We Are Blessed Beyond Measure

Psalm 27:7-9 (ESV)
7Hear, O LORD, when I cry aloud;
be gracious to me and answer me!
8You have said, “Seekd my face.”
My heart says to you,
“Your face, LORD, do I seek.”e
9Hide not your face from me.
Turn not your servant away in anger,
O you who have been my help.
Cast me not off; forsake me not,
O God of my salvation!

Are we not blessed. Moses was only able to see the back of the LORD and not the LORD’s face but we are able to see Jesus and seek HIS face and like David who danced at the ark, we dance with Jesus.  We are blessed beyond measure as our former Pastor Leroy Cloud brought us into the glory of the LORD and today because of his hard work we have this church. And we dance with Jesus and the out-pouring of the Holy Spirit is upon us we are free to worship Jesus in His throne in Spirit and in Truth. We bless our dear pastor and his spiritual son, our current Pastor who shepherds us in love in Christ Jesus our LORD. After reading all about ‘The Work Of The Pastor’, we really need to bless him and his family for his compassion and love which he learnt from Pastor Leroy Cloud. In the days of my younger years of twenty and thirty I used to just come to ICA, and worship and sit and look at the pastors and enjoy the sermons and the blessings. As I got older, wiser and brighter, I brought my husband with me, and joined in and served. It is our current Pastor who has been there always since I have started to be regular in ICA. In his leadership, we dance with Jesus and seek HIS face, all the time even in our daily devotional quiet time in our prayer closet. Bless the LORD O my soul and forget not our benefits. I am deep in thought in my essays and as a Precept Upon Precept girl for so many years and in starting Global University’s Biblical Theology Courses, I have been able to connect the dots better in deeper appreciation and love of Christ Jesus and a more intimate and surrendered life to Christ Jesus our LORD. 

Psalm 42:1-2
1
As a deer pants for flowing streams,

so pants my soul for you, O God.
2My soul thirsts for God,
for the living God.
When shall I come and appear before God?b

Psalm 46:10 (ESV)
 
10 “Be still, and know that I am God.
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth!”
Psalm 34:4 (ESV) 
4I sought the LORD, and he answered me
and delivered me from all my fears.
Wow, John Hagee’s son is so good.
The Work Of The Pastor
One scholarly source.
Be strong and of good courage.
Kay Arthur gave this to us ages ago.
What a pastor.

 

So in the end this is what a desk looks like for one  scholarly source for an essay and one for our project. 

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Attitude Attitude Attitude

I have started my essays. ‘The Work Of The Pastor’. Would you believe it, I checked our study schedule as I was a bit worried about back to back different studies. It has been advised me to only do one study at a time. Alas, Luke (PUP) starts right in the middle of my Global University course of ‘The Great Commission’. And Luke is only one or two chapters a week. By the time we start Luke, we would have ended ‘The Great Commission’. You just got to look at it from my point of view. OK OK OK, I have to be able to absorb and multi-task. 

Still wondering what the ‘manna’ tasted like. O, so good, ‘The Work Of The Pastor’. Life is not easy. Life is about working hard at studying Scripture. To think we are all gifted differently. Doing different things. At different places. In the last sermon a couple of days ago, he was asked why he does not go out on the mission field. He is where God planted him. We are all planted in places God places us. We do not need to do what everyone is doing. I could like do this forever. 

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No kidding. I have often wondered why it is so hard to get people to study Scripture. It’s like trying to drag an elephant through a door. Impossible. I sound like an old broken record, my husband says. He just wants to read it. I want to know everything there is to know about Scripture. God has my life all laid out before the foundations of the world. All I have got to do is to co-operate with HIM. Now, one does get a bit doubtful but then when you start to study, it just goes on to fifth. And I cruise. Let it cruise. Y’all know the feeling right. This is what they say about me. I start slow but when I start going, there is no stopping me. 

Life is so exceptionally good. For this seer. 

