The Lighthouse

Journal Entry

Date: 2/12/12

A lighthouse on top of a cliff at nightWhile in prayer and meditation time, I asked the Father, “How can the indwelling of Christ be in someone and at the same time they are deceived, in error in their doctrines, and priorities?”

Then the Father showed me a vision of a “lighthouse” in the dark of night.

He said, “The pursuit of Christ requires a firm effort to continually root out the truth from the lies. When a person allows another person to lead them then they become their leader. If the leader is blind to the truth, then they become blind to the truth as well. If they follow a righteous man they will be taught to seek Me out and truth will come to them.

The difference is like the “Lighthouse”. Do you look for it yourself or are you looking to another to find it for you? Most people are too lazy to search the darkness for the appearing light themselves. Even if they do for a season they soon give up and return to their usual habits of letting someone else do it for them.

Seek and you shall find, knock and the door shall be opened, ask and you shall receive. For all My truth is available to those who are sincerely seeking truth. Indeed, the days have become darker and the spin doctors are ever present in your news reports, and none are to be trusted for each one has his own agenda and axe to grind. In the end you will feel all but hopeless. However, a timely word from the Lord will bring great joy and comfort.  Seek Me out and you will find Me. The invitation is open to all who are hungry and thirsty.  The multitudes gathered for a meal but My disciples gathered to Me for understanding. Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and its righteousness and all these things will be added unto you.

Many seek Me in the storm when desperation drives them away from themselves long enough to find comfort in My arms. Just as soon as the storm becomes silent they leave the safety of My will and return to their folly.

The days ahead are filled with trials of all kind. They hearty will find their courage challenged and their strength to faultier. The compression of the culmination of the age will be intense as I bring the final judgment upon evil. Only those hidden in My arms will survive the time known as Jacob’s Trouble.”

Now come – come all, for I have a place of rest for you. I do not turn the hungry away.

Your Father

Commentary

When sailing the waters a night, a person must find where the lighthouse is located to avoid the dangers of the rocks and reefs. You scan the horizon, straining your eyes to see its light, which will guide you safely from the dangers hidden by the darkness.  Most people are too lazy to search out the lighthouse for themselves. They would rather have someone tell them where the lighthouse is than put in the time and effort to find it for themselves.”

The end result of a life lived like this is they sail aimlessly along in the darkness, dependent upon others for their information, and live selfishly unconcerned about the dangers of not knowing for themselves and the others they could have helped along the way.

Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, “I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.” John 8:12

Lighthouse BeaconOne of the most wonderful experiences in Jesus Christ is that we can have a personal relationship with Him. We can ask Him questions and listen to His wisdom as He teaches truth to us. I consistently have asked God questions about things of which I wanted to have more understanding. Often the questions are triggered when reading the Bible.  The Holy Spirit will illuminate a particular verse revealing God’s heart to us so we can see what God is truly saying in the text.  Sometimes Holy Spirit will reveal a mystery of God in dreams or vision, or perhaps catch one up in the Spirit and take them to a place to show them a mystery.

“I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago—whether in the body I do not know, or out of the body I do not know, God knows—such a man was caught up to the third heaven.” 2 Cor 12:2

He is the Lighthouse. He is the one we should seek out to direct our lives. Without Christ in our lives we are a drift in the dark sea of life, aimlessly headed for the rocky shore.

For You light my lamp; The LORD my God illumines my darkness. Ps. 18:28

The lazy person relies on someone else to teach them about God. Many sit in church all their life and listen to a preacher after preacher speak about things in the Bible but never really seek out God on their own in a personal relationship.

For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have need again for someone to teach you the elementary principles of the oracles of God, and you have come to need milk and not solid food. For everyone who partakes only of milk is not accustomed to the word of righteousness, for he is an infant. But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have their senses trained to discern good and evil. Heb. 5:12-14

“But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you. JN 14:26

The Father did not give us Holy Spirit so we could remain a drift in darkness in our life. Instead, we have freely been given access to Holy Spirit to teach us, lead, and counsel, exhort, encourage, correct, and empower us into mature believer in Christ.

 



  • The Freedom You Have Known

    hands raised cryout smallThe greatest time of My spirit is yet to appear for there are many days of darkness ahead and difficult times which will come upon the entire world. The freedom you have known will be extinguished as tyranny takes over. Rebellion is the spirit that is in the land and chaos will be the order of the day.  My light will have seemed to have vanished from the earth. My judgments will flag every nation as I remove the ones in power and replace them with the followers of evil.

    Where can you hide? Where can you seek refuge? The times are changing and the days are filled with evil. Man cannot overcome My judgment as they are set and the day of great wrath approaches this world.

    Is there a reason to hope? Is there any reason at all to lift your eyes to Me and give your little light to Me? Indeed, for those who have little light I will make your light shine all the brighter in the darkness of this hour.  Come to Me! Ground yourself in perfect obedience to Me and I will always be there with you even in the hour of despair.

    Freedom will depart from the land of the free as it departs from the nations of the world, but be of great cheer for I will protect those under My pinions and they will find rest in My sanctuary, the sanctuary of the Lord. Come now for evil is approaching swiftly – enter in to safety.

    Your Father



  • Man’s Ways

    “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways,” declares the LORD. “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways And My thoughts than your thoughts. Is. 55:7-8

    people massMan counts the days ahead as if he owned them, but I say you aren’t even promised tomorrow. Man spends a great amount of time on the days ahead, planning for the future, but fails to grasp the significance of today. I give grace to you for today. That is all you need. Tomorrow’s evil will take care of itself.

    Man rebels against Me declaring his freedom to live without Me. While at the same time he enters into more and more bondage. In truth there is no freedom without My forgiveness. The debt of man’s sin cannot be dealt with in other way except through the work of the cross. My Son paid the price. The ultimate sacrifice so that you may be free from the bondage of sin.

    Man’s voice is raised and many are declaring their rights to live as they want to live as they abandon the Word of God denying the Creator’s work. I Am the Light of the world. When you choose to live your life without Me, you will walk in darkness, not some darkness, but absolute darkness.

    As the end of the age approaches it should be more and more evident as to what is light and what is darkness. Anchor in My light now before it is too late for a great evil will soon be released upon the entire Earth. You who have truly built your life on the Rock will weather out the storm. Those whom have built upon the sand will be swept away.

    Do not pay Me lip service as your heart is far from seeking Me. You only fool yourself. The days are short and My people are unprepared for what awaits just over the horizon. The things which you are so focused on today will not matter when the storm comes. The student who will not prepare for the test will fail the test. Those who have weathered the enemy’s assault upon you and have seen every door closed to you must see that I allow for the trials to come not to discourage you but to direct you to Me.

    The path, My path is very narrow and few be there that find it. Put your entire trust in Me and I will guide you through the trials, not eliminate them. Ask yourself, “When do you need Me the most”? Is it when you are on the pinnacle or in the valley? When are you the most thirsty; at the well or in the desert?

    Come!

    Bro. Bill

    Scripture References:

    Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing? The kings of the earth take their stand And the rulers take counsel together Against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying,”Let us tear their fetters apart And cast away their cords from us!” He who sits in the heavens laughs, The Lord scoffs at them. Then He will speak to them in His anger And terrify them in His fury… Ps. 2:1-4

    Behold, the LORD’S hand is not so short That it cannot save; Nor is His ear so dull That it cannot hear. But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, And your sins have hidden His face from you so that He does not hear. For your hands are defiled with blood And your fingers with iniquity; Your lips have spoken falsehood, Your tongue mutters wickedness. No one sues righteously and no one pleads honestly. They trust in confusion and speak lies; They conceive mischief and bring forth iniquity. Is, 59:1-4

    “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it. “For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it. Mat. 7:13-14

    “Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock. “And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and yet it did not fall, for it had been founded on the rock. “Everyone who hears these words of Mine and does not act on them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. “The rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and it fell—and great was its fall.” Mat. 7:24-27

    “Sell your possessions and give to charity; make yourselves money belts which do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near nor moth destroys. “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Lk 12:33-34

    For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. Romans 8:15

    And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father. Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ. Howbeit then, when ye knew not God, ye did service unto them which by nature are no gods. But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage? Gal. 4:6-9

    Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded. James 4:8

    Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit.” Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away. Instead, you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and also do this or that.” James 4:13-15



  • Seeing In the Dark

    Sunday morning I entered quiet time with a heavy heart, He had been quiet for so long. I needed to hear from Him and asked the Lord, “What have I done that so offends you? Are you not still my Lord? Do you not still have my heart?”

