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SHEPHERDS WITHOUT BORDERS PRESENTS : FORE RUNNERS OF THE GOODNEWS OF THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST ; HIS SECOND COMING AND THE CELEBRATIONS OF THE PASSOVER LAMB WHICH WAS COMPLETED IN JESUS CHRIST FOR THE SINS OF THE WORLD !!!APRIL2014EDITION OF OUR GLOBAL OUTREACH MAGAZINE ‘In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it.His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow: And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men. And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified.He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead; and, behold, he goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you.And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.’


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APRIL EDITION OF THE SHEPHERDS WITHOUT BORDERS LIGHTHOUSE BUGLE GLOBAL OUTREACH MAGAZINE !

‘The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.’ (Deut. 29:29)

STRANGE OCCURENCES AROUND THE GLOBE : ARE THEY ACTS OF GOD ;SIGNALING THE END OR MAN’SQUEST FOR DOMINATION AND ADVANCEMENT ? MISSING PLANE IN MALAYSIA! EBOLA OUTBREAK IN WEST AFRICA

PASSOVER AND EASTER HOLIDAYS : ABRAHAM CHILDREN CELEBRATES THE SACRIFICIAL LAMB OF SALVATION ! DO WE REALLY SERVE THE SAME GOD ? EDUCATION, ENTERTAINMENT, INSPIRATION,HEALTH, POETRY, TEST AND TESTIMONIES, PRAYER REQUESTES AND NEWS ABOUT HAPPENINGS FROM THE VINEYARD OF GOD ON OUR WATCH !!! JOIN US FOR A FREE RIDE AROUND TE GLOBE WITH THE WORD OF GOD FROM INSPIRED MESSENGERS OF OUR TIME!


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TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR APRIL EDITION OF THE SHEPHERDS MAGAZINE 2014

SPECIAL WELCOME …….CEO…….PP.11-14

WELCOME TO THE SHEPHERDS BUGLE: BY EVANGELIST FAVOR LIBERTY……PP15-16

$ 00.00 Balance: BY ANGEL FULKERSON PP.17-20

Contrite Heart and Humble Spirit….PP.21-24

'"WHICH DAY IS THE SABBATH? (SATURDAY OR SUNDAY); WHICH ONE SHOULD WE SET ASIDE TO WORSHIP GOD?" : BY PROPHETESS SISTER MARY BOLDEN PP.25-28

What's Changed? : Jeff Godsown PP. 29-33

Are You Passing On The Kingdom To The Next Generation or ReligionBY: Dr Leonard Robinson……PP.34-39


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TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR APRIL EDITION OF THE SHEPHERDS MAGAZINE 2014

Common Symbols of Easter and Their Meanings : BY KASSIDY EMMERSON (ADDED BY BISHOP IBERTY SR.) PP.40

TRAILBLAZERS : ADDED BY :Theresa Denton PP.44-46

WHAT IS A CHRISTIAN LEADER TO DO WITH THEIR WEAKNESSES? BY KAREN ZEIGLER PP.47-50

YOU ARE A THREAT TO THE KINGDOM OF DARKNESS!!!!!!!! BY APOLTLE JESSIE STRIGGLES PP.51-53

BY ANGEL FULKERSON♪♫¸.•*♥¨*•♪:*´†`*:♫Ab~~ba A~bba PP.54-59

"WHAT DOES "EASTER" MEAN TO YOU?" : BY PROPHETESS SISTER MARYBOLDENPP.60-63


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TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR APRIL EDITION OF THE SHEPHERDS MAGAZINE 2014

Pilate’s Powerless Plight: by David M. McNabb PP.64-68

Stairway to Heaven BY BABSIE HANNAH VAN DER BERG69-70

KATHI MACIAS DEVOTIONAL PP.71-72

I Am The Gate BY: DELIA ANN THUMDABOO PP.73-75

PREPARING THE VESSEL GOD USES Part 1 (LESSONS FROM THE DONKEY-MARK OF A DISCIPLE) By: Pastor Wole Gbogboade PP76-79

The Beast Out of The Sea....BY KENNETH WHITE 80--85


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ISSUES OF HEALTH:HEALTHY TIPS FOR IMPROVING OUR PHYSICAL CONDITION : WITH EVANGELIST FAVOR P. LIBERTY PP.86-87 ISSUES OF HEALTH:TESITIMONIES OF CHRISTIANS BALTING SICKNESS : BY EVNGELIST FAVOR P. LIBERTY

Life as a Christian battling chronic illness : BY MIKE MONTGOMERY PP.88-89 TESITIMONIES OF CHRISTIANS BALTING SICKNESS : BY EVNGELIST FAVOR P. LIBERTY

BY TIMLYNN WARD 90-95 TESITIMONIES OF CHRISTIANS BALTING SICKNESS : BY EVNGELIST FAVOR P. LIBERTY

FIGHTING AGAINGST ALL ODDS WITH CHRIST! BY: BONITA RICHIE

PP.96-98

"DON'T YOU BE ASHAMED TO OWN JESUS!" :BY PROPHETESS SISTER MARY BOLDEN PP.99-102


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The Beginning of Months :By Joel McNabb PP.103-108

Judas moments… Peter moments… maybe Jesus moments…: BY ANGEL FULKERSON PP. 109-113

PALM SUNDAY: WITH MARY BOLDEN 114-115

THE FEAR EVERY CHRISTIAN LEADER MUST OVERCOME BY KAREN ZEIGLER1 PP. 116-118

Perfect Love BY JEFF GODSOWN 119-124

LEADERSHIP SPOTLIGHT WITH VALORIE BURTON POSTED BY KAREN ZEIGLER PP.125-129


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OPEN DOORS, OPEN HEARTS, OPEN MINDS: ADDED BY PROPHETESS MOTHER JOYCE BENNETT…..130-136

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PREACHINGS, ADVICES, INSIGHTS,NEWS, GUIDENCE, COUNSELING, INSIHT ON HAPPENING IN GOD’S VINEYARD GLOBALLY , VISIONS AND CONSTRUCTIVE CRITISM THROUGH THE SHEPHERDS MAGAZINE . WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT EVERYONE INSPIRED BY GOD HAS THE BENEFIT TO AIR THEIR VIEWS. IT IS ALSO AN OPPORTUNITY TO ADVERTISED TO OUR GLOBAL AUDIENCE!!!!!!!


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WHAT DOES THE PASSOVER/PESACH MEANS TO YOU; A TIME OF HOPE, CHANGE, DELIVERANCE, GOD INTERVENTION IN YOUR LIVES OR JUST ANOTHER BIBLICAL FESTIVAL?

BY BISHOP STEVEN LIBERTY SR 137-143

WHERE WILL THE MASTER MEET YOU WHEN HE RETURNS??????? : BY BISHOP STEVEN LIBERTY: ADDED BY EVANGELIST FAVOR LIBERTY (ALERT FROM A WATCHMAN O THE WALL)…… PP.144-152

Observance: BY JEFF GODSOWN PP.153-158

Who Is The New Jerusalem.....BY KENNETH WHITE PP159-164

PRAYER RED ALERT FROM AFRICAN VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS INTERNATIONAL FOR DEADLY OUTBREAK OF ONE OF EARTH MOST DANGEROUS VIRUS IN WEST AFRICA ! ADDED BY BISHOP STEVEN LIBERTY SR. CEO PP.165-181


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" BE OF GOOD CHEER, JESUS HAS RISEN" WRITTEN BY PROPHETESS SISTER MARY BOLDEN PP. 182-186

BY EVANGELIST FAVOR P. LIBERTY: SPECIAL CASES FOR YOUR IMMEDIATE PRAYERS:187-188

CONTACT US:189-190


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Special Welcome from the CEO of Shepherds Lighthouse Bugle Global Outreach

Greetings in the Mighty Name of Jesus Christ, It is a wonderful opportunity's to be given the task this month by the editorial staff to welcome you onboard this flight that strive to achieve only one purpose, to take the Good News of te Kingdom of God to the very ends of the earth as one family ,free of charge ! We try to be as objective as possible and give you the raw facts as they were presented to us. We also try to direct your focus to the happening predicting fulfillment of Biblical prophecies and realities of the fast approaching end of times , which no man or angel knows the exact date,hour,second etc. As you are aware there are millions of Churches, scholars etc claiming to have the true. While we cannot deny their claims ; it is our prayer that you cross check every teaching you come across with the Word of God. We are confident that those of us who write articles here are Spirit filled and prompted by the Holy Spirit to feed you voluntarily. The Bugle is not all about the end of times or your spiritual lives , but have great concerns for your physical well being .


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We focus on issues of education ,health and the everyday happenings in the Vineyard of God that might have an lasting impact on our lives. We are not about any particular denomination , color, geographical location or ethnic grouping but include all who proclaim the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ; yea, the Kingdom of God. In these last few weeks there is an upturn in mysterious happenings and diverse interpretations from every quarter including ours. Is God so cruel that He would capture just one plane fill of people to prove a point ? While it is justifiable that God is responsible for the universe ,man in his quest to dominate others will go at any length to develop advance new world orders ,if you get my point. I have heard Men and Women of God preaching that the missing Malaysian Plane is the beginning of the rapture. I have read articles also pointing in that direction. No one has really giving a thought to the fact that in the race for space supremacy ; any of these superpowers could capture and use these victims for experimental purposes. There is also the mysterious outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa. People in this region had been living and eating as they did for centuries , but a year after Ebola virus got missing from a lab in the United States ,Ebola is in another part of Africa, far from its origins. Is there some kind of coincidence here ? Did the virus come naturally or are the people of West Africa now a testing ground for some kind of device ?


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Friends ,we are in dark days and there is a need as never before to keep close to the Lord Jesus Christ. As we as a people of God celebrates Easter and the Passover; we must strive for the truth in the Word of God. The arms of flesh will fail us. The minds of men will fail us , science will fail us ; but the Word of God will remain forever. There are many controversies about Easter and the way it is celebrated. While it is true that Easter eggs and some of traditional Easter customs are not in te Bible ; the fact remains that the resurrection of Jesus Christ is a fact and cannot be disputed from anyone seeking the true. In conclusion , it is my prayers that this edition of the Shepherds Magazine will bless your life and the Spirit of God will help you discover that which is meant for you here. I bless God for those who honestly take time out to fast ,pray and spend many sleepless nights with the Holy Spirit preparing these messages for you and generations yet unborn ed. It is not in my pace to properly thank you ,for the day will come when you will meet with your Master and He will say : ‘Well done ,my good and humble servant , receive your Crown’. Your Work has reached places we dare not go and entered ears who dare not utter their thoughts aloud. You have brave all weathers , enter through every border ,battle fields and city plains ,war and peace , sites which you dare not enter in your sound mind ; just to leave a light in the darkness. Someone told me that because of technology ,many do mot read much today.


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It is not in our place to worry about how seeds we plant in the soil grows ,because it is the assignment of the Holy Spirit. However you can water the plants,weed the garden etc . You have friends and they will always love to see you work and encourage you or criticize you. You visit different sites for different reasons. It will take you no time to leave the link to the magazine carrying your work or you read free in your spare time. If each of us take out time to share our work ; I am certain we will circle the world many times over each month . Remember all we do is for the Glory of God to be seen from afar. Again whatever you celebrate ; Easter or passover, let it be to the Glory of God Almighty . Your Humble Servant ; Bishop Steven Liberty Sr.

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WELCOME TO THE SHEPHERDS BUGLE : BY EVANGELIST FAVOR LIBERTY

The Shepherds Bugle is the voice of Shepherds Without Borders Lighthouse Ministries Global Outreach; which comes out once monthly to highlight messages, news, visions, projects, strength & weakness of the United Body of the Kingdom of God. Inspired Shepherds come together monthly to write message etc for the community of God chosen. Every shepherd chosen, charged, and called by God (YHWH) to care for His flocks is officially welcome to partake in this noble cause free of charge. Shepherds serve as an ambassadors of the Kingdom of God , advocates for petitioning God for mankind, administrators for the handling and distributing the truth of God's Word and they need a watch tower on the hilltop to help them not to crash against the stones of temptations placed in their path by the Devil. This magazine is also the shepherds’ consultant for wisdom and direction when it comes to how the work of the Kingdom of God is being carried out in different places around the world. It is a confronter of the evil practices that are carried out in the name of the kingdom of God. It is no respecter of any particular doctrine, tradition, color, language, social status, or geographical locations. It is the voice for the united kingdom of God's body of workers in the vineyard here on earth. This magazine is the discussion leader of any topic concerning the kingdom of God and the warfare of God's people. Here you will see and post the work you do for the kingdom; however it should be clear that every work you see here is the responsibility/views of the writer who placed it there and not always necessarily the views of everyone. It is a medium to serve as an encourager for the shepherds around the world who are striving to get the truth of God's Word out even at a risk to their own families and lives.


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As a spotlight, we intend to also serve as a ground inspector of the work of every ministry we can and highlight their strengths and weaknesses. Shepherds, we say a big welcome to you and your flocks. Let this place be a companion and knowledge dispenser, a place where you can rest and discover your God given talents, your historian where you can view the past and log the present, the nurturer of your visions, your opportunities spotter, and critic. I know many times when you are in the wrong and we speak about it, you might be hurt, go home and pray about it, and please come for a second look. Partake and make this place a home away from home. Make this place a secret corner for airing your views and questions that have been bothering you for a long time. Please allow Shepherds Bugle to help you develop your ministries and broken lives. Yours in Christ; Evangelist Favor P. Liberty Editor in Chief


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$ 00.00 Balance :BY ANGEL

FULKERSON Don't we all love to see this? Don't we wish we saw this on every bill we know is heading our way? Every month, I have bills come in for my water, electric, phone, insurance, car payment, mortgage payment, and every month I not only pay the bills but I overpay them so that once during the year I receive a bill that says $00.00 balance. When that time comes, it is kind of exciting to see I can spend the money I normally spend on that bill on something else... but its disheartening to think that I will still owe that debt the following month. After all, $00.00 balance does not mean that the debt is paid off but only that it is paid for now, a temporary adjustment... To receive a continued benefit of housing, transportation and utilities I can have a $ 00.00 balance on occasion but the debt is ongoing of I want to continue receiving the benefit so at some point payment does come due again.


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In September of 2012, I joined a gym. I asked for a total amount due so I could pay off the membership. I was quoted an amount for that year and I paid that amount, only to find out that I had a new debt with the new year. This time I asked for the amount due to fulfill the contract and I paid that amount leaving me with a $ 00.00 balance... but at the end of that year, a new debt became owed again... IF I WANTED TO CONTINUE RECEIVING THAT BENEFIT. We put gas in our vehicles and feel the freedom for a time to drive here and there with no additional cost to us UNTIL gas is needed again, or some type of repair is done... In being a car owner... there may seems at times little cost to the benefit of owning the vehicle but always, a debt needing payment comes forth reminding us that the benefit is not free. When we go grocery shopping... we pick the items we want and then put them up for payment... we pay the bill with a check or a card or even cash... and the receipt shows we have paid the bill leaving a $ 00.00 balance BUT even with a $ 00.00 balance, the debt for the groceries is NOT paid in full... other costs come into play and more groceries will have to be paid for and we will be paying for more groceries at some point fi we want to continue receive the benefit of eating. Now, let's take a spiritual twist in looking at a $ 00.00 balance vs. paid in full. God does offer many benefits to us if we will do a certain thing which is payment.


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Like tithing, if we give a 10th to the LORD, He will do for us... If we ask, seek, knock--- we will receive, find and have doors opened to us... If we... He will... and these are a few things that require of us a thing then gives a benefit leaving a $ 00.00 balance of sorts... if we choose obedience to God's instructions we receive blessings accordingly, after all, HE did send His Word to heal us and deliver us from destruction but if we never open His Word, we never get a benefit. Payment is our time and effort and although we may read & study daily, we often think of ourselves as having paid a debt with study and prayer but its just for that day, moment... the $ 00.00 balance will incur a new debt if we are seeking a benefit... except in one area... just ONE PAID IN FULL... Jesus taking the stripes on his back for our healing... Jesus taking on our sins, shedding His own blood for the sins of the world... Jesus giving us His Holy Spirit to help us... Jesus paid for our sins in full, balance due $ 00.00 but also paid in full... no more debt incurred... and we have such a hard time understanding this because everything in our lives has a new debt incurred... there is always a $ 00.00 balance that soon requires a new payment due if we want to receive a benefit... but Jesus did this thing for us marking it as PAID IN FULL/$ 00.00 Balance due at no cost to us except to believe and receive.


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What are we trying to do to pay this un-payable debt? If we really BELIEVE that HE paid the debt in full, then we would reach out for this payer of our debts rather than continue to reach for the sins we make as new debt needing payment again and again. So let's consider if we are walking out this life given us as a life expecting a balance to come due on our $ 00.00 balance bill or are we leaving the debt life draws us to in life and reaching out continually to the payer, Jesus, who paid this debt of sin marking it PAID IN FULL. We choose God's Grace or we choose Payments for Benefits. God's Grace Free <--My Choice --> Making Payments for Sinlife Paid In Full vs. $ 00.00 Balance Eternal vs. Temporal ADVERTISED WITH SHEPHERDS WITHOUT BORDERS LIGHTHOUSE BUGLE MAGAZINE AND PROMOTE CHRIST MANDATE TO TAKE THE GOOD NEWS TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH !* WE PROVIDE FREE INSPIRED TEACHINGS,

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Contrite Heart and Humble Spirit I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite heart and humble spirt. Isaiah 57:15 The LORD dwells with those who are of a humble and contrite heart. He dwells there. We call the place where we dwell home. The LORD tells us then that He feels at home in our contrite and humble hearts. It is no doubt hearts such as these of which the Lord Jesus was thinking when He said: "Blessed are the poor in spirt!" "Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness!" Blessed are they that mourn!" Many of God's children read these beautiful words which breathe judgment. Since their hearts do not hunger and thirst after righteousness, since their heart do not mourn, but are cold and indifferent, of what avail, then, is all God's mercy and goodness? At such time it is not easy to be a child of God. But listen now! You have misunderstood what it is like on the inside. If you take a glass tumbler and dash it to the floor with all your might, you will see what a broken tumbler is like.


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It lies there in a thousand pieces. And no glass-maker can put it together again. Just so with the heart whcih God has crushed into contrition. Your faith andlove regret and sorrow, praying and reading, sacrifice and self-denial--everything has been dashed to pieces. You sit looking at the remains. And to you the whole thing looks hopeless. You forget that is is God who has crushed your heart--in order that He might dwell there. My contrite friend! We can honor God in no better way than by His grace. This is precisely the reason why He crushes our hearts. Over and over again. Reflections As I read these words, I needed a clear understand as to what God was saying. As I read the the entire chapter of Isaiah 57. It was then that my spiritual eyes were enlighten about this scripture. For thus says He who is high and exalted, living eternally, whose name is Holy One: On high I dwell and in holiness, and with crushed and dejected in spirit. To revive the spirit of dejected, to revive the heart of crushed. Isaiah 15 Now I understand why there was so much pain and nothing I did would take it away. I can see why He searches the hearts of man. A song came in my spirit which brough great joy and peace to my heart and once again the light shines within my eyes.


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Reign in me, Sovereign Lord, Reign in me, Reign in me, Sovereign Lord Reign in me Captivate my heart, Let Your kingdom come Establish there Your throne Let Your will be done. We are His temple not made by hands. His dwelling place where He Reigns and showers us with His grace, tender mercies, loving-kindness, compassion being new every morning. Sovereign Lord, draw me nearer to Thee for this is the air that I breathe, Your Holy Presence. Give me my daily bread of Your Word, for I am lost without You. You are the Potter and I am the clay. Mold and make me according to Your glory and good pleasure,Sovereign Lord. With such Awe and Reverence do I share this with each of you in Jesus' mighty name and hope that you were blessed as I was in my quiet time with the Holy One. Forever in His hands my heart belongs to Him along. Amen!!!


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Inspired by God Written by O. Hallesby God's Word for Today Song by Chris Bowater Reflections shared by Catherin Skinner 03/28/14

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'"WHICH DAY IS THE SABBATH? (SATURDAY OR

SUNDAY); WHICH ONE SHOULD WE SET ASIDE TO WORSHIP GOD?" : BY PROPHETESS SISTER MARY BOLDEN

This is a great big controversial subject matter for many religious worshipers today. Most of us have not even given a thought to this question until recent times because we just went along with what was taught us from our child hood. And it was also whatever was the "popular thing" to do in the church that we attended. Man has normally gone along with tradition of the past religious leaders and church body's teaching and example set. In Genesis 2:1-3 AND GOD BLESSED THE 7TH DAY, AND SANCTIFIED IT; BECAUSE THAT IN IT HE HAD RESTED FROM ALL HIS WORK WHICH GOD CREATED AND MADE. However, in "the Roman Church.", under the supposed authority granted to Peter, held the right to change observance to the first day of the week. (Sunday.) In Mark 2:28 where JESUS SAID TO HIS DISCIPLES, "THEREFORE THE SON OF MAN IS LORD ALSO OF THE SABBATH." This implied that Jesus was ruler over Saturday as well as Sunday and could change it to either day to be observed to worship God.


