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Only Believe! All Things are possible to them that believe!

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Kingdom of God

 

 

(God's Title)

 

God Loves a Great BARBEQUE

(My Title)

 

 

 

 

Ministered by Rob Hale

Contributing Author Jerry Hulse


 

 

 

 

Note: All scripture quotations are from The King

 

James Version of the Holy Bible, Copyright © 2008 by Robert Everett Hale Original title God Loves a Great Barbeque

All rights reserved. Robert Everett Hale has asserted the right to be identified as the author of this book. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever for profit without written permission of the publisher and author, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in books, critical articles and reviews, with proper documentation provided.

 

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CONTENTS

Opening Prayer Preface

A Short History

 

Introduction:

 

 

Chapter 1: Fire up the Grill

Chapter 2: Set the table

Chapter 3: Serve it up

Chapter 4: Pass the Salt

Chapter 5: Brag on the Event

Chapter 6: Celebrate!

Chapter 7: Imagine That

 

 

 

Chapter 8: The Announcement

Chapter 9: The Marinate & Recipe

Chapter 10: Faith in Action- The Cloud Rolls In

 

Chapter 11: Protect the Anointing

 

Chapter 12: The New Jerusalem

 

Addendum: The Ingredients

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Opening Prayer:

 

Blessed Heavenly Father, we are coming to you through your Son's Blood, realizing that in us there is no good thing, apart from You! Coming to ask, seek, and knock on your Heavenly Door. Asking that you would give us the wisdom & knowledge by your Holy Spirit on how to lose the bands of wickedness, to let the oppressed go free, to relieve the heavy burdens, to break even destroy the yokes of evil. We are asking that the principalities and powers of Heaven come, dispelling and evicting the powers of darkness from our families, communities, churches, and nations.

 

Thank you God, for your Truth and righteousness! For your Word is Truth and your Holy Spirit guides us unto righteousness. Amen!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Author's note:

 

Today the lands of the nations are corrupted. Governments are out of order and the trouble seems ever increasing. The Word of God declares if the presbyteries of the Houses of God are corrupt and out-of-order then this will transcend to our world. Time

and time again in the Holy Bible when God's people just allowed all kinds of unrighteousness to enter into the governing of the ministry; then many times over oppression would come and the unrighteousness would take over the land. The promises in this book are to reverse this trend; to make the land a delight- some place both for God and man. The Word promises that in due time when the freedom and liberty of God's righteous rights are released to the sheep of the God's pasture, His children, that such prosperity will come to the house of God and to His people that even the land will change (Malachi 3:4-

12). The principalities of wickedness that rule in high places will be displaced with the principalities of righteousness. The land itself will be affected with life. The weather patterns will mellow and crops will grow

to bumper levels. Livestock will increase as well. You see my dear minister friend, Judgment starts at the House of God, and if we as stewards of God's Holy Bible do not govern upon the shoulders of Christ's Word so that He is the headship and not us, then we are allowing unrighteousness to rule the land. Let go

 

- let God, and let God be God! After all He is very good at being God, He has been doing it for a very long time and there is no one else who is qualified to do so.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Preface:

 

The lust of the flesh, the lust of the eye, and the pride of life are the three major principalities of darkness that satan attacks us in. These are the

same principles that the devil tempted Jesus with, and they are the same principles that satan attacks you with. The God principles in this book can come with

the fullness of God's warring principalities against the forces of darkness causing them to be gripped with fear. Just dare to put these principles in place and God's Word promises the result, to give us the land, and make it a delightsome land. Therefore the spiritual "Promised Land" comes with spiritual giants that many will say that we cannot overcome. The biggest of all is fear, doubt, and the security of

tradition. Remember how well God was taking care of His people in the wilderness before they went into the next stage of their destiny?

 

Part of the reason is because they were comfortable and they feared change because of unbelief; they did not want to go into the land of "milk & honey". So God

gave it to the next generation. Do we really want to miss out on God's glory? Remember the "Promised Land" does not come without a fight! But God says that if we will fight with His battle plan then the victory is ours.

 

 

In these desperate times around the world, let us cross over by faith. Life is not an easy street and if time prevails, we will endure trials and circumstances that appear to be impossible to overcome. Remember in bible times when Joshua was instructed to have the priests carry the Ark of the Covenant across the Jordan River which was swelled out of its banks. The river was at its most impossible level to cross. By faith the ministers of the most-high God stepped out against all odds, the river being held back by the power of God, and they crossed over on dry land to the next phase of the Kingdom's journey. This too will take faith! But this faith will step us into the river of God that flows from his throne and every where the

water touches new life will spring forth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


A Short History:

 

 

In this volume, I will testify to God's wonderful grace and the miraculous life of being in Christ. It is the centerpiece of my life. I am of the conviction that

these revelations, if put into practice with discipline, contain the conditions that will release the Kingdom of God in our communities. The world mocks God by promoting books and movies that speak of unlocking "codes" of the Bible that disprove the Gospel. In

God's irony, the Holy Spirit gives a no name preacher a series of doctrines proved out by the scripture of the "precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little". A series of scripture that will unlock the spiritual door of any church and lead to the flow of the Holy Spirit that will rise up believers in the Body of Christ like the world has never seen before!

 

 

I said all of this to stress my belief that these revelations call for an in-depth perusal. Those who have the faith to bring them to pass will reap the fruits of love and power. I invite you to join me as we

embark on an exciting Christian journey to the heart of the Holy Bible.  Let us remember that the Prayer of

 

Faith is the key to many doors in God's Kingdom. Remember, Jesus said for us to ask:

Matt. 7:7. "Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you"

 

 

We begin this study by referring to our foundation scripture, which is located in

Ephesians 1:9-21:

 

.9 Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself: 10

That in the dispensation of the fullness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him: 11 In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will: 12 That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ. 13 In whom ye also trusted,

after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise, 14 Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory. 15 Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints, 16 Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; 17 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: 18 The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints, 19 And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power, 20 Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places, 21 Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:

 

 

 

Many will say that I am taking this verse from Ephesians out of context. I have found no other verse that fits likes this one when it comes to following the message that is developed in this volume. The
 

original manuscripts which were written some years back are hard to read, which caused me seek the Lord in prayer that I may present the truth of unlocking the store house of heaven. I have now compiled a means for which this key can be found out.

 

 

Readers please receive this volume with an open heart and mind. This work has been going on for many years bit by bit and piece by piece. The Living God would reveal the scriptures a little at a time to me, and it seemed as though the greatest revelation came when I was in my worst trial. Our Father's love would just cradle me in his arms and whisper to my soul concerning his great love for humankind, His most precious creation. In the end I asked God why he had given these principles of the Heavenly principalities to me. He answered me that I was to share them.

 

 

Introduction:

 

The purpose of this book is to show forth the power of the body of Christ when it comes into Unity! Jesus said those that hear and do the will of the Father are His family. The principle of the work is deep divine fellowship like you would have a day at the lake grilling out just spending time together, speaking, listening, playing, and caring one for another. I hope that you will enjoy the recipe for the greatest barbeque events that have been in times past, and that are to come throughout the reign of our King, the Lord Christ Jesus.

 

God has shown we are near and He will shepherd in "The Kingdom of God" and bring us unto the Lamb's wedding supper: the greatest barbeque event of all time, for God does love a great barbeque!

 

There is an old adage that states, "The way to a man's heart is through his stomach".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Chapter 1

 

Fire up the Grill

 

 

 

Have you ever noticed just how much God's people are recorded eating and cooking in the Holy Scriptures? That's because God loves a great barbeque! Think about it every where you read in the Holy Scriptures they are cooking up something. Jesus liked grilling out so much, that soon after he had risen from the dead, he fired up the grill on the Galilean shoreline.

 

 

Peter recognized who and what was happening. The Word records that Peter was so excited over the event that he jumped from the boat and swam to

shore to meet the Lord. Jesus was there. Jesus called to the others in the boat "do you have any fish"? The others brought some and Jesus proceeded with the barbeque. How about the time Moses approaches

Pharaoh and says "Thus saith the Lord God of Israel,

 

Let my people go..."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Can you finish the sentence from memory? God goes on to declare through Moses in Exodus 5:1 "And afterward Moses and Aaron went in, and told

Pharaoh, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, Let my people go, that they may hold a feast unto me in the wilderness".

 

 

After 400 years this was what God wanted! Wow there must be something to this! That's because God loves a great barbeque, as a matter of fact his people over the years of mankind has had the biggest and best barbeques ever know to man. For example King Solomon cooked up a feast beyond all feasts in 1

Kings 8:62-66:

 

 

 

62 And the king, and all Israel with him, offered sacrifice before the LORD. 63 And Solomon offered a sacrifice of peace offerings, which he offered unto the LORD, two and twenty thousand oxen, and an hundred and twenty thousand sheep. So the king and all the children of Israel dedicated the house of the LORD. 64 The same day did the king hallow the middle of the court

that was before the house of the LORD: for there

 

 

 

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he offered burnt offerings, and meat offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings: because the brasen altar that was before the LORD was too little to receive the burnt offerings, and meat offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings. 65

And at that time Solomon held a feast, and all Israel with him, a great congregation, from the entering in of Hamath unto the river of Egypt, before the LORD our God, seven days and seven days, even fourteen days. 66 On the eighth day he sent the people away: and they blessed the king, and went unto their tents joyful and glad of heart for all the goodness that the LORD had done for David his servant, and for Israel his people

 

 

 

 

Now that's a barbeque! God liked it so much that the glory of His Spirit filled the temple in such fullness that it had to be evacuated and the people worshipped the Lord from the outside. At eight hours per oxen to roast and 4 hours per sheep (just guessing) that would take an estimated 656,000 hours divided by 24 hours in a

day equals 2733.3 days or 74.8 years, 24/7 on one

 

 

 

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grill or altar. Obviously, Solomon had more than one barbeque to cook on. Considering the limited size of the tabernacle space let us say that he had erected

100 barbeque pits; half for oxen, and half for the sheep. Oxen alone would take 146 days to cook; if we reduced the time to cook the sheep to 2 hours then it would still take 200 days 24/7 to cook! This is with the thought that the scripture records that they were to

eat of the burnt offerings (Deuteronomy 12:27). Another barbeque is recorded in 2nd Chronicles 5:6. In this passage, King Solomon and all the congregation of Israel that was assembled unto him before the ark, sacrificed sheep and oxen which could not be told nor numbered for the multitude. The glory of the Lord fell as a cloud in this event too, so much that the ministers could not stand in its presence (2

Chronicles 5:14).

 

 

 

What about the barbeque Jacob had (Genesis 35:1-

 

15)? Jacob brought back a tenth of every thing that

 

the Lord had blessed him with after years of collecting it. Jacob had vowed to God to bring back the tenth (or tithe) to Bethel, translated God's House (Genesis

28:22). Interesting is that God appeared to Jacob

 

 

 

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there and reestablished his new name of Israel near the conclusion of this great feast. A small list of items that they feasted upon at this huge event is listed in the Song of Moses in Deuteronomy 32:9-14.

 

 

There is a mystery involved with this. I am praying that God will reveal this to you as you submit yourself to the Word of God and meditate on some precepts and principles of the Word of God, (God's doctrine, not man's). As a matter of fact Deuteronomy 32:2 starts off speaking on God's "doctrine"? Just remember that if God shows you His Kingdom's statute for Kingdom living then we become responsible for its enactment. We are the stewards of God's Word. Does not the Word say "Thy Kingdom come thy will be done". Some believe this is all future yet, the Lord said that the Kingdom of God lies with in us and is at hand. Therefore the Kingdom is available to us now if we will but come under the King's proclamations of Truth and Spirit (or the Spirit of the Truth); the Kingdom is within the King's decree. Just for a thought: How about thy will be done- thy

Kingdom come?

 

 

 

 

 

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John 14:21: "He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him."

 

 

The Word of God is conditional. Was not your salvation conditional? Did you not have to confess with your mouth (repentance) and believe in your heart (trust) that Christ indeed died to pay the price (death and hell) for your sins (Romans 10:8-13)? Then did you not have to receive that gift of salvation, and what good is a gift if it is not opened? When we operate in the revealed Word of God Christ calls us His disciples... John 8:31-32. "31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed;32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." Remember in the Gospel according to John, Christ is recorded saying in 17:17, "Sanctify them

through thy truth: thy word is truth". John 4:24, "God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him

in spirit and in truth."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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We learn that the Word is truth, and through this truth and by God's Spirit we find purity before God and for God's purpose and pleasure. Let us then pursue our King's commands and extend His goodness to the lost and dying generation to which

we are born and called to. One day soon we can hear the Master say, "Well done, thou good and faithful

servant. Enter thou in".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 2

 

Set the table

 

 

 

In order to set the table we have to set things in order first. God loves order.  In the chapter one, I mention a noble idea that, "God loves a great barbeque". Therefore as kings and priests (Rev 1:6, and 5:10), we have some responsibilities as stewards to operate under the principles of the Word of God, God's doctrine, as lead by the Holy Spirit. So then we must first understand how to obtain a doctrine of God vs. a doctrine or teaching (tradition) of man.

