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Signs, Wonders and Miracles Magazine Winter 2008

Contents Features


16. Do You Have Low Self Esteem? R U Loo king 4 Peace In Your Life? TOP SECRET SOLDIER OF GOD: THE INTERVIEW

Testimonies 7. MY KNEE IS HEALED! by Alan Cornelius 8. Amazing Grace A Testimonial of how God’s Grace is Sufficient by Pastor McCray 20. God Protected Me From Danger! by Sally Roof 23. I Wanted To Die, But God Saved Me! by M.G. Child 26. God Took The Tumor Away! by Tamara Cornelius

Help Me! 5. HELP HOTLINE DIRECTORY 15. How Can I Be Sure That God Forgave Me? by Tamara Cornelius 22. 10 Ways To Cure Depression! by Tamara Cornelius

In Every Issue 5. HELP HOTLINE DIRECTORY 10. GET YOUR FREE GIFT TODAY! by Tamara Cornelius 15. Meditate On The Word Of God: scriptures taken from the KJV 10. I’M SAVED! NOW WHAT DO I DO? by Tamara Cornelius 11. 7 Steps To Help You Get Closer To God by Tamara Cornelius 29. Business Card & Website Directory 27. Church Directory 28. Things To Do-Emergency List

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MY KNEE IS HEALED! By Alan Cornelius

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a very gentle touch around my knee area that lasted 5 to 10 seconds and then the feeling lifted off of me just as I had began to pray in the spirit. Immediately I began pushing on the inside of my knee where there had been so much sharp pain, but it was gone! I have been fine every since then. So now I have been playing sports again! I now can play basketball, baseball, and I also run now, and steps are no longer a problem.

Alan Cornelius and his nephew P.J. Gaskins

I was having a lot of problems with my right

knee for several months. I would even be in pain when I would just sit around, or even while I was in bed. I walked with a distinct limp and I couldn’t even attempt to play any sports. I had been considering going to a doctor because a co-worker recently had surgery for similar symptoms that I was having. In June 2006 me and my wife were at church and my wife went up for the prayer line. As she returned, a member from our church stopped my wife to tell her that God had informed her that my wife had been praying for family. My wife confirmed to this and returned to her seat. A few minutes later, our Pastor came over and sat on the pew behind us, put his arms around both of us, and after a short conversation, Pastor Diamond began to pray. Suddenly I felt

Alan playing basketball after his healing from God with his brother-in-law Victor Straughter, nephews Cameron, and P.J. and niece Bianca, and cousin Wes Cole.

I can play with my nieces & nephews and continue to enjoy life as GOD has intended!

It is important to note that my pastor was totally unaware of my knee condition. He said afterwards that as he was walking down the isle he felt God telling him to come over and pray with us. I thank God that hedid!

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Amazing Grace A Testimonial of how God’s Grace is Sufficient

6 months later there was no sign of the Hepatitis and after they took my last liver sample the doctors told me it was like my liver regenerated itself it look healthy.

By Pastor Katrina McCray

From The Heart Ministries in Col. OH

Over 200 years ago a man by the name of John Newton pens the lyrics to the most powerful song ever written, “Amazing Grace”. This song is sung in churches all over the world, and it is one of the most beloved gospel hymns of all times. I still to this day get a feeling of over whelming love every time I hear it sung or played. It is the only song where people begin to praise God at its sound, because it brings to mind how amazing God’s grace is. In 1988 I got a first hand look at this amazing grace when I was diagnose with having a blood disorder called ITP a blood disorder that causes fatigue, low blood platelets, some time severe bleeding and bruising and because they could not get my platelet level up high enough I was consider being in a life or death situation. I suffer with this condition in an out of the Hospital until the birth of my son Garrett Christopher it was a hard time in my life I had this condition onop t of being high risk in my pregnancy it took a toll on me and my unborn child, for Garrett went to be with the Lord at one month old. If it hadn’t been for the Lord, I don’t know if I would of made it through this time in my life. Then shortly after the death of my son, I was diagnose with having Hepatitis C or Chronic active Hepatitis which I got through having to have some blood transfusion because of my low platelet count. The doctors said my liver was damage and that cirrhosis of the liver had set in. I did not receive that diagnose because I knew if God healed me once he surly could do it again so I prayed and asked God to heal me, and

