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Put your hand on your Bible and say
This is God’s Holy , written to me. I receive it as a direct word for me, too me, it is going to work in me. Every single promise is mine. I’m going to see results on this word, it will not slip me by, it will not pass me by, it will do what it is send for and it will be prosperous in the end. Kobus is anointed to teach, and the whole atmosphere is going to change, right now, all around me, because of God’s Word.
I believe it and that is faith.
Change the scenery, Change the sound
So, where do we put our faith in? In God’s Word. Because faith comes by hearing God’s Word. This is where our faith is. So may God do a supernatural thing for every person reading this.
Maybe I should start of again by reminding you that John 1 and Genesis 1 start more or less the same. Both start with “In the beginning…” The one says: In the beginning God created…, the other one says: In the beginning was the Word…
God created the heaven and the earth. Then it says: The earth was empty, everything was empty and without form. It says: In the beginning was the Word, and this Word was with God. This world was empty and without form and then God said… In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and this Word was God. And God said…
John 1:1 – In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He goes on by saying everything that was made, was made by Him. By Whom? By the WORD! So in the beginning was the Word, the Word was with God, the Word was God.
(But Kobus, we’ve known this since we were small)… As we go on in, in the first 5 minutes, you’re going to check out if you really knew it.
In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Without Him nothing was made that was made.
14 says : (We know it, but do we know it? ) And the word was made flesh and dwelt among us.
In other words: God came out of the invisible, which is Word, into the visible, to show us how to operate. Alpha, Omega; the beginning and the end of the Greek alphabet. Beginning and end. This word became flesh and dwelt among us. This earth, this world was empty and without form, and then God said… If you want to change the scenery… you got to change the sound.
The world was empty, dark, void and without form. And God said: ‘Let’s change the scenery.’ Ten times in Gen 1, God SAID! ‘Let there be LIGHT…’ and the minute the thing that God said to change the scenery, came, God immediately said again: ‘It was good’. And then God said: ‘Let the water divide itself from the waters…
And then God said it was good. And then God said: ‘Let there be plants and let there be vegetations…’, and then God said that it was good. And then God said: ‘Let there be trees and let there be animals…’ And God said it was good. Alpha, Omega; the beginning and the end of the Greek alphabet. Beginning and end.
This word became flesh and dwell among us. This earth, this world was empty and without form, and then God said… If you want to change the scenery you got to change the sound. The world was empty, dark, void and without form. And God said: ‘Let’s change the scenery.’
Ten times in Gen 1, God SAID! ‘Let there be LIGHT…’, and the minute the thing that God said tochange the scenery, came, God immediately said again: ‘It was good’. And then God said: ‘Let the water divide itself from the waters… And then God said it was good. And then God said: ‘Let there be plants and let there be vegetations…’, and then God said that it was good. And then God said: ‘Let there be trees and let there be animals…’ And God said it was good.
So every time God SAID, it changed the scenery, and every time the scenery changed, God said it was good. So the Word became flesh and dwelt among us to show us how Word operates. I said it a hundred times, if it is not a thousand times. A wallet keeps money, a knife cuts, a spoon feeds, a shoe walks, a car drives and a word speaks. So if God is Word, then, when He speaks, that is what He is supposed to do. When God speaks, that is what He does best, because He is Word. If a knife cuts, and a spoon feeds and a car drives, then a word speaks.
When you get it your life will change no matter how simple this may sound. So, to change the scenery you must change the sound!
John 1:4 In Him was life; and the life was the light of men. In other words: before there was sight there was sound. Because everything was dark and then God said, then there were light, and then the scenery changed.
It’s that simple. I want to challenge every person reading this Book; to say to me what I said was simple. It’s some of the most profound things that I just said now, that you have heard in all of your life. Before there was sight there was sound. If you want to change the scenery you have to change the sound. God is Word; the only thing that a word can do is speak, because that is the character of a word. When He speaks, that is God’s operating power, busy showing Himself to you. So if you want to be busy with God, listen, hear and say what He says.
Matthew 7:24 Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:
:25 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat up that house; and it fell nor: for it was founded upon a rock.
:26 And everyone that hear these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand;
:27 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.