 

 

The rule of establishing a doctrine is recorded in Isaiah 28:9-10, (9)"Whom shall he teach knowledge? And whom shall he make to understand doctrine? Them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts (10) For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line;

here a little, and there a little:"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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"Precept" is translated as principle, "line upon line" meaning verbatim, and "here a little there a little" showing the same context.

 

 

How do I know that this is the way God wants us to, "set the table"? If you will look to Isaiah 28:8 it says that the table is out of order and that the table is implied being put back into order by Isaiah 28:9-29

the first or which is God's doctrine. The over indulgence of alcohol is recorded as the main reason in Isaiah that the presbytery had bad judgments as

well as indicated in context were the sins of greed and pride, along with a sense of false security.

 

 

An extension of this principle of establishing God's doctrine is that of a witness of scripture testifying to other scriptures. In order for it to be established it must be backed up by at least one other scripture in context three being the better. This rule was also during the times of the law taken from Deuteronomy

19:15. "One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the

mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be

 

 

 

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established". And Deuteronomy 17:6, "At the mouth of two witnesses, or three witnesses, shall he that is worthy of death be put to death; but at the mouth of one witness he shall not be put to death."

 

 

“Three” being is the better witness in order to have a matter established. This thought runs true in the New Testament as well: Mat 18:16 "But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established". And in 2nd Corinthians 13:1 Paul testifies of this principle, "This is the third time I am coming to you. In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established."  The Spiritual applications of these verses imply that the words we speak are powerful and can bring life or death

 

 

Does not the scripture record that this is the power or the tongue? Now if you really want to know for sure without any doubts then the same witness will reoccur over and over again in the scriptures.

 

Like a parent reminding their children of the things that they need to know, so our Heavenly Father

 

 

 

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establishes His Word in repetition. This is how I have come to realize that God loves a great barbeque!

 

 

I have only given a few witnesses of the scripture, but as I go on you will see just how important the ministering of "feasting" is a path that God's word commands us to enjoy. It is a vital part of His worship and will, for it is in nearly every book of the scripture.

 

 

This mystery has been hidden till now for we are extremely close to Our Lord's coming and there are certain rehearsals (Holy convocations) that He wants the church to practice in fellowship before The King comes again. I will show later in this volume that this has been hid by God till now, for His glory. Since we are, "setting the table", in this chapter let us understand that The King has told us in this doctrine of establishing a Kingdom doctrine how that we can bring unity among the saints.

 

 

Do you understand what you just read? Unity among the saints! God's Word repeats itself in principle, in scripture upon scripture, context by

context, for we are His children and we need to be

 

 

 

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told more than once for us to get the message! But it is His message! If it is a church doctrine that does not meet this validation of the Holy Spirit corner-stoned by the Holy Bible then it is conjecture that we can

discuss in love but we can not, and should not, call it doctrine. No matter what man says otherwise! Remember it was Satan manipulating the scripture to Jesus in the wilderness. Not to confirm the doctrine we can miss judge the Word of God and be like the inhibited priests of Isaiah's day and the banquet table of God will be filthy with no place clean (Isaiah 28:8). Each of us doing whatever we esteem is "right" because we "believe" it, is extremely dangerous! As recorded in Proverbs 14:12, "There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the

ways of death". Where the contrary is Proverbs 12:28,

 

"In the way of righteousness is life: and in the pathway thereof there is no death". Therefore it is a life and death issue!

 

 

Here is an example of what I am talking about. According to the Holy Bible, sexual immoralities are mortal sins that will cost you your salvation and will

send you to hell for all eternity. This is a doctrine of

 

 

 

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Moses, Isaiah, Paul, Jude, Peter, John and many of the churches in today's world. Yet there are still some churches and so-called ministers that would say, "I don't believe...” and make the Word of God of no effect for the people that they influence. Let me give you some verses in the Holy Bible that confirms the doctrine of Homosexuality alone. Leviticus 18:22,

20:13, Genesis 19:5, Deuteronomy 23:17, Romans

 

1:26-32, 1st Corinthians 6:9, 1st Timothy 1:1-10, Jude

 

1:7 and more! Now it only takes two or three and three being the better witness to form a doctrine; I have given you eight, therefore the doctrine is established! Three of the four gospels these words of Christ are recorded “Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.”

 

 

This book is based on verses that are in nearly every book of the bible! Like I said it is a mystery that God has decided to reveal in these last days. The ones to whom God shows this to be the truth and will enter into His promises will see the outpouring of the sustained later rain. Spoken of and so often preached

in Joel 2:23.

 

 

 

 

 

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Other religious presbytery that will not bow to the King's proclamation will experience His wrath along with the world. Remember it was our sins that took Jesus to the cross, but it was instigated by religious leadership and carried out by an unrighteous

government.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 3

 

Serve it up

 

 

 

In the scriptures, we find Jesus, The King of kings, sitting at dinner with some Pharisees (Luke 11:37-54). This religious sect was very concerned in following

the Law of Moses with a lot of added tradition, that Christ testified made the Word of God with out, or of no effect (Mark 7:13). Jesus happens to address this somewhat in Luke 11. The Holy Spirit brings forth the discerning of their hearts as the leaders of this sect (denomination) are concerned that Christ is not following this very basic rule of "hand washing" concerning the law. Jesus did so in irony of them, not following a more important rule of the Kingdom, the judgment and the love of God (Luke 11:42b).

 

 

Jesus informed them that they are worried about the outside of the cup and platter while inside they are full of ravening (robbery) and wickedness. The word "wickedness" is generally most associated with the

many sexual sins of the Holy Scriptures an example

 

 

 

 

 

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being Leviticus Chapter 20. How is Christ being so ironic?

 

 

I will attempt to show you by God's grace and mercy what He has revealed. It is ironic that our King has come to diner by invitation, and notice how Christ sits down to meat. The host is more concerned that his guest had not washed his hands before eating while his guest is more concerned about the host's soul and the many souls affected by his being religious with the people rather than being in a relationship with them and with their reality. The host is trying to figure out why God is blessing this man with these great

miracles or is trying to trip Jesus up to find fault with him.

 

 

Jesus is telling his host that the ministry of Christ is from the inside-out not the outside-in. Jesus goes right to the host's problem, money and wickedness.

If you want to get rid of a weed you have to pull the root, 1 Tim. 6:10, "For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through

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Later Jesus addresses another problem in the Host's lust for power (Luke 11:43). When Jesus was taking of "that which is without" it was two-fold; not the outside of the cup; but another vessel, the poor. The evidence of this is in the next verse is about giving alms or charity.

 

 

Then Jesus goes for the root of the weeds in their life, the tithe which is the love and judgment for the poor, needy, to the delight of the laborer. That is, if it is done God's way and not by man's tradition.

 

 

Every minister that I have ever heard preached on tithing always takes their text on Malachi chapter 3:6-

10. Preachers declaring things like "Church! Some of you are cursed with a curse because you are living in stolen houses driving stolen cars. This is why you're not happy and everything is going wrong...” The problem lies in the fact that Malachi was not written to the church, it was written to the presbytery! So who is it that has robbed God? Robbed even the whole nation of God's intent of tithes

and offerings? A hint is in Malachi 3:5. There is a

 

 

 

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"right" for the laborer or hireling and their wages that extends to the needy. The needy are most noted by God's Word as the fatherless, the widow, the stranger, and to the ministry.

 

 

The Pharisees were the spiritual "sons of Levities" (Malachi 3:3). Like Paul was of Gamaliel (Acts 22:3) taught in the scriptures. In Malachi the Holy Spirit

calls Christ a "refiner's fire and a fuller's soap", to take away the dross and to bring a deep-rooted cleaning. He would come and restore (Malachi 3:4) the

pleasant offering as in the former years, what is the "pleasant offering"? In Malachi 3:5 the prophet writes of righteous "judgment", and what is the "right" of this special group of needy people? Malachi 3:7 says "...return unto me and I will return unto you...". Malachi 3:8 says "...In tithes and offerings" why? Malachi 3:10 says "Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house..." Does the Lord mean literal "meat" in His house? Yes, this is the why God loves a great barbeque!

 

I have so many verses to conclude this truth I would probably bore you with the staggering amount

 

 

 

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evidence to this fact. But why does God want "meat" in His house? It goes back to the "right" of the needy people. Let me give you a picture that the Lord has shared with me concerning our denominational system that we have to today. Let’s put on our imagination cap and envision a woman that has never heard the gospel message. Suddenly by circumstances she is left homeless, living under a bridge. One day while fishing the trash for her next meal, she passes by a church, whose marquee

reads, "Tonight at 6pm: The Lord's Supper". "Oh God" she thinks within herself, "I'm so hungry, I'll even try you!" That night she is in God's House seated, expecting, and ready.  When a gentleman presents himself to her carrying a cracker the size of a thumbnail and a thimble size cup of grape juice, and says, "This is the Lord's Supper, examine yourself before partaking." I can imagine that the Godless hungry woman would probably curse as she concludes that "God sure is cheap", as her stomach roars within. Can you imagine going to your loving caring nurturing father's house in the natural and Him not wanting to meet your basic need for food,

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 How much more is our heavenly Father concerned? How much more do you think as stewards of His House will we be accountable for feeding His lambs and sheep. Some would say that they get spiritual food at the house of the Lord and I say true. But is not God our Father interested in the whole man, so that we can love the Lord God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength, and to love your neighbors as we do ourselves? We must see our self worth in god’s eyes.

   Ironically, another word used for denomination is the word "money". Yet another meaning is “division” which is contrary to the John 17 model that Christ prayed to the Father for.

 

 

Is not God's House where we as human flesh learn to enjoy the manifestation of Christ interacting with human flesh? Then the people of the community learn of this New Jerusalem, the river and teaching of God’s peace that they may come into their purpose before and with their creator.

 

How can one who is so consumed by the grief of their belly's hunger find rivers of living water? Every

 

 

 

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river has a mouth. John 7:37-38 37  In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink. 38 He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

 

 

Thus even our example of the invitation to come unto Christ to a corporate gathering was done at the conclusion of a feast. Was not the cup of the New Testament done after a feast, a barbeque of roasted Lamb? The first time bread and wine communion was celebrated in the word of God, tithes were mentioned (Genesis14:18-24) along with eating. When Jacob got the blessing from Isaac (Genesis 27:28-29) the anointing spoke of the "corn and the wine", ("Corn" is used quite often in God's word as a picture word for “grain”).

 

 

Jacob proceeded (Genesis 28:16-22) to have an encounter with God. He poured oil on a pillar of rocks and vowed to give a "tenth" (or tithe) of all his increase, if the Lord would bring him back to this place called Bethel, translated "God's House". Some twenty years later the call comes back to Jacob to get

 

 

 

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back up to Bethel (Genesis 31:13). In Genesis 35:1-

 

15 there is a brief account of Jacob bringing twenty years of tithes and offerings back to Bethel. He had a horde of family and servants with him. Melchizedek king of Salem did not come forth in a physical manifestation this time. An altar is mentioned in 35:7, but what was on it and to whom was the twenty years of tithes and offerings given?

 

 

There happens to be a short account in Deuteronomy 32:1-15 of this monumental barbeque that I am sure took some time to consume! That's right I said consumed, but the great thing is that God met with Jacob in Genesis 35:9-13.

 

 

This is a precept of God giving special favor at or near the conclusion of such feasting and also can be found in Revelation 3:20, Isaiah 58:12-14, 1 Kings 8:63-66,

9:1-2, and 2 Chronicles 1:1-12; thus forming a pattern.

 

 

 

Under the period known as "the Law" the Holy Spirit had Moses to write that the tithe is "Holy unto the Lord", (Leviticus 27:30-34). Therefore it is God's

choice where and how to partake of it! Basically there

 

 

 

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were two places, "within thy gates", or ones local community, village, (called a synagogue in the New Testament) and in Jerusalem at the Feasts of Tabernacles, or end of the Harvest time.

