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ACTION TIME PART 3 (OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE)

Preached on 31st December, 1997 CAMP MEETING At THE HOUSEHOLD OF GOD ONITSHA By APOSTLE PETER ODOEMENA THE SON OF MAN “THE SUPREME INTELLIGENCE” “Truth has no substitute” © BRIDE OF CHRIST MINISTRY WORLD-WIDE

God has been a Man from the very beginning. He is the Holy Ghost, He is the Comforter, He is the Everlasting Father — God changes not. His mask (Badger-skin) can change, but His Voice remains the same.

Believe it if you can... — The Son of Man.          
NOW I KNOW THAT THOU ART A MAN OF GOD, PG. 5

It is better to obey the Word of God first. Moreover, the moment somebody disobeys the Word of God, God sees it as rejection. Because that Saul disobeyed God, God said that Saul rejected Him. He disobeyed God willingly, he was aware, that was how he rejected God and because of that God pushed him outside.
If we will reject God today by disobeying His commandments and God will accept us, God will have to tender apology to Saul. The God that we are worshiping is not a kid. God said that it is better to obey than to sacrifice.
Many of us in this Faith are tired of this heavenly race. Because you cannot find fault with the Word of God until you are tired of following God. Then you will start looking for where you will hold as your excuse.
I am the Cloud made visible in your midst, in the Church. Do you know that? He that penned down your name has the right to erase it. That is why, He that has called us, that has taught us, has every right also to correct us and rebuke us.
–The Son of Man
PAGES 5 And 55 VERSE 21-23

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DEFEND THE FAITH
So far, we have not recorded any death in the Camp and we are praying that no one would die not only during the Camp, but after the Camp Meeting.
2.           My prayer is that all of you that are in the camp would live to witness what the Lord will do in the Bride and also be partakers. That is my desire. Amen.
3.           You know, somebody can be a witness and not a partaker, but I want to be a witness and a partaker.  Satan is still fighting. God is still raising up a standard. 
4.           Do you know that in the Bible, they regarded Paul and others in the Faith of Christ as secret cult members? And if we have reproduced Paul’s Message today, all that have believed us, will they be called a different thing?
5.           So, today we saw what happened. On the 26th when we came back here from Jos, I spotted our Sister Obianuju in the Camp, passing through serious persecution in the hands of her parents, more especially those that were baptized into the Faith from EFAC.
6.           When they could not keep pace with the Message, and they were dis-fellowshipped, they ganged up against our Sister. So, that day, I told our Sister that she did not do well by running away from her parents to identify with us here when the battle was not yet over.
7.           We do not defend anybody in this Ministry. We allow you to defend your self because we are not interested in large crowd. If what you believe is real to you, and persecution comes upon you because of it, you MUST be in a position to defend yourself with what your belief.
8.           Show your parents and relations and friends around you that you are not deceived, that nobody bribed you. Help them to understand that you are of age.
9.           That is why, if somebody is passing through severe persecution, and then runs away, we will drive him back. We cannot hide you in our house, otherwise we cause the Word of God to be blasphemed. If we hide you, that is not the victory. We will push you back.
10.        Keep on pleading your case. Keep on crying, keep on suffering until by revelation, your people are convinced, they will set you free.
11.        We have one example here. What is that your name? Amarachukwu. Sit down. Many of you know her. You know when her persecution started from Nsukka because her relations go to the Church at Ufuma. That is Mrs. Nwokolo’s lodge.
12.        One of her brothers is a teacher there. When they descended on her, they stopped her from going back to Nsukka to continue in her studies. There was a day she came to my house with blistered face. She was looking like a mad girl. Her dress was turn to pieces because her brother descended on her.
13.        She ran to my house intending to hide there. Surprisingly, I said, “You cannot stay even a minute. Go back to your people and tell them what you believe. If they cut off your head, fine. It is scriptural.”
14.        WE TOLD YOU THIS BEFORE WE BAPTIZED YOU THAT THE MOMENT YOU GET BAPTIZED INTO THIS FAITH, HELL MUST BE LET LOOSE AGAINST YOU AND YOUR GREATEST ANEMIES WILL BE BIBLE CARRIERS.”
15.        DO YOU KNOW THAT HEATHENS UNDERSTAND US MORE THAN RELIGIOUS PEOPLE? WHO CRITICIZED CHRIST? WERE THEY HEATHENS? THEY WERE RELIGIOUS PEOPLE, QUOTING THE LAWS OF MOSES.
16.        Our greatest enemy in this Faith are not the heathens but people that go to Church with us, carry Bible with us, without knowing what is written in the Bible. They even incite heathens by telling them that what we are preaching is not in the Bible because heathens do not know the Bible.
17.        They will believe them to be true because what they are doing is seen to be done everywhere. Our own is odd. Have you wondered why if somebody abandons Roman Catholic and goes to Deeper Life Church, nobody will make any noise?
18.        If you abandon Anglican Church and go to Grace of God, no noise. You change from one Pentecostal to another, no noise. But the moment you identify with this Faith, hell is let loose. Everybody will gang up. Roman Catholics and Anglicans will gang up. The Pentecostals will label us occult members. Secret cult members. Why?
19.        It is scriptures fulfilling in our days. The Bible said, IN OTHER TO PERSECUTE THE TRUTH, TO CRICIFY TRUTH, HEROD AND PILATE BECAME FRIENDS OVERNIGHT. BUT BEFORE THAT TIME, THEY WERE ARCH ENEMIES. They normalised relationship so as to crucify truth.
20.         That is why when you come out with this Message and start talking, gradually, Pentecostals around you will be saying yes. That’s truth. That is when you are hitting Anglicans and Catholics. Pentecostals will be supporting, supporting.
21.        Immediately you hit Trinity, all of them will join, Pentecostals will join. They will remove their barrier. All of them will come out and call you a heretic. False prophet.
22.        Even the Pentecostals will spearhead the action by telling them to go away: “Do not believe in him again? Do you know the Bible said, “In the last days, false prophets will come.”
23.        It is happening that the prophecy will come to pass. Jesus said, “If they persecuted me, they MUST persecute you. If they rejected my Message, they MUST reject your Message. The same way they treated me, they will treat you even worse than me.
24.        “If they called me Beelzebub, chief of the devils, they will call you more than that. They called me madman, they will call you more than that.”  The slave can never be greater than the master.
25.        Thus, when we are receiving all these reproaches as a result of this Gospel truth which we are upholding wherever we go, we know we are on the right line.
26.        If we preach what Jesus preached, what all the early Apostles preached and persecution came upon them, simply preach the same thin in our day and that type of persecution did not come upon us, something is wrong somewhere.
27.        May be we have compromised. I am telling you, if you preach the Word without compromise, people will run away from you. Watch what happened in this Camp yesterday when the bomb was released without compromise. In spite of the harmattan wind, many were sweating.
28.        Many were sweating. Some could rise up, walk about, sit down again. Nobody could say some bowed their heads. Everybody became uncomfortable in the seat because the bomb was released unadulterated.
29.        If you want acid to achieve result, do not ever mix it with water. Use it raw. The word of God preached unadulterated is acid against sin.
30.        When it touches any sin, you would not see that sin again. And I think that is what God is doing in these last days. Pouring out that acid raw.
31.        Even if you would not take it, you must receive a wound. I say you must receive an everlasting scare. You will never forget the day you entered this tabernacle. Thank God for today.
32.        I told our Brethren out there and really I told them the truth because I thought I would continue with the Message and really I was very much desiring to continue. I did not remove my dress, but when I drove in here this morning, there was a little trouble somewhere.
33.        One of the Elders alerted me. He drew my attention to the trouble. By the time the whole thing was over, my garment was gone. 
34.        And I have to still invite the Elders to tell them that I would not be here. I may not be here even till evening. If that Elder was wise enough, he would have kept everything away from me. If he had kept the whole thing away from me, I would have remained in that uniform till now.
35.        You know it is a sensitive spirit. Very very sensitive. It does not love such atmosphere we found ourselves outside. I predicted it. When I asked our sister a question, your parents did not permit you to come here.
36.        I hope nobody will come here to arrest us with a policeman. Okay, today the parents came here with a policeman. They wanted to arrest Brother Dan Chukwuemeka as one that seduced the daughter away.
37.        Do you know the most unfortunate thing the man was saying? He said that he has known us very well. That we are very very bad. That we visit people by night in the spirit. He said that somebody will be in the house, that we will be here and pull the person down here.
38.        He said that when we mention the name of the person, that we will say something we will say, the person will not rest until he comes down here. That we should stop doing it. That he is warning us. That what we are doing is not good.
39.        He said that sometimes, we will trouble the person in the dream saying, you, you, you, she has been seeing you in the dream. And this one also. 
40.        Actually, if you are a seed of God, anywhere you are staying and you hear the voice of your mother, you must turn your ears.
41.        That is why I keep on telling you. If you want to contact me, you do not need to write me a letter. If you are tempted to write, after writing, place it on the ground set it ablaze. That’s all.
42.        If I want you, I do not need to write. All I have to do is to mention your name. I will sit down. Few hours from that time, your face will surface.
43.        It is one of the wonders of the world. If you are surprised, how do you think communication system was invented? Somebody will be here now and linking Russia. Is there any wire from Nigeria to Russia? Who is conveying the message? It is the impersonation of the original.
44.        As long as the two ends are in order, the message must pass through it. If the message did not pass through it, one end is faulty. I say, one end is faulty. It may be my end or your end. If your own telephone box here is faulty and my own is in order, no matter how I dial, I will not get you.
45.        For me to link you up, your own must be in order and my own line must be in order. Then the message will pass through.
46.        God is the origin of science. Let me not tell stories. Let me speak few Words to you. We thank God this morning. I am regretting the man’s presence for one thing. The Message I was running since yesterday is not a Message a man can approach from a human realm.
47.        You cannot approach it from a human realm because it has been the bane of the society. No preacher has ever touched it. People try to avoid it. And as they continued avoiding it, the world continued to spoil.
48.        There was one somewhere that will come down and then touch it for the sake of the Bride. It can only be believed in the Bride. Outside the Bride, no man born of a woman will believe it. Outside the Bride, there is no man born of a woman that can implement it.
49.        But we MUST obey it. What is our reason? That the Word of God might stand firm. We are called to support the Word of God. We are children of God because we support every Word of God. Any day we stop supporting the Word of God, God will cast us away. Even if it is against us, we MUST support that.
50.        Thus, let me gladden your heart a little. But keep on praying for me. If while preparing for the communion, He comes back, I will go back there. Do you know that when He comes, he will tell us what to do on a particular matter?
51.        So while I am waiting, let me drive the Message I have already preached home. If I do not drive it home very well, somebody may go home and start negotiating it with his wife.
52.        I am involved. You are also involved. Married or not married, everybody is involved. Bro. Umezulike, you are welcome. God bless you sir. We shared in your agony. I told your flock, even yesterday, that you are trapped. I told your wife last night that you are trapped.
53.        They were panicking thinking that something went wrong, but I was very much certain that there is nothing wrong but it is official duty, which you have no power to change.
54.        He has no power to change the situation. What he had in mind while he left was not what he met. He was certain he was going there to postpone the case until the 4th of January.
55.        That was why I permitted him to leave Sunday evening. But on Monday, while we were praying, it became certain to me that the tide had changed. I never expected him on Monday and the whole of yesterday, Tuesday.
56.        Even our Brother Iloegbunam was trying to disprove. Somebody heard me shouting on them last night. I think I also shouted on Brother Okechukwu. I said I told you something and you were doubting me. Where is your Pastor? Have you seen him now?
57.        Another one arrived and said, “I am still waiting.” I said, “Go and continue waiting.” He was still waiting even outside fixing his eyes on the hill. Brother Iloegbunam, did you see him coming last night?
58.        I told you he was trapped. Even to Brother Okey, I told him to pray. That if not prayer, he will not be here today until very late. So when he got there, the tide changed.
59.        The man they were handling his case, dragged both the panel and the governor, the attorney-general, everybody to court. And they had to wait to see the aftermath of the case. At that point when the matter was struck off, they had to start all over.
60.        We thank God he is here now. Brother, you have to spend sleepless nights with us. We have passed sleepless nights for two days. You will pass sleepless night for two days here. So all you have to do is to carry the tapes and then continue this afternoon. Put your ears there.
61.        It is the essence of Camp Meeting. To store enough food in us that will carry us too far in 1998. When others will be coming as empty barrels, we are filled to the brim.
62.        We have enough spiritual strength to sustain us, even if He does not come 1998 to take us away, we will not lose faith. That is the essence of the Camp Meeting.  Amen.

