The Dream of the Church and Her Golden Cobblestone Pathway

On January 15 I had this incredible dream that was linked to many other dreams and words from the Lord given to me by the prophets of God:

A mother and her kids were sitting at a table waiting to be served. When a waiter walked by carrying a tray of beers to the next table, she thought, “Oh no, we are in a bar!” She then looked out the window and some chipmunks began throwing nuts on her car. She thought they were going to damage the vehicle, so she was going to move to a different parking space ~ but decided to stay and eat at the restaurant because she realized it was a normal place where hamburgers were served. She remained seated at the table while she waited for the waiter that was going to serve them their food.

When I woke up from the dream, I dismissed it as silly. But as I prayed, I remembered my other dreams which had profound meanings and I just had to wait to understand them. I decided to go back to sleep…

I saw the lady again, still waiting at the table of the restaurant. She watched as the floor of the restaurant turned into bricks of gold leading out the front door! Her children became excited and no longer desired to eat, but wanted to follow the golden bricks outside the restaurant! Somehow the mother realized the gold bricks would soon disappear and the floor would become tile again if she didn’t follow after her children. So she joined the children on the golden bricks out the front door of the restaurant. (I knew the woman always had to stay with her children in order for all of them to survive!) I believe the lady is a metaphor of the leadership in the Body of Christ, and the children are the congregation that has been placed under the leadership.

As the mother and her children continued walking along the Golden-Bricked Road, the mother noticed a cloud over their heads. When they came to a fork in the road, they discovered that they had the money to purchase, invest, or bless anything ~ as long as they stayed on the golden bricks. The children made the connection between the bricks underneath their feet and the success they were having, but only the mother knew that the bricks remained golden as long as the cloud was above them.

Whatever the family members did, at the moment the cloud was above them the road turned golden and everything began to multiply as they became more blessed. There were many people that saw the miracle of their prosperity and attempted to copy it. But as soon as they left the fork in the road, everything turned back to reality. Those who tried to follow their path and repeat their actions would ring that everything became just normal transactions with no golden blessings upon them.

The mother (and her children who were now more mature) were the only ones that could see the cloud turning the road into gold at the moment they stepped upon it. Only they knew that they must follow the cloud, not the Golden Road, because the cloud was what made the road golden. The glory that the children and the mother were able to see in the cloud could only happen if they stayed together.

Sometimes the cloud would become a fire cloud at night, so they could see how to make connections, purchases, and decisions even in the darkest places. But it was still the fire cloud that turned the road into gold, not the Golden Road by itself. The light that the fire cloud provided by night was so bright, they could see the smallest detail between the bricks of gold in the road, and even the smallest weed that was exposed to the light. Their transactions were completely safe because they knew through prayer these weeds would be removed by angels.

When I woke up and prayed in contemplation of this great dream, I concluded that we really must always keep the mother with the children, and the children and mother must always keep their sights on the cloud by day and the fire by night. Then, as I meditated on what the cloud and fire were, I realized it was the face of God and only in His face can we see and be directed by the look of His eye. “You have ravished My heart With one look of your eyes.” Then I remembered the vision God gave me on New Year’s Eve at the stroke of midnight.

As Timothy Snodgrass and I did a Periscope broadcast together, Jesus appeared with His back to me, as He held the edge of His garment up to His mouth. Then He slowly turned to me and said, “Richard, look at My face.” While I looked at His face I could sense that His hand was dropping, as He opened His garment and let out incredible blessings, gifts, and healings ~ but my eyes could not be diverted from His face.

Look to Christ’s face daily in prayer. In His eyes you can see His direction ~ the same direction that can only be seen on the road when it was turned into gold.

Yesterday, I dreamed I was in a boardroom writing the first sentence of our corporate foundation: “We hold these truths to be self-evident…” When I woke up, I received this prophecy from an Irish prophet: “I AM setting you apart and anointing you for Royal Service. It is your Inauguration Day.” I have seen the Golden Brick Road in the Spirit!

