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"Trials Sickness and Troubles"
Father God is Waiting for the World to Call Out

2021-06-18 6:14 pm

Six months ago I was led to key "Forgiveness" into my web browser and "found" Mayo Clinic's report on "Forgiveness, "The Power that heals!"

I have been frustrated in the "ways of the world" (Governments, the medical profession, churches, individuals, etc., etc.), not believing that forgiveness IS the power that heals … but to keep trusting in self, the world, vaccines, doctors, pills, facemasks, etc., etc.

Early this morning, I was reminded that I had to forgive all those who won't believe, and I was reminded of what happened to me back in 1989 ….

I learnt that and was blessed and drawn to Lord Jesus in 1989 through a powerful "get my attention" time in my life.

In early 1989 I was stricken with severe "crippling" back and body pain and often fell on my knees in agony. After nine months of (trusting man, self, pain killers, etc.), I was led to ask the doctor, "What is the prognosis?"... His reply was, "We could operate, but you may end up a total cripple!" 

I went home in total despair, and in an empty house, I looked up and pleaded, "Help me!". …. I was drawn by Father to turn to Him for help.

Within 15 minutes, a friend drove into my driveway. I thought, "I don't need people at this time!" so I asked him, "What are you doing here, Pete?" He held out a book on self-treatment for back and body pain and said, "I was at home and was prompted to get this book from my bookshelf and bring it to you!"... I immediately thought, "WOW, that was quick!" 

I followed the instructions in the book, and in THREE days, yes, only three days, all my pain disappeared, and I haven't had a twinge since ... over 31 years. Then, of course, the doctor told me, "You will be back! " ... I haven't been. 

After reflecting on what He had done for me, I was then directed to read "The Lord's Prayer"…. Probably the most "recited" prayer in the world.

Matt 6:5 Also, when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by people. Truly I tell you, they have their reward in full already. (but not what they are praying for)

Matt 6:6 But when you praygo into your [most] private room, and, closing the door, pray to your Father, Who is in secret; and your Father, Who sees in secret, will reward you {in the open}.

Matt 6:7 And when you pray, do not heap up phrases (multiply words, repeating the same ones over and over) as the Gentiles do, for they think they will be heard for their much speaking. [I Kings 18:25-29.]

Matt 6:8 Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask Him. …… He has been seeking to get your attention.

Matt 6:9 Pray, therefore, like this: Our Father Who is in heaven, hallowed (kept holy) be Your name.

Matt 6:10 Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. ….. Help me!

Matt 6:11 Give us this day our daily bread.

Matt 6:12 And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven (left, remitted, and let go of the debts, and have given up resentment against) our debtors. – ourselves and everyone, everything we have put trust in, rather than 100% trust in YOU

Matt 6:13 And lead (bring) us not into temptationbut deliver us from the evil one. {For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.} … Satan is all the time leading people to trust man, self, and things

Matt 6:14 For if you forgive people [and yourself] their trespasses [their reckless and willful sins, leaving them, letting them go, and giving up resentment], your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

Matt 6:15 But if you do not forgive [and yourself]  others their trespasses [their reckless and willful sins, leaving them, letting them go, and giving up resentment], neither will your Father forgive you your trespasses.

What was Jesus' purpose in coming to earth?

Luke 4:18 The Spirit of the Lord [is] upon Me, because He has anointed Me [the Anointed One, the Messiah] to preach the good news (the Gospel) to the poor [in spirit]; He has sent Me to announce release to the [spiritual] captives and recovery of sight to the [spiritually] blind, to send forth as delivered those who are oppressed [who are downtrodden, bruised, crushed, and broken down by calamity],

Luke 4:19 To proclaim the accepted {and} acceptable year of the Lord [the day when salvation and the free favours of God profusely abound].

THEN... His final words at His crucifixion were …. John 19:30... It is finished! … He had accomplished by "paying the price" with His life, all that He had come to earth for.

