Joseph, did you know?

Guest Blog by my husband, Darryl Bayer. Darryl is a seer and has a tremendous gift of word of knowledge. This word is GOOD! Enjoy and Merry Christmas!

Joseph Did you Know? – a Christmas message for my friends this year.

The song, “Mary Did You Know?” chronicles the miracles-to-be of Jesus: walking on water, healing the sick, blind men seeing and calming storms. The lyricist also asks Mary, did you know that your son would rule nations, deliver us and become the perfect lamb of God?

We have heard this song over and over. To quote a friend of mine who made it quite simple: “An angel gave her the heads up!” or as I like to say, “Mary, you DID know!” I suggest you read the full version in Luke 1:26-38 today. I thought that on this Christmas Eve 2020, I would share and give some insight into what another angel spoke to Joseph because, guess what? Joseph also knew!

In Matthew 1:20 an unnamed angel came to Joseph, told him to take Mary as his wife, and that her pregnancy was through the Holy Spirit. In the next verse, Matthew 1:21, this angel told Joseph that the baby will be called Jesus and what His Name meant.

The verse that follows is so beautiful that paraphrasing cannot do it justice:

“She will bear a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus [the Greek form of the Hebrew Joshua, which means Savior], for He will save His people from their sins [that is, prevent them from failing and missing the true end and scope of life, which is God].” (Matthew 1:21)

In Matthew 1:22, the angel continued, telling Joseph this is all being fulfilled because God spoke it through the prophets of old. We can assume that Joseph was well versed in scripture, since he was a descendent of King David. Jews in that time, knowing that the prophets had been silent over three hundred years, were looking and waiting for their savior, especially since they were under the oppression of Roman rule. There are at least fifty, maybe more, references in the Old Testament of His coming. What if Joseph knew just two of those prophecies? Wouldn’t it seem fitting that these two would move on his heart?

Samuel, speaking to David, prophesied, “When your days are over and you rest with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring to succeed you, your own flesh and blood, and I will establish his kingdom. He is the one who will build a house for my Name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.” (2 Samuel 7:12-1).

We all know that Joseph was of the House of David – and so did he!

“Therefore, the Lord himself will give you a sign: Behold, the young woman who is unmarried and a virgin shall conceive and bear a son and shall call his name Immanuel [God with us].” (Isaiah 7:14)

This was Mary! That’s right! In Matthew 1:23 the angel spoke Isaiah 7:14 verbatim. No wonder Joseph was obedient and did exactly as the angel instructed! Keep in mind that this angel spoke with Joseph after the angel Gabriel came to Mary, when Joseph was conflicted as to what to do.

Imagine the joy in his heart upon returning to Mary and their conversation comparing their two visits from angels! “Mary my love, an angel came to me and said to name our son Jesus and he would be the Savior.” Mary replying, “Yes, my sweet, I too was told to call His name Jesus.”

So believe! On Christmas Eve 2020 believe BEFORE you see the miracles. Families going though times of adversity, put your faith first … then your troubles will be destroyed. Those that are physically sick or afflicted with emotional suffering, through your hope in the Lord, your healing is now! Let the word of God and the testimonies of others build you up. Be strong and do it now. Just Believe!

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Write that Book! You have a book in You – Now write it: with just SEVEN SIMPLE STEPS!

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Are You Playing “The Faith Game?”

I have read Matthew 17 dozens, maybe even hundreds of times. Each time the Lord shows me something different. This morning I saw something I have never seen before: different “levels” – like video game levels – as the story progressed. If you are a gamer, you will know exactly what I mean!

I have found that some video games come after movies, but sometimes movies are made from video games! These video games always begin with a narrative, then the action begins. The good guy has to beat whatever bad guys are on the first level. The action builds up, the scene explodes, then there is a “plateau” to catch a breath and gear up for the next level. This formula usually includes a continuation of the narrative, or an explanation of the new level to come.

Although the story lines are different, the formula is always the same! The one thing that always happens at the end of each movie, and the highest level of each video game, is that the hero has to beat the biggest, baddest villain of them all — “The Boss”.

The Faith Game!

Let’s call Matthew 17 the Faith Game, beginning with level 1:

Here we have the narrative. Jesus takes His disciples to the mountaintop. They don’t even know WHY He is taking them up there, but soon the action starts. Jesus transfigures, revealing His God-self to His disciples. The action intensifies when their Old Testament heroes Elijah and Moses show up, continuously speaking to Jesus. Peter speaks, causing this reaction – God thunders out of a cloud of light,

“This is My Son, My Beloved, with Whom I am [and have always been] delighted. Listen to Him!” (verse 5).