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Ephesians 1:22-23; Colossians 1:18 says JESUS CHRIST IS THE HEAD OF THE CHURCH. So saints of God, that simply means that He is Sovereign Lord and He can do anything He chooses to do, how He chooses to do it , when, where, and with whomever He chooses to use. God gave the commandment to keep holy the Sabbath Day, which is the 7th day of the week (Saturday). Today, most Christians keep Sunday because it has been revealed to us by the Roman Catholic church outside the Bible. They don't believe in the whole bible, but it somehow was passed on down to other denominations , such as Baptist, Methodist, Church of God in Christ, Pentecostal Holiness, however to change the Sabbath Day to Sunday , instead of Saturday Some Christians believe the early church began meeting on Sundays soon after Christ rose from the dead, in honor of the Lord's resurrection, which took place on a Sunday, the first day of the week. While Seventh Day Adventists still observe a Saturday Sabbath. Since honoring the Sabbath was part of the original 10 commandments given by God, they believe it is a permanent, binding command that should not be changed. Many Christian traditions believe Sunday is the Christian Sabbath Day, based on Mark 2:27-28 and Luke 6:5 where Jesus says,He is Lord of the Sabbath. As I said above...it means He rules because He is Sovereign


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Acts 2:46 tells us that from the start, the church in Jerusalem met every day in the temple courts and gathered to break bread together in private homes. Some think one day is more holy than another day, while others think every day is a like. (holy) Colossians 2 tells us that Christians are instructed not to judge or allow anyone to be their judge regarding Sabbath Days. (Col. 2:16 & 17> THEREFORE , DO NOT LET ANYONE JUDGE YOU BY WHAT YOU EAT OR DRINK, OR WITH REGARD TO A RELIGIOUS FESTIVAL, A NEW MOON CELEBRATION OR A SABBATH DAY. THESE ARE A SHADOW OF THE THINGS THAT WERE TO COME; THE REALITY, HOWEVER, IS FOUND IN CHRIST. (NIV) And in Gal. 4, Paul is concerned because Christians are turning back like slaves to legalistic observances of "special days." (Gal. 4: 8-10) As followers of Christ, we are no longer under legalistic obligation, FOR THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE LAW WERE FULFILLED IN JESUS CHRIST. I say HALLELUJAH TO THAT. ALLL GLORY BE TO GOD And Saints, I conclude with this...EVERYTHING WE HAVE, AND EVERY DAY WE LIVE, BELONGS TO THE LORD. SO WILLINGLY, JOYFULLY, WE SHOULD SET ASIDE AT LEAST ONE DAY EACH WEEK TO HONOR GOD, BECAUSE EVERY DAY TRULY BELONGS TO HIM HALLELUJAH


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May the Lord God be with you in your choice or decision making as to what day of the week you set aside to worship HIM. I choose to set aside some time of each and every day to worship, hallow and praise HIS name. Yes, everyday belongs to HIM God bless you all, Prophetess Sister Mary

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What's Changed? : Jeff Godsown

What’s changed? That is a question that falls along the same lines as to be or not to be, in the scheme-of things, man has been told the same thing over and over, refreshed and renewed with each generation. We are called to reverently fear the Lord, but do we? From day one of the Word of God, man has defied his Maker, actually going so far as to spit in His face with the mindset, man is wiser than God! To me this has got to be one of the dumbest takes on thinking, which man has contrived. A question comes to mind each time I talk with someone and their words and actions of faith show they question God’s existence. We cannot see the wind, yet we believe it’s there because we feel it, what if we couldn’t feel the wind unless we exposed our flesh to it? That’s pretty much the same thing with God, unless we expose ourselves to Him continually, we will never know for certain He is there and active. Have we allowed ourselves to become like the pharaoh of Egypt in Moses’s day? Exo9:27 And Pharaoh sent, and called-for Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, I have sinned this time: the LORD is righteous, and I and my people are wicked. Exo 9:28 Intreat the LORD (for it is enough) that there be no more mighty thunderings and hail; and I will let you go, and ye shall stay no longer.


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Exo 9:29 And Moses said unto him, As soon as I am gone out of the city, I will spread abroad my hands unto the LORD; and the thunder shall cease, neither shall there be any more hail; that thou mayest know how that the earth is the LORD'S. Exo 9:30 But as for thee and thy servants, I know that ye will not yet fear the LORD God. Nothing has changed much at all, even though God continually shows Himself as real and strong, we act almost immediately as if He doesn’t exist. We treat God like He’s a jack in the box, we crank the handle and pop,out comes God to deal with our screw-ups. We as a people really need to be careful we don’t bring the wrath of God on us, I’m pretty sure not many would enjoy that. To fear the Lord, isn’t about quaking in our boots, it’s about honoring Him who made all, including each and every one of us, as a unique being. H3372 yârê' yaw-ray' A primitive root; to fear;morally to revere; causatively to frighten: - affright, be (make)afraid, dread (-ful), (put in) fear (-ful, -fully, -ing). (be had in) reverence(-end), X see, terrible (act, -ness, thing). BDB Definition: 1) to fear, revere, be afraid 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to fear, be afraid 1a2) to stand in awe of, be awed 1a3) to fear, reverence, honour, respect 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to be fearful, be dreadful, be feared


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1b2) to cause astonishment and awe, be held in awe 1b3) to inspire reverence or godly fear or awe 1c) (Piel) to make afraid, terrify 2) (TWOT) to shoot, pour We are called to fear our mother and father, do you really think that means to have an unnatural fear of the very people who birthed us or does it mean to honor? Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m not guessing, I know for certain it means to honor and if you read the definitions of the Hebrew word for fear, it

points-to the same thing. Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s changed? In truth to this question, very little, man is still trying to change God into his image instead of allowing God to have pre-eminence to change man. We cry out,we want more of you God , but we refuse to turn loose of the reigns of our heart! How can we say then we want moreof Him but we refuse to let go, could it be we like our leeks and onions to much? Remember the nation of Israel went the same way;


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Num11:1 And when the people complained, it displeased the LORD: and the lord heard it; and his anger was kindled; and the fire of the LORD burnt among them, and consumed them that were in the uttermost parts of the camp. Num 11:2 And the people cried unto Moses; and when Moses prayed unto the LORD,the fire was quenched. Num 11:3 And he called the name of the place Taberah : because the fire of the LORD burnt among them. Num11:4 And the mix multitude that was among them fell a lusting: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat? Num 11:5 We remember the fish, which we did eat in egypt freely; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlicks: Num 11:6 But now our soul is dried away: there is nothing at all,beside this manna, before our eyes. We as a people would rather stick to our stink in’ thinking and our smelly ways than to step into the goodness and promises of God. At Lazarus’ tomb Jesus wept, but He didn’t weep for His friend whom they buried,He wept because of all the unbelief! Without renewing our minds, without studying God’s Word, we continue in the same self-destructive path as the first generation of Israelites in the exodus. Just like the first generation,we will not make it into the promised land, and it’s not the first death we need to worry about, it’s the second death. Rev 21:8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers,and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars,


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shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death. We need to repent and get right with God, otherwise the second death is ours, and that is no place I ever want to go. So the question remains; from the moment you heard the gospel and received it, something happened, to cause us to shrink back, you have to examine yourself according to the faith, to find out. Each of us is created uniquely, so each of us responds differently, what caused us to fall back? God is good, but understand this, though God is love, if we’re not being obedient, we’re going to face the second death and the lake of fire. God doesn’t want you to go, I don’t want you to go, but since God gave us freewill, we are the ones who send our spirit to the lake of fire. Repent, I beg of you, before it’s too late. Let us reverently fear or honor God, by obeying Him, Amen!!!


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Are You Passing On The Kingdom To The Next Generation or Religion

BY: Dr Leonard Robinson

Mark 10:42-43 Calling them to Himself, Jesus said to them, "You know that those who are recognized as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them; and their great men exercise authority over them. But it is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant;â&#x20AC;Ś Is your leader seeking to empower you or make you dependent on what you think their power is over you? Are they teaching you the Kingdom message Jesus preached and the culture that is to all that receive the Kingdom message or are they preaching to you variations of religion and religious concepts, and worse yet, using Kingdom terminology without evidence of the Kingdom culture having transformed them? As you study the Kingdom of God for yourself just as Jesus preached it you will come to a place of knowing the difference between religon and the Kingdom and those who espouse religion in a pretense of Kingdom transformation.


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Are you a true Kingdom leader? The success of your ministry is in part determined by the shortness of your prayer lines. You have been teaching the people the Kingdom and how to pray for themselves. You are no longer impressed when you call up a prayer line and half the Church is up there at the altar for prayer. Instead you realize if [that many] people in the Church need help you've failed as a leader. Are you as a leader fearful that the people you are leading will become greater than you? Then you will never let the people you lead ever forget that you are their papa or momma, using subtle manipulation in order to keep those you call yourself training, under your control. Become a great leader, and start today. Detach people from your personality and help them become attached to the vision of the ministry. Your vision is to outlive you the visionary. Would your work die because you died or would the work go on because people aren't attracted to you but the vision for the work? If you are not reproducing yourself in others that they would discover who they are in God you are reproducing clones who are no more than an echo instead of being trained to be a voice. Become great by reproducing people greater than yourself. Listen Monday through Friday at 7:00 AM and Saturday at 12:00 Noon to our Kingdom Vision Radio Network where 1,000s of people are hearing from anointed ministers like Anthony Young on Monday.


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Listen to Siafa Fahnbulleh on Tuesday morning and Jennifer Rose every Wednesday. Listen to Priscilla Price each Thursday and Terence and Victoria Blount every Friday. Also listen to Will and Debbie Landy every Saturday at 12:00 Noon. These wonderful, powerful dynamic leaders can be heard on (www.blogtalkradio.com/kingdomvisionradio 347-884-99 53). Each of these Kingdom ministers will take you into other dimensions of the realm of God's reign and will help you to understand the role of the Kingdom in your life today and what is to be your response to the preached message of the Kingdom. You can also listen to me every Monday through Friday at 5:00 AM and Monday and Tuesday evening at 8:15 PM (Eastern) as we teach Kingdom truths that transform "Live" via our morning Kingdom Study & Prayer Teleconference Line and evening School of The Kingdom at 218-862-7200, Code:268272. The Holy Spirit is teaching us all how to live the Kingdom Driven Life (c). Also tune into The Kingdom Church at Cheltenham Mall "Live" via Kingdom Vision Radio on Blogtalk or by calling 347-884-9953. Authentic Kingdom leaders are never intimidated by the success of those they mentor. Instead Kingdom leaders celebrate those God has entrusted to them. And in turn those who also lead celebrate those who are coming behind. Leaders are you providing the Kingdom training necessary that others get to carry the baton


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I am so blessed by so many others who are also carrying the Kingdom baton as we all are running this race together. Here are a few of those who are carrying the baton too. Irwin Cherry,Evette Benton,Tony & Hieke Bey, Kenneth Te Wano,Vivian Miller,Amos Young,Shan and Camille Cain,Claudia Wells, Ignatius Orlando Harewood, Myron Mason,Christopher X. Perkins,Eddie Woods, Bishop Larry Ellington, Albert Kitcher, Bradley and Monica Young, Odiela Jackson, Renee Covington, Darren and Pam Enmond, Joe Dingle and Tiana (soon to be Dingle) Alexander, George Issace Wilson Balinda andwww.RadioUgandaBoston.com, Pastor Musoke Voice of Life Radio/London The above list are a few of the people that have been mentored in the truth of the Kingdom and are actively ministering, and there are so many others in the USA, Malaysia, Hawaii, Uganda, London, South Africa, Liberia, Ghana, Kenya and Indonesia, some I've come to know and others I don't know who are all being impacted by the Kingdom message and passing it on. I've been blessed to be able to post over 650 essays on the Kingdom of God. Many of these essays have been translated into other languages. Our Spreaker radio account reports 38,000 + listens and Blogtalk radio has a agregate listenership of over 105,000. I am blessed and honored to write Shepherds Without Borders MagazineBishop Liberty, and Kingdom Carriers Magazine-Nancy Bocalan Schwartz.


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Recently I was also asked to write for Gospel 4 You Magazine - Joanna Ottey Birchette Leaders, study the Kingdom of God as a child, like you don't know anything, so that you have something worth passing on other than the religion of Christianity that we were all brought up in. I am proud to serve with all of these wonderful people who love God and have embraced the urgency, power and priority of the Kingdom message Jesus preached. Dr. Leonard Robinson Kingdom Vision Ministries International The Kingdom Church at Cheltenham Mall School of The Kingdom Kingdom Vision Radio Network via Blogtalk Worldwide School of The Kingdom TV Kingdom Vision Broadcasting Network Kingdom Vision University TV For Prayer, Counseling and Speaking Engagements call 267-357-9816 Join us May 8-10 for Kingdom Culture Bible Conference 2014 with our guest Dr. Myles Munroe at True United Church, 6201 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141 where I am co-hosting with Bishop Shawn Bartley -PastorDoors open at 7:00 PM Thursday and Friday Night. Day sessions are Friday at 10:00 AM and Saturday at 10:00 AM. Registration is Free and Open to the Public.Watch for our KINGDOM EMPOWERMENT YOUTH SUMMIT (KEYS) coming this summer.


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There will be gospel artist, youth, spoken word, holy hip hop and speakers who will be able to speak to the heart of youth in their generation. When you reach youth and you can teach them who they are in the Kingdom of God you are helping them to discover their purpose early. Celibacy is not just for moral purity but celibacy among youth help them to maintain their focus and not make decisions that can negatively impact the divine destiny God has for them.Calling all Musicians, Gospel Artist, Youth Groups, Youth Pastors and Leaders....we are looking for the right venue and beginning to make plans for KEYS, the future is in your hands. Religion cannot and has not done what the Kingdom has and will do in them who submit themselves to Him.If you have a facility that you want us to consider using call 267-357-9816. We will be recording Live for television. The Kingdom Youth Revolution will be televised!


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Common Symbols of Easter and Their Meanings : BY KASSIDY EMMERSON (ADDED BY BISHOP IBERTY SR.) Most of These Symbols Came from the Old World You and your family probably celebrate Easter every year as millions of family do. If you have small children, you probably give them baskets that are filled with Easter eggs, chocolate rabbits, jelly beans, and other assorted goodies. You might even buy a new dress to wear at the holy day services at your local church. And, you might even host an egg hunt at home. Or, you take your children

to an Easter egg roll at a local park. We're all familiar with the common symbols of Easter, but do you have any idea where they originated from? Many symbols of this holiday were started in the Old World. They have been passed down from generation to generation, and they are still carried on in today's world.


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The Lily flower, for example, is often displayed during this spring pageant. Characteristic of the the Lily is its ample, white blooms. It used to be that the beautiful "Madonna Lily" was designated as being the Eastertime flower. However, since it doesn't always come into bloom until late spring, it was replaced by the Bermuda

Lily. White is the color of "purity". The white lily represents the clean, pure life that comes to believers through the resurrection of their Lord Jesus Christ. The Easter eggs came into being as a symbol of "new life." Usually, Easter eggs are hard-boiled chicken eggs. They were first colored by the pagans to resemble the return of the sunlight, as well as the Northern Lights in the sky. In several countries around the world, it's customary to decorate and give these eggs as

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There's an old, old Christian legend that the Virgin Mary gave eggs to the Roman soldiers who captured her son, Jesus Christ. In return for the gifts, she begged them not to crucify him. As she begged, and the soldiers kept refusing her request, the legend goes that she cried tears which fell upon the eggs. Her tears turned into brightly colored spots. And that's why the custom of coloring and decorating eggs remains today. In America, its customary to have Easter egg hunts. The decorated eggs are hidden by the adults, and the children find them and collect them in baskets. The game of rolling Easter eggs originated in Europe. Now, however, there is an Easter Egg Roll at the White House in Washington, D.C. every year. Children race to a finish line by rolling hard-boiled eggs across the grass. The cross and the crucifix are two other common symbols of the Easter holiday. The cross is a reminder to Christians that Jesus Christ beat death when he was resurrected from his grave. The crucifix, which is a cross that has a figure representing Jesus' body attached to it, shows the sacrifice that Jesus Christ made by hanging on the cross so that his follower's sins could be forgiven. Rabbits and chicks stand for the rebirth of the earth. Rabbits are also associated with the fertility of spring because they can produce young at an astonishing rate. Undoubtedly the most popular rabbit, although he's fictitious, is "The Easter Bunny." The Easter Bunny supposedly brings Easter eggs and baskets filled


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with candy to all of the girls and boys. And, finally, buying new clothes, especially white dresses and shirts, and wearing them on Easter Sunday is another common tradition. White symbolizes "purity" and "holiness." The new clothes stand for the new, unstained life that believers can receive through Jesus Christ. *ADVERTISED WITH SHEPHERDS WIRHOUT BORDERS LIGHTHOUSE BUGLE MAGAZINE AND PROMOTE CHRIST MANDATE TO TAKE THE GOOD NEWS TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH !* WE PROVIDE FREE INSPIRED TEACHINGS,

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Kassidy Emmerson : Since Kassidy Emmerson became a professional freelance writer in 2000, she’s had thousands of digital articles published, and more in print publications. She started contributing material to Associated Content in 2005 when the website began. She continues to be a regular contributor to Yahoo! Emmerson is an avid “do-it-yourselfer” with decades of “hands on” experience. She specializes in Home Improvement, Gardening, Health, Lifestyle, Pets and History. Emmerson’s work can also be seen on many other websites including The Denver Channel, Pennsylvania Insurance Network, Woman’s Day, 417 Health, Kraft Foods, ABC 10 News, and The Heart of New England. She originally wanted to be a teacher. Instead, she decided to teach through non-fiction writing. Kassidy Emmerson lives to write and writes to live.


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TRAILBLAZERS : ADDED BY :Theresa Denton Elaine Tavolacci: Trailblazers "Ablaze With His Glory Fierce Lions Against the Kingdom of Darkness" The Lord is showing me that He is raising up a new generation of trailblazers. Many great men and women of God have passed away within the last few years, but the Lord is raising up men and women who are strong, adamant, uncompromising, and will do great exploits in the days ahead. The definition of a trailblazer is a person who blazes a trail for others to follow through unsettled country or wilderness. "They Have Been Chosen to Deliver" The Lord says, "I am looking for the trailblazers who will prepare the way to release My glory on this earth as it is in Heaven. I am looking for the leaders who will rise up and help others find their way to what they were called to do. They will not go in their own strength, but they will go in the anointing and authority that I have placed on them. "They will trumpet My voice and teach others My ways. They will be used to demonstrate My Kingdom with miracles, signs, and wonders following.


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"Many of them have been delivered from the depths of Hell themselves, therefore they are adamant, courageous, and fearless against the onslaught of the enemy. They will go into the enemy's camp, and places where others fear to go, to rescue the captives. They are as fierce lions against the kingdom of darkness, and they will stand immovable in the face of adversity. "They will train others how to run, and teach them when to stand. They will reach down to help others out, when they have fallen into a pit. They are those who never settle back into their old ways, or partake of the things that they were once set free from. They will rescue and deliver those whose lives are in disarray, fear, and confusion. They have been chosen to deliver others from the very things that they were set free from, and nothing will derail them from their mission. "Their Expectations Are Far Above Human Reasoning" "They will release My glory wherever they go. They will carry My anointing into the highways and the byways, because they have become ablaze with My glory. I have made them to be a flame of fire to carry My Word to the nations. They are those who stand in the face of adversity and will not be afraid to go forth in My power. They are conduits of My anointing because they are not ashamed of My Name or My Word. "They are unique and have been set apart for such a time as this, and they know that they are chosen for a particular assignment.


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These trailblazers are steadfast in their convictions and uncompromising in their walk with Me. They are the ones who will go forth and do great exploits, as they are tenacious in faith and not lax in prayer and intercession. They will impart to others what I have given to them. "Their expectations are far above human reasoning. They will create a path and deliver the captive out of dilemmas because they are the forerunners who will lead people out of the wilderness. "Just as John the Baptist was called to prepare the way, I am calling the trailblazers of this day to go ahead and prepare the way once again, because I am about to come and release My Glory on this earth, in this time and season," says the Lord. Psalm 104:4 Who makes His angels spirits, His ministers a flame of fire. Jeremiah 20:9 Then I said, "I will not make mention of Him, nor speak anymore in His name." 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. John 14:12 Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do, because I go to My Father.


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WHAT IS A CHRISTIAN LEADER TO DO WITH THEIR WEAKNESSES? BY KAREN ZEIGLER Expert advice on the subject of weaknesses ranges from ignore them to work to improve them. I on the other hand say don’t do either of those. In today’s post I want to give you 3 P’s for handling your weaknesses but first let’s define what weakness we are talking about. We are not talking about weaknesses you might have in any skills such as speaking, time management or communication skills. As a Christian leader those skills are likely important to your current effectiveness and instrumental in any further aspirations you might have. If a skill is important to your success as a leader then by all means spend time working to improve it! But that’s not the kind of weakness I am talking about here. Today’s post is about weaknesses (aka flaws) in your personality. Those weaknesses that come as natural to your personality as breathing is to living. Those weakness that you likely don’t even realize just occurred until after the fact when you say “Rats, I did it again!” Scripture

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“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. 2 Corinthians 12:9 So how do we turn those embarrassing moments where our weakness fail us as leaders into the opportunity for God’s Power to shine through? First and foremost is to be aware of your weakness. Second we need to apply the 3 P’s below. I’ll reference a few of mine (INTJ weaknesses) in the 3 P’s below.  Prayer: Once you know what your weaknesses are then you can be more effective in your requests to God for helping you be the Christian Leader He has called you to be. One of my weakness is that I ambrutally honest which can come across at times as insensitive. So often I catch people off guard when they ask me a question or for my thoughts on the matter. I rarely if ever tell them what the want to hear. But my prayer is frequently (and especially when going into a tough conversation) Lord, even though I may not say what they want to hear I pray that it is what you want them to hear.  People: The people that are close to you and care about you can truly be an alley in your weaknesses. Primarily because they can see what you can’t. One weakness I have is under high levels of stress I can tend to become robotic and unconcerned in directing people.  So when I worked in the corporate world I would ask my assistant to look out for that.


