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TRUE MINISTRIES CHURCH IMMOVABLE SAINTS 1 THESSALONIANS 3:1-5 Therefore, when we could no longer endure it, we thought it good to be left in Athens

alone, and sent Timothy, our brother and minister of God, and our fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you and encourage you concerning your faith, that no one should be shaken by these afflictions; for you yourselves know that we are appointed to this. For, in fact, we told you before when we were with you that we would suffer tribulation, just as it happened, and you know. For this reason, when I could no longer endure it, I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter had tempted you, and our labor might be in vain. This is very powerful. Paul was writing to the brothers in Thessalonia and was saying there is something you have to be very careful of. He said look at the afflictions that are going on. Look at the tempter. I want to send a message to encourage you so that as you are going through these things, it isn’t an uncommon thing to you-- but that you are not shaken. That you are not shaken by what is going on in your life. That you are not shaken by the things that are around you. That you are not shaken for we are appointed for suffering. We are appointed to be condemned. We are appointed to be accused and persecuted. Remember Jesus told his disciples, if the world hates me they will hate you. He told his disciples, if you were of the world, the world would love you. But you are not of the world, so the world is not going to like you. So he says don’t be shaken by these things that are going on. Don’t be shaken by them. 2 THESSALONIANS 2:1-7 Now, brethren, concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to Him, we ask you, not to be soon shaken in mind or troubled—Where? In mind or troubled. Either by spirit or by word or by letter, as if from us, as though the day of Christ had come. Let no one deceive you by any means; for that Day will not come unless the falling away comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition, who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or that is worshiped, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God. That’s very interesting. Do you not remember that when I was still with you I told you these things? And now you know what is restraining, that he may be revealed in his own time. The restrainer is the Holy Spirit. He is restraining things from happening. Actually the body of Christ—the presence of the body of Christ here on earth right now is holding back the powers of darkness by the Holy Spirit. He is the one restraining. It says in verse 6, And now you know what is restraining, that he may be revealed in his own time. For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only He who now restrains will do so until He is taken out of the way. And then all hell will break out. So the Holy Spirit is the one who is holding back, right now, the powers of darkness from having their way. Your presence, my presence and the body of Christ’s presence right now is holding back the powers of darkness. And he is saying don’t be shaken by all of these things that are going on. Don’t be shaken. Now we know there is a shaking. We just saw what was happening in those islands, Thailand, Africa—I mean they are expecting almost 500,000 people to have been killed! Talk about a shaking! In fact, this whole earth has been shaken by this earthquake. It has shifted everything in the earth! Everything has been shaken. There are still tremors. It’s not over. It’s the beginning of shaking. Now the bible tells us that God is going to bring judgment into the house of God first. That


means the believers in the body of Christ because he is going to come through the body first before he comes personally and I have shared this. The Spirit was sharing with me today that He wants me to remind you—because of what you are seeing and hearing right now, that it’s nothing compared to what is coming. He said, I don’t want them to be shaken. One of the things he shared was, My saints are immovable. See when you are right with Daddy, you can’t be moved! This teaching is called Immovable Saints. PSALM 15:1-5 LORD, who may abide in Your tabernacle? Who may dwell in Your holy hill? He who walks uprightly, And works righteousness, and speaks the truth in his heart; He who does not backbite with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, nor does he take up a reproach against his friend; In whose eyes a vile person is despised, but he honors those who fear the LORD; he who swears to his own hurt and does not change; he who does not put out his money at usury, nor does he take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved. So we have a guideline. It talks about walking uprightly. Works of righteousness. Speaks truth in his heart. Let me tell you something. If you can’t speak truth in your heart, you won’t speak it out of your mouth. It says he doesn’t backbite with his tongue. Does no evil to his neighbor. Doesn’t take up a reproach or accusations. If he sees something that is evil, he doesn’t want to have anything to do with it. He despises evil. But he honors those who reverence and fear the Lord. He is not going to go out