By now you have heard or seen the video of Lance Wallnau relating the prophetic warning given to Evangelical leaders by Trump. Trump’s description of the left’s hate for the church, and the plans they have for us after the November midterms are hair-raising.
One of the dumbest things anyone has ever said to me was, “have faith Mario, we got this.” Those words embody everything that is wrong with the American church’s condition near the November midterm elections. It oozes entitlement. It drips with denial. It’s faith without works and it is dead. It is a recipe for disaster.
Look at me: If the election were held today, Republicans would lose the House of Representatives and possibly the Senate. Everything Trump has done for the rights of Christians—the ones Obama removed—would be removed again. On top of that, the most oppressive laws you can imagine would flood American churches from Washington.
Mueller’s investigation would look like a picnic compared to the tidal wave of investigations the left would undertake.
Thugs would be emboldened to physically attack conservatives and Christians. Social media would tear off its mask and fully censor the church.
Right now, Trump and his family are facing hatred that is unimaginable. They hate him because of the long list of things he has done to protect your church. That’s because the left hates you. Hello?
Are you still holding on to the grudge of what the man was 10 years ago? Shame on you!
And what has the church done to repay Trump for his nameless, daily agony on our behalf? We reward him with apathy, ingratitude and ignorance. My friend, we are about to pay an incalculable price for our warped view of this hour.
Don’t be one of those who rejects my warning because you can’t imagine it. Here’s something you can imagine: California. Do you honestly believe many pastors will get in their pulpits in California and tell their people to vote Republican? Of course not.
To those of you that still hold to the fantasy that “we got this,” let me ask you this: Do you see many Pastors at all telling their congregations to vote Republican? Do you see the popular leaders of the Body of Christ unified behind stopping the left’s agenda?
Satan has seduced many preachers who lead empires and independent kingdoms. They—at this hour—will not unify to speak to the nation as one voice. They can’t afford to offend for the sake of finances. Little do they know that once the left gains power they will have no empire left to defend.
Mario is there any hope? Yes, but we need God put electrode paddles to our faintly beating hearts. We need holy rage, holy boldness. We need to talk to every believer we know and wake them up to vote and to tell others to vote. We need to confront Pastors to get in their pulpit and energize believers by the millions.
I realize that it takes courage to support Trump and our faith at this hour. Just remember, right now it is hard but if we lose in November it will go from hard to impossible.
No one believes in miracles more than I—and that’s just what we must have at this hour. We need a miracle of repentance, boldness…but it all begins with humble appreciation that we have this man in the White House.
Satan is flooding the world with evil while Christians have grown passive. Believers are ignorant of what God expects them to do to stand against the torrent of wickedness.
Why are you waiting for God to use someone else? Why not you?
Are you still doing time among the lukewarm? Shallow, flattering teaching is the perfect greenhouse gas. It’s fumes dull reality. It kills natural urgency. Taking a stand becomes a distant fantasy. Get free!
Satan has sold the church fool’s gold. Instead of taking up weapons mighty to the tearing down of strongholds, masses of believers pursue money, cheap grace, and celebrity.
Their faith has grown flabby. They don’t know their weapons or authority. They have no marching orders. They don’t know what to say to this generation. Most of all, they are oblivious to what is right around the corner.
Peter recognized when government crossed the line. Acts 4: 19 But Peter and John replied, “Which is right in God’s eyes: to listen to you, or to him? You be the judges! 20 As for us, we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard.”
He also understood what to do when government tries to ban the Gospel: “Acts 5: 28 saying, “Did we not strictly command you not to teach in this name? And look, you have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this Man’s blood on us!”
29 But Peter and the other apostles answered and said: “We ought to obey God rather than men.”
They are coming after your freedom. They will force feed your children the Antichrist agenda. That is…unless we wake up to our purpose and destiny. I am calling you out for special power in this hour.
