Destroying the Satanic purpose of political correctness
Political correctness has a purpose—a Satanic purpose. I saw the roots of PC in Berkeley. I watched as Political Science professors at the University of California twisted history, used hipness and coolness to shame young minds into hating America and Israel.
Otherwise intelligent students woke up willing to fight the Constitution and our Bill of Rights. All the while, they believed, they were the freedom fighters.
PC a picks a justifiable outrage—seizes the idealism and impulsiveness of youth—then offers a cure worse than the disease. Margaret Thatcher said, “To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukemia with leeches.”
Socialism is politically correct among youth right now. To apply it to our economy would kill the patient. PC never knows how it is going to pay for itself. Students cry for free college—and free everything—without considering that seizing all of the assets of the rich would pay for less than seven days of their agenda. What will they do next week?
PC uses name-calling to kill free exchange of ideas and open dialogue. If you disagree with what is correct it is because you are racist, sexist, or get this—specieist! (Specieist is when you believe humans are more valuable than animals.)
PC wants to completely control you but it cannot control itself. It begins nobly, protecting battered women, but ends up suspending a 4 year old boy for sexual assault who wrote a love note to a little girl. In its fever to get rid of guns it suspends a 6 year old for biting a pop tart into the shape of a gun. (I am not kidding you.)
Here’s 8 examples of political correctness gone mad.
- The BBC has dropped the use of the terms Before Christ (BC) and Anno Domini (AD) on one of their programs and decided that the terms ‘Before Common Era’ / ‘Common Era’ are more appropriate
- The European Parliament introduced proposals to outlaw titles stating marital status such as ‘Miss’ and ‘Mrs’ so as not to cause offence. It also meant that ‘Madame’ and ‘Mademoiselle’, ‘Frau’ and ‘Fraulein’ and ‘Senora’ and ‘Senorita’ would be banned.
- Throughout several US councils and organizations, any terms using the word ‘man’ as a prefix or suffix have been ruled as not being politically correct. ‘Manhole’ is now referred to as a ‘utility’ or ‘maintenance’ hole.
- Loveable cartoon rogue Dennis the Menace has been given a politically correct make over. BBC chiefs decided to take away his edge in the remake. Gone are his bombs, catapult, water pistol and pea shooter – and in their place is a simple boyish grin.
- A school in Seattle renamed its Easter eggs ‘spring spheres’ to avoid causing offence to people who did not celebrate Easter.
- A UK council has banned the term ‘brainstorming’ – and replaced it with ‘thought showers’, as local lawmakers thought the term may offend epileptics.
- A UK recruiter was stunned when her job advert for ‘reliable’ and ‘hard-working’ applicants was rejected by the job center as it could be offensive to unreliable and lazy people.
- In 2007, Santa Clauses in Sydney, Australia, were banned from saying ‘Ho Ho Ho’. Their employer, the recruitment firm Westaff (that supplies hundreds of Santas across Australia), allegedly told all trainees that ‘ho ho ho’ could frighten children, and be derogatory to women. Why ? Because ‘Ho Ho Ho’ is too close to the American (not Australian, mind you) slang for prostitute.
But it gets even worse…PC wants to abolish all opposing views. Sandra Korn, a senior who writes a column for the Harvard Crimson newspaper, thinks radical leftism is the only permissible political philosophy, and the First Amendment only hinders colleges from brainwashing students with her viewpoint.
“Let’s give up on academic freedom in favor of justice,” states the subtitle of her Feb. 18 column, in which she insists Harvard stop guaranteeing students and professors the right to hold controversial views and conduct research putting liberalism in a negative light. “If our university community opposes racism, sexism, and heterosexism, why should we put up with research that counters our goals?” Korn asks.”
Rush Limbaugh said, “This is not parody,”. This woman, Sandra Korn, is real, and she’s serious that free speech needs to be abridged because it is threatening liberalism. It means that liberalism cannot hold up to scrutiny. It cannot withstand a challenge. If liberalism were infallible, if liberalism were so powerful and automatic, they would welcome challenges to it – and they would welcome the attempt to persuade and to convert. But instead they’re threatened by it.” Keep this in mind for what I will say later.
Satan’s real intention cannot be achieved unless he gets PC into the pulpit…and he has. He convinced celebrity pastors that the Gospel was politically incorrect. He told them that they could make inroads into our culture if they went PC. This is how we came to the following strange condition:
-The grace teaching that justified helping Hitler in the German Church—is used today to justify silence about Obama.
-50% of all American pastors today would have opposed the Declaration of Independence because of their view that we are to respect authority no matter what.
So what was the end game? Instead of being liked we are hated, instead of being effective we have presented a Gospel that is weakens the already saved and turns off the unchurched.
How do we destroy Satan’s plan for PC?
1. Don’t worry about offending people. We are the culture of the easily offended. Nothing is holding back revival more that preachers who are afraid to offend people. If you know you love a person… that is all that matters. You cannot let them tell you what love looks like…just speak the truth in love.
Limbaugh gave us a clue with these words: “If liberalism were infallible, if liberalism were so powerful and automatic, they would welcome challenges to it – and they would welcome the attempt to persuade and to convert.”
