Friday, 18 April 2014

The Long Silence - (Judgment day illustration: video & text)



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pHChXhE_Xo

At the end of time, billions of people were scattered on a great plain before God's throne. Most shrank back from the brilliant light before them. But some groups near the front talked heatedly - not with cringing shame, but with beligerence.

"Can God judge us? How can he know about suffering?" Snapped a pert young brunetter. He ripped open a sleeve to reveal a tattooed number from a Nazi Concentration Camp. "We endured terror ... beatings ... torture ... death!"
In another group a Negro boy lowered his collar. "What about this?" he demanded, showing an ugly rope burn. "Lynched for no crime but being black!"
In another crowd, a pregant schoolgirl with sullen eyes. "Why should I suffer?" She murmured. "It wasn't my fault."
Far out across the plain were hundreds of such groups. Each had a complaint about against God for the evil and suffering he had permitted in the world. How lucky God was to live in heaven where all was sweetness and light, where there was no weeping or fear, no hunger or hatred. What did God know of all that men had been forced to endure in this world? For God leads a pretty sheltered life, they said.
So each of these groups sent forth their leader, chosen because they had suffered the most. A Jew, a person from Hiroshima, a horribly deformed arthritic, thalidomide child.
In the centre of the plain they consulted with each other. At last they were ready to present their case. It was rather clever. Before God could be qualified to be their judge, he must endure what they had endured. Their decision was that God should be sentenced to live on earth - as a man!

Let him be born a Jew. Let the legitimacy of the birth be doubted.
Give him a work so difficult that even his family will think him our of this mind when he tries to do it.
Let him be betrayed by his closest friends.
Let him face false charges, be tried by a prejudiced jury and convicted by a cowardly judge
Let him be tortured.


At the last, let him see what it means to be terribly alone.
Then let him die so that there can be no doubt that he died.
Let there be a great host of witnesses to verify it.

As each leader announced his portion of the sentence, loud murmurs of approval went up from the throng of people assembled. When the last had finished pronoucing sentence, there was a long silence. Nobody uttered another word. No one moved.
For suddenly all knew that God had already served his sentence.

http://richardcho.tripod.com/illustrations.html#r5



Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Saturday, 12 April 2014

Prayer for unevangelized people groups - 12/04/2014


Koti in Mozambique
Population: 97,200
World Population: 97,200
Primary Religion: Islam 93,8%
Language: Koti
Bible: Portions
Status: Evangelicals 1%







http://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/12812/MZ


Friday, 11 April 2014

The joy of the saints


There will be day of great hope, Christ will step in this world with boldness and will take it back from Satan's hands. Masons, Freemasons and the great politicians who lead the world from their parliaments or from their secret hidden places of their secret societies will have to accept with shame the defeat for ever and ever. The saints of God will overjoy when the Babylon (the center of globalized world) will fell down for ever and ever. The saints of God will shout Alleluia after the fall of Babylon because eventually Christ will start reigning for 1000 of years. What a joy!    



Thursday, 10 April 2014

Prayer for unevangelized people groups - 10/04/2014

Population: 1,071,000
World Population: 1,071,000
Primary Religion: Islam
Language: Malay, Jambi
Bible: Questionable need
Status: Unreached





Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Saturday, 5 April 2014

World Hunger Statistics - injustice in our world

World Hunger Statistics
Total number of children that die every year from hunger1.5 million
Percent of world population considered to be starving33%
Time between deaths of people who die from hunger3.6 seconds
Total number of people in the world who suffer from hunger and malnutrition800 million
Total number of people who do not have enough to eat936 million people
Total percentage who do not have enough to eat who live in developing countries98%
Total percentage of world’s hungry that live in 7 countries65%
Number of people who died of hunger today20,864
Total number of people who will die of hunger this year7,615,360
Total percentage of U.S. households that are at risk of hunger11%

http://www.statisticbrain.com/world-hunger-statistics/

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

STOP COMERCIALIZING EVANGELICAL CRHISTIANITY

Maybe you live in the West and you don’t realize how much Christianity in the West is affected by popularity, commerce and money. Huge conferences, popular speakers and popular gospel singers generate a type of Christianity that depends so much of money and popularity. Sure, there is a lot of opposition if somebody will say: STOP COMERCIALIZING EVANGELICAL CRHISTIANITY. We are too far with these practices!

