Amazing Easter
Posted By Dr. Pastor Peter Silway on 31/03/2015

Four disciples of Jesus found out that life is worth living if they have Jesus with them. Yes Easter changed their perception of life. The world says, we will rise up to a new morning, to a new rising of the sun. But they must have said we rise up because the Son of God has risen. Praise God!


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JESUS THE SOON COMING KING
Posted By Dr. Pastor Peter Silway on 01/09/2014

Resurrection has given us a new hope. Now let us live for Him. After His resurrection the Holy Spirit has come upon us. The Bible says, Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life. (Romans 6:4) Now we need to work for Him, because this life is not all that we have. His resurrection has made me to hate the worldly things and look to the city that has foundations whose Maker and Builder is God.

Christ’s death has cleared my sins, but His resurrection has put a new life in me. Till the death of Jesus I wanted to live on this earth, for my sins have been dealt with. But His resurrection has changed my plans of settling cosy on this earth. After His Resurrection He went to Heaven and said, “I go to prepare a place for you.” A mansion He builds for me that I may stay with Him.

He strengthens us to overcome temptations. Now we need to live for God and like the apostles we need to go all out and preach the gospel. We need to leave our differences and labor for the Lord. Spurgeon said, “Now if I had to die like a dog, I should still wish to live the life of a Christian.

Now do not attempt to go sneaking into Heaven along some back lane. Come into the King’s highway, take up your cross and follow Him! I would persuade you to have an open confession of your faith. For many people would like to go to Heaven by an underground railway preferring secrecy of their faiths. Jesus had suffered much for us. He underwent the horrible shame for us. Let us hang up our self-confidence and pride on the gallows as high as that whereon Haman was suspended, for it is an abominable thing. Spurgeon said, “Lord let me never be what I cannot be forever.”

Most people do not believe in Resurrection and deny the reality, of life after death. They say that the grave ends all and they feel no need to plan for eternity. Once, a small boy came to an unbeliever’s funeral. He saw the dead body clothed in a suit and wearing well polished shoes. After the grave was covered, he wrote with a chalk on the tombstone, “All dressed up but no place to go.” O, how true it is. But Praise God! We have a place to go.


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I KNOW WHO HOLDS MY FUTURE
Posted By Dr. Pastor Peter Silway on 28/06/2014

I KNOW WHO HOLDS MY FUTURE

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Beloved, if you put your life in God’s hands, there is no way He will put you down, I do not know what the future holds for me, but I know who holds my future. Hour by hour I place my days in His hands, safe from the hands out to get me. How glorious it is! Oh where would David be, if he had stopped short and had trusted on self? Oh, he would have been dead in no time! However, when he placed his future the hands of God, God made him the king over Israel and placed him above all the powers of the world. “With rod is the fountain of life.” (Psalm 36:9).

Beloved, only by faith you can see your future glory in the midst of present shame. O what a glorious God we serve! He is the Defender of the defenceless, giving Glory for the despised and Joy for the comfortless


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BLESSED WEALTH AND CURSED WEALTH
Posted By Dr. Pastor Peter Silway on 26/11/2013

Deuteronomy: 30: 19 I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:

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Beloved, whatever teaching we have received till today concerning prosperity it may be scriptural, doctrinal, doctrinally correct and it may have brought blessing to us as well. And all these teachings that we have learned till date may have all been backup by the scriptures but even then sometimes they lack two basic things and that’s what we are going to see today. First is, this fact is neglected that there is also a false financial prosperity which lacks substance and this comes from the Devil. Secondly, it is not necessary to be full of material blessings to prove that God’s grace is on the person. Just because one has financial blessing does not mean that God’s grace is there upon that person. Sometimes people judge you on the basis of the finance that you hold. They think if a person is financially blessed by God then God’s grace is upon that person. God’s grace and favour lies upon this person because he has lots of wealth.