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When I seemed to be barking out orders left and right she would come in, shut the door and ask me what was stressing me. A quick conversation about my behaviors (unbeknownst to me), some time in prayer and I could begin functioning in a way that was more acceptable to my teammates and to God. This authenticity about my flaws showed God’s power and often after the fact led to a good chuckle.  Precedence: Meaning what circumstances trigger weaknesses for you. My personality has a disdain for inefficiency and imperfection, trying very hard to iron out all the flaws and analyze all possibilities. This is can be wonderful when you are dealing with a process or system, strategizing a marketing or business plan but it also can put a speed bump in progress and slow things down. So I’ve had to adopt and make sure those working with me help me adopt a good enough to start mentality. Understanding that as we progress we can tweak and re-evaluate. As for dealing with people this is unacceptable – this is where prayer for patience, kindness, goodness and self-control comes in. Again an opportunity for God’s power to shine in my weakness. So what about you. What are you weaknesses and what techniques do you employ? Would love to hear from you in the comments below.


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YOU ARE A THREAT TO THE KINGDOM OF DARKNESS!!!!!!!! BY APOLTLE JESSIE STRIGGLES The devil knows exactly who you are and what powers you possess - this is why his job is to keep on you NEVER LETTING UP!!!! YOU ARE A THREAT TO THE KINGDOM OF DARKNESS!!! There is ONLY ONE devil like their is ONLY ONE GOD~~~~the devil just like God have angels on assignment. or should I say demons. If you are NOT a threat and you just saved - AMEN!!! But the Chosen of God, the justified and qualified of God always in warfare because of who they are. The devil job is to get into your mind - THE GAME CHANGER!!! You can't focus, you are stressed, depressed, worried, having pity parties and inviting others to come. He has effectively shut you down. You are NO GOOD for anything; never mind healing, deliverance, can't bring a word, can't even pray.


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So many of God's people in this final hour have been lead astray, swayed, toss to and fro like the wind by a right word coming from the wrong spirit. YES A RIGHT WORD COMING FROM A WRONG SPIRIT, the enemy of your mind must come as an angel of light for some; then it really don't take much for some. WHY> many have left God because He refuse to move on our terms and our wants, when we want what we want. I DID LOVE GOD, I USE TO BELIEVE IN GOD; NO GOD DON'T HEAR ME WHEN I PRAY - CRAZINESS!!!! WHERE ARE THE FRONT LINE PEOPLE - TOO MANY EMPTY SPACES ON THE FRONTLINE; WHAT HAPPEN TO YOU OR SHOULD I SAY WHO HAPPEN TO YOU. Wait a minute - God got some POWERFUL PEOPLE THAT ARE A THREAT TO THE KINGDOM OF DARKNESS AND WILL NOT MOVE!!!! Too much wickedness, too much evil, too much hate riding a dark horse hard in the midst. Let us get our minds together - EVERYBODY ON ONE ACCORD - that we may operate in our God given powers. The devil doesn't want anyone healed; and he sees the healer in you - he sees that you can speak to the mountain and say be thou removed in Jesus Name and it tumbles down. Lord of Mercy - I have seen so many backdown; thereby rendering their powers. I pray you wakeup from your sleep walking and take your position.


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YES I DO KNOW HELL CAME IN FOR THE KILL; BUT I DO KNOW GOD BLOCKED IT!!! Let us rise up and return to the front line where you were called to. final word - YOU ARE A THREAT TO THE KINGDOM OF DARKNESS - RISE TO THE OCCASION!!!! BELIEVE AGAIN from the desk of AJS


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BY ANGEL FULKERSON ♪♫¸.•*♥¨*•♪:*´†`*:♫Ab~~ba A~bba Father♪♫¸.•*♥¨*•♪:*´†`*:♫ ♪♫¸.•*♥¨*•♪:*´†`*:♫You are the potter♪♫¸.•*♥¨*•♪:*´†`*:♫ ♪♫¸.•*♥¨*•♪:*´†`*:♫We are the clay♪♫¸.•*♥¨*•♪:*´†`*:♫ ♪♫¸.•*♥¨*•♪:*´†`*:♫the work of your hands... ♪♫¸.•*♥¨*•♪:*´†`*:♫ Hello, Hallelujah and Amen! Isn’t it awesome when God starts our day off with putting a song on our hearts and when we let it rise up out of us through our lips, it makes for a wonderful start to our day. Abba Father, Our Heavenly Daddy who chose us, adopted us and made us His own…made YOU His own… He is the potter and we are the clay. We are the work of His hands if we let Him, IF we go to Him, Abba Father, our Heavenly Daddy.... IF we do not allow ourselves to be hardened and unworkable... On that day we each chose to accept Jesus, we were adopted into a huge family and God became our Father. Jesus became our Savior, our Deliverer and so much more but today know that HE became our brother. I remember once talking with a young girl who had been adopted and she explained that to be birthed into a family is not really a choice...but to be chosen, for someone to look at you and say:


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"I want you to be a part of my family" is awesome. What is even more wonderful is that not only are you chosen but you also are given the choice of whether or not to accept that family as your own, to choose whether or not that set of parents are who you want. Even after you choose them, there are trust factors that sometimes keep us from loving them but when they love us anyways, even when we are not really theirs, we begin to feel like we are theirs. Thank about that. You may not love them at first but you get to know them, begin to love them and the love you have for them increases AND ITS BECAUSE THEY LOVE YOU/US FIRST.

This is pretty much how it is in this family of God. We love Him because He first loved us. He chose us and we are offered the opportunity to choose Him, we choose thus we become children of God. Many think of God as a big judge ready at any moment to slam down the hammer of judgment or to strike us with lightning if we do anything wrong BUT when we chose Jesus we were immediately adopted into the family making God our Father...Abba Father...Daddy. Jesus became like our big brother. Aren't big brothers supposed to look after their brothers and sisters?


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Awesome, right! Often, we find ourselves being told just how we should do things in our lives but we actually learn through the example of others. Jesus, our big brother, is the example before us...but...how can we follow the example he sets without getting to know Him? The way we get to know Him is through reading the Word of God, through prayer and through other loving brothers and sisters who know Jesus. Being that we are adopted into this family, we depend on our big brother to help us to get to know Daddy better because, in a matter of speaking, we are afraid of Him. He is big and powerful and well, we just don't know Him. Of course, as with our earthly daddy, we also want his attention and sometimes fight with our siblings to get that attention but our

Heavenly Father wants us to get alongâ&#x20AC;Ś to come to Him together, and aloneâ&#x20AC;Ś and to know we are each EQUALLY important to Him. Our big brother, Jesus, shows us how to come alone and come together (if we allow him) because he is the leader, the Head.


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Our big brother, Jesus, wants you to not be afraid but to talk with Daddy so he can get to know you and mostly so you can get to know Him, to trust Him, to rely on Him and to know about the love He has for you... Jesus opens the way for you to go to our Father during good times and bad, during times when you have done wrong and when you have done right. This Father is not like one you may have ever known before because He accepts you as you are and has a desire for you to be happy and to feel loved. He wants to walk with you and talk with you and for you to desire that which He desires.

Remember, He loves you and now, He awaits you coming to know Him and love Him. You love Him because first HE LOVED YOU! You are on your way to a relationship that will last forever. He will never leave you nor forsake you. Will you come to Him?


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Jesus bids you come to daddy...Abba Father... John 3:16 says to us… to you… God so loves the world (us, me and you) that HE gave His Only Begotten Son (Jesus) so that if we will choose to believe in Him, we will not perish but have everlasting life… so what am I saying to YOU… He Loves You… He Chose You… and he waits on You to say yes, I come… I believe… I love you, too… Wait! Have you done this yet? I want to give you a moment… if it’s your first time or if you are just feeling like right now is a good time to renew your commitment to Him. It is such an easy thing to do once we believe… Jesus I know what you did for me, I believe… forgive me… thank you for loving me, I love you, too… YOU chose me and now I choose YOU… help me cling to YOU and even when I mess up, draw me close so I can know YOU are here… thank YOU… thank YOU… Let me give you a moment… Now tell someone about your new relationship… commitment… testify… With this teaching in mind, let us revisit 1 Corinthians 12:12-24 with a fresh outlook… Father God reveal to us something in YOUR Word that draws us closer to YOU… that helps us love YOU and love others more… thank YOU for Your Word, in Jesus Name, amen 1 Corinthians 12:12-24 (NLT) 12 The human body has many parts, but the many parts make up one whole body. So it is with the body of Christ. 13 Some of us are Jews, some are Gentiles,[a] some are slaves, and some are free. But we have all been baptized into one body by one Spirit, and we all share the same Spirit.[b] 14 Yes, the body has many different parts, not just one part.


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15 If the foot says, “I am not a part of the body because I am not a hand,” that does not make it any less a part of the body. 16 And if the ear says, “I am not part of the body because I am not an eye,” would that make it any less a part of the body? 17 If the whole body were an eye, how would you hear? Or if your whole body were an ear, how would you smell anything? 18 But our bodies have many parts, and God has put each part just where he wants it. 19 How strange a body would be if it had only one part! 20 Yes, there are many parts, but only one body. 21 The eye can never say to the hand, “I don’t need you.” The head can’t say to the feet, “I don’t need you.” 22 In fact, some parts of the body that seem weakest and least important are actually the most necessary. 23 And the parts we regard as less honorable are those we clothe with the greatest care. So we carefully protect those parts that should not be seen, 24 while the more honorable parts do not require this special care. So God has put the body together such that extra honor and care are given to those parts that have less dignity. I am so thankful for you all, my family...for my big brother, Jesus... and for my coming to know God as my loving Heavenly Father. I pray that today will become the beginning of a wonderful lifetime with you and I drawing near to our Father and His family so that we can not only practice the presence of God but experience His presence at all times. May we follow our big Brother Jesus all the way. God Bless you all. With love in Jesus, Angel I hope this blesses you and if not, I can send another Amen! & Amen


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"WHAT DOES "EASTER" MEAN TO YOU?" : BY PROPHETESS SISTER MARY This message is going out to all "saints' of God who know the true meaning of God and will stand for it's true meaning in their walk as well as their talk. There has just got to be more true believers taking a stand in these last and evil times we live in, Saints. So many have followed along with the world's tradition of the "pagan' way of celebrating Easter. They seem to think it's alright to have Easter egg hunts; just buy easter candy for the kids and let them see Easter bunnies as the fun part of Easter. Also, don't forget to dress up all special with your Easter hat and dress and suit on to compete with others who are trying to do the same thing. Oh, never mind the fact that most haven't even seen the inside of God's house since the last Easter So many who are not understanding the true meaning of the celebration of the time of year that has been called "Easter" is a sad because our Savior, though He died on Calvary's Cross, did not stay dead, but HE ROSE AGAIN And that is the real reason to celebrate and it is a holy day , not a worldly celebration day I've looked up several meanings on line as to what Easter means


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1.) A Christian feast commemorating the Resurrection of Jesus. 2.) It also commemorates JESUS CHRIST'S VICTORY OVER DEATH 3.) IT SYMBOLIZES THE ETERNAL LIFE THAT IS GRANTED TO ALL WHO BELIEVE IN HIM AND LAST<4.) IT is proof that JESUS CONQUERED DEATH ONE AND FOR ALL HALLELUJAH ALLL GLORY AND HONOR, DOMINON AND POWER BELONGS TO HIM<JESUS So, you see, Saints of God, we have got to let our light shine and celebrate the true meaning and give God all the glory and honor for giving us HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON. THE FATHER loved us sooo much that He was willing to sacrifice HIS Son to die for us the most horrific death on the cross at Calvary; then, JESUS, was sooo full of love that He was willing to obey the Father's instructions and lay down HIS crown of glory and HIS robe of majesty and come allll the way down to earth , knowingly and willing to suffer hurt, agony and pain and hang on that old rugged cross for 3 hours (6th to the 9th hour) the Bible says. And while He was hanging there, He still thought of us. He knew that we, just like the soldiers that beat HIm all the way up Golgotha's hill and riveted HIS feet and nailed HIS hands also to the cross; watched HIM suffer, yet He said, "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do. " They yet pierced Him in the side, after his death, to confirm he was dead and watched the blood and water come streaming down from His body. WHAT LOVE


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Well, after allll of the suffering He did, Jesus still kept HIS promise that if they destroyed HIS temple (body) He would raise it up again in 3 days Had He stayed dead, He wouldn't been any different than all others who were sinners that had died before him. He would've been considerd just like any ordinary man who was crucified on the cross for committing a crime. But, He was not a thief or murderer. He hung between two thieves, but only one of them asked Him for forgiveness and He told HIM that "on this day , thou will be with me in paradise." Jesus exemplified, not only forgiveness but HIS Agape' love< unconditional/eternal/everlasting love. The best part of this whole story is, JESUS IS ALIVE HE LIVES ALL BECAUSE HE ROSE AGAIN FROM CALVARY'S CROSS JESUS claimed the victory over death for us when He went down to hell and took back the keys of death and the grave from the devil And He claimed ALL POWER IN HEAVEN AND IN EARTH ARE IN HIS HANDS If He had stayed dead, we would not have victory in HIS name today We would not have Eternal Life if He had not rose from the grave He proved that through HIS RESURRECTION POWER He has conquered death for us all


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It's high time, Saints of God, that we learned how to truly celebrate Easter , which was originally a holy day. But, as usual, the devil got busy and made it a pagan holiday by tempting man into commercializing Easter and making it just a holiday for some to get off work, called :"Good Friday." And as far as Easter, it's no big deal to those who are supposed to know the true meaning. Instead, it should be a day that we truly celebrate it as a Christian's feast day, commemorating the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead. Well, Saints, I've shared the true meaning of Easter with you. I prefer to call it "RESURRECTION DAY" and then I think that would explain it's true meaning more to even those who haven't yet accepted HIM as Savior. Who knows it might just draw more souls to become believers in Jesus and what He did to save their soul from burning in hell. How will you celebrate Resurrection Sunday Will you witness to someone about the Lord Jesus or will you hide your head in shame God forbid that you would dare be ashamed of the Savior But, instead, let's celebrate HIS RESURRECTION after HIS dying on the cross for our sins. God bless you all,


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Pilate’s Powerless Plight :by David M. McNabb

As we approach the time of Passover, our thoughts are drawn back to Calvary, where Jesus – Yeshuah, our Savior – was slain for the sins of all mankind. If we apply the blood of Christ, our Passover, to the doorposts of our heart, God has promised that we shall be free of the curse of death, having our sins covered in His Son. Many were involved in crucifying our Lord: Romans, Jews, secular and religious rulers and common folk. Jesus spoke very little as they brought him before Herod, the high priest, and Pilate. The Lord impressed upon my mind one of those interchanges in particular.


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In John 18, as Jesus stood before Pilate, Pilate asked him three questions, to each of which Jesus did reply. “Then Pilate entered into the judgment hall again, and called Jesus, and said unto him, Art thou the King of the Jews? Jesus answered him, Sayest thou this thing of thyself, or did others tell it thee of me? Pilate answered, Am I a Jew? Thine own nation and the chief priests have delivered thee unto me: what hast thou done? Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence. Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice. Pilate saith unto him, What is truth?” (John 18:33-38). Then Pilate attempted to let Jesus go, by taking advantage of their custom to release a prisoner at Passover. He gave the people a choice of either Jesus, in whom Pilate find could no fault, or Barabbas, whom the Scriptures call a robber. Given that choice, Pilate assumed that the people would surely choose Jesus, and leave a cruel brawler and plunderer to face judgment. Imagine his surprise when the people cried out, “Give us Barabbas!” Then, as the people beheld Jesus, they cried out, saying, “Crucify him! Crucify him!”


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Pilate went back into the judgment hall and asked Jesus, “Whence art thou?” But Jesus did not answer. Pilate said, “Speakest thou not unto me? Knowest thou not that I have power to crucify thee, and have power to release thee? Jesus answered, Thou couldest have no power at all against me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin.” Typically, we see Jesus’ reply to Pilate as addressing whether or not Pilate had the authority to have Christ crucified. However, Jesus said that Pilate had NO POWER, except that which the Father had given. That all-inclusive statement addresses Pilate’s entire claim, both the power to crucify, and the power to release. Pilate thought that he could do either, but he had already seen that he did not. You see, Pilate was, from the beginning, trying to release Jesus. Jesus was not only telling him that if he crucified the Lord, it was because the Father had let him. He was also informing Pilate that no matter how hard he tried, he had no power to release the Lamb that was slain from the foundation of the world. Immediately after Jesus informed Pilate of the true source of his authority, John records, “And from thenceforth Pilate sought to release him...” (John 19:12). But now, the Jews brought political threats against him, and finally got their wish. Jesus, an innocent man, would be crucified.


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Pilate had tried desperately to find a way to let Jesus go free. He plead his case before His accusers. When Pilate performed the custom of releasing a prisoner for Passover, he chose the vilest man he could to be the other option. With my mind’s eye, I can see a judge who is trying to mete out true justice and in an attempt to free a good man, offers a choice between him and a mobster. But Jesus’ words are altogether true. Pilate had no power to release him. The same prophecies, spoken by the same God, which required Pilate to crucify the Lord, also denied him the power to let Jesus go free. The more Pilate tried to set Jesus at liberty, the more God proved to him that he was completely powerless to do so. Finally, Pilate relented. However, he did not go down without giving the last word. Pilate fashioned a placard to be displayed on the cross of Christ. It read (in Hebrew, Greek, and Latin), “JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS.” The enemies of Christ were sore offended, and told Pilate to change it to read, “He said, I am King of the Jews.” Pilate, exercising the last bit of His God-given authority in this case, answered them, “What I have written I have written.” With this fresh look, it is easier to view Pilate as a good man, desiring to execute sound judgment in righteousness, but being powerless to do so, since God did not endow him with the authority to release the man of sorrows.


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Prophecy had to be fulfilled, and not even the Governor of Judea, the highest secular authority in the region, could prevent it. I do not know Pilate’s ultimate fate. Perhaps God sees in him a quality that has been lost on Christianity at large. But I know this, despite all of Pontius Pilate’s efforts to the contrary, Jesus Christ, the Son of God, was crucified that day, and washed us from our sins in his own blood. “O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ” (1 Corinthians 15:55-57).

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BY BABSIE HANNAH VAN DER BERG

Stairway to Heaven

The stairway is an upward climb Many patches of rough steps we find We talk and pray with Jesus on our way As our guide He keeps us from going astray. Many times we are filled with demons of fear And the voice of Jesus speaks I am here He whispers words that give us hope Then we journey on, now able to cope. We have no secret that He does not know Nothing can be hidden from Him, this is so Out of the darkness of the night The light of Jesus shines bright. At times we may falter along the way On this earth we are not meant to stay For some their journey will be slow But the angels in heaven await we know. He watches over us with tender care We see Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s beauty as we journey there God loves this world we know Because of all the blessings He does bestow. The stairway will end outside heavenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s gates Inside happiness and joy with God awaits Everlasting peace will be our reward


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And we will stand with Jesus our Lord. "At the stairway’s end there will be no more sorrow; Life will be eternal with God tomorrow."

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KATHI MACIAS DEVOTIONAL Oh, clap your hands, all you peoples! Shout to God with the voice of triumph! (Psalm 47:1, NKJV) Our great-grandson Cameron came to visit us just before Christmas (with his mom, not alone!). He was about 17 months old then, an adorable, delightful child with Downs Syndrome. For the most part, he is quiet and well-behaved. But as darkness fell, we decided to turn on the outside Christmas lights and take him out to see them. Great-Grandpa Al held him as Cameronâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mom and I looked on. The minute Cameron saw those lights, his eyes widened, his face glowed, and he began to clap his hands together and shout for joy. I watched him with tears in my eyes, thinking of the words in Psalm 47:1 and wishing I could be so uninhibited as to clap my hands and shout for joy over something so simple as Christmas lights. As with all our children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, I have learned a lot over the years just by watching them. Cameron is no exception. He is, in fact, the perfect picture of what Jesus meant when He said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Let the little children come to Me,


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and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 19:14, NKJV). The purity of a child’s joy flows from the simplicity of faith. That’s the kind of faith and joy I want: pure and simple, flowing without reservation from a heart that trusts the One who holds us close to His own heart. May we all learn from the faith and joy of children—and begin to exhibit that faith and joy so that others may see and respond. Clap your hands, all you people, and shout to God with the voice of triumph! ***My two newest releases, The Singing Quilt and The 40-Day Devotional Challenge, are now available at the following online venues: http://www.amazon.com/Singing-Quilt-Kathi-Macias-eboo k/dp/B00HX93LSE/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=13 92665750&sr=1-4&keywords=Kathi+Macias http://www.deepershopping.com/item/kathi-macias/40-d ay-devotional-challange-to-encourage-your-heart/612218 6.html ***Kathi Macias, PO Box 772, Homeland, CA 92548 www.kathimacias.com Communicating the vision… (Hab.2:2) alandkathi@ca.rr.com www.kathimacias.com


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I Am The Gate

BY:DELIA ANN THUMDABOO

The Middle Eastern shepherd led his sheep, he did not drive them as in other cultures, the sheep knew his voice and the shepherd knew his flock, a relationship underpinned by trust, caring, security and provision. At night the shepherd would construct a makeshift pen of brush and bushes, either in a U- shape or circle, he would place thorny branches on the brush in order to prevent the sheep from escaping but more importantly to keep the thieves and wild animals out.


