General Service in Malang, September 04, 2016 (Sunday Morning)
and grace in the love of our Lord Jesus Christ.
And from the throne proceeded lightnings, thunderings, and voices.
Seven lamps of fire were burning before the throne, which are the
seven Spirits of God.
lamps of fire were burning before the throne = Seven lamps of golden
candlestick = Seven hair braids of Samson = the seven Spirits of God.
They refer to the Holy Spirit with 7 manifestations in the persona of
There shall come forth a Rod from the stem of Jesse, And a Branch
shall grow out of his roots.
11:2 (1)The Spirit of the Lord shall
rest upon Him, (2)The Spirit of wisdom and (3)understanding, (4)The
Spirit of counsel and (5)might, (6)The Spirit of knowledge and (7)of
the fear of the Lord.
11:3 His delight is in the fear of the Lord,
And He shall not judge by the sight of His eyes,Nor decide by the
hearing of His ears;
peak of Holy Spirit ointment is the fear of the Lord.
Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God and keep His
commandments, For this is man's all.
of the practices of the fear of God is holding on to His
commandments, and being obedient to His Words whatever the risk we
age to age, there are examples of living in the fear of God.
the first age that is counted from Adam to Abraham.
Thus Noah did; according to all that God commanded him, so he
And Noah did according to all that the Lord commanded him.
was obedient to God. He made an ark and came in according to His
commands. It means as follows:
obedient to be baptized in the true water baptism.
who formerly were disobedient, when once the Divine longsuffering
waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, in
which a few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water.
There is also an antitype which now saves us--baptism (not the
removal of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good
conscience toward God), through the resurrection of Jesus
example, Jesus was baptized to fulfill God's
But Jesus answered and said to him, "Permit it to be so now, for
thus it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then he
3:16 When He had been baptized, Jesus came up
immediately from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened to
Him, and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and
alighting upon Him.
of the signs of the true baptism is coming up immediately from
water, and then the heavens are opened to us.
Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death, that
just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father,
even so we also should walk in newness of life.
buried with Him in baptism, in which you also were raised with Him
through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the
up from water means to be out from the water burial. One who has
repented life must be buried with Jesus in water and raised with
Him to walk in newness of life or the heavenly life that is living
Now the Spirit expressly says that in latter times some will depart
from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and doctrines of
4:2 speaking lies in hypocrisy, having their own
conscience seared with a hot iron,
should expressly hold on to The True Teaching and refuse other
false teachings / doctrines. Expressly refusing means not giving
any chances to hear any false teachings even only once.
obedient to enter the shepherding pen (The Holy Place).
You shall make a window for the ark, and you shall finish it to a
cubit from above; and set the door of the ark in its side. You
shall make it with lower, second, and third decks.
ark has 3 chambers, namely lower, second, and third decks.
Tabernacle also has 3 rooms that is the court, the holy place, and
the holy of holiest.
We have been saved (the court) but not yet
been perfect (the holy of holiest). Right now, our place is in the
holy place with 3 kinds of equipment. It refers to perseverance in
3 kinds of main service as follows:
the shepherding pen, our body, soul, spirit are in the fellowship
with God the trinity, so Satan the trinity cannot touch us. Thus:
candlestick refers to the perseverance in doing General Service,
the fellowship with Holy Spirit God in the spiritual gifts.
of Showbread refers to the perseverance in doing Bible Study
Service with Holy Communion, the fellowship with the Son of God in
true teaching Word and the sacrifice of Christ.
Altar of Incense refers to the perseverance in doing Worship
Prayer Service, in fellowship with Father God in His love.
results are as follows:
will stand firmly to live in righteousness. We will not be let
fall by Satan the trinity.
will hold fast to the true teaching. We will not be deceived by
righteousness will deliver us from death.
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers
are serenity and peace in the midst of the waves in the world.
Everything becomes easy and light. That is the atmosphere of the
The work of righteousness will be peace, and the effect of
righteousness, quietness and assurance forever.
Then Saul said to Jonathan, "Tell me what you have done." And
Jonathan told him, and said, "I only tasted a little honey with
the end of the rod that was in my hand. So now I must die!".
