We are better together! God never intended for us to live this life of faith alone. Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 explains, “Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor. For if they fall, one will lift up his companion. But woe to him who is alone when he falls, for he has no one to help him up.” We need each other. It is never wise to be a Lone Ranger! Christi and I are so grateful for the faith-filled friends He has given us through the years. We recognize that we need their help: their loving support, encouragement and wise counsel.
True friends give you GODLY COUNSEL (Ps. 1:1) based on the Word of God, not just intellectual opinion. Proverbs 27:9 says, “Oil and perfume rejoice the heart; so does the sweetness of a friend's counsel that comes from the heart.”
True friends will tell you The TRUTH (The Word of God) even if it hurts your feelings! Proverbs 27:17 “As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.” True friends sharpen each other, which means we challenge each other to come up higher! We hold each other accountable to the Word. There is no such thing as “Speak your truth” or “Own your truth,” Truth is NOT relative. True friends tell each other THE TRUTH!
True friends are LOYAL. Proverbs 27:10 says, “Never abandon a friend.” Proverbs 17:17 confirms, “A friend loves at ALL times and is born, as is a brother, for adversity.” The NLT version says, “A friend is always loyal.” A true friend remains loyal by not walking away when times are adverse or hard. True Love is NOT a feeling. LOVE IS A COMMITMENT. God IS LOVE!
True friends PREFER one another. John 15:13 “Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” A true friend will lay down their desires and dreams to help a friend in need. This is COVENANT love.
True friends are FAITHFUL to their covenant with God and each other. God is a COVENANT God. Proverbs 20:6 says, “Many claim to have unfailing love, but a faithful person who can find?” The Word says it is RARE to find a truly faithful person. This is so true in our culture today! Faithfulness is not valued because “Self” has been elevated to first place- “Do whatever feels right.” “You deserve it.” For example, ninety-three million selfies are posted each day on IG! This obsession with self is in direct opposition to God’s character of faithfulness.
True friends KEEP THEIR WORD. Psalm 15:1, 4 says, “Who may worship in your sanctuary, Lord? Who may enter your presence…those who HONOR the faithful followers of the Lord, and keep their promises even when it hurts.” A faithful friend keeps his/her word even when there is sacrifice required. James 5:12 confirms this saying, “But above all [things], my brethren, do not swear…but let your yes be yes, and your no be no, so that you may not sin and fall under condemnation.” Let’s CHOOSE to be true friends NOT defined by current culture but by God’s Word. Let’s decide to be encouragers and covenant keepers who challenge each other to come up higher in LOVE. If you need godly friends, we encourage you to believe God for His best for “He who walks with the wise will himself become wise.” (Prov. 13:20) And then just “Be friendly.”
As you faithfully give your generous seed this month, be excited knowing that when you choose to be faithful to God and His Word Proverbs 28:20 says, “A faithful man/woman will ABOUND with BLESSINGS!” Get ready, this is your year of ABUNDANT HARVEST!!
We Love you,
Mylon & Christi
P.S. If you want to hear more about this subject, check out “The Fruit of Faithfulness” on our TV show, “On the Road to Freedom,” FREE On Demand at www.mylon.org. Thank you again for helping us to get this Good News to the NATIONS!
We are thrilled to announce that “On the Road to Freedom” will begin airing on the DAYSTAR Television Network SUNDAY, MAY 5th at 1:30 AM CT! DAYSTAR is the fastest growing Christian network in the world. This new platform means we now have a potential audience of 100 million households in the US alone and 680 million households WORLDWIDE in over 200 countries! We are doing our Happy Dance J and celebrating the faithfulness of our GOOD God. All we can say,
“This is the LORD’S doing; it is marvelous in our eyes!” Psalms 118:23
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“How then shall they call on Him in whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher? And how shall they preach unless they are sent?” Romans 10:14-15 NKJV
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We Love you and call you blessed!
Mylon & Christi
P.S. Catch up on any missed episodes of “On the Road to Freedom” at www.mylon.org. Also on our site, find out when we are coming to your area by connecting to our ministry itinerary. We’d love to meet you and thank you in person!
