"IF MY PEOPLE WHO ARE CALLED BY MY NAME WILL HUMBLE THEMSELVES, AND PRAY AND SEEK MY FACE, AND TURN FROM THEIR WICKED WAYS, THEN I WILL HEAR FROM HEAVEN, AND WILL FORGIVE THEIR SIN AND HEAL THEIR LAND." 2 CHRONICLES 7:14
Rev. Franklin Graham
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SPIRITUAL CORONA VIRUS 1 & 2
NO LONGER FREE ZONE
Posted 30 September 2020 Updated 03 October 2020
The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America states:
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”
The First Amendment to the US Constitution states:
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”
Is it me, or are there some people who have decided that they can deny us our rights as laid out above? On March 13, 2020 President Donald Trump declared that the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States constituted a national emergency, beginning March 1, 2020. He chose to do this to protect the people of this country from non-citizens wanting to enter. He then instructed the state and US territory governors to issue their individual COVID-19 emergency orders, recognizing that each one would need to base their orders on the severity of COVID-19 in their states. As of September 24, 2020, all state and US territory emergency orders are still active. What happened to “15 days to flatten the curve?” Here we are, more than 6 months later, and we are still being “held captive” by well-meaning governors (Some are well-meaning; others, not so much.) In the meantime, in most states and US territories we are:
Being denied the freedom to visit loved ones in the hospital
Being denied the freedom to visit loved ones in nursing homes
Being denied the freedom to accompany loved ones to a doctor’s visit
Being denied the freedom to go to church
Being forced to limit the number of people at funerals and weddings
Being forced to limit the number of people who can occupy our businesses, IF our businesses are even allowed to be open!
Being told that we MUST wear a mask and stay 6’ apart from other people
This list doesn’t even begin to include all of the regulations that have been imposed on United States citizens without a law being passed to do so.
WE ARE NO LONGER FREE!
We are losing our Constitutional rights because of fear, misinformation, and blindly putting our trust in government entities that do not deserve it, nor do they have the right to impose these restrictions. We see our natural rights and freedoms, like privacy, expression, and the right to provide for our own welfare, being whittled away. As bad as this is now, imagine what it would be like in the future if our lives are being controlled by those who think Socialism is a good idea?!?!?
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to stop being sheep. Seek the Lord’s wisdom concerning these issues and boldly take a stand against the dark forces that are controlling our country. “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.” Eph. 6:12
Thank God we have a great President who cares deeply for this great country and its citizens. We pray for this President. The media wants us to walk in fear but our President is a fighter and the country will continue on with business as usual! God bless President Trump, the First Lady and all others effected by Covin-19.
THANK YOU PRESIDENT TRUMP!
PRAY FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP & HIS FAMILY
QUESTIONS I MIGHT ASK...IF I KNEW THE ANSWERS!
Posted 10 September 2020 Reposted 03 October 2020
I struggle, as others might, with the difference among peaceful protests, anarchy and riots. Most of the world seems to be struggling with those right now. What does each one mean?Where does one cross over to another?
Is there any truth of what we read, hear or watch via the media? We have lost our moral compass as we have taken God out of the equation. We seek clarity and truth but without Divine Clarity and Divine Truth there is NO clarity, NOR truth whatsoever!
We can’t believe the press! We can’t believe the politicians. We can’t believe the medical world. We can’t believe the poor or the rich. We can’t believe the liberals or the conservatives.
Wherein lies our HOPE!
ALL hope is found in the Word of G-d! You may say, “But where does the Bible reveal G-d’s directions to all the many questions that plague most of humanity today?”
For me, the answer is two fold. First: We must recognize that there is a G-D! He is the G-d of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. He sent His Son to Earth to redeem us from sin. If we accept the free gift of salvation through Yeshua (Jesus). We are presented with the gift of eternal life with Him. A place where there will be no sorrow or pain. We must be willing to lay down every part of our lives that is not of the nature of our G-d.
