Prayer Meditation #99
January 20, 2018. 7:00-7:15 A.M. USA. NIGERIA 1:00-1:15 P.M. #99
THE LORD JESUS CAME AS LIGHT, TO MAKE US SEE. Part.9.
“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.E. He Came To Make Us See Our Three True Spiritual Names, That We May Bear Them. LEMUEL – BETHEL – EMMANUEL.
LEMUEL – God’s Own.
“Then Jehoida made a covenant between himself, all the people, and the king, that they should be the Lord’s people”. (2Chronicles.23:16)
In this scripture reference, Jehoiada the Priest made a covenant between himself, the Israelites and their king, to be God’s people indeed and in truth, that is, Lemuel – “God’s Own”. One may ask, why was it necessary for the Israelites, their Priest and King to covenant with God to be his people? The answer is simple, assumption. Their God and Owner was taken for granted; they went into Baal worship because they had no knowledge and understanding of the covenant relationship their God, Owner and Husband established with their ancestors to love and worship Him alone. (2Chronicles.23:17; Jeremiah.2:4-8; 3:14; Exodus.20:1-6; Hosea.4:1-6; Matthew.4:8-10, 11)
Our three true spiritual names, Lemuel, Bethel and Emmanuel, reveals three important sign posts in the journey of life. The first, which is Lemuel – “God’s Own”, is when you discover and realize in your spirit, that through the sacrifice of the Lord Jesus, you have not only been forgiven of your sins, but that you have also been purchased to be God’s property exclusively, for His Business or Mission of expressing Himself through your entirety. His precious blood shed for our forgiveness and redemption, could be likened to dowry paid for us to become His
Bride, and be bearers of His most excellent Name that is above all names, his glory inclusive. The true awareness and consciousness is not in us yet, that self, men and life-less creation, is not the primary and major reason for man’s creation. The image, likeness, dominion, glory and fullness of the immortal God, is the primary and major reason or purpose for man’s creation and salvation through the great sacrifice of the Lord Jesus. The aforesaid, is what the Lord Jesus came into this world as Light, to make mankind to see, for which sake He did not live for self or the world, but for His Father’s expression with His “All”. It is true that what He came as Light to make men see, is still not comprehended and believed by many. Until we discover the first sign post, which is that we are God’s own exclusively Lemuel, and start life’s journey from there, we shall not get to the place of true recovery, which is the second sign post, Bethel – “God’s House”. (Genesis.1:26-28; Exodus.4:22-23; Numbers.3:40-45; Hebrews.1:1-4; 3:1-2; 12:1-2; John.1:1-4-10-13; Revelation.5:1-6-10-12-14)
PRAYER POINTS: 1. Father, cause us to know that true life’s journey starts when we discover that we are created and redeemed to be exclusively your property, for the manifestation of yourself – Lemuel. 2. Father, cause us to see clearly that our willingness to be Lemuel, that is, “God’s own”, in truth and indeed, is our upliftment or exaltation above all evils in creation. 3. Father, cause us to see clearly that it is impossible for us to refuse to be truly your property, and equally have, experience and manifest your image, likeness, dominion and glory as the Lord Jesus did. 4. Father, visit the leaders and saints in your Church on earth, to enable us see that all creatures in all realms of your creation, have acknowledged your ownership over all things, and have also declared you worthy of “All”, as the Lord Jesus did, that we may do same. (Revelation.5:1-6-10-12-14; John.1:16-17; 17:10; Romans.11:35-36) 5. Father, in your most excellent Name, cause new things that shall demonstrate your love and faithfulness, to be done in this new year, in the leaders of your Church, GTGIM, LaRed, GPS, GEI and all Faith based Ministries, for your glory.