 

 

The children of Israel were commanded to bring the firstlings of the flocks and the tithe of the seed, corn (grain), oil, and the wine to this Feast of Tabernacles. The rest of the tithes were celebrated weekly "within thy gates" among the labors, the ministers, and the needy on a common table for all rich and poor to partake of with the ministers of God serving. In the list of feasts the first and foremost feast was that of the Sabbath (Leviticus 23:1-3).

 

 

The weekly Sabbath would start at sun down on sixth day and run through sundown on the seventh day. The Hebrew day starts at nightfall. It started with a ceremony with one's family then the next day was a community (or communion)

feast to make sure that the less fortunate people were to be able to "eat and be satisfied", to hear

the Word of God read and expounded upon.

 

This weekly event is where the "have's" and the

 

 

 

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"have- not's" met as one interacting with feasting, worship, celebration, preaching, praying, and giving God's his Hallelujahs.

 

 

Deuteronomy 14 and Deuteronomy 26 passages talk of the three-year tithe. The key is in Deuteronomy

14:24 where the Spirit of the Lord shows us that this was not a corporate additional tithe as some would preach. But rather if your situation had taken you away for a period of time then every three years you had to bring back the tithe within your "gates" and lay it before the Levite and vow a vow. These references are easily shown in Deuteronomy 14:24 and 26:12-

15.

 

 

 

Can you imagine if one were to be called away from your local assembly for around three years. Let us suppose that they made fifty thousand dollars a year. Suddenly they appear at the local house of God lay down fifteen thousand dollars and said, "Preacher lets have a God party!"

 

 

That would be one great day or even days for the community

unto the Lord!

 

 

 

 

 

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In the passages mentioned go and read the liberty the children of Israel had in this. They could eat the clean and the unclean, and even have wine and strong drink. A true celebration of God's goodness! For a day: God giving rest to the weary of life’s hardships and for those who find themselves in an awkward situation unable to contribute to the celebration of life. After all Christ tells us that the Sabbath was made for man not man for the Sabbath! Selah

 

 

To place the burden of just "paying" tithes and offerings instead of celebrating them then the ministry "robs" God and the people of the Lord's intent of fellowship, community, and family. It puts people out of touch with their neighbors, and church family. To watch the clock as the sermon is ministered just so they can be first in line at the local buffet is awful!

 

 

I have even heard of preachers being reprimanded by deacons and members, and some of them were even finally dismissed because they would not get the

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What a horrible picture!

 

 

 

The irony of that is the deacons were created to serve tables to make sure the needy were not left out of the count of the daily ministration of the church (Acts 6:1-8) and to give space for the leaders to fast and pray. Has the business of religion once again taken the leadership over, leaving off the King's proclamations for the Kingdom?

 

 

Are we not called to be kings and priests showing the

Judgment and Love of God?

 

 

 

 

This "right" is to give the laborer a choice money or food to celebrate. But to the needy and meek of those who can not help themselves or need a temporary helping hand up it is their right to come to our Father's house and to eat and to be satisfied especially on the

Lord's Day.

 

Ministers, please, do not get too bent out of shape reading this work. The next chapter includes your “rights”.

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 4

 

Pass the Salt

 

 

 

In this Chapter I will try to expound on the rights of the ministry in regard to the Tithes.

 

 

Have you ever had food that was bland? Not the most pleasant experience!

 

 

Salt is a very important topic in the Holy Scriptures. Under the Law look at this statement:

 

 

Leviticus 2:13,

And every oblation (sacrifice) of thy meat offering shalt thou season with salt; neither shalt thou suffer the salt of the covenant of thy God to be lacking from thy meat offering: with all thine offerings thou shalt offer salt.

 

 

Why salt? The thought of flavor or taste is expressed when Christ said:

 

Matthew 5:13,

Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted?

 

 

 

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It is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.

 

 

Not only taste but preservation as well expounded on here:

 

 

Mark 9:49-50:

 

For every one shall be salted with fire, and every sacrifice shall be salted with salt. Salt is good: but if the salt have lost his saltness, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have peace one with another.

 

 

Paul talks of the salt of our speech towards the lost in

 

 

 

Colossians 4:5-6:

 

5 Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time. 6 Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.

 

 

This gives light to this verse as well:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Romans 12:1-2:

 

1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed

by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In order to grasp the principles in this chapter, one must be familiar with the process of seasoning: the sacrifice with salt, and that we are that “living sacrifice

 

 

This all is foundational in this next verse:

 

 

 

Deuteronomy 5:7 "Thou shalt have none other gods before me."

 

 

This is the first of the Ten Commandments.

 

 

 

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So God is first, first in everything. Since we know that there are no other gods, the only other so-called are people's imaginations that are made up to suit there own sinful nature or the need to justify himself

or herself by works, which we know is futile, according to:

 

 

Ephesians 2:8-10:

 

8For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9 Not of works, lest any man should boast. 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

 

 

This is confirmed and established with the book of

 

Romans in its contextual and principle wording.

 

 

 

Putting God first is what tithing is all about. As you have read in the previous chapters it is a privilege, not a burden! The right of the tithe is established in God's Holy Bible for; first, celebrating God's goodness for

themselves with others, and secondly, for the supply

 

 

 

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of charity to those in need. But there is another first when it comes to the tithe.

 

 

Even in tithes there is an element that one hardly ever hears anyone expound on in the scripture called the "heave" offering. The best example in the Holy Scriptures is in Numbers 18. In Numbers 18:19 God calls these practices a "covenant of salt". The only other reference to this significance is in 2 Chronicles

13:5 "Ought ye not to know that the Lord God of Israel gave the kingdom over Israel to David for ever, even

to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt?". This indicates that this principle is an eternal one, never to end even as Christ will forever be on the throne as David's son. Can you think of a more weighted way to make a statement?

 

 

This also puts God first, let me explain: I have been expounding on the "right" of the tithe for the children of God. There is another "right" of the tithe that belongs to the presbytery or church leadership also. You have the right to serve God and His people

and for that God has made special provision for you.

 

 

 

 

 

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Built in this principle of serving is the "heave" offering. The heave offering is rooted in the fact that we remember what the minister likes and dislikes. Deuteronomy 12 mentions doing away with the false gods and celebrating God with feasting with family and community via tithes and offerings & Deuteronomy 14:27 & 29 mention the ministers point blank. Numbers 18 describes the minister finding the things that bring delight to him and his family and being able to collect these items first up to a tenth.

 

 

The minister has the right to pick out a tithe of the tithe or the "heave" of the best of every thing that is offered and keep it for his needs. Under law he would also get all of the first-born livestock, and this heave offering...putting God first as well.  I am not talking of the Law in application but rather the principle of the Spirit of the Law, or the truth in application. After all we are not under the law at this time but under grace, but currently there is more grace given under the record of the law than what is practiced under the management of the church now.

Does that not seem wrong?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This also is not a second tithe as some would teach but a tithe of the tithe, the first part of that tithe. The minister too had to tithe. His tithe is also called a heave, they heave up to "Aaron's seat", his spiritual mentor or house of covering, but also have the right of the common table, thus maybe the reason God called this right an heave instead of a tithe.

 

 

Where the minister tithes is important for the mentors of the faith for their support in their elder years so that there is provision for those who have given there all for the sake of the King and His Kingdom. If the mentor has passed on, then there is the common table.

 

 

This also realizes Christ as the Head of the Church and puts Him first, in His charity for the poor. For when the minister has outlived all his mentors then the common table is still available to heave unto Christ, our High Priest.

 

 

Now do the verses in Hebrews 7 begin to become alive? Because of the feasting that occurred in the beginning of the tithe and the common table; the feasting of

 

 

 

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the celebration of God's victory and goodness is the corner stone of tithing.

 

 

Also, can you see how that this practice would turn

 

the hearts of the fathers to the children and the hearts of the children to the fathers? After all if the spiritual fathers bring this practice of the Holy Scripture then they are showing their heart to the children and when we as children understand the principle of the

"heave", then our heart will be towards the fathers or leadership.

 

 

Also the Spirit of Elijah is one of mentorship, and there is more taught in relationships than will ever be taught from a pulpit in one or two hours a week. That is the reason it is supposed to be a day unto the Lord where your family and the family of God spend a day eating and worshiping together. Where the Word of God is declared, experiencing the goodness of our God in our lives that blesses the community of saints.

 

 

Paul writes of those that "serve at the altar are partakers of the altar". Paul also wrote in 1

Corinthians 5:8 "let us keep the feast". And in 1

 

 

 

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Corinthians 11, Paul writes more on the order of the service. He is instructing us not to bring corruption to the common table. Corruption by hoarding up one's food to oneself nor interrupting the flow of the Spirit by eating or drinking out of order not discerning the body of believers. As well as what Jesus did for us on the cross during the remembrance thereof by the communion wine and bread. This humility is about our relationship with God first and others second.

 

 

Paul did not take the heave offering of these Corinthian Saints because the Holy Spirit would not let him, yet remember he did feast with them. Therefore we must go with the flow of the leading of the Spirit.

 

 

Is it God's since of irony that in order for the Kingdom of Heaven's principles and powers to flow in the earth that the practice of the heave would be in earth?

                           After-all the word heave just needs an “n” to make

Heaven. Just food for thought.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Every one of us as faithful followers of Christ feel that we want to see the Kingdom of God reach out and touch the lives of our families and friends. This is

an example of the Love of God in our hearts but there are those who see this as weakness and capitalize on it for their own wicked gain, so be very careful.

 

 

Please sit down and read aloud Isaiah 61, the promises are awesome!

 

 

Yet there is a key note here conditional for these great promises to come to past:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Isa 61:8, "For I the LORD love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them".

 

 

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We are the ones not using good judgment in our finances but we just got to blame it on the devil. The devil of debt, or poverty, has the people enslaved. My question is who then has robbed even the whole nation of God's intent of tithes and offerings?

 

 

A Hint is in Malachi 3:5.

 

 

 

Malachi 3:5:

 

And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from

his right, and fear not me, saith the Lord of hosts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ezekiel 34:1-12:

 

1 And the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, 2 Son of man, prophesy against the

shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and say unto

 

 

 

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them, Thus saith the Lord GOD unto the shepherds; Woe be to the shepherds of Israel that do feed themselves! should not the shepherds feed the flocks? 3 Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, ye kill them that are fed: but ye feed not the flock. 4 The diseased have ye not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye

bound up that which was broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with cruelty have ye ruled them. 5

And they were scattered, because there is no shepherd: and they became meat to all the beasts of the field, when they were scattered. 6

My sheep wandered through all the mountains, and upon every high hill: yea, my flock was scattered upon all the face of the earth, and none did search or seek after them.

 

 

7 Therefore, ye shepherds, hear the word of the Lord; 8 As I live, saith the Lord GOD, surely because my flock became a prey, and my flock

became meat to every beast of the field,

 

 

 

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because there was no shepherd, neither did my shepherds search for my flock, but the shepherds fed themselves, and fed not my flock;

9 Therefore, O ye shepherds, hear the word of the Lord; 10 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against the shepherds; and I will require my flock at their hand, and cause them to cease from feeding the flock; neither shall the shepherds feed themselves any more; for I will deliver my flock from their mouth, that they may not be meat for them. 11 For thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I, even I, will both search my sheep, and seek them out. 12 As a shepherd seeketh out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep that are scattered; so will I seek out my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered in the cloudy

and dark day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Also

 

Jeremiah 23:1-6:

 

1 Woe be unto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the Lord. 2

Therefore thus saith the Lord God of Israel against the pastors that feed my people; Ye have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them: behold, I will visit upon

you the evil of your doings, saith the Lord. 3 And I will gather the remnant of my flock out of all countries whither I have driven them, and will bring them again to their folds; and they shall be fruitful and increase. 4 And I will set up shepherds over them which shall feed them: and

they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed, neither shall they be lacking, saith the Lord. 5 Behold,

the days come, saith the Lord, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. 6 In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this

is his name whereby he shall be called, THE

 

Lord OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Compare

 

 

 

Act 20:27-36:

 

27 For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God. 28 Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which

the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood. 29 For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous

wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

 

30 Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them. 31 Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears. 32 And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to

the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified. 33 I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel. 34 Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that

were with me. 35 I have shewed you all things,

 

 

 

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how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive". 36 And when he had thus spoken, he kneeled down, and prayed with them

all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And

 

 

 

1Peter 5:1-4:

 

1 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed: 2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not

by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; 3 Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.

4 And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not

away.

