called n chosen

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4063 Dec 12, 2012
Prophetic Preparation Stage 1: Everything goes wrong
[We are] troubled on every side, yet not distressed;
You are starting to enter into the prophetic preparation phase for the office of prophet.

And the first sign of this is when everything in your life starts to go wrong.

You know what it is like when you get up in the morning and it is one of those days when you wish you had stayed in bed.

Everything you touch turns sour.

Your family members all seem to be against you.

Your spouse starts to fight with you.

And when you arrive at work the boss and your fellow workers seem to pick up on it.

You go to church hoping for some relief and the Pastor and other church members seem to have caught the vision too, and feel they have been called to put you in your place.

But the Scripture tells you that you do not need to be distressed. When all this starts to happen you don’t have to throw your hands up in despair and give up. You realize that the Lord is in a most wonderful way, starting to make you into a vessel that is fit for His use.

Prophetic Preparation Stage 2: The Prophet's emotions are challenged.

[we are] perplexed, but not in despair

Once your emotions have been put out of action, the next thing that God has to deal with is your ability to figure your way out of things.

One of the things that often stands in the way of the prophet clearly hearing the voice of God is the voice of his own mind. Your mind has a habit of subjecting everything you receive from the spirit to its own close scrutiny and analysis.

You try to reason out what God is saying and why He is saying it, and try to make sense of the Word He has given you. But this tendency, especially in those who are prone to the analytical temperamental traits, can become a great hindrance to the pure flow of prophetic revelation.

But once again, you do not have to end up in despair. All that is happening is that the Lord is trying to get your attention. He is trying to tell you that you cannot rely on your natural mental capabilities. He wants you to realize that your ability to be a prophet has nothing to do with your keen mind.

Prophetic Preparation Stage 3: Prophets in Training are Persecuted

Persecuted, but not forsaken

As if all of that is not bad enough, the next thing you find appearing in your life is opposition from people who you thought would support you. Of course you expected opposition from the world. You probably even expected it from those who are not walking closely with the Lord. But that is not where this stage of prophetic preparation comes from. It comes from those who are the closest to you, and from whom you expected the greatest support and understanding.
called n chosen

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4064 Dec 12, 2012
And do you know what happens when people start to persecute you?

They force you to do what they think is right, and they prevent you from doing what you want to do. In other words, your free will is put out of action.

The first two things we spoke of put your emotions and your mind out of action. Now this one puts your will out of action.

That means that emotions, mind and will are all put on hold. These are the three functions of the soul, and when they are all blocked, your soul life is put out of action and brought to a condition of death. Welcome to prophetic preparation!

Prophetic Preparation Stage 4: Need for Recognition brought to Death

cast down, but not destroyed

Well you might think that all we have looked at so far is about as much as any person can take, but I have some bad news for you.

Prophetic Preparation is not over. Because you see, the self-life that is in you is still alive and well. And although you might be forced to walk humbly before the Lord, there still remains that deep inner need for recognition. It is the one thing that drives us all to achieve in this life.

We push ourselves beyond our limits at times, so that we can somehow succeed and receive the rewards of our success – recognition from man.

Is this pride? Not necessarily. It is just the way we are. It is the deep cry for recognition from others.

And the acclaim that comes with being praised for your efforts makes it worth all the time and labor you spent getting there.

Without this motivation few would ever succeed in anything in life. But for the prophet, this motivation must bow to the call of God and the faithful proclamation of the Word.

Whichever form it takes, be sure that this phase of prophetic preparation will happen to you. Why? So that your ministry can never depend on or be influenced by your need for recognition.

The Lord does not want to take away this thing from you. In fact He delights in giving you all the recognition you deserve. But like all other things, it must first be brought to the cross.
called n chosen

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4065 Dec 12, 2012
Ready to be a Prophet Now?

