May 1, 2020 hiswarringhandmaid No comments exist

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If we are believing God for healing based on His Word, we must be very careful who we listen to and follow as far as teachers of the Word and even on social media. The church is filled with the opinions of man about sickness and healing that are unscriptural and often leading God’s people astray when one doesn’t get the Word rooted in oneself FOR oneself. The Word instructs us to test all that we are taught by searching the scriptures to MAKE SURE what we are being taught is His truth.

God’s people must stop looking to others to tell them what to believe but to look to God alone that He tells us what to believe.

I just feel so strongly from the Lord that we must speak very plainly and not tiptoe around the truth as too many of God’s people have been and are perishing for lack of knowledge. And a HUGE area the enemy brings confusion to, even deceiving the very elect, is regarding what God says about sickness and healing. Too many are easily being led astray about this.

As His children and representatives in the earth, we must take much better care with our handling of our words as to not mispresent God and His Holy truth. And His truth is that His children are called to hate all sickness because it’s of sin at its root – as in since the fall of man. Death came into the world THROUGH sin.

“Therefore, just as through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned,” (Romans 5:12).

Sickness is a form of death, is referred to by God as a curse, and oppression by the devil.

So why God’s own children seem to love to draw so much attention to sickness, in even a remotely positive way, is baffling.

Again, since sickness came into the world THROUGH sin. And sin and all the “grew” out of it – sickness, evil, death – is of the devil, why are God’s people so inclined to refer to sickness – a work of the devil as per God – as a blessing or something to thank God for? God says sickness is a curse (see Deuteronomy 28 – sickness falls under the “curses” category not the blessing category) and of the satanic oppression (Acts 10:38).

The Word and the teachings of our Lord Jesus Christ clearly tells us how to both define sickness and what to do with it.

Sickness = a curse; satanic oppression; a work of the devil born through sin at the fall of man

Jesus says: Heal the sick, pray a prayer of faith so those who are sick may be healed, by My stripes, you were healed.

Nowhere does Jesus teach us under the New Covenant (what we are under now) to praise Him for sickness because He attributes it to a work of the devil.

Let’s create an example of some “bad doctrine speech” (unscriptural opinions of man) you can easily find on social media, so we can see how crazy it sounds when made plain and in line with the Word:

False doctrine example 1:

“I’d rather have this sickness in my body than _____.”

Sickness = a work of the devil according to God.

Translation: “I’d rather have this “work of the devil” in my body than ____.” I left a blank because I have heard a myriad of reasons for someone believing they need to punish themselves with sickness.

Jesus’ truth says: “I bore all the curse of the law on My body for you. The curse includes sickness, so I bore that sickness and punishment for you. I took your place. By My blood and My stripes (broken and torn up body), you were forgiven and healed (Isaiah 53; 1 Peter 2:24). By faith, you can exchange that sickness for what I purchased for you – healing. My finished work of the cross and My shed blood are not only big enough to heal you (and did) but are also big enough to deliver you from the sins you are struggling with (and did). My child, why do you insist on listening to a religious, demonic spirits and those influenced by them telling you that you need to be punished with sickness when I bore ALL punishment for you? When will you believe, like a little child, that my Word and grace are not too good to be true? That I am mighty to save? That I came to give you life and life more abundantly (John 10:10)? Let your faith meet my grace (undeserved favor and help) and receive healing from sickness and deliverance from sin. I command all My children to heal the sick not let My children suffer with sickness that I paid for healing for on My body. This includes you and my children around you.”

False doctrine example 2: “I praise God for this sickness He gave me to teach me a lesson.”

Translation: “I praise God for this “work of the devil” He gave me to teach me a lesson.”

