Pastor Sydney encourages us to engage with the Lord and His word. Take the word and work it. Taste and see that the Lord is good. If we don’t know what the word says, we can’t stand on it. Problem of the church today is how we start measuring or equating the anointing by our feelings. The anointing is Jesus, the anointing is the Holy Spirit. Pastor Sydney read out of 1 John 2:20 and 1 John 2:27. Your heart determines what you would receive from the word. Romans 12:2, be continuous action. We are still in the ministry and not in our own, Hebrews 4:12. If you don’t love the word, it’s not true for you. We are to think God thoughts and not flesh thoughts. The only way we will get the of knowledge, Colossians 3:9-10. We are to become word minded. Pastor Sydney read from John 15:7. He mentioned that our brain is not our mind. Our word becomes His words. What will come out is God’s word over the situation but, you have to stay in His word. It’s important to have his heartbeat on the issue. Declare His love over your situation, 1 Peter 1:2. Pastor Sydney read from Ephesians 6, it is His grace and Him helping you. In verse Ephesians 6:17, the helmet of salvation protects your mind. The offensive weapon is the sword is how you advance. You do your part in staying in His word, the victory is yours. Why does He say be alert? The tendency of our flesh is to fall asleep. Persevere don’t stop, be alert in His word. Blessed assurance Heaven on Earth err of salvation.
Pastor Jen Ropp mentioned that God doesn’t take the tithe. It’s an option. You don’t have to choose to be a part of God’s blessing. Luke 6:38, you don’t believe the scripture if you think God to be the taker.