LFM – 5 June 2016 It been about a year -- Choices have to be made on the way forward May --> Transitions --> Next level --> Life to be fruitful & Multiply – Moving forward -- Pastor Graduation & Ordination -- Secretary Ken developing into Pastor Ken -- Me – Taking up seriously … Continue reading LFM – 2016 June 5: It’s All About Jesus!
Matthew 9:18-26 Synagogue leader's dead daughter. Woman with the issue of blood. Faith without works ( of faith - the action confirming that we indeed have faith) is dead ( James 2:17) Synagogue leader comes and humbles himself before Jesus for his dead daughter's sake. Faith act/works - >> Jesus please come and lay your … Continue reading Matthew 9:18-26 >> Do I prophesy Life or Death into my situations? Do I limit God by my level of Faith?
Matthew 9:14 - 17 Fasting The disciples of John the Baptist and the Pharisees fast while this disciples of Jesus don't. Jesus is life! Jesus is the Way, the Truth and the Life ( John 14:6) Jesus came for us to have life, and life more abundantly ( John 10:10) Anything that is not Jesus … Continue reading Matthew 9:14 – 17 > New Covenant Fasting? Can I contain the New Wine?
Matthew 9:9-13 Hey you sinner, come and follow me and be my disciple!? Jesus calls us just as we are. How else can it be if He is the one that cleanses us from our sin? Most of us may have the mistaken notion of Jesus calling those that are already clean to come to … Continue reading Matthew 9:9-13 > Effective Discipleship through Amazing Grace. Grace overcomes the sin(ner)!
Matthew 9:1-8 Paralysed man on a mat brought by his friends. Jesus saw their friends faith and first released him from the paralysis of sin [ setting the captives free ( Luke 4:18) ]. Is my walk in this life paralysed by sin? Jesus forgave the mans sin then told him to -- stand up, … Continue reading Matthew 9:1-8 > Power of – By Faith through Amazing Grace. Released from the paralysis of sin.
Matthew 7 What you sow is what you reap ? Sow mercy, reap mercy, sow judgement, reap judgement. Loving your neighbour as yourself. Most of us don't like being judged, let's not also judge others. Because He first loved us, we can love Him and we can also love others. John the Baptist said that … Continue reading Matthew 7: Throwing my Virginity (Pearl) unto the pigs? Love that removes logs? Fire-proofed?
Matthew 5 The Christian Attitude.... Living a life full of blessings... T&C Apply What should the Attitude of a Christian Be to ensure that they live a life full of God's Blessings? How much of it do I reflect? Positive / Godly / Jesus Attitude >>> Greater Altitude... Closer to God. And Jesus began to … Continue reading Matthew 5: Want Blessings! T&C Apply! The Christian Attitude that determines Altitude?
Acts 7 We shall overcome by the Word of our testimony and the Blood of the Lamb. (Revelation 12:11) We are called to leave the land we were born into and go to the land God has prepared for us - leave the world and things of the world for spiritual things. The flesh and … Continue reading Acts 7 – Power of the Cross (LOVE)releases Mercy, Activates Grace. Overcoming bitterness, unforgiveness…
Acts 5 Ananias & Sapphira The risk of defiling God's business with the devil's fruit!? The risks of trying to use God's business for your own glory through deceit? Trying to use the ways of the world to get ahead in the kingdom of God? Partial obedience is still total disobedience in God's kingdom? God … Continue reading Acts 5 – It’s God’s Business! It’s not about Me! Playing with the Anointed of God!
Ezra 9 Interestingly and contrary to common sense, one is most often led to repentance when they get to realize / encounter and understand the height, the depth, the with and length of God's Love for them and how nothing in the heavens and the earth can separate them from the Love of God ( … Continue reading Ezra 9: Prayer of Repentance. Amazing Grace revelation usually leads to Repentance !