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Long-Suffering: A Holy Spirit App ~ The Deeper Burn

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By Richard Gazowsky

Last week we dealt with the applications of the Holy Spirit that work inside of you, especially the fruit of the Spirit known as “long-suffering”.  Of course this app’s real power is only realized if you have the companion applications running at the same time ~ which are love, joy, and peace.  If you have these three powerful apps running over the app of long-suffering, you will produce sweet fruit and everybody around you will smell it’s incredible aroma.  If you remember, I called this the cross pollination of the fruits of the Spirit, and it’s an important operation that occurs among people who are wise concerning the technology of the Holy Spirit.

The Apostle Paul talks about the fruit of long-suffering and it’s power in such a cool way: “A word out of your mouth may seem of no account, but it can accomplish nearly anything ~ or destroy it! It only takes a spark, remember, to set off a forest fire. A careless or wrongly placed word out of your mouth can do that.  By our speech we can ruin the world, turn harmony into chaos, throw mud on a reputation, send the whole world up in smoke and go up in smoke with it, smoke right from the pit of hell” (The Message Bible).  This is why the application of long-suffering can protect you from such a devastating raging fire and, instead, cause your forest to grow into mature and highly strengthened trees that bear sweet and delicious fruit.

Years ago when I was starting a new business venture, many of the people that I had spent the early years with had grown into a strong forest of friendships.  But then, unexpectedly, we experienced our first major crisis.  In the middle of this crisis I had a very important friend come and ask me to do two small things (at least they appeared to be small to him).  He asked me to give up my position as head of the company and give it to him, and then he asked me to fire my best friend from the company.  This conversation was held in a small restaurant in San Francisco and though it was a small spark, I knew in just days it would rage into a firestorm that would literally destroy everything that God had built in our company structure for years.  I also knew if I announced what this person had suggested to the rest of the company it would cause a fire among us that would also destroy valued relationships.

At that time, even though I intellectually did not know what to do, the Holy Spirit inside my tummy began to run the applications of love, joy, and peace ~ though I wasn’t aware of it.  I tried to love the person who had spoken these words (I cannot repeat what they actually said because even today these words could start another fire) even though their words had hurt me deeply and had wounded some of those I love.  Words are very powerful, and bad words can cause damage that can last a lifetime.  This is why it is so important to run the applications of love, joy, and peace simultaneously as you are going through long-suffering.

The event I mentioned happened a long time ago, the smoke and fire that occurred way back then has long since disappeared, and the new growth that was a result of it is alive and well today.  The people in that organization are stronger today in their friendships and relationships than ever before.  This group of friends has literally become a mighty strong forest with ancient roots gathering from a deep water supply that is bearing fruits that remain.  The application of the Holy Spirit, long-suffering, has been in operation the whole time and has caused us to reap incredible benefits from this fruit.

Today I experienced the sweet fruit of long-suffering in a different way.  A friend of mine was riding in the car with my children and me to pick up something from the store.  As we were leaving the store I felt the Lord tell me to speak to a person that was selling something on the sidewalk.  My friend told me that they were cold and asked if they could borrow the keys and wait for me in the car.  My conversation with this person selling something ended up being rather long, but I knew God was about to reveal something to me through our conversation.  I soon realized that the person was a member of a cult that wanted to deliver food to people’s homes in the neighborhood so they could propagate their religion.

The Holy Spirit told me exactly what to say to the person, and after I said it everything changed and I knew my task was done.  The cult member was witnessed to in a very gentle way that might lead to their eventual salvation.  After this I went to my car but it was gone!  My friend had decided to go and leave my children and me on the side of the street.  I hugged my daughter and said, “This is so exciting because now we get to use the app operation of long-suffering.  But we must also use the applications of love, joy and peace at the same time so the long-suffering becomes a sweet fruit.”  As we began to walk home we immediately began praying blessings on the person who drove off with my car.  We thought of all kinds of super blessings to put on them.

As we continued walking I suddenly saw a house that was being built that my wife, Sandy, had seen earlier and really liked.  Carpenters were working on the house and one of them yelled out to my children and me, “I’m building the foundation of this home and it is secure.”  I was rather surprised because it sounded exactly like he was building this house for my family and me.  He then told us about all the new improvements he and the workers were putting into the house:  energy-efficient windows, a state-of-the-art kitchen, the latest style in bathrooms ~ with every detail being upgraded to perfect elegance.  Yet all of the old-world glory that Sandy loved was still being preserved.  My children and I started laughing because it was almost a prophetic miracle that happened through the operation of the application of long-suffering.

