Bible Study Service in Malang, April 09, 2019 (Tuesday Evening)
and grace in the love of our Lord Jesus Christ.
9:1-12 is about the fifth trumpet or the fifth judgment of the Son of
God to the world.
It is signified by the torment of the scorpions
for five months. Men want to die, but they cannot die. They must get
the torment of the scorpions.
The shape of the locusts was like horses prepared for battle. On
their heads were crowns of something like gold, and their faces were
like the faces of men.
9:8 They had hair like women's hair,
and their teeth were like lions' teeth.
9:9 And they had
breastplates like breastplates of iron, and the sound of their wings
was like the sound of chariots with many horses running into battle.
9:10 They had tails like scorpions, and there were stings in
their tails. Their power was to hurt men five months.
they had as king over them the angel of the bottomless pit, whose
name in Hebrew is Abaddon, but in Greek he has the name Apollyon.
9:12 One woe is past. Behold, still two more woes are coming
after these things.
locusts refer to the evil and unclean spirits that come out of the
The shape is like horses prepared for battle.
The horse refers to the power and speed.
Thus, the locusts
refer to the evil and unclean spirits that use the power and speed to
make spiritual war against men generally and the servants of God
Men have the wrong
mind and sight in everything, especially about the service and
ministry to God, so they only prioritize the physical things and
ignore the spiritual ones.
ground of the heart becomes bad when the Word is being sowed. The
Word cannot grow and yield fruit like the cursed fig tree. It means
being heavy-laden and weariness. It continues until one cannot
become the perfect bride of God.
So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift
slow to speak, slow to wrath;
1:20 for the wrath of man does not
produce the righteousness of God.
we must use the power and speed of Holy Spirit to hear the Word.
of whom we have much to say, and hard to explain, since you have
become dull of hearing.
5:12 For though by this time you ought
to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the first
principles of the oracles of God; and you have come to need milk
and not solid
5:13 For everyone who partakes only of milk is unskilled in the
word of righteousness, for he is a babe.
5:14 But solid food
belongs to those who are of full age, that is, those who by reason of
use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.
Spirit anoints us, so we can be swift to hear the solid food, namely
the Word which is sharper than any two-edged sword. This is the
continuation of hearing the Gospel Word.
The consequences of
hearing only the Gospel Word are as follows.
children, one cannot discern the true and the false, so he is easily
driven to and fro or deceived by the false teachings. He also easily
If we are willingly swift to hear the teaching Word
or the solid food, we will be able to be firm in discerning the true
and the false.
cannot be perfect. He cannot become the bride of God, so he is left
when Jesus comes a second time.
power and speed of Holy Spirit help us to hear the teaching Word
seriously with a need like a dog licking the crumbs.
Spirit helps us to understand, believe, and obey the true teaching
proofs of the spiritual maturity are as follows.
Being slow to
It means that we keep silent and do the introspection in our life
So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow
to speak, slow to wrath;
slow to wrath.
We may get angry only to make others return to the
The requirements are as follows.
is a reason.
angry with love to help others.
locusts or the evil and unclean spirits hinder the sowing of the Word
to make it not grow and yield fruit.
fall by the wayside.
"A sower went out to sow his seed. And as he sowed, some fell
and it was trampled down, and the birds of the air devoured it.
8:12 "Those by the wayside are the ones who hear; then the
devil comes and takes away the word out of their hearts, lest they
should believe and be saved.
locusts, the birds, or Satan with the evil and unclean spirits
hinder the sowing of the seed of the Word.
The evil and unclean
spirits rule over the heart and mind. The consequences are as
never understands and does not want to understand the Word. He does
not believe the Word and has no salvation.
feet walk. It means not focusing on hearing one true teaching Word,
so one hears many other teachings and cannot understand the Word.
mind walks. It means not concentrating on hearing the Word.
the true teaching Word with his own thought or logic, so he
criticizes and blames the Word much more until rejecting it.
fall on rock.
"Some fell on rock;
and as soon as it sprang up, it withered away because it lacked
8:13 "But the ones on the rock are those who,
when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root,
who believe for a while and in time of temptation fall away.
evil and unclean spirits hinder the growth of the seed of the Word.
They rule over the heart and mind, so the heart becomes hard
through hearing the Word with the fleshly emotion.
facts found in it are as follows.
one is hard-hearted, the Word will only grow for a moment, but
without root. Consequently, one goes back and walks with Jesus no
more. He leaves the true teaching Word.
happy when hearing the Word which is in line with the flesh like
the physical blessings or not about sins.
and getting angry and disappointed when the teaching Word points
the hidden sins or sanctifies his life.
From that time many of His disciples went back and walked with Him
seeds fall among thorns.
some fell among thorns,
and the thorns sprang up with it and choked it.
the ones that fell among thorns are those who, when they have heard,
go out and are choked with cares, riches, and pleasures of life, and
bring no fruit to maturity.
evil and unclean spirits hinder the growth of the seed of the Word.
