to the end of all the earth:
Genesis 1:21
21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that
moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind,
and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Job 1:1
1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man
was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil.
Micah 7:2
2 The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is none
upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man
his brother with a net.
1 Samuel 2:1
1 And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoiceth in the LORD, mine
horn is exalted in the LORD: my mouth is enlarged over mine enemies;
because I rejoice in thy salvation.
2 There is none holy as the LORD: for there is none beside thee:
neither is there any rock like our God.

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The Righteous and problems do not get along

Psalms 37:30,31 - The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom [wisely],
and his tongue talketh of judgment. The law of his God is in his
heart; none of his steps shall slide.
It is very difficult to get into people's head that the righteous will
never face problems in life.
No doubt the Bible does say problems will be there in the life of a
believer living in this world but we need to differentiate between
problems existing around us and problems affecting us.
One thing we need to understand when we use the word 'righteous' it
does not mean we are righteous. By faith we are called righteous but
in reality we will receive righteousness only when we are justified in
Christ on the Day of Judgment. Righteousness is a free Fruit given
only to those in Christ who believe in Him and keep the Words of His
Father (The Holy Spirit). A person is called righteous when he or she
pursues righteousness, meaning walks in the ways of the Lord with fear
of the Lord.
When a righteous speaks it is not only the content but also the
presentation (delivery and timing) which is perfect. A righteous will
never compromise on the truth and will always be in right judgment.

[Prayer starter]
Lord Jesus, it is only because of You that we are called righteous
otherwise all our righteousness is like rags. It is only because of
You that we have the Law within us and the Writer of the Law to help
us. O Holy Spirit, Lord, You are the One Who helps us walk the path of
righteousness and be called righteous. Help us Lord to be an example
to this world and show how we are over all problems and how the
problems are below our feet...
We make this prayer in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Psalms 34:19
19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth
him out of them all.
Proverbs 10:21
21 The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.
Romans 5:19
19 For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the
obedience of one shall many be made righteous.
Psalms 22:29-31
29 All they that be fat upon earth shall eat and worship: all they
that go down to the dust shall bow before him: and none can keep alive
his own soul.
30 A seed shall serve him; it shall be accounted to the Lord for a generation.
31 They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness unto a people
that shall be born, that he hath done this.
Psalms 85:11
11 Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look
down from heaven.
Proverbs 16:7-13
7 When a man’s ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be
at peace with him.
8 Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.
9 A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.
10 A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth
transgresseth not in judgment.
11 A just weight and balance are the LORD’S: all the weights of the
bag are his work.
12 It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne
is established by righteousness.
13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that
speaketh right.

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Accounting of the leaders

Jeremiah 34:19, 20 - The princes of Judah, and the princes of
Jerusalem, the eunuchs, and the priests, and all the people of the
land, which passed between the parts of the calf; I will even give
them into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of them that
seek their life: and their dead bodies shall be for meat unto the
fowls of the heaven, and to the beasts of the earth.

In the worldly system we have yearly or half yearly book keeping
wherein the financial books are needed to be updated and submitted to
the authorities. Sometimes these books undergo scrutiny and even small
matters are highlighted.

In the spirit world too we see in the history of the Bible there were
times when people went through scrutiny and paid heavy prices for the
wrong they did.

Let me give an example the Lord exercised judgment on the people of
Sodom and Gomorra in a disastrous way for the evil that they did.
Archeologists have found volcanic rocks and tar (salts) on the site
which is adjacent to the Dead Sea. Ironically it is this very salts /
volcanic tar of Sodom and Gomorra which makes the Dead Sea water dense
and people swimming in it claim skin healings (example of testimonies
changing lives on the surface, but Word does from inside; therefore
testimonies and Word both need to go together).

But when you read the words which Jesus spoke it will cause a person
to think. Jesus rebuked the people of the towns near Galilee that if
He had done miracles like He did among the people of Sodom and
Gomorra, they would have repented of their evil and changed. Judgment
did get executed on the people of these towns which Jesus rebuked
after about 30years when the Romans Emperor Nero looted and brutally
executed every Jew that existed in these towns hanging them alive on
poles outside the city so much so that there was no wood found in the
city.

God does not act without reasons. We are witness to an era of scrutiny
of spirit world and we see many Christian leaders falling due to this
scrutiny. God's timing does not depend on worldly time but on the
state of the hearts of his people.

In today's message the Lord tells us why He is doing this and the
reason given is 'passing between the parts of the calf'.

We see in scriptures people passed between parts of a blood sacrifice
as a solemn oath. In today's world people of God do not perform any
blood sacrifice yet the Lord speaks of them 'passing through parts of
a calf'.

Understand that all the sacrifices of the Tabernacle were shadows of
the ultimate sacrifice of Jesus Christ, similarly the abominations
done during those days was just manifestation of the wickedness of
man's heart.

A cow as an animal symbolizes fertility and therefore worshiped in
many religions. A calf (little one of a cow) symbolized worldly
prosperity (bodily, financially etc.) and thus were made statues of
and worshiped. Walking between parts of a calf means people who have
made prosperity their god.

How is this relevant to Church leaders?

We see today's Church leaders are so taken up with expansion of the
Church and being blessed, so much that they have put God aside and
this agenda on their thrones. It is like a wife so taken up on
satisfying the needs of her husband that she has no time for her
husband and thus throws him out of her live. You may find it funny but
that is the really of many Churches and Church leaders today.

God does not give importance to quantity but emphasizes on quality. No
doubt the Gospel has to be preached to the whole world but where is
the making of disciples happening?

A person becoming a Christian does not become a disciple, but a person
living as a Christian does.

In today's date if we even land up producing a hand full of true
Christians the whole world will know God and repent from their evil
ways. It is an irony that even though we have many anointed men and
women of God yet all of us fail to shine as true Christians. It is
only when we as a body concentrate not only on preaching to the world
but also build each other in the Lord, that we would soon have real
Christians having authority in God living among us.

Let us people called in the Lord become one body and put the glory of
God seated on our thrones and work towards it being manifested in us.


[Prayer Starter]
Lord Jesus, the Gospels recorded are proof that everything that You
did was for the glory of the Father. The Spirit of God was glorified
in You and You are called Christ. We have also received the Holy
Spirit in us but people do not see Christ in us because we are not
concentrated on glorifying the Father. Many among us put ourselves or
our needs before the Father. Holy Spirit, we pray You open the hearts
and minds of our leaders that they set things in its right order in
the Church which is build on You...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.


[Reference Scriptures]
Genesis 19:24-26
24 Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and
fire from the LORD out of heaven;
25 And he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the
inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground.
26 But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.

Matthew 10:14-15
14 And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye
depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet.
15 Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for the land of
Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city.

Matthew 11:21-24
21 Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the
mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon,
they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.
22 But I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon
at the day of judgment, than for you.
23 And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be
brought down to hell: for if the mighty works, which have been done in
thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.
24 But I say unto you, That it shall be more tolerable for the land
of Sodom in the day of judgment, than for thee.

Genesis 15:8-21
8 And he said, Lord GOD, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?
9 And he said unto him, Take me an heifer of three years old, and a
she goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a
turtledove, and a young pigeon.
10 And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst, and
laid each piece one against another: but the birds divided he not.
11 And when the fowls came down upon the carcases, Abram drove them away.
12 And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram;
and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.
13 And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a
stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they
shall afflict them four hundred years;
14 And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and
afterward shall they come out with great substance.
15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in
a good old age.
16 But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: for the
iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.
17 And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was
dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between
those pieces.
18 In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto
thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the
great river, the river Euphrates:
19 The Kenites, and the Kenizzites, and the Kadmonites,
20 And the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and the Rephaims,
21 And the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Girgashites, and the
Jebusites.



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Wounded, wicked prince of Israel, whose evil days shall end

Ezekiel 21:25 - And thou, profane wicked prince of Israel, whose day
is come, when iniquity shall have an end,

In Paul's letter to the Hebrew Paul writes that the Levites came from
the loins of Abraham. We as believers of Jesus Christ become sons of
Abraham. We also as believers are called to be Priest and as a Church
are called to be set apart from this world, thus we represent the
Levites, who we set apart for the works of the Tabernacle.

When God saw Abram He saw us in Abram and changed his name to Abraham.
We did not exist in body but yet the Lord could see us in Abraham.

When Jesus said we need to be born again to enter Heaven it did not
mean physically born but meant where our spirit and soul gets attached
too. Are we attached to this world or to Jesus Christ through Whom the
Kingdom of God comes?

Also with Satan, when evil came in him and when the other angels
connected to him and were thrown out of Heaven, they are referred to
also as Satan even though Satan is bound in Hell. That is the reason
the word is plural in most places in the Bible.

Coming to today's message which is regarding the 'wounded wicked
prince of Israel'. We know the name Israel is given to people of God
yet we see the word 'wicked' attached to it. It is similar to the word
'fallen' being attached to some (1/3) angels who fell with Satan.

When Jesus spoke of the antichrist no doubt it refers to that one
person who will be man incarnated with evil, who will come during the
end days when the Satan will be set free; it also refers to all the
other souls that are attached to this soul. This is the reason John
even commented that the spirit of antichrist was already present
during his time.

The Lord uses to term 'prince of Israel' to the antichrist here
because the profile the antichrist carries as representative (ruler)
of the children of God. People do not realize that there are a whole
series of antichrist since ages of whom the chapter of Ezekiel writes
as one who stands at the crossroad between sons of Ammon (means
tribal) and of fortified Jerusalem (Zion), which means one that stands
between worldly road and Heavenly road. We also learned before that a
person standing at crossroads is rebuked by God for he becomes the
cause of others to fall.

The word Rabbah means 'great' so this individual(s) is one who thinks
or calls himself great among the people of God. In the book of Daniel
the ruler of the little horn that is among the 10 horns is also put as
a man who has great eyes and mouth which blasphemes God.

We know from history the Roman Empire split into 10 of these the
Vatican was the smallest kingdom and the head of the Vatican is the
Pope who is also addressed as Emperor of Romans (and other nations).
It was due to the Vatican 3 of the 10 kingdoms ceased to exist. We
know from ages the Popes have times again and again blasphemed God by
giving titles due to the Lord unto themselves. They have enlarged
themselves as having authority not only on earth but also over hell
and Heaven.

When I used to be a Catholic and use to read about people calling the
Pope an antichrist and that the last Pope is going to be the
antichrist; I use to think these people were mad and they themselves
were one. It was only later, as the Word was unfolded by the Lord unto
me that I realized how true it was.

In the kingdom of God a person who kills the body is a lesser criminal
than the one who kills the soul. These people, who wear white robes,
(as Jesus called them dead tombs), do not realize due to their
hardened hearts are causes of spiritual deaths of millions of God’s
people. I had written in my previous mails that many among them know
in their hearts what they are doing is wrong yet out of fear of their
superiors do not open their mouths.

