Years ago, I heard The LORD say, THE PERSON WHO LIVES BY FAITH NEVER HAS TO CHANGE HIS LIFESTYLE BECAUSE OF THE TIMES. Most people, even Christians, pay little or no attention to faith in God until disaster strikes, and then TRY to stir up some faith. Thank God for His grace and mercy which endures forever, but faith doesn’t work that way. Habakkuk 2:4, Romans 1:17, Galatians 3:11 and Hebrews 10:38 all state: “The just shall live by faith!” And faith comes by hearing, and hearing by The WORD of God. NO WORD—NO FAITH!
When the word of The LORD comes saying, 2015 is going to be better than 2014—and it will be; but then, another word comes saying, 2015 is not going to get better, but worse—and it will: God is speaking to two different groups of people. The first is living by faith in God, as Jesus commanded. The other is walking by fear, which is actually faith in the devil! The second group is not aware of it, of course, but it’s not faith. What’s left? Fear. Who is the spirit of fear? satan! Two groups.
Let’s look at Proverbs 4:18:
18 But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day. The path of the JUST, who live by faith, gets brighter and brighter! But now, look at verse 19:
19 The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.
They not only stumble, but have no idea what the stumbling blocks are!
DARKNESS—that’s satan’s environment. But, we walk in the LIGHT, as He is in the light (1 John 2:10, The Amplified Bible).
What about 2015? The word of The LORD came to me saying, 2015 IS THE YEAR OF THE OVERCOMER! We will walk in the greatest supernatural victories of overcoming faith which we have ever seen or heard (1 John 5:4-5).
4 For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.
5 Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?
Notice, that verse says that whosoever believes Jesus is the Son of God is an overcomer! Do you believe that Jesus is the Son of God?
Then, you are an OVERCOMER! If an overcomer is not overcoming, the problem is not the devil, or the government, or anyone else. FAITH is the victory! Say this: “I AM AN OVERCOMER! I BELIEVE THAT JESUS IS THE SON OF GOD. THEREFORE, I AM BORN OF GOD. WHATSOEVER IS BORN OF GOD OVERCOMES THE WORLD. THAT WOULD BE ME! I BELIEVE. I WILL. I TAKE IT. I HAVE VICTORY OVER THE WORLD. I AM SO GRATEFUL FOR IT. I FORGIVE, IF I HAVE AUGHT AGAINST ANY. I HAVE FAITH IN GOD!”
I also want to share with you what The LORD said to Brother Jerry Savelle and to Bishop Keith Butler. The word of The LORD came to Brother Savelle saying, 2015 will be known as the year of visitations, manifestations and demonstrations. The word of The LORD came to Bishop Butler saying, 2015 will be the year of the open door!
Take these words and, like Jesus, only say what we’ve heard the Father say! Don’t ever let The WORDS of the Father depart from your mouth! Be like the Apostle Paul in Acts 20:24. Whatever is happening around you, think and say, “NONE OF THESE THINGS MOVE ME! I’M AN OVERCOMER! JESUS HAS OPENED THE DOOR FOR MY VICTORY. BY FAITH, I’M WALKING THROUGH IT. I WALK IN VISITATIONS, MANIFESTATIONS AND DEMONSTRATIONS, ACCORDING TO THE WORD OF JESUS IN JOHN 14:21 THAT SAYS, ‘HE THAT HATH MY COMMANDMENTS, AND KEEPETH THEM, HE IT IS THAT LOVETH ME: AND HE THAT LOVETH ME SHALL BE LOVED OF MY FATHER, AND I WILL LOVE HIM, AND WILL MANIFEST MYSELF TO HIM.’”
Together, we will preach this WORD from the top of the world to the bottom, and all the way around the middle—literally. Forty-eight years ago, those were words of faith. They have become words of FACT! These days truly are the work of The LORD, and they are marvellous in our eyes!
Take these words of overcoming victory, and sow your victory seed. Declare your victory-overcoming year of harvest in every area of your life and ministry: “JESUS SAID IT. WE BELIEVE IT. WE SAY IT.”
What a year! It belongs to those who live by faith.
Gloria and I love you very much, and we pray for you every day.
Taken from the January Partner Letter, 2015
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