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Before deliverance and healing


WEEKLY
ENCOURAGER
28 MAY 2017
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After deliverance and healing

 Scriptural advice, help and insight on how to trust Jesus Christ to defeat schizophrenia, from 
James Stacey now in his 28th year of freedom AND OVER 29 YEARS off all psychotic medication - thanks to The Lord Jesus Christ.

CLICK BELOW TO SEE AND HEAR HOW THE LORD JESUS CHRIST
SET JAMES FREE
AFTER 26 LONG YEARS OF SCHIZOPHRENIA
When God heals and sets free it lasts
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LEARNING  HOW  TO  PRAY  IN  THE 
POWER OF THE HOLY  SPIRIT

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THIS WEEK’S SELECTED BIBLE READING IS JOHN’S GOSPEL CHAPTER 16

The Work of the Holy Spirit:  (Jesus said) “All this I have told you so that you will not go astray. They will put you out of the synagogue; in fact, a time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is offering a service to God.  They will do such things because they have not known the Father or me.   I have told you this, so that when the time comes you will remember that I warned you.   I did not tell you this at first because I was with you.

“Now I am going to him who sent me, yet none of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?’ 

"Because I have said these things, you are filled with grief.  But I tell you the truth:  It is for your good that I am going away.  Unless I go away, the Counsellor will not come to you;  but if I go, I will send him to you.  When he comes, he will convict the world of guilt in regard to sin and righteousness and judgment:  in regard to sin, because men do not believe in me;  in regard to righteousness, because I am going to the Father, where you can see me no longer, because the prince of this world now stands condemned.

“I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear.  But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth.  He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come.   He will bring glory to me by taking from what is mine and making it known to you.  All that belongs to the Father is mine.   That is why I said the Spirit will take from what is mine and make it known to you.

“In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me.”

The Disciples’ Grief Will Turn to Joy:  Some of his disciples said to one another , “What does he mean by saying, ‘In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me’ and ‘Because I am going to the Father’?”  They kept asking, ‘What does he mean by ‘a little while’?  We don’t understand what he is saying.”

Jesus saw that they wanted to ask him about this, so he said to them, “Are you asking one another what I meant when I said, ‘In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me’?  I tell you the truth, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices. 

You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy.  A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world.   So with you:  Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no-one will take away your joy.  In that day you will no longer ask me anything.  I tell you the truth, my Father will give you whatever you ask in my name.  Until now you have not asked for anything in my name.  Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.

“Though I have been speaking figuratively, a time is coming when I will no longer use this kind of language but will tell you plainly about my Father.  In that day you will ask in my name.  I am not saying that I will ask the Father on your behalf.  No, the Father himself loves you because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God.  I came from the Father and entered the world;  now I am leaving the world and going back to the Father.”

Then Jesus’ disciples said, “Now you are speaking clearly and without figures of speech.  Now we can see that you know all things and that you do not even need to have anyone ask you questions. This makes us believe that you came from God.”

“You believe at last!” Jesus answered. “But a time is coming, and has come, when you will be scattered, each to his own home.  You will leave me all alone.  Yet I am not alone, for my Father is with me.

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace.  In the world you will have trouble.   But take heart!  I have overcome the world.”

r a torreyPRAYING  IN  THE SPIRIT 

by R. A. Torrey

1.  Over and over again in what has already been said, we have seen our dependence upon the Holy Spirit in prayer.  This comes out very definitely in Ephesians 6:18, “Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit,” and in Jude 20, “Praying in the Holy Ghost.”  Indeed the whole secret of prayer is found in these three words, “in the Spirit.”  It is the prayer that God the Holy Spirit inspires that God the Father answers.

The disciples did not know how to pray as they ought, so they came to Jesus and said, “Lord teach us to pray.”  We know not how to pray as we ought, but we have another Teacher and Guide right at hand to help us (John 14:16, 17), “In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness” Romans 8:26.  He teaches us how to pray.  True prayer is prayer in the Spirit;  that is, the prayer the Spirit inspires and directs.  When we come into God’s presence we should recognize “our infirmity,” our ignorance of what we should pray for or how we should pray for it, and in the consciousness of our utter inability to pray aright we should look up to the Holy Spirit, casting ourselves utterly upon Him to direct our prayers, to lead out our desires and to guide our utterance of them.

Nothing can be more foolish in prayer than to rush heedlessly into God’s presence, and ask the first thing that comes into our mind, or that some thoughtless friend has asked us to pray for. When we first come into God’s presence we should be silent before Him.  We should look up to Him to send His Holy Spirit to teach us how to pray.   We must wait for the Holy Spirit, and surrender ourselves to the Spirit, then we shall pray aright.

Oftentimes when we come to God in prayer, we do not feel like praying.  What shall one do in such a case?  Cease praying until he does feel like it?  Not at all.  When we feel least like praying is the time when we most need to pray.  We should wait quietly before God and tell Him how cold and prayerless our hearts are, and look up to Him and trust Him and expect Him to send the Holy Spirit to warm our hearts and draw them out in prayer.  It will not be long before the flow of the Spirit’s presence will fill our hearts, and we will begin to pray with freedom, directness, earnestness and power.  Many of the most blessed seasons of prayer I have ever known have begun with a feeling of utter deadness and prayerlessness, but in my helplessness and coldness I have cast myself upon God, and looked to Him to send His Holy Spirit to teach me to pray, and He has done it.

When we pray in the Spirit, we will pray for the right things and in the right way.  There will be joy and power in our prayer. 

