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LET THE SAME SPIRIT THAT WAS IN CHRIST BE IN ME

ECHOES OF TRIBULATION PREACHED ON 18th December 1994 And 30TH OCTOBER 1996 At THE HOUSEHOLD OF GOD ONITSHA By APOSTLE PETER ODOEMENA THE SON OF MAN (THE LAMINATED HUMAN BEING) “Truth has no substitute” RIDE OF CHRIST MINISTRY WORLD-WIDEWEB
If God is not a man, how can man relate with Him? Every Messenger of God in every age has always been God-man. As God to save, and as man to make the enemies of God doubt Him, despise Him and reject Him. Yet, in Him is the Almighty hidden. Believe it if you can…
— THE SON OF MAN
An excerpt from the Message: BLAME YOURSELF AND NOT GOD, PP. 5.
All I need in my life is Christ. Christ is sufficient to me. How many
will like to hear from me? I am Bodily present and also spiritually present. Whatever Heaven is made up of is here. The Power upholding the Universe is here. Whatever you think God is made up of, is here.
The Deity is here, yet many do not know. If you like, believe, if you don’t like, throw it away. But I am sure and certain that He that created the Heavens and Earth is here though you may not know Him. He is here, physically and spiritually. The Totality of what God is all about is here.
–SON OF MAN.
(MY PEOPLE DO NOT KNOW ME, PAGE 24 VERSE 1-2.
PROLOGUE
We thank God for this fellowship. Concerning yesterday, some of you were here on Thursday when we called some of you to come here and tidy the fellowship hall so that we will seek the face of the Lord concerning the forthcoming meeting, and we came, not knowing how the meeting is going to go. Believing God that whenever He dismissed us we will go.
2.             We thought that we are going to spend maybe throughout the evening or night here but it pleased the Lord that we left here yesterday around 1 o’clock or after twelve. Earlier before what we had in mind.
3.             However, when we started prayers after hearing the short words of exhortation, we began to pray around nine, besides, that prayer never stopped until after twelve.
4.             Thus, by the time the prayers was over, some Brethren rose up, and the Lord gave us some visions concerning what is happening in this Church, and what we should expect. 
5.             One of the visions was a vision of a star that was seen from far North and then with big baskets with fruits and a bottle of oil like engine oil, and a man with a white robe came down and it was inside that vision that the name of a Brother flashed three times.
6.             Moreover, there was an office in particular that also flashed Evangelist, Evangelist, Evangelist. A Brother appeared before him which is the name that is written here. The Brother’s name was written down as “Ignatius” and the man re-appeared again and the vision left.
7.              To God be the glory. You see, I love the way the Lord is moving. The person that saw this vision which the Lord confirmed is no longer in our midst. How many still remember?
8.             He was not up to one week in our midst when he saw this vision and many other visions that fulfilled to the letter. Even vision concerning him, all of them fulfilled to the letter.
9.             Gifts and callings of God are without repentance. Any vessel God wants to use, He will use for nobody can command Him. Amen.

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HAVE THE SAME MIND THAT WAS IN CHRIST   
Ephesians 4:11-13. “And he gave some, apostles; and some, Prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
2.             Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ.”  KJV.
3.             Acts of the Apostles 4:23-30. “And being let go, they went to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said unto them. And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, thou art God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is:
4.               Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?
5.             The kings of the earth stood up, and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord, and against his Christ. For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together,
6.               For to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done. And now, Lord, behold their threatening: and grant unto thy servants, that with all boldness they may speak thy word,
7.              By stretching forth thine hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy child Jesus.” KJV.
8.             Philippians 2:1-11.  “If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies, Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.
9.             Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.
10.          Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:
11.            Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.
12.           Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth.”  KJV.   
13.          Your life in Christ makes you strong and his love comforts you, you fellowship with the spirit and you have kindness and compassion for one another. I urge you then to make me completely happy by having the same thoughts, sharing the same love and being one in soul and mind.
14.           Don’t do anything for selfish ambition or for a cheap desire to boast, but be humble towards one another. Always considering others better than yourselves. And look out for one another’s interests, not just for your own.
15.          The attitude you should have is the one that Christ Jesus had. He always had the nature of God, but He did not think that by force, He should try to become equal with God; instead, of this, of His own freewill, He gave up all He had and took the nature of a servant, He became like a human being and appeared in human likeness; He was humble and walked the path of obedience all the way to His death on the Cross.
16.          For this reason, God raised Him to the highest place above and gave Him the name that is greater than any other name and so, in the honour of the name of Jesus, all beings in Heaven, on Earth and in the world below will fell on their knees and all will openly proclaim that Jesus Christ is Lord to the glory of God the FatherGNB.
17.          I am speaking on a little topic by way of exhortation titled, “LET THE SAME MIND THAT WAS IN CHRIST BE IN YOU”. That is my little topic.  Let the same mind that was in Christ Jesus be in you, be in me.
18.          Where we read in Ephesians chapter four verse eleven through thirteen, the Lord has something in mind when He ordained the Fivefold Ministry.
19.           You must first of all know the mind of God concerning yourself, otherwise you cannot do God a reasonable service. Until you know the mind of God concerning His Church, you cannot fit in well in the Church of God. Until you know the mind of God concerning the Word, you will not know the difference between the Church and the Word.
20.          It is very, very necessary that we must have the same mind that was in Christ in order to enable us have one motive and one objective.
21.          If we are Christ’s, He will not be saying a different thing and we will be doing a different thing. His heartbeat will be the same with our own heartbeat. For example, a husband and a wife must always walk in the same road, mind the same thing, and speak one thing.
22.          In other words, they must be in perfect agreement, they must be in perfect harmony. Where the husband is trying to go in a contrary path, he disorganizes the family. The same way, if the wife wants to walk in a different path, she is automatically disorganizing the family. She destroys the peace that has been in the family. In other words, she breaks the accord.
23.           Now, the children of God must be in perfect harmony with God. They must always be in agreement with God. They must always have fellowship together as equals. Christ counted it not robbery, though He was equal with him. Yet He put on flesh.
24.          What is the mind of Christ in ordaining the Fivefold Ministry in the Church?
25.          In the Church, He ordained the Apostles, the Prophets, the Evangelists, Teachers and the Pastors, and the essence of God ordaining these ministries is to bring the Church to perfection, for the work of the ministry, which means no one person in his ministry can bring the Church to perfection and our Prophet William Braham told us that the Fivefold Ministry is God’s dress.
26.          This means that God vests Himself in these five offices to bring the Church to a perfect stature of Christ. In other words, the Fivefold Ministry represents C.H.R.I.S.T, the Word.
27.          In other words, the Ministry of the Bride is no other ministry than the ministry of the C.H.R.I.S.T. Because He vests Himself in these offices to bring the Church to perfection. This is exactly the mind of God.
28.          If you must feel comfortable in the Church of God, you must first of all have this same mind that was in Christ which He knew very well that it can never be achieved without using human vessels. Amen.




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THE ESSENCE OF THE FIVEFOLD MINISTRY
Man by nature is a rebellious and stubborn being, but God has a very quiet and humble spirit.
2.             Now, we will go into the nature of Christ as we continue so that you will compare the nature of Christ with your own nature. That is, comparing the character of Christ with your own character, living the life of Christ produces Christ.  
