GET CENTRED FOR A LIFE OF CONTENDED JOY

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As i take some time to rest and recuperate several things have been going through my heart as i ponder and consider some things. TO LIVE a contended successful joyful life one must have a particular mindset and have certain standards.

1: CHOOSE TO LIVE CLEAN WITH GOD. Never allow any sin in your life. There are so many tempting things that people do that appear justifiable. I choose not to think evil of other ministers, I refuse to discuss other people, I wont incubate anything that makes me uncomfortable in my spirit. The bible says If I regard iniquity in my heart the Lord will not hear me.

2: CHOOSE TO LIVE CLEAN WITH MEN. Even when you are in good relationship with GOD you may be in bad relationship with people and that will ensure that your relationship with GOD will never help anyone. Your purpose in life is towards people therefore you will never achieve your purpose unless you are able to connect to people. Living at peace with all men however does not mean that they will always agree with you. Its fine to disagree but not become disagreeable. Let anyone who has a problem have the problem themselves and not you.

  1. INCULCATE HEALTHY CULTURES IN YOUR ENVIRONMENT. Choose to live a life with joy. I saw videos of the egyptians beheadings and didnt watch them. I saw the video of Billy Grahams son attacking President Obama and i didnt share them even though i agreed with some of the content because there are things that do not edify therefore i don’t share such things. I choose healthy cultures i spend time in the bush because im a wildlife person. I choose to do things that make me happy and i refuse to sit and talk about problems but solutions. I now eat supper at 5pm for health reasons, i never eat 3 meals a day but eat a small breakfast and supper. So create the environment that brings you joy. I do lots of braais and i love having family time. What makes you happy what causes you to passionately stretch towards your destiny what it is that inflames your passion for the Kingdom. That is what you must always guard and pursue.
  2. DEFINE WHO IS ALLOWED YOUR AUDIENCE. Your company will decide your commission. Have you seen that when the wrong people are around you everything goes wrong but when the right people are around the wrong things seem to have a habit to retreat from you. This includes people, and everything that activates your senses. Its the materials you read, the materials you see the materials you hear, what you feel and what you taste. I love nice things and i surround myself with what causes me to reach out to what GOD has ordained for me. I never allow people and things that do not add to my life including who i counsel. The fact that im a pastor doesn’t mean that i have to see everyone. Hence one reason i never see people from other ministries is because its wrong firstly and no one who has never wanted to hear me publicly should seek a private audience with me.
  3. DECIDE WHAT YOUR STANDARDS ARE IN LIFE. There are things that will never be acceptable to me. i will not accept low standards for anything. As much as i may have budgetary constraints in my pursuit of excellence i never allow that to be a reason to accept mediocrity as a standard. When you have standards you don’t have to accept other peoples standards. In our home we don’t walk with shoes on carpets and therefore our visitors are shown what we do. regardless of who a person may be i will never allow smoking or drinking on my premises or home. Those are my standards. what are your standards because if you don’t have them anyone and everyone will impose theirs on you and you will become miserable as a result.
  4. HAVE A VERY CLEAR VISION FOR YOUR LIFE. What you see is what you stretch out to and what GOD stretches towards you regardless of size and condition. A vision is what focuses your life a vision is what creates the reason to live a vision is what causes you to overcome an enemy designed to destroy you. Let your vision be so big that it cannot be achieved by your resources alone otherwise its just a wish. It must be so big that when it starts manifesting you will always give GOD the glory knowing that no one could have done it besides HIM.
  5. FOLLOW A MENTOR WHO HIGHLY INSPIRES YOU TO BE THE VERY BEST. The sad state of many of our churches and institutions is because they have never had a true mentor neither have they ever known how to select one. There is so much talk of spiritual fathers and mentors but very little understanding of what these animals are like or what one needs to do to maintain that relationship. One can succeed without a mentor but their success will be inhibited. A mentor makes a journey shorter a mentor shields you from unnecessary pain a mentor helps you define the good that is designed to destroy you. True Mentors are there to release power mantles that will accelerate ones destiny race and they exist to help define and figure the future.
  6. YOUR DECISION THAT GOD WANTS YOU HAPPY CONTENTED JOYFUL AND SUCCESSFUL.You cant succeed against a wrong mindset. Your decision are the reason you are where you are today. If i knew what i know today i wouldnt have worked 19 years of my life but would have worked far less. GOD can help a man who is poor and distraught but GOD cant help a man with a wrong attitude. I have never understood pastors and ministers who wear long ugly faces and look absolutely unfriendly when their calling is to people. I have been told that its too demeaning for me to always be seen in public but wonder how my calling can demean me. I love guns and the bush, I love to study successful people I love to spend uninterrupted time studying the bible and in prayer. I am currently on holiday with the girl i fell in love with 30 years ago. We are in a nice place very far from home. We are having so much fun, taking photos like tourists. (sorry im not the FB poster of such things neither can you know where we are) I love to be happy and i love to see the sick healed and the oppressed delivered. Make the decision to be joyful.
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Because You Count!

