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Scripture reading: Genesis 2:18-23

Let us talk today about being an example to the flock of God. You know, my wife and I have been married for over thirty years and we have never had a quarrel. We have had disagreements wherein I said, “This is black,” and she said, “This is white.” When this happens, immediately I want to find out why she should say that it is white when it is black and she is proving to me that it is white. We say, “Okay, let us see whether it is white or black. We will find out soon.” Then we agree to go either white or black. Needless to say, most of the times I am on the losing side. Oh, yes!

So I learned to lose. You see, the image that a man goes into his home with is generally that he is always right. Sometimes you are ashamed that you are wrong, but you shouldn’t be ashamed. You asked God for a helpmeet and here you have another brain just as active as yours, another spirit just as active as yours, another soul connected with God, and this is where your strength lies. But if you dare to overpower this child of God, this son of God in your house, so that you are always on top, you have destroyed your sanctuary. That is just what God said about Satan, “You have destroyed your sanctuaries” (Ezekiel 28:18). In other words God gave you a woman, God gave the woman a man so that between both of them no devil in hell, no nothing can proceed and conquer. Because you see, the two of you are a whole man. One of you is only a piece of a man.

Let me tell you, I thought I had great discernment. Oh man, I could see through a nine inch wall. But I found out that I was absolutely blind in some places. I asked God, “But I can’t understand how can I see in this realm so much and be so blind in this other area?”

Like in the realm of the Word; I will see in the realm of the Word beyond almost any man that I know. The moment God shows me the word, I can see way out there. I can see other things, too; I have discernment of spirits. I am sleeping on one side and a spirit comes through the door on the other side and I see him. I know exactly what he is, what he is in here for, everything like that. Yet, I discovered that I was absolutely blind in some sections and I asked God about it.

God said that is the way He made me. He asked me, “Can you see in the back of your head?”

You haven’t got a good idea of what your head looks like in the back, yet your wife has to put up with it every day. She sees the back of your head all the while and knows it intimately. The moment you discover that you are weak in certain areas, you will give way. You will go to your wife and say, “What do you think about this? How do you feel?”

There is another thing too that men lose out with – spiritual feelings. Did you know that the five senses that you have – smelling, hearing, seeing, feeling, and tasting – are five spiritual senses? God would never have made you with anything natural that isn’t spiritual. The natural senses are only teaching you that there are five spiritual senses and you might be very good at seeing, yet be kind of deaf in the ears. Anything you see or feel, check it out with your wife.

These women, brothers, (women, this is not for you now, I am talking to the men) have got a feeling sense that sometimes is very senseless. You ask her and she says, “I don’t feel right about that.”

You say, “Why don’t you feel right about it? Isn’t it the Word of God? Doesn’t it look right?” And so and so – everything is right.

“But I just don’t feel right about it.”

She can’t explain why she doesn’t feel right; it has no sense, it has no reason. Don’t step over it, brothers! Don’t step over that little funny feeling. There is a thing called, “I have a check.” If you are going to move this chair and you don’t feel 100% right about it, don’t touch it. It is something that the Holy Ghost is putting into you so that you might not move out of spirit. If you don’t pay attention to it, you will always get burned.

(Excerpt from The Omega Message, December 2011, pg. 16-18)

Thought for today: God gave the man a woman and God gave the woman a man so that between both of them no devil in hell can proceed and conquer.

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Scripture reading: Ephesians 5:25-30

I visited a church one day to preach, and involuntarily ran down to a man and prophesied to him in the name of the Lord. I did not know what I was doing. The man and many other members of the church were taken by sin. They claimed that I wrecked the church. They would never call me. They did not want me to come back there. However, what happened was that the church was sitting down with sin. If a church sits down with sin, that church is “Babylon.” It is Babylon, because it is taken by every foul demon and devil, and they are living in in comfortably. If the devil comes to church, and he is comfortable with you, then you are in Babylon.

If you have no discernment, you are not walking with the Lord! God says that in the latter days He will pour out of His Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and daughters will prophesy, and see dreams and visions! To keep a clean church, things must be seen by the church and handled properly or else devils will creep in and make nests all over the place!