God instructs to open battering rams against this institute both from
Zion and from worldly people. The world has already started battering
this institute and now we too need to reveal the truth and bring the
house down.


[Prayer Starter]
Lord God, it is your Word that protects us from the deceiving ways of
the deceiver. Your Word is light and exposed things which are in the
dark. Lord, we intercede for those who entrapped by this institute
that they do not harden their hearts and open their eyes to the truth
and be saved...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.


[Reference Scriptures]
Ezekiel 21:18-32
18 The word of the LORD came unto me again, saying,
19 Also, thou son of man, appoint thee two ways, that the sword of
the king of Babylon may come: both twain shall come forth out of one
land: and choose thou a place, choose it at the head of the way to the
city.
20 Appoint a way, that the sword may come to Rabbath of the
Ammonites, and to Judah in Jerusalem the defenced.
21 For the king of Babylon stood at the parting of the way, at the
head of the two ways, to use divination: he made his arrows bright, he
consulted with images, he looked in the liver.
22 At his right hand was the divination for Jerusalem, to appoint
captains, to open the mouth in the slaughter, to lift up the voice
with shouting, to appoint battering rams against the gates, to cast a
mount, and to build a fort.
23 And it shall be unto them as a false divination in their sight, to
them that have sworn oaths: but he will call to remembrance the
iniquity, that they may be taken.
24 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because ye have made your
iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are discovered,
so that in all your doings your sins do appear; because, I say, that
ye are come to remembrance, ye shall be taken with the hand.
25 And thou, profane wicked prince of Israel, whose day is come, when
iniquity shall have an end,
26 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Remove the diadem, and take off the
crown: this shall not be the same: exalt him that is low, and abase
him that is high.
27 I will overturn, overturn, overturn, it: and it shall be no more,
until he come whose right it is; and I will give it him.
28 And thou, son of man, prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD
concerning the Ammonites, and concerning their reproach; even say
thou, The sword, the sword is drawn: for the slaughter it is
furbished, to consume because of the glittering:
29 Whiles they see vanity unto thee, whiles they divine a lie unto
thee, to bring thee upon the necks of them that are slain, of the
wicked, whose day is come, when their iniquity shall have an end.
30 Shall I cause it to return into his sheath? I will judge thee in
the place where thou wast created, in the land of thy nativity.
31 And I will pour out mine indignation upon thee, I will blow
against thee in the fire of my wrath, and deliver thee into the hand
of brutish men, and skilful to destroy.
32 Thou shalt be for fuel to the fire; thy blood shall be in the
midst of the land; thou shalt be no more remembered: for I the LORD
have spoken it.

Daniel 7:7-8,20-22
7 After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast,
dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron
teeth: it devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with
the feet of it: and it was diverse from all the beasts that were
before it; and it had ten horns.
8 I considered the horns, and, behold, there came up among them
another little horn, before whom there were three of the first horns
plucked up by the roots: and, behold, in this horn were eyes like the
eyes of man, and a mouth speaking great things.
20 And of the ten horns that were in his head, and of the other which
came up, and before whom three fell; even of that horn that had eyes,
and a mouth that spake very great things, whose look was more stout
than his fellows.
21 I beheld, and the same horn made war with the saints, and
prevailed against them;
22 Until the Ancient of days came, and judgment was given to the
saints of the most High; and the time came that the saints possessed
the kingdom.

1 John 2:18 (text added for readability have been put in [ ])
18 Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that
antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we
know that it is the last time.
19 They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had
been of us, they would [no doubt] have continued with us: but [they
went out], that they might be made manifest that they were not all of
us.
20 But ye have an unction from the Holy One, and ye know all things.

Matthew 5:21-22
21 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not
kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:
22 But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother
without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever
shall say to his brother, Raca [meaning one who will go to hell or not
be saved], shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say,
Thou fool [means godless or having a evil spirit], shall be in danger
of hell fire.



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Importance of names in the Bible

Matthew 1:4 [ASV]
4 and Ram begat Amminadab; and Amminadab begat Nahshon; and Nahshon
begat Salmon;
Matthew 1:4 [AS]
4 And Aram begat Aminadab; and Aminadab begat Naasson; and Naasson
begat Salmon;

Just a few minutes back I was answering a mail of a bro. from a group
about names and which I prayed for today's message I got this
scripture. When I saw it I thought the Lord wants me to write about
genealogy but then when I saw closer it was to do with names.

Here we see that one of the ancestors of man Jesus was a person name
Aram in Greek and RAM in Hebrew, similarly were Aminadab (Greek) /
Amminadab (Hebrew) and Naasson (Greek) / Nahshon (Hebrew) but we see
in the case of the person Salmon the Greek and Hebrew name is the
given the same.

This was the same case with Jesus. The name Jesus / lesuos (pronounced
ee-ay-sooce’) is a Greek name but the Hebrew name is Yehosua / Joshua.

When we write our name we cannot change even an alphabet in the name
because it may refer to another individual. In the Bible we see people
had varying names according to the language but what was common is the
meaning of the name.

All Bible names have meanings, even the name of places do. God has
purpose in orchestrating names in the Bible. No person or place
important to our faith building in the Bible has a name without
purpose. When we put the meaning of the names we understand another
perspective of scriptures.

The name 'Jesus' by which all knees, in all levels of creation bow is
not the word but the understanding of the name. It is only when we
know who Jesus is, and have authority in Him that there is power in
that name. All the so called 'names' associated with the Lord also
have meanings, they describe who He is.

Satan knowing the power of names tries to deceive people from
understanding it, so misleads them with things like numerology or
codes with names (understand the difference between Hebrew and other
languages, during that time there were no numerical so Hebrew
alphabets were used as numbers; therefore writing the word for Satan
or writing 666 was the same, similarly was Jesus / Joshua or 888).

Like there is power IN the Name of Jesus, similarly there is power in
being a Christian not calling one by that name.


[Prayer Starter]
Lord, we thank You for the Name of Jesus. The Name that is has power
because it has your Name in it. Lord, You have our names written on
the palm of your Hand. Open our minds and help us understand the
beauty of the name You have given us...

We make this prayer in Jesus' Name, Amen.


[Reference Scriptures]
Matthew 1:20-25
20 But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the
Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David,
fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived
in her is of the Holy Ghost.
21 And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name
JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.
22 Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken
of the Lord by the prophet, saying,
23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son,
and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God
with us.
24 Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord
had bidden him, and took unto him his wife:
25 And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and
he called his name JESUS.

Acts 2:38
38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of
you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye
shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Acts 3:6-8
6 Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have
give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.
7 And he took him by the right hand, and lifted him up: and
immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength.
8 And he leaping up stood, and walked, and entered with them into the
temple, walking, and leaping, and praising God.

1 Corinthians 6:11
11 And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are
sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by
the Spirit of our God.

John 17:12
12 While I was with them, I kept them in thy name which thou hast
given me: and I guarded them, and not one of them perished, but the
son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled.



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Lord our Redeemer
Isaiah 54:7,8 - For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with
great mercies will I gather thee. In a little wrath I hid my face from
thee for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on
thee, saith the LORD thy Redeemer.
There are scriptures like what we received today, which bring great
hope and joy into our lives. In our day to day lives we keep
struggling against ourselves and difficult situations set by this
world. We keep asking, when will this end? Will this ever end?
Today's message gives the answer. Like I told you the scriptures are
just awesomely rich in all aspects. The languages which the Lord used
to get His Word written down also had purpose in His plan.
There are two Hebrew words which I will take up from today's message
which give us the answer. One of them is 'forsaken' and the other
'Redeemer'.
We need to study the grammar of these words to get our answers.
Forsaken (8804) - Qal <08851>, Perfect <08816>
Qal - expresses the "simple" or "causal" action of the root in the
active voice.
Perfect - expresses a completed action.
Redeemer (8802) - Qal <08851>, Participle Active <08814>
Qal - expresses the "simple" or "causal" action of the root in the
active voice.
Participle Active - Active form of the participle. Participle
represents an action or condition in its unbroken continuity, and
corresponds to the English verb, "to be" with the present participle.
It may be used of present, past or future time.
Now when we understand the grammar of these words we also understand
the events of our lives and know what to expect in the future.
The scripture says even when the Lord had forsaken us; it was in a
casual way of the Lord. We were not instantly consumed. Events
happened one after the other and we lived through. But the Lord says
to us who are reading this message today that, that 'forsaking' is
complete and over. Today we can write into our lives a new chapter and
new day, our God is no more going to forsake us.
The grammar of the word 'Redeemer' also tells us how the Lord is going
to turn around our lives. He says we are not going to see a magic like
all things solved in a day. Heaven is not going to open and Angels
descend to solve all our problems. He says it will be casual, every
day in our lives we will see changes. These changes will be noticeable
but not by people who are not attentive to see the Hand of God doing
it. This redeeming process the Lord says will not stop but will be
continually.
Come what may we can put our trust in the Lord and He will not
disappoint us because we have receive our promise today.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord God, there were times when You hide you Countenance form us, but
even during those times your mercy held us. Today, Lord we rejoice to
receive your promise of a change in our lives. You speak to each one
of us and commit a continual change in our lives. No more are we going
to be depressed for our God is our Redeemer. Help us Lord that we keep
holding to this promise and receive it completely into our lives...
We make this prayer in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Isaiah 54:6-10
6 For the LORD hath called thee as a woman forsaken and grieved in
spirit, and a wife of youth, when thou wast refused, saith thy God.
7 For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies
will I gather thee.
8 In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with
everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith the LORD thy
Redeemer.
9 For this is as the waters of Noah unto me: for as I have sworn that
the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth; so have I sworn
that I would not be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee.
10 For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my
kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my
peace be removed, saith the LORD that hath mercy on thee.
Genesis 9:8-17
8 And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons with him, saying,
9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed
after you;
10 And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of
the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you; from all that go
out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.
11 And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh
be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any
more be a flood to destroy the earth.
12 And God said, This is the token of the covenant which I make
between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for
perpetual generations:
13 I do set my bow [Holy Spirit] in the cloud [glory], and it shall
be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud [glory] over the
earth, that the bow [Holy Spirit] shall be seen in the cloud [glory]:
15 And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and
every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more
become a flood to destroy all flesh.
16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I
may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living
creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.
17 And God said unto Noah, This is the token of the covenant, which I
have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.


