Lion of Judah Worship Center

We cannot go into battle with someone else’s armor. We have to know to reject the armor of others. Notice the difference in the armor Saul offered David and what God provided. What God offered didn’t look like armor to anyone except David. Your custom-designed armor may not be as unique as David’s, but you must have confidence in God to say no to someone else’s armor. The very first piece of armor we put on is trust in God. We cannot go into battle with someone else’s level of trust. Listen to this message delivered by Dr. Dowdy on November 4, 2018. Be blessed!

Special Healing Prayer! Lion of Judah Worship Center includes time for Holy Spirit directed healing prayer. The entire service has been separated into three parts. We encourage you to enjoy all three, as a three-course meal!

Service:  
Message:  
Healing Prayer:  

1 Samuel 17:38–41

38 So Saul clothed David with his armor, and he put a bronze helmet on his head; he also clothed him with a coat of mail. 39 David fastened his sword to his armor and tried to walk, for he had not tested them. And David said to Saul, “I cannot walk with these, for I have not tested them.” So David took them off.

40 Then he took his staff in his hand; and he chose for himself five smooth stones from the brook, and put them in a shepherd’s bag, in a pouch which he had, and his sling was in his hand. And he drew near to the Philistine. 41 So the Philistine came, and began drawing near to David, and the man who bore the shield went before him.


Foundation Scripture for LOJWC Ministry:

For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. Mark 11:23

What We Believe:

We believe in God, the Father, Almighty, and in Jesus Christ, his only begotten Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried. On the third day he rose again according to Scripture. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father, from whence he shall come to judge the living and the dead. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the third person of the God-head, who revealed himself on the day of Pentecost. We believe in the gifts of the Spirit and their continuous operation in the body of Christ. And we believe in one holy, universal, and apostolic church. Amen.

Faith Confession:

We conduct spiritual warfare. It begins with us as we speak God’s word and speak to our bodies, minds, and emotions. Therefore we make a faith confession which says: “Satan, in the name of Jesus, I declare this body a sickness-disease-free zone. Every germ, virus, bacterium, etc., that touches this body dies instantly in the name of Jesus, who bore my sicknesses, carried my diseases, and by whose stripes I have been healed. Therefore I command life into every cell in this body, I receive healing for my emotions from every past embedded hurtful, fearful memory. I speak active deliverance from the law of sin and death, according to the finished works of Jesus the Christ, the anointed and his anointing.“

Visit us on Facebook, on Twitter @PastorEliz, and our website lojworshipcenter.org.

Join us online at mumble.com for live messages Sunday’s at 10:30 a.m. See our Facebook page for more details.

Copyright © 2018 E. C. Dowdy. Written and audio material may not be reproduced without written permission.

Overcoming the Sin Nature, Part 3

We would all like to believe that man is basically good. That believe is reinforced by psychologists, counselors, and even some religious leaders. But we still find ourselves doing things that we know are wrong to do, thinking things we shouldn’t think, and saying things we shouldn’t say. The problem is that it is part of our sinful nature. How did we get that nature? When Adam fell. What can we do? We must understand the answer to this question. Listen to this message,  delivered by Dr. Dowdy on October 14, 2018. Key Scriptural basis from Genesis 3:6, Psalms 51:4-5, Matthew 15:19, and James 1:15, 40. Be blessed!

Then the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. For God knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree desirable to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate. She also gave to her husband with her, and he ate. —Genesis 3:4–6 NKJV

Against You, You only, have I sinned,
And done this evil in Your sight—
That You may be found just when You speak,
And blameless when You judge.
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity,
And in sin my mother conceived me.
—Psalms 51:4–5

Special Note: This message on the origin of the sin nature appears to stop abruptly, but has the essence of understanding what the sin nature is, and how it came into being. To enable us to not forget there is nothing that follows. Let us rather concentrate on giving thanks to God for deliverance from that bondage of slavery. —Pastor Dowdy

Message:  
Foundation Scripture for LOJWC Ministry:

For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. Mark 11:23

What We Believe:

We believe in God, the Father, Almighty, and in Jesus Christ, his only begotten Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried. On the third day he rose again according to Scripture. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father, from whence he shall come to judge the living and the dead. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the third person of the God-head, who revealed himself on the day of Pentecost. We believe in the gifts of the Spirit and their continuous operation in the body of Christ. And we believe in one holy, universal, and apostolic church. Amen.

