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Bartimaeus Baptist Temple
Message by Larry Thacker Jr. from December 4, “My Father’s House”

Bartimaeus Baptist Temple

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 34:40


We continue our progress through the Gospel of John with Chapter 2, verses 13-25. Here we see a side of Jesus that we may not be as familiar with, but it tells us something about who He is that we need to appreciate. It also serves as a warning to us. Jesus can and will clean house! As believers, we know that God does not reside in a physical temple, but that we are the temple in which His Holy Spirit lives. What are you doing in God's temple?

Living Word Bible Church
My Soul Magnifies the Lord

Living Word Bible Church

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2022 52:00


Outline-1. The Birth Announcement of John the Baptist -vv. 5-25--2. The Birth Announcement of Jesus -vv. 26-38-.-3. Mary's Visit to Elizabeth -vv. 39-45-.-4. Mary's Hymn of Praise -vv. 46-56-.--Main Points-1. God hears and answers prayer -v. 13-.-2. God empowers by His Holy Spirit -vv. 15, 35, 41-.-3. God keeps His promises -vv. 16-17, 31-33, 45, 50-55-.-4. God gives grace to the humble -vv. 28-30, 38, 48, 52-.

Bikers Church Cape Town
The Believers Authority

Bikers Church Cape Town

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2022


The Believer's Authority – by Ian September “Authority exercised with humility and obedience accepted with delight, are the very lines along which our spirits live.” – C.S. Lewis Good evening church in the North. I have it on high authority that what you will hear and apply will change your life forever, guaranteed! Because it is (Not only information or revelation but in the application). How do I apply this knowledge in my life? I would like to make a statement by saying that our only hope to reach the lost and change this world one heart at a time, is when we as Christians understand, claim and exercise our authority in Christ. Please note church, that one of the many reasons why people do not grow and mature; overcome and conquer and live victorious lives, can be found in our ignorance to this topic! Did you know that exercising your authority in Christ is faith in action? God's word is clear that, faith without action is dead and without faith it's impossible to please God. (Do you see this chain-reaction?) Heb. 11:6 Listen to: Colossians 1:13 (NIV) – For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves. The Word of God says that we have been delivered from the power (authority, control and dominion) of darkness and are placed into God's kingdom. So please realize today that Satan has no power over you as a child of God; the only power that the enemy has over you, is what you allow him to have. Take note church that the day that you gave your life to Christ, the day you accepted Him, you were given a new life but also authority and faith, to believe that you're a child of the Most High! John 1:12 (NIV) – Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God (Believe this Church!) Aan almal ….. Luke 10:19 (NIV) – I have given you authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the enemy; nothing will harm you. The Word of God says that you're not only called to be a child of God, but also to reign and rule in this life; for you are more than an overcomer, because you have the power, might and ability to do so. Amen! You are armed and dangerous! You see, when we fully understand this principle we will be able to proclaim boldly: Philippians 4:13 (NIV) – I can do everything through him who gives me strength. I have His ability, strength and authority to do all things! King David understood this so well, when he said: “For by my God, I can run through a troop and by my God I can jump over a wall.” Psalms 18:29 (NIV) – With your help I can advance against a troop with my God I can scale a wall. Matthew 28:18-19 (NIV) – 18Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.   (Therefore because of verse 18 that all power and authority belongs to Jesus). Understand that a transferal of authority took place. The authority that was given to Christ was transferred to us as believers! Amen?! Mark 16:17 (NIV) – And these signs will accompany those who believe in my name they will drive out demons; they will speak in new tongues. Also re-emphasizes the fact that His authority was given to all believers. (Power & authority) Because of His authority in us we can command (just as He did) for authority doesn't beg or ask, it commands (Imagine a cop begging you to pull over!) We can therefore safely say that authority is exercised through the spoken Word! Proverbs 18:21a (Well known) “Life and death is in the power of the tongue.” We will find many examples where Jesus cast out demons using His authority and speaking life over people, healing the sick and even raising the dead! Luke 7:14b – “I say to you, arise!” - Command John 5:8 – “Pick up your mat and walk!” – Command Mark 1:25 – Jesus commanded the evil spirit to leave; this same authoritative power (authority) was given to us as well. Luke 9:1 (NIV) – When Jesus had called the twelve together, he gave them power and authority to drive out all demons and to cure diseases. It is also important to know church that we can only act under His authority before we can utilize (exercise) our authority. The Roman centurion in Luke 7:2-9 (NIV) – 2There a centurion's servant whom his master valued highly, was sick and about to die. 3The centurion heard of Jesus and sent some elders of the Jews to him, asking him to come and heal his servant. 4When they came to Jesus, they pleaded earnestly with him, “This man deserves to have you do this, 5because he loves our nation and has built our synagogue.” 6So Jesus went with them. He was not far from the house when the centurion sent friends to say to him: “Lord, don't trouble yourself, for I do not deserve to have you come under my roof. 7That is why I did not even consider myself worthy to come to you. But say the word and my servant will be healed. 8For I myself am a man under authority, with soldiers under me, I tell this one, ‘Go' and he goes; and that one, ‘Come' and he comes, I say to my servant, ‘Do this,' and he does it.” 9When Jesus heard this, he was amazed at him, and turning to the crowd following him he said, “I tell you, I have not found such great faith even in Israel.” Verse 8 he said: I recognize and understand authority, I submit to it and I exercise it... you don't have to come to my house, Lord, but just say the Word! He understood authority and so should we! This evening I would like to share with you just 5 pointers or reasons why we as believers do not walk in our God-given authority. Sin: The primary reason for many not to reign and rule in this life! When we habitually sin, we give Satan legal right over us until we confess our sins to God and repent! Take note church that wilful, habitual sin will prevent you from claiming and exercising your authority in Christ! Jy moet dit glo … Ignorance: Hosea 4:6 – “My people are destroyed by a lack of knowledge.” Many of us are ignorant to our authority (Ek het nie geweet nie!) Unbelief: Hebrews 3:12 says that to have unbelief is to sin! (We do not really believe that we have the power!) Fear: Luke 12:48 (well known) with authority comes responsibility! Many people do not want to embrace authority because of the responsibility attached to it. Prayerlessness: Ephesians 6:18 encourages us to pray at all times on every occasion, for when I'm prayerful I am sinless! But when I'm prayerless, I'm sinful! When we spend time before God in prayer you will come to the clear understanding of who you are in Christ, and the authoritive power you have in Him. Amen? I would like to conclude this evening by saying: “It is not what you say you believe, but what you do with what you say, you believe!” May God through His Holy Spirit challenge our hearts and make us realize who exactly we are in Christ and the authority vested in us by Christ Himself, so that we can rule and reign in this life. 1 Peter 2:9 (NIV) – But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's special possession, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light.

Sermons - Fellowship Bible Church
Acts-Triumph of the Gospel - Acts 4:32-5:16- Part 13

Sermons - Fellowship Bible Church

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2022 42:20


“Day by day continuing with one mind in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they were taking their meals together with gladness and sincerity of heart, praising God and having favor with all the people.”  (Acts 2:46-47). “And the word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly . . .”  (Acts 6:&). “So the church throughout Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.”  (Acts 9:31). “So the churches were being strengthened in the faith, and were increasing in number daily.”  (Acts 16:5). “So the word of the Lord was growing mightily and prevailing.”  (Acts 19:20). WOW!!   Just about on every page of the book of Acts we see the amazing story of THE TRIUMPH OF THE GOSPEL even in the darkest of times.   So what did the early church as described in Acts have that the modern church today doesn't have?  Answer:  ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!  God has given to us today the very same thing that He gave the early church.  As we begin our journey into this faithful and carefully written history of the early church by Doctor Luke, let's pray that God will instill a new excitement and joy for what He has done and can continue to do by His Holy Spirit through the Church of Jesus Christ today, so that the TRIUMPH OF THE GOSPEL  can be experienced even now in the dark days in which we live.

Freedom in Christ Church
From the Inside Out

Freedom in Christ Church

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2022 39:19


In today's message, From the Inside Out, Pastor Mark shares about how the Christian life must begin in our hearts and then follow after Jesus and the promptings of His Holy Spirit

Morning by Morning with Tommy Hays, Daily Prayer Journey
Days of Elijah to Hear with Humility and Speak with Authority - December 1, 2022

Morning by Morning with Tommy Hays, Daily Prayer Journey

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 7:30


My friend, may you be drawn into a deeper place of intimacy in prayer with humility before God that He may send you forth with the authority of His words as His Holy Spirit leads, in Jesus' name. God bless you! Tommy Hays | Messiah Ministries Mailing Address: 412 S. Adams Street #148 Fredericksburg, Texas 78624 Please share this word to encourage a friend! Anyone can sign up for free at: https://messiah-ministries.org --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/morningbymorningtommyhays/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/morningbymorningtommyhays/support

Open Doors: Conversations with Heart of the Father
Anticipate the Extraordinary with Neal Lozano, Matt and Jenn Lozano, and Jacqueline Harper

Open Doors: Conversations with Heart of the Father

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 23:08


Looking for a kairos moment?Well, isn't Advent that sort of time?The birth of Jesus,  the Incarnation- could there have been another kairos moment like that?  For hundreds and hundreds of years, people were waiting for a Messiah. But they didn't just get a Messiah.They got God Incarnate!So they got more than they hoped for, more than they imagined, more than they could expect, and they almost missed it because He didn't come in the way they expected. We don't want to be those people that miss the moment during Advent.  We don't want to miss out on the best Christmas celebration. We want to draw near to Him because we're not just hoping for a Messiah. We're not just hoping for a nice celebration; we're hoping for a deeper encounter with Jesus Christ,  the Son of the Living God.He has been born among us, lives among us, and by His Holy Spirit dwells in us. So,  this is a kairos moment, a powerful time,  an extraordinary time!Join us as we reflect today on Romans 13:11-12 and be drawn into the extraordinary!Like our podcast? Consider donating to our Annual Appeal "God Meets Us". Looking for a good Christmas gift? All of our children's books ON SALE thru December 2nd. Use code Christmastime. Like us on FacebookFollow us on InstagramExplore with us on TwitterRelease: December 2022Music by Christian Harper. Vocals by Halle Martin.Artwork by Rosemary Strohm at Command-S

Oxford Bible Church - Living in the Last Days (audio)
Galatians (34): Love, Joy, and Peace (Galatians 5:22-23).

Oxford Bible Church - Living in the Last Days (audio)

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 55:12


The Fruit of the Spirit is formed in us through the working of the life of Christ within us, through the Holy Spirit flowing out from our reborn spirit. This fruit of holiness is formed by the initiative and grace of God, but our co-operation is necessary. God works in us both (1) to will and (2) to work His good pleasure. He (1) forms the attitude of Christ in our soul, and then (2) empowers us to act accordingly, so that we bear fruit in our life. We must (1) receive His love into our heart, which changes our inner motivations, and then (2) release that love in our life, by yielding to it through loving words and acts (of obedience). In this way, by our obedience, we work out His salvation (saving life) into our soul and life, which God has already worked within our spirit (Philippians 2:12-13). God continually pours out His love into our hearts by His Holy Spirit, enabling us to love God and others (Romans 5:5), and when we yield to that love by obeying His command to walk in love, the fruit of love grows and is developed in our soul (John 15:9-10). In this way, although we are not constrained by an outward law, we are constrained by the love of Christ working within us, causing us to no longer live for ourselves, but for Christ, who loved us (2Corinthians 5:14). We make a special study of "love, joy and peace", describing the wonderful nature of these realities that only the Holy Spirit can produce in our us - see also Romans 14:17: "The Kingdom of God is righteousness (love) and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit." Love is rightly mentioned first, as love (agape) summarises the perfect moral nature of God, and is therefore the ultimate requirement and fulfilment of the Law. All the other 8 flavours can be seen as different aspects of love (see 1Corinthians 13:4-8,13).

Oxford Bible Church - Living in the Last Days
Galatians (34): Love, Joy, and Peace (Galatians 5:22-23).

Oxford Bible Church - Living in the Last Days

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 55:12


The Fruit of the Spirit is formed in us through the working of the life of Christ within us, through the Holy Spirit flowing out from our reborn spirit. This fruit of holiness is formed by the initiative and grace of God, but our co-operation is necessary. God works in us both (1) to will and (2) to work His good pleasure. He (1) forms the attitude of Christ in our soul, and then (2) empowers us to act accordingly, so that we bear fruit in our life. We must (1) receive His love into our heart, which changes our inner motivations, and then (2) release that love in our life, by yielding to it through loving words and acts (of obedience). In this way, by our obedience, we work out His salvation (saving life) into our soul and life, which God has already worked within our spirit (Philippians 2:12-13). God continually pours out His love into our hearts by His Holy Spirit, enabling us to love God and others (Romans 5:5), and when we yield to that love by obeying His command to walk in love, the fruit of love grows and is developed in our soul (John 15:9-10). In this way, although we are not constrained by an outward law, we are constrained by the love of Christ working within us, causing us to no longer live for ourselves, but for Christ, who loved us (2Corinthians 5:14). We make a special study of "love, joy and peace", describing the wonderful nature of these realities that only the Holy Spirit can produce in our us - see also Romans 14:17: "The Kingdom of God is righteousness (love) and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit." Love is rightly mentioned first, as love (agape) summarises the perfect moral nature of God, and is therefore the ultimate requirement and fulfilment of the Law. All the other 8 flavours can be seen as different aspects of love (see 1Corinthians 13:4-8,13).

Prophecy Insights with Bro Stef
A Thought For Today [Nov. 29, 2022]

Prophecy Insights with Bro Stef

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 6:51


Based on 1 Corinthians 15:58 NIV | The Lord poured His Holy Spirit into us at our new birth in The Messiah. We have all the tools necessary to be victorious in this life. I hope this Thought For Today will bless and encourage you!

Better News Podcast
Against The World For the World - Proclaim, Part 2

Better News Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 26:00


If preaching the gospel has become a chore for you or if you're left feeling guilty that you're not proclaiming the gospel enough, there is a fundamental problem. Pastor Ricky will be explaining that the problem is simply that you're not spending time communing and falling in love with Jesus. When you experience the love of God and you're being filled with His Holy Spirit, you have the joy of the Lord and can't help but proclaim His goodness to those around you.

Oxford Bible Church - Living in the Last Days (audio)
Galatians (33): The Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22)

Oxford Bible Church - Living in the Last Days (audio)

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2022 55:00


After describing the ugly works of the flesh, Paul describes the beauty of the fruit of the Spirit - the beauty of holiness that the Holy Spirit in union with our reborn spirit will produce in our life. In contrast to the many works of our flesh, the Spirit in us produces one fruit with many segments or flavours (Paul lists 9 manifestations of this one fruit). Fruit only grows as a result of life. Thus the fruit of the Spirit is the result of the life of Christ working within us through His Holy Spirit. Our spirits were born again by the incorruptible seed of God's Word, so that they have been recreated with the love-nature of Christ (1Peter 1:22-25), and are in-dwelt by the Holy Spirit, who now pours the love of God into our hearts (Romans 5:5) We look at other Biblical passages that describe the fruit of the Spirit and how we can co-operate with God and bear much fruit, especially Jesus' foundational teaching in John 15:1-16. We can only bear fruit if we are in Christ (the Vine) and abide in Him (fellowship), (1) looking to Him as our Source of life and love and drawing upon the sap of His Spirit by faith, and (2) yielding to His Spirit of love within us, by obeying His commandment to love others. From the depths of our heart in prayer we can call upon the depths of God's grace to fill us with His fullness and He will (Psalm 42:6-8, Ephesians 3:14-21).

