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.Spiritual gifts & understanding, understanding and discerning the times, and what to do by Pastor Max Solbrekken, God gives some believers the gift of the Word of Wisdom and the word of KnowledgeThe Gifts of the Spirit
UNDERSTANDING THE TIMES
 & WHAT TO DO

by: Pastor Max Solbrekken

"And the children of Issachar, which were men who had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do; the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brethren were at their commandment." (1 Chronicles 12:32)

WHERE ARE THE MEN AMONG US TODAY?

WHERE are the men among us today who understand the times and who know what we ought to do?  The ability to understand 'the times', is undoubtedly a rare ability.  And to know how to be proactive or reactive in each situation is equally important.  There is a natural ability which comes from genetic inheritance, experience or observation!

Spiritual gifts & understanding, understanding and discerning the times, and what to do by Pastor Max Solbrekken, God gives some believers the gift of the Word of Wisdom and the word of KnowledgeGOD HAS GIVEN TO HIS BODY, WHICH IS THE CHURCH, NINE SUPERNATURAL GIFTS

There is also the  spiritual gifting  which comes directly from the Holy Spirit!  God has given to His body, the Church, nine supernatural spiritual gifts which include the unique 'Gift of the word of knowledge' and the 'Gift of the word of wisdom'.

"For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit." (1 Corinthians 12:8)  The 'gift of the word of knowledge' is the supernatural ability to know things that are not naturally known and the  'gift of the word of wisdom' is the supernatural ability to know how to act or react to that knowledge!

God has so equipped His Church with these safeguards and tools to not only protect it but to thrust it forward in its task of building His Kingdom!  Whether the ability to "understand the times" and to "know what to do" come to us through natural ability or supernatural gifts is immaterial.  The important thing is that we are apprised of the situation, our eyes are wide open and our minds are alert to know, see and do the right things!

I pray for each one reading these lines that our dear Lord will grant unto all the ability to "know Him who to know is life eternal" and the desire to walk with Him in truth, sincerity and humility, trusting only in His merits for time and eternity!

And that we may understand the times and know what to do in order to keep our families safe from the filth and gutter slime so prevalent in our disintegrating society.  To keep our children safe from this corrupt, wicked and perverted world? (2 John 1:1-9)

AWAKE THOU THAT SLEEPEST!

The Bible admonishes: "Wherefore He saith, Awake thou that sleepest and arise from the dead and Christ shall give thee light.  See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise;

"Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.  Wherefore be ye not unwise, but  UNDERSTANDING  what the will of God is.  And be not drunk with wine wherein in excess, but be filled with the Spirit." (Ephesians 5:14-18)

You may ask:  "Where are the Men?"  We have a real problem because we live in a society where many younger men have had no role model due to broken homes and absent Dads!  The rage these young men have developed, because of the ache in their hearts for a father, often surfaces against their wives and children!

And it is even worse in common-law arrangements, hopping from one relationship to another, leaving behind  bruised and hurting women and children, as well as  heart broken men!

Large numbers of families are hurting because of  stubborn foolish pride, self-centeredness, and demons of lust  let loose through immoral movies, alcohol, drug abuse and pornography!

I BLAME THE DEVIL!

I blame the Devil who has blinded the eyes of religious leaders who have been asleep at the switch and didn't see the approaching train filled with worldly pleasure, compromise and lethargy!  Some blame must also go to parents who have allowed their children to change the rules and call the shots!

St. Paul stated: "But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost.    In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believed not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, Who is the image of God, should shine unto them." (2 Corinthians 4:3,4)

I blame our Politicians who have listened to the voices of the crowd crying: "Give us the Murdered Barabbas" and "Crucify Jesus the Christ: We won't have Him to rule over us." (Matthew 27:20-26)

Amazingly, politicians are often allowed to pass laws that are unhealthy, immoral and ungodly and believe that they can go scot-free, that there are no further consequences!

A good example of this is the 'same-sex marriage' or as it has been aptly called 'man-on-man' marriage, which our former corrupt Government pushed through against the wishes of the majority of Canadians.  Do they think that they had the last word on that?  Do they think that they can get away with it?

Well, they won't!  It will come back to bite them in this life and the next!  One day every lawmaker, politician and judge that has contributed to the breakdown of society, destruction of marriages through perverted laws, knowingly releasing pedophiles and murderers into society to molest rape and kill, will stand before the greatest Judge of all to hear His verdict.

God's Word states: "For the wrath of God is revealed from Heaven against all  ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness." (Romans 1:18)

WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?

It means to suppress the truth and hide it from the people, to cover it up or water it down.  It means to lie about the truth and promote the very opposite.  It means to substitute another agenda that is carnal, fleshly and untruthful.

St. Paul warned: "Because that when they knew God, they glorified Him not as God....but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.  Professing themselves to be wise,  they became fools.  Wherefore GOD GAVE THEM UP to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves.    Who changed the truth of God into a lie...

"For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature.  And likewise also the men, leaving the natural  use of the woman, burned in their lust, one toward another...

"And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a REPROBATE MIND, to do those things which are not convenient." (Romans 1:21-28)

STRONG WARNING:  "Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge." (Hebrews 13:4)

The Bible warns perverts:  And Jesus called a  little child  unto Him and set him in the midst of them.  And said, "Verily I say unto you, except ye be converted and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.

But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in Me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck and he were drowned in the depth of the sea." (Matthew 18:2, 3, 6)

THE GREAT DAY OF JUDGMENT!

Every philosopher, theologian and preacher  who suppresses the truth and perverts the teachings of Jesus Christ will have to stand before the Eternal Judge on the 'Day of Judgment'.    Unbelievers will appear at the Great White Throne presided over by our Lord Jesus Christ:

"And I saw a great white throne, and Him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.

And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the book were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.

And the sea gave up the dead that were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them; and they were judged every man according to their works.  And death and Hell were cast into the lake of fire.  This is the second death.  And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire." (Revelation 20:11-15)

BELIEVERS AT  THE BEMA SEAT JUDGMENT

Believers in Christ will all appear at the  Bema Seat Judgment.  It is where followers of Jesus Christ will be judged for rewards or lack thereof depending on their works: Here are the words of Holy Scripture on this matter:

"Wherefore we labour, that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted of Him.    For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good of bad." (2 Corinthians 5:10)

The Bible commands believers to turn from sins that war against the soul and flee from the wrath to come, by abiding in Christ the sure rock of our salvation!  St. Paul admonishes the church thus: "If so be that ye have heard Him, and have been taught by Him, as the TRUTH is in Jesus:

That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; And be renewed in the spirit of your mind; and that ye put on the new man which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness."

"Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for ye are members one of another.  Neither give place to the devil." (Ephesians 4:21-27)

GIVING HEED TO GOD'S WORD!

"I beseech ye therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God,  that ye present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service;.  And be not conformed to this world, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable and perfect will of God." (Romans 12:1, 2)

"Wherefore, seeing we also are compassed with so great a cloud of witnesses,  let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which both so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us.  Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith;

"Who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand at the throne of God." (Hebrews 12:1,2)

There are three things we must do: Consider Jesus: "Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of thrb heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest (Hebrews 3:1):  There is no-one like Him;  Saviour, Redeemer, Healer, Friend, God!  Look unto Jesus: "Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before Him endured the Cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of God (Hebrews 12:2):    Don't just look at Him but look unto Him for forgiveness, counsel, comfort and healing.  Go to Him with your needs and watch Him work in your life.

WE MUST FOLLOW JESUS!

We must Follow Jesus: "Let us go forth therefore unto Him without the camp, bearing His reproach.."(Hebrews 13:13).  Take uyour cross and become His Disciple.    Serve Him and     Live for Him.  Look for His return! (Matthew 11:28) You will them become like the Sons of Issachar who understood the times and knew what Israel had to do. 

May God richly bless you as you draw near unto Him, for He has promised to draw near unto you! (James 4:8)  He will accept you when you call upon His name in sincerity and faith. (John 6:7)  Amen.


