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“Calm is Trust in Action”


Reading that statement from God Calling recently, changed my life. It was as if God was confirming to me his peace was my ally. Think long and hard about those words. Calm is a huge weapon against the enemy.

I won’t sugar coat aging is no fun, but with it comes experience and knowledge. As God has brought me through more deep waters and the fiery furnaces more than I can count, I see dry land and the furnaces are cooling down.

The enemy uses repeat performances. He can’t create anything new. In that we should grasp his attacks realizing the threats are just that; threats. How we respond is the key. Recognize his evil patterns but more than that he is defeated.

Is it possible what the enemy threatens in our personal lives he does the same globally?

Of course. He has no other availability. Words are powerful; in fact so much so God created the world with them. Being the case, the enemy fills our minds with his lies and deceits hoping to compound them so many times we begin to believe what he says.  There-in lies a case for mental breakdowns, fear, doubt and worry. We must counter with God’s word. Believe me I know this works because it is the only way I am still here.

The attacks on my life for years have been numerous, vicious and at time life threatening. The last few years have been relentless. I could barely get through one and the next one showed up worse. We hear we are to never give up. I remember times when those evil thoughts were being spoken over and over to me until I finally asked myself,

“What would I do if I gave up?” Well, that question ended giving up.

God confirmed a revelation to me this morning using my own life’s attacks with the world’s in our present condition which is about as bad as it gets. Sodom and Gomorrah are like a piece of cake compared to modern day society.

Praying seriously for years over the world especially America, I have waited for answers. If you watch the news or happen across it on the internet you will be hard pressed to find anything good. Not that America is good right now; in fact we are in deep trouble.

My heart has ached at the deterioration of this nation. It is so different than when I grew up. I have watched for decades our moral society diminish. We have no one else to blame but ourselves; we all sin.

As many such as Franklin Graham, Anne Graham Lotz and Rabbi Jonathan Cahn express deep concern for our country’s impending judgement, and rightly so, I believe God’s righteousness is about to shine.

Don’t get me wrong. It looks bad. It is bad. It is evil at its worst and should be recognized as such. But God’s righteous grace is so much more than all of that.

He revealed to me as he has stretched me beyond my own fleshly limits to the point of crying out even in silence because I was too weak to speak, so he is doing with America and the world.

The phrase, “God is never late, but rarely early” fits.

His word says he will walk through the deep waters and the fiery furnace with us, but we won’t drown or burn. We may be gasping for air and feel the heat, but all of a sudden dry land appears and someone shuts off the furnace.

He let me know that is where we are at. I believe we are seriously close to the wrath and judgement of God in such a momentous way that we must continue to pray diligently for repentance. But he has heard our prayers and at the moment when it appears it can’t get any worse, God is going to show up and show off.

The world will know it is God foiling the plots of the enemy.

The world especially America will wake up from this dreadful nightmare and fall on our knees in worship and praise to Him.

The world will be swept by the Holy wind of the Spirit of God changing hearts across the globe in an instant. We must look past the natural into the supernatural sphere of God to see what he is doing and where he is taking us.

RIGHT NOW IT IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER TO SEEK GOD’S PRESENCE, BE ON OUR KNEES REPENTING, THANKING HIM FOR PRESERVING, PROTECTING AND GUARDING US FROM IMMINENT DESTRUCTION.

And then wait to embrace the glory of God as has never been upon the earth.

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God is an Early Bird


This is not what I wrote for today. God had other plans and he had them early.

If you want to know more of how God speaks hopefully this will help.

Let me back up a few days.

Don’t take for granted anything that might appear inconsequential or as a typical everyday something you saw.

For instance; the other day I “just happened” to turn the TV channel to Daystar. Now I know many of you believe Christian television is a hoax, joke or money making venture for false teachers, etc. That may be true in some instances but God gave us technology for his use. Dr. Mike Murdock once said, “Christian television is one of the devil’s worst enemies.”  Dr. Billy Graham eluded to this same ideology about computers years ago.  It is apparent the enemy has used it for his own deceitful gain but he has lost that battle.

While it was on Daystar it showed that this week on the “Joni Table Talk” John Paul Jackson would appear. Knowing the schedule was in the back of my mind but it didn’t register God was telling me to watch for it.

If you don’t know who John Paul Jackson is, then you should.  He is an international Prophet and Dream Interpreter anointed by God. He is what is referred to as “an 11th hour baby.” Please google him to read his testimony.  It is well worth the time.

