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Sunday, October 19, 2014

God's Providence - Goodness manifest

  Providence is God using all the resources of His creation to show us His love.  When we look over our past life, we can see God's hand over and over again directing people to us at exactly the right time, supplying our needs at the right time, and caring for us with His gentle love.  Providence exalts the sovereignty of God.  God is in control of everything in our lives that we place in His hands.  "All things work together for the good of those who love the Lord and are called according to His purpose."   In today's video I share the story of Isabella, my daughter, and how she could have been seriously injured, but God by His divine providence had already allowed a bad repair on my car that saved her from broken fingers and a broken hand.  I love to reflect on how God has demonstrated His great wisdom and grace in protecting me again and again. The first airplane I bought was a Bonanza.  The gas tanks had been improperly installed and showed the wrong amount of fuel in the tanks. Flying home to Colorado they became empty but one showed still 3/4 full on the gage.  I ran out of fuel flying the airplane home from Indianapolis where I had bought it.  When the engine stopped, it was right over the top of the Brush, Colorado airport.  I was a 8 thousand feet and had plenty of time to prepare for an emergency landing. I circled the airport several times and prepared for the approach and landing.  I actually rolled out at the exit of the runway almost right up to the gas pumps!  Talk about providence.  God is good!

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Greater Revelation - Looking to Jesus

   To receive a greater revelation of Jesus Christ you must increase your capacity to receive His love. Peter tried to express his love for Jesus over and over by performance and self effort.  Jesus finally had to ask Peter three times, "Do you love me"?  Like many of us, we try to love God and even want Him to know it.  But the apostle John had learned the secret of receiving Christ's love by building intimacy with Christ.  So much so, he was able to lay his head on Jesus breast and not be embarrassed. John said over and over again, "I am the disciple whom Jesus loved".  He did not see his love for Christ but Christ's love for him!  That is the key to receiving a greater revelation of Jesus Christ.  How do we increase our capacity to receive His love?  
1. Receive His forgiveness.  Shame blocks love. Jesus is perfect and perfectly forgets our sins once we have confessed them.  "He removes them and places them in the depths of the sea and remembers them no more." ... He perfectly forgets!!!

2. Read His word.  I know it almost sounds too good to be true.  It's because His grace provides His love, not our performance.  We understand this totally by FAITH, and faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God.  Ephesians says, "That you may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height -  to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God."  (3:18-20)

3. Repeat it over and over again to your heart!  We have been so taught that God is not good, that He is to blame for all the terrible things on earth and in our lives.  This Satanic lie has distorted the truth that Jesus came to reveal two things about God the Father... "Grace and Truth".  Keep repeating over and over and over... "I am the disciple whom Jesus loves" until it begins to connect to the truth of God's love.  

Because John understood this simple truth, He received the entire book of Revelation of Jesus Christ!  Please watch the 3 minute video above to receive more revelation about this great truth

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Thank you! Honorary Doctorate of Divinity Degree

Christian Life School of Theology has given me my honorary Doctor of Divinity degree.  Dr. Ron Cottle, the founder, has been a spiritual model of love, faithfulness and service.  His many spiritual sons and daughters have risen to positions of honor and service throughout America and the world.  His over 60 years of ministry have encouraged me and given me a challenge in my own life.  CLST has been around for many years and has raised up thousands of graduates serving Christ in many nations. It was definitely an honor to receive my Doctorate of Divinity degree from them. CLST has agreed to receive all 60 credit hours of study from Kingdom Life University for those that want to continue toward their bachelor, masters and even earned doctorate degrees.  Kingdom Life University, is our two year accredited associate degree program geared to all Christians that want to learn the bible. Our graduates will write their own"Living Commentary" of the entire New Testament during their two years of study.  We also have courses on Kingdom Business principles on how to release the kingdom of God in the marketplace as well as powerful evangelism and mission courses. Part of my personal passion is equipping and empowering all believers to be effective ministers of the word of God. We believe that all believers are in full-time ministry even if they have a full-time occupation.  They have the privilege of completely supporting their own ministry.  I often say, "If you are not in full time ministry get saved and your will be". The blessing of Kingdom Life University is that it is Affordable, Accessible and Accredited.  We call it the triple "AAA" of higher education. Please be my guest and watch the short video on my graduation ceremony.