:28 And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine:
Luke 4:32, 36 And they were amazed by His teaching, for His word was with authority and ability and weight and power. And they were all amazed and said to one another: ‘What kind of talk is this?
For with authority and power He commands the foul spirit and they come out!’
So the only thing that can happen when he speaks is power because that is his character of word, it must speak. So if a knife cuts and a spoon feeds and a word speaks, then there must be something when the word speaks.
Matthew 8:5 And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him,
:6 And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented.
:7 And Jesus saith unto him, I will come and heal him.
:8 The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof:
bur speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed.
Here is a man speaking to the Word, which was God, which is God. Everything was made by Him and nothing was made that was not made by Him. This Word is now flesh, standing. And this man speaks to the Word and said: ‘Word, if You speak the Word only, my servant shall live! I acknowledge You are the Word, so the only thing You can do is Word. So, Word, just speak a word and my servant shall live.’
Do we know with Whom we have to do? If we say: ‘Jesus’, we speak the Word. Everything that was made, was made by Him and without Him was nothing made that was made. So if I talk to Word and I say a word, and if I take the sayings of the Word and do the word, I shall be like a man who builds his house upon a rock and no matter what comes, the house will stand, because Word is in operation.
Matthew 8:9 For I am a man under authority having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh: and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it.
:10 When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said to them that followed, Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel.
Now I want to help you, you must see how many times the disciples marvelled. Marvel means: I am totally astonished, amazed, put out of my place. The disciples marvelled when He multiplied the bread and when He walked on the water. The disciples marvelled. But only once in the Bible God marvelled, and it is right here when this guy said: ‘Speak the word only!’ The Bible says: And God marvelled.
Jesus says: ‘I have never found such great faith.’ You have heard it over and over, but today you’re going to hear something, I promise you before the Almighty God, that which you never heard in your life. It’s coming through the lines in the Spirit realm. Jesus said: ‘I have not found such great faith.’ Word, will you tell us what this great faith is? Oh, the man spoke to the Word and said: ‘Word, if you only speak a word.’ There can’t be a greater faith! I don’t need anything if the Word can only speak a word. So God is at His best is when He speaks.
Matt 9:1 And He entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city.
:2 And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee.
:3 And, behold, certain of the scribes said within themselves, This man blasphemeth.
:4 And Jesus knowing their thoughts said: Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?
:5 For wether is easier, to say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and walk?
:6 But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy), Arise, take up thy bed, and go into thine house.
:7 And he arose, and departed to his house.
:8 But when the multitudes saw it, they marvelled, and glorified God, which had given such power unto men.
Again Luke 4:32, 36. What manner of man is this? His word is with power. Must be…
He is the Word that is now walking around in flesh. And everything that was made, was made by Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. In Him was light and the light was the light of men. If you want to change the scenery, the sound must change. The earth was void, empty, dark and without form, and the Word said: ‘Let there be …’ The Word said that everything have to obey the Word. There was light and the scenery changed.
So 1Peter 1:23 says that you have been born again (KJV), regenerated (Amp). :18 Not by a corruptible seed such as silver and gold, but by an immortal seed. You have been born again and regenerated by the word of God.
Imagine: Here is Mary, here comes an angel: ‘Mary, you are highly favoured of the Lord. Mary, you are going to be pregnant.’ ‘But I have never met a man.’ ‘No-no-no! The Holy Spirit is going to come upon you, the Holy Thing that is going to be born of you shall be called the Son of God. Mary, Mary, it is going to be of the Holy Spirit.’ ‘Let it be to me according to you Word.’ And … BAM! … conception …
You must know that you are now born again, the moment that you receive the Word … BAM … the old pass away, the new come. Now I am a new creation. What is this new creation? Jesus said in John 10:34 … Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?
Ephesians 4:13 What was the intention of Jesus when He ascended? His attention was the full equipping of the Saints. So we all raised at full maturity at the manhood, the fullness of the stature of the Christ Himself.
The Greeks came to Phillip and said that they wanted to see Jesus. Phillip went to Jesus and said: ‘The Greeks want to see you.” He said: ‘No, I am going to die today. Because if I stay, I am going to be the only Word. But if I fall in the ground and die, I am going to bring forth much word.
