Below is the video short clip of the Sunday message on 01 Jan 2012.
Blessed New Year to all of you!
In the beginning of the New Year, I do not know what God will do next but in my heart, I knew God will do immeasurable more than I ask or imagine. Although many unhappy things happened in the past, but God’s tender and loving voice never stop, He continues to reveal the fulfillment of His promises through our every experience, people we meet, times and messages we hear. But many times we always look at our conditions, weaknesses, inferiority and bad circumstances, thinking we are lousy and growing slowly, but God’s heart does not think in this way. The Lord Jesus Christ has already fulfilled His complete/perfect Immanuel, God said forgetting the things which are behind, actually what it meant is not asking us to forget the past, but to integrate our past in the promise and use them to glorify God, benefit men and build His kingdom; God has already prepared (Goal: Inheritance/eternal crown) for us. Therefore, the power of the Gospel is not to change our past or conditions, but through believing the promises of God and receive God’s power; not to feel pain of my bad past but to see blessing today are brought from the past, not to feel inferior of my bad conditions/slowness/failure but more value yourself because of who you are (called), not to feel lacking but to be contented (Jehovah provider), not to receive accusation by our weaknesses/sins but to receive God’s perfect love, forgiven and mercy. When you see within all these has God’s work and blessing, we will value our identity of how dignify in Jesus Christ, and greater fulfillment in our future. The attraction of the gospel will lead us turn back to God’s side, and see all see all our conditions and problems are actually ‘chosen’ by God and have purpose of His good works, which enable us to genuinely testify God and exalting God’s greatness. In the year of 2012, may we truly believe the promises of God, value yourself and value all, to clearly experience and enjoy the power of the gospel and that make men to be born again, healed and be sent. Thus, God will surely able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us.
“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last,just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.”
Sunday Message on 01Jan’12