bless the jews
be cured

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3696 Nov 20, 2012
We are all accustomed to promises. We are also accustomed to seeing them made and broken. Anyone who has lived for a number of years would certainly never lay claim to having kept every promise made. There are many reasons why this is true. Sometimes we forget, sometimes we are negligent, and sometimes it may be due to circumstances beyond our control.

A brokenhearted young lady will often say, "But he promised to marry me". And the answer comes back: "Yes, but I changed my mind". People do change their mind, and they do break their promises.

What about the promises of God? How certain are they? The Apostle Paul, in writing about the promises of God to Abraham, addressed the church at Rome with these words: "For the promise that he should be heir of the world, was not to Abraham or his seed through the Law, but through the righteousness of faith ... therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed" (Romans 4:13, 16). God's promise to Abraham was first spelled out in Genesis Chapter 12. It was repeated in Chapter 22. Verse 18 reads: "And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice".

Now a promise is of no more value than is the ability of the one who makes it to carry through. It also includes willingness to do so. God did carry through with Abraham. Paul points out in Galatians 3:16, that it was through Christ God intended to fulfill the promise to Abraham. Also in Acts 13:32-33, the Apostle says: "And we declare unto you glad tidings how that the promise which was made unto the fathers, God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again."

The contour of Jesus' life, while living on earth, was shaped by his trust in the power of the promises of God. When Jesus said: "I am that bread of life", John 6:48, "I am the light of the world", John 8:12, "I am the resurrection and the life." John 11:25, He did so fully realizing that He had been empowered with this right by the Father who had promised to raise Him from the grave. There were more than 500 brethren at one time who bore witness to the fulfillment of this promise according to I Corinthians 15:1-6.
What can be said about God's promises to us?

He has promised to supply every need we have. The Bible says: "But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus". That's Phillipians 4:19. Now notice, God has obligated Himself only to the extent of our needs. That would include food, clothing, shelter, companionship, love, and salvation thru Jesus Christ. It would not include the multiplicity of luxuries that we have come to think of as needs.


be cured

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3697 Nov 20, 2012
God has promised that His grace is sufficient for us.(II Corinthians 12:9). in fact, He has made provision for our salvation by His grace through faith. Read Ephesians 2:8. It is through an obedient faith that we have access into the grace of God according to Romans 5:2.

God has promised that His children will not be overtaken with temptation. Instead, He assures us that a way of escape will be provided. This promise is recorded in I Corinthians 10:13. Jude wrote: "Now unto Him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present your faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy" (Jude v 24). Darius, King of the Medes, said to Daniel, "Thy God whom thou servest continually, he will deliver thee" (Daniel 6:16). He did deliver Daniel from the den of lions.

God has promised us victory over death. He first resurrected Jesus by way of assuring our resurrection. Peter said: "This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we are all witnesses" (Acts 2:32). Paul wrote to the Corinthians: "For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures, and that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures" (I Corinthians 15:3,4). Later on he adds: "but thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ" (I Corinthians 15:57).
God has promised that all things work together for good to those who love and serve Him faithfully (Romans 8:28). It may be difficult for us to see and understand how this is accomplished at times, but God has promised it, and He will deliver.
God has promised that those who believe in Jesus and are baptized for the forgiveness of sins will be saved.(Read Mark 16:16 and Acts 2:38).
God has promised His people eternal life (John 10:27,28). In closing, let me appeal to you to live so that the promises of God will be yours.
be cured

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3698 Nov 20, 2012
BODY - CURED AND HEALED BY DELIVERANCE

LIST OF SCRIPTURE There are many healing scriptures in the Holy Bible; the following is good list:

