We are certainly in a day, that we need
to hear clearly what the Lord's will is for us, and our family, and
fellowship. This is for us to be reminded, the Lord is
speaking to those who are fully given to Him and Him alone, and we
need to listen to what the Spirit of God is saying, in order to be
built up by His grace into that man which will not crumble under
pressure, and the attacks, and the devices of the world the flesh
and the devil, and the coming disasters upon this nation and
earth. That we will be a holy remnant of God, built up, and
prepared by His Spirit and the truth of His Word, that we not fall
in the shaking that has already started, and is yet to come. That we
not be moved from our position of faith, nor ever doubt God or His
Word to us, but stand firm, and fixed on the foundation of Jesus
Christ. There is no other foundation, and if we move off of this
foundation, to what degree we shift, or drift, is to the degree we
begin to fear, and doubt, and end up ship wrecked. God
is returning for a pure bride, without spot or blemish, one that can
hear His voice, and follow it, and not listen to, nor follow a
strangers voice. A people who do not have more faith in Satan to
keep them in bondage to sin, sickness, disease, and spiritual
poverty, than they have in God to deliver them !
The flesh, is a strangers voice,
whether coming from our own desires, and will, or through what we
hear, read, and listen to, from the news paper to 'some'
pulpits. We have to have a walk with the Lord dead to self,
to "know" His voice, and His perfect will,
least Satan, and the flesh begin to derail us,
This is still the working of the Jezebel Spirit---- To lead God's
Let us, open our ears to what the
Spirit of God is saying to us in these final minutes, as it were,
and be a people of faith, and walking in the power of God, and sent
forth as His ambassadors in the earth. I believe with all my
heart, This is "the only way," any one can receive from
the Lord, what He is saying to us, is to look "past the
flesh", but the flesh has to be dead in order to do this.
We must be in a surrendered state with the Lord in such a way, that
what He has to say to us does not have to "check
in" with the flesh first, or other folks, to see if it is OK
to receive what He says to us or not ! To obey Him or not !
No we are dead, therefore, we then can receive, and now know
the perfect will of God. If you look past the flesh, and fear,
you will see and hear, what the Spirit of God is saying to you, and
if you belong to Him, your spirit will bear witness with His spirit.
ROMANS 12: 1-3
1. Therefore, I urge you, brothers,
in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices,
holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship.
(this is where we "choose"
to die and voluntarily lay down our lives---- Period, on the altar
of God's perfect will for us, "which is a place of
death"---- coming to the cross, so God can have His perfect
will--- And we love righteousness, and walk in it. But there is
2. Do not conform any longer to the
pattern of this world, but be
transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to
test and approve what God's will is—his good, pleasing and perfect
We cannot test, or "know"
or approve, ( "agree with,") His perfect will for
our life, IF we are STILL conformed to even some form or type or
pattern of this world. This includes "still being alive to
the flesh" ! The pattern of this world is "living in
the flesh realm." This does not have to mean we are just
walking in some besetting sin we won't give up, that may be true.
But it also means, we are not walking in the supernatural
realm with God. Walking in what is not seen, not yet manifest, yet
we are filled with the absolute eager expectation of
"Hope." This is what hope means in the Word, "an
eager expectation, that what God has promised He will bring
to pass". So, a "transformation" must take place,
from unregenerate, to regeneration, or "true salvation,"
becoming a new creature, and old things, "walking in the
flesh" pass away, and all things, "walking by the Holy
Spirit in obedience to God," become new. The mind must be
"renewed" as well, to think and say, what God says !
Notice it is God's "pleasing
and perfect will." Without "faith" we cannot
"please" God Hebrews tells us, so this is a crucifixion of
self, by choice, and the work carried out by the Holy Spirit,
as we surrender to His will and obey, "with joy and gladness,
and thanksgiving," not begrudgingly. Romans 8:1 tells us there
is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, and no longer
"walk according to the flesh" but rather by the Spirit of
God." Death to self, begets the life of Christ in us. It brings
the ability to hear His voice, and know His will, and walk in His
anointing, and enter into real fellowship. This, as verse one
explains, is our "spiritual act of worship." This is
real worship. Not religious form. Remember this.
I believe the Word of God is clear, that the lowest most
degrading form of sonship, is to do what we
do in our walk with the Lord, out of habit, or form, or tradition.
The spirit of this world, has brought most of the church to this
place. A place to be without yield, or full surrender to God.
Therefore, people cannot walk in the super natural realm, in what is
unseen, and walk there by faith, and experience the miraculous,
because most people are still unsure or afraid of the miraculous.
That is surely for someone else, not me ! That sounds to far fetched
! That was for the people in bible days ! Why, I have claimed and
prayed and believed, and nothing happened ! They need that which is
tangible, something to see, or someone to motivate them, or
something to stir them to passion for Christ, and to walk in the
miraculous. There has not yet been developed in them an
understanding of the covenant. There is not yet developed in
them the faith that believes what it says will come to pass. God
did not say the bank shall supply all your needs, he said God
will supply all our needs. Philippians 4:19
19.. And my
God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in
He did not say, is any among you
sick, let him call for the doctor.
