Knocking on heavens door

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Dear Saints,
Knocking on heavens door.
Mat 7:7 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
Mat 7:8 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

The Father says today, ask, seek and knock. In the asking, the answer will come. In the seeking, the reward will be made manifest. In the knocking, an immediate door will be opened to you. There are doors closed tight against you that will burst to splinters at the knocking of your faith-filled hand. Knock, says God, and let your expectation be great. Ask, and heaven will answer. Seek, and the reward will rise up from dust and ashes to afford you every benefit and blessing paid for on the cross. It is time to stop praying all those weak prayers. Don’t beg like a pauper kneeling in the dirt. Pray like a prince who knows he has a loving Father ready and willing to respond.
The problem with us is that we ask God for something, and then hope that He has heard and that He will consider answering us. If you go to your earthly father and ask something, within reason, it is pretty sure that he will give you want you asked for. Why is it so hard for us to go to the Father in heaven and get the same result. I will tell you it is because we do not believe, we ask in doubt, we hope that He will respond, but we do not believe that He will really do what we ask, after all He is God up there in heaven and He is pretty busy you think, and your request seem so small compared with what people need around the world. We think small, and almost in the same breath we ask and then doubt that we will receive.
Heb_4:16 Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
We do not have to wait for a high priest to go to the Holy of Holies, the veil has been split we have access to the throne of God we can boldly go and put our request to Him knowing that He is willing to answer us.
The next problem we have is that we have no relation with the Father, we do not really know Him, we read about Him in the bible, but we do not really know Him in person. To go to someone, you know is always easier to ask for something because you know that person’s personality, whether they are likely to give in to your request. God wants you to come with your request that is why He says, seek and you shall find, because when we seek, He knows that we are in earnest, about our request, we ask but then we do not seek the word to see the promises He has already made available for us in the Word. When we knock it means that we have come all the way to His door and He is ready and eager to open and let us in, so we can sit on His lap and whisper our request in His ear. The problem is that we have the wrong fear of God. If you had a father that never had any relationship with you or abused, you it would be very difficult to ask him anything. But God the Father has a loving heart towards us, He created us and is ready and able to give you everything you ask for and even beyond what you can imagine. This week go and knock on heavens door.
Shalom
Catharina
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Praying in the spirit

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Dear Saints,
Praying in the Spirit
With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit (Eph. 6:18).
by Thomas J. Doolittle