So God said, “This is Babylon” (because it is taken over), and it has become “the habitation of devils, the hold of every foul spirit, a cage of every unclean and hateful bird” (Revelation 18:2). I could write books and tell you stories about devils living in the church. Demonic manifestations! Somebody starts out manifesting in a spirit, and devils take over the whole church! I am talking about a church of God, where people are speaking in tongues. I have seen devils take over a whole church with demonic manifestations from the bishop right down; and they cut short every true manifestation and quench the Spirit of God.

Somebody brought into the church a strange manifestation; they call it “Mystery.” The devil takes over—stamping and rhythmic chanting without words—“mystery of iniquity!” That must not happen in our midst! God has watchmen (watchchildren, watchwomen), and they must see what is happening in the church; they must be able to speak the word of God, and, of course, to be able to handle it in the right way. We do not want anybody running up to the pulpit and shouting out anybody’s name. That is confusion. That is why we have an eldership. People should go to the eldership and say, “This is what God has shown me…” Let them deal with it. God will teach them wisdom; but the Church must be clean. God has spoken in His Word (Ephesians 5:25-30), “I will have My Church without spot, blemish, or wrinkle or any such thing.”

I believe that God has shown me the destruction of the church system. I believe that God has shown me the total overthrow of the thing that we call “church,” and that God has said to us that we must get out of it.

(Excerpt from The Omega Message, December 1997, pg. 29-30)

Thought for today: Let us be the watchmen, see what is happening in the church, and speak the word of God.

Read Full Post »

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Scripture reading: Genesis 2:18-23

Let us talk today about being an example to the flock of God. You know, my wife and I have been married for over thirty years and we have never had a quarrel. We have had disagreements wherein I said, “This is black,” and she said, “This is white.” When this happens, immediately I want to find out why she should say that it is white when it is black and she is proving to me that it is white. We say, “Okay, let us see whether it is white or black. We will find out soon.” Then we agree to go either white or black. Needless to say, most of the times I am on the losing side. Oh, yes!

So I learned to lose. You see, the image that a man goes into his home with is generally that he is always right. Sometimes you are ashamed that you are wrong, but you shouldn’t be ashamed. You asked God for a helpmeet and here you have another brain just as active as yours, another spirit just as active as yours, another soul connected with God, and this is where your strength lies. But if you dare to overpower this child of God, this son of God in your house, so that you are always on top, you have destroyed your sanctuary. That is just what God said about Satan, “You have destroyed your sanctuaries” (Ezekiel 28:18). In other words God gave you a woman, God gave the woman a man so that between both of them no devil in hell, no nothing can proceed and conquer. Because you see, the two of you are a whole man. One of you is only a piece of a man.

Let me tell you, I thought I had great discernment. Oh man, I could see through a nine inch wall. But I found out that I was absolutely blind in some places. I asked God, “But I can’t understand how can I see in this realm so much and be so blind in this other area?”

Like in the realm of the Word; I will see in the realm of the Word beyond almost any man that I know. The moment God shows me the word, I can see way out there. I can see other things, too; I have discernment of spirits. I am sleeping on one side and a spirit comes through the door on the other side and I see him. I know exactly what he is, what he is in here for, everything like that. Yet, I discovered that I was absolutely blind in some sections and I asked God about it.

God said that is the way He made me. He asked me, “Can you see in the back of your head?”

You haven’t got a good idea of what your head looks like in the back, yet your wife has to put up with it every day. She sees the back of your head all the while and knows it intimately. The moment you discover that you are weak in certain areas, you will give way. You will go to your wife and say, “What do you think about this? How do you feel?”

There is another thing too that men lose out with – spiritual feelings. Did you know that the five senses that you have – smelling, hearing, seeing, feeling, and tasting – are five spiritual senses? God would never have made you with anything natural that isn’t spiritual. The natural senses are only teaching you that there are five spiritual senses and you might be very good at seeing, yet be kind of deaf in the ears. Anything you see or feel, check it out with your wife.

These women, brothers, (women, this is not for you now, I am talking to the men) have got a feeling sense that sometimes is very senseless. You ask her and she says, “I don’t feel right about that.”

You say, “Why don’t you feel right about it? Isn’t it the Word of God? Doesn’t it look right?” And so and so – everything is right.

“But I just don’t feel right about it.”

She can’t explain why she doesn’t feel right; it has no sense, it has no reason. Don’t step over it, brothers! Don’t step over that little funny feeling. There is a thing called, “I have a check.” If you are going to move this chair and you don’t feel 100% right about it, don’t touch it. It is something that the Holy Ghost is putting into you so that you might not move out of spirit. If you don’t pay attention to it, you will always get burned.

(Excerpt from The Omega Message, December 2011, pg. 16-18)

Thought for today: God gave the man a woman and God gave the woman a man so that between both of them no devil in hell can proceed and conquer.

Read Full Post »

[Printable version]

Scripture reading: Ephesians 5:25-30

I visited a church one day to preach, and involuntarily ran down to a man and prophesied to him in the name of the Lord. I did not know what I was doing. The man and many other members of the church were taken by sin. They claimed that I wrecked the church. They would never call me. They did not want me to come back there. However, what happened was that the church was sitting down with sin. If a church sits down with sin, that church is “Babylon.” It is Babylon, because it is taken by every foul demon and devil, and they are living in in comfortably. If the devil comes to church, and he is comfortable with you, then you are in Babylon.

If you have no discernment, you are not walking with the Lord! God says that in the latter days He will pour out of His Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and daughters will prophesy, and see dreams and visions! To keep a clean church, things must be seen by the church and handled properly or else devils will creep in and make nests all over the place!

So God said, “This is Babylon” (because it is taken over), and it has become “the habitation of devils, the hold of every foul spirit, a cage of every unclean and hateful bird” (Revelation 18:2). I could write books and tell you stories about devils living in the church. Demonic manifestations! Somebody starts out manifesting in a spirit, and devils take over the whole church! I am talking about a church of God, where people are speaking in tongues. I have seen devils take over a whole church with demonic manifestations from the bishop right down; and they cut short every true manifestation and quench the Spirit of God.

Somebody brought into the church a strange manifestation; they call it “Mystery.” The devil takes over—stamping and rhythmic chanting without words—“mystery of iniquity!” That must not happen in our midst! God has watchmen (watchchildren, watchwomen), and they must see what is happening in the church; they must be able to speak the word of God, and, of course, to be able to handle it in the right way. We do not want anybody running up to the pulpit and shouting out anybody’s name. That is confusion. That is why we have an eldership. People should go to the eldership and say, “This is what God has shown me…” Let them deal with it. God will teach them wisdom; but the Church must be clean. God has spoken in His Word (Ephesians 5:25-30), “I will have My Church without spot, blemish, or wrinkle or any such thing.”

I believe that God has shown me the destruction of the church system. I believe that God has shown me the total overthrow of the thing that we call “church,” and that God has said to us that we must get out of it.

(Excerpt from The Omega Message, December 1997, pg. 29-30)

Thought for today: Let us be the watchmen, see what is happening in the church, and speak the word of God.

Read Full Post »

[Printable version]

Scripture reading: Genesis 2:18-23

Let us talk today about being an example to the flock of God. You know, my wife and I have been married for over thirty years and we have never had a quarrel. We have had disagreements wherein I said, “This is black,” and she said, “This is white.” When this happens, immediately I want to find out why she should say that it is white when it is black and she is proving to me that it is white. We say, “Okay, let us see whether it is white or black. We will find out soon.” Then we agree to go either white or black. Needless to say, most of the times I am on the losing side. Oh, yes!

So I learned to lose. You see, the image that a man goes into his home with is generally that he is always right. Sometimes you are ashamed that you are wrong, but you shouldn’t be ashamed. You asked God for a helpmeet and here you have another brain just as active as yours, another spirit just as active as yours, another soul connected with God, and this is where your strength lies. But if you dare to overpower this child of God, this son of God in your house, so that you are always on top, you have destroyed your sanctuary. That is just what God said about Satan, “You have destroyed your sanctuaries” (Ezekiel 28:18). In other words God gave you a woman, God gave the woman a man so that between both of them no devil in hell, no nothing can proceed and conquer. Because you see, the two of you are a whole man. One of you is only a piece of a man.