Monday, September 8, 2014

Write Your "LIVING COMMENTARY" of the N.T.

When I was in Jr. High School at a bible camp in the beautiful mountains of Colorado, now over 60 years ago, I spent an entire week outlining the book of Colossians.  Colossians became my favorite book of the bible because it somehow went from my head to my heart. I have referenced this book more than any in the bible these last 60 years.  Kingdom Life University will do the same thing for you through the entire New Testament. You will end up with a treasure of wisdom and knowledge and be able to understand and explain to others every book of the New Testament!  I am calling this your own "Living Commentary" that YOU will write as you go through your KLU curriculum.  I just was at Celebration church in Brandon, Florida this morning and launched another of our remote satellite Kingdom Life University remote campuses.  As the KLU students sat and watched the videos and outlined Romans, I was moved to see how responsive and powerfully they were being affected. Going through the book of Romans this weekend, each student will understand these powerful truths. This campus will finish all 16 chapters by Sunday evening.  WOW!  I am stoked! This is a dream come true! To see God's word so effectively getting into the lives of these young people.  They will never be the same because God's word is "quick and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword".   Now Kingdom Life University is totally online and ready for your studies!  For the price of a specialty cup of coffee daily, you can earn your Accredited two-year Associate Degree in Biblical studies, kingdom business, missions and evangelism and even aviation if you choose. Why choose Kingdom Life University?

1. We are AFFORDABLE.  You can take your online studies for the daily price of a cup of specialty coffee!  National average for 60 credit hours at most universities is $24,000! We are 1/10th at only $2,400.00 a full two year Associated Degree.

2. We are ACCESSIBLE.  Just a tap of your smart phone, i-pad or laptop computer, you will be online with your studies.  Beautifully illustrated teachings of the entire New Testament. Additional studies in Social Media and Communications, Kingdom Business, Missions & Evangelism and even a full Certified Aviation program

3. We are ACCREDITED.  Our Accrediting Association has over 1,100 Christian Colleges and Universities where you can transfer your hard earned credits!  


Write your own "Living Commentary"

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

His Power... Your Power... Amazing - Ephesians 1

How would you like to be over all principalities, powers and rulers of this world? Men of power have been striving to take their kingdoms and empires world-wide and to conquer all other kings. Men like the Ceasars, Nepoleon, Hitler and the ancient empires of the Romans, Greeks and Medo Persians. Empires rise and fall.  But there is one kingdom that shall last forever. "Of the increase of His (Jesus Christ) kingdom and His government there shall be no end." ( Isaiah 9:6) We often don't view the Kingdom of God as a government.  We think it is some kind of invisible kingdom of the heart and will never manifest outward in the natural world.  Nothing can be further from the truth.  God's kingdom and government has always been expressed with natural order on earth.  In the Old Testament God was king of Israel and the prophets, like Samuel, were His earthly spokesmen.  Then Israel wanted an earthly king and Saul became that king.  David completed the restoration of Israel's earthly kingdom after Saul in disobedience lost both territory and earthly authority.  Jesus then came as a descendant of David which gave Him earthly rights of inheritance.  But Jesus went beyond any earthly king and established His right to rule not only the natural realm but the spiritual.  He defeated Satan and took possession of even the keys to hell.  We know that because in the book of Revelation, Satan has to go to Jesus to get the keys to hell itself to release the scorpion demons that will torture men. Jesus, after His resurrection then announced that "All power has now been given unto Me in heaven and earth."  ( Matthew 28:18) Satan today is simple operating by permission.  Satan had admitted at the temptation of Jesus in the wilderness that this power had "been given unto him".  Now comes the big story!  Through our identification with Christ, we have been seated in heavenly places!  All that Christ has is now ours because He chose to give us His kingdom.  No place in Scripture is clearer than Ephesians chapter 1.  All things were given to Jesus because He fulfilled all righteousness and then He "gave all things over to the church, His body" Ephesians 1   How is Jesus authority expressed in this church age?  Clearly through the 5 - fold ministries.  These, by Jesus own words are the "Headship Ministries" of Christ today.  Apostles (first), prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers.  Satan has tried to discredit especially the office of apostles and prophets with much of the evangelical church. This is greatly unfortunate, because it diminishes the authority and power on earth of Christ's present ruler  ship.  We will find later in our study of Ephesians chapter 4, that these 5-fold ministries bring the body of Christ to full maturity and preparation for the return and earthly reign of Christ which we call His "Second Coming". Much of the church is in deception, as Paul said it would be, about the purpose of Christ's return. Many see it as an escape off this earth and all it's troubles.  God's word teaches it is not an escape, but an establishment of Christ's rule over planet earth.  If you want more information, please go to my studies on the book of Revelation.  Please take a few minutes and listen through the first chapter of Ephesians to see who Christ is and who you are "in Him".

"His Blessings become our Blessings"

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Love Obama - Romans 13 Christians & Government

Are we getting it all wrong?
I know the popular trend is to bash our president.  I realize that he is just a man and will make many good and bad decisions.  But I really have a difficult time with the general attitude toward our national leaders by conservatives and many in the Christian community. What does the the bible say? Romans 13 is about as clear a passage on our attitude toward government as you can get.  Those that oppose and resist God's appointed leaders, for that is what He calls them, will come under the judgment of God. Romans 13:1 - 2 "Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves."  Romans actually says those who resist will experience God's wrath! WOW!  Have we been getting this all wrong. I know there will be many of you that disagree at this point because you feel it is your responsibility to criticize, put down and degrade our president.  Do I agree with president Obama on all his decisions?  Absolutely not! But I respect his God given appointment.  David chose not to criticize King Saul, even though he had many legitimate arguments against this king.  He said, "I will not touch the Lord's anointed."  Is the church largely experiencing lack of power today in other areas of blessing and authority because we simply don't follow a command as clear as the nose our face? I am not saying that all Christians bash our president, but many do. Let's repent!  Remember Paul was writing this book of Romans under much worse government than we have in the USA.  How about Nero running our government?  Also Paul said we should willingly pay taxes because it is the responsibility to do so for any nation.  I know this post will be as popular as an alligator in your back yard, but truth is truth.  How can you argue Romans 13?  Now if the government says we must deny our faith, we are subject to a higher power... God's kingdom!  But remember that when you go to the higher power of God's purpose you will suffer the wrath of that human government.  You may be be flogged, imprisoned or even executed.  Let's thank God for a government like America that provides us such freedom to worship Him openly!  Protect it we must and respect we must! Let's pray for those in authority. Let's love them with Christ's love!  Paul gives 4 arguments in Romans 13 why we should be subject to governmental powers.  
  1. For wrath's sake - (that is the wrath of God against those who resist)
  2. For conscience sake
  3. For love's sake
  4. For the savior's sake
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Thursday, July 31, 2014

5-fold Church Governing Gifts of Jesus

The gifts of the Spirit that came directly from the hand of Jesus Christ are called the "Headship Ministries" or 5-fold gifts of Ephesians chapter 4:11.  "He gave some  to be as apostles, some prophets, some evangelists and some pastors & teachers."  Why?  To govern His church with authority and love.  Why has Satan discredited some of these gifts for today.... particularly the gifts of apostle and prophets? Because Satan is trying to remove the authority Jesus gives on earth to execute His kingdom in this age.  The gift of the apostle was the first discredited through church history, and will be the last to be restored before the coming of the Lord.  Where the apostolic gift has not been discredited, it has be distorted!  Self appointed ministers running around calling themselves apostles who are not "called to be an apostle" as Paul stated. Paul said even in his day some "false apostles" had come in among the sheep. So we are not surprised.  True apostles will always be recognized in their office before appointed by contemporaries who understand the true gift.  They are literally functioning apostles before they allow themselves to be called as such.  Apostle's do foundation work of planting churches, reaching unreached territory that has never heard the gospel,, and establishing God's work with the authority that comes directly from Christ. They carry "signs and wonders" as confirmation from Jesus Christ Himself. They change atmosphere's over cities as Paul and Silas did in Philippi. They may land in jail but usually don't stay long, both leading the jailers to Christ and starting a church. Why do I teach on apostolic alignment?  Because it is vital in this day for accomplishing true kingdom work in your city. Find an apostle and attach!  Build a close relationship with an apostle to which God has called you or to which you choose to walk. I cannot emphasize enough how important this is both for your protection, direction and anointing.  Prophets follow along with apostles.  They are spiritual :"seers".  They discern what God is saying "now" to the church.   7 times in Revelation, picturing the end-time church, God says "He that hath ears to hear, let him hear what the Spirit is saying to the church." This is by far the most important call of the church today... knowing God's "now" word for the church, the city, the nation and the world. This is possibly one of the most important teaching I do today.  Please listen to his video teaching and make your comments below.  
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Jesus Gave These Gifts directly to the church

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Israel - Her Future Destiny!

Operation "Protective Edge" of 2014
You will recall that I mentioned something significant would happen in Israel in 2014 -2015 around the 4 blood moons.  Also I mentioned through my prophecy I gave in December of 2013, that the number 4 is significant for 2014.  It has begun!  Hamas has activated conflict by firing over 2,000 rockets toward Israel.  Yet the world media is showing the death of civilians in the Gaza strip and among the Palestinians. Israel would likely have the same number of deaths if she didn't have the "Iron Dome" protection of interceptor rockets shooting down the incoming rockets of Hamas. The Hamas purposefully places these rocket launchers around hospitals and mosques and in key places to create civilian deaths.  This is all part of a propaganda campaign to create anger and animosity toward Israel for simply defending herself.  Wouldn't America aggressively respond if 2/3rd of American cities like New York, Chicago, San Francisco and other major cities were being rocketed daily?  As I was praying for Israel tonight I felt I should write this post.  A new alignment is forming both for and against Israel.  Praise God that America, and especially the Christian community, is responding in support of Israel. Remember that something significant is going to happen in Israel around the 4 blood moons both this year and next.  This is not the first time this kind of conflict has occurred between Israel and her neighbors. It happened in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012 and now in operation "Protective Edge" in 2014.  Now, however, more sophisticated rockets are being deployed, mainly from Iran's supply to Hamas. Why is this round of conflicts significant?  It is polarizing radical Islam against both Israel and the United States. Things are building toward a greater escalation of events in preparation for the antichrist.  We live in an age of greater social communication skills among our enemies. Propaganda levels are rising among radicals. This conflict may close within days, but it also may grow into something significant very shortly.  Perhaps America will finally take her stand aggressively against Iran's supply of these rockets to Hamas. America and Israel must not let Iran continue her development of atomic weapons. Could we be on the edge of a much larger conflict?  Could this be a part of a great awakening spiritually for Israel as she joins together with the Christian community which now seems to be Israel's biggest ally?  Here is my study on Romans 11, the chapter Paul the apostle wrote almost 2,000 years ago concerning Israel's spiritual awakening at the end of this age.