These two areas we need to be very careful about, because it is not necessary that life consists in the abundance of provision one has. In fact it can turn around and spell doom for them who have prosperity if it is not dealt properly, if it is not handled properly, if our attitude towards it is wrong. We need to have balance and a correct application when finances are concerned. Finance with the wrong heart, holding that kind of finance in your hand can burn your hand. Now there is curse that comes from the prosperity and also a blessing that comes from the prosperity.

As we know God blesses His people, but then we need to also see, can blessing of God turn into curse later? Or does only a finance that comes from the devil can turn into curse for us. Secondly, does all blessing, prosperity or wealth come from God alone? Because many have unbalanced teaching on this area they are so lopsided that they think, that every blessing that they have has come from God, every glory comes from God alone. We need to understand that there are two forces one is the good force and other is the bad force. Good force is from God and the bad force is from the devil and as God can offer you glories even devil can offer you glories. And that’s why we need to separate it correctly.

Today we see that there is a great change coming over even in the world. The standard of the world has increased. There are many people who are in lots of money today, but even in the church God has blessed us immensely. Amen! When God brought Israelites out of the bondage God said “when you step out in obedience to my word, I will see that all Egyptians will give their finances to you.” And when they came out bible says that God brought them forth with great wealth. Bible also says that God will transfer the wealth of the gentiles to the church as well. That is why? At this time this wealth can become a deterrent for us. It all depends on the attitude we hold towards money in life. Sometimes, wealth can become a great hindrance it can become a great curse for us and that’s why we need to dwell upon the blessed wealth and cursed wealth. It is not that everybody will be super rich, but then those people who are rich they should not forget to be rich towards God and His work as well.

The Curse of Wealth:

When does wealth become a curse? Or what is cursed wealth? People speak about cursed wealth so what is cursed wealth? Or when does wealth become a cursed? Do you know that there is wealth that is cursed? Are you sure that the wealth that you are holding in your hand is a blessed wealth or a cursed wealth? Because all money is not blessed money. Many times people think that poverty alone is a curse and wealth is a blessing, It is wrong. People think poverty comes from the devil and wealth from God. Sometimes it is much better to be poor than to become rich because more than a poor rich have fallen. Not all

