Wednesday, 16 November 2016

LET THE HOLY SPIRIT OF GOD GUIDE YOU

OUR OBJECTIVE IS HELPING PEOPLE FIND THEIR WAY BACK TO GOD,THROUGH TEACHING THE “WORD” OF GOD!
No matter who you are or where you currently find yourself in your personal, spiritual, business or social life, the time has come for YOU to return to GOD and experience the Blessings and Prosperity He has planned for your  life.

To have a relationship with GOD our Creator, is a personal matter between YOU and GOD and must not be influenced by “laws and regulations” invented by man!

Once you learn the TRUTH about what GOD’s plan is, and was for mankind, you will be set free, from the bondage of the devil, which is revealed by human regulations, do’s and don’ts with regards to “religious” teachings. 


The change may start slowly – Something someone says, a friendly smile when  you are feeling down, a bird singing in front of your window, a friendly "God Bless you" from the beggar at the traffic light, a spiritual sms or e-mail in your inbox, a cool breeze in the heat of day, the Sun shining on a day that you feel so dark inside, a message that touches you on the radio or TV, a website popping up on your screen while searching the web, etc.


God has millions of ways that He speaks to us, yet we recognize only a few.

What we want to teach you is the Truth about God's Grace and the extent of His Blessings reserved for each and every person on earth. YES,THIS IS TRUE, RESEVERVED FOR YOU!!


There is no favouritism with God and each of us are precious in His eyes, no matter where we are in civil society.  ( Romans 2:11;11 For God does not show favoritism.)


You could be the President of a country, the most wealthy person on earth, a Spiritual leader, or the beggar at the street corner, the "hobo" in the park or the murderer in Jail,

to God you are precious, no matter your personal circumstances,


YOU are precious to God, He knew you by your name even before you were born! and has reserved great things for you!!


The Scriptures tell us Jer 1vs5 ...........“Before I formed you in the womb I knew  you, before you were born I set you apart; and also "No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him!.(1Cor2vs9)


Our teachings are inspired by the Holy Spirit and we believe that Jesus Christ is our Lord and Savior and that the Scriptures are a written testimony of people who had been witness to what took place and recorded it.

They did this in the best way they could, & with the available resources at that time.

(2Peter1vs16:..We did not follow cleverly invented stories when we told you about the power and coming of of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eye witness of His majesty, 17 For He received honor and glory from GOD the Father when the voice came to Him from the Majestic Glory, saying "THIS IS MY SON,WHOM I LOVE;WITH HIM I AM WELL PLEASED, we ourselves heard this voice that came from heaven when we were with Him on the sacred mountain.)


We also believe that the Scriptures are God sent and that the TRUTH hidden in them are being revealed to the believers who have Faith in GOD, ( HEB 11vs6 :..And without Faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to HIM must believe that HE exists and that HE rewards those who earnestly seek HIM.)


Through the Saving Grace of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior, we have direct access to GOD, as Jesus Christ is seated at the right hand of GOD.
(Mark 16:19:After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven and he sat at the right hand of God.)

We believe that the Scriptures are the True Word of God and that it is Jesus Christ in "book" form!, 

The BIBILE is not just a history book of the past, it is living and every changing as we grow in the knowledge of God's revelations  to mankind. It is written; "That the TRUTH Will set us Free", thus to study the Scriptures, the Wisdom of God enters our hearts and we then become a people full of God's Word & Spirit, thus are set free from being held captive by the lies of the devil, who has been a liar and thief, since the beginning.
Once you learn the TRUTH and receive the wisdom God has intended for you, revealed by the Holy Spirit, you will realize that God works in miraculous ways to guide and teach us. 

You don't need to be a spiritual leader to be  an instrument in God's hand!

You don’t need to be a member of a “religious” group or “church”!

You don’t need to be educated!

You don’t need to be rich!

You don’t need to be “anything” we have been taught by the world system, before GOD can work with you!

If GOD can use a donkey to speak to a man as is written in Numbers 22 vs 28, Then GOD can use you!

Don’t be fooled by the devil into believing you are “useless”, GOD loves you and to HIM you are worth more than anything else HE has created.

You see, the devil has kept us captive through deceptive words and half-truths, thus we don’t feel we are worthy to do GOD’s work. That is all lies!!

GOD has a plan for your life and even though you do not see it right now, ….(as you are blinded by your current circumstances!.)

The TRUTH is, have FAITH in GOD and then your focus will shift away from your current circumstances into that which you cannot see, as if it exists, then you will see the working of GOD in your life and not be blinded by the “here and now”! (Hebrews 11 vs 1)
Spiritual leaders have just taken their calling to the next level, however are no different to any other person you meet.

The fact that the institution has allocated a title ie: Reverent, Priest, Pastor, Rabbi, Elder, Bishop, etc, means nothing.! All this means is, that person has been taught in "their" ways and according to their “doctrine” and “belief” systems , thus are recognized by their religious group as being "qualified" in accordance to their “teachings” and “traditions”.

The TRUTH is that no matter who you are, GOD loves you is the exact SAME way as every other person on earth and has sent HIS Son Jesus Christ into this world for our salvation. (John 3vs 16; "For God so loved the world that HE gave HIS only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have Eternal Life!)


Our Mission 

John 8vs31 :..... Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. 32 Then you will know the TRUTH, and the TRUTH will set you free.”

To know the “TRUTH” is to reveal a “lie” or “half-truth”! You see, a “lie” is only revealed once the “TRUTH” has been established!, until the “TRUTH” has been established, you will never know that a “lie” or “half-truth” ever existed!.

You would have followed the “lie” “as if” it was the “truth”, until such time the real “TRUTH” has been established and then only will the “lie” be revealed.

Now, satan has been a liar and  a thief from the beginning and thus he has the most subtle way of approaching mankind. The “lies” or “half-truths” are always disguised as “truths”, if it was not so he would never be able to deceive mankind.

