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Set Your House In Order

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Dwayne Lemon

Director of P.T.H. Ministries & Co-Director of Tekoa Missions

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  • March 1, 2014
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Let me say happy Sabbath to everyone, I’m very thankful to be here with you all, as we are 
here dealing with family life and talking about the home. Throughout the week from 
Thursday night we've been connecting. We’ve been looking at Bible prophecy and seeing 
how Bible prophecy presents a very thorough platform even an impetus, a stimulus to why 
we need to get our homes in order. I believe that there will be no exception as it relates to 
what God wants to share with us even this afternoon. 
In order for us to receive what the Lord wants to give it is imperative that God gives us ears 
to hear, this does not come naturally. As a result of that, we cannot obtain it by might or by 
might or by power but only by God’s Spirit. The Bible teaches that God’s Spirit does not 
come by default, the Bible teaches us in Luke 11:13  
[Lk 11:13 If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the 
Holy Spirit to them that ask him?]  
that the same way that our earthly father wants to give good gifts unto his children it says 
even so how much more shall our heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask 
Him? You know that asking is synonymous to prayer, so we want to have ears to hear what 
the Spirit wants to say to the church this afternoon, then we need to take a moment for 
prayer.  Even though I know it's fairly crowded in here, I believe that if there is enough 
room, that if we can lets kneel together as we approach the Lord in prayer and if you can't 
kneel, then bow your heads where you are reverently, but if you can kneel, let's kneel 
together and let us approach the Lord in prayer at this time.
Our loving Father, we are very grateful that you have privileged us to come together even 
the house of prayer where there is healing, that we can hear your Spirit speak unto our 
hearts and show us how to be a people prepared to meet our God. Father we recognize 
that we have sinned against you in words thoughts and deeds and for these things we beg 
of your forgiveness. We are so grateful that you are abundant in mercy. Your word tells us 
that you even love to be merciful to us. So Lord I praise you and thank you so much that we 
can claim the mercy of God if we come to Thee in faith, therefore dear God, I now ask not 
only for the forgiveness of our sins but we ask for power. Lord what we ask to take place 
during this hour cannot be done by simple might or power it can only be done by your Spirit. 
So we ask for the presence of your Holy Spirit to come into our hearts, not just the building 
but our hearts and that you would grant us the mind of Christ that we will be able to hear 
your words and not only hear them but be doers of your word. I am grateful that you have 
heard this prayer, and Lord, while on others you're going to bless this afternoon, I pray 
please do not pass me by. I am asking for fresh revelation of Jesus Christ for myself. I'm 
asking that you will help me to get a clearer understanding of your word even as I speak it 
to your people. I thank you that you have heard this prayer I trust you have answered it for I 
ask it in Jesus name, amen. 
     I would like to invite you to turn your Bibles to the book of Revelation 13.  We are going 
to read Revelation 13:1-3 and then we are going to read verses 11-17. The Bible says 
starting in Revelation 13:1 Rev 13:1 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having 
seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy. Rev 13:2 And the beast which I 
saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him 
his power, and his seat, and great authority. Rev 13:.3 And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound 
was healed: and [in how much of the world? It says all] all the world wondered after the beast.
Rev 13:11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon. Rev 13:12 And 
he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first 
beast, whose deadly wound was healed. Rev 13:13 And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the 
earth in the sight of men, Rev 13:14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do 
in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound 
by a sword, and did live. Rev 13:15 And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both 
speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed. Rev 13:16 And he causeth all, both small 
and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: Rev 13:17 And that no man might buy 
or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
I've entitled our message Set Your House In Order.  In Revelation 13 we have open before 
us what is known as prophetic agitations, prophetic agitations and though the Bible is 
replete with many prophetic agitations, the reason why Revelation 13 is very significant to 
us is because in Revelation 13 the Bible reveals to us what is known as the last act in the 
drama. It is the very last efforts of Satan in playing the game of life for human beings. He is 
going to impress upon the hearts of the world at large something that the Bible calls the 
mark of the beast. 
Now God wanted to warn the people. You know, Jesus always believed in warnings, Jesus 
always believe that's why one of the words that would come out of Jesus often is He would 
say take heed. Any time Christ would use those two words, take heed, that was Jesus’ way 
of saying I'm warning you, pay attention; therefore, it is in the manner of Christ that I 
come to God 's people even today and I'm telling God 's people take heed. We need to set 
our houses in order brothers and sisters, because we living in very serious and very solemn 
times. The Bible is letting us know that there are things that are taking place and have been 
taking place for a long time in our world, perhaps even before many of us in this room were 
born, but it is about to reach its climax. When it gets to the height of heights of what the 
prophetic agitations are pointing out to us there are to be some very serious ramifications, 
you just read it. The Bible just said that if any man does not worship the image of the beast 
and receive his mark, that they’ll be killed. It says that their buying and selling privileges will 
be removed from them and this is not a fairytale this is prophetic truth. This is why God is 
not raising up churches just simply to join hands and sing Kum by ya with every other 
denominations and let them know that Jesus simply loves them. Brothers and sisters, Jesus 
does love us and he loves us enough to tell us the truth, because he knows that truth has a 
very powerful effect.
Go to the book of John 8th chapter and let me show you the affect. You see all of what we're 
reading and Revelation 13 is simply Satan’s last act in the drama to keep God's people in a 
certain experience and I want you to see how the Bible brings them both out as we look at 
John 8:32-34
Jn 8:32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth [and the truth is going to do something, it has an effect, 
what is the effect? Truth makes people free] shall make you free. Jn 8:33 [notice in verse 33 the Jews 
missed it and they show it here because it says] They answered him, We be Abraham's seed, and were never 
in bondage to any man: how sayest thou, Ye shall be made free? [so Jesus now clarifies the point even more 
by stating] Jn 8:34 Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.
Brothers and sisters it's very simple, the mark of the beast is about keeping and securing 
God 's people in sin, that is what the mark of the beast is all about. It’s Satan’s last effort to 
secure God’s people in sin. Christ wants to get the message of truth because truth is the 
only thing that can break the bondage of sin. This is why truth is imperative in these very 
last moments of earth’s history, not lies. 
[1Jn 2:21 I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth.] 
We read in 1 John 2:21 we learn no lie is of the truth. No lie, it doesn’t matter if the lie is 
white, it doesn’t matter if it’s black, it doesn't matter if it is something that we call innocent or 
something that we call horrible. There is no lie that is connected to Jesus, all lies are birthed 
from the heart of Satan. We learned that last night in John 8:44
[Jn 8:44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in 
the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for is a liar, and the father he of it.] 
is the father of lies so there's no lie that we can ever tell, and that’s why all ministers should 
come before God’s people not to give lies but to tell the truth. Brothers and sisters, I’m here 
to tell you the truth. I'm here to let you know that something very serious is getting ready to 
take place in our world, and God desires us to receive the truth because when we receive 
the truth the effect is it makes us free from this last act to keep us in the bondage of sin and 
therefore, I believe it is imperative for us to study prophetic agitations. You see it was in that 
wonderful little book called Daniel, go to the book of Daniel 2, it was in Daniel 2 in 
fundamental Adventism, fundamental prophecy 101 if you will, that Daniel was explaining a 
vision that Nebuchadnezzar saw. As Daniel was explaining this vision, I want you to see 
what the Bible brings out to us because we’re going to look at eternity past, then we’re 
going to look at eternity in the future, and we’re going to see where we are right now. God is 
going to help us understand what's going on in our world. 
I’m about to show you some startling things, I want to make it as clear as day where we are 
in prophecy right now because I believe that the more that we understand that it is going to 
help motivate us to set our houses in order. The Bible says in Daniel 2, it was when Daniel 
was explaining prophecy and Daniel was explaining to Nebuchadnezzar this image that he 
saw and here it is that the Bible lets us know in Daniel 2 and he started to go down this 
image and I want to see what he says in Daniel 2:37-44 it says:
Dan 2:37 Thou, O king, art a king of kings: for the God of heaven hath given thee a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory. Dan 2:38 And 
wheresoever the children of men dwell, the beasts of the field and the fowls of the heaven hath he given into thine hand, and hath 
made thee ruler over them all. Thou art this head of gold. Dan 2:39 And after thee shall arise another kingdom inferior to thee, and 
another third kingdom of brass, which shall bear rule over all the earth. Dan 2:40 And the fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron: 
forasmuch as iron breaketh in pieces and subdueth all things: and as iron that breaketh all these, shall it break in pieces and bruise. 
Dan 2:41 And whereas thou sawest the feet and toes, part of potters' clay, and part of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; but there shall 
be in it of the strength of the iron, forasmuch as thou sawest the iron mixed with miry clay. Dan 2:42 And as the toes of the feet were part 
of iron, and part of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken. Now watch carefully Dan 2:43 And whereas 
thou sawest iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mingle themselves with the seed of men: but they shall not cleave one to another, 
even as iron is not mixed with clay. Dan 2:44 And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never 
be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it 
shall stand for ever.
Here it is that literally the Bible is showing us the past, present and future all in these few 
verses that we just read there was an image that Nebuchadnezzar saw, and in this image it 
was made up of several metals. Now he Daniel, here in Daniel 2 is simply telling us; okay 
you are the head of gold, but then he describes some other elements but he doesn't really 
tell us who they are, not this verse, not in Chapter 2 but later on in Daniel 7, later on in 
Daniel 8 and of course in Daniel 11, we start to get more clearer pictures of who these 
kingdoms represent. So therefore, I believe that we should be able to fly through this very 
well considering that this prophecy 101. 
When we think of a head of gold what kingdom comes to mind? Babylon, very good; 
Obviously after Babylon there was the arms and breast of silver, what did that represent? 
That represented Medo-Persia; Then of course there was the belly and thighs of brass 
and what did that represent? Greece, that represented Greece; Then of course there were 
the legs of iron. What did the legs of iron represent? It represented Rome. 
Then of course there were the feet of iron and clay, what did that represent? …. 100% of 
the time, 100% of the time, whenever I go through this simple little chart it seems as if when 
I say head of gold, almost in harmony everybody says Babylon. When I say arms of Silver 
they say Medo-Persia, Belly and Thigh – Greece, Legs of Iron – Rome, feet of iron and clay 
– mutter, mutter, mutter, mutter. We all the sudden sound like the mixed multitude. We don’t 
have an understanding of the feet of iron and clay. 
Do you know what the iron and clay represent, to me this is very significant, because what 
kingdom comes after the feet of iron and clay? It is God’s kingdom, so this means that the 
feet of iron and clay should be something that we should be seeing agitated right in our day 
before the Lord comes and sets up his kingdom, is that right?  It becomes imperative that 
we properly understand, what do the feet of iron and clay represent? Do you want to know 
what the iron and clay represents? It represents the combining of church and state oh 
yes, I love your faces, I love it, they look and say, really, really, is that true? Yes it is, and it’s 
very simple if you would think about it lets highlight the feet of iron and clay. 
If you look at the feet of iron and clay more closely what’s really the new element in the 
feet? Is it the iron? No, it’s the clay so remember so that means that when we think of the 
iron we’re already looking at Rome which was a political or state power, is that right? So 
Rome was already a state power, so the new element is the clay. The clay, all we have to 
do is search the scriptures to find out what the clay represents prophetically in the Bible 
and when you look at it notice the clay if you were to study Jeremiah 18:4-6, 
[Jer 18:4 And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter: so he made it again another vessel, as seemed 
good to the potter to make it.  Jer 18:5 Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying,  Jer 18:6 O house of Israel, cannot I do with you as 
this potter? saith the LORD. Behold, as the clay is in the potter's hand, so are ye in mine hand, O house of Israel. ] 
and if you were to study Isaiah 64:8 
[Is 64:8 But now, O LORD, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand.]
clay represents church, it represents God’s people so as a result of that, when you see 
the feet mixed with iron and clay we are seeing a combining of church and state. So the 
Bible was prophetically letting you and I know that in the very last moments of earth’s 
history, we are once again going to see the agitations of church and state coming together. 
This was to be a harbinger this was the open our eyes and help us to see where we are in 
time, because the more that you understand where you are in time is the more you know 
exactly what to do. The reason why we have so much confusion both in the world and in the 
church today, is because the world and the church are filled with people that have no idea 
what time it is. As a result of that we do not know exactly what to do, so God wants to wake 
us up and stimulate us so we can realize it is time to set our houses in order. Therefore the 
Bible lets us know the prophetic agitations very, very clearly. 
Because of this one of the things we learn is that obviously Rome is going to play a very 
strong role in last day events, is that right? Rome is obviously going to play a very strong 
role because iron continues all the way up until the second coming. That brings us back to 
Revelation 13, turn back there. We’re studying, is that alright? Let’s go back to look more 
carefully now at Revelation 13. It was in Revelation 13 that John the Revelator right there in 
verse one says: [Rev 13:1 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads 
and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.]
I saw this beast coming up out of the [sea] and he had seven heads and ten horns and all 
these different things. Here it is that this is none other than the description of Rome, and the 
reason we know it is because in Revelation 13:2 [Rev 13:2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and 
his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and 
great authority.] first it says he was like a leopard now what did the leopard represent? It 
represented Greece, and then it had feet like a bear, now what did the bear represent? 
Medo Persia, and then it had the mouth of a lion, what did the lion represent? Babylon. So 
think about it, when Daniel was living in the time of Babylon, he is seeing into the future and 
he's living in the time of the head of gold he is living in the time of the lion; then he sees a 
bear - Medo Persia; then he sees a leopard that was Greece, then he sees an non-descript 
beast, in other words the fourth beast was so ugly and so ferocious that God could not find 
an animal to equate it to.  The only thing God could say in Daniel 7 was it was a great and 
terrible beast. 
Now Daniel is living in the time of Babylon and he's seeing Medo Persia, he’s seeing 
Greece and he’s seeing Rome, future tense; John the Revelator, what time period is he 
living in? He is living in the time of Rome, the great and terrible beast. So John says I see 
this sea beast and he’s like a leopard- Greece, feet of a bear- Medo Persia, mouth of a lion-
Babylon. 
So Daniel was looking into the future, John was looking from the past and connecting 
the prophecies. Are you following so far? 
So John is looking at Rome and what did it say in Revelation 13:3? It says 
Rev 13:3 And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: [and when his wound 
was healed what would be the fruit?] and all the world wondered after the beast.
Now my question is very simple, are we there yet? Are we there yet? In other words do you 
believe that the deadly wound was healed? You believe the wound was healed aye? Okay, 
well then let’s look at Revelation 13:2, look what the Bible says:
Rev 13:2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a 
lion: and the dragon gave him three things his power, and his seat, and great authority.
Now who is the dragon? The dragon is Satan. 
Now you go to Revelation 12:8-9 the Bible is very clear, it says the dragon is Satan. 
[Rev 12:8 And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. Rev 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old 
serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast 
out with him.] 
So Satan gave Rome its power. Don’t lose that, oh don’t lose that, I’m about to show you 
something, don’t you dare lose that point. So Satan literally gave Rome its power. When I 
say Rome, I’m not talking about a country, I’m talking about the Roman Catholic Church. I 
want you to listen carefully to what I’m saying, I’m talking about the papacy. Now watch this, 
it says the dragon gave him 3 things in verse 2, he gave him power, what else? seat and 
great authority. 
Rev13:2 …and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.
Now when Rome had power, seat and great authority was it a world dominating power? Yes 
it was, now watch this. How was Rome a world dominating power? It had to have two 
things. What do you think Rome had to have? It had to have the combining of church and 
state. When Rome was able to combine church and state it was able to do something. Go 
to Revelation 12:13 and look at what it says it was able to do as a result of having power, 
seat and great authority, the combining of church and state, on its behalf. Look at what it 
says in Revelation 12:13 Rev 12:13 And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, [he did what to the 
woman?] he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child.
Rome had power to persecute the church. Through the combining of church and state 
Rome had the power to persecute the church of God. Now again I ask you the question, 
prophetically the Bible definitely says that he suffered a wound and it says that the would 
will be healed. But if the wound is healed, look at my arm carefully, this is going to be the 
sign that I have a healthy arm, the fact that I can do this. Now here’s the question. One day 
Dwayne Lemon breaks his arm, what do you think would be the clearest sign that my 
wound is healed? When I can do this again with this arm, you understand, do you see how 
sensible you are? 
Now watch, when Rome was healthy, it had power, seat, and great authority through the 
combining of church and state, and it became a what kind of power to God’s church? A 
persecuting power. Question. Is Rome back at this state yet? No it is not because if it was, 
you’d know about it. You understand? So the wound has begun its healing process, but 
the wound is not fully healed. So when this wound gets healed there’s a doctor that’s in 
the picture.  The doctor that’s in the picture was Revelation 13:11. You saw it, it was none 
other than that second beast, the second beast which is none other than the United States 
of America, if anybody needs some Bible proofs for that, you see me after the meeting, but 
the United States of America is going to play a very key role in bringing everybody back to 
Rome. Look back at verse 12. I want you to think about it. It’s a solemn thought to me as an 
American, to think that the whole prophetic role of the United States of America is to bring 
everybody back to the papacy. Notice what the Bible says in Revelation 13:11-12, look at it, 
it’s right there, this is it. It says: Rev 13.11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like 
a lamb, and he spake as a dragon. Rev 13.12 And he exerciseth how much power? all the power of the first beast
wait a minute if the first beast has power, seat, and great authority in combining of church 
and state it says the second beast is now going to be exercising how much power? All. So 
that means the second beast is also going to have power, seat, and great authority and is 
going to exercise the combining of church and state. Now watch what it says, it says it 
exercises all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth” the word cause means force “and 
causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to do something, what are they going to do? worship the first 
beast, whose deadly wound was healed. Can you imagine that? The whole role of the second beast is 
to bring everybody back to worship the first beast. I want you to think about that brothers 
and sisters, that’s solemn. So when I think about prophetically, where we are in time, we are 
at the very closing scenes, you want to know why? Because something very amazing 
happened last year, just last year. I’m really fast forwarding past a lot of prophetic agitations 
because I want to get to some key points. 
Just last year a major move took place in Rome. And that move was that all of the sudden 
for the first time, we haven’t seen this before, here it is that you have a pope, a pope 
normally stays in office until he dies. But all of the sudden Pope Ratzinger, some things go 
wrong with his health, and next thing you know he steps down and a new man comes up on 
the scene, his name is Pope Francis. Now brothers and sisters when Pope Francis came on 
the scene do you realize he took the world by storm? He took the whole world by storm. 
Why? Because brothers and sisters it was very simple, the first thing they did was they 
offered him the pope mobile. That was one of the first efforts that they made. They said why 
don’t you go ahead and take the pope mobile. That way you can have a way of traveling like 
all the other popes. He says “no I don’t want that, just let me go ahead and take the bus like 
the common people”. So when he did that the world was amazed, they were saying “how in 
the world is it, that a pope would take the bus?” because it made two statements. 
Number 1. It showed he was fearless of death, because there are some people that don’t 
like the pope and therefore he knew he was putting his life at risk but that didn’t bother him. 
But then the second thing is it also made an incredible statement of humility. It made a 
powerful statement of humility. People were able to say ‘my word look at this’. The reason 
that I’m pointing these things out is because this is always how prophecy was to be taught. 
We are to teach prophecy and connect it with current events to make it real, so therefore 
this is all that I’m doing. We just went thorough Revelation 13, we saw Daniel 2 and the 
Bible makes it clear Rome is going to play its part all the way through the end. So now we’re 
looking at the agitations, we’re watching the efforts of the combining of church and state 
coming together. And we just want to see, where are we in time? 
So now here we are, first thing, he humbles himself and says ‘nah I’ll just take the bus with 
everybody else’. 
Well then the next thing came into the picture, the next thing was, they said well, we’re 
going to go ahead and give you the plush room that all the popes are allowed to have to 
rest and relax in. He said ‘no, no, no let me just get a humble little hotel apartment’. And 
when he took that little humble hotel apartment, again people were amazed they said ‘how 
could it be that this man would take a hotel apartment when he has an opportunity to have 
the most plush and beautiful rooms that every pope is allowed to have’. 
Do you know that popes are more important even than kings? Do you know that kings bow 
down to popes and popes never bow down to kings? So here it is this man is more 
important than kings and presidents and here it is he wants to take a humble little 
apartment? This is blowing people’s minds, so they’re looking at it and saying “how could 
this be?” and it was funny because when he went to stay in a hotel room, do you know what 
he went to do? He went to pay for it. He wanted to go ahead and pay for his room. You 
know he wanted to be a faithful patron. Here it is when he went to pay for his room the clerk 
said, ‘Pope, you don’t need to pay for the room, you own the building.”  Here it is that he 
says, no, no, no, no, no treat me like a common man, I want to pay for my room just like 
anybody else’. So again the world is amazed, they’re saying, ‘man look at this man, he is 
demonstrating such a tremendous point of humility and then it went even further than that 
brothers and sisters. Because one day he found himself in a prison house and when he was 
in that prison house he was with a whole bunch of juvenile criminals and when he went 
there, he didn’t go there to tell them how wicked they were, he went there to wash their feet. 
He went there to go ahead and do communion on each of them. 
Now in the Seventh-day Adventist church we actually believe in foot washing too, is that 
right? Amen! We know that foot washing was one of the demonstrations of humility. is that 
right? So I want you to notice that he's making a tremendous effort right in the jump, the 
beginning of his work to help us see how humble a man he is.
Now the reason why this becomes important to me, is because he went further than many 
of us would. How many of us have ever washed feet? How many of us have ever washed 
someone’s feet? Have you ever washed someone’s feet before? Well here’s my question, 
after you’ve washed the feet did you do this? Eeew no!!! You see it was after he washed 
their feet, one by one, he took it up and he put his lips to their feet. 
When is the last time you did that at communion? 
Some of us would say ‘I would never do that’ but here it is that he is so inconsiderate of 
himself that he says ‘listen, I don’t even care about myself I want to demonstrate to these 
young people that I love them, and therefore after he washed their feet, he picked it up and 
he kissed their feet one by one’. Brothers and sisters the world is taken by storm. They are 
looking and they are woooonndering, and they’re saying ‘look at this, I have never seen 
such humility’. Now the reason why this becomes important is, one day I was on an airplane 
coming from a meeting. and as I was coming from the meeting I’m just sitting on my plane 
and I am praying and I’m saying “Father, what is it about this man?” 
What was the thing that stood out most about Pope Francis when he took his office? What’s 
the first thing that stood out? He was a Jesuit. The first Jesuit pope, you’ve never heard of 
that before, first Jesuit pope. Now if I asked average individuals today, if I asked “do you 
know what a Jesuit is?” Most people don’t even know what a Jesuit is. So here it is that I’m 
sitting down and I’m thinking to myself “what is it about this position in this office?” and here 
it is, the next thing you know, God led my mind to a precious little book. You know what that 
precious little book is called? It’s precious, this precious little book is called The Great 
Controversy. When I picked up that little book called The Great Controversy, God’s Spirit 
led me to page 234 and I want you to see what it says. It says in The Great Controversy 
234 it says “Throughout Christendom,” now watch to these words carefully, time is almost 
finished, it says: 
“Throughout Christendom, Protestantism was menaced by formidable foes. it says, The first triumphs of the Reformation past, 
Rome summoned new forces, hoping to accomplish its destruction. At this time the order of the Jesuits was created, it says, 
the most cruel, unscrupulous, and powerful of all the champions of popery. ... {GC 234} 
So literally what happened was, in our history the erection of the Jesuit order came into 
existence for the supreme and sole purpose to crush out Protestantism. I want you to think 
about that, that was the supreme purpose of the Jesuit order, crush out Protestantism. Now 
watch this it says next:
There was no crime too great for them to commit, no deception too base for them to practice, no disguise too difficult for them to 
assume. Now watch the description here saints it says: Vowed to perpetual poverty and what else? 
humility, so they will vowed to humility. Notice what the end result of the vow was, it says they 
were Vowed to perpetual poverty and it was their studied aim to secure wealth and power, to be devoted to the overthrow of 
Protestantism, and the re-establishment of the papal supremacy. {GC 234}
So there is a plan that is being worked. You see this is why, in the Bible you will always find 
that whenever God's people were going through a crisis, or coming up to a crisis you know 
what God would always do? He would raise up a prophet. God knew that that crisis was 
coming when the flood was going to come and God said ‘I’m going to raise up a prophet 
called Noah’. God knew that a crisis was coming to his people and he wanted to instruct 
them and show them how to get ready to go through that Babylonian captivity and God said 
‘I’m going to raise up a prophet by the name of Jeremiah’. God would always raise up 
prophets whenever his people were about to go through a crisis. Brothers and sisters there 
is a crisis coming. It’s not just a crisis, it’s the last act in the drama, it’s the final crisis and 
you know what God did? God says ‘I love my people so much that once again I’m going to 
be the same yesterday, today and forever and I’m going to raise up a prophet. And God 
raised up a prophet and in the writings of this prophet we are getting behind-the-scene 
pictures. We are able to see what the average mind and the average eye can’t see. Woe be 
unto the Seventh-day Adventist that says they don’t want to listen to the prophet. We have 
no idea what we’re saying when we say ‘oh get rid of Ellen White, we don’t want to hear 
from her’. Brothers and sisters you are preparing for the mark of the beast. We are told in 
3rd Selected Messages page 84 
One thing is certain: Those Seventh-day Adventists who take their stand under Satan’s banner will first give up their faith in the 
warnings and reproofs contained in the Testimonies of God’s Spirit. {3SM 84 (1903)}
So whenever you hear someone say ‘I don’t want to hear what Ellen White says’ and all 
these other things, you pray for them, because those individuals are preparing to join under 
Satan’s banner and they don’t even see it. It is love that motivated God to give us a prophet. 
It was love that motivated God to say ‘I need to give my people behind-the-scenes 
information.’ And we're getting it because the world right now is startled and I’m going to 
show you, watch. We’re told all of this is being done, all of this false humility, all this false 
pretense of poverty in lowliness, all of it is a trick and a trap and a disguise, so that we don’t 
discern what the trap and the plan that is really taking place. Protestantism is about to be 
overthrown and brothers and sisters I'm going to take you just as early as just a week ago, 
I'm going to bring you that close up to prophecy. I’m going to show you what just happened 
a week ago to show their plan is in full action, and it is for these reasons that God says ‘set 
your house in order’. Well here it is that we’re seeing thus far. Overthrow of Protestantism, 
and the reestablishment of the Papal Supremacy, right? Now watch this one, when I read 
this next point here, I lie to you not, my hands trembled in the airplane. My hands literally 
trembled in the airplane. I said ‘Lord, have mercy’ because I’m watching all these events 
that he is doing and I’m saying ‘where is all this leading to?’ and look at what it says next.  
“When appearing as members of their order, they wore a garb of sanctity, visiting prisons and hospitals, ministering to the sick 
and the poor, professing to have renounced the world, and bearing the sacred name of Jesus, who went about doing good. But 
under this blameless exterior the most criminal and deadly purposes were often concealed.  {GC88 235}
Brothers and sisters we have to understand, we have a prophet in Israel. God wanted us to 
understand what was happening right now so we can know what to do. So here it is we’re 
watching all these things and notice what it says next, it says: 
The Jesuits rapidly spread themselves over Europe, and wherever they went, there followed a revival of popery.
And you know why I believe there is a revival of popery going on right now here in 
American? You know why I know for a fact that there’s is a revival of popery going on right 
now, and that the Jesuit are right now accomplishing their goal, is because if they weren’t 
how do you explain that, Time Magazine, person of the year?
Brothers and sisters, the only way you can get your face on Time Magazine is you cannot 
be unimportant, you have to be seriously important. And he became Time Magazines 
person of the year. Everybody’s looking at him and everybody’s wondering at him. They are 
saying to him oh, look how wonderful and how great he is and here’s where it all starts to tie 
in. He’s now person of the year, he has tremendous influence. People look at him and they 
say he is the Barack Obama of the Roman Catholic Church. 
When you look at Barack Obama, President Obama, he is a man with great charisma, a 
man with great tact, he’s a wonderful orator he knows how to speak wonderfully, and all of 
these great things. He has many talents skills and abilities and he knows how to reach the 
hearts of every class, from the youth to the adults. He is a people person. You can say what 
you want about him but it’s the truth, he is a people person. He knows how to win hearts. 
Pope Francis is the same way. He knows how to win hearts. Everybody looked at Pope 
Ratzinger and Pope Ratzinger had a nickname, his nickname was God’s Rottweiler. That 
was his nickname, not what we’re calling him, that was his nickname, literally. He was 
known as God’s Rottweiler. He was the one that was very strong and very forthright and as 
a result of that many people could not find relatability with him. 
But when it came to Pope Francis they said ‘man, he’s so relatable, he’s such a wonderful 
person, he’s such a kind, loving man and here it is that once he was able to win and gain 
the favor of the people, he started setting up his next plan. 
His next plan involved another man, and this man, Bishop Tony Palmer. Bishop Tony 
Palmer is a very interesting individual and you’ll see who he is in just a moment because 
Bishop Tony Palmer was an individual who was a very good friend with a major evangelical 
by the name of Kenneth Copeland. These individuals are very good friends, they’ve known 
each other over 20 years. What happened was Bishop Tony Palmer was privileged to come 
to an evangelical conference filled with Pentecostal and charismatic pastors. And what 
happened was they all came together and Dr Copeland said go ahead and let Bishop Tony 
Palmer come to fulfill his agenda. Now Bishop Tony Palmer is not just a good friend of 
Kenneth Copeland, he is also a very good friend of and Pope Francis. Pope Francis sent 
him a message that he wanted to give to the world of Christendom. You see, go back to 
Revelation 13 look carefully what the Bible shows. These things in Revelation 13 cannot 
come to pass except these prophetic harbingers take place first. So notice what the Bible 
says in Revelation 13:12 again look at verse 12 carefully. It says:
Rev 13.12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship 
the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.
So we know that have to be an effort of combining of church and state because the issue of 
worship is going to be on the table. Do you understand? So get this out of your head that 
the mark of the beast is a barcode, it is not a barcode, it cannot be a barcode. Why? 
Because this is an issue of worship, worship, it is going to be forced worship. So as a result 
of that you and I have to start saying ‘Well how in the world could they force us to worship 
when we have religious liberty? 
So do you understand what the Bible is prophetically is telling us? It is telling us that a time 
is going to come that enough agitations are going to take place in our world that it's going to 
e-lim-in-ate our religious liberties. I'm wondering how is Satan going to pull it off? I wanted 
to find out, how is he going to get America to a point that it would begin to relinquish the 
religious liberties. Well, one of the first things that has to happen is that the churches have 
to unite. So when Bishop Tony Palmer was sent by Pope Francis, he was sent on a 
mission. What was his mission? His mission was to tell everybody Luther’s protest is over. 
And then he asked the question ‘Is yours?’ He literally came into the date he came into the 
scene was February 2014, this is where this big meeting took place, it was an ecumenical 
meeting. And he came there together and he said, ladies and gentlemen, the Roman 
Catholic Church no longer believes in salvation by works, we believe the same thing that 
Luther believed, so they profess. I think they need to read the 95 thesis all over again, but 
they profess, oh we believe in justification by faith just like Luther did therefore Luther’s 
protest is over, and then he asked, ‘is your protest over?’ Do you know what they are trying 
to do? They are trying to eliminate Protestantism. Wait a minute, what was the reason for 
the Jesuit order? To crush out Protestantism.
He has come on a mission to do just that and you know what he must be working pretty 
good. You know why? Because after he finished presenting, and he played the little video 
clip of Pope Francis, he says “I am nostalgically yearning that this separation,” talking about 
Protestant and Catholics, he says “that this separation comes to end and gives us 
communion.” This is what he was saying, that this is what I want, I want this separation. 
They are literally calling everybody to become Catholics. You’ve got to watch the video 
saints, it’s on utube, it is so accessible right now and when you watch this thing you just 
type in “utube Kenneth Copeland, you type in Bishop Tony Palmer this stuff will just pop-up 
and you can watch the whole thing for yourself. He literally said the protest is over and there 
is no relevance to the Protestant movement. He says we are all Catholics, he says take 
back what is yours. So this is the message, so literally we are watching Revelation 13 
unfolding right before our very eyes. God’s message is “Set Your House in Order” set your 
house in order. It was after this whole presentation I was wondering what is brother 
Copeland going to say? Notice what he said, he said “heaven is thrilled over this”. That was 
his exact words, “heaven is thrilled over this”. So think about it, do you understand that this 
man is not a nobody. This man is a major somebody in evangelical Christianity. He's right 
up there with the TD Jakes’ and the Joyce Myer’s and all the other individuals who make up 
the big names in evangelical Christianity, and here it is that he said “heaven is thrilled over 
this”. 
And you know when I saw this, think about it, Rome and the apostate Protestants are all 
coming together and then all of a sudden God says “do you remember?” and I said “oh yes, 
I remember Lord.” What did God say? “When the leading churches of the United States, 
uniting upon such points of doctrine as are held by them in common, shall influence the state to 
enforce their decrees and to sustain their institutions, then Protestant America will have formed 
an image of the Roman hierarchy, and the infliction of civil penalties upon dissenters will 
inevitably result. {GC 445.1}
God is literally showing us what is happening, what's unfolding as we are studying Daniel 2, 
as we looking at Revelation 13, as we’re watching the current events, and we’re seeing all 
these things unfold. This is why we need to understand where this is all leading to. All of this 
amalgamation, all this so-called unity, where is all of this leading to? 
It goes back to an old statement, you see, Rome has not changed. The problem is apostate 
Protestantism has changed. All Protestantism has changed into apostate Protestantism, but 
Rome has not changed, you see Rome said a long time ago. They said “Sunday is our mark 
of authority.” Now I want you to think about it, Rome is the beast and Sunday is their mark. 
So we have the mark of the beast, and it said ‘Sunday is our mark of authority, the church 
is above the Bible, and this transfers the Sabbath observance as proof of that fact.’ 
That’s why I always, respectfully let everybody know that if there is anybody here and under 
the sound of my voice, and you observe Sunday as the Lords day, you are not following 
what the Bible says, you are following what Rome says, and maybe therefore you are a 
Catholic.  But God wants to make it clear that you don’t have to be, you can be a true 
Protestant in the Spirit of Jesus, and you can say Protestants believe sola scriptoria the 
Bible and the Bible only is our rule of faith. And there is no way that you can study the Bible 
and end up observing Sunday as the Lord’s Day. 
The Bible makes it very clear in Isaiah 58 that the Sabbath is God’s Day. 
[Is 58:13 If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of 
the LORD, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own 
words:  Is 58:14 Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee 
with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.]
That’s clear, so therefore Rome makes it clear, “this is our effort” and therefore when I 
looked at this, that's why this article didn't surprise me, it was in April 26, 2013, New York 
Times. Notice what is stated “Responding to the question, “Do we need to rediscover the meaning of leisure?” Pope 
Francis replies: “Together with a culture of work, there must be a culture of leisure as [well as] gratification. To put it another way: 
people who work must take the time to relax, to be with their families, to enjoy themselves, read, listen to music, play a sport. But 
this is being destroyed, a large part, by the elimination of the Sabbath rest day.”  
So notice what he is highlighting, he is talking about the importance of leisure, he is talking 
about the importance of family time. But he is saying all of it is being eliminated by the 
elimination of the Sabbath rest day. Now do you think he is talking about the seventh-day 
Sabbath, Saturday? All right, so what? it says:
“More and more people work on Sundays as a consequence of the competitiveness imposed by a consumer society: In such cases, 
he concludes, “work ends up dehumanizing people.” 
So he started to make this case and notice how he closed, he closed by saying “Last October, 
about 250 bishops met in Rome for a conference on the movement called the New Evangelization, which focuses on reawakening 
faith in those already baptized. One of their conclusions was, “Even though there is a tension between the Christian Sunday and the 
secular Sunday, Sunday needs to be recovered” -- in keeping, they wrote, with John Paul’s Dies Domini.”
John Paul wrote a little letter called Dies Domini in 1998 and in that letter he said Christians 
will naturally strive to make sure that civil legislation respects their duty to keep Sunday 
holy. In other words go to legislation, get them to produce a Sunday law so that way we 
can have our Sundays off. 
Brothers and sisters, time is almost finished, set your houses in order. God is trying to show 
us that all these of things are coming to pass and the thing that I wonder is, how will they 
get the church and the state to come back together? How will they break down the religious 
laws? I now see very clearly the agenda of the Church of Rome, I see the agenda 
connected to the evangelicals. But how is it going to affect the political realm? And you 
know the best way that Satan conjured it up? It is through gay marriage. 
Gay marriage, this was Satan's mastermind plan. Because the question was, how can you 
infiltrate both religion and civil rights and combine the two? This subject has done it. This is 
a worldwide agitation. When I went to Singapore the agitation was gay marriage, when I 
went to the Philippians, gay marriage, when I went to Germany gay marriage, when I went 
to Africa gay marriage. Everywhere that I'm going, every country, every state and 
throughout the United States this agitation of gay marriage is a very serious issue. Now 
watch this, did you know that Jesus warned us about it? Go to the book of Matthew 24, let 
me show you this, you see we have to understand, all these things are motivating us. They 
are motivating us, it’s a stimulus. You see this last act of the drama is getting ready to take 
place and Jesus wants us to understand it's time to set our houses in order. The Bible says 
in Matthew 24:37, you remember Jesus made it very clear he said: Mt 24:37 But as the days of Noah were, 
so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
So the Bible makes it very clear that in the last days, it’s going to be like the days of Noah. 
Notice what he highlights in Matthew 24:38 it says Mt 24:38 For as in the days that were before the flood they 
were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, Mt 24:39 And knew not until 
the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
So notice that Jesus highlights what of the days of Noah will be seen in the last days? One 
of them was eating and drinking, the other was marrying and giving in marriage. Now I 
have the privilege this May 25th 2014, I will have the privilege of being married to my bride 
for my side for 17 years, and I'm not ashamed of that. I'm very, very thankful for that, you 
understand, and you should be thankful too, amen? For Jesus is not against marriage, 
marriage is an institution that was made before sin touched this planet. Therefore, marriage 
is holy, marriage is beautiful and God is the author thereof. We know that Christ does not 
hate marriage. Jesus was the one that gave us food so certainly there would be no sin in 
eating and drinking. So what really is the issue? 
Genesis chapter 6, go there, let's find out what the real issue is. In Genesis 6 we are now 
going to put some context to this eating, drinking, marrying and giving in marriage. And of 
course I want to highlight marriage for the context of our subject. So here it is that in 
Genesis 6:11-12 notice what the Bible says: 
Gen 6:11 The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence. Gen 6:12 And God looked upon the earth, and, 
behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
So now we’re getting context of Jesus is wanting. When Jesus said: Mt 24:37 But as the days of Noah 
were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be Mt 24:38 … they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, it 
was not an issue just about simply eating food, or simply entering into marriage, but the 
problem was is that they were eating and drinking in a corrupt manner and they were 
marrying and giving in marriage in a corrupt manner. And brothers and sisters, I don’t know 
about you but when I think about a man marrying a man and when I think about a woman 
marrying a woman, that is marriage corrupted, and as a result of that it becomes a 
harbinger that lets us know, time is almost finished. It was Jesus himself who made it very 
clear he said in Mark 10:6-7 Mk 10:6 But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female. Mk 10:7 For this 
cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife;
The Bible is clear. This is why when we start watching men and men, and women and 
women, in all these things, now let me put this caveat in there, because homosexual 
marriage and homosexual unions are condemned by the word of God, we are not given 
license to be insulting to our brothers and our sisters. These are blood bought individuals 
that Jesus died for, just like anybody else, just like any other sinner, and as a result of that 
we ought to let those in the gay community know that God loves the sinner but God hates 
the sin. We must call sin by its right name. If you love them, tell them the truth, because 
truth is the only thing that makes people free. Therefore, we have to tell them the truth and 
say, listen God cannot approve of this relationship, whether you get married or not. God 
cannot approve of it and God can give you victory over it, through the redeeming blood of 
Jesus Christ. So we should never find license to start going around calling names. Brothers 
and sisters, let me tell you something, we are condemning ourselves by the very attitudes 
that we demonstrated towards those in the gay community. Because we’re going around 
name-calling, we’re going around putting them down. Now you don’t treat the fornicators 
that way, but fornication is just as much a sin as homosexual union. So why are we so 
accommodating to the fornication community and so mean and nasty and ungodly to the 
gay community? So therefore the Lord says check yourself. God says check your heart. 
Because how dare we in the name of Jesus go around and speak a word without tact. Did 
you know the book Steps to Christ page 12 says [Jesus did not suppress one word of truth, but He uttered it 
always in love. He exercised the greatest tact and thoughtful, {SC 12.1}] 
Jesus never spoke a word without tact. Never spoke a word. Jesus was tactful in everything 
that he did. If we are reflections of the image of Jesus then we should be tactful when we 
speak to those even in the gay community. So I’ve got to love my brothers enough in the 
gay community to say listen, God does not endorse these things because when you try to 
go ahead and marry man with man, and woman with woman, the Bible is very clear, the 
Bible says in Romans 1:27  it says: Rom 1:27 And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned 
in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of 
their error which was meet.
So the Bible makes it very clear men burning impassioned men for men as he would for a 
women, God says that this is error. God makes it clear that this is wrong. The Bible speaks 
more forcefully of it in Leviticus 18:22 Lev 18:22 Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination. 
So the Bible is clear, we’ve got to love the brethren enough in the homosexual community 
and I am personally disappointed in those in the homosexual community. I really am and I 
wish I had a forum to talk to them because when they were ostracized, when it was 
unpopular to be gay, today it’s popular, today the world applauds you when you come out, 
because we are living in the days of Lot. You understand, we are living in the days of 
Sodom. So the world is applauding people now for coming out, but there was a time that it 
was embarrassing thing for somebody to come out and say that they were gay. Do you 
know what the homosexual community wanted? They wanted to have their rights respected 
and they just wanted to be a part of society. Now that the tables have turned and now that it 
becomes popular to be gay, now that it is popular to enter into gay marriage, if a Christian 
dares to say ‘we believe that this is a sinful practice’, the the gay community says fire them, 
get rid of them, persecute them, and all of the sudden they are becoming persecutors now. 
Now that they have rights and you know what they’re doing? They don’t even realize they 
are condemning themselves. Heavy judgements are going to fall on many of those in the 
gay community because now that they’ve got just a little bit of rights, they don't know how to 
act. And now they want to steal away yours and my rights. So here it is that we are 
surrounded by hypocrisy. We’re surrounded by contradiction. All these things are showing 
us that time is almost finished and this is why brothers and sisters, and I share this with all 
due respect. I share this because I want us to understand that there is no man that we can 
trust in this world anymore. I don’t care if he’s called pastor, I don’t care if he’s called 
president, in many respects even if they call themselves father, God does not call us to put 
our trust in men. We love men, we respect men, we help men, and we build men up as 
much as we can, but we put our trust in God. The reason why this is so important is 
because, you know how it is, in the black community everybody very happy because we 
have a black president. I don’t know maybe some of that is died down now, but we know 
that that was something pretty amazing, but do you know that in 2004 it is very interesting 
that before he was president he made a statement about marriage. “What I believe is that 
marriage is between a man and a woman. What I believe in my [what?] faith is that a man 
and a woman when they get married are performing something before God, and it’s not 
simply the two persons were meeting.” so notice that before he was president, he made 
very clear his position, he said “I believe marriage is between man and woman. He said this 
is according to my faith, and I believe it is before God. Well obviously he was eventually 
elected president and when he was president in his first term he did what he did, and the 
next thing you know, of course, he had to go for reelection, and right around the time of 
reelection the homosexual marriage agenda was really building up, it was gaining with 
sweeping force. So what happened? They eventually said, ‘well President Obama, how do 
you feel about it?’ Well let’s notice what happened, here it is that all of the sudden May 9, 
2012 it says: “President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced his support for gay 
marriage.” Now remember his relentlessly to it before was based on his faith, it was 
something before God. So notice that religion played a tremendous role in his influence of 
his position. You understand, well, let’s notice what happened next. “I have to tell you”, this 
is President Obama now, he says “I have to tell you that over the course of several years as 
I have talked to friends and family and neighbors, when I think about members of my own 
staff who are in incredibly committed monogamous relationships, same-sex relationships, 
who are raising kids together, when I think about those soldiers or airmen or Marines or 
sailors, who are out there fighting on my behalf, and yet feel constrained even now that 
‘don't ask-don't tell’ is gone, because they are not able to commit themselves in a marriage,  
at a certain point I just concluded that for me personally, it is important for me to go ahead 
and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married.” 
Now notice there is no reference of God there is no reference of the Bible, there is no 
reference of his faith, everything is based on his relationships with the people. Now, I’m  
sorry, and I say this with all due respect, you can be intelligent, you can be charismatic and 
you can be many, many things but when you allow people to sway you from your stand with 
God, you are not a trustworthy man. You are not a trustworthy man, when you allow the 
influence of people to literally remove and relinquish your religious professions, whether 
you're a pastor, or a president, you are not trustworthy, you cannot be trusted with the flock 
and you cannot be trusted with leadership over the country. 
As a result of this, this became very disappointing but where was it leading to? You see all 
of it leads to something, I’m trying to show you, it’s all leading to something. So then the 
next thing you know, of course President Obama you know, he is going to be off the scene. 
We know that he will not be able to run another term, so somebody else will have to run it. 
Right now in a time of equal rights and all these other things who is poised to be the next 
president? Ms. Hilary Clinton, the world has already accepted its first black president, it will 
not be a problem to accept its first female president, and she’s very poised for it because 
she came close to it last time. So notice this, notice what she stated right from the jump, 
brothers and sisters it’s all connected. She made it very clear, MSN March 18th 2013, “I 
support marriage for lesbian and gay couples” Clinton said on video, “I support it personally 
and as a matter of policy and law embedded in a broader effort to advance equality and 
opportunity for LGBT Americans and for all Americans.” She made it very clear, she 
continues, “Like so many others, my view have been shaped over time by people I have 
known and loved, by my experience representing our nation on the world stage, my 
devotion to law and human rights and the guiding principles of my faith.” Not the guiding 
teachings, but the guiding principles, the principles of love, she’s a Methodist. So notice 
that again she makes it clear ‘I support it as well’. President supports it, president soon-to-
come supports it. 
Then eventually you know how it is, they had to come to the man who is stronger than all 
presidents and kings. And they came to Pope Francis and they said, “Pope Francis, what 
do you say?” and Pope Francis, let me tell you something, he is a very smart man, because 
look at his wise answer: “If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, 
who am I to judge?” That was pretty slick, and the reason why it was slick was because he 
didn’t say he supports it or not support it, so he can hold, but he knows I’ve got to win the 
people. So he knows what everybody's gonna think of his inference, they’re gonna say that 
he is inferring that it is okay, to the point that they began to ask him, “Did you mean this just 
about the priests in the church?” and notice his answer, this is in the New York Times, 
September 19, 2013, I deliberately put the source and the dates because I want you to 
study it, I want you to archive it the way I archived it, because we are all supposed to be 
students of prophecy. So notice it says: “At the time some questioned whether he was 
referring only to gays in the priesthood, but in this interview he made clear that he had been 
speaking of gay men and lesbians in general. 
Now the reason this became very important to me is because watching the gay marriage 
agenda, I wondered, how will it affect our civil rights? It is now penetrating our civil and 
religious rights. How do we know that? It was right here, you know that picture, how could 
you not know that picture? That picture was all over the news. This was none other than 
Arizona, CNN February 26, 2014, what does it show?  Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed 
a bill Wednesday that would have allowed businesses that asserted their religious beliefs 
the right to deny services to gay and lesbian customers. She vetoed it. Now here’s what I 
thought was interesting, let’s say you run a cake industry, well in your cake industry more 
than likely you make wedding cakes, so how would you feel as a child of God when 
somebody comes in and they say ‘well we don't want a man and a woman on top of the 
cake, we would like you to please put two men on the top of the cake.” The question is what 
would you do? This is what has now affected what is going on in our society. It is now 
individuals are literally getting to the point where now our religious beliefs are beginning to 
become compromised, because of a civil agitation. So gay marriage is becoming the 
impetus, gay marriage is becoming the very foundation, the springboard that's helping to 
knock down our religious rights, and slowly but surely, you will see this is not going to go 
away for a long time, this is going to be right in front of us for quite some time. 
Now what's the point of all this we are watching all of these things take place. The greatest 
leaders are turning their backs on Bible truths that they once professed. Well this is nothing 
new, you see the Bible taught us a long time ago, there was a man by the name of Pilot, 
Jesus was brought to Pilot, and when Jesus was brought to Pilot, the question was asked 
‘why do you want me to condemn this man?’ because Pilot himself was innocent. But you 
know what Pilot did, Pilot ended up condemning Jesus, didn’t he? The question is why? The 
Bible is very simple, the Bible says in Mark 15:15  Mark 15:15 And so Pilate, willing to content the people, released 
Barabbas unto them, and delivered Jesus, when he had scourged him, to be crucified.
It was to win the favor of the people that Pilot turned his back on Jesus and allowed him to 
be crucified, to win the favor of the people. And so it is that we’re told in the Bible history 
repeats itself, the Bible teaches the thing that hath been is that which shall be, and that 
which is done is that which shall be done and there is no new thing under the sun so 
therefore when we see all these things happening, why? Again Great Controversy 
Political corruption is destroying love of justice and regard for truth; and even in free America, rulers and legislators, in order to 
secure public favor, will yield to the popular demand for a law enforcing Sunday observance. Liberty of conscience, which has cost 
so great a sacrifice, will no longer be respected. {GC 592.3} Great Controversy 592. 
So God is showing us where all of these things are leading, and it is as a result of this that 
God says ‘set your house in order’. You know where you begin setting your house in order? 
The same way God had to get Adam’s house in order. Go to the book of Genesis, In 
Genesis 3 how did God tell Adam to get his house in order? It was when sin came into this 
world that Adam's house went out of order. Eve was the first instrument used but Adam 
ultimately was the party that joined. The Bible says in Genesis 3 that when God came to 
help get them back in order. God had to start with dialogue. The question is, who did God 
go to first? The Bible says in Genesis 3:9 Gen 3:9 And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art 
thou?  What happened? Brothers and sisters, it wasn't that God did not know what went 
down, God was talking to Adam to say ‘Adam what happened in your experience with me?’ 
Adam I set you up as the leader of your house. Adam I do understand that Eve fell, and 
God said ‘I will deal with Eve.’ But God said ‘Adam I am holding you primarily accountable.’ 
God says ‘I appointed you as the head of your home Adam.’ And God now looks at him and 
he says ‘Adam, where are you? Where are you in your experience with me, what happened 
Adam?’ It was not that he wanted to be informed, it was that he wanted to make sure that 
Adam was well informed. You see when we talk about setting our houses in order, we 
cannot set our houses in order until the heads get it right first, because that’s Gods order. 
And therefore, God comes to Adam and says ‘where art thou, what is happening?’ If we’re 
going to set our houses in order, then that means that God has a very special message to 
his men. It is God’s call to every man to become once again what we once were as it relates 
to our homes. We must understand that when God raised up the man, that God used him 
as a symbol to be the representative of himself unto the world. It was not that he did it to the 
neglect of the woman, because we know a woman can certainly represent God as well, but 
God is a head over the church and when God raised up the hus-band God raised him to be 
the head over the household. So the husband was supposed to be a very direct reflection of 
God, yea godliness. So when we think of setting our homes in order, we cannot help but 
understanding that the first call of God unto his men, knowing now more clearly that time is 
almost finished, God says that once again I am calling my men to once again become 
priests. God says he needs to reestablish the priesthood in the home. When we think of the 
priesthood, I want you to think of Hebrews 5. The Bible says as we consider the priesthood 
because this is the first phase of what God wants to reinstitute in the setting of our homes 
back in order. Notice what the Bible says in Hebrews 5:1-2 Heb 5:1 For every high priest taken from among 
men is ordained for men in things pertaining to God, that he may offer both what ? gifts and sacrifices for sins: Heb 5:2 Who can have 
compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are out of the way; for that he himself also is compassed with infirmity. 
So when God raised up the priest, the role of the priest was that he would offer gifts and 
sacrifices on behalf of those who have fallen into sin. And when he did it, he would do it with 
a demonstration of compassion. This was a sign of the leadership of the priesthood when 
Jesus set it up. And we get a beautiful example of this in a book of Job. Let’s go to the book 
of Job. 
It was in Job chapter 1, that we get a beautiful picture of this very fact of this priesthood 
being enacted in the life of Job in his home. We must understand that like never before, 
because right now there is a lot of foolishness that is taking place in many homes that 
needs to be uprooted, we need to get victory over it, we need Jesus to come in and to 
dissolve the negative elements and infuse us with the fire of his love and power of His Holy 
Spirit. We must come back to managing and getting our homes in the order of Christ and 
this cannot happen until first God gets his men back on His team. as a result of that, notice 
what the Bible says in Job 1:1-5: Job 1:1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was 
perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil. Job 1:2 And there were born unto him seven sons and three 
daughters. Job 1:3 His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five 
hundred she asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east. Job 1:4 And his sons went 
and feasted in their houses, every one his day; and sent and called for their three sisters to eat and to drink with them. Job 1:5 And it 
was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up when? early in the 
morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all: for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and 
cursed God in their hearts. Thus did Job how often? continually.
Brothers specifically, we need to come back to the priesthood. God has called men to get 
their houses in order. God has called us, our wives look to us. They look to us for strength, 
they look to us for that wherewithal and that manhood that only can be demonstrated by a 
man who is connected to The Man, Christ Jesus. As a result of that, we are to demonstrate 
that wholly bearing in our homes, to keep everything in order, so that way our home can be 
considered a sanctuary because that’s where priests belong. So if priests are to be setup in 
the home, then by default that means the home should be a sanctuary, because that’s 
where priests belong. 
So when you think of the priesthood, we’re told the father is in one sense the priest of the 
household, laying upon the altar of God the morning and evening sacrifice. Now that’s the 
first lesson right there. Brothers, if you and I know that we are in a home and there is no 
morning worship, and there is no evening worship, that’s your first work. It is literally that 
simple, the getting of our house in order is not being so busy chasing dollars to try to pay a 
mortgage. Most of us are living just to make money to service debt, that’s not even life. 
Hustling to make all this money just so at the end we’re just paying debts. That’s not even 
life. I’ve decided that I'm avoiding debt like the plague. There is more to life than being in 
debt. We will find that chasing of the dollars compromises our ability to get up every 
morning and to make sure that every evening that we gather the family together and have 
worship. 
Sometimes my family and I we’re on the road, and even when we’re on the road, we have 
to understand that look, that does not excuse us from having worship. So therefore if we’re 
on the road early in the morning or if we’re on the road and it’s the evening, and we know by 
the time we arrive at our destination it will be too late, more than likely because everybody 
will be too tired, then that means, you know what everybody? Get your Bibles out let’s have 
a word of prayer and let’s start singing, and we go ahead and we have that morning and 
evening and morning worship. We must make sure that we do not allow anything, this is a 
non-negotiable. That’s your first work. If brothers you understand what I'm saying and 
you’re wanting to cooperate with Jesus, let me hear the brothers say amen! So therefore, 
notice it says, the wife and children should be encouraged to unite in this offering and also 
to engage in the song of praise. Morning and evening the father as priest of the household 
should confess to God the sins committed by himself and his children through the day. 
Those sins which have come to his knowledge and also those which are secret of which 
God’s eye alone is taken cognizant, should be confessed. This rule of action zealously 
carried out by the father when he is present, or by the mother when he is absent will result 
in blessings to the family. 
So therefore, mothers if for some reason daddy has to get up so early in the morning that as 
a result that he's not able to be there, then mother you pick up where daddy left off. Only in 
those cases where there is just no opportunity for father to be present, if father’s away the 
mother should not say, ahh good, we get a break, there is no break, because let me tell you 
something. 
We are coming upon a time where all of us are going to come face to face with our 
professions. This final crisis of the Sunday law when it tests us, it is only going to reveal 
what's been happening in us. 
That’s why I like the equation of the Sunday law being like a sponge, and it’s a squeeze. 
all that’s going to happen is when the Sunday law test comes, it’s just going to squeeze us, 
and you know what happens when you squeeze a sponge, whatever is in the sponge is 
going to come out. So if you and I have been practicing fake religion, day by day, week by 
week, and month by month. If we’ve been practicing fake religion then when the Sunday law 
test comes to us and squeezes us, all that’s going to come out is fake religion, you 
understand? And because there is no genuine love for Jesus if we’re threatened with 
murder because remember the Bible says whoever does not receive the mark shall be 
killed, if they threaten us and say we’ll take away you’re Visa or MasterCard, we’ll freeze 
your bank accounts, and you won’t be able to do what you normally do. If they freeze that 
stuff, if you don’t have a love for Jesus, that lack of love will be revealed when the Sunday 
law test comes. This is why now we must come to know God as it is our privilege to know 
him. This is why, where is the best place to get to know God? In the home. So therefore the 
Lord says, set your house in order, order I want my men to again become priests, I want 
you to make sure. This is whether you have children or not. Sometimes we think, oh well 
just because I don’t have any children, I’ll just go ahead and do my thing and my wife does 
her thing. No the husband and wife still have to come together for worship. You’ve got to 
come together for worship because you are building and strengthening each other, because 
we must cultivate a love for Christ and if the husband is not there, whether he died, whether 
he ran away, or whether he is away sick or whatever the case may be, mothers pick up 
where he left off. You go ahead whether his is absent and you make sure you pick up where 
he left off and you carry that torch, but we must get back to making sure that there is a 
priesthood in our homes.
So, Phase 1 God says if you’re going to set your house in order, God says I begin the order 
with the men. Therefore God says I am calling my men to once again become priests in 
their homes, I want them to become intercessors. When people fall, did you notice what it 
said in Hebrews 5:2? [Heb 5:2 Who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are out of the way; for that he 
himself also is compassed with infirmity.]
It said that they were compassionate. Compassionate, that means that priest were not 
supposed to be busy judging and condemning everybody. But they were compassionate, so 
gentlemen you have to start  thinking, am I compassionate towards my wife, am I 
compassionate towards my children when they mess up? Or am I quick to drop the 
gauntlet? Am I quick to drop the hammer on them? Am I quick to let them know how wicked 
and sinful and how messed up they are, and here you go, you messed up again, and again, 
and again. If we are constantly dropping that gauntlet on them, we are not functioning in the 
priestly order of Jesus. 
Jesus was such a priest that the Bible says he was moved and touched with the feeling of 
our infirmities, he understood weakness, he understood challenges, and he understood 
second chances. 
You and I must make sure that our household is not a household of grudges. We must 
make sure that our household and our homes never become a place where we begin to use 
our past experiences as a weapon. So often we do that to each other. So often the husband 
says oh, I remember when you messed up, I remember when you did it the last time, you 
just did it again didn’t you? Look at you, I remember when you messed up. Brothers and 
sisters that is not demonstrating compassion. Love does not remind us of wrong doings and 
love certainly does not rejoice in evil, so we are to understand that in being a priest, it is not 
just simply to intercess and pray, it is to remember to be compassionate, to those in the 
household when they fall, when they mess-up. While we rebuke, and rebuking is alright 
when it is done in the spirit of Christ, but with every wound there is healing and we must 
make sure that we do these things in the balance of Jesus. If you understand what we’ve 
been saying thus far let me hear you say amen. Amen. So therefore not only are we going 
to be the priest we’re going to start remembering now, we’re going to bring Jesus, with 
Jesus in the family, happy, happy home.  Amen, next.
The Law Maker, Deuteronomy 6, we’re setting our houses in order, if we’re going to have 
our houses in order the man must once again become a priest, but if we’re also going to set 
our houses in order, he must also become a law maker. 
One day I was doing a study on the evils of long sermons, and that’s a chapter in the book 
Testimonies to Ministers and Gospel Workers, watch this, I know my sermon is not long, 
and do you know why? I tested it according to the writer. Did you know that when you 
carefully study the subject ‘the evils of long sermons’ in Ellen White’s writings in 
Testimonies to Ministers and Gospel Workers, do you know what a long sermon was? A 
sermon that went over 1 hour and 40 minutes. So we’re only at an hour and 15, so notice 
what the Bible says in the book of Deuteronomy 6:1-12 Deut 6:1 Now these are the commandments, the 
statutes, and the judgments, which the LORD your God commanded to teach you, that ye might do them in the land whither ye go to 
possess it: Deut 6:2 That thou mightest fear the LORD thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command thee, 
thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged. Deut 6:3 Hear therefore, O Israel, and 
observe to do it; that it may be well with thee, and that ye may increase mightily, as the LORD God of thy fathers hath promised thee, 
in the land that floweth with milk and honey. Deut 6:4 Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD: Deut 6:5 And thou shalt love 
the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. Deut 6:6 And these words, which I command thee this 
day, shall be in thine heart: Deut 6:7 And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in 
thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up. Deut 6:8 And thou shalt bind them 
for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be as frontlets between thine eyes. Deut 6:9 And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy 
house, and on thy gates. Deut 6:10 And it shall be, when the LORD thy God shall have brought thee into the land which he sware unto thy 
fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee great and goodly cities, which thou buildedst not, Deut 6:11 And houses full of 
all good things, which thou filledst not, and wells digged, which thou diggedst not, vineyards and olive trees, which thou plantedst 
not; when thou shalt have eaten and be full; Deut 6:12 Then beware lest thou forget the LORD, which brought thee forth out of the land of 
Egypt, from the house of bondage. 
So notice that God was giving his commandments. He gave his law, and when he gave it, 
he gave it to parents, because you’ll notice the context of the verse, it says after he gave it 
to the parents he says, then thou shalt teach it to thy sons. You understand? God was 
giving his law to the parents, and then as he gave his law to the parents; now the only thing 
is you have to understand that he was especially speaking to the men. So once again, God 
was giving the law to the men. As the men received the law then God says teach it to you 
sons, and God says and I want the laws to be upon the posts of your house, I want it to be 
upon your gates, I want it to be on that theme when you rise up, I want it to be that theme 
when you go back down to bed, I want it to be the theme when you go throughout your day. 
Is the law of God the theme in your household? Is the law of God the theme in everything 
that you and I do? Now there is a way that you can do this, go to Psalm 119:96 notice how 
you can do this, because we can definitely allow the law of God to be the theme in 
everything that we do it we do it right. So notice what the Bible says in Psalm 119:96 Ps 119:96 I 
have seen an end of all perfection: but thy commandment is exceeding broad.
God’s commandments are deeper than what they appear, so when we setup laws in our 
house, I’ll give you one example. In the Bible the Bible makes it very clear that one of God’s 
laws is ‘Thou shall not commit adultery’. Is that right? Thou shall not commit adultery. Well 
you remember in Matthew 5:28 [Mt 5:28 But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath 
committed adultery with her already in his heart.]
If God, Jesus says but when you look upon a woman to lust after her you have already 
committed adultery with her already in your heart. 
Well here is where it gets interesting. If God will condemn a man that looks at a woman 
lustfully, would not God condemn the woman that dresses in a manner that causes men to 
look at her lustfully? 
So therefore, that means that a law that can be instituted in the home is that everyone must 
practice proper manner of dress. That becomes a law that we set in our home, that we are 
going to have a dress code. We are going to make sure that we never allow our children to 
simply go out of our houses looking certain ways, so we’re going to make sure that they 
always dress in manners that so not promote lust. Can you see how that as a husband, God 
has called us to be the law maker. We’re not going to make up our own laws, the book of 
James tells us there is only one law giver, that’s God, so man is not making up laws, he’s 
taking God’s laws and making them practical. So what we’re going to do is, we’re going to 
take as men of our household, we’re going to take the law of God and we are now going to 
make it practical in our homes. 
So the seventh commandment, as an example, we’re going to make sure that in our home 
we make sure that we always practice Christian adornment. Because that connects back to 
the seventh commandment. Do you understand? The Bible refers often to jewelry often as 
gods. The Bible says thou shalt have no other gods. So when I make sure that we practice 
proper Christian dress in our homes we’re going to make sure that we have no false 
adornments. Do you understand? Can the church still say amen? Amen! Could you still say 
amen if it included wedding bands? Yes! Brothers and sisters, a wedding band is just as 
much jewelry as any other ring. And I’m telling you right now that you are going to do a 
disservice, because if there is one thing that happens in our homes that our children often 
see is inconsistency. A mother and father cannot tell their children not to wear ear rings or 
neck chains or bracelets if they are going ahead donning their wedding bands, because in 
the Bible all of it is condemned, including the wedding ring. So you can’t go around telling 
everybody, well you know it’s alright for me to wear my wedding ring because my wedding 
ring represents my marriage. And someone says, well my college ring represents 8 years of 
toiling in medical school. And some people have college rings that have lasted longer than 
some peoples marriages, so we don’t want to use these futile arguments. If you’re going to 
be consistent be consistent. So we take these words of God and we take these laws of God 
and we allow it to become something that is lovingly enforced in the home, so watch this, it 
says: All members of the family center in the father. Did you know that? We often say it centers in the 
mother, but no, that’s not true, inspiration says it centers in the father.  It says: All members of the 
family center in the father. He is the lawmaker, illustrating in his own manly bearing the sterner virtues, That is why it is 
expected that the husband is the stronger one. It is expected that he is the one that is to 
lay down the law and then make sure that it is abided by, again, not in a ruling cavemanish 
attitude but lovingly enforced. So therefore sterner virtues energy, integrity, honesty, patience, courage, 
diligence, and practical usefulness.  {AH 212.1} Adventist Home 212.
 Oh husbands, oh husbands, do you know gentlemen it is our life work? To all you single 
people in here I really hope you’re paying attention to this, you are going to ask yourself, do 
you still want to get married, because young people you know young brothers, oh she’s so 
pretty, I just can’t wait, I can’t hold my loins very longer, so let me just get married. And we 
don’t understand it, it goes well beyond your loins, you have to make sure, you have to 
make sure that you don’t invite a curse in your life by getting married just because you can’t 
control yourself. This is what it means to be a husband. You’ve got to be a priest, you’ve got 
to be a law maker, and look at all of what it requires. You must know what it is to exemplify 
sterner virtues, what it is to exemplify Christian energy, Christian integrity to make sure that 
you are honest at all times to demonstrate the highest levels of patience, highest levels of 
patience. Then it says: courage that means you have to know how to be a man.  The greatest want 
of the world is the want of men—men who will not be bought or sold, men who in their inmost souls are true and honest, men who 
do not fear to call sin by its right name, men whose conscience is as true to duty as the needle to the pole, men who will stand for 
the right though the heavens fall. {Ed 57.3} Education page 57.  
Brothers and sisters, that’s the kind of men that we need. You’ve got to have courage, 
you’ve got to know how to stand even if it means you have to disagree with your bride. 
You’ve got to know how to stand, and again lovingly, never ever, ever did God do one 
discipline to the church without love. And we must be the same. We’ve got to make sure 
that love is the foundation of everything that we do. Can the church say amen. Amen! So 
therefore practical usefulness. 
Then it goes on it says: The father represents the divine Lawgiver in his family. You see that’s what I told 
you, it says the father represents God in his family. It says He is a laborer together with God, carrying out 
the gracious designs of God and establishing in his children upright principles, enabling them to form pure and virtuous characters, 
because he has preoccupied the soul with that which will enable his children to render obedience not only to their earthly parent 
but also to their heavenly Father. {AH 212.2}
That means that to be a husband and to be a father requires involvement in the life of your 
children. We cannot be around our children, we must be involved in the lives of our children 
and you will find that if parents and fathers are more involved in the lives of their children, 
this becomes the greatest protection from them going out and going astray in the world. 
Because the world will always put up false pictures to say we love you, we care for you, the 
gangs will try to get to your young men, come on we love you, we’ll show you what love is. 
All these gentlemen who are absolutely unworthy of our daughters love, will go ahead and 
give their false concepts of love just to try to win her, just so they can steal her virginity. We 
can protect them when we give our daughters a picture of what a real man is. You give your 
daughter a picture of what a real man, a real husband is, a real father and that daughter 
begins to set that ideal, and when all these clowns start to come around she’ll say, oh no, 
no, no you don’t even half way qualify, because the standard is high. You understand? So 
this is what God wanted us to do in being the law makers and representing the law giver. 
We are supposed to demonstrate Christ’s likeness in the home.
Our final phase, our final phase The Head of the Household. Ephesians 5:23 We’re in our 
final stage now, I’m getting close to my time of running out. Let’s notice what the Bible says 
in Ephesians 5:23 The Bible makes it very clear, very clear. Eph 5:23 For the husband is the head of the wife, 
even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.
To be the head of the church is to be the savior of the body.  That is parallelism in Hebrews 
5. So to be the head of the household, is to be the savior of the household and to be the 
savior of the household means to be the protector. So then husbands, we have to 
understand that we have to protect our households, we have to make sure that we don’t 
allow any old thing to come in even in even in the name of entertainment. There are some 
video games and certain things that have entered our households that have to go. We have 
allowed an enemy to come in our homes. We have allowed certain things to preoccupy our 
children and occupy their minds and as a result our children are learning how to become 
professionals at vice through video games, so therefore, you’ve got to look at that video 
game and say, does it pass the Bible test? The Bible says, whatsoever things are pure 
whatsoever is lovely, whatsoever is of good report, if there be any virtue if there be any 
praise, think on these things Philippians 4:8 [Phil 4:8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things 
are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of 
good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.] 
So you’ve got to go home and I had to do that, I had to do that at as a parent, I had to go 
home and realized that there were certain things that I had allowed in our house that got to 
go. And we went to our children. I will go ahead and first call my wife and we’ll have 
consultation on it. We’ll come into agreement and then say, alright, now we have to present 
it to the children. And I’ll go to the children and let them know daddy made a mistake. 
Daddy made a mistake, it was because I love you, and I wanted you to be happy that I got 
this for you, thinking it would bring you happiness. But God has educated me from His 
words, and now that I understand the words of God better, I now see that the very thing I 
gave to you that I thought would help you is actually going to hurt you. So you know what? 
I’m going to need to take it away, and the reason that I’m taking it away is because I love 
you, not because I want to punish you, but because I love you. I’ve learned whenever you 
take away, find a holy replacement. Find something better. So we used to let our children 
watch Veggie Tales. One day I was watching and my children were watching Veggie Tales 
and I walked past the screen and I saw the cucumber talking ‘I love the way the Spirit of 
God works’, I literally walked across the screen and saw the cucumber talking and I thought 
that’s cute, that’s funny and the next thing you know a voice came into my head, 
“Whatsoever things are true” and I was like humm, whatsoever things are true. Can 
cucumbers talk? Is that true? No. Can asparagus talk? No. can tomatoes talk? No. do you 
know that almost 100% of Children’s programs are based on things that are not real? Dora 
the Explorer and Talking Backpacks; Blue’s Clues-talking blue dog; Antz-the movie when it 
came out-talking ants; Lion King-talking lions; You can name them. Toy stories-talking toys.
Think about it, everything is based on the artificial. Why? Because Satan insists because 
that is the foundation of spiritualism. So he is bringing spiritualism in our homes through the 
mediums of video games, veggie tales, and all these other so called things that are not 
even real. So I started looking at ‘whatsoever things are true’ this is not true, so the next 
thing the Lord paused me on it, and I started to look at it and I said we’ve got to take this 
away. We took that away and we gave them Janice’s Attic in replacement. Janice’s Attic is 
a beautiful program. It used to be on 3ABN, it’s not on there anymore but it used to be and 
Janice’s Attic was wonderful, real people, real children, children learning the health 
message, children learning righteousness by faith, children understanding dress reform, 
health reform and all the different beautiful teachings of the gospel. This was something that 
we said. So while we took away the Veggie Tales, and they were like, awe dad! We said, 
no, no, no, no. We’ve got something better, we’re going to pop in Janice’s Attic and they 
said awe , hey  this is pretty good! And the next thing you know you could say veggie 
tales and they said veggie what? They didn’t even remember it anymore, because now they 
found something better.
While we take away, as the head of the household, we’ve got to protect our households, 
we’ve got to protect it.  See being the head is not being a caveman, it’s about protecting the 
household even at the peril of your own life. That’s the kind of love that we must 
demonstrate, because that’s what Christ demonstrated through the family. I made sure 
when I left that corporate industry making over $200,000 a year and God calls me into the 
ministry I said, ‘Lord have mercy, Father how are we going to live?’ I had to learn principles 
and God taught me so many things as it relates to business and understanding because I 
understood I have been put in charge to take care of this household. My wife homeschools 
all four children and I said that is all that I want you to focus on. I said you focus on making 
sure that they get what they need to get and I will interchange with you at times, but I am 
the one that is responsible for making sure that the income comes into the home and this 
and that and the other thing. Brothers and sisters I’m telling you the truth, I wanted to make 
sure that we protect our household. I needed to make sure that there was always going to 
be a home there for my family to be able to sleep, I gotta make sure that there is always 
going to be food on the table, I gotta make sure, and these are things we do to protect our 
households.
You can’t let just any influence in. There are some children that I can’t let my children be 
friends with, because I’m a head of the household. So I’ve got to love those other children 
enough to say I’m sorry but, you know, you need to go sit with your mother and father, I 
need to keep our children here. Because there are some children that have unfortunately, 
have a very negative influence. Sometimes we lose our children to something called 
associations. 
When you’re the head of a household you’ve got to protect, you understand? You’ve got to 
make sure that you protect the experience of love. Protect that experience of joy and 
happiness in your home and therefore at The Head of the Family Firm—The husband and father is the head of 
the household. The wife looks to him for love and sympathy and for aid in the training of the children; We must avail 
ourselves gentlemen, we must avail ourselves. When we come home they’re looking for 
love, they are looking for sympathy, they are looking for help with the children, and we have 
to make sure that we can’t come home saying look girl, I’m too busy I just came back from a 
hard day of work, and we bring our burdens from work in the home. We are specifically told 
we should not do that. So therefore we have to get that wherewithal with Jesus to go in and 
do what God says and this is right. The children are his as well as hers, and he is equally interested in their welfare. The 
children look to the father for support and guidance; he needs to have a right conception of life and of the influences and 
associations that should surround his family; above all, he should be controlled by the love and fear of God and by the teaching of 
His word, that he may guide the feet of his children in the right way.... {AH 211.4} 
We should understand that The father should do his part toward making home happy. Whatever his cares and business 
perplexities, they should not be permitted to overshadow his family; he should enter his home with smiles and pleasant words. {AH 
211.5} Adventist Home page 211.
Brothers and sisters, we have reached the conclusion of our presentation. God wanted us 
to understand that time is almost finished. God wanted us to understand that the majority of 
our homes are not like this. The majority of our homes do not have enough priests, 
lawmakers and heads. This is exactly what God wants for our homes that our houses may 
be set in order. And how much the more seeing that the day is approaching, seeing that 
time is almost finished, seeing that everything is getting ready to wrap up. God says don’t 
delay any longer, today if you’re hearing my voice, don’t harden you heart. 
God says I know that hell is on its way. This crisis is going to be more fierce than anything 
humanity has ever faced. But God says ‘did you know that hell has never overtaken 
heaven?’ Did you know that? Hell tried to exalt in heaven didn’t it? Hell tried to exalt itself in 
heaven, Satan came in there, and Satan was in heaven and he was trying to exalt and do 
his thing but the Bible says he was cast out. Heaven prevailed over hell, but no, no, no the 
question is do you get it? Heaven prevailed over hell, now watch this. I was reading a little 
book called Adventist Home and when I was reading Adventist Home do you know what 
God said about every household? About every family? It said that every household was 
designed to be a little heaven on earth. You see if you have heaven in your home then 
when hell comes it will not be able to prevail so even when the test comes and it comes to 
us, our homes will be so filled with the love of Jesus. Our homes will be so filled with the 
Love of God. Christ and Christ alone will be that which will be exalted in our homes. God 
and his law and his truth will be that which is on our door post, it is that which we talk about 
when we rise, it is that that we talk about when we go down to bed, it is that which when we 
go throughout the day and as a result of Christ in us in our homes when hell comes to our 
home, hell will not be able to prevail against us, and as families we will be able to stand 
though the heavens may fall. I want you to consider you home, consider the weaknesses, I 
believe there is a couple here who is just getting started. If I understood it correctly the elder 
said a couple just got married. Who just got married? I didn’t see, amen, alright brother. 
Alright, you have an awesome assignment let me tell you something after 17 years it gets 
sweeter as the days go by. So, I’m not here to put any curses on you, I’ve heard people say 
stuff, oh the first 7 years will be tough, oh the first this that and the other. I rebuke you in the 
name of Jesus. Amen!! I don’t need that stuff. Life is tough, I understand that, but what we 
need is to encourage each other, is that right? God promises your household, you be that 
house-band, you be that queen of the household, ohh, heaven on earth, heaven on earth. 
Hell can’t prevail over heaven. But there’s a lot of us here who say, you know, I’ve got hell, 
oh ummm, a lot of us say I’ve got hell right now.  I’ve got hell but I want heaven. You know 
God can give you heaven, even if you’re married to an unbeliever God can give you 
heaven, it is in chapter 57(sic) of Adventist Home and we are told  how to deal with an 
unbelieving spouse. We’re told that when you have an unbelieving spouse that you give her 
heaven and the more that you give them heaven that hopefully, heaven will become so 
contagious that they will be able to say that they want what you have. It’s a story of a man 
who was of a different religion and his wife was hearing the 3 Angels Messages and she 
really fell in love with Jesus and she wanted to follow Him. The husband threatened her, he 
said ‘No, no, no, no if you follow Him I will leave you.’ and she said but I want to follow 
Jesus. He said ‘if you follow Him I will leave you’, so she hesitated, she struggled but as 
much as she could she would sneak out and go hear the messages again. The more that 
she heard the story of the gospel the more she fell in love with Jesus. Then she would go 
back and tell her husband again, Honey, I’m going to follow Jesus. Now the husband took it 
up a notch he says ‘if you follow Christ I will kill you, I will kill you.’ Well she kept going to the 
meetings and the minister made an announcement that there will be a baptism. And when 
the minister made the announcement that there will be a baptism, she could not resist the 
influence of the spirit of God and she said ‘I will go, I will be baptized’. And when they went 
out to that  nice little lake, so many people were getting baptized, her sister was there in her 
little baptismal robe, she accepted Jesus and his truth and she was willing to do whatever it 
takes. All of the sudden as she was getting ready to go into the water they noticed a rustle, 
they noticed a man coming with great fierceness and anger, moving people out of his way, 
and as he was moving people out of his way he comes and he had a weapon in his hand. 
He came over to her and looked her in the eyes took the weapon up and said “Didn’t I tell 
you that if you do this I would kill you?” she looked him in the eyes with tears and she only 
had two words to say to him, she said “I must” he says ‘you mean to tell me that I am telling 
you I will end your life right now and you‘re still not going to turn back?’ She looked him in 
the eyes and she said “I must”. It was at that moment that his hand slowly went down and 
he said ‘if God could make you change like this, and get you to a point that you would be 
willing to lose your life just to follow Him,’ he said ‘I want to know this God’. He dropped his 
knife fell on his knees and hugged her and he cried like a baby and said, ‘Please pray for 
me, I want this God.’ and instead of one person getting baptized it was two. 
Jesus in the family, happy, happy home.  Jesus brought the broken home and he fixed it. 
For some of you, perhaps for most of you, it’s nice when husband and wife go together on 
the journey, it’s nice when it’s like that, but sometimes, most times, it doesn’t work out like 
that. Somebody has to take the lead first. Now God has called the men to take the lead but 
if for some reason that man will not take the lead, sisters, take the lead. Lead your husband 
to Jesus. Be faithful in that which is least, you will find that God will enable you to be faithful 
in that which is much. And maybe through the believing spouse the unbelieving spouse will 
be converted to Jesus. This is my prayer for every single home represented in this room, I 
pray that heaven pours down in your house and I pray that your lives will be changed for the 
better because you have come to know him as it is your privilege to know him. So if you are 
saying I want a revival in my home, I want a revival in my home, I want heaven in my home. 
If that is your desire will you stand to your feet with me. I want heaven in my home. God will 
give it. God will give it. And as you stand I want you to know that Jesus stands with you. He 
is your support, he is your aid he is your best friend and he loves you with an everlasting 
love. And may God’s love and grace be with you and support you and may heaven enter 
your homes. Let’s bow for a word of prayer.
Loving Father, we are eternally grateful that you have showed us how we can set our 
houses in order and Lord there is always more to show, there is always more to study there 
is always more to reveal these were just feeble efforts to seek to bring about the truth as it 
is in Jesus. Lord I thank you for those how have taken their stand, who recognize their need 
for you. I ask you dear God to work a miracle on their behalf and that whatever the grudges 
are, whatever the burdens are, whatever the bitterness, the anger, the resentment, please  
through a revelation of the cross may you remove this bitterness, this anger, and this 
resentment. Show our brothers once again in how to be priests, how to be law makers and 
how to be heads of their homes, and may we do it in the manner of Christ so that we can do 
it right. Help the wives Lord to please, hold not grudges, help them to cooperate and to let 
their husbands get the opportunity to redeem the time. Father there may be some women 
here who the men of their households are gone. Whether it be through death, divorce or 
otherwise,  and now they have households that they have to run, I pray that you will ever 
help them to remember that though they may feel alone they are not alone for there is still a 
man of the house and his name is Jesus, and I pray that he will become so real to the 
children and to the woman that she will be content in the state in which she is in. And 
whatever way she can become a leader in her home, empower her to do so and then by 
your grace bridge in those gaps until the appointed time, even if it would be that you would 
bring another man into their life. Father I thank you that you are in the time of drawing the 
hearts of children to fathers and fathers to children, most importantly the hearts of us as 
your children to you our Heavenly Father. Thank you dear God for speaking to our hearts, 
may all of us truly set our houses in order. In Jesus name, amen.
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