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Post  Admin on Sat 15 Feb 2020, 9:48 pm

Worshiping of Men and Angels

Colossians 4:18,19  Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshiping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind, And not holding the Head, from which all the body by joints and bands having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increaseth with the increase of God.

When one talks to people of different religions like Hindus, as to why they worship, bow down and serve images and idols? They may tell you they are not worshiping the image but the deity whom it represents. If one probes more as to why they personify the image then? And one will put them in a fix.

When it comes to Islam although they claim to be strictly forbidden to make images and do idol worship yet you will see their religion is full of idols/symbols which they kiss and serve; remove these symbols and their whole belief falls flat on its face. Leave alone symbols like Kaaba or Hajar al-Aswad (black stone) or the moon or the auspicious number 786 (symbolizing Bismilla – ‘in the name of Allah’) etc. even their prayers and dress code show the bondage to idolatry they exist in.

Catholics like Jews although consider themselves part of the Abrahamic belief and follow the God of Abraham who forbid idolatry yet are dreadfully into idolatry. The Bible is a record of the deeds of the Israelite and how God punished them time and again for idol worship. They may be the most educated and intelligent race in the world yet they have little understanding of scriptures. People are unaware they worship Moses like the Catholics worship Mary. We see this in Acts when they stoned Stephen, they stated he blasphemed ‘Moses and God’ (see the order of names and the term used). Jesus Himself said they did not know God and were children of Satan. Coming to Catholics they put Mary above Jesus stating going directly via Jesus to God the Father is impossible so they go via ‘Mother Mary’ (a spirit that claims to be the mother of Jesus but actually is someone else and the image of ‘Mary’ they have is of this spirit), for them God did not humble Himself enough and His sacrifice lacked. They claim to venerate Mary and not worship her but fail to realize the word occurs in the NT and is translated in the prayer ‘Our Father’ as ‘hallowed’.

Coming to Christian Believers like put in today’s message Paul saw them worshiping Men of God. Men of God symbolize the Moon that is minuscule before the Sun and does not have its own light but reflects the light of the Sun. Believer would say they do not worship them but the fact they believe these people more than they believe scriptures is a proof of that.

Today’s scripture uses the word ‘Angel’ (means Messenger of God) and we also have scriptures like Hebrews 13:2 which speak of us unknowingly serving ‘Angels’, do not speak of Heavenly Angels. Do not be fooled to think Heavenly Angels will come in disguise as beggars or people in need. These would be normal humans whom you may meet in Heavens as Angels. One needs to understand the relationship between man, resurrected man and Angles. Jesus said in our resurrection we will be as Angels.

Men of God or Messengers of God are just vessels. Let us focus on the one who provides through them and not on the vessels itself, howsoever beautiful they may be.

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Lord You are Almighty God. You are Spirit and when asked your name You said ‘I am who I am’ for there is none other than You.. Lord we pray in our foolishness we do not make gods before You and bring You to anger. Lord we pray even those whom You have sent to minister unto us do not become a reason of distraction from You...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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

John 8:39-45

Hebrews 13:2  Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

1 Timothy 5:21  I charge [thee] before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without preferring one before another, doing nothing by partiality.

1 Thessalonians 3:13  To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.

Revelation 19:10  And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See [thou do it] not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

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Post  Admin on Fri 14 Feb 2020, 9:35 pm

Is Valentine Day Christian?

1 Corinthians 7:37  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.

Today as I prayed and received this scripture I was wondering why I got this, then I realized today the world celebrates Valentine Day.

People especially youth get very disappointed when I say Biblically romance is forbidden outside marriage. It is only in a marriage commitment that one can romance. That includes people who are engaged to marry.

Engagement is a legal commitment to marriage and in very rare cases it was broken and there was a heavy price paid by the party who fails it.

Marriage is simply a couple (man and woman only) coming together to make a family that means the moment they come together physical and become one (have intercourse) they are considered married. The oath that they take before a Pastor or civil representative or God is a promise to be married but they are only considered married when they come together.

In the Bible we see Mary is referred to as fiancé of Joseph till the birth of Jesus and only after the birth of Jesus when they have physical relationship is she called his wife. They both had many children (at least 3 sons and 2 daughters) and marriage without children was considered cursed. In my personal life I had got married and had no children for 6 years, I and my wife took medical help also but it was only after I made peace with God that we received a daughter and named her Salome (peace).

Let us understand if we are celebrating Valentine Day with a person it should either be with a person whom we are married to or will be getting married to (engaged to). As far as those who say Valentine’s Day is about love and sharing love I tell them as Christians we are called to love all especially our enemies so they should firstly express their love to those who hate them or persecute them.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord created the bond of marriage so as to imitate and understand your relationship with man. You Lord made the natural to understand the spiritual. We pray You open the hearts and minds of our youth so that they be no victims to the vanity of this world. May they not be led by emotions but be led by your Spirit...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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1 Corinthians 7:32-38
32  But I would have you without carefulness. He that is unmarried careth for the things that belong to the Lord, how he may please the Lord:
33  But he that is married careth for the things that are of the world, how he may please [his] wife.
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.

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

Luke 2:4-7
4  And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:)
5  To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife [fiancé], being great with child.
6  And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.
7  And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.

Mark 6:3  Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him.

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Post  Admin on Thu 13 Feb 2020, 11:42 pm

Friend, Servant, Slave and Prisoner of the Lord

Epesians 4:1-3  I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,  With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

I have mentioned before the word ‘Philo’ in Greek means ‘love’ (social), ‘friend’ and also ‘associate’. In John 15 we see Jesus is speaking about the Father’s business thus the more appropriate meaning to use in ‘associate’ and not ‘friend’. Even coming to Lord’s relationship with Abraham the word is not ‘friend’ but ‘lover’ and comes from OT scriptures, it is for this reason we who are Abraham’s seed are referred to as the Lord’s Bride.

Coming to Servant and Slave (Bondman) the Greek words does not refer to actual slavery where the person is sold and has no rights. The right word would be bounded labor. We are bought for a price (and period) and the Lord does want us to pay Him back but to pay unto others as He did unto us. So though we are in debt to the Lord yet we repay to His people and not to Him directly.

In today’s scripture we see Paul uses the term ‘Prisoner’ and if we read further we see he speaks of being prisoner of the Fruits of the Spirit. Jesus said we will be judged and known by our fruits, which are not our deeds but the Fruits of the Spirit.

A Christian is known by not his or her verbal confession but by his or her spiritual confession and that is the Fruits of the Spirit. If one understands the salvation of mankind it is all about regaining the Fruits (Truth and Righteousness) which Adam and Eve lost by eating of the Tree of Doubt (Good and Bad).

Let us understand Christianity comes from within, not out of emotions but much deeper, that is out of the spirit. The light has to shine from within.

Tomorrow many Christians will be celebrating Valentine’s Day without understanding relationships with the Lord and with each other.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord created this world in Spirit and because darkness came You created the natural world so that darkness can be defeated by the light that shines in the spirit. Lord we pray we understand it is a spiritual war and not an earthly war so the weapons are the Fruits of the Spirit. Help us grow in the Fruits of the Spirit...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
John 15:15  Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends {Philo}; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.

James 2:23  And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.

Isaiah 41:8  But thou, Israel, [art] my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend {ahab – lover}.

2 Chronicles 20:7  [Art] not thou our God, [who] didst drive out the inhabitants of this land before thy people Israel, and gavest it to the seed of Abraham thy friend {ahab – lover} for ever?

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Post  Admin on Wed 12 Feb 2020, 11:29 pm

Enemy because of speaking the truth

Galatians 4:16 Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?