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I was born in Tshabalala in Bulawayo in 1967 and i turn 50 in a months time. My short time on earth has taught me many things but i still have an entire world to learn still. So if you have some time to spare herewith some stuff l have learnt:
1.VALUE yourself. Regardless of what you do in life there will be more people that don’t believe in you than those who do. Its simple believing in you makes them feel like they have to reduce their value. Believe in yourself, don’t be a copy cat and don’t try to live someone elses life. Be the very best you can ever be because truth is there is no one on earth gifted and made like you. You are special and right now is a good time to repeat that to yourself.  doesn’t that sound good?

2:Live by PRINCIPLE. Too many people allowed themselves to be sucked into an existence mode where everything else tells them who they are and what they should do. A university degree doesn’t change you it just means you learnt something at a certain level. I have principles for relationships, principles for education, principles for marriage, principles for time, principles for money and wealth, principles for my relationship with my Father and GOD, principles for ethical living, principles for family etc etc. If you don’t have them you are like a sailing boat with no direction and therefore just waiting to wash ashore or slam into an iceberg. Develop life principles and there is no better book than the bible regardless of your religion.

3:Seek out your PURPOSE. Your purpose is the reason for your existence. This is what you would do even if you were not getting paid. Ministering Jesus is not a job I retired from Edgars when i was 38 years old and so im officially on retirement but my purpose is connecting people back to their GOD through my lifestyle. This is why what people say has no effect on me because im too busy to listen to jealousy, wicked whiners who will criticize the car `i drive the house i live in and the wife i married. My purpose was clear to me from a young age and `i have never tried to be someone else nor tried to copy anyone. As a prophet I don’t do body guards because i have no one to fear, I don’t dress up as much because i spent 17 years in fashion dressing up it therefore holds little excitement, I don’t wear jeans and untucked shirts to a service because I respect peoples emotions and feelings and it is against my training as a fashion person. My purpose is bringing man and women to the understanding of GODS purpose for mankind and its this purpose that has made me travel to some very unusual destinations in the world. Know your destiny and your blessing rests in it. Know your destiny and you wont waste time fighting small silly battles with time wasters.

 4:Build a SUPPORT structure. These are people who must take you years to confide in and trust. There are a lot of good talkers out there and not too many who can put their money where their mouths are. A support structure is made up of people who you respect and who can talk straight to you regardless of your success and be able to save you from yourself especially when your head starts growing big. This kind of animal is very rare. I hardly have 3 of them and im trurning 50. These are not school buddies or neighbours or cousins etc, these are people who you really connect with and they have your back. Its always best if they are older and more accomplished than you so they don’t have to hold back pieces of advice that are sore.

5:Find good MENTORS. Many people just don’t understand the different dynamics that differentiate a teacher from a adviser and an adviser from a mentor and a mentor from a spiritual father. A teacher is someone who teaches valuable lessons in life mostly academic and you forget their names. An adviser is someone who for a season guides you as you traverse through some territory like marriage etc etc. A Mentor is someone whose life you emulate and they speak into a very confined space to coach you into greatness and a Spiritual Father is someone who defer to in spiritual matters and in whose presence you can break down if need be. If you can get a Mentor who is also a Spiritual Father then you are most blessed. Many people go through life without this understanding. A mentor is a prophecy of your future and whoever you allow to take that place knowingly or not will shape your thoughts and your value system. I have a few mentors for the different areas of my life because my wisdom mentor is not necessarily my health mentor. I have a mentor for family a mentor for business. Note that good are rare and if you are really serious this will take you years to find. I feel sorry for most young pastors and ministers as they run and try to find spiritual fathers who are not interested in any mentoring people because they were never mentored themselves and so our nation is filled with spiritual orphans hence the weird things going on in the churches.