I remember the first time I saw the fruit of praying in the Spirit.
I was a sinner, but my mom was a recent convert to Christ. She had accepted the Lord one Sunday morning at the Cromartie Street Church of God in Hazlehurst, Georgia. Soon after conversion, she was baptized in the Holy Spirit. Pentecostalism was new to her, and I was watching her to see what her new religion was all about.
My grandmother became very ill and was hospitalized. On a Saturday, the doctor called our home to let us know she would be in the hospital for a few more days because she was not recovering very well. That Sunday after church, my mom disappeared into a bedroom and stayed there for much of the afternoon.
While Mom was still in the bedroom, the phone rang, and I answered it. My grandmother had unexpectedly improved so much that the doctor was releasing her from the hospital. After I hung up the phone, the bedroom door was opened and my mom appeared. Her face was glowing, and she said, “It was the hospital, wasn’t it?”
I told her it was and that Grandmother was being released. Her face beamed as she said, “I know. I have been praying for her!”
This was the first of many testimonies I would hear about the power of praying in the Spirit.
Pentecostals believe praying in the Spirit is a crucial aspect of faithful service and worship of the Lord. Praying in the Spirit refers to effectual praying that is characterized by sincerity, passion, and the presence of the Holy Spirit. When believers pray in the Spirit, they reap many benefits that produce transformative results.
Benefits of Praying in the Spirit
For many Spirit-filled believers, praying in the Spirit especially relates to praying in tongues in their own devotional life or during corporate prayer times. The apostle Paul validated this understanding by declaring to the church in Corinth, “I will pray with the spirit and I will pray with the mind also; I will sing with the spirit and I will sing with the mind also” (1 Cor. 14:15).*
The context of 1 Corinthians clearly indicates praying in tongues was a common practice among the Corinthian believers. Speaking and singing in tongues had become so prevalent that Paul gave instructions to the church to curb their excessive emphasis on ecstatic experiences. Even though Paul cautioned the church against practices that could cause confusion, he also confirmed the importance of speaking with tongues during prayer and worship.
The apostle stated when a believer speaks in tongues, she or he is speaking or praying directly to God (14:2). Whereas people may not understand the language of other tongues, God does. Granted, Paul acknowledged that speaking in earthly languages is preferred for worship services because others can understand what is being said. However, he also affirmed the dynamic benefit of praying in tongues during one’s personal prayer time when only God needs to hear what is being said.
Praying in tongues offers the benefit of self-edification: “One who speaks in a tongue edifies himself” (v. 4). Praying in the Spirit can build us up by strengthening our faith and discipleship in Christ. Paul valued speaking in tongues so highly that he wished all of the Corinthians spoke in tongues (v. 5), he refused to allow tongues to be forbidden (v. 39), and he said he spoke in tongues more than even the Corinthians did (v. 18).
With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit (Eph. 6:18).
Intercession by Praying in the Spirit
Praying in the Spirit is not limited to praying in tongues and self-edification. When believers pray in the Spirit, they can speak in tongues or in their own language as they intercede on behalf of others.
Paul gave this urgent request to the church in Ephesus: “With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints, and pray on my behalf, that utterance may be given to me in the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel” (Eph. 6:18-19).
In this passage, Paul calls the church to engage passionately in praying in the Spirit. In the preceding verses, Paul describes the spiritual struggle with the forces of darkness that the church encounters while sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ (vv. 10-17). After instructing the readers to put on God’s armor, Paul then reminds the Ephesian believers to intercede in the Spirit for him, his ministry effectiveness, and believers around the world.
Paul described this type of intercession in Romans 8:26-27: “In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groaning too deep for words; and He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.”
Praying in the Spirit always leads to intercession for others and is always effective because the Spirit guides the prayers by the will of God.
When I was a young believer, I heard that someone I cared deeply about was going out with a group of unbelievers and was contemplating engaging in sinful behaviors. I was deeply grieved by this news and wanted to pray for this friend, but I felt inadequate. I could not think of how to pray, but I knelt before the Lord. I began thinking of my friend and groaned within my spirit. I felt too sad to speak, but my prayers swelled up within me. As I interceded, I became aware of the Holy Spirit’s presence as He guided my prayer. I lost track of time as I prayed in the Spirit. Eventually, I finished praying and rose from the floor.
Later that evening, I found out the friend had experienced a sudden change of heart and decided not to join in the partying event. I rejoiced that God heard my prayer and gave thanks for the Spirit’s intervention.
Faithfulness through Praying in the Spirit
The words of the apostle Jude serve us well today. He warned that the last days would present challenging times due to unbelief and skepticism. Jude warned his readers of the coming troubles and gave them lasting instructions so they would not be discouraged: “Beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life” (Jude 20-21).
Today, we need this same message. We are living in the final days before the return of Christ, and we face numerous challenges that reflect the warnings of Jude. Praying in the Spirit enables us to build up one another in love while we prepare for the Lord’s return.
David Wilkerson related how he once was feeling overwhelmed with discouragement. After dealing with this feeling for some time, he eventually went to his prayer room to seek the Lord. During this prayer time, he felt the delivering presence of the Holy Spirit.
Wilkerson testified: “The first thing the Holy Spirit does in such times is to bring to your remembrance all the precious promises of Jesus. And so He did with me. He flooded my soul with dozens of promises I knew from God’s Word. And He assured me, ‘Your life isn’t over. You don’t know it, but you haven’t even started yet. The best is still ahead of you.’
“My spirit soared within me. As I stood to my feet I thought, Why did I ever put up with any of this discouragement? It’s not from my Lord!” (Wilkerson, “When You Come to the End of Yourself”).
We need to place praying in the Spirit at the top of our daily priorities. The benefits and blessings we will gain will strengthen us in our daily walk with Christ and will prepare us for His promised return.

