God Truly Hears Those Who Seek Him & Cry Out For His Help

An Account by Pastor Nate

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At 12:17 A.M. on the morning of December 1st, 2015 I heard in my head, aka my spirit—NOT my physical hearing, “Do not interfere with _______, unless he instigates it and then I will _________” (The underscore lines ___ indicates that I did not retain the exact wording of what was said in those particular areas, but I am 99.9% sure of the words quoted in bold…In fact, I will never forget them!)

I then heard a short pause and very clearly I heard the words, “Or you will have the God of Righteous Indignation upon you!” It wasn’t extremely loud, nor was it particularly angry or aggressive, but anyone with a pound of common sense knew the words were from the living God and it was not a threat….IT WAS A PROMISE! As evidence of this fact, almost immediately I might add, I heard a very angry verbal reaction from the voice on the receiving end saying, “He just had to throw that in there!” (He was referencing the promise the Lord made about bringing righteous indignation upon him if he persisted in interfering) I then heard a crashing sound like metal on metal sound. I cannot even begin to speculate what this might have been, but it was unmistakable that the voice on the receiving end was angry as heck and throwing a child-like tantrum.

(THE 2nd BEST PART) About 5 minutes goes by, which seemed a like an eternity at this point as I was just lying there motionless in my bed and then I hear a very firm, but clear voice say, “DO YOU UNDERSTAND?” I cannot remember if I was crying at this point or not, but as I start to feel God’s love envelope my entire body, I know beyond any doubt that this firm, but yet loving voice, belongs to the creator of the universe and that he alone is worthy of all Power, all Glory, all Honor and all Praise! As these thoughts were racing through my mind at thousands per second I hear this very faint and sub-servient voice say, “Yes”. Whatever the entity was it knew beyond any doubt who was addressing and it had no intentions of arguing or resisting. It simply affirmed YES and then fell silent.

(THE BEST PART) It is the following morning…. and I am very proud to report…. that I have no headache, no sluggishness and I do not have a deep seated tiredness within me as I did yesterday. I am energetic again and I am on fire to serve my Lord & Savior Jesus Christ!! Praise his great and mighty name!!

Three Important Observations:

First, I don’t know if the voice on the receiving end was Satan’s or a high ranking principality, such as a fallen angel for instance. Whichever the case, this entity clearly had the power to put false words into my head as well as cause me pain on the right side of my head, sluggishness in my legs and a deep seated tiredness in my body. This went on for about a 10-12 hour period the day before, which was Monday November 30, 2015. For the record I have also experienced this previously, but I was not made privy to how Father removed it or stopped it. Clearly this time I was and I stand in absolute awe of his confident power and his non-wavering commitment to protecting those who seek him. I PRAISE YOU FATHER GOD! In the name of Jesus I do this openly and proudly!

Secondly, given what Father said to the entity, it is quite apparent the entity did NOT have the legal authority to do what it had done to me. This shows the willingness for Satan and his cohorts of eternal fire to do everything they can, both with legal authority and without legal authority, to hurt what God loves. In my mind they will take great risk in trying to hurt anyone who follows God. After all, can you imagine having to be threatened by God himself with, “Righteous Indignation” being brought down upon you? I could hardly stand the aforementioned attacks, let alone if God himself was coming against me! Can you imagine!?!

Thirdly, I absolutely believe I was allowed to hear this exchange for the primary purpose of learning from it and bringing this huge learning opportunity to you. This is front lines stuff folks and you cannot put a value on the benefit of understanding how things work in the unseen world.

In closing , I would like to point out that Poppa also allowed me to witness this exchange because he wants us to know how much he loves us and that he will ALWAYS….BAR NONE…stand by his word! In this particular case I used the last part of Matthew 28 verse 20 when crying out to him for relief, and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Amen! The part you don’t know is that I got down on my knees yesterday, crying out to the Lord for help, and I used this verse and humbly asked my Jesus for his help and not to leave me to fight this battle alone. It is important to note this was after using every spiritual warfare tool at my disposal. I rarely, if ever, go to Father and just expect him to remove something unless I have first exhausted what he told us to do in the Bible. Anyway, needless to say folks, our savior showed up in spades and per the usual the lying deceiver fled. The good news for us, and what I want you to remember here, is the enemy will NEVER EVER be able to stand up to the power of Jesus and what he did for us on the cross. If you are at your wits end and you are truly seeking redemption through Jesus Christ then call his name and see the King of Glory do miracles in your life. Amen and Praise his name!