 

 

 

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Also

 

 

 

Hosea 4:6-11:

 

6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

7 As they were increased, so they sinned against me: therefore will I change their glory into

shame. 8 They eat up the sin of my people, and they set their heart on their iniquity. 9 And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them their doings. 10 For they shall eat, and not have enough: they shall commit whoredom, and shall not increase: because they have left off to take heed to the Lord. 11 Whoredom and wine and

new wine take away the heart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Does not the Word of the Lord say that my sheep hear my voice? In the verses read we find that God hates robbery for burnt offerings. If we are compelled in a special service to give into a ministry and compelled to do it with God's portion then my question would be who is speaking to us? Here we are in a special service and up to our neck in bills; we do not have money to put gas in our car and we pledge to give an offering that amounts to over a weeks work thus placing our selves and our family in bondage and we have the mindset that God is going to bless and deliver us but in the back of our mind we are thinking. What have I done?

 

 

First let me say that God does emphasize in his word that whatever we give to his work shall return unto us, but does it say that it is promised to us when we need it? This is where the ministers are failing in that they are making promises to the people without telling the whole story.

 

 

Yes the fruit of the seed will come back to us if we give with a pure heart and motive to advance his

Kingdom but it does not say it will come back to us

 

 

 

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personally. God may decide to have the blessing come back to our children or our children's children.

 

 

The word of God declares that almighty God hates robbery for burnt Offerings, therefore if you are compelled to give into a ministry and you are then compelled to do it with God's portion the tithe. If you are not current with your creditors for the tithe is Holy and it is the Lord's!

 

 

But measure yourself my dear child; the Word of God declares that we are to take this to our Local assembly to celebrate God's goodness to us so that the ministry and the meek of our community will have food to eat, clothes to wear, and places to live. Remember the heave of the tithe belongs directly to the minister who is to manage this ministry to the poor and to keep up our Father's house.

 

Therefore only a small portion of ones tithe should be given into other ministries. That is if God really told you to give to this other ministry, and you are behind on your bills, then it would have to come out of the

 

 

 

 

 

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tithe; because God says he hates "robbery for burnt offering"!

 

 

It is like this; the tithe is the Lord's! He does not want you to rob Him by paying your bills with it! In the old covenant the Lord says if you were to purchase the tithe or vow you had vowed then you were to pay it with twenty percent interest (Leviticus 27:31). Thus if your needs had to borrow the tithe then pay it back with the interest. Not too many ministers would tell you that either. God knows and He understands.

 

 

Just do not rob God from His goodness to you from helping the meek of our communities! God also does not want you to rob other people or businesses you have an agreement with to give God an offering. God is just! And with justice comes righteous judgment. God loves judgment! And with right judgment comes great wealth, the Word declares it in the Isaiah 61 passage and in others to such as Malachi 3.

 

 

Who is robbing God? Do you not see in today's body of Christ that we have been devastated as a whole? Sure there is great wealth in the body usually

by those who have the use of judgment. Let us face it

 

 

 

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there are many voices, and the only one that can bring judgment to these voices by rightly dividing the word in the balance of Spirit and Truth.

 

 

As stated below, the enemy of our soul comes as a thief:

 

 

John 10:10, "The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly".

 

 

What do you think he (Satan) wants to steal most if your soul is in the hands of Christ? That's right, he is after your  wealth and/or God's goodness in your life, and he will use our numbness to sound judgment to devastate us; thus rendering us with less power in our lives causing

us to live in the cellars of depression and captivated in poverty.

 

 

We need to pray and ask forgiveness in the areas

we have been weak in and ask our heavenly Father to under-gird us with his mercy and ask that he clearly

 

 

 

 

 

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mark our path with sound judgment when it comes to his Holy Word.

 

Realize that our God does not work on a merit system as we are so used to in this earthly realm but know that we are already accepted in his eyes because we are his children.

 

 

Know that the wrath of God was satisfied when his son Jesus Christ willingly gave his life and shed his life's blood on an old rugged cross. Over two thousand years ago Christ paid the sin debt of mankind that we may become the sons and

daughters of the most high God. It is through that finished work of Christ that we are justified and accepted of God if we truly believe with all our heart.

 

 

Yes friend, God bought us through the finished work of Christ but remember; we can not buy God. Remember this prayer, "May God give us the Grace

of good judgment, to keep making good decisions", for it is a Kingdom principle. Does not the Word say that we are Kings and Priests of our God? What good

is a King without sound judgment?

 

 

 

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We find in our studies of scripture that there is a right for the laborer or hireling and their wages that extends to the needy of the fatherless, the widow, and the stranger; and to the ministry. In today's church we have missed the Lord's intent concerning the culture around us. We are supposed to be the Lord's body here on earth and willingly yield our bodies a living- sacrifice, which is our reasonable service. He wants

to use our hands and our feet to reach out to the needy. We are to reach out to the hurting and the culture around us with the good news that we serve a risen savior, and because of that we put Christ first,

first in everything.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 5

 

Brag on the Event

{Fruits on Display}

 

 

 

Celebration like a wedding; a feast and a ceremony with families coming together in one place, ministers present, music, and with the awesome presence of God's Spirit showing His approval of the Holy Love being joined.

 

 

When the toast is given and people speak of this union and the great recent and distance memories of events that have brought the groom and bride to this destiny. What glory, what grace, and what mercy it

will take to continue what has been joined together let not man put asunder. Like the traditional vows given, to love, and to cherish, in sickness and in health, richer or poorer ... till death do we part!

 

 

Only "death" is the wrong clause for the great

Barbeque event of Christ and His church for in the passing of the bride of the father's choice there is no

 

 

 

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death, only life eternal where sickness is gone and the riches laid up in heaven's coffers will never deplete.

 

 

Hallelujah!

 

 

 

As a matter of fact "hallelujah" means just what I have been writing of in this chapter. The world knows this word, it is the same in every major language, translated as "the highest in praise" or “Praise ye Jehovah”

 

 

If one takes this word and searches the concordance then one could come up with a definition that looks like this: A bright, shining, radical celebration! With

bragging and boasting, ranting and raving, that makes you look as if you've had too much to drink (stultify) such as at a wedding event that brings God in victory! As we come together in Unity with one heart, one mind, one spirit, for one purpose in the very strength

of unity then we will flow together each supplying our part for this event.  Our Holy convocation: for the

eternal existence.

 

 

 

 

 

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Rev. 19:7, "Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honor to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready."

 

 

To make this bride ready it was and is a team effort.

 

 

 

The bride and friends of the bridal party would come together bringing the waters and oils of purification for her to bath in. Jars upon jars they would carry to her chamber for they knew soon the groom would be arriving setting things in order.

 

There is a story how the Levities also would gather waters for the sacrifice before the altar.They would come up from the pools of water and dance a dance, of rejoicing before the Lord.

 

 

They then would carry the water into the temple to wash the sacrifices. There was so much water used in this manner that it would flow out the temples doors, onto the steps into the streets of the city below. The

water mingled with the blood.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The people would bring the sacrifice; the grains, oil, and wine to God's house celebrating their salvation and God's goodness to themselves and share this glory with others whom know little or nothing of their great God.

 

 

Maybe these events of unity will un-dam the waters of Ezekiel 47 that turns into the river of healing and salvation. The Bride makes herself ready coming together, to-get-her in unity.

 

 

What better two things than the house of God and the feast of celebration? God Loves A Great Barbeque.

 

 

Remember the parables of Matthew 22:1-14 and Luke

 

14:16-24

 

 

 

Matthew 22:2-14:

 

2 The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, 3 And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come.

4 Again, he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell

 

them which are bidden, Behold, I have prepared

 

 

 

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my dinner: my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come unto the marriage. 5 But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise: 6 And the remnant took his

servants, and entreated them spitefully, and slew them. 7 But when the king heard thereof, he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city. 8 Then saith he to his servants, The

wedding is ready, but they which were bidden were not worthy. 9 Go ye therefore into the highways, and as many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage. 10 So those servants went out into

the highways, and gathered together all as many as they found, both bad and good: and the wedding was furnished with guests. 11 And

when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment: 12 And he saith unto him, Friend, how camest thou in hither not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless. 13 Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot,

and take him away, and cast him into outer

 

 

 

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darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. 14 For many are called, but few are chosen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luke 14:16-24:

 

16 Then said he unto him, A certain man made a great supper, and bade many: 17 And sent his servant at supper time to say to them that were bidden, Come; for all things are now ready. 18

And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said unto him, I have bought a piece of ground, and I must needs go and see it: I pray thee have me excused. 19 And another

said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them: I pray thee have me excused. 20

And another said, I have married a wife, and therefore I cannot come. 21 So that servant came, and shewed his lord these things. Then the master of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes

of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the

 

 

 

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maimed, and the halt, and the blind. 22 And the servant said, Lord, it is done as thou hast commanded, and yet there is room. 23 And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled. 24 For I say unto you, That none of those men which were bidden shall taste of my supper.

 

 

The following amended story might help. I retrieved this from an email, which read:

 

 

--"Breakfast at McDonald's" (author unknown):

 

 

 

This is a good story and is true, please read it all the way through until the end. After the story, there are some very interesting facts.

 

 

I am a mother of three and have recently completed my college degree. The last class I had to take was Sociology. The teacher was absolutely inspiring with the qualities that I wish every human being had been graced with. Her last project of the

term was called, Smile.

 

 

 

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The class was asked to go out and smile at three people and document their reactions. I am a very friendly person and always smile at everyone and say "hello" anyway. I thought this would be a piece of cake, literally. Soon after we were assigned the project, my husband, youngest son, and I went out to McDonald's one crisp March morning. It was just our way of sharing special playtime with our son. We

were standing in line, waiting to be served, when all of a sudden everyone around us began to back away, including my husband. I did not move an inch. An overwhelming feeling of panic welled up inside of me as I turned to see why they had moved. As I turned around I smelled a horrible dirty body smell, and

there, standing behind me was two poor homeless men. As I looked down at the short gentleman, close to me, he was smiling.

 

 

His beautiful sky blue eyes were full of God's Light as he searched for acceptance. He said, "Good day" as he counted the few coins he had been clutching. The second man fumbled with his hands as he stood

behind his friend. I realized the second man was

 

 

 

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mentally challenged and the blue-eyed gentleman

 

was his salvation I held my tears as I stood there with them. The young lady at the counter asked him what they wanted. He said, "Coffee is all Miss" because that was all they could afford. If they wanted to sit in the restaurant and warm up, they had to buy something. He just wanted to be warm. Then I really felt it; the compulsion was so great I almost reached out and embraced the little man with the blue eyes. That is when I noticed all eyes in the restaurant were set on me judging my every action.

 

 

I smiled and asked the young lady behind the counter to give me two more breakfast meals on a separate tray. I then walked around the corner to the table that the men had chosen as a resting spot. I put the tray on the table and laid my hand on the blue- eyed gentleman's cold hand. He looked up at me, with tears in his eyes, and said, "Thank you".

 

 

I leaned over, began to pat his hand and said, "I did not do this for you. God is here working through me to give you hope". I started to cry as I walked away to

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husband smiled at me and said, "That is why God gave you to me, Honey, to give me hope", can you here Christ Speaking? We held hands for a moment and at that time, we knew that only because of the Grace that we had been given were we able to give.

 

 

That day showed me the pure light of God's sweet love. I returned to college, on the last evening of class, with this story in hand. I turned in my project and the instructor read it. Then she looked up at me and said, "Can I share this"?  I slowly nodded as she got the attention of the class. She began to read and that is when I knew that we as human beings and

being part of God, we need to share this ability to heal people and to be healed ourselves. In my own way I had touched the people at McDonald's, my son, the instructor, and every soul that shared the classroom on the last night I spent as a college student. I graduated with one of the biggest lessons I would

ever learn; unconditional acceptance. Much love and compassion is sent to each and every person who may read this and learn how to love people and use

things; not use people and love things.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Holy Spirit is sent to watch over you. In order for the Spirit to work, we pass the love of Christ on to others they might receive the free gift of God's love and are watched over as well. Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart. Through this great love let us

walk in and with the hearts of others and not on them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 6

 

Celebrate!

 

Glory be, where is the Unicorn?

 

 

 

One might think that I put a chapter in from another book. What do Unicorns have to do with God's barbeque? Unicorn is from Latin a combination word of "unus" translated as "one" and "cornu" as "horn". Unicorns are mentioned nine times the Holy Scriptures. The Strong's Exhaustive Concordance translates this word as a wild bull, from its conspicuousness; attracting attention through being unusual or remarkable, easily or clearly visible. Clearly visible! So where is the Unicorn?

 

 

When God had me to discover this truth He had me to study on the word Glory. I started in Genesis the first time the word glory is mentioned is Genesis 31:1, "And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob hath taken away all that was our father's; and

of that which was our father's hath he gotten all this

 

glory". Glory is translated as weight; but only

 

 

 

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figurative in a good sense, splendor or copiousness:

 

glorious honor.