FREEDOM FROM DECEPTION
We are receiving powerful testimonies daily of how The Lord is setting people free through revelation of The Word they are hearing from “On the Road to Freedom.” Christi and I “have no greater JOY than to hear that you are living your lives in THE TRUTH!” (3 John 1:4) We rejoice in your breakthroughs, answered prayers and dreams coming true as you DO the Word you HEAR! James 1:22-25 explains this is how THE BLESSING of the Lord manifests:
“But BE DOERS of the WORD, and not hearers only, DECEIVING YOURSELVES. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was. But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but a DOER of the work, this one will be BLESSED in what he DOES.”
Please notice in verse 22, when we CHOOSE not to do or obey The Word we hear, we deceive ourselves! Deceived is defined as “led into error, cheated.” How horrible to live a life of deception; believing we are doing the will of God when in fact we are doing our own will. We can quote all kinds of scripture and tell others what the Word says for them to DO but if we don’t OBEY the Word we are quoting, we are deceived. The result is that we will be cheated out of God’s best. Verse 23 explains that when we read The Word we are to compare ourselves (our behavior) to it, like looking in a mirror. So unless we have arrived at Christ-like perfection (Rom. 8:29), every time we look into The Word we should be challenged to change and come up higher!
Please understand that our salvation/righteousness is NOT based on what we DO but our Reward/Blessing is! If Christi and I are not experiencing the BLESSING of The Lord in an area of our lives, the first question we always ask the Lord, “Is there an area where we are not DOING the Word?” If we are not experiencing blessing in our finances, what does the Word say we are to DO about money? If we are not enjoying the BLESSING of divine health, what does the Word say we are to DO about sickness & disease? If we are not enjoying the Blessing of The Lord in our marriage, what does the Word say we are to DO in covenant relationships?
Please understand: We can pray and intercede. We can speak in tongues. We can fast for days. We can run around the church. We can dance until we drop. BUT if we don’t DO The Word we hear - we will not be BLESSED. Many times, Christi and I have missed it and God is gracious and merciful to forgive us when we repent. But we would be falling short in our teaching if we did not tell you the truth that disobedience LIMITS His blessing in our life. The good news is now when He shows us an area of adjustment, we get excited because we realize there is a blessing on the other side of our obedience!
Choosing to be obedient to the Word will require HUMILITY. If in any way we think “I got this,” we will open the door to deception. Recently we had one of the largest breakthroughs this ministry has ever had, but it came AFTER the Holy Spirit led us in a time of prayer and repentance. He corrected us and revealed to Christi and me that we had been talking too much about the problem. It was time to fill our mouths with the answer! Which is His Word. We immediately repented, and within a matter of hours the breakthrough came!
James 4:6 says, “God opposes the proud but GIVES GRACE (FAVOR) to the HUMBLE!” Please let me encourage you to humble yourself and ask The Lord, “Is there any area where I am not doing the Word?” When we are quick to repent, “He is faithful and just to forgive us and cleanse us from ALL righteousness.” (1 John 1:9) Repentance is a precious gift that puts us right back into a position of Blessing!
Be encouraged that the financial seed you faithfully sow each month is reaching the nations! We will soon share some very exciting news! God is good and He is proving His goodness to us all every day. When you choose to obey and become a giver then “it shall be given to you, pressed down, shaken together and running over shall men give back to you!” (Luke 6:38) Now, THAT’S living the BLESSED LIFE - daily watching God do amazing things for you!
We Love you and call you blessed!
Mylon & Christi
P.S. Catch up on any missed episodes of “On the Road to Freedom” at www.mylon.org. Also on our site, find out when we are coming to your area by connecting to our ministry itinerary. We’d love to meet you and thank you in person!
Christi and I are very thankful to have ministry gifts in our life and to be called by Jesus to follow Him in being “fishers of men.” Although the responsibilities of answering the call of God are extremely humbling and challenging at times, we count it a tremendous HONOR from the Lord to be anointed to “GO into all the world and teach and preach and make disciples.” Ephesians 4:12-13 explains God’s PURPOSE for HIS ministry gifts: “For the equipping of the saints for the WORK of MINISTRY, For the EDIFYING of the body of Christ, till we ALL cometo the UNITY of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, To a PERFECT (mature) man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ; that we should no longer be children… but speaking theTRUTH in LOVE, may GROW UP in ALL things into Him who is the head—Christ—”
One part of our job as ministers is to give people the tools they need from God’s Word to “be a blessing” and encourage them to fulfill their destiny. According to the passage above, the ONLY way each of us GROW UP is to consistently receive The Word from a ministry gift. It doesn’t matter if we think our pastor is as smart as we are. They are ANOINTED. Because of the anointing for that gift, they will receive discernment and clarity on issues we are dealing with.
Second Timothy 4:1-2 explains what the ministry gifts role in our lives should be: “Preach the Word! Keep your sense of urgency…[you aspreacher of the Word are to show people in what way their lives are WRONG.] And convince them, rebuking and correcting, warning and urging and encouraging them, being inexhaustible in patience and TEACHING.” Did you notice only ONE part of those instructions was encouragement? The rest of what the ministry gifts are anointed by God to do is what none of us really enjoy: CORRECTION! We need to honestly ask ourselves, “Who in the five fold ministry, those in spiritual authority, can tell us NO? Who in our life has what I call the ‘No Vote?’”
In order for the ministry gifts to help us, we must ALLOW THEM to speak into our lives. I cannot overemphasize this: The measure ofPLACE (spiritual authority) we give them, determines how much we grow! And how much we grow determines how much God can trust us! Twenty-four years ago, I left everything in Georgia and moved to Texas to learn how to LIVE by faith and receive the Word from Kenneth Copeland who is a prophet/teacher and our pastors, George and Terri Pearsons. Christi and I did not marry until we met with those who have spiritual authority in our lives and asked for and SUBMITTED to their wise counsel. In every major decision, we have asked for & submitted to the counsel of those God has placed in our lives as spiritual authority.
It is vitally important to find our God ordained place in the kingdom- The RIGHT church, the RIGHT pastor, etc. We don’t attend a church because our job brought us there or because our kids like the youth group. We ask the Lord where HE wants us planted? Because we won’t submit if we have any doubt that God chose them for us. But when we CHOOSE to HONOR the gifts that God places in our lives then we are HONORING GOD. For He is the ONE who commanded us in First Timothy 5:17: “The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.” And when we honor God, He said “I will honor you.”
Another way we honor God is through our giving. (Prov. 3:9) Your giving is making a difference for JESUS! We are so very grateful to report to you that we are DAILY receiving reports of lives being saved, transformed and delivered through our worldwide TV ministry “On the Road to Freedom.” Thank you for your precious seed sown to advance the kingdom of God in the earth! We are praying over your seed that you are always in the RIGHT place at the RIGHT TIME – at the right church – with the right pastor receiving the “right word at the right moment! How GOOD it is!” (Prov. 15:23)
We Love You,
P.S. We praise God for your partnership in advancing the good news of the Gospel! Catch up on any missed episodes of “On the Road to Freedom”, enjoy FREE resources and check when we are going to be in your area. It’s all available at www.mylon.org.
IT’S HARVEST TIME!
The Word of the Lord came through our spiritual father Kenneth Copeland for 2019- The Year of Abundant Harvest. WooHoo! Christi and I laid hold of that and began declaring every day that abundant harvest was headed our way. Genesis 8:22 explains, “As long as the earth remains, there will be SEED…TIME and HARVEST.” Then, in a time of prayer for the upcoming year, we heard the Lord clearly confirm in our hearts, “It’s Harvest Time!” He continued, “You’ve entered a NEW SEASON. For many years you were in a season of sowing. For many more years, you have been in a season of waiting and watering your seed with praise and My Word. But NOW…you’ve entered a new season and…it’s HARVEST TIME!” We have been asking Him for the NATIONS so this also includes an abundant HARVEST of SOULS! Praise God, because you are partners with us, this word is FOR YOU too when you receive it by faith.
In Mark 4:26-29, Jesus explained seedtime and harvest: “The Kingdom of God is like a farmer who scatters seed on the ground. Night and day, while he’s asleep or awake, the seed sprouts and grows, but he does not understand how it happens. The earth produces the crops on its own. First a leaf blade pushes through, then the heads of wheat are formed, and finally the grain ripens. And as soon as the grain is ready, the farmer comes and harvests it with a sickle, for the harvest time has come.” (NLT) This explains that there is a spiritual process and TIME required for reaping a harvest.
Usually this waiting season is the most challenging. Over the years, Christi and I have observed that it is in this time that so many are tempted and CHOOSE to quit, give up and walk away before they receive their harvest. But when we REFUSE to back off of our faith and STAY COMMITTED to The Word, our word and divine relationships, this is what the Word defines as FAITHFUL. Proverbs 28:20 says that “A faithful man shall ABOUND with blessings…” (AMPC) The REWARD of the FAITHFUL is ABUNDANCE! If we are not experiencing abundance, we need to ask the Lord if there is any area that we have been unfaithful- In tithes/offerings, in keeping our word or staying committed to relationships. When we are quick to repent, it puts us right back into a position of receiving the abundant harvest He wants to bless us with.
One distinguishing attribute of faithfulness is our consistent giving/sowing. We choose to live by faith and give whether the natural conditions seem favorable or not (Ecc. 11:4). The Lord has asked of Christi and me many times over the years, to give sacrificially. Sometimes, there are tears when we choose to obey God rather than spend our seed on what we need or want. But the powerful promise of God in Psalms 126:5-6 says, “They may weep as they go out carrying their seed to sow, but they will return with joyful laughter and shouting with gladness as they bring back armloads of blessing and a harvest overflowing!” (TPT) Glory to God, we declare that in 2019 we experience an overflow of blessing and harvest so great, we can’t carry it all! It’s too much!
Psalms 65:11 confirms these promises of abundance, “You crown the year with a bountiful harvest; even the hard pathways overflow with abundance.” (NLT) The definition of the word crown is: “The triumphant culmination of (an effort or endeavor, especially a prolonged one).” We may have had prolonged years of waiting but the Lord will complete this year with the VICTORY of a too much harvest! This scripture goes further and promises that The Lord will make even those areas of our life that have been hard/challenging (a job, relationship with a spouse, family member, employer, our health, etc.) will now OVERFLOW with an abundance of whatever we need: favor, promotion, restoration, health, joy and peace!
As you sow your seed this month, The Lord may be asking you to give sacrificially, and trust that He will bring you an overflowing harvest. We encourage you to CHOOSE to trust God. Declare this with us over your seed: “I choose to trust God and faithfully sow my seed into the Kingdom of God. As I wait upon The Lord, I believe that He is bringing a bountiful harvest of souls and everything I need to do His will in the earth and ENJOY it! What was hard before now overflows with abundance!”
We Love You,
P.S. We are so grateful for the gift of your love and partnership in the Gospel. Because you choose to GIVE and PRAY, we are reaching the world for JESUS through “On the Road to Freedom” TV. We’d love the opportunity to thank you in person. Check out our 2019 itinerary at www.mylon.org!
THE SABBATH REST
“And on the seventh day God ended His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work…Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He rested from all His work.” Genesis 2:2-3
Happy New Year! This is absolutely one of our favorite times of the year because it represents a NEW SEASON. As Christi and I were praying for you, we were led to encourage you that right now, at the FIRST of this year, it is vital that you take time to enter HIS REST. In order to receive the direction of The Lord for 2019, we won’t be able to hear His “still, small voice” (I Kings 19:12) clearly if we are consumed with chaos. It is only in a position of rest that we HEAR GOD. Christi and I have to CHOOSE to stop the chaos and intentionally INVEST IN REST. But here’s the amazing REWARD: I’ve never had to change a decision I made, when I made it at rest. Because that’s when we hear God best!
A few years ago, we had the awesome privilege of ministering at King of Kings in Jerusalem with Pastors Wayne and Ann Hilsden. We observed the Shabbat (Sabbath day) and it was life changing for us! The whole city shuts down: every business, even TV. The entire 24 hours is consecrated to HONORING The Lord through rest, worship and family time. They strictly obey God’s command in Leviticus 19:3 to “…keep My Sabbaths holy. I the Lord am your God.” We were so blessed by their dedication, we both repented for not being more observant to keep the Sabbath holy. We committed that day to fiercely protect the Sabbath and invest one day each week to allow the Lord to restore our souls. We continue to be amazed at how blessed the rest of the week is when we sow that one day to Him.
Now I understand that we are no longer under the law but under GRACE. But entering His rest is also discussed in the New Covenant. Hebrews 3:19 says, “So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief.” Hebrews 4:3 says, “For we who have believed do enter that rest..” Hebrews 4:9-11 continues, “There remains therefore a REST for the people of God. For he who has entered His rest has CEASED from his WORKS as God did from His. Let us therefore be diligent to enter that rest.” Wow! Do you see it? The real reason for choosing not to rest is unbelief. This means we don’t trust that if we take times of rest, God will handle it. We have chosen instead to rely on our natural efforts to meet our needs.
If you’ve been a workaholic like me and Christi, it takes more faith to do nothing than to try to complete your list of things “TO DO.” In Jesus time, they had the same issue. They came to Him in John 6:28-29 and asked, “What shall we do, that we may WORK the works of God?” Jesus answered, “This is the work of God, that you BELIEVE in Him whom He sent.” Anytime we depend on our natural efforts to get our breakthrough, it is works. For example, thinking that if we fast and pray more or attend more church services, THEN God will do what we want. But Jesus clarifies that our only work is to believe. We trust God that He is doing the work! I remember when the Lord spoke to me about only going where He sends me and giving my body more time to rest at home between travels. By the Holy Spirit’s direction, we reduced our meetings by half and that year our income doubled! Obedience is better than sacrifice!
Please let me clarify that I am NOT encouraging laziness! The Word of God is full of warnings to those who live passive, lazy lives not fulfilling His will. But what Christi and I have learned to do is this: When it’s time to go back to work, then we work from a position of REST. As we work, we trust that He is anointing our efforts, leading us by His Spirit and making a way for His perfect plan to be accomplished. We rest knowing that as we decree His Word each day over our lives, His POWER backs His Word! That’s rest. That’s faith. For more faith filled FREE teaching on the Sabbath rest go to www.mylon.org and connect to “On the Road to Freedom.”
Be encouraged that when you give at the FIRST of this year to help us reach the nations, you are starting the year off right! Your obedience is producing abundance for you. As you rest in God’s promises of increase, your seed is working!!
Resting in The Lord.
We Love You,
Mylon & Christi
P.S. We would love to meet you in person! Please check out our itinerary on our site to see when we are coming to your area. When you attend, don’t forget to let us know that you are a Team Mylon member. We want to hug your neck J Thank you again for all you give to help us share the Love of God around the world!
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ANSWER THE CALL
“Jesus spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. GO therefore and make disciples of ALL the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit...” Matthew 28:18-20 NKJV
This command from our Lord and Master is the reason WHY Christi and I get up every day! It is why we have traveled millions of miles, and spent thousands of nights away from the comfort of home; to answer the call and tell the nations how much God loves them. This Great Commission is to ALL of us who call ourselves disciples of Jesus Christ. The TRUTH is everyone is called. But it is our choice to ANSWER THE CALL.
Of course, we are not all called to minister in the five fold capacity: apostles, prophets, evangelists, teachers and preachers. But the call to be a bold witness for Jesus is NOT just for those you see on the platform at church or for those who minister on TV. Romans 1:16 teaches us, “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the POWER of God to salvation for everyone who believes...” We don’t need to be famous or have thousands of followers on social media for Him to use us! Our call is to BE BOLD in sharing the Good News. Just before He returns, the last great revival will NOT be known by the names of men. It will be known only by His name, KING JESUS. He is teaching and preparing us right now for OUR PART in that revival.
First, we are all called to financially give to support the Gospel. Thank you TEAM MYLON for answering the call! Christi and I tithe and give offerings personally and at least 10% of all ministry income is given to support other ministries. Another way to answer the call is by serving and volunteering at church. Please understand that ministry means service. We simply need to find our place of service! For example, when Christi and I are going about our daily routines, the Holy Spirit instructs us so clearly where to go and who to share His Love with in everyday places; the grocery store, restaurants, the mall, airport, etc. One man followed us off a plane one time and asked, “Who are you two? I’ve been watching you. You are different!” Another time a painter came to do some work on our home. After being prompted to share my testimony with him, I prayed with him to receive Jesus as his Lord and Savior. Hallelujah!
In Mark 8:34 Jesus explains, “Whoever desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up His cross, and follow Me.” To do the will of God we must lay aside selfish ambition. We were purchased with the precious blood of Christ and our life is not our own. (I Peter 1:19) I Corinthians 6:19-20 also confirms, “Do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you…and you are not your own? For you were bought with a price…” Our part is to simply be ready at all times to share the goodness of God. He could prompt us during our lunch break to encourage a fellow coworker, to be kind to the sales clerk who seems to be having a bad day or pay for a meal for a police officer or a soldier. It’s time to GO ALL IN because Jesus is coming soon!
Isaiah 6:8 says, “I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: “Whom shall I send, And who will GO for Us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.” We pray that you take a moment to ask yourself, WILL YOU answer the call? This month as we celebrate Thanksgiving, we are reminded to BE THANKFUL for all that God has done for us. What better time to make a fresh commitment to GIVE OUR LIFE as a service to Him and His people? If you have made the decision to deny yourself and take up your cross, please pray this with me,
“Father, I choose to answer the call and surrender my life to your plan. I understand that I was bought with the precious price of Jesus’ blood and my life is not my own. Please reveal to me my place of ministry. Here am I! Send me!”
As you answer the call by sowing your financial seed this month, be thankful for every opportunity to send forth the Gospel. When you do those things that honor God, He will honor you! We HONOR you as men and women of integrity. Please check our itinerary at www.mylon.org we’d love to thank you in person!
We are SO thankful for you!!
Mylon & Christi
P.S. Please be encouraged that your giving continues to help us purchase TV equipment, edit shows and filming expenses for “On the Road to Freedom.” TOGETHER, we are reaching the nations with the GOOD NEWS of the GOSPEL!
Nov 3rd – 4th Freedom Word Church – Spout Spring, VA
Nov 11th Abundant Life Church – Florence, SC
Nov 18th Experience Life – Carrollton, TX
For meeting details & our extended itinerary please refer to our website at www.mylon.org.
GO INTO ALL THE WORLD
“And He said to them, GO into ALL the world and preach and publish OPENLY the good news (the Gospel) to EVERY creature [of the WHOLE human race].” Mark 16:15 AMPC
Everyone needs to hear about Jesus. That’s the purpose for our new TV ministry, “On the Road to Freedom.” Joel 3:14 says that there a great number of people making decisions right now about Jesus: “Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision! For the day of the LORD is near...” We live in a day and age where there is immense pressure to be “politically correct.” But Proverbs 28:1 teaches us, “The righteous are bold as a lion.” We can never draw back! NOW is the time to BE BOLD and take ground for the kingdom of God. Jesus is coming soon and the Lord has given us a unique window of opportunity. Every time God gives us an opportunity, a promotion or an open door, the purpose is to boldly share the good news of the Gospel.
That is why Christi and I want to THANK YOU for boldly backing us in prayer, giving and spreading the Word. Here is one report from a viewer that shows how your agreement is making a difference: “I’m so blessed to have found your ministry- because of the way in which your teachings are structured! I’ve never heard anyone preach scripture the way ya’ll do. To show the viewer HOW TO reject what the enemy is always throwing at us. Ya’ll give verse after verse…All of these scriptures I knew but never had someone teach me HOW TO apply that word in my life so that I am not on the roller coaster the enemy tries to keep us on…” Praise God! We are extremely grateful for your help in reaching the multitudes for Jesus.
In Matthew 9:37-38 Jesus said, “The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.” Who are the laborers? Jesus answers that question in Matthew 28:18-20 saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. GO therefore and make disciples of ALL the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you...” This verse is commonly referred to as The Great Commission. It is clear that EVERYONE IS CALLED to share the message of Jesus!
We are ALL called to help spread the Gospel through prayer and financial giving, and some of us are called to physically go into all the world. Both are vital parts in the ministry of Jesus. Christi and I are called to physically GO and teach others about Jesus. That is why we have traveled over 2 million miles on one airline in 20 years, driven thousands of miles in rental cars and stayed hundreds of nights in hotel rooms away from home. We have simply answered THE CALL.
When God called me to teach His Word, I was in full time ministry in a successful Christian band. When God called Christi, she was a successful interior designer in Dallas. This isn’t surprising because when Jesus called the disciples, they were right in the middle of successful careers as fishermen, tax collectors, doctors, too! Matthew 4:18-20 says, “And Jesus, walking by the Sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. Then He said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” They immediately left their nets (and the boat their family owned for generations) and followed Him.” That is exactly what we did, Hallelujah! And it has been an amazing faith adventure!!
