Please note the words in that Scripture as it is coming. I hear you say - O Brother, why are you doing this to me? God is looking for people that will risk their lives for Him in our time… Let it not be that He is preparing someone who is at the point of death in the hospital bed to come and replace you…. The time is early enough to ask God for mercy and for Him to revive His walk in your life. There is darkness about your character! Is there no darkness - some cloudy thing, some shady thing - some shadow about how you have been doing the work? God Bless you Search for: Search Archives Archives. Follow me as we now look at chapter 1 of the Epistle of John starting from verse 5. It is important to note, that this kind of foundation is not regarded as a church.
His main strengths are preaching and evangelism. Have you not played so much with the opportunities God has given you? Lets check the Williams Translation of the Bible. But how can we hear such when the only thing we teach them is about how to be rich and how to suspect detect enemies? But brother, I know that God will never leave Africa this way! Can you say you are walking in fellowship with Him and your life is not straightforward? He is an itinerant preacher who moves from one denomination to another on invitation. If as we are listening to the Word of God here today you discover that your life is not straightforward, the contract you are doing is not straightforward, your relationship with your wife is not correct, why dont you bow down and repent right now? Is your life completely revealed, completely manifested under the light of the Word of God? I hope God is not looking at you from heaven now and regretting why He did not let those people that died of accident to replace you since you are useless to Him on earth… Many in the hospital now, with few days to live are begging and crying, if God can give them a little more time, that they will preach this gospel under the rain and sun… And they mean it… Brother, you that is healthy, what will God be saying about you when He sees that they are begging you to go to church? Those are the kind of testimonies we were hearing everyday in the days of our fathers that we want to be hearing again in our time… But alas, here is Ichabod! Not so much is known about his life. Is there no darkness about the way you say you have been praying and people are falling down? This is scary… But it is a serious matter! Oh it is so painful today that several brothers, several Christians, several Prophets, several Prophetesses, several Evangelists - that it is only when they die that we begin to discover terrible things that they have covered. Bow your head right now and say - Jesus, dont let me run in vain, dont let me deceive men, dont let men deceive me! What was the message that was preached unto the early believers? The message that we heard from Him from the beginning is that God is Light.
I would like to pick our discussion from that verse 3 today as the Lord moves us on. Please report any download difficulties or broken download link you encountered to the Admin using the direct Whatsapp contact link at the bottom of this page. Why do you hate me so much? He opened the blind eyes… He interrupted funerals and raised the dead back to life… Is He not enough to tell people about? Bro Gbile Akanni, as he is popularly called is one of the ministers in Nigeria which God has used to bring revival into the land through his Holiness messages that reveals the life of Christ to believers. He holds an inter-denominational fellowship which attracts Christians of all backgrounds. You can do this by reconciling your ways with God, and consistently depend on His grace to live a holy uncompromising Life. Several of you listening to me today are very good church members but the Pastor does not know everything about your life! His Yes is always Yes and His No is always No! You husband listening to me - Does your wife know everything about you? We praise the Lord for the privilege He has given us to come your way once more.
The days we are in is terrible… God knows and that is why He is raising an army that will stand to defend the gospel that was handed over to us, even if they have to lose everything for it… That young man came back from the missions field, after a year, and later joined the Bible school… Became a pastor and God used him to win communities for Jesus… Before my eyes, I saw God using him to sack evil spirits out from villages… His name became a terror in that area, to the point that deities began to complain about how his presence in the community had rendered them powerless… Halaluya! This is not the time to keep quiet… This is not the time to care about who likes or hates you… If there is a time to beg for pulpit, soldier, it is not in a time like this! Sometimes you say you are going to Lagos and then you face Ilorin. Oh Sister, it is time to take our Christian life to another level…. And I want to ask you - Have you really encountered God who is light in Whom there is no darkness at all? The issue now is are you laboring, are you walking in order to be in that fellowship? That is to say that in God there is no darkness at all! Who lives in Gboko is a teacher of the Word. The ministry is trans-denominational and reaches into every strata of the nation. Does she know all the money that comes in? You are a big Preacher now!! The Bible says the message we heard from Jesus was that God is Light and that in Him there is no darkness at all - there is no here and there with God, there is no shadow of turning - there is no hide and seek with God. It says - This then is the message which we have heard of Him.