If you are finally ready, then do these things:
1. You must be filled or refilled with the Holy Spirit. You must have fire, or you must have fresh fire. The courage to face the onslaught of hatred that will be thrown at you can never be met by human power. To say what you need to say, to obey when you need to obey can’t come from human motivation. You must have the same Spirit that fueled world-changing saints in all times. God never meant for anyone to preach or lead without a clear baptism of the Holy Spirit.
2. You must flow in signs and wonders. Our culture is beyond words. They must see proof of the power of God. God means for you to provide that proof. The authority you need won’t come cheaply or instantly. (Read my blog on the price of God’s miracle working power https://wp.me/p1vrzp-53e
3. Get ready to do something for God that will boggle your mind. God is selecting people and working in them for unmatched power to attack evil. Habakkuk 1: 5 “Look among the nations and watch—Be utterly astounded! For I will work a work in your days Which you would not believe, though it were told you.”
God is selecting people and working in them for unmatched power to attack evil. Again I have to ask…why not you?
He is creating people who can turn the tide of wickedness. He doesn’t care about your age or your education. He searches for someone who is travailing over the evil and will die without power and purpose. They want to be in the fight—they want to be in the thick of it. Isaiah 6: 8 says, “Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: “Whom shall I send, And who will go for Us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.”
4. Prepare to pray in a way you never imagined. God is pulling you out of the damaged religious crowd into special intimacy with him. You are not going to pray like before. E.M Bounds said, “To say prayers in a decent, delicate way is not heavy work. But to pray really, to pray till hell feels the ponderous stroke, to pray till the iron gates of difficulty are opened, till the mountains of obstacles are removed, till the mists are exhaled and the clouds are lifted, and the sunshine of a cloudless day brightens-this is hard work, but it is God’s work, and man’s best labor.”
What do all of these things I am asking you to do have in common? Every one of them involves a leap out of dead church life. They are a courageous declaration of war on the godless ideologies that are destroying our nation. They are an irrevocable decision to be in the middle of God’s greatest acts in history.
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The Bible shows us that supernatural evil can establish itself in a culture and open a floodgate of misery. How these spirits can be confronted and driven back in prayer should be the study of every child of God.
All such prayer must begin with a revelation of the original . The crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ inflicted the greatest wound evil has ever known. Today, we need evil to take another massive hit in America. To do this we must realize that we are in a war, an invisible war.
The idea of an invisible war raging all around them paralyzes most Christians. Their daily life overwhelms them. They are losing their health and their mind because of supernatural stress. Yet, for all of this, they refuse to open their eyes to the war that is costing them dearly. But see it they must, or they will live out the rest of their days discouraged, helpless and exhausted.
Yes, it is chilling to realize that something supernatural hates you and those you love. It is even more frightening to discover how much destruction to our nation is caused by these principalities and powers.
The Bible has methods for dealing with Satan’s agenda. God yearns to reveal Himself as a mighty warrior on behalf of those who will take the time to become armed and dangerous. But instead of heeding the cry of the Holy Spirit most believers are content to live in dread, defeat, and confusion.
The evil one of course, loves it this way. He wants you to live on the defensive. He wants you reacting instead of acting. He wants you to feel that darkness is inevitable and that the works of vile men cannot be reversed. In fact, the wicked one wants you to believe that the overpowering demands of your everyday life are so great that you cannot even consider being a warrior in the larger battle for the soul of a nation. How better to dismantle America than to prevent the army of God from ever entering the theater of battle?
Let me speak plainly. Have you had enough? Are you ready to reopen the Bible and apply its message of supernatural victory to your life?
You road map to victory begins by asking the right question.
1. What is God’s will for me as a warrior? We must answer the bigger questions but this one comes first. The Bible tells you that your FATHER wants you strong, securing the thoughts and emotions in your mind to force them to submit to truth. Confess that your father wants to make you mighty through training for and living in a culture of victory forged by habitual breakthroughs in battle.
