Friday, January 29, 2010
To Cassandra Lai My Beautiful Wife ..... on Our Wedding Anniversary
If you could look into my heart, you'd see all the Wonderful things you are to me ...
.... and all the Thoughts I don't say often enough about our LOVE, our home, and our happiness...
If you could look into my heart,
You'd know you mean the world to me -
And you'd know all the reasons why I LOVE YOU so much.
" HAPPY ANNIVERSARY "
Sweet wedding anniversary at Silverpark, Fraser Hill Malaysia
Kisses and hugs,
from your Darling
Benjamin Liu Shy Ping
Book of Proverbs 8
11 For wisdom is better than rubies,
And all the things one may desire cannot be compared with her.
12 I, wisdom, dwell with prudence,
And find out knowledge and discretion.
13 The fear of the LORD is to hate evil;
Pride and arrogance and the evil way
And the perverse mouth I hate.
14 Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom;
I am understanding, I have strength.
15 By me kings reign, And rules decree justice.
16 By me princes rule, and nobles,
All the judges of the earth.
17 I LOVE those who LOVE ME,
And those who seek ME diligently will find ME.
18 Riches and honor are with ME,
Enduring riches and righteousness.
19 My fruit is better than gold,
Yes, than fine gold.
20 I traverse (walk about on) the way of righteousness,
In the midst of the paths of justice.
21 That I may cause those who LOVE ME to inherit wealth,
That I may fill their treasuries.
Book of Proverbs 6
16 These six things the LORD hates,
Yes, seven are an abomination to HIM :
17 A proud look,
A lying tongue,
Hands that shed innocent blood,
18 A heart that devises wicked plans,
Feet that are swift in running to evil,
19 A false witness who speaks lies,
And one who sows discord among brethren.
Book of Proverbs 30
15 The leech has two daughters - Give and Give !
There are three things that are never satisfied,
Four never say, "Enough !"
16 The grave, the barren womb,
The earth that is not satisfied with water -
And the fire never says, "Enough !"
18 There are three things which are too wonderful for me,
Yes, four which I do not understand :
19 The way of an eagle in the air,
The way of a serpent on a rock,
The way of a ship in the midst of the sea,
And the way of a man with a virgin.(NKJV)
19 The way of an eagle in the sky,
The way of a serpent on a rock,
The way of a ship on the high seas,
And the way of a man with a maiden. (Revised Standard Version)
21 For three things the earth is perturbed,
Yes, for four it cannot bear up :
22 For a servant when he reigns,
A fool when he is filled with food,
23 A hateful woman when she is married,
And a maidservant who succeeds her mistress.
24 There are four things which are little on the earth,
But they are exceedingly wise:
25 The ants are a people not strong,
Yet they prepare their food in the summer;
26 The rock badgers are a feeble folk,
Yet they make their homes in the crags;
27 The locusts have no king,
Yet they all advance in ranks;
28 The spider skillfully grasps with its hands,
And it is in kings' palaces. (NKJV)
28 The lizard you can take in your hands,
Yet it is in kings' palaces. (Revised Standard Version)
29 There are three things which are majestic in pace,
Yes, four which are stately in walk:
30 A lion which is mighty among beasts and does not turn away from any;
A male goat also,
And a king whose troops are with him.
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Messages to all nations, says the Lord " May the God of peace....equip you with everything good for doing His will.... " Hebrews 13:20,21
" ... Fear God and keep His commandments, for this is the whole duty of man." Ecclesiastes 12 :13
Book of Isaiah 25:7,8 .....ON THIS MOUNTAIN HE WILL DESTROY THE SHROUD THAT ENFOLDS ALL PEOPLES, THE SHEET THAT COVERS ALL NATIONS; HE WILL SWALLOW UP DEATH FOREVER ....
Amen , amen, all GLORY onto You.
"Blessed are THOSE who hunger and thirst for RIGHTEOUSNESS, for they will be filled.", Matthew 5:6
Stay being Bless,
Apostolic Prophetic minister,
Sunday, January 24, 2010
Biography Of Cassandra Lai
Birth date : 14th of June 1969 ( One month after May 13 event of Malaysia)
Family information :
Father's name Lai Tin Yun ( Hakka ) married mother Saw May Lan ( Hokkian ) both are Chinese and gave birth a baby girl named Lai Fun Tze, having two more younger sister named Lai Pay Tze and Lai Yuen Tze who grew up in a large family relation. Surrounded by love in a large, extended family of parents, grandparents, 6 aunts and 6 uncles(mum's side) and 6 more uncles from father's side plus many siblings of more than 100.
Lifetime accomplishments :
Love singing, dancing and drawings since young but lost touch after enter to secondary busy schooling life. Learn to play piano during childhood until Form 5. Pursued her tertiary study in Melbourne, Australia. Spent few years in Hollywood,L.A. (USA) working while doing management and organization study.
