Live Behind The Veil

The Epistles

"Live Behind The Veil" is an atmosphere created by men and women of God speaking in the Holy Spirit the Father's Word. Spiritual and temporal topics are addressed openly and without respect to political correctness or religious restraint. The underlying question is always being asked; "Are you hungry and open for more of what God is pouring out?"

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When We Pray Together
4d ago
When We Pray Together
Summary: What happens when we pray together? Just what does it mean to “confess our sins to one another?” We do not need to know specifics to a problem to take it to the Lord. Show Notes: • How do we overcome the fiery darts of the enemy? • Some things cannot be overcome as an individual • Our prayer is: Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done. References: Ephesians 6:10-18 The armor of God Philippians 4:7 ESV And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. 1 John 3:20 BLT That if our heart should condemn us, that God is greater than our heart, and He knows all things. James 5:16 NASB Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much. Matthew 6:10 KJV Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Philippians 4:6-8 ASV 6. In nothing be anxious; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. 7. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall guard your hearts and your thoughts in Christ Jesus. 8. Finally brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honorable, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Isaiah 26:3 ISV You will keep perfectly peaceful the one whose mind remains focused on You, because he remains in You Quotes: • You just can’t overcome it and you’re not meant to. • God knows what you are going through • Because it keeps their minds out of it Take Away: When we have issues or circumstances, let us call on those who will pray with us to see the victory over them.
When We Pray Together
4d ago
When We Pray Together
Summary: What happens when we pray together? Just what does it mean to “confess our sins to one another?” We do not need to know specifics to a problem to take it to the Lord. Show Notes: • How do we overcome the fiery darts of the enemy? • Some things cannot be overcome as an individual • Our prayer is: Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done. References: Ephesians 6:10-18 The armor of God Philippians 4:7 ESV And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. 1 John 3:20 BLT That if our heart should condemn us, that God is greater than our heart, and He knows all things. James 5:16 NASB Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much. Matthew 6:10 KJV Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Philippians 4:6-8 ASV 6. In nothing be anxious; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. 7. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall guard your hearts and your thoughts in Christ Jesus. 8. Finally brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honorable, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Isaiah 26:3 ISV You will keep perfectly peaceful the one whose mind remains focused on You, because he remains in You Quotes: • You just can’t overcome it and you’re not meant to. • God knows what you are going through • Because it keeps their minds out of it Take Away: When we have issues or circumstances, let us call on those who will pray with us to see the victory over them.
Relationship Based On Thanksgiving
Jul 31 2022
Relationship Based On Thanksgiving
Summary: Being thankful is not always easy, it is a learned response Giving thanks places God in control over your life Thanksgiving to God shows that you trust Him Show Notes: • “He is enthroned upon the praises of Israel” • Do not forget to give thanks for what you have already received • Being thankful is a form of worship References: Grace After Meals is a Jewish tradition and here is a link to only one site of many for information: Deuteronomy 8:10 NASB When you have eaten and are satisfied, you shall bless the Lord your God for the good land which He has given you. Ephesians 5:20 NIV Always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, Proverbs 29:18a KJV Where there is no vision, the people perish Matthew 26:26 ESV Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and after blessing it broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body.” Hebrews 11:6 NKJV But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is rewarder of those who diligently seek Him. Proverbs 3:5, 6 NLT 5. Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. 6. Seek His will in all you do, and He will show you which path to take. Revelation 6:1-8; Zechariah 6:1-8 The “4 horsemen” of the apocalypse Luke 21:28 BLB “ And of these things beginning to come to pass, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near.” Philippians 4:6 NASB 1977 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. Quotes: • In giving thanks it gives Him control • But even greater should our thanksgiving be when we receive it • You cannot really have a thankfulness for everything unless you really have learned to trust in the Lord Take Away: Being thankful in all things is an expression of our worship to the Father, he is directing our paths more than we are aware of usually.
Worship, Works And The Kingdom Of God
Jul 18 2022
Worship, Works And The Kingdom Of God
Summary: Each of us have jobs or talents, how can we use them in serving one another for God’s glory? It is not about our faith nor abilities; it is about His faith and His abilities. Show Notes: • God looks to the heart, not a position nor ability • When helping others, what is our focus? Is it on the Lord? • It is the relationship with the Lord that is the goal References: Colossians 3:23 NKJV And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, Ephesians 6:7 NIV Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people, 1 Corinthians 12:14 ESV For the body does not consist of one member but of many. 1 Samuel 16:7 NLT But the Lord said to Samuel, “don’t judge by his appearance or height, for I have rejected him. The Lord doesn’t see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” John 13:4, 5 NASB 1995 4. Rose from supper, an laid aside His garments; and taking a towel, He girded Himself about. 5. Then He poured water into the basin, and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to wipe them with the towel with which He was girded. Acts 6:1-15 Choosing the 7 for service Genesis 37:5 KJV And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told it his brethren: and they hated him yet the more. Genesis 41:38-49 Joseph becomes second only to Pharaoh Quotes: • My work was a form of worship • I knew that is was just God • That’s the fun of walking with the Lord. • The thing that you are doing to serve one another are the things that God just treasures Take Away: When we do to others as unto the Lord, then we find a closer relationship with the Lord in what we do.
Ears To Hear Are Created
Jun 25 2022
Ears To Hear Are Created
Summary: As we hear the Word of the Lord, then we can speak that Word Paul was Pharisee of the Pharisees, yet it took Jesus meeting him on the road to Damascus for him to honestly hear the Word. Show Notes: • If there is no hearing, then there will be no Word of God spoken • We voice that there are ears to hear the word of the Lord • Scriptures are not about head knowledge, but a living entity References: Ephesians 4:15 NASB But speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ, Acts 2:14-16 NIV 14. Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crown: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say. 15. These people are not drunk, as you suppose. It’s only nine in the morning! 16. No, this is want was spoken by the prophet Joel: Joel 2:28-32 and Acts 2:17-21 The promise of the Holy Spirit Acts 2:41 NASB So then, those who had received his word were baptized; and that day there were added about three thousand souls. Romans 8:29 KJV For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the first born among many brethren. Ezekiel 37:4 TSB Again He said to me, “Prophesy to these bones, and you shall say to them, ‘O dry bones, hear the word of Yahweh! Amos 8:11 ESV “Behold, the days are coming,” declares the Lord God, “when I will send a famine on the land-not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord. John 12:50 BLB And I know that His commandment is eternal life. Therefore what I speak, as the Father has said to Me, so I speak,” 1 Kings 17:1 NASB Now Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the settlers of Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the Lord, the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, surely there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word.” Revelation 3:6 BSB He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. Quotes: • The early church did not expound scriptures • An Apostolic word brings alive the scriptures for today • The Father is looking for people to hear the Word Take Away: Christ was the pattern Son, He heard and spoke only what the Father said, we should follow His example
Free To Love
Jun 16 2022
Free To Love
Summary: How does one become “Free to Love”? There are guidelines in God ’s love to follow “ Love the Lord your God with all of your heart.....” Show Notes: • Without guidelines, life will be destructive • Eliminate our negative responses to differences • God put something of Himself in us References: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen R. Covey 1989 page 98 Center of page talks about: Climbing the ladder of success, only to discover it’s leaning against the wrong wall. Proverbs 22:6 ESV Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverb 29:18 KJV Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he. Matthew 7:16 NIV By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? Matthew 5:45 ABPE So that you will become the children of your Father who is in Heaven, for his sun rises on the good and upon the evil and his rain descends on the just and on the unjust. Mark 12:30, 31 BSB 30. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ 31. The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ No other commandment is greater than these.” Luke 23:34 NASB ‘77 But Jesus was saying, “ Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing.” And they cast lots, dividing up His garments among themselves. Quotes: • God’s love is not human love • We are seeing chaos, destruction, and a mess in the world • We want to lift the limitations of appearances • There is a lot to learn from people not sitting in pews Take Away: Those who accept my commandments and obey them are the ones who love me. And because they love me, my Father will love them. And I will love them and reveal myself to each of them.” John 14:21 NLT
You Must Become As A Little Child
May 30 2022
You Must Become As A Little Child
Summary: How many young people did God use in the bible? Young children simply love, nothing added, and nothing taken away. Show Notes: • There is a simplicity and an openness in children • Many times our own children reveal how easy it is to love • Samuel was 4 years old when God spoke to him References: Psalms 139:13, 14 NASB 13. For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother ’s womb. 14. I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Mark 9:36, 37 NIV 36. He took a little child whom He placed among them. Taking the child in His arms, He said to them, 37. Whoever welcomes one of these little children in My name welcomes Me; and whoever welcomes Me does not welcome Me but the one who sent Me. Matthew 18:3 ISV Then He said, “I tell all of you with certainty, unless you change and become like little children, you will never get into the kingdom from Heaven. Romans 8:38, 39 KJV 38. For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, 39. nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Matthew 7:1 NLT “ Do not judge others, and you will not be judged. Deuteronomy 6:5 NKJV You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. Quotes: • There is something of an openness that some people have, and some people don’t have • People listen from where they are at • God, make us all like little children • It is a simplicity and the openness that you can find the Lord in Take Away: It is the young people that remind us how to love with a purity, with nothing to complicate it. Father restore to us a pure heart towards you
Finding God's Love Through His Discipline
May 27 2022
Finding God's Love Through His Discipline
Summary: Everything that God does is based in His love, though we may not understand it at first His discipline is because He loves us and wants a close relationship with each of us. Show Notes: • The Lord does not condemn anyone while going through discipline • We know what it is to live without love, we are learning what love really is • The Prodigal son learned honestly how his father loved him. References: Romans 8:1 NASB Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. Proverbs 24:16 NIV For though the righteous fall seven times, they rese again, but the wicked stumble when calamity strikes. Psalms 145:14 NIV The Lord upholds all who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down. Luke 15:11-32 Story of the Prodigal son 1 John 4:8, 11 ESV 8. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 11. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. Hebrews 12:7 ISV What you endure disciplines you: God is treating you as sons. Is there a son whom his father does not discipline? John 13:35 KJV By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another 1 John 4:19 NLT We love each other because He loved us first. Quotes: • He will give you another opportunity to have the victory • You fail, the Lord is not condemning you • The Prodigal son got to know his father much better than his brother did. Take Away: There is no love if one is not disciplined and one who loves has had discipline .
You Can Choose To Be God's Friend
May 18 2022
You Can Choose To Be God's Friend
Summary: Is there a process to becoming God ’s friend? God places before us relationships to use in order to bring about His will in us. As we give in or submit to His will for us, this is choosing to be His friend. Show Notes: • A relationship is like sand paper or rocks in a tumbler, taking off the ‘rough edges’ • “My command is that you love each other as I have loved you.” • Everything is a choice, where will we place ours? • “What you do to the least of these My brethren” • It is our choice as He will not cross our will to force us References: John 15:12-15 NASB 12. “This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you. 13. Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends. 14. You are My friends if you do what I command you. 15. No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I have heard from My Father I have made known to you. Mark 3:35 NASB “ For whoever does the will of God, he is My brother and sister and mother.” Matthew 25:40 NIV “ The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these my brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ Deuteronomy 11:26-28 The choice of a blessing or a curse Quotes: • He comes to a point where He can say we are His friends • I want to be a friend of Jesus Christ • It’s a daily choice, a daily initiative • Every step in God is a personal choice Take Away: Each individual can choose to be God ’s friend, You shall love your neighbor as yourself, therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.
Family And Friends Talking
May 13 2022
Family And Friends Talking
Summary: How is it we can share what we do? This is a conversation that discusses what we do with each other. Never feel as if anyone is lesser nor greater than another, we are all a part of God’s family. Show Notes: • We are a family that comes together to speak what God has put on our hearts • There is a love, respect, and trust we have for one another recognizing Christ in “our brother (sister)” • A friendship that transcends a general relationship • We are being created into gold and silver vessels for the Lord’s use References: Jeremiah 31:34 ISV No longer will a person teach his neighbor or his relative: ‘Know the Lord.’ Instead, they’ll all know me, from the least to the greatest of them,” declares the Lord. “Indeed, I’ll forgive their iniquity, and I’ll remember their sin no more.” Hebrews 8:11 ISV Never again will everyone teach his neighbor or his brother by saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ because all of them will know me, from the least important to the most important. Colossians 1:27 NASB 1977 To whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. John 17:21 NIV That all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me, and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me Ephesians 4:13-15 KJV 13. Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ: 14. That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; 15. But speaking the truth in love, may row up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ; Romans 12: 10 NLT Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other. Matthew 6:10 ESV Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Hebrews 10:30,31 ISV 30. For we know the one who said, “Vengeance belongs to me; I will pay them back,” and again, “The Lord will judge his people.” 31. It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God! Hebrews 12:28, 29 NASB 1995 28. Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; 29. for our God is a consuming fire. Zechariah 13:6 NIV If someone asks, ‘What are these wounds on your body?’ they will answer, ‘The wounds I was given at the house of my friends.’ John 15:12, 13 ESV 12. This is my commandment: Love each other in the same way I have loved you. 13. Greater love has no one that this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. John 14:2a NASB and KJV NASB: “In My Father’s house are many dwelling places;” KJV: In my Father’s house are many mansions; Quotes: • We are just sharing the love of the Lord that we have with one another • All about men and women that come together, and they just speak what is on their heart • My experience is going to be different than your experience with Christ • When we relate, we are glorifying Christ • There are different levels of walking with God • You choose where you want to dwell Take Away: We, as a family, are exposing our hearts to all that hear our podcasts, We’ve become very close and our trust in each other is beyond a natural trust. We believe that others will come to know the love and trust we are expressing here.
An Example Of Loving Our Neighbor
May 8 2022
An Example Of Loving Our Neighbor
Summary: People recognize the Lord in you, through your compassionate acts. How do we express God’s love to another? Christ is not meant to be dormant in us, He is to be expressed to others through us. Show Notes: Make Christ alive through your actions Wherever you go, leave a “residue” of the Lord there. Who is our neighbor? We are Christ’s Ambassadors, 2 Corinthians 5:20 References: James 2:15, 16 NASB 15. If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and be filled,” and yet you do not give them what is necessary for their body, what use is that? John 3:16 NLT For this is how God loved the world: He gave His one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life. Mark 1:41 ISV Moved with compassion, Jesus reached out His hand, touched him, and told him, “I do want to. Be made clean!” Matthew 25:40, 45 NIV 40. “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ 45. “He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.’ Matthew 7:1 BLT “do not judge, lest you should be judged.” Romans 8:14 KJV For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. Galatians 5:22, 23 ESV 22. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness 23.gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Quotes: When we see a need, address it That is faith, seeing a need and addressing it Our responsibility is to come and give of ourselves People know, it is not just you. You are bringing the Lord That wasn’t me, it was the Holy Spirit It’s one of the things that makes walking with God so exciting Take Away: Understanding that God takes personally what we do to each other is a foundation where we can take compassion or kindness to show others the love that God has for them by feeding a need that is practical.
God's Fire - The Expression Of His Love To Know Me
May 2 2022
God's Fire - The Expression Of His Love To Know Me
Summary: What is the Fire all about? People tend to know “about” God; not only do we want to actually “know” God, but for Him to “know” us also. How does the Fire introduce God to me? Show Notes: • The fire produces a stability for my life. • Satan should be left alone in hell. • He wants to remove the Adamic nature in us. • God wants to know us. References: Matthew 7:21-23 NASB 21. “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter. 22. Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many miracles? 23. And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you ; Depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness.’ Hebrews 10:31 NLT It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God. John 14:26 ISV But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, will teach you all things and remind you of everything that I have told you. Psalms 139:23 KJV Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me, and know my thoughts Genesis 9:11 GNT With these words I make My covenant with you: I promise that never again will all living beings be destroyed by a flood; never again will a flood destroy the earth. Proverbs 9:10 NKJV “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. Matthew 25:1-13 Parable of the 10 virgins Quotes: • As far as my walk with the Lord and faith, boy that is as solid as a rock. • Created a fear of the Lord in our hearts • He is looking for His son’s nature in you • Do you want the fullness of Christ in you? Then you have got to go through the steps of the fire. • Their heart isn’t full of His presence and isn’t full of the Holy Spirit Take Away: The fire of the Lord is here to take away the things that prevent a relationship with Him, He wants to know us more that we want to know Him.
Training By Fire - Steps To Your Purification
Apr 26 2022
Training By Fire - Steps To Your Purification
Summary: The fire comes to purify us so that we can have a close relationship with the Lord What does the fire burn? Why do we go through trials and testing ’s? Show Notes: • The fire has a dual purpose, the destruction of the “bad” and the bringing out the “good”. • We want to see our Father face to face. • We have a choice in how we relate to the fire. • God is a consuming fire, when we go through the fire we get to know Him closer. References: Hebrews 12:29 KJV For our God is a consuming fire. Daniel 3:22-27 NLT The story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego Matthew 3:11 NASB “ As for me, I baptize you with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. Matthew 21:44 ISV The person who falls over this stone will be broken to pieces, but it will crush anyone on whom it falls.” James 1:2, 3 NIV 2. Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3. because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Hebrews 12:5b NASB My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, Nor faint when you are reproved by Him; Matthew 3:12 NIV His winnowing fork is in His hand, and He will clear His threshing floor, gathering His wheat into the barn and burning up the chaff with unquenchable fire. Leviticus 17:11 NLT For the life of the body is in its blood. I have given you the blood on the altar to purify you, making you right with the Lord. It is the blood, given in exchange for a life, that makes purification. 1 Peter 1:19 NIV But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot. Hebrews 12:6 NKJV For whom the Lord loves He chastens, And scourges every son whom He receives.” Quotes: • What was consumed by the fire? Their bondages. • You go through this honeymoon experience, then He puts His finger on things in your life. • Your Adamic nature is going to be less and less. • There is an element of our choice. • I think we go through little tidbits here and there. • He has worked in your heart already. Take Away: He wants all of us and it is the process of the fire that He uses to purify our hearts so that we can relate to Him, and He be revealed in us.
An Introduction To Spiritual Warfare
Apr 18 2022
An Introduction To Spiritual Warfare
Summary: Spiritual warfare is something that all who have accepted Christ is going to go through, because He scourges every son that He receives. There is help in making it through the testing’s or warfare, through the Holy Spirit and having others pray with you. Show Notes: • Set your face like flint as Jesus did; “Not My will, But Thine be done.” • Do not give it an expression or attention as that gives it validity and strength making it more difficult to go through. • Go to the Holy Spirit, pray in tongues. • Pray: Thy will be done References: Matthew 26:39 NASB And He went a little beyond them, and fell on His face and prayed, saying, “My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; yet not as I will, but as You will.” Isaiah 61:7 NIV Instead of your shame you will receive a double portion, and instead of disgrace you will rejoice in your inheritance. And so you will inherit a double portion in you land, and everlasting joy will be yours. 2 Peter 1:4 YLT Through which to us the most great and precious promises have been given, that through these ye may become partakers of a divine nature, having escaped from the corruption in the world in desires. Revelation 10:6 NASB And swore by Him who lives forever and ever, who created Heaven and the things in it, and the earth and the things in it, and the sea and the things in it, that there will be delay no longer, Matthew 6:10 NASB Your kingdom come, Your will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. Quotes: • The more we talk about the warfare that we are facing, the more life we give it. • The greatest thing Satan can do is cause us to delay • Give expression to your faith • The Lord is showing me something, can you pray with me about it? Take Away: We all go through warfare and testing’s; Focusing on the Father and the Holy Spirit allows us to go through it easier than focusing on the “problem”.