Tell the truth no matter who is offended. PC falls apart in the presence of logic and common sense. The Gospel—the real Gospel is the best thing that ever happened to the human race. It is so potent that any effort to make it more acceptable only takes away from its power.
PC relies on intimidation. Once you no longer fear the labels they will put on you—you will be free to speak with power and expose the lunacy of most politically correct arguments.
2. Trust in the power of the Gospel! People do not need to be sold on the Gospel—it does not need an agent or a marketing plan. Present it plainly and then get out of its way. Watch the Holy Spirit confirm the Gospel.
Woodrow Wilson said, “the proof the Gospel is divine is the preaching it has survived.” Don’t make the Holy Spirit survive your preaching but crown your obedience with power. How odd that we find ourselves having to say: Man of God: Tell the truth.
3. Stand up to stupid political correct laws. When we speak up to teachers, principals and politicians they buckle. Most of them instituted these dumb laws because they were intimidated by a loon who was offended. Pastors owe it to the sheep—parents owe it to their children—Americans owe it to their country to stand up and reject regulations and restrictions based on offended stupidity.
Why American Pastors will not unify against Obama. Here’s what would happen if they did.
By Mario Murillo
Every day someone asks me “Mario, we hear your message warning America but what can we do?” Here is something so doable—it is a vexation of epic proportions that we do not do it. You deserve to know why we will not do it.
We have 500,000 ministers in America who—if they spoke out as one voice—could reverse our moral landslide in 72 hours. Think of that! We could end the insanity of the White House before the weekend.
Every Sunday they speak to the largest voting bloc in America: 40+ Million. They have a captive audience. They could do it—without even being political—just by being Biblical.
Half a million pulpits thundering truth at the same time would be the death of the secular progressive agenda. Waking up the sleeping giant and arming them with truth would cut off the air supply of the God-haters.
There is too much at stake for me to try to save reputation and avoid controversy. Let me say it plainly: It is time for a non-violent revolution; a firewall against the onslaught of evil. This is the only way this nation will be spared.
Satan has done a number on our Christian colleges, seminaries and denominations. The enemy has sent a neutralizing counterfeit in the seeker model. He has used fear to paralyze prophetic preaching. He has used false doctrine to deceive many into immorality. He has used seduction to create widespread compromise.
No way will I be like Elijah did in the cave. I don’t believe I am the only one left—there are thousands of true men and women of God in our nation who are faithfully preaching the word and opposing the godless agenda. However, there are not nearly enough and time is running out.
It is a hair-pulling irony that the greatest threat America has ever face is also the most curable threat. So why won’t they unify against Obama? Here are the reasons listed in order of importance.
Fear of losing non-profit status. In the 1950’s, Lyndon Johnson caused the church to make a deal with the devil. The deal is known as the 501C3 designation. Frustrated by pastors who were telling their people not to vote for him, Johnson introduced legislation that silenced the church. In exchange for IRS status, churches agreed not to endorse political candidates. The church did not need this designation because they were already tax exempt in the Constitution.
It makes no sense to say you fear losing your status. Unless we speak out, churches will be illegal. What use will your nonprofit status be to you when you are an underground church?
Lifestyle: 50% of all preachers who were polled said that if there was another way for them to make money they would leave the ministry. That means that for many preachers the ministry is just a paycheck.
If speaking out against Obama will cost them tithers, if standing for marriage and the unborn will offend some, they will not risk losing their lifestyle.
Racism: In a spirit-filled church, during the memorial to the Gospel legend Andrae Crouch—who did more than anyone before him to cross racial lines with Gospel music—Stevie Wonder said, “The only reason that people have rejected Obama’s policies of inclusion is because he is black.”
Not only was this breathtakingly inappropriate—think about what he is saying: If you disagree with Obama you are racist—and that statement, my friend, is truly racist.
Ignorance of Scripture: Preachers today do not know the Bible. Many no longer believe it is the inspired Word of God. They say nothing about hell, The Cross, The Blood or the Second Coming of Christ. They get their sermons from motivational speakers and secular music lyrics. They do not pray and search the scriptures. They search for buzz words.
They cannot protect the flock of God from atheists and secular humanists because they have no ammunition from the Word of God.
Ignorance of America and revival: Many do not value revival because they do not know how God worked in our history. They do not understand that past moral awakenings have rescued the United States from certain doom. Ignorance of revival is why they do not see it is life and death.
Apathy: Two extremes create apathy; one is self-sufficiency and the other is total discouragement. When ministers have too much or too little, they say, “What is the use in trying anymore?” One has given up because they don’t need the drama. The other has given up because they believe it is hopeless.
Even though the causes are totally opposite, the result is the same: A nation dies because leaders cannot muster the necessary outrage to take appropriate action.
Competition: Many preachers do not see their fellow ministers as brothers in arms. They see them as competition. They see them as predators of their people. Wanting the biggest church has blinded them to the fact that we are all in the same army; that we are on the same side. Some preachers actually relish the idea that their competitor is losing members and suffering loss.
Make no mistake. I am not anti-church and I am especially not anti-pastor. I am loyal to my fellow preachers. I am committed to the local church…but we must unify and speak out.
Millions of American Christians need marching orders not another breathy chat about how special they are. If you really believed they were special you would equip them for special ops!
So here is the bottom line: If the guilty parties refuse to repent of all of these excuses— it will cost us the nation.