2.  If we are to pray with power we must pray with faith.  In Mark 11:24 Jesus says, “Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” No matter how positive any promise of God’s Word may be, we will not enjoy it in actual experience unless we confidently expect its fulfilment in answer to our prayer.  “If any of you lack wisdom,” says James, “he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault; and it will be given to him.”  Now that promise is as positive as a promise can be, but the next verse adds, “But when he asks, he must believe and not doubt, because he who doubts is like a wave of the sea,    blown and tossed by the wind.  That man should not think he will receive anything from the Lord; (James 1:5-7 N.I.V)  There must then be confident unwavering expectation.   But there is a faith that goes beyond expectation, that believes that the prayer is heard and the promise granted.  This comes out in the Revised Version of Mark 11:24, “Therefore I say unto you, All things whatsoever ye pray and ask for, believe ye have received them, and ye shall have them.”

But how can one get this faith?

Let us say with all emphasis, it cannot be pumped up.  Many a one reads this promise about the prayer of faith, and then asks for things that he desires and tries to make himself believe that God has heard the prayer.  This ends only in disappointment, for it is not real faith and the thing is not granted.  It is at this point that many people make a collapse of faith altogether by trying to work up faith by an effort of their will, and as the thing they made themselves believe they expected to get is not given, the very foundation of faith is oftentimes undermined.

But how does real faith come?

Romans 10:17 answers the question:  “So then faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God.   If we are to have real faith, we must study the Word of God and find out what is promised, then simply believe the promises of God.  Faith must have a warrant.   Trying to believe something that you want to believe is not faith.  Believing what God says in His Word is faith.  If I am to have faith when I pray, I must find some promise in the Word of God on which to rest my faith.  Faith furthermore comes through the Spirit.  The Spirit knows the will of God, and if I pray in the Spirit, and look to the Spirit to teach me God’s will, He will lead me out in prayer along the line of that will, and give me faith that the prayer is to be answered;  but in no case does real faith come by simply determining that you are going to get the thing that you want to get.  If there is no promise in the Word of God, and no clear leading of the Spirit, there can be no real faith, and there should be no upbraiding of self for lack of faith in such a case.  But if the thing desired is promised in the Word of God, we may well upbraid ourselves for lack of faith if we doubt;  for we are making God a liar by doubting His Word.

R. A. Torrey (1856-1928) was a gifted Bible teacher, pastor, evangelist and writer.  He worked alongside D. L. Moody in his evangelistic campaigns of the late 1880s before becoming Superintendent of what became the Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, and later Pastor of the Moody Church.   He preached all over the English-speaking world, and wrote numerous books, many of which have continued in print ever since.

CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE OF THE WEEKLY ENCOURAGER IN PDF VERSION TOGETHER WITH A PROCLAMATION OF GOD'S PROTECTION, LEARN SCRIPTURES CHOSEN TO HELP YOU IN YOUR PRAYER BATTLE AND RELEASE PRAYERS OF HOPE IF YOU SUFFER WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA OR NEED TO RECEIVE JESUS CHRIST AS YOUR PERSONAL SAVIOUR

FOR FURTHER READING - See Archive File: 

2016 - 3 July: Defeat Schizophrenia By Defeating The Voices
2015 - 19 July: Delivered From "Incurable" Schizophrenia - An Amazing Testimony
2014 - 23 February: My Prayer Has Power With God  


IF YOU HAVE NEVER INVITED JESUS CHRIST INTO YOUR LIFE, AND WISH TO, DO PRAY THE FOLLOWING PRAYER WITH ALL YOUR HEART: “Lord God Almighty, I approach you in the name of your Son, Jesus Christ.  I know I have sinned in my thoughts, words and actions.  There are so many good things I have not done.  There are so many sinful things I have done.  I am truly sorry for the sinfulness in my life, but most of all I acknowledge the sin that separates me from you. I accept the death of Jesus on the Cross to redeem me and extend the gift of eternal life.    Gratefully, I give my life back to you as I now ask you to come into my life.    Come in as my Saviour and Lord and cleanse me.  Come in as my Lord to control me.  Come with the strength of your grace and the power of your Spirit to defeat the evil spirit of schizophrenia that troubles me.  Now you have set my spirit free, pour your delivering and healing power into my life as I take authority in the name of Jesus through the power of his blood over the intruding force.  I assert your ownership of my life and resist any legal right that the devil seeks to hold over my life and bind up and expel any evil presence. I believe that my mind can be completely set free and my whole life enjoy the total freedom of Jesus.    Amen".

WHEN I'M BACK ON MY FEET AGAIN!!

God is always working to get us "back on our feet again."  He is well able to do it for YOU.

This video by Canton Junction from Godtube is sent out to all our website visitors who long for freedom over schizophrenia.

Receive sure and certain HOPE from Jesus Christ that He is moved with compassion to bring you through your present struggles and establish you "back on your feet again" in His victorious life and freedom. 

"If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples.  Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free," said Jesus (John 8:31-32).


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A warm welcome to our world ministry of offering real hope to schizophrenics and anyone mentally assailed.

Our website Pray Until Schizophrenia Heals exists to proclaim with a trumpet voice that the love and victory of Jesus Christ is today’s only answer out of mental bondage into lasting joyous freedom.

For 26 long years, I was enslaved in a schizophrenic mental prison house until in 1990 Jesus Christ delivered me and two minutes later healed my mind. It took a further 12 years to return to life as I knew it before the illness dawned in 1964.

In 2004, I released my life story, Schizophrenia Defeated, detailing a long, hard prayer battle into freedom in order to give hope, new understanding of the disease and a new strategy to unlock the gates of insanity of this invisible enemy.