Ephesians 6:10-13 says, “Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
You must settle the question of your victory in this war. Yes, you must fight but you are designed for triumph in battle. Admit that the evil one has had the upper hand because of your ignorance of the Word of God and the heart of God, and that you are done with this ignorance once and for all.
That you may not yet know how to fight does not matter at this point. You may not yet have your emotions under control. What you need now is to know beyond knowing that God your Father has assured you inward and outward victory.
2. Now you must take your stand. “Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.” – Ephesians 6: 14-17
This is your personal declaration of war. Some balk at this because the idea that they are challenging Satan awakens fear. “If I announce my opposition to Satan I open myself up to attack.” This is a huge misnomer. You are already under attack. The only difference now is that you are fighting back.
It is a disastrous myth to think that if you leave Satan alone that he will leave you alone. As I have said before, that is like believing that the bull will not charge because you are a vegetarian.
Since you are going to be attacked anyway, you must learn how to return fire. Nothing matches prayer for retaliation against Satan.
3. Now we must begin praying prayers that get through and prevail. The truth that God has limited some of His activity to our prayers is a great mystery. However, we do not have the luxury of waiting until we unravel this mystery before we avail ourselves of the great privilege of prevailing prayer.
When Jesus taught us that we need to pray, “Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven,” the clear message is that God waits for us to enforce the victory He won on the Cross. Simply put, heaven comes to earth in pieces, in segments as the product of fervent prayer. We are commissioned, empowered and trained to take high value ground that was once the unchallenged property of Satan.
It is urgent that you see why that after Paul told us to be strong and to put on all of the armor in Ephesians 6, he concludes his admonition with verse18: “praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints.”
Prayer and prevailing prayer can look the same but they are completely different. You may have been praying and then settling for something that is not the will of God. The angel told Daniel, “Do not be afraid, Daniel, for from the first day that you set your heart on understanding this and on humbling yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to your words. 13 But the prince of the kingdom of Persia was withstanding me for twenty-one days; then behold, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, for I had been left there with the kings of Persia.” -Daniel 10:12, 13.
Whatever it takes: The modern spoon-fed believer cannot imagine warring 21 minutes let alone 21 days. Yet, it is this tenacity in intercession that changes the world. You pray fervently, utterly and without regard to time or personal sacrifice because your marriage, your children, grandchildren and the miracles that yearn to come are worth it!
Consider that Daniel did not have the great intercessor Jesus at the right hand of God. The victory of Calvary was still a future event and its eternal benefits were not yet in place. How much more then should we feel bolder in prayer than Daniel!
First you counterpunch the attacks in your soul. Then you take on the attacks on your loved ones. You enlarge your retaliation to envelope health, finances, taxes, enemies, and your entire daily grind.
With each victory comes a deeper resolve. You exhale knowing you are finally on the offensive driving back devils that you once tolerated for reasons you cannot even remember. The days of dread are in your rear view mirror.
Yes, you will be attacked again but now instead of dread you welcome the opportunity to exercise your new found boldness in prayer and to see the new kinds of intervention that the Holy Spirit will unfold.
4. Now you have earned the right to call America back to God through prayer! You can ask questions you never asked before. Arthur Matthews said, “Questions again flood our minds. How do these spirit powers exert their influence in society? Where do they get in? Is there a distinctive modus operandi that would help us identify them? What can or what should we be doing to control and prevent their intrusion?”
Here is a historical fact that should deeply sober every American Christian: Israel lost the knowledge of God in one generation. Judges 2:10,11 says, “When all that generation had been gathered to their fathers, another generation arose after them who did not know the Lord nor the work which He had done for Israel. Then the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord, and served the Baals.”
America is repeating this process. Our government is guilty of outright war on the things that made America great. Dr. Benjamin Carson, the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital “Let’s say somebody were [in the White House] and they wanted to destroy this nation, I would create division among the people, encourage a culture of ridicule for basic morality and the principles that made and sustained the country, undermine the financial stability of the nation, and weaken and destroy the military. It appears coincidentally that those are the very things that are happening right now.”