When we read that G-d loves us, we filter that through the experiences of our lives up to that point. We are taught that those experiences make us "REAL". When the Divine Truth is that we have within us the very breath of Almighty G-d! We can trust HIM and HIS WORD. As we seek to understand what that means we must turn to G-d’s Word. Our self-worth can only be found in the Heart of G-d of our Loving and Merciful G-d, full of Grace and Compassion! Secondly, we must be willing to give it all to G-d. One of the ways we do that is to apply His Word to us individually.
For example, we read in 2 Chronicles, chapter 7 verses 13 and 14 where we read, “ …If I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or if I command the locust to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among My people, and My people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray and seek My Face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin and will heal their land…”
I don’t know about you, but the word “pestilence” has a bigger, deeper impression on me today than it has ever before!
What is my part during this confusion and sickness? My part is to humble myself, pray, seek His Face, and turn from my wicked ways and, as G-d’s Word says, HE WILL HEAL THE LAND!
What is my “place”? My “place” is on my knees and face before G-d asking Him to remove this pestilence and HEAL THE LAND! Turning from my “wicked ways” means to leave those actions and words that are my own…my desires, my judgementalism, my self-absorbed presence and all my many words, actions and attitudes that are not of G-d!
So, as I think on the things of G-d, I am encouraged to follow His Words, His Timing, His Healing.
How do I pray G-d’s Will? Yeshua taught us that we are to “Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. ‘Your kingdom come. Your will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. ‘Give us this day our daily bread. ‘And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. ‘And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil. [For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the
glory forever. Amen.’] Matthew 6:9-13 NASB
If you have not accepted Jesus (Yeshua) as your personal Savior and Lord and and asked Him into your heart, please pray this prayer to Him now:
Lord Jesus, I come before You now and acknowledge that I am a sinner. I ask you to forgive my sins. I ask You to be Savior and Lord of my heart…of my total being. I thank You for this Gift and humbly submit myself to You. In Jesus’ Name I pray, Amen. Lord, we seek Your forgiveness, Your Grace and Your Mercy…O Lord…
Dear Father in Heaven, please lift this pestilence from us, heal us and the Land! May it be so. In Jesus’ Name, Amen!
The spelling of G-D is one of respect. His Name is Holy
and we Honor Him. “Yeshua” is Jesus’ Name in Hebrew.
POSTED 08 JULY 2020
When I was asked to write a sequel to “Spiritual Coronavirus” I couldn’t immediately do so because I was so angry with what was going on in our country. The riots and destruction after the George Floyd killing were constantly on the news stations. I couldn’t watch them for very long after they first began because the disregard for the law and blatant anarchy were more than I could handle without launching into a litany of angry, negative comments about what was going on. I knew that wasn’t healthy for me. I also knew that my family around me didn’t want to hear my outbursts of anger. Why was I so angry? Because I was watching the devastation of our country by people who were hell-bent on doing just that. The riots, fires, looting, physical attacks, and wanton destruction had nothing to do with what happened to George Floyd. It was an intentional takeover of the streets of Minneapolis, and the police stations, which were gutted by fire. What was the message they were sending? They were taking the law into their own hands because they didn’t like the job the law enforcement agencies were doing. Looks like I’ve started ranting – so I must stop and get to the point that needs to be made. The ranting does not help in any way. Praying is the better choice. Praying softens our hearts to hear what the Heavenly Father has to say about what’s going on. When I began praying, I realized that my anger was being replaced with sadness. I began feeling such a sorrow for what was happening to our country. As I prayed and talked with other people who feel the same concern for our country as I do, I found that many are experiencing the same sadness as I have. In fact, one of my friends said she felt like she was depressed. We both felt such sorrow for what was happening to our country. And that’s when I heard the Holy Spirit tell me what we were experiencing – grief – and I knew what I was supposed to write about.
