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Chapter I. PROLONG YOUR LIFE MY BROTHER DID NOT BELIEVE THAT A MAN COULD DIE BEFORE HIS TIME. He said, "You can't die until your time comes. Regardless if I am in a Japanese pill box nine feet thick when it comes my time to die, I will die. Nothing can kill me until my time comes. One night the Lord awoke me with a burden to pray for him. The Holy Spirit prayed through me for hours. Then I received the assurance that he was safe. The Lord gave me a vision that he had been in serious trouble, but my prayers had been heard and he was safe. The next day a cablegram came to me, saying that he was in Midway Island. H(:' was in a four day and night battle AS he was serving in the Marines. The enemy had already taken several islands; but that was the turning point in the war. The United States Marines won the battle. And my brother was not hurt! Later nine-tenths of his "buddies" were killed, but my brother's life was saved! If he could not die until his time came why did the Holy Spirit awake me and tell me to pray? Why didn't I just turn over and say, "what is to be will be if it never is", and go back to sleep? What was the use in my losing sleep and praying for something that would have happened anyway? Thousands of people say, "I can't die until my time comes." God says, we can lengthen or shorten our lives according to the way we live, and the way we believe. KING ASA DIED BEFORE HIS TIME. "And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he sought not to the Lord, but to the physicians. And Asa slept with his fathers, and died in the one and fortieth year of his reign." 2 Chron. 16 :12,13. WHY DID ASA DIE BEFORE HIS TIME? The Word of God gives the answer, "In his disease he sought not to the Lord, but to the physicians." A sinner shall not prolong his days (Eccl. 8 :13) "The fear of the Lord prolongeth days: but the years of -1-

the wicked shall be shortened" (Prov. 10 :27). JESUS KNEW MEN COULD DIE BEFORE THEIR TIME. The fact that Jesus raised people from the dead and gave others power to do so, shows that many people die an immature death. All the people that Jesus raised from the dead were young people. It made the Bible more real to us as we went down into the tomb where Lazarus lay for four days. Lazarus was a young man and had not lived out his days when he died. The son of the widow of N ain was a young man and had not lived out his life. Jarius' daughter died an immature death. Jesus came and brought life back to her. He let her live out her days. The boy that Elijah raised from the dead was brought back to life so he could rightfully have what belonged to him. Elisha raised a young man from the dead because he had died before his time. Peter called Dorcas back to life. She was a woman "full of good actions and of charitable practices". "She happened to take ill and died at this time". She was brought back to life and evidently finished out her days. It is reported that a doctor recently purchased a ticket on a plane after he had taken out heavy insurance. Then suddenly he put another man on the plane in his name. A bomb blew up the plane and forty seven people, including children, went down and perished in the Gulf of Mexico! The newspaper reported the doctor as telling his dear wife, "Honey it can't be helped; we can't take it too hard. It just happened to be my friend's time to go. Nothing could prevent it." Evidently the doctor thinks he is God's servant to bring to pass His will. Did it happen to be the day for those forty-seven innocent people, of all ages to die? Did it "happen" that it was so ordained, before the foundation of the world, that they, all from different parts of the world, must die at a given hour, minute, and second? They say the doctor planned it to so "happen" that his wife could collect his insurance, and not let people know he was still alive. It seems that it will

so "happen" at a given moment that he will die in the electric chair. Perhaps he will bravely walk out to the chair and speak comforting words to his wife, "Honey, don't worry, it could not be helped; it just happened to be my time to go; nothing can prevent it." You can't blame him too much, since the tradition of the elders handed it down to him since birth. Tradition replaced the Word of God in his life. It is a habit people have of blaming God for everything that happens. Some people say that nothing can kill us until our time comes. But God's Word says that Satan comes to kill and destroy. "The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly" (John 10:10). MANY PEOPLE ARE TURNED OVER TO SAT AN TO DIE AN EARLY DEATH. It was not the will of God for the two hundred and fifty men to rebel against Moses and try to stop the progress of the work of the Lord. God commanded them not to disobey His commandments and rebel against His leader. They criticized Moses as many men critize their pastor in our time. It so happened that Moses was a man of faith and believed in miracles. So this man of God turned them over to the destroyer for the destruction of the flesh. They had stood in the way of the progress of God's work. The earth opened and swallowed them and their families because they had murmured against the leader. The Church rolled on. (Num. 16:32). They were not the only ones who were deceitful hypocrites, who pretended to be right when they were not. The Lord let a plague come and destroy thousands of others for trying to slow up the workings of the Holy Spirit. (Num. 16:49). The Lord commands us to turn the trouble-makers over to Satan for the destruction of the flesh when they rebel (I Cor. 5:5). Ananias and Sapphira tried tp throw a monkey-wrench into the Church machinery. Peter turned them over to

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Satan. They were put away so that thousands of others might be saved. (Acts 5:10). Paul turned people over to Satan for the destruction of the flesh. (l Tim. 1 :20). This should only be done as the Holy Spirit directs. It is better than having a public church trial, that tears up more than can be repaired in twenty years. Had all these folk had their way they would have voted such men as Moses, Peter, Paul and Jesus out; taken the reigns, and hired them another leader. .' It was not God's will that these men rebel against His anointed take over the leadership of the church, hire and fire whothey wanted. It was not His perfect will that they rebel against the Holy Spirit and die before they lived out their days. Yet we have people who say, "Nothing can cause me to die until my time comes." "That his heart be not lifted up above his brethren . to the end that he may prolong his days ... (Deut. 17:20). ". . . Thus said the Lord; Behold, I set before you the way of.life, and the way of death." (Jer. 21 :8). There was a sentence of death passed on all the Jews. On the day they were to die they stood for their life, protected themselves and lived (Esther 8: 11). Had they not stood for their life they would have been killed. Sometimes the Lord sees fit to let war overtake peop~e because they forget their vow to Him and get out of H~s will. He merely withdraws His blessing. His glor~ he will not give to another. When He withdraws His ~le~smgspeople walk out into judgment and die before their b~e. There is no protection. So Satan kills them." All the SInners of my people shall die by the sword." (Amos 9 :10). Jeremiah spent his life trying to get them to obey the Lord and prevent death and destruction. Yet some of t?em believed "what is to be will be if it never is." They re~~Ined there and died. Had Jeremiah believed as some ministers today he would not have "wasted" his time trying to get those religious people to escape death. He would have taken it easy and gone to the honky-tonks with them. He would have said, "It will happen any way." But he was