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YOU HAVE NEED OF PATIENCE
First Samuel chapter 15 verse 22 through 23. “And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD?  Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.
2.           For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry.  Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected thee from being king.” KJV.
3.           Jeremiah chapter 7 verse 22-. “For I spake not unto your fathers, nor commanded them in the day that I brought them out of the land of Egypt, concerning burnt offerings or sacrifices:
4.           But this thing commanded I them, saying, Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people: and walk ye in all the ways that I have commanded you, that it may be well unto you.” KJV
5.           May God bless us as we continue in His Word in the Name Christ our Lord. Be seated everybody. THIS IS THE HOUR OF MANIFESTATION OF SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF GOD AND THERE IS NO OTHER THING THAT WILL MAKE US SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF GOD EXCEPT OUR TOTAL OBEDIENCE TO THE WORD OF GOD. OUR TOTAL OBEDIENCE TO THE INSTRUCTIONS OF GOD.
6.           No man has ever seen God coming down and say, “I am God,” but in every age, God has always reached man using a human being. God has always come down and then put on human form and declare his mind to mankind.
7.           It is when man becomes desperately stubborn that God can use an ass to speak like He did to Balaam. When Balaam became extremely stubborn, God had to reach Balaam through an ass.
8.           Like Belshaazar, when he became extremely stubborn, God had to come down to write on the wall, MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN: YOU ARE WEIGHED IN THE BALANCE, YOU ARE WEIGHING NOTHING.
9.           As long as man remains obedient to God, God must continue to speak to man through man. He must continue to reveal His mind, His will for mankind through man.
10.        When God told the people of Israel, your own brother, your own flesh Moses have I chosen among you to bear my name before you. I am sending Him to you as God. Whosoever shall hear Him shall live. Whosoever shall not hear Him, shall be cut off from among his brothers for I have placed my name in Him.
11.        What is God’s Name? THE WORD OF GOD. That was why Moses became God to Israel. Any disobedience to His instructions is disobedience to God’s instruction. If you slap Moses, you have slapped God. You murmur against Moses, you are murmuring against God.
12.        That was why when God came down, to judge the iniquity of His people in the wilderness, when they murmured against Aaron and Moses, God said that they murmured against Him. If you murmur against God’s servant, your life is at stake.
13.        THUS, IF YOU WANT TO LIVE, NO MATTER THE ACTION OF A MAN OF GOD, NO MATTER THE ACTION OF THAT MINISTER THAT IS ORDAINED BY GOD HIMSELF TO CONVEY HIS MESSAGE TO YOU, DO NOT EVER MURMUR AGAINST HIM. IF YOU MURMUR AGAINST HIM, YOU ARE RISKING YOUR LIFE.
14.         EVEN IF HIS ACTION IS WRONG IN YOUR OWN ESTIMATION OR JUDGEMENT, KNEEL DOWN AND PRAY FOR HIM. DO NOT EVER MURMUR. DO NOT COMPLAIN, OTHERWISE, THE LIFE OF YOUR SOUL IS AT STAKE. HE IS SOMEBODY’S SERVANT. HE THAT ORDAINED HIM SENT HIM.
15.        HE IS BEHIND HIS ACTIONS. YOU MUST BE IN THE SPIRIT FOR YOU TO UNDERSTAND HIM. HIS ACTIONS MAY BE CONTRARY TO YOUR EXPECTATIONS. WHEN YOU ARE COMING TO GOD, DO NOT EXPECT GOD TO TELL YOU WHAT YOU WANT. BUT HE WILL TELL YOU WHAT HE WANTS.
16.        MANY, BEFORE COMING TO A MAN OF GOD, WILL HAVE THEIR OWN SOLUTION TO THEIR PROBLEM IN THEIR HEARTS AND THEY WILL STILL COME TO THE MAN OF GOD. WHY COMING THEN? APPLY THAT YOUR SOLUTION. 
17.        That is why many of you feel very much disappointed when you come to see a man of God and He says something contrary to what you were thinking, you are automatically put off.
18.        GOD IS STILL SPEAKING TO HIS PEOPLE THROUGH A MAN, HUMAN VESSEL, WHOM HE HIMSELF HAS CHOSEN AND VINDICATED FOR THE HOUR AND HAS POINTED ALL HIS PEOPLE TO THAT MAN.
19.        That is why the people told Moses, all that the Lord shall tell us through your mouth, that we must do. They did not say we shall disobey.
20.        How many will obey all that the Lord will tell me to tell you this morning? How many will obey?
21.        That was why when Moss declared the Law, the Bible said all Israelites stood up and said, “Amen and Amen.”
22.        THUS, IT IS NOT A SURPRISE THAT I FIRST OF ALL INTRODUCED THAT MAN TO YOU, THROUGH THE PROPHETS, THROUGH THE HOLY SCRIPTURES. THROUGH SUPERNATURAL OCCURRENCES, I INTRODUCED THE MAN TO YOU, WHOSE VOICE YOU MUST HARKEN AND ALL OF YOU SAID AMEN THAT GOD HAS BLESSED US IN THIS GENERATION.
23.        WE THANK GOD FOR COMING DOWN IN PERSON FOR WE ALL AGREED THAT WE NOW HAVE GOD IN PERSON AS OUR TEACHER. WE HAVE HIM IN PERSON AS OUR TEACHER FOR NO MAN CAN TEACH LIKE THIS IF HE IS NOT GOD. WE ACKNOWLEDGED IT.
24.        AND YESTERDAY, I DECLARED TO YOU HIS MESSAGE. MANY FROWNED THEIR FACES. MANY DEVELOPED HYPERTENSION. WHY? I SAY WHY? DID HE NOT TELL YOU THAT I DO NOT SPEAK OF MY OWN? WHATSOEVER HE PUTTETH IN MY MOUTH, THAT I PROCLAIM TO YOU, FOR MY FATHER WHO SENT ME IS ALSO IN ME.  GLORY BE TO GOD.
25.        I am speaking to you on the third part of the Message ACTION TIME PART 3. And the topic is OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE.
26.        WHILE I WAS PRAYING NOW, IT PLEASED HE THAT SENT ME TO COME DOWN AND THEN TO HELP ME TO DRIVE THE MESSAGE HOME. HE SAID, “ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT, MY PEOPLE HAVE REMAINED RESTLESS, BECAUSE THEY HAVE BEEN REASONING MY WORD, REASONING MY HOLY COMMANDMENTS, WHICH I GAVE THEM FOR THEIR OWN GOOD.
27.        THE SAME WERE THE ONE, THEY WERE THE SAME PEOPLE THAT TOLD ME TO SPEAK THAT THEY WILL OBEY. WHY ARE THEY GANGING UP HERE AND THERE? WHY ARE THEY FORMING GROUPS TRYING TO REASON OUT THE MESSAGE?
28.        GO AND DRIVE IT DOWN, THAT WHETHER THEY LIKE IT OR NOT, IF THEY MUST BE WITH ME IN ETERNITY, THEY MUST OBEY ALL THESE COMMANDMENTS TO THE LETTERS. THEY MUST OBEY ALL THESE COMMANDMENTS TO THE LAST.
29.        GO AND TELL THEM THAT I TAKE DELIGHT IN THEM OBEYING MY WORD THAN TO RECEIVE SACRIFICE FROM ANYBODY.”
30.        Watch Saul, the king of Israel. A time came when Samuel went away and told Saul to wait with the people of Israel. While they were waiting, the Philistine came to war against them.
31.        The people trembled and went to the king Saul and persuaded him to command that they should go to battle, lest they will be consumed by their enemies.
32.        Saul, having known the manner of life of Samuel, that he will never permit them going to war without rendering sacrifice to God with a view to finding God’s will concerning that action.
33.        Saul looked down, the enemies were coming, roaring about. He did not know what to do. He waited for Samuel patiently. Samuel was nowhere to be seen. Saul decided to render the sacrifice when it was not his calling. He was a king and not a priest.
34.        Thus, it was not his duty to perform these sacrifices. Nevertheless, he did it anyhow. While he was about completing the sacrifice, lo and behold, Samuel arrived.
35.        IMPATIENCE IS VERY DANGEROUS. IMPATIENCE IS VERY DANGEROUS.
36.        That is why I gave you a Message, a doctrine titled, YOU HAVE NEED OF PATIENCE. It is in the tape. Many of the costly mistakes you have made in your life were as a result of impatience.
37.        Because of impatience, you take actions you will regret after. Because of impatience, you say things that are not convenient, which after you hear them, you will cover your face in shame.
38.        But if you are a child of God, you have need of patience, because it is after you have patiently endured that you will inherit the promise. The Bible said, Abraham, when he patiently endured, then he inherited the promise. You have need of patience.
39.        Patience is one of the virtues. I say, patience is one of the virtues in the Pyramid. See it here. If you have no patience, you have no Holy Ghost. If you have no temperance, you cannot control your temper, you have no patience. If you cannot live a godly life, you have no Holy Ghost.
40.        Virtue. Knowledge. Virtue, the ability to conquer sin. You have no Holy Ghost. Knowledge of what God loves and what God hates, you have no Holy Ghost. Anything you do not have here, the Holy Spirit is not in you.
41.        You do not start building it like a house. After having Faith, you start praying for Virtue. After virtue, you pray for knowledge. After knowledge, you pray for this. No! It is not like that.
42.        These are attributes of the Holy Ghost. All you have to pray for is the Holy Ghost baptism. Immediately you are filled with the Holy Ghost all these virtues are in you. When the Holy Ghost comes into your life, it is coming with all these virtues, not minus this.
43.        Thus you will not go and kneel down, “God give me patience. God give me godliness. God give me knowledge.” No! Pray for Holy Ghost baptism.
44.        When the Holy Ghost dwells in you, all these things will manifest in your character. Patience must be there. Temperance must be there. Knowledge of evil and of good.
45.        DO YOU KNOW THE MOST UNFORTUNATE THING THAT HAPPENS TO PEOPLE? PEOPLE CAN HARDLY ESCAPE THAT SIN. IF YOU FIND YOURSELF IN THAT CONDITION, YOU ARE IN A MISERABLE CONDITION.
46.        WHEN YOU HAVE LITTLE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD TO KNOW WHAT SIN IS ALL ABOUT, BUT YOU DO NOT HAVE ENOUGH KNOWLEDGE TO ESCAPE THAT SIN, YOU ARE IN TROUBLE. CIVIL WAR WILL NEVER END IN YOUR LIFE.
47.        Thus, what am I saying? Saul performed the sacrifice anyhow as a result of fear and impatience. Immediately, Samuel arrived. And the spirit of God in Samuel was displeased with the action of Saul. God did not close His mouth.
48.        God went to Saul immediately. “My friend! Why did you do this?” Saul started giving excuses, reasons why he performed it, I saw our enemies around, they were about to strike, we waited for you, you were nowhere to be found. O! We trembled. I had to perform the sacrifice as you use to do, though it is not my office.
49.        He thought he could be justified. He never knew that there is no good way of doing a wrong thing. He never knew that there is no reasonable excuse before God.
50.        God roared again, “Saul, you have erred exceedingly. You have erred exceedingly. How many days did I tell you I will stay?” Saul repeated it. “How many days did I stay?” And the man became speechless.
51.        Then God roared again, “You have actually committed great trespass. Lo, OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE. OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE. Because you have disobeyed the Voice of God, you have disobeyed God’s commandment which He gave you in righteousness, God has removed you from your throne. You have forfeited that throne. You will never be there again.”
52.        I am still speaking to you on the same topic, OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE, because many of you since last night have been limping between two opinions. You have been greatly troubled.
53.        What will I do if I get back? How will I start? How will I explain to my wife? How do I explain to my people? What will they say? How will I start? What if after expelling my wife and I am just left out.
54.        You know it is possible. We heard it last night. You can drive your wife away with God’s zeal and yet you fail to make rapture for neglecting other instructions.
55.        Rebuke means tell me my sins to my face. Rebuke means telling me my shortcomings to my face. And it has only but one aim; So that I will be serious and repent. OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE. God commanded His people never to go about erecting altars here and there, building synagogues up and down, but one thing He commanded them.
56.        HARKEN UNTO MY WORD AND OBEY ALL MY COMMANDMENTS. WALK IN ALL MY WAYS. I WILL BE YOUR GOD. YOU WILL BE MY SONS AND DAUGHTERS. BUT ANYDAY YOU DISOBEY, I WILL CAST YOU AWAY FROM MY PRESENCE.
57.        How many will love to be cast away from the presence of God? If God casts a man away, where is he ending it? No wonder Samuel told the people of Israel, no matter the level of your transgression before God, do not ever draw away from following Him.
58.        Continue following Him. Keep on obeying. By and by, He will show you mercy. He will forgive because He has called you His own people and for His Name’s sake, He must extend His mercy.
59.        But if because of His commandments, you run away from Him, He will banish you from His presence forever. That is why I was telling you yesterday; Do not shake your head because you know the source of the Message. You know HIM that is talking to you.
60.        DO NOT SHAKE YOUR HEAD, BUT PRAY AND SAY, “ALMIGHTY GOD GIVE ME ENOUGH GRACE TO OBEY ALL YOUR INSTRUCTIONS. FOR WITHOUT GRACE, NO MAN CAN OBEY YOU.”
61.        We do not know the value of eternal life. I think it is one of the reasons why we were murmuring yesterday. Some were grumbling. I saw your eyes, red. Some were just eating last night because they could not help it.
62.        If it was possible, they would have avoided the food. After the whole thing, the noise seized. The atmosphere in the Camp changed. How many noticed it? People raised up negotiation committee. I called all those things negotiation committee.
63.        While they were battling with the first Message, the second came down and made all of you stark Pagan because they have been neglecting God’s instructions and you are waiting for Rapture, when you have forfeited all your children in the hands of the devil because of your blindness and ignorance that is in you.
64.        You think your children can be saved anyhow. May be your salvation will cover your children. There is nothing like that. They must come the same way we came. Even those we conceived in this Faith, they are already saved for one thing. It is impossible for Satan to draw them out because they are filled with the Holy Ghost in them.
65.        Watch the way they are growing now. They would not grow up with disco. They would not know anything disco. They would not know anything television. They would not know anything lust. They are growing with our language because we are having them with our language.
66.        But those we had when we were having filthy communications, we were having televisions and after evil things, to tame them is not easy. They are thinking it is punishment, because man by nature wants pleasure rather than God.
67.        But the Bible said, “He that liveth in pleasure, even now that he is alive, he is dead. For they that live in the flesh can never never please God.” They can never please God.  Amen.