The very first step for satan to deceive us, is by attacking our “FAITH”, the way he does it, is to keep us occupied with our past and the current circumstances. LET ME REPEAT THIS: HE KEEPS US OCCUPIED WITH OUR PAST AND OUR CURRENT CIRCUMSTANCES!!!

he will remind you of all the bad things that has happened in your life and will keep you occupied on a daily base, in order for you to not have the time to read GOD’s Word and find the TRUE meaning of GOD’s plan for your life.

Understand this!, GOD gives you a brand new day, everyday, no matter what you did Yesterday. The way satan works, is to take this brand new day GOD has given you and to fill it with the things you did Yesterday, filled with all the heartache, problems and negative things of the past.

Now, if you have “FAITH”, you will realize that “FAITH” does not work in the past, however works into the future, thus what has happened Yesterday means nothing and the circumstances you find yourself in today, means nothing! , when you have FAITH!

You see how subtle satan works?, he will overload your new day which GOD has given you, with all the things he knows will keep you occupied, not to realize the TRUTH of what GOD has planned for you.

The TRUTH is satan is only able to “throw” you with “symptoms” and only once you accept the “symptoms”, is he able to control your life.

Now a “symptom” is something you feel right now and makes you believe it is real, however that is also a “lie”, for if you believe the “symptoms”, you do not have FAITH, as FAITH is not based on feeling or symptoms, it is based on that which does not exist as if it exists.

This brings me to the next point, FAITH works both ways, when you have FAITH in GOD, HE will bring to you the things that do not exist and make it happen.

However the opposite of FAITH is “FEAR”, which is “faith” in the negative or in actual fact “faith” in satan. So when you “fear”, you are believing in that which does not exist as if it exists and then,(in a negative way), woe and behold, it will come to you!

The time has come for people to be presented with the TRUTH and the teachings of JESUS CHRIST, not the teachings of man passed down from generation to generation.

GOD is not a GOD of “religion”, the TRUTH is GOD is One and the GOD of all! HE does not belong to “anybody” or any “religious” group!

We belong to GOD, not GOD to us!  Ezekiel 18vs4 (KJ) Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine:….

When we as people see “god” as our “possession”, we have the tendency to want to protect “god” and everything we believe in our minds that “god” is perceived to be to us. The THRUTH is, it is not “GOD  OUR CREATOR”’we are protecting!, but the “gods WE have CREATED” in our own minds. Amos 5: (NIV)

26 You have lifted up the shrine of your king,
    the pedestal of your idols,
    the star of your god[
a]    which you made for yourselves.

The real TRUTH is, we cannot as mankind conceptualize the Greatness of GOD. We think we understand, but we don’t!

The minute you think you know, you are restricting GOD to human standard and understanding, whereas GOD is omnipresent and cannot be limited to mankind’s perception and opinion of who we think GOD really is. 

Oh, how easy it is to get involved in the "rat race" of the world and to get entangled in all the things which keep you busy with the things of the Lord that you never get to experience the Grace of the Lord, we are so focused in doing the right things in our "religion" and in accordance to the teachings and doctrine of our “religious” congregations, that we become :

"Heavenly high and Earthly NO  good!"                                                                                                                                                          

There is just one little detail that we overlook when running around and being kept busy by our "religion", we are saved by GRACE and not by WORKS!, come let me repeat this we are saved by GRACE and not by WORKS!

Why  did Jesus say this? ... So no one can boast!!

(Ephesians 2vs8,9; 8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— 9 not by works, so that no one can boast.)

Even here satan has taken the TRUTH and has made us to believe we need to work for our salvation, knowing that if  he keeps us busy with that which we think we are doing for GOD, the easier it is for him to deceive us as we will be kept so busy, we will not have the time to study the Word of GOD and find out the real TRUTH!

It is written that Jesus Christ sets us free!, free so that we are not slaves to man.(1Cor7vs23;23 You were bought at a price; do not become slaves of human beings.)

The reason being, is that once you start to serve in a specific position within your "religious organization", it ties you down to do just that and nothing else.

So you become a slave to the position.

That’s why Jesus said, " if you hold to MY teaching, you are really MY disciples. Then you will know the TRUTH, and the TRUTH will set you free.

Nowhere is it written if you hold fast to the "teachings and doctrines" of “religious” groups, however, that is what we are made to believe. (See the lie?)

Unfortunately the doctrines and teachings of many "religions'' are of such nature, that even if Jesus Christ appears in person and walks up to the pulpit and requests to be heard, HE will not be given the opportunity to speak! as that is not the way the rules of their "religion" work.

You see most "religions" set aside the commands of GOD to follow their own traditions (Mark7vs 8,9;You have let go of the commands of God and are holding on to human traditions.9 And he continued, “You have a fine way of setting aside the commands of God in order to observe your own traditions!”)

Don’t think that if you follow the 10 commandments that, this is the commands of GOD, it is not!, otherwis the rich young man would not have asked Jesus how to enter the kingdom of GOD?, and Jesus would not have said how difficult it is for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of GOD, as this young man followed the 10 commandments, but was full of greed and selfish ambition.

When you follow the teachings of Jesus Christ, you will note that HE says; Matt 22 vs 37 to 40; 37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”

What is the commands of GOD?, 1 John 1 vs 23;. 23 And this is HIS COMMAND: TO BELIEVE IN THE NAME  OF HIS SON, JESUS CHRIST, AND TO LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS HE COMMANDED US. 24 The one who keeps God’s commands lives in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.

When you follow the teachings of Jesus Christ, you will note that HE says in Matt 22 vs 37 to 40; 37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”

You see, when you love the Lord Your GOD, with all your heart and soul and with all your mind, and you love your neighbor as yourself, you will know in your heart that every person you meet is GOD’s creation and special to GOD, just as you are special to GOD!. You will then not steal from that person, you will not hate that person, you will not harm that person, you will not say anything bad about that person,etc.                        

IN CLOSING OF THIS TOPIC:
 

ACTS 5vs38 : Therefore, in the present case I advise you leave these men alone! Let them go ! For if their purpose or activity is of human origin, it will fail. But if it is from God , you will not be able to stop these men; you will only find yourselves fighting against GOD.

What is FAITH? 

Firstly, we need to determine what people believe FAITH is, and then the TRUTH about FAITH, as GOD intended it to be!

