Prayer Meditation #95
December 23, 2017. 7:00-7:15 A.M. USA. NIGERIA 1:00-1:15 P.M. #95
THE LORD JESUS CAME AS LIGHT, TO MAKE US SEE. Part.5.
“Once more Jesus addressed the crowd. He said, I am the Light of the world. He who follows Me will not be walking in the dark, but will have the Light which is Life.” (John.8:12; Amplified Bible)
2.A. He Came To Make Us See Our Three True Spiritual Names, That We May Bear Them.
LEMUEL – BETHEL – EMMANUEL. INTRODUCTION
As we celebrate the birth of the Lord Jesus, it is very important we do our utmost to look at Him with rapt attention, that we may see what He came as Light into our world of darkness, to enable us see. It is foolish assumption to think we see what we are not looking at.
For there to be true accomplishment in any endeavor on earth, understanding is fundamental and crucial. For millenniums, lack of understanding of God’s vision for man, as encapsulated in the book of Genesis chapter 1, verses 26 to 28, has militated against the accomplishment of his purpose for man’s presence on earth. Even after two thousand years plus of the coming of the Lord Jesus, God’s Son, as Light into this world of darkness to enable mankind understand and bear their true spiritual names, as spiritual beings from a spiritual Father, multitude still grope in darkness.
It is great disaster to live without understanding from God’s word perspective, who you really are, in terms of your Identity, Destiny and Inheritance. Man’s inability to know and understand, whose he is, who he is, what he is on earth for, and what he has been given by his Creator, is the root cause of the confusion and the evils that abound in our world.
After over forty years of searching, and researching from God’s word as a disciple of the Lord Jesus, I was amazed to discover that God’s Son, the Lord Jesus, as a man on earth, understood and bore the three true spiritual names of all men – Lemuel, Bethel and Emmanuel.
Simply put, Lemuel means God’s Own, that which belongs to God for his use as his property. (Proverbs.31:1-2, 3-5).
Bethel means God’s House, the dwelling place of the immortal King of glory, who is the Bread of life. (Genesis.28:10-16, 17-19).
Emmanuel means God’s Presence. (Matthew.1:23-25).
Great blessing it is, to understand and believe that as believers in the Lord Jesus, who are called to be Sons to our heavenly Father, we are God’s Own (Lemuel), God’s House (Bethel), and God’s Presence (Emmanuel), in our Father’s creation, for the sacred and unique privilege of expressing his heavenly image, likeness, dominion, glory and fullness; the aforesaid is intended to make earth and heaven one, and usher God’s fullness into his creation, which is his original conception that will not be aborted.
Scripture References: Genesis.1:1-4, 26-27, 28; Matthew.13:19; Proverbs.3:13-18; 4:5-9; Isaiah.51:1-3-8; 62:1-2-12; Ezekiel.48:29-35; 1John.4:1-3, 17; 5:20-21; Revelation.2:17; 3:10-12; 14:1-5; 22:1-4; Ephesians.1:9-10, 17-23.
PRAYER POINTS: 1. Father, in your mercy cause us to look and see our three true spiritual names, Lemuel, Bethel and Emmanuel, that the Lord Jesus came as Light to enable us see. 2. Father, grant in your love that as we celebrate the birth of your Son, who came as Light to show us our Identity, Destiny and Inheritance, we shall not continue in darkness. 3. Father, grant that through your intervention, the leaders and the led in your Church, GTGIM, LaRed, GEI, GPS, and all faith based Bodies, shall be enabled to look and see clearly, our three true names that the Lord Jesus came as Light to enable us see and bear.
4. Father, through your wonder working power, cause times and seasons to change, for what you sent your Son into the world as Light to do, to be perfectly done in your Name. 5. Grant Father, that spiritual and literal orphans, widows, prisoners, internally Displaced persons, e.t.c. experience the deliverance and blessings you have given them through the coming of your Son as Light, to enable them see. 6. Father, may your Light of Truth given to mankind through the coming of the Lord Jesus, shine over all forms of darkness, and swallow up all forms of captivity, in your Name. 7. Father, may there be no end to your government of peace in Jerusalem and all nations of the earth, as you have purposed, in your most excellent Name.
In His love, James Oyeyemi.