It is our prayer that as you view our site, you will sense something of the compassion of Jesus which fills our hearts and lives to spread the message that His love and power can still bring His glorious freedom TODAY no matter how helpless and hopeless you may feel life has become.

With our love and prayers

James and Tina Stacey


the sword - image march 2015We are told in the book of Acts, chapter 2, verse 17, that “... your old men shall dream dreams.” The painting by the artist Rebekah Laue is a portrayal of her husband’s prophetic dream. She pondered the dream for many years before she was able to capture it’s essence on canvas.

the sword - image march 2015 - lionIn his dream, Peter saw a rock wall with an ordinary stick lying nearby. He was prompted to pick it up and beat vigorously on the wall. Nothing happened! Then he saw a lion’s paw at his feet. He dropped the stick, picked up the paw and barely touched the wall. As he did, the wall began to crumble.

Peter awoke weeping and trembling as he experienced new authority, purpose, power, and confidence streaming into every fiber of his being. In lieu of a lion’s paw he has acquired a real sword, which he now uses in spiritual combat.

The stick is symbolic of man using his own strength and wisdom to tear down strongholds. The rock wall is symbolic of those walls around our hearts that imprison us and cause us to be isolated from God and one another.

The Hebrew letters on the rocks represent strongholds such as hate, anger, revenge, rebellion, witchcraft, bitterness, pride, fear, unbelief, unforgiveness, lust, idolatry, greed, gluttony, jealousy, self-pity, legalism, and man’s traditions.

The sword issuing from the lion’s mouth is the Sword of the Lord, which is the Word of God. The lion portrays Jesus Christ as revealed in the book of Revelation, chapter 5: “... Behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has prevailed...”

The truth in the painting shall march throughout the land like a banner and confront the strongholds that imprison us. Has God singled you out to carry that banner and address those strongholds? Before saying YES or NO, count the cost or the opportunity lost! TAKE A STAND! TAKE BACK THE LAND!      

For more insight and information go to www.stretcherbearers.com


FREEDOM! 
james and tina stacey 2011anita keith-gillonListen in to a service in Armenia, Colombia where James speaks about the joy of being free after 26 years of bondage to schizophrenia - supported by his wife Tina who prayed him through.
(Length 1 hour 45 mins with translation. Our translator, Anita Keith-Gillon is pictured right)
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A letter has been received from a Christian in Papatoetoe, New Zealand stating:
"I am a fan of your Weekly Encourager for it exposes the underlying causes of schizophrenia whereas most other websites on the subject matter do not".

All Things Are Possible Through Believing Prayer

Celebrated 26 Years of deliverance and Healing from Schizophrenia through the resurrection power of the Lord Jesus Christ on 7th May 2016 (the same length of time GOD faithfully held me safe and secure while battling the demonic bondage in His strength - James)
 
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Weekly Encourager archive - please click below to choose your title

2017

21 MAY Becoming Free Ends All The Grief You Suffered With Schizophrenia
14 MAY
Discover The Preciousness Of Faith In Your Pursuit Of Freedom

7 MAY
Delivered And Healed Within Minutes
(Chapter 9 from Schizophrenia Defeated by James Stacey)

30 APR
How To Survive When Schizophrenia Threatens To Steal Your Mind

23 APR
The Power Of God's Love - Celebrated In Jesus Christ at Easter And Every Day - Setting a Schizophrenic Totally Free

9 & 16 APR
He's Alive, He's Alive, He Is Risen!!

2 APR
Assert The Ownership Of Jesus Christ Over Your Life This Eastertime To Every Demonic Voice

26 MAR
God's Victory Over Schizophrenia Was Purchased On Calvary's Cross For You!

19 MAR
As Easter Approaches We Tell It Out To The World: "Jesus Christ Has Defeated Schizophrenia"

5 & 12 MAR
Why Does The Church Trust The Psychiatrist More Than Jesus Christ In Helping Mental Captives

19 & 26 FEB
The Faith Strategy God Gave Me To Defeat The Voices Of Schizophrenia

5 & 12 FEB
Allow No Place Where Satan Can Say He Was Too Much For You
22 & 29 JAN The Light Of The Life Of Jesus Is The Strong Deliverer Of Schizophrenia
15 JAN Meeting God Early Will keep Advancing Your Fight To Become Free Of Schizophrenia
8 JAN
Anchor Your Faith In The Lord Jesus Christ And You Will Never Lose Hope

1 JAN
Jesus Is Your Freedom Out Of Schizophrenia In 2017 Into His Fullness Of Life

2016

18 & 25 DEC It's Real Hope Jesus Christ Gives At Christmas And New Year In Defeating Schizophrenia
11 DEC
Enforce The Victory Of Jesus Christ On Calvary By Prayer Warfare

4 DEC
How Tina Got Through 25 Years Of Marriage After My Healing Of 26 Years Of Schizophrenia

27 NOV
The Indwelling Spirit Of Jesus Christ Will Not Allow You To Quit

13 & 20 NOV
Persevering In Faith, Prayer And God's Word Drives Out The Demon Of Schizophrenia

