Michael Colunga (8 April 2011)
"RE:  Suzi--Prayer request"

 
Hello, John and Doves,
 
Sister Suzi, here are some powerful scriptures:
 
    [on the ascent to the Temple, for Firstfruits, Pentecost, and Tabernacles]
    "A Song of Ascents. Of David. BEHOLD, how good and how pleasant it is For brethren to dwell together in unity!
    "It is like the precious oil upon the head, Running down on the beard, The beard of Aaron, Running down on the edge of his garments.
    "It is like the dew of Hermon, Descending upon the mountains of Zion; For there the LORD commanded the blessing— Life forevermore."  Psalm 133:1-3
 
Oil is a figure of the Holy Spirit--filling and overflowing the Christian [all of us priest-kings after Christ, our High Priest, who is forever in the order of Melchizidek (Hebrews 6:20 and Hebrews, chapter 7)].  As a contrast to brethren dwelling together, those with leprosy had to dwell apart from the main part of the people. 
 
    Read Leviticus 13 to see how serious leprosy was, and what the biblical means of healing it was.
Note that after the Shekinah Glory left the Temple at Jerusalem, it was impossible to implement
Leviticus 13.  Not until Jesus, the embodiment of the Godhead [Colossians 2:9], came to Israel
could people expect to be cured of leprosy [Luke 17:12-19].
 
Now, leprosy is a type of sin.  Sin is intractable, except by the hand of the divine Physician.
 
It is written,
    "A Psalm of David. BLESS the LORD, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name!
    "Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits:
    "Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases,
    "Who redeems your life from destruction, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies,
    "Who satisfies your mouth with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.
    "The LORD executes righteousness And justice for all who are oppressed.
    "He made known His ways to Moses, His acts to the children of Israel.
    "The LORD is merciful and gracious, Slow to anger, and abounding in mercy.
    "He will not always strive with us, Nor will He keep His anger forever.
    "He has not dealt with us according to our sins, Nor punished us according to our iniquities.
    "For as the heavens are high above the earth, So great is His mercy toward those who fear Him;
    "As far as the east is from the west, So far has He removed our transgressions from us."
                                                                                    Psalm 103:1-12
 
As such, we should pray for God's mercy on ourselves (confessing our own sins), on our family (confessing their sins before God, as did Daniel [Daniel 9:3-19] for his people, and on whoever else needs our prayer.  This way, we might even get to see an angel [Daniel 9:20-21].
 
At any rate, it is written,
    "But He gives more grace. Therefore He says: 'God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.'
    "Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.
    "Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
    "Lament and mourn and weep! Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom.
    "Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up.
    "Do not speak evil of one another, brethren. He who speaks evil of a brother and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge."                                            James 4:6-11
 
Incidentally, it should be noted that the name, Daniel, means, "God is my judge."
 
I highlight these scriptures for your family's sake, that they may see the benefits of yielding every fiber of their being to the LORD.
 
For it is written,
    "Let the wicked forsake his way, And the unrighteous man his thoughts; Let him return to the LORD, And He will have mercy on him; And to our God, For He will abundantly pardon."
                                                                                        Isaiah 55:7
 
In HaShem,
Mike C.
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Suzi (7 Apr 2011)
"Prayer request"

It seems like every time we have a good family time, something starts a fight. I am convinced it's all part of a spiritual attack. It's always about 'money' and 'favoritism'. Seemingly innocent comments get blown up out of proportion and I get caught in the middle every time.

All I can do is ask God to forgive me for all the wrongs I've done in the past that have caused the deep hurts that are still obviously there. Please also pray that others can forgive me, since they are being robbed of blessings by not letting go.

I want all this clean/cleared up, since I know we are going to be called home soon...I just get so frightened that it might be during a time like this, when there is so much festering going on.

S.