General Service in Malang, May 14, 2017 (Sunday Morning)
and peace in the love of our Lord Jesus Christ.
one of the elders said to me, "Do not weep. Behold, the Lion of the
tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has prevailed to open the scroll
and to loose its seven seals."
I looked, and behold, in the midst of the throne and of the four
living creatures, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as
though it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which
are the seven Spirits of God sent out into all the earth.
He came and took the scroll out of the right hand of Him who sat on
when He had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the
twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each having a harp, and
golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.
they sang a new song, saying: "You are worthy to take the scroll,
And to open its seals; For You were slain, And have redeemed us to
God by Your blood Out of every tribe and tongue and people and
have made us kings and priests to our God;
we shall reign on the earth."
the apostle wept much in Patmos island not because of physical thing,
but because there was none who was worthy to open the scroll and to
loose its seven seals. If there is no revelation of the Word, there
will be no opening of the door in the world, up to the one in the
Heaven. Therefore, these days let us cry more for the revelation of
the Word, so there will be opening of the door in the world, tears
will be wiped, until the door of Heaven will be opened.
is worthy to open the sealed scroll?
as the Lion of the tribe of Judah or the Root of David who has
as the Lamb of God who has been slain or Jesus who has died on the
cross to redeem the sins of men and set us free from sins up to the
2. Jesus as the Lamb of God who has been slain.
revelation of the Word of God encourages us to experience redemption
or freedom from three things as follows.
and tribes. It means that the blood of Jesus redeems us from the
color of the skin, so there is no more difference in it from all
nations and tribes who have been redeemed by the blood of Jesus. All
of us have one blood, namely the blood of Jesus.
tribes also refer to places in the earth. It means that the blood of
Jesus redeems us from the world with all its influences. Thus, we
can be faithful in ministering God.
or families. It means that the blood of Jesus redeems us from the
flesh with all its desire, so we can be obedient.
or languages. It means that the blood of Jesus redeems us from sins,
so we can live in righteousness and holiness.
have made us kings and priests to our God;
we shall reign on the earth."
who has been redeemed by the blood of Jesus or one who lives in
righteousness, holiness, faithfulness and obedience, will be
appointed by God as the priest and king. We become the servants of
God who serve Him according to the ministry entrusted by Him with
faithfulness until the end line, namely until we die or Jesus comes a
first task of the priest and king is giving testimony (it has been
explained in Bible Study Service in Malang, May 11, 2017).
also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy
priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God
through Jesus Christ.
second task of the priest and king is being used in the building of
the spiritual house or the perfect body of Christ or the revival of
Holy Spirit in the last rain. It is started from within marriage,
shepherding, inter-shepherding, until the Israelites and the Gentiles
become one perfect body of Christ.
must we serve in the building of the perfect body of Christ? If we do
not want to enter it, we will be used in the building of Babylon or
perfection in evil and uncleaness, and will be destroyed forever.
when they drew near Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount
of Olives, He sent two of His disciples;
He said to them, "Go into the village opposite you; and as soon as
you have entered it you will find a colt tied, on which no one has
sat. Loose it and bring it.
And Jesus went into Jerusalem and into the temple. So when He had
looked around at all things, as the hour was already late, He went
out to Bethany with the twelve.
revival of building the perfect body of Christ is illustrated as the
last journey of Jesus to Jerusalem.
target is a tied colt. The donkey refers to the Gentiles. The colt
refers to young people or the ones who just accept the Bride Tidings
or the ones who are always renewed by the Bride Tidings.
steps of the colt that is used by God are as follows.
step of sanctification.
his donkey to the vine,
his donkey's colt to the choice vine,
washed his garments in wine,
his clothes in the blood of grapes.
requirement is the donkey must be bound to the true vine. It means
that the Gentiles mus be shepherded to Jesus or the true teaching
Word. The shepherding pen in the Tabernacle refers to the Holy
Place. There are three types of equipment inside it that refer to
the perseverance in three main services as follows.
the perseverance in three main services, our body, spirit, and soul
cling to God the Trinity, so we do not become the wild donkey or the
onager. We are sanctified continuously by the sword of the Word,
starting from our heart and mind or the centre of our life.
Candlestick refers to perseverance in General Service and
Fellowship. We have fellowship with Holy Spirit God in His gifts.
The sheep drink.
of Showbread refers to perseverance in Bible Study Service with
Holy Communion. We have fellowship with the Son of God in the true
teaching Word and the sacrifice of Christ. The sheep eat.
