Live Behind The Veil
Live Behind The Veil
The Epistles
"Live Behind The Veil" is an atmosphere created by men and women of God speaking in the Holy Spirit the Father's Word. Spiritual and temporal topics are addressed openly and without respect to political correctness or religious restraint. The underlying question is always being asked; "Are you hungry and open for more of what God is pouring out?"
Family And Friends Talking
Summary: How is it we can share what we do? This is a conversation that discusses what we do with each other. Never feel as if anyone is lesser nor greater than another, we are all a part of God’s family. Show Notes: • We are a family that comes together to speak what God has put on our hearts • There is a love, respect, and trust we have for one another recognizing Christ in “our brother (sister)” • A friendship that transcends a general relationship • We are being created into gold and silver vessels for the Lord’s use References: Jeremiah 31:34 ISV No longer will a person teach his neighbor or his relative: ‘Know the Lord.’ Instead, they’ll all know me, from the least to the greatest of them,” declares the Lord. “Indeed, I’ll forgive their iniquity, and I’ll remember their sin no more.” Hebrews 8:11 ISV Never again will everyone teach his neighbor or his brother by saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ because all of them will know me, from the least important to the most important. Colossians 1:27 NASB 1977 To whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. John 17:21 NIV That all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me, and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me Ephesians 4:13-15 KJV 13. Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ: 14. That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; 15. But speaking the truth in love, may row up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ; Romans 12: 10 NLT Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other. Matthew 6:10 ESV Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Hebrews 10:30,31 ISV 30. For we know the one who said, “Vengeance belongs to me; I will pay them back,” and again, “The Lord will judge his people.” 31. It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God! Hebrews 12:28, 29 NASB 1995 28. Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; 29. for our God is a consuming fire. Zechariah 13:6 NIV If someone asks, ‘What are these wounds on your body?’ they will answer, ‘The wounds I was given at the house of my friends.’ John 15:12, 13 ESV 12. This is my commandment: Love each other in the same way I have loved you. 13. Greater love has no one that this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. John 14:2a NASB and KJV NASB: “In My Father’s house are many dwelling places;” KJV: In my Father’s house are many mansions; Quotes: • We are just sharing the love of the Lord that we have with one another • All about men and women that come together, and they just speak what is on their heart • My experience is going to be different than your experience with Christ • When we relate, we are glorifying Christ • There are different levels of walking with God • You choose where you want to dwell Take Away: We, as a family, are exposing our hearts to all that hear our podcasts, We’ve become very close and our trust in each other is beyond a natural trust. We believe that others will come to know the love and trust we are expressing here.
May 12
16 min
An Example Of Loving Our Neighbor
Summary: People recognize the Lord in you, through your compassionate acts. How do we express God’s love to another? Christ is not meant to be dormant in us, He is to be expressed to others through us. Show Notes: Make Christ alive through your actions Wherever you go, leave a “residue” of the Lord there. Who is our neighbor? We are Christ’s Ambassadors, 2 Corinthians 5:20 References: James 2:15, 16 NASB 15. If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and be filled,” and yet you do not give them what is necessary for their body, what use is that? John 3:16 NLT For this is how God loved the world: He gave His one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life. Mark 1:41 ISV Moved with compassion, Jesus reached out His hand, touched him, and told him, “I do want to. Be made clean!” Matthew 25:40, 45 NIV 40. “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ 45. “He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.’ Matthew 7:1 BLT “do not judge, lest you should be judged.” Romans 8:14 KJV For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. Galatians 5:22, 23 ESV 22. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness 23.gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Quotes: When we see a need, address it That is faith, seeing a need and addressing it Our responsibility is to come and give of ourselves People know, it is not just you. You are bringing the Lord That wasn’t me, it was the Holy Spirit It’s one of the things that makes walking with God so exciting Take Away: Understanding that God takes personally what we do to each other is a foundation where we can take compassion or kindness to show others the love that God has for them by feeding a need that is practical.