Exodus 15:26; 23:25-26

Numbers 12:13; 16:46-48; 21:7-9; 23:19

Deut. 7:15; 28:15-61

II Kings 5:14; 20:5

II Chron. 16:12-13

Job 2:6-7; 5:26

Psalms 27:1; 30:2; 34:19-20; 37:25; 42:11; 91:10, 14-16; 103:1-3; 105:37; 107:20

Proverbs 3:7-8; 4:20-22; 12:18; 13:3; 16:24

Isaiah 53:4-5; 58:6,8; 59:19; 61:1

Jeremiah 8:22; 16:19; 17:14; 30:17; 33:3,6

Matthew 4:23-24; 7:7-8; 8:8,13, 6-17; 9:2, 5-6, 20-22; 9:27-30, 32-35; 10:1; 7-8; 12:13,15,22,24; 13:15; 14:14,36; 15:28; 17:14-21; 18:19-20

Mark 1:22-25,40; 2:5,9,11; 3:10-15; 5:23,28-31,34,36;6:1-6,13,56; 9:23- 25; 10:46-47,52; 11:20-24; 16:14-20

Luke 1:37-38; 4:8-32,35,39,41; 5:9-13; 6:19; 7:21-23; 8:28-30,36; 9:1-2; 6:37-42; 10:8-9,17-20; 11:14; 13:11-17; 17:11-19; 18:35-43

John 4:47-53; 5:5,14; 6:2,63; 8:32,36; 10:10; 14:12-16; 15:5,7; 16:23-24

Acts 1:8; 3:4-6; 4:9; 5:12,14-16; 8:5-8; 9:18,34; 10:38;14:8-11; 16:18; 19:11-16; 28:8-9

I Cor. 12:9-10

II Cor. 9:8; 10:4-5; 2:14

Galatians 3:13

Ephesians 3:20; 6:10-18

Phil. 2:27; 4:13

II Tim. 1:7

Hebrews 2:4; 11:1,6,11,34; 12:2,6-8: 13:8

James 4:7; 5:13-16

I Peter 1:3-7; 2:20,24; 4:12-19; 5:7-8,10

II Peter 1:3-4

I John 4:4; 5:4,14-15

Rev. 12:10-11

Also see I Corinthians 5:4-8 for the destruction of the flesh for sin and II Corinthians 12:7-9 for the messenger of Satan to buffet Paul to keep him humble.
CURE - CURED - CURES

Action by God or Physicians

Jeremiah 33:6 (health and cure)

46:11 (Not be cured)

53:6 (cure them)

Hosea 5:13 (cure them)

Matthew 17:16 (not cure him)

17:18 (child was cured)

Luke 7:21 (cured many of their infirmities)

9:1 (cure diseases)

13:32 (I do cures)

John 5:10 (him that was cured)
Old Testament Medicine and Healing

1. A medicine, healing (cure).

2. To mend, to heal (cure).

3. Heal it, to remove (cure).

4. Bandage as placed on a wound (cured).
New Testament (Relieving and Making Whole)

1. To relieve of disease.

2. To attend (cure, cured).

3. Healing, make whole (cures).
frogmann

Masontown, PA

#3699 Nov 21, 2012
youtube.com/watch... …………Old Fart or Young Stinkers thats the question?
I shall pass te gas
cured

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3701 Nov 21, 2012
BODY - CURED AND HEALED BY DELIVERANCE

LIST OF SCRIPTURE There are many healing scriptures in the Holy Bible; the following is good list:

Exodus 15:26; 23:25-26

Numbers 12:13; 16:46-48; 21:7-9; 23:19

Deut. 7:15; 28:15-61

II Kings 5:14; 20:5

II Chron. 16:12-13

Job 2:6-7; 5:26

Psalms 27:1; 30:2; 34:19-20; 37:25; 42:11; 91:10, 14-16; 103:1-3; 105:37; 107:20

Proverbs 3:7-8; 4:20-22; 12:18; 13:3; 16:24

Isaiah 53:4-5; 58:6,8; 59:19; 61:1

Jeremiah 8:22; 16:19; 17:14; 30:17; 33:3,6

Matthew 4:23-24; 7:7-8; 8:8,13, 6-17; 9:2, 5-6, 20-22; 9:27-30, 32-35; 10:1; 7-8; 12:13,15,22,24; 13:15; 14:14,36; 15:28; 17:14-21; 18:19-20

