Rick Joyner On The Boston Marathon Bombing


This is an important video by Prophet, Bible Teacher, and Writer, Rick Joyner, and his perspectives on the Boston Marathon Bombing.

The video is 26 minutes long.

I found it “eye opening” enough to post on my blog.

This is the link:

http://bit.ly/15KpuWX

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The USA Is In A Judges Three State of Mind


My spiritual father, Watchman Nee, said that you can’t rescue a drowning man, lest he pull you and himself to the ocean’s bottom. You must wait until he’s rendered unconscious to do so.

Methinks that the USA,  my beloved, will have to become unconscious. She is already getting there.  Unconscious to self-created solutions. Anything America tries to fix will fail, and we see that now.

The USA, does not have an economic or socio cultural crisis. She suffers from a God crisis; a wholesale rejection of God.

Human nature is usually to try God last, when everything else fails.

The USA is learning this painful lesson.

The rejection of God produces reprobate thinking, where the good becomes wrong, and what is wrong becomes right. The consequence of this is confusion and darkness in thinking. Thus we see dreadful confusion is the arena of identities. People are saying, I am this and I am that, and what they claim as their own are all broken identities.

The judgment of God is not a lightning zap from heaven, but His complete allowance for our wrong choices to do us in, castigate us, and bring us into utter despair.

Joh 9:4  I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.

She has entered the night where no politician, economist or pundit can work to resolve. Only God can work.

The corruption of her politicians, leaders and pundits have made her leadership reprobate in thinking. Good has become evil and evil good.

Mt 15:14  Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

America has become a nation of the blind leading the blind. Without a fact she is headed for a big ditch, and already falls into small ones.

The United States is in a Judges Three State of Mind

The key to the rescue of Israel from its enemies was “and when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD”.

I guess that the children of Israel would be for the most part the  church.

The un churched also knows how to cry out the Lord, though.

I will substitute Israel for the USA in the following verses.

The greatest lesson of history is that humanity never learns from it.

So what it was in Biblical days is still today.

This is why evolution doesn’t work.

Man’s sinful nature has not evolved into something better .

Humanity’s only Charles Darwin, if there is to be one, is Jesus Christ.

Judge 3: 7  And the children of  USA did evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgot the LORD their God, and served the Baalim and the Asherahs.

8   Therefore the anger of the LORD was hot against the USA, and He sold them into the hand of Chushanrishathaim, king of Mesopotamia; and the children of  the USA served Chushanrishathaim eight years.

9  And when the children of the USA cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised up a deliverer to the children of the USA who delivered them, even Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb’s younger brother.

10  And the Spirit of the LORD came upon him, and he judged the USA and went out to war; and the LORD delivered Chushanrishathaim, king of Mesopotamia, into his hand. And his hand prevailed against Chushanrishathaim;

11  and the USA had rest forty years, and Othniel the son of Kenaz died.

12   And the children of the USA did evil again in the sight of the LORD; and the LORD strengthened Eglon the king of Moab against the USA, because they had done evil in the sight of the LORD.

13  And he gathered unto him the children of Ammon and Amalek, and went and smote the USA, and possessed the city of palm trees.

14  So the children of the USA served Eglon the king of Moab eighteen years.

15  But when the children of the USA cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised them up a deliverer, Ehud the son of Gera, a Benjamite, a man lefthanded; and by him the children of the USA l sent a present unto Eglon the king of Moab.

I am going to phone my good friend Billy Joel and ask him to re word his once famous song, and make it into a Word of the Lord for this country.

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The Christian Is In The Book


Let us now look at the six scriptures below.  These verses define six specific events that every ‘believer shared in common “TOGETHER” with the Lord Jesus Christ.

Every Christian believer partook in these six occurrences simultaneously with the Lord Jesus. These historical incidents have exerted an identical influence, and produced matching outcomes for us as it did for the Lord Jesus. We are absolutely one with the Lord in the course and development that these six events took Him through.

  Rom 6:6  Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.

 When Christ was CRUCIFIED, we were CRUCIFIED “TOGETHER” WITH HIM.

  Rom 6:8  Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him:

When Christ DIED on the cross, we DIED “TOGETHER” WITH HIM.

 Rom 6:4  Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.

When Christ was BURIED in the tomb, we were BURIED “TOGETHER” WITH HIM.

Ephesians 2:5  Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;-)

 When Christ was BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE, we were BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE “TOGETHER” WITH HIM.

Ephesians 2:6  And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:

When Christ ASCENDED UP TO HEAVEN, we ASCENDED UP TO HEAVEN “TOGETHER” WITH HIM.”

