The Scribe


Well, I feel as if I’ve been through a serious battle and recovering once again. It wasn’t quite as serious as the time the enemy had laid me out for two years. I had literally been frozen. Incapacitated, with fear, because of his lies. Post traumatic stress. It had me in a deep depression and panic attacks would come and go. At times I thought I would never function again.

I’d forgotten many of Paul’s words to believer’s and the battle which we are waging. That we must remember the battle begins in the minds of believers, and this is the stronghold, which we must protect. It is where the those lies must be ‘crucified’ or they will become the basis of a belief system, which opposes faith.

It reminded me of my trip to Masada, the fortress in Israel. I went last March.  What a story of holding this fortress. I feel as if this is an analogy to my life. And Paul had a similar message to us; “Hold every thought captive to Jesus Christ.” When translating this it is a military term. What a word picture I had on my visit to Masada

There is a saying, “Masada will not fall again.” This is something which I hold on to.

I was watching my brother this morning as I thought about the terrible last few days of warfare, I had been under. I let the battle wage against me. He would have no idea and was just as content as could be. This is how I should be and this is exactly what the Lord was trying to show me.

How many times did He tell us to be like the little children? And here he is. With the mind of a child. Perpetually frozen in time. A constant reminder for me. Yes, when I brought my brother home to live, I think the agencies in my state were even shocked as they had been duped by the paperwork, that he had been somehow capable of having faculties, that he did not have.

He is a little boy in every way. Yet, he sits with pen in hand when the Pastor’s speak on Sunday. He copies everything he hears on tv. With his children’s bible which I had given him. I have wondered at times, what he”s writing, so I will take his notebooks and look.

It’s beautiful to see his notes. The word of God displayed in childlike scrawl. Our Lord tells us that  “The Word does not return void.”  Lord has also told us. And “Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God.”

I have to laugh at how upset I had been just a few days earlier and I thought of  a story in the bible. It was King David in one of his battles. I thought of one account in particular, where he was surrounded by his enemies. At fear of death, he literally began to drool and act like a crazy man. Here he was, the King of Israel, acting like he was out of his mind! They took one look at him and said, “Let him go. He’s clearly mad.” Now only chapter’s earlier, this same man had taken out Goliath with one stone! What had happened?

I thought of Elijah. He had confronted that prophets of that witch Jezebel and mocked them to their face. Telling them that the Baal gods, were probably asleep or on vacation and waiting for them to answer. While he dumped water on the altar again and again and God came down with fire!

Yet later, he was running for his life from Jezebel and hiding in a desert. It just didn’t make sense. But of course I know that this is what happens with warfare and the mind. In my own life I have seen the Lord deal with each and every person who has ever threatened me in one way or another. I know He protects me.

And I know that it is true, “deception destroys faith.” I got that message. So it’s important to eat the bread of His word and in The madness of this world will continue. And I felt sorry for those caught in the snare of their own devices.I pray for them to be set free from this deception. Perhaps in their own quiet places, they will climb the snake path all the way to the top, and take the fortress.

“Finally be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes you may be able to stand. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God. And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. (Ephesians 6:12-18)

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“Do Not Touch My Anointed Ones”


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The vessels hold the anointing

In the Old Testament the Lord used the Thummim and Urim to determine His will. The High Priests were the ones that were the only ones that could read what He had to say.

Moses spent an entire 40 days without food or drink and his face was so radiant in the Lord’s presence that he had to put a veil over it. Yet in his absence from the people of Israel, they had convinced Aaron to make a golden calf. It doesn’t take long for humans to long for the presence of something, anything to worship. For people today, its their money, yachts, houses, etc. For some it is simply their own image. Their good works. Their pride. I’m so good at not being good, that I’m good. We just can’t win. All of us stink and that’s just the plain truth of the matter. Whether rich or poor. We all would have done what the children of Israel did and cast our jewels into the fire to have a nice golden calf to dance around.

Moses came down after all of his fasting and being that close that he had to veil his face and he broke the tablets. Just imagine…he was madder than he**! How could he spend time with the Lord Himself and these selfish ingrates do this???? Well, Moses didn’t realize how rare he was.

Now, here we are again. We are at an extraordinary place in time. Very few realize this because they are dancing around the golden calf again.

The Lord has already sent His anointed into this world. But this changed after the Lord’s resurrection. Remember, He told us that He resurrected so that He could send His spirit which is the anointing. Now the anointing, (the Holy Spirit) lives within the believers. In a greater degree or lesser depending upon how much we are willing to sacrifice. How sanctified we become.

There is no possible way that anyone can live in this world and understand the spiritual aspects of anything surrounding this universe unless they acknowledge God. The Holy Spirit is the one who gives us the knowledge of everything spiritual.

The Lord tells us that “what has its beginning in the flesh, must be completed in the flesh and what has its beginning in the spirit must be completed in the spirit.”

In Ephesians 6:10, we are told that we do not war against flesh and blood, but against spiritual forces of evil in heavenly realms. It speaks of “rulers and authorities, and powers.”

We know as believers that there are spirits that operate within the hierarchy of the rulers of this age and we are to wage spiritual warfare against them through our prayers and fasting. These people have become influenced by them and the Word of God tells us that they have become ensnared by Satan “to do his will.”

If they cannot become free, they will rule over us, and they do not realize this. They are domineering and greedy. They will die in their own sins and this is what the enemy of their souls desires. As long as they do not see that they are in need of a Savior.

Without the Holy Spirit all of the world is lost and the rulers are blind.

Now if you look at the natural, as the Lord reminds us, behind the veil, you will see the spiritual abiding. The demonic realm is always plotting their strategies.

On September 11, 2001, the World Trade Centers were destroyed by evil. A picture of the enemy confronting the Lord. He was sounding the alarm.

If you have spiritual eyes you can see that this set the stage for the destruction of the global economy and the tidal wave that followed. These ruling principalities were giving a sign in the natural of what was going to happen in the spiritual realm

The way back is not mans way. It is only by turning to the Lord. Listen to what the Lord is speaking. “There is a way that seems right to a man, but it leads to death.” He is speaking of spiritual death. We must acknowledge the Lord in all that we do. Our country has turned from God.

Now, the world as we know it, will not come to an end. However, the Lord is going to return for His people.They will be taken out of the world.  When this happens it will signal the beginning of “The time of Jacobs Troubles.”

This is a time of great tribulation for this earth.

People that believe that this earth is going to end, simply do not understand the Lord’s plan for mankind. I would just say this, listen to the ones sent to you. God has sent many messengers.

Only true believers will ever witness this power because it requires faith to exercise this power. The Lord tells us that we “trample scorpions and serpents in His name.” We must know that we have this power and walk in it. Walk into the darkness and you will see the light that you carry. The light shines brightest in the darkness.

“”When they were but few in number, few indeed, and strangers in it, they wandered from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another. He allowed no man to oppress them; for their sake he rebuked kings;

Do not touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm.(1 Chronichles 16:19-22)