Magnifying God is Essential, God responds to praise and worship. What does magnifying God mean?  magnifying God is essential in communion with God. PRAISE & WORSHIP
Is Essential
IN COMMUNING WITH GOD
by: Pastor Max Solbrekken, D.D.

In the Evangelical Lutheran Church we sang all the wonderful hymns of praise to our Lord and heard sermons extolling God, but to hear individual believers voice their praise to the Almighty in thanks for His miraculous intervention in their lives was foreign to me.

It was like reliving the Book of Acts to hear testimonies of conversions from alcohol and drug addiction, gambling and false religious cults.  Add to that, miraculous healings from tumors, cancers, blindness, deafness, arthritis, ulcers and other diseases was mind boggling.

I knew that God had healed my Mother in 1920 under the ministry of Evangelists Storm and Monson in Norway.  Other gifts of the Holy Spirit like prophesying and speaking in tongues, however, were totally foreign to me.

 God responds to praise and worship. What does magnifying God mean?  magnifying God is essential in communion with God .Magnifying God is Essential, MY DAD WAS INSTANTLY HEALED

When my Dad was instantly healed of serious gallbladder problems and heart disease in March 1956 through Oral Roberts' radio Ministry, the Holy Bible became alive to me!

It is quite possible that if I had not seen the reality of the Gospel working in my Father's miraculous healing and transformation through the Baptism of the Holy Spirit, I would not be in the Ministry today!

Although the Holy Spirit strove mightily with me during Revival Meetings in 1951 with Pastor Sylvan Johnson at S.L.B.I. (now Lutheran Collegiate Bible Institute) Outlook, Saskatchewan, I did not have the courage to totally follow Christ!

In 1957, following my Father's amazing experience of the Baptism of the Holy Spirit, I was again drawn by God's love and mercy to the Cross of Calvary in total repentance and submission to His will, and call on my life!  For the next six years I devoured God's Word and prayed much for the Holy Spirit's guidance as I worked in the secular world, while preparing for the Ministry of Deliverance into which He was divinely leading me!

THEY SPOKE IN TONGUES AND MAGNIFIED GOD!

I believe in speaking in tongues like St. Paul, D.L. Moody, Charles Finney and Oral Roberts.  And I believe in Divine Healing through faith in Jesus Christ and His finished work on Calvary's Cross and that, "By His stripes we are healed." (Isaiah 53:4,5; Matthew 8:16, 17; 1 Peter 2:24)

It was such a blessing to have received the gift of prophesy (1 Corinthians 12:10) in order to exhort, edity and comfort God's people. Praising and magnifying God, however, is an absolute essential in the Christian life in order to keep up a vital contact with our Heavenly Father!

Our lives are like a body of water.  If water flows in but has not outlet it becomes stagnant, and all life there ceases to exist.  Then death takes over.  The Dead Sea is a good example of that!

The movement of water into and out of a body of water creates an atmosphere conductive to life.  The constant intake and outflow causes a cleansing action, making the water fresh.

This analogy shows us that receiving from God without praising Him and sharing His goodness with others makes us stagnant, and spiritual death ensues!

The Bible says, "He that offereth praise glorifieth Me." (Psalms 50:23); "God inhabits the praises of His people..." (Psalms 22:3)

The scriptures are filled with praises to God. Repeatedly David declared, "O  that men would praise the Lord for His wonderful works to the children of men." (Psalms 107:8)

King David was a man after God's own heart and knew how to praise and bless the Lord!  He even encouraged himself to praise God: "Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless His Holy Name.  Bless the Lord, O my soul and forget not all His benefits..." (Psalms 103:1)

 Praising God is essential.God responds to praise and worship. What does magnifying God mean?  magnifying God is essential in communion with God .Magnifying God is Essential, PRAISING GOD IS ESSENTIAL FOR COMMUNION WITH GOD!

"Praise ye the Lord.  Praise God in His sanctuary; praise Him in the firmament of His power.  Praise Him for His might acts: praise Him according to His excellent greatness." "...Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord.  Praise ye the Lord." (Psalms 150:6)

It is incumbent upon us to thank and praise God for His gifts to us, as well as testify to others of His great goodness, mercy, love and power.  The Bible says, "Forbid not to speak with tongues." (1 Corinthians 14:39) And St. Paul declared emphatically, "I speak with tongues more than ye all." (1 Corinthians 14:18)

St. Paul prayed in the Spirit, speaking and singing in unknown tongues on a daily basis: "What is it then?  I will pray with the Spirit and I will pray with the understanding also.  I will sing with the Spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also."  (1 Corinthians 14:15)

I can't imagine many of today's Evangelical preachers meeting the old 'Apostle to the Gentiles' and spending a few hours a day with him!   They would have to ask him to leave, put him in a basement room and shut the door and stop preaching from the Epistles he wrote.  Or they would have to repent of their ignorance, stupidity, hardness of heart and be filled with the Holy Ghost themselves.

St. Paul would certainly have to rebuke them and set them straight!  It would be a very interesting meeting indeed!

Even having them meet Ignatius, Tertullion, St. Augustine, Martin Luther, D.L. Moody or R.A. Torrey would change their theology about the Baptism of the Holy Ghost and fire! (Luke 3:16; Acts 2:4)

 God responds to praise and worship. Praising God is essential. What does magnifying God mean?  magnifying God is essential in communion with God .Magnifying God is Essential, I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY GHOST!

The Church Fathers who formulated the Apostles Creed certainly believed in the Holy Ghost and in every instance in the Bible where believers received the Baptism of the Holy Ghost they spoke in tongues and magnified God!


I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth.  And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary; suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried.  he descended into hell.  The third day he rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven And sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; From thence He shall come to judge the quick and dead.  I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY GHOST, the Holy Christian Church, the Communion of Saints, the Forgiveness of sins, the Resurrection of the Body, and the Life everlasting. Amen.


St. Paul declared, "He that speaketh in an unknown tongue speaketh not unto men but unto God; for no man understandeth him; howbeit, in the Spirit he speaketh mysteries." (1 Corinthians 14:2)

Again the Bible says, "He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth himself...." (1 Corinthians 14:4)  Certainly we need to edify and build up ourselves in Christ, more now than ever, as we approach the end!

The Word of God states emphatically: "But ye, building up yourselves in your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost." (praying in tongues is devotion to God)

Those who do not pray in the Spirit (unknown tongues) are said to be sensual, having not the Spirit (Holy Spirit). And, they will ridicule you and separate you from their company. (Jude 19)

JESUS WARNED: "Verily I say unto you:  All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme: But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation: Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit." (Mark 3:28-30)

What does magnifying God mean?  magnifying God is essential in communion with God.  Praising God is Essential, THOSE WHO RIDICULE THE GIFT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT ARE ON DANGEROUS GROUND!

The Pharisees accused our Saviour of healing the sick and casting out devils by the power of Satan.  Since He was doing these works "by the Spirit of God" they essentially called the Holy Spirit a devil!

Here is my advice:  If you cannot understand some of the things God is doing, don't fight against Him.  Don't make the mistake the Pharisees made!  Thank God for the many preachers of the Gospel today who declare with St. Paul: "Forbid not to speak with tongues." (1 Corinthians 14:39)  "Quench not the spirit.  Despise not prophesyings." (1 Thessalonians 5:19-20)

Also remember, the 'gift of tongues' in concerrt with the 'gift of interpretation' is equal to prophecy!

"I would that ye all spake with tongues, but rather that ye prophesied; for greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, EXCEPT he interpret, that the chuch may receive edifying." (1 Corinthians 14:5)

When one of America's foremost Baptist Evangelists, DR. HYMAN APPELMAN conducted a glorious revival crusade in our church (1972), I asked him: "Have you been filled with the Holy Ghost? Do you speak in tongues Brother Appelman?"

He answered in the affirmative: "Yes, I have been filled with the Holy Ghost.  Yes, I speak with other tongues!"  I asked, "How is it that you - the preacher that most Baptist and Evangelical preachers greatly respect - speak in tongues, when they put so little stock in the Baptism of the Holy Spirit?"