Faith Game Level 1 assignment has been made clear: LISTEN TO JESUS.

Next “cut scene” is the plateau. The action ceases, allowing their heart rate to slow down and the adrenaline to stop flowing. The disciples fall on their faces in fear after hearing the Lord speak. Jesus comes over, touches them and tells them NOT to be afraid (remember, their faith assignment on level one is to listen to Jesus!)  Immediately, the cloud is gone, God is silent again, Moses and Elijah disappear, and all that is left with them on the mountaintop is Jesus. Frankly, that’s all we need, and we have passed level one.

Faith Game, Level 2. Narrative for this plateau: Jesus is headed back down the mountain with the guys in tow. Their instructions for this level, and all the others to come are not to relate anything they’ve seen until He is risen from the dead.

Hit the pause button here: Remember that every movie and every video game have THE BOSS? The Boss, for all of us that play the Faith Game, is DEATH, hell and the grave. We now have insight into who The Boss is – and it’s not satan! Push the PLAY button now to continue.

While they trek downhill, Jesus sets the scene for His resurrection, telling them what will happen during the passion. They get it, because they learned to LISTEN in level one.

It’s their FAITH!

Finally, arriving at the bottom of the mountain, they are met by an enormous crowd. The action once more begins to build. A man begs Jesus to heal his son, stating that His disciples were unable to do it.  Jesus gets upset, railing on this guy, saying,

“Oh you unbelieving and thoroughly perverse generation! How long am I to remain with you? How long am I to bear with you? Bring him here to Me.” (Matthew 17:17 AMPC)

Immediately, Jesus rebuked the demon, it left the boy, and he was cured instantly. Boom!

Again, a plateau, which calms everyone down, explaining the lesson they just learned. This cut-scene is where the disciples ask Him why THEY couldn’t drive the demon out?

It’s their FAITH!

“He said to them, Because of the littleness of your faith [that is, your lack of [a]firmly relying trust]. For truly I say to you, if you have faith [[b]that is living] like a grain of mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, Move from here to yonder place, and it will move; and nothing will be impossible to you.” (Matthew 17:20)

Faith Game, Level 3: The narrative continues. Jesus tells the disciples what is going to happen to The Son of Man, including even more details this time. Now, remember: in the previous two levels of the Faith Game they have learned to LISTEN to Jesus, and to use their FAITH.

Are you playing The Faith Game?

The action begins. Peter is in Capernaum, the Jewish tax collectors ask him for money for the temple, alluding that Jesus hasn’t paid. Jesus gives him further instructions for this level of the Faith Game.

“And when he came home, Jesus spoke to him [about it] first, saying, What do you think, Simon? From whom do earthly rulers collect duties or tribute—from their own sons or from others not of their own family?

26 And when Peter said, From other people not of their own family, Jesus said to him, Then the sons are exempt.” (verses 25, 26).

Peter has learned that the sons are exempt from the rule of this world. He has learned his position as a son in the Kingdom of God, and about his authority. He now has three mighty weapons that he can use in the Game of Faith – Listen to Jesus, Use your Faith, and Know Your Position of Authority.

In closing out this level of the Game of Faith, Jesus gives this instruction set to Peter – and indeed to ALL of us that are playing The Faith Game:

 “However, in order not to give offense and cause them to stumble [that is, to cause them to judge unfavorably and unjustly] go down to the sea and throw in a hook. Take the first fish that comes up, and when you open its mouth you will find there a shekel. Take it and give it to them to pay the temple tax for Me and for yourself.” (verse 27)

This is a Game Inside of a Game – we must play the game of this world, not by the rules of this world, but by the rules of The Faith Game. We are not of this world! We are aliens, just passing through. We have supernatural power, and supernatural help is available to us. We have the Holy Spirit of God – fully 1/3 of the Trinity – residing inside of us! Jesus has given us mighty weapons of warfare to enable us to walk by FAITH, listening to Him as we use our Authority that He has given us while we are training for reigning in this level of existence.

After all, there is a new level after this one that we are living, in the Kingdom of Heaven.

Bless you as you play the Faith Game!

Edie Bayer

www.KingdomPromoters.org

The Cannon and God’s Big Arrows!

I better release this word right now before God gives it to someone else!

