Sid: My guest is red hot for the Messiah. Boy when I’m near her I’m wondering if she’s beyond red hot I think she’s white hot for the Messiah. Her name is Francis Hunter, and Francis has witnessed with her very eyes more miracles, Francis and her husband Charles, have witnessed more miracles than any couple on planet earth. Francis before when we were going off the air you said that you felt on today’s broadcast God wanted to heal a lot of people, but in particular you said God wanted to heal people with cancer.
Sid: Would you teach a little bit, then pray as God directs you.
Frances: Yes I will! The devil has laid cancer on so many people. I get letters every day, I get phone calls every day from people who say “Well I’ve got cancer so forth and the doctors have told me I’m not going to live.” To which I always say to them “I rebuke that in the name of Jesus because you’re not gonna die, but you’re going to live and declare the works of the Lord.” Cancer is a demonic spirit that attacks the body. I do want to say one thing, many diseases because people have un-forgiveness in their heart. You might say “Well you don’t know what he did to me” it doesn’t make any difference what he did to you, what she did to you. You need to forgive them…
Sid: Can I interject something because I had a revelation on that Francis, actually yesterday. If you could picture that YOU are hanging on the cross; that the nail spikes have gone through YOUR hands; through YOUR feet; the spear has gone through YOUR side; YOU are dying YOUR blood is pouring out there is no hope. Is there anyone anywhere that you would choose not to forgive no matter what they did to you? Of course not, well that’s where Galatians 2:20 comes in. In which the Messiah dictates to Paul, and Paul says “I have been crucified with the Messiah, it’s no longer I who live, but Messiah who lives through me. The life I live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God who loved me and died for me.” Anyway I had to share that because I was just getting that impression for the person that feels so difficult to forgive. This life is a vapor then we live forever, and why would you miss one thing that God has for you in this life because some person was messed up by the devil and is trying to mess you up. Give the devil no place. I just had to put in that God commercial Francis go ahead.
Frances: I think that’s wonderful because so many people fail to realize God said “If you don’t forgive those who have sinned against you, then I can’t forgive you.” That’s why it is so vital. I don’t believe that there is a person among us who doesn’t have something unforgiveable done against them, but you have to forgive them. I mean because you never have peace, you never have joy in your life…
Sid: Forget that Jesus said “I’ll forgive you the same degree you forgive other people.” I don’t want to be like ivory soap when I go to heaven, I wouldn’t make it.
Sid: I want to be a 100% pure not 99%.
Frances: You’re just exactly right. So I mean I would encourage everyone to search your heart really good, and see if there is anyone in your life you have not forgiven, regardless of what they did to you forgive them even right at this very second. The minute that forgiveness takes place then you really open yourself up to receive the power of God in your life for healing. Now this is prayer we prayer for cancer, remembering that it is a demonic spirit. “Devil I bind you right now.” I’ve got to stop right now because I want you to put your hand in the area of the body where the cancer is.
Sid: Now by the way, you’re not just praying this as a general prayer, God told you to pray this.
Sid: Go ahead.
Frances: So this is for every specific individual out there, I don’t care how bad your cancer is, I don’t care where it is God’s healing power can come right through this radio program and touch you and burn that out. “Devil I bind you right now by the Spirit of the living God and in the name of Jesus which is above the name of every disease. I command you foul spirit of cancer to come out right now in the name of Jesus. I curse the seed, and I curse the root of every cancer cell in your body, and I command them to die in the name of Jesus. I speak a new immune system into you, and I speak a new blood system into me. A blood system that will not accept any more cancer cells, and I command all of the electrical and chemical frequencies in every cell in your body to be in harmony and balance and digest those bad cells. I command any prions in your body to die. Two thousand years ago Jesus died, God sent His word, which was Jesus, and healed them. So here we go 2000 years later, we send His word to you be healed in Jesus name. He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities, the chastisement of our peace was upon Him and by His stripes YOU ARE HEALED.” So I want you to get up out of bed wherever you are. Do something you couldn’t do before.
