“Choose the candle in the light of LOVE…”

“Choose the candle in the light of LOVE…
Choose the candle in the light of LOVE…
Choose the candle in the light of LOVE.”

This is the lyrics of the chorus of the new song taught to me by a woman in my dream at dawn today.

The dream started from dawn till morning. The dream went like this…Ladies and some women are tasked to sing a new song, I’m the second performer. The coach said, “Yours has the simplest and shortest lyrics among five of you but yours also have the greatest impact to the world so sing it well.” Then I started singing until I woke up.

Praise God!

As I woke up, I started to pray in the Spirit and automatically I felt the manifested presence of Jesus in my room, then I started weeping and groaning as He led me to pray for the lost souls whose not yet in the sheep pen. As I continually sing in the Spirit, I heard His audible voice weeping for the lost souls. I can’t contain His love as I felt it all over my room, I was overwhelmed by it that made me continually weep and sing songs of worship to Him at the same time.

The Love of Jesus is sweet and marvelous.
His Love is so wonderful.How He loves you and me.
How He loves the lost, the sinner, the sick and the captives…
That’s why He came for the sick and the sinners, not for the healthy nor the righteous.

To God be the glory!

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The Dynamic Power of Love

When love is generated, it becomes light which is a power, an energy to heal, restore and change.

God is two things: LIGHT and LOVE. God is Light and God is Love. It’s not that He gives light or He gives love. HE IS LOVE and HE IS LIGHT. God is Love, His very essence and He is light.

In John 4:16 says, “And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.”

1 John 1:5 says, “This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in Him is no darkness at all.”

St. Francis of Assisi has such a relationship with the animal kingdom because of love that they became totally his friends – the animals just became his friends, and he could relate to them. And if you don’t fear an animal, it will never hurt you because perfect love casts out fear. The strongest vibration that animals feel is FEAR, on the negative. The strongest they feel on the other side is LOVE.

See, the whole of creation responds to love because God is love. The universe is powered by love which becomes light in its out-flowing power, the whole of the world in which we live.

“Love, the last message to the church in the last days”

And apostle John had the last message to the church in these last times. There’s nothing that comes from God that does not originate in love, and it’s transmitted with light. WHEN YOUR MIND AND YOUR LIPS LOSE THE POWER TO HURT, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO THE TREE OF LIFE.
“To him that overcome will I be able to make you eat of the Tree of Life.”

Prov 15:4, ” a wholesome tongue is a Tree of Life: but perverseness [in your mouth] therein is a breach in the spirit.”

This word ‘breach’ is ‘desebat’, cuts off from God stops you abiding in Him when you stop flowing in love.
A WHOLESOME TONGUE, you are transmitting the Tree of Life, but perverseness in your mouth will cause a breach in your spirit which will cut you off from God and His love going through you.

James 3:2 says, “For in many things we offend all.”

If any man offend not in word [in the things that we speak], the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.”
If you don’t offend in speech, that same man is a perfect man who is able to bridle his whole body. You see, whether we like it or not, the MOUTH is the clearest revelation of the heart of a person. You don’t need a lot of discernment. You just need to listen [to what they are saying].
The mouth is the clearest revelation of the heart in any person, because “Out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks.”
What you are will come out through your mouth. We give ourselves away when we open up our ‘big mouths’.

“LOVE fulfills all righteousness”

You can live by either law or you can live by the promises of God – the choice is yours.

2 Peter 3:18 says, ‘But grow in grace, and in knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.’ The knowledge, this knowledge of how this New Creation Man is put on; how to fulfil out destiny and the ways of God; how to escape corruption; how to partake of the Divine Nature. God gave us back there understanding of how we could come to this earth and partake of the Divine Nature.

Jesus has given us all things in Him, everything we need to enter into our purpose, to enter into glory and light. And He has given us–the way that He has done this is–He has given us great and precious promises by which we can partake of these–GREAT AND PRECIOUS PROMISES–through knowledge (‘epignosis’ – revelation.)

Most of what is taught in the church today is LAW. ‘IF YOU DO THIS, if you read your Bible every night, God will bless you.’ Not necessarily. You look at it–IT IS BASED IN LAW. It’s all based in law. You can live by law or you can live by the promises. The promises are Divine Principles, are laws of the Kingdom which were given on that day the foundations of this world were laid, when the sons of God shouted for joy. They entered into our heart that day. They are encoded in our spirits. We understood them clearly back then. The instructions if followed will bring us as human beings into light and glory and powerfully transform us into New Creations.

Adam understood those things. They were fresh. Adam understood those things until he sinned. Adam understood these ways of God and walked in them until the fall. Then his soul became darkened and the memory of that day receded. The knowledge which he had received slowly began to be lost, and he became just a man when he was called into the image of God. And now, we only have rare recollections of the glory, the understanding, just as occasionally a tiny bit of recollections of that day begin to seep through to us.

There are certain things prepared for us before the foundations of the earth and we cannot know them without certain things are put in place within our lives.

That’s why Paul said in 1 Cor. 2:9, “But as it is written, eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath PREPARED FOR THEM THAT LOVE HIM.’ There are certain things prepared for us before the foundations of the earth and we cannot know them without certain things are put in place within our lives. The key to that verse is of course ‘TO THEM THAT LOVE HIM.’ You see, it’s not complicated, love fulfills all righteousness. And that’s the only thing that God requires of us–Love which fulfills all righteousness.

We need to spend time alone with God doing one thing – JUST LOVING HIM.

Love will transform you, and it will touch every atom of your being. They will be affected–healing, restoration, purification will begin to take place.

You’ll be anointed with light when you begin to love God with your mind, whole heart and soul.