There is nothing that can be hidden; there is nothing that you would be ashamed of. While we now study, we need to begin to find out what was the instruction and what was the Word of God that they believed? Gbile Akanni heads up a ministry, Living Seed, centred in Gboko, Nigeria and is committed to turning believers into disciples. Gbile Akanni is a Nigerian Preacher, author and renowned teacher of the Word. Some of you listening to me now are on the pulpit, there are some dark corners in your life, there are areas of your life that even your wife knows nothing about! That if anybody wants to relate with God in fellowship if anybody says - Look I belong to Jesus, I belong to God, I have been saved, I have been born again - one of the first things to notice about that man is that he himself has to become light! I need to put this to you my dear brother, my dear sister! If you put on light, light will point out everything, every contour, every mark, every scratch on the surface. You need to be prepared for His coming as this can happen any time, if death does not precede it for you.
There are many things that are unknown about you. Prayer: Father we honour You once more for this privilege of looking into the Living oracles to set the path of our feet on the right course, the path that our Elders have trod. Due to his intense schedule of trips from one denomination to another, he books his trips several months prior to the actual dates of the visits. Now what does that mean? I wonder what message did you hear from the beginning! Brother, if this is the generation that will usher in a move of God in our days, then, those who have not forgotten what they saw in the church in the 80s and 90s must not keep quiet in a time like this… The greatest hindrance of revival in our time is not Islam… The pulpit in our time is the greatest enemy of the expected move of God in our days… If not for the decline of truth on the pulpits in our time, long ago, we would have seen what we saw in the days of our fathers… And now we are blaming Muslim fanatics, who are defending with their lives what they believe in… When else are we going to see young men from our churches, after hearing our messages, getting so angry in the spirit that they make up their minds to convert 10 Muslims to Christianity every month month? If you say you are in the light and you walk in the light then we have fellowship with the Father? That God, unto Whom we have come to walk with, unto Whom we have come to share fellowship with, is Light. If you guard against these things, your fasting will be perfect.
His authoritative teaching is deeply challenging and life-changing and he has deep desire to see a mighty visitation of God in these crucial times. What kind of message are you placing your life on? Eph 5:11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. When will you be done with hiding from your friends when you want to speak in tongues, so that they will not laugh at you? He will get hold of witches and wizards… And those arm robbers on the highways, He will Clean them up and fill them up with Himself and use them mightily in this end time… Yes, if those who came out from Bible schools are now using their certificates to raise only funds, God will bypass them and use those who has not gone to Bible schools… This is the most critical time since the world began… Islam is preparing to take over nations,… They are putting funds together which they will use to buy churches and pay their staff off… Brother, in few years from now, if there is no genuine revival, many of our members today would have become Muslims… You will see many pastors who will convert their churches into mosques, for a huge financial reward… That time is not far… Has it not even started? I am tired of hearing testimonies of miracle jobs some of our ladies slept with company directors to get… I am tired of seeing car dedications my brothers used fraudulent businesses to buy… When are we going to start dedicating converted souls on our Sunday mornings? I want you to note that! Gbile is widely seen as one of the most powerful pastors in Nigeria. Many Christians from all over the world gather in his congregation. Are you truly in fellowship with Him? Is there no darkness about your activity? One thing you know about light is that light is transparent.
Brother, why are you ashamed of identifying with the Man who is the hope of the whole world? I ask you - Are you in the light? In this regard, I do not know who your father is. Eph 5:13 But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light. I cannot reconcile the kind of Christian life you are living now, this your life that has a lot of cloud and a lot of confusion, and a lot of crookedness and unstraightforwardness is not lining-up with a life that has had contact with God Who is light and in Whom there is no darkness at all. That is very interesting - that God is Light and in Him there is no darkness at all. Now one of the reasons that we need to pay attention to these Guideposts is because the fellowship unto which God is calling us - and truly that fellowship is with the Father and with the Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, that fellowship is with all the believers all over the ages, all over the world; regardless of their tongue, regardless of their culture, regardless of their upbringing and regardless of their civilisation. There will be nothing you will discover about him and he will be ashamed about! One property of light is that light is not ashamed of its work; light has nothing to hide! Lets see how the Amplified Bible puts it. Now when you look at that verse 3 from the New International Version of the Bible, it says 1Jn 1:3 We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us.