Shalom
Catharina
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Weapons for warfare

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Dear Saints,
Katie Suza has a blog and she is sharing about the spirit of legion, this week she shared the following which I can relate too.
I’m going to share with you secret strategies, that I’ve received from the Holy Spirit, on how to deal with Legion. I’ve been using these strategies behind the scenes, because I wanted to make sure these biblical precepts were going to produce fruit, and they have. I’ve seen thousands of people healed of the spirit of Legion. The first lesson I learned was to get healed of my tombs, so I had nothing in common with Legion. So, he had no power over me. Then God began to show me other things that I have not openly talked about until now.
God gave me the snow and hail to fight the spirit of Legion! I would get my tombs healed, but still had a hard time getting Legion to leave. As I prayed about this, I had a vision. I saw myself sitting glumly on a curb, just waiting for something to happen, when an angel in an ice truck came roaring up, screeched to a halt next to me, rolled down the window, threw a bag of ice at me, and then pealed out! I looked at that bag of ice, and I heard Holy Spirit say, “That looks like hail, doesn’t it?” So, I started looking at ice, hail, and snow scriptures and found that God used the snow and the hail repeatedly to defeat our enemies! A great example is in Joshua 10 where Joshua is fighting in Gibeon. He travels all night to try to take the Amorites by surprise, and came upon them with a mighty slaughter. In the middle of this fight huge hailstones came from the sky, killing more Amorites than were killed by the sword.
The Bible doesn’t say that hailstones killed any Israelite soldiers. Wow! The hailstones had GPS in them that were assigned to each enemy soldier, but none harmed the Israelites! God used the hail to defeat Joshua’s enemies. That’s quite a weapon!
Job 38: 22-23 (AMPC) shows us where the hail originates from and for what purpose. “Have you entered the treasures of snow, or have you seen the treasuries of hail, which I have reserved for the time of trouble, for the day of battle and war?” There’s a supernatural weapon in the heavens called the snow and the hail – a treasury in heaven that’s available to us for a specific purpose, for the time of trouble. It is for the day we are battling or making war. When Joshua was fighting his enemies, the hail came from that treasury in heaven.
When the angel appeared in my vision, he was telling me that from that moment on, I had access to that treasury. I’m now able to supernaturally go into the treasury and release hail and snow whenever I need it. Some might say, “Whoa, you’re going to go out there and call down the hail, and it’s going to come down in the natural?” Well, I’ve actually had hail manifest in the natural, but I’m saying that in the realm of the supernatural, these hailstones are available to us. Remember, the unseen realm is more real than this realm, since this realm is created from that unseen realm.
The reason this post was so significant for me was because I went to the throne room and Jesus took me to several rooms where these treasuries are, I saw the angles making hailstones and other rooms had storms and lightnings in them, scared the pants off me, but now I have a better understanding of these rooms and what the angels were doing. Can’t wait for her next blog as she explains more on how we use these weapons, now it makes sense that Elijah could call down fire from heaven. Wow.

Shalom
Catharina
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Bloodline curses

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Dear Saints,
Bloodline curses
I just realised again how important it is to keep track of your bloodline. When I first heard about it and researched it I was amazed at how many things come down our bloodline. If you are an orphan and you do not know your family bloodline then you could wake up one morning and find all kinds of sickness or curses popping up in your life and you have no idea where they came from.
Our ancestors could get up to all kinds of shenanigans and we pay the price down the line. I have Scottish ancestors and I noticed that most of the woman in my family could sense demonic powers, had premonitions, etc. I could sense stuff in houses and had terrible dreams when a person in the family was going to die, this was nightmare stuff throughout my youth. I then discovered that I had been born with the caul over my face and that apparently opened my third eye. All this harassment went away once my third eye was prayed closed. Now I only see what the Holy Spirit wants me to see. What a relief.
I urge you to research your ancestors and find out what is in that bloodline, we have cancer rampant in our family most of my mother’s siblings including my mother died of cancer When I found out about the bloodline curses that is the first thing that I cut off in me and my children. I lined them up and cut off everything I could think of.
We just found out that my husband’s grandfather had dementia and his sister currently has dementia, his grandfather died of a stroke related to diabetes and my husband has diabetes, you see we were unaware of his grandfather’s medical conditions. I did however find out that on his father’s side there were freemasons. That in itself brings many curses on the children, one is the death of the first born, My husband father was married twice, both eldest sons died one at 12yrs and one at 21yrs. My husband has had many accidents and that is also one of the curses.
I found a list of curses etc that I give to people who want to check on bloodline curses. It is really excellent, and I recommend it as you did participate in all kinds of nonsense before you became born again. I am currently 70 yrs old and recently went for a check-up at the clinic the dr did a general check up and told me to go home the clinic was for sick people she said I was as healthy as a horse. I must have done something right, all my friends are on some kind of medication related to getting old. I even discovered that “hot flushes” was not normal for woman, this was cast out of me by a prophet and I never had a hot flush since.
I regularly speak over my body and command all my cells and blood to perform correctly. Now if only I can find out how to not get the common cold or sinus. Praise God He is our healer, and our deliverer.
Shalom
Catharina
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How to pray for the sick

