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Resist the Lies of The Devil by Walking in The Promises (Video)

The lies of the devil have caused most of the problems in our world today. It’s not just the lies, but the fact that so many of the world’s population actually believe the lies. Have you ever wondered why there is such an increase in emotional and psychological problems? … Have you ever wondered why there is such an increase in drug addiction? … Psychological problems, drug addiction and suicide are caused primarily from listening to the lies of the devil. So, follow me along to discover how to “Resist the lies of the devil by walking in the promises.” After watching this video please share with others.

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Resist the Lies of The Devil by Walking in The Promises

The lies of the devil have caused most of the problems in our world today. It’s not just the lies, but the fact that so many of the world’s population actually believe the lies. Have you ever wondered why there is such an increase in emotional and psychological problems? It’s reported in 2014 that 91% of the population would seek a mental health professional if they had a problem. Have you ever wondered why there is such an increase in drug addiction? It’s also reported that in the same year that 8 million Americans battled both drug addiction and a mental health disorder concurrently. Perhaps the most alarming statistic to me was the increased numbers in suicide globally. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Worldwide, 800,000 people die due to suicide every year, according to the World Health Organization. The shocking fact is the Church is not exempt from these problems. Psychological problems, drug addiction and suicide are caused primarily from listening to the lies of the devil. So, follow me along to discover how to “Resist the lies of the devil by walking in the promises.”

Before we look at the promises let’s look at the lies of the devil that’s causing so much destruction to humanity. The first lie is that the blight of sin can never be truly erased. All the horrible things you ever did in the past or were a witness too will be with you for the rest of your life. No matter how hard you try to move on from the old life it will always be there to pull you down causing you untold heartache. This lie has led many into a life of drug addiction, endless counseling or worst yet suicide. The second lie is likened unto it by telling the population that God does not have the answers to your problems because the Bible is not sufficient for the modern age. They say, “A modern age needs modern solutions, discounting the fact that Jesus Christ is the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end.” As our Creator He knows more about us and our needs than anyone else. Finally, the third big lie of the devil is that humans are weak and sinful, so it would be impossible for them to participate in the divine nature. This idea would be totally foreign to a godless world allowing this lie to take root among the pagans. These three big lies along with many others from the devil has kept the biggest part of humanity in bondage. Furthermore, this bondage is increasing daily. Of course, we should know that Satan’s desire is to enslave the entire human race before Christ returns. Are you a prisoner or have you been set free?

If you want to break free from this bondage, then we need to learn how to walk in God’s great and precious promises. The first is found in the Bible, let’s read it together II Corinthians 5:17, “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” Of course, this promise is only available to the new creation. The person who has faith believing that God will make him or her into a new creation. Logic dictates that a new creation cannot have any of the old creature still existing in the new. Although God will take the rest of your life here on the planet growing you from one degree of glory to another, it does not negate the fact that the old life, past tense, has passed away. Through faith you have been forgiven and your past sins are never to be remembered again by God. This new creation has the heart of stone replaced with a heart of flesh where everything changes (See Ezekiel 11:19). Your likes and dislikes change. You are changed from the inside out. Quite differently from the world that just wants to change the outside through behavior modification. Your whole attitude about life and others completely change. If it were not for your familiar face even your closest friends would no longer recognize you. Unless you plan on calling God a liar then we must believe this truth and walk in this promise. We must resist the lies of the devil.

Remember, the second lie of the devil is that God does not give us everything we need for life and godliness. So, what is God’s promise? Let’s look in the Bible together, “According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue” (II Peter 2:3). Through the knowledge of Him. The more we learn about Christ through the indwelling Spirit the more we learn how to live a righteous life in an unrighteous world. In fact, it is the indwelling Spirit’s job to lead us into all truth (See John 16:13). To bring to our memories all that Christ taught when He walked upon the earth. Of course, this promise will do you little good if you don’t believe it. On the other hand, if you do believe in this promise then you will spend all the time necessary researching the Bible for the answers that’s applicable for every age, including the modern age. You will spend enough time listening to the Spirit allowing Him to either lead you to the appropriate Scripture or speaking directly to your spirit, keeping in mind that His words will never nullify the Bible. Finally, you will receive counsel from other believers who are walking in this promise. Unless you plan on calling God a liar then we must believe this truth and walk in this promise. We must resist the lies of the devil.

