Why Am I Angry?

Should we get angry when things are out of order? Absolutely!

This is not an endorsement of get your way or get mad! This is a declaration of truth: When God’s Word and ways are being superseded by a representation of unrighteousness and you feel anger rising up- Good! Now act on it!

Jesus displayed righteous anger.

Jesus entered the temple area and drove out all who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves. “It is written,” He said to them, “‘My house will be called a house of prayer,’ but you are making it a ‘den of robbers'” (Matthew 21:12-13).

Unrighteousness in the form of profiteering exalted itself over the purity of worship of Holy God, and Jesus angrily righted it. Where there was disorder, He restored order.

What do you and I do when we see evil exalting itself over what we know to be good and holy? Do we turn a blind eye? Do we hope that someone will do something about it? Do we criticize the people acting in agreement with the spirit of darkness? Do we feel powerless to affect change or do we put an angry heart into action?

My current writing project is a book by the title: Reclaimed Identity: Discover 100 Reasons Why You Are More Than You Know. From the very beginning, the reader receives the challenge to act upon truth, righting every wrong that God grants him eyes to see.

I’m excited for this season of the Church in the earth. We are alive. We are energized by Holy Spirit who works mightily within us to never accept defeat. We are more aware than ever of our inheritance into a kingdom that cannot be shaken.

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Make Agreements with Truth

football frenzyDid you watch the big game yesterday? Really, I don’t know what big game was going on, but it makes me think that if you were to tell your winning team you need them today to go and fight a good battle for the win, they would momentarily pause their raucous celebration, look at you and say, “We already won!”

No fan would say that, right? But, don’t we do that with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ? Don’t we plead for Him to do something while ignoring His words recorded nearly 2000 years ago: “It is finished?”

Perhaps my focus on Jesus’ victory stems from a small glimpse into the reality of heaven. It was a repeated request of mine for years. Father, show me Your reality. What I heard impacted me more than what I saw. The sound of celebration of the Lamb who overcame is deafening. It is a roar unlike anything you’ve ever heard coming out of a stadium where the biggest game has just been won.

Jesus is worthy and heaven makes His praise glorious!

So, when the battle is at hand and the giant circumstances bellow lying threats at you, you only need to make an agreement with the battle that was already won! Victorious Jesus has won! His Name is Victory!

Jesus said that the one who loves Him and obeys His teaching will become the residence of Him and His Father. “We will come and make Our home in you,” He said. (See John 14:23.) Victory dwells in you. Victory dwells in me. We release the victory of our Lord Jesus Christ into any situation that is out of order. We make agreements with the truth of Jesus’ resurrection victory, and and we right what is in a state of chaos. How? By the Spirit of truth. Release it into every unordered situation that poses itself as victoriously having the final word.

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Your Voice

It’s been a fifteen-year process of coming to terms with my purpose. I have a unique voice, just like you have a unique voice. As much as the enemy wants us silenced, we must not be intimidated.

“And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into His likeness with every-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit” (2 Cor. 3:18).

This revelation of God in the earth is dependent upon our giving voice to what He reveals in us. For me, it’s the understanding of victory. I always come back to the truth that in Christ, we have total victory because He is our victory. It’s greater and deeper than I understand, but all my years will be spent learning more my inheritance in Christ and proclaiming it so that all may know.

What facet of His glory are you reflecting?

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Really? You’re Going to Use a Bandaid?

“Saul’s attendants said to him, ‘See, an evil spirit from God is tormenting you. Let our lord command his servants here to search for someone who can play the harp. He will play when the evil spirit from God comes upon you, and you will feel better'” (1 Samuel 16:15-16).

Oh, my goodness! How often do the children of God respond to needs in the same way that Israel’s King Saul and his servants responded? It’s a spiritual problem, but we seek a material answer. Sure, the anointed music of young David ministered a measure of peace to the king as he played for him, but it did not drive out the darkness eating away at Saul’s soul. A spiritual issue requires a spiritual work of deliverance!

{Little back story: Saul was insecure as a man, so when he was entrusted with the leadership of the nation, he wasn’t cured; his insecurity led him to a maddening jealously. God removed his anointing from Saul’s kingship due to a reoccurrence of blatant rebellion, and that left him wide open for the jealous spirit to have its way in him. He became murderous like so many other insecure leaders before him and after him have done.}


Really? We think applying a bandaid will heal a spiritual cancer? How often do I hear the Lord say, “Get engaged on the level demanded of you. It’s greater than you realize.”

Do you recall the encounter Jesus had with the invalid in Jerusalem? The Lord asked him if he wanted to get well. And just like us, the man looks into the face of the Living Word of God and replies that a material source offers him some hope of healing.

