Friday, November 23, 2018

A Message for Singapore - Wolf Simson

Singapore: I am changing your status as an Antioch of Asia

My dear Singapore – how I longed to dwell among you with my glory and make you a light to the nations. But you have missed the days of your visitation. I have offered you the Kingdom of Heaven, but you chose Christianity from overseas. I have wanted to be your King, but you rejected my Kingship, selected your own Sauls and submitted to human leaders of your own choice just like my people of Israel who set up kings without my consent and choose princes without my approval. You have more respect for your own political, financial and religious leaders than for me. I wanted to be holy among you, but you were only interested in healing. I wanted you to live in my presence, but you gave me visiting hours in your church services. Instead of serving me, you fell for the false gospel of Mammon. Though you still cry, sing and preach “Lord, Lord”, you do not do what I say. You have rejected my law and made up your own laws. You believe that you are better than the nations surrounding you because of your great wealth and progress. This is not a result of my blessings, but the deception of riches. Instead of becoming a beacon of light, a city on the hill, you became a market for those that peddle the gospel. You have failed to receive the seeds of the Gospel of the Kingdom, and brought forth the fruit of religion: kinglessness, disunity and the yoke of slavery. I expected you to be a good garden, a well‐watered vineyard that produces good grapes, but you yielded wild and unpruned grapes. The thorns of material worries and the thistles of arrogance have overtaken and trapped you. Your basic architecture is now far more shaped by the market than by my Kingdom. You even call the arrogant blessed and measure yourself not according to my plumb line of righteousness, but the false plumb line of success. There was a time when your role was to be an Antioch of Asia. But the season has now passed, the opportunity is lost, the door has closed. I have already begun to take away your most respected leaders and your reputation. Your youth that you have dedicated to the dragon of greed and achievement, is now turning it’s back on you. They are no longer impressed by the glib sermons and religious performances in what you call church. Ikabod, my glory has left you.

Therefore, I am hereby revoking your status as an Antioch of Asia, a centre for my apostolic purposes in Asia. You are now closer to turn into a modern day Nineveh than in the days when I called you to become an Antioch. Consider again what is written in the books of Jonah and Nahum and you will know my burden for you. I particularly detest that you have turned my ways into the patterns of a modern day synagogue. You follow weak principles that enslave you and you observe religious laws that I have never given you, while you detest my law, the Law of Christ, and the rules of my house. The synagogue is what Israel, my people, invented during their time in Babylon in a spirit of national and religious self‐ preservation, out of rebellion against my Kingship and my Kingdom. I never ordered my people to build synagogues; yet they did so. And my Body has, in a spirit of rebellion against my Kingship and my Kingdom, done the same and embraced the blueprint of the Jewish synagogue to be their basic pattern for what you call church. I myself foretold that all the prophets, wise men and teachers I am going to send to you will be killed, crucified and flogged in your synagogue. You, my Body in Singapore, have done that. In defiance of me, you have become a synagogue, trapping my word and yourself in a pyramidal system created in a spirit of religious pride, national hubris and even wordly competition with each other. Since then, you have invited many self‐appointed, false apostles and prophets to tell you what your itching ears wanted to hear, because you wanted to celebrate yourself. But those apostles and prophets that I sent to you, you have ignored and even ridiculed. However, I can use even systems built in defiance to me to proclaim what I wish to say. It was a synagogue where I first proclaimed: Repent, because the Kingdom of God has come. It was from the platform of a synagogue that my apostle Paul spoke to the city of Ephesus, arguing persuasively about the Kingdom of God.

What does it mean that you are no longer my Antioch, but a mere synagogue? It is to humble you, so you will learn my ways. From now on, you will still have the platform, but not longer is it the Word of the Lord that is coming from you. From now on, my word, the Word of the Kingdom, will have to come to you, declared to you by the apostles, prophets and teachers I am going to send to you. Even from your neighbouring nations, on whom you have looked down for a long time, I will send my word to you. If you receive it, and if you receive my messengers, people that you have despised in the past, I will look at you again with favour and will give you room for repentance. You must change your ways, they have displeased me greatly. Come back to me; come home to me, into my house. Repent, my beloved Bride in Singapore, because you have run away from me. Repent from idolizing yourself. Repent from idolizing even my people of Israel. They should be jealous of you, but you have become covetous of them and failed to make them jealous. Repent from idolizing your material wealth. You have not done with my money that is on your bank accounts what I wanted to see done with it. You have robbed me. Repent from your arrogance towards other nations surrounding you. Repent from establishing a myriad of Christian synagogues you call churches and wasting my money so easily.