Oxford Bible Church - Living in the Last Days
Galatians (33): The Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22)

Oxford Bible Church - Living in the Last Days

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2022 55:00


After describing the ugly works of the flesh, Paul describes the beauty of the fruit of the Spirit - the beauty of holiness that the Holy Spirit in union with our reborn spirit will produce in our life. In contrast to the many works of our flesh, the Spirit in us produces one fruit with many segments or flavours (Paul lists 9 manifestations of this one fruit). Fruit only grows as a result of life. Thus the fruit of the Spirit is the result of the life of Christ working within us through His Holy Spirit. Our spirits were born again by the incorruptible seed of God's Word, so that they have been recreated with the love-nature of Christ (1Peter 1:22-25), and are in-dwelt by the Holy Spirit, who now pours the love of God into our hearts (Romans 5:5) We look at other Biblical passages that describe the fruit of the Spirit and how we can co-operate with God and bear much fruit, especially Jesus' foundational teaching in John 15:1-16. We can only bear fruit if we are in Christ (the Vine) and abide in Him (fellowship), (1) looking to Him as our Source of life and love and drawing upon the sap of His Spirit by faith, and (2) yielding to His Spirit of love within us, by obeying His commandment to love others. From the depths of our heart in prayer we can call upon the depths of God's grace to fill us with His fullness and He will (Psalm 42:6-8, Ephesians 3:14-21).

Sermons - Fellowship Bible Church
Acts-Triumph of the Gospel - “Courage Under Fire"- Part 12

Sermons - Fellowship Bible Church

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2022 41:47


“Day by day continuing with one mind in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they were taking their meals together with gladness and sincerity of heart, praising God and having favor with all the people.”  (Acts 2:46-47). “And the word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly . . .”  (Acts 6:&). “So the church throughout Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.”  (Acts 9:31). “So the churches were being strengthened in the faith, and were increasing in number daily.”  (Acts 16:5). “So the word of the Lord was growing mightily and prevailing.”  (Acts 19:20). WOW!!   Just about on every page of the book of Acts we see the amazing story of THE TRIUMPH OF THE GOSPEL even in the darkest of times.   So what did the early church as described in Acts have that the modern church today doesn't have?  Answer:  ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!  God has given to us today the very same thing that He gave the early church.  As we begin our journey into this faithful and carefully written history of the early church by Doctor Luke, let's pray that God will instill a new excitement and joy for what He has done and can continue to do by His Holy Spirit through the Church of Jesus Christ today, so that the TRIUMPH OF THE GOSPEL  can be experienced even now in the dark days in which we live.

PROCLAIM GOSPEL
The Last Call

PROCLAIM GOSPEL

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2022 15:26


Friends, in His mercy and love for us, Yahweh has given us the sure word of prophecy warning us of the things that are to come upon this earth. He is giving us the last call before pobation closes. May this message open your minds and hearts to the pleading of His Holy Spirit and accetp Him today before it is too late. Revelation 14:9-129 And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand,10 The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:11 And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name.12 Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.Proclaim GospelP.O. Box 336Road TownTortolaVirgin IslandsVG 1110Telephone: 1-284-547-4601Email: : proclaimgospelvi@gmail.com

Telling the Truth for Women on Oneplace.com

When trials and suffering come, where do we turn? We ought to turn to God, the God of all comfort. Suffering in this life is inevitable. David knew that. He wrote his psalms about that. But he wrote with the knowledge that God's love brings comfort, encouragement, freshness, and life to those who pant after Him. In this message, Jill points us to the many resources for encouragement that God has already given us: His Holy Spirit, His word, and His people. God beckons us to bring encouragement to those around us. To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/1141/29

Telling the Truth for Women on Oneplace.com

When trials and suffering come, where do we turn? We ought to turn to God, the God of all comfort. Suffering in this life is inevitable. David knew that. He wrote his psalms about that. But he wrote with the knowledge that God's love brings comfort, encouragement, freshness, and life to those who pant after Him. In this message, Jill points us to the many resources for encouragement that God has already given us: His Holy Spirit, His word, and His people. God beckons us to bring encouragement to those around us. To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/1141/29

Hebrews 4:16
The Latter Rain

Hebrews 4:16

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2022 13:00


This episode is the first episode I did on Wisdom.com:   In scripture the "Latter rains" are rains that occur after crops have begun to grow and these rains provide water for nutrients and sustenance of crops.   Scripture speaks of the latter rains in James 5:7, Deuteronomy 11:14 Zechariah 10:1, Joel 2:23-24 In scripture the first rain were for the seeds to start growing and so that they would sprout.  But the Latter rains sustained those plants to continue to grow until it was time for them to be harvested.  God's Holy Spirit represents these rains.  One can do a study to learn about Gods outpouring of His Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost and then, in the time we are living now, how Gods Holy Spirit continues to be our strength for today.  I don't want to go into the detailed study because what God had given me for this episodes is a Word of encouragement for someone to keep pressing on and stay in faith.  Many times we worry in prayer, but God's Holy Spirit is always with us as our comforter, our peace and our deliverer.     10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. (Ephesians 6:10)  

The American Soul
1863, Lincoln, Thanksgiving for Victory

The American Soul

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 24:41


“…and invoke the influence of His Holy Spirit to subdue the anger which has produced and so long sustained a needless and cruel rebellion, to change the hearts of the insurgents, to guide the counsels of the Government with wisdom adequate to so great a national emergency, and to visit with tender care and consolation throughout the length and breadth of our land…”—Abraham Lincoln, Thanksgiving, 1863The American Soul Podcasthttps://www.patreon.com/theamericansoulpodcast

Sermons - Fellowship Bible Church
Acts-Triumph of the Gospel - “HEALING HOPE”- Part 11

Sermons - Fellowship Bible Church

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2022 40:44


“Day by day continuing with one mind in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they were taking their meals together with gladness and sincerity of heart, praising God and having favor with all the people.”  (Acts 2:46-47). “And the word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly . . .”  (Acts 6:&). “So the church throughout Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.”  (Acts 9:31). “So the churches were being strengthened in the faith, and were increasing in number daily.”  (Acts 16:5). “So the word of the Lord was growing mightily and prevailing.”  (Acts 19:20). WOW!!   Just about on every page of the book of Acts we see the amazing story of THE TRIUMPH OF THE GOSPEL even in the darkest of times.   So what did the early church as described in Acts have that the modern church today doesn't have?  Answer:  ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!  God has given to us today the very same thing that He gave the early church.  As we begin our journey into this faithful and carefully written history of the early church by Doctor Luke, let's pray that God will instill a new excitement and joy for what He has done and can continue to do by His Holy Spirit through the Church of Jesus Christ today, so that the TRIUMPH OF THE GOSPEL  can be experienced even now in the dark days in which we live.

