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16 May, 2019

7 Benefits of the Blood of Jesus

By |2019-05-16T14:28:53-05:00May 16th, 2019|James' Blog|0 Comments

In the Scriptures, we can find at least seven benefits concerning what the blood of Jesus has done for us. We overcome the devil and his works when we testify to what Jesus’s blood has accomplished. We become like those believers who are already in heaven, having followed Him faithfully all the way: “They triumphed over him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death” (Revelation 12:11 NIV). Jesus’s triumph over the powers of darkness is reinforced whenever we agree with [...]

9 May, 2019

Inviting God’s Glory to Strike the Mark

By |2019-05-09T11:02:00-05:00May 9th, 2019|James' Blog|0 Comments

I awoke suddenly out of a vibrant dream that was filled with lightning. (Although this happened years ago, I remember it as if it were yesterday.) One lightning bolt after another exploded before my eyes—continual, splintering, powerful lightning bolts from heaven to earth. No people. No words. Just incessant light, action, sound. When I woke up from this intense, Holy Spirit-saturated dream, the whole room still crackled with God’s electric presence. I lingered in that presence for twenty minutes or so before it dissipated. Strike the Mark As I lay there musing, What in the world was that about? I [...]

2 May, 2019

Releasing the 12 Sounds of Prayer

By |2019-05-02T15:53:21-05:00May 2nd, 2019|James' Blog|0 Comments

Each and every one of us has a part to play in God’s orchestra of prayer. What is your special sound? What instrument do you play? The Holy Spirit directs the movements of this divine symphony according to the score of God’s Word. I have identified twelve distinct “sounds” that come forth in the orchestra of prayer. How many of these sounds are part of your prayer arsenal? 1. Thanksgiving Prayers of thanksgiving are like the first movement in a symphony. They open the way to a concert of worship and intercession. The psalmist declares, “Enter His gates with thanksgiving” [...]

18 Apr, 2019

Warring Over Your Prophetic Promises

By |2019-05-02T12:24:12-05:00April 18th, 2019|James' Blog|0 Comments

“This command I entrust to you, Timothy, [my] son, in accordance with the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you fight the good fight.” I Timothy 1:18 Lessons in Victorious Spiritual Warfare In the current Global Prophetic Movement there is an increase of activity like there was 30 years ago. What was offered during that time frame is being offered once again. I call it the Prophetic 2.0—in which we build on what has gone before us. In recent weeks, I have written on “5 Prophetic Words for 2019: Fresh Bread from Heaven” that have fallen into [...]

10 Apr, 2019

First Nations Outreach

By |2019-04-11T13:33:23-05:00April 10th, 2019|James' Blog|0 Comments

As a core value of God Encounters Ministries, we practice a “Culture of Honor.” For our ministry, one biblical expression of this value comes through Honoring the Host or First Nation’s People. As part of our regular contributions to various First Nations Ministries, we helped with onsite locational prayer ventures and participated in the National Day of Prayer for the Cherokee. We gave away hundreds of our Christian books and gave towards food distribution and education. Today, we invite you to join us in holding up the hands of two ministries we have partnered with for over a decade! [...]