God must get up a whole lot earlier than I do these days. He knows since I basically came home to work, I am not a morning person not that I ever was but he isn’t on my schedule.

Moving out of bed around 7am I made it to the coffee pot to get a caffeine jolt to wake me up. Sitting down with my drink in hand I turned the TV on to Fox and Friends. Half awake and half interested in the reporting I drank a few gulps of coffee and mumbled to myself it was too early.

Precisely at 7:10am all of a sudden “John Paul Jackson’s” name burst into my brain/heart like the AF base morning “Reveille.” Talk about waking up fast.

Immediately God reminded me that JPJ was on Joni. Switching to Daystar I knew before I did it he was her guest this morning.  God wanted me to hear what he had to say for 3 reasons.

  1. Confirmation of issues God has been speaking to me about for the last few years about our government
  2. God wants his people to know he uses Christian TV to speak to us because he created it.
  3. God wants his people to listen and take seriously his prophets and what he is telling them because many Christians question his anointed ones. Unbelief in his modern day prophets is hindering the movement of God. If you want to know more of what God is saying then buck up and read websites like http://wwwtheelijahlist.com. 

The following were the main points JPJ announced that God has spoken to him specifically about to grant to those who follow him the truth since we are not hearing it publicly.

  1. ACA: the so called Affordable Care Act is not at all about health care, or health insurance. It is not about helping anyone.  It was designed specifically for this present administration to gain control of the people.
  2. The attack on Benghazi was not a spontaneous reaction to a video. Islamic extremists pre-planned it months in advance.
  3. Islamic nations have not been radical as many thought but have fallen into the extremists hands making them that way.
  4. Our government, including Republicans/Democrats and the Obama Administration are not leaders but politicians functioning mostly to keep their jobs. Trust and politics no longer go together.
  5. There are many in the government, IRS, military and other political entities doing everything possible to get rid of God. This includes monuments, historical landscapes and local branches being infiltrated to the anti-God movement.
  6. Do not trust the IRS. It is totally corrupt lending itself to pull down, ruin or destroy any group connected to Christianity through the 501C application.
  7. Weather; storms of all kinds have increased in strength to the point the levels of classification will be forced to change.
  8. North Pole is moving at a rate of 40-50 miles a year now which is unprecedented. This is and will cause major problems with GPS systems in cars, trucks, etc., which will affect overall transportation around the world.

At the end JPJ was questioned about the ACA website. His response was this:

“That was God’s mercy on this nation.”

God is warning us, giving us truth and revealing his grace and mercy upon us even though we are in knee deep trouble. But, he is not finished yet with America; in fact he is just beginning which is what JPJ was eluding to.

Last note: My take on his prophetic words along with others who have written future accounts of prophetic knowledge is there is still much to be done. God is just now beginning the greatest harvest of souls in the history of the world. He is so loving he wants every possible account of saving the lost to happen down to the last sheep.

A personal prophecy: A specific prophecy God has transcribed to me over many years is slowly beginning to take root but I don’t see this happening any time soon.  Once it takes root it will be many years after that for it to come to pass. It concerns a person very close to me.

If Jesus is coming any time in the next 40 -50 years then that prophecy will not occur.

We need to wake up before 7:10 am people.


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On the 8th day……


On the 8th day God looked out over his creation and asked all the people,and-god-said

“Why isn’t my church praying for America?”

“Why isn’t my church praying for Israel?”

And the people responded,

“But God, we are too busy…what with work, raising a family, soccer practice, church dinners; we barely have enough time to sleep.”

And God replied,

“Have you been living in a hole? Have you paid any attention to what is going on in my world? The suffering, and destruction is making its way into your backyards.”

And the people said,

“But God, can’t you stop it for us? We have a baseball game this afternoon.”

And God responded,

“I could, but only if you pray. And if you don’t pray I cannot protect you from the evil one. You see when my people don’t pray, it removes me as their guard and the enemy fills in that space.”

And the people said,

“But God, are you telling us we have to choose between praying and soccer practice or watching our kids play baseball? And what about dinners at church?”

And God’s voice became stronger.601970_10200451603996995_212544540_n

“Where there is no vision, the people perish.” Proverbs 29:18

“If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.” Proverbs 3:25

And the people said,

“So God. Are you telling us our houses will break in half?”

By now, God is scratching his head with impatience.

