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The main reasons why Christians struggle to have Christlike behavior and healthy marriages

Why are so many people in the church struggling to have peace and see the fruit of the spirit evident in their day to day lives?  Why are so many people living in either miserable marriages or experiencing painful divorces?  Why do so many people have sickness and disease in their bodies? Why are so many children angry at their church-going parents?  Why do so few people in church truly love each other like Christ? Romans 7: 4-25 New Living Translation 4 So, my dear brothers and sisters, this is the point: You died to the power of the law when you died with Christ. And now you are united with the one who was raised from the dead. As a result, we can produce a harvest of good deeds for God. 5 When we were controlled by our old nature,  sinful desires were at work within us, and the law aroused these evil desires that produced a harvest of sinful deeds, resulting in death. 6 But now we have been released from the law, for we died to it and are no longer captive to its power. Now we can serve God, not in the old way of obeying the letter of the law,…

Thanksgiving Peace or Strife?

With the Thanksgiving holiday season coming upon us in America, many people are looking forward to what the holiday truly represents in thanking the Lord for family, blessings and lots of food, but at the same time are dreading having to see certain relatives. The relatives who make you feel loved and produce laughter are those you want to spend time around. But most families have at least one (and often times many) person(s) who they want to avoid like the plague due to various past hurtful comments, condemning looks, snide remarks, prideful statements and other strife that they have experienced coming out of their mouth. 2 Timothy 2:20-26 NKJV “20 But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and silver, but also of wood and clay, some for honor and some for dishonor. 21 Therefore if anyone cleanses himself from the latter, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified and useful for the Master, prepared for every good work. 22 Flee also youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. 23 But avoid foolish and ignorant disputes, knowing that they generate strife.…

Whose voice are you listening to?

Every person in the world hears voices whether they want to admit it or not. Many of the voices are coming from the enemy which cause people to do things that align with the enemy (fear, control, manipulation, lying, sexual sins, pride, selfishness, anger, etc).  Some of the voices we hear in our minds come from the Lord or Holy Spirit.  And some voices are our own thoughts.  Far too many people who attend church are hearing the enemy's voice and have no idea.  Unfortunately these people make choices that cause them to never have peace, strive over most things and have broken relationships and children who are hurt and want nothing to do with them. Hearing one thought from the enemy can cause a person to ruin a quiet evening, cause their spouse to cry, and cause a child to feel unloved.  People need to discern every thought that comes into their minds to determine if it is from the enemy, the Holy Spirit or the Lord or their own thoughts.  Too many people who attend church think every thought they have is from the Lord or their own mind and go with it. They act upon what they…

How do you know when you are freed from the enemy? You will feel peace, love & joy

So many Christians are tormented in their minds every day with thoughts that flood them throughout the day from the enemy.  They have no idea that their thoughts are not all their own because the church fails to teach them at a level that they can truly understand. They talk about taking their thoughts captive but fail to give them tools to actually do it on a day to day basis.  What good is it to memorize Bible scriptures yet never feeling at peace, love or joy on a daily basis?  We as a church must do a better job at explaining to people that Christ died on the cross and then gave us His authority to do the very same things that He did while on earth.  We simply must take His authority and walk it out. When we hear a thought that comes to us that causes us to be in fear, anger, take an offense, we must recognize that the thought is from the enemy and to shut the thought down immediately.  So many people have been hurt by their parents growing up or have been molested, had incest or raped and the enemy now has legal…

The Lord Wants To Restore Us To Enjoy Childlike Fun and Innocence

So many people have had the innocence of their childhood stolen by the enemy through a myriad of circumstances (lack of a father’s presence in the home, verbal / physical or sexual abuse, controlling mothers or fathers, sexually molested by a friend, family member or parent, loss of a parent). When a person grows up void of a healthy environment, the enemy is able to hurt them from the beginning and many go their entire lifetimes struggling to recover the innocence that was lost. Many struggle with healthy marital relationships, causing them to choose people who have demons who then torment them even more, causing divorces and having their own children to get hurt in the similar ways that they were harmed. There are few people in the world who know what it was like to grow up in an environment of unconditional love, joy and peace with healthy fun to enjoy a normal life. They never were able to laugh with their moms, dads and siblings as all they knew was arguing, strife and tainted love. They never were able to simply enjoy a walk in the park, bike riding on an adventure, swinging and playing with the true…

