If You Were My Son…Don’t Leave God Out Of Your Day

Tues 05-07-13
[also re-aired Tues 05-14-13]
Church By Phone

“If You Were My Son”

– What a joy to be with you today.

– God will leave no man unrewarded.

Dr. Murdock has received many messages
over the years from people saying that he’s
been like a father to them.

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Bishop Matthew Ashimolowo introduced
several Pastors to Dr. Murdock and said,
“Do you realize that you’re like a father to them?”

>> see Prayer City in England

The first weekend of September, 2013 Dr. Murdock
will be speaking at the opening of Prayer City.

Dr. Murdock had asked the Lord to raise up sons and daughters from the ministry

Where will I invest next?

Has my investment of time,
energy, and money paid off?

– Dr. Murdock spoke about this
last Sunday, in teaching on
“The 10 Most Important Words
To A Millionaire”, and one of the
10 most important was “investment“.

We’re walking currency.

Our time, energies, discoveries, knowledge, and information is investment.

notes

If You Were My Son…

The Bible is full of information about fathers and sons.

Abraham grew weary of waiting for
Isaac, his son of promise.

Sarah & Abraham doubted
whether or not Sarah could conceive
and so she thought perhaps her
concubine would be who God used
to bring about the child.

And with Hagar, he had his
“son of doubt”, his “son of
unbelief”, Ishmael.

We see Abraham’s affection for his
son Isaac, after God does grant him
and Sarah a son.

And then, whether we understand it
or not, we can read where God asks
Abraham to sacrifice Isaac.

It doesn’t matter if we understand why God asks Abraham to do this, but He does.

The proof of the Bible [isn’t in our understanding
of it, but it] is in the change it creates in us.

When Paul wrote to Timothy, Titus,
Philemon–he was continually
referencing from the perspective of
a father to his sons.

We see this with David, who never
had the affection for Solomon that he
had for Absalom–and the Bible doesn’t
explicitly say why that is.

Throughout the Bible we see
the father-son relationship.

Jesus even goes so far to say, “My Father and I are one.”

Dr. Murdock:

“If you were my son, this is
the counsel I would give you…”

#1 – Never, ever leave God out of the equation.

> Don’t leave God out of your day, out of your life, [not even] for a moment.
> you can fail in a second
> be sensitive to the Holy Spirit’s dealing with you
> it’s in His presence that your conscience will develop
> And it’s only in His presence that you will develop the power to overcome the adversarial environment of the earth
> you were born into an evil, deceptive, destructive world
> And it’s incredibly important that the wrong voices be exposed to you
> The only way to avoid the trap of the wrong voices is to develop an attentiveness to the voice of the Holy Spirit in your life.
> You will go through, son, a lot of doubts about Christianity.
> You will ponder the ways of the Hindus, the Buddhists, the naturalist, the humanist.
> You will see many contradictions in Christianity, and wonder, ‘If God is really in this person how can the act this way?’.
> You will see the weaknesses of strong people.

> The only thing that will stabilize your emotions is time alone with God–the One Who created you.

The proof of God is in the change of human nature:
– Drug addicts, alcoholics, have been set free in a moment

The miracles of God alone are enough to trust Him, to reach for Him:
– Healings, miraculous events
– not that satan doesn’t have an alternative, he certainly does
– we saw this when Moses went into the courts of Pharaoh in Egypt
– Jannes & Jambres threw their rods on the floor, and their rods became snakes also…
– the difference is, Moses’s snake swallowed up their snakes

Now, you will not understand many, many things.
But work, son, with what you do understand.

You understand your conscience:
when you do right you feel good,
when you do wrong, you feel depressed.

When you do the right thing, you feel empowered, strong.
When you do something wrong, you feel weak.

Don’t leave God out of your day, don’t leave God out of your life.

Don’t leave God out of your money, don’t leave God out of your decisions.

Every decision is going to bring increase or decrease.
Your decisions are going to bring joy or sorrow.
Your decisions are going to bring good things
in the future, or good things in the present.
Every decision has a future.

If you choose a woman, her voice will dominate your mind.

And the quality of the woman that you choose
will make all of the difference in your future.

You’ll want to make decisions in the presence of God.

Don’t leave God out of your equation.

It’s going to be really important, son, to treasure the favor of God.

