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John 6:53-57
Then Jesus said to them, “ Most assuredly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life in you. 54 Whoever eats My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day. 55 For My flesh is food indeed, and My blood is drink indeed. 56 He who eats My flesh and drinks My blood abides in Me, and I in him. 57 As the living Father sent Me, and I live because of the Father, so he who feeds on Me will live because of Me.

John 6:60-61
60 Therefore many of His disciples, when they heard this, said, “This is a hard saying; who can understand it?”
61 When Jesus knew in Himself that His disciples complained about this, He said to them, “ Does this offend you?

John 6:66-69
From that time many of His disciples went back and walked with Him no more. 67 Then Jesus said to the twelve, “ Do you also want to go away?”
68 But Simon Peter answered Him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. 69 Also we have come to believe and know that You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”

The call to the next level will always produce casualties. When Jesus called his disciples to a higher level of intimacy and commitment, many disciples were not mentally ready to make this migration. The problem was that there is a change in frequency as we get upwardly mobile with God. Adjustments have to be made if we are to get to the next level. Every level demands a new configuration. The next level will always demand a higher level of consecration. The disciples were witnesses of great miracles…they saw Jesus walk on the water; they saw him feed the five thousand; they saw him heal the sick; yet they were unable to follow through to the finish.
Greater levels of authority, power, wisdom, revelation, anointing lie at the next level….when you come into a place of ONENESS with Christ.

Jesus was even ready to dismiss the twelve disciples that were left standing. 
He had the power to raise Lazarus from the dead, He can raise anyone to serve Him. 
Those that remained with the Lord declared that “they have come to believe”.
This means we need to remain faithful. We need to be consistent in our relationship with Christ and His servants that He has appointed over our lives. This is a “long walk to freedom”. We will eventually “come to believe”. 
Do not expect the bells to ring and the lights to start flashing immediately, but as we walk with Christ, we will come to believe that He is the Son of the Living God.
Lets go higher!

CCF INTERNATIONAL CHURCH CONFERENCE
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
From Thursday 6 September to Sunday 9 September 2012
with Dr S.Y.Govender, Ap Thamo Naidoo

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Sheila and I are preparing to leave Brazil. It is been an amazing, revelatory journey. The Spirit of the Lord impressed upon my heart to speak on the urgency of installing the father/son governmental structure in the various households of faith. This message was well received at all the meetings.

The experience of visiting the jungle in the Amazonas was a truly memorable experience. We visited the indigenous Livramente tribe of Indians who were very hospitable and receptive to our ministry. We are thankful to Geraldo and Tamara  for arranging the Conference in the City Hall of Manaus. A great time of impartation as the Spirit of God moved easily and freely in the meetings. I am thankful to my spiritual sons Marcelo Sant’anna, Marcio Bernadino and Robson Berdeville for accompanying us on this epic journey. 
The memories will remain for a long time.

We are thankful to all our new associations in Rio de Janeiro. The CCF International Brazil family is growing. The leaders have been reminded of the mandate given by the Lord to go into all  the world and to make disciples. We have expanded our view to the others nations on the South American continent. We are pioneers. We cut the road, refusing to build on the foundations of others….we take the risks, we pay the price….we know that the Lord will honour our sacrifices. 

We spent much of this day talking about the Apostolic Conference in Rio de Janeiro in September this year. There is much excitement and anticipation concerning this event. All regions have to commit this event to prayer as the structures of darkness will want to cause chaos in our preparations. 

Here is a simple principle….
We  cannot access the father if we deny the Son.

Matthew 10:32-33
32 “ Therefore whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also confess before My Father who is in heaven. 33 But whoever denies Me before men, him I will also deny before My Father who is in heaven.

Let us use every opportunity to talk about Jesus Christ, the Son of the Living God. We must not allow the wisdom of the Greeks to intimidate us from confessing and declaring that Christ is the wisdom and power of God. 
In environments where there is an absence of His Glory and His Presence, we will also observe an absence of confession, and the throne and the altar has been been overtaken by the operating systems of Babylon and other systems of government that are hostile to the reality that the Church is the Bride of Christ, belonging to Christ alone. Let us confess His Lordship and Kingship.

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