6 NOV
"Crawling On My Belly In The Principal's Study" - Chapter 5 of Schizophrenia Defeated by James Stacey

30 OCT
"There Is Hope For The Schizohprenic" - Chapter 16 of Schizophrenia Defeated by James Stacey

23 OCT
"Passivity Begins To Lose Its Hold" - Chapter 12 of Schizophrenia Defeated by James Stacey

9 & 16 OCT
My Prayer Has Power With God

2 OCT
I Sought The Lord And He Answered Me; He Delivered Me From All My Fears

25 SEP
A Personal Message To Those Helping Christian Schizophrenics Into Freedom

18 SEP
"I Greatly Admire Schizophrenics Pressing Through To Full Freedom..."

4 & 11 SEP
Praying Thoughts Of Freedom From Your Heart To Release Your Mind

28 AUG
Jesus Christ Gives Both Encouragement And Endurance As You Fight To Defeat Schizophrenia

21 AUG
Trusting In Jesus With All Your Heart Will Keep Your Sanity And Win Freedom

14 AUG
Without The Vision From God Of Tina In A Bridal Gown, I Would Have Let Her Go

7 AUG Praising God Is A Mighty Weapon In Driving Out Schizophrenia
24 & 31 JUL
God Specialises In Things Thought Impossible - Nothing Is Too Hard For Him!

17 JUL
The Faith Strategy God Gave Me To Defeat The Voices Of Schizophrenia

10 JUL
"When I Found Freedom From Schizophrenia I Gained Christ Himself" - Bethany Behney

3 JUL
Defeat Schizophrenia By Defeating The Voices

26 JUN
Meeting God Early Will Keep Advancing Your Fight To Become Free

19 JUN
When Enough People Pray Enough Time Your Deliverance From Schizophrenia Is Near

12 JUN
How To Survive When Schizophrenia Threatens To Steal Your Mind

5 JUN
The Faith By Which You See Christ Inspires Hope To Conquer And Love To Endure

29 MAY The Powerful Resources To Defeat Schizophrenia Are Found In jesus Christ And Not In Any "Alternative Approach"
22 MAY
How To Prevent Schizophrenia Disintegrating Your Personality

15 MAY
Why The Church Needs A Fresh Touch Of Pentecost To Rescue Christians From Schizophrenia

8 MAY
"This One Thing I Know - Jesu's Love Never Failed Me Yet!!"

1 MAY
God Can Free You Of Schizophrenia And Restore All Your Lost Years

24 APR
A Strong Devotional Life With Jesus Christ Releases Power To Defeat Schizophrenia

17 APR
What A Transformation When A Schizophrenic Knows God Is Reviving His Heart!

3 & 10 APR
Celebrate The Risen Life of Jesus Each Day - Not Just At Easter

27 MAR
He's Alive, He's Alive, He Is Risen!!

20 MAR
Forgiveness Is The Primary Weapon For Breaking Bondages Of Darkness

13 MAR
Falling In Love With The Lord Jesus Christ Defeats The Madness Of Schizophrenia

6 MAR
As Easter Approaches We Tell It Out To The World: "Jesus Christ Has Defeated Schizophrenia"

28 FEB
When The Lord Jesus Christ Makes You A Promise Expect It To Be Fulfilled

21 FEB
Anchor Your Faith In Jesus Christ And You Will Never Lose Hope

14 FEB
The Wedding Day Spills Over With Rejoicing (Chapter 10 from Schizophrenia Defeated)

7 FEB
A Personal Message To Those Helping Christian Schizophrenics Into Freedom

31 JAN
Assert The Ownership of Jesus Christ Over Your Life To Every Demonic Voice

24 JAN
"The Battle Belongs To The Lord" Conference - From James' Book Schizophrenia Defeated

17 JAN
The Evil Spirit of Schizophrenia Must Be Driven Out By You - Or Someone Else!

10 JAN
Why The Church Needs A Fresh Touch Of Pentecost To Rescue Christians From Schizophrenia

3 JAN
God's Healing Lasts! Still Free And 28 Years Off All Psychotic Medication

2015

20 & 27 DEC It's Real Hope Jesus Christ Gives At Christmas And New Year In Defeating Schizophrenia
13 DEC
Jesus Only - And His Wondrous Love - is The Reason For The Season

6 DEC
Jesus Said: "I Am The Way And The Truth And The Life"

29 NOV
How To Survive When Schizophrenia Threatens To Steal Your Mind

22 NOV
God Specializes In Things Thought Impossible - Nothing is Too Hard For Him

15 NOV
Passivity Begins To Lose Its Hold (Chapter 12: Schizophrenia Defeated)

8 NOV
The Indwelling Spirit Of Jesus Christ Will Not Allow You To Quit

1 NOV
"There Is Hope For The Schizophrenic
" Chapter 16 from Schizophrenia Defeated

25 OCT
Believe That The Lord Jesus Christ For Ever Lives To Make Intercession In Heaven For You

18 OCT
Put On The Helmet Of Salvation For Protection

11 OCT
Praying In The Name Of Christ And According To The Will Of God

4 OCT "
Triumphant Faith" by the late Pastor W. T. H. Richards

27 SEP Be Determined To Try For Victory Over Schizophrenia At Any Cost
20 SEP
Hide Yourself Away With God And Receive Strength To Defeat Schizophrenia