 6:Read good materials that speak into your destiny or your life’s pursuits. Daily i do my twitter reading and then the business reading because there is a world of information wealth out there and its all free. Half the things people pay for they can just read off the internet. It is proven now that rich people watch TV less than an hour a day and poor people more than 4 hours. I have always said it soapies were developed to occupy people with no purpose in life who must watch the lives of “actors” who wish they could live the lives they act whilst they waste theirs watching fake lives. I have a big library of books especially on my pet subject leadership. I never come back home from a trip without having invested in several books and the reason i buy abroad is because the bookshops in Zim are extortionists with their prices. Most books selling for $15 here you buy in Nigeria for $7. Read Read Read if you are ever going to be of any relevance to anyone more so yourself.

WHOSE CHURCH IS IT?

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Who Shall We Choose to Serve Now?

I have chosen to come out and call out some of the fleshly behavior that has characterized the church of the Lord Jesus Christ in recent years. There are a number of standards we need to look at to consider whether we are really GODS church or we are OUR OWN church.

1-The church of the Lord Jesus is an apostolic and prophetic church. That is that it is founded upon the authority of the scriptures and not on some manmade doctrines and preferences. The bible is the sole arbiter in any discussions and it is that authority of the scriptures that has kept GODS house sane for centuries.

2-The Church of the Lord Jesus is a missions orientated church. Its mandate is to go not for people to come. I have spoken to many young pastors who came to see me because their ministries were not growing. Most of these ministries are premised on signs and wonders and not on the principle of making disciples according to Mark 16v15 and Matt 28v18-20. GOD never said to bring them in but to GO. If your ministry or church is not going you are going nowhere. It may grow from the popularity of a man but will die when that man goes elsewhere. Jesus never drew people to himself but to his purpose. If you are spending more money on appearances than you do on evangelism it’s your church not GODS house.

3-The church of the Lord Jesus Christ is a Loving and united church. I saw it in the early 80’s the beginning of a movement which called other Christians Horonite’s if they were not members of that ministry. Today they are a byword and over 70% of that ministry gone. There was no love they were a movement that had no love and were brash about what they did. Jesus said to love one another. Today you see it in our big prophetic movements which believe they can just swallow up every other church whilst they hardly have any teaching structures and so all they produce are these staid stale people with no love for GOD or their fellowman but are simply church militia.

4-The church of the Lord Jesus is teaching Church. Preaching motivates people, Prophetic and healing ministry awes people but teaching grounds people. Part of the reason for the reason for the senseless Christless behavior of many Christians is the lack of biblical grounding. Too many people have been caught up in movements that have nothing to do with salvation. It’s like the evangelical pastors in the USA who are supporting Donald Trump. It doesn’t matter that he is not born again as long as he is wealthy to them it’s a sign he is blessed by GOD. This is what happens when our doctrine is bits and pieces borrowed from the bible for narrow minded purposes.

5-The church of the Lord Jesus Christ is a social commentator. We now have prophets who have become part of the problem as they refuse to speak into the political atmosphere but will be loud when it comes to the benefits. Prophets were supposed to speak into the social space so that even if people reject the Lord it would not be because of something wrong we are doing but their own personal choices. The church is the conscience of the nation and society and it can’t afford to be part of the problem.

6-The church of the Lord Jesus is a model in society. People need to see and desire what we have and who we are. We were never meant to become a laughing stock and a pariah to society. Men of GOD were meant to be humble and wise, not arrogant and show offs. When we are blessed we are meant to carry the blessing with dignity. Today one can’t tell the difference between worldly musical celebrities and man of GOD hence we have celebrities now endorsing men of GOD instead of the other way round.

 

Servant Bothwell Phiri

YOU ARE SALT : Part 3

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Mat 5:13 Ye are the salt of the earth: How does a poor man become salt? How does a man with no honour or respect get to the place where his saltiness can benefit others? That’s a mammoth task, but GOD has ordained that his people can be prosperous, but not be defined by prosperity. It is critical for our people to be wealthy and I’m amazed at poor preachers attacking the provisions of the covenant GOD gave to men from the beginning because of their religious upbringing. You are working right now not because you hate wealth, but would love to be wealthy.

