Worship: Four Phases of the Sanctuary / Wellness: Overcome Diabetes

Worship: For Heaven’s Sake What Christ personally went through for us, what He does for us individually and collectively as a church can be segmented into four phases. So can our personal lives. Pastor Flemons discussed or reviewed each.

The church’s four phases can be described as the Hebrew church, the Christian church, the Remnant church, and the church of the firstborn. The Hebrew church is the church of the court, where the sacrifices in the court symbolized Christ. The Christian church, which held Christ as “the true Sacrifice” and their “crucified, risen and ascended Lord,” is the church of the Holy Place. “The Remnant church, the last generation of the church on earth, not only accept Christ as their Sacrifice and their High Priest in the holy place above, but by faith they enter with Him into the most holy place of the heavenly sanctuary, where He now acts as Judge. This church may therefore be called the church of the most holy place.”

The church of the firstborn is “the church of the finally redeemed. This church by faith follow their Lord all the way from His sacrificial life in the court of earth, through His work as High Priest in the holy place above, and as Judge in the most holy place, till they ‘come. . .unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem.’ . . . This church . . . may be called the church of the temple eternal.”

Christ clothed His divinity in humanity and ministered among mankind until His crucifixion and ascension. That was phase one. His ministry as High Priest in the Heavenly Holy Place is phase two. His ministry as Intercessor and Judge in the Most Holy Place is phase three. Christ’s return to receive the faithful into Heaven is the final fourth phase.

The personal phases are similarly applied. The outer court experience of justification is phase one. The holy place experience of learning of Christ through studying His Word, praying for the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, and sharing the Gospel is phase two. Perfecting holiness with sober minds in the Most Holy Place is phase three. Getting to go to our heavenly home is our personal phase four.

[For additional details, please read John 14:6 and “The Four Generations of the Church” in Path to the Throne of God, by Sarah Elizabeth Peck. (PTG 201 original. PTG 273, 274 latest edition. PTG 152 online.) Also, listen to the recording to hear the commentary of Pastor Flemons, who sang Hymn 8, “We Gather Together.”]

Worship: For Health’s Sake  Shelem Flemons, a doctor of biblical wellness, says that diabetes can be reversed with diet and the REFRESHING lifestyle.

He says that a mostly a raw diet will do wonders for normalizing blood sugar. He recommends eating raw salads two times per day, including spirulina and chlorella, sprouts, avocados, garlic, onions, and olives. It is also great to include in your diet string beans or the juice from them, he says. They have natural insulin. Better yet, go on a green juice fast or feast. That will accelerate your results.

TOR has a diabetes formula, called Diabetez. It is available as a tea or a tonic. It contains Dandelion Root, Goldenseal, Raspberry Leaf, Uva Ursi, Elecampane, Juniper Berries, and Stevia. You should also add chromium as a supplement. Diabetics tend to be a bit deficient in chromium.

You are your own primary doctor, says Pastor Flemons.  And you are responsible to God for your own health. With that in mind, he advises finding a physician who will honor managing your health with diet and lifestyle. That is important, because as your blood sugar normalizes, prescription medications should be adjusted as well, until they are no longer needed.

Meanwhile, make lifestyle changes that will support your healing. The REFRESHING lifestyle is highly recommended. It is a 10-point principle for health and healing: The R is Rely on God. It relieves distress that would otherwise kill you. E is Eat healthy. You must eat a plant-based diet; it adds years to our lives. F is Fresh air. A continual supply of fresh air invigorates the blood. R is Rest. You must rest nightly by 9:30. In this way, the body is renewed to function the next day. It helps avoid excess stress, which raises blood sugar. E is Exercise! Vigorously exercising five times a week helps keep the blood strong and free of toxins. S is Self-control. Avoiding all harmful things and only doing in moderation those things that are good is essential to maintaining a healthy body and mind. H is H2O, drink water. Drinking in ounces half of your body weight is to be your daily minimum intake. It is essential for all channels of elimination. I is In the sun. Twenty minutes of sunlight is daily recommended. This is how you get your vitamin D, build your immune system, and lock calcium in your bones. N is Never give up. You must persevere. And the G is Give to others. God promises a special blessing to givers.