faithful and preached to them: "Why will ye die . . . 7" (Jer. 27 :13). The Bible says, ". . . bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days ... " (Ps. 55 :23). THE LORD HAS KEPT MILLIONS FROM DYING BEFORE THEIR TIME. There was one little woman with an issue of blood who the doctors gave up to die. They said that she could not live. I have often wondered why they took all her money when they knew she could not live anyway. After she spent all her money they dismissed her. But Jesus healed her and extended her life." (Mark 5). Hundreds of ministers believe in "mercy killing". When someone is incurable they believe the physicians should give them something to make them die early, to get them out of their suffering. Had the people practiced "mercy killing" when Jesus was here the little woman with the issue of blood would have died before her time. Had "mercy killing" been legal in this country I would have been in my grave before I met the Master, for three times in my life, when I was incurable, Jesus came to my rescue and healed me. My life was prolonged! Tradition of the elders makes the World of God of no effect in the lives of many people. Recently a well-meaning minister, while preaching a young man's funeral quoted a verse from the Bible: "Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble". That is well and good; but this minister did not go ahead and explain that this is not talking about a man that is born of God. A man that is born of woman may live a short life; he may have trouble; but to the man born of God, the Lord promises long life and freedom from trouble. "He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble: I will deliver him, and honour him." "With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation." (Ps. 91:15-16.) TRADITION CAUSES THOUSANDS TO DIE BEFORE THEIR TIME. They die because they would rather believe tradition than

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to believe the Word of the Lord. You cannot believe tradition and believe the Word of God at the same time. A man reads Roman 8 :28 and says that everything works together for good. If his baby gets sick and dies, he says that everything is working for the best. If his wife dies in a car wreck, he says that it is working for good. When his son gets possessed with a lust devil, he satisfies himself by saying it is working together for good. If another son kills someone and commits suicide; even while he is lying in bed with a cancer he says all these things are working for the best. If Satan comes along and tears his church all to pieces he says all this is for the best. If you will read this verse again you will see the one verse does not complete all the meaning. It begins with the word "And" which shows that is only the last part of the thought. Man divided the Scripture into verses, the Holy Spirit had nothing to do with it. Man divides the meaning by taking one verse at a time and putting his interpretation on it. If you will read a few verses before this you will find it carries this meaning: I don't know what I should"pray for as I should. The Holy Spirit intercedes through me. The Holy Spirit never prays contrary to God's will. When the Holy Spirit prays through me He brings God's will to pass in my life. If you pray after your own thoughts and words you may pray contrary to God's will. If you pray in the Holy Ghost you always pray according to God's will. If you pray according to God's will you will pray ~or healing, salvation and deliverance from an early death. You say that [..11 things are working together for good. That is a good way to be so lazy and unconcerned that you wi11let Satan come in and steal your victory, your health, and even your life! Satan comes to kill and destroy. He is seeking whom he may devour. Paul said that Satan hindered him from doing some things. (l Thes. 2 :18). There is no need in your being too lazy to fight the devil, through faith in God and the Holy Spirit, and then blame God for what

Satan did, by saying all these things work together for good. "Making the word of God of no effect through your traditions ... " (Mark 7:13). SOME PEOPLE THINK IT IS GOD'S WILL TO TAKE THEM BEFORE THEIR TIME. You cannot believe two opposite things at one time. You can't believe that the Democrats and the Republicans are going to vote in a president. You can't believe that God is going to let you live at the same time you believe that it is God's will for you to die. I started to pray for a lady. She said, "Maybe it is God's will to take me. Satan was telling her that so she would not believe that she would be raised up and live. God does not want you to die for Him. He wants you to live for Him. I went to pray for Sister Johnson. After everyone left the ruom she wanted to talk to me privately about something that was "important." She told me confidentially that the Lord showed her that she would never be well again, that she would never arise from that sick bed. "This one time I will not be healed. It is God's time to take me", she declared. After sitting there for a while I started to go. "Aren't you going to pray for me?" she asked. "No, you told me that you have cancer. You said that you are going to die, that God is not going to raise you up." "I would like for you pray for me", she said. "There is no need praying for you", I said, "if you know that you won't be healed". She kept insisting that I pray for her. "I will pray for you under one condition", I said. "What is that?" she asked. "I will pray for God to heal you if you will get up, put on your clothes, and go to church". About that time her husband came to the door. She looked around at him and said, "John, are you ready to go to church ?" "No," said John, but I can get ready very quickly." We prayed a simple prayer. God healed her. I stepped out of the room. Brother and Sister Johnson dressed and were ready for church in a few minutes. That