I urge you to place great value on God enjoying you.

If God enjoys you, there’s nothing He won’t do for you.

I’m not talking about God loving you.

When I read in the Bible that He loved everybody, I didn’t feel quite so special.

But the Holy Spirit revealed to me the great difference
between who He loves and who He enjoys.

His love is an opportunity for us.

His joy becomes an opportunity for Him, authorizing Him to bless you.

You don’t have to do anything to get loved,
but you do have to do something to get blessed by God.

It’s not hard to believe in a God.

A book is the proof of an author.

A song is the proof of a composer.

A product is the proof of a creator.

Creation is proof that somebody birthed you into existence.

Whether you see Him or not, doesn’t matter.

Have you ever seen a thought?

Held a dream in your hand?

Have you ever packaged an emotion and handed it to someone?

Jesus was God in the flesh.

Don’t leave God out.

If you decide to leave God out of your life, there’s nobody who can rescue you.

>> see Jonathan Edwards “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”

Paul said, “…knowing the terror of the Lord, we persuade men…”

We persuade men to change, to repent.

We form opinions, judgements in our early childhood.

God has precise expectations of us.

Every relationship depends on the integrity, the honesty of both people.

God made it very clear that if we want success,
we’d follow the path of obedience.
But if we want failure, we can follow
the path of rebellion.

Start with achievable goals.

Set aside a secret place, a prayer room,
but name it. God is very into names.

Establish a routine.

Places matter.

Always enter singing.

The Holy Spirit loves singing.

Sing a new song.

Ps 100:1-3 – Come into His presence singing with thanksgiving.

Keep a prayer book.

Put pictures of the people that you’re praying for in there.

Write down words that the Holy Spirit gives to you.
He may give you words, He may give you a phrase.

Remember the 4-month period where Dr. Murdock spent 9am-1pm praying every day and gave him the 3 words, “Decisions decide wealth.” He never left his house, never received an offering. The Holy Spirit also gave Dr. Murdock 107 decisions to make. They were profound.

When God talks, doubt leaves.

One of the great rewards of entering God’s
presence is that He knows the value of time.

Where ever you invest your time
the most reveals what you love the most.

Time reveals the heart of a man.

When you come into the presence of God, in your secret place:
– keep a large-print, easy-to-read Bible open
– remove all obstacles to God
– don’t make reaching for God any harder
than our rebellious nature already makes it

Set a goal for praying 7-10 minutes.

Don’t try to make it “unforgettable”, just start it.

It’s ok to sleep in God’s presence.
In fact, there’s no better place to sleep.

You don’t have to think of something profound to say.
God is the most comfortable person to be around–
if you accept what He says about Himself in His Word.

Be authentic in God’s presence, be real.

If you’re upset, be upset. If you’re feeling good, let Him know.

Don’t try to be a salesman, or a lawyer, in His presence.

Discuss your feelings, discuss your fears, doubts, and ask questions.

The most powerful thing you’ll ever do is ask questions.

If you were my son…

I would say that getting the Bible, the Word, in your heart is important.

The Word is really seed. It grows.

It grows sensitivity to evil, to righteousness.

The most important benefit of Divine talk with
God–through His Word–is that His words grow
a desire to be right, to look right, to talk right.

When you leave your room of prayer, that world out there
is very anti-righteous–it’s a slick world…

I’m not going to tell you that nothing bad will happen to you…

The very first righteous man that the Bible talks about:
Abel was killed…

Bad things happen to righteous people

Find the right heroes:
– men who live right
– good men
– righteous men, not perfect men
– missionaries
– men who sought to please God

>> see the book by Elizabeth Elliot “Through Gates of Splendor”
>> see William Carey

Dr. Murdock’s mother bought him books about righteous men,
men to admire. People of God to look up to.

Be real careful about who you want to impress.

There’s evil men who have superb, genius minds, clever talking, even “fun”.

Not every evil man looks slick, evil, or coarse.

Not every evil man is an electric orator like Adolf Hitler,
who convinced an entire nation to kill 6 Million Jews.
To eradicate God’s people who Hitler called an “inferior
race”….

Choose men who believe and live according to the Bible.
Men with effort towards God, to model your life after.

You can alter your life quickly through decisions.

Change your focus, change your routine, change your goals.