To start let us look at the word FAITH as everyone knows it, or think they know, what the meaning is.

If I had to ask 100 people right now what they believe Faith to be, there will be 100 different answers, this happens because confusion is the satan’s playground!.

Once he can cast doubt, he can give you a “lie” or “half-truth” and you will not be able to distinguish the TRUTH from the “lie” when you doubt!

The dictionary says the following:  (This is what the “educated” people think faith means!)

NOUN:

1. confidence or trust in a person or thing:

faith in another's ability.

2. belief that is not based on proof:

He had faith that the hypothesis would be substantiated by fact.

3. belief in God or in the doctrines or teachings of religion:

the firm faith of the Pilgrims.

4. belief in anything, as a code of ethics, standards of merit, etc.:

to be of the same faith with someone concerning honesty.

5. a system of religious belief:

the Christian faith; the Jewish faith.

6. the obligation of loyalty or fidelity to a person, promise, engagement, etc.:

Failure to appear would be breaking faith.

7. the observance of this obligation; fidelity to one's promise, oath, allegiance, etc.:

he was the only one who proved his faith during our recent troubles.

THE ABOVE IS EVERYTHING WE ARE MADE TO BELIEVE THE REAL MEANING OF FAITH IS, AS MENTIONED BEFORE, THIS IS JUST ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF THE “OPINION” OF MAN!!

HOWEVER, what man’s opinion or teachings reveal, is not what GOD intended for mankind!

What does GOD say about FAITH and what does FAITH really mean according to GOD’s Word: (Not what we have come to believe through people’s views & opinions on faith, the TRUTH about FAITH as GOD intended it to be !)

HEBREW 11vs 1 (Let’s look at different translations of the Word)

Hebrews 11:1New International Version (NIV)

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.

Hebrews 11:1King James Version (KJV)

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

Yehudim in Moshiach 11:1Orthodox Jewish Bible (OJB)

Now Emunah is the substance of things for which we have tikvah. Emunah is the conviction of things not seen.

Hebrews 11:1New King James Version (NKJV)

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

Hebrews 11:1Amplified Bible (AMP)

Now faith is the assurance (the confirmation, [a]the title deed) of the things [we] hope for, being the proof of things [we] do not see and the conviction of their reality [faith perceiving as real fact what is not revealed to the senses].

Hebrews 11:1Common English Bible (CEB)

Faith is the reality of what we hope for, the proof of what we don’t see.  

What do you see above?...…..

1)    You see the worlds view on the meaning of faith which is not the full truth and then GOD’s view on FAITH, which is the exact way it was intended to be and the only  TRUTH about FAITH.

2)The secord thing you will see is that FAITH works both ways,   the way of the world and the way GOD intended it to be!.

When GOD talks about FAITH HE is telling us that FAITH is to believe/hope in that which we do not see, as if it exists. That is the TRUE meaning of FAITH,

HOWEVER, satan being the liar that he is, has used this “TRUE FAITH” and turned it into “ Worldly faith” which he uses against us.

How does this happen you might ask? If you “FEAR”, you are actually applying your “faith” to your “fear” and to satan and that which you fear then comes upon you!.

Why? Because the true meaning of “FAITH” is to believe in that which does not exist as if it does, thus for example if you “fear” crime, even though it has not taken place in your life, you “fear” it thus you are putting your “faith” ( that which does not exist),(as it has not happened to you yet!), as it exists, so guess what sometime in the near future, bingo you will get exactly what you put your “faith” in, which was your “FEAR”.

This is why GOD’s Word warns us:  “DO NOT FEAR,WHAT THEY FEAR”!, As GOD knows, we give power to satan when we FEAR!

Once you understand that to “fear”, is to empower satan in you lives, you will think twice before you “fear” something.

I find it strange that people will always be talking about the “BAD” in the World and in our Country  and how bad crime and corruption is!, what they do not realize is the more negative things they talk about and fear, the more negative it will become.

The reason being they are putting all their thoughts and energy into their fears and thus they are empowering satan more and more.

THE MESSAGE IS DO NOT LET GO OF YOUR FAITH!!!

SIX WARNINGS SIGNS, THAT YOUR FAITH IS UNDER THREAT!!

The first sign - Is to keep living in the past, not having dreams, goals and objectives in life.

The second sign - is to be so busy that you don’t have time to pray and read the Word of GOD.

The third sign - when you only see the negative in the here and now, reminder of your past and what has happened to you or what people have done to you, not being able to see how you will get through this day.

The Fourth sign - depression and negativity about yourself and feeling like a loser or worthless.

The Fifth sign - feeling nobody cares and everyone and everything is against you.

The Sixth sign - feeling life is not worth it and you don’t want to live any longer.

ALL OF THE ABOVE ARE LIES TO DECEIVE YOU, DON’T BELIEVE IT!! 

THE TRUTH IS!! 

JESUS LOVES YOU! 

God gives you a brand new day everyday!

God knows you by Name and has great things reserved for you!

God will not allow you to be tempted above your ability, so no matter how you feel, it is something you CAN handle!

God says have FAITH, to believe in that which does not exist as if it does! Have dreams, goals and objectives and HE will bring it to pass!

Know that YOU are the most precious creation in GOD’s eyes!

Know that Life is worth Living, because HE lives in you and through you.
WHAT DOES PRAYER IN FAITH MEAN?

 Now that you know the TRUTH about FAITH, you need to apply your FAITH when you pray.(SEE “WHAT IS FAITH” if you have not read it yet)

The Scriptures tell us; Ephesians 6:12 (NIV)

12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.

What this means is, only through FAITH are we able to defeat the spiritual forces, as these are the forces we cannot see!

The minute you understand this, you will realise that the Angels are being dispatched as you start praying!

See Daniel 9vs21, 21 while I was still in prayer, Gabriel, the man I had seen in the earlier vision, came to me in swift flight about the time of the evening sacrifice. 22 He instructed me and said to me, “Daniel, I have now come to give you insight and understanding. 23 As soon as you began to pray, a word went out, which I have come to tell you, for you are highly esteemed.

