Worship: Spirit of Prophecy Reform / Wellness: From Masturbation to Mental Illness

Worship: For Heaven’s Sake  In order to save us, God gave to us the Bible, the greater light. More than that, He also gave us the spirit of prophecy, the lesser light, which reflects the greater light. Just as the moon, which has no light of its own and simply reflects the sunlight during the dark part of the day, so the spirit of prophecy, the writings of Ellen G. White, simply reflect the Word of God during the dark part of Earth’s history.

“The Word of God is sufficient to enlighten the most beclouded mind, and may be understood by those who have any desire to understand it. But notwithstanding all this, some who profess to make the Word of God their study, are found living in direct opposition to its plainest teachings. Then, to leave men and women without excuse, God gives plain and pointed testimonies, bringing them back to the Word that they have neglected to follow. The Word of God abounds in general principles for the formation of correct habits of living, and the Testimonies, general and personal, have been calculated to call their attention more especially to these principles.—Testimonies For The Church 5:663, 664 (1889).” {Ev 256.4}

Because we did not give heed to the Bible, God mercifully gave to us the spirit of prophecy. To reject any part of the spirit of prophecy, says Pastor Flemons, is to reject the Bible. Your heart must fully belong to God. He gave us the reforms that we learn in the writings of Ellen G. White so that our lives can more righteously reflect His character and be saved. Without her writings, we would not know many of the modern applications of God’s word, he says. Her writings are biblical principles.

“The very last deception of Satan will be to make of none effect the testimony of the Spirit of God. ‘Where there is no vision, the people perish’ (Proverbs 29:18). Satan will work ingeniously, in different ways and through different agencies, to unsettle the confidence of God’s remnant people in the true testimony.—Selected Messages 1:48 (1890).” {LDE 177.5}

[For additional details, please read Revelation 12:172 Thessalonians 2:1-5; Revelation 19:10; 1 Corinthians 1:6,7; EvangelismEv 257; Job 31:26; Last Day EventsLDE 177.5; Counsels on HealthCH 506Special Testimony to the Battle Creek ChurchPH155.9.2; 12MR 201.1. Also listen to the recording to hear the commentary of Pastor Flemons, who sang Hymn 43, “When Morning Gilds the Skies.”]

Worship: For Health’s Sake  Shelem Flemons, a doctor of biblical wellness, says that masturbation can cause mental illness. From his own personal experience working at a mental institution, he confirms the claim that mental institutions are filled with those who have given themselves over to masturbation, formerly called secret vice. “It drains the electrical energy of the mind,” he says, and weakens the physical constitution.

Pastor Flemons read in part counsel from the book An Appeal to Mothers, by Ellen G. White, given in this regard:

“Mothers, the great cause of these physical, mental and moral evils is secret vice which inflames the passions, fevers the imagination, and leads to licentiousness. This vice is laying waste the constitution, and preparing the young for disease of almost every description. And shall we permit our children to pursue a course of self-destruction? {ApM 8.1}

“Secret vice is the destroyer of high resolve, earnest endeavor, and strength of will to form a good religious character. . .” {ApM 9.1}

With every ejaculation, a large amount of zinc is lost, says Pastor Flemons. Zinc, he says, is the protective measure against prostate cancer and a builder of the immune system. While this does not mean that all prostate cancers are caused by excessive ejaculations, it does mean that prostate cancers tend to reveal the absence of zinc.

“When you have no control of your passion,” says Pastor Flemons, “that means that you are going to engage in the fulfillment of that passion in an unnatural way, at an unnatural time, with an unnatural person: yourself. It is supposed to be with your spouse.” Even with your spouse, temperance must be the order of the day. It means doing in moderation those things that are good, but completely abstaining from all things that are harmful.

“We must be temperate in all things. The counsel is true, says Pastor Flemons. This act is not of God.”

(For additional details, please listen to the recording. Also, click on the link for the full reading titled “Appeal to Mothers Relative to the Great Cause of the Physical, Mental and Moral Ruin of Many of the Children of Our Time.”)

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Special Prayer  Please include in your prayers listener 9206, who wants prayer for her children and grandchildren (according to Isaiah 49:25) that they and she would put on the whole armor of Christ.  Also Sis. Michelle is asking that we pray “healing prayers for Keri, hospitalized for complications of diabetes” and Jennifer, who is recovering from a bad fall, which has left her unable to return to work.

Sis. Odessa asks that we pray for a prayer breakfast that she is catering this morning.

Sis. Audrey’s cousin asks prayers for her son Anthony.

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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)

“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 – Why masterbation can cause mental illness

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TOPICS THIS WEEK – March 17 – 23

Worship  Sunday – Spirit of Prophecy Reform

Wellness  Sunday – From Masturbation to Mental Illness

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Words of Encouragement

Acts 7:22 And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and in deeds. (Also read Conflict and Courage, CC 82.)

John 4:23  But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth; for the Father seeketh such to worship him. (Also read With God at Dawn, WGD 78.)

Worship: The Seed – Revival Day 6 / Wellness: Eating and Drinking to God’s Glory

Worship: For Heaven’s Sake  “The seed is the word of God,” says Pastor Flemons, as he read verse 11 from the parable of the sower in Luke 8.