Today there is no preacher who bluntly preaches the truth, for I have not found one and there cannot be one who does so in a congregation and is not thrown out. Everyone either does not know the real truth or is intentionally compromising so that they do not ruffle feathers of the people, amongst them includes myself and Paul; even Paul could not bluntly speak the truth but gave in small measures and yet had problems with the people like I do.

Today even amongst Pastors and Church leaders there are hardly a few who are rooted strongly on the Rock of Truth and have a proper understanding of scriptures. Preachers foolishly think just rebuking people mindlessly means strong preaching. People will forget the rebuke in a few days but a truth will not let them continue their lives as it is, there is surely be a change, either for the good or for the bad.

Just a few days back I had a session on the 7 letters to the 7 churches – Watchtower to the churches, the session was about the timeline of the Church its history, present situation and things to happen in the future of the Church. This presentation could not be given as it is, it had to be censored for many would have stumbled spiritually. If I had 5 things to say I had to cut down to 2 and skip 3.

How many Preachers or Teachers get into the TVM or grammar of the words, most of the instructions are there. Take just one sentence and one can write a letter like Paul. Those who study the Bible know almost all of the NT comes from the OT but how many find Preachers preaching from the OT as Paul or Jesus did, most do not realize OT is not contrary to the NT but the same as the NT, God did not change, He never does. In the whole NT there is only one book that has something new to add, all others including Revelation are either teachings of the OT or fulfilment of the OT (chronicles).

If someone dares to preach the truth as it is, either the Church will be empty of people or people will push the preacher off a cliff like the Jews tried to do with Jesus when He gave them the hard truth.

It is time we change and do not try to make God small to fit into our lives and our understanding.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord know all and also know the hearts of man. You Lord know the time and season to keep revealing more and more of the truth so that man does not break under its weight and become naught. Lord we pray You build us day by day that we have spiritual teeth and start to consume solid meat...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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Matthew 13:15  For 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 them.

Luke 4:25-30
25  But of a truth I say unto you, There were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when there came a great famine over all the land;
26  and unto none of them was Elijah sent, but only to Zarephath, in the land of Sidon, unto a woman that was a widow.
27  And there were many lepers in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet; and none of them was cleansed, but only Naaman the Syrian.
28  And they were all filled with wrath in the synagogue, as they heard these things;
29  and they rose up, and cast him forth out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might throw him down headlong.
30  But he passing through the midst of them went his way.

Acts 17:10-11
10  And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming [thither] went into the synagogue of the Jews.
11  These 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.

Mark 1:2  As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.

Mark 11:17  And he taught, saying unto them, Is it not written, My house shall be called of all nations the house of prayer? but ye have made it a den of thieves.

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He alone can establish you

1 Thessalonians 3: 13  To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.

Most Christians are fooled to think that just by believing in Jesus Christ one will go to Heaven. It is like saying by booking my ticket I have reached the destination! It is true without a ticket we cannot travel but we also need to get on that vehicle or transport which we have taken the ticket of and then only will we reach our destination.

Jesus said ‘I am the way’ because when there was no way He became the way, but by standing on the way we do not reach our destination. Jesus said it is His Spirit who will become our helper, the one who will lead us alone the way to our destination.

In today’s message we find 3 different characters, He, Jesus Christ and the Father. The ‘He’ is also mentioned in v11 and v12 and the term used there is ‘Lord’ for Him. This ‘He’ or ‘Lord’ Paul is referring to is none other than the Holy Spirit - the Spirit of Truth – the Spirit of Adoption – the Spirit of the Son.

We need to understand the importance of the Holy Spirit. Jesus paid the price for our sins so that He could make peace between God and man, and we would receive His Spirit who can transform us and enable us to enter Heaven.

If only the Catholics understand that the Catholic Church has removed the role of the Holy Spirit by placing a character named ‘Mother Mary’ who actually has nothing to do with the mother of Jesus. She is as related to the biblical character Mary as Allah is to God or Isa is to Jesus! ‘Allah’ means ‘the god’, ‘illah’ means ‘god’, Mohammed chose one of the 360 idols in the Kaaba after destroying the others and declared that one idol (moon god ‘hubal’) as ‘the god’/ ‘allah’. This happened also because when Mohammed was small (12yaers) he used to visit a Catholic monastery in Busra (Syria) and a monk (Bahira) there told him he was called to become a prophet! Most of the stories of Jesus in the Quran come from the false ‘Gospel of Thomas’ which was written somewhere in 400AD.

Let us Believers also not be counted amongst goats on Judgment Day and suffer the Lake of Fire, but stand amongst sheep to enter Heaven, and this can happen only if we let the Spirit of the Lord to work in us and through us.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord are Spirit and your Kingdom is a Spirit world. No flesh and blood can inherit your Kingdom. We pray Lord we understand the importance of the working of your Spirit. Lord we pray we be born again from within so as to become Sons of God...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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1 Thessalonians 3:11-13
11  Now God himself and our Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, direct our way unto you.
12  And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all [men], even as we [do] toward you:
13  To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.

John 3:3,5-6
3  Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
5  Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and [of] the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
6  That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

1 Corinthians 15:50, 53-54
50  Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.
53  For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal [must] put on immortality.
54  So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.

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Chosen from the world

Acts 22:3  I am verily a man [which am] a Jew, born in Tarsus, [a city] in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, [and] taught according to the perfect manner of the law of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as ye all are this day.

Paul was a perfect candidate for the mission God had chosen for him. He was born of a Jewish mother and a Roman father. If we were to look at the former Paul, when he was referred to by his Jewish name ‘Saul’, one would not dream of him becoming a strong Christian leader that would change the dimensions of the world. He was not only a fascist Jew who persecuted Christians but also accuse of mob lynching since he instigated and led the mob that lynched Stephen.

God had not only chose a person who was a staunch Jew, but one who had a Roman background and above all he was trained under the finest Jewish teacher during that time. Gamaliel was one of the top most Jewish authority and contributor to the Talmud (teaching the Jewish laws) which are considered sacred by the followers of Judaism even today.

People at time commend me about my understanding of scriptures but they do not understand the things I have gone through to come to this point, as a passionate Catholic how I was deceived and how I use to argue with ‘Protestants’ thinking they were devil worshippers. My case was like that of Paul where in God directly had to remove the blindfolds of my eyes/heart to make me see the truth.

Let us not belittle our background and understand the importance it plays in the mission God has chosen us for. Let us remember there is none other than us in centuries and centuries for the mission the Lord has given us. So like Paul, let us take our mission serious and strive to be more successful than he did, for we live in greater times.

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Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord are Omnipresent and Omnipotent, yet in your endless wisdom You made each of us unique and perfect for the mission that You have assigned us. Lord we pray we understand the importance of our mission and how we alone can do it and not expect anyone else to do it....

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

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Acts 9:1-16
1  And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest,
2  And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem.
3  And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven:
4  And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
5  And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: [it is] hard for thee to kick against the pricks.
6  And he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? And the Lord [said] unto him, Arise, and go into the city, and it shall be told thee what thou must do.
7  And the men which journeyed with him stood speechless, hearing a voice, but seeing no man.
8  And Saul arose from the earth; and when his eyes were opened, he saw no man: but they led him by the hand, and brought [him] into Damascus.
9  And he was three days without sight, and neither did eat nor drink.
10  And there was a certain disciple at Damascus, named Ananias; and to him said the Lord in a vision, Ananias. And he said, Behold, I [am here], Lord.
11  And the Lord [said] unto him, Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and enquire in the house of Judas for [one] called Saul, of Tarsus: for, behold, he prayeth,
12  And hath seen in a vision a man named Ananias coming in, and putting [his] hand on him, that he might receive his sight.
13  Then Ananias answered, Lord, I have heard by many of this man, how much evil he hath done to thy saints at Jerusalem:
14  And here he hath authority from the chief priests to bind all that call on thy name.
15  But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:
16  For I will shew him how great things he must suffer for my name’s sake.