and hurt someone just because of his change. He is not going to change! That individual is going to stand! He is not going to be moved! He is not going to try and be a manpleaser. He is going to be a God pleaser! Whether it’s hurting someone else or not! Whether someone is all emotional and whatever, you are going to tell the truth! No matter what. Even if someone is going to get offended. You are going to tell the truth. He who does not put out his money at usury—In other words, you’re going to use it for the kingdom of God and not take bribes. It says this person will never be moved!! That’s a guideline right there. One of the reasons why God brings a shaking is so that the unbeliever can be moved or the backslider can be moved. Moved back into position. There are a lot of backsliders out there going, Whoa! They see things happening and know time is short. They know they need to get right with God. And they are coming back home! Because they have been goats out there. Rebellious. Now they are becoming sheep. God will use all these individuals in the body of Christ mightily—as long as they stay in position! Mightily. Everyone in the body of Christ God is going to use. We will all work together and be used in every area. PSALM 121:1-8 I will lift up my eyes to the hills—From whence comes my help? You cannot lose focus as to who your help comes from!! My help comes from the LORD, Who made heaven and earth. He will not allow your foot to be moved; He who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, He who keeps Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. The LORD is your keeper; The LORD is your shade at your right hand. The sun shall not strike you by day, Nor the moon by night. The LORD shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul. That’s your mind, your will and your emotions! The LORD shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even forevermore. I pray all of you change this night. Everyone. The anointing is here. The Holy Spirit is here right now. Even when the Lord gave me this teaching, I had nothing coordinated. He was just giving me scriptures. All I had were a bunch of scriptures on a piece


of paper. He said just put them down there and I will tell you what to do. So the Holy Spirit has got to lead this teaching and do it!! Because I can’t. That’s why he is here. From this time forth and forevermore—God is doing something in everyone in this room! Don’t resist Him! Don’t reject Him! Just take hold of Him! And you will change. Like I shared before, God is shaking the world to rescue his people. He loves everybody. He desires no one to be lost. There is a lot of—well, yes he is hitting those areas because of a lot of unrighteousness. No one is saying that is not it. But first of all he is hitting those areas to rescue people. But those areas didn’t have to be hit so badly. A lot of them could have been rescued if people would have just been obedient. He sent messages ahead of time that it was coming to these places. They chose not to listen. In fact, information was sent to some of these islands and they knew an hour ahead of time that these waves were coming but they were afraid that it would ruin the tourist trade. So they didn’t want to evacuate the beaches. They didn’t know how big those waves were coming. But they knew an hour ahead of time of the earthquake and that those waves were coming. It took four hours for that wave to hit there from the time of the earthquake. But they knew an hour ahead of time and they did not pass the message on to the people on the beaches. God made a way. But do you know who their god was? Money! PSALM 91:1-16 He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.” Abiding under the shadow of the Almighty—My daughter was in bed last night and you know kids when they first go to bed, they get up sometimes. I’ve got to go to the bathroom. I need a drink of water. I need this or that. I need to go ride my bike at midnight. You know. Anyway we were watching this Jesus flick on the couch and I had this blanket over me. So Lysse comes down and sneaks up behind me. Mommy hears her. So Mommy comes looking for Lysse. Lysse gets on my lap and I put her under the blanket. Cate was right next to me and I said, She is in the secret place of The Most High—she couldn’t get her because she was under there! That is how Daddy is with us. The bible tells us that he who abides in the secret place— It’s our responsibility. Those who are cloaked with humility. Humbleness. Those that have the presence of God in their lives because they are hidden under the wings in the shadow of the Almighty God! Look at this, I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.” Verse 3, Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the perilous pestilence. He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall take refuge; I always say Lord hide me under your wings and feed me good! His truth shall be your shield and buckler. You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flies by day, Nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, Nor of the destruction that lays waste at noonday. A thousand may fall at your side, And ten thousand at your right hand; But it shall not come near you. Why? Because you are abiding in the presence of God! Only with your eyes shall you look, And see the reward of the wicked. Verse 9, he is saying because you have hid in the secret place, this is what is going to happen to you, Because you have made the LORD, who is my refuge, Even the Most High, your dwelling place, No evil shall befall you, Nor shall any plague come near your dwelling; For He shall give His angels charge over you, To keep you in all your ways. In their hands they shall bear you up, Lest you dash your foot against a stone. You shall tread upon the lion and the cobra, The young lion and the serpent you shall trample underfoot. In other words, you will put the powers of darkness underneath you! You