When we talk about loving God, it’s not just words. We need to spend time alone with God doing one thing- and that is JUST LOVING HIM with your mind, and with feeling, with your emotions and with strength. And you need to spend time just doing that. You don’t even have to necessarily speak, although sometimes it makes it easy when you do speak. But you need to spend time just loving God, coming to Him. Because if you do that, YO U WILL COME TO THE PLACE WHERE YOUR MIND AND YOUR LIPS LOSE THE POWER TO HURT.

When you come to the place where your mind and your lips lose the power to hurt, you will come into the River of Life and you will be totally transformed.

The whole of creation is in pain and is hurting and groaning until a certain kind of person begin to rise on the face of the earth–the SONS OF GOD who have perfected LOVE.

Now you cannot understand the wonder of God’s world until you understand it’s hurt and start to be so kind to it.

Now when man sinned, creation fell. What will bring healing to the abused creation? THE SONS OF GOD WHO HAVE PERFECTED LOVE.

Unless you become perfected in love , you’re not going to go on. I don’t care how many conventions you go to, I don’t care how much all of that stuff, you will not go much further in God, because the requirement to go to that next level is in the area of which we are talking–LOVE with all of the consequent attitudes that come with it. Very simple, you know, but we make it complicated. We want some great spiritual formula for this to work. We want TO DO, DO, DO, and God says, “JUST BE, BE, BE.”

That’s why it’s so important that we are perfected in LOVE. No matter what the situation is, no matter what is happening around us, we must have the attitude of God–that is love. LOVE, you’ve got to manifest love, compassion. Love seeks the highest good for friend or foe in every circumstance, that kind of reaction, you see.

(Neville Johnson)

22nd National Prayer Gathering Day 3 Session 9: “RAISING UP AN END-TIME PROPHETIC COMPANY”

Speaker: Rev. Neville Johnson

Prophetic people need to manifest the nature of Jesus.

Ephesians 4:15 “Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into Him who is the Head, that is, Christ.”

The Corinthian church moved in all the gifts of the Spirit but apostle Paul told them that they are still carnal and babes in Christ to be fed with milk and not yet with meat because they are still children in the Lord, they have not grown up.

It’s not what you do for the Lord that counts; it’s who you are that counts. It’s not how much you do for the Lord but it’s who you are. It’s not with your gifts but with the kind of a person you are. We have to grow up into that. It’s how much you have become like the Lord Jesus that counts. And your ministry is effective to that degree.

As prophetic people, it’s important that we grow up in all aspects of Him.

Matthew 7:22 “Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and in your name drive out demons and perform many miracles?’”

You’ll said, “We’ve done all these things in your name.” And then you stand before the gates of heaven and you’ve nothing to give the Lord. You didn’t have a relationship with Him. You’re still save maybe but you have no rewards in heaven. You have not been conformed in the image of Christ.

Your first and prime destiny is to become like Jesus. Anything you do come out of that and the effectiveness of what you do comes out of that.

When you finally get to heaven, you leave all your gifts at the door. I had this encounter with the Lord took me to the gates of heaven and I was watching different people coming in and they would come in, carried in with angels. I watched this man come and he had in his hands and arm full of gifts. They were gifts of the Spirits. He had them in his arms. He came to the angel in the door and the angel said, “Give me those.” and the angel took them and ask, “What else have you got?” and that Christian man looked at him, “All of these gifts, these are all my gifts.” the angels said, “No, these are not your gifts, these are the gifts of the Holy Spirit.” and with that, all those gifts vanished. Then he looked at this man and said while he took a book out, “Let’s see how much you’ve learn to love.” And he went through the book and he said, “Oh very little.” He called another angel and he said, “Take this man to the outer parts of paradise.”

Paradise is a massive place. Much of it is not even occupied. It is a huge place. People live in paradise. Some people live in the city of God, some people live surrounding the throne of God. Those who live in the outer skirts of paradise can’t even see the city of God. Are they happy? Yes, they’re happy. Are they in paradise? Yes, but their destiny had been squandered and their eternal responsibility has been wasted, had forfeited. You see, it’s not your gifts that God looks for, He’s looking for fruit.

When He raises up a prophetic army, He’s looking for fruit before He gives us authority. Now this is important because you have to qualify for authority in God, because if authority is not exercise with love and from a person who has a nature of love, it would be devastating. So we need to understand some of these things.

There are three things that are eternal: FAITH, HOPE, and LOVE

1 Corinthians 13:13 “Abide in faith, hope and love and the greatest of this is LOVE.”

The essence of the fruits of the Spirit can be distilled with one word: LOVE.

We need to take a fresh look to some of the values and what value we put on things. Gifts of the Spirit are wonderful but they are just gifts and are not yours. They are gifts of the Holy Spirit. You did not earn or qualify for them.

The Sermon on the Mount lays the conditions of who we are to become, what we are to become like.

Matthew 5:3-11 “Beatitudes or the beautiful attitudes.”

The Sermon on the Mount was a profound exposition of Kingdom qualities that we need to enter the kingdom and live in the kingdom and flow in God. Beautiful attitudes are really important. And this kingdom lures of what the king requires before he can give us kingdom authority.

Prophetic people have to produce the fruit of the Spirit before they can be given authority. It’s not how much power you have when you get to heaven. It’s not how many people you healed, it’s not how many times you prophesied, it’s how much you’ve learned to love. And that’s the only thing that counts. And so the Sermon on the Mount bring the cross into focused again.

Apostle Paul said that if you can prophesy, you can do all these things but if you don’t have love, what are you? A sounding brass. If you don’t have love, you are nothing. Nothing means nothing.

The prime role of the church, the prime role of the ministry is to bring people to the Lord and then encourage them and teach them to be conformed to the image of the Christ. The problem is the church tends to teach people doctrine, when they should fill them with deity. Should filled them with the qualities of God but we filled them with doctrine, we filled them with knowledge.