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Lord of dead and living or God of the Living

Romans 14:9  For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.

In today’s scripture we see Paul states Christ died, rose and lived again that He Lords both dead and living. But we see Jesus said in Matthew 23:32 and Luke 20:38 that ‘God is not God of the dead but of the living’, so did Paul contradict Jesus?

It is only when we study the Greek words and cross reference we will understand the scriptures clearly and see there is no contradiction between them.

In Greek text we will see wherever Theo (God) or Iesous (Jesus) is mentioned the Greek word ‘ho’ precedes it, the word means ‘this’. God is Spirit and the term means life so life cannot be of the dead but only of the living.

In today’s message the word ‘Lord’ is the Greek word ‘kurieuo’ which actually means ‘to have dominion over’ or ‘to exercise lordship over’. It does not talk of Jesus as God but of the man Jesus Christ who humbled Himself and as Son of Man proved Himself worthy to judge mankind, those who will live to enjoy eternal life (have access to the Tree/River of Life in Heaven) and also those who will be condemn to death (suffer till they die in the Lake of Fire/Sulphur).

Jesus as man died and went down to Hell because He took our sins on Him and was forsaken by the Father, but was set free from it and rose (came up to our Creation) because there was no sin in Him thus He broke the curse of Hell in the lives of those who believe in Him.. It was His righteousness that made Him worthy to sit in the Judgment Seat, that too not as God but as Son of Man.

Like always I have stated let us not just stick to English translations but take the efforts to study the Biblical languages Hebrew and Greek and learn to interpret scriptures more perfectly.

[Prayer Starter]
Father God You are Almighty God. You are Spirit and You alone are God. Lord You as Son of Man have made a way when there was no way and You became the way for our salvation and inheritance. Lord we pray that every day we be prepared to stand before You on Judgment Day for we do not know when we sleep...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.  

[Reference Scriptures]
Matthew 22:32 I 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.

Luke 20:38 For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live unto him.

John 5:27  And hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is the Son of man.

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Bear infirmities not to please but to edify

Romans 15:1 We then that are strong {able} ought to bear {take up by the hand} the infirmities {errors leading to weakness} of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Let every one of us please [his] neighbour {concern person} for [his] good to edification.

Today’s scripture I put the more accurate meaning of the Greek words used, in curly brackets and they give a better rendering of the scripture.

Most of the time we forget the reason and purpose of our preaching and most of the time do it for self-glorification. Preachers love to show how smart or proficient they are on the topic so instead of going to the author, the source of the scripture, seek refuge in famous people and thus do copy paste. They live in an age of Artificial Intelligence and not an age of intelligence.

During my Catholic Charismatic days there was a brother whose ministry I was a part of, he preached with great power and anointing and we saw great miracles and changes happening amongst the people. But when the Lord started revealing to him more of the truth and he started resisting it, we started seeing him getting stuck where he was. One of the other brothers literally told him ‘brother why are you warming yesterday’s roti and feeding us?’ In a vision I was shown a short wall and thus confronted him but he did not listen to me and he went against the Lord. Before we had sessions where almost all of those who came had testimonies, there was one session in Goa I remember (that was the last with him) where there was so much glory of the Lord that all who attended were healed right before our eyes, and today if just one in the crowd gets healed he gets very happy.

Our purpose of ministering others is to edify others. Humility is mistaken as lowering one’s self-esteem but truly is about promoting others (edifying them) over oneself while keeping one’s own position.

God does not desire anyone to make a fool of himself/herself or make nothing of the precious gifts He has blessed him/her with. Jesus said do unto others what He has done unto us; so as God has blessed the unworthy us, so should we bless others who are weaker than us.

Today as I am getting ready for my afternoon session, which is my first of its kind, as I am praying for people to attend I am also praying for those who will not be edified should not attend. Jesus said when the truth confronts us either we will fall on the rock and be crushed or the rock will fall on us and crush us, either our flesh dies or if we are hardened in heart the truth will spiritually crush us.

Let us be sensitive to whom we preach, what we preach, when we preach and how we preach. Let us focus on edification more than anything else, if we have not changed anyone then we did nothing but only wasted time or glorified ourselves.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord are beyond the imagination of any being created by You, yet You desire fellowship with us lowly beings. You desire to bless us in You so that we be lifted up, become one with You. Lord we pray we imitate You and be a blessing unto others...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
1 Corinthians 10:23  All things are lawful; but not all things are expedient. All things are lawful; but not all things edify.

Matthew 21:44  And whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.

Romans 14:19  So then let us follow after things which make for peace, and things whereby we may edify one another.

Mark 9:50  Salt is good: but if the salt have lost its saltness, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace one with another.

Philippians 2:1-5
1  If [there be] therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies,
2  Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, [being] of one accord, of one mind.
3  [Let] nothing [be done] through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
4  Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.
5  Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:

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Preaching the Gospel for free

2 Corinthians 11: 7,8  Have I committed an offence in abasing myself that ye might be exalted, because I have preached to you the gospel of God freely? I robbed other churches, taking wages [of them], to do you service.

Paul was one of the most effective and successful Apostle during his era, all the 12 Apostles who were trained by Jesus in the flesh personally hardly evangelized and setup new Churches. Whatever Churches that claim to be built by them like Thomas did in India did not bear fruit of being rooted in the Word, they fizzled into traditions and idolatry.

Many of Paul’s built Churches went underground with the coming of the Catholic Church and it were these people who saved the Biblical manuscripts which we are studying today and thus understanding scriptures better. The Catholic Church did their own translation of scriptures from Kone Greek (common spoken language) to Latin (spoken by Roman aristocrats) and then tried to destroy the Greek manuscripts so that no one sees their mischief.

In today’s era we find many Preachers becoming very famous, building large Churches and when they retire, become feeble or die, nothing they created stands, because they build using grass, wood and not precious metal that stands the test of fire.

We as the Lord’s laborers are called to do selfless service in His Vineyard, if we take our wages here then we do not receive any when we enter Heaven (if ever we do). Taking a fistful is not wrong but trying to snatch with both hands is not called for. Greed destroyed the anointed Cherub Lucifer first, pride came later.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord are called Love by man though You are also Merciful, Righteous and Holy amongst others. Man did not understand love until You humbled yourself became man and manifested love through your sacrifice. Lord we pray we learn to love others like You loved us for You said it is the most important Commandment...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Numbers 1:49-53
49  Only thou shalt not number the tribe of Levi, neither take the sum of them among the children of Israel:
50  But thou shalt appoint the Levites over the tabernacle of testimony, and over all the vessels thereof, and over all things that [belong] to it: they shall bear the tabernacle, and all the vessels thereof; and they shall minister unto it, and shall encamp round about the tabernacle.
51  And when the tabernacle setteth forward, the Levites shall take it down: and when the tabernacle is to be pitched, the Levites shall set it up: and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death.
52  And the children of Israel shall pitch their tents, every man by his own camp, and every man by his own standard, throughout their hosts.
53  But the Levites shall pitch round about the tabernacle of testimony, that there be no wrath upon the congregation of the children of Israel: and the Levites shall keep the charge of the tabernacle of testimony.

Leviticus 5:12  Then shall he bring it to the priest, and the priest shall take his handful of it, [even] a memorial thereof, and burn [it] on the altar, according to the offerings made by fire unto the LORD: it [is] a sin offering.