But the people said to Saul, "Shall Jonathan die, who has
accomplished this great deliverance in Israel? Certainly not! As
the Lord lives, not one hair of his head shall fall to the ground,
for he has worked with God this day." So the people rescued
Jonathan, and he did not die.
false thing, although the falseness is only a little, will cause
messiness. But Jonathan could repent his sin and be saved by the
works of the Urim and the Thummim, namely the sword of God's
Word. Eventhough our lives are like a strand of hair, but God will
plead for us.
from the middle age that is counted from Abraham to the first coming
And when He had removed him, He raised up for them David as king, to
whom also He gave testimony and said, 'I have found David the son
of Jesse, a man after My own heart, who will do all My will.'
was obedient to God's
will, so He raised him up as a king.
Same things happen if we are
obedient to His will, namely we will be raised as priests and
Since you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the
Spirit in sincere love of the brethren, love one another fervently
with a pure heart,
we are obedient to God's will, the results are as follows:
hearts will be purified to be sincere. The purification also
happens to our deed until we can do the right, holy, and good
deeds, and become a blessing for others. The purification also
happens to the words until we produce the right, holy, and good
words. There is no more lie.
are able to love others as we love ourselves, even to love
And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some
evangelists, and some pastors and teachers,
4:12 for the
equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying
of the body of Christ,
purified and loving life will be equipped with the ministry. They
are raised to be priests and kings or the captive of Holy
Ministering as the captive of the spirit means as
ministry that is marked with the cross or the flesh suffering with
Jesus. A ministry that sacrifices time, strength, etc. The only
thing that cannot be sacrificed is the true teaching Word.
And see, now I go bound in the spirit to Jerusalem, not knowing the
things that will happen to me there,
20:23 except that the Holy
Spirit testifies in every city, saying that chains and tribulations
that every sacrifice for building the body of Christ will not go in
vain. God as Jehova Jireh is capable to create things that do not
be faithful and responsible in ministry to the end line.
But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to
myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry
which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of
the grace of God.
"Men and brethren, this Scripture had to be fulfilled, which the
Holy Spirit spoke before by the mouth of David concerning Judas,
who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus;
1:17 for he was
numbered with us and obtained a part in this ministry."
"For it is written in the Book of Psalms:'Let his dwelling
place be desolate, and let no one live in it'; and,'Let another
take his office.'
counts the priests and kings. Even a strand of hair is
Judas Iscariot stopped his ministry on the
waybecause he had too much calculation for God. In the end, he was
not counted and his name was erased from the book of life.
is more blessed to give than to receive.
I 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.'
refers to the righteous acts or the fine linen, clean and bright,
namely the bride's clothes, until we can present all of our lives
to God. We will be moved to the atmosphere of Heavenly throne. We
will be happy and God will take care of us miraculously.
Lord Jesus Christ Himself from the last age that is counted from His
first coming to the second one.
And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and
became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the
was obedient and faithful until he died upon the cross. It means
that we also must be obedient and faithful until the flesh does not
speak anymore. It is the same as stretching our hands to God, to
surrender fully to and worship Him. So, He will also stretch His
hands to us, and we will live in His merciful hands.
"I know your works. See, I have set before you an open door, and
no one can shut it; for you have a little strength, have kept My
word, and have not denied My name.
3:9 Indeed I will make those
of the synagogue of Satan, who say they are Jews and are not, but
lie--indeed I will make them come and worship before your feet, and
to know that I have loved you.
3:10 Because you have kept My
command to persevere, I also will keep you from the hour of trial
which shall come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on
church of Philadelphia was little in facing the great trial. It
describes our condition like a strand of hair in the midst of waves
in the world.
Therefore I urge you to take nourishment, for this is for your
survival, since not a hair will fall from the head of any of
we are willing to stretch our hands to God, His merciful hands are
capable to open any doors for us. There is a way-out of every
problem even the impossible one. The sea is made calm. All things
will be solved in His time, and there is a bright and beautiful
future ahead. A strand of hair is small, but it is enough if it can
be in the merciful hands of God. The merciful hands of God are
capable to protect us from the antichrist who has power in earth for
3,5 years. In continues until His merciful hands open the door of
Heaven for us. We are purified and changed continuously to be as
perfect as Him, and sit in the Heavenly throne with Him forever.