Set your goals, with pictures, on walls
in front of you–to make you want to rise.

Get pictures of your goals and put them up on your walls.

[Remember Dr.Murdock telling us that our walls should
have pictures of our future, rather than pictures of our past…]

Treasure God’s favor.

Do you think we should trivialize the God of this universe’s favor towards me?

Should be minimize His goodness towards us?

Never treat God like He’s a 12 year-old who’s
never seen the world, or a 4 year-old tantrum-thrower.

Never think you can deceive Him.

He requires the holy tithe:
10% of *everything* that comes into your hand.
Everything–that’s birthday money too–He requires
the 10% that’s His.

God is worthy of absolute surrender.

If God took His hedge off of us, it wouldn’t be worth
living 10 seconds in this world.

Read Psalms 91 over and over again.

Read where He describes His
reward system, verses 3-15,
“Surely He shall…” until the end.

Psalms 91 (NKJV)
He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.” Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler And from the perilous pestilence. He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler. You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, Nor of the arrow that flies by day, Nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, Nor of the destruction that lays waste at noonday. A thousand may fall at your side, And ten thousand at your right hand; But it shall not come near you. Only with your eyes shall you look, And see the reward of the wicked. Because you have made the Lord, who is my refuge, Even the Most High, your dwelling place, No evil shall befall you, Nor shall any plague come near your dwelling; For He shall give His angels charge over you, To keep you in all your ways. In their hands they shall bear you up, Lest you dash your foot against a stone. You shall tread upon the lion and the cobra, The young lion and the serpent you shall trample underfoot. “Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him on high, because he has known My name. He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him and honor him. With long life I will satisfy him, And show him My salvation.”

[prayer]

Father, I pray for every man listening–who is
listening with the ears of son. I ask that you
let these words burn like a fire. I ask You
that radical decisions be birthed out of
these moments to please You.

Father, I stand against every error,
every seed of falsehood that was
planted in our minds about You be
eradicated, ripped out, torn out.
And that truth be placed on the
throne of our minds, and our hearts.

Father, we want to grow way past the “judgement”.
We want to get to the love levels, the peace levels
where we feel comfortable with You. And that
comes with our integrity towards You. You never
expected us to be perfect. You expected us to
mature and grow. You expected us to reach.

You’re not an unreasonable God. You’re not
an illogical God. We will never accept that
from a single human’s lips. Never. Never.

You’re a God of profound mercy, profound
understanding. You’re a God that’s impossible
to deceive and You will not lie to us. Awaken in
us a new passion for You…. Just like our elder
Brother. Lord, we don’t understand all of these
pictures in the Bible, where Jesus is both God
and He’s our elder Brother–we don’t
understand that, Father. We don’t understand that,
but we reach, we grow. We’re listeners, and we’ll ask
You questions and You’ll teach us. You will teach us.
You will teach us. Thank You. Thank You. Thank You.

Father, I pray that You make us masters as receivers.
Masters at receiving. Receiving our own difference,
our own authenticity. Receiving Your assignment for
our life. Receiving the difference in others. We receive
Your mercy with gratitude. We receive the opportunities–
golden opportunities–we receive golden opportunities
that You present in front of us. Lord, I ask You to
make us skilled at receiving correction.

Oh Father…Oh, Father! The rewards of receiving
correction are beyond our comprehension. Beyond
our understanding. Lord, I know that one of the
greatest difficulties in my life was receiving correction.
I ask You for every man listening to me right now.
Every man…oh, let him rise above that. Let him
exercise profound humility to receive quality
correction–not just criticism–and embrace it…!

For Your glory. Amen.

Praise God.

Praise God.

God is doing something profound right now.

God’s going to heal all the wounds your father left in you.

Your father was a human.

And until you accept the humanity in others,
you’re going to hate life, you’re going to hate people.

God’s got ways of keeping people connected to Him.

God’s not going to let anybody become more important than Him.

God’s not about to give you a wife who substitutes for Him.

God’s not about to give you a friend that’ll substitute for Him.

And none of God’s gifts will replace Him.

None of His gifts will come close to Him.

The gifts can’t replace the Giver.

Just like a factory.

Can’t you imagine how the factory is far
more powerful than the product that it produces?

So is the Creator.

This has been the first sharing on

If You Were My Son

It’s been we very full day.