May 7
13 min
God's Fire - The Expression Of His Love To Know Me
Summary: What is the Fire all about? People tend to know “about” God; not only do we want to actually “know” God, but for Him to “know” us also. How does the Fire introduce God to me? Show Notes: • The fire produces a stability for my life. • Satan should be left alone in hell. • He wants to remove the Adamic nature in us. • God wants to know us. References: Matthew 7:21-23 NASB 21. “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter. 22. Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many miracles? 23. And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you ; Depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness.’ Hebrews 10:31 NLT It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God. John 14:26 ISV But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, will teach you all things and remind you of everything that I have told you. Psalms 139:23 KJV Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me, and know my thoughts Genesis 9:11 GNT With these words I make My covenant with you: I promise that never again will all living beings be destroyed by a flood; never again will a flood destroy the earth. Proverbs 9:10 NKJV “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. Matthew 25:1-13 Parable of the 10 virgins Quotes: • As far as my walk with the Lord and faith, boy that is as solid as a rock. • Created a fear of the Lord in our hearts • He is looking for His son’s nature in you • Do you want the fullness of Christ in you? Then you have got to go through the steps of the fire. • Their heart isn’t full of His presence and isn’t full of the Holy Spirit Take Away: The fire of the Lord is here to take away the things that prevent a relationship with Him, He wants to know us more that we want to know Him.
May 1
11 min
Training By Fire - Steps To Your Purification
Summary: The fire comes to purify us so that we can have a close relationship with the Lord What does the fire burn? Why do we go through trials and testing ’s? Show Notes: • The fire has a dual purpose, the destruction of the “bad” and the bringing out the “good”. • We want to see our Father face to face. • We have a choice in how we relate to the fire. • God is a consuming fire, when we go through the fire we get to know Him closer. References: Hebrews 12:29 KJV For our God is a consuming fire. Daniel 3:22-27 NLT The story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego Matthew 3:11 NASB “ As for me, I baptize you with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. Matthew 21:44 ISV The person who falls over this stone will be broken to pieces, but it will crush anyone on whom it falls.” James 1:2, 3 NIV 2. Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3. because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Hebrews 12:5b NASB My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, Nor faint when you are reproved by Him; Matthew 3:12 NIV His winnowing fork is in His hand, and He will clear His threshing floor, gathering His wheat into the barn and burning up the chaff with unquenchable fire. Leviticus 17:11 NLT For the life of the body is in its blood. I have given you the blood on the altar to purify you, making you right with the Lord. It is the blood, given in exchange for a life, that makes purification. 1 Peter 1:19 NIV But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot. Hebrews 12:6 NKJV For whom the Lord loves He chastens, And scourges every son whom He receives.” Quotes: • What was consumed by the fire? Their bondages. • You go through this honeymoon experience, then He puts His finger on things in your life. • Your Adamic nature is going to be less and less. • There is an element of our choice. • I think we go through little tidbits here and there. • He has worked in your heart already. Take Away: He wants all of us and it is the process of the fire that He uses to purify our hearts so that we can relate to Him, and He be revealed in us.
Apr 26
21 min
An Introduction To Spiritual Warfare
Summary: Spiritual warfare is something that all who have accepted Christ is going to go through, because He scourges every son that He receives. There is help in making it through the testing’s or warfare, through the Holy Spirit and having others pray with you. Show Notes: • Set your face like flint as Jesus did; “Not My will, But Thine be done.” • Do not give it an expression or attention as that gives it validity and strength making it more difficult to go through. • Go to the Holy Spirit, pray in tongues. • Pray: Thy will be done References: Matthew 26:39 NASB And He went a little beyond them, and fell on His face and prayed, saying, “My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; yet not as I will, but as You will.” Isaiah 61:7 NIV Instead of your shame you will receive a double portion, and instead of disgrace you will rejoice in your inheritance. And so you will inherit a double portion in you land, and everlasting joy will be yours. 2 Peter 1:4 YLT Through which to us the most great and precious promises have been given, that through these ye may become partakers of a divine nature, having escaped from the corruption in the world in desires. Revelation 10:6 NASB And swore by Him who lives forever and ever, who created Heaven and the things in it, and the earth and the things in it, and the sea and the things in it, that there will be delay no longer, Matthew 6:10 NASB Your kingdom come, Your will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. Quotes: • The more we talk about the warfare that we are facing, the more life we give it. • The greatest thing Satan can do is cause us to delay • Give expression to your faith • The Lord is showing me something, can you pray with me about it? Take Away: We all go through warfare and testing’s; Focusing on the Father and the Holy Spirit allows us to go through it easier than focusing on the “problem”.