Mark 1:22-25,40; 2:5,9,11; 3:10-15; 5:23,28-31,34,36;6:1-6,13,56; 9:23- 25; 10:46-47,52; 11:20-24; 16:14-20

Luke 1:37-38; 4:8-32,35,39,41; 5:9-13; 6:19; 7:21-23; 8:28-30,36; 9:1-2; 6:37-42; 10:8-9,17-20; 11:14; 13:11-17; 17:11-19; 18:35-43

John 4:47-53; 5:5,14; 6:2,63; 8:32,36; 10:10; 14:12-16; 15:5,7; 16:23-24

Acts 1:8; 3:4-6; 4:9; 5:12,14-16; 8:5-8; 9:18,34; 10:38;14:8-11; 16:18; 19:11-16; 28:8-9

I Cor. 12:9-10

II Cor. 9:8; 10:4-5; 2:14

Galatians 3:13

Ephesians 3:20; 6:10-18

Phil. 2:27; 4:13

II Tim. 1:7

Hebrews 2:4; 11:1,6,11,34; 12:2,6-8: 13:8

James 4:7; 5:13-16

I Peter 1:3-7; 2:20,24; 4:12-19; 5:7-8,10

II Peter 1:3-4

I John 4:4; 5:4,14-15

Rev. 12:10-11

Also see I Corinthians 5:4-8 for the destruction of the flesh for sin and II Corinthians 12:7-9 for the messenger of Satan to buffet Paul to keep him humble.
CURE - CURED - CURES

Action by God or Physicians

Jeremiah 33:6 (health and cure)

46:11 (Not be cured)

53:6 (cure them)

Hosea 5:13 (cure them)

Matthew 17:16 (not cure him)

17:18 (child was cured)

Luke 7:21 (cured many of their infirmities)

9:1 (cure diseases)

13:32 (I do cures)

John 5:10 (him that was cured)
Old Testament Medicine and Healing

1. A medicine, healing (cure).

2. To mend, to heal (cure).

3. Heal it, to remove (cure).

4. Bandage as placed on a wound (cured).
New Testament (Relieving and Making Whole)

1. To relieve of disease.

2. To attend (cure, cured).

3. Healing, make whole (cures).
respect

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3702 Nov 25, 2012
MODESTY IN DRESS

Women are incredible creatures. By being able to bring human life into the world, women participate in the divine life of the Blessed Trinity more intimately than men could ever do. In short, women are sacred tabernacles of the Most High God, cooperating with the creator in populating His heaven for all eternity. What a tremendous gift are women! Because of the woman’s dignified status among God’s creatures, women have grave responsibilities. Through their roles as wives and mothers, women help bring about the perfection of the human race in Christ. To that end, one can even say that women dictate the moral conscience of society. When moral standards among women falter, society falters as well. This is painfully evident in our society today. The “women’s liberation movement,” which has made contraception, abortion and same sex unions matters of “choice,” has brought our civilization to the brink of judgment and hell. The importance of woman’s dress cannot be overemphasized. For the last 2,000 years, the popes have repeatedly implored women to dress modestly, emphasizing that immodest dress can be a proximate occasion of sin. Dressing immodestly can allure men into committing sins of unchastity. Women have a moral obligation to avoid enticing men with immodest apparel. When a woman deliberately dresses immodestly (that is, dressing “to attract” instead of dressing “attractively”), she is committing sin and separating herself from God. The sin may be venial or mortal, depending on the degree of her immodesty, as well as other circumstances. Women often complain about how men treat them (without respect, as objects, etc.). But women must remember that men are very visual creatures, and a woman’s body language usually dictates how a man will treat her. If a woman dresses with dignity and carries herself with grace, most men will approach that woman with respect and honor. On the other hand, if a woman dresses like a man (pants, short hair, etc.), a man will treat her like “one of the guys.” If a woman dresses immodestly (short skirt, tight jeans, cut-off shirts), a man will often view her as a sexual object and no more. Let’s look at some of the Scriptures which address this very important issue of modesty in dress.
in te gri ty