Faith Confession:

We conduct spiritual warfare. It begins with us as we speak God’s word and speak to our bodies, minds, and emotions. Therefore we make a faith confession which says: “Satan, in the name of Jesus, I declare this body a sickness-disease-free zone. Every germ, virus, bacterium, etc., that touches this body dies instantly in the name of Jesus, who bore my sicknesses, carried my diseases, and by whose stripes I have been healed. Therefore I command life into every cell in this body, I receive healing for my emotions from every past embedded hurtful, fearful memory. I speak active deliverance from the law of sin and death, according to the finished works of Jesus the Christ, the anointed and his anointing.“

Visit us on Facebook, on Twitter @PastorEliz, and our website lojworshipcenter.org.

Join us online at mumble.com for live messages Sunday’s at 10:30 a.m. See our Facebook page for more details.

Copyright © 2018 E. C. Dowdy. Written and audio material may not be reproduced without written permission.

We would all like to believe that man is basically good. That believe is reinforced by psychologists, counselors, and even some religious leaders. But we still find ourselves doing things that we know are wrong to do, thinking things we shouldn’t think, and saying things we shouldn’t say. The problem is that it is part of our sinful nature. How did we get that nature? When Adam fell. What can we do? We must understand the answer to this question. Listen to this message,  delivered by Dr. Dowdy on October 14, 2018. Key Scriptural basis from Genesis 3:6, Psalms 51:4-5, Matthew 15:19, and James 1:15, 40. Be blessed!

Then the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. For God knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree desirable to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate. She also gave to her husband with her, and he ate. —Genesis 3:4–6 NKJV

Against You, You only, have I sinned,
And done this evil in Your sight—
That You may be found just when You speak,
And blameless when You judge.
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity,
And in sin my mother conceived me.
—Psalms 51:4–5

Special Note: This message on the origin of the sin nature appears to stop abruptly, but has the essence of understanding what the sin nature is, and how it came into being. To enable us to not forget there is nothing that follows. Let us rather concentrate on giving thanks to God for deliverance from that bondage of slavery. —Pastor Dowdy
Service:  
Message:  
Foundation Scripture for LOJWC Ministry:

For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. Mark 11:23

What We Believe:

We believe in God, the Father, Almighty, and in Jesus Christ, his only begotten Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried. On the third day he rose again according to Scripture. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father, from whence he shall come to judge the living and the dead. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the third person of the God-head, who revealed himself on the day of Pentecost. We believe in the gifts of the Spirit and their continuous operation in the body of Christ. And we believe in one holy, universal, and apostolic church. Amen.

Faith Confession:

We conduct spiritual warfare. It begins with us as we speak God’s word and speak to our bodies, minds, and emotions. Therefore we make a faith confession which says: “Satan, in the name of Jesus, I declare this body a sickness-disease-free zone. Every germ, virus, bacterium, etc., that touches this body dies instantly in the name of Jesus, who bore my sicknesses, carried my diseases, and by whose stripes I have been healed. Therefore I command life into every cell in this body, I receive healing for my emotions from every past embedded hurtful, fearful memory. I speak active deliverance from the law of sin and death, according to the finished works of Jesus the Christ, the anointed and his anointing.“

Visit us on Facebook, on Twitter @PastorEliz, and our website lojworshipcenter.org.

Join us online at mumble.com for live messages Sunday’s at 10:30 a.m. See our Facebook page for more details.

Copyright © 2018 E. C. Dowdy. Written and audio material may not be reproduced without written permission.

Know this Church of the Living God: We can overcome sin, we do not have to continue living in secret sin, we do not have to continue being overrun by the kingdom of darkness. That is not God’s will!

We would all like to believe that man is basically good. That believe is reinforced by psychologists, counselors, and even some religious leaders. But we still find ourselves doing things that we know are wrong to do, thinking things we shouldn’t think, and saying things we shouldn’t say. The problem is that it is part of our sinful nature. How did we get that nature? When Adam fell. What can we do? We must understand the answer to this question. Listen to this message,  delivered by Dr. Dowdy on October 7, 2018. Key Scriptural basis from Genesis 3:6, Psalms 51:4-5, Matthew 15:19, and James 1:15, 40. Be blessed!

Then the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. For God knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, that it was [a]pleasant to the eyes, and a tree desirable to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate. She also gave to her husband with her, and he ate. —Genesis 3:4–6 NKJV

Against You, You only, have I sinned,
And done this evil in Your sight—
That You may be found just when You speak,
And blameless when You judge.
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity,
And in sin my mother conceived me.
—Psalms 51:4–5

Special Healing Prayer! Lion of Judah Worship Center’s new format includes a shortened service to allow for Holy Spirit directed healing prayer. The entire service has been separated into three parts. We encourage you to enjoy all three, as a three-course meal!

