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STOP AND THINK

Preached on 17th November 1996 At  THE HOUSEHOLD OF GOD ONITSHA By BROTHER MARTIN “Truth has no substitute” © BRIDE OF CHRIST MINISTRY WORLD-WIDE

If Saint Paul will resurrect this day or anytime, surely he will come and kneel at my feet.  You will hear Saint Paul saying, “My Lord and my God.”  If Peter will resurrect, he will do the same thing. Believe it if you can   -THE SON OF MAN
(DO NOT BE CORRUPTED BY THE SIMPLICITY THAT IS IN CHURCH, PP 3)

GOD SHOWED YOU HIS SUPERNATURAL ATTRIBUTES SO that you might believe that I am He and beside me there is no other. I know who I am, your unbelief
cannot alter what I am—It does nOt add, it does nOt remove. But I am persuading you that you might be saved for if you do not BELIEVE; there is no way you can be saved. THUS your salvation is tied to your belief in the Son of Man that God has sent Him.

The only thing you can do to FULFILL the demand of God is to believe in Him whom He has sent. Believing means: obeying His words, walking according to His preceptS.

Another reason why He shows Himself to you from time to time is to enable you change your attitude towards Him.
We received a message that said, “If we are convinced that God is God and He is the one that has revealed Himself among us, we should collectively worship Him. But if we are not convinced, let us go home and have our rest”. –The Son of Man
 (ARE YOU CONVINCED? page 27, verse 26-29)


A BOOK
IN THE DAYS OF
 THE SON OF MAN

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GOD IS GOOD TO US
What is holding rapture is now in our midst. In other words we are now escaping the wrath of Christ. What that is in heaven is here already waiting for the final move, from now the whole world is in trouble.
2.           You remembered what happened during the time of Noah, when the world least expected was when it happened. Remember Noah finished the ark and allowed it to remain open for anybody who wants to enter to enter. Remember the voice that went forth saying, “Wait until the last trumpet will sound, when the people of the world will come and searching for us, by that time they will not find us again,” by 1993 was there any idea at all? 
3.           Note that there will be even hard truth. Note by 1993 when we preached “Cry out against the System,” by 1994, the idea of publishing “Cry Out” was not even in our mind, because it was after Count Down 1994 that the Lord commanded us to publish “Cry Out” 1994.
4.           We hadn’t any idea of anything like “Hard Truth”, even when we were preparing “Hard Truth” nobody ever knew that there will be another message; these were the first steps of the building. By this we have completed the building.
5.           See God in His mystic knowledge, what we thought was another book God said was not another book. We have not followed cunningly devised fables. The Lord put it in place in our hearts. How do we call it, we call it Justification, Sanctification and Holy Ghost. Three stages.
6.           We must continue the jobs; if you know when to stop you stop. I am revealing mysteries about tomorrow. I am revealing mysteries to a matured Church. You know we don’t preach mystery, we reveal mysteries to encourage our faith but we don’t make it automatically your faith, that is why we don’t go out preaching Seven Thunders, although we know the authenticity of those that left the Seven Thunders, but we don’t make it the atlas of our faith.
7.           So this type of prophecy went forth in 1993 and it appears I am repeating the same word. Can you now believe that no servant of God has even spoken by his own self, God has been the one that inspire them to speak.   Which means God did not forget that a day will come when we shall no longer eat in the valley.
8.           A day is coming when we shall no longer eat. You see why he said don’t murmur, don’t fast lest you commit suicide, leave yourself alone. That is why we still have the Spoken word, keep on following, if there is anywhere you are confused go back to the Word.
9.           We are still us working but if we are faithful to God, all of us will go in to the valley together . Right from the day God spoke about the publication of this book, I have been saying amen to that word, not minding that some of us did not have any kobo but since we started we have spent up to three hundred thousand naira in printing this book.
10.        Whatever that is remaining now, this little group can finish even without any Local Assembly. Yes, we can do that, you remember when we were printing it one, one, two, two, till earlier this year, so the Lord has been answering our prayers.
11.        If you are touched in the spirit try to help us, it is not by force. There was a time I thought we have lost it, I even thought the Church has broken, until one day Brother Andy came to me, said brother please I want to confess, I don’t know what is happening to me, ever when the ministers or elders will be coming to the pulpit to preach I will be hearing what they will be saying but I will not understand anything.
12.        He said, now he is beginning to see that something is wrong. I said, “I am not using another person as an example for you, but I am using you, I want you to trace your life.”
13.        This is a brother that was living in a building somewhere, when his friend heard this message, he packed his load and said “Lead me to where you heard this truth.” This is somebody that has not been in this faith, he came down to Jos and never gone back to that place till now. He is living in Jos and is worshiping God.
14.        “Now you said you didn’t see any problem, I want to ask you a question: that time you are in Jos and you are worshiping God, in your life, and business, is it the way you are seeing them then?” he said no. He said that if the fivefold ministry will see things the way he is seeing it now that he believe in his heart that the Church will not remain the same.
15.        I told him “May God help you to open your eyes more to see your condition so that salvation will not be far from you.” As I was discussing with the Apostle yesterday, I said, “The teacher, God gave him a message, and he said ‘I have a message for the Church and the title of the message is Cry out against the System. That the voice told him that the Church has deviated from the word of God, that they are now joking, playing, the same way that the world will play with the word of God.”
16.        You see that the same spirit has enrolled into the Church, now it is time to cry out against the system, after his message which the people played with, then back to that message, Cry out against the System. I said in that message, watch out now that the trial has not come. The next thing we are going to receive is hard truth; certain things are going to be said. That will be in the Church, everywhere is the same.
17.        God is seeing those of you who no longer believe the word, the man who is looking from the window is no more there, if you are speaking the man will get back to you, just look at the people why are they not coming into the Church, all they know is that they want to come.
18.        In one of our messages it said, “How can brethren trust themselves?” That what marvels him is that all these things do not happen in another place. Last Sunday our brother revealed the whole thing, it was there that my eyes opened.
19.        God has proved it that what was happening in the days of Noah is exactly what is happening now, “My people come as my people come, and they sit down and listen to the preacher, preach.” He said they will hear the word, go home, and do nothing about it.
20.        When they are going, if you ask them, “Where are you going?” They will say, “I am going to hear the word of God.” They won’t call it the word of Satan, God did not like it at all, God was crying against this whole thing. Amen.


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STOP AND THINK
I want to talk about a little message, titled STOP AND THINK. You see, in the very beginning we are just following God, but many a time we don’t stop and think and that thing is going to bring problem. We are going to point out how the apostles followed Jesus Christ not stopping to think about what they are doing.
2.           Why am I preaching this message? I am preaching it to show you that we are just worshiping God in what I call environmental sanitation. You see environmental sanitation is an authentic means, what happened is that men went and hired foreign men, and they made sure that they clean the outside, but the inside remains very, very dirty. This is part of evaluation. Do I title it eternal sanitation or environmental sanitation?
3.           This is when you are waiting for an order, “Brother say this, brother don’t say that,” what about you? You are interested in your surroundings, you only think about the outside, what about the inside, that is the problem of the Church?
4.           Immediately you hear about the environmental sanitation everybody will ran out to carry their hoes and cutlasses to clean their surroundings, have you ever come to think about the inside of your house.
5.           On that day of the environmental sanitation, nobody does this, they only make sure that their surroundings are clean so that people will see that they are working, so that people can look at you and say, “You are a religious man, and religious woman,” what about the inside?
