Count the COST!

Count the Cost!
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Hear these words of Jesus today:
Luke 14: 28 For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?
29 Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him,
30 Saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

In business, in construction, we carefully calculate labor and materials into every project we build, then aggressively fight to bring the project in on time, on budget, consistantly, with no compromise to quality of workmanship. If you do this well, you remain in business, and if you do it really well, you will make a lot of money over the years. This discipline over years, has been good training in life.

In construction, money is the yardstick by which most projects are measured. You do a good job, and you make money. You mess up, you lose money, sometimes a whole lot of money.
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As I transition from construction back to ministry, money has been been glaringly absent from my life and family, yet the things I had to do to build a construction company, the disciplines of life, are still ingrained in my character.

When we started the company, we had no money, no tools, no contracts, simply a dissatisfaction that we were not being paid enough for our skill and abilities, and we proved this to be true. From two men sharing vehicles with our wives, and some basic tools, we worked, sweated, and performed with excellence in the rough and tumble world of the construction and remodel industry. What began as barely making enough to live, became a company that did $900,000 in one year of business employing 23 great people, eight years later.

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Then, came the Word from the Lord, to leave it all, and to preach the gospel. All these years of reading, meditating, praying, working, seeking Jesus, all the study in the Bible colleges, suddenly met Jesus, and He has commanded me to step back into the gospel, with no visible means of support.

Each day, He holds me responsible to do several things: Pray my prayer list, (for you and your family) produce these daily devotions, read through y daily Bible reading plan (http://oneyearbibleonline.com/daily-oyb/?version=51&startmmdd=0101) and to get to the gym and exercise. From the first two myriads of things are occurring, books being written (going to complete #4, today, #5 in the works), speaking engagements, ministry, missions trips, doors open at church, course work at seminary to complete my Masters degree, and accompanying signs, wonders, and miracles!
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Very similar to when we began the construction company, had no money, but a clear confidence that we were of more use to the construction industry as business owners, that mere carpenters. I honestly believe, I have something to contribute to the rebuilding of America, and as a voice to the nations. The deposit of God’s Word, years of reading book, after book, and sermon after sermon, has built something incredibly powerful in me, so like myriads of folks before me, I have set my eyes on the prize, and seek Jesus, with all my heart, as He directs my steps. To those who have never done this, I’m crazy, neglecting my family, foolish in leaving my career, needing balance…To Jesus, I make headlines in heaven, and am having eternal consequence in the earth. How about you? Have you given Him your all? Are you in the center of His perfect will for your life?

‘Let’s Pray:
‘Father, there are some who need to hear my testimony today. May it encourage them to step out in faith, trusting you fully for everything, hearing and obeying your voice, May You help us to seek You first in everything, and read our Bible every day of 2017, in your name I pray Lord Jesus, Amen’

Follow Jesus – And MOVE!

Don’t Look Back, it’s Time to Go!
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1 Peter 4:That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
3 For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries:
4 ¶ Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you:
5 Who shall give account to him that is ready to judge the quick and the dead.
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There comes a point in life, when casual Christianity will not cut it. You have a radical personal encounter with the living God, and everything changes. You see your life in light of eternity.

Before, all that mattered was who was dating who, who had what new smartphone, what movie you gonna go see, what are your plans for the weekend, and living the life!

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Now, you need Jesus, and eternity beckons, and you must fulfill your upward calling, the purpose you were created for.

Your friends do not understand!

4 ¶ Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you:

They think you are odd, eccentric, off, and you become the butt of their jokes, the talk of the derogatory gossip column, and truthfully, it hurts!

You try to talk to them about Jesus, and this love and life you’ve discovered, and generally, they laugh you to scorn.
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And so you leave them, in obedience to Holy Spirit, to begin your own personal faith walk, stepping into what appears to be the loneliest season of your life. All your friends and family reject you, shun you, or at best misunderstand you, but there is glory in this walk, and you know it!

Hebrews 11: 24 By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter;
25 Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;
26 Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompence of the reward.

You are not alone! There is an eternal people in the earth, just like you, full of love, life, joy, and a radical passion to please our heavenly Father.

Serving Jesus does not need to be life in a monastery, but is designed to be full of love for people, people you have never met yet, people to whom you are the only hope they have. There is always a people at the other side of our obedience. Step out, obey God, and Go!
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Let me pray for you:
‘Father, I thank you for my friend, that has just taken courageous steps to follow you. Comfort them, encourage them, for every friend they leave behind, give them ten new ones, for every family member, 100 times brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers, and inlaws according to Mark 10:29. Give them supernatural peace to obey you, and special faith to be able to believe for those left behind, to make heaven, and accept salvation through you Jesus. Thank you that you love them, and we, the Body of Christ love them, in Jesus name, Amen”

Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus!

He is the WayMaker!
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John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

Is 45:2 I will go before thee, and make the crooked places straight: I will break in pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sunder the bars of iron:
3 And I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the LORD, which call thee by thy name, am the God of Israel.
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We serve a living God!

Jesus is not only the only way to the Father, He is the waymaker in our lives!

If you are up against an impossible situation, know that He is alive, active, and in love with you!

I heard a minister say:

2 Cor 1:20 For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.

The promises of God are yes. When God gave them, He backed them up with an oath, and His character. He is holy. He cannot lie. If He said it, He must do it, for His name is at state.

Amen, is our part, where we show that we believe by what we say. The word ‘Amen’ means, ‘so be it!’.

So, 2Co 4:13 We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak;
We face a problem, and we go to God with one of His promises.

God answers in power, and delivers us.
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This brings Him glory, as the rest of the verse says: ‘unto the glory of God by us.!’
We bring Him glory, how? When we believe a specific promise from His Word, act upon it, and see His power displayed!

Well, I want to bring Him glory today!

I choose to believe that my Shepherd, King Jesus, is going before me today. Making a way, where there seems to be no way. Rivers in the desert, pathways through the seas of my difficulties, not some day, but this day! For He is not the God of I was (the past), nor the God of I will be (the future) but His name is I AM, my ever present help in this time of my need, and yours.

Ps 68:19 Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.

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Bless the Lord O my soul, for today, this day, God almighty is visiting my house, and loading me, with benefits. How about you?

Some of you have lost your way. Like Peter walking on the water, all you see is the wind and the waves, the storms and trials of life.

Yet there is one high and lifted up, who walks above the wind and the waves, and we need to turn our eyes unto HIM!

The temptation, the trial, is real, but His Word and Power are available to change it. It is not the end of the road, there is a way, a way of escape!

1 Cor 10: 13

For no temptation (no trial regarded as enticing to sin), [no matter how it comes or where it leads] has overtaken you and laid hold on you that is not common to man [that is, no temptation or trial has come to you that is beyond human resistance and that is not adjusted and adapted and belonging to human experience, and such as man can bear]. But God is faithful [to His Word and to His compassionate nature], and He [can be trusted] not to let you be tempted and tried and assayed beyond your ability and strength of resistance and power to endure, but with the temptation He will [always] also provide the way out (the means of escape to a landing place), that you may be capable and strong and powerful to bear up under it patiently.
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Jesus is the way, and the waymaker – turn your eyes and heart to Him, and HE WILL DELIVER YOU!

Lets Pray:
‘Father, I believe that Jesus is alive in my life, and that He is my Shepherd, and He is Lord! Today, I see You going before me, and making the crooked places straight: You will break in pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sunder the bars of iron:
3 Thank You Father, that you give me today, the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that again I might know that You, the LORD, which call thee by thy name, am the God of Israel.
I believe that You will load me with benefits today, simply because I believe in You Lord Jesus, for Your name is I AM, my ever-present help in time of need! Thank you again for performing Your Word, and making a way, where there seemed to be no way. AMEN!’

The Ministry of Presence – Be There…

The ministry of presence
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Job 2:13 So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spake a word unto him: for they saw that his grief was very great.

There is much to be said about Job, and how Satan brought destruction and disease to his life. How his fear opened the door, how in his affliction, he stood, as in the day of his prosperity, alone, and without compare in the earth.

Notice here Jobs comforters. Much has been said, about how wrong they were in their evaluation of the reasons for Job’s distress, but in this passage, they did right. They saw the destruction that had occurred in Job’s life, and they did what very few seemed to have learned these days: they did not speak! They simply sat with him, their presence attempting to bring some solace to a grief torn soul.
Some years ago, I was called to minister to a woman, who’s mother had died, and who had been very traumatized by a series of horrible events in her life. There was so much I wanted to say, as my wife and I would visit her, but Holy Spirit would put a zip on my lip, and I would simply, quietly sit with her.

Even that appeared too much for her, so I would lift her up in fervent prayer, crying out for God to do what no man could do, heal her, give her hope and an future. One day when I was praying, I saw a picture of her, and it seemed that all of her skin had been burnt away. I was reminded of a medical procedure I had heard of for victims of third degree burns, where the victim was immersed in some sort of fluid, while the skin grew back. That any touch to the person before that, caused them excruciating pain.

In the picture the Lord showed me that as I prayed, this woman was being immersed in the Holy Spirit, and His comfort was the healing she needed.
I did not see her for a couple of years, but when I did, I was amazed! She had married, and was the very joyful mother of two beautiful children! Truly God had turned her mourning into joy!

Sometimes, all we can do after tragedy, is simply be there, then quietly pray for the afflicted, from a distance. God’s love and healing, go deeper than anyone’s deepest pain. Jesus is Lord!

I read an article about Job’s wife that was thought provoking, extolling the virtues of Job’s wife.

The Scripture is unclear what happened to Job’s wife at the end of the story, but this author quoted believes she lived through Job’s trial (personally, I am not so sure). Here’s what they said:

“While we weep with Job, we miss the faithful, steady presence of his wife. She put aside her own grief to stay care for her husband. Imagine the exhausting drain, caring for a suffering soul like Job. Imagine the loud howls of agony, hour after hour, day after day. Imagine the one you love walking the thin line of sanity, suffering excruciating, debilitating pain.

Job’s wife continued this mission of mercy without the resources of a helpful support network, without any financial resources, without relief. Their children were gone, their friends and family scattered, her God seemingly absent.”

http://www.todayschristianwoman.com/articles/2011/may/mostmisunderstood.html

In any case, there is a love and comfort from Holy Spirit available in our deepest trial, a peace that passes all understanding, a love that endures, faithfully to the end, stronger than death…

Let’s Pray:
‘Father, I come to you now, asking that you use my life, in loving your people. In situations of extreme horror, may I remain and instrument of peace and prayer, even when words cannot be spoken to the person yet, in your name I pray Lord Jesus, Amen’

Satan Knows Scripture too…

As I again read these passages, I am reminded that satan knows Scripture too…

During the temptation of Jesus in the wilderness we read of the conversation between satan and Jesus:

Matt 4:6 And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.
Mt 4:7 Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

Notice here, that Satan tempted Jesus with the Scripture, probably with one of the very verses He was praying and basing His faith upon.

Yet, Jesus knew the voice of the Holy Spirit, and did not yield.

Ever been in that place where God tells you something, and Satan brings Scripture after Scripture to confront, confuse, and sway you from the specific thing you know God told you to do?

Stand upon His Word to you, and His voice. He will comfort, strengthen and sustain you, NO COMPROMISE!

Ps 105: 17 He sent a man before them, even Joseph, who was sold for a servant:
18 whose feet they hurt with fetters: he was laid in iron: 19 until the time that his word came: the word of the Lord tried him.
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The very word spoken to your heart is being tested, and so are you. You must prevail over the doubts, rationalizations, ungodly counsel, and even the Scriptures misquoted to your mind and heart by satan himself, to prevail and see His promise performed.

Let’s Pray:

‘Father, I humble myself again before Your mighty hand, asking again, for grace to fulfill that which you promised, without compromise. Jesus, I need You. Amen’

 

Decision Time!

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Ezekial 20: 11 And I gave them my statutes, and shewed them my judgments, which if a man do, he shall even live in them.

Statutes: written edicts, laws.

Judgments: Decisions

God has given us His written edicts, His laws, and if we walk with Him, He will show us how He decides, judges, rules among men. As we do what HE says, we find our entire life alive in His promises! He is Love, Life, and life to the full!
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Let’s pray: ‘Father, I receive your statutes, and ask that you show me the way that you think, and make decisions among men. I want to do your will, and find my life in you, and in you precious Jesus, Amen.”

Tested and Tried!

Trial or Test?

Ps 105:17 He sent a man, Joseph, before them who was sold as a servant. 18 They hurt his feet with chains. He was put in irons, 19 until what he had said would happen came to pass. The Word of the Lord tested him.

Satan will bring persecution and afflictions to our lives, for the Words sake.
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Mark 4: 16 And these are they likewise which are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;
17 And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word’s sake, immediately they are offended.

Hebrews 10:32 King James Version (KJV)
32 But call to remembrance the former days, in which, after ye were illuminated, ye endured a great fight of afflictions;

Yet, what satan brings as a trial, can become a test of God, if we refuse to waver in what we believe.

James 1:12 

Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.

You know God has spoken to you!

James 1:2

Trials and Temptations ] Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,

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Refuse to bow to the pressure, until the appointed time of our Father, and you will see exactly what you have believed, come to pass.

You want power with God?

He will reveal His power in your fiery stand of faith.
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Stand!

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Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.

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God did not say it was easy, but it is possible!

1 Peter 4:13 But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.

1 Peter 4:14

If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.

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Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.

Not popular preaching anymore, but truth nonetheless…

Let’s Pray:

‘Father, I believe that you have made a way for me, where there appears to be no way today. I refuse to bow to the pressure, persecution, or false accusation, until that which You have spoken to me, comes to pass. I thank you for it Lord Jesus, Amen’

Obey God Not Man…

Don’t let religion limit you…
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When you are walking by specific revelation, religious people can only respond by the letter of the law.

Brutal folks.
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Forgive them, for they know not what they are doing…unless God opens their eyes, they are blind leaders of the blind. Refuse to be intimidated, controlled, or offended by them. Love them and pray for them. You wouldn’t hurt a person blind in the natural, would you? No, we are children of a loving heavenly Father, called to love this generation to life!
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Love never fails, so LOVE LOUD TODAY!

 

Let’s Pray:

‘Father, may I fully obey You and walk my individual straight and narrow walk before You, loving and living victoriously in this generation. For those who would try and stop me, who persecute me, who misunderstand what You have created me to fulfill, forgive them, and move them out of the way of what I must do. Protect me from pride, offense, or attitudes and words that would sow discord among Your people, in Your name I pray Lord Jesus, Amen.’

The Free Will of Man – Divine Healing

The free will of man – The Divine Order of Healing
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Jas 5:11 Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.

This verse teaches us that we have heard of the patience of Job. It seems implied, that we are supposed to learn from Job’s trial, and have patience, as God is manifesting our miracle.

That is why Holy Spirit could say to us through His instrument James: Jas 1:2 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;

Why? v3 Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. 4 But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

See this, the trial will work patience in you, but if you do not give up, you will end up perfected, whole, and in need of nothing!

Consider Job dear friend, if you are in the trial of your faith. Laugh at the devil, cry if you must, but do not give up!

Why?

Job 42:10 And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.

Isa 61:7 For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be unto them.

He will turn your captivity into triumph, and test into a testimony, and will give you double for your trouble, if you do not give up!

Having done all, STAND!
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You are not alone, because God loves you, and so do I, and I am standing with you, praying for you every day. You’re gonna make it!

James 5: 13 Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.
14 Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:
15 And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.

I remember up in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, over ten years ago that I kept bumping into a man I had known for some time before I went to Bible school. He had heard I was pastoring, and each time he would see me, he would ask me for prayer, swore he would see me at church that Sunday. Well, I would pray for him, he would begin to weep as the power of God ministered to him, and that would be the last I would see of him, he would never darken the door of my church. Well this little dance with deception went on for several years, and after a couple of years I pleaded with him not to lie, and say he would be at church, just receive from God, and say, ‘I’ll be there when I get there,” We laughed, and I was able to lead him in the baptism of the Holy Spirit, and he wonderfully received his prayer language. https://chrisaomministries.wordpress.com/2016/03/05/is-tongues-initial-evidence-of-the-holy-spirit-baptism/
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Yet, I would keep bumping into him from time to time, and he was not living right at all. It appeared he was living immorally, and into some sort of drugs. As the years went on, I was becoming more and more frustrated with this man, because he still swore, every time he saw me, that he loved Jesus, and would, ‘see you in church on Sunday.’ It was obvious at that point that he had no intention of ever attending church, this was simply a game he played in his own mind, to deal with ministers.

Well, I never stopped loving him, and would pray for him when his name would come to mind, but I did not chase him. The Bible says for pastors, 1Pe 5:2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;

If they are not among you, it is kind of hard to lead and feed them. Sure, you leave the 99 from time to time to go rescue a sheep, but they first of all need to become a sheep.

Anyway, tragedy eventually struck this young man, and he was afflicted with a brain aneurism, and ended up in the hospital on life support, in a coma.
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I was asked to pray for him, and I did, and miraculously, I am told, that night he came out of the coma, but was paralyzed on the right side of his body, from his face muscles, all the way down to his toes on one side.

He called a member of my church, and asked me to come to the hospital, and something rose up inside of me, that turned out to be the boldness of God, because if you know me, I am not that way, I am very loving and merciful.

I was preparing for our Saturday night service, and I received the call from this church member, saying they had just spoken to the man, and he had asked the church member to call me, requesting I come to the hospital.

Roughly, I said, “If he can call you, he can call me. He has been playing with God now for years, the Bible says: ‘If anyone is sick among you, let them call for the elders of the church. He has my cell phone number, and you call again to make sure he has it, and if he calls, I will come, otherwise, I have church service to prepare for.”

My wife, who knows me kind of raised her eyebrows, and I did not want to walk out of love with the man, but it turns out that this response was of the Holy Spirit.

Next morning, at our Sunday morning service, it was snowing. Remember driving the 20 miles in a snowstorm to the community center we met in, tired, and trusting the Lord to simply make it there.

Well, just as service was about to begin, an ambulence pulled up to the community center, with lights on, and I asked someone to go out and see what was happening. Amazingly enough, it was this man!

He had begged the hospital to get him to my church, and hurriedly we grabbed snow shovels so that we could shovel the wheelchair ramp into the building, so that they could wheel this man in on a stretcher.

Well, we got Him situated, just as praise and worship was starting, so I decided to worship the Lord, to see how He would have me minister to this man.

My sermon that morning was on marriage, which had nothing to do with healing I thought, but during worship, I felt to preach my message, and then minister to the man, at the end.

Turns out, I heard God wonderfully, because at the end, we wheeled this man to the front so that I could pray for him.

I looked at him, and said, in the authority of the Holy Spirit, ‘Do you want to be healed?’
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He began to weep, and explain how he was scared because he almost died and could not move the right side of his body. I began to laugh, and people thought I was nuts, but I knew what God was about to do. I looked him in the eyes, and called his name and said, _____ do you want to be healed?

He looked back at me with a glimmer of hope through the tears, and nodded yes.

Immediately I laid my hands upon him, and commanded paralysis to leave his body, for his body to be healed. Then I commanded him, ‘do something that you couldn’t do before’ He was sobbing uncontrollably, and blubbering, explaining how he couldn’t even lift his right hand, when he looked, and had already lifted it! This made him cry louder, and I said, ‘write your name!’ He was still blubbering and explaining how he couldn’t close his hand, so I grabbed a pen from someone in the front row, and a piece of paper from my notes, and commanded him, WRITE!. Before he could say, ‘I can’t again’ he looked, and had written his name!
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Everyone was shouting and rejoicing at that point.

The ambulance guy had to go, so they wheeled him out again, and loaded him into the ambulance, and off he went.

Following week, he arrived in a wheelchair, doing much better, but his face was still frozen on the one side. We prayed again, and it unlocked.

Why pray again? Hey, Jesus prayed for the blind man twice (Mark 8:24), and I don’t pretend to be that good!

Following week he came on a walker, week after that, a cane, which he carried for another year, until he decided to let go of a certain area of his life.

Why did I take so long to type up this testimony, of all the wonderful miracles I have seen over the years. Because I felt strongly to minister on what caused this whole chain of grace to occur:

HE called for the elders of the church.
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If more people around the world would simply do these three things, we would have much less need for doctors and hospitals I am sure.

1. If any person is afflicted with sickness or any other calamity, PRAY! Make Jesus Lord of your body, and make Him your first response when trouble comes.
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2. I believe that if a person is not immediately healed, they should call a friend or family member, and have them pray with them. Mt 18:19 Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.
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3. If immediate relief is not received, then let the sick person call for the elders of the church, and the prayer of faith, will save the sick. Notice here that even if a person has sinned against God, and it is clear that their sin caused the sickness, v 15 and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
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This is the order of healing for Christians, through the church. Yet, there is clearly a place of doctors and medicine too. A doctor may well be an elder in the church, or may be gifted and authentically called of God into a healing ministry of natural means.
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God loves us, and wants us well. Pray first, call a friend, call the elders, then call the doctor, is the order of operation of this verse.

I believe all of this can happen in a short period of time, and would save much time and money from doctors, hospitals, medical insurance, etc. If you need these things, please use them, and be healed, however you need to receive it! God loves you, and wants you well, and so do I.
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If you are sick, please allow me to pray for you now, there is no time and distance in prayer, and God loves you, and so do I:

‘Father, I come to you right now, on behalf of my friend reading this. I take my place, in the ministry office and anointing you have placed upon my life, on their behalf. By faith, I command healing to come to them, now! In the name and authority of Jesus. If there be any evil spirits afflicting them, I command these to go, now! I thank you Father, for signs, wonders, and miracles in their life, as they continue to obey you, Amen’

If you want to listen instead of read, I took the time to upload a couple of the healing tapes I produced for hospital visitation after my 40 day fast. They are embedded in this link: https://chrisaomministries.wordpress.com/2014/10/30/be-healed-jesus-wants-you-strong/

PS: Go ahead and send this around the world, cut,paste, email it, Share it on Facebook and Twitter, but I know in my heart, there were miracles and healings released when I prayed. Inbox me with testimonies!

Weary in Well Doing

Weary in well doing?

Ps 30: 7 LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled.
8 I cried to thee, O LORD; and unto the LORD I made supplication.
9 What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?
10 Hear, O LORD, and have mercy upon me: LORD, be thou my helper.
11 Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;
12 To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.

Here we see the same thing as happened to king David in Ps 6.

2 Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak: O LORD, heal me; for my bones are vexed.
3 My soul is also sore vexed: but thou, O LORD, how long?
4 Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies’ sake.
5 For in death there is no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks?
6 I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears.
7 Mine eye is consumed because of grief; it waxeth old because of all mine enemies.
8 ¶ Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity; for the LORD hath heard the voice of my weeping.
9 The LORD hath heard my supplication; the LORD will receive my prayer.
10 Let all mine enemies be ashamed and sore vexed: let them return and be ashamed suddenly.

See it? David goes to God in brokeness and humility, with no where else to go. He tells God his problems, and in the midst of his prayer, Holy Spirit shows up, strengthens his heart, and he goes from defeated to more than a conquerer, knowing the Creator of the Universe has heard, acted, delivered, and is on His side!

This is the heart of any true warrior of the cross. Giving everything we have to God, in service, war, prayer, and finding ourselves often, poured out, cored out, humbled, at His feet, with no where else to go…

There is no where else we need to go!

God is Allmighty and when He speaks, He acts, and His power is displayed, and our warriorhood is echoed from heaven. God Himself comes to our aid, to deliver, establish, and promote us.

So Where are you at today?

In that dark morass, that swampy wasteland, of muck, mire, and lack of direction? Giants surrounding you of despair, debt, darkness, and defeat?

Good! Humble yourself before the Lord, in brokenness, tears, and anguish of soul if you need to, and HE will meet you there, and suddenly, there will be a flash of light, the brilliance of His glory, and you are delivered, risen up in violent faith, knowing you have been heard, answered, and suddenly you are chasing your enemies, instead of them stalking you.

This is the victory, that overcomes this world, even our faith!

Let’s Pray:
‘Father I stand with my brother or sister who is so weary in well doing today. I stand for their deliverance, and trust you to meet with them in power and passion today. May the host of heaven smash through their darkness, despair, debt, depression, and explode with the light of your glory, in your name I pray Lord Jesus! Amen”

Chris Karen Walsh's photo.
Chris Karen Walsh's photo.
Chris Karen Walsh's photo.
Chris Karen Walsh's photo.