Jesus’ truth says: “I came to destroy the works of the devil. The works of the devil are sin and everything that grew out of it – evil, sickness, death, etc. My kingdom has no agreement with the devil’s as a kingdom divided cannot stand. When some speak anything positive about sickness, they are speaking positive about its origin – sin and the devil. You see who the author of this confusion is – the devil – not I AM. I healed you with My stripes (1 Peter 2:24). Past tense. Receive you healing by faith. Stop punishing yourself – that’s religion. That’s why I rebuked the Pharisees. Accept what I already did for you. I know you think you don’t deserve it, but that’s My grace – paid in full for you. My love is so great you cannot fathom it – only believe Me.”

Christian’s who dote on and call sickness a blessing or anything at all positive are actually praising sin a work of the devil.

Think of it!

We must know the Word for ourselves, so we don’t fall victim to the influence of these religious demonic spirits that have even infiltrated the church.

God hates sin. Sickness entered the world through sin because of the devil (so if of the same root). The Word says we are to hate what God hates.

“He who sins is of the devil, for the devil has sinned from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil,” (1 John 3:8).

God hates the works of the devil and sent His son to destroy them. God doesn’t expect us to refer to a work of the devil – sickness – as a blessing, to praise Him for it, etc. His will is that sin and all that “grew” out of it be destroyed.

If someone does praise Him for sickness, they are expressing their personal opinion, not His Holy Words about it.

They are also disbelieving (unbelief):

By Jesus’ stripes, we were healed, that Jesus took all the curse for them, that they are under the new covenant of grace, and denying His very name – Healer (Jehovah Rapha).

Healing is not based on deserve but what on Jesus already did – grace. Receive it by faith. No buts.

Here’s an example in the Word of God of man expressing an opinion about God that is not of God nor His truth. He recorded this in His Word so that we can see they were just like us, saying opinions about God that are not His truth:

“But she said to them, “Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me,” (Ruth 1:20).

The truth was God never told Naomi and her family to go to the godless land of Moab, a people group who hated the children of Israel and worshiped false gods. They chose to go there by their own free will and were met with much trouble and tragedy there.

Also His truth, Naomi couldn’t yet see it, the moment she decided to return to Bethlehem, “the house of bread,” God was setting her up for a redemption so great He recorded an entire book about it in His Word as a shadow (though an utterly beautiful one) of the ultimate redemption through Jesus Christ.

You can read my post here about Naomi and Ruth to better see how Naomi was merely expressing an opinion about God and His dealings with her and not His Words.

I pray this Holy Spirit led post blessed you.

Prayer

Father, I pray Your people know Your Word and truth regarding sickness and say what You say about it as to not lead others astray, and do what You told us to do about it – heal the sick – in Jesus’ name, amen.

May 1, 2020 hiswarringhandmaid No comments exist

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“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast,” (Ephesians 2:8-9)

Jesus thank You for making a way for grace, for saving us from eternal punishment, and making a way for us to put our faith in You to receive eternal life by faith alone, not by anything we do or don’t do, lest anyone should boast, but by what You did, so we can boast in You alone, giving You ALL the credit and glory You deserve.

And through this same grace, we are able to boldly stand on Your Word and promises and receive them by faith, based on Your finished work of the cross and perfection alone.

Only believe – Jesus, Luke 8:50.

You purchased life and life more abundantly for us (John 10:10). The ability to use Your name and authority. And glory to You, Lord, to be indwelt by Your VERY Holy Spirit.

“Until now you have asked nothing in My name. Ask, and you will receive, that your JOY may be full,” (John 16:24).

Hallelujah! We bless Your name, O God. You are worthy to receive all blessing and glory and honor and power forever.

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tenacity – noun – The quality or fact of being able to grip something firmly; grip; very determined; the quality or fact of continuing to exist; persistence.

I have been seeing the word – TENACITY – over and over regarding prayer. Even in a book published in 1925. And remembering Elijah and the cloud as small as a man’s hand as the example of tenacity in prayer is so helpful.

It’s not what we see, it’s what God says and already sees because it’s His Word, we just keep praying (gripping and taking the Word, that IS Jesus, for ourselves) until WE see it too.

April 30, 2020 hiswarringhandmaid No comments exist
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Yes, I am stretching the use of the term “social distancing” to make a point, but these things have been burning in me from the Holy Spirit and heart of God. I may or may not have turned the term into a verb as well.