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The whoredom of Aholibah
Ezekiel 23:11,12 - And when her sister Aholibah saw this, she was more
corrupt in her inordinate love [lustfulness] than she, and in her
whoredoms [corruption] more than her sister in her whoredoms
[fornication]. She doted [lusted] upon the Assyrians [BEN] her
neighbours, captains and rulers clothed most gorgeously [perfection],
horsemen [scatter or spread] riding upon horses, all of them desirable
young men.
One thing I want to make clear in my previous mails and in today's
mail the Lord is exposing the corruption in the Jewish and the RC
church not to sling dirt but to save his people from following them,
who are misrepresenting Him. They both claim to lead us to God but
both do not. One, talks about leading to Yahweh and the other leading
to Jesus Christ who is Yahweh come as man and it yet walks tangent to
the instructions of Christ.
If both do walk tangent to the understanding of the scriptures given
for the salvation of man, then how can both take is to our ultimate
destination Heaven?
Today's message which was written 100 of years before the formation of
the RC church, prophesied about the ways this institute will go into
whoredom worst than its elder sister the Jewish church.
The Hebrew word translated here as 'Assyrians' is the word 'Ben' which
is usually translated as 'son' or 'child' and comes from the root word
'to build'. Scripture talks of the lust of this institute to become
great and this is seen in the fact that it got its leaders [Popes]
being made kings. Even today the Popes may not be official kings but
still official hold the title as one and have a crown with the words
engraved 'Kings of Kings'. Pope Leo III was make Emperor on 25th Dec
800(AD) and other also added titles as King of Romans, King of
Germany, King of Arles etc. But the Pope Richard in 1400 AD took the
cake but making a 3 tier crown (which still exist in Vatican) which
have words declare the Pope as King of Kings, having authority on
hell, this world and also Heaven (over the Angels and I do not know if
God too comes under the list).
The word 'captains' symbolizes the rulers or kings which talks about
the compromise or fornication which this church did with the emperors
and kings to rule over the people. And the term 'rulers clothed most
gorgeously' points out that this church never made make Jesus Christ
as the benchmark to follow, but other people who are accepted by this
world as being perfect. This is the reason the saints (people whom
they have made saints) and other characters from the Bible are seated
on their throne but not Christ the Kings of Kings.
The term 'horseman riding upon horses' actually means here as the lust
to spread out on the bases of prosperity or progress. History is
written about the use of the sword and brutal man power this church
used to spread Christianity to the world. They first kept a sword on
the neck of the people and then made them Christians.
The term 'young men' is used towards the spiritual maturity of the
leaders of this church. Even today the spiritual maturity of the
leaders of this church is like young men - not mature. This is the
reason they do things like idol worship and it never strikes them that
they are worshiping other gods.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord, it has been since long time that this church has been misleading
your people and leading them to destruction in your Name. Lord, your
Word says the time is at hand that this institute is exposed and
punished for the atrocities towards your holy people. Lord, we pray
for the souls that are in this church that wisdom comes to them and we
rebuke the spirit of blindness that covers their eyes and prevents
them from seeing the Truth. May they come to the real King of Kings
and glorify You...
We make this prayer in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Ezekiel 23:13-27
13 Then I saw that she was defiled, that they took both one way,
14 And that she increased her whoredoms: for when she saw men
pourtrayed upon the wall, the images of the Chaldeans pourtrayed with
vermilion,
15 Girded with girdles upon their loins, exceeding in dyed attire
upon their heads, all of them princes to look to, after the manner of
the Babylonians of Chaldea, the land of their nativity:
16 And as soon as she saw them with her eyes, she doted upon them,
and sent messengers unto them into Chaldea.
17 And the Babylonians came to her into the bed of love, and they
defiled her with their whoredom, and she was polluted with them, and
her mind was alienated from them.
18 So she discovered her whoredoms, and discovered her nakedness:
then my mind was alienated from her, like as my mind was alienated
from her sister.
19 Yet she multiplied her whoredoms, in calling to remembrance the
days of her youth, wherein she had played the harlot in the land of
Egypt.
20 For she doted upon their paramours, whose flesh is as the flesh of
asses, and whose issue is like the issue of horses.
21 Thus thou calledst to remembrance the lewdness of thy youth, in
bruising thy teats by the Egyptians for the paps of thy youth.
22 Therefore, O Aholibah, thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will
raise up thy lovers against thee, from whom thy mind is alienated, and
I will bring them against thee on every side;
23 The Babylonians, and all the Chaldeans, Pekod, and Shoa, and Koa,
and all the Assyrians with them: all of them desirable young men,
captains and rulers, great lords and renowned, all of them riding upon
horses.
24 And they shall come against thee with chariots, wagons, and
wheels, and with an assembly of people, which shall set against thee
buckler and shield and helmet round about: and I will set judgment
before them, and they shall judge thee according to their judgments.
25 And I will set my jealousy against thee, and they shall deal
furiously with thee: they shall take away thy nose and thine ears; and
thy remnant shall fall by the sword: they shall take thy sons and thy
daughters; and thy residue shall be devoured by the fire.
26 They shall also strip thee out of thy clothes, and take away thy
fair jewels.
27 Thus will I make thy lewdness to cease from thee, and thy whoredom
brought from the land of Egypt: so that thou shalt not lift up thine
eyes unto them, nor remember Egypt any more.

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Dying to the Law and living by the Law
Romans 7:4 - Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the
law by the body of Christ; that ye should be married to another, even
to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit
unto God.
Day before yesterday I was taking interviews of candidates for one of
our very critical sites which my organization handles most of its IT
works. This site has lots of government restrictions, procedures and
is a 24x7 site therefore we cannot afford to change people very soon.
Due to this we have a HR policy under which a person once joined
should not leave for a minimum period of time. To make sure it is
implemented we have put a penalty clause to this policy. We work under
the biggest banner in the IT world and this client is also one of the
best locations to work at in our country.
As I was explaining this policy to one of the candidates, he became
very uncomfortable. We had given him all his future growth options
both in work profile as well as financial growth, yet I could see him
hesitant to commit himself.
I asked him why he was uncomfortable of this clause which we have in
our recruitment policy. If he is going by his verbal commitment to
work for that period of time, being given the best he can get, then he
should not worry of the penalty.
The law of the country says if we rob we will be put in prison. Do you
and I worry of going to prison? It is only those who rob need to worry
of consequence of prison.
We need to understand before Christ we did not know the Law. What man
used to follow was the shadow of the Law. It is only in Christ, but
His Spirit that we have started to understand the true Law of God,
because the Law now is living in us.
It was the Spirit of God (Finger of God) Who gave the Ten Commandments
and other Laws to Moses. But because Moses and the people at that time
did have the Spirit of Truth (which is given to us after the Sacrifice
of Jesus) in them they never understood the Law but only the shadow.
God does not change nor does His Word. His Word is Law and the Law
does not change. We in Christ are coming to know the true Law and thus
die to the Law as understood by Moses (people in Moses). Today the Law
lives in us, guides us and makes us like Christ.
God knew man being weak in the flesh that he lives in, He cannot keep
the Law by himself. Jesus by His coming as man has added grace to the
consequence of the Law. The Law demands the offender to be put to
death as a price but grace says the price has been paid for those who
believe in Him. If we believe in Him then we do not have to worry of
the consequence of the Law.
Believing in Him does not mean to just know Him or acknowledge Him in
words. It requires our actions both external as well as internal to
also follow our words. If in words we say we are Christians but our
actions deny Christ then can we really say we are Christians?
If you and I believe in Christ we have received the promise of the
author of the Law. He Who dwells in us convicts us by our conscience.
Let us listen to Him and walk by Him under the grace of Jesus Christ
being dead to the consequence of the Law but yet abiding by the true
Law.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord God, You made man to overcome darkness which existed before this
creation. You gave us the Law to build us and shine your light in us.
You came as man and paid the price of the Law. Your Spirit given to us
by your sacrifice now reveals the Truth to us and leads us to walk in
your Law so as to be a righteous and holy nation. Lord, we pray for
your people who have still not claimed the promise of the Holy Spirit
and are not baptized in Him. We pray that they abide by Him and in
Him, to receive your inheritance in Heaven...
This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Jeremiah 31:33-34
33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of
Israel; After those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their
inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and
they shall be my people.
34 And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every
man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for they shall all know me,
from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the LORD: for
I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.
Galatians 5:13-18
13 For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not
liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
14 For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt
love thy neighbour as thyself.
15 But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not
consumed one of another.
16 This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the
lust of the flesh.
17 For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against
the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye
cannot do the things that ye would.
18 But if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.
Hebrew 7:28
28 For the law maketh men high priests which have infirmity; but the
word of the oath, which was since the law, maketh the Son, who is
consecrated for evermore.
John 1:17
17 For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
Romans 3:20-26
20 Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be
justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.
21 But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested,
being witnessed by the law and the prophets;
22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ
unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:
23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
24 Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is
in Christ Jesus:
25 Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his
blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are
past, through the forbearance of God;
26 To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might
be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.
Romans 6:14-18
14 For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the
law, but under grace.
15 What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but
under grace? God forbid.
16 Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey,
his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of
obedience unto righteousness?
17 But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have
obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.
18 Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.

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Didn't I tell you?

Luke 22: 61 - And the Lord turned, and looked upon Peter. And Peter
remembered the word of the Lord, how he had said unto him, Before the
cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.
Jesus had prophesized about 2 persons close to Him, one was Peter and
the other Judas.
In the case of Judas, Jesus referred to him as 'son of utter
destruction' symbolizing 'son of Satan'. When Judas was under
temptation Jesus instead of giving him relief, told him to quickly do
what he was set out to do. Even before that Jesus did not prevent
Judas from nurturing greed in him but allowed him to hold on to the
money bag of the group. We all know what happened to Judas, after he
betrayed Jesus, he did feel sorry for doing it but not turning back to
the Lord he ended his life by hanging from a tree.
But in the case of Simon Peter we see Jesus did help Peter many a
times to overcome his weaknesses. Even during the time of Peter's
denials, Jesus not only warn him before hand but chose to be there at
that moment to give him that look which must have churned the stomach
of Peter inside out. But Jesus knew that Peter would not be helpless
but will repenting and turn back to the Lord. After Jesus resurrected
He did once again address this issue with Peter.
There are many prophesies in the Bible especially with the churches of
God. Some would be like Judas and some would be like Peter. Being
close to Jesus yet they will deny the Lord Jesus Christ, what matters
is, will they repent and turn back to the Lord or be sons of utter
destruction?
Any church that glorifies man and not the Lord alone is denying Lord
Jesus Christ. Like idol worship or human worship. Any church that
pollutes God's Word with human understanding is denying Lord Jesus
Christ, Who is the Word made flesh.
If the Word is convicting you for what you are doing, it is like Jesus
looking at you like He did to Peter and saying 'didn’t I tell you, you
will deny Me'.
Let us be like Peter and not Judas. Let us repent for what we have
done and turn to Jesus Christ alone and stop following man or the
understandings of man.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord God, You wrote in your Word all things which are important for
human kind from generations to the end of mankind. You not only showed
us the way to You but also warned of the deceit and deceiving ways of
the deceiver. Lord, help us to surrender to You by surrendering to
your Word and not like Judas be sons of utter destruction...
We make this prayer in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
John 17:12
12 While I was with them, I kept them in thy name which thou hast
given me: and I guarded them, and not one of them perished, but the
son of perdition [utter destruction]; that the scripture might be
fulfilled.
John 13:26-27
26 Jesus answered, He it is, to whom I shall give a sop, when I have
dipped it. And when he had dipped the sop, he gave it to Judas
Iscariot, the son of Simon.
27 And after the sop Satan entered into him. Then said Jesus unto
him, That thou doest, do quickly.
Matthew 27:3-10
3 Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was
condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of
silver to the chief priests and elders,
4 Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood.
And they said, What is that to us? see thou to that.
5 And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed,
and went and hanged himself.
6 And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not
lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of
blood.
7 And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter’s field, to
bury strangers in.
8 Wherefore that field was called, The field of blood, unto this day.
9 Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet,
saying, And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him
that was valued, whom they of the children of Israel did value;
10 And gave them for the potter’s field, as the Lord appointed me.