On October 30th, immediately before the election, the Lord gave me a vision.  In this vision, I saw Jesus toss some arrows into the back end of an old-timey, 1800’s-style cannon. They weren’t regular sized arrows. They were super-sized…more like the size of javelins, or spears. I couldn’t really tell if He was angry, disgusted, or just nonchalant by the way He tossed them in. Puzzled, I asked the Lord what it meant, but He gave me no answer. 

The very next day, during my prayer time, the Lord gave me a second vision. Jesus tossed these same super-sized arrows into the back of the same cannon; however, this time He slammed the back end of the cannon shut. Then He swung a baseball bat left-handed, hitting the knob on the back side of the cannon. The force of this impact shot the arrows out the business end of the cannon, causing them to spray all across the sky! They flew in every direction, arching to the sides as well as straight ahead.

Psalm 18:14

“He sent out His arrows, and scattered them,

And lightning flashes in abundance and routed them.”

I know that when God says something twice He REALLY means it, and we better pay attention! Yet, still not understanding, for weeks now I have been seeking the Lord for the meaning of these two back-to-back, cannon-and-arrows visions. Along with the unfolding of current events I believe He has revealed the answer – but it was not until He urged me to sit down and write this prophetic word this morning. The KEY is the 1800’s style cannon!

Let me explain! I believe the oversized arrows – javelins, or spears – are the works of God.  Anything that God does is going to be BIG! That is why the arrows are the size of spears! They are the BIG ARROWS of GOD, and they will hit their mark every time – BULLSEYE!

Look at this:

Psalm 144:6

“Flash forth lightning and scatter them;

Send out Your arrows and confuse them.”

I believe that God is moving to take back His country!

Jeremiah 51:11

“Sharpen the arrows, fill the quivers!

…Because His purpose is against Babylon to destroy it;

For it is the vengeance of the Lord, vengeance for His temple.”

Why would He do that? What would cause Him to want to destroy anything or anybody – to get vengeance? More specifically, what does God hate, and in fact is an ABOMINATION to Him?

Proverbs 6:16-19

These six things the Lord hates, indeed, seven are an abomination to Him:

A proud look [the spirit that makes one overestimate himself and underestimate others], a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

A heart that manufactures wicked thoughts and plans, feet that are swift in running to evil,

A false witness who breathes out lies [even under oath], and he who sows discord among his brethren.”

My friends, we have hit the jackpot with this election coupled with what is happening in this nation! Every single thing that God ABHORS is simultaneously going on right now! Is it any wonder that He is moved to action?

The Key is the 1800’s cannon! The 1876 presidential election was so contentious and tumultuous that no president could be chosen. This is how it happened that “dueling electors” were born! Three states each sent two slates of electors to Congress, causing the showdown that I believe we will witness again real-time very soon! We are once again in a contentious and tumultuous presidential election. Although each of us has his/her own pick for the president, without God’s intervention we might never know who was rightfully chosen by Him! This is the one who is supposed to steward America into 2021.

BUT GOD! God is sending His arrows, scattering them across the skies of the United States of America! Even if the Supreme Court will not enter into the fracas, the God of the Universe is on the job! The entire world is watching this drama as it unfolds! God has center-stage! He will be vindicated! He is our justifier and our redeemer! He owns this nation – lock, stock and barrel! He will not allow any harm to come to it, because He is not through with it yet!

Don’t be afraid!

Psalm 91:5

“You will not be afraid of the terror by night,

Or of the arrow that flies by day…”

Don’t be afraid! God is in control! Didn’t He tell us that whatever could be shaken would be? Regardless of your political beliefs, no matter which side of this controversy that you find yourself on, BELIEVE IN GOD! Trust in GOD! He is cleaning up the mess that we the people have created.

He will protect His plans and His purposes in this land. We are safe in the palm of His hand. As a bonus, the church – His Ekklesia – is arising! We have come to the altar continually for weeks, crying out day and night in UNISON for God to move! He has heard us and answered!

Regardless of how this political upheaval is resolved, regardless of which side of the fence you are on, if you are in Christ Jesus, He is with you.

Proverbs 3:5-6

“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.

In all your ways know, recognize, and acknowledge Him, and He will direct and make straight and plain your paths.”

Edie Bayer

www.KingdomPromoters.orgedie@kingdompromoters.org

God said, “Learn to speak in your native tongue: The language of The Alien!”

I had an impression and a vision yesterday, one that is so strong that I simply MUST share it. I felt impressed to communicate that, as Christians, we are indeed aliens in this realm. Because we don’t belong here, many of us are floundering, flopping around, with no true direction … feeling that we do not fit in. That is because we don’t! However, there is a culture to which we do belong – our true culture – one where we have the key and speak the language: the language of The Alien.

