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ST. PATRICK
the TRINITY ...one God, three Persons
deliverance from the demonic

St. Patrick was born in 432 in Scotland. When he was quite young, he was taken into slavery and brought to Ireland (relocation). Slavery is evil. It is child-labor....it is separation from home and great heart break. It is when you are exploited by another to his advantage; and it is hard labor with no decent wages.....no economic way to break out of the slavery cycle. You become property , rather than a person.

Ireland in the 5th Century was steeped in deep darkness and the
occult. Mythology permeated every aspect of the people's lives. They were totally a pagan nation. They believed that the god of fire was to be reborn each Spring, by having their tribal king light the first fire of the year. From his fire alone, the people would kindle their own homes.

But St. Patrick lit his own fire, and for this act he was brought before the king. To which St. Patrick replied, "Here am I" [Isaiah 6:8]. St. Patrick was bold in his beliefs. From that point on, St. Patrick was anointed and appointed by God to preach to this heathen nation. He lit the fire of the Gospel which has not been extinguished for approximately 1600 years.

THE TRINITY

Patrick taught the people about the Living God. He taught them that God was not pantheistic---to be worshipped in nature (like "Earth ethic" suggests).
Nor was God polytheistic...one of many deities (like United Religions suggests). But God was ONE "echad"...the Almighty Monotheistic God. And being One, God is three persons in One...the Father, His Son Jesus Christ, and His Holy Spirit.

Believing in One God--- supreme over all--- could be understood. But understanding three persons in One was difficult. So Patrick plucked up a clover from the ground and showed them that although it was one clover, or shamrock, it had three parts in one.
This they could now see and understand. Now they knew that the Supreme God had His express image come to earth as Jesus Christ, to live among us and to feel our life from our perspective. This Son of God, yet truly man, knew what it was like to be tempted in every way, and yet He remained sinless. He offered up His perfect life upon the Cross, substituting for our imperfections, so that the Father would accept Believers into His fellowship.

[We lost that fellowship in the Garden of Eden when our stem parents sinned]

Fellowship then became restored through our Redeemer and Savior, Jesus Christ by His blood sacrifice. He alone atoned for our sins, since He alone was a perfect sacrifice. Mary can not be a co-redemptrix because she was one of us, born under the curse of the Original Sin in the Garden of Eden. There is no such a thing as the "Immaculate Conception".
"For there is one God, and one Mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus"
1 Timothy 2:5


And nothing can save us from the consequences of our sins except the Blood of Jesus. There are no such things as "indulgences" or "works" that substitute for confession of sin to God.
[Best to save that expensive airfare to Rome just to walk through those millennial doors of St. Peter's Bascilica. That walk has nothing whatsoever to do with your immortal soul.] Having your sins covered under the atoning blood of Jesus through confession to Him Alone (and NOT to the 'Confessor'-online) is the only thing that will wash our sins away. It's all in
Hebrews Chapter 9.

Even though Jesus died, He arose from the dead and ascended into Heaven, leaving us the gift of His Holy Spirit to teach us all things. These three persons in One then are the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. We have come to call the 3 in 1 "Trinity". The concept of the Trinity is a mystery, but when you love God, the mystery becomes readily understandable.

The Trinity: One God or Three ....Chuck Missler
www.khouse.org/articles/biblestudy/19950801-42.html
The Trinity
www.aloha.net/~mikesch/trinity.htm#
The Trinity
www.grantjeffrey.com/article/chphnwr.htm
Explaining the Trinity for Moslems http://answering-islam.org/Trinity/
Walter Martin : Explaining the Trinity for Jehovah Witnesses
What Saith the Scriptures http://www.whatsaiththescripture.com/Fellowship/Edit_Trinity.and.Shamrock.html


SPIRIT-FILLED

St. Patrick went on to teach and work wonders among the people, being full of the Holy Ghost. The Gospel he preached was confirmed with signs and wonders, just like when you read the Gospel of
Mark and Acts. St. Patrick is credited with the removal of snakes from Ireland, which agrees with Mark 16:15-18 "they shall take up serpents"; and just as Paul did in Acts 28:5.

DELIVERANCE

Today we are living in dark days when the occult is advancing on every side. We need to be like St. Patrick who cast out demons by the power of God....
"Greater is He who is in you, then he that is in the world" ( 1 John 4:4).
Our Lord told us that before we undertake any spiritual activity, we are to
FIRST "bind the strongman". Matthew 12:29; Mark 3:27; Luke 11:21;
2 Corinth. 10:4.