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3703 Nov 25, 2012
Integrity (Billy Graham)

Character for Life

"When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost." — Billy Graham

Integrity is one of those virtues that, whether you're a leader or a follower or a whatever, must never be sacrificed. Your reputation rests on your integrity and your effectiveness is almost always determined by how people perceive you. Billy Graham serves as an amazing example of this—for more than 50 years, he's been an influential leader and never been a part of scandal, deception, or manipulation.

His integrity is infamous. Everyone knows the many stories of how careful he is to avoid even the appearance of impropriety. One famous example is his refusal to ride on an elevator with a woman, unless there are others with him. At times, it seems he works almost too hard to maintain his clean reputation—but then one begins to wonder how many other people as famous as he is (and famous for as long) have survived the limelight without some sort of financial, political, or sexual scandal.

Beginning his ministry in the 1940s, Graham's life has since been devoted to preaching the Christian gospel throughout the world. He quickly rose in prominence and respect and his "crusades" proved incredibly effective, transforming an amazing percentage of those who would attend. In all of this, he has kept his message simple and direct, and mostly consistent.

As his fame grew, his influence did as well. Graham often meets with U.S. presidents, heads of state, and other prominent national and world leaders. Eisenhower and Kennedy were the first presidents to consult him, but the tradition has continued ever since. In 1991, Graham lent support to President Bush as we began our first attack on Iraq. With Bible in hand, Graham stood beside the president as he announced the war.

But for Graham, politics have been an aside. Although he doesn't keep his opinions or beliefs secret when they come to politics, he also doesn't get in the way like Pat Robertson and Ralph Reed have been known to do. Instead, Graham waits to be called on and then graciously gives his advice. Lobbying and campaigning seem foreign to him.

His heart is in his ministry—and it's as simple as proclaiming the gospel to the world. He diversified eventually with books and radio shows and movies, but the crusades have always been the core to Billy Graham. With his last crusade recently completed here in southern California, we have to wonder what will happen next. It is likely that Graham's son, Franklin, will take over—but the younger man lacks the charisma and solidity of his father. We know we can trust Billy—how can we expect anyone to ever match that?
in te gri ty

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3704 Nov 25, 2012
Graham's integrity has given him legitimacy throughout this nation, and the world. While many preachers of his sort are laughed out, Graham has always been applauded and supported. His message is not all that different from other famous preachers, but when we hear Billy Graham, we know that we can trust him. People know that he is not on stage for the money or the fame or even the power. If he were, that would have become apparent long ago.
This transparency and sincerity gives him his platform to speak from. And it proves how important a life of integrity is to being a man of influence. All too often, we're tempted to take the easy path or shortchange someone or something in order to succeed. But the truth always comes out and the shortcuts we take now can often cost us greatly later in life.

Even if a deceptive or evil thing we did is never uncovered, there remains a stain on our conscience that makes it that much harder to continue. For a man like Graham, if there were a dark secret from many years in his past, he would have to live with that guilt and that knowledge for all of this time. Integrity isn't just good for your public image. It's good for the soul.

As a leader, you may be the best at many things—you can be the smartest, most efficient, and most idealistic dreamer in the world—but without integrity, you're time at the top will be limited. It's not just about how quickly you can rise to a position of leadership. It's also about how long you can stay there. Being a leader full of integrity will ensure that you can influence the world greatly for many years to come.
Humility is one of the greatest virtues of leaders. He has counseled presidents and kings. He has preached to millions. Volumes have been written about his life and ministry. Some have seen him to be the world’s most influential person of the second half of the twentieth century. Yet in each of the times I have been with him, I have witnessed one of the most humble men I’ve ever known. Billy Graham never thinks too highly of himself. What an incredible example he is.

