Prayer Service in Malang, October 26, 2010 (Tuesday Evening)
Mikha Sanda Toding
6:25 "Therefore I say to you, do not worry
about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about
your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food and the
body more than clothing?
6:26 "Look at the birds of the air,
for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your
heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?
"Which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature?
6:28 "So why do you worry about clothing? Consider the
lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin;
"and yet I say to you that even Solomon in all his glory was
not arrayed like one of these.
6:30 "Now if God so clothes
the grass of the field, which today is, and tomorrow is thrown into
the oven, will He not much more clothe you, O you of little
6:31 "Therefore do not worry, saying, 'What shall
we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we
6:32 "For after all these things the Gentiles seek.
For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.
"But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and
all these things shall be added to you.
6:34 "Therefore do
not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own
things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Anxiety may happen
in physical matters, marriage, and spiritual matters or ministry. It
is the characteristic of Gentiles, nations which do not know God.
On the other hand,
we have to believe in God and entrust ourselves fully to Him without
20:3 Then David took an oath again, and said, "Your
father certainly knows that I have found favor in your eyes, and he
has said, 'Do not let Jonathan know this, lest he be grieved.'
But truly, as the LORD lives and as your soul lives, there
is but a step between me and death."
There is a step
between our lives and death. Therefore, let us use our last steps to
live, not to be conquered by the death.
three kinds of death threatening our life as follows:
9:27 And as it is appointed for
men to die once, but after this the judgment,
- Spiritual death
caused by sinning and being bored in consuming the Word of
2:1 And you He made alive, who
were dead in trespasses and sins,
Then they journeyed from Mount Hor by the Way of the Red Sea, to go
around the land of Edom; and the soul of the people became very
discouraged on the way.
21:5 And the people spoke against God and
against Moses: "Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die
in the wilderness? For there is no food and no water, and our
soul loathes this worthless bread."
21:6 So the
LORD sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people;
and many of the people of Israel died.
- Eternal death
19:20 Then the beast was
captured, and with him the false prophet who worked signs in his
presence, by which he deceived those who received the mark of the
beast and those who worshiped his image.
9:21 For death has come through our windows, Has
entered our palaces, To kill off the children--no longer to be
outside! And the young men--no longer on the streets!
Speak, "Thus says the LORD: 'Even the carcasses of men shall
fall as refuse on the open field, Like cuttings after the harvester,
And no one shall gather them.'"
All men are
threatened by the death. Therefore, we must use our life right now
The death may also
15:25 For He must reign till He has put
all enemies under His feet.
15:26 The last enemy that
will be destroyed is death.
15:27 For "He has put all things
under His feet." But when He says "all things are put under
Him," it is evident that He who put all things under Him is
We can defeat it
through being under Jesus' feet as Mary has done.
And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus'
feet and heard His word.
It is defined
Jesus' Word or shepherding Word, and obeying it.
6:10 Then Jesus said, "Make the people sit
down." Now there was much grass in the
place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.
equals being shepherded in Holy Place of Tabernacle through our
perseverance in committing three main services to the Lord.
10:1 "Most assuredly, I say to you, he who
does not enter the sheepfold by the door, but climbs up some other
way, the same is a thief and a robber.
10:2 "But he who
enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice; and he calls
his own sheep by name and leads them out.
10:4 "And when
he brings out his own sheep, he goes before them; and the sheep
follow him, for they know his voice.
10:5 "Yet they will by
no means follow a stranger, but will flee from him, for they
do not know the voice of strangers."
we have to run away from false teachings, and hold fast to one true
- Being silent
under Jesus' feet to believe in Him, entrust ourselves to Him,
and correct ourselves.
It is especially in countering many
shakings in economics, marriage, and all aspects of our life.
finding our mistakes, we have to repent, beginning with not blaming
30:15 For thus says
the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel: "In returning and rest
you shall be saved; In quietness and confidence shall be your
strength." But you would not,
worshiping God, and hoping only in Him.
1 Peter 4:7
But the end of all things is at hand; therefore be serious and
watchful in your prayers.
131:3 O Israel, hope in the LORD
From this time forth and forever.
1:17 And when I saw Him, I fell at His feet as
dead. But He laid His right hand on me, saying to me, "Do not be
afraid; I am the First and the Last.
1:18 "I am He
who lives, and was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen.
And I have the keys of Hades and of Death.
defeated the death, and He has the key of David, whose
functions are as follows:
God blesses you.
- to open all
doors, and none can shut them.
"And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write, 'These
things says He who is holy, He who is true, "He who
has the key of David, He who opens and no one shuts, and shuts and
no one opens":
3:8 "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
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 the earth.
- to make us
pillars in the temple of God.
3:12 "He who overcomes, I will make him a
pillar in the temple of My God, and he shall go out no
more. And I will write on him the name of My God and the name of the
city of My God, the New Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven
from My God. And I will write on him My new name.
we are strong and of good courage.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always
abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in
vain in the Lord.
- to give us
new name, that is the name of God, and of the city New
3:12 "He who
overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of My God, and he
shall go out no more. And I will write on him the name of
My God and the name of the city of My God, the New Jerusalem,
which comes down out of heaven from My God. And I will write on him
My new name.
We become His Bride who is ready to welcome
Jesus' second coming and we enter into New Jerusalem, in which
there is no more death.
And I heard a loud voice from heaven saying, "Behold, the
tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them, and they
shall be His people. God Himself will be with them and be their
21:4 "And God will wipe away every tear from their
eyes; there shall be no more death,
nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former
things have passed away."