They also rule over the heart, so the anxiety, fear, lusts, and
so on come in the heart.
If the Word is not obeyed, there will
be no fruit or there is no renewal of life.
But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come:
For men will be lovers of themselves(1),
lovers of money(2),
disobedient to parents(6),
despisers of good(14),
lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God(18),
3:5 having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from
such people turn away!
seeds fall on good ground.
It means being set free from the locusts or evil and unclean
"But others fell on good
sprang up, and yielded a crop a hundredfold." When He had said
these things He cried, "He who has ears to hear, let him hear!"
8:15 "But the ones that fell on the good ground are those
who, having heard the word with a noble and good heart, keep it and
bear fruit with patience.
means that the heart is ruled over by Holy Spirit, so it becomes
gentle and able to hear the true teaching Word seriously and obey
a result, it yields a crop a hundredfold as follows.
fruit of perseverance.
Then those who gladly received his word were baptized; and that day
about three thousand souls were added to them.
2:42 And they
in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of
bread, and in prayers.
the Tabernacle, it refers to the Holy Place, in which there are
three tools that refer to the perseverance in doing the three main
services to God as follows.
the shepherding pen, our body, soul, and spirit attach to the
Trinity of God like a branch that abides in the True Vine. Sooner
or later, we must bear sweet fruits.
Candlestick or perseverance in doing General
to have the fellowship with Holy Spirit God in the anointing and
of Showbread or perseverance in doing Bible
Study Service with Holy Communion
to get the fellowship with the Son of God in the Word and the
sacrifice of Christ.
Altar of Incense or perseverance in doing Worship
to get the fellowship with Father God in the love.
Then fear came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were
done through the apostles.
2:44 Now all who believed were
together, and had all things in common,
2:45 and sold their
possessions and goods, and divided them among all, as anyone had
or later, the miracle must happen, namely the renewal of life from
the fleshly men to the spiritual ones like Jesus as follows.
we are humble, gentle, and patient, there will be the unity of the
body of Christ [Acts 2:44].
or the ability to confess sins to God and other people.
or the ability to forgive the sins of others.
in waiting for the time of God. Do not take your own way which is
not in line with the Word because such way is a dead-end and
We must also be patient in sufferings to help
with all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with
one another in love,
can help one another and feel more joyful to give than to receive.
with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to
house, they ate their food with gladness and simplicity of
perseverance in doing the three main services to God will be
increased to being in the temple every day.
And there shall be no more curse, but the throne of God and of the
Lamb shall be in it, and His servants shall serve Him.
fruit of perfection or the perfect bride of God.
Now a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun,
with the moon under her feet, and on her head a garland of twelve
12:2 Then being with child, she cried out in labor and
in pain to give birth.
12:3 And another sign appeared in
heaven: behold, a great, fiery red dragon having seven heads and
ten horns, and seven diadems on his heads.
12:4 His tail drew
a third of the stars of heaven and threw them to the earth. And the
dragon stood before the woman who was ready to give birth, to
devour her Child as soon as it was born.
12:6 Then the woman
fled into the wilderness, where she has a place prepared by God,
that they should feed her there one thousand two hundred and sixty
perfect church is like a pregnant woman who will give birth, but
she must face a dragon. We must have the two wings of a great
functions of the two wings of a great eagle are as follows.
us like the apple of God's eyes.
Keep me as the apple of Your eye; Hide me under the shadow of Your
means preserving and protecting us who are small and powerless in
the midst of difficulties in the world. We are preserved
miraculously and abundantly, so we only give thanks to
Spiritually, the merciful hands of God protect us in the
midst of the waves of sins up to the peak and the false teachings,
so we do not sin, but keep on living in righteousness and
holiness. We keep on holding fast to the true teaching Word.
us to pass the storm in the sea of the world.
'You have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore you on
eagles' wings and brought you to Myself.
19:5 'Now therefore,
if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you
shall be a special treasure to Me above all people; for all the
earth is Mine.
19:6 'And you shall be to Me a kingdom of
priests and a holy nation.' These are the words which you shall
speak to the children of Israel."
means that the merciful hands of God are able to finish all
impossible problems. We are brought near God more. The proof is
that we are more obedient, holy, and faithful. We get the rest or
peace in the Lord. All things become easy and light.
are given the two wings of a great eagle to evacuate us to the
wilderness, far away from the presence of the antichrist. We are
preserved by God through the true teaching Word and the Holy
But the woman was given two wings of a great eagle, that she might
fly into the wilderness to her place, where she is nourished for a
time and times and half a time, from the presence of the
continues until the two wings of a great eagle lift us up to the
glorious clouds when Jesus comes a second time. There is power of
renewal of life from the fleshly men to the spiritual ones like
Jesus is. We become strong and of good courage.
We get the
new power from God when we are consuming the Holy Communion. We
submit all sins and failures to Him. He gives all good, beautiful,
and successful things.