Simpang Borobudur no 27 Malang
0341-496949
Peace and grace in the Lord Jesus Christ.

The whole Matthew 27 refers to the seven sprinklings of blood upon the Ark of the Covenant. It means the suffering Jesus experiences to save, sanctify and perfect us.

We are studying the sixth one in Matthew 27:57-61 now, namely Jesus is buried. He is buried to prove that He truly dies.

Matthew 27:61
27:61 And Mary Magdalene was there, and the other Mary, sitting opposite the tomb.

Joseph from Arimathea rolls a large stone against the door of the tomb and departs, but Mary Magdalene and the other Mary sit opposite the tomb, meaning enjoying the death or cross experience together with Jesus.

Do not want to finish the cross experience soon by seeking the way that is not in line with the Word of God. Let us enjoy it together with Jesus through these practices.

  1. Sitting at Jesus’ feet to hear His Word.
    Luke 10:39,42
    10:39 And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus’ feet and heard His word.
    10:42 "But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her."


    Jesus’ Word is the Word of God which is revealed through a verse explaining other verses in Bible. It is the true teaching Word. It is also the voice of shepherd or shepherding Word, namely the true teaching Word God trusts to a pastor to preach continually and repetitively to the congregation as their food.

    If we hear and obey the shepherding Word, the hands of Good Shepherd will lead us to these two places.

    • To enter the sheepfold through the narrow gate, referring to cross experience.
      The sheepfold refers to perseverance in doing three main services to God as follows.

      1. Golden Candlestick, referring to perseverance in doing General Service.
      2. Table of Showbread, referring to perseverance in doing Bible Study Service with Holy Communion.
      3. Golden Altar of Incense, referring to perseverance in doing Prayer Service.

      We are sanctified intensively and continually in the shepherding, so we can live in holiness and the anointing of Holy Spirit. In such condition, we will not spiritually become dry but get the blessings and joy.
      Not being in the shepherding, someday one will become unholy and dry in spirituality for sure.

    • To other sheepfold, so we become one flock with one Shepherd through our sacrifices, referring to the cross experience.
      John 10:16
      10:16 "And other sheep I have which are not of this fold; them also I must bring, and they will hear My voice; and there will be one flock and one shepherd.

      Meaning we enter the revival of the building of Christ’s body or the revival of Holy Spirit at the latter rain, so we can become the one perfect body or God’s Bride with one Head, namely Jesus or Heavenly Bridegroom.

    Thus, sitting opposite the tomb means sitting at Jesus’ feetas follows.

    • Obeying the shepherding Word.
    • Persevering in doing three main services to God in the shepherding system.
    • Being faithful and fervent in spirit doing our ministry in the building of Christ’s body according to our ministry.

    Luke 10:42
    10:42 "But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her."

    The result is as follows.

    • Getting the best part.
      Meaning the hand of Good Shepherd is able to make all things good and beautiful in His time.

    • Getting the eternal part which will not be taken away.
      Meaning the hand of Good Shepherd is able to give us guarantee for beautiful future life assurance up to the eternal one.

    Judas Iscariot has chosen the bad part. He hears the chief priests, so his life gets worst day by day until perishes forever.

  2. Falling at Jesus’ feet to worship Him.
    John 11:31-34
    11:31 Then the Jews who were with her in the house, and comforting her, when they saw that Mary rose up quickly and went out, followed her, saying, "She is going to the tomb to weepthere."
    11:32 Then, when Mary came where Jesus was, and saw Him, she
    fell down at His feet, saying to Him, "Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died."
    11:33 Therefore, when Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her weeping, He groaned in the spirit and was troubled.
    11:34 And He said, "Where have you laid him?" They said to Him, "Lord, come and see."


    Mary experiences the sprinkling of blood, meaning the suffering in flesh or thick clouds because Lazarus has been dead for four days. Now it means as follows.

    • The rottenness in sins.
    • The rottenness in marriage and children.
    • The rottenness in economy and study.
    • The rottenness in ministry.
    • The impossible thing.

    There are two kinds of attitude that may happen when one faces the thick clouds as follows.

    • Weeping, meaning as follows.

      1. Blaming other people and God.
      2. Being disappointed or hopeless.
      3. Seeking way by oneself which is not in line with the Word of God.

      This kind of attitude will not help, even make one perish.

    • Falling at Jesus’ feet to worship Him, meaning as follows.

      1. Confessing that we are only clay which is powerless and we can do nothing.
      2. Confessing that we are unworthy and full of weakness and sin.

      In such condition, we will never insist anything but fully surrender, trust, and entrust our life to God. It means we are lifting up our hand of faith to God. As a result, He will stretch His hand of grace to us.

