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At this wonderful time of the year that we call “Christmas,” people around the world will be celebrating and commemorating the fact that more than 2,000 years ago a Baby was born in a manger. But for the believer, we know that that Baby was not born to stay a Baby. That Baby was more than a Baby!

Who was that Baby born on Christmas Morn, really? This is the Story of who that Baby was! Continue reading “Who Is The Christmas Baby?” »

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By Dr. Steven Lambert

One of the things I love about the Christmas Season is that for a few days and weeks at the close of every year virtually the entire world is confronted with the belief held by millions throughout time that two-thousand years ago a Baby was born in a lowly manger who was the long-awaited Messiah of Israel and the Savior of all Mankind. “You shall call His Name, Jesus,” the angel of God instructed His human parents, which means Savior, for He would save the world from their sins. His Name would also be Immanuel, which means, God with us; and that He is! for all those who receive Him, are infused in their human spirit with His very Life, His Being, His Spirit, the Divine Nature. But is “peace on earth” really the reason for the Messiah’s coming to the Earth as the Christmas Carols proclaim?

There are some other aspects of the Christmas Season that still make it a very special time of the year, despite its annoyingly overt commercial exploitation. For one, it is by far the most protracted of all the holiday seasons, and with its proximity to the turn of the new year, it has become not just a day of celebration as with Easter and Thanksgiving, for example, but several weeks of celebration. Another aspect that distinguishes it from the others is the fact that it is the only holiday season that is celebrated to some degree in virtually every country of the world by at least some of its citizenry. Then, one of the most unique aspects of the Christmas Season is that it is celebrated with its own extensive and ever-expanding collage of season-related music playing almost ubiquitously in the background in both public and private venues for days and weeks as people throughout the world go about the events and traditions that have become a part of the landscape of the season. Continue reading “Christmas Message: Peace On Earth?” »

Over the course of Church history, change within the Church has been a slow—at times agonizingly slow—process. Despite the great strides the Church has made since the beginning of the Protestant Reformation in 1517 A.D. in ridding false teaching, more yet remains. And false doctrine is far from being the innocuous matter it is viewed as being by many professing believers today.

To merely call idolatry “sin,” though it certainly is, somehow seems an extreme understatement, for it is the ultimate affront unto God. Yet, arguably, it is the most pervasive sin of all today among professing believers. Contributing to the prevalence of idolatry within Christendom, no doubt, is the common perception by many that idolatry is something that occurs only in underdeveloped, far-away, foreign lands, or that it is something relegated mostly to ancient civilizations of past ages, while nothing could be further from the truth. Continue reading “The True Nature of Spiritual Idolatry” »

OPINION: By Steven Lambert

POTUS Barack ObamaI’ve never understood the rationale of those who would willfully participate in a vast conspiracy and cover-up to deceive an entire nation, particularly when it concerns the Chief Executive Officer of the United States of America, the most powerful nation on the earth. But that is precisely what has been transpiring around the Beltway for five, ten, fifteen, twenty, or even more years with respect to the mental status of the nation’s president. A veritable throng of officials and bureaucrats of our federal government are complicit in the national conspiracy. The Watergate cover-up pales in terms of participants. In this one, thousands of the government employees who are paid with our tax dollars refuse to tell or talk about what they all know—that America’s CEO and Commander-in-Chief is mentally incapacitated. Continue reading “WASHINGTONGATE: The Massive Cover-up of the Mental Incapacitation of America’s CEO” »

“Covenant Relationships” is a very familiar term bespeaking a commonly accepted concept in Pentecostal/Neo-Pentecostal circles, despite the irrefutable fact that neither the term nor the concepts it represents are found in Scripture and in fact are decidedly unscriptural. Moreover, the concept of human spiritual covenants was resoundingly debunked and denounced by one of the most highly regarded theologians and teachers the Pentecostal and Neo-Pentecostal streams ever had, who emphatically warned that besides the sacred covenant between the Lord and His disciples “the ONLY other valid covenant is that of marriage between a husband and wife,” and that the effect of entering into any other kind of spiritual covenant with humans “will be a CURSE!”

