Prayer Summary for Thursday, June 11, 2015

Jerre led in worship…

♪ I will give thanks to thee, O my Lord, above the heavens… I will sing praise to You, my God, while I have my being… His love is so great… it is great to the heavens… and Your faithfulness to the clouds… be exalted, O God, above the heavens, and let your glory be over all the earth… be exalted, O God, above the heavens and let Your glory be over the earth… ♪

Opening prayer…

Thank You, Jesus. That is what we need and that’s what we desire—Your glory, Your fire. It’s so necessary, Lord. I know You know but we know the importance of it—Your presence and glory, the things that You’ve promised. Your Word that is true… thank You for Your Word. Thank You, Jesus.

Pastor Ray shared…

This morning, I thought about a boss I had years ago. I used to work for the department store, Dayton’s. I worked in design there. My boss was a good man but he’d always tell us, “Just don’t do too good of a job because you won’t know what to do the next time you have to do it.” I’m like, “That doesn’t make sense.” He’d always say that. When we’d be fixing up the store and putting up displays, we’d want to do it the best we could. And he would always say to hold back a little because the next time you have to do it better. I was thinking about that while Jerre was singing about the glory. Can we have so much presence that we can’t get any more? No! We want everything we’re desiring. We know there is more for tomorrow. I love that about the Lord. He doesn’t change. There is more of Him all the time and there always will be. How do we wrap our brains around that? We can’t. Thank You, Father, for the saturation of Your presence. We honor it and welcome it here today.

I have something to read. I found this on Facebook. This is eight things that Smith Wigglesworth gave in 1927 at Angelus Temple in Los Angeles. Mario Murillo the evangelist put this out. Mario said:

[begin quote] On August 11, 1927, Smith Wigglesworth stood in Angelus Temple to preach on preparing for the Second Coming of Christ. He told the audience that liquid fire was consuming him. Then Smith made this opening statement:

But there will be things that will happen prior to His coming that we shall know. You can tell. I am like one this morning that is moving with a liquid, holy, indispensable, real fire in my bosom, and I know it is burning and the body is not consumed. It is real fire from heaven that is making my utterances come to you to know that He is coming. He is on the way. God is going to help me tell you why you will know. You that have the breath of the Spirit, there is something now moving as I speak. As I speak, this breath of mighty, quickening, moving, changing, desirable power is making you know and it is this alone that is making you know that you will be ready.

1. There must be special preparation for the return of Christ and at least half of all believers will be totally unprepared. We have to see that these days have to come before the Lord can come. There has to be a falling away. I want to speak to you very exactly. All the people which are pressing into and getting ready for this glorious attained place where they shall not be found naked, where they shall be blameless, where they shall be immovable, where they shall be purified by the power of the Word of God, have within them a consciousness of the very presence of God within, changing their very nature and preparing them for a greater thing, and causing them to be ready for translation.

This is the day of purifying. This is the day of holiness. This is the day of separation. This is the day of waking. O God, let us wake today! Let the inner spirit wake into consciousness that God is calling us. There are in the world two classes of believers. There are believers which are disobedient, or I ought to say there are children which are saved by the power of God which are disobedient children. And there are children which are just the same saved by the power of God who all the time are longing to be more obedient.

And we heard the word come rushing, through all over, “new theology” that damnable, devilish, evil power that lived in some of these disobedient children, which in these last days opened the door to the next thing.

2. There will be many Christians who believe that they can do whatever they want and God will look the other way. People are tremendously afraid of this position because they have heard so much on this line: “Oh, you know you are the elect of God. You are sure to be all right.” There have been in England great churches which were laid out upon these things. I thank God that they’re all withered. You will find if you go to England those strong people that used to hold all these things are almost withered out. Why? Because they went on to say whatever you did, if you were elect, you were right. That is wrong. The elect of God are those that are pressing forward.

3. It will be common for preachers to deny the existence of hell. Denying hell prepares the way for antichrist. What? No hell. The devil has always said that “what does Christian Science say?” [Ray says, “We could insert other names here for the times we’re in right now.] No hell, no devil. They are ready for him. The devil has always said no hell, no evil. And these people are preparing, and they do not know it, for the Man of Sin.

4. It is offensive to talk about the blood of Christ. When I spoke about the blood and when I spoke about this infernal thing, the whole place was upset. You be careful when anybody comes to you with a sugar-coated pill or with a slimy tongue. They are always of the devil. The Spirit of the Lord will always deal with truth. These people never deal with truth. They always cover up the truth.

Do you believe it? Who can do it? THE BLOOD CAN DO IT! The blood, the blood, Oh the blood! The blood of the Lamb. The blood of Jesus can do it. Spotless, clean, preserved for God. Give the devil the biggest chase of his life and say these words: “The blood of Jesus Christ, God’s Son, cleanseth us from all unrighteousness.”

5. The world will look to worship a man and will overlook his faults to get him into power. These people are determined to have a man. They know someone has to come. We know Who He is that is coming. They begin to make a man. So they find a man in India, they polish him up as much as thye can, and they make him as—well, in appearance, but you know we are told by the Lord that there is soft clothing goes onto wolves’ backs.

