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Post  Admin on Wed 20 Apr 2016, 10:12 pm

Tamar the wife of Judah

Matthew 1:3 And Judas [Judah] begat Phares and Zara of Thamar [Tamar]; 
and Phares begat Esrom; and Esrom begat Aram;

We have many former Muslims who have accepted Christ after they studied 
the character of Mohammad and compared it with the character of Jesus. 
They have seen through their own scriptures how their prophet was a man 
full of sexual desires and a person who did not have any dignity or 
values to justify his pervert, deprave sexual desires in the name of 
Allah a character whom he created.

Some of them include his marriage to a six year old girl Aisha and his 
sexual relationship with her when she was nine years old. People think 
he waited till she grew up of age (according to the traditions at that 
time) to have relationship with her, but that is false. He married her 
and desired to have relationship with her when she was yet six but since 
she suffered for a rash on her head and he feared he would get it, he 
waited for three year (but during this time he still molested her). 
Another of his pervert ventures was his marriage to his own daughter in 
law Zaynab (married to Zayd ibn Harithah, a person he considered as his 
own son), who was so beautiful that he could not take his eyes off her. 
Mohammad had set as taboo to have relationship with close family members 
so he was deprived by his own law to marry or have relationship with his 
daughter in law. So as usual in the name of his Allah he claimed that 
Allah made all women legal for him to marry and even the numbers were 
not restricted for him unlike for others officially four (unofficially 
they too can have more under temporary contract or as slaves). So he 
first made his son to divorce his wife and then he got married to her. 
The concept of Hijab (Burka) came afterwards when other people started 
starring at his wives (mainly Zaynab who was very beautiful and whom he 
himself used to stare at before he married her).

Why am I talking of this today. Like the story Mohammad and Zaynab we 
have a story in the Bible and that too in the genealogy of Jesus, we 
have the story of Judah and Thamar. Was Judah like Mohammad?

Let us understand the background to understand why this happened. Tamar 
was the daughter in law of Judah married to Er his first son. But since 
Er who was wicked he was killed by the Lord and he did not have children 
so as per the belief of the Israelites the brother had to marry his 
widow sister in law and have children else she would be termed as cursed 
since any married woman without child would be termed as cursed of God. 
Also the children out of this relationship would legally not be his own 
but of his deceased brother. So Judah’s other son Onan marries Tamar and 
he has relationship with her but then Onan realizes the child would not 
be his thus he does not allow her to conceive. This angered God and Onan 
too was killed.

Judah then promises Tamar the marriage of his younger son Shelah who at 
that time was not of age, so she had to wait for him to be off age. But 
when Shelah was of age Judah does not remember or fulfill his promise 
(it is not written why he did not do it).

There comes an incident when one of Judah’s daughters dies and he was 
full of grief. Around that time he goes out rearing his sheep. Tamar to 
take revenge and protect her dignity removes her widow’s clothes, goes 
out and sits on the pathway of her father in law covering her face like 
a harlot. Judah, being full of grief requests the harlot if he could 
have relationship with her and she agrees on certain condition of 
repayment. Later when Judah goes to fulfill his dues towards her he does 
not find her. It is after three months of Tamar conceiving twins from 
her relationship that Judah comes to know that it was Tamar who played 
the Harlot. Initially Judah goes to kill Tamar for deceiving him but 
then realizes he had failed to keep his promise so does not.

We need to note Judah had not willingly had relationship with Tamar but 
was deceived by her. Tamar to protect her dignity deceived her father in 
law so as to become a mother. We may feel very awful that the Lord Jesus 
Christ allowed such an incident and that too among his genealogy but it 
is only when one goes by the deeper understanding of the belief at that 
time that one realizes that this was not a taboo as it would be 
considered now.

The law of incest being a taboo came later to this incident by the hand 
of Moses, before that we have many cases like Abraham and Sahara (who 
was his niece) or even Adam and Eve (who was made of his own rib), even 
the sons of Adam married their own sister (who are not named) to 
reproduce and multiply as commanded by the Lord.

Secondly a marriage is considered complete only when the woman bears a 
child. That is why Israelites had the custom of the brother marrying his 
sister in law in case her husband dies and they did not have a child.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord You are God, You are True and Your Word is True. You and your Word, 
Lord are eternal and do not change for what is perfect cannot be 
bettered. In your Word all things are set plain and have not been 
changed across time to please man or the limited understanding of man. 
We pray Lord your people understand the Truth of your Word...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Genesis 38:6-27

Ruth 4:10-12

10Moreover Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of Mahlon, have I purchased to 
be my wife, to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance, that 
the name of the dead be not cut off from among his brethren, and from 
the gate of his place: ye are witnesses this day.

11And all the people that were in the gate, and the elders, said, We are 
witnesses. The LORD make the woman that is come into thine house like 
Rachel and like Leah, which two did build the house of Israel: and do 
thou worthily in Ephratah, and be famous in Bethlehem:

12And let thy house be like the house of Pharez, whom Tamar bare unto 
Judah, of the seed which the LORD shall give thee of this young woman.

Matthew 22:23-28

23The same day came to him the Sadducees, which say that there is no 
resurrection, and asked him,

24Saying, Master, Moses said, If a man die, having no children, his 
brother shall marry his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother.

25Now there were with us seven brethren: and the first, when he had 
married a wife, deceased, and, having no issue, left his wife unto his 

26Likewise the second also, and the third, unto the seventh.

27And last of all the woman died also.

28Therefore in the resurrection whose wife shall she be of the seven? 
for they all had her.

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Post  Admin on Mon 18 Apr 2016, 7:25 pm

When will there be peace?

Psalms 37:10, 11 For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: 
yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be. But 
the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the 
abundance of peace.

When I was not in the Lord and when people in Christ told me there would 
be peace like spoken in today's message, it gave me a lot of hope. After 
I came in the Lord and now that many years have passed yet I have not 
seen the peace which they spoke of or as mentioned in today's scripture. 
Yes internally I did experience peace from day one of accepting Christ 
but the situation became opposite externally. Previous worldly people 
who were good to me also turned to be either cutting off relationship or 
coming against me. But then their success rate of attack grew lesser by 
the day for the Lord protects me, but their hate increases even though 
they do not show on the face, also at time unwillingly they favor me for 
the Lord sets a banquet table for us before our enemies.

This scripture was written by David who was born in 900BC approx. (907BC 
according to the Jews) and lived for about 70 years. It is almost 3000 
years since this scripture and we are yet to see it fulfill. Yes the 
world did experience a period of no major war anywhere in the world 
during the time of Jesus (that's what a Bible historian stated). The 
Israelites and Romans too concentrated on building infrastructure and 
monuments during that time since there was peace in the land. i.e. 
Augustus the Roman Caesar at that time who would always have about 60 
legions battle ready chose to demobilize most of them and kept only 28 
active. He even had a record of winning a 'battle' without bloodshed.

Jesus said the world will hate us for it hated Him first, He also warned 
of persecution that will come. The Bible has N number of prophecies that 
speak of human and natural calamities that have just passed and are yet 
to come to pass. So in all this, where is the peace?

If one studies the stages of the Church of Christ it does speak of peace 
throughout the world before the great Day of the Lord that's when Satan 
is set loose and there is untold suffering just before Christ returns. 
But this peace is a false peace which Paul and Jesus warns of (the Day 
will come like a thief). If one studies the 'Mark of the Beast' one will 
know more of how this peace is achieved or enforced.

In short until Judgment Day we do not see any world peace. So as 
Christians let us not be deceived to pursue world peace. Christians who 
hold prayer services for world peace are telling God to edit His Word 
and come with a new edition.

We can pray for local peace, peace in our neighborhood and peace over 
Christians but world peace is not in the dictionary of a Christian. For 
a Christian peace in all areas will only be received in the Father's House.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord, You are Light and You created this world and man when You saw 
darkness. You created man so that those who are yours may be a light to 
shine and overcome the darkness. We pray Lord your people realized we 
cannot rest or be under falsehood of peace until the darkness completely 
destroyed. We wait for the head of evil is crushed my man led by the 
Chief Prince our Savior when He comes again...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Matthew 24

1 Thessalonians 5:3For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then 
sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; 
and they shall not escape.

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Post  Admin on Sun 17 Apr 2016, 10:56 pm

Evil in the name of Christ

Jeremiah 23:14 I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem an horrible 
thing: they commit adultery, and walk in lies: they strengthen also the 
hands of evildoers, that none doth return from his wickedness: they are 
all of them unto me as Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah.

When we see Islamic terror we look at those who go out and shoot and 
kill people in the name of Allah, those who blow themselves up and kill 
others shouting 'Allah hu akbar'.But people do not see the more evil 
ones who exist in the background, the people who were responsible to 
brainwash these people and send them on these missions. The real 
terrorist are not the people who kill or blow themselves up, the real 
terrorist are those in Mosques and street corners who brainwash youth 
into violence.

People think Islam is peaceful the reason is because most Muslims do not 
true follow Islam. True Islam is Jihad which simply means any means of 
violence justified for expansion of the faith. And even after a person 
becomes a Muslim they still have Sharia to destroy them. In short, in or 
out it is death that is propagated.

The same situation exists in Christianity but in the opposite state and 
in greater dimension. True Christianity is peaceful but false 
Christianity is more violent than Islam. An Islamist kills the body but 
false Christian kills the spirit.

Jesus said do not fear them that hurt our natural body. Life and death 
of this natural body is in the hand of God. If we are in the Lord then 
unless the Lord does not allow, no person, no sickness, no disease can 
touch us or hurt us in any way. If we are not in the Lord then we are 
open to attacks. But all this is concerning our natural life and natural 
death is not actual death, it is just exit from this world and this live 
is not even a few minutes of the real movie. But our spirit life is in 
our hands for God has given us the authority to choose life or death 
that does not mean we die immediately.

Our natural lives are a few decades while our spirit life is 
millenniums(thousands) of years that's if we do not go to Heaven and go 
to Hell (where we suffer our sins), but if we go to Heaven we will be 
able to live eons (millions) of years for we will have access to the 
Tree of Life. The Psalmist wrote it is better to live a day in the House 
of the Lord than a thousand year (away from Him), he did not say this 
because he was ready to die but contrary to it. He knew a day in the 
Lord in this life would give him eons of years in his spirit life. He 
was ready to sacrifice this life for the real life.

Last time we got this same scripture was on 14th Feb which is celebrated 
as 'Valentine's Day' and the Lord alerted us about this false church, of 
how it was promoting evil in the name of goodness. We saw about the two 
Jerusalems in the Hebrew text and how one represented the true Church 
and the other the false Church.

Just yesterday I was debating (actually we did not even get started) 
with 'Catholic Apologist' (there were 2 of them) and when I started 
reasoning through scripture or history the person started playing dirty 
with personal remarks and name calling. When they were cornered they 
said 'I am a Catholic and will die a Catholic'.

When I was a Catholic and was brainwashed into believing that this 
Church was taking me to the Lord like they were it was the Lord who 
opened my eyes to show me where this Church was taking me. I had to face 
great difficulties and resistance to come out of that Church. But it was 
love for real life that gave me the courage to face them.

When we love God we love life and vice-versa. Walking in the way of the 
Lord leads us to eternal life and walking contrary to Him is walking 
towards death and suffering.

Lord is today making us aware of the greater terrorist who looks 
peaceful and comes as Angel of Light but is more evil than Islam, or 
Atheism, or any worldly cult, or worldly evil, for they speak the name 
of the Lord but promote deep evil. Yesterday we were told of the meaning 
of being young and Ezekiel 23:12 tells us this false church loves 
fellowship (worldly), rulers (power), prosperity (worldly) and young men 
(spiritually young). It is only spiritual maturity which will help us 
overcome this evil Church.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord You are Almighty and all-knowing God and nothing is hidden from 
You. You Lord have kept this evil from overflowing its banks so that it 
does not destroy your people. Now that You have given us your Word and 
your Spirit, You are exposing this evil for us to overcome and destroy 
from its roots. You have appointed mere man to overcome the Angels that 
fell. It is only by You in us and we in your Name that we will crush the 
head of evil. Lord we pray for those who are yours and are still under 
deceit of this woman, we pray for their deliverance...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Jeremiah 4:14O Jerusalem <03389>, wash thine heart from wickedness, that 
thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?

Psalms 9:16The LORD is known by the judgment he executeth: the wicked is 
snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion [meaning meditation 
music]. Selah [caution].

Ezekiel 23:2-12

2Son of man, there were two women, the daughters of one mother:

3And they committed whoredoms in Egypt; they committed whoredoms in 
their youth: there were their breasts pressed, and there they bruised 
the teats of their virginity.

4And the names of them were Aholah the elder, and Aholibah her sister: 
and they were mine, and they bare sons and daughters. Thus were their 
names; Samaria is Aholah, and Jerusalem Aholibah.

5And Aholah played the harlot when she was mine; and she doted on her 
lovers, on the Assyrians her neighbours,

6Which were clothed with blue, captains and rulers, all of them 
desirable young men, horsemen riding upon horses.

7Thus she committed her whoredoms with them, with all them that were the 
chosen men of Assyria, and with all on whom she doted: with all their 
idols she defiled herself.

8Neither left she her whoredoms brought from Egypt: for in her youth 
they lay with her, and they bruised the breasts of her virginity, and 
poured their whoredom upon her.

9Wherefore I have delivered her into the hand of her lovers, into the 
hand of the Assyrians, upon whom she doted.

10These discovered her nakedness: they took her sons and her daughters, 
and slew her with the sword: and she became famous among women; for they 
had executed judgment upon her.

11 And when her sister Aholibah saw this, she was more corrupt in her 
inordinate love than she, and in her whoredoms more than her sister in 
her whoredoms.

12She doted upon the Assyrians her neighbours, captains and rulers 
clothed most gorgeously, horsemen riding upon horses, all of them 
desirable young men.

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Post  Admin on Sat 16 Apr 2016, 7:34 pm

Good to be youth?

Isaiah 40:30 [HCSB] Youths may faint and grow weary, and young men 
stumble and fall,

I took today's message from the Holman Christian Standard Bible [HCSB] 
which is a literate translation like the KJV since I found it more 
accurate in this scripture by referring to the WTT William Tindale 
Translation - Hebrew text. Why? Because I found the other start with the 
word 'even' although it is not part of the scripture, also the word in 
the Greek [BGT] version of the Old Testament is 'and'. There is a 
difference between 'and' and 'even'.

Today's message talks of the youth. We see most people love to be called 
youth or a young person, but as Christians should we pursue youthfulness?