You see, when Daniel was still praying, the angel Gabriel came to him in swift flight, with the answer!! The reason the swift flight is mentioned, is because angels move at the speed of thought!

Understand what I have just said, the speed of thought, which means as you think of it, it happens, there is no time delay in distance or travel

ie: Just for a moment think of the sun!...................If you think of the sun which is 8+ light minutes away from the earth or 92,955,807 miles from the earth, as you thought of the sun, while this example was given, the angels have travelled that distance!!

You see how wonderful the spiritual world works, the human mind cannot conceive the GREATNESS of GOD’s work!

Now,let’s look at the power of PRAYER, say for example you pray the following:

“Heavenly Father we come to you in the name of Jesus, thank you for all your Blessing and all your Grace you have shared with us during this day. Lord we also want to thank you for keeping us safe and all our family, friends, their friends and people we know and all their friends, please keep them safe throughout this day.!”

This might seem like a simple prayer, however this short prayer has awakened the Spiritual world. - How can we make such a claim from such a short prayer, you may ask?

Well on average a person knows approx 800 people, by the above prayer you have just prayed a blessing on millions upon millions of people. Let us try and calculate by using the 800 people each person knows:

Eg: Your family consists of approx 100 members, you have approx 700 other people you know, if they each have 100 family members and each know another  700 people, who in turn have 100 family members who know 700 other people, it becomes infinite you can’t calculate it with a calculator.

Now, that is the POWER of PRAYER!!

THIS IS WHY JESUS SAYS, …..THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE!!

Jesus shows us many examples, where HE just spoke a word and it happened instantly, when he was driving out demons, when HE healed the sick and when HE raised the dead, when HE cursed the fig tree.

See Matthew 21vs19………..”May you never bear fruit again!”, immediately the tree withered.

What Jesus teaches us is that if we hold on to His teachings we are really His DISCIPLES, then you will know the TRUTH and the TRUTH will set you free. (John 8vs31&32),

JESUS had given HIS DISCIPLES AUTHORITY TO DO THE FOLLOWING:

Matthew 28:18-20(NIV)

18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

(Here Jesus has given the authority to the disciples) THEN

LUKE 10vs16to20

16 “Whoever listens to you listens to me; whoever rejects you rejects me; but whoever rejects me rejects him who sent me.”

17 The seventy-two returned with joy and said, “Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name.”

18 He replied, “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. 19 I have given you authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the enemy; nothing will harm you. 20 However, do not rejoice that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.”

WHAT YOU MUST REMEMBER IS THAT WE HAVE THE AUTHORITY OF JESUS, THUS WHEN WE PRAY WE CAN PRAY WITH THAT EXACT AUTHORITY!!

Looking at the above, what is the revelation you have received?,

Let’s recap:

1)    Our struggle is not against flesh & blood, but the evil spirits.

2)    You need FAITH, (..what you can’t see as if it exists!)

3)    While you are praying the angels are dispatched

4)    Jesus only spoke once.

5)    Jesus has given us the Authority over ALL the power of the enemy!

How do we now apply this revelation in prayer?!....

1)    Do not look at the here and now, as that is the way satan deceives you, as that is not FAITH, it is FEAR, as you are observing the symptoms and we know where they come from

2)    Pray “ONCE” only, I repeat “ONCE” only, JESUS spoke ONCE only thereafter it happened and HE has given us that AUTHORITY, thus if you pray over and over for the exact thing, you are not praying in FAITH!!

3)    ONCE you have prayed, visualize that what you have prayed for has already taken place and thank GOD for making it happen.

a.    You must see yourself or the person you prayed for being healthy if they are sick,

b.    You must see the positive bank balance if you want finances,

c.    You must see your new home,car, etc.

d.    You must see happiness,prosperity,etc,

e.    If you find it difficult to see it in the Spiritual realm, use photo shop to build a physical picture, just make it real in your thoughts!

f.     Once you have learnt to do this, you are PRAYING IN FAITH, as that which you cannot see, you believe ALREADY exist and thank GOD for it.

g.    Finally at every occasion, THANK GOD for everything you have received. (remember the angels are already on their way!)

4)    Last but not the least, thank GOD for what you have as there are millions of people who are not as fortunate as you.

a.    YOU HAVE HEALTH

b.    YOU HAVE A HOME

c.    YOU HAVE FOOD

d.    YOU HAVE A CAR

e.    YOU HAVE A JOB

f.     YOU HAVE A FAMILY

g.    YOU HAVE FRIENDS

h.    YOU HAVE ELECTRICITY

i.      YOU ARE KEPT SAFE EVERYDAY

j.      YOU HAVE CLOTHES

k.    YOU HAVE A BED

l.      YOU HAVE SO MANY THINGS THE LIST CAN GO ON AND ON FOREVER

 

Some will say that they do not have some of the things listed above, I will say to them,

 

YOU DO HAVE IT, YOU JUST DON’T SEE IT YET. Start seeing it and thank GOD for it anyway, as it is on it’s way to YOU!

IF I could give you an example of one of my FAITH prayers:

Heavenly Father we come to you in the name of Jesus, thank you Lord for keeping us safe, thank you Lord for our home, thank you Lord for our food, thank you Lord for the new day tomorrow, thank you Lord for sending your angels ahead on the road, thank you Lord that your angels are encamped around us, thank You Lord for keeping us from evil, thank you Lord for a peaceful nights rest, thank you Lord for Your Grace and everything we do not see which YOU are doing for us, thank you Lord for your Wisdom,Guidance and Understanding, thank you Lord for our health, thank you Lord for everything we have not mentioned, we pray this in the wonderful name of Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour, AMEN

When you look at the above prayer, you will see I have not asked for anything!, all I did is thank God for EVERYTHING in my life as He has already given me everything, it is on it’s way as He has commanded His Angels concerning me Ps 91vs11.

What I am trying to say is that if we keep asking GOD for specific things that we think we need, we are limiting GOD to our own mindset and thus will only get what we asked for, however if we THANK GOD for everything we have and still to come, we are accepting the Blessing GOD has planned for us, which are unlimited!!
PRAYER IN FAITH PART 2:

What does GOD’s Word say about prayer?

