Saturday, December 24, 2016
Friday, December 23, 2016
Who are angels?
Matthew: 4. 6. And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.
Angels are heavenly forces assigned by God to secure the steps of them that love God and are also loved by God.
Matthew: 13. 41. The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity;
If Jesus is the express image of God and we are redeemed to look like Jesus, and if he has given us power (those that believe in him) to be sons of God. John 1:12, then, since he has angels, I also have angels at my beck and call.
Matthew: 18. 10. Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven. -
I also discovered that everyone living on the earth have angels assigned to them. Even babies or little ones as the scripture puts it.
Matthew: 26. 53. Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?
Also, since Jesus my elder brother, (according to scriptures in 8:29) has capacity to pray the father to release angels, then I have potential to do same. Likewise you or anyone else on the salvation train.
Romans: 8. 29. For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
1 Corinthians: 6. 3. Know ye not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life?
I also discovered that we have capacity to judge Angels. Awesome!!!
Hebrews: 1. 13. But to which of the angels said he at any time, Sit on my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool? 14. Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation? -
The answer to your question, whether I have the right to dispatch angels is as revealed in Hebrews 1:13-14. Angels are ministering spirits sent to minister for me that is an heir of salvation.
But one thing you should know is that they only obey people who are in touch with the word of God which carries the voice of God that gets them running.
Eat up the scroll and angels would be at your beck and call. Ezekiel 3:1-2
Angels are simply servants of them that know the word.
David Green's Hobby Lobby company has won a case that means companies with religious objections can opt out of providing women with contraception coverage under Obamacare.
It also represents the first time the country’s highest court has declared that businesses can hold religious views – in a decision which experts say could have implications far beyond the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
The decision, which saw the country split down conservative and liberal lines, was described by the White House as “jeopardising the health of women who are employed by these companies”.
But after the Green family said they believed four of the 20 contraceptive methods offered had “the potential to terminate human life”, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Hobby Lobby's favour.
The decision means that employees will have to obtain certain forms of birth control from other sources
Little is known about Green himself, the man whose “family-run business” the court said must not be made to choose between “violating their sincerely held religious beliefs or making all of their employees lose their existing healthcare plans”.
Here we take a look at the facts behind the mysterious business giant who started out 45 years ago with a $600 business loan to sell picture frames from his family home.
1 David Green is an evangelical Christian
Hobby Lobby owner David Green has been described by Forbes magazine as “the largest evangelical benefactor in the world”, and says that his entire $5.1 billion (£3 billion) empire belongs to God.
He told Forbes: “If you have anything or if I have anything, it's because it's been given to us by our Creator. So I have learned to say, 'Look, this is yours, God. It's all yours. I'm going to give it to you.’”
Coming from a family of preachers, Green says that “you can’t have a belief system on Sunday and not live it the other six days”.
He has spoken many times about the Christian belief underpinning his businesses, and told ChristiaNet: “All the things we do, all our behavior, should let others know that we are living by, and operating in, Biblical principles. Principle and character are the highest quality traits on our list.”
2 He has absolute faith in the truth of the Bible
Part of the argument in the Supreme Court has stemmed from how “life” is defined in terms of contraception, with the Green family saying that only four of the 20 devices and drugs stipulated in Obamacare contravene their beliefs.
David Green’s interpretation of the Bible is literal and evangelical – and he has grand plans to share spread those views to the rest of the nation.
He has already set up The Green Collection, a repository of tens of thousands of biblical antiquities that Green now plans to turn into a Bible Museum in Washington. According to Politico, the museum could cost the family upwards of $800 million.
The museum’s initial mission statement was “to inspire confidence in the absolute authority and reliability of the Bible,” which was later modified to read “to invite people to engage with the Bible.”
3 He objects to Obamacare rules requiring businesses to provide a list of 20 different contraceptive methods to their employees
“People are saying that we’re taking the rights from somebody, there’s no way we are taking anybody’s rights away – it’s our rights that are being infringed upon by requiring us to do something that’s against our conscience,” Green said in a video produced by Hobby Lobby ahead of the case.
The challenges were brought jointly by Oklahoma-based Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties, a small Pennsylvania cabinet company.
