Chosen

A King Without A Kingdom, Pastor Phil Sessa And Pastor Boaz Olang

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1Samuel 16:1-13, “1 The LORD said to Samuel, “How long will you mourn for Saul, since I have rejected him as king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and be on your way; I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem. I have chosen one of his sons to be king.” …12 So he sent and had him brought in. He was ruddy, with a fine appearance and handsome features. Then the LORD said, “Rise and anoint him; he is the one. 13, “So Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the presence of his brothers, and from that day on the Spirit of the LORD came upon David in power. Samuel then went to Ramah”

Can you imagine if one were a king, but had no kingdom? This is where David found himself for a time, when he was first anointed to be the King of Israel. Read the rest of this entry »

Divine Movement, Part 2of2, Pastor Phil Sessa

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“Then the LORD said to Noah, “Come into the ark, you and all your household, because I have seen that you are righteous before Me in this generation…So those that entered, male and female of all flesh, went in as God had commanded him; and the LORD shut him in.” (Gen 7:1, 16).

In Divine Movement part one, we looked at how God moved Mary and Joseph from Nazareth to Bethlehem that the Scripture might be fulfilled, “But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of you shall come forth to Me the One to be Ruler in Israel, whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting (Micah 5:2).” God moved the earthly parents of Christ to carry out God’s Divine plan for Christ. I recently received a touching testimony from someone that shared that she believes at this time that God is divinely moving her to a new location which seems, untimely, senseless, and difficult. Read the rest of this entry »