My Father, Who Is In Heaven


He came for the sick

He came for the sick

When I pray this, I am addressing my heavenly father and my earthly father. It has become so personal to me and I have a picture of my father whenever I come before my heavenly father.

The longing in my heart is to see him again and to bring honor to him. I see all the little details of my life, woven together to form the fabric of my story. The purpose of my life. Defined by God, before my birth. It has taken me a while to see the calling and the plan. But I know that all of this pain is bringing me to the final conclusion. His promises are, “that all these things will work together for my good.”

I know that when we surrender our lives to Christ, we have been ransomed from the grave. I was bought with His blood. My life no longer belongs to me. But He is at work in me and through me.

I don’t represent myself on this earth, but Him. So though “I am in this world, I am not of this world”. I cannot be purchased by the material, since I’ve already been purchased by something which is more valuable than anything in this world. His blood.

Because of this, I don’t desire to have recognition or wealth. My desire is to fulfill His will for my life. This means to honor my father, even in his grave. Yes, I’ve screwed up many times. I’ve had my heart breaks and tantrums. I’ve screamed at my heavenly Father, “take this away! I don’t want it!” I’ve told Him, like the Israelites, “I was better off in Egypt.” The pain of these experiences have left me feeling abandoned and rejected. So much sorrow, that I can relate to His experience on the cross. I understand that cry of anguish, “Daddy, where are you? Why have you left me?” Sure, maybe Christ didn’t use this vernacular, but the meaning was the same.

My dad was a man who had faithfully served his country and his company. In the end of his tormented life, he was robbed by both. The only joy he had left was his job and his family. Now it had abruptly come to an end, by his own hand.

I certainly couldn’t find any good which could come from this. But then again, when most people looked to the cross and our Lord’s crucifixion, I’m sure they thought the same. I’m sure that at the time, His disciples looked to His death as the end. That Satan’s plan had succeeded. But the end is only for those who have no hope.

This was really the beginning. Our Lord told us that this is His very name. “The Alpha and Omega-The Beginning and the End.” Yes, now I am starting to understand how profound this message really is to mankind.

First, I had to go through these trials to comprehend the depth of His love for all of us. I had to let go of fear and pain and learn to trust My Father. He reminded me that, Christ did not come into this world to condemn us, but that through Him, we might be saved.”

Saved from what? Well, if I rounded up everyone who had brought harm to my earthly father and brought about this suffering, there wouldn’t be a prison big enough to contain them. As the heart of man is full of corruption, what purpose does prison serve? Besides being a drain on taxpayers, it only makes criminals worse.

No, our Lord told us that, “we are anointed to set the captives free.” But this is not by the laws of man. The law does not make one free. As Paul so eloquently stated in scripture, “Until the law was given, I had no desire to sin.”

As I pursued lawyer after lawyer. One law enforcement official after another, to bring justice, I realize that man cannot offer the justice I seek. “One man cannot give his life for another.” This is not going to bring honor to my father or peace to him. Because we are in a corrupt world, our whole system is designed to reward criminals and punish the innocent. It is contrary to our God.

Our Lords plan is always redemptive. His life for ours. He told us, “that the punishment that was meant to bring us peace, was upon Him.”  This is not restoration, or reformation. These things are temporary and without power. But it is regeneration, which only comes by the power of the Holy Spirit of God. The same breath that our Lord breathed into Adam. This is only accessed through our true repentance and the acknowledgement of His sacrifice.

So I pray to my heavenly father, “That His will be done, on this earth as it is in heaven.” As I do this I believe I am bringing honor to my earthly father, and in due time, my Lord will bring forth a harvest.

So, with this in mind, I step out in faith. I allow Him to direct me in the plan. I pray that “He would open doors which no man can shut, and close doors that no man can open.” All with the complete faith that He is drawing the final harvest to a close. I am part of His plan and I am blessed to be His  partner. In the end, whatever it takes, I pray I that I make both of my father’s proud.

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The Anointing Breaks the Yoke


I was at a bowling alley the other day when I dropped my brother off and decided to stay in the car. I had a touch of the flu and decided to remain in the car so I wouldn’t spread the germs.

As I put my seat back I listened to a teaching tape I had and realized the players battery was dead so I tried to close my eyes and rest. About an hour later I was listening to a loud whining in the parking lot and it sound like a werewolf howling. This was horrible.