So, let’s go to the most well-known one. Mark 11. Nothing new spoken. Remember Jesus cursed the fig tree? So what must the fig tree do? It must listen, because it is Word.
Word is doing what it is suppose to do. If a knife cuts and a spoon feeds, word speaks. So, if Word says: ‘No man eats of this tree’, tree says: ‘Yes’. Jesus just cursed the fig tree. The next day they passed. Peter said: (marvelling again) Jesus, the fig tree is dead. Now, Jesus didn’t whisper to the tree, Jesus didn’t look around to look if anybody didn’t see him. The Bible said He turned off the road and spoke to the tree … He wanted them to take attention. The Bible says: …and the disciples heard it’.
I remember just starting this ministry, I used to tell people: ‘Anybody can talk the wrong stuff and nobody will take attention, until we start talking the right stuff. You can get out of your car and hit the door till it fits into the other side because you’re fed-up with something and you say “stupid car”.
Everybody will just pass you by. But you get out of your car and you close the door and you rub it and say, thank you for bringing me safe. People will think you’re crazy. Come on … you talk right and people think your bonkers. You talk wrong … and it’s accepted.
Yongi Chow is now retired, but he had the biggest church in the world – it is still the biggest church in the world. He built on saying the right stuff. He called his first book that he wrote in the early 70’s:
The Fourth Dimension. How you got to meditate and then speak. Just say the right stuff. Someone invited him to this congress of brain-surgeons. They spoke about the power of the brain and speaking power. He stood up and said: ‘Bible tells that long ago.’ They went on about this new invention they found out: If you can think and speak, how creation can listen to you. So, someone invited him to this awesome seminar and he stood up and said: Bible says this all the time”.
Mark 11:22-23 And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God. For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say to this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea, and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.
Which word is mentioned the most in that verse? Isn’t it funny? It’s the word that is used three times. We use the word “faith” all the times. What is the word? Sayeth, sayeth, sayeth. Who is God? The Word. So what does God do? Speak. So what does God want you to do if you are born of God?
Speak. So what does Jesus say? ‘Hey, I have not found such great faith. This is the only time I can marvel because this man sayeth: … the Word must say. So I say onto you,’ said the Sayer unto this man, ‘ Ye shall have whatever ye sayeth.’ It seems like I’m trying to put an emphasis on something. What are you saying? ‘My stomach is giving me trouble!’ ‘Yes, stomach will listen!’
I send a letter to our broadcasters, talking about: This year, God is really going to challenge us on what we are saying. I said: My best example is the house we’re living in. A R3,800,000.00 house. It was given to us.
But for 25 years, against all doubt, against anybody saying anything, I said every single day of my life: ‘That house in the bushes will be mine. It will be donated to me and I will not pay a cent. I will not even pay for the contract that will be written by the lawyers, neither the title-deeds put in my name.’ Till today we haven’t met the guy who gave us the house. Never spoken to him on a telephone, don’t know what he looks like. He set up a contract, paid for it and donated the house to me. But for 25 years I said: ‘That house, there, will be mine, the title deed will be on my name. In Jesus Name.’ But I haven’t changed my confession.
So God challenged me as a person and said: ‘So, what about the other stuff. Why do you change the words? Why don’t you just keep saying the right words over other stuff too? But we will start of good … till things go wrong, then it’s easier to confess the other side. What will happen if we only say what God says? Mark 11:24 (Amp) Put your hand on this scripture and say:
‘I’m going to take it for a change. If I haven’t heard it till now, I’m going to hear it now.’
Is there anything new that I said? Anything new that you heard?
The Word says about Jesus: Heb. 5:7 “In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up definite, special petitions … was heard.” Jesus had definite, special petitions, and He was heard. How definite are you? Are you vague? Are you specific: “That car, standing in that corner! (Which one my wife? The white one … Ha-ha …the men will know the name.) In the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ, I sow a seed and I say: ‘That car will be mine.’ ‘I don’t know where I’m going to get the money from.’ – leave the car, it’s not going to be yours. “Kobus, how am I going to get the car if I haven’t got the money? It depends on what you do, how you’re living, how you understand the Word and how you and the Word communicate. How the Word can be part of you and how you can speak the Word.