For more than three and a half decades, I’ve been doing all the Lord has allowed, anointed, and enabled me to do to set captives of spiritual authoritarian abuse free from the bonds of witchcraft, or the “yoke of slavery,” in which they are ensnared. I’ve spoken and written extensively in books and articles about the many profound spiritual and psychological effects hyper-authoritarianism inflicts upon its multitudinous victims. Continue reading “The Curse of Unauthorized Covenants” »

By Dr. Steven Lambert

In the previous two editions of this three-part series I asserted, as the title suggests, that America was clearly warned 50 years ago this year on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives about the Marxist agenda that has been systematically infused into the fabric, foundation, and functions of the nation by the adherents of communism in America. That warning came from a courageous Florida Congressman who read into the record 45 goals of the communists operating covertly toward the socialization our nation that were published in a small Deland, Florida newspaper. In Parts 1 and 2 of this series, I delineated 30 of 45 goals of the then underground communist movement the Congressman laid out in his speech. In this edition, I want to enumerate the remaining 15 of those goals (prefaced by the preamble of the official record), followed by additional commentary of my own regarding a related prophetic message I delivered to a rather shocked and disbelieving audience more than two decades ago. Continue reading “America, You Were Warned 50 Years Ago! (Part 3)” »

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Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Marxist Russian Revolutionary
Soviet Union Premier 1922-24

“Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.” —Vladimir Lenin

In the first edition of this three-part series I asserted, as the title suggests, that America was clearly warned about the Marxist agenda that has been systematically infused into the fabric, foundation, and functions of the nation by the adherents of communism in America. That warning came 50 years ago this year on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives from a courageous Florida Congressman. In that first article, I delineated 15 of 45 goals of the then underground communist movement the Congressman laid out in his speech. In this edition, I want to enumerate the next 15 of those goals (prefaced by the preamble of the official record). Space will allow me to comment on only one of those goals in this edition, save for repeating the overall comment I expressed in the previous edition, which is the sad fact that, as you will see, nearly all 45 goals of the communists’ agenda delineated in the Congressman’s speech could be tagged, “Fait accompli! Continue reading “America, You Were Warned 50 Years Ago! (Part 2)” »

“Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, The people whom He has chosen for His own inheritance” (Psa. 33:12).

“If the foundations are destroyed, What can the righteous do?” (Psa. 11:3)

“Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” –John Adams, 2nd US President

In a recent article, concerning the second Scripture verse above, I wrote that they,

like Adams’ statement, contains a latent clue for any group of marauders possessing malevolent and self-aggrandizing intents how to set about subverting a free society for the purposes of vanquishing it—namely, dismantle and decimate its ideological and spiritual substructure.

America’s morality always has been and remains the unseen bedrock of its unrivaled, enduring success. But, that success always has had and will have its villainous enemies who are intent on obliterating it.

I followed that by a poignant quote from Karl Marx, “who today is revered by the multitudinous global disciples of his radical agenda for world-hegemony as ‘The Father of Communism,'” and whose “anti-God religion of narcissism-centric humanism (now) permeates every segment of the existing societies of the world”:

“My object in life is to dethrone God by deifying man.” –Karl Heinrich Marx, Father of Communism

I also wrote:

Thus, as Marx further prescribed in the writings comprising The Communist Manifesto…the only way the agenda of communism can succeed in any nation is that God and all religions ascribing belief in God be entirely eradicated from the collective psyche of its citizenry and thus every facet of the society of the targeted nation. Indeed, that whole long-term, systematic process is the primary critical element of communism–”socialization.” Continue reading “America, You Were Warned 50 Years Ago!” »

“Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” –John Adams, 2nd US President

While acutely accurate, prescient, and even prophetic, this quote from one of the major contributors to the formation of the underlying ideology expressed in the two most seminal documents of the birth of our nation, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, contained, undoubtedly inadvertently, a cryptic key to any contingent of malevolent hegemonists dedicated to the objective of sabotaging the ideological foundations on which the greatest nation ever to exist in the annals of human nations are established that would subsequently arise.