Grief is what we feel when we lose someone or something that is extremely important to us. Ladies and gentlemen, we are losing our country. With that profound realization comes a sadness almost too overwhelming to bear. I feel like I’m drowning in the midst of what’s happening all around our country. Looking back at more than 200 years of our country’s history, I wonder how we could have come this far to see it all ripped apart? If we look closely, though, we will see that it hasn’t just happened in the last few years. It has been going on for decades. Truth be told, it’s been going on for centuries. I won’t go into detail. I’ll just list below some of the actions that have contributed to the downward spiral we are in now. Each of these has caused the moral degradation that is part of the cause of the downfall of our country.
Removal of prayer from schools.
Acceptance of homosexuality and same sex marriage.
Decline of the family structure.
There are social causes also:
Not taking responsibility for our own actions
No consequences for our actions or lack thereof
The propaganda and indoctrination being taught in our colleges and universities
The media, politicians, and churches
Churches?!? Yes! Many churches have become social institutions where social issues and programs have taken precedence over the Bible. Consequently, we have weak “Christians” who don’t actually know what Jesus told us about what our responsibility is. We are to proclaim the Gospel to the lost, love our brothers and sisters, and PRAY! Prayer is the only thing that is going to defeat the enemy who is trying to destroy our country. It’s time for churches to get back to their first love – Jesus. He taught us to love one another as He loves us. Our love has grown cold. We must first rekindle our love for Jesus. Next, we must rekindle our love for our fellow believers. Then we must rekindle our love for the Word. How can we know what the Father, Jesus, and Holy Spirit desire us to do if we don’t spend time reading our “instruction manual?” Then we must spend time with Them, separated from the busyness and cares of the world, so that we can hear Their voices, loving us, guiding us, chastising us when necessary, teaching us, comforting us, …. They know what we need. We must take the time to receive all that they have for us in order to become the messengers They desire us to be.
Many years ago, the Holy Spirit showed me that the world was like a runaway train, going downhill so quickly, unable to be stopped. I do believe that is where we are today. We know that nothing is impossible with God. But He won’t blink an eye and make all of this go away. He is waiting for His Church to do what He has called her to do. Repent, pray/intercede, love, surrender, seek the Holy Spirit; acknowledge our need for Him, give up our right to ourselves and allow His Spirit of love to rule in our hearts. So, let’s do it!
Get on our faces before the Lord, asking Him to show us what He wants us to do to bring His message to a lost and dying world.
Love each other (fellow believers and non-believers alike) unconditionally, as He loves us.
Demonstrate His Love and His truth, in love, to all those we come into contact with.
“You turned my mourning (grief) into dancing! You removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy, so that my heart can praise you and not be silent; Adonai my God, I will thank you forever!” Psalm 30:11-12
SPIRITUAL CORONA VIRUS
We have been lied to, deceived, all for the purpose of pushing a political agenda – SOCIALISM – on our country. We may never know the actual, physical origin of the corona virus. But that really doesn’t matter. What does matter is who/what is the driving force behind it. The driving force is satan himself. He has infected those who want to destroy this country, not with the virus, but with hatred of all that is of God. This hatred isn’t anything new. It started in the Garden of Eden, when satan deceived Eve into eating the fruit God told her not to eat. He’s been at work ever since, trying to destroy those who believe in God. He thought he had truly won the battle when he saw Jesus nailed to the cross. Was he ever wrong!! Jesus defeated satan by obeying His Father, dying on the cross, taking the sin of the world upon Him. His Father, Holy Spirit, raised Him from the dead. He is now seated on the throne with His Father, interceding in behalf of those who believe in Him. And that, my friends, is why satan continues to try everything possible to destroy those who believe in Jesus. What does this have to do with the corona virus? The United States of America was founded on Godly principles, guided by men who believed in Him and who set forth the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, with the Bill of Rights, as the country’s guide for that time and for future generations. Satan has been trying to destroy it ever since. He’s succeeded in convincing many people that our constitutional republic is not a good one, that a Socialist form of government would be better. That group of people has been trying to change our government for more years that we are even aware. They were getting closer to achieving their goal