Cassandra is a self taught artist, drawing portraits of people, animals, plants and flowers. Painting with water colors.
Major events of life :
At age of 29 on year 2000, after accepted Jesus into her life as Lord and savior. Cassandra started to restored back all her talents in music and singing due to falling in love with Jesus through praise and worship. She also started to take part in singing competition organized by All Saints Church, Cheras, Kajang, Malaysia. Beginning to learn vocal by listening to Christian Cd's and cassettes at home. In 2005, met with her husband Benjamin Liu Shy Ping ( a vocal teacher, artist and prophetic minister ) in a home cell group in Ampang. Under a few months of intensive vocal training, Cassandra started to expend her talent in singing and her voice start shooting up to high Soprano. She was singing in World Peace event 2005 at Time Square, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Cassandra Lai and Benjamin Liu were holding their prophetic marriage on 18th of Jan 2006 at Grace Assembly at Klang. 2 months before their marriage, prophet Chee Hing came to House of Glory prayed and prophesied to them that he saw a vision of two doves were rested in both shoulders. At the Ampang home cell, Pastor Jeremiah Gan from Rawang prophesing to their after seen a vision two ugly ducking turning into beautiful swans.
Both husband and wife were the worship leader and singers. Cassandra was also the dancer on for wedding day ceremony. Among the 3 pastors who were attending the wedding, Pastor Joseph from Klang mentioned that 800 angels were present during the ceremony. Pastor Kum, a former Chinese pastor of Grace Assembly at Klang commented both are a talented couple. 5 different Chinese Newspapers have reported these couple's wedding news during their marriage registration at Hokkian Association Klang.
Cassandra and her husband gave birth to a song Cd named "Gems of Heaven" which consisted of 10 Christian gospel songs. They have both travel throughout whole Malaysia to share gospels and Singapore. Beside singing, the Lord bless them more gifts like conducting music orchestra in churches worship. Cassandra has great desire to sing and raise up the worship spirit through praising and dancing with banner, flags, ribbons, timbrel, keyboard and piano etc. Both couple were involving in Malaysian Nature Society event on Raptor Watch on March, 2009 at Tanjung Tuan. Both were drawing and exhibiting their arts on this 2 days 2 night event, performing in singing and dancing talents at Eagle Ranch Resort, Port Dickson as well as at Ilham Resort Tanjung Tuan, Melaka on Sunday.
End of August 2009, Canssandra and Benjamin were invited to be on stage to perform at Klang Music Festival for one week. Benjamin were playing his harmonica while Cassandra were doing her singing and dancing. In other day, Cassandra were playing the keyboard while her husband, Benjamin were singing along.
Effects/impact on society, historical significance :
Cassandra Lai has been actively involved in hospital ministry as a voluntary church worker in Cancer wards at (Makna) Hospital UKM, Hospital University Malaya, General Hospital, Tung Sing Hospital at Kuala Lumpur, General Hospital at Kajang, 7th Adventist Hospital at Penang and Sri Kota at Klang.
She loves sing songs and tell stories to cheer the patients up, many of them have accepted Jesus as the Lord empowering her through dreams and vision for her ministry. Due to the passion of helping the cancers patients and their families. A company named "Living Hope Resources" was founded by Cassandra on 2004, since then she has travel to Singapore and Beijing, China few times to doing research and study on latest technology of helping the patients to gain recovery. She also was a former children ministry teacher and bible teacher for children under 3 to year of kinder garden. Serving as a Royal Ranger commander at Charis Christian Center at Taman Million Church for two years. Currently Cassandra is serving the Lord with her husband in prophetic and praise & worship ministries. She strongly believe that singing and dancing with cheerful heart and positive attitude can help many sickness to gain recovery because "Music itself can be a Therapy".
Her favorite scriptures from the Bible is IITimothy 1:7 " For the LORD has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind" Isaiah 55: 8&9.
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
The Importance of Spiritual Growth with your survival tests
Looking back at the incident of churches being bombed or being attacked in my own beloved country, Malaysia. I am deeply hurt but in the same time I knew the trials is needed as Lord is speaking to Christian in this end time through below prophecy, I like to encourage you to read on and relate it to your personal life with Christ and meditate on it.
Pray and talk to Him in your own private time, let Him know your decision for your next journey with Christ. The Lord have show me many visions which I yet to share, HE IS GOING TO TAKE THIS NATION BY STORM, and it will come to pass.
I love my country Malaysia very much and I know God love the souls more than I do, Jesus have died for all of us.
Attached is a link to this beautiful country.
What about you, are you with God or you decide to quit and bail out on God?
The following prophecy was given to my brother Chris on 5/27/03 by his friend Andrea. I have emailed several other prophecies that Andrea has received from the Lord. I personally believe this woman truly hears from God and that all of the prophecies that we have received from her were really from the Lord.