3.             The essence of the Bride Ministry, our Prophet told us is to reproduce Christ once again on Earth walking on two feet. That is, to produce a woman, to produce a man that people will look at, examine, test, approve and declare that of a truth there is no fault in him or her. Jesus the Christ was presented to the rulers, to the judges, Pilate judged him and he found no fault in Him. Herod judged Him and he found no fault in Him. We will know why.
4.              Let the same mind that was in Jesus Christ be in me, be in you so that if there be any that walks contrary, even the Spirit of God will reveal that person. It does not require the pastor to watch him about; no; it becomes evidently clear.
5.             Why do we say unbelief again, unbelief again? Have we repented of unbelief? You do not know what the Lord is doing until I initiate you into His Word.
6.             I still believe that God has a remnant, because He said so. Because, if He has not left us with that remnant, we would have been like unto Sodom, we would have been like Gomorrah. We thank God for the remnant, and He said, “For the sake of the remnant, I will still visit you.”
7.             Who and who are in the remnants? I do not know. Nevertheless, as we continue, you will know whether you have the same mind, which was in Christ or you have a different mind because this is the time of placement.
8.             For the work of the ministry, for the edification of this body of Christ, the saints of God, for the perfection of the saints until we all come to the unity of the Faith, this is why God ordained the Fivefold Ministry.
9.             The Fivefold Ministry, God has a divine purpose for ordaining it. All of them according to what the Prophet told us must operate by the same spirit in the same order God placed it. Number one is THE APOSTLE (the Sent One, the Arch Angel), and the duty of the Apostle according to the word of our Prophet William Branham is to tie (knit) the Old and New Testament together, and lift up Christ.
10.          He will exalt the Word of God, He will straighten every crooked doctrine. He is doctrine Himself, because He hears directly from God and He places it before the Church.
11.           That is why all the Churches, when they receive the Word of the Apostle, the Bible recorded that they did not receive them as the word of man. Rather as the direct word of God, For God can never do without a man. The Apostle will place the doctrines there; then He will stop and watch over the Church. 
12.          The Prophet will prophecy from there, according to Isaiah chapter  8 verse 20, “To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.” KJV.
13.          There is no light in them, no truth in them, to the Word and to the testimony. Everything must be taken back to the Word. God is the God of revelation. God will continue to reveal things that are yet to come. However, none of His revelations can ever contradict the Written Word, for God can never contradict Himself.
14.          No matter the revelation you receive from God, it can never contradict the Written Word of God in the Bible. Otherwise, that is addition to the Word of God or subtraction from the Word. That is why if you say, “I have a revelation from God”, I will say, “Thank you. Well, glory be to God for that.” As if a lot of people are with their revelation, it does not marvel me.  
15.          Note, the revealed things belonged unto us while the unrevealed things belonged to the Lord; is it like that in your Bible? God bless you for that.
16.          My little topic is just word of exhortation; by the time I get to the Acts of the Apostle you will understand me. I am laying the background.
17.          The essence of the Fivefold Ministry in the Church, God has something in mind. The mind of God is that whether we like it or not, as long as the Fivefold Ministry is operational, the Church must be perfected.
18.          Every Brother, every Sister must come to the unity of the Faith. That is, the Bible told us that when they were walking in the wilderness, that there was no feeble one in their midst. If you do not believe in perfection, you are nothing but a denominational man or woman.
19.          If you do not believe in holiness, if you do not believe that a man can be holy here on Earth, without spot, without wrinkle, you are a denominational man or woman.    
20.          If the Fivefold Ministry in the Church represents Christ, the ministry of Christ, what it produced in the early Church is exactly what it will produce in our day. Because we are still living in the Apostolic Days, we are still living in the Bible days.  
21.          We must all attain the stature of a perfect man whether we like it or not. Moreover, the Fivefold Ministry is to deliver the instrument. Our Prophet William Branham said, “The Fivefold Ministry has the duty to give the Bride the uniform, and the Bride will dress herself”.
22.          In other words, the Fivefold Ministry will deliver the Word of God to the Church. It is the duty of the Church to take in the Word of God, which is the covering of the Bride.
23.          The covering of the Bride of Christ is not your long hair and you should know more than that by now. It is not that nonsense. The covering of the Bride of Christ is the Word of God from Genesis to Revelation. You must believe all, the Written Word of God and the Spoken Word.
24.          Moreover, it is not only saying “I believe, I believe;” you must put them into practice. That is a practical believer, so that when somebody sees a sister or a brother, though as unlearned as unlearned can be, he will say, “Of a truth he has been with Christ. Who changed this man? Who changed this woman? I have never seen something like this! Where did he get this type of knowledge? Since he did not go to university, he did not go to secondary school, where did he acquire this type of wisdom?”
25.          Moreover, there must be a wise man there that will tell the people around, “Why do you marvel about it? Don’t you know he has been with Christ? He has the original, he has the Reality, the Deity is in him.”
26.          Then you can confidently tell the whole world, “The life I live now is not myself that did it, but Christ that liveth in me. The Word of God that abides forever in me is controlling my life. The life of the Word is what you are seeing manifesting outside. I do not know what else I can do than what I am doing now.”
27.          It becomes your permanent feature, then the Word has come to pass. Somebody must attain perfection for perfection is by the Word. It is not by healing, it is not by signs and wonders, moreover, it is not by miracle but by making him the entire Word of God.
28.          Lay hold on the eternal life. Search the scriptures, “With these things you have eternal life, Christ the only source of eternal life”. If you lay hold on miracles you will be disappointed.
UNBELIEF
29.          A man was brought before Christ paralyzed, his relations have enough faith that it is even better for the man to die in the presence of Christ than to die in the home or to die in the hospital. What a faith they exercised! How I wish we exercise faith when they come to this Church, no matter the sickness, God is greater than your sickness.
30.          Note it, THE GREATEST SICKNESS A MAN HAS IS THE UNBELIEF THAT IS IN HIM. Why do you say, unbelief again, have you ever repented of it? Have you ever cast away the yoke of doubt? Have you not been attributing the things of God to a man? Have you not been querying God’s move? Yet you asked, “Why not believe again, when will we know the need of it?”
31.          Were you not living witnesses? Were Mama Fani Nwakobi not manifesting unbelief?  Has she not been in this Church all this while? Has she not been hearing these prophecies concerning unbelief? Yet she sat down in our midst.
32.          There are many Fanny Nwakobis  (unbelievers) in this Church now. You want me to call your names? Even without mentioning your names, you have heard your names. Don’t you know when Christ is in you and when He is not in you? Unless you are a reprobate.
33.          Don’t you know when you believe all we have been teaching you, and when you have not believed? Don’t you know when you believe the manifestation of God in the camp and when you have not believed? Don’t you know what and what that have raised doubt in you? Don’t you know them? Unless Christ is not there. But I believe ye are Christ.  
34.          I believe everybody will make it, and I keep on believing until the last day. Who will be dropped? I do not know. Do I pray for that? God forbid.
35.          We are blessed to have a local Church where it pleased God to give us Fivefold Ministry. MOREOVER, IT IS NOT IN VAIN FOR GOD’S MOVE WILL START WITH A MAN. It must start with a local Church.
36.          Our Prophet William Branham told us in the Message, “Back To Pentecost” preached in the year 1965 December that the Bride Ministry will start in a little place. He said that when it starts in a place like where we are now, in this jungle where we are, people will travel far distances to behold it and from there it will spread.