Let me tell you, I thought I had great discernment. Oh man, I could see through a nine inch wall. But I found out that I was absolutely blind in some places. I asked God, “But I can’t understand how can I see in this realm so much and be so blind in this other area?”

Like in the realm of the Word; I will see in the realm of the Word beyond almost any man that I know. The moment God shows me the word, I can see way out there. I can see other things, too; I have discernment of spirits. I am sleeping on one side and a spirit comes through the door on the other side and I see him. I know exactly what he is, what he is in here for, everything like that. Yet, I discovered that I was absolutely blind in some sections and I asked God about it.

God said that is the way He made me. He asked me, “Can you see in the back of your head?”

You haven’t got a good idea of what your head looks like in the back, yet your wife has to put up with it every day. She sees the back of your head all the while and knows it intimately. The moment you discover that you are weak in certain areas, you will give way. You will go to your wife and say, “What do you think about this? How do you feel?”

There is another thing too that men lose out with – spiritual feelings. Did you know that the five senses that you have – smelling, hearing, seeing, feeling, and tasting – are five spiritual senses? God would never have made you with anything natural that isn’t spiritual. The natural senses are only teaching you that there are five spiritual senses and you might be very good at seeing, yet be kind of deaf in the ears. Anything you see or feel, check it out with your wife.

These women, brothers, (women, this is not for you now, I am talking to the men) have got a feeling sense that sometimes is very senseless. You ask her and she says, “I don’t feel right about that.”

You say, “Why don’t you feel right about it? Isn’t it the Word of God? Doesn’t it look right?” And so and so – everything is right.

“But I just don’t feel right about it.”

She can’t explain why she doesn’t feel right; it has no sense, it has no reason. Don’t step over it, brothers! Don’t step over that little funny feeling. There is a thing called, “I have a check.” If you are going to move this chair and you don’t feel 100% right about it, don’t touch it. It is something that the Holy Ghost is putting into you so that you might not move out of spirit. If you don’t pay attention to it, you will always get burned.

(Excerpt from The Omega Message, December 2011, pg. 16-18)

Thought for today: God gave the man a woman and God gave the woman a man so that between both of them no devil in hell can proceed and conquer.

Read Full Post »

[Printable version]

Scripture reading: Ephesians 5:25-30

I visited a church one day to preach, and involuntarily ran down to a man and prophesied to him in the name of the Lord. I did not know what I was doing. The man and many other members of the church were taken by sin. They claimed that I wrecked the church. They would never call me. They did not want me to come back there. However, what happened was that the church was sitting down with sin. If a church sits down with sin, that church is “Babylon.” It is Babylon, because it is taken by every foul demon and devil, and they are living in in comfortably. If the devil comes to church, and he is comfortable with you, then you are in Babylon.

If you have no discernment, you are not walking with the Lord! God says that in the latter days He will pour out of His Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and daughters will prophesy, and see dreams and visions! To keep a clean church, things must be seen by the church and handled properly or else devils will creep in and make nests all over the place!

So God said, “This is Babylon” (because it is taken over), and it has become “the habitation of devils, the hold of every foul spirit, a cage of every unclean and hateful bird” (Revelation 18:2). I could write books and tell you stories about devils living in the church. Demonic manifestations! Somebody starts out manifesting in a spirit, and devils take over the whole church! I am talking about a church of God, where people are speaking in tongues. I have seen devils take over a whole church with demonic manifestations from the bishop right down; and they cut short every true manifestation and quench the Spirit of God.