Who is a youth? Youth is a person growing up, a person who is maturing, 
a person who is juggling between instincts and experience.

Why then are people attracted to being youthful? Because we visualize a 
youth as a healthy person, full of energy and in prime stage of beauty. 
We see the external more than the internal.

Today the Lord is saying if remain youth spiritually we will grow faint 
and weary and may stumble and fall.

Let us not look at our physical body for a Christian is not a person of 
bones and flesh but more a person of spirit and understanding. If God 
could keep Moses in a very fit condition to be able to climb mountains 
even at an age of 120, then our natural body should not hinder us. When 
we are more in the Lord and our spirit is of age our natural body will 
always be fit.But if we are not in the Lord then even if we are fit in 
the body but our spirit not of age then we will surely stumble and fall.

Let us not pursue the things concerning the natural body but pursue 
things concerning the spiritual body. Let us no longer remain young in 

God is called 'ancient one' not because He is old. We see Catholics 
picture Him as a strong old man. Can an eternal being be of age? God's 
wisdom, knowledge and understanding cannot be measured nor comprehended. 
Leave God even we, when we are in Heaven will be ageless for we will be 
recipients to eternal life (renewal of life via the Tree of Life as and 
when needed).

[Prayer Starter]

Lord, You are Spirit and desire your people to be led by the Spirit. We 
pray Lord we overcome the flesh and pursue not the things of the flesh 
but pursue things of the Spirit. May we daily see how healthy or 
beautiful our spirit is in the mirror of your Word, more than we see the 
fitness and beauty of our natural body in the worldly mirror...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Isaiah 40:30 [KJV-AV] 30Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and 
the young men shall utterly fall:

Revelation 22:2In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of 
the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of 
fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree 
were for the healing of the nations.

Revelation 2:7He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith 
unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree 
of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.

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By the hand of Moses

Joshua 20:2 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint out for you 
cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses:

In the Bible among all the Prophets of the Old Testament there are 2 
Prophets who stand out, one is Moses and the other Elijah (in Greek 
Elias). Both these Men of God had something special concerning them even 
after their death or exit from this earth. When Moses died the Lord hid 
his body and none could find his body. Elijah on the other hand did not 
die; he came back as John the Baptist and then died but before death he 
lived a life of repentance from day one of his ministry as if he was a 
grave sinner before (one cannot repent for others).

In the case of both these Prophets we have some special mentions of 
them. In case of Elijah we have the term used 'spirit of Elijah' which 
we will not find such term mentioned for any other Prophet. In case of 
Moses like in today's scripture we find a mention 'by the hand of Moses' 
that too after his death. The term 'by the hand of Moses' means 'by the 
power of Moses' or 'in the authority of Moses'.

Give it a thought should not the Lord have had Joshua speak in His Name 
like He caused all the other Prophets or Men of God to do instead of 
asking him to do in the authority of Moses. What was so special of Moses 
with the Israelites / Jews? In the NT this relationship between Moses 
and the Jews is exposed. When Jesus confronted the Jews they claimed 
they were the 'disciples of Moses'. Moses never made any disciple yet 
these people called themselves as his disciples. The only person who 
could remotely claim to the disciple of Moses would have been Joshua and 
yet we see Jews even after many, many generations called themselves 
disciples of Moses.

Another factor concerning Moses is revealed with the death of Stephen. 
Before the Jews stoned him they had bought him before the people on 
accusation of blasphemy against Moses and against God. Note the order of 
the names they put the name of Moses before the name of the Lord. Also 
note one cannot be accused of blasphemy towards a man but only against 
God, one can be accused of slander or defamation against man but 
blasphemy meant they had made Moses into an idol, a god. When Jesus 
spoke about people disrespecting Him or His name, even though being Lord 
but as man He did not use the term blasphemy for Himself.

Just a few days back someone was telling me about Catholics in an area. 
The Pastor said if anyone spoke against Jesus not one would even raise 
an eyelid but if that person spoke against Mary then the Catholics would 
pounce on that person like a lion on its prey. This is evident with most 
Catholics. Why I am talking this now simply because Moses is the Mary of 
the Jews. That person lifted above God and worshipped even though they 
both deny doing so.

Only credit one can take for good works is not for the works but only 
for surrender, surrendering to God to do His mighty works through one 
self. But when it comes to the opposite that is works of evil we cannot 
blame God for from God no evil come for He is a Holy God. It is our 
corruption that causes the evil in us to manifest.

We as Believers (Protestants) may not have a problem with Moses or with 
Mary but we could be having our own Moses or Mary by putting a person of 
God at the level of God or even higher. For when anything spoke by that 
person and contradict scripture we yet chose to follow that person. Let 
us understand God is God and whatever be the things that God does via a 
person we should not lift that person or glorify the person. We can only 
bless that person for the works God has done through him or her (that 
too when the person is alive not after the person dies).

When Jesus transfigured He could have spoken any person from Noah to 
David or Joel but He chose to speak to Moses and Elijah only. He did 
this not because Moses or Elijah were among the greatest among those who 
slept in the Lord. If you see when God had to give sample names for 
righteous men (those who had right standing in Him) He did not name 
Abraham (father of faith), Moses (mighty leader), David (man according 
to the heart of God), Elijah (mighty works) or any of the so called 
'Major Prophets' or 'Patriarchs' but He named people like Noah, Job and 
Daniel. God looks at consistency and dedication in small things more 
than once a while mighty works.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we praise and thank You that You have chosen mere man to shame the 
Angels who fell off line. We thank You for using the willing to do the 
mighty works and using us as vessels for your holy work. We pray Lord we 
always remember it is You and not us or any other man or woman that are 
to be glorified for the great works...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Acts 6:11 Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him speak 
blasphemous words against Moses, and against God.

Acts 6:13 And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not 
to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:

Luke 12:10 And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it 
shall be forgiven him: but unto him that blasphemeth against the Holy 
Ghost it shall not be forgiven.

2 Kings 2:15And when the sons of the prophets which were to view at 
Jericho saw him, they said, The spirit of Elijah doth rest on Elisha. 
And they came to meet him, and bowed themselves to the ground before him.

John 1:19-23

19And this is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites 
from Jerusalem to ask him, Who art thou?

20And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.

21And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And he saith, I am not. 
Art thou that prophet? And he answered, No.

22Then said they unto him, Who art thou? that we may give an answer to 
them that sent us. What sayest thou of thyself?

23He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight 
the way of the Lord, as said the prophet Esaias.

Matthew 11:11-15

11Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath 
not risen a greater than John the Baptist: notwithstanding he that is 
least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.

12And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven 
suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.

13For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.

14And if ye will receive it, this is Elias, which was for to come.

15He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

Matthew 17:2-3

2And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, 
and his raiment was white as the light.

3And, behold, there appeared unto them Moses and Elias talking with him.

Ezekiel 14:14Though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, 
they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, saith 
the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 14:20Though Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, as I live, saith 
the Lord GOD, they shall deliver neither son nor daughter; they shall 
but deliver their own souls by their righteousness.

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The power of the Saints

Psalms 149:5-9

5Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.

6Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in 
their hand;

7To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people;

8To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;

9To execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his 
saints. Praise ye the LORD.

Today's message talks of the Saints of the Lord; these are not dead 
people the Psalm is talking of but people who are alive. Although verse 
5 talks of beds, the Hebrew word does not actually mean bed but means to 
lying down but not be asleep (act as lying). The word translated as 
Saints is the word that also means faithful, godly, holy ones, pious. 
The Lord is telling us about the person He spoke of in our last message 
a person who is right (righteous) according to the Lord.

The Psalm talks of Saints / Men of God being at ease and not being 
worked up for they rest in the Lord. Everything that they desire or need 
gets done effortless. Verse 6 speaks of the twoedged sword in their hand 
which is authority like that of the Word. The next 3 verses tell us what 
this authority is for. In Hebrews the writer talks of the power of the 
Word of God which pierces deep within and separates the bone (joint) 
from the marrow that is the nature / character from the spirit.

A Pastor asked me some time back why point to the problems of the 
leaders (Pastors); what can we as Men of God do?

Today's message says when we truly are Men of God we weld the powers 
that allows us to quicken either blessings or the judgment of God. We as 
men of God do not judge but become instruments of executing judgment 
that is only when we are truly led in the spirit.

There was an incident many years back that taught me as to when and for 
what to weld our powers as Men of God. There was a heathen festival of 
an idol celebrated very grand in Mumbai which angered me very much for 
the whole city is engulfed in celebrating it. So whenever it came I 
would ask the Lord (in my heart) to exercise His wrath and let them see 
who really is God. This happened over two to three years, but then one 
year I really desired will all my heart and even spoke it out and 
another brother with me said Amen. Then I got a message that our prayer 
was answered and I was given details of the kind of disaster that was on 
its way. This happened a few weeks later and I myself was almost trapped 
into this disaster but was saved in a miraculous way. The disaster did 
great calamity but at the end of it the Lord showed me I did not gain 
anything from all this for the people were so stiff-necked that over the 
few next year they turned back to their old ways. The Lord also showed 
me at the end I was a loser in all this for there is a system in the 
spirit world of gain and loss which I was made aware of (Paul and others 
talks of it as collecting great riches in Heaven).

Let us as Men of God know that we represent a Living God who is All 
Powerful but above let us exhibit His Nature. Like yesterday's message 
spoke of a righteous person as a person having strong faith, a person 
who keeps oneself holy, a person is totally devoted to the Lord, a 
person who is a true disciple and a person who keeps oneself pure. So 
let us not exercise authority just by our strong faith without first 
exercising holiness, longsuffering, devoutness, discipleship and purity.

It is time we change things like it was in the times of the Patriarchs 
especially the times of Samuel where the glory of God was very visible 
and no man doubted the existence of the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob 
and the fear of God was even among those who hated Him.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we pray that the Men of God truly become Men of God walking in 
righteousness and exercising authority and glorifying You. We pray 
Christians are seen as worshippers of the True Living God of Abraham, 
Isaac and Jacob. Let your glory be manifested throughout this land and 
fear of You be seen even among those who hate You. Let no man say You do 
not exist and let no man say there is another god other than You...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper 
than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul 
and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the 
thoughts and intents of the heart.

Daniel 3:28Then Nebuchadnezzar spake, and said, Blessed be the God of 
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, who hath sent his angel, and delivered 
his servants that trusted in him, and have changed the king's word, and 
yielded their bodies, that they might not serve nor worship any god, 
except their own God.

1 Samuel 5:5-10

5Therefore neither the priests of Dagon, nor any that come into Dagon's 
house, tread on the threshold of Dagon in Ashdod unto this day.

6But the hand of the LORD was heavy upon them of Ashdod, and he 
destroyed them, and smote them with emerods, even Ashdod and the coasts 

7And when the men of Ashdod saw that it was so, they said, The ark of 
the God of Israel shall not abide with us: for his hand is sore upon us, 
and upon Dagon our god.

8They sent therefore and gathered all the lords of the Philistines unto 
them, and said, What shall we do with the ark of the God of Israel? And 
they answered, Let the ark of the God of Israel be carried about unto 
Gath. And they carried the ark of the God of Israel about thither.

9And it was so, that, after they had carried it about, the hand of the 
LORD was against the city with a very great destruction: and he smote 
the men of the city, both small and great, and they had emerods in their 
secret parts.

10Therefore they sent the ark of God to Ekron. And it came to pass, as 
the ark of God came to Ekron, that the Ekronites cried out, saying, They 
have brought about the ark of the God of Israel to us, to slay us and 
our people.

1 Samuel 7:10And as Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the 
Philistines drew near to battle against Israel: but the LORD thundered 
with a great thunder on that day upon the Philistines, and discomfited 
them; and they were smitten before Israel.

1 Samuel 12:18So Samuel called unto the LORD; and the LORD sent thunder 
and rain that day: and all the people greatly feared the LORD and Samuel.

Psalms 37

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Who is He?

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Who is He?

Isaiah 54:5 For thy Maker is thine husband; the LORD of hosts is his 
name; and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel; The God of the whole 
earth shall he be called.

If you want to see Christians get into a brawl just take up a topic like 
baptism, gift of tongues, second coming, Law in OT v/s NT, Trinity etc. 
Christians will soon show their unchristian behavior in no time.

I know of 'Word rooted Church' which does a lot of Biblical study 
(including Hebrew and Greek) in fact they have a Bible college / classes 
running from their premises. The people out there are very sweet and 
outgoing to help others. But when you get into their understanding of 
the Word you will find they worship a God who is not alive or other 
words they do not worship a Living God. The difference between them and 
Hinduism is they are historical and theological accurate in their belief 
but with regards to the ones they worship there is no difference, both 
are inactive and both do not manifest themselves. This Church does not 
believe in gifts of the Holy Spirit nor healings by laying of hands nor 
deliverance. All that was okay to some extend but just 2 days back I 
heard from reliable person one that a member from their Church was 
wanting to suicide and the person had share this with the Pastor and the 
Pastor did not say anything. When the sister who told me this confronted 
the Pastor, he said 'the person believes in Christ therefore will go to 
Heaven, thus why worry?' The doctrine of once saved forever saved.

People have lots of understandings but their basics are not in place. It 
is true none can say he or she knows everything, nor did Paul say 
anytime he knew everything but none could question what he already knew 
for what he knew was confirmed from all directions.

The difference between Paul and us is that when Paul taught about Christ 
he taught from the Old Testament. Not only Paul even Jesus preached 
about Himself from the Old Testament. They did not need the New 
Testament (events) very much. Ask any Christian to preach the Gospel, 
forget about preaching Christ and the Cross from the Old Testament and 
you will find none. You will hardly find 1 or 2 in thousands who would 
be able to do that.

Today's message no one will deny is about the Lord Jesus Christ. But 
when one notes down the attributes given to Him we see

1) He is called the Maker / Creator

2) He is called our Husband (Bride)

3) He is called Lord of Hosts (Heavenly Angels)

4) He is called our Redeemer

5) He is called the Holy One of Israel

6) God of the whole world

If you take these attributes then what is left for the Father and the 
Holy Spirit? People would say they too hold common attributes since 
there is oneness in them.

My journey to knowing more of God started with trying to identify when 
the word 'Lord' was used in the English Bible, to whom was it actually 
refer to and this started with New Testament scriptures stating Lord 
Jesus Christ was active in the Old Testament. Then going into Hebrew 
words using Strong (system of numbering Biblical Hebrew and Greek words) 
I learnt quiet some amazing facts. At that moment I thought I knew it, 
but then more complex questions arose and I started getting more and 
more deep into researching this mater. Even today I cannot say I know 
everything but then I can surely say what I know is for sure true for I 
take only things which I confirmed by every angle and for me today's 
scripture is easily understood.