will go out from the shadow of The Almighty and go out and kick some butt and come back in! It says, “Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him on high, because he has known My name. He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him and honor him. With long life I will satisfy him, And show him My salvation.” We all need long life because there is a lot of work to do. We don’t need short lives. We need long lives. I have people say that it must have been God’s will that that person died at a young age. No it wasn’t. He wants us to have a long life. It is man’s ignorance, stupidity, foolishness, and selfish desires that cause man to die. Why? Because they opened the door to demonic activity. Do you think the devil wants you to live? No way! The devil moves against you in many areas. He is always trying to get you to move! He tries to get you to move by fears and cares. He tries to get you to move by your past. Emotions. Circumstances. Envy. Jealousy. Rage. Hatred. All kinds of things! He will use anything he can to try and get you to move. If he thinks it will move you, he will use it! Self promotion. Money. People have left their positions in the church because of a job change for money! If they had just stayed in position, God would have blessed them. We are supposed to be immovable! I will never forget—and I have shared this over and over and over—when the Lord first opened the one house and we started seeing signs and wonders, he said to me, Guy promise me – do not move! He asked me if I would be somebody behind the curtain. I said, Whatever you want Lord! I’m your donkey! So many people want to get in front of the curtain. Everyone wants to be somebody and there is nothing wrong with being somebody as long as it is pleasing to Him! You are already somebody or else he would not have chose you. You are already somebody!! You don’t have to go and do all kinds of things for Jesus in order to be somebody. First of all, he wants you to be you! When you and I were in the world, we didn’t even know who we were! We walked around going, Who am I? Why am I here? Where am I going? Then once we find out who we are we start taking off. Then people lose and forget who they are and they begin to chase what they want to be! Instead of who they are! And it moves them right out of position. The devil moves against you in many areas. He is always trying to get you to move! He tries to get you to move by fears and cares. He tries to get you to move by your past. Emotions. Circumstances. Envy. Jealousy. Rage. Hatred. All kinds of things! He will use anything he can to try and get you to move. If he thinks it will move you, he will use it! Self promotion. Money. People have left their positions in the church because of a job change for money! If they had just stayed in position, God would have blessed them. We are supposed to be immovable! 1 THESSALONIANS 5:1-10 Immovable saints! We’re not going to move for anything! The bible says to stir yourselves up and grab hold of God. Starting at verse 1, But concerning the times and the seasons, brethren, you have no need that I should write to you. for you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night. For when they say, “Peace and safety!” then sudden destruction comes upon them, as labor pains upon a pregnant woman. And they shall not escape. Let me share something with you—and I want to emphasize and overemphasize this. There will NOT be peace on the earth until the Lord comes. I don’t care how many summits they have. I don’t care what’s what. I don’t care how much praying you are going to do. There


will not be peace on earth until the Lord comes. There will be destruction. The deception in the global arena—the devil has people so blinded. Let’s work for peace! That’s a lie! There can’t be peace. Because while men are still flesh, their agenda will always be first. Me, myself and I. “What’s good for me” will always be the agenda of a human until he is filled with the Spirit. Amen. You still have to fight that agenda. You still have to knock that down. Tie up the flesh! Put a rag in its mouth and put it in the corner! So when they say peace peace, then sudden destruction. Think about what was happening over in the islands and I can use this as an example. They were all out there sunbathing saying, What a vacation! Some of them with drinks in their hands. All kinds of stuff. There were something like 10,000 cell phones that had emergency messages sent out on. I guess only 4,000 responded. 