Dear Point To Hope Friends,
Greetings to all in the name of Jesus! I just wanted to share a few updates and up coming events.
Ketchikan, Alaska conference last month:
The Lord showed up in a powerful way and lives were changed and challenged! Many thanks to all the intercessors and volunteers who welcomed and supported Point To Hope Ministries. We were all blessed and may Ketchikan continue to be blessed in the name of the Lord Jesus. We all love Ketchikan!
It is great to be back in Ohio! Most would probably call Ohio the Buckeye state, and rightly so. Yet, you could also refer to Ohio as the ‘Heart of America’ as the Lord told Nancy several years ago. Whether you reference Ohio by eyes or heart, this is true: guarding both spiritual organs is required for a pure spiritual walk. Yes, spiritual eyes and heart are worthy of protection, and this is evident in the natural realm as well. Did you know that of all the organs in the body, the eyes are the highest consumer of oxygen? And guess where the oxygen comes from? … yes, the heart! Spiritually speaking, if the heart is not properly aligned with God’s Word then spiritual blindness may result. Ohio’s new name: “The Buckeyed-Heart state! …. We are so grateful and appreciative of the great state of Ohio!
The Ohio conference (details below) is the last conference of the year for PTH with the 2019 theme. Yet, according to the Jewish calendar, the New Year of 2020 has already started, which means a new theme.
We have had a great start with much favor from the Lord during our ministry time thus far in Ohio. It is wonderful to grow spiritually and see spiritual fruit for the Kingdom. We have already had several meetings and Nancy has been sharing a little bit of what the Lord is speaking about the year 2020: “Redemptive Redemption”.
In brief, 2020 has to do with the Hebrew word ‘Pey’, which basically refers to mouth … wide mouth! 2020 is the beginning of a new decade and the Lord is saying open your mouth wide and speak of God’s wisdom … (otherwise, ‘zip it!’).
Have you sensed a shift across America these last several weeks? It is one thing to be loud, it is quite another to be a voice piece for the Lord! There is a spiritual war all around the world! We would be naive to think we can have a war without a conflict! Are we not serving in the army of the Lord most High? Military branches are established for the very purpose of protection! Let us not hold back our righteous voices and open wide to speak TRUTH in love.
Most would not think it “Christian” to have a loud mouth, but the Lord is saying it is time to speak forth His truth with a wide mouth. I am looking forward to hearing more about the year 2020 as the Lord unfolds more of the theme to Nancy.
In the meantime, I found the account of Ezekiel’s commissioning quite fitting! In Ezekiel chapter 3, he had to eat a scroll! Then, he had to go speak to those who were stubborn, obstinate, and rebellious. Can you see any of those attributes in America, and beyond? I’m thinking Ezekiel had to open wide his mouth. But, the Lord encouraged him not to be afraid, and even helped him by making his face as hard as flint; just as hard as those whom he would face.
So there you have it! 2020, permission to be a loud mouth and stone face! Does that sound ‘Christian-like’? According to the Word it does …. but we better first eat the Word! Be so full of the truth of the Word that your eyes will be the window to your soul and people can see Jesus! Be so full of the Word that what overflows from our heart will be heaven’s oxogen that gives life!
Speak Words of truth and life! Like the Lord told Ezekiel … speak, whether they listen or not! (Ez. 3:11). Let us make sure we ingest the Word first so you are equipped with God’s wisdom. Also, the Holy Spirit is still available today, as told in John 20:22-23, to blow on us and empower us to proclaim the gospel … just receive!
Thank you for your continued prayer support! We feel the power of your prayers in the name of Jesus. Also, continue to pray for God’s will be done on earth as it is in heaven: in our families, churches, cities, states, government, and nations. Pray for God’s Light to shine and expose darkness and that justice, according to God’s order, will prevail.
A few closing reminders:
- Our battle is not against flesh and blood (Eph. 6:12)
- Speak with your voice when the opportunity to vote arrives
- Pray for God’s integrity and honesty at the voting polls
- Don’t be afraid to speak, but eat the scroll (Word) first
- Receive the breath of the Holy Spirit
Blessings to all and again, thank you for your powerful prayer coverage!
PTH Prayer Facilitator\
Up Coming Event! … Super Soon! 🙂
Holy Spirit Encounter Conference
“Redemptive Faith: Thy Word Is Our Anchor”
The River Family Christian Center
19025 St Rt 339
Waterford, Ohio 45786
2019 October 17, 18, & 19
Thursday: 7:00 PM
Friday & Saturday:
Timely Teaching: 8:30
Workshops: 10:30 AM; 1:30 PM & 3:30 PM
Evening Service: 7:00 PM
ALL ARE Welcome!
The Conference is free; No child care provided.
For more details: www.pointtohope.org
- Point To Hope Ministries will be in the Ohio / West Virginia area at various locations through Nov. 3, 2019. See www. link above for calendar event details.