When Christ SAT DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE FATHER TO RULE AND REIGN, we SAT DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE FATHER TO RULE AND REIGN “TOGETHER” WITH HIM.

In Christ

We know that the crucifixion, death, burial, resurrection, ascension, and the sitting down of Christ at God’s right hand to reign, ARE ALL HISTORICAL EVENTS.

Roughly two thousand years ago, in the succession of time, theses six incidents left their mark in history. Their historical occurrences will influence time for all eternity.

All “born again believers” from the past, the present-day, and the future, were “TOGETHER WITH CHRIST” and therefore PRESENT AT THESE SIX EVENTS;

EVERY BELIEVER WAS THERE.

E EXACTLY AT THE SAME TIME, AND IN THE VERY SAME LOCATION AS THE LORD JESUS WAS, when these events took place.

THE IMPACT, AND THE FINAL OUTCOME OF THESE SIX EVENTS UPON THE LORD JESUS’ LIFE, WAS IN EVERY WAY OUR IMPACT AND OUTCOME.

How can this seeming impossibility be a reality?  You and I, were not even born two thousand years ago!  Secondly, Jesus died and rose in Israel, and most of us live in different parts of the world, which is not Israel.

The answer lies that every born again believer IS IN CHRIST!

Envision for a moment that Christ Jesus is “a book.” You, and I, and every believer that has and will pass through the pages of global history, is a piece of paper.

We open the book, slip the piece of paper deep within its pages, and close the book.  The piece of paper is now IN THE BOOK!   Hence every born again believer is IN CHRIST! Every person, at the moment of his or her conversion, automatically becomes IN CHRIST.

Whatever happened to the book or wherever the book went, will also be the paper’s destiny because it is forevermore in the book.  So it is with us, and the Lord Jesus.

John 14:20  At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you. 1 Cor 15:22  For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive. Rom 5:12  Therefore as sin came into the world through one man and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all men sinned—

 Rom 5:19  For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so by one man’s obedience many will be made righteous.

Every person in human civilization is IN ADAM.   Even though billions of us were not yet born when Adam roamed the face of the earth, spiritually speaking, he and Eve gave birth to all of us, through a long line of their descendants.  Let us look at the result of our being IN ADAM.

Romans five and twelve tells us that sin came into the world through this one man, Adam. Sin has spread and will continue to spread to all men and women in civilization causing the eventual death of all humanity.  In other words, the impact and the outcome that sin had upon Adam have now become our impact and outcome. Our being IN ADAM has caused us partake “TOGETHER WITH” him of his sinful nature.

However, at the very moment that any man or a woman becomes “born again,” they have now become IN CHRIST, and forevermore have partaken TOGETHER WITH Christ in His life, death, and resurrection and ruler ship.

These six historical events that we partook “TOGETHER WITH” the Lord Jesus Christ are all in the “past tense.”

The Indicative And The Subjunctive Moods

      Every grammatical tense in the Greek language is further explained by its grammatical “moods.” The grammatical mood gives life to the past tense in this case.

There are three moods in the Greek grammar; we will however only deal with the two that concern us today; the indicative and the subjunctive.

The indicative mood is a “statement of fact.”  When used with the past tense it tells us the following:  An event without fail has occurred, or will occur, and

will punctuate the progression of history, makes no mistake about it!  This is called the past indicative. There is no possibility of its not coming to pass.

The subjunctive is the mood of “probability and possibility,” and its occurrence is conditional upon a person’s free will to make it happen.

The past subjunctive can be defined as an event that will punctuate the succession of history if an individual is faithful to do it as an act of their free will.

  Rom 6:6  Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him(Past Indicative), that the body of sin might be destroyed(Past Subjunctive), that henceforth we should not serve sin.

  Rom 6:8  Now if we be dead with(Past Indicative) Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him:

  Rom 6:4  Therefore we are buried with(Past Indicative) him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk(Past Subjunctive) in newness of life

  Ephesians 2:5  Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together(Past Indicative)  with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;-)

  Ephesians 2:6  And hath raised us up together (Past Indicative), and made us sit together (Past Indicative)in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:

 7  That in the ages to come he might shew(Past Subjunctive) the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.

 Romans 3:22  Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:

As we study the six events, I want you to take special notice of the glorious beauty of the Lord’s accomplished works as seen in the scriptures above.  His crucifixion, death, burial, coming back to life, ascension, and sitting down at God’s right hand to reign, are all in the past indicative!  This tells us that without fail, He faithfully executed theses six events to utter completion!  Hallelujah!

You will notice however that as we progress through this section of our study, that because Christ has once and for all unmistakably accomplished all in the past indicative, our walk with the Lord is tied up in the past subjunctive.