I know it was God’s amazing grace that healed me. In 2004 I went in the hospital to have surgery and had some very serious complications that they thought I was not going to make it. But do you not know when the enemy comes in like a flood; God will raise the standard for that is what he done for me through his amazing grace. I stayed in the hospital for about three days when it was suppose to be at least a two week stay. I will never forget that on Easter Sunday morning about 6:00 o’clock I was awaken by a small still voice that said, “This illness is not unto death”. Then I open my eyes to see my surgery tube slide gently out of my nose and the IV’s in my arms came out like somebody gently pulled them out and as you can guess I had a hard time in getting the nurses and doctors to believe that I didn’t pulled them out myself. If it had not of had of been for my two sisters who was there at the hospital with me around the clock and gave the same testimony for they had awaken at that time to see what happen it was like there was two angels in the room standing on both sides of my bed and they remove the IV’s and the tubing and then I heard a voice say, “you shall live and not die.” Two days later after having my surgery the doctors examine me and said I had miraculously started healing where I had been cut at and I had no more fever my blood pressure was fine and they discharge me to go home, nobody had to tell me that it was not God’s amazing grace. God spare my life again and now today I’m healed blessed and pastoring From The Heart Ministries Church OF God, where we are in service for the Masters use. No matter what you are going through, whether it would be sickness, disease, death and circumstances, God’s amazing grace is sufficient

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enough to see you through for I am a witness to what God can do if you only believe.

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A Note From The Editor Hello to all of my sisters and brothers in Christ Jesus. I want to give God all the praise and thanksgiving for sending His only begotten Son Jesus, who died for the sins of the world! I thank God for allowing me to do this magazine. The reason why this magazine needed to be out there, is because there is a need for answers to peoples questions about God. There is a need for people to know the truth about who God, our real father is! There is a need for people to know who can heal all disease, and all sickness! There is a need for people of all race and all nations to know who died for the sins of the world!

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him I will trust. Thou shalt not be afraid of the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day; nor for the Pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction ( 1 Tim. 2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; ) that wasteth a noonday. There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plagu e The name above all names! Who else is there who can be a sacrifice for all come nigh thy dwelling. For he shall give his angels chargeof mankind? No other name! Jesus is a healer! Jesus is a deliver! No matter what you are going through, Jesus will be there to see you over thee, to keep through all things! Thee in all thy ways. ( Him hath God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Psalm 91: 1-2,5-6,10-11 Rev. Katrina K. McCray, Pastor From The Heart Ministries Church Of God _______________________________________________

Try God! Malachi 3:10 (KJV) Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it. Psalm 34:8 (KJV) O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. Matthew 6:33 (KJV) But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.


Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins. Acts 5:31 )

In 2006, God healed me of a tumor that the doctors believed was cancerous. God is the only reason that I am still here. I promised God my life, and I surrendered every detail of my life for Him. I believe that people need to tell the world about the miracles that are still happening this day! There are so many people that do not know that God is doing miracles, because there is not an outlet for the world to know how GOOD GOD IS! Therefore this magazine is a free quarterly magazine to the public, this way not only church folk will know, but people of different religions, nations, and backgrounds will know that JESUS is the only one who died for all mankind! 3 days later God raised Jesus from the dead, and he now sits at his fathers right hand in heaven! ( Acts 7:55 -56 But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the ri ght hand of God, And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God.) ( Hebrews 1 0:12 But this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of God; ) One day Jesus will return and the time is soon! it is time to share with everyone to good news and to show how God loves us so much that He sent His only Begotten Son to be the sacrifice for you and me, this way we can spend eternity with Him when we leave this earthly body! (Heb. 9:27 And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment) I hope you enjoy this magazine and please fill free to share the miracles that God has done in your life with us! We will try our best to put your testimony in one of our future issues, but we cannot promise that every miracle will be placed in this magazine due to the amount of people who are sending their testimonies to us. Due to the seriousness of this magazine, we may ask fo r doctors statements, or even witnesses from your events before placing your article in our magazine. May God bless you and keep you in His perfect peace. In gods service, Tamara Cornelius Please feel free to write us, or send your testimony or a comments to: Signs, Wonders and Miracles Magazine P.O. Box 24771 Columbus, Ohio 43224