My good Jewish friend, Dr. Hyman Appelman replied, "The Holy Ghost got to me before the Baptists did,"  No wonder BILLY GRAHAM stated: "Dr. Hyman Appelman is one of the most powerful preachers I have ever heard!"

When that mighty man of God, DR. RICHARD WURMBRAND spoke at our church in Edmonton in the 1970s, I asked him a very personal question.  I said: "Brother Wurmbrand, I was raised in the Lutheran Church but I have been filled with the Holy Ghost and I speak with other tongues.  You are a Lutheran Pastor who has been tortured and suffered terribly for Jesus Christ.  Have you been filled with the blessed Holy Ghost and spoken in other tongues?"

He said: "As you know the Communists brainwashed, tortured and beat me constantly.  After some time, I could not remember the Lord's Prayer, the Twenty-third Psalm or John 3:16.  All I could do was say: "Jesus I love you.  You know that I love you.  Please show me your love."

They had beaten me so severely that the blood ran down my legs unto the ground.  Suddenly the power of God came upon me and I began to sing in a language I did not know and I danced in the Spirit for four hours and felt no pain.  My blood spattered onto the walls of that dungeon as I danced and sang and spoke in unknown tongues."

THE WORK OF A BELIEVER:  Telling others about Jesus!

One of the first Gospel tracts I published in 1958 was titled "Victorious Christian Living."  In it I outlined three very important and imperative steps to follow in order to live a consistent, victorious Christian life.

They are as follows:

1.  Read the Bible regularly.
2.  Pray often with praise and thanksgiving.
3.  Witness at every available opportunity with wisdom and God's leading.

Another thing that has set 'spirit-filled, full gospel people' apart from other Christians is the fact of a POWERFUL PERSONAL WITNESS to their fellowmen, of the crucified and risen Christ who is the same yesterday, today and forever!

The angel of God spoke to the women at Christ's empty tomb on that great resurrection morning thusly: "...Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus which was crucified.  He is not here: for He is risen, as He said.  Come, see the place where the Lord lay.  And go quickly, and tell His disciples that He is risen from the dead; and, behold, He goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see Him: lo, I have told you." (Matthew 28:5-7)

COME AND SEE:  GO QUICKLY AND TELL!

The Bible records that they went with great haste to bring His disciples word of the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.  They went with great haste because they had an urgent message to tell!

What a message we have to tell the world.  Our wonderful Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ died for our sins and rose again for our justification, and is even now alive, interceding for us at the Father's right hand.  Hallelujah!

There is no secret, hidden agenda in God's Word.  Everything is open and above board with our Lord.

There is plenty of proof for sincere truth seekers.  The angel said, "Come and see.  Go and tell."  I say to skeptics: "There is plenty of viable evidence to prove the existence of God and the validity of the Holy Bible.  And as far as God's love for mankind, Calvary proved that!"

The message is clear.  Once we have heard the truth and experienced the blessings of Christ's salvation, we are duty bound to go and tell someone else the Good News!

THEY MAGNIFIED GOD!

The Bible states that they returned to Jerusalem and were constantly in the temple praising and blessing God.  They also went from house to house with great joy and gladness - breaking bread and fellowshipping around God's Word.

WHAT DOES MAGNIFYING GOD MEAN?

The Scripture says they were continually magnifying God.  To MAGNIFY GOD means to not only glorify Him, but to lift Him up so high that He appears larger in the eyes and ears of the hearers than He had seemed to them earlier.

Some Christians make God look very small.  We are to magnify Him so that everyone may begin to understand how marvelous and wonderful or Lord really is.  Oh, how GREAT IS THE LORD OUR GOD!

Only spirit-filled people really and truly praise and magnify God with all their hearts!  Only those who have been "born of the Spirit" and filled with God's presence feel at home in His presence!

After listening to the dry, dead, monotone sounds of the average fundamentalist preacher, you certainly wouldn't be convinced that God is alive, real and moving by His mighty power in this generation!

Much of the theology that is expounded has to do with the past and future, with a glaring omission of today!  This is especially noticeable in regards to the present day ability of the Omniscient, Omnipresent and Eternal God to work miracles among His people on earth in the 21st century.

It is the same old story as that of Mary and Martha.

THE FAITH OF MARY & MARTHA

Regarding the death of her brother, Martha said, "I know if you had been here (4 days ago), my brother would not have died." (past)  

Jesus said, "Your brother shall rise again!"  She answered, "I know that he shall rise again in the resurrection of the last day." (future) (John 11:24)  Jesus answered her, "I am the resurrection and the life." (NOW) (John 11:25)

Although Martha was upset that Jesus had not been there before her brother died and she expressed faith for his future resurrection, she nevertheless kept the door open for a present day miracle:

"But I know that even now, whatsoever Thou wilt ask of God, God will give it Thee." (John 11:22)

For years Herbert W. Armstrong called his radio and TV show 'The World Tomorrow'!  Others religions, such as the Jehovah's Witnesses speak constantly about the coming New World or Kingdom Age!

While we are thrilled about the Millennial Reign of Jesus Christ and Live Everlasting with Christ, we have something to offer people who accept His Gospel here and now!  The God is the God of the NOW!

MAY WE BE LIKE THE FIRST FOLLOWERS OF JESUS:  NOT LIKE THE SUBSTITUTES OF TODAY!

My heart's desire is that God will raise up an army of people who will say, like St. Paul, "...I believe God." (Acts 27:25)

In the face of persecution, temptation, sickness or death, let us hold onto our confession of faith and belief in Christ Jesus our Lord!  Let us constantly practice what the Bible teaches, glorifying and magnifying God!

When doubters, skeptics and unbelievers scorn us for believing in and proclaiming a Risen Saviour, Who still forgives sinners, brings peace to the troubled and healing to the sick, as well as baptizes with the Holy Ghost and power, let us tell them, "YOUR GOD IS TOO SMALL!"

In the 1960's as a commercial traveler, I met a variety of people in my travels and when they heard that I was "religious" we often had animated discussions about the Bible.

A fundamentalist preacher who was rabidly anti-Pentecostal made this fervent statement: "Divine healing is not for me and the Baptism of the Holy Ghost is not for me."  I replied: "You are right Sir, these things are not for you, but they are for me because I believe.  Since you do not believe and desire these gifts, God will not force them upon you."

In a desperate attempt to prove his point he made this ridiculous statement: "We don't need any miracles today because everybody knows that Jesus rose from the dead!"

IF THERE WAS A TIME WE NEEDED GOD'S MIRACULOUS WONDERS IT IS TODAY!

I replied, "Sir, all of the statements you have made, that is the most ignorant.  We live in a world where anti-God Communism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Animism, Pagan Religions, false cults and secular humanism are covering much of the earth and you say that everyone knows that Jesus Christ rose from the dead."

We serve a great, big, wonderful God.  A God Who keeps His Word.  And since Jesus Christ died and rose again for our total salvation, we are recipients of His goodness, mercy and love!

There is nothing impossible with Him Who is the Alpha and Omega, the First and the Last, the King of Kings and the Lord of lords and the only Saviour of the world.

1.  TO THE SINNER - let me unequivocally say: God is able, ready and willing to save you!  The Bible says, "For the Son of man is come to seek and save that which was lost." (Luke 19:10)  Also, "Come unto Me, all ye who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." (Matthew 11:28)

2.  TO THE DISCOURAGED AND WEAK - let me say without fear of contradiction, God will fill you with the Holy Ghost!  Jesus said, "Ye shall receive power after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you and ye shall be witnesses..." (Acts 1:8)

Also, St. Peter declared, "Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.  For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call." (Acts 2:38-39)

3.  TO THOSE WHO ARE SICK & DISEASED - I say emphatically, Jesus Christ was "wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon Him; and with His stripes we are healed." (Isaiah 53:5)  "That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bore our sicknesses." (Matthew 8:17)

The Bible says, "Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.  And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him." (James 5:14-15)

4.  TO THOSE WHO ARE EXPERIENCING FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES - Always remember that God is more than enough (El Shaddai) to meet your needs!  "But my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus." (Philippians 4:19)

"Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom.  For with the same measure that ye mete withal, it shall be measured to you again." (Luke 6:38)

St. Paul said, "But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully." (2 Corinthians 9:6-8)

5.  TO ALL WHO NEED FORGIVENESS, DELIVERANCE & ENCOURAGEMENT - Jesus Christ stands ready to help you.  Without hesitation, I invite you to call upon the Name of the Lord and be saved.