What to do when people believe lies about you

Jesus dealt with people believing lies about him.  Paul had to endure much criticism,  twisted thinking and even hatred from those who were unbelievers but even those who were supposed to be his friends.  It is par for the course.  When you choose to serve the Lord you will suffer persecution.  Its just sad when its "friendly fire" from people you thought were there to love and support you.  But even Jesus was denied by Peter three times.  Yet when Jesus came back from the dead He looked for Peter and affirmed him that He would build his church on the rock that Peter really was. So what are we to do when we are truly doing our best to do everything that God is asking us to do, yet people whisper lies about us to try to bring us down? What are you to do when you are loving people like Christ loved the church, and still they lie about you to others, separating long time friendships based on a false truth?  When you have laid your life down for others and died to your selfish desires and yet perhaps one person (who may have the spirit of Jezebel)…

Living a peaceful life in relationships

Most people desire to live a life that is free from strife and arguments.  If you are married to someone who consistently speaks hurtful words, controls you through making you do what they want or else they make your life miserable, or continually strives with you, then it is very hard to enjoy your life.  Some people have gone through divorces and are single yet they become lonely and then settle on marrying someone so they can have someone to talk to and share their lives with but then later they contend with strife similarly to their previous spouse and are more miserable then when they were single.  So it seems like it is a lose-lose situation in the world of marriage and relationships for more than 75% of the people in the world. Unfortunately, the enemy is behind the majority of strife in relationships as he causes people to hear his voice and then they act upon it or speak out what they are hearing and never realize it.  When a child is hurt by their parents through rejection, control, criticism, sarcasm, or worse – then they begin to hear the enemy speak to them in their minds and…

How to walk in peace 24 hours a day

Walking every day in peace is what every human desires. It does not matter if you are wealthy or poor – if you are constantly in fear, depression, anger, jealousy or a myriad of other negative behaviors, you desire the peace that passeth all understanding.  If you have physical infirmities in your body and have pain every day – you desire to walk pain free.  I have learned that in order to walk in peace and pain free we must ensure that the enemy no longer has a legal right to torment us.  If he has a right due to sins from our great grandparents, grandparents or parents or our own choices then we must break off those rights using our authority that Christ gave to us when he died on the cross. One area that the enemy affects many people is in the area of unforgiveness. If you have grown up with a parent (or both) who have hurt you through their words spoken, or acts committed against you – then you must choose to forgive them. If anyone has hurt you (which we all have people who have wronged us) then you must choose to forgive them. It…

Don’t worry…..be happy!

For many people, worry and fear is a constant state of life.  They worry about their children, their spouse, their finances, their job, their health, and on and on it goes.  Worry is fear based, which is a spirit of the enemy.  The enemy whispers to you in order to get you on his territory so that he can torment you to never enjoy peace in your life.  Peace should be normal for every Christian but we know so many in the church who call themselves Christians, who are are fearful everyday.  They think about what could happen that could be bad.  They come up with many scenarios how they could lose their home or farm, how they won't have enough money to pay for their bills, how they may lose their spouse if this or that happens. It is so critical to be aware where your thoughts are coming from.  Anything that causes you to fear, worry, become angry, take an offense of otherwise lose your peace, is always from the enemy.  FEAR stands for False Evidence Appearing Real.  The enemy is real and will whisper to you in your mind and if you do not shut him down,…

God wants you to enjoy your life

Last weekend the Lord reminded me to not lose focus, that although so many people that I minister to have endured much heartache and pain, that He still wants us all to ultimately enjoy our lives.  In fact, He wanted to bless me personally to enjoy some experiences which would bring joy to my heart.  So many people have experienced harsh treatment from fathers or mothers, spouses, children, employers, etc., and although it is not fun to go through these experiences, ultimately the Lord wants to use your challenges that you had endured to help others to get through the pains of their pasts so they can crossover to enjoying the latter part of their lives.  God wants to bless us with the desires of our hearts, whether simple things like eating certain foods, walking in nature, or singing to worship music. This past weekend I have been staying in the Houston area as the Lord is having me do some ministry July 10 and 11 and to be interviewed on a TV station July 13.  He knows that I love to help others to be healed from their past wounds, and that there are things in my own personal…

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