We overlooked God’s Invitation When Thousands of Friend Requests Come

1 Samuel 17:33

And Saul said to David, “You are not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him; for you are a youth, and he a man of war from his youth.”

Notes from Dr. #TomMolina’s preaching at the Youth Outdoor yesterday.

– The devil, your body, & the world will tell you that you’re just a youth

– We cannot allow this reasoning to limit us doing anything for God

– Your obedience is first to God and next to your parents

– There is something in you that God will use, to make you become mighty men and women of God

– Let the power of God have His free reign in your life…

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When I was a youth I’ve never attended youth camps nor even invited. I believe I was busy downloading top 40 music ranked by billboard or learning photoshop and blogging, and yeah movie marathons. Wanting to be DJ on the radio which I believe was the coolest job.

This is the first youth outdoor I attended and I invited my cousin Christopher to join me all the way from Bicol. I asked me him, when the pastor laid hands on you in the open field what happened? He said his knees were shaking and he cannot stop himself to fall in the ground. He doesn’t understand what just happened and I told him the Holy Ghost power came upon him… Baptism with the Holy Ghost came for no reason or will remain an experience for us. It is for the empowerment to win souls and demonstrate the power of God.

I agree with pastor, my prayer is that all these young people will allow God to have a free reign in their lives, not K-pop, not K-drama, bf/gf relationship, world music or even mobile/pc games. No idols in short. No one is stopping you to do the things that you want, the church is not here to control you. But to rebuke us, to correct, and teach us.

God gave us the gift of free will and that is amazing, because we don’t want to be controlled by anyone. Controlling people are suffocating amen? God is merciful, He is full of grace and compassion. He wants to connect with us and is patiently waits for us to “add Him as friend” to make Him family. We overlooked His request, thousands of friend requests come, thousands of activities to join, thousands of idle minutes wasted for nothing.

We overlooked God’s invitation.

Adults are not exempted to that. First Samuel chapter 17 verse 33 is right “we are not able to go against” bigger things— doing it on our own yes, but with God anything is possible.

Remember, God has more for you than what this world could offer. I challenge you to invest in eternity. Allow God to use you to preach the gospel and demonstrate His power with manifestations of healings and miracles.

Thank you for reading. God bless you!

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NLTC Batch 10

Last night I went to the graduation of New Life Training Center – Sta. Rosa Batch 10 they had a play/skit which I am excited telling you about the conclusion of their local and foreign missions. During the 9-month training they had two local missions in Catbalogan and Davao (which we become a part of). Their foreign missions was in Laos 🇱🇦 and Thailand 🇹🇭 I wish I could show you the footage but for the safety of our missionaries living abroad I would rather tell you the story. They went to Laos March 13 and Arrived home March 20. The team leaders’ story was Filipinos in Laos were well respected and have a huge impact in their nation who then become part of their history. Wow I’m proud to be Filipino! They contributed in their society by becoming teachers of english language primarily. They bring the gospel through education. Children and adults are being reached. These missionaries have given their lives for the sake of the gospel regardless of getting paid or not. The team ministered to a church, people, and children. I believe in the prophecy that we are not anymore in the time that God will raise up another famous preachers but God will raise up His body, ordinary believers, the church itself to do great exploits!

My prayer is that we become intentional to come before God by allowing Him to use us… Not only through our giving but becoming intentional reaching the people, rich or poor and preach the gospel to them, pray healing for them, give exhortation to the weak, express the love of God, and whatever you think of… It all comes down to one Person our need to have Jesus in our lives and leading people to Christ. I want to challenge you to sign up and move in evangelism go to your pastors or small group leader and ask them how you can share the gospel to people.

