A Woman's Perspective On The Times We Live In


May 12, 2017

Now, Let's Get Started!

     If you've been following the last few blog posts then you know where I'm going.  Hopefully, you have dived into the Word and really studied all that Jesus had to say about what the Kingdom of God looks like on this earth. And if you truly believe that the Power of the Father resides in you, and that you are a Son or Daughter, Prince or Princess of the Kingdom, then all the deceiving lies of the Enemy will be eliminated. These are the lies he has told you to make you afraid, and caused you to deny your position in the Kingdom.
     So, if you can step out from behind the wall that Satan built between you and the Power and Authority you have been given, you should be asking, What's the next step?  All I can do is tell you the path that God took me down.  Your path may look a little different, but we should all end up at the same destination ... being bold in declaring ourselves as witnesses of another world; in other words, demonstrating what it looks like when the power of Heaven invades this earth through us, the ambassadors of the King!
     There are many modern-day pastors and leaders who are rock solid in their Biblical understanding of our relationship with God, and our commission from Jesus to do the works He did.  I have no problem in recommending studies by Curry Blake or Bill Johnson on how to follow Jesus's instructions regarding our Commission and His model for destroying the works of the devil. Others such as Dr. Charles Kraft and Dr. Kurt Payne offer exceptional models for Deliverance.  Taken together, it all adds up to HEALING, a word that encompasses all that Jesus did to alleviate the human condition: Preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people; and they brought unto Him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatick, and those that had the palsy; and He healed them (Matthew 4:23-24)   
     Search those names on YouTube and watch every video you can of their teachings on both physical and inner (spiritual) healing. Scripture is the foundation of their teachings and they will help you overcome any of your "religious sacred cows" that are blocking you from stepping out in faith. Once you have spiritually discerned that all this is God's Truth, then I would recommend that you make an appointment to get delivered.  You don't want anything between you and God that the Enemy can exploit. THEN, just start!  Begin with your family and friends.  I guarantee that there is someone you know who is physically in pain. Ask them if you can pray for them and lay hands on them to release the power of Heaven into their pain.  Just step out in faith and obedience and watch the Father work.  If nothing happens, do it again.  It is your Faith that will make their healing a reality.  If you believe that what the Father did for Jesus, He is also willing to do for you, then the power will be released.  God wants to work with us and through us!
   
 
     If you have a family member struggling with a spiritual issue, both Dr. Kraft and Dr. Payne offer easy-to-follow models for Inner Healing and Deliverance.  As long as you step out in obedience, knowing that it is the Father, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit who are doing the work in the person (not you) and that you are Their instrument to see the person spiritually healed, then God will guide you to success.  He wants to use you (just as He used Jesus, and then the Disciples) to see people healed. He will not give you more power than you can handle, and if you will listen for His voice and His instruction, He will give you more authority and more power as you proceed.
     The bottom line is that in pursuing our Biblical Commission, we are really seeking more of our God.  At some point, we have to let go of our fears of deception and our personal safety and chase after Him with abandon, willing to lose ourselves in order to gain Him.  As Bill Johnson says, "We must believe that our God is big enough to keep us safe in our quest for more of Him.  Practically speaking, many Christian's devil is bigger than their God... It's an issue of trust. Our hearts must be turned completely towards the One who is able to keep us from falling". 
     And I know that recommending watching YouTube videos or reading books other than the Bible may not be the normal route for growing our faith and obedience, but I think we learn best from people who are actually doing the works Jesus did and bearing fruit from their labor.  I mean, what have we really learned from the theories of classroom Christians who never walk out their faith?  If you are convinced (and I hope you are!) that we should be doing what Jesus did, then it only makes sense to study how those who have had success in these areas are doing it.
     I don't know about you, but I want to work in the Father's miracle realm like Jesus, and experience what He experienced.  I want those personal encounters with God and the Holy Spirit! I want to see the lame walk, and the blind see, and the dead raised!  And I want the power that can make that happen flowing through me!  I want to see in the Spirit the way the Apostle John did, and I want Paul's "Damascus Road" moment in my life.  I want the deepest intimacy I can get with my Father, and I want to share it with others and see their lives impacted in the same way, so that they can go out and share it with more people.  I want to see Earth overlaid with the fragrant atmosphere and scent of Heaven. I believe that was what Jesus was walking out during His short time in this world.  And look what He started!  Now it's our time and our turn!  Are you willing to follow His clear Biblical instructions? Then, what are you waiting for?

Psalm 119:10    "With my whole heart I seek You; let me not wander from Your commandments!"

2 comments:

  1. Pam... Thanks so much for reconfirming the next step for so many of us. Within the last couple of years, I watched watched the full length Holy Ghost documentary posted on YouTube (see below). I don't necessarily agree with some of the "double it" God-demanding tactics, but in righteous judgment I find no fault in their intents nor in the fruit.

    The film was a wrestling match for me, a numbed down Jacob-like grappling with the subject of supernatural healing. I led our small group through a study of the subject, just on the tail of studying "kingdom" and "prayer." It was clear to me (and some of our deer-in-the-headlights group members) that the vast majority of believers (including ourselves) are derelict and ill-equipped in the subject of healing.

    As you pointed out, the majority of Jesus' ministry and miracles involved healing in some way. In fact, a quick analysis of Jesus' 37 miracles reveals 28 of those involved healing and/or extraction of demons! We are commissioned to go and do likewise.

    I'm convinced that for must of us, the ministry of healing is the next great step in our walk with God. It seems to be a pinnacle of gospel-inspired love and service. While I'm convicted of this in my head – and your post is reconfirming – I honestly have done very little to become a "doer of the Word" in this area.

    For those of us who prepare for what's coming, supernatural physical, spiritual and psychological healing may be the most important tool we can have ready. And we would be foolish to wait for something more drastic to occur, Jesus said 2000 years ago that we're living in the "last days" already.

    So thank you for reconfirming. May God continue to bless and empower you!

    Richard

    Holy Ghost video
    https://youtu.be/vOlmTfs1BkY
    If the link doesn't work, search for "Holy Ghost Plena Paz"

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    1. Richard, yes, I have watched this video and several others from the same group. I can guarantee you that it will not be well-received in most churches, and actually caused quite a bit of controversy in a small local church where I live. But your comment proves to me that the Father is renewing His remnant's mind and opening our hearts to His Truth in Scripture. "Healing" is the heart and soul of the Gospel Message, and it covers a wide range of God's restorative powers in this generation.

      Jesus wants to heal us body, mind, soul, and spirit. So that includes healing our physical issues, our emotional issues (inner healing), our spiritual issues -- and it involves the laying on of hands, the casting out of demons, and being able to see in the spirit what He has/is/ and will be doing in our lives.

      It's a new and HUGE concept for most Christians to grasp. But I am greatly encouraged as I receive confirmation from the faithful, like you, who have the eyes to see, and the ears to hear. The Holy Spirit is on the move in this country like it hasn't been for quite awhile, and I am excited to see the fruit of our awakening. Bless you for seeking the Kingdom first!

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