Incontrovertibly, the single most critical component of the ideological underpinnings of American society is its Judeo-Christian morality, predicated on the Ten Commandments and elucidated throughout the Word of God. This is one of the most overlooked and underestimated facts concerning American society and government respecting their inimitable success over the test of time. At bottom, the Judeo-Christian moral code is predicated on and the essence of the very nature of God Himself, which accounts for both its indomitable authority and the reason it is the arch-nemesis of all prospective assailants intent on vanquishing a nation in which the Divine Laws scribed by the very hand of the Almighty on Tablets of Stone are its touchstone. Continue reading “The United States of Communist America?” »

At a juncture in American history when the sitting president has revealed himself in obvious and undeniable ways to be an avowed Marxist with a belly filled with fiery ambitions of a would-be world-dictator, hell-bent on transforming the republican form of government that for nearly 240 years has well-served this, the greatest nation on Earth, into a totalitarian socialistic nanny state, the matter of legitimate versus illegitimate authority is being speedily forced to the top of public discourse. A plethora of political as well as social science experts and pundits agree that the United States of America at this hour stands at the threshold of collapse and utter ruin. It can hardly be mere coincidence that every segment of American society, from political to economical to ecclesiastical, is inundated with people driven by what Augustine called libido dominandi—lust for rule or dominion.

The scope of this two-part article series is primarily leadership in the ecclesiastical realm. However, much, if not all, of the principles regarding legitimate and illegitimate authority—i.e., abuse of authority—addressed herein can also with some adaptation be applied to authority in any realm of society and human interaction.

The main focus of the initial installment of our discussion was the matter of hyper-authoritarianism in general and how easy it is for the most principled spiritual leaders to cross over the “thin line of leadership” between leading and lording, discipling and dominating, coaching and coercing, to operate in “foul ground” without even realizing it. In this part, we begin turning our attention to some of the whys and wherefores of ecclesiastical predominance. Continue reading “The Thin Line of Leadership (Part 2)” »

At a juncture in American history when the sitting president has revealed himself in obvious and undeniable ways to be an avowed Marxist with a belly filled with fiery ambitions of a would-be world-dictator, hell-bent on transforming the republican form of government that for nearly 240 years has well-served this, the greatest nation on Earth, into a totalitarian socialistic nanny state, the matter of legitimate versus illegitimate authority is being speedily forced to the top of public discourse. A plethora of political as well as social science experts and pundits agree that the United States of America at this hour stands at the threshold of collapse and utter ruin. It can hardly be mere coincidence that every segment of American society, from political to economical to ecclesiastical, is inundated with people driven by what Augustine called libido dominandi—lust for rule or dominion.

The scope of this article and the series it inaugurates is primarily leadership in the ecclesiastical realm. However, much, if not all, of the principles regarding legitimate and illegitimate authority—i.e., abuse of authority—addressed herein can also with some adaptation be applied to authority in any realm of society and human interaction.

There is a very thin line between leading and lording, discipling and dominating, coaching and coercing. So thin is the line, it is at times and in certain scenarios nearly indistinguishable. Continue reading “The Thin Line of Leadership (Part 1)” »

Has Your Veil Been Rent?
By Steven Lambert

“And Jesus CRIED OUT AGAIN with a loud voice, and YIELDED UP His spirit. And behold, the veil of the temple was torn (rent, KJV) in two from top to bottom; and the earth shook and the rocks were split” (Mat. 27:50-51).

On the Cross, Jesus used his last, remaining breath to cry out to God “again” with a loud voice, and then He “yielded up His spirit” to God, and died. At that very moment, the veil in the iconic temple in Jerusalem was rent, or torn, from top to bottom, as the Spirit of God, which had dwelt behind that veil burst forth, never again to dwell in temples made with human hands, but forevermore in human “temples” of the Spirit—i.e., Born Again, Spirit-infused Believers in Christ! Continue reading “Has Your Veil Been Rent?” »

Though the matter of personal prophecy is by far the element of the prophetic realm of greatest interest to the vast majority of Spirit-Baptized believers, it is not the most important. Nevertheless, personal prophecy is part and parcel of the present Prophetic Movement that has been nascent since the mid-1980s, and therefore requires some understanding and knowledge. In this article is presented a fairly simplistic overview of the matter of personal prophecy that is not intended to be an in-depth theological treatise on the subject. Herein, the term “personal prophecy” is simply a term used to refer to prophecy expressed to and pertaining to an individual person. Continue reading “About Personal Prophecy” »

The Perilous Path of Doctrinal Deviation
By Steven Lambert

Doctrinal deviation, degeneration, and denigration is a perilous path leading not to genuine unity of the Spirit, as posited by its propagators, but rather disunity with the Spirit, apostasy, perdition, and ultimately hell itself!

