Ps Lian (pre sermon updates)
Ps blessed with a ministry that causes people to queue up. Lol. 🙂 Not just here but overseas.
Wendy very moved because at book signing people expressed how gospel of grace had changed their lives. Manager of Barnes and Nobel in LA said Ps book signing one of the biggest in their store. When Jesus is lifted up, the people are drawn to people.
Pat Boone sold 45m albums and he shared how he has been so blessed by watching Ps sermon. His wife watches pastor three times a day. Praise God. They came to the signing.
Officially, Faith Words says Ps is now a NY times best selling author. Debut at number 2 on the list. To Christ be all the glory!!
11000 people at New Jersey sermon. Anointing is regardless of time and space. Receive.
1/11/2013, Newark New Jersey.
Worship before service starts (led by Ps Prince)
Come and praise Him, royal priesthood. Come and worship all you holy nations. Worship Jesus our Redeemer. He is precious King of glory!
Jesus is here and alway lifting up, always touching, always mending, always healing.
Turn your eyes upon Jesus. Look full in His wonderful face. And the things of this world will grow strangely dim in the light of His glory and grace.
Jesus is our meal offering, our peace offering. The sweet incense offered up to our Daddy God.
In Your presence x2 there is peace. In Your presence x2 there is joy. I will linger. I will stay. In your presence day by day. Till you likeness be seen in me.
To keep your lovely face. Ever before my eyes. This is my prayer. Make it my strong desire. That in my secret heart No other love competes. No rival throne survives and I serve only You.
We are gathered because of Him. He is the reason we are blessed, peaceful and happy.
We pour our heart like water before You. Let only Your name be glorified here in this place. Without you we would not be here standing before you in peace and joy.
Jesus is so in love with you and He is here tonight. Only one name matters tonight. JESUS!!
Let your healing flow. (Worship and praise in tongues)
This is what it was like when Adam and Eve walked in Eden. The evening breeze. Do you feel that? Cast out all your cares upon Him.
I cast all my cares upon You. I lay all of my burdens down at Your feet. And anytime u don’t know what to do, I will cast all my cares upon You.
Jesus I have this (list your cares), I cast it before You cause You care for me.
Jesus doesn’t want you to be care-full. He wants you to be carefree.
FREEDOM! (Congregation shouts twice)
You might wonder what this piece of bread can do. Even the children’s crumb that falls from the. Master’s table and drive the demons out. This is no ordinary crumb. Remember it represents the broken body of Jesus. God can heal by partaking. Every trace of the fall, poverty, sickness, curse all came from one act, Adam ate. Now we partake from the tree of life.
People misconstrue the scripture on partaking worthily. By the bread we judge ourselves healed and by the cup we judge ourselves forgiven. That is partaking worthily. Because the church has partaken unworthily and examine self of sin instead of the lamb. God doesn’t want us to be condemned with the world. There is no more condemnation in Christ. God doesn’t want us totally to be under the divine sentence of sickness, of ageing, etc so He gave us the communion.
Ps 105- there was not one feeble person amongst the tribes. If they can have that in the OT through the shadow of the lamb on the door post, we have the true substance of the Lamb of God. Amen!!
People started queuing at 2pm to come in when the service started in the evening.
When Jesus came into the city and people threw palm leaves before Him as He came upon the donkey. The donkey better know the praise and worship is for Christ. 🙂
The servant will not abide in the house forever but the Son will abide in the house forever. The servant doesn’t inherit. Truth is on the side of grace. When Jesus looked at the jewish people of the day, you shall know the truth and the truth shall make u free. These people were Steeped in the law. By age of 5, knew the Torah by heart. By 10, knew oral law. They already had the law but still bound by sin and fear. So what is the truth that will set you free? Grace and truth came by Jesus Christ. Law demands and grace supplies.
Many have heard this preached before, but still sitting under the law. Demand conscious. Conscious of the constant demands of the world and take out on family and self. Whatever u lack, know that the supply will come. That’s what God wants us to know. Be supply conscious.
You’ve done all you can. Now enjoy the journey.
“Grace for grace” in Greek is “grace anti grace”. Why did the HS use this? In the English, anti doesn’t just mean against but in place of. Eg. Anti Christ wants to take the place of Christ. So here is grace in place of grace. Grace replacing grace replacing grace. (Shows video of the waves washing up against the lake of galilee during Israel’s unprecedented amt of rainfall. Broke the ten years of drought. First it snowed and then it rained. First the natural and then the spiritual.) In all the crevices and broken places of your lives, you may be hardened and brokenness but God’s grace will wash upon you continuously.