37.          He went further to say that when it will start, it will manifest and produce the fear of God in the midst of the people, God will come back in the camp and people will call it Beelzebub.
38.           Don’t think people will call it Christ for Christ is always misunderstood. People that waited for His appearance never recognized Him and all that He preached.   
39.          If you were asked to predict where the Messiah would be born, you would not have picked Joseph or that manger. You would immediately name Herod or even Pilate. Nevertheless, God shows Himself in simplicity and humility, not false humility or ingénue humility. You do not know what false humility is.
40.          If you want to know what false humility is, go to the Pentecostals. When you see the way they dress with their suits, and the way they move about, you will think they are children of God, you will think that they have repented but they never repented one day.
41.          The manifestation is always the interpretation. Every child of God must manifest the true Word in his daily life.  
42.          Brethren, what is the mind of God?  The Bible said, “Jesus Christ was tempted like we are tempted today, but in all the temptations He sinned not.”
43.          Let the mind that was in Christ be in you. What was in His mind? What prevented Him from yielding to temptation? The Bible said that He left the glory; He came down and identified with mankind. Moreover, why He identified with us is for the sake of the glory that will be revealed. The Bible said that He despised the shame and endured everything. If He succumbed  to that temptation, the glory would not have been revealed forever and ever. There would not have been anything called children of God.  
44.          He has it in mind that if I will dare defy myself, the hope of the Church is gone, and He said, “Father I have sanctified myself for the sake of these elects. For your sake I sanctified myself.”
45.          He has the opportunity to commit sin, just like any other apostle, but for the sake of the saints He could not do it, He kept Himself pure without defilement.  In addition, the Voice continued saying, “Let all uncleanness, let all unrighteousness, let fornication or covetousness never even be mentioned in our midst.”
46.           What is the mind of God concerning the Church? Christ has something in mind why He ordained the Fivefold Ministry. His mind is that the Church (Bride) will be presented unto Him as a glorious Church not having spot, wrinkle or blemish. That is, the Ministry of the Bride is to take away every confusion, to settle the controversy, for there is no controversy in Christ, to settle the confusion.
47.          I knew from onset that God would not allow this confusion that entered this place to crossover. That there will come a time when God will halt it. Because the Bible said that there is no confusion in Christ. Among those men lieth confusion of tongues.
48.          Man is full of confusion. Wherever you see confusion, it is because man is living in it. Whatever you see there is just a human being for in God there is no confusion. Amen.
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THE MIND OF CHRIST CONCERNING THE CHURCH
LET THE SAME MIND THAT WAS CHRIST BE IN YOU. Have you got to a point where you sanctify yourself for Christ’s sake? If somebody will know me as a believer, somebody will see me, hear my confessions and a little while he sees me behaving carnally, he sees me acting in a very unrighteous way, what will he say? “If what being a child of God produces is this, I think I better sit down.”
2.             Why people do not go ahead worshipping God is because there is a lot of make-up in the Churches. However, we cannot throw away the genuine currency because we have counterfeit. No.  For we throw away the counterfeit, the original money remains in our pocket.
3.             The greatest stumbling block to the Church is a man or a woman that carries the Bible, claims that he is a believer, tells the world that he is a child of God, but he lives a life that is worse than the life of a pagan. He lives in secret sin. That is the greatest stumbling block to the Church.
4.             When you come, you can preach, shout, make noise, go about, carry Bible, yet indulge in secret things, that is the greatest stumbling block to being a child of God. When you see brethren you become holy, in the midst of the heathen you identify with then, identify with their condition, no difference.
5.             Note, God’s Word calls for total separation from unbelief.  A child of God must leave spiritual fornication. It is very clear in the sight of God, that is why He said that He will never forgive it. Will He forgive it today? Be careful. That is why when the Lord severed us He warned us never to associate with them anymore for we a peculiar people unto Him.
6.             That is why no brother or sister in this Faith is permitted to run from Church to Church. WHEN YOU DO THAT, YOU COMMIT SPIRITUAL FORNICATION. Separate yourself, come out of that, be thou partakers of our Faith and marry the Word of God.   
7.             What is the mind of Christ concerning the Church? What was the mind that was in Christ which must be in us?
8.             Check the book of Acts of the Apostles 4 verse 23. If we read from verse 1, the account is very clear. The Apostles knew very well that they cannot deny the testimonies of Christ, and while they were testifying in His Name it brought persecution upon them.
9.             They were caught, ridiculed, and were commanded never to preach in the Name of Christ anymore. However, they have the boldness as they said, “Who must we obey? Must we obey them rather than God?  Far be it from us!”
10.          We rather obey God instead of man. What is in a man?  Something that will blossom in the morning and fade away in the afternoon. What is in a man? Go to the mortuary and see what man is, but I thank God. A child of God does not die; fear not the man that will just put the flesh in the mortuary that is dust. On the other hand, fear Him that would be able to put the flesh in the mortuary and torment the soul in hell fire, fear that one.  
11.          Thus, when they were persecuted for Christ’s sake, something happened. They did not go into the world to broadcast it; the Bible said, “They ran to their company, they ran to their own fellowship. Where did they give their report? To the people that will understand them, to Brethren in like precious Faith. Did they go to the denomination? No, they won’t understand them. They ran to their own company. So, Brethren we are happy, for He has counted us worthy to be partakers of His suffering. That is why they were rejoicing.
12.          What do you think the heathens will be saying when they see these people rejoicing in affliction, rejoicing in hope? What do you think these people will be saying? They will say, “Look at these people, are they not crazy?”
13.          You see, they proclaimed their own God and we proclaimed our God. We did not go further than that. He is only one and true God. They gave us a mandate. Their eldest brother said that he is going somewhere with the other man, that if they go and come back, that you will not even remember the road leading to this place again; and they went but surprisingly till today you are still remembering the road, you are not only remembering, you have not forsaken the road.  
14.          We are not warring after the flesh for we know the fight that we are fighting. Unbelief is not in the flesh. Looking at your faces in this Church, I will call all of you believers, you do not know what you believe but whatever you believe must be proved. Something must come your way to test your faith.
15.          Our Prophets told us that clear. He said that you have not believed anything until you are tried. Mama thought that persecution will come and try her faith but the Lord came in a humble way and presented the ordinary case which was the family case and she stumbled in.
16.          If she was told ahead of time that, that could be the end of her journey, she would not have believed it; but God said it. Although it tarried but we patiently waited for it, because the Word went forth out of His mouth in righteousness.
17.          Be very careful in this Church, for any day your cup is filled and you cause God to speak from Heaven, maybe you will be expecting to hear, when this would  be spoken and then a thundering voice will come into your ear; THE THUNDERING VOICE WILL COME THROUGH A MAN.
18.          All will hear it and they would be witnesses, the Lord will record it, though it tarries, one day God will remember it. For the warning we received, but God told us that one day the cup of the  Amorites will run over and not only would be filled, for it will be filled and it will run over, no more remedy.
19.          Hence, they ran to their own company and then gave the report. Then Brethren were glad and they tarried there. When they tarried as we are going to tarry, Bible said that they were all in one accord; I want you to underline that. Let the same mind that was Christ be in you. They were in one accord, nobody found fault with another.
20.          If we read it further, Bible told us how they had their fellowship, they share their possessions together, the rich in their midst brought out what they had and the poor brought out the little they had and everybody had all things in common.
