Saturday, April 16, 2016

Spiritual warfare against the spirit of procrastination

  One of the fundamental principles of spiritual warfare is the law of resistance. This law indicates a few things, and they are. 1) We must resist whatever is challenging us spiritually. 2) If we do not oppose then whatever is challenging us will eventually overcome us 3) By not resisting what is challenging us, then by default we are giving it the right to remain and rule in our lives and finally 4) By our activating the law of spiritual resistance then whatever is resisting us MUST FLEE!

This spiritual law of resistance of which I speak says the following, "Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you" James 4:7. The word submit means to give over or yield to the power or authority of another. So to be successful in the second part of the spiritual principle of James 4:7, as it relates to resisting our spiritual opponents, we must first relinquish our way of doing things and yield to the power and authority of God to withstand the spiritual forces that are resisting us.

So, in essence, we don't resist our spiritual opponents by saying, "Go away devil" or by saying "leave me alone Satan." Instead by submitting to God, it indicates that we must take his word and resist the devil and his agents by speaking it against them. To suggest otherwise would suggest that we are doing it our way and scripture clearly says that there is a way that may seem right to us but at the end of that way we are guaranteed failure and destruction, Proverbs 16:25 and Proverbs 12:14.

I mentioned all of that to get to what the Lord has laid on my heart for someone today who is being defeated in the area of "PROCRASTINATION." The enemy of your soul has been having a field day with your life by seeing to it that you never ever complete the things you've started or get to work on things you know you need to be doing. You either become very tired, sleepy, frustrated or just naturally lose the desire to complete assigned or essential task. Your life has become an utter mess due to unfinished or things you have yet to address just because the spirit of procrastination has overwhelmed you with the desire and pleasure of putting it off for another time and you know just as well as I do that task will never get done.

The Lord said to tell you that for you to overcome this nagging and frustrating spirit, you must initiate the process by submitting to God. He said to also remind you that we are co-laborers with him, 1 Corinthians 3:9 and that you are guaranteed failure if you continue to fight this stubborn spirit on your own.

From this moment forward you must speak the word of God against the spirit of procrastination. For example, "Spirit of procrastination, I can and will do all things through Christ who strengthens me, Philippians 4:13" "Spirit of procrastination there is a greater force in me than any evil force that is attempting to influence me" 1 John 4:4. "Spirit of procrastination the word of God says, " We must work the works of him who sent us while it is day; night is coming when no one can work" John 9:4. "Spirit of procrastination the word of God says that whatever my hand finds to do, do it with your might" Eccl. 9:10. 

"Spirit of procrastination, I reject your subtle influence that would usually cause me to neglect what I should be doing. I decree and declare to you that according to the word of God Jesus Christ has Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross, there for your subtle evil influence WILL NOT WORK TODAY!" Colossians 2:14. "Spirits of procrastination and confusion I agree with the word against you that says all things should be done decently and in order" 1 Corinthians 14:40. "Spirit of procrastination I will obey God's word that says, do not say to your neighbor, “Go, and come again, tomorrow I will give it”—when you have it with you" Proverbs 3:28.

Friends, this is spiritual warfare against the spirit of procrastination, God will deliver you if you co-labor with him by decreeing his word. As a reminder, the process of deliverance for the just begins and ends with KNOWLEDGE! Proverbs 11:9

Written By: Kevin L A Ewing

The error of misinterpreting your dreams

on a daily basis I am bombarded by any number of folks seeking insight on their dreams. In fact, most of them actually never took their dreams serious until either they came across something I wrote concerning dreams or there was some dream that was so frightening they desperately needed insight on it.

Recently, I've had the unfortunate experience of interpreting someone's dream after the events of the dream had manifested in this person's life. Amazingly, this person said that they decide not to call me when they had the dream because they interpreted the dream to be a good dream and they assumed that God was showing them through the dream that even though they were experiencing complications at the time everything was going to work out fine.