Remember, the third lie of the devil says that as weak sinful human beings we are unable to participate in the divine nature. So, what is God’s promise. Let’s look at the sufficient Word of God, the Bible. “Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust” (II Peter 1:4). By these promises; believing in and walking in them will allow us to actually participate in the divine nature. Praise God. By the time we get to walking in the divine nature our past life is just a distant memory. You have been growing spiritually by putting off the old life and putting on the new life of righteousness becoming every day more like your risen LORD Jesus Christ. You have been walking in the Spirit moving you further away from the world’s counsel and closer to only listening to God’s Holy Counsel. Now you are truly seeing things differently as you begin to enjoy the tremendous blessing of participating in the divine nature. To do so changes your priorities, changes your longings and your desires. You won’t remember the exact time it happened, but you know that your heart is so much more tender than ever before. You feel as though you can reach up and touch the face of God. Unless you plan on calling God a liar then we must believe this truth and walk in this promise. We must resist the lies of the devil.

When we believe and walk in the promises of God then you will no longer suffer as the world suffers. You will no longer be held in bondage to your old sin nature but set free to live a new life in Christ. You will with God’s help and the temporary help of a qualified medical professional be able to stop your addiction. All your emotional and psychological problems of your old life will eventually fade away with the help of the indwelling Spirit and other qualified believers that are walking in the same promises. All your previous thoughts of suicide will also pass away as you walk in the new life learning how to turn everything over to the risen Lord and learning how to listen to His counsel alone. The Church should be the lighthouse to a lost and dying world by giving them hope of a new life free from all the pain and suffering of the past life. Dear friend, it’s not too late to pass this message onto your family and friends. It’s not too late to ask Jesus Christ to come into their lives, forgiving them of their past sins and making them into a new creation where they too can participate in the divine nature. Stop listening to the lies of the devil and start by listening to God’s truth.

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God Speaks to Me and I Am Not Insane (Video)

Contrary to public opinion, God speaks to me and I am not insane. In fact, God has been speaking to humans since the time of creation. So, to have an individual in our day claiming that a person hearing Jesus or God to be insane is not only sad but shows themselves to be an unbeliever resting under the wrath of God and eternal damnation. To claim that God does not communicate with His beloved creation is to put them in league with the devil. Join me in a movement to let our voices be heard to a deaf and dying world that says, “God Speaks to Me Too and I Am Not Insane. After watching the video please share with others.

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God Speaks to Me and I Am Not Insane

Contrary to public opinion, God speaks to me and I am not insane. In fact, God has been speaking to humans since the time of creation. The first incident was recorded in the Old Testament of the Bible when God spoke to man. The Bible says, “And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die” (Genesis 2:16-17). Man and woman were both created perfectly after the image of God. Their bodies were designed to live hundreds and hundreds of years. The Bible says that Methuselah lived to be 969 years old. Only modern man with his so called higher learning tries to explain this away in his theory of evolution. Their cognitive ability was also amazing in that man was able to name all the living creatures in the world and determined that none were considered as a suitable help mate. The assumption is that he could also recall their names. The Bible says, “And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him” (Genesis 2:20).

They also had the great ability to keep and maintain, no doubt a most beautiful garden in all creation, unlike the humans we hear about that evolved from the stone age man. The Bible says, “And the LORD God took the man and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it” (Genesis 2:15). They were also made in God’s image, no doubt very intelligent, which required both speaking and listening. The Bible records one of many conversations between God and man, one in particular is of great interest because it shows personality and depth of conversation. Let’s listen in, the Bible says, “And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou? And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself. And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?” (Genesis 3:9-11). Of course, the conversation continued for some time with man first blaming the woman who God had given to him, so in essence blaming God as well. Then the woman chimed in by blaming the serpent (or the old devil), where at that point God communicated the punishment for both the man and the woman and the serpent. Don’t think for a moment that man and woman created by God can’t hear His words.