Leviticus 6:15  And he shall take of it his handful, of the flour of the meat offering, and of the oil thereof, and all the frankincense which [is] upon the meat offering, and shall burn [it] upon the altar [for] a sweet savour, [even] the memorial of it, unto the LORD.

Leviticus 9:17  And he brought the meat offering, and took an handful thereof, and burnt [it] upon the altar, beside the burnt sacrifice of the morning.

Numbers 5:26  And the priest shall take an handful of the offering, [even] the memorial thereof, and burn [it] upon the altar, and afterward shall cause the woman to drink the water.

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The commonwealth of Israel

Ephesians 2:12,13  That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world: But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.

When I tell people ‘Jesus as man was the first Israel’, it makes them to wonder as to what I am saying.

Today’s scripture was written by Paul not to the Jews but to the Church having all different races of people, including Jews. Here we see Paul saying they (collectively) were previously aliens to the commonwealth of Israel but now are qualified in Christ to inherit the wealth/promise of Israel.

When one speaks the truth of Israel people accuses the person of ‘replacement’ or ‘substitution’ theory. People do not realize Israel was not a name change for Jacob but a promise to Jacob and those who believe in the Lord of Jacob. When the children of Jacob walked in the ways of the Lord they were called ‘children of Israel’ but when they rebelled or did not abide in Him they were called ‘children of Jacob’; they were never called ‘Israel’ in the first person but always in the second or third person.

Paul who took great pride in being a Jew had previously chosen to use the name Saul (meaning ‘desired’) given by his Jewish mother but later understood Israel and thus changed to the name Paul (meaning ‘small’) given by his Roman father.

The word ‘Israel’ means ‘Prince of God’ or ‘Prince having power/authority in God’ and symbolized ‘Sons of God’. Every Believer in Christ has the promise of the commonwealth of Israel and is in the process to becoming Israel.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord are God of the Heavens. You created this world so that those who are found worthy can inherit your Kingdom. Lord we pray we understand that this world is temporary and You created everything for the understanding of your Kingdom, including the different races in man...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Genesis 32:28  And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for thou hast striven with God and with men, and hast prevailed.

1 Chronicles 16:13  O ye seed of Israel his servant, Ye children of Jacob, his chosen ones.

Exodus 19:3  And Moses went up unto God, and Jehovah called unto him out of the mountain, saying, Thus shalt thou say to the house of Jacob, and tell the children of Israel:

Romans 4:13  For not through the law was the promise to Abraham or to his seed that he should be heir of the world, but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 8:14  For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.

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Filled with the Holy Spirit

Acts 4:31  And when they had prayed, the place was shaken wherein they were gathered together; and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and they spake the word of God with boldness.

In the NT we find both John the Baptist and Jesus were filled with the Holy Spirit and not only them but even their mothers were. In the case of John his father too was filled with the Holy Spirit.

In the OT and before Pentecost only key people received the Holy Spirit and it was not that they were found to be perfect or were holy in anyway. All of them excluding Jesus made mistakes (sinned) and some of them did grave ones. After Pentecost all who submitted or surrendered to Christ receive the promise of the Holy Spirit and when they claim the promise (submit to Him) they receive Him.

People are told Jesus or the Holy Spirit dwells in their hearts and they point to their organ within them. The Catholics even have images of the ‘Sacred Heart of Jesus’ or ‘Sacred Heart of Mary’ and they worship them, this is the consequence of lack of Bible study.

We need to note even though Elizabeth, Zacharias, John the Baptist, Mary and Jesus were filled with the Holy Spirit yet they were not the same, they did not receive the same of the Spirit and the Holy Spirit was not permanent with all of them. It was only in John and Jesus we find the Holy Spirit continued to dwell and work. Even between the two, both did not receive the same (quantity) of the Holy Spirit, only in Jesus was the Holy Spirit truly full/whole.

The Holy Spirit being Spirit and God (having endless life/life within) means He cannot be restricted to any place or time. Angels who are also spirit beings also move between places almost simultaneously irrespective of distance but cannot move across time (go or see into the future), they being simple spirit/single spirit beings cannot be in multiple places at the same time like the Holy Spirit or God does.

The Holy Spirit being Spirit of the Son can be understood as light that has refracted as it enters into water and become a rainbow (7 Spirits). The whole Church functions on the bases on the 7 Spirits of the Holy Spirit and callings are also connected to Him.

Let us understand when we are baptized in the Holy Spirit we have received just a small portion of Him and need to grow in Him and in all of Him.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You alone are Omnipresent and Omnipotent. Time nor place restricts You thus nothing is hidden from You. Lord we pray we understand the relationship between the Father, Son and His Spirit. We pray we understand why He is called Holy Spirit while Jesus as man said only the Father is Holy (Perfect). We pray we know the importance of the Holy Spirit and why Jesus as man stepped aside for His Spirit to complete the work of salvation of mankind...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Luke 1:15, 41, 67
15  For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and he shall drink no wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother’s womb.
41  And it came to pass, when Elisabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elisabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit;
67  And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying,

Luke 4:1  And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan, and was led in the Spirit in the wilderness

Acts 7:55  But he, being full of the Holy Spirit, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God,

Acts 11:24  for he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith: and much people was added unto the Lord.

John 14:23-26
23  Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my word: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.
24  He that loveth me not keepeth not my words: and the word which ye hear is not mine, but the Father’s who sent me.
25  These things have I spoken unto you, while [yet] abiding with you.
26  But the Comforter, [even] the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said unto you.

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Made of one blood yet different results – understanding life

Acts 17:26 And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;

In the Bible the word blood has 3 meanings – one is the natural blood, second symbolizing sacrifice and third life, since natural life is in the blood (key blood components are regenerated by the bone marrow which symbolizes spirit – natural life comes from the spirit of man).

The spirit of man is different from the spirit of animals, they not been made in the image of God thus they live and as they die their spirit too perishes. In the case of man he been made in God’s image is judged on his death, if he does not know God he judges himself and perishes in Hell till the rest of his spirit life. Man was not made to live the life term he currently enjoys. He was to life for thousands of years but due to sin his natural life is restricted to 120years. So if he goes to Hell he suffers his sins for the rest of spirit life.

Those who know God await Judgment Day on their natural death (they sleep till then) and are judged by a Son of Man who is righteous and not by God Himself. Jesus Christ though being God (part of) humbled Himself and became man proved Himself to be righteous and worthy to judge mankind (the flock). The sheep (who abide in Him) go to Heaven to enjoy eternal life (via the Tree/River of Life) and the goats (who reject His Will) are punished in the Lake of Fire/Sulphur.

God created all mankind (spirit) together in the beginning and we were like seeds. As we come in this world (in the flesh) the seed comes alive and life starts. Children as seeds are in the father and come alive in the womb of the mother, only in the case of Adam (means man, so it was not his name but being the first and only man it became his name) he was made out of dust and Eve his wife and first woman was made out of his bone (symbolizing nature).

We need to understand although we are billions and trillions of humans yet the vacancy in Heaven is very limited (as many as the fallen angels and the two Cherubs – who are complex beings) so all do not go to Heaven, very, very few amongst mankind do.

God being omnipresent alone knows the result, He does not manufacture the result but does assist in the result, since none can make it be himself. God made the seeds perfect but depending on the source of its coming into this world (parents - especially father) it inherits its corruption (none are found perfect). Jesus Christ who humbled Himself and became man was born of a virgin thus did not inherit corruption (that flows from father to children – and mother’s via the father), He became our sacrifice so that we receive His Spirit who undoes the corruption and makes us more and more perfect, till just two are found fully perfect and then comes Judgment Day.