Wealth is of God. The devil may pursue through wealth and attack you through wealth instead of attacking you through poverty. Proverbs 10:22 says The blessing of the LORD makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow with it. See the last part that means God’s blessing makes one rich minus the sorrow. it also means that wealth from the devil is cursed, for it contains much sorrow. Any money that brings sorrow in your life is a cursed wealth, any wealth that comes in your house and brings division in your homes is a cursed wealth, any wealth that comes in your home and brings hate instead of love is a cursed wealth and any wealth that comes with sorrow is not from God. Sorrow was the first thing that came on this earth. The devil can also give you wealth. That is the first thing we need to learn. In Matthew 4:9 we see how the devil tempted Jesus by showing all the kingdoms of the world. He showed all the glories of the world to Jesus and said “all these things I will give to you if you will only fall down and worship me.” That means he can give you glories. Some people say he was a liar, if he was a liar Jesus would have corrected him and said “no nothing belongs to you.” Secondly, it wouldn’t have been a temptation if it was false. It cannot be called temptation if it was not true. That means the devil wanted Jesus to fall at his feet and he would give him all the glory. Only the person who has seen heaven and god will forfeit all the worldly things because he knows all this is of no value. The devil was ready to give away everything because he knew that wealth is nothing. Otherwise who can be greater covetous than the devil? But he is ready to give you money that means he knows money is stone. He says “take it all, I have seen the glories in heaven this money is nothing.” He says “just do this for me and I will give you wealth, don’t go to church I will give you money.” If he sees your faithfulness in the church he will I say “just skip of 2- 3 weeks and I will give you money.” Cursed wealth becomes hindrance to the entrance of God’s kingdom. How hard it is for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God. How easy it is for a poor man to enter the kingdom of God. That’s why sometimes it is easy to go to heaven when you are poor. So there is wealth that can come from the devil .When you have love for money then the devil can really lay a trap for you. He cannot deceive everyone, but when he sees a person has covetousness and has love for money he lays trap for that person. It doesn’t mean only the rich loves money even poor loves the money though they don’t have it. We see the people of position and being hit with the love of money. May be in the beginning they got that money out of faithfulness. God blesses you when you are faithful but once we get name, fame and position the temptation does not leave instead it becomes stronger. With the money you can misuse your position rather than when you didn’t have anything you were not even daring to accuse it. Surely, with money position comes, name comes, fame comes, but then devil also comes and he says that “misuse the power that you have misuse the position that you have” and people try to do it because of love of money. In book of Numbers 22 we have the story of Balaam the prophet of God. He was already a seasoned prophet of God. He had position, he had spiritual position too. He was much recognized by people around. Why? Because he was a prophet who had an encounter with God. So here is a person well seasoned prophet of God, who had an encounter with God, whose being know by all as a prophet of God, because of his encounter with God he became famous. Now devil raised up balak the king and balak knew that Balaam had contact with God. Now here comes the love of money. Balaam’s covetousness was put under the test. The devil lays a trap for this prophet and he said through balak “you just have to curse the Israel and will give you all the money” and Balaam falls for it. In the beginning he goes to God and asks “God what I should do?” There are something’s that you have to not ask God it shows the condition of your heart. The imagination of the heart is continually evil. And as we all know that God’s answer will always stand by His words. Amen! And God told him “you cannot go to balak.” King Balak increases the price Balaam again goes to God “Lord I don’t know did I properly heard you?” That was the temptation of devil and the end result of prophet Balaam is mentioned in Joshua 13:22 it says that he became a magician from a prophet he became a soothsayer. He was killed. World will say he was a martyr. No! Some of the immediate deaths are not because you are glorifying God but it’s a devil’s work and God judgements. Our attitude towards money is very important. Some of the money will be given by the devil, but he will take away the life. The devil will not come directly and give bag of money. He came that way to Jesus but he will not come to you that way. He may tempt you through wicked men; he can allure you through wrong finances. Even through simple and genuine people he can tempt you.

Now let’s see, when a wealth does become curse. Some will say the wealth that I have got has come from God. Yet, due to that same wealth some of my own people went astray. You cannot blame God for this. You yourself are to be blamed you did not handle God’s money properly. For an example; like you can use fire to cook lavish food or can use it to burn somebody. That doesn’t mean that God gave you fire to burn somebody, He gave it that you may cook your food on it. But it is the condition of heart which brings such extreme and dangerous results. So there is nothing wrong with the money, but with the heart.

Bible says in Malachi 2:2.I f you do not listen, and if you do not resolve to honor my name," says the LORD Almighty, "I will send a curse on you, and I will curse your blessings. Yes, I have already cursed them, because you have not resolved to honor me.

Therefore, there is an area when we don’t honour God with our wealth, He will curse that wealth and so it becomes a cursed wealth. We always say, my blessing, my car, my money, my medals, but then we forget that God has given us the energy to earn and God has given us power to eat and enjoy it. It becomes a cursed wealth when we don’t honour God with it or when we don’t show our gratitude towards God for the wealth and prosperity that He has blessed us with.

Love for money and having more than enough can turn out to be cursing for us. A blessing can turn into cursing if the Lord is not in it. Otherwise, money can bring such ego, pride, laziness in the kingdom and for God. You know how Israelites have been given land under law of Old Testament. It was all God’s blessings this Israel today you see has been given by God to them. And I will show you how God’s blessing turns into curse if a hearts are not right. God said through the prophet Jeremiah in Jeremiah 2:7:8 "And when I brought you into a fruitful land to enjoy its bounty and goodness, you defiled my land and corrupted the inheritance I had promised you. 8 The priests did not ask, 'Where is the LORD?' The judges ignored me, the rulers turned against me, and the prophets spoke in the name of Baal, wasting their time on nonsense