6.           Matthew 23 vs 27-28 KJV) “Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness.
7.           Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity. Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchers of the righteous,”.
8.           Jesus Christ said, “Where are you hypocrites?” Why is he is crying about these hypocrites? One was telling Brother Andrew about the book “The Last Trumpet,” he told him that from what I told him that fear griped him. I said, “Brother, you need to fear, why? Because you don’t know what the trumpet is all about.”
9.           Before the Apostle came down from the pulpit last Sunday, he said, “Make sure that the trumpeast do not catch you somewhere else where you are not doing what God said.”
10.        The voice told us that this Last Trumpet, by the time you leave and hand it over to somebody, run away from that person because you cannot help him again.
11.        Have you ever stopped to think that this trumpet you can hear it without knowing? You also have to receive this trumpet from somebody, if your pastors stand here and say brother Ernest take, have you not receive it, you don’t know what the trumpet is all about, if you hand it over to somebody, don’t ever help that person again.
12.        What if the trumpet sounds and you have not corrected your mistakes, you have not stopped to think about your life, no minister will help you from the pulpit again. No mercy, why not stop and think.
13.        Jesus the Christ was talking to a people who were part of the world. Look at the most religious people, maybe you are among those who do something so that people will say, “These people are trying?” outwardly, what about the inside that is your heart?
14.        Jesus the Christ called them Pharisees, while William Braham called them actors, one that acts on what he is not really is, right inside you, you are a Christian but outwardly you show up, for everybody to think that you are a child of God.
15.        They could preach against the Pharisees, they could preach against every other group on earth, to show that they are the most righteous people on earth. But right inside them, the man of God has discerned them and called them Pharisees.
16.        The Church is the body of God, that is why the voice said, “Cry out against them,” for there is a system and the system is that when they  receive the word of God, they will not do anything with it.
17.        John 8 vs 1-11 KJV) “Jesus went unto the mount of Olives. And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught them.
18.        And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in adultery; and when they had set her in the midst, They say unto him, Master, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act.
19.        Now Moses in the law commanded us, that such should be stoned: but what sayest thou? This they said, tempting him, that they might have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground, as though he heard them not.
20.        So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her. And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground.
21.        And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst.
22.        When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man condemned thee?
23.        She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more.”
24.         This is the record from the Bible. As far as the law is concerned; as far as self-righteousness is concerned the Pharisees are ready to put this woman unto death. But now the word of God is saying, “Now stop and think.” What about yourself, why are you always pointing accusing finger on somebody: “This woman has committed adultery!”
25.        What have you done yourself? Now the Bible says that Jesus the Christ said unto them, “If any of you have not committed sin before, let him first cast a stone on this woman.”
26.        The Bible said that all of them began to leave one by one, beginning from the eldest, why? Because it is time for eternal damnation. If it is not for eternal damnation, they would have killed that woman that day. If Jesus did not say stop and think, they would have killed that woman that day, but Jesus told them to stop, “Think about yourselves first.”
27.        What is your intent, what is going on in your heart? Are you sure that you are not worse than this woman?” The Bible said all of them began to go away, why because they are all the same with that woman. If you know that you don’t have any sin in you, cast that first stone.
28.        Any day that somebody is going be loosed in this Church, may be the pastor will come and mount the pulpit, and say “If you know that you do not have any sin on you, rise up, join me let us push this brother out of this Church,” this Church will sit down the same way they are sitting now, because everybody is the same, because the same offence that one has committed, you have or the other in you.
29.        But because of your hypocrisy you will say, “Master Moses said that we should kill him,” what about your own here? Stop saying brother did so, sister did so, sit down now. This is the period of the last Church.
30.        When the Apostle was preaching “the last Church,” a sister was sitting down in the congregation, said, “God spoke to me, that you have been making all effort to go to the pulpit and say what you want to say,” he said that this is your last opportunity. He said, “If you miss it now it is gone. I was sitting down and clearly the voice told me.”
31.        I said praise the Lord, he said note it down, making this right choice is the final examination which anyone who did not sail through this examination will no more have the opportunity for repentance. It was so clear that I have to note it down, after the fellowship I met him, because he did not know what he was doing, because the voice said, “This choice, don’t try to make it tomorrow. Be sure that you don’t leave this hall before you make that choice.”
32.        That is where I said to myself, for I know that something is about to take place: we want to tell you that people point accusing fingers on people, gone are the days when we are talking about the end-time, the denominations and the rest of them, now it is you, that problem that is in the denomination has stepped into the Church.
33.        There is something you do not know, all the two hundred demons that were released in the rivers, who are they fighting? The Bride! And all of them are here. If the Bride is only two hundred in the world, watch how many that are left alone, watch how many are for you alone.
34.         And you will not stop to think at this hour, it should be a time that you must stop to think about your life knowing fully well that God is about to do something, why are you going to wait, I was telling brethren the other day saying this problem, problem, you are talking about, don’t you know that if anything happens in the physical that it has also happened in the spiritual?
35.         Why are you waiting for a rebuke, why don’t you stop and think? Remember the trumpet that sounded in your life and there is only one way of watching over it: Stop and think about your life.
36.        This is no more a time for joke. It is not a time for play, it is not a time a minister will come and cry and you will be mopping at him. This word is supposed to do something in your life.
37.        When we were in the end-time we used to say this message cannot change you, nothing again can change you. He said that if everybody in this Faith is a child of God, I will believe that the Bible is a liar.
38.        Who is that a child of God, who is that hypocrite all are staying in the same place? Why not think for your life! It is time for you to think for your life, because there is no more time again.
39.        Matthew 7 vs 3-5 KJV. And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
40.        Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.
41.        You see what we are saying, why don’t you first stop and think about your own life. You see what we are saying all about this evaluation, evaluation, what have you done with the evaluation that you have heard?
42.        If you go to certain places people don’t know about this faith; I was privileged to hear the first time this evaluation message was preached, and the Holy Ghost told us that God is going to require this evaluation note in our lives.
43.        He said except you are able to transfer your evaluation into your personal life; he said, “Forget about going to rapture in your jotters, your notes,” yet many are not serious about it.
44.        What has it done to you? If the prophecy comes and you still see it that way then you begin to take it seriously, may be you will run to this brother, and say, “Brother, there is a message that I did not copy in my note, please borrow me your note,” and he says “I cannot give you at this time, go and look for it,” foolish virgin, what is that oil?
45.        You are waiting for a smoke or a physical oil, what is that oil: “Please borrow me your note, I want to copy the first message of Evaluation.” The brother will say, “I cannot give you now, I am very, very busy with my note, go and look for your own.” You start mopping, by the time you go and search for the note and come back, all is over.
46.        Some will carry their notes to write scripture, if you are writing scripture you are just like a man holding the Bible, it can never, and will never help you. This Word is being transferred into your note and your note is being transferred into your life.
47.        If you live with this Bible alone it will never save you, that is the work of the fivefold ministry. If you are writing only scriptures into your note, you have rejected the fivefold ministry which God have given to you. Because they are sent to carry this Bible read it and interpret it to the people. Is that not Bible: “read it and interpret it to the people,” but why are you rejecting the interpretation?
48.        If you are still seeing it the same way you are seeing it before, it will not help you. Inability to hold the word, the foolish virgins have the full word, not defiled at all, they are real virgins, but they were foolish because they were writing only scriptures.