She called Chris up the other day and told him that she had received a personal Word specifically for him. For those of you who have been through any kind of "God-valley" - check out the specific things Chris was tested on in his own personal valley walk with the Lord. There is major revelation in the statements being made by the Lord in this prophecy. In the things He specifically mentions as being tested, we are given insight into exactly what God is testing us out on when He does drop us into these valleys.
This is all very similar to what God did with the Israelites in the desert in the Old Testament. They were all put out in the desert for 40 years before being allowed to go into the Promised Land. God tells us in the Bible that the reason He did this was to test them - to see if they would hold fast to Him during those trying times.
All of them flunked their test and everyone over 20 years old did not make it into the Promised Land. They all died out in the wilderness due to their lack of faith and belief in God. This personal prophecy to Chris shows how severe some of these tests can be. This is why the Bible says that many are called, but few are chosen. Many people would not make it through these types of severe tests. Here is the prophecy.
When reading the words of this prophecy, notice that there were 16 specific things Chris was personal tested on. These valleys in the Lord can really be rough stuff. Here is the prophecy word for word:
You have survived the time test;
you have survived the servant test;
you have survived the discouragement test;
you have survived the Word test;
you have survived the character test;
you have survived the motivation test;
you have survived the wilderness test;
you have survived the misunderstanding test;
you have survived the patience test;
you have survived the frustration test;
you have survived the warfare test;
you have survived the self-will test;
you have survived the vision test;
you have survived the temptation test;
you have survived the obedience test;
you have survived the promotion test.
Because you have survived, I have raised you up to be a partaker of the final move of My Spirit upon the earth.
Notice that God uses the word "survive" instead of the word "passed" - which seems to really emphasize the severity of these valleys and tests.
Notice the very last sentence: " ... final move of My Spirit upon the earth." I believe this shows that we may be officially heading into end time waters as prophesied out of the Bible.
The Specific Tests
1. The Time Test
Most of these valleys will have some kind of length to them. For many, some of these valleys can last anywhere from 4-15 years - and for some, even longer than that. God will really test you to see if you will stay the course with Him for the entire length of the valley and not bail out on Him.
2. The Servant Test
We are called to be servants for God. He is the Boss - we are the employees. We work for Him - not for ourselves or for anyone else in this life. God will test each one of us to see if we will serve Him or our own self and own self-interests.
3. The Discouragement Test
This is really a tough one. God will arrange for a certain amount of adversity to come your way in these valleys in order to test you and to see how you will handle these discouragements and setbacks when they do come your way.
God will arrange to have you knocked to the mat - and then He will sit back and see if you will get back up again and continue on or if you will throw in the towel and quit on Him. Many people have lost their calls in God because they could not properly handle the different types of discouragements that came their way in these valleys.
4. The Word Test
During this time, God will raise you up in the knowledge of Him and all of His ways through the study of His Word - the Bible. These valleys are for many, their greatest periods of spiritual growth.
Will you really grab a hold of God and seek to study and learn more about Him and all of His ways by studying the Bible while you are out in this kind of wilderness - or will you be too distracted by all of the adversity that has hit you in this valley?
Those that continue to press on through hell and high water and seek after God during these trying times will be the ones who will make it to the finish line and cross over into their Promised Land this side of heaven.
5. The Character Test
God will find out what you are really made of when He drops you in these valleys. These tough times have a way of squeezing and pruning out the character flaws that God wants to take out of your personality.
Allow God to take out the character flaws that He doesn't want operating in you - and you will stand a very good chance of being able to make it all the way to the finish line. Jesus specifically tells us in a verse out of Revelation that those who are over comers in this life will be the ones to rule the nations of the world with Him in the coming millennium and new heaven and new earth kingdoms.
6. The Motivation Test
God will see how serious you really are about Him and your desire to follow and obey Him. He will test your motives to see if they are pure enough - whether or not you want God's call on your life for His glorification or for your own glorification.
God will use these valleys to prune out the people that are not really serious about wanting to serve Him - much in the same way that an army boot camp will weed out the ones who are not serious enough on wanting to become real soldiers.
7. The Wilderness Test
This refers to the fact that many are thrown out into a wilderness type setting during these valleys. Many will lose contact with some of their friends during this time. You will fell isolated and alone.
Kind David lived in a cave for years before God pulled him out and made him King of Israel. Moses lived in the backside of the desert for 40 years before God called him out to rescue His people from the Egyptians. By isolating you like this, God will be able to draw you that much closer to Him because there will be minimal distraction and activity occurring in your life.
God will take out all of the barriers that will keep you from being able to bond and graft into Him. The Bible tells us that we are the branches and Jesus is the vine. The branch completely leans on and relies upon the vine for its nourishment and support. The wilderness setting is where you will really be able to bond and graft into the Lord because you will have little of anything else left to distract you.
8. The Misunderstanding Test
In this kind of a valley, many people will think you are nuts and that you have gone off the deep end. They can't understand why you are not producing more fruit for God if you are really serving and following after Him.
