Sunday, January 1, 2017

Saturday 31st December 2016 - Cross Over Night

Title - Parasites

Teacher:- Pastor Paul Orimolusi

Main Text:- Matthew 15.13

A parasite is an organism that lives in another organism, called the host, and often harms it.  

Spiritual Implications of parasite
1) To take the life of God out of us

2) They make you grow lean instead of growing in grace 2 Pet 3.18

3) Aim at cutting you off the vine John 15.6

Spiritual Implications of parasite
4) To take one's soul John 10.10

What are these parasites?
1. Bad Habits (e.g drunkeness, smoking, untamed tongues, uncontrolled appetite)

2. Ungodly relationships - 2 Cor 6.14

3. Unfriendly Friends Numbers 22:15-17

4. Sicknesses & Diseases

5. Impersonating Spirits

Activities of Parasite
- Sucks life out of a person

Areas in our lives that would be tested
1) Our love for God

2) Our Patience Hosea 12.6
i) in waiting on God's promises without grumbling
ii) our patience with others

3) Prompt obedience Deut 28:1-13
it may include waking up to intercede at night, fasting etc.

4) Witnessing (talking about Jesus to others)

5) Giving (Generosity)

6) Our Faithfulness (Loyalty) to God

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