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Backfire! [Part 2]

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August 18, 2020 6:00 am

Backfire! [Part 2]

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August 18, 2020 6:00 am

When you have to say no to the idols of this world, God can deliver you from whatever persecution may arise.

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Pastor author and Bible teacher Alan Wright no plan of God can ever be swallowed up or burned up, no matter how hot the fire ever since. The stories been the same. The fires of adversity have never squelched the people of God or the power of God.

The martyrs blood has served only as the seed of the church, the more the press persecuted, the more they flourish. Pastor Alan Wright welcome to another message of good news that will help you see your life for no hold. I'm Daniel Britton excited for you to hear the teaching today. In the series called Daniel as presented at Minolta church in North Carolina. If you're not able to stay with us throughout the entire program I want to make sure you know how to get our special resource right now you can be yours for your donation this month to Alan Wright Ministry as you listen to today's message go deeper as we send you today's special offer.

Contact us at pastoralan.org or call 877-544-4860 that's 877-544-4860. More on that later in the program but now let's get started with today's teaching here is Alan Wright turn up the heat.

Yes, your Royal stubbornness.

They is now four times as hot every degree of heat is saying the king was playing into the Lord's hand God was just like egging the poor king on it is a wonder sometimes you read in the Gospels and you just like Jesus. It feels to me like egging the Pharisees on a little bit here I mean just why you gotta heal on the Sabbath and he just don't do that and they won't be nearly as maddening and deftly don't come to them and say woe to you scribes and Pharisees, your brood of vipers just told some of that stuff down but sometimes you get the feeling he's just just egging him on and and and that in and Nebuchadnezzar says turn up the heat and he looks at their peaceful faces and and any gets mad. His stomach turns with bitterness handbag I can. I guess I will mate it will see about that turn up the heat. But started up okay yes your Royal idolatrous nest. The fire is now five times a lot know what I mean. No one says the king will defy me turn up again.

Are you sure you turn it up would like to report your Royal temper tantrum.

This fire is now seven times hotter than normal in the young Hebrew men must've known the words of Zephaniah. He was prophesying to some years before they got deported. I'll gather those of you who mourn for the festival so that you no longer suffer reproach a hold of that time I'll deal with all your oppressors and I'll save the layman gather the outcast and I'll change their shame into a prey's Lord exults over you with singing and brings you into the festival of his praise. He wants to bring you into the festival of his praise. He wants you bring you into a place of spiritual exultation you want to bring you into a place we are given the gift of the freedom to worship the Lord and thanked the Lauren.

No matter your circumstances. He wants to bring you to a place like Paul who said, rejoice in the Lord always and again I say rejoice. Sometimes all you know is just to praise his name.

You don't have an answer for your dilemma.

You don't know how the Lord's going to fix it. You don't know what is going to do and you don't know how to face down the enemy so you just praise his name. You just tell them that you love them you just tell them that is wonderful you exalt him for who he is because it is for this that you were made to glorify God and enjoy him forever. My God can my God will but no matter what's going on. I'm gonna praise him all the still and all of this just may Nebuchadnezzar get more upset and he turned a fire up and tools as hot as it could get seven is the number of completion is like this fire can't get any hotter than this. Nebuchadnezzar he should stop what I had a chance he should not attorn that far up so hot because when the king's henchmen's came to the door of the furnace. The heat was so bottled up and so hot that the flames leapt out of the door and killed the idolatrous soldiers if they just left the fire like normal, then they might a live but instead know they had to keep turning up the heat so that when they tried to kill God's sons, it backfired on the weapon form to slay the sons of God didn't succeed, but instead they died by their own fire. They died by their own hatred. They fill judgment to their own anger. That idea taken what the enemy meant to harm you, and turn it into something for your good. It wouldn't new with Shadrach me shack and Abednego knew it wouldn't new it all. It was a plan as old as time as you remember what happened in the beginning and the serpent. He slithered into that garden that thief. That ancient liar, deceived and lured even Adam into eating of the fruit and disobeying such that they forfeited their paradise under the leadership of the serpent but the Lord spoke to the serpent and foretold it all.