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GET YOUR FREE GIFT TODAY! by Tamara Cornelius

You cannot get to Heaven by good works, the Bible teaches us that this is a free gift to all of us who accept God's

only Son Jesus! Romans 6:23 "For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." Please accept your free gift today. Please don’t wait until it's too late. If Jesus came back at this very moment, would He take you with Him? If you were to die today, where would your soul go? If you never had a relationship with God, what are you waiting for? He has been waiting for you. If you don’t know how to talk to God, here is a short prayer that can help you: Dear Father God, I am a sinner and I need your help, please forgive me! I do believe that you sent your only Son Jesus here to die for my sins. I believe in my heart that you raised Jesus from the dead and he sits at your right hand in heaven. I accept Jesus as my Lord and Savior. God I surrender my whole life to you. Please help me to change my bad habits, because I cannot change on my own. I need your Holy Spirit to help me to be what you have called me to be. I believe I am forgiven, and I believe that I am born again. Thank you for loving me. In Jesus’ name, Amen. If you mean this prayer from your heart, you are indeed achild of the Most High God! We all have a mission from God. We all have a reason for being on this earth that God created. God wont force you but He is waiting for you to wake up and do what He has called you by name to do. God wants to use you for the purpose that He designed you for!

---------------------I’M SAVED! NOW WHAT DO I DO? By Tamara Cornelius

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! -----------------------

You have just made the most important decision of your life! The Bible says in Romans 8:14-17 "For as many as are

led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint -heirs with Christ;". Now that you are starting your new life with Jesus, spend time getting to know Him.Walk and talk with Him as you would your best friend. Ask Him for help, He is just one prayer away. You are a child of the Most High God! There is nothing that He wouldn’t do for you. (Hopefully the nextfew pages will steer you in the right direction, so keep reading.)

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7 Steps To Help You Get Closer To God 1. Spend Time With God

Spend time every day in prayer, worship, and praise to God, and

thank Him for all things. Eph. 6:18 "Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit,.." Talk to God likeyou would talk to your earthly father.

2. Read your Bible every day

Satan's mad that you wont be with him in Hell,so keep on guard!

The Bible is your sword! Ephesians 6:10-17 "Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:..."

3. Find a Bible Believing Church 1

John 5:9-15 If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which he hath testified of his Son. He that believeth on the Son of God hath the

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witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son. And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He that hath the Son hath life; nd a he that hath not the Son of God hath not life. These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God. And this is the confidencethat we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.

4. Get Baptized

Jesus Himself said in Matthew 28:19Go ye therefore, and teach

all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: also Mark 16:16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.

5. Find Christian Friends

Just pray to God, ask Him to send you the right Christian friends. I personally didn't have Christian friends for YEA RS! Don't struggle like I did, trying to hold on to friends that don’t want to change. I almost went to jail just for hanging with the wrong crowd after I gave my life to God. Finally I had to be without friends for awhile, before meeting Christian friendsthat God wanted me to be around. Watch out for the people that are not trying to be Christ like. There are a lot of people who don't want to change. Just pray to God. Matthew 21:22 And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall rec eive.

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6. Surrender To God's Purpose

For Your Life

Ask God what He wants from you, then

SURRENDER! (You will be happy you did!) God loves you more than you know. He wants to show you the great and wonderful plans He has for your life. "Romans 8:28-30 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren. Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified."

7. Have Faith & Trust God

He Doesn't Lie!

Deuteronomy 7:9 Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations; also read scriptures in Ephesians 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Hebrews 10:23 Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised;) Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Numbers 23:19

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God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or ha th he spoken, and shall he not make it good?(God is no liar!) God will even fight your battles for you if you let Him. God has done it for me and He will do it for you! You only need to follow God, don’t get in front of Him. Ask God to help you to obey His commands. He won’t force you. ( Now why didn't anyone tell me this earlier?) Romans 8:31-34 says: "What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us? He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shallhe not with him also freely give us all things? Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect? It is God that justifieth. Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us." Now that you know who you really are, lift your head up! God loves you more than you know. He wants to show you the great and wonderful plans He has for your life. God has been waiting for you for a long time!