I also remembered receiving an email from a prophet in Sweden that same day, and he saw a door opening before him and closing behind him. This seems to be a confirmation of the character of the Golden Brick Road ~ it appears before you and then closes behind you.
Sent in love,
Pastor Richard Gazowsky

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How Prophetic Acts Work

Note: For the last 3 1/2 years my family has been praying for America and the nations. The following story has to do with current events in the news, and it’s important to mention that we do not have opinions about these world events. I am concerned that Heaven’s will is done, which is beyond our human understanding.
A prophetic act is something you do because the Lord has instructed you to do it. Your simple obedience to His word in doing the action causes things to happen in the world around you. Prophetic acts are found throughout many stories in the Bible. For example, God told Joshua to march around the city once with all the armed men for six days. On the seventh day, they were to march around the city seven times, with the priests blowing ram’s horns. After a long blast on the trumpets, the whole army was instructed to shout. Miraculously the walls of Jericho fell down, giving  them 100% access to the city.
More examples of this divine interaction between man and God are in the New Testament. As Jesus commanded people to do simple things, great miracles happened; like when the blind man was told (after Jesus put mud on his eyes) to go wash in the pool of Salome and his eyes would be opened. The man did that simple action in obedience, and the miracle occurred because of that “prophetic act”.
Here is a current example of how this still works. On Saturday, December 28, 2019, while we were praying with intercessors live on Periscope, the Lord showed me a large blanket being put across the Middle East. This blanket was very powerful because it was going to soak up the fire of the war that satan was trying to rage in the Middle East. Watch the December 28 Periscope to see the actual prayer I was praying that day when you can.
As we continued to pray, the Lord spoke to me to instruct intercessors on Periscope, as a prophetic act, to put an extra blanket upon their beds that night before they went to sleep. God only knew what Heaven’s response would be to this simple prophetic  act done in obedience to God‘s word.
One of the faithful intercessors was shocked when she heard this word because her husband, who does not watch Periscope, had actually told her that morning, “Honey, I think we should put an extra blanket on our bed today.” When she heard this prayer on Periscope she knew it was a confirmation. That night, everyone in our family put an extra blanket on their beds.
In the wee hours of Sunday morning, December 29th (by the way, this was the precise two-year anniversary of my daughter Misty’s death and resurrection in Rome, Italy) I woke up and looked down at the blanket that was upon our bed, and saw a vision of explosions and smoke coming through the blanket in multiple areas. After an hour of prayer, I went back to sleep and woke up with the Sunday morning news reporting that five major strongholds of terrorist groups in the Middle East had been destroyed during the night by U.S. drone strikes!
As we have entered into the new year of 2020, the news is declaring World War III is about to be launched in the Middle East. We continue to pray with intercessors on Periscope that the work of the blankets is completed. On January 8, I had another vision while praying on Periscope. This one was of a huge dragon that rose out of the Middle East and was puffing up it’s chest with fluid fire blowing out of it’s mouth, causing the fire of war to explode. As I looked at this vision I said in my spirit, “What should I do, God?”
The Lord then whispered to me, “Blow air out of your mouth at the television screen, newspaper, radio, and any other media sources that speak the words of that “dragon”. Immediately in my prayer I did this simple act and blew air at the vision I saw. I was amazed as instantly this terrible-looking dragon began to burn up and shrivel like a piece of confetti paper, and became nothing. It didn’t even leave any smoke residue! I realized that this was a prophetic act that was simple, yet powerful. I shared the simple obedience of doing the Lord‘s will with the intercessors who were praying on Periscope that day. Replay it when you can!
Breaking stories are all over the news and you can make the connections yourself. Prophetic acts like these are very fuzzy; Heaven is only asking for our permission for these events to change. I do want to increase your faith in the power of prayer. Though I don’t hold the office of a prophet, I am a pastor and an intercessor. The gift of prophecy operates through us, and the only way we can test whether it is of God, is if we declare an event before it actually happens. I mentioned the Periscope videos so you can see all of the events which were spoken to us by the Lord through prayer before the events occurred in the news.
The December 29th vision happened precisely on the two-year anniversary of my daughter Misty’s death and resurrection in Rome. This miracle dramatically changed all five members of our immediate family. We personally witnessed God completely healing Misty. We learned through that physical experience, the importance of obedience to God‘s simple instructions.
I am praying that each of you who are intercessors will take time to rehearse and remember the incredible miracles that are happening right before our eyes, and God’s ability to extinguish the fires of war. May your faith be increased to a level that leads you into perfect obedience to His voice, and also to a place where you will not listen to any other voice but that of the Good Shepherd.
Sent in love,
Pastor Richard Gazowsky

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The Christmas Gift of a Miracle

After a long day of travel on the highway, I walked into the restaurant at the hotel where we would be staying. I wanted to reserve a table for five so all of my family could share a nice evening meal, talking together about the joys of this Christmas season. After entering the restaurant, I was approached by a worker who usually worked in the back part of the kitchen.
“Pastor,” he said, “I’ve been waiting for the right time to tell you what has happened. Over the last few years I have seen you and thought about approaching you, but it didn’t seem to be the right time.”