An informative day.

Dr. Murdock says that he’s learning
faster than he’s ever learned in his lifetime.

Any seed that you plant in this ministry is important.

To plant the most generous seed that you can imagine, call:

866-874-8674

Dr. Murdock is planning on putting together
a library for his spiritual sons in the The Lord.

He’s going to talk to us about financial secrets.

Things that we should know or do.

He’s going to talk to us about organizing our life, our world.

He’s going to talk to us about reading.

Knowing how to manage time.

Dr. Murdock really believes that money is
more important than anyone has told us.

And our time is the first thing
that we need to learn how to manage.

You need to manage your time before
you learn to manage your money.

So he’s going to talk to us about
that just as if we were his son.

Every father wants a bank account for his son.

Every father wants to impart, deposit into his son.

It’s the son who can receive–he’s the rare son.

Big difference between Absolom and Solomon.

Big difference between John the Beloved and Judas.

There’s not a doubt in Dr. Murdock’s mind
that he can radically affect our lives for success.

And any ladies that are listening to Church By Phone,
stay with us because you’re going to learn how to
mentor your son. It’s worthy.

The phone number to sow into Dr. Mike Murdock’s ministry is

866-874-8674

There’s been 8 levels of sowing seed that
Dr. Murdock has seen radical blessings flow out of.

However, the most radical seed-sowing level
is the 9th level, that he’s spoken very little about.

If you want to experience the most wonderful waves of knowledge,
join Dr. Murdock in planting a $112 seed every Sunday.

If you’re unable to do that right now,
sow once a month, on the first Sunday
of every month.

Just sow with Psalms 112 in mind.

There’s no limit to obedience.

God will honor you where you meet Him.

He’ll honor you where you meet Him.

Father, thank You for our family.

[and Dr. Murdock added]:

“Father, if what I’m saying about
sowing and reaping is just for Mike
Murdock, and just for my personal
gain, then let there be a curse on my
ministry. May my tongue cleave to
the roof of my mouth…”

🙂

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Asking Questions About Your Assignment, And Inviting in God’s Renovation & Innovation In Your Life

Live from Lagos, Nigeria 3am local time
The Weekend, May 3rd-5th, 2013

To receive Dr. Murdock’s text msgs,
text the word wisdom to
46768

Bishop Matthew was speaking with Dr. Murdock recently,
and Dr. Murdock’s known him from
>> Church in Great Britain
>> Gathering of Champions
Some of the speakers
Jesse Duplantis
TD Jakes

Bill Winston

Dr. Murdock has gone every year for the past 13 years.

Nations have different character.

Poland was just intense listeners…

Pastor Matthew told Dr. Murdock,
If you chose to do so, you [Dr. Murdock] could
speak every week in Nigeria, in the greatest, largest
churches in the world.

Dr. Murdock’s considered it for Brazil, perhaps
preaching there for 2 years…

And he has thought, What if I gave myself–
what if I focused one solid year in Nigeria,
and believed God for 3,000 new preachers
called to preach…?

Nigeria is the #1 place for showing honor.
Nigerians know more about the heart of
Christ, and the Christian life than (almost)
any other people in the world. They just
love God. They love each other, they love
worshipping.

No other place compares.

They love the Presence of God, and they
love his preachers.

Even the waiters providing room-service
are thankful that you’re there.

Dr. Murdock was talking with Bishop
Basel Tryon in Durban, South Africa.

Familiarize
Neutralize
Equalize

When you’re people become overly-familiar
with you, they move into an “equalize” posture.

You’re no longer their leader, you’re no longer
their spiritual father.

They feel *equal* with you.

There is no authority.

No breathing out of the anointing down on the protege.

And that’s when your influence is neutralized.

You cannot raise up somebody who does not sense the
greatness of God in you.

The Timothy House

Please pray about it.

If you’re an architect designer and would like to be a part,
email Dr. Murdock at drmike@churchbyphone.com

He’s just looking for people with passion, who’s goal is to
work for God, at any level.

Dr. Murdock doesn’t feel the setup right now at the Wisdom
Center is world-class.

And the more comfortable you are, the better you learn.
Pressure is debilitating to your learning capacity.

Reducing distractions multiplies your ability to learn.

