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GATI Orientation Camp
News
24 January 2016
GATI
Orientation
Camp
Morning Devotion
PIC:Rev. Esther & Amos
Date
26/1 (Tues)
27/1 (Wed)
28/1 (Thurs)
29/1 (Fri)
Books
Esther
Esther
Esther
Esther
Chapter
7
8
9
10
Words from Senior Pastor
Essence of Sunday Sermon
Grace upon Grace
Following & Pruning, Becoming the Overcomer
Exodus 33
During
the past weekend, accompanied with
some of our M12 members, attended the BOL
Kuching Church Dedication Ceremony with Rev.
Joshua Cheung & Wife. It was a Church Dedication
event filled with joy and good fellowship, akin to a
family gathering, involving representatives from
Mother Church, first and second generation
daughter churches.
◎Rev. Esther Kong
1. Protection through grace (Exodus 33:1-11)
Israelites sinned against God and worshipped the golden calf. Although God did not destroy them, He did not let them enter the Promised Land. He only sent His messenger there. Messenger represents
God’s power. Israelites’ sins caused them to lose God’s presence, and
only God’s power remained with them. This is a sign of disaster, because without God’s presence, everything is meaningless.
Moses represented the leaders to meet God in the tent of meeting
outside their camp. The Israelites repented in humility. Tent of
meeting is where God meets His people. It is a place where we pray.
When we sin, we must repent in prayers.
Seated at the gathering hall, viewing their church
building (Bol Kuching) process, I was somewhat
stirred by memories of the days of GA land purchase and its subsequent
church building, realizing the common similarity – faith in obeying God’s
revelation to move on with church building work. I felt keenly then that
God was preparing us to enter our 2nd phase church building project,
and the timing was being made surer. 2016 is an important year of preparations for building. I believe the Lord will accomplish His work based
on the measure of faith we have before we get to complete the work.
God is fair and permit anyone who willingly follows, believes and draws
close to Him to experience His miracle.
2. Grace upon intercession (Exodus 33:12-23)
A. Shaking God's hand by intercession (Exodus 33:12-13)
Moses pleaded God and reminded God that He knows Moses by
name and He knows the people’s weaknesses. If God’s presence
does not go with them, Moses would rather waste his life away.
Moses grabs hold of God, pleading with God not to give up on His
own people. Leaders need to intercede for the people so that God
will be gracious towards them once again.
Many things worthy of our thanksgiving happened during this trip. I discerned God’s promotion and favor, being shown favor and honored,
given the honor alongside Rev. Joshua
to bless 611 Kuching first & second
generation daughter churches, to rekindle and encourage that fire of life in
others, is truly an anointing from only
the Lord. During lunch, Rev. Anton Cruz
made it a point to release a revelation
he received for us, saying he saw in me a spiritual pregnancy, that I
should pray much, seeking deeper into God’s Will on what needs to be
accomplished.
The word “pleased” appears 5 times (Exodus 33:12, 13, 16, 17).
“Mercy” is the original word for “pleased” and it appears twice
(Exodus 33:19). Altogether this root word appears 7 times and it
shows the continuous reappearing of God’s grace. God’s heart will
be softened as the leader intercedes and the people repent.
B. Soften God's heart (Exodus 33:14-15)
Moses wants God to lead them and not just being with them. He
pleaded for God’s mercy unashamedly. As leaders, we need to intercede with such attitude.
C. Release upon Shabbat (Exodus 33:16-17)
When God’s presence is with our ministry, it will be a Sabbatical
ministry. According to the truth, the Israelites must be destroyed.
However, God’s love supersedes the truth, and thus the Israelites
escaped death. God even changed His mind and go with the Israelites. In this way, God shows Moses that he is blessed and therefore
Moses receives Shabbat.
Upon return from Kuching our Morning Devotion fell on Esther 5, which
showed us that what came from “fast & pray” was God extending His
golden scepter of grace to Queen Esther, and the need for the
“tomorrow” kairos. I felt, for a number of days, God was about to reveal
to us something momentous will yet take place, taking cue from the time
of prophetic word of Rev. Anton Cruz being released on 16th January
2016, ten months later will be our 12th Church Anniversary. I am convinced of new things to be happening then!