I could tell by his quiet tone that it was hard for him to come right out with what he was about to share. I asked him to continue.

He began to elaborate, “You said my wife and I were going to have a child. Because of that, my wife I went to a fertility clinic to have a baby and the doctors discovered that my wife had cancer. But the wonderful thing is, they caught it at the right time. She had a short operation and she is now completely cancer free and will live a long life! The timing of the surgery saved her life. The amazing part of the story is that going through this process brought us to the decision to adopt a child. A little baby boy was brought to us and we knew immediately he was a perfect match for us. My wife has fallen in love with this little boy, and every day she is the happiest woman in the world, and I look forward to going home to see both of them. Thank you, pastor, for letting me tell this incredible story. Because of God‘s word, cancer is out of my wife’s life. Our little boy we love so much, is now in it.” He joyfully went on to say that it was two miracles in one!

My family came inside the restaurant at the tail end of the story. As we sat down for the dinner, I told every detail. We then understood how Christmas is for reliving gifts from God that fix things which are broken ~ to give us all a bright future as He did with this gentleman’s family!

Sent in love,

Pastor Richard Gazowsky

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Seeing the Miracle of God’s . Complete Provision

Every day when I wake up, my conscious thoughts lead to God and His provision that is waiting for me. It’s best to describe these early morning thoughts as the beginning of today’s adventure. Seeing every day as an adventure is the finest way to squeeze all of the joy out of every moment of life that you live. But this truth is especially prevalent when you add to it the gift of the Spirit called, “long-suffering”. For some, it might have a slight bitter taste, but it is a fruit of the Spirit.

In most cases, we don’t realize how valuable the gift of the long-suffering is. It was through long-suffering that Jesus learned obedience. And all of us should understand that obedience is such an important attribute when it comes to your relationship with God. Jesus said, “Verily, verily, I say unto you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, but what He seeth the Father do: for what things soever He doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.” Obedience brings me to the rewards of patience that James talks about when he says, “Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.”

The amazing part of this consideration is that the goal of patience is to make sure each one of us lacks absolutely nothing in our daily provision. But wait a minute, the Bible gives further insight. It says, “Let patience have her (a female pronoun) perfect work that you may be perfect and entire.” And to make this gift even more special, it leaves you wanting nothing! What I have come to know is that it cures all of our desires of needing more ~ that sense of lacking something many of us feel. In other words, patience leads to complete life satisfaction. Wow! What a treasure this life is. Look upon today as a day adventure into God’s wonder of provision!

Sent in love,

Pastor Richard Gazowsky

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God’s Time Privilege

In the study of God’s ways, one of the basic principles commonly missed by people in power is that “only God knows” the timing of when an event will happen. God’s timing is His privilege.  Jesus put it this way, “But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father.” At first, I thought that Jesus was only talking exclusively about His second coming. As I had more experience concerning God’s prophetic word and waiting for events to occur, I began to realize the truth in the second part of Jesus’ words: “Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is.”

This is the divine privilege for anything God is about to deliver to us. Wow! Take a moment and realize how awesome it is that God chooses, with His divine privilege, the appropriate time to deliver His gifts to you. If you have conjured up false expectations about what you think God is getting ready to do, prepare to have some frustration released! 

This is why Jesus shared this parable: “For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch. Watch ye therefore: for ye know not when the master of the house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or in the morning: Lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping. And what I say unto you I say unto all, ‘Watch.’”

To understand this Scripture correctly you need to look at it as if Amazon is telling you how it’s going to deliver a package to your house. It’s going to deliver it “like a thief” when you least expect it! 