49.        Let us be very, very careful, now is no hour of doing many things, because the prophecy told us about it, saying “Why are you disturbing yourself? Why will you disturb yourself?”
50.        He said, “I HAVE MADE MY CHOICE, I HAVE FINISHED IT AND RULED It.” He went further, “Henceforth any of my own that goes astray, I will correct but for the rest, I will allow them from now to gnash their teeth with their bone.”
51.        What I am saying is that this must be a time for you to stop and think. All that you have been hearing about the ministry you don’t know the ministry. Our brother was saying that (95) percent of those sitting down in that ministry don’t know what the ministry is talking about. Amen.



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EXAMINE YOURSELF
Matthew 16 vs 13-18 KJV) When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of Man am?
2.           And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elijah; and others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets. He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.
3.           And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.
4.           And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.”
5.           You see, if it was not the revelation that struck Peter at that time, that Church was silent. Because none of them knew him, for they could only open their mouth and say that they you are this and that, but to you, who do say this ministry is, who do you say that the Son of Man in your midst is?
6.           I was talking with the pastor, I said that something was registered in your heart; I began to see that every Church has a particular spirit that God is going to judge them by. I said, “Why is it that the Son of Man is in this place with us at Onitsha?” He said that he does not know.
7.           I began to think about the Church at Jos. I said that if you go to Jos, that is the most perfect Church you can ever think of, why did I say so, because all tribes in Nigeria are gathered in that place at the Church at Jos, you cannot find it in other Church, that is the peculiar gift there and God is demanding that all these tribes should be perfectly united together so that they shall be a judge to other Churches but the Church at Jos didn’t recognize it.
8.           That is why there they are all illiterates, except their pastor, and one other elder, God put it that way, so that these illiterates can now believe God without any negotiation, it is a peculiar thing for them. I began to look at every Church, I began to see one thing or the other. I now concluded that God must do one peculiar thing to enable His children be united.
9.           When you go Zonkwua, you will see elderly people, old, old people, you can say anybody is old here, but in Zonkwua you see many old, old people even mamas, very, very old, see them worship God as if they are young. I have fellowshipped with them before, I told Brother Andy, “You see that real nature of this people, if I mount the pulpit I am going to reveal it to them, nobody is going to pray for them, because that will fulfill what William Braham  said.”
10.        He said that if we are seriously worshiping God, that it must come to a position where if a new person walks into your midst, because of the presences of God around you, you will take him without prayer. Where is this man, you come to this place and give a testimony, a live testimony, when you go to that place, you will see it live, not make up.
11.        Let me tell you what one man told me one day, a police man. He said that he was walking on the road one day and a voice said to him, saying “Resign from this work and go to the village and serve God.”
12.        He didn’t know what to do, one day he told me, “Sir, I want to resign from this work.” I said why, he said, “I want to serve God.” I said, “What do you mean, go and think again.” He obeyed me and left.
13.        But later the voice came to him again and said, “What are you still doing here again? I said go and serve me.” He returned back again to me and said, “I am still telling you that thing I said the other day, I still mean it, and the reason why I came back to meet you is because of the procedure here.
14.        If it is “don’t”, I will pack my load and go my way whether government is going to pay me or not, I am not interested. I have heard a voice I am going to my village, the sign is good, if they are signing it I am going home. He returned back to the village. He is now a happy worshiper, the Church yet unborn.
15.         Let us be very careful because you sit down here, that was what Christ was saying. What did you say than to count of your effort before. While you are sitting down people will fly from nowhere and begin to enter into the kingdom of God—harlots, prostitutes—while the children of the kingdom will remain outside.
16.        Why have you not stopped to think? Why is it that their faith is dying now, why is it that our first love is dying now? The Church that is supposed to be alive is now dying, and that little thing that is remaining is about to die off.  
17.        You say prophet, prophet, prophet; if the prophet comes out now are you people going to do, or undo his words. However, he comes, why don’t you think about it?
18.        Matthew 22 vs 41-46 KJV) “While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them, Saying, What think ye of Christ? whose son is he? They say unto him, The son of David.
19.        He saith unto them, How then doth David in spirit call him Lord, saying, The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, till I make thine enemies thy footstool?
20.        If David then call him, Lord, how is he his son? And no man was able to answer him a word, neither durst any man from that day forth ask him any more questions.”
21.        After Jesus revealed to them their hypocrisy, the Bible said that  they kept quiet, no man was able to ask him question again.
22.        Who do you think I, the Son of Man is? You have not stopped to think. I said God forbid. I don’t understand who are you? That was what he continued to ask, until what is going on in the society began to affect them. That was how he continued to behave until what disturbed the world began to concern them.
23.        One day one person rose up and asked him a question, saying, “After following you, what will be our reward?” He said, “Watch, so you are just following me for following me sake.” They were wiser than him until the spirit that was outside began to flow into the Church.
24.        Try to ask yourself, the ministry you are following, do you know the ministry, if you know the ministry you are into, why did your life remain like this knowing fully well that you are wonderfully made. Don’t you know that the ministry is over? You don’t know it, you think you are running the race. Don’t deceive yourself, your days have elapsed.  
25.        Luke 13 vs 6-9 KJV) (He spake also this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none.
26.        Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why encumbereth it the ground?
27.        And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it : And if it bear fruit, well : and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.”
28.        The man had a fig tree, he was expecting to get something at the appropriate time, at that much appointed time you were not able to produce that fruit that is expected of you. That is why the man was forced to ask the yard dresser to cut down the tree, the discussion was between the man and the yard dresser.
29.        The yard dresser pleaded with the man, “Please allow it, let me wait for it another one year.” So you should only know that this is our Eternal Grace that God through the Yard Dresser has allotted unto you, you should not take it like the time you were enjoying your three and half years.
30.        You can adapt that hypocrisy, you can adapt that environmental sanitation, now is the time that the owner has requested for the tree (you) to be cut down, and knowing fully well that the time is over, that you are living on a borrowed day, it will be foolish, your time is over, you are living on a day that the Vine Dresser has paid for; and let me tell you something, if the Vine Dresser is also discouraged about the tree, he can also go to the man and say, “I too I am also discouraged, he can now come and uproot you.”
31.        The Son of Man told us that Translation is in His hands. If I realise it, it will take place many at times you hear things like that, you don’t stop to think, all you just do on Sunday you just call your children, “Today is Sunday let us go to Church.” formal worshippers, what is wrong with you?
32.        You must wake up and know that you don’t have any time again, the time you are using is not your own. Let me make it clearer to you, that is the Son of Man, the Yard Dresser that pleaded for this time you are enjoying now. You are very pleased and think you are living in your own period; no, you are living in a borrowed date.
33.        Thus, don’t ever play with this time is like the time we used to call extra time. Extra time is not the real time, it is not in the game they play. If after playing the game, there is no winner, then an extra time is now allotted, any team that feels weak on that extra time definitely must loss that match, they must loss it.
34.        Remember that the devil who is your opponent knows also that this time does not belong to you. Therefore he is going to play all his tricks that he can play in order to make sure that you don’t score the goal, then if you don’t realise that your opponent has taken a full decision to stand and make sure that he does not loss, you will loss the match. Stop and think about it, it is very, very important!
35.        2 Corinthians 13 vs 5-6, Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates? But I trust that ye shall know that we are not reprobates.