I looked behind me and there was one of the vans that picks up a group home and it looked like the passengers were inside, but one person was lying on the ground and the two female caregivers were trying to pull her up by the arms. This was terrible, I thought. Did she fall? Was she having a tantrum? I got out of my car and wandered over, first to look in on my brother and see what frame he was on. He still had a long way to go. At this point one of the male caregivers for this particular group home was sauntering past, seemingly oblivious to the whole scene. Now one of the women, was on the phone with a coordinator, as the other woman was trying to bribe her with ice cream. This woman was about 200 pounds and there was no way they could lift her into this van. I asked her, “Does she do this a lot?” “Yes, she’s done it a few times and we aren’t going to bring her anymore!” Half saying it to me, and half saying it to her. And now she’s saying, “And she wants to get a job too and I don’t see her being able to do that!” At this point she tries to give her the ice cream again and the whole scene is very sad as her head is on the ground and she’s crying very hard like a little baby and rocking back and forth as if something has control of her. Now the man comes up and tries to give her a $1 to get into the van.

It was right then that I heard the voice speak to me. I walked up to her and put my hand on her forehead as she stared straight ahead and said, very quietly I spoke, “release her right now in the name of Jesus, Diane get into the van,” and she got up and walked into the van.

The woman holding her looked at me and said,” what did you do?” lol The fact is, I didn’t do anything. The Lord did. It is His anointing in me. He just wants me to be the vessel and take a step of faith. Speak the word. Now the proof is that this woman is mentally challenged and had no idea that she was being used by a spirit. She didn’t argue her faith or existence of demons, which any so, called rational person would do This is why deliverance for her was swift and apparent. She was crying out for help. It is sad. How many believers are running around and have no idea what power they have available to them and refuse to use it. Why? Are they embarrassed of the name?When you pray deliverance, you don’t have to scream and shout like a faith healer trying to attract attention. Jesus Christ was never trying to attract attention to Himself and He didn’t need to. The kingdom of God does not exist of words but of Power! But the only way anyone will experience this is when take the step in faith.

Jesus Christ told us that if we are ashamed of him, that He will be ashamed of us before His Father in heaven. He came to set the captives free,and He gave us that same power and authority before He left this earth. Man, I’m going to use it, with whatever time I have left.

Of course I know, not everyone has an evil spirit, but if I have the discernment of the Holy Spirit speaking to me, and the anointing in me, it’s going. When that woman asked me what I did, I said, “next time…pray first.”

Waiting for the “holy war?” I have news for you…


We’re in it! Yes, if any of you don’t realize what has been stated about this war, it’s really very simple. Well, the war isn’t simple, but the recognizable facts are very easy to detect.

The warfare scriptures; “Ephesians 6,” are clearly pointing out to any believer, that once we’ve accepted the life Christ has given us and the sacrifice He made to offer this life was by His own blood; well, it’s a fact that we too are now signing up for battle. Yes the enemy hates us By us, I mean, Gods creation. He is a created being, but his fall from grace has exempted him from any avenue to eternity, so Satans plans are to take us out as well.

It’s not difficult for Satan to use the “deceitfulness of wealth, lust of the material, to accomplish his mission Most people never realize they’re in the spiders web, until it’s too late. WAKE UP PEOPLE! The Lord is coming soon!

Now, I am engaged in warfare at the highest level, although most wouldn’t even know this That is because human beings, being just that, human, rarely understand the spiritual. You must draw very close to the Lord, to hear His voice. This means to let go of what is natural. The more we release those natural things, the more we draw close to Him. It is so important in these days, that we are in constant communication with the Lord. If you’re not hearing His voice, check your life. What is number one? He has told us how to enter into His presence, and it is “by seeking after Him and His righteousness. Then all of these other things shall be added unto us.”

The reality of this is, once we have truly tasted of His presence, nothing else really is important. There is no material thing that can offethe same joy and satisfaction. It all seems empty after this experience.

We are here on this earth for a reason. It’s not to become wealthy and have recognition from man. It is to glorify our Father. He desires relationship with us, as He established in the Garden of Eden. Because the enemy of our souls had broken this, we are engaged in constant warfare with him, until the day the Lord returns for us. I war not just for myself, but for those who “have been blinded by the enemy, so they cannot see the truth. They have been taken captive by him, in order to do his will.” Yes people have a will of their own, but they can continue to open the door to these dark spirits and because their will is choosing this, “The Lord will turn them over, to their reprobate minds.”

So this is where I come in. I, and a host of intercessors. We constantly battle the enemy to “set the captives free.” Knowing the end of the story is motivating to any believer in Christ. He said, “it is finished,” long before any of us know the end of days. But of that we can be sure. He has redeemed us at the cross and our priviledge is to make this known to those who are in this prison without hope.

“The spirit and the bride say, Come Lord Jesus!”