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OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE (1)
OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE. Saint Matthew chapter 7 verse 21-29. “Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.”
2.           Is it not confirming the same thing? Not he that calleth saying Lord! Lord!; Lord, Lord. Not he that cometh here to say I am a member of the Bride Ministry. I belong to the Church at Onitsha. I come from the Church at Enugu. The Church at Jos. No!
3.           Satan belongs to that same Church. Yesterday, did I not show you from the Bible that Satan goes to Church, sits down in the Church, goes to the pulpit.
4.           Did you not see it yesterday in the Bible? It is not everybody that comes here saying Lord Lord that will enter the Kingdom of God, but whosoever doeth the commandment of God, whoever obeys God’s commandments, God’s instructions, he is the one that will go into the Kingdom of Heaven.
5.           “Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? And in thy name have cast out devils? And in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them...”
6.           I say take this baby back! I am not dedicating this child now. I saw the child yesterday. The child came as one without a father. What is that your name? What is that your name? Sister Chinenye? Sister Nath! Are you senior to Chinenye or junior to Chinenye.
7.           Sister Nath presented her daughter without a father. I have no right to dedicate that child.  This is because I did not hear from the father. The same way you came with this one. I have no right to dedicate this one.
8.           I can admire the child, touch the child like other children and hand the child back to the mother. Until I know the father. The father will give me instruction to dedicate his own son or his own daughter to God. So go back. I know you are here.
9.           THE HEAD OF EVERY WOMAN IS THE HUSBAND. HAVE YOU WONDERED WHY EACH TIME I WANT TO DEDICATE A CHILD, IT IS THE FATHER THAT WILL GIVE ME THE CHILD? AFTER DEDICATING THE CHILD, I WILL HAND OVER THE CHILD TO THE FATHER. NO WOMAN OWNS A CHILD.
10.        That is why when you are leaving your husband’s house, you do not have claim even over anyone, including this one-day old. At the law court, you will be allowed to go with that one day old, until that one comes to the age of adolescence. From 6years, the court will warrant you to restore the child to the owner.
11.        Why is it so? Every woman is nothing but incubator. Incubator does not produce eggs. Incubator will only hatch the egg that is placed there. Very soon now, this our Sister will hatch her egg. Our Brother Iyke will just rush and then admire the little thing.  Glory be to God.
12.        Not all that say unto me Lord Lord will come into the kingdom of Heaven. For many shall come that day saying, Lord Lord, we prophesied in your name. We taught in your name. We sponsored in your name. We paid some people. We sponsored camp meetings. We sponsored missionary trips. 
13.        Hear what the Lord will say. “And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.”   
14.        All the Pentecostal preachers that prophesy, carry out deliverance services and disobey God’s commandments, disobey God’s word, what do you think will be their portion?
15.        Can God save those people on the last days because they went about with healing crusade? You see why I continue to hammer it here that no matter how I appreciate your gift, that they are all temporary. They will stop one day. The salvation of your soul is not attached to them, but to your obedience to God’s Word.
16.         You may not prophesy. You may not heal the sick. But as long as you have a clean record that you have been careful to obey all Gods commandments, all His instructions, God will never hide anything from you. You will be Abraham of today. You will be Zachariah of today. People that took their time to obey God’s instruction.
17.        “Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:
18.        And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock. And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:
19.        And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it. And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine: For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.” KJV.
20.        Thus Jesus taught people doctrines. Jesus had doctrines. He taught people doctrines. No wonder when He was arrested because they enquired about His doctrines and the number of people that have believed Him, He told them clearly, I never taught anything in secret. I never taught anything in secret.
21.        You know my doctrines very well no matter how you try to deny, your conscience will still condemn you.
22.        Watch Jesus. Watch Jesus. What did he say? It is not the hearers of the word that will come into the kingdom of Heaven, but doers of the word. Whosoever heareth my Word and doeth it, I liken him to a wise man who constructs his house on a solid rock.
23.        No matter how the wind blows, the flood, everything including tempest, nothing can push it down. But whoever hears it and fails to carry it out, I liken him to a fool who is building his house on a sandy soil. He said, the moment the wind comes, the wind pushed down the building and the building will crash land. The fall will be a great fall.
24.        He will then say, “see what I have done to myself.” One day the Lord will come, there shall be mercy no more. Sinners will beat their chest.
25.        WHY ARE THEY GOING TO BEAT THEIR CHEST? THEY HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO COME FACE TO FACE WITH THE WORD OF ETERNAL LIFE, BUT CARNAL CONSIDERATION, CARNAL SYMPATHY HINDERED THEM FROM TAKING ACTION, FROM OBEYING IT TO THE LETTERS.
26.        THE FEAR OF WHAT PEOPLE WILL SAY HINDERED THEM FROM CARRYING OUT GOD’S INSTRUCTIONS. IN OTHER WORDS, THEY DECIDED TO PLEASE MEN RATHER THAN GOD AND IF YOU ARE PLEASING MEN, YOU CAN NEVER PLEASE GOD, FOR THE BIBLE SAID, “IF YOU MAKE YOURSELF A FRIEND OF THE WORLD, YOU ARE MAKING YOURSELF GOD’S ENEMY.”
27.        Go back to my Message titled, “THE TWO MASTER BUILDERS.” THE TWO MASTER BUILDERS. House A and house B. They were all building at the same time. Everybody claiming to be an expert. Remember, the same wind that tried house A, the same wind tried house B, not another wind.
28.        The same wind. The same flood that tried house A, the same tried house B. House A remained firm, because it was constructed on a solid rock. House B crumbled. Thus, the expert’s claim was useless-nonsense.
29.        We are living in the same world with them. Do you know that? Having the same experience. The same world God is expecting us to live and appear before Him blameless, some are living in it and they are spotted.
30.        The same women that are half naked, that attract people’s attention, the same women we see and we continue our journey as if we did not see anything. 
31.        Who does not love money? The same money that has caused people to deny Christ and build up for themselves, broken cisterns. When they rejected the Word of God, they made for themselves broken cisterns. Because of money, they denied the truth. In the face of the same money, we still uphold the truth. 
32.        GOD CAN NEVER LEAVE US HERE. HE MUST PLACE US IN THAT EDEN. BELIEVE IT IF YOU, EDEN IS REALITY. PARADISE IS REALITY. WHAT WE ARE HAVING NOW IS A SHADOW OF THAT PARADISE.
33.        FOR ALMOST NINE DAYS, WE HAVE BEEN HERE WITH OUR CHILDREN. WE CAME FROM DIFFERENT PLACES, HAVING DIFFERENT TRADITIONS BEFORE AND NOW WE HAVE ONE TRADITION.
34.        SINCE WE HAVE BEEN LIVING HERE, HAVE WE SETTLED ANY QUARREL? HAVE WE COMPLAINED ABOUT SOUP? ARE WE NOT HAVING ALL THINGS IN COMMON? HAVE WE NOT BEEN EATING OUR FOOD WITH SINGLENESS OF HEART?
35.        WHAT IS PENTECOST THEN? WHAT IS PARADISE?  ARE WE AFRAID OF ARMED ROBBERS HERE? I MEAN AMONGST OURSELVES ARE WE FIGHTING ANY WAR AMONGST OURSELVES? WHAT IS PARADISE THEN? THIS IS JUST A SHADOW OF THAT PARADISE.
36.        If while we are fending for ourselves here, we are sweating to feed ourselves, we can maintain such a peaceful and harmonious environment amongst ourselves, no murmuring, no complaining, nobody complaining that he is being over-laboured or the shoe polish belongs to him, the bucket belongs to him, the soap belongs to him, nobody is saying so, yet we are sweating to make money.
37.        If we are bundled to a place in this condition, where we will not pay house rent, no house rent, nobody troubling us, we would not labour to eat, nobody will think of incorporating his business, nobody is thinking of university, God is providing us with all those things, even our dresses, do you think we shall come fighting there?
38.        If this is a shadow, with the eyes of Faith, can you not see what the Reality will look like? If this shadow is glorious, how glorious do you think that Reality will be? You would not know what you are enjoying here, until you go inside Onitsha town. You will see that we are in a different world altogether.
39.        We are in our own world. We are cut off from the hustle and bustle of the society. If we remain here like this, everybody maintaining this standard and God refuses to catch us away, He will be a wicked God forever. I say He will be a wicked God forever.
40.         This is not a worked-up atmosphere. Nobody is policing anybody. This is the result of our obedience to God’s Word. If it is a worked-up atmosphere, Elders would have been troubled from time to time with cases of stealing.
41.        Unless you never attended a crusade or camp meeting in Deeper Life, where somebody will be praying, before he wakes up, some other person has collected his wrist watch.
42.        You cannot place your bags and go away. You will always carry your bag with you. If you make the mistake of keeping it, somebody will ransack it.
43.        But all these years of staying together, nobody has ever complained of his toothpaste or shoe polish. Even if you abandon them here, they are bound to be restored. When you come back, you see all of them. Is it not enough, at least, to acknowledge that we are in a different world?
44.        WE ARE INDEED A PERCULIAR PEOPLE, A HOLY NATION. Is there anybody lusting in the Church? Desiring to commit adultery or fornication since we came down here? It is a Holy Nation indeed.
45.        I want you to see that Paradise is a Reality. The whole world can never believe that there could be a people like this. Tell them that you have a people that lived a life without sin, nobody will believe you.
46.        Just like the man was shouting outside, “The only person that can obey ten commandments of God is Jesus himself. Look at your wives, coming into the Church without covering their heads. You are secret society! God said, women must cover their head with head tie, but look at your wives. You are secret society!
47.        Well! We thank God for the commendation letter. Not all that call me Lord Lord will go into the kingdom of Heaven, but whosoever heareth my Word and doeth it. Thus,, it is not he that knoweth the truth but he that knows the truth and does the truth. That is the only one that will be saved.
48.        Thus, all of you that are here, all that you have been hearing in this Meeting, if you go home and say bye bye to this Meeting, and refuse to obey, you have thrown yourself out of the kingdom of Heaven, because the Word of God MUST stand sure.
49.        God can never deceive His people. God can never change His mind because of money. Can God cancel His Word because of you? Did He write it because of you? The Word was there before you were born. You met it there. If you do not obey, He can never change it. It will only throw you out.
50.        LET ME TELL YOU THE SECRET. ANY SCRIPTURE THAT YOU FIND VERY HARD TO OBEY, THE MOMENT GOD HAS SOMEBODY ON EARTH THAT HAS OBEYED IT, YOU HAVE NO EXCUSE. THAT MAN MUST TESTIFY AGAINST YOU.
51.        It is just like what we heard yesterday, because your goddesses, you love them so much, your eyes turned red. Nobody should touch on goddesses like that. What was the evil Paul committed? Because of the statue, Paul preached against it. Paul wrote against it.
52.        ANYBODY THAT IS NOT IN THIS FAITH IS WORSHIPING A STATUE. ANYBODY THAT IS NOT IN THIS FAITH IS WORSHIPING A STATUE. MANMADE GOD. I touched on your goddesses. Everybody rose up against it. I showed you in the Bible where somebody drove his wife away, the only wife.
53.        And before that time, there was no record in the Bible that there was any disagreement between the man and that woman. But that humiliation, that public disgrace, the king could not bear it.
54.        Wise men that knew the law, they now took action. They returned the woman to her father. The king married another wife immediately. A wife that will respect him.
55.        If you harbour your own after hearing these commandments, do you not think that this king will testify against you. Many of you here are not even popular. You are not even popular like that king. Amen.