John 12:21

“The world will see me after I have gone, “Jesus said.” But they’ll see me in my disciples.”

They’ll see Jesus in you.

People who wanted to see Jesus they have to see Him in you. And you have to die to allow His life to be expressed through you. Does the world see Jesus in you? God is love. The question is: who are you? Everything God does is redemptive. He cannot do anything out of this one motivation of love. Everything that he does, even in judgment that has redemptive qualities. When His judgment come to the earth, simply because God wants the world to learn righteousness. It’s a redemptive thing. Everything that God does is redemptive and we need to come to the point of everything we do, everything we say is redemptive that brings life. It brings blessing.

Prophetic people is been raised in the earth but the level of authority they receive is governed by how much they become like Jesus.

Luke 9:54 “When the disciples James and John saw this, they asked, ‘Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven to destroy them?’ But Jesus turned and rebuked them.”

I went through a period of time when I was praying for authority and the Lord appeared to me in a dream. He said, “Neville, do you want authority?” I said, “Yes because you gave your disciples authority and I made some really good reasons why I wanted authority.” Then He said, “Alright, you got it.” And that was it. I got up the next day and I found an unusual thing happening to me. Every word that came out from my mouth came to passed. And everything you say is not good, you know. Neither is it the will of God, everything we say. And we say things without thinking, it came to pass. On the third day, I got down on my knees and I said, “God, take this away from me. I cannot handle this.” And He did but I learned the lesson.

How would it be if everything you say over the next 6 months came to pass? What a mess you would be in; and what a mess the people around you would be in; and what a mess your family would be in. Everything you say will come to pass. You lose your temper and said something…it came to pass.

God requires a level of love within us and the redemptive qualities within us before He can trust us with authority. The concept of God is very important. How we view God. Our concept of Him is extremely important. My concept of God is continually changing. God’s going to release His glory in the Philippines. It’s coming. It’ not if, it’s written, the glory of God, the goodness of God, the blessings of God are coming to the Philippines. God said to me, “Tell the people, ready or not, I am coming.”

So we need to start catching up a bit. I was thinking about the story of Moses. Moses had got a happy life now, he’s tending sheep, he’s out of Egypt, he’s happy, he’s married, he’s settled down and everything is fine and then he sees a burning bush. God speaks to him out of the burning bush. Moses’ life has turned up-side-down at that point because God said, “I want you to go back to Egypt and I want you to tell pharaoh, he had to let my people go.” And Moses said, “Yeah, right. You know I’m a wanted man in Egypt. My pictures in every police station in Egypt and you want me to go back there?” He said, “Well, that’s what I wanted you to do.” He just got this in his mind, we’ve got one old man, he’s eighty, and he has a stick. Well he can’t speak well and he’s an old man with a stick. So He told Moses, “Go to Egypt and confront pharaoh.” Moses said, “Send Aaron, let Aaron go, he can talk well.” So God keeps putting pressure on him. Moses said, “God, I don’t even know who you are. I don’t even know your name and you want me to go there into Egypt, one of the mightiest military armies in the world and you want me to go there to confront pharaoh? Who shall I say sent me?”

Exodus 3:11 Moses said, “Who am I that I should go to pharaoh that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt?” Moses is feeling very insecure at this point because he realizes that though he know this God, he really doesn’t know who’s talking to him. He’s very insecure because he’s losing this battle. God keeps talking, “You are to go…you are to go…” and so he’s feeling very insecure. Then God said this to him in

Exodus 3:13-14 “Moses said to God, ‘Suppose I go to the Israelites and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ Then what shall I tell them?”

God said to Moses, ‘I AM WHO I AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I AM has sent me to you.’”

Moses is really having problems with this whole thing. He said, “What kind of a name is that? Tell them ‘I AM’ had sent you?”

God had never up to this point revealed who He really was. Moses got a problem now because he got several million people heading into a wilderness with no water, with no food. Moses background was pretty good because he has been brought in up in Egypt in pharaoh’s palace where they had the mentality: “we can do anything.” They never lose the battle. They build up pyramids; Moses was schooled in Geometry and all those kinds of things. He knew. That was his background. But he said, “This is really a difficult task. All of this million people, you want me to take care …without food and water?” But God was insistent.

Moses asked, “Who’s going to help me with this? Who’ll you going to send with me? I can’t do this.” Yet He said, “I know you by name and thou also found grace in my sight.” Moses said, “If I found grace in your sight, show me your way that I might know you, that I might find grace in your sight and consider this nation your people, they are not my people.” So he put in the whole thing back on God now. He’s addressing God saying, “If I found grace in your sight, you have to tell me now that you are going with us.” Moses was saying, “If you don’t go with me, I am not going.” Secondly, he says, “I need to know what you are like. What kind of a god you are.” and so God said, “My presence shall go with you and that I’ll give you rest.” Moses said, “Well if your presence goes with me, that’s fine because I’ve seen what you did with all of the plague. But I still don’t know who you are. I still don’t know what your name means.”

Moses goes on, “Go show me your glory, show me what makes you different from all the other gods. Show me what makes you so glorious of a god. I don’t know of what you’re like. I don’t know if you’re an angry god, I don’t know who you are; show me what makes you so special, so glorious.” So God responds to Moses by revealing His identity, what makes God who He is.

Exodus 33:19 “Ok Moses, I’ll make all my goodness to pass before you, I will proclaim of my name of the Lord before you, and I’ll be gracious of whom I’ll be gracious and I will show mercy on whom I’ll show mercy. You can’t see my face but I’ll put you in the cleft of this rock and I’ll show you my glory.”

Emphasis: “I’ll make all my goodness to pass before you. And I will proclaim the name of the Lord to you.” God is now linking His name to His character, to who He is. He said, “I am all of these things.”

