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                             VISION AND PROVISION!





From the desk of the Apostle:


Joel 2:24-26 (KJV)... 24 And the floors shall be full of wheat, and the vats shall overflow with wine and oil.25 And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpiller, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.26 And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed.


We see in our text that God promises the impossible with man: “I will restore the years that the locust (nations) has eaten” (Joel 2:25). The immediate meaning of this promise is clear. God’s people had suffered the complete destruction of their entire harvest through swarms of locusts (nations) that marched like an insect army through the fields, destroying the crops, and multiplying their number as they went.


For four (4) consecutive years, the harvest was completely wiped out. God’s people were brought to their knees in more ways than one. But “the Lord became jealous for his land and had pity on his people (Joel 2:18-19).” God said, “Behold I am sending to you grain, wine and oil, and you will be satisfied (5th Yr.)  In the coming years, God said, their fields would yield an abundance that would make up for what had been lost....GOD said I will no longer make you a reproach among the nations....(Hold on He’s not done He said “The threshing floor shall be full of grain; the vats shall overflow with wine and oil. . . . You shall eat in plenty and be satisfied”...talking about 2020 PROVISION.  (Joel 2:24, 26).


Numbers are very significant in Hebrew because each Hebrew letter has a numerical value connected to it. The number 80 in the year 2020 is the numerical value for the Hebrew letter “Pey” which means “mouth”. It is the 18th letter that follows the letter “Ayin” which means “to see” and carries a value of 70. The significance of the Pey (mouth) following the letter Ayin, (to see) which has the numerical value of 80, is the same numerical value for the word “foundation and strength”.


What I’am saying is that God desires to restore 20/20 prophetic vision back to His church to prepare us for what is to come. The Hebrew year 5780, which will also fall on the Gregorian calendar 2020, will be a RESTORING year. 


As our eyes are being healed and our prophetic vision is being restored, we will begin to see and declare new visions with new wine skins. Glory to God,


 I HEAR THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD SAYING...........I am going to bring you to a place of manifestation and demonstration of me opening doors that only I could open and no man could shut (Is. 22:22). These doors will be miraculous. How things will come together will not be by your might, or by power, but by My Spirit (Zech. 4:6). All you need to do is stay aligned, stay close to Me and step out of limiting beliefs through repentance. Your tent pegs are being extended further. Don't let fear and the familiar contain you. I will sustain you. All of heaven's resources are placed before you in Me. Access these resources with your faith, make a withdrawal in faith from these heavenly resources in the vision I have given you."


Only what you can see, can you enter into and possess.  When you see prophetic, you will receive supernatural wings to ascend into higher realms and veils that have previously not been accessible.  With prophetic (vision) sight spiritual restrictions that have previously kept you grounded will be pulled up in order to release you into your spiritual destiny.


2020 is the year that the mysteries of God will begin to be experienced in a new way as the sword is being pulled out of the sheath. (logos word=sheath) (rhema word=sword of the spirit).  With His sword, God is going to judge every system that have kept Him out and He will deal with all idols and systems that has attempted to separate us from His Love.


In 2020 Spiritual Elijah’s are coming on the scene to expose and open the eyes of the church to her wickedness and call her back to accountability.  Also spiritual Jehu’s are chasing down the spirit of Jezebel and striping it of its influence and power.


2020 is the Year to See the Zayin which is the Sword.   Zayin is the 7th letter of the alphabet that means a sword.  2020 will be a year of the release of greater Dunamis power and Exousia authority for a kingly anointing to rule and reign upon the earth.  I DECLARE TO YOU THE YEAR OF 20/20 PROPHETIC VISION AND PROVISION!




God’s servant Apostle L.R. Gooden Jr.

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Enrich your spiritual life as you study inspirational messages gleaned from the Word of God! The Holy Bible is filled with wisdom that will strengthen your character and deepen your walk with the Lord. As you reflect on key Scripture passages, you will discover encouraging lessons and practical applications woven throughout the Word. Leon Gooden presents an in-depth study of key Bible passages to sharpen your faith and help you grow in your understanding of God. Each chapter explores a different Scripture passage to encourage you in your daily walk with Jesus Christ. In this book, you’ll learn: -How God calls you to be actively involved in His purposes and plans for the world -You are God’s child, accepted and highly favored—made holy and righteous by the blood of Jesus -How the Holy Spirit will empower you to bring life to others who desperately need it -How God wants to sanctify you and move you toward the future He has planned for you -How worship can overcome temptations to sin -When nothing makes sense, God has a perfect handle on things -Why the result of knowing God is an intimate relationship with the Creator of the universe This book is ideal to enhance your personal daily devotions, or as a Bible study tool in a small group setting. Short chapters with edifying messages are perfect for livening up your devotions! Start reading your copy of Walking in the Word today—and spark a flame in your heart for real growth as a child of God!

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Moving in the Apostolic

Moving in the Apostolic is WHAT WE DO!

Moving WITH the Holy Spirit is WHAT WE DO!

Wednesday, February 15 2017


1.     When God leads You, He Anoints You despite Your Enemies.

Psalms 23:5 “Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over”.

2.     Overflowing anointing (Power) always accompanies the led (Sent) 

Luke 10: 1 - After these things the Lord appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come.

Luke 10:19 - Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.

 The Anointing sets us Free 

(Freedom is never given, it is fought for)

Isaiah 49:24 – 26.....24 Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered?