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What is the LORD speaking to me about? 
Taking care of my children. My sons and daughters and the families and encourage them along the race. Encourage them to ‘never give up’ their good fight of faith. To finish good. Not to quench the Spirit. Pray without ceasing. Worship the LORD my God with all of my heart in Spirit and in Truth. Love Jesus and love one another. Be of good cheer for Jesus has overcome the world. Walk through the fire in tough times like Daniel and the youths. Christ is with us. In us. For us and not against us. Speak the Word. Truth. Christ Jesus our LORD. The LORD. Bless the LORD O my soul and forget not about our benefits. Finish strong. Be alert at all times. The LORD is a shield around me. As the oils dripped from Aaron from his head all the way down and so it is this with me. Be holy as I AM is holy. Consecrate thyself. Do not touch any unclean thing. Be reminded at all times that I serve a holy God. HE is high and lifted up. Do not have any idols in the high places. Never stop studying Scripture. It is for edification. Test the spirits with the Word. Drink from the water of life, Christ Jesus our LORD. God is Spirit. 

I am in this really quiet place in Christ. My dizziness has left me after the puke in repentance. 

Keeping A Record Of My Journey As Instructed

Hebrew 12:5b-11 (ESV)
“My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord,
nor be weary when reproved by him.
6For the Lord disciplines the one he loves,
and chastises every son whom he receives.”
 

7It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as sons. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline? 8If you are left without discipline, in which all have participated, then you are illegitimate children and not sons. 9Besides this, we have had earthly fathers who disciplined us and we respected them. Shall we not much more be subject to the Father of spirits and live? 10For they disciplined us for a short time as it seemed best to them, but he disciplines us for our good, that we may share his holiness. 11For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.

 

1 Thessalonians 5:16-22
16Rejoice always, 17pray without ceasing, 18give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 19Do not quench the Spirit. 20Do not despise prophecies, 21but test everything; hold fast what is good. 22Abstain from every form of evil.


I will tell you what happened to me some years back. I was delighted that a movie which was out was on television. It was about a husband who murdered his wife and got caught. Well, when it got to the part when the dead wife started to call out, I stopped watching it. I turned off the television as it was demonic. But I felt very sick to my stomach. Finally, I puked and puked and puked and realized what my eyes and ears were seeing and hearing was not desirable to the LORD and HE was showing me what I had watched was not to HIS liking. When I had told my mentor this, she only asked me if I had repented while I was puking. And repeated it three times. I replied, ‘Of course.’ And she left it at that. 

The other day, I was devastated looking at the trampling picture of the cross, so I went to the cross and took a drop of blood of my LORD and Saviour and tasted it. Also hoping to know what the manna tasted. But alas, I have had the same vertigo for the last few days, since. So much so that I thought that I would not be able to make the third service today. But before I was going to head out to the hospital, I puked. I repented as I was brought to the knowledge in the Spirit that the blood of the Lamb of God is holy and not for my consumption. Without question. As I puked and repented, I felt better and now I feel so much better without my vertigo medication. 

As instructed I am to make a journal of my victories and my failures so that those after me will know God more intimately as well.

Our visiting Pastor Leroy Cloud preached today. Think the most important thing is obedience to God. God does not change for us. HE is absolute. We need to change for HIM. 

Our LORD is doing a new thing in our prophetic third service. Unfortunately I was not a hundred percent so I was unable to organize the prophetic picture drawing for my two grandsons like they used to do as children. Draw what they see and hear. But, good news. John, Jo’s brother is such a worshiper in singing and lifting of his hands, from next week onwards, they can worship as a family in the front row, all of them. It so seems the LORD is bringing whole families together to the altar. You’ve got to go with the flow of the Holy Spirit sometimes. What I want and what God wants may be completely and utterly different. I need to hear HIS voice and move in HIS direction. My husband and my two grandsons are now with us in the prophetic service as well. As one family. 