36.         Have you ever come to think when this examination will take place? It will be at the end of the ministry, go back to your notes and jotters. It has always been determined at the end of the season. Now that it is no more, the time allotted for the Bride, I mean the Gentiles, the Wine Presser said, “Go, God has left you alone, these instructions are in your hands to examine yourself, now I appeal to you, there is only a little time that the Lord has allowed me now, but I am not going to do much, examine yourself, I am no more going to do that examination, it is not time to be policing you about, no, examine yourself.”
37.         It is no long time for an external officer to come and inspect your surroundings for you, no, examine yourself but the Church don’t know, why? He gave them that time and they want to go to the extreme but the Bible said that there is a way, Satan shall not deprive you your way, so be very, very careful.
38.        William Branham said that the Church in that condition takes time to understand the message, that if you preach they will carry it to the other side, that is the condition of the Church now.
39.        If you talk they will carry it to the other side and simply forget its fullness. Ask them about the sermon you just preached, they will tell you that they have forgotten. How can you forget the message you have heard and obey it? Because everything they heard they have forgotten entirely, examine yourself, judge,  prove yourself, let us see who can prove his own self.  Amen.




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STOP AND THINK ABOUT YOUR LIFE
Hebrews 9 VS 27 KJV. And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment.”
2.           Now I want to ask you, this judgment we are talking about, can a living man receive this judgment? What is the problem of the Church, because the Church is not yet dead, then you hear judge yourself, evaluate yourself, everybody rush to come and judge himself, while you are not yet dead, don’t you know that if you have not died, you can never judge yourself?
3.           Your desires are still alive, how then can you judge yourself? Because it is appointed unto man once to die; if you have not died you can never judge yourself rightly. Go to the Church, everybody wants to do business. Buying and selling, all in the name that they want to go to camp meeting, who told you that you are going to camp meeting?
4.           Business, business, business, everywhere, all their minds are now, enough to feed, they want to make more  money, they have left the things of God and go back in to the world. In the same way it is appointed unto man once to die, and after that judgment. How right can you judge yourself with the type of desire that is inside you right now, how can you judge yourself?
5.            Some are making plans of what they are going to do even next year, even December programmes, they have become denomination, who is preaching that Christ is coming, you go and watch where they are giving million naira donation, who are they building for, was it not that same person you preached against, who are they making ceremony for? Is it the anti-Christ, who are you making that business for?
6.           “Seek ye first the kingdom of God and every other things shall be added unto you,” how many believed it? How many? Now it is business, business, anywhere you go the same thing, any Church you go the same thing. I wonder what is happening in the Church of God.
7.            I was hearing it the other day, I said God we give you the glory for they are the same everywhere.
8.           John 21 vs 14-17 KJV) This is now the third time that Jesus showed himself to his disciples, after that he was risen from the dead.
9.           So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jona, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs.
10.        He saith to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jona, lovest thou me? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my sheep.
11.        He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jona, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep..)
12.        Simon Peter, the Bible said this is the third time that Jesus Christ appeared unto them. After Peter had denied him before, Peter dened him, and after denying him, he said “I have repented and the Church received him back.”
13.        Watch your life, Peter said, “I have repented, and the Church received him back.” Yet there are still in him characters betraying Jesus Christ. “I have repented after my excommunication, Church forgive me,” the Church received him back. Jesus go to him and asked him, “Do you love me?” Peter said, “Yes I do.” “Do you love me?” “Yes I do.”
14.        The Bible said that Peter was grieved. What if Peter did not fully repent and he said “Church, forgive me,” watch your life. Stop and think about it, Peter do you love me, Peter was grieved, Peter even if it means singing song with Jesus Christ wont you do that do you love me ?
15.        I love you, do you love me? I love you, no matter how many times he said it, follow him. Why are you grieved? It means you have not fully repented. Repentance has a fruit. Don’t sit down here and say “Church forgive me, I have repented” and the Church will receive you and yet your life is still the same.
16.        When you repent you must produce a fruit worthy of repentance. Why are people living that way? Because they don’t know about the period we are living in right now. That is in their hands, they think that the time is in their hands, be aware why you are in this most holy Faith.
17.        This is a very dangerous time, a very dangerous part of the ministry, where you can slip off at any time yet you don’t know it. You can slip off at any time yet you don’t realise it. some people don’t know anything about it, they think we are the same, no we are not the same.
18.         God has changed his movement and yet you do not realise it, you don’t think it is because you are doing it the formal way. It not about the formality, take it seriously with God, God is about to do something, don’t come here and join the Church, nobody comes here and joins the Church, you must break up, you must become one with God.
19.        Luke 15 vs 13, “And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.”
20.        When you have done what is commanded unto you, what about if you have not done it, if the Bride can do the work and finish, the Anointed One will say my duty is to do the work of my father and finish it. If the Bride has done the work and finished it, will we still be here, no, we wouldn’t be here, but the Church, the people like William Branham said, “The true Bride.”
21.         Have been in their midst to pray very, very well, they would have prayed away all those unbelievers, they would have prayed away every mixed-multitude. But when those hypocrites, those unbelievers, those Pharisees, when they entered into the Church, the Bride fold their hands and watch them influence their life.
22.        That is why in Matthew chapter 25, the Bible said that both the foolish and wise virgins all slept! Why should the Bride sleep? Likewise as you are also sleeping, not doing your work, if you have been on your knees to pray, the influence of the foolish virgin would not have affected you, but you are lazy and also left your work. And that influence began to affect you waiting for the trumpet, foolish virgin trumpet, wise virgin trumpet.
23.        Why? Because the Bride has also bind herself up, everybody waiting for it, because the foolish steward said, “I am an unprofitable servant.” Now that you have not finished your work, what will you say? A man that finished said, “I am unprofitable,” you that have not finished what will you say?
24.        Revelation 2 vs 5) Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
25.        Romans 2 vs 19-24) “And art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them which are in darkness, An instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, which hast the form of knowledge and of the truth in the law.
26.        Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?
27.        Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege? Thou that makest thy boast of the law, through breaking the law dishonorest thou God?
28.        For the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles through you, as it is written.”
29.         I want you to hear what he is saying, if you fear the name of God, if you fear the Name of the Church of God, and you rely upon your pride, and know and understand the will of God, you knowingly approved the better thing, and allow the message to die down, is there any other denomination that can compare with you here?
30.        No, all these qualities you have, because you have been clothed by the law of God, is there anything you can ask of in the message? No new message, everything that is supposed to make you perfect as the Bride of God, He has given to you. If you are proud about it, if you are not confident that anywhere you go that the people must look at you; the life is in you, you are the corrector of fools, as long as the denominations are here, you are their corrector.
31.        Because the life is in you, a teacher of the word now that you that have been correcting all these people, teaching them, do you teach yourself, while you are teaching against carelessness, telling them that carelessness is not good, do you also teach yourself against carelessness or openly neglecting the word?
32.        Neglecting God’s word is one of the serious problems in the Church. When you hear something, you neglect it. it doesn’t mean anything, carelessly even if I don’t do it today I can do it tomorrow know it that of a truth, procrastination is a sin, the confession you are suppose to make it to day, if you don’t make it today you are a sinner. What if the rapture takes place and you have not made it. you procrastinators, carelessly, the law of God is blasphemed from among the Gentiles.
33.        When the Gentiles see you doing exactly the same thing that he does and he will say, is it not the man that used to condemn us before? What does it make the men of God who are placed among the Gentiles because of you? Who are they checking? The nature of the Gentiles, that is why the Bible commanded us, “Henceforth live no more as the Gentiles do.”