Prophetic Preparation Continues

Am I ready to be a prophet now? Well almost, but not quite. You see although the soulish life is the greatest hindrance to hearing clearly from the Spirit of God that dwells in your spirit, it is not simply the soul that is the problem. It is the tendency of the soul to submit to the body instead of the spirit. This is what the Bible calls ‘walking in the flesh.’

When the natural bodily desires of nourishment, reproduction and self-preservation come to dominate our lives, they give rise to covetousness, lust and bitterness.

So the body must also be brought into subjection. It is likely that you will be led into a situation that could cause your body to come under attack.

And you will find yourself facing situations where you cannot eat the food that you desire. Where you cannot fulfill the passions even in marriage, and where you are unable to defend yourself.

You end up like the Scriptures describe Jesus, a sheep dumb before its shearers, a lamb being led to the slaughter. Prophetic Preparation will bring your body to complete submission to the spirit.

The Prophetic Preparation Walk: Death to the Flesh
When Jesus was crucified on the cross of Calvary He faced terrific physical pain, but He also faced much more than that.

He faced rejection by His own people. He faced the torture and humiliation of the Roman soldiers. He was deserted by those who loved Him.

And then He was publicly humiliated as they stripped Him nearly naked and took away even the very clothes that He wore.

But the height of His suffering was as He hung there on the cross and turned towards the only One who really cared for Him and on whom He could rely – His heavenly Father. And that was when He faced the most painful part of His death.

Because even the Father turned His back and looked the other way.
called n chosen

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4066 Dec 12, 2012
Learning to Die in Prophetic Preparation

But our Savior showed us how to die. He cried out with a loud voice. "It is finished." And then He handed himself over to the Father and gave up His spirit.

People didn’t usually die this way on the cross. They would hang and suffer there until they became exhausted from struggling to stay alive. They would continually push themselves up on the cross by their feet so that they could still breathe.

Only when exhaustion set in and they had no more energy left would they stop doing this, and then they would suffocate to death. That is why the Romans decided to break the legs of the prisoners when Jesus was crucified, so that they would die more quickly. In Prophetic Preparation you will learn how to "Die Already."

Now I want to show you what the Lord taught me from death by crucifixion. Paul said in Galatians 2:20
"I have been crucified with Christ."

He was speaking about us becoming identified with Jesus in His death. And although our old nature was nailed to the cross with Jesus, and we by faith now reach out and take that death and apply it to ourselves, it takes an experimental application of the cross to our lives to cause sin to be dealt with in the flesh.

Prophetic Preparation Means Identifying with the Death of Christ

No one can experience the death of the cross alone. You cannot commit suicide by crucifixion in prophetic preparation. You can only hold up your hands and invite someone to nail you to the cross. And if you wish to go through the preparation and the death that it entails, then you have to commit yourself to the Lord and invite Him to prepare you.

And when you do this, you can expect to feel some nails being driven in. You can expect to have someone spit in your face, and push a crown of thorns on your head. And you can expect those who are closest to you to desert you.
called n chosen

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4067 Dec 12, 2012
Prophetic Preparation Death: Letting Go

But the final death can only come when you make a choice to let go.

While you push up on the cross and struggle to stay alive, the pain will only continue.

But when you can with the Lord Jesus declare, "It is finished," and yield up your spirit in death, then it will end.

And there will come a season in the grave followed by the victorious resurrection of your ministry in the fullness of power. If you don’t allow this to happen, then you become a candidate for leg breaking in your prophetic preparation.

And the Lord has to take drastic measures to bring you fully to the end of yourself.
called n chosen

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4068 Dec 12, 2012
Is your Prophetic Office Calling Real?

You are reading this study as one who has been called by God to the Office of Prophet.

And if this was a true calling, you know and acknowledge that what I have said is true.

And you have been going through the mill in your prophetic preparation.

The pressure has been on, probably for a long period of time already.

The chances are you are totally confused by all of this and do not understand what has been happening. It is called Prophetic Preparation.

And I want to assure you now that it is not necessary for the pain to continue. You can end it all very quickly by recognizing what God is telling you and coming to the end.