6,000 were lost. Everyone thought peace, peace. That this was the way of life. Then sudden destruction. We are not moved but we are emotionally touched by what happened because we know the truth. Our hearts hurt for the lost ones. The innocent ones are the children. They are the ones that get damaged and hurt. Then they grow up and carry that damage and hurt and carry it to someone else. It affects them physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. There are so many children over there! It’s difficult. Verse 4, But you, brethren, are not in darkness—We are not in darkness. We are the light. We know the truth. We should not be moved by what’s going on! There are many people, who are believers, that are blaming God for that. Remember when Jesus told the disciples that they must eat of His flesh and drink of His blood. They didn’t get it. They got all upset and offended. He lost some of his disciples. Hundreds of them left. Now what happened over there, many believers have been offended by what God allowed over there and are angry with God. Some of them are choosing not even to serve God anymore. God is Jesus. Make no mistake about that. But you, brethren, are not in darkness so that this Day should overtake you as a thief. You are all sons of light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of darkness. Therefore let us not sleep, as others do, but let us watch and be sober. Sober. Alert. Listening. Sensitive. In tune. Seeing what’s coming because it says let us not sleep, as others do, but let us what? Watch!! We have a wonderful teaching called Watchmen. We are to be watchmen. We are to watch! How else is the world to know if no one tells them the truth of what is going on! Not only that, it will keep you from getting sucked up into the ways of the world. Emotionally, physically, mentally. For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk are drunk at night. But let us who are of the day be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet the hope of salvation. For God did not appoint us to wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us, that whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with Him. And we are to comfort one another daily on this. Why? Because the shaking is going to increase. Now you have heard me say this over and over. It’s not over. There is going to be a lot more that is going to happen. A lot more. PSALM 62:1-2 Some people have a hard time doing this. But it is something that is very very important that we do. Read the first verse, Truly my soul silently waits for God; From Him comes my salvation. He only is my rock and my salvation; He is my defense; I shall not be greatly moved. People who cannot wait on God will be greatly moved! People who cannot wait on God will be greatly moved. They want it when they want it and they want it now. Some will go to great lengths to get what they want. Then they give God the glory—and it’s not from God! Now the devil will try to move you. He will try and move you but you have to stand still. You have to wait on God! You have to die! Believers get in so much trouble because they can’t wait on God. They


can’t be silent to wait! Believe me God will heal you if you just wait. Now wait doesn’t meant to sit in the corner and twiddle your thumbs. Wait becomes a waiter. I am going to serve the Lord while I am waiting. Waiting is not twiddling your thumbs. You serve while you wait on God. Why? Because if you can wait on God, you won’t be moved. So many people get moved! The devil always tells you the grass is greener on the other side. He tells everybody that. He also brings you to your past and tells you, You know if you would have done this …. And then this … and then that …. You know I have seen people go from church to church to church— from program to program to program—thinking the grass is greener. They are chasing a pasture. They are chasing a feeling. Instead of waiting on God. When you wait on God, he will come to you! He will come to you!! If you can’t wait you will be moved out of the way greatly. Some people get very impatient. The bible says to be anxious for nothing. In all things by prayer and supplication. The devil is not stupid. The bible says he is the most cunning beast created. The devil is moving mankind greatly right now. He is moving mankind greatly by fear. Everything has been alerted by terrorism. They are just being exposed now. Terrorists operating has changed the operation of the world. It has literally changed the operation of the world. Fear has so gripped mankind where it is actually changing the operation of the world. It’s all to the good because Jesus is getting ready to go home. They think it’s for the bad and so forth. In other words, they are never going to get what they want. It’s impossible. They are never going to overtake the world. Satan is the ruler of the world but he is not going to own the world. Just because he is the landlord it doesn’t mean he owns the people ROMANS 8:12-15 Therefore, brethren, we are debtors—not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh. For if you live according to the flesh you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live. For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. So it’s important that you stay filled with the Spirit and are led by the Spirit. For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear—Let