“LET ME EXPLAIN IT TO YOU.

The nation of America is divided. I have been shaking things up; exposing deceit of all kinds. My heart aches for the little ones who have lost their lives at the hands of wrong thinking; for the ones who have strayed into perversion. I yearn to bring the lost home to me, to stop the violence and restore the wounded. I long to be the voice of reason in a government gone awry and to bring my church back into order.

America is my child; a nation created in the image of my word. I founded you to feed the poor, give shelter to the homeless and use the wealth I have bestowed upon you to supply the world’s needs.

America is my second Israel. The one I formed to aid in my first Israel as their support, strength and guard. America has generated itself as an ally to my homeland in the past, but you have allowed the enemy to infiltrate every part of your being by pushing me aside, removing me from your daily lives.

So here is my decree America.

Come back to me. I have laid upon your hearts my church, to invite me in again.

Fill the Holy Spirit’s yearning to hear you sing my praises, reach for signs and wonders and pray in the heavenly languages waiting on the wings of my angels.

 The time is now to prophecy the future of America and Jerusalem seeking the great miracles I wish to impart to you both.

As I spoke the words to you in 1 Corinthians 12, the church is my bride filled with the gifts to be used for all the ages. For the church is one body made up of many parts connected by my Spirit.

So Pray America! Open the doors and pray together! Pray in the daytime! Pray in the nighttime! For the answers to the world’s problems can only be found in my presence.

AND GOD SAID, CHURCH, I AM WAITING FOR YOUR CALL. Or text. Or email.

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Try God: What really happened between Genesis 1 and 2? (Part 3)


A few years ago a woman stood in front of me declaring she was a “self-made woman.” As she reveled in listing off her accomplishments to me it was evident she truly believed she had gotten where she was in life all on her own. No doubt she was high on the ladder of success.

As I listened intently to her ego boasting words, she realized I was quiet. When she finally shut up, I responded, “That must be nice. Knowing you made it all by yourself. I have no idea what that is like.”

Shocked by my words she added how few had helped her along the way, but that she had done the work. It was clear standing in her way of reaching the top was not something she was going to let anyone do.

This sense of “I did it my way” is a direct notion of self-reliance. People who don’t need people are self-serving but people who don’t need God are destined to crash.  A trick of the devil maybe?

Genesis 1: 1-2 “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.”

The earth was formless, empty and dark? In the beginning? God isn’t capable of darkness or creating void.

What if the earth had been around for a very long time before light was created?

Maybe God had given the earth to satan to rule before he so ignorantly fell from grace.

Imagine this: God throws Satan out of heaven for his evil pride to earth. While Satan is here he creates cities, darkness, emptiness, evil, and beasts, ugly creatures that roamed those cities, cavemen and dinosaurs? He was still empowered to create at that time, but everything he touched became evil. It was a darkened world condition and system.

Isaiah 45:18 says God did not create the world in vain. The Hebrew for “vain” means “worthless mess” or “worthless waste.” The blueprint God had in the beginning resulted in a chaotic, void demonic system.Noah

So…..what happens next? God is unhappy with this worthless government Satan built and decides to remove it. How?

The first flood. Theory here is there were 2 floods and Noah’s was the 2nd.

A government system is localized which would indicate part of the earth; not all of it.

How did Noah get all those animals; 2 of each in that Ark? The Ark landed after the flood on the top of Mt. Ararat. This mountain is not the highest on the face of the earth. If that is true which the Bible says it is, then there were other mountains higher that were not flooded or not touched by the flood. The dimensions of the Ark were simply not big enough to house 2 of every animal, plus food and necessities for the family if they had come from all areas of the earth.

2 Peter 3: 6 “Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished.”

The first flood ended the part of the world Satan created; the 2nd was the flood of Noah and the Ark.  As God ended Satan’s chaos, with it he lost his power to create evil beings or entities.

Jeremiah 4:23-27 “I looked at the earth, and it was empty and had no shape.

I looked at the sky, and its light was gone. I looked at the mountains, and they were shaking.

All the hills were trembling. I looked, and there were no people. Every bird in the sky had flown away.

I looked, and the good, rich land had become a desert. All its towns had been destroyed by the Lord and his great anger. All the land will be ruined, but I will not completely destroy it.” (NCV)

So, in the beginning God created light and said it was good, was truly the beginning of God’s world here on earth. He had destroyed the prince of this world’s desolation. Satan still has the ability to do harm, attack Christians, make hurricanes, tornadoes, cause sickness and disease but he no longer has a throne or a kingdom on land.