Yes we can wipe out the insanity of the White House in no time if we would stand together. If we do not, we will be remembered as the worst preachers in American History.
“But at night an angel of the Lord opened the prison doors and brought them out, and said, ‘Go, stand in the temple and speak to the people all the words of this life.’”- Acts 5:19, 20.
“A muddied spring or a polluted well— that’s what a righteous person is who compromises with the wicked.” Proverbs 25:26
“That they all may be one, as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me.” John 17:21
“Therefore, since we have such hope, we use great boldness of speech.” 2 Corinthians 3: 12
“Again I say to you that if two of you agree on earth concerning anything that they ask, it will be done for them by My Father in heaven. 20 For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.” Matthew 18:19,20
END TIME VALUES
By David Wilkerson
God is doing a secret work in our day. He is raising up a hungry people who are growing more and more dissatisfied with the fleshly, worldly system as it now exists—even in the church.
These God-hungry people are saying among themselves, “This is not it. There is something more. The bigness and the sensationalism of it all has left us empty and dry. We want more. More than entertainment. More than big, showy buildings. More than a shallow celebrity gospel. We want deeper values. We want to see Jesus. We want spotless robes of righteousness. We want to go back to doing things in total dependence on God.”
I see it all over the nation today — disillusioned Christians searching for reality. The people in the pew are beginning to fast and pray. They are the ones who now weep between the porch and the altar. And, they are crying out for more depth and more of eternal values from the pulpit. If the minister of their church goes on in some egocentric way, pursuing expensive dreams, they will go out looking for a place where their deepest spiritual needs will be met.
I know it to be a fact that numerous ministers share my own desperate hunger for a deeper work of God in the church and ministry today. There seems to be a secret underground network of men of God who are stripping themselves down, humbling themselves, and getting back into the secret closet of prayer. Recently I have met a number of ministers, of various denominations, who are praying up to 6 and 8 hours a day. They are fasting. Some of these dear men of God grieve over conditions in the church today. God is revealing to all praying people that a glorious new work of the Spirit is about to break forth. God is going to shake everything that can be shaken. He will tear down the old political, backslidden, ecclesiastical system. He will disown the formal, super-church structure. He will chase out of His presence all who are engaging in self-promoting ministries.
Be honest, saints of God. Are you really satisfied with the religious system today, and especially in your church? Some are. But most are not getting their needs met. I believe we have gotten off the track of true spirituality. The spiritual leanness of so many Christians today is a direct result of getting into the flesh — trying to do kingdom work in our own power, with worldly methods. Our values are becoming perverted.
Shame on us! We are substituting temporal values for eternal ones. We have evangelists and teachers who specialize in telling believers how much God owes them. Material blessings are magnified, spiritual ones minimized. According to some, it is our right to be rich, successful, and immune to all pain.
These teachers point to themselves as examples of prosperity. “Look at me,” it is said, “I have proved the promises. I live well. I am never sick — I have no unpaid bills. I drive the best cars. I live in the finest home. It works for me, so believe as I do and you can have what I have.”
Eyes As a Flame of Fire
Beloved, how much of that teaching will stand up before the judgment seat of Christ? There is a growing inner knowledge in me that most of our modern, self-centered teaching is going to be consumed before the flaming eyes of the Son of God.
John, in his vision of the Son of God, saw an awesome sight.
“…his head and his hair were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire…” (Rev. 1:14).
John goes on to say,
“…I fell at his feet as dead…” (v.17).
Will any of us, as teachers and evangelists, be able to stand before those piercing eyes of flaming fire? Can any Christian look Him in the eyes? No ego can withstand His gaze. No self-centered dreams can go unexposed. All secret sin will be exposed as a terrible abomination in His sight.
All the things we have accumulated will burn. All the great works we have done for Him, with such zeal and sweat, will they also burn?
How important is what you are doing to God’s kingdom? God can give you the desire of your heart, but send leanness to your soul. God assisted Israel in their desire to have a king. But He later disciplined them for their selfish motives.
Are you in some kind of competitive race? Are you doing things for God just to keep up with others? In eternity, looking back—how really necessary will it all be then?
Children of God, what is the good of what you and I are doing? Do we have motives based on eternal values? If we truly believe the end of all things is upon us, what should we be doing about purging our values? What is it going to take to wake us up and get us out of the drift toward ease and comfort?
I confess to you that it has taken years for me to live only for eternal values. I grieve when I think back of the time and money I wasted trying to build something tangible for God. I wanted something people could see. How important I thought those buildings were to God’s kingdom. I convinced myself, “God deserves the best.” He does—but not in bricks, mortar, and steel—He deserves the best of our time and yieldedness. Thank God for the day the Spirit revealed to me how shallow my values were! I spent 20 years planning programs, building buildings, running all over the world trying to show God how important to His kingdom I was. All the while my reputation grew as a minister of faith and vision. Yet, after each new project, I felt a letdown. No sooner was one building finished, and I was already planning another. I was an idea-man for God. I had more ideas than any preacher in America. Ideas on how to evangelize. How to organize New Testament programs. The programs and ideas were successful enough to entrap me and keep me on the treadmill of busy-ness.