Anyway, I got this call, in which I was asked to interpret a dream. Now the person that called me I knew to be pregnant at the time. Anyway, the lady said that this dream she wanted me to interpret occurred while she was in the hospital and the reason why she was in the hospital was due to some complications she was having with her baby. She went on to say that in her dream she dreamed that her father came to visit her. While he was standing by her bed side, she said that a nurse also approached her bed side asking her if she was ready. The lady asked the nurse what was she talking about because her doctor gave strict orders for her to stay in bed. The nurse insisted, that the Doctor said she must exercise. The lady said that all of a sudden another nurse entered the room with what seem to be a premature baby and that the baby was so small that the baby was laying in the palm of the nurse’s hand. The lady then asked the nurse whose baby was it, which the nurse replied that it was her baby. The lady said that she was very excited and that the nurse rest the baby on her chest, dream ended

This lady insisted that I help her with her dream and that she really needed clarity because as far as she was concerned at that time that it was a good dream. Well, I paused for a while and told the lady that this was certainly not a good dream. She immediately asked why would I conclude that it was not a good dream. I further explained that the setting of the dream along with its characters is all wrong and that she was overlooking the obvious signs of the dream that made it a bad dream. Firstly, in reality your doctors have ordered you to stay in bed due to your complications but yet in your dream the nurse is insisting that you exercise Secondly, in reality you're in the hospital because you're experiencing complication with your pregnancy but yet a "nurse" shows up with what she claims is your premature baby in her hand. The first question you should have asked yourself in regards to this dream, is when did you give birth to this baby, how come you didn't know you gave birth and finally, where is the doctor in all of this, why weren't you tired from delivery and finally which doctor gives orders to exercises after having a baby? 

With the not so obvious being revealed to her, I placed emphasis that the entire dream is spiritual and it was revealing what was about to take place or pending. I told her that the women in her dream were witches and the man that appeared to be her father was a familiar spirit pretending to be her father, again only to achieve her trust and confidence in her dream. Spiritually the witches had stolen her baby spiritually which automatically meant she would lose the baby in reality if she doesn’t rebuke and cancel the dream. The mere fact that she'd accepted the baby in the dream from the nurse spiritually indicated that she agreed to everything that she was manipulated into believing. As a reminder, in order for things to manifest from the spirit realm to our natural realm there must be an agreement between that which is spiritual and that which is natural. Unfortunately, in the kingdom of darkness securing such agreements are for the most part covert and deceptive.

All of a sudden I heard a piercing scream on the other end of the phone line, saying "I lost my baby". The lady then revealed to me that she had lost her baby and that she had miscarried while she was in the hospital and that she had the dream the night before she had the miscarriage. She further added that she was convinced that it was a good dream, and that God gave her the dream to confirm to her that everything was going to work out fine in spite of the complications she was experiencing. She said that she was so upset with God after the miscarriage that she didn't want to hear anything about the bible, prayer or any scriptures about all things working together for good.

Friends, this is just another case of a lack of spiritual knowledge, that prevented this lady from acting upon the spiritual intelligence being revealed in her dream. While God was revealing to this lady what the enemy along with his human agents had done in the spirit realm she had the opportunity of canceling and rebuking it to prevent manifestation in the natural realm. I advised this lady to pray specifically against the spirit of witchcraft, miscarriage and demonic manipulation. I told her that she must retrieve scriptures from the bible that speaks against the works of witchcraft and include these scriptures in her prayers along with scriptural promises about our seed, but prior to all of this she must cover her and her family with the whole armor of God, simply because the scriptures said that it is this armor that will cause us to stand against the wiles of the devil, Ephesians 6:11,13.

Written By: Kevin L A Ewing

A deeper spiritual understanding of dreaming of the dead

I was in a conversation recently with a friend who was facing some serious spiritual challenges. Fortunately for my friend, she knew what the attack was about and more importantly she knew from whom the attacks were coming from.

My friend added, that based on my teachings, she was fully aware that a fast was in order so she decided to go on a dry fast. For those of you that are not aware of what a dry fast is, a dry fast is three days or 72 consecutive hours without food or water. Interestingly enough, immediately her fast had successfully ended she had a very strange dream.