He said there is going to be enmity between you and the seed of the woman and you serpent will strike his heel. But he will crush your head, the Lord was announcing ahead of time is exactly what was going to happen that you are going to inject your poison by striking at the foot of the seed of the woman but it's going to be rather convenient because while your hidden his foot. He's gonna leverage the moment and crush your head makes me think of Joseph. Love the story of Joseph, the beloved son of his father Jacob Jacobs brothers hated Joseph because he was so loved something hard understand life but sometimes people hate you just because you're so loved. People that don't know love hate people that do no about love and when the father made Joseph a special multicolored coat, the serpent whispered into the brothers ears. Who does he think he is prancing around in that special coat of his if I was you I'd turn up the heat and so they hated Joseph and they mocked him, and when Joseph had a dream of his brothers bowing down to him. The serpent whispered again. Who's he think he is. Are you really going to bow down to him, I'd turn up the heat file which you and so they turned up the hatred and when they saw Joseph coming from the distance one day the serpent whispered in their years.

Here comes that dreamer you better turn up the heat while you got a chance, they took him and they conspired to kill him and threw him into an empty pit and while Joseph was in the drive cistern.

They had a picnic talking about what they were going to do some passersby came on their way to Egypt and the serpent said why don't you turn up the heat and sell them into slavery. Make a few bucks off of your brother, Joseph, and they sold him into slavery and took him to Egypt and while he was there and his master's household master's wife tried to seduce Joseph but he was too holy and I'm interested in such last because he had a destiny over his life and he knew the Lord and he said no and the serpent whispered into the woman's ear turn up the heat and so she lied and said that Joseph had tried to attack her and they threw Joseph into a prison and while he was there along while it was like a hot furnace and the enemy is taken great delight that he had somehow trap Joseph and put them away.

And yet, at the right time.

At exactly the right moment. Joseph was called forth out of that dungeon and he interpreted Pharaoh's dream and Pharaoh was amazing.

Joseph was put on the throne of Egypt, not just so you could save all the land of Egypt, but soaked through his wisdom to save all the known world. But not just so we could save the known world, but so that Joseph's own brothers could come and bow down before them just like the dream and Joseph when he revealed himself to them solving trembling all their fear and he said talk, be afraid, is that it was for the saving of many lives that God sent me here on ahead of you, you meant it for evil but God meant it for good.

You meant it, according to wickedness of the serpent's temptation, but the enemy's plan backfired on him and it came in. He wept upon their shoulders and God bless them all talent right will have more teaching moment.

Today's important series. It's shocking how quickly American values of change suddenly.

Most people don't go to church or have a biblical worldview.

Everything has changed so much that maybe you feel like a foreigner in your own culture.

I was a Christian supposed to live in a post-Christian world we fight against it.

We decide our light in the midst of it. We pull away from it.

These are the same questions that faced a young exile named Daniel in Babylon 600 years before Christ. Though he was an alien God showed the young man favor when you make your gift to Alan Wright ministry today will send you Pastor Alan's eight messages on Daniel of favorite foreigner in an attractive CD album on a USB thumb drive or through digital download is our way of saying thanks for your partnership. You may feel like a stranger in this world, but as God should favor to gain his foreign land. God's grace is upon you today. Your gift today would only help you walk in the grace of God during these troubling times. It will also help someone else.

This ministry is only possible through prayerful support listeners like you when you give today will send you today's special offer call 877-544-4860 877-544-4860 or come visit Pastor Alan.org today's teaching now continues here once again is Alan Wright man named Moses he told the Pharaoh to let God's people go, but the serpent whispered to Pharaoh who was he think he is this smoke since you're the most powerful man in the world just turn up the heat and so they started making their brick sleeving duties all the harder and oppressed them all the more matter series of plagues that Coming against Egypt. Finally, Pharaoh told Moses to take his people and leave.

And so the Hebrews exited in haste and they were free to the serpent whispered in Pharaoh's ear who they think they are. They were your slaves and that you just let them go more Pharaoh thought about it the matter he got turn up the heat, bring out all the Army bring out all chariots bring out all the weapons are you sure Pharaoh. I mean remember all the things that have before now. I don't care. Get everybody in every weapon we've got everybody and he began to pursue them all the way to the Red Sea until there was a great see in front of the Hebrew people and a great army behind them, and Moses lifted up that rod, the waters parted and the Hebrew people began moving through the sea, Pharaoh, Shiva let him go. When he could send the turned up the heat as he had his whole army at stake as they went, galloping into the Red Sea, swallowed up and engulfed in the waves. Their hatred had backfired on the serpent once again makes me think of another boy named David, the least likely want to ever be heralded as a hero shepherd boy to David he goes to take food to his brothers that are actually there to be fighting the battle against the Philistines. But all the Israelis are too afraid and the Philistine keeps coming out and taunting them day after day and David who knew the Lord says who is this uncircumcised listing this man out a covenant with God to come and defy the armies of the living God and the whisper of the serpent came into a lie of year. David's older brother and said who is this baby brother of yours he's come down here to try to show off an ally of mock him and said, with whom if you left those few sheep and he despised his brother.

So David went and talked to King Saul himself and King Saul listening to David also listen to the whisper of the serpent who said who is this boy he just wants to take over your phone. He wants to get all the prominent and Saul said you can't do it your only are you will never be able to fight against him but it was the David insisted and prevailed and so he went out to fight the great giant Goliath and Goliath when he saw David, Goliath laugh, he said to come to me with sticks and stones. Kenny heard the whisper of the serpent turn up the heat and the Bible says the Philistine drew near to meet David, but the giant should've stopped while he had his chance because the stone flew and sank into the giant for head, and the Bible says there was no sword in David's hand.

So David ran and stood over the Philistine and wonder how I got cut off his head and looked down to realize that the enemy had a sword informed against him and he took any decapitated the giant with his own sword.

The giant sword backfired on the serpent once again and so it went story after story day after day, year after year century after century the powers of hell just kept trying to turn up the heat, the foolish serpent thinking that he would win by turning up the heat of sin. The heat of tyranny. The heat of adversity. The heat of temptation, until finally there was a Roman Empire that emerged that was as hot and sin as it could get. Wickedness was rampant.

Everyone did what was right in his own eyes, orgies and drunkenness in Roman gods on every street corner, but into that wicked world, a baby was born in Bethlehem one day King Herod tried to turn up the heat killing every baby boy but he couldn't find Jesus a one time and have baby boy grew in wisdom and stature in favor with God and with people and while all this favor was upon his life.

The religious elite began to hate him all the more they begin to turn up the heat.

He was the one who had been baptized in the waters of the river Jordan, and John himself and said, behold the Lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world. And hell was greatly agitated and so the devil himself met Jesus in the wilderness and he turned up the heat and Jesus did not succumb in the Bible says the devil left until an opportune time. And sometimes Jesus would just heal somebody and they would persecute Jesus for doing the healing. Sometimes Jesus would teach and people would drink in his delicious words of life and yet the other teacher said who is this isn't this Joseph's son, isn't this the carpenter's boy and so it was that great crowds Preston around him because it was so much favor upon him, and yet to those that he came to save his own people, the ones who should've known him past. They rejected him and it came time for Passover.

The best of the Jewish celebrations the serpent entered one of the disciples and said turn up the heat so Jesus betrayed him. They sing a hymn, the devil got matter. They went to the Mount of olives.

Jesus said wait here and pray, but the serpent whispered to the disciples, you could take a little nap.

There's no real need to pray the master might be a while and so the Messiah ballad amongst the gnarled olive trees and the Lord said, my soul is sorrowful unto death. Any sweat blood and Gethsemane. The fire was almost too hot to take but the enemy tyrant became more and more intoxicated with his fury turn up the heat.

