Meeting Notes from Large Group Gatherings

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12/11/2016 (Sun) Ransoms by Bishop Alan Bassette
12/18/2016 (Sun) Maturing Disciples by Benjamin D. Arazu
12/21/2016 (Wed) Knowing Who We Are and Who Christ Is by Benjamin D. Arazu
12/25/2016 (Sun) Having a Plan by Wayne Engram and follow up by Benjamin D. Arazu
12/28/2016 (Wed) Study the Word Daily by Brother Benjamin D. Arazu
12/28/2016 (Wed) How Do I Go About a 21 Day Fast? A conversation between pastor and brother
01/01/2017 (Sun) Three Things We Need to Do in 2017 by Benjamin D. Arazu
01/08/2017 (Sun) Who Is Christ? By Pastor Andrew Traub
01/15/2017 (Sun) Things About Grace by Benjamin D. Arazu
01/15/2017 (Sun) Be Knowledgeable in the Word of God and Avoid False Doctrine by Martin Parker with follow up by Benjamin Arazu
01/18/2017 (Wed) Importance of Understanding by Benjamin D. Arazu
01/22/2017 (Sun) Importance of Holy Communion by Benjamin D. Arazu
01/22/2017 (Sun) Importance of Learning by Benjamin D. Arazu
01/25/2017 (Wed) The Identity of Believers by Benjamin D. Arazu
01/29/2017 (Sun) How to Avoid Panicking by Benjamin D. Arazu
02/01/2017 (Wed) The Danger of Religion by Benjamin D. Arazu
02/08/2017 (Wed) The Love of God by Benjamin D. Arazu
02/12/2017 (Sun) Keep the Fire Burning by Wayne Engram with followup by Benjamin D. Arazu
02/15/2017 (Wed) Faithlessness and Discouragement by Bishop Alan Bassette
02/19/2017 (Sun) Bless the Lord by Wayne Engram with followup by Benjamin D. Arazu
02/26/2017 (Sun) The Great Commission by Benjamin D. Arazu
02/26/2017 (Sun) Children's Time: The Blood of Christ by Martin Parker
03/05/2017 (Sun) How to Follow the spirit of God by Benjamin D. Arazu
03/12/2017 (Sun) Knowing the Love of Christ by Benjamin D. Arazu
03/19/2017 (Sun) Walking in God's Love by Benjamin D. Arazu
03/26/2017 (Sun) It is Finished! by Brother Wayne Engram
04/02/2017 (Sun) When did the old covenant end and the new covenant begin? By Benjamin D. Arazu
04/05/2017 (Wed) The Law Written on Our Hearts is not the Ten Commandments by Benjamin D. Arazu
04/09/2017 (Sun) What is the Law Written on Our Hearts? By Benjamin D. Arazu
04/16/2017 (Sun) The Resurrection is a Person, Not a One Day Event by Benjamin D. Arazu
04/23/2017 (Sun) Audio Recording on YouTube entitled 'Activating Prophecy' by Benjamin D. Arazu
04/23/2017 (Sun) The Man in Christ is Fully Forgiven by Brother Wayne Engram
04/30/2017 (Sun) The Man in Christ is a New Man by Martin Parker based on inspiration from Benjamin Arazu
05/07/2017 (Sun) What is Life? By Benjamin D. Arazu
05/14/2017 (Sun) Biblical Definition of Life (continued) by Benjamin D. Arazu
05/14/2017 (Sun) Who is a mother? By Vivian Mommy" Arazu"
05/24/2017 (Wed) "Spirit of Faith" Notes and YouTube Video by Benjamin D. Arazu
05/28/2017 (Sun) Revival is Coming by 3 Guest Presenters
06/04/2017 (Sun) The Spirit of Faith (continued) - The Law of Faith (Notes and YouTube Video) by Benjamin D. Arazu
06/07/2017 (Wed) Spirit of Faith - Prayer in Faith (Notes and YouTube Video) by Benjamin D. Arazu
06/11/2017 (Sun) Spirit of Faith - Prayer in Faith Part 2 (Notes and YouTube Video) by Benjamin D. Arazu
06/14/2017 (Wed) Supernatural Manifestations by Benjamin D. Arazu
06/18/2017 (Sun) (Blessings of) Seeking the Face of God by Benjamin D. Arazu
06/21/2017 (Wed) Spirit of Faith - Releasing Faith Through Prayer by Benjamin D. Arazu
06/25/2017 (Sun) Culture of a Strong Church, a Culture of Prayer by Benjamin D. Arazu
06/28/2017 (Wed) How to Ask Things in Prayer by Benjamin D. Arazu
07/02/2017 (Sun) Worship is an Important Part of Prayer; Pray in Two Dimensions. by Wayne Engram with followup by Benjamin D. Arazu
07/12/2017 (Wed) Two Dimensions to Prayer (cont) by Benjamin D. Arazu
07/16/2017 (Sun) Two Dimensions of Prayer Review and Essence of Godly Knowledge by Benjamin D. Arazu
07/23/2017 (Sun) Believers are taught to know and not to become by Benjamin D. Arazu
07/26/2017 (Wed) Essence of Godly Knowledge by Benjamin D. Arazu
07/30/2017 (Sun) Essence of Godly Knowledge (continued) by Benjamin D. Arazu
03/11/2018 (Sun) Know Your Nature by Benjamin Arazu
03/18/2018 (Sun) Spiritual Growth by Benjamin D. Arazu
04/01/2018 (Sun) Benefits of Resurrection by Benjamin D. Arazu
06/03/2018 (Sun) Righteousness - an ingredient to Spiritual Growth by Vivienna Arazu
07/01/2018 (Sun) Leading of the Spirit by Benjamin D. Arazu
09/16/2018 (Sun) Spiritual Warfare: Importance of Meditation by Benjamin D. Arazu