A Hunger Cry!
Apr 12 2022
A Hunger Cry!
Summary: Even knowing the Lord, and the Holy Spirit; there is a cry in our hearts to know them even more We too often settle for a thimble full, when asking for an avalanche. Show Notes: • In all of our combined years, there is one thing we know, and that is what we do not know. • We are crying out for the complete fulfillment of Joel 2 • Lord, we believe, help our unbelief • His kingdom is the bottom line References: Colossians 1:27 KJV To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: Joel 2:28 NASB And it will come about after this That I will pour out My Spirit on all mankind; and your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions John 14:26 NIV But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit whom the Father will send in My name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you Mark 16:17, 18 BSB 17. And these signs will accompany those having believed: In My name they will drive out demons; they will speak in new tongues; 18. they will pick up snakes with their hands, and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not harm then; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will be made well.” Mark 9:24 NKJV Immediately the father of the child cried out and said with tears, “Lord, I believe; help my unbelief!” 1Kings 18:44 NIV The seventh time the servant reported, “A cloud as small as a man’s hand is rising from the sea.” So Elijah said, “Go and tell Ahab, ‘hitch up your chariot and do down before the rain stops you.” Mark 1:12 WEB Immediately the Spirit drove him out into the wilderness. Galatians 5:22, 23 NASB 22. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23. gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. 2 Kings 2:14 NIV He took the cloak that had fallen from Elijah and struck the water with it. “Where now is the Lord, the God of Elijah?” he asked. When he struck the water, it divided to the right and to the left, and he crossed over. Quotes: • We are not going to be satisfied with just a taste • We need the Holy Spirit; • We loose the desire to know and to have it. • Christ was not led, He was driven • Appropriate the answer • He is so much more real than the air we breathe Take Away: A hunger cry for the Lord is one that cannot be satisfied, it is an indescribable ache that will not accept a token taste.
Forgiveness A Key To Your Deliverance
Apr 11 2022
Forgiveness A Key To Your Deliverance
Summary: What does forgiveness really mean? Can we forgive those who have violated the core of our very being? Without forgiveness, we cannot be forgiven. Show Notes: • Are we harboring anything against another because we cannot forgive? • Forgive yourself first • Forgiveness is not agreeing with another, or saying what they did was “okay”, We may not ever sit and have coffee together. • Forgiveness is for each individual, not the other person necessarily. References: Luke 23:34a NLT Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing.” 2 Corinthians 2:10 NASB But one who you forgive anything, I forgive also; for indeed what I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, I did it for your sakes in the presence of Christ, 2 Timothy 2:21 NLT If you keep yourself pure, you will be a special utensil for honorable use. Your life will be clean, and you will be ready for the Master to use you for every good work. Matthew 6:14, 15 NIV 14. For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. Ephesians 4:32 NASB Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you. Psalms 103:12 NKJV As far as the east is from the west, So far has He removed our transgressions from us. Micah 7:19 TLV He will again have compassion on us. He will subdue our iniquities, and You will cast all our sins into the depths of the sea. Corrie Ten Boom: Three books The Hiding Place; Corrie Ten Boom, Her Story; In My Father ’s House Quotes: • The first thing you need is to have forgiveness for everyone • Where do you start? • It is not excusing what someone has done • Forgiveness is a gift from God Take Away: When we do not forgive we harbor sin in our hearts, as we forgive others only then are we set free to be what God has called us to be.