Today the Lord is telling us to think of our purpose and our probable result so that we fear Him and walk in His ways.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord alone have life in yourself and since the Son came from You, He too has life in Himself. You made all beings that exist and spirit of man different from spirits of animals. You have a purpose for man and thus created this creation, once the purpose is complete and the few are sanctified in You this creation ceases to exist. We thank You Lord for creating us for greater things which no eyes have seen and mind has contemplated...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Acts 15:18  Known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world.

Ephesians 3:9  And to make all [men] see what [is] the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:

2 Thessalonians 2:13  But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

1 John 3:8  He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

Matthew 25:34  Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

Ephesians 1:4  According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:

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Wisdom and foolishness

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 wise.

People misunderstand today’s scripture along with some other scriptures to assume that one of the qualification required to be a Christian is to be a fool.

Bible says those who know God and are His are blessed with wisdom that is 10times (many times) that of any worldly person. To the world we may look as foolish because of the Gospel message we give and not as per the wisdom we are blessed with.

Christ gives us His Spirit, Spirit of Truth who reveals all thing, it does not mean only Bible scriptures but even hidden sciences and understanding beyond this world. This is what was visible in Daniel and those who were with him and Babylon was one of the world’s first most advance global university that started the science we know today.

Today’s scripture’s context is about people who manipulate the purpose of the human body and then use worldly sciences to try and justify it. Paul did not speak in a prophetic way of what people are doing today for this was also happening during his time. Homosexuality and other types of sexual perverseness was justified then and is even today, with theories and sciences which are actually lies.

Some scientists/ psychiatrics claim these perverseness is genetic but have not been able to prove it, it is like the ‘evolution theory’ which is proposed theory but not proven even today, yet believed and taught in schools.

Let us not assume Christians are called to be fools, we may look like one for the Gospel we preach but otherwise we should just astonish the people of the world with our wisdom and understanding. So let us study everything, in all fields, for we have the ability to understand things better than worldly people do.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God.. You Lord have wisdom that cannot be measured. We who are your children as also called to exhibit wisdom that is why You have blessed with your Spirit – Spirit of Truth. Holy Spirit work in us and fill us with wisdom and understanding so that we may show who You are to this world...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
John 14:17  [Even] the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

John 15:26-27
26  But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, [even] the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me:
27  And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.

1 Corinthians 1:18-21
18  For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.
19  For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.
20  Where [is] the wise? where [is] the scribe? where [is] the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?
21  For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.

Daniel 1:20  And 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.

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Bishop and Deacon

1 Timothy 3:2  A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

As I was studying the history of the Church for my coming session I was really amazed at what all came out of it, the things the Lord revealed.

It sometime is astonishing how masses can be misled so easily, and the political situation in India is evidence of that. If a high level person says something with part truth people will sallow that large lie that is attached to it.

We see Pastors give themselves titles like Bishop, Prophet, Apostle etc. without understanding what it means and if it applies to them or not. Before even I was fooled to believe a Bishop was over the normal priest or the person pastoring the Church until I studied the Apostolic system which prevailed during the times of the Apostles, and partly for some years right until 300AD when the Catholic Church came into existence and abolished it.

I really did not know to laugh or cry when I understood these positions and how people misunderstand them and give themselves these titles. They are evidence of our lack of understanding of scriptures and how we believe man more than God, oral traditions over scriptures.

The words ‘Bishop’ means ‘overseer’ and the word ‘Deacon’ means ‘servant’ (for domestic activities – what the Catholic today calls as sacristan). These were not posts in the ministry but for activities pertaining the administration of the Church.

Let us renew our minds and study scriptures as it is written and not as per interpretation by people who did not understand it.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord can see the things which are not visible by eyes, things not only in the present but also in the future for You are omnipresent. You Lord hide the truth from those whose hearts are not set fully to You. Lord we pray we learn to set our hearts fully unto You so that we know You more and more...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
1 Timothy 3:2-13
2  A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
3  Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;
4  One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;
5  (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)
6  Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.
7  Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
8  Likewise [must] the deacons [be] grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;
9  Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.
10  And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being [found] blameless.
11  Even so [must their] wives [be] grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.
12  Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.
13  For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 4:11-12
11  And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
12  For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

Ephesians 2:20  And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner [stone];

Ephesians 3:5  Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit;

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Betrayed by own

Acts 28:18,19  Who, when they had examined me, would have let [me] go, because there was no cause of death in me. But when the Jews spake against [it], I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar; not that I had ought to accuse my nation of.

In today’s scripture we see Paul states the Romans did not desire to kill him but it was the Jews that pressurized the Romans to kill him.

During the Apostolic Church period right up to 300AD Christians were not persecuted by Romans as believed by most. There is a mention of only one Roman Emperor Decius who reigned for just 1 year having targeted the Christians in particular. The actual persecution of Christians happened only at the hands of Jews and later Catholics. During that period Christians were most considered a sect of the Jews like Messianic Jews are mistakenly considered today. After 303AD to unto 308AD Romans persecuted Christians and ended with the Emperor Constantine accepting Christianity (he did not become a true Christian but a fusion of pagan beliefs and Christianity which later became Catholicism).

True the Bible says the worldly people hate God and His ways for they do not know Him, yet
His real enemies are not those who do not know Him but are amongst those who know Him and still deny Him.

Hell is made for those who do not know God and deny Him. Hell is not a place where God punishes any soul for it is like a solitary prison cell / pit wherein the person punishes its own self. Hell does not have fire, the Hell fire which scripture speak of in Hell is the sins that burns endlessly within that soul until that souls perishes (which is thousands of years).. Each soul in Hell carries its own fire thus each suffers varyingly.

Those who know God and deny Him are part of His flock and are classified as goats.

On Judgment Day it is the flock that are judged and the sheep are separated from the goats. The sheep enter Heaven and the goats do not go to Hell but to a place worse than Hell, that is termed a Lake of Fire / Sulphur. Here the souls do not suffer their sins since they believed in Him and were forgiven. Here the souls all suffer the same just because they knew Him yet denied His Will. This place is described as Lake of Sulphur since the chemical is one that causes man to no overcome irrespective the number of years.

Jesus said about the Romans crucifying Him that day, ‘Father forgive them for they do not know what they do’. But can He say the same about those who know Him yet crucify Him daily by denying His Will, His Word?

We who know Christ have two choices in our lives, either deny ourselves and crucify our flesh daily, and if we are not doing that then we are denying Him, His Will and crucifying Christ daily.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty and Awesome God. You are Merciful God yet are Righteous. You are slow to anger but not forgetful. You give time for a soul to repent and change but when it does not You do judge them righteously. You in your mercy do not judge man as God but by as a righteous man Jesus Christ. Lord we pray we understand the danger of being found as a goat. We pray your people know the dangers of Lake of Fire...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Acts 7:52  Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them which shewed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom ye have been now the betrayers and murderers:

Galatians 1:13  For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews’ religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it:

1 Thessalonians 2:15  Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men:

2 Timothy 3:12-14
12  Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.
13  But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.
14  But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned [them];

Revelation 20:10  And 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.

2 Peter 2:4  For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast [them] down to hell, and delivered [them] into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment;

Jude 1:6  And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.

Revelation 21:8  But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

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Physical manifestation

Acts 4:31  And when they had prayed, the place was shaken wherein they were gathered together; and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and they spake the word of God with boldness.

In today’s scripture we find when they prayed the place shock and this literally happened such that they could sense it. It wasn’t that there was an earthquake but only those in that room could sense one. It was not their imagination but something that did happen. Having personally experienced this very long before where even objects in the house sake and fall, but people in the neighboring flats having common walls do not feel anything.

Is this physical manifestation an indication of the glory of God or of His presence?

