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Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem October 5, 2014


Robert Stearns: “Jerusalem’s Peace… A Day To Pray Together” http://www.daytopray.com/home

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Dear Praying Friends,

GOD is stirring the hearts of His people to pray for Jerusalem as never before.

Steve ShultzJoin me in this global chorus of prayer on Sunday, October 5th as hundreds of millions of Christians in literally every corner of this planet will unite for the Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem (DPPJ) – a day specifically set aside annually for the Church to gather and pray for Jerusalem. This prayer call has come from more than 1,300 global leaders.


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A Call to Prayer


 

History is repeating itself.

The names may have changed, only the game is the same.

The goal is annihilation; only it’s more than one nation.

The evil is anti-Semitic and full of hate; we need to stop this terrible fate.

Threats and demands are the order of their day; producing fear and destruction along the way.

How long do we wait to aid our brothers and sisters in Christ?

How long do they suffer while our government ponders their plight?

We have no excuse for leaving in the first place; they need the strong arm of America’s military base.

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This is a call to prayer my friends; a call to God for this genocide to end.

So to those who read this, please pass it on so we can fight the enemy’s wrongs.

Ask God for his mercy; ask God for his grace so his people will repent and find peace all over the place.

2 Chronicles 7: 14 “If My people, who are called by My name, shall humble themselves, pray, seek, crave, and require of necessity My face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven, forgive their sin, and heal their land.”

 

 


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The Great Commission


 

In the circles of Christianity we hear of God’s commission he gave to us through Jesus Christ.

The disciples had 3 years to learn from Jesus. One- on- one, group and large crowds of teaching material right in front of their own eyes. The day they met him individually, changed history.

The question of many including Christians in modern times is,Bible-Jesus-Disciples-Mary-Magdalene-History-Channel

“The miracles, deliverance and healings during Jesus ministry and the disciples after he ascended into Heaven, ended when they died out. Those supernatural gifts no longer exist.”

If that is true, then none of us would be alive today.

The greatest problem with society today is unbelief. And that is not limited to the truth of God’s word.

Recently, in the midst of the chaos in my personal life God brought two of the sweetest Jehovah Witnesses to my door. My reputation with most of them has been they don’t come back after visiting me one time. Somehow the real truth of Jesus Christ sends them running the other way.  One Elder who purposely showed up after a couple had “mission-ed” me told them in front of me I was evil and to never return.

Explaining to these two women most JW rejected me, they vowed that was not who they were as a church and apologized. I didn’t need an apology for the truth but they were embarrassed their own had acted so rude.

We really hit it off. Inviting them in the first visit we had a wonderful chat. It was a “divine appointment” even though they had no idea it was for them. Honestly, I can’t tell you what I said because the Holy Spirit flowed through my words like a river of fresh water. It was apparent because the girls were receptive, yet dubious.

Always traveling in pairs as part of their mission, one is a seasoned member and the other is a trainee. One of these girls had been a life- long member; the other left the Baptist church 6 years ago to join which is indicative of the mainstream churches’ problems.

Believing as many that God quit healing people when the disciples of Jesus died out, they were no different. Our discussion was cut short and they had to leave but promised to return. And they did but with other questions they had for me. I am waiting for them to come back because I really enjoyed their company and felt they were overjoyed with our meetings.

God is an answer waiting to happen. Praying for a verse, word or anything to explain miracles of healing, casting out demons, deliverance, and supernatural mysteries Jesus and his disciples performed continue today was my mission. I have no doubt this is real and occurs today. I have witnessed it and will re-iterate if I had to live the rest of my life on this earth believing otherwise, what would be the point in anything?

Matthew 28:20-21 (amplified) Go then and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe everything that I have commanded you, and behold, I am with you all the days (perpetually, uniformly, and on every occasion), to the [very] close and consummation of the age. Amen (so let it be).

And there it is. Jesus says, “Teaching them to observe everything that I have commanded you”.

What did he command the disciples to do?

Mark 3: 14-15 “And He appointed twelve to continue to be with Him, and that He might send them out to preach [as apostles or special messengers] And to have authority and power to heal the sick and to drive out demons:

Matthew 10: 1, 8 “And Jesus summoned to Him His twelve disciples and gave them power and authority over unclean spirits, to drive them out, and to cure all kinds of disease and all kinds of weakness and infirmity. Cure the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, and drive out demons. Freely (without pay) you have received, freely (without charge) give.

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 Jesus told the disciples to teach the good news which included salvation, healing, casting out demons, etc. Matthew 28:20 Jesus tells his disciples to teach them (or others, us) to observe what they did commanding us to do the same.

Jesus is clear in that scripture he has given authority down through the ages of people to repeat his commands of all he did and more during his ministry.

Then why isn’t the modern church obeying him?


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Quote: Is Your GPS on?


“Praying is probably the most important part of preparing to do something, yet so many people today ignore or forget this vital part of the process. 

Prayer is like the GPS system in your car. When you turn it on it tells you where you are going and shows you the path you need to take. 

Prayer gives us God’s GPS “Guidance, Provision and Strength.”

Joyce Meyer


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A True Story of a Miracle of Provision


“And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.”

Philippians 4:19

This past week God interrupted me.  While I was so busy running my mouth to him I almost missed a vital opportunity for him to grant someone else a much needed miracle.

Many are hurting from all kinds of attacks, evil or doing without. This story is a “big shout out” for those in places of lack.

As many of you know I have my own Property Management Company. Rent is collected at the beginning of each month as stipulated in the Lease Agreements. Timing here was very relevant since I am in contact with the tenants. 

A family who rents one of the homes I manage has suffered financially for quite a while.  Like others who have lost jobs or been laid off this is their story.

