The True Freedom – Kemerdekaan Yang Sejati
‘Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed.” (John 8:36)
Miracle Day’s topic this time is still in the spirit of Indonesia’s National Independence Day celebration. Today’s message will be talking about how important it is for us to live in the freedom that comes from Jesus Christ instead of the temporary ones that come from this world.
The service was delivered by God’s servants in Marketplace from such a diverse industries and professions. Today service was brought by Yohanes Silaen (Finance Industry), Yusuf Demmasonek (Police Department), Megasari Sipahutar (Design Interior Company), Betania Mangkey (Chemical Industry) and Jeannie Abrahams (F&B Industry).
“Salvation is our true Freedom that can only comes from the Lord”
Yohanes Silaen starts with a prayer and a scripture taken from 2 Corinthians 3:17. This passage tells there is freedom when there is the Spirit of the Lord. We often drawn to have freedom financially or physically, but one thing we need to understand is that true freedom only comes from the Lord.
All the things in this world that presumably can give us freedom such as money, influence and position, are just temporary. On the contrary God has provided us the true freedom that last eternally, and that is our salvation. The inquiry of our salvation through Jesus Christ can be acquired when we confess with our mouth that Jesus is God, and believe in our heart that the heavenly Father had raised Him from the dead according to Romans 10:9-10. We need to be saved.
Yusuf Demmasonek continues to lead the congregation with a prayer of salvation, to be reborn in Christ. His love for us is indisputable for He had willing to die on the cross, taking our position in order for us to receive everlasting life (John 3:16). An invitation was also given to those who want to be respond to the calling of God to be His witness.
“Have faith in Jesus”
The service continues by Megasari Siphutar the message of God, about how Jesus heals a woman who had been subject to bleeding for twelve consecutive years. She had suffered a great deal under the care of many doctors and had spent all she had, yet instead of getting better she grew worse. However, her faith in Jesus draws her closer to Jesus and allows her to receive miracle healing from God.
Betania Mangkey proceed the service by praying for sick, bringing to mind for the congregation that Jesus is able to do whatever we believe Him to do. As this live stream was occurring, we received prayer requests through our call center and many came to Jesus Christ and received healing.
As believers of Christ we ought to pray without ceasing. The service continues with prayer of intercession lead by Yusuf Demmasonek and Betania Mangkey, for the well being of Indonesia, particularly in handling pandemic challenges that had never been seen before in world history.
Concluding the service, the congregation was encouraged to be a blessing for their local Christian office fellowship and to comply with government regulation in effort to put an end for this pandemic, and as well a closing prayer brought by Jeannie Abrahams. We bring all praise and glory to Jesus Christ who had saved and healed many lives today. Amen.