Buried Alive?

Do you feel like you have been Buried Alive by someone or by circumstances?

You might be thinking that no one will hear your cries for help since you are “buried” under six feet of heavy, wet mud.

God hears! He hears the faintest of whispers and the silent screams of any heart.

I called to the Lord… and I have been saved from my enemies.

The cords of death entangled me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me. The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me.

In my distress I called to the Lord; I cried to my God for help… He heard my voice; my cry came before Him, into His ears.”

( Psalm 18:3-6 )

In your distress call to the Lord. He doesn’t just raise the dead from their graves, He also rescues those who have been buried alive!

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Minister in Training

“God has time to accomplish all He has planned.”

This quote is what my pastor wrote on the inside cover of a New Testament that he gave to me at my high school graduation.

Thirty+ years later I can testify to the truth of what he wrote. That short message helped to keep me patient and on track as I was a minister in training.

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Gender & Species Crossovers

To: My Fellow Pastors & Ministers
Re: Gender & Species Reassignment Surgery

NOTE: This Topic may not be suitable for some young readers. My intent is not to be sensational or to mock anyone. My intent is to inform in a small way, and to motivate in a big way the Church to be ready to minister [in the power of the Holy Spirit] to those captured by the enemy’s deception.
~ David

It’s already here. There is no avoiding the issue, because that would mean avoiding the people captured by the serpent’s deception. They need our help that is offered to them in the power of the Holy Spirit.

The distinction between male and female is being blurred in our world. The enemy is waging a very effective battle that culminates in a “fog of war” scenario.

Deception and confusion combined with a broken moral code and a strong desire for renewed purpose and peace [at any cost] in their life results in much of society encouraging the practice of gender crossover through cross dressing and “surgical reassignment” of birth-gender.

Some are taking it a step further. There are people who are confused about their birth-species. They say that they identify more fully with a dog, panther, cow, etc. than with being a human being. Partial “surgical reassignments” of birth-species are being done, limited only by current medical technology.

Those who practice these crossovers also participate in sexual relations according to their newly established gender or species. We need not go into detail.

An approval of, or a participation in, any kind of Gender or Species Crossover is a direct slap in God’s face; it is a disrespect of the Creator. The enemy is highly motivated to deceive God’s created humans for just that purpose: to get humans to disrespect God, His design and creation of humanity, and ultimately to mock the very image of God, in whose image mankind was created.

As the Church, we cannot limit our “loving help” to just preaching a sermon or two from the pulpit. That is only the beginning.

We need to pray more than ever before. Our intellect-based messages and counseling are only bandages that help slow the bleeding of their wounds in the short term. The Apostle Paul famously stated:

My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God’s power.

‭‭~ 1 Corinthians‬ ‭2:4-5‬

We, the Church, need to recognize our need for the power of the Holy Spirit to minister in our day and age.

Fellow Pastors and Ministers, let’s meet at the altar of prayer and intercession. We can do this!

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Healing for Cutters

People who cut themselves, and use other forms of self-harm, are in dire need of God’s healing.

Cutters don’t need disciplinarians, their pain is already 1,000 times greater than the pain of any possible disciplinary action.

Instead, being soul-wounded and lost deep inside a dark wilderness, they need brave and compassionate people who will venture deep into their dark world.

Upon finding where they are at, and with unconditional and persevering love, then lead them step by step into the realm of healing and light.

If you are a cutter, God is going to send someone to you. He desperately wants you to go from being wounded to being healed, and from being lost to being found, and from languishing in a dark realm to living life in the realm of His Light.

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.
See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up…
Do you not see it? I am making a way in the wilderness…”

~ Isaiah 43:18-19

And if God cares enough to know the name of every distant star, He certainly cares 1,000 times more about you… He knows your name! He knows your pain! He is going to rescue you and heal you!

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name. Great is our Lord and mighty in power; His understanding has no limit.”

~ Psalm 147:3-5

Cutters, you are loved to the max by God and by those who love God. You may not feel their love yet, due to your high level of pain and the depth of your darkness, but be patient with God and people. Your healing may be just around the corner.

In my own way, I am very experienced in the realm of pain. I am also very experienced in God’s love and provision for healing. I know what darkness feels like too. But, I also know what God does when we invite Him to help us, welcoming His invasion of our life!

You will not be disappointed! 🙂

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Porn Industry & Consumers

Can there be such things as “Christian Pornographers,” or “Christian Porn Actors,” or “Christian Porn Movies,” or “Christian Porn Parties?” No, but there most certainly CAN be “Christian FORMER-Pornographers.”

“’Even now… return to Me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning.’ Tear your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for He is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and He relents from sending calamity.”‭‭

( Joel‬ ‭2:12-13‬ )

Porn is where Broken People do Broken Things together for viewing by other Broken People, all of Whom are Breaking the Heart of God.

When God’s sons and daughters participate in the industry as actorsproducers, or purveyors, or participate as consumers by viewing or reading porn, the Father-heart of God breaks. Their own actions keep them from returning to God.

Their deeds do not permit them to return to their God. A spirit of prostitution is in their heart; they do not acknowledge the Lord.”‭‭

( Hosea‬ ‭5:4‬ )

“… remember Me, how I have been grieved by their adulterous hearts, which have turned away from Me, and by their eyes, which have lusted after their idols. They will loathe themselves for the evil they have done and for all their detestable practices.”

( Ezekiel 6:9 )

No one can produce or consume porn AND walk with God. Those deeds do not allow for people to walk in sync with the Lord.

But, He is gracious to all those who call upon Him for His help to escape the porn industry!

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