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Jesus' Manifesto & Mandate, Part 1

Sound of Faith / Sharon Hardy Knotts and R. G. Hardy
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December 13, 2021 7:00 am

Jesus' Manifesto & Mandate, Part 1

Sound of Faith / Sharon Hardy Knotts and R. G. Hardy

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December 13, 2021 7:00 am

1 John 3:8 is Jesus' manifesto: "For this purpose was the Son of God manifest, that he might destroy the works of the devil." Jesus was manifest to destroy the destroyer! He came to loose us from the power of sin, bondage, sickness, and torment, and to take back what the devil stole from us!

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Greetings friend the new listeners and welcome to the program. I'm sure not thanking you for joining us today on the sound of faith because we know Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God. I'm excited to bring you today's message Jesus manifesto and mandate because it's a true devil chasing Thurman manifesto is a public official declaration of a person or group's beliefs mission and plan of action. And Jesus said Satan's manifesto is to steal and kill and to destroy any evidence is all around us but Jesus was manifest to destroy the works of the devil and he was sent with heaven's authority to carry it out in Jesus manifesto and mandate glory to God. Turn in your Bibles if you would let us begin in the first epistle of John chapter 3 and looking at verse four whosoever committed sin transgresses also the law for sin is the transgression of the law and you know that he was manifested to take away our sins and in him is no sin.

Whosoever abiding in him. Sin is not an whosoever said it had not seen him, neither known him little children, let no man deceive you, he that do with righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous not pay attention to verse eight he that committed sin is of the devil for the devil Senate from the beginning. For this purpose, the son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil. This is one of my favorite verses in the Bible. Amen.

Now I manifesto is a public official authoritative declaration or proclamation that someone gives to state their mission and their purpose and it's common today for certain groups or certain individuals even to post on the Internet.

Their statement of beliefs and their mission to carry them out. A lot of times after there's been a terror attack or after.

There's been some mass murder somebody goes on the job or any of these terrible things that we see happening more and more when the government and such that investigate these things go online they find these people have stated for the whole world to see in the whole world to read exactly what they wanted to do. They have all ready put their manifesto online words, public and so that's why we need to realize we see something like that going on. We should just brush it aside. We may need to pass the information on to someone that needs to a closer look. Because a lot of times now there that the governments and such are finding themselves with their pants down because they put witnessing all this stuff before. Or maybe they saw it and didn't give it a second look, and so it's what we call a manifesto and people state their mission, their beliefs, and a lot of times how they intend to carry it out. Amen.

You know, when we look at terrorism. There are many terrorist organizations. Some of them been around for quite a while. People like the PLO in the Muslim brotherhood and Hamas, and more recently Isis getting all the press because they are really been unleashing their terror everywhere. Amen.

And they had their own manifesto. They have stated clearly what their manifesto is amen and for some on Monday made it clear that they intend to wipe Israel off the face of the earth that they just come right out and say and I don't know how our government can be friends with any society or organization that is made that statement and you can going we for yourself. They didn't make it behind closed doors and you gotta know somebody you know somebody understand what the really about. Amen. And right here in America and subversive groups in America that one overthrow the government. There a lot of paramilitary groups and they go in obscure places out in the desert or some other place in sparsely populated and they practice more names and they have it in their minds that they're going to overthrow the government.


And so these are people when you go to investigate. Then you find out they have a manifesto and I'll tell you why they're doing what they're doing and what they hope to do with what their purposes. Amen. And we see people like the Planned Parenthood that mean they have a manifesto there manifesto is that abortion should be legal for every body for any reason at any time all the way up until the ninth month, the baby could be due 11 August 1 and you can have an abortion. On July 31 and not murder that there manifesto and they don't apologize for it and they also had part of the best ways is not only do they want to keep that legal they want to force anybody to have to pay for. They wanted so that there's nothing you can do your tax money will go for that. Amen there even already trying to force churches have to offer health insurance to employees that include paying for abortion. Amen.

So there manifesto was out there you you know exactly what they're about. You cannot, you know, fudge it a little bed and whitewash it and pretend oh they're out there to help women's health problems. You know what got Obama care you got all these other Medicare's and things we don't need Planned Parenthood to take care of us. If we need to go and have a chronological checkup. There's other places we can go besides Planned Parenthood and in fact this is not a very small percentage of what they're doing but they don't want that now. Amen. It's there manifesto than you if you just instigate a little bit you find out there many subversive groups now were seeing were seeing groups are out there and they hadn't declared that there out to kill the pain. I remain a man's out there.

They wanted to law enforcement. Amen.

I'm not talking about the ongoing pigs they beat. Maybe that's why y'all didn't respond. Amen. That's what they call rappers out there rather than kill the pain they're talking about law enforcement. Amen there manifesto and in all these different ones and there's many, many, they're very devoted to their beliefs. They had this manifesto and they come under the big umbrella of Satan's manifesto the big umbrella and keep your place now. Don't delete this were not on your first John three a but you all know this probably need to turn their John 1010 Jesus said, the thief has come but to steal, and to kill and to destroy. Amen.

