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Entering The Secret Place of Worship

"Jerry retired Trucker- Author- Ph.D. in Philosophy/ Life Coach from Kingdom Ambassadors Global Univ. & Currently MHC Life University"

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Dwelling in the Secret Place With God

Saints, I am bursting with excitement as I began writing this awesome message for those of you that have a deep craving and desire to know God in an intimate way.

Beloved we find in (Proverbs 25: 25) the words "as cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country" and beloved, in this message, we discover a glimpse of this intimate place especially when we study the life of King David and his beautiful words found recorded in Psalms ninety one of our Holy Bible.

Psalms 91: 1 "He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most high shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty"!

Beloved, when we discover and dwell in the power of the Secret place the power of the Holy Spirit that resides within us will protect and hide us so that we cannot be disturbed by the enemy.

Saints, the good news and the bottom line to this sermon message is that the "Holy Spirit gives us the strength to overcome our physical surroundings through deep intercession and groaning's that we do not understand," but as we spend time in his presence, we can and ask him to reveal his secrets to us then we can pray in the spirit and with the understanding that he so desires to make those mysteries known to us.

The Door To the Spirit

Church, before I get into the deep truths of divine intimacy, let me say that singing our favorite songs that may give us an emotional high is nothing unless we are in true worship coming forth from the adoration that is in our hearts and that is why some people tend to fall back in the same routine and leave church feeling like they missed something.

Beloved, did you know that there are some people in today's church with all its forms and schedules, who leave a church service more entertained than elevated which sadly, seems to be the church norm.

Church, my prayer is that you have enjoyed this message so far but now it is time to discover the secret to dwelling and abiding in that most holy place where only few have arrived.

Saints, we start by studying the First and Third chapters of the book of Ephesians where we will find the Apostle Paul praying for the Ephesian people the most important prayer that a person can pray for another believer.

Church, notice that Paul is this setting is praying that God would take these people deeper and deeper into an intimate revelation knowledge of who he is.

Beloved, we all know there are several names of God and each one defines his character therefore I strongly suggest that you do a study on his names and you will like me, be in full adoration of who he is.

Beloved, we find in (Exodus 19:18) that Mount Sinai was covered with smoke because the Lord descended upon it with fire and the smoke billowed up from it like smoke from a furnace, and the whole mountain trembled violently.

Saints, the people heard the sound of a trumpet sounding loud and increasing in volume followed by a voice proclaiming his name and proclaiming his glory. Beloved, the word says that Moses spoke and God answered him by a voice.

Paul in this First Chapter is praying and asking God to grant a prayer to the Ephesians that only the Holy Spirit is able to give.

Beloved, we find in Ephesians 2:18, "we have access to God by his Spirit."

Dear saints, notice that Paul is not asking for more strength, more motivation or more determination for these men but for them to be endued with Spiritual Wisdom and Revelation that would bring them to a greater understanding and revelation of the Knowledge of God.

Beloved, when we look at Ephesians the first chapter, we find a spirit filled prayer prayed by the Apostle Paul for the Ephesian people and I would like to place an emphasis in this part of the message that when we pray by the scriptures mentioned in this chapter, we are praying a prayer that God recognizes because only a spirit filled believer would be able to pray this prayer.

(Ephesians 1: 17-23)

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17. That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the
spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:
18. The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the
hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
19. And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe,
according to the working of his mighty power,
20. Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his
own right hand in the heavenly places,
21. Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that
is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:
22. And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to
the church,
23. Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.

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Entering True Worship

Beloved, are you hungry for that deeper walk and seek for that intimate relationship with the living God then I strongly suggest you study the life of King David and find out what real worship is all about.

Saints, true worship begins when we see our Lord for who he is and catch a glimpse of his Holiness.

Beloved, we worship God in our heart and we praise him with our voice to vent out the worship that is filling our heart therefore our worship should be centered on how we esteem (Value) (Admire) him for who he is and what he has done for us.

Church, I want you to know that there is power unleashed when we enter into true worship and praise because beloved, it will get his attention and cause the burdens that are attempting to hold us captive to loose their grasp as we get our eyes and focus on him who loves us and gave himself for us.

How To Enter The Secret Place

Church, solitude is the key to hearing God’s voice in knowing Him and preaching His Word with an anointing that will break the grasp that the powers of darkness have on the people and when we dwell in this intimate place, the powers of darkness cannot pervade for it is our private time of knowing God and experiencing Him in a way that can only be described as complete intimacy.

Beloved, Jesus said that when we pray, we are to go into our closets in private and it is in that private place that Satan is restricted and cannot hear our prayers because we are covered by the shield of His love.

