spirit Vs. flesh

As I was doing a bible study on the fruits of the Flesh and the Fruits of the Spirit, it occurred to me that in myself I am unable to obtain the Fruits of the Spirit…

I had always thought that the Holy Spirit gave me the fruits.  This is true in a sense, but I will not obtain those fruits just by the Lord waving his hand or speaking it forth.  It is work to obtain these fruits.  I have found that I must stay vigilant/alert.  I must look at my motives, feelings, thoughts.   I have to be willing to lay down my old self also known as the flesh.

The job of the Holy Spirit is to ENABLE us, or help us stay strong in making these correct or Christ like choices.  We learn what these Christ like choices are by reading the word and through the Holy Spirits teaching (which will always align with the word of God).

The Holy Spirit is the one who reveals ALL truth.  We don’t come to the saving grace of the Lord by our own, no, the Holy Spirit has to be present revealing this truth to us.  If the Holy Spirit is not present we can, and do, say the sinners prayer.  We can get it intellectually on our own.  But there is not a true conversion if the Holy Spirit isn’t present.

I couldn’t understand why I would see people, myself included, giving our lives to God but nothing changed….I don’t know how many times I gave my life to God but would walk out with not one change.  I would try my hardest to be “good”, but nothing changed I always failed.

One day the Holy Spirit was truly present.  He revealed the Truth to me.  Not my truth, or the worlds truth.  It wasn’t anything I did that brought me to the saving grace of Jesus Christ.  It was the Holy Spirit.

I believe that this is a hurdle that many Christians have when walking with the Lord.  We always try in ourselves.  In our own strength, in our own intellect.  We try to manipulate circumstances because we believe its what the Lord wants.  We lean on our own understanding.  We look through the eyes of the flesh.  We think with the mind of the flesh.

A pastor told me one time, “We walk in the flesh about 80% of the time and walk in spirit 20% of the time.  I would agree that is what many Christians do…But this is not what the word of God tells us to do.  I do not believe that walking in the spirit is some mystical thing.  It is very simple, Its about your choices.  Will you choose the narrow road that leads to life or will you choose the wide road that leads to destruction?

Walking in the flesh will always point to yourself:

Galatians 5:19 The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; 20 idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions 21 and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Walking in the spirit will always point to God.

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. 24 Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. 25 Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. 26 Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.

 

Blessings,

L.

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New dream of birth, monitoring

9/5/17

In last night’s dream, I was pregnant. I knew I was pretty far along because I could feel the baby pressing down hard on my cervix.  I also knew it wasn’t my husband’s baby and I didn’t want him to find out, I had cheated on him.

I went outside and went for a walk and noticed there was a very heavy police presence. I also noticed a device that was able to see through cars, read the cars speed, and see if there were wanted people inside the car. It was at both sides of the road and one in the center. I could see a holographic image each time a car passed this device (I do not believe that others could see this holographic image, it was just for me to understand). I could see why the police were pulling them over (hard to explain because there isn’t a device like this).  As I was outside a little boy, about 8years old, came up to me. He told me he ran away and wanted to come live with me. I asked him if his parents knew where he was. He said no. I walked to his parents’ house and talked with them. I told them his son doesn’t want to be with them but wants to live with me. They seemed pretty indifferent. During speaking with the parents I seen this boy was running the streets and was causing a ruckus making poor choices (it was like a dream within a dream).

The thing that really gives me pause about this dream is this boy. I have dreamed about him before. He was younger in the other dream but it was definitely the same boy. This boy was filthy and also at my house in the other dream.

Portion of other dream with this boy (dream in my archives): 2/4/16 – Me and my husband left their house.  It was the same outside.  Teens and children were everywhere.  I did not see any adults, no parents.  The atmosphere was the same too, dark.  Everywhere was dark or lightly dimmed.  All the kids seemed to be doing wrong.  When we got home, my son was there (9yrs old), and a little boy was with him (he looked like he was 6 years old).  My son asked if the little boy could stay.  In my dream I remember thinking: I had left my son home alone to do whatever he wanted.  That I had neglected him.  I also remember thinking that the parents were neglecting this little boy too.  He was filthy and his parents allowed him to be at my house alone.  I wondered who this child was and who his parents were.  I told my son the boy could stay.  The two boys were running inside and outside, they were doing whatever they wanted.  I didn’t stop them.  I stood on the back of a porch, it was very dark outside.  I remember thinking, its midnight.  I then woke up.