Did you see that? though the land was given by the Lord that prosperity turn into curse because they defiled the name of the Lord. Wealth has to be handled very carefully. The devil can tempt us through wealth. He can give it to you through people. You need to know how this money has come to me? And what scarifies I have to make to get this money? You need to check it out because of this money “am I missing my church services”? Because of this money “am I missing my relation with God and my family?” because of this money have my children become wavered? That’s why we need to have a very balanced walk concerning money because somewhere when the money comes from the wrong source you have to bow down before the devil, you have to sell your soul in a measure. Did not Ahab sell his soul to devil? Yes! In 1Kings 21:20 Here we see Ahab sold his soul to the devil. “Love for money is root of all evil” not some evil but all evil that is what we see today. In the world we have money; people are worshiping money and made it their God. People open doors that money may come. Where your love focus is very important. Are you focused on God or on money? If you love money then let me tell you it will never come to you and even if it comes there will be never peace in your heart and home.

Zacchaeus was a rich man. He had lots of money, but no peace. Money came as a curse for him because he cheated people and got money and when he did that he lost his peace. That’s why he was seeking for Jesus. Anything that is taken out of greed is cursed money. It comes from the devil it will never bless you. When money becomes excess, be wise also excess. Sometimes families are broken children become wavered; God is given last place because people don’t realised that blessing can come from God and also from the devil. Even if blessings come from God the devil can tempt you so that the blessing of God can turn into cursing. Love of money will keep you away from money, away from blessing and it will bring all the cursing. So beloved, always see the wealth, prosperity and blessings that you hold has come from God and He is honoured through it, because only then it will be a lasting and blessing money. Amen!!!


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Need of Profitable Servants for God’s Work
Posted By Dr. Pastor Peter Silway on 17/10/2013

2 timothy: - 4:11 Only Luke is with me. Get Mark and bring him with you, because he is helpful to me in my ministry.

Beloved, bible says that,Paul was a great servant of God, who established many churches and had many people around him, but in the above verse he mentions that, only Luke was with him. Bible says a real friend sticks closer than a brother and Luke was one of them, who was with Paul in the times of his trials and tribulation he stuck to Paul in the times of his adversity for the sake of God and was faithful to him. Likewise, suppose any man of God face adversity in his ministerial life then it becomes your duty to support him and stick to him for the sake of God.

Bible says in Acts: 15:36:38 that because of Mark there was contention between Paul and Barnabas, it became so sharp that they departed from each other. In fact, Barnabas was an instrumental in bringing Paul to God. He was the person to introduce Paul to the church of Jerusalem. Barnabas was always ready person for the Lord. Barnabas and Paul together ministered in many places, but because Paul was very particular in God’s work, he refused to take Mark with them as earlier he had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not continued with them in the work of God. Similarly, if you are saying that you are Minister of God, your works should show it. You should be always fruitful and ready for the Lord. When Mark left Paul it was not that he was ignorant of what he is doing? In fact, he was aware about Paul and about work of God as well. It was not an ordinary mistake that Mark committed. When you serve God see that you burn all the bridges of past, so that you will be not tempted in future. You should not consider the things which hinders you to work for God. Hallelujah!!!

Beloved, once if you put your hands on the plough for God’s work make sure that you never turn back only then you can receive crown from the Lord. While serving the Lord you should always associate with people who are passionate for God and useful for His Kingdom. When you serve God or work with man of God, always remember that you shall be blessed. You shall be elevated in your work place and also many other areas in your life. There are many people who are worthy for serving God in a impactful manner, but it’s their flesh that comes between and stops them to serve God. Don't accept things of world, but of God because the standard of Heaven is different from the standard of the world. Always see that people don’t follow you instead they should follow the Christ. Jesus wants us to be salt of the earth. He wants us to be light of the world not the light under the bushes. Amen!!!