We need to understand God is everywhere but we do not experience His glory because we are far from Him or not tuned into Him. It is only when we come near to Him, surrender to Him that we experience His presence and His glory. The manifestation in the physical does happen initially when we are growing in the Lord, God does do this to encourage a weak soul but those who are strong in the spirit do not fall or get slain in spirit, neither do they need any shaking of the place nor of themselves.

Laying of hands or physical contact also is for encouraging the other person and is necessary just to increase the faith of that person, but if the faith is strong then just speaking is more than sufficient.

We see this manifestations were there in the initially part of the book of Acts as the people were new in the Lord but as they grew spiritually these were not visible but yet there was power in their prayers and in what they did.

Let us not always seek signs and wonders so as to grow in the Lord, let the truth build us and make our faith unshakeable, into persons exercising authority.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord are wonderful and omnipresent, yet we only touch your presence when we truly surrender ourselves unto You. Lord we pray there comes a time when we talk to You face to face as a man speaketh to another man. Lord we pray your glory be always there with us and people know us by you Name...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Acts 2:2  And suddenly there came from heaven a sound as of the rushing of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.

Acts 16:25-26
25  But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns unto God, and the prisoners were listening to them;
26  and suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison-house were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one’s bands were loosed.

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Wise as serpents amongst wolves

Acts 17:14  And then immediately the brethren sent away Paul to go as it were to the sea: but Silas and Timotheus abode there still.

We know the scripture Matthew 10:16 where Jesus said He sends forth His sheep amongst the wolves to be wise as serpents and harmless as doves.

This scripture is what we see happen in Berea when the Christians there came to know of a plot on the life of Paul. Paul wanted to go to Athens and these conspirators from Thessalonica knew of his travel plan so awaited him on the general route to Athens to encounter him on his journey and kill him. So these Christians of Berea did not ask Paul to change his plans but they sent him to the coast line so as to make the enemy feel he fled to Toras but instead had him take the longer coastal route to Athens.

The Christians of Berea were credited by Paul to be spiritually mature Christians filled with understanding of scriptures since they diligently studied it and sought the truth. When Jesus said His disciples will be wise as serpents, He did not speak about the deceiving nature of the serpent but about the nature of the serpent to be aware of its surrounding even though it does not have very good eyesight.

Serpent being a creature that crawls on its belly to move around and thus having its head low, would not have make much sense to have good eyesight. God substituted this with a tongue that senses objects even at far distance and motion sensors under its belly to detect slightest movements at great distances.

We as a Church fail to have vision or word of knowledge of things going to happen thus fall into problems. If our spiritual sense would be active then we too would be able to encounter any problem before it comes our path. We do have Preachers who exercise their word of knowledge ability only during prayer meetings or public events but fail to do so in their own personal lives and ministry or Church.

Let us like the people of Berea be spiritually mature, discerning all things with our proper understanding of scriptures and our good relationship with the Holy Spirit.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord are omnipresent thus time nor place is a limitation for You. Lord we pray we who can communicate with You do not fail to hear your voice of warnings in our lives and in our ministry. Let us be wise as serpents to be aware of the dangers of the enemy and thus make their plans a failure...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Matthew 10:16  Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.

Acts 17:13-16
13  But when the Jews of Thessalonica had knowledge that the word of God was preached of Paul at Berea, they came thither also, and stirred up the people.
14  And then immediately the brethren sent away Paul to go as it were to the sea: but Silas and Timotheus abode there still.
15  And they that conducted Paul brought him unto Athens: and receiving a commandment unto Silas and Timotheus for to come to him with all speed, they departed.
16  Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry.

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Control your sexual desires

1 Thessalonians 4:3-5  For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality; that each one of you know how to control his own body in holiness and honor, not in the passion of lust like the Gentiles who do not know God;

After God made man and woman He said it is good, like He said after creating all that exist in nature. That does not mean we can use things or do what we like with things as to our desire.

We need to firstly know Satan (plural) and the Angels that fell did not consume bad things for they were in Heaven where things are more perfect than in our creation. Everything in Heaven is freely available but when a being takes more than what it requires then it falls into greed. It is not that thing is bad but the misuse of it is not good.

If one realizes the pudendal nerve that is key for a man have orgasm not only end at the scrotum but also at the anus. It is all in the mind that man enjoys or does not enjoy the things that he or she does. It is the mind that we need to control, as to how we look at things. The same with food; the taste buds are situated on our tongue, yet we consume lots of food just to entertain our taste buds and then fall into problems like obesity or gluttony. Like God made the taste buds so also made nerves to end near our reproductive organs, but that does not mean we misuse them.

God made reproduction but it was man who made sex (as to what we know). God knew human beings are weak in the flesh thus permits sex but within constraints of marriage. This is not just a man problem but as much a woman problem.

Be it sex or even food we need to understand its purpose and thus use or consume it. They by itself are not evil but the misuse of their purpose can be evil and lead us to destruction.

We need to understand even though in spirit, both man and woman are the same, yet in the natural we are made different so as to play a role and understand the hidden things of God’s Kingdom.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord made all things beautiful and good nothing was evil. The misuse of the good things created evil to come into existence. Lord we pray we understand or bad depends on the purpose and we discern and control our use of things especially our sexual desires so that we do not abuse them and lead ourselves to destruction...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
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.

1 Corinthians 7:1-2
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.

1 Corinthians 11:3  But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman [is] the man; and the head of Christ [is] God.

Galatians 3:28  There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

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Born of the Flesh and Born of the Spirit

Galatians 4: 29  But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now.

After the Lord humbled Himself and then became man Jesus, it is written He was made Himself lower than the Angels.

Angels are spirit being and man although being a spirit being dwells in the flesh. All spirits are not the same thus the Angel are higher spirit beings than spirit man.

We have seen in the Bible Angels could take the form of man in the flesh and could even do earthly things like eating food. Higher being spirit beings are not restricted to take form of lower beings. But amongst man we see only Jesus had the power to transfigure and take the form of a higher spirit being as in an Angel. He did this to confirm to His disciples that as man He overcame. Had He not transfigured then He would have sinned while communicating with Moses or Elijah (man is forbidden to communicate with spirits). Jesus said when we resurrect we will become like Angels (higher spirit beings).

We need to understand when Adam and Eve were without sin even though they dwelled in the flesh they were not restricted to it that is why they never felt their nakedness. They had access to Heaven where the Tree/River of Life is (Genesis 2 talks of two gardens one Eden and other east of Eden - which was on Earth - west / towards righteousness / light and east / towards unrighteousness / darkness).

When Adam and Eve ate of the Tree of Good and Bad / Doubt they got corrupted and lost the Fruit of Truth and Fruit of Righteousness. The story of salvation is all about gaining back these lost Fruits of the Spirit for without them we cannot enter Heaven and have access to the Tree of Life so as to live eternally.

The Fruit of Truth is which we get from the Holy Spirit and Fruit of Righteousness from the Son. Once we (mankind / flock collectively) gets these Fruits we are able to transfigure / transform as Paul puts it. Having the Truth (whole Truth) in us triggers the coming of Jesus Christ to Judge His flock so that who do not have the Fruit of Truth (goats) are punished and those who have (sheep) can transform into higher spirit beings (Angels) and enter Heaven.

Satan (plural) does not desire man be transformed and inherit what they lost with their fall. They use our flesh to go against our spirit so that our spirit does not overcome our flesh and be transformed.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord are Spirit and your Kingdom which is eternal is Spirit. Lord we pray we understand flesh and blood cannot inherit your Kingdom and thus we need to transform into spirit beings. Lord we pray we overcome our flesh and control its desires to that it does not destroy our spirit...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Philippians 2:6-8
6  Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:
7  But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:
8  And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.

