By Whose Authority do you do these things?

Jesus Christ Himself based His authority on the Baptism of John.

Kingdom Authority comes from the Spirit of Elijah and your Fruits of Repentance to God – not from education, traditions of men, or the approval of men.

Matthew 21:23 And when he was come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?
24 And Jesus answered and said unto them, I also will ask you one thing, which if ye tell me, I in like wise will tell you by what authority I do these things.
25 The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him?
26 But if we shall say, Of men; we fear the people; for all hold John as a prophet.
27 And they answered Jesus, and said, We cannot tell. And he said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

coming from Fatherlessness into Balance

A fatherless or father-wounded generation finds it difficult to balance freedom with discipline.

This lack of true fatherhood is something that is a huge opportunity for healing and deliverance. It’s very necessary to get to the next level in our maturity as disciplined disciples of One Master with One Father in Heaven.

Don’t flee from the Lies of abuse & oppression to run to the Lies of lawlessness & disorder. Both sides are based on LIES!

He’s a Good Good Father.

His Commandments are Not Grievous.

My heart hurts for the grown but still wounded from fatherlessness. Your Father in Heaven can heal you!
❤❤❤

My Generation is Fighting Back

Satan had a plan for our generation but I see us fighting back in Christ. I’m excited about what the faithful saints are doing. Don’t get it twisted, there are some in my generation that are doing it big for Jesus.

– I’m excited about the men I know that are working jobs and providing for their families, leading their families in righteousness with no fear and not trying to get rich or chase stages…
– I’m excited about the women I know that are honoring their husbands and raising their children, presenting their bodies as a living sacrifice not for vain appearances or fake reality shows…
– I’m excited about those I know who have been abandoned by their spouses, but are still rejecting remarriage and adultery simply because Jesus commanded them to…
– I’m excited about those that I’ve counseled who are in tough marriages that are walking in forgiveness and refusing to give up on their covenant before God…
– I’m excited about the good and faithful servants I serve with that are living the truth out shamelessly and being a faithful witness of the Word even though the scorners crack jokes about them…
– I’m excited about those I know that are serving the poor, fatherless and widow daily and are not trying to fit in with the worldly, but are choosing to stay unspotted from the world.
These are the things that will change our future – our obedience and purity in Christ – not the fame or the fortune & destiny. There are a few good things happening among the saints of the Most High. We don’t need the crowd or a majority. A few of us walking in obedience + God is an automatic majority and we win.

Do you realize that the same people that said Jesus ate with sinners also said that John the Baptist was demonic?

Matthew 11

18 For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He hath a devil.

19 The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children.

Do you realize that the same people that said Jesus ate with sinners also said that John the Baptist was demonic? So if we use “Jesus ate with sinners” as doctrine, we also have to teach that John the Baptist was demonic. In reality Jesus ate with those “sinners” that were repentant, and John the Baptist was filled with the spirit and power of Elijah.

No wonder the western church is so backwards and upside down right now… We take our doctrinal cues from the Pharisees, who were the enemies of Christ. We don’t understand the Scriptures because we are so busy rehearsing clichés. We can’t follow Jesus or prepare the way like John the Baptist because we actually believe what the Pharisees said about them.

Jesus said that the doctrine of the Pharisees was hypocrisy, and the definition of a hypocrite is an actor in real life. But we love great acting and great performers just like the Pharisees were. It’s time to prepare the way for the coming of the Lord and get back to the heart of God! Amos 5 23 Take thou away from me the noise of thy songs; for I will not hear the melody of thy viols. 24 But let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.

God’s Family Control brings God’s Order

When you give God control of your family, family automatically becomes your highest calling on earth. Everything else falls in line and in order.

Malachi 4
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.

Jesus’s Response to Tragic Death

Luke 13

1There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.

2 And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things?

3 I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

4 Or those eighteen, upon whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think ye that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem?

5 I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

Jesus’s response to Tragic Death

Just like they do today, people often want those who speak for the Lord to interpret someone’s death to mean that they were sinners “more than everyone else.”

Jesus knew this but Jesus never took the opportunity of someone’s death as a way to show that they were sinners “above all others.”

Jesus took the opportunity to say “No” to that question, and then to warn those who were living to repent because thy were headed in the exact same direction.

“NO that’s not why they died… But if you don’t repent you all will die the same way!” – Jesus

We don’t need to use anyone’s death as an opportunity to discuss their unrighteousness or righteousness in comparison to ours. We find a way to preach repentance to those who are living, because those who are living are headed for the exact same type of death.

In other places Jesus also ministered comfort, and/or resurrection in response to someone’s death. Jesus did this all for the glory of God.

Flies Chase Dead Bodies

When Myles Munroe died many jumped on the opportunity to say “he was a false teacher but we aren’t” “you shouldn’t even pray for people like that.” Their teaching is twice as false as his, IF his was.

When Mike Brown died many people took the opportunity to say “that’s what young thugs deserve…” No, that’s not what an unarmed man deserves, even if he was a thug.

This is not the way of the Lord. The way of the Lord doesn’t use opportunities to jump on and promote envy & strife between Calvinists & Charismatics, Liberals & Conservatives, Blacks & Whites, thugs & racists.

When you are on the Lord’s Side, you don’t take man’s side… you bring God’s correction to BOTH sides, you cause everyone that is STILL ALIVE to examine themselves, and you minister comfort to the hurting.

James 3
15 This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.

16 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

18 And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.

Media & Entertainment works by drama and competition. The Lions vs the Bears, the Democrats vs the Republicans, east coast vs west coast, it’s all the same. Media hypocrites promote competition because they know it draws eyes and ears, it’s fleshly human nature.

When you represent the Lord, you don’t give one-sided takes for competition sake: you take the Lords side.

Wisdom based on competition and striving between “groups” on earth is fleshly and comes from below.

Wisdom that is from above is pure, peaceable, gentle, easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

That’s why Jesus said what He said in response to tragic deaths. This is important to understand as more and more tragedies begin to happen in these last days.

Yes, Jesus came the first time not to bring peace, but a sword, but Jesus name is the only thing that should divide us. Carnal issues should not divide us. We wrestle not against flesh & blood, but principalities and powers. Taking the Lords side is bringing repentance to all men.

Spirit of Elijah or Lord of the Flies???

Everybody appreciates the park ranger that cleans up poop.

Nobody appreciates the flies that gather to hot poop and lay eggs in it. There’s a difference between correcting error and laying your eggs in it.

Rejoicing in someone’s death is not the Spirit of Elijah it’s the spirit of Beelzebub lord of the flies. “Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth…”

A lack of human compassion is a sign of a false prophet with an agenda not from God but from self.

James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

18 And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.