“My kingdom is not of this world.” (John 18:36 KJV)

“They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.” (John 17:16 KJV)

We are not of this world! Jesus, THE ruling authority, told Pilate that His Kingdom is not of this world. That means that ours is not, either! We are truly aliens! Most of us know we are aliens, and some joke about it. But it is NO LAUGHING MATTER, not when the end of days is steadily marching toward us.

Every kingdom has its own culture. Have we taken time to learn the culture of this Kingdom? We must understand our true culture, even though we are born into and subsequently embedded into the false culture of this world – one of evil, rioting, murder and fake news. We must learn who we truly are and how to function. In order to do this, we must learn how to speak the language of the motherland – the Kingdom of God – and the language of the alien.

I watched a movie awhile back where aliens landed on earth. Their ship hovered twenty feet above the ground, so the scientists had to climb up into it. The aliens didn’t make it easy for them. Once inside the craft, they found themselves sideways at a 90-degree angle to the earth. The aliens had taken every care to protect the scientists from themselves, knowing that their very presence could threaten their lives. They had a clear protective barrier, a transparent wall, and used it like a whiteboard to write on in some type of smoky, quickly disappearing ink. This alien species took the time to teach them their language – their alphabet first, and then words – in their native tongue. The aliens, in this way, had effectively taught them how to communicate with their species.

Stay with me! God is showing us something here.

Just a few nights ago I watched, for the very first time, “The Miracle Worker”. It was in black and white, made the year I was born, so it’s an old movie. Anyway, we all know the Helen Keller storyline, and how her teacher, Annie Sullivan, taught her sign language. Helen was little more than a beast, without any way to communicate, which frustrated both her and her family. However, in watching the movie, it struck me that until Helen understood that the “finger games” that Annie was using to teach her was the NAME of the object, there was no communication to be had. It wasn’t until the famous water-pump scene that Helen finally made the connection that these hand movements were the names of the objects she was touching. Annie had taught her words – the names of these objects – and in so doing, had taught her how to communicate with others that were alien to her – those not blind and deaf.  

Now God is trying to teach us aliens to make the connection. Please hear His heart! God wastes nothing. These movies, although at the time considered mere entertainment, were broken pieces of bread and fish placed into my basket, to pull out later as food for others. In short, watching these movies allowed God to use them to explain – in easily relatable, earthen vessel (earthling) terms – why we have so many issues trying to become Christ-like.

It is because we don’t speak the same language! What we are speaking is akin to Spanglish – a mixture of two different cultures, two different languages. He has chosen this season in time to teach us how to communicate with Him, in His language and His dialect, in the purity of our true culture, so that we can speak in our true native tongue: The Language of The Alien! Without the ability to communicate with God – to really communicate His way, in His Name – we can achieve a modicum of success, but we will never truly understand Him. Our goal in this next season is to make the connection…to CONNECT with God. This way we grow closer to Him and understand Him, and in so doing, understand ourselves as well as our true culture as Kingdom citizens.

What God showed me is the Bible is not a book of rules and regulations – it is an instruction manual to learn how to communicate with God. He trains us in the way that we can best communicate with Him. Look at Jesus! He went away for hours to pray, sometimes all night. He went into solitary places and high up on mountaintops to be alone with God. Although the Bible doesn’t expressly say so, we can guess that God did most of the talking, since Jesus said that He only says what He hears the Father saying (see John 12:49)! We need to speak the same language as Jesus, who speaks the same language as the Father. The language of The Father is the language of The Alien. We can no longer afford to mix the world’s language with His language, or the world’s culture with His culture … our true culture. It is all-or-nothing time.  

“And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness…” (Genesis 1:26 KJV)

“But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation;   Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.” (1 Peter 1:15-16 KJV)

But Good News! He has released the ultimate cure, The Miracle Worker – Holy Spirit! Holy Spirit comes to dwell within us, drawing us unto holiness, becoming our translator, helping us to speak and understand the language of The Alien, the language of love – the language of God. He has come to convict and to lead and guide us into all truth and to help us overcome those obstacles that stand in the way to the fullness of who we truly are in God.

God also showed me the one key that we need: Holiness. He is holy, so we need to be holy. Holiness is the key in the lock that allows entry through the door to communing with God. Communing with God is the root of communication with God. We cannot grow closer to God, to our own ultimate likeness, without holiness. This is why we simply cannot understand God – without being like Him.  