Date: 01/08/2017

Presenter: Pastor Andrew Traub

Title: Who Is Christ?

Notes:

Pastor Traub started by reminding us we have a wonderful pastor leading our church and that his (Pastor Traub's) message might be redundant to other messages we have heard in the past. But reminded us that the Truth of God is never redundant.

Today's lesson began with a reading of 1 Timothy 2:1-6 where Paul was talking to Timothy and instructed him to pray. Make sure you pray and keep a life of prayer. Pray for the gospel. Pray for the church. Pray for the pastors. In 1 Timothy 2:4 he stresses that it is the desire of God that everyone be saved. That not a single person be lost. [A]nd to come unto the knowledge of the truth. Salvation comes through knowledge. You will be saved when you know, love, and share the truth.

The Truth which Paul was speaking is that there is one God and one mediator, Christ Jesus. God is the father and the son is the one who came to die on the cross for everyone. He died for all. He does not discriminate.

The love of Christ constrains us (2 Corinthians 5:14-19). God has reconciled us unto himself. Verse 19 tells us who Christ is. God was in Christ. Who was it that was performing the miracles, healing the blind, and making the lame to walk? God was in Christ.

Jesus is almighty god, creator of heaven and earth (John 10:28-30). I and my father are one. The wind and the sea obeyed Him (Matthew 8:27) because He is the creator of all heaven and earth.

Even the disciples were trying to figure out who this man, the Christ Jesus, was (John 14:1-11). How could he raise Lazarus after he was dead for four (4) days. Jesus tells them he is the way and the truth. God can be in multiple places at once because he is infinite. (side note: it was no trick for God to be in heaven and on earth at the same time). If you had known me, your should have known my Father also. This baffled the disciples. [H]e that hath seen me hath seen the Father; I am in the Father, and the Father in me. God was/is in Christ.

If you are looking for Christ, you will find Him in God. And if you are looking for God, you will find Him in Christ. If you want God, come to Jesus and there you will find God.

There is no other place to find salvation other than Christ (Acts 4:10-12). There is no other name, place or person where you can find salvation.

In Acts 2 we learn that the disciples were all together waiting for a sign from the Holy Ghost (Acts 2:1-4) and the sign came and they were all filled. Peter came and told them about the Holy Ghost and Jesus Christ. Acts 2:36 we are told that same Jesus that was crucified was both Lord (ruler of all the world) and Christ.

God wants all men to know the truth and that there is only one (1) mediator (Acts 4:12). Be baptized and repent, both in the name of Jesus Christ and you shall receive the Holy Ghost.

To that accord, after church today, Kovie was baptized in the river in the name of Jesus Christ. A very joyous moment. Pastor Benjamin mentioned the water was so cold his legs went numb! Now that's faith and dedication on both their parts! Praise God!