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There would be one entrance and exit and the shepherd would lie across this point, becoming the door in and out of the sheepfold. Such an act revealed the nature of the shepherd and the essence of a good shepherd. Jesus said, "I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. They will come in and go out, and find pasture. John 10:9. Jesus distinguishes Himself as the True Shepherd, the Good Shepherd, and the one who lays His life down for His flock. 'Whoever enters through me will be saved' is an open invitation to all. His enfold, the sanctuary He provides is a safe-haven rich and full of the benefits, the blessings the mercies and graces freely extended to those who enter, to those who believe, to those who receive Him as the Good Shepherd. Doing life on planet earth is hard, life is fast and pressured, we face all kinds of fights and struggles, spiritual battles and warfare, snares traps leave us exposed and vulnerable. Enemy attack is intent on stealing from us, from destroying and removing every iota of peace, of hope and belief, this is the intent and motivation of evil - BUT Jesus has come to give us life and life more abundantly! What a beautiful realization that we will come in and go out and find pasture from within the protection of His fold. The cacophony of voices in our head has to dispel and disperse when we become attuned to the voice of our Shepherd. Jesus said, My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me! It's from relationship and communion that such intimacy and familiarity are forged.


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Being single stable minded in Christ is one of the greatest defenses and shields we will ever possess. As a man thinks so is He, our battles are waged in our minds, BUT when we put on the mind of Christ, we engage and absorb Divine cognitive ability and capacity. Just as the shepherd constructed a bushy thorny hedge around his sheep pen, Jesus is the hedge around us. I think of the Crown of thorns thrust into His brow, a powerful symbol epitomizing the beautiful exchange His mind for ours, His thoughts about us, His plan and purpose for our lives, how incredibly liberating, freeing and empowering. Jesus has provided a way for us, and all who come to Him, through Him are saved, are protected are secure and safe. Maybe you are at a point in your life where you have no security or assurance, you seem to believe you have no future or hope - the Good News is that Jesus is the door, the gate, the way and He invites you to come in and find that place of rest, of refreshing of peace and intent. The Good Shepherd will lead will guide, and He will show the way. As we approach Passover and the Passion of Christ I encourage you to meditate on Psalm 23, for truly The Lord is our Shepherd, we shall not want! Surely Your Goodness and Mercy will follow us all the days of our lives and we will dwell in the House of the Lord forever. Amen. Women of Worth International assist Pastors to start and maintain an effective Women's Ministry. Pastors in over 90 countries like the simple, free program because it gets many people involved, freeing up their time to do what only they can do. Women love it because it allows them to use their Spiritual Gifts within their church. Register to start a WOW chapter in your church at www.wowintl.net


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PREPARING THE VESSEL GOD USES Part 1 (LESSONS FROM THE DONKEY-MARK OF A DISCIPLE) By: Pastor Wole Gbogboade Text: Mark 11:1-6 There are many ways by which the Lord taught His disciples: in some places, He taught them by parables, plain words whereas some other time He used plants, weather, past events or animals or His actions to demonstrate what He had taught or things He had told them would happen. So, the Lord would use signs to relay or amplify His message to them. When they nearly got to Jerusalem, the Lord sent two of His disciples to go for a colt that has never been used by anyone, a clean colt. If anyone asked them why loose the colt, they should simply say the Lord has need of it. There are some lessons to learn as disciple of Jesus from the text: 1- The vessel God will use must be prepared. 2- The vessel must be clean. 2Tim. 2:21.


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3- The owners released the colt to His disciples just as the Master said. How willing are we to release what God has given to us for His kingdom purpose not just for our selfish interest? May the Lord help us. Obedience to God’s word exhibited by owners of that colt is notable. It is also very important to promptly obey the Lord without holding back. 4- Disciples and the Jews had problem with Jesus’ mode of operation. Many times, they had paradigm shift understanding His humility. How would the King of the Jews ride on colt and not horse know for its prestige or chariots that are notable for king’s use? How can the King ride on donkey mostly used by the commoners, the poor people? We must learn that His kingdom is not of this earth. Also, the way of life in God’s kingdom is to serve. The donkey is a symbol of service! Mark 10:42-45. According to the Lord, humble service is greatness in the kingdom of God. 5- The Lord knows His own. Therefore, we should aspire to please Him. 6- The colt just followed them as well. The Lord does not need our human achievement as much as He needs our availability to use us. Isa. 6:8.


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7- Die to self: in God’s kingdom, it is selfless service which symbolizes crucifixion of the flesh. John 12:24. Jesus is our example. He would not do anything except what the Father asked Him to do. John 5:19 & 30-31. 8- Love of God and love for the brethren is mark of a good disciple. John 13:34-35. CHARACTERISTICS OF DONKEY As I said earlier, the Lord would use natural things to teach spiritual truth and signs to amplify what He has taught His disciples. A good example is the donkey. Let us examine the characteristics of a donkey and relate it to what He had expressed to His disciples many times: 1- A donkey is an animal commonly used for domestic errands – you often see donkey being ride by men, women even children. It is affordable and useful both for humans and goods. It helps to transport people and their goods from home to farm or markets. Children use it to even convey water from the river etc. 2- The donkey is called beast of burden because, it helps people carry their burden. 3- Donkey is rugged, known for it’s resilience to weather, rough terrain or heavy load. 4- Donkey is not rebellious. It’s not quick tempered like the horse or bull.


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5- Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s generally slow but steady. It can run a little bit though. The bible says, the race is not for the swiftâ&#x20AC;ŚEccl. 9:11. 6- Donkey is quite no matter the burden laid on it. This signifies endurance and perseverance 7- Naturally on every donkey is a mark of the cross on the back. Luke 9:23. The Lord said, if any man would follow Him, he must deny himself, carry his cross and follow Him. He also had told them He must get to the cross before obtaining the crown. Heb.12:1-3. 8- Humility: the donkey does not talk, very quite and humbly serving its master. Donkey always wants to please its rider not itself. Mark 10:43-45. 9- The donkey is gentle no matter the pressure. It teaches more about the lifestyle of our Lord Jesus Christ and about the fruit of the Holy Spirit: loving, selfless, persevering, forbearing, peaceful etc. Word of Salvation Publication http://www.christfamilyevangelicalmission.com/ http://www.tyrannusschool.wordpress.com/ PO Box 7572, Ikeja (100001), Lagos. Nigeria. Tel: +2348033250375,


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KENNETH WHITE

The Beast Out of The Sea....BY

" Well do I remember when I was a child in the Pentecostal church, the most intriguing, exciting, and yet frightening sermons I heard were those on Bible prophecy. When a “prophecy preacher” came by for a series of teachings it always drew a crowd! Everyone wanted to know who the Antichrist is and when and where he will appear. One tent evangelist came through and announced his subject for a Saturday night: THE GREAT DICTATOR — WHO HE IS, WHERE HE IS, HE IS ALIVE AND IN THE WORLD TODAY! Come Saturday night, every seat was filled and several rows of people stood outside all the way around the tent. Such teaching also filled the altars! But I have learned through the years of walking with God that preaching prophecy to sinners is nothing but time and talent wasted. Unfortunately, many so-called evangelists have not yet learned that fact! There is but one story that can touch sinful hearts: Jesus and His wonderful love (I Cor. 2:1-2). Prophecy is for saints alone. Long centuries ago the Holy Spirit revealed this great truth to the prophet Daniel. “Go thy way, Daniel: for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end.


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Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand” (Dan. 12:9-10). Of course any man can understand the morbid nonsense that is preached as prophecy by the masses today. Anybody can understand the drivel fed the people in books like The Late Great Planet Earth or Left Behind. Any fool can understand foolishness. But not even the carnal-minded among Christians can understand true prophecy! God does not whisper His secrets to those who will abuse that confidence. Merchandising entertaining and spell-binding books to make money is not evidence of either revelation or depth in God. And so the carnal-minded, even in the church, are without knowledge. The “wicked” of which Daniel wrote are not necessarily those who practice outward sin, but those who have not received a love of the truth and serve the serpent by subscribing to his lies and delusions, however inoffensive they may seem, thus defiling those who listen and dragging them down the road which ends in spiritual stagnation and loss. “But the wise shall understand, and shall shine as the brightness of the firmament” (Dan. 12:10,3). In the thirteenth chapter of the Revelation the awesome prophecy is given of two beasts terrible in power and strength that dominate all the inhabitants of the earth and make war against the saints.


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As we approach this scene may I say that it’s not surprising that most Christians, at the mere mention of the events that are portrayed in this portion of the book, start conjuring up mental images of grotesque beasts, one world government tyranny, or a super-man Antichrist brutally killing the saints or imposing the fearful “mark of the beast” in their right hand or in their forehead, thus forever sealing their doom in eternal hell-fire and damnation. Thousands of churches and teachers use such apocalyptic imagery to frighten people into confessing their sins and “getting right with God.” Very often, their hearers do not truly get converted to a loving and intimate relationship with the Lord; they merely cry their eyes out and beg God for mercy in order to escape His wrath. As soon as the fear factor is discredited or wears off, the so-called repentance often loses its effect. I would point out here that there are no chapter divisions in the original text of the Revelation, and armed with this understanding it may be clearly seen that the events of chapter thirteen are the continuation of the great drama unfolded in chapter twelve. The chapter begins with the conjunction “and” denoting continuity of thought and action. To show the flow we will begin with the last verse of chapter twelve and continue through the first two verses of chapter thirteen. Thus it reads, “And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.


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And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy. And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority” (Rev. 12:17; 13:1-2). John has been moving around quite a bit in his visions, beholding things happening in the heavens, and those transpiring on earth, as also in the wilderness. The closing verses of chapter twelve position John in the “earth” for that is where “the remnant of her seed” is located. The woman herself had been in the earth until she fled from the face of the serpent far away into the wilderness. So John is not now called up to heaven again, but is placed in the earth, upon the sand of the sea, that unique spot where earth and sea meet. The picture reveals what is going on in the earth-realm, the soulical, cultural, moral, and religious dimensions of human society. And it shows just what power and means it is through which the dragon makes war with the remnant of her seed. So as soon as the dragon goes to make war with the remnant of her seed, John is found standing in this earth realm, but he stands facing the sea. This “sand of the sea” is the realm of earth in closest proximity to the sea — in fact washed by the waves crashing upon it with the ebb and flow of the tides.


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Call to mind that the term “the sand of the sea” was used to refer to the seed of Abraham in Genesis 22:17, and to Jacob’s seed in Genesis 32:12. So the sand of the sea has a connection with the people of God. The seed of Abraham and Jacob, that is the fleshly Israel, is a fitting type of “the remnant of her seed,” the “great multitude” of the Lord’s redeemed people. The sand of the sea signifies the realm of earth where abides “the remnant of her seed,” the rest of the Lord’s people who are not identified as part either of the manchild company of overcoming sons of God or the woman-bride of Christ. Though they are counted as the Lord’s people, they dwell in an exceedingly fleshly, carnal, and worldly condition, as close as one can get to the unregenerate state of the wicked and yet not be in it! “Epic” — “thrilling” — “bound to hold your attention!” Words like these are often used to describe books, plays, and screen productions, and without doubt these terms can be applied to the visions John saw as recorded in chapter thirteen of the Revelation! John beholds how out of the sea there emerges a frightful monster, a beast, indeed a wild beast, as it is in the Greek, ferocious and ravenous of nature. If we compare the term “beast” with the term “dragon” it is clear that the beast out of the sea is not the same as the dragon who is in the earth! The beast is not Satan! The “dragon” has been cast into the earth, but now a “beast” rises up out of the sea.


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Individually, the beast represents the same thing as the sea out of which he rises, that is, the body-realm, the carnal nature of the flesh man, the natural man, the wicked man, man at the lowest level of his being, the man of sin who is motivated, dominated, and controlled by the satanic spirit. YET THIS BEAST IS SOMETHING MORE THAN THAT! The scene here is not merely one of state of being, but of manifestation, expression, action, organization, proclamation, and power!"...J Preston Eby and Kenneth White

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ISSUES OF HEALTH HEALTHY TIPS FOR IMPROVING OUR PHYSICAL CONDITION : WITH EVANGELIST FAVOR P. LIBERTY


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ISSUES OF HEALTH TESITIMONIES OF CHRISTIANS BALTING SICKNESS : BY EVNGELIST FAVOR P. LIBERTY

Life as a Christian battling chronic illness : BY MIKE MONTGOMERY I have been fortunate enough to have to deal with illness my whole life. I say fortunate because it has also given me reason to totally rely on God for daily strength and for healing. Just as the Israelites had periods of favor with the Lord followed by a time when the Lord removed His hands and let them make it without Him, I too have gone through the cycles. I have tried to be obedient but as anyone else would when they are chronically ill I have learned to depend on God on the bad days and rejoice on the good days. I say that because that is normal but what God revealed to me is that any day with Him is a good day. So I try and through Christ Jesusâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; strength I make every effort to rejoice in the Lord always. I know many may be thinking that that is easy to say but just how much can you suffer before you give in. Well, for me it is 53 surgeries, MS, Diabetes, and a genetic peripheral neuropathy called Charcot Marie Tooth. That doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t mean that you have to go through that much before you say Lord I need help. Rejoicing always is about allowing the Holy Spirit to rejoice through you.


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There are many days when my prayer has been real simple, “Lord Jesus, Help!” The ability to maintain a proper attitude as you suffer is all about surrender. No one can do it alone, we all need a Savior, a guide and a comforter, we all need the power of the Almighty God. It is through surrender and taking it one day at a time that a person remains sane and able to rejoice in the Lord. There is a benefit that helps anyone draw near to Jesus, we can identify with Christ’s suffering and be conformable to His death and resurrection. I no longer ask God to change me, I ask to always be near Him so when I am down it is His hand that reaches down and picks me up. I think this applies to healthy people as well as sick people. We need Jesus, ask Him today to you be more like Him. That is what Christian life is all about.

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ISSUES OF HEALTH TESITIMONIES OF CHRISTIANS BALTING SICKNESS : BY EVNGELIST FAVOR P. LIBERTY

BY TIMLYNN WARD My story is meant to encourage you to believe God, even in the midst of what appears to be an impossible situation. My story starts in June of 2012. I was gradually beginning to get choked on food every time that I would eat. At first, I didn't think anything about it. However, it grew worse with each passing day. I had gotten to the point that I was on a liquid diet because of the choking. I prayed earnestly that God would heal me. Had friends and family praying as well. Things never changed and I was feeling the effects of whatever was going on. I had now lost a total of 75-80 pounds. I had been out of work due to a back injury in 2011, so I had no insurance, therefore I could not go to the doctor. A dear friend and brother in Christ stood up one Sunday morning and shared his heart and took up a love offering to help me go to the doctor.


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I went, and the doctor told me that he wanted to make an appointment for me in Augusta, Georgia to see a specialist. He thought I had a tumor on the back of my tongue. While waiting for this appointment to be made, I REALLY began to seek the Lord. I always thought I had a deep personal relationship with my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, but when you are facing this type of news it will definitely push you to know Him more intimately. It took about two weeks before I had an appointment. When I went to that doctor, he examined me with the scope they run down your throat. He determined that the tumor was not on my tongue but was sitting upon my vocal cords, and restricting my airway. They admitted me that afternoon, and the very next morning I was in surgery. They were going to remove the tumor and send it to biopsy to verify if it was cancerous or not. Things did not go very smoothly during the surgery. I was told, afterwards, that I had stopped breathing twice on the table. That explains me waking up in ICU with a tracheostomy tube in my throat. I would need this trach for nearly three months.They had also put in a feeding tube in my stomach for meds and food. That was more aggravating than the trach. Another thing was the pulled all my teeth due to bad gums. That was 31 teeth at one time. They did this so my gums would have time to heal before starting radiation. They did not want the radiation getting into the jaw bone and killing it.


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The next day the doctor came in and told me that I had stage 4 throat cancer, and my survival rate would be 30-35%. He suggested that I take chemo and radiation to kill the remainder of the cancer. It was during this time that I was standing in faith, believing God. I told the doctor I would beat this sickness because my God heals. However, when I got home and was alone in my house, the enemy really bombarded my mind with thoughts like you are going to die, you will never beat this, and many other thoughts as well. This went on for a little over an hour. Then, like the prodigal son, I came to myself and began to speak, and believe in my heart, the Word of God. During my pity party, the Lord spoke to my heart and told me that if I would trust Him, and believe His Word, that He would heal me in 90 days. I said to Him, "OK Lord! I trust You completely, no matter what the circumstances may look like. I believe Your Word is true, and by Your stripes I am healed." I began to decree and declare everyday that I was healed and sincerely believed it in my heart. Even though I believed it in my heart, I began to question. Should I or should I not take this chemo and radiation? If I truly believed and had faith, then why take the chemo and radiation? I was torn on what to do. I prayed and asked God for guidance and wisdom in making the correct decision. One day during my quiet time, He reminded me of the Scripture in Ephesians 6:13 -


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Wherefore take unto you the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and HAVING DONE ALL, to stand. That was the answer I was looking for. God uses doctors and medicine to heal, or He can do it supernaturally. I simply knew that He WAS going to heal me. I started treatments. I took radiation five days a week and chemo once a week. I never lost my hair, and I never got sick. The only problem I encountered was the radiation caused my neck to burn, inside and out. But that is a small thing, and I could live with that. I thanked God everyday for healing me and giving me another day. You never realize how much you take for granted until you face your own mortality. I was diagnosed with stage 4 throat cancer on December 27th, 2012 and I left the hospital getting the trach out on March 27th, 2013. That was exactly 90 days, just as the Lord had spoken to me. However, I had to wait nearly two and a half months before I could have the PET scan done to verify the healing. The chemo and radiation had to work out of my system. But, Praise the Lord, on June 6th, 2013 I was given a report that stated NO MORE CANCER! Hallelujah. As of this date, I am slowly gaining weight and feeling good. God has done a miracle in my life and I enjoy sharing it with everyone. So, for those of you who are facing sickness and disease, remember these important things:


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1. Trust God with your WHOLE heart 2. Believe His Word is true 3. Avoid negative words (your own or those of others) 4. Do all you can do to help you receive healing 5. Be thankful through it all 6. Praise Him in the midst of your storm. I could have been like many who receive that report of cancer. I could have simply given up and sat around waiting to die. However, I decided that I was going to live, no matter what. I deepened my relationship with the Lord, spending more time with Him in prayer and praise, and in reading and studying His Word. I pray that God will heal your body, and make you whole. Repeat this prayer please: Heavenly Father, I choose this day to trust You with my entire heart. I will begin to focus on the truth of Your Word, and not listen to the reports or opinions of people. I know that You took the beating and shed Your blood on the Cross that I might be healed. I receive my healing, right now, in Jesus' name. I decree and declare that "by Your stripes, I am healed." I bind the enemy and curse the spirit of infirmity in my body and command it to dry up at the roots and come out in Jesus' name!


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Cancer must go, diabetes must go, every sickness/disease must GO in Jesus' name! Lord, I thank You for healing me. I receive it, regardless of the way you do it. Whether it be miraculously or by using doctors and medicines, I KNOW true healing comes from You. Help me never take another day for granted or my relationship with you or others. I love you, and I truly desire a deeper, more intimate relationship with you. So, again, thank You for healing me and setting me free in Jesus' mighty and wonderful name! Amen! I pray my story has inspired you to sincerely and completely trust in and follow God. Believe His Word is true and walk by faith. Thank you for allowing me to share this brief testimony with you. If you would like to contact me, or invite me to your church to bring encouragement and healing, you may do so by calling 478-363-4814 or writing to me at 227 Old Stage Road SW, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061. Thank you and God bless.


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FIGHTING AGAINGST ALL ODDS WITH CHRIST ! BY :BONITA RICHIE

My husband, Stephen Richie, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2009 with resulting surgery in November 2009 to remove the cancer-filled prostate. In November 2010, we found that the prostate cancer had spread to many, many, many areas on Stephen bones. Chemotherapy (oral and intravenously) and radiation to several lesions failed. He continued to work his job, however, with The LORD Jesus Christ's strength alone. In November 2013, we found that he has five tumors now on the dura of his brain. Ten full-head radiation treatments were performed at that time. His left leg began suddenly to weaken on him and he would fall often. He is now unable to work his job. He is having to use a walker to walk.


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He has lost his beautiful white hair as a result of the full-head radiation. He has continued double vision in his left eye as a result of damage to the sixth cranial nerve by a tumor on the dura of his brain. Stephen cancer doctor told us in January that Stephen only has 3-6 months to live. We reject that. We are continuing to pray for his total healing. Many are praying this with us. Daniel Kolenda, President and CEO of Evangelist Reinhardt Bonnke's ministry "Christ For All Nations", flew two men of God from Orlando, Florida to our home here in Memphis, Tennessee for the sole purpose of anointing and praying for Stephen complete healing. This happened two days after the cancer doctor gave Stephen death sentence to us. Immediately, Stephen double vision became a very small amount better. Within a week or so, the extreme pain he was experiencing as a result of a cancer lesion on his right shoulder left completely. Keeping in mind that our Church family and Pastor have prayed for him and continue to earnestly pray for his healing along with so many in our personal life, family, and on Facebook, his appetite has improved. He is doing more things for himself though I have much to do for him. He has been started on intravenously chemotherapy again with a different medication and his PSA of 340 dropped to 140 after the first treatment. The LORD has done this! He is not falling as often as he was.