As I woke from this dream my first impression was being pregnant.  This represents the idolatry with the Lord.  We are getting ready to BIRTH that sin.  We are getting ready to pay the consequences of the sin of Idolatry.

This dream was a warning for Christians that are not following him with your whole heart.  It saddens me when I see fellow Christians doing things that compromise the cross, who compromise the price that Jesus Christ made.  I am not talking to the Christians that sin and repent.  I am talking about the Christians that continually sin with no repentance.  I am talking to those that are into the world.  Those that have their foot in church on Sunday and their other foot in the world the rest of the week.

The scanning device that I dreamed about is something that is literally going to be made and implemented or it is showing that this is the time we are entering into.  The nation is going to start targeting Christians.  Many know that we are heavily monitored by the government/state.  This monitoring is now going to step a leap forward.  All the things that they have compiled and are compiling will be used to arrest/detain/persecute anyone who is a Christian or someone who speaks against the government.  Of course they will put a pretty little bow on it and say its for our own safety.  But this is not what it will ultimately be used for.

One last thing I would like to bring up about the dream, is the boy.  This little boy represents the unclean, the unsaved.

We are entering into the birthing canal guys.  We are entering into some pretty dark days.  I know there is a remnant ready for the intense struggle ahead.  I also know there are some that are not.  During this time we are going to have the unsaved and unclean coming to us.  They are going to be coming to us so they can be adopted into the family.

This is all I am going to say about this latest dream.  I have posted many warnings of what the Lord gave me.  These warnings are here people.  The birth of our sin is about to be birthed.  Those that are Gods must not worry (hard to say at times) but we are in his hands.  We are going to be used in these dark times to bring in the lost!

Blessings!

L.

 

 

 

Christian?

My heart is troubled because I witness people say that they love God… I witness people say that they know God… I witness people say that they are Christians…

My heart is troubled because there will come a time when each person will kneel before Jesus, believers and unbelievers. There will come a time when each one of us will have to account for our time here on earth, believers and unbelievers. Anyone can say that they believe in Jesus, but that does NOT mean that we know Jesus or that he knows us (Mathew 7:22-23). My heart is troubled because their fruit does not bear life. The word of God teaches us that we will know someone by the fruit that they bear (Mathew 7:18-20). We will know if they are true followers of Christ or just believers of Christ. The word of God also teaches us not to judge someone right? Wrong, the word of God teaches us to look at someone’s fruit and see if it is good fruit or bad fruit. The word of God also tells us that we are to hold brother and sister accountable (fellow Christians)(Mathew 18:15-17). We of course are to do it in love, but none the less we are to try and hold them accountable when we see them veering off track. We are told to do this so they do not pick the wrong road, the broad road. If we see a brother or sister making choices that are not in line with what Jesus taught us we are to speak to them because we love them and don’t want them to fall from God. There have been many times that a fellow Christian has held me accountable for a choice I have made. I am so happy that they did! Not only because they may have saved me from hell, but also because the correction has always given me a better outcome. We are also to judge between what is good and what is evil. So this business of Christians not judging is a fallacy that is in the world. With that being said we are not to judge on appearances, motives, and so forth. Just between good and evil, and yes people do make good choices and evil choices. In basic terms this is saying choose Gods ways or choose the devils ways, the narrow path, or the broad path…Now that that one point is cleared up, I would like to get to the heart of my heart today. Many say that they believe in Jesus, many say that they are Christians, and many say that they love Jesus. But did you know that the word of God is very clear about each one of these things? The word of God says in John 14

21 He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and manifest Myself to him.”

22 Judas (not Iscariot) said to Him, “Lord, how is it that You will manifest Yourself to us, and not to the world?”

23 Jesus answered and said to him, “If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our home with him.

24 He who does not love Me does not keep My words; and the word which you hear is not Mine but the Father’s who sent Me.

After being reminded of this scripture, I must ask a question. Do you really love him? Do you keep his commands? When you don’t are you able to receive correction from either other brothers and sister or the Holy Spirit? If you do not keep his commands the word of Jesus is plain, YOU DO NOT LOVE HIM. These are some pretty rough things to swallow, but they are still the truth, they are words that are infallible, they are Gods words! DO YOU LOVE HIM???? Or have we been loving the world or our own self? Have we been slowly or rapidly pushing him away until we bend to the world? Until we can’t hear the conviction any longer??