Saturday, July 5, 2014

Freedom - our declaration of Independence - Romans 8

Jesus loved us enough to die for us, the Holy Spirit loves us enough to live in us!  Through the Holy Spirit we now have our freedom from our flesh and the law.  We are free!  Romans 8 is our declaration of freedom, "There is therefore, now no condemnation to those who walk in the Spirit.." (Rom. 8)  We are no longer obligated to the flesh, we are no longer condemned by the law.  A new principle has taken over our lives, it is called the "law of the Spirit of liberty in Christ Jesus who has overcome the law of sin and death".  Once we know that our flesh has been crucified (identification) and the law has been satisfied (by the obedience of Christ), we are free!  Now we are clothed in His righteousness alone and we walk by faith in the Spirit daily yielding to the Holy Spirit's control.  Little wonder the apostle Paul declared in Romans 8, "Who can separate us from the Love of Christ." His logical argument is, "If Christ already died for us, shall the Father, through Christ also not provide us freely all things?" Since the flesh is to weak to overcome itself, one greater has sat down at the right hand of the Father and we say, "I am more than a conqueror through Him who loved me and gave Himself for me."  Now we have confidence, not condemnation.  Now Satan cannot accuse us any longer. He has been defeated by the blood of the Lamb and our word of testimony.. "Satan you are a looser and have lost your power over me". Make your declaration of independence this day. "We the people of the kingdom of God, in order to form a more perfect union with Christ and each other, herein declare this day that the blood of Jesus Christ has united us under the King of kings and with His own blood he has formed this union. As one body we bow to His rightful authority which he holds through original creation and redemption. Because of this one Man's obedience to fulfill the law by His life, death and resurrection has provided us life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  We declare therefore, that we are no longer under the tyranny of the flesh and law of bondage."    We are now free!

                                             Romans 8 - Great chapter of our Liberty!

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Romans 6 - Living the Resurrection Life

Overcoming the flesh is possibly the biggest issue of our Christian life.  One person has said, "You can be victorious today, but give the flesh one nights rest and it is ready to take over in the morning"!  How true.  Paul the apostle dealt with this issue in Romans 6.  He actually gives us the solution!  Now that's significant.  The key according to Paul is something he calls identification with Christ.  That is done by faith not works.  Do you know there is nothing you can do to overcome the flesh!  It is already done!  But we must identify with it by faith. Everything that really works in the Christian life is done by faith!  Christ fulfilled all righteousness for us and for us to add to it insults His work. So what is our part?  We must believe we are crucified with Him, buried with Him, risen with Him, seated with Him and now reigning with Him!  Too simple. Maybe that's why it isn't working for you.  Name one New Year resolution that really stuck?  We stumble over the simplicity of Christ. We take classes on how to overcome, we make resolutions, commitments and try the best we can in the flesh. In fact we have been working on some sins for years without good results of overcoming.  Paul says, "How can we that are dead to sin live any longer in it?"  Paul takes us through three steps of faith.  First to KNOW about this truth.  Second is to RECON it for yourself and third is to YIELD yourselves to God's Spirit as having done the first two.  The key then is focusing on the person of Christ. Stop focusing on the sin... it will only get worse!  Paul says to Timothy, "meditate on these things, give yourself wholly to them, that you profiting may appear unto all.  For in doing this you will both save yourself and them that hear you." Paul says that Romans 6 is about SANCTIFICATION not salvation.  He already has dealt with all the doctrines of salvation in Romans 1 - 5.  Sanctification is Christ's IMPARTED righteousness given to us to make us holy. Wow does that sound too deep?  Imparted simply means Christ gives us HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS to us and we receive it daily by faith.  We literally cloth ourselves daily in His righteousness... again it's to KNOW, RECON & YEILD to the power of the Holy Spirit by faith to perform His word in us.  It's that simple!  

Paul says, "Clothed in His righteousness alone".  The Pharisee big mistake was trying to establish their own righteousness.  Most religious people today are still doing the same thing
and wondering why their Christian life is so shallow.  The three greatest words in the New Testament are when Christ said, "It is finished".  Take less than  30 minutes to watch this could change your life!

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