Prayer Service in Malang, June 11, 2013 (Tuesday Evening)
: Rev. Youpri Ardiantoro
went before them by day in a
pillar of cloud to
lead the way, and by night in a
pillar of fire to
give them light, so as to go by day and night.
He did not take away the
pillar of cloud by day or the pillar of fire by night from
before the people.
accompanies Israel with the pillar of cloud and the pillar of fire
until they enter the land of Canaan. Now for us, the
pillar of cloud and fire is the power of Holy Spirit.
God accompanies our life, starting from now until the end of age and
His second coming and we enter the Canaan.
Israel must go
out from Egypt and experience the Passover to be accompanied by God.
How do we find the accompaniment of God in the power of Holy Spirit?
We must become property of
God or we must become Abraham' seed.
if you are
Christ's, then you are Abraham's
seed, and heirs
according to the promise.
that the blessing of
Abraham might come upon the Gentiles in Christ Jesus, that we might
receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.
promise of God's accompaniment is only
for the Abraham's seed in physical meaning. How
do we become the children of Abraham?
are three kinds of the children of Abraham as follows:
or having faith in Jesus.
This only I want to
learn from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law,
or by the hearing of faith?
do we get the right faith?
then faith comes
by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
right faith comes from hearing the Word of Christ.
The right faith believes Jesus as the
only one savior.
Christ means the one that is anointed. So the Word of Christ means
the Word that is anointed
by Holy Spirit to result in faith.
speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who
is the head--Christ--
from whom the whole
body, joined and knit together by what every joint supplies,
according to the effective working by which every part does its
share, causes growth of the body for the edifying of itself in
The Christ is
the Head or the Bridegroom
of Heaven. Thus, the
Word of Christ is the Bride Tidings or the true teaching Word.
with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the
mouth confession is
made unto salvation.
proof of having faith or believing in Jesus is the mouth is able to
confess the sin to God and others. After being forgiven, do not do
the sin anymore. The mouth is also able to confess Jesus
as God, the
Head, and the Bridegroom of Heaven.
means to die to sin, stop sinning, and return to God.
And those who
are Christ's have
crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery,
fornication, uncleanness, lewdness,
hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish
ambitions, dissensions, heresies,
drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you
beforehand, just as I also told you
in time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit
the kingdom of God.
must repent from flesh and its desire. One of the examples is
repenting from contention.
The contention must be finished through the Word.
we have crucified the flesh and its lust, our life becomes the
children of Abraham that are accompanied by God.
Also God will accompany us
in marriage and shepherding if we crucify the flesh.
repenting and being dead to sin, our life must be buried in water
baptism to result the new life which is life in righteousness.
They answered and said
to Him, "Abraham is our father." Jesus said to them, "If
you were Abraham's children, you would do the works of Abraham.
8:40 But now you
seek to kill Me, a Man who has told you the truth which I heard from
God. Abraham did not do this.
children of Abraham are the lives that live
in righteousness and have
the promises of God's accompaniment in the form of Holy Spirit.
function of Holy Spirit or the accompaniment of God is as follows:
I will bless you, and multiplying I will multiply your descendants
as the stars
of the heaven and as
on the seashore; and your descendants shall possess the gate of
Those who are wise
shall shine like the brightness of the firmament, and those who turn
many to righteousness like the stars forever and ever.
stars are accompanied by
God and their places are in the right hand of God.
are as follows:
though we are the stars, we
must be aware for there are stars that are drawn by the dragon.
life that lives in righteousness.
life that is employed by
God and becomes pattern in faith and righteousness.
1 Peter 5:2-4
Shepherd the flock of
God which is among you, serving as overseers, not by compulsion but
willingly, not for dishonest gain but eagerly;
nor as being lords
over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock;
and when the Chief
Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that does not
life that holds fast to one true teaching Word.
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
Therefore the Lord
will cut off head and tail from Israel,
palm branch and bulrush
in one day.
dragon's tail refers to the
false teaching that is not
written in Bible or reversed teaching.
the dust; it refers to the fleshly Christians.
And I will make your
descendants as the
dust of the earth;
so that if a man could number the dust of the earth, then
your descendants also could be numbered.
confess that they have believed in Jesus, repented, gotten the
baptism, and served God, but
their mind, saying and deed are only flesh at all.
God said to the serpent: "Because you have done this,
cursed more than all cattle,
more than every beast of the field;
your belly you shall go,
you shall eat dust
the days of your life.
life as the dust is consumed
by serpent and without
Corinthians 15:47, 50
The first man was
of the earth, made
of dust; the second Man is
the Lord from heaven.
this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the
kingdom of God; nor does corruption inherit incorruption.
the sand on the seashore.
"But everyone who
hears these sayings of Mine, and does not do them, will be like a
foolish man who built his house on the
and the rain descended,
the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it
fell. And great was its fall."
descendants as the sand are the
lives that are shepherded but do not want to practice the Word and
never experience the life renewal.
Consequently, they become
house that falls, cannot endure test, even one will fall in sin.
If there are Christians as the sand in the age of
Antichrist, they will be
the target of the fury of dragon.
And the dragon was
enraged with the woman, and he went to make war with the rest of her
offspring, who keep the commandments of God and have the testimony
of Jesus Christ.
Then he stood on the
sand of the sea.
not be the children of Abraham like the dust and sand
but let us be the shining star that holds fast to the true teaching
Word. The Lord God will accompany, lead, anoint and fulfill our life
with Holy Spirit.
Nevertheless I tell you
the truth. It is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not
go away, the Helper will not come to you; but if I depart, I will
send Him to you.
convict us of sin so we will not repeat sin.
us to the righteousness or leading our life to enter the
The righteous should
choose his friends carefully,
for the way of the
wicked leads them astray.
convict us of judgment. Everything that we do, think and say in
this world must be accounted for in the time of judgment. If there
is Holy Spirit, we will not sin easily, but we are afraid to sin.
everything until we are able to understand and remember the Word.
But the Helper, the
Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you
all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to
become the witness of God,
especially when we are facing the hatred until the hatred without
reason. We repay hatred with love, evil with good.
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
Spirit prays for us with groaning
which cannot be uttered so we can worship God.
little children, these things I write to you, so that you may not
sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus
Christ the righteous.
Likewise the Spirit
also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray
for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession
for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
And we know that all
things work together for good to those who love God, to those who
are the called according to His
result of worshipping is God works for good to us until all things
become good as the first creation. God
makes everything good means until we enter the marriage
supper of the Lamb of God.
If we are unable
to get through this world, we will need God's accompaniment. God
works to bring good and makes everything good.