You must stop struggling and yield to what has been happening. When you are falsely accused you must not try to defend yourself and seek justification or vindication.

But you must submit yourself humbly and die. And when you do this, all the turmoil will cease. The noise will disappear. And there will come a calm such as you have never known in a long time. And there will come a deep stirring inside you that you will not be able to understand. Now is the time to let go of all effort and ministry. In fact you would probably do better to avoid any kind of spiritual activity at all. Just get involved in something secular. And leave the Lord to do His work in secret, because the body is now placed in the tomb.
Jesus spent three full days in the tomb, and during that period He accomplished our redemption from the powers of darkness. They thought they had defeated Him, but on the third day He arose triumphant, with power and authority, having the keys of death and Hades. He was given the Name above every other name. And He took His place in heaven, sending forth the power of the Holy Spirit upon the church and interceding at the right hand of the Father.

Prophetic Preparation Time in the Grave

So once you have gone through death, there will come a waiting period, where you will remain in the grave. And nothing will seem to be happening. Do not let it concern you, because things are happening that you cannot see. Just wait for the resurrection, for it will surely come. And when it comes, there will come a new power and a new authority. And suddenly your ministry will spring forth in power and authority. And you will rise up to take your place as a fully-fledged Prophet of God.

Of course that is not the end. There will be further times of training and further deaths to go through. Each new stage in your development will follow a very similar trend. But each one will also bring a greater depth of understanding and involvement in the Body of Christ.
called n chosen

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4069 Dec 12, 2012
Prophetic Preparation is Real!

You might ask me, "How do you know prophetic preparation is real? How can you be sure that this is the way God works in preparing His prophets?" Well I have shown you from the Scriptures, but you can rest assured that this servant of God has been there many times. And I have worked with and helped to train many of God’s prophets. And I have seen the process repeated in each one that has gone on for God and moved into a place of authority in the Kingdom of God.

If you desire to move into that office my brother or sister, then there is no easy way around.

Just as Jesus had to go the way of the cross, so you and I will have to walk that way with Him if we aspire to the office of one who would speak forth the Words of Almighty God into the earth.
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4070 Dec 12, 2012
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prophecy is the best gift

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4071 Dec 12, 2012
APOSTLE Paul, when you read what he has to say, seems to love the gift of prophecy.

Apostle Paul says that prophecy is the best gift, he says that we should desire the best gifts, he says we should desire to prophesy, he says that we should cover the gift of prophecy and many other things. Paul seemed to be excited about the gift of prophecy.

When you have a lot of experience in the prophetic and you have given thousands upon thousands of prophetic words and your faith to give prophetic words has grown and you know the anointing of God and God's voice when you feel and hear it, than life can be grand.

Prophetic words direct people, inspire people, life people up, encourage people with their walk and struggles and give them insight into their future.

With prophetic words you can name a persons spiritual gift and in the office of prophet you can impart mantles on people and anointing and release people into ministry.

The prophetic is just fantastic guys and the good news is that everyone can prophesy of they want the gift.

Everyone who desires to prophesy can get the ability to move in the gifts of prophecy, word of knowledge and word of wisdom.

People who want to move in the prophetic are welcomes by the Holy Spirit and given the opportunity. You too can prophesy if you want. Why don't you?
prophecy is the best gift

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4072 Dec 12, 2012
Moses had a desire and wished that all of God's people would have the Spirit of God upon them as prophets in described in Numbers 11:29 His hope and desire was, to an extent, fulfilled at the day of Pentecost. Acts 1:5, 2:4

That is not to say that every Born Again, believer is a prophet, rather that each Born Again believer has the potential of a Prophet. Each Born Again believer enters a royal priesthood as the New Testament scriptures indicate
HOLY SPIRIT

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4073 Dec 12, 2012
The Holy Spirit makes the Difference

If you allow the Bible to interpret this subject within and by itself, clarification of this mistaken identity and action are clearly made .

