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Preparation for divine visitation

By Pastor Lazarus Muoka
18 July 2021   |   3:08 am
A great event is ahead of us and we need to understand that before we can be visited, we must be prepared. Remember that God is not a man and He deserves the first place in your life, not second place because He is holy and He is faithful.

Pastor Lazarus Muoka (left) in handshake with Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Zone 2, Johnson Kokumo during the AIG’s visit to the headquarters Church of the Lord’s Chosen in Ijesha, Lagos

Exo. 1910-16 says, 10 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go unto the people, and sanctify them today and tomorrow, and let them wash their clothes, And be ready against the third day: for the third day the LORD will come down in the sight of all the people upon mount Sinai…”

A great event is ahead of us and we need to understand that before we can be visited, we must be prepared. Remember that God is not a man and He deserves the first place in your life, not second place because He is holy and He is faithful. An unholy or unrighteous person cannot see or follow Him.

Take note that all those who are not interested in being saved or delivered will not be saved. They will not be visited or blessed by God, which is why we must sanctify ourselves and be prepared. We must approach Him with all our mind and soul.

Jeremiah 29:13-14 says, “And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart. 14 And I will be found of you, saith the LORD: and I will turn away your captivity, and I will gather you from all the nations, and from all the places whither I have driven you, saith the LORD; and I will bring you again into the place whence I caused you to be carried away captive.

It is only when you have prepared yourself for God that He will answer you. He will save you, deliver you and bless you. You have to understand that no one is equal to God, be it the President, the Minister or the Prime Minister. Even the richest people in the world cannot be compared with God. If you can keep appointment with the rich people of this world, you must also endeavour to keep appointment with God. This is the time to stand up for this God, so that those that are His will be blessed. Do not give God the second place in your life, and that is why He says in Matt 6:33, “Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you.” Everything about Him is “first.” Therefore, prepare to meet Him.

We must ensure that nothing stands between us and God. There must be no atom of unrighteousness, be it insincerity or unfaithfulness.
1st Peter 1:15-16 says, “But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.
God wants us to be holy in all areas of life. We must be holy in thoughts, in words, in actions and dispositions. We should be holy inwardly and outwardly.
Hebrews 12:14 says, “Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:”
Therefore, let us endeavour to amend our ways and maintain peace and holiness, without which no eyes shall see the Lord. Meeting God requires holiness.

Amos 3:3 confirms this thus: “Can two walk together, except they be agreed”?
Habakkuk 1:13 says, “Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity.”
We must understand that God is pure. This is the reason He does not favour or bless those whom He sees sin or iniquity in them. When we are holy, we are prepared to meet God, Who will grant us healing, breakthrough and deliverance.

This is the time to show how prepared we are to meet God. We should involve others in our quest to meet God. We should tell others about Jesus, bring them to the knowledge of God, and He Who sees how serious we are, will bless us.
We have to reach out to others and God will reach out to us.

Mark 16:15 says, “And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.”
Luke 9:1 says, “Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases.”

Jesus commissioned them and they went without looking back and did great exploits. You have to tell others about Jesus and God will heal them.

Remember, we should engage in morning and evening cries. Ensure that you do this in the buses within and outside the state. Give invitation to all the people you meet. Make sure you invite all to come. The people of old obeyed and were blessed.

I don’t know what you are passing through, but I want to assure you that the Lord will come in His glory and power and all your sorrows will be turned to joy.

The Lord is holy, so we should ensure holiness, so that He will visit and bless us. Remember that God is of purer eyes to behold evil. He is the King of kings, the Almighty God, Our Father, Who lives in heaven and He is meeting you today to bless you.

You should know the time of your visitation, i.e. you must know that the Almighty God is visiting you. He is mighty to save, to deliver, to heal, to provide and able to do all things. You must know that the One visiting us is the All-Powerful God, Who does not lack any resource to do anything. He has the power to create and dissolve. He is the Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the Only Wise God, the One that has the power to recreate you.

He is the One visiting you today. The Lord of hosts that makes impossibility possible and makes a way where there is none. It is our time of visitation and we must be prepared to ensure maximum blessings.