Many of us say it is more blessed than to receive. True in horizontal relationships. But when come to vertical relationship with God, it is more blessed to receive than to give.
Jesus walked into Mary and Martha’s and Martha did the woman thing of going to the kitchen. Mary just sat at His feet and received from Christ. “Master don’t you care that my sister left me alone to serve?” In one sentence, blamed two people. Did Jesus ask for food? Who is that man in your living room? He multiplied five loaves and two fishes. Does He need you to cook for Him? Pride makes us think we must serve Him. He supplies the grace to do what He asks us to do then when you walk in His obedience, He blesses you with grace for what He gave you He grace to do. If our service is like Martha, cumbered and stressed out… That’s not what He wants. Which is more socially acceptable? To sit at Jesus feet or go to the kitchen and cook? Mary seemed rude and lazy. Martha appeared industrious. Mary was the only one to anoint Jesus. She anointed His feet with expensive perfume. Chooses to do the right thing at the right time.
“Martha, Martha you are careful and troubled about many things. But Mary chose the good part and it shall not be taken from her.”
Jesus rebuked her care and not her service. We worry much when we don’t receive and receive His grace. Who had more faith? Mary saw beyond His exterior to see His inexhaustible supply. Martha saw His exterior and felt she had to serve Him. Which of the two sees Him truly as God?
The law demands. Grace supplies.
By ONE MAN’s obedience many will be made righteous.
So why are we acting as if our obedience makes us righteous today? God wants us to have right believing because it empowers us to live right!
To be miserable, look within. To be distracted, look without. To be peaceful and happy, look to Jesus.
This is where the warfare is. The devil will point to your lack of obedience. You haven’t obeyed enough.
Bring every thought captive to Christ.
Weapons of our warfare is in our mind. Whether you are focused on your obedience or on the obedience of Christ. Important to focusing on His obedience.
People can have ten days of hearing grace then hear one message that is mixed and fall back into legalism. Stop it. Turn your eyes upon Jesus.
1 Jn 4;17
As He IS in this world, so are we.
The bible didn’t use past tense. Can Jesus be condemned again? No. So are you.
The devil likes to point accusation at you. The worse way He comes against you is in a religious tone. Even when u do right, it is never enough. God is not judging you based on you. As He is so are you in this world.
The first high priest of Israel was Aaron. The nation’s standing is wrapped up in how good the High Priest is. Gospel of Luke began with a dumb priest (muted), ends with a divine High Priest blessing His disciples.
Devil will condemn your thought life. But look at the golden plate with the words HOLINESS TO THE LORD engraved on the High Priest’ hat. Exodus 28:38
Even in our greatest time of intimacy and worship, there is still iniquity but God doesn’t see it. Your High Priest bears it. The golden plate shall always be on His forehead, so that His people will be acceptable before God. God doesn’t judge you on your thoughts. He assesses you by your High Priest’s thoughts. Jesus is our forever High Priest.
Isn’t this a cop out for our actions? No. Because if you believe right, you will live right.
Pastor was preaching this message in church when a person with severe addictions was sitting
The devil likes to come to us in a personal pronoun. “I am ugly. I am an addict. I am worthless.”
So the guy rejected the thought that he is addicted. Years of addiction gone by his adopting that one thought.
To the extent you are self occupied, you suffer. To the extent that you are Jesus occupied, you are peaceful and joyful.
Hebrews 5- He that uses milk is not skilful in what righteousness means. Mature believer thinks it is a GIFT! Baby believer thinks it is earned.
Establishing own righteousness means not submitting to the gift of Christ righteousness.
Many a times the idea is stop doing the wrong and start doing the right for things to do to right. No. We need to go back to the gospel that says the righteous shall live by right believing.
Right believing produces right living.
Gal1-4 = Paul talks about law and grace
We see the works of the flesh = efforts. Fruit result of life. Works result of effort. When u stop, God starts. When u rest, God works. When u start, God stops. When u work, He lets u do the rest.
We have forgotten what the gospel truly is.
The afternoon before the service, Pastor was reading about Balaam. From Heaven’s perspective, God sees us different from how we see people.