St. Paul declared, "Whosoever shall call on the Name of the Lord shall be saved." (Acts 2:21); "Casting al your cares upon Him; for He careth for you." (1 Peter 5:7)

He has the power to make you free!  Jesus said, "And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." (John 8:32)

There is absolutely nothing that God is unable to do.  He can do all things He wills to do because He is all powerful (omnipotent), all knowing and all wise (omniscient) and everywhere present at all times (omnipresent).

Jesus said, "If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth." (Mark 9:23); "With men this is impossible but not with God.  For with God all things are possible." (Mark 10:27)

The baptism of the Holy Spirit gives you a new impetusTHE BAPTISM OF THE HOLY SPIRIT GIVES
 YOU A NEW IMPETUS

"John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water, but One mightier than I cometh, the latchet of Whose shows I am not worthy to unloose: He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and fire." (Luke 3:16)

Jesus said: "But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto Me.. and unto the uttermost part of the earth."

"Afterward He appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat and upbraided them with their belief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen Him after He was risen."

"And He said unto them, Go ye into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature.  And these signs shall follow them that believe: In My name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall take up serpents; And if they drink any deadly thing it shall not hurt them.  They shall lay down their hands on the sick and they shall recover."

"So then after the Lord had spoken to them, He was received up into Heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.  And they went forth, and preached everywhere, the Lord working with them, and confirming the Word with signs following.   Amen." (Mark 16:14-20)

Jesus instructed His followers to be generous to God and fellowman and His blessings will follow.  Here are two of His promises for us all: "Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom.  For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again." (Luke 6:38)

"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you." (Matthew 6:33)  

DEAR FRIEND:  Please write with your prayer requests.  We will pray for you and I will write you back!  When you write, please ask for a free prayer cloth over which we have prayed with faith in Jesus' Name, for your deliverance and salvation.        - Pastor Max Solbrekken


There is power in the name of Jesus. How to fight the Devil, how to have POWER over the satan devilTHE CROSSROADS
 OF LIFE

by: Pastor Max Solbrekken, D.D.

"Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old Paths wherein is the good way and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.  But they said, we will not walk therein." (Jeremiah 6:16)

The prophet Jeremiah had a solution for the restlessness and fears that has beset the human family ever since the fall of Adam and Eve in Garden of Eden!  He had the answer to the turmoil, upheaval and injustice that has afflicted multitudes across the globe.  Jeremiah has a message from Almighty God for the great problems facing the masses of sinful, guilty and hurting mankind!

There are Biblical Solutions to Life's Difficult Situations! There are answers to the life-long problems caused by disobedience to the law of loving God with the whole heart, soul and spirit, and our neighbour as ourselves!

WE HAVE A SIN PROBLEM!

The real problem facing humanity is man is propensity to disobey, hate, demean, and harm our fellowman.  The real problem is not the neighbour you dislike, the corruption in government, or the thief who has ransacked your home.  The truth is plain and simple: "We have a sin problem."

The Holy Bible states, "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God." (Romans 3:23);  "But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life. For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." (Romans 6: 22, 23)

Sin is disobedience against God and His Word.  It is breaking God's Laws or Commandments.  From the original Greek and Hebrew Scriptures, the Bible has several words for sin, one being 'transgression' and another is 'iniquity.'  Sin is "Transgression of God's Law."

Sin is also defined as 'missing the mark' of the standard our Lord has set for us.  We are all sinners by birth, by nature and by choice!  Jesus Christ is perfect and He is the standard by which we must measure ourselves.  Sin comes from the inner man, which was depraved from birth.

Jesus said,  "But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart, and they defile the man.  For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies.  These are the things which defile a man but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man." (Matthew 15:19)

Sin separates man from God. The Bible states: "But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that He will not hear." (Isaiah 59:2)

Sin is unbelief, which rejects and denies God's Word: "He that believeth on Him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God." (John 3:18)

JEREMIAH'S SOLUTION!

"Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old Paths wherein is the good way and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, we will not walk therein."  (Jeremiah 6: 16)

Go down to the crossroads and see where each road leads.  Don't get on a road that takes you to nowhere or to dangerous places.  Don't try something new just because someone has hyped it to you.  They may have a sinister motive, like getting you hooked on drugs or lead you into a life of gambling.  Getting on the wrong road could destroy your future and eventually lead to a lost eternity.

The old Paths speaks of a true and tested lifestyle of love, caring, family, honesty, righteousness and compassion.  Yet, as the prophet declared, "But they said, we will not walk therein."

How true that is, even today!  People can hear the message of God's love and compassion repeatedly and even believe it, but allow themselves to be drawn into a worldly and a dangerous lifestyle!

SINNER : STOP, LOOK & LISTEN!

Sinner, backslider: Stop, look and listen.  There may be real trouble coming down the tracks heading toward you!  In your fevered pace of seeking pleasure, having so-called fun, stop in your pursuit of love, happiness, gain, position and place.  Stop long enough to evaluate what is going on in your life and the world about you.  Check out the consequences of the long term benefits or negative results!

Make an informed decision to return to the Old Path of Righteousness through a determined serious return to God through Jesus Christ our Lord.  You will then have guaranteed your future for time and eternity instead of having sold out to Satan only to have your future hijacked and your salvation despoiled!

The end results gained from walking on the old Path are enormous.  It pays in "rest for our souls."  It pays in peace, joy, love, forgiveness, guidance, spiritual power, divine healing, eternal life and Heaven forever!

Peace: "Seven times a day do I praise Thee because of Thy righteous judgments. Great peace have they which love Thy law: and nothing shall offend them." (Psalms 119: 164, 165)

Jesus said: "Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you.  Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid." (John 14: 27).  

St. Paul stated: "And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus." (Philippians 4: 7)

Love:  "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved."  (John 3: 16, 17)

St. John declares: "Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God, for God is love."  (1 John 4:7,8)

Forgiveness: "If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." (1 John 1: 8): "In Whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace."  (Eph. 1:7)

Holy Ghost Baptism: "John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water, but One mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire." (Luke 3:16); Jesus said: "But ye shall receive power after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth." (Acts 1:8)

Led by Holy Spirit: "Howbeit when He, the Spirit of Truth, is come, He will guide you into all truth: for He shall not speak of Himself; but whatsoever He shall hear, that shall He speak: and He will show you things to come. He shall glorify Me: for He shall receive of Mine, and shall shown it unto you. All things that the Father hath are Mine: therefore said I, that ye shall take of Mine, and shall show it unto you." (John 16: 13-15)

Divine Healing: "And He said unto them, Go ye into all the world and preach the gospel unto every creature, He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned, And these signs shall follow them that believe; In My name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall take up serpents and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover."  (Mark 16: 14-18)

Fellowship in Christ:  "That which we have we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son Jesus Christ. But if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin." (1 John 1:3,7)

"And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? For ye are the temple of the Living God, as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people. Wherefore come ye out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you. And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty." (2 Corinthians 6:16-18)

Eternal Life: "And this is eternal Life, that they may know Thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom Thou hast sent." (John 17: 3); "My sheep hear My voice, and I know them and they follow Me: And I give unto the eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of My Father's hand." (John 10: 27, 28)

"And this is the record that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son hath life. These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that they may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God." (1 John 5: 11-13)

ALL OTHER ROADS!

All other roads lead to Hell and destruction; heartbreak, torment, sorrows, prison, dead-end! The Bible says: "There is a way that seemeth right to a man but the end thereof are the ways of death."  (Proverbs 14:25);

"By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter; choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season."  (Hebrews 11:24,256:23)

SIN OF BACKSLIDING!

