WALK LIKE a KING


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I is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. Proverbs 25:2

Do you see the opulent glory of the king’s and Queen’s attire? Take a closer look at their stance. Do you see yourself as a King or Queen? Well, you are. The Bibles says that we are kings and priests ministering to our great and mighty God. If you are living or embracing the mindset of a pauper,  ( the choice is always ours), than it’s high time to examine the reasons being your thinking. Perhaps you were taught by your parents or teachers to  respond to life  and circumstances in a certain way. Perhaps  pastors or Sunday school teachers taught you to  decipher the scriptures in a black or white extreme or  very rigid and unmerciful. Both of these types of teaching lead to emotional and spiritual bondage and a very joyless, shallow knowledge of God’s word and person. First and second chapters of Colossians, boasts the glorious treasures  God has ordained for us to receive and walk in.

Father wishes for to be whole, healed and in living in abundance. 3 John 1:2. Why are so many brothers and sisters living defeated and miserable lives? Their very faces show the  state they are in, perpetually disgruntled, scrutinizing their brethren in grey areas of conviction and  having a negative outlook on life and the  future. No wonder non-believers have no interest in coming to Christ! Is this you, beloved?Maybe it’s time for a Holy Ghost reality check.

Why are some Christian overflowing in abundance and joy and others are in perpetual lack and depression. We can know that the joy of the Lord is our strength. In this context, Nehemiah 8:10, Joy is not an event of good fortune or a sudden happy event.  The Hebrew in this case means that we are enjoined and in the secure protection of our God! In many Psalms in the Bible, Yahweh Jehovah is our high tower, buckler and  shield. Knowing this deeply in your spirit, shoudl never cause you to stay for long periods of time in helpless depression. We are never hoepless as long as we abide in the Vine, our Savior and Lord and protective shepherd, Yashuah Jesus. Each day, we are refreshed by His rivers of living water and each new day bring new mercies.

That is good news to me and hopefully always for you too!  That[s why The Gospel of Yashuah Jesus is the good news,. Prisoners are set free…from fear, depression, poverty, witchcraft, pornography, obesity and many other generational strongholds. Luke 4:8. Brother or sister, have you received Jesus’ freedom?

It is time to embrace the revelation of Father’s covenenat promises. and it won’t be by  amassing much knowledge and studying.   Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up. 2The one who thinks he knows something does not yet know as he ought to know.… 1 Cor  :1

Paul elaborates in the first and second chapters of Colossians that mystery of the Gentiles is…Christ in you. Imagine that! In Yashuah Jesus,  all the fullness of glory, dominion and honor  exists and Father Jehovah has adopted us into that kingly-Priestly heritage. Here is where Paul urges us to walk  worthy in the Lord. How do we walk worthy? Col. 1:10.  1 Peter 2:9 ,  Tells us we are now  a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.! This is tremendously exciting news to me.

We now adopted into a royal heritage a holy inheritance through Yashauh Jesus. let us no longer call ourselves wretched sinners, but a holy Priesthood! It is time to revere the sacrifice and partake of Jesus’ gift to us through His shed blood and broken body. Sadly, many of us have never received the revelation or been taught properly because their pastors walked  in the flesh and did not accept divine wisdom and revelation from Holy Spirit (Ruach HaKodesh because of legalsim and unbelief!  Countless TV pastors and ministries  are not led by Holy Spirit, but their own perceived idea of holiness. ( God will hold accountable these pastor, teachers and Rabbis who don not walk in the Spirit, but in the flesh. sadly, these blind lead the blind and many fall into the ditch or deception an lack.  But rejoice, for . Jesus Himself comforted his disciples. When He left, Father would send a comforter. They would not be left as orphans!

Oh beloved, Father has ordained for us to be so much more than we are at present. When we  abide in the limited  perception and mindsets of the old life, we choose to live as miserable paupers.

This past Saturday night, Pastor jJentezen’s  sermon was about greatness. He said greatness is not being born to a wealthy family, having a great talent or having thousands of Twitter or  Facebook followers. Pastor elaborated on what greatness truly is and that is walking worthy in the Lord. Folks, it is a decisive decision to be excellent in every area of your life! It is very hard work and being meticulous and focused, not living in any old sloppy Agape.