Flagstaff Christian Fellowship
The Spirit's Fruit of Self-Control

Flagstaff Christian Fellowship

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2022


God wants you to learn to control your life under the control of His Holy Spirit

UBM Unleavened Bread Ministries
UBBS 11.13.2022

UBM Unleavened Bread Ministries

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 116:49


Restoration of the Saints (12) (Audio) David Eells - 11/13/22 Destroying Your DNA or Restoring Your DNA As we have seen the confession of the curse brings destruction of the DNA. This is what men do everyday as a norm as they see their natural face in the mirror instead of the Gospel face of Jesus as in 2Co 3:18. As a narrow example of  this very broad principle of the DNA curse, the medical establishment demonstrates this phenomena by pointing out specifically all of man's curses and making sure they fear them so that they can control the people.   As Job said in Job 3:25  For the thing which I fear cometh upon me, And that which I am afraid of cometh unto me.  Jesus confirmed this saying in Mat 8:13 ... as thou hast believed, so be it done unto thee. Fear is faith in the curse. The medical establishment confesses the curses and demands that we do so also but they always ultimately lose the patient to the curse. Their pharmakeia actually brings more curses as side effects.  They made sure everyone who would listen feared C-19 enough to take the vaccine which people are dying of in a geometric progression. Before this man-made curse the Journal of the American Medical Association said, 450,000 people were dying a year in the US from Iatropic [healer related] causes. The Angels told us that the Lord would return in His Man-child body and completely restore the DNA of his Holy People who confess Him before men. The angel Baruch said, “There is much busyness happening in the Kingdom of our Lord; Much excitement is among the saints and the angels. Everything is prepared and ready for His return.” And then after a moment he said, “The Son is waiting for the Father's command.” David asked, “So the Man-child is coming?” Baruch said, “Surely.” David asked, “What does the coming restoration involve personally?” The angel Jeruel  answered, “Restoration on a DNA cellular level. Faith and power will be imputed to receive healing and restoration. It will be complete restoration not partial. The first fruits are first. They will be the trail blazers. There will be a mighty supernatural outpouring of spiritual restoration of closeness to God through His Holy Spirit.” Science is pointing this out.  It appears to me that the Lord, through the spoken Words of His Man-child, will bring the frequency needed to restore DNA, and all we need to supply is the Words of Faith in the promises of God which we have known is the cure for the curse. Jesus through His sacrifice took away the devil's power of death (Heb.2:14) for those who believe. He never had the authority of death. Authority is the right to use power. (1Sa.2:6) The Lord killeth, and maketh alive: He bringeth down to Sheol, and bringeth up. Death and life are in the hand of the Lord, not any other. But again, that does not negate our responsibility. (Pro.18:21) Death and life are in the power of the tongue… We need to be careful to agree with God's Word that we fall not under the curse (Rev.22:18-19). (Num.14:28)… As ye have spoken in mine ears, so will I do to you. (Mat.12:37) For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned. God reacts to the way we react to His Word. Everything is subject to the Word God has spoken, even His own will. (Psa.138:2)… thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name. God puts the Word first, as a standard to trust even above His own name, which in Hebrew means “character and authority.” God wants us to know that He puts His Word above any desire or purpose that we might think He has. But His Word is His desire and purpose.   Words Heal or Curse Your DNA Deb Horton - 10/26/11 (David's notes in red) Below are Cliffs Notes by Deb Horton of an article which reports that science has finally acknowledged that words have physical power. After removing all the New Age gobbledygook, the article acknowledges that Russian scientists have discovered that spoken words alone can and do reprogram DNA. So the tongue conquers the curse or the tongue can bring the curse. Key points quoted from the article, which is translated from German, so the terminology will sound a little strange in English (my comments in parentheses): 1. DNA can be influenced and reprogrammed by words and frequencies WITHOUT cutting out and replacing single genes. 2. The Russian linguists found that the genetic code, especially in the apparently useless 90% (which has been called "junk DNA"), follows the same rules as all our human languages...(and that) human languages ... are a reflection of our inherent DNA. 3. One can simply use words and sentences of the human language ... to influence genetic information! (i.e. agreeing with the Words that we are not under the curse, that by His stripes we were healed, etc.) This, too, was experimentally proven! Living DNA substance (in living tissue, not in vitro) will always react to language-modulated laser rays and even to radio waves, if the proper frequencies are being used. 4. This finally and scientifically explains why affirmations ...(can) repair genetic defects.(Our confessions of the positive promises of God concerning us and our circumstances change us. Death and life are in the power of the tongue. Pro 18:21  Death and life are in the power of the tongue; And they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.) 5. ...our body is programmable by language, words and thought. This has now been scientifically proven and explained....The individual person must work on the inner processes and maturity in order to establish a conscious communication with the DNA. (i.e., 2Co. 10:5 casting down imaginations, and every high thing that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ;) 6. The Russian scientists also found out that our DNA can cause disturbing patterns ....Stress, worries or a hyperactive intellect prevent (or) distort the communication (and) make it useless. (Isa. 26:3 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on thee.) 7. An ordered group consciousness creates order in its whole surroundings! When a great number of people get together very closely, potentials of violence also dissolve. (Coming into one accord is powerful especially when we come into one accord with God. Rom. 15:5 Now the God of patience and of comfort grant you to be of the same mind one with another according to Christ Jesus:  Rom. 10:10 for with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.) Researchers think that if humans with full individuality would regain group consciousness, they would have a god-like power to create, alter and shape things on Earth! (That would be Christ in us, the hope of glory. Mat 18:19 Again I say unto you, that if two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father who is in heaven.) …   Verbal First Aid and the Power of Words: (Natural News) by Dani Veracity - 5/16/06 (David's notes in red) …According to Professor Judith Simon Prager, what you say to a person in a crisis is just as important as what you do. "How a person experiences an illness or injury is important to both the healing process and the person not developing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)," says Professor Prager, who travels worldwide training people in what she calls "verbal first aid." The technique she teaches takes “Fight-or-flight" response into account and incorporates two systems largely ignored by mainstream medicine: The body's powerful self-healing system and its extremely influential belief system. (Jesus said, “As you have believed so be it done unto you.” and when you believe Him, it comes out of your mouth. Hence, there is a positive vibrational frequency.) Furthermore, this mind-body approach can make the difference between life and death for someone suffering from a major illness or injury. (Pro.18:21) Death and life are in the power of the tongue…) ...Unfortunately, Fight-or-flight response does more harm than good ... because, in Professor Prager's words, it "makes you stupid.” (When we forget God's Word and His promises, Demons will take advantage of fear, anxiety, and negativity in order to make people "stupid.”) Though no one can doubt the power of intuition, Fight-or-flight response does in fact hinder complex thought, (which occurs in the frontal lobe) because it makes the blood nourishing the frontal brain go to the mid-brain. This mid-brain thinking is an altered state that Professor Prager calls the "Healing Zone." This is a highly susceptible position or state, in which, the injured or ill person is unable to exercise personal judgment; therefore, the words others say around that person weigh heavily on his or her emotions and, because all emotions illicit a physical response, physical well-being. This mind-body connection is core to verbal first aid. "Our thoughts give rise to physical manifestations," explains Professor Prager. The mind-body link is not just a theory, either, as studies show that words alone can influence automatic nervous system activities, such as heart rate and breathing rate. Furthermore, she cites two former medical “mysteries": doctor-induced illness and the placebo effect -- as proof that the mind-body connection exists. Many of us have experienced some form of doctor-induced illness. For example, when a doctor says, "This medication may make you sick," most people will perceive some form of negative side effect. The placebo effect is a similar phenomenon, in which we feel what we believe we are supposed to feel. The fact that the placebo works as well or better than the tested pharmaceuticals 33 percent of the time concerns some and mystifies others. It's certainly not information that Big Pharma would like you to think about, but nevertheless, it is the truth. So how can it be? Well, the body makes its own chemicals, Professor Prager reasons, so if you think a pill will help you, it often will, even if it's just a sugar pill masquerading as a pharmaceutical drug. (Think how much better it would be to not have the bad side effects of drugs or "trusting in the arm of the flesh.” Jer 17:5-8 Thus saith Jehovah: Cursed is the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from Jehovah. 6 For he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh, but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, a salt land and not inhabited. 7 Blessed is the man that trusteth in Jehovah, and whose trust Jehovah is. 8 For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, that spreadeth out its roots by the river, and shall not fear when heat cometh, but its leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.) University of Kansas professor M. Eric Wright discovered verbal first aid in 1990, when he experimented with two groups of emergency medical technicians. The control group was told to continue normal emergency response procedure, but the other group was given a set of parameters to follow: 1. Minimize extraneous input, such as witnesses' reactions. 2. Say a specific paragraph that includes: "The worst is over...[Tell your body to preserve itself. Encourage healing and limited blood loss]... You're in a safe position. The worst is over." 3. Don't talk too much about anything else. After six months of following these parameters, the trained group's patients ... experienced a much lower mortality rate. (How much more powerful it would be if we spoke the Words of Life over people! This is going beyond the natural to the supernatural. Jesus said in Joh 6:63,  It is the spirit that giveth life; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I have spoken unto you are spirit, and are life. And Mar. 11:23-24 Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou taken up and cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that what he saith cometh to pass; he shall have it. 24 Therefore I say unto you, All things whatsoever ye pray and ask for, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.)    “Diagnostitis" and the Power of Words (NaturalNews) by Dr. Carolyn Dean - 5/11/11 (David's notes in red) “Diagnostitis" is a new disease that I invented, I'm sure many others have had the same idea. It's a condition caused by health professionals declaring that you have something wrong with you that's incurable … [and] the symptoms can only be treated with drugs or surgery. “Diagnostitis" is an inflammation and irritation that you feel when you are given the wrong diagnosis. Or it could be a diagnosis callously embellished with all the horrors of the disease. (i.e. “The bad report”. How many wrong diagnosis' come to pass because they had so much faith in the doctors? Or a true diagnosis that came to pass because the person acted upon it by faith.) (Years ago, in one week, two women associated with our fellowship were told they had breast cancer. We prayed for them and told them that they were healed and to believe Jesus' words. We warned them not to believe any other words. In both cases, the doctors convinced them otherwise. They both ended up having Mastectomies and the lab results showed that there was no cancer in the breast tissues.) Back to the article: When I was a second-year medical student doing rounds with an orthopedic surgeon and my clinical group, I witnessed our surgeon describing the terrible fate awaiting a young man recently diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis (a deforming arthritic condition), in front of the patient. I was appalled! At the end of rounds the doctor started to criticize me for sitting on another patient's bed to obtain … their history. I said, “No, I want to talk to you!" I immediately launched into his incredible insensitivity for dashing any hope of recovery from Adam, the spondylitis patient. “Diagnostitis" can be the result of being given a diagnosis. ... The doctor may not have the tools to help his patient but he dashes any hope that something else or someone else might have answers. (That someone we know is Jesus Christ. “By His stripes ye were healed.”) Here's another cause of diagnostitis. I've had clients who tell me doctors have blurted out, "I can't believe you're still alive!" Or the doctor simply says, "I can't believe you are doing so well." This statement to some can be a triumph that you've surpassed your doctor's expectations. But to another it could reactivate the feeling that you didn't have a very good chance of surviving and initiate a setback. (Doubt and unbelief will always cause us set backs whether it is our own or that of someone else's.) That recently happened to a client of mine. After extensive back surgery he went for his two-week check up and x-rays. The x-ray technician was shocked at the major work that had been done. The technician's genuine surprise that he was doing so well in the face of such extensive surgery threw my client into irrational fears that his recovery was probably tenuous and wouldn't last. I remember when I first went to medical school, doctors didn't tell patients how sick they were or whether or not they had cancer. Then came the era of the "informed consent”. Now Doctors felt obliged to tell patients if there was even a 5 percent chance that they had cancer. You may not agree, but I think telling a person they may have cancer can actually sow the seeds of cancer in their vulnerable mind and body. (Pro. 23:7 For as he thinketh within himself, so is he… Jesus said, "As you have believed so be it done unto you.”) I recently wrote a foreword for a soon-to-be-published book called Become a Wellness Champion by Pam Bartha, a science teacher and writer. In 1988, at age 28, Pam was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. She was told by her neurologist that it was only a matter of time before she would land in a wheelchair and then be completely disabled. This doctor was playing God. He was adamant there was nothing she could do to change the prognosis of her disease. He even warned her against snake oil cures, saying they were useless. He put nails in her coffin and added the stress of "incurability" to her list of symptoms. He added diagnositis and the fear of never recovering from her MS diagnosis. ... How cruel are these doctors who so often sentence their patients to a life of illness. ... Doctors issue a divine proclamation that keeps many people … discouraged and hopeless. With their presumed authority and their words, they pass judgment on … people. Doctors have indeed become the priesthood and wield terrible authority over their patients. And some of them don't even realize the power of their words. They know very little … and yet they never state their ignorance. They just pass on their hopelessness to their patients. ... The words they say are geared to fit into the standard practice of medicine. Any words outside that box can get them in trouble. (This is part of the Rockefeller population control agenda. The Rockefellers' bought out and funded all the medical schools in the 20th century and began teaching and brain washing all the upcoming medical students with Allopathic pharmaceutical treatment methods.) In the comments section below the article is a moving story by a reader who says, "I am a burn survivor and was advised to not use insect repellent, perfume, shampoo, soap, aftershave, shaving cream, sunscreen, etc. When I asked my doctor why he wasn't telling the world about the crap (harmful substances) in all these products he looked me in the eye and said, 'I have a wife, children, a mortgage and other patients to help. If I told the world what I told you I wouldn't have any of it.' I felt sorry for him, he had a tear in his eye, but I understood why he didn't tell the world.” (Many doctors who have come out publicly speaking against the Covid and vaccine agendas have lost their medical license; most recently like the famous Dr. Peter McCullough.) What's my message? Make your own words be "the tell" of how you want your world to be and how you want your health to be. Don't let anyone else's words take away from your power. No authority on earth can do that. For an example of this, read my Natural News article, "The Medical Monopoly" (http://www.naturalnews.com/Author_Dr_Carolyn...).     The Power of Words are HUGE! YouTube – A&O Productions (David's notes in red)   [Editors notes italicized or in red] ...God said, “Let there be light.” And there was light. I want to remind you of the power of the mind. You can think yourself into a depression. You can think your way into stress. You can think your way into misery and frustration. There's so much more power in the mind than you probably would like to give yourself credit for. Change your mind. Decide that you love yourself enough to not surround yourself with people, things and situations that can have your mind continuing to spiral down this negative and dysfunctional train. “Once …you are fed with an idea ... you are susceptible to, … like an idea that this pill that we just got from the pharmaceutical company, it's the greatest, best thing for your issue, and I give you this pill and you get better, and then later you find out it was a sugar pill, and everybody says, ‘Yeah, that's called the placebo effect.'” ... “What does it really mean?” ... “You didn't get healed by the pill, you got healed by the belief in the pill.” “Well, ... that's what placebo's all about,” and ... a minimum of one-third, of all medical intervention is the placebo effect, that's where the healing comes from. (Imagine how the power would be multiplied beyond the natural if we put our faith in the Word of God.) …That's the result of positive thinking. But what about negative thinking?” This is what we don't talk about, but the reality is that it's equally powerful in regard to affecting your biology as is positive thinking, but it works in the opposite direction. A negative thought is called the nocebo effect. It can cause any disease and you can die. If you believe you're going to die, you can die from the belief. So, we really have to watch out because, as psychologists would tell us, 70% or more of our thoughts are negative and redundant and we're replaying the same negative thoughts. I say, “If thoughts have nothing to do with it, fine, but thoughts, positive or negative, shape our biology.” …It's time to wake up because our negative thinking is manifesting in negative life experiences.” (Again, we should enter the supernatural power by faith in God's promises.) Words are extremely powerful. You actually create your own laws and limitations for yourself, using the words that you say most often. The greatest teacher to ever live, the Carpenter from the plains of Galilee once said, “By your words you are justified and by your words you are condemned.” He understood the spiritual properties words possess. (Faith makes us justified but unbelief is a sin.) …God actually spoke the universe into existence, also known as cymatics or vibration. And remember, you are a piece [rather, we are made in the likeness] of the Creator and possess the same creative qualities. Never use phrases like, “This is killing me,” or “This makes me sick.” Though lighthearted, those are actual commands that are stirring energy in motion. “From the fruit of their mouth, a person's stomach is filled. With the harvest of their lips they are satisfied. The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” (Proverbs 18:20-21) There are high energy words and there are low energy words. High energy words attract to you positive people, positive situations, positive outcomes, positive circumstances. They also raise your health and the health and wellness of those listening. “From the fruit of their lips, people are filled with good things and the work of their hands brings them reward. An honest witness tells the truth, but a false witness tells lies. The words of the reckless pierce like swords but the tongue of the wise brings healing. Truthful lips endure forever but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.” (Proverbs 15:14-19) Low energy words do the exact opposite. They attract all manner of negative situations and circumstances. And they have also been proven to lower your immune system, making you more susceptible to illness. Dr. Emoto's water experiment proved that words and intention actually have a physical impact on water. Dr. Emoto's laboratory does research on water samples which are subjected to various forms of outside influence. The impressions made upon the water are recorded by swiftly freezing it in a cryogenic chamber. Somebody said, “Thank you,” to this water, or “Excuse me,” or “You disgust me,” or, “Idiot,” or, “I hate you,” or, “love,” “hope,” and “soul.” (Pictures in video show that the positive words created beautiful designs and the negative words made the water form chaotic and disorganized blobs.) In Dr. Emoto's numerous experiments, aimed at finding the word that cleanses the water most powerfully, have shown that it's not just one word, but a combination of two: "love and gratitude. “For whoever would love life and see good days must keep their tongue from evil and their lips from deceitful speech.”  (1 Peter 3:8-10) And Jesus said that your words are spirit. “The Spirit gives life. The flesh counts for nothing. The words I've spoken to you, they are full of the Spirit and life. It is the Spirit that quickeneth. [Which means, “gives life to”] The flesh profiteth nothing. The words that I speak unto you, they are Spirit and they are life. But there are some of you that believe not.” (John 6:63-64) Faith comes by hearing. Like when we say, “I can do this,” and set out to accomplish it. That it is the very words, when heard, because faith comes by hearing, that when you hear yourself saying these words, “I can do this,” that you actually can get the courage and strength and the wherewithal to get something done. That's why it's not just important to think good thoughts, you have to speak those thoughts. If you want things to come out and you want them to be manifested into the world, if you have a thought within you, you need to speak that thought out. You need to create by speaking the very thing that you have within you. You need to bring it, somehow, into this world and make it so. Think of it this way: a thought that is within you is not in this world. The thought that is in you is within you. It is only until you speak that thought and you give it a vibration in this world that it actually manifests. The Scriptures say that God spoke and everything became. The Scriptures say that every word that we speak will be judged accordingly, that we will be held accountable for everything that we say and everything that we think. This is why we must take every thought captive. Every thought that comes into our mind, it has the potential to create that thought in the world, if manifested by the words that you speak. Your thoughts create, your words make them become the very thing that you believe that they will be. “We all stumble in many ways. Anyone who is never at fault in what they say is perfect, able to keep their whole body in check. If we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we can turn the whole animal. Or take ships, as an example, although they are so large and driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder wherever the pilot wants to go. Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark. The tongue also is a fire. A world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts the whole body. It sets the whole course of one's life on fire and is itself set on fire by hell. All kinds of animals, birds, reptiles and sea creatures are being tamed and have been tamed by mankind, but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. With the tongue, we praise our Lord and Father, and with it, we curse human beings who have been made in God's likeness. Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers and sisters, this should not be. Can both fresh water and salt water flow from the same spring? My brothers and sisters, can a fig tree bear olives or a grapevine bear figs? Neither can a salt spring produce fresh water.” (James 3:1-12) Dr. Emoto has conducted another interesting experiment. He placed rice into three glass beakers and covered it with water and then every day for a month, he said, “Thank you,” to one beaker, “You're an idiot,” to the second, and the third one, he completely ignored. After one month, the rice that had been thanked, began to ferment, giving off a strong, pleasant aroma. The rice in the second beaker turned black. And the rice that was ignored began to rot. …Another experiment was to say good, beautiful, positive things to the good apple and nasty things to the bad apple. So, I just took out my apples from the bad apple jar and the good apple jar, and ... it's just amazing. …(The bad apple had brown spots all over it and the good apple was preserved with no spots.) Try using 25 containers, or even 50 containers, this works, and it shows that our thoughts literally shape our lives. (Another experiment was to put two strawberries in two plastic baggies and label one bag, “Love” and the other bag, “Hate” The individual said, “I love you, strawberry.” to the baggie labeled Love and “I hate you, strawberry.” to the baggie labeled “Hate.” …The “Love” strawberry looks completely normal. …And the hate berry had mold all over it.) ...People do things that annoy, disappoint and anger. Though we cannot look into another's heart, we assume that we know a bad motive or even a bad person when we see one. This topic of judging others could actually be taught in a two word sermon. When it comes to hating, gossiping, ignoring, ridiculing, holding grudges or wanting to cause harm, please apply the following: Stop it! “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful to building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those that listen.” (Ephesians 4:29) Haven't we all at one time or another meekly approached the mercy seat and pleaded for grace? Haven't we wished with all the energy of our souls for mercy to be forgiven for the mistakes we have made, and the sins we have committed? Forgiving ourselves and others is not easy. In fact, for most of us, it requires a major change in our attitude and way of thinking, even a change of heart. This mighty change of heart is exactly what the Gospel of Jesus Christ is designed to bring about. Let us be kind. Let us forgive. Let us talk peacefully with each other. Let us do good unto all men. Allowing us to see others the way our heavenly Father sees us, as flawed and imperfect mortals who have potential and worth, far beyond our capacity to imagine. Because God loves us so much, we too must love and forgive. Remember, in the end, it is the merciful who obtain mercy. Believe it or not, each word that you speak is an affirmation. You are always affirming that you want more of it into your life by speaking it, by placing your attention on it, by talking about it. Since that's the case, only talk about the joyous things that you would like to have and experience. And before you know it, those words will become an everyday part of your vocabulary and your life will soon follow suit. Our confession forbids or permits, and determines who will win the battle in the heavens. Victory in the battle in heaven has nothing to do with the power of the angels or demons, but our authority. One angel will easily bind Satan and cast him into the abyss as in Rev.20:1-2. It says in Rev.12:7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels [going forth] to war with the dragon; and the dragon warred and his angels; (8) and they prevailed not, neither was their place found any more in heaven. Even though the angels and demons carry out the warfare, the saints give authority by the words of their mouth to the winning side. (11) And they (saints) overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb, and because of the word of their testimony; and they loved not their life even unto death. The saints forbid or permit angels and demons according to the “word of their testimony.” This is according to Jesus in, (Mat.18:18) Verily I say unto you, what things soever ye shall bind (forbid) on earth shall be bound (forbidden) in heaven; and what things soever ye shall loose (permit) on earth shall be loosed (permitted) in heaven. Because of this, we are motivated to agree with the Word even when it is contrary to the sight realm or human sentiment. The Word of God in us gives authority to the angels to conquer Satan. Many say, “I bind the demons,” or “I loose the angels,” while they continue to disagree with the Word. This is only hot air. It accomplishes nothing. Neither Jesus nor His disciples made these statements. We do not have to either; just agree with the Word in our everyday thinking, speech, and actions. Demons will be forbidden while angels will be permitted. I include actions here because we cannot confess Christ while living in willful sin and expect the demons to be forbidden. It is imperative that we repent, change our mind, in order to cast down Satan's ability to rule us. (2Co.10:4) (For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but mighty before God to the casting down of strongholds); (5) casting down imaginations (Greek: “reasonings”), and every high thing that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ. If we want to win the battle in the heavens, we must first win it in our mind and with our tongue. (Pro.18:21) Death and life are in the power of the tongue…   The Ultimate Fate of Slanderers and Railers David Eells {Psa.11:2} For, lo, the wicked bend the bow, They make ready their arrow upon the string, That they may shoot in darkness at the upright in heart.   God says in His Word that slanderers and revilers (or railers) will not be saved without repentance, but in these days many will not return from this path, just as when Jesus came the first time. The word "slanderer" in Greek is diablos, meaning, "accuser" or "devil" and is, in fact, the Spanish translation of "devil". According to Vines Expository Dictionary, these are "those who are given to finding fault with the demeanor and conduct of others, and spreading their innuendos and criticisms in the Church". In a similar way, the word "reviler" or "railer" in Greek is often blasphemeo, meaning "to blaspheme or speak against God or the brethren or both". Those who blaspheme are obviously of the same nature and controlled by the devil and not God. Whenever you see a person or group of people abusing some person like this, remember that these are demons speaking. Demons slander and rail against the righteous. So, you can suspect that their victim is righteous. The only exception to this rule is when God turns their venom onto one another in judgment. You cannot associate with such people without a little leaven leavening the whole lump, so we are commanded in 1 Corinthians 5 to separate from them. Paul, by God, turned blasphemers, who have fallen away from the faith and defiled their conscience, over to Satan. {1Ti.1:19} holding faith and a good conscience; which some having thrust from them made shipwreck concerning the faith: {20} of whom is Hymenaeus and Alexander; whom I delivered unto Satan, that they might be taught not to blaspheme. God still does this. Revilers or railers are placed with the worst of men and rejected by all good men. {1Co.6:9} Or know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with men, {10} nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers [railers], nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. "Faction" here is the purpose of slander and railing. It means to separate followers for selfish ambition. We are commanded to separate from such after just two instances because it will leaven you so quickly. {Tit.3: 9-11} but shun foolish questionings, and genealogies, and strifes, and fightings about law; for they are unprofitable and vain. 10 A factious man after a first and second admonition refuse; 11 knowing that such a one is perverted, and sinneth, being self-condemned. Gal 5:19  Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these: fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, 20  idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousies, wraths, factions, divisions, parties, 21 envyings, drunkenness, revellings, and such like; of which I forewarn you, even as I did forewarn you, that they who practise such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God. "Parties" here is very similar. It means a self-willed opinion leading into dividing into sects or denominations. Slander and faction are always associated with lying spirits and other forms of deceit, like subtle innuendos. {Psa.50:19} Thou givest thy mouth to evil, And thy tongue frameth deceit. {20} Thou sittest and speakest against thy brother; Thou slanderest thine own mother's son. {21} These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; Thou thoughtest that I was altogether such a one as thyself: [But] I will reprove thee, and set [them] in order before thine eyes. None of these enter the kingdom of God without repentance. {Rev.21:8} But for the fearful, and unbelieving, and abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part [shall be] in the lake that burneth with fire and brimstone; which is the second death. We must endure the cross of death to fleshly lusts of unforgiveness, bitterness, hatred, faction, strife, slander, railing, lying, criticism, judging others, etc. and cast them off as the weights that hold us back from winning this race. {Heb.12:1} Therefore let us also, seeing we are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, {2} looking unto Jesus the author and perfecter of [our] faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising shame, and hath sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. The one who receives the prize is the true body of Christ in whom Christ Himself lives. Those who live after these lusts cannot receive the prize, for the race is to bear the fruit of Christ, 30-, 60- and 100-fold before our time is up. {1Co.9:24} Know ye not that they that run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? Even so run; that ye may attain. If there is no cross, there is no crown. All who indulge their flesh in unforgiveness, bitterness, hatred, faction, strife, criticism, judging others, will not inherit the prize of Christ. {25} And every man that striveth in the games exerciseth self-control in all things. Now they do it to receive a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. The flesh that desires these lusts must be crucified or the person will be rejected, no matter how much they think they have done for God. {26} I therefore so run, as not uncertainly; so fight I, as not beating the air: 27 but I buffet my body, and bring it into bondage: lest by any means, after that I have preached to others, I myself should be rejected. Again, if they refuse to deny their flesh to obey God's Word, they will be destroyed. Paul said in Romans 8 that if we walk after the flesh, we must die. We have watched these people over the years lose their health, the respect of all righteous people, their ministries and often their lives. The Lord takes no pleasure in the strength of the beastly flesh or the walk of man. {Psa.147:10} He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: He taketh no pleasure in the legs of a man. God forbade Israel to use horses from Egypt because of what they represented. Those full of slander, railing/reviling, criticism, unforgiveness, delusion, paranoia, gossip, Jezebel, are often judged because they refuse to forgive anyone and are turned over to the tormentors, as Jesus said in Matthew 18:34,35. Rejection and self-will and lust for position is the common denominator and root of most slanderers and railers/revilers. There is deliverance from rejection and its fear. These people are not qualified to judge, for they themselves are sinners. {2Co.10:6} and being in readiness to avenge all disobedience, when your obedience shall be made full. These people usually do not prefer to face the ones they accuse in front of the righteous because they know they cannot stand up in the light of the truth of the Word they would be faced with. {Psa.11:2} For, lo, the wicked bend the bow, They make ready their arrow upon the string, That they may shoot in darkness at the upright in heart. They are "Christian" Snipers. We must forgive these people of all of their backstabbing attacks. Like Judas, they are necessary for the crucifixion of the body of Christ but also like Judas they hang themselves with their own hands and woe be to them, as Paul said. We may plead with them for peace but they consistently refuse. Therefore, they are turned over to the tormentors, as Jesus said. {120:6} My soul hath long had her dwelling With him that hateth peace. {7} I am [for] peace: But when I speak, they are for war. ...{Isa.48:22} There is no peace, saith the Lord, to the wicked. Here are some verses the Lord gave me about the constant slander and railing we endure from these kinds of people: {Jud.8} Yet in like manner these also in their dreamings defile the flesh, and set at nought dominion, and rail at dignities [or glories]. {9} But Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing judgment, but said, The Lord rebuke thee. {10} But these rail at whatsoever things they know not: and what they understand Naturally [in the letter], like the creatures without reason, in these things are they destroyed. {11} Woe unto them! For they went in the way of Cain [to kill their more spiritual brother], and ran riotously in the error of Balaam for hire [paid by their flesh to do evil], and perished in the gainsaying of Korah [who usurped authority not his]. {12} These are they who are hidden rocks in your love-feasts when they feast with you, shepherds that without fear feed Themselves [feed their own flesh]; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn leaves without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots; {13} Wild waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars [not keeping their position in the heavenlies], for whom the blackness of darkness hath been reserved forever. {Psa.50:19} Thou givest thy mouth to evil, And thy tongue frameth deceit. {20} Thou sittest and speakest against thy brother; Thou slanderest thine own mother's son. {21} These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; Thou thoughtest that I was altogether such a one as thyself: [But] I will reprove thee, and set [them] in order before thine eyes. {52:1} Why boastest thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? The lovingkindness of God [endureth] continually. {2} Thy tongue deviseth very wickedness, Like a sharp razor, working deceitfully. {3} Thou lovest evil more than good, And lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah {4} Thou lovest all devouring words, thou deceitful tongue. {5} God will likewise destroy thee for ever; He will take thee up, and pluck thee out of thy tent, And root thee out of the land of the living. {55:18} He hath redeemed my soul in peace from the battle that was against me; For they were many [that strove] with me. {19} God will hear, and answer them, Even he that abideth of old, Selah [The men] who have no changes (They are not born from above by the Word), And who fear not God. {20} He hath put forth his hands against such as were at peace with him: He hath profaned his covenant. {21} His mouth was smooth as butter, But his heart was war: His words were softer than oil, Yet were they drawn swords. {22} Cast thy burden upon Jehovah, and he will sustain thee: He will never suffer the righteous to be moved. {23} But thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the pit of destruction: Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; But I will trust in thee. {3Jn.9} I wrote somewhat unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not. {10} Therefore, if I come, I will bring to remembrance his works which he doeth, prating against us with wicked words: and not content therewith, neither doth he himself receive the brethren, and them that would he forbiddeth and casteth [them] out of the church. {11} Beloved, imitate not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that doeth good is of God: he that doeth evil hath not seen God. If you or anyone you know has fallen into blasphemy or speaking against others must repent to be saved. Slanderers or railers usually have rejection and selfish ambition that perverts their thinking so quickly. I would caution anyone who has witnessed these spirits in action to look at the facts. They most often offer slander without witnesses of sin. What do the witnesses say? {Pro.18:17} He that pleadeth his cause first [seemeth] just; But his neighbor cometh and searcheth him out. Many times God draws vessels of dishonor against us for a purpose. {Mic.4:11} And now many nations are assembled against thee, that say, Let her be defiled, and let our eye see [our desire] upon Zion. {12} But they know not the thoughts of Jehovah, neither understand they his counsel; for he hath gathered them as the sheaves to the threshing-floor. {13} Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion; for I will make thy horn iron, and I will make thy hoofs brass; and thou shalt beat in pieces many peoples: and I will devote their gain unto Jehovah, and their substance unto the Lord of the whole earth. We pray in each case that this is not for the destruction of souls but the flesh of the old man. We pray that souls will walk away from this being better for the experience. But those who do not repent will die spiritually and/or physically. Get your swords, saints, and fight on the side of the Lord and His Word! Don't be afraid of a few arrows shot out of darkness into your back! {Psa.11:2} For, lo, the wicked bend the bow, They make ready their arrow upon the string, That they may shoot in darkness at the upright in heart. What they do to the least of Jesus' brethren they do to Him. {Psa.22:12,13,16}  ... {12} Many bulls have compassed me; Strong bulls of Bashan have beset me round. {13} They gape upon me with their mouth, [As] a ravening and a roaring lion. ... {16} For dogs have compassed me: A company of evil-doers have inclosed me; They pierced my hands and my feet. As we can see, their problem is being a hearer of the Word while not doing the Word. This is what separates the Judases from the disciples, as tares from the wheat. The tares will walk after their lusts of defilement because they cannot bear the fruit of Christ. Even though we all hate to see them fall away, it is necessary for the body to be sanctified. Read The Son of Perdition. As we have seen, slanderers, railers and liars cannot enter the Kingdom of God. It is my Father who wrote these words of Scripture, Whom they do not fear, believe, nor obey. On the other hand, saints, or "sanctified ones", dwell in the Kingdom of God for they abide in Jesus Who is the Word. When corrected by the Word, Judas went to Jezebel to crucify Jesus. History always repeats. The only people who would believe Judases are evil, for "An evil doer giveth heed to lying lips". We have no fear that righteous people will follow the Judases and Jezebels. It cannot happen, for they are not born of the same father and therefore they look quite different. Let us see if this is true. I have been criticized by Judases because I have pointed out, by dreams and the Word, that they will die. I have said that this is happening spiritually and can end up in physical death. Whereas they have been ministered to in love, some for years; nevertheless, they have chosen lies, unforgiveness and hatred when corrected. The righteous see these things and they are exceedingly sorry and go to their Father. {Mat.18:31} So when his fellow-servants saw what was done, they were exceeding sorry, and came and told unto their lord all that was done. {32} Then his lord called him unto him, and saith to him, Thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou besoughtest me: {33} shouldest not thou also have had mercy on thy fellow-servant, even as I had mercy on thee? {34} And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due. {35} So shall also my heavenly Father do unto you, if ye forgive not every one his brother from your hearts. Notice that their unforgiveness turns them over to demons who in turn HATE the righteous and cannot have peace with them. So these spirits will be manifested in them as HATRED towards the righteous. {1Jn.3:13} Marvel not, brethren, if the world hateth you. {14} We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not abideth in death. {15} Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer: and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him. But like Judas, it is themselves they are killing, for they "abideth in death" and as we have seen they cannot enter life with those sins. This death is increasingly manifesting them, for everything they learned by Word and example has been forgotten through criticism and hatred. Historically, I have seen this happen with every railer. They fall away and are sick in their bodies and dying or dead. Only those who love and know God are born of Him. The rest have a different father and his nature is in them. {4:7} Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is begotten of God, and knoweth God. {8} He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. {9} Herein was the love of God manifested in us, that God hath sent his only begotten Son into the world that we might live through him. {10} Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son [to be] the propitiation for our sins. {11} Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. {12} No man hath beheld God at any time: if we love one another, God abideth in us, and his love is perfected in us ... {16} And we know and have believed the love which God hath in us. God is love; and he that abideth in love abideth in God, and God abideth in him. Notice that God is not in those who hate and cannot love. This hatred in them twists everything into a lie. They cannot tell the truth for they cannot keep the commandment of love. {2:4} He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. These people do not love God but their true father from whom they are being begotten. As in the parable of the sower, the Word from heaven is the seed of God in us and the word from Hell is the seed of Satan in them. {4:20} If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, cannot love God whom he hath not seen. {21} And this commandment have we from him, that he who loveth God love his brother also. Look at their fruit and you can tell if they are lying. If there is hatred and their mouth is opened, they are liars. Lying witnesses, who claimed to be the people of God, sent Jesus and the apostles to their deaths. You cannot feed at the table of Satan's lies without being affected or infected. Don't worry, when they are through separating the tares unto themselves through their lies, we will shine forth in the kingdom of our Father as a spotless and blemishless bride. They who are "forsaking the right way" are the "spots and blemishes" among us.   {2Pe.2:12} But these, as creatures without reason, born mere animals to be taken and destroyed, railing in matters whereof they are ignorant, shall in their destroying surely be destroyed, {13} suffering wrong as the hire of wrong-doing; [men] that count it pleasure to revel in the day-time, spots and blemishes, revelling in their deceivings while they feast with you; {14} having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; enticing unstedfast souls; having a heart exercised in covetousness; children of cursing; {15} forsaking the right way, they went astray, having followed the way of Balaam the [son] of Beor, who loved the hire of wrong-doing. ... {21} For it were better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after knowing it, to turn back from the holy commandment delivered unto them. {22} It has happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog turning to his own vomit again, and the sow that had washed to wallowing in the mire. Those who work so hard to divide people unto themselves for lustful purposes are doing the kingdom a service. {1Co.11:19} For there must be also factions among you, that they that are approved may be made manifest among you. Birds of a feather flock together. "An evil doer giveth heed to lying lips". By these liars, God is first separating the tares into bundles to burn them so that the righteous will then shine forth in the kingdom of our Father. {Mat.13:30} Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of the harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather up first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them; but gather the wheat into my barn. ... {37} And he answered and said, He that soweth the good seed is the Son of man; {38} and the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom; and the tares are the sons of the evil [one]; {39} and the enemy that sowed them is the devil: and the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are angels. {40} As therefore the tares are gathered up and burned with fire; so shall it be in the end of the world. {41} The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that cause stumbling, and them that do iniquity, {42} and shall cast them into the furnace of fire: there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth. {43} Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He that hath ears, let him hear. Notice that Father is gathering out of His Kingdom those that do iniquity and cause others to stumble. The Bride will not be finished until this process completed. 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Sermons - Fellowship Bible Church
Acts-Triumph of the Gospel - “REPENT AND BE BAPTIZED …” HUH?? - Part 10