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THE COMMANDMENT OF GOD IS A RIGHTEOUS COMMANDMENT
THE COMMANDMENT OF GOD IS A RIGHTEOUS COMMANDMENT. Acts of the Apostles Chapter 5 verse 27-29. OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE. ACTION TIME PART 3.
2.           What is my target? Except I show you the necessity of obedience, you may disobey and continue to claim that you are children of God. You continue to claim that you are the people of God when you are in disobedience.
3.           It is just like the Pentecostals. They do not know that God has finished with them and condemned them in unbelief, cast them away. You could see one of them. The young man that came with his father.
4.           How he was demonstrating and saying, “Do not worry. She was married to them before. I have removed the covenant. When my sister will come back, when my sister will come back, instead of holding her. I will shake her, shake her, shake her, the anointing will leave her.”
5.           That is what he is taught where there is no teaching priest. He thinks holding a man, shaking a man, that that will cast out demons. Even if you turn a man up-side-down, evil spirit is still there.
6.           But the man made a statement. He said we are having devil and that the devil is powerful. The devil in you has driven out God in the life of my daughter. My daughter was worshipping God well well before she came into your midst. Once she came into your midst, your devil drove away God in the life of my daughter and occupied her life.
7.           I said “So you are saying that devil is more powerful than God. The police officer started laughing. It was a very big drama. The police officer believed the Message immediately, understood the hand writing on the wall. He said, “Any way, it is one of those things.”
8.           We were misinformed. He told us that one of you came to preach and then called her out and then took her away. We never knew that the lady just went away on her own accord.
9.           Then we started explaining to the policeman how good she has been. They even gave the man the impression that she ran away and sojourned with a bachelor.
10.        The man then discovered that they misinformed the police and that our Brother is a married man living with his wife and they never knew and they never told the police that when the girl was living at Nkpor, she was the next door neighbour to our Brother’s family.
11.        When the police saw exactly what happened, the man felt very disappointed. How I wish police can just rake up their law and deal with the man treacherously for misinforming the police, giving them wrong information just to blackmail the Church.
12.        But I thank God for one thing. The police officer said that when he entered Inland Town police headquarters, as is their manner, to report himself before coming here to effect the arrest, he inquired about us and he got good recommendations.
13.        They told him that of a truth, there is no Church like this Church. That they do not preach the truth only, that they live by the truth, that they know their doctrines, that they know their members, that they are very good people.
14.        That was why the man calmed down. They even told him to go and verify. That there is no police formation that does not know about this Church. We are the only Church that permits our members to go with ID cards, because we are sure and certain.
15.        WE ARE THE ONLY CHURCH THAT HAS COMMITTED INTO BOOKLETS, INTO MAGAZINES OUR DOCTRINES AND CIRCULATED ALL OF THEM WORLD-WIDE FOR THE WHOLE WORLD TO SEE. WE ARE THE ONLY CHURCH THAT HAS LEFT A FOOT PRINT ON THE SANDS OF TIME.
16.        Then we gave him copies of our doctrines. You know, he looked at us. We said it is your own. Thus, we distributed all of them free of charge. He opened it and saw NOT FOR SALE. The man was very happy.
17.        They thought we would struggle with them over our sister. But to their greatest surprise, we told her to follow her parents and until you have convinced them that you are on the right path, do not come back. They were shocked.
18.        The question started. I hope she will not follow another prophet. I said for what? Who is pursuing her? She is going to liberate herself. If we are Pentecostals, we will be struggling over her, warring with you.
19.        We will even be prepared to go to court, pick our lawyers that are in our midst, to come and argue it out with you that in Nigeria, freedom of religion is a right, freedom of association is a right and she is not under-aged. She is above 25 years of age.
20.        But we are not. If we are the type that collect tithe, or receive salary, you may be thinking that we are struggling to get your money with our offering bag. Far be it from us. We are all workmen. We are not beggarly preachers. We do not preach our stomach. And the man was very happy.
21.        What am I saying? It is not preachers of the Word that are saved, but doers of the Word. If when you gather here to hear God’s commandments, His instructions and after hearing, you go home and fail to carry it out, have you pleased God? Will God be pleased with you?
22.        Acts 5:27-29. And when they had brought them, they set them before the council: and the high priest asked them, Did not we straitly command you that ye should not teach in this name? And, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this man's blood upon us.
23.        Then Peter and the other Apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.” KJV.
24.         We ought to obey God rather than men. Whose instructions have we been receiving since we came down here? Man’s instruction? Which one are we going to obey? Man or God? Why must we obey God?
25.        Because in Him is eternal life hidden and if we obey, we get that eternal life. He is our Maker. Our Creator. He is our Porter. We cannot strive with Him. We cannot resist Him, otherwise he can crush us to powder.
26.        CONSIDER FOR YOURSELVES. IS IT BETTER TO OBEY HUMAN VOICE OR GOD’S VOICE? HE SAID FAR BE IT FROM US IF WE CAN BECAUSE OF YOUR EMPTY THREATS STOP OBEYING GOD. FOREVER WE MUST OBEY GOD, WHAT EVER IS THE STAKE, EVEN IF IT WILL COST US OUR LIVES.
27.        AFTERALL, A CALL TO SALVATION IS A CALL TO DIE THAT WE MAY OBTAIN A BETTER RESURRECTION. YES! HE THAT MUST FOLLOW GOD MUST COUNT HIS LIFE NOTHING. A CALL TO FOLLOW CHRIST IS A CALL TO FORFEIT ALL THINGS THAT WE MAY GET IT TEN FOLD IN THE WORLD TO COME.
28.        Consider for yourselves. Human beings will give you instruction that will not even profit you anything, you will not find it difficult to obey and then God will talk to you, command you on what to do, your eye will turn red. Why should it be so?
29.        We continue. 1 John 5:3-4 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous. For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.” KJV.
30.        This is the love of God that we should keep all that He has given us as instructions. All His laws, all His instructions, and His commandments are not cumbersome. They are not burdensome. They are not grievous.
31.        Just like yesterday, many of you went to the altar and in the evening we came back. We started asking ourselves. I remembered I used to fellowship in the room with Sister Umezulike and my wife.
32.        I asked them a few questions. I said, what are you thinking about the Message? Sister Umezulike said, “As for me, I do not know why women find it difficult to serve God.
33.        As for me, I do not see anything wrong in a woman obeying her own husband in all things.” She said, “What is there? If I have obeyed the man in everything, why can’t I follow the man to worship his God?
34.        The man is caring for me, providing for me and my children, protecting me in every way and I am feeling fine in his house, what is there in following him to go to the same Church with him. If I have done everything to please him, why should I go to another Church”
35.        How I wish men can see it from that angle. Sit your wife down and ask her that question. “AM I REALLY YOUR HUSBAND? HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE MARRYING YOU SINCE YOU CAME TO MY HOUSE?
36.        HAVE YOU EVER SEEN ME WORSHIPPING IDOL? HAVE I NOT BEEN CARING FOR YOU AND YOUR CHILDREN? IF YOU HAVE OBEYED ME IN ALL THINGS, WHY ARE YOU GOING TO THAT CHURCH?
37.        WHY ARE YOU GOING TO THAT CHURCH? DO YOU NOT KNOW THAT IF YOU HATE ME, YOU ARE HATING MY GOD. DO YOU NOT KNOW THAT YOU ARE UNDER MY AUTHORITY AND THIS IS MY HOUSE?
38.        I HAVE VOWED A VOW THAT THIS IS THE GOD I WILL WORSHIP WITH MY FAMILY. ARE YOU SEPARATE FROM MY FAMILY? NOW HEAR ME. I AM GIVING YOU TODAY AND NOT TOMORROW TO DECIDE FOR YOUR SELF TO FOLLOW ME AND WORSHIP THIS GOD OR GO BACK TO YOUR FATHER’S HOUSE AND CONTINUE IN THE GOD OF YOUR FATHER.
39.        AS LONG AS I LIVE, YOU WILL NOT LIVE IN MY HOUSE AND CONTINUE WORSHIPPING THE GOD OF YOUR FATHER.”
40.        My father is a Catholic. My father is an Anglican. Nothing will ever make me change. If I have a child, baptize that child in your Church, I will do the same in my Church. It can never happen in my house.
41.        Jacob did not tolerate it. Jacob said, “Surrender all your father’s gods.” Joshua did not tolerate it. Abraham did not tolerate it. Isaac said no to it. Zachariah said no to it. Joseph said no to it. Even Priscilla and Aquila.
42.        Watch Cornelius. Cornelius and his entire household, Lydia and her entire household, the Philippian and his entire household. Are we serving another God? People want us to encourage them to harbour rebellious women.
43.        OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE, FOR REBELLION IS A SIN OF WITCHCRAFT. AND DISOBEDIENCE IS IDOLATRY.
44.        If your wife is rebellious, she does not want to obey your instructions, the Bible said it is witchcraft. Your wife is a witch. STUBBORNNESS IS IDOLATRY. If your wife is stubborn and vows to go to hell instead of worshipping the same God with you, the Bible said that she is an idolater.
45.        How can you live in the same house with an idolater? Do we have another God? What commandment did God give to us? The God that brought you out of captivity, He alone MUST you worship with your whole life, do not ever make the mistake of bowing down to another god, because He is a jealous God. He is a jealous God. He will never tolerate another god.
46.        But men who are dumb bow down before them, begging them to obey. Let me hear Pim! again in this Camp. I say let me hear Pim! Let me see another group around the cashew tree or inside the hostel to reason God’s commandment which God has shown us people that carried it out, which even heathens carry out.
47.        We will gather (as men and women) and take such a woman back to her father’s house. Brethren, is it not true? If we are children of God, we are capable. Since the woman is just a trouble shooter, she does not want to believe this Gospel, instead of dragging our brother to hellfire, Woman! Go!
48.        Can you imagine a situation a woman has furiously here, in spite of this capacity crowd, held the husband and was dragging the husband up and down and you call that one wife? I am well prepared. Let me see you move. Somebody will die here!
49.        Is that one a wife? She is an idol. IF WE SHALL ACCOMMODATE THAT WOMAN IN OUR FAMILY, THE LAND IS POLLUTED. THIS MESSAGE IS THE GREATEST ENEMY OF WOMEN BECAUSE THEY ARE SATAN’S AGENT IN SPOILING THE WORLD.
50.        What we are treating has been the thing Satan has been using in all the ages destroying mankind. From the day Satan shot women up, no woman can humbly bow down to her own husband. No woman will give the husband free hand to bear rule over her and over his household.
51.        And since that time, the society is turned up-side-down. Watch America! Watch the whole world. It can never be so amongst us for we are God’s children. Everybody must stay where God placed him.
52.        Man! You MUST be restored to your original position. Woman, restored to her original position. Children the same way. Maidservant the same way. That is what restoration is all about. Do you know that Rapture will not take place until all things are restored?
53.        Nothing was restored in the days of Branham. Nothing was restored in the time of Wesley, but many things were reformed. That is why they were reformers and petition writers. Their wives challenged their authority more especially the wife of Wesley.
54.        Although she was a widow of four children, she was a widow before Wesley married her. She had four children before her husband died. Wesley married her and she became the most stubborn woman on earth, worse than Mrs. Abraham Lincoln.
55.        Do you know that Mrs. Abraham Lincoln was the first woman that put on shorts in the history of America? She introduced Worldling-ism in America because the husband was a Catholic. Let us go to something higher.
56.        OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE. If you disobey God’s instruction, you become stubborn to it, you are an idolater in the house of God. Amen.