Last night I shifted towards my husband for comfort in bed but alas, the Holy Spirit was so full in him that I got so dizzy, I had to move away. Those who are sensitive to the Holy Spirit as I am, find it very overwhelming with all the prayers and the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. I fall down every time I get laid hands on. Lydia mentioned once that I was very sensitive to the Holy Spirit. My arms and my shoulders and face and eyes, are filled with the Holy Spirit, I asked the girls to take some off me. You see, when someone touched Jesus, HE asked who touched HIM. Therefore, when we lay hands or pray joining hands the Holy Spirit fills each one. I love Smith Wigglesworth. His books are awesome, don’t you think?  I’m a Smith Wigglesworth. I have not yet posted my visiting pictures from Global University last September. I was so blessed to read his sermons in his own handwriting and come to think of it the notes I have been taking the last couple of days for my essays of ‘The Work Of The Pastor’, I squiggle the same as he did.

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And so, in my frail and repentant condition, I drew finger pictures of whom I saw. Jesus of course and HIS throne room and HIS crown as HE is seated high in HIS throne. 

Anyways, I stood at the altar and sought Jesus’ healing hands and the Holy Spirit moved around me. 

Honestly, I feel like a Paul in this case.

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Did he not too keep a journal of his journey with Jesus!

Do You Love God?

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It has come to this. Just for one scholarly source. 

It is so important to love God, first and foremost. More importantly, one must love God. 

Indeed it sounds so simple but then when did you ask someone if they love God. We are not even yet getting into the first commandment. And the second. Just loving God. This is such an important question as if you do not love God, who gave His life for ours, then, the next question should be. Do you love yourself? As if you do not love God. Do you know how to love yourself? Then we get to husbands, family, friends. 

I have fought so hard to study Scripture since my early twenties. Even to this day. Why? I love God so much. More than anything or anyone. Then my husband is next. Not only is God not a respecter of persons. Neither is man. God chooses whom He wants to love Him. But man. Well, if you love God, then. People are not going to respect you more because you love God. Nor anyone else, only those who love God first. More than anyone or anything. 

Think Steve’s song is so beautiful. I’m blessed beyond I could ever imagine. I forget sometimes and I want more and more and more and more of God. This is. Think seers are more misunderstood than any other gifting. Why? Cos we see Jesus. They always throw in the ‘doubting Thomas’ passage at us. God chose us to see Him. 

I ask my own family this question all the time. Or my Sunday School early to mid-teens. My daughters. My children. This is actually a very important question.

Do you love God?

I’ve loved God since I could think. Think of anything that is. The first thing is that I know God and love Him. Then, it all happened. I could feel His presence. His voice. His tender voice. I am not just today this, all Jesus person. All God person. I was never not an all God-person. Not an all-Jesus person. I admit, I was only a Holy Spirit person in my twenties. 

Think we should make this question a part of our casual conversation. Just a matter-a-fact thing like, are you hungry? Or how are you?  I cannot count the times I have asked my own family this question. And those around me. 

Do you love God?

Think this is also what a Pastor should ask his children. ‘The Work Of The Pastor’ still in my mind. 

Do you love God?

The Pleasure Of Multi-Tasking

We are doing a new thing this season of 2017. We are in the third service and I’ve been asked to do new things and not the same same. Well, we have done things differently last Sunday and this Sunday we will add prophetic drawing. And I stopped at that, as is there more. But then this morning when I awoke, I got more of what can be added into our prophetic worship. We are to use our talents and not bury them under the soil and then dig them up and give them back to Jesus so, here goes. I had seen many with pain and sorrow last weekend in our ‘Breakthrough’ Conference. I just like to sit at the altar. I feel so safe there.

Well, I went to two courses of learning how to talk and minister to those who are suffering. Well, I thought it might be a good idea as our altar is the throne room of Christ our LORD in Revelations that they can come also and write out their pain and sorrow in a letter, a message, a poem or just draw. And lift it up to the LORD. Take it home and continue to use this method to reach out to Jesus at HIS throne of grace. We can incorporate all the gifts of the Spirit at the altar of Christ Jesus our LORD. 