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Dear Saints,
How to pray
for the sick
Much uncertainty exists when praying for the sick people. How do we go about it? Is it the Lord’s will that the person should be healed? Do all illnesses come from the devil? May only someone with the gift of healing pray for the sick?
The following are basic guidelines that you can use whenever someone is ill.
• Illness can basically have three causes:
o it can be because of sin in your life
o it can be a demonic attack
o normal illness that the Lord allows in your life.
• When you are ill the first basic question you can ask yourself is: Is there any conscious unconfessed sin in my life? If so, ask the Holy Spirit to reveal it to you, confess it before the Lord and accept His forgiveness. If the Lord leads you, you can pray with a fellow believer about the matter and bring it into the light with him/her. It often happens that a person is healed as soon as they have confessed their sin. James 5:16 “Therefor confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed.”
• 1 Cor 11:27-32 says illness can be caused by the improper use of communion:
“Therefore whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of sinning against the body and blood of the Lord. A man ought to examine himself before he eats of the bread and drinks of the cup. For anyone who eats and drinks without recognizing the body of the Lord, eats and drinks judgment on himself.
That is why many among you are weak and sick and a number of you have fallen asleep.
But if we judged ourselves we would not come under judgment. When we are judged by The Lord we are being disciplined so that we will not be condemned with the world: This “unworthy manner” is often indicative of an unconfessed sin in a person’s life.
• When you pray for the healing of someone else ask the Holy Spirit to show the
person any form of sin in his life that has not yet been confessed and that he will
be willing to confess it and turn from it.
• Illness that comes from the evil one must be resisted in Jesus’ Name. The problem is knowing when it is an attack from the evil one. Pray to the Lord for discernment. He is faithful, He will show you what the situation is. In a case where you are not certain at all, pray anyway and say: “Satan, I refuse to accept any form of illness that comes from you, I refuse it in the Name of the Lord Jesus and I resist any form of pain/illness which you bring over me.”
• Satan can also cause illness in a person’s life if there is occultic bondage in his life, if black magic is practiced on him or by means of curses that have been spoken against him. In such cases the person must be delivered from this bondage and the curses must be broken in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Black magic only works when someone is not saved or if there is unconfessed sin in the person’s life.
• Many people think that if we go to the doctor and receive medicine, God is not involved in the healing. It is definitely wrong to think so. God was and is involved in the development of medical science and He uses doctors and medication to heal people.
Therefore it is important to pray for the doctor when you go for an appointment; that he will make the correct diagnosis and prescribe the right medication.
• The Lord may have a specific reason if He allows sickness in your life. Ask the Lord to reveal the reason. Accept the fact that God is not obligated to answer and that He may choose to keep silent. In cases like these it is best to accept God’s plan and to be still before the Lord.
• People sometimes think that there is something wrong with them when they are ill, that they do not have enough faith to be healed. It is true that God expects faith from us. But God heals regardless of our faith.
• Sometimes people do not want to be healed because they enjoy the attention and
sympathy or they don’t want to go back to work to take up their responsibilities again.
Pray for a willingness to recover and receive healing.
• Pray for wisdom when you pray for someone’s healing. Pray for guidance of the Holy Spirit. Someone may have heart problems for instance and we know that God can heal that. However, if the person is overweight and eats too much, it would be more fitting to pray for self-control so that he can discipline himself by eating less and losing weight. That will take away the cause of the problem.
Ask the Lord what causes the illness. It can be unconfessed sin from the past; because of occultic bondage; The Lord sometimes allows it to teach the person something or it can simply be an attack from the evil one. Depending on the situation we should pray for the person in a different way every time. The Lord can allow sickness in a person’s life to purify him; the fruit thereof is sanctification.
• Enrich your prayers with Scripture when you pray for the sick. Pray according to the promises of God. Also remember that not all promises are relevant or valid in every case.
• Remember to saturate your prayer with Praise and Worship when praying for a sick