The "strongman" means Satan and his allies, the fallen angels. These fallen angels were given territories both in the sky and upon earth, prior to their fall. See
Daniel 10:20 (the gifts are given without repentance Romans 11:29) . There are demon-angels over nations ( Daniel 10: 13, 20, 21). That is why St. Paul tells us in Ephesians Chapter 6:12 that there are powers and principalities, dark rulers of this world, and wickedness in high places. And we are told by our Lord to first bind those evil spirits and powers before taking on any spiritual activity, such as prayer, healing, witnessings, etc.
The reason so many of our efforts fail is because we forget to do what the Lord commanded us to do:
"FIRST, bind the strongman", in Jesus name. Matthew 12:29

WEARIN' the COVERING

If someone we know needs deliverance from demons, or if even we ourselves are being tried, tested and tempted greatly, we must first bind the strongman in the NAME of JESUS. Next we ask for ourselves or others to be covered under the
Blood of Jesus Christ. Jesus bought that deliverance power when He shed His Blood on Calvary. The demons flee from that Blood....it reminds them of their defeat at the Cross
(Colossians 2:15) when the Totally Innocent One died in our behalf...
"the Just for the unjust." 1 Peter 3:18.
Jesus overthrew their spell at that point
Colossians 2:15.."And having spoiled principalities and powers,
He made a show of them openly, triumphing over them in it."


"And they overcame him (Satan) by the Blood of the Lamb (Jesus)" Rev. 12:11

CHUTZPAH : THE RIGHT STUFF

Jesus left the particulars up to us to name names in interceding for demonic deliverance. We must do our part. "The kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force."
Matthew 11:12. So if you're not in the habit of binding demons in Jesus name, and pleading the Blood of Jesus Christ, then NOW would be a good time to make that a habit, seeing that "the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time" Rev. 12:12.

Deliverance is an urgently needed ministry, and ALL believers are deputized to do the job. We've been given the keys and the authority....

Matthew 10:1 Authority of disciples:"He gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sicknesses and all manner of disease."

and
Matthew 16:19 Authority of the Church:"And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven (spiritual authority):
and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth (
demonic powers) shall be bound in heaven;
and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth (
power of the Holy Spirit) shall be loosed in heaven"

and repeated again in
Matthew 18:18
"Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven:
and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven"

and
Matthew 28:18--20 " All power is given unto Me in heaven and in earth.
Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them
in the name of the Father, and of the Son (Jesus Christ), and of the Holy Ghost:
(The Trinity that St. Patrick spoke of)

Teaching them to observe all things which I have commanded you:
and lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world" (end of the age).

Mark 3:15 " And to have power to heal sicknesses, and to cast out devils"
and
Mark 6:7 "and gave them power over unclean spirits".

Luke 4:32 "His Word was with power"
and
Luke 9:1"and gave them power and authority over ALL devils, and to cure diseases>
And He sent them to preach the Kingdom of God, and to heal the sick".....
and they departed, and went through the towns, preaching the Gospel, and healing everywhere."
Luke 9:6

and
Luke 10:17:"And the 70 (disciples) returned again with joy, saying,
'Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through Thy Name (JESUS).
And He said unto them,"I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven".
"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."

and
Luke 24:49 Power of the Holy Spirit promised at Pentecost:"tarry....till ye be endued with power from on high." This statement shows forth the fact that Holy Ghost power is not automatic. It is given in due season.

Acts 1:8 "But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you."
The 144,000 Spirit-filled Hebrews of the Last Days will have the double-portion of the Firstfruit Blessing upon them.

We must step out boldly, just like Paul did in
Acts 13:6-12.

PRAISE

After we have first bound the strongman, and after we have pled the Blood of Jesus Christ, then it is good to praise and keep on praising in an overflowing stream of thankfulness and worship..." I love you, Father, I love you Jesus, I love you Holy Spirit....praise you Father, Son and Holy Ghost...alleluia...thank you Jesus for hearing and answering my prayer....thank you Jesus for deliverance....Jesus, Jesus, Jesus."
Let the powerful name of Jesus and the sweet adoration and praise flow from our lips continually.
God inhabits the praises of His people. (Psalm 22:3)
Our praise brings forth a more intense sense of God's presence into our situation. And it is good to thank the Lord in advance,( the "sacrifice of praise") before we see the confirmation of our prayers. That is what true faith is all about.
"This is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith." 1 John 5:4

SEPARATION

Then lastly, once having received deliverance, we practice separation. Deliverance is not an abra-cadabra sort of ritual.
Deliverance is partnering with God in spiritual warfare. Our part in the venture is to have the spirit of discernment to recognize demonic activity
"for we wrestle not with flesh and blood" but with the demonic ... Ephesians 6:12.