Apr 17
11 min
A Hunger Cry!
Summary: Even knowing the Lord, and the Holy Spirit; there is a cry in our hearts to know them even more We too often settle for a thimble full, when asking for an avalanche. Show Notes: • In all of our combined years, there is one thing we know, and that is what we do not know. • We are crying out for the complete fulfillment of Joel 2 • Lord, we believe, help our unbelief • His kingdom is the bottom line References: Colossians 1:27 KJV To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: Joel 2:28 NASB And it will come about after this That I will pour out My Spirit on all mankind; and your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions John 14:26 NIV But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit whom the Father will send in My name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you Mark 16:17, 18 BSB 17. And these signs will accompany those having believed: In My name they will drive out demons; they will speak in new tongues; 18. they will pick up snakes with their hands, and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not harm then; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will be made well.” Mark 9:24 NKJV Immediately the father of the child cried out and said with tears, “Lord, I believe; help my unbelief!” 1Kings 18:44 NIV The seventh time the servant reported, “A cloud as small as a man’s hand is rising from the sea.” So Elijah said, “Go and tell Ahab, ‘hitch up your chariot and do down before the rain stops you.” Mark 1:12 WEB Immediately the Spirit drove him out into the wilderness. Galatians 5:22, 23 NASB 22. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23. gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. 2 Kings 2:14 NIV He took the cloak that had fallen from Elijah and struck the water with it. “Where now is the Lord, the God of Elijah?” he asked. When he struck the water, it divided to the right and to the left, and he crossed over. Quotes: • We are not going to be satisfied with just a taste • We need the Holy Spirit; • We loose the desire to know and to have it. • Christ was not led, He was driven • Appropriate the answer • He is so much more real than the air we breathe Take Away: A hunger cry for the Lord is one that cannot be satisfied, it is an indescribable ache that will not accept a token taste.
Apr 12
11 min
Forgiveness A Key To Your Deliverance
Summary: What does forgiveness really mean? Can we forgive those who have violated the core of our very being? Without forgiveness, we cannot be forgiven. Show Notes: • Are we harboring anything against another because we cannot forgive? • Forgive yourself first • Forgiveness is not agreeing with another, or saying what they did was “okay”, We may not ever sit and have coffee together. • Forgiveness is for each individual, not the other person necessarily. References: Luke 23:34a NLT Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing.” 2 Corinthians 2:10 NASB But one who you forgive anything, I forgive also; for indeed what I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, I did it for your sakes in the presence of Christ, 2 Timothy 2:21 NLT If you keep yourself pure, you will be a special utensil for honorable use. Your life will be clean, and you will be ready for the Master to use you for every good work. Matthew 6:14, 15 NIV 14. For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. Ephesians 4:32 NASB Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you. Psalms 103:12 NKJV As far as the east is from the west, So far has He removed our transgressions from us. Micah 7:19 TLV He will again have compassion on us. He will subdue our iniquities, and You will cast all our sins into the depths of the sea. Corrie Ten Boom: Three books The Hiding Place; Corrie Ten Boom, Her Story; In My Father ’s House Quotes: • The first thing you need is to have forgiveness for everyone • Where do you start? • It is not excusing what someone has done • Forgiveness is a gift from God Take Away: When we do not forgive we harbor sin in our hearts, as we forgive others only then are we set free to be what God has called us to be.
