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.
LFM - Sunday 9 June . Problem of seeking a miracle / fame / more than a blessing Foolishness - upumbavu Esau selling his inheritance for a bowl of soup...Genesis 25 Instant gratification Seeking the glory for man -- ...showing off to in-laws then being asked to support financially ... taking on debts to keep up … Continue reading LFM 2019 June 9: Pride? Impossibility of not needing a savior! Camel & the Needle. The Rich Young Ruler.
LFM 2019, Sunday 14 April . Am I serious with the Lord and salvation? Honour God and He will honour you. Being obedient and faithful and I shall see the amazing results. Sacrifice / risk & do what God wants of me and I shall see good results That is pleasing faith - believing in … Continue reading LFM 2019 April 14: Serious about Salvation? Understanding Fasting. Giving up on carrying my blessing?
LFM - Sunday 3 March Exodus 15:22-27 - Bitter waters of Marah Walking in the desert 3 days and finding an oasis with bitter water People complain to the leader about thirst ( Hunger & thirst - Psalm 107:5) The leader, Moses, cries out to God Moses shown a piece of wood to throw into the … Continue reading LFM – 2019 March 3: The Word to remove Bitterness in life. FAITH?? Jehova Rapha. Offering my Isaac. Blessings as Idols!? Seeking the crown without the cross?
10 Feb 2019 - Notes on teaching & preaching from the previous Sunday Inspiration from Brother Gilbert God speaks through scriptures...if we take time to meditate & listen Whatever risky or difficult situation we have to encounter... ...APPLY the Sword ( Spiritual Word/ S-Word) of the Lord to it... Jeremiah 10:23-24 I know, LORD, that … Continue reading LFM – 2019 Feb 10 : Applying the S-Word. Saved but in Bondage? Fruitful & Multiplying? Sacrifice of Praise & Thanksgiving. Test of Faith.
LFM – 26 June 2016 Last Week "If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there." ~ Anonymous? Do you know your gifts? Do you know your calling? >>Our gifts are related to our calling => enables us to be effective in our calling >> Identify our gift / seed … Continue reading LFM – 2016 June 26: Mali Ya Baba – Claiming & living in my divine inheritance.
LFM – 19 June 2016 This week, still thinking on God’s Mercy & Grace We only recognise God when...as the song goes "...I didn't know that you were all that I needed, until you were all that I had...." Sikujua kwamba ilikuwa wewe tu ndio na hitaji, mpaka ilipokuwa wewe tu niliokuwanayo … Continue reading LFM – 2016 JUNE 19: Understanding Callings / Ministry…II
LFM 3 April 2016 We are but vessels of God that He uses through His spirit to empower us to accomplish His will purpose & plan. I thank God for the gift of teaching the Word -- clearly a gift from God -- and I pray that the Holy Spirit continues to empower me … Continue reading LFM – 2016 April 3: Moving to the Next Level – No Testimony without a Test
LFM – 21 Feb 2016 Last week SEEDS = WORD OF GOD --> planted in our hearts WORD OF GOD = GOOD NEWS OF SALVATION --> live life more abundantly Where SEEDS / WORD OF GOD falls in our lives (Mark 4) Footpaths - busyness / hardness of heart Rocky soil - … Continue reading LFM – 2016 Feb 21: Holy Spirit revelation of the Word