Sid: Let me tell you something Mishpochah, although she was focusing on cancer. The healing anointing is flowing. Heaven has opened up for you right now. Whatever your condition you got in on that prayer in Jesus name. Listen when a Jewish believer and Gentile believer team up that’s the One New Man. Jesus promised the same glory that was on Him would be on us. That healing glory is flowing out. What should people be doing right now Francis?
Frances: They should be putting into action their faith; they should be doing something; they should be checking their body to see how the pain is. Don’t look for the pain look for the lack of pain. See that’s the most important thing don’t go around hunting to see “Well if I twist my body enough I could find a little pain,” no. Thank God for whatever degree you are healed. Like a lady came up to us the other night and I said “What degree of the pain is gone?” She said “Well it’s not gone it’s still there.” I said “Well how much is gone?” She said “10%” I said “Thank Him for the 10%, then we’ll believe for the 90.” By the time she had left the meeting 100% of the pain was gone. So you see, don’t look for the pain look for the healing because that’s the secret. I tell you right at this moment Sid because so many people have back problems. I want any person who is listening to put your finger on the top of your spine right at your neckline. Put your finger on the top of your spine “Father in the name of Jesus we command every spine that is hurting today to be healed in that wonderful glorious name of Jesus. I command every spine to go back into place; any vertebrae that need to be made new I speak new healings; new vertebrae any discs I speak new discs in the name of Jesus; any and all pain the in every back I command it to go right now in Jesus name. Father we give you the praise and the glory in Jesus name.” Can I ask them to call you right now?
Sid: Sure you can ask them to. (Laughing)
Frances: To let you know they got healed.
Sid: Listen there is such a flow of God’s healing anointing Francis that I don’t want to do anything. I just want to sit in this flow and bask in it. It’s sort of like that river in Ezekiel that wherever the river goes there’s life, there’s healing, there’s peace… I mean the river is being poured out of healing. You probably… actually there’s people’s gums and teeth that are being restored right now.
Frances: Hallelujah! Here you are sitting, what 1500 miles away from me, and yet that same anointing is right here in the room where I am. I mean I can just feel the presence and the power of God so I know it is just flowing over this telephone line. It’s just flowing over it to every person who is listening if you’ll just reach up and grab for that anointing. Because I was so thrilled Sid when you said you felt it because down here I am really just sitting in a perfect flow of the power of God.
Sid: You know I just interviewed Bill Morford who wrote a brand new translation of the Bible. In it he says it’s so powerful he uses the word “TAKE your healing believe and TAKE IT.” That’s what you said.
Sid: Just TAKE IT, just REACH into that invisible realm and TAKE your healing RIGHT NOW! Give that devil no place! Give those thoughts no place! Just TAKE your healing!
Sid: My guest is red hot for the Messiah his name is Bill Morford and I’m speaking to him about the most vibrant, freshest translation of the New Testament I think I have ever read. It’s called “The Power New Testament,” and the thing that makes this different than any other translation that I’ve ever seen is that most of the translations, Bill Morford, are done by scholars that don’t have hands on moving in gifts of the Spirit type of ministry and the power is literally squeezed out of the translation. Least that’s the sense that I have, what do you think?
Bill: Yes it makes much smoother reading if you don’t try to put the power in it.
Sid: The way you have the tenses you can see that things have already been done in the spirit world that are manifesting in the natural world that you can’t see in most translations. For instance earlier this week we were talking about the word that is commonly translated “sickness.” How do you translate it?
Bill: Evil. Yes the word in the Greek means evil.
Sid: And I have to tell you I hate evil, therefore, I hate sickness. Bill and I are declaring war on sickness right now. Would you read one of these… because Mishpochah when you begin to understand the Jewish roots of the New Testament it just, it’s almost like reading the New Testament for the first time in your life. Why don’t you read us the translation from Matthew the 20th chapter starting at verse 29 about the 2 blind people.
Bill: “Then when they went from Jericho a huge crowd followed Him, and behold when two blind people sitting by the way heard that Y’shua was passing by, they cried out saying, “You must immediately have mercy on us! Lord! Son of David!” Then the crowd rebuked them so that they would be quiet: but they cried out more saying, “You must now have mercy on us! Lord! Son of David!” And after Y’shua stopped He called them and said, “What do you want Me to do for you?” They said to Him, “Lord that our eyes would open.” And Y’shua having compassion, touched their eyes, and they immediately regained their sight and they followed Him.” And of course following Him I footnote “eyes” in that because that word used for eyes, the Greek word is “omma.” It is used only here and in Mark 8:23, also means “eyes of the soul.” So they followed Him because they had been absolutely transformed it got in their spirits that Jesus was the Son of God from that. That’s interesting I always get a kick out of when Jesus calls him “What do you want Me to do for you?” As if there were any question with 2 blind men stumbling up to Him. But Jesus wants to transform each one of us even if were not physically blind He wants to touch NOW the eyes of my soul, the eyes of your soul, so that you will know that you have a relationship with the living God. He’s just so awesome.
Sid: Bill you were also talking before we did this broadcast that the Spirit of God is telling you of the need for us to be walking in Holiness.
Bill: Yes, yes He is. Jesus said in Matthew 4:17, “We must walk in repentance.” Let me read that verse quickly because that’s the key. “From then on Y’shua began to preach and to say, “You must continuously repent: for the Kingdom of the Heavens has come near.” Now “continuously repent” is what He said. It isn’t that we lose our salvation every day, but it said none of us has been perfected, and we need to be perfected. When Jesus spoke of the temple as His body, and Paul referred to the temple as our bodies they didn’t use the word for temple. That is not what they said. What they said was a sanctuary, we’re a sanctuary of the Holy Spirit. See the temple has an outer court where sin is welcome. It has an inner court where sin is dealt with, but to set foot in the sanctuary you have to already have dealt with sin. See here you’re dead. That’s what anyone is who hasn’t made a commitment to God. You’re facing eternal death, but we are to be sanctuaries, our bodies are not to have any place in them where sin is acceptable. So that’s why Jesus said “We must continuously repent.” We have to be aware, not shaking and quivering that God is going to zap us, but we have to be aware that we will not be perfected while we are walking on earth. After all, 8 or 9 billion people have walked on the earth so far, and out of those only 1 was perfect, and He’s the one that we have to rely on. He’s the one, He knows that we’ll never be perfected, but at the same time if we acknowledge and recognize that we aren’t perfect we need to better tomorrow than we were today.
Sid: But if there’s ever been a call for holiness because I believe God’s about ready to pour out His Spirit in a way beyond anything He’s ever done in all of history. Because I believe this is the wrap up and without holiness you will not see God. Don’t you want to see God, I want to see God? So why are you letting those little foxes ruin the vine? Bill I want you to read a little bit from “The Power New Testament” in Mark chapter 5 about the woman with the issue of blood from a Hebraic understanding. Would you read that?
Bill: Yes I will. Alright “A huge crowd was following Him and pressing up on Him. And a woman who had a flow of blood for twelve years and suffered much under many physicians and spent everything beyond her means and was not helped but rather became worse: having heard about Y’shua, as she came from behind the crowd she touched the fringe of His prayer shawl: for she was saying “If I could just touch His prayer shawl I shall be saved.” And immediately the flow of her blood dried and she knew that her body was healed from the plague. And immediately Y’shua perceived in Himself that the power had left Him, Turning in the crowd He was saying “Who touched My prayer shawl?” And His disciples were saying to Him, “You see the crowd pressing around You and You say, ‘Who touched My prayer shawl?’” And He was looking around to see the one who did this. And the woman, who was afraid and trembling, since she knew what happened to her, came and fell down before Him and told Him all the truth. And He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has saved you: you must continuously go in peace. You are cured from your affliction.”
Sid: What was the meaning of the fringe of the prayer shawl, why was this so important to her?