Saints, it is time to get past the Sanctuary of worship and enter in to a wonderful relationship with Christ who is not flesh and blood but an Eternal Being.

Beloved, nothing should ever be allowed to take the place of being in his presence and
there should never be a question in our mind when it comes to our relationship with him.

Church, I am talking about People places and things including family which are temporal and will come to and end but our place of being in direct relationship with him will determine how much he can trust us with in the world to come.

Beloved, we have got to get past regular worship which is filled with man made forms and agendas which exemplify the flesh more than the creator and come to a place of holy reverence for who he is, and what he has done for us, that we might be called sons and daughters of the most high God.

Church, I am talking about when church becomes more than good meetings and good preaching, it is when we get tired of church in the norm and the world being able to sit comfortably in our meetings and there is no conviction of their sin and way of life.

Beloved, when we enter in and seek his presence with our whole heart, we are guaranteed by his word that he shall be found.

Saints, the problem plaguing the church today, is that people today want a neat religion that they can control.

Beloved saints, there is nothing the church needs more today than a fresh encounter with the holiness and presence of the living God.

Church, did you know that for several years, many men and women have risen making attempts to bring God down to their level and lower his standard including his requirements for living, but when his presence and holiness is introduced to us by his Spirit, the masks of pretense are stripped off as we discover that he is the Standard and has called all men and women unto repentance.

Beloved, the scriptures reveal that great men of God trembled and fell on their faces when they found themselves in the presence of the holy Angels and we can only imagine what it will be like to meet this awesome Eternal being one day and give an account of our lives.

Saints, this Awesome Creator has extended unto each of us an invitation to accept his pardon and his grace through the finished work of his Son Jesus Christ in giving his life as a ransom for all that receive his pardon and forgiveness, making us Sons, Daughters and Heirs of his royal family.

Beloved, this awesome God is calling us to come out of the outer court of the sanctuary and into the inner court of his presence and grace.

Church, did you know that Christ has offered to share his Glory and his throne with his people for the scriptures state that one day we shall judge Angels?

Beloved, when we dwell in this intimate place, the powers of darkness cannot pervade for it is our private time of knowing God and experiencing Him in a way that can only be described as complete intimacy therefore beloved, I love to tell people that approach me concerning my walk with Christ, concerning the high anointing on my life, that they can go drink from the same fountain that I drink from and that is the fresh clear water of the Holy Spirit by spending time with him in solitude. A-Men

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The Secret To Magnified Prayer

Saints, I now will relate the intimate secret in praying the prayer we studied in the first chapter of Ephesians, because no one outside of Christ can pray this prayer for it must be prayed in the spirit.

Beloved, I now ask you if you are ready to develop that special prayer time and pray these scriptures every day in your special prayer time then I strongly suggest you memorize these powerful scriptures and get them in your spirit man.

Beloved, I found that most demonic activity has calmed down at that time of the morning therefore some years back, while driving my 18 wheeler late at night and usually around 3 am, I would utilize this time to memorize and pray these scriptures, every time I had a spare moment on my hands to pray, I would catch myself quoting and praying these scriptures.

Dear reader are you ready to go further then turn to the Third Chapter of Ephesians and start at the 1st verse where we find the Apostle Paul launching deeper in this prayer and thanking God for who he is in a spirit of worship.

(Ephesians 3:14-21)

14. For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
15. Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named,
16. That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened
with might by his
Spirit in the inner man;
17. That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in
love,
18. May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and
depth, and height;
19. And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled
with all the fulness of
God.
20. Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or
think, according to the
power that worketh in us,
21. Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without
end. Amen.

We Are Granted Access By His Spirit

Church, look at Paul as he asks God to grant unto them to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man that they might know the unfathomable Love of Christ.

Beloved, here Paul is praying for spiritual growth and well being of these Ephesians that they might know the length, the depth, and the height of God's love shown to us through the giving of his son to suffer our penalty of death and by raising him up for our justification that we may become sons and daughters of the most high God.

Saints, when we become have accepted his free pardon becoming sons and daughters after receiving the spirit of adoption into his royal family, then this prayer states that there is nothing that we can think of that he is not able to bring to pass and the bottom line is that God will honor this prayer and the Christian Life has God's Mercy as its foundation.

Beloved saints, now that we have discovered the secrets to entering in, I feel I should remind us that entering God's presence could be likened to a court room. Let's say that you are in court to support a friend and as the trial proceeds, you may think of something which could help your friend. Let's say you rise out of your seat to enter the presence of his attorney but are stopped by the bailiff. beloved you were stopped because only officers of the court with their clients are the only ones authorized to enter that area and they are the only ones authorized and recognized by the court to speak to the judge.

