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That They All May be One

This message by Brother Cecil duCille entitled “That They All May be One” was given at a conference in Jamaica, June 2004.

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Walking in Power

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Scripture reading: John 1:5

I was in India one time and, for some reason, I provoked the angel of death. I did not willfully do it; I just started to study about the Hindu god Kali and went into a store that had different images and other things. I said to the man, “I want to know something about this spirit called Kali.” He looked at me. I said, “Yes, do you have any literature here?” He replied, “Well, this is all I have,” and gave me a book. I paid him for it and man alive! The man was a worshipper of Kali! Without knowing it, I had gone directly to the priest of Kali and told him I was against Kali. When I went home, the spirit came in and attacked me. I grappled with him and started to speak, “In the Name of Jesus! I command you to lose your hold!” But it was ineffective. The spirit of God came to me and whispered in my right ear, “The Blood.” That is a different ball game! That is a higher level! You cannot talk to a spirit like this with just the words that might be powerful to some spirits. YOU HAVE TO GET UP THERE WITH HIM!

Brethren, I say it every time I preach to you. Get yourself trained in commanding the Blood of Jesus Christ. If you are not trained, then when you are in battle, you will not be able to remember it. Somehow or the other, the power of the spirit that is before you prevents you from reaching out to the Blood. That is, unless you are already in the Blood; unless you are already moving with the Blood!

You know, one time when I was a young man, God was teaching me the Gospel. I did not go to Bible school. I went to God’s school! As He was teaching me the Gospel, one of the things He taught me was the crucifixion. He said, “Come with Me, and let Me show you the crucifixion.” Have you ever taken your Bible, gone through the whole crucifixion and imagined what all happened there? He took me through the crucifixion and every step of the way I felt the pain, the suffering. I saw them dragging Jesus along. I saw Him with His hands tied and a man spit right in His face. He carried me to the cross, and I saw the Blood!

Do you know what happened, brethren? In India, when this prince of devils attacked me, I began to see the Blood again! My mind went back to the Blood of Jesus Christ. When you do that, you are LIFTED! Immediately, you are lifted into another realm! Yes! I said, “SMITE HIM, Lord!” The Blood smote him right in the middle of his head and he crumbled to the floor!

OH GOD, HELP US TO UNDERSTAND! HELP US, LORD, TO UNDERSTAND!

“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the DARKNESS of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places” (Ephesians 6:12).

The “DARKNESS…” Do you know what darkness is? It is opposite to light; but the darkness cannot overcome the light (John 1:5). Light overcomes darkness! I want you to understand that. Any time the darkness comes upon you, TURN ON THE LIGHT! Have you ever had a dream where you go to turn on the light, and the light won’t come on? You turn on the bulb, and nothing happens? God wants you to begin to practice to turn on the light! Hallelujah!

God is speaking to many of you. He is saying, “Turn on the light.” In other words, your mind is your eastern gate. And eastern gate is the gate through which God comes in. So many other things are crowding up in that gate, preventing God from coming through. Just begin to repeat the Word of God. Yes! “I am the Lord thy God, that brought thee out of the land of Egypt and out of the house of bondage.” Say, “I will have no other God beside You. You are my God. You are my Savior.” “Deliver me now from this darkness that is coming down upon my soul!” Amen! Begin to talk aloud! Begin to read the Bible. Sometimes your mind is so befuddled that you cannot remember words to say. Get the Bible! Read it!

Psalm 91:5-8, “Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day; Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee. Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.”

(Excerpt from The Omega Message, December 2003, pg. 49-50)

Thought for today: We need to walk in the power that we have been given!

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Scripture reading: Matthew 28:18

Have you ever wondered why it is that even though “all power is given unto me (you) in heaven and on earth” (Matthew 28:18), we are suffering so much? Why do we have our houses being broken up? Why are we being smashed to pieces? It is because God is ALLOWING it! Now, why would my God allow that? You see, God has given you a weapon, but if you do not use it, you are going to die.

I remember David moaning for Abner (2 Samuel 3:33). He said, “Abner, oh Abner is a fool!” He said, “He died with his weapon in his sheath. He allowed the man to take him and kiss him, plunge his sword into him and kill him when he had his sword in his sheath.” David would have been pleased if he had died fighting instead. This is the situation with the church!

Brethren! Psalm 91:1 says, “He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” “…shall!” Amen! There is NO excuse for failure! NO excuse! The first thing that happens to you, when something begins to happen to your life, is that the devil starts telling you, “Oh, it is natural. It is natural.” IT IS NOT NATURAL! Sister, it is not natural for your husband to be taken away from you. Do not believe anything else but that God gave you that man! Do not believe that it is God’s will for him to be away from his children. You have to believe the truth! Hallelujah! Begin to command it! You have a blood covenant with him! Yes! You have a blood covenant with him, but many times we do not exercise our blood covenant because we are afraid that God might kill him. Isn’t that true? Many times we are afraid that he might die if God goes to arrest him, but that man is part of your blood and your body and you must command God to release him! But you see, because he might be held by a prince, it is necessary for you to rise up to the place where the power of the prince is, before you can overcome him. Amen.

The church could do it. Now, what do I mean by that? I mean that God has given us power. I remember my brother, Frank. He was a wild, wild, fun loving fellow! Oh, he would be just going! When I would see the man, it would just grieve my soul. Do you know what I said? I put my life on the line and I said to God, “If that boy does not come to Jesus Christ, kill me! My life is not worth living if Your Word is not true to me! Kill me!”

Now, you cannot fool with God. You cannot say that if you do not mean it, and you cannot mean it unless you have the spiritual energy. There is one level of energy down here, and there is another level up there. If a prince up there holds your family, you have to get up there also to knock him out. YOU CANNOT STAY DOWN HERE AND WIN UP THERE! Don’t you understand? The frequency on which he operates is up there; the powers that bind your person or your family are on a higher level. If you stay down here, the spirit does not even hear you. You rebuke him, but he does not hear you. Amen!

So you have the power! Remember, “All POWER is given unto me (you) in heaven and in earth” (Matthew 28:18).

(Excerpt from The Omega Message, December 2003, pg. 48-49)

Thought for today: Let us stop fighting in the natural, but let us start using our spiritual weapons and set the captives free.

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Scripture reading: Luke 11:21-22

Ephesians 6:12 talk about us fighting against principalities and also “powers.” This word “powers” is “exousias” in the Greek; it translates as “authorities.” It means there are some spirits that get an authority to do so and so to you, and then so and so to you. I do not know if any of you have had a spirit sent directly against you to do something to you. When that spirit comes and you discern it, reject it and turn it back, it returns to the one who sent it and does to him the same thing it was sent to do to you. We are talking about a spirit that comes at you directly directed.

It says here “powers” (“exousias;” spirits with authority). Do you know that spirits are like dogs that will follow the scent of a person? Oh, yes. The people who deal with spirits will take your clothes and present it to a spirit. Just like the police who will take somebody’s clothes, give it to the dog and let him smell it; and the dog begins to follow that scent until he finds the person. (I hope you don’t think I am telling you tales out of school, do you?) Therefore, ninety-five percent of the things that people do are spirit motivated. It is probably more like ninety-nine percent, but I will give you the benefit of the doubt. It is not the people! Very often, the people, if they were left alone, would be pretty nice and love you. But there are spirits that are forcing them to do things! Amen!

Let me give you an example: You marry a wife. When you married her, she was such a sweet person. She made a covenant with you and you made a covenant with her. Your heart was with her. Her heart was with you. But then one day she gets up and slashes you with a word. It is not her! Immediately, you should rise up in wisdom and begin to work against that spirit that has dared to come into your house and touch your wife. Amen! You see, it is because you are blind that you are believing that “This woman that I married, that God gave to me—she is coming against me!” It is because you are BLIND! If you were in the Spirit, if you were awake and ALIVE, you would realize that something has come upon her! Yes! Something has come upon her and she could not overcome it. Something stronger than her! IMMEDIATELY you would say, “How dare you, Satan, to come in here and take charge of my wife! How dare you come in here and cause her to say so and so, or to do so and so! This woman is of the Lord! This woman has been given to me of God! This woman is an anointed son of God! I WILL NOT ACCEPT IT!” Amen! Hallelujah! DO NOT ACCEPT IT! Go against the devil! Enter into warfare for your household, because the Bible says that if a strong man keeps his house, it takes a stronger man to come into it and break it up (see Luke 11:21-22).

Many years ago there was a meeting of witches and wizards, and whatever else they were. They came to a conclusion that they must begin to come against the households of all the ministers. And I have seen the deterioration in the household of ministers from that day until now. The ministry does not understand. Many of them divorce and remarry, and divorce again; they have not realized that it has been a devil coming against their households. We are talking about the “exousias,” the spiritual “authorities.”

(Excerpt from The Omega Message, December 2003, pg. 45-46)

Thought for today:  Do not get fooled by natural manifestations but be of an understanding heart and see the spiritual powers (authorities) that stand behind the behaviors of people.

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Scripture reading: Ephesians 6:12

When you look at Ephesians 6:12, you will see the word “principality.” This word is made out of two words: “princi,” which means “prince,” and “pality,” which means “kingdom.” The people who fight with the prince are his “pality;” the spirits also that go along with him are his “pality.” So when a prince comes to you, he has strength behind him. He has his whole “pality” behind him! A rulership!

So then, these princes are going to come against you, against the church. You need to understand that in this hour many princes are fighting against us. You can look at some churches and see that they are completely taken over by a prince that rules them. You can tell by certain things that rule in their midst. Amen! Then you look at another church and see another prince ruling. Some churches are ruled by a “carnal” spirit (see 1 Corinthians 3:3), and the carnal spirit just takes everybody. Once you become a member of that church, you come under the influence. Why? It is because when a person ministers to you, he ministers to you himself. He ministers to you what is of him. The Spirit of God coming through him is like water pouring through a pipe that has some dye in it; the water comes out colored with the dye. This is one of the reasons you should not give your children to the world to teach them, because every time they go to a carnal teacher, they receive not only mathematics, but also carnality. Whatever belongs to the person, whatever is wrong with the person, the child receives it. I have known homosexual teachers that have taught children, and the children came out to be homosexuals without the teacher telling them to be homosexuals—because it is a spirit!

We are ministering on a different plane from the natural. Jesus said, “…the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are LIFE” (John 6:63). Some words that people speak, they are spirit and they are DEATH! I do not know if someone has ever spoken a word to you that strikes you so hard that it brings sadness, pain, or anger to you. Now, you have to be able to resist that! Somebody should be able to tell you the worst thing in the world and it does not hit you inside because you have a guard up in the spirit. Amen! If you knew why the person was coming against you, then you would say, “Oh, I know what it is! It is a spirit! I can see the spirit.” Look in his eyes while he is speaking, and you will see the spirit. Yes! Sometimes he tries to disguise it and cover up, but look and see the spirit coming through him at you! That spirit wants to hurt you. And you get hurt and say, “Oh boy, I will NEVER do that again! I will have nothing more to do with this fellow!” Guess what? That is what the spirit ministered to you! You are doing just what that spirit wanted you to do.

Somebody comes and says, “You are a dog!” You know that you are not a dog, therefore you should turn it back and say, “God, have mercy upon him. He called me a dog. That means he is speaking from another spirit.”

Once I was in a service. A sister got up, and said, “Stand, Brother duCille!” I stood up and she said to everybody, “This man is living in adultery!” I said, “Praise God! I am clean!” Amen! The idea is, I did not have it against the sister. I love her dearly. But another spirit had taken hold of her and God allowed her to come against me because He knew I could help her. The moment I rebuked the spirit, she got deliverance. But I did not get up and say, “Oh, you are a liar, you so and so!” That is stupid! That is exactly what the spirit wants you to do! The sister is not the liar. She is just weak and has been taken over by another spirit; and all you have to do is to quietly come against the spirit and save the person out of this principality.

“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places” (Ephesians 6:12).