“But His word was in my heart like a burning fire
Shut up in my bones; I was weary of holding it back,
And I could not,” Jeremiah 20:9.

God’s people need to “social distance” from their beloved church buildings and be pew warmers no more. No, this doesn’t translate to abandon your church buildings and families altogether BUT that shepherds urgently, as in yesterday already, need to disciple their flocks and use many of their service times to get out of these mere man-made buildings and do just as Jesus did.

Go!

Almighty God is clearly shaking His church awake using this pandemic.

A building is NOT the church. His people are. Jesus most often went out and sought, even just the one (e.g. the disciples, Zacchaeus, the Samaritan woman), and that has always been our calling as well.

He went and healed the sick and loved people into His kingdom with His truth, even the “hard sayings” that offended and pointed out the need to change and repent from sin. We are called do to just as Jesus did and this looks like getting out of buildings and seeking lost sheep. The church has had it wrong for too long. So very wrong.

Congregating, as hidden away social clubs, suckling on milk instead of the meat of the Word, sitting stagnant and without effect for Jesus, instead of taking the kingdom to the world, with evidence and confirmation of the Word with signs and wonders, healing the sick, raising the dead, casting out demons.

After this shut in with God, I can no longer stomach weak, watered down churches. I CANNOT bear it even one bit for His namesake and Word.  

Matthew 9:35, “Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.”

Yes, He taught in synagogues but that was a just a part of it and not the greater part.

Luke 9:2, “He sent them to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.”

Lord, mightily convict every shepherd of not doing likewise.

Matthew 10:7-8, “And as you go, preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.’  Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.”

We are not called to warm pews but to warm hearts with the Word and His love for Jesus that they confess Christ and receive Him.

It’s time to GO, God’s people, in the manner He tells you to. It will look different for each of us what He wants us to focus on as our end time ministry, but it’s time to repent, each have our own personal revivals, and do the will of the Father, for His glory, to show the world His love, for the setting free of the captives.

“Going” signifies an active taking the kingdom of God to all peoples.

This CAN include writing online and ministering through online media in these times, but it also means to literally go and seek. The main heart of God in this word from the Lord in this post is that we take an ACTIVE role as Jesus did to seek out the lost, hurting, of course, even those who are already saved but need healing, deliverance, etc.

His kingdom

We are not competing with each other. We are one. Building upon each other’s assignments from God to build HIS Kingdom. Lord, bring You will to pass for the church as one, as Jesus prayed 2000 years ago.

I pray this word from the Lord blesses you. Let’s continue to cry out to God for a great awakening and for His church to go out in showing the glory of God far great even than the book of Acts.

April 30, 2020 hiswarringhandmaid No comments exist

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1 Kings 18 is a great example of persisting in prayer based on knowing the Word and will of God – which we can today because we have 100% of His Word to know His will in many things.

So He tells us His will (His Word), and we pray and don’t give up until we see.

God tells Elijah: It’s going to rain. = God’s Word and expressed will was given to Elijah.

Elijah could either take God for His Word and will OR reject it for himself, not pray His will into the earth for it to rain.

What did Elijah do?

He took God for His Word, prophesied it, kept His eyes on God alone despite what he saw in the natural (longtime drought) and prayed until it came to pass. This is a beautiful picture of prayer, instructing us to do the same.

God’s will: .E.g. By Jesus’ stripes, we WERE healed, 1 Pet 2:24.

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So we can prophesy the same over ourselves or loved ones AND pray until we SEE it come to pass in the natural, gripping what is in the spirit realm (God’s will), and pulling it into the natural realm through “praying and not giving up” prayer, based on the Word and will of the Father.

1 Kings 18:1; 41-46

18 And it came to pass after many days that the word of the Lord came to Elijah, in the third year, saying, “Go, present yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain on the earth.”