3. Release upon rest (Exodus 33:18-23)
A. Greatly blessed due to humility (Exodus 33:18-20)
Moses asked God to show His glory as confirmation of God granting
His request. No one can see God face to face for those who see Him
shall perish. However, God granted Moses this impossible request.
He is determined to show His grace and mercy towards Moses.
When we humbly pray according to the grace of God, God will be
gracious, grace upon grace; and mercy, mercy upon mercy.
After the church dedication service, Rev. Joshua and wife, Rev. Jason and
wife, Rev. David Ling and wife and both of us proceeded to a retreat (3
days 2 nights). During that retreat, we looked
at needed changes, new horizon and break
through; and also discerned certain new directions that the LORD had revealed; but the
most precious thing being the sweet communion we experienced through relational
break through. By way of the “Inside Out” emotional analysis, we could
understand more relating to the importance of emotional aspects in
relationship, that good and stable interpersonal relationships are key to
successes in many areas of life. Willingness to receive continuous pruning in life prepares us to become steady overcomers. May the LORD prepare our Co-workers, Cell Leaders and all brothers and sisters to be such
overcomers. ■
B. Know God more (Exodus 33:21-23)
Hand is the power of God, and it represents the Holy Spirit. God
used power to cover Moses, preventing His glory from destroying
Moses so that Moses can eventually see His glory from His back.
Moses saw God’s glory with his naked eyes, as well as experiencing
God’s love and mercy. God is a gracious God. Those who are willing
to repent in humility like Moses can experience God’s glory, love
and mercy.■【This sermon message was delivered on Jan 10,
2016. Edited by Sec. of editors】
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Pastoral Zone — Announcement
Announcements
Pastoral Zone’s Service Schedule
GA611 Welcomes You
A very warm welcome to our new friends, brothers and sisters who
are here in GA for the first time. May God personally bless you, fill
you greatly with His love, joy and peace, and grant you abundant life.
We also welcome brothers and sisters to attend any of our cell
groups so that we may grow up together in the Lord. You are cordially invited for a cup of tea at the Reception Hall, which is open every
Sunday at 10:30~11:00am. GA611 once welcomes you, FOREVER
welcomes you!
Sun
Wed
1. Entry to Prophetic Shofar Teaching & Practice by Ps. Joseph Sitoh,
31/1 (Sun), 11am-1pm, D.H/ Kebar, RM10 (1 class).
Sat
The prophetic shofar is the spiritual weapon which God is raising up
once again. God through the shofar sound to remind and alert believers and His people. There are biblical situations, places and corporate
shofar prophetic actions that brought different results, to prepare us
even as we await the return of the LORD.
Enquiries: Co-worker Carine Chiam
2. GA Training Institute Daytime Class and Night Open Meeting “The Issachar Anointing”, by Ps. Jenny Lee, 18-19/2 (Thurs - Fri), Dataran Hamodal (Daytime Class), Tabernacle (Open Meeting).
Fee: RM40 (Before 7/2), RM60 (8/2 onwards), RM70 (Walk-in)
Enquiries: sis. Sheryl Koh
18/2 (Tues)
19/2 (Fri)
Daytime Class
(10am)
Daytime Class
(10am)
Open Meeting
(8pm)
Open Meeting
(8pm)
20/2 (Sat)
Time
8:30,
11am
8:30,
11am
11:00am
Venue
P.I.C
Adult Service
Tabernacle
Rev. Esther Kong
GA Star kids
D. Hamodal
Ps. Sarah Chang
Happy Olive
MPH
Ps. Christina Chu
MPH
IP. Irene Koh
Machpelah
Ps. Ezra Lee
Machpelah
Sis. Lois Yong
Rose of Sharon
(Ladies)
Cedar Pastoral
10:30am
Zone (Elders)
New Spirit
3:00pm
Worship
10:30am
3:00pm
Naoith
Kebar
Ps. Sarah Chang
3:00pm
GA Uni
Hepzibah
IP. Elijah Ooi
4:00pm
GA Youth
MPH
Ps. Ezekiel Chong
5:00pm
English
Worship
Hephzibah
Ps. David Thien
Ps. Charlotte Tsen
7:00pm
Cheras
Blessed Land
Cheras
Ps. Ezra Lee
Cheras Blessed
Land contact
details
21/2 (Sun)
Zone
Sunday Service
(8:30am, 11am)