21.          THE ESSENCE OF GOD ORDAINING THE FIVEFOLD MINISTRY IS TO BRING THE CHURCH TO THE LEVEL WHERE ALL BROTHERS AND SISTERS WILL WORK IN EQUAL STAND.
22.          Until that happens in our midst, all that we have been labouring all these years we have not achieved our target. God will bring the whole Church to the point where there will be no man and there will be no woman in the Church.
23.          Both the man and the woman will be one, having the same mind, working by the same role, exceeding one another better than ourselves. Thus, when they gathered, there were no fault finders in their midst. Nobody was saying, “I do not like the way sister does;” or “I do not like the way he behaves,” no. They were all in the same mind, because they have one aim, which is to fulfill God’s own joy.
24.          That God will be glorified in the midst of His people, that the heathen will not speak evil of God concerning their character. By the way they were having fellowship, the Bible said that the love among them grew so strong that the people that were outside were enticed. People outside cherished them, and every day, people were added into their midst. That was how the Church was growing.
25.          In other words, the essence of God, the mind of Christ concerning me and you is that we need to go about carrying the Message and living the life. We do not need to go about telling people that we are children of God. We will simply move, our character will do the preaching. Our character, our behaviour will tell the world what we are.
26.          WE ARE WRITTEN EPISTLES READ OF ALL MEN. In your family, in your homes, in your business places, your life speaks greater than your word if you are a child of God. Many eyes are upon you. Seeing we have this large crowd of witness round about us, let us therefore clean ourselves of every filthiness of the body and of the spirit.
27.           Perfecting holiness in the fear of God. This is exactly the mind of Christ. Do you have the same mind with Him? If you know the mind of Christ that you must be holy, not ordinary holy, that you must perfect it with the fear of God—the fear of God in your heart will lead you to believe in Him, the fear of God in your heart will make you to believe Him to the letter.
28.          When you do not fear God, you can open your mouth and talk anyhow. You can yield yourself to anything, all flying spirit and absorb some unrighteousness. However, when you have godly fear in you, it will lead you to genuine repentance, that is what God is demanding all through this camp meeting.
29.           If after this camp meeting we do not come to the unity of the Faith, we do not attain this perfection, it then means we have lost the battle, because we have come over and over that this may be the last gathering. This may be the last because on the third gathering—if there is the third gathering— well, I think something must happen, it will be: TO YOUR TENTS O ISRAEL. Christ was gathering with them but He had the last gathering. On that last gathering, he was arrested and all of them scattered.
30.          While there is light, walk in the light. Darkness is coming. The Brethren were to walk by God in one spirit, in one mind, nobody was thinking about another thing. When they say, “Let us pray,” every brother, every sister knew what he or she should ask from God. Nobody was selfish, nobody thought that whatever he had belonged to him.
31.          Everybody was ready to sacrifice his life for the sake of the Brethren.  Furthermore, God of Heaven saw the unity around the Word, He saw the love in their midst, He saw the harmony, He confirmed it with the Holy Ghost.
32.          What we need is the TRUE TOKEN—that is all we need. Moreover, if we are gathering, let us gather in one mind, that God is going to bring back Pentecost on the land for the last time.
33.          We gathered in the Church, we saw the Pentecost coming down gradually, and the Lord knows very well what will happen and He said it, “Ye are perfect but not all of you.” We heard it in this Church and it is a scriptural voice: “Ye are perfect but not all of you. You are cleansed but not all of you.” I believe it is truth.
34.          When the Lord is speaking to us as a Church, do not limit it to this local Church.
35.          Rapture will not occur in Nigeria today and tomorrow it will occur in America. The Church in America, the Church in Germany, the Church in Russia and everywhere, the Church in Nigeria God co-opted under one world Church. If we can succeed in getting rid of unbelief in this Church, then we have succeed in getting rid of unbelief in your own Churches there. Now as many as that still believe in God, He will gather them together to help them.
36.          God is not waiting until you will believe. If you think about it, you are thinking that you are deceived, “Let me continue in unbelief, after all the Church will not go anywhere without me,” you are deceived.
37.          Do you think that the rapture is for everybody? If rapture is for everybody, who will then gnash his teeth?  Who will say, “Had I known”?  The only man that will say “Had I known”  is not the man in the world, it is somebody that has been in our midst, he has opportunity to be like us but for one thing or the other he could not attain perfection.
38.          He received the Message that could perfect his life but he could not completely surrender to the Message. That is the man that will say, “Had I known.” He is the man that will say, “Hey! My God oooo!”
39.          It is not the fornicator that is in the hotel. It is somebody that is sitting down in this truth, balancing it in the Bible, not ordinary story but he thinks we are playing. He thinks that God is slack concerning His promises.
40.          Therefore Brethren, our gathering must be in the spirit. If there is any fellowship in the spirit, as we read in Philippians chapter 2 “fulfill ye my joy;’” in other words, fellowship takes place in the spirit, for God is a spirit and they that will worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth.
41.          What does it profit us to gather in this Church? “Brother, God bless you, sister, God bless you,” but right inside your heart, your heart is not right with your Brother, is not right with your Sister, what does it profit you then? When your heart is not right with one another, your fellowship is unacceptable in the sight of God. God is saying that we must gather in the spirit. That is where fellowship is placed.  
42.          The flesh profited nothing. Take note, you want to boast; you want people to see you? No, Let the spirit guide you in all things. If your heart is not right with God, you have been given the opportunity to make it right. The mind of Christ concerning the Church is that our hearts and His own heart must be in direct harmony and in agreement. Maybe we have lost the vision that Christ is husbandman in the Church, and He gives the instruction, the wife does the obedience, she obeys.
43.          If this Church is the wife of Christ our duty is to obey Him, all our desires must be upon Him. Christ is the Word of God which means that the Word of God is the husbandman of this Church, whether we like it or not. As long as we are loyal and obedient to Him, He remains our faithful husband. Nevertheless, any day we disobey Him, we are subject to die henceforth.
44.          I am bringing it down so that you can get Me rightly. Any woman that does not trust her husband in all things must play unfaithfulness. Because in her mind she is thinking that her husband is unfaithful. It requires absolute trust, absolute faith in your own husband for you to get whatever you want from him. In other words, we must trust Him unto death, that is, we must trust the word of God unto death.  That is whatever it will take us to obey God we must surly obey Him.
45.          If it will take us going about drinking only garri so that the Word of God will be obeyed, we will do it. This is exactly the mind of Christ concerning us. Let the same mind that was in Christ be in you. If that mind is not in you, you can never fulfill His joy. Christ can never be glorified in you.
46.          Let us read how Christ conducted Himself and compare it with our own character, because the essence of the Fivefold Ministry is to give you this garment. When you put it on, anybody that sees you will see the glory of Christ in you. 
47.          Philippians 2: 1-4, “Your life in Christ makes you strong and His love comforts you, you have fellowship with the spirit and you have in kindness and compassion for one another. I urge you then to make me completly happy by having the same thoughts.”
48.          Note, number one, you must make Me happy by having the same thought. You see the mind of Christ! That while I am in your midst, I will not be thinking another thing and my Brother there is thinking another thing. We all have only one purpose.
49.          Our purpose is to inherit the everlasting life, to be with Him in glory, and we know very well that no unbeliever, no sinner, no unrighteous person will be there, which means that my mind is that I must remain Holy, without blame in Him and in love.