I want to introduce you the beneficiaries of our fund raising campaign recently, Rovanne (left) and Stephany (right). Firstly we were raising funds for Rovanne but she wasn’t able to complete the mission fund, tha’s okay because all the proceeds went to her batch mate Stephany Lopez Arada isn’t it great to become a blessing to people? At the same time, the Lord also is blessing us more than what we sowed. Ate Annie have been volunteering to New Life ever since, I believe more or less 15 years and I’m only 3 years old in New Life. She works with our youth and campus ministry along with her husband, volunteering in Calamba, and all around Media woman (ate, video production was great btw). She wants to tell you these:

“Kr & Mission Partners, the Lord will surely bless your heart as you obey Him in supporting the mission! I am the recipient of your labor of love to the Lord and for the Lord! I will always be grateful and thankful to the Lord for your blessed life! You are all a big part of what the Lord had done in my life! I am giving all the honor to Him alone and also honoring your presence in my life in this journey! I praise and Thank God for you and I love you all!!! 😀😍” -Stephany

Thank you all so much for your continued support in the ministry the Lord has started in my life and for supporting the ministries of people I believe into. Thankful for NLTC Batch 10 for allowing us to partner and to my Senior Pastors who allowed me to do the campaign. I didn’t have the money to support but it was really the desire of my heart to support missionaries who are planted in a local church where I believe rich in spiritual gifts and fruits of the Spirit. I don’t want to yield in the limitation I have because after every encounter I have with God I receive word of wisdom coming from Him, that’s why this campaign became a success. All the glory to God alone.

It was never in my heart to go to all the nations, my thoughts and the desires were only for CALABARZON and the Philippines but I was rebuked by God through preachings that God didn’t want us to reach only Jerusalem but also, Judea, Samaria, and the ends of the earth (Acts 1:8). I’m believing God to join the foreign mission next year 2019 I am hoping for your continued support. We will go to Dubai!

Thank you so much! So blessed because of you. Thank you for allowing the grace of God to get activated in your life. Dear Partners, the Lord has just started, where only in the mid of this year. There will be breakthroughs as it breakthrough it will accelerate and you will praise God for it. I encourage you to PRESS IN in your prayers, don’t let go of it as long as it is in line with the word of God.

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Glory: Colors Bursting Through

What a great illustration of God’s glory. These colorful cloth being waved represents the Glory of God in many colors. As we were worshipping God I saw Joseph’s coat with many colors given to him by his father…

It was revealed to me that our heavenly Father he even clothe us with colorful coat just like Joseph’s and that is the glory of God, the challenges in his life made it more colorful and yet his faithfulness with God made him stand strong in any situation. The world notices the hand of the Lord in His life. God did not separated him from the world, he lived among them but there was a distinction, he was faithful with the God of Abraham. That color is bursting through him that made the world attracted to him, he is special in the sight of God and the hand of the Lord is upon him and the world acknowledged it and has given him favor to govern and much more.

I was also reminded after the flood God made a covenant to Noah that every time He sees a rainbow He will remember His covenant and will not flood mankind again.

We inherited thousands of years of promises coming into fulfillment in Christ.

God wanted to pour out His glory to His people but man has to be clean to receive it or else he will die.

Jesus was the solution and whoever believes in Him, His blood can make man and a woman holy to God.

It’s so beautiful to enjoy this gift of righteousness and holiness in Christ that we may enjoy being in the presence of God.

Jesus said come to Me and drink and you will never thirst again. God’s presence satisfies us and this is what we are long been looking for. Amazing Grace!

Firevolution 2017: Setting My World Ablaze

Firevolution is the yearly event of New Life Sta. Rosa I started attending since 2014 and now it’s my fourth year attending this revival meeting. This is a three-day event and I made it sure this year I would bring family, friends, and neighbors to experience what Firevolution is about. My mother, cousins, a friend, and a neighbor joined.

NOV 1: The first night, as the guest speaker is preaching nearly about to end his preaching I got filled with joy and laugh during the service it was the first time that it happened to me. During the ministerial as I was having an encounter with God filled me with the Holy Ghost, God gave me a word of knowledge and the Holy Spirit revealed “Great Joy” the Lord said “I have deposited great joy in you, you must not worry. Carry that joy in you to people, your city, and other cities.”