Beloved saints, I am recognized as an officer of the courts in Heaven partly because of the high call of God on my life and ministry, but also because I have spent many hours down through the years conducting business in the courts and have been given access into the courts by his Spirit.

My Conclusion

Beloved, all our songs, praise, prayers, communion services, preaching and our giving reflects upon the mercy of God that is clearly seen in Jesus Christ the Son but let us take warning that we should not rush into his presence expecting a right now solution to what we need.

Beloved the word says in the book of (Philippians 4: 6-7) for us to "be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

Saints, before a dignitary is able to visit and make a speech in a town there will be secret service agents come in and do a complete research on the town to make sure that the one they are assigned to protect will be safe.

The word beloved in Matthew the fifth chapter speak that " the pure in heart shall see God and beloved this is not only speaking of a future event where the righteous will be rewarded for their deeds in Heaven but it is speaking of a place where the Holy Spirit will bless and open the door or access to divine fellowship with the father and the son while here on earth.

Beloved, the pure in heart beloved would be those that are hungry for God, they are pure in their commitment to him, they are referred to as the meek, the ones having their spirit under control, they are the ones with a disciplined lifestyle that will inherit the Earth.

(Psalms 24: 3-5)
3. Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? or who shall stand in his holy place?
4. He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto
vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.
5. He shall receive the blessing from the LORD, and righteousness from the God of his
salvation.

Beloved a good example of entering in would be to do a study of (Psalms 24: 7-10) where the people for several minutes would sing for the priests to open the massive door to the temple singing "Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in." Beloved the priests would sing back to the people quoting this psalms, "Who is this King of glory" and the people would sing back, ".The LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory"
Saints after doing this for several times, the priests would open the massive gate leading into the temple.

Dearly beloved, we have now come to a closing of this important message and my prayer is that it will get in your spirit to develop a hunger for God and his word that will ignite an inward fire in your belly that you can take to the nations and if God can use me to accomplish that then I can rest in knowing that he will be praised and glorified in all you do to further his purpose on earth.

Dear reader, because of his mercy, my whole life that was upside down and empty of meaning is now one of worship and adoration for this wonderful God whom I call my friend. Beloved, I never attempt to stop people from using my writings including my books to further the gospel but all I ask is that they do not attempt to change the message because my words are breathed on by God's Spirit.

My Closing Prayer

Dear God, help us to always remember that we as your children are a part of your body on Earth and your word states that when one member suffers we all suffer.

Dear Lord, we need your direction and guidance. Help us Lord to keep in view your tender mercy, love, grace and supreme sacrifice in becoming our sin substitute. Lord, help us to demonstrate to all who see us that we are indeed the body of Christ and in this trying time of unrest and confusion, may we always bear in mind that you are a very present help in the time of trouble. Lord, my favorite scripture in your word is found in Psalms 19:14, and Lord may I close this prayer with that scripture on my heart.

“Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.” We ask this in Jesus mighty name A-men

Be Blessed and Be A blessing

International Evangelist
Jerry W. Hulse Ph.D.
Miracle Life church International

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2013 Jerry W Hulse

Comments

Jerry W Hulse (author) from Kingsport, Tennessee / Philippines on July 05, 2020:

Hussain,

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Hussaina Igboze on July 03, 2020:

Woooooow this is awesome I'm so much inspired by this sermon more Grace man of God.

It has been my cry to move from the outer court of worship to the inner court which is the secret place.God grant my heart desires.

Jerry W Hulse (author) from Kingsport, Tennessee / Philippines on May 04, 2014:

The secret place of the most high well if we really want to find it all we need do is look who is residing in and setting up on the throne of our heart as King!

Jerry W Hulse (author) from Kingsport, Tennessee / Philippines on November 01, 2013:

Thank you Ms Dora and Rayne. Psalms 91 and Ephesians 1st chapter starting at vs 17 something Like I pray that the God of my Lord Jesus Christ would grant unto me and Ephesians 3rd chapter- For this cause I bow my knees etc. be blessed

Dora Weithers from The Caribbean on October 31, 2013:

I pray both the passages from the Psalms and Ephesians over myself and my children. "The secret place of the Most High" always attracts me. That is the place of intimacy at its best. Thank for writing on this subject.

Rayne123 on October 31, 2013:

Beautiful hub, well written, and very informative.

However I do not see the scriptures you speak about.

Blessings

Laurie

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