Another area where we sleep, is books publishing. Here we have so called “best seller” label. Many buy these books because this label, and writers orient themselves by the demand of the public. So if today sex is the trend, Christians book stores abound of this type of books, I wonder if we do not miss subjects more needed today like: Hell, judgment, eternal damnation and a bold proclamation of salvation.  

Think twice before you buy a Christian book, you demand the subjects by buying books, and if you are evangelical writer, think for 2 years before you write it. Let’s also be careful with music concerts, conferences and whom will receive your money. Let’s not waste time and money on luxury preachers. It’s time for a evangelical reform!

Monday, 24 March 2014

The order of preaching the "love message"

The world is heading to Hell, that's not a secret for anybody. We live a era of new paganism, and the signs of its existence are: homosexuality, crime, abortion, cynical pleasure, love without responsibility, all kinds of sexual perversions, etc. 

The new paganism is well promoted by the Western countries with a lots of funds and propaganda. The most important global institutions were hijacked by the perverted politicians who for the sake of tolerance spend billions to preach their perverted agenda and to destroy human and moral values. And this is not new. The Bible foretold this. 

In this battle, we need to think more before preaching to a sinning world. The "love gospel" or "unconditional love" is not relevant for this generation. Too often we preach a triumphalist message of love without letting people know about the wrath of God. The immensity of sin is not seen as immense offence to God. The preachers of the old times as John Wesley had a different order we have today. They preached first about the condemnation of the Law and then about the Good News, but we miss the first, and later is hard to correct the spoiled people who got a false assurance and a misconception about God and His love. 
      

Monday, 17 March 2014

Prayer for unevangelized people groups - 17/03/2014

Giddikki in India

Population: 93,600
World Population: 93,600
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Language: Konkani, Goan
Bible: Complete
Status: Unreached






http://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/16831/IN

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Prayer for unevangelized people groups - 13/03/2014

Afshari in Iran

Population: 344,000
World Population: 357,000
Primary Religion: Islam
Language: Azerbaijani, South
Bible: None
Status: Unreached







http://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/19409/IR

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Steve Hill Passed Away

Steve Hill - http://www.charismanews.com/
Perhaps best known as the evangelist for the Brownsville Revival in Pensacola, Fla., Evangelist and Pastor Steve Hill went home to be with the Lord on Sunday.
“Today, March 9 Steve crossed the finish line. Steve lived every day with eternity in view, today he finally saw it with his own eyes. The Church has lost a general in the faith, heaven has gained a saint,” reads a post on his Facebook ministry page. “Please remember Jeri, Ryan, Shelby, Kelsey and the family in your prayers.”
Hill passed on to glory after a long battle with Melanoma, the most dangerous type of skin cancer and the leading cause of death from skin disease.

Read more  on charismanews.com

Monday, 10 March 2014

The text of the song Goodness & severity by David Pawson

Goodness, severity.
Vengeance and charity.
In perfect harmony,
The One who is God;
Hates our iniquity,
Offers us sanctity,
Judges with equity,
And settles our fate.

O what a mystery,
Goodness, severity;
Bow down and worship
For this is our God,
This is our God.

Father's pure holiness,
Perfect in righteousness,
Yet shows his kindliness:
His Son on a cross;
Cleanses our filthiness,
Cuts out our greediness.
Fills up our emptiness
And calls us his own.

Mercy available,
Sinners forgivable,
Life indestructible
For those who accept;
Favour resistible,
Judgement inev'table,
Torment interm'nable.
For those who reject.