Honesty is an integral part of a strong moral character. Men of high moral fiber are respected and oft looked upon with pride and admiration. To be honest, primarily entails being true to one's own inner self? And how could one not be true to oneself if the inherent virtues of honesty are not ingrained into our lives as children?
in te gri ty

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3705 Nov 25, 2012
An honest person is noted for his strength of character and ultimately meets with greater success in all his endeavors; he can easily be trusted as he is known for his integrity. As Billy Graham wisely puts it,“One of the greatest gifts that God gives a person is the ability to lie down at night satisfied with who he is and what he has done that day because he has acted with integrity.” Acting with integrity is the greatest satisfaction one can have in life and parents owe it to their children to teach them this object lesson.

Sadly, integrity is a vanishing virtue in our world today. Integrity is when your words and your deeds match up. It is when your internal and external behaviors and beliefs are consistent with each other. It is what you do when no one is watching. It is a virtue that anyone who wants to be an effective and respected leader must possess. According to Proverbs 11:3, the integrity of the upright will guide them, but the perversity of the unfaithful will destroy them. You notice from this scripture verse that God places value on people who walk in integrity.

As a leader in your home, on your job, at your church or elsewhere, it is important that you cultivate this good quality of integrity in you because it is what will give you the moral authority to lead others and to make them submissive to your leadership. Let me discuss with you some reasons why integrity is so crucial to anyone who wants to be in leadership.

Firstly, integrity has the ability to build trust. It was Dwight Eisenhower who said: in order to be a leader a man must have followers. And to have followers, a man must have their confidence. Without integrity, it will be difficult if not impossible to win the trust and confidence of those you lead. People of integrity don't only tell you to do what they say but to also do what they do. Leadership is by example, and if you will be an example in your home, on your job and at church, everyone else you lead, whether they are your children, subordinates or friends will voluntarily submit to you. You cannot lead anyone further than you have led yourself. Integrity means living it myself before leading others.

The second reason why integrity is so important in the life of the leader is because integrity results in a solid reputation. Great leaders understand that they can never have solid reputation without having character.

It was Billy Graham who said: when wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.

According to Thomas Babington, the measure of a man's character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out. Character, for the most part is measured by what we do in private and not what we do in public. It is living a life of high moral standards than your followers.

As a church, God has called us into around the globe with a mandate to raise leaders, shape destinies and influence society through Christ. We have a responsibility to turn every follower into a leader and not just to maintain followers. You cannot be an effective leader if you are not a person of integrity and if you do not possess character. A leaders success is not measured by his or her skills or abilities. His success is measured by his or her character. You see, ability and skill may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you up there. Every child of God must be more concerned with their character than with their reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think of you. Therefore, I urge you to place more emphasis on your character than on your reputation. Paul advised along this same line in Ephesians 4:1: I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Leadership, more so church leadership calls for high moral standards, and I pray that in this church, everyone will distinguish themselves as men and women of integrity.
in te gri ty

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3706 Nov 25, 2012
When a woman deliberately dresses immodestly (that is, dressing “to attract” instead of dressing “attractively”), she is committing sin and separating herself from God. The sin may be venial or mortal, depending on the degree of her immodesty, as well as other circumstances.
in te gri ty

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3707 Nov 25, 2012
But women must remember that men are very visual creatures, and a woman’s body language usually dictates how a man will treat her. If a woman dresses with dignity and carries herself with grace, most men will approach that woman with respect and honor. On the other hand, if a woman dresses like a man (pants, short hair, etc.), a man will treat her like “one of the guys.” If a woman dresses immodestly (short skirt, tight jeans, cut-off shirts), a man will often view her as a sexual object and no more.
in te gri ty

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3708 Nov 25, 2012
To that end, one can even say that women dictate the moral conscience of society. When moral standards among women falter, society falters as well....
being moral

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3709 Nov 25, 2012
Moral purity, which means to be faithful to a spouse for a lifetime, has become almost unusual in political, athletic, entertainment and now ministerial arenas. Almost weekly, there is a new revelation of an escapade involving a female or male leader. Satan has used immorality more than any other vice to destroy the integrity and reputation of the Spirit-filled move-ment, beginning in the late 1980s. It's an all-out war. The days of feeling that any of us are bullet proof are over. Internet pornography and texting have brought the average leader into the arena of moral temptation as never before.