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has been about eight years ago and they are still going to church, walking about three miles there and three miles back. Some people say, "God will heal every time but one; that is when He gets ready to take me". I say God is willing to heal every time. He will heal you three minutes before you go to heaven. You must be well anyway before you get there. If He gets ready to carry you to heaven He is willi~g to heal you before you go. You don't have to be sick to die. What business does the devil have going to and fro? It is to seek whom he may devour. "He weakened my strength in the way ; he shortened my days" (Ps. 102 :23). "Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases; Who redeemeth thy life from destruction ... " (Ps. 103 :3-4). THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DIE BECAUSE THEY REBEL AG AINST THE LORD. Look at all the people who were destroyed by Noah's flood. You can't say that it was God's will to destroy them. Then why did He give them a chance to be saved?" It repented the Lord that He had made man; they were so sinful. It is not His will that any should perish, but all should come to repentance. The Children of Israel wandered in the wilderness for forty years. They saw the miracles of God. Then they ~ebelled against the Lord. The Lord let everyone of them die. He refused to let them go over in the land which He had promised them. They died before their time. It was G?d's will for them to go into the land which He had promised to them. But they rebelled against His will and died an early age. "Your carcases shall fall in this wilderness; and all that were numbered of you, according to your whole number, from twenty years old and upward, which have murmured against me" (Num. 14 :29). ., The Lord provided a way for the people 111 Lot s day to be saved. They rebelled against His way and will. They were destroyed and did not live out their days. Lot's wife c?uld have been saved, but she looked back and turned to a pillar

of salt. Too many people take the lazy way out and say, "What is to be will be". That is the reason they are lost. God says, "Choose ye this day whom ye will serve." "See I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil" (Deut, 30: 15) . If we obey the Lord He will give us long life. "For it is not a vain thing unto you; because it is your life: and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, whither ye go over Jordan to possess it" (Deut. 32 :47). If we don't obey God our life will be shortened. "Moreover all these curses shall come upon thee, and shall pursue thee, and overtake thee, 'til thou be destroyed; because thou hearkenedst not unto the voice of the Lord thy God." (Deut. 28:45) "The Lord shall cause thee to be smitten before thine enemies: thou shalt go out one way against them, and flee seven ways before them: ... and thy carcass shall be meat unto all the fowls of the air ... " (vv. 25-26). THOUSANDS OF GOOD PEOPLE DIE AN EARLY DEATH For instance many thousands of innocent people die on our highways each year. They die by the hands of drunkards, beer guzzlers, and hot-headed fools. Satan comes to kill and destroy the lives of mankind. If you are one who believes and argues "What is to be will be if it never is", then you are not in favor of trying to vote out the saloons, paying policemen to control traffic, or trying to put warning signs up to warn people of death traps, for, you say, it is going to happen anyway .. You say they can't die until their time comes. You are in favor of taking down all the red lights, stop signs, and speed limits. Fools will run wild and slaughter each other many times worse than they do now. All you will do is sit back, fold your little hands'and say, "Well, it was their time to go or they would not have died". Millions of men die in hospitals with sickness and disease of every sort. Teaming thousands of lives are saved by

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Christian physicians. But you say, "It makes no difference. They can't die until their time comes." You say, "When it comes their time to die they will die". You are in favor of not having hospitals, doctors, nurses, or trying to help people recover from any kind of disease. For you say the doctors can't keep people from dying, they will die anyway. If you are one of those folk who believe that good physicians can extend the lives of men, then if physicians can do so, I know God has more power than physicians, and can cause us to live longer if we pray unto Him. . Millions of good men die in war, caused by gangsters and race-haters. But you believe that they will die anyway. Why send ambassadors of peace to try to make peace treaties? Why do we pray for our loved ones in the fox holes over there in no man's land? I suppose you turn over and ShY, "what is to be will be if it never is", go to sleep, and snore all night. A colored man died in the electric chair for raping ~ six year old white girl and killing her. Did they die before their time; or did God so fix it that it came their time to die? Some folk say, "God is not a just God to kill all these good people". God is trying to blockade the way to destruction. The devil comes only to kill and destroy. Jesus came not to destroy man's life, but to save man's life (Luke 9 :56). Faith in God will deliver you from all these death traps. Now abideth faith. If you have faith you will receive deliverance from an early death. "If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed ... nothing shall be impossible unto you" (Matt. 17 :20).

THE LORD DOES NOT WANT PEOPLE TO DIE BEFORE THEIR TIME
That fact has been proven in the lives of teaming thousands of people throughout the world for many years. It has been proven true in my life. I feel like I am a living monument to the grace of our Lord. The nobleman's son "was at the point of death". Jesus healed him and extended his life. My mother tells me that I only weighed two pounds when

I was born. I was given up to die. I was skin and bones. Besides this I was sick for months to come. When I was eighteen months old my mother could hold me in the palm of her hand. I learned to walk twice and talk twice in these first eighteen months. As far back as I can remember I was sickly. When I was about seven or eight years old I took a long spell of fever. I was unconscious for days at a time. They did not think I would live. Many times while growing up I was poisoned on beer, home-brew, apple cider and other strong drinks, which I was persuaded to drink. People fought me with rocks and home-made knucks. While in this condition someone hit my hand and caused two bullets to go just over a man's head. One of my best friends died in the electric chair because he killed his friend. One of my friends drank six gallons of bootleg liquor in a week, and died at the age of twenty-four. Was it God's will for my boy friend to kill the man and then die in the electric chair himself? It was the devil's will. What saved my life? My mother was at home praying the prayer of faith for her son. I know prayer changes things. Through her faithful prayers the Lord saved my life. When I was nineteen years old God healed me of an incurable disease. When I was twenty-six years old I was healed of an incurable trouble. Jesus came that you shall have life and life more abundantly. He said, "Because I live ye shall live also." Claim this promise: "And the Lord will take away from thee all sickness, and will put none of the evil diseases of Egypt, which thou knoweth, upon thee; but will lay them upon all them that hate thee." (Deut. 7 :15). " ... the number of thy days I will fulfill" (Exodus 23:26)