      Faith which is added by the grace will result in miracle.
      The spiritual miracle happens through the life renewal from carnal man to spiritual one as Jesus is.

      John 11:39-40
      11:39 Jesus said, "Take away the stone." Martha, the sister of him who was dead, said to Him, "Lord, by this time there is a stench, for he has been dead four days."
      11:40 Jesus said to her, "Did I not say to you that if you would believe you would see the glory of God?"


      The rottenness is caused by the hard heart, unbelief, and disobedience. Such heart must be changed to become obedient one that believes in God.

      Proverbs 14:30
      14:30. A sound heart is life to the body, But envy is rottennessto the bones.

      Hard heart means jealousy, revenge, or envy.

      If the spiritual miracle happens, the physical one will also happen. Lazarus, who has been dead for four days, can be made alive. There is nothing impossible.

      Our life steps are in miracles. It continues until we are changed to become as glorious as Jesus is when He comes a second time. We can welcome Him to be with Him forever. It is the best and the most beautiful thing which is eternal.

God blesses you.

Tags

Print Version

Transcript
  • Opening Service of Lempinel Generation XXXIII, February 03, 2011 (Thursday Evening)
    ... He wants to fill us mortar vessel with heavenly matters namely the true teaching Word and Christ's sacrifice. Where can we be filled with the heavenly matters In SHEPHERDING. Golden Candlestick patience in committing General Service we are being filled with the true teaching Word and the anointing of Holy Spirit ...
  • Youth Service in Malang, October 26, 2013 (Saturday Evening)
    ... for sin You had no pleasure. . Then I said 'Behold I have come In the volume of the book it is written of Me To do Your will O God. . Previously saying Sacrifice and offering burnt offerings and offerings for sin You did not desire nor had pleasure ...
  • General Service in Malang, September 21, 2014 (Sunday Morning)
    ... Him. Revelation Write the things which you have seen and the things which are and the things which will take place after this. John the Apostle received the key of the kingdom of Heaven meaning he was used by God to write letters to seven congregations of the Gentiles so ...
  • Prayer Service in Malang, February 14, 2019 (Thursday Evening)
    ... from the Son of God. The servants of God who accept or obey the true teaching word that is hard and sharper than any two edge of sword the repeated shepherding word so they experience the purification from sins until being perfect like Jesus. They appear as eagles flying up ...
  • Prayer Service in Malang, July 14, 2015 (Tuesday Evening)
    ... by David. The key of David in spiritual meaning is the key of Heaven that is held by Jesus. Peter - Therefore brethren be even more diligent to make your call and election sure for if you do these things you will never stumble for so an entrance will be ...
  • General Service in Malang, February 17, 2013 (Sunday Morning)
    ... welcome Jesus second coming. We are renewed until we become the bride of God with the light of sun moon and stars to be exalted in His second coming. GENERAL SERVICE Peace and grace in our Lord Jesus Christ. Matthew - Now while they were going behold some of the ...
  • Prayer Service in Malang, March 11, 2021 (Thursday Evening)
    ... servants of God who are left behind from the evacuation for three and a half years. Who is the target of Satan The church of God who has the things as follows who keep the commandments of God refers to the Table of Showbread. have the testimony of Jesus Christ ...
  • General Service in Malang, March 28, 2021 (Sunday Morning)
    ... of the false church the false bride the harlot or the woman of Babylon. Revelation So he carried me away in the Spirit into the wilderness. And I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast which was full of names of blasphemy having seven heads and ten horns. The marriage ...
  • General Service in Malang, August 07, 2016 (Sunday Morning)
    ... storm in this world as the wilderness. We survive until the old days even until we sit on the throne of Heaven forever. God blesses us. GENERAL SERVICE Peace and grace in the love of our Lord Jesus Christ. Revelation Around the throne were twenty-four thrones and on the thrones ...
  • General Service in Malang, February 24, 2013 (Sunday Morning)
    ... first rain and the last one. The requirements are as follows. Matthew Being obedient to the command of God. When we obey His command we will meet Jesus to receive the great commandment. Matthew Worshipping God believing and fully surrendering to God. Thus we will be trusted in great revival. Matthew ...

Live Streaming

Live Streaming of GPTKK

Recording

Follow our recording service

Transcript

Sermon Summary

Testimonial

Lfe experience with the Word of God

Sermon transcript from church service in Malang and Surabaya, preached by Pastor Widjaja Hendra.

Contact to info@gptkk.org if you have any questions or if you want to subscribe Manna magazine, dan contact to widjaja_h@yahoo.com if you want to have a private consultation with our pastor.