Apr 10
15 min
The Living And Abiding Word Of God Part 3
Summary: In the Word/Bible, we find our relationship with the Father verified through the confirmation of the Holy Spirit. Jesus knew the scriptures and was filled with the Holy Spirit when tempted by Satan. Show Notes: • Reveal Yourself to me, Father • Satan tries to make the Word and a relationship with God impossible • The children of Israel knew the acts of God, Moses knew His ways • The Holy Spirit must bring the correct emphasis References: John 12:49 NLT I don ’t speak on my own authority. The Father who sent me has commanded me what to say and how to say it. John 1:1,2 NASB 1. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2. He was in the beginning with God Deuteronomy 19:15 NASB A single witness shall not rise up against a man on account of any iniquity or any sin which he has committed; on the evidence of two or three witnesses a matter shall be confirmed. Matthew 4:6 NASB and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God throw Yourself down; for it is written, ‘He will give His angels charge concerning You’; and ‘On their hands they will bear You up, Lest You strike Your foot against a stone.’” Psalms 91:11, 12 NASB 11. For He will give His angels charge concerning you, To guard you in all your ways. 12. They will bear you up in their hands, Lest you strike your foot against a stone. Psalms 103:7 ESV He made known His ways to Moses, His acts to the people of Israel. Matthew 4:3, 4 3. and the tempter came and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, command that these stones become bread.” 4. But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, But on every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.’” Quotes: • Father, gave us the Holy Spirit to teach us, to let us know the truth • It is just opening that Bible up and reading it and knowing that God will speak to you • It’s that second witness that gives it truth. • It’s not just memorizing Scripture although there is nothing wrong with that. Take Away: In these last three podcasts, we are attempting to help understand that the Bible is the Word of God, it is a unfolding revelation of Jesus and who He is, not just talking about who Jesus was.
Apr 9
14 min
The Living And Abiding Word of God Part-2
Summary: There is no beginning nor an end to Him or His word “ In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God.” Can the Word become flesh again? Show Notes: • The Word is alive and grows each day. • He is the Alpha and the Omega, get to know Him through His Word. • The whole of the Scriptures speak of Jesus. • Never compare this book, it IS the Word of God about His Son. • The Word was never meant to beat people down. • Do not just talk about the Word, speak His Word. References: Revelation 1:8 “ I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “Who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.” Colossians 1:27 To whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. John 14:26 But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you. John 5:19 Therefore Jesus answered and was saying to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, unless it is something He sees the Father doing; for whatever the Father does, these things the Son also does in like manner. Quotes: • Everything that we are, everything that we believe stems and grows from the reality that the scriptures are the word of God. • We should find ourselves in the scriptures, just the same as Jesus did. • You don’t use God, He uses you… • Pray the Word into existence. Take Away: We want the desire to know the Word so much, that it is the Word of God coming through us, not just talking about God.
Apr 6
10 min
The Living And Abiding Word Of God Part-1
Summary: The scriptures are in fact the living word of God What are we supposed to get out of reading them? Show notes: • There is a difference between talking about God and speaking His word. • “When I pray to God, I talk to Him. When I read the Bible, God talks to me” • The word of God is more than revelation, It is an open door to a relationship with God the Father through Jesus Christ • Read the scriptures until they become real you. References: Hebrews 4:12 NASB For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two- edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart. John 1:1, 2, 14 NASB 1. In the Beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2. He was in the beginning with God. 14. And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth. John 5:39 KJV Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. John 5:39 NIV You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very scriptures that testify about Me, Luke 24:27 NASB And beginning with Moses and with all the prophets, He explained to them the things concerning Himself in all the scriptures. Matthew 26:26 NASB And while they were eating, Jesus took some bread, and after a blessing, He broke it and gave it to the disciples and said, “Take, eat; this is My body.” Deuteronomy 8:3 NASB And He humbled you and let you be hungry, and fed you with manna which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that He might make you understand that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the lord. John 14:26 NASB “ But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, an bring to your remembrance all that I said to you.” Quotes: • The Bible is not just some story book. • The lack of Revelation of the bible, leaves us without the power we need to act. • The word of God is much more than revelation, it is life. • The bible is an open living door to the Spirit realm. • You read them until God speaks to you. Take Away: The Scriptures are more than a history of Jews and Christians. It is full of wonderful stories, parables and mysteries to be reveled by the Holy Spirit to those that hunger to know the truth.
Apr 3
16 min
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