6. That people believe that certain preachers are of God simply because of their crowds and their buildings. A person said to me, “You see, the Christian Scientists must be right—look at the beautiful buildings. Look at all the people following them.” Yes, everybody can belong to it. You can go to any brother you like, you can go to any theater you like, you can go to any race course you like, you can be mixed up with the rest of the people in your life and still be a Christian Scientist. You can have the devil right and left and anywhere, and still belong to Christian Science.

7. As Churches turn away from the Holy Spirit many believers go to false teachers. The secret of many people going into Christian Science is a barren church that had not the Holy Ghost. Christian Science exists because the churches have a barren place because they haven’t the Holy Ghost. There would be no room for Christian Science if the churches were filled with the Holy Ghost.

8. The last days are a time for the true people of God to engage in extravagant asking. Up to this present time, the Lord’s word is for us, “Hitherto ye have asked nothing.” Surely you people that have been asking great things from God for a long time would be amazed if you entered into it with clear knowledge that it is the Master, it is Jesus, who has such knowledge of the mightiness of the power of the Father, of the joint union with Him, that nothing is impossible for you to ask. Surely it is He only Who could say, “Hitherto you have asked nothing.” So God means me to press you another step forward. Begin to believe on extravagant asking, believing that God is pleased when you ask large things. [end quote]

Pastor Ray continued…

We’re not coming against Christian Science or any other belief. We’re standing on what the Word says and declaring that to be true. Right? We’re only “somebody” because He is “somebody” and He’s filled us with His precious Holy Spirit. It’s humbling when you know yourself. I’m talking about myself. But we are worthy because of the precious blood of Jesus. We’ve been made righteous. What a blessing. We’re righteous because of the precious holy blood of the Lamb. We’ve been made to be righteous. We’ve been filled with the Holy Spirit. We are anointed and the anointing will not be taken away from us. We have faith in God, in His Word that what He said shall come to pass. And we don’t need to have a whole big load of faith. The Word says we just need a little mustard seed kind of faith and that’s enough. Hallelujah!

Thank You, Father, for Your precious holy Word. Thank You for Your presence upon our lives, moving through our churches, manifesting yourself in all kinds of different ways, leading us, directing us, revealing unto us all the things that are true. We overcome by Your precious blood. Thank you. It’s not us. It’s You! Extravagant ministries. Extravagant meetings where everybody that comes is saved. Extravagant—where there is plenty to go around. Enough finances to do whatever God says to do.


Boundaries have to be removed
By faith, we see that
Our God is an extravagant God—streets of gold, joy unspeakable
Thank You, Father, that it is Your plan for heaven right here on this earth
We choose to cooperate with You and Your Word
We choose to ask greatly!

Pastor Ray shared…

When I read that about limitations, I saw the walls of this chapel go down, the walls of the church go down. There would be freedom all the time. Freedom to exit and freedom to go out wherever we’re called to go and freedom for everyone to come in. No walls. No boundaries. No matter how poor or rich. Everyone.

Some will smell one way and some will look another way. But don’t look another way. Look the way I look and look to them and call them My way. For that is the Master’s call. It’s the Master’s plan for one and all. So no matter what they’ve believed in the past, we welcome them into the body of Christ. Maybe they had another title that connected them to another group. But once they come to the Father, that title will change and they also will be called Your child. A child of the King—healed, whole, wealthy in every way.

Jerre, let’s sing about the blood. Brother Wigglesworth spoke about the blood and how some people were offended. Some of the things that he said are happening right now. People are removing any reference to the blood. But we overcome by the blood! We’re cleansed by the blood. Thank You for the blood.

Jerre sang about the blood…

♪ Your blood is eternal… Your blood is eternal… And Your blood, Jesus, washes me… it was shed for me. What a sacrifice that saved my life, O Your blood it is my victory… Your blood is eternal… we declare Your blood is eternal… Your blood is the foundation of my life… Your blood, Jesus, washes me… and Your blood, Jesus, shed for me… what a sacrifice that saved my life… Your blood is everything to me. ♪

Pastor Ray shared…

We’re cleansed, washed, covered by the blood. There is direction in the blood. Healing in the blood. How could we get along without it? We couldn’t.

Yesterday we were praying for revival and Pastor Folu gave us testimonies about lives that were changed on the streets. It’s encouraging. It stirs you. We began to pray in the spirit and because we were talking about souls, lives coming into the kingdom, Pastor Folu led us in prayer about that. While we were praying, I saw our prayers had legs. There were all different kinds of legs because they were all going in different directions. I know that sounds a little weird but it helped me in my praying in the spirit. But we don’t always know what to pray in English. So we pray in other tongues. I want us to pray the way Sister Billye had everyone pray across the face of the earth in other tongues with no agenda. Let’s just see our prayers going where they need to go. Our prayers will go across the face of the earth. There is no border that they can’t cross. Our prayers go where they need to go… even into another age!

Whole group began to pray in the spirit for the rest of the session…

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