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All of this breaks my heart. It truly breaks my heart to see him like this. I will continue to reach for the hem of Jesus' garment for his total healing and I want to ask that you pray for his total healing, too. Stephen says that The LORD has promised him to heal him completely. The LORD has not spoken that to me but a calm knowing is in my heart that doesn't waver. Please pray for him, Saints. God hears and answers prayer and He heals just as He did when He walked this earth. Thank you so very much. Sincerely in The LORD and ONLY Savior Jesus Christ, Bonita Ann Richie


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"DON'T YOU BE ASHAMED TO OWN JESUS!" :BY PROPHETESS SISTER MARY HE IS EL SHADDAI>ALL MIGHTY AND ALL POWERFUL GOD! WHO ARE YOU TO BE ASHAMED TO OWN JESUS? HE SAYS IN HIS WORD, "IF YOU ARE ASHAMED TO OWN ME BEFORE MAN, I'LL BE ASHAMED TO OWN YOU BEFORE MY FATHER AND HIS ANGELS." (para.) Luke 9:26. Also, He says in Mark 8:28: IF ANYONE IS ASHAMED OF ME AND MY WORDS IN THIS ADULTEROUS AND SINFUL GENERATION, THE SON OF MAN WILL BE ASHAMED OF THEM WHEN HE COMES IN HIS FATHER'S GLORY WITH THE HOLY ANGELS. HE'S THE KING OF kings and the LORD of lords He's OMNIPOTENT GOD> HAS ALL POWER IN HIS HANDS What power is it that man thinks he has Unless God gives you a certain amount of power , you wouldn't be able to get up in the morning and walk towards the bathroom to even brush your teeth. You wouldn't be able to get yourself dressed and go to work unless God had given you the strength and energy to do so So, what power , I ask you, do you think you have on your own authority


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HE'S OMNISCIENT> ALL KNOWING AND ALL WISE GOD Who are you to be so self righteous and think you know so much When He was the one who created you and gave you the brains to be able to think and know anything So, you went to college or a university and got this degree and that one, also. So, is it for you to boast that you have sooo much knowledge Are you so intelligent now that you have your doctorate degree Or your Master's degree Or your Divinity Degree Does that cause you to place yourself above GOD Oh, some of you are sooo smart that you think you can outsmart God Well, let me tell you something.....you are nothing but a "puff of smoke" and all God has to do is to wink HIS eye and call time out and you're gone YOu can be up in the pulpit , preachers, and preaching a mighty sermon and then suddenly collapse and fall; faint or just have a heart attack and die When God says ENOUGH IS ENOUGH...then, so it is Now, that doesn't necessarily mean that that individual was living in sin and God called time. But, what if that were the case Wouldn't that be a shame It would certainly be toooo late to straighten out things once you have taken your last breath wouldn't it He's JEHOVAH-JIREH> OUR SUPPLIER OF ALLL THAT WE STAND IN NEED OF. Well, most of you know HIM by that name because you are constantly calling on HIm with your hand out and wanting HIM to give you all that you desire and also what you need.


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I placed desire first because most , who are carnal in their thinking , are thinking about what they want first even before what they need. Well, I'm here to tell you that God promised to supply all of our needs first, then some of the desires of our heart will be met if we delight ourselves in HIM YOu see, we have a part to play too. The Lord is always going to test our faith in HIM first, and then , our obedience, as well. So don't , child of God, expect HIM to just give us everything we want and not be expected to be tested and tried to see where our faith lies. HE IS ALPHA AND OMEGA THE BEGINNING AND THE ENDING HE IS THE FIRST AND THE LAST So, how is it that some men think they can plan their lives from birth to death and expect God to comply to their wants and desires and needs Some have a calling on their life , but they have put off answering that calling to preach and/or teach the word of God; the unadulterated gospel can wait they say. I still have some other things of life that I enjoy doing first. Well, God is not going to allow you to even think (for long) that you are the one in control. He may allow you to be foolish in your thinking for a time in order that He might teach you a valuable lesson.......HE'S THE ONE IN AUTHORITY.....HE'S GOD of gods He's the CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE. So how can you, one that He created, tell God what to do It's a fool who says there is no God


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So, you need to examine yourself and realize that you are like an "ant" under a GIANTS feet about to get stepped on and put in your place if you keep thinking the way you have that you have more authority than God gave you. Or if you're abusing the priviledge as a man or woman of God and not giving God all the glory and honor but instead want to take all the bows and curtsies yourself Think again, o ye of little faith. I could go on and on and acknowledge, via the names of God just who God is. But, I'm going to allow each individual to pause right here and exam themselves and see where you stand with God Almighty as the one and only true judge. We have no power nor authority save that portion that He allows us to have and we need to be extra careful not to abuse the privilege by allowing wearing that title or position to get to our heads. Humble is the way, people of God. And obedience is better than sacrifice. God's richest and choicest blessings be upon you who are a true believer and are obedient to the will and the ways of God Almightily. love in Christ,


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The Beginning of Months By Joel McNabb

“And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying, This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the first month of the year to you. Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for an house: And if the household be too little for the lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take it according to the number of the souls; every man according to his eating shall make your count for the lamb. Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: ye shall take it out from the sheep, or from the goats: And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening” (Ex 11:1-6). Once again we have come to the time of year where the birds sing, flowers bloom, seed is placed in the ground, new beginnings. It is also the time God initiated the Passover, the beginning of the year for the Children of Israel. Paul said, “For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices which they offered year by year continually make the comers thereunto perfect” (Heb 10:1). In Christian world today most hardly ever think of the Passover, or may consider it to be only for the Jews and under the Law of Moses. When in reality it is the shadow of our Lord and Savior’s death, and in fact is when He laid down His life by way of the Cross.


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Easter, which occurs around the same time, is a day that is honored by nearly all of contemporary Christianity and is used to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The holiday often involves a church service at sunrise, a feast which includes an "Easter Ham", decorated eggs and stories about rabbits, which makes one wonder what, where, why do these things associated with Easter have anything to do with Christ and His death or even the resurrection? Those who love truth learn to ask questions, and many questions must be asked regarding the holiday of Easter. From Good Friday to Resurrection Sunday the World of Christianity become mesmerized and blinded by things they do and have no inclination where their traditions come from. The first thing we must understand is that professing Christians were not the only ones who celebrated a festival called "Easter." In Pre-Christianity “Ishtar", which is pronounced "Easter" was a day that commemorated the resurrection of one of their gods that they called "Tammuz", who was believed to be the only begotten son of the moon-goddess and the sun-god. In those ancient times, there was a man named Nimrod, who was the grandson of one of Noah's son named Ham. Ham had a son named Cush who married a woman named Semiramis.Cush and Semiramis then had a son named him “Nimrod.” After the death of his father, Nimrod married his own mother and became a powerful King. The Bible tells of of this man, Nimrod, in Genesis 10:8-10 as follows: "And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before (against) the Lord: wherefore it is said, even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord. And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad,and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.”


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Does the following sound familiar?—Spring is in the air! Flowers and bunnies decorate the home. Father helps the children paint beautiful designs on eggs dyed in various colors. These eggs, which will later be hidden and searched for, are placed into lovely, seasonal baskets. The wonderful aroma of the hot cross buns mother is baking in the oven waft through the house. Forty days of abstaining from special foods will finally end the next day. The whole family picks out their Sunday best to wear to the next morning’s sunrise worship service to celebrate the savior’s resurrection and the renewal of life. Everyone looks forward to a succulent ham with all the trimmings. It will be a thrilling day. After all, it is one of the most important religious holidays of the year. Easter, right? No! This is a description of an ancient Babylonian family—2,000 years before Christ—honoring the resurrection of their god, Tammuz, who was brought back from the underworld by his mother/wife, Ishtar (after whom the festival was named). As Ishtar was actually pronounced “Easter” in most Semitic dialects, it could be said that the event portrayed here is, in a sense, Easter. Of course, the occasion could easily have been a Phrygian family honoring Attis and Cybele, or perhaps a Phoenician family worshipping Adonis and Astarte. Also fitting the description well would be a heretic Israelite family honoring the Canaanite Baal and Ashtoreth. Or this depiction could just as easily represent any number of other immoral, pagan fertility celebrations of death and resurrection—including the modern Easter celebration as it has come to us through the Anglo-Saxon fertility rites of the goddess Eostre or Ostara. These are all the same festivals, separated only by time and culture. Easter has long been known to be a pagan festival! America’s founders knew this! A children’s book about the holiday, Easter Parade: Welcome Sweet Spring Time!, by Steve Englehart, p. 4, states,


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“When the Puritans came to North America, they regarded the celebration of Easter—and the celebration of Christmas—with suspicion. They knew that pagans had celebrated the return of spring long before Christians celebrated Easter…for the first two hundred years of European life in North America, only a few states, mostly in the South, paid much attention to Easter.” Not until after the Civil War did Americans begin celebrating this holiday: “Easter first became an American tradition in the 1870s” (p. 5). Remarkable! The original 13 colonies of America began as a “Christian” nation, with the cry of “No king but King Jesus!” The nation did not observe Easter within an entire century of its founding. What happened to change this? The pagan roots of Easter: From Ishtar to Eostre, the roots of the resurrection story go deep. We should embrace the pagan symbolism of Easter? Easter is a pagan festival. If Easter isn't really about Jesus, then what is it about? Today, we see a secular culture celebrating the spring equinox, whilst religious culture celebrates the resurrection. However, early Christianity made a pragmatic acceptance of ancient pagan practises, most of which we enjoy today at Easter. The general symbolic story of the death of the son (sun) on a cross (the constellation of the Southern Cross) and his rebirth, overcoming the powers of darkness, was a well worn story in the ancient world. There were plenty of parallel, rival resurrected saviours too. The Sumerian goddess Inaana, or Ishtar, was hung naked on a stake, and was subsequently resurrected and ascended from the underworld. One of the oldest resurrection myths is Egyptian Horus. Born on 25 December, Horus and his damaged eye became symbols of life and rebirth. Mithras was born on what we now call Christmas day, and his followers celebrated the spring equinox. Even as late as the 4th century AD, the sol invictus, associated with Mithras, was the last great pagan cult the church had to overcome.


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Dionysus was a divine child, resurrected by his grandmother. Dionysus also brought his mum, Semele, back to life. All the fun things about Easter are pagan. Bunnies are a leftover from the pagan festival of Eostre, a great northern goddess whose symbol was a rabbit or hare. Exchange of eggs is an ancient custom, celebrated by many cultures. Hot cross buns are very ancient too. In the Old Testament we see the Israelites baking sweet buns for an idol, and religious leaders trying to put a stop to it. The early church clergy also tried to put a stop to sacred cakes being baked at Easter. In the end, in the face of defiant cake-baking pagan women, they gave up and blessed the cake instead. Easter is essentially a pagan festival which is celebrated with cards, gifts and novelty Easter products, because it's fun and the ancient symbolism still works. It's always struck me that the power of nature and the longer days are often most felt in modern towns and cities, where we set off to work without putting on our car headlights and when our alarm clock goes off in the mornings, the streetlights outside are not still on because of the darkness. While the majority of Christians will be celebrating the Resurrection, they have missed what Jesus said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of meâ&#x20AC;?, in remembrance of His death not His resurrection. The resurrection is our Hope everyday of the year, and Jesus our Passover Lamb offered for us, the ram in the thicket, (Gen 22:13), the fulfillment of the shadow of the law made perfect. As the high priest went into the second vail in the holy of holies alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself, and for the errors of the people. So we on Passover, once a year, remember the death of Christ our Passover, and the rest of the year we rejoice in His Resurrection.


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Keep The Passover…Keep it according to the New Covenant…Keep it in faith and love. Forsake these vanities of men, false doctrines, taken from that which is unseemly in the eyes of The Lord your God. Un-leaven yourselves and give Me perfect praise, pure worship in Christ, your Sanctuary. Keep The Feast of Unleavened Bread also… Seven days as an offering of thanks for Him who I sent to you, the very same who has removed all leaven from within you. My children, Jesus The Christ is your Passover!… How is it that you do not remember Him, according to how He, Himself, has shown you?… Stop following the world and the perverse doctrines of men! Return to your First Love… And remember. For upon this one sacrifice rests the salvation of all mankind…The Lamb of God, Who has taken away the sins of the world. “This do in remembrance of me”


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Judas moments… Peter moments… maybe Jesus moments… :BY ANGEL FULKERSON You are sitting in a special called meeting at work waiting for it to start. A co-worker brings you a muffin and a cup of coffee just the way you like it sitting it down in front of you with a little wink in your direction. You look around the room noticing that your office mate is not in the meeting… it starts… discussion is about removing a person who is not measuring up, not pulling their load… you listen wondering who they are talking about, maybe its you… and then they give the name. It’s your office mate… she is one of the hardest workers on the team… but you stay silent… listening to the accusations… you know she even finishes her work and takes on the duties of other team members but you stay quiet… others she has helped sit quietly as the manager continues to bad mouth her… a couple of people speak up even taking credit for her work as if they had done it, but you still knowing the truth stay quiet… then the manager shares a most recent experience about how she asked for a raise during her evaluation claiming to do over and above her job description. The manager added “I think she believes she can take my job” and laughs. You know this office mate is humble and helpful and cannot believe she would do this.


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You know she was praying for a raise to help with a family crisis. You know she has done many of managers duties while… you know this whole meeting is wrong, a lie, but that is your boss and you cannot afford to lose your job… so you say nothing letting the team leaders have their way at the expense of this one person… ---- You are sitting in a special called congregational meeting at church not really knowing why except a friend at church insisted you needed to be there. The elders are there and the seats are filling in… even as people are coming in, the meeting starts… move to open, seconded… Your mind whirls around as you notice the pastor and his wife are not there. Tonight’s business- recent complaints about the pastor. One of the congregants yell out, “how do we get rid of them?” The elder at the microphone says that is not the way we do it. A list of complaints are read to you all… most of them, you notice, are the pastor’s willingness to stand for the Word and some are clearly personality conflicts some must be having because he won’t yield to them… you can’t understand why he is not there to defend himself… the floor is open to comments and someone who left the church and went to another stands up with complaints… one complaint of the pastor doing a thing that you know you did, not the pastor… but you keep quiet letting the pastor take the blame… someone else stands and speaks and another… so many accusations and the more spoken the more stood wanting to speak… pastor does this and it will make people leave the church…


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your thoughts fill with scripture of do’s and don’t’s and yes’s and no’s… the pastor does everything according to scripture but you stay quiet… you at several moments almost finding yourself starting to stand up to say a negative but catch yourself, still not speaking up about the truth… now you hear someone say the leaders are not trained knowing that you are taking classes, well, are supposed to be but you have been so busy and missed some… still you are quiet… someone says the pastor never does hospital or nursing home visits but you know he visited 4 times just this week… but still you say nothing… over and over again… you hear false or misconstrued accusations.. and you say nothing… you don’t want to be the only one who stands up for him… but are you the only one thinking this way… you can’t take a chance and say anything… --- There is a meeting amongst a group of men who have been together for a while… travelling and teaching… they have come to know each other intimately and tonight they are sitting, eating and listening to the lead teacher share some pretty intense things, some things they really are not completely understanding… a couple of the guys are up and down getting things… they are dipping their breads and sharing drink… it is basically a good time when the lead teacher suddenly announces that someone is gonna betray him but doesn’t name the betrayer… several of the guys ask if its them, worried about judgment maybe but the tone of the evening returns to normal… one of the guys has to leave… the lead teacher okays it…


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the meeting continues and is suggested to be moved to another area… the man who left you found out went to meet with the big wig leaders of the town… wow, you are going to a garden area, nice… you love being a part of this group… the lead teacher made a request of everyone… he is always so easy going, never putting others down… as you attempted to do the thing he requested, you found yourself falling asleep from the peacefulness there… little did you know there was a meeting happening somewhere else listing complaints against your lead teacher… you look around noticing others falling asleep so you feel like if they are, it’s okay that you are… others are silently joining that group complaining about your lead teacher and even though you do not realize it, they will soon be demanding you to take a stand either against him with them or… the lead teacher awakens you all asking again for you to do that thing and not sleep… again you begin but drift off… while you sleep, a decision is made where one man from your group leads a complaining group to where your lead teacher is… chaos awakens you… words spoken… what do you do… wake up wake up… someone is attacked… a kiss is given… wake up… you are saying something in your mind but your lips are silent… accusations… an arrest… you know you were a part of it all but you don’t want that to happen to you… wait… ---- There are so many players in the story of Jesus, even in the start of the great Easter story we hear about every year but how often do we read ourselves into the story…


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how often do we see how we play the part of Judas… for a fee, we allow someone to be falsely accused and punished… the fee might be money, position, status or something… ME?? JUDAS??? No Way!! Yes, Way! The thing we forget in the story of Judas is that he did feel bad… that he did have opportunity to repent… and Jesus offers forgiveness even though He knows we are gonna mess us… He even offers a way, a moment to escape the option that will lead us needing to repent… but ultimately, we choose… so right now I ask that we examine ourselves and see if we are having any Judas moments… Peter moments… maybe Jesus moments… what choice will we make next?


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PALM SUNDAY : WITH MARY BOLDEN Palm Sunday? What is it's true meaning. Well, I confess I had to do some searching to be able to explain some things to you my friends. It was never taught me as a child what the true meaning was. We, as children, just looked forward to getting new clothes for Easter and we would have to learn a speech and say it really good to be blessed with an easter basket that had candy and fruit in it, etc. The Sunday before Easter or I'd rather call it Resurrection Day, is Palm Sunday. It commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem riding on a donkey. And that has a significance too. It represented Jesus' humility and also peace. Jesus was to be recognized as the Prince of Peace by riding on a donkey rather than a horse , which would represent as war-waging King!


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The crowd shouted Hosannah! That means "liberate us." They people wanted Jesus, the Messiah to free them from Roman oppression. So, they honored HIM by spreading out branches or palm leafs on the ground as He rode in on HIS donkey. Palm Sunday is also known as Passion Sunday because it commemorates the beginning of Holy Week and Jesus' final agonizing journey to the cross. The English word passion comes from the Latin, "pali" , which means to suffer. Jesus knew that He would have to suffer much pain and agony ahead yet He wept for the people though, He was the one who would be crucified and have to be hung on the cross at Calvary. How many of us have even taken time out to think of the humbleness of Christ. Here He was God, in the form of man, riding on a donkey. And even though He was about to suffer much agony for you and I, He still had such peace. Well, all I can say is WHAT LOVE JESUS HAD FOR YOU AND I AND ALSO TRULY HE IS THE PRINCE OF PEACE. HALLELUJAH! Think about it.


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THE FEAR EVERY CHRISTIAN LEADER MUST OVERCOME BY KAREN

ZEIGLER One of the biggest fears a Christian Leader must overcome in order to grow personally, professionally and to fulfill Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s purpose is the FEAR OF CRITICISM. And for women it is likely the biggest roadblock to living with authenticity. Granted the desire to fit in and to be accepted is ingrained in us starting at a very young age on the play grounds in elementary school. For years we are taught to color between the lines, donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t rock the boat, play by the rules, etc. Then we arrive at adulthood and realize that success (not necessarily financial) but the success of fulfilling your purpose requires the total opposite! Accomplishing what God has created and called you to do requires you to lead, to color where there are no lines, to rock the boat, to break the rules! Do all that and you are sure to be the target for lots of criticism.


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So what’s a leader need to know about criticism to break the walls of fear and to keep moving forward to fulfill your purpose? Here are the lessons I’ve learned over the years that I believe will help you. 1. Criticism comes from two types of people. Those who want to bring you up and those that want to beat you up. [Tweet that] While all criticism stings at first, after you have taken the time to process the criticism it is easy to see which type of person has criticized you. If you received valuable information that help you fulfill your purpose or become a better leader then welcome the criticism and be sure to give heart felt thank you’s to the individual. If the criticism left you feeling “less than, not good enough, unfit for the task” then feel free to say thanks but no thanks. 2. Seek out the “Bring You Up” people to increase your comfort and ability to receive criticism. This could be friends that are willing to be authentic with you and not just tell you what you want to hear. Mentors and leaders that you admire also have great potential to criticize you in a way that is positive and provides growth. 3. Put strong boundaries in place for the “beat you up” people in your life. In some cases this could mean eliminating them from your closest circle of friends. I am a big fan of Henry Cloud’s books on boundaries. Including his latest book for leaders.