This is one of the reasons my heart is hurting. Too many that profess to believe in God do not have a clue that they are not on the straight and narrow path, Gods path. They do not have a clue that they are baring bad fruit, they do not have a clue that they are not living their life the way that God commands. Some may know that they aren’t, some know that they compromise, and some just refuse to take a look at themselves. But it is clear in all the scriptures I referenced above that if we do not judge between good and evil, if we do not hold each other accountable, and if we do not live out Gods commandments we DO NOT LOVE HIM and we are risking our salvation and our brothers and sister salvation. Worst of it all is because of all these things when we bend our knees at that great and terrible day Jesus could say, depart from me I never knew you….

 

Witchcraft in the church?!

I am going to lay out for everyone what I have seen and read in a particular church, not just any church but a mega church that is linked to many churches, big and small, throughout the nations.  Even your church may be linked to them, look into it if you find this post true.

In the bible we are given commandments and statues on practicing witchcraft.  We can read in Deuteronomy 18 and in Leviticus 19.  Please read these chapters in full, but for this post I will only post particular scriptures.

Deuteronomy 18:10-13  10 There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch.  11 Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer12 For all that do these things are an abomination unto the Lord: and because of these abominations the Lord thy God doth drive them out from before thee.

A Necromancer is someone who practices magic and can talk to the dead by raising them from the dead or by summoning their spirit.  Summoning their spirit is the same or similar to a failure spirit.  You can read about this in Samuel 28, when Saul was rejected by God, King Saul sought after a witch that could summon the prophet Samuel.

We can also read that this practice is still occurring with Witches but also in the church.

A current practice of Witches, they will take a doll or a poppet and go to a grave site and chant or pray for the spirit to come forth and inhabit the doll.  If a Witch needs a “boost” or they need the spirit to perform a certain task for them they bring the doll out.

I watched several videos of people in the church going to gravesites and perform something called “Grave sucking”.  It is when a member from the church will go to a dead person’s grave site and lay on the tombstone or the ground of the dead person and call the spirit forward by “Jesus name” so they can receive the spirit of the dead.  When I first watched this, I knew this was wrong.  But I had thought, well maybe it’s just a couple of young kids being dumb or they were misguided…Misguided was right.  Not only were these young men practicing Necromancy or Witchcraft but the leaders of the church were too!

The difference between the two accounts mentioned above with the Witch and the church leaders, is the witch is invoking the familiar spirit into a doll while the church leaders and members call the familiar spirit into themselves!  Church members are actually being guided by these familiar spirits.

This is not the only witchcraft practice that is being performed in the church.  But for the sake of keeping this short I will just stick with this for now…

So you may be wondering who and what church is doing this, this is just crazy!

Well the name of one of the churches is called Bethel out of Redding California.  They were introduced to this practice by John Crowder (which teaches Contemplative Spirituality, Supernatural Christianity, How to Operate in Trances (wow really?)).  On Bethels Facebook page they say, “Of course, Crowder did not originate this practice. It has been popular in the Word of Faith movement for many years. Benny Hinn used to do this a lot at Kuhlman and McPhereson’s graves”.  Wait, What???  You’re telling me that Benny Hinn also practiced Witchcraft?  Yep!

So I have left you with 3 different groups here that practice witchcraft within the church.  These are leaders that have big followings, millions!  Millions of people within the church has been exposed to false teachings and to witchcraft!  Not only are they exposed to it, the members are now practicing it.

What does the Lord say about those who practice Witchcraft?

Leveticus 19: 31 Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the Lord your God.

Leviticus 20: And the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

Leviticus 20: 27 A man also or woman that hath a familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, shall surely be put to death: they shall stone them with stones: their blood shall be upon them.

This is part four of my recent posts on false teachings.  This will most likely be my last post on false teachings and Witchcraft within the church.  So I want to leave you with encouragement if you are one that is or has been deceived.