Heb. 6 I had a little Mercedes SLK 32 AMG and I spend a lot of money on it … it was very fast. I liked it, it bumped a little. It was an awesome car. Jude added some money to that car of mine and I got myself a Porche. A Boxter S, a nice one, with low kilometres. For some reason I never drove it. It stood in my garage for nearly a year … never drove it. There’s a car that people don’t like but I like it, it’s an Alpha Spider, the new model. I think it’s a beautiful car. The 3.2, four-by-four. So, during December 2011 I was very sick and in hospital. They gave me blood transfusions, trying to safe my life.
I said: ‘Maybe I should get a car, to just pull me out of this. My confession is right and I’m busy with God but I need to get my focus on something else. Maybe I should get the Auto Trader and see if they haven’t got a Alpha Spider somewhere? So I opened it, and there’s this black one with just about no kilometres on, but it’s a 2009 model. My car was only a 2003 model. So I phoned this guy and said “I want this car … I’ll give you my car.” He laughed at me. But my car war registered in such a way, it was a demonstration model and they had to over-register it. And when they did, they registered it as a brand new car of 2011 and I scored another R300 000-00 on the car. They delivered the Alpha Spider to my house while I was in hospital. I didn’t see it … I didn’t even know. He took my other car away. Black, with ox-red seats, registered as brand new. You can try to explain it … you can’t. No motorcar-salesman in this place will be able to explain to me: That car, how it’s registered or anything.
‘How do these things happen to you, Kobus?’ By just speaking. I just put my hand on there and I say:
‘I declare that …’ Cars! You speak to stuff all day long. You speak to you own shoe when it hurts you.
You speak to your own stove when it burns the food. You speak to your dog when it …foo-foo … there in you lounge.
Why don’t you say the right stuff?
Say: ‘I am going to make a decision to say what God says. And if I say what God says, I will have what God has. I am going to get what God gives.’
Heb. 6:7 For the earth which drinketh in the rain that cometh oft upon it, and bring forth herbs meet for them by whom it is dressed, receiveth blessing from God. ‘What are you reading now, Kobus?’
I’m reading another version of Isa 55:10-11. “As the rain cometh down … So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth … and it shall prosper …
Heb. 6:7 “For the earth… drunk the rain (The people who have receive the Word … it will produce and cultivate for you to partake in the blessing from God.)
:8 But that which beareth thorns … is to be burned. Looks like verse 7 is good but verse 8 we reject, because we don’t want to believe God like that.
Ok, now right back to the beginning. God came in the evening wind. He said to Adam: ‘Adam, where art though?’ It’s not God who didn’t know where Adam was, He was trying to find out if Adam knew where he was. God said: ‘Adam, the earth is now cursed for your sake. And it will bear thorns and thistles because you obeyed not my voice!’
This is two of the most profound scriptures I’ve read that can change your whole life and theology, about the Word of God. Two groups: one will get the blessing of God, one will burn. You decide: Are you going to get the Word that falls repeatedly and receive the blessing, or the Word that will bear thorns and thistles … the same Word. If you don’t want to believe this, just tear that page out of your Bible.
:9 But beloved, we are persuaded (listen and open your heart) better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, though we thus speak. What is he saying? We’re going to read this last verse now and put that stamp on it. He says: I’m persuaded that you can do it. That’s why we speak the way that we speak. Don’t go for the burning, go for the blessing!
It’s not automatic. It’s “choose life!” If you don’t choose life, the other side is death. And death is not like the Jehova-Witnesses, the Jews and the Universal Redemption People. They all have the exact same doctrine … it differs nothing. If you go into the doctrine of the Watch tower Society, Judaismand Universal Redemption … the exact same doctrine. Jesus and Paul came against Judaism. They believe exactly the same in death, afterlife, purging and a fire outside Jerusalem. Those three groups are the three biggest cults in the world, same doctrine.
This Book (The Bible) is a choice. You choose … it’s not automatic. If it’s automatic, why preach? Why then the scriptures we just read? Two verses back it said: there is no repentance if you go back to Jerusalem. You don’t have to get the gospel-thing, get Discovery’s series on heaven and hell and get yourself shocked. The purgatory-teaching that Martin Luther broke, is the exact same one as the Watch Tower Society, Universal redemption and Judaism has today.