Somebody brought into the church a strange manifestation; they call it “Mystery.” The devil takes over—stamping and rhythmic chanting without words—“mystery of iniquity!” That must not happen in our midst! God has watchmen (watchchildren, watchwomen), and they must see what is happening in the church; they must be able to speak the word of God, and, of course, to be able to handle it in the right way. We do not want anybody running up to the pulpit and shouting out anybody’s name. That is confusion. That is why we have an eldership. People should go to the eldership and say, “This is what God has shown me…” Let them deal with it. God will teach them wisdom; but the Church must be clean. God has spoken in His Word (Ephesians 5:25-30), “I will have My Church without spot, blemish, or wrinkle or any such thing.”

I believe that God has shown me the destruction of the church system. I believe that God has shown me the total overthrow of the thing that we call “church,” and that God has said to us that we must get out of it.

(Excerpt from The Omega Message, December 1997, pg. 29-30)

Thought for today: Let us be the watchmen, see what is happening in the church, and speak the word of God.

Read Full Post »

[Printable version]

Scripture reading: Genesis 2:18-23

Let us talk today about being an example to the flock of God. You know, my wife and I have been married for over thirty years and we have never had a quarrel. We have had disagreements wherein I said, “This is black,” and she said, “This is white.” When this happens, immediately I want to find out why she should say that it is white when it is black and she is proving to me that it is white. We say, “Okay, let us see whether it is white or black. We will find out soon.” Then we agree to go either white or black. Needless to say, most of the times I am on the losing side. Oh, yes!

So I learned to lose. You see, the image that a man goes into his home with is generally that he is always right. Sometimes you are ashamed that you are wrong, but you shouldn’t be ashamed. You asked God for a helpmeet and here you have another brain just as active as yours, another spirit just as active as yours, another soul connected with God, and this is where your strength lies. But if you dare to overpower this child of God, this son of God in your house, so that you are always on top, you have destroyed your sanctuary. That is just what God said about Satan, “You have destroyed your sanctuaries” (Ezekiel 28:18). In other words God gave you a woman, God gave the woman a man so that between both of them no devil in hell, no nothing can proceed and conquer. Because you see, the two of you are a whole man. One of you is only a piece of a man.

Let me tell you, I thought I had great discernment. Oh man, I could see through a nine inch wall. But I found out that I was absolutely blind in some places. I asked God, “But I can’t understand how can I see in this realm so much and be so blind in this other area?”

Like in the realm of the Word; I will see in the realm of the Word beyond almost any man that I know. The moment God shows me the word, I can see way out there. I can see other things, too; I have discernment of spirits. I am sleeping on one side and a spirit comes through the door on the other side and I see him. I know exactly what he is, what he is in here for, everything like that. Yet, I discovered that I was absolutely blind in some sections and I asked God about it.

God said that is the way He made me. He asked me, “Can you see in the back of your head?”

You haven’t got a good idea of what your head looks like in the back, yet your wife has to put up with it every day. She sees the back of your head all the while and knows it intimately. The moment you discover that you are weak in certain areas, you will give way. You will go to your wife and say, “What do you think about this? How do you feel?”

There is another thing too that men lose out with – spiritual feelings. Did you know that the five senses that you have – smelling, hearing, seeing, feeling, and tasting – are five spiritual senses? God would never have made you with anything natural that isn’t spiritual. The natural senses are only teaching you that there are five spiritual senses and you might be very good at seeing, yet be kind of deaf in the ears. Anything you see or feel, check it out with your wife.

These women, brothers, (women, this is not for you now, I am talking to the men) have got a feeling sense that sometimes is very senseless. You ask her and she says, “I don’t feel right about that.”

You say, “Why don’t you feel right about it? Isn’t it the Word of God? Doesn’t it look right?” And so and so – everything is right.

“But I just don’t feel right about it.”

She can’t explain why she doesn’t feel right; it has no sense, it has no reason. Don’t step over it, brothers! Don’t step over that little funny feeling. There is a thing called, “I have a check.” If you are going to move this chair and you don’t feel 100% right about it, don’t touch it. It is something that the Holy Ghost is putting into you so that you might not move out of spirit. If you don’t pay attention to it, you will always get burned.

(Excerpt from The Omega Message, December 2011, pg. 16-18)

Thought for today: God gave the man a woman and God gave the woman a man so that between both of them no devil in hell can proceed and conquer.

Read Full Post »

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