(Excerpt from The Omega Message, December 2003, pg. 43-45)

Thought for today:  Let us choose to fight against princes and their palities not only for our own lives but also for the lives of our brethren.

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Scripture reading: Revelation 1:5-6

Let us talk again about wrestling against princes and their palities – “principalities.” What is a prince? Can you conjure up in your mind what a prince is? Yes, it is one who is supposed to inherit a kingdom or a throne. When God said that there are principalities, it means that the spirits that fell (or deliberately threw themselves down from heaven – see Jude 1:6) were promised a kingdom. Satan promised them a kingdom. But the problem with that promise is that it is the same kingdom which is promised to Jesus Christ. Jesus says to us, “YOU are My kingdom.” He also says, “I will make you a kingdom of priests (Exodus 19:6, Revelation 1:6).”

So, what happened? Satan went out and took this kingdom. He took it, because you and I were in the kingdom of the enemy and we were all filled with devils. Satan thought that he had won. But you see, time is only a little speck in the long thing that we call eternity. At the beginning there is eternity, then a time comes and it becomes an interruption in eternity, and then the eternity continues. So all Satan has is a little window of time in which to rule in a kingdom. These princes feel that you belong to them. Yes! It was in Freeport, Illinois that the devil came personally to a brother who was there to minister to the people of God and told him, “These people are not yours. They are mine!” The same thing happened to us up in a place called Mona, wherein the devil came into the meeting and said, “I have my people here also.” When he said that, a little girl, 12 years of age, jumped up and said, “SATAN, TAKE YOUR PEOPLE AND GO!” It was the absolute Word of God! When she said that, three women jumped up and sailed through the door, never to return.

I want you to understand that Satan is going around claiming you as his kingdom. He has offered you to certain spirits that he calls “Princes.” These spirits expect to inherit you, to have you. You know, it is like how you have a herd of cows; you breed them, you feed them, you kill them, you eat them, you drink their milk, and you keep them multiplying. That is the way Satan is looking at the people of the world. He sees them as his kingdom and he offered this kingdom to his princes. These princes are generally angels who have fallen from the second realm of heaven.

I do not know if you understand what I am talking about. There is the heaven of heavens, where God (Father, Son, and Holy Ghost) is. Then there is another realm under it where you have the angels Michael, Gabriel, and Heylel. These are their names as given in the Bible and you notice they all end in “el.” The “el” part of their names, in the Hebrew language, is “God.” So the name Gabriel means “Messenger of God;” and Michael means “Like God.” They are the high spirits. (Note: Heylel is the name in the Hebrew of the angel spoken of in Isaiah 14:12 who fell and became Satan. The KJV translators called him by the name “Lucifer,” which is the name of the Morning Star god that was worshipped by the Saturnalians.) God never gives us any other names of angels in the Bible. So any other names of angels that you have heard of, they are devil angels.

Now, these spirits have magnificent powers. I believe that it is from the third realm that they have gotten some of these princes, but these angels (Michael, Gabriel) are stronger, higher, and more powerful than the ordinary angels. When the ordinary angels cannot get certain things done, they appeal to this higher realm. Do you remember the time (in Daniel 10) when Gabriel went with the message and he could not get through because he was facing another angel of the same magnitude as himself? He could not pass through with the message to the people of God because the people of God were serving the devil. Gabriel called back to heaven and God sent Michael. When Michael came, he showed the blood (forgiveness of sins). Forgiveness of sins! He said, “These people that you say are yours, WE COVER THEM WITH THE BLOOD OF JESUS!” The devil had to back off and the message went through to Daniel.

I want you therefore to understand where we are and what I am trying to show you. It is something very profound that God has given me to give you and I hope you have the energy to accept it.

(Excerpt from The Omega Message, December 2003, pg. 42-43)

Thought for today:  Let us fight for our inheritance in the Kingdom of God and reject the right of Satan to rule over us.

This message by Brother Cecil duCille entitled “The Spirit World” was given at a conference in Jamaica, June 2004.

For more video messages please visit Butter and Honey.

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