13 SEP
A Personal Message To Those Helping Christian Schizophrenics Into Freedom

6 SEP
Your Quest For Freedom Advances Each Day As You Advance In the Stronghold Of God's Love

30 AUG
The Light of The Life of Jesus Is The Strong Deliverer From Schizophrenia

16 & 23 AUG
Fighting For My Sanity Was A Life-And-Death Struggle - Peter Laue

9 AUG
Take Hold Of The Word Of God For Mastery Of Your Thoughts

2 AUG
Persevering In Faith, Prayer And God's Word Drives Out The Demon Of Schizophrenia

26 JULY
Meeting God Early Will Keep Advancing Your Fight To Become Free

19 JULY
Delivered From "Incurable" Schizophrenia - An Amazing Testimony

12 JULY
"When I Found Freedom From Schizophrenia I Gained Christ Himself" - Bethany Behney

5 JULY
God's Healing Lasts! Still Free And Over 27 Years Off All Medication

28 JUNE
Becoming Free Ends All The Grief You Suffered With Schizophrenia

21 JUNE
A Personal Message To Those Helping Schizophrenics Into Freedom

14 JUNE
Learning How To Pray In The Power of The Holy Spirit

7 JUNE
Boldly Pleading The Blood Of Jesus Hastens Your
Schizophrenia Deliverance

31 MAY
Praising God Is A Mighty Weapon In Driving Out Schizophrenia

24 MAY
Overcoming Your Reluctance To Make A Friend Could Lead To Your Freedom

17 MAY
Discover The Preciousness Of Faith In Your Pursuit Of Freedom

3 & 10 MAY
The Lord Jesus Christ - God Of Glory - Did It!

26 APR
Prayer Power Breaking Through Schizophrenia's "Gates Of Brass And Bars Of Iron"

19 APR
Exercising Faith In God Writes His Laws In Both Mind And Heart

12 APR
Celebrate The Risen Life of Jesus Each Day - Not Just At Easter

29 MAR & 5 APR
He's Alive, He's Alive, He Is Risen!!

22 MAR
As Easter Approaches, We Tell It Out To The World:
Jesus Christ Has Defeated Schizophrenia

15 MAR
Allow God To Free Your Tightly Closed Mind To The Schizophrenia Deliverance

8 MAR
Possessing The Power Of Precious Faith Equips You To Defeat Schizophrenia

1 MAR
Faith Is Rising In God's People To Love Schizophrenics Into Freedom

22 FEB
When Enough People Pray Enough Time Your Deliverance From Schizophrenia Is Near

15 FEB
Trusting In Jesus With All Your Heart Will Keep Your Sanity And Win Freedom

8 FEB
Defeat Schizophrenia By Defeating The Voices

1 FEB
Boldly Pleading The Blood Of Jesus Hastens Your Schizophrenia Deliverance (2)

25 JAN
What A Transformation When A Schizophrenic Knows God Is Reviving His Heart!

18 JAN
"Jesus - Look To Your Faithfulness And Set me Free!!"

11 JAN
How To Prevent Schizophrenia Disintegrating Your Personality

4 JAN
Falling Madly In Love With Jesus Christ In 2015 WILL DEFEAT The Madness Of Schizophrenia

 

 

 

 

 

 






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CLICK ON THE BOOK COVER to read the WHOLE of the book "Schizophrenia Defeated" and celebrate the gift of God's Son, Jesus Christ, who permanently delivered and healed me after 26 years of suffering the schizophrenia bondage. Click on the image - right - to read the book in its Spanish version. James

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"A road map to victory for every person diagnosed with schizophrenia – every psychiatrist and counsellor needs to read it.” Peter Laue of Stretcher Bearers for Christ USA

 

11 Year-Old Proclaims Jesus Through the Bible - POWERFUL! 
Josiah Willis is an 11 year-old with a heart on fire for Christ!
Listen to this AMAZING proclamation of Jesus throughout the entire Bible.
It will leave you in awe and speechless!



READING THROUGH THE BOOK GOD WROTE

Jesus replied: “If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching. My Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. He who does not love me will not obey my teaching. These words you hear are not my own; they belong to the Father who sent me.” John’s Gospel 14: 23-24

 

1 year bible plan

The One Year Bible Plan
Appearing Week by Week: 

May 25 - June 6, 2017

May 25 ~ 2 Samuel 7:1-8:18 ~ John 14:15-31 ~ Psalm 119:33-48 ~ Proverbs 15:33
May 26 ~ 2 Samuel 9:1-11:27 ~ John 15:1-27 ~ Psalm 119:49-64 ~ Proverbs 16:1-3
May 27 ~ 2 Samuel 12:1-31 ~ John 16:1-33 ~ Psalm 119:65-80 ~ Proverbs 16:4-5
May 28 ~ 2 Samuel 13:1-39 ~ John 17:1-26 ~ Psalm 119:81-96 ~ Proverbs 16:6-7
May 29 ~ 2 Samuel 14:1-15:22 ~ John 18:1-24 ~ Psalm 119:97-112 ~ Proverbs 16:8-9
May 30 ~ 2 Samuel 15:23-16:23 ~ John 18:25-19:22 ~ Psalm 119:113-128 ~ Proverbs 16:10-11
May 31 ~ 2 Samuel 17:1-29 ~ John 19:23-42 ~ Psalm 119:129-152 ~ Proverbs 16:12-13
June 1 ~ 2 Samuel 18:1-19:10 ~ John 20:1-31 ~ Psalm 119:153-176 ~ Proverbs 16:14-15
June 2 ~ 2 Samuel 19:11-20:13 ~ John 21:1-25 ~ Psalm 120:1-7 ~ Proverbs 16:16-17
June 3 ~ 2 Samuel 20:14-21:22 ~ Acts 1:1-26 ~ Psalm 121:1-8 ~ Proverbs 16:18
June 4 ~ 2 Samuel 22:1-23:23 ~ Acts 2:1-47 ~ Psalm 122:1-9 ~ Proverbs 16:19-20
June 5 ~ 2 Samuel 23:24-24:25 ~ Acts 3:1-26 ~ Psalm 123:1-4 ~ Proverbs 16:21-23
June 6 ~ 1 Kings 1:1-53 ~ Acts 4:1-37 ~ Psalm 124:1-8 ~ Proverbs 16:24

Well-known Baptist preacher, Charles H. Spurgeon, commenting on Psalm 119 verse 15 says:  “Hearing, reading, marking, and learning, all require inwardly digesting to complete their usefulness, and the inward digesting of the truth lies for the most part in meditating upon it.  Why is it that some Christians, although they hear many sermons, make but slow advances in the divine life?  Because they neglect their closets, and do not thoughtfully meditate on God’s Word.  They love the wheat, but they do not grind it; they would have the corn, but they will not go forth into the fields to gather it; the fruit hangs upon the tree, but they will not pluck it; the water flows at their feet, but they will not stoop to drink it.  From such folly deliver us, O Lord, and be this our resolve this morning, “I will meditate on your precepts.”

In his book, Prayer Life, Andrew Murray teaches:  “Little of the Word with little prayer is death to the spiritual life.  Much of the Word with little prayer gives a sickly life.  Much prayer with little of the Word gives more life, but without steadfastness.  A full measure of the Word and prayer each day gives a healthy and powerful life.”

 

THE MESSAGE OF HOPE FOR 2017
“WITHOUT THE SHEDDING OF BLOOD THERE IS NO FORGIVENESS”   - Hebrews 9:22

 By Charles  Haddon  Spurgeon

This is the voice of unalterable truth.   In none of the Jewish ceremonies were sins, even typically, removed without blood-shedding.   In no case, by no means can sin be pardoned without atonement.   It is clear, then, that there is no hope for me out of Christ;  for there is no other blood-shedding which is worth a thought as an atonement for sin.   Am I, then, believing in Him?   All men are on a level as to their need of Him.   If we be never so moral, generous, amiable, or patriotic, the rule will not be altered to make an exception for us.  Sin will yield to nothing less potent than the blood of Him whom God hath set forth as a propitiation.  What a blessing that there is the one way of pardon!  Why should we seek another?

Persons of merely formal religion cannot understand how we can rejoice that all our sins are forgiven us for Christ’s sake.  Their works, and prayers, and ceremonies, give them very poor comfort; and well may they be uneasy for they are neglecting the one great salvation, and endeavouring to get remission without blood.  My soul, sit down, and behold the justice of God as bound to punish sin;  see that punishment al executed upon your Lord Jesus, and fall down in humble joy, and kiss the dear feet of Him whose blood has made atonement for you.  It is in vain when conscience is aroused to fly to feelings and evidences for comfort;  this is a habit which we learned in the Egypt of our legal bondage.  The only restorative for a guilty conscience is a sight of Jesus suffering on the cross.  “The blood is the life thereof,” says the Levitical law, and let us rest assured that it is the life of faith and joy and every other holy grace.

“Oh! how sweet to view the flowing

Of my Saviour’s precious blood;

With divine assurance knowing

      He has made my peace with God.”      

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Extract from "There is hope for the schizophrenic" 

Chapter 16 of Schizophrenia Defeated:

As my testimony has shown, I had the presence of the Holy Spirit in my life before my illness went into full bloom in my early twenties. Without that power I would have been unable to fight the evil presence of schizophrenia.

I also had a tremendously long period after healing and deliverance had taken place to allow myself to "catch up" on 26 years in which I had not developed and grown normally.

BUT GOD DID IT! The years after healing and deliverance were times of slow but definite progress, requiring most of all a dependency on the Holy Spirit to teach, correct, inspire and show those things I needed to know. I needed Tina's help too, and the prayers of friends, to get me there.

Click here for full chapter.

 Read The Pharmacy and The Purple Pamphlet

peter laue - webRead another testimony of how Jesus Christ defeated schizophrenia in the life of ministry partner Peter Laue of Colorado, USA.

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and from Peter Laue's 'Life Letters':   "Caution: These Words Might Make You Angry"

 


bethany behney - web“WHEN I FOUND FREEDOM FROM SCHIZOPHRENIA, I GAINED CHRIST HIMSELF” 
Bethany Behney

I suffered for a very long time from severe schizophrenia.  I recently turned 28.  My world began to unravel in college.  With an incapacitated mind I was forced to quit.  From the age of nineteen to twenty-four off and on I would lose and regain my life fighting for my sanity.  I fought for two-and-a-half years until I was finally delivered by Jesus Christ our Messiah on July 25, 2009.

The hell I endured to freedom was no easy road.  Everyone forsook me.  Everyone.  Including the church.  There was only one that never deserted me.  And that was Jesus.  He held me all the way through.  Even when I was hospitalized and the demons put me in a coma and was left for dead!!  When I didn’t want to live anymore, God wanted me to live and refused to let me go.

Schizophrenia is a hellish thing.  Only those of us who have been in its grip can truly understand one another.  It cost me my livelihood and relationships.  As I was searching and crying out to God for help, close friends ultimately gave up on me, of whom were “believers”.  I dealt with constant misunderstandings. I faced character defamation, gossip from an entire congregation, abandonment and false judgements by those who claim they understood but were dead wrong.  But I kept crying out to God.  I kept pleading with Him to reveal what was happening.  It is surreal to practically lose your mind overnight and now know why.

Despite the disturbance I grew close to the Lord.  This of course stirred up spirits that had rights tied to my generational line.  You see, schizophrenia is usually passed down the line from the sins of the father.  It takes a fiery persistence to continue offering up prayers and banging on the doors of heaven until the angel tips the bowls.  If you ask the Father, shall He give you a stone?  Absolutely not.

I kept banging and asking, and banging and asking until He answered and opened the door.  The inferno of psyche was so unbelievably torturous it was uncanny.  Quite honestly, I did not want to make it through.  To be martyred would have been sweet.  And I do not say that lightly.

I was on a run for my very life from Satan and his hordes.  The battle to get free was so intense, medically speaking I should not be alive.  But Hallelujah!  We who have been adopted by the precious blood of Jesus do no not belong to the medical field – we belong to Jesus Christ of Nazareth!  I am a walking miracle, dear ones!!  I searched high and low for someone who cared enough to fight for me and with me.  Brethren of three years deserted me and left me for dead.  Literally.  Then Brethren took me and prayed for me in their home the first time I met them.

For two-and-a-half-years, I stared hell in the face.  I had to bite the bullet in many crippling situations and go from place to place receiving deliverance here and there because I was such a mess;  people who were practising deliverance thought I must have done something so bad that they didn’t want to touch me.

I was tortured in the psychiatric units by physicians of whom I am certain were Satanists.  I was locked into solitary confinement in a cold square space with nothing but a flimsy hospital frock on.  However, angels were assigned from heaven and I was supernaturally delivered out of the hands of the wicked.

What got me through all of this?  It’s a simple answer.  I held on tightly to the robe of Jesus.  Though I wanted to go to heaven, I couldn’t.  It wasn’t my time.  I was given a promise from God that gave me the will to live.  He promised if I would just hold on He would give me a family, that which I never had – and wanted.  So I refused to give up and give in to Satan and fought for it.

This is the point, dear friends.  The blood of Jesus Christ is alive and powerful.  It is sufficient and doesn’t need any medical tweaking.  It is your only hope.  Don’t give up.  You know why?  Because of this glorious truth and one of my favorite passages... “And having spoiled principalities and powers, He made a show of them openly, triumphing over them in it!”  Colossians 2:15.  Oh, hallelujah!  All glory to the Lamb of God who overcame the enemy and bought us back!  How sweet is His victory!  He is always steps ahead of our enemies plans and there is nothing He does not see.  He is in total control.  He sees you and your pain.  He has not forgotten you.

Listen!  I can honestly say, I have suffered the loss of all things.  In every area.  There are moments I can’t bear to think of all that’s happened to me.  Time being the most invaluable.  I never got to be 18,20,21,22,23,24.  Formidable years.  Time froze and stood still and many years I don’t remember.  But one thing I do and will continue to set before me.  This world is not my home and I must press forward with what remains and fight for others.  I have resolved to forget what lies behind and press onward.

“I do not consider, brethren, that I have captured and made it my own yet;  but one thing I do it is my one aspiration;  forgetting what lies behind and straining to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the supreme and heavenly prize to which God in Christ Jesus is calling us upward.  Philippians 3:13-14.

I trust the Lord with the entirety of my life.  Whether I live or whether I die, I am His.  He has delivered me from the power of darkness and translated me into His glorious kingdom of light.  I am forever indebted to Him and tears well up as I write to you because I know that what He has done for me He can do for you.  He is no respecter of persons and loves his children all the same.

 freedom - bethany behney

Bethany jumping for joy after being set free by Jesus from schizophrenia.

peter-laue-revelation-12-11I thank our Father for everything.  I would not want to do it again, but what I have gained from the vestibules of heaven can never compare to any earthly thing.  For what have I gained?  Christ Himself!  I have been set free from death and sin!  GLORY.. GLORY..GLORY!!!   I could never have gained such intimacy with Jesus - wisdom, knowledge, and understanding I now possess.  Such are the acquired gems which only suffering can buy.

Jesus came to destroy the works of the enemy.  I will fight against Satan in the strength of Jesus with all I have until my last breath for what he did to me - and because I have pledged myself to heaven.   Keep your head up and look up for our redemption is drawing nigh and is closer than it has ever been.   If I can do it, you can do it.  I had no money, no support.  And I am alive and free ... completely free!   “They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and the word of their testimony”, Revelation 12:11.  Jesus Christ alone is your source and He is never empty.  He will never let you go.  I send you my love.  Even so come Lord Jesus!  Amen.   In Jesus Bethany Behney

BETHANY WRITES ABOUT THE NEED FOR CONTINUAL PERSEVERANCE TO DEFEAT SCHIZOPHRENIA


At the age of 22 Nick Griemsmann was led astray by a cult. The downward spiral that followed led to a battle with mental illness, but his deliverance from "incurable" schizophrenia stands to testify of the power of being God's friend.   

Click on the video below to see Sid Roth's full interview with Nick Griemsmann

 As well as viewing the video above (which is via Youtube), it is available to view at Sid Roth's web site
Used with permission.

TRANSCRIPT OF THE INTERVIEW WHICH APPEARS ABOVE download the full interview here

   

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  Nick Griemsmann

SID: Welcome, welcome to my world where it's naturally supernatural. My next guest had incurable "schizophrenia." He was touched by the power of God, set free and then became an administrator in the institution he was hospitalized in, 50 employees under him. Now I asked my personal doctor, Dr. Dietry, last night a question on the phone. "He went off all medicine, all medication, Doctor. To your knowledge, what happens to a schizophrenic that takes no medicine?"

DOCTOR: That's a good question. It's an unbelievable phenomenon, schizophrenia. When you come off medication, provided the medication was helping in the first place, you get an extra [unintelligible] a spike of hallucinations, ideations and delusions. It's not a very pretty sight.

