by Pastor Roy Esposito
James 1:2-4(Message) “…let it (the challenges) do its work, so you become MATURE and well-developed, not deficient in any way.”
Daniel 11:32b – “The people who know their God will be STRONG and carry out GREAT EXPLOITS.”
1 Kings 3:9 – Solomon asks God for an “Understanding Heart.”
Spirit – PNEUMA – The Breath or Wind of the Spirit “Let the Spirit BREATHE LIFE into all my choices.”
Orthodoxy – Proper Belief Orthopraxy – proper Practice of those beliefs
Orthocardia – practicing with the proper HEART (1 John 4:8)
“As I allow my trials and challenges to shake me and awaken me, I’m refocused. I learn to TRUST God’s love for me, and I gain maturity. Here, the Mysteries start to become unveiled and unraveled, and I see from an elevated viewing platform.”– PR
“Praying from behind.” – AFTER something happens
“Praying from an elevated platform” – Praying with Prophetic Insight inspired and empowered by the FAITH of the Son of God.
Galatians 2:20(KJV, TPT) “…I live by the faith OF the Son of God.”
Colossians 1:27 – ”Christ WITHIN…” – Jesus’ faith LIVES in me!
Exodus 3:1-4 “Burning Bush” – Moses had a simple faith
Faith will ACTIVATE the promises of God. It is the doorway to REVELATION
Keys: ASK – SEEK – KNOCK – Wait patiently
Luke 24:49 – Wait in Jerusalem for the power on high
Acts 2:5-13 – The kingdom age starts with a dramatic demonstration and revelation of Mystery.
Questions asked then and now:
1.” What does this mean?”
2.“What must we do?”
“What does each event I experience mean, and what should my reaction to it be?
“The degree to which we are able to answer these questions with the proper ORTHOCARDIA will determine the influence we will have over the circumstances we’ll encounter.” – PR
Mark 4:26-29 Jesus will return when the CROP is mature
We serve a God who granted Solomon his wish.
1 Samuel 3:7-11 – “Speak Lord, Your servant is listening.”