Altar of Incense refers to perseverance in Prayer Service. We have
fellowship with Father God in His love. The sheep breathe.
from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts,
adulteries, fornications, murders,
covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lewdness, an evil eye, blasphemy,
these evil things come from within and defile a man."
heart is sanctified from the things as follows.
unclean desire or adulteries, namely the sin concerning marrying
and being given in marriage.
evil desire, namely bitterness, envy, revenge, and hatred without
any reasons. Evil desire is also the lust of money that causes one
to become stingy and greedy.
take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, among which the Holy
Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which
He purchased with His own blood.
shepherding is the result of redemption by the blood of Jesus.
Therefore, the pastor and the sheep must be serious. The guilt of
bloodshed cannot be paid with anything else.
have coveted no one's silver or gold or apparel.
you yourselves know that these hands have provided for my
necessities, and for those who were with me.
have shown you in every way, by laboring like this, that you must
support the weak. And remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He
said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
our heart is sanctified from evil and unclean desire, we will be
more blessed to give than to receive. It is the revival of faith.
There is no more worry. It is until we can give our whole life to
a day in Your courts is
better than a thousand. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house
of my God Than dwell in the tents of wickedness.
also can be more joyful to serve God than doing the other activities
in the world.
step of submission.
when they drew near Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the
Mount of Olives, He sent two of His disciples;
11:7 Then they
brought the colt to Jesus and threw their clothes on it, and He sat
two disciples throw their clothes on the donkey, to be sat by Jesus
The two disciples refer to the Word and Holy
Thus, full submission of life must be encouraged by the
Word of God and Holy Spirit, not by the flesh desire, emotion, or
flesh ambition. If we are encouraged by the Word and Holy Spirit,
the submission of life will be eternal.
your way to the Lord,
also in Him,
He shall bring it
shall bring forth your righteousness as the light,
your justice as the noonday.
in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him;
not fret because of him who prospers in his way,
of the man who brings wicked schemes to pass.
submission of life means as follows.
is started with being silent, meaning as follows.
do introspection in ourselves through the sharpness of the sword
of the Word in the anointing of Holy Spirit. If we find sin, we
must confess it to God and the others. If there is no sin, we must
be silent and not defend ourselves.
judging the others and not agreeing sins. We must pray for the
sinful ones and persuade them to come to God. It is until we can
pray for the others who harm or hostile us.
donkey must be willing to be ridden by Jesus, meaning we serve Him
according to the burden He puts in our heart.
when they arrived in Salamis, they preached the word of God in the
synagogues of the Jews. They also had John as their
ridden is a cross or sprinkling of blood. We are willing to suffer
and sacrifice everything to be used by God.
Being ridden is
heavy. However, being ridden by Jesus means that we become the
throne of God in the world. He never fools us.
step of worship.
those who went before and those who followed cried out, saying:
He who comes in the name of the Lord!'
I heard, as it were, the voice of a great multitude, as the sound of
many waters and as the sound of mighty thunderings, saying,
"Alleluia! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigns!
us be glad and rejoice and give Him glory, for the marriage of the
Lamb has come, and His wife has made herself ready.
worship with "Alleluia" is directed to Jesus as the King of
kings and the Heavenly Bridegroom who will come for the second time
to pick us up.
When we worship "Alleluia", there will be
miracle of life renewal from the fleshly man to the spiritual one as
this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the
the daughter of Zion,
your King is coming to you,
and sitting on a donkey,
colt, the foal of a donkey.'"
character of the king is being gentle, meaning as follows.
gentle is in pairs with being humble. It means as follows.
ability to receive the Word of God no matter how hard it is, until
we can practice it in our life. Thus, we will also have a gentle
tongue, namely good and right words. We do not say the words that
hurt the others.
ability to forgive the sin of the others and forget it.
are also renewed to become patient, namely being patient in waiting
for God's time.
ability to confess our sins. An arrogant person will not want to
confess his sins, even he will blame the others.
ability to accept the reality.
to Me, all you
who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in
heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
My yoke is
easy and My burden is light."
we become gentle, humble, and patient, our heart will be in peace.
The results are as follows.
becomes easy and light. We can love our life, our marriage, and our
is God's power to solve all impossible problems.
He arose and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, "Peace, be
still!" And the wind ceased and there was a great calm.
careful, the biggest wave is worry. A big wave will be calmed if we
have faith. But if we are doubtful to God and the true teaching
Word, we will be drowned although there is no wave.
is to face Jesus' second coming on the glorious clouds.
there will be signs in the sun, in the moon, and in the stars; and
on the earth distress of nations, with perplexity, the sea and the
hearts failing them from fear and the expectation of those things
which are coming on the earth, for the powers of the heavens will
Jesus' second coming, fear, worry, and stress will become the
major killer physically and spiritually. The greatest fear is
separation, up to the separation of two person on the bed
(separation in the marriage).
If our heart is peaceful, we will
be renewed as perfect as Jesus on His second coming. We will be
worthy to welcome Him on the glorious clouds.