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Herald of Life APRIL - JUNE 2003

The Words of
This Life #3 Your Confession,
Acts 5:20 “Go, stand in
the temple and speak to
the Measure of your Fellowship
the people all the words E. W. Kenyon
Pastor Joe McIntyre of this life.”
There are many words that are used in the
New Testament, particularly in Paul’s epistles,
that are rich in meaning and full of blessing.
One such word, a favorite of Paul’s (and
Y ou remember that the
word “Fellowship”
means “Sharing equally.”
When He pours out His life in
us, His strength in us, His ability in
us, it is according to the measure
of the fullness of that Grace, that
Kenyon’s) is pleroma. It is usually translated His sharing with you, and
fullness. strength as unveiled in Jesus.
your sharing with Him.
John 1:16 “And of His fullness we have Eph. 3:19, “That ye may
This is one of the most precious be filled unto all the fullness
all received, and grace for grace.” John here
of all the teachings of the Epistles,
tells us that we have received from the of God. Now unto him that
that we share His ability, we share
fullness of Christ and it is in the realm of His strength, we share His faith is able to do exceeding
grace. Grace is God giving us what we don’t and Love. abundantly above all that
deserve. He freely gives us out of His divine We actually breathe in, not we ask or think, according
fullness. only His very life but His to the power that
In an amazing passage, Paul writes, Col- characteristics. worketh in us.”
ossians 2:9 “For in Him dwells all the fullness We come to know
That power is the
of the Godhead bodily” or to be more literal, this and so we dare
power of the Risen One that
“in Him dwells all the fullness of the God- to say it out loud, “The Lord
wrought so mightily in Paul, that
head in the form of a Body” and the next is the strength of my life; of
has wrought in the Church down
verse continues the thought, “and you are whom shall I be afraid?”
through the ages, our own won-
Eph. 4:7 becomes a living
complete (literally, made full — another form derful Lord.
of this word family) in Him who is the Head He is able to meet every need
of all principality and power.” “But unto each one of us of yours; every financial need,
Notice how the Amplified Bible renders was the grace given accord- spiritual need, and mental need.
this: Col 2:9,10 : “For in Him the whole ing to the measure of the gift He is able to touch your body
fullness of Deity (the Godhead) continues to of Christ.” and renew it and make it strong.
We confess that we have He is able to cause men and
dwell in bodily form (giving complete expres-
grace according to the measure women to come and help bear
sion of the divine nature).
unveiled in Jesus. your burdens and share your
Vs. 10: “And you are in Him, made full needs.
and having come to fullness of life (in Christ You see how limitless this
makes life, how utterly one can It is a limitless life this life of
you too are filled with the Godhead — ours.
abandon himself to the Father
Father, Son and Holy Spirit — and reach In Him we stand complete and
when he knows this.
full spiritual stature). And He is the Head fearless.
John 1:16, “For of His What a ministry, what a privilege
of all rule and authority (of every angelic
principality and power).” fulness we all receive, and actually having God in us, God with
(continued on page 5) grace upon grace.” us, God for us. ✞
Herald of Life
NEWS of the Ministry

J esus said that

He did not
come to call
Are You a “B.A.” E. W. Kenyon
the righteous, but
sinners. Here at A man asked Mr. Moody if he was an “O and O”.
the Ministry we Moody said he didn’t know what that meant.
are glad to tell you The man answered - It means out and out for Christ.
that our labor for Some of us have been denied the great degrees of the universities
Christ is to do of this world, but we can all have the degree “B. A.” – “Born Again”.
exactly that. We can all be born from above – be born into the very family of God.
Although Rev. We can be just as much the children of God, as was the Beloved
Kenyon’s books are Master as He walked the shores of Galilee.
known throughout We can be heirs of God and joint-heirs with Christ.
Jim & Bonnie Dofelmier Have you been born from above?
the world for bring-
ing the hidden meanings in God’s Word to life, Or, have you just joined a church and had what we might call a
Bonnie and I want to inform you that his books hypodermic or denominationalism or religion?
are the instruments used in bringing the lost to You may have received it at a revival or at the altar.
our Lord’s throne room of Grace. As great and You may have been very honest and zealous about it, but if you
revealing as Rev. Kenyon’s books are, we must have never been born again – as you read this, you will know it.
always remember that finding that one that is The Spirit will make you know it.
lost and bringing that person into our Lord’s out- You may be too proud in the flesh to acknowledge it.
stretched arms is the commission He has given You may not want to admit it.
each of us. But, you had better settle this question once and for all.
The News of this Ministry is good and we Get alone with Him and find it in the Word.
are all running the race well and our feet are (continued on page 6)
standing on solid ground. In these past few
years countless numbers have been Saved and
many more have been encouraged in their walk He’s My Father
with Christ. We give all the glory to our success E. W. Kenyon
these past years to our Lord. Jesus said that
there is so much work that needs to be done, Creator, Sustainer, of heaven and earth,
but so few laborers that are willing to do it. I For the ages can’t tell or reveal His worth,
can say that the Kenyon team for Christ is truly To all of His riches I’m an heir by birth,
among the willing and much has been accom- For He’s my Father.
plished for Jesus and His Gospel, because of their Jehovah, Almighty, of Covenant fame,
willingness to labor and be a part of this Ministry.
Who revealed to Moses the might of His Name,
We are truly grateful for the team’s effort and
together we will continue to be victorious for our Thru all the ages, He’s ever the same,
Lord. As a team we will continue the good fight And He’s my Father.
until that glorious day of the Lord’s return. That The giver of Jesus of old Galilee,
can only happen when His saving grace is heard Who died to redeem us, yes, dying for me,
to every corner of this world. This Ministry, the And when I shall meet Him, let this be my plea
Kenyon team and others are very close to doing
That He’s my Father.
just that. Our Lord is extremely pleased with your
efforts. Paul told us that we should not lose heart I love Him, I trust Him, I worship Him too,
in doing good for in due time we shall reap if we His will is my pleasure, I see it to do,
do not grow weary. His home is my mansion, when here I am thru,
Bonnie and I, along with the entire staff will For He’s my Father.
pray that each of you prosper in all you do. May
His peace rest and abide with each of you and all Chorus:
those you hold dear. Remember that Jesus sees Yes, He’s my Father,
your lives and He knows your name. You are Yes, He’s my Father,
never alone, as He is always with each of you. The Mighty God’s my Father, and I’m His child.
He loves and cares for us and we are all a part of Hallelujah, hallelujah, I’m His child,
His family. May God bless each of you richly. ✞ Yes, He’s my Father.

He Supplies Our
T his touches life at every angle, every
need, lets God into every phase of our
daily life. This means the end of worry,
I wonder if you have ever invited
Him in, if this is just a theory to you,
just a pretty poetic expression, or if it
body. He will not withhold comfort from
that sorrowing heart.
Give Him His place in your life, and
anxiety, and burden-bearing; the end of has become a reality to you. He will gladly take it.
hunger and want. Have you ever said to Him, “I want Phil. 4:19, “And my God shall supply
“No good thing will He with-hold you and the Father to come and make every need of yours.” This has a tone of
from them that walk uprightly.” your home with us.” Then you will give finality. It is your lover, your Father, that
them a place in your home. When you is talking to you. All things are possible
You are a son, a daughter. You are sit at the table, you will think of them as to Him. There is no restraint upon His
in His family. He is your Father. He sitting with you. When you go to sleep love. Fear not, take all that belongs to
must supply your needs. The very law at night, you will softly whisper, you, for that glorifies Him.
of relationship demands that He shall “Goodnight, Father, goodnight, Lord
care for you. Jesus. I thank you for being with me The Lord is My Shepherd
All we know of faithfulness, of truth, through the day and meeting my needs.” Now we are coming to the most pre-
of justice, comes from the Bible, and the John 17:23 “That they may know cious revelation of the heart of Jesus to
Bible comes from Him, so you can that thou lovedst them even as thou the heart of the church.
depend upon it absolutely. lovedst me.” David saw it by faith. He tells us in
You can hear Him whisper, “Fear Psalms 23:1, “The Lord is my shepherd; I
thou not, for I am with thee; be not God is Love shall not want.”
dismayed, for I am thy God.” To most of us God has been a far-off He carries me and my load. I have a
God is our Father policeman type of God. We have not place in His heart, and I have given Him
visualized Him as our own very Father a place in mine.
There is a thrill in the very thought. God. We have thought of Him as some- In Gal. 2:20, Paul cries, “Who loved
This great God of the universe is our one that was so holy and unapproachable me, and gave Himself up for me.” That
Father. that we would approach Him as slaves is my Lord...how utterly beautiful it is.
Jesus brought this truth when He before their master.
said, “Our Father, who art in Heaven.” 1 Peter 5:7, “Casting all your
That is altogether wrong. He is a anxiety upon Him, for He careth
He wishes to fill a Father’s place in great wonderful Father God, and He is a
every life; to be to you a Father, an able lover. 1 John 4:7-8 gives us an intimate for you.”
Father, a loving Father, a Father that heart photograph of the Father. How utterly near He is, how real.
bears you and your burdens. My own Lord Christ.
Jesus introduces Him in John 10:29, “Beloved, let us love one another;
Psalms 27:1, “Jehovah is the strength
“My Father, who hath given them unto for love is of God, and everyone that of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?”
me, is greater than all.” loveth is begotten of God, and The fear of man has brought a snare, but
How often I turn to this scripture knoweth God. He that loveth not Jesus has delivered me from the snare.
when things press hard upon me, and I No longer am I fearful. I am resting
knoweth not God; for God is love.”
whisper to my own heart, “My Father is quietly in His strength, in His protection.
greater than all.” What would love do? What do lovers
do? All that love will do, He will do. All Heb. 13:5-6 “The Lord is my helper I
When I am confronted with bills that will not fear. Read this scripture over
must be met, my comfort is that “My that a lover will do, He will do.
Remember Romans 8:31-32, “What carefully. Let the truth soak into your
Father is greater than all.” very being until that burden that you
then shall we say to these things. If God
Matt. 6:32 “For your Heavenly is for us, who is against us? He that have been carrying will stop being a
Father knoweth that ye have need spared not His own son, but delivered burden and will be just a memory of
of all these things.” Him up for us all, how shall He not also deliverance by your Lord.
with Him freely give us all things?” Learn to rest in Him. Trust in Him
That means clothing, food, gas for with an abandonment, just as Daniel
your car, money to meet payments. Yes, This is His attitude. He gave us His
did, just as the three Hebrew boys did
your Heavenly Father! The wonder of it! Son, and His Son did suffer for us. Then
who were thrown into the fiery furnace.
This great God is your Heavenly Father, He will give us all things that are neces-
That abandonment challenges His love
and He knows every need, every sary for our joy and our well being. He
and protection.
heartache. will not withhold healing from that sick


Every Need E.W.

Psalms 46:1, “God is our refuge and My Father The Place of Rest
strength, a very present help in trouble.”
There is music in that name, the very You know your Father, and you know
“The Lord is the strength of my life
rhythm of love. “The Father Himself Jesus your Lord. You know what you
of whom shall I be afraid?” You rest in
loveth me.” are, a child of God. You know His ability
this and do not fear.
John 16:27, “For the Father Himself and love. You are in a safe place.
Fear Thou Not loveth you.” Psalms 91:1-6,
The very word, “Father,” suggests a “He that dwelleth in the
This is the voice of Love. How it
home, children, love, laughter, joy. That
vibrates in the very air. secret place of the Most
is what my Father gives. My heart rests
“Fear thou not.” He knows that we High shall abide under
in Him. This is so personal. He loves
are surrounded by enemies, but what
me. He knows me, and I can make Him the shadow of the
can an enemy do to you with a Lord like
happy, I can bring joy to His great Father almighty.”
Him to protect you!
Isaiah 41:10, “Fear thou not, The secret place of
John 10:29, “My Father is greater the Most High is in Christ.
for I am with thee; be not dismayed,
than all.” The shadow of the almighty is
for I am thy God.” That is my song. I sing it in the pres- resting in His Word.
He wants us to remember who He ence of my enemies. “He is my refuge and
is, what He is, and then to remember “He prepares a table before me in the
that He is ours and we are His. my fortress; my God,
presence of my failures. My cup run-
His reputation is at stake, and He neth over. Surely goodness and mercy
in whom I trust.”
whispers to your heart, “Fear thou not, will administer to me on my right hand Your Father has
for I am with thee; be not dismayed, for and on my left.” become your refuge,
I am thy God; I will strengthen thee.” Matt. 6:25-26, “Take no thought, your your fortress, where you hide away
That is physical strength, that is financial heavenly Father knoweth that ye have from your enemies in fearless security.
strength, that is mental strength. It does need of all these things.” You are not “He will deliver thee from the
not make any difference how weak you afraid of disease or sickness, you have snare of the fowler, and from the
are...your weakness is His opportunity. no anxiety about your bills, no worry deadly pestilence.” You are not afraid
Your inability is a challenge to His ability. about people, no anxious cares. of disease. You whisper softly at night,
“I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee “He will cover my children with His
with the right hand of my righteousness.”
2 Chron. 16:9, “You are under Pinions, and under His wings shall they
Isaiah 43:2, “When thou passeth His eye. He loves you. You remember take refuge. His truth is a shield and
through the waters, I will be with thee; that He said to Asa, “The eyes of a buckler.”
and through the rivers, they shall not Jehovah run to and fro throughout You comfort your heart while others
overflow thee; when thou walkest the whole earth, to show Himself are filled with fear. You rest in Him as
through the fire, thou shalt not be a child rests in His mother’s arms.
burned, neither shall the flame kindle strong in the behalf of them whose You are not afraid, for you are shielded
upon thee. For I am Jehovah thy God.” heart is perfect toward Him.” by His grace, kept in His love.
This is love talking to you. How You are trusting Him, and He is Psalms 68:19-20, “Blessed be
fearless your heart can become now. strong on your behalf. the Lord, who daily beareth our
Isaiah 44:3, “For I will pour water Psalms 50:15, “Call unto me in the
upon him that is thirsty, and streams day of trouble.” This is love speaking. burden. God is unto us a God of
upon the dry ground.” This is your loving Father talking to you. deliverances.” ✞
Phil. 4:13, “I can do all things in him Once again you can hear Him whis-
that strengtheneth me.” per, “Fear not, I am on your side.” All
The strength of God makes you He was to Jesus, He is to you. As He
superior to your enemies. The wisdom loved Jesus, He loves you. As He always
of God makes you independent of your responded to Jesus and heard His
enemies. The love of God lifts you above prayers, so He will hear yours. “Fear
your enemies. thou not, Your Father loves you.”