Yours in Christ Forever and Always,

Pastor Nate

www.deliverancerevolution.org

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“How to Anoint Your Home, Business, Vehicle, Electronics or Personal Property”

To Help Keep Demons, Curses, Witchcraft, Voodoo, Evil Eye, Substance Abuse, Murder, Pestilence, Violence, Crimes, Sexual Immorality, Etc., Away From Your Home, Property, Business, Electronics, Neighborhood, Children, Husband, Wife and Yourself; follow the simple instructions below.

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Instructions – Applying Holy Water or Oil:
Purchase Holy Water or Holy Oil from your local Christian Book Store. It should be consecrated in the name of Jesus Christ already, but if not, or you don’t have a place to purchase Holy Water or Holy Oil, then call Pastor Nate and I will walk you through it. (Note: Someone please remind me to make a video on how to consecrate Holy Water or Holy Oil)

Step 1 – Once the Water or Oil is consecrated….aka Anointed….then by using your index finger, put a cross on any place, person or thing you want to be free of demonic infestation or influence. For instance, I have a room in my office where I pray, change clothes and sometimes lay down and sleep. I have a cross of oil above the air mattress, (where I lay down and sleep sometimes) the window, the interior door and all 4 walls. So dab some oil or water on your index finger and simply make a cross in areas like the above. As always these are suggestive so don’t over complicate this. If you have a lap top or desk top computer in this room then be sure and anoint it with the oil or water. By now you should have already figured out that the enemy can very easily operate your cell phone (especially I-Phone type phones as the buttons respond to energy via your touch and spirits are pure energy so it’s very easy for them to manipulate your phone)

Step 2- Then say these words: “Father, in the name of mighty Jesus I come to you with (say which one) “Holy Water” or “Anointed Oil” and I use it to designate the following areas, objects, people, places or things (again, say which one it is) for the kingdom of Heaven through what Jesus did on the cross for me. According to Ephesians 1: 21 Jesus name is the name above all names and 2 Samuel 7:29 says, Therefore now let it please thee to bless the house of thy servant, that it may continue forever before thee: For thou, O Lord GOD, hast spoken it: and with thy blessing let the house of thy servant be blessed forever.”

Step 3 – Then Command out the Enemy: “All demonic and evil forces of darkness I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to get out of “__________” (state what it is…a person, place or thing). This is now Kingdom property and under the power and control of Jesus Christ. All access by you has been removed by Jesus Christ and unless you have the express permission of Jesus Christ, or legal authority to access these areas, then I hereby remove you, and forbid you from ever coming back, through the power of Jesus Christ’s Blood! I command you now, “Get Out! Go Now! In the name of Jesus Christ and DO NOT COME BACK….EVER!”

(Take a minute here and begin thanking God, in the name of Jesus, for the freedom and protection he affords you. Thanks and Praise is right up there in the top 3 things you need to be doing in your prayer and worship life)

Be aware, if you see no change or difference in the area you are trying to sanctify then this means there is a legal authority or strong-hold. Simply put, call Pastor Nate or some other Deliverance/Exorcist minister of your choosing. You will most likely need assistance in petitioning Jesus to lose you from the grip of the enemy.