MANY PEOPLE DIE BEFORE THEIR TIME BECAUSE THEIR FAITH HAS BEEN KILLED
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The good pastor arose before the audience and addressed the people like this: "Let's remember Sister S. in prayer that she will bow submissively to God's will. From one service to another he prayed publicly for the good sister that she would be submissive to the will of God. I did not know what he was talking about! Finally one night he announced that she finally became submissive to the will of the Lord and "passed on to her reward." This brother was pastoring what he called a "full gospel church". But it was a long way from the full gospel. He was a long way from a full gospel preacher. He and his church was a long way from the New Testament pattern. I don't read in the Bible that the apostles prayed that people would be willing to die. Most people want to die and get out of their suffering. They want the easy way out. The apostles prayed that God would heal the sick. This pastor did not once mention the Lord would heal her. He was teaching all his members to pray that she would die. Is that all a preacher can do, just walk into a sick-room and say, "Bow sub~i,~sive to God's will. You will get a wonderful reward for this". Someone asked a man if he wanted God to heal his wife. The man did not answer. I said, "Do you believe in healing?" He said, "Yes, I believe in healing. I believe if God .wants her to live she will live. If God wants her to die she will die." That is a lazy way of believing. Needless to say his poor wife died, all because some good pastor had ta~~ht the ignorant man wrong. They had taught him tradition instead of the New Testament doctrine. It is God's will to heal people every time of all manner of sickness and all manner of disease. When He gets ready for you to go to heaven He can heal you and let you go shouting. You don't need to be like a rotten apple, full of worms, fall off before your time. "Who forgiveth ALL thine iniquities; who healeth ALL thy diseases; Who redeemeth thy life from destruction ... " (Ps. 103 :3-4) . UNBELIEF CAUSES MANY PEOPLE TO DIE BEFORE THEIR TIME Because of rank unbelief and a carnal mind many people

have caused many good Christians to be lifted up with spiritual pride. They make them think they Are afflicted because of their righteousness. They tell them that sickness is a blessing. But if you think sickness is a blessing why don't you ask God to bless grandma and grandpa with two cancers instead of one. Ask God to give all your children polio and arthritis, if you think sickness is a blessing. Sickness is a killer. At funerals, well meaning ministers, trying to comfort the relatives, trying to make the deceased a martyr, because she died with disease, will take his text like this, "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints." This is said many times when sickness and the devil killed someone before their time. A diamond is precious; but it is also valuable. Valuable in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints (Ps, 116: 15). The Lord is not anxious to lose a soul-winner out of his army. A good soldier is a great loss to His army when this soldier dies an early death. The Lord is interested in our living and winning souls for Him. You will not win anyone to the Lord after you die. There is no reward in the grave. "... God is not the God of the dead, but of the living" (Matt. 22 :32). MANY PEOPLE DIE BEFORE THEIR TIME BECA USE THEY DON'T EXERClSE F AITE Many good people have not been taught to fight the devil. Some of them have been taught to accuse God. They say the Lord made 'them sick. If you walk out of the house and a mad dog bites you, would you blame your mother for it, after she told you to stay in the house? As long as you stay in the house you are protected from the mad dog. But if you get out of the house Against her orders the dog bites you. If you stay under the blood, in obedience, and exercise faith, God has promised you protection. If you believe the tradition of the elders instead of the plain Word of God, you are not protected. You must use the way of escape which God has provided for you. That is the way of faith. Many good people are killed in cyclones because they -13-

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simply fail to exercise faith for protection. Many good people are destroyed on planes, trains, and cars, or in explosions, because they forget that they can exercise faith for divine protection. If they are accidentally killed I don't see how they can blame God for killing them; or say that they had to go that way, because it "happened to come their time to die". That is not according to the Bible teaching. Why did the Lord make cities of refuge for the man who slayed a man accidentally if he could not die until' his time came? (Deut. 18 :18). Suppose the man had said "I can't die until my time comes". Suppose he had refused to go into the city of refuge. He would have been as millions are today, who fail to go into refuge, who die before their time. If Satan had his way he would give you cancer of the lungs, tumor of the brain, leakage of the heart, and high blood pressure before tomorrow night. He would possess you with a suicide spirit or an insanity demon. He would destroy your life as early as possible. If Jesus has His way you will run into the refuge, the Rock of Ages. Will you accept what Jesus has already given to you? "Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you." (Luke 10:19). BROTHER HURSHEL DIED BEFORE HIS TIME. Brother Hurshel was a man who preached for thirty-three years. He preached that he had the Baptism of the Holy Ghost. One night he came to our meeting. His wife was a school teacher. As I prayed for her healing she fell under the power of God and received the Holy Ghost. Then Brother Hurshel came up to me and said, "Do it to me. Do it to me !" I said, "Go and get you a room, lie down on your back like a little child and begin to praise the Lord. Stay right there until you receive the Holy Ghost. I really did not know that he would be willing to do that. But he secured a room. He lay down and said, "I will be right here until Christmas .or receive the Holy Ghost, like my wife did". In a few minutes he was filled with the Holy Ghost as was poured out on the day of Pentecost! From then 011 he began to have great

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meetings from nation to nation. He began to set the world on fire in revival meetings! This time his meetings were the New Testament type. He and his wife came to our revival in Lubbock, Texas. He came in the healing line to be prayed for, but I did not pray for him. The next day he phoned me to ask me why I did not pray for him. He told me that he was suffering with heart trouble. ''You don't have any heart trouble", I said, "Go and let the doctor examine you; I will pay the bill." He took me at my word, went to the doctor and was examined. The report was that he did not have heart trouble. He had been running too fast and driving too hard. The doctor told him the same thing I did, that he must slow down if he wanted to get better. Jesus told His disciples, after they had been on a tour of casting out devils and healing the sick with His power, that they must come apart, and rest awhile. We must come apart and rest or we will come apart (Mark 6:31). When a man is laboring under a heavy anointing his body is weakened tremendously. As he enters into the spirit world and fights demons his body is weakened as Daniel, Elijah, Ezekiel, and others were weakened. There remained no more strength in them. One must come back into the natural again to regain his strength. A few people when coming to this place have resorted to sleeping pills. In this way they were not helped. They thought they were. But really they only hastened toward a nervous breakdown. Jesus is right after all. Any preacher needs to rest at least one dAY out of seven. If he is overworked on Sunday then each Monday is every seventh day also. He needs to hide himself Away. Go out of town and not let anyone know where he is. The Lord said for us to pray that He would send laborers into the harvest. He did not say for us to try to do everything ourselves. But many ministers put themselves under obligations until they think they must drive themselves on. Your heart is a governor. When it begins to act up you should slow down immediately. You say, "You should have