God is merciful and is waiting for you to come back into his fold.  Just repent and dig into him.  Meaning, seek God through his word, prayer and worship.  Do not look to the world for teaching.  Jesus told us he is sending us a helper, which is the Holy Spirit.

I am praying for all those that are deceived or maybe deceived.

Blessings Brothers and Sisters!

L.

 

 

False Prophets/Teachers/Healers

3/8/2017

 

I want to start off with asking you some very important questions.

  1. Do you want to be deceived and drawn away from God?
  2. If there was a chance that you were being deceived would you want to know?
  3. If you answered, “No” to #1 and/or you answered, “Yes” to #2. Then would you be willing to take an objective look and study to find the truth for yourself?

Today I will be talking about the “prophet” Cindy Jacobs. I would like to first point out that she is not a prophet of Father God, the creator of the heavens and the earth. She could possibly be a prophet from Satan…Or she could also just be someone who is in it for the money…In either case, she is against God and promoting false teachings and prophecies. The scripture tells us if we are not with God we are against him.

Cindy Jacobs is the Co-Founder Generals International. Cindy and Mike Jacobs also host a show called, God Knows. Once a year she gathers with other “appointed Prophets” to “hear what the Lord is saying for the upcoming year.” So I first looked at some of the prophecies where she has actually proclaimed what the Lord was saying. I took a look at the prophecies for 2015 and 2016. I also took a look at some of the prophecies she has proclaimed over Australia and Zimbabwe in 2001. There were a few things that really stood out to me.

The first thing that stood out was that none of these prophecies have been fulfilled. So, I looked to see if she had any disclaimers about her prophecies. I found two on Generals International’s web page. It basically says that God works in seasons, so if a prophecy isn’t fulfilled within that year, it’s because God has extended the prophecy to be completed within the next year. In my study of the bible, I have not found any mention of God working in seasons…There are passages about seasons, but none to do with God working in seasons. So this is a false statement that Cindy Jacobs has made. I would also like to note another disclaimer. She states that intercession can diminish or cancel out a judgment. Last I read in the bible (everywhere) we must repent in order for a judgment to be “diminished” or “canceled out”…

The second thing that concerns me is that these prophecies talk about blessings extensively with no repentance. What I know for sure is America is thick with sin. It is everywhere, and its getting worse!  God isn’t going to give his spiritual blessings to those who aren’t repentant. Actually the bible tells us the opposite! The bible talks of his judgment to the unrepentant heart. It also talks about those that will not inherit the Kingdom of God in 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 and in Galatians 5:19-21. If one isn’t going to inherit the Kingdom of God, this obviously means that they will not receive his spiritual blessings.

And just one last thing I would like to point out about Cindy Jacobs’s prophecies. When reviewing her Prophecy for 2015 and 2016, I noticed that the 2015 prophecy was called the turnaround year, and the 2016 prophecy was called the Tide will turn. After reviewing them, I asked myself, if 2015 was the year that God was raising up a standard against the enemy then how is it that in 2016 God is still doing this? Also in both the 2015 and 2016 prophecies, it’s basically the same thing just worded differently. The same promises of prosperity, blessings, unity and Gods power for any and all. Now I did notice that one thing did come to pass. She proclaimed that the Mississippi basin would have flooding. After review, I noticed that the Mississippi Basin flooding is a normal occurrence…

One thing that really concerned me with these prophecies is dominionism. Basically they are saying that we (Christians) will be taking over or having influence over many different areas of society. In essence she is saying that we are going to be living in a time of great blessing because Christians will be ruling.  This is not biblical at all. Again last time I read the bible it talks about a great judgment because sin is so rampant in the end. We are in Mathew 24!

Mathew 24:10 At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, 11 and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people. 12 Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, 13 but the one who stands firm to the end will be saved. 14 And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.

Does this sound like Christians will be a dominant people in the last days, a loved people? There are many more scriptures to discredit what she is prophesying and teaching. Anyone can take one scripture and manipulate it to say what they want it to mean. But if you take the whole passage  or the bible as a whole then that one scripture taken out of context is exposed as a lie.  For instance, Cindy Jacobs, and others, claims Acts 3:21 to mean that we as Christians will be a dominate people in the end times.  As you will see below, it isn’t what is being said in that passage at all.

