Sunday, 3 June 2012

RE:UNION 2012 (Part 3): Finale! =)

Well we had RE:UNION 2012 finale at Stadium Negara! It was really awesome and eye-opening with lots of sermons and performances by various local bands (and I just knew that a lot of them are from Acts Church)! Amongst the performers are Coex (Cody Foo), Altered Frequency, An Honest Mistake, Caipifruta, Army of Three, FourLetterStory, Joneil, Juwita Suwito and Flippin Pages, and Used to Wander! Wooohooo! xD Praise the Lord for the variety of talents in church!

So that morning I hopped on a bus provided for delegates from Summit USJ to Stadium Negara! =))

Without further ado, I shall proceed to sermons shared by pastors! First one was by Pastor Sandra!

Bible Verses: 1 Kings 19:19-21; 2 Kings 2:9

- Elisha the Prophet.
- Many believers put a fullstop at times when we reach a certain age/status, under pressure.
- Live out the abundance of our life!
- It's a forever Kingdom, there's no fullstop! Everlasting love.
- Start living the everlasting.
- Don't wait for something to happen in your life, FLOW with Holy Spirit to it!
- 1) You need to be in place where you are found industrious, where God is working things out in you!
       Great dreams have to be started somewhere!
- 2) Total Surrender - Elisha burst up the oxen equipment then followed Elijah!
       This is the only preparation time, for the eternal life in Heaven.
       Elisha managed to see Elijah being taken away, and got double portion of spirit resting on Him!
       When we want the double portion of anointing, keep looking!
       Live victoriously, attributed to the double portion!
       You might have messed up the past, but you don't have to mess up again.
- 3) Seeked for equipping - asked for double portion anointing.
       Elisha knew his calling, and pursue it!
       Spoke with authority, man of integrity, had spiritual insights (victorious living) (2 Kings 6:16-17)
- Action has to be consistent with your message!
- Influential; served till his death! (2 Kings 13:14)
- Made history not only in the past, but keep making it forever!
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Second sermon was shared by Reverend Sam Surendran!

Bible verses: Matthew 8:2-3; Luke 15:17-21, Psalm 12; Exodus 16:31; Genesis 13:9-16; Romans 2:4;
                    Deuteronomy 28:3; Jeremiah 48; Philippians 3; Genesis 39:1-4, 39:20-23, 41:51-51.
                    45:7-8

- Which one first? Love or power?
- Tell people what is right about them, instead of saying out their wrongdoings.
- The best place to begin is from the position of HIS love, not ours!
- Favour is God's wprl, not ours. Breakthrough favour!
- There are favours we don't see from everywhere around us.
- Miraculous catch of fish (Luke 5:1-11, John 21:27)
- God is in the business of breakthrough favour!
- When the God's favour is with you, nothing can fight against you.
- It's not about you, but God's favour upon your life.
- The moment you feel the Father's love, you are no longer a roster worker, but a vision worker.
- Blessing is NOT in a place, but on a PERSON!
- Ruth vs. Boaz; Poor, widow, A Moabite.
- It's the favour of God that makes it work!
- Favours come in small packages! Every role regardless of its significance has favour!
- Be conscious of God, and favour will find you!
- Disappointment (Genesis: 45:7-8)
- Detours & Distractions (Genesis 50:19-20)
- Jacob and favour (Genesis 27:18, 32:24, 32:27)
- Don't change identity to get blessing! Be yourself, and be blessed!
- God is wrestling to bless you! =)

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Third sermon was shared by our senior pastor, Reverend Kenneth Chin! =))

Bible Verses: Matthew 3:11; 1 Kings 18:20-40

- God can! Nothing is impossible with God!
- With Jesus & Spirit of God, we are able to overcome!
- Sometimes it's hard to accept something, but God loves them!
- Don't let the music separate us!
- Harp -> Praise, Bow -> Prayer.
- Jesus will baptise you with Holy Spirit and fire!
- Fire, is given by Jesus, and only through Him!
- 'Pur' down the fire -> lightning -> pure energy -> electricity.
- Electricity/Energy flows!
- Fire needs to be channelled to the useful!
- Lightning is created through collision of 2 opposites!
- To attract lightning, we need to be filled with water (Word of God) as faith is the best conductor of
   lightning (Fire)!
- In God's eyes, 'lowest' point is the highest point, without care of what other people will say.
- Only at the highest point in an open ground, lightning will strike!
- Prayer, fast, determination and faith can get you to the highest point!
- Let God who answers by fire be God!
- 1) We need to choose, to leave the old ways and live for Jesus! Choose who you will serve!
- 2) Challenge; God wants to challenge you to do something by faith not by sight!
- 3) Consecrate/Sacrifice; The preparation, of your heart! Many people give what they want to give,
      not what God wants from them. Fire will not keep burning without sacrifice! Preparation is truly the
      sacrifice!
- 4) Call; Pray and call upon the name of Jesus!
- 5) Cause; Cause of Fire, is never to show off, but to turn people back to God and Jesus! =)

Favourite Music! =)