God will not repent of His blessing. Once He has blessed you, your blessings are IRREVERSIBLE. No one can curse the people God has blessed.
God has not observed iniquity in Jacob (not that Jacob has no iniquity but as long as sacrifice of righteousness of the Lamb is before God, He cannot see the iniquity).
If you go down to the camp, you see them gossiping against each other and against Aaron even. But God doesn’t see it.
The higher up we go, we will see people as He sees them. Don’t go down and don’t go into the natural. God sees the whole church righteous, we have no right to slander- what God has cleansed, don’t call unclean.
How the tribes are encamped- Cross shaped. Balaam was going to curse but saw the cross. In the natural, you can’t see the Cross but above can see the Cross.
Some preachers say law is deep stuff and grace is shallow.
People were said to be of mature sonship when Christ came. Considered infants under law.
The LORD restored Peter. Met Peter before meeting the rest.
Peter denied knowing Jesus with cursing and swearing. Yet he remained to see The Lord crucified. Judas was remorseful. He repented on his own- self-righteousness. He punished himself and hung himself. Peter on the other hand, allowed Jesus to hang on his behalf. Christ righteousness.
Three weeks after resurrection,they were fishing and Jesus walked by shore of Galilee. John recognised Him and Peter jumped into the water and swam towards Jesus. Couldn’t wait. If not restored earlier in a personal encounter, would have swam opposite direction. Peter sensed Jesus’ love and grace. It wasn’t His holiness (the a holy it cant be touched) that He sensed.
When Peter first encountered Jesus, he said “depart from me, I am a sinful man”. This was before he knew Jesus…. True maturity now that he knows Jesus, he senses his love. Drawn to it.
Instinctive to know God is holy. Takes His HS to know His love and grace. That’s spiritual maturity and progress.
If God appears to an unbeliever, will he say “Your loving kindness…”? No he will be fearful. It takes the HS to know this…
David is a new convenant minded man in OT days. Many today are OT minded in NT time.
David sang of His HESED. His mercy and loving kindness that endures forever and new every morning.
The NT was translated into Hebrew.
What does the Hebrew NT say about loving kindness? HESED! So rich a word that begs for a fuller revelation. It is GRACE!
His grace is new every morning. His grace endures forever. 🙂
It is thorough the abundance of grace that we reign. David got wild about it. 🙂 grace isn’t a teaching. It is the person of Christ.
It is the grace that teaches. Pastors talk about grace and grace teaches the people from sinning.
Grace revolution now around the world. 🙂
Preached wrongly. Seem like you need to seek His righteousness as a work and not a gift, then all the gifts are far away. But the truth is the righteousness is a gift. You don’t have to wake up and believe God for this and that. All u have to do is to wake up and say thank You Jesus that You made me righteous and because of that all these things are added to me.
When u were a sinner, u didn’t need to learn to sin, it came naturally. What makes u think that once you are the righteousness of God, u can’t be righteous without learning it? As long as u are righteousness conscious, u will receive all the blessings and they will be added unto you.
The shepherds feed and the people will
1) fear no more
2) no more discouraged or dismayed
3) no longer lack
What do the feed? V6- Jehovah Tsidkenu. The LORD IS YOUR RIGHTEOUSNESS. He is your right standing.
People hearing grace will fear less and be dismayed less and will no longer lack.
So when does this take place?
V8- OUR TIMES! This is not old testament fulfilment. This is happening NOW. The people are going back to Israel from The North Country. (Russia) and all over the world. We are the prophecy being fulfilled.
Jesus saw that the sheep were scattered not because bad or selfish but because they did not have a Shepherd.
God is raising shepherds all over the world and we are in the midst of a Grace revolution. 🙂
The disciples, Pontious Pilate and is wife, Judas and the Centurion all said He was righteous and knew no sin. And He went to the Cross for us.
Jesus didn’t become sin not by knowing sin, He received our sin. Same way we receive righteous because we receive righteousness from Christ.
The judgment was greater than the sacrifice in the past. The judgment would consume the sacrifices. But Christ received all the judgment and took it all within Him and He remained to say IT IS FINISHED. Now we see the sacrifice that is greater than the judgment. God has no more anger left.
There once stood a wall, deep and wide, tall and strong. There it stood built of all our uncleanness. But this Man by His blood broke down the wall, loosed the flood of the mercies of God for all mankind.