(By the way, if people are "in-to" angels, please remind them that angels also mean devils, fallen angels. So every time you see those cute little cherubs and Raphael angels you could be gazing at demons, and they crave that form of worship.)

OK then, we need to have discernment. We need to bind the evil spirits in the NAME of JESUS. We need to plead the Blood of Jesus, and we need to praise and thank the Lord for answering our prayers. But all of this is to no avail, if we or others do not abstain from whatever brought about the demonic activity in the first place
"this kind comes not out but by fasting"
Matthew 17:21...Mark 9:29
2 Peter 2:22 and lack of committed trust "unbelief" Matt. 13:58.

Food, diet and health have a lot to do with leaving us vulnerable to demonic activity in our life. Our Lord cured many epileptics from seizures in His lifetime. In our lifetime many people get seizures from aspartame ( in diet drinks etc.). People who get seizures get them from the adversary. This does not mean that they are demon-possessed, but rather under demonic attack. We must research the circumstances and not be ignorant of Satan's devices nor wiles.
Our Lord cast out many demons of seizures and other ailments...Matt. 8:28; 9:32 deafness; 12:22 blindness, and mute; 15:22; 17:15 etc. Satan is behind all of our sicknesses; but by His stripes (the brutal whipping Jesus received) we are healed."
1 Peter 2:24 and Isaiah 53:5.

If doctors prescribe total abstinence from certain foods, we must separate from those foods. If we have been told to restrict intake, then that is what we must do. If we need certain medications rightfully prescribed by a doctor, we must be in compliance. Otherwise the death angel (and disease) will have advantage over us.

Another doorway that opens to demonic activity is the love of money.The love of money is the root of ALL evil. 1 Timothy 6:10. We must always remember that "freely we have received, so freely we give" Matthew 10:8. We must not have that grasping all-I-can-get attitude, be it material or ministry. We must have a lend-lease attitude about life...it'll even soften up those wrinkles in our face.

We must let our moderation be known to all men. Philippians 4:5 and we must be self-controlled Galatians 5:23,24. We must renounce, forsake and separate ourselves from any person, place or thing that opens the door to powers of wickedness James 4:7 "Resist the devil and he will flee from you". Your own discernment will tell you.

DEVOURING LION

We must never lose our guard. Satan is our mortal enemy:
"Brethren, be sober and watch well , the devil who is your enemy goes about like a roaring lion seeking whom he may devour, but you grounded in the faith MUST FACE HIM BOLDLY!
1 Peter 5:8,9

The devil comes to steal, kill, lie and destroy' John 10:10 and John 8:44
We are not to fear devils. We are to take authority boldly over them in the powerful name of JESUS
(1 John 4:18)
Without the name of Jesus, you just might get beat-up (Acts 19:13-17).
But we've been casting out powers and principalities for 23 years now
and always in the name of Jesus.

The message of St Patrick is the message of Deliverance. Without demonic deliverance, would Faith have ever come to Ireland?

BINDING, LOOSING

Lastly, after binding, we must do some loosing" Matt. 18:18. Nature hates a vacuum. And the supernatural hate a vacuum even more. Luke 11:17-26
So we need to fill up that void in our life. We need to replace darkness with Light; and that can only happen by filling ourselves up with the Word of God....1 minute...10 minutes a day, maybe an hour or two a day...some may need an all day permeating bath in the Word. Whatever you need, do it now and keep doing it (feed your head...and heart). We never outgrow our need for the milk of God's Word. And we never outgrow our need for the
meat of His Word...intense study, research and depth. Today, more than ever, we need to be Word-wise.
What else do we loose ? We loose the power of the Holy Spirit to have His way over us and others when being delivered. We loose healing from Jehovah-Rophe
Exodus 15:26 our Healing Jesus..."I AM the LORD that healeth thee".

For emotional healing, we bind hatred, coldness, pride and an unforgiving spirit, and we release instead the love of God, and prayer for our enemies. All of this brings healing to the soul. Forgiveness is not necessarily fellowship....forgiveness is harboring no ill-will towards others. When we pray for our enemies, we are demonstrating good-will towards them.

All of that to say what a wonderful example St. Patrick is to all of us. He was "into " God with His whole heart, mind , soul and body. He couldn't contain it all so he gave it away freely....to those who didn't understand their need. St. Patrick helped to shed the light of the Gospel to those who sat in darkness Luke 1:79. May we too go forth in the mighty power of God's Holy Spirit
"that ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world; Holding forth the Word of life". Philippians 2:15,16.

Happy St. Patrick's Day !