Part of the vision of the Timothy House:
– individual rooms, bathrooms
– NOT a “dormitory”-type setting where there’s bunk beds
and lines in front of a bathroom every morning to get ready
– a secret place for every room
– privacy
– the same building
– fellowship, praying together too
– a collective secret place
– a “Neiman Marcus” Bible School
– not a Walmart “circus” 😉

Dr. Murdock’s passion right now is to launch,
to catapult people into their assignment for God.

Plan on a “Timothy seed”.

Some words floating around in Dr. Murdock’s spirit:
Renovation – God’s about to renovate
the assignment in your life
Innovation – God’s about to bring
about a major shift in your life

[Pastor Tim Walker joins the call]

Asking Questions

Ask yourself 10 questions a day.

Dr. Murdock helps us to develop our life-plan
by encouraging us to know our assignment.

Discern your gifts, your talents, your abilities.

What has God called us to be, do, have…?

3 Questions, tied to your life plan

Some people call it “God’s will”…

But it’s more specifically, God’s assignment for us.

God’s will can leave room for people to put it all off on
God, saying that it’s “destiny” and there’s no use
doing anything.

But God’s power is released when you speak
God’s Word, His plan.

Did you know that God gave Joseph the
“plan of plenty”…?

And Joseph went to Pharaoh with that plan of plenty
and he spoke that plan, he spoke those words.

He followed the action steps of God.

And Egypt was prepared for the famine.

It’s very important to have a plan.

Dr. Murdock has taught for years,
“The anointing is on the plan.”

Have a plan of where you want to go, and
what you want out of life.

Prov 29:18 – Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.

#1 Where do you want to go?
– the reason many of us to not get to where we want to go is because:
> We do not know the price
> We have not done the research
> We have not laid out the action steps of the plan that
God has for you, the plan that God’ll give to you.

Ask yourself questions right now, with “Where do you want
to go?” in mind as you’re asking…

– If you could see yourself 5 years from now, where are you?
10 years, 20 years–what are you expecting to see?
– Where would you live?
– Where are you in your career?
– What do you want to change in your career?
– Where do you want to advance?
– What education do you need to finish?
– What degree do you need to finish?
– What kind of relationship do you want to have with your spouse?
– What kind of relationship do you want to have with your children?

This is big–just begin to ask yourself questions.

What does your relationship with God look like?

So many of us are trying to figure
out our relationship problems
with everybody else, but if you
want favor with man, you’d
better figure out your favor
with God first(!).

That’s a key to success.

Some of us have been doing it backwards
(and try to get favor with man first).

God can turn the hearts of kings.

Get favor with God first.

#2 How are you gonna get there?
Plan a course of action to get there.
What do I have to do?

#3 Are you willing to pay the price?

– What is the price?
– How much is it?

– Is it education, a degree, that you’ll need?
What will it cost you in time, money, family, hobbies?

Achieving success at anything
requires a certain level of sacrifice.

Are you willing to invest the cost
of what it’s going to take to get there?

Michelangelo, who spent 4 years lying on his back
painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, said:
“If people knew how hard I had to work to gain
my mastery, it wouldn’t seem wonderful at all.”

It takes about 4 years to get a degree, and
sometimes that’s what it feels like: lying on
your back.

> Where do you want to go?
> How are you going to get there?
> Are you willing to pay the price?

– If you don’t learn to take risks with
your life, you’ve already failed.

– Pain is only temporary, but the benefits can last forever.

So be willing to pay the price.

With the Timothy House, your support will
help to creat a life-plan for someone.

What you make happen for others,
God will make happen for you.

5 things that Pastor Tim believes will be attached to the
seed-sowing into the Timothy House.

#1 A plan to chart your course.
– it’s like a treasure map

#2 A stream of strategies to start your dream.

#3 A dream team in your life to make it happen.
A team of people that staff your weakness.
Where you’ll become a magnet for the people
you’ll need to take care of the things you want
done, but don’t know how, or don’t have time to do.

Live your life in the energy of people that’re making it happen.
The right people are going to enter, you’re going to know who
they are. You’re going to discern who they are.
There’s momentum in a moment, when the creative juices
are flowing.
This Timothy House seed to that you sow is going to be
“the seed of momentum” in your life.

Here’s what determines momentum: the size(/mass) and the weight.