Bill: That’s the tsitsit that’s shown on the corner of the garment. The tsitsit represents every command and every promise of God. It’s made up of 8 threads tied in 5 knots which is interesting because the rabbi’s say there are 613 commandments in the Torah and they’re not numbered. From the word tsitsit those numbers add up to 600, and the 8 strands and 5 knots make 13, so it’s 613.God says when He tells in Numbers 15 and to tie these fringes on each of the 4 corners that the purpose of it is to look upon and remember all His commandments all His promises.
Sid: When she grabbed ahold of those promises I’m reminded of you were explaining on yesterday’s broadcast about God’s name “I AM that I AM.” As you put it, God has deliberately purposed to heal, to deliver, to save. Would you pray right now for healing for the people, right now?
Bill:Oh Father we come to You, we come to You in Jesus name. We thank you for being our healer; we thank You for those that reach out to You to touch the fringe of the prayer shawl Your word Father. To know that all You have written is real it is alive today, just as it was over 2000 years ago. Father we pray for each illness, we pray that every ache and pain will go away; we pray that appendicitis attack will stop right now; we pray that that eye hemorrhage will stop right now; we pray that ringing in the ears will stop right now. (Speaking in tongues) Father we thank you, we thank you for removing cancers from people; we thank you for taking that back pain; we thank you for the one driving a car right now who has a sudden pain a cramp that is devastating and God takes it right now! We praise you Lord, we praise you. Sid do you got something?
Sid: I can tell you that every word you were saying right now people are being healed. Spines are being so set free; I tell you God has purposed to heal all pain right now in Jesus name!
SID: Hello. Sid Roth here with Todd White. And Todd, I am overwhelmed with your chutzpah. Chutzpah is a Hebrew. It means “nerve.” But you had nerve for the devil. Now you have nerve for God. Let’s take a look at it right now.
WOMAN: I go to school for [unintelligible] science.
WOMAN: And pretty much, I believe in evolution.
WOMAN: But I believe God started evolution for a reason.
WOMAN: Because there has to be scientific evidence for everything.
TODD: Which one of your backs is messed up?
TODD: Yeah, back. It’s your back. And you have scoliosis?
TODD: What do you have?
WOMAN: I don’t know.
TODD: You have something going on. A lot of pain. Now I want you guys to come and watch ‘cause this will be so good. You want to stand right up here. Okay. Here’s what–You sit there. Here’s what I want you to do. I want you to give me your feet.
WOMAN: You want me to take off–
TODD: No, you don’t have to take off. No. Okay. Okay. Here’s what I know. I know what I hear in my heart. And I’m hearing that one of your legs is shorter than the other by a significant amount. And you already knew that, right? Okay. So here, I’m gonna give you something to figure out scientifically, ‘cause this will blow you away, because you’re in to science, and I think it’s amazing that God has given you such an amazing mind. It’s good. But right now, God is gonna grow your leg out, because I’m gonna command your bones to grow and your ligaments, and your tendons, and your back is gonna be healed, and your leg is gonna grow out. So that right there is amazing, and He loves you. Okay?
TODD: You ready?
TODD: Okay. Jesus, thank you. Father, I thank you for growing out her left leg right now. Bones, ligaments, tendons, in Jesus’ name, get out here right now.
WOMAN: There it goes.
TODD: Now you do me a favor. You scientifically explain what just happened.
TODD: You can’t.
TODD: ‘Cause it’s a miracle. Jesus loves you so much.
WOMAN: Thank you.
TODD: Which one of your necks is giving you trouble? Your neck? Yeah. Right now.
WOMAN: Oh my God, that is so–
TODD: No. Watch this. No. Watch. I want you to scientifically explain this right now. It’s on this side. Come here. God is gonna completely heal your neck ‘cause He’s just, He loves the mind. He does. It’s just sometimes our mind tries to get in the way of our heart, because our heart can take its place because our brain can never fit. Right? Neck, I command you be healed because Jesus is Lord and He loves you so much. Come, Holy Spirit in Jesus’ name. Move your neck. Nobody has a problem with one of their wrists right now.