Business owners said they have religious objections to providing the contraceptive methods Plan B, Ella and certain intrauterine devices – which they say effectively induce abortions.
They had the backing of the Catholic bishops, several Republican lawmakers and at least 50 other for-profit companies that have filed similar legal challenges.
Speaking in a rare oral evidence session at the Supreme Court, the companies argued that the Obama administration is forcing them and their owners to set aside deeply held religious beliefs by requiring them to provide contraception in their employee health plans.
4 He funds Christian education systems
Green has said he wants to be remembered more for his influence on people’s religion than for his business empire, and this is no more evident than in his vast funding for evangelical education.
In 2004 he gave a former Ericsson plant worth $10.5 million to Jerry Falwell's Liberty University. He gave an entire campus to Zion Bible College in Haverhill, Mass. in 2007, and that same year bailed out the debt-ridden Oral Roberts University with a single cash gift of $70 million.
According to Forbes, he also put nearly 1.4 billion copies of gospel literature in homes in more than 100 countries, mostly in Africa and Asia.
He joined the Giving Pledge in 2010.
Read more: 'Hobby Lobby' ruling allows US businesses to object to health insurance coverage of birth control
5 He gives millions to charity
Green joined the Gates-Buffett Giving Pledge in 2010, promising to donate half his wealth to good causes by the time he dies.
He told CBN News that his business was built on Biblical principles – including setting up “tithes”.
“We try to do as much as we can, especially as we have rid ourselves of any debt,” he said. “We've always tithed. That's something that we always have been taught, but we've also been taught that that's not giving. Giving is above what we owe God, and that is our tithes.”
Green said he prefers to keep the total amount of his charitable contributions private, but Forbes has estimated that based on the information available his lifetime giving is upwards of $500 million.
6 He started from humble beginnings
As the son of a preacher, Green started out life in Oklahoma with a relatively poor background. He set up his company making frames to sell on in his family home, using a business loan of just $600 in 1970.
The first Hobby Lobby opened two years later, and the company now says it employs 28,000 people across 555 stores. It is one of the biggest overtly Christian companies in the US, with $3.3 billion in sales.
Now with a net worth of $5.1 billion, Green is ranked by Forbes as the 94th-wealthiest person in the US.
Among the world’s billionaires he ranks one place behind Sir Richard Branson – also with a wealth of a little over $5.1 billion.
7 He believes in trying to convert employees
In 2010, Green said: “I would like to know that we have brought as many people to know Christ as we possibly can. We hope to continue to just grow our company. As long as there's someone on this earth that doesn't know Jesus Christ, we have a job to do.”
The company stresses that the beliefs of its owners are not forced upon employees in any way, but says that it offers a path to religion for those who want it.
Hobby Lobby has three chaplains dedicated to ministers to workers, and Green said four years ago that “hundreds” of employees had been converted, including more than a dozen managers in a single year.
“We prayed a prayer with them, and we did have 15 managers come to know Christ in the business place,” he said.
8 He runs a family business
This year, Hobby Lobby’s official YouTube channel dedicated to the Supreme Court case published a video entitled Hobby Lobby: A Family Business.
A voice-over explains that: “Since the beginning, Hobby Lobby has remained a privately-owned, family-run company, dedicated to operating all aspects of business according to its faith.”
The slick production starts with an interview with Green as CEO, but also includes input from his wife Barbara as co-owner and buyer, their sons Steve Green as president and Mart Green as board chair. Lauren Green McAfee is the Office Manager of the Green Collection, a vast compilation of biblical antiquities assembled by the family, while Steve and Jackie Green’s daughter Danielle Green and Mart’s wife Diana Green also appear.
9 He pays employees twice the minimum wage
According to Christian Post, Hobby Stores announced last year that it was increasing the wages paid to its full-time staff to $14 an hour, and the rate for part-time staff to $9.50.
It meant that full-time employees now receive almost twice the minimum wage, set in the US at $7.25 an hour.
Green said at the time: “We are very fortunate to be able to increase hourly wages for our employees, because we know our company would not be successful without the great work they do each day in our stores across the nation.”
“We know that if we reward our employees for their hard work, we will be rewarded in turn with their loyalty and dedication to their job and to our customers.”
