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The Mantle of the Prophet Elijah: Is It Outdated?

You know I was just meditating on the word ‘mantle’ today.  And the Lord led me to see that a mantle is nothing more than a coat.  A piece of cloth/clothing used to cover the body.

I have heard ppl today use the word mantle and make it to have some deep spiritual meaning.  Some would say that a mantle is a spiritual thing, the mantle is the ‘anointing’ of someone who we respected in the past-but who are now dead and gone.  And we covet their anointing.

We get this belief system from the story of the prophets  Elijah and Elisha.  More in particular, 1 Kings 19, when the prophet  Elijah has his encounter with the Lord while he is hiding out from Jezebel.  After he gets the Word of the Lord, he goes to Elisha and hit him with his coat-as if to anoint him-as he goes about the mission to bring down Jezebel.

Later on, in 2 Kings 2, this is when Elijah and Elisha are DIVINELY separated….by the HOLY GHOST.  Verse 1 says the Lord was taking Elijah up to heaven.  Not that he was gonna die.  Three times, Elijah tried to prepare Elisha for his departure.  First, he tells him, ‘Im going to Bethel.’  Then to Jericho.  Then to Jordan.  All three times, Elisha wasn’t having it.  He responded, “As the LORD lives and as you live, I won’t leave you.”

On the 3rd time, Elijah took off his mantle/his coat, and smote the Jordan.  It parted and the both of them crossed over.  Elijah asked Elisha ‘What do you want me to do for you?’  Elisha coveted after the ONLY anointing he had ever known or see…or beheld…which was that of Elijah’s!  So, of course, he wanted it.

Elijah told him ‘This is a hard thing.  But if you see me when Im taken, then you got it.  If you dont see it, you cant….’

Elijah was trying to build Elisha’s FAITH.

I want you all to see this:  in this realm, dispensation of the world, the Holy Ghost WAS NOT GIVEN!  The only power ppl in the OT ppl witnessed was thru the hands of other ppl.  Chosen vessels God set apart to dispense that power and glory in this earth realm.  But b/c the Holy Ghost was not yet poured out on the earth, b/c we were yet in our sins, because only a select few vessels were usuable in the hands of God….AND since the WORD OF THE LORD was Precious and RARE in those days…then YES, they practically WORSHIPPED man.  This is why Elijah, Moses and other prophets had to be taken away after a few years.  Because it was (and is) the nature of man to worship flesh.  And if flesh is all they see and behold, man will worship….FLESH.

So we know the story, how it ends.  Elijah is taken up in chariot of fire and Elisha wallks in ‘Elijahs’ anointing,’ which in essence really ISN’T his…but GOD’S!!!

Moses had to be supernaturally taken away, too. Hmmm…

BUT…

WE ARE NOW IN A DIFFERENT DISPENSATION!  THE HOLY GHOST HAS BEEN POURED OUT!

We no longer have to covet the anointing-or the mantle-of another!  NO MATTER HOW POWERFUL THEY ARE!!!!!!!

B/c no matter HOW powerful they are, WE MUST REMEMBER THAT POWER BELONGS TO GOD!!!!!  AND NOT MAN!!!!!  THE VERY POWER THEY POSSESS CAME FROM THE LORD!!!!!

IN THIS DISPENSATION, WE NOW EACH HAVE OUR OWN, SPECIAL, UNIQUE MANTLES!

We dont  need to wait til someone dies and then go off into the spirit somewhere, to call upon the mantle of Roberts, Kuhlman, Allen, McPherson or any of the other greats of the past to do the will of God for TODAY!!!!

THANK GOD FOR THOSE VESSELS!  BUT THEY POSSESSED THE ANOINTING THAT THEY NEEDED, FOR THEIR TIME, THEIR DISPENSATION!

BUT WE REQUIRE A GREATER ANOINTING, A GREATER GLORY!  A GREATER POWER!!!