Satan has saved his very best lie for God’s remnant. Remember that Jesus said “to deceive, if possible, even the elect.” Satan is plying a special lie on the elect of God! Satan is even imitating the voice of the Holy Spirit to tell this lie! He is doing this because this remnant is the final firewall stopping his agenda for America.
In a nutshell, here is the deceiving message from the devil to the righteous core: “The best days of the Church are behind you. God must judge America to allow the return of Christ. God cannot do it again because He does not want to. The bottom line of this lie is the times are too hard, the task is too great and we are too small.”
I have heard from sources I trust that our government has dreadful plans to overrule the Constitution and come after our freedoms. What do we do with this information? The saints in Damascus heard Saul of Tarsus was coming with authority from the government to arrest and execute Christians.
Those believers could have cited end time prophecy to justify running and hiding but instead they took their stand. They set themselves to fervent prayer and unleashed heaven on the situation. A light blasts Saul off of his horse ending the threat. As a bonus to this victory, the Church gets a new Apostle named Paul.
In this hour, our revival prayer must be mingled with two seemingly opposing attitudes: An utter desperation that admits that God must do it again, and a violent confidence that God will do it again!
Most preaching today suggests there is little we can do about demonic activity. But the Bible says “…the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God -2 Corinthians 10:4,5
If we can’t tear down strongholds, God is guilty of child abuse on a grand scale. So, can we stop the demons that are strangling America? Not only can we—it’s our duty.
Furthermore, if we can’t destroy demon strongholds, Paul is guilty of awakening a false hope. The whole point of 2 Corinthians 10: 4 and 5 was to provoke the church to take up the mighty weapons of God.
How honest can I be with you? Satan has done a work that is nothing short of a masterpiece of deception. He has veered the church away from any practical study of warfare, authority and the anointing.
His weapons of choice are two extremes. In fact, they are prevailing schools of thought—schools of thought that can only stay in business by severely playing down our authority over demons. They are the therapeutic church, and the gloom and doom church.
The therapeutic church: How better to take the army of God off the field than to plunge them into open-ended recovery? The therapeutic church must focus on happy talk and self-fulfillment. Shaking up their comfort zones with talk of warfare threatens attendance. To survive, they must fixate impressionable believers on lesser goals and lower living.
Therapeutic Pastors love to say things like… “it’s all in God’s hands.” While that is a comforting truth it is not the one we need right now. That makes Christians passive. And, everywhere you look in the Bible it is opposes passivity and advocates action: “fight the good fight of faith…” “Endure hardness as a good soldier…” “Resist the devil…” “Take the sword of the Spirit” …Etc.
The Gloom and Doom Church: Fascination with how the world will end detracts from our duty to resist the devil. Dates, signs, and conspiracy theories titillate but they do not equip for war. Key ground is lost while they stare at the skies looking for the next clue.
Again, how honest can I be? Fear sells books, conspiracy theories sells food for survival not revival. Gloom and doom prophets—like good democrats—must cheer on global domination, global warming and global disasters to keep Christians buying. They do not equip you to confront and conquer evil because they don’t want to believe it’s possible.
Mario what can I do? If you are ready here are the changes we need to make and the steps, we need to take. It’s time to do things radically different.
1. Begin by revolutionizing the way you pray: Pray different than you do now. Stand between heaven and earth as a true intercessor. Invoke the Name above all Names to get to the very Throne of God with your petition. Do it the way Moses raised the rod of Aaron over the battle. When you pray, pray violently, pray exactingly, detailing the damage you want done and where you want it done. By the Spirit, speak directly to evil powers. Call them out and cast them down.
God has chosen to act in answer to prayer. He waits until His people rise and take their rightful place in the arena of prayer to command His works on the earth.
2. Talk about God different than you do now. Why should you apologize? What you have works. What they have doesn’t work. Arm yourself with your testimony and the blood of the Lamb. Challenge the double standard. Why is Jesus the only thing this supposedly open-minded generation won’t talk about?
3. Plan gatherings with great expectation: Plan events that the Holy Spirit can use to bring revival. Azusa Street was a small effort that exploded into unimaginable proportions. How dare anyone think that your small meeting can’t be used in a massive way? What is wrong with expecting the sick to be healed and the captive to be set free? Away with powerless and harmless get-togethers!
4. Let holy anger rise when in you until you will die unless God uses you: Young David saw the stalemate. No one challenged Goliath. David couldn’t stand it. He offered himself to God. God is looking for someone like that today—someone who can’t live with evil, who can’t stomach the perversion, and is enraged to see God dishonored. Someone God can use to turn the tide of America.
If there is one question this blog asks it is this: Are you so filled with holy rage that you are willing to lay down your life to provide God with an opportunity to vindicate His name before this blasphemous generation?
Demons are holding ground in America not because of their power and strategy, but because of our weakness and ignorance.
Here is your great promise: When God sees someone take up the mighty weapons of God—in the Name of Jesus—and attempt the impossible—God will muster all the resources of heaven to bring you total victory.
Are you preaching to what your people actually face? Are you awake to the fact that they are under intense persecution? The left has morphed into a hideous mob. How shall we then preach in this unprecedented era of darkness?
Liberals want a New American Civil War. When they tell us they want to silence the church—when they tell us their opinion is the only one allowed—when disagreeing will cost you your rights, your job, and even your life—when they burn buildings, protect killers, and convict innocent people—the church should have no response? Do we sit back and just give away our freedom of religion and speech?
Having faced with brutal honesty the world of our congregants…how shall we then preach?
There is a story of tyranny in 1 Samuel 11 that answers the question. Terrorists took control of a city and demanded that the entire city become slaves or face death. It gets worse. Just to stay alive every man, woman, and child had to agree to have their right eye removed.
The elders of the city begged for them to hold off 7 days so they could send messengers to get help. Since the terrorists were spoiling for a fight they agreed.
1 Samuel 11:3 is one of the most chilling verses in scripture because it shows the unimaginable horror the people felt: “Then the elders of Jabesh said to him, ‘Hold off for seven days, that we may send messengers to all the territory of Israel. And then, if there is no one to save us, we will come out to you.’”
Put yourself in the place of those men facing the disfigurement of their wives and children. If you were one of those elders tasked with choosing messengers—what kind of messengers would you choose? Who would you choose to go get help?
You would not pick smooth talking salesmen. You would not want a wordsmith or an entertainer. You dare not send a psychologist or a life coach.
They had to go get an army. They had to make people cry and get angry. They had to convince people—who might believe this was not their fight—to take a stand. That is what we need in pulpits now!
The Bible says they went to Gibeah where King Saul was, and everyone who heard them began to weep. King Saul was filled with holy rage and galvanized the nation to save the people of Jabesh Gilead in a mighty victory.
Who will save us from the disfigurement of America, and the church, by the left? What kind of preaching shall we choose to loosen the grip of tyranny and regain our freedom? The same kind of messengers the elders of Jabesh Gilead choose.
Much of the preaching today is of human origin. It makes the church lifeless and impotent to do battle against the moral landslide in America. Satan is behind this harmless preaching—preaching that will save no one.
E.M Bounds said, “Another scheme of Satan is to eliminate from the church all the humble, self-denying ordinances that are offensive to unsanctified tastes and unregenerate hearts. He seeks to reduce the church to a mere human institution—popular, natural, fleshly, and pleasing.”
The Holy Spirit is telling you my fellow preacher to face the real world. He is sending out an urgent appeal: Preach as if they are stealing your country…because they are. Preach as if your people are suffering under persecution because they are. Preach as if God is able to make you not just a spokesman but a living weapon. If you have the heart…God will give you the words. Time is running out.