 

 

 

What does this wild creature that is clearly visible attracting attention, the Unicorn; have to do with the glory God bestows upon men?

 

 

Jacob had come from rags to riches for the sake of the Kingdom of God and His purpose on earth. It took an encounter with God, acquiring integrity in the presence of the Holy One, with perseverance over time and God brought Him to His destiny. Out of this glory of abundance that God supernaturally supplied into Jacob and his family came one of the greatest barbeque events of all time.

 

 

A short list of the ingredients is in Deuteronomy 32:9-

 

14.

 

 

 

Moses writes in Deuteronomy. 32:2 "My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb,

and as the showers upon the grass:" Judge for

 

 

 

 

 

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yourselves; is this a precept of the rain and the later rain?

 

 

Did you think that maybe this great event is where

 

Psalms 23 comes from?

 

...Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou

art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever

 

 

God is showing us that even as the enemy forces trembled with fear (Genesis 35:5) as Jacob and his family ascended to Bethel (God's House) to feast and celebrate God's goodness in his day, so they also did in David's day and so it will in our day!

 

 

Is this not what Isaiah 58:8-14 is declaring when God says that He will cause us to ride the high places and

feed us with the heritage of Jacob? That he will be our

 

 

 

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"re-reward" a term declaring to us that He has our back; our protection from rear attacks. Does not this declare the Kingdom of God is where His proclamations are adhered to and the King backs them up with His army of heavenly hosts? Can you see the importance now of God's great barbeque events? The release of the rights of the poor and the rights of the ministry, turning the hearts of the fathers to the children and the hearts of the children to the fathers; this brings the glory of God! His glory because of His goodness, the congregation starts to voice and praising God's event giving Hallelujahs,

releasing the rivers of water that are welled up in their bellies, for every river has a mouth.

 

 

The atmosphere changes, for God's presence appears, inhabiting the praise of His people. As the rivers begin to overflow and to flood the plains, and His throne is upon the Flood (Psalms 29). Clouds of

glorious praise form! And the rain is carried to where it is needed, hallelujah!

 

The church are the Unicorns, those wild bulls of sacrifice. The sacrifice of praise: but also of fellowship

 

 

 

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in unity, in the unity of the corn (feast) , thus unity of the corn. Especially like the Latin translation mention in the beginning of this chapter meaning one horn when one looks at Psalm 92:10, "But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of an unicorn: I shall be

anointed with fresh oil." One horn of unity: the unity of praise, worship, fresh with combined revelation.

 

 And Psalms 133:1-3,

1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! 2 It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments; 3

As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.

 

 

And Psalms 24:1-10,

 

1 The earth is the Lord's, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein. 2

For he hath founded it upon the seas, and

 

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ascend into the hill of the Lord? Or who shall stand in his holy place? 4 He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully. 5 He shall receive the blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of his salvation. 6

This is the generation of them that seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah. 7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. 8 Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle. 9

Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. 10 Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, he is the King of glory. Selah

 

This Glory starts in the Secret Place! Psalms 19:1-14

1 The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork.

 

 

 

 

 

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2 Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge.

3 There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard.

4 Their line is gone out through all the earth, and

 

their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun,

5 Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race.

6 His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.

7 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

8 The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

9 The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and

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10 More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

11 Moreover by them is thy servant warned: and in keeping of them there is great reward.

12 Who can understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults.

13 Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the great transgression.

14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Glory starts in the Secret Place! Each of us has

 

a little boy or a little girl with-in. This little one is drawn before the awesomeness of God's Glory in the midst of His creation, beholding the very handy work of

God. Picture this: a child walking into the meadow of the forest seeking the one calling to their soul.

Suddenly, fear grips, as the shadow appears dark and

 

 

 

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deep of some far distance cloud accented by the cluster of trees. Then like the voice of God that speaks to us in times of despair, the wind picks up, gracefully parting the branches allowing the sun to shine through: giving surety for the path to walk. The Deep calleth unto the deep, like a magnetic force

draws to another giving purpose in the design shaping the destiny of the divine Creator. This is the goal of

this ministry to help others know that they are fearfully

 

and wonderfully made for the Glory of God being apart of this great creation purposed in His LOVE.

 

 

Ephesians 2:18-22

 

18 For through him we both have access by one

 

Spirit unto the Father.

 

19 Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

20 And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;

21 In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord:

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habitation of God through the Spirit.

 

 

 

Job 38:6 “Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof;

 

 

 

 

 

 

Isaiah 28:16 “Therefore thus saith the Lord God, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believeth shall not make haste.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Peter 2:6 “Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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From this corner stone of faith, believing on the Christ by revelation from the Father God, Jesus declares that this is how he is going to build His church that even the gates of hell themselves will not be able to prevail. In this revelational faith holds the keys to the kingdom of heaven.

 

 

Matthew 16:16-19

 

16 And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

17 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.

18 And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

19 And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be

loosed in heaven.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Matthew 6:9-15

 

9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

11 Give us this day our daily bread.

 

12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.

13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

14 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:

15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses,

 

neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The kingdom of God is His. It is Christ as

King. Christ is the anointing, His will being manifested here in the earth even as it is manifested in heaven.

 

 

 

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This is heaven here on earth. We enter into that secret place individually with God. We find His will for us to manifest by speaking or acting out what He has quickened us to do. When we come out from this private place of His presence we go when, where, and how He wants us to go with the blessing of the King of kings for His kingdom here in the earth.

 

 

Jesus showed us this example. He would still away with the Father. Then proceeding from that mountain top experience, Christ would descend often to the local synagogue with the Holy Spirit living in Him and the presence of God on Him from that time alone spent in His presence. The commissioning of God on His life for others as a blessing from the Father that they too might believe and learn to trust in God, glorifying Father God.

 

 

When we in turn follow this example of stilling-away and getting the inspired word, song, poem, sermon, action, or leading of the Lord. Then also proceed from that place of Glory, the Christ dispatching us individually when, where, and how then we have a

spiritual picture of just how the Temple of God was

 

 

 

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built that Solomon was commissioned to preside over. Remember neither a hammer nor a chisel was heard in the construction site, therefore each individual craftsman had their part being small or large had to hear from God for themselves on just how to make their part down to the smallest detail. Then they also had to know when, where, and how to bring that part building the temple of God together, all under the guidance and inspiration of God. This is how God is going to build His temple again, the temple of His

body when each of us will find out from God what he wants, when, where, and how. This is the model discussed by the Holy Spirit in Paul’s epistle to the Ephesians.

 

 

Ephesians 4:1-16

 

1 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,

2 With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;

3 Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in

 

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4 There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;

5 One Lord, one faith, one baptism,

 

6 One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.

7 But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ.

8 Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men.

9 (Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth?

10 He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things.)

11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

13 Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of

 

the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect

 

 

 

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man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:

14 That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;

15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

16 From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of

the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My part, so far, has been to write this book. We find that the truths of tithes and offerings that have been discussed in this volume are a training tool. A showing of how God wants to bless the people of the generation that we are apart of. Each of

us bringing to a common table of communing God’s

 

 

 

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goodness to the places where we live, inviting the world at large to taste of the Goodness of God but also to experience God’s love. As we each come together with the part God would have us each to

deliver, discerning the body, moved by His Spirit to minister the piece as the Lord gives the release to do so. Then others who do not know God but

are of the lost sheep of His pasture will hear the master’s voice and come into the fold rejoicing accepting the goodness of God for their life.

 

 

We find that the five fold ministry roles are five goals that the Holy Ghost wants to bring the body of Christ into maturity. Let us begin with the corner stone of the foundation. The corner stone is Christ Jesus our Lord. If you have not yet been converted and received the free gift of God; the Lamb of which takes away the sins of this world, then you have not yet begun to build. This relationship of being birthed into the kingdom is a must and it is the only corner stone given by God from which this temple of God

can be built, no other will do!

 

 

 

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God has indicated that are the three sides to measure from on the corner stone. Once this corner stone is set in your life then one must measure and plummet from its three sides in order to have balance and a good firm level foundation. The three sides that we must have in balance are the relationships that God primary wants to have with us. The relationship of the Father, the relationship of the Son, and the relationship of the Holy Ghost, getting any one side to the extreme will throw the whole foundation off. There is a balance to maintain in reverence to each. Remember it is the revelation from the Father through the Holy Spirit of the Son that draws us into the family of God to be made partakers of His glory.

 

 

The foundation is reveled in the root of the roles of the apostles and prophets. The word apostle comes from to Greek words Apo = away and Stello = to still or in English one would say to still-away for a foundation to the word. The word apostle is also

translated as “commissioned” or “sent away”.

 

 

 

 

 

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The word prophet is translated as a foreteller, by analogy an inspired speaker which also is a combination of two words Pro = “fore”, i.e. in front of, prior and Phemi = to show or make known (one's thoughts, i.e. speak or say, affirm.) Therefore, we see a clear foundation is our individual relationship with God as we still-away and find out what inspired word or action that the Father would have us individually to go forth to say or do. Each of us is having our part, bringing confirmation to the body as to the move of Holy Spirit.

 

 

This foundation of faith will help to build the body of Christ into maturity as we come together. For the body will build together each supplying their part that will in turn communicate protection and nurturing like a Pastor from the Father to the fold

imparting like a teacher the love of God. Christ is the Head of the Church and the body becomes alive through His Spirit creating the Good News and declaring among the body. This good news then in turn travels through out the area of what God is doing. In doing so Jesus is now the only head of the Church by His Holy Spirit as our example and as our only access

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model Christ may empower anyone of us to conduct the individual instruments of body to sound their notes of harmony creating an eternal melody in the ears of our Lord.

 

 

 

 

2 Corinthians 1:24 “24 Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith

ye stand.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 7

 

Imagine That

 

 

 

When we were young and had not much in regard to material things, our imagination was one of the greatest gifts we possessed and still are.

 

 

From doctors to lawyers, from lawmen to bad men and the lists goes on: Such imagination carries itself into careers of being role play actors and writers where together they can take us back to our childhood days and other worlds.

 

 

The problem with imagination is that the word of God denotes that mankind's imagination is continually evil.

 

 

Genesis 6:5-6:  “5 And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. 6 And it repented the Lord that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his

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Notice it comes from out of the heart or center of ones spirit.

 

 

Yet this is one of the greatest traits of us being created in God's image. Do you see the irony? We

are made in His image from His imagination; Elohiym- God the Creator, the creator is still canvassing His work in you and me and in the generations of the lives of humans. Yet Christ's proclaims our concern for thought is but for today and the evil thereof (Matthew

6:34).

 

 

 

There is an event in the Holy Bible that brings some light to the greatness of Unity in the congregation, which will bring God into the very company of mankind.

 

 

The story comes from Genesis 11:1-6:

 

1 And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech. 2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain

in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. 3 And they said one to another, Go to, let us make

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brick for stone, and slime had they for morter. 4

 

And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. 5 And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded. 6 And the Lord said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.

 

 

 

 

Two great things are revealed here: first: that Unity brings God on the scene, and second: nothing is held back from what we imagined to do as a collective body. In Genesis, God broke up this power of Unity by scattering the children of men because that their imagination was not God's, but rather their own.

 

 

Now how much more will God's blessing come upon us as we come into the Unity of Imagination with God's vision? Will anything be held back? I quote

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they have imagined to do", does nothing mean nothing! Yes! For The Lord has declared it.

 

 

Ezekiel was caught up into the heavens. The wheel within the wheel empowered by the four creatures started carrying his spirit up into the heavens before the throne room of God.

 

 

Does not the praise of worship of God enter us into the presence of His Holy Spirit that is within us? God's word states that He inhabits the praises of Israel, His spiritual children, so that when we come into unity letting go and letting God together a supernatural reaction happens. A bigger reaction than any other process know to man, a reaction to the Holy Ghost within us individually of worshiping God with our

whole being. By the name and blood of Christ that causes our spirit-self to ascend with the help of our personal angelic forces that surround us and that gather to worshiper's aid. Maybe, as we draw out from the wells of salvation, that indwelling Holy Spirit allowing that Spiritual drink to rise up into our

emotions and mind, we return the Glory of the vision

 

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good things of God. We find that circle within the circle. This brings a reaction in the heavens causing these angels ascending and descending upon the name of Jesus Christ to carry our spirit beings into the very throne room of the Most High God. A circle of praise within, displayed without, joined together with Holy angelic forces of praise. Did you know that there are angels that in-circle the throne of God day and night declaring His virtues and attributes (Isaiah 6, Ezekiel 1, and Revelation 4)? Thy Kingdom come thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven...Selah.