Here is what she dreamed. “Minister Ewing, I had this strange dream the night after I ended my dry fast. In my dream, I saw this gentleman that I know was dead in reality. This deceased person in my dream approached me and said that he had a set of key for me. I stared at him in amazement, not so much that I know him to be deceased but what was the set of key for. He then looks me square in the eye and said that the keys were for his store and that he wanted me to watch his store for him. Minister Ewing, I must admit that while it all seems strange in the dream for some reason I was happy about accepting his offer to watch over his store”. She went on to say that the entire scene in the dream was dark but not to the extent she could not see.

Now, to add a little more to this story, the original reason why my friend contacted me was for the mere fact that she was confused that even though she’d completed the dry fast successfully, absolutely nothing about her situation seems to have changed. In fact, she said that she felt somewhat discouraged and depress because physically the spiritually attack against her was now manifesting in her body along with presenting unique challenges in her marriage.

Despite the fact that she was narrating this story to me, I was literally in awe, holding my mobile phone in my right hand simultaneously steering at it and wondering if she was cognizant of what she was saying to me and what she had allowed and ignorantly agreed to spiritually. At this point, I could not focus neither mentally digest what she was saying to me any further. So I interrupted her and asked her, “Are you aware of what you did in your dream?” She said, “What do you mean what I did?” I told her that I was surprised that she didn’t cancel and rebuke her dream based on the contents of her dream and also the many discussions we’ve had in regards to dreaming of deceased folks and the spiritual manipulation they represent. It was at this point that she truly came to the understanding of what she did.

Here it is, my friend made the wise decision of going on a 3-day dry fast in an effort to break demonic covenants that were causing problems to erupt in her life to the extent it was affecting her health. Only to me manipulated in her dream by a familiar spirit or otherwise known as a masquerading spirit pretending to be someone that is deceased that she’s familiar with of course to win her trust. Clearly, this masquerading spirit that was pretending to be her deceased friend was really the spirit that she originally challenged during the dry fast but was manipulated to re-establish the covenant with this spirit by accepting the keys from this spirit in her dream along with following the other instructions this spirit gave her. As a reminder, any contact with a deceased person in your dream symbolizes agreeing or covenanting with whatever it is that that spirit truly represents.
Therefore, if the masquerading spirit that’s pretending to be her deceased friend is a spirit of infirmity (sickness) then when she accepted the keys and everything else that represents agreement, she unknowingly agreed to. As a result, she’s now in the same position she originally went on the fast to rid herself of this, unfortunately, is a classic example of not being alert to the devil’s devices. Scripture cautions us in regards to the following, “Be sober, be vigilant; because of your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour” 1 Peter 5:8.

There are to key statements that should be noted in the above scripture and they are we must be sober and vigilant, which simply means that we must always be spiritually alert of Satan’s traps but more importantly, the scripture clearly says that our adversary the devil is walking about “LIKE A ROARING LION” seeking whom he may devour. So, in essence, our adversary is not a roaring lion, instead, he pretends to be a roaring lion. Now, doesn’t this mirrors his behavior in our dreams, where he imitates or impersonates deceased folks all in an effort to deceive and manipulate the dreamer to sow his evil seeds?

While we can all conclude that our adversary is extremely cunning and legalistic, his behavior is governed by spiritual laws that he must adhere to. Therefore, he preys on the spiritual ignorance and the lack of the spiritual laws that his victims are clearly depleted of to plant or secure his evil seeds for a later harvest. Satan and his human agents (witches & warlocks) invade and manipulate us in our dreams via the following spiritual law, “But while men slept his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat and went his way” Mathew 13:25. Again, the masquerading spirit secured the evil covenant with my friend in her dream and went his way. Now, my friend has to begin the process all over again to break the evil covenant she ignorantly agreed to in her dream.

I will say it again and again, and that is God has outfitted all human beings with the tool of dreaming. The idea is to allow the dreamer to see through their spiritual monitor which are their dreams, the things that are pending for their life or revealing the root cause of the mysteries going on in their lives but all from a spiritual perspective……. Please pay special attentions to your dreams.

Written By: Kevin L A Ewing

The God kind of peace

The peace that comes from God does not necessarily mean that all your needs have been met, trouble has ceased and everything is in its place in your life. Instead, the God kind of peace, is your decision to acknowledge God in all that's going on and as a result this will generate that peace from him that passes all understanding in the midst of your challenges.

