Youth Service in Malang, January 16, 2016 (Saturday Evening)
grace in the love of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Luke 9:28-36 is
about Jesus Transfigured on the Mount.
9:28. Now it came to pass,
about eight days after these sayings, that He took Peter, John, and
James and went up on the mountain to
9:29. As He prayed, the
appearance of His face was altered, and His robe became white and
up to the mountain to pray is hard for our flesh, but we experience
the renewal of life.
The true worship is the process of the
tearing of flesh with all of its desire, lust, emotion, and attitude,
so we experience the renewal of life from carnal men to spiritual
ones like Jesus.
The process of the renewing in our life (the
process of putting to death the flesh) is started from water
6:4. Therefore we were buried with
Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from
the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in
newness of life.
The water baptism is
one who has died to sin or repented must be buried in the water with
Jesus and come out or rise from water with Him to receive new
After entering the water baptism, we go up on the
mountain of prayer until we become perfect.
heart and deed are changed through water
baptism and going up on the mountain of prayer.
9:29. As He
prayed, the appearance of His face was
altered, and His
robe became white and glistening.
17:1. Now after six days Jesus
took Peter, James, and John his brother, led them up on a high
mountain by themselves;
17:2. and He
was transfigured before them. His face shone like the
sun, and His clothes became as white
as the light.
face= the heart.
The cloth= the deed.
The sun= God's love.
experience the renewal of life, namely our heart and deed radiate the
love of God.
It means as follows:
heart that loves God more than everything.
practices are as follows:
- Prioritizing the ministry more than
everything, until the peak, namely we can worship God. We minister
God faithfully and fervently.
"If you love Me, keep My commandments.
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
Although we have a little
strength, God will open the doors for us if we are obedient and
The door of successful and beautiful future, the way
out from all of our problems, until the one of Heaven are opened for
heart that loves others like ourselves, even our enemy.
The practices are as follows:
- we can give to other in need, both
physically and spiritually.
3:16. By this we know love,
because He laid down His life for us. And we also ought to lay down
our lives for the brethren.
whoever has this world's goods, and sees his brother in need, and
shuts up his heart from him, how does the love of God abide in
- Doing, speaking, and thinking to
others like we want them to do, speak, and think to us.
"Therefore, whatever you want men to do to you, do also to
them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
means we do the good deed and not harm others until we can repay
good for evil.
the sin debt.
Owe no one anything
except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled
We finish the sin debt by
making peace, namely confessing and forgiving one another.
realize our sin by the work of the sword of the word, we must
confess to God and others. It we are forgiven, do not sin
If we are true, we must forgive others' sin and forget
it. So, the blood of Jesus will finish our sins and we can live in
1 John 3:21-22
Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence
3:22. And whatever we ask
we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do those
things that are pleasing in His sight.
live in serenity and peacefulness. Our heart does not condemn us
anymore and we become the house of prayer.
results are as follows:
- God of peace will crush Satan
under our feet.
16:20. And the God of peace
will crush Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord
Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.
is the source of sin. Satan is defeated, so we can live in
righteousness and holiness.
Satan is the source of problem. God
is able to finish all of our problems until the impossible ones.
of peace is able to purify and change our body, soul, and spirit.
1 Thessalonians 5:23
Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may
your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the
coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
are changed little by little starting from being honest.
God is able to take care of our life miraculously from now on, in
the future until eternal life.
He who calls you is faithful,
who also will do it.
when Jesus comes a second time, we are changed to become perfect,
as glorious as God. We are lifted up on the clouds in the glory
with Him forever.