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Dear Fellow Worshipper & Lover of Jesus Christ,

Please read this blog post and then watch the below video on the Kenyan Orphans & Widows that the Deliverance Revolution Ministry has been trying to support for many months now. This is a need that God brought to the Deliverance Revolution Ministry several months ago and we have been attempting to provide financial help to them for food, blankets, clothing, medicine, etc, etc… and the list goes on and on. These living-breathing precious souls are in Bungoma County Kenya and through no fault of their own need your help. The video link below and the two past articles from the blog will shed some back ground on the past progress we have made and the obstacles the Lord has led us through. It seems to me that God brought them to us and us to them! Praise the Lord and I shall do all I can to provide for the needs of these 400+ individuals. I learned today that I am there only financial support they have in the United States. I believe part of my mission, besides contributing a good size percentage of my ministry’s income, is to garner attention/support for them in the United States. From a worldly view point this is an “Emergency” and needs our attention. Naturally, since I attend FreeChapel.org here in the states I am attempting to get financial support from them as well, but so far the support has only been the support received through the Deliverance Revolution Ministry. I could go on forever about the issues I face in supporting them, but please just accept this as my formal request for help.

 

Additionally, the County continues to have record rain fall and subsequent flooding in Bungoma County. This has caused us to have to re-locate 4 of the widows. The hut they lived in, which the ministry rented for them, was just wiped out. We relocated them to other living quarters but they lost everything they had.  I sent an additional $250.00 today (11/27/15) to purchase blankets, basic needs, etc….  for the 4 widows.

Here is the Link for the Flooding:

https://www.google.com/search?q=news+of+floods+in+Bungoma+County+Kenya&espv=2&biw=1360&bih=683&tbm=nws&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjqoeLYh7HJAhWKth4KHZhcA-IQ_AUIBygB&dpr=1

 

Previous Blog Post About the Orphans & Widows – Posted on Deliverance Revolution Blog:

Article 1 – http://deliverancerevolution.org/true-men-of-god-read-this-to-see-true-christians/

Article 2 – http://deliverancerevolution.org/kenyan-orphans-need-help/

 

Who is Pastor Moses? Pastor Moses is a pastor/ overseer of 40 local churches and also has a church that he pastor’s 2 Sundays every month. In between he visits and leads the sister churches and manages and over sees all operations pertaining to the Widows and Orphans located at each of the 40 Churches.

Pastor Moses Contact Info:

        Pastor Moses Nyongesa Wafula * Injesus Global Mission / End Time Church * P.0 Box 1686 Bungoma 5020 Kenya * + 254705520557 * email nyongesamoses@yahoo.com

In closing, we need to provide $2,000 a month to feed all 400+ widows and orphans. This is the primary goal of this communication.

 Thanks in advance for your generous contribution and your obedience to the living God,

 

Pastor Nate Thompson

 

PS- Please share this video and blog post with anyone and everyone who may be interested in planting some 100 fold seed harvest for the future!

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Christians Who Open the 7 Chakras Are Demonized!

The following information is provided by Pam Sheppard and Addresses the extreme dangers of opening the 7 Chakras.

Those who have practiced meditation, yoga and who have submitted themselves to various chakra initiations within Eastern belief systems have unknowingly  opened themselves to scores of demons. If you are a practicing Christian  and you are experiencing various energy pulls, shifts, sensations of heaviness, heat and cold, if you find yourself frequently out of control of various body parts, bodily functions  and/or  other manifestations, you are experiencing the outward signs that suggest that you need to be delivered “inside” your spiritual body. Here is why. You have made an invitation to Hindu gods, aka, evil spirits aka demons and fallen angels. Here is a summary of “what has happened.”

Eric Davis playing Jacob Marley's ghost. He is playing all 22 characters in the script, complete with accents. Photo courtesy of Gorilla Theatre

The 7 demonic gateways or doorways

There are seven psychic gates  in the human body that occultists call chakras: The crown of the head,  the forehead between the eyes called the 3rd eye, the throat, the heart,  the navel, the sex organs and the anus. In his testimony, former  grandmaster occultist, “Eric” revealed that these 7 openings are sealed  by God and opened by man through sin.  When they are opened, spirits are  able to pass through these gates or doorways, several at a time.

About  5 years ago, I counseled a very religious man, an Asian who had been  dedicated as a child to Hindu gods, converted as an adult to  Christianity, studying to be a minister in seminary and a member of a  7th day Adventist church. He came to me because he was hearing  condemning, accusatory voices throughout each day.  In counseling we  discovered that “James” was not saved. James has been a long time  practitioner of yoga, a spiritual discipline whose goals are to “open  the 7 gateways.” James’s gateways were wide open. The Lord gave James a  dream, showing him that over each chakra, sat a Hindu deity, aka a  demon–as follows:

  1. The Anus—Brahma
  2. The sex organs Vishnu and Rakini
  3. the Navel—Vahni
  4. The Heart—Isha
  5. the Throat—Savashiva
  6. The Third Eye—Hakini
  7. The crown—Shiva

During  the  telephone deliverance session, James discerned that scores of  demons were running in and out of each of his gates.  So to stop this, I  had to close the gates by casting out each of the 7 deities. Calling  them by their Hindu names, one by one, they came out roaring, cursing,  screaming and speaking in tongues.  By the way, James had never spoken  in tongues, other than in the  session.

This was a unique  deliverance.  I had never heard of any such thing before or since.  However, after reading what Eric had to say, I will certainly perform  this ritual with others. James was not only delivered of the torment,  but all of his religiosity completely disappeared.

Eric reports  in his book that he has projected himself into the bodies of weak  pastors through the first gateway, the anus. When “inside”, he would  evaluate the pastor’s spiritual power through his aura, a feat that Eric  accomplished in two minutes. If the aura is a certain color, then Eric  knows the person is weak in faith. In most cases, the power of the  pastor was weak because of fornication. In his own words, “There are  many men, women, boys and girls who are ravening wolves or agents of  different demons, operating in different churches all over the world.  Women and girls are more in this connection then men. The presence of  such agents in Christian churches will always guide astral spirits on  how to advance their manipulations against Christians.”

According to Eric, the sins that open the 7 gates are:

  1. sexual intercourse with a demon in a dream or sex with a prostitute
  2. drugs
  3. visiting a fortune-teller
  4. receiving healing through occult powers
  5. reading occult books.
  6. Anger. (By anger, demons transmit certain diseases or sicknesses.  Demons will manipulate people to seek solutions from witches and  occultist—a psychic healer–who himself is an agent of demons in  disguise.

This is no surprise to me. Our Deliverance Assessment  Form gleans this kind of information from clients.  What Eric confirms   is that human spirits, witches and warlocks, and people skilled  in astral travel can enter into one or more of the 7 gates with their  own spirits, and function as if they were a demon spirit. Now I  understand why the Holy Spirit has often led me to call the spirit by  name—a mother, father, relative, rapist, any human being who has put  my client into bondage. In my deliverance counseling practice, I have had success with not only casting out demons but also casting out human spirits from a captive to a demonic soul tie.

If you have opened any of these 7 gateways, you need to have demons expelled from each chakra and then each chakra must be shut down and closed tightly,  the way God intends for them to be.

Morale to the story is DO NOT MESS WITH NEW AGE SPIRITUALITY AS IT IS NOTHING BUT OCCULT AND SATANISM IN DISGUISE!

 

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True Men of God- Read This to See True Christians

Update- The following is an update from our Kenyan Ministry partner that Deliverance Revolution tries it’s best to support. Pastor Moses and his team are REAL Christians living out, day by day, faith in God through the work of Jesus Christ. Praise the Name of Jesus! 

Shalom Pastor Nate,

Please receive greetings from the saints in Bungoma church…Today we had anointed service in the house of God..……my team and l are so  humbled by your previous message on Skype in regard to orphans who have jiggers….The Lord provided miraculously  some cash to pay for my rent, the situation for orphans is not good….after prayer my family and l felt to give the cash to treat this wonderful children…..they suffering severely man of God.. Today we treated  20 and one widower who lost his wife 13 years ago….he has a very bad wound we are remaining with 20 orphans who urgently need medication Pastor… kindly continue  keeping them in your prayers …. Please  have a look of the picture of this dears……

May the Almighty God bless you and your for your support. May He keep you and your family  healthy. May His spirit walk with you everywhere you go. May He continuously fill your cups of joy and treasures……….

God bless you.

In Jesus love,

Brother Moses

Praise you mighty God and I humbly apologize for the lack of giving by this ministry. I am embarrassed and ashamed for the 100's who have received help through ministry, but do not give.

Praise you mighty God and I humbly apologize for the lack of giving by this ministry. I am embarrassed and ashamed for the 100’s who have received help through ministry, but do not give.

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New Policy Update

NEW POLICY UPDATE- We are seeking to assist like minded individuals who DESIRE to contribute and participate in their own deliverance and healing. Whether you receive a full blown excorcism from King Jesus or receive healing from him, the word of God says you should want to contribute to the Kingdom. The Bible refers to it as “sewing seed for a future harvest”. It also says you should do it with joy in your heart, just as he does when delivering or healing you!  Many of you have spent countless hours and Tens of Thousands of Dollars going to Doctors, Therapist, Counselors, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Chiropractors and various other medical treatments, but have zero results to show for it. In fact, many of you are much worse then when you started this downward journey. You did all these things first before you came to Jesus for help. Does this sound familiar? Regardless of the answer, Jesus loves you and so does Pastor Nate, but why not glorify him and honor him by giving to a ministry that is on the front lines, down in the trenches, battling the enemy and most often fighting for an individuals very soul!?!

I will leave you to pray about the above thought. Thanks for listening, Pastor Nate Thompson Founder Deliverance Revolution Ministry. 

Click this link to see the verses related to giving.

(Look halfway down the page for the scriptures)

As always, if you are broke and destitute then please know we will absolutely help you no matter what. Pastor Nate works with several homeless people and individuals without means. This will NOT Change!  We are only making changes towards those individuals who can contribute towards their own healing and deliverance, but simply chosen not to contribute.  

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The War Room is NUMBER ONE at the Box Office for the second week!

Praise the Lord! Lets all keep praying for War Room.  Below in Intalics is the full email my wife sent me about War Room.  We prayed together one weekend every single prayer the owner’s had asked us Prayer Warriors to pray for the movie. Apparently, in typical style, Abba Father answered them!!  Praise his great and mighty name!!

 

Pastor Nate’s Wife Wrote >>>FYI ~ The War Room is NUMBER ONE at the Box Office for the second week! It’s being called a “Biblical Box Office Smash!” Eleven days out it’s brought in more than 30 million dollars! Whoo Hoo! Praise God. I’m really happy for the Kendrick Brothers. Looks like thier praying method works! Just thought you might want to know. <<<

PRAYER WARRIORS UNITE AND PRAY FOR WAR ROOM TO REACH ALL THOSE WHO NEED TO SEE IT! DON’T BE BASHFUL, DON’T BE ASHAMED….STAND TALL AND PROUD THAT YOU BELIEVE IN AND WORSHIP THE LIVING GOD! 

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Please Help Feed Kenyan Orphans

We need your help in feeding & clothing the 700+ precious orphans as pictured below. Even if you believe you don’t have any money, trust me, compared to these precious orphans in Kenya you are financially well off. Always remember folks, no matter how bad your life gets financially, there are 35 Million Kenyans that would gladly trade places with you. You are wealthy compared to them! Additionally, this is VERY fertile ground folks….sew into it financially and watch financial curses break off you and your family.  Click THE RED LINK BELOW NOW! Orphans with Jiggers lining up for treament

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Below is an email I received today from Kenya:

Hello Pastor Nate,

Blessings to you and your ministry in Jesus name…..

We thank God for you… We have heard about you from Pastor Moses that you are praying for us…please allow us to thank you for your previous support $500 that benefited the widows .The widows are now happy with new blankets they are sleeping well right now.. Pastor Nate, we want you to know how much this encourages us and blesses our hearts. Know that you are indeed also in our hearts and prayers. our sorrow and our joy, our faith and our love have many a time more than stirred up our hearts, with the help of God, they have become our hope and our aspiration in our obedience and service unto Him. Thru all these, we have dearly learned that indeed, it is the Almighty God and our Father in Heaven, who loves us with an endless love, have blessed us with the joy and the privilege to know you and to be able to be as one family-the precious people of God, on earth as it is in heaven. 

Pastor Nate, Pastor Moses told us that you praying for orphans affected by jiggers, we were there yesterday and this dear ones are severely in pain…we as care takers are worried about this bad situation some may lost their legs and life… indeed it a worrying  situation that need urgent solution…Currently we have $200 this can treat 20 orphans……Prayers works, Let the father of the fatherless bring provision for remaining number….God hear our prayer….! orphans effected by jiggers 2children threated and gettingout jiggers

The orphans pray that your heart and your life be richly blessed by God our Father and the Lord Jesus whom we serve, this day and forever. We pray our Lord will indeed richly reward you for all the good you have been doing and will continue to do in His name and for His people. God’s word stands true for this. And we know how faithful He is. How true! With this hope and this knowledge of our God in our heart, let us give thanks to Him who is always our healer and helper of our life, even our Faithful Father

Blessings to you man of God….

In Jesus love,

Brother Moses and the team

Below are recent pictures of the Jigger situation:

children threated and gettingout jiggers Getting out jiggers orphans getting treament jiggers eaten children Orphans being treated orphans effected by jiggers 2Orphans with Jiggers lining up for treament

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Prayer To Break Financial Strong-holds

Congratulations! You’re about to take your first step in breaking financial strong-holds that you have been keeping you from experiencing God’s blessings in your life. We encourage you to copy the below prayer and to say it often. Keep praying the prayer as you continue to get free and seek God’s will and blessing for your life.

FINANCIAL WARFARE PRAYER

In the name of Jesus Christ, according to Luke 10:19, Matt 16:19 and Mark 16:17, I bind and cast out all unclean spirits that were sent my way with the purpose of hindering my prosperity from flowing freely into my hands.  Get out of me now unclean spirits, poverty spirits, demonic mind set, poverty mind set demons, in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Get out of me word-cursing, generational poverty strongholds, pride, greed, lust for money, un-controllable spending, debt. Out of, and away from me now, in the mighty name of Jesus Christ, my Lord and Savior.

In the name of Jesus Christ, I bind and cast out all evil spirits sent out to distract, blind and hinder everyone out there that are supposed to give me monetary gifts and financial blessings from fulfilling their God-ordered assignments. In the name of Jesus Christ, I break all assignments of the Devil that were keeping them from giving me monetary blessings. Get out of them now, unclean spirits and go to the abyss (Luke 8:31), in the name of Jesus Christ, my Savior.

In the name of Jesus Christ, I bind and cast out all unclean spirits sent out to block monetary ideas from getting to me. I bind and cast out all evil spirits sent out to block God-given opportunities of success and fulfillment, assign to me by my Creator, in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, get out of me now unclean spirits, get out of my way, get out of my life, in the name of Jesus Christ.

In the name of Jesus Christ, I bind and cast out all unclean spirits, demonic forces and evil powers that have been fogging my mind, blinding my understanding concerning the truth of God’s Word in the matter of giving and sowing joyfully into the Kingdom of God and into the life of others.

The Bible says in Luke 6:38,

“Give and it shall be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, shall man put on to your bosom; For with the measure that you measure, it will be measured back to you.”

 I bind and cast out all unclean spirits, demonic forces and evil powers that have kept me blinded from the reality of giving, out of me now unclean spirits, demonic forces and evil powers and go to dry places, in the name of Jesus Christ my Lord and Savior.

I am a giver, through Jesus Christ, my Savior. I now declare that all those people, organizations and institutions that God has assigned to give me monetary funds are now free to bless me.

I now declare that I am free to give monetary blessings to God’s work as well as to people as I come across their paths and in touch with them. I give out of joy! I am ready to receive my rewards and to get a return for all the seeds I am sowing now, in the name of Jesus Christ, my Lord and Savior!

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God Does Not Leave His Saints Under the Tyranny and Bondage of Sin

There is no man on earth who does not sin. But if the Holy Spirit dwells in you, He will cause you to grieve and repent and judge yourself over your sin and will discipline you (as a loving Father would his child) unto repentance to the conformity of your identity in Jesus Christ (1 Cor 11:31-32) … but, because of the grace you have in Christ, you will not abide in sin nor continue in it. He loves you too much to leave you under the tyranny and bondage of of sin.

IN YOUR BODY

So if you profess to be a Christian and are living with your girlfriend/boyfriend or having sex outside of the covenant of marriage, then either repent and ask Christ for the strength to live in godliness (which He will give to the regenerate) … or please do not dishonor the name of Christ by continuing to profess to be a Christian. Abiding in sin and being a regenerate Christian is wholly incompatible. “No one BORN OF GOD makes a practice of sinning, for God’s SEED abides in him, and he cannot keep on sinning because he has been BORN OF GOD.” (1 John 3:9) …”and his commandments are not burdensome. For everyone who has been BORN OF GOD overcomes the world.” (1 John 5:3-4)

IN YOUR SPEECH

If you profess to be a Christian do not be like the world and lie to further your cause. The other day I was reading an article citing some activist who said he only opposed polygamy for political expediency but now that the new marriage law has gone through, to let polygamy be legalized as well. The world does not care about truth … only perception and results.  Do not advance your cause in this way. Remember, the kingdom of God does not advance with political victories or decline with political defeats so, while you should vote your conscience, be truthful in your speech and leave the results in the hands of God. Trust in the Lord even if it costs you everything. Do not fret. He will be vindicated in truth in His own time.

If you profess to be a Christian do not declare lies about your neighbor.  There’s a commandment in the Hebrew Decalogue: ‘You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.’ Listening carefully to a neighbor’s ideas is a good way to prevent ‘bearing false witness’ against him/her. Online and Offline discussions involve both listening and talking – in that order. Careful empathetic listening also helps us to turn away from the wickedness of stereotyping and prejudice. Remember you are talking to someone made in the image of God. Do not dehumanize them. You will not likely ever be used of God to win over anyone if you misrepresent them. Explain their views back to them to show you have understood them and THEN show how their view logically leads to a false or inconsistent conclusions. If you do not show you have understood them first it is easy for them to think you are misrepresenting them, something I have been guilty of from time to time.

If you profess to be a Christian do not slander others. The tongue is perhaps one of the easiest ways we can sin against people. so if you cannot speak to other people with gentleness and respect, it would be better not to speak at all. Get off Internet discussion boards if you cannot help using ad hominem arguments (that is, responding to arguments by attacking a person’s character). Consider the following when people attack your character: Is it not very offensive when people call you a homophobe or a bigot in response to your peaceful and loving appeals – These words are used as a blanket condemnation of other people and intended to be pejorative and it is cruel and mean-spirited. It is an ad hominem intended to belittle a person and to insult their views. It is not an argument but a tactic. But do not return the favor ..instead kindly respond to them. If someone determines their acceptance of me based on me agreeing with them concerning any and all matters, then so be it. However, as a Christian I have, and with the help of God, I will, express love toward all people – even if their views differ from mine. I highly value freedom of conscience because beliefs and convictions cannot be forced. People must be won over with the gospel and with persuasion and, more importantly, by the grace of God. They will not be won by shaming them into submission with pejoratives.

IN WITHHOLDING LOVE

If you profess to be a Christian do not distort the gospel to win the culture’s favor. It does not surprise me too much when I see the world fight, defend and love being captive to sin. I can identify because, prior to the grace of God, I have myself been captivated many of the same things — things that I could not change about myself.  But it troubles me greatly to see professing Christians, especially teachers in the church, making exceptions for repentance because of the difficulty for people to change. This can come in a variety of forms but a recent example would be same-sex marriage. Any church which promotes same-sex marriage are actually telling one select group of people that they need not, by the grace of God, repent of their sin. Instead the teachers withhold love from them by telling them it is okay by God to continue in their sin … because, they reason, that it is not really sin since they were born this way so if God made them like this, it must be what God wants. Human reasoning based on the philosophy of this world and not Christ in whom all the treasures of wisdom are found. Even if it were a fact that people are born this way, since when did our innate evil dispositions stop God from commanding us to do otherwise.  We live in a fallen world, post-Eden where all men are “not able not to sin” We are all born this way … captive to sin and none of us has the power to change and obey apart from a supernatural work of grace. That is precisely why we need the gospel. We are not saved because we change our behavior  … we change our behavior because we are saved.  We are no longer our own but were bought with the price of Christ’s blood.  If you are going to call yourself a Christian, you have been called to self-denial.  Our former self was crucified and we are called now to follow Jesus and do what He wants. Our identity is no longer in our sexuality or other things but in Christ, whose beauty far exceeds anything we know of here on earth.