until 2016, when the eyes of another group of people were finally opened to see what was happening to our country. We decided we weren’t going to sit back any longer and allow our country to be destroyed from within. We elected a man who cares about our country, who wants what’s best for the people of this country, and who will do what ever he can to restore our country to the Godly country it was created to be. This man is Donald John Trump. There is no doubt in my mind that the Lord has placed this man in the White House for His purpose. He is the antithesis of everything the satan-influenced people of this country want to accomplish by turning us into a Socialist nation. Their hatred for him knows no end. And that’s where the corona virus comes in. After they’ve tried many ways to take him down and get him out of the way, and failed, they are now using the corona virus to destroy this man and this country. We’ve been told to stay in our homes. Our jobs have been taken away from us as businesses are told to close. Schools are closed. Entertainment venues are closed. And much more. We’ve been told that this was in the best interest of our country. But was it really? Before the corona virus, our economy was thriving, and the jobless rate was at a record low. Now all of that has changed. What better way to change the minds of the people so that President Trump won’t get re-elected than to destroy the economy and increase unemployment? We are being manipulated without realizing it (some people, that is.) Will satan win this time and redirect the path of this country back to Socialism? I pray not. Of course, we know that satan doesn’t win the ultimate spiritual battle. However, will he win the hearts of enough of the American people to steal it away from the Godly believers of and fight this spiritual battle, knowing that no weapon formed against us will prosper/prevail (Isaiah 54:17.) Our battle is against a spiritual disease borne of satan and his demonic powers, manifested in those who are God’s enemies. Our prayers loose Godly forces, the only forces that can defeat satan’s forces. We must engage this enemy virus with the healing power of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. “In this world you will have troubles. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33)this country? It’s time to get on our knees and fight this spiritual battle, knowing that no weapon formed against us will prosper/prevail (Isaiah 54:17.) Our battle is against a spiritual disease borne of satan and his demonic powers, manifested in those who are God’s enemies. Our prayers loose Godly forces, the only forces that can defeat satan’s forces. We must engage this enemy virus with the healing power of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. “In this world you will have troubles. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33)
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LATE 2019 From the Lord:
God’s Hour is Near!
The War Between Two Kingdoms
Takes A Leap Forward.
“The hour is near, and all will bow down and worship Me. …” Isaiah 45:23; Phil. 2:10, 11
Tonight, December 18, 2019. As I was reading about the voting in the House to impeach our President, my spirit man leaped for joy and excitement. Not because of the impeachment, never, but because of something much greater and mightier: The Kingdom of God is making the 2nd greatest move in this generation.
Satan, God's and mankind’s great enemy, has been allowed to make his intentions known to the Earth. The impeachment is really a ruse, a trick, causing mankind not to see truth-- to be blinded.
By using the impeachment of President Trump, Satan is declaring war on God Himself, and on God’s anointed, Jesus Christ, and on our President, who is God’s choice for this very hour. The following scripture makes Satan’s plan easy to understand. Psalm 2 Verses 1-3.
1 Why do the nations assemble with commotion [uproar and confusion of voices], and why do the people imagine (meditate upon and devise) an empty scheme?
2 The kings of the earth take their places; the rulers take counsel together against the Lord and His Anointed One (the Messiah, the Christ). They say,
3 Let us break Their bands [of restraint] asunder and cast Their cords [of control] from us.”
The kings of the Earth are making their intentions known just as Satan is in the using President Trump to make his plan known! Satan and his demonic forces and human followers have set the stage for the war that will usher in the Second Coming of God’s Son, Jesus Christ, the rightful Ruler of the earth.
This writing is the “announcement” by God to make the people who are alive at this moment aware that this move of Satan is not Satan’s idea. God is in full control and Satan is fulfilling God’s plan of allowing the end time clock to move ever closer to the Tribulation and Great Tribulations against the Jewish people and the church. Matthew 24:15-22.
We're not setting any dates or time frames. We are being used by the Holy Spirit of God to make people aware of the bottom line of what is really happening. There is no doubt about the fact…the world is now in the full move of God…into the End Times. Period!