The scripture says, God will keep us in perfect peace (the word perfect in the text means complete) "IF" our minds are stayed or focused on him, Isaiah 26:3. The word "if" which is a conjunction in the above scripture is clearly indicating that the peace of God is always available but it will depend on us to be focus on God and not what's going on around us in order to achieve this peace.

Say to yourself right now, "Lord you know that it is hard for me to keep my mind on you due to the overwhelming troubles coming at me and the many responsibilities that has encompassed me, aside from the enemies that has set themselves against me, Therefore I am asking you to assist me to remain focus on you and to see you in all that is happening around me all in an effort for me to be a candidate for your peace that passes all understanding that I so eagerly desire".

"Lord you've said in your word that "ALL" things work together for good to those that love you and to those that are called according to your will, Lord I believe I have met your qualifications in this regard, so therefore I expect that these seemingly impossible and overwhelming matters will work out for my good in the name of your son and my savior Jesus Christ. Amen!

Written By: Kevin L A Ewing

There is a spiritual discipline and protocol to your divine seasons

  On the way home today, I observed a few mango trees that were budding already, which of course indicates that mango season is approaching.

What really caught my attention was the fact that all of the mango trees that I saw today, were not located in the same area. In fact, they were miles apart from each other. The point I am attempting to get at here is simply this. Each mango tree, even though they are nowhere near each other, are all aware of its season and has already begun the process to produce in their season.

The only thing that was required from these trees, were to weather the elements and allow the ground in which they are planted to supply the nutrients so that when their season arrives it will be automatic for these trees to produce the fruit of mango.

As human beings, God has program us to experience certain seasons. However, just like the mango tree, our seasons are designed for us to produce certain fruits for a particular season, if we weather the elements (challenges of life) and stay grounded in the word.

Psalm 1:2-3, provides a classic illustration of this: "And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he does shall prosper".

Producing our fruit in the seasons assigned to us must follow a spiritual discipline and protocol according to the above scripture. The protocol starts by insisting that we meditate on the scriptures day and night. Not sometimes, not only when troubles arise, not only when we're asked by a Pastor or religious leader to read it. Instead we must take the initiative along with discipline to meditate on the Holy Bible DAY & NIGHT!!!!!!

The result of this discipline according to scripture; has compared us to a tree that is planted by the rivers of water. In other words, meditating on the word DAY & NIGHT becomes the resources that we need that will maintain and sustain us until our specific season comes.

The scripture further adds that he shall bring forth "HIS FRUIT IN HIS SEASON". Therefore, I am led to believe according to this scripture that NOT EVERYONE EXPERIENCES THE SAME SEASON AT THE SAME TIME! Each person during the course of their life span has particular seasons assigned to them by God and whatever this person does in their season according to the will of God MUST PROSPER, simply because it is their SEASON TO PROSPER! If folks would come to the understanding that this scripture is clearly stating that everyone has seasons assigned to them when they follow the spiritual discipline and protocol of Psalm 1. Then, they would not allow the spirit of jealousy to invade their life and provoke them to be jealous of the seasons of others.

I don't know who is reading this post right now, but what I do know is that God has inspired me via his Holy Spirit at 2:55 AM Tuesday 2016, to let you know that your failure to meditate on his word DAY & NIGHT, has caused you to miss your seasons. In fact, he said to tell you that your lack of spiritual discipline in not meditating on his word day and night has cause you to seek a short cut in getting to your seasons. In so doing you've allowed so called prophets to mislead you by their false prophecies, asking you to sow financial seeds that will catapult you into your season. This of course has yet to come to pass and never will because it is not the spiritual protocol that will take you into your seasons of fruit and prosperity.

God said to observe those that you know that have and are experiencing their seasons. The common denominator among them is their commitment to his word. God said to tell you that it is his word that conditions you for the seasons he's specifically design for you. To reject or ignore his command to meditate on his word day and night is equivalent to a fruit tree pulling up its roots and decides to reside in a desert place and foolishly anticipating to produce fruit when the season for it to produce arrives.

The word of the lord to whomever is reading this: discipline yourself by meditating on the scriptures day and night. It will be through this process that the spirit of the Lord will realign you to your divine seasons and cause things to turn around for you. Begin today by giving time to God's word.

