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Saturday, March 26, 2011

Calm in the Storm

Dear Beloved: I had dream on 3/21 that I would like to share. In the dream I am in a building with some other people, we are looking out the window and watching a great wind blow outside. Ceiling tiles, clothing, furniture, and lots of other stuff of every description was blowing down the street. Some people were running out into the street, trying to salvage some of the furniture and stuff that is blowing by.

I believe the Lord is showing me that the tornado that is coming to the land is very near, we will start to feel the effects of it very soon. Please read two Dreams of Tornado posted on this site back on 1/5/11 and 8/6/10. As the front edge of the tornado comes into town, the greatest impact will initially be felt in the area of financial breakdown, and as a result many will lose their possessions and precious belongings. Some will risk their lives running out into the storm to rescue a family heirloom, but for many they will lose everything. The time is very short, as the Lord has given two dreams prior concerning the tornado, and now the wind is here.

Mark 4:35 And on that day, when evening had come, He said to them,"Let us go over to the other side." v36 And leaving the multitude, they took Him along with them, just as He was, in the boat, and other boats were with Him. v37 And there arose a fierce gale of wind, and the waves were breaking over the boat so much that the boat was already filling up. v38 and He Himself was in the stern, asleep on the cushion; and they awoke Him and said to Him, "Teacher, do you not care that we are perishing?" v39 And being aroused, He rebuked the wind and said to the sea, "Hush, be still." And the wind died down and it became perfectly calm. v40 And He said to them, "Why are you so timid? How is it that you have not faith? v41 And they became very much afraid, and said to one another, "Who is this then, that even the wind and the sea obey him?"

Beloved, the time of the great storm is upon us. God has shown me over the past few years that the time of judgment on America will be a time of great shaking, and even the strongest of us will be at times rocked to the core. Jesus can calm the storm in your life, He is the answers when all the seas around you are being violently tossed to and fro. Hide yourself in Him, He alone is the refuge that can calm the storm. Without Him we would all perish, with Him we will make it through safely to the other side. Psalm 91:4 He will cover you with His pinions, and under His wings you may seek refuge; His faithfulness is a shield and bulwark.
May God bless you this day, in Christ, Jim

Sunday, March 20, 2011

God Protects His Anointed

Dear beloved: Some people in the body of Christ feel it is their duty to attack and malign others who are serving or ministering in the body, primarily because their methods or anointings are in some way different or unfamiliar. Or in other instances, the manifestations of the Holy Spirit come to ministries in ways in which we are not familiar. Beware making judgments about God's anointed, for in so doing you may be doing the work of Satan in bringing down the movement of God.

In speaking of Abraham sojourning in the land of Canaan, God speaks in Psalm 105:14 He suffered no man to do them wrong; yea, He reproved kings for their sakes; v15 Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm. God protects His chosen and His anointed, it is His sovereign right to choose His prophets and to allow them to minister, even in ways that we may not agree with or acknowledge. When Saul pursued David into the cave at Engedi in 1 Samuel 24:1-6, David had an opportunity to take Saul out (v4) but instead chose to cut off the edge of Saul's robe secretly. v5 And it came about afterward that David's conscience bothered him because he had cut off the edge of Saul's robe. v6 So he said to his men, "Far be it from me because of the Lord that I should do this thing to my Lord, the Lord's anointed, to stretch out my hand against him, since he is the Lord's anointed." v7 And David persuaded his men with these words and did not allow them to rise up against Saul. And Saul arose, and left the cave, and went on his way.

When we speak against other ministries and God's anointed, Satan just stands back and watches with glee, content that his dirty work is being done by those who profess to be part of the body of Christ. So it just makes his job that much easier, and it also gives justification for unbelievers to mock the body, saying, "look at the way they tear each other down, where is the love and compassion they preach?" Mark 9:38 John said to Him, "Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in Your name, and we tried to hinder him because he was not following us." v39 But Jesus said," Do not hinder him, for there is no one who shall perform a miracle in My name, and be able soon afterward to speak evil of Me. v40 "For he who is not against us is for us." So Jesus is saying leave them alone, God is big enough to take care of them if they are not of us, but in the meantime do not discount their work.