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OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE (2)
Hebrews 5:8-9. OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE. ACTION TIME PART 3. If you want God to accept you and your sacrifice, you MUST obey whether you like it or not. I do not care how painful it is to you.
2.           It is painful because you do not want to humble yourself down. You do not want to tell yourself the truth. I hope you are not surprised. For I told you that what I am going to preach from yesterday is not meant for everybody. The Message is not meant for everybody because not all men will receive it.
3.            “Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered...”
4.           You see, even Jesus learnt obedience through the things He suffered. Thus, Jesus suffered and became obedient. If He is commanding us to be obedient, is He demanding too much from us?
5.           And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him.” KJV.
6.           Being made perfect, He became the author of this Eternal Salvation unto them that will obey.
7.           If you obey, you become a partaker of this eternal salvation which Christ Himself is the author. Remember He was obedient. He did not disobey and the Bible said, “Look unto Christ, the author and finisher of your Faith”. Let Christ be your perfect example.
8.           If you love me, follow my foot steps. If you want to be a partaker of this eternal salvation, the secret lies in total obedience to His commandments. But if you do not want eternal salvation, whatever that you have been hearing in this Meeting and all these years, say NO to them.
9.           Then you have it on record that you came to Onitsha on a sight-seeing and to dodge your Christmas responsibility. May be you do not have money to buy fowl or buy rice for your people or buy some drinks, then you came to Onitsha for free food.
10.        BUT IF YOU CAME HERE BY REVELATION THAT YOU CAME HERE TO BE ENDUED WITH POWER FROM ON HIGH, BECAUSE WHAT WE NEED NOW IS NOTHING BUT POWER FOR THE HOUR.
11.        IF THAT IS WHY YOU ARE HERE, POWER TO SURVIVE THIS AGE, POWER TO SURVIVE THE IMPENDING WRATH OF GOD, POWER TO ESCAPE, POWER TO TAKE FLIGHT, YOU CAN NEVER GO HOME AND SAY NO.
12.        What God is detaching from you are things that will hold you here. He is cutting them off.
13.        OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE. ACTION TIME. Instead of reasoning, you better be courageous now, gird up your loins and say, “God, I have seen a man that married and his wife died. I have seen a woman that married and her husband died. They did not die with them and they are still worshipping God. Let me take it that my wife is dead. Let me take it that my husband is dead, let me worship God.”
14.        I am helping you, but if you are still interested in worshipping the goddess Diana, that powerful god, well go ahead. I say ALRIGHT! Go ahead!
15.        Holy Ghost made us to understand, by opening our eyes that what women call submission is not submission in the sight of God. Going to bed with your husband does not mean submission. You just go there because of the reward. I will call that one legalized prostitution. I say Legalized prostitution.
16.        A prostitute will go there with a man because of money. You are going there with a man because of child. This one is illegal, the other one is legal. It does not mean submission. That is why when you get up from that same bed and you still fight and quarrel yourselves. You nag and you still remain disobedient and stubborn.
17.        Where lies your claim of submission. Submission to your husband is more than that.  Glory be to God
18.        All these men that are shaking there heads, do you know with God, all things are possible?  Let me just help your Faith. There are three categories of Eunuchs in the Bible.
19.        If the Spoken Word is the Original Seed, if He spake His Word and His Word Healeth them, He can also use His Word to afflict you with sickness. Has He done it in the Bible? Using His Word to afflict somebody with sickness? Has He done it in the Bible? Even through the mouth of a Prophet? Has He done it before?
20.        In other words, by the Spoken Word, in other to save you, He can make all men here impotent. Command you to go to the highest hospital in the world, take the highest drug, if you see any reaction, He is not God.
21.        If that is the only way to severe you from the goddess Diana, God will do it. There is nothing God will not do. God MUST go to all length to bring Abraham’s Seed home. That is why God traced him to a harlot’s house. Do you know that?
22.        You do not know the popular Rahab? You do not know Mary Magdalene? God traced him to accursed city, Jericho only to bring Zacchaeus. Prohibited land.
23.        God went there just to bring back His lost seed sheep of Israel. Thus,, for that reason, there is nothing the Almighty cannot do to save you because He has called you His people.
24.        He would not consider your weeping and crying. He would not consider your sorrow. Do you know that a time came when Lot refused to go out? Did they abandon him? The Bible said they dragged Lot out, with his wife and children.
25.        The wife never perished in Sodom, but the wife perished outside the city. Fire never destroyed Lot’s wife.  She died outside the city. Read your Bible very well. Glory be to God.
26.        What killed the woman? Disrespect for her husband’s authority. She did not allow the word of the husband to bear rule over her. If she had taken the word of her husband serious, she would have continued with her husband.
27.        All you women that want to have their way, to mount on top of men, be very careful. There is one Igbo adage that says, “When a woman walks faster than the husband, the thing that awaits the husband will catch her on the way.” That’s truth.
28.         When a woman goes ahead of her husband, that which is directed to her husband will take her away. If you think you can go ahead of your husband, something that is coming for your husband to destroy him can destroy you.  Glory be to God.
29.        From the time women changed their position in the bed, that was the time they started having problems. In the beginning, women were sleeping at the back, but today, you can hardly find a woman that sleeps at the back. They will like to place the man at the back and then sleep front.
30.        Many of them are guilty of it. That is why, from time to time, you see them jumping up and running. What is pursuing you? Stay there! Keep on sleeping in front. 
31.        Where God said they should not stay is always where they will prefer to stay.  Glory be to God.
32.        This Message is not meant for boys. This Message is for adults, because it is advanced teaching. God knows all things. We are called to put all things right here, place them where they should belong, where God placed them from the beginning.
33.        We are not telling stories here. You cannot hear this Message anywhere. Go out and try. You cannot hear it.  Let us go back to the Bible. Let me show you the examples of the people that believed God. Very few of them.
34.        Out of the thousands, I will show you just very few to see whether I can create Faith in you to put the Word of God you have received into practice immediately and stop reasoning it. Reasoning will produce unbelief.
35.        Genesis 6:22. Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.” KJV.
36.        According to all the commandments God gave to Noah, so did Noah. All the commandments God gave to Noah, the Bible said, Noah obeyed all. Where we read yesterday in Genesis Chapter 18, the Bible said that Abraham was very careful with his wife Sarah to obey ALL the commandments God gave them.
37.        We saw Zachariah and his wife. The Bible said they were careful to obey all the commandments God gave them in truth and in spirit. ALL! Not minus this.
38.        Even when God told Abraham to go and kill his son, which is the hardest commandment, Abraham did not say no. He obeyed. Abraham, circumcise yourself. Abraham obeyed. Abraham, leave your country immediately, go to the land I am going to show you. Abraham obeyed without questioning God.
39.        If I go there, in whose house will I stay? If I will abandon my business, what type of business will I do? But how will I know when I get there even? Abraham did not ask such questions.
40.        YOU MUST OBEY. I SAY, YOU MUST OBEY. WHY? OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE. If you are not ready to obey, leave us. We are called to obey and we are children of obedience. That is why the Bible said, “as children of obedience, not fashioning yourselves after their former lusts.”
41.        Obedient children. We are obedient children. Saint Paul was very happy with the Church. I am very happy with you, that you do not only obey in my presence, you even obey in my absence.
42.        We are children of obedience. We are not children of disobedience. A few examples of the people that obeyed.
43.        Genesis 22:2-8. And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.
44.        Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.
45.        Then on the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes, and saw the place afar off. And Abraham said unto his young men, Abide ye here with the ass; and I and the lad will go yonder and worship, and come again to you,
46.        And Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering, and laid it upon Isaac his son; and he took the fire in his hand, and a knife; and they went both of them together. And Isaac spake unto Abraham his father, and said, My father: KJV.  
47.        It is a story we know very well between Abraham and Isaac his son, when God commanded Abraham to use that his only son and sacrifice. That is the only way to please God.
48.        The Bible said, Abraham obeyed at once without consulting Sarah his wife. Without consulting Sarah. That is wisdom. If Abraham had consulted Sarah, Sarah would not have believed that. Sarah would have resisted with her last blood.
49.        My Lord! All these years we have been living. We had no child, but we were praying. At this very old age, miraculously, we are having one, God blessed us. What are you saying?
50.        That God said, you will use your hands to kill the boy, place the boy on the fire, roast the boy. Will you eat him after you roast him? Which God said that? Is He not the same God that told us through Moses that we should not kill?
51.        How can He command you to kill your own son? My Lord! you said you were dreaming and God said. May be you ate too much and went to bed. Did you drink wine last night? May be that was the reason. God cannot say so, go and pray again.
52.        Let me tell you something. There is no man that reasons with his wife in everything that can boast of doing a meaningful thing because women are fond of giving you the result before you practice it.
53.        Give them any instruction. Without obeying it, they will tell you the outcome. That is their nature. But they are always ashamed, if you force them to obey, they will see that the result is one million miles away from what they were thinking.
54.        At a time a woman thinks she is wise, in that condition, a man sees himself as a foolish man. That is why when you think you have faith, that your faith can push down this wall, your husband is seeing himself as an unbeliever in that stage.
55.        They cannot believe what I am saying. At times he will look at you and laugh. That is why many of you, whatever you discuss with your husband, and you hear them, you do not feel satisfied. You try to rush to me even without telling me what your husband said, I will repeat it word for word.
56.        By the time you go back. You cover your face in shame. Some will hide it. They would not say to their husband, “I am sorry. The Man of God confirmed what you said.”
57.        But they will try to play smartness. Well, since you say you will not do it, whatever you see, you take. He will know you are playing pranks. Bro Kingsley! It is everywhere.
58.        If you are a Sister in this Church, I do not care about your age, and you have this spirit in you, repent. It is not a good spirit. I say it is not a good spirit. If you cannot understand the action of your husband, kneel down and pray.
59.        Say, “God help me to understand this man. Help me to understand why he is behaving this way. May be it is for our own good and I may not know it. If it is not for our own good, turn him back. Show him the better way.”  But stubbornness will not allow some people to behave that way.
60.        DO YOU KNOW THAT WHEN YOU ARE CORRECTING SOMEBODY, HAVING IT IN MIND THAT YOU KNOW BETTER THAN THAT PERSON, YOU WILL NOT ACHIEVE RESULT? DO YOU KNOW THAT?
61.        IF YOU ARE CORRECTING SOMEBODY BECAUSE YOU FEEL YOU KNOW TOO MUCH, YOU CAN NEVER ACHIEVE THE RESULT. I AM TELLING YOU THE TRUTH. IF YOU ARE IN THE SAME WAY CORRECTING SOMEBODY WITHOUT LOVE, YOU CAN NEVER ACHIEVE THE RESULT.
62.        In the classroom, a student can correct a teacher, but he will do it in a very humble way. You can say, “Sir! Look at what I noticed. I do not think this thing will be the answer. Please cross check.” 
63.        It is wrong for you to just rise up to tell your husband, “I disagree.” Who are you to disagree? “You have failed it.” Who are you to shout at your teacher? “I disagree. Sir! I disagree with you. I cannot take it. You have failed it. Look at the answer.” From that day you will come and teach the whole class.
64.        But if you are a humble woman, obedient to your own husband, and in a very humble manner, “Darling, what if we try this thing this way? Let us try it. Let us watch what it will result.”
65.        The man could ask, “Do you mean I am not getting it?” That humble woman will say, “Just examine it again and then try this one.” The man, upon examination of the available option will exclaim, “Aaah! It is true o! I omitted this thing.” She is sure and certain. A very humble woman.
66.        YOU KNOW, MAN HAS A VERY BAD NATURE. WHEN A MAN DISCERNS THAT HIS WIFE IS STUBBORN, EVEN IF THE WIFE IS RIGHT IN WHAT SHE IS SAYING, THE MAN WILL STAND HIS FEET.
67.        Let me tell you. We have a lot to tell the world. We want our wives to be perfect, to be exemplary in the society, having in mind that we have good intentions towards them.
68.        Otherwise, we would not have married them. If they want to get anything from us, we know all your desires must come from us, humble your self down and be loving and cheerful. Be obedient.
69.        IF YOU WANT TO GET ALL YOU WANT FROM GOD, THE SECRET LIES IN SUBMITTING YOURSELF TO HIS WORD. WHEN YOU OBEY GOD, ASK WHATSOEVER YOU WILL, YOU WILL GET IT. THE MOMENT YOUR OBEDIENCE IS FULFILLED, YOU WILL GET WHATEVER YOU WANT.
70.        DO YOU KNOW THAT IF A WOMAN OBEYS HER HUSBAND’S INSTRUCTIONS TO THE LETTER, SHE BECOMES EQUAL WITH HER HUSBAND? HOW MANY KNOWS THIS TO BE TRUTH. THE MOMENT A WOMAN OBEYS HER HUSBAND’S INSTRUCTION, SHE BECOMES EQUAL WITH HER HUSBAND.
71.        But if she disobeys the instruction, the man will exercise authority. If you come back from your work and your wife has carried out every instruction, everything perfectly in order, do you start rebuking her? Do you start shouting at her? Gently you embrace her and then rest. You are now equal.
72.        But the moment you notice that the instruction you left before you went to work, not even one was carried out, nothing was done in the house, the man will put on his authority immediately and then rebuke and indict and stand on his duty position and everywhere will be trembling.
73.        This Message wants men to be men. A man that will make noise where he should not is a goat. But no man can do that. There is no goat in our Camp. I say, there is no goat in our Camp.  Glory be to God. Amen.