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Sharing Time  Pastor Flemons responded to a question about alkaline water.

Special Prayer  Please include in your prayers today listener 5638, who wants a closer walk with God and to be in better physical health.

Pray for Sis. Rosemary’s family and other families grieving the loss of loved ones.

Pray that 7222 will find ways to exercise more inside and to be a witness through her recovery. Also pray for her autistic nephew’s continued improvement.

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“The most important thing I have learned is to trust Him! . . . He is going to see me through. . . . GOD is faithful.” (3116)

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“God bless you. You are very authentic. . . . I just want to ask God to bless your ministry. Oh, my God! I am so grateful to be a part of your family. . . . There’s not enough words to express my gratitude, because I am learning even more from your ministry.” (0608)

“I want to give God thanks . . . . We are experiencing great love and miracles. . . . Thank God for His people who make life easier! . . . I thank God for you all . . . as I learn how to live a pure life of natural remedies. I love you.” (0053)

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TOPICS THIS WEEK – February 17 – 23

Worship  Sunday – Four Phases of the Sanctuary

Wellness  Sunday – Overcome Diabetes

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Words of Encouragement

Luke 17:32  Remember Lot’s wife. (Also read Conflict and Courage, CC 54.)

Thessalonians 2:16, 17  Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace, comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work. (Also read With God at Dawn, WGD 50.)

Worship: The Sabbath and the Judgment / Wellness: Mistletoe, 10 Benefits

Worship: For Heaven’s Sake  In the judgment, only professed believers are considered and investigated. They are judged and separated into two groups: the just and unjust. They are either righteous or unrighteous. A person is not a person of God, unless he or she is in the sight of God, says Pastor Flemons.

He directed us to Revelation 3, which reveals two churches symbolic of two types of people or believers. Those who have kept the word of God and the word of His patience and who have not denied His name are one group. This includes honoring His Sabbath, according to the fourth commandment and manifesting His name, meaning character, in their behavior. The other group consists of those who say that they are “Jews” but are not. They believe that they are “rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing.” They don’t realize that they are “wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked.” Both groups claim to be believers: God’s people. God, however, declares those who really are His people.

“We are now in the last hour of the Judgment. It is the hour when Isaiah’s prophecy, ‘Seal the law among My disciples,’ Isa. 8:16, is being fulfilled. It is the time when 144,000 who will be living on the earth when Jesus comes, will be sealed, ‘having the Father’s name (His sign or signature) written in their foreheads,’ Rev. 14:1 – reflecting His righteous character in their very countenances. No mere nominal profession will answer now. The Sabbath of the Lord is a special test, – a test of loyalty to God, – even to those who profess to be Sabbath keepers. Are we meeting the test? Or are we grieving the Holy Spirit of God ‘whereby’ we are ‘sealed unto the day of redemption’? Eph. 4:30.

“Israel of old failed, but now in this final Judgment hour, the Lord has ‘set His hand again the second time to recover the remnant of His people.’ Isa. 11:11,12. As the loud cry of the third angel goes forth, proclaiming the Sabbath more fully, then will be fulfilled the prophecy: “‘We will lift up an ensign to the nations from far,’ calling them to the decisive battle between truth and error, between Christ and Satan, and ‘they shall come with speed swiftly,’ Isa. 5:26, ‘and build in the temple of the Lord.’ Zech. 6:15. Is not this the time for every true child of God to gather within the second veil, and take his stand under the ensign of Christ [the Sabbath]? Those who do this will receive the promised blessing: ‘Blessed are they that do His commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the City.’ Rev. 22:14.