me tell you that is the biggest gripping spirit there is! That and of course pride. Pride tries to play undercover. Pride is the strongman that protects the other spirits. But fear grips an individual and opens the door up to so much demonic activity that they don’t even know. When fear grips you it opens the door to familiar spirits—infirmities and all kinds of things. Fear is like someone that knocks on the door and bangs it in! Did you ever see a cat walk across the street at night and when a light shined on it—it would freeze. You know what happens then? They get hit! If you tried to get out of the way, it’s either the tree, the other car or the cat! One time I was laying out by this pool and heard this thud and I saw this squirrel come down. I walked over there and there was this beautiful blue bird in the grass and his head was—I looked down at this bird and this love overwhelmed me. I picked the bird up and said, Lord I don’t know why I love this bird so much but would you please heal this bird! The bird then just flew right out of my hand! God healed the bird. He has healed my dog too and other stuff like that. But do you know what healed that bird? The love of God healed that bird. I was moved by compassion. You have to be moved by the right things. Not the wrong things. When you are moved by the right things, the Spirit has access to move! But when you are moved by the wrong things, we stop the Spirit from moving! That’s what the devil is trying to do right now! He is trying to get believers to be moved out of position so that the Spirit, the anointing of Christ can stop! If he can grip you with fear it stops the anointing. It stops the flow


of the Spirit. Verse 15, For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father.” And that means Daddy! Fear will prevent the Spirit of God from flowing and will cause your fellowship with God to be hindered. God wants us to be immovable saints! Hallelujah. I PETER 5:6-9 Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time— And that you won’t exalt yourself! The devil always wants to promote you. He causes you to think, Well what about me? That’s self-exaltation. That’s self-promotion. When can I do this? and When can I do that? Why don’t you let God do it and not you! He says, Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you—I want to be exalted by Daddy! In due time! Not right now all the time, but in due time. He WILL do it in due time. All we have to do is wait. Wait. Silently. Beat down that soul! Beat down that flesh! David said, I chasten my soul (mind, will and emotions) with fasting. I chastened them. Put them under submission. Now go to verse 7, Casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you. Hallelujah. The devil shows up and says, Here are all these cares. He comes home with this grocery bag of cares. And he says, Here hold this. All these cares are about you. Two grocery bags full of me, me and me! I need more exercise! I need to read the bible more! I need this …. I need that …. I need this …. I’m too skinny. I’m too fat. I’m too this. I’m too that. I’ve got to do this. I’ve got to do that. He gives all of this stuff. And then to top it off there is a special care package that says, Do you remember what you did in your past? Then in the other bag it says, If you don’t do something now what about your future? I mean you are just loaded! Loaded! These bags are heavy. So heavy!! And the flood is coming in and you are sinking! And you are saying, Man, there is just no way out of this! I just don’t know what to do! I keep trying to do everything right but I’m getting moved! I’m trying to hold on to this place and I— JESUS HELP!!! He says, I’m right here! Just hand me those two grocery bags. When we finally give it to him—There is a hole in the bottom of the bag and one slips out and it says, Guilt and condemnation. It falls right into your hand. And as you hold on it begins to burn your hand. It almost wants to tattoo it. Jesus is saying, Please throw that one over here. Don’t just hand it. Toss that one so that it is far enough away from you where you can’t grab it again! Cast all your cares upon him for he cares for you! You want to get moved? Just hold on to them! Verse 8, Be sober—in other words, use clarity. You know what’s what. Don’t get pushed by your EMOTIONS! Don’t get pushed by OFFENSES. Don’t get pushed by how you feel! He is not the god of feeling. He is the God of truth! Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion—trying to fill your grocery bag! Seeking whom he may devour. Resist him, steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are experienced by your brotherhood in the world. So listen, you are not the only one! That’s another little thing the devil likes to tell you, You’re the only one! You’re the only one that goes through all of this stuff. You’re the only one who has been in jail. You’re the only one who has been on medication. You’re the only one who has been hit by a car six times. You’re the only one!! You’re the only one who ran over his own foot! Somebody else has done it. The bible tells us there is nothing new under the sun. So whatever it is that you have done, somebody else has done. I guarantee it! So you can just shake that right off.


