What Is The Real New World Order?


Heb 2:5 ¶ For it was not to angels that He gave authority over that world to be, of which we are speaking.

6 For someone somewhere has solemnly said: “What is man that you should think of him, Or the Son of Man that you should care for Him?

7 You made Him inferior to angels for a little while, Yet you have crowned Him with glory and honor, You have set Him over the works of your hands,

8 You have put all things under His feet!” Now when He gave Him authority over everything, He did not leave a single thing that was not put under His authority. But as yet we do not see everything actually under His authority,

Today we hear so much about the new world order and the coming of the Antichrist. In the scriptural account above, the writer of Hebrews tells us that the born again regenerated man has authority “over that world to be”.

“World” in verse five is the rare Greek word “oikoumene” which describes our globe in the sense of its being inhabited by people. It is the world where life with its differing cultures, languages, habits, blessings, conflicts and disease is dynamically occurring.

As we proceed further through the verse we find the words “to be”. In the Greek this is the verb “mello”; “to come.” This verb is in the present active participle tense which simply describes an event as continuously and constantly coming or arriving without pause or interruption.

The kingdom of God comes to us in exactly this same way in Hebrews 6:5.

Hebrews 6:5 and have experienced how good God’s message is and the mighty powers of the age to come, (mello) (present active participle).

The author of Hebrews tells us that the regenerated man in Christ is to exercise continual authority for the glory of God over the affairs of our inhabited planet as he encounters them from moment to moment.

In verse five, the words “He gave authority” and in verse eight the words “He gave Him authority” is the Greek word “hupotasso”. This verb is really a military term signifying absolute hierarchical or rank subjection. An army private is in subjection to a sergeant who is in subjection to a captain who is in subjection to a general who is in subjection to the president. Demons are subjected to believers in this fashion.

Luke 10:20: However, you must stop rejoicing over the fact that the spirits are submitting (hupotasso) to you, but continue to rejoice that your names are enrolled in heaven.

The believer through the loving authority of Jesus Christ is called to bring the normally and abnormally transpiring events of our inhabitable globe into constant subjection to the will and the kingdom of Christ.

I just realized that it is not the Antichrist who is supposed to bring a New World order, but it is the believer in Christ who is supposed to do so. Even the Antichrist system as part of the habitable word is militarily subjected to the believer in the will of Christ who can find total success and victory in it.

From this moment on I am repenting of saying that the secular system is exercising a new world order.

From now on, I will confess, declare and do that I will exercise a New World Order (The order of the kingdom and will of God) in all the events, difficulties, blessings and hindrances which come my way.

You must do the same. Hallelujah!

Humpty Dumpty Fell Off The Technology Pole


From a vision in 2011

We’ve heard the story of Humpty Dumpty’s great fall.

I want to tell you a story of what happened to Humpty when he text messaged on his phone. God gave me this brief vision days back.

Humpty was sitting on a pole. He was busily looking down, preoccupied as he texted. The more he texted, the more he slid down. He kept on texting and sliding, texting and sliding. Humpty was so darned distracted that he kept on sliding down. The pole was pretty high. When Humpty fell, he broke into hundreds of little pieces.  So unrecognizable was Humpty; I did not know how to put him back together again.

Or as the rhyme says.

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men
Couldn’t put Humpty together again.

The vision ended with Jesus Christ standing over the pieces that were once Humpty Dumpty.

In the vision, Humpty Dumpty is America.

Prophecy can be conditional based on how a person responds. Many a time it is a stark warning from God.  In my opinion if the church brings revival and reformation this prophecy does not have to become reality. God is a God of mercy who does not wish a Humpty Dumpty to occur.

America is on a course with crisis. It seems as if our political and judicial systems are near broken beyond repair. God will never, I say, never bless corruption and dishonesty. Sooner or later God catches up to this kind of system.

Our finances are beyond saving, the economy is being artificially propped up.

Much of the church is not awake and vigilant. The keys to America’s wellbeing are in her hands.

A drowning man can only be saved once he goes unconscious.  Otherwise, he will pull the rescuer down with him.  Will America be rendered unconscious by her own doings?

I guess that I will continue to pray, preach, bring revival and wait.

Gratefulness And The Expiration Date!


Absence makes the heart grow fond.

In our family’s faith journey, God has taught us many a time by the principle of absence, so that He may supply.

