Behold Jesus

Sermon Note

Pastor Prince

Where 2 or 3 gather together, agree, it shall be done in heaven 

Matthew 18:20

For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.”

The world is in darkness. The world is full of doubts and fears. They impart spirit of fear and lack. 

Out of nothing God created. God uses means to allow is to participate and to enjoy working with Him. Even with 5 loaves and 2 fish, He fed 5000 with 12 basketful leftover. 

In the spirit world, group of 50s, 100s, sent fear to the devil. 

Israel came out in multiple of 5

He make me to lie down in green pastures

The Lord is still our supply

Believe the Lord, He promises to supply all our needs according to His riches in glory! 

Not even out of His glory. According to the riches of His glory

Who can measure the riches of His glory

According the riches of His grace

How are we forgiven? 

We are forgiven according to His riches of grace

Ephesians 1:7

In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace

The Lord is able to see our entire life. Not one sin escaped on Jesus. He took all our sins at the cross. 

Jesus sat down at the Father’s right hand having forgiven us and paid the price of all our sins. Our sins are all forgiven 

The resurrection is the divine receipt of our forgiven. 

God has accepted His perfect work

Our sins are eternally put away. 

It makes us want to fall in ℓσνє with Him and not want to sin. 

Shalom is health and wholeness. Great shall be the peace of your children

In righteous you the parents shall be established. 

Isaiah 54:13-14

All your children shall be taught by the LORD,

And great shall be the peace of your children.

In righteousness you shall be established;

You shall be far from oppression, for you shall not fear;

And from terror, for it shall not come near you.

Messiah of Israel will die on the cross for the world sin!

With His stripe we are healed. 

The result of the perfect work is found in Isaiah 54

This is how it ends. No weapon formed against you, child of God, will prosper

If it is against you, it will not prosper

People walking not in their own self righteousness, but people who walk in the gift of righteousness 

What is God saying to us during this time?

It does not feel that God is whispering anymore 

Feeding of 5000 and Jesus walking on water happened after He was rejected by Israel 

These 2 miracles are in all 4 gospels

They rejected the Lord in His 3 fold glory

7 kingdom parables in Matthew 13

Rejection of Israel and coming of Jesus in glory

Meanwhile Jesus is feeding His people

Walking on the sea and calming the storm

On the cross Jesus cried out. 

He has done this and it is finished

Psalm 22 speaks of the cross of Jesus

We are now living in Psalm 23

He leads me besides the still water. Water of rest. He restores my soul

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me

Darkest time before dawn breaks 

Dawn is coming!

He saw them rolling hard against the wind

It is like a picture of the church with the world

Wrong believing produce wrong living

When we feel fear, worry, we need to be conscious what were we thinking

Thoughts are the results of our believing

Whenever you feel fear, what are you believing?

We are not in the book of revelation yet

The Lord come with His saints at the end. We are the saints 

He read the last part this is the acceptable year of the Lord and He closed the book

 Luke 4:17-20

And He was handed the book of the prophet Isaiah. And when He had opened the book, He found the place where it was written:

“The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me,

Because He has anointed Me

To preach the gospel to the poor;

He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted,

To proclaim liberty to the captives

And recovery of sight to the blind,

To set at liberty those who are oppressed;

To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD.”

Then He closed the book, and gave it back to the attendant and sat down. And the eyes of all who were in the synagogue were fixed on Him.

It is not about what man need to do. It is proclamation of what God is doing. He is going to proclaim literality to the captives 

The opening of prison doors to those who are bound. 

They are hearing what He wants to do and is doing. 

He is the Sent One on the mission of ℓσνє

Wars and rumours of wars, these are not the end. The end is not yet 

God’s Word is sure. 

Man talks about possibilities. God is truth Himself. He can speak the truth that makes you free. 

Where the Lord close the book we need to close the book

We are not in the day of vengeance 

There is a day of the Day of Vengeance. He is a just God and must punish sin. 

God is ℓσνє and there is justice with God

God so loved the world that He sent His Son

Christ took our sin

God is ℓσνє. God sent His Son. He knew there was no other ways to be saved. 

ℓσνє is not ℓσνє till we give it. 

God having done so, He has put His justice on our side. 

God cannot punish us or put a curse on us of the sin Jesus has taken

All the judgements and condemnation meant for you and me, fall on what the Lord Jesus did at the cross. 

God declares us that we have no right to remain condemnation, depressed or mental torment 

We have the right to freedom 

God is righteous in making you and I righteous 

Pride is when you are self righteous 

When it is a gift, someone did it, we are grateful

God used John who wanted to call down fire, to be apostle of ℓσνє

His strength is made perfect in your weakness

John 6:2-6

Then a great multitude followed Him, because they saw His signs which He performed on those who were diseased. And Jesus went up on the mountain, and there He sat with His disciples.