 

 

Now in Psalms 29 God's throne sits upon the flood. The vapor and mist of praise goes up and the clouds form, thunder and lightning are the energy produced, the rain is poured out and the flood is created. The very authority of God Almighty is on the scene and we are granted to sit with Him in His throne (Revelation 3:14-

22, Revelation 3:20- the barbeque), and the people of our generation receive their much needed deliverance. Collective electrified energy coming together declaring, "Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God

Almighty, and the whole earth is full of His Glory".

 

 

 

 

 

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If each that brings to the body what God has deposited in their spirit. Flowing together with one purpose, stimulating one common language or

speech we then find the Unity of the body (or the body coming together, Ezekiel 37:1-14) where God commands a blessing (Psalms 133). Coming from God's Holy Spirit confirmed by His Holy Word, how much more will God show up bringing blessings as

His Kingdom's will is being done on the earth.

 

 

 

John 5:19:

 Then answered Jesus and said unto them, “Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise”.

 

 

John 8:28:

Then said Jesus unto them, “When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; but as my Father hath taught me, I speak these things”.

 

 

Christ stated Mark 9:23, "Jesus said unto him, 'if thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that

believeth'".

 

 

 

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Interesting to me is that a common phrase of pretending, when we were a child, was to "make believe" using our imagination. The word "believe" in the New Testament is translated as to give credit or to entrust. To entrust Christ with our life in unity of the body of the assembly is to empower His Holy Spirit to work freely among us, and beyond the four walls of a building.

 

 

It is the very essence of revival! As we come into the precepts and principles of His confirmed Holy Word like the people did at Babel. Not under the guide of vanity but under the cloud of witnesses raining His Spirit's will in Unity, creating a flood of glory and peace!

 

 

This is an aspect of what the Holy Spirit recorded threw the apostle Paul as he penned "each supplying

their part".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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In Ephesians 4:1-4, he pleads for unity of the Spirit:

 

1 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, 2 With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; 3 Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. 4 There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling.

 

 

Continuing in Ephesians 4:13-16:

 

13 Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ: 14 That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried

about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; 15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ: 16 From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual

working in the measure of every part, maketh

 

 

 

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increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

 

 

I understand that Christ is speaking of conversion in this verse of Matthew 18:3, "And said, 'Verily I say unto you, except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven'". But maybe our ability of "make believing" or "catching the vision" in unity of Christ is the door of the Kingdom by the Holy Spirit"?

 

 

Jesus is the door. Again a vision not generated out of self but rather one than comes to the body as they worship and praise together before God and His Holy Spirit imparting to the body the total vision and word each supplying their part.

 

 

Faith comes by hearing, hearing that of the Word of

God: revelation given from God, for God's purpose, intent, and will.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jesus told Peter in Matthew 16:15-19:

 

15 He saith unto them, 'But whom say ye that I

 

am'? 16 And Simon Peter answered and said,

 

'Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God'.

 

17 And Jesus answered and said unto him,

 

'Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven. 18 And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell

shall not prevail against it. 19 And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

 

 

Revealed Faith has the Power of God upon it when it results in action. Can you imagine a congregation getting so caught up in the Holy Spirit declaring the Faith God has revealed to them?

 

In July 2008 on the telephone conference ministry there were several of us flowing together when

 

 

 

 

 

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suddenly a voice that sounded as if it were under running water delivered this word,

 

 

“My heart is steadfast, Oh God! My heart is steadfast.

 

I will see and make know of it. I will take thee Oh Lord among new vision. I will see you among, for great is your Love, Vision to the heavens. His faithfulness reaches this passage. Be awesome Oh God! For it is the Lord who heals us: all the earth.”

 

 

I have no doubt that this was the Angel of the Lord. The Conference was recorded.

 

 

With in a week many that were on the conference broke the Unity and went different ways, yet people were getting touched and healed. Of those that have remained still God moves, touches and heals, blesses, and encourages. Maybe one day the ones that broke the Unity and decided that they could not work out the differences will realize that the Unity of the Spirit and His Love is worth more than things that divide. Even as those of the first church laid down their differences for the cause of Christ.  If God broke up the Unity of

wicked imaginations, I can certainly believe that Satan

 

 

 

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would come against the Saint's Unity. Things that divide move apart, things that multiply build up. Add to vs. take away, simple...right? If the strategy of One’s enemy is to divided and conquer cutting off the supply lines, then we can certainly understand why our

enemy conducts himself as he does among the body of Christ. But what do you think will happen when we overcome our own vanity. Allowing the move of the Holy Spirit balanced by the scriptures for the sake of the kingdom?

 

 

Read John 15:1-17 for a contextual reference to these teachings, and be blessed by the Most High

God! To God is the Glory, Amen!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 9

 

 

The Announcement

 

 

 

Ever had a rabbit's foot? God's people tend to put God on a shelf to only bring him down in times of selfish ambitions. Such was a time in the days of Samuel the prophet. When the Philistines were attacking God's people:

 

 

1Samuel 4:3:

 

And when the people were come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, Wherefore hath the LORD smitten us to day before the Philistines? Let us fetch the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of Shiloh unto us, that, when it cometh among us, it may save us out of the hand of our enemies.

 

 

They were living a religious life, but not a life of a relationship with Holy God and His created people. In the story of Samuel, they lost miserably! The same

sin is going on today. People being real religious but

 

not having the Father's heart of relationship with

 

 

 

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Himself and the people whom He lovingly wants the best for: namely redemption into His loving arms. And battles are still being lost!

 

 

The first part of this passage has to do with people being religious. They lack being real with a mercy and grace that is  full of God's love that only comes with a relationship in the Father. Isaiah 58:2, "Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways, as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God: they ask of me the ordinances of justice; they take delight in approaching to God". These

things seem good and are good if done in the right spirit. Yet Isaiah 58:1 says there is sin in the camp.

 

 

Isaiah 58:1, "Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins".

 

Whenever we see "Jacob" quoted after his natural death in the word of God we have come to understand that this is often referring to the "flesh man" and "Israel" as the "spirit man". With this

 

 

 

 

 

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understanding we see people getting into the flesh and seeking God in verses 2-4 of Isaiah 58.

 

 

Isaiah 58:2-4:

 

2 Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways, as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God: they ask of me the ordinances of justice; they take delight in approaching to God. 3 Wherefore have we fasted, say they, and thou seest not? wherefore have we afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast ye

find pleasure, and exact all your labours. 4

 

Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to

 

smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as ye do this day, to make your voice to be

heard on high.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The last verse tells us that they fast to fulfill their fleshly desires of vengeance and argument, and

continues their reprimand in verse 5:

 

 

 

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Isaiah 58:5:

 

Is it such a fast that I have chosen? A day for a man to afflict his soul? is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? wilt thou call this a fast, and an acceptable day to the LORD

 

 

These superficial religious self-righteous ones do not seek the agenda that Christ has but rather pursue their own agenda of self-promotion and achievements building their own kingdom and not God's. As well as in the last parts of verse three a lack of Holy sanctification and consecration. This also could be applied today even as it was in the days of our Lord Jesus. The Lord told some Pharisees that they would travel the world to get one proselyte and make him twice the child of hell that he was!

 

 

How can faith in God be wrong? Is it when our slant of doctrine tends to divide instead of bringing unity, causing ministers to the house of God to fast and prayer and seeks God's divine help in their flock's lives and in their communities’ life. Yet not only ministers but a

 

 

 

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solemn assembly to wail and mourn before God through the night prior to Holy Day. Then serve the God by serving the people addressing their spiritual needs as well as their physical needs.

 

 

Many different ministries seem more bent on building their own kingdom rather than God's! We find them preaching all sorts of different doctrines that they themselves do not believe but rather because it is apart of their tradition and denominational ways, for fear of losing their congregation or 401k's. They speak judgments on other Christian faiths from the pulpit, putting their tradition over their conviction of the Holy Spirit.

 

 

Does not the Word say that we are lively stones each supplying our part making up the house of God? Should not we then encourage our people to seek God's face to find the place God wants them to worship? Encouraging them to overcome every thought that would dispirit them from entering into the body they are called to. Faithfulness to God is being faithful to His house or the body to which we are purposed too. We cripple Christ's body by not supplying our part; of worship, and support. Crippled; would you not

 

 

 

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consider yourself crippled if your hands did not do any of the work it was divinely designed to do? Not wakening to the life to which they are meant for, but

just motionless not performing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 9

 

The Marinate & Recipe

 

 

 

The Birthright for Charities' Light

 

 

 

1Corinthians13: 1-13

 

1 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. 2 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing. 3

And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. 4

Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, 5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; 6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; 7 Beareth all things,

believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth

 

 

 

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all things. 8 Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away. 9 For

we know in part, and we prophesy in part. 10 But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away. 11 When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. 12 For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to

face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known. 13 And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

 

 

In Isaiah 58 one can see that bringing in the promises that are to follow have certain conditions to set them in order. Religious activity will not do. God is not impressed with fasting as a means of seeking a Godly resolve to our religious prosperity among the people who surround us. Did not the Lord Jesus say that I would have mercy and not sacrifice?

Matthew 9:13 "But go ye and learn what that

 

 

 

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meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance." And Matthew 5:7, "Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy".

 

 

Interesting to me that the following comes right after Matthew 5:6, "Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled".

 

 

To continue with this thought of proper fasting consider most of the beatitudes of Matthew 5:3-9:

 

 

3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. 5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. 6

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. 7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. 8

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see

God. 9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The poor, or beggar in spirit, they that mourn or grieve and wail: for they shall be comforted. (Isaiah 57:18,

61:3)

 

 

 

Blessed are the meek (humbled): for they shall inherit the earth.

 

 

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst (fasting) after righteousness: for they shall be filled (of the Spirit).

 

 

Blessed are the merciful (compassionate): for they shall obtain mercy.

 

 

Blessed are the pure (See 1st John 1:9; a parallel that cannot be ignored) in heart: for they shall see God.

 

 

Blessed are the peacemakers (intercessors): for they shall be called the children of God.

 

...Is centered on the Spiritual warfare of a "proper" fast. As described in Isaiah 58:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Isaiah 58:6:Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?”

 

 

And the natural warfare of helping the needy, bringing some peace to their lives:

 

 

Isaiah 58:7:”Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? When thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?”

 

 

There is a combination of spiritual warfare and natural warfare! Don't be tricked in believing all goes well at first in the battle. Many demons will come against you in the

form of humans and circumstances. Doing the natural with out the spiritual is good. We all know as Christians that this charity of feeding, clothing, and etc. is good, but to do it with out the combating the forces of evil that got our fellow earthly citizens in

such predicament is like putting a band aid on a

 

broken limb. Or rather: putting a cast on a broken

 

 

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limb, with out setting it in its proper order first. God is interested in the whole man! Spirit and natural! But

the word says from the Holy Spirit through the apostle

 

Paul:

 

 

 

Ephesians 6:12: 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.”

 

 

It is when we minister to the natural in the power of the Spirit that God the father is Glorified and that whole community and nations are changed and the miracles of God are manifested.

 

 

No other way that I know of to bring a human into these aspects of verses Matthew 5:3-8 is but by fasting, confessing, pleading the blood looking for God to give us the victory in the battle of the Day of the Lord and through out the week. With this proper fasting of verses 3-8 the result for many will be verse

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souls, minds, bodies, and finances through the person of the Lord Jesus Christ, as those who have this perfected charity, minister the good news and win souls while meeting the natural needs of the afflicted as well. If those called for intercession and leadership would but fast and pray, eventually this consecration

of dedication would spread through out the church body. The people would be delivered from personal stumbling blocks that keep them from growing and going forth in the kingdom of God.

 

 

Remember the story in Judges 20 where the people of Israel got up in arms over the Benjamites that had defiled a Rabbi's concubine and ravished her so much that she died? How the presbytery of a four hundred thousand man army, in righteous indignation, inquired of the High Priest whether or not they should go to battle against them? The word came to go to battle. They lost! Mourning their loss, again the word

was "go". They lost again! The next day not only did they mourn; they fasted, repented, and pleaded the blood! Then inquired of the Lord whether

to go to battle or not. The word came back "go for

 

 

 

 

 

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today have I delivered the city into your hand"

 

Do we, as ministers, want our cities delivered into our hands? Are we tired of losing the battles! Battles of sickness, poverty, lack of wisdom, salvation, deliverance, governments, etc.?

