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CASTING DOWN DARKNESS #2

Published January 17, 2013 by Sunny Rowe

Isaiah 9:7 NKJV. Of the increase of His government and peace There will be no end, Upon the throne of David and over His kingdom, To order it and establish it with judgment and justice From that time forward, even forever. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this.

God shed His grace on thee~

God shed His grace on thee~

OUR PRAYER:  We gather together to lift our voices as one to plead for our nation!  Lord, hear our cries and lead us into this spiritual battle.  We rebuke the enemy from oppression of the government and the people, and we bind the enemy in Jesus’ name.  Send forth your waring angels, O Lord and help us to break the jaw of the enemy and to tear down the fortress of the enemy.  Help us to go lower than any sin and pray it lose that it may be cast into the everlasting fires.  Let us go so far from east to west that there is no beginning nor ending to our prayers, O Lord. And let us lift our voices higher and higher into Your throne room.  Let us wreak havoc on every evil plan.  We beg that you cast down every vain imagination of the enemy.  Let us shout and claim the victory in You, Our Lord and Savior, as you break the chains that bind our nation!  In Jesus’ name, Amen~

AMERICA! AMERICA!  GOD SHED HIS GRACE ON THEE… AND CROWN THY GOOD, WITH BROTHERHOOD, FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA!

He's calling out to His people to ride with Him.. making war in the heavenlies to heal their land.

He’s calling out to His people to ride with Him.. making war in the heavenlies to heal their land.

THE LION OF JUDAH IS ON THE MOVE!

We have enlisted in this battle

Beyondthehill45, Joel Carter, Wynter Dawn Corcoran, Prayson Daniel, , dogbronte, fergatron18, Janet Whisnant Harley, Kim Henson, humbledogs, Karen Dishman Jantzi, Susan Todd Jones, Freddie Luna, Thomas Maxwell, Cynthia Molle, Evelyn N-Rodney Turner, oneanna65, Geraldine Onyiah, political connection, Alecia Bryan Roberts,  Narda ‘Botolini’ Rothermel, Kevin Rowe,  Sunny Rowe, Serenity House, Sharkgazer1, Christina Fortisi Shultis, Neil Shultis, Wendy Stevens, Cathie Topping, Nancy Ucherek, JoAnn Veberg,Dana Walker,  wender1007,Janice Wolanski-Lopez

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SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY

Published January 5, 2013 by Sunny Rowe

My country ’tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing. Land where my fathers died, land of the pilgrim’s pride, from every mountainside, let freedom ring.

Our fathers’ God to thee, author of liberty, to thee we sing. Long may our land be bright with freedom’s holy light, protect us by Thy might, Great God our King.

God shed His grace on thee~

God shed His grace on thee~

Psalm 119:45 NKJV.  And I will walk at liberty, For I seek Your precepts.

1 Corinthians 8:9 NKJV.  But beware lest somehow this liberty of yours become a stumbling block to those who are weak.

Galatians 2:4 NKJV.  And this occurred because of false brethren secretly brought in (who came in by stealth to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage)..

Galatians 5:13 NKJV.  For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

2 Peter 2:19 NKJV.   While they promise them liberty, they themselves are slaves of corruption; for by whom a person is overcome, by him also he is brought into bondage.

OUR PRAYER:  Our Father, our Author of Liberty we claim these scriptures today, and write them in our hearts. O Lord, You knew and foretold so long ago that mankind would turn against those who are weaker, poorer, sicker and lacking the power of another, with the intent of enslaving them.  Lord, our country cried out against slavery 150 years ago, that all slavery end.  But we refused to listen to Your very words, that when a slave is set free, he is free indeed.  And now have allowed another form of slavery of self-interest to entice us and draw us in, causing us to turn our face from you.  Forgive us, O Lord, and hear our cries. We bow down before You and seek Your mercy, not Your justice.  For Your justice would surely find us guilty, and wanting, which is what we are.  And we should expect nothing more than Your swift arm of judgement  against us.  For we became lazy, feeling entitled, and wanted none of You.  Yet, we know You are a loving and merciful God.  Let us come sit with You awhile to hear You,  O Lord, as You teach us, again.   We ask You to bend Your ear to our pleas. In Jesus’ name. Amen~

He's calling out to His people to ride with Him.. making war in the heavenlies to heal their land.

He’s calling out to His people to ride with Him.. making war in the heavenlies to heal their land.

THE LION OF JUDAH IS ON THE MOVE!

