Posted in Illustration, Revelation, Study of the Word

UNITY

UNITY

July 13, 2016

[Topic perceived through the Midweek Service 6-8PM today delivered through Ps. Jun Perez]

John 17:11-13 NKJV
“11Now I am no longer in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to You. Holy Father, keep through Your name those whom You have given Me, that they may be one as We are. 12 “While I was with them in the world, I kept them in Your name. Those whom You gave I have kept, and none of them lost except the one of perdition that the Scripture might be fulfilled. 13 “But now I come to You, and these things I speak in the world, that they may have My joy fulfilled in them.”

When Jesus was about to be betrayed, He prayed this to the Father. Jesus prayed for His disciples whom God has given Him to disciple to be UNITED as He was about to go back to the Father in a little while.  He declared unity to them as He knew He and the Father are united.

We are the Body of Christ yet are each a member individually. (1 Corinthians 12:27) And though ONE BODY we are of different parts and different functions. (Romans 12:4) Though we are one body, we all have different unique abilities, gifts and talents yet with these different things God made us united towards ONE common goal- to worship and bring glory to His name. As one body, we cannot fully function without the others. We become incomplete and worthless without one another.

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It’s like this house floating through a number of balloons like the movie “Up”. If on the sky, the birds would pop some of the balloons that house has the possibility of falling down. Or if the wrong balloons are popped or the winds take come and blow some away, the house might slant and destroy what’s inside the house because of its imbalance.

We are like these balloons, if we don’t stay united, the birds, the winds would come and we would struggle and fall. We will not be able to reach the destination we want to reach; we will not reach the goal we want to accomplish if we are dis-united.

We need teamwork. And we cannot have teamwork if we are not members of any team. So we should find the right team where we can join in and be accepted and treated with respect and humility.

Find a ministry where we can serve and function as one unique part of the body.(1 Corinthians 12:27)

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Posted in Experience, Testimony

“REGISTRATION”

June 7, 2016 (Tuesday)

“As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.” (Proverbs 27:17 NLT)

When a group of people work together for the first time to do for the first time a certain task certain things are sure to arise. Yet I believe despite those certain things, if our goal is but one ALL can be resolved in a manner worth all the efforts exerted by all involved.

And it did and it will.

There were some things that needed to be improved and worked with but it worked out well. Well the word of the day for us was “REGISTRATION”. It was because whatever we talked about it all boils down to REGISTRATION, the very beginning.

It’s really true that whatever things we do if it begins unplanned and done in a rush, the rest can simply history unwanted. Yet sometimes its unavoidable. We make mistakes, we skip this and that, we forget and we sometimes get tired. Yet that is NOT the end. We talk and make amends, we resolve things.  WE DO SOMETHING.

And ALL THINGS WORKED together for good.

Life begins with a STEP. Unless we make a step we are not making life. And when we do make a step yet we stumble, LEARN to STAND because our fall is not the end of the story. There are more up ahead.

LEARN. DO.