This two-way communication continued for thousands of years with select individuals, prophets and priests. the Bible says, “Thus saith the Lord” became a common refrain in the Old Testament spoken by select men who spoke for God as His mouth piece. From Moses and Aaron down through the centuries to include Kings, Priests and Prophets who all spoke to others what they had heard directly from God. Then with the coming of Jesus Christ and the offer of salvation for all of humanity communication between God and man became possible for any who had faith. The Bible says, “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me” (John 10:27). A whole book could be written just on this one verse. But suffice it to say that true followers of Christ can discern if the voice they hear is from Christ or their own vain imagination. As true believers we can easily discern if the voice is from God or from the devil. The point is we can and do hear the voice of our Great Shepherd and it’s quite appalling that someone would question the mental stability of millions of people and if all the people were added throughout the centuries the number would be in the billions.

With the coming of the Holy Spirit communication with God became even more intimate. The voice of God came quietly through the Spirit along with a warming in the heart or what we as Christians consider as the touch of God. We all desire that divine touch that’s sweeter than the honeycomb that stops time it self allowing us to momentarily bask in the divine light of His glory. The touch that brings back a faint memory or a word from Holy Scripture allowing us to experience an incredibly unexpected union with God. The divine touch that allows us to arise above our pain and suffering as if they never existed feeling a great inner strength of renewal. Praise God for His divine touch that often accompanies the voice of God. To say that we cannot hear the voice of God is beyond reproach especially if we are labeled as insane for hearing God. One of the wonders of coming to Christ in faith is hearing the word of God and feeling His divine touch. As a pastor for many years I have personally witnessed this when people surrendered their lives to God and His authority over them. When they recounted that God was indeed speaking to their heart. Furthermore, every true preacher only preaches and teaches what they receive directly from God.

So, to have an individual in our day claiming that a person hearing Jesus or God to be insane is not only sad but shows themselves to be an unbeliever resting under the wrath of God and eternal damnation. To claim that God does not communicate with His beloved creation is to put them in league with the devil. So, I conclude by asking every person reading or listening to this article as a Tribulation Radio Show to pray earnestly for this un-named individual that God will open their eyes and also their ears to His divine voice. Let them apologize to God publicly and let the children rejoice. Join me in a me-too movement to let our voices be heard to a deaf and dying world that we do hear God and we are not insane. Amen

In conclusion, it only takes one person making this outrageous statement that a Christian claiming to hear God is insane. This may very well open Pandora’s Box for others to make similar statements leading a national movement against Christianity. A movement that in time will require every Christian to undergo psychological counseling and the administering of psychiatric drugs to cure their supposed mental illness. Therefore, I implore Christians everywhere to join me in a new movement of proclaiming to the world that God speaks to me TOO and I am not insane. Say it wherever you go, God speaks to me too and I am not insane. Post it on Social Media, put on your signs, write it in your emails, and speak to your friends … let the world know that God speaks to ME TOO and I am not insane.

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Three Great Powers to Overcome the Wiles of the Devil

The lukewarm church and the religious cult are both powerless to stand against the wiles of the devil. Both are missing the power of love, the power of forgiveness and the power of the resurrection – three great powers to overcome the wiles of the devil. Satan and the unclean spirits (or fallen angels) are incapable of overcoming these three great powers made manifest in God’s true children, the faithful remnant. This is good news for the end time saints who have witnessed the influence of Satan to capture so many in our day. Addiction to prescription drugs, both pain killers and psychiatric, have decimated the population leaving most under the control of demonic influence and the power of sin. A lukewarm church has done little in equipping the believers to stand against the wiles of the devil. The religious cult has robbed the believers of their power to stand against the trickery and deception of Satan. Psychiatry and the medical professionals are throwing different labels on people at the speed of light to explain their bizarre and unbelievable behavior. The world, the lukewarm church, and the religious cults are powerless to stand against the wiles of the devil. On the other hand, true believers have that power. Continue reading Three Great Powers to Overcome the Wiles of the Devil