2 CORINTHIANS 5:1-7 For we know that if our earthly house, this tent, is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. Isn’t that good enough? Hallelujah. So if you die, you go home! Hallelujah. You know some people are trying to save their lives so badly they are killing themselves. They are trying so much to save their lives, that they are killing themselves!! That is a whole other teaching. For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed with our habitation which is from heaven, if indeed, having been clothed, we shall not be found naked. For we who are in this tent groan, being burdened, not because we want to be unclothed, but further clothed, that mortality may be swallowed up by life. Now He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who also has given us the Spirit as a guarantee. So we are always confident, knowing that while we are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord. For we walk by faith, not by sight. Ah!!!! Do you walk by feeling? No. So we walk by faith and not by sight! You know so many people walk by sight. They take carnal common sense and try to evaluate, analyze and get an answer through carnality. And it always brings bondage. God always brings something to you through the Spirit. Then it manifests in the natural. But if the devil can get you out of position (and we have a wonderful teaching called Positioning) you will miss God because the devil has moved you. What we do not want to do is be moved. We want to be immovable saints. Now you are already a saint. You didn’t have to be elected! And your name was not drawn out of a lottery. You have been chosen. COLOSSIANS 1:19-23 For it pleased the Father that in Him all the fullness should dwell, and by Him to reconcile all things to Himself, by Him, whether things on earth or things in heaven, having made peace through the blood of His cross. And you, who once were alienated and enemies in your mind— The carnal head. Your mind cannot be renewed. The word “renewed” means to bring to remembrance. The only way it is brought to remembrance is because the mind of Christ is in you. The bible tells us that the carnal mind is enmity towards God and can never be submissive to God. So you must have the mind of Christ to take authority over this carnal mind. That’s why John the Baptist came ahead of Jesus. One of the first things that happened to John the Baptist when Jesus showed up was that he went into prison. The second thing that happened was he got beheaded. We need to behead our carnal mind so that the mind of Christ can take over. Your carnal mind is just to operate and function your body. That’s it! Remember we are one in the Spirit and if Christ is the head that means you have the same mind as Christ. The whole thing is that we need to tap into it. We need to slap the soul out of the carnal mind, move it on over, tie it up, stuff it’s mouth and put it in the corner! And let the mind of Christ have its way in me and you so that we are led by the Spirit. But the devil would like to move you and people are so involved in common sense carnality. And it will bring bondage. Verse 21, And you, who once were alienated and enemies in your mind, by wicked works, yet now He has reconciled in the body of His flesh through death, to present you holy, and blameless, and above reproach in His sight— if—if, if, and IF indeed you continue in the faith—One of the things the devil wants to do is move you from faith!! He wants to put you in tangible carnality! So that if it doesn’t make sense carnality, it can’t be God!! Baloney!! If it makes sense carnally, you had better be careful! Because you are not of this world! You come from above and not from beneath! That’s when you begin to walk out of your Spirit and not out of your mind! Your heart is the character of


your Spirit. That’s a whole other teaching. If indeed you continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel which you heard, which was preached to every creature under heaven, of which I, Paul, became a minister. So that you don’t get moved! Don’t be offended if you come into my office and I call you a bonehead. It just means you are carnal. You’re tangible and noticeable! You know when you try and talk to someone in the world, and you may have a conversation and they don’t know what you are talking about. They judge by actions and you judge by fruit. It’s an entirely different arena. Two different worlds. Go try and tell your neighbor who doesn’t believe in God that God talked to you that night! You see them the next day and they will have taken two steps back from you! They will say hello from a further distance. Instead of bringing the mail over when it gets put in their mailbox, they will give it to the mailman and ask him to give it to you. JAMES 1:12-15 Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved—You will be tempted! You will be tried!! God is going to allow the devil to try and move you. He is going to allow it. To test you. He says for when he has been approved and that means promotion. If you don’t get moved, He will move you! If the devil can’t move you, God will! Amen! He will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him. Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does He Himself tempt anyone. But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed. That’s where that grocery bag comes again—it’s all me, myself and I. Then, when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, brings forth death. That is the devil’s ultimate goal. PSALM 34:19-22 Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the LORD delivers him out of them all. Every single stinking one! He guards all his bones; Not one of them is broken. Evil shall slay the wicked, and those who hate the righteous shall be condemned. The LORD redeems the soul of His servants, and none of those who trust in Him shall be condemned. Now the soul is the mind, the will and the emotions. Condemnation comes through the soul. Right into the mind! Do you know how many people have a hard time forgiving? It’s associated with condemnation. Unforgiveness and condemnation shake hands together. See if you can’t forgive the devil has a right to condemn you!! If you can’t forgive the devil has a right to condemn you and that is torment! But when you forgive, you shut the door in the devil’s face and his voice. The blood of Jesus muffles the mouth of the devil! 2 CORINTHIANS 4:7-18 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us. We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed— always carrying about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our body. Let me tell you, that’s physical! That’s healing. When people are tormented in the mind, it affects the physical body. For we who live are always delivered to death for Jesus’ sake, that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our mortal flesh. So then death is working in us, but


life in you. And since we have the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, “I believed and therefore I spoke,” we also believe and therefore speak, knowing that He who raised up the Lord Jesus will also raise us up with Jesus, and will present us with you. For all things are for your sakes, that grace, having spread through the many, may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God. Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. You’re being renewed day by day! You may not feel it but you are! There are some days when you can really sense it and then there are days you can’t. But if you are always look at the days you sense it and the days you don’t, you will be a rollercoaster. You will drive yourself nuts and everyone else around you! Verse 17, For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory, while we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal. One of the things the devil gets people to move out of is fellowship. If he can move you out of fellowship he has you. It’s real easy. It is so easy to get snagged out of fellowship!! Well I don’t need to be involved. I don’t need to be plugged in. I don’t need fellowship. I can just take my bible and go do whatever I want to do! Everyone has to have fellowship. It’s called the body of Christ. God didn’t make a lone ranger. There is only one rock star and that’s satan. Remember he had stones on him when he was created. That’s probably where the Rolling Stones came from! Hallelujah. ISAIAH 54:17 No weapon formed against you shall prosper, and every tongue which rises against you in judgment You shall condemn. You have the power to condemn it! Kill it. Curse it. Command it to wither and die! This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD—What a benefit!! And their righteousness is from Me,” Says the LORD. People quote this scripture but they are not in position. That’s why weapons are prospering! When you are in position and quote that scripture, you know! Even when the fiery darts and the traps are laid for you, the devil cannot snare you. You can even step on it and it won’t activate. Like a bear trap. I remember one time I had a dream and I was walking down my driveway. And the devil set a trap for me and I didn’t know it. It was a big hole in the driveway. Someone was talking to me and I turned around and backed right into this hole. All of a sudden I was going down and down and down. As I am falling down this hole, I looked up and said Father!!!!!!!! The next thing I know I stopped and I started coming up. Up and up and then I started floating over this hole. I knew my Dad just rescued me. So I thought I would torment the devil. So I wiggled my feet over the hole and did a little twisting going, Ha, Ha, haha! Then I moved over and got back on the ground. See I wasn’t moved. If you are in position, the devil can’t snag you. Did you ever see those contests where they put grease on a pig. The anointing is the same. The devil slips all over the place. He can’t grab you! Amen!! But you’re not a pig. PROVERBS 3:1-8 The devil always tries to move you with lustful desires. The bible tells us that the wars begin in our members. Lustful desires. My son, do not forget my law, But let your heart keep my commands; For length of days and long life and peace they will add to you. Let not mercy and truth forsake you; Bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart, and so