The impeachment of President Trump is to cause people not to see the underlying truth of what God is doing. Never forget that God is forever in charge and God is allowing Satan to come out of the shadows and into God’s blazing light! In His perfect Wisdom, God has set Satan up by allowing him to use the impeachment of President Trump as God’s tool to expose Satan’s plan.
We encourage everyone to read Psalm 2 and to see God’s response to the kings of the earth. Then turn to Acts 4:23-31 with special attention to verse 28.
May the complete blessing of God rest on this “announcement” and the reading and understanding of God’s intention of mercy and forgiveness that will bring everyone who allows the Spirit of God to move in their hearts to God’s Truth. In His full name and power, We submit this work over to God and His will and purpose. Amen and Amen!
For your information God’s 1st great move in this generation was the creation of the State of Israel in one day on May 14, 1948.
“Who ever heard of such a thing?
Who has ever seen such things?
Is a country born in one day?
Is a nation brought forth all at once?
For as soon as Tziyon went into labor, [Zion].
She brought forth her children.”
Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)
All scriptures not specifically noted are from the Amplified Bible, Copyright 2015 by The Lockman Foundation
Psalm 2 taken from: www.Biblegateway.com
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ISRAEL: THE PEOPLE AND THE LAND
In the past two years we have seen the United States move its embassy to Jerusalem, cancel the Iran Nuclear Deal that the previous administration signed, and most recently, acknowledge that the Golan Heights is Israeli territory. These actions should make Israel and its supporters ecstatically happy. And yet, we sense a foreboding cloud over Israel, the People and the Land. Why? Because the rise of anti-Semitism around the world is increasing at an alarming rate. The same United States that has acted on all of the above has also refused to stand against anti-Semitism in its own government. Currently, there are two Muslim women serving in the US Congress who have repeatedly made offensive statements about the Jewish people. What’s more, they support the BDS movement. The Congress’ refusal to stand for Israel against the anti-Semitism in its own ranks is, in and of itself, enough to cause us concern. However, the Democrats who have declared that they are running for President in the 2020 election have expressed their support for these two women in speaking out against Israel. If we believe what these candidates are saying, then we have to be truly alarmed that there is the possibility that one of them may be the next President of the United States.
The United States is not the only place where Anti-Semitism is growing. The following are just a few of the anti-Semitic attacks that have occurred thus far in 2019.
v Twenty swastikas were spray painted on the murals around Bondi Beach, a community that is home to a large, upscale Jewish neighborhood in Sydney, Australia.
v Nearly 70 grave markers were vandalized in northern Britain at Manchester’s Urmston Jewish Cemetery.
v In the historic Ile Saint-Louis district of Paris, France, “Juden” (German for “Jews”) was painted on the store window of the Bagelstein restaurant in the 6th arrondissement during the night.
v Estonia’s chief rabbi and two of his children were accosted on the street on their way to synagogue by a man who shouted anti-Semitic insults at them.
v Argentina’s chief rabbi, Gabriel Davidovich, was beaten and seriously injured by assailants who broke into his Buenos Aires home in the middle of the night while he and his wife were there.
Then there are the terrorist attacks in Israel. Thus far in 2019 we’ve seen bombing attacks from Gaza, the stabbing death of a father of 12, and the murder of two 19-year-old men, one at Ariel Junction and the other in the Ein Yael forest. In addition, the Israeli Defense Force has to deal daily with the “protests” at the Gaza border. To understand the extent of terrorism in Israel we have the following statistics from http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org
v From the Oslo Accords (Sept. 1993) until September 2000 - nearly 300 Israelis were killed in attacks.
v During the Palestinian Al-Aqsa Intifada (Sept. 2000 - Dec. 2005) another 1,100 Israelis were killed.
v Since December 2005, Palestinian terrorist attacks have claimed at least another 250 Israeli lives.