1 Kings 18:41-46

41 Then Elijah said to Ahab, “Go up, eat and drink; for there is the sound of abundance of rain.” 42 So Ahab went up to eat and drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; then he bowed down on the ground, and put his face between his knees, 43 and said to his servant, “Go up now, look toward the sea.”

So he went up and looked, and said, “There is nothing.” And seven times he said, “Go again.”

44 Then it came to pass the seventh time, that he said, “There is a cloud, as small as a man’s hand, rising out of the sea!” So he said, “Go up, say to Ahab, ‘Prepare your chariot, and go down before the rain stops you.’ ”

45 Now it happened in the meantime that the sky became black with clouds and wind, and there was a heavy rain. So Ahab rode away and went to Jezreel. 46 Then the hand of the Lord came upon Elijah; and he girded up his loins and ran ahead of Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.

Praise God! His Word is given for our instruction out of His great love for us.

Our good Father does NOT leave us unequipped in the land of the living. We have His Word (will), His Holy Spirit and spiritual gifts, and the power of prayer to carry us through to victory in all things.

Psalm 34:19 – Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all.

Hallelujah! Glory to the Lamb who was slain. Who took our place!

April 27, 2020 hiswarringhandmaid No comments exist

I watched this very important video (below) last night regarding the Biblical prophecy we see happening before our eyes.

Then at bedtime, not a coincidence, I felt led to read some chapters in Matthew. Not memorizing the entire Bible, of course, my spirit quickened when I read these verses because I had the exact ones enter my mind as I watched this must watch video.

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Matthew 10:21-22, “Now brother will deliver up brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death. And you will be hated by all for My name’s sake.”

There’s a HUGE problem, even among God’s people, with an attitude from the pit of hell that says something like, “As long as it doesn’t affect me, I don’t care.”

There are demonically driven people that seek to reduce the population in order to gain total control of it. They are currently proposing special IMMUNITY ID CARDS that show who’s COVID-19 immune and who isn’t. One has to have ZERO DISCERNMENT to NOT see that this is exactly like Nazi Germany, marking the Jews, who they deemed less than human.

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This “MARKING” people in this fashion, not could, WILL turn into an ADULT LEVEL GAME OF COOTIES with much more grievous consequences.

Should this go through, those who refuse the ID card will have freedoms stolen from them, and possibly far worse. But if we all refuse, recall governors who try to push this on us, and pray, then maybe we have a chance.

We must repent for this sins of this nation and cry out to God like never before.

ALL believers MUST refuse this ID IMMUNITY CARD plan.

Will you self-preserve at the expense of your brothers and sisters in Christ or will you refuse their satan sauce and MARK? Not saying this is the mark of the beast because we are not in the tribulation yet, but this is what it is all leading to. Trying to normalizing ID-ing people and marking each other as less than, and getting people to turn each other in, thus creating a “sell-out”, police state society.

You MUST REMEMBER, there is nothing new under the sun, the devil simply recycles and re-purposes and repackages his evil plans and attacks. This one is eerily similar to the Holocaust on a worldwide scale.

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The people behind REQUIRING ID’s for everyone in the world for immunity are the same people who are for POPULATION CONTROL and ABORTION = PRO-DEATH in every way.

Will God’s people take this broad path that leads to destruction? Or will they operate in Spirit led, Word based wisdom and refuse to give place to the devil?

Using this discernment and wisdom – whatever the pro-death are for, I am against – vaccines, ID’ing people for immunity from viruses, GMO’s.

Wake up and pray church. Do not self preserve and sacrifice your own. Unite mightily and refuse this agenda.

Love warns…

Him we preach, WARNING every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus,” Colossians 1:28.

God warns us to protect us. To pray and prevent and expose and stop the plans of the enemy.

April 26, 2020 hiswarringhandmaid No comments exist

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God is good, and He made His will known regarding a great many things in His Word. In that goodness, He also included many promises to us, His children. And many of them are conditional requiring believing and praying and not giving up.

The Holy Spirit has been speaking to me about spiritual battles, and the need for fervent, persistent, consistent, effectual prayer in order to win battles for the answers to our prayers to manifest. Every battle is not this tough, but many are.

effectualproducing or able to produce a desired effect.

God tells us we are to pray prayers in such a manner, fervently, persistently, consistently, and full of His Word (life), SO THAT, they produce the desired effect. This is not commanding God in any way. This is taking Him for His Word and believing it can’t return to Him void as He promises. Believing that His Word is also a weapon to defeat the enemy because He says so. Praise God that we can look to His Word and find His will and pray, ask God, and speak His Word – a weapon – to situations to see victory and breakthrough.

Yesterday, the Lord was showing me how giving up on praying through all the way to breakthrough can be like retreating from the enemy, standing still and doing nothing while the enemy pummels us, even forfeiting the “land” previously won in the spirit realm through our many prayers. Thus, just handing over ground we had occupied. God wants us to take back ALL the land that is ours, that was stolen, not just a portion, as any remaining portion we allow him to keep is enough to bring much trouble and sorrow.

What happens with ceasing in prayer instead of praying without ceasing is in our standing still, the enemy beats us back, back, back from the battle line and just railroads us, wears us out until we give up altogether, and believe the thief’s slithering lie, “Sssss..It must not be God’s will…ssssssss.” Now, I am not magnifying the devil here, I am simply saying, we can give up praying too soon and forfeit to that snake in certain battles meant for us to win.

How can God’s very will and promises from His Word NOT be His will?

They can’t. So we pray and don’t give up.

The Lord said to me, “Do not retreat,” I knew by the Spirit that meant, do not stop praying and speaking my Word about it and to it, “Pray through to breakthrough. Forward, forward, forward.” Forward here meaning, “Praying without ceasing, fervently, effectually, sometimes aggressively, speaking His Word, the most powerful weapon, pushing the enemy back, back, back, until we win and take back ALL the land that was stolen.”

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“And nothing of theirs was lacking, either small or great, sons or daughters, spoil or anything which they had taken from them; David recovered ALL,” (1 Samuel 30:13).

I could see that prayer was like attacking the enemy – boom, boom, boom, boom, boom, boom – tearing down strongholds, flattening hindrances and obstacles or empowering us to leap over them, reclaiming land from the enemy until it is ALL ours again. No mercy for the enemy. We pray, we praise, and God fights the battles for us, yes, but we MUST pray. And pray what He says – asking and speaking according to His Word and will.

Forward, forward, forward only. Do not slack in prayer. The Word says, “And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force,” (Matthew 11:12).

Prayer can be violent and must be because we are fighting a wicked enemy who seeks only our demise.

I strongly encourage you to read the book of Joshua as a picture of the will and promises of God which are ours, but that we must battle in prayer oftentimes – CONTINUALLY pushing forward – and stay in faith in order to receive (win).

God said to Joshua and the children of Israel (so God’s will): The land is yours.

But the land He said was theirs was occupied with many enemies. Translation. They had to possess the land (the very will of God) for themselves knowing they’d also defeat their enemies if they trusted in God and took Him for His Word and will.

So must we must possess the land through prayer believing and not doubting, in faith. Actively, not passively. Read Luke 18 about the persistent widow about another example of possessing the Word for ourselves until we see.

Jesus won the war and gave us His Word – God won. So we too can win our battles, but we can lose some battles by forfeiting, by giving up before we see His Word come to pass, and blame God for unanswered prayers when it is that we gave up, maybe rejected His Word/will for ourselves through unbelief before we broke through and fully retook ALL the land the enemy stole, etc. Thus allowing him to occupy it, wreaking havoc like sickness and disease, relationship problems, etc.

Forward, forward, forward until breakthrough.

Thank You, Lord, for Your faithfulness to teach us in all manners of circumstances. Thank You for showing me this to share because You WANT us to be VICTORIOUS in every battle and have equipped us to win by winning for us 2000 years ago. It is finished. We receive by faith, through believing prayer what You already won FOR us. Hallelujah! All glory and honor and praise to You alone.