Jesus did not allow the poor man to remain in a state of trickle grace expectations. He revealed the Father’s overflowing grace and said to him, “Get up! Pick up your mat and walk. At once the man was cured; he picked up his mat and walked” (John 5:8).

How about the battle at hand- what are you facing? Upon what do you place all of your expectations? Are you looking to a material source to bring solution? Do you identify with the men above who say, “Unless I put my hands to an object of hope, I have no confidence of this circumstance turning in my favor?”

Try this: lift your empty hands high above your head and tell the Father that you surrender. Tell Him you surrender the need to figure it all out and make it all happen. Make a confession of trusting Him, because you know that the supernatural solution is only within His resources, and you’re trusting Him to divinely orchestrate it to come to pass.

Streams of LIVING Water

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I do not understand how a worshiper can remain flat-footed when singing out the lyrics of “In the River!”

Anytime I sing songs about the eternal flow of joy I have in the refreshing of the Lord, I get really excited!! Jesus said, “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink. Whoever believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him.”

Oh, my Friend! That is some news worth celebrating! You and I never have to be dry. The life of Christ within the believer is continual, without end. There’s no tapping out the bountiful supply of Jesus’ overflow!

Sing this song in its entirety and call forth the flow of life from within you! Mean it when you say, “Spring up a well in me!”

The world is watching the children of God. Do we really have unexplainable joy, peace, strength, and most of all, love? If I don’t, I need to worship Jesus and command this well within me to burst forth with the reality of eternal life!

A Gentle Correction {Well, Sort Of}

I’m a teachable person, so I’ve had my share of being redirected in my thinking by the loving correction of another. It’s part of life, is it not? Please allow me to return the favor through a gentle prod concerning my Christian brothers and sisters’ disdain for the upcoming presidential election.

While making my latte this morning, I found myself thinking, “I wish I didn’t care so much!” I’m very passionate about the direction of our nation, and I’m greatly concerned for the future of my children and their families. Honestly, I know it is vital that I care, because we the people are the hope for America’s future. We are America. If I don’t care and if you don’t care, then we let madness continue to unravel the fabric of our society. Can we just come to terms with something? America is decaying.

Here is my alert to the Church in our beloved nation: We are not victims; we are forerunners of truth. We set the pace and all of culture follows. This is no time to play the whiny card! {There’s a social media meme showing a toddler in full-on wail with the caption, “I want two different candidates!”} I understand that we who live by moral conviction want a person who perfectly represents our Christian standard of righteousness and justice. His name is Jesus, and He’s not seeking election. The government will be upon Jesus’ shoulders- all is His on the soon-coming day!! But for the time being, He has left us with the entrustment to expand the knowledge of God in the earth.

Ben Carson sought the nomination for the Republican party, but America did not choose him. We love Ben Carson and his reverence for God and the soundness of thought he exemplifies. We had hope that he could win and not be bought by the political machine. Dr. Carson currently supports Donald Trump’s campaign and remains invested with one message to Americans: You must get out and vote November 8. And be reminded that the deadline to register to vote is October 17!

Tens of millions of Christians did not vote in the last presidential election, and there is no excuse for the gross negligence of our freedom. One more election cycle with an atrocity of that magnitude, and we will hand over more freedoms than we ever thought possible!

Something surprising happened last night during the time of the presidential debate. Christians were praying in the Spirit. I too had an overwhelming sense to pray- I ignored it initially, but I remembered the same sensation of uneasiness came upon me years ago during a time of critical decision-making in an executive meeting with other Christian leaders. I quickly arrived at the same conclusion last night as we leaders did years ago: now is the time to pray! While watching the televised debate, I began praying in the Spirit. My daughter must have heard me because she looked at me strangely and I explained my actions.

Lance Wallanau’s Facebook feed showed responses of many believers who were praying in the Spirit while watching the two candidates contend for America’s vote. Interestingly, Megan Kelly, a Fox News journalist, made the comment, “Things may have shifted tonight.” THAT is what I’m talking about! We don’t watch national and international news to get clobbered by the magnitude of problems we face in this world; we PRAY through them with Holy Spirit wisdom, and things shift!

Please, please, please, Christian brother and sister, do not see yourself as helpless against the Goliath of establishment. Our prayers are powerful! Our fixation on the known victory that we have in Jesus Christ is motivational. God has not turned His back on the nation that began with a purpose to glorify Him here and in the earth, and that is revelational! If you and I choose to do so, we can continue to operate in the blessed work of freedom woven into the covenential words spoken by the Reverend Robert Hunt upon the first landing in Virginia on April 26, 1607: “… from these very shores the Gospel shall go forth to not only this New World, but the entire world.”