All of this may make us wonder what is to become of Israel, the Land and the People. However, let us remember that God is still on the throne. Our God Reigns! He has chosen Israel and made an eternal covenant with them. He has given them their land and it is to remain theirs.
v “On that day the Lord mad a covenant with Abram, saying, ‘To your descendants (seed) I have given this land, from the river (Vadi) of Egypt as far as the great river Euphrates.’” Gen 15:18
v “And I will fix your boundary from the Sea of Reeds (Red Sea) to the sea of the Philistines (Mediterranean Sea), and from the wilderness to the River Euphrates.” Ex 23:31
v “For you are a holy people to the Lord your God; the Lord your God has chosen you to be a people for His own possession out of all the peoples on the face of the earth.” Deut 7:6
v “O seed of Abraham, His servant, O son of Jacob, His chosen ones! He is the Lord our God; His judgments are in all the earth. He has remembered His covenant forever, the word which He commanded to a thousand generations, the covenant which He made with Abraham, and His oath to Isaac. Then He confirmed it to Jacob for a statute, to Israel as an everlasting covenant, saying, ‘To you I will give the land of Canaan as the portion of your inheritance.’” Ps 105: 6-11
As supporters of Israel we must spread the truth about what is going on around the world concerning Israel, the Land and the People, and what our Father God, YWHW, has told us about them in His Word, as well as what He is showing us through His Spirit. Our job is to intercede for Israel and to seek the Father to know what He has for us to do in support of Israel. We pray that you will join us in intercession for God’s Chosen People and help us spread the truth concerning Israel, the Land and the People.
Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem!
Anti-Semitism Part Two
AOC: Reduced Aid to Israel 'On the Table' After Netanyahu's Re-election
Pelosi moves to ensure Ilhan Omar's safety, calls for Trump to take down video
Newsweek's Ilhan Omar cover, article, slammed for 'normalizing' hate, anti-Semitism
Iran’s Rouhani Anti-Israel Attack: Urges ‘Righteous’ Muslim Nations to ‘Rid the Region’ of ‘Zionism’
‘The Cross Belongs in the Dustbin of History’: Muslim Brothers Claim Islam Exempt from Law
Hezbollah Terrorists Urging Palestinians to Attack Israel with Large Radio Antenna
Rep. Rashida Tlaib Says She ‘Feels More Palestinian In The Halls Of Congress’ Than She Does Anywhere Else
Nancy Pelosi Claims Democratic Party Has ‘No Taint’ Of Anti-Semitism Right After Meeting With MP Jeremy Corbyn
Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem!
Listen to Blessing
April 18, 2019
In our previous article we discussed recent examples of anti-Semitism, especially within the US Government:
“Currently, there are two Muslim women serving in the US Congress who have repeatedly made offensive statements about the Jewish people. What’s more, they support the BDS movement. The Congress’ inability to stand for Israel against the anti-Semitism in its own ranks is, in and of itself, enough to cause us concern. However, the Democrats who have declared that they are running for President in the 2020 election have expressed their support for these two women in speaking out against Israel.”
We have every reason to be concerned about Congressional members’ lack of concern for this attitude toward the Jewish people. As if this isn’t enough, we are now witnessing the defense of anti-Semitism! Rep Ilan Omar referred to the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center as “something that happened to someone.” WHAT!!! When President Trump responded to this with a Twitter post that included footage of the World Trade Center attack, he was accused of fomenting extremism. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi even suggested that President Trump was partly responsible for Rep Omar’s need for extra protection because of what she said and his treatment of it.
What a minute! Let’s back up here. First, we have members of Congress being openly anti-Semitic. Then we have the President calling them out on it. Then we have the political left and the media making the anti-Semites the victims!!! Amazing how the truth can be turned upside down and backward. We encourage our readers to take a hard look at what’s going on today. It’s not a pretty picture, and it’s only going to get worse.
PRAY FOR THE PEACE OF JERUSALEM
ISRAEL, UNITED STATES, WORLD
ISRAEL: THE PEOPLE AND THE LAND
24 OCTOBER 2020
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA