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June 2018 - Revelation Knowledge

That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints, And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power, Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places, Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come: And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.  Ephesians 1:17-23

 

This prayer for revelation knowledge affects the eyes of your heart. It changes the way you see everything because the Holy Spirit opens the door to understanding the Word of God and the realm of the Spirit. The very moment light or revelation knowledge comes, faith is present. Revelation knowledge will always capture your imagination.

Some of the most prevalent crimes in this day and age involve breaking into computer systems. This is known as “hacking.” However, there is a system which can never be hacked. It is God’s Kingdom system. Once you are born again, you are granted access into the Spirit realm where you can download divine secrets. Regarding kingdom secrets Jesus said in Luke 10:21, “Thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.” Man does not discover God. He reveals Himself. We know God through revelation knowledge.

Paul was not at a disadvantage because he never personally met Jesus in His earthly ministry, but Paul understood revelation knowledge and knew the thoughts of Jesus better than the disciples. In the same way, through revelation knowledge you can know Him better today than those who walked with Him on the earth. Revelation knowledge takes you past the regional, historical, geographical, and theological knowledge of God and brings you into the inspirational.  All scripture is God-breathed and inspired by God. It is personal and will reveal your true identity and purpose. 

For example, when Jesus went to the temple, He found the place in Isaiah 61, where it was written about Him and said, “This is me! Today this scripture is talking about me.”  John the Baptist found himself in Isaiah 40 through revelation knowledge. When Jesus asked Peter who He was, Peter had a flash of revelation and said, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” Then Jesus told Peter that flesh and blood had not revealed it unto him, but His Father. At that moment, Peter got his identity and calling from Jesus: “Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it,” (Matthew 16:17-18).

Just as Peter found his identity from Jesus, you can also find yourself in the Word today. He’ll talk to you right there in your house. You used to read the Bible to go to sleep. Now you read it and you can’t go to sleep! “He awakens Me morning by morning, He awakens My ear to hear as the learned,” (Isaiah 50:4). The Holy Spirit takes you to the “video department” of the Word.  He speaks to you, giving you dreams and visions, affecting your eyes, giving you revelation that captures your imagination. Revelation knowledge is progressive.  It comes alive, just like He wrote it 3,000 years ago for you today.

Living by faith is really living by revelation knowledge. Every advance in faith is an advance in revelation. Revelation knowledge will literally change your identity, like it did for Gideon (Judges 6). God calls you things there’s no evidence that they exist. Yet, when they’re real on the inside—there’s nothing in the world that can stop it from showing up on the outside.  The power of His Word is all you need.

The Word is progressive, continuous, and endless. The Holy Spirit unlocks your understanding and brings great joy. Information alone puffs you up, but revelation from God brings radical change and results.  You will experience brand new revelation as you ask for the three things God wants us to know in the Ephesians 1 prayer:  His calling, His inheritance, and His power

Jesus grew in wisdom and knowledge by studying the scriptures (Luke 2). At age twelve, His parents found Him in the temple, wiser than the doctors of the law. It is said that David was inspired by the Holy Spirit to write the wisdom found in Proverbs for his son, Solomon, to live successfully.  Some scholars say, what was written in the Proverbs was actually wisdom from God, the Father for His Son, Jesus to have while He was on the earth.  Like Christ, we must find ourselves in the scriptures and grow in revelation knowledge.

“According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust,” (2 Peter 1:3-4).  This is the way we can know our calling, live victoriously and reach our destiny through the spirit of wisdom and revelation.

If you want to know MORE, possess MORE fire of revelation, and walk in MORE of God’s power, you need these inspired messages from our BRAND NEW cd set, Revelation Knowledge: Breaking Barriers.” For an offering of $25, we will send you the CDs and our book, Revolutionary Revelation. Your partnership in prayer and giving enables this liberating message to transform more lives around the world. We declare to you, our partners that: “My God shall supply all your needs according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus!”