Rev. Esther Kong
Address: 36B, Jln Mutiara Barat Raya, Tmn Mutiara Barat,
56000 KL.
Tel: 016-2204071
Person In Charge Of The Ministries
Open Meeting
(5pm)
Ministry
P.I.C
Ministry
P.I.C
H&D
Sis. Ruth C
Church Planting
Rev. Philip C
Power
Ministry
IP. Elijah O
MG12
Prayer Dept.
Ps. Sarah C
P&W
IP. Helen F
Wedding
Ps. Sarah C
New comers
Sis. Jeremie L
Wake Service
Ps. Ezra L
Usher
IP. Irene K
Media/Website
Ps. Ezekiel C
A) Please proceed to the service counter after service to collect the
Tithe Envelope. The registration number remains the same.
Baptism/
Counselor
Sis. Victoria C
PA/Lightning
Ps. Ezekiel C
B) Brothers and sisters who have yet to offer tithe or tithe regularly
are encouraged to register themselves at the service counter.
GATI/MLI
Ps. David T
Video
Bro. Ong Lay Hoe
Equip. Center
Sis. Tirzah C
Photograph
IP. Clement L
Cleaning Team
Sis. Ruth L
PowerPoint
Sis. Dorcas C
Venue
Bro. Barry S
Publication
Sis. Carine C
Traffic
Bro. Michael T
Translator
Sis. Carine C
BOL Station
IP. Irene K
Interpreter
Sis. Jessie H
3. “Bring the whole tithe into my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord
Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven
and pour out so much blessing that you will not have room enough
for it.” (Malachi 3:10) Tithe is the key to a blessed life. Let’s us participate in tithe offering, so that the window of heaven full of blessing and
prosperity can be opened for us.
4. Brothers and sisters are encouraged to get a “VIP Card” at the Information Counter. Be committed to pray and proclaim miracles for the
VIPs and that all will come to Jesus.
5. BOL Asia Conference-International Marketplace Conference 3 (2016),
5/5 - 7/5 (Thu - Sat), Hong Kong Airport - Asia World Expo.
Early bird promotion, limited seats, first come first serve!
No. of seat: MLI student - 20 seats, Bro & Sis - limited 20 seats
Closing Date: 31/1 (Sun).
Enquiries: sis. Sheryl Koh
Miao Pu 8 Blessing
Theme on 30 Jan : Miao Pu 8 Blessing Graduation
See you at N.S.W, every Sat, 3-5pm, Dataran Hamodal.
1. Rev. Hanson Fan’s meeting, 8-10/3 (Tues - Thurs).
2. Sunday services guest speaker: Ps. Chris Child, 12-13/3 (Sat - Sun)
3
A Heart that Loves Each Other
Prayer Focus
Materials for this week’s altar building:
“May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and  Intercede for the salvation of the non-believers that are written on
our VIP card. Ask God to send gospel angels to touch them.
for everyone else, just as ours does for you. May he strengthen your

Ask God to cover our church’s steering committee and grant them
hearts so that you will be blameless and holy in the presence of our God
wisdom and revelation to lead the church towards God’s will.
and Father when our Lord Jesus comes with all his holy ones. ” (1 Thessalonians 3: 12-13 )
3. Daughter Churches
 Pray for all daughter churches to be united, let them love each other
1. The Holy Land
and rise up more disciples to sustain the church.
 Pray especially for the safety of the Jews from Ukraine, India, France
and Ethiopia who are returning to the Holy Land.