Awesome Video : Scenes of Ireland and Gaelic music; Inspirational ( time to load )
http://www.e-water.net/viewflash.php?flash=irishblessing_en

The Apostle of Ireland
https://www.olrl.org/lives/patrick.shtml

St. Patrick
"O Danny Boy"
http://ingeb.org/songs/dannyboy.html
http://www.rootsweb.com/~irlkik/kmusic.htm ( and other Irish songs)

"I Cannot Tell" to the tune of Danny Boy
http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Poetry/i_cannot_tell.htm

Irish Songs:
http://www.ireland-information.com/irishmusic/irishsongs-music-lyrics-midis.htm
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Persecution of the Irish:
"Wearin of the Green"
History of the Song :
http://www.franks.org/fr01068.htm
http://www.contemplator.com/tunebook/ireland/wearin.htm

Galway Bay sung by Bing Crosby
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9NM3SMRtaQ


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Happy St. Patrick's Day -- multi media
http://www.worldpath.net/~hiker/StPatrick.htm

You don't have to drink on St. Patrick's day
http://www.barefootsworld.net/index.html
"Barefoot Bob's" Irish Web Page
http://www.barefootsworld.net/irish/fir_st_paddys.html

Listen to Irish Songs being sung

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/domf

Scorn not his simplicity ( Ronan Tynan )
hopetotheend.com/scorn.html
 
Irish Tunes ( midis)
http://www.contemplator.com/tunebook/ireland.htm

Celebrations Dublin, California
http://www.dublinstpats.com/index1.htm

Annie's St. Patrick's Day Page
www.annieshomepage.com/stpat.html
 
Recipe: Famous Irish Soda Bread (from Pauline and Tom Lee)
hopetotheend.com/soda.html

The REAL St. Patrick
www.joyfulheart.com/holiday/pat.htm

In the Mystery of the Trinity.... by Yinanyavo

In the mystery of the Trinity, lies the Father, Spirit, Son.
In the beauty of eternity is the wondrous three in One.
In the power of their unity, He created all we see,
In the strength of their divinity, He delivered you and me.

Can we know the mystery? Shall we fathom Grace?
Maybe in eternity, when we look upon His face.

Will we see the Fathers eyes? Shall we kiss the Son?
Will the Spirit make us wise to comprehend the three in One?

See the Father how He cares for us.
Taste the goodness of the Son.
Hear the Spirit speaking truth to us,
Oh, the wondrous three in One.

How our hearts recieve the Father's love!
How our bodies join the Son's!
On our thoughts alights the precious Dove!
Oh! the wondrous three in One.
In the mystery of the Trinity, lies the Father, Spirit, Son.
In the beauty of eternity is the wondrous three in One.

Can we know the mystery? Shall we fathom Grace?
Maybe in eternity, when we look upon His face.

Will we see the Fathers eyes? Shall we kiss the Son?
Will the Spirit make us wise to comprehend the three in One?

See the Father how He cares for us.
Taste the goodness of the Son.
Hear the Spirit speaking truth to us,
Oh, the wondrous three in One.

How our hearts recieve the Father's love!
How our bodies join the Son's!
On our thoughts alights the precious Dove!
Oh! the wondrous three in One

In the power of their unity, He created all we see,
In the strength of their divinity.........He delivered you and me.

PRAY FOR THE PEACE OF IRELAND
God bless the former Prime Minister of Ireland John Bruton who boldly proclaimed
"God to be the source of Truth" to the European committee headed by
Valery Giscard d' Estaing
that wanted to throw out any reference to God in the EU Constitution.
"The Union values shall include the values of those who believe in God as the source of truth, justice, good and beauty as well as of those who do not share such a belief but respect these universal values arising from other sources."
John Bruton, member of the presidium, was among those who signed a petition by convention members asking that such a reference be included.
http://www.euobserver.com/index.phtml?aid=9267

William Wallace
While we cannot control the outcome of 2004, we are all responsible for our decisions and the dreams we pursue- or not. When William Wallace and his band of countrymen faced the armies of England on the battlefield, the odds were against them, and many considered giving up. Wallace spoke with passion and said,
"I see a whole army of countrymen here in defiance of tyranny. You've come to fight as free men, and free you are.
What will you do without freedom? Will you fight? Fight and you may die. Run and you'll live, at least for a while. And dying in your bed many years from now, will you be willing to trade all the days from this day to that, for just one chance, just one, to come back and tell our enemies that they may take our lives but they will never take our freedom?
Erin go bracht! (Long live Ireland!)"

http://www.businessreport.com/pub/22_8/rmccollister/

Salvation


   

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