Hebrews 2:7  Thou madest him a little lower than the angels; thou crownedst him with glory and honour, and didst set him over the works of thy hands:

Genesis 2:7-8, 15
7  And the LORD God formed man [of] the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
8  And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.
15  And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

Genesis 3:6-7, 23-24
6  And when the woman saw that the tree [was] good for food, and that it [was] pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make [one] wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.
7  And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they [were] naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.
23  Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.
24  So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

Revelation 22:14  Blessed [are] they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.

Revelation 22:2  In 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.

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Needs of the Saints

2 Corinthians 9:12  For the administration of this service not only supplieth the want of the saints, but is abundant also by many thanksgivings unto God;

When we as Christians use the term ‘righteous of God’, ‘holy people’ it does not mean we are actually righteous or holy. It is like we say we know the truth but then we all know we know very little of the truth and there is lots, lots more that we do not know.

I have mentioned before the 9 Fruits of the Holy Spirit mentioned in Galatians are those which we have access to ourselves, while the 3 mentioned in Ephesians, that is Truth, Righteousness and Holiness are those we cannot earn or gain by ourselves, they are received as a gift. Truth comes from the Holy Spirit and those who have the truth receive righteousness on Judgment Day from the Son and then we all in Heaven get to receive holiness from the Father.

The term ‘saints’ does mean ‘holy’ people but does not really mean they are holy but means people pursuing holiness. This is not something claimed but lived and these people who were called saints by Paul were people who lived a life different from the main stream Christians. They were like the Nazarenes were to the Jews.

When the Catholic Church induced the Jewish Nicolaitan system into Christianity the priest became like business managers and irrespective of what they did they had rights to the collection of the Church. In the early Catholic Church the priests lived like kings who abused their position and lived a carnal life. When matters got worse during the dark ages they turned to a life of chastity and a decorous life, but how could they control the carnal desires when these people were far from God that is why one see so much abuse happening in the shadows of this church.

Today’s scripture tells us that it is the duty of the Church to meet the needs of the Saints. It does not mean everyone working for God’s Kingdom has to be supported. Paul did one of the greatest work during his time yet did not count himself amongst the saints, not because he was less holy but his lifestyle was like normal Christian citizen who worked and preached.

Pastors and Preachers should realize they are all not called to burden the Church but support for themselves unless they are living a missionary life of a Saint. Even when they take of the collection it is just for basic needs (OT ‘fistful’). They should also realize they are robbing God when they get greedy and that they lose great in Heaven.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord have called us to overcome the flesh that is this carnal life and falsehood of this world. Lord we pray we learn to discern between need and wants. Help us to overcome greed. We pray those in leadership understand what they lose in Heaven when they take beyond a fistful from the offerings...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Galatians 5:22-23
22  But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
23  Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

Ephesians 5:9  (For the fruit of the Spirit [is] in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

Romans 12:13  Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

Romans 15:31  That I may be delivered from them that do not believe in Judaea; and that my service which [I have] for Jerusalem may be accepted of the saints;

Romans 16:1-2
1  It is my desire to say a good word for Phoebe, who is a servant of the church in Cenchreae:
2  That you will take her in kindly, after the way of the saints, as one who is the Lord’s, and give her help in anything in which she may have need of you: because she has been a help to a great number and to myself.

1 Corinthians 1:2  Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called [to be] saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours:

1 Corinthians 6:2  Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Matthew 5:5  Blessed [are] the meek: for they shall inherit the earth {nations}.

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Partaking of idols

1 Corinthians 10:28  But if any man say unto you, This is offered in sacrifice unto idols, eat not for his sake that shewed it, and for conscience sake: for the earth [is] the Lord’s, and the fulness thereof:

In India it is sad to see since the Churches are only interested in having people attend service and take the name of Jesus, they do not build them in understanding the Word of God, thus they do not discern things.

Yes we need to take things slowly and not behave like a Pharisee with them but then if they do not change and continue the same even after years and years then there is a problem. It all lands to people are being used (converted) and not saved.

In India traditions and culture has a very strong bondage on the people, they do not let even God to step in those areas and some forsake even God but not the traditions of their elders.

If one asks them from when were these traditions in practice, they will say ancient times but when one investigates one finds them to be not even a couple of hundred years old.. Even if they were thousands of years old can they overwrite God and the truth?

We may not partake food / sacrifice offered to idols but if we check our way of life we will see many things that are connected to idols and beliefs rooted into their worship are followed by Christians not only in India but even in western countries like US and Europe.

Let us discern everything by finding their roots for the sake of showing the world that we are God’s people in the way we live our lives, not just by words; and above all since God has demanded that we be holy for He is Holy.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You Lord are Holy God and zealous of your people. When asked your Name, You said You are who You are, since there is none like You. In your Word You have called those go after other gods made by man as whores and prostitutes that sell themselves for pleasure. Lord we pray You heal your people of whoredom, build them in the Word and in Spirit so that they discern all things and set themselves as your holy people, pursuing holiness...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Leviticus 26:1  Ye shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ye set up [any] image of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I [am] the LORD your God.

Exodus 20:4-5
4  Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness [of any thing] that [is] in heaven above, or that [is] in the earth beneath, or that [is] in the water under the earth:
5  Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God [am] a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth [generation] of them that hate me;

Isaiah 2:6-8
 5  O house of Jacob, come ye, and let us walk in the light of the LORD.
6  Therefore thou hast forsaken thy people the house of Jacob, because they be replenished from the east, and [are] soothsayers like the Philistines, and they please themselves in the children of strangers.
7  Their land also is full of silver and gold, neither [is there any] end of their treasures; their land is also full of horses, neither [is there any] end of their chariots:
8  Their land also is full of idols; they worship the work of their own hands, that which their own fingers have made:

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Can do all things

Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through {in} Christ which strengtheneth me.

Today’s scripture is one amongst some which cause a lot of confusion with regards to Callings. The reason is that a person called as a Prophet is also able to heal or evangelize, and a person called as a Teacher can also prophesy or disciple. The problem is, how to know who has the calling of Apostle, Prophet, Teacher, Evangelist, Administrator or Healer if we can do all things.

Today’ scripture has the Greek word ‘en’ which is mostly translated as ‘in’ and sometimes ‘by’ but rarely as ‘through’ (like done here) or ‘with’, it depends of the rendering of the sentence. What is important to understand is the second person (Christ) has a larger role play than the first person (I).

As far as earthly things or skills are concern we as humans have the ability to also do anything we take interest in, it all matters on the level of interest we take. We may have some who are born with or God gifted in that skill and they will be exceptional than others and these are something any person can pray for according to His Will and they will receive it, the person does not need to be born with it.

We need to remember the person who wrote this (Paul) struggled in his speech and was mocked by some, especially the Church of Corinth. So there are times God is keen to build a more important area and thus does not answer our prayer.

Let us understand who we are in Christ and what God has made us to be; let us stand out amongst the worldly people so as to give glory to God and His Kingdom.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You God made all things according to design with purpose. You did not make a person greater than the other yet You called them to submit to their purpose in You. Lord we pray we understand we do not lack anything spiritual and also all worldly things we can do but only if it does not hinder our growth in You...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
2 Corinthians 3:5  Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency [is] of God;

2 Corinthians 12:9-10
9  And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
10  Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.

Exodus 31:2-11
2  See, I have called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah:
3  And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship,
4  To devise cunning works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass,
5  And in cutting of stones, to set [them], and in carving of timber, to work in all manner of workmanship.
6  And I, behold, I have given with him Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan: and in the hearts of all that are wise hearted I have put wisdom, that they may make all that I have commanded thee;
7  The tabernacle of the congregation, and the ark of the testimony, and the mercy seat that [is] thereupon, and all the furniture of the tabernacle,
8  And the table and his furniture, and the pure candlestick with all his furniture, and the altar of incense,
9  And the altar of burnt offering with all his furniture, and the laver and his foot,
10  And the cloths of service, and the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments of his sons, to minister in the priest’s office,
11  And the anointing oil, and sweet incense for the holy [place]: according to all that I have commanded thee shall they do.