The big problem throughout history is that the church, through its ignorance of its position in Christ, and by a disobedient free will, has left the accomplished tasks of Christ in the heavenlies, unaccomplished on earth.

I don’t think that we yet understand the eternal ramifications of our not habitually completing the accomplished tasks of Christ on earth through a life of disobedience.  It is most sobering for us to know that in our hands lies the responsibility to become free, Spirit filled Christians, which can bring, or fail to bring, the spiritual kingdom of God into the earthly realm, through the obedient or disobedient exercise of our free wills.

A free will, which is uncompromisingly obedient and continuously yielded to the Spirit of God, will bring forth the reality of God’s accomplished acts into the earth, and will cause all circumstances to line up in accordance to it. Let us look at one example

 Rom 6:6  Knowing this, that our old man is crucified(Past Indicative) with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed,(Aorist Subjunctive) that henceforth we should not serve sin.

Our old man was crucified “TOGETHER WITH” Christ.  Please notice the past indicative.  In that the Lord died two thousand years ago, we died two thousand years ago together in Him. The apostle Paul stresses that it was “our old man” which died. Our old man was made up of the body, or the essence of the sin that dwelled within us. The “old man” is all that embodied and defined sin in us.  In the reality of our spiritual position in Christ however, we are sinless. There are several reasons for this.

 Rom 6:7  For he that is dead is freed from sin.

 The King James mistranslates verse seven of Romans chapter six. This verse should read as “For he that has died is justified from sin.” Justification is defined as innocence. A corpse has no sin. Therefore, he cannot sin, nor can he be tempted by sin.  Because of his sinlessness, and his inability to sin, he is innocent from, or of sin. A corpse is therefore justified from sin. When we died and were buried together with Christ, we became a corpse, totally set free from sin.

However the manifestation of this reality in our lives is tied up with our free will, our faith in believing this positional reality and our obedience to the Lord as seen with the past subjunctive in Romans 6:4 below,

Rom 6:4  Therefore we are buried with(Past Indicative) him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk(Past Subjunctive) in newness of life.

Greek: And you shall know through progressive learning what is genuine and correct about God, and in proportion to your correct understanding of the things of God will be the same proportion that these truths will set you free.

The devil will constantly hit us in any area of our lives that these positional events are yet not a reality to us as a rhema word. We can have 99% truth as rhema word and 1% uncertainty or unbelief.  The devil will hit this 1% percent until it becomes revealed as a rhema word.  It is essential to know that in these six events we were IN CHRIST and that they are all PAST INDICATIVE OCCURRENCES.

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The Gut Feeling Anointing


 All scriptures copied from the “Concordant Literal Version.”

The “ Oida” Anointing

Oida is intuitive knowledge, or instinctual knowledge. It’s not the type of knowledge which is gained over time, as when one takes a college course,

It’s the knowing, that you know, that you know, knowledge.

Oida is the “gut feeling” type of knowledge.

Its how God speak.

Its how spiritual gifts function

It knows that the girl’s dress is red, by just looking at it. I don’t have to go to school for that.

God is always speaking to us 24/ 7 by oida.

Our success in the Lord to always operate in the breakthrough anointing is to catch the flow of the oida voice of the Lord and operate from it from second to second.

All of His promises in Christ are always yea and amen.

Operating in the oida voice of the Lord must be combined with childlike trust. Since you know, that you know, that you know; your faith must be likewise. You must have a faith that anything which the oida voice of the Lord tells you, you know that you know that you know, that not only will God do it, but that in fact He has already done it.

This kind of faith make God move more, and faster than hours of intercession.

The aorist tense is the “photograph” verbal tense. It’s a photographic snapshot of a completed event in the time line of history.

The perfect tense is a completed event in the past, something that you know that you know has happened, but with its results still very lively today.

Read for yourself some of the scriptural references where oida occurs and substitute the word you know, that you know, that you know.

Rev 21:1 And I perceived (oida aorist) a new heaven and a new earth, for the former heaven and the former earth pass away, and the sea is no more.”

Rev 3:15 ‘”I am aware (oida perfect active) of your acts, that neither cool are you nor zealous! Would that you were cool or zealous!”

Rev 2:17 ‘”Who has an ear, let him hear what the spirit is saying to the ecclesias. “‘”To the one who is conquering, to him will I be giving of the hidden manna, and I shall be giving him a white pebble and on the pebble a new name written, of which no one is aware (oida perfect active) except the one who is obtaining it.1Jn 5:20 Yet we are aware (oida perfect active) that the Son of God is arriving (eko- has reached the physical point of arrival as a Person in the Spirit), and has given us a comprehension, that we know the True One, and we are in the True One, in His Son, Jesus Christ. This One is the true God and life eonian.”