No, he said call for the elders of the Church to anoint the sick
with oil and the prayer of the righteous will make the sick man
well. James 5: 13-16
13..Is any one of you
in trouble? He should pray. Is anyone happy? Let him sing songs of
praise. 14..Is any one of you sick? He should call the elders of the
church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the
Lord. 15..And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person
well; the Lord will raise him up. If he has sinned, he will be
forgiven. 16..Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for
each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man
is powerful and effective.
these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will
drive out demons; they will speak in new tongues; 18..they will pick
up snakes with their hands; and when they drink deadly poison, it
will not hurt them at all; they will place their hands on sick
people, and they will get well." 19...After
the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven and
he sat at the right hand of God. 20...Then the disciples went out
and preached everywhere, and the Lord worked with them and confirmed
his word by the signs that accompanied it.
Now, listen to me.
I did not say God was opposed to banks, or doctors, or medicine,
they have their place. What God "is" opposed to, is
being # 2, Second place ! We do not see something
happening soon enough, so we say, "I guess we will just have
to pray ! " People have been programmed to believe the
devils lies, and his statistics ! Prayer and real
faith have become a last ditch effort.
Again, the mind must be renewed, to
think and say, (agree with), what God says. This is covenant.
1John 4: 1-6
friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see
whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out
into the world. 2..This is how you can recognize the Spirit of God:
Every spirit that acknowledges
that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, 3..but every
spirit that does not acknowledge Jesus is not from God. This
is the spirit of the antichrist, which you have heard is coming and
even now is already in the world.
children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who
is in you is greater than the one who is in the world. 5..They are
from the world and therefore speak
from the viewpoint of the world, (here
is agreement with the devils lies and his statistics),
and the world listens to them. (because they do not trust God)
6..We are from God, and whoever knows God listens to us; but whoever
is not from God does not listen to us. This is how we recognize the
Spirit of truth and the spirit of falsehood. (or anti-Christ,
that which is in opposition to what God says ).
The word above
"acknowledges," means to: Speak the same thing as, to be
in agreement with, to walk in covenant with. So
if I am not saying the same thing as God is saying, and walking in
covenant agreement with Him according to the promise's of His Word, my
faith is deficient. I have not yet learned to receive and use
all God has already provided for me, by faith, to walk in the realm
of the unseen, with hope as my anchor. "an eager
expectation, that what "God has said," will
come to pass.
You see, God looks for a place here
on earth where people will "Mirror," or be a
reflection of His heart. That is where He will show up ! The
mindset of the flesh, and the, "doing this, because this is the
way we always have done it", is nothing more than a reflection
of religion, and a lifeless form, without the breath of the Holy
Spirit, to bring forth the absolute power of God to His people, and
to others in the earth, and in our gatherings. Being
"transformed", means just that. We are no longer
"familiar" with the world, but we walk as aliens
and strangers to it. This cost us. It can cost relationships, it
can cost doing what is inconvenient to us, it will cost not living
any longer to the flesh, and the things which are seen ! Smith
Wigglesworth once said, in a humble and modest way, "If God
is not moving in a place, then I will cause Him to move."
Sounds arrogant you say ! If so, it is because we do not yet
understand what God has given to us, and desires from us. What Smith
Wigglesworth was saying is this.......
He meant he would use what God has
given him by the Holy Spirit, to bring into the atmosphere the
presence of God. So If I do not see God moving here, then
"bring the testimony of Jesus into the atmosphere". It is
a faith injection, a "Faith comes by hearing, and
that by the Word of God," distribution if you will, into the
atmosphere of the valley of dry bones, that they might live. You
see, faith believes for something. The world spirit, merely
hopes something good will happen. Faith lays hold of it's
inheritance, and wields it as a two edged sword, the world spirit,
needs someone to tell them what to do, and how to do it, and until
such information comes along, they are powerless, without hope, in
despair, and in confusion over so many things. There is NO fire
for God, no conversation filled with Christ, with excitement, with
the glory of God, and faith. Just a tired, hang in there, and get
through attitude that will eventually lead to the deepest dryness,
and lack of vision. The opposite of this, is a life
filled with the glory of God, and walking in covenant, and saying
what God says, and not believing the devil's statistics, that you do
this, and you'll catch this disease, you get this sickness, and
you'll have to live on this medication, you need money, run to the
bank, your mentally exhausted, you need a pill, or a doctor, and
how about this one... Keep your walk with God
"personal" it is a personal thing, between you and the
Lord, no need to be talking about your experiences, or speaking of
such things in the market place, or at work, God forbid !
is god forbid ! These are the lies of Satan, and not
what God is saying.
3. For by the grace given me I say to
every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you
ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in
accordance with the measure of faith God has given you.
In other words, die to pride, and
self interest, and religious form. Use the faith God has given you
to walk in the supernatural realm with God, always pouring yourself
put as a drink offering, allowing death to work in you, that life
will work in others....
admonishment to "die." Thinking and living humbly before
the Lord, and not allowing ourselves to cross boundaries beyond what
has been thus far given to us, and so become filled with pride.
Allow the Spirit of God to have
His way. Let us lay down voluntarily on the altar of God's perfect
will for us, taking up our cross daily, and following Him. Where was
He going with that cross? To die ! This will perpetually bring the
fullness of Christ into our spirit, and cause us to have "ears
that can hear." Amen!