As this earth-clock steadily ticks toward midnight, I feel in my spirit that it is IMPERATIVE that we learn who we TRULY are – not who the earth realm has taught us to believe we are. Only the Holy Spirit of God can train or retrain us to know our true identity. Allow the Spirit of God to instruct you in these final hours; to teach you to unlock the door to communicating with our Heavenly Father, becoming more and more like Him, as well as becoming the true Alien that you were created to be.

I pray He speaks to you through this word today. Blessings to you in the Language of the Alien!

Edie Bayer

www.KingdomPromoters.org

The Lord says, “What you are building is not what it looks like!”

In worship recently the Lord showed me some dots moving in a circle. As I pressed in to view them, the dots changed into flags of different colors, continuously moving in a circle. The flags furled and unfurled simultaneously, never breaking formation, but circling around and around. As I viewed them, wondering what they symbolized, I heard the voice of the Lord say, “I am resurrecting unity!”

Next He showed me someone carrying two silver mylar balloons on a stick. I heard in my spirit that they looked like ordinary balloons but were actually balloons of blessings! These balloons were filled with the blessings of the fullness of God, being carried to us two at a time!

Then I saw a sandy seashore, and from the angle He showed me I could see a portion of a stone wall. Focusing in on the stone wall, I heard him say, “You are building bridges!” Although taken aback, since this was obviously a stone wall, I clearly heard God say, “What you are building is not what it looks like!”

Still in worship, He told me to get down on the floor and roll around. I thought about it for a minute, because frankly, I hadn’t rolled around on the floor since I was a child. I was not even sure I remembered how! Regardless, I did as I was told. I went to the back of the room, got down on the floor and rolled around. As I lay on my face afterward, He spoke, saying, “This may look like foolishness, but it is actually warfare!”

“For the story and message of the cross is sheer absurdity and folly to those who are perishing and on their way to perdition, but to us who are being saved it is the [manifestation of] the power of God.” (1 Corinthians 1:18 AMPC).

Listen, brethren: The things of God look one way, but in fact are another! His Kingdom is upside down, where rolling around is warfare, stone walls are bridges, balloons are blessings and dots moving in a circle are resurrection power unity! Prayer may look like just words, and may even sound like just words, but in the spirit realm it is a weapon of mass destruction! When Jesus went to the cross, it looked like death, but was actually the most astounding and monumental event of all time – the gateway to eternal life!

This applies to all of our lives and ministries! As a personal example, Darryl and I are building a house in the forest, but it is so much more than just a house! God has named it “The Refuge”, and when it is complete it will be a place of hope and a bridge for those who will cross over it into the Kingdom! It is the first fruits of God’s plan – an entire subdivision, culminating in an Apostolic Hub that will train many and release them into the fields for the greatest harvest of all time! It may look like just a house, but it is so much more than that! God has a plan, and it is good.

What you are building is not what it looks like! What is happening in your life right now? What are you experiencing? I guarantee that it is not what it looks like!  Have you got a wild child? Just as Jesus’ disciples had to wait three days to see the manifestation of His glorious resurrection, you may have to wait a little while to see the child who is running wild right now is actually walking out his testimony! Remember, what you are building is not what it looks like!

Does it look like trouble? It may look like failure but is in fact victory! It may look like you have been demoted but it is in fact a setup for promotion! God is not taking something from you – He is trying to get something TO YOU! It may look like a closed door, but in reality, the windows of heaven have been opened over you! Get ready, because God is pouring out such a blessing that you cannot possibly contain it all (see Malachai 3:10)! Hallelujah!

Do we look like ordinary people? Well, we are not! What God is building is not what it looks like! He is building us, His church, and we are HIS children (see 1 John 1:1, 2). We are overcomers (see 1 John 5:5), and more than conquerors (see Romans 8:37)! We are the head and NOT the tail, above and not beneath (see Deuteronomy 8:13)! If God builds, and it doesn’t look like what it looks like, the same is true for us, too. So relax! It’s all God, and it’s all good.

Remember this during a building season…You are building a kingdom here in the earth realm for the King of Kings! It will not be what it looks like! He is in control, no matter what it looks like. Be encouraged and have faith! It will look like God in the end.

Many multiplied blessings as you build!

Edie Bayer

www.KingdomPromoters.org

 

 

 

Use your MOUTH! Get your FISH!

The Lord spoke to me and said that we need to pray for our big fish, because He wants to give it to us.

