What Provokes You

Luke 4:

  • Life encounters
  • Job, government policy, loved one, infidelity, what is said
  • He angry and sin not
  • Jesus tempted in wilderness by Satan
  • As a Christian who experience as soon as you profess a challenge, trying comes your way
  • God am I able to go thru what you put before me
  • Is the situation you are in because you did not listen, follow Word of God

Temptations

  • Hungry in physical
  • Worship in spiritual
  • Mat 5:44-45 KJV 44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; 45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
  • Satan offered Jesus the world for worship
  • Christ response is to only worship God

Anointing reveals truth

  • Luk 4:18-19 KJV 18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, 19 To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.
  • Jesus anointed to preach
  • Answers to your problem, questions in the Word of God
  • Those in the temple / synagogue filled with wrath, bothered by the Words of Christ Jesus
  • Truth won’t be liked be every one
  • Keep telling truth, don’t stop telling the truth
  • Things that provoke you to wrath says a lot about your ministry, can you stay on course, understand the calling on your life, don’t let anyone stop you from fulfilling the calling in your life

Who Do You Believe

God vs government

  • Hippocratic oath
  • Health and hygiene related since Bible says
  • Serpent wrapped around staff
  • Imotep closely similar to Joseph, Son of Jacob (Israel)
  • Fear from prior sickness (bird, swine flu) causing fear now
  • Last flu came after attack on churches in Spain in 1918
  • China now persecuting Christians church also source of current pandemic COVID-19

Numbers 21:4

  • God sent serpents due to complaining after freedom from Egypt
  • Serpent wrapped on pole healed Hebrews bitten by snake
  • God in the midst there is healing
  • James 5:15 call for elders, anoint with oil, prayer for healing
  • Forsake not the assembling of saints for church

What is it worth

  • Risk life,
  • Is God over the house
  • God protects His house
  • Members of body of Christ Jesus

Murmur

  • Disobedience leads to sickness to get your attention
  • Obedience into potential death like Hebrew boys in fiery furnace
  • Whether God delivers or not he is able, be obedient

Who you believe

  • God or doctor
  • Mother in hospice care had vital signs for oxygen, O2, able to return home
  • Knowing God makes you realize your natural life is not important
  • Spiritual life, eternal life most important
  • Has the pandemic got your attention, look to Christ Jesus for your healing
  • Joh 3:14 KJV And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: