Forearmed & Forewarned is Wisdom

I know everyone who is a believer and doer in Christ can sense that information is progressing much quicker.

I know everyone who is a believer and doer in Christ can sense that information is progressing much quicker.

This is much like it appears in the bottle of sand in an hourglass.  The sand may appear quicker, because there is less sand or time to go.

But by no account am I a date setter, but it doesn’t take much biblical knowledge to see all the signs coming at us and endless social media reports and chatter.

Never in the history of the world has information taken on such a massive highway and life of its own, virtually going global overnight.

Just as a spider weaves a web, the internet and world wide web has connected the globe and space with just a click.

Did not Jesus predict HIS coming?

The LORD told us we would not know the day or hour but that we would know and perceive the season.

“Let not your heart be troubled… In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I AM, there you may be also.”   John 14:1-3

“So you also, when you see these things happening, know that the kingdom of God is near. Assuredly, I say to you, this generation will by no means pass away till all things take place. Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will by no means pass away.”   Luke 21:31–33

Did you know that living for Christ causes Division?

Did you know that when you are obedient to God, you carry within you that same power of Jesus that will stir up even the demonic due to your gifting, as you carry within you the Good News?

Yes, the closer we draw near to God in prayer and fellowship will cause an uproar of rage around you.

And surprisingly, you did not do anything to warrant it! It swirls around you because of the light of who and what is inside of you!

Beloved, you have the goods and demons know your name and know the name you speak!

“Jesus, I know, Paul I know — but who are you!?”   Acts 19:15

Beloved, you carry within great and precious promises, the divine nature and furthermore believer, you carry precious cargo like gifts, talents, spiritual weaponry, and lastly, the part of you who lives forever and ever while temporarily we must abide in our earthly shell that houses our soul and Spirit.

Beloved of God, we have no time to waste, we have entered a season unlike any other.

We must realize what we have learned in our time with The LORD and in Churches needs to be spread abroad by the Holy Ghost in us!

We must begin to prepare the people of God so that they are ready and equipped.  AND we must spread The Gospel!

True Revival shall come on the heels of great turmoil, upheavals, and tribulations.

One day very soon many people will begin to ask where they can hear The Words of God!  We must be prepared and equipped for such a time as this.

“And because lawlessness will abound, the love of many will grow cold”   Matthew 24:12.

In America, many in Church are hiding in denial.

Most leaders keep preparing within the programs of the Church, instead of preparing the Church for what is coming!

In the USA, many still romanticize the way we were as a Christian nation.  With the majority of “Christian” Churches, they are enamored with leisure, entertainment, television, movies, videos and instead of being separate from the world, we are conforming to the way the world is AND that is scary.

The LORD has been dropping these things while in my prayer time.  He is showing me that the United States of America, historically rivals Rome before her fall.

Rome’s love of absolute power, brutality, and love for leisure were renowned.

Ancient Rome was the center of all sorts of lusts, perversion of all types, alcohol, violence, and Rome loved brutality in entertainment.

Rome’s entertainment was enormously renowned as they tortured Christians and would release them into the coliseum and cheered as they loved to watch the Christians try to run but others would be tied, and they released various types of beasts and the sport was to watch the animal capture the Christians kill and eat them.

These brute beast Romans loved to torture the Christians and would dip them in oil tie them up to a post set them ablaze for the Romans to be able see and light the way.

But today, what about our way?  There is not much said about idolatry in America, we think we have educated ourselves beyond such pagan rituals!

“And others had trial of cruel mocking and scourging, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment, they were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword, they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins being destitute, afflicted, tormented, of whom the world was not worthy, they wandered in deserts, and in mountains and in dens and caves of the earth”   Hebrews 11:36-38 KJV

The passion of Roman culture for entertainment was enormous.  During the reign of Claudius, 93 days each year were expressly devoted to games and spectacles.  By the end of the second year the number had risen to 135.

The Roman Coliseum was an arena of butchery.  It was in this coliseum that many of our Christian brothers and sisters were given to the lions and other forms of terrible torture.

The brutalizing effect of the arena on Roman society was hard to comprehend.  How could so many people of “culture” fail to condemn this practice?

Christians were unpopular partly because their rites were widely misunderstood.  The communion rite especially.

The Romans thought that Christian arrogance and impious behavior towards the gods of Rome, must have angered the gods themselves.  Thus, natural disasters such as earthquakes and fires, were sent by the gods, and then were the fault of the Christians.

Nero had self-acknowledged Christians arrested.  Then, according to their information, large numbers of others were condemned, for their anti-social tendencies.

Their deaths were farcical, and the Romans enjoyed entertainment and dressed the Christians in wild animals’ skins, and they would watch and laugh as they were torn to pieces by dogs, or crucified, or made into torches to be dipped in oil then ignited after dark as substitutes for daylight.

Persecution has a way of stripping our masks and hypocrisies.  For those who truly believe the gospel will not compromise it, even unto death.

“And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony, and they loved not their lives unto the death.”   Revelation 12:11 KJV

The responsibility is not just for leadership but for all believers in Christ.  Have we prepared the people for all that is coming?

Has the “Church” turned into another social corporation all enamored within their four walls, with the few and no more?

During the heat of Rome’s persecution, many Christians found sanctuary underground. In a place called the Catacombs.

Many tunnels and caves were dug out under the city of Rome to house the underground Church.

They worshipped, prayed, taught, lived, and died in those caves while persecution raged above.  They buried their dead in dug out places in the porous rock and sealed them in.

I think of all the entertainment we have as a Church . How entertaining will it be when they start taking us to jail or killing us for our message?

Will Christianity still be appealing to us then?

I see a most bitter cup coming.

In HIS Grace and Mercy,
~ Sherry Edwards Mackey

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Preparation of the Rod of His Presence

The LORD is moving in the vein of His true remnant bride, and no longer will the seed be spilled on the ground and cursed.

“John answered, saying to all, “I indeed baptize you with water; but One mightier than I is coming, whose sandal strap I am not worthy to loose. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. His winnowing fan is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clean out His threshing floor, and gather the wheat into His barn; but the chaff He will burn with unquenchable fire.”   Luke 3:16-17 NKJV

The LORD is moving in the vein of His true remnant bride, and no longer will the seed be spilled on the ground and cursed.

But The Bride will come out of hiding as the Ancient of Days has revealed, reproduced, and revived all that has remained dormant and hidden until such a time His lineage unfolds.

Although intimidated for the most part, the bride has been in hiding, but The Holy Spirit is bringing to the forefront those in whom have been prepared for this hour.

These are they, who have been seasoned to such a degree that the tenderness of the message given has been to coax His beloved out of hiding.

She stands at her chamber door for the bride has made herself ready.  The time is at hand to display His beloved Bride, The Church and to take her by the hand and display the glory of The LORD!

Study: Exodus 19……

On the morning of The Third Day…  and be ready by The Third Day, because on that day The LORD will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people.

How did God reveal Himself?  On the morning of The Third Day, there was thunder and lightning, with a thick cloud over the mountain, and a very loud trumpet blast.  Everyone in the camp trembled.

This entrance was quite different from a still small voice. H is amazing epic presence and power revealed awe inspiring displays of His Glory that caused everyone in the camp to tremble in reverence to God’s unrivaled magnificence.

When you encounter the awesomeness of His glorious Power, it is a fearful thing to witness.

Lightning is one way God reveals His Presence.  Symbolism of lightning reminds us to have respect and awe of God’s absolute raw power over His Creation.

“When He utters His voice, there is a tumult of waters in the heavens, And He causes the clouds and the mist to ascend from the end of the earth; He makes lightning for the rain, and brings out the wind from His treasuries and from His storehouses.”   Jeremiah 10:13 AMP

“Like lightning strikes from the east to the west, God’s Power will be swift for the world to see, so shall the coming of the Son of Man be.”  Matthew 24:27

As I was praying, I saw a Church and it had a Lightning Rod on top of it.

The LORD led me to some research.

“A Lightning Rod on a Church is intended to protect the structure from a lightning strike. If lightning strikes the rod it is conducted to the ground by a wire and instead of passing through the structure, that would have caused damage by fire or electrocution the current goes safely into the ground.” (

Spiritually, I believe that a lightning rod represents our upward energy in seeking The LORD, reaching out to what is heavenly, and by inviting down the lightning that grounds us in the earthly realm.  Or otherwise, by becoming spiritually minded AND earthly good!

Our response to God in our focus of loving him and desiring to experience His Power and Presence happens when our focus on God surpasses the earthly realm to marry the heavenly thus being able to represent him in His full Power filled nature and character.

With His presence we experience His wisdom, and our reality is an tuned in two-way relationship.

“Having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away!”   2 Timothy 3:5 NKJV  *** Study!

When we fail to focus on the source of ultimate power, who is God, we have no substance to our Faith. Faith without works is dead. (James 2:26)

We must awaken through the conviction of the Holy Spirit and repent and turn away from covering our lives in a formality without the substance of a fruitful, fruit filled and empowered life the way God intended for His people to be!

What does spiritual lightning ground in us?  His Power, His Presence in our lives, and His Word!

The remedy is simple: Be convicted!

Experience the weightiness of His Word as the Holy Spirit convicts you, but you must do something more…

There must be true repentance and that means, turning away from that sin and walking on in obedience with God in a personal relationship with Him.

We must respond to God in a conscious response in thought, feeling, and action to the source of God’s convicting power!

Amen and Amen!


In HIS Grace and Mercy,
~ Sherry Edwards Mackey

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Your Book — Written With Chapters Missing

Even to the good, the bad, and the ugly, The LORD turns it all around into something that can be used for good to save, encourage, and deliver. 

To The Reject & Outcast — There’s Good News!

Nothing you go through is wasted beloved of God. 

Even the good, the bad, and the ugly, He turns it all around into something that can be used for good to save, encourage, and deliver.  Everything Satan meant for evil God will turn it around for good!

The LORD is the answer to every tear drop, to every onslaught, sickness, secret fault, and unbridled thought, and presumptuous ways, because He knows all motives and reasons.  He, precious one, knows how desperate the needs are.

The many issues that plague the heart, soul, mind, will, body, marriage, family, friends, financial need, future, present, ministry, answers to heart pangs that the internal fire that burns within is threatening to burn up all that remains.

There is so much to look at in “this Season” we all have been found overwhelmed where we exist.

But The LORD Jesus Christ doesn’t want us simply to exist, but to dive into the season with all you are using what you have been freely given and to take captivity captive just as He did when He gave gifts to men.

What better gift to receive than being part of the ultimate gift in ministering Salvation to this generation!

Jesus came to set the captive free!  What better way to build and fill The Church, through the power of The Holy Ghost, capturing those who have been imprisoned in their own minds, bodies, through wrong thinking, sickness, and doing what has kept them bound to the things of this world.

For living in a true prison, is a process that takes steps and actions to warrant incarceration.

Our goal daily is to plant seeds, and to know it is a process of doing what is right and good in ministry to others; even the people nobody wants.

God goes after the rejects He delights in loving and saving them.  Those who are forgiven of much, love!  Some of the most passionate people in the Kingdom of God, have the roughest backgrounds!

Look at the woman at the well.  She was set up by God to encounter Christ the Son of the living God!  This encounter with Jesus at the well had historic and prophetic implications.  The woman at the well knew something major had happened to her!

The woman understood that Jesus was a prophet (John 4:19) and she was majorly shaken by Jesus’ revelation of her five husbands and history with men.

But there had been a long-standing division between the Samaritan and Jewish religions.  The Jews considered them heretics and apostates and had nothing to do with them — calling them dogs.

Jesus was saying to the Samaritan woman that the time of spiritual worship of God’s people has arrived!

” “Sir,” the woman said, “I see that You are a prophet. 20Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, but you Jews say that the place where one must worship is in Jerusalem.” “Believe Me, woman,” Jesus replied, “a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem.  You worship what you do not know; we worship what we do know, for salvation is from the Jews. But a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth, for the Father is seeking such as these to worship Him.  God is Spirit, and His worshipers must worship Him in spirit and in truth.”  The woman said, “I know that Messiah” (called Christ) “is coming. When He comes, He will explain everything to us.””   John 4:19-25

Jesus went after the rejects, and those called dogs, knowing her rejection turned into great love!