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To make people like Christ, be one
John 6:10,11 - And Jesus said, Make the men sit down. Now there was
much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five
thousand. And Jesus took the loaves; and when he had given thanks, he
distributed to the disciples, and the disciples to them that were set
down; and likewise of the fishes as much as they would.
When Jesus orchestrated the miracle of feeding five thousand (only
males were counted, the females and children excluding) with just five
loaves and two fishes, he showed us how to make people like Him.
I did not use the words 'performed the miracle' but used 'orchestrated
the miracle'. This miracle Jesus did not do it alone but included the
people in doing it. If you read words properly you will finds Jesus
thanked God broke the bread and gave it to his disciples. His
disciples in turn did the same. Now this went on happening till all
got a loaf of bread. Did I say loaf of bread? Yes that was exactly
what was happening. As they were breaking the loaf and sharing it with
their neighbor both were having a full loaf!
We as Christians are struggling to make people Christians. The main
reason we struggle is first we lack Christ in us. You and me look at
ourselves and are disappointed with what we see. We do not look at
Christ who is in us. The day we stop looking at ourselves and start to
look at Christ in us, that day we will become overcomers to the sinful
nature of Adam.
One day a person on the net asked me why should I be like Christ? God
made me as me a unique person. If He wanted me to be like Christ, He
would not make me, me?
Understand this; you must have heard stories of human babies living
among animals, behaving like them. We were made human but since we
were living among apes (sin infected by Satan) we started behaving
like apes. We think being ape is being human until God came as man
Jesus and showed us what we are made to be. When we say imitating
Christ it actually means being ourselves as to what God as made us -
His Sons.
When we share this Christ in us with others they too will receive
Christ in them.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord Jesus, You came as man to show us who have behaving like animals
as to how You had made us. We were made with the image of the Father,
You and the Holy Spirit in us, but due to sin we have being behaving
like apes not man. Man has been things they came from apes because
they are children of Satan not You. Lord let us look at You in us and
be what You made us to that others around us can become themselves...
We make this prayer in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Genesis 1:26-27
26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness:
and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl
of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over
every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created
he him; male and female created he them.
Genesis 5:1-2
1 This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God
created man, in the likeness of God made he him;
2 Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their
name Adam, in the day when they were created.
1 Corinthians 15:21-22
21 For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.
22 For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive.

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The gods of Christians
Romans 11:7-12
7 What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but
the election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded
8 (According as it is written, God hath given them the spirit of
slumber, eyes that they should not see, and ears that they should not
hear;) unto this day.
9 And David saith, Let their table be made a snare, and a trap, and a
stumblingblock, and a recompence unto them:
10 Let their eyes be darkened, that they may not see, and bow down
their back alway.
11 I say then, Have they stumbled that they should fall? God forbid:
but rather through their fall salvation is come unto the Gentiles, for
to provoke them to jealousy.
12 Now if the fall of them be the riches of the world, and the
diminishing of them the riches of the Gentiles; how much more their
fulness?
People need to wake up to the fact that knowing about Jesus Christ and
calling oneself Christian does not make one a Christian.
Throughout the ages we have read about it, even when the glory of God
was manifested to naked eyes yet people among the Israelites hardened
their hearts and went whoring to other gods.
Today's Christians other than worshiping idols with nameplates of
Jesus, people from the Bible and people connected to religion, they
have a god which is behind all their whoring and that is worldly
prosperity.
It is because of prosperity that Christians have made bridges between
understanding of the Bible and worldly understanding. They have given
a new name to believing in God - modern Christians.
The Lord Who was, Who is and Who will be never changed, nor will ever
change. But Christians have been changing Him by changing his Word.
What will amaze you is that the Lord will harden their hearts more so
that He be glorified through them like Pharaoh glorified Yahweh. We
all have a choice to be Pharaoh or to be like Moses. If we are to be
Moses we need to like him leave stone palaces and from Prince of Egypt
be ready to be a Prince of the desert so that we become princes of a
Kingdom which is eternal.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord, we were made in your image and got trapped in this flesh because
of sin therefore to overcome sin we need to overcome this flesh. Lord,
You know it is not possible for man alone to be successful, therefore
You came to help. Lord, help us to focus on You alone Who is our help
and our savior...
We make this prayer in Jesus' Name, Amen.

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Human solutions are no solutions
Mark 5:25, 26 - And a certain woman, which had an issue of blood
twelve years, And had suffered many things of many physicians, and had
spent all that she had, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew
worse,
In today's message I will concentrate on the healings of the woman
with the issue of blood but we will today see how her problem got
aggravated.
This happens typically in the life of us believers when the Lord comes
knocking at our door.
We finds that this woman went to physicians, not one or two but many
physicians. It was not that they all came in just one day, it surely
must have happened over a long period of time.
Now just put yourself in her place and time line; think one physician
you see and he prescribes some medicine to be taken over a period of
time. You do not conclude the result unless you do as prescribed.
After that you find no change but matter gets worst, so you call
another and he too does the same and yet no change. After a few
doctors you will not call another unless you find some improvement for
some time although a period it gets you into more pains and
uneasiness. But the relief you receive for hat short time creates a
hope which makes you call more physician who can help.
At some time your patience starts to run out now it is only when
someone guaranties results that you try him. But when that too fails
you start to lose hope. Now you put a full stop to physicians and
start to look for that one person who is not a physician and who can
help like the woman did.
We believers to have a comfortable life until the Lord comes knocking
at our door. If we do not open the door we start to see things
happening in our lives. We try solutions, these solutions sometimes do
work but after sometime they result into greater problems.
We keep trying and trying all the things we can, until we stop looking
at man and at human solutions. This is the time when we really come to
know God and the divine Healer.
To become whole we like the woman need to touch the hem of garment of
Jesus Christ. Being a Jew the hem had a blue ribbon stitched into
their cloak this symbolized them as people of God. Touching the
authority of Jesus Christ heals us, renews us and makes us whole.
This happened in my life and I am sure there will be many who with
testify the same. We would not want you to elongate your suffering to
reach the result soon.
So stop looking at human solutions to your real problems and look at
the Divine One and His solution in your life.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord Jesus, You came to give us authority in your Name. In your Name
all things come into submission. We have power to speak to our
problems, our sicknesses and our weaknesses by touching the hem of
your garment. Lord, let us always be aware of the authority we have in
You and not hesitate to use it for your glory...
We make this prayer in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scripture]
Numbers 15:38-40
38 Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make
them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their
generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a
ribband of blue:
39 And it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it,
and remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them; and that
ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use
to go a whoring:
40 That ye may remember, and do all my commandments, and be holy unto your God.
Matthew 10:1
1 And he called unto him his twelve disciples, and gave them
authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all
manner of disease and all manner of sickness [weaknesses]
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Who was John Zebedee?
John Zebedee
We know in the Gospels there were some who were very close to Jesus
and among them were John, James, their mother Mary (Salome), Simon
Peter, Mary of Magdalene, the family of Lazarus and Zacchaeus.
Both the brothers John and James Zebedee were close to Jesus. They
were not the only set of brothers to be part of the disciple troupe of
Jesus. Jesus also had Simon Peter's brother Andrew as one of his
disciple. If one looks throughout the Gospels when the names of these
sets of brothers are written they are written in an specific order,
Peter and his brother Andrew, James and his brother John. This could
be to show that Andrew was younger to Peter and John was younger to
James.
We also see that among all the disciples no other disciple had any of
their family members accompanying them except for the Salome Zebedee
mother of James and John. It is also interesting to note that like in
the case of Mary of Magdalene Jesus had also changed the name of the
mother of James and John from Salome to Mary. We should remember Jesus
never did anything without purpose.
Mary of Magdalene's name was not Mary but was given that name by Jesus
after she was renewed from the sinful life she lived (like in the case
of Saul to Paul). We should first understand the name 'Mary' is not a
nice name because it meaning means 'their rebellion' yet Jesus gave
her that name. Some claim Mary of Magdalene was the person who was to
be stoned to death and whom Jesus saved.
Why did Jesus give her the name that of her mother?
It was because she was a person of the age of his mother and was given
respect as He gave to his mother. People do not understand this and
therefore assume and presume all nonsense.
Now coming to reason why the name Mary given to the mother of James
and John. Once some of my students went to a Catholic's house to share
the Word and the topic as usual came about Mary the mother of Jesus
being called our Mother Mary. The person told my students that Jesus
gave his mother to us because He gave her to John his most loved one
and John represents us.
What amazed me was the Lord worked through my students and they spoke
what even I was not aware of at that time.
Firstly they justified that Peter was selected to lead the disciples
although he was not the most loved but one of the most loved. So the
matter was not of being loved but of purpose.
Secondly Peter represented the church at that time so if Jesus had to
give his mother to the church He would have given her to Peter.
Thirdly Jesus gave his mother Mary to John was because he was related
to Jesus and He had given an aunt to her nephew to take care of.
How did they come to last conclusion? They were talking to me on the
phone at that time and as we put all the scriptures concerning James,
John and their mother it was very clear to understand this matter. It
was this reason that Jesus had changed the name of Salome [name comes
from Solomon / Shalom which means peace] the mother of James and John
to Mary because being an aunt she was like his mother. In those days
and even today close uncles and aunts were given the same respect as a
father or mother would.
It was later that I realized the fourth reason that John was given
Mary to take care of was because Jesus knew that he would be the only
person to live through the life of his mother before she died. All the
other disciples became martyrs, but John who was thrown in hot boiling
oil miraculously survived it and lived. It was also these reasons that
John was selected to write the Gospel which is like an autobiography
of Jesus.
There was also a secret of John which Jesus revealed in the last words
of John's Gospel on hearing which Peter became jealous of John and
took offence against him.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord, You work with purpose and You have not created us just for
existence but with purpose. Your Word says You have great plans for us
which no human mind can imagine. Lord, we thank You for your wonderful
plans which You have made for us in Jesus Christ. Help us to keep our
eyes and heart on Him at in Him, through Him and with Him we
receive...
This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Mark 1:16-20
16 Now as he walked by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew
his brother casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers.
17 And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to
become fishers of men.
18 And straightway they forsook their nets, and followed him.
19 And when he had gone a little further thence, he saw James the son
of Zebedee, and John his brother, who also were in the ship mending
their nets.
20 And straightway he called them: and they left their father Zebedee
in the ship with the hired servants, and went after him.
Matthew 12:47-50
47 Then one said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren stand
without, desiring to speak with thee.
48 But he answered and said unto him that told him, Who is my mother?
and who are my brethren?
49 And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said,
Behold my mother and my brethren!
50 For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven,
the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.
Mathew 27:56
56 Among which was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and
Joses, and the mother of Zebedee’s children.
Mark 15:40
40 There were also women looking on afar off: among whom was Mary
Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and
Salome;
John 21:20-24
20 Then Peter, turning about, seeth the disciple whom Jesus loved
following; which also leaned on his breast at supper, and said, Lord,
which is he that betrayeth thee?
21 Peter seeing him saith to Jesus, Lord, and what shall this man do?
22 Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is
that to thee? follow thou me.
23 Then went this saying abroad among the brethren, that that
disciple should not die: yet Jesus said not unto him, He shall not
die; but, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee?
24 This is the disciple which testifieth of these things, and wrote
these things: and we know that his testimony is true.