 

 

The battle will ensue! Look to Matthew 5:10-12:

 

10 Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

 

 

11 Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

 

 

12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

 

 

Victory will come if we persevere.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Matthew 6:25-34:

 

25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? 26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they? 27 Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature? 28 And why take ye thought for

raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: 29 And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. 30

Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith? 31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? 32 (For after

all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of

all these things. 33 But seek ye first the kingdom

 

 

 

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of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. 34 Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interesting that Christ addresses these items in verse

 

25 repeated 31? Do not fret, but rather prayerfully intercede, with action, for others. Does not the principle of getting come first with giving, that we reap what we sow?

 

 

All the different aspects from Matthew 5:13 leading up to this Matthew 6:33 are foundational and constitute the fundamentals of the Kingdom of God and His righteousness. The Spirit man along with the natural

man is becoming the whole man before a Holy God.

 

 

 

 

 

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Think on these:

 

 

 

Matthew 5:6 "Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled."

 

 

Matthew 6:33 "But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you."

 

 

Remember how Jacob was favored of God because Esau gave up his birthright for a bowl of beans to Jacob (the trickster) Genesis 25:29-34:

29 And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau came from the field, and he was faint: 30 And Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red pottage; for I am faint: therefore was his name called Edom. 31 And Jacob said, Sell me this

day thy birthright. 32 And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point to die: and what profit shall this birthright do to me? 33 And Jacob said, Swear to me this day; and he sware unto him: and he sold his birthright unto Jacob. 34 Then Jacob gave

Esau bread and pottage of lentiles; and he did

 

 

 

 

 

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eat and drink, and rose up, and went his way:

 

thus Esau despised his birthright.

 

 

 

Romans 9:13 "As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but

 

Esau have I hated."

 

 

 

Jesus one time cast out a demon that his disciples had no success with. They asked him why? He said these do not come out except by fasting and prayer. (Matthew 17:14-21)

 

 

(Author's note: If the version of scripture you are reading leaves this principle of power out; look for a different version! Remember our enemy wants to cut off the supply line.)

 

 

This seems to indicate to us that our faith and power in God will increase through fasting and prayer, earnestly seeking God's will and revelation to speak

or act into situations that the Father wants to manifest

 

Himself in.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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If one looks at Isaiah 57:14-15:

 

14 And shall say, Cast ye up, cast ye up, prepare the way, take up the stumblingblock out of the way of my people. 15 For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

 

 

Another meaning for contrite is "dust" and "destruction". Sackcloth and ashes while sitting on the ground is an Old Testament way to fast, pray, and mourn before God."

 

 

 

 

Isaiah 57:16-19

 

16 For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made.

17 For the iniquity of his covetousness was I

wroth, and smote him: I hid me, and was wroth, and he went on frowardly in the way of his heart.

 

 

 

 

 

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18 I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.

19 I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, saith the LORD; and I will heal him.

 

 

We find that this spiritual warfare is a Heavenly principle in seeing afflicted ones to be delivered from their personal "stumbling blocks".

 

 

Fasting seems indicated here. Jesus also told his disciples upon his ascension into heaven that they were to still away in an upper room in unity and fast and pray until that they were endued with power from on high. (Indicated they were fasting because Christ was asked why his disciples did not fast, but John's did)

 

 

 

 

Matthew 9:15: “And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bride chamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom is with them? But the days will come,

 

 

 

 

 

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when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, and then shall they fast.”

 

 

Would that be here?

 

 

 

Acts 1:4-15

 

4 And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me.

5 For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.

6 When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel?

7 And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power.

8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost

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9 And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.

10 And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel;

11 Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.

12 Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey.

13 And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and

Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas the brother of James.

14 These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the

mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.

 

 

 

 

 

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15 And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples, and said, (the number of names together were about an hundred and twenty,)

 

 

They had received the Holy Spirit (John 20:17-23) when Christ first arose but yet he had not descended fully from the Father.

 

 

Are we as Christians selling our birthright?

 

 

 

Our spiritual birthright of power and victory over the enemy because we refuse to come together (and/or even still away alone) and fast, pray, repent, plead the blood until we are endued with power from on high

and given the victory? Is this why the church as a whole seems so weak in the eyes of the world and openly practices unrighteousness even within its leadership? Our message of forgiveness of sins and salvation

from God's wrath is great news but we lack 'punch' without the power of God on and in our lives. I write this with strong conviction. There is a recipe here that is able to change our world and turn it upside down!

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and its principles are put in place and its results extend through out the word of God.

 

 

Do we covet this birthright even as Jacob did or do we sell ourselves short, like Esau, and ask "what good" is the birthright to our fleshly existence?

 

 

These are perilous times. So great is the sin! It literally is a fulfillment of Christ's prophecy of the last days. Much like the book of Esther (4:11-16 & 5:1-4) where the people of God came together fasted and prayed and one entered in the presence of the King that had favor to bring him to a feast to declare the plot set against the people of God. Esther did not make it known to her Husband-king that she was fasting but rather hid it and put on her best to make her entrance into the court. Yet the love of her husband/king knew within himself that something was not right. It troubled his sleep that night and God had the ball rolling to bless the person of Mordecai and the people of God

{remember Mordecai was also in sack cloth and

 

ashes (an outward display of Old Testament fasting)}.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Much like Esther's time, Daniel did a fast identifying himself with the sins of his people yet God declared him greatly beloved?

 

Daniel 9:20-23

 

20 And whiles I was speaking, and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before the Lord

my God for the holy mountain of my God; 21 Yea, whiles I was speaking in prayer, even the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the beginning, being caused to fly swiftly, touched me about the time of the evening oblation. 22 And he informed me, and talked with me, and said, O Daniel, I am now come forth to give thee skill and understanding. 23 At the beginning of thy supplications the commandment came forth, and I am come to shew thee; for thou art greatly beloved: therefore understand the matter, and

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We find in chapter Daniel 10 he was doing a limited fast and also gained favor of God. These are examples of great fasts. There are more examples in scripture however; the ones mentioned make the point of a correct fast. Isaiah 58 is the fast God

desires. The spiritual warfare of the fast is essential to it. The plea! Isaiah 58:6, "Is not this the fast that I

have chosen? To loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?"

 

 

Doing the natural work of the fast is also just as important. One of my mentors once told me "If you really want God to bless your fast buy someone else their meal and keep your fast secret to them, and God will really start to manifest himself in your ministry."

 

 

But let's continue first with the next thoughts of

 

Isaiah 58:7-11:

 

 

 

7 Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy

house? when thou seest the naked, that thou

 

 

 

 

 

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cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?

 

 

8 Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the Lord shall be thy rereward. 9 Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall answer; thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am. If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking vanity; 10 And if thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noonday:

11 And the Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.

 

 

There goes that water again.

 

 

 

The first time I saw these promises I started seeking them out. Who would not want them as a member of

the family of God?

 

 

 

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Finally in this thought of the unity of fasting, repenting, and pleading the innocent blood of the Lamb for the sins of our own generation for the move of God:

 

 

Joel 2:12-32:

 

12 Therefore also now, saith the Lord, turn ye even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning: 13 And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil. 14 Who knoweth if he will return and repent, and leave a blessing behind him; even a meat offering and a drink offering unto the Lord your God? 15 Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly: 16 Gather the people, sanctify the congregation, assemble the elders, gather the children, and those that suck the breasts: let the bridegroom go forth of his chamber, and the

bride out of her closet. 17 Let the priests, the ministers of the Lord, weep between the porch

and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy

 

 

 

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people, O Lord, and give not thine heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the people, Where is their God? 18 Then will the Lord be jealous for his land, and pity his people.

19 Yea, the Lord will answer and say unto his people, Behold, I will send you corn, and wine, and oil, and ye shall be satisfied therewith: and I will no more make you a reproach among the heathen: 20 But I will remove far off from you the northern army, and will drive him into a land barren and desolate, with his face toward the east sea, and his hinder part toward the utmost sea, and his stink shall come up, and his ill savour shall come up, because he hath done great things. 21 Fear not, O land; be glad and rejoice: for the Lord will do great things. 22 Be not afraid, ye beasts of the field: for the pastures of the wilderness do spring, for the tree beareth her fruit, the fig tree and the vine do yield their strength. 23 Be glad then, ye children of Zion, and rejoice in the Lord your God: for he hath given you the former rain moderately, and he will

cause to come down for you the rain, the former

 

 

 

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rain, and the latter rain in the first month. 24 And the floors shall be full of wheat, and the fats shall overflow with wine and oil. 25 And I will restore

to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpiller, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you. 26 And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed. 27 And ye shall know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I am the Lord your God, and none else: and my people shall never be ashamed. 28 And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see

visions: 29 And also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I pour out my spirit. 30 And I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke. 31 The sun shall be turned into

darkness, and the moon into blood, before the

 

great and the terrible day of the Lord come. 32

 

 

 

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And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the Lord hath said, and in the

remnant whom the Lord shall call.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 10

 

Faith in Action: The Cloud Rolls In!


In Feb 2008 God led me to fly from Ft. Worth, TX to Charleston, SC. I had not been in a plane in years. It was a direct flight. Many had been praying for this revival. The Pastor of the little church felt as if such oppression was over the area. I knew the Lord had sent me there to pray for the sick, evangelize, and to reveal the secrets in God's Barbeque that He had been sharing with me over the last seven years. The Pastor and his wife had been ordained in a large denomination. Other ministers also came to also minister in this revival, a revival team formed from the ministry of which I was a part of at the time. Trucker Drivers called to preach, five including the Pastor (a former driver).

 

Number wise it was small, very small. Spirit wise it was out of this world!

 

 

 

 

 

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One elderly gentleman had lost his sight in his left eye for some ten years and regained it. Another had great nerve damage and the pain that ensues and found relief! Even more received salvation in accepting the adoption provided by God the Father through His Son, Christ Jesus.

 

 

The Pastor and his wife both received the gift of tongues, but one of the strangest events was that a cloud of mist came rolling into the sanctuary Sunday and remained for the eight days that the revival lasted!

 

 

The Lord had us to ordain one of the Drivers. God told me to go into the Pastor's office along with the Pastor and two others. We eased the door to the frame without completely shutting it. As we began the cloud came rolling under and over the door into the Pastor's office to witness the ordination!

 

 

 

 

The Pastor had just so happened to plant some store bought dried green beans just to see if they would sprout. Not only did they sprout they excelled!

 

 

 

 

 

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In the end they were two and half to three feet tall on the eighth day!

 

 

Also the deliverance ministry was in place as one had several demons expelled. People were set free finding a new song that had never been sung.

 

 

I asked God to back me in these doctrines that have been presented in this volume for the first revival of

the Barbeque by manifesting Himself, little did I know how that He would in such a marvelous way. What I have come to learn and understand the cloud was the Shekinah Glory of God, as also experienced at the Azusa Street Revival, 1906-1910. Truly God loves a great barbeque!

 

 

We look forward to future revival events were the presence of God is even more evident only by multiplication. Is this not the Kingdom of God? The Lost saved, the sick healed, the hurting comforted,

the addict set free, the blind eyes opened, the deaf

 

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Chapter 11

 

Protect the Anointing

 

 

 

This chapter is devoted to those who are called into the five-fold ministry, and for those who will be.

 

The Spirit of Elijah is manifested fully when the fathers of the faith have hearts towards the children of the faith and the hearts of these same children have hearts towards the fathers.

 

Children who are willing have a heart like unto that of Elisha rather than like that of Gehazi (2 Kings 5). While Elisha burned his lucrative livelihood of oxen and plow for the anointing, Gehazi traded his for the temporal riches of this earth.

 

The eternal powerful anointing doubled from one generation to the next with Elijah to Elisha.  On-the- other-hand rather than being a doubled from Elisha to Gehazi, the effort was spread out to the school of the prophets in hope of finding other righteous children of the faith, one whom would have the heart to protect the anointing. The Spirit of Elijah is one of mentorship. Mentoring and being mentored.

 

 

 

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1 Kings 19:19-21

 

 

19 So he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him.

20 And he left the oxen, and ran after Elijah, and

 

said, Let me, I pray thee, kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow thee. And he said unto him, Go back again: for what have I done to thee?

21 And he returned back from him, and took a

 

yoke of oxen, and slew them, and boiled their flesh with the instruments of the oxen, and gave unto the people, and they did eat. Then he

arose, and went after Elijah, and ministered unto him.

 

 

 

 

“Go back again: for what have I done to thee?” This statement from the prophet to the potential son of the faith was for Elisha to consider. Look to the word, he

did not go back to parents, but rather burned his

 

 

 

 

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lively-hood to chase after God. Is it not whimsical to the reader that Elisha embarked on his journey with a barbeque and fed the people?  And it is even implied that he took the plow and used it for the firewood.