Herewith why you need to be wealthy:


1-Wealth creates relationships.
Pro 19:4 Wealth maketh many friends; but the poor is separated from his neighbour.
2Ch 17:5 Therefore the LORD established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat presents; and he had riches and honour in abundance.


2-Wealth brings you before great man.
Pro 18:16 Aman’s gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.
Ecc 10:19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.
1Ki 10:10 And she gave the king an hundred and twenty talents of gold, and of spices very greatstore, and precious stones: there came no more such abundance of spices as these which the queen of Sheba gave to king Solomon.


3-Wealth makes you touch lives.
Zec 1:17 Cry yet, saying, Thus saith the LORD of hosts; My cities through prosperity shall yet be spread abroad; and the LORD shall yet comfort Zion, and shall yet choose Jerusalem.
1Ki 10:10 And she gave the king an hundred and twenty talents of gold, and of spices very greatstore, and precious stones: there came no more such abundance of spices as these which the queen of Sheba gave to king Solomon.
2Ch 31:10 And Azariah the chief priest of the house of Zadok answered him, and said, Since the people began to bring the offerings into the house of the LORD, we have had enough to eat, and have left plenty: for the LORD hath blessed his people; and that which is left is this greatstore

4-Wealth accomplishes great things.
2Ch 31:10 And Azariah the chief priest of the house of Zadok answered him, and said, Since the people began to bring the offerings into the house of the LORD, we have had enough to eat, and have left plenty: for the LORD hath blessed his people; and that which is left is this greatstore.
Pro 10:15 The rich man’s wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.


5-Wealth gives you influence.
Pro 10:15 The rich man’s wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.
Pro 14:24 The crown of the wise is their riches: but the foolishness of fools is folly.


6-Wealth is GODS original plan for you.
Psa 35:27 Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favour my righteous cause: yea, let them say continually, Let the LORD be magnified, which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.
Psa 122:7 Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.
Psa 105:37 He brought them forth also with silver and gold: and there was not one feeble person among their tribes.
Pro 10:22 The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.


7-Wealth enhances your testimony as GODS child.
2Ch 32:27 And Hezekiah had exceeding much riches and honour: and he made himself treasuries for silver, and for gold, and for precious stones, and for spices, and for shields, and for all manner of pleasant jewels;
Pro 13:22 A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
Pro 14:24 The crown of the wise is their riches: but the foolishness of fools is folly.


SO FROM TODAY I pray for you where ever you are that you will never be misled by spiritually bankrupt and financially broke ministers who want to cut short your life to financial fortune, yours is to be a life of abundance in Jesus Name. If that is you let me hear you holla Yeah hallelujah!!!

Servant Bothwell Phiri

 

 

 

YOU ARE SALT : Part 2

 

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Mat 5:13 Ye are the salt of the earth: Salt is very common and can be found almost everywhere hence its called table salt. The GAY issue has tried to be salt but will never be. Now gays try and desecrate the image of Jesus with various movies like jesus christ superstar and other movies out there. Its so bad that even the Republican party is caving in to the demands of a minority whilst they can’t guarantee the safety of African Americans or blacks in most european countries.

HEY you yes you are the salt of the world.
To be salt is to be needed. From today you shall be needed.
To be salt is to be flavour. I declare you are flavour.
To be salt is to be a preserver. From today you shall preserve life.
To be salt is to be medicine and you shall bring healing.


Everyone has the right to be whatever they want but don’t try and push it down my throat. I only preach the gospel I don’t force down anyone and so I don’t expect to have the gay issue be forced onto me. Now kids are taught that there are many forms of family. They can’t produce kids so they want to adopt from the lifestyle they hate. Its like black parents who hate whites wanting to adopt a white kid. Homosexuality according to the bible is sin and I’m not a fence sitter I believe the bible and that is the standard of my life.


Rom 1v24(CEV) So God let these people go their own way. They did what they wanted to do, and their filthy thoughts made them do shameful things with their bodies.
V25(CEV) They gave up the truth about God for a lie, and they worshiped God’s creation instead of God, who will be praised forever. Amen.
V26(CEV) God let them follow their own evil desires. Women no longer wanted to have sex in a natural way, and they did things with each other that were not natural.
V27(CEV) Men behaved in the same way. They stopped wanting to have sex with women and had strong desires for sex with other men. They did shameful things with each other, and what has happened to them is punishment for their foolish deeds.