34.        Why is the Church having a problem? Because you must be like Samson, Samson was raised up to make sure he put the name of the Philistines to an end. The Bible said that Jesus was raised as God to put to an end to sin, likewise the blood of Jesus Christ.
35.        Peter wrote in his paper that the mouths of the scribes needed to be stopped. How can they stop it, is it by listening to William Braham. Little children do this, little children do that, why? Because the Church has come to maturity, but while we are still waiting you still receive sharp, sharp rebukes at this time. Stop and think about it.
36.        The Church is having the problem of Samson. What is the problem of Samson, Samson left his work and began to romance with the philistine’s daughter, was there no daughter in Israel? Is there not enough blessing in this place, what is making you romance with the things that is happening outside?
37.        Don’t you know that time has come for total separation, and without that separation you cannot achieve your ministry? What is now making you to look at them?
38.        You know that Samson was very foolish, he would have known that this thing this woman came is for mockery, you see how that woman was playing the game, to every man, he will not know fully well that the woman is planning to kill him because those things you are putting your hand into, are things you have preached against before, and things that can kill you, this was the part of the people that God told him to destroy. This was part of the people that Samson looked upon himself to make sure he put them to an end.
39.        Why is Samson now listening to her, see Samson in the hands of Delilah, Delilah knows when Samson told her the truth. That was why she told the Philistines, “Come, one more time because he has told me the truth,” after they shaved his head he didn’t just shout, he began to put it into practice. Amen.


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STOP AND THINK (2)
What is your Delilah? It was that time that Delilah knew that Samson has dropped the Bible, and all the aims of Delilah is to make sure that Samson drops that Word, that is all. It is the desire that is inside you, because the desire of Samson is always woman.
2.           When you read the Bible very well, you see that this is the desire of Samson. Samson has married before, he rejected that one, he has conferred Delilah, is the desire of Samson, that your desire is to make sure you drop that Word and any moment you drop that Word before you wake up, you will find yourself in Jericho, you can never come up again in Jerusalem.
3.           Samson woke up thinking that he was still in Jerusalem. He obeyed, “Let me go out and shake myself,” as he does before, the Bible said he didn’t know that the spirit of God has left him.
4.            You may still confuse yourself and still run the way you like, when we are running at the three and half years. Only for you to know, that when the trumpet will sound you will know that you are not with the power of God anymore. Remember that if a righteous man commits sin all has righteousness can never be remembered again. Then you are a righteous man, an instructor of the foolish, you are not instructing because you are a Jew, you are not at Church at Onitsha, and based on that you began to take the step of Samson.
5.           By the time you wake up, shake yourself, the power is no more; there, stop and think about it. You must stop and think about your life. When the preacher was talking he said that the very first time he came, he came and gave them the news, that something from the hill was  taking gwururu, take decision, take decision, no?
6.           The message said, Stop And Think, God is not interested in joke, He doesn’t joke with His word. He doesn’t joke with people that follow Him. As serious as He is, you must be as serious as that, if not He doesn’t know you.
7.           1 Corinthians 15 vs 33-36). Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners. Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame.
8.           But some man will say, How are the dead raised up? and with what body do they come? Thou fool, that which thou sowest is not quickened, except it die.
9.            Be not deceived. Evil communication corrupts good manners because the Lord said he is the servant in the Bible, do you know that if that man has not been a great servant to the master in serving him, he would have sacked him before he traveled, but he was playing hypocrisy, he lives righteously in the presence of his master that even when the master was travelling, the man had to take something and commit into his hands.
10.        Because the master looked at him, he was not a hypocrisy as far as the master is concerned, but when the master went away and delayed his return, he now show that he had been an unbeliever.
11.        Anytime a doctrine is preached in this Faith, and you fail to walk by it the way you are supposed to. You are a prosecutor of the Church at Onitsha, you are dealing with the other servant, and watch out, the Lord is going to come in a day you did not expect  because of the kind of person involved and when he come, the Bible said he has allotted his portion with the hypocrites, because he is also a hypocrite.
12.        The master never knew when he comes. Somebody is in this Faith that will fulfill that scripture. We are preaching hard truth, and when we preach it, it is hard to believe, but it is true, somebody must fulfill it. That is when your master will see you as a good man or a good woman who lived righteously but when the master delayed his coming, he started doing another thing.
13.        Matthew 24 VS 42-51 KJV) “Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.
14.        But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.
15.        Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of Man cometh. Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his Lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?
16.        Blessed is that servant, whom his Lord when he cometh shall find so doing. Verily I say unto you, That he shall make him ruler over all his goods. But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My Lord delayeth his coming;
17.        And shall begin to smite his fellow servants, and to eat and drink with the drunken; The Lord of that servant shall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of,
18.         And shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the hypocrites: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth..
19.        He said if that servant shall say our Lord delayeth his coming, his attention diverted. I remembered October 26th. that day was our brother short time, I went to the pastor and told him that I lost that jotter, before you know it, everybody was happy, rejoicing.
20.        If rapture has taken place that day everybody would have gone, but the kingdom of God is not meant for everybody, they rejected it by themselves.  And by that God must hold you to ransom and put you to where you are supposed to be. The Church was made before the foundation of the earth William Branham was saying in his day; he said just like every other person, the message was preached in the presence of everybody.
21.        Then God cried out and said, “Go search for the Lamb of God.” He said some people rushed and then went and accepted it, they took it and some people rejected it totally. He said the same way we are created, is what we are manifesting here, to repeat how he saw us.
22.        That is why some people went and chose that choice. God saw them from that place they made that choice. That is why the word was written before the foundation of the world. Some people now realized that they have made the wrong choice, is that not the Word?
23.        Jude 4) For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.
24.        There are people who choose it unawares, godly people whose damnation where seen by the prophets of old. They are seated in the Church, then by that was God sees you, and has given you a date you have already prepared yourself and God still sees that man sitting down here ready to go to heaven.
25.        If God allows that man to go to heaven, then He is a hypocrite Himself. In summary someone must manifest it and give birth the same way he saw it.
26.        So the Church must be careful: “Praise the Lord, our Lord delayeth rapture,” because of that he began to behave the way he is not supposed to behave, people have always said the Lord delayeth his coming.
27.        Exodus 32 vs 1 KJV) (And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, which shall go before us; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we know not what is become of him.).
28.        When the people saw that Moses was delaying his coming, their attention diverted, why are you being discouraged, why is the word of God becoming burdensome to you? Why? Because Moses is delaying his coming, our Lord is delaying rapture.
29.        Why has the word of God become a burden to the Church, why should it be so? In the beginning what is that Church? Do you think that you must go to rapture the way you want to go it. Don’t you know that God has a salvation plan? Don’t you know that why you are still here is because you are delaying yourself by yourself?
30.        Have you finished your work, are you perfected? Why do you expect living, do you think that God can take an unrighteous man into heaven? Nothing that defileth will enter there. You cannot enter there in this your defiled condition, no way, then you don’t even know that the delay of his coming to because of your old life; it is because people don’t love themselves, check time, check, people say all I don’t get time let me go home.
31.        The delay of rapture is because of this unbelief in you because if He has taken his decision without listening to the farm dresser, He has every right to cut down that croaked tree and he won’t complain. He won’t do anything when he comes and tell the dresser everything and didn’t say anything, what will you do?