This opinion makes sense out of the first few words in Genesis more than anything I have ever read. The background gives the importance of God’s awesome strength and power. We as Christians have the authority using God’s word to make the devil flee. That is the armor God has provided us.

When we decide we are “self-made,” self-sufficient or declare the world revolves around us we have taken on the personality of Lucifer himself.

And Lucifer couldn’t create light if he wanted to.155198_10151497954731718_222041034_n

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What if?


For Christians “what if” is not a substantial point of grace. So, “what if” we pretend to play “what if?”

“What if” our nation had a change of heart?heart

“What if” we had a different President?

“What if” we had warm, balmy weather year round?

“What if” we all won the lottery?

“What if” the prophets who have prophesied the future were correct?

“What if” the Holy Spirit touched the heart of our President?

“What if” the church began preaching what God meant for it to preach?

“What if” we changed our unbelief to belief?

“What if” all our prayers were answered immediately and accurately?

“What if” we woke up one morning and there was no coffee to drink?

“What if” the liberal lefties decided they had been wrong all along?broken  coffee

“What if” we could change one thing in the world, what would you choose?

If you’re like me, the most important “what if” on this list is waking up without coffee.

Maybe that explains a lot. We trudge through our days as if that boost of java didn’t do its job.

Seriously, “what if” some of these “what ifs” actually weren’t “what ifs?”

Now is the time to believe.

Believe that you wake up to the aroma of Peppermint Mocha coffee brewing waiting just for you.

Believe your lottery winnings are the abundance of God’s provisions he promises us.

Believe the weather is a tropical island.

Believe the prophecies the prophets have given.

Believe the President has a life-changing conversion so obvious he only hears God’s voice.

Believe his change of heart is so real shocking the liberals into reality.

Believe he unifies this nation as God intended.

Believe he chooses to do the will of God only.

Believe God is in the business of doing the impossible.

“What if” these weren’t “what ifs?”whatif121

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Unhinged Jesus Fans


We are a nation of distrust. The church has disintegrated into more projects, staff meetings, and entertainment to entice new believers. Unfortunately this has brought with it a sense of “unbelief” in actual spiritual matters.

There are many prophets on the horizon. Why wouldn’t there be?

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All through the Bible God gave us prophets. He wanted to give us reflections of the future. Why?

So Christians wouldn’t goof up or muddle through life as train wrecks or unhinged Jesus fans.

Get this: Moses had to practically yell at the Pharaoh about the coming plagues. He laughed at him. He probably wasn’t laughing when all those bugs, frogs and flies landed in his bed.

Isaiah prophesied the coming of the Messiah many years prior to Jesus’ birth. Isaiah 53:5

Daniel reminds me of a radical prophet. No one can say his life was boring.

1.    He was a “dream interpreter” Daniel 2:44-48

2.    Is famous for making friends with lions  Daniel 6:1-28

3.    Was a handwriting expert. Daniel 5: 1-29

And then there was Jonah. You can run but you cannot hide.

Paul was considered an Apostle and a prophet. Trouble seemed to follow him.

And of course God had a few women prophets or prophetesses.

Miriam: the sister of Aaron aided in the Exodus from Egypt. I wonder if she realized her impact on women’s ministry or if they considered her a “feminist.” Exodus 15:20

How about Deborah? She was not only a prophet, but a judge, and military leader of Israel’s army. Do you think she was given the same rank as the men? Judges 4 & 5:

If I had been Euodia and Syntyche I would have rebelled against my names. What parent would do that to a child? Anyway they were considered by Paul as co-workers in spreading the gospel and active in evangelism. Philippians 4:2

Most of the New Testament disciples were prophets; Matthew, Andrew, John, James. Etc.

The general public is often suspicious of prophets.

“Oh, I don’t bother with prophets. Most are false anyway.”

Or

“Prophets don’t exist today. Anyone who claims to be is questionable or crazy.”

If there was ever a time in history when we need prophetic insight it is now. Why would God leave us empty handed?

Do you believe God inspired prophets in the last 20 years to prophesy 9/11? or how about the grim reminder of hurricane “Sandy” this past week? Do you think had we been listening we might have been able to better prepare or even pray that God would intervene in such disasters?