- A mighty force over thee – e.g. Sickness, depression, Confusion etc
- Lawful Captive – Justice has placed you there. The Devil has a reason

 25 But thus SAITH the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children. 

26 And I will feed them that OPPRESS thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I the LORD am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob

Psalms 124: 6 – 7....6 Blessed be the LORD, who hath not given us as a prey to their teeth.7 Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.

The Anointing Establishes us Above our Enemies

Psalms 89: 20 – 25...20 I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him:21 With whom my hand shall be established: mine arm also shall strengthen him.22 The enemy shall not exact upon him; nor the son of wickedness afflict him.23 And I will beat down his foes before his face, and plague them that hate him.

The Anointing gives us Access to Wealth and Peace

24 But my faithfulness and my mercy shall be with him: and in my name shall his horn be exalted.25 I will set his hand also in the sea, and his right hand in the rivers.

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Wednesday, February 01 2017

Hebrew and Greek words for praise are translated into today's English languages.  In this blog you will find the meaning for each word, plus a bible reference. My prayer is that these words would expand your knowledge of the word “praise”, and your praise and worship to God.
Alaz           Barak          Chagag         Taqa’
Guwl          Halal           Halijkah
Karar         Machowl     Meachowlah
Pazaz         Raqad         Ruwa        
Shabach    Shachah     Tehillah   
Towdah      Yadah          Zamar
Alaz means “to rejoice, to exult, to jump for joy”. Most often translated “exult” or “rejoice”.
The word can be found in the following scriptures: Psalms 149:5, and Psalms 96:11.
Barak means “to kneel down, to bless God as an act of adoration.”
This word can be found in the following scriptures: Job 1:21, Psalms 96:2, Psalms 103:1-2, Psalms 18:46, Psalms 95:6, Psalms 34:1, and 1 Chronicles 29:20.
Chagag means “to celebrate, to observe festival, to march in sacred procession, to be giddy, to move in a circle, to dance, to reel to and fro”. 
The word can be found in the following scriptures: Leviticus 23:41, and Psalms 42:4.
Halal means “to be clear, to shine, to boast, show, to rave, celebrate, to be clamorously foolish”. 
The word “Hallelujah” comes from this base word, and is a primary root word for praise in the Hebrew language. This word can be found in the following scriptures: Psalms 113:1-3, Psalms 150:1, and Psalms 149:3.
Halijkah means “a procession or march, a caravan:-company”. This word is found in Psalms 68:24.
Karar means “to dance and whirl about”. This word is found in 2 Samuel 6:14.
Machowl means “ a round dance (Chowl; whirling particles, as sand)”.
This word can be found in the following scriptures: Psalms 149:3, Psalms 150:4, Jeremiah 31:13, Exodus 15:20, 1 Samuel 18:6, and Psalms 30:11.
Mechowlah means “a dance:-company dances”.
This word can be found in the following scriptures: Exodus 15:20, 1Samuel 21:11, 1Samuel 29:5, and 1Samuel 18:6.
Pazaz means “to leap, to spring, as if separating the limbs. 
This word is found in 2 Samuel 6:16
Raqad means “to leap, to stamp, to spring about wildly with joy”.
This word is found in 2Chronicles 15:29
Ruwa means “to shout; to split the ears with sound; to blow an alarm (associated with trumpets)”.
This word can be found in the following scriptures: Psalms 47:1, Zephaniah 3:14, and Joshua 6:5.
Taqa’ (tä—kah’) means “to strike, to smite, or clap your hands.”
This word can be found in the following scriptures: Psalms 47:1, Proverbs 17:18, Proverbs 22:26, Proverbs 6:1, and Nahum 3:19
Tehillah means “the singing of halals, to sing or to laud; perceived to involve music, especially singing; hymns of the Spirit. 
The word tehillah is derived from the word “halal”. This word can be found in the following scriptures: Psalms 22:3, Psalms 33:1, Psalms 34:1, Psalms 147:1-2, 1Chronicles 16:35, 2Chronicles 20:22, Deuteronomy 10:21, Exodus 15:11, and Isaiah 61:3
Towdah means “ to extended the hand in adoration, avowal, or acceptance.” 
The word Towdah is derived from the word “yadah”. The usage of this word can be found in the following scriptures: 2Chronicles 29:31, Jeremiah 33:11, Psalms 42:4, Psalms 50:14, 23 and used for thanking God for things not yet received, as well as things you are ready have.
Shabach means “to shout, to address in a loud tone, to command, to triumph”. 
This word can be found in the following scriptures: Psalms 63:1-4, Psalms 117:1, Psalms 35:27, Psalms 145:4, and Isaiah 12:6.
Shachah means “(translated: “worship”) to prostate in homage or worship.
This word can be found in the following scriptures: Psalms 95:6, Psalms 99:5, 1 Chronicles 16:29, and Psalms 22:27.
Yadah means “the extended hand, to throw out the hand, therefore to worship with hands extended”. 
This word can be found in the following scriptures: Genesis 49:8, 2 Chronicles 8:14, Ezra 3:10, Psalms 22:22, Psalms 69:30, 2 Chronicles 7:6, Isaiah 12:4, Jeremiah 33:11, and 2 C.hronicles 20:21.
Zamar means “to pluck the strings of an instrument, to sing, to praise; a musical word which is largely involved with joyful expressions of music with music instruments. 
This word can be found in the following scriptures: Psalms 66:2-4, 1 Chronicles 16:9, Isaiah 12:5, Psalms 27:6, Psalms 149:3, Psalms 30:4, Psalms 21:13, and Psalms 57:8-9

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