 Matthew 6 vs 5 to14

Prayer


“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you. And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

“This, then, is how you should pray:

“‘Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name,
10 your kingdom come,
your will be done,
    
on earth as it is in heaven.
11 Give us today our daily bread.
12 And forgive us our debts,
    
as we also have forgiven our debtors.
13 And lead us not into temptation,[a]
    
but deliver us from the evil one.[b]

14 For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15 But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.
The above is the answer Jesus gave when asked about prayer, let’s look at all the aspects as mentioned above:
The “DO NOT’s” of Prayer:
1.    Do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others.
2.    Do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.
3.    Do not be like them Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.
4.    Do not think, you need to explain to GOD! He knows your needs even before you ask!
The “DO’s” of  Prayer:
1.     But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen.
2.    Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.
3.    For your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

Do you see that there are certain things Jesus warns us against “The “Do Not’s”, the reason for this;

a) This just makes us feel good and look good before people!, however mean nothing at all!

b) It makes you feel self-righteous and confident before men ,

c) However, you will not be justified before GOD. (See LUKE 18vs9to14)

Luke 18 vs 9 to 14


The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector


To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable: 10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other people—robbers, evildoers, adulterers—or even like this tax collector. 12 I fast twice a week and give a tenth of all I get.’

13 “But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, ‘God, have mercy on me, a sinner.’

14 “I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.”

Jesus then tells His disciples how to pray, word for word, in order to not fall into the trap of the “DO NOT’s”.

He says:

“This, then, is how you should pray:

“‘Our Father in heaven,                              - (Humbly Approach GOD’s Throne)
   hallowed be your name,                          - (Acknowledge & Respect GOD’s Authority)
10 your kingdom come,                                - (Invite GOD into our presence)
   your will be done,                                    - (We acknowledge we can’t do anything without GOD’s will)
   
on earth as it is in heaven.                     - (Wherever GOD is present, as GOD is omnipresent)
11 Give us today our daily bread.               - (We Trust in GOD to provide for us,all our needs)
12 And forgive us our debts,                        - (We admit we are sinners & ask for forgiveness of our sins)
    
as we also have forgiven our debtors  .-(Forgiveness In the exact same measure as we forgive others)
13 And lead us not into temptation             - ( His Wisdom (Holy Spirit),lead us through this day, not our own power)
    
but deliver us from the evil one’            - (Have GOD’s Angels encamp around us)

NB!! NOW THE VERY NEXT VERSE,JESUS WARNS US AGAIN !:
14 For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15 But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.
Many people think that once they have asked for forgiveness, all is well and GOD has forgiven them their sins, this is TRUE, however from that minute onwards, you begin with a “clean slate” & the extent of your forgiveness for your new “sins” is then linked to the forgiveness you show towards other people.
At this stage, you will only be forgiven for your sins, as YOU forgive OTHERS. It is not something I made up, it is clearly stated by JESUS! - JESUS has warned us several places about this!.
JESUS CHRIST paid the ultimate price and was sacrificed once and for all, thus when you accept JESUS CHRIST as your LORD and Saviour, all your sins are forgiven, however when you do not FORGIVE OTHERS, you are “STOCK PILING”  “NEW” sin on yourself, which will only  be FORGIVEN in the same measure you FORGIVE OTHERS.
It is like having your “HOME LOAN/DEBT” settled in full. Then YOU go running it up again, it was settled in full for you, however you chose to loan on it again, however, this time it won’t be settled again!
Luke 11 (NIV)

Jesus’ Teaching on Prayer


11 One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.”

He said to them, “When you pray, say:

“‘Father,[a]
hallowed be your name,
your kingdom come.[b]
Give us each day our daily bread.
Forgive us our sins,
    
for we also forgive everyone who sins against us.[c]
And lead us not into temptation.[d]’”

Then Jesus said to them, “Suppose you have a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread; a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I have no food to offer him.’ And suppose the one inside answers, ‘Don’t bother me. The door is already locked, and my children and I are in bed. I can’t get up and give you anything.’ I tell you, even though he will not get up and give you the bread because of friendship, yet because of your shameless audacity[e] he will surely get up and give you as much as you need.

“So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 10 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.

11 “Which of you fathers, if your son asks for[f] a fish, will give him a snake instead? 12 Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion? 13 If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”

The revelation of prayer I have received is as follows:

1)    Humbly approach God’s throne,

2)    By Grace we have been saved and not by works,

3)    God knows before we pray what we need, just like our own children don’t need to ask for a roof over their heads, clothing or food, so our Father in Heaven provides for all our needs.(We don’t need to ask for this!)

4)    Prayer is not about yourself the “I” factor, prayer is approaching God’s throne and presenting the needs of others before God, people who do not know about the Grace of God,

5)    Your righteousness and forgiveness of sins is directly linked to the forgiveness you show to those who have sinned against you.

Other References of Prayer:


[ Prayer ] “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.



“It is written,” he said to them, “‘My house will be called a house of prayer,’ but you are making it ‘a den of robbers.’”



If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.”



He replied, “This kind can come out only by prayer.”



And as he taught them, he said, “Is it not written: ‘My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations’? But you have made it ‘a den of robbers.’”



Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.



They devour widows’ houses and for a show make lengthy prayers. These men will be punished most severely.”



But the angel said to him: “Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are to call him John.



[ Jesus’ Teaching on Prayer ] One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.”



“It is written,” he said to them, “‘My house will be a house of prayer’; but you have made it ‘a den of robbers.’”



They devour widows’ houses and for a show make lengthy prayers. These men will be punished most severely.”



When he rose from prayer and went back to the disciples, he found them asleep, exhausted from sorrow.



My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.



[ Jesus Prays for All Believers ] “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message,



They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.



[ The Fellowship of the Believers ] They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.



[ Peter Heals a Lame Beggar ] One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer—at three in the afternoon.



When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God. “Sovereign Lord,” they said, “you made the heavens and the earth and the sea, and everything in them.



and will give our attention to prayer and the ministry of the word.”



