The Kingdom of GOD In | On JESUS CHRIST The Solid Rock We Stand

Previously in “The Kingdom Of GOD In | You’re Worthy LORD,”  we have already seen another form of false disciples and prophets. When we are possessed with the religious spirit we become false disciples and prophets because we teach and follow doctrines that are not really from GOD, but human rules and ideology.

The Lord JESUS warned us in the book of Matthew chapter 7 verses 15 to 20 about false prophets. He said that “Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? Likewise, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. Thus, by their fruit you will recognize them.”

So you will know them by their fruits; basically their lives, their actions, characters, and so on. A godly tree has to bear godly fruits. And a wicked tree will bear its own kind of fruits.

The Lord JESUS also warned us Christians to not be false disciples. He said in the book of Matthew chapter 7 verses 21 to 23, “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of My Father Who is in heaven. Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your Name and in Your Name drive out demons and in Your Name perform many miracles?’ Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Away from Me, you evildoers!”

You know faith without love is not from the Lord JESUS. One commandment He commanded us to obey is that we should love one another. He said in the book of John chapter 13 verse 34 and 35, “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are My disciples, if you love one another.” So for me to take the scripture for instance that says every place where I set my foot the LORD has given me, and claim it, and go to someone’s else land and claim is mine because the Scripture says so, that is not right. Imagine going to somebody’s else house and say I have put my foot into this house, and the Lord has given me your wife and children, and your land, because the Scripture says so and I have been given authority to do so. I mean, seriously? May GOD help us to understand His Will for us and the mystery of His Gospel. I’m not here to condemn, God forbid, but sometimes I’m just amazed how we can turn Scriptures to our own selfish desires.

I want us to pray. We are still continuing to rebuke these evil spirits and demons. These demons and evil spirits may hide, but all we have got to do is to notice the characters they reveal themselves to us and our surroundings.

I want us to pray for ourselves, our loved ones lives, and all people concerning us or connected to us in our present and future.

  • The spirit of rivalry. We rebuke, terminate, escape, and come against now and in the future, sibling against sibling rivalry; parent against child rivalry; child against parent rivalry; family member against family member rivalry; friend against friend rivalry. We declare peace, love, and unity. May GOD help us, in the Mighty Name of JESUS CHRIST. Amen
  • We rebuke, terminate, escape, and come against jail sentencing and imprisonment. LORD, none of us shall go to jail sentencing and imprisonment in our present and future in the Mighty Name of JESUS CHRIST. We rebuke it LORD. Thank You Holy FATHER. In JESUS Mighty Name. Amen
  • We rebuke, terminate, escape, and come against all kinds of terrorists’ attacks and activities, in the Mighty Name of JESUS CHRIST. Amen
  • May GOD help us walk blameless before HIM. May we escape the cup of false prophecy and discipleship. May we never be false disciples or false prophets, in the MIGHTY NAME OF JESUS CHRIST. Amen
  • LORD, please remove the garment of shame from us, and put on us Your Garment of Righteousness, in the Mighty Name of JESUS CHRIST. Thank You Heavenly FATHER. Amen

As we approach the end of the year, this is the time that we should pray more than before. I heard very recently from this blessed man of God saying that the minimum requirement to pray every day is one hour. And when he shared the Scripture of where he got that concept from I was amazed because I read that Bible passage several times, but I didn’t get the revelation like he did.

And the Bible passage he shared is in the book of Mark chapter 14 verses 32 to 41, it records that “Then they went to a place called Gethsemane; and Jesus said to His disciples, “Sit down here until I have prayed.” He took Peter and James and John with Him, and He began to be deeply distressed and troubled [extremely anguished at the prospect of what was to come]. And He said to them, “My soul is deeply grieved and overwhelmed with sorrow, to the point of death; remain here and keep watch.” After going a little farther, He fell to the ground [distressed by the weight of His spiritual burden] and began to pray that if it were possible [in the Father’s will], the hour [of suffering and death for the sins of mankind] might pass from Him. He was saying, “Abba, Father! All things are possible for You; take this cup [of judgment] away from Me; but not what I will, but what You will.” And He came back and found them sleeping, and He said to Peter, “Simon, are you asleep? Were you unable to keep watch for one hour? Keep [actively] watching and praying so that you do not come into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” He went away again and prayed, saying the same words. And again He came back and found them sleeping, because their eyes were very heavy; and they did not know how to answer Him. He came back a third time and said to them, “Are you still sleeping and resting?”