 

Those who will humble themselves to the task of teaching and being taught with whom the Lord gives evidence to, the greater ministry of the anointing increases from one generation to the next. We know in the natural, as Fathers that not all children are the same. None can be reared exactly the same in application, yet can be in principle. Parenting is hard work and it takes a close relationship with the Holy Ghost for the divine wisdom and the understanding on how to apply it. Depending upon the character of the father and of the child as well will greatly depend on the paths that are taken.

Example, out of John the Baptist children of the faith many went on to follow Christ yet many others did not. This is implied in scripture by the simple fact that only very few of John's disciples are mentioned in the ministry of Christ's life on earth and beyond. Like Elisha and Gehazi it will depend upon the character and determination of the child to want the things of

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First things first, where are the Elijahs? Who are willing to hear the voice of the Lord and to seek out those whom God has directed to? Or at least willing to recognize when these elected children come across our path to take them under our wing to impart the things that the Holy Ghost has taught us. The first burden is laid upon the leaders.

 

 

Jeremiah 25:32-38

 

32 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Behold, evil shall go forth from nation to nation, and a great whirlwind shall be raised up from the coasts of the earth.

33 And the slain of the LORD shall be at that day

 

from one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth: they shall not be lamented, neither gathered, nor buried; they shall be dung upon the ground.

34 Howl, ye shepherds, and cry; and wallow

 

yourselves in the ashes, ye principal of the flock: for the days of your slaughter and of your dispersions are accomplished; and ye shall fall like a pleasant vessel.

35 And the shepherds shall have no way to flee,

 

 

 

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nor the principal of the flock to escape.

 

36 A voice of the cry of the shepherds, and an howling of the principal of the flock, shall be heard: for the LORD hath spoiled their pasture.

37 And the peaceable habitations are cut down

 

because of the fierce anger of the LORD.

 

38 He hath forsaken his covert, as the lion: for their land is desolate because of the fierceness of the oppressor, and because of his fierce anger.

 

 

Judgment starts at the house of God.

 

 

 

Malachi 4:5-6

 

5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD:

6 And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the

 

children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.

 

Notice Elisha did not quit mentoring after Gehazi, but rather kept imparting to other future leaders at the

 

 

 

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school of the prophets. Gehazi's choice caused a generational setback for the move of the Holy Ghost in his day. Like that of the ten witnesses that searched out the promise land held back the glory of their generation. So the decision of the children to carry on the faith of the anointing greatly affects the glory of the Lord in the earth.

 

 

Children of the faith please understand your spiritual mentor is human. So do not put them on too high of a pedestal. The kingdom life is one love tempered with mercy and grace. Parenting mistakes will always be made, as the fathers follow after Christ follow them, if some things come out wrong, and they will, show the love of Christ within you that loves you and will never forsake you. Glean that which is good and Godly, lay aside the mistakes and encourage one another in the faith. Children seek being settled in the seasons of life that God would have you to be mentored by a mentor. Especially be kind to those who are new to this elected position and allow time for them to mature

into it. Parenting becomes easier in time, yet both the characters of Parent and child determine a great deal

what can happen for our generation.

 

 

 

 

 

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Christ commands us to love one another, that the world will know that we are his by our love for one another. Do not look for things that divide, look for those things that unite. Understand not one of us has it all and that we all need each other, coming together, each supplying our part. In this way with maturing holiness we will together form the temple of God, and the New Jerusalem will descend and God will come to live among us partaking of the fruits of the Holy Spirit enjoying that nectar seeded from the heavenly into

the earth. Protecting the love and the unity as much

 

as one can is our mutual responsibility. What fruit are we, the branches, producing?

 

 

Galatians 5:22-26

 

 

22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is

 

no law.

 

24 And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.

25 If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the

 

Spirit.

 

26 Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.

 

Matthew 5:9 “9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.”

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 12

The New Jerusalem- The Kingdom of God

 

 

As a conclusion to this work God guided me to the word “glory” again. This time He said, "Glory, at the end". Revelation is where as he had me to start. The first time I started in Genesis it developed into the mystery of the Unicorn. Now The Lord was instructing me to go to Revelation to the last place in the Holy Bible where the word “glory” is mentioned; Revelation

21:6, "And they shall bring the glory and honour of the nations into it." This develops into the mystery of the New Jerusalem or Hephzibah as mentioned in

 

 

Isaiah 62:4-5:

 

4 Thou shalt no more be termed Forsaken; neither shall thy land any more be termed Desolate: but thou shalt be called Hephzibah, and thy land Beulah: for the LORD delighteth in thee, and thy land shall be married. 5 For as a young man marrieth a virgin, so shall thy sons

marry thee: and as the bridegroom rejoiceth over

 

the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee.

 

 

 

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Referring to the New Jerusalem in context is

 

 

 

Revelation 21:1-3:

 

And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as

a bride adorned for her husband.: And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.

 

 

This gets really exciting expounding on the glory of this New Jerusalem. The word glory comes from the Greek word, “doxa”, dox'-ah; from the base of Greek word (dokeo); its meanings are glory [(as very apparent) in a wide application], dignity, honour, praise, and worship. Doxa is based upon dokeo,

meaning; to think; by implication to seem (truthfully or

 

 

 

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uncertainly), to be accounted, of oneself to please or have pleasure therein, to be of reputation, to seem good, or to suppose. By implication of this word’s definition, even if our thinking has yet to be submitted to giving God the glory. We can through praise and worship help to sequester our stinking thinking into the things of the glory because we honor or value God’s worthiness by acting upon our faith and enter into his gates with thanksgiving in our hearts, and into His courts with praise. Historians of the crucifixion of Christ record that at the moment Christ gave up the Holy Ghost and the veil of the Holy of Holy’s was torn into two parts and the earth shook

the High Priest Caiaphas prophesied  Psalms 24. Psalms 24:1-10 reads;

 

1 The earth is the LORD'S, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.

2 For he hath founded it upon the seas, and

 

established it upon the floods.

 

3 Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? or who shall stand in his holy place? 4 He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath

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deceitfully. 5 He shall receive the blessing from the LORD, and righteousness from the God of his salvation. 6 This is the generation of them that seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah.

7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. 8 Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle. 9 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. 10 Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory. Selah.

 

 

In this psalm we find a recipe both individually and mutually how to enter into the very presence of our Lord. Notice where the gates and the everlasting door is? It is with in us even Christ. Now even as the writer of Hebrews expounds on this very subject of salvation

and life in Christ.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hebrews 4:1-16

 

1 Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. 2 For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it. 3 For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world. 4 For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works. 5 And in this place again, If they shall enter into my rest. 6 Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief: 7 Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts. 8 For if

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afterward have spoken of another day. 9 There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of

God. 10 For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his.

11 Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief. 12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents

of the heart. 13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do. 14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold

fast our profession. 15 For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin. 16 Let us

therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace,

 

 

 

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that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.

 

 

 

 

 

Funny that the word “dokeo” comes from the foundation word of deiknuo: a an abstract of the same meaning; to show (literal or figurative), or in plain words to demonstrate.

 

So what the nations are to bring into this temple not of the natural already as discussed in the body of this volume, but of the Spiritual mostly that manifests itself into the nature of God’s presence. Thus comes by the body of Christ being in Unity. The Unity, glory and honor, a reverend presence of God with all our minds, hearts, souls, and strength: that radiates to the world around us the love of Christ. The glory and honor that comes from our individual personal daily walk with the Lord so that when we meet all together on the day of rest. Joining our quickened faith of what the Lord has been depositing into each of us during the prior days before this unified meeting of the body.

 

When the timing is right then we release that faith of

 

God into the body, being mindful of the move of the

 

 

 

 

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Holy Spirit and the needs of others. Therefore it is extremely important for the saints to all seek the Lord as to what part they are to bring individually into the mutual worship. We learn to let go and let God, and

let God be God. Sometimes this means what God has given is just for us and for prayer and sometimes this prophetic gesture of obedience of word or words,

song or songs, or deed or deeds will unlock the floodgates of God’s glory. His created river being released by the esteemed sincere worship and praise of the saints.

 

Like the fulfillment of the prophecy of the created Dead Sea coming to pass in Ezekiel 47. When the body of water that was discovered deep underneath the Dead Sea was loosed to the surface from the secret place of the belly of the earth created life springing up in that which once dead. Even the

dessert below became the rich soil with the land being healed in its path. So as we loosen the wells of salvation un-damming the rivers of living water new

life will spring forth into our churches healing the lands that we flow into as we come from unified

worship into our communities. The dessert coming

 

 

 

 

 

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into fertility like the dry bones of Ezekiel. The river surround by the trees. Isaiah 61:1-3:

 

1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty

to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; 2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; 3 To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.

 

 

This is example that Christ has laid before us as children of the most high. Has Christ deposited into us His Holy Spirit to remain dormant and stagnated, or a well ever springing up? Apostle Paul exhorts to us in

 

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Colossians 3:12-17:

 

12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.

14 And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness. 15 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful. 16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and

admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. 17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

 

 

Like Samson let us shake ourselves unto who we are in Christ and let the strength of the Holy Ghost that is within us come upon us for a shaking like the

 

 

 

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world has never seen! Such unification that floods the land and the throne of God rests upon.

 

 

Psalms 29:1-11:

 

1 Give unto the LORD, O ye mighty, give unto the LORD glory and strength. 2 Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness. 3 The

voice of the LORD is upon the waters: the God

 

of glory thundereth: the LORD is upon many waters. 4 The voice of the LORD is powerful; the voice of the LORD is full of majesty. 5 The voice of the LORD breaketh the cedars; yea, the LORD breaketh the cedars of Lebanon.

6 He maketh them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn. 7 The voice of the LORD divideth the flames of fire.

8 The voice of the LORD shaketh the wilderness; the LORD shaketh the wilderness of Kadesh. 9 The voice of the LORD maketh the hinds to calve, and discovereth the forests: and in his temple doth every one speak of

his glory. 10 The LORD sitteth upon the

 

 

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flood; yea, the LORD sitteth King for ever.

 

11 The LORD will give strength unto his people; the LORD will bless his people with peace.

 

 

Have you ever noticed how that the Holy Spirit’s presence often manifests Himself like electricity like the exhilaration the day that you became converted or born again? That power flowing from the Holy Spirit firing up your senses. As we connect together in

Unity, the power of God starts to build in such away that the very presence of God becomes manifested in our shared worship. To such an extent that one day we will not even need the sun light or man made means for light for the glory itself will be exploding because our Lord and Savior has been ushered in by the obedience of His children. Remember Psalms twenty-four’s words “9 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King

of glory shall come in”

 

 

 

Revelation 21:21-23: (John 11)

 

22 And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord

 

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it. 23 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.

 

Proverbs 8:32-36:

 

32 Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye children: for blessed are they that keep my ways. 33 Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not. 34 Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates,

waiting at the posts of my doors. 35 For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD. 36 But he that sinneth against

me wrongeth his own soul: all they that hate

 

me love death.

 

 

Revelation 21:24-27:

 

24 And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.

25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there. 26 And they shall bring the glory and honour of the

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enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.

 

 

Romans chapter eight declares that all of creation is groaning and waiting for us to get the unity together, like one minister said “to-get-her”

 

 

 

 

Revelation 21:2-3;

 

2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be

with them, and be their God.

 

 

 

 

 

 Addendum

The Ingredients

 

 

 

The following is a list of key words that even a child can link together to solidify the doctrines that surround God Loves a Great Barbeque. As you match the words, the precepts surrounding the words in context one to another then by God's grace you too can have a greater understanding of these teachings of God's Holy Word.

 

 

Look for the key words that unlock the Door, Key Words of the Tithe Doctrines are:


Judgment, Love, Oil, Corn, Wheat, Wine,

Meek, Fatherless, Widow, Delight Delightsome,

 

Feed, Tithe, Tenth, Heave,

Watered Garden (watereth, watered),

Rain, burnt offering, meat,

Robbery (ravening, ravenous)),

Wickedness (adultery, fornication, sorcery),
Eat, Satisfied, Feast, Charity (alms)),

Bread.

 

Just (weight, balance, scale), Goodness,

Perverseness (perverteth), Flow, together, Fat,

fatness, and Doctrine.

 

 

Note from Jerry Hulse co-author when he was working on the edit:

 

“Robert,

There was such a strong presence of God in my truck that I dared not touch this work.

It is very well written and has the approval of the Holy Ghost. I am still basking in his presence.” 

 

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