Service:  
Message:  
Healing Prayer:  
Foundation Scripture for LOJWC Ministry:

For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. Mark 11:23

What We Believe:

We believe in God, the Father, Almighty, and in Jesus Christ, his only begotten Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried. On the third day he rose again according to Scripture. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father, from whence he shall come to judge the living and the dead. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the third person of the God-head, who revealed himself on the day of Pentecost. We believe in the gifts of the Spirit and their continuous operation in the body of Christ. And we believe in one holy, universal, and apostolic church. Amen.

Faith Confession:

We conduct spiritual warfare. It begins with us as we speak God’s word and speak to our bodies, minds, and emotions. Therefore we make a faith confession which says: “Satan, in the name of Jesus, I declare this body a sickness-disease-free zone. Every germ, virus, bacterium, etc., that touches this body dies instantly in the name of Jesus, who bore my sicknesses, carried my diseases, and by whose stripes I have been healed. Therefore I command life into every cell in this body, I receive healing for my emotions from every past embedded hurtful, fearful memory. I speak active deliverance from the law of sin and death, according to the finished works of Jesus the Christ, the anointed and his anointing.“

Visit us on Facebook, on Twitter @PastorEliz, and our website lojworshipcenter.org.

Join us online at mumble.com for live messages Sunday’s at 10:30 a.m. See our Facebook page for more details.

Copyright © 2018 E. C. Dowdy. Written and audio material may not be reproduced without written permission.

Sinning Against God in Our Thoughts

We are looking at how we sin against God in our thoughts. If we are believers, we are not sinning against God in our thoughts intentionally. Thoughts appear when we are not doing thought monitoring. All of the sudden there is an onslaught of these thoughts. They can almost overwhelm us. We find ourselves surrounded in a forest of thoughts. It takes listening to the Holy Spirit to know what’s happening. We need to cry out to God for deliverance. We can be transformed by meditating on the Word of God. Make sure to have enough Word inside to overcome such thoughts. For more insight, listen to this message, delivered by Dr. Dowdy on September 30, 2018. Be blessed!

Special Healing Prayer! Lion of Judah Worship Center’s new format includes a shortened service to allow for Holy Spirit directed healing prayer. The entire service has been separated into three parts. We encourage you to enjoy all three, as a three-course meal!

Service:  
Message:  
Healing Prayer: 
Foundation Scripture for LOJWC Ministry:

For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. Mark 11:23

What We Believe:

We believe in God, the Father, Almighty, and in Jesus Christ, his only begotten Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried. On the third day he rose again according to Scripture. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father, from whence he shall come to judge the living and the dead. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the third person of the God-head, who revealed himself on the day of Pentecost. We believe in the gifts of the Spirit and their continuous operation in the body of Christ. And we believe in one holy, universal, and apostolic church. Amen.

Faith Confession:

We conduct spiritual warfare. It begins with us as we speak God’s word and speak to our bodies, minds, and emotions. Therefore we make a faith confession which says: “Satan, in the name of Jesus, I declare this body a sickness-disease-free zone. Every germ, virus, bacterium, etc., that touches this body dies instantly in the name of Jesus, who bore my sicknesses, carried my diseases, and by whose stripes I have been healed. Therefore I command life into every cell in this body, I receive healing for my emotions from every past embedded hurtful, fearful memory. I speak active deliverance from the law of sin and death, according to the finished works of Jesus the Christ, the anointed and his anointing.“

Visit us on Facebook, on Twitter @PastorEliz, and our website lojworshipcenter.org.

Join us online at mumble.com for live messages Sunday’s at 10:30 a.m. See our Facebook page for more details.

Copyright © 2018 E. C. Dowdy. Written and audio material may not be reproduced without written permission.

Operating in the Mind of Christ

What is important to God? Operating according to God’s will and His word, that His Spirit will be able to operate through us. How do we operate in the mind of Christ? We must break up the old mindset, meditating on the Word of the Living God. Our minds must be cleansed, replacing the old mindset.