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WE MUST REMAIN OBEDIENT EVEN UNTO DEATH
Joshua chapter 1. Let me show you examples of obedience in the Bible. Few individuals obeyed God to the letter. Joshua 1:16-18. “And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou commandest us we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us, we will go.
2.           According as we hearkened unto Moses in all things, so will we hearken unto thee: only the LORD thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses.
3.           Whosoever he be that doth rebel against thy commandment, and will not hearken unto thy words in all that thou commandest him, he shall be put to death: only be strong and of a good courage.” KJV.
4.           He shall be what? He shall be put to death. Why were they saying so to Joshua? They were sure, God was in him. He was God before them. He was hearing from God and speaking to them. Look at the type of vow they made. All that the Lord will command us to do through you, we MUST obey all.
5.           And if anybody in the land of Israel will shake his head and say over his dead body, that he will never do it, all Israelites will join hands together and put him to death.
6.           Thus, hear us. We are now pledging our solidarity behind you. Only be courageous and do all that the Lord said you should do. Do not look at our faces. Amen
7.           That was why we did not start hearing these Messages until He introduced the source of the Message. And all of us acknowledged that this is God in our midst and then we were charged. How many will like me to talk to you now to show you the mind of God concerning you and concerning the hour? All of you raise your hand.
8.           You have all witnessed against yourselves. If after showing you the will of God for you and you fail to do it, the condemnation abideth in you.
9.           Why am I sounding like this? You are Igbo people. You are a very stubborn people. God must become stubborn if He must save you. If God fails to take your nature, He will not save any of you. I said, If God fails to take your nature, no flesh will be saved in Igbo land.
10.        What I am telling you is truth. In Hausa land, one of the reasons why they marry many wives is because the women feed their husbands.  In spite of the women feeding their husbands, they do not make any noise. They respect their husbands, cherish them, honour them.
11.        But let a single Igbo woman here pay the house rent for her husband for one month, the man is nonsense. The man is gone. You are a stubborn people. It is not easy to save any of you. God must be stubborn if you must be saved.
12.        That is why you Igbo women brag too much. Once they find themselves in a position where they will be providing little Garri for their family, their husband is no longer a man. She will write him off. Can you imagine wild women will have the mouth to give their husbands instruction?
13.        She will say, “Master.” She will just cunningly call the man master. She will say, “Look after the babies. Prepare pap o! Make sure my children do not cry. I am going to Kano. I am going to buy okro. We will stay eight days. Thus, take good care of the children until we come. Some people will look for me in my absence o! When they come, tell them.” Off!
14.        She will go half way, she will remember something. She will turn back. “You know those dresses? I did not wash them. Make sure you wash them before I come back o!”
15.        But the Hausa woman will provide building, provide everything and still tie her baby on her back and humble down before her own husband. That is why when you see them, when they have received this Faith, you will see real children of God.
16.        When they make mistake, judge it from every aspect and you will see honest mistake and not intentional action. And when they repent, with tears, they will kneel down before their husbands and plead for forgiveness.
17.        But Igbo woman with stubbornness, command her to go and plead, she will just go there and pretend to apologize. “Sorry. I have told you sorry now. Sir forgive.” She will just stand up. “Sorry now. Have I not said sorry to you? sorry.”
18.        Thus, for God to save you, God must be more stubborn than you. So that He can beat you into shape. If you come with boxing, He will box you. If you come with slapping, He will slap you until you become weak. Then He will drag you along and then drag you into His Ark. Very stubborn things. Their men, the same thing. 
19.        This is why a little while you will hear, “I will never eat her food again.” And you think he means it. Two days, he will use hammer, break the door and you will see the man eating. You will hear, “Ah! ah! Papa. But you said that you will never eat this same woman’s food again.”  
20.        We are not telling stories. We are treating a serious situation. This is a serious matter because this is the hour of manifestation of the sons and daughters of God who will appear without rebuke, without blame in this crooked and adulterous generation we are in. Glory be to God.
21.        I am involved. You are involved. We are called to obey and not to disobey. Let me hear any Brother that will make noise after this Message.
22.        All the while it has been landing on women. The whole men were rejoicing and rejoicing and rejoicing. When it came to your corner, God changed. You want us to lower it a little. Some will, if it is possible, to come and see me today to find out from me whether I should give them time to go and preach to them.
23.        All these years have you not been preaching to them? All these years, can they claim they have not been hearing your preaching?  Glory be to God. Nobody must lower this Message. It can never be lowered again. It is even too late.
24.        Did I not tell you in the beginning that I have many things to tell you that time, but you could not bear them? But wait, when you become mature in the Faith, and have developed enough shock absorber you will hear deeper things about this life.
25.        What we are preaching here, if you preach it in the Pentecostals, it is “To your tents O! Israel.” Say it in the Roman Catholic, father will be abandoned there alone. But here, I want you to go. That is why I am saying it.
26.        If you do not value your life, go. But if you value your life, you will say, “Brother, tell me more of it. I need more of it. It is making me good.” It is making me good.
27.        These young men and young women here. You are a blessed people. How do you think your families will look like if you happen to marry in this faith? You have a Sister. You have a Brother that is a part and parcel of this Faith. How do you think your family will look like? It will be the envy of the society.
28.        I am telling you the truth. If many of us had married before we came in, this Faith has transformed our families and we will be the envy of people around us, what if we marry here? I thank God. This is the only Faith that can tame a woman.
29.        It is not easy to tame a woman. As far as woman is concerned, do you know that no one is small? I say no one is small. Let us go ahead. If you neglect these instructions, Israel will join hands and stone you to death. You are worthy of death. But if you obey, you will live.
30.        Saint John Chapter 15 verse 10. If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love.” KJV.
31.        Who is saying this? The same Almighty God. If you do not keep His commandments, will you abide in His love? You will be object of His anger. You will be object of His anger.
32.        And if God is angry at you, you are gone. If you do not want God to be angry at you, keep His commandments. Obey His commandments, it shall be well with you.
33.        Do you know that the sacrifice of a disobedient man is an abomination unto God? When you are disobeying God’s commandment, your sacrifices can never be acceptable in the sight of God. Do you know that God cannot reject a man and accept his sacrifice?  Before God will reject a man’s sacrifice, God will first of all reject that man.
34.        When God accepts a man, He accepts his sacrifices. When God rejects a man, He rejects his sacrificeHHHe rejects his sacrifices. God first of all rejected Ahab before God rejected his sacrifice.
35.        God rejected Cain before He rejected Cain’s sacrifice. When Adam was rejoicing, “A son is born to me”, God said, “Cain was born out of the treacherous one.”
36.        Philippians chapter 2 from verse 5 through 8. Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:
37.        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.” KJV.
38.        God became a man. When God came down in the form of a man, He was called Jesus Christ. Being made in the form of a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to all the commandments of His father even unto death.
39.        If we are His children, in the same manner also, we must remain obedient even unto death, even if it means shading our blood. To make sure that the word of God stands firm, we will volunteer our lives.
40.        Do you know that we are His branch? How many know that to be truth? If He remained obedient unto death, and then we are disobedient even unto death, are we His true branches?
41.        Acts of the Apostles chapter 16, verse 9 through 10. “And a vision appeared to Paul in the night; There stood a man of Macedonia, and prayed him, saying, Come over into Macedonia, and help us.
42.        And after he had seen the vision, immediately we endeavoured to go into Macedonia, assuredly gathering that the Lord had called us for to preach the gospel unto them.” KJV
43.        Immediately they received the vision, “Come over there.” Saint Paul and his company obeyed at once not minding what will meet them on the way. That was why He could announce to the Churches that He was never disobedient to heavenly visions.
44.        Many of you here, God may even speak to you by vision and tell you what to do, yet you will be disobedient. He will send His own Son to come and publish it wide, you will still remain disobedient. Can you be disobedient and still meet His requirements. Impossible. OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE.
45.        Romans chapter 16 verse 19. “For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil.” KJV.
46.        Did it say that their disobedience was noised abroad? Saint Paul said, “Their obedience.” Can God say the same thing concerning this Church that our obedience has gone abroad for all men that have obeyed God’s commandments, all He asked us to do, that we have done all?
47.        Bear with me. Many a time we are tempted to ask questions. What will be our reward if we obey? If we take our time and obey all commandments of God, what will be our reward?
48.        For that reason, I want to show you something, but the most important thing that will be our reward. The most important thing that will be our reward if we obey all His commandments.
49.        James chapter 1 verse 25. “But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the word, this man shall be blessed in his deed.” KJV. Amen
50.        What is the perfect law of liberty? It is this Message we are preaching now, liberating us from the bondage of the law, the bondage of the denominations. If after hearing these Messages of liberty and we fail to obey it, we have to be blamed.
51.        The Bible said “Blessed is the man, who after hearing these Messages, will take his time to obey all of them. We are liberating you from the hands of stubborn women, disobedient women.
52.        If after hearing them, you fail to obey, the Bible said you will never be blessed, but when you obey at once, you must be blessed by God.
53.        1 John chapter 3 verse 22. A reward for obedience. “And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.”
54.        Whatsoever thing we ask of God, we receive it because we keep God’s commandments and do those things that please God. For that reason, there is nothing we shall ask and God will not grant it to us, because we have fulfilled our obedience.
55.        But if we disobey, whatever we ask of God, even eternal life, He will never give it to you, because you are a disobedient child.
56.        Revelation chapter 2 verse 10 through 11. “Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.
57.        He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the Churches; He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death.”
58.        When you obey all the commandments of God, you can never be hurt by the second death, which is hellfire. The Bible said, “Blessed are those that will partake of the first resurrection. Second death has no power over them.
59.        When you obey every commandment God has given, you are qualified to be in the first resurrection. You are qualified to be in the translation of the Saints. Nothing will hold you back here. You can never appear before the white throne judgement because nobody will be saved there.
60.        You will be a spectator there rather you will join hands with God to judge the world. God is going to judge the world with His Saints.
61.        Punishment for disobedience. What awaits you if you are disobedient. A few things that you should expect. The most important thing. The horrible aspect of it. That is what I am going to show you.
62.        Ephesians chapter 5 verse 6-7. “Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience. Be not ye therefore partakers with them.”
63.        Do not allow any man to deceive you with vain words, telling you that you should not listen to these commandments, that you should not obey it, that God is not interested in it. Let no man deceive you with vain words telling you that you are not worshipping your wife, that you are worshiping God.
64.        That whether your wife is believing or not, that it has nothing to do with your Faith. Let no man deceive you with vain words telling you to go and check the society, check all the Churches whether any Church has done like that.
65.        The Bible said, “because of this deceit, because of these vain words, cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience. If you disobey God’s Holy commandments which were given to you for your own good so that you can be saved, the wrath of God will come upon you.
66.        He will give you a place with the unbelievers. How many will like the wrath of God to come upon them because of wilful disobedience? Show by raising your hands. If you want the wrath of God to come upon you because of your disobedience, show by raising your hand. Not even one.
67.        But by and by,  the secret lies in obeying God’s commandments. If you shake your head, nothing will stop the wrath of God from coming upon you. Amen
68.        2 Thessalonians chapter 1 verse 7-10. “And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels, In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:”
69.        Eee! When the Lord Jesus Christ shall be revealed from heaven with His host of angels, with His wrath upon all men that do not know God and have stubbornly disobeyed His commandments, stubbornly disobeyed His Word, where will you be?
70.        Will you escape or will you be a victim because you listened to vain deceit? “Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord,” where will you be punished? The Bible said, “with everlasting destruction.” With fire that will come from the presence of the Almighty God. There God will torment you day and night, forever and ever.
71.        Do not allow temporary enjoyment to rope you into that fire. Many of you that are still continuing with stubborn women as wives, you are continuing with them because of earthly pleasure, fleshly pleasure which is just temporary. You enjoy it and enjoy hell fire.
72.        “Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power; When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day.”
73.        On that day, when the Lord will destroy all the wicked, all stubborn and disobedient people to the Gospel, you will be spectators that day. It will never hurt you, because you have believed my Words and Testimonies which I have pased unto you as the Gospel of Christ our Lord.
74.        Rise up and let us pray. OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SCARIFICE. ACTION TIME PART 3. ACTION TIME PART 3.  Amen.