Don’t be small-minded.

Consider sowing a seed that moves you, and creates momentum.

The speed of your obedience determines the speed of your harvest.

Don’t negotiate with that–when you feel that unction, that inner prompting, just obey–as quickly as you want to receive your harvest.

#4 Tools to accomplish your work.
Divine tools to help you accomplish your work.

Everything you have is enough to create the future you desire.
Bring everything you (currently) have to its highest level.
Create the best with everything that you currently have.

#5 Answers to your toughest questions

This Timothy House is going to make people’s life more effective.
It’s going to make Dr. Murdock’s life/ministry more effective.

Look at King Hezekiah.

He honored God in everything that he did.

That’s the secret if you want to enter the mastery of success,
learn to honor God.

But also note with Hezekiah, he became the target of warring nations.

King Hezekiah would always follow the same formula:
Goto God in prayer, and honor God’s commands.

What momentum would you create in your life if you
would just learn to follow the commands that God gives you?

Some of us are waiting for a prophesy, or a word from
God, but we have the Word of God. He’s shown us what to do.

And Hezekiah relied on obeying what
he heard from God in prayer to rule his life.

When Hezekiah needed action steps, he would immediately go to
God in prayer–he wouldn’t think about it, or put it on a “goals” list.

It wasn’t a surprise to God when Hezekiah showed up to pray.

“Give ear, O God…”
“Open Your eyes, O God…”

Have that constant mindset, to have

He was open and honest. He was transparent before the Lord.

He waited for God to show him what to do next.

Could that be a great harvest if God
would just show you what to do next?

You know what? God’s not going to give you a
new set of commands until you follow the last set of commands.

You’ve got to go back and face your failure.

Look at the life of Moses.

God took him right back to where he’d killed that Egyptian taskmaster.

You’re never going to go to the next level
of success until you go back and face your failure.

Like Hezekiah:

Be honest.

Honor God.

Be humble.

Be respectful of Who God is.

Become dependent on God’s action steps.

If you don’t hit your mark, don’t get discouraged.

Evaluate, retool, retweak things.

You try and you go at it again.

The winners in life are constantly
updating the vision plan for their life.

And they learn great things from their own failure.

If you’re going through a season of failure, you’re
just learning another way not to do something.

Some goals never change, but the process to get there changes.

Where do you want to be spiritually?

What are the type of family relationships that you desire?

Harvey Mackay:
“Failures don’t plan to fail, they fail to plan.”

Develop a life plan for what you want to achieve in life.

Have the mind of God.

Have the action steps of what you want to be and do,
what you want to have in your life.

Know the value of creating a life plan.

Help create a house of learning with the
Timothy House.

to sow:
1-866-874-8674

The Law of Expectation

The Law of Expectation
Mon 03-25-13
Church By Phone

There’s nothing like the comfort
of the Presence of the Holy Spirit

His Presence is the only
place my weakness can die.

His Presence incubates a
persuasion about my difference.

That’s the only place I can
really know my assignment,
is in His Presence.

The Holy Spirit is a Person,
not a presence.

He’s a Person with a Presence.
ex: the barking of a dog is not a dog

The Presence of God is not God.
It’s the proof of God.

In His Presence I can change.

We’ve been dealing
with the Laws of God.

And it’s His Laws that
create my prosperity.

Not His Love.
The Love of God does
not guarantee prosperity.
The Laws of God
guarantee prosperity.

Which explains why some
missionaries are broke,
while evil men have wealth.

God does not decide
who receives wealth.

His Laws decide where
prosperity thrives and lives.

Psalms 112
Praise the Lord!
Blessed is the man
who fears the Lord,
who greatly delights
in his commandments!
His offspring will be
mighty in the land;
the generation of the
upright will be blessed.
Wealth and riches are
in his house, and his
righteousness endures
forever. (Ps 112:1-3 ESV)

Entering a country does
not ensure all will be well.

I must love His Comandments.

So it is in the Kingdom of God.

The Law of Expectations

notes

God says:
I have expectations. I have instructions.

There are Divine formulas,
Divine equations.

And just like if you add one more part
oxygen to H2O (water), and it becomes
H2O2 (hydrogen peroxide), which can
kill you–tampering with God’s
“formulas” can mean catastrophe.

Jonah shows us this.