We must NOT venture off into idolatry and witchcraft by calling on the mantles and spirits of dead men and women of God.  THIS IS NOT pleasing to God….not at all!

There IS NO power in the so-called mantles of the past.  

There is ONLY power the anointing that destroys EVERY yoke!  And that anointing-unlike evil spirits-are NOT transferable!  I know-the most popular of preachers have taught this, but that is error and deception.

The ANOINTING comes STRAIGHT from GOD HIMSELF!  SEEK GOD FOR THE ANOINTING….PRESS IN FOR HIS ANOINTING AND POWER!!!!!

Seek that from NONE other!

The reason why it is so important to me that you all understand this is b/c that today a mantle is something entirely different than what it was in the OT.  In the OT, the mantle, or the addereth, the prophet’s garment, glory, simply put, a cloak.    But in the NT, the word ‘mantle’ is NOT found.  I wonder why?

A cloak is an outer garment.  More specifically, A loose outer garment, such as a cape. Something that covers or conceals.

We have ALL heard it said, ‘The OT is the NT concealed and the NT is the OT REVEALED…’

Well, the reason why the prophets in the OT had to go around wearing cloaks is b/c the whole spirit of prophecy HAD to be concealed!  For the Holy Ghost had not yet been released in the earth and JESUS CHRIST had yet to come!  So it all had to stay a mystery!

But in the NT, there was no longer any need to conceal, only to REVEAL!

GLORY!

So the equivalent word for mantle in the NT would be garment.

But I must share with you that cloaks were NO LONGER NEEDED after Jesus was revealed and manifested n this realm!

After the birth of the early church, cloaks only became important to those who were workers of witchcraft….and the religious!

Religious people place over-importance on outer garments.  This is why after the apostles were martyred, and the fake church was instituted, they started putting extravagant outer garments, cloaks and robes on the leaders…that was supposed to give them importance, pre-eminence, power and authority!

They could only imitate and emulate the power that THEY were aware of and knew about.

I want you to take a good look at the picture I posted to this note:  it is a robe that a witch or a warlock would wear.

I am sure in many a satanic cult or witches coven, they STILL have these rites of passages like the one that occurred between Elijah and Elisha.  ‘What?’  I can hear many of you say right now…

‘How could u say that? That was Elijah and Elisha!  Are you saying the exchange of power that occurred between those two was demonic?’

NO…

What I AM saying is that it was necessary ….FOR THEN.  But NOW?

NO!  It is not necessary!

We can go STRAIGHT TO GOD OURSELVES and HE CAN ENDUE US WITH POWER FROM ON HIGH…not merely from some garment!  And THAT exchange WE KNOW will be a godly one.  A pure one.  A holy one.  AN ordained one!

Remember, the devil is a master imitator.  Whatever God does, he wants to do.  You better believe, if he could imitate impartation services, he could….and does.  I PROMISE you…at many sacrifices and satanic rituals, there are demonic ‘impartation services’ too.  They are ppl that pull on the ‘mantles’ of ppl like Anton Lavey, the founder of Satanism, who passed in the late 90s.  Or Jim Jones.  Or even Hitler.

Yes, there are evil ppl that COVET power….and they DO NOT CARE WHERE OR WHO is the source of that power!

This is why we have to be SO VERY CAREFUL of the experiences that we embrace in the church!  Teachings and doctrines that we wholeheartedly accept, w/o balancing that thing in the spirit or against the integrity of the SCRIPTURES…we are OPEN PLAYING FIELD FOR DEMONIC activity…in our lives, in our homes, and in our churches!

So before you start praying for mantles….ask God to open your understanding and not to be deceived or duped by religion.

Shalom!

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False Conversions – No More ISHMAELS, Part 2

By Wenona Russ

Now, I will say this:  the birthing of a GOD GIVEN, GOD ORDAINED thing, whether it be a ministry, a child, a marriage, a business, a dream, a vision, etc…whatever it is….IS NOT A BAD THING!  The Word of God says the people PERISH w/o a vision!