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faith for healing." God has promised to heal all manner of sickness and all diseases. But when we abuse our bodies and disobey the laws of health we are breaking God's laws. Healing restores one to normal, It is not normal for you to make an iron man out of yourself, or to think you are a mule. will admit that we have the anointing of God, that the anointing is powerful. But Paul was temperate in all things. He kept his body under subjection, lest after he preached he would become cast away. The wisdom of God says that we have this treasure in earthen vessels (I Cor. 9 :27). Regardless of the powerful anointing we have in these bodies they are yet earthen vessels. We still need food, sleep, and rest. BROTHER HURSHEL DID NOT KNOW THAT HE WOULD DIE BEFORE HIS TIME. The Lord gave him some dreams. He dreamed the same thing twice. He dreamed that he saw a bronze casket. It WhS empty. He went back to sleep and dreamed the same thing. This time he saw the same bronze casket. But he was lying in it with a brown suit on. He awoke with the power of God around him. He was very much impressed! He told me the dream. He said that he believed it was from the Lord. I told him that the dream would come to pass if he did not slow down. But he thought he must continue on with two services daily. He closed one meeting and went rig-ht into another. His sermons were about one hour long. H(} worked in the altar service, had a prayer line for the sick. and sang several songs under a heavy anointing. No one seemed to know the strain that was on his physical body. I received a card from Brother Hurshel. He was a different man. His spirit was broken. He that has a broken spirit is like a city without walls. He had no resistance. In this card he said he was discouraged, that he was at the end of his row, had no strength, and did not know what to do. He could not understand why his body could not take what he wanted to put on it. Then one day his dear wife phoned me long distance. She said that he gave up and went on to be with the Lord. He was buried in the same bronze casket and the same brown suit that he saw in his dream. My grandfather worked himself to death and died about

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to wait on me. God has shown me; if I stay here they will kiJ1 me." Many of his friends began to phone in, saying that the Lord had shown them that he would get well if he were taken home. I had a dream. In this dream I saw four doctors holding" him and refusing to let him go. One was a Communist who was trying to find his chance to kill him. I awoke with the power of God all around me! That morning I went to church and formed a 24-hourprayer chain for him. But while I was doing this- he was dying. Since then people have said, "God killed him because he turned against the power of God." Here are the real facts: God did not kill him. He did not turn against God's power. Satan killed him when he caught him worked almost to death. God offered a way for his recovery. God did His to get one hundred people to work one hundred people. we would have come unto you, even but Satan hindered us (I Thes. Chapter II.

LIVE ALL YOUR LIFE RECEIVE GOD'S WORD .JUST AS IT IS.

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This proves it is better than to do the work of Paul said, "Wherefore I Paul, once And again; 2:18).

IT IS NOT GOD'S WILL FOR HIS CHILDREN TO BE DESTROYED WITH A DREADFUL DISEASE OR TO DIE AN UNTIMELY DEATH. The Lord said, "Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in his season." Job 5 :26.

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Too many Christians today receive the tradition of the elders that has made the Word of God of no effect in the lives of millions. You need to learn to receive the simplicity of the Word of God. Do like Jesus. Say, "It is written". The Bible declares that obedience to the word of God prolongs your life. God says for the children to obey their parents that their days may be long upon the earth (Eph. 6). Do you believe that? The Bible teaches that we may lengthen or shorten our days, depending on the way we live. Disobedience to God's Commandments shortens men's lives. "Thou shalt keep therefore his statutes and his commandments, which I command thee this day, that it may be well with thee ... and thou rnayest prolong thy days upon the earth ... " (Deut, 4 :40). "Ye shall walk in all the ways which the Lord your God hath commanded you, that he may live, and that it may be well with you, and that ye may prolong your days . . ." (Deut. 5 :33). Women were killed who lost their virginity (Deut, 22 :21). Most people would say it just came their time to die. But Jesus did not believe that. He saw a woman about to be stoned to death, forgave her, and extended her life. He said, "Neither de i condemn thee; go and sin no more" (Luke 8)_ He wants to do others the same way. People were put to death for breaking the sabbath day (Num. 15 :35). Of course, God knew His business. He knows that working every day without a day of rest is not good for a man. He knows that a man's body needs one day's rest out of each seven. Man is made like that. Russia tried resting each fifth day; then every eighth day; then she found that they could yield more production by resting each

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seventh day. The Bible is right after all. People were put to death for cursing. This shows that breaking the commandments will shorten your life. (Mark 7:10). People were killed for breaking the commandments. Some folk would have us believe that "It was for them to die that way, so they just died that way". That is a stupid way to believe, when God makes it clear that lIe has no pleasure in the death of the wicked. He tells them this is not His will for them to break His commandments. The Lord commanded that a murderer be put to death. (Ex. 20). The murderer and the man he murdered both died before their time. In the news yesterday we read of a policeman, while dying with a knife wound in his heart, shot his assailant and killed him. Both men died an early death. No doubt some "teacher" had told them both that nothing could kill them unless their time came. But the devil killed them both out of God's will. "Hear, 0 my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many" (Prov. 4:10) People were put to death for committing adultery (Deut. 22 :22). He that commits fornication sins against his own body (1 Cor. 6). " ... Than the man only that lay with her shall die ... then that thief shall die; and thou shalt put evil away from among you" (Deut. 24 :7). " ... he that hateth covetousness shall prolong- his days" (Prov. 28:16). RECEIVE DELIVERANCE THROUGH PRAYER