PRAYER
75.        Why not say, “God, all I need is the grace, give me the power, give me the courage, I am sorry for complaining yesterday, I am sorry for reasoning yesterday.
76.        I did not know that you were very much around me. I have seen them that obeyed you. I have seen the reward. I thank you God, you really love me. You really love me and you want to save me actually. You want to save. Help me. Help me Lord.”
77.        You worship God by faith. Say, “God I know these commandments is a hard one, but nevertheless, that your Word will stand, I will do it. I know this commandment is a very hard one. No man can obey it except you give him a helping hand.
78.        Give me a helping hand and I will obey it, that your Word will stand sure. I do not want to be a disobedient son of God. I do not want to labour in vain. I do not want to miss eternal life.
79.        I do not want to be numbered among the disobedient people that will hear, “Depart from me, I do not know you, you workers of iniquity. You have been calling me with your mouth. You have never obeyed me for one day.” I do not want to hear that.
80.        I want to be numbered among the people that will hear, “Come all of you this way, you beloved of the father. By obeying me, look at your reward, Eternal Life.” I do not want to be a disobedient son of God.
81.        I do not want to make a hell of noise. I want to live eternal life with you. Give me a helping hand and stand by my side and I will execute these your commandments that your Word will stand firm. Amen.







SECTION TWO
COMMUNION MESSAGE BY BISHOP OKEY PAUL


Introduction
In the beginning of this Ministry, when we never knew the source of this Message, there might be one thing or the other which you never obeyed, what if Rapture occurred by then?
2.           Now that God has given us an opportunity, before we shall go away, that we will effect the Message, we will obey it. Remove our eyes from those that are going to leave Onitsha and be praying for the unbelieving women.
3.           Pick your own corner and find out which one you have not obeyed. Say to God, “Immediately I leave this Meeting ground, even starting from now, by your help, I will obey all. Through your Word, I will correct all that this Gospel be not blasphemed.
4.           Wives! Take a strong decision to obey your husband. Husbands! Take a strong decision to obey Christ, the Word of God. Children! Take a strong decision to obey your Parents.
5.           Menservants and maidservants! Take a strong decision to obey those you are living with, so that all of us will together earn the commendation from God that we are obedient people. We pray in the name of Christ our Lord,
6.           So far, we are grateful to you once again. O! How your love projected and grace took over and you gave this Part 3 of this Message. Father! Thank you for reaching out unto us. We have made our vows and consecrations.
7.           This is not the first time we have made such vows, but Lord, let this be the first time we will make a vow which we will keep. May nothing cause us to break these vows in the name of Christ our Lord.
8.           Help us to obey all O! God that when we will sleep in death or when you come to catch us away, we will be called obedient children of God. Thank you this day O! God. May your name be blessed.
9.           Thank you for your servant. Renew His strength. Use Him more to accomplish this task, that when we come to gather together with you in that day, you will present us and say, “Behold, I and my children who the Lord has given unto me.”
10.        Lord let this come to pass in our day. As we continue in this Meeting, continue with us. The rest of this Meeting we commit into your hands, trusting that now you are going to crown it even with more glory. Grant it O! God. As we go about our business today, keep us faithful God. In Christ’s name we pray. Amen.


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HOLY COMMUNION (1)
John 6:25-59. And when they had found him on the other side of the sea, they said unto him, Rabbi, when camest thou hither?
2.           Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were filled.
3.           Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed.
4.           Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.
5.           They said therefore unto him, What sign shewest thou then, that we may see, and believe thee? what dost thou work? Our fathers did eat manna in the desert; as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat.
6.           Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you not that bread from heaven; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven.
7.           For the bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world. Then said they unto him, Lord, evermore give us this bread.
8.           And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst. But I said unto you, That ye also have seen me, and believe not.
9.           All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out. For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.
10.        And this is the Father's will which hath sent me, that of all which he hath given me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up again at the last day.
11.        And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.
12.        The Jews then murmured at him, because he said, I am the bread which came down from heaven. And they said, Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? how is it then that he saith, I came down from heaven?
13.        Jesus therefore answered and said unto them, Murmur not among yourselves. No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.
14.        It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God. Every man therefore that hath heard, and hath learned of the Father, cometh unto me. Not that any man hath seen the Father, save he which is of God, he hath seen the Father.
15.        Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life. I am that bread of life. Your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness, and are dead.
16.        This is the bread which cometh down from heaven, that a man may eat thereof, and not die. I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.
17.        The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat? Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in you.
18.        Whoso eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath eternal life; and I will raise him up at the last day. For my flesh is meat indeed, and my blood is drink indeed.
19.        He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, dwelleth in me, and I in him. As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by the Father: so he that eateth me, even he shall live by me.
20.        This is that bread which came down from heaven: not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead: he that eateth of this bread shall live for ever. These things said he in the synagogue, as he taught in Capernaum.” KJV.
21.        This Bread must be a very important one. This food must have been a very important one. Could it be that it was HighLife Bread? May be it was Cox Bread or Our Lady’s Bread because He said it very clearly in chapter 6 verse 53 that Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, you have no life in you. Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, you have no life in you.
22.        It has been made so clear to us that we have Son of Man in our midst. And in the Ministry of the Son of Man, God made things very clear that for you to live, you must eat his flesh and drink His blood.
23.        And He said His own bread is that one that comes from heaven, because there are two types of bread in the Bible, if you read the same book of Saint John chapter 6, from verse 25 to 27;
24.        And when they had found him on the other side of the sea, they said unto him, Rabbi, when camest thou hither?
25.        Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were filled.
26.        Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed.”
27.        For Him hath God the father sealed. Thus,, some people can be following Son of Man for carnal benefits like we can read here. These people were following because of carnal food, but He was trying to make them understand what actually this bread is all about.
28.        He told them that this bread is His flesh and that He has also a blood that they must drink. From the Scriptures, I will make you understand this. God loves us so much.
29.        Just coming here now, all that I was told there in Jos before I ever enter into the communion Message, came back here. So, there must be a reason why God wants you to hear it.
30.        Though they are not written on any paper, but God wants you to hear it. I want you to understand that it is a must that you will eat the flesh of the Son of Man, drink His blood if ever you will have life.
31.        You may partake of the carnal Bread and then you will perish, because from the Bible here now, we can see two types of bread. He indicted this group that the reason why they were following Him is not because they have seen His miracles, not because they have gotten the revelation of His Ministry.
32.        It is not because they understood Him, but because He was feeding them physically, carnally, providing for their carnal needs. For that reason, they were following. Which side will you belong to?
33.        Very soon now we will approach this table. You can eat this bread here, still you will die and perish.
34.        There is a bread that you will eat and there is no way you can ever die. From God’s word, we can see that there are two types of bread. There is the carnal one and there is the spiritual one.
35.        Let us find out the type of food Jesus was eating in the same book of Saint John chapter 4 from verse 31 to 34.
36.        “In the mean while his disciples prayed him, saying, Master, eat. But he said unto them, I have meat to eat that ye know not of.
37.        Therefore said the disciples one to another, Hath any man brought him ought to eat? Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.” KJV.
38.        So the real right food for the Son of Man is doing the will of God. To do God’s will. What the Son of Man recognizes as the true bread, the only thing you can eat and He will now recognize that you have eaten the bread is if you can eat that type of bread which He Himself delights in, which is to do the will of He that sent Him.
39.        If the bread He delights to eat is no other bread than to do the will of He that sent Him, if you love to eat with Him, if you love to eat the type of food He eats, there is no other thing He can see than when He is also seeing you doing the will of He that also sent Him.
40.        Remember the Bible said that for Him hath God the father sealed. For that reason there are no two ways you can please God the father. The only thing that God the father can see and believe that you have eaten is when you do the will of God. Then the Son of man can testify that you have really eaten.
41.        I am dropping these things because they will help us, lest you only fix your eyes on parading to the table there. The hour we are living in now is more than that. It is more than walking down the table.
42.        Last Pentecost, God permitted every kind of people to come and eat. It was after they had eaten that He revealed to us that all kinds of people came to the table. He said, “Fornicators, liars, thieves.” He started exposing it in prophecies.
43.        As we entered the New Year, we saw it unfolding, yet He closed His mouth, permitted them to the table. As far as God is concerned, He knows they were not eating His bread because they were not doing His will.
44.        So what God sees in you as a partaker of His bread is if you are doing His will, because that is the food of the Son of Man. Son of Man’s food is to do the will of He that sent Him.
45.        Do you love to eat His food? If you love to eat that type of food, we must do the will of He that sent us. He said, “As my father sent me, so send I you.” so, you are also sent. You are a sent man. You are a sent woman. I am a sent man. But do we actually do the will of He that sent us?
46.        You see why He kept talking to us, revealing to us that we could not represent too well in the past, because we never did his will. So, I do not want Satan to fool you to believe that you are now in the Faith of Christ, spiritual, Holy Ghost-filled because you came here, took bread and drank wine.
47.        God use to close His eyes to fornicators. We have witnessed it here. Liars! Thieves! Hypocrites! They harden their hearts to come and eat. God will close His mouth because He knew already that the bread they were eating is not His own bread.
48.        God knows what His bread is like. But if you come here as one hat does the will of God and willing to do His will, if you eat this bread, it is a representation, a figure, a type, a remembrance that you are doing His will and ready to do more of His will.
49.        That is the two types of bread. I do not know the one you will choose. Whichever one you will choose, God knows why. I will read one more place. We would not stay long because we are many. By and by, this thing will end on time. Thank God we started on time. Amen.

