Introducing “Life Solutions”


Life Solutions was started by Jack Alan Levine and Shaun W. Smith.

Life Solutions passionate purpose is to aid people live exceptional personal and professional lives by engaging online programs and live events.

Jack Alan Levine, nationally known Author, Speaker and Addiction Expert, has spoken to thousands of people in thirty years on dealing with,and successfully overcoming addiction, to find Freedom for Life.

Sharing his personal story and experiences with addiction and recovery, and the heartbreaking tale of his son’s battle with addiction, Jack knows first hand about being an addict and a parent of an addict.

He also knows how to obtain victory over addiction and to live a life FREE from addiction.

As a sought after national speaker to companies, colleges, religious groups and other organizations, Jack leads breakout sessions on “Overcoming Addiction” at every “Florida Men of Integrity “Florida Strong Man” Conference” throughout Florida this year.

Jack’s message based on reality, fact, and faith will give you the needed tools to fight and overcome any addiction.

Jack speaks often to spouses and parents of addicts and gives them valuable counsel about dealing with the realities of addiction and how to inspire their loved ones to seek help!

A three-time author, he has written extensively on his addiction in his first book, “Don’t Blow It With God,” and his third book, “My Addict, Your Addict.”

After being encouraged to share his experience and solutions with addiction to help more people, Jack agreed to create an online program called “Free For Life At Last: Overcoming Addiction.”

It is now available nationally to help  addicts and their families deal with recovery issues by outlining the clear paths and solutions to overcoming addiction and truly finding Freedom for Life.

You will be spellbound as Jack shares how he overcame addiction issues to go on and lead a happy and productive life.

Jack then teaches you or your loved one how you can do the same.

To subscribe to the “Free For Life Video Email Newsletter”, please click here.

 

Shaun Smith and his wife Paola are good friends.

They are lead pastors at Wynwood Church in Miami Church.

Wynwood Church is a community of faith, hope and love which assists people in becoming passionate followers of Jesus Christ, as it loves the city and its people. The church meets weekly for Missional Community to share in Scripture teaching, prayer, and the building of relationships around a meal. Missional Community is designed to be highly relational by learning to care in practical ways for each other and the city through growth in the love of Christ.

http://www.wynwoodchurch.com/

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Jack Levine

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Shaun and Paola Smith

The Secret To Wealth!


My theory is that if you are transformed into the image of Christ all the wealth you need to establish God’s work will be attracted to you. It’s not attracted to you, but to the Person of Christ in you who has become worthy to receive all wealth.

Re 5:12 saying with a loud voice: “Worthy is the Lamb who was slain to receive the power and the wealth and wisdom and strength, and honor and glory and blessing!”

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Reiventing Yourself Into That Person


The person, whom God sees me as, is much different to the person who I see me as.

The greatness of God’s calling is in that person, not in this one.

Faith requires that I do everything to reinvent myself, or as the Bible calls it, to be transformed, into that person.

It starts by seeing me as that person more than seeing me as this one.

It’s bigger than me. It’s greater than me.

But step by step obedience to God’s voice will make it happen.

Ninety nine percent of the church will never become that person, though God hopes the odds to be different.

Will you be in that one percent? Can you make the odds change for God? 

For many, they think that the cost is too much. “Too much sacrifice, too much risk, too much money, and too much unknown.

Yes, it will cost you everything.

Yes, it will take you way beyond what you are able to do by yourself.

But only one cost will be far greater. Not becoming that person.

It will cost you all your money, in that every penny will be at the Lord’s disposal.

I am beginning to think that our attitude towards God and how we surrender our money, is directly proportional to how much we are willing to reinvent ourselves into that person.

How much we hold on to our money is how much we hold on to this person.

Revisiting these scriptures, I think that Jesus was talking more than just making money. It was the principle of reinventing or being transformed into that person.

These two people totally reinvented themselves.

Matt 25:16 Then the one receiving the five talents went and traded with them, and made five other talents.

Matt 25:22 “And also the one receiving the two talents came and said, ‘Lord, you delivered to me two talents; look, I have gained two more talents besides them.’