Woman: I do.
TODD: You do. Is it both of them or is it just this one? Yeah. Daddy, thank you in Jesus’ name. Wrist, I command you be healed right now. Carpal tunnel, I curse you and command you to let her go in Jesus’ name. Move your wrist. No, I’m hearing wrist. God will heal you right now. Come here. Daddy, thank you so much that you love her so much, God, that you just bless her, God, ‘cause she’s an amazing daughter. Father, I thank you right now her heart has so outgrown her brain because you love her so much. God, thank you for your daughter. Jesus, thank you for your daughter.
TODD: [laugh] It’s called a miracle. Come on. It’s the real deal.
SID: Todd, your faith is so outrageous. It’s so normal. I want everyone to walk in this kind of faith. This is normal for you. When you listen to his special CD, I believe that his faith will just jump on you. In fact, Todd, I’m gonna put a demand on your gift right now. You have such a marvelous gift. I want you to look into the camera and I’m gonna surprise you. I want you to sing whatever God puts in your heart. And as Todd sings, you are going to be delivered and healed. You believe God right now. Todd, sing.
TODD: [singing] Oh God, I thank you for your sons and daughters. Oh Jesus, come into their life right now. And we give you glory. And we give you praise. Holy! [speaking] Father, I thank in Jesus’ name, Lord God. We crush cancer in Jesus’ name. We command it to leave the bodies right now. Father, I thank you for every joint, for every bit of arthritis, we curse it and command it, let go right now, in Jesus’ name. Father, I thank you for all mental disorders right now, for bipolar, for schizophrenia, I command you let them go right now in Jesus’ name. Father, I thank you for amazing breakthrough in every area of mental incapacity to make it the capacity of the Kingdom of God, in Jesus’ name.
SID: And I pray that you be normal. Todd is normal, in Jesus’ name.
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SID: Hello, Sid Roth here with Barbie Breathitt. Welcome to my world, where it’s naturally supernatural. The rarified air of heaven is going to be on this telecast, and that means it’s going to be on you. My guest, Barbie Breathitt, went to Israel and bumped into a healing angel. She teaches on dreams and visions. I interviewed her on radio, and an amazing thing happened to me – I started dreaming more. And even a double amazing thing happened to me – I started understanding my dreams better than ever before. Barbie, what happened to me, is that unusual, or have other people told you that?
BARBIE: I’ve heard that many times with people who come under the glory anointing, that there’s an impartation for the supernatural realm of understanding dreams and visions. I believe that’s one of the anointings that God is pouring out upon all flesh in this time. Believers are dreaming, nonbelievers are dreaming, because God’s Spirit is wanting to communicate His design for them. Their destiny is coming to them in their dreams of the night so that they can search the matter out, and when they find God’s Spirit, He brings that understanding to them supernaturally. A lot of times we see ourselves in one way, God sees us in a whole other way. He sees us reaching our full potential; coming into destiny; moving into things that we would never step into. He’s releasing calling dreams that’s moving people from one place where they are in their life, in their existence and understanding, into a whole other realm of being blessed, of being increased, of having destiny. People come and say “What is my purpose in life?”, so God’s giving a specific dream to them to show them who He created them to be in Him.
Sid Roth: I can just picture you, going back a number of years, you’re going to a nice Presbyterian church, you’ve got your hands like this, you’re nice and religious. You go to your pastor and ask an interesting question. What was that question?
BARBIE: I said “Pastor, when are we going to do the stuff?” He said “Do the stuff? What are you talking about?” I said “You know, the things we hear about in the Bible: raising the dead, blind eyes opening, cripples being healed, the lame walking.” He goes “Oh honey, that was only for a certain dispensation in time, and that time has past. That was only for the time of the apostles.” And so I thought, well, why did God stop loving people, caring about people, being relevant for the time we live in now, because I knew people that were sick who needed healing.
SID: But why would you even think that? Because, in this nice, normal religious church, nothing was happening nothing!
BARBIE: We didn’t even have alter calls.
SID: So how did you even know to ask the question?