1Jn 5:15 And if ever we are aware (oida perfect active) that He is hearing us, whatever we may be requesting, we are aware that we have the requests which we have requested from Him.”

1Jn 3:14 We are aware (oida) that we have proceeded (metabaino/ a physical transfer from one place to another) out of death into life, for we are loving our brethren. He who is not loving is remaining in death.”

1Jn 3:5 And you are aware (oida) that He was manifested that He should be taking away our sins, and in Him is no sin.”

1Jn 2:21 I write not to you seeing that you are not acquainted (oida perfect active) with the truth, but that you are acquainted (oida perfect active) with it, and that no lie at all is of the truth.”

1Jn 2:11 Yet he who is hating his brother is in darkness and in darkness is walking, and is not aware (oida) whither he is going, for the darkness blinds his eyes.”

Joh 3:3 Jesus answered and said to him, “Verily, verily, I am saying to you, If anyone should not be begotten anew, he can not perceive (oida) the kingdom of God.”

Joh 3:11 Verily, verily, I am saying to you that of that which we have perceived (oida)  are we speaking ( prophetically) , and to that which we have seen  (discernment/ perfect active)  are we testifying ( giving outward evidence of what is in our spirits), and our testimony you are not getting.”

Joh 4:10 Jesus answered and said to her, “If you were aware(oida)  of the gratuity of God, and Who it is Who is saying to you, ‘Give Me a drink,’ you would request Him, and He would give you living water.”

Joh 6:6 Now this He said to try him, for He was aware ( oida) what He was about to be doing.”

Joh 6:61 Now Jesus, being aware ( oida) in Himself that His disciples are murmuring concerning this, said to them, “This is snaring you?

Joh 7:28 Jesus, then, cries in the sanctuary, teaching and saying, “You are acquainted ( oida) with Me also, and you are aware whence I am, and I have not come from Myself, but He Who sends Me is true, with Whom you are not acquainted (oida).”

Joh 7:29 Yet I am acquainted ( oida) with Him, for I am from Him, and He has commissioned Me.”

Joh 8:14 Jesus answered and said to them, “And if I should be testifying concerning Myself, true is My testimony, for I am aware ( oida ) whence I came and whither I am going, yet you are not aware ( oida) whence I am coming or whither I am going.”

Joh 8:19 They said, then, to Him, “Where is your father? Jesus answered and said, “Neither with Me are you acquainted  (oida), nor with My Father. If you were acquainted (oida), with Me, you should be acquainted (oida), with My Father also.”

Joh 10:4 And whenever he should be ejecting all his own, he is going in front of them, and the sheep are following him, for they are acquainted (oida) with his voice.”

Joh 11:22 But even now I am aware ( oida) that whatsoever Thou shouldst be requesting of God, God will be giving to Thee.”

Joh 11:42 Now I was aware ( oida) that Thou art hearing Me always, but because of the throng standing about I said it, that they should be believing that thou dost commission Me.”

Joh 13:1 Now before the festival of the Passover, Jesus, being aware (oida) that His hour came that He may be proceeding out of this world to the Father, loving His own who are in the world, He loves them to the consummation.”

Joh 13:3 Jesus, being aware ( oida) that the Father has given all into His hands, and that He came out from God and is going away to God,

Joh 19:28 After this, Jesus, being aware ( oida)  that all is already accomplished ( tetelestai/ perfect passive), that the scripture may be perfected, is saying, “I thirst!”

Rom 6:9 having perceived ( oida) that Christ, being roused from among the dead, is no longer dying. Death is lording it over Him no longer,

Rom 8:27 Now He Who is searching the hearts is aware ( oida) what is the disposition ( mental focus) of the spirit, for in accord with God is it pleading for the saints.”

Rom 15:29 Now I am aware ( oida) that, in coming to you, I shall be coming with the blessing of Christ which fills.” (We come in the fullness of the God’s blessing)

1Co 2:11 For is any of humanity acquainted ( oida) with that which is human except the spirit of humanity which is in it? Thus also, that which is of God no one knows, except the spirit of God.”

1Co 2:12 Now we obtained, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God, that we may be perceiving (oida)  that which is being graciously ( lavishly and extravagantly) given to us by God,

1Co 3:16 Are you not aware (oida) that you are a temple of God and the spirit of God is making its home in you?

1Co 6:19 Or are you not aware (oida) that your body is a temple of the holy spirit in you, which you have from God, and you are not your own?