SID: Have you ever heard of someone that's diagnosed with schizophrenia? Oh, I forgot one more thing. In a few years, he was supposed to be catatonic. That was the diagnosis. A thousand pages of diagnosis, Doctor. Have you ever heard of such a thing?

DOCTOR: Personally, I have never seen anybody come off of medication and be normal.

SID: Well but I have to tell you, Doctor, he is not normal according to the world. He is normal according to the Word of God. So Nick Griemsmann was raised in a secular home. His father left at age, when he was age eight. He got addicted to pornography at 10. At 21, he was a full-blown alcoholic and he was a bartender. But at age 23, you know, we take a lot of things for granted, at age 23, he's an alcoholic, he's a drug addict, he's a mess. I'm just saying it, Nick. And he gets a little tract about the Messiah, and he calls the person on the phone, because there was a phone number on this tract. And what happened?

NICK: The woman on the phone, she was really nice, and she asked me a question, she said something about, "Are you, have you received Jesus?" And I asked her, "What does that actually mean because so many people tell me different things about Christianity and I was studying different religions like Islam and Judaism, different sects in Christianity, and things like that. And so, "What does it really mean to receive Jesus?" And she said, "It's easy. The Bible says you can confess Jesus as Lord and he will come into your life." And so I said this simple prayer and he came into my heart, and totally changed me. 

SID: What happened to your drug addiction, your alcoholism?

NICK: When I said this prayer, it was so incredible. I still remember it like it was yesterday. I was on the phone with her and I prayed this simple prayer of faith. I had just faith in God at the time. I said the name of Jesus. And the moment I said the name of Jesus this liquid love came upon me, and for the first time, I knew I was completely free from all my sin, alcoholism, drugs. I had a sexuality immorality I was into, you know the lifestyle of a bartender, and God completely set me free from that.

SID: You know, only God could do something like that. But then right behind the devil came up to him when that seed was planted, immediately, he came up to him because Nick now wants to live for God. And he goes on the Internet and he finds out there's a place where the guy says he's one of the End Time prophets and they'll give him food, they'll give him shelter, they'll train him. It sounded pretty good.

NICK: Absolutely. I was trying to find a good church and I found this online. And I thought, wow, I can leave all my old friends and leave my family, and all the troubles I used to have, and I can serve Jesus with my whole heart, because I really loved God.

SID: But it turned out to be a cult. The first crack that you saw in this cult was two of the senior members having a disagreement.

NICK: Yeah. One thing that the cult would preach, that they were sinless. They would say that they never sin or anything like that. And I was there and the men, one night they started arguing over something and they were like almost like throwing blows at each other and swearing. And I thought, they're preaching that they're sinless, but it doesn't look like they are sinless. And my heart started going, well maybe this really, maybe what they're telling me isn't all the truth.

SID: But you were so scared because they had this, was it a cassette, that you would have to listen to? And what was the warning it gave you?

NICK: In the cassettes, the prophet, the false prophet, he would say that if we left the church, because they said that they are the one true church, if we left the church it meant that we lost our salvation, blaspheming the Holy Spirit. So as you know, if you're a young person in God and you don't really know anything, I believed it and I was very afraid that if I left or talked to my family, they said my family was of the devil, I couldn't talk to them. And they said that I would go to Hell if I did anything wrong or if I left the church, or said anything about the person in charge there.

SID: But he had such a heart for God. He was crying out and crying out. And one day, he takes off. He ends up in the Nashville Airport. What happened, Nick?

NICK: Well I entered the Nashville Airport and at this time, I started hearing voices in my mind. Before I left the cult, I actually started getting voices in my mind and I thought they were angels, and I thought God was speaking directly to my mind. And so I would listen to these voices. And I was, they would say things and they'd say bad things. And when I was in the Nashville Airport I was going to go to a phone to call my family to pick me up. And the voices came to me and said, "You need to go and you need to make a scene and yell, and scream, and praise God in the middle of the baggage claim area in Nashville Airport." But I really loved God and I thought God—

SID: So you were willing to do anything for God. I wish, even though it was the wrong voice, I wish more Christians would be willing to do whatever God said. So they picked him up obviously. He's diagnosed schizophrenic. He's told in a few years he'll be in a catatonic state. He goes home to be with his family and his mother insists he go to a little Assembly of God Church.

SID: So my guest, Nick Griemsmann, had incurable schizophrenia. Nick, what is like to have schizophrenia?

NICK: Sid, if you could imagine, if you take a vice, a metal vice with spikes in it, and if you take this vice and you put it on your head like a helmet and then you start screaming in your head evil profane things, blaspheming God, you know, different things like that, the blasphemy, the yelling in the head to kill yourself, that there's no hope, and this cap would be on your head, and they tell you that it will never leave.

SID: So you go to this Assembly of God Church, you go up to the altar and someone begins to pray for you. What happened?

NICK: A nice man and his wife, they were praying over me and this spiritual force, I felt it, it lifted out of my head that night. It just lifted out of my head and at that moment I knew, I knew—

SID: What did you actually know? When this spiritual force lifted, what were, did you know?

NICK: Well I knew two things. One, that I was completely healed of schizophrenia at that moment. But two, I knew that there was some sort of evil nest of some type of spiritual force that some of it actually left, and I had hoped that I could pursue Jesus to receive my complete deliverance.

SID: So that was your first hope after all the stuff you went through. Okay. So you, step by step, the Holy Spirit directed you to do different things. I'm going to take you to your parents' swimming pool. What, tell me what the Holy Spirit was teaching you and what you were doing?

“The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor.  He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to release the oppressed, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour”.    Luke 4 verse 18

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