But when u start getting into birthing things that GOD DID NOT SAY TO BIRTH, you are going off into dangerous, rebellious territory.  B/c WHATEVER is not BORN OF GOD IS BORN OF THE DEVIL!!!!!  NO MATTER WHAT IT IS!!!!!!

The desire to birth a thing falls into sin when GOD DID NOT TELL YOU TO DO IT.  Period.

The best protection against this deception is to be LED BY THE SPIRIT OF THE LIVING GOD!!!!!  Learn to hear from the Lord for yourself.  HE WILL let you know if He is pleased with what ur doing or not!

I don’t care if the most popular of preachers encourage you to do it.  I have heard such preachers as TD Jakes, Juanita Bynum and Cindy Trimm talk of birthing things…in the Spirit.  I have heard of them speaking of spiritual stimulation and impartation.  This is nothing more than sensual, soulish, and even demonic and should NOT be entertained!  It does not matter WHO teaches it, if it cannot be supported by scripture or goes AGAINST it, it must be refuted.

There are so many Ishmaels running around today…Ishmaelite ministries, marriages, literal Ishmael children!  Its tight, but ITS RIGHT!  Things and people GOD did not ordain to be in the earth.

Now, its not to say Ishmael is not, won’t be, blessed.  Of course, they will.  BUT they will be blessed, empowered-eventually-to go AGAINST the Spirit of God and the will and plan of God.  It was not, IS NOT, the will of God that we have to deal with the Iraqi war.  Look at all the ppl who have died as a result of this war.  Why?  B/c 1000s of years ago, Abraham couldn’t WAIT ON THE LORD for His promise…he had ‘to help God out.’

Now, God is still God.  He is still on the throne.  He will grant victory.  BUT LOOK AT WHAT COST!

Had Abraham kept his pants on-if he had any-there would be no war over there right now.  9-11 would have never happened!

When the sons of men slept with the women after the flood….they created giants (Ishmaels) who terrorized the land.  Much sin was wrought in the earth.  I honestly believe THIS is when homosexuality was introduced into the earth.  Hence, Sodom and Gomorrah….

Why?

ILLEGITIMATE STIMULATION, INTERCOURSE IN THE SPIRIT AND THE NATURAL, ILLEGITIMATE IMPARTATION AND CONCEPTIONS AND ILLEGITIMATE BIRTHS!!!!!!!!

Now, I know.  Someone is gonna say…’How could a birth of a child EVER be wrong?’

When it was NOT in the will of GOD for that child to be conceived in the first place!  THATS HOW!!!

Ishmael was NOT supposed to be born, or conceived.  But he was, by folks who said they knew God, too.

Don’t tell me saved folks don’t birth things illegitimately!  It happens more times than we like to mention!

BE NOT EQUALLY YOKED TOGETHER WITH UNBELIEVERS is a real concept, ppl.

Translate that to mean, also…’DON”T HAVE NO BABIES WITH THEM, EITHER!”

Ministerially speaking, don’t start ministries, fellowship with, partner with, ANYONE who you KNOW is an unbeliever.  I don’t care if Apostle, Prophet, Chief Prelate of whatever, Pastor, or Evangelist is in front of their name.  The DEVIL got his five fold, too!  WHY?  TO ILLEGITIMATELY BIRTH MINISTRY-DEMONIC MINISTRY-IN THE SPIRIT AND THE NATURAL.

God is FOR giving birth…but ONLY to what HE HAS ORDAINED.

Now there IS mercy for those of us who have birthed Ishmaels, and I believe we all have.  But do know that some of the very trials, tribulations and adversities that we seek prayer and intercession for ON A CONSISTENT BASIS were NOT initiated or ordained to take place in our lives.  These things we go thru were not the destinies God had in mind for us.  But we bring them on ourselves as a result of our sin.  Abraham had to forever deal with the separation from his own flesh and blood b/c of his disobedience.  And I am sure he had NO idea that his precious little Ishmael would grow up to birth a nation of ppl that would forever be at war with HIS ppl!