Sodom was destroyed because of homosexuality New Orleans because of the Mardi Gras which is a celebration of the same. DO NOT BE DECEIVED GOD IS NOT MOCKED FOR WHATSOEVER A MAN SOWS THAT WILL HE ALSO REAP (Gal 5v6). Do I have any kingdom minded people out there who are willing to take a stand and not just like the article but say yes I’m here?

Servant Bothwell Phiri

YOU ARE SALT : Part 1

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Mat 5:13 Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.

Big egos and personal ministry building instead of Kingdom building has become the bane of our generation. You shall not allow your self to become that cheap. How do I become the solution instead of the problem?
1-Recognise that you are not the only person on earth. So don’t attack what other people do because that doesn’t make you better. If you know the answer you don’t communicate it by attacking others just tell them what the answer is.
2-Refuse to be part of a group but become part of the Kingdom. Salt doesn’t try to be sugar because it knows it has its own unique use. Only identify with a group if they are doing something good and not when they do wicked. Look at the different factions of political parties and how many have been left naked with no cover.
3-Never connect yourself to man of GOD who spends time telling you what is wrong with others or whose mindset is things other than Kingdom work. What you connect to you emulate, and what you emulate you become. So following a bitter person will also make you bitter.
4-Become so addicted to Jesus that other people’s errors become their personal collateral and not yours. I used to walk into worship services where people would be bored with the worship and I would be on cloud 9 because my worship was between me and GOD and no one else.


TO THOSE THAT HAVE BEEN HURT BY US PASTORS AND OTHER TITLES, if you stopped going to church you were not born again in the first place. If you are still carrying the hurt you need to find healing fast and if you are healed then it is so that you may help others. Forgive man of GOD they pretend to be infallible but they are just man I know that because I’m one. YOU ON THE OTHER HAND ARE SALT AND YOU MUST LET THAT SALT FLAVOUR THE WORLD, you are a one in a million and your place cant be filled by another. GOD values you and so must you. I declare that your life will never be the same after today `I decree that a new season of greatness is happening upon you right now, Power is on our side, GOD is on your side and you shall not fail.

Servant Bothwell Phiri

Prophetic Training School

PROPHETIC TRAINING SCHOOL
29 May to 2 June 2017 @ 5.30pm-7.30pm daily.

In this era when the Restoration of the Prophetic has been mixed with a lot that has nothing to do with this wonderful ministry, a lot of teaching is needed for us to avoid the current confusion over what is prophetic an what is fake.

THIS SEMINAR IS FOR:
1 – Pastors seeking to learn more about this ministry.
2 – Those with a calling to this ministry.
3 – Those seeking to learn more about this ministry.

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@How do I know what is truly prophetically from GOD and what is fake?
@I am called into the prophetic ministry but I don’t know how to have the calling activated.
@What is the difference between a person with a gift of prophecy and another who operates in the office of a prophet?
@What is the function of a prophet and how do I relate the prophetic in the modern era?
@What do i do with a prophecy given to me?
@Do I really have to pay someone to give me a word of prophecy?

 

These are some of the things we teach about in the school:
±We will interrogate personal prophecy and the parameters that define it.
±We will look at the function and operation of a true new testament biblical prophet.
±We study the 12 different streams of the prophetic and the differences of expression.
±We will also this year look at the function of prophetic tokens and their use in a biblical sense.
±We study GODS purpose for the Prophetic.
±We look at channels of prophecy. Is what we see today the only channel of prophecy?
±We consider the timings of GOD in the realm of the prophetic and study the 4Ws being the Word, the Will, the Watch and The Way.
±Hindrances to personal prophecy and how to prepare for your word.
±The 12 ways GOD communicates.
On the last day we will go though the practicals of actual prophesying over individuals so there is a live demonstration. We will also give time for the manifestation of the gifting by participants so as to bolster their confidence.

Visit River Store on our website and search for the Prophetic Training School Manual and purchase online via Telecash, Ecocash, Mastercard or VISA and you will receive your copy via email within 24hours after purchase.

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