The Word Made Visible

John 1:14 —  Aramaic — “And the Word became visible and pitched His tent among us.”

Visible – Unveiled, revealed

Luke 4;18 (Passion)   

1. Weak made strong; the poor brought hope; freedom to the brokenhearted; the sick and the lame healed;  insight to the blind

Jubilee — Freedom from debt

Luke 24:13-15 (NKJV)

Paradox – Something that initially appears to be inconsistent.

Paradox – Can take on a totally different meaning and appearance when seen from a different viewing platform.

1 Corinthians 2:9-10 (NEB)

Luke 24:25 (Passion)  “Why are you so thick-headed?”

Luke 24:27 (Passion)  – The Word unveiled through scripture Jesus in the OT — Concealed  Jesus in the NT —  Revealed

Matthew 24:35  – The Word is eternal and the foundation of the Church.

Lectico Divina – Holy Reading

Visio Divina  – Holy Seeing

Emmaus  – “Earnest Longings”  – Root  – “Warm Springs/Bath”

Proverbs 4:21-22 (Passion)  – His unwrapped words impart true life and radiant health.

Psalms 119:25 KJV) – “Quicken thou me according to thy word.”

1 John 3:2 (Passion)

Phaneroo (GRK) – Appearing literally  

Parousia (GRK) – Appearing gradually (unveiling through revelation)

The Waterfall Of Forgiveness

The Waterfall Of Forgiveness

by Pastor Roy Esposto

Isaiah 58:12
Romans 8:1-2
1 John 1:9
Hebrews 4:16

N.T. Confession — About becoming TRUE people

Penance – is a restorative blessing, not a payment

1 John 1:7 — Walk in the light not according to the light.
Colossians 3:1-2 (Passion) — His resurrection is our resurrection too!

1 John 1 — spoken to the Gnostics who were unbelievers
1 John 2 — spoken to believers — “My dear little children — “

2 Corinthians 5:14 — “The love of Christ constrains (CONTROLS) me–”

"His love keeps us in the light b/c He IS the LIGHT!  --- PR

Romans 8:35-39 — NOTHING can separate us from His love.

1 John 1:7 — “Cleanses” — a present and continuous action.

1 Corinthians 11:27-30 — an “unworthy manner”
— not the state of sin but of not discerning that Jesus has borne our judgment already.

Holy Communion — the REMEDY we need for our sin.

Matthew 9:2-7 — paralytic man — “Your sins are forgiven — rise and walk”
— Faith from forgiveness.

“Repairers of the Breach” – have to LIVE the Good News in order to dispel the effects of the “Bad News!”

Isaiah 49:8-9 (NKJV & Amp) — “Come to the LIght of the Sun (SON) of Righteousness”

Isaiah 58:5-12 (AMP)

Changing The Viewpoint

Changing The Viewpoint

by Pastor Roy Esposito

Luke 8:17-18 (Passion)   —  “Pay attention to your hearts.”
“How you see things will determine what you see.”  — PR
— The “mind of Christ” — the potential to make the opaque clear.
1 Corinthians 13:13:12 (Message)

The Three Primary Powers

1. Reasoning minds 2. Emotions 3. Will

The Two Secondary Powers

1. Imagination 2. Sensuality

“The success of the journey toward regaining oneness with God will be determined by the merit of one’s focus.”
“The contours and worth of the journey will depend on the object of one’s heart’s concentration:  what the soul is looking at and the point from which it’s looked at;– from below, within or above.”   — PR

Colossians 3:1-2 (Passion)
2 Corinthians 10:3-5 (Passion)

“Spiritual Weapons” — are only able to be engaged when we surrender our control to them.
Romans 8:1 — No condemnation for those “IN CHRIST.”
“In Christ”  — infers to be  “IN TRUTH”

John n 4: 21, 23-24

Frances Frangapane  — “Our Christian experience must expand until our faith in Jesus and love for Him becomes a lightning rod for His Presence.

“Don’t be afraid to ask —
1. Am I growing closer to Him?
2. Growing in love or just trying to protect myself?
3. Listening and obeying the inner voice of His Spirit?
4. More patient, kind. peaceful, merciful?

2 Corinthians 13:5 (Message)
James 4:7-8  — “Divine Arithmetic”  —  Subtract the worldly and add the heavenly

Subtract the things that make your spirit opaque.  —
Add the power that’s greater than that which is subtracted:
1. The love of Jesus that’s stronger than any natural desire or fear.
2. The grace of God that’s greater than the power of any sin.

Psalm 121 (Passion)

New Seed

New Seed

by Pastor Marie Esposito

It’s a new day!
Pray Psalm 92:10
Psalm 92:12-14
Psalm 35:5 They looked unto Him and were lightened ‘ brightened, enlightened, radiant] and their faces were not ashamed
His Word to me:
The New Seed is My Word which does not return  void- but accomplishes what I have sent it to do.
the anointed fresh Word comes from the heavens and has to be sown in the earth
my response to what the Lord has spoken to me:
1 Peter 1:23, 25
Isaiah 55:2b-3
What is your expression to Him when you come to the altar of God?
What do you celebrate in your life?
Have you imprinted His Word on your heart? Psalm 103:18-22
Consider the celebration of first fruits
Matthew 6:33
Matthew 13:31
Mustard Tree
His incorruptible Seed has MASSIVE POTENTIAL TO GROW
Galatians 6:9
Specific word of comparison to me from God
so consider what the Seed of God will do implanted in us will do.
It is an incorruptible Seed.
We need to sow Seed for the future, as we activate His sustenance in our own lives and in the lives of those around us. Sow Seed into blessings for the future with the Word of God that does not return void.
Isaiah 55:6-13
Isaiah 58:12- RCF new Seed  new Vision
Pray Psalm 92:10
Psalm 92:12-14
2 Corinthians 2:14

Summoned By Love

Summoned By Love

by Pastor Roy Esposito

Belief – An opinion deduced from an intellectual process.  A “Soul Event”
Faith – Trust in a person or thing – A “Spirit Gift and Fruit” –  1 Corinthians 12:9; Galatians 5:22
Hebrews 12:24 – Jesus the “Spiritual Singularity” and completion of Faith
1 Corinthians 13:13  – Faith – Hope – Love
  1. Trust steadily in God
  2. Hope unswervingly
  3. Love extravagantly

Hebrews 11:1 – Faith – a confirmation and a proof of things yet to be seen

Hebrews 11:6 – Without faith, we can’t be pleasing to God

A Second Summoning – To experience a deeper intimacy with God
1 John 4:8 – God IS love!
Luke 15:11-32 – Prodigal Son/ Loving Father
Ephesians 6:15   The “shoes of peace” that walk in the assurance of God’s love
John 8:1-11
Faith allows us to Hope – to take the chance of being “chumped”!
“Our Viewpoint creates our View”
Matthew 25:40 – “Whatever you do to the least of my brethren, that you do unto Me also.”
Carl Jung – “What if you discover that the least of Jesus’ brethren is YOU?”
John 15:12 – “Love others as I have loved you.”
Ephesians  3:18-20 (Passion)
Holiness  is paradoxical – Above and immersed
Matthew 22:35-40 – The greatest commandments 
  1. A  summons to total immersion in God’s love
  2. The standard for loving others is how well you love yourself
Procrastination / Fear of failure – A sin against love.
Fear – The Enemy of Love – Love IS the perfection of Faith
1 John 4:18 – ” There is no fear in Love. Perfect Love casts out fear for fear has torment.”