Category Archives: Spiritual Warfare

THE CHOICE


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There is a strategic fight going on in Texas this month.  The bill that was passed and then declared dead because of the anarchists at the Capitol last week are at it again.  Please be in intercession for this bill to protect life to pass in Texas and then in other states.  I imagine it will be a battle everywhere as the devil wants to hold onto gained ground.  Satan is hungry for the blood of the innocents.

 

THE CHOICE

 

If you weren’t sure before with whom you were aligning yourself regarding the Texas bill to protect babies after 20 weeks from pain in the womb through abortion, I will give you your choices having been an eyewitness to the events in Austin over this Monday & Tuesday (July 1st & 2nd):

 

The orange, pro-infanticide group included those who were chanting “Hail satan!”; dancing in demon-possessed frenzies; paid agitators; people recruited by Move On; young wayward women who want the government to stay out of their personal lives on one hand yet want the government to fund their promiscuity with birth control and abortifacients; anarchists who make such a ruckus as to drown out any voice or vote that does not agree with them; and generally rude, crude and angry people with whom it is nearly impossible to have a civilized discussion.

 

The blue, pro-life groups were well-mannered, orderly, respectful and prayerful.

 

The choice:

anarchy, lawlessness & death

vs.

civility, righteousness & life.

 

The choice:  satan’s kingdom or the Kingdom of God.

The difference between BLUE and ORANGE is as different as BLACK & WHITE!

If this orange pro-infanticide crowd is allowed to have their way in Texas over the many voices of the sane, then lawlessness will be entrenched.

 

Please pray for the deliverance of the babies from death and the deliverance of the many young people who have been duped and recruited by the devil in his death and destruction campaign.   My heart was so grieved for these lost souls.  God created them to bring glory to Him and they are bound in the vile kingdom of darkness.   Surely, a Christian’s heart must cry out for their souls to be delivered!  Please put your hands on their photos and cry out to the throne of God for their salvation!  Nothing is too difficult for our LORD!  He is mighty to save!

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“I call heaven and earth as witness this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live:”  (Deut 30:19)

“For the life of the flesh is in the blood…”  (Lev 17:11)

The heart is beating and the blood is flowing by day 22 after conception!

 

Esther’s Strategy for Spiritual Warfare


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This is a brief outline of principles gleaned from the Book of Esther on spiritual warfare.   I thought this was already posted, as it is an old teaching of mine.  Then I wanted to cross reference it to the teachings on Esther that I did for kids (Wise Words wk 9; Wise Words wk 10) but it wasn’t there.  So I have put this up quickly.  I hope to come back and add to it.)

Some notes:

The “king”  represents (only in his good acts) God;  some scholars have noted that this is only when his name Ahasuerus, his carnal nature, is NOT mentioned.   Certainly, Ahasuerus did some despicable things including his request to Queen Vashti.

Mordecai represents the Holy Spirit of God prompting and leading;

Haman, of course, represents the spirit of anti-christ that wants to destroy the God’s chosen people.

The signet ring (Esther 8:2) represents the authority given by God to Christ, and Christ to His church. (Matt 28:18)

Esther, of course, represents for us the Bride of Christ!   The queen is the most powerful piece on the chessboard!   Those who have an intimate relationship with their LORD have the FAVOR of the LORD, and He gives us our petitions, up to half the kingdom!  (Esther 5:2-3)

 

Strategy for Spiritual Warfare:

1. Be called and submitted to God above even man’s laws (4:14-16)

2. Prepare spiritually through prayer and fasting (Esther 4:16)

3. Prepare through praise and worship by putting on “garments of praise”, our “royal robes”. (Esther 5:1-2;  Esther 7:1-2)

4. Be led by the Holy Spirit especially as to timing (3 days of Fasting & prayer, waiting in the inner court, 1st banquet, then 2nd banquet)

5. Use intercession; weeping; wailing; fasting (Esther 8:3)

6. Wait on the King’s word and permission (Esther 8:7-8)

7. Write the decree according to the leading of the Holy Spirit (Esther 8:8-9) “You yourselves write a decree…”   Queen Esther WITH Mordecai together i.e..  the Bride of Christ WITH the Holy Spirit!

8. Proclaim the decree (Esther 8:10-14)  Perhaps this is where many Christians lose their victory because they do not proclaim aloud the Word of God!

9. Celebrate the victory beforehand!  (Esther 8:16-17)   Ah, that shows faith in God!

10. “The violent take it by force”   (Esther 9:1) (Matt 11:12)  Of course, this “violence” is in the spirit!  (Eph 6:10-18)  Act on the proclamation.

 

If you read the whole Book of Esther through, ask the Holy Spirit to show you these strategies and use you “for such a time as this”!

Another theme dominant in this book is that God’s righteous law of love ALWAYS trumps man’s frivolous and immoral laws.  Queen Vashti refused to do something lewd and immoral.  Her bravery lost her her position but paved the way for Queen Esther.  This was all in God’s plan.  Then Esther “broke” the law about going before the king uninvited IN ORDER TO OBEY God’s law of love in helping her people!  Consequently, the king gave them the right to write laws to supercede the immoral law that Haman had enacted.

 

“We must obey God rather than men.”

(Acts 5:29)

 

 

WAR HORSE


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Look at the sky above the church in the artwork I did for Eastgate Ministries JUBILEE brochure this year. There is a horse in the clouds! This horse was not placed intentionally there but came out in the computerized rendering of the photograph. It reminds me of the Scripture:

“Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! The One sitting on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war.” (Rev 19:11)

On January 10th of this year of Our LORD 2012, I saw a vision of a white horse breaking through the darkness. I knew the horse indicated “Perazim” or breakthrough. (1 Chr 14:11)

Pastor Carolyn Sissom has been speaking of the horse in Zechariah:

“And on that day there shall be inscribed on the bells of the horses, “Holy to the LORD.” (Zech 14:20)

A few weeks ago, (June 8th), my family watched the fairly recent movie “War Horse“. The war horse seemed to be almost supernaturally protected. But the war horse got entangled. How the war horse came to be released was through an act of extreme courage motivated by compassion!

On June 18th, we watched the movie “Secretariat”, the story of the Triple Crown winner. This amazing horse’s winning enabled the family not to lose their inheritance! “Secretariat” was one of the all-time great thoroughbreds, ranking second only to “Man o’ War”!

That same day, I received an email from Aglow, a Christian women’s ministry. Their regional conference this year is entitled “Arise, Warhorse!” The horse in their brochure artwork is similar to what I saw in the spirit in January, including the colors in the background.

Isn’t it wonderful how God is speaking the same thing to people in different places at the same time? He is, afterall, Commander-in-Chief of the Army of God!

The War Horse Rides On!

On 6/26, Pastor Sissom referenced Isaiah 28:21 which also mentions “Perazim”, speaking on Revelation 6.

Today (6/27/12) I went to a senior community where I’ve been ministering regularly. As I approached the elevator, I noticed a cart sitting right by the door. No one was there but a silver object attracted my attention as it was reminiscent of the Ark of the Covenant. While I was studying it, a lady whom I had never met before, walked up to me and asked me if I wanted the pretty object. These were things that had belonged to her recently deceased husband and she was giving them away. I thanked her and then she pulled out something else. I gasped! It was a glass horse. She pulled out another one. She asked me if I wanted this pair of beautiful horse sculptures, too. Oh, yes! I thanked her excitedly and told her how I knew this was a special gift from the LORD to me in light of all He’s been showing me. Can you believe a perfect stranger giving me such a perfect gift?! It was definitely a God-thing! The LORD is so good to me!

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