I believe He has said that it is time for the body of Christ to finally have their big fish. Whatever that fish is for you, it’s time! However, there is a “catch”, pardon the play on words. We must pray for the strategy that He wants to use and then follow it.

Watch this! In Matthew 17:27 Jesus says to Peter:

“Go down to the sea and throw in a hook;

Take the first fish that comes up

And when you open its mouth you will find there a shekel

Take it and give it to pay the temple tax for Me and yourself”

Jesus is giving Peter instructions to get money, which is found in the mouth of the fish, which he is being told he must catch – but he WILL, because Jesus is telling him he will. This is good news for you and me, because now He is speaking to us!

I believe He is saying that He is going to bless you big time. However, you must DO WHAT HE TELLS YOU TO DO! If He tells you to go to the sea and throw in a hook, do it! If He tells you to switch sides of the boat, do it! If He tells you to give money to someone, do it! If He tells you to feed someone, do it! If He tells you to pray for someone, do it! In the words of his wise mother at Cana, “Whatever He says to you, do it.” (John 2:5 AMPC)

Now, since God uses people, and the angels hearken to His word, that means we must use our MOUTH speaking the word in order to activate this process! In Greek, the “mouth” is sharp, like the leading edge of a sword. The word also means a SLICE, like a single cut made with a very sharp object. This sounds like the Sword of the Spirit to me!

So, putting those two together, here is the plan:

  1. Pray for the strategy for the fish God wants to release to you, and
  2. Pray the word to put your angels to work!

Then bless somebody with it, and it will come back to you pressed down, shaken together and overflowing. God will use people to pour into your bosom!

Hallelujah! Enjoy your fish!

Edie Bayer

KingdomPromoters.org

Pentecostal Instructions: How to fight demons – by the POWER of the Holy Spirit!

I dreamed I was fighting demons. There were so many! Worse, they were resistant to being destroyed.

I attempted to get rid of them by pointing my finger at them and saying, “In the Name of Jesus, I command you to die!” I was surprised, because even though this had always worked, nothing happened. As I fought one demon after another, I actually got into fear because they were not disappearing; in fact, they were belligerently resistant. A “boss” demon cocked his head, looked at me, and said, “Nothing is happening.”

I ran away! Then I came upon my father who was on one knee next to a toilet overflowing with deep blue water. Desperate, I stood at the door and shouted, “Daddy! Help me!”

He turned to me and said something, which unfortunately I don’t remember, but hearing from my Father activated my faith! Suddenly, I had a different philosophy…I BELIEVED I was going to destroy them! I believed I was going to overcome! In my dream it occurred to me that I wasn’t winning because I didn’t BELIEVE I was going to!

I took the “boss demon” by the throat with my right hand and squeezed hard. Full of faith now, my command to him changed to, “By the POWER of the Holy Spirit, in the Name of Jesus, I command you to die!”

Sure enough, just like in a horror movie, the head of the demon began to shrivel up. It fell to the ground, dead, just empty “skin” – it had no substance. Upon inspection, underneath the “skin” of the demon turned out to be my clothing. GET THIS: Just like a bed that is made to look like someone is sleeping in it, the head was a pair of my socks, and the body a crumpled-up pile of dirty clothing.

Here is what I believe God is saying in this hour:

  1. The way we used to do things won’t work anymore. I know we know this, but it is becoming more and more apparent every day! The way we used to handle spiritual things is no longer working. In the dream, I pointed at the demon from a distance and spoke to it. That didn’t work, although it had always worked in the past. In this dream, I had to get up close and personal, in combat, literally choking the life out of it. For myself and probably many others, I believe this means that some of the demons we are encountering we will have to do face-to-face, hand-to-hand warfare to win…but we will win!

“Your hand-to-hand combat is not with human beings, but with the highest principalities and authorities operating in rebellion under the heavenly realms.” TPT Eph 6:12

2. God keeps showing me this over and over, but it’s important: WE MUST BELIEVE! We cannot come at the demons in this season with half-baked cultural Christianity. We must KNOW whose we are and BELIEVE that we can win! We must know that all things are possible by the POWER of the Holy Spirit – Who lives in us!

“Fear not: believe only…” – Jesus, Luke 8:50, KJV.