32.        He is justified to cut down that tree, but because of His love that is why He has to listen to his servants. you have not seen it before, when God said Moses, call this people that believed, say go this side, leave me alone with this people, let me know why is it that now that the farm dresser is expecting that you yield fruits, now that you will be awake, why is it that you have lived for three and a half years, and right now you cannot show somebody the encouragement your life can give to somebody for the life you are living now, that encourages anybody?
33.         I was telling our pastor, I said “Gone are the days that may be somebody may come to The Church saying ‘I wish I can give testimony,’ why because there are a lot of testimonies from the North, that when they come you will even write by yourself.
34.        Did I write for anybody, did I know, what will I tell you no, I said gone are the days when people will come here to give testimony because our brethren from the North are giving testimony, just for us to clap hands, no, gone are the days.
35.        No more testimony. I said what are they going to say when they come down here it was all the same. By the time I show how to drive what is your testimony, what are you going to tell the Church? That when you came to Onitsha, Onitsha was like Jos, is that your testimony.
36.        Don’t live in your past reputation, stop and think about your present life right now, because if you don’t do it, this prophecy would take you unaware; because the Lord dwelleth in him. I don’t want to scare you, but I want to tell you the truth. Amen.




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DRAW CLOSER TO GOD
ROMANS 6 VS 12-14 KJV) Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof.
2.           Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.
3.           Do not allow your thoughts to lead you into sinful desires. But give yourself wholly to God. Give yourself holy to God. I want you to think about your life, do you really give yourself holy to God, and you are not able to produce truth at the appointed time?
4.            Have you ever asked yourself that question? What I am saying is that if any error is in your life, stop and think about it. That you should not sin again, that sin has been controlling you even in the period of three and half years, sin has been controlling you but, now say that sin live no longer. It lives no longer to control you.
5.            Now you are no longer tied to the law. I told the pastor that we will do something about this. I said may be over feeding is worrying this people. That is why a brother was telling us also that it is over feeding that is worrying this people, sin is not supposed to control you.
6.           Feel so funny to over feed, and they are not ready to walk with the truth, just because over feeding is worrying them, he said don’t you realize that you can choose your own master, the one you offered yourself to, will become your master, then who is that man leading your way, have you ever asked yourself that this step you are taking, the way I acted on this message, is that the way I heard it from the pulpit?
7.           Who is leading me, whatever step you take, stop and think about, it is important, if you don’t stop and think about it you will be going on and on in evil.
8.           JAMES 4 VS 8 KJV) (Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
9.           Now he said you should draw near, the life you are living, is it drawing you closer to God or is it driving you away from Him? Why is the Church like this? Is the life you are living drawing you closer to God, remember He said you will choose your own master.
10.        Now the choice you made, is it drawing you closer to God or is it driving you away from God, why is the Church like this, because you are very far away from God?
11.        The question is: have you really thought about your condition right now, whether you are getting closer to God or you are far away from Him? It is very-very important, you and I must make the decision, and you know the Church is staying in a lukewarm condition, like in the days of Nariza, but  you are not living in the place Nariza, that is why you have not thought about what William Branham said that every message comes at the peak of that age, and the moment any messenger dies, he said that the age ceases to continue.
12.         Why are you living as if you are living heroically? You must think about it. This is what you must think about, what is happening in your life.
13.        MATTHEW 6 VS 24) KJV, “No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.)”
14.        You cannot serve God and mammon, you cannot serve two masters at a time, the same way God act, that is the same way He wants you to act.
15.        When God came to the Gentiles as for as truth is concerned, there was darkness in this region, that is why He wants you to come. When you come to Him, you come to Him totally. Don’t be like a chameleon.
16.         I was telling my brothers; I said I have not seen an animal like a chameleon. He is not only a hypocrite by being able to change his colour. On two occasions I have gone to a zoo to watch a chameleon very, very well and saw that chameleon is an animal that is able to carry one eye and focus here, and use the other eye to focus at another direction.
17.        If it likes it will use that eye and look around while it is still on a spot. But many other animals, immediately the hulk, their two eyes will focus on that thing, but a chameleon can turn one to that place and use the other one to look round—hypocrite, why running around?
18.        No man can serve two masters at a time, have you ever stopped to think: who is this person that I am serving, what do you think that this ministry is?
19.         Jesus the Christ asked them, “Who do you think that this messenger is, the message that you are receiving, who do you think that is giving you the message?”
20.        I don’t know whether you think that it is Brother Peter Odoemena’s message, or Brother Okechukwu’s message, who do you think that this Christ is? Who are you taking this ministry to be? Have you ever really sat down to think about this thing, take a good look at it, and give yourself a good information, so that you can be a good informant to another person, a living and true witness, but many are just floaters for they are just hearing the message.
21.        You know that current is very, very high, when you think you can jump, before you know it you will fall and everybody will rush to see you, and before their eyes they will be seeing that snakes will be there, scorpions will be there, all these are things that are in the Church right now.
22.         Have you stopped to think what is the nature concerning all these things that are seen outside? There is a standard that God commanded that was why, when the Apostle was talking He said, “If you are not ready to live like that, please carry your bag and leave us.”
23.        The Bible said that a man shall be commended by the wisdom of his heart. To that wicked servant, when he was misbehaving, the Lord said, “Come and give account of your stewardship.” Because you are no more going to do work, he said the wicked servant left, he went there and saw he was not there, but the Lord commended that servant.
24.         So it will be better for you, after you have thought of your life and see you cannot cope, it would be better for you to carry your Bible and go, and the Lord will commend you, because of your wisdom, it is a wise decision.
25.        Just like what we used to tell people at the bank of the river after telling them about baptism, we will tell them, “Please if you are not convinced, please you can turn back from here and go, that is your right and it is a right decision.”
26.        You know one time the Holy Ghost told us to be very careful about how we preach THE COST OF DISCIPLESHIP. You know this time is as no more cost of discipleship, it is high cost of godly life, that is, if you preach cost of discipleship, the next time we will come here people will fill here, cost of discipleship will help people to move, but it is because of how you preach that makes this Church to be like this, it is just a little thing you do people will fall and before you know it the Church will be filled with people that do not know God, evil men and woman.
27.        When you go out to preach this gospel don’t look at anybody, tell that man, you cannot serve this God say “Even me ooo, I will follow you to serve this God.”
28.        Joshua told them, “You cannot serve this God, He is a terrible God, He is not a joker, He is somebody that takes no-nonsense.” So you cannot serve this God, tell that man, tell that woman, “Go back we don’t need you here, you cannot serve this God, don’t allow anybody in joining you.”
29.        They just jumped from somewhere and said, “I love this God,” not knowing the gospel is that we are talking about. As many that are baptized, William Branham said a man that is filled with the Holy Ghost within 24 hours, yet he will die and go to hell.
30.        Not everybody that calls Christ, Christ will be saved, after all anybody can be baptized and still live with his ideals. Some are even sitting down here with their ideals, striving, prophesying, anybody can do that. After all, Simon the fortune-teller was calling the name Jesus Christ, but he was he doing it with the gospel, no, he was dealing with his ideals.
31.        Like many are here still prophesying like Simon the fortune-teller, like Judas Iscariot, sitting down in the house of God, yet with a double mind. Yet they have not sat down to stop and think about themselves.