Thursday, December 22, 2016
*A PROPHETIC WARNING TO NATIONS*
"Then he said to me, 'son of man, l'm going to cut off all food from Jerusalem. The people will live on starvation rations, worrying where the next meals coming from, scrounging for the next drink of water. Famine conditions. People will look at one another, see nothing but skin and bones, and shake their heads. This is what sin does. Ezekiel 4:16-17 But let the redeemed of the lord say, " MY CASE IS DIFFERENT"
It pays to be godly and stick to righteous paths. Glory to God.
SHILOH IMPARTATION SERVICE
- Anointing oil and Impartation Service
Multiple sickness flushed out
7 years barrenness destroyed despite not ovulating
Supernatural delivery of twins
Supernatural breakthrough via 26 million naira Shiloh sacrifice.
Multiple breakthrough via Shiloh sacrifice of 3 million naira.
Bishop David Abioye's Charge.
Ephesians 1:11, 7 Philippians 4:19
Nobody gets blessed form outside. You must be born into the family to wish you seek an inheritance.
Attending Shiloh makes you a participant but giving your life to Christ is what makes you a partaker.
No man can do this things except you are born again.
Four things that happen at salvation.
1. Joy of salvation
3. Free from guilt (Sense of true righteousness)
4. It secures your blessings.
It may be late waiting until later to be saved.
John 7:37 - The last day is everybody's day. The great day of the feast.
The last day calls for desperate prayers.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Prophetic focus for 2017 for the winners family as delivered by Bishop David Oyedepo.
In the midst of the melt down, we shall be scaling new heights.
Our exemption in this evil days is guaranteed by redemption.
Psalm 91:1-16 The prophetic scripture for me and my family all through 2017.
2017: MY CASE IS DIFFERENT
Monday, December 19, 2016
Bishop Thomas AREMU
The fear of the lord is a choice. It is loving God and obeying God.
You need to make a choice for the fear of the lord.
Isaiah 11:2-3 - the seven spirits of the lord.
Your choice is what determines your actions.
What is the fear of the lord?
This is a crave to please God as a lifestyle. Psalm 19:9, Genesis 12:4
The fear of the lord is a driving force unto obedience. Genesis 22:1, 12
The baseline for obedience is the fear of the lord.
If you fear God, you will give him anything.
If there is anyone to please, it is the lord. Deut 28:12
It takes the fear of the lord to access kingdom treasures.
2. The fear of the lord is a heart ever panting after God. Proverbs 23:26
When you fear God, you will hand over your heart to him. Psalm 42:1-4
The fear of the lord makes you pant for the things of the kingdom.
3. The fear of lord is a commitment to obeying divine instruction from the lord as they come to you from time to time.
Most time, God's commandment are never convenient. When you fear God you are willing to please God at all times.
It never settle for excuses.
4. The fear of the lord hates evil and exalt all that is good. It despises all that is of the appearance of evil. Proverbs 8:13
Without the fear of God, you murmur and complain at every slight setback.
Blessed is the man that fears the lord. Psalm 112:1-3
The man that fear the lord, has guarantee for generational impact.
The fear of the lord grants you access to the glimpse of the future. psalm 25:12-14
The fear of the lord connects you to light.
PROOFS OF WALKING IN THE FEAR OF THE LORD.
1. You will keep his commandments. Deut 6:2
You will keep his word
2. You will serve him. Deut 6:13, Joshua 24:14
The fear of the lord is proved by demonstrable acts.
3. You will obey him. Delayed obedience is disobedience. Deut 13:4
4. You will love him and his people. Deut 10:12
You love God with passion.
5. You will be delighted to worship him. You will praise him. You will constantly be in his presence. Psalm 22:23
What God does or won't do cannot deter a man with the fear of God. Don't use circumstances to judge the faithfulness of God. Avoid unholy desperation.
If you fear God, you will be thankful unto him. Acts 9:31
The fear of the lord guarantees rest.