Paul says if you go back to that you have no part in Christ. He said: ‘I’m persuaded of better things, that’s why I speak the word to you.’
What is the better thing? The rain that comes down … that persistently falls … is about to reduce the blessings of God.
‘I want it Lord. I stand first in line, I want it for this body of mine! I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired. I’m fed-up with being fed-up. I confess just what the Word says and then disappointment came.’
‘What are you going to do now?’ ‘Confess what the word says’. Then the test come, cancer is still there. ‘What are you going to say?’ ‘What the Word says: My body is cancer free, my body is the temple of the Holy Ghost, cancer is not welcome here.’ Well, I’m sitting here today, but I’m not supposed to sit here. My blood test of today was horrible … it’s phew … So what am I going to do? Am I going to believe the report and make it my own and say: ‘Annalise, you preach!’ No! She said to me: ‘I can preach!’ I said: ‘I want to preach. I am going to preach. I am called to speak the Word of God. I am not going to stop.’ We’re going to keep on saying what God says. And the Word will honour the word.
In 1984 a prophet walked into our church and she said: “Brother, because you honour the Word, God honour you.” In the 1924 Olympic Games, when Eric Little couldn’t run his hits on a Sunday because he still believed you don’t do stuff on a Sunday (Which God honour for those days) and he ran on a Wednesday a different race … 400m, which he never ran in his life, the Schultz guy (fastest guy in America) came to him to gave him a notice before he ran. It said “The Good Book says: Those that honour God, God honour them.” And he ran meters ahead of everybody. And I remember, the year we saw that movie, 1984, a week or so after that, a woman walked into our church and said “Brother, because you honour the Word, God says the day will come when He will honour you.”And I stand here today. God will honour His word by perfecting this body of mine … cancer free, where I will have blood again and not run to the hospital for blood-transfusions. Over the last month and a half, I had 27 blood-transfusions and I’m sitting here, preaching. I’m not ever allowed to get up. ‘What makes you get up?’ The Word that’s dwelling in me, mightily, strengthening me with might.
I’m not saying this for pity, I’m saying this for power, for passion, for knowing … hey, you can make it.
I had 3 or 4 pastors that were here today and all of them said to their churches this New Year:
‘People, if anyone wants to complain, would you please look at Prophet Kobus.’ I said: ‘Huhhhhh ? … am I being example to the church for something?’ And God said: ‘You’re stepping into Paul’s shoes in a way … like very few people have.’ I don’t want to say this stuff in public … I don’t know why I said it, but God said it to me. If you look what Paul went through … suffering … and he said: ‘Follow me,I’m an example’. I said:’ Can I actually say I’m an example?’ And I think of that movie THOR. When the guy said: ‘Father, one day I will make you proud.’ And the father said: ‘Son, you’ve already made me proud.’ God spoke to me. He said: ‘Son, if you take my Word, you make me proud. The people that take my Word, make me proud.’
So let’s close with one of my very favourite scriptures. 2Cor 4:13 “We having the she same spirit of faith, … I believed, and therefore have I spoken ….” If you want to change the scenery, you have to change the sound! So, let the weak say I am strong. I thought the Word said something like that!
Then the sick must say: ‘I am healed’, then the poor must say: ‘I am rich’. You choose!
Twice, while I was facing death during this December holiday, (all my counts were zero) Satan came as an angle of light, trying to get me to die and go to the white city. And God opened up and revealed him to me. And God spoke … same way He spoke to me 3 years ago when I was dead twice. He said: “Choose life, that you may live’. When I said: ‘I choose life’, that whole vision exploded and Satan was revealed with his dark wings and stuff. And immediately I came out of that thing … and here I am. Again. ‘Because you’re good Kobus!’ No! Because He honours His Word. The Word honours the Word.
Speak the Word only …and Jesus marvelled. So Jesus said: ‘I say unto you: If you say, whatever I say, you can have whatever you say’. ‘Kobus, I’ve been saying it for 10 years.’ ‘Then say it for another 10 years!’
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