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Jesus is Lord

on Feb 9, 2019 in Word | 0 comments

Some scriptures declaring Jesus is God our Lord:   Scriptures before the Resurrection of Jesus   1. Jesus declares Himself being equal with God the Father   “Therefore whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also confess before My Father who is in heaven.  But whoever denies Me before men, him I will also deny before My Father who is in heaven.” Matthew 10:32‭-‬33   “My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.  And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand.  My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of My Father’s hand.  I and My Father are one.” John 10:27‭-‬30   “If I do not do the works of My Father, do not believe Me;  but if I do, though you do not believe Me, believe the works, that you may know and believe  that the...

My sheep hear My voice 2

on Jun 13, 2022 in 2022 | 0 comments

My sheep hear My voice 2 by Ivan Ho   7 Jun 2022   My sheep hear My voice 1   Jesus is all knowing, nothing escapes His knowledge, nothing catches Him by surprise. So why, when the woman with the issue of blood touched His garment, Jesus asked her: Who touched My garment? Why did Jesus ask the blind man: What do you want Me to do for you? After all, It was pretty obvious that the blind man wanted to see. And why would Jesus say: Depart from me, I never knew you? You see, Jesus is looking to communicate with man and that’s why He came from heaven to earth. Our relationship with God is not a one way top down relationship, but rather a mutual relationship made possible by Jesus. Everyone of us has a personal responsibility to seek after God, to actively hear His voice and to respond to Jesus as He speaks. Jesus broke the barrier of sin between man and God by dying on the...

My sheep hear My voice

on Jun 2, 2022 in 2022 | 0 comments

My sheep hear My voice by Ivan Ho 2 June 2022 Now it was the Feast of Dedication in Jerusalem, and it was winter. And Jesus walked in the temple, in Solomon’s porch. Then the Jews surrounded Him and said to Him, “How long do You keep us in doubt? If You are the Christ, tell us plainly.” Jesus answered them, “I told you, and you do not believe. The works that I do in My Father’s name, they bear witness of Me. But you do not believe, because you are not of My sheep, as I said to you. My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand.”John 10:22‭-‬28 NKJV   This story of Jesus’s encounter with the Jews reveals a very important truth that applies to us today: Going to church and observing religious traditions and practices do not make us disciples of Jesus....

The hidden dangers of spiritual manipulation

on May 24, 2022 in 2022 | 0 comments

The hidden dangers of spiritual manipulation by Ivan Ho 24 May 2022   Spiritual deception and manipulation comes from lack of discernment of the body. When a person fails to follow and obey the Spirit of God, he or she is open to follow other spirits. When the person is not connected with God the Father through Jesus Christ, he looks for a father figure from spiritual authorities as substitutes. That’s why Jesus says: “Do not call anyone on earth father (or mother)… there is only one Father who is in heaven”, meaning that we should not look for a spiritual guru as substitute for the Father in heaven. Not that God is doing away with spiritual fathers but He is aware of people becoming emotionally and spiritually dependent on “spiritual” figures instead of God Himself. Many people who become dependent on people in positions of authority are easily...

Separating light from darkness

on May 22, 2022 in 2022 | 0 comments

Separating Light from Darkness by Ivan Ho 22 May 2022   In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.Genesis 1:1‭-‬4 KJV   When God creates the world, He divides light from darkness. That is the physical world. In the spirit world, there is the Kingdom of light that is separate from the kingdom of darkness. The two worlds have no fellowship with each other, the two worlds don’t mix with each other. When we compromise with the devil, we are already kept in his kingdom. The devil always offers us something from his side just like he offered Jesus something to try to keep Him under his...

Overcoming temptation by the word of God

on May 22, 2022 in 2022 | 0 comments

Overcoming temptation by the Word of God by Ivan Ho 3 May 2022   The first temptation of Satan to Jesus was to turn stone into bread. He said to Jesus: “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become bread.” Some believers think that because Christ is in them, they can do whatever they want, and that sadly includes what the devil tempts them to do. They think that God has the power to do anything and so can they because “I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength”. So they go ahead and do things that God has not told them to do, in order to proof their identity in Christ. In so doing, they have fallen into the devil’s trap. Some people spend their whole life trying to do spectacular things in order to proof to the devil that God is with them. Mind you, our identity in Christ is not governed by what we do. We are who we are by...

Word of Life

on May 11, 2022 in 2022 | 0 comments

  Word of Life by Ivan Ho    11 May 2022   The word of life is in the word of God. When God said to Adam: “Eat this, don’t eat that..”, God gave Adam and Eve the word of life. The do and don’t are both the word of life. “Of every tree in the garden you may freely eat, BUT if you eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil, you will surely die”. The word of death came from the mouth of the devil who tempted Eve to disobey God by eating from the tree that was forbidden by God. Eve was led by her soulish desires and was led astray. Not only that, she led her husband to death as well by preaching to him a false gospel. Eve was deceived because she followed the advice from the deceiver. Adam wasn’t deceived because Eve didn’t set out to deceive her husband. The woman genuinely believed that she was offering something positive and...