Prayer Service in Malang, June 14, 2011 (Tuesday Evening)
from that time he sought opportunity to betray Him.
Iscariot betrayed Jesus for thirty pieces of silver. Judas Iscariot
sought opportunity to betray Jesus.
There are 2
things that lead to betrayal, namely:
The right attitudes that we do
not deal treacherously are as follows:
2:15. But did He not make them one, Having a
remnant of the Spirit? And why one? He seeks godly offspring.
Therefore take heed to your spirit, And let none deal treacherously
with the wife of his youth.
2:16. "For the LORD God of
Israel says That He hates divorce, For it covers one's garment
with violence," Says the LORD of hosts. "Therefore take
heed to your spirit, That you do not deal
equals to seeking opportunity to deal treacherously.
unfaithful in marriage.
Starting from the
beginning of marriage/courtship. Dating should not for the
lust of eyes, pride, trend, etc. The purpose of dating is getting
married. The journey of marriage must also be kept. There must be no
quarrels, violence, infidelity and divorce.
unfaithful in ministry.
Matthew 25:26, 30
"But his lord answered and said to him, 'You wicked and lazy
servant, you knew that I reap where I have not sown, and gather
where I have not scattered seed.
25:30. 'And cast the
unprofitable servant into the outer darkness. There will be weeping
and gnashing of teeth.'
consequence of being unfaithful is being
useless, which means to live in
darkness of sin, unhappiness, suffering
up to outer darkness/perishing in
All this has come upon us; But we have not forgotten You, Nor have
we dealt falsely with Your covenant.
disobedient to true teaching Word equals
to seeking opportunity to betray.
consequences of being disobedient are
- Falling into sin
until the peak of sin, that is eating,
drinking sins, and marrying and being given in marriage.
not agree with others committing
sin. This tends to happen in marriage since the
beginning of time (Adam and Eve). It
happened also to Ananias and Sapphira in the medieval.
Moreover to a shepherd. If the
congregation commit sin but
the shepherd does not blow
trumpet/advise, he's already been guilty
of blood. Moreover, if a shepherd agrees
congregation committing sin, it
is double guilty of blood.
- John 21:3, 7
Simon Peter said to them, "I am going fishing." They said
to him, "We are going with you also." They went out and
immediately got into the boat, and that night they caught
21:7. Therefore that disciple whom Jesus loved said to
Peter, "It is the Lord!" Now when Simon Peter heard that
it was the Lord, he put on his outer garment (for he had removed
it), and plunged into the sea.
Total failure and
nakedness= being humiliated.
Judas did not obey and he burst open in
open in the middle, means his life was
Drawing near God's coming, the
powerful storms we will face will increase.
- Being faithful in marriage and ministry, whatever must be
II Samuel 22:26
the merciful You will show Yourself merciful; With a blameless man
You will show Yourself blameless;
If we are being
faithful, God will be faithful to us. God never lies!
If God is being faithful, our ship of life will not sink. Our ship
of life will sink or not
depends on Jesus' presence or
absence in our ship of life.
- Being obedient
to true teaching Word with all the risks.
14:15. "If you love Me, keep My
equals to loving Jesus more than anything. Sacrifice, worship
and faithfulness without obedience/love
are just obligation.
If we are faithful and obedient,
God will pour His lovingkindness to us. The
usefulness of God's lovingkindness are
- Isaiah 54:10
54:10. For the mountains shall
depart And the hills be removed, But My kindness shall not depart
from you, Nor shall My covenant of peace be removed," Says the
LORD, who has mercy on you.
To deal with shocks in all
It means the lovingkindness
of God is able to protect and take care us
in the middle of world's storm and
antichrist until we get eternal life.
- Psalms 51:1
51:1. << To the Chief Musician. A
Psalm of David when Nathan
the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. >>
Have mercy upon me, O God, According to Your
lovingkindness; According to the multitude of Your tender mercies,
Blot out my transgressions.
For facing falls
in sins, until the peak of sin. It means, the
hand of God's lovingkindness is able
to forgive our sin that have been confessed and help us to release
from sin. For example was King David. If being forgiven, do not sin
anymore, that we exist in God's lovingkindness. The
lovingkindness of God is able to
finish sin which is the heaviest burden. If sin can be finished,
the lovingkindness of God is also
able to finish all our problems. God does not
lie to us!
- Genesis 39:21, 23
39:21. But the LORD was with
Joseph and showed him mercy, and He gave him favor in the sight of
the keeper of the prison.
39:23. The keeper of the prison did not
look into anything that was under Joseph's authority, because the
LORD was with him; and whatever he did, the LORD made it
For facing suffering
in the limitation and downturn. It means the
lovingkindness of God lifts us from limitation and
downturn/makes us successful.
- Exodus 15:13
15:13. You in Your mercy have led
forth The people whom You have redeemed; You have guided them in
Your strength To Your holy habitation.
God's mercy leads
us to beautiful future life until
New Jerusalem, where there is no drop of tears.