person. It gives Glory to God’s work and faith to your own heart. The weapon of Praise and Worship is especially important in the case of a demonic onslaught.
• The principles of spiritual warfare, our authority in Christ and His victory over the evil one, are of utmost importance when there is the possibility of a demonic onslaught. We must bind the evil one in the Name of the Lord Jesus, break and resist his works.
• Testify to what the Lord has done. It gives others confidence to pray and it strengthens their faith in God’s ability to heal. Testimonies like these often contribute to the conversion of others and the returning of those who have backslidden.
• Make a note when you pray for someone who is ill and write down the answers. You will be astonished when you see how many people that you have prayed for were healed.
• The father, being the head and priest of the home should pray for his family if someone is ill. However, the whole family must learn to pray together for a sick member of the family. When a family prays together it strengthens family ties and sympathy for each other. We are inclined not to pray if we visit a doctor. This is wrong.
• According to research about 50-80% of patients that visit doctors are people suffering from psychosomatic diseases. It means that these illnesses originate from
psychological/spiritual problems. There is often bitterness, hatred, unforgiveness, stress, etc. because of pain and hurt from the past and this can cause people to become physically ill. To heal those illnesses past, things have to be confessed and worked
through.
• It is true that the Lord gives the gift of healing to some people. It does not mean,
however, that only those Christians may pray for the sick. Mark 16:17-18 says: “And
these signs will accompany those who believe… they will place their hands on sick
people and they will get well.” Go with boldness to the Lord when praying for sick
people. The time has come for James 5:13-15 to become normal practice in the church of the Lord again. “Is anyone of you in trouble? He should pray. Is any one happy? Let him sing songs of praise. Is anyone of you sick? He should call the elders of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of The Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise him up. If he has sinned he will be forgiven.”
• Where the church gathers, prayers should be offered for the sick people by name.
Those who are sick should be brought to church so that they can be prayed for there. James 5 says clearly that when someone is ill, he/she must call the elders of the church so that they can anoint him with oil and pray for him/her.
• God uses different “methods” to heal people:
o God heals through the laying on of hands
o God heals through the anointing with oil and faithful prayer
o God sometimes heals people at communion
o God heals people in answer to intercession for them
o God uses doctors and medication to heal people.
• Remember when you pray for someone or for yourself that healing does not always
occur overnight or immediately. It can sometimes take days or weeks before someone is completely healed.
• In Exodus 15:26 The Lord call Himself Jahweh-Ropheka, it means: The Lord who heals you. It is God’s Name, it is who He is, what He can do and what He wants to do. When you pray for the sick, pray to God who calls Himself Jahweh-Ropheka.

Shalom
Catharina
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What to do when God gives you a scripture

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Dear Saints,
I used to receive a scripture from God then I would just read it and see if anything leaps out.
I think I lost out of golden nuggets from Father because I skimmed over the word and then forgot all about it. Then one day I remembered my friend Ivan who told me what to do with the scripture but I was so new to the whole being filled with the Holy Spirit and all, that I forgot about it. Slowly I started to make what I call vision charts. that was an eye opener. I took a concordance to look up the meaning of words and a commentary usually Mathew Henry as I think he really sets it out for you. That was great because I managed to get much more out of the scripture by writing it down and dissecting it.

The other day God gave me Jude after Jesus had shown me the poppy field, I took Jude and wrote it out and examined each verse, I was horrified to find all that stuff that he writes about is actually manifesting in the world today. Then it hit me, all this stuff is actually in my poppy field, Now I lost all my confidence where on earth is God sending me, of course it did not help when a friend wrote and said that God told her to send me leather gloves and leather leg protectors, I researched the poppy and found it had no thorns, until I found a wild one that had terrible thorns on it. Well I have to be obedient no matter where God is sending me. Wherever that is I am sure He will protect me.

Shalom
Catharina
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