There are a few amongst you who have not bowed their knee to the Baal of fame, name and prideful, competitive church structures. They are my remnant, my true sages. I am tasking them to call for a national, solemn assembly to individually and corporately repent on behalf of missing the days of my visitation; repent on behalf of an imperial mindset to bring the kind of perfunctory and self‐centred church that seem normal to you to the nations surrounding you and call it missions; repent for being involved in a religion made by man, not by me, and for not joining me in becoming the city whose architect and builder is me, for which already Abraham was looking forward to. Do this soon, because the time is short and I will not delay my purposes because you are tardy. If I have dealt ever so severely with my own people of Israel, do not think I will hesitate to deal with you severely as well in order to fulfil my plans. But if you respond swiftly and with a humble spirit, if you radically change your ways of following and obeying me, I will show mercy, grace and my unbroken love for you. Because even as your role in my plans is now changing, you still will have a task to fulfil. Do it in a spirit to bring honour and glory to me, not to you, and I will be with you, as I have promised long ago. |

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Growth to Spiritual Maturity

Every Christians must grow towards spiritual maturity, into the image and likeness of Christ in order to truly live and walk in the Spirit.  To attain this, our body which is the temple of God must be filled with the fullness of God, as God gives the Spirit without limits.

As humans, we all have a physical body, a soul and a spirit. I quote Stephen Covey who says, “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, but spiritual beings having a human experience.”

God creates us first in the spirit and put us in our earthly mother’s womb to be birthed with a physical earthly body. Our human spirit is entrapped in our sinful human body weighed down by the earth’s gravity. We need to grow towards spiritual maturity in order to free our human’s spirit from the force of gravity. This force bursting through the gravity of the flesh is like a rocket being launched into space. As a spacecraft in orbit can see earth very clearly, so will a human’s spirit in such position can see things that other cannot see.

Body - 1 Corinthians 3:1-3

“Brothers, I could not address you as spiritual but as worldly–mere infants in Christ. I gave you milk, not solid food, for you were not yet ready for it. Indeed, you are still not ready. You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are you not acting like mere men?”

Soul - 1 Corinthians 2:14

“The man without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.”

Spirit - 1 Corinthians 2:11

“For who among men knows the thoughts of a man except the man’s spirit within him? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.”

Spiritual Maturity

On the scale of maturity, God's measurement on the growth of spiritual maturity is how one lives with abundant blessing with the fullness of God in us to love others as "God does not show favoritism but accepts men from every nation who FEAR Him and DO WHAT IS RIGHT" (Acts 10:34-35).

Without our spirit-being continually strengthened with power, many Christians will be led by their soul and sinful flesh instead of being led by the Spirit (Romans 8:14). Those led by their soul and sinful flesh will never walk and experience the abundant blessing and fullness of God because pride, deception, fear and unwillingness to be taught the truth by God or the people of God come from our carnal sinful nature.

All the works of the Holy Spirit are done through man's spirit while the works of the enemy are all done  through man's soul and sinful flesh. Ephesians 3:16-19 taught us to seek the Lord on strengthening our spirit with power  through His Spirit in order to grow to spiritual maturity, to the image and likeness of Christ.

Prayers of Ephesians 3:16-19

“I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.”

Arsenal of Fire Global

November 18, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

Rob Whelan’s Testimony

Arsenal of Fire Global ministered in New Zealand recently, and we had an amazing manifest presence of God. One of those we ministered to was Rob Whelan. With his permission, I would like to share his powerful encounter with God’s fire. Rob is a truly amazing believer, the kind that God will use for His glory, as He said in Romans 9:25-26, “I will call them ‘my people’ who are not my people; and I will call her ‘my loved one’ who is not my loved one, and, it will happen that in the very place where it was said to them, ‘You are not my people,’ they will be called ‘sons of the living God.’ ”

God requires children who understands the true meaning of sonship, those who are obedient and manifest His glory in healing and deliverance to reveal Jesus.

Arsenal of Fire Global

Rob Whelan shared his testimony:-

“You might remember, I was the demon inflicted guy with the long beard who took your hand for a blessing at the Capital Vineyard Church in Wellington in September this year.  I do remember hearing you blessing me as a fire starter and that I carry the light to overcome the darkness.

Since that night, I have a strong heat in the pit of my belly especially when I read the Bible and also especially your book.

It's about the 3rd month since I was baptised. The heat is still very very strong in the pit of my stomach so I know it is a very powerful gift which makes a big difference in ministering God’s healing to others.

I have imparted the ‘fire’ of God to a couple of faith-filled friends in church and also recently laid hands on a non-believing friend from Singapore and the lord completely healed his sprained ankle.

I am now hitting the streets on Saturday with some friends to offer God’s healing to the general public. Time to set Wellington alight!

I was also just wondering whether you have any plan to run a Fire Starters School in New Zealand. I think it would be an amazing thing to do over here, as many are prophesizing that a huge revival will be coming out of NZ of worship and prayer movements that will go on to powerfully influence the rest of the nations of the world to great effect.”

Rob Whelan