Samson's parents warned him not to touch the grape, touch the dead and not to cut his hair. It's interesting that he killed a lion in a vineyard. But what was he doing there? He took honey from the carcass or dead body of a lion. It therefore became easy to violate the third and last command when he lay his head in Delilah's lap and she cut his hair.

__________

The point : Simple violations of spiritual protocol lead to deadly results. To avoid moral failure, consider James Dob-son's five stages of adultery and stop before you find yourself engaged in the following:



A look : This was David's initial problem. It's a "connected stare" into the eyes of someone to whom you are not married.



A touch : Physical contact, no matter how slight, can lead to a physical relationship



An embrace : Now the relationship is moving rapidly.



A kiss : This is the fuse that lights immorality.



The act : You commit the ultimate act of unfaithfulness.

__________
being moral

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3710 Nov 25, 2012
Put an Internet filter, such as Integrity Online on your computer, phone and every source of online material. Internet porn marketers sit around all day figuring out how to ensnare you with the latest technology. Your filter must be bullet proof and the password known only to your wife or IT Director. Follow these guidelines to defend yourself against sexual immorality:

* Never be alone with the opposite sex. This means no lunches, travel and even counseling. I use female staff members to counsel women.

* Always be accountable for your whereabouts. Your wife should know your schedule intimately and you should never show up across town from where she thought you were going.

* Travel with a partner. Paul had Silas, Jesus sent them out "two-by-two," and you also need a travel partner.

* Never allow a woman to share her feelings with you. This is usually a first step to adultery.

* Block all soft porn mailings to your local post office. A simple signature on a form will keep you and your children safe from pornographic mailings.

* Block channels that air explicit, sexual programs such as MTV. All cable companies have parent blocks. This should be done not only for you, but also for your children who are now bombarded with pornography at younger and younger ages.

* Take sexual problems seriously. The best defense is a good offense. Counsel with an overseer if your sexual life is dysfunctional.

* Beware of R-rated TV shows you watch when your family goes to bed. Most temptation occurs after church when you are the most anointed! You are the target of specific marketing at night, so go to bed when your family does, if necessary.

* Be the Example
__________
being moral

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3711 Nov 25, 2012
The third part of the model is your example. There are leadership habits you can demonstrate and others will emu-late and follow. Paul called them "my ways." Here are a few I have tried to demonstrate through the years :
__________

1. Order—God is not the author of confusion.

He transformed the multitude into a military at Mt. Sinai. Here are a few things you can check to keep your surroundings in shape:

* Home Environment: Maintain your lawn, closets, garages and cars. People observe the areas because only an or-ganized mind can produce an orderly environment.

* Time Management : Punctuality speaks of organized time in services, appointments and commitments

* Attire : Sloppiness does not reflect good leadership. How would you react to a sloppy president addressing the nation?

* Work Ethic : Spiritual leaders often take liberties in their daily schedules and output. Refuse the temptation of laziness by being an example to your staff of the hours you put in and the productivity you put out.

2. Courtesy—Believe it or not, the community knows your private side, so watch your example in everyday areas of life such as the checkout line. Those who you are trying to influence note belligerence to a clerk or impatience. Take your time and wait it out.

We would all love to abandon our buggy in Walmart parking lots, but putting it where it belongs is an example to watching eyes. And preaching like an "angel out of heaven" in church then driving like a "bat out of hell" to get home is also observed by your neighbors.

3. Family—Paul spoke of the example family as the main criteria for ministry.

This, of course, involves your chil-dren's behavior. In church, after church, in restaurants and at school, everyone is watching your children. They will never be perfect, but they should be accountable and corrected. I know a pastor who has 10 sons and they all behave well at restaurants. That should make you feel better!