Cornelius stared at him in fear. “What is it, Lord?” he asked. The angel answered, “Your prayers and gifts to the poor have come up as a memorial offering before God.



and said, ‘Cornelius, God has heard your prayer and remembered your gifts to the poor.



Paul and Barnabas appointed elders for them in each church and, with prayer and fasting, committed them to the Lord, in whom they had put their trust.



On the Sabbath we went outside the city gate to the river, where we expected to find a place of prayer. We sat down and began to speak to the women who had gathered there.



[ Paul and Silas in Prison ] Once when we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a female slave who had a spirit by which she predicted the future. She earned a great deal of money for her owners by fortune-telling.



His father was sick in bed, suffering from fever and dysentery. Paul went in to see him and, after prayer, placed his hands on him and healed him.


in my prayers at all times; and I pray that now at last by God’s will the way may be opened for me to come to you.



Brothers and sisters, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for the Israelites is that they may be saved.



Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.



Do not deprive each other except perhaps by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.



as you help us by your prayers. Then many will give thanks on our behalf for the gracious favor granted us in answer to the prayers of many.



And in their prayers for you their hearts will go out to you, because of the surpassing grace God has given you.



We are glad whenever we are weak but you are strong; and our prayer is that you may be fully restored.



[ Thanksgiving and Prayer ] For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all God’s people,



I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers.



[ A Prayer for the Ephesians ] For this reason I kneel before the Father,



And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.



[ Thanksgiving and Prayer ] I thank my God every time I remember you.



In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy



And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight,



for I know that through your prayers and God’s provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ what has happened to me will turn out for my deliverance.



Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.



[ Thanksgiving and Prayer ] We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you,



[ Further Instructions ] Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.



Epaphras, who is one of you and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you, that you may stand firm in all the will of God, mature and fully assured.



[ Thanksgiving for the Thessalonians’ Faith ] We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers.



[ Thanksgiving and Prayer ] We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love all of you have for one another is increasing.



[ Request for Prayer ] As for other matters, brothers and sisters, pray for us that the message of the Lord may spread rapidly and be honored, just as it was with you.



[ Instructions on Worship ] I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—



because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer.



[ Thanksgiving ] I thank God, whom I serve, as my ancestors did, with a clear conscience, as night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers.


[ Thanksgiving and Prayer ] I always thank my God as I remember you in my prayers,



And one thing more: Prepare a guest room for me, because I hope to be restored to you in answer to your prayers.



During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission.



[ The Prayer of Faith ] Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise.



And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven.



Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.



Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers.



For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”



And when he had taken it, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of God’s people.



Another angel, who had a golden censer, came and stood at the altar. He was given much incense to offer, with the prayers of all God’s people, on the golden altar in front of the throne.



The smoke of the incense, together with the prayers of God’s people, went up before God from the angel’s hand 

WHO IS JESUS CHRIST?

In a Christian society Jesus Christ has become a household name and everybody has learnt from Sunday School, that Jesus died on the cross for our sins. We have heard this so many times that it has just become another “old” story taught by our churches, schools, parents, grandparents, etc

The above is not just a children’s story!!,

 JESUS CHRIST is Alive and seated at the right hand of GOD. When you read the Word of GOD(The Bible), you will realise that the “old” stories you have been taught are indeed TRUE, however they are not OLD stories, JESUS IS ALIVE and lives forever! Today HE is knocking at YOUR door, waiting for YOU to realize life can be so different , once YOU let HIM in!

Have you ever noticed or wondered, why in some places in the Word of GOD (The Bible), it will speak of JESUS CHRIST and then in other parts it will speak of CHRIST JESUS?  The very first mention of this was at the birth of JESUS CHRIST.

LUKE 2vs11: (KJV) (CHRIST: DEITY)

11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is CHRIST the LORD.

LUKE 2vs21: (NIV) (JESUS: MAN)

21 On the eighth day, when it was time to circumcise the child, he was named JESUS, the name the angel had given him before he was conceived.

Even in the Quran which is believed to be the Holy Book of Islam the Name of Jesus is mentioned as the Messiah (Savior of mankind) and that people should follow Jesus and that is the only TRUTH.
The Quran: 3:45

When the angel said ,’O Mary, your Lord gives you good news of a WORD from Him. His name is the Messiah (meaning saviour of mankind), Jesus, son of Mary, honoured in this world and the next and one of those who are granted nearness to God.

The Quran 3:50,51
I come to fulfil (the prediction) of the Torah which preceded me and to make lawful for you some of what was forbidden to you and come to you with a sign from your Lord. So fear God and obey me. 51 God is my Lord and your Lord, so worship Him. That is the straight path.

The Quran 3:55

God said, ‘O Jesus, I shall take you to Me and shall clear you (of all calumnies) of the disbelievers, and shall place those who follow you above those who deny the truth, until the Day of Judgement.

The Quran 3:59,60

Jesus in the sight of God is like Adam.(meaning first of God’s creation) He created him from dust; then said to him, “Be!’ and he was. This is the truth from your Lord, so do not be among the doubters 

Most people will say it does not matter in which order we use the Name of JESUS CHRIST/CHRIST JESUS.

The TRUTH is, it DOES matter as JESUS CHRIST was 100% man and 100% Deity!.

The TRUE meaning of the ORDER is extremely important to understand, as it confirms the above!.

When man approaches GOD’s throne, the Word of GOD states we need to do it through JESUS CHRIST, when GOD speaks to man HE speaks through CHRIST JESUS, so CHRIST JESUS is the mediator between GOD and man, thus without JESUS CHRIST, man cannot approach GOD.
When you look at the above, JESUS CHRIST was not just another prophet, or another priest or another person,
JESUS CHRIST IS LORD and was there in the beginning when the GOD created Heaven and EARTH!!

John 1 (NIV)


The Word Became Flesh:


In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.

The Supremacy of the Son of God - Colossians 1 vs15 to 20 New International Version (NIV)


15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. 17 He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. 18 And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy. 19 For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, 20 and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross.

