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