BARBIE: I had a desire within my heart to know the God of the Bible. I found myself wanting to live back in the past where the apostles were, so I could walk with Him, I could talk with Him, and I could do the things they did. My whole life, instead of looking to my now or my future, I looked to the past. I was out riding my horse one day, and I was pondering these things in my heart, and I said “God, why did You change? Why are You not the same God that’s in the Bible? Why don’t You do these miracles?” And an audible voice of God spoke to me, Sid, as I was there riding my horse, and my first thought was it must be the horse talking to me. I heard my name called three times…
SID: You’d been watching too many movies.
BARBIE: I was watching “Mr. Ed.” I watched the horse’s mouth, and again the voice of God called me by name. He knew me, even as a little child riding a horse. And what He said to me was “I change not. I am the same yesterday, today, and forever. Barbie, if you will only believe, the same anointing that flowed through the apostles of old will flow through you, with signs, wonders, and miracles.”
SID: Well, I have to tell you Barbie, that’s good for you, but what about those who are viewing us right now? Is that also true for them?
BARBIE: The good news is God is not a respecter of persons. If He said that to a little girl who was attending a Presbyterian church and is just learning to hear His voice, He’s saying that to everyone. If you will only believe. That’s the key. We have to enter into the realm of faith, and believe the unseen realm of the supernatural is more real than the natural realm we live in. Our imagination can begin to see past our natural circumstances, our faith – God has given each one of us each a measure of faith so we can connect with the Holy Spirit. When we connect with the Holy Spirit, the kingdom of God becomes manifest in us, and it begins to exude out past us, and we can begin to recreate, or create, a new sphere of influence around us, and new things can happen in our life, and it can happen through anybody that believes.
SID: Ok. Tell me about that woman in the wheelchair.
BARBIE: I was in Saginaw, MI, doing a healing conference, and I was giving testimonies of all the signs, wonders, and miracles that God had done – deaf ears opened, backs being healed, hearts being put into people who were waiting on lists to get a heart transplant. There was a woman in the audience in a wheelchair, and she said “Ok God, I’m going to challenge You. If what Barbie says is true about You, when they have a healing line, I want You to have her command me to get out of my wheelchair.” Well, we had called out words of knowledge for healing, and this woman in her wheelchair came up, and I’m getting ready to lay hands on her, and I hear the Holy Spirit tell me “Barbie, I want you to command her to get out of her wheelchair.” So I did. I said “Lady, in the name of Jesus, I command you to get out of that wheelchair.” I grabbed her hand and started to pull her out of her wheelchair and she said “No, wait, wait!” I said “No, there’s no waiting about it. God’s going to heal you.” She said “No, I just need you to wait to let me lock down my wheelchair”, because I was pulling and the wheelchair was coming with her. So, I locked it down, pulled her up, she was healed. The doctors had told her “You will never walk again”, because she had her hips crushed, to the point they said “They’ll never sustain your weight. You will never walk again.” She had diabetes, she had crushed hips, but yet that day God healed her. I held her in my arms and the anointing went through her body,
totally reconstructed her hips. She came to church that Sunday no walker, no assistance, walking. God totally healed a cripple with crushed hips out of a wheelchair. We have had several who’ve been healed out of wheelchairs.
SID: Heaven is drawing so close to earth, I tell you, heaven is drawing so close to earth that what you considered impossible in the past, all things are possible. You’re going to have a fresh impartation to understand dreams, and dream and hear from God.
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SID: Hello, Sid Roth here with Wesley and Stacey Campbell. Ever since Stacey was activated to prophesy, she’s gone on to prophesy to over 25,000 different people. The one we just saw, the man that just got out of prison, how did he react afterwards?
STACEY: He got saved right there on the streets, then a Spanish pastor was right there and took him to his church. He was weeping. He was so different. His whole countenance changed. He was looking for God. Actually, the truth is, God was looking for him.
Sid Roth: Tell me about the time you prophesied to Wesley.