But all along my heart yearned for more. I knew the blessing was not in building. Not in some well-planned scheme to reach the lost. Not in bigness, and not in activity. I discovered the hard way, that the glory of God, the peace and joy of the Spirit, was in being stripped down, emptied, and made totally weak. God had to expose all my values. He turned His flaming eyes on my soul and showed me I had better reject my old way of doing things, or be lost in a maze of self-imposed activity.
Now, my greatest joy is waiting upon Him for direction. I have made time to be alone with Him, and have prepared my soul to abide in His quiet presence. He is letting me sense what the Spirit is saying to this generation. The more He empties me, the more He fills me with a desire to depend only on Him for everything. I see now that all along the Lord was waiting for me to lay down all my plans, all my ambitions, and be given over to Him as a bondslave. The sweat is now gone – the pressure is off. He is recreating all my values.
The Final Shaking
What will happen when God begins to shake everything that can be shaken? When all false values tumble and earthly dreams and plans lose their meaning?
Sadly, many of God’s children are going to end up bewildered and confused. As the world moves into the era of economic collapse – when persecution falls even upon civilized nations – when governments are convulsing and tottering on the brink of total collapse — how many Christians will survive the test?
A lot of God’s people are going to wonder where they are. Ministers who are caught up in the trap of human vision will leave the ministry confused, all their work to no avail. Multitudes will be asking, “What’s it all about? What’s happening? What does the future hold? Where are we? Who can tell us the mind of God?”
We are now moving swiftly into what we know as the end time. We had better be in possession of a heavenly vision of holiness and humility. The testing time is coming down upon us with lightning speed. It is going to take more than a doctrine or a particular teaching to see us through. We are going to have to really know the Lord in His fullness. We had better have our eyes on eternal values. Only spiritual things are going to remain. Only spiritual people will understand what is happening and not faint. We must be linked up with the mind of the Spirit so we will not be thrown by the radical changes that are coming. We must bring ourselves, to the place we have nothing to lose. We need to walk away from all the junk in our lives — we are going to lose it all anyhow.
How much of God do you possess in this final hour of disintegration and fear? How earthly are you? How transitory are your desires? Have your values been sifted and purged by the Spirit of almighty God? How much of the world interests you — how much time is consumed in chasing after things that don’t matter now?
You will know when the Spirit is calling you out of the shallow Christianity about you. You will know when the Lord is wanting to touch you in a supernatural way. You will know when He is calling you out of the ordinary. He will stir your nest. An unexplainable divine restlessness will come upon you. You will become disinterested in what you have been doing. All your successes will leave you feeling empty and unfulfilled. Nothing that you have or do will meet the need in you for reality. You will sense that a very deep need in you has not yet been met — questions that have never been answered. A shadow of dissatisfaction will be cast over your entire life.
That is a mark of God’s dealing with you in a supernatural way, trying to get you to turn loose of all that you hold dear. It is His way of showing you that your needs are really spiritual and not physical.
You will feel His magnetic pull back to prayer — back to spiritual hunger, to broken-ness and self-emptying. Soon, you will be touching those satisfying eternal values and your soul will cry out, “This is what I’ve been wanting all along. He has taken away the earthly and replaced it with the spiritual.”
Saints, the key word is hunger. He has promised to fill the hungry heart. I have never been so hungry for God. That hunger almost overwhelms me at times. Every waking hour my heart reaches out to Him. Because His thoughts are always on my mind, the things of the world have lost their value. I see things as Paul did — nothing but the dung of this world. I am becoming a nobody—it feels so good.
Do you also sense this call to a deeper walk with God? Is your soul hungry for more of the Spirit in your life? If so, end the civil war in you — by yielding everything you have to the Master. The misery goes the very moment you surrender all to Him. You can know true peace and happiness the moment you quit trying to be somebody. Want nothing but Jesus, and your life will take on a new meaning.
Don’t Waste Another Hour
My greatest grief is that it took so long for me to get out of God’s way. I wasted years doing things simply out of compassion. I was spiritually blind, not knowing that God must clearly direct every step I take. I had an international pulpit — preaching to thousands — with crowded altars. Thank God He showed me there was much more. The numbers and the crowds meant nothing. I wanted to see people get deeper into the Lord. I wanted nothing more to do with shallow decisions. God had to totally change my way of thinking, and now, like Gideon, I know that big is not always best.
Don’t let it happen to you. Take stock of your life and values. Shut yourself up with God alone in the secret closet. Pray diligently for spiritual hunger. Ask God to give you a spirit of sorrow for wasting so much time. Pray for a greater desire for His Word. Pray for a broken heart. Pray for a purging and a purifying work in your life. Then get ready to be cast into the fire of testing.
“…I will purge the sons of Levi…” (Mal. 3:3)
I can tell you it’s worth it! The purging will not seem joyous, but rather grievous. But you will soon glorify the Lord for the results in your life. All the anxiety will be gone. All worldly ambition will die. Your spiritual eyes will be opened to truth. The Spirit will give you revelation knowledge. You will exchange the riches of this world for the true riches of Christ Jesus. You will wake up each morning with an over-flowing joy. Your soul will cry out “I found what my soul has been longing for. Rest–beautiful rest in my Lord.”
You can then say with David, the Psalmist — “In his presence is there is fullness of joy; at his right hand there are pleasures forevermore…” (Ps.16:11).