Exodus 34:5-7

The Lord is God, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. Yet He does not leave the guilty unpunished; He punishes the children and their children for the sin of the fathers to the third and fourth generation. ”

God was saying, “Moses, do you want to know who I am? I am all of these things…I am goodness, I am mercy, I am long-suffering, I am gentle, I am all of these things, keep my mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquities and transgressions, I am long suffering, I am abundant in goodness, that’s who I am..And that’s what my name means. I AM all of these things.

We have a hazy understanding of what the glory is. The glory of God is just a manifestation of the goodness of God. When you are manifesting the love of God, light comes out of you, it comes from your spirit and that spiritual light comes through your body and it comes out and it clothes you. When you manifest the love of God, when you manifest love, joy, peace, long-suffering, these lights and colors and smells comes through you. And it forms a cloud around you. That’s why the bible said that the glory of the Lord is going to rise, it’s not going to come down on you, but it’s going to rise from the inside of you because you’re manifesting the nature of God, His name is upon you.

And as God said, “I proclaim all of these things,” the cloud is there. When we see the cloud of glory in a meeting, often I see a cloud of glory, what is that? It’s a manifestation of the goodness of God in your midst. It’s what He is emanating–love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faithfulness, all those things. That’s God present in His nature in a form of a cloud.

God shared His character with Moses, His character, His attributes, that made up of who He is. The more I get to know the Lord, the more I know how kind He is. He is the kindest person I have ever met. Unbelievably kind. People have this concept of God, you know, ‘Oh they’ll judge you.’ He forgives, He’s good, He’s long-suffering, He can be totally trusted, and the thing we have been granted of the privilege of using His name, the name in His son Jesus. We have been granted the privilege to use His name to dispense His goodness into a dying world. That’s what the name of Jesus means. It’s His character. It’s His goodness. We have been granted the responsibility and the right.

This generation will taste the goodness of who God is through you. It will be through God’s people. Deliverance and healing and infinite blessing will be presented to this world by a people who know His name. And the world will see Jesus; this last generation will have a visitation of Jesus in every nation, in every tribe, in every tongue through His people. They will see Jesus in you. They will experience the power of Jesus through you. They will experience healing and miracles of Jesus through you, His name will be upon you. The glory of God, the goodness of God is going to be seen across this nation. This is not going to be some sovereign glory coming from heaven that will happen but that not what’s going to change the people.

When He’s going to bring His glory to this nation, there are people that will stand upon his feet and start to manifest Jesus to this world. There’s going to be calamities. And you’re going to be there to pick up the pieces. You’re going to be there to pick them up and heal them. You show them who Jesus is. You bring Jesus to them.

I had a vision many years ago of a nuclear explosion. It was in Russia. But in this vision I saw, people in the spirit were taking people to the Lord and they were healing people who had radiation sickness. Many of them would have died. But these people were there healing them. God took some people in there and healed many, not all but many who had radiation sickness and would have died. They went in Spirit and healed them.

We’re going to go in flesh now when this tragedy is going to come in the earth. You’re going to pick them out in the rubble, stand upon your feet and say, “In the name of Jesus be healed!” and you’re going to raise the dead because many will be dead.

When this judgment is on the earth, the people will learn righteousness. This is disaster-relief from the church of Jesus Christ on the earth. These judgments are redemptive. They’re going to condition the people to accept the Lord. Christ in you is the only hope in this generation. That’s the hope of glory coming to this world. The glory of the Lord shall arise upon you; shall be seen upon you. The multitudes shall come into the kingdom of God.

Let me tell you a vision I had in October 2010. I got up one morning. I made a cup of coffee. I sat down and put the coffee down and ask the Lord, “What’s for today Lord? What do you want to say?” and suddenly I was standing on a beach and I looked down on my feet and I looked for on my coffee and it’s all gone. I was standing on the beach. And I thought, “Lord, what is this all about?” and when I said that, suddenly I was standing on a boat far out to see. I thought, “This is all happening too quick for me. I’m on the boat now” and the Lord is standing on the boat. And I watch Him. His all nature’s beautiful. He opens His chest and pulled something out and I looked at it. It was a sextant , an instrument to measure where you are at sea, it’s before the time of satellites. And I thought, “Well if He does know the position, we’re in big trouble here.” And He took a bearing of the horizon and I know it’s difficult because I did a course on navigation and because we’re going as missionaries into the Pacific and we have to sail boats on our own. And so I took this course and you have to take a bearing on the horizon.

And the boats going up and down and soon as you hit the rays, you go click and then you take another bearing on a star and it’s going up and down and then you click. I thought, “Am I dreaming or am I awake?” I looked at the star and said, “I know that star. That star is Venus, a very bright star in the morning.” I thought, “That’s interesting.” Venus is known as the day’s star. And I notice that the ark of the sextant had 14 segments to it, that’s interesting.

Then the Lord looked at me and He said, “The time spoken of in the Word regarding the morning star is beginning on this day.” and my mind was running through the Scriptures to put it together.

The morning star…” He said, “…will arise over the next 14 years and become brighter and brighter. I will arise in my people like never before and evening time will be light.”

That was in Zechariah 14:7. “It will be a unique day, without daytime or nighttime—a day known to the Lord. When evening comes, there will be no light.”

Transfiguration…” He said, “…will start in many of my people and they will truly become light in this world.”

He accorded a scripture in Matthew 5:14 “You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden.”

He said, “Now…” and He said it three times. “Now you are the light of the world.” I looked at all of this and my mind was tracking scriptures and I thought about this. I went to ask the Lord a question. And I was back in my armchair in my coffee. I thought, “Lord, you could have waited 3 more seconds.”

But then I began to look into the Scriptures.

2 Peter 1:19 “And we have the word of the prophets made more certain, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.”

I looked at it and thought, “Oh that’s what this was all about speaks of the day coming when the day star, morning star is going to arise within our heart in a very different way.

2 Peter 1:16 “We did not cleverly invented stories when we told you about the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.”

Jesus was transfigured as Peter said, “We saw this.” He shone and was transfigured and something happened to Him. Peter said, “We have not made this up. This is not some strange prophesy. It’s a sure word of prophesy and it’s going to happen in His people when that day dawns. It will then start to arise in their heart and we’ll see right down to the age, right down to this generation, what’s going to happen to us which is very different.

He said, we were eye-witnesses of this. When that voice came from heaven, we heard it.

This next feast, the feast of tabernacles, from now on the day’s star is starting to arise. There’s going to be a light and a power within you starting to arise which will begin to transform a work within you. There’s going to be a transfiguration. See transfiguration was not just for Jesus, we are following in His footsteps. He was the patterned Son. We are the sons that follow. Transfiguration is going to begin to take place within us.

Matt 17:1-2 “After six days Jesus took with Him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. His face shone like the sun, and His clothes became as white as the light.”

Why is that in the Scripture? Because this is going to happen to God’s people at the end of the 6th day. We are living at the end of the sixth day now. We’re living at the end of 6000 years from Adam. The days are thousand years and Peter went on to say so we got a clear picture.

2 Peter 3:8 …that one day with the Lord is a thousand years and a thousand years are like a day.”

We now are living at the end of the sixth day. And the day star is arising. And as it is arising not as an external anointing but it is going to explode within us. It is an internal thing that is triggered which begins to come through us. It came right through the body of Jesus, His skin glowed and His clothes begun to glow. Something happened to Jesus on the inside and it reached critical mass and blown.He was transfigured.

It will start slowly within us and it has a lot to do with manifesting the love, becoming love, becoming the fruit of the Spirit. It has nothing to do with spiritual gifts, this has to do with love, this has to do with who you are until it reach a point that Jesus will say, “This is my beloved son.” then something changes within us. Jesus was totally different after that. If you’ll look at the life of Jesus after that, we have time for it, but if you’ll look at the life of Jesus after this experience, He was different and you’ll be different. This is where we are headed. His skin began to shine. When Moses came down from the mountain, his face was shining. When Steven was martyred, he looked at the heaven and his face was shining as if he looked like an angel.

Resurrection life reaches its fullness within the Lord Jesus Christ.

John 11:25 “Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?”

We see we spiritualize that. We said, “That (scripture) has spiritual meaning.” You know, when we don’t understand something we tend to spiritualize it. Theologians do that all the time. He said in a very plain, black and white English in our bible that “Whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die.” then He said, “Do you really believe this?” Do you believe God’s going to have a generation that will not die? You can lay your life down but no one can take it from you. That’s the Lord’s permission.

What happens when that light within us which is critical mass explodes within us outwards with slow explosion? As it passes through our bodies, it renews every cell in our body. It eradicates every bad cell. It rearranges the cells. It passes through our soul, our body and these people stand on their feet totally healed if they were crippled, if they have an amputation, that leg will instantly go back, the cells in their bodies will be changed. They will stop aging. The cells will continually renew from that point. The brain cells will be renewed. Our understanding will go through…that is the power of God perfect in His bride. He’s coming for a perfect bride body, soul and spirit. Not just soul and spirit, you know, it’s a body.

Transfiguration is on God’s calendar for His church. And this was the most exciting things that I’ve ever known. That’s why Jesus said, “Do you really believe this?” Paul said that the last enemy that all of us have to overcome is death. There have been generations after generations after generations which never overcame this enemy but Jesus said, “There’s going to be one generation who’ll still be alive by my coming. They will overcome death.”

In the darkest hour of this planet, God’s people will be light. Jesus will first come in His people before He comes for His people. We have to manifest the name of God, who He is to one last dying generation. We have to bring His goodness, His compassion, His love to a world plagued with tragedies, hunger and starvation, plague with all of these things. Saviors shall arise, the bible says, come from mount Zion, the son of righteousness.

Malachi 4:2 “But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings. And you will go out and leap like calves released from the stall.”

Malachi saw that “…with healing in his wings” totally transforming us.

I have seen visions of the army of the Lord where they were completely invincible to anything. The light around them just killed everything that was coming against them. This is the army of the Lord, but the sun of righteousness is going to arise with healing within us. This is not the rapture. This happens before the rapture. This is the army of the Lord that Joel saw. This is for those who will press in to the Lord.

Morning star began to arise.

Revelation 2:25 “Only hold on to what you have until I come.”

Luke 21:11 “There will be great earthquakes, famines and pestilences in various places, and fearful events and great signs from heaven.”

The Lord Jesus said there’ll be earthquakes in diverse places, famines, pestilences, fearful sights, great signs from heaven,

Earthquake in Japan. God spoke to me in early 1970s that there’s going to be an earthquake in Japan with 9.1 magnitude. So every time there’s an earthquake I looked at it and say, “Oh that’s not it…that’s not it…that’s not it…” and then there came an earthquake with 9.1 on the rectos scale with a tsunami. God told me back in the 70s, “When that happens, the world will never be the same again. It will have a ripple effect on the economy of the world, collapsing the economy again, it will be like a stake in the ground, and from now on things will change. The world will never be the same again.”

And I talked to the Lord about this vision back in the 70s, and I said, “Lord, that’s a big statement, ‘the world will never be the same again.” He said, “…the world will never be the same again, the economies of the world will never be the same again and there will be a continuous chain reaction of earthquakes in the earth that will not cease until I return and the church shall begin to arise into a new day.”

I have waited for nearly 40 years for this to happen.

And the invitation to this generation is He wants to give you the bright and morning star.

When Jesus took those three measurements, one on the horizon and one for the star and then He took the time. You need these factors to plot the positions. And everything is lined up and that lined up when that earthquake hit Japan. Why that thing happened? I don’t know but God told me that it will never be the same again.

God is love. Who are you? What is your name? The bible said, “God will put His name on our foreheads.” God cannot trust you with authority unless there’s a high level of manifestation of love in your life because you’ll do great damage if you have authority and misused it. Do you know when you’re given an authority God does not take it back. It can’t be misused and what you’ll saying will come to pass. If you have a high level of authority good or bad, in God or not in God, it will happen. Authority is a frightening thing and it can only be exercised in the will of God and out of a pure heart of love wanting to redeem people. It is not there for judgment. It is there for redemption to save much people alive.

You are called to save much people alive. And when these calamities increase in the earth, God wants you to be there not just to see it but to rescue the people.

It’s going to be bad out there, darkness will cover the earth but the glory of the Lord shall rise upon you and harvest shall come to you. It will come to you. And the glory of the Lord shall be seen upon you because of what’s emanating from you. How many of you here heard about John J. Lake?

John J. Lake, a great man of God, great healing ministry was in South Africa. There was a deadly plague crossing the nation of Africa. People were dropping like flies and just dying and then he went into the midst of this to pray with people and so he was told, you can’t come in here, you’ll die, you have not been inoculated and you’re not authorize to come in here. The man is dying at his feet and so he took some of the foam from that dying man’s mouth, held it in his hand and said, “Put it on to your microscope.” There’s a plague but the whole thing just died within his hand. Then he went around that whole camp praying for the sick and they were healed. Some of the dead were raised. That is what you have to do in the coming days. That’s who you are. Who are you?

Do you know, we say if we have love we have this fruit of the spirit, we have peace but you only have what you can hold under pressure. It’s easy to have these things when everything’s going nice but when someone crosses you, betrays you, what’s going on in your mind? ‘I’m going to kill that guy…’ come on! I know you people, you’re just like me. When your mind, listen to me, I was told this in heaven by Enoch. When your mind and the words that you speak lose the power to hurt anyone then God will allow you to walk with those who walk at the high realm of His presence. You hurt anyone when you think bad about the person, because you just don’t think bad about the person, you said something out when you think something bad about person. If I think bad about you, I emanate something against you, right? Because it’s not just words. There is a power; there is a light that comes out of me if I think bad of you. Then demons get into that beam of light, negative light and attack that person. And all you just have to do is to think bad. If I’m jealous of you, that jealousy emanates from me as a color, sound, light, it’s negative, it’s bad, and it will hit you and its demonic spirit then has the ability to enter that and attack you of what I have emanated.

How you think about people is very important. That’s why we have to bless, bless, bless, bless everyone. Bless your children. And when your mind and your mouth lose the power to hurt, you find your place among the high realms who walk with God.

God gave the priests in Numbers 6 a prayer that they would have prayed over the people and He said, “If you pray this prayer, I will put my name on the people.” His name is His goodness, I AM kind, loving, caring…He said, if you pray this prayer, I will put my name on the people.

Number 6:22-27 “The Lord said to Moses, ‘Tell Aaron and his sons, ‘This is how you are to bless the Israelites. Say to them:

The Lord bless you and keep you;

The Lord make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you;

The Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.

So they will put My Name on the Israelites, and I will bless them.”

To God be the glory!

Spiritual famine and devotion

Today at 2 in the morning, I woke up from a dream. It was a plague or famine in the spirit. Then I saw the words “Psalms 37” clearly flashing as in a widescreen. Next, I was amazingly reciting the verses though I hadn’t any copy. It seemed the Holy Spirit was prompting my lips to recite Psalms 37:1-4. I could have had finished the whole chapter but I was awakened. And then I prayed. Sooner I realized that I was praying and was fully back to sanity, I pondered. I asked the Lord, “What is it?” So I went to my room and grabbed my Bible to check the Scripture to open Psalms 37. I read it aloud three times and then observed the principle, law, promise, if there’s any. I tried to get back to sleep but I couldn’t; not until 4 the morning and dreamt again. This time was different. There’s a voice telling me that, “In your house, one is sharing or speaking about Christ, then another, and another one which is good that you are sharing Christ with one another as believers. But, it would be better if you would go out.”

When we’re having our discipleship in the church after the first session of our Sunday service, I was enlightened and led by that dream I have had. The dream coincided with our topic.

 

Psalms 119:105 says, “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.”

The candle and the lamp if not lit will not glow by its own. It must have the oil.

Our heart is the storehouse of the power of the life of Jesus.

Our mind is the storehouse of the power of the light of Jesus.

 Light means understanding and the Holy Spirit gives life to the light for us to understand the word of God. There are many scholars, theologians and philosophers of the world evangelizing not the logus or living word of God but only with head knowledge. If we have the seed of Christ perfect love, we have overcome the world. READ: John 3:1-7 saying, “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 men. The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it. There came a man who was sent from God; his name was John. He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all men might believe.

Also,2 Corinthians 3:6 says, “He has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant—not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.”

Amos 8:11 says, “The days are coming,” declares the Sovereign Lord, “when I will send a famine through the land—not a famine of food or a thirst of water, but a famine of hearing the words of the Lord.”

The infallible truths when planted will reap goodness.

Devotion is the oil to spread or share the gospel / word of God through cell group (discipleship).

Devotion could be done by applying the principle of SOAP (Scripture, Observation, Application and Prayer)

For example:

a. SCRIPTURE- contains the text e.g. 2 Peter 1:1-4 with the title “Making One’s Calling and Election Sure” and the key verse.