In this stage, there is only minimal fruit bearing because God is stripping you down till there is nothing left but you and Him. He is testing you out to see if you have what it takes to be a real soldier for Him. As a result, you will go through some very lean and dry times.
David did not bear any major fruit for God and become the King of Israel while he was living in the cave. He did not properly fruit out for God until after he was released from the cave - when he then became King of all of Israel.
Many people will misunderstand exactly what God is doing with you and why He is doing this. Many Christians do not have much knowledge about these kinds of God-valleys, why God allows them to occur, and exactly what He is trying to do with us during these lean and dry times. You will thus have to keep a lot of what is going on between yourselves and your closest friends.
9. The Patience Test
In our day and age, this specific test is really a tough one to get a passing mark on. We are used to instant everything. When God drops you into this kind of lengthy valley - your patience will be sorely and severely tested!
Do you have the patience to stay the course with the Lord until the valley ends? If not, and you bail out on God before it ends, then you will lose your call with Him and lose any chance to enter into whatever His "best" would have been for you in this life.
This one specific test has caused many to bail out too early because they couldn't handle the length of the valley. Joyce Meyer has said she has met many people who have lost their calls in the Lord in the bottom of the ninth inning - all because they had bailed out right before they were getting ready to break through into their true calls.
Any lack of patience you may experience in these valleys has simply got to be overridden by sheer will power, sheer perseverance, and constant pep talks to yourself that you are not going to quit - no matter how long the valley lasts and no matter how bad things may get from time to time.
10. The Frustration Test
This test is similar to the discouragement test. When discouragement starts to set in, frustration will usually follow right after it. Your fuses start to shorten. The least little thing may set you off. You are so frustrated in not being able to make anything work, that you find yourself starting to throw major temper tantrums.
God is actually okay with some of these temper tantrums. They are normal human reactions to severe adversity. What God is testing you on is whether or not you are going to stay in the game and keep pressing on - or if you will let your frustration levels get the best of you and cause you to quit and throw in the towel and walk off of His playing field.
Throw all of the temper tantrums you want, but do not ever walk off of God's playing field for your life! If you do, you will lose your call in Him and you will then carry an eternal regret that you blew your one and only chance to leave your own personal mark on this world with whatever God would have called you to do for Him in this life.
Actually, what you will find if you don't quit and bail out on God, is that your temper tantrums will start to decrease in frequency and severity over the course of the valley. This is because you will find that they will not change anything and you are just expending useless negative energy.
If you stay with it, you will actually start to gain more self-control over your emotions - and this is exactly what God is trying to work in you in the first place! The quality of self-control is one of the 9 fruits of the Holy Spirit.
11. The Warfare Test
With the different types of adversity that will come against you in these valleys, God will test your desire to fight and war against some of these adversities. Will you sit back and allow these adversities to defeat you and knock you out of the game - or will you toughen up and face each one of these adversities head on to defeat them?
God will give you His power to defeat these adversities - but only if you are willing to step out and use His power to take these storm clouds head on. Again, this is where God will see what you are really made of.
The Bible tells us that if we faint in the day of any kind of adversity, that our strength will be considered small in the eyes of God. God wants to raise you up to be a good fighting soldier for Him - and the only way He can do this is to throw you into some of these pits and storm clouds to see how you will handle them.
If you choose to fight and take these adversities head on, then God will anoint you with His power and you will grow stronger and mightier in His anointing. Run away and not take your problems head on and you will lose any chance of being able to make it into God's call and best for your life. Just like marine boot camp - their goal is to find out which soldiers are fit for combat and which ones are not. The weak ones are pruned out and are asked to leave and walk off the playing field.
If you can't take the adversity and battles that God will arrange to come your way in this valley - then you will never be able to handle the adversities and battles that will come your way once you enter into your real call for Him.
These valleys are where God weeds out the ones who are too weak to become true soldiers for Him. Again, this is why the Bible says that many are called but few are chosen. Few are willing to allow God to mold and transform them into true battle-hardened warriors and soldiers.
These warfare tests that God will bring your way will determine whether or not you have the qualities and capabilities to become a true soldier of Jesus Christ. Pass all of these tests, and you will then be promoted into God's best for your life. Flunk these tests, and you will then have to settle for God's second best for your life - whatever that may be.
12. The Self-Will Test
In these tough valleys, God will test you as to who you are going to serve - yourself or God. Joshua has said in the Bible to choose this day as to whom you will serve.
God will really test you out on this specific issue. God runs the show - you do not. God calls the shots - you do not. God leads and we follow - not vice versa. You will find your own self-will really trying to come in and take control of your circumstances, even though God may be trying to tell you to do something different.
What you will really be forced to deal with in these types of valleys is who is going to run your life - you or God! You will find that everything you try to do in your own natural strength and in your own natural wisdom will fail. However, you will find that everything you do operating under God's leadings and directions will succeed.
