Everybody is always picking on you, and all you want is loving advice to help you mature in Me! So now you finally come to the withdrawal stage because you think that no one understands your situation. The fact is I do and that’s exactly why I placed you in a place of love. Flesh will never and can never mature, it must die! That dying is a painful process. Flesh is always going to fight to stay alive, and some flesh will tear at your emotions until you are convinced you are the only one on the planet with your issue.
The truth is “there is no temptation enticing you that is not common to man: but I AM faithful, and will not allow you to be tempted above that you are able to stand; but will with that temptation also show you a way to overcome, so you are able to bear it,” 1 Corinthians 10:13. When your flesh wants to stay alive it will always pull from the carnal mind to give a logical reason for it to continue on. My kingdom does not operate on logic, but on truth. The flesh wants only logical advice that feeds it and keeps it alive. It’s logical to get even with someone that has hurt you! It’s logical to hate your enemies! It’s logical to horde when times are tough. It’s logical to do what comes naturally! But everything in the kingdom is supernatural and making nothing is logical.
Now let Me test and see how much flesh is alive in your life: You have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:  But I say, do not resist the evil attack: but whoever smacks you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also.  And if any man will take you to court, and take away your coat, let him have your shirt also.  And whosoever orders you to go a mile, lovingly go two miles with him.  Give to him that asks of you, and from him that borrows do not turn away.  Now friend, this will really test your flesh: You have heard and it has been said, You should love your neighbor, and hate your enemy and in the natural that’s logical.  But I say to you, nothing in My supernatural kingdom is logical, in My kingdom you love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you, Matthew 5:38-44. If your not born again this will be impossible for you, don’t even try!
However, if your born again and you are upset with even the thought of these rules of engagement, your flesh is alive and you need to work on killing it immediately! If you don’t, it’s going to kill you. Kill or be killed! Don’t you know if you live after the flesh, you will die: but if you through My Spirit will kill the deeds of the body, you will live in My kingdom, Romans 8:13. By resisting these rules of engagement you are trying to save your flesh life. Whosoever will save his selfish flesh life shall lose his Spiritual life: and whosoever will lose his fleshly life for My sake, will find his kingdom life, Matthew 16:25.
Some of you are fighting hard right now, because you don’t like what you heard, that you have no right to resent, or that your negative speech is guiding you to a horrible destiny. Stop and listen for once: This is very serious, stop fighting to save your flesh life, or your going to suddenly die! It’s just not worth it, because what are you profited, if you should gain the whole world, and lose your soul? Or what will you give in exchange for your soul? Matthew 16:26. My Spirit is trying to help you reach the prize I have for you! Stop fighting Him!
~ Jim Hammerle
|Jim Hammerle (1941-2017) began ministry working with David Wilkerson and Nicky Cruz, founding Teen Challenge Philadelphia. 6 times in the mission field pastoring a mission ship, 15 years with tv and radio, teaching, and preaching. As a retired businessman, Jim helped to feed widows and orphans in Uganda, helping Muslims find the Jesus who fed them. He became His banker and was privileged to give His money away, wherever He decided, so he also helping to build an orphanage in Haiti and investing in lives in the USA. Totally in love with his Lord, at age 73 he served in ministry at Victory Christian Church and lived every hour listening for his Heavenly Father’s voice. Jim passed away on May 23, 2017 to be with the LORD.|