“But you shall receive power (ability, efficiency, and might) when the Holy Spirit has come upon you...” – Jesus, Acts 1:8

“But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.” Romans 8:11 KJV

 “Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?”  1Corinthians 3:16 KJV                                                                      

Important to note: the “boss” demon in your life – the one that is really rebellious and resistant to destruction – is just a pile of dirty laundry! It has no substance; it is all smoke and mirrors. It cannot stand up to the POWER of the Holy Spirit, which is activated by BELIEF. Belief, our FAITH, comes by hearing, and hearing the word of God.

“So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” Romans 10:17 KJV

It didn’t even take shoes for it to be under my feet the entire time!

“And the God of peace will crush Satan under your feet shortly.” Romans 16:20 NKJV

Its body was dirty clothes – the ones traded for Glory when coming to Christ!

“…all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags.” Isaiah 64:6 KJV;

Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments…” Zechariah 3:3

YOU HAVE THIS POWER! You have the power to overcome evil, the power to fight demons. You are more than a conqueror (see Romans 8:37). Simply BELIEVE you can win against any and every demon that you encounter – and you WILL – by the POWER of the Holy Spirit in the Name of Jesus!

Pentecostal Instructions. God pointed out this familiar scripture in Ephesians 6:11-18 AMPC that instructs us about our armor when doing warfare. Although this may seem elementary to most of us, He wants us to read it again…and again! More than that, He expects us to USE IT in this season! It’s IMPORTANT!

11 Put on God’s whole armor [the armor of a heavy-armed soldier which God supplies], that you may be able successfully to stand up against [all] the strategies and the deceits of the devil.

12 For we are not wrestling with flesh and blood [contending only with physical opponents], but against the despotisms, against the powers, against [the master spirits who are] the world rulers of this present darkness, against the spirit forces of wickedness in the heavenly (supernatural) sphere.

13 Therefore put on God’s complete armor, that you may be able to resist and stand your ground on the evil day [of danger], and, having done all [the crisis demands], to stand [firmly in your place].

14 Stand therefore [hold your ground], having tightened the belt of truth around your loins and having put on the breastplate of integrity and of moral rectitude and right standing with God,

15 And having shod your feet in preparation [to face the enemy with the [a]firm-footed stability, the promptness, and the readiness [b]produced by the good news] of the Gospel of peace.

16 Lift up over all the [covering] shield of [c]saving faith, upon which you can quench all the flaming missiles of the wicked [one].

17 And take the helmet of salvation and the sword that the Spirit [d]wields, which is the Word of God.

18 Pray at all times (on every occasion, in every season) in the Spirit, with all [manner of] prayer and entreaty. To that end keep alert and watch with strong purpose and perseverance, interceding in behalf of all the saints (God’s consecrated people). 

Edie Bayer

www.KingdomPromoters.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instructions to Overcome Every Enemy in Your Life – RIGHT NOW!

Just this morning my bible fell open to Esther 9. With everything that has been going on in the earth realm, specifically with the c-virus, the elections and the division in this nation on so many levels, the very first verse arrested me:

“Now in the twelfth month, the month of Adar, on the thirteenth day of Adar when the king’s command and his edict were about to be executed, on the [very] day that the enemies of the Jews had planned for a massacre of them, it was turned to the contrary and the Jews had rule over those who hated them.” (Esther 9:1 AMPC)

NOW! It hit me: God is speaking right now, directly to us! It suddenly occurred to me that we are in the month of Adar, and the thirteenth was just yesterday. This verse jumped off the page! This is a NOW word, just like the verse stated, for such a time as this (see Esther 4:14)!

In this passage of scripture the tables were turned, and God’s people – you and me – had rule over those who hated them. Who hates you? The devil! Who is your enemy? Sickness, disease, financial distress, fear and on and on! The devil uses spirits that manifest in the natural to do his dirty work.

But fear not! I believe this portion of scripture is critical to overcoming every enemy of yours right now. Dropping down to verse five, the Lord gives us the key to securing our victory:

“The Jews smote all their enemies with the sword, slaughtering and destroying them, and did as they chose with those who hated them.

We are spiritual beings in a spiritual battle and the Bible is a spiritual book! This chapter gives us instructions as to how to win this spiritual battle: we are to kill the 10-sons of Haman and hang them on the post, just like their father.

Our God went to great lengths to make sure He gave us the names of Haman’s sons’ (see Esther 9:7). It is a known fact that all Bible names mean something. God hides priceless gems in these names for those willing to dig.

INVEST Here!
So, in digging, I found one of those priceless gems. Haman’s sons’ names line up with what is going on right now! These ten names are the names of ten spirits, the spirits of Haman, the offspring of the devil loosed in the end times. Using them, God has given us instructions for how to overcome in this hour!