I’m continuing this expository after sitting outdoors under the canopy of the trees in my  back yard. The  beautiful strains of three-part harmonies of the Christian group, Second Chapter of Acts hymn, Oh Sacred Head Now Wounded  wafted through my open windowThe mournful hymn  drew me into the depth of  Christ’s suffering  as he prepared  to strengthen Himself in preparation for His next (and last)  excruciating hours of His life. I started to weep and could imagine  Him, alone  and in fearful trepidation  in the  garden of Gethsemane. Great drops of blood breaking out around His face as he begged  His Father that the cup would pass.And Thank God that it did not pass …for I would not be writing this to you now in great thankfulness for His mercy and grace!

I continued to ponder and my  heart began grow very heavy.. Thoughts came about how our nation had sunk to such depraved depths and I  whispered, “I’m so sorry Father for my sins, for our sins. Please forgive us and heal our nation”. I thought about the sex-trafficking trade and  even thought about the breaches that came from our broken covenants and relationships and even from as far back as our  forefathers. How many of us learned from our history books as young student about the plight of the Native Americans. Their portrayal was that they were  half-naked savages deserving to be conquered, humiliated, removed from their ancient land and eventually,  annihilated. . My sorrow deepened and I now understood why our intercessor leader, (so moved by Holy Spirit) had us all repent with her on our conference line for two weeks. I began to get a deep revelation of why America was losing her glorious position fast. Deep repentance, by the whole  body of Christ,  will be the only thing  that will stop God from decimating the whole nation in judgement..

I’m getting deep here folks. We have not walked as kings and priests at all, but have been as sloppy and careless as the common folk and worse than that! We may not have transgressed by the awful sins, but we haven’t opposed evil and the injustice of genocide  Rather, we have  cowered like cowards, to lazy to lift up our holy shield of faith! We see that in the last days evil will proliferate and  so mcuh so, even in God’s church.

Paul told Timothy,  But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God— having a form of godliness but denying its power. 2 tim 3 1-5

On the bright side, I’m so grateful for this newly acquired gift of deep repentance gleaned from the  broken prayers of those intercessors I join with every night from 7 to 9 PM. In my 33 years of serving the Lord, repentance has rarely been mentioned. Today, Holy Spirit reminded me deeply that repentance is the first step in healing and there will be no reconciliation  in our lives regarding our broken relationships and/or covenants with each other. Broken covenants proliferate amongst God’s people.. Marriages are held together by a bare thread and the kids are rebellious and disrespectful to their parents. Personal boundaries are trample without the blink of an eye..

Early in this expository, I mentioned how Kings search out a matter. True greatness is pondering a problem and seeking God with all our hearts to resolve the issue and bring about a righteous end. Truly, all of us, if we search deeply enough, will find we’ve missed many areas. We must start to analyze our ways, repent and turn around.  saying I’m sorry  continuously without changing only perpetuates  a damaged area. Christ has called us to be transformed by His Spirit and to apply His  righteous principles to our lives and relationships. We callously disrepect  and dishonor each other by not listen em pathetically and so we wonder why we have no joy. We wonder why we are not prospering as 3 John tells us. We are covenant breakers and many of us do not understand the degree of righteousness and love we need to walk in to abide in the vine!

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Diligence is an attribute stressed on the book of Proverbs  Faithfully and persistently honing our character is a sign of greatness. When we ask Holy Spirit continually to Tweak Me, we are seeking to be conformed to His image. We are building excellently on His holy House, which is our breathers and sisters. We must have a conviction to understand the urgency of working hard to keep the unity of the brethren.This is not always easy and many of us have unrequited relationships we should ask God to heap us heal. God’s word tell us to honor each other whether they be the unborn,   military veterans suffering from PTS, the homeless, a family member struggling with a brain-emotional issue, or the elderly neighbor suffering from  dementia.