32.        Why? What is causing this depression upon the Church, because the real one are just very, very scanty.
33.        Thus, the great influence that is coming up from the other side is very high, thereby covering the camp. Everybody is loping away; nobody knows who he is again, every (Lizard all of them must fall down in the ground). God walks with us if we are really walking with Him, try and ask yourself: am I really walking with God?
34.        Not all you see in the Church are walking with God. The Covenant we made with Him, you have your part to play. The moment you leave that part, you land into sin. What he never knew, then will I remember the covenant. You are walking contrary to God, God also walking contrary to you.
35.        Draw near to Him, He will also draw near to you.  With the way you are walking, you are walking contrary to God or you are walking in line with God. If you are walking in line with God, why are you far away from Him?
36.        You have been walking contrary to God that is why the Church is like this, because He said, “If you are walking contrary to me, I will walk contrary to you and the covenant I made with Jacob I will forget about it.”
37.        If He destroys the whole world it will not pain Him at all, at all. There is nothing to lose; you go to heaven you have not added to God’s righteousness. You didn’t go to heaven, you have not demised his righteousness. He is God, and He remains God.
38.        Who do you think you are joking with? Let us be very, very careful running our pilgrim race, before you become a joker, and you can no more think, what you plant you will reap in raining season.
39.        Do you see that your news or your testimony that you have a faith, your testimony before can no longer help you.  Your people are saying the Lord is not far, is taking us back to the Jeremiah we read in the morning.
40.        The people are saying that the coming of the Lord is not far, why the Lord promises us October 26th, now God has not changed, the way of the Lord is not equal.
41.        The Lord is not far, the coming of the Lord upon us, your people are saying he didn’t say the unbelievers are saying, “He said, Son of Man your people, the servant of God, your people, the Apostle of the Lord, your people are saying the Lord is not fair in his ways, why should he promise and change his mind, it has become double tongue,” is what the people are saying that your way is no more equal.
42.        “Who is saying it, your people, but they should know that it is not God whose ways are not equal but now, but it is you that your ways are not equal now, you accuse God and God accuse you, then who is right, who is then right?
43.        (Jeremiah 8 vs 1-10 KJV) At that time, saith the LORD, they shall bring out the bones of the kings of Judah, and the bones of his princes, and the bones of the priests, and the bones of the prophets, and the bones of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, out of their graves:
44.        And they shall spread them before the sun, and the moon, and all the host of heaven, whom they have loved, and whom they have served, and after whom they have walked, and whom they have sought, and whom they have worshiped: they shall not be gathered, nor be buried; they shall be for dung upon the face of the earth.
45.        And death shall be chosen rather than life by all the residue of them that remain of this evil family, which remain in all the places whither I have driven them, saith the LORD of hosts.
46.        Moreover thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the LORD; Shall they fall, and not arise? shall he turn away, and not return?
47.        Why then is this people of Jerusalem slid back by a perpetual backsliding? they hold fast deceit, they refuse to return.
48.        I hearkened and heard, but they spoke not aright: no man repented him of his wickedness, saying, What have I done? every one turned to his course, as the horse rusheth into the battle.
49.        Yea, the stork in the heaven knoweth her appointed times; and the turtle and the crane and the swallow observe the time of their coming; but my people know not the judgment of the LORD.
50.        How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? Lo, certainly in vain made he it; the pen of the scribes is in vain.
51.        The wise men are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom is in them?
52.        Therefore will I give their wives unto others, and their fields to them that shall inherit them: for everyone from the least even unto the greatest is given to covetousness, from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely.”
53.        This is another message to Jeremiah from the Lord, “My people have done something too horrible to understand. Saying who has ever done this,” just like our pastor was saying in the morning.
54.        He said that he respects the people of Onitsha because of their stand, because they are iron that, was why the book of Jeremiah said, “Have a nation forsaken their God,” he said no nation can do that but my people have forsaken me, and held to themselves cisterns that cannot hold water, broken cisterns.
55.        He said that at first instance he made the promise that surely I will take you home, if they turned away to break the rule, he said that that promise I made before I will repay, I won’t bring about that promise again.
56.        What if it is you that is diminishing the promise of God, upon this place? Watch your life, maybe by the way you are living the promise of God is drifted away. Where are the promises of God? The Church has become very, very powerless.
57.        Inside here are people that believe, where is your belief, where is your faith, just like Jeremiah prophesied, William Branham said that any local Church that does not manifest the nine spiritual gifts, they will give account of it, where are the gifts?
58.        Any time I make a promise and in my promise I said I will bless the people, if they go contrary to my way, I will repent also from the promise.
59.        Therefore he said to the priest, “Let us go to court, you that said you believe, let us now go to court, I think you say the way of the Lord is not equal, God is partial in his ways, now, carry me to court, let us go to court, (bring your own accusation, why are you living like this, is it because the minister does not read the Bible.)
60.        Is it because you have not received enough doctrine to make you perfect? Why are you like this? Bring your accusation, let us go to court, present your case, if you are right, present your case. Remember this is a law court, and God is saying bring your case, bring your accusation, take me to court to prove that you are right, the way you are living right now, because of the sin of the people, because of the rebellious move of the Church, I have now left them desolate.
61.        They said that the way of the Lord is not equal, lest they say the word of God is a problem to us, God said ok bring your own accusation, carry me now to court, judge me, prove me wrong. God speaking carry me to the court, prove yourself right, bring your accusation, why is the Church like this, is it because the word of the Lord is a burden, watch the Church.
62.        (Isaiah 5 vs 4) “What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? wherefore, when I looked that it should bring forth grapes, brought it forth wild grapes?
63.        By the time I expected that he should give me grape, it gave me wild olive tree, by the time this Church supposed to stand perfect, unadulterated, blameless, holy, righteous Church, it is even the time that worldliness has entered right inside the Church.
64.         By the time that this Church is ought to be looking downwards: What could I have done, which I have not done to the vineyard? What messages are you expecting for Him to preach? Everything you have heard it that the Church is the problem. The Church need to be perfect before him, it now means that each individual should walk with the message in order to be perfect before him.
65.        When you obey the message you are no problem to us, what do you expect me to do again? I have tried all I could do to make sure that the vineyard produces fruit for me, but it produces wild grape.
66.        Christ said, “What more could I have done that I have not done? But you are doing as if God has not done anything. The way you live shows that God has not done anything. It is either you will say it with your mouth or the way you are living will say it, whether you keep quiet, that is why our Pastor preached the message” MAKING A CHOICE.
67.        I told some brethren, some people on that day will not make any choice, they didn’t make the choice, but an Hausa man said “Shurm ma Ansa ne.” It means that even if you keep quiet you have answered something, if you keep quiet you have said something.
68.        Thus, whether you make choice, whether you don’t make choice you said something, and God marks you from that way, He sees your heart, because something is in your heart, whether you say it or not, amen.
69.        We should think about our life knowing that God is not joking with us, He is not playing with us, simply follow Him the way He wants us to follow Him outside Him no way, no life, no rapture.
70.         I wonder how people that read the Bible said that they are standing on a glass house watching us, how they could be looking at us by now.
71.        You see if a team is playing and your side is about to be defeated, you see how it will be, may be at the point of getting the courage, hoping to win that team it will affect you, how will Abraham be looking at you, how will Peter be looking at you, how will Joshua, Caleb, those old prophets be looking at you?
72.        When they lived their lives even in a period that there was no example for them. But now don’t you know that you are living in a more dangerous position, that every example you are supposed to live as life, has already been penned down for you, there were men who live when there was no example, and they made it, when you appear before them, what are you going to tell them?