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HOW CAN I BE SURE THAT GOD FORGAVE ME? Some people don't think that God can forgive them. Please don't believe that lie from Satan! God is a

forgiving God. Just remember that we all fall short. No one is perfect. We are called to be different from the world, and we are to walk in the likeness of Jesus. It does take time to see our ways become the way God wants us to be. This is a process, but everyone has a past. Jesus died so you can be forgiven of your past, so don’t let anyone lie to you. Here are some scriptures to help you understand that you are forgiven:

Meditate On The Word Of God:

scriptures taken from the KJV

John 3:17-18 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He th at believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name o f the only begotten Son of God. 1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. Romans 10:9-13 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised h im from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is mad e unto salvation. For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. Matthew 21:25-26 And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses. Hebrews 10:17 And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more. 1 John 5:9-15 If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which he hath test ified of his Son. He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son. And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life. These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God. And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.

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SWM: The question that most people want to know, is what is your real name? Top Secret: I am not permitted to say. Please forgive me, but the whole purpose of this mission is to keep the focus on God and His only begotten Son Jesus the Christ. In Matthew 16:24 “Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.” Also in John 3:30 “He must increase, but I must decrease.” SWM: We wondered why you were not singing in the “Don’t Lose Hope” music video. Top Secret: God sent Carrion to bless us with the first music video. Things will be a little different when it comes to concerts and videos. The music videos deal with real life situations, things that a lot of people struggle with. God wants to do a healing, therefore God wants me as a recording artist, to step back and watch Him work in peoples lives.

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Actor “Solo Thomas” and producer “Joe Carrion” from Carrion Productions on the set, shooting the Top Secret Soldier Of God music video “Don’t Lose Hope” is about real life problems, that shows that God can turn around any situation.

SWM: Can you tell us about what the new CD is like? Top Secret: Sure, the debut “Top Secret Soldier of God” CD has songs of thanksgiving, praise and worship to God. Also songs of power, deliverance and hope. My producer Tamara Cornelius gives an alter call on the CD during the song “Come To Me”. Also there is a prayer for the listeners that God wanted to have at the end of the CD. We have a special guest “Lady Xtreme” on the song “Soldier”, which Chris Poorer created the beat, then music by Tamara C. & Keith Reed. Also other great producers added to the CD: Rusty, B-Dub & Ron Mayo. By the way, Lady Xtreme will be out with her CD real soon. SWM: Can you tell us who influences you? What made you want to sing? Top Secret: Honestly it was and is God who makes me want to sing. Every since God has saved me through His one and only Son Jesus, I surrendered my life to Him. I would have never thought that God would have me signed to a record deal, or even consider me a vessel to sing His praises. I was too shy and had low self esteem to even sing on a CD. When God told me to do

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this project, I was honored, and at the same time scared. SWM: Scared, why were you scared? What or who made you have low self esteem? Top Secret: I had grown up with low self esteem problems. I hated myself for years. I always wondered why God put me in this world, because I didn’t want to be here. I wanted to die, I was so depressed to the point that I would drown my sorrows with everything I could think of to keep me from reality. I’ve done a lot of crying. There was a huge void in my life and I couldn’t fill it. I never knew that God would fill the void for me but He did! Now I have joy and peace that only God can give. I didn’t think that God could ever change my life or even use me for that matter. I told God that I couldn’t do it! God had me read about people that He used in the past who had low self esteem. They didn’t think that God could use them either. Wow! What if they were disobedient? God wanted to show that He could use anyone He wants to use. SWM: Who were some of the people in the Bible that dealt with low self esteem? Saul the first king of Israel had low self esteem! Also In Jeremiah 1:4-5 “Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee…” Jeremiah told God what I tried to say to God in order to get out of doing what He told me to do.