Let us not be people who worship a god but let us be people who worship 
the Living God who was, is and will be the only God. A God to whom when 
someone asked His Name, He said 'I AM WHO I AM'. We may keep knowing and 
learning more and more about Him but if He is not manifested Him and His 
glory in us then can we say we worship a Living God.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we pray your people be known by You and not by their beliefs or 
traditions. May they manifest your Glory and not make You into another 
god of this world who is inactive and as one who observes and rarely 
does anything and what they do is also through human ways or by chance. 
You are Lord of the Living and not of the dead for You are a Living God 
and your people manifest life. We pray people may see your glory with 
naked eyes like they did in the Old Testament...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Luke 24:27And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded unto 
them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.

Luke 24:44And he said unto them, These are the words which I spake unto 
you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which 
were written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the 
psalms, concerning me.

Acts 28:23And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him 
into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, 
persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out 
of the prophets, from morning till evening.

Acts 17:10-11

10And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto 
Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews.

11These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they 
received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the 
scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

Acts 18:28For he mightily convinced the Jews, and that publickly, 
shewing by the scriptures that Jesus was Christ.

Romans 15:4For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for 
our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures 
might have hope.

Romans 16:26But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the 
prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made 
known to all nations for the obedience of faith:

1 Corinthians 15:3For I delivered unto you first of all that which I 
also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the 

2 Peter 3:16As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these 
things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that 
are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, 
unto their own destruction.

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Re: R.D SOUZA Saved by faith

Post  Admin on Sat 09 Apr 2016, 10:20 pm

Come in righteousness

Songs of Solomon 4:8 Come with me from Lebanon, my spouse, with me from 
Lebanon: look from the top of Amana, from the top of Shenir and Hermon, 
from the lions' dens, from the mountains of the leopards.

Like I stated in my previous messages it is only when we get into 
meanings of the words, its root words and symbolism (of the 
object/living being), can we understand the actual meaning of the 
scriptures of book of Songs of Solomon.

Let me put the main words below

Lebanon - means righteousness

Amana - means support and also implies faith

Shenir - means snow Mountains and symbolizes holiness

Hermon - means devotion

Lion - the animal symbolizes righteousness but the word comes from the 
root word 'plucking', 'gathering grapes' which symbolize discipleship.

Leopard - comes the root word which means purity

In today's message the Lord talks of righteousness and how one can be 
righteous. People think talking of God (good talks), being prayerful and 
acting religious or doing good deed will make them righteous people. 
This has caused many to be stage actors in the Church or in the world. 
They fool people with their righteousness and thus misled people from 
following God, leading them to play 'Christianity' the religion.

Today's message talks of a righteous person as a person having strong 
faith, a person who keeps oneself holy, a person is totally devoted to 
the Lord, a person who is a true disciple and a person who keeps oneself 

To have faith one needs right understanding of the Word of God and about 
the Kingdom of God and when one 'knows' then there is no chance of the 
person denying it or changing one's mind i.e. to have faith in God one 
needs to truly experience Him, else it is hope and not faith.

Holiness means being separated to the Lord. There is a difference 
between being pure and being holy. A holy person is one who is set to do 
the works of the Lord. A holy vessel was a vessel which was used only 
for the works of the Tabernacle. We are called to be a holy nation that 
does not mean we are called to do nothing else other than the Lord's 
work. We can see an example in Paul who did business of making and 
selling tents yet set himself to be holy unto the Lord. Being holy means 
not having any other god or gods in one's life that includes not just 
idols and material things but also personal desires or relationships.

Being devoted means being diligent and perseverant in doing the work of 
the Kingdom of God. It does not mean once a week or once a month but 
means daily and consistently.

Discipleship can be understood by study of grapes and by it one will 
know why fresh grape juice (and not wine) is synonymous to being 
Christian. It calls for being sober, longsuffering (not suffering for 
long time but more of not losing control, being patient while having 
faith), self-sacrifice etc.

Purity can be understood by understanding the Temple that is the Body as 
a place of the Lord, this includes our personal bodies as well as 
collectively which is the Church.

The Lord is telling us if we have the above in place then we can 
consider ourselves as righteous people.

I may have shared this before a 'righteous' person I know, a person who 
is devote 'Christian' (goes regular to church and active in church and 
in church fellowships even at her old age) and very sweet person in 
talking, smiles always and helps the needy, a person who cannot harm 
anyone. Such a person one may say God must be looking at and smiling and 
being pleased with, but it shook me when He showed me how He saw that 
person. He showed me as a thin, sick street dog infected with gross skin 
disease. What the person did not have was true faith and she did not 
give importance to the Word of God; due to that all the so called 
goodness in her was not on the right path.

God made me to be family, to be like Him.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we pray we do not have a false righteousness in us. We pray we 
pursue righteousness according to You and not according to man's 
understanding. We pray we walk in your ways and not in the ways of man 
for the ways are evil even though they may look good...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.


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Post  Admin on Fri 08 Apr 2016, 9:14 pm

The simple minded shall see vanity

Proverbs 1:32, 33 For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and
the prosperity of fools shall destroy them. But whoso hearkeneth unto me
shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.

Since these few days many of my messages have been related to sin and sin
nature. I have had about 2-3 persons who have been questioning me as to why
I take such negative topics. There was one sister who advised me to be
‘Christ conscious’ and not preach about sin.

When Jesus Christ started preaching He started with talking of repentance.
John the Baptist who Jesus said at that time was greatest amongst the Men
of God and he too preached about repentance. People think repentance is
about change of heart and that is the first mistake they make. The Hebrew
word means sorrow and the Greek word comes from the root words ‘not’ and
‘understand’. It speaks of a misled person who returns back to his path
after having the right understanding.

Today Christians are not Christians because preachers do not preach about
sin and repentance. Preachers are marketing Christianity like a salesman
markets his products. They talk only about the USP (Unique Selling
Proposition / Points) that is blessings, healings, abundance, fellowship,
joy etc.

Bible does not say Jesus came for these things but says He came primarily
to pay the price of sin (penalty of sin / eternal death) in our lives and
to make peace between God and man, the USPs are secondary and just benefits
of that peace.

The messages I write on daily are not intentionally selected by me but are
done in the Urim and the Thummim manner (which I explained in one of my
earlier message). Even this message was selected in the same manner. The
timings and at times the prophetic nature of the message assure they are
not humanly possible.

We Christians are called not to be fools but be wise. If we are given the
Spirit of Truth / Wisdom who leds us to all understanding then how can we
be foolish. The scripture God chooses the fools of this world to withstand
the wise of this world. The scripture does not talk of foolish people but
talks of those who deny the gods of this world.

God gives us His Word for a fool it may seem simple but for a wise it is
like a land that has treasure in it. Like Jesus says the wise sells all he
holds to buy the land, dig deep and lay hold of its treasure.

In the New Testament Jesus, Paul and others time and again tell us to
beware (be aware) of man, false prophets, teachings of this world, worldly
friends [dogs], evil workers, worldly traditions, of Satan and his ways.

If we are called to be aware of all these things can we do that without
having basic understanding? We are not called to do a Phd on them but at
least know their intensions so as to discern them.

Today’s message talks of the foolhardy who run after the USP of being
Christian, they are the ones the Lord says who may not last the race and
may become victims of vanity.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord, You are Almighty and Omnipotent. Your wisdom can not be comprehended.
We who are your children and made in your image are also called to be like
You able to do all things and knowing all things when we are in You. Lord,
we pray your people shine with knowledge and understanding, that they do
not have ‘blind faith’ for faith and authority (perfect faith) comes with

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Matthew 7:15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s
clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Matthew 10:17 But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the
councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues;

Matthew 16:6 Then Jesus said unto them, Take heed and beware of the leaven
of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.

Philippians 3:2 Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the

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Blind not sinners!

John 9:40,41 And some of the Pharisees which were with him heard these
words, and said unto him, Are we blind also? Jesus said unto them, If ye
were blind, ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We see; therefore your
sin remaineth.

In today’s message Jesus uses very interesting words ‘if you were blind,
you should have no sin’. He then goes on to say ‘because you say you see,
therefore your sin is held against you’.

In my early days of becoming Christian I had many questions with regards to
sin, none of the preachers or books could answer all my questions. A
scripture like today would have been a shaker/shocker had the Lord not
cleared most of my doubts with regards to sin.

A preacher would say we are held guilty because we know and yet sin, so
then I would have raised the question those who do not read the Bible and
have not heard about it should be sinless.

It is not necessary if A is the opposite of B and C is the opposite of A
then it implies B is equal to C.

Paul defines sin as the result of the Law. Had God not given the Law then
man would not have been a sinner. God told Adam not to eat of the Tree of
Good and Bad but when Adam did eat he became a sinner. We see it was Eve
who ate first and God had not told Eve about not eating of that tree it was
Adam who told Eve about it and yet Eve was found guilty of breaking the

We also need to be aware Satan existed before the Law / Command was given
to Adam. In Genesis 1 & 2 all God created He said was good and when Adam
and Eve ate of the ‘Tree of Good and Evil’ the only thing ‘Evil’ that
existed was Satan. Before they ate / broke the Law they were innocent of
Satan (his ways). God created the Cherub who became Satan and father of all
evil, but yet God is Holy.

Direct or indirect knowledge of the Law is sufficient to hold the person to
that Law. This knowledge can be first hand or inherited genetically (not
biologically but spiritually) from ancestors. Most people do not need to be
told lying or killing a human is bad because this information is inherited
genetically like skills or sicknesses are.

In the Kingdom of God all those who are blind to the Truth or lethargic in
their spiritual life will not inherit the Kingdom of God, in other words
will not enter Heaven. But no one can say they are blind to evil for our
ancestors ate of the Tree of Good and Bad and have known evil. Bible says
all are found guilty that all includes even an infant that is just born.

Let us not be foolish to think if I do not read and study the Word I would
not know or be held guilty of not being compliant to it. Understand by
knowing the Word of God and abiding by it not only enables us and assures
us to enter Heaven but also takes us to higher positions in Heaven. It is
like joining a company at ground root level and growing through hard work
and efforts or joining the company directly at top positions in the start
itself. Let me tell you things are easier here then there where all are

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we pray we are not deceived by ignorance for no man is ignorant of sin
and its consequence which is death. Lord we pray your people pursue the
Word like vitamin to a body to strengthen the spirit and enable it to be
exceedingly fruitful. We pray like Paul we run the race aiming for the high

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Genesis 2:15-17

15 And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to
dress it and to keep it.

16 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden
thou mayest freely eat:

17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat
of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

Genesis 1:31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was
very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

Genesis 3:22 And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us,
to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also
of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:

Romans 3:10 As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:

1 Corinthians 9:24 Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but
one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.

2 Timothy 4:8 Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness,
which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to
me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.

James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is
tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to
them that love him.

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Generation of vipers!

Matthew 12:34 O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good 
things? for out of the abundance of the heart [nature] the mouth speaketh.

One is judged for one's actions but imagine someone judging our 
generations by our actions! Note here we are not talking of any ordinary 
person who is making this statement; we have the Lord Jesus Christ 
making this statement of calling a person's generation as vipers [wicked 
people] that too looking at the actions of those who were standing 
before Him.

Yesterday a brother was arguing with me on sin that when we come in the 
Lord our sins are blotted away and we become sinless so hence forth we 
are not sinners.

To understand sin and sacrifice we need to study from the books of Moses 
for the Lord fulfilled all those sacrifices in Him.

In the book of Moses if a man sinned accordingly he or she had to offer 
a sacrifice for his or her sins. The sacrifice was an earthly sacrifice 
and done after the person repented and was punished or was healed of 
that sickness. The sacrifice / offering were done later because it was 
after confirmation that the Lord's anger was not still on that person.

In the case of us, Jesus was our peace sacrifice / wave sacrifice by His 
hanging on the cross. Since He made peace between God and man, the wrath 
of the Lord on us (who believe in Christ) is already taken away thus the 
sacrifice for sins or sicknesses can be in advance and does not 
necessary need to be after. Bible states the sacrifice of Christ as an 
eternal sacrifice not just across generations but across our life time, 
that means our past, present and future sins are forgiven by His 
sacrifice. But like Paul says can we sin intentionally knowing our sins 
are forgiven? If we choose to mock or indirectly reject Christ (His Name 
/ Nature) than is there any other sacrifice available for our forgiveness?

We need to understand He paid the price for our sins so the penalty of 
our sins is taken away. That means when we stand before the Lord we will 
not be questioned for our sins but that does not mean we will not be 
questioned at all. We will indeed be questioned for abiding in His Will 
or doing His Will. When we are in Christ meaning accepting Him as our 
Lord and Savior and being baptized in His Spirit then the nature of 
Christ grows in us and the nature to sin starts to die in us, we start 
to become more like Him and less our former old man. But if we are not 
in the Lord then we are wicked people and if our generations were not in 
the Lord then they were wicked people.

Jesus was talking to people who did not believe Him and whose 
generations too did not believe or follow His Word that is why He was 
justified in calling them generations of vipers. We as Believers have 
broken the chains of wickedness of our generations, hence forth none can 
call our descendants as generations of vipers. If they reject Christ 
then they would be called wicked but they will not be called generation 
of wicked people.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we thank You for revealing yourself to us so that we were removed 
from the generation of people who did not believe in You. We thank you 
that none of our descendants will henceforth be called generation of 
vipers. By your sacrifice and your Spirit we know we are crushing the 
head of the viper in our own lives...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Hebrews 9:26For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of 
the world: but now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to put 
away sin by the sacrifice of himself.

Hebrews 10:12But this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins 
for ever, sat down on the right hand of God;

Hebrews 10:26For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the 
knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,

Romans 6:6Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the 
body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.

Ephesians 4:22That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old 
man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;

John 5:25-29

25Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when 
the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear 
shall live.

26For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to 
have life in himself;

27And hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is 
the Son of man.

28Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are 
in the graves shall hear his voice,

29And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection 
of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.

Matthew 7:21-23

21Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the 
kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in 

22Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in 
thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done 
many wonderful works?

23And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, 
ye that work iniquity.

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My breath and breath from God

Job 27:2-4As God liveth, who hath taken away my judgment [right]; and 
the Almighty, who hath vexed my soul; All the while my breath [neshamah 
- to pant] is in me, and the spirit of [ruwach - scent / to smell] God 
is in my nostrils; My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue 
utter deceit.