    Then the word of the Lord came to me saying, “Come let us reason together, for I have graced you in many ways and indeed you truly walk in them. Although it isn’t understood by many, my paths are difficult to tread, even on a good day.

    bubble boyBreezes blow and then they’re gone.  In the wind there is hope for a season of change. Light will once again shine upon you from out of the darkness; you will come to see more light. Dark times are necessary to teach you to appreciate the good things of life all the more; few can truly understand this principal. For to be able to see light and glory and hope while in the darkest of times, will be essential in the days ahead. It is vital to have “hope” when it appears to be hopeless.

    Trust in Me and I will deliver you from the hands of those who are at odds with you, they are as a vapor to Me and will not stand in truth before Me. Between now and tomorrow I will deliver you from them. It will occur and the wind will cover your face. Let the word settle in your heart.

    I am able to deliver you. I have a plan. I have a purpose. Come let us reason together. Light comes to you in the darkness. Light covers you in darkness. It is the way of the Lord.”  -Journal Entry End –

    When my wife and I entered this season of walking blindly in the darkness, it just seemed crazy to think of God and to think of darkness. What was God saying to us…see in the dark!?

    His Glory –

    “Clouds and thick darkness surround Him; Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.  Ps 97:2 NAS

    “He bowed the heavens also, and came down

    With thick darkness under His feet.

    And He rode upon a cherub and flew;

    And He sped upon the wings of the wind.

    He made darkness His hiding place,

    His canopy around Him,

    Darkness of waters, thick clouds of the skies.

    From the brightness before Him passed His thick clouds,” Ps 18:9-12 NAS

    After entering into this season of testing, while in my quiet time, my eyes were closed and I was meditating on Him.  I saw a dark shadow in a robe, shaped like the Lord, slowly pass between my head and the lamp sitting on the table to the right of my chair. After He passed, I opened my eyes and saw nothing nor did I sense anything there. I believe it was God showing me that His glory and presence can be as thick as darkness.

    Then the LORD said, ‘Behold, there is a place by Me, and you shall stand there on the rock; and it will come about, while My glory is passing by, that I will put you in the cleft of the rock and cover you with My hand until I have passed by. Then I will take My hand away and you shall see My back, but My face shall not be seen.’” Ex 33:21-23 NAS

    “Then Solomon said, “The LORD has said that He would dwell in the thick cloud. I have surely built Thee a lofty house, a place for Thy dwelling forever.” 1 Kings 8:12-13 NAS

    “I will go before you and make the rough places smooth; I will shatter the doors of bronze, and cut through their iron bars.  I will give you the treasures of darkness, and hidden wealth of secret places, in order that you may know that it is I, The LORD, the God of Israel, who calls you by your name.” Isa 45:2-3 NAS

    Our God is ever teaching those who will follow Him in truth, new dimensions of Himself. Paul’s prayer in Ephesians 1:17 “That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him.”

    I pray this often, and I like it when God is revealing more knowledge of Him to me in dreams, visions and prophecies. I like serving God when His glory and His tangible presence are upon me. I like it when He seems so near to me and the anointing of God is so strong that I feel purposed in Him for great things. Who wouldn’t love that?

    man on ladderHowever, God wants us to see another side of Him that is vital for the days and the years ahead and it is vital for the Bride of Christ to arm herself with this knowledge. God wants us to learn about seeing Him in the darkness. I know what you’re thinking that God is light and there is no darkness in Him, which is true but I’m talking about finding Him in the trials, insults, distresses, persecutions and in the most difficult of times, in the delay, in everything! We must learn to see God where He can’t easily been seen. As it is said, “There is an appointed time for everything, and there is a time for every event under heaven.”  Eccl 3:1 NAS

    Paul wrote, “Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.” 2 Cor 12:10 NAS

    “Not that I speak from want; for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am in. I know how to get along with humble means, and I also know how to live in prosperity; in any and every circumstance I have learned the secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having abundance and suffering need. I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” Phil 4:11-13 NAS

    Paul said I have learned the “secret,” …which was seeing God in the darkness! He could see God when in abundance or when suffering need or filled and going hungry, he was content because he knew how God saw it, He allowed it.