In verse 6-9 Jeremiah said: “Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child. But the LORD said unto me, Say not, I am a child: for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak. Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the LORD. Then the LORD put forth his hand, and

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touched my mouth. And the LORD said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth. Also in Exodus 4:10-11 “And Moses said unto the LORD, O my LORD, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.” “And the LORD said unto him, Who hath made man's mouth?…” SWM: After reading scriptures like that, were you still afraid? Yes! I tried to run from what God told me to do, but please believe me that it is better to obey than to be punished for being disobedient! You see, I was afraid because I would hear all of these singers with beautiful voices, like Avalon, Cee Cee Winans, Martha Munizzi, Natalie Grant just to name a few, and they all have voices like angels to me. I didn’t know why God wanted me to do this project because I can’t sing like them, but God allowed me to see that it wasn’t about what my voice sounds like or doesn’t sound like. Everyone God uses is unique, and it is all about Him anyway, it’s about giving God all the glory and all the praise. God let me know that He wanted to be promoted instead of me as a singer being promoted, because it is not about me at all. SWM: What can you tell people that have low self esteem, but they really have a heart to sing for God? Top Secret: I want to let them know that they shouldn’t worry about what people say. If God wants you to sing, then you sing unto the glory of the Lord! You are not singing for a talent show, you are not here to sing to please man or to be famous, but you’re here to make God famous, and to praise and worship Him! First of all, in everything you do seek God for His will for your life. Pray and He will answer you to let you know what He wants from you, because everyone here has a purpose.

SWM: These days, people are seeking

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for other peoples approval instead of approval from God. What do you have to say to those who are singing? What is the purposeof music? Top Secret: Music was created by God and for God. God didn’t intend for people to use music to glorify self. God wants His people to come back to Him. God is upset with people worshipping the entertainers. God does not want people to be worshipped. Also God is upset with the entertainment industry and what it has become. Lucifer was a worshipper for God, but then he wanted all the glory and praise, that is why God kicked Lucifer out of Heaven. Also some angels who were following Lucifer got kicked out of Heaven with him. God wants and deserves all the glory and the praise. If God has given you that voice, His intent was for you to sing praises to Him. We are not here for selfish reasons but for God‘s purpose. Life on earth is too short, and we need to reach people with a message and help them to know God. Also to know His only begotten Son Jesus, who is coming back very soon. Jesus wants us to reach all nations!

SWM: That’s the truth! Before we end this interview, some people want to know where you are from, and also how old you are, can you tell us that? Top Secret: I am not permitted to answer any personal questions, because it leads to other questions that are personal. Again I am sorry but, 2 Corinthians 4:5 says, “For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.” The only personal information that God will allow me to share with world at this time, is that God has delivered me from my past, and He forgave me of all the sins I’ve ever committed. God loves us so much, that He can do what we think is impossible! God is a miracle worker. God is no respecter of persons, what He has done for me He will do for anyone who will only believe that He is. I have seen too much to turn away from Him!

SWM: Please share what you mean by that? What’s your testimony? Top Secret: God has changed my whole life around. I was told that I needed counseling & medication for depression, but the Holy Spirit is my counselor! I haven’t done anything on my own. God holds me, God speaks to me, God heals me, God brings me peace and joy that the world cannot give me. I have never had peace while I was doing what I wanted to do. I would not trade the way God makes me feel for all the money in the world. There is no peace ilke this. No material possession ever gave me this much joy and peace!

SWM: How did you develop a relationship with God? Top Secret: I was a sinner who has done just about all things that God hates, but God still loved me. God sent people to evangelize to me, but I laughed at them and mocked them. God didn’t have to give me another chance but He did. God could have let me die in my sins. I would be burning in hell right now for the awful things I did, but God loved me so much that He finally got my attention. God sent His only Begotten Son Jesus, who died on the cross for my sins, so that way I could be forgiven and spend eternity with Him forever when I leave this earth. People don’t understand what a blessing it is to know that we can have eternal life with no more pain, no more crying, no more hunger or thirst. This is a free gift from God to all who only believe and follow Jesus. It’s not about religion, it’s not about how many good works you do. It’s only about God making a way for us to be with Him, and this way is through His Only Begotten Son Jesus. I humbled myself before God and told God that I was sorry for all the bad things I’ve done. I asked God to forgive me of all my sins. I let Him know that I believed that He sent His only Son Jesus, who died on the cross, then three days later God raised Jesus from the dead and Jesus is now sitting at the right handof