The Lord Jesus said the spirit is willing to pray; it’s our body that is weak. So if you have been praying less than one hour every day like me before, you haven’t been praying even the minimum that is required…hahaha. We need to increase our praying time and we can ask the Holy Spirit to help us pray every day for at least one hour. Time shouldn’t be an issue; instead of praying once a day, we can pray twice a day; half an hour in the morning, and half an hour in the evening.

Now, let’s continue with our series, “The Kingdom of GOD In.” You know some people may be wondering why I’m doing this series. One of the reasons is that there are people who think they are no such things as evil spirits existence. They look at things as normal. The way they behave and their characters, they think is normal, but truth is that there could be bad influence behind it that they need to rebuke in their lives. Two, I wanted to show us that it is even in the Bible. Evil spirits and demons didn’t start today; GOD Almighty was against them even from the early ages and days. Third, as we go through the series, I want us to address and pray for specific prayer points as we have been doing so far. There are some things we may overlook that we need to pray against or about.

In the book of 2 Kings chapter 17. It records that “In the twelfth year of Ahaz king of Judah, Hoshea son of Elah became king of Israel in Samaria, and he reigned nine years. He did evil in the eyes of the Lord, but not like the kings of Israel who preceded him. Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up to attack Hoshea, who had been Shalmaneser’s vassal and had paid him tribute. But the king of Assyria discovered that Hoshea was a traitor, for he had sent envoys to So king of Egypt, and he no longer paid tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year. Therefore Shalmaneser seized him and put him in prison. The king of Assyria invaded the entire land, marched against Samaria and laid siege to it for three years. In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria captured Samaria and deported the Israelites to Assyria. He settled them in Halah, in Gozan on the Habor River and in the towns of the Medes. All this took place because the Israelites had sinned against the Lord their God, Who had brought them up out of Egypt from under the power of Pharaoh king of Egypt. They worshiped other gods and followed the practices of the nations the Lord had driven out before them, as well as the practices that the kings of Israel had introduced. The Israelites secretly did things against the Lord their God that were not right. From watchtower to fortified city they built themselves high places in all their towns. They set up sacred stones and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every spreading tree. At every high place they burned incense, as the nations whom the Lord had driven out before them had done. They did wicked things that aroused the Lord’s anger. They worshiped idols, though the Lord had said, “You shall not do this.” The Lord warned Israel and Judah through all His prophets and seers: “Turn from your evil ways. Observe My commands and decrees, in accordance with the entire Law that I commanded your ancestors to obey and that I delivered to you through My servants the prophets.” But they would not listen and were as stiff-necked as their ancestors, who did not trust in the Lord their God. They rejected His decrees and the covenant He had made with their ancestors and the statutes He had warned them to keep. They followed worthless idols and themselves became worthless. They imitated the nations around them although the Lord had ordered them, “Do not do as they do.” They forsook all the commands of the Lord their God and made for themselves two idols cast in the shape of calves, and an Asherah pole. They bowed down to all the starry hosts, and they worshiped Baal. They sacrificed their sons and daughters in the fire. They practiced divination and sought omens and sold themselves to do evil in the eyes of the Lord, arousing His anger. So the Lord was very angry with Israel and removed them from His presence. Only the tribe of Judah was left, and even Judah did not keep the commands of the Lord their God. They followed the practices Israel had introduced. Therefore the Lord rejected all the people of Israel; He afflicted them and gave them into the hands of plunderers, until He thrust them from His presence. When He tore Israel away from the house of David, they made Jeroboam son of Nebat their king. Jeroboam enticed Israel away from following the Lord and caused them to commit a great sin. The Israelites persisted in all the sins of Jeroboam and did not turn away from them until the Lord removed them from His presence, as He had warned through all His servants the prophets. So the people of Israel were taken from their homeland into exile in Assyria, and they are still there. The king of Assyria brought people from Babylon, Kuthah, Avva, Hamath and Sepharvaim and settled them in the towns of Samaria to replace the Israelites. They took over Samaria and lived in its towns. When they first lived there, they did not worship the Lord; so He sent lions among them and they killed some of the people. It was reported to the king of Assyria: “The people you deported and resettled in the towns of Samaria do not know what the God of that country requires. He has sent lions among them, which are killing them off, because the people do not know what He requires.” Then the king of Assyria gave this order: “Have one of the Priests you took captive from Samaria go back to live there and teach the people what the God of the land requires.” So one of the Priests who had been exiled from Samaria came to live in Bethel and taught them how to worship the Lord. Nevertheless, each national group made its own gods in the several towns where they settled, and set them up in the shrines the people of Samaria had made at the high places. The people from Babylon made Sukkoth Benoth, those from Kuthah made Nergal, and those from Hamath made Ashima; the Avvites made Nibhaz and Tartak, and the Sepharvites burned their children in the fire as sacrifices to Adrammelek and Anammelek, the gods of Sepharvaim. They worshiped the Lord, but they also appointed all sorts of their own people to officiate for them as priests in the shrines at the high places. They worshiped the Lord, but they also served their own gods in accordance with the customs of the nations from which they had been brought. To this day they persist in their former practices. They neither worship the Lord nor adhere to the decrees and regulations, the laws and commands that the Lord gave the descendants of Jacob, whom He named Israel. When the Lord made a covenant with the Israelites, He commanded them: “Do not worship any other gods or bow down to them, serve them or sacrifice to them. But the Lord, Who brought you up out of Egypt with mighty power and outstretched arm, is the One you must worship. To Him you shall bow down and to Him offer sacrifices. You must always be careful to keep the decrees and regulations, the laws and commands He wrote for you. Do not worship other gods. Do not forget the covenant I have made with you, and do not worship other gods. Rather, worship the Lord your God; it is He Who will deliver you from the hand of all your enemies.” They would not listen, however, but persisted in their former practices. Even while these people were worshiping the Lord, they were serving their idols. To this day their children and grandchildren continue to do as their ancestors did.”