But I am come that you might have a life and had bit more abundantly actually, I left the word out. When I quoted John 1010 because I just been quoting it this way so long, but there's a little word I left out the let me quote the weights in the Bible. The seat has come not, but to steal, and to kill and to destroy.

And you say what what difference is that little not mean that little not means it's his one and only agenda just just by inserting that it's telling you he's come for not any other purpose but this is not a fast O is to steal to kill and to destroy. Amen. But we just read in first John 38 that for this purpose, was the son of God manifested Jesus has a manifesto and here it is right here in first John 38 he was manifested to destroy I know what I owe. Amen St. it came to steal. Jesus came to destroy the works of the devil Satan's public tell Jesus came to destroy the works of the devil then came to Jason's time to describe the prior no not only had manifesto, but he also had a mandate, a mandate is when someone in authority gives you an order to carry out someone gives you that order and tells you you've got to carry this mission out and there someone in authority and he said I have received Dorothy from my father.

Amen my father has sent me to carry out this manifesto don't don't leave. First John three a but all I would direct your attention to Luke four and you probably know, this verse but I'll read it or 18 in the book of Luke, the spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor me he had given me a mandate to heal and harden to preach reverence to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, and to set at liberty them that are bruised, Jay is a mandate from the father. Amen. He came to heal the broken in heart. He came to preach deliverance to the captives, he claimed to bring healing to those that are blind and any other sickness, and blindness.

Whether spiritually or physically, to set at liberty them that are bruised and the work bruise there means to be crushed under a load to be crushed under something. Amen. And he came to deliver us and set us free from that crushing burden that Satan puts on people and we know that Isaiah 53 says that he was bruised for our iniquities amen was across the word there means crusty was cross it was bruised.

He was manifest for this now.

We read in John 1010 I quoted to you that they can come to steal to kill and to destroy. Amen. And the word destroy. In John 1010 in the Greek is absolutely and it means to utterly ruin it does not necessarily mean to kill because tail was already taken care of before he came to steal, and to kill and to destroy the word destroy here means to win something absolutely ruin it. Whereas before where it says no it was a word that led to slaughter. It actually pointed to the slaughtering of the lambs and the sheep at the sacrifices that's the word that it was used Satan's come to kill. He's come to slaughter you as the sheep slaughtered. Now I didn't have you read further. But if you we always lift John 1010 out of the chapter because it's one of those verses that stands alone and can preach the gospel by itself, but if you read the whole chapter of John 10. What is he talking about. He goes on to say that he's the good Shepherd that he came to give his life for the sheep that he came. The lady is like down for the sheep that there are hirelings out there" out there. They come in to try to steal and kill and slaughter the sheep and their bosses. None other than Satan, he wants to slaughter you want your life you want to take you out, but if you like because that's what the word destroy here means to grow in your life he will be can ruin your life with drugs and alcohol.

You don't have to die of an overdose.

You can just have a ruined life.

You can just be bound by that and can have a normal, happy, free life, because your addicted to drugs and alcohol. You can have the will and life through sexual perversion. Amen.

That is not happy relationship with a husband or wife in a good home and a family and happy like you can just go from man to man and woman.

The woman amen.

And today, another thought flamers out there and people think it's liberty and freedom. But the Bible is coming to destroy and by the time people wake up and realize that they've already given their best years to the devil into that. Amen. Anyone still ruin your life with divorce and broken families with rebellious kids. Kids in jail kids on drugs. Amen. Kids that are OR you know just in all manner of things the enemy has a try to destroy and ruin their lives. It breaks your heart when you see your child or your grandchild and you can see where their life is being ruined by the devil. Amen. He wants to ruin your life with depression and mental illness.

You may have a perfectly healthy body not had any medical problems whatsoever. But if you are playing with depression and old Christian and mental illness. That's a terrible way to live. Sometimes people are there in that situation. They are scared to die, but they hate to live. Amen. That never afraid to die. And that's a good thing because Satan wants to take it to its automatic culmination which is suicide. That's where he wants to take them. Ultimately, because that's what his agenda is not what is manifesto is is to kill.

Amen. But some people don't have that nerve to do that or they may have enough of the fear of God or biblical knowledge on their hearts that they don't want to go to hell, but what a miserable life stages come to ruin people's lives to serve the devil. People not only ultimately, the wages of sin is death, but he wants to ruin your life. Jesus was manifested was manifested number one we read in verse five getting back the first John, he was destined to take away our sins and he was manifested to destroy the works of because the data model is on the loose. You say well we all we have to do is look out in the world. We see that the devil was on the Lucy has power over the world to bring misery and destruction to people and I'm telling you saying he's not going to quit till we put them in the pit and that's just the way that the truth that the biblical truth the biblical truth is that Satan is the god of this world any exercises and you authority over those in his kingdom and he does not stop it. It's not going to abate. It's going to continue to intensify. Not until announcers quickly read to you what will happen in revelations 20 it says and I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

I like that great chain that means a superduper heavy duty pain called on the serpent just in case you don't know those metaphors.

He tells you which is not devil and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, and cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up. Now that shut him up. By no means that he shut the door and locked it. But I mean, it also means he shut him up ASAP. Please lie God accusing you peace. Amen that he should deceive the nations no more till the thousand years should be fulfilled.