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Where is the Lord's Israel?
Hosea 8:8-9
8 Israel is swallowed up: now shall they be among the Gentiles as a
vessel wherein is no pleasure.
9 For they are gone up to Assyria, a wild ass alone by himself:
Ephraim hath hired lovers.
Today's message is a very sad story of the people of God which is
happening today. The word Israel is made of two words 'Isra' which
means prince and 'El' which refers to God. Thus the name means Princes
of God - Sons of God who have authority in Name of the Lord. Jesus
came make us Sons of God and to take our faith to the next level of
authority by giving us the true understanding of his Name. He is the
only one in the whole Bible who showed us the complete way to become
true Israel.

In today's message the Lord is crying out for His Israel for He does
not find them. Where are they?
The scriptures say they are lost among the unbelievers and thus the
Lord cannot see them or take pleasure in them. The reasons why they
are lost are also given. The Lord says they have gone up to Assyria
and have become prostitutes to Ephraim.
Assyria and Ephraim is not referring to a place or a tribe but what
they symbolize in spiritual rim.
The Hebrew word 'Assyria' means 'step' which symbolizes progress and
the word 'Ephraim' means 'double ash-heap: I shall be doubly fruitful'
which symbolizes greed to be blessed more than what is given.
The main reason Christians come to the Lord not because they love Him
but because they want to see progress and prosperity in their worldly
living. They want the riches of this world and because of that they
are growing wild fruits not the fruit(s) of the Holy Spirit (the words
translated as 'wild ass' comes from the root word 'wild fruit').
Understand being rich or having riches is not a sin or wrong, but it
is like drinking alcohol. Can our flesh (carnal nature) and spirit
handle it? It is for this reason Jesus warned about the difficulty of
the rich entering Heaven. Also we should do not think that God desires
us to be a poor beggars always in need. The Bible in no scripture,
promise riches of this world, nor does it say we will lack in any area
of our life. The Bible always maintains that we will be satisfied in
all our earthly needs and we will have more. This more is not for
ourselves but to give unto others in need around us.
At one church service a person having a calling of a Prophet
prophesied during the service that this church is going to be filled
with prostitutes. They were happy and started clapping thinking people
of the flesh trade would be accepting the Lord and coming into this
church, little did they know that Lord was warning them of them
becoming spiritual prostitutes. He also told them that they need to
fast and pray and they are doing that but for the wrong reasons not
knowing it is for them.
People of God have been acting like prostitutes just to fulfill their
carnal desires. They have been selling (compromising) the Truth in
them, tying blindfolds, fooling themselves before fooling others so
that they can gratify their flesh.
Unless we overcome this world and the desires of this world we are not
going to be like Christ and true Christians in whom the Lord takes
pleasure. Let us wake up before it is late and let the Lord take
pleasure in us.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord Jesus, You came to this world as man to be a living example for
us to live our life. You showed us the way and gave us your Spirit to
help us on this way. Lord we pray for your Body which is your Church
that they may see the Truth and not be disillusioned by the desires of
this world. Let your glory be seen in it. Let not we be Christians by
words but by example...
This prayer we make in the Name of Jesus, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Matthew 19:23-26
23 Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a
rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.
24 And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through
the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of
God.
25 When his disciples heard it, they were exceedingly amazed, saying,
Who then can be saved?
26 But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is
impossible; but with God all things are possible.
Luke 1:46-55
46 And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord,
47 And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.
48 For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for,
behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.
49 For he that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name.
50 And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation.
51 He hath shewed strength with his arm; he hath scattered the proud
in the imagination of their hearts.
52 He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of
low degree.
53 He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath
sent empty away.
54 He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy;
55 As he spake to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever.
Luke 6:22-26
22 Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall
separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out
your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.
23 Rejoice ye in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward
is great in heaven: for in the like manner did their fathers unto the
prophets.
24 But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.
25 Woe unto you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that
laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.
26 Woe unto you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did
their fathers to the false prophets.

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The cups of suffering for the two sisters
Ezekiel 23:32-34
32 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou shalt drink of thy sister's cup deep
and large: thou shalt be laughed to scorn and had in derision; it
containeth much.
33 Thou shalt be filled with drunkenness and sorrow, with the cup of
astonishment and desolation, with the cup of thy sister Samaria.
34 Thou shalt even drink it and suck it out, and thou shalt break the
sherds thereof, and pluck off thine own breasts: for I have spoken it,
saith the Lord GOD.
Some of the harshest words in the Bible have been used against the two
sisters and their offspring. The names of the sisters are given as
Oholah (Aholah) the elder and Oholibah (Aholibah) the younger. They
both have offspring Oholah has Samaria and Oholibah has Jerusalem. The
Lord says they both were mine, yet He calls them harlot (prostitutes).
Today's message is judgments against these two sisters with one
already come to pass and the other to come to pass soon. Who are these
two sisters and what is there for us in this message?
We can identify these two sisters by the clues given in the
scriptures, their relationship and the names linked with them.
They are both from one mother; the first is born before and continues
while the second comes later. The names linked with them are Samaria
and Jerusalem respectively.
Coming to the point these are not two individuals but churches. These
2 churches came from the old Hebrew church which was first started by
Abraham. To understand who these churches are we need to study the
names associated with them.
Oholah (Samaria): The Samarians were hardcore believers of Yahweh who
followed the Pentateuch word to word; due to this they would have
great discrepancy with the then Jewish people. History notes the
things they did to reach other because of their belief therefore did
not get along at all. The elder sister Oholah (Samaria) actually
represents the church we call as the Jewish church and the cup of
suffering (70AD and World War I) which this church had to drink is
well known to all mankind. Even today that cup has not been emptied
and they suffer due to what this church has been doing. They deny the
Truth (Jesus Christ) and still call themselves people of Truth.
Oholibah (Jerusalem): This church is the church which came later and
teaches peace. To understand more of this church we need to read
Jeremiah. The Jerusalem during the times of Jeremiah was a shadow of
this church. They were driven unto Babylon (confusion) by the wrath of
God. In a nutshell Jerusalem was driven to Babylon due to 3 reason
which were they denied the prophesies against them, second they denied
liberty and third they were drunk in wine. This church of Babylon as
the book of Revelation calls it is the modern RC church.
This church as we know came into existence after 200AD and it denied
all the warnings against them by breaking the Word of God into what we
call as the Old Testament and the New Testament. This was done
intentionally so as to claim that the Old Testament was no longer
valid. People still do not know that more than 90 percent of the Word
of God is the Old Testament. This church also denied liberty to the
people of God by imposing traditions which were against the Word. Like
the people during the time of Jeremiah who denied liberty to the
Hebrew salves on the seventh year (Sabbath year) by pressurizing them
so also this church denied the liberty to the people of God by make a
priest as king over them. The Pope was crowned king in 400AD and the
Vatican became a kingdom as exactly depicted in the book of Daniel as
the little horn.
The things which are set forth to this church as scriptures say are as
terrible as that which its sister the Jewish church went through.
Zechariah gives details as the humiliation that the leaders of this
church will face in the west and how their financiers will be taken
away from them. The book of Revelation says in one hour this church
will be declared bankrupt. This one hour means in a very short time
all the riches this church has collected over the years will be lost
and the people who are a part of this church will forsake it. The
business (selling merchandize in the name of religion) that this
church does will come to a halt.
The breast here symbolizes the teachings of these churches.
There are thousands of warnings that have been given against this
church which man has been blind to because we do not read nor
understand scripture. The founders of the new churches in the 14th
century knew about this and even wrote in their books but latter they
were put under the pillow by the corruption of understandings among
the modern believer Churches. Today the Lord is working among them too
refining this Church.
Let us be aware of what is happening in this spiritual rim as written
in the Word of God. And if we are in the wrong track let us correct
it.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord Jesus, the Church is your bride and You are possessive of her.
You are working in her and refining her to be pure. Lord, we pray for
your Church and its leaders that they understand the depth of the
instructions in your Word and walk in its light. They realize that
twist and tampering with your instructions will only cause grief for
them. We pray for the souls which are in the RC church that their eyes
open to see the deceit played on them and they are saved from the
beast...
This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Daniel 7:7,8
7 After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast
[Roman empire], dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it
had great iron teeth: it devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the
residue with the feet of it: and it was diverse from all the beasts
that were before it; and it had ten horns [it broke in 10 countries].
8 I considered the horns, and, behold, there came up among them
another little horn, before whom there were three of the first horns
plucked up by the roots: and, behold, in this horn were eyes like the
eyes of man, and a mouth speaking great things.
Revelation 13:1-9
1 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out
of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten
crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.
2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet
were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and
the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.
3 And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his
deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.
4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and
they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is
able to make war with him?
5 And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and
blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two
months [1260 days/years].
6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his
name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.
7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to
overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues,
and nations.
8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names
are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the
foundation of the world.
9 If any man have an ear, let him hear.
Revelation 17:1-9
1 And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials,
and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee
the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters:
2 With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and
the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her
fornication.
3 So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw
a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy,
having seven heads and ten horns.
4 And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked
with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her
hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:
5 And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE
GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
6 And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with
the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with
great admiration.
7 And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel? I will
tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth
her, which hath the seven heads and ten horns.
8 The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall ascend out of
the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the
earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life
from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast that was,
and is not, and yet is.
9 And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven
mountains [Europe has 7 mountains], on which the woman sitteth.