God doesn’t do this with everybody.

Some people die, like
Ananias & Saphira, or Korah.

God handles people
in a customized fashion.

The Holy Spirit is both universal,
with certain Laws for everyone,
and yet He talks to us all differently.

He customizes certain instructions.

Children are all different.

But there’s formulas
that work for each one.

And there’s a formula
that works for me.

What about the Law of Expectation?

You can measure a man
of God not by his Divine
giftings & talents, but
by the man’s fear of God.

Does he have a true fear
and reverence of holy things?

Does he honor other men
who have a true fear of God?

Compare Saul, with an anointing upon
him, and David, with a heart after God,
seeking after God.

The Life of God in me produces
peace, prepares me for eternity.

The Laws of God, which I can choose
to obey or disobey, produce good fruit,
prosperity.

In the Scriptures, the Bible equates
wisdom with money, and it also
equates wisdom with prosperity.

One of the greatest rewards
of prosperity is influence.

If I have something that I want
to teach, influence will help.

There’s a Law of Focus
There’s a Law of Belief

Tonight we’re talking about
the Law of Expectation

Who has received, or been a part of
more miracles than Oral Roberts?

Oral Roberts told Dr. Murdock:

“The greatest secret of my
ministry is: Sowing a seed
toward a desired result.”

“The greatest mistake a Pastor can
make is to try and preach a different
sermon, a different message every
Sunday, when the people didn’t
get the topic of the first one yet.”

“Every man has a theme
given him for his life.”

Everybody arrives damaged,
everybody becomes damaged.
We need a Healer in our life.

“Expect a miracle.”

The Law of Expectation runs the Earth.

Expect great things.

What we’re hearing every
day really affects our faith.

What is faith?
Expectation.

Expectation works, even
in ungodly situations.

God came down to visit
the Tower of Babel

And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower which the sons of men had built. And the Lord said, Behold, they are one people and they have all one language; and this is only the beginning of what they will do, and now nothing they have imagined they can do will be impossible for them. Come, let Us go down and there confound (mix up, confuse) their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech. So the Lord scattered them abroad from that place upon the face of the whole earth, and they gave up building the city. Therefore the name of it was called Babel–because there the Lord confounded the language of all the earth; and from that place the Lord scattered them abroad upon the face of the whole earth. (Genesis 11:5-9 AMP)

They were expecting
to reach the heavens.

God said:
The thing they’ve
imagined they can do.

Expectation…

It makes a ball player
become a superstar.

Read Charles S. Price’s book,
The Law of Faith
and see the part in there about
>> the woman in the wheelchair
that expected to be healed

What should I expect?
You should expect God to reward you.

The woman with the issue of blood.
Jesus did not have her on His schedule,
she had Him on her schedule.

Look at the men who tore open the roof
so their friend on the stretcher could be
lowered down to where Jesus was, and
the man was gloriously healed.

The blind man who cried out to Jesus,
his friends told him to shut up, and the
Bible says “he cried out all the more”.
He was expecting Jesus to heal him.

Remember when Jesus told the
doubters to get out the room? Why?
Because they diminished the fragrance
of expectation in there.

Expectation has an aura, a fragrance.

The fact is, the words that I speak
create death or they create life.

3 Keys:

1) I’ll never receive from God what I
want, I’ll only receive from God what
I’m truly expecting.

2) What I do reveals
if I’m truly expecting.

3) God is glorified, magnified,
and satisfied when He finds a
believer using their faith wrapped
with expectations.

Jesus working with expectations:
– The woman at the well, “I’ll give you
water so you’ll never thirst again.”

– Jesus teaching Peter about
prosperity, and the 100-fold
return in Mark 10

– “Come unto me all ye who labor
and are heavy laden and I will
give you rest…”

The best people in my life are
the people that help me expect
my miracle.

Expect God’s favor.
Expect doors to open.
Expect my job to open up.
Expect the healing of Jesus to flow.

What am I expecting?

Not expecting from people,
God works through people

Expecting from the character of God.

God has arranged a standardized level
of disappointment in people so that
I will be reliant on, and bonded to Him.

God wants me to know His difference:
– There is one God
– There is none like Him

I expect God’s character to benefit me.

I expect the Laws of
God to work for me.

I expect faith to attract
the supernatural.

