“The time is now for you to be blessed” – Presiding Bishop Charles Edward Blake, Sr.
The West Angeles Church of God in Christ congregation was brought to its feet in thunderous praise by the dynamic September 20, 2015 sermon delivered by Superintendent Melton R. Timmons of Tyler, TX.
Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr., in his introduction of guest speaker Superintendent Timmons, said that West Angeles was “blessed” to have the Word of God delivered by “a dear friend and brother, and officer of the Church of God in Christ; a faithful member, a minister of the gospel of our savior, Jesus Christ”.
“This season is all about Jesus,” preached Pastor Timmons. “Is there anybody in here gonna help me testify?”
Superintendent Melton Timmons serves as the proud Pastor of the Jones Valley Community Church of God in Christ, in Tyler, Texas and as Superintendent of the David R. Houston District. He is also the Regional Director for the Church of God in Christ General Secretary’s Office, and a member of the Executive Board of the General Council of Pastors and Elders. On April 9, 2013, he was elected Secretary of the COGIC National Board of Trustees.
Superintendent Timmons, brother of Evangelist Joyce Rodgers, is married to LaQueta Freeman Timmons. Together, they have five children and 12 grandchildren.
“We are in a battle: but this is not a battle that you are going to need to fight in, because God has already given you the upper hand, or has given you an advantage.”
“God is about to release some things that you’ve had in your spiritual lay-away.”
“I’m from the country y’all, and as Big Mamma would say, ‘This right here is your season!’”
“This is your time, where God is going to allow those of your who have been praying, believing, fasting, and living a life of Holiness and integrity…God is about to allow you to just think some things into existence.”
“This season is all about Jesus.”
“Don’t you argue, don’t you fuss, don’t you talk…take your hand off your hip, that motion out of your neck! God said, ‘I got this!’”
“I want the devil to know, ‘It’s on now.’ Because the devil knows we’re about to do some supernatural things!” – Supertintendent Melton R. Timmons
“We are in a spiritual warfare…That warfare is a conflict being raised in the spirit realm, but it’s manifested in the physical realm.”
“My enemy is not you. My enemy is the devil.”
“My confidence is in the Word of God.”
“You’re getting ready to depart from some stuff. You’re about to step out of some things…to step away from some stuff; from some people.”
“God said, ‘Today is your day of departure.”
“When people are intimidated by your gifts and intimidated by your growth, intimidated by your anointing, intimidated by your power, people start doing things in the name of God that God didn’t have anything to do with.”
“The enemy wants to oppress you. The enemy wants to keep you down. But the Word of the Lord says, ‘The more they oppressed (them), the greater they became. The more they tried to hold them down, they higher they went up!’”
“Every now and then, God changes our direction.”
“The devil said that you were not going to make it, but God changed your direction.”
“My confidence is in the Word of God” – Supertintendent Melton R. Timmons
“The enemy will think that you are confused. The enemy will think that you are trapped. Sometimes, God takes us through some unexplainable things, and people think that you’re crazy because you still praise Him.”
“Don’t lose your mind over what the enemy took away, because you’re going to need your mind for what God’s got coming your way!”
“Be still. Hold your peace. The Lord shall fight for you.”
“When God fights for you, no demon can take you out. Is there anybody here that wants the Lord to fight for you?”
“Jesus said, ‘I was arrested for your transgressions… I died in your place…Can’t no doctor out-heal me. Can’t no bank out-fund me. Can’t no history out-live me. I got this!’”