 Pray for the salvation of the Jews, ask God to shower the Holy Land 4. Nation
 Intercede for Malaysia’s politics and economy. Ask God to be grawith His Holy Spirit.
cious and merciful upon our country.
2. Church
 Ask God to grant us an expanding heart to love each other as well as 5. Individual
others. May our hearts be strengthened, holy and blameless.
 Ask the Holy Spirit to pour our Abba Father’s love into our hearts.
Mission and Church Planting Budget for GA611 Daughter Churches
(May 2015 - April 2016)
Cheque payable to: GA611
Bread of Life Centre. For those
who wish to get the offerings
receipt, kindly get it from the
reception counter on the 2nd
week of the month with co
worker Hoon Lin.
The following are the various
accounts with their purposes:-
Budget
1. Public Bank 3-13317-3103 :
Offerings, Tithes, Bread Of Life
Station & Miscellaneous
RM400,000
2. Public Bank 3-13317-3334 :
Only for Land, Building Project
& Tabernacle
Offering Received
RM137,938.30
3. Maybank 5-12334-30127-6 :
GA Education & Equipping
Dept & GATI
Online Fund Transfer:
A. Indicate your offering number and type of offering in the “recipient
reference”.
B. Please provide the receipt to us by using the ready envelope and
offer into the offering bag.
11 - 17/1/2016 Attendance & Offering Report
Services
Attd
Sun Adults 1
320
Sun Adults 2
271
Sat Adults 3
Cedar Service
New Spirit Worship
Rose of Sharon
Cell Attd Offering
E. Devotion
70
Prayer of last
Com- week
bined
MG12
40
Open Cell
73
2
12
3
21
65
Com- No. of salvation in this
bined week
Tithe
31,085.80
Cash
7,119.85
PT
0.00
50.00
221
Israel
Thanksgiving
1
Mission
360.00
Cheras Blessed
Land
33
Accumulated no. of
Salvation in 2016
25
GA Youth
46
Accumulated no. of
baptisee in 2016
5
GA Star Kids 2
65
GA Star Kids 2
93
Naoith
16
Happy Olive
18
GA Uni
33
Total
RM
Total
1,008
50.00
38,665.65
Live broadcast of Evening Devotion / Morning
Devotion changed to livestream.
Enquiries: co-worker Dorcas Choong
Prayer Meeting Schedule
P.I.C. : IP. Elijah Ooi 03-79567709
Morning Devotion: 7:30-9am
Day
Time
2nd Tues
10.30am 12:30pm
Every Wed
Evening Devotion: 3 - 4:30pm
Prayer Slot
Elderly
P. I. C.
Ps. Ezra Lee
2016 Equipping Centre Season 1 Courses
Only for bro & sis of GA611 BOL.
1pm - 3pm Rose of Sharon
Sis. Jessica Tee
3-4pm
Holy Land
IP. Irene Koh
Every Thurs
11am 1pm
City, Church & Families Sis. Grace Tang
Every Fri
11pm 1am
Nazarite Altar
IP. Elijah Ooi
1st Sat
7:30pm 9:30pm
Youth
IP. Clement Lee
1st & 3rd Sat
11am 1pm
The Tabernacle of David
C/W Carine Chiam
2nd & 4th
Sat
6am - 8am
Nation & Holy Land
Sis. Florence Ho/
C/W Asaph Wong
Courses
Lead
Teacher
Venue: D. Hamodal
Date
Attendant
25th
Growing Towards Maturity
GA
Teachers
Team
17, 24, 31/1;
21, 28/2
(Sun)
11:15am
Completed <New>
or <EC>
3 in 1 Power
Ministry Intensive Training
GA
Teachers
Team
See registration form
Completed <GTM>
&<AOC>
*<New>: New Believer, <EC> : Encounter Camp, <GTM> : Growing Towards Maturity,
<AOC> : Army of Christ, <PI>: Prophetic I
* Walk in registration is not acceptable, except for replacement class.