See, when most people are forced to walk home because they suddenly don’t have their car, they call it suffering and their reaction is to complain and mulligrub.  But since we have learned to turn on our Holy Ghost interface and let the Holy Ghost programming respond to every situation, it’s made even the worst experiences turn into a fun-filled life of vacation.  As we got several blocks closer to our home, our friend suddenly pulled up and we all started laughing because we knew that the application of long-suffering had given us sweet fruit!

Come to find out, our friend had some errands they needed to do, and thought they could finish them quickly enough to be back before I was done speaking with the young man.  But obviously God had a greater plan, and that was to give us sweet fruit that we could only enjoy if we were willing to taste the deep burn that comes with long-suffering.  At first this fruit has a little “Ouch!” to it.  But if you run the companion operations at the same time believe me, it will be sweet.

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Long-suffering: A Holy Spirit App

Monday morning blog “Cross-pollination of Applications in Your Spirit”

By Richard Gazowsky

An application is a programming download that the Holy Spirit will give you to facilitate your performance doing the perfect will of God. This works exactly like applications work on your iPhone. The uniqueness of the application, “long-suffering”, is that it actually works as a fruit of the Holy Spirit, and just as the taste of the grape is determined by the vine, so is a fruit of the Spirit determined by your connection to God and your connection to the people around you. In the natural world some fruit is bitter though its intention was to be sweet. We may, for example, have sour apples and even sour grapes, until this fruit becomes fully ripened. The intention of the fruit of long-suffering is to be sweet and joyous. Continue reading

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The Win-Win Life With Ever-Increasing Joy

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By Richard Gazowsky

There is nothing that excites me more than having a huge project laid out before me that challenges my mind and all of my personal skills. I would say this is one of the most fulfilling experiences that I can imagine, but of course, if you are going to take on a project that is going to challenge all of your skills it would be nice to know if that project was going to be successful.  This is a quandary that all leaders face because they want their lives to count, to mean something and to affect the world that they live in; and I am no different, in this case, than any other man.  But as I followed the challenges that appeared before me in life I constantly ran into failure, and I found out that the road to success was much harder to find than I’d thought.  It was at this time that I began to hear leaders above me and well-learned writers give their advice in saying that life is full of failure mixed with a rare occurrence of success, and even eastern philosophers put it in a different way to say that every success must be balanced by an equal weight of failure or darkness, but I soon discovered that this was literally a doctrine of demons.  The Bible says that those who worship idols literally succumb to demons and I can understand this kind of reasoning coming from that darkness. After all, the wages of sin is death so satanic forces have nothing to offer but death. Continue reading

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His Perfect Will: The Grand Prize For The Day And For Life

By Richard Gazowsky

If you’ve ever had the chance to meet and be with a successful, highly influential, world changing person, for any amount of time, one of my first questions is: What is their terminal motivator, that engine that drives them to success?

The first time I ever realized there actually was an internal motivator inside all of us was when I was in my early 30′s. It was at this period in my life that I began to meet very powerful leaders in society, and I realized that they were not all looking for God’s perfect will ~ but had other motivators such as money, powerful positions, accolades, and some things too ugly to mention.

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When God’s “No Is Misconstrued To Be A Yes

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There is the paradox I constantly face; my listening to the voice of God is constantly muddled by me hearing my own self-will. To clarify the point in question, let me explain that I am not talking about the times when I mistakenly stumbled down the wrong way.   Many times in those instances I would feel a sensitive check or darkness and my spirit that would tell me, “You’re going the wrong way”. In this instance I am referring to the point in time where I have many decisions that appear to be right, but I want to know which one is God’s perfect will. Continue reading

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God, You’re My Greatest Distraction

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I’m sure the word distraction is not the appropriate word, but it is the truth. I desire God to speak to me daily and to lead me in even the littlest of my decisions.  But every time He does so ~ I often act like it’s a distraction. What I am facing here is the perfect internal storm. My personal ego and desire is facing my unquenchable love for God. Oh, believe me, I’m wanting the Lord to win this battle.  But internally I constantly fool myself by masking my personal will and desire, in my misconceived thoughts that I am doing His perfect will. Oh, what a wretched man that I am! Continue reading

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The Delicate Word Structure Of God’s Instructions

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For those of you who read this blog weekly, I am sure that you remember me saying that God has been changing His way of communicating with me and that He is speaking more quietly.  At the beginning I was not completely sure what He was actually meaning but now, after three weeks of experiencing this new spiritual technological development between God and my communication with God, I now realize that what was actually occurring was that God was training me to be more precise with my listening ear. Continue reading

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Learning To Hear The Quiet Voice Of The God Of The Universe

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All my life I have wanted to work on things that were of great significance.  Like most of you I would like to be able to say at the end of my life that I did something for the Lord that was really important, that I helped change the world and make it a better place to the glory of God.  Of course, like many others, I felt the way to do this was to climb the ladder of success so I could become powerful enough to influence others to righteousness.  After thousands of attempts at trying to be successful on my own I realized that it was impossible, and that true success was to be achieved by listening to the daily word of God and obeying exactly what He tells me every day.  Of course, what I am talking about was a major structural change in the foundations of my personal life and that’s why it has taken me years to try to make this conversion. Continue reading

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The Secret And Mysteries Of God’s Kingdom

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Throughout my life I have always searched internally for the great motivator within myself that would push me to success.  At first I found myself motivated by simple fleshly desires such as money, power over others, and the accolades of success, but as I sought God more intensely I began to discover the fallacies in all of these things and realized that there was a greater internal motivator that lyes within us.  It was not actually until this last year that I began to gradually realize in a slow methodical process how valuable the internal motivator that God placed within us is and how to constantly keep this motivator activated.  What I am talking about is the internal desire within me to do the daily perfect will of God.  Wow!  This is an amazing internal power that God has placed inside me that can motivate me at levels I have never before realized.  The added benefit is at the end of the day the feeling of satisfaction overwhelms me and literally caresses my heart into a blissful sleep.  But the aspect that has really caught my attention recently is the mystery that God always includes in His instructions. Continue reading

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Art Is The Equation

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By Richard Gazowsky
What I am about to say could be the shot that was heard around the universe, or it could be you making a momentary pause, as just some pastor in San Francisco to be forgotten in the passage of time. There is a film that is soon to be released in theaters, ” Tim’s Vermeer”.  I’m going to see it on February 1, because I believe it is going to show us how “art” is the equation, and introduce us to the New Millennium Renaissance. But let me pause here and go back to the beginning of this story lest I get ahead of myself.
Last summer, in the month of August, the well-skilled prophet of God, Timothy Snodgrass, prophesied that God was going to release a New Renaissance in 2014. A month later I had a dream about some remodeling that is going on in our church.  In the dream the Lord told me to gather all of our artists together and tell them that the artwork that was to be done on the temporary baptismal pool was to be “optically correct”.
I did not know exactly what this term meant, though I was familiar with optical illusions that occur in the film industry, which has been my field of experience.  I did not know, however, what the term meant when it came to paintings.  I then talked with Alexis Orth, the head of this project for our church, and she was also in a quandary as to what the Lord was identifying.  As we moved in to the year 2014 the Lord told me to gather the artists together and to speak to them up about being “optically correct”. He also spoke to me about creating a “periodic table” to present to the artists.
Then, in the first week of January, the Lord said to me, “Richard, I have prepared a movie that will be shown on February 1.  “Tell all My artists that they are to go to this movie and they will see My truth.”  If you have been a frequent reader of my blogs, you are familiar with the Lord using metaphors that are in motion pictures to tell us incredibly wonderful biblical truths. At this point I had absolutely no clue what movie the Lord was talking about.
Then brother Sherwood Jansen, the principal of our Christian school, came to me and said that he had a gift that he felt the Lord had told him to give to me.  It was a book written about Leonardo da Vinci, except the author was a physicist.  The next day, as I started reading the book, I was shocked because the author’s research declared that the artwork of Leonardo Di Vinci was the key to the equations about future revelations that the ancient master had seen. He said that Leonardo da Vinci felt there was no language that he could use to adequately describe the wonderful things he was seeing in the future, so instead of using any known language to man he used his paintings of art to explain his complex equations.
As I contemplated these thoughts in my mind, I realized that there are some things that God wishes to communicate to us about the future and that there is no known language to express it, so the Lord is choosing the language of art. Think about it for a moment.  I believe there are staggering advances that are about to occur in our lives as we have the spiritual doors open to the future.  Things like antigravity devices travel from planet earth to distant galaxies in the matter of moments.  I could go on and on about the revelations that are about to occur during this unique season of time.
Last Tuesday, as my son Sunny and I were having lunch in downtown San Francisco, I remembered that the Lord wanted us to visit a movie on February 1 but at that time I didn’t know what movies were being released.  Sunny pulled out his iPhone and looked up the upcoming releases, and that’s when he saw the film “Tim’s Vermeer.”  I was extremely excited because felt it was more than just a coincidence that the movie was about one of the painting masters of the Renaissance.
Timothy Snodgrass prophesied in 2009 that this day was coming and he asked me to take a photograph of people, that we were working with, holding two poles as painters before a canvas, and this photograph would become a prophetic sign of what God was going to do in the future. Here is that picture that was taken in 2009.
I have not previewed the film that is going to be released on February 1, but I am including the description of the film given by the studio producing it.
Inventor Tim Jenison seeks to understand the painting techniques used by Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer.
And also I am including a video connection of the movie trailer I hope that each one of you will get the revelation when you see the movie.

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