We are in a time of God’s divine outpouring of blessing. After King Saul had been in power for two years, that period had put him in a position of arrogance, not humility. When Samuel, the prophet of God, told the king that he would meet him in seven days and sacrifice before Israel went to battle against the Philistines, King Saul had forgot that God reserves the divine privilege when it comes to the timing of events. Samuel was late, seven days had gone by, and Israel’s army was getting discouraged and leaving. King Saul decided to take matters into his own hands because God did not meet his expectations. Little did he know that his actions would seriously cross God’s divine privilege. God may not meet your expectations, but His blessings will come as a thief in the night when you least expect it!

For years I have watched my daughter Misty Dejavu Gazowsky plagued with a disconcerting physical problem. The Lord had spoken to me two very clear times that He was going to heal her, but of course He did not tell me when. Then, unbeknownst to me, He prepared me for the event of a lifetime. At the time, I didn’t know what He was preparing me for. First, God gave me a dream where I was passing through a room with a small door, into a room with an even smaller door ~ and then into a room with a door so small that I was barely able to squeeze through it! Suddenly I woke up and said out loud in my bed, “I can’t take it! The claustrophobia is too much for me!”

My family and I were staying with Prophet Vello Viam in Sweden. In the morning, I went downstairs to Vello‘s kitchen and shared the dream. The main point was the  claustrophobic fear of going through that small door. It was just freaky! Then my son Sunny came in from visiting a church in Sweden and said their pastor had shared a dream that he was going into smaller and smaller rooms, and had to pass through doors until he came to the last one which he had to squeeze through and barely made it. But on the other side was a very important American preacher and they sat down and had tea together. 

As I sat there listening to my son tell the story, I was embarrassed and I said in my heart, “Lord, I am so sorry. If this Swedish pastor can make it through that smallest door, I can make it too!” I repented, “Please give me another chance and I’ll squeeze through the door.”

The very next night, I had a shocking dream. I was looking at a door, which had a keyhole in it, and suddenly I saw myself squeezing through the keyhole like a tube of toothpaste! I even saw my eyeballs pop through to the other side! I laughed in the dream because I knew I could squeeze through .Little did I know, God was preparing me for my daughter Misty’s healing.

God had promised our family Misty would be healed, and she even had seen an angel touch two spots in her tummy to bring healing. When my children Rocki and Sonny rushed into my room to tell me what danger their sister was in, I knew I had to call an ambulance. But I had promised God I would do nothing unless He told me to do it. My entire family was well aware of this confession and had agreed to stand with me on this point.

I stood in the lobby of this four-star hotel (which happened to be built by an ancient Roman gate in honor of Saint Valentine) and prayed, “God, please tell me what to do.”  As I stood there in the lobby, the Lord spoke to me and said these words, “Misty is going to be alright. There are two doctors at the hospital that know exactly what Misty’s condition is.” When the paramedics went to the fourth floor where Misty was, unbeknownst to me, she passed away as they were moving her to the ambulance! Didn’t I say, timing is God’s divine privilege and He comes as a thief in the night to surprise you with His blessing? 

When we arrived at Holy Spirit Hospital, the doctor said, “Mr. Gazowsky, your daughter is dead.” I replied, “No, she is going to be alright.” The doctor then looked at me with frustration in his eyes and said, this time more urgently, “Mr. Gazowsky, I said your daughter is dead!“ I hung onto God’s promise, and with my strongest determination and faith replied, “No, she’s going to be alright.” The doctor then said for a third time, “Mr. Gazowsky, your daughter is dead!” And again I said, “No, she is going to be all right.” 

This conversation was one of the most important events in our family’s entire history. Like King Saul waited for Samuel the prophet I was waiting for my daughter’s miracle. The doctor was telling me that the battle was lost, but I had the word from God. The doctor had literally been asking me for permission to take my daughter’s body to the morgue, but I wouldn’t give it because I knew she was going to be alright. God knew exactly the right words to put into my mouth at the right moment and at the right time.
This is God’s divine privilege: When God delivers a miracle, it is His divine right to deliver it in His way, in His timing, and through  His method. It is up to us to believe it’s going to happen, even though we don’t know when or how. Misty is in perfect health today. Every day my family rejoices in the wonderful miracle of God‘s healing and resurrection of her body!
You are about to receive the greatest miracles in the history of your family, our church’s ministry, and our nation. Expect the delivery of your miracle to be as a thief in the night! For this is the way of God.
Sent in love,

 

