God Has Secrets | 11.13.22 | Sunday AM | On Fire Christian Church

God Has Secrets

1. Before the foundation of the world the Lords plan was to replace the 1/3 of heavens angels who fell with Lucifer with a people who would be purchased with His own blood. Those people would then have a special relationship with God and be different the all other people on the planet!

    1. “But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; who once were not a people but are now the people of God, who had not obtained mercy but now have obtained mercy.” I Peter‬ ‭2‬:‭9‬-‭10‬ ‭NKJV‬‬‬‬‬‬
    2. “Therefore say to the children of Israel: ‘I am the Lord; I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, I will rescue you from their bondage, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great judgments. I will take you as My people, and I will be your God. Then you shall know that I am the Lord your God who brings you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.” Exodus‬ ‭6‬:‭6‬-‭7‬ ‭NKJV‬‬‬‬‬‬
    3. “And I will sanctify My great name, which has been profaned among the nations, which you have profaned in their midst; and the nations shall know that I am the Lord,” says the Lord God, “when I am hallowed in you before their eyes. For I will take you from among the nations, gather you out of all countries, and bring you into your own land. Then I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean; I will cleanse you from all your filthiness and from all your idols. I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. I will put My Spirit within you and cause you to walk in My statutes, and you will keep My judgments and do them. Then you shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers; you shall be My people, and I will be your God.” Ezekiel‬ ‭36‬:‭23‬-‭28‬ ‭NKJV‬‬‬‬
    4. Dwell in a secret place only known to the recipient

2. “He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” Psalms‬ ‭91‬:‭1‬ ‭NKJV‬‬‬‬‬

      1. Secret place!- Kept hidden from knowledge or view; concealed. Not expressed; inward. Given to keeping one’s thoughts and activities unknown to others; secretive.
      2. Does God have secrets?
        1. Matthew 13:11 Jesus answered them, “To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been granted
        2. Deuteronomy 29:29 “The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of this law
        3. Colossians 1:26 “that is, the mystery which has been hidden from the past ages and generations, but has now been manifested to His saints”
        4. Luke 8:10 And He said, “To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest it is in parables, so that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand
      1. There are conditions to His secrets!
      2. Psalm 25:14 The secret of the Lord is for those who fear Him, and He will make them know His covenant.
        1. To those who walk in obedience to the Lord
        2. “He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” Psalms‬ ‭91‬:‭1‬ ‭NKJV‬‬‬‬‬

3. Dwells-To live as a resident; reside. To exist in a given place or state. To fasten one’s attention on something, especially moodily or persistently: synonym: brood.

4. There a many secrets the Lord wants to reveal to His obedient children. One is the secret place of His presence

    1. The secret place is for those who fear Him, walk in obedience and long for that place. Dwell. A track record of pursuing of resting of delighting! Years of obedient pursuit through thick and thin!
    2. “Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth— For your love is better than wine. Because of the fragrance of your good ointments, Your name is ointment poured forth; Therefore the virgins love you. Draw me away! We will run after you. The king has brought me into his chambers.” Song of Solomon‬ ‭1‬:‭2 ‬NKJV‬‬‬‬
    3. Intimacy

5. The reward of dwelling in the secret place

    1. Psalm 91 you shall abide under His shadow
    2. Abide-to remain in a place
    3. ““I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit. You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you. Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me. “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing. If anyone does not abide in Me, he is cast out as a branch and is withered; and they gather them and throw them into the fire, and they are burned. If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you. By this My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit; so you will be My disciples.” John‬ ‭15‬:‭1‬-‭8‬ ‭‬‬‬‬

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