“…for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ So then everyone of us shall give an account of himself to God…”(Rom. 14:10-12).
“…The end of all things is at hand; be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer…” (I Pet. 4:7).
“… The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light…” (Rom. 13:12).
“For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ. Now if any man build, upon this foundation gold stones, wood, hay, stubble; every man’s work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man’s work of what sort it is. If any man’s work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward. If any man’s work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire…” (I Cor. 3: 11-15).
He is at war with us.
By Mario Murillo
This article is not about Obama. He is mentioned in it. He is accused in it—he is the villain of it—but it is not about him. This article is about you and me. It is about facing the most horrible fact—we have had to face—since the Civil War.
The man who occupies the White House is at war with us. He is not at war against ISIS. He is not at war against black poverty. He is not at war against unemployment. He is not at war against anything that threatens you. He is at war with you.
The man who has the most power over Americans is actively working to destroy Americans. That is a bitter pill to swallow—but swallow it we must.
But how do I convince you that he is at war against us? I struggled with this for a long time. Then I found an analogy that explains Obama’s destructive style. He acts like a man that has murdered his wife and is trying to cover it up.
The husband is always the first suspect—no matter what. Detectives use a different set of eyes than you and I. The adoring faithful husband is defended by family, friends and neighbors. He has the perfect alibi. He has no history of violence.
However, the police will not rule him out if he begins to act strangely. Say, he shows little sense of loss. He talks more about himself than he does his dead wife. If she is missing, he seems to be going through the motions of trying to find her.
Obama’s reaction to the mass murder in Paris is a perfect example. It is the same, tired, brain-numbing non response to terror. He is sorry, but not really. He keeps up the appearance of a caring husband who—having done away with his wife—feigns sorrow. He has done this after every terror attack.
Sherlock Holmes said, “How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?” When you eliminate the impossible about Obama here is what is left: He is motivated by hate. He hates America. He hates Christianity. He hates Israel.
All of his policies carry this one universal criterion: How much it will damage the people I hate. Use that formula and all of the lights will suddenly go on. He blocks energy independence, a secure border, a jobs program or anything else that would better our lives.
His foreign, environmental, economic, immigration, and educational, policies fail by design—not incompetence. He ruined our healthcare; enflames racial division; foments student unrest, and endangers the lives of police officers by design.
He bullies Israel but gives billions to her mortal enemies.
Here is what is really chilling: Even after it was proven that the killers in Paris were Syrian refugees, he will still force us to take in 100,000 Syrian refugees. Is he actually working toward terrorism here at home?
His zeal to end America Israel and Christianity is so great—I seriously believe he would wreak havoc—declare martial law, stay in office beyond his current term—to finish the job.
If you are a true Christian and you want to stop Obama…then stop doing these things:
1.Stop denying that he is at war against you and your children’s future. Face it! How can you do what Christ wants you to do against this evil if you will not admit the evil?
We cannot stop Obama unless we face the fact that he is at war with us. All God-fearing, freedom-loving people must unify against him. The unity and resolve required to stop him can come only after we face the ugly truth.
2. Quit saying all we need to do is pray. No one ever prayed like Jesus. No one ever understood prayer Like Jesus. No one valued prayer like Jesus. And yet, He did not just pray. He went forth in the power of the Spirit. He rebuked the king—He turned over the tables of the money changers and He verbally blistered the Pharisees. He did not just pray—He acted on His prayers.
Well,of course we need to pray. I intercede daily. But to say that all we should do is pray is a cop out. If you believe that the sole response to Obama should be prayer then you are doing a disservice—not only to America—but to prayer. Prayer always ends in acts of obedience.
In Acts 4:29 Peter prayed “Lord look on their threats and grant to your servants that with all boldness we may speak Your Word.” Try this the next time you pray—Ask for boldness and guidance. Ask to know your place in stopping the war on Israel, Christianity and everything that made America great. After you pray…you have to take a stand.
(Special note: I do not believe that the Sunday pulpit should be a constant flow of tirades against Obama. It should be well-placed and relevant to the instruction of the people. It should be done to inform believers about why we believe what we believe so they can answer the persecution of the culture. What I am saying is that it is odd if you do not know where your pastor stands on these issues.)
Your time, talent and money should not be going to the compromised church. Shift your support. Begin to strengthen the arm of those who are risking all to oppose this tyrant.
4. Stop abusing love. It is not hateful to oppose Obama—it is love. To be silent in face of hatred is hatred itself. When we remain silent we do not practice love; we hate God’s Word; we hate holiness; we hate truth; we hate sacrifice and courage.
Stop worrying about what millennials think. Stop worrying about our public persona. When the truth comes out a grateful generation will thank us for intervening against destruction.
5. Quit saying “I am not going to do anything because it won’t make any difference.” Revivals can be traced to a single person. Do not say that great movements cannot begin with small groups in unpromising circumstances. Indeed, that is exactly how all great movements have been born.
You have come to the kingdom for such a time as this. You cannot waste one more moment in fear or self-pity. God can take your simple prayer and willingness and add His amazing power and wisdom to your endeavors.
What if God has been waiting a hundred years for you to come along—discard fear and doubt—take up the sword of the Lord—and plunge it into the heart of darkness?