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the Father. I asked God to change me to be more like His Son Jesus, so that He can be proud of me. I let God know that I surrender my whole life to Him. I cannot do anything on my own. I told God to take total control. God is still working on me though. God answers every prayer. God has never failed me or left me. God’s Word is alive and no one can ever tell me that God is not real. I know Him personally, and anyone who wants to have a relationship with God can. He wont force you, but God is waiting to love you and give you the desires of your heart. God is so forgiving. He wants His children to return to Him so He can show them love that they have never even dreamed of. VISIT TOP SECRET AT:



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God Protected Me From Danger! By Sally Roof

Sally Roof with her family.

It was December 13, 1997, and even though I had three children at home I was out drinking and smoking pot every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night and still going to church on some Sundays. On that night when I walked in to my favorite dinking place he was standing there with his blue jeans, long black coat, cowboy hat and most importantly was his beautiful eyes that seemed to pierce through me. We drank, talked, laughed, and I took him home with me because my kids were not home on that night. The next day my kids met him, he took us to pick up our Christmas tree, and decorate it. He even let my daughter comb his hair and put barrettes in it. My kids loved him except my oldest, she immediately hated him, as did my mom, but he was my dream come true, or so I thought. By the time we had been dating six weeks I had grown to fear his every move and I found myself pregnant and

terrified. Being pregnant was a miracle itself ( my uterus had flipped over after the birth of my 3rd child) and the doctor told me I could not have children after an accident. Abortion was NEVER an option for me and I thought that having a child would help our relationship. He beat me, pushed me, put me down, and isolated me from my family that I was missing horribly every day. I continued to stay away for their safety. He threatened to kill my family on a daily basis especially if I thought about seeing them without him. He felt even more contempt for or my brother. Throughout my pregnancy he continued to abuse me, physically and emotionally. Then on August 30 he was pushing me, screaming at me, and I told him I wanted him to leave and stay out of my life forever! He went crazy and said if he couldn’t have me then I could not have the baby and he slammed me down on the bed and had his fist doubled up and was ready to punch me in the stomach when my oldest child came in the room. He stopped and told my daughter that I was crazy and then he left. The next day we had my nephew’s second birthday party. I took my kids and went but I left early because I was feeling tired and weak. I woke up the next morning unable to breathe and my oldest daughter drove me to the hospital. They said I was Ok but I instructed them to call my

doctor, and he had me come to his office across the street. The doctor was waiting and immediately took my blood pressure and checked my protein levels, He said I must go to another town to a better hospital. I have a huge fear of heights and I refused to go on the life flight. The squad would be at least 6-8 hours to get a team together to care for me and the baby if she was born two months premature. We called her dad and he came and drove me an hour and a half away. After about ten hours, lots of needles, oxygen, and meds, I gave birth to a 3lb. 51/2 oz. - 15 3/4in long baby girl. She was born with her daddies eyes. She had one nurse that kept telling me, “God has big plans for this little one.”

Sierra Dawn Dillon

After my little girl was born I came out of ICU into a regular room, my hips were pounding in pain, and I was laying there flipping through the channels on TV, and I stopped on a lady by the name of Joyce Meyer preaching on TV about healings. I stopped, listened, and began to pray with her, praying for the pain I was in. I felt a warm hand start rubbing my hips and I turned my head to thank whoever it was,

