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Posted: 05/31/2012 at 11:59am
Worldwide Kingdom Awakening News and Views
Published by Ron & Barbara McGatlin - Basileia Publishing
In This Edition
1. Holy Spirit Power and Peace
2. A Living Word for Your Spirit
3. Top News Headlines
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1. Holy Spirit Power and Peace
By Ron McGatlin
(Note: Please read this one prayerfully and slowly taking time to hear the voice of the Lord by the Spirit. Also please understand this word is not about the afterlife but about the kingdom of God coming forth on earth now in this life. – Ron)
Entering the realm of the Spirit is a step out of the clamor of stressful life in a fallen world. It is a step into endless power and fullness of peace. It is the place of having found, and no longer a place of searching. It is the place of having arrived in the rest of God. Every goal or objective is completed and fulfilled the moment it is spoken. Every mountain of resistance to the plan of God is moved and becomes a plain. No obstacle can stand before the Spirit of the LORD.
Peace is power and joy at rest in the bosom of God upon the Rock of eternal foundation of endless life.
God is reaching to us with His hand through the veil between the natural realm and the Spirit realm.
“Come unto Me.” “Come with Me,” says the LORD. “Take my hand and step through the veil unto me in the realm of eternal Spirit life now and forever. There is no end to My life, My love and My power from eternity to eternity. Live in Me now in the place of Spirit to Spirit. No longer as a child but as a Son of my love, receive the inheritance prepared for you before time was. In this place you shall ever find rest in My limitless power and love. From this place you shall never leave. You shall mount up on the strength and might of My power as one would mount upon the wind and ride the power of My Spirit.”
I see a picture of a Native American riding bareback upon a powerful horse. The two become as one in every motion as thoughts pass from one to the other so that words are not required to coordinate their powerful movements as one.
This place of rest in peace and power is within. It is the life and walk in the Spirit of God. It is the place of Spirit rest in the throne of God, the eternal seat of all power and all love and all wisdom presenting all peace and joy – the place of righteousness, of all things aligned in perfect rightness of God.
Here is a mystery.
Seekers twirl about looking here and looking there for the perfect pearl, the uncorrupted treasure of pure holy life. Some search endlessly for the reality of God and find only moments or tastes of the aroma of His presence among broken pieces of frailty and immaturity. Humanistic, religious rules and demonic spirits of sorcery coming in on the winds of lust and childish rebellion are found competing with the Spirit of God for the hearts of the people, shrouding and confusing the seekers of truth.
All this confusion is taking place while that which is being sought, the perfect pearl and priceless incorruptible treasure is only one internal step away.
It is the step through the veil from this life into the fullness of life in the Spirit and walking in the Spirit. Life in the Spirit is the internal rest in God. Walking in the Spirit is the life of God in us radiating out from us occupying the natural world around us.
Retaking the Kingdoms of This World
Hell or Hades has taken possession of the world around us and has built strong fortified walls to imprison all that have been taken captive in its darkness. Thick strong gates are the only way out of the captivity of Hell on earth that is stealing and destroying the people of the world.
Hades is the place of souls that have departed from life in the Spirit and from walking in the Spirit of God. The darkness of hell (Hades) or demons have absolutely no power of their own. They ONLY have power usurped or given to them by mankind. All powers of darkness are forever defeated in Christ Jesus. Human beings made in the image of God and given dominion on earth can become deceived through their own rebellion and give the power of heaven invested in them to the enemy.
The demon spirits of darkness posing as angels of light have launched effective campaigns to turn the world to deceptions of promised glamorous lustful pleasure. Thus causing the strengths of heaven that are under the dominion of mankind on earth to be used to achieve self-glorious life as independent gods in this life, apart from the One true God of Heaven and earth. This gives access to the devil to take the people captive in darkness.
Powerful false religions promise heaven in exchange for the soul of the people and take them captive in the false glory of darkness. Power from heaven is promised through sorcery of every form from the intellectual acceptance of new age science of mind deception to voodoo and witchcraft often covered in a myriad of religious forms and intellectual humanistic man-centered worship and denial of the true Spirit of God. Hades is Hell on earth now. It is the place of souls departed from God and taken captive by darkness.
Jesus, speaking to Peter, said that the gates of Hades shall not prevail against the church, the called out assembly of people that He would build.
Mat 16:18-19: "And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it. And I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven."
The rock that Jesus referred to is the revelation of Jesus the SON of GOD with all power and all authority to overcome the gates of Hades and set the captives free to live and walk in the Spirit of God now to rule and reign as joint heirs with Christ, Sons of God with Christ by the Holy Spirit of Christ in us.
We have the keys of the kingdom if we will take His hand and enter through the veil into the realm of the Spirit to live by the Spirit and walk in the Spirit. Passing through that veil is the final cleansing of the contamination of this life. It is the entering into the New Jerusalem life in the Spirit in which nothing will enter that defiles. It is oneness with God in the pure light of God.
From this place riding upon the wind of the Spirit we can with full peace and ultimate power of God attack the gates of Hades by presenting the life of absolute purity and holiness in massive strength of humble power so that every work and word from us carries the strength of Christ and all of Heaven’s authority to destroy the captivity and set the captives free to return to the God that made them.
Isa 61:1: "The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon Me, Because the LORD has anointed Me To preach good tidings to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives, And the opening of the prison to those who are bound.”
Be aware that not all will come out. There are those seething inside the gates of Hades that will not turn to walk out the open gates into the light of God. I cannot explain why there is in some a spark that will ignite their souls from within when the light shines in the gate and they will move toward the light. Those who have that spark in them will come out into the glorious reality of the true God in the true light of heaven on earth now.
Keep on pursuing Love. Love never fails
and His kingdom never ends.
2. A Living Word for Your Spirit
By Wade Taylor
God created all that was created in "six days" and on the "seventh day," He rested. Each of these days was an indeterminate period of time in which a particular aspect of creation was accomplished.
Peter limited these days to specific time periods by saying, "a day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as a day."
Of this time, "six days" relates to man's time, and the "seventh day," to the Millennial Kingdom of God. The first four, "thousand year days" relate to the Old Testament, and the next two, "thousand year days," to the Church Age.
This time (six days) came to an end in the year 2000, and the time of transition into the Millennial Kingdom of God (seventh day) began.
"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... He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches." Revelation 3:20, 22
This "door" is at the end of the Church Age and is at the point of transition from the Church Age into the Millennial Kingdom Age. This is a conditional promise to those who have a "hearing ear."
The Apostle John was transported from his time, to the end of the Church Age, and he heard the voice of the Lord, knocking.
"After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up here, and I will show you things which must be hereafter." Revelation 4:1
It is very important to notice that this door opened only when John heard the voice of the Lord knocking, and responded (After this I looked). The result of a right response is being able to hear "things which must be hereafter." Jesus is yet knocking on the door of our temple, seeking those who will hear and respond. Thus, our ability to hear spiritually is very important.
When Jesus was twelve years old, He went into the temple of His day and time, and astounded all those who heard Him (Luke 2:42-47). When Jesus becomes twelve years old in His corporate body, He will again come into the temple. This time, He will come within the temple that we have become.
"Know you not that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?" I Corinthians 3:16
During this year, 2012, when Jesus becomes twelve years old in His corporate body, He will begin to come within His present day temple (us).
"When He shall come to be glorified in His saints...." II Thessalonians 1:10
All that Jesus did in a single body, during His first coming, He will again do through a corporate body, in the progression of His second coming.
The end-time visitation of our Lord is about to begin, as the final judgments have been delayed.
"Arise, shine; for your light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon you. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the Lord shall arise upon you, and His glory shall be seen upon you. And the Gentiles shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising." Isaiah 60:1-2
In the Old Testament, the glory came "upon." In the New Testament, the glory comes "within."
May each of us who desire our Lord's best, separate ourselves from all that could hinder our hearing the Lord's knock upon our spirit.
If we respond, as John responded, Jesus will come within our "temple" to affect the world of our day and time, beyond anything that has ever been seen.
And the Gentiles (unsaved) shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising."
The greatest visitation ever is about to begin.
Wade E Taylor
Wade Taylor graduated to Heaven earlier this year on February 29, 2012. He served others as a teacher and spiritual father for over 50 years. He was respected and loved by many for his quality of spirit and walk with his Lord. He was an anointed author, bringing forth deep truths of the Spirit with a clarity and simplicity that drew the reader up into a closer walk with the Lord Jesus Christ.
Nancy Warner, the daughter of Wade Taylor, has the unusual distinction of having spent most of her childhood in a Bible school environment due to the calling on her father's life. In 1981 she joined him in support of his ministry, functioning in a variety of positions. In response to her father's wishes and the encouragement of the board of directors, she now oversees Wade Taylor Ministries. Nancy also pastors Agape Fellowship in Christ, in a church in Harrisburg PA. She travels at times to speak and pray for others. She particularly enjoys teaching on intimacy with God, the preparation of a people for His coming, and the submission of our lives to the Lord Jesus Christ. Nancy has a special gift of relating to and loving people that is based on her own love for Jesus, and for His Kingdom. The spiritual life messages that she speaks flow into the hearts and spirits of those to whom she ministers.
3. Top News Headlines
Egypt: Twelve Christians Sentenced To Life Imprisonment in 'Serious Miscarriage Of Justice' - 5/25/2012
Twelve Christians were sentenced to life imprisonment in Egypt on 21 May 2012 in connection with an outbreak of sectarian violence that left three people dead. Eight Muslims jointly charged in the case were acquitted. "The conflict began after a Muslim bus driver became angry over a speed bump and instigated a crowd, brandishing weapons, to assist him in removing it," Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=39767&a mp;a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Egypt's Christians Outraged By Court Ruling - 5/28/2012
When the judge pronounced the verdict "there was complete silence, as it came as a shock to everyone, then cries of grief and wailing could be heard from the Coptic families with shouts of we are innocent, while the Muslim side broke out into jubilation and shouts of Allahu Akbar." 12 Copts given life imprisonment while acquitting eight accused Muslims in the same case. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=39784&a mp;a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Have you ever seen doctors dance for joy? - 5/28/2012
It was an amazing sight to see some 500 usually-somber Christian doctors and medical professionals raising their hands heavenwards and dancing in the spirit. These medics from 37 countries were attending the 9th Annual World Christian Doctors Network "Spirituality and Medicine" Do miracles still happen today? The answer from these doctors was a resounding yes! Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=39782&a mp;a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Lou Engle: Virginia Key to God’s Plan for America - 5/30/2012
Thousands of Christians gathered in Fredericksburg, Va., this weekend as part of the ongoing prayer rallies known as "TheCall." The sounds of worship filled the Expo Center, as the mostly young crowd cried out for God's love and mercy to fall on America and turn this nation back to Himself. "In this hour our only hope is for us to cry out for the mercy of God," Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=39791&a mp;a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
South Sudan Refugees Struggling Spiritually, Physically - 5/28/2012
The United Nations Refugee Agency warns that a major humanitarian crisis is now underway in South Sudan. At least 10,000 additional refugees crossed over the border from Sudan this week and another 50,000 are expected. With Sudan and South Sudan on the brink of war, a humanitarian crisis is escalating. More than 120,000 people have fled ongoing aerial attacks by Sudan. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=39783&a mp;a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
The Muslim soldier who became the ‘Apostle to the Pygmies’ - 5/28/2012
He was a Muslim soldier who fought against Christians until a Scripture verse stopped him in his tracks and set him on a new path in life. Waswa Munubi grew up in Uganda. In military service, he fought against Christians until he came under the influence of a missionary. Reading the New Testament, a verse in the Sermon on the Mount grabbed his heart in an unexpected way. Reae On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=39785&a mp;a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Christians in Egypt Blamed for Voting by Islamists - 5/30/2012
Egyptians feel that they are left with two options, each worse than the other, namely either going back to the Mubarak regime represented by Shafik or the Islamists who will drag Egypt into being another Afghanistan or Iran. Nasserist candidate Hamdeed Sabahy, favored by a great number of youth -especially those who participated in the 25 January Revolution, came in third. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=39790&a mp;a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Euro Cup dressed in darkness - 5/30/2012
New stadiums, screaming fans, and soccer matches are all parts of the upcoming Euro Cup. But behind the mask lies a darker sort of game. Forced prostitution is common in Ukraine, where some of the games will be played. Ukraine is one of the largest source nations for trafficked prostitutes. At least 400,000 women and children have been trafficked out in the last 10 years. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=39792&a mp;a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Anglican Leader Criticizes President as Violence Continues in Nigeria - 5/30/2012
In Plateau state, Christian leaders said more Christians have died at the hands of Muslims than 35 the military reported in May. In three local areas armed Fulani herdsmen attacked 15 Christian villages, killing and maiming Christians, destroying homes leaving more than 1,000 displaced. "They want to eliminate 'infidels,' which includes you, Mr. President," Akinola said. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=39794&a mp;a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin May 2012 Update - 5/30/2012
EGYPT: ISLAMISTS BLAME CHRISTIANS - INDONESIA: THE MYTH OF RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE - KUWAIT: CHURCHES EVICTED AS ISLAMISTS CONSOLIDATE - ZANZIBAR, TANZANIA: CHURCHES TORCHED AS MUSLIM SEPARATISTS RIOT - AFRICA - INDIA - ACEH, INDONESIA - SYRIA & LEBANON -- that we might remember and persevere in prayer for our persecuted brothers and sisters. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=39795&a mp;a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
News From British Isles, Ireland. Europe and Worldwide - 5/31/2012
60 years of Commonwealth changes - NHS removes 'Dad' from parenting leaflets - Britons pay for Indian surrogate mothers - Tolerance is being abolished - The definition of marriage - Italy: 14,000 homeless after earthquakes - Israel: Christian church evicted - Tanzania: Churches set on fire - Syria: Christian communities - Afghanistan: Aid workers kidnapped - More> - Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=39805&a mp;a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Legendary missionary doctor works on Muslim-friendly English translation of New Testament - 5/30/2012
Biblica, has released the Olsens’ Muslim-friendly English translation of the Book of Matthew. Their translation of familiar names helps cross the cultural divide with Muslims. Dr. Olsen’s team also translates God as ‘Allah,’ “Arab Christians were using the name Allah for God hundreds of years before Muhammad,” Dr. Olsen says. “Islam was not even in the picture.” Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=39796&a mp;a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Western nations condemn massacre in Syria - 5/30/2012
Western nations including Australia, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United States announced the expulsions of Syrian diplomats after a massacre in that country over the weekend. The coordinated attacks left more than 100 dead; a little over 30 of them were children. French and Australian leaders called President Assad a murderer. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=39800&a mp;a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Cuban Delegation Urges International Response to Increased Religious Freedom Violations - 5/31/2012
"While religious freedom has always been limited in Cuba, the spike in religious freedom violations this year is deeply troubling. The figures are not exhaustive but show a clear trend, confirmed by the members of this week's delegation, which is at odds with the claim of Raul Castro that his government respects religious freedom." Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=39806&a mp;a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
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