And after that he must be loosed a little season, so is going to get shot up 4000 years, but after a thousand years is going to get loose for a little season were not told how long but verse seven tells us in chapter 20, Revelation, and when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison and is going to go forth and deceive the nations but then were going to find out that when they come from all around the earth, and they can pass the camp of the saints. Now what is the camp of the saints. It is not you and it is not me because were going to be in heaven. This is after the rapture, the camp of the saints is referring to the Jewish people. The nation of Israel on the earth.

They're going to come past the beloved city, how many know what the beloved city is sure ruin their goodness around Jerusalem and Jewish people in Jerusalem are not going to have a chance.

They're going to be surrounded by these nations that sank in his leading. But guess what, and fire came down from God out of heaven and devoured them by then and now are the nations and the people and that was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night forever and ever and that the chart say in those not told you what the word destroy man in John 1010 means to ruling ultimately ruined.

But in first John 38 where it says that Jesus came to destroy the works of the devil that destroy is a another Greek word Lou oh and it simply means to reduce to unbind to untie to break or to sever it is used when it says that on John the Baptist said I'm not worthy to untie loose your sandals, it needs to untie something, therefore you unbind it. Amen. That's what the word means in first John 38. So what does that tell us it tells us this Jesus came to do what the devil has done to do some distraction that Satan is in people's lives.

We have a choice, were born in sin when were born.

He's our master and by the time most of us realize that we can be say bad things happen in our lives, not not me personally because I was fortunate enough to be saved as a child, but for the most part when many of you came to the Lord Jesus already men out in the world of sin and the devil already done his stuff to you. Amen. Jesus was fast to do the works of the devil. I like to put it this way, they came to retire. They also made rid time from the number one copy with God because the Bible says we get from God by our sin and the wicked works of our mind, but now through Jesus Christ.

He has reconciled us to himself and not imputing our sins to us. Like I preach last week but putting them on Jesus. So first and foremost he restore our peace with the restore our relationship with God.

Amen said that now we can come boldly to the throne of grace and say, father, amen. And that we that God loves us is a loving, caring and merciful God, and in giving God so he restores our peace with God.

He restores our peace with others with authors when you get saying there may have been people that you possibly have grievances with and problems with in troubles with and when you get saved, start working on your heart to make it right. I didn't even know my mother's true mother which is my blood grandmother Ty was nine years old. I didn't even know her. I thought Foster grandmother was my grandmother. One day I get a letter in the mail. I'm nine years old and from my aunt used to send me things for my birthday and Christmas and all my aunt in Pennsylvania and she wrote me and said your grandmother really loves that picture of you. I went to my mother a son who's my grandmother.

She said my grandmother and my mother was like oh she had been saved very long. She had spoken to her mother. They had real serious issues between the two of them that went all the way back from my mother was a baby and so she they were on speaking terms. My mother didn't even tell me that she existed and I was her one and only grandchild because my mother sister never had children.

So I was her one and only grandchild and I was nine years old before I found out who she was. But see, it was time now. My mom had to deal with it. Amen. Now God wanted to bring peace. He wanted to reconcile.

Amen. Which was totally unlike an silly elbow between the two of them because this is no way he was going to happen without Jesus is no way I would ever happen without the Lord. Amen.

But he undo the big mess the unforgiveness. The anger, the risk that I'm a kind of give us peace with God. Peace with one another and peace with ourselves, my God, you don't beat yourself up anymore. You regret and have remorse over and you made in the past. If you could go back and do it again. All of us. If we can go back and do it again.

The difference knowing what we know now do it differently. Amen. But you can't go back and undo that. But through the blood of Christ, he could undo all the bad that come out of it on things that came no he came the risk our peace healing. If you need healing. Amen. He came to break every chain that's another way we could the definition of this word means to undo to unbind to untie to unloose to break the chain, he came to break the chains of bondage sin and sickness and addiction. All of those things became to us. Amen. He said this is my manifesto and this is my mandate to destroy the works of the devil. What you and I have got to learn to do is we always stop to determine the source of something when something is occurring, we gotta determine the source of it.

Okay Satan is come to steal to kill and to destroy anything that falls in that category comes from Satan not from God. Amen.

Is the author of life is the author of healing and pace. Amen. Satan is always giving God, what God is, we gotta determine the way we know that we know we are not under his authority and Jesus came to destroy the work of the devil in our lives. Amen. What I devil chasing sermon Jesus manifesto and mandate. Jesus said of Satan, the thief is, but to steal and kill and to destroy. This is his one and only agenda and he is working in great wrath, knowing his time is short. First John 38 tells us what Jesus manifesto is for this purpose, was the son of God manifest that he might destroy the works of the devil.

This means to undo Jesus was manifest to loose us from the power of sin, bondage, sickness, torment, and to take back what the devil stole from us to destroy the works of the destroyer because he was sent by his father with heaven's authority. It was his mandate and he went forth implementing his mission by the anointing upon the authority the first time he walked into a synagogue, the demons, and a man cried out, let us alone. Now Jesus of Nazareth are you come to destroy us. The answer is yes.

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