50.          If that is what I am pursuing everyday and every Brother, every Sister is walking towards that same direction, will there be unbelief in the camp? Unbelief comes when a Brother walks contrary to this rule. He is minding a different thing, Sister is minding a different thing, it produces unbelief in the camp.
51.          We must all have the same thought.
52.          “…sharing the same love…” Note, sharing one love not two
53.          “…and be one in soul and mind…”
54.          What is the soul, what is the mind? Not divided, you see the oneness of God, the unity of God, that is why I still believe in the illustration that God is like water. When you see water in one place, that is God, God is liquid. God is ice, the same God is tea.
55.          Water is ice, water is tea. Does it change the nature of water? He is still God. God is the Father, God is the Son, and God is the Holy Spirit; which means the Father is the Son; the same Father is the Holy Spirit. That is why the Bible said that THE THREE ARE ONE.
56.          It is not God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Ghost, nothing like that, THREE IN ONE IS FALSE. That is the greatest common idolatry and no idolater will inherit the Kingdom of God. How many idolaters have we today on the land, somebody will say “Thank God I am a Grace of God member, I am in Deeper Life”, but God is calling those people idolaters, because they are all Trinitarians.
57.          God did not group them in the same place He grouped our fathers at home that are pagans. They are even better than those people because they worship gods they know not.  Somebody may be going about spreading the question, “How do you think that your Church is the only Church that will be going to Heaven? How do you think that you are the only group?”
58.          I am sure of what I am saying. If you do not believe my Message you perish, you have no hope. “Hear ye o Israel the Lord our God is one,” not two.  
59.          Even Roman Catholic knows that, but when they were deceived, they went into idolatry. Roman Catholics know more than that. Even Anglicans know more than that. They have it in their creed, “I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and Earth, things that are visible and invisible. I believe in one God, the Father Almighty.” However, a little while they changed it to three in one. God forbid!
60.          We must be one in the mind and in the soul. If we must achieve anything, this is exactly the mind of God concerning the Church. How can the Churches come to the unity of the Faith without coming together and receive the same teaching? How can they be perfected together all at the same time without coming together in Jerusalem on Pentecost Day?
61.          Don’t you know that it was on the Pentecost Day that they came from deferent nations to behold the glory of God and the promise God made unto the fathers came to pass?
62.            Do you still wonder why they are coming from East and West, North and South? Are you still wondering?  Is it a confession?  Far from that. We are back to Pentecost. We are just trying to put you in the spirit, the Lord helping us. Believing that I will appear and reappear also. God helping me, this might be my last camp meeting with you. I can foresee it coming.
63.          “...do not do anything from selfish ambition or from a cheap desire to boast…”
64.           A cheap desire to boast. No show up, be humble, do not be selfish, see the mind that was in Christ. Today, watch all that said they are Christians; do they have the same mind? Are they not selfish?  Everybody minding his own. Coming into a Church, come and see the nature of the Church. Even among End-time Message believers, they are worse than the denominations today.
65.          We thank God for what He is doing in this Faith. Yet I do not know what you do not believe. If you say you do not believe, I do not know what you do not believe. I think it is better for you to say that this is a very hard truth than for you to say, “I do not believe it.”
66.          We all know that our Message is very hard, and we believe that nobody has passed it in very soft way. All the Prophets of old, the way of God has never been very soft, it has been a very difficult way.
67.          Thus, God cannot soften it because of you, He cannot change it. Only courageous people worship God. That is why He said, “Be not afraid, be courageous.”
68.           “...but be humble towards one another, always consider others better than yourselves and look up for one another’s interest and not just for your own.”
69.          Considering one another better than yourself, do not look for things that will satisfy you, try to be of a service to somebody else. They are coming to us, we are receiving them, and there is no way we can fulfill God’s joy in the camp without first of all understanding the mind of God concerning us as Brethren.
70.          We must walk by the same rule, minding the same thing, saying the same thing, so that if there is anybody that walks contrary, the Spirit of God will reveal him. The mind of God concerning this Church is that through this camp meeting we will all attain perfection.
71.          This is just warm up exhortation. When they gathered in one accord, they were praying for boldness and they will say, “God, grant it that mighty signs and wonders will be done by the hands of your most servant.” Won’t you open your mouth and thank God for the journey so far, pray that God will transform you, for it requires God to plant in you this heart that was in Christ.
72.          The true humility cannot come out, the true righteousness cannot come out until you are willing to obey every instruction from God. That is the essence of this Church, until everybody will see Christ reigning in you. People that have been discouraged because of impersonation in Christianity, they will see the original Christianity, unadulterated way of life, permanent holiness and righteousness.
73.          God does not change. A child of God can never change. He remaineth the same. Circumstances can never change a child of God. Hardship can never change him for he remaineth a child of God, holy and beloved at all times. 
74.          If you have fault finding spirit, why not tell God about it now and say, “God, help me to see the good that is in my Brother, help me to see the good side of my Sister, the good side of my Brother. Take away this spirit that will make me to find fault with my brother or sister. Let me accommodate my Brother and my Sister in love. Accommodating one another in love for we are Brethren.”  
75.          The mind of God is that we must come to perfection, we must be holy, for the Lord our God is Holy. We must be perfect because the Lord our God is perfect. We are the written epistles read by all men. God expects us to bear His Name through holiness and righteousness.
76.          If you have pride in you, you can never give anybody a service, you can never humble yourself down. If you have the spirit of boasting, there is no way you can humble yourself, but Christ showed the perfect example. Though He is God, He never counted it robbery. He came down and became a servant.
77.          Imagine God washing people’s feet and He is commanding us that we should let the same mind that was in Christ (Him) to be in us so that we can be of a service to humanity.
78.          Won’t you tell God to take away the spirit of pride in you, take away the spirit of boasting in you, and let you never be selfish, take away selfishness from you? Say, “Let me esteem my Brother more than myself, higher than myself. Do not let me look at anybody in the flesh.”  
79.          Jesus the Christ said to Peter, “Thou art Peter, Satan wanted to destroy you but I have prayed for you. When you are converted, strengthen your brethren”.
80.          God must raise a Church as a masterpiece for others to learn from there. Other Churches are coming to Jerusalem, and they believe that here as their Jerusalem, a high standard of life is expected among our Brothers, among our Sisters in Jerusalem so that others will learn from us.
81.          We will be of encouragement to them. What if they come, and do not see the beauty of Christ in you, instead they will see hatred, they will see division, they will see strife, they will see bitterness, will they be strengthened? No!
82.          That is why you must re-examine your life once again as a Brother, as a Sister and say, “God, let my life be an exemplary henceforth.”
83.          The Holy Ghost gave us a Message, “Be an Example of All the Believers”. There may be believers, but be outstanding, let your life be without fault and blame. Why not open up to God, open your mouth and say, “God help me to live an exemplary life to others. Let others copy from me, let my life influence somebody to do that which is right in the sight of God.
84.          The Bible said, “Woe is that man, woe is that woman who by the way he lives, by the way she lives, he or she will cause people to speak evil of the Word of God.”
85.          Your life is influencing somebody, my own life is influencing somebody. My Brothers, my Sisters what type of influences are people getting from you? When people are watching your life, how is your character influencing them? Does it lead them to evil habit or does it lead them to good behavior?
86.          That is why you need to talk to God once again, say, “God help me to take away every devilish influence in me. Let my life influence my Brother, my Sister to do that which is right.” Amen.