NB!! Before Creation, Jesus was, He WAS and IS the FIRST of GOD’s works:

Proverbs 8 vs 22 to 36

22 “The Lord brought me forth as the first of his works,[c][d]
    before his deeds of old;
23 I was formed long ages ago,
    at the very beginning, when the world came to be.
24 When there were no watery depths, I was given birth,
    when there were no springs overflowing with water;
25 before the mountains were settled in place,
    before the hills, I was given birth,
26 before he made the world or its fields
    or any of the dust of the earth.
27 I was there when he set the heavens in place,
    when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep,
28 when he established the clouds above
    and fixed securely the fountains of the deep,
29 when he gave the sea its boundary
    so the waters would not overstep his command,
and when he marked out the foundations of the earth.
30     Then I was constantly[
e] at his side.
I was filled with delight day after day,
    rejoicing always in his presence,
31 rejoicing in his whole world
    and delighting in mankind.

32 “Now then, my children, listen to me;
    blessed are those who keep my ways.
33 Listen to my instruction and be wise;
    do not disregard it.
34 Blessed are those who listen to me,
    watching daily at my doors,
    waiting at my doorway.
35 For those who find me find life
    and receive favor from the Lord.
36 But those who fail to find me harm themselves;
    all who hate me love death.”

Hebrews 1 (NIV)


God’s Final Word: His Son


In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe. The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven. So he became as much superior to the angels as the name he has inherited is superior to theirs.

The Son Superior to Angels


For to which of the angels did God ever say,
“You are my Son;
    today I have become your Father”[
a]?
Or again,
“I will be his Father,
    and he will be my Son”[
b]?
And again, when God brings his firstborn into the world, he says,
“Let all God’s angels worship him.”[c]
In speaking of the angels he says,
“He makes his angels spirits,
    and his servants flames of fire.”[
d]
But about the Son he says,
“Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever;
    a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom.
You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness;
    therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions
    by anointing you with the oil of joy.”[
e]
10 He also says,
“In the beginning, Lord, you laid the foundations of the earth,
    and the heavens are the work of your hands.
11 They will perish, but you remain;
    they will all wear out like a garment.
12 You will roll them up like a robe;
    like a garment they will be changed.
But you remain the same,
    and your years will never end.”[
f]
13 To which of the angels did God ever say,
“Sit at my right hand
    until I make your enemies
    a footstool for your feet”[
g]?
14 Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?
The TRUTH is, no matter what you have come to believe through different “religions” and “opinions” of man, there is NO other way to GOD except through HIS Son JESUS CHRIST, who died for our sins and rose from the dead for our Salvation!
1 John 2 vs 22&23(NIV)
22 Who is the liar? It is whoever denies that Jesus is the Christ. Such a person is the antichrist—denying the Father and the Son. 23 No one who denies the Son has the Father; whoever acknowledges the Son has the Father also.
THERE IS NO OTHER WAY OF BEING SAVED, IF YOU DO NOT BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST AS BEING THE SON OF GOD, THEN YOU ARE NOT PRAYING TO GOD OUR CREATOR, YOU ARE BEING DECEIVED AND ARE BELIEVING IN A “god” YOU have created in your OWN mind!
THE REALITY IS ONCE YOU ACCEPT JESUS CHRIST AS LORD AND SAVIOUR, ALL AUTHORITY IS HANDED TO YOU, TO BE HIS DISCIPLES AND YOU WILL FIND FAVOUR WITH GOD OUR CREATOR!

We know that in John 3 vs 16, the Word says:


16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

IF you want to change your life and experience the promises written in GOD Word, you don’t need to go to church, or speak to a religious leader or to anybody.

Jesus Christ has through HIS sacrifice died once and for all, in order that we might be saved. You don’t have to work for your salvation, as we are saved by GRACE.

YOU have direct access to GOD, YES you heard me right, YOU have direct access to GOD through HIS SON JESUS CHRIST, as CHRIST is sitting at the right hand of GOD as you are reading this.

All you need to do is ask GOD for forgiveness of sins! That’s it so simple, you don’t need anybody “religious” or “educated” to help you, YOU can do it right NOW!!

IF you are ready and willing to change YOUR life today, just repeat this prayer out load.

Heavenly FATHER, I come to you in the Name of your Son Jesus Christ, I know that I am a sinner and the only way for me to receive Salvation, is through the blood of Jesus Christ, which HE shed on the cross for my sins, thus Lord I accept YOUR SAVING GRACE, and Accept Jesus Christ as my LORD and SAVIOR. Thank you LORD for setting me free, I praise YOUR HOLY NAME. I pray this in the Name of JESUS CHRIST, Thank you LORD! AMEN!!

THAT IS IT!! YOUR sins are forgiven and GOD has written your name in the Book of LIFE!! YOU are now “BORN AGAIN!”

WHAT NOW?, WHAT TO DO NEXT,

You are going to have many questions and will feel you don’t know what to do next.!, understand this, there is no religious leader, no church, no organization on earth, who will be able to answer all your questions, there is just ONE place you will find all the answers! …… In the Word of GOD, (The BIBLE)!

1.    What you need to do now, is get into the habit of reading YOUR BIBLE, and if you do not have one, go out and get one, for once you start to study the Word of GOD, the Holy Spirit will lead and Guide you in your life. Or follow this link and read it free online http://www.biblegateway.com

2.    Start reading from the beginning, the book of Genesis, this will give you a starting point, the objective however is to read the whole Word of God from beginning to end or “cover to cover” in one year!

3.    You will find there are two distinct Covenants (Testaments),

a.    The Old Covenant (Old Testament), here there are 39 Books, From Genesis to Malachi. These books tell us about the beginning, the Ten commandments, about Adam & Eve, Noah, Abraham, Moses, King Dawid, King Solomon, Samson, etc, and many of the BIBLE stories as we were taught at Sunday school, etc, It also teaches us about the sacrifices man needed to make for atonement of sins through rituals, ceremonies and works.

b.    The New Covenant (New Testament), here there are 27 Books, from Matthew to Revelation. These books tell us about Jesus and His ministry from an eyewitness account of His disciples, where God sent His Son to pay the ultimate sacrifice, once and for ALL. The FREE gift of Salvation to mankind and the forgiveness of sins, through GRACE and NOT WORKS. It also tells us about the coming of the Lord and the end of the world as we know it today!