Matt 19:29  And everyone that hath forsaken houses or brethren or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands, for My name’s sake, shall receive a hundredfold and shall inherit everlasting life.

Part of the 90’s prosperity teaching was that of the hundredfold return.

“Give a hundred dollars to my ministry and God will bless you a hundred fold” many would say.  It was God, the heavenly Santa Claus, at the churches’ disposal.

One preacher said that if so much were given to his work God would send a financial angel.  I got really worried;  “ What if I am short by $1.00,  would I miss the financial angel?”

Needless to say, God has rarely dealt with my family in the confines of financial formulas. I have seen Him do it sometimes, but not with us. We can’t put God in a box, however.

When God called us from Miami to New Mexico, and into what I thought would be a mighty ministry, not everything came through this 100 hundred fold return.

I was in broadcasting for twenty-two years before I went into full-time ministry.

When we arrived in New Mexico in the late 90’s,  our four children were ages 2, 4, 6, and 8.

I had not secured a job at a TV station.

Our empty little duplex had been outfitted with second hand furniture from neighbors.

Our pastor had donated a futon where Mary slept. The other beds were  squeezed with it in the living room.

I had a job making 5.00 per hour at a convenience store in our town of Pena Blanca.

You can imagine how far 5.00 per hour take a family of six!

Someone donated a huge bag of beans from which we made meals. I remember having potatoes.

One morning, the man who supplied the meats and dairy products to the store drove up. I greeted him.

He  proceeded to fling into a big pile everything that was past the expiration date.  Cheeses, turkey, chicken, hotdogs, milk;  Everything was being dumped out!

My eyes bugged in disbelief. I mean, we had eaten rice, beans and potatoes for weeks without end!

I ran at once to the store owner, before he could commit this hideous crime and leave with the expired goods.  It was awkward, but I was bold.

I left with two bags full of meats and cheeses

We were so thankful to God for His mighty provision. gratefulness!

Our grandest times of gratitude are when we have little, and watch God move.

Once we did not have money to buy a  birthday cake for my son Timmy. Without mentioning anything a neighbor went to Santa Fe and came back with a gorgeous cake. gratefulness!

One winter I got pneumonia. We had no money for doctors or medicines. With a brick of weight on my chest I writhed in pain as I lay on the couch. God told me to worship Him. I was healed. gratefulness!

In the days when McDonald hamburgers were 29 cents, Mary and I with tears in eyes watched joyfully as our kids each ate one, with a dollar that had been given. gratefulness!

Or the time that we prayed in a thirty cent stamp. Gratefulness!

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“One is the Loneliest Number That You’ll Ever Do”


Ro 6:10  For in that He died, He died unto sin once (ephapax) ; but in that He liveth, He liveth unto God.

1Co 15:6  and that He was seen by over five hundred brethren at once (ephapax)  of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some have fallen asleep.

Heb 7:27  who needeth not, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice daily first for his own sins and then for the people’s; for this He did once (ephapax) when He offered up Himself.

Heb 9:12  neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by His own blood, entered in once (ephapax) into the Holy Place, having obtained eternal redemption for us.

Heb 10:10  By this will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once (ephapax) for all.

There are few Biblical words more formidable than the Greek (Ephapax).

This little word appears only five times in the NT.

The enigma of Ephapax is that though its Biblical significance is staggering,  it is ignored by the reader due that its English counterpart is the little word, “once.”

Once is one.  We don’t want one, we want many.  When our eyes survey “one” or “once” it insignificant, unimportant.

As those prophets of old , Three Dog Night once sang,  “One is the Loneliest Number That You’ll Ever Do.”

Shortly after marriage to my beloved Mary, she became by default, a New Testament widow. I say this tongue and cheek, of course.

I received a calling from God right after our vows to learn New Testament Greek. For every birthday and Christmas I requested Greek reference books. Mary could never surprise me! In our early wed days, she’d watched TV, and  I’d be hiding in our bedroom poring over Greek grammar, cases and tenses.

The revelation knowledge of the Word which sets us free was hyperbolically heightened to me in the Greek. Once I learned to read in Greek I have never gone back to English. It’s like comparing Filet Mignon to ground turkey.