Beloved, all those who are ministering in the name of Jesus need our prayers, not our snap judgments and condemnation. When we judge incorrectly or hastily, we bring condemnation on ourselves as well as the body of Christ. Why don't we pray for each other instead? Pray for those whom you may have disagreements with, or whom you may question their methods. Just because the Holy Spirit manifests differently under a person's anointing doesn't mean it is not of God. Pray that God would anoint in an even greater way those that He has chosen. Let us be about building each other up in the body of Christ. God bless you, in Christ, Jim

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Prayers for Japan

Dear beloved: I have received word that an aunt of mine from Kansas is in Japan and was on the 17th floor of an apartment building in Tokyo when the earthquake struck. She was obviously terrified as was her family and all others in Japan; the building swayed and rocked but no major damage was done in the area where they were. She and her family will stay in Japan for awhile longer, they intend to go to the south of the country where power and fuel is in fairly normal supply and then return back to Kansas. We know many others were not so fortunate, please join me in prayer as this disaster could have easily been here in the United States with equally devastating results. There but by the grace of God go I.

Luke 13:1 There were present at that season some that told Him of the Galilaeans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices v2 And Jesus answering said unto them, do you suppose that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things? v3 I tell you, no, but except you repent, you shall all likewise perish. v4 Or those eighteen, upon whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, do you think that they were sinners above all men that dwell in Jerusalem? v5 I tell you, no, but except you repent, you shall all likewise perish. Beloved, God is shaking the whole world to try to wake people up to His presence, He is calling out to all to come to Him, to repent and kneel at the foot of the cross, to cry out for mercy in this hour of sorrows.

This type if shaking is coming to the United States, get ready for it. Please get your spiritual house in order, get your feet on the Rock of Jesus! Make some physical preparations and store up some things that you will need in case of emergency. You can also look up the dreams given to me by the Lord posted in 2010, mostly in February and March, that speak of coming famine and breakdown here in the United States. This is part of the judgment of God over this and other nations, and it will last for several years, this is just the beginning. Psalm 91:1 He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. v2 I will say to the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress;in Him will I trust. v11 He will give His angels charge concerning you, to keep you in all your ways. v12 They shall bear you up in their hands, lest you strike your foot against a stone.
Beloved, get yourself and your family under the shelter of His wings, do not put it off. The time of reckoning is now, the Spirit is moving very quickly. May God bless you this day, in Christ, Jim

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Rain Down, Snow Down

Dear beloved: As we are entering a new season in the Lord and watching another beautiful snowfall, it seems that everyone is undergoing an intensity of onslaught from the enemy, as well as the judgment of God being unleashed in the form of natural disasters, and financial pressures as never before. Years ago I used to sing a lot of southern gospel music, and one of my favorites was a song titled "Where Could I Go But to the Lord?". Where could I go, where could I go, seeking a refuge from the storm, Needing a friend to help me in the end, where could I go but to the Lord?

Psalm 121:1-7 v1 I will lift up my eyes to the mountains; From where does my help come from? v2 My help comes from the Lord who made heaven and earth. v3 He will not allow your foot to slip; He who keeps you will not slumber. v4 Behold, He who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. v5 The Lord is your keeper; The Lord is your shade on your right hand. v6 The sun will not smite you by day, nor the moon by night. v7 The Lord will protect you from all evil; He will keep your soul. v8 The Lord will guard your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forever.

Beloved, start speaking God's word over yourself, your family, your finances, your church, and everything else that you want God to touch in this time of harvest. God is allowing all these trials and tribulations to come into our lives because He wants to clean us up and get us ready for the return of His Son Jesus Christ. He is trying to stretch our faith and build warriors for His kingdom, prayer warriors, servant warriors, love and compassion warriors, all those attributes that are in Jesus Christ, He wants to bring those forth in us also.
Isaiah 55:10 For as the rain and snow come down from heaven, And do not return there without watering the earth, And making it bear and sprout, And furnishing seed to the sower and bread to the eater; v11 So shall My word be which goes forth from My mouth; It shall not return to Me empty(void) Without accomplishing what I desire, and without succeeding in the matter for which I sent

God is watching over His word to perform it. He wants it to succeed in the purpose for which He sent, so speak it, pray it, sing it, meditate on it, and it will water your garden just as the rain and snow water it. God bless you this day, in Christ, Jim