Many teach on dominionism. It is taught predominantly in New Apostolic Reformation (NAR). If you haven’t guessed Cindy Jacobs is pushing this false teaching (amongst others). They teach that Jesus Christ will not come back until the church has restored (or dominate) the earth. I tried to find scriptures to back this up, but I can’t…In fact, again, I had found the opposite.

Acts 3:21 Heaven must receive him until the time comes for God to restore everything, as he promised long ago.

So this says that GOD will restore everything….Again, there are many scriptures to disclaim what she is teaching and prophesying. Not just one, but many! This teaching worries me because essentially she is teaching Gods people to take Gods place! Not just in this area either.  I have noticed that they have so many classes on ‘how to’s”.  How to pray, how to get Gods glory, how to be a prophet, how to heal, and so forth.  God is the one who gives the gifts and the Holy Spirit enables, not man!  Read Ephesians 4:7, 1 Peter 4:10 and James 1:12-18.  So if God gives the gifts then why are there so many classes?  This is another example of man taking Gods place.  You may think, as I did, didn’t they impart gifts one to another?  Let’s take a look at the Story of Elijah and Elisha, start at 1 kings 19:16.  Elijah was told by God to anoint Elisha as a prophet to take his place (Elijah was a proven prophet of Father God).  God did the appointing not man!  This really grieves me, that so called Christians are trying to take Gods rightful place.  I can’t imagine how much this grieves Father God.

Have you heard the saying, you are who you hang out with? I believe this is scriptural.

1 Corinthians 5:9 I wrote unto you in my epistle to have no company with fornicators; 10 not at all meaning with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous and extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world: 11 but as it is, I wrote unto you not to keep company, if any man that is named a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such a one no, not to eat. 12 For what have I to do with judging them that are without? Do not ye judge them that are within? 13 But them that are without God judges. Put away the wicked man from among yourselves.

We can also read a similar scripture

2 Corinthians 6:14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? 15 And what concord hath Christ with Belial? Or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? 16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. 17 Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you.

Let’s also not forget the scripture from the last post.

Mark 8:15-21 “Be careful”, Jesus warned them. “Watch out for the yeast of the Pharisees and that of Herod”. They began to discuss with one another the fact that they had no bread. And Jesus, aware of this, said to them, “Why do you discuss the fact that you have no bread? Do you not yet see or understand? Do you have a hardened heart? “HAVING EYES, DO YOU NOT SEE? AND HAVING EARS, DO YOU NOT HEAR? And do you not remember?”

The book of Mark tells us why we should not associate with false Christians, teachers, prophets, essentially false brothers and sisters in Christ. A little lie can corrupt the whole man. Who does Cindy Jacobs associate with? Who are others that teach dominionism?  Well this is very interesting group of people. Some are well known Christians who have been within the church community for a long time, some are respected and trusted. This list might throw a curveball your way, but please remember what the scripture tells us…

Mike Jacobs, Peter Wagner, Chuck Pierce, James Goll, Bill Hamon, Che Ahn with Harvest Rock Church, Dutch Sheets, Lou Engle, Will Ford, Robert and Faytene Grasseschi, Matt Sorger, Rick Joyner, Jim Laffoon, Bill Johnson with Bethel church, Sid Roth with Its Supernatural, Rich Vera, Perry Stone and there are more….

So if we follow by what the bible teaches us, then we are not to be listening to these types of people or their associates. Remember a little yeast goes a long way. One little seed can corrupt the whole man!  I would also like to mention, that not all these people are completely lost…Some are just deceived.  We must pray for them!

If you have read my previous posts you will know that I have been getting an opposite word from God than these folks have. The reoccurring word that I have gotten was that we are not in a reprieve or a time of blessing, but we are about ready to enter very hard times. This confused me until recently. I wondered why I was getting a completely different message from God. Well now I know that these people are not truly hearing from God. They are false teachers, prophets, and healers! Please do not be deceived. I hope these last three posts have caused people to open their eyes. If you are one of them, I would like to remind you that you must repent for listening to these lying, demonic spirits that are upon false teachers, prophets and healers. Even if it wasn’t a willful sin, it is still sin.

Blessings,

L.