Now the Passover, a feast of the Jews, was near. Then Jesus lifted up His eyes, and seeing a great multitude coming toward Him, He said to Philip, “Where shall we buy bread, that these may eat?” But this He said to test him, for He Himself knew what He would do.

We are less than 2 weeks away from the Passover this year. 8th April

He is walking on the water 

The Passover feast draws near 

He is going to supply. He is the Bread of Life. He can feel u when u r hungry

He will multiply the resources

I am. Don’t be afraid. Be of good cheers

They feared seeing Him

Mark 6:51-52

Then He went up into the boat to them, and the wind ceased. And they were greatly amazed in themselves beyond measure, and marveled. For they had not understood about the loaves, because their heart was hardened.

They did not meditate on the Words of God

Fear is a result of a hard heart. They did not meditate on the miracle of the loaves

They were greatly amazed

The reason they have fear is because their hearts were hardened

He gave them as much as they would. Not as much as God’s will is. 

When they were filled, they were 12 basketful leftover

Mark 6:45-51

Jesus Walks on the Sea

(Matt. 14:22–33; John 6:15–21)

Immediately He made His disciples get into the boat and go before Him to the other side, to Bethsaida, while He sent the multitude away. And when He had sent them away, He departed to the mountain to pray. Now when evening came, the boat was in the middle of the sea; and He was alone on the land. Then He saw them straining at rowing, for the wind was against them. Now about the fourth watch of the night He came to them, walking on the sea, and would have passed them by. And when they saw Him walking on the sea, they supposed it was a ghost, and cried out; for they all saw Him and were troubled. But immediately He talked with them and said to them, “Be of good cheer! It is I; do not be afraid.” Then He went up into the boat to them, and the wind ceased. And they were greatly amazed in themselves beyond measure, and marveled.

Jesus has gone to the Father’s right hand. He is the great High Priest

Right now He is praying for you and me

He is now praying for His church

He made the people sit down on the green pastures

He made His disciples go to the boat

You are so busy running around 

What will cause people to stay at home?

Something good happen and people will be out there running the latest and not caring for their souls. 

What will cause the church to sit down and take time to watch online service?

We get accustomed to the blessings of God. They did not consider the miracles of the loaves. 

The Lord will supply. 

It is Him He wants our eyes on

God allows things to happen that we sees our needs for Him

God waited until they were in front of the red sea and that is when God opened up the sea. 

Halfway through the soldiers also went into the sea. That was the morning watch. 3am to 6am

Exodus 14:24-25

Now it came to pass, in the morning watch, that the LORD looked down upon the army of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and cloud, and He troubled the army of the Egyptians. And He took off their chariot wheels, so that they drove them with difficulty; and the Egyptians said, “Let us flee from the face of Israel, for the LORD fights for them against the Egyptians.”

The Lord Jesus at this point is praying for His church. We are like the disciples in the boat. 

Fellowship – fellow in the ship

We are in the boat, our home is our boat. 

The storm is raging outside

Psalms 57:1

Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me!

For my soul trusts in You;

And in the shadow of Your wings I will make my refuge,

Until these calamities have passed by.

Grace – hesed


Good happenings and unmerited 

Show me favour, Father

In the shadow of Your wings I will make my refuge, until these calamities have passed by. 

He constrained them to get into the boat

Sometimes we must learn to walk away from the praise 

Everything good that happen in our lives we must give God the glory

Jesus made them go into the boat

The Lord has to make us to rest. 

He makes me to lie down in green pastures. 

We are so creatures of activities 

Learn to sit down 

A woman who was sick in the congregation and she was bound for 18 years. 

There are 6 days men ought to (the mind of the failure – ought to) work 

Ought not this woman to be healed on the Sabbath day

When you are rested in Christ, this is true rest

Come unto Me and i will give you rest 

Nothing about us is from ourselves

I will rest you. Come unto Me i will rest you. He makes me lie down in green pastures

He has time for the multitudes and time for individuals. 

When He asked you to make haste, He referred to salvation

He rushes you to be saved, healed and blessed

We are in the midst of the storm

Psalms 107:1-2

Oh, give thanks to the LORD, for He is good!

For His mercy (hesed) endures forever.

Let the redeemed of the LORD say so,

Whom He has redeemed from the hand of the enemy,

Grace and truth came by Jesus Christ

The law was given by Moses

It is not the truth that set you free. It is grace and truth. Both are combined. Is true grace came by Jesus Christ

His hesed endures forever

Psalms 107:8-9

Oh, that men would give thanks to the LORD for His goodness,(hesed)

And for His wonderful works to the children of men!

For He satisfies the longing soul,

And fills the hungry soul with goodness.

Consider what He is doing. 

Live a life of thankfulness 

Give thanks to the Lord for His grace (hesed) 

Consider His wonderful works

For He satisfies the longing soul (John 6 and Mark 6) – feeding of 5000

Psalms 107:17-21

Fools, because of their transgression,

And because of their iniquities, were afflicted.

Their soul abhorred all manner of food,

And they drew near to the gates of death.

Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble,

And He saved them out of their distresses.

He sent His word and healed them,

And delivered them from their destructions.

Oh, that men would give thanks to the LORD for His goodness,

And for His wonderful works to the children of men!

4th watch of the night – 3am to 6am

It is just before dawn

With healing in His wings

We are now near the feast of the Passover

He is doing extraordinary movement

He is telling the church, do you want Me?

If we don’t ℓσνє Him as we should is because we don’t realised how much He loves us

John practised the ℓσνє that the Lord loves him

It is always the disciple whom Jesus loves

Peter had to be told “follow Me”

John has the revelation that he is the one whom Jesus loves. He don’t need to be told to follow. 

Special manifestation of the Lord

Look unto Me, My child. I am superior over the evil. Over the evil of Covid19 virus

Far above all principalities and power. We are raised with Him

God is not bound by time and space. We are seated with Christ. 

The world that is everlasting

Ephesians 1:21

far above all principality and power and might and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in that which is to come. 

We are not walking by experience. We are walking by faith

We are seated right now present tense

In Christ – That is the secret place of the most high

Luke 24:28-29

The Disciples’ Eyes Opened

Then they drew near to the village where they were going, and He indicated that He would have gone farther. But they constrained Him, saying, “Abide with us, for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent.” And He went in to stay with them.

The Lord is making extraordinary movement

Fo you want Me? Do you really want Me?

Jesus said would you welcome Me?

John 6:21

Then they willingly received Him into the boat, and immediately the boat was at the land where they were going.

The virus is not from the Lord but God is using it to show what life is like without His protection

Sin brought forth death

God has redeemed us

God is still protecting the world as a whole

God does not send evil because He does not have evil to send. 

Us believers, it is time for us to be at our home to give time to God

Focus on Jesus and let the blessings of God follow you

Spend time with Him

The Lord wants His people’s loves and affection

Mark 6:54-56

And when they came out of the boat, immediately the people recognized Him, ran through that whole surrounding region, and began to carry about on beds those who were sick to wherever they heard He was. Wherever He entered, into villages, cities, or the country, they laid the sick in the marketplaces, and begged Him that they might just touch the hem of His garment. And as many as touched Him were made well.

Immediately. He tele-transported Himself

After the virus thing, there will be revival. As many as touch Him will be made well. Personal touch with Him

Psalms 107:27-31

They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man,

And are at their wits’ end.

Then they cry out to the LORD in their trouble,

And He brings them out of their distresses.

He calms the storm,

So that its waves are still.

Then they are glad because they are quiet;

So He guides them to their desired haven.

Oh, that men would give thanks to the LORD for His goodness,

And for His wonderful works to the children of men!

Man give thanks to the Lord for His grace

His grace fed us when we don’t deserve it

He is demonstrating grace 

You only need to believe it 

Protection- we are all there in Him

Just need to thank Him for His wonderful work and His miracle

Something happened in between

Matthew 14:27-33

But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, “Be of good cheer! It is I; do not be afraid.”

And Peter answered Him and said, “Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.”

So He said, “Come.” And when Peter had come down out of the boat, he walked on the water to go to Jesus. But when he saw that the wind was boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink he cried out, saying, “Lord, save me!”

And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and caught him, and said to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?” And when they got into the boat, the wind ceased.

Then those who were in the boat came and worshiped Him, saying, “Truly You are the Son of God.”

You can be like Peter

There is a special thing if you ask from God

Can i be like You above the storm above the care ? The Lord said come

He loves for us to be like Him

2 Corinthians 3:18

But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.

How you see Jesus is how you will be

Responsibility of grace –

Let us be that which we are

Behold Him and supernaturally be transformed

Look to Jesus. He is far above it

Keep your eyes on Him. Talk to Him all the time 

See Jesus. Look to Him. 

Things concerning Himself

Jesus wants us to win our hearts 

He is making extraordinary movement to His people

Will you receive Me?

The church as a whole, we don’t spend time with Him and think it is not important

He will never leave us nor forsake us

There is a dynamic of intimacy 

You want something you have experience with Him

Will you open the door?

He is waiting. Come. 

Peter started to be above the water. The Lord is above. Peter was above as well. It is when Peter took his eyes off Jesus

We started looking at men instead of the Lord. We feed on men’s words

We try to feed on these things that don’t feed. 

Spend time with Him. 

You take 1 step, He takes 10 steps towards you 

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