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If we examine Romans 1 28-31, most of us could admit one or several sins taint our love walks. We need to repent of and ask Father for continual cleaning. This is the type of repentance God seeks in His children. His will is for us to rise to the level of  kingly-priestly righteousness. We are to lift up holy hand and a holy, pure heart.  May we diligently search out every matter, especially our hearts…towards our Lord and then to our brethren. Only then, can we walk like a King or Queen.

Heavenly Abba Father, help us to humble ourselves under Your mighty hand. Let us be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to be angry James  1 19&20. . Help us to diligently seek out the depth of an issue, the depth of a person and the depth to which you can heal and reconcile us. Holy Spirit, help us to build bridges and not walls in our relationships with each other. Give us strength to be long-suffering and empathetic.  Most of all, help us, to  be very careful how we build upon your house.and may we choose to build with priceless materials of gold, silver and precious stones, (which are the fruits of the Spirit,  Gal 5 22&23).   In Yashuah Jesus’ matchless name, amen.

OCEAN GROVE GOSPEL Summer Boardwalk Concert


ANITA IVETTE FERRER & Brave Flame

Worship and Praise @ OCEAN GROVE BOARDWALK PAVILION

OCEAN GROVE, NJ

SATURDAY AUGUST 27, 2016

3 PM

Leading Worship at Ocean Grove Summer Concert Series with my Taylor

Songwriter-Producer, inspirational speaker, journalist, life coach,
impassioned health advocate, fashion maven-designer, Jazz Diva,
artist/photographer, and worship leader-ordained minister, Anita Ivette Ferrer,
is a consummate professional, giving her very best to everyone she meets.
Though life has thrown many curve balls, ( Lyme Disease, Domestic violence,
child abuse and the past 9 years, TMJ- Dystonia), Anita channels her
victorious energy to write books, record her albums, photograph and share the beauty that has moved her , perform her music and most of all, encouraging and helping  those who’ve fallen in their lives.

BRAVE FLAME PRODUCTIONS & OUTREACH   non-profit

Provides emergency Food packages for challenged individual or families

Provides bedside visitation and prayer for terminally ill

Provides  inspirational  Christian material, (books, DVDS, CDS) for discipleship

Provides edifying and counseling for new and young Christian believers

Provides Music. speaking and educational outreaches to churches, schools and correctional-maximum security facilities

Provides entertainment & visitation for nursing home & assistant living centers

Teaching beginning to advanced voice and beginning to intermediate guitar to children and adults

Brave Flame was incepted in 1992

Anita Ivette Ferrer and her husband, Mark depend on faithful partners to support the great needs of the   Monmouth, Ocean and Burlington County areas. We covet your financial gifts and prayers.  Anita’s exquisite hand-beaded necklaces, chokers, bracelets and ankle bracelets will be avail for sale at her concerts. You’ll find something special for that lady of any age in your life.  Anita also has her wonderful music CDs

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THE POWER OF COMMUNICATION 101


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Teaching Sunday August, 2016

As no time before in these turbulent and uncertain times has there ever been such an urgent need for productive and Godly communication…that discourse which builds bridges of courage (to weather the impending global events and prophecies) and hope, (that those who put all their trust in Jehovah and Yashuah Jesus. shall abide in safety and provision).

Communication blares everywhere, like a neon  light in the night, begging to be noticed.  New reporters and journalists vie for our attention and we are bombarded with reports via internet broadcasting, newspapers and word of mouth. The Bible says that knowledge will increase and indeed, information on just about everything can be taken from GOOGLE. Dan 12:4 4″But as for you, Daniel, conceal these words and seal up the book until the end of time; many will go back and forth, and knowledge will increase.”
One thing is sadly true, though, despite all the massive amount of information, mankind has not became smarter, but more hard-heated and arrogant.

The Bible has much to say about our words, (and even the intents of what we would say, but don’t). Jesus was not gentle when he confronted the hypocritical Pharisees. He blasted them and rightly so. Here is a case where He was angry, but He sinned not. Matthew 12:34N 34 Brood of vipers! How can you, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. By the way there is a right time and righteous reason to be angry as long as you do not condemn or intend harm.

