Wars, Earthquakes, and Tsunamis --
God's Kingdom is Not Shaken
By Dr. Larry Ollison
Over the last few months there has been a great move of the Holy Spirit in the Church. Even though we are living in perilous times, the power of God has not been shaken. Wars, major earthquakes, tsunamis, and nuclear weapons are constantly in the news, but this does not affect the Kingdom of God. Repossessions are at an all-time high, retirement funds have been broken, and many are looking to find employment in order to support their families. But the Kingdom of God has not been shaken.
"Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear" (Heb. 12:28).
As we are rapidly approaching the return of Jesus, the enemy has launched an all-out attack on the Body of Christ. He has been attempting to destroy churches, ministries, and families. In some places it may look like he is having victory, but he should not start his victory dance too early, because the Kingdom of God has not been shaken.
His greatest attack is against the generals and commanders in God's army. He knows if he can destroy the shepherd, the sheep will scatter. He knows that a fallen leader can be used as advertisement for the kingdom of darkness, so he ridicules the fallen leader and displays him in the face of the Church in an attempt to bring discouragement to the weak. But even though the enemy has a plan and even though he thinks victory is within his grasp, you must remember this. The Kingdom of God has not been shaken.
The key to victory is in your mouth. Your life and your death are in the power of your tongue. By your own words you will be justified and delivered or you will be ridiculed and condemned. The key to victory is in your mouth.
All through God's Word we find where God was moved by the words of man. When the Hebrews were in the wilderness, they spoke words that did not line up with God's command, and Scripture tells us that the Lord heard the sound of their words and was angry.
In over forty years of ministry, I have counseled with countless couples who have had their families split and lives destroyed. In every case, without exception, it was the result of the words that were spoken. When words move into the air, they contain faith or fear. They activate the power of God or the power of the enemy. A Christian speaking words of doubt and unbelief or words of strife and division is being a traitor to the Kingdom of God. God not only demands love and integrity, but He will not tolerate the actions of a traitor.
When a soldier is in battle in the army, he can be holding a powerful weapon. With this weapon, he can either shoot the enemy or he can shoot himself in the foot. The Word of God can bring life or death and your tongue is the trigger. The choice is yours.
Jesus said there would be wars and rumors of wars, earthquakes, signs in the sun, moon, and stars, and roaring waves of the sea in the last days (Mark 13:7-8; Luke 21:25). We are in the last days. But none of these things shall come near our dwelling and no weapon formed against us will prosper, because greater is He that is in us than he that is in the world (Ps. 91:10; Is. 54:17; 1 John 4:4). We can do all things through Christ who strengthens us (Phil. 4:13).
The Kingdom of God has not been shaken (Heb. 12:28). In the army of God, we have access to the greatest power of the universe. Your life and your death are in the power of your tongue (Prov. 18:21).
"But when you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be troubled; for such things must happen, but the end is not yet.For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be earthquakes in various places, and there will be famines and troubles.These are the beginnings of sorrows." (Mark 13:7-8)
[The Coming of the Son of Man] "And there will be signs in the sun, in the moon, and in the stars; and on the earth distress of nations, with perplexity, the sea and the waves roaring." (Luke 21:25)
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Ephesians 6:17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God;
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