Preparing the Church for the Coming Storm
By Mario Murillo
Franklin Graham just said: “The Storm is coming.” When Obama refused to say that the 21 people who were beheaded were Christians we crossed into extremely dangerous territory. The president of the United States will look the other way as Islam persecutes Christianity.
David Wilkerson saw a coming storm of persecution and violence. He saw devastation in New York with fire and massive death and rampant immorality. Few believed him because at that time, unemployment was less than 5% and because Disney had just taken over the seedy areas of Times Square area and made it family oriented. All of his words have come to pass.
In 1998 he predicted a coming storm and explains why the church would not listen to warnings:
David Wilkerson: “The majority of churchgoers today soundly reject all prophetic warnings of a coming storm. Indeed, the American church today is the most blatant “feel good” church in all of history. But, like Israel, we’re only experiencing the calm before the storm!
Likewise today, Christians by the multiple thousands are casting off the yoke of Christ, tossing aside all limits and restrictions. This attitude is prevalent in many of the books and magazines you find in Christian bookstores. It’s almost as if our leaders are saying, “Relax! God isn’t hard. He’s our Daddy, we’re all his kids, and we’re meant to have a good time. Don’t let anyone disturb your fun!”
However, he also said God gives advance warning and provides protection.
“Moreover, God is faithful to speak in times of prosperity, just before the fury of his judgment strikes. While the storm clouds are still gathering, he raises up prophetic voices all over the land. And, according to scripture, whenever a sinful nation was prosperous and at peace, God told his prophets to warn that the good times soon would end: “…the Lord hath cried by the former prophets, when Jerusalem was inhabited and in prosperity…” (Zechariah 7:7).
Beloved, if we’re going to face the coming storm, then we need to be prepared so nothing disturbs our spirit. And the only way to do that is to spend time in the father’s presence, beholding his face. We have to be shut in with him – on our knees – until we’re thoroughly persuaded he’s at our right hand!
God is clearly telling us, “Don’t be moved or agitated by anything you see. Keep your eyes focused on me – and you’ll retain your joy!” And according to David, Jesus testified, “…thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance” (Acts 2:28).
We always have to keep in mind, God’s only purpose in lovingly calling us back to himself is to protect us in such times of storm. Yet often in biblical history, when he gave these warnings, the people refused to listen: “He sent prophets to them, to bring them again unto the Lord; and they testified against them: but they would not give ear” (2 Chronicles 24:19).
Almost always, God’s people grew weary of these warnings. This was especially true if a prophet cried out about a coming storm over a period of years, but the society only continued to be prosperous and at peace. Over time, the people simply switched off the prophet’s voice. They simply didn’t want to hear it anymore.”
In 1927 Smith Wigglesworth said a storm was coming that would cause many to fall away. This went against the grain of the roaring twenties giddiness and the heyday of Pentecostalism. He added that a remnant would know God as never before and who would practice extravagant asking.
So God means me to press you another step forward. Begin to believe on extravagant asking, believing that God is pleased when you ask large things.
Steve Hill saw vision of a coming storm that had the potential to destroy millions of Christians because of false teaching running rampant through the church.
Steve Hill: The Lord began to speak. I trembled. The fresh, new snow represented the false teaching that is steadily falling on the ears of the body of Christ. It has been, and is, a heavy snowfall. The skiers represented believers and non-believers, trusting the resort for a safe and memorable experience. As Christians, we have been warned to be sober and vigilant (1 Peter 5:8). However, the present, awe-inspiring teachings have lulled many into a deeper sleep.
The layers upon layers of snow have been steadily covering the solid traditional truth of Christ. The truth is that foolish teaching in these days will become so fashionable even the most dedicated believer could become deceived (Matt. 24:24). It’s happening before our eyes. One spiritual leader said the other day: “You guys are old-fashioned ‘holiness,’ we are modern day ‘grace.’ You live in bondage while we can do anything we want.”
Pastors and teachers worldwide have succumbed to heretical teachings including universal reconciliation, deification of man, challenging the validity of the Word of God including His judgments, and even lifting any boundaries, claiming His amazing grace is actually “amazing freedom.” You are free to live according to your own desires. Sound familiar? “They had no king and did what was right in their own eyes” (Judges 17:6). These popular self-proclaimed ministers of the gospel are covering the “slopes” and will be held accountable for the spiritual death of millions.
Kenneth Hagin: I looked at the scroll again, and again I looked to see what I had read about. I saw the skyline of a large city. Looking closer, I saw the skyscrapers were burned-out hulls. Portions of the city lay in ruins. It was not written that just one city would be destroyed, burned, and in ruins, but that there would be many such cities.
America’s Last Call
The scroll was written in the first person, and seemed as if Jesus Himself were speaking. I read, “America is receiving her last call. Some nations already have received their last call and never will receive another.”
Then, in larger print it said, “THE TIME OF THE END OF ALL THINGS IS AT HAND.” This statement was repeated four or five times. Jesus also said this was the last great revival. He went on to say, “All the gifts of the Spirit will be in operation in the Church in these last days, and the Church will do greater things than even the Early Church did. It will have greater power, signs, and wonders than were recorded in the Acts of the Apostles.”