4.    As you become more familiar in reading the Word of GOD, the Holy Spirit will reveal all the secrets hidden in the Word of God.

5.    If you want to know how to live a life full of happiness and prosperity, read the book of Proverbs (OLD TESTAMENT), which will highlight the Truth of mankind and what to watch out for and how to live with your neighbour.

6.    Pray every day and ask GOD for HIS Guidance and Revelation for your Life and Thank HIM on every occasion for all HIS Blessing on YOUR LIFE and the lives of you Family.

7.    As you read through the Word of GOD, highlight interesting verses, which you would later like to return to, also make notes in a notebook, for further reference later, as the Holy Spirit reveals certain things while you read, you will later have a reference to recall where the revelation took place.

8.    Once you get to this point where you start seeing the revelations GOD intended for us you will be so excited that you will not want to stop reading! At this point you will start to study certain topics and cross reference to others places in the Word of God where it was mentioned. But because you had not been sensitive to the teachings of The Holy Spirit at that time, you could have missed the message the first time round.

Also take note of the following:

Do not be deceived by satan, as he will attack you in your past and you current circumstances, as this is the only way he knows, is to make you FEAR things.

Even if you do not feel a change right now, this has got nothing to do with what you feel in the physical world today!, it has all happened in the Spiritual world.

Now, FAITH will lead from here on!

If you feel you need further assistance you are welcome to contact us or join a church near to you, in order to learn more about this GREAT STEP you have taken in your LIFE!

JUST HOLD ON TO THE TRUTH, WHICH WILL SET YOU FREE!!                     

 Hebrews 7 New International Version (NIV)

Melchizedek the Priest

7 This Melchizedek was king of Salem and priest of God Most High. He met Abraham returning from the defeat of the kings and blessed him, and Abraham gave him a tenth of everything. First, the name Melchizedek means “king of righteousness”; then also, “king of Salem” means “king of peace.” Without father or mother, without genealogy, without beginning of days or end of life, resembling the Son of God, he remains a priest forever.

Just think how great he was: Even the patriarch Abraham gave him a tenth of the plunder! Now the law requires the descendants of Levi who become priests to collect a tenth from the people—that is, from their fellow Israelites—even though they also are descended from Abraham. This man, however, did not trace his descent from Levi, yet he collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed him who had the promises. And without doubt the lesser is blessed by the greater. In the one case, the tenth is collected by people who die; but in the other case, by him who is declared to be living. One might even say that Levi, who collects the tenth, paid the tenth through Abraham, 10 because when Melchizedek met Abraham, Levi was still in the body of his ancestor.

Jesus Like Melchizedek

11 If perfection could have been attained through the Levitical priesthood—and indeed the law given to the people established that priesthood—why was there still need for another priest to come, one in the order of Melchizedek, not in the order of Aaron? 12 For when the priesthood is changed, the law must be changed also. 13 He of whom these things are said belonged to a different tribe, and no one from that tribe has ever served at the altar. 14 For it is clear that our Lord descended from Judah, and in regard to that tribe Moses said nothing about priests. 15 And what we have said is even more clear if another priest like Melchizedek appears, 16 one who has become a priest not on the basis of a regulation as to his ancestry but on the basis of the power of an indestructible life. 17 For it is declared:

“You are a priest forever,
    in the order of Melchizedek.”[
a]

18 The former regulation is set aside because it was weak and useless 19 (for the law made nothing perfect), and a better hope is introduced, by which we draw near to God.

20 And it was not without an oath! Others became priests without any oath, 21 but he became a priest with an oath when God said to him:

“The Lord has sworn
    and will not change his mind:
    ‘You are a priest forever.’”[
b]

22 Because of this oath, Jesus has become the guarantor of a better covenant.

23 Now there have been many of those priests, since death prevented them from continuing in office; 24 but because Jesus lives forever, he has a permanent priesthood. 25 Therefore he is able to save completely[c] those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.

26 Such a high priest truly meets our need—one who is holy, blameless, pure, set apart from sinners, exalted above the heavens. 27 Unlike the other high priests, he does not need to offer sacrifices day after day, first for his own sins, and then for the sins of the people. He sacrificed for their sins once for all when he offered himself. 28 For the law appoints as high priests men in all their weakness; but the oath, which came after the law, appointed the Son, who has been made perfect forever.

Hebrews 8 New International Version (NIV)


The High Priest of a New Covenant


Now the main point of what we are saying is this: We do have such a high priest, who sat down at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven, and who serves in the sanctuary, the true tabernacle set up by the Lord, not by a mere human being.

Every high priest is appointed to offer both gifts and sacrifices, and so it was necessary for this one also to have something to offer. If he were on earth, he would not be a priest, for there are already priests who offer the gifts prescribed by the law. They serve at a sanctuary that is a copy and shadow of what is in heaven. This is why Moses was warned when he was about to build the tabernacle: “See to it that you make everything according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.”[a] But in fact the ministry Jesus has received is as superior to theirs as the covenant of which he is mediator is superior to the old one, since the new covenant is established on better promises.

For if there had been nothing wrong with that first covenant, no place would have been sought for another. But God found fault with the people and said[b]:

“The days are coming, declares the Lord,
    when I will make a new covenant
with the people of Israel
    and with the people of Judah.
It will not be like the covenant
    I made with their ancestors
when I took them by the hand
    to lead them out of Egypt,
because they did not remain faithful to my covenant,
    and I turned away from them,
declares the Lord.
10 This is the covenant I will establish with the people of Israel
    after that time, declares the Lord.
I will put my laws in their minds
    and write them on their hearts.
I will be their God,
    and they will be my people.
11 No longer will they teach their neighbor,
    or say to one another, ‘Know the Lord,’
because they will all know me,
    from the least of them to the greatest.
12 For I will forgive their wickedness
    and will remember their sins no more.”[
c]
13 By calling this covenant “new,” he has made the first one obsolete; and what is obsolete and outdated will soon disappear.

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