If you believe that prayer changes things you won't sit back, hold your hands and say, "What is to be will be, if it never is". The Lord started to destroy Aaron. Moses prayed and the Lord spared him (Deu t. 9: 20-25) . Hezekiah started to die. God sent Isaiah to tell him that he was going- to die, that he was not going to live. Isaiah delivered him that message. Hezekiah began to pray. And this touched the heart of God. Then God spoke to Isaiah and told him to go back and tell Hezekiah that "Thus said -20-

the Lord, the God of David thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will add unto thy life fifteen years" (Is. 38 :4). King Hezekiah may not have begged the Lord to heal him. He may have just prayed a prayer of consecration. At any rate he believed. He did not say, "What is to be will be". Had some people been Isaiah they would have refused to be a messenger for the Lord. They would have said, "Lord, you know when it comes his time he is going. I will just go tell him to bow submissively to the Lord's will." Moses prayed earnestly and God spared the lives of the Children of Israel after He had said definitely that He was going to destroy them. (Ex. 32 :32). Moses did not have papers with the church that believed that what is to be will be. Moses and Aaron fell on their faces and prayed, which prevented the Lord from slaying the Children of Israel as He started .to do (Num. 16 :22). Lot's life was lengthened because Abraham interceded in prayer (Gen. 18:23). Ezekiel was another faithful minister of God that warned the people of death and destruction. He did not believe it would happen anyway, regardless of whether he warned them or not. He did not want them to believe that. He knew that belief would destroy them, and keep them from heeding the warning. "Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed; and make ye a new spirit: for why will ye die, 0 house of Israel? For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith t.he Lord God: wherefore turn yourselves and live" (Ezek. 18: 31-32). (33 :11). God told Jonah to go down and tell about two million people in Nineveh that they would be destroyed in forty days. The wicked people believed that prayer could extend their lives. They prayed and fasted, God prolonged their lives. But Jonah was one of those preachers who believed what is to be will be. He did not want their lives extended. He thought that when it came their time to go they should go regardless if they did pray (Jonah 4: 1) .

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The Church made prayer unto God without ceasing for Peter when he was in jail. Just before break of day, when he was to have his head cut off the angel carne and delivered him. His life was saved because the people prayed. James had just been beheaded. No doubt James would have been saved alive had the people interceded for him as they did Peter. The Lord is looking for an intercessor to stand in the gap and hold back the judgment. Sister Grubbs died and stayed dead for five hours. Her mother prayed and Cod brought her back to life. She is living to tell of death. She and Brother Grubbs are pastoring A church in Memphis. Tennessee. The Lord pronounced the sentence of death upon King Ahab. He repented and God prolonged his life (1. Kings 21 :28). Thousands of people are healed of deadly diseases through prayer, God has set the gifts of healing in the Church. He commands the sick to call for the eiders of the Church, for prayer. He promises to raise them tip. In a recent meeting in Dallas a lady who was prayed for went back to the doctor and found that the deadly cancer was gone. A month ago in Vidor, Texas a pastor's wife returned from the doctor's office with the glad news that her cancer was gone. Prayer saved her! Paul prayed in a storm and caused the lives of two hundred and seventy-six men to be spared. They would have drowned in the sea had Paul not prayed. Satan comes to kill. Jesus came not to destroy man's life but to save man's life. "The thief cometh not but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy; I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly." (John 10 :10). RECEIVE YE 'l'HE PROMISE BY OBEDIENCE OF GOD

God's will (Jer. 28:16-17). God has promised to prolong the life of the faithful. If you break the laws of health you break yourself. You will suffer for it. My daddy obeyed the laws of health. He went to bed early and rested. He ate good wholesome food. He got plenty of exercise, sunshine, and fresh air. He lived all his days and more. People eat themselves to death; they dig their gave with their teeth. Over-eating and over-weight will shorten the lives of millions. Be temperate in all things. We are living in a fast age. We can't gear our bodies to the fast machinery. They were not made for that. We are all going somewhere; the faster we go the quicker we arrive there. A. hurry spirit and a worry spirit will shorten your life. You may prolong your days by teaching your children the commandments of the Lord (Deut 32 :46-47). If a prophet speaks a word that the Lord has not commanded him he shall die (Deut. 18:18). Although that prophet might believe he can't die until his time comes. If we dwell in the 'Secret place of the most high the Lord will be our refuge and fortress. He will deliver us from the pestilence. A thousand will fall at our left side and ten thousand at our right, side, but it will not corne close to us. No plague shall corne near our dwelling. Had Jacob and His sons rebelled against God's command for them to go down into Egypt they would have died by the famine. (Gen. 42:2). "With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation" (Ps. 91 :16). RECEIVE LONG LIFE THROUGH FAITH

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Faith appropriates the promises of God. Today four hundred men are trapped in a mine in South Africa. There is not a chance for survival. Was that planned by God or the devil? Should one of them pray the prayer of faith a mountain of dirt would be moved from over them (Mark 11 :23). One man asked, "Why are some little children taken at -23-

an ea~ly age?" Satan is seeking to destroy them by sickness and disease. Some little children die because no one exercises faith for them. God has promised us if we have faith as a grain of mustard seed nothing will be impossible to us (Matt. 17 :20). Some parents have been taught that God wants to take the children, that it is their time to go. As long as they believe that they do not have faith for their de!iverance from death. They can't believe two opposite things at the same time. Mose~ hung a serpent on a pole and told the people there ~as a life for a look. Each one who looked at the serpent lived. The others all died. Each one who put blood Over the doorpost Raved the oldest child in the family. But the ones w~o ~~lieved :'What is to be. will be if it never is" died, They said, When It comes my time to go I will go; I can't die until my time comes. When it comes my time to die I will die regardless of whether I obey God or not." Jesus came to seek and to save that which is lost. Salvation includes soul and body. We went to pray for a lady in Bauxite Arkansas who was sick with a cancer. She said, "God wants to take me to bring my children to God". We c.ould not change her mind. So she died believing that. Her children are probably more wicked now than they were before she died. Do you believe this? " I will take ALL sickness away from the midst of thee the number of thy days I will fulfill" (Ex.23 :25-26). RECEIVE THE PROMISES OF GOD THROUGH ANOINTING OF THE SPIRIT THE

