Prayer Service in Malang, February 25, 2014 (Tuesday Evening)
Coincide with Fasting Prayer Service Session III)
and grace in the love of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1:9-20 is the vision of John at Patmos Island.
John, both your
brother and companion in the tribulation and kingdom and patience of
Jesus Christ, was on the island that is called Patmos for the word of
God and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
experiences suffering in flesh at Patmos Island not because of sin
but the Word of God (the Table of Showbread) and the testimony of
Jesus Christ (the Golden Candlestick) that encourage to the true
fellowship with God and fellows.
our life and ministry are signified by the flesh suffering, we will
enter the true fellowship with God and fellows. The true fellowship
is based on true teaching Word as the branch that abides in the true
are there important things in the true fellowship
are three kinds of perseverance in waiting Jesus' second coming
which are perseverance in faith, shepherding, and praying.
in tribulation = the way of cross or the death experience.
in kingdom = the way of rise.
in waiting Jesus' second coming = the way of glory.
earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving;
functions of perseverance in praying are as follows:
the secret of Word of God or the true teaching Word.
praying also for us, that God would open to us a door for the word,
to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in
I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.
opening of the doors for the preaching of the true teaching
anywhere, anytime, and in any circumstances will happen. Thus the
opening of the way out from all problems even the impossible ones
in wisdom toward those who
redeeming the time.
means we associate with others in the limitation of the Word
righteousness, so we will not fall in sin up to the peak of sin
which is sins concerning eating drinking (smoking, getting drunk,
drug abuse) and marrying-being given in marriage. Also we will not
fall in association of the world and its influence that make us
unfaithful even leave the ministry.
Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God?
Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an
enemy of God.
we will not fall in false teaching and gossip that make us doubt,
leave the true teaching Word, not follow Jesus but our will and
become the enemy of God.
many of His disciples, when they heard this, said,
"This is a hard saying; who can understand it?"
that time many
of His disciples went back and walked with Him no more.
speech is always seasoned with salt.
4:6 Let your
speech always be with
grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer
speech seasoned with salt is the speech that full of love and
seasoned by the salt of Holy Spirit, so we can answer each one.
everyone will be seasoned with fire, and
every sacrifice will be seasoned with salt.
9:50 Salt is
but if the salt loses its flavor, how will you season it? Have salt
in yourselves, and have peace with one another."
process to be salted by Holy Spirit is reconciling with God and
fellows. We confess the sin honestly to God and fellows because of
being encouraged by Word. If we are forgiven, do not sin anymore.
Also we forgive and forget others sin. Jesus' blood finishes the
sin and our heart becomes peaceful. The peaceful heart is the place
of the fire of Holy Spirit. Our speech is seasoned with salt and our
life becomes salty salt.
facts found in the salty salt or the functions of the anointing of
Holy Spirit are as follows:
to death the sin.
if you live according to the flesh you will die; but if by the
Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
great the flesh is, it is the place of virus and worm of sin. The
anointing of Holy Spirit puts to death the virus and worm of sin up
to the hidden sin.
Thus, our life will not decay but might live for righteousness and
holiness until He comes a second time. Also there is guarantee to
live in this difficult world.
comfort and extra strength when we face problem, temptation,
suffering, hatred, and persecution.
15:25 But this
the word might be fulfilled which is written in their law, 'They
hated Me without a cause.'
when the Helper comes, whom I shall send to you from the Father, the
Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father, He will testify of
you also will bear witness, because you have been with Me from the
do not disappoint, lose heart, or leave God, but trust and hope
fully to Him until the time He helps us.
We can keep on
testifying to save the sinner through the gospel of salvation. Thus,
the saved people enter the building of the perfect body of Christ
through the gospel of glory.
Testifying is seasoning like salt.
Our life will be beautiful.
must sacrifice willingly to testify and help others. It is like salt
that dissolves willingly.
the gift of Holy Spirit and ministry through the laying on of the
hands of the eldership.
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.
Spirit sanctifies and changes the Gentiles that are like dog and sow
to become spiritual man like Jesus.
I might be a minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering
the gospel of God, that the offering of the Gentiles might be
acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
life renewal starts from honesty and obedience as the salty salt.
The physical miracle will happen. He is able to create something
that does not exist yet and make the impossible possible. Until the
time of Jesus' second coming, we are changed as glorious as He is
and worthy to welcome His second coming.