Prayer Service in Malang, August 16, 2011 (Tuesday Evening)

To coincide with priests upgrading II

Matthew 26:20-25
26:20. When evening had come, He sat down with the twelve.
26:21. Now as they were eating, He said, "Assuredly, I say to you, one of you will betray Me."
26:22. And they were exceedingly sorrowful, and each of them began to say to Him, "Lord, is it I?"
26:23. He answered and said, "He who dipped his hand with Me in the dish will betray Me.
26:24. "The Son of Man indeed goes just as it is written of Him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had not been born."
26:25. Then Judas, who was betraying Him, answered and said, "Rabbi, is it I?" He said to him, "You have said it."

In the Old Testament, eating Passover was eating unleavened bread and roast.
In the New Testament, eating Passover is eating true and pure teaching Word (unleavened bread) and Holy Communion (roast).

True teaching Word and Holy Communion have purification power for sins until hidden sins in heart, those are evil desire and unclean desire that were also hidden in Judas' heart.
Judas kept on hiding sins in his heart until perished forever.

Evil desire is desire about money which results in stinginess (can't give) and greediness (robbing other's right, being a thief). Starting from stealing God's, those are tithes and offerings. And stealing other's too.

Unclean desire is sin of eating-drinking and sin of fornications (sin of marrying-giving in marriage). Sin of fornications includes wrong marriage, fornications, quarell, and divorce.

Evil desire and unclean desire truly stand in heart. These are sins which strongly bind priests' life and servants of God.

Revelation 9:20-21
9:20. But the rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, that they should not worship demons, and idols of gold, silver, brass, stone, and wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk.
9:21. And they did not repent of their murders or their sorceries or their sexual immorality or their thefts.

Revelation 18:2
18:2. And he cried mightily with a loud voice, saying, "Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and has become a dwelling place of demons, a prison for every foul spirit, and a cage for every unclean and hated bird!

Life who keeps evil desire and unclean desire will be led to the building of babel.

This year is the year of separation.
Life who wants to be purified will be more clear, so will life who does not want to be purified.

The true teaching Word and Holy Communion will purify us from all wickedness and uncleanness, that we can live in holiness and not being separated.

Exodus 29:1
29:1. "And this is what you shall do to them to hallow them for ministering to Me as priests: Take one young bull and two rams without blemish,

If we want to be purified and live in holiness, we can be consecrated to become priests and kings, servant of God.

Leviticus 21:12
21:12. 'nor shall he go out of the sanctuary, nor profane the sanctuary of his God; for the consecration of the anointing oil of his God is upon him: I am the LORD.

Priests and kings shall not go out of the sanctuary.
The sanctuary is same as sheepfold. Inside, there are 3 objects that refer to perseverance in 3 main services.
  • The Golden Candlestikc --> perseverance in General Service.
  • Table of Shewbread --> perseverance in Bible Study Service and Holy Communion.
  • The Golden Altar of Incense --> perseverance in Prayer Service.
Result of existing in Holy Place:
  1. Holding and increasing holiness.
    Ephesians 4:11-12
    4:11. 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,

    If we live in holiness, God will equip our life with ministry, that we are used in ministry of the building of the body of Christ.

  2. Experiencing annointing oil of Holy Spirit.
    Usefulness of the annointing oil of Holy Spirit:

    • Holy Spirit gives the gifts of the Holy Spirit = magical ability that is more than anything (diploma, experience, wealth, etc), that we can minister according to the ministry.

      If we minister God's job with the gift of the Holy Spirit, it will have spiritual value. This distinguishes between the ministry of God and working in the world. Ministry in the annointing of the Holy Spirit will be orderly and regular, well-organized.

      1 Timothy 4:14
      4:14. Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you by prophecy with the laying on of the hands of the eldership.

      We receive the gifts ot the Holy Spirit from the laying on of the hands of the eldership.

      Neglecting the gift= being cursed.
      Being faithful and responsible in the gift= having heavenly bliss.

    • Holy Spirit pours out the love of God, that we are strong and of good courage.
      Romans 5:5
      5:5. Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.

      Being strong and of good courage means we are not hopeless or disappointed, we do not leave ministry whatever we face, but keep on being faithful and fervent in spirit until the finish line, until we die or until Jesus comes on second time.

    • Holy Spirit renews, changes our lives, from flesh men to spiritual men like God.
      Titus 3:5
      3:5. not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit,

      This is spiritual miracle, the biggest miracle which can't be imitated by anyone.
      Renewing is started from obedient heart.
      Obedience is the beginning of success and beauty of our lives.

      Disobedience is the beginning of failure and destruction like Judas.

      Holy Spirit is also able to do physical miracle, impossible thing can become possible. Obedience will give way out and help. Disobedience is stalemate.

      Until the last miracle when Jesus comes, we are changed to become as glorious as Him, become God's bride who is ready to greet His second coming.
God blesses us.