I expect my sins to be forgiven.

I expect the Holy Spirit to help
my decision-making ability.

I expect God to stop my adversaries.

And every time opened His mouth,
He gave us something to expect.

Father, help us to turn off the voices that birth our doubts, and help us to turn on to the sounds that unlock our expectations. We’re expecting 2013 to be the Year of Prosperity. You said you’d give seed to anyone that sows seed. 2013 is the sower’s year. I’m not expecting the harvest, I’m expecting uncommon seed to enter my life–and I can plant, and I can sow. And I sow with expectation. Just like Elijah showed the widow what she should be expecting.

Luke 6:38 (NKJV) – “Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you.”

“Giving” happens once in that
Scripture, and then God gives
me 7 levels of expectation harvest:
1. It’ll be given to me
2. Good measure
3. Pressed down
4. Shaken together
5. Running over
6. Put into my bosom
7. Measured back to me
in the same level (of ex-
pectation) that I give it in

Thousands have planted
seeds, but the ones that
get the harvest know the
Law of Expectation.

Praise God!

Don’t let anybody tamper
with my success equation
Don’t let anybody tamper
with my prosperity equation

Don’t sit there absorbing
unbelief and doubt

[Rather,] wrap expectation
around my seed.

Praise God!

Lift your right hand high
and say these words:

I expect my sins to be
forgiven. [say it again]
I expect my sins
to be forgiven.
I expect my family to
serve God.
I expect the Holy Spirit
to double my wisdom.
I expect God to multiply
my seed 100-fold.
I will master the art of
endless expectation.

Praise God.

Work with my expectation.

Impregnate every
conversation with the
seed of expectation.

Make every conversation
pregnant with words of
Divine expectation of
what God will do.

Praise God!

Coming up…

Tomorrow
The Law of Faith

The next night
The Law of Favor

The next night
The Law of Focus

and then…
The Law of Gratitude

To call Dr. Murdock’s
assistant (to plant a seed):

866-874-8674

Ask for this gift, say, “I want
the gift copy of the Law of
Expectation,” on CD
[note: I believe these
recordings/gifts are only
available for any seed sown
within the 24 hours following
this call. So this specific re-
cording would be available
until 9-10pm CST Tues 03-26-13.

But you can ask for the
previous night’s recording,
whichever one it is, to be
sent to you on CD so that
you can listen to it over and
over, whenever you sow.]

If I change my expectations,
I will change my experiences.

God wants to be trusted.

The most important
Scripture in the Bible:

Numbers 23:19 – “God is not a man, that He should lie, Nor a son of man, that He should repent. Has He said, and will He not do? Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?”

Dr. Murdock planted a $200 seed
that was the money he was going
to use to buy clothes.

Since planting that seed, people
have bought him clothes all over
the world for the last 43 years,
and God taught him,

What I am willing to walk away from
determines what I will receive from God.

Joseph walked away from Potiphar’s
wife and God gave him the throne.

The widow of Zarephath walked away
from her last meal and God fed her
through the famine.

What I’m willing to walk away from
determines what God’ll bring me.

A second $200 seed he planted
in the Maybe Center in June 1994.

In less than 30 days later, on July the 15th,
the Holy Spirit visited him supernaturally
in his bedroom and forever changed his life.

Dr. Murdock was at a Pastor’s conference and
the preacher asked the 3,000 Pastors there to plant
a $200 seed to buy a house for Oral Roberts.

And the man who asked them to plant the $200 seed
prayed that the Holy Spirt would visit them. [Again,]
In less than 30 days, the Holy Spirt visited Dr. Murdock
and forever changed his life.

Expectation.

There was a woman in Knoxville,
Tennessee who came up to the
podium and said, “My ex-husband
has not paid me child-support in
15/16 years.”

Dr. Murdock asked her, “Did you
put his name on that seed that
you planted tonight?”.

She said, “I did.”

And so Dr. Murdock said,
“Then relax, and let the
Holy Spirt go to work.”

In 14 days she received
her first check from her
ex-husband.

The first check in 15 years.

The first check: $65,000.

Your words reveal your expectations.

My words reveal my expectations.

When I speak words of doubt and
unbelief, I authorize demonic interception.

Thank God, I’ve got a God Who cares.

Praise God.

Praise God!