And honoring you wife is vital. It not only validates your witness, but it also gets your prayers answered. Walk with her, not in front of her, waving to the adoring masses! Open the exit door and even car door for her. You need to real-ize that at least half (and maybe two-thirds) of your church is female, and they notice your interest and concern for your wife's place in the congregation. Your sons, by the way, will treat their wives the way they observe you treating yours.

These are just a few areas of the model. No wonder the apostle Paul could influence his entire generation, billions down through the ages and millions today with his simple lifestyle.

You may not be pastoring thousands, but if your life is a model for others, your stock is rising! Paul told Timothy, "Be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity" (1 Tim. 4: 12). And John Max-well says, "Be as big a man on the inside as you are on the outside."

Let's rebuild ministry in the United States to once again be as respectable as Billy Graham and his Modesto Mani-festo. A generation is watching, and this is your moment.

__________
Pastor, Magazine Call Leaders to ‘Summit on Integrity’
comeey

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3713 Nov 25, 2012
Are you a person that likes to be different to others?

Do you like to be in circles of friends and be at odds with what the others believe?

Do you enjoy being lonely with your ideas of how God really thinks and feels about today's church?

Are you a person that can see the lack of holiness in the church?

Are you committed to Christ so much that you would do anything for Him?

Do you hear Jesus or God speak clearly to your heart in times of prayer?

Are you having visions of angels, of Jesus of heaven?

Do you have a fear a really holy fear for the body of Christ and their right standing with a Holy God?

Do you have the gift of prophecy and other gifts of the Spirit?

If you have answered yes to a few of these questions you may be called to the office of prophet.

Come on.

Paul said prophecy is the greatest gift.

Come and get it.
lifeey

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3714 Nov 25, 2012
As a leader, you may be the best at many things—you can be the smartest, most efficient, and most idealistic dreamer in the world—but without integrity, you're time at the top will be limited.

It's not just about how quickly you can rise to a position of leadership. It's also about how long you can stay there. Being a leader full of integrity will ensure that you can influence the world greatly for many years to come.

Humility is one of the greatest virtues of leaders.
important

Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3715 Nov 25, 2012
__________
Prophets = The Importance of Prophets

The Prophet as One Who Convicts the Church of Sin unto Repentance in Order to Then Reform and Establish.

1Sam 10:6 And the Spirit of the LORD will come upon thee, and thou shalt prophesy (Hebrew: reflexive verb; You will be able to prophesy by your own capabilities and actions once that the Spirit of God has come upon you) with them, and shalt be turned into another man.

Prophecy, which is received, can turn an individual or church into a different person or body if those individual or church welcomes it, believes it, and acts upon it. Belief and obedience to a godly prophecy will bring God’s will and circumstances to bear upon that individual or church. Their course of life will be radically altered and blessed by the Lord in accordance to the prophecy, making the church into a different church or the person into a different person.

2 Chronicle 20:20 ¶ And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.

To believe in the prophets of God means that we must be first assured of their ministry as spokespeople of the Lord. Afterwards we are responsible to obey the words that come through them after proper discernment. To prosper is to be able to accomplish successfully what one set out to do. Only our executing and accomplishing the will of God measure true success in life. Individual believers and churches shall prosper as they take heed to the charge of God through His prophets. Without the prophetic ministry in it’s midst a church will truly never become successful in executing God’s will for it.

Isaiah 44:26 That confirmeth the word of his servant, and performeth the counsel of his messengers; that saith to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be inhabited; and to the cities of Judah, Ye shall be built, and I will raise up the decayed places thereof:

The building up an restoring of people’s lives and the growth of the church

Jer 1:5 Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee(to set apart and devoted to the Lord; therefore the person becomes special or peculiar. He or she is considered sacred and holy to the Lord.) and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.(I gave you as a prophet to the nations)

Before God can call us into “His Ministry” we must be thoroughly delivered, cleansed and a have a good grasp of the voice and the ways of God. We are set apart to be given out.

