Youth Service in Malang, July 15, 2017 (Saturday Evening)
Peace and grace in the
love of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Luke 11:37-54 is about 'Woe
to the Pharisees and Lawyers'
11:37. And as He spoke, a
certain Pharisee asked Him to dine with him. So He went in and sat
down to eat.
11:38. When the Pharisee
saw it, he marveled that He had not first washed before
11:39. Then the Lord said to him, "Now you Pharisees
make the outside of the cup and dish clean, but your inward part is
full of greed and wickedness.
11:40. "Foolish ones! Did not
He who made the outside make the inside also?
Pharisee invited Jesus to eat. It means the fellowship with Jesus
through the ministry.
1 Timothy 4:8-10
4:8. For bodily exercise profits a
little, but godliness is profitable for
all things, having promise of the life
that now is and of that which is to come.
This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance.
to this end we both labor and suffer
reproach, because we trust in the
living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those who
All of our activities in
this world that are not linked with the ministry
profit a little and
will be in vain;
even they hinder our
ministry to God.They
will reach the tomb only and be destroyed,
but godliness is
profitable for all things as follows:
- Having promise of the
life that now is.
- Having promise of the eternal life.
That is why we both labor and suffer reproach to
prioritize the ministry more than anything in the world.
are two kinds of fellowship/ministry as follows:
- The ministry of
the Pharisees and Lawyers, namely the one of
the habit system. It just shows physical thing and
as well as looks for physical
profits such as money, position, mate, et cetera,
does not prioritize God.
Without purification, the heart will
keep dirty. It contains evil and unclean desires.
signs are as follows:
pretending to be holy,
and lie. One becomes the same as Satan.
2:17. And the world is passing
away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides
- The true ministry,
namely prioritizing the word.
There are two kinds of the
the Word as follows:
- The gospel word/milk
for people who have
not believed in
Jesus yet or just believed
- The teaching
word/solid food for growing our spirituality to maturity.
attitude is that we can enjoy the hard teaching Word like one who
eats food because he is hungry.
can hear and obey or practice the word.
4:12. For the word of God is
living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword,
piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and
marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the
experience purification up to our heart and
11:39. Then the Lord said
to him, "Now you Pharisees make the outside of the cup and
dish clean, but your inward part is full of greed and
11:41. "But rather
give alms of such things as you have; then indeed all things are
clean to you.
We are purified from
evil desire (the will of money), unclean desire,
a result, we experience spiritual
revival, growth, and maturity.
The ambience of the spiritual
revival or maturity is as follows:
- It is more blessed to give than to receive.
"So now, brethren, I commend you to God and to the word of His
grace, which is able to build you up and give you an inheritance
among all those who are sanctified.
"I have coveted no one's silver or gold or apparel.
"Yes, you yourselves know that these hands have provided for my
necessities, and for those who were with me.
20:35. "I have
shown you in every way, by laboring like this, that you must support
the weak. And remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said,
'It is more blessed to give than to
starts from returning what is God's,
namely the tithe and special offerings. We also give alms to others
who are in
we can give our time, power, mind,
up to our whole life to God.
As a result, we can be used in the
ministry of the building of the perfect body of Christ. It starts
from household, shehpherding,
If we can give, we will be given or
equipped with the ministry and the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is
the same as tunic of many colors. Our life becomes beautiful.
more we are holy, the more we are used by God, the more we
get the gifts,
and the more beautiful our life is.
continues until the gift becomes permanent as
a garland of
- A day in God's
courts is better than a thousand.
For a day in Your courts is better
than a thousand. I would rather be a
doorkeeper in the house of my God Than dwell in the tents of
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD will give grace and
glory; No good thing will He withhold From those who walk
It means that we can
prioritze the ministry more than anything. We minister faithfully
and fervently. We are shepherded well and truly. We persevere in
three kinds of main service in the shepherding (the holy place) as
In the sheepfold, our body, soul,
and spirit attach to
God the Trinity, so we cannot be touched by Satan the trinity and we
will not fall. We can love God more than anything and He will
illuminate us with His love.
- The Golden
perseverance in committing General
We have fellowship with Holy Spirit God in His gifts.
- The Table
perseverance in committing Bible
We have fellowship with Son of God in the word and Christ's
- The Golden
perseverance in committing Prayer
We have fellowship with God the Father in His love.
result is that we experience God's care
and protection. God helps us to face all problems up to the
impossible ones. God leads every
step of our life to successful and
beautiful future. It continues until the love of God becomes the
of the sun.
- It is better, if it is the will of God, to
suffer for doing good than for sinning.
For it is better, if it is the will of
God, to suffer for doing good than
for doing evil.
willingly experience the sprinkling of blood or suffer in the flesh
without any sin for Jesus, so we experience purification or the last
redemption from sins
that we often do not realize.
It starts from self-truth. It
means covering sin by blaming others.
We are purified until we
experience the perfect redemption. It is the same as the
moon under feet.
Now a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun,
with the moon
under her feet, and on her head a garland of twelve stars.
are appeared as the light of the world or the perfect bride of
Then being with child, she cried out in labor and in pain to give
another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great, fiery red dragon
having seven heads and ten horns, and seven diadems on his
12:4. His tail drew a third of the stars of heaven and
threw them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who
was ready to give birth, to devour her Child as soon as it was born.
The state of
the chuch of God which has been purified is like
a pregnant woman
who will give birth (in the weakest state
and has to be
The thing that we can do is only groaning and crying
to God. It is the same as stretching out our hands to God, and He
will stretch out His hands to help us in His time.
continues until Jesus comes a second time that we are changed to
become as perfect as He is. We are with Him forever.