We have enlisted in this battle

Beyondthehill45, Joel Carter, Prayson Daniel, Christina Fortisi Shultis, dogbronte, Janet Whisnant Harley, Kim Henson, humbledogs, Susan Todd Jones, Alison-Denny Maloney,  Thomas Maxwell,  oneanna65, political connection, Alecia Bryan Roberts, Evelyn N-Rodney Turner, Narda ‘Botolini’ Rothermel, Kevin Rowe,  Sunny Rowe, Sharkgazer1, Neil Shultis, Wendy Stevens, Cathie Topping, Nancy Ucherek, JoAnn Veberg, wender1007

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PRAYER: Hobby Lobby

Published January 4, 2013 by Sunny Rowe
We must interrupt our scheduled Constitution reclamation, because this urgent cry for prayer and support has risen up, and it needs to be addressed via spiritual warfare. The following is an excerpt from the letter sent out by Dan Green, CEO of Hobby Lobby. They have come under attack by the US government, and it ought not to be. The government has taken a specific, prejudicial step against Christianity in this move. We must defend our Christian liberties and rights!
God shed His grace on thee~

God shed His grace on thee~

hobby lobbyWhen my family and I started our company 40 years ago, we were working out of a garage on a $600 bank loan, assembling miniature picture frames. Our first retail store wasn’t much bigger than most people’s living rooms, but we had faith that we would succeed if we lived and worked according to God’s word. From there,Hobby Lobby has become one of the nation’s largest arts and crafts retailers, with more than 500 locations in 41 states. Our children grew up into fine business leaders, and today we run Hobby Lobby together, as a family.

We’re Christians, and we run our business on Christian principles. I’ve always said that the first two goals of our business are (1) to run our business in harmony with God’s laws, and (2) to focus on people more than money. And that’s what we’ve tried to do. We close early so our employees can see their families at night. We keep our stores closed on Sundays, one of the week’s biggest shopping days, so that our workers and their families can enjoy a day of rest. We believe that it is by God’s grace that Hobby Lobby has endured, and he has blessed us and our employees. We’ve not only added jobs in a weak economy, we’ve raised wages for the past four years in a row. Our full-time employees start at 80% above minimum wage.

… A new government health care mandate says that our family business MUST provide what I believe are abortion-causing drugs as part of our health insurance. Being Christians, we don’t pay for drugs that might cause abortions, which means that we don’t cover emergency contraception, the morning-after pill or the week-after pill. We believe doing so might end a life after the moment of conception, something that is contrary to our most important beliefs. It goes against the Biblical principles on which we have run this company since day one. If we refuse to comply, we could face $1.3 million PER DAY in government fines…  The government has exempted thousands of companies from this mandate, for reasons of convenience or cost. But it won’t exempt them for reasons of religious belief.

So, Hobby Lobby and my family are forced to make a choice. With great reluctance, we filed a lawsuit today, represented by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, asking a federal court to stop this mandate before it hurts our business…  Since you will not see this covered in any of the liberal media, pass this on to all your contacts.

Sincerely,
David Green, CEO and Founder of Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc

Deuteronomy 5:33 NKJV.  You shall walk in all the ways which the Lord your God has commanded you, that you may live and that it may be well with you, and that you may prolong your days in the land which you shall possess.

OUR PRAYER:  Lord of Heaven and Earth, creator of all things, we thank you for this family and the works of their hands, in Your name. They have brought income, hope, love and joy throughout out nation. Now the enemy has waged all out war against them, so we come to You, O Lord, humbly bowing down before You to intercede on their behalf.  O the wickedness of a government who would so denigrate Your name and Your love, dear Father.  We are ashamed beyond what our hearts  can hold.  Lord, bless this family with Your continued loving care and grace in the face of calamity. We cry out with them, Lord for Your mercy and divine intervention.  Let not this government make a mockery of what is beautiful and good.  Bless their workers with peace and hope.  Bless them and their communities with perseverance to see this through, according to Your divine will.  Stretch forth Your right arm, O Mighty God and send your angels to strike down the workers of iniquity.  Restore this business to safety under Your shadow, and grant them victory.  We ask this in Jesus’ name. Amen~

He's calling out to His people to ride with Him.. making war in the heavenlies to heal their land.

He’s calling out to His people to ride with Him.. making war in the heavenlies to heal their land.

THE LION OF JUDAH IS ON THE MOVE!