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4. Learn to focus on the “WHY” and not the whiners. You cannot be all things to all people. By having a clear mission (WHY you lead) and daily keeping your focus there, you will find that the whining of your critics will slide off like water on a ducks back. 5. Learn to differentiate between results and opinions. When the mission is clear you will have a well defined win. For me a win is defined as what success looks like. The desired outcome of my efforts as a leader. Will I be perfect – Absolutely not! Does the criticism in question have the potential to affect the wins? If the answer is yes then its important to receive it and respond with appropriate changes. Is it an opinion? Then let it go. Opinions are a dime a dozen. And lastly remember Positive criticism that brings you up and helps you grow, is always your friend and never a foe. [Tweet that]

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Perfect Love BY JEFF GODSOWN For the longest time, this scripture caused me to wonder; “what does God mean by ;1Jo 4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love. Perfect: H8549 tâmîym taw-meem' From H8552; entire (literally, figuratively or morally); also (as noun) integrity, truth:- without blemish, complete, full, perfect, sincerely (-ity), sound, without spot, undefiled, upright (-ly), whole. BDB Definition: 1) complete, whole, entire, sound 1a) complete, whole, entire 1b) whole, sound, healthful 1c) complete, entire (of time) 1d) sound, wholesome, unimpaired, innocent, having integrity 1e) what is complete or entirely in accord with truth and fact (neuter adjective/substantive)


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Love: H2836 ch창shaq khaw-shak' A primitive root; to cling, that is, join (figuratively) to love, delight in; elliptically (or by interchange for H2820) to deliver: - have a delight, (have a) desire, fillet, long, set (in) love. BDB Definition: 1) (Qal) to love, be attached to, long for 2) (Piel) fillet 3) (Pual) fillet Part of Speech: verb Verbs are action words, not words of speech or pleasantries In truth, even with this knowledge, I still did not fully comprehend the meaning of perfect love. About one year ago, we entered into a program called Canines for Christ, we go in to special needs schools, hospitals, {excuse the expression} old folks homes, and the veterans hospital with our dogs. We get to minister to those whom we visit praying with and for them, and the people we visit get to hold furry doctors, who by the way are great ice breakers.


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About eight months ago, we picked up a Shih-tzu poodle mix rescue dog, and this dog for whatever reason was terrified of everything, but loud noises were the worst. When we got the dog home after seeing the vet, the dog immediately went into hiding in the one room of the house that has no windows, and only artificial light. For some unknown strange reason, this dog has taken a shine to me, and no matter where I go or what I do, this dog is right there or at least tries to be. I want to apologize ahead of time for the TMI moment Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m going to endear you with, but it is essential to understanding this poor little guys fear levels, by the way his name is Baxter. We live in an area where traffic is non-stop, so traffic noises are non-stop. Every time a truck went by, the ground shakes and the truck makes horrendous rumbling noises. Cars drive way to fast which in turn from frustrated people, causes even more noises from skidding tires while breaking, horns blowing in anger, and occasionally the noises of crashes permeate the whole house. All of these over bearing sounds, cause Baxter to immediately relieve himself, right on the spot, while shaking all over. His behavior suggests that he was severely punished for these incidences in his previous abode with the guilty look, more shaking, and trying desperately to hide in shame and fear. The good news here is that our patience with him, our continued affection towards him, and the lack of punishment for his out of control responses to his fear factors, has made him feel safe.


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Baxter knows we love him, and he also knows we will not punish him for his insurrections caused by his former keepers. We have watched Baxter flourish and though slowly, he has grown away from the fear that once encapsulated his whole being. He still doesn’t like thunder, but that is true with most dogs, he knows if we’re home, we will gladly hold him, to comfort him in the storm. Perfect love is an action and one that goes firmly against the spirit of fear, causing or making the one in fear to feel secure in the arms of love. What do you think would happen if we started living our lives according to God’s perfect Word that He gave in perfect love? If this small dog, despite his leash, the confines of a fenced in yard or closed doors of our house can be brought out of fear with this perfect love and feel free, then how much better the body of Christ and the lost could or would feel if we gave perfect love? We are,

each and everyone of us called to love each other, whether saved or still lost, with this same perfect love of God, so why aren’t we doing it?


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Why aren’t we putting our own lives aside, carrying our cross, and giving our best to God by loving others, as God would have us? Eze 36:26 A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh. Eze36:27 And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them. God can only do with us what we allow Him to do, so if we choose to hold onto our barriers and protective walls around our hearts, how can God remove our stony hearts and give us the heart of flesh He so richly desires for all of us? How can God’s Spirit abide in us if we do not let God our Father replace our hearts, with the new heart of flesh, or in other words, His heart? Man’s ideas, theologies, and personal interpretations, are barriers against God doing what He desires because God has given us free will, to govern ourselves. How can God make manifest in us His beauty, His love, and His character and nature, if we keep on holding Him at arm’s length? How about we let God be God in our individual lives, and all of us stop holding Him at bay, all because we fear change and the results of that change? We all need to repent of something, but for the most part, we need to repent of not giving our governing organ to God, where He wants His throne room to be, Amen!


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In an audience when they introduce someone, they generally say; “let’s give it up for so and so”, isn’t it time we gave it up to God, remembering all God’s ways are perfect, and He will never cause us harm while growing us!

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LEADERSHIP SPOTLIGHT WITH VALORIE BURTON POSTED BY KAREN ZEIGLER

Excited to be bringing to you today another featured leadership spotlight post here at Karen Zeigler for Women in Leadership. These posts are designed to add value to your leadership journey by offering a sneak peek into the lives of other successful women in leadership via an interview. By taking the time to learn from them and the path they have already traveled, we can set our selves up to go further, faster and perhaps with fewer bumps in the road. Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s interview is with Valorie Burton. Valorie is a bestselling author, speaker, and life coach dedicated to helping people get unstuck and be unstoppable in every area of life. She is the founder of The Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute and has served as a Certified Personal and Executive Coach to hundreds of clients in over 40 states and ten countries. Her latest books are of particular interest to my audience of women leaders and I highly recommend you pick up a copy of both.


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Successful Women Think Differently

Happy Women Live Better Tell me about your current leadership responsibilities? My current leadership responsibilities are two fold. First, my mission is inspiring women to live more fulfilling lives. While I originally didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think of myself as a leader, the more my audience has grown over the years the more I understand the responsibility and level of my influence (aka leadership). Through writing, coaching and speaking I am helping women live successful lives so indeed I am leading them. Secondly as the founder of CaPP Institute I have the privilege of developing coaches through training in positive psychology to help their clients.


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What do you find most rewarding about being in leadership? It challenges me to constantly grow and to be very aware of myself and how I interact with people and how that affects them. When it was me leading me there weren’t a lot of consequences. In leading others I have the responsibility of doing the things that ask them to do…being a role model. Seeing people grow and develop into their full potential is rewarding. Do you feel the challenges are different for women vs. men in leadership? Definitely! I feel challenges in general are different between men and women. Society places more expectations on women than men – personally and professionally. We are expected to have it together in the domain of our home. And now we are expected to excel and have great accomplishments in the professional realm as well and do them simultaneous! I believe it is why we have seen women’s happiness decline and men’s continues to increase. It is a lot pressure and stressful. I also think about gender differences. We still have stereotypes and expectations in the workplace. Women are penalized by men and women if we come across as to assertive. Corporate America does not value the strengths that are inate in women like that collaboration, emotional intelligence and nurturing. However, research shows that companies with more women in leadership are more profitable. Also boards that have more women are more effective in their communication and execution. It doesn’t need to be all women or all men, but a balance.


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What has been the biggest challenge you’ve faced and what did you learn from it? Learning to be direct one-on-one with people when it is uncomfortable. I have found it challenging when you’ve already told them what needs to be done and all the efforts have not led to changed behavior. Over time I’ve learned to balance between being laid back in my personal style while not allowing people to push my boundaries. Setting clear boundaries and balance friendliness with non-negeotiable expectations are important to me. I have also learned to make the hard decisions when people have been given enough chances and are unable to meet those expectations. When you look across the growing landscape of women in leadership what observations do you make that would be helpful to women looking to be better leaders? Women have given up a lot to get to the positions they have. We need to talk to the younger generation much sooner to help them determine what they want personally and professionally. 43% of college educated women in Generation X have no children. The higher a woman goes the less likely she is to get married or have a family. Women in these positions have fewer options while men have more. You don’t need to just a plan for your career but what you want for you every area of life. Women must be intentionally about their desires for their entire life – not just the compartment of work/career.


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What is the difference you believe women bring to the leadership of an organization? I believe a collaborative spirit and creativity are the biggest. What legacy do you hope your leadership leaves? That I have accomplished my mission. That women (and men) influenced by my writing/speaking will make better decisions that lead to great fulfillment, happiness and purpose in life. Your turn to chime in. I’m not sure about you but I found so many points on which I agreed with Valorie about women in leadership. What are your thoughts? Would also love to hear from you on questions you’d like me to ask during these interviews or women in leadership you would like to see interviewed. Feel free to comment below with those or email me directly at Karen@karenzeigler.com.

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OPEN DOORS , OPEN HEARTS , OPEN MINDS : ADDED BY PROPHETESS MOTHER JOYCE BENNETT


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PHI 4:6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. PHI 2:9 Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name...!


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We often talk about the privileges of being a child of God forgiveness, salvation, a future in heaven with him, the gift of the Holy Spirit, and ultimate victory when Christ comes. One of the greatest privileges we get, however, is the opportunity to act toward those who dislike and hate us in a way that reflects the character of God himself. Anyone can return hate for hate, but it takes a child of God to return a blessing and a prayer for his or her enemies...! [Jesus said,] "You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.' But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven...! Matthew 5:43-45.


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Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way that is not within every body's power and is not easy...!

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit...!

You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor...!

The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons...!


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"For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him." (Colossians 1:16). Before one can really know Jesus Christ as Savior or Lord, he must acknowledge Him as offended and rejected Creator, because He was our Creator first of all. This is such an important doctrine of the New Testament that it is remarkable how rarely it is emphasized in modern evangelicalism. Creation by Jesus Christ is the doctrine with which John begins his great gospel of salvation: "In the beginning was the Word, . . . All things were made by him; . . . and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not" (John 1:1, 3, 10). It is the foundational message of the book of Hebrews: "God. . . . hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds" (Hebrews 1:1-2). The apostle Paul said that he had been called specifically to preach "the unsearchable riches of Christ; And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ." (Ephesians 3:8-9). When a person becomes a believer in Christ, receiving His very life by the new birth, he is said to be "renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him" (Colossians 3:10).


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In the final book of the Bible, Jesus Christ is called the "Alpha . . . the beginning . . . the Almighty" (Revelation 1:8), as well as "the beginning of the creation of God" (3:14). But of all the biblical passages identifying Jesus Christ as Creator, the most definitive of all is our text for today. Everything in heaven and earth was created by Him, and for Him! "For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen" (Romans 11:36). In closing, let me urge you to make this desire practical. If you really glorify God, take care to do it not with lip-service, which dies away in the wind, but with solid homage of daily life. Praise Him by your patience in pain, by your perseverance in duty, by your generosity in his cause, by your boldness in testimony, by your consecration to His work; praise him, my dear brothers and sisters, not only this morning in what you do for Him in your offerings, but praise Him every day by doing something for God in all sorts of ways, according to the manner in which He has been pleased to bless you. I wish I could have spoken worthily on such a topic as this, but a dull, heavy headache sits upon me, and I feel that a thick gloom overshadows my words, out of which I look with longing, but cannot rise.


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For this I may well grieve, but nevertheless God the Holy Ghost can work the better through our weakness, and if you will try and preach the sermon to yourselves, my brethren, you will do it vastly better than I can; if you will meditate upon this text this afternoon, " Of him, through Him, and to Him are all things, ” I am sure you will be led to fall on your knees with the apostle, and say, " To Him be glory for ever; ” and then you will rise up, and practically in your life, give Him honor, putting the " Amen ” to this doxology by your own individual service of your great and gracious Lord. May He give a blessing now, and accept your thank-offering through Christ Jesus...! To Him be the glory...indeed let us...Praise the LORD! Praise God in His sanctuary; Praise Him in His mighty expanse, Praise Him for His mighty deeds; Praise Him according to His excellent greatness, Praise Him with trumpet sound; Praise Him with harp and lyre, Praise Him with timbrel and dancing; Praise Him with stringed instruments and pipe, Praise Him with loud cymbals; Praise Him with resounding cymbals. Let everything that has breath praise the LORD. JUST...Praise the LORD!

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WHAT DOES THE PASSOVER/PESACH MEANS TO YOU; A TIME OF HOPE, CHANGE, DELIVERANCE, GOD INTERVENTION IN YOUR LIVES OR JUST ANOTHER BIBLICAL FESTIVAL?

BY BISHOP STEVEN LIBERTY SR. "And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt saying, This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the first month of the year to you. Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for an house: And if the household be too little for the lamb, let him and his neighbor next unto his house take it according to the number of the souls; every man according to his eating shall make your count for the lamb. Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: ye shall take it out from the sheep, or from the goats: And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening. And they shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side posts and on the upper door post of the houses,

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And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat it. Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with water, but roast with fire; his head with his legs, and with the purtenance thereof. And ye shall let nothing of it remain until the morning; and that which remaineth of it until the morning ye shall burn with fire. And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD's passover. For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment:

I am the LORD. And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt. And this day shall be unto you for a memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to the LORD throughout your generations; ye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever. Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses: for whosoever eateth leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel. And in the first day there shall be an holy convocation, and in the seventh day there shall be an holy convocation to you; no manner of work shall be done in them, save that which every man must eat, that only may be done of you.


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And ye shall observe the feast of unleavened bread; for in this selfsame day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this day in your generations by an ordinance for ever. In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at even, ye shall eat unleavened bread, until the one and twentieth day of the month at even. Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your houses: for whosoever eateth that which is leavened, even that soul shall be cut off from the congregation of

Israel, whether he be a stranger, or born in the land. Ye shall eat nothing leavened; in all your habitations shall ye eat unleavened bread. Then Moses called for all the elders ofIsrael, and said unto them, Draw out and take you a lamb according to your families, and kill the passover. And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the bason, and strike the lintel and the two side posts with the blood that is in the bason; and none of you shall go out at the door of his house until the morning. For the LORD will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts, the LORD will pass over the door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite you. And ye shall observe this thing for an ordinance to thee and to thy sons for ever. And it shall come to pass, when ye be come to the land which the LORD will give you, according as he hath promised, that ye shall keep this service. And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say unto you, What mean ye by this service? That ye shall say, It is the sacrifice of the LORD's passover, who passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, when he smote the Egyptians, and delivered our houses. And the people bowed the head and worshipped. And the children of Israel went away, and did as the LORD had commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they. And it came to pass, that at midnight the LORD smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle.â&#x20AC;?


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On Monday April14,2014 at sunset the Jewish observance of Passover (in Hebrew PESACH) begins and ends Tuesday April22. This holiday commemorates the greatest event in Jewish and biblical history. It commemorates the exodus of the children of Israel from the bondage in Egypt to freedom in the Promised Land . The story is familiar to many who are acquainted with the biblical and Jewish accounts. Here are a few highlights: 1. The brothers of Joseph sold him as a slave in Egypt 2. Joseph upright behaviour gives him favour in the eyes of God and men 3. Joseph was made Prime Minister of Egypt and later his people move over during a period of famine. 4. After Josephâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s generation pass on and the Pharaoh died a new Pharaoh made the people of Israel slaves for hundreds of years. 5. In answer to their prayers and promised to their forefathers God delivered them. God, who heard their prayers and sent Moses to Pharaoh with the message to "let my people go" When Pharaoh repeatedly refused, God brought plagues upon the Egyptians. After the devastation of the final plague, the killing of Egypt's firstborn, Pharaoh ordered the Israelites to leave. Later, God hardened Pharaoh's heart and Pharaoh's armies pursued them into the desert. Before fleeing Egypt, God tells the Jews to sacrifice a lamb, one of the many Egyptian gods at the time, and eat it hastily. They were also instructed to sprinkle lamb's blood on the doorposts of their homes to show their faith in God and their willingness to defy the Egyptian deity. The angel of death, seeing the blood on the doors of the Jewish homes "passed over" them and spared the children inside. And so, the name of the festival, and the sacrifice offered, became known as Passover. It also commemorate the period when Christ was sacrifice for the sins of the world. Christians also celebrate the Passover but for a different reason

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1. Jesus observed the Passover (Matt. 26:17-20; Luke 22:15; John :13,23;13) 2. Jesus in the temple at time of Passover (Luke 2:41-50,) 3. A criminal chosen by the people to be released instead of Jesus (Mark 15:6-15) 4. Christ our Passover (1Cor 5:7) 5. Christ crucified at the time of the Passover ((Matt 26:2; Mark 14:1,é, John 18:28) 6. The Lamb of the Passover ; A type of Christ (1 Cor.5:7) 7. LORD’s supper ordained at the time of the Passover (Matt 26:26-28; Mark 14:12-25;Luke 22:7-20) The question I want us to deliberate upon is not what happened in those times; but what effects does the Passover have on your life today as a Jew or Christian? For me the feast of the Passover means a time of remembrance of how Mighty and Faithful our God/YHWH is to those who really wait patiently and put their trust in Him. It is a time of deliverance from those things that hold us captives in life; those Pharaohs of today that we need to be freed from. Yes there are Pharaohs in your lives even today that continues to hold you captives and enslaved you. Passover should be a time when you let go of those habits of exploitations, pride, greed, drugs, drunkenness, sex crimes, adultery, prostitutions, witchcraft, murders, oppressions, depressions, persecutions, and turn over a new page in life. God has free you from the slavery you found your self in and now it is your turn to act by preparing your hearts and minds to release those old slave chains and move to freedom. It is neither cheap nor easy. If you read the original account of the first Passover; you will note that a certain high standard is required of those who must partake in this feast. You are to share with those who do not have and accountability is strong here too because you are to determine the amount of meat each person will eat. The animal chosen for the Passover cannot be just any animal but one without spots or defect. You are to care for them for a time until the people of Israel must slaughter them at twilight (in unity). They are to take some of the blood and sprinkle it on the doorpost of the houses where they would eat the meat….


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I am surprised that those who commemorate this festivals most times fail to fully elaborate on the significance of what it actually meant to partake then and now. They fail to highlight that it is a period of sharing, uniting, in leaving behind a old form of life in slavery, defects that held them down, being purified by God/YHWH for a new walk with God/YHWH. It is a period where you turn it all over to God and allow Him to fight your battles for you. Yes at midnight if you are willing He will strike a blow of death on the first born of those evil pharaohs in your live today, thus paving the route for your total freedom from them. It is a time to recognize that your God/YHWH can be trusted and answers prayers regardless of how long it takes. Do not celebrate an empty feast just for the show of it; no, celebrate God/YHWH in your life today. Let us Passover from that land of physical, psychological, spiritual, intellectual, traditional, doctrinal and immoral slavery holding hands, sharing, as a single family to a land of Milk and honey that you willingly; holding on to the precepts of God/YHWH, allow Him to plant you feet. Let God fulfil the promised made to our forefathers because He is capable to fulfil them. It is a period to note that on our own we are helpless and our only hope of deliverance lies in the hands of God/YHWH. If you note carefully you will realized that it was our own selfish behaviour that most times take us to the bondage of slavery. We betray and sell our own brothers. We try to crave out a destiny for ourselves that is not ordained by God/YHWH or the divine time has not yet reach for it. Yes God is faithful to the promised He made to the forefathers and does not leave our side. He is stronger than any manmade God; therefore He used an Egyptian god for the Passover meat. Oh What a Mighty God/YHWH we serve. It proves that those man-made gods around your wrist, in your homes, offices etc are powerless and will perish. Christians let us celebrate Passover with the newness of hope for the future only if we are willing to allow this major event not to just be a tale we tell but a reality we live. Christ is our Passover Lamb that was sacrifice for our sake. He was not a pagan god/lamb but a spotless Lamb from God for the deliverance of our sins.


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If that is so and you believe in His sacrifice, than we must be ready to put into action the reason of the sacrifice and apply it to our lives. He came the you might see in the darkness; recognized those pharaohs that are holding you captives , healing your lame and weak legs for the journey into new life, releasing the chains that are tie around your necks by this evil world and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rulers, and setting you free from the prison of sin. Sprinkle the blood of the Lamb on the door post of your life and rid your self of generation curses, witchcraft, spiritual death, immorality, and sin. Do not celebrate this period because you see others doing it. There are many who do not celebrate the festivals of both Christians or Jewish. In that case I urge you to celebrate God/YHWH; Christ and let the impact be seen in your lives today. I do not intend to discuss its nature but itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s implications on our lives ;but to remind us the both Easter and the Passover is an everyday affair and should be celebrated everyday of our lives!!!!!!!!


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WHERE WILL THE MASTER MEET YOU WHEN HE RETURNS??????? : BY BISHOP STEVEN LIBERTY : ADDED BY EVANGELIST FAVOR LIBERTY(ALERT FROM A WATCHMAN O THE WALL) I AM DEDICATING THIS PARTICULAR MESSAGE TO THE VICTIMS OF NATURAL DISIATERS WORLDWIDE. I AM URGING YOU DEAR READERS TO STOP A MOVEMENT AND THINK ABOUT WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP THEM. THEY NEED YOU LIKE NEVER BEFORE. YOU CAN REACH OUT TO THEM THROUGH YOUR PRAYERS (REMEMBER THEY DO NOT EAT OR SLEEP ON PRAYERS); YOUR DIMES AND USE CLOTHING? ANYTHING THAT CAN HELP THEM REBUILT THEIR LIVES. LASTLY I AM DEDICATING THIS WORK TO YOU MY FRIEND; STOP AND READ THE HAND WRITING ON THE WALL. As I was preparing to continued my previous messages and feed the flocks; my eyes suddenly open to the handwriting on the wall; earthquakes, floods, landslides, tsunamis, mudslides, snow slides, aftershocks , wolves over taking the Ministries of God Worldwide ; economical break-downs , religious violence, scientist reports of strange sightings in the universe, etc. It suddenly came to my mind that the message was clear enough and needed no interpreting; however there are many out there who regarding of all these will not recognize the hand writing on the wall. Earthquakes, Landslides, floods, tsunamis ,mysterious disappearance of an airplane fill with people, Ebola in places far from its origins etc. What do these things say to you as a person? Do you understand the language of nature? Is the earth dying; coming to an end of its existence or are these things just another ordinary act of nature? One thing is certain it is now happening too fast to sit without wondering why? I am not as concern about the things happening around me as I am about your preparedness to meet your day if it suddenly comes up to you like it is doing to the victims of disasters daily. Where will you be if the World suddenly ends for you today? I know many of you can preach about the end times, teach about it but have never sat to personally relate it to yourself.