So, in our time of troubles, He WILL deliver us! ….. all we have to do is put our trust in Him and call out "Help me!" (after you have forgiven yourself for any delay or for trusting man, the world, etc. and forgiving anyone that encouraged you to trust any other than Him.)

Is 54:17: But no weapon that is formed against you shall prosper, and every tongue that shall rise against you in judgment you shall show to be in the wrong. This [peace, righteousness, security, triumph over oppositionis the heritage of the servants of the Lord [those in whom the ideal Servant of the Lord is reproduced]; this is the righteousness {or} the vindication which they obtain from Me … the Son of God [this is that which I, Lord Jesus, impart (Myself) to them as their justification], says the Lord.

Prov 3:5 Lean on, trust in, {and} be confident in the Lord with all your heart {and} mind and do not rely on your own insight {or} understanding.

Prov 3:6 In all your ways know, recognize, {and} acknowledge Himand He will direct {and} make straight {and} plain your paths.

Prov 3:7 Be not wise in your own eyes; reverently fear {, and} worship the Lord and turn [entirely] away from evil.

Prov 3:8 It shall be health to your nerves {and} sinews, and marrow {and} moistening to your bones. …… total good health and well being!

Lord Jesus HAS set mankind FREE …. Trust in Him and rejoice and tell the world.

BUT, most of mankind has been deceived into trusting self and the world and things ….

2 Thess 2:3 we are told…. Let no one deceive {, or} beguile you in any way, for that day (the Lord Jesus' return) will not come except the apostasy comes first [unless the predicted great falling away of those who have professed to be Christians has come], and the man of lawlessness (sin) is revealed, who is the son of doom (of perdition), (Satan)

2 Thess 2:4. who opposes and exalts himself so proudly {and} insolently against {and} over all that is called God or that is worshiped, [even to his actually] taking his seat in the temple of God

I also believe that from the "falling away" and massive amount of "troubles" in our world today, a worldwide revival will happen "soon", starting in Australia. This belief follows my avid reading of much of Smith Wigglesworth for about 14 years, and I read this maybe ten years ago …

I am sure many of you have heard that at the beginning of the 20th century (1927), Smith Wigglesworth prophesied about Australia's mighty revival and how God will use Australia to impact the nations.

Senior Pastor Norm Armstrong started sharing about what happened when he was a young boy.

My Dad told me one day that a man called Smith Wigglesworth was coming to minister in our home and that he was a mighty man of God. We were all very excited. The day came, and our house was packed out with people. I wanted to get a good look at him, and the only place was the toilet seat, so I went in there to watch him preach.

Suddenly, Smith stopped preaching and told me to come out of the toilet. Then he laid hands on me and started prophesying over me." He said, "Australia, you have been chosen by God for a great move of the Holy Spirit. This move of God will be the greatest move of God ever known in mankind's history and will start towards the end of the 20th century and move into the 21st century. This move of God will start a great revival in Australia, spread throughout the whole world, and usher in the second coming of Jesus. This will be the final revival before the coming of the Lord.

God will rise up a man in Australia who will lead this move of God under the anointing of the Holy Spirit. This man will bow down to no one other than God. He will have tremendous favour in the nation of Australia. (BVMcM, I believe that man is yet to rise up.)

Note: Smith Wigglesworth vowed NEVER to preach or do anything unless he knew he was being directed by the Holy Spirit

Many people attend "churches," but Christ Jesus tells us …. (Amp) John 6:44 No one is able to come to Me (Lord Jesus) unless the Father Who sent Me attracts {and} draws him {and} gives him the desire to come to Me, and [then] I will raise him up [from the dead] at the last day. --- Note it is Father doing the attracting …. Trials are to get people's attention and hopefully "encourage them" to call out "Help me!"

Col 3:17 And whatever you do [no matter what it is] in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus {and} in [dependence upon] His Person, giving praise to God the Father through Him.

Brian V McMichan, Australia

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