This other guy, scared of the price of reinventing himself, hid.

And the price of hiding yourself, is that you fall asleep in the broad daylight of boredom and lost destiny. Hence it is with much of the church today. “Tragic, but not too late, to reinvent you today into the person I have made you,” God is saying to the church.

Matt 25:24 “Then the one having received the one talent came and said, ‘Lord, I knew you, that you are a hard man, reaping where you did not sow, and gathering where you did not scatter.

25 And being afraid, I went off and hid your talent in the ground. Look, you have what is yours.’

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A New Breed of Ministry


The new breed of ministry is not new at all. Paul laid it out in Ephesians.

Now, for the current work of revival, God once more removes the dust and cobwebs from Paul’s master plan for ministry.

Not that having an agenda is bad, but Paul was much more a mystery driven guy than he was by agendas.

Paul ministered much more out of mysteries than he did out of human agendas.

God is a God of blueprints.

Moses received countless blueprints for the construction of the desert tabernacle from Exodus 25 to Exodus 31.

These blueprints are locked up in mysteries which are locked up in Christ, who is locked up in a mystery in us.

These blueprints instruct us with precision in anything that we seek God for an answer.

These blueprints function so well because they operate by God’s heavenly objects.

The natural earth’s blueprints functions are flawed because they use broken and corrupted objects, marred by sin.

Much of our ministry coming from “good” agendas are dependent on natural wisdom which involve these flawed objects.

But ministry dependent on following the blueprints which God has locked up in mysteries tap into the use of God’s heavenly and unmarred objects.

Cutting edge revival ministry will have to evolve out of the blueprints which God has for revival which He has locked up in mysteries in us.

These blueprints are revealed in our spirits.

Are you ready to function as such in kingdom work?

Look at Paul!

Notice in verse eight. Christ’s unsearchable riches can only be found in God’s unsearchable mysteries. They can’t be searched out through our natural senses, but they can be revealed from God’s Spirit to ours.

Paul preached these riches, but he did so by the revelation of God’s mysteries which contain these riches.

Eph 3:3 how that by revelation He made known to me the mystery, just as I wrote before briefly,

4 with reference to which, when you read, you can understand my insight in the mystery of Christ,

7 of which I became a minister according to the free gift of the grace of God which was given to me according to the working of His power.

8 To me, the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,

9 and to enlighten all as to what is the administration of the mystery, which had been hidden from the ages in God, who created all things through Jesus Christ;

Why use the blueprints which implement heavenly objects and are locked up as mysteries in us?

  1. Heavenly objects make up God’s invisible places in His kingdom, also called heavenly places
  2. Earthly objects are under the curse of sin, and have become temporal.
  3. Heavenly objects seamlessly function, are intact, complete, whole, pristine, uncontaminated, unbreakable, and eternally lasting.
  4. They dwell in mysteries.
  5. Heavenly objects are revealed from the mystery by the flow of rhema words, or the voice of the Holy Spirit.
  6. Heavenly objects dwell in mysteries so that sinful man, who would want to access them for their own corrupt purposes, cannot do so.
  7. The completed blue print of a heavenly object and or plan is called wisdom. (Hebrews 8:5)
  8. Heavenly objects are the flawless and pristine originals, the prototypical and archetypical models, the primeval images, moldings, and impressions, the paradigmatic blueprints and schematics and the immaculate criterion for every universal thing created by God in its perfect and untarnished form, before sin came.
  9. Heavenly objects are the perfections of God’s eternal creation before the curse of sin marred them.
  10. Heavenly objects are not limited to the dimensions of height, width, and length, and are limitless in quantities. This is not so with corrupt earthly objects in their sinful state.
  11. They are accessed by faith and can increase and diminish by faith. They are infinite, measureless and transcendental.
  12. God creates and governs by His Heavenly objects.
  13. Because every universal heavenly objects lies created inside of Christ, through His reconciliation, everything becomes conformed back to the images of those heavenly objects.
  14. It is a wonder then that God is giving man access to these heavenly objects once again.
  15. This is one of the great works of Christ. No other religious leader has accomplished this.

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Stop Camping Out In The second Heavens!