We have enlisted in this battle

Beyondthehill45, Joel Carter, Christina Fortisi Shultis, dogbronte, Janet Whisnant Harley, Kim Henson, Susan Todd Jones, Alison-Denny Maloney,  Thomas Maxwell,  oneanna65, Prayson Daniel, Alecia Bryan Roberts, Evelyn N-Rodney Turner, Narda ‘Botolini’ Rothermel, Kevin Rowe,  Sunny Rowe, Sharkgazer1, Neil Shultis, Wendy Stevens, Cathie Topping, Nancy Ucherek, JoAnn Veberg, wender1007

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TEARING DOWN THE DEEDS OF DARKNESS![edited]

Published December 31, 2012 by Sunny Rowe
David knew the zeal of the Lord would perform it~

David knew the zeal of the Lord would perform it~

David bows his head and says “Yes, Lord”. Then he raises his eyes to heaven and shouts out a praise to the Lord for this work the Lord has entrusted to him. And, again he says “Yes, Lord”! He looks around him and sees that he is alone; all the others have backed far off. He smiles to himself, knowing he will only have one chance to make this happen – just one. His heart thrumps within his chest, as he marvels that he Lord would choose him to do this. Yet, there is no fear, for he knows without a doubt that his Lord is with him, and has called him into battle.

He bends over and quickly picks up three stones.. one for the sling and two for the hand. He has spent years guarding his flock from predator attacks, and he is confident of his ability with the sling. He stands up and begins to twirl the sling as the giant Goliath stomps and roars before him. David is quick, much quicker than Goliath. He knows with all his experience he must get close enough for the perfect shot, but not too close. He must stay out of the range of the enemy. He picks up the speed on the twirling sling as he dances before the giant. He needs to maneuver the giant into position for a shot. Faster and faster spins the sling, and it has become an extension of David’s right arm, and David feels it. Knows the rhythm, and feels the power of the Lord explode into his arm. This is it! This is the moment! David releases the sling and casts the stone; he  is so quick that before the sling ceases humming, he has placed another stone, and the twirling begins anew.  Yet, he knows his cast was true. His stone has hit the target dead on.

But you, O Lord are a shield around me~

But you, O Lord are a shield around me~

A mighty whosh of air escapes Goliath as the stone reaches its target. He looks surprised, then his eyes roll up into his head, and he falls, crashing to the ground. Between heartbeats, David is upon him, sword in hand and the mighty power of God is extended into the sword in the hands of this lowliest of lowly beings. A lowly shepherd boy. A guarder of the flock. A poet. A maker of music.

With a final swing of the blade, Goliath is dead. Forever. Slain by a young, yet powerful boy, whose power comes from the Lord. Not by strength. Not by might, but by the power of the Spirit unleashed and set free within him.

As in this famous battle, some battles in spiritual warfare are done alone, while others stand by and watch, waiting to see what happens before they commit themselves. Or perhaps they wait in fear and trembling. Some want to be titillated with gory details, longing to share it all with others. Or perhaps they just don’t want to get down and dirty.  Whatever the reason, or thought, too many Christians cherish the ride, but “the laborers are few”. The Lord has made provision for just these very things, because we are, after all His creation. He doesn’t condemn, but he weeps. If He weeps, then who am I to think I don’t have to weep over His Kingdom. If I am afraid to weep, then I can’t be in the battle.

He will give His angels charge over you, to protect you in all your ways~

He will give His angels charge over you, to protect you in all your ways~

What we don’t “see”  in our human frailty is the army of God’s angels sent to help us. An army that lets us have the shout of victory, and calls us beloved heroes in the Kingdom.  They deliver the Good News of our victories  to our Father and the Host. They will keep us from even stubbing our toe! As I bend over to pick up a stone to fit in my sling against the enemy, I am reminded of this.  And I smile.  Imagine! A legion of angels just to encamp around me, to keep me safe.  Will my attack be straight and true? I pray to God it will bash the teeth of the enemy.  Yet, not by my hand, but by the power of the  Holy Spirit alive within me. Thank you, Lord.

You are invited to come with along  on this adventure of war in the heavenlies. We will battle for our blessed land, a country that is piece, by piece being handed over to the enemy.  My husband and I have committed our lives, fighting back-to-back against this terrible darkness that sweeps over our land, like a plague. The Lord gave us the vision in 1980 about the the darkness, that it was thick and sticky, massive and heavy – like tar being poured over His people, over the earth.  But here and there a light shone out, and the tar was peeled back, like an orange. And the light grew brighter and brighter.  His promise was that if His people, called by His name would humble themselves, truly humble themselves and pray… then He would hear their battle cries and send an army of the heavenly host to fight by our side, and  He would heal our land.

Whatever your plans are for today, and for 2013 I pray the Lord will bless you with comfort, peace and joy in all you do. As for me and my house, we will battle for the Lord. Our delight is in the Lord, and in Him we will place all our trust. Yes, we will ride with Him!

He's calling out to His people to ride with Him.. making war in the heavenlies to heal their land.

He’s calling out to His people to ride with Him.. making war in the heavenlies to heal their land.