Key Scripture reference 1 Corinthians 2:16 NKJV states: 10 But God has revealed them to us through His Spirit. For the Spirit searches all things, yes, the deep things of God. 11 For what man knows the things of a man except the spirit of the man which is in him? Even so no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God. 12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God. 13 These things we also speak, not in words which man’s wisdom teaches but which the [d]Holy Spirit teaches, comparing spiritual things with spiritual. 14 But the natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; nor can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. 15 But he who is spiritual judges all things, yet he himself is rightly judged by no one. 16 For “who has known the mind of the Lord that he may instruct Him?” But we have the mind of Christ.

Special Healing Prayer! Lion of Judah Worship Center’s new format includes a shortened service to allow for Holy Spirit directed healing prayer. The entire service has been separated into three parts. We encourage you to enjoy all three, as a three-course meal! This message delivered by Dr. Dowdy on September 16, 2018. Be blessed!

Service:  
Message:  
Healing Prayer:  
Foundation Scripture for LOJWC Ministry:

For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. Mark 11:23

What We Believe:

We believe in God, the Father, Almighty, and in Jesus Christ, his only begotten Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried. On the third day he rose again according to Scripture. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father, from whence he shall come to judge the living and the dead. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the third person of the God-head, who revealed himself on the day of Pentecost. We believe in the gifts of the Spirit and their continuous operation in the body of Christ. And we believe in one holy, universal, and apostolic church. Amen.

Faith Confession:

We conduct spiritual warfare. It begins with us as we speak God’s word and speak to our bodies, minds, and emotions. Therefore we make a faith confession which says: “Satan, in the name of Jesus, I declare this body a sickness-disease-free zone. Every germ, virus, bacterium, etc., that touches this body dies instantly in the name of Jesus, who bore my sicknesses, carried my diseases, and by whose stripes I have been healed. Therefore I command life into every cell in this body, I receive healing for my emotions from every past embedded hurtful, fearful memory. I speak active deliverance from the law of sin and death, according to the finished works of Jesus the Christ, the anointed and his anointing.“

Visit us on Facebook, on Twitter @PastorEliz, and our website lojworshipcenter.org.

Join us online at mumble.com for live messages Sunday’s at 10:30 a.m. See our Facebook page for more details.

Copyright © 2018 E. C. Dowdy. Written and audio material may not be reproduced without written permission.

The Mind of Christ, Part 7

This is the seventh in a multi-part message. We are called to have the same attitude that was in Christ Jesus. We need to be able to operate with a steadfast mind. How can we have the mind of Christ? Having the mind of Christ means we share the plan, purpose, and perspective of Christ. It means we understand that God’s plan is to bring glory to himself. And it is something that all believers essentially possess; it’s programmed into us, yet we need to have it developed by the Holy Spirit. As we grow and mature in the things of God, it is done in partnership with the Spirit of the Living God, as He leads and directs us.

Key Scripture reference Philippians 2:5–11 NASV states: “Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men. Being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name, 10 so that at the name of Jesus every knee will bow, of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth, 11 and that every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

Special Healing Prayer! Lion of Judah Worship Center’s new format includes a shortened service to allow for Holy Spirit directed healing prayer. The entire service has been separated into three parts. We encourage you to enjoy all three, as a three-course meal! This message delivered by Dr. Dowdy on September 9, 2018. Be blessed!

Service:  
Message:  
Healing Prayer Time:  
Foundation Scripture for LOJWC Ministry:

For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. Mark 11:23

What We Believe:

We believe in God, the Father, Almighty, and in Jesus Christ, his only begotten Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried. On the third day he rose again according to Scripture. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father, from whence he shall come to judge the living and the dead. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the third person of the God-head, who revealed himself on the day of Pentecost. We believe in the gifts of the Spirit and their continuous operation in the body of Christ. And we believe in one holy, universal, and apostolic church. Amen.

Faith Confession:

We conduct spiritual warfare. It begins with us as we speak God’s word and speak to our bodies, minds, and emotions. Therefore we make a faith confession which says: “Satan, in the name of Jesus, I declare this body a sickness-disease-free zone. Every germ, virus, bacterium, etc., that touches this body dies instantly in the name of Jesus, who bore my sicknesses, carried my diseases, and by whose stripes I have been healed. Therefore I command life into every cell in this body, I receive healing for my emotions from every past embedded hurtful, fearful memory. I speak active deliverance from the law of sin and death, according to the finished works of Jesus the Christ, the anointed and his anointing.“

Visit us on Facebook, on Twitter @PastorEliz, and our website lojworshipcenter.org.

Join us online at mumble.com for live messages Sunday’s at 10:30 a.m. See our Facebook page for more details.

Copyright © 2018 E. C. Dowdy. Written and audio material may not be reproduced without written permission.