Dr Norm's Mid-Week Faith Booster

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Are You in Touch With Headquarters?

Posted By at Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Andrew Murray said, 'Many Christians look upon it as a burden and a duty and a difficulty to get alone with God! That is the great hindrance to our Christian life everywhere.'

In Jeremiah 33:3 God says, 'Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great... things, which you do not know.'

He says:  Call unto ME, not to Buddha or Mohammad or anyone else.

The answers to all of life's problems you seek can be found on your knees.

In John 15:7 Jesus said, 'If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you.'

Prayer is like a platinum Credit card; it gives you access to God's wisdom and resources immediately.

In Romans 12:2 Paul writes: '... continuing steadfastly in prayer.'

I read the story of a soldier in World War II who was caught creeping back into his quarters from some nearby woods. Brought before his commanding officer and charged with communicating with the enemy, he said he had just gone out to pray.

His commanding officer asked, 'Do you make a habit of spending hours alone in prayer?'

The soldier replied, 'Yes, sir!'

The officer immediately ordered him to, "get down on your knees and pray now for you've never needed it more!'

The soldier knelt down and prayed so powerfully that his CO shouted, 'Enough, you may go, I believe you! If you hadn't been so often at drill, you wouldn't have done so well at review.'

Prayer isn't like a spare tyre on a car, you can't just leave it in your boot [trunk] and expect it to be effective when you need it.

You must 'be consistent and persistent in your prayers.'

In other words, stay in constant contact with Headquarters.

Norman 

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Healing or Health?

Posted By at Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Some Christians have questions that are unanswered about healing. No doubt you have heard many sermons or read many books on the subject. A lot seem to leave some questions unanswered! Yet others give advice but don't tell you how to do it!

As a Bible Teacher to the Body of Christ worldwide, I have seen many people wonderfully healed by God's dynamic power. Some of these have been healed from what the medical profession claimed to be; Terminal Conditions, like cancer, leukaemia, heart problems, epilepsy, bone defects, migraine headaches, eye and ear problems, etc.

So why do people get sick again?

The question of course is, "Why do some of these people," whom God so wonderfully touched, "get sick again and some even die prematurely?"

From my searching of God's Word and many hours in prayer for others, I discovered God has placed a "Divine Health Plan" in His Word. This is a plan by which the child of God can go from Divine Healing to Divine Health.

We should be aware of the enemy's counter attacks he does not give up easily.

So it is healing or health?

The basic difference between Divine Healing and Divine Health is that when one gets revelation knowledge on Divine Health - then sickness is no more to be part of life.

The way by which God imparts this revelation is to allow The Word of God to so impregnate us so that Proverbs 4:20-22 becomes a living reality.

Proverbs 4:20-22 "My son attend to my Words; incline thine ear unto my sayings. Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart. For they are life to those that find them, and health to all their flesh."

"Health" in Hebrew is Marpe and it means Medicine.

We all need to grasp the fact that Divine Health is God's plan for His body, The Church, rather than repeated Divine Healing! We don't live from miracle to miracle but from faith to faith.

Healing prior to Calvary, was for people who were God's own people but were spiritually dead. Today we must "line up" with God's Word and realise where we are in relation to that Word.

We are the healed and not the sick trying to get healed. God has already done all He is going to do in Christ at Calvary, and it is up to us to explore and meditate in His Word to come to the revelation of Divine Health as a daily reality.

Norman
 

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I Believe God!

Posted By at Wednesday, October 14, 2015

 

When you get into the secret place that God talks about in Psalm 91, He has promised to satisfy you with long life and to show you His salvation.

Psalm 91:16 With a long life I will satisfy him and I will show him My salvation.

This word salvation means deliverance, victory, prosperity and health.

The Word says that He will honor you with long life, so you start replacing any fear with His Promise of long life.

You need to watch your words. Don't be saying, "This sickness runs in my family."

No! It stops at your door! There is no limitation on you because you dwell with the Most High God.

The Word says with long life will I satisfy him, or satiate that means satisfy fully. When you are satiated, you have had enough.

I have seen many people healed, but I don't believe in healing because I have seen it. I believe in healing because God's Word says so. I would believe in healing even if I had never seen anybody healed. Do you understand that?

I believe in prosperity, not because I have been blessed financially but because I believe the Word. I would believe in prosperity even if everybody I knew were in poverty. The Word is unchangeable, just like God and I believe God's Word.

Norman 
 

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Don't Be Lazy!

Posted By at Wednesday, October 07, 2015

 

Over the past 40 plus years I have been in ministry I have come across many lazy people and regrettably many of them are in some form of ministry. Some seem to think once you get into ministry everyone else has to do what you tell them to do, but that is not so. A position of ministry is to become a servant to everyone else. If something needs to be done just get on with the job and don't wait for somebody else to do it.

I read about Romana Bañuelos a 16-year-old Mexican girl who married as a young teenager and was later deserted by her husband, and left to raise her two children alone. Living in Mexico she was like many people in that nation, poverty bound and untrained in any profession and unable to speak any English. But she had a servant's heart and a big dream - one she refused to let go of. With only a few dollars in her pocket she made her way to Los Angeles with her two children, where with her last seven dollars she took a taxi to the home of a relative. She refused to live on charity from others and immediately found a job washing dishes, followed by a second job making tortillas from midnight until 6 am. From her two jobs she was able to save $500 and used it to invest in her own tortilla machine. Over time, and with a great deal of hard work and much study, she became the owner of Ramona's Mexican Food Products, one of the largest Mexican food producing businesses in the world. But that's not all. She was picked by President Dwight Eisenhower to become the thirty-fourth United States Treasurer. Romana exemplified what President Eisenhower had to say about dreams and discipline propelling our future: “We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective.”

No matter how menial or successful your present position is, remember Proverbs 13:4 'Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper.'

So don't be lazy, get on with whatever you have been called to do. Find your God given assignment and do it. God will add His blessing to your best effort, so today, give it your best and you will succeed!

Norman