Sermons - Fellowship Bible Church

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 43:09


“Day by day continuing with one mind in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they were taking their meals together with gladness and sincerity of heart, praising God and having favor with all the people.”  (Acts 2:46-47). “And the word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly . . .”  (Acts 6:&). “So the church throughout Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.”  (Acts 9:31). “So the churches were being strengthened in the faith, and were increasing in number daily.”  (Acts 16:5). “So the word of the Lord was growing mightily and prevailing.”  (Acts 19:20). WOW!!   Just about on every page of the book of Acts we see the amazing story of THE TRIUMPH OF THE GOSPEL even in the darkest of times.   So what did the early church as described in Acts have that the modern church today doesn't have?  Answer:  ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!  God has given to us today the very same thing that He gave the early church.  As we begin our journey into this faithful and carefully written history of the early church by Doctor Luke, let's pray that God will instill a new excitement and joy for what He has done and can continue to do by His Holy Spirit through the Church of Jesus Christ today, so that the TRIUMPH OF THE GOSPEL  can be experienced even now in the dark days in which we live.

Imposing Grandeur Radio
Episode 33 - Fruits of the Spirit: Gentleness

Imposing Grandeur Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 36:16


We are finishing off our "Fruits of the Spirit" series and we are so thankful to be back with you guys! Today, we are on the topic of "gentleness." Can you be gentle AND strong at the same time?? Practically speaking, how can someone be obedient and gentle in day-to-day scenarios and life? We hope you will take a listen and be encouraged that our God is a gentle God and His Holy Spirit is what grants us the ability to be gentle as we look to Him, our greatest example of gentle strength.

The Hope Club Podcast
Episode 427 Led By The Spirit

The Hope Club Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 27:39


There are two ways to go through life. One is to be led by our own feelings and the other is to be led by the Holy Spirit. And there is a marked difference between the two.When you are led by the Spirit you experience three things you never have  before. You have a love toward others that comes from God. You have a joy in your heart that comes from God. and you have a renewed thought process that comes from God. These are all byproducts of being led by His Holy Spirit.Do you have the Spirit? If yes, great.  If not, listen carefully. this is a message for all, Christian and non- Christian. 

Help Club for Moms
Tuesday Devotional: Hearing the Voice of Our Shepherd

Help Club for Moms

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 9:17


Be encouraged that, because of Jesus and His Holy Spirit living inside us, we can now hear God speak!"My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me." -John 10:27

Free Grace Baptist Church
CLIP: What is your only comfort in life and death?

Free Grace Baptist Church

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 2:00


Clip from Nov 6, 2022 sermon on the Martyrdom of Stephen, Acts 7-54-60.-https---www.sermonaudio.com-sermoninfo.asp-SID-11722220195831--Heidelberg Catechism-Q. 1. What is thy only comfort in life and death--A. That I with body and soul, both in life and death, am not my own, but belong unto my faithful Savior Jesus Christ- who, with His precious blood, hath fully satisfied for all my sins, and delivered me from all the power of the devil- and so preserves me that without the will of my heavenly Father, not a hair can fall from my head- yea, that all things must be subservient to my salvation, and therefore, by His Holy Spirit, He also assures me of eternal life, and makes me sincerely willing and ready, henceforth, to live unto Him.

Revive Church Podcast
Generic or Generational? - Fight For Me

Revive Church Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 44:53


God gives us the grace to give generously through His Holy Spirit living within us. But when we give back into His house, are we giving for the right reasons? In this week's sermon from Pastor Stephan, we discover the blessing that lies in giving, and how to be intentional about blessing the next generation with our finances.  Be blessed!

Revive Church Podcast
Generic or Generational? - Fight For Me

Revive Church Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 44:53


God gives us the grace to give generously through His Holy Spirit living within us. But when we give back into His house, are we giving for the right reasons? In this week's sermon from Pastor Stephan, we discover the blessing that lies in giving, and how to be intentional about blessing the next generation with our finances.  Be blessed!

Dag Heward-Mills
God is Stirring You Up, Pushing You On and Blowing On You

Dag Heward-Mills

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 135:13


This Monday's message has been taken from the latest FLOW Church service. Bishop Dag will reassure you that God allows you to experience trials and tests in order to push you, mature you, strengthen you and ultimately make you into something greater.  You will also discover how disappointments and apparent failures will certainly work together for your good as God breathes new life into you through the power of His Holy Spirit. Enjoy today's encouraging word.

Dag Heward-Mills First Love
God is Stirring You Up, Pushing You On and Blowing On You

Dag Heward-Mills First Love

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 135:13


This Monday's message has been taken from the latest FLOW Church service. Bishop Dag will reassure you that God allows you to experience trials and tests in order to push you, mature you, strengthen you and ultimately make you into something greater.  You will also discover how disappointments and apparent failures will certainly work together for your good as God breathes new life into you through the power of His Holy Spirit. Enjoy today's encouraging word.

Sermons - Fellowship Bible Church
Acts-Triumph of the Gospel - “The Fellowship of the King” - Part 9

Sermons - Fellowship Bible Church

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2022 37:55


“Day by day continuing with one mind in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they were taking their meals together with gladness and sincerity of heart, praising God and having favor with all the people.”  (Acts 2:46-47). “And the word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly . . .”  (Acts 6:&). “So the church throughout Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.”  (Acts 9:31). “So the churches were being strengthened in the faith, and were increasing in number daily.”  (Acts 16:5). “So the word of the Lord was growing mightily and prevailing.”  (Acts 19:20). WOW!!   Just about on every page of the book of Acts we see the amazing story of THE TRIUMPH OF THE GOSPEL even in the darkest of times.   So what did the early church as described in Acts have that the modern church today doesn't have?  Answer:  ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!  God has given to us today the very same thing that He gave the early church.  As we begin our journey into this faithful and carefully written history of the early church by Doctor Luke, let's pray that God will instill a new excitement and joy for what He has done and can continue to do by His Holy Spirit through the Church of Jesus Christ today, so that the TRIUMPH OF THE GOSPEL  can be experienced even now in the dark days in which we live.

Mission Sermon Podcasts
Genesis 24 – A Bride for a King

Mission Sermon Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2022


In Genesis 24 – A Bride for a King, Abraham is aged, and as he faithfully seeks a wife for his son Isaac, God’s Word reveals a prophetic and powerful story pointing to God’s redeeming love for you. The pursuit of a bride for Isaac parallels God’s pursuit of you by His Holy Spirit in order to […] The post Genesis 24 – A Bride for a King appeared first on The Mission Church.