We bring trouble on ourselves in our own disobedience, impatience and rebellion. God is there to help…but how much greater reward is it if instead of taking all that time, energy, anointing and applying it to the original assignments GOD ordained for us to complete instead of trying to FIX problems/Ishmaels WE birthed into this realm?   But do know that even in mercy, there is a price to pay for disobedience.

We truly reap what we sow….

Please take heed.  THIS IS REAL!  The enemy is not gonna came at some of us with crack, or Hypnotiq or perversion.  Some of us he is gonna get with false ministry gifts, false five fold, false anointings coming to us and presenting themselves like they are the real thing.

KEEP UR EYES OPEN!

God Bless and Shalom!

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False Conversions – No more ISHMAELS! Part 1

By Wenona Russ

For the past few days, the Lord has been dealing with me heavily about Ishmaels.  Those things that we tend to birth thru our flesh b/c we find it SO hard to wait on the Lord.

It is in the nature of a woman-in particular-to want to birth a thing.  Men, too.  But for different reasons:  women love the idea of birthing something, anything, b/c it makes them feel more productive.  It gives her a sense of purpose and fulfillment unlike any other thing a woman can do.  This is why there are teenage pregnancies and what not…that girl wants something to love, to cherish, to nurture, to bring up…b/c it gives her a sense of PURPOSE.  Something to love.

So whether she is ready or prepared for it or not, she gets pregnant.

As it is in the natural, so it is in the SPIRIT.

A female wants to feel like she can nurture something.  So she will hook herself up with someone who SHE KNOWS is not of God b/c she feels like she is anointed enough, powerful enough, on it in the Spirit enough to nurture and love that thing to perfection!  Whether it be a ministry, a husband, a child, a business…whatever.

ILLEGITIMATE BIRTHS in the spirit….

For the man, a man gets a sense of accomplishment when he procreates.  He is made to feel like he is virile, powerful, and EVERY man wants a seed in the earth that will outlast him.  God created the man like that….that desire to procreate IS a godly thing….God PUT that in the man.

The problem arises when the man is OUTSIDE OF THE WILL OF GOD…and yet still wants to procreate.

It is when a man is not ready for the responsibility when the problem arises….

As it is in the natural, so it is in the spirit….

A man who knows he is anointed by God, but IS NOT READY for ministry will seek illegitimate means to support his ministry.  He will go thru great lengths-most of them ungodly ones-to ‘birth’ a ministry.

The following are some thoughts God dropped in my spirit regarding ILLEGITIMATE BIRTHS….

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“That devil KNOWS a MAN and another MAN cannot reproduce, and that IS the #1 agenda of the enemy. To reproduce after HIS OWN KIND…

So whether it presents itself in the form of a homosexual or a partner in ministry, that spirit will SEEK OUT THE WOMB-whether natural OR spiritual-of A WOMAN so that it can properly reproduce after its own kind!!!!! LADIES, BEWARE!!!!! When a man seeks out a woman to ‘help out in the ministry…’ He knows he cannot do anything-i.e., have a baby, have a well rounded ministry, a legitimate one-without the natural OR spiritual womb OF A WOMAN. BE PRAYERFUL!”

“And Im NOT just talking about PHYSICAL reproduction-Im talking about SPIRITUAL reproduction as well! Why do you think all these illegitimate ministries are being birthed? Illegal, illegitimate spiritual intercourse & impartation, conception – then birthing!”

“It started with illegitimate STIMULATION-they flatter you telling you how anointed you are, they want to take you under their wings to cultivate the anointing in you-as if THEY harvested the anointing themselves! ILLEGITIMATE STIMULATION!”

“Some so called ‘men of God’ will link up with you NOT for the $$$, ur anointing, legitimacy in ministry, etc, but b/c they want to have a child with you!”