73.        Because William Branham said that they are waiting for us in order to perfect them, but can you perfect them in this condition that you are? What did the Bible say, that in your own day you will be perfect, are you perfect: have you stopped and asked yourself that question, in my condition now am I perfect as long as the word of God in my own day is concerned?
74.         Then why are you expecting rapture, let us be very, very careful. We must stop and ask ourselves questions so that we will go back and begin to live a life that will produce Christ here, in this Onitsha, God is expecting to see Christ here, in this Onitsha for we must produce it here
75.        But if we cannot produce it, then shame on the Church here. Shame on the Church every where you don’t know what is happening before you know it, you have become a dog like Samson before the Philistines.
76.        Samson was a strong man but was captured by the Philistines. Is that what he was elected for? No. Watch your life very, very well, stop and think about your life, and make a change, begin to live as children of God. You only preach and people fall, everyman can do that.
77.        By how you preach and make people shake, no, that is not enough. What are my saying many a time, we are proud that we can go to any place and still come back, but that is not enough.
78.        St. Paul said, “I am putting my paddle under subjections. Let us by any means by the means that I have not sat down to think whether this thing I am doing is true or not, after I have taught many, after I am a preacher of righteousness, after I have taught the foolish, I myself will be eternally condemned…”
79.         Stop and think about it, it is very, very important, not after you will say, I have do this, I have done that, watch your life, how far has it influenced the life of people positively?
80.        William Branham said that don’t preach me a sermon, live for me a sermon”. If you are living a sermon in this place I don’t expect this Church to be like this. The problem is that men are preaching a sermon and are not living by it.
81.        Watch sisters, they all perfect to talk here and there. Those sisters we are talking about, they only think of how they will dress, how they will look well, doing business here and there, is that what you are called for?
82.        Remember William Branham said that any time you want to know the spiritual level of the Church, he said that you should watch the sisters, to tell you that the Church presently is sleeping, go to anywhere, go to anyplace, pregnant sisters, nursing mothers, don’t take your child as an excuse, God will not take it. Don’t take your pregnancy as an excuse, God will not take it, there is no genuine excuse before God.
83.        Any life you are living, you must stop and think about it. Let us be very, very careful. So we must think about our life, and make sure we are living according to the way God has taught us.
84.        Psalms 119:30) I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me).
85.        I have chosen the way of truth, we are told that this is time to defend what we have believed. The time you said that you have chosen, the thing you said you have believed, this is the time you will defend it. And we are told that this is a time that a sister, after seeing what a sister is passing through, she will say “Let me stay in the house.”
86.        It is time for you to defend what you believe, now you said you have chosen the word of God, if you have really chosen the word of God, you must defend it whether a man, whether a woman.
87.        Just like what the pastor said that this is not the time you will say “Apostle come ooo, pastor come ooo, this thing that I saw today,” so think about it, if you are not able to defend it, pack your Bible and go, peacefully. It will be a good decision for you.
88.        The Bible said that God called Abraham, not Lot, but Lot did what? Followed, the end of the journey proved there was a token, he has to leave Sodom, when he wanted leave, the wife also followed, hypocritically.
89.        What influence are you giving to other people, what influence are you causing to your family? Watch your life about it, what influence? The way you live, your wife will pattern after it, your children will pattern after it.
90.        If you hold the word of God seriously, your family will pattern after it, because whatever decision you are making, you are making it for you and your family. If you don’t make it for you and your family, whenever God comes down, He will require it from you.
91.        Watch Abraham, the first time that God told Abraham that I am going to give me a child in this family, how Abraham laughed, when God also told Sarah that I am going to give you a child, Sarah laughed. That is the influence of Abraham.
92.        What are you passing unto your family, how do your family take your word, when you speak in your family, do you speak like a jelly fish, a man without a back bone?
93.        Let us be very, very careful. Many a time the attitude of our sisters is because of their husbands, those who are not serious with themselves, their wives pattern after them.
94.        We must be very, very careful, think about your life. Let us know what God is talking about, for He is still telling us to encourage ourselves, thinking about our lives. Making a good prove of ourselves. For if you don’t do it now, there will not be time for you anymore.  
95.        GALATIANS 6 VS 4-5) KJV.
96.        But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.For every man shall bear his own burden.”
97.        Scrutinize means a second careful look. If you watch people when they are doing their election, you will find out that after the counting of the vote, they will send some men to go and do the re-counting.
98.        You have already done examination, what is your finding? He said in that your finding, carefully scrutinize it. Watch how you have done the examination, watch whether you have done examination malpractice. And because of that little expo you jump certain things. You are not supposed to jump over, scrutinize it.
99.        Let every man test his conduct and works you can have personal satisfaction and judgement. Not when you come into our midst you will say our pastor can preach ooo, he can cry ooo oh, the brethren are hearing.
100.     Now, stop rejoicing in other person, you should be rejoicing in your own self, personal satisfaction. He said that it is then that anyone will begin to rejoice about his work. Not comparing it with another man.
101.     Just like what I was telling a brother from Jos, I said, “Watch out you must give your life to Christ not looking at any sister. Go back to the Word, and live your life.”
102.      I asked him, “Did you know that if we go by the qualification of teaching we will go to hell, I rather say, take it serious as your life. That if you are not approved of this ministry, we will forget heaven.
103.     I said that if you live a life as serious as this, you will live a life that will qualify you for heaven. I told him to be careful, even as you heard this word, don’t live this life physically so that men can see you and approve you.
104.     If you are approved only before a man, you will still go to hell, the Bible said you must accept the Word. You know you are in a dangerous position. If you have not known where you are, begin now to know it.
105.     You must live a life that you will have personal satisfaction on it not to compare us to any other.
106.     Be very careful, don’t follow the step of any man, whether the Pastor’s wife, whether the Apostle’s wife, don’t draw any influence from anywhere.
107.     You are the reason I want to set example with the Apostle’s wife, after all God didn’t give us the qualification of the Apostle wife, so you that is being taught should live a good life, so that apostle’s wife, pastor’s wife, evangelist’s wife will pattern after you. If not, you are in trouble.
108.     Deacons’ wives you must watch your life: how am I living my life, is my life minding the ministry of my husband? While husbands, let us see, unmarried ones, unmarried men and women, why the Bible said that you have not married.
109.     Have you ever stopped to think about it? Unmarried sisters, why is it that the people that are married starting setting examples for you?
110.     Shame on you, the Bible said that he that is unmarried, she that is unmarried has time to serve God better. Because he or she doesn’t have any distraction, why is it that you have allowed men who are married in this Faith to set examples for you?
111.     Be careful that you know what you are doing in this Faith, young men, young women. Which life are you living? Have you ever stopped to think about it? That is an unmarried person I am supposed to stand as an example to the Church at Onitsha so that when the married men will look at me they will say “Yes, we have a brother who we can look up.
112.     Do you know you can run this race looking to a man knowing that Christ is watching, don’t deceive yourself, you must live this godly life watching a man, because that man you are looking at is a model, is an example, is the judging standard of God.
113.     He has said it to every man to pattern after  He, the Anointed One of your day, that was why Paul said, “Follow me.”

114.     Who is that man that can say, “follow me” in this most holy Faith? Have you ever thought about your life, how are you now living? Be very, very careful. Remain blessed in Him eternally.