UBM Unleavened Bread Ministries

Bride Rewarded; Factious and Apostates Judged (13) (Audio) David Eells - 11/6/22 3 out of 4 Will Fall Away Claire Pienaar - 10/26/22 (David's notes in red) I dreamed I was watching three different people in bathroom stalls. (As we will see, these three individuals represent the three out of four in the parable of the sower that fell away. Claire represents a corporate body of the one out of the four that bore fruit 30, 60, and 100 fold. Mat. 13:8  and others fell upon the good ground, and yielded fruit, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty. Jesus' interpretation: 23 And he that was sown upon the good ground, this is he that heareth the word, and understandeth it; who verily beareth fruit, and bringeth forth, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.) These stalls were adjacent to a communal dining hall where there was a large wooden table and wooden chairs. (The bathroom stalls represent each believer's call to get rid of the waste of the old man. The communal dining hall with large wooden table represents the Body of Christ coming together to feast on the Word, by resting on the works of the Cross). (Riaan: The bathroom stalls not only represent a place where you are supposed to get rid of all fleshly waste, but they can also represent cubicles of self-works, like working in an office). (Gal. 5:4 Ye are severed from Christ, ye who would be justified by the law; ye are fallen away from grace.) This area looked like a rehab center. (The rehab center represents the rehabilitation process of the washing of water with the Word which delivers us from our fleshly idols and sinful addictions.) It appeared to me that these people were in different stages of “sanctification” or rehab. (There are many stages of sanctification after our initial salvation experience, but if we don't endure in our trials until the end we won't keep our salvation. Mat. 10:22 ...he that endureth to the end, the same shall be saved.) It looked like the first one (Ella) had overcome the initial addiction or sins and replaced it with something else. (The flesh is always looking for something to hang onto so that it can live. Many times we get rid of one fleshly vice only to find something else to entertain our flesh and allow it to keep on controlling us. Mat. 13:3-4, ...Behold, the sower went forth to sow; 4 and as he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side, and the birds came and devoured them. Jesus' interpretation: Mat. 13:18-19 ...When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, then cometh the evil one , and snatcheth away that which hath been sown in his heart. This is he that was sown by the way side. ) The second one (Daniel) was still struggling with his initial addictions or sins. (These are the people with the “once saved always saved" false doctrine. They don't ever receive the power to overcome their initial sins because they only believe that your are perfected when you die and go to heaven. Mat. 13:5-6,20-21  and others fell upon the rocky places, where they had not much earth: and straightway they sprang up, because they had no deepness of earth: 6 and when the sun was risen, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away… Jesus' interpretation: 20 And he that was sown upon the rocky places, this is he that heareth the word, and straightway with joy receiveth it; 21 yet hath he not root in himself, but endureth for a while; and when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, straightway he stumbleth. ) The last one (Linda) was completely given over to many other sins because she failed to recognize them as sin in the first place.  Mat. 13:7  And others fell upon the thorns; and the thorns grew up and choked them. Jesus' interpretation: 22 And he that was sown among the thorns, this is he that heareth the word; and the care of the world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.) The first person's name was Ella (In Hebrew this name means “goddess”, and in German it means “Other” or “Foreign”). (These worship a false Jesus and receive false seed that bears fruit that doesn't look like the Father. Hos. 5:7 They have dealt treacherously against Jehovah; for they have borne strange children: now shall the new moon devour them with their fields.) Ella was preoccupied with her nails. She used to be an addict, but now she was addicted to doing her nails. (Riaan: [Keratin is dead cells that make up the fibrous structural protein of our nails.] Being pre-occupied with nails represent dwelling on the works of dead flesh.) I had flash visions of her doing her nails everywhere: In the car, with her mom, in the shower, at work. She wasn't trying to cut off her nails and keep them short and neat. She had a preoccupation with false nails, and making her nails appear more beautiful than is naturally or humanly possible. (This represents the vain works of the flesh that make people look good outwardly to others.) When I went into her stall, I showed her my own bare nails and said, “Look, it really doesn't look that bad”. She smiled weakly but could not commit to changing her habits. (1Co. 1:18 For the word of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us who are saved it is the power of God.) I walked into the next stall and the person's name was Daniel. (This name means “God is my judge”). (John 8:15-16,23-24 Ye judge after the flesh; I judge no man. 16 Yea and if I judge, my judgment is true; for I am not alone, but I and the Father that sent me… 23 And he said unto them, Ye are from beneath; I am from above: ye are of this world; I am not of this world. 24 I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for except ye believe that I am he , ye shall die in your sins.) He was a recovering drug addict, like Ella. (These “drug addictions” represent, “the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches.”) He had showered, and was now praying, and he was dressed in a big grey bathrobe. (As we will see, he had been washed by the water of the Word but was still clothed in death because of his unbelief.) He was saying that he knows God can take it away from him and was pleading with God. I told him that it had already been taken care of at the cross 2000 years ago. It was finished. (He likely represents those who lack faith in the completed works of the cross). (The condition of salvation is that you must believe. Rom. 1:16  For I am not ashamed of the gospel: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth...) He asked me if I had ever dealt with addiction and I said “yes” because I've dealt with sin, and that is the same thing. Daniel then put the gown on me, wanting me to join him in this dark comfortable misery, but I said, “Oh no thank you!” and put the gown back on him and walked out of his stall. (Misery loves company and we can not allow others to drag us down with their evil hearts of unbelief.) (Riaan: This one was washed clean initially, accepting the cleansing power of God but then went back to what is “comfortable” for the flesh and covered the “cleanness” with darkness.) The third stall belonged to a person named Linda. (Her name means beautiful serpent.) Linda was not in the stall, but was, instead, walking between the dining table and a cupboard, packing things in a bag. (Packing things in a bag represents carrying a lot of “baggage from the past” i.e. bitterness, resentment, unforgiveness and guilt.) She used angry and biting tones in response to all my questions about her addiction: First denying, then blaming, then getting angry. I asked her, “Why are you so hurt? Who hurt you?” And she replied, “His name is Davis, and he really hurt me." (Davis means “son of David”). (Riaan: She represents faction [and anger towards God].)... I did what I knew was wrong to please him, and now he's left me. I can't understand it” (This represents a misunderstanding of what is pleasing to God because of ignorance of His Word. God's presence leaves us when we grieve His Holy Spirit.)  ... I wanted to hug her, as I knew she needed much love. She used profanity out of sheer frustration at her own weakness and lack of good character. She was remorseful but did not know how to be freed from this sin. (Again this third one represents those in Mat. 13:22 And he that was sown among the thorns, this is he that heareth the word; and the care of the world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.) Then I woke up. I asked the Lord for a verse by faith at random for this dream, and I received John 1:1, (in context 1,4-5) 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. ...4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. 5 And the light shineth in the darkness; and the darkness apprehended it not. I asked the Lord for another word by faith at random to help understand this dream. I received Isaiah 5:3, (in context 1-6)  ... My wellbeloved had a vineyard in a very fruitful hill: 2 and he digged it, and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, and built a tower in the midst of it, and also hewed out a winepress therein: and he looked that it should bring forth grapes, and it brought forth wild grapes. 3 And now, O inhabitants of Jerusalem and men of Judah, judge, I pray you, betwixt me and my vineyard. 4 What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? wherefore, when I looked that it should bring forth grapes, brought it forth wild grapes? 5 And now I will tell you what I will do to my vineyard: I will take away the hedge thereof, and it shall be eaten up; I will break down the wall thereof, and it shall be trodden down: 6 and I will lay it waste; it shall not be pruned nor hoed; but there shall come up briers and thorns: I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.     Very Few Will Climb Mt. Zion Samuel Fire - 10/25/22 (David's notes in red) I saw Tiannah and I as little children running on this hiking trail. We ran casually and gracefully on this trail. It went through this big forest and ended at the top of a mountain. (This trail represents the straight and narrow path that leads up to the top of Mt. Zion, the New Jerusalem Bride.) While on the track we ran through forests and crossed rivers by jumping on rocks. (The rocks represent our Rock of salvation, Jesus, on whom we stand to keep us from being swept away by the current of the curse represented by the river waters.) There were difficult areas to get through but some were easier. We were acting very playful and joyful, with no fear or worry, like simple-minded, young children. (Rom. 16:19  For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I rejoice therefore over you: but I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple unto that which is evil.) On this trail, we came across all different types of other people, on all different sections of the trail. We were kind to all of them, but they didn't want to go any further up on the trail. (These people are similar to the different people in Claire's dream above. They are all on the "salvation trail" but at some point in their walk they find a comfortable spot and decide that they don't want to go any further, since this leads to “death to self.") Some of the people kept trying to get us to stay with them but we didn't want to. (As in Claire's dream above, misery and complacency loves company and these people will try to derail your journey of sanctification and pull you down with them. Gal. 5:7 Ye were running well; who hindered you that ye should not obey the truth?) We just wanted to keep running along the trail, climbing up the mountain. (1Co 9:24  Know ye not that they that run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? Even so run; that ye may attain.) We came to this open park area where I saw a group of people... They were all stopped and chatting with each other; having a picnic. They were acting very comfortable and relaxed, as if they thought that was the end of the trail and that they don't need to go any further. We just ... kept running on the trail, and in the distance behind us, we heard them telling us to ‘Stop running', ‘That's crazy', ‘That's dangerous' ‘Whoa! I wouldn't do that!' etc. (This represents apostate Christians who are in dead religion and they don't see a need for perpetual sanctification. They think the Bride is a fanatic and excessive like in Sos 5:9 What is thy beloved more than another beloved, O thou fairest among women? What is thy beloved more than another beloved, That thou dost so adjure us?) At one spot there was another couple... They told us that we are crazy for wanting to keep climbing up the mountain and that it is too dangerous for us to keep running on the trail. We just wanted to keep running and we said to them “Come with us!” but they didn't want to come, they were comfortable where they were. (Continuing in sanctification is uncomfortable to the “old man”.) So, we kept on going and eventually got to the top of the mountain, where there was this beautiful waterfall. (The Bride has rivers of living water flowing out from her. John 7:38 He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, from within him shall flow rivers of living water.)  While at the top, we went to one side of a cliff and looked down. We saw from far away the last couple that we had met. We yelled out to them, “Come up here!” But they didn't say anything, they only shook their heads to say ‘no'. (Rom. 10:21 ...All the day long did I spread out my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people.) Then the scene changed and Tiannah, our son David, and I were much older than we are in real life. (Representing that we and our fruit, of Christ in us, has matured through the sanctification process.) All 3 of us were now muscular, more mature and were equipped with everything we needed: a backpack, food, water and tools. We had everything needed to survive in a wilderness. We were still on top of the mountain but were equipped to walk back down the trail again that we had walked as children. (The Bride has gone through her trials and is now strong, mature, prepared, and equipped with the Word that she has put down into her heart to minister to others during the Tribulation.) We went again to the cliff  and looked down and saw that the last couple were still standing there; not having moved at all. We set up a zip line and swung down to where they were. (The zip line represents the supernatural anointing that the Man-child will receive to bring the good news of the gospel to those in tribulation. But as we will see, just as in Jesus' day, many will not have eyes to recognize the Man-child or their reformation in the Tribulation.) We were encouraging them to come up the mountain, [of sanctification] and speaking to them with pure love, mercy and grace to encourage them to take the next step. We gave them some bread. We spoke with scripture so simply and gently. They took a few more steps but they didn't want to go any further than that. We gave them everything that they would accept, but when they didn't want to take any more steps, we kept walking back down the trail to find others. We found more people that we had previously seen on the trail, some still in the same spot where we last saw them and some had walked a little further up the trail but others were further back than before. (Mark 4:24-25 ...Take heed what ye hear: with what measure ye mete it shall be measured unto you; and more shall be given unto you. 25 For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not, from him shall be taken away even that which he hath.) We gave one of the groups of people we saw some food and water and spoke about The Lord with them and lead them across a river until they didn't want to walk any further. Some other people followed us for a while, others only moved a little bit further and some didn't want to move at all. After we spoke to everyone that we found we went back up the mountain to the top. (The old saying is so true, "You can lead a horse to water but you can't make them drink.” Psa. 32:9 Be ye not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding; Whose trappings must be bit and bridle to hold them in, Else they will not come near unto thee.)     Apostates are Climbing the Wrong Mountain Claire Pienaar - 10/26/22 (David's notes in red) I had a quick vision of a couple named Eddie and Andie. (Eddie means “wealthy friend”. He likely represents those who are strong in the world. James 4:4 Ye adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? Whosoever therefore would be a friend of the world maketh himself an enemy of God. (Mat. 19:23 And Jesus said unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, It is hard for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of heaven.) (Andie means “man-like” and represents the Jezebel daughters of the Harlot, as we will see.) They were climbing a very rocky, desolate mountain. It had broken branches, dead tree stumps and many rocky and craggy places. Nothing green grew on this mountain. (This could represent the wilderness tribulation [that many apostate Christians will have to go through].) (Riaan: This particular mountain represents works of the flesh [which separate us from Christ as in Gal. 5:4.].) (John 15:1-2,5-6 I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman. 2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he taketh it away: … 5  I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same beareth much fruit: for apart from me ye can do nothing. 6 If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned. Primarily, we abide in Him by faith that we were crucified with Christ and He now lives in us. This faith entitles us to power from God to bear fruit.) They were dressed in what looked like the exact same wedding attire Riaan and I wore for our wedding, except Andie's dress was not pure white, as mine had been, but an 'off white' color. (Claire represents the Bride because her name means “brilliant” and the Bride's garments are bright and pure as is spoken of in Rev. 19:8 And it was given unto her that she should array herself in fine linen, bright and pure: for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints. This 'off white' wedding dress represents those who have yet to attain to a 'leukos' garment like in Rev. 19:14 And the armies which are in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and pure. Both of these groups have a lesser garment than the Bride.) (Sometimes those walking in the flesh look more pious than they really are. 1Sa. 16:7, ... Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature... for Jehovah seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but Jehovah looketh on the heart.)   She was holding a small bouquet. (This represents branches being cut off. It makes a nice bouquet initially, but we want to be attached to the “vine”, otherwise we will wither and die. John 15:6  If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.) They looked dishevelled, and dirty from climbing. Ed was slightly further along, but he was not waiting for his bride and he had a scowl on his face. Andie looked very fearful of falling and they both looked laser focused on not falling. Andie's wedding dress was torn at the bottom. I looked down at her feet and saw she had the finest, black, fancy shoes on, with little diamond gems. The soles were red though, and I heard the words, “Trampling the blood of the saints.” (Ed represents those distracted with worldly riches and Andie represents the “manly” Jezebel spirit who is a daughter of the Harlot. These types are leavened to the Body and they are climbing the wrong mountain that produces no fruit.) Rev 17:5 and upon her forehead a name written, Mystery, Babylon the Great, the Mother of the Harlots and of the Abominations of the Earth. 6 And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. And when I saw her, I wondered with a great wonder.). I asked the Lord for a word by faith at random for this dream, and received John 5:37, (in context 37-40)  And the Father that sent me, he hath borne witness of me. Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor seen his form. 38 And ye have not his word abiding in you: for whom he sent, him ye believe not. 39 Ye search the scriptures, because ye think that in them ye have eternal life; and these are they which bear witness of me; 40 and ye will not come to me, that ye may have life.     Moving to the New House with the David's   Claire Pienaar 11/2/22 (David's notes in red) I had two dreams that followed one another and seem to be connected. Dream #1: I dreamed that I was asleep and dreaming that David Eells was packing up his house and moving, but my family was not there yet. I was distraught as I needed to be where he was. In the dream I woke up and scheduled a call with him, and we chatted. David was very excited. Then I was transported through Zoom to David's house. He told me that a factious man had sold the house that UBM was in, and they needed to be out by Wednesday morning. (The factious man represents the house of faction. This means their time of oppressing and slandering us is almost up and their judgment comes.) (This was a sly, underhanded move it seems, from David's reaction of excitement and quick movements in the dream, initially. (It's good for us to be out of the faction's influence and we are excited that our testing is over.) But finding a new home was no challenge for David and his friends.) I received by faith at random Zec 14:14 (In context, 10-14) And it shall come to pass in that day, that living waters shall go out from Jerusalem. ...11  And men shall dwell therein, and there shall be no more curse; but Jerusalem shall dwell safely. ... 13 And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great tumult from Jehovah shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbor, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbor. (God will turn our factious enemies against each other as with Gideon and Jehoshaphat. And they will no more harass us as in the dream.) 14 And Judah also shall fight at Jerusalem; and the wealth of all the nations round about shall be gathered together, gold, and silver, and apparel, in great abundance.  (We will plunder the factious in Church and State and will have our new houses.) In the dream, it was Monday afternoon. (From Monday to Wednesday is very quick. We will be “out by Wednesday”). David had many sweet people living with him: A few that I remember were: An old lady with a Greek name that I cannot remember, as well as Michael and Eve. (David represents the David Man-child reformers whom "the Bride" represented by Eve and those "who are like God" represented by Michael, dwell with.) Eve, as a type of the Bride, lived in a separate loft, and she had some people she was helping to move, although they were moving to a different place. These people were still in the world, but she was acting in faith and being patient with them, and it seemed they were maturing right before my eyes. Their place would be somewhere between the old house and the new house. (Meaning, they will not yet be escaping tribulations.) It was amazing to watch how efficiently these people got rid of stuff (baggage) and how the house they were in cleared out supernaturally. It wasn't cluttered to begin with, but by the time I walked to Eve's portion of the house and back to where David was, everything had been cleared or taken away. (Representing that God will do a quick work.) The Greek lady, especially, seemed very helpful and cheerful (I think she represents the "Good News" that David preaches and teaches, since it was written in the Greek). David was saying that the new home was smaller but nicer and “all white”. (This new spiritual house has been delivered from the factious apostates and the unity and peace is greater.) The new home could not have as many people in the house as the old house did, but these good people could rent or purchase homes very close to David. (These new personal homes are built together in unity as in Eph. 2:21 in whom each several building, fitly framed together, groweth into a holy temple in the Lord.) All those homes were white too. He was telling me how it had worked out perfectly. It was a 3-hr drive to the new home, and David said the house was “perfectly white”. (Notice: We arrive at the third hour!! Mar 15:25  And it was the third hour, and they crucified him. Act 2:15  For these are not drunken, as ye suppose; seeing it is but the third hour of the day. [filled with the Holy Spirit]) I had a vision of this house then, and it was picture perfect. Not flashy, but more like a large cottage. It was perfect. It seemed closer than a 3-hr trip to me. (It is very close) I told David I am relying on God solely for us to come over there. Then he said, “You can buy the house next to me”. And I said, “David, I have no money. Even if I did, God would have to multiply everything so I could live there”. David laughed and said, “And He will”. I laughed too, in agreement. (Amen!! Father will be our provider!) I asked the Lord for a verse by faith at random for this portion of the dream, and by faith at random I received 2Ti. 1:13: Hold the pattern of sound words which thou hast heard from me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus. (i.e. Confess your needs are received. “Hold fast the confession of your hope that it waver not, for He is faithful that promised.”)     We Must Fix Our Vehicles First Claire Pienaar - 11/2/22 (David's notes in red) Dream #2: I woke up out of the previous dream and immediately dreamed I was with Riaan in our house, although this house looked different to the current one we live in. He needed to get the van's axle fixed and we took it in to mechanics that were a 3-hr drive away. (The same third hour of crucifixion and filling with the Spirit will fix the Van.) Before we left for the mechanic, I had lamb shanks cooking in my slow cooker. (Eating the legs represents partaking of the walk of the Passover Lamb, Jesus. This was the last meal before the Tribulation wilderness.)  This was going to be the last meal in our old home with our children. All the boxes were packed to go. So we drove to the mechanic's shop. When we got there, they said, “Nah mate, it's all good. She'll be ‘right'!” (Aussie slang for “there's no problem here”). (As we will see, the mechanics represent preachers who lower the bar so that everybody is okay.) On the way in the car to the mechanic, Riaan said to me, “I left the pot on, don't tell my sister”. I was so upset, not because of fear, but because he thought it was funny. I said that we need to get home as it could cause a fire, as the pot could not be on for so long. (This is flawed thinking in my dream because my slow cooker can be on for longer than 6 hours and everything would be a-ok). (The Lamb can be on the fire for as long as it takes for us to come to crucifixion and resurrection.)  I only had his mother on my phone to call, but she was at a beach holiday and could not go help. (The apostate mother is resting in the world and will be no help to anyone to arrive at Crucifixion and Anointing.)   When we got home, the lamb shanks were all slushy, but I was happy our home and kids were safe. (We must be crucified until our legs are “slushy” and Christ's walk in us is strong.) Then, in the dream, I went to bed and during the night Riaan tossed and turned and got up. I eventually woke up and went to where he was. He  had been wringing his eyes and was wearing his orange mine clothing (Representing a warning). He was so frazzled about the van. It seemed he had received a revelation about the van not being right while sleeping. He said, I could roll this car on the way to the airport and kill us all. It is so unstable”. (He seemed gravely concerned about doing anything that could harm us). (Our mode of operation must be stable so that we can make it to the airport representing mounting up to heavenly places in Christ.) He was really upset with the Australian mechanics and that they'd lied to him, because the van was not right at all. However, the fault was truly with the van, and he knew that. ...I said to him soothingly, “We can drive in it until we get to the airport. (It wont be necessary when you rise into heavenly places.)  But let's trade it in or scrap it and we don't care what we drive in afterwards.”... We got the children ready and prayed over the car that it would be safe until we got to the airport. ... And then I woke up.       A House Fitly Framed Together Gabby Dibble - 10/30/22 (David's notes in red) I had this dream where there was a giant honeycomb in the sky. I was at my parents home (familiar place) with a sister Egzona and other disciples. I walked outside to look at the sky, knowing something was there. As I looked I saw an open honeycomb. The honeycomb then zoomed in and I could see there were people standing in each cell (the different sections). (A honeycomb could represent many houses joined together into one as a holy temple in the Lord as Ephesians speaks of: Eph 2:20-22 being built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the chief corner stone; 21 in whom each several building, fitly framed together, groweth into a holy temple in the Lord; 22 in whom ye also are builded together for a habitation of God in the Spirit. We just had a dream from Claire that we were moving to small houses in a tight group all next to one another.) There was one person per cell and there was motion. They continued to move to different cells. When I first saw the honeycomb about 60% of the honeycomb was filled, then there were less people (Representing the faction removing themselves), then more people were added (Representing the revival bringing those who received the crowns that the faction lost.) and soon within a few moments it was completely filled.  I then saw a man and a women underneath the honeycomb, holding hands with someone inside to stay connected. (The faction will have someone inside as a spy. It could be someone spying on our emails.) They were preventing more people from coming in, kicking them down yet they had a smile plastered on their face. (Rom 16:17  Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them that are causing the divisions and occasions of stumbling, contrary to the doctrine which ye learned: and turn away from them. 18  For they that are such serve not our Lord Christ, but their own belly; and by their smooth and fair speech they beguile the hearts of the innocent.  As I was seeing this in my dream I was wondering if this represented the true body of Christ or something else. (Those in the honeycomb are the true body of Christ but the traitors who leave are the Judas', sons of perdition, betraying the true Body. They have tried to turn many away from the Gospel.) My vision then flashes to something else: I see men going to war in water with Jesus symbols around them (don't remember what they looked like whether it was crosses or something else. (Imposters playing Christians.)  This was showing two types of people. They looked like tribes as the men fighting had old weapons such as sticks or something related and were only wearing a loin cloth. Many of the men in charge were visibly older (grey hair, bit of a belly, etc.). (The leftists have already done false flags impersonating Christians in a negative light for the leftist news media like on Jan 6th.) I'm now back in the house and I'm standing in front of a tv with others. The government and civilians were going downhill. I'm not political anymore but on the news it showed the effects of having the democrats rule, only they were in charge at this point. Several (maybe 3 or 4) negative effects were being shown on the news.  (The declass is beginning to come out on all the destruction the democrats have brought to our country and the world. At this point they appear to be in charge but it is not so.)   One example I remember is the news reporter was standing with a mic in his hand dumbfounded because there was a fire going on for several days (3 or 4) that they couldn't put out. (The fire is the chaos, anarchy and destruction they are going to bring when they hear the Supreme Court decision to annul the 2020 vote is released. I believe they will come against the Christians too.) I then switched to a scene where I was heading to a disciple school with a ministry. I went to my room and Egzona, my sister in Christ came for the LONG ride. (Egzona means, joy and contentment. She went to disciple school with joy and contentment.) It took hours to get to this school and it was a ride with many things that were scary along the ride as it seemed dangerous but we kept going.  (Riots and Martial Law is coming.) I remember my mom and sister were in the car (neither of which are born again). I remember seeing my sister in the passenger seat up front with my white pair of sneakers on that were too tight for her. (Gabbys walk of purity is too restrictive for her because of too much flesh. She must be born from above.)   I wasn't the one driving and neither was Egzona, must've been my mom. When we arrived at the discipleship house I was trying to convince Egzona to stay because it seemed to be what the Lord was leading, I reminded her of desires she's had and shared with me about life.       Joel's Army and Gideon's Army A vision given to Robert I. Holmes (David's notes in red) (In late October 1996 I had a startling vision. (Remember, this vision was in 1996 and things have progressed since that time.) I was looking down from a high place and I saw a mighty army. It was marching in a long line, like a great column snaking through the jungle. It looked for all the world like a serpent. At its head was a banner, which read “Joel's army”. Behind them they left a swath of destruction, a road of sorts cut through the jungle. I was made aware that this army was ‘now marching' or had already mobilized. (Joel's army was the Assyrian army that conquered the apostate Northern tribes of Israel and apostate Judah, which they are in the process of doing with their vaccine plagues and others. These tribes represent apostate Christianity, both non-Spirit filled and "Spirit filled”, who have no faith in God to heal or to deliver from their curses. When they are finished with them, they will attempt to attack Jerusalem, the Bride, and God will destroy them.) I also saw off to one side, hidden in dense undergrowth, a battalion. This group stood quietly, waiting in the jungle. They were assembled in a square, and they were awaiting instructions. At the head of this smaller group was a banner which read "Gideon's army”. (Gideon represents the Man-child head of the Bride who will bring the Beast down.) Then I looked and saw a single platoon, off to the side of the battalion. It stood divided. I looked carefully at this group, feeling at first that it represented the local body of believers I belonged to at the time. They were standing in mud, in two ranks facing each other. The Spirit expressly said, "Many have passed through their ranks” and I began to realize they were (are) the prophets. These troops were stuck in the mud, and had not moved on for some time. (The prophetic voices are scrambled. The apostate are false prophetic. the true prophetic Spirit-filled are in the minority.)     Joel's Army Joel's army has been promoted widely as being a good army, an army of the church. Many songs, sung in Pentecostal and mainline Evangelical churches even quote the warrior Scriptures as relating to the church. However I do not hold to that understanding. To me, Joel's army is one of terrible locusts, "a great and powerful army... before them is like Eden, after them is desolate" (Joel 2:2,3). This is similar to the picture I had. Joel says they are "a powerful army, drawn up for battle, before them the nations are in anguish" (5,6). Why are the nations terrified of this army? Because they are an instrument of judgement. [against the apostate people of God.] Note that the Scripture does not say, "God's enemies are in anguish before them." Nor does it imply that the devil is afraid of them. It is the nations who are afraid. This army is made up of "the cutting locust... the swarming locust... the hopping locust... the destroying locust" (Joel 1:4). This is not a picture of the Bride of Christ. Evidently the army first destroys or bring judgement against God's own people because later in the book of Joel, God consoles His people saying, "I will repay YOU for the years the swarming locust has eaten, the hopper, the destroyer and the cutter, that great army I sent against you" (Joel 2:25). This is clearly God's instrument of judgement against both his church and the nations (peoples), not a great or good army in the church! The passages relating to Joel's army confuse some, because it is said that the Lord is at the head of HIS army. He is in control of them. But that no more makes them the church than it made Babylon or Assyria the church! Jeremiah depicts Babylon as God's own instrument, his servant (Jer 25:9), just as Isaiah depicts Assyria as being a weapon in God's hand (Isa 7:20). God used them, as He uses the army depicted by Joel, to berate and scold an unrepentant Israel. In the same way, Joel's army is marching in the end times, to scold and rebuke, to consume and devour the unregenerate church. (Amen! This is the Assyrian army who first conquered all of Israel and Judah and in Joel 2 was approaching Jerusalem whom John was told is the Bride.  As they called on the Lord, He smote 185,000 of their best warriors and the rest fled. Today this beast is conquering the apostate people of God but will be destroyed before Zion, the Bride, as the Man-child groom and Bride are revealed for the first time.)     Gideon's Army The second army I saw however, portrays an altogether different picture. Here is an army fully prepared, awaiting instruction. It is not yet mobile. The battalion (in military terms about 10,000 men) was labelled Gideon's army. It represents the refined, the chosen, the remnant church. This second army is not yet marching. They are stable, focused, balanced and awaiting instruction. They have NOT been given their marching orders! (That was in 1996. Gideon's army has been conquering the enemy; bringing down the DS faction and the Church faction by spiritual warfare.) Gideon and his men were exhorted: "Go in this might of yours and deliver Israel... I will be with you and you shall strike down the Midianites" (Judg 6:14,15). Note there is an explicit command to strike down the enemies of Israel, or for the church, the devil and his powers- not the church! (It is the Man-child and Bride Bodies that strike down the Assyrian empire, representing the Beast of our day. Many apostates believe it is man who is bringing down the Beast empire but Jesus said, “What you bind on earth is bound in heaven” and “I give you authority over all the power of the enemy.") As I read through the account of Gideon in Judges 6-8 several things strike me about them. If this army is a picture of the remnant, then it will help to see what they had, and what they did. Firstly, they were twice refined. At first a great number of men gathered to fight (32,000 in all). During the first purging the Lord removed those who had the fear of man. This took their number down to 10,000. In my vision I saw the battalion (10,000 men) labelled as Gideon's army. This seems to indicate that the assembling battalion has already been refined of the fear of man. The second purging Gideon's army underwent was to remove those who trusted in their own strength. This took their number down to 300 which is the present Gideon's army; the one of my vision. (Many expect this second purging next. This purging and refining is finished and they are in the process of spiritual warfare to bring down this Beast who is attempting to destroy the Bride.) The next thing we notice about Gideon's army (and from now on these things are to come to the Gideon army gathered today) is that they were fewer in number than would be expected. Their number was so few in fact, that the move of God could not be blamed on them! The glory could only go to God and Israel would not be able to boast about the strength of her right arm. This fits well with my vision, as the assembled crowd represented only one battalion, not a whole army. The mighty triumphs and victories destined for this group can only be laid at the feet of Jesus. In their first battle, Gideon moved only according to God's command. It was at God's initiative, at His request, and by His plan only. It was interesting that as an army, they carried no swords! How could they possibly win the battle without weapons? Their battle cry was “a sword for the Lord and Gideon" (7:20) and the enemy "feared the sword of Gideon"(7:13). Yet in actual fact their hands were full. They went into battle with a shofar in one hand... and fire in jars in the other. The shofar symbolizes the prophetic clarion or the watchmen, used to sound the alarm and awaken the city. (The shofar represented turning breath or spirit, same word in Hebrew, into what can be heard. It represents the prophetic commands against the enemy and not warning the city. They did not want the help of the city.) The fire in jars may well speak of this very great treasure we have within us, this precious truth about Christ which shall demonstrate his very great power: "we have this treasure in clay jars", so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us." (2 Co. 4:7). Likewise the secret to our warfare is also that the weapons of our battle are not merely carnal, they are divine to the tearing down of strongholds (2 Co. 10:4). (The earthen vessels represent the carnal man, which has to be broken so that the fire of the Spirit can go forth through the spiritual man who has been given authority over the enemies.)     The Sons of Ephraim After winning an amazing victory in their first battle, Gideon's army pressed the defeated enemy far into the Northern region. They passed through into the land of Ephraim, toward Penuel. The inhabitants of this region - the sons of Ephraim, were accomplished soldiers. Over the years they had managed successive enlargements of their territory, and were powerful enough by Isaiah's time for him to even call them the Northern Kingdom! (Isa 7:28,29). They had defeated the princes of Midian, Oreb, and Zeeb (Jud 8:3) and were furious that Gideon had left them out of the battle! Gideon must have considered taking such fine fighting men along to route the enemy, yet we read that he proceeded on without them (v 4). Whilst Gideon acknowledges their superior strength in battle (Judg 8:2), he in fact uses this as a way of diplomatically declining their implied offer of help. He proceeds without the prestigious fighters. It would have been tempting to take them along in his battle. There were, and are many good reasons to bring along people who seem to have a fruitful ministry (the name Ephraim means "fruitful place” in Hebrew). (It was said to represent the fullness of nations.) They may have prestige, they may have power, they may be experienced in battle and spiritual warfare, they may have ruled in the previous moves of God yet we, like Gideon, should deny their aide. Gideon did not choose their help at all. They do indeed have a special place in God's heart and plan, but not in His present plan for the army of Gideon. They are to route the enemy with the help of Jehovah alone! In conclusion, my vision, lastly, is a warning that we must clean up, and move on. We must not pretend we are clean when in fact we are dirty. The call of the hour for those who call themselves prophetic is ‘holiness unto the Lord'. Holy so that we may prepare and join the gathering, training, waiting army of Gideon in battle. (The battle represented spiritual warfare. If it was only physical warfare, Ephraim would have been valuable but God's power is made perfect through our weakness.) This reminds me of Eve's revelation about Gideon's 300:     UBM is at the Red Sea Now Eve Brast - 9/2/22 (David's notes in red) I dreamed that all of local and larger UBM who had obeyed Father's commands for the 8 day fast and the angel's command for the “last century Book of Acts Church" were gathered at the edge of the Red Sea. Those who had forsaken all the ways of Egypt and had completely come out into the wilderness were gathered there. No one had anything with them except their clothes. Everyone was dressed like Israelites of old in clothing that was in different shades of blue. (The shades of blue represent being dressed up in heavenly works.) (I only saw men in the dream because my view of the people didn't extend beyond those that were closest to the rock that David and I were standing on. I didn't see women or children in the dream.) (The David Man-child reformers and Eve representing the Bride are typed here.) Their numbers weren't in the thousands but only a few hundred. (I asked the Lord what the few hundred (or 300) that were next to the Red Sea represented and I heard, “The Sword of the Lord and of Gideon.” I believe they represent those who aren't fearful to engage in the battle and also those that the Lord has tried by the Water, representing the Word. (Each man is tested by the Word as to their obedience.) These are the over-comers who have obeyed the Lord and not their flesh. Jud. 7:2-14) (This could be the men of leadership under the Man-child David's who are prepared for the wilderness tribulation before the Church arrives. Gideon was a type of the Man-child and his 300 tested men who blew the shofars and broke the pitchers were a type of the Bride, the disciples/apostles. These went out to conquer the enemies for God's people. "The sword of the Lord and of Gideon!" was a powerful and exciting announcement of the beginning of the battle to divide and scatter the demonic enemies of UBM and the David ministries. This announcement signaled the breaking of the clay pitcher, representing the flesh, so the torch, as the light of God's life and Word, could shine out. This made it possible for the shofar, symbolizing the "breath", which in Hebrew is the same word for "Spirit", to be audible in the physical realm. This is the true prophetic Word of God which is spoken to bring every victory. This is the "Sword of the Lord and of Gideon" to scatter the demonic enemy.) The waters of the Red Sea were calm at the moment and it was dark out but, I could see everything by the bright light of the moon. I was standing on top of a large rock that was near the water's edge observing the whole scene and I was dressed in some type of sheer material that was flowing and full of wind although everything else around was still. I saw David, representing the David Man-child reformers, on the same rock further down, closer to the people. He was speaking with some of the men who were closest to the rock's edge. David was dressed in modern blue jeans and a light blue colored, short sleeved, Polo shirt. (What? No suit! Lol.) Egypt was behind us, at our backs. There was no danger from enemies or fear that they were going to trap us there in the dream. Everyone was at peace and waiting on the Lord. (I suppose they were waiting for the rest of the Church to show up so we could all cross the Red Sea together and see their enemies decimated in time for the Tribulation.) Then the voice of God spoke out of heaven to David and all the people from the direction that was between us and Egypt. He said, “These are My people who have obeyed all of My commands and have left Egypt behind to follow Me into the wilderness. I will provide for your every need from now on. I have scattered and defeated your enemies and they are no longer any threat to you. (This is true of the first fruits Man-child and Bride but not yet true of the remaining Church.) Do NOT look back towards Egypt. Do not heed the voice of man or pay attention to their leavened speech. Do not look to their ways or consider their lies and their deceptions. You will hearken unto My voice alone and be led by My Spirit alone.” Then I woke up. Father continued to speak to me after I woke up, "No other information or direction of man pertains to you. My ways are above their ways and My sons hear and consider My voice alone. Continue to put away the devices of Egypt that bring distraction and separation from Me and My Spirit. Cast down and reject all the voices of vanity, deception, and the reasonings of men that cause you to err in your minds and dull your hearing and your understanding. What I Am doing with My Bride and for My people has nothing to do with the vain plans or ways of men. Only My purposes will succeed. Only My plans will stand. I will cause you to walk above this earth in My heavenly places. You are not on their timeline, nor are you subject to the things of this world or the wicked plans of men who don't consider Me or call upon Me. I will be your All in All; your only source and provision in My wilderness, for the wilderness and everything in it belongs to Me and not to wicked men. Refrain from looking backward and going backward only to meet with the same destruction as Lot's wife, for you ARE in the days of Lot. Destruction is coming quickly to Sodom and Gomorrah. This is it. Only those who completely divorce themselves from Egypt and climb the mountain to remain continually in My presence will be hidden. The rest will fall in this wilderness tribulation due to the wavering of their faith, a lack of obedience and succumbing to their enemies. You will no longer be as the Israelites of old who refused to climb the mountain with Moses, to come into My presence and hear My Words for fear of death. Everyone will climb the mountain and enter into My presence and hear My voice and My Spirit. Ask of Me all things that pertain to your lives and godliness and I will give it to you in abundance. I Am for you and I wish that none of you perish. Hold fast to My promises and don't be slack to perform all that I have commanded you through My messengers. My peace will rest upon you and great success will be yours, in your obedience, as you continue to seek My face and draw close to Me.”   Be Careful What Water You're Swimming In   Claire Pienaar - 10/15/22 (David's notes in red) I dreamed I was with my parents and my little family on vacation. (This represents resting from our works). My parents did not like this vacation. (This shows that the apostates don't know how to rest in the promises of the Gospel, [it makes them uncomfortable]). We wanted to swim and be in the water the entire time. They made continuous excuses and rejected us at every turn about everything we suggested during this vacation. (The apostates are of a different spirit than true believers and they reject the good news of the Gospel and the continual Sabbath rest because they believe they are justified by their works.) However, we were undeterred. My son, especially, was in the water like a fish the entire time. (Riaan: The ones that have come out of the apostate mother church only want to rest in the water of the Word while the apostate mother church makes excuses to not get “into the Word”). We walked along a beach and we saw a kelp forest peeking out from the surface of the ocean. My son told me, “Mommy… there will be many predators in the water there. We won't go in there. We'll stick to clear water”. (We must exercise discernment). (There are many predators in the murky waters which represent a mixture of the Word which the predators use.) I agreed, but the strange thing was that NOW my folks wanted to swim. They did everything to manipulate, control and coerce us into that murky ocean water with the kelp. (The murky waters invariably allow the flesh to live. It is trash doctrines.) We did not go into the murky water, even after they displayed anger towards us for not going. (Riaan: They only know the polluted water with false doctrine and that's where the enemy hides.) My son, Daniel, took my hand and led me back to the fresh clear water of a large pool. Then I woke up. (Riaan: Follow the Man-child, Jesus, and He will lead you to still, clear waters.)   Select Language Afrikaans Albanian Amharic Arabic Armenian Assamese Aymara Azerbaijani Bambara Basque Belarusian Bengali Bhojpuri Bosnian Bulgarian Catalan Cebuano Chichewa Chinese (Simplified) Chinese (Traditional) Corsican Croatian Czech Danish Dhivehi Dogri Dutch Esperanto Estonian Ewe Filipino Finnish French Frisian Galician Georgian German Greek Guarani Gujarati Haitian Creole Hausa Hawaiian Hebrew Hindi Hmong Hungarian Icelandic Igbo Ilocano Indonesian Irish Italian Japanese Javanese Kannada Kazakh Khmer Kinyarwanda Konkani Korean Krio Kurdish (Kurmanji) Kurdish (Sorani) Kyrgyz Lao Latin Latvian Lingala Lithuanian Luganda Luxembourgish Macedonian Maithili Malagasy Malay Malayalam Maltese Maori Marathi Meiteilon (Manipuri) Mizo Mongolian Myanmar (Burmese) Nepali Norwegian Odia (Oriya) Oromo Pashto Persian Polish Portuguese Punjabi Quechua Romanian Russian Samoan Sanskrit Scots Gaelic Sepedi Serbian Sesotho Shona Sindhi Sinhala Slovak Slovenian Somali Spanish Sundanese Swahili Swedish Tajik Tamil Tatar Telugu Thai Tigrinya Tsonga Turkish Turkmen Twi Ukrainian Urdu Uyghur Uzbek Vietnamese Welsh Xhosa Yiddish Yoruba Zulu Powered by Translate Printer-friendly version

NTEB BIBLE RADIO: Rightly Dividing
THE NTEB HOUSE CHURCH SUNDAY SERVICE: The Power Of Biblical Prayer

NTEB BIBLE RADIO: Rightly Dividing

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2022 116:16


I am not the world's best prayer warrior, no one is likely ever to publish a book of prayers they've heard me speak, but I do at least understand the importance of the biblical unction to 'pray without ceasing'. Not only that, I absolutely desire to be a more fervent praying follower of Jesus Christ because, next to our salvation, the ability to pray to God is the greatest gift He has ever given us. It's time to get serious about prayer, even if you're not good at praying, especially if you're not good at praying. The verse I have chosen for my text is, obviously, a promise given to the Jews in relationship to the Temple where God was pleased to meet with them there. But as all scripture is given to us for our learning and admonition, I am going to make a spiritual application of the passage. Look anywhere in the Bible where it talks about prayer, when does God start listening? He starts listening when we get our perspective in line with His. He starts listening when we get in line with His Book, His Son, and His Holy Spirit. God answers our prayers to give us the ability to get something done for His Name. When did the thief on the cross get the attention of the Lord? When he humbled himself, got in line with the coming King and the coming Kingdom, Jesus immediately answered his one and only prayer. Want God to answer your prayers? Then it's time to start praying biblically!

Christ Church Fox Chapel Podcast
Bible Study: Nov. 6

Christ Church Fox Chapel Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2022 35:27


This week Alex and Ben discuss God's promise to pour out His Holy Spirit at Pentecost, and ultimately, to renew the whole earth at Christ's return. Thanks for listening! CONNECT with CCFC:Visit us on FacebookVisit our websiteDownload our app!

Hogares De Pacto
1 Samuel 10: Corazones transformados por el poder de Dios.

Hogares De Pacto

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 6:05


1 Samuel 10: Corazones transformados por el poder de Dios.1 Samuel 10:1‭-‬9 RVA2015:Entonces Samuel tomó un frasco de aceite, lo derramó sobre la cabeza de Saúl y lo besó diciéndole: —¿No te ha ungido el SEÑOR como el soberano de su heredad? »Hoy, cuando te hayas apartado de mí, hallarás a dos hombres junto al sepulcro de Raquel en Zelzaj, en la frontera de Benjamín. Ellos te dirán: “Las asnas que fuiste a buscar han sido halladas. Y he aquí que tu padre ha dejado de lado el asunto de las asnas y está preocupado por ustedes, diciendo: ‘¿Qué haré acerca de mi hijo?'”. »Cuando sigas de allí más adelante y llegues a la encina de Tabor, saldrán a tu encuentro tres hombres que suben a Dios en Betel, llevando uno tres cabritos, otro tres tortas de pan y el tercero una vasija de vino. Después que te hayan saludado, te darán dos panes, los cuales tomarás de sus manos. De allí irás a la colina de Dios donde está el destacamento de los filisteos. »Sucederá que cuando hayas entrado en la ciudad, allí encontrarás a un grupo de profetas descendiendo del lugar alto, precedidos de liras, panderos, flautas y arpas; y ellos profetizando. Entonces el Espíritu del SEÑOR descenderá sobre ti con poder, y profetizarás con ellos; y serás cambiado en otro hombre. »Y sucederá que cuando te hayan acontecido estas señales, haz lo que te venga a mano, porque Dios está contigo. Después descenderás antes que yo a Gilgal. Y he aquí que yo descenderé hacia ti para ofrecer holocaustos y sacrificios de paz. Espera siete días hasta que yo vaya a ti y te indique lo que has de hacer. Aconteció que cuando Saúl volvió la espalda para apartarse de Samuel, Dios le transformó el corazón; y todas estas señales se cumplieron aquel día.-----------------------------------El llamamiento de Saúl fue muy especial; ya vimos cómo Dios lo atrajo hacia el profeta para que Saúl recibiera la misión que Dios le daba para que sea rey de Israel. Aquí vemos cómo fue ungido por el profeta. La unción representa la presencia de Dios sobre el ungido, dándole toda autoridad ante el pueblo; por eso era llamado el ungido de Dios. Al ser ungido, el profeta le anunció que Dios iba a llenarlo con su Santo Espíritu, y que su vida sería transformada totalmente. Literalmente, ¡el profeta le dijo que él sería transformado en otro ser! Su forma de pensar, de actuar, de vivir cambiaría. Además, le estaba afirmando que en ese momento Dios lo iba a guiar; y todo lo que él se propusiera, Dios lo iba a respaldar.Es más, aquí leemos que el corazón de Saúl fue transformado. Sus emociones, sus deseos, sus anhelos estaban enfocadas en cumplir la voluntad de Dios. Algo similar ocurre hoy en día con aquellos que permiten que el Espíritu de Dios los llene. Cuando buscamos a Dios de todo corazón, en ese momento el Señor nos cubre, nos satura, y el efecto que vemos en nosotros es que las actitudes humanas negativas, nuestros defectos, y las áreas oscuras de nuestras vidas comienzan a ser transformadas, moldeadas y disipadas ante el poder y la luz del Espiritu del Señor. Dolores, malas experiencias, traumas, resentimientos y temores son sanados cuando permitimos que el Señor continúe obrando en cada uno de nosotros. Inseguridades, miedos, y ansiedades comienzan a mermar y a perder el poder sobre nuestras decisiones. Dios desarrolla en nosotros el dominio propio para controlar los momentos explosivos de ira y enojo, y para ser fuertes ante la tentación que todos los días enfrentamos. Permite que el poder de Dios transforme tu corazón a uno que le agrade. Deja que Dios entre y llene cada rincón de tu hogar llevando paz y seguridad a cada miembro del hogar. Para esto es necesario que tú primero busques ser lleno del poder de Dios y, luego, ejercitar tus dones usando la autoridad de Dios para que dirijas a tu familia ante los pies del Señor, reuniéndose en oración y adoración al Señor. Cuando Dios es el centro de tu familia, tú verás cómo Dios moldea los corazones de todos en la casa.

Hogares De Pacto
1 Samuel 8: ¿Quién es el rey en tu corazón y hogar?

Hogares De Pacto

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 7:28


1 Samuel 8: ¿Quién es el rey en tu corazón y hogar?1 Samuel 8:1-9: (Por favor, leer en su biblia)----------------------------------------Los israelitas fueron liberados de Egipto, y Dios había establecido que Él sería el Rey de Israel, y que serían guiados y gobernados con Sus leyes dirigidos por sus profetas y sacerdotes. Israel sería una nación cuyo modelo político no sería una república, ni una monarquía, ni una democracia, sería una teocracia. Dios sería su Rey. Pero Israel tenía un corazón de esclavo, siempre buscaban el mal y eran oprimidos por sus enemigos. En esos momentos duros se acordaban de su Rey Celestial y volvían a Sus pies pidiendo ser liberados. Dios siempre peleaba sus batallas, rescatándolos y poniendo líderes para que los guiaran bajo Su dirección por medio de Su Espíritu Santo que hablaba al corazón de los jueces, profetas y sacerdotes.En este capítulo, ellos anhelaban un rey terrenal, después de que Dios les había dado tremendas victorias sobre sus enemigos. Aunque tenían a Samuel para que los dirigiera, ellos exigieron un líder que, de manera oficial, los gobernara como las otras naciones. Israel perdió su identidad, olvidaron que ellos eran un pueblo diferente, especial. ¡Incluso los filisteos reconocían que Israel tenía un Dios que habitaba en medio de ellos! Todos los adversarios de Israel reconocieron el gran poder de Dios y la presencia de Dios que estaba con ellos. No tenían el arca en el tabernáculo, habían dejado sus costumbres y tradiciones sagradas, y se habían conformado con vivir vidas rutinarias. Anhelaron ser como los demás y no valoraron que ellos eran un pueblo único.Es por eso que el Señor se entristeció por esto. Les concedió la petición pero les dejó una advertencia que ellos serían dominados por el rey y serían sus súbditos. Perderían ciertas libertades y serían responsables de la manutención del rey y toda su corte. Serían como cualquier nación sobre la tierra. De la misma manera, nosotros debemos, como cristianos, decidir quién es el que reina en nuestra vida y corazones. A veces las comparaciones con otras personas nos pueden impulsar a buscar otras cosas que tomen el lugar de Dios, que se sienten en el trono de Dios que son nuestros corazones, y perdamos nuestra verdadera devoción a Dios, nuestra identidad de adoradores que adoran en espíritu y en verdad. Es posible que nos acostumbremos a ir a la congregación los domingos pero con otro rey en nuestro corazón. Posiblemente hemos permitido que la lujuria y la inmoralidad tomen control, o la avaricia sea la que guíe nuestras acciones. Posiblemente el rencor sea la que ahora gobierne nuestras vidas y nos domine por años, a pesar de que vayamos todos los días a la iglesia y hasta tengamos alguna posición de liderazgo en la congregación. ¿Quién reina en tu corazón? Cualquier cosa que reine en tu vida esa será la que gobierne en tu hogar. Nosotros mismos introducimos estos reyes al hogar y van despojando al Señor de su trono. Es por eso que el apóstol Pablo nos aconseja que dejemos que el Espíritu de Dios sea el que nos fortalezca y habite en nuestro corazón para que nuestra alma sea fortalecida cada día. Efesios 3:16-17 dice: “Pido al Padre que de su gloriosa riqueza les dé a ustedes, interiormente, poder y fuerza por medio del Espíritu de Dios, que Cristo viva en sus corazones por la fe, y que el amor sea la raíz y el fundamento de sus vidas.” (Dios Habla Hoy).Evaluemos cuáles son nuestras prioridades, renunciemos a sentimientos del pasado que llenan nuestras vidas de resentimientos que impiden que el Espíritu de Dios fluya con libertad. Alejémonos de cualquier hábito o actitud que quieran influenciar nuestras vida, cualquier cosa que se ponga de moda de forma mundana y nos alejen del Rey de reyes y Señor de señores. Cuidemos siempre sobre quién será el centro de nuestras vidas. Que el único al que sirvamos sea Jesucristo nuestro Señor; afirmémonos y declaremos como Josué cuando le dijo al pueblo: “Ustedes decidan a quién van a servir si a los dioses de Egipto o los dioses de Canaán, pero yo y mi casa serviremos al Señor.”Soy Eduardo Rodriguez. Que el Señor reine en tu vida.---------------1 Samuel 8: Who is the king in your heart and home?1 Samuel 8:1-9: Now it came to pass when Samuel was old that he made his sons judges over Israel. The name of his firstborn was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judges in Beersheba. But his sons did not walk in his ways; they turned aside after dishonest gain, took bribes, and perverted justice. Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah, and said to him, “Look, you are old, and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.”But the thing displeased Samuel when they said, “Give us a king to judge us.” So Samuel prayed to the Lord. And the Lord said to Samuel, “Heed the voice of the people in all that they say to you; for they have not rejected you, but they have rejected Me, that I should not reign over them. According to all the works which they have done since the day that I brought them up out of Egypt, even to this day—with which they have forsaken Me and served other gods—so they are doing to you also. Now therefore, heed their voice. However, you shall solemnly forewarn them, and show them the behavior of the king who will reign over them.”----------------------------------------The Israelites were freed from Egypt, and God had established that He would be the King of Israel, and that they would be guided and governed with His laws guided by their prophets and priests. Israel would be a nation whose political model would not be a republic, nor a monarchy, nor a democracy, it would be a theocracy. God would be their King. But Israel had a slave heart, they always sought evil and were oppressed by their enemies. In those hard moments they remembered their Heavenly King and returned to His feet asking to be freed. God always fought their battles, rescuing them and putting leaders to guide them under His direction through His Holy Spirit who spoke to the hearts of the judges, prophets and priests.In this chapter, they longed for an earthly king, after God had given them tremendous victories over their enemies. Although they had Samuel to lead them, they demanded a leader who would officially rule over them like other nations. Israel lost their identity, they forgot that they were a different, special people. Even the Philistines recognized that Israel had a God who lived in their midst! All the adversaries of Israel recognized the great power of God and the presence of God that was with them. They did not have the ark in the tabernacle, they had left their sacred customs and traditions, and had been content to live routine lives. They longed to be like the others and did not appreciate that they were a unique people.That is why the Lord was saddened by this. He granted their request but left them a warning that they would be dominated by the king and would be his subjects. They would lose certain freedoms and would be responsible for the support of the king and his entire court. They would be like any nation on Earth. In the same way, we must, as Christians, decide who is the one who reigns in our lives and hearts. Sometimes comparisons with other people can lead us to look for other things that take the place of God, that sit on the throne of God that is our hearts, and we lose our true devotion to God, our identity as worshipers who worship in spirit and in truth. We may get used to going to church on Sunday but with another king in our hearts. We may have allowed lust and immorality to take control, or greed to guide our actions. Possibly resentment is the one that now governs our lives and dominates us for years, despite the fact that we go to church every day and even have some leadership position in the congregation. Who reigns in your heart? Whatever reigns in your life, that will be the one that rules in your home. We ourselves introduce these kings to the home and they are stripping the Lord of His throne. That is why the apostle Paul advises us to let the Spirit of God be the One that strengthens us and dwells in our hearts so that our soul is strengthened every day. Ephesians 3:16-17 says: “I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources He will empower you with inner strength through His Spirit. Then Christ will make His home in your hearts as you trust in Him. Your roots will grow down into God's love and keep you strong.” (NLT).Let us evaluate what our priorities are, let us renounce past feelings that fill our lives with resentments that prevent the Spirit of God from flowing freely. Let's get away from any habit or attitude that wants to influence our lives, anything that becomes fashionable in a mundane way and takes us away from the King of kings and Lord of lords. Let us always care about who will be the center of our lives. That the only one we serve is Jesus Christ our Lord; let us affirm ourselves and declare as Joshua when he told the people: “You decide who you are going to serve, the gods of Egypt or the gods of Canaan, but I and my house will serve the Lord .”#1Samuel8 #LibroDeSamuel #1samuel #KingdomChurch #iglesiaelreino #HomesOfCovenant #ipuh#HogaresDePacto #HogaresDePactoPodcast #PastorCarlos #CarlosRodriguez #eduardorodriguez