It becomes rather obvious by internal evidence in the New Testament that the ministry of a prophet still exists in the church age and extends past the original twelve apostles, and beyond the completion of the written New Testament, as a part of the New Covenant Church that still exists in the same capacity without change today.

Yes, there are New Testament Prophets BUT, The Holy Spirit makes a difference from the Old Testament Prophet.

This difference is totally dependant upon the changing ministry and person of the Holy Spirit.

We can understand that there was a limited function of the Holy Spirit that existed in the Old Testament times and a new expanded ministry of the Holy Spirit after the resurrection and ascension Of Jesus Christ in the New Covenant times.

In the Old Testament it is described that the Spirit of the Lord rested upon or came upon the prophet and inspired him with a message, or through him, demonstrated a supernatural act which confirmed his message and ministry.

The prophet at times were required to be very demonstrative himself in the process. Isaiah 20:2 walked naked, 1Ki 13:33-35 soaked the alter with water.
stop violent games

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4074 Dec 12, 2012
Violent video games drive aggressive behaviour

Playing violent games makes you aggressive: Study

Playing a violent video game for just an hour over a three-day period is enough to increase aggressive behavior.

Lead author professor Brad Bushman, of Ohio State University, US, compares the effect to smoking: "It's important to know the long-term causal effects of violent video games, because so many young people regularly play these games."

"Playing video games could be compared to smoking cigarettes. A single cigarette won't cause lung cancer, but smoking over weeks or months or years greatly increases the risk," he said.

The negative effects of playing violent video games can accumulate over time, according to a new study.

Researchers found that people who played a violent video game for three consecutive days showed increases in aggressive behavior and hostile expectations each day they played.

Meanwhile, those who played nonviolent games showed no meaningful changes in aggression or hostile expectations over that period.

Although other experimental studies have shown that a single session of playing a violent video game increased short-term aggression, this is the first to show longer-term effects, said Brad Bushman, co-author of the study and professor of communication and psychology at Ohio State University.

"It's important to know the long-term causal effects of violent video games, because so many young people regularly play these games," Bushman said. "Playing video games could be compared to smoking cigarettes. A single cigarette won't cause lung cancer, but smoking over weeks or months or years greatly increases the risk. In the same way, repeated exposure to violent video games may have a cumulative effect on aggression," he noted.

Bushman conducted the study with Youssef Hasan and Laurent Begue of the University Pierre Mendes-France, in Grenoble, France, and Michael Scharkow of the University of Hohenheim in Germany.

The study involved 70 French university students who were told they would be participating in a three-day study of the effects of brightness of video games on visual perception.

They were then assigned to play a violent or nonviolent video game for 20 minutes on each of three consecutive days. After playing the game each day, participants took part in an exercise that measured their hostile expectations.

The results showed that, after each day, those who played the violent games had an increase in their hostile expectations. "People who have a steady diet of playing these violent games may come to see the world as a hostile and violent place. These results suggest there could be a cumulative effect," Bushman said.

This may help explain why players of the violent games also grew more aggressive day by day, agreeing to give their opponents longer and louder noise blasts through the headphones.

"Hostile expectations are probably not the only reason that players of violent games are more aggressive, but our study suggests it is certainly one important factor," Bushman said.

"After playing a violent video game, we found that people expect others to behave aggressively. That expectation may make them more defensive and more likely to respond with aggression themselves, as we saw in this study and in other studies we have conducted," he said.

Students who played the nonviolent games showed no changes in either their hostile expectations or their aggression, Bushman noted.

Their results are published online in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and will appear in a future print edition.

Washington, December 11 // London, Dec 12
anymore

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4075 Dec 12, 2012
Have you got people in your life that are going nowhere?

Have you got lazy people in your life? Better to get busy

and cut them out of your life. Better to have no friends at

all then have friends that lead you into sin.
anymore

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4076 Dec 12, 2012
Better to get busy and cut them out of your life.