I remember as the event started its first night during worship, God reminded me how He transitioned my life. God showed me two pictures one was I was blowing cigarette smoke and drinking alcohol those late nights that I was so depressed that I had to drink so I can sleep. The other picture was God used my mouth to preach salvation, healings, and miracles. The guest speaker started to teach and preach and he mentioned that when every time we speak the gospel there is firepower comes out of our mouth. That’s exactly what the Lord showed me.

NOV 2: The second day, my cousin and friend joined us both of them never received the baptism of the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in tongues yet. I was blessed by the testimony of my friend Beth, she’s been a Christian since she was a child and it’s the first time that she got filled with the Holy Ghost and spoke in tongues and she told me that doesn’t know what to do to stop it because she was the last to get up from the floor after me. I was also filled with the wine of the Holy Ghost and could not stop laughing! Let me clear that up, the Holy Spirit is a perfect Gentleman He will not insist Himself to a person. The service ended at 11:30 pm and we got home by 12:30 am and we ate, and then we prayed. I encouraged Beth to use the gift of speaking in tongues she thought she lost it and was afraid why she couldn’t do it then eventually she spoke in tongues and we finished praying 2:30 in the morning. I was blessed to see her having an encounter with God to hear her testimonies.

NOV 3: The third night, I was asked to volunteer for the counselling this evening but I ended up to be a catcher to some people during the ministerial. But when Rev. George Thomas asked everyone standing to sit on the floor I went to the carpet in front of the stage. I was sitting at first and I laid down eventually and was filled by the Holy Ghost anointing to the overflowing. There’s so much anointing coming out from the sound of the drums that I believed I got delivered from something. My head was shaking from side to side, up and down, my feet and hands are paddling like I was swimming in the presence of God. There was a point that I felt like I was light as a feather where in reality I am 200 plus pounds, I get up and crawled I was attempting to run, our neighbor saw me and she said I stood up as fast as a lightning. This is what happened, I was so full of the Holy Ghost I felt very light and God took my hand and He was pulling me up to the heaven and then I tried to open my eyes it was dark and I shouted “God… God…” and the ushers stopped me. Thank God they stopped me because I would run over the people in the people on the floor if they didn’t. Clap clap to the ushers! I was in the state the I was so full of the joy the Lord I was so high under His presence and I couldn’t explain how it felt like it’s unexplainable. All I know is that I want to stay in that kind of presence for the rest of my life.

I was full of the Holy Spirit and yet I wanted more and we’re all surprised that our senior pastor announced that Firevolution is extended for another week for the first time, from November 7 to 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm. I will try to reach out to some of my friends and invite them. Hallelujah!

Great Wilderness

Deuteronomy 1:42

Deuteronomy 1:20

20 And I said to you, ‘You have come to the mountains of the Amorites, which the Lord our God is giving us. 21 Look, the Lord your God has set the land before you; go up and possess it, as the Lord God of your fathers has spoken to you; do not fear or be discouraged.’

God does not want us to get stuck long enough in our journey to see breakthroughs in our lives He wanted us to take His word and have it as our possession. His word will take us to the inheritance which He promised.

Ask yourself… What is my promised land? What is it that God wants me to possess? What is my Canaan?

People are different individuals and with different needs but it all sums up to one thing. Man wanted a prospered life regardless of its motives.

I asked God this morning, God, how do I become obedient to You? I don’t want to confuse my obedience to the Lordship of Jesus Christ. God reveals me that His grace enables me to submit to His commands and His commands point me to His Grace so that I may obey.

We cannot go up in a fight on our own we need God in the center of everything we do from smaller to greater things. We don’t want to wander many years like the Israelites because of disobedience. What I observed despite their disobedience God’s favor is upon them and they did not lack. I believe along the way God showed the Israelites the lands which He gave to the descendants of Esau and descendants of Lot. They were afraid of them Deut. 2:4. I believe Israelites have stronger armies both descendants of Esau and Lot are afraid of them. The difference with Israelites is both Esau and Lot fought against giants before they possessed their land and the Lord destroyed their enemies. God was about to do the same with Israel to fight with them but Israel relied on their own strength and become afraid to possess the land and accused God that He will destroy them Deut. 1:26-28.