Pastor Richard Gazowsky

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The Perfection of Patience

Our world is being physically turned upside down all around us. For two years in a row the Lord has told me in the summer to pray consistently “Let it snow, let it snow.” It has happened and the weather has been changed. Scripture says, “However, the spiritual is not first, but the natural, and afterward the spiritual.” Dramatic changes like this come with a price—in the suffering, He prepares you for the change that will occur in your life. Maybe I should stop, and instead of using the word suffering I should use the prophetic word that the prophet Timothy Snodgrass used, “Be comfortable with the uncomfortable.” Even if it is cold.
To be honest with you, there are two things that I am struggling with now— about being completely honest with myself, and in my Intimate and personal relationship to God. This is learning to trust God in all of my financial decisions. I have no plan of my own, not even about how I will handle the most intricate financial decision of the future. I’m talking about 100% listening and trusting God for tomorrow, the next day, and for the future. Meaning, He is truly the Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the End, and everything in between. It’s God’s plan or no plan.
Not having a plan, for someone like myself, a natural leader, is uncomfortable. Oh, but remember the word from the prophet Timothy Snodgrass, “Be comfortable with the uncomfortable.” The uncomfortable emptiness of not having a plan, for my financial decisions, that might be as small as where I eat, is actually making me like Jesus who, “learned obedience by the things He suffered.” In the smallest most intricate way God is teaching us obedience, and doing the work of patience in us. The suffering we endure, is patience at work in us. James put it this way, “But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.”
The second struggle that I am dealing with to reach perfection is much more difficult. It’s about my interaction with my own family. As I’ve prayed about this issue, it literally comes down to my ability to go slower and have patience with others who I greatly love. This is a great struggle in my life. In one part, I am obsessed with seeking God and doing His will. But in the other part, as a leader, I am to be a servant to all who are with me. They are to be on my shoulders, not under my feet. This means I am to listen to every member of my family, to understand what they are saying, and to not interrupt their decisions. This sounds, and is, humbling. These are the true actions of a real leader.
If you would now take a moment and go through God‘s interaction with you and your family, I believe you will discover these attributes are seen in God‘s ways. This “uncomfortableness” we’ve been talking about is the perfection that patience is trying to make in us. If you cut patience off before her complete work is done, you may miss the very thing that will bring you complete happiness in this life. Yes, the blessing God is bringing to us is great. And yes, there are those who will try to steal it from you. But shortening the time of patience does not protect you. It is going through the complete work of patience that protects you from all the attacks the enemy might bring.
Sent in love,
Pastor Richard Gazowsky

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Periscope Prayers

Saturday, December 7
Lord, we love You so much. And we love Your presence, God.
Lord, we want Your presence, God, to be in every thought, every attitude.
Lord, this is necessary.
Yes, stay, stay God! Let Your presence stay with us, God. God, I began to realize this about Your incredible presence: When it comes, You bring attention to Yourself in a way that is so unique. Your presence has a completeness in it. A finishing in it. When I feel Your presence the way I feel right now, I feel like everything is settled, everything is complete. Everything is finished, everything is done.
Lord, I love You, God. I love You, Jesus. Lord, I love You so much. When You come, Lord, You bring an intention. You settle things that need to be settled. And for a minute, our flesh wanders around trying to figure out what is occurring. Then suddenly, our minds open up and we say, “WOW! This is the presence of God.”
Maybe some of us that are praying right now are realizing that God is here. His presence is here.
This is Him.
This is Jesus. This is His visitation to mankind. And that’s what we seek for every day in prayer, Your visitation, God.
Lord, I know what it’s like, to be right here in the presence of the Lord. Every feeling, every emotion is settled and complete, Lord. We thank You for this, God.
Lord, it seems like our watches stop all the time to stand still. Because here is where healing happens. God, I feel You are healing people right now.
I sense Your desire that those pains, those aches, those annoying nuisances that come in our flesh ~ You want to remove them, God.
Lord, we don’t even have to say a word about these nuisances, these pains in our feet, in our legs, in our knees ~ In Jesus’ name they’re gone, they’re gone, they’re gone!
In our minds, in our heads, aches and pains in our back ~ are leaving our bodies right now, Lord, in the presence of God.
May we receive this. May we all believe this.
Believe that God is removing them…
And the doctor will confirm they are gone. Go to the doctor, show yourself. The Lord loves it when You do that.
God, please stay. We don’t want Your presence to go.
We desire the healing You are bringing to us right now. We receive the healing, Hallelujah!
Sent in Love,
Pastor Richard Gazowsky

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A Cup Of Coffee

A few weeks ago, while at dinner with the prophet Timothy Snodgrass, he mentioned, “The Lord is going to give you and your family layers of unctions in the Spirit that you need to be very accurately obedient to, and this will continue in layers of time up until the next Christmas, 2020.” My family knew to take the words of the prophet very seriously, so in our daily prayer and in each situation, we have been listening for the Lord and how He wants us to respond to the needs that are presented to us.

Then, on a nothing-out-of-the-usual day, my daughter Rocki Starr received a text message from a cute lively Christian woman, who is a member of an influential Hollywood family: “A friend of mine is on a respirator, as he is dying from cancer. Please pray for him.” When Rocki told me about the text message I began to pray in the Spirit, and suddenly I saw a cup of coffee before me, and the Lord said, “When you drink a cup of coffee, he’ll be fine.” I told Rocki to give the message to the woman, and Rocki said, “Dad, I don’t know if I can text her that message. Will she understand?” So, Rocki gave me the lady’s phone number and I texted her this message:

“This is Pastor Richard Gazowsky, Rocki‘s father. I hope everything is going perfect for you, and I want to thank you for asking us to pray for your friend (name deleted). A little while ago I was praying for him, and I saw you drinking a cup of coffee. The Lord spoke to me and said, ‘When she does this her friend will be fine.’ May God bless you and richly value you with all of His goodness.”

She wrote us back a few days later and said, “Hello, Pastor Richard. Thank you so much for that. Thank you!! God bless you and your family. ❤️”

She then wrote a second time and said, ”Pastor Richard, question. I keep reading your text and I wanted to ask you for more clarification on what it means. Are you meaning literally drinking coffee, or more of drinking in a spiritual way? God is telling me one thing, but I wanted to see if you could give me clarification. Thank you. “

My family and I were driving to a remote location when we received her message, so I quickly responded and sent her this text message: “Just simply drink coffee.“ (But, the message did not go through because we lost cellular reception.)

The next week, as we were eating a Monday morning breakfast, Rocki received a series of texts from her friend:

“Rocki?” she began.
“Yes. How’s it going?” Rocki replied.
“Umm. It’s going good. I have an update. I am still in a bit of shock, so I’m just going to tell you what happened.” She continued, “My friend was on a ventilator for 6 days. His father wanted to bring him home so he could be with family. As they prepared him to place a trach, he started breathing on his own. He came off the vent for 2 days with a CPAP and went home. Yesterday his breathing became shallow and we all said our goodbyes. He passed away last night around 3 a.m.”

This news was tough to hear after we had been interceding for his recovery. Rocki began writing a message of encouragement to the woman, when we received another text message from her. The man’s body was taken to the morgue, and around 9 a.m. an intern noticed that the man’s body was twitching. Now we have heard that dead bodies have been known to twitch a little, but this was more than usual. They checked his body and he had a heartbeat! Stunningly, the man was brought back to the ICU! Our friend said that she was on her knees praising God!

This amazing round of events blew us away. It turned out that we were not very far away from her location, so we met up at a little local bistro/pizza shop, and the Lord told me, “Don’t forget the coffee.”

When we sat down with her at the table over a few personal-sized pizzas the glory of the Lord came so strong, as we discussed the miracle that had just happened. We all laughed and cried, and when we were finished eating, our friend mentioned that she received my text message, “Just simply drink coffee” that very morning at 9:23 a.m., before she texted Rocki the news regarding her friend! We spoke out in unison, “We gotta drink coffee! Get the waitress!” As we sat there waiting for the waitress to bring us our cups of coffee, an incredible thing happened ~ the lady received a text message from the father of her friend in the hospital.

Her friend was in an induced coma, and the father asked if she would call his son so he could put the phone up to his son’s ear. (By the way, the father of the man in the coma had never witnessed any such miracle and had never understood such things.) The waitress brought fresh-brewed coffee to our table, and with coffee in hand, our friend spoke a sweet message of hope to the man in the coma over the phone. We all couldn’t help but cry and praise the Lord for what He was doing ~ over a cup of coffee.
Sent in love,

Pastor Richard Gazowsky

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Understanding the plans of God, Part two

 
God not only operates on the big God-like level; He also works on the smallest personal level with problems you may think are imperceivable by others. In our family’s travels across the United States we have seen God do miracles in the most inconspicuous locations. These are life-changing to the people they happen to. 

 

Recently, my family went to take our clothes to be dry-cleaned, and I noticed that the woman behind the counter had tears in her eyes. I asked her what was wrong but she didn’t want to talk about it. When I told her that I was a pastor, she opened up and told me her daughter had been having a rough time. One of the doors in their house, which kept the dog from reaching the entire home, was left open when she got home. The living room couch pillows were torn and the wake of destruction was monumental. On top of that, there was an argument about who had left the door open.

 

I told her, “The Lord is going to give your daughter a job.” I let her know God was going to fix everything, fulfill all of her dreams, and how important communication with God is. 

 

When I went back to the cleaners to pick up our clothes a few days later, the lady was so happy to see me. She told me the first day she couldn’t talk about what I had said to her daughter. But on the second day, the lady told her daughter a man had come to her shop and said that she was going to get a job. Within two days, her daughter had found work and her whole demeanor had changed! We have since heard that her daughter is so happy and doing very well. The lady at the cleaners waved her hand towards the sky and said that her whole life had been opened to see that God was concerned about her family and their lives. She was now determined to talk to Jesus every day!

 

We are realizing God not only does miracles to change nations, but He also touches personal details in lives in the smallest of ways. One of the reasons we pray daily is because God is concerned about the littlest things concerning you.
Sent in love,
Pastor Richard Gazowsky
By Gazowsky

Understanding the Plans of God, part one

We are living in a time when it is incredibly important for the godly people of America to pray. As Scripture says: 
“For My thoughts are not your thoughts,
Nor are your ways My ways, says the Lord.
For as the heavens are higher than the earth,
So are My ways higher than your ways,
And My thoughts than your thoughts.” 
The purpose of this Scripture is not to intimidate us, or to imply we cannot understand the way God does things. Instead, it encourages us to do the research, and then be content with His ways of accomplishing His plans.
As my family prays every day, we have met people who are also praying on their own, as prompted by the Holy Ghost. People all across our nation are praying, as I know all of you are doing as well. Recently God has had my family intercede: “Set the captives free.” So many people are bound by addictions, perversions, debts, and all manner of weights that torment the soul. A short time ago, Misty had this dream:
“I went into a warehouse with a friend. Inside were exhibits of the latest tennis shoes and clothes. People were given bands on their wrists signifying that they could rent the clothes and shoes. All of these different people were getting ‘high’ from renting, and when the rent got to a certain amount each person was given a ring on their finger. There was a 12-year-old who had five rings on his fingers, and he had gotten very high off of his purchases. However, each ring of debt would take away five years of his life! Because the things they were buying were giving them a high, I wanted to leave the warehouse as fast as I could!”

My family knew this dream was the Lord prompting us to pray for the weight of debt, which steals joy in life, to be removed in America. Recently, I watched the extended version of The Hobbit. There was a powerful scene where the Dwarf King’s father went to war with his archenemy, the Pale Orc. In the midst of defeat the father was carried away by his enemy, and held captive under a spell for generations to protect the very enemy that stole his life. Eventually, Gandalf comes and sets him free, so that before he dies, he is able to give a message of love to his son. After watching this scene we went to pray for the many who are bound with suffering to be set totally free.  

Jesus is the only One who can really set us free. He is the power that breaks every weighty chain. The way He sets the captives free is past finding out. One person’s experience may be completely different from another’s. But that is the beauty of the Lord. His love and understanding is customized to each one of us. The Lord said in Luke 4:18-19 (from the Amplified Bible),
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me (the Messiah),
Because He has anointed Me to preach the good news to the poor.
He has sent Me to announce release (pardon, forgiveness) to the captives,
And recovery of sight to the blind,
To set free those who are oppressed (downtrodden, bruised, crushed by tragedy),
To proclaim the favorable year of the Lord [the day when salvation and the favor of God abound greatly].”
This is what God wants to do in America right now! I want to ask all of you to join my family in praying to “Set The Captives Free!” There is power in the Spirit when we agree together. I believe in our unity before the Lord, He will pour out His Spirit upon our young and old, and we will see the broken and lost completely healed and restored!
Sent in love,
Pastor Richard Gazowsky
By Gazowsky