ECHOES OF TRIBULATION
PREACHED ON
30TH OCTOBER 1996
BY
APOSTLE PETER ODOEMENA
(THE SON
…AS WE ENTER THE GATE OF PARADISE
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TRIBULATION AND PERSECUTION
Do not restrict any statement from Christ our Lord to the people that were present at the time of His death or when He was walking on two foot. Do not ever come to a point where you restrict any statement credited to Him to those people that were presently at the time He was walking as a human being.
2.               Always carry it over, that all that will follow Christ in all the ages must pass through the same experience. There is going to be a time when whatsoever they have preached must be penned down and the whole world will be very much interested.
3.               Everybody will like to know why they are preaching whatever they are preaching. Why they are behaving the way they are behaving, majority must feel offended, and they must react.
4.               In every move of God and in His honest attempt to stamp out evil, somebody must be offended. There is no way you can stamp out evil without wounding somebody because in every generation, there must be people that must be enjoying evil, people that are living by evil just like today we are saying that Nigeria is bad. There are people that are wishing that it will continue this way, while there are people that are saying, “God, it is high time you erase this world and create a new world.” It has always been like that.
5.               The People that will rise up against the move are always in the majority because this world lieth in wickedness. The entire world lieth in wickedness. Nobody wants to hear the truth again; the same way nobody wants to live by the truth. A situation whereby when you speak the truth you are arrested, detained, and punished for speaking the truth. That is why you cannot stamp out evil in the world.
6.               When you give correct information on how to trace a criminal, they will detain you and allow the criminal to go. If nobody is detained and nobody is held, Police will die of starvation.
7.               WHAT AM I SAYING, JESUS THE CHRIST SAID THAT THE HOUR IS COME AND NOW IS THE HOUR WHEN YOU SHALL BE SCATTERED
8.               It is always in the mind of God to keep His people in the light. God has never decided to keep His people in darkness. He carries His people along in all His moves, making things very clear to them.
9.               In every Apostolic Ministry, there is going to be one that will rise up and be on the scene to tell you when the scripture is fulfilled. Thus, He has announced it that you shall be scattered, everybody and then I will be left alone. It fulfilled to the letter.
10.            A time came when they arrested Him and all His disciples scattered. Peter who endured till the time of the trial, getting to the trial he also denied Him, leaving Him alone. Then when He resurrected and went back to Heaven from where He came, the movement continued. Now He transferred the whole thing into the hands of the apostles and then the apostles transferred the whole thing to the Church.
11.            Then a day came and persecution came upon the Church. The Bible said that all the members of the Church were scattered except the apostles. Read your Bible, persecution came on the Church in Jerusalem and everybody were scattered except the apostles. They maintained their stand and they died at last.  
12.            NOTE: THE TYPE OF SCATTERING YOU ARE GOING TO SCATTER MAY NOT BE THE ONE THEY SCATTERED, BECAUSE GOD KNOWS THAT WE ARE ALL WEAK. GOD KNOWS THAT WE CANNOT BEAR IT, SO HE IS GOING TO HELP US. FOR IF GOD WILL PERMIT US TO BE SCATTERED LIKE THAT OF JERUSALEM, NOT UP TO THREE PERSONS WILL BE SAVED FROM ALL THAT ARE IN THIS CHURCH.
13.            For that, God in His infinite mercy may permit a peaceful scattering, so that by the time they will come into the Church and look for you, they will see an empty place. By the time they will come into the Church, they will be looking for the living among the dead and they will hear “He is risen.” Then it is now house to house arrest.
14.            Watch, from that time there is going to be betrayal, “Are you looking for his house? Let me go and show you.” If there is any betrayal I know, it is that one. Why must it be you? Why must it be Judas that will take them to His house? From the period Jesus the Christ was preaching, was He preaching in secrets? Were they not seeing Him in the synagogue and temple while He was preaching?
15.            “If they should get Him arrested, that is their business! Go and look for Him! Anywhere you see Him you arrest Him but for me, I am Bishop so, so and so, I belong to Christ. Anywhere you want to take me to, take me but for me to go and show you where my Master is, no.”
16.            A real criminal knows that he is going to die and that is why no matter how you torture him, it will be hard for him to tell you where his gangs are. However, looking at you, if Brother Goddy is to be arrested, he may say no. Be very careful.
17.            I am showing you things before they will come to pass. Stephen had the opportunity to say, “Do not stone me” but he decided to bounce on the rock and receive his own glory. Nevertheless, see the reaction, but the Church knew that killing of Stephen means the whole Jews.  
18.            One person will stir it up. If they kill one and government did not react, rather everybody rejoiced, Pentecostals gave them go-ahead order or other groups may rightly say, “Well, thank God for that is what they deserved.” They will go ahead and unleash whatever they have in their mind.
19.            What am I saying? Now is the time you are going to be scattered. You may not scatter by firing nor by troubles, no, God may decide to withhold it. God may decide to ask you to go home and everybody stay in his or her house and watch things as it unfolds.
20.            He (God) may decide to pack you to the wilderness, He may decide that even by tomorrow morning, everybody will be coming to Jerusalem. What I am telling you is truth. Because by and by, from now students in this our worship ground will be over staying. Some teachers will be delighted in staying with them even till 6:00pm, whether you like it or not.
21.            By and by we are bound to be scattered, and Jesus the Christ said that in this world, you will have tribulation. What is tribulation? Tribulation means nothing but persecution, suffering and trouble.
22.            Then I am being tempted to ask this question, maybe I will ask it by the way of teaching: Will the Bride of Christ go through tribulation? Will the Church go through tribulation? Because many a time we hear from preachers saying that the Church can never go to tribulation, that the Church is for rapture and not for the great tribulation, then the question arises, What is great tribulation? What is rapture?
23.            On the day I will be handling this. I will be talking to you on “GREAT TRIBULATION BEFORE THE CATCHING AWAY OF THE SAINTS”. one thing we do not know and many do not know is that, there is a wide difference between great tribulation and God’s wrath. Note it, there is a great difference between great tribulation and the wrath of God.
24.            Great tribulation is a general experience which we are going to pass through. However, the wrath of God is going to be experienced only by unbelievers, children of disobedience for disobeying the word, for neglecting to carry out the instructions of God. They are going to be appointed to receive His wrath.
25.            We are not disobedient. All that will live godly on Earth, the Bible said that they must suffer tribulation, they must suffer persecution.
26.            John 16 : 33, “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have [perfect] peace and confidence. In the world you have tribulation and trials and distress and frustration; but be of a good cheer [take courage; be confidence, certain, undaunted]! For I have overcome the world. [I have deprived it of power to harm you and have conquered it for you]. AMP.
27.          “These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
28.            Who can believe this? Then somebody may be asking the question, why was Stephen killed? You are looking at the harming of the flesh and that is why Jesus Christ said, “Do not fear the person that will kill the flesh only and there, his power will stop but fear He who is able to kill the spirit and destroy the soul in hellfire.”
29.            Hence, when God is looking at the life, He is not looking at the life in the body, but He is looking at the life in the spirit because that is the real man.
30.            Nobody will harm your soul. God permitted Satan to torment the flesh of Job but gave order never to touch his soul. That is why the only sin a man will commit that will affect his soul is sin against the Holy Spirit. Every other sin, you are harming yourself. That is why your soul will be sowed in corruption and reaped in incorruption. Amen.