Jesus. Is. Coming. Soon. We are in the LAST…of the last days. A little sliver of time right before Jesus returns for His bride. The harvest is indeed plentiful but the laborers are few. Please spend some time in prayer about answering THE CALL of God for your life. Isaiah 6:8 explains, “I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: “Whom shall I send, And who will GO for Us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.” If you are willing to pray that same prayer, please say with me, “Lord, Here am I! Send me! I choose to surrender my life to Your plan and purpose. I believe the Holy Spirit will reveal to me my part in the kingdom.”
When you give this month be excited knowing that you are answering THE Call! You are doing your part in helping us purchase TV gear, filming and editing costs. Through TV ministry we are GOING INTO ALL THE WORLD to teach and preach and make disciples. Be encouraged that we can not out give God or He wouldn’t be God! We are praying Luke 6:38 NLT over your seed: “Give, and you will receive. Your gift WILL return to you in full—pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, RUNNING OVER, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back.” WooHoo!! Such GOOD NEWS. We are doing the Happy dance now!!
We Love and cherish your friendship,
TAKE HOLD OF ETERNITY
What an exciting time to be alive! Signs of the times are all around us. Romans 8:19-22 discusses that “all of creation is groaning as in labor pains…for the revealing of the sons of God.” Every day we see reports of the earth breaking down under the weight of the sin of each generation. It’s obvious that JESUS IS COMING SOON! But until we get to heaven, because the enemy knows his time is short, he is attacking on every front: family, marriage, the next generation, our nation, the economy, etc. We should not think it strange when we encounter various trials. Always remember, this is a FIGHT OF FAITH.
In First John 5:4, we learn that our faith is THE key to living a victorious life on this planet: “For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And THIS is the victory that has overcome the world—our FAITH.” So we are instructed in I Timothy 6:12 to “FIGHT the good fight of faith. We are also told to TAKE HOLD of the ETERNAL LIFE to which you were called.” To fight the good fight of faith we must refuse to quit when it gets hard. This means we understand that we are fighting for an ETERNAL REWARD!
In Philippians 3:14 Paul said, “I PRESS on toward the goal to win the [heavenly] PRIZE of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” Please understand that everyone does NOT receive the same reward when they get to heaven. Jesus made it clear in the parable of the talents in Matthew 25:14-30 that we would be rewarded for ALL ETERNITY according to our obedience here in the earth to HIS CALL. No matter what challenge you maybe facing today, ”…Do not become discouraged...For our momentary, light distress [this passing trouble] is producing for us an ETERNAL WEIGHT OF GLORY beyond all measure!” (II COR 4:16-17) WooHoo!! I can’t help but shout here!! We are investing every day for an ETERNAL reward that will be beyond anything we have ever known!
Jesus clarifies again in Matthew 7:21-23 the importance of OBEDIENCE to His Word and how it will affect our future: “Not everyone who says to Me, Lord, Lord, will enter the kingdom of heaven, but HE WHO DOES THE WILL OF MY FATHER Who is in heaven. Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name and driven out demons in Your name and done many mighty works in Your name? And then I will say to them openly, I never knew you; depart from Me, you who act wickedly [disregarding My commands].”
This is one of the scariest passages in the Bible to me! Jesus told those who were prophesying and doing mighty works in His name to depart from Him. These are people who went to church a lot! But they were focused on building their own kingdom. They did not take the time to seek Him FIRST in order to KNOW HIM, trust Him and obey Him! Christi and I have made it our determined purpose to KNOW Him BETTER! (Phil. 3:10) We should never place our plan before His purpose!!
It’s TIME TO CHOOSE! As you sow your precious seed this month, be encouraged that you are choosing to obey His will in giving financially to bless His kingdom. As you give, I encourage you to say this with me, “Lord please show me, What’s important? What’s not important? I want every day to count. I don’t want to waste any time here in the earth. I choose to fight the good fight of faith knowing that I am laying hold of eternity! As I give, I know there is eternal reward in store for me!” We truly value and appreciate your partnership in the Gospel.
Laying Hold of Eternity with you,
P.S. Please take advantage of all the FREE resources we have available at www.mylon.org. We’d love to see you in person at one of our ministry events. Please check our itinerary on our site to see when we will be in your area! Thank you for helping us reach the nations with the Love of God through TV ministry. You WILL receive ETERNAL REWARD for every life that is changed!