In our last message we spoke about the great mystery of Urim and 
Thummim, but a greater mystery we speak every day but never pursue to 
understand. A mystery concerning the essence of life and is life itself 
that is our spirits.

We all know we as living beings have a natural body, a soul (inner-man) 
and a spirit. Our natural body is made in a design by which we can 
understand the nature of God. Our inner-man is also has a design and it 
is awesome when one studies the inner-man. Like our body has parts so 
also our inner-man is made of 5 parts which is why the books of Moses 
previously the books of Psalms were in 5 parts (called according to the 
book of Moses) for they are created according to the design of the 
inner-man. When we understand this we will understand the order of the 
Psalms which were not put according to when they were written (first 
Psalm of David in Psalm 100) also understand why the story of Israel is 
segregated into parts with some things repeated.

The parts of the inner-man consist of:-

1) Natural discernment - which connects to our five natural senses to 
our spirit man

2) The mind - our thoughts and memory

3) Nature - our character, it is like the face / beauty of our inner-man

4) Will - the throne of inner-man which is like the head of inner-man, 
who we seat here runs us

5) Spiritual conscience - which connects between our inner-man and our 
spirit / the spirit world

I have written a lot on various parts of the inner-man, its functioning 
and their interaction between each other based on scriptures (currently 
working on the perfect inner-man as seen in Christ and as given in 
Ezekiel 40-42 / measuring the Temple).

Another area which I am still learning and waiting on the Lord to 
understand more on is the spirit. Our body dies but our soul (inner-man) 
and spirit still lives. The soul gives form or beauty and strength to 
the spirit. It was of late I started understanding a little on the 
spirit and it all started with trying to understand God. God is Spirit 
and yet we say God the Father and His Spirit (Holy Spirit). Similarly we 
say God the Son and His Spirit (Holy Spirit) which incidentally is the 
Spirit of the Father meaning the Spirit of the Father and Spirit of the 
Son are the same and Son came from the Father. The Hebrew word used for 
spirit is [ruwach] and in Greek [pneuma]. The word is also translated as 
breath or wind. In today's scripture we learn about something 
interesting, we read about another breath which is the Hebrew word 
[neshamah] in Greek it is not well defined as Greek uses the word [pnoe] 
which is root of the word used for spirit [pneuma].

In scriptures the word [neshamah] is written as breath of life and when 
God created man from dust it is written God put [neshamah] or breath of 
life in that what He created and the soul [inner-man] came alive. While 
we are in the natural body our inner-man is moldable (alive). We all 
inherit a corrupt inner-man from our sinful ancestors and our walk in 
righteousness is all about bringing completion to the corrupt inner-man. 
When we die our inner-man freezes or becomes un-moldable and we are 
judged according our inner-man that is why when a person dies there is 
nothing we can do to change or save that person.

When Jesus who was God [the Son] who humbled Himself and come as man 
died it is written He gave up His Spirit, it does not mean [ruwach] but 
means [neshamah]. Jesus said it was in His power to give away His life 
and to gain it back. Bringing back the dead, means bringing back the 
[neshamah] into the body.

What is interesting is to go to Hell one needs to give up one's breath 
of life for Hell is a prison where the soul and spirit of those who die 
and are forsaken are cursed to (those forsaken by God or those who 
forsake God). But to go to Heaven (Upper Heavens) one does not need to 
die or give up one's breath of life that means in body we can transform 
or change to spirit beings. But to do this we need to have a perfect 
inner-man, an uncorrupt inner-man that is having the perfect Image of 
God in us, an inner-man which has overcome sin and evil.

Jesus said He had overcome corruption and we should not fear for we too 
will one day overcome. Paul writes of a great mystery at the end that 
some amongst us will be transformed in the air (into spirit beings) 
without dying.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we thank You for the hope of eternal life of a life that is with 
You and a life of abundance. We thank You Lord for making man and for 
giving man the opportunity to overcome evil by overcoming corruption and 
thus to be blessed in You. Lord we thank You for in Heaven we will 
receive the perfect inner-man as a gift for overcoming this world. If we 
are made so beautiful now we just cannot imagine what that beauty would 

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Genesis 2:7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and 
breathed into his nostrils the breath [neshamah] of life; and man became 
a living soul.

Genesis 7:15And they went in unto Noah into the ark, two and two of all 
flesh, wherein is the breath [ruwach] of life.

Genesis 7:22All in whose nostrils was the breath [neshamah] of life, of 
all that was in the dry land, died.

Job 33:4 The Spirit [ruwach] of God hath made me, and the breath 
[neshamah] of the Almighty hath given me life.

John 10:18No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have 
power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This 
commandment have I received of my Father.

Romans 8:20-21

20For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by 
reason of him who hath subjected the same in hope,

21Because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage 
of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God.

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Do we eat of the most holy things?

Ezra 2:62,63 These sought their register among those that were reckoned 
by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they, as polluted, 
put from the priesthood. And the Tirshatha said unto them, that they 
should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest 
with Urim and with Thummim.

Nehemiah who held the title of Trishatha (the one who serves) instructed 
that the people do not eat of the holy things for they people were 
without guidance. They lacked faith and directions.

You may say brother where is the word 'faith' in the scripture?

Genealogy of the flesh does not really matter but genealogy of the 
spirit does. We are called children of Abraham by our faith in Jesus 
Christ. Similarly a father is not a father until the son considers him a 
father and vice-versa. Our spiritual connection is more important than 
our natural connection. We were connected to our mothers at birth but 
after the umbilical cord is cut the person does not cease to be our 
mother but continues because of our spiritual relationship.

An Israelite became an Israelite not just because of natural genealogy 
but more by their belief. If you see there were so many who married 
non-Israelites and also there were many strangers who accepted Judaism 
and became Jews and this allowed Jews to grow or sustain themselves. Had 
they followed the Parsi / Zoroastrian belief of pure breeding then they 
would have diminished quickly. Zoroastrians have incestuous marriages 
but that is forbidden in Judaism so Jews would have diminished faster if 
they had not allowed others to be part of Judaism.

Jesus said we can call God our Father just because of our faith, if we 
have no faith then our relationship with Him ceases. If our relationship 
ceases can we eat of the holy things which is only due to His children?

One of the greatest so called mysteries of the Old Testament is the Urim 
and Thummim. Theologians know it was some object (stones) the priest had 
in their pockets which was in the official dress of the High Priest. 
Whenever people needed direction from the Lord and there was no word 
from any Man of God then they would approach the Priest and the Priest 
via the Urim and Thummim would receive direction.

When I asked the Lord what this Urim and Thummim were? He led me to 
understand their meanings. The word Urim means 'light' and Thummim means 
'perfection'. The Word of God is light and the ways of the Lord 
(righteousness) as given in His Word are perfect therefore He does not 
change. Also that which does not change is His Word. So light and 
perfection is the Word of God. The Lord also led me to the incident of 
the 11 Apostles choosing the 12th by casting of lots. It was not a 
random choice as in luck. It was with proper understanding of scriptures 
and of the Kingdom of God. That does not mean anyone who picks a random 
verse from the Bible has the Lord talking to him or her. The person 
needs to be a person of authority, in the Lord and then only will find 
the Lord talking through random selection of verses after praying. This 
is done when there is no direct message from the Lord via dreams or 
visions or Word of knowledge (whispering of the Spirit).

Today the Lord is saying His people lack faith and direction and because 
they lack faith and direction they are not eating of the holy things. 
They may read the Bible but then it turns out to be what its name means 
just a book. Some people take it as a religious book of traditions and 
rituals, other take is as an historical book which they study and analyze.

Faith comes by believing the Word of God and direction comes with having 
relationship with God. If we do not really believe the Word we will not 
have faith and if we do not communicate with God we will not have 

People say they pray a lot but most of the time they are just posting 
petitions; their prayers are just one way traffic. Any good 
communication requires more listening and less talking. Then are our 
long prayers full of petitions to God good communications? Let our 
prayers be more of listening then requests.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we pray let our reading the Bible may not be for knowledge of the 
mind or for religious reasons. We pray we understand the Word as 
instructions to life and life to our spirits. Lord a nation perishes 
when it lacks direction, we pray Lord that we do not be a directionless 
people and that we learn to listen to You and follow You, and by doing 
this we eat of the holy things. By faith and direction may the words in 
the Bible become living Word to us...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Exodus 28:30And thou shalt put in the breastplate of judgment the Urim 
and the Thummim; and they shall be upon Aaron's heart, when he goeth in 
before the LORD: and Aaron shall bear the judgment of the children of 
Israel upon his heart before the LORD continually.

Numbers 27:21And he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall ask 
counsel for him after the judgment of Urim before the LORD: at his word 
shall they go out, and at his word they shall come in, both he, and all 
the children of Israel with him, even all the congregation.

1 Samuel 28:6And when Saul enquired of the LORD, the LORD answered him 
not, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets.

Job 6:18The paths of their way are turned aside; they go to nothing, and 

Psalms 1:6For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of 
the ungodly shall perish.

Acts 1:23-26

23And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed 
Justus, and Matthias.

24And they prayed, and said, Thou, Lord, which knowest the hearts of all 
men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen,

25That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which 
Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.

26And they gave forth their lots; and the lot fell upon Matthias; and he 
was numbered with the eleven apostles.

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Hear counsel

Proverbs 19:20 Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest 
be wise in thy latter end.

In this world at a drop of a hat you will find hundreds of people ready 
to give advice. If you ask or do not ask you will have ‘helpful’ people 
who will give advice that too people who do not know anything about that 
subject will still not refrain from giving advice. They will say they 
are just putting forth their point of view to take it or not it is your 

In India if you are lost and are searching for a place, ask people on 
the street and changes are the more people you ask the more different 
directions you will land with since Indians are very ‘helpful’ people 
even if they are not knowledgeable on the matter. It is by experience 
and discernment that you know whose direction to follow and whom not to.

Today’s message one may seem to think God is telling us to listen to 
advices given by people. If one goes into the grammar one will know 
exactly what the Lord is telling us.

He says never stop people from advising us or instructing us, we should 
seek advices, we should hear them and what they have to say about it. 
Bible says if there is none to counsel us then we are doomed for we will 
be right in our own eyes. It also says when many counsel us then we 
stand a better chance of being guided correctly.

Fact remains we do not go to children for counsel but go to elders for 
counsel. We do not go to novice for counsel but go to people with 
experience for counsel.

Do we go to a doctor for advice on furniture or go to an interior 
designer for advice on medical matters? Do not we take advice from more 
than one doctor for serious medical problems?

God says our life is a serious matter so always harken to advice from 
people who know.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we pray your people harken to advice. We pray You give them 
discernment as to know who to seek advice from. We pray they do not 
become victims of vanity by following their heart for your Word says the 
heart is deceitful and evil...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Proverbs 12:15The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that 
hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.

Proverbs 15:22Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the 
multitude of counsellors they are established.

Jeremiah 7:24But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked 
in the counsels and in the imagination of their evil heart, and went 
backward, and not forward.

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Zion will have authority to cast judgment
Psalms 149:9 To execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have 
all his saints. Praise ye the LORD.
When we read the last 5 lines of this Psalm we feel that God will give 
authority to His saints to judge the people of this world. And when we 
add to this scripture, scriptures from NT which state we who believe in 
Christ are saints, then what we get is an understanding which tries to 
tell us that every Christian will have authority to Judge the people of 
the world! This we know is not true.
Firstly the Psalm is not about the future but about the present, it says 
about the saints having authority to cast judgment of the people of the 
world. It is about the present in this world. Secondly it does not talk 
of all but of a specific lot of people and it speaks of those from Zion.
Zion is neither another name for Israel the country nor another name for 
the Jews. Zion was a name given to Jerusalem by David when he ruled it. 
It did not also refer to the city of Jerusalem or its people. The word 
is considered as "parched place" but comes from the root word which 
means "monument".
In Bible symbolism or image study as we saw yesterday this word reflects 
a spiritual stage of growth. For a Christian spiritual growth starts 
from Egypt which means dual strait meaning one who is of Christ but lost 
in this world and ends in Zion which means a person who is an example of 
Christ in other words a Son of God.
Jesus was not called a man of faith but was called man of authority. Our 
walk in faith starts with hope and goes on to trust and then to faith 
and ends with us having authority. When we have hope we are called 
children but when our faith mature into authority then we are not called 
children but called sons. The last transformation stage cannot happen 
without the Holy Spirit that is why Bible says those led by the Spirit 
become Sons of God. Inheritance is given to sons and not to children. In 
the Bible we see even kings who were children and sat on the throne, 
they did not have authority to rule, someone else ruled in their stead. 
It is only when they matured of age they had authority and were called king.
When we were made we were in the image of God we had dominance over this 
world that means we were kings over this world. But when we sinned we 
lost that kingship. Jesus came to bring back that image in us by 
renewing us from inside and with that He came to restore our kingship.
Let us understand a king is feared when he is in authority but the world 
does not fear us Christians because we struggle in our faith and none 
among us have grown to the spiritual level of having authority.
Let us understand our God is a Living God and He does not desire we 
suffer and if it is happening we cannot blame Him. We allow suffering 
because we do not know who and what we are. When we believe and exercise 
the authority we have over things unseen, and we know all seen things 
come from thing unseen then can the seen things have power over us?
Understand when Israel walked in the ways of the Lord not one person 
amongst them died in any battle, their enemies feared them and even 
giants could not hold them down. The Old Testament is a shadow of us. 
Think if they did that much being in the shadow then what is expected of 
us, we who are in the light!
[Prayer Starter]
Lord your Word says your people suffer for the lack of knowledge. Lord 
we do not know and do not believe what we are and what we have in You. 
We pray Lord our faith grows into authority not only in some areas but 
over all things in this world so that the world may know You are God and 
You dwell amongst your people...
This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.
[Reference Scripture]
Psalm 149
1Praise ye the LORD. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in 
the congregation of saints.
2Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be 
joyful in their King.
3Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him 
with the timbrel and harp.
4For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek 
with salvation.
5Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.
6Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in 
their hand;
7To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people;
8To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;
9To execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his 
saints. Praise ye the LORD.
Revelation 1:5And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and 
the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the 
earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

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Sister spouse - is that not incest in the Bible

Songs of Solomon 4:9 Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my spouse; 
thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes, with one chain of 
thy neck.

I just love the book Songs of Solomon and it stand out unlike any in the 
OT only to be second to the book Gospel of John in the NT. No person 
without mature wisdom can understand the ABCD of the book Songs of 
Solomon. On the other hand the book Gospel of John is for both a person 
with very little wisdom and also a person mature in wisdom, the first 
will see it like another Gospel and the later will understand it as an 
autobiography of Jesus Christ.