2
ECHOES OF TRIBULATION
Bear with me if I say something that has jumped you. Moreover, because God has decreed it, it must surely come to pass. We will look into the scriptures further and somebody may ask, “What is the title of this Message?”
2.             I will title it briefly “Echoes of Tribulation.” In other words, tribulation is blowing winds. The wind of tribulation is blowing. The shadows of tribulation, that is, impending tribulation.  
3.             Matthew 13 :20-21. “As for what is sown on thin (rocky) soil, this is he who hears the word and at once welcome and accept it with joy; yet it has no real root in him, but is temporally (inconsistent, last but a little while) and when affliction or trouble or persecution comes on account of the word, at once he is caused to stumble (he is repelled and begins to distrust and desert Him whom he ought to trust and obey) and he falls away. AMP.
4.             The seed that fell on a stony or rocky ground is likened to one who after hearing the word of God, will welcome it in the initial, but will not be grounded and rooted in that Message.
5.             That is why, when trial comes, persecution, misunderstanding comes as a result of the word which he has left, the next thing is that he will deny this Faith. Because, he never understood that it will be so, he thought that it was just living anyhow. Nevertheless, along the way, see physical assault, physical disrespect, physical trouble and then he is distressed everywhere.
6.             He never thought that Christianity will reach to that extent and immediately, he will start losing Faith in the Word which he has received. In echoes of tribulation, watch out for things that are coming to try your Faith.
7.             A lot of things are coming to prove your Faith, to test your Faith in the Word which you said that you have believed. In other words, this is the time you will defend that which you said that you have believed. In addition, every man will defend his or her own belief. Anywhere you meet the trouble that is where you will start to say whatever you are going to say.
8.             It is not the time when you will say, “Let me go and call the Pastor,” let me go and call this and that. No. This time around, your Pastor will not bail you. Your Pastor can only bail you on the carnal things but concerning this Faith, he will never bail you. No minister can bail anybody in this Faith on the account of this Faith because you have believed and you have said that you are the follower of Christ. You are going to help yourself.
9.             You want eternal life, now is the hour to pay the price. I am not going to pay it for you, you are not going to pay it for me, arm yourselves with this truth for very soon all of you are going to be scattered. All of you will be scattered but the Word is not scattered, the Word will be left alone. Nevertheless, will you leave the Word alone and say, “Mr Word, I do not want you lest I will be troubled. It may cause me this, it may cause me that, let me forfeit this Word and save my life.”
10.          He that wants to save his life must surely lose it but he that is ready to lose his life for the sake of this word, by and by will gain his life. That is the promise of Almighty God and it will never fail. It is this hope that made all that followed Christ to be courageous even to face firing squad.
11.          Nobody was moved, nobody shivered, and nobody considered anything. They counted their lives as nothing. After all, before you enlisted in this army of Christ, you were told that you must hate your own life and count it as nothing. If you cannot get this Message now, let it be known to you that you are on your way to abandoning the Faith.
12.          Getting this Message is one thing, accepting it the way it is coming and allowing it to settle in your heart as an individual is another thing altogeter. It is not something you will go and negotiate with anybody. It is not something you will go and say, “Brother, how did this thing go?” It is just a personal Message to you.
GET READY
13.          Echoes of tribulation, signs of tribulation is around, signs of trouble, hour of trouble, hour of sharp misunderstanding, it is the same period of unemployment. Thus, it is the period of losing your Job, it is a period of hunger attack, a period of starvation, God making your nest very uncomfortable for you to desire to leave the Earth.
14.          WATCH OUT FROM NOW, YOUR BEST FRIENDS WILL TURN TO BE YOUR GREASTEST ENEMIES. PEOPLE YOU HAVE CHERISHED AND LOVED, PEOPLE THAT YOU HAVE RECOGNISED ALL YOUR LIFE, YOU HAVE LARVISHED ALL YOUR LIFE FOR, THEY ARE THE PEOPLE THAT WILL FIGHT YOU THE LAST FIGHT. MOREOVER, THERE IS NOTHING YOU WILL DO TO PLEASE THEM AGAIN, EXCEPT YOU ABANDON YOUR FAITH.
15.          The only condition which they are going to give us henceforth is, “If only you can denounce your Faith, we have no problem with you. Just tell us that until you die, you will not say this thing again and all that you have been saying before, they have become void and then we will accept you.
16.          In addition, I am telling you, if you denounce your Faith, they will not spare you. Withhold your Faith, they will not spare you. If you denounce your Faith, you are going to die. It is just like a Policeman that tells a criminal, “Just tell us where your gangs are and we will leave you.” Then the man finished mentioning his members names and he was also killed.
17.          When Anini and Monday Osunbo finished their confessions, where are they today? However, they were being promised that they will be given the opportunity of helping the Police in catching up with the criminals; what later happened? What am I saying? Uphold your Faith, be Faithful till the end if what you believed is real to you. Let us watch and see whether the saints will go through great tribulation.
18.          Matthew 24 : 21-44. “For then there will be great tribulation, afflictions, distress and oblation such as has not been from the beginning of the world until now, and never will be again.
19.          In other words, there is going to be a people that will bring this to an end. It cannot be the first Church Age, neither will it be the second Church Age, no, it must be the last Church Age. Call them, latter-day saints or last day saints, last day Church.  
20.          There is going to be the last Church on Earth that will produce the last saints on Earth, the last jewels of Christ on Earth and after their trouble, until the end of the world, there will never be any trouble like that of their own again. They will put an end to it. God will never come and say, “I am going to deal with mankind” again. You can never hear unbelief again.
21.          In other words, after that tribulation of the last saints, there is going to be an everlasting righteousness. An everlasting righteousness will reign on Earth forever and ever. Then who do you think will put an end to it? Who do you think that God will use to wind up this evil If not you and I?
22.          WHEN DO YOU THINK IT WILL COME? GET READY. I SAY, GET READY! IF IT DOES NOT COME TO PASS, call me a false Apostle. If it never comes to pass in your midst, know that the Lord never spoke to Me for one day. Expect it, and the ear that will hear it will tingle. People can hardily believe that it is happening in this world, that is full of knowledge and wisdom.
23.          You know that somebody was trying to question us saying, “How do you think that this can happen again? The world has advanced more.”
24.          That is why the Bible said that in the last days, evil would increase and before the Devil will increase the evil in the world, the Lord had severed His own because the clergy will not be spared. The evil in the society, everybody is involved. It did not spare the clergy, from the Pope to the reverend father to even the Bishop, all are involved.
25.          Because of the rate and the people that are involved in the evil, the love of many in Christ is waxing cold. Many sincere men feel very much disappointed, they feel very disappointed. The clergy is not spared.
26.          “…And if those days had not been shortened, no human being will endure and survive. But for the sake of the elect. God saving ones, those days will be shortened.”
27.          IN OTHER WORDS, THE ELECT WILL BE HERE. MOREOVER, THE BIBLE TOLD US THAT IT WOULD BE IN THE MIDST OF THE TROUBLE. For the trouble is coming to try our Faith. There is no other way He can punish us if not to cause the head of the Roman Catholic Church to try us whether we believe Him, rely on Him, put our trust in Him, put our confidence in Him. WE MUST BE TRIED.