Not All Unity is of the Spirit

Not all unity or unanimity is a good thing or a God-thing. The first would-be world dictator, Nimrod, exercising supernatural leadership abilities, was able to cajole the entire population of the world into coalescing under his rulership in complete unanimity and to participate in the building of a tower dedicated to his worship that would reach into heaven. But it wasn’t a God-thing, in fact it was an anti-God thing, and He personally came down and confused the language of the people, with the result that they could no longer be in unity, and thereby brought a halt to the building of the Tower of Babel.

King David also learned the hard way that unity/unanimity among the people is not always a God-thing, nor does it affirm God’s approval of your plans; rather God killed David’s chief armor-bearer, which cast him into a several month long cavernous depression and despondency. Continue reading “The Perilous Path of Doctrinal Deviation” »

The Evil Face of OUR Adversary!
September 25, 2001
America Under Attack: The Aftermath

[Editor’s note: The two untouched photographs above, published by national news services, capture the massive explosions of the World Trade Center twin towers on Manhattan Island after two terrorist-hijacked commercial airline planes slammed into the world famous 140-story skyscrapers. Readily discernible in the fire and smoke of the explosion, from both of the different perspectives of the photos, is the evil face of the true adversary behind these unspeakably dastardly deeds. These amazing photos ostensibly bear the very image of Satan himself, and presumably are God’s miraculous proof to us of the evil one’s existence and that he is the ultimate “terrorist” behind the hatred-driven havoc wreaked upon America on September 11, 2001. The image on the left bears the devil’s face against the backdrop of a distorted cross, representative of Satan’s counterfeit portrayals of himself as the Messiah. The image on the right bears a lion-like face a la the Biblical description of the devil who roams about on Earth “AS a roaring lion,” mimicking “The Lion of the Tribe of Judah,” and deceiving multitudes of untaught into believing that it is The Lion of the Tribe of Judah who is perpetrating the diabolical schemes that he himself, Satan, authors. Continue reading “The Evil Face of OUR Adversary!” »

This article is part 1 of 7 in the series Reclaiming Fatherhood and Restoring Fathers

Restoring Fathers

“Behold, I am going to send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and terrible day of the Lord. And he will restore the hearts of the fathers to their children, and hearts of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the land with a curse.” (Mal. 4:5-6)

The state of affairs in the world today wherein corruption and criminality is ubiquitous makes it evident that the land has been smitten with a curse as the prophecy of the prophet Malachi predicts. Indeed, we see revealed in these two verses culminating the Old Testament, the fundamental root-cause of all that corruption and criminality — a dearth of fatherhood.

History and sociological statistics tell us that wherever and whenever there is an absence of fatherhood there is an increase in sin and rebellion in the affected society, accompanied by a long list of resultant crimes and corruption that sin and rebellion inevitably engender.

The produce of a dearth of fatherhood in individual lives and collective society is disorder and disobedience of all sorts and kinds, both to God’s authority and God’s delegated authority — i.e., human authority — on earth.

Lack of fatherhood produces rebellion and lawlessness of every kind, which always strongly impacts every society and nation in which it transpires, not merely in a negative way, but a destructive way. The ultimate end of lawlessness is always destruction of the underpinnings that hold any society together.

Thus, the pattern is that fatherlessness begats lawlessness, and lawlessness begats destruction. “If the foundations are destroyed, What can the righteous do?” (Psa 11:3), the Spirit laments through the Psalmist.

Moreover, it is this destruction of the foundations of human society that has a profound part in causing the entire world to reel and “everything that can be shaken” to be shaken in this last hour.

The profound and far-reaching negative impact of fatherlessness is manifest in every segment of societies around the world today as well as in the church realm. Desperate beyond comprehension and expression is the need for Godly fathers to emerge in both realms to manifest the many positive and desirable effects that result only from the proper spiritual function of fatherhood! Continue reading “Reclaiming Fatherhood and Restoring Fathers (Part 1)” »

Fivefold Ministry is a matter frequently alluded to from the pulpit within many Charismatic and other Neo-Pentecostal churches and circles. Notwithstanding, such allusions appear to be little more than oratorical rhetoric, for the most part, because few churches make an earnest attempt to incorporate Fivefold Ministry within their ministry and structure. Certainly, I have never yet seen it in full and proper operation anywhere. Rather, for the most part according to what I have heard and witnessed, Fivefold Ministry and its function remains to be a shadowy and little understood matter to the majority of ministers, not to mention lay believers, including even those claiming to be Charismatic.