Smith Wigglesworth: We have to see that these days have to come before the Lord can come. There has to be a falling away. I want to speak to you very exactly. All the people which are pressing into and getting ready for this glorious attained place where they shall not be found naked, where they shall be blameless, where they shall be immovable, where they shall be purified by the power of the Word of God, have within them a consciousness of the very presence of God within, changing their very nature and preparing them for a greater thing, and causing them to be ready for translation.
This is the day of purifying. This is the day of holiness. This is the day of separation. This is the day of waking. O God, let us wake today! Let the inner spirit wake into consciousness that God is calling us.
There are in the world two classes of believers. There are believers which are disobedient, or I ought to say there are children which are saved by the power of God which are disobedient children. And there are children which are just the same saved by the power of God who all the time are longing to be more obedient.
Up to this present time the Lord’s word is for us, “Hitherto ye have asked nothing.” Surely you people that have been asking great things from God for a long time would be amazed if you entered into it with clear knowledge that it is the Master, it is Jesus, who has such knowledge of the mightiness of the power of the Father, of the joint union with Him, that nothing is impossible for you to ask. Surely it is He only Who could say “Hitherto you have asked nothing.”
Oral Roberts was warning us about people who go to church only for themselves and of preachers who care nothing about reaching the world for Christ. How can we deny that this is true? We have reached the point where so many Christians are unteachable and Pastors are oblivious to the great commission.
Now let’s put all of these words together and allow God to show us what we are to do to be strong, to be effective and most of all not to be deceived by the storm that is upon us now.
David Wilkerson was trying to teach us that as God’s remnant in a storm of deception, violence and persecution we can be safe; we can even thrive.
Steve Hill placed a great deal of emphasis on the massive amount of false teaching that would rob the church of her preparation, blind her to the right choices she should make, and leave her vulnerable so that she alongside of the world is destroyed. But he also provided the hope that repentance and true submission to God would provide a shelter from the storm.
Kenneth Hagin was warning us that America had a final call. I believe we are at that call right now. He saw buildings burning and cities inundated by the judgment of God. However he also offered great hope that the people of God would even do greater things than the apostles did in the book of Acts.
Now listen with all of your heart, with all of your might and with zero distractions. This storm will damage every compromised carnal Christian. Jesus was calling the foolish man who built his house on the sand someone who had heard the words of Christ but would not do them. That is the key right now. All of these warnings are for Christians.
So what do you do to be prepared for this storm? What steps do we take to obey the words of warning that come to us first from the Bible and then from the prophets of God? Distilling the common threads that run through these four men’s prophecies I found these steps:
- Stop being stupid. Stop following preachers that are weakening you, using you, and denying the coming storm. Get out of the churches that look like nightclubs. Get away from the seductive teaching that denies hell, the blood of Christ, the inerrancy of the Bible and the urgency of the great commission. Don’t follow their teaching. For heaven’s sake do not give them any money. Do not fellowship with believers who condone drunkenness or immorality. This compromised Christianity is precisely the house built on the sand that the storm will destroy.
- Press into God. The common thread that runs through the messages of these 4 prophets is a call to intimacy with God, and that the result of that intimacy would be a special grace and power to live through anything in the last days.
Each one of them referenced a secret place in God that was available to us that would create a force field of peace and joy and boldness that would serve to deflect every lie, every threat, and every attack.
Every one of them spoke of a level of power that would be revealed to the last breed of Christian on the earth. They describe a time of great extremes where wickedness and righteousness would ripen together.
Those who choose to press into God will embody a faith that cannot be shaken by any threat or headline. They will have a presence of God continually on their life. Not just some of the time but all of the time. Disasters will go around them and regardless of how cataclysmic the events of the world become they will be conveyed safely into the kingdom of God.
- Enter the era of the extravagant asking. Wigglesworth’s reference to extravagant asking is a key to the final revival in the history of the world. He quoted Jesus who said “hitherto you have asked nothing, ask what you will and my father will give it to you that your joy may be full.” All of the prophets hold out a hope for America. They are trying to sober us up so that we can ask God to spare our nation. We do not have to have the fires, riots and the judgment that is well deserved.
We can ask and receive resources beyond anything we’ve ever seen before. We can preach with devastating conviction, conviction that can pierce the most heinous sins of our time. We can ask and receive signs and wonders that exceed what the apostles saw. We can watch God fill the coffers of anointed ministries beyond anything we can imagine or have ever seen before.
Finally: Truly God’s word is this, “I set before you life and death.” You can walk away from this message and continue the denial that pervades the church but I promise you this storm is coming. You can choose life, not just any life but the greatest life that God has offered any generation.
How could 3 days in Branson possibly change America? We are not alone in the conviction that it can and will happen. On December 3, 4& 6th the Branson Outbreak—will not only continue—it will reach nation changing glory. Hundreds have been healed. Let us present to you two that need to be told everywhere!
She entered the doctor’s office in physical agony from head to toe. She had so many different ailments she said, “My doctor didn’t know what to treat first.” I had been diagnosed with severe arthritis, bulging disks, and many other maladies in my body.”
Then, when it looked like it could not get worse—it did. “On February 15, 2015 my life took a drastic change. While standing at church, I cried out in severe pain. Two men carried me to the car—with me screaming very loudly.”