St. Paul wrote about the awesome responsibility preachers have to declare the whole truth and not weaken the Gospel through compromise. He warned about the deadly sin of backsliding and how to come back to the Heavenly Father through Jesus Christ. Like the Prodigal Son, it takes repentance and a willingness to turn back to God, forsaking sin and evil!

'For though I preach the Gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me: yea, woe is me, if I preach not the Gospel. But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway." (1 Corinthians 9: 16,27)

Almighty God calls us back to Him, if any are guilty of straying from His Word; "Come now, and let us reason together saith the Lord? though your sins be as scarlet they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool." (Isaiah 1:18).

JESUS calls us all: "Come unto ME, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of Me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light." (Matt.hew 11: 28-30)

:All that the Father giveth Me shall come to Me; and him that cometh to Me, I will in no wise cast out."  (John 6: 37); "Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear My voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and he will with Me." (Revelation 3:20)

I PLEAD THE BLOOD OF JESUS!

I stood in a courtroom filled to capacity with every race and nation all staring right at me. The judge walked in, took His seat and my crimes began to read. I raised my head as I looked at Him, when He said, "How do you plead?" I said, "I Plead the Blood!"

"I plead the Blood of Jesus, against the crimes you have read. I plead the blood of Jesus, they are covered as He said. For His death on Calvary, assured me I am FREE. There is now, no condemnation. Tis Jesus BLOOD I plead."

Then He read out all my crimes. Listed them one by one. And I was so ashamed of the awful things I had done. Then He looked again at me, This awesome fearful Judge. He said, How do you plead? I said, “I Plead the Blood!"

"I plead the Blood of Jesus, against the crimes you have read. I plead the blood of Jesus, they are covered as He said. For His death on Calvary, assured me I am FREE.  There is now, no condemnation. Tis Jesus BLOOD I plead." AMEN.


Satan is the enemy. We have power to defeat Satan. Acticle Satan Divides but God Unites by Pastor Max Solbrekken. Christ's Victory - Satan's Defeat. How to conquer the DevilSATAN DIVIDES BUT 
GOD UNITES
by: Pastor Max Solbrekken

Satan is the Father of the 'Divide and Conquer' doctrine which has been used effectively by totalitarian nations like the Nazis, Communists and Muslims and others in the centuries past.  Of course, He has used it in democratic countries, as well as others for centuries.

Therefore, it should not be a surprise that he has employed that disastrous tactic in almost all forms of government, academia, business, society, the home and even in the church!

It was LUCIFER who initiated the 'divide and conquer' strategy.  He alone is responsible for the divisiveness that is so prevalent in the world today, pitting nation against nation, race against race, gender against gender, brother against brother and man against God!  It was he was rose up in rebellion against his Creator.  It was Lucifer, the trusted archangel, who influenced one third of the holy angels of God to follow him in an unholy insurrection against the Almighty!

The Bible states: "And there was a was in Heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, and prevailed not, Neither was their place found any more in Heaven.  And the great Dragon was cast out, that old serpent called the Devil, and Satan, which deceived the whole world; he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him."

"And I heard a loud voice saying in Heaven; Now is come salvation, and strength, and the Kingdom of our God, and the power of His Christ; for the accuser of the Brethren is cast down which accused them before our God day and night.  And they overcame him by the BLOOD of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the end."

"Therefore rejoice, ye Heavens and ye that dwell in them.  Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea!  For the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath because he knoweth that he hath but a short time." (Revelation 12:7-12)

SATAN TURNED MAN AGAINST GOD

Satan is a cleaver manipulator, divider, destroyer and destabilizer!  He destroys individuals, marriages, homes, churches, communities, nations and civilization itself.  In the beginning he destroyed the beautiful relationship that our Heavenly Father had with ADAM and EVE, which has had a catastrophic effect on the human race ever since!

As a consequence, man was banished from the Garden of Eden, lost the beautiful Father/son intimacy with their Creator and God, Man's innocence and right to eternal life was snatched away as sin, fear and death loomed large before them, causing fear, guilt and a terror filled leap into an unknown future!

Almost immediately, the 'divide and conquer spirit' brought discord between the sons of Adam and Eve.  Satan injected jealousy into the heart of Cain again Abel, causing the first murder on planet earth.  It is not a natural impulse for a man to murder his brother, but Cain fell for Satan's lies and took his brother's life.  Murder has been duplicated millions of times over the centuries!

SATAN ENTICED JUDAS WITH GREED!

It is almost unbelievable that our Lord would choose twelve disciples and spend three years training and teaching them all about the Kingdom of God, righteousness, holiness, mercy, truth, Heaven and Hell, and one of them betrayed Him.  Jesus had nurtured the twelve Apostles, shared the deep mysteries of His incarnation, role as God's Paschal Lamb, His death, resurrection and coming Glory and yet His secretary Treasurer, JUDAS, stole from the Bag and eventually sold Him for 30 pieces of silver.

The Bible says: "And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill Him, for they feared Him. Then ENTERED SATAN into Judas surnamed Iscariot, being one of the twelve. And he went his way, and communed with the chief priests and captains, how he might betray Him unto them. And they were glad, and covenanted to give him money. And he promised and sought opportunity to betray Him unto them in the absence of the multitude." (Luke 22: 3-6)

JUDAS' betrayal of Jesus for money is a stark lesson to us of the sinister and evil mind set of Satan in his war against the Gospel and Christ's Body, His Church! Ever since then, the Devil has on numberless occasions found dishonest, jealous and greedy workers in God's Kingdom who take advantage of gullible, unsuspecting believers to support them economically and psychologically, often to their own hurt and that of the Church. Anyone who hurts the Church to gain his own ends is Satan's tool!

Remember, that Satan DIVIDES but Jesus UNITES. Satan divided man from God, but Jesus brought man back to God through His sacrificial death on the Cross!

MUSLIM NATIONS HATE ONE ANOTHER!

Fast forward to our time and see the rage, hate, dishonesty, pillage, mayhem and murder, happening now between Muslim nations, as they reach for the golden ring of power over their brethren. Although they hate each other, they hate Jews and Christians more and according to their teaching will one day rule the world through a Muslim Caliphate, led by the Grand Mahdi or the 12th Imam!

We believe that horrific 'Murderer in Chief'' could very well be the Antichrist who will be cast into the Lake of Fire together with the False Prophet and Satan himself. Here are Jesus' Words on the subject: "And the Devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the Beast (antichrist) and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night forever and ever." (Revelation 20: 10)

Their Sharia Law gives them the right to kill every Jew and Christian to set up a world Caliphate of Sharia Law. How Satan must exult in his evilness as he sees the raping, beheadings, torture and murders happening now in the Middle East, Africa and other nations by al-Qaeda, ISIS, Boko Haram, Taliban and the Muslim Brotherhood!

AN ENEMY HATH DONE THIS

"Another parable put He forth unto them, saying, The Kingdom of Heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: But while men slept his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way. But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares." (Matthew 13:24-26)

SATAN has been busy sowing tares among the wheat. He has infiltrated many churches with the promotion of his soft sell Gospel, greasy grace, easy believism, same-sex marriage, abortion, Chrislam and other damning doctrines!

The Bible warns: "These six things both the Lord Hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto Him...he that soweth DISCORD among brethren." (Proverbs 6:16-19)

"Now, I beseech you, brethren, Mark them which cause DIVISIONS and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned: and avoid them." (Romans 16:17)

St. Paul says: "Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves; for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.

"Now the God of peace that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, make you perfect, through the Blood of the Everlasting Covenant, make you perfect in every good work to do His will, working in you that which is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ: to Whom be glory forever and ever.  Amen."  (Hebrews 13:17, 20, 21)  PRAISE THE LORD!


DEAR FRIEND:  Please write with your prayer requests.  We will pray for you and I will write you back!  When you write, please ask for a free prayer cloth over which we have prayed with faith in Jesus' Name, for your deliverance and salvation.        - Pastor Max Solbrekken


PREPARE FOR BATTLE
by: Pastor Max Solbrekken, D.D.

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1 Peter 5:8 "Be sober, be vigilant, because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour."

THE DEVIL IS REAL, HE IS YOUR ENEMY.  THE DEVIL WANT TO DESTROY YOU

"....that through DEATH He might DESTROY him that had the power of death, that is the DEVIL: And DELIVER them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage." (Hebrews 2:14-15)

For the past 40 years, I have had the privilege of counseling people who have written, telephoned or approached me privately regarding family and personal problems or other crisis, in which they were deeply involved.

People often call, muttering on the other end of line, "Why did I do it? What makes me drink? I've got to pull myself together.  I'm losing my mind."

They often end up by saying, "I hadn't planned to do it, Pastor.  What went wrong"?  Or they might say, "The devil made me do it, the devil made me do it".

A few years ago a Hollywood comedian got a lot of laughs out of his supposedly funny quip, "The Devil Made Me Do It."  That doesn't seem funny anymore, after the movies that have stirred millions, like Rosemary's Baby, The Exorcist and The Omen.

The Son of Sam, the Hillside Strangler, Charles Manson and the Sharon Tate killings, together with ritualistic killings by the occultists and devil worshippers have proved that.  Homosexual murdered like John W. Gacey, who sexually violated little boys and then murdered them, have  left a solemn imprint on us all, regarding the devil's ability to make people do his bidding.

The Bible states that some people are led by the devil, to do evil things.  Those, however, who are taken captive by him - at his will - are able to extricate themselves from his evil grasp by calling upon Jesus Christ and trusting in His shed blood for the redemption of their souls!  "And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will." (2 Timothy 2:26)

Some time ago a Protestant denomination spent in excess of one million dollars to investigate and research the topic of demons and other related matters.  After a year of studies they came up with the conclusion that there is no devil.

Here is their reasoning: "If they would preach that there is a personal devil, people might become disturbed emotionally, so it's better to do away with the doctrine that there is a personal devil."   HOW ARROGANT, IGNORANT, UNCONSCIONABLE, DISHONEST & UNBIBLICAL.

Beloved, you can rely on God's Word and the truth is that there is indeed a very alive, real, personal devil that is the enemy of God and the enemy of man.  This however, does not disturb the children of God, because the Bible says:

Greater is He that is in you, that he that is in the world." (1 John 4:4)

This Scripture offers great comfort to multiplied millions of Christians.  Our faith in Jesus puts the devil on notice, that we are off limit to his insidious attacks and that we have the authority to disrupt his plans and purposes.

 how to have POWER over the satan devil, how to fight the devilWHEN OUR FAITH IS IN JESUS CHRIST - SATAN HAS NO POWER OVER US

The devil has absolutely no power over us when our faith is in Christ, for Jesus said: "Behold I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you." (Luke 10:19)

This Scripture offers great comfort to multiplied millions of Christians! Our faith in Jesus puts the devil on notice, that we are off-limit to his insidious attacks and that we have the authority to disrupt his plans and purposes.

He has absolutely no power over us when our faith is in Christ, for Jesus said:  "Behold I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy:  and nothing shall by any means hurt you". (Luke 10:19)  The Bible says "Submit yourselves therefore unto God.  Resist the devil, and he will flee from you."

As the demons were afraid of Jesus and fled when He commanded them to go, they must also obey us when we speak with faith and authority in the name of Jesus.

The demons screamed out, "Let us alone, what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? Art thou come to destroy us?  I know thee who thou art the Holy One of God.  Art thou come hither to torment us before our time"? (Mark 1:24)

You may say: "But that was Jesus"!  True!  How about a Spirit-filled deacon by the name of Philip who went down to Samaria and preached Christ to them?

Philip had such a great revival that the entire city came to hear him preach and multitudes received the Lord Jesus: "For unclean spirits, crying with loud voice, came out of many that were possessed with them: and many taken with palsies, and that were lame, were healed." (Acts 8:7)

The Holy Record reports that the devil's power was broken and evil spirits had to surrender to the commands of a Spirit-filled servant of God.  No wonder Philip had such power of the devil.  Jesus had promised: "And these signs shall follow them that believe; In My name shall they cast out devils." (Mark 16:17)

 how to fight the devil, the Devil, how to have POWER over the satan devil,PAUL CAST OUT THE SPIRIT OF DIVINATION

A fortune-teller troubled Paul and Silas in the city of Philippi for several days.  After the spirit of divination was discerned and cast out of her by St. Paul, she was unable to continue 'telling fortunes'.  Paul and Silas were jailed and bound in a dungeon, but God sent an earthquake to set them free.  And the jailer was converted through this great miracle.

"And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying: The same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most High God, which shows unto us the way of salvation.  And this did she many days.  But Paul, being grieved, turned and said to the spirit, I command thee in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her.  And he came out the same hour." (Acts 16:16-18)

The Scripture says: "And God wrought special miracles by the hands of Paul.  So that from this body were brought unto the sick, handkerchiefs and aprons, and the diseases departed from them, and the evil spirits went out of them." (Acts 19:11-12)

When the exorcists heard of St. Paul's success in casting of demons in Jesus' name, seven sons of a certain religious man tried unsuccessfully to duplicate that miracle.

Then certain of the vagabond Jews, Exorcists, took upon them to call over them which had evil spirits the name of the Lord Jesus saying, We adjure you by Jesus Whom Paul preacheth.  And there were seven sons of one Sceva, a Jew, and chief of the priests, which did so.  And the evil spirit answered and said, Jesus I know, and Paul I know: but who are ye?"

And the man in whom the evil spirit was leaped on them, and overcame them, and prevailed against them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded.  And this was known to all the Jews and Greeks also dwelling at Ephesus; and fear fell on them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified." (Acts 19:13-17)

The evil spirit within this possessed man cried out to the seven sons of Sceva.  "Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are ye"?  The original Greek actually reads: "Jesus I know, and Paul I am beginning to know".  Words had sprung through the devil's kingdom, and demons everywhere were talking about Paul's revivals.  They knew Jesus and they were beginning to know Paul, but who were these seven sons of Sceva?  They had no faith in God; they had no standing of righteousness, and the devil would not obey them.

The Bible records: "And when He (Jesus) had called unto Him His twelve disciples, He gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of diseases." (Matthew 10:1)  The Scripture declares that no only do we have power against unclean spirits, but we also have power over them.  "And he called unto him the twelve, and began to send them forth by two and two; and gave them power over unclean spirits;"  (Mark 6:7)

Our Lord Jesus gave the apostles power to cast out devils: "As ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand.  Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils:  freely ye have received, freely give." (Matthew 10:7-8)  The Holy Record states: "And they cast out devils, and anointed with oil many that were sick, and healed them." (Mark 6:13)

JESUS GAVE THE 70 HIS POWER TO CAST OUT DEVILS

"After these things the Lord appointed another seventy also, and sent them two and two before His face into every city and place, whither He Himself would come." (Luke 10:1)  The Bible says that they returned with great joy, and said: "Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through Thy name." (Luke 10:17)  To this Jesus answered: "I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven." (Luke 10:18)  Jesus was saying - I was there when the devil was defeated; I saw him cast out of heaven - I saw him fall as lightning to the earth.  I saw his power broken and his works destroyed.

God has given us power over the devil, evil spirits and demons. Learn how to battle SatanWE ALSO HAVE POWER OVER THE DEVIL, DEMONS & EVIL SPIRITS

Yes, we also have power over the devil.  We have POWER OVER THE DEVIL and POWER AGAINST THE DEVIL.  The Bible says, "Behold, I give unto you power to: tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you."  (Luke 10:19)

Satan had to obey when Jesus spoke to him!  Demons screamed out in terror when Jesus came near.  The devils trembled and feared and obeyed the command of the Master.  The devil, demons and evil spirits must also obey us, when we use the name of Jesus in faith.

JESUS CAME TO DESTROY SATAN'S WORK

The Bible says: "As He is, so are we in this world." (1 John 4:17)  NOW - TODAY.  We have His power today!  "Now are we the sons of God." (1 John 3:2)  We are children of God, heirs of God and joint heirs with Jesus Christ.  "And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together." (Romans 8:17)

JESUS SAID: "HE THAT BELIEVETH ON ME, THE WORKS THAT I DO SHALL HE DO ALSO"

No wonder Jesus said: "He that believeth on Me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto My Father." (John 14:12)  Yes, my beloved friend, you and I as Christians have power over the devil, we have power against the devil to bind him, to cast him out and to destroy the works of the devil.

The Bible says: "How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power; who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with Him." (Acts 10:38)  Jesus said: "The thief (the devil) cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy; I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly." (John 10:10)  No wonder St. John said: "For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil." (1 John 3:8)

Not only did Jesus come to this earth to destroy the works of the devil, but to destroy Satan himself.  The write to the Hebrews (probably St. Paul) states unequivocally: "Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, He also Himself likewise took part of the same; that through DEATH He might DESTROY him that had the power of death, that is the DEVIL; And to DELIVER them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage." (Hebrews 2:14, 15)

Satan, the devil is the hated enemy of man and GodSATAN - THE DEVIL IS THE HATED ENEMY OF GOD & MAN

Satan is the hated enemy of God and man, but our Lord has given His children power over him.

"There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh unto thy dwelling".  Jesus declared: "Nothing shall be any means hurt you".  "That wicked one cometh and hath nothing in Me."   St. Paul said, "Sin shall not have dominion over you."

THE DEVIL - SATAN HAS NO POWER OVER US

And our Lord stated, "I give unto you power over all the power of the enemy."  Jesus has given us power against all unclean spirits, to cast them out.  SATAN IS POWERLESS OVER US.

The Bible does not say that Satan has power over us; to put disease upon us, to make us fearful, to hurt us or to injure us.  A THOUSAND TIMES NO.

The Bible says: "Submit yourself therefore to God.  Resist the devil, and he will flee from you." (James 4:7)  "The devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour.  Whom resist steadfast in the faith." (1 Peter 5:8, 9)

IT IS TRUE - YOU AND I AS CHRISTIANS HAVE POWER OVER THE DEVIL

Jesus said: "I have overcome the world." (John 16:33)  St. Paul declared: "Nay, in all things we are more than conquerors through Him that loved us." (Romans 8:37)  The Apostle to the Gentiles cried out: "I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me." (Philippians 4:13)

The Word of God says: "Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?  Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him that loved us.  For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord." (Romans 8:35-39)

The Bible speaks of Satan's total defeat: "At the name of Jesus, every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father." (Philippians 2:10-11)  Praise God.

Jesus called the devil Satan, which means the ADVERSARY, and Satan is the adversary of God and the devil Satan is the adversary of man.  HE IS OUR GREATEST ENEMY!  The devil is responsible for sin, sickness, disease, fear, depression, torment and death.  Satan (the devil) conspired against God.  The devil led a revolt against the Almighty.  Satan (the devil) is indeed the adversary.  St. Peter said: "Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour." (1 Peter 5:8)

The Scripture tells us about a man who planted good seed in a field and in the morning, tares had sprung up among the wheat.  The husbandman said: "An enemy hath done this." (Matthew 13:28)

YES - THE DEVIL IS YOUR WORST ENEMY

Yes, my beloved friend, the devil is your enemy!  The devil works through the flesh, through the world through his evil emissaries, the demons.  Satan (the devil) is highly organized; the devil is out to defeat the purposes of God even though he knows he has NO chance of succeeding, for he has been defeated.

On Calvary's cross Jesus cried, "It is finished." (John 19:30)  The Greek word that Jesus used here is tetelastai.  Tetelestai means that the work of Christ to redeem lost mankind has been completed.

Jesus cried out "Tetelestai", bowed His head and gave up the ghost.  At that moment the veil in the temple in Jerusalem was torn from its top to the bottom, opening the way to God through His Son's vicarious death on the cross.  The word 'tetelstai' comes from a Greek verb teleo, which has three essential meanings:

Jesus was born to destroy the works of the devil, satanto finish something
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the Devil, how to have POWER over the satan devil, how to fight the devil to pay what is owed

Jesus Christ had just completed the plan of the ages, the salvation of the human race.  He had fulfilled every Old Testament Scriptures that the prophets had written about the coming Messiah, and He had paid our sin debt in full so that we could be saved.

Three days and three nights later, God raised Jesus Christ from the dead for our justification, and forever sealed the doom of the devil in the lake of fire. (Acts 2:31-34;  Acts 3:14-15;  Acts 4:1, 10;  Romans 1:4)

SPIRITUAL WARFARE - THE BATTLE WE ARE FIGHTING IS A SPIRITUAL BATTLE

The Bible reveals that the battle we are fighting is NOT CARNAL.  It is not a natural, ordinary battle, but is of a spiritual nature.  We have God's weapons and we have power with God over the devil.  "For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds; Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itseldf against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ." (2 Corinthians 10:4)

We have power over the devil (Luke 10:19) for we are ambassadors of the kingdom of God. (2 Corinthians 5:20)  We are servants of the living God; (Romans 6:22) sons and daughters of God; (2 Corinthians 6:18) heirs and joint-heirs with Christ. (Romans 8:17)

We are bone of Jesus' bone and flesh of His flesh; (Ephesians 5:30) our bodies are the temples of the Holy Ghost, (1 Corinthians 6:19) and we are members of the body of Christ. (1 Corinthians 12:27)

Sin does not have dominion over us. (Romans 6:14)  Satan (the devil) does not have power over us.  We have power over the flesh, the world and the devil, because we are God's people.  We are God's children. (Galatians 3:26)  As He is, so are we in this world! (1 John 4:17)  The Bible states that the 'Old Man' is dead and that we are "hid with Christ in God"! (Colossians 3:3)

The Scriptures reveal that there are demons who work against God's children and against God's will: "Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand, and to chasten thyself before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come for thy words."

"But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days: but, lo, Michael, one of the chief princes came to help me; and I remained there with the kings of Persia." (Daniel 10:12-13)

I believe that Satan is highly organized and has some powerful generals, captains, lieutenants and others in his diabolical army, whose duty is to harass, tempt, condemn, seduce, deceive, destroy, steal, kill and murder God's children and try to thwart the purposes of God and do harm to His kingdom.

The Bible says: "Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus." (Philippians 2:5)  We can have the mind of Christ.  "Let the word of God dwell in you richly." (Colossians 3:16)  Jesus is the Living Word and the Bible is the written word.  When we read the Bible and allow God's Word free course, Christ dwells within us.  Upon receiving Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour, Christ is formed within us and we are born again.  The Bible says: "If any man have not met the Spirit of Christ, he is none of His." (Romans 8:9)

When we receive the baptism of the Holy Ghost, however, the Holy Spirit fills us and takes up permanent residence within us.  Jesus said: "He is with you and He shall be in you."  The Bible says: "And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost..." (Acts 2:4)

Even though the devil is highly organized and seeks to destroy us, and even though he is constantly try to afflict, depress and torment, we can drive him out: "Draw nigh to God and He will draw nigh to you."  When you draw nigh to God and God draws nigh to you, you receive power over the devil.  The Bible says: "If our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God.  And whatsoever we ask, we receive of Him..." (1 John 3:21-22)

The Scripture says: "There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit." (Romans 8:1)  Sin is what destroys the confidence we have in God.  Sin is a faith destroyer.  Sin destroys our confidence in God and in ourselves and allows the devil to slip in with his evil, devious, wicked and sinister devices to harass us, stop us, or destroy us.

We have power over him, however, for the Bible says: "They overcame him (the devil) by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony." (Revelation 12:11)  We can stop the devil, for the Bible says: "When the enemy, (the devil) shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of God shall lift up a standard against him." (Isaiah 59:19)  The standard that the Holy Spirit lifts up stops the devil and he can proceed only so far; he can go no further.

The devil complained to God: "You have put a hedge around Job.  You are protecting him."  And that's true, God has placed a hedge around His people, and I believe that when the devil comes in like a flood to destroy, kill and murder, the Spirit of God raises up a standard to stop him. We are surrounded by the power of the Lord.

We are covered with His blood and filled with His Spirit.  The Word of God is within our hearts.  We have the name of Jesus on our lips, the angels protect us and we have brothers and sisters in Christ who pray for us and stand with us.  These are some of the agencies God used for our benefit.

Yes indeed, when the enemy - the devil - shall come in like a flood to devastate and destroy, the Spirit of God will lift up a standard against him and stop him! The devil is like a dog on a leash, with only limited capabilities.

SATAN CAN ONLY GO SO FAR

If God hadn't allowed the devil to attack Job, Satan couldn't have touched him.  God gave the devil permission to touch Job's cattle, and his body, but not his life. (Job 2:6)  Satan had to leave the presence of God to smite Job with sore boils.  The Bible instructs us to remember the patience of Job and the end of the Lord.  Job was sick for approximately six months to a year, and then God healed him. He lived for another 140 years and never had another boil, as far as the Scriptures record.

God gave Job twice as much as he had before the devil afflicted him.  Many people laughingly speak about Job's boils and say that Christians have to suffer similarly, but the Bible records the "patience of Job" and it also speaks about "the end of the Lord". (James 5:11)  The end of the Lord was blessing, prosperity, healing, health, joy, peace and power over the devil.

St. Paul wrote to Timothy: "God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind." (2 Timothy 1:7)  Evidently, Timothy was afraid and St. Paul writing to his son in the faith saying: "You don't have to be afraid, Timothy.  God hasn't given us a spirit of fear."  Fear is a spirit and fear hath torment. The Scripture says: "Perfect love casts out fear." (1 John 4:18)

Fear is an evil spirit.  God has not given us any evil spirits; He has given us power over evil spirits.

God has not given us a spirit of fear, but God has given us a spirit of power:  Power over fear:  power of sin:  power over the devil:  power over sickness:  power over disease and even power over death, which is the last enemy.

It seems that Timothy had gotten cold in his soul, because St. Paul wrote: "...that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands...Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me His prisoner:  but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God." (2 Timothy 1:6,8)

Apparently, Timothy had become ashamed of St. Paul and he was afraid of persecution; afraid that he would also be persecuted.  Paul said: "You don't need to be afraid; God didn't give you that; the devil put that on you.  God has given you power, love and a sound mind."  Hallelujah.

BE PREPARED FOR BATTLE - - PUT ON THE WHOLE ARMOUR OF GOD

Writing to the Ephesians, St. Paul stated. "Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might.  Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.  For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places."

"Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.  Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; and your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;"

"Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.  And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is he word of God;  Praying always with al prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints." (Ephesians 6:10-11)

Satan is organized and has power, but God has all power.  God is omnipotent.  The devil has wisdom, but God has all wisdom.  He is omniscient.  The Wicked One, Satan is strong, but God has all strength.  The Adversary (Satan) has many demons working for him, but God has more angels than Satan has evil spirits.  Satan has many lost souls in his camp, but God has hundreds of millions of believers across the world, that are equipped with His mighty power.  And one man with God's power is a majority.

JESUS GAVE US POWER OVER ALL THE POWER OF THE ENEMY (THE DEVIL, SATAN, DEMONS, EVIL SPIRITS)

Jesus Christ said, "Behold, I give unto you power over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you."  The Scripture says that 'one day' an angel will come from heaven and bind Satan, casting him into the bottomless pit for a thousand years.  It won't take ten thousand angels; it won't take a hundred angels' it will take one angel to bind the devil and cast him into the pits of hell forever.  (Revelation 20:1-3)  Hallelujah!  Amen.


Salvation,salvation articles,salvation Bible scriptues verses, what is salvationWHAT MUST I DO 
TO BE SAVED?

Jesus said, "Come unto Me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." (Matthew 11:28)

Yes, my dear friend, God is still in the business of setting men and women free from their sins, sorrows, heartbreaks, fears and troubles.  In this age of frustrations, nervous tensions and mental collapses, Jesus Christ is still granting peace to the troubled, joy to the discouraged, strength to the weary and healing to the sick!

How can I be saved? You must admit you are a sinner1 - YOU MUST ADMIT THAT YOU ARE A SINNER

The Bible says, "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God." (Rom. 3:23) "All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord hath laid on Him the iniquity of us all." (Isaiah 53:6)

Anti-christ 666, the beast. Names of the anti-christ, facts about anti-christ, Revelation and the anti-christ2 - YOU MUST BELIEVE THAT JESUS CHRIST IS THE SON OF GOD

You MUST believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, that Jesus died on the cross, was buried and rose again from the dead.

"That whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have eternal life. He that believeth on Him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already." (John 3:15,18) "Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth My word, and believeth on Him that sent Me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life." (John 5:24)

Anti-christ 666, the beast. Names of the anti-christ, facts about anti-christ, Revelation and the anti-christ3 - YOU MUST REPENT OF YOUR SINS

The Bible says: "Except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish." (Lu.13:3) "Let the wicked forsake his way and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and He will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon." (Isaiah 55:7)

Anti-christ 666, the beast. Names of the anti-christ, facts about anti-christ, Revelation and the anti-christ4 - YOU MUST RECEIVE JESUS CHRIST AS YOUR SAVIOUR

The Bible says: "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life." (John 3:16)

"Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear My voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with Me." (Rev. 3:20) "He that hath the Son hath life: and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life." (1 John 5:12)

Anti-christ 666, the beast. Names of the anti-christ, facts about anti-christ, Revelation and the anti-christ5 - YOU MUST CONFESS JESUS CHRIST AS YOUR LORD

The Bible says: "That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation." (Romans  10:9-10)

"Whosoever shall confess Me before men, him shall the Son of man confess before the angels of God: But he that denieth Me before men shall be denied before the angels of God." (Luke 12:8, 9)


Salvation,salvation articles,salvation Bible scriptues verses, what is salvationHOW DO I INVITE 
JESUS CHRIST INTO MY LIFE?

Pray to God, a prayer - from your heart.  

Tell Him that you are a sinner and that you need forgiveness.  Tell him that you believe Jesus Christ died for your sins.  Tell him that you are willing to change, to turn away from sin.  Ask Jesus Christ to come into your heart and life and be your personal Saviour.

"But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name." (John 1:12)

"Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new." (2 Corinthians 5:17)

If you prayed and ask Jesus Christ into your heart - YOU HAVE NOW RECEIVED THE GIFT OF SALVATION - YOU HAVE BECOME A CHILD OF GOD.  God Bless You.


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BIBLE SCRIPTURES ON:
Satan, the Devil, evil, evil spirits, demons, the full amour of God

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingRevelation 20:1-3 - (kjv) - "Behold, I give unto you power over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you."  The Scripture says that 'one day' an angel will come from heaven and bind Satan, casting him into the bottomless pit for a thousand years.  It won't take ten thousand angels; it won't take a hundred angels' it will take one angel to bind the devil and cast him into the pits of hell forever."

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingEphesians 6:10-11  - (kjv) - "Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might.  Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.  For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places."

"Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.  Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; and your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;"

"Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.  And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is he word of God;  Praying always with al prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints."

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healing2 Timothy 1:7  - (kjv) - "God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind."

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healing1 Peter 5:8  - (kjv) - "Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour."

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingHebrews 2:14-15  - (kjv) - "Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, He also Himself likewise took part of the same; that through DEATH He might DESTROY him that had the power of death, that is the DEVIL; And to DELIVER them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage."

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingJohn 10:10 - (kjv) - "The thief (the devil) cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy; I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly."

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healing1 John 4:4 - (kjv) - "Greater is He that is in you, that he that is in the world."

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingMatthew 6:9-10 - (kjv) - After this manner therefore pray ye:  Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name...Thy kingdom come.  They will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingLuke 10:19 - (kjv) - "Behold I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you."

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healing1 John 5:14-15 - (kjv) - And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: .. And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingPhilippians 2:13 - (kjv) - For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Divine healing, divine healing,sermons on audio, divine healing scriptures verses healingRomans 8:32 - (kjv) - He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?


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