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Do not be liberal in spiritual matters
2 Kings 14: 10 - Thou hast indeed smitten Edom, and thine heart hath
lifted thee up: glory of this, and tarry at home: for why shouldest
thou meddle to thy hurt, that thou shouldest fall, even thou, and
Judah with thee?
We read in today's message Jehoash the King of Israel advices Amaziah
the King of Judah not to be carried away just because of his previous
victories that he came challenging him to war.
Going into the background Amaziah a descendant of David did an
incredible feat when he defeated the 10,000 Arabs (Edomites) in the
Valley of Salt. The Lord was pleased with him because he made efforts
to walk in the way of the Lord and helped him in his fight with the
Arabs but yet he did not do all things like his fore father David. He
allowed worship in high places; he was trying to be more liberal
minded to the world. This caused him lose his backing of the Lord and
to be utterly defeated by the hands of Jehoash the King of Israel.
Today's message tells us, when we see the blessings of the Lord on us,
we become very happy and take things for granted. We do not scrutinize
our lives and live totally according to the Word. We try to please the
world and God at the same time by being liberal minded in spiritual
matters accommodating nonsense of this world along with godly things.
We do have another testimony of what happed when the Ark of Covenant
was placed along with an idol in the temple. The Lord bought the head
(symbolizing pride) and hands (symbolizing works) face down before the
Ark of Covenant. Understand our God is very possessive of things very
dear to Him and He will not compromise in those areas.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord, help us open our eyes to the areas in our lives where we have
taken You for granted, where we have compromised with the Truth to
please people of this world. Lord, You are very jealous of things
which are holy unto You, therefore You do not compromise or tolerate
in those areas. Help us Lord not to take your blessings for granted...
We make this prayer in Jesus' Name Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
2 Kings 14:1-14
1 In the second year of Joash son of Jehoahaz king of Israel reigned
Amaziah the son of Joash king of Judah.
2 He was twenty and five years old when he began to reign, and
reigned twenty and nine years in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name was
Jehoaddan of Jerusalem.
3 And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, yet not
like David his father: he did according to all things as Joash his
father did.
4 Howbeit the high places were not taken away: as yet the people did
sacrifice and burnt incense on the high places.
5 And it came to pass, as soon as the kingdom was confirmed in his
hand, that he slew his servants which had slain the king his father.
6 But the children of the murderers he slew not: according unto that
which is written in the book of the law of Moses, wherein the LORD
commanded, saying, The fathers shall not be put to death for the
children, nor the children be put to death for the fathers; but every
man shall be put to death for his own sin.
7 He slew of Edom in the valley of salt ten thousand, and took Selah
by war, and called the name of it Joktheel unto this day.
8 Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz son of
Jehu, king of Israel, saying, Come, let us look one another in the
face.
9 And Jehoash the king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah,
saying, The thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in
Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife: and there passed
by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trode down the thistle.
10 Thou hast indeed smitten Edom, and thine heart hath lifted thee
up: glory of this, and tarry at home: for why shouldest thou meddle to
thy hurt, that thou shouldest fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?
11 But Amaziah would not hear. Therefore Jehoash king of Israel went
up; and he and Amaziah king of Judah looked one another in the face at
Bethshemesh, which belongeth to Judah.
12 And Judah was put to the worse before Israel; and they fled every
man to their tents.
13 And Jehoash king of Israel took Amaziah king of Judah, the son of
Jehoash the son of Ahaziah, at Bethshemesh, and came to Jerusalem, and
brake down the wall of Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim unto the
corner gate, four hundred cubits.
14 And he took all the gold and silver, and all the vessels that were
found in the house of the LORD, and in the treasures of the king’s
house, and hostages, and returned to Samaria.
1 Samuel 5:2-5
2 When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the
house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon.
3 And when they of Ashdod arose early on the morrow, behold, Dagon
was fallen upon his face to the earth before the ark of the LORD. And
they took Dagon, and set him in his place again.
4 And when they arose early on the morrow morning, behold, Dagon was
fallen upon his face to the ground before the ark of the LORD; and the
head of Dagon and both the palms of his hands were cut off upon the
threshold; only the stump of Dagon was left to him.
5 Therefore neither the priests of Dagon, nor any that come into
Dagon’s house, tread on the threshold of Dagon in Ashdod unto this
day.

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Do not rejoice over the day of Judah's destruction.

Obadiah 1: 12 - But you should not have gazed [gloat] on the day of
your brother In the day of his captivity; Nor should you have rejoiced
over the children of Judah In the day of their destruction; Nor should
you have spoken proudly In the day of distress.

In the Bible there are many warnings and harsh prophesies given
against the people of God, these are the flock of Jesus Christ. In
today’s message the Lord warns us on the Judgment day we will be
pulled up if we have gloated at the calamities which were prophesized
on the sheep of our Lord Jesus Christ.

The calamities are required to bring sense into the minds of the
people of God but even if we are instruments in shouting out these
warnings from roof tops we should not take pleasure when they come to
past. Because we as brothers should be spiritually connected and so
should feel the pain and trouble which our brothers go through.

Now the question comes, how do we identify the goats from the sheep in
the flock? This can be understood from the examples of King Saul and
Judas. They both are in the Bible given as bad examples but yet we see
although David cried to the Lord against Saul, yet he respected him
very much. He had many changes to kill him but did not. Also when a
person claimed to have killed Saul came before him, David dealt with
him treacherously. On the other hand Jesus had no emotions towards
Judas who was one of his disciples for nearly 3 years. We see although
knowing Judas would fall and his weakness being money yet Jesus
allowed him to be in possession of the money bag. Jesus could have
explained to him before or even prayed for Judas. What Jesus did for
Simon Peter to help him overcome, Jesus did not even a fraction of it
for Judas, in fact when was at his peak of this fall, Jesus told him
to do what he was to do.

If we do not have the understanding to discern the difference between
Saul and Judas, it is better we keep sober at all times.


[Prayer Starter]
Lord, by your Word You direct us and give us the understanding of how
and why You do what You do. It is by your Spirit You reveal the Word
unto us. Lord, help us to receive more of your Spirit because it is
only by your Spirit we have victory over our sinful nature and our
carnal flesh. Lord as we are growing in your Spirit, help us to take
rein of our emotions that we may not blunder...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.


[Reference Scriptures]
2 Samuel 1:13-18
13 And David said unto the young man that told him, Whence art thou?
And he answered, I am the son of a stranger, an Amalekite.
14 And David said unto him, How wast thou not afraid to stretch forth
thine hand to destroy the LORD'S anointed?
15 And David called one of the young men, and said, Go near, and fall
upon him. And he smote him that he died.
16 And David said unto him, Thy blood be upon thy head; for thy mouth
hath testified against thee, saying, I have slain the LORD’S anointed.
17 And David lamented with this lamentation over Saul and over
Jonathan his son:
18 (Also he bade them teach the children of Judah the use of the bow:
behold, it is written in the book of Jasher.)

John 13:21-29
21 When Jesus had thus said, he was troubled in spirit, and
testified, and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, that one of you
shall betray me.
22 Then the disciples looked one on another, doubting of whom he spake.
23 Now there was leaning on Jesus’ bosom one of his disciples, whom
Jesus loved.
24 Simon Peter therefore beckoned to him, that he should ask who it
should be of whom he spake.
25 He then lying on Jesus' breast saith unto him, Lord, who is it?
26 Jesus answered, He it is, to whom I shall give a sop, when I have
dipped it. And when he had dipped the sop, he gave it to Judas
Iscariot, the son of Simon.
27 And after the sop Satan entered into him. Then said Jesus unto
him, That thou doest, do quickly.
28 Now no man at the table knew for what intent he spake this unto him.
29 For some of them thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus
had said unto him, Buy those things that we have need of against the
feast; or, that he should give something to the poor.



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Lord is working in his sanctuary

Psalm 60:6 - God hath spoken in his holiness [sanctuary]; I will
rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.

We as believers have our eyes focused on those who do not know God, on
how to tell them the Good News and how to preach to them about the
Lord Jesus Christ. But these days unlike us the eyes of the Lord has
been on his people. He is working on his people refining them and
bringing them to a level that his glory be seen among them.

Today's message is a very strong message to us for the two things
which the Lord will rejoice in doing among his people is to divide
Shechem and mete out the valley of Succoth.

Divide Shechem: The first incident of rape in the Bible has been link
to this name Shechem. Shechem was a Canaanite prince who forcefully
took Jacobs daughter Dinah. He was then treacherously slain by her
brothers Simeon and Levi. The city where he dwelled in was called by
his name. Thus when the Lord uses the name with his people He
identifies the people who have no control over their desires and
acting like Shechem abuse the blessings of God.

When the Lord uses the word 'divide' here, the word does not mean to
part. The Hebrew word 'chalaq' over here is rendered with Piel thus
means to scatter. So those who abuse the blessings of the Lord and
harbor Shechem in them will be scattered; and seeds which are
scattered on the ground are eaten up by the birds of the air.

Mete out valley of Succoth: The word 'mete' means to measure and this
Hebrew word is rendered here with Piel thus means to measure line to
line, meaning to go into fine details. Here the Lord is saying He will
measure going into the minute details the valley of Succoth. Now who
are those among God's people who dwell in the valley of Succoth.
Succoth was the first location where the Israelites settled down in
when they were freed from Egypt. This symbolically identifies as the
starting stage of one's spiritual life. People who believe in Jesus
Christ but do not want to grow in spirit are those who dwell in
Succoth.

We may not find it a great concern if we are in the Lord but not
growing. If we compare this with the Israelites then we will
understand the seriousness of dwelling in Succoth. The people who were
in confusion 'Babylon' made tents calling them Succothbenoth meaning
'tents of Succoth' in which dwell prostitutes. Prostitutes are those
who sell themselves for riches of this world. In spiritual terms it
implies people who compromise or twist the Truth as to enjoy the
pleasures of this world. The word 'mete' in the Bible is also
associated with the Ethiopians who measured off other peoples for
destruction and trod them down. Thus the Lord will deal very harshly
with those who play with the Truth for their pleasure.


[Prayer Starter]
Lord Jesus, Your coming in glory is delayed because your Body is not
in proper function. Your people do not know if they are an arm, leg or
shoulder; all want to be the stomach. Lord, intervene into the lives
of your people and let your glory be seen among them. We pray that
your grace be abundant on them and their hearts renewed...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.


[Reference Scriptures]
Genesis 33:18-21; 34:1-2
18 And Jacob came to Shalem, a city of Shechem, which is in the land
of Canaan, when he came from Padanaram; and pitched his tent before
the city.
19 And he bought a parcel of a field, where he had spread his tent,
at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for an hundred
pieces of money.
20 And he erected there an altar, and called it Elelohe-Israel.
1 And Dinah the daughter of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob, went out
to see the daughters of the land.
2 And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the
country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and defiled her.

Genesis 34:24-27
24 And unto Hamor and unto Shechem his son hearkened all that went
out of the gate of his city; and every male was circumcised, all that
went out of the gate of his city.
25 And it came to pass on the third day, when they were sore, that
two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brethren, took each
man his sword, and came upon the city boldly, and slew all the males.
26 And they slew Hamor and Shechem his son with the edge of the
sword, and took Dinah out of Shechem's house, and went out.
27 The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and spoiled the city,
because they had defiled their sister.

2 Kings 17:29-31
29 Howbeit every nation made gods of their own, and put them in the
houses of the high places which the Samaritans had made, every nation
in their cities wherein they dwelt.
30 And the men of Babylon made Succothbenoth, and the men of Cuth
made Nergal, and the men of Hamath made Ashima,
31 And the Avites made Nibhaz and Tartak, and the Sepharvites burnt
their children in fire to Adrammelech and Anammelech, the gods of
Sepharvaim.

Psalms 108:5-7
5 Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: and thy glory above all the earth;
6 That thy beloved may be delivered: save with thy right hand, and answer me.
7 God hath spoken in his holiness [sanctuary]; I will rejoice, I will
divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.



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Dew, Lilly and Lebanon
Hosea 14:5 - I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the
lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.
Ever been to a garden early morning and seen the dew on the plants and
the flowers. They look so flesh. I was reading a definition of dew on
the net and it read as this:-
As the exposed surface cools by radiating its heat, atmospheric
moisture condenses at a rate greater than that at which it can
evaporate, resulting in the formation of water droplets.
Symbolically this represents - when we let go of all the anger,
hatredness, unforgiveness, rebel etc. from within us, the grace of God
will multiple and fall on us as favour. This will refresh us in body,
mind and spirit.
When we are told the word lily we think of the beautiful flower which
is so magnificent and long with six petals. That is not the only
reason why the Lord identifies the renewed us to lilies. The plant is
an herbaceous plant meaning a season plant. After its season it dies
to the ground level but not completely eradicated. In the next season
this plant again blooms and gives beauty to this world.
The Lord says to us we will be like this plant never eradicated but
living eternally. We may die to this world but we will still live. Our
lives will add beauty to this world and give glory to the Most High.
The Hebrew word 'Lebanon' means 'whiteness' which symbolizes
righteousness. Righteousness is not something we can earn but yet is
very critical of us to have it if we are to live.
Righteousness is also represented by blood. This was the reason why a
blood sacrifice pleased God. But the blood of animals or any man is
not pure so was never satisfying to God. Jesus Christ became our
righteousness by his sacrifice; we too are called righteous when we
cover ourselves in his sacrifice. When people use the Blood of Jesus
to bind Satan it shows they lack understanding of the Blood sacrifice
and do not know how precious it is and that it was shed only for us.
If one goes into the DNA structure one will see the structure of the
Bible in it. Sickness comes when this structure is disturbed.
Hereditary sicknesses are when this defective DNA structure passes
from generation to generation. This is due to the curse of God in us.
Jesus Christ who was without blemish being pure in blood became the
eternal sacrifice and by this His righteousness covers us. By his
hanging of the crucifix He became a peace sacrifice thereby breaking
the curse of God on man.
This does not mean that we are fully righteous or free of all curses.
It is because unbelief is still in us and we are not fully renewed in
mind that we are not totally free. We may proclaim with our lips but
our hearts are far from accepting what we say.
The Lord says He will reveal Himself to us more and more so that we by
his knowledge will believe in Him and thus receive his righteousness.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord Jesus, it is by You that eternal grace is available to man. By
You calling us brother we too can now live eternally with You. Lord
Jesus, You being the Beloved one took the wrath of God on You and were
forsaken for our sake. By your Blood sacrifice You sanctified us and
made available for us your righteousness. You were the Word by which
all things were made and gave us the Word by which we have authority
over all things which is in your Name. We thank You Lord Jesus for
this life and your Name by which we are identified...
We make this prayer in your Mighty Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Genesis 5:1
1 This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God
created man, in the likeness of God made he him;
2 Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their
name Adam, in the day when they were created.
Exodus 34:6-7
6 And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The
LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in
goodness and truth,
7 Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression
and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the
iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's
children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.

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No standing at the crossroads

Obadiah 1:14 - You should not have stood at the crossroads To cut off
those among them who escaped; Nor should you have delivered up those
among them who remained In the day of distress.

If my child starts to throw her tantrums, one thing I have learn from
someone is to give her options and make her to chose one of them. I do
not let her € ’±I want both€ ’² I make sure she chooses one and then she
learns to be satisfied with what she has chosen.

Life is a journey and we need to continuously move ahead. In life we
too act like little children and want to have all the options given to
us at the same time. But when it comes to spiritual matter we land up
standing at one place not make a choice and such a stand is rebuked by
the Lord. When we stand at the crossroads we also land blocking those
around us from progressing in spirit. There are people who struggle
hard to escape the flesh and when we standing at crossroads open our
mouth we get them to be dragged back into the sinking sand - our
carnal nature.

The Lord says it is only by His grace and His Spirit that we are set
free, but if we become a hurdle unto those who are escaping their
carnal nature by trying to grow in spirit. Then the Lord will remove
His grace and take away His Spirit from our lives and we will be dealt
with as Moses dealt with those who worshiped the golden calf. We
cannot stand below the Holy Mountain and worship worldly prosperity
and act in our nakedness.

In yesterday's mail the Lord had warned us on this as one of the
categories of people against whom He would stretch his hand - people
who do not grow in spirit.


[Prayer Starter]
Lord, You spoke to your anointed ones in the Word. Your Word says when
we believe in Jesus Christ we receive the promise of the Holy Spirit.
Lord, as we are anointed by the Holy Spirit speak to us and instruct
us at every stage of our lives. We surrender unto You and your Spirit,
have your way with us but do not forsake us...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.


[Reference Scriptures]
Obadiah 1:14-17
14 You should not have stood at the crossroads To cut off those among
them who escaped; Nor should you have delivered up those among them
who remained In the day of distress.
15 "For the day of the LORD upon all the nations is near; As you have
done, it shall be done to you; Your reprisal shall return upon your
own head.
16 For as you drank on my holy mountain, So shall all the nations
drink continually; Yes, they shall drink, and swallow, And they shall
be as though they had never been.
17 "But on Mount Zion there shall be deliverance, And there shall be
holiness; The house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.

Revelation 3:15-16
15 I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou
wert cold or hot.
16 So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I
will spue thee out of my mouth.

Exodus 32:15-29
15 And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, and the two tables
of the testimony were in his hand: the tables were written on both
their sides; on the one side and on the other were they written.
16 And the tables were the work of God, and the writing was the
writing of God, graven upon the tables.
17 And when Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he
said unto Moses, There is a noise of war in the camp.
18 And he said, It is not the voice of them that shout for mastery,
neither is it the voice of them that cry for being overcome: but the
noise of them that sing do I hear.
19 And it came to pass, as soon as he came nigh unto the camp, that
he saw the calf, and the dancing: and Moses' anger waxed hot, and he
cast the tables out of his hands, and brake them beneath the mount.
20 And he took the calf which they had made, and burnt it in the
fire, and ground it to powder, and strawed it upon the water, and made
the children of Israel drink of it.
21 And Moses said unto Aaron, What did this people unto thee, that
thou hast brought so great a sin upon them?
22 And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: thou knowest
the people, that they are set on mischief.
23 For they said unto me, Make us gods, which shall go before us: for
as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of
Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.
24 And I said unto them, Whosoever hath any gold, let them break it
off. So they gave it me: then I cast it into the fire, and there came
out this calf.
25 And when Moses saw that the people were naked; (for Aaron had made
them naked unto their shame among their enemies:)
26 Then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, Who is on the
LORD€ ’²S side? let him come unto me. And all the sons of Levi gathered
themselves together unto him.
27 And he said unto them, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Put
every man his sword by his side, and go in and out from gate to gate
throughout the camp, and slay every man his brother, and every man his
companion, and every man his neighbour.
28 And the children of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and
there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.
29 For Moses had said, Consecrate yourselves to day to the LORD, even
every man upon his son, and upon his brother; that he may bestow upon
you a blessing this day.



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The people against whom the Lord stretches his hand
Zephaniah 1:4-6
4 "I will stretch out My hand against Judah, And against all the
inhabitants of Jerusalem. I will cut off every trace of Baal from this
place, The names of the idolatrous priests with the pagan priests-
5 Those who worship the host of heaven on the housetops; Those who
worship and swear oaths by the LORD, But who also swear by Milcom;
6 Those who have turned back from following the LORD, And have not
sought the LORD, nor inquired of Him."

In today's message the Lord is specifying against whom He stretches
out his hand. They are as follow:-
Judah and Jerusalem: Here the Lord says all the inhabitants of
Jerusalem but not the same in the case of Judah. Like I told you
before the Old Testament is written more in a metaphor (shadow). When
the Lord points to Judah and Jerusalem it means the people in that
spiritual state. The spiritual life for people of God starts from
Egypt and tops at Zion. So those who refuse to grow in spirit need to
be alert; are you in Jerusalem, Judah or in Zion? Not growing in the
Lord can have serious consequences.
The Lord gets more specific as to whom among them will He stretch his
hand against.
Those who worship Baal: Mind you, the Lord is not speaking of the
gentiles here, but of those who call themselves people of God. Among
people of God we have people who worship Baal. The words Baal and Lord
have the same meaning but they define different beings. Baal refers to
an unknown god or lord. Here the Lord is speaking of people of God who
do not know their God. They believe in Yahweh, Jesus, Holy Spirit...
but do not know who They are. It is not that they cannot know; the
point is that they do not desire to know because they do not really
love Him.
Idolatrous priest and pagan priest: Yesterday someone inquired why I
use the term 'believer Church' in my mails. I specified to him that it
was to distinguish the Christian Churches from the Catholics Churches.
Although the Catholics believe in Jesus Christ they do not follow Him.
To follow Jesus Christ one needs to follow his Word. Those who reject
his Word are as good a believer as Jehovah's Witness or a Jew or a
Muslim. All these know Jesus Christ was for real and do acknowledge
Him, but they all reject his Word. This is the reason why many among
us worship idols and practice paganism even after calling ourselves
Christians.
Those who worship from roof tops: The scriptures says those who
worship from roof tops, meaning those who glory themselves in the Name
of the Lord. These people do worship God but they worship themselves
more than they worship God. They are people of the flesh desiring
things of the flesh and these have more priority than the Truth.
Those who worship and swear by the Lord and by Milcom: You may say
what is wrong with people who worship and swear (take oath / declare
the promises) by the Lord? One needs to look at the grammar of verbs
used here. The verbs 'worship' and 'swear' although have different
grammar - Hithpael and Niphal respectively, yet the action is common
which is reflexive, which means they worship or say the promises of
the Lord out of habit. These people do not really mean their worship
nor reflect on the promises which they declare. The word ‘Milcom’ used
here is the same word translated 2500+ times as 'king', but here it
has not been translated as king. The translators knew there was a
difference here than the usual king. This Milcom refers to the Lord
who comes as King - Christ the King.
Those who turn back from following the Lord: After coming to know the
Lord I though, how is it possible for a person to deny Him? Can a
blind man who has received sight continue to live like a blind man? I
never thought it could be possible. But sadly, yes in spiritual world
this is very possible. Solomon is a great testimony for us to learn
from. Knowing the Truth does not mean having the Truth. It is only
when we live the Truth we have the Truth in us. That is the reason
Jesus said we will be set free from our sinful nature only when we
know the Truth and follow.
Those who have not sought Him or inquired of Him: Knowing the Lord is
a never ending process. We cannot at any stage settle down and say 'we
know the Lord'. We need to continuously and persistently thirst to
know Him. And there is no one who can show us the Lord except for His
Son and His Spirit. It is only when we inquire of Them will we come to
know Him.