She spent the next 13 days in the hospital and then began 8 months in a wheelchair. At her next visit to her doctor she was given two drastic injections to help her deal with the hellish pain. Her doctor told her, “I rarely have ever had to do this.”
Then one of her friends told her about the Branson Outbreak. “A good friend said she would pick me up and take me to the Mario Murillo Awakening service.” This was the first of three meetings she would attend in her wheelchair.
Then on Friday Night October 16th everything changed. Mario Murillo asked that Mary be brought to the front. “Mario called me to the front and his first words to me were, “What a Christmas you are going to have!”
Here is how she describes what happened next:
“Mario stated that Jesus was healing me of 15 diseases in my body, including my neck, shoulders, arms, hands, and back. Then he asked the usher to put her hand on my back. When she put her hand on my lower back, my bulging disks were going back into place.
The shock came when he told me my abdomen, liver, and blood was being healed as well. I had gone to my primary care doctor about a month before this happened and forgot about the tests.
She had run almost every blood test imaginable. On my next visit with her, she stated my bone marrow was not making enough red or white, especially white which were low. She also told me the tests showed I had multiple myeloma which now explains the extreme pain in my right leg, hip, and back.”
She said she felt power surge through her body. Every trace of pain vanished. She walked freely. Nothing hurt!
She immediately returned to her doctor and asked for a new set of tests on “everything.” After her test results came back her doctor wrote her a letter to verify the healing. Here are the doctor’s very words: “Praise the Lord’ your bone marrow is now producing good blood cells and that the multiple myeloma is gone.”
This is not the end of the story. Listen to what she says happened next: “Mario’s words, ‘What a Christmas you are going to have’ were enlarged on Sunday October 18, 2015. Mario called out Harold (her husband) and told him that that he was a kind man, and that Jesus was healing his heart and knees. Mario stated that Harold had 4 heart attacks and I have seen Harold clutch his heart area on at least three different occasions. Getting out of a chair was almost impossible for him.”
Now Harold almost jumps out of his chair and I walk standing straight! What an AWESOME God we serve.” -Mary Heird
America is in desperate need of a good Christmas. Mary’s healing—and all of the amazing things happening in Branson—are a message of love that Jesus has not given up on America.
Branson celebrates the Birth of Christ like few places on earth. It is saturated with lights, trees, festive shows for the whole family—not to mention the good cheer you will encounter on all of the streets.
We-the staff family at Mario Murillo Ministries—give all of the Glory to Jesus Christ for the multitudes that have been saved and healed in Branson.
Now read about the other healing that happened in Branson…
When one relates a miracle—it’s wise to remember—we live in a day where we are flooded with “reports” of healings. So much is sensationalized today; it actually has the opposite of its intended effect—it does not build faith…it casts doubt.
The report we are about to relate to you is real. Vernette’s miracle is a wonderful fact. But—far beyond just a healing—this points out the staggering significance of what is currently happening in Branson. Miracles—though wonderful—can be hollow manifestations unless you see their larger purpose. At the end of this report we intend to put an emphatic bottom line on this miracle.
To present this testimony to you, we will employ a new format. We will present Vernette’s own words—she wrote in a letter to Mario detailing her condition before her healing—interspersed with the actual words of knowledge Mario spoke to her at the point of her healing. We give Jesus Christ all the glory for this miracle.
Mario: “You need a dramatic healing. One big reason is that you cannot afford the cost of your medication.”
From Vernette’s letter: “Here is a synopsis of conditions in my life prior to last night: One of the first things that Holy Spirit spoke through Mario had to do with finances and prescriptions. Toward the end of 2014 my insulin went from $43 to over $800 so I could no longer afford meds.”
Mario: “You have diabetes. The medicine you are taking is damaging your body.”
From Vernette’s letter: “In 1995 I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. I discovered much later that Insulin is not even needed for Type 2 and can be controlled with diet and exercise. As a result it began to destroy my body.”
Mario: “You also have a heart condition.”
Vernette: “In 2013, during a trip to ER I was experiencing an irregular heartbeat. Recently, I began to experience shooting pain in my left chest area and down my arm continuing into my left abdomen.”
Mario: “You have severe pain in both your feet from neuropathy.”
Vernette: “At this point I’d been suffering for some time from neuropathy pain in my feet. Dark spots began to appear on my legs from improper blood flow due to diabetes.”
Mario: “You also have a condition in your lungs.”
Vernette: “My x-rays showed a dark area on my lungs.”
Mario: “You have an intense pain on your entire right side. There is damage to your neck, hands, hip and especially your leg.” This damage is focused on your right side.”
Vernette: “On the right side of my body I’ve experienced muscle cramps and my neck and leg, severe pain in my hip…and pain so severe in the joints of my fingers that I could not straighten them.”
No one who was an eyewitness will ever forget what happened next. A radiating, overwhelming presence covered Vernette and the atmosphere shifted in the entire room.
What would have been impossible for her just seconds before was now effortless. Her right side demonstrated the most obvious transformation. The cruel constant pain had evaporated from her hands, hips, legs and feet. On top of all of this… she could breathe—she could see—she felt totally healed!
Vernette came back the next night more joyous and bold than she was the night before. She freely demonstrated how she could move pain free and strong.