But when a Muslim or person without wisdom reads Songs of Solomon 
scriptures like this and say the Bible is full of pornography. These are 
people (Muslims) who have holy books (Hadiths) which have things like 
giving extensive details to a man and to a woman of how to reveal one's 
sexual frustration using regular household objects. Like Jesus said 
before you point to a speck in the eye of your brother, first correct 
your own eyesight.

One needs to have understanding of Bible symbolism / image study to 
understand scriptures like these. When God revealed to Daniel (or John 
of book of Revelation, Job and Joseph son of Jacob) in dreams it is 
written Daniel had the ability to interpret dream. Any person having 
ability to interpret dream would understand symbolism for it is via 
symbolism that the Lord speaks to us in dream and visions. The words 
dreams and visions may seem to have opposite understanding in English 
language but the Hebrew / Greek word translated as vision speaks of 
(dreams or visions) something one sees (asleep or awake) which are hazy 
or an online of things and comes from the root word to behold (like 
seeing through a window). Most people think in the English language way 
like I used to, that vision were seen with eyes open (like in a trance) 
and dream while asleep. Biblically both can be seen asleep or awake, but 
visions are for those who are immature and dreams are for the mature. 
Unlike visions dreams have elaborate details like meanings to color, 
shape, size, position and nature of every small and big object.

Today's message talks of the bride coming from Lebanon which means 
righteousness. It speaks of a bride who has the same parent. It speaks 
of a righteous bride having the same Father. It is not talking of any 
man and women but speaks of the Lord and of mankind, the redeemed man 
(Church) who is the bride and the Lord who is her bridegroom.

The Greek word 'ekklesia' translated as Church does not just speak of a 
congregation, it speaks of those who are called and drawn out from 
amongst the world. Unless we are called by the Lord we cannot be a 
Christian and unless we draw ourselves out of the world and be unlike 
the people of the world we cannot be Christians. We can live among the 
people of the world and even fellowship with them but when it comes to 
spiritual matters we should be totally separated. We can understand the 
true meaning of Church from being a Levite in the OT.

Today's message talks of the bride inciting joy and enthusing the Lord 
by her knowledge and understanding on small matters of the Kingdom of 
God and with having complete authority of small things of the Kingdom of 

The Lord is telling us when we have a definite understanding and 
authority on any small matter of the Kingdom of God it excites Him with 
joy and happiness. So if we love the Lord and want to see Him pleased 
because of us, let us pursue proper and complete understanding of small 
things of the Kingdom of God.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we pray your Bride truly lives as a Bride of the Lord. That she 
lives like the Levites of the Old Testament. We pray we as Christians 
shine your light in this world and give glory unto You. May the world 
know our God is indeed a Living and Holy God...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Matthew 7:3 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's 
eye, but considerest not the beam [shine] that is in thine own eye?

Songs of Solomon 4:8Come with me from Lebanon, my spouse, with me from 
Lebanon: look from the top of Amana, from the top of Shenir and Hermon, 
from the lions' dens, from the mountains of the leopards.

Daniel 1:17As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill 
in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions 
and dreams.

Acts 2:17And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will 
pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters 
shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men 
shall dream dreams:

Joel 2:28And 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:

Job 7:14Then thou scarest me with dreams, and terrifiest me through visions:

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Remember what He did for you

Joshua 24: 16,17 And the people answered and said, God forbid that we 
should forsake the LORD, to serve other gods;For the LORD our God, he it 
is that brought us up and our fathers out of the land of Egypt, from the 
house of bondage, and which did those great signs in our sight, and 
preserved us in all the way wherein we went, and among all the people 
through whom we passed:

Today is the day after Resurrection Sunday and last week all had Jesus 
on their minds. They remembered the suffering He went through and His 
crucifixion. They also testified His resurrection to the world. Today 
the Lord is asking them 'where am I in your life today?'

People called last week as 'Holy Week'. Most 'Christians' were doing 
rituals throughout last week. Many celebrated 40 days of 'Lent' and 
tried to be 'Christian' those fourty days. The Lord is asking them today 
'are your celebrating unholy week', 'what are you today?', 'have I lost 
you?', 'have you left me and gone back into the world like the prodigal 

The Lord is telling us if we are not thinking of Him or not with Him 
then we are with some other god/s and worshipping them, it may not be 
idols and may be things or desires which we have lifted above the Lord. 
The Lord says those who are not with Him are against Him. We may not 
speak against the Lord, but our actions may. People that see us may ask 
'is this a Christian?'

Namesake Christians have a Holy Week and true Christians have a Holy 
Lifetime. Those who celebrated Holy Week the Lord is telling them 
'either you be hot or be cold but do not be lukewarm, else I will spit 
you out of my mouth'. Spit out the mouth means God will make a public 
testimony of that person.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we pray we remember everyday what You have done for us, the price 
You paid for our sins so that we could receive the Holy Spirit and by 
the help of the Holy Spirit we would become a Holy people and enter your 
and our Father's House...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Matthew 12:30He that is not with me is against me; and he that gathereth 
not with me scattereth abroad.

Revelation 3:16So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor 
hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.

Revelation 20:10And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake 
of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and 
shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.

Revelation 20:14And death [dead] and hell were cast into the lake of 
fire. This is the second death.

Matthew 22:32I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God 
of Jacob? God is not the God of the dead, but of the living.

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Cleansing His people of their idolatry

Zephaniah 1:4-6

4I will also stretch out mine hand upon Judah, and upon all the 
inhabitants of Jerusalem; and I will cut off the remnant of Baal from 
this place, and the name of the Chemarims with the priests;

5And them that worship the host of heaven upon the housetops; and them 
that worship and that swear by the LORD, and that swear by Malcham;

6And them that are turned back from the LORD; and those that have not 
sought the LORD, nor enquired for him.

To understand prophecies one needs to have proper understanding of 
scriptures and its background. Take for example today's message one may 
think it is regarding Israelites since the name Judah and Jerusalem is 

Judah was the name of one of the sons of Jacob and later during the 
times of Zephaniah it was the name of one of the two Kingdoms in which 
the Israelites were divided into. So Zephaniah by no way was referring 
to the individual Judah, now if he was referring to the Kingdom of Judah 
note in the same sentence he says 'and upon all the inhabitants of 
Jerusalem'. The word 'and' show two different sets of people, but 
Jerusalem was the capital of Judah so it should have been 'including', 
not 'and'.It is only when we go into the meaning of each word and its 
symbolism we understand scriptures and prophecies.

Today we celebrate Resurrection Sunday yet we see many Believers still 
celebrate Easter Sunday. Ask them why they celebrate Easter and not 
Resurrection Day they would say 'what is in a name?', 'why are you being 
legalistic?'. People who correct them they feel are out to cause 
divisions, they prefer to be in the larger crowd irrespective if the 
crowd in walking in the Word or not. One person went to the extend 
quoting 'why dost thou judge thy brother?' not knowing the scripture 
talks of salvation, questioning how are we to judge at any point of time 
if a person is going to be saved or not? We ourselves can land up 
rejecting the Lord at the last moment before we die, who knows? Paul 
thus said work your salvation with fear and trembling. But when it comes 
to correction it is called discernment, ministering and only those who 
are mature in spirit discern or minister others not those who drink milk 
and operate in the flesh.

Ask a person who is Baal and they will say a pagan deity or even Satan. 
They do not know this word was used even for the Lord. The word simply 
means 'unknown God' and we find many believers believe in Jesus Christ 
but do not know God. They know Jesus was Yahweh, I AM, ask them how and 
they will quote scriptures but ask them to define difference between 
Father, Son and Spirit they get confused. They carry the understanding 
of Trinity which equates Father, Son and Spirit at the same level, while 
knowing that the Spirit of the Father and Spirit of the Son is the same 
and yet the Son submits to the Father. Bible uses the term Godhead and 
not Trinity. As a human I have a spirit, can I be separated from my 
spirit, if that happens then my body dies. When it comes to God He has 
no body of flesh, He is Spirit so how can one separate His Spirit from 
Him. But we still follow 'Church teachings' irrespective they are 
biblical or not, not discerning many things came from the Catholic 
Church which is a False Church and is Anti-Christ.

The word 'Chemarims' means false priest and God is saying He will not 
only cut out those who do not know Him but also those who claim to be 
His representative and are not, people who lead others to worship idols, 
pagan gods and worldly things that too taking the His name. These people 
have lifted people in high places and equate them to God or even higher. 
They may reject scriptures but words of these people are more valuable 
to them.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we pray for discernment amongst your people. We pray a shaking in 
their spiritual life that their eyes may open and their spirits 
quickened in You. Lord, we command the bondages of deaf and dumb spirit 
be broken. We pray their spiritual eyes be opened that they may see your 
Kingdom. We pray their spiritual ears be opened that they make hear and 
understand your Word...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Romans 14:10But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at 
nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of 

Hebrews 5:14But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even 
those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both 
good and evil.

Matthew 13:15For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are 
dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they 
should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should 
understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal 

Romans 11:8(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.

Hosea 2:16And it shall be at that day, saith the LORD, that thou shalt 
call me Ishi; and shalt call me no more Baali.

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He chooses whom He desired

Mark 3:13 And he goeth up into a mountain, and calleth unto him whom he 
would [has in mind]: and they came unto him.

There are times we see some brothers and sisters in Christ spend lots of 
efforts behind a person only to find disappointment. At times that 
person gets convinced but only to be a fence sitter, a person sitting in 
the house but who is always at the window looking out, a person not 
living Christ.

I am not trying to discourage anyone from pursuing a misled brother or 
sister resisting the Gospel. Yes at times people like me did not listen 
at the first instance and took years to come to the Lord. Yet people 
like me had something inside like Saul did even though we acted like 
enemies of God.

If you see Saul was an instrument in leading the persecution of early 
Christians yet he himself did not harm any Christian. He got them 
captured/arrested and taken to required Jewish authorities to be dealt 
according to the Jewish laws. He believed the Jewish law was the Law of 
God. Even when Stephen was stoned Saul himself did cast one stone on 
Stephen but he gave his consent by standing guard to the clothes of 
those who stoned.

When Jesus explained about who is our brethren / neighbor He chose a 
Samaritan as an example. Samaritans and Jews were both Israelites but 
staunch religious enemies of each other like Sunnis and Shias in Islam 
are. They would consider it a boon to kill the other or get the other 
killed. This difference dates back from the books of Kings / Chronicles 
and at that time Jews were part of the Kingdom of Judah and Samaritans 
were part of the Kingdom of Israel. It was the capitals of the 
respective Kingdoms Jerusalem and Samaria that caused the names Jews and 
Samaritans. Later the customs and belief system caused them to be 
identified by that name. Jesus Himself was from Galilee which fell in 
northern Israel, so at times was also accused of not being a Jew but 
being a Samaritan. Through His parable Jesus tried to show that little 
spark of goodness in that Samaritan to help a wounded enemy (a Jew) 
identified him as neighbor/brethren.

In Matthew 19:12 Jesus explains the categories of believers in an 
excellent way.

Those who are born from their mother's womb - these are also called the 
elect, people whom God has selected even before they are born.

Those who are made of men - these are those who repent and turn to God, 
they are among those whose names are written in the Book of Life.

Those who make themselves - these are those who call themselves God's 
people but are not, they constitute as the goats of the flock. Sadly 
they are the larger lot of the flock. Bible says for every sheep there 
are 2 goats in the flock.

Today God is telling us when we minister to people and bring them into 
the flock of Christ we need to note if we are adding sheep or adding 
goats. It is not only in the external looks that they are different even 
in the behavior these two animals are very different. Today's message 
tells us when Jesus climbed the mountain He knew whom He had to call and 
whom He wanted came unto Him.

You and I need to know we came to the Lord because God desired us, He 
has our names in His mind, that's probably why you are reading and 
learning about His Word and trying to seek Him. There are many who 
complain about the length of the message but would not hesitate to read 
long garbage like worldly things, things that tell them what they 
already know, things which do not edify or things that only please and 
do not correct.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord, we pray You give wisdom and discernment to your people that they 
may discern things that they do in the Kingdom of God. We pray Lord that 
they add more sheep and fewer goats into the sheepfold. They give the 
Gospel to all so that those who are not yours have no excuse but spent 
more time on building those who are yours. We pray we build people like 
houses made of precious metal and not of hay that when our work is 
tested we profit from it and our work may not be a waste...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Matthew 19:12 For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their 
mother's womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of 
men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the 
kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.

1 Corinthians 3:10-15

10According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise 
masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. 
But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.

11For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus 

12Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious 
stones, wood, hay, stubble;

13Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, 
because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's 
work of what sort it is.

14If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall 
receive a reward.

15If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he 
himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.

Matthew 25:31-33

31When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels 
with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory:

32And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate 
them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats:

33And he shall set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left.

1 Peter 4:17For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house 
of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that 
obey not the gospel of God?

Zechariah 13:7-9

7Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is my 
fellow, saith the LORD of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall 
be scattered: and I will turn mine hand upon the little ones.

8And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, saith the LORD, two 
parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.

9And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them 
as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall 
call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people: and 
they shall say, The LORD is my God.

John 8:48Then answered the Jews, and said unto him, Say we not well that 
thou art a Samaritan, and hast a devil?

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Hail the King of the Jews

Daniel 2:44 And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set 
up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not 
be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all 
these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.

Tomorrow ever one would be celebrating Good Friday but every few know 
that today is day when Jesus was crucified on the cross. Today was the 
day Pilate put a nameplate on the top of the crucifix stating 'Kings of 
the Jews'.

One would say brother how can you be sure it was Thursday and not Friday?

It is very simple when one goes through scriptures both of OT and NT and 
put them together.

Jesus was arrested after celebrating the Feast of Unleavened Bread (Last 
Supper) which was on a Sabbath (Saturday in those days). In the books of 
Moses the Paschal lamb was bought into the house and observed for 5 days 
and that was fulfilled in Jesus Christ who is our Paschal Lamb. John the 
Baptist called Him that when he said 'the Lamb of God which takes away 
the sins of the world'.