In this valley, God will show you that true success will only come to you if you do everything operating under His leadings and directions - not your own. The Bible tells us that those who are led by the Holy Spirit are the true sons of God. In this valley, God will show you how to be led by His Spirit, how to pick up on His voice and how to discern when it is really Him leading you.
13. The Vision Test
For many, God will give you a vision as to exactly what your call is going to be and exactly where you will be going. He may give you some type of promise to hold onto and that you will receive it if you make it to the end of the valley. The Israelites were told ahead of time that they would inherit the Promised Land. The vision was thus always before them.
These visions are really powerful when you do receive them before you enter into these valleys. These visions will help sustain you. They will help keep you going when the going gets tough because you know what is waiting for you at the end of the road if you can make it all the way to the end.
God will test you by giving you these visions at the beginning of these valleys, and then watch and see if you will stay the course to achieve and reach that vision.
14. The Temptation and Obedience Test
In these valleys will come certain temptations. Jesus was faced with 3 specific temptations from Satan when He went out into the desert. God will not tempt you Himself, but He will "allow" certain temptations to come your way to see how you will handle them. These could be temptations to quit and walk out on God on whatever His call may be for you.
There may be sexual temptations to see if you will stay faithful to your spouse. God may have a hard time calling you into any kind of major ministry if you can't stay faithful to your spouse. Look how the sin of adultery has completely ruined and toppled some of the major TV ministries.
If God allowed Satan to tempt His own Son before He allowed Him to come out of the desert to walk with His anointing - then God is going to test each and every one of us to see if we will succumb to some of these temptations.
Will we choose not to fall into these temptations and stay true and loyal to God and His ways of living for us in this life - or we will succumb and give in, and then end up bringing down judgment and major misfortune on us like Adam and Eve and Samson managed to do?
15. The Promotion Test
Bottom line - God wants to promote you into a higher level of living, a higher level of service. God has a specific plan and purpose for each person's life. God wants to promote you into this higher realm, but you will first have to pass and make it through this tough testing valley before the promotion will come. The Israelites were to be promoted into the Promised Land if they could make it through their wilderness test.
At the end of your own personal valley with the Lord will be your big promotion. If you survive and pass all of these tests in these valleys - then you will be chosen by God for whatever His call is for you in this life. This is where you will truly come into your own personal Promised Land this side of heaven.
For those of you who are either entering or are still in your God-valley - just remember the story of the Israelites. All the Israelites under 20 years of age made it into the Promised Land - which was a land flowing with milk and honey. All of the ones who were over 20 years of age did not pass their wilderness test, and as a result, they all died out in the desert never being able to see all of the blessings that God would of had in store for them on the other side.
In this one powerful prophecy is major knowledge and revelation on exactly what God is testing us on when we do enter into these kinds of God-valleys.
Note : The about article was share from bible-Knowledge.com
May Lord Jesus open His way for you and be with you always.At this point of time, I hear the angel singing a very familiar song .... For You are great. Your deserve the GLORY and the HONOR ..... For You are Great, You do miracle so great, For that is not one else like you....THERE IS NO ONE ELSE LIKE YOU..........
Sunday, January 3, 2010
On 30 of April 2006, both Benjamin and I were invited for the altar call prayer at Renewal Lutheran Church, we decided to respond to Lord's love to go for Pulau Pinang trip. As we submitted our lack of money problems, the departure date and time to LORD's hands on this trip.
Before this trip, I was suddenly suffer terrible gastric pain in middle of night ( We were staying at Klang's home ). I believed my beloved was having bad time at night to sleep as I will be waking him up as I cried for pains and he will sing hymns and pray for me in the same time. These appeared to be more like spiritual attack than physical pains to me. We were fighting over tiny matters for many days and I were torment by suicide spirit.
We usually like to go for hospitals visit wherever the LORD led us. We ministered to patients at Cancer wards in various hospitals such as Hospital University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Tung Shin Hospital, University Hospital, Sri Kota Klang hospital, etc. When we ministered to cancers patients, we enjoyed snatching souls from hell to heaven. My husband serve our Lord Jesus as a full-time prophet. Father in Heaven does reveal dreams and vision for our wonderful walk with Him.
As we were led by Holy Spirit and ministered to a sister in Christ named Amy (Colon cancer patient) and Robert (her brother) at Kuala Lumpur Tung Shin hospital, we were praising and worshiping the LORD with songs and hymns. This sister were instantly touch by the Holy Spirit and start crying. Benjamin has recalled that I were having a strange dream just a couple of days of a young half naked women crying out for help early dawn and I wake Benjamin up just to pray and intercede for her. At Amy's ward the Holy Spirit reconfirming with my beloved husband, Amy was the woman in my dream.
