So Many Fish in The Sea: But Where Are The Fishermen?

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My question today is, “where are all those men/women, called of God to go out and make disciples? “Called to go ye Therefore”, The Church of Jesus Christ today resembles nothing of what we saw during His earthly reign. I can recall through scripture how Jesus got into the boat with the disciples, instructing them on where to launch the net. And to the disciples surprise they caught a record number of fish. Be mindful that these were skilled, lifelong fishermen, many of whom were Born into their profession. Yet something was missing in their approach, surely they may have even been successful in their profession, doing things their way, or even patterning themselves after other fishermen.(Copying other Preachers and their Ministries) Jesus got into Their boat (the means they were using to reach the fish), and begin to question them as to their efforts. Have you caught any fish? Have you led anyone to Christ? To which they replied, we’ve toiled all night ( it was work to them, When Jesus got into their boat He was signifying that this would be your life), and we have no fish to show for it. We’ve been in this Church for 25 years, and yet no one is being saved and delivered, no one is being filled with the Holy Ghost. My Daddy was the Pastor of this Church for over 40 years, yet drugs are still rampant in this community. Now rather than following the approach of Jesus and just launching out into the deep, and cast out nets on the right side ( His side), not your daddy’s side, or your denominational side. But the side Jesus commands in His Word. Instead we get more elaborate means, BIGGER BOATES AND BIGGER BATE!!! Jesus walked on water, and even commanded Peter to do likewise, so He could care less about the size of your boat ( Ministry). T.V., Radio, YouTube, Facebook. Jets. All of these are bigger boats. The Holy Ghost is saying today, we are to be Fishers of Men’s Souls… We are to catch the fish, and clean the fish through discipleship. Yet men have turned it into a Fishing Show, where men fish from fancy boats, with expensive rod and reels. Seeking to catch the biggest fish, only to weigh it, get the results, and be rewarded, and recognized by men for catching the Biggest fish.(having the biggest Church with the most members). Oh yea, they throw the fish back in the water if it’s not the proper size ( social status ie. Bigger Tithes), overlooking the least and the lost, the drug addict, the prisoner, and the homeless just to name a few only for it to be devoured by Sharks. Me

Apostle Earnest Jordan

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Name Above All Names: (Philippians 2:9)

“Cancer, Diabetes, HIV, Tuberculosis, ADHD, Depression, PTSD, Fear, Worry, Doubt, Worry, Anxiety, Rebellion, Disease, Disaster, Despair, Prison, Alzheimer’s, Epilepsy, Fear, Rejection, Oppression, Loneliness, Suicide, Doubt, Divorce, Defeat, Confusion, High Blood Pressure, Low Blood Pressure, Paralytic, Glaucoma, Kidney Disease, Heart Failure.”

Whatever your problem, whatever your sickness is, Jesus is Bigger than that. His Name is above all names, no matter what it is, it can not stand in the presence of God. Today is your day to be delivered, In Jesus Name. Call it out, declare your Victory in The Name of Jesus. Those fears and failures of 2018 will be defeated in 2019, Hallelujah!! Declaration is your key to your Deliverance. Please don’t take this Word lightly!!!

Apostle Earnest Jordan

Forgetting The Past:

I just want to take a moment to speak prophetically into your life concerning your “New Years” ( not just 2019, but 2020,21,22,23, and so on). In the book of Isaiah chapter 43 beginning in verse 18. God lays out the conditions required for you to move towards your New Thing…. the scripture tells us not to remember the former things (Past), neither consider the things of old (Past). The words REMEMBER and CONSIDER both highlight your thinking. God knew that you could not move into your Promise Land with your mind still in the Wilderness. So many of God’s people will not receive the things that He has in store for them in 2019, because their minds are still on the things of 2018. All the problems and heartaches, the ups as well as the downs. God is saying, “it’s time to forget those things of the past and move towards His divine purpose for your life. God tells the children of Israel in Jeremiah chapter 16 verses 14 and 15, “Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that it shall no more be said, the Lord liveth, that brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt. 15. But, the Lord liveth, that brought up the the children of Israel from the land of the north, and from all the lands whither he had driven them: and I will bring them again into their land that I gave unto their fathers.” ~~ God says quit talking about when I brought you out of Egypt, surely it was a blessing. But I’m ready to bring you out of your current bondage, the things that are holding you Now. The addictions that you have today, will not have you in 2019. Hallelujah!! Remember not the things of the past, don’t even consider the things of old. “Behold, I will do a New Thing, NOW!” In closing, this is your Prophetic Word for your New (Years), Not Year, But Years!! Hallelujah. They are conditioned based on your obedience to forget your Past. Amen.

Apostle Earnest Jordan

“Victory Sometimes Look Like Defeat “

Matthew 27:36-39

36. And sitting down they watched Him there. 37. And set up over His head His accusation written, ” THIS IS JESUS KING OF THE JEWS.” 38. Then were there two thieves crucified with Him, one on the right hand another on the left. 39. And they who passed by reviled Him, wagging their heads.