If we see scriptures Jesus was taken from place to place after being 
arrested and was tortured and beaten by both the Jews and the Romans. 
The Jews gave Him 29 lashes (30-1) but the whip they used was a normal 
whip which does not tear flesh. It was the Romans who really tortured 
Him it was them who used whips with objects like small pieces of bones, 
nails (hooks) and other objects tied to the ends of each strand of the 
whip and the whip had nine to thirteen strands. If we count 5 days from 
Saturday evening we land on Thursday. It was on Thursday noon that He 
was taken to be crucified and on the third hour (3 pm) He gave up His 
Spirit. At 6pm before sunset they took His body off the crucifix and 
kept His body in a tomb. It was on Sunday noon (3hrs before 3 days 
completed) that He resurrected.

The sign of Jonah of 3 days was a sign for the wicked. But for the 
righteous He resurrected before 3 days gets over. Hell does not have day 
and night that He spent 3 days in Hell (1 Peter 3:19). The 3 days 
(coming before 3 days got over) was a confirmation of His coming back 
(where the hour /exact time is not known but the day/season is known). 
The book of Daniel also states the prophecies are sealed for a time, 
time and a half till all are fulfilled (thousand + thousand + half). 
Even in the books of Moses we find codes of the approximate when the end 
will come. We in fact have a feast connected to Jesus' coming again. All 
the Jewish Feasts are directly or indirectly connected with Jesus 
Christ. His birth is celebrated on the Feast of Tabernacle (Sukkot - 
Feast of Tents) and His second coming on the Feast of Trumpets.

You may say Jesus said the hour is not known to anyone, no one knows 
other than the Father, not even the Angels, so how can you state dates 
are given. It is true we have dates of which day of the year and even 
approximate era but we do not have dates stating which year. We have 
approximates but no accurate date as to which year because we can count 
2500 from the year Daniel was revealed in his dream or from the birth of 
Christ or the death of Christ (even today exact date of Jesus' birth and 
death is a question). So we have an approximate era and even which month 
but no accurate date (day and year). Jesus Christ as man was hundred 
percent human so whatever He knew was through scriptures, revealed by 
the Holy Spirit that is why even He did not know nor the Angels know the 
exact date since it is not revealed in scriptures.

But during that time people in Christ will not be taken by surprise for 
Jesus said it is like the flood of Noah and also said that day would 
come like a thief. Noah was not surprised of the floods for he knew it 
was coming and he also knew until he finished his work the flood would 
not come. He in fact boarded the ark with all the animals and his family 
then the flood came. Also a thief does not rob a house in broad day 
light but in the night when its members are asleep. Paul says in his 
letter to Thessalonians they will say peace (be spiritually asleep) and 
suddenly the end would come.

Let us not be spiritually asleep nor be children of darkness. We are 
children of light and God reveals everything to His children through His 

Let us not for the sake of traditions of men follow wrong things. Today 
let us acknowledge our King and His Kingdom which is forever, a King who 
died for us His people who are His Kingdom. He did not die for land or a 
place but for His people and when we say His Kingdom is forever it means 
we will live forever. We live forever for He won over sin and death and 
opened the gates of Heaven for us.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we pray people are set free from the bondages of traditions, that 
they understand scriptures and walk in the light of your Word. We pray 
today the eyes of many be opened that them may know You fulfilled and 
will fulfill every prophecy. May they know You are our eternal Paschal 
Lamb who taketh away the sins of the world. It is only because of You 
that we have the hope of eternal life and we are your Kingdom that 
liveth forever...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Luke 23:38And a superscription also was written over him in letters of 
Greek, and Latin, and Hebrew, THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.

John 1:29The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, 
Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.

John 1:36And looking upon Jesus as he walked, he saith, Behold the Lamb 
of God!

1 Peter 3:18-20

18For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, 
that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but 
quickened by the Spirit:

19By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison;

20Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God 
waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, 
that is, eight souls were saved by water.

Matthew 16:4A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and 
there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. 
And he left them, and departed.

Matthew 24:38For as in the days that were before the flood they were 
eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that 
Noe entered into the ark,

1 Thessalonians 5:2-3

2For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a 
thief in the night.

3For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction 
cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not 

Daniel 12:6-7

6And one said to the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of 
the river, How long shall it be to the end of these wonders?

7And I heard the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the 
river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto heaven, and 
sware by him that liveth for ever that it shall be for a time, times, 
and an half; and when he shall have accomplished to scatter the power of 
the holy people, all these things shall be finished.

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Poor shall get the land and the peace

Psalms 37:11 But the meek [poor] shall inherit the earth [land]; and 
shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

Today's message is talking of the poor inheriting the land; it goes 
further to state they will delight themselves in abundant peace.

If we look at the message in the worldly way it speaks contrary to 
reality. How can a poor person inherit land? To inherit a land the 
person's father should be owner of that land and if the person's father 
is the owner then that person ceases to be called poor. So this 
statement lands to be a self-contradicting statement. By the fact of 
this we understand this verse is nothing to do with earthly things or 
worldly things. So anyone looking for property should not rely on this 
verse as a promise. One can go to the extreme of saying God owns 
everything thus this promise can work. That may happen but the verse is 
nothing to do with that.

The word poor does not imply to a person financially poor, it also does 
not imply who is spiritually poor in sense does not know anything or 
does not have any spiritual discernment. We should visualize our natural 
self and spiritual self as vessels. Our natural vessels have a fixed 
capacity so does our spiritual vessel, but both can be stuffed beyond 
their capacity for they both expand.

Our natural consumption can be simplified by understanding the human 
stomach. Our stomach has a capacity but is also stretchable and we feel 
really full when consume a little more than its capacity and when it 
happens we have expanded our stomach. The stomach being stretchable 
tries to retain its former size when what is stored is digested and 
used. But if we keep on expanding the stomach regularly then it loses 
its ability to go back to its former size and takes the current size as 
its default size, thus increases. If we continue doing that to the 
increased size then the process continues and we land up having very 
large stomachs. All the extra which is consumed gets converted to fat 
and stored in varies parts of the body. This is called obesity. The 
problem is not the stomach but the mind that is not satisfied, it 
hungers and that keeps increasing the stomach.

The solution to obesity is to consume the amount of nutrition our body 
needs or will consume through the next 6 hours or next meal (whichever 
comes first). As our physical body increases in size (height / bones and 
muscles / not in fat) our consumption too increases / should increase.

Like our natural body so also our spiritual body has a limit. The 
working of our spiritual body should be understood in the same way as 
our natural stomach. Spiritual food is knowledge, understanding, 
spiritual gifts etc. Like our natural body is made of bones and flesh 
(organs) so also is our spiritual body, here the bones is our character 
and the organs are the Fruits of the Spirit.

If we are filling ourselves with spiritual food and not putting it to 
use then we can become spiritually obese. Lucifer fell because of this 
reason. In Heaven all things are free, are good and taken as per use. 
But he took more than needed and greed led to pride, pride led to deceit 
and so on.

Our physical body is restricted by age and height, our spiritual body by 
our purpose. If we have a large purpose for the Kingdom of God then we 
can have a large spiritual body / consumption capacity.

God is telling us today if we have great desire for the Kingdom of God 
then we are considered spiritually poor and God is saying such people 
will inherit the land, not physical land but souls. God is saying such 
people will receive a great harvest.

The word peace is well explained by the Hebrew word used here, the word 
also means completeness. How we feel full or satisfied when we eat to 
the capacity of our natural stomach similarly we will be satisfied 
spiritually even though we will not be full in our spiritual capacity.

In customer satisfaction score (CSAT) taken in companies to assess 
quality of service out of 10 we find 8 is taken as satisfied, 9 as good 
and 10 as excellent.

In today's message God is saying those who keep a large desire for the 
Kingdom of God will receive more and they will score at least minimum 
spiritually satisfied.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord we pray our lives be life of purpose. Let all things we do be done 
with purpose. Let us not be people led by natural desires but people led 
by spiritual desires and that too desires according your desires and the 
purpose of the Kingdom of God. Lord we pray You help us increase our 
spiritual desires and we grow spiritually and be spiritually at peace...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Matthew 5:3,5,6,11,12

3Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

5Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

6Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for 
they shall be filled.

11Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and 
shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

12Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: 
for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

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Jerusalem will suffer its punishment

Ezekiel 24:2-13

2 Son of man, write thee the name of the day, even of this same day: the
king of Babylon set himself against Jerusalem this same day.

3 And utter a parable unto the rebellious house, and say unto them, Thus
saith the Lord GOD; Set on a pot, set it on, and also pour water into it:

4 Gather the pieces thereof into it, even every good piece, the thigh, and
the shoulder; fill it with the choice bones.

5 Take the choice of the flock, and burn also the bones under it, and make
it boil well, and let them seethe the bones of it therein.

6 Wherefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city, to the pot
whose scum is therein, and whose scum is not gone out of it! bring it out
piece by piece; let no lot fall upon it.

7 For her blood is in the midst of her; she set it upon the top of a rock;
she poured it not upon the ground, to cover it with dust;

8 That it might cause fury to come up to take vengeance; I have set her
blood upon the top of a rock, that it should not be covered.

9 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city! I will even
make the pile for fire great.

10 Heap on wood, kindle the fire, consume the flesh, and spice it well,
and let the bones be burned.

11 Then set it empty upon the coals thereof, that the brass of it may be
hot, and may burn, and that the filthiness of it may be molten in it, that
the scum of it may be consumed.

12 She hath wearied herself with lies, and her great scum went not forth
out of her: her scum shall be in the fire.

13 In thy filthiness is lewdness: because I have purged thee, and thou
wast not purged, thou shalt not be purged from thy filthiness any more,
till I have caused my fury to rest upon thee.

The first thought a person gets is today’s message about the city of
Jerusalem in Israel? No.

The parable of the boiling pot did get fulfill in the actual city of
Jerusalem not once but twice. After the king of Babylon ceased Jerusalem
and looted it of its riches and all it’s able people, they did damage a
large part of the city, like its walls were broken in many places but it
was the Romans who utterly destroyed Jerusalem in 70AD. Yet it will
surprise you to know this prophecy was fulfilled in shadow, it was not
actually about the city of Jerusalem but will be fulfilled very soon. The
book of Revelation chapters 17 and 18 gives a view (revelation) of this
prophecy. I have pointed this out before that there are two Hebrew words in
the Old Testament translated as ‘Jerusalem’. A novice may think one is a
spelling mistake but note spelling mistakes are not carried forth
throughout hundreds of manuscripts over thousands of years. Manuscripts do
have spelling mistakes but they were corrected in the later manuscripts.
Strong acknowledges both the words and assigned each a different number.

One Jerusalem referred to the actual city of Jerusalem, in turn symbolized
the Bride of Christ. The other Jerusalem <03389> used in today’s message
referred to the false bride or the false church. This false church did
suffer calamity in 1500AD but it was a calamity of people and resources.
Many Bible believing people left this church and were referred to as
Protestants. The actual calamity of utter destruction to this false church
like it happened at the hands of the Romans would be happening soon to this
church. We will see things happening all over the world and especially in
Europe (some of it has already started).

Let us understand the whole Bible is about God’s people and as it is
written is instructions for the salvation of His people. Most of the
chronology we read in the Old Testament is just a shadow of the things
concerning the Church of Christ. From this we will understand the depth and
seriousness of events set before us. If we do not be like Joshua and Caleb
we would not cross over to the Promised Land. So even though there are
giants (events) set before us let us not look at them but be focused on our
God and on the Promised Land like Joshua and Caleb were.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we pray we have faith like Joshua and Caleb. We pray we see the yield
of the Kingdom of God and not be intimated by the events happening around
us. Let us remember You are a Living God and You alone are God. We pray we
lead the weak in heart across this battle ground and into the Promised Land
which is Paradise...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Daniel 1:1-5

Matthew 24:15-25

Revelation 17 & 18

Numbers 13:17 - 14:21


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Exposing false religions

Isaiah 36:7But if thou say to me, We trust in the LORD our God: is it 
not he, whose high places and whose altars Hezekiah hath taken away, and 
said to Judah and to Jerusalem, Ye shall worship before this altar?

In the Old Testament we see among Israel, who were considered God's 
people were some like Hezekiah who were dedicated to the Lord, they 
bought down the high places which were made in the name of god/God. 
These high places were not necessarily physically on mountain tops or on 
heights but were places of worship which misled people, corrupted people 
and took them away from God. So in the name of God they were making 
people rebel against God thus branding them as enemies of God.

Today we in Christ are blessed with the Spirit of Truth who fills us 
with wisdom and ability to understand things better. As we get more 
baptized in the Holy Spirit we are blessed more with Spiritual Fruits 
and Gifts and with this is wisdom. James tells us who believe in the 
Lord, if we ask the Lord for wisdom we will receive. The book of Daniel 
shows that those who believed in the Lord were 10 times wiser than those 
who did not.

In today's scenario we who walk in the spirit and not in the flesh 
should bring down the high places not physically but spiritually by 
exposing their falsehood. Once we spiritually bring down the high places 
the very people who built them will bring it down physically.

Today the Lord is telling us we Christians who are baptized in the Holy 
Spirit should get into comparative study of all religions and should be 
instruments in exposing the lies on which they are built.

We as Christians have streams like Apologetics and Polemics which are 
extensions to Bible study. They fall in the fold of Bible study and are 
means to reaching out to those who do not know Christ. You can put it as 
learning a foreign language so as to preach the Gospel to those who know 
that language.

Many people think Apologetics is about argument. The word does not mean 
to apologize. It is a Greek word which means 'defense'. Christian 
Apologetics means giving a justification for one's faith. It is about 
being ready to answer why one believes in Christ, it is about being 
ready to answer what is salvation, it is about telling people why our 
God alone is God and there is no other God than Him. In short it is just 
not knowing what we believe in but also about putting forth what we 
believe in. Peter says it well in 1 Peter 3:15, he says we need to first 
be people who are sanctified, who have separated ourselves from all 
nonsensical beliefs or worldly understandings and are ready to give an 
answer to any one and every one about what we believe. But Peter goes 
further to say we do this not to just justify ourselves but to save the 
person to who we are answering thus we need to do so gently (with 
meekness and fear). The word translated as 'answer' in the scripture is 
'apologia' which actually should have been 'defend'.

The other stream is Polemics. Like Apologetics is about defense, 
Polemics is about attacking. A battle is fought not by just defending, 
one needs to also attack. It is not about throwing stones at other 
religions but is about exposing them. A Polemist has to know about the 
belief system of the person whom he or she is speaking to. He or she 
needs to know the traditions of other religions because people say one 
thing and do another i.e. Islam talks of peace but promotes things like 
violence, suppression and beheading of those who do not accept Islam. 
How can such a religion be a religion of peace? It goes to the extent of 
telling its followers if they kill an infidel or die doing so they will 
get a green ticket to Paradise and even their family gets an opportunity 
to do so. By this we understand why decent families are sending small 
boys to be Jihadists.