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God wants us to prophecy. 1 Corinthians 14. Prophecy encourages, edifies and comforts others. Had I not been listening closely to the Holy Spirit at various times in my life, I would not have known what to do in certain crisis situations that arose.

As I have spoken before God loves to be creative. He enjoys giving a “Word of Knowledge” over and over and over! Maybe I am hard of hearing or something but he did that in January and February of 2007.  Every morning the first word that I thought of was “move.” It was like written before my sleepy eyes in bold print. I didn’t want to move again!  We moved in August of 2007. Had God not prepared us early, my husband might not have the job he now has.

Another example of God’s humor is he enjoys telling me ahead of time what mail I am getting! I know that sounds silly, but he loves to remind me about certain bills or the tax statement is on its way! Usually I would sense in my spirit what letter was going to show up. Without a doubt within 24-36 hours his specific piece of mail was in my box.  Finally I asked him,

“God, why are you giving me a heads up on my incoming mail? “

God: “I am interested in every area of your life, including what you receive from the Postal service.”

I was humbled.

Either I missed a memo about the “ousting of prophecy” or it was never written.

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“Thinkin”


In light of Hurricane Sandy we pray Heavenly Father for protection, safety and provisions for all in the path of this storm. We pray for aid to support those in need during and after the storm passes. We thank you Father for watching over our nation during this very important time in history. In Jesus name. Amen

I have a bad habit of thinkin that some of my thinkin is just me. You would think after so many years of thinkin it might be God I would get my thinkin straight!

How did you like that one?

When I first heard about “Sandy” the unwanted visitor ramming her way up the East coast, my “thinkin” was, “is this the October surprise I have been reading about?”

Of course, as usual I laughed at myself for “thinkin” such a ridiculous thought.

As the up-to-date mortal that I aim to be, watching the news/ weather lately has been foremost on my mind; partly due to where we live. Actually it is a “given” here living so close to the coast.

But….before the storm became the monster she is, I listened to a long prophecy given by John Paul Jackson.  This was like last Friday. I found his 2012 prophecies he gave in January of this year of all God has told him for the future.

Ironically or not, one of the main prophecies was hurricanes would be so huge they would form up to 500 miles in width. Ugh….”Sandy” was larger than that wasn’t she?

We have had high winds, it is again very cloudy and ominous. From Washington, DC to Columbia, SC is 483 miles. From Rhode Island to Columbia is 874 miles.

Then, as I was reading the “Reader” a dear friend blogger posted the latest from Joel Rosenberg.  Ah – ha! That was it!

The following is the link to Lyn Leahz blog;

http://lynleahz.com/2012/10/29/gods-october-surprise-hurricane-sandy-poses-worst-case-scenario-says-experts/

Evidently God has shown numerous other prophets about this “October Surprise.” Not giving any indication of the surprise itself, my “thinkin cap” began to roll out different scenarios like:

Jesus is coming back?  No….there is more to be fulfilled

Not another terrorist attack

Party at Chucky Cheese

Earthquake

Super storm-hybrid winter storm-nor’easter?

Whoever thought up this combination of names should be a meteorologist, weather-girl, weather-guy, storm chaser, hurricane specialist, etc.

Now I am not one who believes in “coincidences.”  This storm is no coincidence. Actually and I know no one was here to hear me say this, but I thought out-loud if that is possible, “Is this really heading near Washington?” (Friday)

I first heard of an “October Surprise” many months ago. Maybe it is me, but I have always thought of a surprise as something like a present, cake, chocolate brownies; ok. Enough of that. A surprise to me is good? Fun? Happy day?

“Sandy” is not a happy day. Or fun. She has barreled her way through many homes, businesses, schools, churches and the livelihood of great Americans.

Now, before I read Joel Rosenberg’s blog on Lyn’s blog, I had already thought the same things he wrote like:

It means for the first time in 27 years Wall Street closed unplanned except for 9/11.

“Sandy” is a storm that has hasn’t happened in the lifetime of most of us.

The Weather Channel has seen most possible weather formations; but never one like this.

The off possibility a hurricane and a nor’easter running into each other? At the exact same day and time? A week before the most important Presidential election in history?

God has allowed “Sandy” to pay the East coast of America  ( the original 13 colonies) an undesirable appearance.

God allowed a hurricane of substantial strength at the end of October end up near Washington, D. C.

God allowed a nor’easter to come down from Canada and merge with “Sandy” and shut down the Federal Government.

Are you thinkin what I am thinkin?

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