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I do not care which religion you are from, your title in life, the country you live in , jobless, homeless, married or divorce , have a car or not ; it will certainly catch up with you and there is just no way to escape it. There is no one young or old, poor or rich; live for an hour or 900 years that was not given a living soul by the Master. The fact that should be stuck to the back of your mind is that you will have to individually give an account for the gift of life that was given to your care. Do not be too comfortable that you forget to pack your luggages for no man knows the hour. Where will you be when your hour of accountability comes? You might be a guest in a Hotel or there with someone else wife committing adultery, doing drugs, crossing illegal deeds or just visiting as a tourist, hosting a crusade or one of your numerous crusades either to win souls for the Kingdom of God or your very own exploitation desires for funds when the Master arrives. Be warned my fellow brothers and sisters for the signs of the end is clear and the "Day of the LORDâ&#x20AC;? draws near. For it is written: "But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.â&#x20AC;?(Matt: 24:37-39)


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Oh yes, it is very possible that you had returned from work after a long day and was having a good time with your family or just lazily stowing around the house; maybe preparing a sermon or arranging for that next show, conference, meeting, interview, fighting with your wife or husband, getting ready for your marriage, or even the funeral of a friend of family member when your call comes. Are you preparing to go if the trumpet blows for you the next second? Check yourselves please for it is very important to have your accountability records in order. "For the day of the LORD of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty, and upon every one that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low.” "Woe unto you that desire the day of the LORD! to what end is it for you? The day of the LORD is darkness, and not light.” ( Isa. 2:12 ; Amos 5:18) My Dear friends ; now is the time to do the cleaning up and preparations while the light of life still shines in you. It is time to make it right with your maker for when the messenger of Go comes for your soul ; you will not even have a second to run to the bank, call the priest, pastor, scribe or teacher for advices. Now is your time. It is written: "The dead praise not the LORD, neither any that go down into silence.” (Psa. 115:17) So if you must seek the face of the LORD the time is NOW; today, and not even the next second for you might not even have the next second. It is written: "For in death there is no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks?” Some might have been praying or singing when the call came. Everything stops at once as far as this earth was concerned. Others might very been thinking that they had a long and fruitful life because the were fill of strength, youthful, had a good bank account or even own an estate or more but the messenger of God is no respecter of these things and care not about your age or status , color or denomination ; all must give an account. "

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table:


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moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom. And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame. But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented. And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence. Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father's house: For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment. Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them. And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent. And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.â&#x20AC;? (Luke 16:19-31) Yes my Friend it could happen at any time and you will have no excuse for The Master was fair to you to have fore warned you about this day.


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Do not be fooled by sight, worldly fame, positions, power or money for when that day comes they will all flee from you. All the money you have gathered will go to other pockets. Maybe you spend years piling it up but that person will spend moths wasting it after drugs, women, men, or so-called good life. I must be very clear with you my Dear Friend; even the breath of your nostrils does not belong to you. It was given to you by someone. It is written; "And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.” "The spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life.” (Gen 2:7; Job 33:4) Have you ever sat to wonder about the real purpose of your life? Have you ever thought about the beginning and where it will end and what will happen there after; If you have done that than I am sure your saw the day of reckoning. That day is for everyone; young and old, good and bad, rich and poor, healthy and well. So why did God really make you and why is it that in the end you must give an account of the life you live. Yes , you were made for a purpose. It is Written: "And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.” (Gen 1:26-27) You were made in the image of God for a reason. To guide, protect, cultivate, care for His creation of which He place you as head. Now if you have a company and leave it in the hands of a supervisor; definitely one day you must come to take stocks and the supervisor have to give and account of how he ran your company. You must know that it is the same here ; for it is written : "Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his feet: All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field; The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas.” ; "The LORD hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil. " Even every one that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yea, I have made him.” (Psa 8: 6-8; Prov. 16:4; Isa 43:7) Where will you be my Dear friend when the Master arrives ?


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You might be driving home from work, from visiting a friend, from a missionary journey, from banking your earnings, from buying a new car or from doing something good or evil, all of a sudden, in the twinkle of an eye; not expecting anything when your call comes. If you are unprepared and your books not in order Brother/Sister you will really be in grave danger and there will be no one to assist you. It is very advisable to be on the save side and prepare day and night for the Masters call . Christ warns us to : " Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come. But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up. Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.” ( Matt 24: 42-44) " Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them. And if he shall come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants. And this know, that if the goodman of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broken through. Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.” (Luke 12:37-40) " For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.” (1Thess.5:2) "And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent:” (Acts 17:30) "Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.” (Matt 25:13) "Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ; And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear” (1Pet1:13:17)


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"Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God. Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.” (Rev. 3:2-3) "But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none; And they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not; and they that buy, as though they possessed not; And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.” (1 Cor 7:29,30-31)

"For if God spared not the natural branches, take heed lest he also spare not thee..” (Rom 11:21) "Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.” (Rev.16:15) "The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.” (Prov 16:17)


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"Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons' sons;” (Deut. 4:9) "I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me.” "I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house top.” "Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.” ( Psa 39:1; 102:7; 119:9) "Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that ye love the LORD your God. And keep the charge of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and his testimonies, as it is written in the law of Moses, that thou mayest prosper in all that thou doest, and whithersoever thou turnest thyself” ( Josh 23:11; 1Kings 2:3) "Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.” "In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.” (Gen 3:19) This is the fate reserved for us all one day . You must be prepared well before this day meets you for it does not care who you are. Just maybe you might remain alive until the Master meets you on earth. So; if you do remain until that final day; what will be your fate? I do not know if you have sat sometimes to thinks about this. There is no hiding place from the day of reckoning; no country is too advance to hide in; no hill too hill; no valley too deep and you will not be forewarned. I urge you to take stock of your life right now for it might just be too late to do so. These people did not know what was coming to them. It hit them so fast and hard that it left most of us wondering what had gone wrong; I must be clear with you that nothing went wrong; it’s just the signs of the end.


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Observance : BY JEFF GODSOWN

For quite some time now, there has been a great deal of, shall we say knuckle dragging bullying going on through internet media lines, bringing guilt and anger to parts of the body. This action needs to cease, especially in regards to observing God’s laws by standards set forth by men. I am, with this note, referring to the Sabbath day being the seventh day only. Christians were not born Jews, though they have been grafted in, there are things God has pointed out in His Word, that we do not follow. Jam 2:10 For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all. Rom 3:19 Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God. Is there really anyone in the body who is able to keep the whole law, I’ll answer that, no there’s not. So in holding to one part of the law but not the whole law, we are incomplete and horrible sinners, as some of the bullies would imply or speak outright.


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These bullying tactics are declarative, that we are held to the letter of the law instead of the law by grace. In other words, we who speak such foolishness are condemning those who do not uphold and observe the law, according to man. This is Satan at work, and it needs to stop, because how many of you hold to the whole law. Have you been doing your burnt offerings? If not, then you yourself have failed the observance of the whole law. When Jesus came, He didn’t come to condemn, but rather to bring light to God’s truth and give us grace that we might be able to observe and maintain the two commands He gave. If we’re doing what God said to do by fulfilling the two commands Jesus gave, then we are also fulfilling the original ten commandments. In your bullying of people, did you ever take the time to think about those who are forced by corporate machines to work on the man’s declarative of the Sabbath? Gen 2:1 Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. Gen 2:2 And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. Gen 2:3 And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made. Man has polluted the seventh day, almost from the start of it. Corporations have dictated that if you don’t work the schedule we give you, you don’t have a job.


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In order for a man or woman to put food on their table, and pay for the amenities of life, they must work, even Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Word tells us that. Now man has dictated that all men must observe the Sabbath as men say it should be, then those bound by the rules and laws of this earth are condemned by manâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dictates. Maybe we should take a closer look at what the law clearly says; Num 29:35 On the eighth day ye shall have a solemn assembly: ye shall do no servile work therein: Num 29:36 But ye shall offer a burnt offering, a sacrifice made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD: one bullock, one ram,seven lambs of the first year without blemish: Num 29:37 Their meat offering and their drink offerings for the bullock, for the ram, and for the lambs, shall be according to their number, after the manner: Num 29:38 And one goat for a sin offering; beside the continual burnt offering, and his meat offering, and his drink offering. Num 29:39 These things ye shall do unto the LORD in your set feasts, beside your vows, and your freewill offerings, for your burnt offerings, and for your meat offerings, and for your drink offerings, and for your peace offerings. Num 29:40 And Moses told the children of Israel according to all that the LORD commanded Moses. On the eighth day ye shall have a solemn assembly: ye shall do no servile or hard work. If we take the time to look into gematria, (In Hebrew, each letter possesses a numerical value. Gematria is the calculation of the numerical equivalence of letters, words, or phrases, and, on that basis,


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gaining, insight into interrelation of different concepts and exploring the interrelationship between words and ideas.) we find that the number eight means new beginnings, and isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t that what Jesus brought to the table? He made sure that the law was not perverted, by taking the time to not only clear up the meaning of the law, but showing us we could live the law by grace. Isa 43:19 Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert. Jer 31:22 How long wilt thou go about, O thou backsliding daughter? for the LORD hath created a new thing in the earth, A woman shall compass a man. So as God would see it, if we work six days and the seventh we keep as a day of rest, then we have completed the law of the Sabbath day. Exo20:8 Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Exo 20:9 Six days shalt thou labor, and do all thy work: Exo 20:10 But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates:


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Exo20:11 For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it. Exo 31:12 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Exo 31:13 Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my sabbaths ye shall keep: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that ye may know that I am the LORD that doth sanctify you Exo 31:14 Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it isholy unto you: every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people.


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Exo 31:15 Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death. Exo 31:16 Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant. Nowhere in God’s Word does it actually say, keep Saturday as the Sabbath day, it only tells us to keep the Sabbath day holy. We need to repent of trying to guilt people for our beliefs, because if you’re trying to guilt people, then that would make Satan your father, and not God. Remember, we’re to love God with our whole being and love our neighbor as ourselves, not guilt them, Amen!!!


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KENNETH WHITE

Who Is The New Jerusalem.....BY

L Galatians 4 Amplified Bible (AMP) "1 Now what I mean is that as long as the inheritor (heir) is a child and under age, he does not differ from a slave, although he is the master of all the estate; 2 But he is under guardians and administrators or trustees until the date fixed by his father. 3 So we [Jewish Christians] also, when we were minors, were kept like slaves under [the rules of the Hebrew ritual and subject to] the elementary teachings of a system of external observations and regulations. 4 But when the proper time had fully come, God sent His Son, born of a woman, born subject to [the regulations of] the Law,


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5 To purchase the freedom of (to ransom, to redeem,( to atone for) those who were subject to the Law, that we might be adopted and have sonship conferred upon us [and be recognized as Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sons]. 6 And because you [really] are [His] sons, God has sent the Holy] Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying, Abba (Father)! Father! 7 Therefore, you are no longer a slave (bond servant) but a son; and if a son, then [it follows that you are] an heir by the aid of God, through Christ. 8 But at that previous time, when you had not come to be acquainted with and understand and know the true God, you [Gentiles] were in bondage to gods who by their very nature could not be gods at all [gods that really did not exist]. 9 Now, however, that you have come to be acquainted with and understand and know [the true] God, or rather to be understood and known by God, how can you turn back again to the weak and beggarly and worthless elementary things (of all religions before Christ came], whose slaves you once more want to become? 10 You observe [particular] days and months and seasons and years! 11 I am alarmed [about you], lest I have labored among and over you to no purpose and in vain.


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12 Brethren, I beg of you, become as I am [free from the bondage of Jewish ritualism and ordinances], for I also have become as you are a Gentile]. You did me no wrong in the days when I first came to you; do not do it now]. 13 On the contrary, you know that it was on account of a bodily ailment that [I remained and] preached the Gospel to you the first time. 14 And [yet] although my physical condition was [such] a trial to you, you did not regard it with contempt, or scorn and loathe and reject me; but you received me as an angel of God, [even] as Christ Jesus [Himself]! 15 What has become of that blessed enjoyment and satisfaction and self-congratulation that once was yours [in what I taught you and in your regard for me]? For I bear you witness that you would have torn out your own eyes and have given them to me [to replace mine], if that were possible. 16 Have I then become your enemy by telling the truth to you and dealing sincerely with you? 17 These men [the Judaizing teachers] are zealously trying to dazzle you [paying court to you, making much of you], but their purpose is not honorable or worthy or for any good. What they want to do is to isolate you [from us who oppose them], so that they may win you over to their side and get you to court their favor.


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18 It is always a fine thing [of course] to be zealously sought after [as you are, provided that it is] for a good purpose and by reason of purity of heart and life, and not just when I am present with you! 19 My little children, for whom I am again suffering birth pangs until Christ is completely and permanently formed (molded) within you, 20 Would that I were with you now and could coax you vocally, for I am fearful and perplexed about you! 21 Tell me, you who are bent on being under the Law, will you listen to what the Law [really] says? 22 For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the bondmaid and one by the free woman. 23 But whereas the child of the slave woman was born according to the flesh and had an ordinary birth, the son of the free woman was born in fulfillment of the promise. 24 Now all this is an allegory; these [two women] represent two covenants. One covenant originated from Mount Sinai [where the Law was given] and bears [children destined] for slavery; this is Hagar. 25 Now Hagar is (stands for) Mount Sinai in Arabia and she corresponds to and belongs in the same category with the present Jerusalem, for she is in bondage together with her children.


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26 But the Jerusalem above [h]the Messianic kingdom of Christ) is free, and she is our mother. 27 For it is written in the Scriptures, Rejoice, O barren woman, who has not given birth to children; break forth into a joyful shout, you who are not feeling birth pangs, for the desolate woman has many more children than she who has a husband. 28 But we, brethren, are children [inot by physical descent, as was Ishmael, but] like Isaac, bornin virtue of promise. 29 Yet [just] as at that time the child [of ordinary birth] born according to the flesh despised and persecuted him [who was born remarkably] according to [the promise and the working of] the [Holy] Spirit, so it is now also. 30 But what does the Scripture say? Cast out and send away the slave woman and her son, for never shall the son of the slave woman be heir and share the inheritance with the son of the free woman. 31 So, brethren, we [who are born again] are not children of a slave woman."------So who is the New Jerusalem? It is certainly not the Jerusalem in the land of Israel, that`s for certain if you understand Paul`s writing to the Galatians here in chapter 4. So, the New Jerusalem is the woman in Revelation chapter 12 who is carrying the manchild, or the sons of God and gives birth to them and they are caught up to God and His Throne to rule and reign with him a 1000 years over creation.


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This woman is the church of born again believers of the Spirit who are then sent into a wilderness area which I believe to be the United States and the British Commonwealth of nations where she is protected from persecution by the harlot church and her Protestant harlot daughters. So, if you`re a true born of the Spirit believer, then you are the New Jerusalem, not the people in the natural Jerusalem. Something to rejoice over....KW

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PRAYER RED ALERT FROM AFRICAN VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS INTERNATIONAL FOR DEADLY OUTBREAK OF ONE OF EARTH MOST DANGEROUS VIRUS IN WEST AFRICA ! ADDED BY BISHOP STEVEN LIBERTY SR. CEO

We are alarm over the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Guinea and suspected to be spilling over to its neighbors. This is a very dangerous disease and has a 90 percent fatality rate. NO KNOWN VACCINE HAS BEEN DEVELOPED TO TREAT THIS VIRUS!!!!!!! What's more alarming is the fact that there are a lot of unanswered questions . HOW DID THIS VIUS TRAVEL FROM EAST TO WEST AFRICA ; WHERE IT HAS NOT BEEN HEARD FROM FOR TWENTY YEARS ? Once more it is been blame on the monkeys and bats that the people eat in Guinea. But these people had been eating these animals for generations and never suffered such evil . Another theory is that once more Africa remotes nations are been used as experimentation grounds for chemical weapons. You might think that this is far-fetch but how can we explained this report: "The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has referred to the FBI the case of the laboratory where one of five vials of a deadly Venezuelan virus went missing, an official from the CDC told ABCNews.com.


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"CDC reported the incident to the FBI and we understand that the FBI will initiate an investigation concerning the reported incident," Dr. Rob Weyant, director of the CDC's Division of Select Agents and Toxins, told ABCNews.com in an email. "Since the investigation is just underway, the agency will not comment further regarding details of this incident." The FBI would not confirm it was investigating the incident at the Galveston National Laboratory. "The FBI does not confirm nor deny the existence of investigations" as a matter of policy, said Shauna A. Dunlap, a media coordinator for the FBI Houston Division. A lab spokesman said he did not think the FBI was investigating, but rather that the FBI was monitoring the lab's ongoing investigation. The CDC can make a referral to the FBI if it finds "possible violations involving criminal negligence or a suspicious activity or person to the FBI for further investigation," according to 2007 congressional testimony from Dr. Richard Besser, who directed the CDC's Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response at the time. He is now ABC News' chief health and medical editor.


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RELATED: Neighborhood Biolabs: How Safe Are They? The biolab realized the vial went missing on March 21 because it was preparing for its annual CDC inspection for the week of March 25, Weyant said. Prior to the inspection, the CDC visited in January 2012. The last time the vial was used was November 2012, University of Texas Medical Branch spokesman Raul Reyes told ABCNews.com. The University of Texas Medical Branch owns the $174 million biolab, which was designed with the strictest security measures to hold the deadliest viruses in the country. Only one scientist worked with the virus, and Reyes said the lab suspects that scientist accidentally threw the vial away in November. RELATED: Air Leak Sparks Safety Fears at CDC Bioterror Lab "We have determined, and the CDC has agreed, that this never was a public health risk," Reyes told ABCNews.com, adding that people who accessed the lab underwent intense background checks and had to go through many layers of security each day. "If a bad person were intent on weaponizing this type of virus," Reyes said, "it would be much simpler to fly down to Venezuela, go into the field and collect a specimen."


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Violation of the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 can result in up to five years imprisonment, up to a $250,000 penalty for an individual or up to $500,000 for a group, Weyant said. "As of March 26, 2013, CDC has referred 18 entities to the HHS inspector general for failure to comply with the select agent regulations resulting in over $2 million in monetary penalties," Weyant said. Like Ebola, the missing Guanarito virus causes hemorrhagic fever, which involves "bleeding under the skin, in internal organs or from body orifices like the mouth, eyes, or ears," according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "This is clearly an incident that is very discomforting and embarrassing to the University of Texas Medical Center and their national biosecurity lab that they have there," said Dr. William Schaffner, chairman of preventive medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. "You can be sure there are a lot of sweating people down the chain at that institution." Fortunately, losing a vial of Guanarito is not as threatening as losing a vial of anthrax, said Schaffner, a former president of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. The virus could theoretically spread between humans, but it usually only spreads between rodents in Venezuela.


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Researchers don't believe the virus can survive in rodents in the U.S., according to a statement from David Callender, president of the University of Texas Medical Branch." AS YOU HAVE READ IT IS POSSIBLE THAT SINCE THERE IS NO FERTILE BREEDING GROUND AND IT IS UNSUCCESSFUL IN RODENTS IN THE USA AND OTHER DEVELOP COUNTRIES : REMOTE NATIONS IN AFRICA MIGHT HAVE BEEN SINGLED OUT BY THE EVIL ONES FOR THEIR CAUSE. ARM WITH THIS INFORMATION ; AFRICAN VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS SALUTE THE EFFORTS OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION , CDC AND EVERYONE FIGHTING TO CURTAIL THIS RECENT OUTBREAK WITCH IS CAUSING DEATH,FEAR AND WIDE SPREAD PANIC AMONG OUR PEOPLE. WE CALL ON THE UNITED NATIONS , ESPECIALLY LEADERS OF OUR BELOVED AFRICA TO TAKE SERIOUSLY THAT OUR CONTINENT MIGHT BE USED AS A EXPERIMENTAL GROUND FOR BUILDING EVIL WEAPONS. IT DOES NOT HURT TO INVESTIGATE THIS ANGLE AND CURTAIL IT BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE.


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WHAT IS EBOLA ? HERE IS A FACT SHEET FROM WHO : "Ebola virus disease Fact sheet N째103 March 2014 Key facts The Ebola virus causes Ebola virus disease (EVD; formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever) in humans. EVD outbreaks have a case fatality rate of up to 90%. EVD outbreaks occur primarily in remote villages in Central and West Africa, near tropical rainforests. The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads in the human population through human-to-human transmission. Fruit bats of the Pteropodidae family are considered to be the natural host of the Ebola virus. No specific treatment or vaccine is available for use in people or animals. The Ebola virus causes Ebola virus disease (EVD) in humans, with a case fatality rate of up to 90%. Ebola first appeared in 1976 in 2 simultaneous outbreaks, in Nzara, Sudan, and in Yambuku, Democratic Republic of Congo. The latter was in a village situated near the Ebola River, from which the disease takes its name.