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but no one was there to thank. The see him occasionally at the store and I were everywhere, I no longer had to hand of God himself touched me and I would let my daughter know that this watch my back at all times, and I felt was clueless. was her daddy and we would have total freedom. Then my heart ached small conversations with him but the because now there was no chance for threats continued against me and my a relationship to happen between him family. At age 3 my daughter began and our daughter and I knew the pain attending pre-school, I was in college she would have to live with. and my mom babysat for me. My daughter began telling my mother, I had to tell my daughter, her words “My daddy is going to die on a cut through me, “Mommy, I told you, motorcycle.” I finally explained to her you should have taken me to tell him that her daddy did not like about Jesus.” And “I told you he was Sierra and her mother Sally Roof going to die on a motorcycle.” Those The first time I had to leave that motorcycles and that would not words still live with me today. Several precious child in that big town in the happen. She continued to say this for days after his death I awoke at 4:30 hospital so I could go home to visit two years, and asking me to take her am to the blood curdling scream of my other children, I bought her a little to see him so that she could tell him my 5 year old, I comforted her and beanie baby lamb to put in her about Jesus. My fear of him would asked her what had scared her so incubator. My daughter could not not allow this to happen. badly. The words that came from her come home until 3 weeks after her mouth told me that God had birth, and yes, I let my little girls dad protected me by letting her Dad be back. Then the abuse towards me taken. She said, “Mommy, you know continued. He used our precious child that snake in the Garden of Eden?’ against me all the time saying that he and I said yes. She said “Mommy, he would take her with him and run. This Cousins Sierra and Hannah Gaskins was crawling all over you trying to would repeat itself on almost a daily Meanwhile her dad began driving hurt you and God told me it was Ok basis. My fear of him grew stronger around our house, after 5 years I was to take him by the neck and kill it to all the time. Then, when my daughter still horrified of this man. Then he protect you.” Needless to say I cried was 8 months old, my oldest had left showed up early one morning. I was myself back to sleep. home, and the physical abuse turned going to confront him, I placed my towards my other two children. He children in the care of some In the morning I called my pastor and shoved my daughter on the bed, trustworthy adults and I chased him, told him about the dream. He said cutting her leg. He slapped my son but I never caught up. When I that hair on his arms was standing up with and open hand in the chest 10 returned I talked with my friends and and confirmed what I still believe times, and punched him in the head 10 told them I know I am a Christian, but today, that God allowed that to times. That was my escape! I had let I had thoughts of killing him. I was happen to protect me from some evil him beat me for 17 months feeling still so afraid of him and afraid hewas plan. My daughter is now 8 years old unworthy, but I would not let that going to take my daughter and run. and we are still healing. I still have some trust issues and my daughter Thankfully that did not happen. happen to my children! still talks about her dad, but I now We left and began immediately Five days later I had a knock at my know that through God and ONLY attending church over the next 5 front door and it was his sister and his through HIM that we will be Ok. I years. I had offered to let him visit my aunt, and they informed me that he had to go through the fire so daughter supervised, but he refused had been killed earlier that day on a something beautiful could rise from because he wanted her without motorcycle as my daughter had been the ashes! Trust in God in all you do! supervision, but I refused. We would saying for two years! My emotions Praise him Daily! He IS worthy!

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10 Ways To Cure Depression! By Tamara Cornelius


it feel like the world is falling on you? Are you having problems at work, at school, or at home? Are you going through depression? Well I surely know a thing or two about depression. I spent a huge part of my life stuck in depression mode. I will be real with you. I can show you what finally worked for me! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Surrendering to God’s will for my life. Start praying more, developed a relationship with God. Start reading my Bible more. Start worshiping and praising God more. Stopped listening to music that was talking about selfcenteredness, sex, money, drugs, and depressing songs, and I started to listen to praise and worship music more. Stopped watching depressing, sad, & scary movies, and replaced them with family and Christian movies also Christian television programming. Write God love letters on paper some times. Changed the people that I hung around with. I would fellowship with other Christians who wanted more of God, and who wanted to walk more in the Spirit of God instead of walking in the flesh. When I was single, I stopped dating for a while so I could get to know God better. When I was finally satisfied with God alone, that was when God sent me a wonderful husband.

Now you know! Apply this to your life and watch a big change take place. You will be a new person.

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didn't think that there was any hope for me. I was molested when I was in elementary school, and I wasn’t allowed to tell my parents. I didn't know what to do, so since I didn't know what to do, I decided to take it out on all the kids at school while I was growing up. I ended up with a lot of hate, and fighting all the time.I was so angry that I grew up confused and mean. Not knowing that God could heal me, or even remove all the anger, depression and the sadness that I grew up with. I knew I was different from all the other kids, but I just thought that maybe I was born gay. Not knowing that because I was tampered with when I was younger, that it made me draw closer to the same sex. Man tells us that if you’re gay, then you will always be gay. God tells something different!