Better to have no friends at all then have friends that lead you into sin.
yea

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4077 Dec 12, 2012
....Better to have no friends at all then have friends that lead you into sin...!!
moral being

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4078 Dec 12, 2012
Definition of MORALITY

1
a : a moral discourse, statement, or lesson
b : a literary or other imaginative work teaching a moral lesson
2
a : a doctrine or system of moral conduct
b plural : particular moral principles or rules of conduct
3
: conformity to ideals of right human conduct
4
: moral conduct : virtue
See morality defined for English-language learners »
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Examples of MORALITY

The group is calling for a return to traditional morality.
two groups with clashing moralities
The decision may be legally justified, but I question its morality.

First Known Use of MORALITY

14th century

Related to MORALITY

Synonyms: character, decency, goodness, honesty, integrity, probity, rectitude, righteousness, rightness, uprightness, virtue, virtuousness

Antonyms: badness, evil, evildoing, immorality, iniquity, sin, villainy, wickedness
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moral being

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4079 Dec 12, 2012
The brain areas that are consistently involved when humans reason about moral issues have been investigated by a quantitative large-scale meta-analysis of the brain activity changes reported in the moral neuroscience literature.

In fact, the neural network underlying moral decisions overlapped with the network pertaining to representing others' intentions (i.e., theory of mind) and the network pertaining to representing others'(vicariously experienced) emotional states (i.e., empathy).

This supports the notion that moral reasoning is related to both seeing things from other persons’ points of view and to grasping others’ feelings.

These results provide evidence that the neural network underlying moral decisions is probably domain-global (i.e., there might be no such things as a "moral module" in the human brain) and might be dissociable into cognitive and affective sub-systems.
hanukkah blessings

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4080 Dec 13, 2012
Bless Israel & You'll Be Blessed This Hanukkah

"Then came the Festival of Dedication at Jerusalem. It was winter, and Jesus was in the temple courts walking in Solomon's Colonnade. The Jews who were there gathered around him, saying, "How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Messiah, tell us plainly" (John 10: 22-24).

The story of Hanukkah and the rededication of the Temple is one of intense passion. It is a story that began in war and ended in a miracle. That energy was still evident on the day Jesus visited the temple during the time this victory was remembered. They pleaded to have him break the suspense. And he did...

Jesus answered, "I did tell you, but you do not believe. The works I do in My Father's name testify about Me, but you do not believe because you are not My sheep. My sheep listen to My voice; I know them, and they follow Me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of My hand. My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of My Father's hand. I and the Father are one" (John 25-30).

Hanukkah is a great story about the Jewish people who did not want their culture taken over and forced out. They fought and they won. It was a celebration for the generations!

This can be seen as Jesus visited the Temple during the special season and today we continue the tradition by the lighting of a special Chanukah menorah with eight branches (plus a servant candle), adding one new candle each night.

God has sustained Israel and His children for generations in spite of opposition—and He has sustained their traditions too—like the tradition of Hanukkah! You can help bless "the Apple of God's eye" and join thousands who have been a blessing to Israel and released a blessing in their own life!

What a great time to bless your family by giving a gift of praise and a gift that will shine with light of salvation at Hanukkah! I almost cannot think of a more appropriate time to join your fellow Christian Believers all over the US in helping unite us to Israel.
jude

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4081 Dec 13, 2012
1Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called:

2Mercy unto you, and peace, and love, be multiplied.

3Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.

4For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.

5I will therefore put you in remembrance, though ye once knew this, how that the Lord, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed them that believed not.

6And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.

7Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.

8Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities.

9Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee.

10But these speak evil of those things which they know not: but what they know naturally, as brute beasts, in those things they corrupt themselves.

11Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.

12These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;

13Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.

14And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints,

15To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.

16These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaketh great swelling words, having men's persons in admiration because of advantage.

17But, beloved, remember ye the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ;

18How that they told you there should be mockers in the last time, who should walk after their own ungodly lusts.

19These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit.
20But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost,

21Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

22And of some have compassion, making a difference:

23And others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.

24Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,

25To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.
3 John

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

#4082 Dec 13, 2012
2
Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.

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