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So true ... let's be profitable for God's kingdom..
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God’s Adjustment for our Benefits. Part-1
Posted By Dr. Pastor Peter Silway on 10/09/2013

And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt: But God led the people about, through the way of the wilderness of the Red sea: and the children of Israel went up harnessed out of the land of Egypt. (Exodus 13:-17:18)

Beloved, our God is a perfect God, but sometimes He adjusts Himself according to His children’s benefit because He loves His children and cares for them. If you see in above verse God did not lead Israelites by the way of the land of the Philistines even though it was a nearest way to reach the promise land because, He was concerned about His children, that they may get afraid of the war with Philistines and return back to the land of Egypt. This incident in the Holy Bible shows us that, everything depends on the Lord alone; it was possible and easy for God to take Israelites through the land of Philistines and give them effortlessly victory over Philistines, but He didn’t do so. In the same way He can take His children through the easy ways to receive their blessings, but when you start getting blessings easily from God you don’t value it. Hence, many times Because of our carnal attitude God delays our blessing .One of the other reason that God took Israelites through the way of wilderness was, He wanted them to repent and get rid of their old attitude of grumbling, pride, ego and selfishness etc. which was not right in the sight of God. God wants His children to get lined up with Him before receiving their blessings from Him. He wants that, His children should develop their spirit, their faith , their attitude and rectify all their wrong doings that they have done against Him. He wants you to have intimacy with Him and walk with Him. Hallelujah! Sometimes, God does divine delays and blesses His children according to His time table, because unless and until you as His children doesn’t become strong in Him and develop your faith and keep your attitude right before Him, He will take you from the wilderness and will delay your blessings. So it is very necessary that you repent, change your heart, attitude, come out from your pride, ego, yield completely to Him and start following Him. Some of your blessings are tied up to the time which is appointed by the Lord for you and will be given by Him on His appointed time to you, but to receive those blessings you have to be prepared by waiting upon the Lord by faith, prayer and listen to the word of God. As you start listening to the word of God your faith will stir up and it will help you to growth more strong in the Lord. Once, your faith starts developing ultimately you start obeying Him and say ‘Yes’ to the Lord, that is the time when the Lord our God starts releasing your blessing that He has kept for you. Therefore beloved, make yourselves ready to please God and to receive your blessings from God by trusting Him, yielding yourself completely to Him and by waiting upon Him by faith. Amen!!!


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Eye opening message Pastor Peter... I never thought God can adjust for my benefits... and my ego, attitude, grumbling, pride, selfishness can DELAY my OWN blessings and plan of God for my life..... Thank you for this message...
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Unceasing Prayer
Posted By Dr. Pastor Peter Silway on 23/08/2013

Pray without ceasing (1Thesselonians: 5:17)

One should be always conscious of God as a believer. As the Lord said to the children of Israel to make the lamps burn continually in the tabernacle, in the same way your praise, worship and prayers should be continuously presented to God. Your mind should always be set upon God. To be always God and Heavenly minded in any circumstances is an unceasing prayer. Unless one has passion, hunger and thirst for God cannot reach the level of unceasing prayer.

Living in the consciousness of God is realising the presence of God and to be in presence of God itself is an unceasing prayer. Be like King David who was humble, who was always ready to forget and forgive even his enemies. Love your neighbour as you love yourself , to follow the commandments which was given by the Lord Jesus, to have fellowship with Jesus and accustoming your life like Jesus is also one of the form of unceasing prayer. Your Body and mind will need rest, but spirit doesn’t need rest, it needs God and His presence. Twenty four hours it can have communication and conversation with God.

Groan for the Kingdom of God and His salvation to come on the earth. Make your spirit strong only then your reflection will be strong. Living a Model life, living for others, praying for others taking others to Heaven, Fixing your whole being on God, thinking about God and His people, making your emotions, thoughts and mind lined up with God’s  Spirit is an unceasing prayer. Amen!!!


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One of the best message by Pas. Peter.. God bless You...
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