She was forgiven for much — and she loved much! (Luke 7:47)

Her encounter with The LORD Jesus Christ revolutionized her life and she left her water-pot and ran to Samaria and told everyone about Jesus!

The Samaritan became the first preacher to her people!  And a woman!  Jesus Loves his women in ministry!

From that woman she spread the message of Jesus, and many came out and Jesus stayed for two days, and Samaria listened to him!  Jesus still goes after such as these!

We are creative and even within The Church we plant a seed, another waters it, while the Spirit of The LORD gives the increase!

I believe this encounter also shows the power of how prophecy turned a woman from being called a dog, into a Samaritan evangelist!

“Many of the Samaritans from that town believed in Jesus because of the woman’s testimony, “He told me everything I ever did.”  So when the Samaritans came to Him, they asked Him to stay with them, and He stayed two days. And many more believed because of His message.  They said to the woman, “We now believe not only because of your words; we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this man truly is the Savior of the world.”   John 4:39-42 NKJV

Prophetically, God restored the breach at Jacob’s well, which name means supplanter/ deceiver into Israel which means God Contended,  ‘Wrestles with God’, ‘Triumphant with God..

Why not send the good news to Samaria, where division between the Samaritans and the Jews was broken and initialized by Jesus Christ himself!

God our Father, you created within us, a longing and wonder to search out a thing, but LORD I ask that you cover this precious one with your feathers, covering them from the strife of tongues and the silence that ensues for fear of losing everything that is dear.

Strengthen all that remains dear Jesus and touch the silent and wounded soul, take them out of this confusion and isolation so that though they are alone they are really not alone for you are with them even till the end of the age.

Please comfort them with the Spirit of Comfort and provide that stability and security that only you can bring in these trying days.

May they see Jesus clearer, day by day, and may the Glory of The LORD beam from their face!

When it is all said and done, nothing will matter except when we stand before God and all that remains is burned away and we emerge as pure gold, silver, and precious stones.

In prayer, I saw a book and suddenly I saw whole chapters removed at once.  Chapters you wish you could remove from your life though they have taught you fiery lessons.

The LORD has removed the shame and guilt and there is no condemnation.  Be free this day in knowing He is with you and He has you — and He’s got this!  In Jesus’ name!

“When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, “Give Me a drink.”  (His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.)
“You are a Jew,” said the woman. “How can You ask for a drink from me, a Samaritan woman?” (For Jews do not associate with Samaritans.)
Jesus answered, “If you knew the gift of God and who is asking you for a drink, you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water.” 
“Sir,” the woman replied, “You have nothing to draw with and the well is deep. Where then will You get this living water?  Are You greater than our father Jacob, who gave us this well and drank from it himself, as did his sons and his livestock?”
Jesus said to her, “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again.  But whoever drinks the water I give him will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give him will become in him a fount of water springing up to eternal life.”
The woman said to Him, “Sir, give me this water so that I will not get thirsty and have to keep coming here to draw water.”
Jesus told her, “Go, call your husband and come back.”  “I have no husband,” the woman replied.
Jesus said to her, “You are correct to say that you have no husband.  In fact, you have had five husbands, and the man you now have is not your husband. You have spoken truthfully.” 
“Sir,” the woman said, “I see that You are a prophet.  Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, but you Jews say that the place where one must worship is in Jerusalem.”
“Believe Me, woman,” Jesus replied, “a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem.  You worship what you do not know; we worship what we do know, for salvation is from the Jews.  But a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth, for the Father is seeking such as these to worship Him.  God is Spirit, and His worshipers must worship Him in spirit and in truth.” 
The woman said, “I know that Messiah” (called Christ) “is coming. When He comes, He will explain everything to us.”
Jesus answered, “I who speak to you am He.”
”  John 7:7-26

Study:  John 4

In HIS Grace and Mercy,
~ Sherry Edwards Mackey

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God Has Not Changed — Have You?