As I responded to Jesus's calling on this hospital ministring, with the grace of God, we managed to lead many souls to peaceful healing. Some of them got heal physically and went home to enjoy extended earthly life with their beloved family. But many were heal by the Lord and enjoying a heavenly body which will never suffer pain and sickness eternally in heaven. Praise the LORD, I give God all the Glory.
For our LORD loves us so much that He would never let us go even thought those patients were fighting with devils in the sick bed. Working as full-time ministers, we received rewards in heaven and glory for eternal life. As we walk in faith on earth and fully trusting LORD is our truly provided, Matthew 6:26-34.
As I pray for salvation and healing for people, we learn to sharper our discerning spirit because devils love to attack ministers more than others mainly because we are at the "front line". Proverbs 3:5-6. We faces lack of trusts from patients families, many times we have the understanding that if the patient would let go and learn forgiveness,trusted Jesus fully and be thankful for whatever circumstances they are in, they would be heal faster than they expect for. Families members who lack of understandings can be a great obstacles. These happened on our own family members for example both Benjamin's mum and my parents. For they are concern about our living expenses and needs daily because we are totally not working in the world and receive wages as other working adults but spend much time on praying, worshiping and seeking the LORD. We hope that very in very near future, we will have their understanding and rejoicing with us of being walk in faith with our LORD, amen.
GOD is good all the time as we are His precious children, when we asked for fish, our earthly father will not give us a snake.... what would our heavenly father who has even gave His only begotten son to die for us at the cross to bare all our sins away. For those who yet to know our Jesus and savior, today is the good time to invited Him into your heart and we all are sinner before GOD. As we asked for forgiveness, GOD is mercy and loving to forgive us and GOD is extending his loving hands to welcome you into HIS kingdom now.
Evening of 5th of May (Friday night), we departed from K.L to Penang Island by midnight coach. The journey took 4 1/2 hours and we safely arrived at Express bus station at 4:30a.m. by faith. No one there to meet us. It is too early to contact Pastors that we know and we were waited at the Express bus station till dawn. I was anxious because prior to departing from K.L. we failed to reach Pastor Ter of Shalom Baptist Church of Penang and we just lead by the spirit and trusted that the LORD will be using us to impact or transform the spiritual realm of Penang Island.
Both of us made a few calls to Shalom Baptist church and a few local pastors who both of us know. We were praying in tongue the whole morning and Benjamin kept calming me down by saying that the LORD will send people to reach us as I have less faith in the beginning walk in ministering. I tend to put blame on him a lot, things like we shall have arrange with Pastor Teh before we depart,etc. And I was hearing LORD said I shall be preaching on coming Sunday. Benjamin then said the LORD will arrange someone from Shalom Baptist church to meet us at bus stop. At that point, I taught it might happened but in the same time devil also saying he is out of his mind.
1st wave of blessings ---> At around 8:30a.m. I saw a lady with very familiar face...... Yes !!! Indeed she is the eldest daughter Ter Mei Nah of Pastor Ter. In order to make sure I am meeting the right person, I quickly approached this young lady and reconfirming her identity. She admitted was there waiting for her friend from Singapore who supposed to arrived in the same morning too, Praise the LORD! God is good , He has spoken to Benjamin even before we have the divine appointment with Mei Nah.
Both of us were invited for breakfast by Mei Nah at a local restaurant. Things turned out very pleasant, it was wonderful to meet up with her after 2-3 years since we last met at Bible Baptist Church Kuala Lumpur. As we were waiting for the breakfast to be served, Chooi Mee who is a very faithful church administrator of the Shalom Baptist church at Penang island came by and lead us to the church right after breakfast. During breakfast time, we were sharing about GOD has called us for this trip and we have came to Penang by faith which our finance only enough for us to go for one way journey and we trust the LORD will provide our stay and journey home.
And we were being informed that Pastor Ter and his wife Jessie have both left to Shanghai, China and will only be back after 19th of May. then I started to understand the reason why his hand phone could not be reached. We visited Shalom Baptist church and also pray for Chooi Mee. As the Lord started to bless us with some finance from church brethren before we even proceed to Ferringi Beach Hotel at Teluk Pahang, Penang Island. By the grace of GOD, we managed to find the hotel after changing 2 buses. It is indeed a very beautiful hotel where we both felt so much at home. After lunch, we went to swimming pool to enjoy our swim and later follow by a beach walk. Thanks to our good LORD for the wonderful time.
2nd wave of blessings ---> Around 9pm. I asked my beloved husband Benjamin, "What is our program for tonight?" He just answered," I heard the LORD said we shall go down near the pool,you could go for swim or even singing around the pool." Well, I was having doubt as I understood that swimming pool for hotels normal closed off after 9pm. But as this is the direction from the LORD , I would have to learn to obey.