Oh, some say they believe there is such a thing as Fivefold Ministry, which is more than can be said for the vast majority of so called mainline and Evangelical denominational ministers. However, most Charismatic ministers have what could only be referred to as a cursory understanding of these Ascension Gifts of Christ and how the Bible prescribes they are to function and flow together, and very few of them have incorporated all of those ministry offices into their rightful place of function within the structure of their local church. Continue reading “The Role of Fivefold Ministry (Part 2)” »

Fivefold Ministry is the ongoing surrogate ministry of Christ Himself to the Church—His Betrothed. All legitimate ministry emanates from Jesus Himself and is an extension of His ministry. Unless it emulates His ministry, it’s not legitimate ministry. Jesus’ three-and-a-half-year fleshly ministry is the model for all genuine ministry, and we can see in the Gospel accounts that Jesus functioned in all five of the Fivefold Ministry Offices.

Fivefold Ministry consists of five functions or offices of function: apostle, prophet, evangelist, pastor, and teacher. The primary scripture enumerating these offices is verse eleven of Ephesians Four. Relationally these offices are horizontal, non-hierarchical, and non-authoritarian (cf., Mk. 10:35-45; 16:19; Lk. 22:69; Ac. 5:31; 7:55,56; Rom. 8:34; Eph. 1:20; Col. 3:1; Heb. 1:3,13; 8:1; 10:12; 12:2; 1 Pet. 3:22; Rom. 8:29; Heb. 12:23). These terms are not titles implying authority or entitlement of any kind, but rather terms alluding to specific ministerial functions.

The essence and role of the Fivefold Ministry can only be understood in the context of the Church and Christ’s relationship with it. Above all else, the Church is “the Lamb’s Wife” (Rev. 21:9). Presently, in the natural, the Church is the Betrothed of Christ, since the Marriage Supper of the Lamb has not yet occurred. Yet, in the Spirit, wherein God always speaks of those things that are not as though they already were, the Church is now “The Lamb’s Wife.” Continue reading “The Role of Fivefold Ministry” »

“Do not touch My anointed ones, And do My prophets no harm” (1Ch 16:22; Ps. 105:15).

Though this Divine command is too often abused and misused, God said it twice in His Word, which is special emphasis indicating He certainly meant it! Though, of course, God always says what He means and means what He says! Thus, I would say it would be a good idea for anyone to give heed to that warning. Anytime you think God is leading you to engage in an ad hominem attack of words and/or actions or some sort of an insurrection against a genuinely anointed and appointed man of God, another good idea is to remember the fate of the company of “Korah & Sons,” who participated in a personal attack and insurrection against the man God had chosen and anointed to deliver Israel, Moses, and the principle of unintended consequences! Continue reading “Do My Prophets No Harm!” »

The adoption of UN General Assembly Resolution 181 by the narrowest of margins on November 29, 1947 paved the way for the recognition of Israel as a nation by the existing global community of nations, which was followed by the Israeli Declaration of Independence on May 14, 1948, officially declaring the establishment of the new independent national state named ISRAEL.

The reestablishment of Israel was the fulfillment of Jesus’ prophecy concerning the budding FIG TREE (Mat 24:32-37), which is a Biblical symbol of the nation of Israel. Jesus said (v. 33), “When you see all these things, recognize that He is NEAR, RIGHT AT THE DOOR!” And in verse 37, He further clarifies that what He is alluding to is “THE COMING OF THE SON OF MAN!”

On May 14, 1948 the prophetic clock began ticking! With the Declaration of Independence by the Jewish Agency led by David Ben-Gurion and the resultant naming of Israel as a nation, the return of Christ for His Millennial reign with His Co-Sovereign Eternal Bride was made imminent; so imminent that Jesus has been standing ready RIGHT AT THE DOOR ever since. Remember that with the Lord a THOUSAND YEARS is as a DAY! Continue reading “The Generation That Shall Not Pass Away!” »