In Hebrew, Haman’s ten sons’ names mean:

  1. A spirit whose name means to distance people from God, by whatever means. In this hour, due to a certain virus, it means “social distancing”: shutting down churches!
  2. A spirit that uses the church and its people with bad intentions;
  3. The spirit of greed, where people choose money over God;
  4. The spirit of Pornography;
  5. The spirit of Haughtiness and arrogance, aka entitlement;
  6. The spirit of distraction;
  7. The spirit of division: this one’s name literally means to tear people apart, like ripping a piece of cloth, shredding the actual fibers. In this hour this spirit is working overtime in the United States: politics, party factions, racism and even Christians are divided.
  8. A spirit whose name means to continuously inject venomous poison into people. This one is utilizing the media. Media in every form continuously, non-stop, 24-hours a day, 7-days a week injects poison into peoples’ minds and hearts with fear.
  9. The spirit of affliction. This one utilizes suffering and worrying, about one’s livelihood in particular. In this hour, this one is wreaking havoc to the global economy. Almost no one is immune.
  10. This spirit’s name means bitterness and harsh judgement.

We cannot allow these spirits to take hold in our house! God has given us both power and weapons. We must use the Sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God.

“And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God.” (Ephesians 6:17 AMP)

If Haman’s offspring are coming after your livelihood, shout the words of victory that will stop them cold:

“Thank you God that you satisfy our every need from your riches in Glory in Christ Jesus (see Philippians 4:19)! Thank you God that with blessing you will bless us and multiplying you will multiply us (see Hebrews 6:14). Thank you God that everywhere we set our foot we will take that land (see Joshua 1:3), that everything we set our hands to shall prosper (see Deuteronomy 15:10), that your will is for us to prosper and be in good health, even as our soul prospers (see 3 John 1:2)!

People of God: Pick up your sword and swing it to take the head off that Goliath! Kill the sons of Haman with the sword of the Spirit! Each of us has a unique battle going on right now. Find scripture and speak it out, decreeing it over your situation, believing that the words that you speak will come to pass!

The Lord goes before you and He Himself is your rear guard (see Isaiah 52:12). If God be for us, who can be against us (see Romans 8:31)? Everything is going to be alright, rest assured.

Be blessed as God ministers to you in this season.
Edie Bayer
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Do you have DOUBLE VISION?

Jesus said in Luke 11:34 that the eye is the lamp to the soul. Further, He said that if your eye is clear (or sound), that your body is full of light; conversely, if it’s not, you’re not.

What exactly does that mean?

Strong’s 3788 says that the EYE is, figuratively speaking, your VISION. It is your “mind’s eye”…. what you see in your mind, your imagination, your focus. In short, your vision.

What is your EYE showing you? Is your eye clear? Do you have a clear vision? What is your VISION? Where is it leading you?

Strong’s 573 for CLEAR or SOUND in Greek is haploús (haploós) – properly, unfolded, single – literally, “without folds”, referring to a single (undivided) focus, i.e. without a (secret) “double agenda” which prevents an over-complicated life (becoming needlessly distracted).

Is your life overly complicated? Are you constantly running and working, and feel as though you are accomplishing nothing? Or, do you feel as though you are constantly hopping the proverbial “Christian fence”: constantly flip-flopping between the ways of the world and the ways of God?

If so, check your EYE, because you may have double vision.

Narrow it down to Jesus. Seek first the Kingdom of Heaven, and all these other things will be added unto you (see Matthew 6:33). Have BIG FAITH for what the Lord wants to do for you in this season. Trust Him in ALL THINGS! Understand He wants better for you than you want for yourself! Believe in Him and believe Him. Follow Him. Do everything you can to clear out anything that doesn’t line up with His will and His ways.

You will be rewarded with haplous … single, undivided focus and a clear vision to achieve the goals that God has for you in this new season.

Luke 11:34-36 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)

34 Your eye is the lamp of your body; when your eye (your conscience) is sound and fulfilling its office, your whole body is full of light; but when it is not sound and is not fulfilling its office, your body is full of darkness.

35 Be careful, therefore, that the light that is in you is not darkness.

36 If then your entire body is illuminated, having no part dark, it will be wholly bright [with light], as when a lamp with its bright rays gives you light.

Matthew 6:33 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)

33 But seek (aim at and strive after) first of all His kingdom and His righteousness (His way of doing and being right), and then all these things taken together will be given you besides.