2Co 12:2 I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago–whether in the body I do not know, or whether out of the body I do not know, God knows–such a one was caught up to the third heaven.

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

What does a dead person do?

  • He is free from sin.
  • He is delivered
  • He is free from sickness.
  • He is free from his past.
  • He is free from his old identity.
  • He is not susceptible to rejection.
  • The corpse in fact is the freest person in the earth.

Many times the devil will make you feel that you are the one with the problem.

You are the one who is sick, or depressed, or without energy.

In more than half of the cases, you don’t have the problem.

It’s a lying attack from the outside.

But the devil will make you feel that it’s you, so you can never break free.

I have known for many years that I am dead with Christ, but the revelation never sank in to the point that I could deal with it and go on to the next level.

As long as the revelation of being a corpse in the grave with Jesus is not a total reality, and I still behave like an alive man in any way, the devil will hit me!

The devil would hit me with a sickness, or a problem, or with things that affect alive people, but not dead ones.

As much as I tried to break out into freedom I couldn’t, because freedom belongs to the dead.

So by the devils tactics he kept in the limbo of living in the second heavens.

The first heavens is where we naturally live, on earth.

The third heavens is the one which Paul talk about.

Its where God’s throne is.

It’s what Paul calls heavenly places.

Its where God has raised us up to, to sit at the right hand of God.

In between these two heavens is the second one, where Satan’s principalities, powers, dominions and spiritual wickedness in high places function.

When Christ resurrected, He did so by going through the first heavens, and through the second where He disarmed these principalities and powers and took them as the captive prisoners of a triumphant king, by His victory on the cross.

From there, He proceeded to the third heavens and now sits on the throne of God.

For the Christian, God sees him or her already seated with Him on His throne in the third heaven.

Bu the experience for most of us, is just not so!

Most of us are stuck somewhere in limbo land between the first and the third heavens!

Really, most of the church camps out somewhere in the second heaven, trying and trying to break out on the third, but finding herself in a never ending see saw war.

As long at the revelation of you being as dead as a door nail, and only Christ in you doing all the work through you, has not sunk in, the demons will hit you with things belonging to alive people, and through that, keep you tied up in the slime pits of the second heavens.

The moment that you realize that you are a corpse, you become free from the sin and the sickness and the attack of the demon, and from the slime pit of the second heaven, and suddenly thrust in and through into the third one, to walk and live from above, in heavenly places.

Some rules of engagement to get out of the second and into the third heavens.

What does a dead person do?

He is free from sin.
He is delivered
He is free from sickness.
He is free from his past.
He is free from his old identity.
He is not susceptible to rejection.
The corpse in fact is the freest person in the earth.
The devil does not mess around with a corpse for too long.
The biggest problem that Christians have is that they are way too alive.

Have you ever had an enemy?

God gave me a vision of Jesus Dying on the cross.

Surrounding Him were hundreds of Roman soldiers with menacing spears in their hands.

Sometime during the vision Jesus dies. A little while later, the soldiers begin to realize that the Lord had expired. One by one they left the scene of the crucifixion, their menacing spears no more. Jesus was dead. Everything was over and done.

As long as one is alive, the enemy feels threatened and might attack.

Once the person dies, the enemy has nothing that threatens him and departs. He gets bored with a corpse.

2 Timothy 2:26 And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.

 Greek: That they may return to soberness or awake out of the snare of the devil, after having being hunted down, taken captive, and caught alive by the devil, to do his will.

 The devil is always actively hunting to “catch alive” by trapping our free will and make it to become passive, so that his will in us can then become active.

 1 Peter 5:8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

 Be temperate dispassionate and serious in your life, be awake and watchful, because your opponent in a suit of law, the devil, as a roaring lion, conducts himself around, arduously and earnestly seeking, whom he may drink down, swallow, consume, and destroy.

 Eph 4:27 Neither give place to the devil.

To give place to the devil as constructing an airport runway on our back for the devil to land upon! Only our sin and disobedience can do that. Any time that we are in willful disobedience to the Lord, we automatically open up an airport on our backs, where the enemy can land and take off at his personal fancy!

