Youth Service in Malang, December 17, 2011 (Saturday Evening)
But the angel said to him, "Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for
your prayer is heard; and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son,
shall call his name John.
"And you will have
joy and gladness,
and many will rejoice at his birth.
1:15 "For he will be
great in the sight of the Lord,
drink neither wine nor strong drink.
will also be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's
"And he will
turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord
will also go before Him in
the spirit and power of Elijah, `to turn the hearts of the fathers to
the children,' and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make
ready a people prepared for the Lord."
the Baptist had 7 witnesses like candlestick with 7 shining lamps
got his name from God.
brought joy and gladness from Heaven.
was great in the sight of Lord.
became a Nazirite of God.
lived in the anointing of Holy Spirit.
made people repent.
became a pioneer/precursor.
5. He lived in the anointing of Holy Spirit.
the Baptist was filled with the Holy Spirit from his mother's
must also be filled with the Holy Spirit.
levels of being filled by the Holy Spirit are as follow:
led by the Holy Spirit.
The sign is to begin giving attention to
the spiritual things such as reading the Bible, praying, worshiping
anointed the Holy Spirit.
The sign is to begin prioritizing the
filled by the Holy Spirit = living in spirituality.
But there is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty gives
Holy Spirit gives intelligence/ understanding to human that makes
them superior than animals.
without the Holy Spirit = without understanding, the human will
appear as beasts.
are 3 kinds of beast as follow:
And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great, fiery red
dragon having seven heads and ten horns, and seven diadems on his
fiery red dragon in the air = Satan with the power of wickedness and
impurity that produce sinful deeds up to the peak of sins
(eating-drinking sins and marrying and being given in marriage
Then I stood on the sand of the sea. And I saw a beast rising up out
of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and on his horns ten
crowns, and on his heads a blasphemous name.
beast rising up out of the sea = the antichrist with the power of
mammon/money that makes human become
stingy and greedy.
Then I saw another beast coming up out of the earth, and he had two
horns like a lamb and spoke like a dragon.
beast coming up out of the earth = the false prophet with the power
of lying spirit/ false teaching.
condition of human without the Holy Spirit is led by Satan the
trinity. So the picture of Lord the trinity is gone, only the picture
of Satan the trinity stays in human that makes them perish forever.
being filled by
the Holy Spirit is as follow:
And being assembled together with [them], He commanded them not to
depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the Promise of the Father,
"which," [He said], "you have heard from Me;
"for John truly baptized with water, but you shall be baptized
with the Holy Spirit not many days from now."
in Jerusalem (the City of Peace), meaning to have a peaceful heart
without bitterness, impurity, wickedness, envy, revenge, etc.
Actually human's heart tends
we can receive new life and new heart that is
Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which
is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day's journey.
1:13 And when they
had entered, they went up into the upper room where they were
staying: Peter, James, John, and Andrew; Philip and Thomas;
Bartholomew and Matthew; James [the son] of Alphaeus and Simon the
Zealot; and Judas [the son] of James.
1:14 These all continued
with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women and Mary
the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers.
with one accord in prayer.
we want to be led, be anointed, even be filled with the Holy Spirit;
we must maintain the peaceful heart and also a lot of praying and
worshiping God, even coupled with fasting prayer and long night
process to tear the flesh
with all its lusts, desires, emotions, and ambitions; to
get the ointment of the Holy Spirit =
olives that are dried and squeezed to produce oil.
And they prayed and said, "You, O Lord, who know the hearts of
all, show which of these two You have chosen
1:25 "to take
part in this ministry and apostleship from which Judas by
transgression fell, that he might go to his own place."
And they cast their lots, and the lot fell on Matthias. And he was
numbered with the eleven apostles.
the number of the twelve apostles of Jesus is fulfilled, the Holy
Spirit has not been poured.
we must be persistent, faithful, and be fervent in service and
ministry to God.
USEFULNESS of Holy Spirit is as follow:
learn from Aaron's rod that can bud, flower, and bear fruit.
made the rod of Aaron bud, flower, and bear fruit to solve the
problem among the people of Israel.
Holy Spirit makes Aaron's rod bud.
rod = a dead wood that is small and fragile.
Meaning a life that
is small and powerless, fragile and easily destroyed, hopeless.
with Holy Spirit, we can live (bud).
"It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing.
The words that I speak to you are spirit, and [they] are life.
Holy Spirit is able to give us life physically
in the midst of difficulties, powerlessness, even impossibility in
study, work, etc.
Holy Spirit also gives us life spiritually,
we can live in righteousness and holiness in every word, thoughts,
The sign of living spiritually can be seen through words;
there is no lying, no complaining, no slander, etc.
being dead spiritually can also be detected from our tongue.
Holy Spirit makes Aaron's rod flower.
= The Holy Spirit gives
us the gifts of Holy Spirit.
But to each one of us grace was given according to the measure of
gift of Holy Spirit is a miraculous ability from Holy Spirit for us
to be able to
God according to the ministry.
Holy Spirit helps us to always be fond (be faithful and be fervent)
in ministry to God.
not be lazy or feel compelled in service and ministry!
If the flower has
fallen, the leaves can fall as well. So that life becomes
a rod again that has no meaning, fragile, and will be
Holy Spirit makes Aaron's rod bear fruit.
Holy Spirit changes/renews our lives so
we can have the fruits of the Spirit.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering,
kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
5:23 gentleness, selfcontrol.
Against such there is no law.
9 fruits of the Spirit are grouped into three parts
return to the picture of God the trinity
= returning to original creation that is perfect and glorious as
the Heavenly bride that is ready to welcome the Jesus' second coming
the glorious clouds.
= the picture of God the Father (Lord).
= the picture of the Son of God (Jesus).
= the picture of the Holy Spirit (Christ).