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find favor and high esteem in the sight of God and man. There is another guideline. That’s how you stay in position. You won’t be moved and you will find favor with the Lord. Some people are trying to get God’s hand to move. God doesn’t move by you. They try and put God in a corner and then blame God because nothing happened. I had a woman call me. She was at a service and God healed her at the service. She called me and said her friend’s child was very very sick, etc. and she told them about our ministry and she asked that I call her friend and pray for her friend’s son. I hung up and had a discussion with the Lord and said who am I that this woman would call. I felt like what’s his name that ripped his clothes. I said, You know Lord— whatever you want me to do. So I called this woman and spoke with her. Her son is 3-1/2 years old and in torment—water on the brain. All kinds of stuff. I just wept when I heard what was going on. I was just moved by compassion. But I could not let my emotions move me. I sat back down—In other words, my emotions were saying, Okay I’m going to the hospital right now to pray for him! I said to the Lord, I don’t want to be moved by my emotions. And I said, Show me what you want me to do. And if you want me to go, I will go later. And I will take my wife with me. The woman called back about 20 minutes later and asked if I was thinking about coming to the hospital and I said yes, if possible. She said, Well you don’t have to come, the pastor came. I said okay. Personally I think she didn’t want to offend her pastor. But the Lord answered my prayer. I didn’t want to be moved by—Hey I am willing to pray for anyone and help wherever but I don’t want to do it. I want God to do it. So the Lord prevented me from going. That’s where you and I can stay in position and not be moved. Yes I was moved with compassion but the devil would like to move you out of position. That’s where many believers fall short. They get moved out of position because it may be compassion but it’s not God. Remember God’s will always has to do with timing. If it’s not God’s timing, it’s not God. I don’t care if it says it in the word! If it’s not God’s timing, it’s NOT God! People say, well the word says this or that. But if it’s not God’s timing, it’s not God! The word that I fellowship with is alive and speaks back to me. The word I fellowship with I don’t have to read! I have to listen! Verse 5, Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths. Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and depart from evil. It will be health to your flesh, and strength to your bones. Hallelujah. Don’t lean on your own understanding. The bible also tells us to test the spirits. Test what’s up. That way you’re not moved! Test it! Don’t try it. Test it! Too many people go and do it instead of testing it. They say they are testing it but they are doing it and that’s not testing it. It’s like if you are going to walk on ice and there is a lake there—Are you going to go walk on it to test it??!! No. Test the spirits. Also test the spirits and don’t accept whatever you have been labeled with. I don’t care what you have been labeled with—sickness, infirmity, diabetes, heart disease—I don’t care. You don’t have to accept that label. That’s where we must learn to separate. Once it gets implanted in the carnal mind—you have to remember the devil is using your carnal mind. He is showing you that label every morning when you wake up. Hey man, remember this …. He has a video projector in your carnal mind. Remote control too! 2 TIMOTHY 2:19-21 Nevertheless the solid foundation of God stands, having this seal: “The Lord knows those who are His,” and, “Let everyone who names the name of Christ depart from iniquity.” 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. Therefore if anyone cleanses himself from the latter, he will be a

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vessel for honor, sanctified and useful for the Master, prepared for every good work. Praise be to God! ACTS 17:24-28 God, who made the world and everything in it, since He is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands. Nor is He worshiped with men’s hands, as though He needed anything, since He gives to all life, breath, and all things. And He has made from one blood every nation of men to dwell on all the face of the earth, and has determined their preappointed times and the boundaries of their dwellings, so that they should seek the Lord, in the hope that they might grope for Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us; for in Him we live and move and have our being—This is the scripture we want to fulfill, until we live and move in Him! And not move out of Him! To not be moved by the devil but be moved by the Lord. For in Him we live and move and have our being, as also some of your own poets have said, ‘For we are also His offspring.’ So let’s start living out of our Spirits and be the immovable saints that God has called us to be that we may be the witnesses of truth and spirit to each and every human being that’s out there. That we may encourage our brothers. That we may wait on the Lord and be strong in the Lord. In the power of His might and not our own knowing that we are in evil days when they say Peace, peace and then sudden destruction. It’s happening. You are seeing it. You don’t need to be moved by anything that’s going on. You need to be standing still, waiting on God, nailed to that foundation of Christ. Nailed to the cross with Jesus. Dying daily and being filled daily! ****

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