[Prayer Starter]
Lord God, we ask You to forgive us if we are one in the list of people
against whom You stretch out your hand against. We repent Lord that
even after coming to know You we have denied You to ourselves and to
those around us. Help us Lord to shine your light in us and to show
You to the world that You alone are God and above all...
This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Zephaniah 1:12-18
12 And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search
Jerusalem with candles, and punish the men that are settled on their
lees: that say in their heart, The LORD will not do good, neither will
he do evil.
13 Therefore their goods shall become a booty, and their houses a
desolation: they shall also build houses, but not inhabit them; and
they shall plant vineyards, but not drink the wine thereof.
14 The great day of the LORD is near, it is near, and hasteth
greatly, even the voice of the day of the LORD: the mighty man shall
cry there bitterly.
15 That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day
of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day
of clouds and thick darkness,
16 A day of the trumpet and alarm against the fenced cities, and
against the high towers.
17 And I will bring distress upon men, that they shall walk like
blind men, because they have sinned against the LORD: and their blood
shall be poured out as dust, and their flesh as the dung.
18 Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them
in the day of the LORD’S wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured
by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance
of all them that dwell in the land.

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Very small suffering for a great, great glory
Romans 8:18 - For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time
are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed
to us-ward.
Just 2 days back a brother was telling me of a Church (not part of the
believer Churches) he visited which told them that if anyone of them
are sick, they should consider it are part of their trial and not pray
for it, but to bear it. Even the Catholic Church to some extent, when
they do not get their prayer for healings answered; instead of testing
their faith, they consider it trials and take pleasure in bearing it.
When the Lord tells us to bear suffering, it is not the suffering
which comes from sicknesses or problems in one's personal life. God
does at times bring or allow these to come, to bring correction or
understanding into our lives. So these should be scrutinized into and
reflected on.
The suffering which Paul is speaking about bearing is due to being a
witness of the Lord Jesus Church to the world. It is the suffering
which one goes through sacrificing the pleasures on this world.
It is not easy to give up the pleasures of this world and to
disconnect from the ways of this world. They will come to your face
again and again and at many times increased in strength day by day. It
is only when we have the Truth in us that we will have the strength to
follow the example which Jesus gave us in himself and be set free from
the ways of this world. It is this suffering which Paul tells us to
take pleasure in for the great, great glory which awaits us when Jesus
Christ will come again as man.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord Jesus, It is very difficult to live in this world and to
disconnect from the things it offers. The pleasures of this world, the
pleasures of the flesh are too difficult to overcome. You showed us
Lord how by having the Truth in You and by the leading of the Holy
Spirit You overcame this world. Lord, You reveal the Truth to us
through your Word and You have given us your Spirit by believing in
You. Help us Holy Spirit and strengthen us that we may stick to the
Truth and walk not in the ways of this world...
This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Hebrew 2:9-10
9 But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for
the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the
grace of God should taste death for every man.
10 For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all
things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their
salvation perfect through sufferings.
1 Peter 2:19-23
19 For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure
grief, suffering wrongfully.
20 For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye
shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it,
ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.
21 For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for
us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:
22 Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth:
23 Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he
threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously:

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The thistle and the cedar
2 Kings 14:9 - And Jehoash the king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of
Judah, saying, The thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that
was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife: and there
passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trode down the
thistle.
The thistle as we know is the thorn bush, which is an unproductive
plant and not only is it unproductive but one that also hurts. The
cedar on the other hand is a tree which is used for sacramental use
and is a preferred wood for building since it does decay and can
resist almost all the elements of nature which destroy.
In today's message the Lord is telling us that He would send wild
beast (problems) among us to trample the thistle in us and among us,
because we are trying to build a relation between the thistle and the
cedar.
In this world we humans have learnt to put up with all the wrongs of
life, not only put up but we go further and try to make the wrongs
right by giving religious terminologies. Under the disguise of
goodness and godliness we want to continue our lust, our weaknesses,
our sinful ways, our rebellious nature, our blindness to the Truth
etc...
The Lord is telling us He is not going to let this continue and is
going to take this matter to task. He is going to release wild beast
(problems) which will trample down those who are like thistles and the
part of us which is like thistles.
If we do not want to experience the wild beast let us renew ourselves
and those areas in our lives let us accept the Truth and work with the
Lord on them.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord Jesus, You are like the cedar of Lebanon
(whiteness/righteousness) and You showed us the way to righteousness.
You are the Temple and have called us to be a part of You. Help us
Lord discern the areas in us which are like thistles and those among
us who are like thistles so that we can work on them and be like You a
cedar...
This prayer we make in Jesus' mighty Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
1 Kings 5:2-6
2 And Solomon sent to Hiram, saying,
3 Thou knowest how that David my father could not build an house unto
the name of the LORD his God for the wars which were about him on
every side, until the LORD put them under the soles of his feet.
4 But now the LORD my God hath given me rest on every side, so that
there is neither adversary nor evil occurrent.
5 And, behold, I purpose to build an house unto the name of the LORD
my God, as the LORD spake unto David my father, saying, Thy son, whom
I will set upon thy throne in thy room, he shall build an house unto
my name.
6 Now therefore command thou that they hew me cedar trees out of
Lebanon; and my servants shall be with thy servants: and unto thee
will I give hire for thy servants according to all that thou shalt
appoint: for thou knowest that there is not among us any that can
skill to hew timber like unto the Sidonians.
Leviticus 14:4
4 Then shall the priest command to take for him that is to be
cleansed two birds alive and clean, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and
hyssop:
Numbers 19:6
6 And the priest shall take cedar wood, and hyssop, and scarlet, and
cast it into the midst of the burning of the heifer.
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Test the Gold in you
Zephaniah 1:12 - And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will
search Jerusalem with candles, and punish the men that are settled on
their lees: that say in their heart, The LORD will not do good,
neither will he do evil.
This Jan end the Lord had given me a vision of the things that were to
happen in the believer Church I attend for worship. When I went to
meet the pastor of this Church I encountered some unfriendly
experience and I was given a message that the Lord will take them
through this in a very easy way (the head of this Church was to be
replaced - I was shown 3 persons and this the Lord would do as the
message said with a hook in the nostrils also giving me the reasons
why). All this has almost come to pass as I heard of a few days back
(I have yet to confirm on the finer details).
When I shared this with my students a few Sundays back (most of them
came from Catholic background), some did not take it well. There were
some who thought if the believer Church is also like this then why
should we leave where we have been. There were some who though what
right I have to judge anointed Men of God.
Last Sunday at worship as I put this before the Lord as to how I
should deal with it, the Lord put in my mind a beautiful understanding
- gold. This is how I simplified and put before them:-
Consider you have to keep all your life belongings in gold coins and
at the end all these gold coins will be valued in Heaven and you will
be paid in Heaven accordingly. The more the value the better location
in Heaven one would get and a person without value would be thrown out
into hell. Now these coins are to be procured through men on earth.
Going by the system in Heaven, purity (quality) is given great
importance, and as you know gold is available to us in carats. We have
18 carat, 20 carat, 22 carat, 23 carat and 24 carat. Even 24 carat
gold as we know is not pure gold, it is 99.9 percent pure. It still
has that 0.1 percent impurity.
Now consider different persons giving out these gold coins as you earn
yourself through life. Some of them are giving 18carat gold coins,
some giving 20 carat and so on. By naked eyes and without instruments
it is not possible to know the purity of gold; the only way is to
discern the gold by the person who is giving it, how honest or true he
or she is.
Now the catch comes that among the persons giving away these coins is
one who is giving iron coins plated in gold. Looking at the coin it is
not possible to know that you are being cheated. But when you discern
the person you can easily know that this person is a crook and is
cheating you.
Taking all this into consideration, who will you collect your gold
coins from? Surely not the gold plating guy, for when your coins get
tested in Heaven you will have no value and will not get entry. One
will surely search for the 24 carat guy even though knowing he is not
perfect. But he being the best would be sufficient.
This is the same with the Jesus we receive from the Churches we go to.
There is the Catholic Church which is giving Jesus as gold plated
coins having no truth in what they give. It is all human thinking and
human words plated with the Name Jesus Christ. Then there are the
believer Churches which give us Jesus in different levels of purity.
We may say the believer Churches are not pure but definitely they are
worth a thousand and million times more than the duplicate Jesus which
the Catholic Church is giving. No doubt we need to test the Jesus
which the believer Churches are giving and look out for the 24 carat
Jesus among them.
The time has come God is testing the Jesus in us. Those who are giving
duplicate Jesus will be made a testimony and those giving impure Jesus
will be pulled up.
Know the Jesus you have in you with the Jesus in the Bible and check the purity.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord God, You are a holy God and before You nothing unholy can come.
By the humbling of your Son and Spirit You are working in man to make
him worthy to come before You. Father, refine us and by your Spirit
help us discern the Jesus we are receiving from others. We want the
Jesus given in your Word in us so that we become pure like Him...
This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Matthew 25:14-32
14 For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far
country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his
goods.
15 And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another
one; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway
took his journey.
16 Then he that had received the five talents went and traded with
the same, and made them other five talents.
17 And likewise he that had received two, he also gained other two.
18 But he that had received one went and digged in the earth, and hid
his lord's money.
19 After a long time the lord of those servants cometh, and reckoneth
with them.
20 And so he that had received five talents came and brought other
five talents, saying, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me five talents:
behold, I have gained beside them five talents more.
21 His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant:
thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over
many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
22 He also that had received two talents came and said, Lord, thou
deliveredst unto me two talents: behold, I have gained two other
talents beside them.
23 His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant; thou
hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many
things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
24 Then he which had received the one talent came and said, Lord, I
knew thee that thou art an hard man, reaping where thou hast not sown,
and gathering where thou hast not strawed:
25 And I was afraid, and went and hid thy talent in the earth: lo,
there thou hast that is thine.
26 His lord answered and said unto him, Thou wicked and slothful
servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where
I have not strawed:
27 Thou oughtest therefore to have put my money to the exchangers,
and then at my coming I should have received mine own with usury.
28 Take therefore the talent from him, and give it unto him which
hath ten talents.
29 For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have
abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that
which he hath.
30 And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness: there
shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

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