[For additional details, please read Early WritingsEW 54; Revelation 3:7-22; Word to the Little FlockWLF 12; Revelation 14:1; Ephesians 4:30; Isaiah 8:16; and “Sabbath and the Judgment” in Path to the Throne of God, by Sarah Elizabeth Peck. (PTG 187 original. PTG 254 latest edition. PTG 141 online.) Also, listen to the recording to hear the commentary of Pastor Flemons and hear him sing Hymn 309, “I Surrender All.”]

Worship: For Health’s Sake  Shelem Flemons, a doctor of biblical wellness, discussed ten benefits of the “unusual herb” mistletoe, as outlined in an organicfacts.net article. It is important to note that typically, the mistletoe found in America is toxic, as well as some of its species and varieties found elsewhere. However, there are “more than 900 species belonging to 73 different genera, so there is quite a bit of diversity.”

Within its diversity however, mistletoe has been found to have an incredible amount of health benefits: “including its ability to treat cancer in a number of ways, prevent diabetes, soothe respiratory distress, calm the nervous system, lower blood pressure, promote good sleep, eliminate inflammation, increase immune system activity, reduce snoring, and decrease menstrual pain.”

“Unlike many herbal extracts, it is commonly given in the form of injection, but it can also be used in the form of tinctures or teas.” For instance, a tea made of mistletoe can help regulate sleep and ease menstrual discomfort. A strong brew of it calms “muscle spasms and inflammation, helping to release that tension and cramping.” Only one cup of the tea before bedtime “means a much lower chance of snoring while you sleep.” The article claims “research has also directly linked its extract with anti-cancer activity, and in Europe, more than 50% of cancer patients now integrate some element of it in their treatment regimen.” Mistletoe in tincture form eliminates inflammation and “does wonders to ease that pain and increase the range of motion as you age. Internally, this anti-inflammatory capacity can be good for digestion and gastrointestinal issues as well.”

The article cautions, “There are still some risks involved with it, particularly with using untreated or improperly prepared mistletoe. However, if you use a reliable and trusted herbalist or natural practitioner, then you can enjoy the wide range of benefits provided by this unusual herb.”

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Sharing Time  Sis Odessa shared her testimony about her ministry to the homeless and needy.

Special Prayer  Please include in your prayers today listener 5638, who requests that we pray that she receives God’s blessings spiritually and physically. Please pray for the June Allen family. June’s kidneys are shutting down. Please pray for travelers.

Listeners Speak!

“You all are truly a blessing to me!” (3464)

“It’s my morning manna!” (0608)

“I just want to thank the LORD for this broadcast. It puts me in the mind of heaven!” (9206)

“The most important thing I have learned is to trust Him! . . . He is going to see me through. . . . GOD is faithful.” (3116)

“I thank Him (GOD) for this line, this broadcast, for Sis. and Pastor, because the things I’ve been through . . . I know the LORD has placed these two in my life! . . . I just love them.” (3588)

“God bless you. You are very authentic. . . . I just want to ask God to bless your ministry. Oh, my God! I am so grateful to be a part of your family. . . . There’s not enough words to express my gratitude, because I am learning even more from your ministry.” (0608)

“I want to give God thanks . . . . We are experiencing great love and miracles. . . . Thank God for His people who make life easier! . . . I thank God for you all . . . as I learn how to live a pure life of natural remedies. I love you.” (0053)

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FaceBook  – Sabbath and the Judgment

FaceBook – Please have snow and mistletoe

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TOPICS THIS WEEK – December 23 – 29

Worship  Sunday – God’s Law Unchangeable; Monday – Sabbath Reform; Tuesday – Sabbath and the Judgment

Wellness  Sunday – Juicing, the Fountain of Youth; Monday – Sugar Weakens Your Immune System; Tuesday – Mistletoe, 10 Benefits

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THE NEXT HEALTH RETREAT BEGINS January 13, 2019.

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Words of Encouragement

Hebrews 2:14, 15  Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil; and deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage. (Also read Ye Shall Receive PowerYRP 368.)

Proverbs 2:3-5  If thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; if thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures; then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God. (Also read My Life Today, ML 108.)