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HOLY COMMUNION (2)
John chapter 7 verse 37-39. “In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.
2.           He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.)” KJV.
3.           You see that the real thing you can drink from the Son of Man is not just the literal one here. The thing that you will see and then believe that you have taken the one, he said it so clearly, that it is His spirit which he will give to they that really believe Him.
4.           In other words, if you do not have the Holy Spirit, you are not drinking His wine. For you to know that you drank of His wine and His blood, for you to know that you drank of the water that came out of His body, you must have His spirit in you.
5.           You see why He is storing the Word inside our soul, because He told us what our spirit is in John 6:63, so that you will understand why the Son of Man is busy in forcing the Word inside your heart, because if the Word is not in our heart, it then means we did not drink or partake of His spirit, we did not drink the blood, we did not drink the water, rivers of water that flows from Him.
6.           John 6:63 “It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.” KJV.
7.           He said that His own Words, they are that spirit. So, the Word you have been hearing in this Meeting, they are spirit. You will keep on hearing it, until you yourself will become the Word. That is why He is enforcing the Word inside our souls.
8.           So when The Word has taken place in you, when you accept the Word that has been preached, that shows you drank of the spirit, because His Words are spirit. And that is the only thing that makes Him to know those that are His and those that are not His.
9.           Roman chapter 8 verse 9. Get it very clear. I am trying to differentiate so that you do not come and fool yourself here. We went to Onitsha. We ate Communion. It is more than that.
10.        His bread is still His Word, His will. His food is to do the will of God. The water He is giving is the Word of God. And if you do not have it, you do not belong to God. You do not belong to the Son of Man’s Ministry.
11.        But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.”
12.        You see why He can tell you or ask you, “How can you allow life’s pleasure to hinder you from eternal life?” It is only somebody that is in the flesh that will find it hard to obey the Message that has been given to him; Separating from the unbelieving wife and the things that the Son of Man commanded you to separate from. It then means you are in the flesh.
13.        But if you have the spirit of God, you belong to Him. If you do not have the Message in you, you do not believe it, welcome it; If you do not welcome the Word of God that you have heard all these days, which is the spirit of God, which is the rivers of waters, the thing you can drink and live; If you do not have it, it then means you do not belong to Christ. There is no point claiming it.
14.        That same Saint John chapter 6 verse 38 and 39. “For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.”
15.        IF YOU ARE FOLLOWING SON OF MAN’S MINISTRY, YOU WILL ALSO BEHAVE LIKE HIM. YOU DID NOT COME INTO THIS MINISTRY TO DO WHAT YOU WANT TO DO BUT TO DO WHAT HE THAT CALLED YOU WANTS YOU TO DO.
16.        THE SAME WAY THE SON OF MAN HAS COME TO DO THE WILL OF HE THAT SENT HIM, IS THE SAME WAY WE ARE SENT TO DO THE WILL OF HE THAT HAS SENT US. THIS IS EVIDENCE OF ONE THAT IS IN THE MINISTRY, LEST YOU FOOL YOURSELF. I came to the table. I ate bread. I drank wine. Thank God. It is more than that.
17.        The will of God must be done. The Word of God must be obeyed. It is a mark of knowing those that belong to His Ministry. If you want to do your own will, then you are not part of Son of Man’s Ministry, because Son of Man did not come to do His will, rather the will of He that sent Him.
18.        The same way, if you belong to this Ministry, you did not come in to do your own will, you came in here to know what the father wants you to do. And whatever you are instructed to do, by and by, you must do it. That is a sure sign that you are part of the Ministry.
19.        Verse 39 “And this is the Father's will which hath sent me, that of all which he hath given me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up again at the last day.”
20.        What a privilege! That the will of the Son of Man is to make sure that none of us is lost, so that by and by, at the last day, we will be presented to God. If His will is that none of us will be lost, what is your own will?
21.        Is your will to be lost? If your will is that you will not be lost, and there is no way you can be saved but by obeying the Message, you must obey.
22.        Tonight, I have given you little little nuggets for you to know what the real bread is. The true bread. God did not change His mind about it. The true bread that came from heaven.
23.        The Message you are following. That is the flesh of the Son of Man. That is the blood of the Son of Man. That is the water in the Son of Man. But now we remember it. We have come to eat this one in remembrance of that bread that came from heaven.
24.        We have come to drink this wine in remembrance of the spirit that was called down from heaven upon human beings. That is why we have come here. To celebrate it and to remember it.
25.        Right from the old Testament, communion was instituted and if you look back to your Bible, you will see that Abraham himself had it in Genesis 14 verse 17.
26.        And the king of Sodom went out to meet him after his return from the slaughter of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings that were with him, at the valley of Shaveh, which is the king's dale.
27.        And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the Most High God.”  Note what the Bible called it. Bread and vine wine. If not this Ministry, we were following the multitude.
28.        Nobody was mindful of the type of wine used. Some brought Dubonnet®, some brought Bacchus®. Some even used palmwine.
29.        Sometime in Obosi, some used Coke® and plantain in End Time Message. Bro Sebastian, are you here? You were a witness. When Moses established it for them there, he brought Coke and plantain for communion. Sir! Am I telling lies?
30.        You can see how far away people fall away. Some of us were using British communion wine. They never minded. Yet, from Genesis, it was written so clearly that communion wine is vine wine, no other wine. IT MUST BE VINE. And we never obeyed it until this Ministry took off.
31.        THIS MAN THAT MET ABRAHAM WAS NOT ORDINARY MAN, THOUGH HE WAS A HUMAN BEING. HE WAS GOD IN A HUMAN BEING. BECAUSE ABRAHAM HAS FOUGHT AND CONQUERED HIS ENEMIES, HE GOT PRIVILEGE FROM GOD TO EAT HIS BREAD AND DRANK HIS WINE.
32.        HAVE YOU CONQUERED YOUR ENEMIES? SIN IS AN ENEMY. IT THEN MEANS THAT ANY MAN THAT HAS NOT CONQUERED SIN COMPLETELY HAS NO RIGHT TO COME TO THIS TABLE. ANY MAN THAT HAS NOT TAKEN A STRONG DECISION OVER SIN, MUST NOT APPROACH BECAUSE KING OF SALEM IS THE KING OF PEACE.
33.        IF HE GIVES YOU HIS BREAD, GIVES YOU HIS WINE, PEACE REIGNS IN YOUR HEART. WAS IT NOT THE VOICE WE HEARD FROM THE BEGINNING? THAT OUR GRAVE SHOULD NO LONGER MAKE NOISE. RATHER WE SHOULD HAVE PEACE NOW AFTER WE HAVE MET HIM.
34.        Do not expect that after you have come to eat the bread then you have crises. Confusion. Crises in your heart. Various sins troubling you. Abraham has already fought and won his battle. Then he approached the table. Have we fought and won our battle?
35.        He captured all that the enemy took away from Him. All the virtues that flew away, he brought them back. He was coming back victorious. And then Melchizedek greeted him, served him bread and wine. Not ordinary wine, but vine wine.
36.        So, from Genesis, we can see that it was instituted. Passover was what they called it in Egypt, in Exodus chapter 12. Time will not permit us to read it. Verse 21 to 28. But we are going to read 43 to 50 later.
37.        God told them how to celebrate it there. It was called Passover. They partook of it when they were ready to leave the land of Egypt, when they were no longer to remain in bondage.
38.        Would we not be guilty, after partaking of the Passover, we still remain in bondage to sin? In other words, Passover is not to free man. Abraham was free from his enemies. He ate it. The Israelite ate it in Egypt when they had become free. Everybody was pleased that they are now going home. No longer under Pharaoh. It was all over. It was all over.
39.        They kept shouting, because they have freed us. They were free from bondage. They were free from their enemies. If you are not free from your enemies, it is not yet your time to celebrate.
40.        So, Passover is for free people. Those that have been liberated. They know, by and by, nothing can bring them back to that old land again, because they were liberated people of God.
41.        There they used lamb to represent Christ, celebrated it hurriedly, very quick. They celebrated it in the night not in the day. In you former denominations, for some of you that are here, you celebrated it in the morning.
42.        It is called Supper. In the New Testament it is called the Lord’s Supper. How can you eat supper in the day? Supper means food you eat after dinner. After your evening meal, you can eat your supper.
43.        So, while we were in those denominations, we were actually wrong. In the morning, you say you are going to eat the Lord’s supper, when you went and took breakfast. Very soon, you will see the bread. You see the wine. You will see what the bread looks like.
44.        Exodus 12:15. “Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses: for whosoever eateth leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel.” KJV
45.        Verse 19. And ye shall observe the feast of unleavened bread; for in this selfsame day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this day in your generations by an ordinance for ever.” KJV
46.        Why I am reading all these scriptures is because many of you have not observed this feast before. It is meant for you to understand what you are entering into.
47.        Verse 20. Ye shall eat nothing leavened; in all your habitations shall ye eat unleavened bread.”  SO, IT IS NOT ORDINARY BREAD. IT IS UNLEAVENED BREAD. BREAD WITHOUT YEAST. THE MOMENT YEAST IS IN IT, IT WILL RISE LIKE AN ORDINARY BREAD.
48.        THAT YEAST REPRESENTS SIN. THE BODY OF CHRIST WAS WITHOUT SIN. HE WAS NOT A SINNER, THOUGH HE WAS MADE A SINNER FOR US. WHEN YOU PUT A LITTLE YEAST THERE, AFTER ALL, SAINT PAUL SAID, “A LITTLE LEAVEN LEAVENETH THE WHOLE LUMP.” ANY LITTLE YEAST THAT ENTERS THE BREAD HAS SPOILT IT.
49.        IN OTHER WORDS, ANY LITTLE SIN THAT ENTERS INTO THE CHURCH THROUGH YOU HAS NOW CAUSED THE BODY TO BE SINFUL. YOU SEE WHY WE MUST ALL STRIVE TO OBEY THIS MESSAGE. IT IS NOT DONE WITH A WHITE WAFER. IT IS BREAD WITHOUT YEAST.
50.        That is why it is called unleaven bread. Many are wondering. Ah! Ah! Why were these people doing it the other way now? That is one evidence for you to know that you were on the wrong way.  
51.        Verse 43 And the LORD said unto Moses and Aaron, This is the ordinance of the passover: There shall no stranger eat thereof: But every man's servant that is bought for money, when thou hast circumcised him, then shall he eat thereof. A foreigner and an hired servant shall not eat thereof.”  
52.        It is not meant for strangers. You see why we are separating away strangers from our midst. If any stranger must partake of it, he must first of all be circumcised, the same way we were circumcised.
53.        No stranger, any body that has not come into the Faith of Christ like us has no right whatsoever to come and eat it. You must have passed all the experiences we passed as children of God. Indicted. Rebuked. Circumcised. Disarmed. Throw away all the strange gods and then worship our own God.
54.        Then you are no longer a stranger. You join in the common wealth of Israel because you have entered into Christ. Why we are eating it today is because of Christ. Through Christ, we are no longer strangers. But if you are not a child of God, you are a stranger, when you come to eat it, you provoke God.
55.        So, it is not meant for a stranger. You see why we are very strict, so that we do not just bring any type of person into the Church. Somebody that never repented, never in the Faith of Christ and just comes here, He has come for Pentecost.
56.        And then you allowed the person to come in, when you allow him to come in, when you know that his character and behaviour shows that he is a stranger in the Church, he has no right whatsoever to eat it.
57.        So if you are not circumcised, you are not in the Faith of Christ, converted, you are still living in sin, you have no right to eat it. That shows you are a stranger.
58.        Matthew 26:26-28. Brethren I have only 15 minutes. Immediately it is 9 o’clock, please get the water ready. We will take off. We will like to beat the time very very well today.
59.        And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.
60.        And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it; For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.” KJV.
61.        There in the New Testament, the Lord Himself instituted this feast we are celebrating today. He ate the bread. He drank the vine wine as a new covenant not the old Testament. This one now is a new one which is the one we are celebrating.
62.        The book of 1 Corinthians chapter 5 verse 6 to 8. “Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump? Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us:
63.        Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.” KJV
64.        So we celebrate the feast not with wickedness, not with evil character, not with sin in our life, but with every sincerity and truth, we celebrate this feast. It is not celebrated anyhow.
65.        So, except you eat the flesh and drink the blood of the Son of Man, you have no life in you and His flesh is this Message now. That is the only thing that will take away wickedness, bad life, unclean habits from us and cause us to live for God
66.        So the Bible encourages us to approach this table and celebrate this feast with sincerity and truth. In other words before you come to the table, you can say you are now a sincere child of God. That I am a truthful child of God.
67.        I am saying that this is one of the ordinances the Lord established. The Lord established three ordinances for the Church to observe. The first one, every one of us here knows about it, which is baptism in the name of Christ our Lord.
68.        The second one is this one we are talking about now which is Communion. The Lord’s Supper which we celebrate. It started way back in Genesis, continued in the time of the law and the prophets. And the Lord Himself came down and instituted it in His own way.
69.        Saint Paul confirmed to be so in 1 Corinthians chapter 11 verse 23. “For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread:” KJV.
70.        Acts Chapter 2 verse 42. And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.”
71.        The Apostle confirmed that the Lord participated in this ceremony. And when the Lord went away, where we read is confirming that the Apostles and those that believed them continued in it the same way they received it, breaking their bread in prayers and continuing steadfastly in the teachings they received from God.
72.        That is why we also continued with that pattern. We are not following Roman Catholic pattern or the pattern of any denomination. There is no denomination on earth that celebrates it the same way we are celebrating it.  So, the Lord’s table or Communion is one of the important ordinances.
73.        2 Corinthians Chapter 13 verse 5. This is why, because it is a serious matter, the Lord always tells His people to examine themselves.
74.        You must always examine your life as a child of God not because of the communion, but because you do not know the day the Lord is coming.
75.        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?”Amen.