rebuke you in the name of Jesus." All the pains left immediately. We could relate many such incidents. Some of them live for many years after the doctor say, they cannot live. The Lord came to "hear the groaning of prisoners : to loose those that are appointed to deat~" (Ps. 102 :20). You can take dominion over disease, demons, and death if you have the anointing of the Holy Spirit. Whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven. You can bind the demons of disease and death! You can say, "0 g-rave, where is thy victory; 0 death where is thy sting !" " ... that he by the gnlce of God should taste death for every man" (Heb. 2 :9). RECEIVE LONG LIFE BY OBEYING THE LAWS OF NATURE.

Be filled with the Spirit. The anointing of the Holy Spirit breaks the yoke, takes away the burden, opens the prison d?<>rs,opens the eyes of the blind, lets the oppressed go free, binds up the broken heart, sets at liberty them that are bruised, and brings healing to the sick (Is. 10:27, Luke 4:18, Acts 10:38). .We went to pray for a lady in Winnfield who was dying WIth cancer of the blood. The Holy Spirit spoke through me under a heavy anointing and said, "You demons of death, I

To obey the laws of nature is to obey God's laws. The doctors will have raised the average life of man from forty years to about seventy within the next decade, according to a late news report. The Lord allowed young- married men to stay at home one year with their wife lest he be killed in battle (Deut. 20 :7). But I suppose some minister, who thought he knew more than the Lord. told some of them to go on, that they could not die unless it was time for them to die! This proves that one can die before his time by disobeying the law of nature. It proves that doctors can prolong life by proper care. If doctors can help prolong life, cannot God prolong life, who gave life in the first place? The devil tried to get Jesus to jump off the Temple and kill Himself. Jesus refused to jump. Had Jesus been some preachers He would have said, "I can't die until my time comes", then jumped off and killed Himself. Paul appealed his case to Caesar and prolonged his life when the Jews were under an oath to take his life. Had he been some preachers he would have said, "It is my time to go, I must humbly bow to His holy will", and died before God wanted them to die. The devil comes to kill. Paul learned that forty Jews were planning to kill Him. He sent his nephew to tell the proper authorities about it. -25-

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This saved his life. (Acts 23: 18). He did not lie lazily in jail and say, "I can't die until my time comes". He did not believe "What is to be will be." Sometimes the decision is left up for you to decide whether or not you are going to claim, through faith, deliverance from death, stay here an'd do something for the Lord, or give up and surrender to Satan, and not try to live. Paul had his choice once it seems, whether to go on and be with the Lord or resist death and stay here awhile longer. For the sake of the people he chose to stay here And win more souls; his reward would be greater up there. Sometimes it is necessary for us to have faith and say with DAvid, "Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, thou art with me": Or to make the decision which he did, "I shall not die, but live and declare the works of the Lord." (Ps. 118:17). RECEIVE LONG LU'E BY SAYING GOD SAYS. WHAT

has no rule over his spirit is like a city that is broken down and without walls. The enemy of disease and death may come into your body if you yield to a broken, discouraged spirit. Righteousness will help you live longer. Bad habits will shorten your life. "As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death" (Prov. 11:19). The Lord is the strength of your life (Psalms. 27: 1) . Murmuring will shorten your life. Joy and contentment will lengthen it. Murmuring shortened the lives of the Children of Israel. The wisest man on earth said, "Death and life are in the power of the tongue" (Prov. 18:21). "For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and the years of thy life shall be increased." (Prov.9:11). To be greedy of gain will shorten your life (Prov. 1:19). "A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones" (Prov. 14 :30). RECEIVE LONG LIFE THROUGH THE ATONEMENT

" ... if two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in" heaven". "... believe that those things which he said shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith." Agree with the Lord; say what He says. Look up and say, "Lord, you wish above all things that I prosper and be in health" (III John 2). As your days are so shall your strength be (Deut. 33 :25). "Lord, the number of my days will be seventy years. By reason of strength I can live to be eighty or older" (Ps, 90 :10). The joy of the Lord is your strength. Delight thyself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. Murmuring will cause an early death. Fourteen thousand of God's people died an early death one day because they murmured. Murmuring and complaining will hinder your food from digesting, which in turn may cause stomach trouble, heart trouble, and an early death. A merry heart does good like a medicine. A broken spirit drieth the bones (Prov. 17:22). Laughter is a medicine. He that is cheerful will live a long time. Discouragement, despondency, and despair will cause an early death. He that -26-

The Lord declares that many people die before their time because they do not believe that healing is in the Atonement. If they do not believe that healing is in the Atonement then they should never eat the bread when they take the Lord's supper. They are acting a lie. Jesus said that the bread is His body that was broken for us. By His stripes we were healed (I Peter 2 :24). If we rightly discern His body we will be healed. " ... not discerning the Lord's body. "For this cause many are weak and sickly among you, and some sleep". (l Cor. 11:29-30). Phinehas made an atonement which saved the lives of the people. Why did he make an atonement if they could not die until their time came? (Num. 25 :8). If we believe in the Atonement we can actually have the divine nature and the virtue of Jesus and all things that pertain to life (II Peter 1 :3). There was a sentence of death passed on all the Jews. On the day they were to they stood for their life, protected themselves and lived (Esther 8: 11). Had they not stood for