It does not matter if you live in California or not. They have brought the fight to us and we can’t run from it. In this message I am going to explain exactly what is going on and the direct action we must take.
For those who don’t know yet, California Assembly Bill 2943 passed and has been sent to the State Senate for final approval. Jerry Brown has already said he would sign it into law if the Senate approves it.
This is a terrible law. First it is designed to punish those who believe the Bible’s teaching on sexual sins. The advocates of anti-Christian policies worded this bill as harmlessly as possible but its punitive nature came through loud and clear. Read the wording:
It will prohibit resources concerning treatment or ministry in order to reduce or eliminate same sex attraction or gender dysphoria. Essentially, conferences, counseling, teaching, books, or publications, where money is exchanged for the resource, would be prohibited.
There is no way around the intention here. I said this in as an earlier post: “No exchange of money can be allowed for a book that suggests recovery from same sex attraction or gender dysphoria? No conference can do so either? Oh wait, the Bible does that. And oh, yeah a Bible Conference will do that. This is no slippery slope. This is the cliff.”
The immediate impact would be on any event where money is exchanged that teaches deliverance from sexual sin. But it gets worse.
It is a threshold law. That means it opens the door to further laws that seek to shut down the Christian moral opinion altogether. Herod used this method. In Acts 12:1,2 it says, “Now about that time Herod the king stretched out his hand to harass some from the church. Then he killed James the brother of John with the sword. 3 And because he saw that it pleased the Jews. he proceeded further to seize Peter also. ”
Do you see what’s happening here? California legislators are testing the pulse of the public. They want to see, to what degree, they can inject their radical anti-Christian and yes, anti-American views into law.
Sacramento knows full well their new law violates the constitution. They already broke federal law and violated the constitution with their sanctuary policy. California state government sees itself as a separate nation not beholden to the Constitution.
The next logical step is to make a viewpoint illegal. It would be against the law to teach or sell Bibles. Churches that held to Biblical morality could be closed. Christians who stated their convictions would be fired, marginalized and even jailed. What we have here is the dawn of state-sponsored persecution of Christians. But it gets even worse than that.
What we have here is the dawn of American state-sponsored persecution of Christians.
Radical political activists and politicians across America are watching CA/B 2943 very closely. When I said it is a threshold law, I also mean it is a model for similar laws across America.
To say we need to nip this in the bud is the understatement of the century. How do we do this? We begin by standing and fighting for California. It means we must be willing to face a firestorm of criticism. That is a small price to pay for protecting our children, grandchildren and our constitution. But we must find the will to fight.
That will to fight must first be found in the prophetic. Let me explain. Today I read that Yellowstone Park sits on a super volcano that is 44 miles across. If it erupted, it would be thousands of times larger than Mt Saint Helens. Ash would cover the entire U.S.
California, and Los Angeles specially sit on top of a spiritual super volcano. It is breathtaking to list the ministries that have been born in Los Angeles. Here is but a short list: Azusa Street, Billy Graham, Aimee Semple Mcpherson, Kathryn Kuhlman, Calvary Chapel, Youth with a Mission, Full Gospel Businessmen, TBN, and Melodyland where I was ordained. Movement upon movement has ignited here and touched the world.
If the super volcano of the legacy of revival in California were to erupt it would cover the nation.
All over California outbreaks of holy fire are beginning to be seen. Thousands of pastors and preachers have not bowed the knee to Baal.
What is needed now is anointing for political activism. Not politics as usual but a spirit like Daniel to bring wisdom, conviction and influence to pagan culture. Consider how immoral Babylon was. Consider that Daniel began as a slave and was used by God to bring legislation and godly counsel to Babylon. California is no worse than Babylon.
Let’s cry out to God for a spiritual eruption—for the will to fight—for a national flood of prayer for California. Amen.
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