The fear of the lord multiplies comfort. Deut 1:10
The fear of the lord is doing what he has commanded. Matthew 10:28
With the fear of the lord, you have nothing to fear. Psalm 24:1
Proverbs 9:10 The fear of the lord is what begets wisdom that commands wealth. Psalm 111:10
Everything must begin with the fear of the lord. John 8:32, Isaiah 60:1
The fear of the lord is an elastic virtue. It is in degrees.
A man with the fear of the lord shivers when he falls by chance into error.
Sunday, December 18, 2016
Communion Service at Faith Tabernacle.
Bishop David Olaniyi Oyedepo
John 1:12 Only what you believe and receive is what you are empowered to become.
God is no respecter of person. Any prophetic word you are too big to receive, you are not empowered to become.
GODLINESS IS PROFITABLE UNTO ALL THINGS - Exercise yourself unto Godliness.
Godliness is our right in redemption. It saves unto eternity. God would not ask us to be what he has not empowered us to be. 1 peter 1:16
You have all it takes to be holy if only you choose to be. Deut 30:19, Matt 5:48
You can be all you chose to become. You can't become what you cannot believe.
Godliness is spirtual sportsmanshup. It takes spiritual exersive to excel in it.
Hebrews 12:1-2, 1 timothy 4:7-8, acts 24:16
You need a spiritual walk out to excel in godliness.
Make an unshakable choice and pursuing it with all intent and purpose.
No matter how gifted, if you wont exercise, you can't make much out of life.
God would always distinguish the godly supernaturally. Daniel 6:5-28, Job 1:3-8, proverbs 14:34
Don't join them, or you may burn with them.
1 john 5:4 we are powered by God to live the overcomes life.
1 Corinthians 10:13 There is always a way out for the godly.
James 1:13-15 God tempts no man with evil. Men are tempted by their own lust.
PRACTICAL STEPS TO OVERCOMING TEMPTATION.
Every temptation is overcomable. If salvation is not profiting you, there must be one more thing to do.
Luke 10:24-29 what more shall I do? There is always something more to do.
#1. Engage in a scheduled prayer life.
Matt 6:6 -17 Prayer and fasting must have a schedule. It is a matter of when and not if.
Matt 26:41 Watch and pray to overcome temptation.
#2. Engage in daily word showers. Ephesians 5:26
Word load yourself daily.
You need daily word shower to keep clean.
#3. Purge yourself from all form of canality.
2 Timothy 2:19-21
1 John 3:3
Deliberately take responsibility to purge yourself.
Clean you hands and purify your hearts.
#4. Make no provision for the flesh to fulfil the lust thereof.
1 john 5:18 when you
#5. Flee for your escape.
Don't just pray and fast, flee for your escape.
Learn to flee for your escape.
2 Timothy 2:22
#6. Resist the devil from molesting our lives.
Resist the devil from the thought realm.
Guide the mind to preserve the body.
Don't just pray and fast, also ensure that you engage the mind. Think through things.
Every evil act begins with a thought. Guide your thought.
Give no place to the devil Ephesians. 4:27, Genesis 3:6
The devil has no access to your spirit, but has access to your mind.
#7. Mind the company you keep. The company you keep either makes you or breaks you. It never leaves you neutral.
Psalm 1:1-3 A godly company is the security of destiny. 1 Corinthians 15:33
Who you company with determines what companies with you. 2 Samuel 13:1-22
You need to take a stand for God. And locate people who have such stand and align with them.
Amos 3:3 you need spiritual partnership that would keep you rooted in godliness.
HOW GODLINESS POWERED BY THE COMMUNION TABLE
John 6:48-58, Ezekiel 18:4
The communion delivers from sin and death.
The communion brings about flesh and blood transplant and transfusion respectively.
Proverbs 28:1 Boldness puts the righteous in command of the supernatural 24/7
You are lifeless without the communion. Romans 6:14
Confidence in God makes you heavily defended. Jealously guide your walk with God so as not become a prey of the wicked.
The Communion table imparts eternal life and guarantees rapture at the last day.
The communion infuses supernatural immunity in you. Immune to sickness, diseases and death.
The communion table imparts divine nature into man. Canality is swallowed up in victory.
John 14:8-9 those who see you, see God in bodliy form. You gain dominion over sin.