We both reached the pool around 9:30pm. I do enjoy swimming very much, with no hesitation, after changing into swimming suit, I jumped right into the water. It was cool and nice and I was the only one occupying the whole pool, Woooo!! what a blessing!!! While I was swimming and singing, I had noticed that hotel guard is walking toward the pool and stopped in front of my darling and spend more than 15min. chatting with him. When he left, two other small children joined me for water sport who were safely accompanied by their parents.
Meanwhile on the shore, my darling also started to sing. When he finished singing, our music have draw a chef from the restaurant who was clapping over his songs and praises toward our LORD, and two ladies who were sitting near the pool side also enjoy our singing, and they also gave their applause for us!!!
Soon our singing attracted a crowd of people to lobby of the hotel and they were viewing out from the balcony and one of the Medical specialist from Italy came down and sat beside the pool and listen to Benjamin as he was singing a Italian famous song. All Glory to Him again, we received applause from the both ladies Ms. Annette(South Africa) and Ms. Tahnia (Australia) and Dr. Muller (Italian). And we were told to meet them again for breakfast at the restaurant the next morning.
Truly, we were having such a lovely night at Feringgi Beach hotel. I told my darling to pray and ask GOD to extend another night and I truly would love to stay for one month if I could, unfortunately we only have one night complementary room stay for this trip.
Next morning was a raining day, no respond from the LORD. I really felt sad to left this wonderful place, Benjamin and I turn out for the breakfast with the two ladies, we also shared the same table together but Dr. Muller was having breakfast with his wife separately. We ministered to Annette and she was touched. She gave me a wonderful black skirt for a present and also a token of appreciation. The rain stopped after breakfast and our singing again caught the attention of two old couple from United Kingdom. The wife was praising me and clapping hand as soon as I finished singing the song to my sweetheart, named " You raise me up".
As I walked toward the food stalk to get some juice, the English woman introducing herself as Sheila and her husband Kent to me and apparently they were both came from south U.K. to Penang island for a two months holidays. She has complemented that I am have a good voice and enjoying our singing throughout the breakfast time. In exchanged, we were telling her about our Cancer mission trip and our visions and working as full time ministering to people in serving our the LORD.
3rd waves of blessings -----> After 12 noon as both of us were bringing out our languages to the hotel lobby and get ready to check-out. The Lord has once again reminded us that we need to visit 7th Adventist Hospital before we depart. As we were waiting for the shuttle bus from Hotel to city for next two hours, we decided to have a walk along the Ferringgi beach and soak my legs into salt water, while my darling choose to play with his harmonica.
Suddenly, a Malay young man caught my attention. He was standing on top of a stone and i was moved by his courage of stand at the stone above the wave and throwing down his net to water and with a white plain T-shirt, he looked more like an angel to me at that moment. As I watch him catching the fish with his net, one time, two time, three time, all were empty net. I was move with his passion and started to pray for his harvest. I asked the LORD to bless him with four fish in the first time.
Seconds later, I saw him swimming back to shore and I was certain that he must have caught some fish then. He was smiling at me when he saw me clapping hands with joys. And I asked him a question in Malay language as he walking toward me, "Ada berapa ekor ikan?"(How many fish did you caught?) He answered, "Empat"(Four). Praise the LORD, that was precisely my prayer for him. I really thank GOD for answering prayer for this young man. Then, I encouraged him and said "Kali ini, kamu pergi akan dapat lapan ikan, dan saya akan berdoa untuk kamu."( This time, you shall caught 8 fish and I will be praying for you.)
Again , I spoken to him in Malay. He smile and asked his girl friends to take care of those fishes which he has just caught. I saw him throwing out his net toward the ocean as he stand on the same rock. My darling heard my calling, as he walked toward me, the Malay man have his second harvest and out of curiosity I asked him how many have he caught? He answer in Malay, "Lapan ikan."(Eight fish) Once again, my heart cry out for God in joys. I felt so blessed when I saw him have fishes that afternoon. And the 3rd time when he is about to swam to the ocean, his girl friend said. "Abang, kali ini dua belas ekor ikan. (The girl friend asked for One dozen)". I just smile without mentioned how many fishes but I reassured him that I will be praying for him. Now, in a split second, this young man is back to shore again, but he didn't caught 12 fish. Surprisingly, he managed to catch a very big fish which one fish is equal to 10 fishes of those fish he has caught before. And gladly he handed the fish with 2 liter of sea water to me and said, " Ini adalah untuk kamu."(This is for you) I was filled with joy and surprise. But as I was thinking of hospital visitation, my heart started to trouble because it would be very difficult for us to carry a life fish along. But my darling, insisted that we shall accept the fish as a blessing.