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I was indeed so touched by this picture of the trampling of Christ Jesus our LORD that in my quiet devotion to Jesus, listening to Him and hearing His voice in visions and dreams, I was brought to the cross. 

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there HIS blood flowed thick and slow
it moved not fast but lingered on
the slowness of the blood drew me to it
propitiation
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faith
in exchange
I put my finger up
and right at the drop that lingered
I touched it
slowly it trickled down my finger and hand
I put what was left of the drop of the blood on my tongue
I slowly tried to taste the taste of the blood of Christ Jesus our LORD
there is no taste
but
I was taken from me to see what I looked like
I was pure white
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His life for mine
Jesus paid it all
once and for all
taste and see that the LORD is good
I trample not nor deny my Adonai
but draw nearer and closer to HIM
than all my yesterdays
is it the intimacy of Christ our LORD that I desire with all of my heart
ask HE says and it will be given unto you

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So, you see we are in the third service and it’s a prophetic service and I’ve been asked to do something new. To use my talents. Hence, drawing those also, close to Christ our LORD. Is it not after Christmas, with the cross before us. Then Pentecost.  

I am using my talents to serve Jesus, Christ Jesus our LORD. And in my mind, I still am in deep deep thought in my essays in ‘The Work Of The Pastor’. Love his teaching about returning back to the original text to get deeper understanding of the text. 

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Jesus is the way the truth and the life.

Spirit Come And Bless Our Days

I’m still in thought in my essays. And what it will look like on Sunday at the altar during our prophetic service. Not realized Chinese New Year is but a couple days away. Wonder if our services will have less people as it is the second day of the Chinese New Year. Only realized this when I asked my husband yesterday. Think the Holy Spirit is important so I am posting this biblical teaching about the Holy Spirit. May the Holy Spirit illuminate my mind so I can write within the boundaries. ie The requirements. The LORD is talking about boundaries. At the altar, we are in the presence of the LORD. HE is walking among us like Jesus was with the youths in Daniel in the fiery furnace. Do you think in the presence of the LORD we should act with reverence before HIM. Then I parallel this with the prophetic art and dance and worship with banners. My finger painting. Honestly, it is so important to understand boundaries and work within them. God is a God of order. Otherwise there would not be the narrow gate nor do not walk to the left or right. Nor the judgement of the great white throne. So then, I am thinking whatever we are doing not to take the attention away from the presence of God. Then, concerning my essays, to write within the boundaries of the requirements. Indeed it is so easy for me to write free but boundaries. Multi-tasking in my mind. Think listening to lectures are good for me in this new season. Adding to my walk. 

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In all of this, the gospel as the great commission is our next course. 

Did not know I could fit the pictures like this. Cool. I like that light coloured banner. We really need to integrate prophetic art into our service. Will start this Sunday. A beginning at least. All the gifts of the prophetic need to be used. 

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Our new Global University Course. Called Niran and we are doing our course at the same time.

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I have an old monitor, a twenty-four inch one. My current one is twenty-eight inches. Thinking of putting up the old one side by side my current one so that I can open my Logos Bible on the twenty-four inch. There will be more space, don’t you think! But I do not know how to plug it in so that they work side-by-side. Sorta like this. 

God Is Doing New Things

Great teaching for our course of ‘The Work Of The Pastor’, for our Global University Course. Study the Word. Know God intimately. Character. You may have the best grade but stink. 

We are doing new things and all the prophetic callings from the LORD will be used in our worship. We are doing a new thing. Dancing. Painting. Praying. Worshiping. Etc etc etc.

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Hayyoth – living creatures

The living creatures, living beings, or Hayyoth (Hebrew חַיּוֹת chayot, from חַיּ chai, “live”) are a class of heavenly beings described in Ezekiel’s vision of the heavenly chariot in the  first and tenth chapters of the Book of Ezekiel. They are God’s throne bearers.

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