Isaiah 58 Dishonest fast To please self Still oppressing workers - no compassion Still fighting and quarreling - no love for neighbor Engaging in accusations, gossip & slander Doing religious motions of penance - hypocrisy Looking holy on the outside - pride & arrogance, hypocrisy Proper fast Showing love & compassion to others .... freeing those … Continue reading ZOE – SW – L10: Fasting – Isaiah 58
Jacob living a life of bondage..being a grandson of Abraham?? Not only deceiving his brother But also being deceived by his in-laws His in-laws were idolaters Possible source of generational curses that followed him from his mothers side Even though he was a grandchild of Abraham Possibly why he also needed to be born again, with a new name, … Continue reading LFM June 2019: Bloodline curse on Jacob? Mercy, Humility, Persistence & Faith – Lessons from Blind Bartimaeus.
Sunday 7 April . Matthew 5:13-15 (AMP) 13 “You are the [d]salt of the earth; but if the salt has [e]lost its taste (purpose), how can it be made salty? It is no longer good for anything, but to be thrown out and walked on by people [when the walkways are wet and slippery]. 14 “You are the light of [Christ … Continue reading LFM 2019 April 7: Am I Salt & Light? Birthing a promise.
Notes from Sunday, March 3 Pastor David - Feeling unwell, unable to preach & wanting to go home But when he purposed to go through with the program for the day, it went on as usual without him remembering the pain. A lesson on the grace (neema / empowerment) of God It has nothing to do … Continue reading LFM – 2019 March 10: Grace. Spiritual Gifts. Bitterness. Touch not the Lord’s Anointed. Humility towards difficult authority!
Sunday Feb 24. 2019 Teaching & Preaching notes... Review... Am I being led by the raven or the dove? Known by the fruit... The things of God manifest as the fruits of the Spirit - Love, joy, peace, patience.... Raven led - like going round in circles - anxious, without peace, joy... Kumbeba Yesu ni … Continue reading LFM – 2019 Feb 24: Willing to go God’s way so long as it is my way!? Passing the test of Recognition & Faith? Giving my best to be blessed & multiplied. Living out the Truth / Light / Word of God in my life?
LFM – 25 September 2016 Last week => Defining our mission in line with God's Vision through Jesus Christ – => Luke 4:18-19 => Anointed / Empowered by the Holy Spirit to: Preach Good News to the poor -- those that don't know Christ the Son of God Revelation of Jesus, The Son of … Continue reading LFM – 2016 Sept 25: How Jesus embarked on His Mission
LFM 18 September 2016 May God bless the works of our hands so that our tithes and offerings may also increase to further the work of the Kingdom. May the Sword of the Lord cut off all evil soul ties associated with ourselves or members of the ministry that are preventing us or the … Continue reading LFM – 2016 Sept 18: What is the Mission of Christ? Do I understand it? Am I aligned to it?
LFM – 28 Feb. 2016 Reminder I should inform people when I am about to pray Should encourage people to reflect and pray on the teaching they hear Pastor Oria - Shamba la Mungu ni kubwa We should all endeavour to do our part diligently in the kingdom of God Ephesians 4:11 (NKJV) … Continue reading LFM – 2016 Feb 28: My Damascus Road lessons
Matthew 8 How many of us just follow Jesus ( doing church as routine) and never encounter Jesus ( His Power and Glory) ? We need to approach Jesus like the man with leprosy ( unclean, with sin) and ask for.... Cleansing from sin, healing from disease, provision for food, rent... Jesus is always willing … Continue reading Matthew 8: The demoniac within! Jesus wants our dirt! Just as I am! Carrying the enemy’s possessions?
Matthew 6 Life is all about - Putting God first in All things! - Focusing / prioritizing on spiritual / heavenly things - Having and living with an eternal perspective of life (a life beyond this world). All good deeds shall receive a reward... It's either from the world / men or from the Lord. … Continue reading Matthew 6: What is life all about? Getting satisfaction out of life…?