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Post  Admin on Sat 21 Dec 2019, 10:47 pm

Why temp Christ?

1 Corinthians 10:9-12 Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also
tempted, and were destroyed of serpents. Neither murmur ye, as some of them
also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer. Now all these things
happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition,
upon whom the ends of the world are come. Wherefore let him that thinketh
he standeth take heed lest he fall.

The first word temp in today’s scripture is the Greek word ekpeirazo which
means to try beyond that which is tested. In English it would mean to the
test the limits. The second word tempt /tempted is the Greek word peirazo
which means to test. In James 1:13 which speaks of God not tempting us has
Greek word apeirastos as the 3rd word tempted, it means tempted / tested
with evil / led astray.

God does test/tempt us (peirazo) but does not (ekpeirazo) test beyond our
limits nor (apeirastos) test us with evil / lead us astray.

In the OT we see the people murmured against Moses because they loved the
worldly life they enjoyed in Egypt even though they suffered at the hands
of the Egyptians yet they got their carnal desires fulfilled and that was
enough for them. There were some amongst them who questioned Moses and that
too in God’s name (like his own sister Mariam, or Nadab and Abihu the sons
of Aaron) and we know what happened to them.

Today’s scripture tells since God does not tempt us beyond our limits or
lead us astray we should not try to do the same to God and if we do then we
are in the danger of falling. When we were ignorant of things God still
blessed us in our mistakes, but when we know can we fool Him?

Let us not read beyond scriptures when we are aware of what it says. Let us
not try to outwit God like the sons of Aaron tried to do and were consumed
with fire, or the Israelites did to fulfil their carnal desire and died
being bitten by poisonous serpents.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Holy God. You are all knowing and nothing is hidden from You.
You Lord cannot be deceived by our words or actions for You see our
thoughts. We pray Lord You strengthen our weak limbs so that we walk in
your way and not stumble...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
James 1:13 Let no man say when he is tempted [peirazo], I am tempted
[peirazo] of God: for God cannot be tempted [apeirastos] with evil, neither
{but} tempteth [peirazo] he any man:

Matthew 4:7 Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt
[ekpeirazo] the Lord thy God.

Matthew 6:13 And lead us not into temptation [peirazo], but deliver us
from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for
ever. Amen.

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Joy and Peace to the world

Romans 15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in
believing, that ye may abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Spirit.

With people celebrating ChristMass one sees banners of ‘joy and peace’ all
over. People say ChristMass is a season of ‘hope’.

Firstly what has ChristMass to do with the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ?
Can we change what is written and make our own Bible like the Catholic
Church tried to do, and is still doing through ignorant people. It was
different if God had not told us to celebrate the birth of the Savior as
one of the ‘eternal/solemn feasts’, then we would have been justified
choosing our own date.

Today’s scripture says joy and peace comes through the Holy Spirit and the
Holy Spirit is identified as Spirit of Truth, so can we get joy and peace
with lies and untruth?

People seek worldly joy and worldly peace with the excuse of ChristMass. We
have been celebrating ChristMass since centuries, let us ask ourselves how
many lives have been changed by ChristMass Carols, ChristMass sweets,
ChristMass cribs, ChristMass stars, ChristMass tree, etc...

Let us ask ourselves which peace and which joy we are seeking, can we get
true joy and peace without the Holy Spirit. Pray that the Holy Spirit
ministers to us and lead us to the truth, so that we receive true joy and
true peace.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty and Holy God. You Lord ask your people to be holy
like You are holy. Bible says we are children of light. We pray we do not
indulge in unholy things nor play with darkness making excuses of doing
your Will. We pray You strengthen the limbs and bring sight to your people,
so that truth prevails and your Name is lifted up...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Leviticus 23:4-5, 33-37
4 These [are] the feasts of the LORD, [even] holy convocations, which ye
shall proclaim in their seasons.
5 In the fourteenth [day] of the first month at even [is] the LORD’S
passover.
33 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
34 Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, The fifteenth day of this
seventh month [shall be] the feast of tabernacles [for] seven days unto the
LORD.
35 On the first day [shall be] an holy convocation: ye shall do no servile
work [therein].
36 Seven days ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD: on
the eighth day shall be an holy convocation unto you; and ye shall offer an
offering made by fire unto the LORD: it [is] a solemn assembly; [and] ye
shall do no servile work [therein].
37 These [are] the feasts of the LORD, which ye shall proclaim [to be]
holy convocations, to offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD, a burnt
offering, and a meat offering, a sacrifice, and drink offerings, every
thing upon his day:

Isaiah 1:14 Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hateth: they
are a trouble unto me; I am weary to bear [them].

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Man and gods

John 10:34 Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye
are gods?

In Hebrew where every name/word has relationship with the object / subject
and gives information on it for one can decode each alphabet to understand
it since Hebrew alphabets are ideograms (symbolize things, actions, etc.),
English words on the other hand has at the max phoenix relationships. Like
the word Church, the term ‘GOD’ used a lot in the Bible is not a Biblical
word but an English term used as substitute for the many references used
for the Lord. There are various assumptions for the origin of this word,
many English words have Gaulish (ancient European language) origin but most
state the origin of this word is Germanic (means to call/invoke).

When I studied the word what I discovered of the existence of a pagan deity
by the name and that deity was worshipped for prosperity. Initially I
started wondering are we all prosperity seekers? For a short period I
stopped using the word but then the Lord enlighten me there is no harm in
seeking prosperity but in fact every Christian should be a prosperity
seeker but what is important is of which kingdom, not of this world but of
the Heavenly Kingdom. We should worship the God of Heaven and not the
worldly god.

We have words like Baal is used for earthly gods and also for the Heavenly
God. If we understand what the root meaning of the word is we will
understand why it is used in that scripture.

I was told of a new Bible translation to be released wherein the actual
words (with its meaning) referred for the Lord are used and not the blanket
word ‘Lord’ / ‘God’. We need to understand the difference between man and
Angels even though both are made in the image of God, we also need to
understand the difference between Angels and the Lord even though in many
places both are referred as divine beings, when we understand this we will
understand how the Lord humbled Himself and became His creation without
losing His divine nature and also how we are called to be ‘gods’ after we
enter Heaven and become one with the Father.

[Prayer Starter]
Lord You are Almighty God. You alone are Holy Divine One and there is and
there will be none like You. You alone are Creator and Savior of all. Lord
we pray your people seek to know You more so that they understand more of
themselves in You. We pray we understand You are the Alpha and Gamma,
Beginner and Finisher of all things...

This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

[Reference Scriptures]
Romans 3:10-19
10 As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:
11 There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God.
12 They are all gone out of the way, they are together become
unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.
13 Their throat [is] an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used
deceit; the poison of asps [is] under their lips:
14 Whose mouth [is] full of cursing and bitterness:
15 Their feet [are] swift to shed blood:
16 Destruction and misery [are] in their ways:
17 And the way of peace have they not known:
18 There is no fear of God before their eyes.
19 Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who
are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may
become guilty before God.

Psalms 82:6 I have said, Ye [are] gods; and all of you [are] children of
the most High.

Psalms 138:1 I will praise thee with my whole heart: before the gods will
I sing praise unto thee.

1 Timothy 6:15 Which in his times he shall shew, [who is] the blessed and
only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;

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