 

Those who are most fruitful in his/her Love walk and who greatly builds up the kingdom of God are those who are patient listeners, not just with their ears…but with their hearts. And they are longing for reconciliation

Ja. 1:19 19My beloved brothers, understand this: Everyone should be quick to listen, Leading worshipslow to speak, and slow to anger, 20for man’s anger does not bring about the righteousness that God desires.…

If Jehovah, the Creator of the Universe can beckon Isaiah to come and talk with him, why should not every one of us eagerly seek to talk, reason and be reconciled in peace with our brother or sister. There is a deep anchor of pride within us that craves the  possibility that our option or perspective is more valuable than our brethren s. This is called being arrogant or puffed up in our own wisdom. I’ve seen discord, misunderstanding and severed friendships  so often and by all kinds of people.  Some beautiful and long-time friendships ended because of pride and the refusal to listen with an open heart.

Can we just find a nice cafe or order a pizza and sit down at the table with the desire to be reconciled again? Well, it’s not going to  happen if one or both of us refuse to be humble, listen and discuss issues of difference. Stories abound where congregations divided because of sharp disagreement with their pastors. Very sad and how Father yearns that His children live together in peace. Peace and reconciliation are the things most needed in Father’s house.

As a communicator, I am passionate to see marriages, families, neighborhood, cities and nations resolve their differences thru telling the truth in love. This seems to be an impossibility in light of the nature of  people caught up in their own small whirlwind world.   We can visit YouTube any day and see countless examples of angry, seething crowds and groups at enmity with each other. Even brother and sisters in Christ  disagree about  Donald Trump and the candidates. And debates prevail regarding everything from the refugees, our borders, Christian genocide and Transgenderism.

How do we navigate the vicious maze of heated debate in a matter which would be gracious and illuminating? We American Christian are indeed facing the most challenging time in history and the lack of truth, righteous conversation, strategy and prayer are the missing ingredients to tackling the job at hand..making sense of. life and our nation’s future. The good new is…With God all things are possible, even the healing of our nation.

I’ve heard two prominent pastors confirm the need for wise strategy, and and intercessory prayer in the context of a reasonable round-table discussion. The barriers to solutions of our great problems are differences in perspective, religious backgrounds and ethnicity. .

In studying more in depth Spiritual warfare, I learned  that lack of truthful communication lends itself to resistant strongholds of the mind.

One of the most spiritually reputable Pastors whom I highly respect, the late Pastor Derrik Prince, discussed in detail three areas where there was a barrier to godly communication. In chapter thirteen of his book Pulling Down Strongholds, Pastor Derrick discusses areas which block freedom of righteous thinking. These three areas he calls modern high places, are

  1. The basis of nationality

Yashuah Jesus there is no nationality or gender. There is no Greek or Jew, Master nor slave, Male nor female. We are all equal, yet there are still denominations or sects which believe females are not allowed to preach or teach or have any area of leadership.

2. The Basis of a particular  Doctrine

Many people who are devout Catholic refuse to even consider the concept of being born-again or the indwelling of the Holy Spirit and   idolize Mary and the saints. Some Christian sect want nothing to do with anything related to prophecy or even  the existence of demons.

3. The Basis of Loyalty to a specific Leader

Some people will listen only to pastors or teachers whose doctrine they follow.  Their minds are completely abhorrent to even listen to others  anointed teachers who preach the correct doctrine.

Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God. We must continue to declare with our mouths,  God’s word and truth when we hear it preached.not just our hearts God’s truth

King David lived by his Psalm 19:14

Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.

May we be like David who pleaded with God  May my prayer be counted as incense before You; The lifting up of my hands as the evening offering. 3Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips. 4Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, To practice deeds of wickedness With men who do iniquity; And do not let me eat of their delicacies.…

Oh,  my we  be ever careful that our words do not decree a curse or block a blessings from anyone. And may our goal be to  refine the way we respond to someone who hasa differing opinion. We would be very wise to watch the company we keep, because God has called us tp peace and harmony. The NIV version of proverbs 22:24 says,

..Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered,

 

 

 

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