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Sunday, 7 February 2016

The devil 4th weapon

The devil uses three weapons to destroy men and women of God who serve or have the desire to serve Him on the altar. But there’s one weapon that is the most dangerous, and if men and women of God are not alert, it will knock them down.

1. The devil’s first weapon is to put the temptation of women in the path of a man of God, and men in the path of a woman of God. The devil does this to weaken them.
2. The second weapon the devil uses can even look like a blessing from God, which is prosperity. The devil does this so that the person prospers and loses his fire for the work of God on the altar. He knows that if that person begins to serve God, he or she will set the world on fire. Note: sure, we need to have blessed financial lives before serving on the altar; but we must never lose focus of what we really want, which is to save souls.
3. The third weapon is pride. The devil finds a way to blind the person, making him oblivious to the fact that he is proud. And the proud, for the most part, don’t even know that they’re proud.
Let’s move on to our story and you will learn the fourth weapon that the devil uses to destroy those who do the Work of God.
There was a pastor in a church who succeeded in everything he did. He had communion with God and lived in holiness, praying, fasting and reading the Bible. Wherever he went, the work developed and many people converted, for there were healings and miracles.
Seeing this, the devil held a meeting in hell and sent the first demon, the Sexpot. And she said to the pastor, “I’m gonna take you down!”
The pastor immediately rebuked that demon, prayed, fasted, read the Bible, strengthened his marriage, and the demon went away.
Then, the devil held another meeting and decided to send Greed in order to fill the pastor’s eyes with material ambition. Once again, the pastor prayed, fasted, read the Bible, sacrificed all he had, and the devil was defeated.
The devil was furious, and so he sent Pride to fill the pastor’s heart with a self-centred ego. But the pastor prayed, fasted, read the Bible, and humbled himself before God. And once again, the devil was defeated
The devil saw that all his attempts had failed. Angrily he sent the three demons to the church where that pastor was in order to find whatever flaw they could. The demons went to the church and began watching him closely.
One day, the three demons, still searching for a mistake that could be used against the pastor, saw another demon passing by the church. He was walking with a stick and looked tired. And the three demons began mocking him, “You tired old devil! What are doing here?” And they asked him his name.
Out of the corner of his eye he looked at them and with a sarcastic smile on his face said, “My name? I am TIME. And you, what are you doing here?”
The other demons told him about their mission and how they had failed so far. He said to them, “Just wait and I’ll tell you what to do. Don’t hurry,” he added, “because I know how to work.” And he began his subtle moves.
First, he worked on the pastor’s time, making him busy with many things to do. It wasn’t long until he had no more time to fast, and he became weak. Then he no longer had time to read the Bible, and so he no longer heard the voice of God. Without hearing the voice of God, he lost communion with Him. That was when that demon commanded the others to swing into action. And that was how the pastor who set the world on fire fell.
Time is the fourth weapon of the devil to neutralise the faith of those who do not persevere. Sometimes he makes us busy with many things. Other times, he gives us a false sense of well-being, making things easier for us so that we relax in our faith. And that’s how he strikes us down.
Always remember where you came from and what God has done in your life in order to remain firm in the faith. The overcomer is not the one who starts the race, but the one who finishes it.


www.renatocardoso.com 

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

A message for the servants

You, therefore, who teach another, do you not teach yourself? You who preach that a man should not steal, do you steal? You who say, “Do not commit adultery,” do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples? You who make your boast in the law, do you dishonor God through breaking the law? For “the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you,” as it is written. (Romans 2:21-24 NKJV)

Sunday, 10 January 2016

A message for you who are going through hard times.

Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.
For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.
So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
2 Coríntios 4:16-18

Monday, 28 December 2015

What is the Fast of Daniel?

The Fast of Daniel is based on the fast described in the Daniel chapter 10, in the Bible. During 21 days, Daniel decided to fast in order to find favor, wisdom, and understanding from God.

Now-a-days, among the list of things which get in the way of our relationship with God, distractions are more than present–and they come in all forms of entertainment and secular information which bombard us constantly. The Lord Jesus would say “He who has ears to hear, let him hear!” (Matthew 13:9) The purpose of the Fast of Daniel is exactly this: to open our ears to the voice of God.
So you can receive the Holy Spirit in your life. The bible says : “Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His.” Romans 8:9

How does it work?
From Monday December 28th we will abstain ourselves from any type of entertainment and secular information until January 17th.

Examples:
Facebook, newspapers, cinema, TV programs, radio shows, gossip, movies, internet etc…

What should you do during the 21 days?
Use the time to connect with God, through prayers and reading your bible and to get closer to your family.
Come to church more often and seek the Holy Spirit everyday.

What sites can I access?

During the fast you can visit:

Universalusa.org for church messages 

You can listen to the Universal Online radio everyday:

Visit Bishop’s Blog:
and others.
You can also watch Christian Movies.
For more information please speak with your Pastor.


God bless you.

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Does happiness exist?


Have you ever seen someone chasing the wind? Imagine a bunch of cockroaches running around in circles!
That’s right. This is the direction in which mankind is heading.
Everyone is frantically searching and putting all of their strength into finding true happiness.
The strong trample over the weak in order to take possession of this happiness faster.
The poor majority, allow themselves to be carried away by the winds of ‘luck’. They say, “Who knows, maybe one day my life will change?” They go through life, living from one hopeful dream to the next.
The sick seek happiness in their physical healing. For them, being healthy is the most important thing in their life.
Others believe that happiness lies in their professional achievements. For them, money is the foundation of their happiness.
And for those who are lonely or feel frustrated with their love life, their happiness lies in finding their other half. So, they get involved with various love affairs as if they were a lottery game. They try their luck at love because they want to be happy.
But they have all, without any exceptions, gotten lost during their search. The more they move around in their search, the more they sink into the quicksand of this world. They even reach the point of questioning whether true happiness actually existences, just like atheists do when they begin questioning God’s existence.
If happiness does exist, where is it and how do you achieve it?
“Who can answer that?”, ask all those who are unhappy…
In order to achieve happiness, you must first take possession of life. The dead don’t have the right to happiness. If someone is spiritually dead and lives in sin, how will they ever achieve true happiness? That’s impossible.
First, they must be resurrected. And for that, you must seek the Author of life.
The Lord Jesus said:
“I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.” John 11:25.
You must believe with all of your body, soul and spirit.
After this unconditional surrender, you will receive life and the right to the happiness you’ve always dreamed of.
Those who are humble enough to surrender to Him and fear Him, inherit riches and honor and life. Proverbs 22:4
This means that you will find happiness on earth.
The 21 days of the Fast of Daniel is a great opportunity for those who are literally feeling miserable. Beginning this Monday – 12/28/15 – those who want, will reserve the next 21 days to separate themselves from all secular information, such as TV, radio, internet, magazines, newspapers, sports, entertainment, that is, a fast of everything audiovisual.
We will be cleaning up our hearts and minds from all the useless baggage this world has to offer. We will only be receiving information that pertains to the Word of God – the Holy Bible.
Therefore, during this fast, God’s Spirit will be poured out according to His promise in Joel 2:13-19.
May God, through the Holy Spirit, open up the understanding of all those who believe.
source: www.bishopmacedo.com