I would like to draw your attention to the above mentioned scriptures, not to focus only on Jesus, but to pay attention to the crowd and their perception as to what they were witnessing. Remember, those in attendance were many of the same people who saw Jesus wrought many impossible miracles, they witnessed the blind eyes being opened, they couldn’t believe the crazy demonic who was now in his right mind. Yet all throughout Jesus’ earthly ministry, they never truly knew or understand His divine purpose, neither did they know Him~ Scripture says, they sat down and watched Him, later it would reveal how they reviled Him and wagged their heads at Him. Have you ever had someone wag their head at you for something you’d done, or from a situation you were in. ( God ordained it for His purpose and glory) A wag of pity or even disgust. They were now looking at Jesus with that same look of disgust, saying, we thought You were the Son of God, and if so, I know you wouldn’t be dying on a Criminals Cross. Then to hear Him cry to His Father, asking Him, why have You forsaken Me? Only for His Father not to respond. Then to hear Him utter the words, “IT IS FINISHED!” Surely it was over, He said so Himself. But what they didn’t understand was, “VICTORY SOMETIMES LOOK LIKE DEFEAT”, this was all a part of God’s redeeming plan to reconcile sinful man back to Himself. Hallelujah!! You should have shouted Victory right there. God sent His Son in the likeness of sinful man, to become a substitute for them, to hang on a Cross as a sacrificial offering, a Lamb w/out spot or blemish. Our salvation was being watched and mocked, they were despising our deliverance. They didn’t understand what they were witnessing. Our Victory was hanging on a Cross, but they viewed it as Defeat. Our hope was on that Cross, yet it looked liked despair. Forgiveness, yet He was dying a Criminals death. God’s ways are not our ways.~ You need to get it in your spirit that you are not, and cannot be defeated; Greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world. You are more than a conqueror, oh yea, they watching, they think it’s over for you. They see you struggling trying to make ends meet, and then lose your job, they saw your husband walk out, leaving you to raise a family by yourself…oh yea, they watching, some are even saying, “IT IS FINISHED!!”, you don’t have to say it, they will say it for you. Because of what it looks like. They compare your news of Cancer, to all the people they knew who didn’t make it, as if your situation isn’t any different. But I’m here to tell you TODAY that the devil is a liar, he cannot pronounce death over anything that God has breathed life into. Hallelujah!!Oh yea, it may not look good, the diagnosis didn’t sound good. Just leave that up to God, “cast your cares up-on Him, because He cares for you.” He’s in the process of teaching the devil “ANOTHER” lesson, it ain’t about “them and they” that’s watching (although this will be a testimony to them when you come through), no, this is spiritual, this is between God and the devil, you just happen to be in it, but because you are in it, God will bring you out for your benefit and His glory. So tell that devil today, yea I’m going through, but this ain’t my end, my Victory had to look like Defeat, I had to spend those nights crying myself to sleep, in only proved the Truth in His Word, “weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh in the morning. Hallelujah!! Hold my brother’s and sisters in the Lord, joy is on the way. Hallelujah!!! Glory to His Name!!! Who the Son sets free is free indeed!!

Apostle Earnest Jordan

New Life in Christ

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Colossians 3:1-7

If ye then be Risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with Him in glory. Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth (we are to be dead to the things of this world); fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence (desires), and covetousness, which is idolatry: For which things sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience ( God hates each one of these mentioned, simply because they go against all righteousness, and things things will be judged and wrath the wrath of God will be manifested to all who practice them): In the which ye also walked sometime, when ye lived in them ( now that you are saved these things shouldn’t be mentioned among you). [If we are truly Born Again, we should no longer be enticed by the world and standard of living, we as believers should be dead to the carnal affairs of the world. The things that excite and entertain them, shouldn’t excite the child of God anymore. The worlds pleasures aren’t our pleasures any longer, we should have our minds totally on the things of God. May you begin to walk in the Newness of Life in Christ Jesus.]

Apostle Earnest Jordan

Darkness and Light

In the book of John chapter 8 verse 12, Jesus made the bold declaration that He was the “Light of the World”, this statement was made in reference to the Light that God commanded during creation when the world was without form and void (empty of life), and Darkness covered the face of the deep. Yet when man sinned in the garden through willful disobedience , sin, death, and darkness covered all of mankind (the world). Jesus came through the divine plan of God to be manifested as the True Light from the foundation of the world, to open blind eyes physically and spiritually. Blindness caused by sin and rebellion, total opposition to The standards of God, through sin death not only entered, it reigned. Even today the whole world is living in darkness, they are blinded by the devil and his many schemes, deception of your best life now, all the pleasures of this world, with no fear of God. Jesus came to bring sight to those that sit in darkness bound by the devil. The true Light of the World!! The Savior of the whole world , brings complete deliverance to those that surrender to His will. Christ is the only way for you to have light and life in this world. Want you choose Him today, today is the day of salvation. May God bless you in Jesus Christ.

Apostle Earnest Jordan