Thankfully Megan has a very good job with a huge medical clinic.  With 4 children, the need is great for both parents to be working but Robert has been laid off numerous times simply due to bad economics. He is well able to work and wants to unlike many who feed off of welfare. I commend him for his efforts of working whenever he could find it.

While sitting in my chair, having coffee with God Wednesday morning, all of a sudden Robert’s car came to my mind. Believing it was some random thought I dismissed it and kept running my mouth giving God the latest prayer list of needs.

Again his car showed up in my head.  Ignoring it my one-sided conversation continued until God finally broke in for the 3rd time, “Ask Robert about his car.”  I knew they had 2 cars but one has been sitting in their driveway for weeks.police

“What God? Why?”

God “Because you grew up in a car business. You know what to tell him to do.”

Our minds collect information from different sources. Often God places a phrase or sentence there that becomes what is referred to as a “knowing.”  Like you just know which house to buy or who to marry.

Needing to question it if you are in close connection to God isn’t
necessary. Just believe and act. If you are wrong he will let you know.

Through numerous text messages Robert explained to me the 1998 vehicle had 270,000 miles on it with no radiator.  Replacing anything in a car with that many miles on it is useless.  He agreed with my opinion so I asked him if he was going to buy another car.

Robert “Maybe if we get a refund on our taxes” was his reply.

Me “How are you getting to work with Megan using the other car?”

Robert, “I was laid off. I am not working now.”

Me, “Not again? How are you holding up financially?”

Robert, “We cut the TV/internet off and are now getting food stamps and living on her salary.”

Me, “So you have no way to search for a job or a car to drive to find one.
(Police work is his past history. He has applied to the local departments for
that position but the process is very long and not very promising.)
Is law enforcement the type of work you want?”

Robert, “I will work the night shift at Wal-Mart if I have to.”

At that moment the words came to my mind, “Get in touch with Mark about a job at the college where he works.”

This particular college has around 4000 students so security is a necessity.

I texted Mark. He texted back to tell me to have Robert call the Head of Security at the School.

That was on Wednesday, January 8.job_openings

Robert called me Friday afternoon after his interview.
This is Monday, January 13th and he started work today.

It is rare they have any openings in that department. The day before I found out about Robert’s situation an employee who had been in that position for many years had just been released.

Robert told me his mother had been praying the right job would come along. Mark spoke to the Head of Security over the weekend at the New Student Orientation after she hired Robert. She told him he was exactly what she was looking for.

God’s hand is written all over this.

Anyone out there need a job?

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Are you Angry? Grieved? If you aren’t, Maybe You should Be


What makes you angry? What makes you cry?

Road rage?
Your EX?
Touched by an Angel?”
The new drum set the kid next door just bought?

Anger is zeal or wrath with the right focus. Whatever we permit will continue; good or bad.

Spewing verbal nonsense at your spouse for beating you at Spades might not be such a good idea.

Kicking the neighbor’s dog for using your yard as a bathroom might get you a visit from The Humane Society.

Through the ages great men and women hated/and or grieved certain issues so much they did what they could to change them.

Moses hated slavery.
David wasn’t too fond of a Philistine giant.martin luther king
Solomon hated ignorance.
Paul hated legalism.

Albert Einstein hated the violin.

President Ronald Reagan told “Mr. Gorbachev tear down this wall.”
Mother Theresa grieved over poverty.
Martin Luther King Jr. hated hate
Bono hates AIDS

Many issues today grieve me.  Some I hate. For instance:

How the church is being persecuted.
I grieve over abortion, those deceived into homosexuality, injustice.
I hate human trafficking, violence and crime; abuse, dictatorships and bullying.
I hate the possible results of drunk driving.
I grieve over orphans, the homeless and sick; war, starving people, and the terminally ill.
I grieve for those who are depressed, addicted, heartbroken or suicidal; oppressed, innocent and downtrodden.
I absolutely hate cigarettes. And raspberries.
I hate/grieve over what is happening to our nation.

I grieve over the pain and agony Jesus suffered for me.

 

Miraculous changes are often the result of motivated God fearing anger.

Healing of the wounded or afflicted can be end products of the fire of a grieving heart.

So, you ask,

“What can I do about this?”answer%20the%20call

Ask God.

If God wants any of us to act, he will equip us to fulfill his calling.

Mark 6:46: “And when he had sent them away, he departed into a mountain to pray.”

If we are unable to physically deliver on a need, then pray. Pray and pray some more.

It works.

Who knows. Maybe we can change the world. 

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An Uprising


In the wake of devastation occurring in “tornado alley” the horror of what happened in the span of 40 minutes is hard to swallow. The photos, videos and heartbreak of loss and damage are shocking.child survivor

While grief and pain are written on the faces of those rummaging around to find survivors, an uprising of faith from around the country is taking over.

Don’t tell the folks in Moore, Oklahoma or the surrounding areas prayer isn’t appropriate or worse, politically incorrect. Everywhere people are praying!

Interviews of survivors are using the words, “all we can do is pray.”

Prayer is the best act to be done. God is all over facebook, online news and TV requesting prayer by the faithful.

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Postings of miracle photos and videos are showing up; even pets and God’s smallest creatures are being rescued.

God didn’t want this to happen. It is completely and totally the face of evil.

Let us continue to pray for those fighting through the debris and loss.

 

http://jsparkblog.com/2013/05/21/pray-donate-help/

http://simplyjuliana.com/2013/05/21/verse-of-the-day-god-is-a-very-present-help-in-times-of-trouble/

http://faith1stministries.com/2013/05/20/prayer-for-storm-victims-5-20-13/

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Let us pray without ceasing for God’s great hands of protection to cover this land once again.