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The Words of This Life #3 (Continued from page 1)

We are in Christ and are made full We are so full of the Divine Life that of us but of God.”
with His fullness, the fullness of God! we are designated the fullness of Christ. In Ephesians 3, Paul prays for us that
In the New Creation we are filled with E. W. Kenyon has often stated that we would be so strengthened by His
God’s Life and Nature. As Paul says, the Church needs desperately to be- Spirit and so know the love of Christ
“it is no longer I that lives, but Christ come “God-inside” minded. We need that we would be filled with the fullness
lives in me.” (Paraphrase of Gal. 2:20). to recognize Who dwells in us. “Greater of God. God reveals His will through
And there’s more: is He that is in us than he who is in the the prayer of the apostle that we would
In Paul’s masterful prayer in world.” We are God-indwelt creatures. experience being filled with His full-
Ephesians 1, he says concerning the Learning to day by day rely on the ness. It is already true in Christ and
Church: “And He put all things under indwelling presence — the fullness — God desires it to become our daily
His feet, and gave Him to be head over that is in us, is the key to the victorious experience as well. “Whatever you ask
all things to the church, which is His life of faith. the Father in My name He will give it
body, the fullness of Him who fills all We have, as Paul stated elsewhere, you. Ask and you will receive that your
in all.” We are the fullness of Christ! “this treasure in an earthen vessel that joy may be full”. (Jn. 16:23,24)
the excellence of the power may not be

Are You a “B.A.”
Prayer E. W. Kenyon

(continued from page 2)

Recently a little tract was handed to me, Do not ask your pastor or any one else.
and the question was “Which is the first in Go to the head-quarters.
your life — prayer, preaching or service?” If you haven’t been born again you can know it right now.
This question has stirred me up. Do not trust in religion, or experience or emotions.
I am sure that Prayer is first. Trust the Word.
Preaching is necessary; teaching is im- HAVE you been born again?
perative; study of the Word must be done, Have you received Eternal Life?
but prayer must have the first place. Is God your God or your Father?
Are you His Child?
Real prayer is not a one-sided affair, but
Are you in His family?
it is talking things over with the Lord.
To be baptized doesn’t satisfy.
It is your coming into such absolute Being confirmed won’t solve the problem.
fellowship with Him that He can unveil to Has the Spirit witnessed with your spirit that you are born
you His purposes. of God - born from above?
Prayer can never take a second place in How may you know?
my life again. Go to Him and say: “God I come to you in Jesus Name
Prayer must be first. and ask you to reveal yourself to me.
History proves that those who put prayer I will take your Son as my Saviour, and confess Him as
first were better prepared for preaching, for Lord, and I yield my whole being to His Lordship.
personal work, for testimony and for singing I trust thee now to give me Eternal Life and make me your
than they ever were before. own very child. In Jesus Name. Amen.”
Let us put prayer first. As sure as He sits upon the throne, just so surely will He
answer that prayer and give you Eternal Life. ✞

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