6 Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child. 7 But the LORD said unto me, Say not, I am a child: for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak.
Hebrew: Do not say to me that you are a lad: for you must go to every one that I send you as my ambassador with an apostolic mission, and you must speak with the same accuracy and intention, that, which I appointed or charged you with.

8 Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith(a prophetic revelation of) the LORD.

Hebrew: Do not be afraid of their faces, because part of my reason for being with you, is to rescue you, says the prophetic revelation of the Lord.
9 Then the LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the LORD said unto me, Behold, I have put (given or bestowed) my words in thy mouth.
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Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3716 Nov 25, 2012
Put forth: An apostolic reaching.

10 See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out(To uproot and expel), and to pull down (to pull, tear, and break down), and to destroy(to exterminate and cause to perish), and to throw down (overthrow), to build(build and establish), Jer 1:17 Thou therefore gird up thy loins and arise,(metaphorically; become spiritually ready, and stand up)) and speak unto them all that I command thee (and speak unto them with the same intensity, accuracy, and intention, all which I spoke to you and charged you with): be not dismayed (do not break down and become demoralized) at their faces, lest I confound thee(cause you to be terrified) before them. 18 For, behold, I have made thee this day a defenced city( a city which has become a fortress), and an iron pillar, and brasen walls(a bronze wall) against the whole land, against the kings of Judah, against the princes(officials) thereof, against the priests thereof, and against the people of the land. 19 And they shall fight(wage war) against thee; but they shall not prevail( not overcome) against thee; for I am with thee, saith the LORD, to deliver thee. Jer 35:15 I have sent also unto you all my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Return ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and go not after other gods to serve them, and ye shall dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto me.

The ministry of repentance, reformation, and establishing.

Ezra 9:11 Which thou hast commanded by thy servants the prophets, saying, The land, unto which ye go to possess it, is an unclean land with the filthiness of the people of the lands, with their abominations, which have filled it from one end to another with their uncleanness. 12Now therefore give not your daughters unto their sons, neither take their daughters unto your sons, nor seek their peace or their wealth for ever: that ye may be strong, and eat the good of the land, and leave it for an inheritance to your children for ever. 2 Chron 36:15 And the LORD God of their fathers sent to them by his messengers, rising up betimes, and sending; because he had compassion on his people, and on his dwelling place: 16 But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy (Until the situation or circumstances become irreversible and un- repairable bringing thus the wrath of God.) 2King 5:3 And she said unto her mistress, Would God my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! for he would recover him of his leprosy.

Healing ministry of the prophets. The Prophet as a Foundation Layer Upon Which the Church is Built.
Ezr 5:1 Then the prophets, Haggai the prophet, and Zechariah the son of Iddo, prophesied unto the Jews that were in Judah and Jerusalem in the name of the God of Israel, even unto them. Ezr 5:2 Then rose up Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and began to build the house of God which is at Jerusalem: and with them were the prophets of God helping them (supporting, sustaining, encouraging, and exhorting).

The building of the house of God must be always done in part through the ministry of the prophets.

Ezra 6:14 And the elders of the Jews builded(they were building), and they prospered(and succeeding) through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. And they builded, and finished it, according to the commandment of the God of Israel, and according to the commandment of Cyrus, and Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia.

Building and successfully completing the house of God can only be done in part through the ministry of the prophets.
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Seri Kembangan, Malaysia

#3717 Nov 26, 2012
In recent years, the Lord has been giving His Church much revelation in the area of the power of His Word and our confession of that Word in our lives. As Christians, the Word of God is our standard, and we are to order our lives by it. Anything that does not agree with His Word we are told to resist and to overcome.

Words are very powerful as the words we speak will influence not only our lives but others as well. Lawyers use words to build their cases, for instance. Positive and uplifting words make us all feel better, while evil and negative words destroy and hurt us.

Proverbs 18:21 says, "Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof."

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