It is very important to take heed to God’s Word and to hide it in our hearts, according to Psalm 119:11. It keeps us from sinning. Hiding God’s Word in our hearts, says Pastor Flemons, is not simply perfect memorization of biblical passages. “God’s Word is long-term guidance with short-term directions,” he says. We must allow God’s Word to be the controller of our lives. It is powerful enough to control the intentions and motives and inclinations of our hearts, if we only allow it. But it takes a full surrender of our lives to Him.

When you fully surrender to God, you are left with peace. For His promise is this: “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid” (John 14:27).

“When we learn the power of His word, . . . Our only questions will be, What is God’s command? and what His promise? Knowing these, we shall obey the one, and trust the other.”  DA 121.2

[For additional details, please read Luke 8:11; Psalm 119:105, 9-11; Hebrews 4:12; 2 Timothy 3:15, 16; 1 SM 21.2 or Manuscript 24, 1886 ; Rev 19:10; 12:17; 1 Corinthians 1:6,7; Job 31:26; John 14:27; and Matthew 10:34. Also, listen to the recording to hear the commentary and testimonies of Pastor Flemons, who sang Hymn 272, “Give Me the Bible.”]  

Worship: For Health’s Sake  Shelem Flemons, a doctor of biblical wellness, says that to most people it would be a surprise that not only the Old Testament but the New Testament provides health principles. In 1 Corinthians 10:31, we learn one grand principle of health. Everything that we eat and drink must be done to the glory of God.

“If what I’m eating, drinking or doing makes me sick, how can I be eating, drinking and doing things to the glory of God?” says Pastor Flemons. Therefore, review what you’re eating. Is it sugary, rather than whole grains and nuts and fruits? Is it the flesh of animals? Is it dairy? Or are you skipping breakfast, only to eat a huge meal at bedtime? If so, make a change. We must make all the changes we can make, until we can do better, says Pastor Flemons. And God will bless us.

(For further details, please listen to the recording.)

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Special Prayer  Please include in your prayers today listener 2922, who asks that we pray for the salvation of her family, that the Lord will touch their heart. Especially for her youngest son, who has been unable to use his legs. Pray for a full recovery. Also pray for Sis. David to fully recover from a fall.

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  – The Seed – Revival Day 6

FaceBook – Eating and Drinking to the Glory of God

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TOPICS THIS WEEK – January 27 – February 2

Worship  Sunday – Thorny Ground Hearers – Revival Day 3; Monday – Soil Preparation – Revival Day 4; Tuesday – Good Ground Hearers – Revival Day 5; Wednesday – The Seed – Revival Day 6

Wellness  Sunday – Wellness from the Word; Monday – Life of the Flesh; Tuesday – 5 Needs of the Cell; Wednesday – Eating and Drinking to God’s Glory

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Words of Encouragement

Matthew 24:38  In the days that were before the flood they were … marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark. (Also read Conflict and Courage, CC 36.)

1 Corinthians 3:10, 11  According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon. For other foundation can no man lay than is laid, which is Jesus Christ. (Also read With God at Dawn, WGD 32.)

Worship: The Lesser Light and the Greater Light /Wellness: Medical Treatment on Steroids

Worship: For Heaven’s Sake  The Bible lays down a principle of truth in receiving prophetic writings not found in the Bible. Genesis 1:16 tells of a greater light, the sun, and a lesser light, the moon. The sun rules the day. The moon rules the night. The Bible, like the sun, is the greater light. The Spirit of Prophecy (SOP) writings are like the moon, which–in darkness–simply reflects the light of the sun. Prophetic writings must simply reflect the Bible. (Read more below.)

Wellness: For Health’s Sake  Wasted healthcare spending in America is estimated at $765 billion per year. That is one-fourth of all healthcare spending in one year, according to the article “Unnecessary Medical Care: More Common Than You Might Imagine.” Published at NPR.com, the article was written by Marshall Allen and shared by Pastor Shelem Flemons with listeners. A doctor of biblical wellness, Pastor Flemons says that medical treatments, themselves, are on steroids. (Read more below.)

QTQT  Testimonies of experiences with the medical community and the guidance of God.

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Special Prayer for call-in listeners 9575, Sis Odessa (take son home) and 1670 (sow good seed), and also for Sis Carrie (extreme pain).

Remember to continue praying for the entire TOR broadcast family, that GOD will be free to bless us in the way that HE really wants to in 2018. Thank you.

Listeners Speak!

“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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Watch Slides

FaceBook  – The Lesser Light and the Greater Light –  Sanctuary Life Lesson For January 31

FaceBook  – Medical Treatment on Steroids

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TOPICS THIS WEEK – January 28 – February 3

Worship Sunday – Stop Committing Adultery; Monday – Stop Stealing; Tuesday – Stop Lying; Wednesday – The Commandment Nobody Talks About; Thursday – The Lesser Light and the Greater Light

Wellness Sunday – Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer; Monday – Build a Meal Around Salad; Tuesday – Herbs for Seizures; Wednesday – Heavy Metals and Coffee Enemas; Thursday – Medical Treatment on Steroids

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Words of Encouragement

Isaiah 50:7  For the Lord God will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.

Habakkuk 3:17-18  Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls: Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the GOD of my salvation.

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