STACEY: We would have these prayer meetings when the Holy Spirit first fell, and God would give us DNA, callings that He wanted us to do, and one of them was prayer. Now Wesley didn’t like praying. He was like the ultimate evangelist. He thought God knew everything he was going to do, so we just needed to do it. He hated prayer.
SID: Actually, a lot of pragmatic people, because they don’t see results, are prayerless. Tell me about the prophecy.
STACEY: We began to prophesy over him, not just me, but the other pastors of the church. “Wesley, you have a really strong exhortation to pray. If you do not pray…”
WESLEY: Manifestations of kicking and chopping.
Sid Roth: Really? Kicking and chopping?
WESLEY: Yeah. Her feet were kicking, and she was going like this.
SID: She looks so conservative, a nice conservative Canadian.
WESLEY: No, no, they were kicking. These manifestations, which they would interpret by, the feelings, like angry feelings, so I knew God was really upset with me.
SID: So what did you say to him? Or, what did God say to him?
STACEY: Said “If you do not pray, God will take this ministry from you like this piece of paper from your hands.” That was David Bruce, the other pastor. Went over, grabbed the paper from his hands and crumpled it up and threw it on the floor.
WESLEY: She says, “I’ve been in the closet waiting for you, but you did not come! You did not come!”
STACEY: That was the Lord speaking.
WESLEY: The Lord speaking. It was a major rebuke.
SID: Making a long story short, you decided that was from God?
WESLEY: I thought if I don’t learn to pray, God’s going to kill me.
SID: Did you really believe that?
WESLEY: No, no. But I knew I was in big trouble, so I went on a massive pursuit, traveled the nations, went to hear Mike Bickle. I went on a pursuit to learn how to pray.
SID: Obviously God wanted something with you. I’m so pleased to be making available this book, “Praying The Bible.” I told you before we went on the air, I come from a Jewish background. Both of my parents are Jewish. I always would go to the orthodox synagogue, take the prayer book, which was mostly scripture, and pray it out loud.
SID: Then, the moment I became a believer in Jesus as the Messiah, I started praying to myself. What’s wrong with me?
WESLEY: Yeah, yeah.
SID: Am I mashuga? Am I crazy?
WESLEY: That’s what’s wrong. For activist people… A lot of people love God so much, and they want to talk to God, they try to pray, their mind wanders, they can’t concentrate. So simple. It was all in the Bible all along. Joshua 1:8. Meditate on the Law, the scriptures, direction to God, day and night. Frequency – every day. The whole concept of meditation, Jewish meditation, was out-loud recitation with a text, with a scripture. So I learned, because I couldn’t focus at all. I always say about men and boys, learn to pray out loud. Why? So that you’ll know when you’ve stopped. In other words, most people, when they’re praying in their heads, they don’t even know if they’re actually doing it. So I tell people take a Bible text, because that’s the only way you can go out loud because you have to have a text. Like the Lord’s Prayer: Our Father who is in heaven, holy is Your Name. Then when they do it out loud, they actually have a duration. I always say this…
SID: But it’s beyond that. The spoken word has power. It’s tangible. It’s a force. And we’re losing this when we read the Bible to ourselves, or when we pray even to ourselves.
WESLEY: She was studying the other day in a book about the Book of Revelation. We found out that no one ever even read books out loud in the ancient world. They said Julius Caesar was one of the novelties because he read out loud. No one read books to themselves, they always read them out loud. All books were read out loud.
SID: But here in the west…
WESLEY: …We read them in our head.
SID: Yeah. And it’s about time that things change. Are you tired of praying and not having God answer your prayer? There’s nothing more exciting than to have God answer your prayers. What are people saying about your book?
WESLEY: They love that book. People say it’s so easy to read, but it shows them how. Every person, a child to an 84 year old, can actually connect with God through praying scriptures out loud.
SID: Are you excited about praying right now?
WESLEY: Totally. All the time, especially right now.
SID: And you had to be rebuked. I tell you what, we’ll be back right after this, and we’ll find out about the miracle healings that are happening with Stacey.