1Co 13:2 And if I should have prophecy and should be perceiving ( oida) all secrets and all knowledge, and if I should have all faith, so as to transport mountains, yet have no love, I am nothing.”

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A World Called Blood


Luke 22:20 Likewise also the cup after supper, saying, this cup is the new testament in ( IN THE WORLD) my blood, which is shed for you. 

Luke twenty-two and twenty is a very powerful scripture.  In my blood is in the Greek noun case, the “dative case of location.”  The noun case of location defines a noun that is located in a specific environment or world. As with any object that is located in something else, it affects its surroundings, and is affected back by the surroundings.

Where do you and I live? We live on the earth or are located in the earth. Because we are located in the earthly world we are affected by, and are part of everything that belongs to the world.  We are in the world system and are influenced back by the world.

The New Covenant is located in the blood, or more accurately in the world of the blood of Jesus. All that the blood of Jesus accomplishes affects everything in the New Covenant. As long as we keep ourselves in covenant with the Lord, we automatically live inside of the world of the blood of Jesus Christ. The blood of Jesus is part of our world, culture and environment. We can receive from it 24/7.

Our obedience to the Lord is our safety and protection from the devil, and our cleansing from all sin and bondage. You and I plea the blood of Jesus daily, and rightfully so. It is vital to claim the blood, especially before the devil. More powerful though, is to live constantly inside the world of the blood of Jesus as we keep covenant with the Lord.

Romans 3:25 Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God; 

Propitiation- God has placed before the public eye “CHRIST AS A PROPITIATION.”

To propitiate, is the fact of “God becoming favorably inclined towards the Christian.”   This is because Jesus paid the blood ransom money that sent sins away, making us charming and lovely to God’s eyes. God now has the legal ability to shower all of His blessings upon us to the same degree that He does for Jesus. We are as charming and lovely and worthy to God as His own Son is.  The fullness of His blessings is His inheritance, which will take an eternity for us to receive.

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The Hosos Anointing: As Many As, As Impossible, As Unlimited, As Infinite, As Exceeding!


The Greek Word Hosos (Strong’s Number 3745)

Look at this amazingly influential word in the NT scriptures and its meanings.

It’s up to our faith level, our ability to receive within the will of God. The sky is the limit if you are in the will of God through Jesus Christ.

God is the God of the unlimited.

Everything must begin in a renewed mind

Start asking, start believing, start receiving!

Definition of Hosos

Pertaining to a comparative quantity of objects or events—As many as, As much as. As impossible, As unlimited, As infinite,  As Exceeding,

Pertaining to a comparison of a quantity—‘as much as, as long as….as much as they wanted’

A degree of correlative extent—‘to the degree that, to the same degree, as much as

An extent of time of the same length as another extent or unit of time—‘as long as, while.’

Some scriptures where Hosos is found:

Mt 7:12  Therefore all things whatsoever <3745> ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

Mt 13:46  Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that <3745> he had, and bought it.

Mt 14:36  And besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment: and as many as <3745> touched were made perfectly whole.

Mt 18:18  Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever <3745> ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever <3745> ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

Mt 21:22  And all things, whatsoever <3745> ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.

Mt 25:40  And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as <3745> ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.

Mt 7:12  Therefore all things whatsoever <3745> ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

Mt 14:36  And besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment: and as many as <3745> touched were made perfectly whole.

Mt 18:18  Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever <3745> ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever <3745> ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

Mt 21:22  And all things, whatsoever <3745> ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.

Mr 3:8  And from Jerusalem, and from Idumaea, and from beyond Jordan; and they about Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude, when they had heard what great things <3745> he did, came unto him.

Mr 3:10  For he had healed many; insomuch that they pressed upon him for to touch him, as many as <3745> had plagues.

Mr 5:19  Howbeit Jesus suffered him not, but saith unto him, Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things <3745> the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had compassion on thee.

Mr 5:20  And he departed, and began to publish in Decapolis how great things <3745> Jesus had done for him: and all men did marvel.

Mr 6:30  And the apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told him all things, both what <3745> they had done, and what <3745> they had taught.

Mr 6:56  And whithersoever he entered, into villages, or cities, or country, they laid the sick in the streets, and besought him that they might touch if it were but the border of his garment: and as many <3745> as touched him were made whole.

Mr 10:21  Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever <3745> thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.

Mr 11:24  Therefore I say unto you, What <3745> things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.

Lu 4:40  Now when the sun was setting, all they that <3745> had any sick with divers diseases brought them unto him; and he laid his hands on every one of them, and healed them.

