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“Be Daughters of the Light” by Dr. Jené Walker

Ephesians 5:8-14 “For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) and find out what pleases the Lord. Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them. It is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret. But everything exposed by the light becomes visible—and everything that is illuminated becomes a light. This is why it is said:
“Wake up, sleeper,
rise from the dead,
and Christ will shine on you.”

Single wives, I charge us all to live as daughters of light! How do we know if we’re living as daughters of light? By our fruit: goodness, righteousness, and truth. Are my works (actions, things I say and do each day, deeds) “good” works? Am I walking in righteousness (obedience, holiness, following the instructions in the Word)? Am I walking in truth (the opposite of the realities of this world; spiritual wisdom, the Word of God revealed by the Spirit of God; what is right and just)? This time and season in our lives should be a time for us to seek Jehovah for that which pleases Him. “Lord what do You want for my life and from my life?” Where do You want me live? What career do You want me in? How do You want me to impact the kingdom? Whom do You want me to marry? Where would I be most effective in the fivefold ministry? I want to please You Lord. Living for me, doing what I want to do, being a boss and making me happy, hasn’t made me happy yet. How can I please You?”

In this season, we have to be careful of what we’re talking about, even if it’s wrong and we’re right when we’re discussing it. Jehovah says not to even mention what the disobedient do in secret. He tells us to stay away from the fruitless deeds of darkness. So no more, “Girl let me tell you about…” Let the light in us expose the darkness, not our gossiping lips and tongues. When we illuminate others, then they too will illuminate others. It’s time for us to wake up sleepers. There is so much more to life than this life. It’s the after life that we’re working toward. Make sure you read Ephesians Chapter 5 every day this week – the same chapter over and over for 7 consecutive days.

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“Man of God – Not Man is God” by Dr.J.

Man of God be careful not to ruin your witness by focusing on the physicality (lust of the eyes) of your assignment instead of the severity and gravity of your assignment. Respect the woman of God and complete the assignment God has given you concerning her without corruption and manipulation.

There are men who claim to be men of God but in actuality, well in a figment of their imagination, they are “god.” How? They use spirituality – the Word, spiritual gifts, and a form of godliness – and their earthly power to woo and worse manipulate women of God. God created women from man as weaker vessels, not to be toyed with, tricked, used, and manipulated but to be protected, cared for, and loved. God also called man to wash women in the Word. So if we aren’t right, man is used to get us right.

Men in the guise of godly prey on women (no pun intended) who are in distress and who are somewhat gullible because they lack spiritual discernment. Men pretending to be godly look for openings in a woman’s spirituality (a gap in her faith), however small, to deceive her and even adulterate the word of God for an opportunity to make her his conquest.

In my experience, the main form of godly manipulation used by these men-who-are-gods has been prophesy. “God told me to tell you.” “God gave me a vision of me and you in ministry together.” “God showed me that you are my wife.” This type of spiritual deception causes paranoia and suspicion in the body of Christ for both women and men who are truly of God. Unfortunately, the only way to end this travesty of godliness in the church is through spiritual warfare as they men are operating under the power of Satan and spiritual discernment- or God Himself bringing their evil to an end.

Some of these men, because of their position alone obviously, have been entrusted with the care, counsel, and protection of the women of God and the body of Christ as a whole. How evil is it that these spirits in these so-called-men-of-God can transfer to other men in the church too? God will hold them accountable. My prayer is that the spirit of deception, lies, falsity, and evil will be exposed in the name of Jesus. My prayer is that God will remove the veils, scales, and cataracts off the eyes of women. My prayer is that God will heal broken women and make them whole so that they don’t feel the need to fill the void with false doctrine from a false man of God. My prayer is that women of God will have the gift of discernment to see this man-who-is-god coming a mile away. Dr.J.