Youth Service in Malang, February 18, 2017 (Saturday Evening)
grace in the love of our Lord Jesus Christ.
11:9. "So I say to you,
it will be given to you; seek,
and you will find; knock,
and it will be opened to you.
"For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to
him who knocks it will be opened.
way to pray is asking, seeking and knocking.
- Ask, and
it will be given to us.
The term for asking something from God
is that the word must abide in our heart.
15:7. "If you abide in Me,
and My words abide in you,
you will ask
what you desire, and it shall be done for you.
is why, the time of hearing the word is very important for us,
because it determines whether we receive the word or not.
process of receiving the word of God is as follows:
As a result,
we live according to God's will. If we pray according to God's will,
it shall be done for us.
the word of God earnestly.
the word of God and believing in it, so it becomes faith in heart.
and we will find.
We must seek why our prayer has not been
answered yet. We must do introspection about what kind of altar and
fire that we use and what kind of offering or incense that we offer.
In the Tabernacle, there are two
kinds of altar as follows:
pray with the fire of Holy Spirit.
Altar of Burnt Offerings.
In the past time, the offering animals
were burnt for the remission of sins.
Now, the sinful fleshly
deed must be burnt to become the incense that produces fragrance
Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery,
fornication, uncleanness, lewdness,
idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of
wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies,
murders, 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.
Golden Altar of Incense.
In the past time, the incense or
something which was smaller than animal was burnt.
sinful fleshly lust or attitude must be burnt to become the incense
that produces fragrance before God.
5:21. "You have
heard that it was said to those of old, 'You shall not murder,
and whoever murders will be in danger of the judgment.'
"But I say to you that whoever is angry
with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the
judgment. And whoever says to his brother, 'Raca!' shall be in
danger of the council. But whoever says, 'You fool!' shall be in
danger of hell fire.
"You have heard that it was said to those of old, 'You shall
not commit adultery.'
"But I say to you that whoever looks
at a woman to lust for her has
already committed adultery with her in his heart.
20:24. 'An altar
of earth you shall make for Me, and
you shall sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace
offerings, your sheep and your oxen. In every place where I record
My name I will come to you, and I will bless you.
20:25. 'And if
you make Me an altar of stone,
you shall not build it of hewn stone; for if you use your tool on
it, you have profaned it.
20:26. 'Nor shall you go up by steps to
My altar, that your nakedness may not be exposed on it.'
altar of earth means the condition which is
full of weaknesses.
Our attitude is confessing that we are
unworthy, incapable and powerless. We cannot do anything, but only
depend on God's mercy.
The altar of
stone means the hardness of heart.
altar of stone shall not be built of hewn stone. It means that we
have to come to God sincerely just the way we are.
Do not go
up by steps means do not be arrogant!
and it will be opened to us.
We come to God with broken heart
which is the same as knocking the door of God.
As a result, God's
hands of great mercy will open the doors for us.
11:10. "For everyone who
asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who
knocks it will be opened.
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
3:9. "Indeed I will make
those of the synagogue of Satan, who say they are Jews and are not,
but lie--indeed I will make them come and worship before your
feet, and to know that I have loved you.
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.
3:11. "Behold, I am coming quickly!
Hold fast what you have, that no one may take your crown.
"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.
3:13. "He who has an ear, let him hear what the
Spirit says to the churches."'
will open the doors for us as follows:
door in the world, namely the one of
difficulty, temptation, and persecution until the time when the
antichrist reigns over the world for three and a half years.
hands of great mercy are able to protect and take care of us in
difficulties in the world until the time when the antichrist reigns
over the world.
God's hands of great mercy are able to
finish all problems up to the impossible ones. We experience peace
and all things become easy and light.
door of the New Jerusalem. It means that
God's merciful hands are able to renew us from fleshly men to
spiritual ones like Him. It starts from becoming strong
and of good courage.
strong and of good courage means as follows:
of life are the ones of renewal or miracle.
holding fast the true teaching word and obeying it.
being disappointed and desperate against anything, but keeping
ministering to God faithfully and fervently.
It continues until
Jesus comes a second time that we are changed to become as perfect
as He is and enter the New Jerusalem.