Maybe, as you are reading this message, you have not surrendered your life to Christ. What are you still waiting for? There is no more time, you should repent and give your life to Jesus Christ. Accept Him in your heart as your Lord and Personal Saviour.

Romans 3:23 says, “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God”;
Romans 6:1-2 says, “What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
2God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein”?
And in Romans 6:23 it says, “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”

You cannot continue in sin, Christ has paid the price for sin.
John 3:3 says, “Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

John 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”

In John 14:6, the Bible says, “Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” It is only through Jesus Christ you can be reconciled with God and can have access to Him. You must surrender to Jesus today and repent of every known and unknown sin. As you do that, the Lord will show you mercy.

I pray that you will repent and amend your ways today, so that you will never spend your eternity in hell fire in Jesus name. Amen.

The Bible says in Proverbs 28:13 says, “He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.”Please, repent today and mercy will be shown unto you in Jesus name. Amen.

Testimony Of The Lord’s Doing
Premature Death Is Not For The Chosen
MY name is Sister Ngozi Hyacinth. Standing with me is Brother Israel Onyeka, my younger brother. I reside at Ile-iwe Bus Stop Ikotun Egbe, Lagos. I joined The Chosen fully in 2008. I thank God for making my family and I Chosen.

My testimony is on behalf of my younger brother standing next to me. On the evening of March 16, 2021, my brother called me and told me to pray for him, that he was in a big problem. He told me that he went to the village with some of our relatives that came back from Indonesia. They were having problem with the people they were staying with there. So, they travelled to the village to reconcile. In the course of the reconciliation, there erupted a big fight. As the fight went on, somebody fell, which made everyone present at the scene to flee. Although we were born and brought up in Delta State, we are not that familiar with the village, so my brother didn’t know his way around. He couldn’t run and was the only person standing, while others ran for cover, so he was apprehended and arrested. They took him to the Igwe, who handed him over to the police. They took the guy that fell to the hospital. I asked my brother the name of the guy that fell, so that l could pray for him. H told me his name was Ekene. So, I sent an SMS to our beloved Daddy G.O. In it, I wrote that my brother was involved in a fight and someone had fallen, and I did not want the man to die, as this would make them jail my brother. The next day, I woke up in the morning and narrated the whole story to my elder sister, who was with me in the house. I told her that I was having a bad feeling that they would take my brother to the police station and kill him. She asked why I should say such. I replied that I didn’t know, but that that was the strange feeling I was having. She asked if there was any Chosen branch around, and I said yes.

Since my branch was around the area, we went there and laid on the altar, begging the Lord to show us mercy. I reminded Him of the testimonies I had heard in this ministry. I beseeched God to have mercy on my brother, who must not die. I made a vow at the altar, and promised God that if He saved my brother, I would prevail on him to serve God.

I sowed a seed at that altar and we went home. Upon getting home, I called my uncle that was at that station to transfer the case from that village (Anam in Anambra West L.G.A, Anambra State) to Awka or Kirikiri Onitsha. When he got there, the police told him that my brother had been taken away. They said the guys came and took him away with the handcuff on his hands. He asked where they took my brother. The policeman said he didn’t know, that my brother was taken to an unknown place. We started making phone calls, and one of my younger brothers said: “Auntie, they have killed Israel.” I asked him to repeat what he said, which he did. He said they had posted his pictures on a WhatsApp group, as the man that fell had died at the hospital died, which was why they came after Israel, took him away from the prison and brought him to an unknown bush and killed him. While he was in the bush, nobody knew where he was. Indeed, everybody thought he was dead and really, he was dead but God intervened. The men assaulting him were of the opinion that he was dead and so they ran away. Eventually, he was found and taken to two hospitals, where they rejected him. Then, he was taken to Unizik Teaching Hospital in Awka. All this while, he had been in coma since March 17,, 2021 till April 2, 2021. According to him, while he was in coma, he was living in our General Pastor’s house in the spirit realm.

April 2 was the day he regained consciousness. He said on that particular day, the angel of the G.O told him, “Come to Ijesha, I will bless and favour you.” And he is here today. Praise the Lord! My brother is alive again! May the name of the Lord be glorified!

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