In the New Testament we see both Jesus and Paul were both Apologist and 
Polemist. They both answered as well as questioned. When they were asked 
(like a request) they answered and when they were questioned, they 
questioned back exposing the intentions of the person questioning.

Let us not be fooled into believing a Christian is a peaceful person, 
can a solider be peaceful? We are surely called to be gentle in this 
world and show love to all but our first love is the Lord and we stand 
as soldiers to the Kingdom of God. Thus we bring down the high places 
and to null words and understandings that go against our Lord. Yes the 
battle is the Lord's, but we too are of the Lord's. Like Joshua, as the 
Lord fought for him, he did not just stand and look. He too got in the 
battle and fought. People feared him more for they knew his God was with 

If we are Christians on a mission of reaching out to lost souls thus we 
also need to be an Apologist and a Polemist. If not we are either 
preaching to believers or bringing people in Church who may any day 
return back to where they came from since all do not have personal 
encounters with the Lord.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we pray Christians walk up. We pray You strengthen their bones and 
put a fire in their bones that they become an indomitable army. We pray 
more and more take up Apologetics and Polemics and every Christian is 
feared by people who are against You and the Heavenly Kingdom...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Daniel 1:20And in all matters of wisdom and understanding, that the king 
enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians 
and astrologers that were in all his realm.

1 Peter 3:15But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready 
always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the 
hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

Matthew 22:29Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing 
the scriptures, nor the power of God.

Luke 24:27And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded unto 
them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.

Acts 17:2-5

2And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days 
reasoned with them out of the scriptures,

3Opening and alleging, that Christ must needs have suffered, and risen 
again from the dead; and that this Jesus, whom I preach unto you, is Christ.

4And some of them believed, and consorted with Paul and Silas; and of 
the devout Greeks a great multitude, and of the chief women not a few.

5But the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, took unto them 
certain lewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company, and set 
all the city on an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought 
to bring them out to the people.

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Oneness of this world

Isaiah 41:7 So the carpenter encouraged the goldsmith, and he that
smootheth with the hammer him that smote the anvil, saying, It is ready for
the sodering: and he fastened it with nails, that it should not be moved.

India is a perfect testimony to today’s message. The world considers India
a Hindu country. Hinduism is considered a mystical religion like the
ancient Mayan religion and thus attracts people from the world to it. But
when you ask any person what Hinduism really is, no one has an answer.

Monotheistic (one deity) religions have a foundational belief and a
founder. Christianity can be defined as a relationship between man and God
and the foundation of which is set by the Lord Jesus Christ. Christianity
is an offshoot from Judaism which started with Noah and has founders like
Abraham and Moses. Islam can be defined as a religion founded by Mohammad,
other religions too have a founder and a set of beliefs. Hinduism on the
other hand follows polytheism (many deities) so is neither a religion
having a set of beliefs nor is founded by any person. Hinduism does not
have a start date but has evolved over centuries. We can possibly note some
major events like Aryans coming to India and giving it a form (question
also is - India today is not what existed that time). Hinduism is openly an
idolatry religion where all gods are idols and are worshipped as idols.
Hinduism is said to have 330 million gods almost 1 god per family
(considering I billion Hindus worldwide and 3 in a family), they account
for 15% of world population with 95% living in India.

One may wonder why Hinduism is so popular. Isaiah 41:5-7 gives a good
picture of the reason why a religion like Hinduism is popular.

Hinduism is a religion based on fear, fear not of God but just fear of
life, society and mystical things and this fear have caused them to find
solutions through mythological stories. The characters of these
mythological stories are given a form and this becomes a deity which is
worshipped. Hinduism is not planned but a religion that came together piece
by piece over thousands of years. This is what many theologians or people
who do comparative study assume.

In south India you get a better picture of how Hinduism came about. In
south India families are join families and many of these families have a
family deity and have an in-house temple dedicated to it. People from other
families who cannot afford an in-house temple also visit these temples
which are like a whole room with many idols but one main idol which is
their family deity. How these deities came into existence is also seen in
what’s happening today in the south.

In south India persons loved by people are given supernatural image and
temples are made in their names. It is common for politicians and actors to
have temples in their names and large masses of devotees. Over the years
you find stories are made and they become part of the mythology.

As today’s scripture says they work together and even though they have
differences between them yet they come to a common purpose and link things
together and come as one religion. In Babylonia, Egypt, Greek, Roman and other
major world polytheist beliefs we see the same origin and formation which
we see in Hinduism.

In these polytheistic religions majority has a say and it is majority that
decides what is true and what is false. In these religions we see any large
group of people are given importance and slowly linked to the main stream
belief like in Hinduism. Take the example of Jainism. In principle Jainism
is an atheist religion yet Hinduism has taken it in its fold and we see
today a large part of Jains are idol worshippers. The same with Sikhism
which principally is guru (teacher) and student system like Buddhism,
seeking truth and against idolatry yet today many of their prayer halls
have idols and they are considered part of main stream Hinduism.

In India people have even tried the same with Christianity to get Indian
Christians under main stream Hinduism by claiming Jesus came to India and
learned spirituality in India during His early life of which Bibles does
not say anything. We even have a senior Hindu leader stating Jesus was an
Indian, born in south India and he has written a book on it.

There are some things that angered God and they are homosexuality and
oneness of religions. In these situations He Himself took things in His
hands and acted in supernatural ways. God knows all religions have one
leader and if they come together His people would not survive, so to
protect His people He had caused confusion between them in times of Babylon
and this confusion still continues, but at times they try to come together
and promote oneness again.

Today in India we see they tag people as anti-nationalist or unpatriotic if
they do not give reverence to Bharat Mata (Mother India). They try to
project this as motherland but in actual they promote a deity, a goddess by
that name. She is a woman with many hands and is seated on a lion with the
map of current India (after partition with Pakistan and Bangladesh) behind
her. Today’s newspaper has some people given threats of life to these so
called ‘anti-nationals’ who do not worship the goddess Bharat Mata.

Yesterday while I was preaching in a Church I learned something new in this
regard. In the scripture 1 Corinthians 3:18 where God makes the fool to
become wise does mean a foolish person. The Greek word for fool is Aphron
while the word used here is Moros / Moron. The word was used by the Greek
for a godless person, a person who did not believe in their gods. God is
telling us not to acknowledge the gods of this world, gods that people have
made and He will fill us with wisdom that we will stand before them and
show them their foolishness.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we pray You fill your people with courage and wisdom that they may
stand before people and show them the Truth. Let them proclaim that there
is no God other than You and there will never be...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

1 Corinthians 3:18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you
seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be

Matthew 10:17-20

17 But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and
they will scourge you in their synagogues;

18 And ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a
testimony against them and the Gentiles.

19 But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall
speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak.

20 For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which
speaketh in you.

Genesis 11:1-9

1 And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.

2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a
plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.

3 And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them
throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter.

4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may
reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad
upon the face of the whole earth.

5 And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children
of men builded.

6 And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one
language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained
from them, which they have imagined to do.

7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may
not understand one another’s speech.

8 So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the
earth: and they left off to build the city.

9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there
confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD
scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.


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Is marriage necessary?

Matthew 24:19 And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give
suck in those days!

Before we understand is marriage necessary we need to understand why we

Marriage is not a ritual or ceremony; it is the coming of two persons with
an intention to form a family. The world tells us marriage is about love /
romance between a man and a woman. When compared to the Bible the picture
is different.

Let me share this hard truth. We as Christians are called to love every
person alive including our enemies, but those who are in the Lord or are
children of God [neighbor] we are called to love like Jesus loved us. Now
if we love our brethren like Jesus loved us then how can we love anyone
more than Jesus loved us. If we say we love our spouse more than our
brethren then we land up to state that Jesus did not manifest perfect love
and we love more than He did or it can also mean we do not love our
brethren as Jesus loved us or we are lying about it. Yes our relation with
our spouse and children is extra compared to others because of our
responsibility towards them that is why marriage is also described as lead
a spouse in Christ.

Family also does not just mean having children. Animals also reproduce but
their relationship is not called marriage. Marriage is not about a couple
(man and wife) coming together but is of role playing, of understanding
relationship between God and man. It is in understanding the design of how
God created man and woman that we understand this relationship.

When man was feeling lonely God created the cattle but man was not happy.
Cattle are the most useful animal for mankind and without cattle man cannot
exist in ease. It was later that God made woman and that too taking a bone
from man himself. Note God did not create woman like God created man which
He could have, but then man would have a companion but not a soul mate.

Man was made in the image of God so his desires were like the desires of
God. So like God he too wanted to have fellowship with someone not just
like himself but of himself. Bone in the Bible symbolizes character or
nature while flesh symbolizes desires. In the flesh (natural body) God made
woman in the nature of man (from man’s bone) and man in the nature of God
(not in physical looks but in understanding of design); even though in
spirit both are in the image of God and are equal. Marriage therefore is a
statute for the purpose of understanding the relationship of God and man
and thus the Heavenly wedding. It also is a medium for bringing in the
seeds that God has given us. We can have children of the flesh (worldly
children) or those whose names are in the Book of Life (Godly children).
That is why when a husband and wife come together they should do so
prayerfully. By this we realize marriage is a Christian thing and only
those who believe in God get married. Others may have bonds or contracts
but they are not marriages. Like baptism is Christian so also marriage is

Bible also gives us another reason for marriage and that is when a person
cannot control his or her lust it is recommended he or she gets married.
Lord tells us not to fornicate but to overcome in the covenant of marriage.
That is why Paul says the husband and wife do not have rights to their own
body and need to submit to the needs of the other. But then God does not
encourage lust therefore asks us to keep the bed holy by coming together
prayerfully. In Old Testament we see the Lord went to the extent of
advising a honeymoon for 1 year so that they overcome the desire of the
flesh and get on with the purpose of life.

In today’s message we read Lord saying woe unto those who have children
during the end days. It is not that God would forsake His people nor that
God would not be able to handle the situation. In the end days once those
whose names are written in the Book of Life pass through then the purpose
of marriage would be lost. At that time the suffering which Christians
would experience would be very great and not worthy to having children and
bringing them up.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we thank You for making us in your image. We also thank You for making
us man and woman so that we understand the love relation that You have set
for us in Heaven. Lord we pray we learn and grow in our marriages. We pray
we realize like freedom is not independence to whatever we desire but being
responsible for our own action so also marriage is an responsibility of
bring up a family in You...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Matthew 24:19-22, 28-29

19 And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in
those days!

20 But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the
sabbath day:

21 For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the
beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.

22 And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be
saved: but for the elect’s sake those days shall be shortened.

28 For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles [vultures] be
gathered together.

29 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be
darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall
from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:

1 Corinthians 7:1-6, 34-38

1 Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man
not to touch a woman.

2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and
let every woman have her own husband.

3 Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also
the wife unto the husband.

4 The wife hath not power of her own body, but the husband: and likewise
also the husband hath not power of his own body, but the wife.

5 Defraud ye not one the other, except it be with consent for a time, that
ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that
Satan tempt you not for your incontinency.

6 But I speak this by permission, and not of commandment.

34 There is difference also between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried
woman careth for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body
and in spirit: but she that is married careth for the things of the world,
how she may please her husband.

35 And this I speak for your own profit; not that I may cast a snare upon
you, but for that which is comely, and that ye may attend upon the Lord
without distraction.

36 But if any man think that he behaveth himself uncomely toward his
virgin, if she pass the flower of her age, and need so require, let him do
what he will, he sinneth not: let them marry.

37 Nevertheless he that standeth stedfast in his heart, having no
necessity, but hath power over his own will, and hath so decreed in his
heart that he will keep his virgin, doeth well.

38 So then he that giveth her in marriage doeth well; but he that giveth
her not in marriage doeth better.

Deuteronomy 24:5 When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go out to
war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at
home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which he hath taken.

1 Corinthians 9:5 Have we not power to lead about a sister, a wife, as
well as other apostles, and as the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

Ephesians 5:23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is
the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.


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The month of Nisan begins

Nehemiah 2:1And it came to pass in the month Nisan, in the twentieth 
year of Artaxerxes the king, that wine was before him: and I took up the 
wine, and gave it unto the king. Now I had not been beforetime sad in 
his presence.

In the Old Testament time was measured according to the moon cycles and 
this was what the Lord had advised. The year started with the month of 
Nisan and ended with the month of Adar. If we look at all religions 
almost all measure their time (calendar) according to moon cycles. Even 
today we have religions like Islam or even older religions like Hinduism 
which still follows moon cycles.

Christians do not understand why in Old Testament Lord Himself advised 
we follow the moon but now we do not; we follow now the solar cycles, 
the movement of the earth around the sun. It is only when we understand 
the symbolism of the moon and sun we are assured we are in the right 
path not breaking the Law and also we understand other religions.

We know the sun symbolizes the Lord (Son) and Psalms 84:11 clearly 
speaks of this symbolism. The sun is a source of light and is fixed and 
everything (our world) revolves around it. The moon on the other hand is 
not a sources of light it reflects the light of the sun. It reflects 
light more or less or nothing depending on its position to that part of 
the earth. The moon symbolizes a Man of God.

In the Old Testament man did not know God so all things revolved around 
men who knew God that is why time too was based on the moon. But after 
the Lord came as man and we came to know God that’s why we are not bond 
to the cycles of the moon but now our time (calendar) is based on the 
sun. We as Christians follow the Lord because of we know Christ, while 
other religions which are manmade follow man (men who come in the name 
of god/God).

We see most events started in the month of Nisan which means flight 
(Exodus). We have stepped into the month of Nisan, 2 weeks away from 
Passover (not according to Jewish calendar, they did not match according 
to weekday like we do). The Passover week started in the tenth day of 
Nisan with bring in of the Paschal lamb, where Jesus was arrested to 
become our eternal Paschal Lamb. Jesus was arrested on the evening of 
Saturday after He celebrated the first day of the week of Feast of 
Unleavened Bread. The Paschal Lamb was bought into the house on the 
tenth day and kept under observation for 5 days and on the fifteenth day 
of the month in the evening the lamb was killed. That means the day 
Jesus was killed was Thursday and not Friday as what the Catholic Church 
changed it to be. So Thursday He was killed and Friday was the High 
Sabbath as mentioned in John 19:31 the Day the Passover was celebrated.