Written By: Kevin L A Ewing

Self imposed curses

A self-imposed curse is where one speaks evil or negativity to their own demise. In reality statements such as "I am so broke", "Things never work out for me", "I am sick and tired" etc. are curses being brought on by oneself.

A self-imposed curse does two things, and they are:

1. Place the individual in a spiritual cage, meaning, they can see freedom and opportunities but they cannot participate in them.

2. It holds you back from arriving at your divine appointments. Meaning you've spoken against the will and purposes of God for your life. Such as, "They always pass me when it's promotion time" "Look like only things happen for the white man".

As you can see it was your own words against yourself that has placed you in the backward, delayed position you've found yourself in. Opportunities has fled you as a result of the power of your words against yourself.

Let's look at the spiritual laws that governs this common behavior:

"A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth" Proverbs 13:2

"Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof" Proverbs 18:21

"Thou art snared (trapped) with the words of thy mouth, thou art taken (held captive) with the words of thy mouth" Proverbs 6:2.

My people are foolishly being destroyed because they insist on avoiding and rejecting available knowledge, Hosea 4:6

Written By: Kevin L A Ewing
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It is your gift and not you that will make room for you

Someone! Anyone! for your gift to make room for you, your gift must be on display for it to be recognized. Your gifts are the keys that will release you into your destiny!

God in his infinite wisdom has already conditioned the hearts, sight, and ears of others to search and give special attention to the gifts he has placed in you...... In fact, there is someone, a particular group, a specific organization that is in search of what you have to offer. Please hear me tonight; your wealth, that beautiful home, a better life for your kids, being debt free and whatever else is all wrapped up in that gift that has been lying dormant in you. Why not take this moment right now and say to the Lord. "Lord please reveal to me the gifts you've placed in me and position me at the right places at the right times to display my gifts to the right person or audience that will catapult me as to where you desire me to be at this particular point in my life, in the name of your son and my savior Jesus Christ. Amen!

Sometimes, we became lost and confused as it relates to God's purpose for our lives, that we neglect entirely or misuse the gifts he has invested in us. In such cases, we're unwillingly introduced to a period of hardship and life's difficulties all to get us not only back on the right course but more so for us to activate and display the gifts planted within us, for example. The loss of a job, the cut in your pay, the disappointment that relationship has brought you. The constant lack of funds are all sticks of opportunity poking you to exercise or begin operating in the gifts that God has provided you with which will automatically start the process of opening the right doors for your wealth and your time to shine. Please, it is imperative that we keep at the forefront of our minds and that is, it is our gifts and not ourselves that will make room for us according to Proverbs 18:16. Many have allowed pride and arrogance to intoxicate them to the extent that they have convinced themselves that it is themselves and not the gift that's creating opportunities for them. Nevertheless, there is a spiritual law that addresses this when folks fall into this category. The law says, "Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall" Proverbs 16:18

I don't know who you are or where you are at this point in your life, however, what I do know is that the assigned folks that God has commissioned to promote and elevate you can only do so when you decide to step out on your God given gifts and talents...... Every gift from God has been accompanied by his hand-picked group (saved and unsaved folks) who may have zero idea of who you are or you knowing who they are but in any event, they have been unknowingly spiritually commissioned and program to identify that unique gift in you all to advance you. In other words, they're looking and seeking for you and don't even realize it... Wow!

You’re in a financial dilemma because you're not using your gift, you feel as if you're going nowhere in life, simply because you insist on not using your gift. You're not advancing in ministry because you're too busy imitating your pastor instead of exercising your GOD GIVEN GIFT!

The bottom line is this, my friend. Your opportunities, favor, financial blessings, dream home, dream car, your kids' school tuition, the right connections to advance you to the right people and the right places are all locked away in a spiritual vault waiting on the keys which are your God given gifts! So, at the end of the day, you cannot blame anyone but yourself if you continue to not activate your gifts which God has given you to assist and bless others while advancing you at the same time.

The Lord said to remind his people, "IT IS YOUR GIFT THAT HE HAS PROMISED WILL MAKE ROOM FOR YOU AND NOT YOU!" Proverbs 18:16.

Written By: Kevin LA Ewing