 Ephesians 2:2 Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:

 Many of us imagine that this focuses on non-Christians. That’s false. The devil is an equal opportunity deceiver.

 The Greek word for worketh is defined as giving energy to.

The sons of disobedience energize the schemes or plans of the devil. The word for disobedience is being non-compliant. If a Christian is continually noncompliant in an area of his or her life to the will of God, will he or she energize the works of the devil? Yup.

Any obstinate, stubborn, defiant, person, Christian or non, will energize the devil’s schemes

 Mat 12:43 When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest, and findeth none.

 He travels continually throughout differing arid places “seeking a cessation of his now unpleasant circumstances” (because he has been cast out of the man), and in no way finds it (showing the necessity the demons have to possess a living being).

 44 Then he saith, I will return into my house from whence I came out; and when he is come, he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished.

 I will return into my house whence I came out, and having come, finds it vacant and occupied, and in a perfected state of being swept, and cosmetically adorned.

 How many people’s lives are cosmetically adorned on the outside but empty on the inside. They are great target practice for the devil.

2Co 2:11 Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.

 Lest Satan exploit us, for we are not without knowledge of his schemes.

 The word devices for devices is “noema”, or thoughts. The devil has a big thought life which he can interject into an individual’s mind. Thus we must be led by the voice of the Holy Spirit .A mind doing its own thing and independent of the voice of God is a target practice for the devil’s own huge thought life. The devil cannot interject thoughts into the spirit of a person if the Holy Spirit dwells there. Is your mind doing its own thing? If it is you are a practice range for the devil to volley the golf balls of his thought life into it.

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The Easter message is one of conjoined twins.


Rom 6:5  For if we have been united together (conjoined) in the likeness of His death, certainly we shall be in the likeness of His resurrection;

Greek: If we were a conjoined twin with Jesus in His death and burial we are a conjoined twin with Him in His resurrection.

I’ll take it further.

But to experience what it is to a be a conjoined twin with Jesus in the likeness of His resurrection, we must have experienced first what it was to be a conjoined twin with Jesus in the likeness of His death and burial.

What does a dead person do?

He is free from sin.
He is delivered
He is free from sickness.
He is free from his past.
He is free from his old identity.
He is not susceptible to rejection.
The corpse in fact is the freest person in the earth.

When brought back to life as a conjoined twin with Jesus in His resurrection, he is raised into something he never was.
He is raised, free from sin into a life that is solely energized by and is just like God’s.
He is raised with a brand new identity.

The biggest problem that Christians have is that they are way too alive.

The living have problems, but that dead don’t.

The hardest part in the renewal of the mind is to have the notion deeply ingrained and settled once and for all that you are a corpse to who you were BC Christ, and fully alive in God, AD Christ.

The Easter message is one of conjoined twins.

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What about if this Easter we get Jesus off His Cross?


I taught yesterday on one of Jesus’s Seven Words from the Cross. While I awaited my turn, the Lord suddenly popped a vision before me.

I had to change my teaching because of it.

As with all of the Lord’s things, it was simple, yet powerful.

Jesus was on the cross and dying. Not only did He wear a crown of thorns but had His body wrapped in thorns. His bleeding torso, his arms and legs were bound with many swaths of them. So much were the thorns that I knew the soldiers would not be able to get Him off the cross. Jesus was trapped to it.

Troubled by the vision, I pondered for understanding.

The Holy Spirit said, “The body of Jesus full of thorns is the church. My Son set the church free from pain, and those within her should be walking in and enjoy the freedom which I gave to her. Yet for many in my body, they hold on to their pain, they don’t repent or forgive others, they don’t know the cost of the breakthrough. So what you have in my church is the body of my Son still full of pain and for all intents and purposes still on the cross, forever more bleeding and dying.”

Dear friends, let us remember that Jesus wore the crown of thorns so that you would not have to. Jesus suffered so that you can be made whole. Jesus was whipped so that you can be healed.

It’s not enough to talk about it; God has called the church to be a living example of it.

What about if this Easter we get Jesus off the cross of pain and into the grave so that with Him we can experience resurrection glory, and by it, draw all men unto Him.

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