 

2 Peter 1:1-4 says, “Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those through the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ have received a faith as precious as ours:

            2 Grace and peace be yours in abundance through the knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ our Lord.

            3 His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness.

            4 Through these He has given us His very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.”

 

Here the key verse is 3 (2 Peter 1:3)

 

b. OBSERVATION is done by observing the key verse if there’s principle, law, promise, warning…

 

Here the observation is “If we have the full knowledge of Him (relationship knowledge), we’ll receive His divine power, godliness, glory, precious promises (His mysteries) and be protected from the corruption of the world by evil desires.”

Also, in your OBSERVATION from verse 4, you’ll discuss the difference between godliness, humanist and worldliness

godliness means being a spiritual man because God is spirit and so we must worship Him in spirit and in truth; worldliness means being  materialist; and humanist means being soulist.

c. APPLICATION

Here your application from the text is “Are you sure you’re worthy as one of God’s chosen people? Are you worthy of His calling? (election sure)

 

d. PRAYER – in your prayer you can also include other text or verses like based from 2 Peter 1:1-4, you can use Revelation 1:18 and Matthew 10:28, 29-32to be followed by your personal prayer based on the SCRIPTURE, OBSERVATION and APPLICATION principles of Devotion.

Revelation 1:18 says, “I am the Living One; I was dead, and behold I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades.”

Matthew 10:28, 29-32 “Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell. Are not two sparrows sold for penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows. Whoever acknowledges me before men, I will also acknowledge Him before my Father in heaven.”

Living in the light

 

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(photo taken by me 01/19/2014 by the house terrace)

 

Memory verse: Ephesians 5:1-11; 16-18

“Since you are God’s dear children, you must try to be like Him. Your life must be controlled by love, just as Christ loved us and gave His life for us as a sweet-smelling offering and sacrifice that pleases God.

Since you are God’s people, it is not right that any matters of sexual immorality or indecency or greed should ever be mentioned among you. Nor it is fitting for you to use language which is obscene, profane or vulgar. Rather you should give thanks to God. You may be sure that no one who is immoral, indecent, or greedy (for greed is a form of idolatry) will ever receive a share in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

Do not let anyone deceive you with foolish words; it is because of these very things that God’s anger will come upon those who do not obey Him. So have nothing at all to do with such people.

You yourselves used to be in the darkness, but since you have become the Lord’s people, you are in the light. So you must live like people who belong to the light, for it is the light that brings a rich harvest of every kind of goodness, righteousness and truths.

Try to learn what pleases the lord. Have nothing to do with worthless things that people do, things that belong to the darkness. Instead bring them to the light.

Make good use of every opportunity you have, because these are the evil days. Don’t be fools then but try to find out what the Lord wants you to do.

Don’t get drunk with wine, which will only ruin you; instead be filled with the Holy Spirit.”

 

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For the first time in four years, I decided to witness the parade on the street as one of the highlight of Cebu’s biggest religious festival Sinulog. The yearly festival highlights dancing on the street of devotees with their wooden sculptured Sto Niños in hand. In Catholicism, Sto Niño means holy child Jesus and Senior Sto Niño means the adult Jesus.

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Though I can’t endure heavy crowd, I managed to add myself alongside the viewers at the street. I wanted to feel the spiritual act of devotion of those people towards Jesus though I personally dislike their diversion of faith from the spiritual being to a mere symbol, an image made of wood designed by human hands just to honor the holy child Jesus.

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While observing the sacred procession, I wondered why I couldn’t hear them shouting your name Lord. Your name is Jesus! Can those sculptured image perform miracle? Is your spirit filled those wooden-sculptured Sto Niños’ I’ve seen? Why are they worshipping those images, kissing and dancing with it to show they really are devoted entities of saints? That so called wooden icon as what they call it, isn’t it likely similar to Buddha’s statue or monuments of saints being worshiped by people of other religions? Didn’t you tell us to worship you in spirit and in truth? Didn’t you tell us not to worship other gods aside from you? Didn’t you tell us not to worship or patronize saints? That you are a jealous God and that you hate idolatry? That worshiping images is a form of idolatry? That our body is your temple?

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Last night after work, I cried out to God. I asked why those people (my own people) were celebrating their so called religious festival that way. It’s all bunch of worldly activities! Concerts, dirty dances, party in night clubs/pubs, drinking alcohol, playing card games, body painting (henna tattoo), all sorts, you name it! A neighbor even persuaded me to join them drinking and merry-making at the street corner.

Hence, not so long after I slept, I woke up from a dream. In my dream, I can see a very calm see but suddenly big waves were enormously growing. My cousin and I were talking outside her house (her house is facing the sea). When we’re walking along the shore by the seawall, we noticed that the waves are rising showing a long gap between the crest and the trough. The waves were in rage. My cousin then shared occasionally that she’s hit by waves from her window. “Waves these days are growing bigger and bigger and are getting tougher and tougher. They can’t even be angrier.” Before she could finish talking, the current of water were increasing suddenly from low to high tide. The wind was blowing so fiercely. I can even see a leopard coming forth from the sea and some birds flying for refuge. They were panicking as if danger is coming. I wondered where that leopard came. It suddenly appeared from nowhere. The huge body of water was approaching us so we managed to run. “This is no joke,” I told myself while big waves were increasing its wavelengths as if ready to swallow us up by its strength. We knew that we were witnessing a storm surge in front of us. That storm surge could wash out villages along and near the shore and could extend further more.

<Next scene > There was a scarcity of food.

<Another scene> Due to some daily tasks, I forgot my breakfast. When I arrived home, they reminded me to have brunch instead. I’m getting hungry and I can see plenty of food on the table but I had the urge to wait for my mom so we can eat together. I needed her presence. She’s been out for a long time since day break and I wondered what took her so long. My cousins arrived and chatted with me. I was so hungry and was about to cry. “Where’s my mom?” I protested silently. One of my cousins was trying to comfort me when her girlfriend arrived naked. I was shocked when they kissed each other in front of us unmindful of some minors present at that scene. They were about to have sex when I was blown by my temper and threw them out from the house.