We learn that there is power in influence, and bad influence corrupt good character (1 Corinthians 15:33). We also learn that when we sin against the LORD and refuse to repent, He may allow bad things to happen to us. The texts says “Therefore the Lord rejected all the people of Israel; He afflicted them and gave them into the hands of plunderers, until He thrust them from His presence.”

The good news is that in the book of 1 John chapter 1 verse 9, it says that “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” God wants us to repent and turn back to Him.

We learn clearly here that GOD doesn’t want to share His honor that belongs to Him with idols and false gods. “They rejected His decrees and the covenant He had made with their ancestors and the statutes He had warned them to keep. They followed worthless idols and themselves became worthless. They imitated the nations around them although the Lord had ordered them, “Do not do as they do.”

So we now know that if we follow worthless idols and we will also become worthless like those idols…hahaha. The fact is that we are living in regions where we are surrounded by diversity of people from all over the world. And each of us may be coming from different backgrounds, and possible we could be worshiping differently.

From the Bible passage, it says that “Nevertheless, each national group made its own gods in the several towns where they settled, and set them up in the shrines the people of Samaria had made at the high places. The people from Babylon made Sukkoth Benoth, those from Kuthah made Nergal, and those from Hamath made Ashima; the Avvites made Nibhaz and Tartak, and the Sepharvites burned their children in the fire as sacrifices to Adrammelek and Anammelek, the gods of Sepharvaim. They worshiped the Lord, but they also appointed all sorts of their own people to officiate for them as priests in the shrines at the high places. They worshiped the Lord, but they also served their own gods in accordance with the customs of the nations from which they had been brought. To this day they persist in their former practices. They neither worship the Lord nor adhere to the decrees and regulations, the laws and commands that the Lord gave the descendants of Jacob, whom He named Israel. When the Lord made a covenant with the Israelites, He commanded them: “Do not worship any other gods or bow down to them, serve them or sacrifice to them. But the Lord, Who brought you up out of Egypt with mighty power and outstretched arm, is the One you must worship. To Him you shall bow down and to Him offer sacrifices. You must always be careful to keep the decrees and regulations, the laws and commands He wrote for you. Do not worship other gods. Do not forget the covenant I have made with you, and do not worship other gods. Rather, worship the Lord your God; it is He Who will deliver you from the hand of all your enemies.”

In one region they had several gods that the residents were worshiping. Some was worshiping the LORD but yet still associated with false gods and ungodly counsel. They worshiped the Lord, but they also appointed all sorts of their own people to officiate for them as priests in the shrines at the high places. They worshiped the Lord, but they also served their own gods in accordance with the customs of the nations from which they had been brought.

When we do what GOD wants, He will want to keep us close to Him and He will not thrust us from His Holy Presence. Therefore we need to pray every day to GOD for help so that we cannot fall into temptation daily to follow idols and false gods, but continue to rely and worship Him only. GOD is pleased when we do what He commands us because He gets the glory out of us. We need to worship The Worthy GOD, because all these idols and gods are worthless in the sight of The True GOD, the LORD.


Helen Majaga is a founder of Helen Majaga International, Live to Your Full Potential Podcast & YouCount Magazine, specializing in the training and development of individuals and businesses to achieve personal and professional goals.

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