I tell all my readers that if they truly want to become free in Christ, learn some NT Greek. Now it’s all free in the free Bible programs.  There is no excuse not to become a Greek NT scholar if you want to.

Ro 6:10  For in that He died, He died unto sin once (ephapax) ; but in that He liveth, He liveth unto God.

Heb 7:27  who needeth not, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice daily first for his own sins and then for the people’s; for this He did once (ephapax) when He offered up Himself.

Heb 9:12  neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by His own blood, entered in once (ephapax) into the Holy Place, having obtained eternal redemption for us.

Heb 10:10  By this will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once (ephapax) for all.

But this lonely word Ephapax ; “at once, all at once, and once and for all” is colossal to the work of Christ. If I did not know Greek, Ephapax would have been One is the Loneliest Number That I’ll Ever Do.

Ro 6:10  For in that He died, He died unto sin once (ephapax) ; but in that He liveth, He liveth unto God.

When Christ died for sin, it was “at once, all at once, and once and for all”.

What does that signify to us?  When Christ died on the cross, the Christian died with Him.

To be born again is to be placed In Christ. Think of yourself, a piece of paper, stuck in a book. The book is Christ.  Being born again is to be stuck inside the pages of the book. If the book is dropped you are dropped because you are inside the book. When the book is picked from the floor, so are you, because you are inside the book.  When Christ died you died. Thus you have entered inside His death. A dead man cannot be sick, neither can he sin. The death of Christ set us free from the sin producing nature which generates all this junk. Now mind you, the sinful habits stay. This is where your mind’s renewal comes in. But it’s an undisputable historical fact that you are dead. A corpse is free! Epahapax!

Ro 6:10  For in that He died, He died unto sin once (ephapax) ; but in that He liveth, He liveth unto God.

When Christ died for sin, it was “at once, all at once, and once and for all”.

At once you died with Christ, all at once, or every part of you at once died, and once and for all you died. No more is needed. At once on the cross, all parts of you at once, and once and for all for eternity died, you are free. If you think  that you are still dying, you won’t become free. Ephapax!

Heb 7:27  who needeth not, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice daily first for his own sins and then for the people’s; for this He did once (ephapax) when He offered up Himself.

When Christ offered up Himself for your sins, it was “at once, all at once, and once and for all”.

Again, you are free from sin because of Epaphax.

2Co 5:21  For He hath made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might be made the (a) righteousness of God in Him.

Not “the righteousness” but “a righteousness.”

The righteousness of God is the invisible perfections of God made visibly manifested. We are as healthy, as perfect, as holy, as free, and as glorious as God is. Of course we will not see  it completely in this life, but we certainly can make a dent into this new life now.

Ephapax; dead to sin, alive to righteousness.

Heb 9:12  neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by His own blood, entered in once (ephapax) into the Holy Place, having obtained eternal redemption for us.

Christ entered into the Holy of Holy’s (ephapax): “at once, all at once, and once and for all”.

Because of this, you are not only guaranteed eternal life, but eternal life in a glorious and free body.  Redemption is the purchase price paid for the liberation of a salve. For you, it was the slavery to sin. The purchase price for your liberation was the blood of Christ.  You have been bought not with things that will perish such as silver and gold, but with the most precious blood of The Lamb without spot and wrinkle. Ephapax.

Heb 10:10  By this will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once (ephapax) for all.

Righteousness is the product of sanctification. We are as perfect, as free and whole as God Himself, because we are His righteousness. Righteousness has been attained because we have been sanctified through the offering of Christ’s body on the cross. Ephapax.

So when in doubt “Ephapax”!

Don’t despise small things, or small beginnings. Don’t think of “once” or “One is the Loneliest Number That You’ll Ever Do,” in a bad way.

“ One” Three Dog Night

One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do
Two can be as bad as one
It’s the loneliest number since the number one

No is the saddest experience you’ll ever know
Yes, it’s the saddest experience you’ll ever know
`Cause one is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do
One is the loneliest number, worse than two

It’s just no good anymore since she went away
Now I spend my time just making rhymes of yesterday

One is the loneliest, number one is the loneliest
Number one is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do
One is the loneliest, one is the loneliest
One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do
It’s just no good anymore since she went away
(Number) One is the loneliest
(Number) One is the loneliest
(Number) One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do
(Number) One is the loneliest
(Number) One is the loneliest
(Number) One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do

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