We Already Have the Authority | Countdown to The Call Detroit 11-11-11: Day 39 –

WE ALREADY HAVEĀ ALLĀ THE AUTHORITY

The Authority of the Believer.

We really have it! We are already on top. In Matthew 16 Jesus gave Peter the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven. He said

18 And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it. 19 I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.”

When I teach on binding and loosing I don’t mean yelling at demons. I mean what we allow and disallow with our mouths, but especially with our ACTIONS.

From what Jesus Christ has said: we are not trying to get authority, we already have authority.

In Matthew 28:19, Jesus said that All power is given unto me… therefore YOU go… Why would He tell US to do something with the power that HE has. Because we are in Him, of course. The Body of Christ collectively. This makes total sense, especially combined with Matthew 16:19 and Luke 10:19.

Luke 10:19 – power to tread on power of enemy (I GIVE YOU)

Matthew 16:19 – keys to the Kingdom of heaven (I GIVE YOU)

I am NOT saying that as individuals we have all power over heaven and earth. I am saying that Jesus Christ has given us authority in Him.

The question becomes: What are we doing with our authority? Are we obeying Christ, or are we disobeying Christ? What has the church been allowing (loosing) on earth, that has now been loosed in heaven (the atmosphere over the earth)? What has the church refused to tolerate (binding) that subsequently been bound in heaven (the atmosphere over the earth)?

What we say goes… even if we don’t quite understand it. What we tolerate gets spiritual power. What we don’t tolerate loses spiritual power. If we as the Church want to change our cities and regions, it all starts with us. So many times we look up to government, media, entertainment, etc… When we should be looking down. Not looking downĀ out of pride or becaue we are better than anyone else. But simply because Jesus put us on top. We need to lift these areas up.

So many times, we point the finger of blame at unbelievers, when its all our fault. Our frustration should not be with ubelievers, but our frustration should be with ourselves for giving unbelievers power to do what they do. My wife says all the time “If Christians didn’t support wickedness, wickedness would fail.” If everyone who claimed to be a Christian stopped supporting wicked entertainment,Ā thenĀ wicked entertainment would not be successful. I don’t have the time to get into that on this blog, but that’s just the natural side. I was guilty of this myself as a teenager.

On the spiritual side, its undebatable! Why does abortion thrive? Because we allowed family planning to become acceptable. We gave the devil an inch in the churchĀ and he took a mile in the culture eeeeeasy. Why do half of marriages end in divorce? Because we do it in the church. Why is adultery and fornication rampant in our culture? Because of the spiritual adultery and spiritual fornication in the church. Then we point the finger at the government and at unbelievers when we haven’t cleaned up the Church.

Don’t get me wrong, I”m not saying that we can’t correct people that are unbelievers… But our main focus should be purifying the Church. I pray forĀ ourĀ PresidentĀ and think he’s aĀ cool person. But my mainĀ frustration with ObamaĀ isĀ NOT with Obama, its with people in the Church that agree with him rather than searching for biblical principles of government. My frustration with Republican candidates is not against them personally… Its with Christians who think that Republican = Christian and don’t even search or second-guess the standard Republican ideas, which are not all necessarily correct according to scripture. I was guilty of this myself until i started finding out a more balanced and biblical view from a liberty perspective.

My main frustration with with wicked artists, wicked movies, etc…Ā is not them (they don’t know any better). My frustration is with the Christians who support them and follow themĀ andĀ prop them up helping themĀ poison our culture and make Harvesting Souls moreĀ difficult. We need PURITY in the Church because we have wayĀ more power than we think. We actually haveĀ ALL authority in heaven and earth, but we are just using it wrong. We are actually On Top Already.Ā If we REPENT, its game over… the devil has no more of a chance. We need to protest ourselves.

Case in point: I know a lot of people that moved to Atlanta from Detroit. One of the things that I always heard aboutĀ when I talk to them is the gay population that is really flourished and aggressive. I used to wonder, since when is Atlanta know for gay black men? There are other cities with lots of black people that are not necessarily “gay capitals.”Ā Then when I heard about the famous Atlanta preacher sexually abusing boys… IĀ got the connection –Ā OHHH,Ā theĀ ChurchĀ loosed that in Atlanta. You know what else… 30 days before, there was a solemn assembly of fasting, repentance andĀ preaching that even prepared the way for that sinĀ to be revealed. The Church bound it, and it was bound. Will the Church in Atlanta continue to purify?

What if the solution to our city gang problems was Unity in the Church instead of the wars of words?

What if the solution to abortion was us accepting all the Children the Lord gave us instead of buying the lie that children are a loss instead of a profit? I was guilty of this myself in the first few months of my marriage.

What if the solution to protecting marriage was the Church protecting our marriages, and stopping the spiritual adultery that looses the physical adultery?

What if the solution to cultural pollution was purifying the worship in our own Churches, building a house of prayer and keeping God’s Levites employed in that work day and night?

What if the solution to racism was desegregating the Body of Christ?

Judgement begins in the house of God (1 Peter 5)… WeĀ ALREADYĀ have the authority, we have just been using it all wrong. We need to REPENT and turn our hearts to God. What we bind is bound, and what we loose is loosed. We need to Purify the Bride of Christ so that she can bind theĀ wrong things and loose the right things in the Body of Christ, on earth. THEN it will be bound and loosed in the atmospheres over our cities.

This is just a short spur of the momentĀ blog, so be gentle when poking holes in my arguments :-).Ā Ā I will be sharing more of theĀ research and scriptures on this topic in the near future. We will be seeking to achieve the great repentance that is necessary to turn our city and nationĀ around at DaHOP on Friday nights. Join us. Daniel turned a nation repenting and praying by himself! So if 3 of you come and join us on FridaysĀ leading up toĀ The CallĀ and join us at The Call in TRUE REPENTANCE…. What could happen in our nation?

Make your way to Detroit on 11-11-11 for The Call. Pray with us. Join people all over Detroit that are fasting and praying in preparation for God to do something BIG in our city, nation, and worldā€¦ NOW. Yes, NOW.

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BUT If God Be for us, WHO can be against us? One thing they can’t stop is God’s Fire, and the power of God’s People when we are on fire with His message! Acts 1:8: 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 part of the earth.

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It’s Time for CHANGE

It’s time for CHANGE.

If your tired of the same old tired, stale hip hop music of the past 8 years. The wicked rhymes and failed policies of 50 cent, Jay Z, TI, Kanye, Lil Wayne, and other twisted rhymesayers… then together, America, we can be the CHANGE in hip hop music.

Rappers like, Ambassador, Lecrae… fine gentlemen that have represented their Kingdom well on the mic, overseas, and in cities and small towns across America. They’ve served God, provided messages of free salvation through Jesus Christ, lower sin-rates, free health-care under the Blood-plan, and repentance from wickedness and the mistakes that have plagued all of us citizens of America.

Join us on December 20th, because its TIME FOR CHANGE!

Let’s Inaugurate the KING of the Universe!

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