Dear Partner and Friend,
It is my great joy to call you friend. Yes, we are friends for He has made us that. I am so overwhelmed with pure joy just knowing He is making such a difference in the meetings. People leave the meetings in exuberant joy knowing He is faithful in giving them back their lives. The power of God has been so strong lately; His prophetic word has been razor sharp as I have seen major deliverances.
Many have been set free. Needless to say that through His Spirit God caught many by surprise. The eye of His Spirit is super accurate, and He sets free in split seconds what man can never get done in many hours of counseling. He is mighty strong, and His love is like a fire that consumes the hearts of people.
There is no person that loves people as passionate as Jesus does. In John 11:38, Jesus came to the tomb of Lazarus. The Bible says He was groaning in the spirit. The word groaning tells us Jesus had deep feelings of anger when He heard of the death of Lazarus. I love this. Jesus had deep feelings of anger when He heard about the death of Lazarus.
What a revelation to know He cares so deeply for us. This is such good news to know. Jesus really cares when things go wrong in our lives. Yes, Jesus came to the tomb and asked the people to remove the stone they had put in front of the tomb. Jesus was so stirred that He asked for the stone to be removed. Yes, Jesus is about to reverse what the devil has put in motion. This is powerful.
REVERSE THE CURSE
Who can do such things? Who can arrive four days late at a tomb and reverse death? That person is Jesus. Jesus has enough deep feelings towards your losses that He can reverse the curse. I love this. You may say, like Martha did in John 11:39, if He had been here He could have and would have been alive. No, you are dead wrong. Jesus loves you so deeply and is in Holy anger for what the enemy has done to you. Jesus had deep feelings of anger towards the evil works of Satan. When we realize how He feels towards us, we can relax knowing He is about to reverse the curse.
He can bring back the dead even four days into the grave. At day number four, the flesh has already started to fall off the bones. It does not matter how far the process of decay has gone, Jesus can reverse it. Dear partner, we need to believe again in the impossible. Let us not make peace with our losses. Let us not settle for defeat. Let us not allow the landscape of our impossibilities dictate us. Jesus is Lord over death, and that settles it. I pray that these words will encourage you, my dear friend, and you will go back in your past and release His power.
REMOVE THE STONE
Remove stones you have put in place. This was the one thing He desired man to do all by himself. He did not remove it Himself. He demanded that it be removed. Stones at the grave speak of finality. Stones are the seal of man that says, I cannot do anything about this and have made peace with my losses. Remove all stones and allow Him to speak to your losses and bring forth a reverse for the better. There are so many things in life we have put in place because we simply had no other answer to the problem. Jesus is willing to reverse the curse if we are willing to remove our stones of unbelief.
LEGACY – A GLOBAL KINGDOM ALLIANCE
What and who is Legacy?
LEGACY is A Global Kingdom Alliance that exists to encourage authentic generational relationships through a culture of honor, empowering and releasing healthy servant leadership through gift-oriented ministry and Spirit-led living.
For several months, dear pastors have worked behind the scenes to birth a fresh Kingdom minded Alliance that will pioneer into the nations, empower the next generation and conquer the earth. You will soon be able to visit the new web site of Legacy – A Global Kingdom Alliance and find all necessary information for your convenience. The web site should be up and running by the beginning of April. You may save this web address in the meantime. It will be www.LegacyLLL.tv
“THE LAUNCH” LEGACY CONFERENCE – MAY 22 – MAY 24, 2013.
This conference will be called “The Launch” as it is the first official conference under this name. It promises to be a time of refreshing, vision casting and impartation. Some of the guest speakers are Bishop Joseph Garlington and Robert Stearns. Pastor David Thomas and I will also use two sessions Thursday morning to announce why Legacy will exist.
Special time is set apart to minister women. This info, as well as access to registration, will all be available on the new web site soon. Watch out for your Internet news to hear more about “The Launch”.
NEW TENT PLANTS
Let us never stop doing this. Every church we neglect to plant is a vacancy for Islam to come in and build a Mosque. This has become a challenge in Africa. Many Christians pay with their lives while I am writing this letter to you. Many churches in Central Africa have been burned down. Friends, this is a reality. Now is the time to expand our borders quickly as possible.
Africa is officially now the continent where the church grows the fastest. You probably hear the news that China has recently cracked down on home churches. It is my understanding that many died in this process. Let us not take our freedom for granted. The same spirit that would like to kill the church in third world nations is right here in the USA. There are those who would love to quiet down the voice of the church. Let us plant more, expand more and shout it from the rooftops that Jesus is Lord as long as we have a breath in our lungs. Thank you for your unending love for this Gospel of Jesus to be spread to the ends of the earth.
EXPLORING MORE NATIONS – REPPORT FROM PASTOR FRIKKIE SPIES
Dear Pastor Andre van Zyl
It is with great gratitude towards the Lord that we can report as follows regarding our recent evangelistic visit to Kenya.
Pastor Frans Human and I arrived on the 18th of February 2013 at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi Kenya, where we met with Bishop Benard Oduori of Ministerial Internal Fellowship of Africa (MIFA) a registered Church with 709 congregations and more than 17950 members, in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
Whilst we were the guests of this Ministry, we met with various Pastors, Leaders and Board Members. We also had the privilege of ministering in various regions in and around Kenya, where numerous salvations, healing and deliverances took place through the Power of the Holy Spirit, all the glory and honor to God.
When we met with the Pastors, Leaders and Board Members we explicitly told them we are the representatives of Pastor Andre van Zyl from America, and we see our visit as a long term spiritual investment in Africa. They were very excited and welcomed our future plans in this beautiful country.
During the last service we had, in a town called Busia, Western Kenya, Bishop Oduori told the Church that we (myself and Pastor Human) were unanimously appointed by the leadership and board members as respectively President and First Chancellor of MIFA, Africa.
The leadership of MIFA requested us to arrange a leadership conference and crusade during August 2013 in central Nairobi with the main speaker, Pastor Andre van Zyl. This will only be finalized once we have confirmed with Pastor Andre van Zyl.
Our scheduled visit to the Prime Minister did not materialized due to the forthcoming elections in Kenya on the 4th of March 2013.
We continue praying for the peace of Kenya and especially for the important role the Church plays in the governing of this great Christian Country in Central Africa.
Pastors Frikkie Spies and Frans Human
El-Shammah Ministries International
NUGGETS FOR MEN
The secret of success is to be like a duck – smooth and unruffled on the top, but paddling furiously underneath.
1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the Grace of God I am what I am, and His Grace toward me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all, yet not I, but the Grace of God which was with me.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another’s.
Matthew 12:35 A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things.
CD OF THE MONTH – REMOVE YOUR STONE
Have you given up on a challenge? Have you made peace with things that cannot be reversed? You may be wrong. Lazarus died, and when Jesus heard that, He was groaning. Groaning speaks of deep feelings with anger. Yes that’s it. Jesus had some deep angry feelings towards the death of Lazarus. He asked for the stone to be removed. The stone is the sign that man gave up. Martha argued that he has been dead for four days. That could not stop Jesus. NOTHING will stop Jesus from what you gave up upon- Nothing. Remove the stone of your negative confession and let the Super Natural kick in. It is about time that someone gets angry at what the devil has done. This CD is a must get CD. Make sure you share this with your friends.
Connected for such a time as this,
Pastor Andre van Zyl
GOOD NEWS TO THE NATIONS INC.