(Matthew 19:26 But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.) God is so awesome that he keeps his promises! Not only did God so loved the world that He sent me Jesus to die for my sins, but God so loved me that He wanted to take away the pain, depression and the hate, and the confusion from my life. I was living a lie! I didn't think that God could love or forgive me. Let alone take away my gay lifestyle I was living! I had finally accepted Jesus in my life as my Lord and

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Savior. I just didn't want to give him my lifestyle at first. I would often cry to God because I knew He wasn't pleased with my life, but it wasn't until I surrendered to God that He took away the desire to be with the same sex. I can’t remember word for word because I was crying too much at the time, but if your life is anything like mine was, let God know from your heart: "God, Please help me, I cannot change by myself! Please God forgive me and take control of my life. I believe that you sent your Son Jesus to die for my sins, and you God rose Him up on the 3rd day. I accept Jesus in my life to be my Lord and Savior. I need you to fix me God! I surrender, I give up! I don't want to live this way! I am nothing without you! Please change me to be what you have called me to be. In your Son Jesus name I pray, amen." I felt such a release after pouring my heart to God! I cannot forget the day that I was sincere with God about my life. I never knew that He could do a big miracle like that. I was thinking that I could never change. God gave me a new desire! To serve Him and to read His Word. Fellowship with other believers at a good Bible believing church, and surrounded me with new friends that loved Him. God healed me and allowed me to get married and gave us 3 wonderful kids. No one can tell me that God can’t change gay people. I know for a fact that He can, because he changed me! There are so many people who want to die because they feel trapped in a gay lifestyle, and they don’t understand that God can and God will change their lives around if they only let Him. I know by experience, because I wanted to die but God gave me life! I am finally free from everything that had me bound! Thank you God for delivering and changing me!

2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

Repent for the kingdom of GOD is near!


Is coming soon! R U Ready?


More important things to do than clean?


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GOD TOOK THE TUMOR AWAY! By Tamara Cornelius

over a year and I have been completely healed and I have not had any more problems.


ince early 2005 I had been

Our God is a wonderful God and there is no problem that is too big for our God. Just believe and do not doubt!

having numerous severe headaches. I had been given very strong pain medication that was also causing me to miss work. The pain got to be so bad that the strongest medicines didn't work. In October 2005 my family doctor sent me to Mt. Carmel Hospital for some x-rays/cat scans. On that Friday my husband and I got a phone call from our doctor, who told us that the results showed a large cyst in my sinuses in the forehead. I remember how I dropped to my knees and prayed to my God. I told my God that I did not want to be cut on any more. (I had 3 surgeries in the past for tumors in my uterus) I told God that I knew that there was nothing too big for Him! I knew that God could take that growth out of my forehead, and I would not doubt! We began to pray and fast with others praying with us. A specialist's exam was scheduled for the next Monday at the same hospital. I had attended a small church event one Friday night where the pastor's wife prayed with me and prophesied over my future.

When the day came for the specialist, who also is a Christian, he explained that our family doctor did not want to scare us, his impression of the scans was that I had a large cancerous tumor. They wanted to find out how they would remove the tumor. He then examined me, and to his surprise, found nothing! Not only that, I had no more pain! Our family doctor had a hard time believing that God had healed me, and that the tumor just disappeared without a trace. So that week the doctor sent me to another specialist at another Hospital. After the second specialist's exam, he told me that there was nothing there, and then asked me why did I even have to go through another exam when it was gone! It's been


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God is calling you right now. Please don’t wait another day to accept Him in your life. Please let God fill that empty void in your heart. If you want a relationship with God, just ask Him because he is right there. If you don’t know how to pray to him, here is a prayer that can help you: Dear Father God, I am a sinner and I need your help, please forgive me! I do believe that you sent your only Son Jesus here to die for my sins. I believe in my heart that you raised Jesus from the dead and he sits at your right hand in heaven. I accept Jesus as my Lord and Savior.Thank you for loving me. I surrender my life to you Lord, please change me to be what you have called me to be. In Jesus’ name, Amen.


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