He cried throughout the corridors of hell all demons to the Nazarene Rabbi turn up the heat.

There was a bogus trial turn up the heat split his face turn up the heat. They stripped him, turn up the heat they discouraged him turn up the heat they crowned with thorns. Turn the heat and they nailed him to the cross. They had never been a more searing heat of evils in this and every demon in hell let loose upon the son of God hanging on the tree hotter and hotter how the Prince of darkness cried all the heat all the power of hell until finally the Savior breathed his last. And they put him in a tomb.

The serpent had struck his heel. The poison had been injected and all seeing loss on that dark night and all through that Saturday while the disciples hid in the world was shaken but on the third day there was a new fire pit was the light of the glory of God.

Verse the tomb open and suddenly all the Angels and all the demons realize the same thing in a moment the enemies plan had backfired on Jesus had to die in order for people to live.

He had to take the sin of the world.

In order for us to become his righteousness. The cross that was designed to destroy Jesus had crushed the serpent's head, the very evil that the enemy had design serves a greater plan of God because no weapon formed against the son of God can ever succeed and no plan of God can ever be swallowed up or burned up, no matter how hot the fire and ever since the stories been the same.

The fires of adversity have never squelched the people of God or the power of God. The martyrs blood is served only as the seed of the church, the more their oppressed and persecuted, the more they flourish. Are you going through a trial.

Are you going through some heat.

Fear not. And don't give up now God can and how God will tell you what, no matter how it all turns out here on the earth. We will praise him still and that's the gospel. A man Alan Wright in today's the data enemies plan backfired on.

It's shocking how quickly American values of changed suddenly most people go to church or have a biblical worldview.

Everything has changed so much that maybe you feel like a foreigner in your own culture.

I was a Christian supposed to live in a post-Christian world we fight against it. We decide our light in the midst of it.

We pull away from it. These are the same questions that face the young exile named Daniel in Babylon 600 years before Christ. Though he was an alien God showed the young man favor when you make your gift to Alan Wright ministry today will send you Pastor Alan's eight messages on Daniel of favorite foreigner in an attractive CD album on a USB thumb drive for through digital download is our way of saying thanks for your partnership. You may feel like a stranger in this world, but as God should favor to gain his farmland God's grace is upon you today. Your gift today will only help you walk in the grace of God during these troubling times. It will also help someone else. This ministry is only possible through prayerful support listeners like you when you give today will send you today's special offer call 877-544-4860 877-544-4860 or come visit Pastor Alan.org Alan for the person right now who is hoping that this is true right hoping that whatever I'm walking through right now that's bad.

I just can't wait for the day when it backfires on the devil but I'm still waiting. The patient is being exercised. Yeah you say that pretty well. I think that the picture of our story today is is true sometimes it just you're in the middle of it. It feels like they heats me and turned up the heat to be interned and is just getting hotter and the adversity feels more searing.

I think that Daniel would help them is not easy when you're going through this in your where is God in this right and when is the deliverance going to win is that going to backfire. When is it going to happen. I just think the thing that helps me is remembering the gospel story itself just just remembering that when we think much of what Christ did on the cross and when it looked like it was at its worst, and just thought it can't get any worse, and in Christ breathes his last. This is actually accomplishing God's great victory is a when you're going through something like this is not an invitation to candy coated and say well this is not difficult or this this fire is it hot know it really is what it is to say that God has shown me and Christ that he has a way of taking the darkest moment in doing something very redemptive and we live just in the sense, day by day with hope and that we say God I long for it to be today. I long for the breakthrough to come along for the backfire against the enemy today but I'll trust you and that you have the best timing and you do that day by day get a daily email devotional that matches today's teaching delivered right to your email inbox free. Find out more about these and other resources@pastorallen.org that's Pastor Alan.org. Today's good news message is a listener supported production Alan Wright ministry


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