Deuteronomy 2:20-22

20 (That was also regarded as a land of giants;[a] giants formerly dwelt there. But the Ammonites call them Zamzummim, 21 a people as great and numerous and tall as the Anakim. But the Lord destroyed them before them, and they dispossessed them and dwelt in their place, 22 just as He had done for the descendants of Esau, who dwelt in Seir, when He destroyed the Horites from before them. They dispossessed them and dwelt in their place, even to this day.

Despite Israel’s rebellion, He is gracious and merciful He blessed and prospered the Israelites to sufficiently provide for their food. He is a loving God and man has to realize that God is not playing games with men. We all go through seasons in our life that seems wandering in the wilderness but as we humble our selves to God and repent of our sins He is willing to forgive us, we might suffer consequences from our sins but as we acknowledge the Lord our God He is going to lead us, bless us and fight for us. God’s children have to make sure that they are on the right track with God or missed another opportunity to enter into the right timing to possess what God has promised. We should fully rely on God and walk in faith. When things don’t feel right or look right but when the Lord said Go we are ready to walk in that promise and He will destroy the enemies before us and if the case becomes too hard for us along the way He said to bring Him and He will hear.

Deuteronomy 1:17

17 You shall not show partiality in judgment; you shall hear the small as well as the great; you shall not be afraid in any man’s presence, for the judgment is God’s. The case that is too hard for you, bring to me, and I will hear it.’

LifeCon 2017: A Vision for Millenials 

I was there in front of the stage last night at Life Con 2017. Young people started jumping and shouting praising God. I asked God “Why am I here? This isn’t my generation” God said:

“These young people that step in to the altar call I gave them a heart to serve me in full time ministry. These young people are not only fired up when the music is up, they are also hungry and thirsty to hear from me, to listen actively when a preacher delivers my word. They are going to shake the nations. They are going to shake their generation and your generation. All generation I will use them to shake them to come to Me “the Desire of all nations”.

Then, I won’t stop crying in the middle of the crowd jumping, running from side to side. 

I found worship in the midst of praise and anointing was all over me, I cried and cried because the Lord is good. There’s so much love in His manifest presence that enveloped me. He is good! 

God is gonna’ bring influence to these young people so that the lost may be saved! Amen. 

Lost my key, Jesus gave us KEYS.

Lost my motorbike key at Waltermart Sta Rosa parking. I found out I left it in the bike. Good thing the security guard saw it and took it to the mall’s lost and found. I have no idea where I lost it searched my bag and went back to church wasn’t there. But I wasn’t worried there was so much joy and peace in my heart. I asked myself why does this happened? There has to be a purpose. Just awhile ago I was in the floor knocked out by the power of God.

God spoke to me in that encounter and I will share a little the Spirit of the Lord said “in your ministry many backsliders will draw back to me, I have given you lips that are sweet they cannot and won’t resist the gospel when you begin to speak”. Hallelujah! God let it be so for Your glory.

While still drunk in the Holy Ghost. I asked both the security guards if they die they knew if they’d go to heaven and said no. I believe God orchestrated this evening to get people saved. I wanted to give him a reward but I had no money, so I told them I have something to share after it I asked if they want to receive God’s gift of salvation, Jesus. Led them to prayer.

I believe that event could be special that I had to go through that. I lost my key and found it. But the Lord Jesus’ purpose was to hand them over the key that the devil stolen to man. When Jesus was dead for three days He went to hell and it cannot hold Him, He defeated sin, death, and satan’s control over our life. The key, or the authority was given back to us.

Happy Resurrection Sunday! Let us demonstrate resurrection power the Lord endued us. Praise God!

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