God is still God and HIS Words are still true, and His loving Rebukes are still demanding all to repent!

God is still God and HIS Words are still true, and His loving Rebukes are still demanding all to repent!

IF you are a murderer, and a homosexual, a drunkard, whoremonger, pride filled etc. or whatever sin you lay in the bed with — God see’s it all — and in His Love, He is long suffering, but His Spirit will not always strive with man.

If you think that you and others like you are saved, and think you love God but refuse to repent of blatant sin, you are deluded, and your conscience is seared with a hot iron.

God will give you over to a reprobate mind if you refuse His Corrections.  The Bible says those who practice sin, there are consequences to that sin, and we —the True Believers — are commanded to confront your sin!

God also says, not even to sit down and eat with you if you call yourself a Christian and practice sin in the assemblies or wherever you are!

There is a pleasure of sin for a season, but once you are hooked, Satan has rights over you and you have joined his effort to silence the true believers in Christ.

But now God is calling all to Repent, so that times of refreshing come from The Presence of The LORD.

When you try to make your sin acceptable in society and use laws to try to silence God, and make True Believers accept your behavior, there is coming a day when ALL shall be held accountable before God!

When laws do not agree with God’s Laws, we are not to obey that.  There is a time coming very soon that God is going to show up and if you do not repent and turn away from sin, He will turn away from you and turn you over to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, so that your soul might be saved.

God is not mocked — for whatever a man sows shall he reap.

To the true believers in Christ, Jesus is our sacrificial Lamb of God and He is our KING!  It matters not that they legalize sin, because there is coming a day when everything shall be shown for what it is.

No matter what laws they decree, God’s Laws always trump their decrees!

I would not want to be standing in a position of persecution of the saints in this hour.  God is going to show up and He will show who the true and living God is and in His chosen!

For those who lobby sin and legalize abominations that God has plainly stated in His Word are rebellion against Him, nothing shall be able to stop the hand of God, for the writing is on the wall.

They have gradually infused society with their poison, and they even have their own religion based in New Age, so that all who congregate, want to make everyone feel welcome — without confronting sin!

They cry peace when there is no peace!  I can feel the heavy weight that is over our Nation and Government and it’s a stench in the nostrils of a Holy God!

And may I say this explicitly clear, I speak as one of His Servants, of the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob!  If I do not speak The Word of The Living God — cursed, will I be!

The day is upon us ,when we see sin among our groups, we must declare it, confront it, and cast it out!

This is not a day to hide and play patty-cake with sin.  If I don’t speak, I will be guilty before God and their blood will be on upon my head.

Wake up!  I implore you!  Wake up and Repent from all sin and turn away from it and move away from reminders of that sin and flee as Jacob fled from Potiphar’s wife.

If they call themselves Christians, but by their actions and fruits show they are not, warn them, rebuke them and implore them to Repent and turn back to God!

We all will be known by our fruits.  Our only standard to live by is to align ourselves totally to The Word of God in that Holy Bible, In the name of Jesus Christ!

“It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and such sexual immorality as is not even named among the Gentiles — that a man has his father’s wife!  And you are [b]puffed up, and have not rather mourned, that he who has done this deed might be taken away from among you. For I indeed, as absent in body but present in spirit, have already judged (as though I were present) him who has so done this deed.  In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when you are gathered together, along with my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ, deliver such a one to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that his spirit may be saved in the day of The LORD Jesus.
Your glorying is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump? Therefore purge out the old leaven, that you may be a new lump, since you truly are unleavened.  For indeed Christ, our Passover, was sacrificed for us. Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
Immorality Must Be Judged!
I wrote to you in my epistle not to keep company with sexually immoral people. Yet I certainly did not mean with the sexually immoral people of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or idolaters, since then you would need to go out of the world.  But now I have written to you not to keep company with anyone named a brother, who is sexually immoral, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or an extortioner—not even to eat with such a person.
For what have I to do with judging those also who are outside? Do you not judge those who are inside?  But those who are outside God judges. Therefore “put away from yourselves the evil person.”   1 Corinthians 5:1-13

In HIS Grace and Mercy,
~ Sherry Edwards Mackey

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