 

In Christ,
Mark and Trina

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November 2017 - The Holy Spirit

The Holy Ghost is a genius. If you will listen to Him, He will make you look smart. - B.B. Hankins

The Holy Ghost is not just smart; He is a genius. When you listen, cooperate, and respond to Him, He will make you look smart. When the enemy has a scheme or strategy to come against you or your family, the Holy Spirit will warn you. He’s a genius. He knows what the devil has planned. The Holy Spirit also knows what God has planned for you. He is concerned with every area of your life. If you will listen to Him, He will make you successful.

Since He is a genius, He knows everything. He knows the mind of God and everything that Jesus has purchased for us.  It is great to have a genius living in you. The Holy Ghost is also a gentleman and will not interrupt you. Until you stop and recognize Him, He will allow you to keep doing what you are doing.  You must stop and say, “Alright, what would the Genius like to say?”

I heard Dad Hagin say the Lord told him, “If we would be led by the Holy Spirit He would make us rich.” He said the word “rich” means to have an abundant supply. If we are led by the Holy Spirit, He will bring us into the blessing of the Lord and we will be a blessing to others. The Holy Spirit will help you in every area of your life. He will help you know who to marry, where to work, what kind of car to buy, when to buy a house, and what to do with your money. The Holy Ghost is a genius. He knows everything.

 

THE MIND OF A GENIUS

 

The death, burial, resurrection, and the Word of God are essential to faith. However, if that was all you needed, God would not have sent the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit takes what Jesus has done for us and translates it into personal victory.  In John 14, 15, 16 Jesus teaches much about the Holy Spirit.  Whole chapters of Paul’s epistles are devoted to teaching the work of the Holy Spirit.  The Holy Spirit transmits the mind of Christ to us, but we must learn to recognize, respond and yield to Him.  We can think like God when we are filled with the Holy Spirit. If you want to study the mind of a genius, be filled with the Holy Spirit. He gives us uncommon intelligence, insight, and understanding.

 

WIN THE CASE

 

P.C. Nelson wrote the book of fundamental Bible doctrines for the Assemblies of God. He was a Greek and Hebrew scholar, fluent in 32 different languages. The Greek word for Comforter is Parakletos, which means Counselor, Helper, Intercessor, Advocate, Strengthener and Standby. P.C. Nelson explains the Holy Spirit, our Advocate has excellence in these three areas: 1) His exceptional knowledge  2) His expertise in protocol and procedure  3) His persuasive speaking ability.  When the Holy Spirit is working on our case we have a tremendous advantage. He has a reputation for winning cases. William Barclay tells what the Comforter provides for you:

 

The kind of comfort and consolation in distress which keeps a man on his feet when left to himself, he would collapse. It is the comfort which enables a man or woman to pass the breaking point and not break. One who is called in to help in a situation with which a man by himself cannot cope. He exhorts men to high deeds and noble thoughts.

 

One of my heroes of faith, Smith Wigglesworth, wrote a book, Ever Increasing Faith.  Here are a few powerful statements about the Holy Spirit from that book: “It’s impossible to over-estimate the importance of being filled with the Holy Spirit.  Being filled with the Holy Spirit is not only a luxury.  It is a Divine command.”

 

MAINTAIN A SPIRIT-FILLED LIFE

 

This month we are so excited to offer you 2 CD sets on the Holy Spirit and the book, Let the Good Times Roll.  We believe as you feed on the Word – you will maintain a SPIRIT-FILLED life!  The Holy Spirit wants to be your BEST FRIEND and help you in every situation.  For your offering of $35 or more we will send you these messages. 

One of the assignments we have is to strengthen ministers and leaders.  When my dad was a young pastor, he was encouraged every Monday morning by a visit from one of his church members who believed this: “If you can keep the lead mule going, you can keep the whole mule train moving!”  That is what we’ve been doing this fall in several leadership meetings. We’ll soon be in the U.K., the Las Vegas Supernatural Leadership Conference, and Bogota, Colombia, where pastors attend from many South American countries. Remember, your prayer gives the supply of the spirit of Jesus Christ and your financial partnership helps us to fulfill this vision:  Bless a pastor, bless a church.  Bless a church, bless a city.  Bless a city, bless a nation!  And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.


In Christ,
Mark and Trina Hankins

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