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their life they would have been killed. When I was in Saint Johns, New Brunswick I saw the Saint Johns River running backward, In the morning I would go down to the river and it was running down hill. That afternoon I would go down there. It was running up hill faster and swifter than .t ran down hill! It was hard to believe my eyes! I learned that the tide came in twice each day with such tremendous force that it would break a steam boat! No one has ever figured out why the twenty-five foot tide comes in each six hours. No one has ever found the bottom of the ocean at the mouth of the river. I stood there and marveled. I was dumbfounded with silence. The force that made the water run down hill was real: but the force that made it run up hill was more powerful! The law of gravity is real; but the law of the spoken word is more real; so the iron swam! (II Kings 6 :6). The law of nature is real; but the law of faith is stronger; so the sun stood still at the Word of God spoken through Joshua. The law of health is real; but the law of the Spirit is stronger; so the little woman with the issue of blood was made well after the doctors said that she could not live (Mark 5). The law of sowing and reaping is real; but the law of grace is so forceful a man who was reaping what he sowed can be Healed and forgiven (Ps. 107:20). By the grace of God your children do not need to be drunkards because your husband was a drunkard (Jer. 31 :29). The stormy ocean WASreal, but faith was more powerful: Peter walked on the water! Darkness is real; but when the sun rises the darkness flees! The law of health says that pork is harmful to my body; but if it becomes necessary for me to eat it, the law of faith can sanctify it. (I Timothy 4:1-4) The law of health says it is harmful for my body if I work on the seventh day; but in an emergency the law of grace supersedes the law of health (Luke 14:5). The law of death is strong; but the law of the Spirit of

life in Christ Jesus is so strong that the demons of death will have to flee. You can live out your days! "Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted. "Their soul abhorreth all manner of meat; and they draw near unto the gates of death. "Then they cry unto the Lord in their trouble, and he saveth them out of their distresses. "He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destruction" (107: 17-20) . Just as the ocean is more powerful than the river And can push the river back uphill with tremendous force, so the law of grace is so much stronger than the law of death that it comes flowing right now with such a high tide, that all death and destruction is overruled! I feel a high tide of faith come rolling right now! "For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death" (Rom. 8 :2).

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When Jesus was fought by the devil He fought him back by saying, "It is written". That is the way we will win the battle over disease, death and destruction. I went for nine weeks, two services each day, about four and five hours in each service under a heavy anointing, casting out devils and delivering people by God's power. I started praying for people in a two o'clock service; at seven o'clock I would still have a long line; at twelve that night I'd still have a long line. Jesus told me, as He did his disciples, to come aside and rest awhile. He gave me dreams for many weeks and months showing me to rest. It seemed like I had obligated myself until I had to keep going. Then my heart and nerves began to give down. I saw my funeral. I saw what was coming. I did not have enough resistance to resist fear and weakness. In my dreams I knew my end was near. I made my will and began to set my house in order, as did Hezekiah. I became so exhausted and weak until I could hardly shave, tie my neck tie, or sleep. I'd awaken in the middle of -29-

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the night and I had fearful dreams! I could sleep no more that night. One day I felt 1 had a tumor, the next day heart trouble, the next day cancer, and the next day low blood pressure. By rights I should have died, for breaking the laws of health, and neglecting the warnings the Holy Spirit had given me. SOOI1 when I would get up at night, without any feelings whatsoever I beg-an to measure my feelings by the Word of God. Many people have been taught that it makes no difference how much you pray, or how little you pray, you can't die until a certain fixed time for you to die, which was figured out even before you were born. But the Bible teaches that you will live longer, in many cases, if you seek the Lord. Prayer is not worth very much in their estimation. "For thus saith the Lord unto the house of Israel, Seek ye me, and ye shall live ... Seek the Lord, and ve shall live ... " (Amos 5 :4-6). Why did the Lord come to this earth? Why was Jesus crucified? Just f01' people to sing beautiful songs, or preach well? No, He came for people's deliverance, for them to be set free from demons, disease and death. "To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death" (Ps. 102:20). Then later I would be attacked by Satan again, I would hardly know that the voice was the voice of Satan until I measured it by the Word of the Lord. Then one night while kneeling by a chair I made a decision, that I was going to do as Jesus did. I said, "It is written;" even when I did not feel ORe thing I would memorize a verse and quote it over and over. Soon I began to believe the Word over a period of months. I gradually recovered. My life has been prolonged. "For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them ... " (Luke 9 :56). Your days may be lengthened (Deut. 28:25). "And if thou wilt walk in my ways ... then I will lengthen thy days" (I Kings 3:14). If we will pray and have faith in His Word, instead of believing the tradition of the elders which has made the Word of God of none effect, the Lord will prevent the devil -30-

from killing us before our time. "I said, 0 my God, take me not away in the midst of my days:" (Ps, 102:24). " . . . Whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to death" (Ex. 35:2). "When I say to the righteous, that he shall surely live; if he trust to his own righteousness, and commit iniquity, all his righteousness shall not be remembered; but for his iniquity that he hath committed, he shall die for it" (Ezek. 33:13). "Again, when I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; but if he turn from his sin, and do that which is lawful and right; "If the wicked restore the pledge ... walk in the statues of life ... he shall surely live, he shall not die". (Ezek. 33:14-15). Say unto them, As I live saith the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, 0 house of Israel?" (Ezek. 33:11).

RECEIVE LONG LIFE THROUGH THE LEADINGS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.


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their time to go. Had one of them been filled with the Holy Spirit and been led to walk away from that place a few minutes beforehand his life would have been spared. My dead friend, you can be filled with the Spirit and stay full day by day; you may be Spirit filled and led each hour. Satan comes to kill. If he has his way he will give you cancer, tumor, or polio. If he has his way he will make you go to the insane institution or kill yourself before tomorrow night. If you are filled with the Spirit God will give you power over all the power of the enemy and nothing shall by any means hurt you (Luke 10:19).

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