Lu 8:39  Return to thine own house, and shew how great things <3745> God hath done unto thee. And he went his way, and published throughout the whole city how great things <3745> Jesus had done unto him.

Lu 9:5  And whosoever <3745> will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet for a testimony against them.

Lu 9:10  And the apostles, when they were returned, told him all that <3745> they had done. And he took them, and went aside privately into a desert place belonging to the city called Bethsaida.

Lu 11:8  I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as <3745> he needeth.

Lu 12:3  Therefore whatsoever <3745> ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.

Lu 18:12  I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that <3745> I possess.

Joh 1:12  But as many as <3745> received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Joh 4:29  Come, see a man, which told me all things that ever <3745> I did: is not this the Christ?

Joh 4:39  And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, which testified, He told me all that ever <3745> I did.

Joh 6:11  And Jesus took the loaves; and when he had given thanks, he distributed to the disciples, and the disciples to them that were set down; and likewise of the fishes as much as <3745> they would.

Joh 11:22  But I know, that even now, whatsoever <3745> thou wilt ask of God, God will give it thee.

Joh 15:14  Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever <3745> I command you.

Joh 16:13  Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever <3745> he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.

Joh 16:15  All things that <3745> the Father hath are mine: therefore said I, that he shall take of mine, and shall shew it unto you.

Joh 16:23  And in that day ye shall ask me nothing. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whatsoever <3745> ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you.

Joh 17:7  Now they have known that all things whatsoever <3745> thou hast given me are of thee.

Joh 21:25  And there are also many other things which <3745> Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. Amen.

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A traditional Kenyan meal

Jesus Christ Is The Incredible Hulk


 Phillip 3:21  Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.

Paraphrase:

Who will change the schematics of the body of our humiliation, so that our very being, our very identity, our inward form, our Me, our I, will be now Christ Jesus Himself, and the body  that we will have is the Body of His glory and not of our humiliation.

 Romans 12:2  And be not conformed ( the schematic) to this world: but be ye transformed ( metamorphosis) by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

The end of the road of the Christian life is metamorphosis in to the Image, the Identity, and the Being of God, through Christ Jesus.

Obviously, this will not conclude on planet earth.

But God demands that this process commences and progresses far along.

The reason for repentance or the forsaking and ceasing of every sin which the Holy Spirit brings to light, is so that metamorphosis into the Being of Jesus can progress unhindered.

As long as the Christian holds on to any sin which he loves, this results in a rope bound tightly around the metamorphic process, and the Christian will not be transformed into the schematics of the body of the glory of the Lord Jesus.

But how incredibly exhilarating when metamorphosis into another Being, that of Christ Jesus, takes place within us.

Can you imagine being transformed from the pain plagued identity you had and the being which limited you, into the very Being of God Himself?

You find yourself evolving into a life of power, freedom, health, and unlimited capacity!

Why, Christ Jesus is the Incredible Hulk and so much more!

The Christian life is not about social issues, culture wars, or civil rights!

It’s about metamorphosis into another Being, another identity.

Don’t stumble and stop short, allow yourself to be transformed into the Incredible Hulk, and much more!

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As a Matter of Fact, I Have Come to Enjoy the Poop!


Proverbs 14: 4  Where no oxen are, the crib is clean (from food, water and poop); but much increase is by the strength of the ox.

God is looking for good leaders more than He is for good ministers. There are many ministers and ministries. Good leaders are hard to find, though.

God is looking for problem solvers. Many will see the problem but few will get their hands dirty to solve it. If we are only looking for the success of our ministry without first becoming a good leader in it, we will miss God’s higher purpose.

The church is full of people who rightfully see the problems but will do little to solve them.

Solutions come through forgiving, relating, sharing, praying,  getting dirty in people’s poop, confronting, a willingness to also be wrong and learn, sacrificing time and resources, vulnerability, transparency,  accessibility to others, and to know people and be known by them.   This is leadership.

It’s the capacity to forgive those who have wrong you in your innocence.  It’s the ability to walk the extra mile with them in order show the  love of Christ. It’s the aptitude of demonstrating continuing patience, when they are undeserving.

Forgiving our enemy allows us to see the potential which Christ has placed in them and pray accordingly. Our prayers will bring the conviction of God upon them.

At the same time, forgiveness does not demand our becoming a floor mat for an enemy to step on.  Loving confrontation tempered with forgiveness is a must. A good leader juggles forgiveness and godly confrontation all at one time.

A good leader makes himself accessible to those who he leads. He is not the high and mighty man of God. Jesus , was a “ normal Joe” and so must we. Jesus was never too busy for people and so must I.

Many come to me, “ pastor, I know that you are busy,”. My reply is, “ if Jesus was never too busy, how can I?’