Professing Christians who teach that persons with same-sex attraction have no need of repentance and actually even promote and blesses gay marriage in their church are guilty of a sin far more serious than many realize —-> the murder of souls. Captivity to sin is the actually deadliest form of slavery – one with eternal consequences.

It is a heinous sin to advocate that a select group of people are exempt from repenting. Anyone doing so is specifically derelict in their Christian duty of love to set the captives free from the oppression of slavery to sin and so leave them to a Christless eternity. Whether such churches do so consciously or not, they are actually advocating that men remain slaves to sin, so they are doing precisely the opposite of what the gospel intended.  Turning it upside down he is leading men INTO captivity. You might even call this an anti-gospel.

No doubt many persons with same-sex inclinations were not able to change when they came to church because they still loved their sin more than God. I know likewise many people who have come to church with other sins who loved them too much to change. In both cases that is usually a sign that they were never regenerate. But in my own church as in many theologically conservative churches across the world, those saints who struggle with same-sex attraction worship along side other saints who God has delivered from other kinds of bondage. Thank God for His mercy, what is impossible for man (faith and repentance) is possible with God. Sadly those like Matthew Vines do not appear to believe in regenerating grace, at least not as the Bible teaches it (1 John 3:9; 5:1-4).

To counsel sinners that, in Christ, they can be forgiven from the guilt of sin but remain under the power of sin is to declare that God’s grace is insufficient and to overthrow the gospel itself whose purpose is to liberate the captives.

Ezek 3:18 would seem to apply to such teachers: where God says,

    “If I say to the wicked, ‘You shall surely die,’ and you give him no warning, nor speak to warn the wicked from his wicked way, in order to save his life, that wicked person shall die for his iniquity, but his blood I will require at YOUR hand.” (emphasis mine)

IN DISPARAGING WOMEN

Although our culture loves to pronounce how well it treats women, but if you look under the surface, the fact is that women are continually being judged by their looks and are constantly being objectified. In our hyper-sexualized culture pornography has played a big role in promoting this. It is joked about on late night TV and is spoken as if this were not only common but socially acceptable, even though readily available for young teenage boys. Sadly, even some famous female actors are actively promoting it. On a related topic, human trafficking is a big problem  in the United States of America. This is modern slavery is fueled by the culture’s addiction to easy sex.  and I am thankful for the Christian organizations I know of that are fighting against human trafficking and helping homeless teens get off the street. But if you profess to be a Christian, all forms of sexual immorality need to be a thing of the past.  Turn to Christ and behold His beauty and the things of earth will seem unfulfilling. But if you don’t grieve over your sin in this area but continue in it, then please do not dishonor Jesus Christ but pretending to be a Christian.  Christian men need to respect all women and view them as those also made in the image of God.  If you want to have sex that is great.. God created it but do it in the marriage covenant.  If you love someone you will show it by your commitment to marry them.

Now the Scripture teaches us that none of these can be done by sheer will-power or by signing some kind of pledge that you will live this way. That is a recipe for disaster.. No, God can do it in us because the Spirit of God dwells in us, and for that reason alone.  Look to Christ and it will not be burdensome. Christians are here not to tell people how to modify their behavior so they can be moral. Rather, we are here to declare freedom for the captives… to liberate our fellow human beings from the shackles of sin that have enslaved them. And we point to God as the only one with the power to do that for us.

Pastor Paulgalatians

 

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