Finally, my mom arrived. She’s so busy. She even forgot to take care of us; she’s prioritising other people than our welfare. That dream made me so sad.

 

Thoughts to ponder

On that same day, breaking news of typhoon that causes heavy flood and physical destruction to some cities and provinces in Mindanao, cancellation of classes and flights alarmed me. I thought of my dream about the water in rage.

God was angry with premarital sex and He is showing how young people were acting these days out of control. He is not happy with it. He’s condemning the action.

He also shows me that I don’t have to be totally dependent to my biological/earthly parents. That scene in my dream when I almost cried out of frustration to see my mom because I needed parental love reminded me of my supposed first love—God. When I wasn’t yet born-again in the spirit, I used to consider my parents number one in my heart like they are my life, I can’t live without them, it would be useless and miserable if I’ll lose them. Moreover, though my mouth agreed to my Sunday school teacher whenever she mentioned about the 10 commandments that you must love God above all things, those were actually an act of lip service; not genuine. Yes, I regularly went to church at those times but I also participated in worldly affairs. I had a form of idolatry inside me like self- gratification, fondness of material things, self, self, and self…and it takes a lifetime to fight with oneself, I tell you.

Our greatest enemy is ourselves because when we are weighing which is right or wrong, we’re actually battling with ourselves. Originally, before our lord and saviour Jesus Christ came, we are sinners. That sin is growing every day, multiplying it. Now the work of the enemy, the serpent is to deceive us, making sure that we would believe that our human nature (a sinner) is an excuse to do sinful acts, making us believe that it’s okay to sin over and over again since we could just asked God to forgive us.

But Jesus tells us that when we are born again, old things will pass away…

1 Corinthians 13:11 says: “When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child…

2 Corinthians 5:17 says: “Therefore if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: the old has gone, the new is here!” This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life has gone; a new life has begun!

Ezekiel 36:26 says: “I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.”

Isaiah 43: 18 says: “Forget the former things; do not dwell in the past.”

John 3:3 Jesus replied,” Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again.”

Romans 6:4 says: “We therefore buried with Him through baptism into death in order that just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.”

John 14:20 says: “At that day you shall not know that I am in my Father and you in me, and I in you.”

Matthew 9:16-17 says: “No one patches up an old coat with a piece of new cloth, for the new patch will shrink and make an even bigger hole in the coat. Nor does anyone pour new wine into used wineskins, for the skins will burst, the wine will pour out, and the skins will be ruined. Instead new wine is poured into fresh wineskins, and both will keep in good condition.”

Romans 8:9;10 says: “But you do not live as their human nature tells you to—if in fact, God’s spirit lives in you. Whoever does not have the spirit of Christ does not belong to Him. But if Christ lives in you, the spirit is life for you because you have been put right with God, even though your bodies are going to die because of sin.”

Ephesians 4: 22-24 says: “So get rid of your old self which made you live as you used to—the old self that was being destroyed by its deceitful desires. Your hearts and minds must be made completely new, and you must put on the new self who is created in God’s likeness and reveals itself in the true life that is upright and holy.”

Colossians 3:1-3 says: “You have been raised to life with Christ so set your hearts on the things that are in heaven, where Christ sits in His throne at the right side of God. Keep your minds fixed on things there, not on things here on earth. For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God. Your real life is Christ and when He appears, then you too will appear with Him and share His glory.”

Colossians 3:5-10 says: “You must put to death the earthly desires at work in you such as sexual immorality, indecency, lust, evil passions, and greed (for greed is a form of idolatry). But now you must get rid of all those things: anger, passion and hateful feelings. No insults or obscene talk must ever come from your lips. Do not lie to one another, for you have put off the old self with its habits and have put on the new self. This is the new being which God, its creator, is constantly renewing in His own image in order to bring you to a full knowledge of himself.”

And when we pray, we must directly pray to Jesus raising our head up on heaven since He is in heaven or holding our chest while feeling our heartbeat since His spirit dwells in us, in our heart. Our body is the temple of the Holy Spirit. We don’t need to use mediums like saints, statues or any graven images; not even Mary (Jesus Christ earthly mother) to be heard by God!

For those who pray “Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with you, blessed are you among women and blessed is the fruit of you womb Jesus. Holy Mary, mother of God, pray for us sinners now and on the hour of our death, amen.” to tell you, Jesus is not pleased with you at all. Jesus wants you to stop praying to Mary. She can’t have the power to save us; only Jesus can save us! If you pray, you must pray to Him and Him alone. Don’t pray to saints. Don’t pray to stones or rocks.

To God be all the glory, honour, praise and adoration!

 

Monochromatic pink lights lit the artificial Cherry blossom

Monochromatic pink lights lit the artificial Cherry blossom
photo taken by me @ French Croissant, Cebu City
01/12/2014

As I was gazing these sparkling artificial trees, my eyes were in awe, yet my heart was celebrating the fact that our God can make things real. He can give life to any thing. He can draw us in awe more than our fancied heart to temporary things in this world. See the trees that grow freely with also the breath of life that God gave by His grace to this planet. Aren’t those trees more real? Aren’t they praising more to their creator?
We are serving a living God not made of stone, of wood or any other human crafts…praise to Him and Him alone since He listens, He sees and He feels every beat of our pulse, our heart and He know exactly how much we breath the breath of life that comes from His own breath. . .!!
Lord, thank you for your perfect timing for you always know when to touch us, correct and heal our sickness (physical, spiritual, emotional, mental… )

I rebuked the works of Satan…!! We won’t allow that serpent to deceive us. Thank you lord for setting us free. We rejoice in your name!