Proverbs 14: 4  Where no oxen are, the crib is clean (from food, water and poop); but much increase is by the strength of the ox.

Where there are cows, there is sure poop in the stable. If we want a program driven church where few are given a chance to grow we might not have much poop. If you want a tidy church, then don’t disciple. If you don’t care for the poop, don’t  take a chance on raising up others. Stay with your tightly controlled programs.

But if we are relationship driven and want to raise others, we must be ready for the poop to come. Revival is messy. Revival is relational. Revival involves the cattle.

Good leaders must be willing to get their hands dirty with spiritual poop. If you simply want to prophesy to the poop and stay clean you are are missing the higher calling.  If you run away from the poop without attempting to clean it up first, you are also missing God’s higher purpose.

I am risk taker with the God-given potential of those around me. Love, belongs to those who relinquish control, who pioneer, and replicate themselves into others. Love belongs to those who pass the baton and push themselves out of a job for the sake of upcoming generations.

Many will run away from the problem, but who will remain and solve it?  This is the mark of a leader.

A minister can have a ministry and gauge his or her success through the ministry, but God is not satisfied with that.

It’s impossible to accurately judge a situation without entering into relationships and spend time with the people who created it. I have discovered that I can only adequately judge a situation when I have spent real-time and involvement with the people who are in it.

It’s easy to prophesy to the problem from the outside without paying the price to get involved, get your hands dirty, and solve it. As a matter of fact, a prophecy from the outside without getting involved with those to whom you are prophesying it to, will always be “only partially correct.”

Some will complain about an person, but very few will spend time to mentor and disciple that person. This is the call of the hour.

There are others who will run from meeting to meeting or church to church looking for the greener grass, but few will change for the better what they have been called do in the first place. As my friend Dr. Lawton Smith would say, “We need less saluting and more shooting.”

As I grow older, I am convinced that healthy church growth will only occur with relationship minded people. I feel that people are tired of “churchiness” and are looking for relationships, reality, loving confrontation to their brokenness and ample forgiveness for their sins.   I am tired of meetings just for meetings sake. I think that God is as well.

As a matter of fact, I have come to enjoy the poop!

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At a baptism in Maasai Land, Maashuru, Kenya.

A Tale Of Fidel and the Ice Cream.


I once heard a story about El Comandante Fidel Castro. This is how he indoctrinated young Cuban children.

His soldiers, named “milicianos’,  would visit Cuban elementary schools.

They would gather the children and ask them, “who of you believe in God?” Every little hand jettisoned to the air. “Who here loves ice cream?” . Even quicker than before, little arms shot up, giggles and wide eyes staring into soldiers’ faces.

“Well, close your eyes, bow your heads, and pray to God to bring you ice cream now!” Dutifully, little heads bowed down, as the children prayed in earnest.

“Now, open your eyes”, retorted a soldier. Of course, there was no ice cream.

“Now, pray to Fidel Castro, and ask him to bring you ice cream!” Little heads and hearts stooped once again. “Now open your eyes!” Every soldier held a sumptuous ice cream cone.

Postscript:

There are a few things which I remember from my homeland. We fled penniless when I was six. Castro nationalized both of my father’s businesses.

As we exited the Jose Marti Airport to come to Miami, Castro’s men called us worms.

I remember the bomb that went off at the Havana harbor when I was watched the Three Stooges at a movie theater.  We ran outside to see broken glass and the wailing of ambulance sirens.

I remember when Castro’s soldiers barged into our upper class home, and ransacked our drawers and closets.

I remember hearing stories of Castro having dump trucks collide into each other in the middle of the night, in my neighborhood, to frighten the wealthy.

I remember the great Cuban singer, Benny More, mercilessly beaten to death in a Cuban prison.

I remember my grandmother’s school, El Instituto Edison, one the finest in the nation, stolen from her.

I remember people making coffee from ground black beans.

I remember women as they fled Cuba being stripped search in their private parts for hidden jewelry.

I remember people still driving cars from the 1950’s.

I remember a nation that is silent, for it lives in terror of a government that will imprison, torture or kill its people, if it speaks out against it.

These socialists preach wealth distribution to all expect themselves. Every single one of them are millionaires.

Every single one of them successfully disarmed their nations through gun control while remaining armed to the hilt and quickly subjugated the country, through gun control.

For those of you in America who love Castro, or Che Guevera, who was a hyper racist, and cherish the utopic socialist dream, I pray that you won’t eat the wrong ice cream.

Can A Culturally Relevant Disciple of Jesus Exist In 2013?


The culture might change, but people and God remain the same.