28.          When a woman is hospitalized and blood is needed, it is at that point that the love of the man is tried. Once the man surrenders himself to donated the blood, you may find out that the blood might not be required again. In the same way as husband and wife, we have tested the love Christ have for the Church, we have proved it in different ways, He has laid His life down for us and we know Him for that.
29.          Now we are about to test our own love for Him. It is now His turn, we have taken our own turn. He is about to test all these years we have been saying it, individually He will test us. Therefore, tribulation is nothing but trial of our Faith, and this trial of your Faith will come in different ways and will meet you even till death.
30.          In the process of the trial you can die, in the process of the trial your children may die, in the process of the trial you can lose your Job, you can lose your business, in the process you can be sick unto death. Only God is trying to prove whether you really love Him, whether you have really believed in Him, whether you are relying on Him alone, whether you still have other gods behind your mind where you can run to. God will make your nest very uncomfortable.
31.           “If any man says to you then, Behold, here is the Christ, (the messiah)! Or, there He is! Do not believe it. For false Christ and false Prophets will arise and they will show great signs and wonders so as to deceive and lead astray if possible even the elect.
32.          (God’s chosen ones). See I have warned you beforehand. So if they say to you, Behold, He is in the wilderness (desert) do not go out there, if they tell you, Behold, He is in the secret places or inner rooms, do not believe it.
33.          For just as the lighting flashes from the east and shines and is seen as far as the west, so will the coming of the Son of Man be. Wherever there is a fallen body, (a corpse), there the vultures (the eagles) will flock together.
34.          Immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not shed its light, and the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of the heaven will be shaken” AMP.   
35.          For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be. And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened. Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not.
36.          For there shall arise false Christs, and false Prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect. Behold, I have told you before. Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not.
37.           For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For wheresoever the carcass is, there will the eagles be gathered together. Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:
38.          And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the Earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.
39.           Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors.
40.          Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled. Heaven and Earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away. But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.
41.          But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
42.           Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come. But know this, that if the good man 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.
43.          Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh. This was exactly the vision that John the revelator saw when the seven thunders uttered their voices and everywhere stood still. And it was in that silence that a great thing took place.
44.          The world may call it eclipse after the whole thing has taken place. But I know that before they will know what has happened, in a twinkle of an eye the saints have gone. And all that will be left here, brethren, they will regret the day they were born; they will regret the day they were conceived.” KJV.
45.          I am talking to you on the echoes of great tribulation which its signs are very much around us so that you get ready, for the Bible said that no man knoweth the day or the hour the Son of Man cometh. All you have to do is to be ready at all times through prayers and patience, by much endurance, get yourselves prepared and do not allow rapture to take you by surprise.
46.          Romans chapter 5 verse 3-11. “And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us. For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die.
47.           But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life. And not only so, but we also joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement. KJV. Amen.
48.          The reason why you are going to suffer whatever you are going to suffer from now is because what it will produce is maturity. If nothing shakes you, you have believed in vain. You can never be declared a child of God unless your Faith is being tried publicly, where people will ridicule you, where people will scoff at you and you become a laughing stock.  
49.          Thus, it is now our own turn to give our own lives for the sake of He that died for us. While we were yet sinners, He died in our behalf. Now we have become His own people, it is now our turn to give our life, to volunteer to die because we have made Him our God, our Refuge, our Rock of escape, our all and all, and no man can stop us from following Him.
50.          Death cannot stop us from acknowledging Him as our savoir publicly. In the midst of all oppositions, we will still hold our heads very high and tell the whole world that Christ is Almighty God.
51.          The only Saviour, the only hope for mankind. We cannot deny that we are His converts. We are His disciples. We cannot denounce our Faith and there is no going back.  If you hear whatever I am saying without having the revelation, it means nonsense, it means talkative, and nobody ever preaches eternal life on a platter of gold. Nobody preaches it on his own.
52.          Check your Bible very well, check history, nobody ever answered a saint with mouth, and since all of you are saints, you must pay the price. You must tell people why you are a saint. The world must know it.  
53.          Romans 12 : 12. “Rejoice and exalt in hope; be steadfast and be patient in suffering and tribulation; be constant in prayers” AMP.
54.          Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer” KJV.
55.          Rejoice in suffering, rejoice in tribulation, rejoice in persecution, rejoice, rejoice, rejoice everywhere because it is not in vain for at the end of it all, you will hear the scripture that will say that the suffering of this present time is nothing to be compared to the joy that shall be revealed when we shall meet Him in the air. Halleluiah.
56.          second Corinthians 7 : 4-6. “I have great boldness and free and fearless confidence and cheerful courage towards you; my pride in you is great. I am full [brimful] with the comfort (of it); and all our tribulation in spite of it, [I am filled with comfort] I am over flowing with joy…”
57.          Which means all these apostles passed through tribulation. Hence how can somebody say that the Church will not pass through tribulation? Are we another Church? We are the continuation of that same Church.
58.          Saint Paul said that as he was rejoicing, he was not alone, there were a lot of brethren with him and there were a lot of Churches that have believed him. In spite all of the troubles, sufferings and persecution, he was rejoicing. He never regretted following Christ. He never regretted preaching whatever he was preaching. I know that any of these days somebody will say that Brother has been causing trouble; Brother has put me in trouble.
59.          Well, better start packing away. Disassociate from the Church immediately.
60.          “…For even when we arrived at Macedonia, our bodies had no ease or rest, but we were oppressed In every way and afflicted at every turn, fighting and contentions without, dread and fear within [us].
61.          But God, who comfort and encourages and refreshes and cheers the distress and sinking, comforted and encourage and refreshes and cheers us by the arrival of Titus” AMP.
62.          “Great is my boldness of speech toward you, great is my glorying of you: I am filled with comfort, I am exceeding joyful in all our tribulation. For, when we were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears. Nevertheless God, that comforteth those that are cast down, comforted us by the coming of Titus; KJV. Amen.
63.          Revelation 7 : 13-17.Then addressing me, one of the elders [of the heavenly Sanhedrin] said, who are these [people] clothed in the long white robes? And from where have they come from? I replied, Sir, you know. And he said to me, These are they who haver come out from the great tribulation (persecution), and have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the lamb.
64.          For this reason they are [now] before the very throne of God and serve Him day and night in His sanctuary (temple); and He who is sitting upon the throne will protect and spread His tabernacle and shelter them with His presence. They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun smite them, nor any scorching heat.
65.          For the Lamb who is in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd, and He will guide them In the springs of the waters of life; and God will wipe away every tears from their eyes” AMP.
66.          “And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they? And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them.
67.          They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat. For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.” KJV.  
68.          That is the only time we are going to have our consolation. Can you see that daily worship will start here and end in there. There they will worship God day and night, no stopping. Get ready.  
69.          I have many scriptures but I do not want to show them now. I am just trying to lay a background of the Message “Echoes of Tribulation;” helping you to understand that if anybody was telling you before that you will not pass through great tribulation, from now see it from the Bible and know it now that you are ordained to it.
70.           I am ordained to it and there is no amount of prayer that can change it. Thus, you do not go over to tell God, “May it never happen.” God is saying that from now get ready that from now we are going to be scattered. Today is Wednesday, and before you are finally scattered in your homes. I am being led by Him to announce to you that your fellowship days here will now be on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. God bless you Brethren.
71.      On this note, I say remain in your sanctified estate, remain blessed in Him eternally. Amen.