4th waves of blessings -----> Benjamin, my darling was carrying the fish alive which still swimming the the sea water to the hotel lobby and asking the staff to cook the fish for us. Thank GOD, one the front desk Malay staff took him to the chef down the same restaurant which we have breakfast that morning. And the verily Chinese chef recognize my darling as he was playing the harmonica too. His name is Chef Chen, apparently he is the Chief Chef in the hotel and gladly he gave favor to my darling and instructed one of his chef to fry the fish for us. God opened doors for us to minister to Chef Chen (Who is also an ex-cancer patient)has help us on cooking the fish and he also has blessed us a lunch in the hotel too. GOD is so good that afternoon. We both took the opportunities to share Christ to him and hold hands and pray for his salvation too. Chef Chen is a very friendly and helpful person and we exchange contact which encouraging him to look for us when his next visit in Kuala Lumpur, so that we are able to host him as our guest.
5th waves if blessings ---> After lunch, we both took a bus heading to 7th Adventist Hospital. As we reach the main entrance of the hospital, we noticed that all the patients, nurses, doctors and the President of the hospital were all gather in the main hall. Apparently, they were celebrating the Nursing day for that Sunday afternoon. As we enter the function hall, we heard the M.C. apologizing that they could not present songs as the singers were not available for their songs and the program need to be shorten due to the circumstances. Promptly, I was encouraged by Holy Spirit to present a song to the audiences. So, as I saw the senior nurse walking toward me, quickly I stopped her and asking her to rearrange the program. And within 5 minutes, both my darling and I were standing on stage and blessing the audiences with "Blessed Assurance". I can felt the joys came from the patients and ourselves. Right after everyone in the hall said grace to the buffet lunch, Benjamin and I were blessed with another lunch on the same afternoon. I remembered HE said " When ye take care of my kingdom, I will take care of your needs." Amen.
We were giving the chances to speak to the president about our mission. And we also went to different floors to pray for the sicks. And we met with an Indonesia sister in Christ who is suffering cancer and she was accompanied by her own father. She was touch when we pray and passed her a copy of my daily bread devotion booklet.
6th waves of blessings --- > After dinner and by the time we reach Batu Ferringgi Hotel lobby again, it was already 9:30pm. I have faith that my GOD will not fail me. So,by faith I told my darling that we need to stay one more night as the night already began. when we check on the price of one night, we understand that we do not have enough to pay the room. So, we started to call all the friends who we meet last night and this morning. But all of them were not in their room. With disappointment, we sat back to the lobby lounge and start to pray to our father in heaven. And we were praying in tongue for 10min. until the idea of calling Chef Chen of the restaurant come to mind. As I told darling about this thought , he agreed that we shall find Chef Chen too. As he walk in to the lobby, he went direct to check on the hotel occupancy for that night. Even before I voiced out our problems and request, Chef Chen already go to the cashier and requested her to get an empty room for us, Praise the LORD. A favor from man and from our almighty GOD. As God is pleased with us, he will grant our request, amen. WE were both bless with the 2nd night stay in Penang Island. Hallelujah.
On 13th of May 2006 morning, we don't have enough for breakfast in the hotel, so we decided to skip breakfast and take a good buffet lunch, it was another blessed complementary lunch voucher for both guests. That morning, GOD has arranged a divine appointment for us to met with a back-slide brother in Christ whose named is David. Apparently he is also an eye-witness for tsunami at Penang Island on 26th of Dec. 2004.
As David cried and shared about his experience on the tsunami, and how he helped in moving all the dead bodies to the shore, and life saving 3 Indian ladies who were almost drawn. I told my darling to pray for him. As he pray the LORD spoken to David about the parable of the podigon son and asked David to repent and go back to a local church. My darling Benjamin gave away his only red t-shirt to poor David who was wearing a old black united nation t-shirt. He was touch and tear again came into his eyes.That was a truly a very meaningful morning for both of us. As we blessed David we felt so much blessed from the LORD.
At 2pm, we left Batu Ferringgi Penang toward the bus station Komtar to meet with another youth named Ze Han who is studying at University of Saints of Malaysia. We have met on the night coach on the 1st day of this trip. Due to heavy jams, we only manage to catch a evening coach back to K.L. at 7pm. GOD's hand is upon us through out this trip.
7th waves of blessings ---> Our faith increase as we saw how GOD did miracles for trusting His provision. We supposed to reach Puduraya bus station at 11pm but the journey was delay and we finally reached at 12:30am. All buses have ended services at 12 midnight and taking taxi was expensive for us. But as we pray, LORD show us a light. My darling said," let as a favor from a mother with a 3 years old daughter who were waiting for her husband to come to fetch her at the bus stop. And once again, our prayer answered. The father of the child agreed to send us home to our door way and we are safely home by 1am of 14th of May 2006.
GOD is good all the time as we are His precious children, when we asked for fish, our earthly father will not give us a snake.... what would our heavenly father who has even gave His only begottan son to die for us at the cross to bare all our sins away. For those who yet to know our Jesus and saviour, today is the good time to invited Him into your heart and we all are sinner before GOD. As we asked for forgivenss, GOD is mercy and loving to forgive us and GOD is extending his loving hand to welcome you into HIS kingdom now.