Everyone knows Jesus Resurrected on Sunday the day after the Sabbath 
(the regular Sabbath - Saturday) and not the day after the High Sabbath. 
The mess up happened due to the Feast of Unleavened Bread which was 
celebrated after the Passover week but during the time of Jesus was 
celebrated along with the Passover week and this tradition started when 
Israel were under Babylonian rule. To avoid long periods of celebration 
they overlapped it. That is why we find in Gospels of Matthew, Mark and 
Luke it is recorded they celebrated the Unleavened Bread week along with 
the Passover week.

People may wonder why Jesus followed the deviation of dates in 
scriptures. If we understand the feasts we would understand it was not 
deviation but an awesome revelation. The Jews first received forgiveness 
or healing and after that the sacrifice was made, but for us the 
sacrifice is made beforehand. That is why Peter said we are already 
healed even before we receive our healing because the sacrifice has 
already been made.

What we see Christians follow the Catholic Church understanding and 
celebrate Passover day (Good Friday) thinking Jesus died on that day not 
knowing He died the evening of the previous day. We also see Jesus 
fulfilled the prophecy of resurrecting on the third day and not the 
second day (Thursday evening to Sunday noon, before three days could be 
over). Jesus said the sign of Jonah, the sign of three days was a sign 
for the wicked, a sign of hopelessness.

Let us not be wicked people and follow traditions making them ritual 
without understanding them. Let us not be blind followers of men. Let us 
not behave like men who are intoxicated with wine.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord we pray your people be led by your spirit and not by words of men. 
Lord we pray for increase of discernment among the people. We pray that 
the blindfolds be removed and they see the Truth and know the Truth. Let 
them understand your sacrifice and receive all that You have made 
available through it...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Numbers 9:1-4

1And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the first 
month of the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, 

2Let the children of Israel also keep the passover at his appointed season.

3In the fourteenth day of this month, at even, ye shall keep it in his 
appointed season: according to all the rites of it, and according to all 
the ceremonies thereof, shall ye keep it.

4And Moses spake unto the children of Israel, that they should keep the 

Exodus 12:18In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at 
even, ye shall eat unleavened bread, until the one and twentieth day of 
the month at even.

Exodus 12:1-6

1 And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying,

2This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the 
first month of the year to you.

3Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day 
of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the 
house of their fathers, a lamb for an house:

4And if the household be too little for the lamb, let him and his 
neighbour next unto his house take it according to the number of the 
souls; every man according to his eating shall make your count for the lamb.

5Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: ye shall 
take it out from the sheep, or from the goats:

6And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and 
the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the 

John 19:31The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the 
bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that 
sabbath day was an high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be 
broken, and that they might be taken away.

Mark 14:1After two days was the feast of the passover, and of unleavened 
bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take 
him by craft, and put him to death.

Luke 22:1Now the feast of unleavened bread was near, which is called the 

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Speaking against a Man of God

Isaiah 54:17 No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every
tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is
the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me,
saith the LORD.

Just yesterday I was a little upset with a few brothers for making jokes on
scriptures or on a message given by me. I know they did not really mean it,
yet the question is are we allowed to joke on God or things that are
precious to Him like scriptures or an anointed Man of God? Just before I
went to sleep I messaged them ‘I think I should share testimonies of using
nonsensical language against Men of God’ and today as I prayed I got this
scripture. The Lord wants me to share on this with all.

I do a lot of evangelizing on the Internet along with sending email to
people registered on my domain. Before Facebook and Whatsapp was Yahoo
groups. There were groups with thousands of members in each group so I
would post my messages in those groups. That time I was growing in the Lord
and the Lord was building my base, so most of my understandings use to come
through visions like that of Daniel. I use to meditate on scriptures and
the Lord used to show me visions and immediately it was like seeing an
X-ray of that scripture.

At that time I did not have even 10% understanding of Biblical languages
what I carry today. So when the Lord explained me scriptures I would share
how the Lord showed it to me and there was a brother in one of the groups
who was excellent in Hebrew, he would confirm to me if my understanding was
right. He was from the USA. This way we become very close he use to admire
my revelations and I would admire his knowledge on the Hebrew language.

One day a topic came up on creation and I spoke about the varying seven day
period, that each day of Genesis 1 was not a 24hour day but millions and at
time billions of years. He was a staunch 6 day 24hour day creation believer
so he started accusing me of being a heretic just because of this one
understanding which we did not agree on. This rift became a little extra
with him using unwanted words against me.

One day he got a vision and he knew I could interpret dreams so he asked me
what it meant and I explained it to him. The dream was not a good message
and spoke of how he was going against the kingdom of God and leading people
to destruction (dream started with some calamities against him and ended
with a train going into endless darkness). Exactly a week or two later his
house got caught in heavy rains so much so it flooded his house. The worst
one could imagine happened. To his misfortune he was running high fever
that day and was alone at home. Although being a well build trucked as well
a trained nurse he could not get himself out of the house. He was stuck in
the flooded house for almost 3 to 4 days with waters sometimes going up to
neck deep. He thought he would die and not see another day, but our
merciful God did not give up on him and he was saved after a few days.

We need to understand the risk we take when we speak against a Man of God.
It is not that God curses a person for speaking against His messenger. We
need to understand Men of God have authority to quicken or delay what God
has set. When we speak against a Man of God, God quickens things in our
lives and we experience problems. That does not means if a Man of God makes
mistake no one can correct him. Firstly we need to see if we are in
authority to correct - Calling, timing and if God has asked us to. Secondly
we need to be to the point and not taking a step to the left or right.

Take the case of David a man according to the heart of God, yet when he
made a mistake God sent a Seer (Prophet), to correct him and this happened
not once but twice. We also see when Saul made mistakes and was behind the
life of David, yet David did not dare to touch the life of Saul, in fact
when a man came to him and claimed to have a hand in Saul’s death, David
asked his men to kill him.

A few days back my daughter asked me if saying the word OMG (OH My God) was
a sin. I told her if we respect God, why would we want to take His Name
uselessly? Would we take the name of our father or mother uselessly? If we
respect humans so much, how much more should we respect God the giver of
our lives? And that also goes for things close to God and people who are
chosen by Him. Always remember the scripture that God can sacrifice a
nation for the sake of His one anointed one.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord, we pray we learn to respect your anointed ones like we respect You.
We pray every word be weighted before it comes out of our mouth when spoken
with your anointed ones so that we will not land up paying for the misuse
of that word not only in this world but also on Judgment Day...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

2 Samuel 24:11-13

11 For when David was up in the morning, the word of the LORD came unto
the prophet Gad, David’s seer, saying,

12 Go and say unto David, Thus saith the LORD, I offer thee three things;
choose thee one of them, that I may do it unto thee.

13 So Gad came to David, and told him, and said unto him, Shall seven
years of famine come unto thee in thy land? or wilt thou flee three months
before thine enemies, while they pursue thee? or that there be three days’
pestilence in thy land? now advise, and see what answer I shall return to
him that sent me.

2 Samuel 12:1-13

2 Samuel 1:14-15

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.


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Fulfillment of prophecies

Joel 3:19,20 Egypt shall be a desolation, and Edom shall be a desolate
wilderness, for the violence against the children of Judah, because they
have shed innocent blood in their land. But Judah shall dwell for ever, and
Jerusalem from generation to generation.

A few days back a sister was referring to some of the unthinkable
atrocities happening especially to certain sects of Christians, she asked
me brother why is the Lord letting this happen. She was surprised when I
told her it was fulfillment of prophecies.

There are a few prophecies where the Lord allows His people to be harmed
but in this He makes sure the purpose of the Kingdom is glorified. Like the
death of Stephen caused an outbreak of faith and instead of fear of the
enemy the people became bold, grew strong in faith and this caused
Christianity to spread like never before.

But then there are many prophecies where we think the victims are
Christians and even declare them martyrs but that is not the case, the
wrath of God which He has been holding back since ages is now being set to
action and these people who are far from Him and being an abomination to
His Name are receiving it.

We see in the Bible the Jews faced the wrath after 70 years of crucifying
Jesus. They again were at the receiving end during the 1st World War. Even
in Old Testament when they sinned or angered the Lord they were warned
again and again but when they did not abide by the warnings the Lord
punished them. The so called Christians who are at the receiving end today
martyred more Christians than any other religion or people. The scriptures
say she (the younger daughter) would be punished more than the Jews (the
elder daughter). About 10 years back this was unthinkable knowing how the
Jews suffered but after Arab springs and the coming of ISIS we see this
unfolding. People are mercilessly beheaded and made to suffer which even
the Jews were not. What we see is just the beginning and lot is set to
unfold in the future. The mass migration of Muslims to Europe is not a
mistake or coincident, it is all inline to the what the Bible prophecies.

It is not just the so called Christians who are at the receiving end, next
in line in prophecy are the Muslims; the total fall of Islam. The way
things are unfolding the greatest enemy of them are themselves. In last
year alone we saw almost 50,000 deaths in just one Muslim country. Bible
calls the followers of Ismail as ‘wild asses’, the children of wrath and
that’s very true. True Muslims are insane and violent when it comes to
belief otherwise they may be very sweet people.

The Lord is telling us we live in prophetic times so let us not hope for
world peace, it will not happen. It is a time of action, a time of
fulfillment, a time which many souls in the past were waiting to see.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord, we pray we realize the time or season we dwell in and understand its
importance. We pray Lord that your people tighten their girdle and prepare
like the Israelites did in Exodus. We pray Lord we follow the Pillar of
cloud and fire and experience its power like the Israelites did. Like the
Israelites did not face any loss when they abided in the Word, we know we
too will not face any loss as we abide in You...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Acts 8:1-8

1 And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a
great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were
all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judaea and Samaria, except
the apostles.

2 And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation
over him.

3 As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house,
and haling men and women committed them to prison.

4 Therefore they that were scattered abroad went every where preaching the

5 Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto

6 And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip
spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.

7 For unclean spirits, crying with loud voice, came out of many that were
possessed with them: and many taken with palsies, and that were lame, were

8 And there was great joy in that city.

Ezekiel 16:44-63

44 Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall use this proverb against
thee, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.

45 Thou art thy mother’s daughter, that lotheth her husband and her
children; and thou art the sister of thy sisters, which lothed their
husbands and their children: your mother was an Hittite, and your father an

46 And thine elder sister is Samaria, she and her daughters that dwell at
thy left hand: and thy younger sister, that dwelleth at thy right hand, is
Sodom and her daughters.

47 Yet hast thou not walked after their ways, nor done after their
abominations: but, as if that were a very little thing, thou wast corrupted
more than they in all thy ways.

48 As I live, saith the Lord GOD, Sodom thy sister hath not done, she nor
her daughters, as thou hast done, thou and thy daughters.

49 Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of
bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither
did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.

50 And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me: therefore I
took them away as I saw good.

51 Neither hath Samaria committed half of thy sins; but thou hast
multiplied thine abominations more than they, and hast justified thy
sisters in all thine abominations which thou hast done.

52 Thou also, which hast judged thy sisters, bear thine own shame for thy
sins that thou hast committed more abominable than they: they are more
righteous than thou: yea, be thou confounded also, and bear thy shame, in
that thou hast justified thy sisters.

53 When I shall bring again their captivity, the captivity of Sodom and
her daughters, and the captivity of Samaria and her daughters, then will I
bring again the captivity of thy captives in the midst of them:

54 That thou mayest bear thine own shame, and mayest be confounded in all
that thou hast done, in that thou art a comfort unto them.

55 When thy sisters, Sodom and her daughters, shall return to their former
estate, and Samaria and her daughters shall return to their former estate,
then thou and thy daughters shall return to your former estate.

56 For thy sister Sodom was not mentioned by thy mouth in the day of thy

57 Before thy wickedness was discovered, as at the time of thy reproach of
the daughters of Syria, and all that are round about her, the daughters of
the Philistines, which despise thee round about.

58 Thou hast borne thy lewdness and thine abominations, saith the LORD.

59 For thus saith the Lord GOD; I will even deal with thee as thou hast
done, which hast despised the oath in breaking the covenant.

60 Nevertheless I will remember my covenant with thee in the days of thy
youth, and I will establish unto thee an everlasting covenant.

61 Then thou shalt remember thy ways, and be ashamed, when thou shalt
receive thy sisters, thine elder and thy younger: and I will give them unto
thee for daughters, but not by thy covenant.

62 And I will establish my covenant with thee; and thou shalt know that I
am the LORD:

63 That thou mayest remember, and be confounded, and never open thy mouth
any more because of thy shame, when I am pacified toward thee for all that
thou hast done, saith the Lord GOD.


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The land beyond Ethiopia

Isaiah 18:7 In that time shall the present be brought unto the LORD of 
hosts of a people scattered and peeled, and from a people terrible from 
their beginning hitherto; a nation meted out and trodden under foot, 
whose land the rivers have spoiled, to the place of the name of the LORD 
of hosts, the mount Zion.

'The eighteenth chapter of Isaiah is considered as the most obscure 
passages of the ancient prophets' (Bishop Horsley).

If you read the various commentaries on this chapter you will find 
varying differences between them with very little in common. I did spend 
some time and could figure some things which I may be right or even 
wrong but by understanding the follow of topic which the Lord is speak 
to us and the times we dwell in this scripture seem appropriate and timely.

The Lord is talking of a land with the following characteristics

Land beyond Africa

Land having many sea ports

Land divided by rivers

Land of hills

A land according to its name

A land (continent) broken into many nations (countries)

If we look at all this in today's date we see them matching with Europe. 
The continent of Europe is beyond Africa. It is a land with many sea 
ports. It is a land which has many rivers following through it. It is 
also referred in other prophecies as land of hills (7 hills). The name 
Europe means 'wide face/eye' but when we study the name it comes from 
Greek mythology of a Phoenician princess who was abducted and taken to 
Crete by Zeus in the guise of a bull. We know Europe as a union of many 

If my assessment is right then today the Lord is telling the people of 
Europe that they may go through a shaking but at the end the Lord is 
going to bring them to know Him and have authority in Him.

As Christians we do not give more importance to the present as much we 
give to the future. Our God has selected us not because what we are but 
because of what He is going to make of us. When He sees us He rarely 
sees what we are, He more sees the finished us and thus He tolerates us 
and our nonsense today. So my brothers and sisters in Christ, who are 
from Europe, hold on to Him and trust that all will be fine at the end 
for He is in charge.

[Prayer Starter]

Lord, You are Omnipotent and All Knowing. You alone can see the 
beginning, present and end at the same time. We know Lord we can trust 
You in all things and we pray from our brethren in Europe whom You have 
called by name and whose names are in the Book of Life. We pray You 
strengthen their faith and your Hand be upon them...

This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]

Isaiah 18

Revelation 17:9And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads 
are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.

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