Mat 10:39  He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it.  

  • He that comes upon, hits upon, and holds on to his own selfish life for his selfish gain, shall bring himself to ruin, destruction, uselessness and misery through his corrupted self.  He that ruins, destroys, and wastes away his sinful existence for the sake of the Lord shall discover, recognize, acquire and real life from the Lord for himself.

 Matthew 16:24  Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

 Matthew 26:34  Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, That this night, before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.

  • We see that Jesus commands His disciples to “Follow Him” in the above scripture. This is defined as a  union in traveling the same road.  It is an oneness with the pattern of Jesus’ life, His ministry, and even of His death, if necessary
  • Look at the illustration of Peter’s denial of Jesus in comparison to Jesus’ command to deny ourselves.  As you will notice, it is exactly the same word!  Can you imagine how vehemently Peter with every fiber and atom in his body angrily disavowed that he knew, or had any relationship with the Master?  This should be our same attitude in denying ourselves for the sake of our Lord?

Mark 1:2 As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send (apostolic sending) my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.

  • Which shall prepare: Literally who will lay down all the needed gear, utensils and equipment at another’s disposal.”

 1 John 2:15  Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

  • First John two and fifteen is an example of what I call a “proportional scripture.”  In other words, to the proportion that the love for the things of this world fills the limited space of our heart, is to the same proportion that the love of God has no more room within that limited space, and must leave.

1Cor 9:24  Know ye not that they which run (to run and spend my strength in attaining to something) in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.(to possess and make my own).

25 And every man that striveth for the mastery (the agony of athletic competition) is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.

  • Our Christian lives should abide in the exhilarating agony of strenuous athletic discipline.  If we are experiencing boredom as believers, we are missing out on part of Christ’s destiny for us.  Every great work of God has been executed on bended knees.  Every great work of God takes between one to five hours of prayer daily

26 therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air:  

  • Our faith must contain a clear perception of God’s vision for our lives.  “Without a vision the people perish.” We must not walk obscurely, as those who do not know the voice of God.  We must not trash the air aimlessly with those things that Christ has not called us to, no matter how noble or praiseworthy they might be.  Our time must not be wasted by the missed discernment of God’s will; too much is at stake!  Our punch must be sure; we must strike straight and not spare.

27 But I keep under my body (To beat the body black and blue, or get a black eye), and bring it into subjection(make my body a slave to the Spirit of God) lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway. (a reject , reprobate, and one who failed the test that God put before them.)

  • The love of God and the love of the world are opposed to each other.  Either you love one or love the other.  What the world values, Christ abhors.  What the worldly man esteems as of great value Christ says, “get the behind me Satan!”

1Cor15:10  But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I laboured (To labor with strenuous zeal, to the point of exhaustion) more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.   

  • “Spiritual burn out” is always inadmissible.  It is the product of all labors for the Lord initiated by us, and not the Holy Spirit.  Yet our lives should be consumed with the Lord and His work.

Philippians  3:13  Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before,

  • Therefore I neglect and no longer care for what is behind me. I stretch myself out and towards, and run swiftly after what is before me. The direction being, the mark of the goal of the high price of unbroken fellowship of Christ’s resurrection life, and the hope of His calling for me.

1 Tim 1:12  And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry;

  • Greek: I thank Christ Jesus our Lord who endued me with His power (only as He found me dependable.) The gift of His power was given to me as He found me worthy of trust. Once that the trust and power were there God placed me into my ministry.

1 Tim 4:14  Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery.

  • Greek: Do not become careless about the spiritual gift, which was given to you by (the Holy Spirit) through prophecy and the laying of hands.

 15  Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.

  • Meditate- Care for, attend to, and keep practicing “the things that we have discussed”
  •  Give thyself wholly to them – Literally “to become one with them”.
  •  Paul tell us throw ourselves fully, or become submerged and consumed with the things that lead to godliness, purity, charity, spiritual gifts, and so forth.
  •  That thy profiting   Literally “pioneers cutting a way for an army”
  • Every Christian is called to a blaze a new pioneer trail, through which the Lord can effectively travel, in accordance with their unique calling. There are now pew sitters, and no room for mediocrity in God’s kingdom.
  •  May appear to all  – Will become evident to all.

16 Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.

  • Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine Fasten your attentions to, observe, and attend to yourself first, and to your doctrine second. This doctrine is what you teach. It must be in accordance with the truth of the scriptures and your life must line up with it.

Continue in them – Be sure to remain in these things!

Our provisions when we go to teach in Maasai Land, East Africa

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Mary preaching in a church in Kibera Town, Kenya. Kibera is the second largest slum in Africa.