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Genus Ebolavirus is 1 of 3 members of the Filoviridae family (filovirus), along with genus Marburgvirus and genus Cuevavirus. Genus Ebolavirus comprises 5 distinct species: Bundibugyo ebolavirus (BDBV) Zaire ebolavirus (EBOV) Reston ebolavirus (RESTV) Sudan ebolavirus (SUDV) TaĂŻ Forest ebolavirus (TAFV). BDBV, EBOV, and SUDV have been associated with large EVD outbreaks in Africa, whereas RESTV and TAFV have not. The RESTV species, found in Philippines and the Peopleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Republic of China, can infect humans, but no illness or death in humans from this species has been reported to date. Transmission Ebola is introduced into the human population through close contact with the blood, secretions, organs or other bodily fluids of infected animals. In Africa, infection has been documented through the handling of infected chimpanzees, gorillas, fruit bats, monkeys, forest antelope and porcupines found ill or dead or in the rainforest.


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Ebola then spreads in the community through human-to-human transmission, with infection resulting from direct contact (through broken skin or mucous membranes) with the blood, secretions, organs or other bodily fluids of infected people, and indirect contact with environments contaminated with such fluids. Burial ceremonies in which mourners have direct contact with the body of the deceased person can also play a role in the transmission of Ebola. Men who have recovered from the disease can still transmit the virus through their semen for up to 7 weeks after recovery from illness. Health-care workers have frequently been infected while treating patients with suspected or confirmed EVD. This has occurred through close contact with patients when infection control precautions are not strictly practiced. Among workers in contact with monkeys or pigs infected with Reston ebolavirus, several infections have been documented in people who were clinically asymptomatic. Thus, RESTV appears less capable of causing disease in humans than other Ebola species. However, the only available evidence available comes from healthy adult males. It would be premature to extrapolate the health effects of the virus to all population groups, such as immuno-compromised persons, persons with underlying medical conditions, pregnant women and children.


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More studies of RESTV are needed before definitive conclusions can be drawn about the pathogenicity and virulence of this virus in humans. Signs and symptoms EVD is a severe acute viral illness often characterized by the sudden onset of fever, intense weakness, muscle pain, headache and sore throat. This is followed by vomiting, diarrhoea, rash, impaired kidney and liver function, and in some cases, both internal and external bleeding. Laboratory findings include low white blood cell and platelet counts and elevated liver enzymes. People are infectious as long as their blood and secretions contain the virus. Ebola virus was isolated from semen 61 days after onset of illness in a man who was infected in a laboratory. The incubation period, that is, the time interval from infection with the virus to onset of symptoms, is 2 to 21 days. Diagnosis Other diseases that should be ruled out before a diagnosis of EVD can be made include: malaria, typhoid fever, shigellosis, cholera, leptospirosis, plague, rickettsiosis, relapsing fever, meningitis, hepatitis and other viral haemorrhagic fevers.


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Ebola virus infections can be diagnosed definitively in a laboratory through several types of tests: enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) antigen detection tests serum neutralization test reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) assay virus isolation by cell culture. Samples from patients are an extreme biohazard risk; testing should be conducted under maximum biological containment conditions. Prevention and treatment No vaccine for EVD is available. Several vaccines are being tested, but none are available for clinical use. Severely ill patients require intensive supportive care. Patients are frequently dehydrated and require oral rehydration with solutions containing electrolytes or intravenous fluids. No specific treatment is available. New drug therapies are being evaluated. Natural host of Ebola virus In Africa, fruit bats, particularly species of the genera


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Hypsignathus monstrosus, Epomops franqueti and Myonycteris torquata, are considered possible natural hosts for Ebola virus. As a result, the geographic distribution of Ebolaviruses may overlap with the range of the fruit bats. Ebola virus in animals Although non-human primates have been a source of infection for humans, they are not thought to be the reservoir but rather an accidental host like human beings. Since 1994, Ebola outbreaks from the EBOV and TAFV species have been observed in chimpanzees and gorillas. RESTV has caused severe EVD outbreaks in macaque monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) farmed in Philippines and detected in monkeys imported into the USA in 1989, 1990 and 1996, and in monkeys imported to Italy from Philippines in 1992. Since 2008, RESTV viruses have been detected during several outbreaks of a deadly disease in pigs in Philippines and China. Asymptomatic infection in pigs has been reported and experimental inoculations have shown that RESTV cannot cause disease in pigs. Prevention


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Controlling Ebola Reston in domestic animals No animal vaccine against RESTV is available. Routine cleaning and disinfection of pig or monkey farms (with sodium hypochlorite or other detergents) should be effective in inactivating the virus. If an outbreak is suspected, the premises should be quarantined immediately. Culling of infected animals, with close supervision of burial or incineration of carcasses, may be necessary to reduce the risk of animal-to-human transmission. Restricting or banning the movement of animals from infected farms to other areas can reduce the spread of the disease. As RESTV outbreaks in pigs and monkeys have preceded human infections, the establishment of an active animal health surveillance system to detect new cases is essential in providing early warning for veterinary and human public health authorities. Reducing the risk of Ebola infection in people In the absence of effective treatment and a human vaccine, raising awareness of the risk factors for Ebola infection and the protective measures individuals can take is the only way to reduce human infection and death. In Africa, during EVD outbreaks, educational public health messages for risk reduction should focus on several factors:


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Reducing the risk of wildlife-to-human transmission from contact with infected fruit bats or monkeys/apes and the consumption of their raw meat. Animals should be handled with gloves and other appropriate protective clothing. Animal products (blood and meat) should be thoroughly cooked before consumption. Reducing the risk of human-to-human transmission in the community arising from direct or close contact with infected patients, particularly with their bodily fluids. Close physical contact with Ebola patients should be avoided. Gloves and appropriate personal protective equipment should be worn when taking care of ill patients at home. Regular hand washing is required after visiting patients in hospital, as well as after taking care of patients at home. Communities affected by Ebola should inform the population about the nature of the disease and about outbreak containment measures, including burial of the dead. People who have died from Ebola should be promptly and safely buried. Pig farms in Africa can play a role in the amplification of infection because of the presence of fruit bats on these farms. Appropriate biosecurity measures should be in place to limit transmission. For RESTV, educational public health messages should focus on reducing the risk of pig-to-human transmission as a result of unsafe animal husbandry and slaughtering practices, and unsafe consumption of fresh blood, raw milk or animal tissue.


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Gloves and other appropriate protective clothing should be worn when handling sick animals or their tissues and when slaughtering animals. In regions where RESTV has been reported in pigs, all animal products (blood, meat and milk) should be thoroughly cooked before eating. Controlling infection in health-care settings Human-to-human transmission of the Ebola virus is primarily associated with direct or indirect contact with blood and body fluids. Transmission to health-care workers has been reported when appropriate infection control measures have not been observed. It is not always possible to identify patients with EBV early because initial symptoms may be non-specific. For this reason, it is important that health-care workers apply standard precautions consistently with all patients â&#x20AC;&#x201C; regardless of their diagnosis â&#x20AC;&#x201C; in all work practices at all times. These include basic hand hygiene, respiratory hygiene, the use of personal protective equipment (according to the risk of splashes or other contact with infected materials), safe injection practices and safe burial practices. Health-care workers caring for patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus should apply, in addition to standard precautions, other infection control measures to avoid any exposure to the patientâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s blood and body fluids and direct unprotected contact with the possibly contaminated environment.


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When in close contact (within 1 metre) of patients with EBV, health-care workers should wear face protection (a face shield or a medical mask and goggles), a clean, non-sterile long-sleeved gown, and gloves (sterile gloves for some procedures). Laboratory workers are also at risk. Samples taken from suspected human and animal Ebola cases for diagnosis should be handled by trained staff and processed in suitably equipped laboratories. WHO response WHO provides expertise and documentation to support disease investigation and control. Recommendations for infection control while providing care to patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola haemorrhagic fever are provided in: Interim infection control recommendations for care of patients with suspected or confirmed Filovirus (Ebola, Marburg) haemorrhagic fever, March 2008. This document is currently being updated. WHO has created an aideâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;memoire on standard precautions in health care (currently being updated). Standard precautions are meant to reduce the risk of transmission of bloodborne and other pathogens. If universally applied, the precautions would help prevent most transmission through exposure to blood and body fluids.


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Standard precautions are recommended in the care and treatment of all patients regardless of their perceived or confirmed infectious status. They include the basic level of infection controlâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;hand hygiene, use of personal protective equipment to avoid direct contact with blood and body fluids, prevention of needle stick and injuries from other sharp instruments, and a set of environmental controls. Table: Chronology of previous Ebola virus disease Year Country Ebolavirus species Cases Deaths Case fatality 2012 Democratic Republic of Congo Bundibugyo 57 29 51% 2012 Uganda Sudan 7 4 57% 2012 Uganda Sudan 24 17 71% 2011 Uganda Sudan 1 1 100% 2008 Democratic Republic of Congo Zaire 32 14 44% 2007 Uganda Bundibugyo 149 37 25% 2007 Democratic Republic of Congo Zaire 264 187 71% 2005 Congo Zaire 12 10 83% 2004 Sudan Sudan 17 7 41% 2003 Congo Zaire 35 29 83% (Nov-Dec) 2003 Congo Zaire 143 128 90% (Jan-Apr) 2001-2002 Congo Zaire 59 44 75% 2001-2002 Gabon Zaire 65 53 82% 2000 Uganda Sudan 425 224 53%


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1996 South Africa (ex-Gabon) Zaire 1 1 100% 1996 Gabon Zaire 60 45 75% (Jul-Dec) 1996 Gabon Zaire 31 21 68% (Jan-Apr) 1995 Democratic Republic of Congo Zaire 315 254 81% 1994 Cote d'Ivoire Ta誰 Forest 1 0 0% 1994 Gabon Zaire 52 31 60% 1979 Sudan Sudan 34 22 65% 1977 Democratic Republic of Congo Zaire 1 1 100% 1976 Sudan Sudan 284 151 53% 1976 Democratic Republic of Congo Zaire 318 280 88%" PRAYER WARRIORS IT IS TIME TO LIFT UP OUR VOICES AND PRAY OUT THIS TREAT FOR TODAY IT MIGHT BE US IN WEST AFRICA SUFFERING THE EFFECT ; BUT WHAT IF A WEAPON IS DEVELOPED AND LANDS IN THE WRONG HANDS , YOU NEVER KNOW THE NEXT VICTIM !!!


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SAINTS OF GOD, I KNOW THAT THERE ARE SO VERY MANY OF YOU WHO ARE HURTING BECAUSE OF "ECONOMIC CRISIS" DUE TO THE LOSS OF A JOB; YOUR HOUSE; YOUR CAR; DEATH AND EVEN DIVORCE SO MUCH EMPHASIS HAS BEEN PUT INTO MONEY AND MATERIALISTIC THINGS AS BEING THE FIRST AND FOREMOST OF IMPORTANCE. AND ACCORDING TO THE WORLD SYSTEM, IN ORDER TO HAVE THE "AMERICAN DREAM", IT AMOUNTS TO "BUY NOW PAY LATER" THEORY. AND WHAT THEY DON'T TELLYOU IS, YOU WIND UP IN DEBT SO STEEP IT'S HARD TO HAVE THE HOPE TO KNOW YOU CAN GET OUT OF DEBT ONE DAY. THERE ARE SO MANY "WALKING DEAD MEN" IN THE WORLD TODAY. BY THAT I MEAN, THEY DON'T KNOW JESUS, THEREFORE, THEY CANNOT HAVE TRUE LIFE THEY ARE STILL BREATHING AND MAY WORK A JOB, BUT THEY JUST GO THROUGH REGULAR ROUTINE AS IS CALLED, "SAME OL SAME OL". THEY DON'T HAVE JOY, BECAUSE WE CAN ONLY HAVE JOY IN KNOWING WHO JESUS IS (PERSONALLY) AND GAINING A CLOSE BONDING WITH HIM REQUIRES READING HIS WORD AND THEN , LEARNING TO PRAY AND KEEP CONTINUAL COMMUNICATION WITH HIM.


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WELL, SO MANY SO CALLED CHRISTIANS , WHO ARE ACTUALLY JUST "CHURCH GOERS", JUST GO TO CHURCH OUT OF HABIT. OR THEY GO JUST TO KEEP THEIR SPOUSE HAPPY OR THEIR MOTHER OR GRANDMOTHER, WHOEVER RAISED THEM IN THE CHURCH. THEY SIT THROUGH THE SERVICE AND KEEP WATCHING THE CLOCK AND CAN HARDLY WAIT TO GET OUT AND GO DO SOMETHING THEY REALLY ENJOY DOING. IN OTHER WORDS, THEY'RE NOT THERE FOR THE RIGHT PURPOSE FROM THE START THEY MAY HAVE BIBLES AT HOME, BUT THEY DON'T READ THEM OR EVEN THINK OF OPENING THEM UNTIL THEY DO GO TO CHURCH ON SUNDAY. AND THAT'S JUST TO IMPRESS OTHERS THAT THEY HAVE A BIBLE AND THEY DO GO TO CHURCH. BUT, EVEN A "JEHOVAH'S WITNESS" COULD COME TO THEIR DOOR AND QUOTE MORE SCRIPTURES THAN THAT "SO CALLED " CHRISTIAN. SOME OF YOU ARE ALWAYS SINGING THE "BLUES" SONGS IN THAT YOU COMPLAIN ALL THE TIME ABOUT WHAT YOU DON'T HAVE (A JOB, A NICE CAR, A BIGGER HOUSE, EXPENSIVE JEWELRY, NICE CLOTHES), ETC. AND YET, IF YOU LOOK AROUND , THERE ARE THOSE WHO ARE FARRR WORSE OFF THAN YOU ARE AND YOU COULD TAKE SOME OF YOUR CLOTES TO THEM AND THEY WOULD BE SOO HAPPY. YOU COULD BE MORE HOSPITABLE AND INVITE PEOPLE OVER FOR DINNER OR BRUNCH SOMETIME,


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INSTEAD OF ALWAYS WANTING TO EAT OUT YOURSELF AND INSTEAD OF COMPLAINING ABOUT WHAT YOU DON'T HAVE, LOOK AT WHAT YOU DO HAVE THAT CAN NOT ONLY BE A BLESSING TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY, BUT YOU MAY JUST HAVE MORE THAN ENOUGH TO BE A BLESSING TO SOMEONE ELSE. INSTEAD OF LOOKING DOWN ALL THE TIME AND FEELING STRESSED, OR ANGRY BECAUSE OF THE SITUATION YOU MAY FIND YOURSELF IN RIGHT NOW BECAUSE OF LACK OF FINANCES TO GET SOME MORE "THINGS", HOW ABOUT SEEKING HIGHER TO THINGS OF ETERNAL VALUE THE WORD OF GOD SAYS, "SEEK YE FIRST, THE KINGDOM OF GOD AND HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS AND ALLL OTHER THINGS SHALL BE ADDED UNTO YOU." SO CHEER UP, CHILD OF GOD, THERE IS A LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL. IT'S UP TO YOU TO LEARN TO ENCOURAGE YOUR OWN SOUL AND KEEP HOPE ALIVE WITHIN YOURSELF BECAUSE SOMEONE ELSE NEEDS TO SEE YOUR LIGHT SHINING AS THE WORD ALSO TELLS US TO DO: "LET YOUR LIGHT SO SHINE BEFORE MEN, THAT THEY MAY SEE YOUR GOOD WORKS AND GLORIFY THE FATHER IN HEAVEN." IT'S TIME TO WAKE UP, STAND UP AND BE COUNTED AS A CHILD OF THE MOST HIGH KING CHEER UP MY BROTHER AND MY SISTER AND KNOW THAT JESUS HAS RISEN YES, IT'S TRUE HE DID DIE ON CALVARY'S CROSS,


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BUT IT'S ALSO TRUE THAT HE ROSE AGAIN CLAIMING ALL POWER IN HEAVEN AND IN EARTH IS IN HIS HAND. ROMANS 14:9 TELLS US THAT....".FOR THIS VERY REASON, CHRIST DIED AND RETURNED TO LIFE, SO THAT HE MIGHT BE THE LORD OF BOTH THE DEAD AND THE LIVING." YOU ,NOR YOUR FAMILY MEMBER, NOR YOUR FRIENDS WHO SAY THEY ARE CHRISTIANS , NEED NOT TO BE ONE OF THE "WALKING DEAD". JESUS IS THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE. NO MAN CAN COME UNTO THE FATHER ACCEPT THROUGH HIM. ONE LAST THING I WANT TO LEAVE WITH THOSE WHO HAVE LOST A LOVED ONE OR MAYBE MORE IN RECENT TIMES, AND YOU MAY STILL BE GRIEVING, TO BE OF GOOD CHEER ALSO, BECAUSE "WE BELIEVE THAT JESUS DIED AND ROSE AGAIN AND SO WE BELIEVE THAT GOD WILL BRING WITH JESUS THOSE WHO HAVE FALLEN ASLEEP IN HIM." (1Thess. 4:14) THIS SCRIPTURE SPECIFICALLY TELLS US THAT WE SHALL SEE OUR LOVED ONES WHO HAVE GONE ON AND WERE SAVED AGAIN. NOW, WE CANNOT JUDGE , ONLY GOD CAN. BUT , THERE ARE THOSE WHO WE KNOW, WITHOUT A DOUBT, WERE A CHILD OF GOD AND SO WE CAN REJOICE IN KNOWING THEY ARE WITH HIM AND WAITING ON US TO MAKE OUR TRANSGRESSION ONE DAY AND BE WITH THEM IN PARADISE AS JESUS EVEN SAID TO THE THIEF ON THE CROSS WHO ACKNOWLEDEGED HIM AS LORD AND SAVIOR.


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THOUGH IT MAY SEEM AS THOUGH THE LORD HAS FORSAKEN US SOMETIMES WHEN IT TAKES SUCH A LONG TIME TO HEAR FROM HIM OR TO SEE RESULTS OF THE MANIFESTATION OF HIS POWER FROM ON HIGH WHEN CIRCUMSTANCES GET SOO UNBEARING TO US,........KNOW THAT JESUS HAS RISEN, SO , BE OF GOOD CHEER LOVE IN CHRIST JESUS, PROPHETESS SISTER MARY

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BY EVANGELIST FAVOR P. LIBERTY : SPECIAL CASES FOR YOUR IMMEDIATE PRAYERS : 1.LET ME START WITH THE SICK IN MY FAMILY : PLEASE REMEMBER TO LIFT THEM EACH TIME YOU PRAY. 2.REMEMBER STEVEN RICHIE WHO BELIEVES GOD FOR A DIVINE HEALING 3. REMEMBER MIKE MONGOMERY WHO IS BATTLING AND BELIEVING GOD FOR A MIRACLE 4.REMEMBER TIM WARD WHO NEEDS OUR PRAYERS

FOR SHEPHERDS MAGAZINE TO GET GOD FEARING SPONSERS TO HELP CARRY OUT TIS VISION PRAY FOR INSPIRED TRANSLATORS WHO CAN ASSIST US TRANSLATE OUR WORK TO EVERY LANGUAGE ON EARTH OR A SOFTWARE TO DO SO. PRAY FOR OUR WRITERS, CONTRIBUTORS WHO WORK HARD TO MAKE THIS MAGAZINE A SUCCESS !


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WE LIFT UP THOSE TRAVELING BY AIR,LAND AND SEA RIGHT NOW AND ASK FOR YOUR TRAVELING MERCIES AND PROTECTION UPON THEIR LIVES. WE LIFT UP THE SICK WHERE EVER THEY ARE FOR YOUR HEALING HANDS TO TOUCH THEIR LIVES. WE PRESENT THOSE IN CHAINS, BONDAGE OR PRISON SPIRITUALLY OR PHYSICALLY TO YOU FOR DELIVERENCE. GUIDE AND PROTECT OUR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS WHERE EVER THEY ARE RIGHT NOW. FATHER WE LIFT UP ALL OF OUR FRIENDS WHO LOST A RELATIVE TO THE COLD HANDS OF DEATH. ALL THIS WE PRAY THANKING AND GLORIFING YOUR HOLY NAME FOR YOUR SON JESUS CHRIST; WHO DIE THAT WE MIGHT LIVE. WE COVER OUR PRAYERS WITH THE PRECIOUS BLOOD OF JESUS CHRIST OF NAZRETH! AMEN!


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WE THE FAMILY OF SHEPHERDS WITHOUT BORDERS LIGHTHOUSE BUGLE MAGAZINE WITH EVERY CHRISTIAN CELEBRATING EASTER WHICH STARTS SUNDAY APRIL 13,2014 WITH THE ENTRY OF CHRIST ON A DONKEY AMIST THE WAVING CROWD AND CONCLUDES WITH THE RESSECTION OF JESUS CHRIST ON SUNDAY APRIL 20 AND THE PASSOVER WHICH BEGINS ON MONDAY APRIL 14 AND CONCLUDES ON TUESDAY APRIL 22,2014; WITH YOU A BLESSED CELEBATION WITH CHRIST IN MIND !!!!!!!

April edition of the shepherds magazine  

AS TWO GREAT FESTIVALS BEGIN IN THE CHRISTIAN WORLD < SHEPHERDS BUGLE AS USUAL APPEARS ON THE SCENE TO EDUCATE PEOPLE ABOUT THE PATH THEY HA...

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