PROPHETIC DECREE Dan 1:4 They had to be handsome, intelligent, welltrained, quick to learn, and free from physical defects, so that they would be qualified to serve in the royal court. Ashpenaz was to teach them to read and write the Babylonian language. TITHE & OFFERING THE MELCHIZEDEK ORDER THE PRIESTHOOD OF CHRIST Heb 5:9 When he was made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all those who obey him, Heb 5:10 and God declared him to be high priest, in the priestly order of Melchizedek. THE MELCHIZEDEK PRIESTHOOD GIVES TO MAN THE AARONIC PRIESTHOOD TAKES FROM MAN. Gen 14:18 And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the most high God. Gen 14:19 And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth: THE MELCHIZEDEK ORDER IS AN ORDER OF BLESSINGS. JESUS PRIESTHOOD IS ONE OF BLESSINGS NOT CURSES CREATION & REDEMPTION WE BELIEVE GOD FOR HIS BLESSINGS IN CREATION, WE MUST EQUALLY BELIEVE HIM FOR HIS BLESSING IN REDEMPTION. CREATION – SUN WILL RISE AND SET REDEMPTION – HEALING, PROSPERITY, PROTECTION, FAVOUR & RESTORATION HE DIED AND ROSE AGAIN TO BE OUR HIGH PRIEST TO CONFER US WITH DAILY BLESSINGS CHRIST IN YOU<THE HOPE OF GLORY JOHN 10:10 PRINCIPLE GOD SENT HIS SON [ GRACE ] TO REMOVE THE STRUGGLE FROM LIFE… YOKED TO EGYPT THE CURSE OF SIN IS SWEAT. THE RESTORATION OF GRACE IS REST… YOKED WITH CHRIST … Mat 11:30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Colosians 1:27 To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: Mar 4:37 Suddenly a strong wind blew up, and the waves began to spill over into the boat, so that it was about to fill with water. Mar 4:38 Jesus was in the back of the boat, sleeping with his head on a pillow. The disciples woke him up and said, "Teacher, don't you care that we are about to die?" Mar 4:39 Jesus stood up and commanded the wind, "Be quiet!" and he said to the waves, "Be still!" The wind died down, and there was a great calm. EVERY TOIL MAY HAVE A TOSS EVERY SUDDENLY IN YOUR LIFE WILL COLLIDE WITH THE HOPE OF GLORY. I’D RATHER A SLEEPING JESUS IN MY BOAT THAN NO JESUS AT ALL SONG OF SOLOMON 5:2 HIS EYES MAY BE CLOSED BUT NOT HIS HEART. HES NOT OFFENDED AT YOU BUT YOUR STORM. THE BOAT - HIS PULPIT WHATEVER YOU HAND OVER TO GOD WILL BE PRESERVED IN YOUR STORM REDEMPTIVE POWER Php 2:9 Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: Php 2:10 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; WHATEVER TROUBLES YOU, IF IT HAS A NAME, IT MUST BOW. STORMS ADDICTIONS SICKNESS POVERTY DEPRESSION JEALOUSY Luke 8:30 And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: because many devils were entered into him. CHRIST IN U, HOPE OF GLORY Act 3:6 Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk. Act 3:16 It was the power of his name that gave strength to this lame man….