"You are jumping up from the bed or wheelchair of sin by the power in the com
Hour of visitation with Bishop David Oyedepo
MY CASE IS DIFFERENT Part 5
Luke 19:44, Isaiah 30:21
Testimonies are no accidents but raw manifestations or products of applied revelation.
Word application is what generates testimonies.
Testimonies are products of raw obedience of the saints. It is taking it raw and swallowing it all.
It takes a review to experience an improvement.
Testimonies are provoked by obedience.
Those who wait for testimonies end up with trials.
Nothing of value is ever free.
If is the word that we put to work that God turns to testimonies.
Until you are ready to comply with instructions, you are not ready for testimonies.
The bible is 75% instructions and 25% principles 2 timothy 3:18
We are in the era of humbling testimonies.
When fear God, you experience Angelic Mobilization.
THE MYSTERY OF YOUR GREATEST SEED.
Your heart is your greatest seed to God. This is where your giving adventure begins.
Matt 6:21, 1 kings 8:17-18
What is in your heart for God would always make you do well. Romans 8:28
Our giving adventure begins with a heart for God.
Where your heart is today is where you will occupy tomorrow.
With a heart for God, giving becomes a delight.
A heart for God would always mark people out on the earth.
A heart for God is a multi billion industry.
Daniel 3:17 a heart for God would open up your giving life into new levels. 1 Corinthians 2:9
A heart for God would turn every dummy into a wonder.
Romans 13:10, Deut 28:1
Love is the fulfillment of the law.
The love of God empowers you to fulfill the law.
To make the most of your journey, you need a heart for God.
John 3:16, 2 Timothy 1:7
Love is the effective facilitator if giving. 1 kings 3:3-13, 1 chronicles 29:3
Nothing motivates giving like a heart for God.
Psalm 42:1-2 giving is an opportunity for a change of level.
You give without loving, you can't love without giving.
2 Corinthians 8:8, 1 john 3:17-18
If you are not a giver, you are not a lover.
Where your heart is, is where he places you tomorrow.
Supernatural prosperity is entrusted and not acquired. How much you can be trusted with would determine how much is a located to you. Luke 16:11, Luke 12:20
Giving requires continuity.
Story of David green (biblical billionaire by Fobs) He took the US government to court on funding of early abortions. He won the case.
It is foolishness to be shameful of what is gainful.
Your future is not in what they give you, but in what you give.
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Hour of visitation word 3
Bishop David Abioye
SERVING GOD WOULD ALWAYS MAKE A DIFFERENCE PART 3
THE DEMANDS FOR SERVING GOD APPROPRIATELY.
Serving God has demands. God minds details. Details determine excellence. There are terms and conditions for service of God.
If it is not acceptable, it cannot be rewardable.
Acceptable service is a product of terms and conditions.
2 Samuel 6:6
Serving God demands due order.
#1. Service must be done from the heart. Even though service is an act, it is rooted in the heart.
Do not be a religious activist.
You are not serving man but Christ.
God see your heart before he notices your acts.
1 Samuel 16:7
God looks on the heart
The heart of man are in grades
A right motive
2 chronicles 25:2
#2. Service must be with love.
1 kings 3:3-13, 1 chronic 29:3-5
Service must be love motivated.
People may applaud you, but if God does not approve you, it is fake
#3. Serve God with a clean hand.
Isaiah 52:11, psalm 4:3
You do not need more than faith to be saved but you need cleanliness to be used.
2 timothy 2:19-21
Righteousness is needed for quality service.
#4. Serve God faithfully and not face fully.
#5. Serve God willingly
2 Corinthians 8:12, 1 Corinthians 9:17
Your willingness is what determines rewards.
#6. Serve God joyfully.
When you do not serve God joyfully, he freezes your blessings.
2 Corinthians 9:6, Joel 1:12
Serve God with cheerfulness.
Don't let your looks betray your work.
#6. Serve God diligently. Give your best. Hebrews 11:6 Romans 12:11
#8. Serve God sacrificially. Go beyond your best
#9. Serve God unashamedly
Reputation mentality reduces people to the ground Hebrews 13:12-13
Identify with Christ reproach.
#10. Serve God tirelessly. Gal 6:9, Hebrews 6:10-11
Receive grace to serve God acceptably.
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