    Its human nature to want things to be easy, but God knows that isn’t the best thing for us. How can we learn to trust God unless we are placed into situations where we (or anyone else) are unable to deliver us? Years ago, I was in the attic of our home, when my eye caught some weight lifting equipment lying on the floor. I heard Holy Spirit say, “It’s the resistance that makes you strong.”

    God allows the darkness to come with the trials and the testing. Jesus told Peter that Satan had demanded permission to test him and it appears that the Father, Son and Holy Spirit agreed it was a good idea. Peter was tested, and even denied Jesus, but He had already prayed for Peter’s faith not to fail.

    “Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat; but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned again, go and strengthen your brothers.” Luke 22:31-33 NAS

    When I asked, Lord how do we learn to see You in the darkness?  He reminded me that the human eye must acclimate when going from light to dark or visa versa in order for us to be able to see. During times of adjustment, we are helpless and feel vulnerable until our eyes have fully accustomed to the situation. Fear desires to grab hold of us when we can’t see. The correct thing for us to do is to walk blindly and to trust the fact that your steps are aligned with God and knowing that He sees clearly.

    If I say, “Surely the darkness will overwhelm me,

    And the light around me will be night,”

    Even the darkness is not dark to Thee,

    And the night is as bright as the day.

    Darkness and light are alike to Thee.” Ps 139:11-12 NAS

    Thinking too Much –

    Don’t think too much, it is possible to think ourselves right out of the plan of God. God is working on our behalf whither we realize it or not and regardless if it’s day or night. When we are in the period of darkness, God is working.

    Find Contentment –

    When we are in the darkness, we must become content with the darkness of unknowing and obscurity. We must learn to walk in pure child-like faith, relying on the Father and the fact that He is extremely aware of our plight. Eventually we will move from unknowing to knowing. We don’t have to understand why, we just have to believe!

    The Purpose –

    glass houseI believe that God is preparing people to train the bride of Christ. In order to properly undertake this responsibility, we must be purged, purified and refined just as the bride of Christ will be. The darkness and its process is part of God’s greater plan. The darkness is full of tilts, of topsy-turvy and of rollercoaster events which are meant to bring the believer into a place of insight, humility, and child-like faith.  The darkness is cleansing and gives us the ability to see God in the darkest of times. The coming years will be full of darkness and the greatest of evil is at the threshold of time now. Revelation 12: 7-14 (War in Heaven).

    Many church leaders around the world are reporting that the things in ministry that used to work are no longer working. Many ministries are struggling to make sense of it all. Attendance and offerings are down and the ones who are coming to church are perplexed as well. All the programs, sermons, praise songs, offerings, etc, aren’t able to keep people in church today. Many in leadership are frustrated and are making the mistake of brainstorming for new ideas to keep the people from leaving. They fail to recognize there has been a paradigm shift in the Spirit and that is the Preparation of the Bride has begun. The answer (insight) will be found when the church goes through a great period of darkness.

    “And some of those who have insight will fall, in order to refine, purge, and make them pure, until the end time; because it is still to come at the appointed time.” Dan 11:35 NAS

    And he said, “Go your way, Daniel, for these words are concealed and sealed up until the end time. Many will be purged, purified and refined; but the wicked will act wickedly, and none of the wicked will understand, but those who have insight will understand”. Dan 12:9-10 NAS

    I pray this brings as much healing to you as writing it has to me.

    Be Blessed In Him,

    Bro. Bill Nelson



  • Agents of Change -True Spiritual Warfare

    shipA few years ago my wife and I arrived in Galveston to set sail for a fabulous week on a western Caribbean cruise. My wife owns a cruise travel business so we have cruised and inspected these beautiful ships many times. One thing that is apparent from the concept, design and implementation of a cruise ship is that its sole purpose is for fun, for relaxation and for adventure. These are some of the reasons people sail on-board them by the millions each year.

    However, on one particular voyage, things didn’t go exactly as planned. We arrived in Galveston around noon on embarkation day only to find that the ship we were to be boarding shortly wasn’t back in port. What could possibly keep one of these mega-machines from being on time? The weather was perfect and the skies were clear with no strong winds blowing.

     We began to hear rumors that the night before the ships’ return, someone had jumped over board and the ship had spent about four hours in a search and rescue effort trying to recover the individual. All efforts to find them failed and the ship finally returned to port.

    We were upset at first for the inconvenience of the delay since it causes such chaos to the already hectic process of getting everyone off the ship with their luggage, clearing out the parking lots so the arriving guest can be accommodated with out delay.  Eventually, late that evening we set sail in the dark of the evening and we are now on our adventure.

    The next day was a full day at sea.  As my wife and I were walking the Lido deck of the ship, I couldn’t help but think about the young man who had jumped off the ship committing suicide the night before. I told my wife, “This ship was made for fun and the company that owns the cruse ship calls their fleet ‘The Fun Ships.’”

     What had happened was wrong! James 1:17 says, “Every good thing bestowed and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation, or shifting shadow.” This cruise ship’s concept, design and sole purpose was a good thing bestowed by God through mankind! The inspiration behind it was for pleasure and fun.

    The more I thought about this senseless death and the purpose of this beautiful ship, the angrier I became at the devils evil in the Earth. Something had to be done and I was going to do it. I told my wife what was troubling me and that we were going to declare what God’s purpose was for the ship and drive the evil spirit of suicide from the ship.

     We began to walk the deck speaking against the spirit of suicide commanding it to leave the ship and stated that it can’t return. We spent some time at this and then went about our cruise fun. A little bit later, I told my wife, “We’re not finished, we have to go back up on the Lido deck and speak against the spirit of suicide again.”

    rail_satan1Once again we walked on deck quietly declaring what this ship was created for and that suicide had no place here and had to go. After some time in prayer I felt a release and that we had accomplished what we as Christians are to do.

    That same night the Lord gave me a dream. In the dream I saw my wife and I walking the deck of the ship praying and speaking against the spirit of suicide. As we stood on deck near an air vent pipe, which rose above the deck about two feet, a snake as large as any anaconda on Earth came up out of the air vent and wrapped around my legs in a hideous effort to intimidate and to stay on board. In the dream, I told it to get off the ship and leave now! The snake unwrapped from my legs and darted back down the air vent pipe disappearing from sight. We continued to stand there and pray commanding it to leave. Suddenly the snake burst forth from the pipe and slithered over to the side of the ship and disappeared for good. We had won the battle and rejoiced greatly.

    When we awoke the next morning, I told my wife about the dream and how it revealed that the first time we went on deck and prayed the spirit of suicide didn’t leave the ship but only went in hiding. However, when Holy Spirit unctioned us to go back and pray again then the spirit of suicide left the ship.

    We rejoiced and to this day no one has committed suicide from that particular ship albeit they have from other ships in the cruise industry. How many lives have been spared due to this righteous act of faith and obedience to the Lord?

    Dear saints of God, we must recognize and engage the forces of evil with our faith. Just take the time to look at any situation and see if there is a problem and if it is contrary to the plan and purposes of God. If so, declare what God’s Word says about it and release His will into the situation.

    To better understand this subject please read the article “Release My Word Release My Word «” and “Speak My Word God Is Waiting For You to Speak His Word «

    In the book of Acts, chapter 26:18, Paul tells of the commission he received from the Lord Jesus, which is to “open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, in order that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.”

    sword_wordAs Christians we are to be impacting the world around us, where we live, where we work and yes, even where we travel. God has used me often to directly confront evil forces face-to-face and drive evil influences from the work place, from our neighborhood, the city where I reside and from where I travel, for we have been given dominion in this Earth over evil.

    I want to inject that in no way are the cruise lines at fault when someone listens to the evil seducing voice of suicide and jumps overboard. If there is any fault it would be on us…the Christians, who lack knowledge of spiritual matters and allow such evil in our presence. We must recognize that we are a royal priesthood and our commission from Christ is to become agents of change in our time while on the Earth.  In 1 Peter 2:9 Christians are a royal priesthood proclaiming the excellencies of Jesus to the world. 

    In conclusion it is vitally important to recognize the original purpose bestowed by the intent and gifts of God for all the things that surround our lives to see if each one of them is functioning according to His purpose. If not, we are to speak God’s word to the problem until we see the matter align back to God’s purpose. This includes our homes, our neighborhoods, our workplaces, our schools, our courts, our governments and the nations.

    We’re not to be railing against powers, rulers and authorities in the heavens and calling them down. That doesn’t scare or intimidate them in any way. What evil is most afraid of is the saint who grows in the glory of the Lord and the manifold wisdom of God demonstrating to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly places the power and authority of each Christian to bring the light into darkness exposing the evil of the devil’s kingdom. That is the church’s assignment and purpose according to Eph 3: 10 “so that the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known through the church to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly {places.}”

    Be dynamic in your faith and become and agent of change!!!

    Bro. Bill

    Scripture References:

    Dan. 2:2 “It is He who reveals the profound and hidden things; He knows what is in the darkness, And the light dwells with Him.

    Mat. 4:16 “THE PEOPLE WHO WERE SITTING IN DARKNESS SAW A GREAT LIGHT, AND THOSE WHO WERE SITTING IN THE LAND AND SHADOW OF DEATH, UPON THEM A LIGHT DAWNED.”

    JN 8:12 Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, “I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.”

    Rom. 2:9 and are confident that you yourself are a guide to the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,

    Rom. 13:12 The night is almost gone, and the day is near. Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

    1 cor. 4:5 Therefore do not go on passing judgment before the time, {but wait} until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the things hidden in the darkness and disclose the motives of {men’s} hearts; and then each man’s praise will come to him from God.

    2 Cor. 4:6 For God, who said, “Light shall shine out of darkness,” is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

    Eph. 5:8 for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light

    1 Thes. 5:5  for you are all sons of light and sons of day. We are not of night nor of darkness;

    1 Pet. 2:9 “But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR {God’s} OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;” 



  • The Challenges Ahead

    Prophecy – 2/21/2009

    Bro. Bill

     

    USAThe challenges ahead are great for this country (USA) and the means of the past will not work in the future. All things will become more difficult as time passes on. It will be futile to devise your plans to work around all your problems for they are all intertwined and knit together so when you move to correct one problem you create another.

    Leave your plight to Me and trust that I have the ability to sustain those who call out to My name, even in this late hour. I will hear from heaven and will save all who call upon the Lord, for darkness grows upon the earth and time becomes a shallow pool. I will bring a refreshing wind upon your face and wipe away your tears in this hour of destiny. Give your life to me and trust that I Am and you will see the salvation of the Lord amidst the cloud of darkness and despair.

    Oh troubled ones, come and rest your weary heads on My shoulder and I will give you rest. Am I not the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob who has been blessed by Me. Are you not a member of this covenant? Indeed your are so take solace in your plight and rejoice in Me for I am the Lord, God of all, all who call upon Me.

    Your Father

    Scripture ref.

     

    Mat. 8:11 “I say to you that many will come from east and west, and recline {at the table} with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven;

    Mat. 22:32 ‘I AM THE GOD OF ABRAHAM, AND THE GOD OF ISAAC, AND THE GOD OF JACOB‘? He is not the God of the dead but of the living.”

    Acts 3:25 “It is you who are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant which God made with your fathers, saying to Abraham, ‘AND IN YOUR SEED ALL THE FAMILIES OF THE EARTH SHALL BE BLESSED.’

    Heb. 8:6 But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry, by as much as He is also the mediator of a better covenant, which has been enacted on better promises.

     Heb. 12:24-25  and to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks better than {the blood} of Abel. See to it that you do not refuse Him who is speaking. For if those did not escape when they refused him who warned {them} on earth, much less {will} we {escape} who turn away from Him who {warns} from heaven.