“OH LORD! I know Im gonna get it for this. But I am about to EXPOSE that devil and ALL his plots and schemes! A couple got married-a ‘man of God’ and a lady I know, and when I heard about it, the spirit of the Lord told me ‘he is only marrying her to have a child with her….’ I was like WHOA!!!! Didn’t give it a 2nd thought!”

“You see, ladies, what we’re dealing with IS A SPIRIT. And this spirit mimics the Spirit of GOD. Just like God wants us to ‘be fruitful and multiply,’ so does this evil spirit seek to ‘be fruitful & multiply!’ Some of these so called men of God KNOW they are on their way to a burning hell, and want a ‘seed’ in the earth to continue the mission that they are on. One case in point is that HOMOSEXUAL spirit. We all get up in arms about how the homosexual agenda is spreading like wildfire thru every aspect of society. Well, this is why same sex marriages are becoming legalized. This is why now it is easier for a same sex couple to adopt than it EVER was. But ALSO there are HOMOSEXUALS that are actually procreating with women to re-populate the earth with MORE homosexuals. YES, ITS TRUE!”

Nothing but FALSE CONVERSIONS in the spirit!

“You say, how is that possible? Well, think about it: look in the church. It seems like there are MORE homosexual leaders now more than ever…but they came from SOMEWHERE! The likes of James Cleveland and Walter Hawkins and others in the church married, procreated with women, and birthed a whole new species of gay and lesbian offspring. So all these ppl who are struggling with their sexuality were birthed from corrupted seed, undelivered seed. And NO ONE in the church confronted the sin. Our grandparents and parents KNEW this was going on in the church! But NO ONE dealt with it. And sin that is not dealt with GROWS. Look at what happened to the artist formerly known as Tonex. He was molested by those in church as a child-IN AN APOSTOLIC CHURCH! And NO ONE dealt with it. But now everyone wants to bash him…YET NO ONE tried to help him when he was a child. They just let this stuff continue in the church…”

“LADIES: YOU ARE THE ENTRYWAY-THE LEGAL ENTRYWAY-INTO THIS EARTH REALM! ANYTHING THAT IS BIRTHED IN THIS REALM HAS TO COME THRU UR LOINS! WATCH WHO U ALLOW TO FERTILIZE UR EGGS! SPIRITUAL AND NATURAL!!!!!!!   B/C WHAT U BIRTH COULD BE OF THE DEVIL!!!!!!”

“JUST LIKE CHRIST-THE MESSIAH OF THE WORLD-HAD TO COME THRU THE WOMB OF A WOMAN, THE ANTICHRIST AND EVERY SPIRIT ATTACHED TO IT HAS TO COME THRU THE LOINS OF A WOMAN!”

“The enemy will constantly seek to birth thru ur womb, spiritual or natural seed. Ministries. Children-natural and spiritual. Businesses. ANYTHING! PROTECT UR ANOINTING!”

“In this society, childbearing and having kids has become idolized…hence, all these shows showing women in the delivery room and what not. Folks are actually worshipping the act of childbearing. And religious folks or spiritually blind folks cannot see what the enemy is doing….he is shutting the wombs of the righteous by getting the righteous to procreate with the ‘sons of men.’ NOT the sons of GOD! So every birth of a child is supposed to be blessed,according to the religious. But those of us who are spiritual know better. Do yall remember that movie ‘The Omen?’ There are some children who GOD did NOT ordain to be here…the DEVIL did. The devil seeks to procreate JUST like GOD does. That is one thing the enemy covets, possibly even more than the anointing he once had! So now since he see he cannot get the anointing back, he seeks a legal entryway into the earth realm BY WAY OF THE WOMB OF A WOMAN! That way the position and assignment THAT DEMON cannot fulfill, HIS CHILD WILL! MY GOD! GRASP THIS IN THE SPIRIT!”

Stay tuned for Part 2 of ‘False Conversions – No more ISHMAELS!

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